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  • Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies at 87

    01/23/2021 5:39:18 AM PST · by kingu · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/23/2021
    Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87. His son, Chance, confirmed King's death Saturday morning.
  • Dave Arnold, Pennsylvania State Senator who lobbied Congress to reject PA's electoral votes for the 2020 election, dies of brain tumor.

    01/17/2021 1:49:22 PM PST · by PallMal · 16 replies
    Penn Live Patriot News ^ | January 17, 2021 | Jan Murphy
    Pennsylvania Sen. Dave Arnold died Sunday at home with his wife and daughter by his side, ending a 15-month battle with brain cancer.
  • Long Time Beloved Freeper, Carlos Morelli has gone home to be with the Lord.

    01/12/2021 11:59:53 AM PST · by hope · 35 replies
    Facebook | 01/13/2021
    Carlo Joseph Morelli passed away the evening of January 10th, 2021. He was a man of many titles but his favorites were dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa. Carlo is survived by his three daughters, Susan Bowers, Jennifer Flickner, and Dorothy Maloy, his two sons, Michael Morelli and Matthew Morelli, his five grandchildren, Brandon Morelli, Nicholas Maloy, Andrew Maloy, Annie Flickner, and Kaitlyn Koroleski, and his great-granddaughter Sophie Green. Funeral services will be held at St. John Vianney Catholic Church at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, January 13th and immediately after the service he will be buried at Morton Cemetery in the historic...
  • Ashli Babbit is a heroic patriot who sacrificed her life for our right to vote in fair elections

    01/06/2021 8:41:20 PM PST · by conservative98 · 81 replies
    "The heroic patriot shot and killed today for no reason by the Capitol Police is Ashli Babbit, a 14-year veteran, who served four tours with the US Air Force, and was a high level security official throughout her time in service. Honor Her! She sacrificed her life for our freedom to vote in fair elections!"
  • Tanya Roberts dead at 65 — a day after publicist mistakenly reports death

    01/05/2021 8:34:22 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 5, 2021 | Lia Eustachewich
    Tanya Roberts died Monday night — a day after her publicist mistakenly announced her death. The former Bond girl died at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, where she’d been hospitalized since Christmas Eve after collapsing in her home after a hike, TMZ reported. Roberts was 65. Her partner, Lance O’Brien, told the gossip site that he received a call from her doctor around 9 p.m. Monday that Roberts had died.
  • Tanya Roberts Dead at 65

    01/03/2021 8:38:18 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 73 replies
    TMZ ^ | 01/03/2021
    Tanya's rep tells TMZ, she was on a walk with her dogs on Christmas Eve and when she returned home she collapsed. She was taken to the hospital and put on a ventilator but never got better. We're told it was NOT COVID-related. Tanya died today. In the days leading up to her collapse, we're told Tanya appeared perfectly healthy ... even doing video chats for her fans. Tanya was a go-to model and actress in her heyday -- so much so, she even appeared as one of the Bond girls, Stacey Sutton, in "A View to a Kill," opposite...
  • Chemo, Radiation & Coronavirus

    03/13/2020 1:02:00 PM PDT · by Bender2 · 276 replies
    First, let me say I am more than pleased in how my chemo and radiation treatments have been going. No nausea at all from the chemo and outside the pain from the arthritis in my shoulders holding my arms over my head for 15 to 20 minutes during radiation, I am not suffering much at all. Oh, I am down in the dumps at times and have fatigue to the max. I am sleeping about 16 hours a day. All in all, the whole experience has been much better than I ever expected and all thanks to you all who...
  • 'Deadliest Catch' Star Nick McGlashan Dead at 33

    12/28/2020 11:26:24 AM PST · by Red Badger · 72 replies
    TMZ ^ | 12/28/2020 6:48 AM PT | Staff
    Nick McGlashan, a 7th generation fisherman who starred in "Deadliest Catch," has died ... TMZ has learned. The Medical Examiner and family tell TMZ ... Nick passed away Sunday in Nashville. The cause of death has not been determined. Nick appeared on the show for years ... from 2013 - 2020, in 78 episodes. Nick's family has a storied tale of the sea. His great uncle worked on the first boat in the U.S. crab industry. Two of his aunts were crabbers ... one of who was lost at sea after the boat sank. As for Nick ... he started...
  • Nashville Bomber ID’ed: May Have Been 5G Conspiracy Theorist, Believed In Aliens

    12/27/2020 5:14:39 PM PST · by McGruff · 85 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | December 27, 2020
    The US Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, Don Cochran, said Sunday that the man responsible for the explosion that shook Downtown Nashville on Christmas morning has been positively identified. ... It was also revealed Sunday that a song played before the audio warning and countdown. The song was “Downtown,” the 1964 hit by Petula Clark. The investigation continues into a possible motive and officials are probing whether Warner was a believer of the 5G conspiracy theory. Some people believe 5G towers cause cancer or are used by the federal government for spying on citizens. According to ABC News’...
  • Bruce Herschensohn, conservative commentator on Southern California airwaves, dies at 88

    12/02/2020 6:17:47 PM PST · by Pelham · 33 replies
    Los Angeles Daily News ^ | December 2, 2020 | City News Service
    YORBA LINDA — Political commentator Bruce Herschensohn, a longtime fixture on Southern California television and radio, former aide to Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan and Republican candidate for a U.S. Senate seat in 1992, has died at the age of 88. Herschensohn’s death was announced Tuesday by the Richard Nixon Foundation in Yorba Linda. The cause of death was not released. “One word defines Bruce Herschensohn: patriot,” said Hugh Hewitt, the Nixon Foundation’s president. “A resonant, mellifluous voice for freedom, he was always calm, always insistent on the truth that people needed to be free, wanted to be free...
  • Walter E. Williams 1936-2020

    12/02/2020 7:21:22 PM PST · by rktman · 53 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 12/2/2020 | Thomas Sowell
    Walter Williams loved teaching. Unlike too many other teachers today, he made it a point never to impose his opinions on his students. Those who read his syndicated newspaper columns know that he expressed his opinions boldly and unequivocally there. But not in the classroom. Walter once said he hoped that, on the day he died, he would have taught a class that day. And that is just the way it was, when he died on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. He was my best friend for half a century. There was no one I trusted more or whose integrity I...
  • 'A Great Loss for America': RIP Walter Williams (May the eternal Light shine above him, and may he rest in Peace)

    12/02/2020 1:31:03 PM PST · by Kaslin · 69 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 2, 2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    Source: Screenshot/Facebook via Hammond Institute for Free EnterpriseWalter Williams, the John M. Olin distinguished professor of economics at George Mason University and longtime columnist, has died at the age of 84.Williams began writing a weekly column, "A Minority View," in 1981, the last of which, titled "Black Education Tragedy Is New," published Wednesday. His columns have appeared on Townhall.com for more than 25 years. He is also the author of 10 books, including the most recent, "Race and Economics: How Much Can Be Blamed on Discrimination?" and "Up from the Projects: An Autobiography," and published more than 150 scholarly articles,...
  • In Memoriam: TheRightGuy August 23, 2020

    08/25/2020 8:19:10 PM PDT · by RedWing9 · 43 replies
    August 25, 2020 | RedWing9
    Today I have the honor of announcing the passing of TheRightGuy, aka Jeff S of Arlington Heights, IL (73 years old). Jeff leaves behind a son, a loving wife Laurie of 24 years, and many others. TheRightGuy was an integral part of the Chicago Chapter of FreeRepublic, his enthusiasm for activism, wry sense of humor, and love of country was something to behold. I can still hear his voice and his laughter, even though it's been years since we were in person together. Jeff epitomized conservative activism, he loved FreeRepublic, attending national conferences and chapter events because he believed that...
  • Statement from the President on the Passing of Robert Trump

    08/15/2020 7:35:04 PM PDT · by glasseye · 136 replies
    white house press office ^ | 08/15/2020 | Donald Trump
    It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight. He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He will be greatly missed, but we will meet again. His memory will live on in my heart forever. Robert, I love you. Rest in peace.
  • Another good one has left us [ Neil E. Wright ]

    08/10/2020 11:52:08 AM PDT · by dcwusmc · 36 replies
    10 Aug20 | dcwusmc
    I got a phone call from one of my brothers on the 4rd, passing along the very bad news that our brother, Neil E. Wright, had died and been found by his landlord. I don't know how active he'd been here on FR of late, but I do know he had a goodly number of friends here. Your prayers for the family will be appreciated.
  • The 'Unhyphenated American' is gone [Lloyd Marcus]

    07/25/2020 7:07:26 AM PDT · by Abby4116 · 82 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 25, 2020 | J.R. Dunn
    AT readers will be shocked to learn of the passing of Lloyd Marcus, Tea Party icon, prolific AT contributor, and conservative activist extraordinaire. Lloyd proudly called himself "the unhyphenated American." Lloyd suffered an apparent heart attack early Friday, dying before medical assistance could arrive. His beloved
  • Sad news about Ol' Remus (of The Woodpile Report)

    07/16/2020 5:13:20 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 5 replies
    Knuckledraggin My Life Away ^ | 7/12/2020 | Ken Lane
    I know we've all wondered about what happened to him and I'm sorry to be the one that breaks it to you but he's joined his wife in Glory on July 8th. BubbaEarle sent me a link and this was in the comments: Comments excerpted
  • Tulsa Police Sergeant Killed When Nonlethal Force Returned with Gunfire

    07/05/2020 8:02:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 7/5/2020 | Leah Barkoukis
    A Tulsa police sergeant died Tuesday after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop. Sgt. Craig Johnson, 45, came to provide backup assistance to another officer who pulled over David Anthony Ware, 33, for an expired paper license. The suspect would not get out of the vehicle when officers said it would have to be towed, and that's when things escalated. Despite Johnson trying to use nonlethal force—the suspect pulled a gun on him and another officer.
  • FReeper Azishot has passed away

    06/12/2020 4:40:12 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 49 replies
    We learned recently that Marian Steelman (Azishot - FR member since January 2009) passed away in November. "Marian Steelman was born on September 19, 1947 and passed away on November 16, 2019 and is under the care of Mariposa Gardens Memorial Park and Funeral Care."DignityMemorial.com Prayers for her family and friends. Godspeed.
  • Bonnie Pointer, founding member of Pointer Sisters, dies at 69

    06/08/2020 4:12:39 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    ktla ^ | 06/08/2020
    Bonnie Pointer, a Grammy-winning founding member of the Pointer Sisters, who was essential to the group’s early success but left the group before most of their biggest hits, died Monday. Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles, publicist Roger Neal said. She was 69. “It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of the Pointer Sisters that my sister, Bonnie died this morning,” sister Anita Pointer said in a statement. “Our family is devastated, on behalf of my siblings and I and the entire Pointer family, we ask for your prayers at this time.”...