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  • Is the saying "Energy cannot be created nor destroyed" proof of God?

    05/02/2013 1:30:00 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 71 replies
    4/2/13 | grandjedimasteryoda
    Sorry for posting this, but I love the minds that are on Freep and would be very curious to see what some of the answers would be. I am far from being a physicist, but I do know the saying "Energy cannot be created nor destroyed". If this is so, then wouldn't it mean that energy is infinite? And if so, wouldn't this be proof of God? And 2nd, wouldn't it mean that there is no such thing as death or "real death"? Because if this energy is infinite, then eventually it will form into you again?
  • Wingman to the Aces (Lt. Floyd Fulkerson: Ultimate Wingman-475th FG (P-38s))

    10/11/2012 4:38:06 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 22 replies
    Flight Journal ^ | 21 SEP 12 | John Dejanovich
    Lt. Floyd Fulkerson: Ultimate Wingman By John Dejanovich There are no great aces without great wingmen and young Lt. Floyd Fulkerson from Little Rock, Arkansas, was one of those wingmen. Although he had four confirmed victories, so he was nearly an ace himself, he sees his primary contribution to the war effort to have been the protection of his lead pilots, some of whom were America’s leading aces. During his time with the 475TH Fighter Group in the Pacific, Floyd flew with such notables as Major Richard Bong, Major Tommy McGuire, and even the much-celebrated “Lone Eagle,” Charles Lindbergh. Cover...
  • Dad Gave Bong to Baby, Police Say

    06/29/2010 4:11:16 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/29/10
    Julio Cesar Garcia, 20, of Grapevine, Texas, allegedly inhaled smoke from the bong and passed it to the toddler, who put his mouth on the end of the device and played with marijuana in the bowl, according to a witness.
  • Baby Bong Pic Sparks Fury

    06/25/2010 10:16:41 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 26 replies · 1+ views
    The Sun ^ | 6/25/2010 | Staff Reporter
    A SHOCKING picture of an 11-month-old baby apparently smoking a BONG has sparked fury after being posted on the web. The tot is seen sitting on the floor wearing a nappy and putting his mouth to the smoking pipe as if he were using it to inhale marijuana. The baby's unnamed mother, of Jacksonville, Florida, has provoked outrage on online forums. But she has strenuously denied that she would ever let her child take drugs. She wrote on Facebook: "I would never ever ever let him get high." Child protection agencies in Florida said they are investigating the case.
  • Man mauled after smoking pot can get workers' comp

    06/04/2010 1:09:04 PM PDT · by epithermal · 33 replies · 583+ views
    NWCN ^ | June 4, 2010 | Associated Press
    HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge says it's not a worker's fault he got mauled by a grizzly bear at a tourist attraction, even if he smoked marijuana before trying to feed the animal. Brock Hopkins acknowledged smoking pot before arriving to work at Great Bear Adventures on Nov. 2, 2007. When he entered the bear's pen, he was attacked and had to be hospitalized. The owner of the attraction near Glacier National Park says Hopkins was a volunteer and that his use of marijuana caused the accident. But Judge James Jeremiah Shea of the state Workers' Compensation Court...
  • CA: Man trying to light bong sparks garage fire

    05/15/2009 5:40:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 2,169+ views
    San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 5/15/09 | Kristina Davis and Paulina Repard
    RANCHO PENASQUITOS — A blaze that destroyed a garage at a house in Rancho Peńasquitos on Thursday evening was sparked by a young man who was trying to light a bong with a torch, authorities said. The 23-year-old man and a firefighter suffered burns and were taken to UCSD Medical Center. The fire began when the torch caught a sofa on fire at the home on Adobe Bluffs Drive about 6:35 p.m., according to police. The resident ran inside to get water but returned to find the garage fully engulfed in flames and the fire beginning to burn his Jeep....
  • Man stuffed cat in marijuana bong 'to calm it down'

    03/05/2009 4:16:08 AM PST · by Schnucki · 27 replies · 1,285+ views
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | March 5, 2009
    Area Schomaker of Lincoln said he never intended to hurt the 6-month-old cat, Shadow. Sheriff's deputies responding to a domestic disturbance at the residence fined the 20-year-old Schomaker on suspicion of misdemeanour animal cruelty on Sunday after catching him smoking marijuana from a boxlike contraption that had the cat stuffed inside its 12-inch by 6-inch base. Schomaker's girlfriend, Marissa Vieux, also was fined for animal cruelty because she didn't try to stop Schomaker, Sgt Andy Stebbing said. Vieux, 22, said she took in the cat about two months ago from friends who abused it. Schomaker said the cat would bite...
  • What Can We Learn From Michael Phelps?

    02/07/2009 2:29:22 PM PST · by ADReditor · 7 replies · 471+ views
    American Daily Review ^ | 2/7/2009 | John Barnhart American Daily Review
    Just days after a photograph surfaced in “Star Magazine” that was taken in the winter of 2008 which showed American Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps smoking dope from a water bong, one of his largest sponsors has pulled all advertising featuring the swimmer. The move will cost Phelps millions in endorsement money from Kellogg’s where Phelps was endorsing their brand of Corn Flakes. Phelps has already admitted guilt, has apologized via an “official spokesman” and promised to never smoke pot again, the problem is that the damage was already done. From what I heard during the reporting of the issue...
  • 14-times Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps caught with cannabis pipe

    02/01/2009 3:43:51 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 162 replies · 7,514+ views
    News of the World ^ | Feb 2, 2009 | Georgina Dickinson
    THIS is the astonishing picture which could destroy the career of the greatest competitor in Olympic history. In our exclusive photo Michael Phelps, who won a record EIGHT gold medals for swimming at the Beijing games last summer, draws from a bong. The glass pipes are generally used to smoke cannabis. And after sporting chiefs announced laws which mean four-year bans for drug-taking, Phelps’ dreams of adding to his overall 14 gold medal tally at the 2012 games in London could already be OVER.
  • Phelps selected USOC sportsman of the year

    01/31/2009 3:24:55 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 685+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/30/09 | AP
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP)—Another award for Michael Phelps: The record-setting swimmer was chosen the U.S. Olympic Committee’s sportsman of the year on Thursday. All-around gymnastics champion Nastia Liukin and swimmer Natalie Coughlin, who won six medals in Beijing, tied in voting for sportswoman of the year. Erin Popovich was selected paralympian of the year and the U.S. men’s volleyball team, which won a gold medal in the aftermath of the attack and killing of coach Hugh McCutcheon’s father-in-law, was team of the year.
  • A Scenario

    07/25/2008 11:02:59 AM PDT · by Areopagus · 243 replies · 691+ views
    me ^ | today | me
    <p>I was advised that this scenario would not be entertained on anywhere else. The member that I discussed it with couldn’t, or wouldn’t explain why. I was just trying to understand the great disparity between the goals of Free Republic at the About Free Republic webpage and all the policies of Free Republic that are diametrically opposed to the goals.</p>
  • Lower Ethanol Mileage Means Biofuel Users Buy More Gas

    05/27/2008 9:03:13 AM PDT · by Incorrigible · 61 replies · 282+ views
    Newhouse News ^ | 5/27/2008 | Gail Kinsey Hill
    Lower Ethanol Mileage Means Biofuel Users Buy More Gas By GAIL KINSEY HILL   Sherman Harris, owner of Snappy's Gas & Grocery in Vancouver, Wash., offers gas with no ethanol at his 76 station. (Photo by Doug Beghtel)     PORTLAND, Ore. — When ethanol began flowing into Oregon fuel tanks early this year, its costly little secret was scarcely mentioned: It packs one-third less explosive energy than gasoline and so reduces vehicle mileage on the road.Oregon requires a 10 percent blend with gasoline, known as E10, which cuts mileage by 3 percent, according to official estimates. That costs you...
  • Barr to announce Libertarian White House bid

    05/12/2008 7:51:01 AM PDT · by SmithL · 164 replies · 199+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 5/12/8 | BEN EVANS, Associated Press Writer
    Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr is expected to announce that he's running for president as a Libertarian. His candidacy would be a wild card in the White House race that many believe would hurt Republican Sen. John McCain. Barr had scheduled a news conference Monday. He first must win the Libertarian nomination at the party's national convention that begins May 22. Party officials consider him a front-runner
  • Police: 3 Suspects Used Corpse Skull to Make Bong

    05/09/2008 7:22:38 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 39 replies · 167+ views
    FOX 26 ^ | May 8, 2008
    HOUSTON -- Police have charged three suspects accused of using the skull of a corpse buried in a Kingwood cemetery to make a bong. Kevin Wade Jones, 17, Matthew Richard Gonzalez, 17, and a 16-year-old boy were all charged with one count of desecrating a corpse. The suspects are accused of digging up the skull of an 11-year-old boy buried in a cemetery for African American war veterans and using it to smoke marijuana.
  • Obama's cousin Odingo made Prime Minister of Kenya

    04/13/2008 11:06:13 AM PDT · by Kackikat · 103 replies · 1,901+ views
    BBC (one minute world news) ^ | 04-13-08 | Kackikat
    BBC NEWS ARTICLE STATES: "Kenya unveils coalition cabinet Mr Kibaki called for politics to be set aside Kenya's president has announced a new power-sharing cabinet following a deal with the opposition to end the long-running political crisis. President Mwai Kibaki named opposition leader Raila Odinga AS PRIME MINISTER."
  • Hanging With A Hookah

    11/26/2007 6:50:27 PM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 23 replies · 81+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Nov. 25, 2007 | JANET CROMLEY
    Water-pipe bars are proliferating, and health experts fear the consequences.. Want to put away the cigarettes and talk with some interesting people? Go to a hookah bar, says Aaron Alu as he takes a leisurely puff from a glass water pipe at the Mirage Coffeehouse and Hookah Lounge in Long Beach, Calif. Apple-scented smoke drifts in the air as the police officer looks around genially. "I get to talk to people here that I otherwise wouldn't ever get to know." One patron looks up from her laptop and nods in agreement. "I'm sure it's not great for you," Alu adds,...
  • 'Bong hits' ruling sides with district {WITH PICTURES}

    06/26/2007 10:16:44 AM PDT · by skeptoid · 36 replies · 1,634+ views
    Juneau Empire | June 26, 2007 | GREG SKINNER
    ..SNIP... Doug Mertz, the Juneau attorney who argued the case of former student Joseph Frederick, said the court allowed a free-speech issue to be turned into a drug debate. "This is an extremely dangerous precedent," Mertz said. "This is the first time a subject matter is outside the protection of the First Amendment." Mertz said he and Frederick would confer about a final option, referring the case to the Alaska Supreme Court.
  • DFU SONG: I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song (McCain says Obama wouldn't know an RPG from a bong)

    05/25/2007 1:16:32 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 1 replies · 279+ views
    DFU News of the Day in Song ^ | 5-2007 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - I'LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG McCain brought an RPG to show to Obama Drunken Kennedy was there calling him Osama When Barack was asked what this did not take long He told John he wasn't stupid, it's a bong There were times the senator said he had been using He admitted to cocaine...yes, he was abusing When Barack was asked what this did not take long He told John he wasn't stupid, it's a bong He has no experience to be our Commander His supporters would admit, if we got...
  • McCain: "Obama wouldn't know the difference between an RPG and a bong."

    05/25/2007 11:47:23 AM PDT · by cdnerds · 108 replies · 6,832+ views
    McCain responds to Obama in tough enough, if predictable, language: "While Senator Obama's two years in the U.S. Senate certainly entitle him to vote against funding our troops, my service and experience combined with conversations with military leaders on the ground in Iraq lead me to believe that we must give this new strategy a chance to succeed because the consequences of failure would be catastrophic to our nation's security." But, McCain being McCain, he can't help himself and goes the next step in the statement's kicker: "By the way, Senator Obama, it's a 'flak' jacket, not a 'flack' jacket."...
  • Supreme Court Takes Up 'Bong Hits For Jesus' Case

    03/19/2007 6:24:09 AM PDT · by nancyvideo · 125 replies · 2,586+ views
    RightBias News ^ | 3-19-07 | UPI
    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear argument in a Juneau, Alaska, case that might further define the free-speech rights of high school students. In a 1969 case, the high court ruled that students had the right to wear black armbands during the Vietnam War, but in two others in the 1980s, the court said schools had the right to ban offensive speech, as opposed to political speech, and control the content of student newspapers. The case scheduled for argument Monday involves Joseph Frederick, a student at Juneau-Douglas High School and his principal, Deborah Morse.
  • Up to 3.5 tons of pot is seized from truck, business; 4 arrested

    02/09/2007 7:14:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 74 replies · 1,614+ views
    Investigators from the Counter Narcotics Alliance seized as much as 7,000 pounds of marijuana south of Downtown Thursday morning and arrested four people on drug charges, officials said. Authorities estimated the wholesale value of the marijuana at $500 per pound, which means the bust could have a value of $3.5 million. Members of the multi- agency Counter Narcotics Alliance raided Bearing-Belt & Chain Inc., 430 W. 22nd St., at about 8:30 a.m. and seized an estimated 5,000 pounds of marijuana, said Lt. Kelly J. Lane of the Tucson Police Department. Earlier that day, around 6 a.m., police officers pulled over...
  • Nevada Conservatives Against the War on Drugs

    08/15/2006 5:24:59 PM PDT · by Coleus · 50 replies · 1,770+ views
    mother jones ^ | 08.11.06 | Sasha Abramsky
    Voters have been losing their taste for the war on drugs lately; in the past few years, states from Arizona and Alaska to California and Hawaii have moved toward making marijuana, in particular, a low priority for law enforcement, with first-offense possession cases often dismissed with small-time fines and medical-marijuana measures on the books in several states. But the initiative voters in Nevada will be considering this fall goes much further: The “tax and regulate” measure, whose supporters got it on the ballot by collecting 86,000 signatures, would allow anyone over 21 to possess up to one ounce for personal...
  • Rats taking cannabis get taste for heroin

    07/07/2006 8:13:38 PM PDT · by neverdem · 68 replies · 1,170+ views ^ | 5 July 2006 | Michael Hopkin
    Close window Published online: 5 July 2006; | doi:10.1038/news060703-9 Rats taking cannabis get taste for heroinStudy suggests cannabis-users may be vulnerable to harder drugs.Michael HopkinNeuroscientists have found that rats are more likely to get hooked on heroin if they have previously been given cannabis. The studies suggest a biological mechanism — at least in rats — for the much-publicized effect of cannabis as a 'gateway' to harder drugs. The discovery hints that the brain system that produces pleasurable sensations when exposed to heroin may be 'primed' by earlier exposure to cannabis, say researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm,...
  • Kenneth Starr to take on Alaska appeal over 'bong' banner

    05/03/2006 4:05:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 434+ views
    Kenneth Starr, the former Whitewater special prosecutor, will represent the city school board in appealing a court ruling that favored a high school student who displayed a "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner during an Olympic torch relay. The school board wants the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case. In April, an appeals court said school officials violated the student's free speech rights when they suspended him for 10 days. Starr, who is dean at Pepperdine Law School in Malibu, Calif., has agreed to take the case for free, said Phyllis Carlson, president of the school board. "Federal law requires...
  • Tommy Chong addresses NORML conference

    04/25/2006 7:54:25 PM PDT · by Number57 · 20 replies · 637+ views
    The Times Standard ^ | 4/22/2006 | Chris Durant
    The Times-Standard SAN FRANCISCO -- Actor and comedian Tommy Chong entertained more than 500 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws conference-goers Friday. ”If more people were stoned there would be less violence in the world,” Chong said. Chong was introduced by NORML Executive Director Allen St. Pierre. ”It was Tom Chong the man that was wrongly sentenced to nine months in jail when everyone else paid a fine,” St. Pierre said. “I'm so proud and happy that Tommy is joining us today.” Chong took the stage to a standing ovation. ”I would like to thank what's his name,”...
  • Dave's not here man!

    09/16/2005 8:17:41 AM PDT · by Capn TrVth · 12 replies · 720+ views
    Cheech & Chong blowin' smoke in each other's face Cheech and Chong - can't they get along? Apparently not. Tommy Chong recently labeled his former comedy partner, Richard (Cheech) Marin, a "sellout" and a "professional Mexican."
  • Breaking - On Fox News NOW (Recently nominated for best thread title of the year)

    08/19/2005 8:47:11 AM PDT · by J. Worthington Witfellow · 67 replies · 3,182+ views
    Abbas: Gaza pullout due to "Palestinian Sacrifices."
  • Man With Bong Attacks Police Dispatcher

    06/24/2005 10:38:27 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 48 replies · 1,005+ views
    Yahoo & AP ^ | June 24, 2005
    Man With Bong Attacks Police Dispatcher 2 hours, 45 minutes ago GERMANTOWN, Wis. - A 22-year-old man was wrestled to the ground in the Germantown Police Department Friday afternoon after threatening a dispatcher with a glass bong and a shotgun, police said. The man walked into the department and handed a threatening note to the dispatcher at a her window around 5 p.m., police said. As she read the note, he threw a glass bong at the bulletproof glass, police said. The bong shattered, but the window did not. He then pulled out a shotgun, but three officers using a...
  • greedy trolls get the ZOT!

    05/08/2005 5:57:02 PM PDT · by blueguy3453 · 67 replies · 2,578+ views
    dude... corporations have like, money.
  • Teen Removes Corpes Head To Use As A Cannabis Bong

    04/23/2005 6:23:09 PM PDT · by MisterRepublican · 59 replies · 2,242+ views
    FemaleFirst (Via MND) ^ | April 19, 2005 | FemaleFirst
    An American teenager has been arrested for stealing the head from a corpse to use as a bong to smoke cannabis. The 17-year-old boy has been arrested for breaking into a Vermont crypt and removing the head from a man who had recently been entombed there. Police were informed of the boy's plans by a friend who was disturbed by his proposal to steal the head and use it as a smoking device. Officers initially thought the story was a hoax, but disbelief turned to shock when they discovered a local tomb had been broken into and a head was...
  • Marijuana Lobby Grows in Sophistication (After you smoke a joint, I do Too!)

    02/01/2005 10:22:25 AM PST · by .cnI redruM · 497 replies · 10,894+ views
    FOX News ^ | Friday, January 28, 2005 | By Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
    WASHINGTON — Pot. Cannabis. Hemp. Weed. Grass. The herb takes many names. But in the nation’s capital, where the marijuana lobby (search) was once the recreational diversion of Playboy Magazine's Hugh Hefner, pro-pot special interest groups have crystallized the divergent issues behind the plant and gained a seemingly unified voice. ________________ Puff, Cough, Puff, Cough________________ "It’s a no-brainer. It makes no sense putting old and sick folks in jail for an herb that makes them feel better," said Bruce Mirken, spokesman for the Marijuana Policy Project (search), which was established in 1995 by Rob Kampia, a former mainstay at the...
  • Raich v. Ashcroft, a chance to overturn despotic law!

    12/06/2004 7:03:14 PM PST · by JOHN W K · 25 replies · 894+ views
    American Constitutional Research Service | 12-05-04 | John William Kurowski
    AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE 12-05-04 To those who support our constitutionally limited “Republican Form of Government“, Raich v. Ashcroft is not about “medical Marijuana” but rather, the case presents a chance to correct a despotic decision made by the SCOTUS in 1942 concerning Congress’ power to regulate commerce in which the Court gave a new meaning to the word “commerce” in order to allow part of FDR’s NEW DEAL socialism [price controls] to pass as being constitutional, when it was not. The following article is worth reading, and can be found at Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on a...
  • Bong scare forces school to evacuate students

    03/05/2004 8:45:56 PM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 29 replies · 150+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | 03/05/2004 | Jeorge Zarazua
    A device that appeared to be a pipe bomb forced Karnes City High School to be evacuated today, allowing police to investigate the suspicious item. A custodian making his routine rounds reported the device at about 10:30 a.m. in the boys restroom. "It turned out that it was not a bomb," said Principal Ron Cline. "What we found is that it was a b-o-n-g, bong. Not a b-o-m-b, bomb." The nearly 300 students returned to classes after sitting in the bleachers at the football field for about 15 minutes. Cline said it was an understandable mistake, even for a small...
  • Tommy Chong Sentenced to 9 Months for Selling Bongs

    09/11/2003 9:50:17 AM PDT · by monkeyshine · 131 replies · 872+ views
    AP vis Yahoo ^ | Thu, Sep 11, 2003 | DAN NEPHIN
    Comedian Chong Sentenced on Drug Charges By DAN NEPHIN, Associated Press Writer PITTSBURGH - Tommy Chong (news), who played one half of the dope-smoking duo in the Cheech and Chong movies, was sentenced to nine months in federal prison and fined $20,000 Thursday for selling bongs and other drug paraphernalia over the Internet. The 65-year-old was allowed to remain free until federal prison officials tell him in a few weeks where he must report to prison. Chong also forfeited about $100,000 for his arrest on federal drug paraphernalia charges. He'll spend a year on probation after he's released from prison....
  • A thousand villagers feared killed in Liberian massacre

    08/24/2003 7:50:39 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 4 replies · 244+ views
    Agence France-Presse | August 24, 2003
    MONROVIA, Aug 24 (AFP) - Many civilians were killed and villages torched in a massacre in Nimba county north-east of Monrovia, a senior Liberian military official told AFP late Sunday. "I have received a report from our security officers that many villages there had burned down and that there have been lots of massacres," said General Benjamin Yeaten, deputy head of the government army. "My understanding is that there was a massacre but we are not exactly sure how many people have been killed, it could be a hundred, it could be a thousand," he added, without saying who...
  • Police want pot crusader barred from stations

    08/12/2003 12:47:25 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 218 replies · 340+ views ^ | 8.12.03 | Derrick Penner
    Shaughn Butts, The Journal / Followers look on as Marc Emery smokes up Sunday.   EDMONTON - Wearing a conservative blue suit, B.C. marijuana activist Marc Emery lit up a water pipe in front of Edmonton police headquarters Sunday afternoon and was promptly arrested. The leader of the B.C. Marijuana Party contends poss ession laws no longer exist because of recent Ontario court decisions. Before lighting up, Emery said the fact that people can be political and take action makes Canada "the greatest place on Earth." Two Edmonton police constables stepped into the crowd and led Emery inside, to...
  • The "BONG" Fox News Alert Drinking Game!

    03/17/2003 11:21:50 AM PST · by adaven · 1 replies · 163+ views
    Okay, at the start of the invasion you must do one shot of hard or chug one beer or smoke one hit for every BONG Fox News Alert you hear. The winner is the last one to post before passing out. This drinking game will officially start when The Invasion starts. Have a nice day.
  • Cannabis 'worse than tobacco'

    07/10/2002 7:15:32 AM PDT · by SheLion · 106 replies · 6,685+ views
    BBC News ^ | 10 July 2002
    Cannabis poses a greater threat to health than tobacco, lung experts have warned. The warning comes on the day that Home Secretary David Blunkett is due to make a Commons statement about the future of government drug policy. Many young people are simply not aware that smoking cannabis may put them at increased risk of respiratory cancers and infections . Dame Helena Shovelton: The Home Affairs Select Committee has recommended that cannabis is downgraded from a class B drug to class C. This would mean that possession would lead to a caution, rather than arrest. The British Lung Foundation is...