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  • ‘1984’ in 2014? Fed Gov’t Funds ‘Truthy’ Database to Monitor Hate Speech, Suspicious Memes

    08/28/2014 7:04:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Aug. 28, 2014 9:46 AM
    The federal government is spending close to $1 million of your money on an online tracking program that will supposedly search for so-called “hate speech” or “misinformation” on Twitter. On Fox and Friends, Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson Jr. brought us more details on the “Truthy” database, which intends to monitor suspicious Internet memes as well as false or misleading ideas spreading around social media. […] The Indiana professor who is leading the project, Filippo Menczer, had previously identified a list of hashtags that he believed fell under the categories of “far right” and “polarizing.” Among those that he...
  • Cuomo: ‘Extreme conservatives … have no place in the state of New York’

    01/17/2014 12:16:10 PM PST · by VermiciousKnid · 163 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | January 17, 2014 | Casey Seiler
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the current “schism” in the state Republican party is a smaller version of the split causing so much damage in Washington, D.C., and that “conservative Republicans … have no place in the state of New York, because that’s not who New Yorkers are.”
  • Cops: LGBT volunteer shoots conservative group's guard

    08/15/2012 5:04:31 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 65 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August. 15, 2012
    (AP) WASHINGTON - A man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard in the lobby of a Christian lobbying group had been volunteering at a community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. A law enforcement official has identified the suspect arrested in Wednesday's shooting as Floyd Corkins II of Herndon, Va. Investigators were interviewing his neighbors.
  • Rubio to Introduce Senate Bill to Ban Abortions After 20 Weeks (gotta repair his conservative image)

    07/02/2013 5:52:29 PM PDT · by Sparticus · 120 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 7/2/2013 | FRED BARNES
    Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) today agreed to be the lead sponsor of a Senate bill to ban abortion after an unborn child is 20 weeks old. A similar measure passed the House last month and a state version is now being debated in the Texas legislature, where it is likely to be approved.http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/rubio-introduce-senate-bill-ban-abortions-after-20-weeks_738579.html
  • Fiat ad: This is So Much Better Than the Tea Party

    06/26/2013 5:53:58 AM PDT · by SW6906 · 36 replies
    YouTube ^ | June, 2013 | Fiat
    Fiat has a new ad out (ignore the advertising crap at the end, I couldn't find a clean version). Actually, I found two versions of the same ad. In the version I saw on TV, it ends with a girl saying "This is going to be so much better than the Tea Party".When I went looking for it, I found a different version that ends with the girl saying "This is going to start a revolution".
  • Study Reveals Anti-Conservative Discrimination Among Psychologists

    08/08/2012 8:28:42 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 75 replies
    ChristianPost.com ^ | August 8, 2012 | Napp Nazworth
    A significant number of social and personality psychologists have told researchers they would discriminate against conservatives in decisions about publishing, grant applications and hiring, according to a study published in the September issue of the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science. Authors Dr. Yoel Inbar and Dr. Joel Lammers assert in the study the more liberal the psychologist claimed to be, the more likely they were to admit to anti-conservative discrimination.... "By excluding those who disagree with (most of) us politically," Inbar and Yammers concluded, "we treat them unfairly, do ourselves a disservice, and ultimately damage the scientific credibility of our...
  • Cumulus Lost Millions on Rush Limbaugh Boycott

    05/09/2012 12:49:45 PM PDT · by bluerose · 48 replies
    "It's the first time anyone actually gave a dollar amount regarding the Rush Limbaugh Sandra Fluke incident. Monday evening Cumulus CEO Lew Dickey said the advertiser boycott cost his company "a couple million" dollars in ad revenue in the first quarter and "a couple million" in the second quarter. He said things look like they will be back to normal in June. Cumulus carries Rush Limbaugh 38 markets and blames 1% of the 3.5% drop in revenue for the quarter on the Rush boycott. Dickey said Cumulus was "hit pretty hard by this."
  • Unsolved Mysteries: Why Were Conservatives So Enamored of Rick Santorum?

    04/13/2012 10:18:18 AM PDT · by Josh Painter · 105 replies
    Forbes ^ | 04/12/2012 | John Tamny
    Rick Santorum dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. Almost to a column, editorial and news account, the analysis centered on Santorum’s somewhat successful capture of conservative voters. And there lies the mystery. How could a man seemingly so opposite of conservative have entranced so many voters who label themselves just that? The easy answer is that as someone who made his religion such a prominent part of his campaign strategy... religious types who tend toward conservatism perhaps felt they’d found their man. [...] Indeed, if we ignore for a moment how very anti-conservative it...
  • Newt Gingrich and the Fairness Doctrine

    12/08/2011 7:45:11 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 52 replies
    America's Watchtower ^ | November 30th | America's Watchtower
    When thinking of Newt Gingrich it is hard for me to get past that image of him sitting on the couch with Nancy Pelosi and talking about his belief in manmade global warming. He has since said that making that commercial was one of the stupidest things he has done in his life. So I suppose we could give him a pass on that one issue, but what about his opposition to the Paul Ryan budget? He called it right wing social engineering, was this a stupid mistake also? What about his previous support for healthcare mandates, TARP, the bailouts,...
  • DADT gone, but unequal treatment of gays still here [Now, it starts]

    09/21/2011 3:01:12 PM PDT · by fwdude · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/20/2011 | Laurence Watts
    (CNN) -- In the very early hours of this morning, "don't ask, don't tell" ceased to be U.S. policy. As a result, today is the first day I can write about being the partner of a gay military serviceman without fear that he will lose his job. ... The battle has only been half won. Gay servicemen or servicewomen can no longer be discharged simply for being gay, but they are still treated inequitably. Only by using their newly won free speech can they hope to reap the same benefits as their straight colleagues.
  • Perry's red-meat Texas agenda boosts a possible race for president

    07/03/2011 10:16:16 AM PDT · by Clairity · 30 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | July 2, 2011 | Miami Herald Editorial
    The just-concluded Texas legislative session has armed Gov. Rick Perry with a host of red-meat issues that could entice conservative Republican voters if he jumps into the wide-open presidential primary race. But analysts say some of those issues could carry consequences in reaching broader constituencies in the general election match-up against President Barack Obama. Texas' longest-serving governor burnished his conservative profile with legislative victories that included a no-tax budget with $15 billion in cuts, property rights protections, voter ID legislation and a bill requiring sonograms before abortions. Two other Perry-backed issues - an immigration measure to ban so-called sanctuary cities...
  • Same-sex marriage gains GOP support

    08/28/2010 12:18:06 AM PDT · by DesertRenegade · 88 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 27, 2010 | Sandhya Somashekhar
    A growing number of Republicans are breaking with the party's traditional stance to publicly state their support for same-sex marriage, a shift strategists say stems as much from demographics as from the renewed focus on economics and the "tea party" movement. A solid majority of adults younger than 30 - about six in 10 - support the right of gay and lesbian couples to legally wed, according to a Washington Post poll in February. But even many older Americans and self-identified social conservatives have changed their view on an issue that just six years ago galvanized voters in support of...
  • Beyond Vietnam -- A Time to Break Silence (Paging self-proclaimed MLK fans)

    08/27/2010 7:10:24 PM PDT · by Captain Kirk · 15 replies
    American Rhetoric ^ | April 6, 1967 | Martin Luther King Jr.
    As we counsel young men concerning military service, we must clarify for them our nation's role in Vietnam and challenge them with the alternative of conscientious objection. I am pleased to say that this is a path now chosen by more than seventy students at my own alma mater, Morehouse College, and I recommend it to all who find the American course in Vietnam a dishonorable and unjust one. Moreover, I would encourage all ministers of draft age to give up their ministerial exemptions and seek status as conscientious objectors. These are the times for real choices and not false...
  • Sarah Palin raising cash for John McCain

    03/09/2010 9:49:05 AM PST · by pissant · 526 replies · 2,826+ views
    Politico ^ | 3/8/10 | Andy Barr
    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is helping out her former running mate with a high dollar fundraiser at the Arizona Biltmore. Palin will be courting contributions for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) – the GOP’s 2008 presidential nominee – on March 23 as part of her swing through Arizona to aide his re-election campaign. For $2,500, McCain donors can attend an hour-long reception with the former GOP vice presidential nominee and get a chance for a picture with Palin. Those not attending the reception can pay $500 each for a two-hour dinner, or $1,000 for preferred seating. Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.),...
  • Glenn Beck Stakes Out a More Activist Role in Politics

    11/21/2009 10:20:35 PM PST · by Steelfish · 40 replies · 1,461+ views
    NYTimes ^ | November 21st, 2009
    Glenn Beck Stakes Out a More Activist Role in Politics BRIAN STELTER November 21, 2009 Glenn Beck, the popular and outspoken Fox News host, says he wants to go beyond broadcasting his opinions and start rallying his political base — formerly known as his audience — to take action. To do so, Mr. Beck is styling himself as a political organizer. In an interview, he said he would promote voter registration drives and sponsor a series of seven conventions across the country featuring what he described as libertarian speakers. On Saturday he held a festive campaign-style rally in The Villages...
  • American Taliban? (Barf)

    08/27/2009 8:42:44 PM PDT · by TradicalRC · 56 replies · 3,452+ views
    University of California ^ | contemporary | Various faculty and students
    Ronald Reagan (1911 - 2004)(President of the United States) "For the first time ever, everything is in place for the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming of Christ."
  • Obama goes after media for 'enemies list' rumor

    08/11/2009 11:20:32 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies · 1,965+ views
    Obama goes after media for 'enemies list' rumor @ 2:17 pm by Eric Zimmermann President Obama attacked the media today for helping circulate a story that the White House is compiling an "enemies list." "This is another example of how the media ends up just completely distorting what's taking place," Obama said. "C'mon, guys!" he added later. The story started when the White House asked supporters to forward "fishy" claims about Democratic healthcare legislation, the goal being to check and refute those claims. Critics said that forwarding emails would let the White House compile a list of political opponents. Sen....
  • Judiciary Committee greenlights 'hate crimes': Members refuse to protect Christian pastors...

    04/23/2009 11:00:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies · 2,219+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | April 23, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    Members of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee today rejected an opportunity to protect Christian pastors who preach the biblical condemnation of homosexuality and approved on a 15-12 vote a "hate crimes" bill that supporters admit could be used to bring charges against religious leaders. The bill, H.R. 1913, now will be considered by the full House of Representatives. The committee rejected a number of amendments offered by several members seeking to protect religious liberty, to protect the unborn, to protect against violence by illegal aliens, and to clarify the bill's meanings of "gender identity" and "sexual orientation." One of the...
  • James Carville leftwing radical and anti-tea party nut

    04/22/2009 7:43:55 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 3 replies · 354+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 4/22/09 | alaphiah
    James Carville is Dem-a-Qaeda. A combination of radical left-wing Liberal Democrat Ideologue and a sleeper cell al Qaeda political terrorist all rolled up in one. When National and local political figures take an oath to protect the Constitution from enemies both foreign and domestic, the domestic enemy would be James Carville. (see previous post)
  • Ron Reagan Offers Fearless Candor on Stem Cells, God and Taking on Conservative Blowhards

    04/14/2009 10:45:04 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 25 replies · 1,187+ views
    PR.Com ^ | April 13, 2009 | Allison Kugel
    Ron Reagan is the direct namesake of the man whom many on the right consider to be “The Greatest American Hero.” Much to their dismay he has spent his broadcasting career taking aim at the very politicians who have sought to attach themselves to his father’s (the late President Ronald Reagan) conservative legacy in order to justify everything from extreme corporate deregulation to the war in Iraq. For decades Ron Reagan has forged a path that embraces left wing ideals and touts science and progression over alleged antiquated religious rhetoric, a position that infuriates the Republican Party and warms liberals...
  • Political discourse turns uncivil on campus

    10/16/2008 11:10:31 AM PDT · by JZelle · 31 replies · 1,164+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10-16-08 | Michael Drost
    College conservatives say the excitement of a historic presidential election - which could send the first black American to the White House - has become clouded by an atmosphere of intimidation and hostility on campus. "People on campus who say they're the most tolerant, they simply do not walk the walk," said Brand Kroeger, chairman of the George Washington University College Republicans and head of the D.C. Federation of College Republicans. Mr. Kroeger said he has been flooded with calls from students who feel they cannot express their views in favor of Republicans for fear of being shouted down. GW...
  • BREITBART: Hollywood Blacklist then and now (2nd try)

    07/29/2008 12:59:54 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 21 replies · 189+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 28, 2008 | Andrew Breitbart
    BREITBART: Blacklist then and now Andrew Breitbart Monday, July 28, 2008 IXTAPA, Mexico — "There is no such thing as a blacklist anymore," George Clooney declared in 2005 while promoting his black-and-white hagiography of Edward R. Murrow, "Good Night, And Good Luck." One eternally optimistic showman who has endured the Red Scare as well as the current Hollywood political disorder (let's not call it the "b-word" and upset Rosemary Clooney's nephew) is actor-raconteur - and my father-in-law - Orson Bean, who last week took our entire family to Mexico for his 80th birthday. Orson was the young, hot comic on...
  • John McCain has the 'right stuff': threat of Islamofascism is real

    01/31/2008 6:30:32 PM PST · by Righting · 45 replies · 193+ views
    JJ ^ | January, 31, 2008
    John McCain has the 'right stuff' January, 31, 2008 The threat of Islamofascism is real and we ignore it at our peril. While extremists threaten our European allies, rogue nations and fundamentalist regimes ... http://www.jewishjournal.com/home/preview.php?id=18833
  • Giuliani Interests GOP State Conventioneers (California)

    02/09/2007 9:38:39 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 197 replies · 1,316+ views
    } When Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speak at the California Republican Convention this weekend, some party leaders from Solano County will be there and listening carefully. Approximately 1,300 delegates from across the state are expected to fill the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sacramento beginning today through Sunday. Among them will be Mike Gomez, the chair of the Solano County Republican Party Central Committee, and Lynda Rose McMahan, chair of Solano Republican Women's Federated. A busy itinerary awaits the group in the state capital, including the selection of new party leadership. Gomez said one...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 02-23-06 ("Can freepers be deprogrammed?")

    02/23/2006 5:16:42 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 157 replies · 2,464+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | February 23, 2006 | DUmmie Doohickie, DUmmies, and PJ-Comix
    I found the title of this DUmmie THREAD, "Can freepers be deprogrammed?" especially amusing since I just received a personal FreepMail message at the Free Republic from none other than DUmmie Doohickie. In case you don't remember DUmmie Doohickie, he was the author of some of our FAVORITE DUmmie threads called "I BELIEVE" in which he was cheerleading the DUmmie to BEEEELEEEEVE that John Kerry was going to be inaugurated on Jan. 20, 2005. These threads began shortly after the 2004 election and lasted until early Jan. 2005 when Doohickie took an embarrassed exit from DUmmieland but has recently...
  • War of the Worlds movie review by Roger Ebert

    07/20/2005 3:12:54 AM PDT · by FraudFactor.com · 20 replies · 1,322+ views
    Sun Times ^ | Jun 28, 2005 | Roger Ebert
    Article published: Jun 28, 2005http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050628/REVIEWS/50606007/1023 http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050628/REVIEWS/50606007/1023&template=printart War of the WorldsCreaking Havoc Release Date: 2005 Ebert Rating: **    By Roger Ebert / Jun 29, 2005 "War of the Worlds" is a big, clunky movie containing some sensational sights but lacking the zest and joyous energy we expect from Steven Spielberg. It proceeds with the lead-footed deliberation of its 1950s predecessors to give us an alien invasion that is malevolent, destructive and, from the alien point of view, pointless. They've "been planning this for a million years" and have gone to a lot of trouble to invade Earth for no...
  • War of the Worlds screenwriter says Martians slaughtering humans are metaphore for U.S. military

    07/19/2005 5:35:21 PM PDT · by FraudFactor.com · 88 replies · 1,078+ views
    Larry Elder Talk Radio Show on KABC AM 790 Los Angeles ^ | Tuesday, July 19, 2005 | Larry Elder
    War of the Worlds screenwriter David Koepp admits political propaganda in movie KABC talk show host Larry Elder said today that David Koepp, one of the two War of the Worlds screenwriters, stated in a recent interview for a Canadian publication that the Martians slaughtering the humans are a metaphor for the adventurism of the American military forces, i.e., for the Bush Administration's war on terrorism, and the human civilians are a metaphor for the Iraqi people. He stated that this is going back to the original H. G. Wells book upon which the movie is loosely based. However, the...
  • See Y'all Later...

    04/04/2005 8:07:34 PM PDT · by Long Cut · 1,275 replies · 27,497+ views
    Me | 4APR05 | Long Cut
    Well, that time has come for me. I’m leaving FR. However, I do not consider this an “opus”, as I am NOT going to use it to rehash old slights or arguments, or to give my personal opinion of what “should be done around here”. As has been so often pointed out, this is Jim Robinson’s site, and he runs it as he sees fit. Rather, all I’m going to do here is give a general reason for my departure, and say a hearty-but-sad “GOODBYE!” to all the folks here who have enriched my life in the past four years....
  • Paul Krugman is a petty, bigoted, cheap-shot artist

    03/30/2005 2:58:31 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 19 replies · 1,148+ views
    RENEWAMERICA.US ^ | MARCH 30, 2005 | Edward L. Daley
    Every once in a while I stumble across an opinion article that's so irrational, hate-filled and hypocritical that I feel compelled to comment on it, and New York Times writer Paul Krugman's most recent column is no exception. Titled "What's Going On?", this rambling op-ed is filled with more unprovoked attacks on religious minded people than any other I have had the misfortune to read, and I've read more than I care to remember. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/03/29/opinion/29krugman.html?n=Top%2fOpinion%2fEditorials%20and%20Op%2dEd%2fOp%2dEd%2fColumnists%2fPaul%20Krugman Mr. Krugman begins his piece by attempting to impress upon his readers the dangers of extremism in democratic countries, quickly focussing his attention on the...
  • Prisoners of Capital (Arise, ye zottees of the earth!)

    11/10/2004 7:50:14 AM PST · by RLuxembourg · 80 replies · 1,219+ views
    The late RLuxembourg, channeled through Reddy Kilozot.
    Millions of human beings around the world are forcibly detained, their liberties removed by governmental authorities. Anyone who takes seriously the immediate potential for replacing capitalism with a world of real abundance and freedom knows already that the great majority of crimes are either crimes against property or involve the illegal trafficking of property — or are the likely direct result of living the restricted and stressful life of a wage-slave. While there are those who justify the existence of laws on moral and ideological grounds, the defenders of the status-quo must always argue their case referring to a swashbuckler’s...
  • New York lockdown [Long, with details of riot plans]

    08/11/2004 6:46:35 PM PDT · by aculeus · 29 replies · 1,149+ views
    The Guardian [UK] ^ | August 11, 2004 | Michelle Goldberg
    While anti-Bush activists in New York are adopting new techniques to try and disrupt the Republican party convention later this month, the police have got some new strategies of their own, writes Michelle Goldberg If you're a delegate attending the Republican national convention at Madison Square Garden later this month, Jamie Moran knows where you're staying. He knows where you're eating and what Broadway musical you plan on seeing. For the past nine months, Moran has been living off savings earned as an office manager at a nonprofit and working full-time to disrupt the RNC. His small anarchist collective, RNCNotWelcome.org,...
  • Volunteer group monitors pulpits, politics

    07/26/2004 1:31:06 PM PDT · by Mr.Atos · 31 replies · 982+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | July 24, 2004 | John Hanna
    <p>OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A recent Sunday found Tina Kolm changing her morning routine. Instead of attending a Unitarian Universalist service, she was at the Lenexa Christian Center, paying close attention to a conservative minister's sermon about the importance of amending the U.S. Constitution to ban same-sex "marriage."</p>
  • Casino Could Extend Welcome to Ronstadt (New owners say c'mon back!)

    07/21/2004 7:16:15 PM PDT · by mhking · 58 replies · 1,671+ views
    Yahoo! News / AP ^ | 7.21.04 | ADAM GOLDMAN
    LAS VEGAS - One of the partners buying the Aladdin hotel-casino said singer Linda Ronstadt (news) would be welcomed back to the property after the performer was kicked out over the weekend by current management for praising filmmaker Michael Moore. Planet Hollywood CEO Robert Earl of Orlando, Fla., said he'd like to take Moore up on the filmmaker's offer to join Ronstadt on Aladdin's stage and sing "America the Beautiful" when Earl's management team takes control of the bankrupt casino, as early as September. "We respect artists' creativity and support their rights to express themselves," Earl said in a statement...
  • Anti-Con, anti-Hannity comic strip

    06/13/2004 11:44:16 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 33 replies · 278+ views
    uComics.com ^ | 6/13/04 | Wiley Miller
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  • Berg's Dad: Why I Blame Bush (Major barf - Michael Berg goes off the deep end!)

    05/27/2004 12:48:40 AM PDT · by GOPcapitalist · 70 replies · 496+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 5/26 | Michael Berg
    When I eulogized my son, Nick, I said that he was my teacher and my hero. He was the kindest, gentlest man I know — no, the kindest, gentlest human being I know or have ever known. Did you know that he quit the Boy Scouts of America because they wanted to teach him to fire a handgun? Nick, too, poured into me the strength I needed and still need to tell the world about him. People ask me why I focus on putting the blame for my son's tragic and atrocious end on the Bush administration. They ask: "Don't...
  • Heads Up... from Michael Moore

    04/15/2004 7:27:13 PM PDT · by Monty22 · 173 replies · 1,041+ views
    michaelmoore.com ^ | 04/14/2004 | Michael Moore
    Friends, I have never seen a head so far up a Presidential ass (pardon my Falluja) than the one I saw last night at the "news conference" given by George W. Bush. He's still talking about finding "weapons of mass destruction" -- this time on Saddam's "turkey farm." Turkey indeed. Clearly the White House believes there are enough idiots in the 17 swing states who will buy this. I think they are in for a rude awakening. I've been holed up for weeks in the editing room finishing my film ("Fahrenheit 911"). That's why you haven't heard from me lately....
  • Did anyone hear Susan Sarandon's defense of Howard Stern today?

    02/27/2004 3:57:55 PM PST · by weegee · 10 replies · 272+ views
    Heard on CBS Radio hourly news break | 2-27-2004 | self
    I was listening to Rush Limbaugh's radio show at 11am and heard a CBS news report of Susan Sarandon's take on Howard Stern being dropped/suspended from several Clear Channel radio stations. She said that it was a "chill wind" and censorship. She also said that while she did not agree with Howard's radio program, that people could just turn it off. It's a good thing I was not at a microphone at that moment, I sufferred a 20-second bout with Tourette's Syndrome calling Ms. Sarandon every name in the book. For those who don't recall, she was pivotal in the...
  • al Qaeda Hit List Has Bush's Administration On It.

    02/10/2004 4:49:00 PM PST · by justme346 · 46 replies · 360+ views
    Bush Country ^ | 02/10/04 | Jerry Reynalds
    An al Qaeda Hit List?By Jeremy Reynalds (bio) Other Articles by Jeremy Reynalds Back to News / Home PageApparently determined not to be outdone by the United States, the terrorist group al Qaeda (or a sympathizer) has released a video with a deck of cards featuring its own most wanted. The "cards" (dangling above flames), could be considered an al Qaeda hit list. They feature a wide variety of individuals including Bush administration figures, lawmakers, the Spanish and Italian prime ministers and conservative American media personalities such as Rush Limbaugh and Bill O' Reilly. Notably, the card sequence begins...
  • How the Media works( good read)

    02/10/2004 9:14:33 AM PST · by Pikamax · 15 replies · 446+ views
    ABCNEWS/TheNote ^ | 02/10/04 | The Note
    NEWS SUMMARY The first version published of yesterday's Note included what was intended as a SATIRICAL report of a fictional ABC News/Washington Post poll. No such poll was conducted. The questions and results listed were not from a real poll. But on this day when John Kerry has a chance for wins in Tennessee and/or Virginia that just might get the Southern monkey off of his back -- and take an opponent out of the race -- and after two full news cycles in which Kerry's transient upper hand over President Bush doesn't seem to have been removed by the...
  • Leftist Author On C-Span: "Not All Conservatives Are Racists or Neo-Nazis"

    01/07/2004 3:16:34 PM PST · by ComtedeMaistre · 20 replies · 183+ views
    Did any of you watch the entire Washington Journal show on C-SPAN yesterday? There was a leftist author named Daniel Levitas, who was promoting a book titled: "The Terrorist Next Door". Was the author discussing the terrorism of middle-eastern immigrants like Mohammed Atta, or the animal rights fanatics at ELF? No. That did not concern him. His book focuses exclusively on so-called "right-wing" extremists, of the sorts found in so-called "right-wing militias". Included in that group of right-wing terrorists, are anti-tax protesters, gun owners, those who thought Randy Weaver got a raw deal from the government, critics of Janet Reno's...
  • InternationalAnswer is sponsoring a NYC Anti-Troops, Hate Bush Rally Thursday, January 15th, 2004

    01/04/2004 10:55:06 AM PST · by NYCFewBraveProud · 27 replies · 485+ views
    InternationalAnswer is sponsoring a NYC Rally Thursday, January 15th, 2004 Details: Rally in Front of Madison Square Garden To Demonstrate Opposition to Bush's Convention And Say "Bring the Troops Home Now!" Thursday, January 15 4:30-7:00 p.m. 32 St. and 7th Ave. New York City Their “Bring the Troops Home Now” rally serves only to embolden the enemy & improve the enemy’s morale, while possibly simultaneously doing the opposite to our troops. I plan to protest their rally. Is there any way FReeps can blunt their attempt to kill more of our troops?
  • What Ever Happened To Peace On Earth. (Barf Alert. CODE ORANGE)

    01/01/2004 9:01:13 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 12 replies · 156+ views
    AMERICAN-STATESMAN ^ | Tuesday, December 30, 2003 | Willie Nelson
    Willie Nelson, who has endorsed Dennis Kucinich for President, and who will lead a fundraising concert for Kucinich's campaign in Austin, Texas, on Jan. 3, 2004, wrote a new song on Christmas that he will perform in public for the first time at the Austin concert. There's so many things going on in the world Babies dying Mothers crying How much oil is one human life worth And what ever happened to peace on earth We believe everything that they tell us They're gonna' kill us So we gotta' kill them first But I remember a commandment Thou shall not...
  • Willie Nelson Pens Protest Song

    12/31/2003 1:37:26 PM PST · by O.C. - Old Cracker · 31 replies · 572+ views
    Austin-American Statesman ^ | December 31, 2003 | Michael Corcoran
    AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, December 31, 2003 Willie Nelson woke up early Christmas morning at the Lake Elsinore, Calif., home of his in-laws and turned on the news. "There was nothing but bad news, and here it was Christmas Day," Nelson said. "I said, `There sure are a lot of babies dying and mothers crying,' and (wife) Annie said, `That sounds like a song.' " By the end of the day, Nelson had written the anti-war ballad "What Ever Happened to Peace on Earth," which he will debut at Saturday's fund-raising concert for Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich at Austin Music...
  • Michael Moore on Saddam's capture (BARF alert!)

    12/15/2003 7:02:49 AM PST · by SB00 · 184 replies · 1,778+ views
    Sunday, December 14th, 2003 We Finally Got Our Frankenstein... and He Was In a Spider Hole! -- by Michael Moore Thank God Saddam is finally back in American hands! He must have really missed us. Man, he sure looked bad! But, at least he got a free dental exam today. That's something most Americans can't get. America used to like Saddam. We LOVED Saddam. We funded him. We armed him. We helped him gas Iranian troops. But then he screwed up. He invaded the dictatorship of Kuwait and, in doing so, did the worst thing imaginable -- he threatened an...
  • Michael Moore Speaks

    Letter from the fat turkey himeslf titled: Turkeys on the Moon... from Michael Moore
  • Who's Lying Now? MoveOn.org's Daily Misleader lives up to its name

    12/09/2003 9:07:11 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 12 replies · 282+ views
    Opinion Journal ^ | 12/10/03 | BEN FRITZ
    <p>In a June 6 speech about Medicare, President Bush said, "We must protect seniors from high medical costs that can rob them of their savings." And with the recently passed Medicare bill, which adds a prescription drug benefit to the government's health insurance program for seniors, the president claims to have done just that.</p>
  • Michael Moore: Americans Are Stupid P****s

    ...Take his deion of his fellow countrymen and their blind pursuit of the American Dream: "They are possibly the dumbest people on the planet... in thrall to conniving, thieving, smug pricks. "We Americans suffer from an enforced ignorance. We don't know about anything that's happening outside our country. Our stupidity is embarrassing. National Geographic produced a survey which showed that 60 per cent of 18-25 year olds don't know where Great Britain is on a map. And 92 per cent of us don't own a passport."
  • Michael Moore hammers Rush Limbaugh

    10/21/2003 5:58:44 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 28 replies · 166+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10/21/03
    Author and filmmaker Michael Moore preached to the choir at two sold-out performances in Santa Cruz, Calif., using the opportunity to hammer talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh and President Bush, as well as discuss potential Democratic candidates for the White House. On Sunday, Moore's book tour/political pep rally rolled into the traditionally liberal town for shows at the Civic Auditorium, the San Jose Mercury News reported. "Would it hurt your feelings if I tell you that we had 3,000 more in Baltimore?" he asked the first crowd, according to the paper. "That's the good news: It's not just Santa Cruz...
  • Michael Moore phonying it in - to Lars Larson

    10/24/2003 9:26:37 AM PDT · by CyberCowboy777 · 28 replies · 369+ views
    Lars Larson - Rose City Rap ^ | 10/24/03 | Lars Larson
    Friday, October 24, 2003 2003 My wife, Tina, had a hard time getting to sleep last night. She was afraid. Afraid of the dozens of strangers calling our house late at night. Calling with profanities, veiled threats...and Michael Moore made it happen. It all began with the phony baloney author and film maker...yes, the same guy who won an Oscar for his so-called "documentary" in which the first scenes were faked. That kind fame lets him draw crowds...like the ten thousand at Memorial Coliseum last night. Moore has a strange sense of humor. He lacks the guts to meet up...
  • ZOT! You are being fleeced

    10/15/2003 10:02:41 AM PDT · by 847184727965B · 441 replies · 1,547+ views
    The calculator | Today | Mikhail
    Jim Robinson is taking his supporters for a huge ride. Even though he's using this ancient perl/CGI format(that has changed 3 times in 6 years), there's no way in hell it costs $260,000 a year to run FreeRepublic unless Robinson is paying himself and his family at least $225,000 a year. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/budget Monthly Expenses Bandwidth $2,700 Technical Services 4,000 Administrative 7,500 Legal Expenses 3,000 Estimated Bank Fees, Insurance, Office Expenses, Maintenance and Repairs, Supplies, Travel, misc. 2,200 $2700 a month for bandwidth? What, he has his own dedicated T1/T3 lines? $48,000 a year for "Technical Services?" You could hire three...