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  • Caption Joe Biden

    05/20/2009 9:06:49 AM PDT · by gondramB · 56 replies · 1,817+ views
    Fark ^ | May 20 , 2009
    "I told you kids to stay off of my damn lawn!"
  • ACLU Wants Changes In Nudity Laws Says Punishment Is Extreme

    04/26/2009 9:42:50 PM PDT · by gondramB · 14 replies · 1,261+ views
    ABC Channel 7 Denver ^ | 12:31 pm MDT April 26, 2009
    DENVER -- The American Civil Liberties Union plans to lobby for changes to Colorado laws that require nude offenders to register as sex offenders, claiming the laws are unusually harsh. --- Boulder is no stranger to naked mayhem. Last year, more than 60 nude cyclists rode around the city protesting oil-burning cars; a teenager streaked at the Boulder-Fairview football game; and about a 100 people participated in the annual Naked Pumpkin Run. In each case, the offender could be charged with indecent exposure, which carries a mandatory registration as a sex offender.
  • Driveways in D.C. Now a No-Parking Zone

    04/24/2009 1:29:17 PM PDT · by gondramB · 101 replies · 4,997+ views
    WTOP.com ^ | April 24, 2009 - 1:07am
    Beverly Anderson is mad as hell. She just started to get tickets for parking in her own driveway. That's right. The District of Columbia is ticketing people who park their cars in their own driveways. ---- So what does the law say? "Any area between the property line and the building restriction line shall be considered as private property set aside and treated as public space under the care and maintenance of the property owner." ----------- Basically what that means is most property owners in the District don't own the land between their front door and the sidewalk, but they...
  • Caption this photo - Michelle and Bill

  • Allah Akbar - jihad goes bad

    04/19/2009 11:10:27 AM PDT · by gondramB · 27 replies · 1,334+ views
    I know I shouldn't find this funny... but... well, I do.
  • Sound of Silence: Hollywood Hypocrisy on the First Amendment

    04/11/2009 8:18:40 PM PDT · by gondramB · 12 replies · 890+ views
    Breibart ^ | April 11, 2009
    If the government has its way, Eminem’s new single could land him in jail, Jon Stewart’s book, America, could have been banned, and advertising Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11 on television or radio would have been a felony. That’s what the government argued two weeks ago in my organization’s Supreme Court case against the Federal Election Commission, Citizens United v. FEC. In oral arguments before the nine justices of the Supreme Court, the Deputy Solicitor General of the United States asserted that the government had the constitutional authority to criminalize the production of any communication with corporate assistance (such as from...
  • EU: Earth warming faster

    04/11/2009 7:00:44 PM PDT · by gondramB · 105 replies · 3,099+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | Tue Apr 7, 1:03 pm ET
    OSLO/BONN (Reuters) – Global warming is likely to overshoot a 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 F) rise seen by the European Union and many developing nations as a trigger for "dangerous" change, a Reuters poll of scientists showed on Tuesday. Nine of 11 experts, who were among authors of the final summary by the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change in 2007 (IPCC), also said the evidence that mankind was to blame for climate change had grown stronger in the past two years.
  • Fox catches President Obama lying about President Bush's position on climate change

    04/07/2009 3:37:55 PM PDT · by gondramB · 54 replies · 2,327+ views
    Video of President Obama being asked if he is really different or just a different face. He choose climate change as why he is really different stating "President Bush didn't believe in climate change". Fox cuts immediately to direct quotes and video of President Bush outlining plan to cut carbon emissions to fight climate change.
  • FBI pedophile symbols

    04/05/2009 10:47:41 PM PDT · by gondramB · 86 replies · 4,798+ views
    Summary This visually explosive FBI document reveals the secret symbols organized pedophiles use to recognize each other and is likely to be of broad interest to readers, especially parents. Wikileaks has verified the document.
  • Vanity - question for creationists from a Christian who believes in evolution

    04/04/2009 1:47:03 AM PDT · by gondramB · 115 replies · 1,737+ views
    Saturday April 4 2009 | GondramB=Paul
    I'd like to ask. I promise I don't mean this in an unkind way. I would really like to know. Suppose the Freepers who believe that humans were created in their current form by God (whether 6,000 years ago or much longer).... Suppose you became convinced that instead man had developed from lower organisms over billions of years. Would that have to change any other core beliefs - that God directed man, The God came to Abraham and chose his children; that God sent us His son, that we are to follow the teachings of Jesus - particularly that we...
  • Video of Taliban Flogging Rattles Pakistan

    04/04/2009 12:30:10 AM PDT · by gondramB · 59 replies · 4,093+ views
    New York Times ^ | April 3, 2009
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The video shows a young girl held face down as a Taliban commander whips her repeatedly with a leather strap. “Leave me for the moment — you can beat me again later,” she screams, pleading for a reprieve and writhing in pain... The girl in the video is a 17-year-old resident of Kabal in the restive Swat region in northwestern Pakistan. The images, which have been aired repeatedly by private television news networks in Pakistan, have caused outrage here and set off bitter condemnation by rights activists and politicians. It has also raised questions once again about...
  • Chief justice blocks release of sex offenders

    04/04/2009 12:15:12 AM PDT · by gondramB · 18 replies · 813+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Fri Apr 3, 6:21 pm
    WASHINGTON – Chief Justice John Roberts has granted the Obama administration's request to the Supreme Court to block the release of certain sex offenders who have completed their federal prison terms. The federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., had earlier invalidated a law allowing the indefinite commitment of "sexually dangerous" prison inmates. Roberts, in an order Friday, says as many as 77 inmates can continue to be held at a prison in North Carolina at least until the high court decides whether to hear the administration's appeal of a ruling by the federal appeals court. ... "That would pose a...
  • Orthodox Israeli newspapers Photo-shop out female Cabinet ministers

    04/03/2009 3:57:59 PM PDT · by gondramB · 8 replies · 654+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 03rd April 2009
    Two women serve in Israel's new Cabinet - but some Israelis would rather not see them. Newspapers aimed at ultra-Orthodox Jewish readers tampered with the inaugural photograph of the Cabinet, erasing female ministers Limor Livnat and Sofa Landver. Ultra-Orthodox newspapers consider it immodest to print images of women.
  • Join the NRA -Free one year membership to oppose administration anti-gun efforts

    03/27/2009 6:14:50 AM PDT · by gondramB · 49 replies · 2,828+ views
    Thank you for joining the NRA by accepting the one-year gift membership, and for your great support of the Second Amendment as an NRA member! In addition to your insurance coverage and other benefits, your NRA is always looking for ways to make your membership more valuable and rewarding. Below you’ll find just a few of the benefits and services available to you right now. Thanks again for being part of our NRA family!
  • Split vote upholds Texas education board ruling to ax evolution 'strengths and weaknesses' rule

    03/27/2009 12:44:47 AM PDT · by gondramB · 18 replies · 651+ views
    Dallas News ^ | Thursday, March 26, 2009
    AUSTIN – In a decision watched by science educators across the nation, the State Board of Education on Thursday narrowly turned aside a last-ditch effort by social conservatives to require that "weaknesses" in the theory of evolution be taught in science classes in Texas. Board members deadlocked 7-7 on a motion to restore a longtime curriculum rule that "strengths and weaknesses" of all scientific theories – notably Charles Darwin's theory of evolution – be covered in science classes and textbooks for those subjects ... Voting for the requirement were the seven Republican board members aligned with social conservative groups. Against...
  • CAN THIS WAR BE WON? (Feb, 1940)

    03/26/2009 2:07:22 PM PDT · by gondramB · 10 replies · 584+ views
    Modern Mechanix ^ | February 1940
    CAN THIS WAR BE WON? Modern fortifications along the Maginot and Siegfried lines have made France and Germany “invasion proof.” The result may be a war no nation can win! by Maxwell Hamilton WHAT happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? This age-old problem in physics, a familiar question to every school boy, seems destined to find an answer in Europe’s latest armed conflict. For the present “war to end wars” is a contest between two of the world’s! greatest immovable objects—the Siegfried and the Maginot lines! Imagine, if you can,, an advancing horde of 2,000,000 men. It...
  • Beware of ladies with pink handcuffs

    03/23/2009 1:57:09 AM PDT · by gondramB · 4 replies · 683+ views
    OC Register ^ | March 21st, 2009
    “Bend down,” Lisa tells me as we cruise past a pickup truck at a deserted Garden Grove park about 10 p.m. Her twin sister Teresa crouches in the trunk of our rented Ford Fusion and I’m in the back seat with a notebook. Tonight I’m riding with bounty hunters — you know, like Duane “Dog” Chapman. They carry no guns. But they’re willing to pepper-spray or taze unwilling fugitives, tackle men three times their size and, some nights, slap them in girly PINK handcuffs.
  • Chavez aims to cut 'unnecessary' spending

    03/23/2009 1:47:46 AM PDT · by gondramB · 4 replies · 313+ views
    AP Via Yahoo ^ | Sun Mar 22 2009
    CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who has for years funneled state oil income into sweeping social programs, vowed Sunday to cut nonessential state spending and order a review of top officials' salaries as oil income plunges. The socialist leader said he plans to sign a decree as soon as Monday targeting "unnecessary spending" on parties, mobile phones, new cars, bonuses and salaries — some of which he admitted have become "astronomical." The move will yield a "modest but very important" reduction in spending, and should cut budget outlays by more than 5 percent this year, Chavez told his...
  • Youths clash in Notre-Dame condom (actual title)

    03/23/2009 1:35:33 AM PDT · by gondramB · 10 replies · 534+ views
    AFP - Far-right youths clashed with left-wing activists who had gathered outside Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Sunday to protest against Pope Benedict's opposition to condoms, a police source said. About 30 ecologists and Communists threw condoms on the ground outside the cathedral, where worshippers were leaving Sunday mass. One person was injured and three were arrested after clashes between the protesters and about 20 youths who the police source said were associated with the far-right and who were carrying placards saying "Leave my Pope alone". Benedict said in Africa on Tuesday that the use of condoms was complicating the...
  • Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Blast Name

    03/16/2009 10:28:26 PM PDT · by gondramB · 7 replies · 690+ views
    Sky News ^ | Monday March 16, 2009
    Two British soldiers who died in an explosion in Afghanistan have been named by the Ministry of Defence. Corporal Graeme Stiff, 24, and Corporal Dean John, 25, of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers were killed in a blast in the Garmsir district of southern Helmand. The pair, serving with 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards, were travelling in a Jackal, an off-road armoured vehicle, when it was struck by an explosive device. The number of British service personnel who have died in the country since operations began in 2001 has now reached 152... The squadron was tasked with patrolling an...