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  • Let's hear it from all my fellow 20+ year Freepers!!

    10/15/2020 3:21:36 PM PDT · by Jotmo · 370 replies
    10/15/2020 | Jotmo
    I just passed my 20 mark here at Free Republic! Wow. Kind of sneaks up you. I joined during the 2000 election endless recount circus. And it looks like we’re in for another chaotic mess of an election this year. Let’s see how many 20+ FR veterans I can get to respond!
  • Feb 2001: FreeRepublic Victory Brunch broadcast on C-SPAN

    09/25/2020 11:40:20 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 10 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | FEB 2001
    FR VICTORY BRUNCH Fond memories of a great time with FReeper FRiends. In my presentation, I called Hillary the Daughter of Satan. Some thought it was way over the top. What about now? Start at about 1:09.35
  • Any Freepers on Twitter?

    09/10/2020 2:50:29 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 106 replies
    It's time to join together, combine forces and bring all of the good the Free Republic has to offer with so many informative articles and intelligent comments in the FR threads. Let's FREEP Twitter together! Let's ALL Follow each other https://twitter.com/cafenetamerica
  • All Kamala, All Day

    08/13/2020 6:38:05 PM PDT · by IndispensableDestiny · 35 replies
    Self | Thu, Aug 13 2020 | IndispensableDestiny
    As of about 9:30 PM EDT, there have been about 43 new posts with "Kamala" or "Harris" in the title. The media are all Kamala, all day. It appears Freepers are too.
  • How many Freepers have been tested /treated for Covid19?

    07/10/2020 9:09:35 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 106 replies
    vanity | 7/10/2020 | self
    I would have to believe that the majority of veteran Freepers are over 50. Most prolific posters. How would we know if and when we lose our favorites, and or their family members?
  • COVID-Shamers And Seven Of Their Most Ridiculous Arguments

    04/13/2020 6:51:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 13, 2020 | Scott Morefield
    Have you ever been COVID-shamed online? Maybe you posted pictures of you and your family at a park and got reamed by someone for not being at home. Maybe, heaven forbid, you even dared to express a view on social media that strays from the ‘accepted opinion’ of months of mandated quarantine and government-enforced shutdowns until not a single solitary individual is infected with the virus. If the wrong people get wind you’ve expressed such an opinion, you’ll reap the whirlwind, I can promise you that. I’ve been there and done that. Fortunately, however, my work in conservative and right-of-center...
  • FR direct or tangential knowledge cases ongoing

    03/16/2020 11:08:24 AM PDT · by reed13k · 117 replies
    None | 16 Mar 2020 | Self
    I suppose this could be considered a waste of time, but I thought it might be a good ongoing thread to track cases of the Corona virus that are directly or tangentially impacting Freepers. We have 2 indirect contacts I know of so far.
  • Costco says it’s getting a boost from coronavirus panic shopping

    03/06/2020 5:29:27 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 73 replies
    ktla ^ | 03/06/2020
    The company said Thursday that sales at its stores open for at least one year, a key metric, increased 9.1% during its previous quarter compared with the same period last year. Sales at Costco in February were up 12.4% from a year ago. The company attributed around 3% of that to “an uptick in consumer demand” from concerns over coronavirus. Shoppers have posted pictures on social media in recent days of lines snaking around Costco stores. They have also posted pictures of shelves empty of sanitizers at Costco, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and other drug stores. Shares of Costco, Walmart, other...
  • Americans swarm Costco to stock up in panic over Coronavirus

    03/04/2020 10:54:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 111 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 03/04/2020
    American shoppers flock to branches of the major department store Costco across the country in order stock up on supplies in fear of a coronavirus outbreak, CNBC reported. The various necessities being sought include hand sanitizer, paper towels, trail mix, water and surgical masks, all of which are being bought in bulk. Citing Nielsen, CNBC reported that hand sanitizer sales are up 73% since February 22, while surgical masks sales are up 319%. However, Nielsen added that it does not expect hand sanitizer sales to peak any time soon. The sudden surge of panic-induced shoppers is predicted by some to...
  • These Are the Worst Fake News Stories Circulating About the Coronavirus

    02/24/2020 12:15:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Esquire Magazine ^ | 02/01/2020 | Mario Alvaro Limos
    It seems that the world is fighting two fronts on the spread of the novel coronavirus: On the medical front and the misinformation front, which could lead to more people getting infected. A disturbing number of people already think that you get coronavirus by drinking Corona Beer.We could all use a little less fear-mongering and fake news about the deadly virus, but some information is so convincing they seem true. Below are some of the misinformation being circulated on social media.  1|  Gargling salt water can help prevent the spread of coronavirus. It might alleviate halitosis to some extent, but rinsing...
  • Happy Thanksgiving 2019 To All!

    11/27/2019 10:12:53 PM PST · by Viking2002 · 93 replies
    Yours Truly | 11/28/19 | Myself
    Just wanted to start a thread in General/Chat to throw out a God Bless and the wish of a Happy Thanksgiving to all of us here at Free Republic. For those of you here who may not be celebrating - or cannot celebrate - this grand, blessed day with friends and family, remember that your virtual friends and family are right here and in our thoughts, prayers, and conversations. We'll all be online at some point, so go grab a Cracker Barrel Country Fried Turkey carryout, shout out your name, and we'll invite you into our lives and homes on...
  • Post a picture of yourself in any setting you wish (even disguised)

    06/22/2019 10:28:18 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 162 replies
    The depths of the mind | 22 June 2019 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Here, I'll go first...lolol:
  • OK Illinos Freepers (Any left?!) It's Time To Get The Band Back Together

    06/10/2019 7:00:43 PM PDT · by usconservative · 48 replies
    Self ^ | 6/10/2019 | USConservative
    This goes out to all the Illinois Freepers --- at least those of us who are left. Are there any besides Lurker and I? The purpose of this thread is to find out who's left here in this Socialist Hell-Hole run by Fat Boy JB Pritzker, the puppet of Mike Madigan. Let's get together, enjoy a few adult beverages and brainstorm about our plans to either get the hell out of this state, or participate in saving it during the next election. I personally think this state is lost and we should drink ourselves to oblivion and get the hell...
  • How do you Freep? (rare vanity)

    06/07/2019 1:30:26 PM PDT · by Eddie01 · 42 replies
    Hey Freepers, I have Breaking News on the left and Front Page News on the right. I used to follow activism but since the days of Walter Reed and then Trump Rallys, just not seeing much content, which is WRONG! "Articles", all the time. I've only been out here since '98, so looking for more advanced set ups. Some people find and post to articles that are days old. I have no idea how they find older relevant content. Feel like I'm not getting the most our of my account settings. Interested in how you all do it. Maybe a...
  • VANITY: What is the generational breakdown of Freeprs?

    04/19/2019 4:42:05 PM PDT · by Maceman · 392 replies
    4/19/2019 | maceman
    I am a baby boomer (born 1950). I have the impression that most Freepers are baby boomers or older. Am I right? What generation are you in? When were you born?
  • It's time for us to go to Washington

    05/03/2018 4:54:51 PM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 339 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 3 May 2018 | Alas Babylon!
    IT'S TIME. We need to stop talking and act. A march on Washington DC by We the People, the Trumpers, those of us that voted for him! I'm thinking in Early September--Labor day or there abouts.
  • Need help renovating house

    03/02/2018 5:26:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    March 2, 2018
    Have to replace carpet with hardwood or laminate. If you can help or know someone please email me. Thanks!
  • What are the rules for new sign-ups on Freerepublic?

    06/19/2017 3:58:09 PM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 92 replies
    b.b.e.b.
    I signed up in 1998 and posted a few minutes later, I have encouraged others to do so lately and all they are experiencing are roadblocks. What are the current rules for new sign -ups as for responding and posting? Thanks
  • FBI’s Russian-influence probe includes a look at far-right news sites

    03/20/2017 4:01:09 PM PDT · by b4its2late · 65 replies
    McClatchy Washington Bureau ^ | March 20, 2017 | BY PETER STONE AND GREG GORDON
    WASHINGTON Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach of news stories — some fictional — that favored Donald Trump’s presidential bid, two people familiar with the inquiry say. Operatives for Russia appear to have strategically timed the computer commands, known as “bots,” to blitz social media with links to the pro-Trump stories at times when the billionaire businessman was on the defensive in his race against Democrat Hillary Clinton, these sources said. Russian President Vladimir Putin is accused by the FBI of ordering a...
  • America Prayer Vigil. Feb 10, 2017

    02/10/2017 8:19:35 AM PST · by JustaCowgirl · 48 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 2/10/2017 | APV Prayer Team
    <p>Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT-ELECT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT-ELECT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media.</p> <p>Forum threads labeled [Prayer] are closed to debate of any kind.</p>