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  • Sarah Palin getting another season for Sportsman Channel's 'Amazing America' series

    <p>The Sportsman Channel said Monday that Palin's series, "Amazing America," is being renewed for a second season that will start early next year.</p> <p>On the series, the former Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska ex-governor profiles outdoor enthusiasts and craftsmen. The show aired Thursday nights and finished its first season May 29....</p>
  • HUMANS ARE AWESOME GoPro Tribute (music video)

    05/24/2014 5:06:25 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 37 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 23JUN2013 | Gerry B
    HUMANS ARE AWESOME http://www.humansareawesome.net/ People Are Awesome, they are brilliant in comparison to all other living beings. Our abilities are amazing and somewhat out of this world. The official non-fail extreme video compilation channel! This time a tribute to GoPro cameras. Be sure to watch it in 1080P. Music: "Time" by Luckner featuring Sophie Louise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_pkYr9I9nU
  • Most blacks shoot the messenger

    11/12/2013 7:03:14 AM PST · by rktman · 23 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 11/12/2013 | Mychal Massie
    Is it possible that people are so addicted to skin color that they refuse to acknowledge the most obvious indications that such an addiction is wrong? The answer, of course, is yes, many are. A person of color recently ridiculed me because he felt I had lumped him and his family in the category of “having something given to them based on color.” (I apologize for not being able to find his name and his comment, which are somewhere on my Facebook page.) He was genuinely offended that mine was a broad statement and, as such, included him in that...
  • Australia Says ‘No’ To $100 Billion Climate Fund

    11/11/2013 6:57:41 PM PST · by rktman · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/11/2013 | Dr. Benny Peiser
    The federal cabinet has ruled that Australia will not sign up to any new contributions, taxes or charges at this week’s global summit on climate change, in a significant toughening of its stance as it plans to move within days to repeal the carbon tax. This rules out Australia playing any role in a wealth transfer from rich countries to developing nations to pay them to decrease their carbon emissions. The decision hardens the nation’s approach to the UN’s negotiations amid a renewed push from less-developed countries this week for $100 billion a year in finance to deal with climate...
  • Wrigley Heiress Charters Private Plane for Marine's Dogs to Fly Cross-Country

    10/23/2013 5:09:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    ABC ^ | 10/22/2013 | Liz Fields
    A good Samaritan with deep pockets chartered a private jet to fly a Marine's dogs across the country to the soldier's new base on Sunday, after the pets were deemed too big to travel on commercial flights. Helen Rosburg, the great-granddaughter of chewing gum industrialist William Wrigley, said she was more than happy to help out Andrew Morales and his family upon hearing that they may have to leave their beloved pets behind. "He was going to lose his dogs and I said 'Not on my watch,'" said Rosburg. "He's a hero on so many different levels. The Wrigleys are...
  • Global warming believers are feeling the heat

    09/26/2013 8:45:21 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9/25/2013 | James Delingpole
    On Friday the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change delivers its latest verdict on the state of man-made global warming. Though the details are a secret, one thing is clear: the version of events you will see and hear in much of the media, especially from partis pris organisations like the BBC, will be the opposite of what the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report actually says. Already we have had a taste of the nonsense to come: a pre-announcement to the effect that “climate scientists” are now “95 per cent certain” that humans are to blame for climate change; an evidence-free declaration...
  • ‘One pic = 1,000 words!’ Check out which ‘liar’ James Woods drubbed with a photo-slam

    09/08/2013 11:56:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Twitchy/Twitter ^ | 9/8/13 | Twitchy staff/Actor James Woods
    Actor James Woods has done it again! The actor has given “foul queen” Hillary Clinton the business before and has vowed to “never stop telling” the story of Benghazi. It appears he is making good on that promise.
  • Wow! Mars Rover Captures Stunning Billion-Pixel Photo of Red Planet (Inteactive, Zoomable)

    06/27/2013 3:16:19 PM PDT · by lbryce · 22 replies
    Space.com ^ | June 19, 2013 | Mike Wall
    Wow! Mars Rover Captures Interactive Zoomable Stunning Billion-Pixel Photo of Red Planet A new 1.3-billion-pixel image from NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity allows viewers to zoom in and investigate part of the Red Planet in incredible detail. The huge mosaic stitches together nearly 900 photos that the Curiosity rover took with some of its 17 cameras during the robot's exploration of Gale Crater on Mars, NASA officials said. "It gives a sense of place and really shows off the cameras' capabilities," Bob Deen, of the Multi-Mission Image Processing Laboratory at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., said in a statement....
  • Suki the Cat Takes Agilitly Training

    06/23/2013 7:00:40 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 41 replies
    You Tube imp ^ | 6-23-13
    You are not going to believe this cat! http://www.wimp.com/sukicat/
  • MSNBC's Touré speaks on gun control (video)

    02/16/2013 3:52:59 PM PST · by lowbridge · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | february 10, 2013 | Kevin Jackson
    MSNBC's Touré is confronted by a guest during a speech on gun control at the St. Louis University.
  • Awesome Christmas Light setup on House

    12/23/2012 12:55:55 PM PST · by Bikkuri · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 21, 2012 | listentoourlights
    Must see for anyone that enjoys Christmas lights :)
  • Irish fake commentators on Olympic women's sailing race. Mildly PG-13.

    09/03/2012 9:26:25 PM PDT · by Lx · 6 replies
    ThatVideoSite.com ^ | 8/07/2012 | Olympics
    This at first appears to be Irish commentators discussing the 2012 Sailing Olympic race. In fact, it sounds like it could be real at several spots. They show people on the beach and one guy says what sounds like, "Lovely Finnish lady, wouldn't mind finishing out with her..." "...It's looking very close and confusing, Alicia Cebrian Martinez del Lagos from Espanol..." "...some mad man there going the wrong way completely, he doesn't know where he's going, go back, you're not going to win any medals going that way...dickhead."
  • Anita Perry, Rick's wife, now also organizing an Iowa Strike Force for him

    11/21/2011 10:17:15 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 122 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | November 19, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Anita Perry, the 59-year-old wife of Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry, has been very actively campaigning for him on her own all fall. Now, she's taken on a new assignment. Mrs. Perry has launched an online drive to recruit hundreds of volunteers for what she calls the Perry Strike Force. This would consist of Perry fans who would travel to Iowa and work across the state Jan. 2-4, getting out Perry caucus-goers to the hundreds of meeting sites on the evening of Jan. 3. (Don't worry, the BCS Championship Game is not until Jan. 9 this time.) "With over 1,700...
  • Wake Up America

    Those who are familiar with my work know that I like to use symbolism and metaphor to engage the viewer. See if you can find and decipher the many symbols in this image. In the painting I have intentionally hidden six keys that represent solutions that will release us from the chains of economic and political bondage.
  • Must Read Book Debuts Tuesday!

    09/18/2011 2:18:18 PM PDT · by garv · 36 replies
    My Wife ^ | 9/18/2011 | Me
    I"m begging the indulgence of my fellow freepers since I've been here a long time and this will be the first vanity I've ever posted. My beautiful wife Amy is a writer and she has a new young adult novel coming out on Tuesday. The title is Cold Kiss and it's a hard cover issue from Harper Teen, Harper Collins young adult imprint. Far be it from me to indulge in hyperbole, but this is the greatest novel ever written in human history. My wife has published a number of books before, but not in the young adult genre which...
  • THE Christmas gift for the gunowner who has everything... (vanity)

    09/17/2011 4:13:55 PM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 42 replies · 2+ views
    Facebook ^ | 9.17.11 | Free Vulcan
    One of my friends posted this on her facebook page and I had to share it. How awesome would this be for Christmas?
  • Who are the Greediest?

    07/24/2011 5:56:43 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 103 replies
    E-Mail | Unknown Farmer
    <p>Alan Simpson, Senator from Wyoming , Co-Chair of Obama's deficit commission, calls senior citizens the Greediest Generation as he compared "Social Security" to a Milk Cow with 310 million teats.</p> <p>Here's a response in a letter from a unknown farmer in Montana .... I think he is a little ticked off! He also tells it like it is ! --------------------------------------------------------- "Hey Alan, let's get a few things straight..</p>
  • Bachmann: GOP race can accomodate both me and Palin

    05/31/2011 10:00:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 05/31/2011
    WASHINGTON – Rep. Michele Bachmann, who is considering a run for the Republican presidential nomination, says she thinks the race can accommodate both her and Sarah Palin. Both women are favorites of the tea party movement. But Bachmann says she doesn't compare herself to Palin — she compares herself to President Barack Obama. Bachmann says there's "enough room for a lot of contenders" to challenge Obama in 2012. The Minnesota Republican says she considers Palin, the GOP's 2008 vice presidential candidate, a "friend," not a "competitor." But she told ABC's "Good Morning America" on Tuesday that she has no problem...
  • Video : “I Don’t Care, Obama Is Awesome"

    03/25/2011 12:32:00 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 63 replies
    NRO ^ | March 24, 2011 | Jonah Goldberg
    Someone, I don't know who, has made some entertaining videos out of dialogue between a rational conservative and a typical liberal. This one is the latest, titled "Libya vs. Iraq." But I prefer the title Jonah Goldberg gave it: "I don't care, Obama is awesome."
  • Palin plans to stop in Israel, meet with Netanyahu

    03/17/2011 10:37:49 AM PDT · by arderkrag · 99 replies
    AP Via Yahoo! News ^ | 03/17/2011 | Unknown
    JUNEAU, Alaska – Sarah Palin is extending her trip abroad with a planned stop in Israel. She is scheduled to deliver a keynote address Saturday night during the India Today Conclave in New Delhi and says she plans to travel to Israel on her way back to the United States.
  • Mark Steyn on Godwin's Law, olive pits, and Brian Williams' quest to pick the GOP nominee

    01/28/2011 5:25:23 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 9 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 28 Jan 2011 | Mark Steyn
    HH: We have a lot to do today, and we begin with Mark Steyn, the commentary equivalent of the high speed train without the massive public subsidies, our Columnist To the World. Hello, Mark, and how are you? MS: Well, I must say, I’ve been insulted many times in my life, but I’ve never been compared to President Obama’s light rail initiative. I take great umbrage at that, Hugh. HH: Well, not the Fresno edition, not the Valley edition. More like the Mid-Western edition, which has only 150% chance of not getting built. Mark Steyn, at this hour, the Egyptian...
  • Ironic Typo

    01/18/2011 9:30:37 AM PST · by arderkrag · 8 replies
    Vanity | 01/18/11 | Me
    (Cross-posted from Facebook) So, I'm reviewing some information on this program that I've been asked to research, and one of the "features" is listed as "INFALABILITY COMPLEX - ADMITTING MISTAKES". Guess they made the "mistake" of not owning a dictionary or spellchecker... Know any other good typo anecdotes? Share them!
  • US deploys 'game-changer' weapon to Afghanistan

    12/01/2010 8:56:24 AM PST · by Grampa Dave · 8 replies
    Yahoo/afp ^ | Wed Dec 1, 2:09 am ET | Michael Mathes
    by .WASHINGTON (AFP) – It looks and acts like something best left in the hands of Sylvester Stallone's "Rambo," but this latest dream weapon is real -- and the US Army sees it becoming the Taliban's worst nightmare. The Pentagon has rolled out prototypes of its first-ever programmable "smart" grenade launcher, a shoulder-fired weapon that uses microchipped ammunition to target and kill the enemy, even when the enemy is hidden behind walls or other cover.
  • They Live...in DC (Comic)

    09/29/2010 5:27:34 PM PDT · by Bodhi1 · 10 replies
    All American Blogger ^ | 9/29/10 | Duane Lester
    Drudge has a link to a "demon" photo of Hillary.When I saw it, this is the first thing I thought of. It dates me, but if you have not seen this flick, check it out. "They Live" is a classic.
  • Jesus Is Real

    07/24/2010 6:56:45 AM PDT · by Revski · 5 replies · 2+ views
    Your Tube video ^ | 7-24-2010 | Revski
    Enjoy this short and inspiring video of a true story that is still blessing others... Revski
  • Thousands of WWII pictures from 1944 / Normandy period

    07/23/2010 9:00:18 AM PDT · by Stolly · 44 replies · 2+ views
    I've had these pictures sat on my PC for years so i've finally got around to hosting them. I'm slowly captioning them too, based on translations from a French Flickr account. I think he copied them from somewhere else so i don't feel too bad about using them. I'm not copying word for word anyway. Anyway, hope some of you enjoy them ! http://www.stolly.org.uk/ETO
  • Naked PETA Chicks: How To Make Me Eat More Meat

    04/26/2010 9:12:42 AM PDT · by Superstu321 · 99 replies · 2,899+ views
    Three Fingers of Politics ^ | April 26, 2010 | JDubb
    Over the last several years, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has had a decent track record of trotting out naked celebrities to generate PR for their seemingly insane causes — that animals of all varieties deserve the same stature in society as humans. They’ve somehow managed to Playboy models, Hollywood stars, etc. to do scantily clad photo shoots all in the name of getting people not to eat meat or wear fur. So for the big Earth Day so-called Climate Rally on the National Mall on April 25, you would think PETA would go all out, right?...
  • William Federer - ON TCT.TV right now - Author of The American Minute - Tea Party Speaker

    04/21/2010 3:36:12 AM PDT · by Freedom'sWorthIt · 22 replies · 570+ views
    TCT TV on NOW - 6:30 AM EDT - ^ | April 21, 2010 | self
    William Federer - our beloved author of The American Minute is being interviewed in TCT.TV right now!
  • This Is Simply The Music Best Vid Evah ...

    03/03/2010 5:28:11 PM PST · by bloodmeridian · 18 replies · 584+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 3/3/2010 | Snarky Basterd
    Really. It's mesmerizing, with the detail of a Hollywood blockbuster and the simplicity of an Indie camcorder shooting. The song isn't nearly as good as Ok Go's first video sensation, A Million Ways. But the choreography for this thing is stunning. It even has a whole Wired article dedicated to its making.For nearly four minutes -- captured in a single, unbroken camera shot -- the machine rolls metal balls down tracks, swings sledgehammers, pours water, unfurls flags and drops a flock of umbrellas from the second story, all perfectly synchronized with the song.HEY! Don't be like that. It can't all...
  • Pit Bull Saves Child From House Fire (Another Loving Story)

    02/15/2010 9:39:28 PM PST · by Porterville · 18 replies · 537+ views
    A three-year-old pit bull named Marley is credited with saving a little girl in Alaska from a house fire in early December. By Animal News Center (ANC), 1/10/2004 by Sherry Morse A three-year-old pit bull named Marley is credited with saving a little girl in Alaska from a house fire in early December. Marley, a black and white dog who looks like Pete from the Little Rascals television show, grabbed the back of six-year-old Autumn Marley's jacket to drag her out of the burning house. Autumn alerted her mother who was cooking dinner that the entryway to the house was...
  • Rescued Pit Bull Saves the Day (Heart warming Pitbull Story)

    02/15/2010 9:13:40 PM PST · by Porterville · 58 replies · 744+ views
    Bestfriends Network ^ | Kelli Ohrtman | Kelli Ohrtman
    Rescued Pit Bull Saves the Day By Kelli Ohrtman, Best Friends Network Cinder thwarted an attempted robbery and protected her foster owner. When Maura McGarrity responded to a plea from a local rescue group, she had no idea what she was getting into. Cinder, an American Staffordshire mix, had been waiting at the shelter for seven weeks; no one had shown interest in adopting her. The shelter said they would have to euthanize her if she didn’t find somewhere to go—fast. Maura said, “When we heard about her heartbreaking conditions and her short time given to live, we went out...
  • Proposal: Statue of Awesomeness (VANITY)

    10/10/2009 1:39:29 PM PDT · by altair · 30 replies · 1,412+ views
    Sat Oct 10 12:48:28 PDT 2009 | Altair
    Our Beloved Leader, His Awesomeness, has just been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for being awesome. Unfortunately, it might land His Awesomeness in further legal issues due to it being unconstitutional to accept as FReepers Swordmaker and Paleo Conservative have pointed out.I originally suggested in a recent thread that His Awesomeness should commission a bust or portrait of Himself to grace the front entrance of the White House. FReeper Hot Tabasco pointed out that I was not being properly respectful of His Awesomeness and suggested instead a replacement of the Statue of Liberty. After careful meditation, I have decided that...
  • Surprise! Duggar Family Expecting Their 19th Child

    09/01/2009 8:24:28 AM PDT · by blueminnesota · 176 replies · 4,267+ views
    ABC News ^ | 9/01/09 | AMELIA McDONELL-PARRY
    You guessed it -- Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were just thrilled to announce that they're expecting their 19th child. As usual, Viera just oohed and ahhed over the fantastic news, which comes only a few months after the eldest Duggar kid, Josh, announced that his new wife Anna is expecting their first child.
  • Yelp iPhone App Adds Augmented Reality Easter Egg [augmented reality for iPhone is here, and free]

    08/28/2009 9:32:22 AM PDT · by RightOnTheLeftCoast · 5 replies · 634+ views
    Mashable via MacRumors ^ | 28 aug 09 | MacRumors
    Yelp iPhone Application Adds Augmented Reality Easter Egg Thursday August 27, 2009 04:42 PM EST; Category: iPhoneWritten by Eric Slivka Mashable reports on a discovery that the latest update to the iPhone application from popular business establishment review site Yelp [App Store, Free] contains an augmented reality easter egg called "Monocle" that allows users to view business ratings overlayed on a video stream from their iPhone's camera. The feature is only compatible with the iPhone 3GS, which contains the necessary digital compass for properly assessing the device's orientation. Download the new Yelp app (came out yesterday). So you shake your...
  • Inhofe joins Senate Foreign Relations Committee (Watch out Hillary!)

    07/21/2009 5:53:01 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 33 replies · 881+ views
    Associated Press - July 21, 2009 4:15 PM ET OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe has been appointed to the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee.
  • We’ve All Metamorphosized to a Higher Plain [satire by Victor Davis Hanson]

    06/24/2009 4:21:07 AM PDT · by Tolik · 17 replies · 1,161+ views
    pajamasmedia.com ^ | June 23, 2009 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Recollections On a New Age BegunThink of the hope and change of just the last six months that have changed all our lives. It was, I remember, around the beginning of February when the understandable liberal angst about the Bush deficit simply disappeared. Gone. Vanished. No more haranguing about red ink and shorting our grandchildren.For the last eight years, I had some admiration-albeit along with plenty of bewilderment-at the newly fiscally mature Congressional Democrats and their impassioned attacks on Bush’s fiscal irresponsibility.But then suddenly their principled opposition paid off. Deficits disappeared-at least the multibillion species. Yes, borrowing was replaced by...
  • F-16 deadsticking from 7 miles, 9,000 feet

    06/08/2009 7:12:07 PM PDT · by clyde_m · 27 replies · 1,722+ views
    The Patriot Room ^ | June 8, 2009 | Clyde Middleton
    An F-16 has only one engine. When it goes, you are coming down. It is just a matter of figuring out where the airplane will come to rest on terra firma. The pilot does an awesome job.
  • Condi Rice sticks it to the Stanford bleeding hearts

    05/02/2009 5:53:17 PM PDT · by fiodora · 107 replies · 4,410+ views
    Telegraph.co.uk ^ | May 2, 2009 at 16:50:15 | James Delingpole
    If ever you needed further proof of the "person of color" America really needs in charge right now, I urge you to watch this fabulous YouTube footage of the magnificent Condoleezza Rice being ambushed by left-liberal students at Stanford University with a series of "difficult" questions about torture, Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo Bay and US foreign policy under George W Bush. (Hat tip: Andrew Hamilton.) Her coolness under fire is magnificent, but more impressive still is her refusal to duck the issues. "Sorry we have to leave", an official can be heard saying off camera, but Condi isn't going to take...
  • Robbery suspect killed at AA meeting place

    04/13/2009 4:39:38 AM PDT · by takenoprisoner · 44 replies · 2,402+ views
    The State ^ | 4/13/2009 | John Monk
    A robber who walked into the Columbia downtown Alcoholics Anonymous center, pulled out a gun and demanded money was killed in a burst of gunfire from an AA visitor’s gun, police said.
  • Video: Future Law Enforcement Weapon? What an Awesome Gun

    02/05/2009 9:24:53 AM PST · by Notoriously Conservative · 39 replies · 1,524+ views
    Notoriously Conservative.com/Live Leak ^ | 02 05 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    A few of these patrolling our borders, maybe some rolling through some rougher neigborhood should do the trick. Hey here's an idea, give them to the Highway Patrol, then we'll see if people will start using their turn signals when they merge. (video on site)
  • Three killed as Somali pirates start shooting each other aboard hijacked weapons ship (pictures)

    09/30/2008 9:48:55 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 56 replies · 2,827+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 30th September 2008 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Three killed as Somali pirates start shooting each other aboard hijacked weapons ship Three Somali pirates have been shot dead by their co-conspirators in an argument over what to do with a massive haul of weapons aboard a hijacked Ukrainian ship. Muslim sea bandits have been holding the Kenya-bound MV Faina - which contains 33 battle tanks, rocket-propelled grenades and anti-aircraft guns - since Thursday. One of the 21-member crew was killed during the raid, the ship’s captain has revealed. Mutiny:The Somali pirates, pictured pulling alongside the MV Faina before hijacking it, have killed three of their own in a...
  • oe Cook has created his own John McCain commercia

    09/08/2008 6:31:56 AM PDT · by pwatson · 21 replies · 518+ views
    you tube ^ | Joe Cook
    An American Solder makes his own commercial for John McCain. This commercial was done by a local kid in the Walnut Valley at the eastern edge of Los Angeles County. You have to watch the whole thing. When he finishes talking and walks away, you get a sense of how this could be the commercial of the campaign season. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG4fe9GlWS8
  • 14 tons of spilled Oreo cookies snarl Ill. traffic

    05/19/2008 7:13:51 PM PDT · by devane617 · 32 replies · 195+ views
    BayNews9 ^ | 05/19/2008
    Police say a trailer loaded with 14 tons of double-stuffed Oreos has overturned, spilling the cookies still in their plastic sleeves into the median and roadway. Illinois State Police Sgt. Brian Mahoney says the truck's driver was traveling from Chicago to Morris on Interstate 80 around 4 a.m. Monday when he fell asleep at the wheel and slammed into the median. "The boxes came out of the trailer and boxes were ripped open," he said. The crash about 50 miles southwest of Chicago remains under investigation. Mahoney says no charges have been filed but both lanes of traffic remain closed...
  • Blue Angels pics

    05/15/2008 11:20:42 AM PDT · by cardinal4 · 14 replies · 180+ views
    artorius castus blog ^ | 15 May 08 | unknown
    Great pics of the 'Angels. Graphic heavy...
  • McCainomics: John McCain Sketched out his Economic Agenda

    04/16/2008 3:53:34 PM PDT · by The_Republican · 22 replies · 78+ views
    The Atlantic.Com ^ | April 16th, 2008 | Ross Douthat
    McCain's speech reads like an attempt to unify a divided party by offering every faction something to make them happy. For the GOP's supply-siders and business interests, there are promises to extend the Bush tax cuts and slash corporate rates. For moderate Republicans clinging to seats in Democratic states, there's a pledge to cut the Alternative Minimum Tax, which hits upper-middle class Blue Staters hardest. For free traders, there's a shout-out to the Colombian Free Trade Agreement; for flat-tax obsessives, there's a call for an alternative tax-filing option, featuring just two brackets instead of four or five. For deficit hawks...
  • Sailing and Storms, one last Iraq entry (by A.STEWART MARTIN)

    04/13/2008 3:32:39 PM PDT · by RDTF · 13 replies · 110+ views
    A.STEWART MARTIN
    In the off-season we raced our boats across the world. Some crews raced to England. Others, Maine. We always raced to Bermuda. That first summer we were 19. Our skipper was 22. A newly commissioned naval aviator-select. Phil was his name. I remember he had long sideburns and drank too much. Navy's sailing team had a reputation for drinking as hard as we ailed. On the morning of my first open ocean Bermuda race we crossed the starting line upwind of the fleet in a perfect start right off Newport, Rhode Island's New York Yacht Club. I had nothing do...
  • Internet Fuels Supporters Of Ron Paul

    08/31/2007 2:01:14 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 33 replies · 769+ views
    WCBSTV.COM ^ | 31 AUGUST 2007 | AP
    (AP) NEW YORK -- Passengers on a plane leaving New York could see three words in 4-foot block letters painted on an East Village rooftop terrace as they ascended: GOOGLE RON PAUL. The entreaty to search the Internet for news of the Republican congressman from rural Texas is one of the more visible signs of enthusiasm from a do-it-yourself base of Web fans. Their support doesn't show up in public opinion polls, but it's unmatched among presidential candidates in its passion. On their own, the fans have developed a Ron Paul Revolution logo, marketing the idea through YouTube. Message boards...
  • Iraqi Night - Windows Media Play Required -

    03/18/2007 7:59:27 AM PDT · by EndWelfareToday · 23 replies · 1,463+ views
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    Read the comments below .......then crank up the volume a bit. You'll have to watch this... it's unreal, 2.5 miles away, at night and it looks like they are right there. Heck of a weapon too... The pictures were taken from an AC130 Specter gun ship two and a half miles away. The guys in the picture are setting up a roadside bomb and planning to ambush an American convoy which followed a short while after the pictures were taken. They were setting up for the ambush and were pacing off the distance from the bomb to where the convoy...
  • Cox from the Land of Lincoln

    02/23/2007 10:29:03 AM PST · by Rodney King · 9 replies · 249+ views
    WSJ Political Journal ^ | today | stephen moore
    Cox from the Land of Lincoln Here's a Republican candidate for president you've probably never heard of: John Cox of Illinois. Mr. Cox is a self-made millionaire businessman and former head of the Cook County Republicans who's been stumping in New Hampshire and Iowa trying to capitalize on the disaffection that voters feel toward the big three: Messrs. Giuliani, Romney and McCain. Mr. Cox stopped by our offices this week and I must say he has a good story to tell. He's trying to run a Steve Forbes-style renegade campaign and is promoting the Forbes constellation of issues. These include...
  • I'm not going to the Super Bowl BUT Sgt Bryan Anderson Is! (vanity)

    02/02/2007 8:17:41 AM PST · by 54skylark · 62 replies · 1,392+ views
    Being a die hard Chicago Bears season ticket holder I was lucky enough to be selected through the Bears lotto to get 2 tickets for the big game. My heart spoke more to me than the fan in me and I decided to give these tickets to some one who is more deserving to go. I contacted a friend who lost her son in Afghanistan last year and told her I wanted to send a disabled vet to the game. She put me in contact with Wounded Heroes Foundation. They suggested I offer the tickets to Sgt Bryan Anderson of...