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  • Does Your Area have a Shortage of Flu and H1N1 Vaccines? (Vanity and information gathering)

    10/31/2009 6:46:02 PM PDT · by mlmr · 60 replies · 2,333+ views
    10.31.09 | chickensoup
    I am just checking to see how the vaccines have been made available throughout the country. I have seen posts on the site saying that they are in short supply in some areas and other posters are saying there are no problems getting them. I would like it if you could tell us your state and what is the status of the vaccine availablilty in the area. I want to make sure that the vaccines have not been made a political football. That we havent yet turned into an African kleptocratcy.
  • Looking for Information about Televisions. Time to replace my TV.

    10/24/2006 9:20:47 PM PDT · by mlmr · 54 replies · 1,125+ views
    10.24.06 | chickensoup
    Time to replace my 14 inch Sony 25 year old television on a rolling cart (with one caster missing) with something more sophisticated. I thought of doing this last year but I was so intimidated by the sales people and the choices that it was very sad... and we have had another year with the TV-wonder (ya wonder what they are saying because the sounds is so wavery) Please post your opinions and remember this is a non tech person. Many years ago I had saved 4000 to purchase a good sound system and in the late seventies one could...
  • Is Living Together Before Marriage Totally Accptable? ...Freeper Insight Needed

    07/31/2005 3:19:52 PM PDT · by mlmr · 322 replies · 5,317+ views
    7.31.05 | mlmr
    So I have been trying to rent an apartment in my home...and all I have answering the ads are boyfriends and girlfriends. No matter what social status, no matter what income level, I am seeing unmarried twenty, thirty and forty year old couples who want to live together. If I question them, they don't even understand why I am asking. These are Christians and Jews. I was so surprised to find that it would be so difficult to find a young married couple. Tell me Dear Freeper...am I totally out of the ballgame to expect to find a young married...
  • I Have the Option of Moving to MS 64 bit OS for My AMD at a Great Price. Should I?

    07/28/2005 5:49:48 PM PDT · by mlmr · 17 replies · 432+ views
    7.28.05 | mlmr
    Microsoft has an offer good til the end of the month to obtain the 64 bit OS for a great price as a download. It requires quite a bit of a technical challenge to install and everyone here knows that I am a tech zero...but cute! Should I install? What are the upsides and downsides? Will I need to marry a technical genius to keep it running? Is there one available? A dedicated MS User
  • The Ghost of Social Security Future (The Leftist Perspective...Using Jesus)

    06/22/2005 6:54:57 PM PDT · by mlmr · 5 replies · 198+ views
    email | 06.22.05 | National Council of Churches NCC
    Greetings from Faithful America: As a person of faith, please step up and help us make sure our elected officials keep their covenant with the American people on Social Security. Like you, we think it's more than a matter of economics. It's a matter of keeping faith with every man, woman, and child in America. In case you don't know who we are, FaithfulAmerica is an online community of folks (more than 100,000 strong) who believe our faith - however expressed - has a word to say about political things. Through our website ( www.faithfulamerica.org) and e-mail we make taking...
  • World History

    06/14/2005 7:08:00 AM PDT · by mlmr · 11 replies · 459+ views
    05.14.05 | unknown
    Thought you might laugh at this. Don't forget to vote in your local elections! The two most important events in all of history were the invention of beer and the invention of the wheel. The wheel was invented to get man to the beer. These were the foundation of modern civilization and together were the catalyst for the splitting of humanity into two distinct subgroups: Liberals and Conservatives. Once beer was discovered it required grain and that was the beginning of agriculture. Neither the glass bottle nor aluminum can was invented yet, so while our early human ancestors were sitting...
  • Do Banks Collect all Transaction Information? Do they report it to the IRS?

    06/11/2005 4:42:00 PM PDT · by mlmr · 48 replies · 4,163+ views
    06.11.05 | mlmr
    Do banks collect all infomation from checks cashed if you are a customer? IOW...if one cashes a 15 dollar check, is it put into the same system as one's own checks that are copied and stored?
  • DVD review: Primer

    05/08/2005 5:18:31 PM PDT · by mlmr · 11 replies · 231+ views
    World Magazine ^ | May, 2005 | Andrew Coffin
    DVD review: Primer Made for a measly $7,000, new filmaker Shane Carruth offers a lot of bang for the buck | by Andrew Coffin Most likely, you missed Primer when it was briefly in theaters last fall. The movie grossed just under $425,000 in limited release, which sounds a lot like a flop. However, considering that Primer (rated PG-13 for brief language) was made for about $7,000 in a Dallas, Texas, garage—and that it won the Grand Jury prize at Sundance—that number doesn't look so bad. Director/writer/cinematographer/editor/composer/producer/star Shane Carruth's film has been heralded for its economy, but the focus on...
  • Need Information about Cats...

    05/02/2005 6:13:22 PM PDT · by mlmr · 21 replies · 906+ views
    5.02.05 | mlmr
    Ok kitties. I have a female cat who has just had her first litter of kittens. I would like her to have another litter next year. She is an outside cat but we have kept her in since just before the kittens were born...we don't want her to breed again this year. Is there a kitty version of Depo prova that we can give her that would last a year, be fairly inexpensive and give me a break from kittens everywhere? Am I asking for too much? While I am at it, is there a reason that pet shots cost...
  • Just Installed Norton. Cannot bring up spam folders in Outlook. What am I doing wrong this time

    04/17/2005 9:11:47 PM PDT · by mlmr · 38 replies · 936+ views
    04.18.05 | mlmr
    I just upgraded my Norton. I had Norton antispam working quite well a while back and then it disappeard. No more spam bar on the outlook. I just had to upgrade my subscription and I assumed that the spam bar would come back but no dice. I installed some ms updates aabout the same time the spam bar disappeared. How do I get my norton antispam to work fully. Yes, I know this isnt breaking news. But it is midnight and I didnt want to go into the hole of darkness without an answer.
  • What are the Unintended Consequences of Changing Laws for Terri Schiavo?

    03/18/2005 6:06:28 PM PST · by mlmr · 45 replies · 907+ views
    03.18.05 | mlmr
    The Schiavo case is heartbreaking. I admire everyone who is involved in saving this woman from this unnecessary and early death. I do not believe she should die and I think her husband is a monster. My heart goes out to her parents. On the other hand, I am wondering, what can of worms are we opening here? The 1963 Civil Rights Act opened the door to the judicial activism we suffer from today. Most proponents saw the Civil Rights act as a good beginning in righting years of wrongs. But the unintended consequences have weakened our government. Roe v...
  • Did Anyone Tape National Geographic's "In the Womb?"

    03/07/2005 8:08:40 AM PST · by mlmr · 26 replies · 620+ views
    0307.05 | mlmr
    Did anyone tape last night's National Geographic Channel IN THE WOMB. I am interesting in obtaing a copy for my children. Please Freepmail me!! Grateful thanks! And thank you ADMIN MOD
  • Dr SEUS's Birthday on Wed March 2. No Christmas, No Lincoln, No Washington, No Jefferson

    03/01/2005 11:42:00 AM PST · by mlmr · 60 replies · 6,590+ views
    March 1, 2005 | mlmr
    Tomorrow is Dr Seuss’s birthday, the highest holiday of the elementary public school calendar. The close second is the 100th Day of School. This is our first year in the government’s education clutches…my 7 year old came home so gleeful…Mommy, I have to wear my cat costume today….it is Doctor Seuss’s Birthday! Now I am not going to argue the merits of Seuss…but if I ever read Hop on Pop again I will self-destruct. I have four children all, thank God, well past the Green Eggs and Ham stage. My daughter never came home to tell me that she had...
  • News! It is so Snowy in Maine this AM That I Can't Get to Work in My 4 Wheel Drive with Diff Lock

    02/11/2005 4:17:23 AM PST · by mlmr · 213 replies · 3,641+ views
    2.11.05 | mlmr
    I went out at 530 this AM to drive the fory miles to work. I have a 1/4 mile driveway but I was unfazed. Until I backed my fourwheel drive with diff lock on out of the garage. The snow was so deep and packed that it just lifted the body up. I managed to crab it into the garage, and called to say I would be late. I called my plow man and his wife said that he was out and stuck in his two ton plow rig. He was waiting for some help to arrive in the form...
  • FR Activist Wants FREEP FREEP Bumpersticker.

    01/19/2005 1:24:15 PM PST · by mlmr · 24 replies · 450+ views
    01.19.05 | mlmr
    I am looking for someone to make up a Freep Freep bumpersticker. Nothing else ... just Freep Freep. Too dangerous for a full FR sticker here in Leftistland. But Freep Freep would work really well.
  • Replying to a Socialist Leftist. Freeper Input Needed.

    12/20/2004 7:09:37 PM PST · by mlmr · 92 replies · 921+ views
    12.20.04 | mlmr
    I had a friend who recently attacked me for changing from a liberal to a conservative. I discussed this at: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1287896/posts Recently we exchanged emails and I would like to have Freepers with better minds than mine, weigh in on the discussion. Here it goes: Friend As for the impasse we have reached, I really don't believe you understand my side. You said to me on the phone that you had been where I am am now but if you ever really had been, you could not have changed into someone whose beliefs about the world would allow them to...
  • I Need Financial Advice

    12/05/2004 3:26:44 PM PST · by mlmr · 35 replies · 535+ views
    12.05.04 | mlmr
    I need advice from FreeRepublic, my husband substitute. I have an adjustable line of credit which I used to build an addition. It is pegged at 2 point below prime. It has started moving up this month. When I took it out I did not realize that I would not be able to refi the loan separately from my house loan. My house loan is at 4.75 and almost 13 years left. Banks wont touch the second mortgage for less than 6.5 to 7.5. I have the credit rating of the gods. Do you think I could find someone privately...
  • Lost an Old Friend Today. Politics and the Personal

    11/24/2004 2:42:43 PM PST · by mlmr · 337 replies · 9,976+ views
    11.24.04 | mlmr
    I lost an old friend today. No, she didn't die. She screamed at me for my many-year metmorphisis from rad-liberal to conservative. She doesn't understand why I have changed, and is unable to listen because she is filled with bile, anger and hate. She wishes Bush evil and hates US policy. She has turned into a Michal Moore robot. We have not been close friends for many years but I did enjoy keeping in touch. Because of our thirty year history I have treated the friendship gingerly but with great fondness. Politics is hell.
  • What the Democrats Have to Do to Successfully Work with Republicans

    11/05/2004 6:20:24 PM PST · by mlmr · 7 replies · 204+ views
    11.05.04 | mlmr
    I hear Nancy Pelosi along with a string of other Leftist Democrats have called for the Administration to court the Democratic politicians. They want the Administration to jump to their ridiculous demands. They seem to have forgotten who WON on Tuesday. What do you think the Democrats should do to show their willingness to work with the Bush administraion?
  • School Teachers Pointedly Slam NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND in Discussions with Parents...

    10/21/2004 6:17:28 PM PDT · by mlmr · 217 replies · 3,089+ views
    10.21.04 | mlmr
    I have had to place some of my children in the local government schools. I am keeping the school on a fairly short leash and spend more than the usual amount of time talking to school employees. Every school employee except for the busdriver has, each time we have spoken togher, has put in a POINTED slam of the No Child Left Behind program. All of them. All the time. One employee told me that I had to provide a reason and a note when the child is missing for a day...becasue No Child Left Behind requires it. Althoug friends...