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  • Russian/U.S. War Games to Begin Shortly in Colorado

    05/15/2012 6:16:23 PM PDT · by george76 · 67 replies
    The New American Magazine ^ | 14 May 2012 | Raven Clabough
    Russia and the United States will begin their controversial first joint anti-terror military exercises on American soil shortly at Ft. Carson in Colorado. A special unit of Russian paratroopers departed for the United States over the weekend and will be working alongside American land forces as part of the war games. The Russian and U.S. special units will engage in joint gun practice as well as ... The drills are scheduled to end on May 31
  • Moscow Motorcyclist's Crazy High-Speed Commute

    A 25-mile commute through Russian traffic and a powerful two-wheeled samurai sword, and you get a video showing the "quick" way to work
  • Newt: Democrats' Powerful Gay Lobby Forced Obama's Hand on Marriage ("I don’t think he’s gay")

    05/15/2012 6:11:49 PM PDT · by JediJones · 7 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 5/15/2012 | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
    Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax that President Obama came out in support of same-sex marriage in an effort to placate powerful gay activists who tired of his “equivocating” on the issue. Asked about Newsweek’s...reference to Obama as the first gay president, [Newt] smiled and said: “Contrary to Newsweek’s clever cover I think from everything we know he’s heterosexual, so I don’t think he’s gay.” Then he got serious: “Look, he adopted the policy of his most powerful constituents. The fact is the gay caucus, the gay millionaires, gay activists are at the heart of the Obama system, and they had finally...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Are You A Foodie? ~ 16 May 2012

    05/15/2012 5:59:20 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 162 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ Freeper Canteen ~ Canteen Mission StatementShowing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. Today We Want To Know.... Are You A Foodie? Click here and take the quiz! To share your results, click "Get HTML", then copy and paste the code into a "Reply" box. Have fun! Please remember that The Canteen is here to support and entertain our troops and veterans and their families, and is family friendly.
  • Freep a Poll! (Fox/O'Really? "Who will Romney pick as his running mate?)

    05/15/2012 5:57:46 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 45 replies ^ | 5-15-12 | Bill O'Reilly
    Who will Romney pick as his running mate? Ryan Rubio Christie Portman Someone else
  • Reid Announces $1 Million For Northern Nevada Students($1.5 Million For Southern Nevada Students)

    05/15/2012 5:56:42 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 2 replies
    Nevada Senator Harry Reid ^ | May 15, 2012 | Nevada Senator Harry Reid
    Washington, D.C.- Nevada Senator Harry Reid today announced three grants totaling $909,865 for Upward Bound projects for high school students at University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). The Upward Bound program helps give high school students the tools to pursue and complete a college education. Three The grants will support projects for nearly 200 students. The grants are funded by the United States Department of Education, which will support 780 projects nationwide to assist approximately to 60,000 American students.  “I have long supported Upward Bound because we must open educational opportunities to all Nevada students,” said Reid. “This funding will allow...
  • New book: Jarrett’s ‘Chicago connections’ led to Obama’s Solyndra visit

    05/15/2012 5:56:19 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    The Daily Caller. ^ | May 14, 2012 | Matt K. Lewis
    many of Obama’s most liberal and costly political mistakes stemmed from Jarrett’s advice. Jarrett reportedly hatched the idea of Obama flying to Copenhagen to “make a dramatic presentation to the International Olympic Committee” for Chicago’s Olympic bid — and also encouraged Obama’s visit to “the Bay area solar company Solyndra” — despite the protestations of Lawrence Summers (who in 2009 warned against the loan guarantee) and others. Klein implies Jarrett’s pro-Solyndra position was a result of her “Chicago connections” and -- especially her close ties to the George Kaiser Family Foundation, which controlled 35.7 percent of Solyndra. The foundation had...
  • The Rapture (PArt 4) The Rapture (Part 4)

    05/15/2012 5:50:55 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 34 replies
    Bible Prophecy Blog ^ | 5/15/2012 | Dr. Andy Woods
    My previous articles [1] commenced a series on the rapture of the church. We began with the question, "What is the Rapture?" This question can best be answered by noting ten truths about the rapture from 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 and 1 Corinthians 15:50-58. In previous articles, we saw that the rapture is an important doctrine and not something that can be marginalized or explained away as a secondary doctrine. We also noted that the rapture is an event that is distinct from the Second Advent of Christ. We further observed that the rapture will involve the catching up of every...

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  • Turkey suspects bird of being Israeli spy

    05/15/2012 5:47:17 PM PDT · by atomic conspiracy · 38 replies
    Y-Net ^ | 5-15-12 | Amir Ben-David
    Ankara investigating possibility that bee-eater was 'implanted with Mossad surveillance device'; Israeli wildlife officials say accusation ridiculous Turkish authorities believe that they have found a bird used for espionage purposes by Israel, the country's media reported. According to a Tuesday report in Yedioth Ahronoth, an investigation to that effect was launched in Ankara several days ago, after a farmer discovered a dead Merops Apiaster, commonly known as the European Bee-Eater, in his field. The bird had a ring reading "Israel" on one of its legs. Bird-banding is a common practice in ornithology, meant to help scientists track bird migration routes....
  • Gingrich to Newsmax: Good Chance GOP Can Win Senate, Presidency (11-minute video interview)

    05/15/2012 5:45:59 PM PDT · by BCrago66 · 8 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 5/15/12 | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview that Republicans have a “two out of three” chance of winning not only the White House in November, but the Senate and House as well. The reason, he says: President Obama “doesn’t have a clue about what he’s doing” and Americans can’t afford four more years of this “disaster.” Gingrich suspended his presidential campaign on May 2 and has endorsed Mitt Romney. The veteran Georgia lawmaker was first elected to the House in 1978 and served as speaker from 1995 to 1999 before announcing his retirement.
  • Bishops reject softened birth control rule

    05/15/2012 5:45:25 PM PDT · by rawhide · 9 replies ^ | 5-15-12
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are rejecting the Obama administration's plan to accommodate faith groups that object to the birth control mandate. The bishops said in a statement Tuesday to Health and Human Services that the prospective new rules don't do enough to protect religious liberty. The mandate requires employers to provide health insurance that includes birth control for workers. The plan sparked protests from faith leaders because it included most religious nonprofits such as hospitals and colleges. President Barack Obama offered a compromise. He said insurers would bear the cost of the birth control instead of religious employers....
  • GAO To Obama: More Oil Than Rest Of The World

    05/15/2012 5:44:28 PM PDT · by Bevo · 9 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 05/14/2012 | IBD Editorials
    Energy: The Government Accountability Office tells Congress the Green River Formation out West contains an "amount about equal to the entire world's proven oil reserves." So why are we keeping it locked up on federal lands? Exploding the Big Lie pushed by President Obama that we can't drill our way out of high gas prices because we have but 2% of the world's proven oil reserves, Anu Mittal, GAO director of natural resources and environment, testified before Congress last week that just one small part of the U.S. is capable of outproducing the rest of the planet. That small part...
  • Commies storm Obama headquarters President praised radical group founder as 'great reformer'

    05/15/2012 5:39:19 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 5 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 5/14/12 | Aaron Klein
    The protest group that stormed President Obama’s Chicago campaign headquarters today was founded by a communist sympathizer recently named by Obama as a “great” reformer. Obama has ties to several other activists plotting chaos in Chicago this week in the lead-up to the NATO summit that begins Friday. Dozens of protesters slipped past security guards today and ran up escalators at the Obama Chicago campaign headquarters to kick off what they called a “Week Without Capitalism,” reported the Chicago Tribune. Eight protesters, cheered by other demonstrators, reportedly were led out in handcuffs after they refused to clear the lobby. The...
  • Man aces hole-in-one contest, but doesn't get paid

    05/15/2012 5:38:36 PM PDT · by rawhide · 14 replies ^ | 5-15-12 | MATT GOURAS
    HELENA, Mont. — Troy Peissig's surprise at acing an $18,000 hole-in-one contest at a charity tournament has been replaced by bitter disappointment now that he hasn't been paid a dime nearly two years after making the 170-yard shot. Now state authorities are intervening, and issued an arrest warrant last week against the operator of an insurance company they say failed to pay up on a policy purchased by the Missoula tournament. Peissig, a scratch golfer, said it is a case of "how a good situation can go bad quickly." The Montana commissioner of securities and insurance said Kevin Kolenda of...

    05/15/2012 5:36:44 PM PDT · by GoldenEagles · 203 replies
    May 15, 2012 | GoldenEagles
    WILLARD M. ROMNEY THE RAT AND HORROR CONNECTION I would like to propose, as matter of political strategy, that all of those who are opposed to the dark shadow of godlessness, rebellion, i.e. RINOism that Willard M. Romney is casting upon the once bright landscape of the Republican Party, and it was a bright landscape during the Ronald Reagan years, that is for sure, that we make a simple change in our communication strategy. I see that most FreeRepublic members have stopped helping the homosexual movement advance their agenda by dropping the use of their propaganda term "gay", as homosexuals...
  • Tanzania: Hyenas Wreak Havoc in Karatu, Injure 20

    05/15/2012 5:32:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    All Africa ^ | 7 MAY 2012 | TEDDY SOI
    NEARLY 20 people were badly injured when a pack of hyenas raided Kilimamoja village in Karatu district, Arusha region and started attacking people. The Village Chairman, Mr Israeli Lulu and the local police confirmed the incident, adding that it has not yet been established where the wild animals came from before wreaking havoc in the area. The hyena attacks, according to Mr Lulu, was first reported last Friday night and continued over the weekend despite the villagers dispatching a team of men to hunt down the beasts. The in-charge of the Karatu District Hospital, Dr Daniel Simpa said he received...
  • Email: whining about Scott Walker's out-of-state money (isn't that what they're doing)

    05/15/2012 5:30:16 PM PDT · by FrdmLvr · 7 replies
    my email
    Below is an email from Mary Magnuson, a MoveOn member in Brookfield, Wisconsin, who created a petition on, the nonprofit site that allows anyone to start their own online petition. If you have concerns or feedback about this petition, click here. Dear MoveOn member, As a Wisconsin progressive working day and night for the recall of Scott Walker, I'm shocked: The Democratic National Committee still isn't giving financial support to the recall fight in Wisconsin. After more than a year of grassroots efforts, Wisconsin citizens have accomplished more than anyone thought possible. We now have a Democratic challenger to...
  • Hurry Up And Spend? No, Slow Down And Think

    05/15/2012 5:25:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | May 15, 2012 | Editor
    High-Speed Rail: It says something that even struggling California may be willing to lose a $3.3 billion federal bullet-train grant. Maybe it senses some risk. Now how can that be? The Golden State is not known for its fiscal sobriety, but at least some of its top lawmakers are thinking twice about accepting the Obama administration's invitation to waste money. Last week, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said a promised $3.3 billion federal grant to start the state's high-speed rail system is at risk unless the state budgets $2.7 billion from bond funds for it this June. State Senate leaders, bucking...
  • Naked gunman arrested, charged with attempted murder (Bloomington IN)

    05/15/2012 5:22:57 PM PDT · by Kimmers · 12 replies
    WTHR news ^ | May 15, 2012 | unknown
    BLOOMINGTON - A man arrested for shooting at police officers while naked last week has been charged with attempted murder. Corey Hamersley was taken into custody Friday after he was seen shooting into the back door of a residence near the Indiana University campus, then turning the weapon on police after being ordered to drop the gun. He shot at officers twice before being shot two times by another officer. He sustained injuries to both legs and was transported to IU Health Bloomington Hospital. Hamersley was naked during the incident. "He indicated that he thought about how cool it would...