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  • Why can't I open (Vanity

    05/28/2005 8:41:53 PM PDT · by passionfruit · 65 replies · 1,223+ views
    self ^ | 5/28/05 | self
    I haven't bee able to open's website for several weeks. Does anyone know why?
  • SCHLUSSEL: Will the Real News Fabricator Please Stand Up?!

    05/19/2005 7:55:23 AM PDT · by Cool Chick · 1 replies · 875+ views ^ | May 19, 2005 | Debbie Schlussel
    Will the Real News Fabricator Please Stand Up? May 19, 2005 By Debbie Schlussel The Detroit News and its star reporter, David Shepardson, got caught with their pants down. They ran a fake story. But no-one noticed. No-one, except me—which lead to Detroit News Editor and Publisher Mark Silverman and his minions racing to hush the story and bury it, looking for some silent way to cover-up their very large, very exposed rears. They printed Shepardson’s phony story about a terrorist, and I exposed it, last week. Shepardson ran with it, without even a modicum of fact-checking (easily done with...
  • Protect Your Access to Health Information

    05/18/2005 7:49:29 AM PDT · by dvan · 2 replies · 193+ views
    Whitaker Health Freedom Foundation | May 18, 2005 | Julian Whitaker, M.D
    Protect Your Access to Health Information: Contact Your Congressman Today On May 12, 2005, Congressman Ron Paul (14th District -- Texas) introduced the Consumers Access to Health Information Act (Bill 2352). The purpose of the bill is to ensure that "consumers can receive truthful information about how foods and dietary supplements can cure, mitigate, and prevent specific diseases." Simply put, this bill will restore consumer access to information about the benefits of nutritional supplements, a right guaranteed under the First Amendment. Why Do We Need This Legislation? We need this legislation because the FDA has been trampling on our constitutional...
  • (Revision): Online Petition to Oppose HB1183 (NC Illegal Immigration bill)

    05/10/2005 12:29:35 PM PDT · by AMTRepub · 10 replies · 493+ views
    North Carolina Conservative ^ | 5/10/2005 | Alan Teitleman
    IMPORTANT: Please note that the previous signatures have been voided for your protection. Do not re-sign this petition. Each day I will remove all of the signatures so only I have access to them. Please do not feel uncomfortable to put your name, email, address, and tel. number on this petition. It is secure. If you know of people who have not signed this petition due to fear of their information being public, inform them of this. Thank you. I ask for all information for this petition (name, address, and tel. number) for validation purposes only. It will not be...
  • Need help on SQLCODES

    04/24/2005 6:16:28 AM PDT · by Hacksaw · 10 replies · 843+ views
    FreeRepublic ^ | 4/24/05 | The Hacksaw Man
    A short and sweet question - does anyone know of a printable web page that lists SQLCODES and the explanation? I tried searching IBM's libraries, but maybe I am looking at the wrong pages.
  • Error puts strippers on public access TV

    04/02/2005 5:17:08 AM PST · by RedBloodedAmerican · 36 replies · 1,435+ views ^ | Apr 2, 1:49 AM EST | ap
    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Viewers expecting to see the latest local meeting on their public access channel got an eyeful recently when Cablevision played a tape of nude dancers accidentally. The mistake affected customers in parts of Dutchess, Ulster, Putnam and Orange counties. Hopewell Junction resident George Morton returned home from Palm Sunday Mass and turned on his television to see a striptease contest. "I thought, this is terrible," Morton said. "I don't get HBO or anything like that." Cablevision said Thursday it was not a public access program and that a "program switching error" occurred. "When it was detected,...
  • Thumbs Down: (Film Critic) ROGER EBERT helps a Terrorist

    03/28/2005 9:53:01 AM PST · by Cool Chick · 44 replies · 1,563+ views ^ | March 28, 2005 | Debbie Schlussel
    Thumbs Down: Roger Ebert Helps A Terrorist March 26, 2005 By Debbie Schlussel Normally, it would be unfair to attack Roger Ebert for his addiction to food. Normally, it would be in poor taste to hold the calorically-gifted film-critic’s insatiable taste-buds against him. Normally. But now, Roger Ebert’s irresistible yen for a sandwich is literally his excuse to defend an Islamic terrorist, Ibrahim Parlak. Parlak, who is under deportation orders, owns a restaurant in Harbert, Michigan—a restaurant Ebert frequents, with apparently great appetite. In a letter to the U.S. government opposing Parlak’s deportation, Ebert wrote, “[H]e offered to come to...
  • Texas Libertarians author bill to ease ballot access petitioning law

    03/25/2005 5:16:26 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 5 replies · 515+ views ^ | 3 23 05
    Texas is the only state that prohibits voters who participate in a political party's primary election or a local party convention from signing ballot access petitions for political parties or independent candidates for office. Since 1972, the six other states that had a similar provision have dropped it. Now, the Libertarian Party of Texas is working with state legislators to get a bill passed to eliminate this facet of election law, which is called "primary screenout." On Feb. 28, State Representative Todd Baxter, a Republican, filed the bill (HB 1721) for consideration by the state House's Elections Committee after Libertarians...
  • Lawmakers heed call for super-highway cuts (Trans-Texas Corridor)

    02/24/2005 1:30:53 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies · 861+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | February 24, 2005 | Patrick Driscoll
    Activists taking shots at the planned Trans Texas Corridor have found some legislators willing to take a stab at trimming the colossal super-highway and ensuring that state authorities control the toll rates. Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, who sits on the appropriations committee and is vice chairman of the House Rural Caucus, said she filed House Bill 1273 in an attempt to balance the huge scope of the corridor with grass-root concerns. "My goal is to better the concept," she said. "I will be very saddened for Texas if we don't have some assurances in place." Kolkhorst was joined by co-authors...
  • Making Larry Flint Blush - (daring article, but true - Greg Lewis!)

    01/19/2005 1:46:45 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 2 replies · 377+ views
    We're in the midst of a technology-driven transformation of the meaning of the word "morality" that would have been impossible to foretell even a quarter century ago. The virtually instantaneous availability of — to cite only one example — pornographic material of every imaginable (and some unimaginable) variety to anyone with high-speed internet capability veritably defies our society's ability to manage it. Whether we're considering the sheer rapidity with which enhancements to the technologies that facilitate such access occur, or the economic inducements to (in this case) porn principals, particularly producers and female stars, to continue to pursue their chosen...
  • Commissioners grill highway officials on Texas corridor

    01/19/2005 1:02:58 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies · 596+ views ^ | January 19, 2005 | MATT JOYCE
    Texas Department of Transportation officials sought to allay the fears of a skeptical McLennan County Commissioners Court on Tuesday regarding the Trans-Texas Corridor and the potential for a new tollway running through the county. Highway officials said they will continue to seek input from the public and local governments as the massive project's design takes shape. They also said they're committed to pushing forward on the corridor based on the need to alleviate traffic congestion on Interstate Highway 35. "The congestion, we think, on 35 is reaching critical mass," said Phillip Russell, director of the transportation department's turnpike division. "We...
  • CA: Judge blocks off-roader access to SoCal desert tortoise habitat

    01/05/2005 9:49:59 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 31 replies · 689+ views
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to ban off-road vehicles across more than a half-million acres in Southern California to protect the desert tortoise. The injunction, issued last week by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illston, was praised by environmentalists who said it sent a message to the Bush administration and public land agencies that wildlife habitat must be protected. The ban affects portions of two large desert wildlife areas in Riverside, San Bernardino and Imperial counties. The land is marked with washes popular with off-roaders but considered by environmentalists critical...
  • NTU Urges House Passage of S. 150, the Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act

    11/16/2004 6:36:42 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 269+ views
    The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert Speaker of the House of Representatives Room H-232 United States Capitol Washington, DC 20515 Dear Speaker Hastert: On behalf of the 350,000 members of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to urge you to enact S. 150, the Internet Tax Nondiscrimination Act, which would protect taxpayers from Internet access charges. While NTU would have preferred this legislation also block taxation of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), if the votes are not there to enact both types of safeguards right now, taxpayers at a minimum need immediate protection from money-hungry state legislators seeking to add...
  • Fahrenheit 9/11 Denied Cable Access

    10/22/2004 10:49:10 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 12 replies · 910+ views
    email | 10 22 04 | associated press
    New York - A cable pay-per-view company has decided not to show a three-hour election eve special with filmmaker Michael Moore that included a showing of his documentary ``Fahrenheit 9/11,'' which is sharply critical of President Bush. The company, iN DEMAND, said Friday that its decision is due to ``legitimate business and legal concerns.'' A spokesman would not elaborate. Moore has just released his movie on DVD and was seeking a TV outlet for the film. Earlier this week, trade publications said Moore was close to a deal with iN DEMAND for ``The Michael Moore Pre-Election Special,'' which also would...
  • Iran: The Invisible Revolution

    10/05/2004 8:27:41 AM PDT · by forty_years · 399+ views ^ | October 5, 2004
    Watching ABC, CBS, or NBC news, you would never know that Iranian civilians are now being killed while protesting against their country’s Islamist dictators. You probably wouldn’t know that Iran is considered to be the “world's ‘most active state sponsor of terrorism.’” You most surely haven’t heard that between 10,000 and 15,000 Iranians risk life and liberty to run web logs (“blogs”) opposing their government. Maybe you’ve heard that Iran’s rulers are secretly building nuclear weapons, but did you know that Britain, France, Germany, and Russia have sold nuclear technologies to Iran? Have you heard that Iran now has ballistic...
  • Kerry's Nader trap

    09/12/2004 11:21:49 PM PDT · by kattracks · 7 replies · 636+ views ^ | 9/13/04 | Robert Novak
    WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Party's powerful legal corps, mobilized for action in Florida ever since the 2000 recount, struck with fury in a Tallahassee courtroom last week. Helped by a cooperative judge, the Democratic lawyers scored a temporary victory. The adversary was not the Republican Party but Ralph Nader, the lawyers getting his independent presidential candidacy off the ballot for now. That is part of a larger struggle with unintended negative consequences for John Kerry's campaign. Florida is just the latest skirmish. Hundreds of Democratic lawyers, organized to enter the courts against George W. Bush on Election Day, now are...
  • CA: Secretary-of-state controversy freezes U.S. voter-access funds (ShmelleyGate)

    08/28/2004 9:17:32 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 844+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 8/28/04 | Dion Nissenbaum and Mark Gladstone
    SACRAMENTO - The Schwarzenegger administration threw a wrench Friday into California's preparations for the November election by freezing nearly $18 million in federal funds while the state auditor investigates allegations that Secretary of State Kevin Shelley improperly directed government contracts to Democratic allies. Shelley's office, county election officials and voting-rights groups were alarmed by the surprise announcement, which could delay until after the November election scores of programs to train poll workers, aid non-English-speaking voters and improve disabled access to polling places on Election Day. ``We are very sympathetic with the governor and other people's concerns about how public funds...
  • CA: Fund raising gave Lee access to (San Francisco) City Hall (SoS ShmelleyGate)

    08/17/2004 6:29:19 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 624+ views ^ | 8/17/04 | Lance Williams, Vanessa Hua, Bill Wallace/SF Chronicle
    She was a grassroots activist in San Francisco's Chinese American community who transformed herself into a City Hall insider through her prowess as a political fund-raiser. An immigrant who became a multimillionaire from real estate deals on the city's west side, she contributed $274,712 to the campaigns of Mayor Willie Brown, Secretary of State Kevin Shelley and many other politicians while raising tens of thousands more to benefit the causes and candidates she favored. In response to her aggressive fund raising, critics say, the politicians provided many benefits to Julie Lee, 57, a Sunset District real estate agent and president...
  • VANNROX Bookmark Archives - JULY 2004

    07/29/2004 4:42:13 PM PDT · by vannrox · 3 replies · 1,094+ views
    Free Republic | January 2004 to August 2004 | Various
    VANNROX Bookmarks 2004.7Bookmarks collected During Spring and Summer of 2004 Here are links to older bookmarks: 1999.A Bookmark Archives.2000.A Bookmark Archives.2001.A Bookmark Archives.2002.1 Bookmark Archives.2002.3 Bookmark Archives.2002.5 Bookmark Archives.2002.E Bookmark Archives.2003.2 Bookmark Archives.2003.4 Bookmark Archives.2003.12 Bookmark Archives FREE REPUBLIC BUMP LIST Assault weapons ban faces expiration Proponents accuse Bush of political trickery CNN is reporting new threats.. Code name from '84 movie "Operation Red Dawn" List of Liberal Code Phrases MIT's Zuber [Meet the scientists on Bush's Space Commission] Nigerian army 'offered nukes' Private Initiative for Inflatable Space Habitat Lures Chinese Interest Private Initiative for Inflatable Space Habitat...
  • Democratic Delegate Has Terror Ties

    07/29/2004 12:30:50 AM PDT · by mikvahyid · 55 replies · 4,659+ views
    Al Jazeerah website ^ | week of 7-26-04 | Debbie Schlussel
    Democratic Delegate Has Terror Ties | By Debbie Schlussel John Kerry is trying to show he’s "tough on terrorism." But with delegates like Ismael Ahmed, it’s a tough sell. Ahmed, a Michigan delegate to this week’s Democratic National Convention, is a long-time Democratic activist and a repeat delegate. But the Democrats aren’t touting him to the media. In fact, the only place you’ll read about Ahmed’s delegate credentials is on Al-Jazeerah’s website. In this first Presidential nominating convention since 9/11, Ahmed’s presence at the convention and his views are more disturbing than ever.