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  • Polis appoints activist to vet board, signs egg bill ( Colorado )

    07/09/2020 9:30:13 AM PDT · by george76 · 18 replies
    Fence Post magazine ^ | July 9, 2020 | Rachel Gabel
    Colorado's First Gentleman Marlon Reis and Ellen Kessler, an animal activist who has been appointed to a position on the State Board of Veterinary Medicine ... Kessler is a self-proclaimed animal rights activist .. “Vegan AF” and “Extreme. Annoying. Vegan.” Kessler posted support of the recently signed HB 20-1343 Egg-laying Hen Confinement Standards, calling the legislation a baby step “to get to the true goal of animal lovers and that is to not keep chickens for eggs nor food.” The board Gov. Polis appointed Kessler to regulates and licenses veterinarians ... The board activities include licensing veterinarians, investigating complaints about...
  • Time Person of the Year: Climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg.

    12/11/2019 5:23:11 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 152 replies
    CNN Business ^ | 12/11/2019 | Kerry Flynn
    Time magazine has chosen Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate crisis activist, as person of the year. Each year, the magazine features the most influential person, group, movement or idea of the previous 12 months. Last year, it was "The Guardians," a group of journalists who have been targeted or assaulted for their work. In 2017, it was "The Silence Breakers," the group of people who came forward to report sexual misconduct. Past Persons of the Year include Adolf Hitler, Ayatollah Khomeini and Joseph Stalin.
  • Too much of a Greta thing? Activist urges focus on others

    12/10/2019 6:52:15 AM PST · by Bloody Sam Roberts · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | 12/9/2019 | FRANK JORDANS and ARITZ PARRA
    With dozens of cameras pointing at her across a room full of reporters, celebrity teen environmentalist Greta Thunberg had an unexpected message: Look the other way. “Our stories have been told over and over again,” the 16-year-old Swede said, explaining why she and prominent German activist Luisa Neubauer would be handing over the stage at the U.N. climate meeting in Madrid to other young activists. “It’s really about them,” Thunberg added of the young activists from developing countries already facing the effects of climate change, including violent storms, droughts and rising sea levels. “We talk about our future, they talk...
  • ‘All I Want For Christmas' tops most annoying song poll, still tops Billboard's Holiday 100

    12/04/2019 6:16:56 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 98 replies
    Cox Media via WPXI ^ | December 4, 2019 | Natalie Dreier
    “I don’t want a lot for Christmas” but for some, the one thing they do want is to hear the song again! A poll across the UK has found that the most annoying Christmas song out there isn’t “Jingle Bells” or “Dominick the Donkey” or even “Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer” but rather Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You," Variety reported. Huawei, a mobile phone company, conducted the survey. The Carey Christmas Classic may be the number one most annoying, but some other songs you hear on constant rotation on the radio also made the...
  • Russia Invites Climate Activist Greta Thunberg to Speak in Parliament

    10/09/2019 11:46:07 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 30 replies
    Moscow Times ^ | Oct 2019
    Russia’s parliament has invited Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to address young Russians concerned about the environment. The 16-year-old schoolgirl has catalyzed global school strikes and inspired Russia's nascent climate protest movement. Thunberg’s impassioned speech at the United Nations General Assembly last week sparked a fierce backlash in Russian society. “I invite you to give a speech to Russian youth in the State Duma on any date convenient for you,” lawmaker Vasily Vlasov wrote to Thunberg, according to excerpts of his letter published by the state-run RIA Novosti news agency Tuesday. Vlasov, 24, a senior member of the Duma’s Natural...
  • How do you go back to the old version of gmail?

    08/24/2018 6:54:58 PM PDT · by firebrand · 32 replies
    August 24, 2018 | me
    It takes forever to open, probably because it has too many bells and whistles. Now something called "Tasks" has opened and is blocking my inbox and won't go away no matter how many million times I click on the X. Even turning it off didn't help. They should also drop all the little suggestions. Please tell me there's a way to go back to the old version!
  • Flyers depicting racist caricature of African-Americans found at UT

    05/02/2017 11:34:16 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 94 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 5/2/17 | Eric Webb
    Anti-African-American flyers containing a racist slogan and imagery have been found at the University of Texas at Austin, according to reports on social media Tuesday. The flyers depict a racist caricature of a black man holding a knife and bear the words “Around blacks ... never relax.” UT student Kim Nguyen said she found a flyer on an yellow emergency call machine near the Littlefield Fountain.
  • 'Annoying' anti-cowbell campaigner denied Swiss passport

    01/11/2017 10:52:06 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 21 replies
    The Local (ch) ^ | Jan 9, 2017 | Caroline Bishop
    A Dutch woman has seen her request for Swiss citizenship refused for the second time by local residents who object to her media campaigning against cowbells and other Swiss traditions. A vegan and supporter of animal rights, she gained a reputation in her community of Gipf-Oberfrick, in the canton of Aargau, after campaigning against cowbells, claiming they were damaging to cows’ health.
  • Jamie Dupree - tired of his socialism (vanity)

    08/08/2015 9:10:36 AM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 40 replies
    Sean Hannity, Herman Cain and others, please stop using Jammie Dubree, "the most connected man in Washington". He is annoying. He is a moderate leaning socialist. I find him as irritating as poison ivy. Do any of you feel the same way?
  • Worst Christmas songs: The 10 most annoying holiday hits

    12/21/2014 11:36:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 169 replies
    City News Toronto ^ | Shalini Roy
    We asked you what you thought of Christmas music and while most of you love it – early appearances not withstanding – there are a few songs that just get under your skin. Here are the tunes that readers voted as the worst (read: most annoying) Christmas songs ever. 10. Run, Rudolph, Run This rockabilly jingle is a bluesy take on Christmas. “Run, run, Rudolph, whizzin’ like a merry-go-round,” croons Chuck Berry, as we imagine frenzied shoppers running in all directions to satisfy Christmas desires. 9. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus This song might be perceived as being...
  • If Current Webpage Editors Were Writing Headlines in the Past

    09/03/2014 3:08:06 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 19 replies
    Vanity ^ | September 3, 2014 | Arthur McGowan
    When You Read What Happened to the Titanic, You'll Cry Buckets! You Won't Believe What Hitler Said Over the Radio Last Night! When You Find Out What the Japs Did at Pearl Harbor, You'll Blow a Gasket! You'll Jump Out a Window When You Find Out What the Stock Market Did! When the Lincolns Went to the Theater, They Probably Weren't Expecting This!
  • Noah Goes National, Five Year Old "Apparently Kid" Is Internet Sensation [follow up interview]

    08/06/2014 4:13:57 PM PDT · by FlJoePa · 14 replies
    youtube ^ | 8-6-14 | wnep
    Apparently Kid getting his 15 minutes. Same link here
  • Attn PJ Media readers: How do I kill this !@#*(!@) popup??

    07/17/2013 7:22:28 AM PDT · by Notary Sojac · 17 replies
    Today | Notary Sojac
    I used to like the PJ Media site a lot. But the last couple of weeks, every time I go to a new page I get a @#&*!@&! popup, wanting me to subscribe to their service which will fill up my mailbox with stuff I don't want.The popup has a button that says "I've already subscribed" which leads me to believe that even if I give them my email address it won't stop. I've tried every option I can find in Firefox and Adblocker to make this bloody thing stop showing up. And I've "signed up" using a throwaway address...
  • Title of Thread Repeated In Body of Thread

    05/05/2011 11:19:00 PM PDT · by conservativeimage · 56 replies · 1+ views
    5/6/11 | Red Fox
    Title of Thread Repeated In Body of Thread 5/6/11 Red Fox This is a thread titled Title of Thread Repeated In Body of Thread. And now the body of the thread: Title of Thread Repeated In Body of Thread.
  • New DNC chair revealed: Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

    04/05/2011 4:56:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 131 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 5, 2011 | Allahpundit
    She’s an above-average fundraiser (see the graph towards the bottom of the page here), an assiduously on-message interviewee, a rep from a crucial swing state, and of course a woman, which may help Democrats marginally with a key demographic. Oh, and she’s also a “heroine” to Planned Parenthood, natch. Congrats, Debbie. Now for your first lesson on messaging. Repeat after me: “Republicans want to kill grandma.” She would be the first woman to serve as the permanent head of the committee in a presidential election year, party officials said. At least two women have served short stints in the position,...
  • Q. Why did God give liberals annoying, whiny voices?

    01/03/2011 1:52:03 PM PST · by Nachum · 36 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 1/3/11 | James Delingpole
    A. So that even the blind could hate them. This is one of my favourite jokes from a new book published today called 365 Ways To Drive A Liberal Crazy. Modesty forbids me from naming the author but if you buy it in sufficient quantities I can offer you his cast-iron guarantee that not a penny of the proceeds will be spent on anything remotely worthy or eco-friendly. Perhaps they will go towards rescuing one of his children from the state education system, so that one day they can look down on David Cameron’s kids and despise them for not
  • Blog Police Creeps Are George Soros Plants

    11/19/2010 9:54:46 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 692 replies
    Vanity | 11/19/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Blog Police Creeps Are George Soros Plants For at least a month now a crew of three or four screen names here on Free Republic have been used to spam post after post all across the board. They have decided that they are Free Republic's police, they think they speak for the whole board, and have been attempting to drive people off this site. But are they real FReepers? Or are they something else? It is pretty clear that they are being paid to do this by a George Soros-styled, left wing organization to spam FR, attack posters, and attempt...
  • Vanity - Harassing phone calls from "Prolixus"

    09/25/2010 6:51:34 PM PDT · by GraceG · 25 replies · 1+ views
    GraceG | 0925/2010 | GraceG
    Over the last few weeks I have been received up to 5 calls a day from these fraudsters from the "Prolixus" people. They call claiming to be from the "Prolixus Identity Protection Center" and they claim that I contacted them earlier for a call back. Well the problem is their product is a "male enhancement" product and I am female. This doesn't seem to stop them from calling me for what seems like ALL of the time. I have on several occasions demanded to talk to a supervisor who then assured me I would be taken off of their list...
  • The Most Annoying Republican of them All

    09/25/2010 4:52:10 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 15 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-24-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    Earlier this week conservative columnist Ben Shapiro came up with his list of the 5 most annoying Republicans<-----(here). Its a mighty fine list too, but I'm going to focus on his number one choice since she also happens to be my top pick. Mirror mirror on the wall, who's the most annoying Republican of all? This cover, corrected with Photoshop from the version that hit bookstores, was originally found at iOwnTheWorld This is going to be a tough post for me because there is already so much great stuff out there that has been said about her...such as... It...
  • What FReepers Annoy You the Most?

    09/01/2010 12:43:28 PM PDT · by humblegunner · 412 replies
    A similar thread that was funny ^ | September 01, 2010 | humblegunner
    What FReepers Annoy You the Most? And why? I'm fairly annoying so I figure it falls on me to post this.