Free Republic 1st Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $21,714
Woo hoo!! And the first 24% is in!! Thank you all very much for your continuing support!!

Latest Articles

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Social Media Mob Attacks Shania Twain After She Walks Back Pro-President Trump Comments

    04/23/2018 2:12:41 PM PDT · by ethom · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 April 2018 | by Charlie Nash
    Canadian singer Shania Twain is still being attacked by the left, despite her apology for saying she’d have voted for Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. “I would have voted for him because, even though he was offensive, he seemed honest,” Twain had previously declared. “Do you want straight or polite?” Twain also described President Trump as “transparent,” adding, “and politics has a reputation of not being that, right?” However, the singer has since apologized for her comment, claiming it wasn’t “representative of my values.” “My answer was awkward, but certainly should not be taken as representative of my...
  • Vanity - Just announced on Fox News Rand Paul will be a "YES" on Mike Pompeo

    04/23/2018 2:09:53 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    April 23, 2018 | Me
    Good for Paul, I wasn't confident he'd change to a yes vote.
  • CHURCH Pastor: I miscalculated impact of LGBTQ-affirming vote

    04/23/2018 2:07:04 PM PDT · by fwdude · 6 replies
    One News Now ^ | January 15, 2018 | Bill Bumpas, Jody Brown
    A Baptist pastor in Dallas is facing some harsh realities more than a year after leading his congregation to affirm homosexuality. In November 2016, Wilshire Baptist Church voted to extend membership to those involved in the homosexual lifestyle. The church's slogan is now "Open to all, closed to none." The action prompted the Baptist General Convention of Texas to sever ties with the church. A year later, Chelsen Vicari decided to contact senior pastor George Mason to see how the church has been affected by the change.
  • Facebook’s Hidden Data Haul Troubles German Cartel Regulator

    04/23/2018 2:01:08 PM PDT · by upchuck · 2 replies
    OANN ^ | Apr 23, 2018 | Douglas Busvine
    BONN, Germany (Reuters) – That the personal data of tens of millions of Facebook users fell into the wrong hands is troubling politicians, but Germany’s top competition regulator is questioning the sheer volume of information that the social network harvests. Andreas Mundt, president of the Federal Cartel Office, is awaiting Facebook’s response to his findings, published in December, that it abuses its market dominance by gathering data on people without their proper consent. That includes tracking visitors to websites with an embedded Facebook ‘like’ or share button – and pages where it observes people even though there is no obvious...
  • White Actor Tom Arnold Tells Black Conservative Candace Owens to ‘Suck Racist (bleep)

    04/23/2018 1:59:57 PM PDT · by ethom · 16 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | April 23, 2018 11:02 AM EDT | Corinne Weaver
    So much for the rumored intersectionality and tolerance of the left. It turns out they can be racist and sexist when someone disagrees with them. Actor and noted liberal Tom Arnold went on the offensive on Sunday after rapper Kanye West tweeted his support for conservative commentator Candace Owens from Turning Point USA. He stated that “I love the way Candace Owens thinks,” causing controversy among the liberal Hollywood and Black Lives Matter circles. Perez Hilton, Shaun White, and Tom Arnold all went after both West and Owens, but it was Arnold who attacked Owens the most. After a series...
  • YETI Cuts Ties With the NRA (Serious Freeping needed!)

    04/23/2018 1:57:38 PM PDT · by tom h · 12 replies ^ | Apr 22, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    "In a surprising move, the popular cooler making company YETI has announced it will be cutting ties with the National Rifle Association" ...Freepers, time to give Yeti a serious lesson. See link below.
  • At least 1 dead after van strikes people on Toronto sidewalk

    04/23/2018 1:53:48 PM PDT · by RedMonqey · 24 replies ^ | April 23, 2018 | osh K. Elliott and Josh Dehaas
    Police have arrested a suspect after a white van mounted a curb and struck numerous pedestrians in Toronto. At least one person has died and at least several others were injured, according to a local hospital representative. Sunnybrook Hospital issued a statement saying that its trauma centre had received seven patients after “an incident involving a van striking a number of pedestrians.” A representative of the hospital later told CP24 that they were aware of eight patients, including one who died and several who were in critical condition.
  • The Hidden Bombshell in the McCabe Report

    04/23/2018 1:52:12 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 6 replies
    RCP Commentary ^ | 4-23-2018 | Charles Lipson
    The news reports have all focused on the FBI’s second-in-command leaking information to the Wall Street Journal – or authorizing subordinates to do so -- and then lying to investigators about it. This is big news, provided that account is borne out by a subsequent criminal indictment and successful prosecution. (snip) .... one of his presumably truthful comments about the Department of Justice may be even more significant. He said flatly that during the last months of the Obama administration, high-ranking Justice Department officials tried to kill the FBI’s on-going investigation into the Clinton Foundation. ..... The 35-page report goes...
  • World watches as Alfie Evans’ life hangs in the balance - live updates

    04/23/2018 1:41:04 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 23, 2018 | Dorothy Cummings McLean and Pete Baklinski Share on Facebook
    3:20 PM EST: The Italian Ambassador has threatened charges of murder if the hospital proceeds with removing Alfie’s life-support system.  2:40 PM EST: Tom Evans related in a Facebook live stream post that there will be a conference call between the family’s legal team, Justice Hayden, the Italian ambassador, and hospital administration to decide if Alfie can leave on a plane for Italy now that he has been made an Italian citizen. 
  • 'People will revolt': Workers say Russia must save sanctions-hit Rusal

    04/23/2018 1:38:37 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 8 replies ^ | April 23, 2018 | Reuters
    Workers at one of Russia's biggest aluminium smelters say their Siberian town is doomed unless Moscow mitigates U.S. sanctions against aluminium giant Rusal, a predicament mirrored across the company's sprawling operations. Trapped by mortgages for apartments built on barren steppe under communism, residents of Sayanogorsk, one of a string of towns dominated by Rusal, have few options if a loss of customers for its aluminium leads the firm to cut jobs. "The entire life of this city depends on Rusal," said Evgeny Ivanov, until recently a foreman at the plant in Sayanogorsk, where pockmarked asphalt recalls the harsh winters endured...
  • Lethal Weapon on Verge of Cancellation Due to Clayne Crawford's Behavior

    04/23/2018 1:37:56 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 16 replies
    TV Line ^ | April 23, 2018 | Michael Ausiello
    My recent Blind Item in Ask Ausiello is a blind no more. As confirmed by our sister site Deadline, a big question mark is now hanging over Lethal Weapon‘s seemingly slam-dunk Season 3 renewal due to the behavior of co-lead Clayne Crawford. Per Deadline, Crawford has “been disciplined several times over complaints of emotional abuse and creating a hostile environment.” The issue reportedly intensified in recent months to the point where several actors and crew members on the Fox drama do not want to be on set with Crawford. A source tells TVLine that studio Warner Bros. is considering recasting...
  • Melania Trump is Serving Michelle Obama's Collard Greens for Dinner (MSM is not happy!)

    04/23/2018 1:37:31 PM PDT · by ethom · 42 replies
    The Root ^ | today 3:28pm | Michael Harriot
    Time Magazine reports that the Trumps will host French President Emmanuel Macron and French First Lady Brigette Macron on Tuesday at the first White House State dinner of the Trump administration. Buried in the details of the decor, wine selection and menu is the fact that Melania Trump is planning a first course that “celebrates the wondrous first harvest of spring, using greens from the White House kitchen garden.” The main course will include New Orleans Jambalaya with Carolina rice “scented with the trinity of Cajun cooking—celery, peppers, and onions, and spiced with herbs from the South Lawn.” Let us...
  • Fresno State prof praises plane hijackers, calls for acts of terrorism against “Spencer”

    04/23/2018 1:36:24 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 8 replies ^ | 04/23/2018 | Robert Spencer
    Video at link (0:46). This is what passes for a professor these days. This is academia in the U.S., 2018. If Fresno State lets Jarrar go for her vile statements about Barbara Bush, maybe Stanford will be able to snatch her up, but there is certain to be a bidding war. Meanwhile, I don’t know if Jarrar meant me, or neo-Nazi Richard Spencer, or someone else when she calls for acts of terrorism against “Spencer” in this video. Maybe she has Richard and me completely mixed up, as do so many. Academics today aren’t much interested in making distinctions...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EDT,WOR AM,April 23-27,2018

    04/23/2018 1:19:57 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 1 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | April 23, 2018 | Sean Hannity
    Good Afternoon And WELCOME!
  • Out of Africa: 90,000-Year-Old Human Finger Points to Much Earlier Migration

    04/23/2018 1:03:57 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 47 replies
    Researchers have directly dated the earliest-ever fossil from an anatomically modern human found outside of Africa and the Levant. This 90,000-year-old fossilized finger rewrites traditional theories of early migration, beating expectations by some 25,000 years. Homo sapiens, the team thinks, were exploring what was once the wet grassland of Saudi Arabia far earlier than previously thought. Humans may not have left Africa in one big wave, but in a series of trickles... Extensive testing at institutions around the world revealed not only was this the finger bone of a modern human, but it was also the oldest directly dated Homo...
  • Archaeologists find bust of Roman emperor in Egypt [Marcus Aurelius]

    04/23/2018 12:41:08 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 28 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | April 22, 2018 | Associated Press
    This undated photo released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, shows the head of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius that was found in the Temple of Kom Ombo, in Aswan, 585 miles (940 kilometers) south of Cairo, Egypt. (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AP)
  • Cops used dead man's finger in attempt to unlock his phone

    04/23/2018 12:35:36 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 72 replies ^ | Updated: April 21, 2018 at 01:55 PM | Kathryn Varn
    <p>LARGO — Most people agree what the Largo detectives did at the funeral home was legal.</p> <p>What they diverge on is whether it was appropriate.</p> <p>"I just felt so disrespected and violated," said Victoria Armstrong, whose fiance, Linus F. Phillip, was shot and killed by a Largo police officer last month.</p>
  • Wisconsin Crybullies Fail to Disrupt Charity Gun Raffle

    04/23/2018 12:35:35 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 16 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Even in extremely liberal Madison, Wisconsin, there is a core of Second Amendment supporters. Friends of the NRA is not a political group. The events are meant to raise money for things such as shooting ranges and teaching firearms safety. They are not allowed to endorse political candidates. It is clear that Friends of the NRA are Second Amendment supporters.  The Friends of the NRA in Madison, Wisconsin, held their 26th annual fundraising event on 11 April 2018. The event has been non-controversial for 25 years. This year the event drew some crybullies who want to tell other people...
  • Bernie Sanders to unveil plan to guarantee every American a job

    04/23/2018 12:14:09 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 156 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 04/23/18 | Jeff Stein
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will unveil a plan for the federal government to guarantee a job paying $15 an hour and health-care benefits to every American worker “who wants or needs one,” embracing the kind of large-scale government works project that Democrats have shied away from in recent decades. Sanders's jobs guarantee would fund hundreds of projects throughout the United States aimed at addressing priorities such as infrastructure, caregiving, the environment, education and other goals. Under the job guarantee, every American would be entitled to a job under one of these projects or receive job training to be able to...
  • Focus on witchcraft at exorcists’ summit signifies a paradigm shift

    04/23/2018 12:13:09 PM PDT · by Thurifer the Censer · 3 replies ^ | Apr 18, 2018 | John L. Allen Jr.
    Laying out this year’s edition on Monday, Professor Giuseppe Ferrari, who heads the “Group for Socio-Religious Research and Information” which sponsors the annual gathering, went over the history of the course and also what’s new in the 2018 edition. One novelty, Ferrari said, is that for the first time, the course will feature a section on witchcraft in Africa. “We will deal with the theme of the kidnapping and murder of children for ritual sacrifice, linked to witchcraft, in order to obtain favors for clients,” he said, calling it a “cruel and inhuman practice.”