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  • Just Got A Call From The RNC (Area Code 202)

    08/15/2017 8:03:54 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 41 replies
    Self | Self
    Just got a call from RNC Headquarters (202)795-3626.A pleasant sounding woman asked if it was me...I said yes.When she got two words into her routine I interrupted her and said "listen,until the Party stops the foolishness and gets behind the President and his proposals I have nothing for you".At that point she said "yes,and that's why we're kicking off our 2018..." at which point I interrupted again and said "well,I'll just wait to see what happens in '18.I have nothing for you at this time.Please pass that along". She sheepishly thanked me and...call ended.
  • An Amazing (And Gratifying) Discovery

    08/10/2017 10:46:07 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 11 replies
    Harvard Magazine | January 2017 | Various
    My discovery
  • Why Was The Ferguson Thread Pulled?

    03/13/2017 6:26:49 PM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 22 replies
    self
    Just curious...why was the thread about the "new Ferguson evidence" pulled? It was from the BBC (a major news outlet) and is being reported by other major news outlets.Clearly,posts that were untoward (racist,for example) could be deleted from such a thread. It stinks to high heaven but it *is* news. Just sayin'...
  • Hacking

    11/09/2016 12:59:13 PM PST · by Gay State Conservative · 4 replies
    Self | 11/9/16 | Me
    Just wondering...it's fun to see the DUmpster site down,reportedly after having been hacked.They claim their donor info (credit card info,etc) wasn't breached.What steps does FR take to protect Freepers' info...particularly financial info? Just wondering...and thanks!
  • Why I'm Deplorable

    09/13/2016 2:01:20 PM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 10 replies
    9/13/16 | Self
    Listed in no particular order:
  • Boston Marathon..Some Interesting Tidbits

    04/14/2016 9:19:58 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 13 replies
    self
    The Boston Marathon is coming up this Monday.I've lived a 2 minutes walk from the route for years.It's always been a tradition for neighbors to go out at least for a while and watch (and cheer).Just went out today to pick up some milk and saw four copters flying low over the route over a period of about 20 minutes. Two of them had State Police markings and two had markings that I couldn't make out.I also saw a couple of National Guard Humvees as well as those bright orange markings you see on manhole covers when police have sealed...
  • ISIL Member Executes His Own Mother

    01/08/2016 9:43:14 AM PST · by Gay State Conservative · 30 replies
    Daily Telegraph (London) ^ | 1/8/16 | Daily Telegraph (London)
    An Islamic State jihadist executed his own mother in public after she tried to persuade him to quit, according to new reports.
  • Blue Angels Air Show

    05/15/2015 5:12:40 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 20 replies
    self | elf
    Upcoming Air Show
  • A Serious Question

    04/22/2014 9:01:43 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 52 replies
    Self | Self
    Just wondering...many websites,it seems,allow posters to amend their posts after hitting "submit".I know FR offers the spell check feature (which is great) but why not offer an "amend" feature as well? Not being a web designer I don't have the first clue how difficult,or expensive,it is to install and maintain such a feature.If it *is* difficult and/or expensive that's surely a good reason not to do it.But if,by chance,it's not...why not give it a try? If that happens I know that some of *my* posts will be more coherent.
  • Advice Needed,Confronting Bill Ayers

    01/29/2014 7:30:22 AM PST · by Gay State Conservative · 46 replies
    1/29/2014 | self
    I'll be attending an open forum in a few days which will feature an appearance by that peace loving patriot,Bill Ayers.I don't know if the peanut gallery will have a chance to ask questions but if,by chance,I get the opportunity what advice do Freepers have on what I should ask? I'll want to keep it short and sweet...I thought maybe I'd ask "are you still on the Oughton family's Christmas card list?"
  • Vanity: Info Required On Cold Weather Starts

    01/01/2014 8:32:17 AM PST · by Gay State Conservative · 96 replies
    Self
    My dilemma...tomorrow night my diesel and I will spend the night in a town where it's forecast to drop to -40F overnight.I'll have no garage,no battery charger,no oil pan heater...nothing.Does anyone have any experience with diesels at that temperature? My previous diesel once started after a night of -30F but I'm concerned about this.As on the previous occasion I plan to fill up with locally blended Shell diesel when I arrive but my car maker forbids the use of *any* fuel additives (it's still under warranty).Thanks in advance for any advice.
  • Why Was The NBC Story About Egypt Pulled?

    07/03/2013 10:22:08 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 19 replies
    Self | 07/03/2013 | Self
    Just wondering...is it a duplicate? Are there copyright issues? This is a vital issue unfolding as I type.
  • Criminal vs Civil Lawsuits

    06/27/2013 3:12:03 PM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 15 replies
    Self | 06/27/2013 | Self
    Don't know if I need to apologize for this vanity but I do nevertheless.The issue...Alex Fernandez,late of the New England Patriots,is suspected of three murders now.Given that he's worth some big $$$ and there's the possibility of him having unlawfully killed one or more persons can the family of any of those victims file an immediate civil lawsuit for millions,put a lien on his assets/income until the suits are resolved,which would deny him access to his funds for the use to pay defense lawyers? Just curious.Too much free time,I guess.
  • Illegals Voting in Massachusetts

    06/21/2013 9:24:50 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 32 replies
    Self | 06/21/2013 | Self
    Went to Town Hall today to cast an absentee ballot in the Massachusetts special election for the Senate.I voted for the "kinda" Republican (Gomez) rather than the filthy pig Maoist (Markey).The Town Clerk's office wasn't busy so I asked the clerk who served me several questions about registering/voting here in the Gay State.She told me,among other things,that it's *specifically* against state law to require *any* proof of US citizenship when registering to vote as well as it being *specifically* against state law to ask for *any* form of ID at the polling place.She seemed to justify this by reminding me...
  • heard Mark Steyn Speak Last Night

    06/06/2013 8:34:07 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 8 replies
    Self | 06/06/2013 | Self
    Heard Mark Steyn speak at a Massachusetts synagogue last night,it's the appearance he mentioned either last Monday or Tuesday on Rush's show.As good as he substituting for Rush he's even better in person,I can assure you.He had the audience in stitches for an hour (plus) while making point after powerful point about the world jihadi movement...particularly as it concerns the US and Europe.I'm gonna try to buy a transcript of the speech or,better still,a recording but I'm led to believe that I'll fail.Oh well. On a side note,the synagogue's Rabbi talked for about 15 minutes as an introduction for Mark...
  • Unions, Retirees Slam Emanuel Plan To Cut Health-Care Subsidy (Just Too Delicious)

    05/16/2013 9:21:26 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 5 replies
    WLS-AM (Chicago) ^ | 5/16/13 | WLS-AM (Chicago)
    Union leaders and retirees blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday for saving $108.7 million by phasing out a city subsidy for retiree health care and using roughly the same amount of public money to build a new basketball arena near McCormick Place. “Why are retirees with the least ability to absorb this financial blow the first ones made to suffer?... Can’t the mayor find the savings elsewhere?” Fraternal Order of Police President Mike Shields wrote in an email to the Chicago Sun-Times.
  • What I Told The White House

    05/09/2013 11:57:09 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 11 replies
    Self | Self
    Just heard Rush mention Osama Obama's call for people to tell the WH about *their* immigration story.Here's what I just sent in: My family, on both sides, immigrated from Ireland in the late 1800's.They all entered the country legally, obeyed all laws, paid taxes, never stole anyone's identity and quickly learned English. Many members of my family served, honorably, in the Armed Forces during wartime (including myself) and never received a nickel of government welfare in spite of blatant discrimination against the Irish that they experienced. They were too proud...too principled...too industrious. Today I am an *American*.No hyphens are needed...
  • Attended Romney's Victory Rally

    11/06/2012 5:35:14 AM PST · by Gay State Conservative · 11 replies
    self | 11/06/12 | Self
    I attended Romney's rally in Manchester,New Hampshire last night.The auditorium was jam packed (don't know it's capacity).Saw cars from all 6 New England states plus New York,all plastered with bumper stickers of various Republicans...including Romney,of course.Powerful stuff for sure;it's the first time I've ever been to such an event as it was for my 23 year old nephew,screen name "NavySon".To describe the theme of Mitt's speech and his delivery in one word....PRESIDENTIAL!! I'm psyched,big time!
  • Typos

    08/21/2012 8:33:34 AM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 43 replies
    Myself | 8./21/12 | Myself
    I,like some but unlike many,make many eoors when posting.Spelling (yes,I use spell check...usually),punctuation and other errors are often made by me.Is there a way that FR can set up something like what I've seen on other forums (car forums,for example) that allow the poster to delete of edit a post after "post" has been hit? I know nothing about computers and,therefore,don't know how difficult and/or expensive it be,if it's possible at all.Thanks!
  • Just Saw My First Osama Obama Ad

    05/16/2012 4:46:24 PM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 7 replies
    Vanity | Self
    Just saw my first Osama Obama ad on a local Boston station.Given that Massachusetts,Rhode Island and Connecticut aren't in play it's gotta be meant for New Hampshire,which most certainly is,and whose most populous area is basically a suburb of Boston.All I can say about the ad is....disgusting...nauseating....dispicable.In it he takes credit for Bin Laden,basically claims that without him to economy would be zero right now