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  • Massive Skunky Smelling Cloud Suddenly Appears Over Canada

    10/23/2018 1:03:30 AM PDT · by Mr_Moonlight · 13 replies
    October 23 2018 | Me .... ehhhhh?
    October 17th 2018 - Satellite photos have shown a widespread cloud of skunky smelling smoke appearing over all of Canada. Meteorologists and Canadian Officials are perplexed as to the cause of this sudden cloud of smoke, but have noted a correlation of runs for junk-food such as Doritos, Little Debbie's Cookies and Cakes, as well as Twinkies at local convenience stores all across the provinces. Developing: We'll have more on this story as soon as we can get our reporters to stop giddily laughing incoherently.
  • Ex-POTUS, Obama addresses 2000 people, Ex-VP, Biden, 193 people, POTUS, Trump, 35,000 people.

    10/23/2018 12:30:36 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 14 replies
    Failed Ex-POTUS, Barack Hussein Obama appearing at the UNLV, Las Vegas, Nevada yesterday was able to muster a paltry 2000 people (Buzz Feed News) with the aide of using the well known group of "Salt & Pepper" as the magnet to attract rally attendees. Ex-Vice President, Joe Biden. last Saturday was not as fortunate as Obama, as he was only able to draw a further paltry 193-500 folks (POTUS, Trump says 193 people attended) in a sad union hall political rally in Las Vegas, Nevada. Current POTUS, Donald J.Trump drew some 35,000 plus supporters last evening at a "MASSIVE" "ENERGY...
  • Is President Trump Coming to California to Campaign for John Cox?

    10/22/2018 9:11:38 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 31 replies
    22 Oct 18 | hapnHAL
    Last June John Cox, the Republican candidate for governor, said President Donald Trump will campaign for him and other California conservatives running for office this fall. Well time is getting short. President Trump where are you? Look at Trump's gigantic rally in Houston. Let's watch President Trump turn California from a Blue State to a RED STATE. President Trump we NEED YOU. Please come.
  • Cory Booker’s plan to fight wealth inequality: give poor kids money

    10/22/2018 6:05:38 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 50 replies
    Vox.com ^ | October 22, 2018 | Sarah Kliffsarah
    America has a massive, growing racial wealth gap. The median white family today holds nearly 10 times the wealth of the median black family. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) is introducing a bill aimed at closing that gap. His idea is to give lower-income kids a sizable nest egg (nearly $50,000 in some cases) that they could use for wealth-building purchases, like a down payment on a house or college tuition. These “opportunity accounts” would, theoretically, make sure all children have significant assets when they enter adulthood, rather than just those who grow up in wealthier homes. “It would be a...
  • Kidney stones suck.

    10/22/2018 2:04:36 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 130 replies
    10-22-2018
    Life will be great again when I pass this damn thing. Right now, it's giving me a break. Started this past late Friday morning while driving. Ever since then, it's been off and on pain on a level of 7 out of 10. Early this morning was an ordeal as the pain started just after midnight and lasted until about 3:30am. I had to take the day off work. Been drinking boatloads of water since Friday. Someone said drink fresh lemonade or lemon juice. Thoughts? BTW, this is my 3rd bout with these things so not my first rodeo. First...
  • DUers mad that CNN and MSNBC are NOT being partisan (biased) enough on midterms

    10/22/2018 12:55:11 PM PDT · by sickoflibs · 62 replies
    DU text only | Oct 22, 2018 | DU idiots
    DU title 'Breathless CNN & MSNBC pundits over a House "horse race"' Some funny comments: MontanaMama (5,950 posts) 3. We've been here before. I’m swearing all of them off except Rachel until after Nov 6th. True Blue American (2,518 posts) 8. The pundits Go which ever way the wind blows. I used to like Kornaki. Now, he is so full of himself he has become a bag of wind. Scarborough and Mika put Trump in the WhiteHouse. Not they hate him, but show him over and over. Star Member The Blue Flower (3,282 posts) 10. I had to turn off...
  • Zero Intolerance for Intolerance (Proud Boys)

    10/22/2018 11:32:09 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 3 replies
    Taki's Magazine ^ | 10/22/2018 | Jim Goad
    Surely by now you’ve heard the story about that hate crime involving a criminal gang of fascist white-supremacist neo-Nazi alt-right bigots who swarmed peaceful protestors in Upper Manhattan a couple Friday nights ago ---SNIP--- On the morning of the event, vandals spray-painted the anarchy “A” on the club’s front door, smashed windows, glued locks shot, and damaged a keypad entrance system. They also left a note that, to a sane person, sounds a touch threatening:
  • How To Invest Your $1.6 Billion Mega Millions Winnings

    10/22/2018 10:32:35 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 101 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/22/18 | Garth Friesen
    One in 300 million. The odds aren’t great, but your chances of winning the massive Mega Millions lottery are as good as the next person. The current jackpot is estimated to be more than $1.6 billion. That is 1,600 million for those who are used to seeing smaller prizes. According to the USA Mega lottery website, the lucky winner will take home approximately $687 million after taxes if he or she opts for the cash option -- life-changing wealth by any standard. It's fun just dreaming how would you spend or invest the money if you won. The opportunities would...
  • Shocking turnout for first day of early voting in Houston

    10/22/2018 10:18:49 AM PDT · by Blue House Sue · 43 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/22/18 | Jeremy Wallace
    Thousands of people were already camped out at a key early voting location in Houston on Monday morning, hours before voting was even set to begin. Nearly 2,000 people stood in line outside of the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center on West Gray near River Oaks in a scene that looked more like a Black Friday shopping morning.
  • St. Pete Polls(FLA)... SCOTT +1 and Gillium +1

    10/22/2018 9:16:52 AM PDT · by Conserv · 19 replies
    1575 LV, 2.5 Margin of Error vs. CNN's 759 LV, 4.2 MOE
  • IS Drudge site down???

    10/22/2018 7:38:55 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 44 replies
    Is Drudge site down??
  • How smart are Freepers? Lets offer an answer.

    10/22/2018 7:00:08 AM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 157 replies
    Hello Freepers....! ....LOTS of threads about the mass of illegal immigrants headed our way...as of this morning the numbers are estimated at between 5,000 to 10,000 men women and children. We can assume that this number will grow. Now, we can also assume that Mexico is not going to be of much help here...and will leave this event for the United States to 'clean up'. So, they are coming....they will soon be at the boarder...and they will not just 'stop' voluntarily.... What CAN be done to keep this from becoming a nightmare scenario?? Please be civil...and make your thoughts known....
  • Will Fox (FNC & FBC) TV refuse to air the complete, unedited Tump/Abbott/Cruz rally, today?

    10/22/2018 6:23:23 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 23 replies
    Folks, will Fox News Channel & Fox Business News TV Channels refuse to broadest in full,...the massive "MEGA" POTUS, Doanld J. Trump Political Rally & Tailgate Party being held today in Houston, Texas at the Toyota Sports Center, capacity, 20,000 people. The Trump Campaign Staff has reported receiving over 100,000 requests for tickets. As I am writing this, thousands of folks are already lined up for this major campaign event. Will the FOX News Management give Trump and his millions of loyal supporters the cold shoulder by not broadcasting this major political event in total? For your info...C-Span, RSBN, and...
  • "FDE"FL releases "Mail-In" voting results for yesterday, 10/21/2018. Reps top Dems by 51,421 votes

    10/22/2018 5:05:20 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 35 replies
    The Florida Division Of Elections has just released the "Mail-In" voting activity for yesterday, Sunday, 10/21/2018, The results are as follows: Republicans, 408,661 votes cast & recorded. Democrats, 357,119 votes cast & recorded. Others, 4,947 votes cast & recorded. No Party Affiliation (Independents), 159,844 votes cast & recorded. Republicans top Democrats by a margin of 51,542 votes cast & recorded. Adjustment to vote counts will be made around mid-morning, this morning. Please also take note that "Early Voting" begins in some Florida counties this morning. Results should post commencing tomorrow morning on the FDE web site. Notes of Interest: POTUS,...
  • Happy 115th Birthday Jerome Lester Horwitz (Curly of The Three Stooges)

    10/22/2018 4:39:25 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 50 replies
    October 22, 2018
    Jerome Lester Horwitz (October 22, 1903 – January 18, 1952), known professionally as Curly Howard, was an American vaudevillian actor and comedian. He was best known as a member of the American  farce comedy team the Three Stooges, which also featured his elder brothers Moe and Shemp Howard and actor Larry Fine. Curly Howard was generally considered the most popular and recognizable of the Stooges. He was well known for his high-pitched voice and vocal expressions ("nyuk-nyuk-nyuk!", "woob-woob-woob!", "soitenly!" [certainly], and barking like a dog), as well as his physical comedy (e.g., falling on the ground and pivoting on his shoulder as he "walked" in circular motion), improvisations, and athleticism.
  • Messy Monday

    10/22/2018 4:34:03 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 3 replies
    email from a friend | 10/22/2018 | unknown
    A Priest was about to finish his tour of duty, and was leaving his mission in the jungle, where he has spent years teaching the natives, when he realizes that the one thing he never taught them, was how to speak English. So he takes the chief for a walk in the forest. He points to a tree and says to the chief, "This is a tree." The chief looks at the tree and grunts, "Tree." The Priest is pleased with the response. They walk a little further and he points to a rock and says, "This is a rock."...
  • CA Swamp Needs Cleaning, Needs a Republican Governor

    10/21/2018 6:51:39 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 17 replies
    22 Oct 18 | hapnHAL
    Hello,..... We just discovered the Democrat from San Francisco named Gavin Newsome that is running for governor does not think it is important to place a Candidate statement in the Official Voter Information Guide . He is so convinced he has the population centers votes, in California.WRONG.. How the hell does he figure to earn anybodies vote? Also he is so sure of himself that he wont have a series of debates with with the other contender, John Cox...Newsome has no backbone and needs voters of California to send him into retirement. Further, Newsome acting as Lt. Governor has been...
  • Socialist Bernie Sanders takes credit for Cuba escapee Yasiel Puig’s success #WorldSeries

    10/21/2018 5:19:29 PM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 21, 2018 | Greg P.
    Anyway, elderly socialist Bernie Sanders is taking credit for Puig’s achievements this season over batting tips he gave the slugger back in March: Congratulations to @Dodgers and @YasielPuig! Looks like those pointers worked. https://t.co/pF9NnOHcSl — Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) October 21, 2018
  • Episode 268 Scott Adams: Saudi Halfpinions, Russian Missile Deals, and Midterms

    10/21/2018 5:16:10 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 6 replies
    dilbert blog podcast ^ | 10-21-18 | Scott Adams
    Topics: CNN Political Analyst, Julian Zelizer’s “halfpinion” article CNN shifts into alibi mode for possible election losses: Two minority vote suppression articles now on CNN Would Mueller wait till after midterms if he had anything juicy? President going hard on Russia…right before the midterms Jamal Khashoggi, does anyone care beyond the journalist level? Possible fallout from #FentanylChina assassinations Wearing, tweeting, displaying the American flag just prior to midterm elections
  • I am getting a not secure at the top of the page

    10/21/2018 4:31:17 PM PDT · by fatima · 76 replies
    When I click the link for freerepublic on Yahoo I get a Not Secure at the top of the page in the address bar when I click on it..