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AMERICA - The Right Way!! (General/Chat)

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  • Border and Immigration control, Brian Terry killed with guns sold to drug cartels by the U.S. ATF

    06/02/2011 12:51:16 PM PDT · by Bodacious AZ · 4 replies
    May 22, 2011 | Fox News
    I would like to know more about the Government Program through the ATF that is called, “Project Gun Runner!” According to the news program that I saw Congressman Brilbray, Senator Grasley from Iowa, and Congressman Issa who is the head of the Government Oversight Committee from California, found out that the ATF is selling guns and munitions to the Mexican Drug Cartels!!!!!!!!!!!!! They have tracked via Serial Numbers 195 weapons to 195 Crime Scenes “INCLUDING” the shooting of a Border Patrol agent here in Arizona named Brian Terry!! One of the guns found had a serial number that was tracked...
  • America The Right Way - Staying Vigilant

    06/01/2011 4:31:56 AM PDT · by Jemian · 234 replies
    All of us and a variety of sources | June 1, 2011 | Freepers of good heart everywhere
    Good morning! There are seventeen months left until we retake the country, until November 2012. As far as I know Caligula is the only one who has declared for the RATS. The GOP field is shaping up with many contenders. Sarah Palin is on a JERK THE MEDIA AROUND bus tour in the Northeast and elsewhere to call attention to America's founding documents and our founding fathers and principles. She has promised her radio talk friends in Alaska that she would tell them first of her decision to run. That hasn't happened yet. And in the hypocriscy department, Caligula's administration...
  • Soldiers climb Mount McKinley in memory of Rangers

    05/30/2011 5:50:55 PM PDT · by Tainan · 6 replies
    Forbes, etc. ^ | 30 May 2011 | AP
    (mods - excerpt from AP story) ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Five Army Rangers stationed in Washington state have summited North America's highest mountain. Army officials say the soldiers reached the 20,320-foot summit of Mount McKinley in Alaska Friday night, just in time to for the Memorial Day weekend. The Rangers - assigned to 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord - made the climb in honor of the 11 Rangers from their regiment who have died in the line of duty. At McKinley's summit, the soldiers planted a flag from 2/75 with the names of the 11.
  • U.S. Marine Jacob Tate 1990-2011

    05/28/2011 10:11:00 AM PDT · by Jacvin · 6 replies ^ | 5/28/2011 | Michele Kirk
    If you don’t know a hero in a close and personal way, and Memorial Day is an abstract observation of those who sacrificed, I would like to introduce you to one that reminds me every day of what this day is for. Jacob Tate is my personal hero; a fun loving, church going high school kid turned U.S. Marine, my son’s best friend, and a newlywed Dad with a gorgeous little boy. Tate had the pleasure of watching the little guy, his first, grow inside his young wife. He got to see an ultrasound picture or two, but he never...
  • cutting military paychecks

    05/27/2011 3:17:56 AM PDT · by · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | 24 MAY 2011 | David Alexander
    Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned on Tuesday that policymakers would face tough choices trimming military budgets, weighing cuts in pay and benefits against delays in updating aging ships and jets. The outgoing defense secretary, who leaves office at the end of June, did not say where he thought the Pentagon should try to cut as it seeks to meet President Barack Obama's goal of cutting $400 billion in spending over the next 12 years.
  • Ann Barnhardt: The Boston Speech (An Inspirational Must Read)

    05/18/2011 10:25:12 AM PDT · by mojito · 5 replies
    American Digest ^ | 5/15/2011 | Ann Barnhardt
    Hello, my name is Ann Barnhardt and I am the person who says the things that everyone else is too terrified to say. This is the speech that I was going to deliver in Boston today, May 15, 2011 had a facility been available to me. Unfortunately, no facilities were willing to host my speech, sponsored by Rabbi Jon Hausmann, because I was deemed to be “hateful”, “bigoted” and “potentially violent”. Well, we’ll see about that. In this speech we are going to cover a lot of intellectual and theological ground. I tend to set my goals extremely high, and...
  • Freep This Poll: Do you think President Obama deserves credit for the killing of Osama Bin Laden?

    05/09/2011 4:34:30 AM PDT · by Toadman · 20 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 9, 2011 | NY Daily News
    Yes! His administration accomplished what the Bush White House couldn't. No! Credit should go completely to intelligence and military officials. There's plenty of credit to go around for many people.
  • Vanity - Gigantic Fireworks Show Coming Memorial Day Weekend! (Hamilton Indiana)

    05/08/2011 1:36:55 AM PDT · by Slump Tester · 12 replies
    Self | May 8, 2011 | Self
    Here's a show where the big boys who do displays for cities come to compete, try out new shells, and get tuned up for the 4th of July. Last year's show was the best fireworks display I've ever seen. They shot off 55000+ shells, and then a BUNCH more big 10 & 12" mortars! It went for an hour and 45 minutes! (They only stopped to let the smoke clear.) Here are a few short youtubes from last year: This cameraman is a motor-mouth, but check out the length and depth of the firing line! (This is just one guy's...
  • The White House Marxist had no choice but to authorize Bin Laden's assassination

    05/05/2011 9:31:58 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 20 replies
    Self | May 5, 2011 | Stayfree
    As a typical scheming politician, Obama had no choice but to authorize Bin Laden's killing. If he hadn't, the news would have leaked out that Obama the White House Muslim didn't have the balls to ice a fellow muslim and his next job would be as a janitor (which is all he is qualified to be). This scumbag is like all other scumbags, they will do whatever it takes to stay in power because they have no other skills that would qualify them for a real job. Tough decision to go after Bin Laden...NO, this guy's toughest decision is whether...
  • 9/11 Relative: Obama Turned His Back on Me

    05/05/2011 8:59:14 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 9 replies ^ | May 5, 2011 | None indicated
    Burlingame describes the encounter with Obama: "As a former attorney I know you can't tell the Attorney General what to do, he said, 'No, I can't.' But I said 'we -- that shouldn't stop you from giving your opinion. We wouldn't be here today if they hadn't done their jobs. Can't you at least give them your opinion.'
  • America The Right Way - Staying Vigilant

    05/02/2011 4:52:21 AM PDT · by Jemian · 612 replies
    All of us and a variety of sources | May 2, 2011 | Freepers of good heart everywhere
    "We will not tire, we will not falter, and we will not fail!" President Bush The big news of the day is the death and burial at sea of Osama bin Laden. Thank you, President Bush and the US military (including my son and future son-in-law) who made this day happen. Other news is the nuptials of William and Catherine in Great Britain. May God bless their union and draw them close to Him in Jesus Christ. Alabama (my state) and other southeast states continue the task of digging out and rebuilding. A massive effort is underway with able bodies...
  • NBC's Brian Williams called UBL "a victim"

    05/01/2011 9:48:32 PM PDT · by suroc · 1 replies
    Did anyone else hear NBC's Brian Williams sign-off their live coverage by calling OBL death a "victim of a U.S.-led raid." ? Some post a Youtube link if they have it. There's no way he can say that's being an "impartial journalist" about that statement. How does he still have a job?
  • An Illegitimate Child, An Illegitimate President

    05/01/2011 1:04:41 PM PDT · by Ira_Louvin · 114 replies
    Talk about your proverbial can of worms. Clearly, Barack Hussein Obama's Immigration file was the impetus for President Obama to release his "long form" last week. If he thought that would put the matter to rest, it has had the opposite effect. It has all raised more questions than it answered, as does the release of shocking revelations in BHO I's immigration file. Clearly, BHO I was never divorced from his first wife in Kenya. Further, INS suspected the BHO I/Stanley Ann Dunham marriage was a sham, arranged strictly to secure immigration status for him. But if Barack Senior was...
  • What is a Natural-Born Citizen?

    04/29/2011 3:15:09 PM PDT · by llandres · 100 replies
    No wonder so many people are confused, or ignorant, about this subject and its Constitutional importance relative to Presidential eligibility. This first link - - is a 9 min. interview with Peter Spiro, a Temple University law professor, by the day's cspan moderator. Listen to the questions and his answers. Sheesh. Here's another link to the Washington Journal segment that followed, with call-ins and emails, titled, "Should U.S. presidents be 'natural born' citizens?" Should? Should??? Folks, this is what we're up against - ignorance, misinformation, apathy or a combination thereof.
  • Rules for Republicans

    04/25/2011 6:42:30 PM PDT · by Ira_Louvin · 14 replies
    1. The era of liberalism is over. Today there are no liberals in power; there are only radical leftists. They are the enemy, not the opposition. Their ideology is not simply wrong; it is evil. 2. It is impossible to be too cynical about the intentions, motives, and truthfulness of radical leftists. They will always exceed our most horrifying expectations. 3. Radical leftists are continually seeking to destroy America's historic foundations, particularly our Constitution. Their goal is to rebuild upon the rubble according to their own evil vision and to gratify their insatiable lust for tyrannical power. 4. Radical leftists...
  • should epa oversight drilling come to an end?

    04/25/2011 9:50:52 AM PDT · by · 6 replies
    Shell-Shocked: Gas Prices Soar, EPA Blocks Drilling ENERGY IN AMERICA: Shell forced to cut oil drilling off Alaska after EPA ruling, leaving 27B barrels in limbo
  • Wise "Owl" Thoughts

    04/24/2011 4:22:21 PM PDT · by RVN Airplane Driver · 3 replies
    4/18/2011 | The "Owl"
    The “Owl” Hoots each week about events that Ruffles his Feathers. Say you saw the “Owl” comment on this weeks ago…now the mainstream media and the alphabet TV channels are commenting on the price of gas at the pump, which reportedly hit $5.69 per gallon this week in Orlando, Florida. Of course they headlined it as being a serious threat to the Presidents re-election campaign. That of course raises two germane notions: Firstly, most Americans are far more interested in him addressing this problem than worrying about him being re-elected and Secondly, who is so naïve to believe he won’t...
  • How 501c3 Tax Code is destroying America by muzzling churches: 501c3 Cowards

    04/18/2011 10:38:53 AM PDT · by poetbdk · 6 replies ^ | 04-16-11 | Ben D. Kennedy
    501c3 Cowards Oh, say can you see, in the rapidly decaying twilight, Today’s churches throughout America cowering in fright. So easily selling away what is their God given birthright! How can they surrender their proud American heritage? They once fueled the fires of freedom in patriots galore, Triumphing o’er tyranny establishing a nation to adore. Their leadership once shined as brightly as any sage of lore! How can they dishonor their God’s glorious heritage? His church built with martyrs’ blood their duty to preserve, What of their oaths of loyalty and all they pledged to observe? How easily they...
  • Boehner's Birther Blackmail Budget Bomb: Time to Use It?

    04/11/2011 3:45:41 PM PDT · by Kenny Bunk · 34 replies
    Vanity | April 11, 2011 | Kenny Bunk
    John Boehner, Birther?That is a headline we will never see. Yet, John Boehner has it within his power to solve the Birther Mysteries. Ever responsive to constituent clamor, or so he claims, he also has a perfect reason for doing so. All he needs to do is convene a Congressional Committee to inquire into several issues:(1) The Birth Certificate(2)The "Legal Name" Issue(3)The Illinois Bar Issues(4)The Illegal Campaign Lottery Issue(5)The Lt. Col. Lakin Issue(6) etc. ad inf. None of these issues are particularly far-fetched as grist for the mills of congressional investigation, and that investigation would have, as all have had...
  • Denmark: Potemkin village

    04/10/2011 1:33:26 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 20 replies
    Ludwig Von mises institute ^ | 2/18/02 | per hanik hansen
    In the 1700s, the courtesans of Queen Catherine of Russia gave her tours along the Volga river where she witnessed a happy and thriving bourgeoisie living in clean and prosperous villages. But this was all a show to cover disease, poverty, and misery that lay just behind the facade that had been erected for her benefit. This is the origin of the phrase Potemkin Village, a place where a politically generated appearance covers a less impressive underside. Europe is today filled with Potemkin Villages, none as successful as Denmark. Denmark is often cited as an exemplary country within the EU,...