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  • Slain NYPD officer Jonathan Diller wake live updates: Trump meets with emotional family, friends of slain officer at wake, calls for ‘toughening up’ law and order

    03/28/2024 2:32:13 PM PDT · by thegagline · 6 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 03/28/2024 | Alexandria Sillo et al
    Former President Donald Trump addressed mourners and the media outside of slain NYPD officer Jonathan Diller’s wake on Thursday, calling for the “toughening up” of law and order. Diller’s alleged killer, Guy Rivera, had a lengthy rap sheet including 21 prior arrests. “What happened is such a sad event,” Trump told reporters. “It’s happening all too often and we’re just not going to let it happen.” Trump was among the hundreds who turned up to pay their respects to Diller at Massapequa Funeral Home on Long Island. Former President Donald Trump said the senseless death of NYPD cop Jonathan Diller...
  • Richard Lewis, RIP

    02/29/2024 6:09:26 AM PST · by Twotone · 6 replies
    Powerline ^ | February 29, 2024 | Scott Johnson
    The comedian Richard Lewis died this past Tuesday evening of a heart attack at the age of 76. The New York Times has posted a good obituary by Clay Risen here. Variety’s obituary is posted here. Richard told the story of his personal struggles in The Other Great Depression: How I’m overcoming, on a daily basis, at least a million addictions and dysfunctions and finding a spiritual (sometimes) life. Lewis had the gift of making people laugh. I thought he was incredibly funny. You may have seen him over the past 20-plus years on any of the 41 episodes of...
  • Deadliest Sniper In Marine History Dies At 75

    02/22/2024 7:53:13 PM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 35 replies
    State of the Union ^ | Feb 22, 2024 | Claire O'Hare
    Chuck Mawhinney, a Marine Corps veteran who became the deadliest sniper in that branch’s history during the Vietnam War with 103 confirmed and 216 probable kills, has died at age 75. Mawhinney attended sniper scout school and was deployed to Vietnam in 1968, where he primarily used a Remington M40 rifle from 300-1,000 yards away. One legendary engagement saw Mawhinney kill 16 enemy soldiers crossing a river in a single volley of headshots on Valentine’s Day 1969, intimidating the rest to withdraw.
  • Five U.S. Marines Confirmed Dead in California Helicopter Crash

    02/08/2024 9:40:27 AM PST · by bitt · 44 replies
    breitbart ^ | 2/8/2024 | simon kent
    Five U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) members aboard a helicopter that went missing on a flight from Nevada to California were confirmed dead Thursday morning. A search-and-rescue operation was launched for the CH-53E Super Stallion after it was “reported overdue” on Wednesday, as Breitbart News reported. The heavy-lift cargo helicopter was on a training flight from a Nevada Air Force base to an air station near San Diego. The crew was flying in an historic storm that dumped snow and rain across California, conditions that also hampered search and rescue efforts. It was later found in the snow-covered California mountains –...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Train December 21, 2023/February 29, 2024 (Holiday Edition)

    12/21/2023 12:15:38 PM PST · by CottonBall · 12,128 replies
    Dec 21, 2023 | CottonBall
    Welcome to the TRUMP TRAIN THREAD, where all things Trump are welcome! Feel free to share news, your comments and opinions, memes, recipes, travel photos... the list is endless.
  • Conor MacNessa - Final Goodbye

    01/28/2024 6:59:51 PM PST · by AbnSarge · 52 replies
    Conor MacNessa (Tom Mitchell) will be laid to his final rest at Arlington National Cemetery April 10. Unfortunately it takes that long to be scheduled with full appropriate honors. I will be there, and invite any Freepers in the DC/VA/MD area who may have known and respected Tom to participate. PM me for more details. God love Tom, God Bless and comfort his family, and God Bless you all. 'Til Valhallah, Brother
  • 'He's probably finished': Trump suggests DeSantis campaign is over while Haley holds competing rally in New Hampshire

    01/20/2024 7:28:36 PM PST · by conservative98 · 38 replies
    WMTE 8 ABC ^ | Jon Chrisos | Updated: 9:43 PM EST Jan 20, 2024
    DeSantis was not in New Hampshire on Saturday, but his campaign said the Florida governor will be back in the Granite State before the primary on Tuesday.. [cut] Meanwhile, in Manchester, there were long lines in the cold outside the Southern New Hampshire University Arena for Trump's rally Saturday night. In fact, the line was so long, some people who had tickets couldn't get in. Recommended Battle of the Badges hockey game raises money for families of Lewiston shooting victims "We're leading in New Hampshire, but take nothing for granted because polls only matter if you get out and vote....
  • Freeper gubamyster Has Passed Away

    01/12/2024 7:07:14 AM PST · by exit82 · 100 replies
    Freeper gubamyster passed away on December 10, 2022 at the age of 59. His name was James Ryan Williams II. He was an accountant, and lived in Huntington Beach, CA. "Gub" was a regular on the Weekly Dose of the Trump Family Train, and was known for his wry sense of humor and his witty repartee. He was married with four children. He loved baseball, and we followed the exploits of his oldest son, who played for his college baseball team. At the link, there is a picture of Gub and video tribute. We noticed he was not posting sometime...
  • ConorMacNessa has gone home

    01/09/2024 6:42:52 PM PST · by AbnSarge · 83 replies
    Long-time Freeper ConorMacNessa has gone home to the Lord. Thomas Mitchell Obituary Thomas (“Tom”) Joseph Mitchell of Laurel, Maryland passed away in his home on January 6, 2024. Tom was born September 15, 1947 to Thomas G. Mitchell and Marie Annette Mitchell in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was sworn into the United States Navy by his father in October 1967. Tom was a veteran of the Vietnam war and honorably served in the 3rd Battalion, Fifth Marine Regiment, which earned the nickname "The Devil-Dogs of the Belleau Wood." Tom was a recipient of the Purple Heart, an honor that his father...
  • Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem(1/6/24)[Prayer]

    01/06/2024 5:21:47 AM PST · by left that other site · 33 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/6/24 | left that other site
    Pray For The Peace of Jerusalem The Scriptures In Handel’s Messiah Isaiah 7:1414 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.Isaiah 40:9 9 O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get thee up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, that bringest good tidings, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold your God! _______________________________________________________The King James VersionGod Bless America.ML/LTOS
  • From the archives: The Smothers Brothers

    12/27/2023 9:57:30 PM PST · by Bullish · 25 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12-27-23 | Bullish
    Thank you Tommy, RIP. Vid at source of course.
  • Sandra Day O’Connor, first woman on Supreme Court, dies at 93

    12/01/2023 7:03:37 AM PST · by NautiNurse · 64 replies
    CNBC ^ | 12/01/2023 | Dan Mangan
    Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, has died. O’Connor was 93 years old. This is breaking news. Please check back for updates.
  • FReeper mylife has gone Home...November 26, 2023

    11/26/2023 6:15:59 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 181 replies
    A FRiend
    ~ FReeper mylife has gone Home ~~ November 26, 2023 ~ Abide With Me Abide with me; fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide. When other helpers fail and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day; Earth's joys grow dim; its glories pass away; Change and decay in all around I see; O Thou who changest not, abide with me. Not a brief glance I beg, a passing word, But as Thou dwell'st with Thy disciples, Lord, Familiar, condescending, patient, free. Come not...
  • DHS officials created a 'disinformation group' at Stanford University to help censor Americans' speech on social media ahead of the 2020 election

    11/07/2023 9:29:03 AM PST · by algore · 14 replies
    The Department of Homeland Security partnered with Stanford University and other colleges to create a 'disinformation group' to censor speech leading up to the 2020 election, new emails reveal. The Election Integrity Partnership (EIP) was created in July 2020, and consisted of members from the Stanford Internet Observatory, the University of Washington’s Center for an Informed Public, Graphika, and the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab, according to a new report from the House Judiciary Committee and released Monday evening. '[T]he federal government and universities pressured social media companies to censor true information, jokes, and political opinions,' the report said...

    11/03/2023 9:41:36 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11/3/2023 8:52 AM PT | Staff
    Johnny Hardwick's body was in bad shape when he died -- so much so that officials haven't been able to figure out how exactly he died ... this according to the medical examiner. According to the 'King of the Hill' star's autopsy report, obtained by TMZ, Johnny was found dead in his bathtub back in August -- and the water was running when he was found ... but the drain was open and he was not actually submerged. The M.E. says there were no obvious signs of trauma ... adding that a toxicology test showed a "presumptive positive test for...
  • Richard Roundtree, Star of ‘Shaft,’ Dead at 81

    10/24/2023 8:00:30 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 45 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 24, 2023 | Breitbart News Agency
    Richard Roundtree, star of the genre-defining blaxploitation series Shaft, has passed away at 81 years old, according to his agency. Per Deadline, Roundtree died Monday afternoon surrounded by family, after a brief bout with pancreatic cancer. A statement from his representatives reads: “Artists & Representatives Agency mourns the loss of our friend and client Richard Roundtree,” the agency said in a statement. “His trailblazing career changed the face of entertainment around the globe and his enduring legacy will be felt for generations to come. Our hearts are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time.” ....Snip..... At the...
  • Senator Diane Feinstein Dead

    09/29/2023 5:48:28 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 322 replies
    FNC ^ | 29 Sept 2023 | FNC
    DiFi has died.
  • Billy Miller dead at 43: General Hospital and The Young and the Restless star dies two days before his 44th birthday

    09/17/2023 8:46:27 AM PDT · by algore · 25 replies
    General Hospital star Billy Miller has died at the age of 43. The soap opera actor and three-time Daytime Emmy winner, who also starred on The Young and the Restless, died on Friday, as reported by soap opera journalist Michael Fairman. A cause of death has not yet been revealed. The actor's death came just two days prior to this 44th birthday. His death was confirmed by someone at The Belmont, a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles, California that Miller co-owned, according to Fairman. has reached out to representatives for Miller. Oklahoma-born Miller worked in the mailroom at...
  • Neil Currey, world-renowned bodybuilder, dead at 34: ‘Absolutely shocking’

    09/13/2023 12:27:56 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | Sep. 13, 2023 | Mike Rosenstein
    Bodybuilder and former Mr. Olympia competitor Neil Currey is dead at the age of 34. Milos Sarcev, Currey’s former trainer, announced the news Monday on Instagram, calling it “absolutely shocking” and “heartbreaking.” The cause of death is unclear, although initials reports claimed Sarcev’s Instagram post indicated Currey died by suicide. However, Sarcev’s initial Instagram post has been edited and makes no mention of suicide.
  • Jimmy Buffet passes at 76

    09/02/2023 12:27:21 AM PDT · by MtnScout · 146 replies
    He passed away peacefully Friday night surrounded by his family, friends, music and dogs 1946 ~ 2023