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  • Rush Limbaugh Suspended for Vitriolic Comments

    12/21/2013 8:00:48 AM PST · by RightFighter · 53 replies
    Vanity | RightFighter
    Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was suspended after making headlines this week with some controversial comments that have set off a firestorm. During his afternoon broadcast on Tuesday, Mr. Limbaugh, responding to a caller's question, opined about the color of the sky. "Look, the daytime sky is blue. Countless books and poems have been written with references to the blue sky, and until recently, there wasn't much debate about this. Sure, there are people today who want to convince you that the sky is yellow, but all you have to do is walk outside on a sunny day, and...
  • Why I Support George Zimmerman

    06/06/2013 11:22:52 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 25 replies
    AckbarSays ^ | 06/07/13 | AckbarSays
    “I demand justice for Trayvon Martin! Sanford PD should be ashamed of themselves.” On March 19, 2012, those were the first words I ever vocalized in regard to the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. I had been driving home that day from a long day on the road, and while listening to my satellite radio, I heard for the first time the story of this young, 17 year old, unarmed kid who was walking home from the store, minding his own business, carrying nothing but a can of iced tea and some Skittles that he’d bought for his younger brother...
  • Standing Up For George Zimmerman

    05/29/2013 8:28:02 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 54 replies
    AckbarSays ^ | 5/29/2013 | AckbarSays
    On the evening of February 26, 2012, at approximately 7:16PM, a white vigilante named George Zimmerman, fueled by racial animosity, called police to report that he was suspicious of an African-American child based entirely on his skin color and the hoodie sweatshirt he was wearing. George ignored clear instructions from police and chased down Trayvon Martin, who was unarmed and had been on his way back from a trip to the store to purchase iced tea and Skittles for his younger brother. Zimmerman held Trayvon at gunpoint and allowed him to scream for help for 42 seconds before Zimmerman pulled...
  • A Well Regulated Militia? (a view that you may never have heard before)

    01/18/2013 12:14:05 PM PST · by RightFighter · 95 replies ^ | Unknown | Ken Kiger
    Lost in the gun rights debate, much to the detriment of American freedom, is the fact that the Second Amendment is in fact an "AMENDMENT". No "Articles in Amendment" to the Constitution, more commonly referred to as the Bill of Rights, stand alone and each can only be properly understood with reference to what it is that each Article in Amendment amended in the body of the original Constitution. It should not be new knowledge to any American the Constitution was first submitted to Congress on September 17, 1787 WITHOUT ANY AMENDMENTS. After much debate, it was determined that the...
  • Need help deciding on a Christmas gift (gun) for my son

    12/12/2012 5:38:05 PM PST · by RightFighter · 112 replies
    Vanity | 12/12/2012 | RightFighter
    I'm looking for a recommendation for a gun for my son for Christmas. Just to lay out the basics - he just turned 15 and is about 6'3" and weighs 235. Yes, he plays high school football. His mother and I have been divorced for many years, and she absolutely forbids him to have anything to do with guns in or near her home. His cousin recently received a .22 pistol, and my son's mom wouldn't let him hold it. I don't know whether she knows (but I assume she does) that he has shot my HK .40 USP along...
  • Numbers Reveal Truth About Obama Economic Success Claims—and GOP Condemnation

    06/03/2012 4:14:55 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 7 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 6/3/2012 | Michael Medved
    Raw data show Obama can’t honestly claim a good record as a job creator, but they also suggest that the wild spending growth Romney and company decry has already begun to subside under the influence of the Republican House. The outcome of the upcoming electoral battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will depend on public perceptions of the president’s economic stewardship, with particular emphasis on his performance on the all-important issue of jobs. At a May 24th campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa the president declared that “federal spending since I took office has risen at the slowest pace...
  • Kitchen Nightmares (or, Why I think Obama is Doomed)

    05/21/2012 7:11:32 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 44 replies
    Vanity | 05/21/2012 | RightFighter
    I was watching an episode of Kitchen Nightmares last night, and I had an epiphany about this presidential election that led me to believe that Barack Hussein Obama is destined to be a one-termer. I just wanted to share my observation with you. This episode was about a restaurant called Park's Edge, in Atlanta's Inman Park neighborhood. The two owners were good friends, Richard and Jorge, I believe, who found themselves with some money to burn, so they decided to open a restaurant together. Neither had any experience in the restaurant industry, although Jorge had gone to culinary school. Both...
  • Evidence photos show bloodied Zimmerman, gun, more

    05/17/2012 8:14:15 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 157 replies
    WFTV ^ | 5-17-2012 | WFTV
    A treasure trove of evidence was released today in the Zimmerman case. Please make special note of the embroidery on the back of Zimmerman's sweatshirt. Love it!
  • Snail mail: Postcard arrives to wrong house, half a century later

    04/25/2012 12:46:57 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 23, 2012 | Jana Winter
    Talk about snail mail! The nearly 60-year journey of a postcard through at least four states is finally winding down, although the little Georgia boy whose parents wrote him during a trip to Chicago is now 71 years old. The postcard, with a picture of the Windy City's Shedd Aquarium on the front and a 2-cent stamp on the back, landed in the mailbox of Elizabeth Fulcher, of South Daytona, Fla., last week.
  • NEED HELP FREEPING NBC: (title: 'FEAR FACTOR' Donkey Semen Makes NBC Execs Hot)

    01/27/2012 12:38:16 PM PST · by RightFighter · 31 replies
    TMZ ^ | 1/26/2012 | TMZ Staff
    "Fear Factor" producers' plans to serve fresh glasses of donkey semen to contestants on the next episode had NBC execs so concerned ... they gave serious thought to killing the stunt, TMZ has learned. Sources involved in the production tell us the stomach-churning stunt was shot last summer -- but NBC honchos were having a tough time swallowing this one as the air date approached. We're told the challenge involved teams of twins drinking the full glass of donkey semen -- with a glass of urine thrown in for good measure. Contestants had to drain both glasses in order to...
  • Saw "The Undefeated" in Orlando Last Night - Quick Review

    07/01/2011 8:57:17 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 57 replies
    The Undefeated | 7/1/2011 | RightFighter
    Last night, I had an opportunity to go see the new movie The Undefeated at the Pleasure Island theaters near Disney World in Orlando, Florida. I was flying out this morning to go to Chicago, so it was a perfect fit for me to see the movie, then stay at my hotel near the airport for an early morning flight. Let me tell you - I am SOOOOOO glad that I took the time to see this movie! The movie is presented in three acts, and it goes into detail about Sarah Palin's rise as a small-town mayor in Wasilla,...
  • Examining Loughner's Possible "Motive" (Vanity)

    01/15/2011 9:45:09 AM PST · by RightFighter · 37 replies
    Vanity | 1/15/2011 | RightFighter
    Like most of you, I have been defending Sarah Palin against baseless accusations since the shootings a week ago in Tucson. I have struggled to come to grips with how this guy could reach the point that he would commit such a horrific act, and how people that I considered to be friends could defend those who were so quick to attribute blame to Sarah for what the guy did. In the course of offering up a defense on my Facebook page, where I have almost 700 friends, I made this posting on Wednesday evening: If you want to see...
  • New Currency: Could this be what Jared Loughner was rambling about?

    01/09/2011 8:33:53 PM PST · by RightFighter · 19 replies
    New Currency Institute ^ | March 2010 | Jordan MacLeod
    Overview - New Currency Institute The New Currency Institute aims to promote a deeper understanding of money and its power to reconfigure the global economy and markets for the betterment of all of humanity. It has long been a truism that money makes the world go ’round. But the quality of world we build is directly a function of the values and mindsets that humans collectively hold about money. At the New Currency Institute we see money as a function of consciousness and therefore a qualitative variable in the global financial system. By changing how we hold money, we literally...

    12/07/2010 9:08:51 AM PST · by RightFighter · 85 replies · 4+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 12/7/2010 | DrudgeReport
    Headline only so far...
  • Crist criticizes LeMieux, his former top adviser

    09/26/2010 9:47:44 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 8 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | 09/25/2010 | AARON SHAROCKMAN
    Gov. Charlie Crist lamented Washington's hyper-partisan shift Friday, singling out his one-time top adviser and campaign "maestro," George LeMieux, the man whom Crist appointed to the U.S. Senate just a year ago. Speaking to members of the St. Petersburg Times editorial board, the independent Crist said he was disappointed by how he thought LeMieux has put the Republican Party in front of the people of Florida. "What do I attribute it to?" Crist asked reflexively. "The next primary. I don't know what else could account for it otherwise." The blunt yet cautious criticism is part of the new platform in...
  • Help Me Compile a List of Contrasts (Vanity)

    09/17/2010 11:30:30 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 23 replies
    Vanity | 09/17/2010 | RightFighter
    I'm trying to develop a list of contrasts between liberals and conservatives. The first part of each comparison is something that we conservatives know is good or admirable, and then I follow up with a contrasting item that liberals adore. Here's what I've started with: Corporations are evil but unions are virtuous.Christians are intolerant, but Muslims are peaceful.Boy Scouts are bad, but homosexuals are good.Tax cuts are wasteful, but government giveaways are stimulative.
  • Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4 Reception Issues, Says Don't Hold It Like That

    06/24/2010 8:18:10 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Gizmodo ^ | 6/24/2010 | Jason Chen
    Here's Apple's response to the now officially-acknowledged iPhone 4 antenna reception problems.They told Engadget, and our own reader Jason: Gripping any mobile phone will result in some attenuation of its antenna performance, with certain places being worse than others depending on the placement of the antennas. This is a fact of life for every wireless phone. If you ever experience this on your iPhone 4, avoid gripping it in the lower left corner in a way that covers both sides of the black strip in the metal band, or simply use one of many available cases. In essence, don't hold...
  • Late Sunday Caption This Photo Fun (just for fun)

    01/24/2010 9:50:54 PM PST · by RightFighter · 23 replies · 950+ views
    California along I-15 | 1/25/2010 | RightFighter
  • Conversation with a "Moderate" (Global Warming)

    01/09/2010 1:10:45 PM PST · by RightFighter · 24 replies · 981+ views
    Facebook | 1/9/2010 | RightFighter
    Mr. Moderate's Facebook Status: ok seriously.... GLOBAL WARMING does not mean we will see only a WARMING trend. Global warming means colder winters and hotter summers. I can't say I personally know enough about it to have an opinion and whether its happening, but saying its impossible cuz its cold outside and not "warming",shows lil knowledge. Me: Dude, it's a hoax. Me: Just one of many many many articles... Friend 1: From what I understand....they have recently changed the definition of Global Warming, Could it be so that they don't look like idiots? Friend 2: Um, no, sorry. "Global...
  • The Official FreeRepublic Marketing Department Takes on KennedyCare

    08/28/2009 8:30:30 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 44 replies · 1,063+ views
    Vanity | 08/28/2009 | RightFighter
    I thought that Freepers should do our part to help the President sell the newly-renamed KennedyCare bill to the American public. To that end, please post your ideas here for slogans that can be used to get the message across about the impact that this bill will have on the American people. I'll start us out with a few I picked up on various threads and some I came up with on my own.
  • Senate eyes 25-employee threshold for health mandate

    07/13/2009 8:37:15 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 50 replies · 1,433+ views
    Washington Business Journal ^ | 07/13/2009 | Kent Hoover
    Businesses with 25 employees or more would be required to offer health insurance or pay $750 a year per full-time worker to the federal government, under health care reform legislation being considered in the Senate. A "play or pay" employer mandate has been looming for months, but Democrats on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee finally defined how small a business would need to be in order to be exempted from the requirement. Most business groups oppose requiring employers to provide health care or pay a fee to the government, even if there is an exemption for small...
  • Is this legitimate - or is it an MLM scam parading as a veterans' support organization?

    07/06/2009 9:01:07 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 10 replies · 897+ views
    Dear friends... Yes, our wounded and disabled veterans need help, our help. In fact, families of veterans who have been killed in action need help as well, as do families of veterans still serving. But what most people don't realize is the growing needs of our returning veterans. The unemployment rate for our returning veterans is at 25%, the highest rate of any group in America and that's a travesty of monumental proportion. Many people are aware of this and are willing to help but don't know where to start and this is the reason for this letter. Two companies...
  • The Official Florida Potato Gun Thread (are they legal here?)

    12/31/2008 8:32:20 AM PST · by RightFighter · 40 replies · 3,091+ views
    Vanity | 12 | RightFighter
    Several years ago, on a vacation trip to my brother's house in North Carolina, my dad and I made a really nice combustion potato gun out of PVC pipe. We were launching potatoes using AquaNet hairspray at least 300 yards from our position. It was great fun. We brought the spud gun home with us and it's been sitting in my garage ever since, unused. The trigger mechanism is broken, so this week I was considering buying a new trigger so that I could get it working again. I thought I'd check with law enforcement to find out what the...
  • Today's Exit Polls Differ Drastically from Actual Results! (Fox News reports)

    11/04/2008 6:05:36 PM PST · by RightFighter · 62 replies · 7,425+ views
    FoxNews | 11/04/2008 | RightFighter
    Someone on Fox News (Jim Engle, I think) was just on saying that they are seeing a large amount of "WPE" (Within Precinct Error) in the exit polling, meaning that the actual results reported by the precincts are much lower for Obama than the results that the exit pollsters gathered. In Pennsylvania, I think he said that this number was 10.4%, meaning that Obama was exit polling 10.4% better than the actual results being reported. In Florida, they reported that it was a difference of 3.4 or 3.9%. Also significant in NC, VA, and other places.
  • I Saw Sarah Palin in Ocala Saturday (LOTS of Pictures)

    11/02/2008 7:47:28 AM PST · by RightFighter · 24 replies · 2,757+ views
    Vanity | 11/02/2008 | RightFighter
    One thing the organizers did right - they brought in TWO cranes to fly the flag high: It was so hot and the sun was just killing us. My son took to laying on the ground so he could get some shade from me: For some reason, they like to pile oranges up wherever Sarah goes in Florida: Various crowd shots: The West Port High School color guard presented the colors: This third grade class sang a tribute to the armed forces: Congressman Rick Keller: Congressman Cliff Stearns: The truth of this sign is undeniable: Sarah and Todd enter the...
  • Former FSU Seminole / Baltimore Raven Peter Boulware for State Representative

    10/28/2008 9:48:48 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 10 replies · 479+ views ^ | 10/28/2008 | RightFighter
    I am just showing some love to a fellow former Seminole, Peter Boulware, who had a stellar career as a Baltimore Raven after his All-America days at FSU. Peter has returned to Tallahassee with his family, where he is part owner and vice-president of a small business (Legacy Toyota), and he is running as a Republican for a state house seat that hasn't gone Republican in generations. From a quick reading through his website, it's apparent that he hasn't taken public positions on many policy issues. Hopefully seeing support from conservative voters will help to shape some of his positions....
  • I Saw Sarah Palin Today in Kissimmee (LOTS of Pictures)

    10/26/2008 6:49:50 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 126 replies · 6,332+ views
    Vanity | 10/26/2008 | RightFighter
    I just want to share my memories of the Sarah Palin rally today in Kissimmee, Florida. My mom and dad and I left Daytona Beach today around 9AM and made our way to the event, where we were joined by my friend Olga. The weather was beautiful outside while we waited to get int, and we could not have enjoyed ourselves more. It was the most worthwhile experience possible. Here are my pictures: The Ticket: The Venue - the Silver Spurs Rodeo Arena in Kissimmee, FL: Always good to see the old girl flying high: And also good to see...
  • Going to See Sarah in Kissimmee Tomorrow (Help Needed)

    10/25/2008 7:40:38 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 23 replies · 642+ views
    Vanity | 10/25/2008 | RightFighter
    I have a couple of questions that I need help with before I take off for Kissimmee, Florida, tomorrow morning to see Sarah Palin, the next Vice President of the United States. 1. I have a very nice Canon digital SLR camera I'd like to take so that I can get some really good pictures. Will I be allowed to take this in to the rally site? 2. The email I received from the McCain campaign says "For security reasons, bags and signs are not allowed inside the venue". However, on TV at all the rallies, there are many people...
  • Why Joe the Plumber Matters (despite his personal problems)

    10/17/2008 8:35:59 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 17 replies · 1,255+ views
    My Facebook profile | 10/17/2008 | RightFighter
    Why Joe the Plumber Matters (despite his personal problems) Joe Wurzelbach (the Plumber) has suddenly become nationally known, a true overnight sensation, because of his confrontation with Senator Barack Obama over taxes and the subsequent discussions that ensued during Wednesday's third presidential debate about Senator Obama's response to Joe's question. Senator McCain pointed out that Senator Obama told Joe that he is going to "spread the wealth around". It was a slip-up of monumental proportion that I believe will cost Obama the presidency. Obama and his supporters know this as well, which is why they have set out to DESTROY...
  • What do you think of people who post vanities?

    10/07/2008 8:39:43 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 137 replies · 1,642+ views
    Vanity | 10/07/2008 | RightFighter
    Just wondering what your opinion is about people who post vanities when their opinions could be posted to existing threads.
  • Need Help Freeping Over Palin Slurs

    10/03/2008 7:13:06 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 41 replies · 1,246+ views
    Vanity | 10/03/2008 | RightFighter
    I need some help, Freepers. I have been selling quite a bit of Sarah Palin-inspired merchandise through Cafepress since she was announced as John McCain's running mate. I am fully aware that there are people who do not feel the same way that we do about Sarah Palin, and I have no issue with anti-Palin merchandise being sold through Cafepress. That's a free exchange of ideas and opinions. However, today, I was looking through the Cafepress marketplace, and I started to notice some of the vicious anti-Palin stuff that's out there. I will not print the whole quote, but there...
  • Let's Get Real About the Bailout Plan

    10/02/2008 4:13:15 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 72 replies · 1,152+ views
    Vanity | 10/02/2008 | RightFighter
    Like most of you, I am appalled at the sheer size and scope of this bailout plan, and even moreso with the additions that the Senate has placed in it now. It goes against my very core to think of the federal government getting this involved in the economny and placing this many tax dollars at risk. I want to be upset with those who voted for the bailout and vow that none of them will ever get my vote again. However, the rational side of me also thinks that I need to examine this situation free of emotion and...
  • Here's Why the Press Hates Sarah Palin (Andrea Mitchell gives it away)

    09/23/2008 11:19:25 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 69 replies · 380+ views
    MSNBC via YouTube ^ | 09/24/2008 | RightFighter
    Watching tonight's Rachel Maddow show on MSNBC (opposition research), I noticed an interesting exchange between the host and Andrea Mitchell. Of course we all know that both of these gals are in the tank for Obama, and they were having a typical lib discussion of the "Palin Press Dodge", as the headline called it, at the United Nations today. Of particular interest to me was Andrea Mitchell's response to this question (exchange begins at around the 2:24 mark of the video - this transcript picks up at the 2:40 mark): Maddow: ...Is today's burst of attention sort of a culmination...
  • Olberman Proves (Again) What a Dunce He Is (As if there were any doubt)

    09/04/2008 6:26:48 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 25 replies · 256+ views
    MSNBC | 09/04/2008 | RightFighter
    I was watching MSNBC just now since they actually play what's happening in the convention hall. Right after the Sarah Palin introductory video that was supposed to play last night, Keith Olberman proved what an idiot he really is. Here's what he said: "Offered without comment, uh, the first, uh, two words of that, uh, that video that was intended as the introduction for Sarah Palin last night squeezed out by time considerations last night - the first two words were "mother" and "moose hunter".
  • Major Cable Outage

    09/03/2008 7:13:20 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 35 replies · 135+ views
    Vanity | 09/03/2008 | RightFighter
    At almost exactly 10 PM Eastern, my Brighthouse cable went completely black. My dad, who lives on the other side of town, called and said that he's having the same problem. I've tried calling Brighthouse and their line is constantly busy, so it must be affecting a large number of people. My dad and I, of course, smell something fishy, especially since my Internet service, which is also provided by Brighthouse on the same cable, is working just fine.
  • Where have you seen your newspaper report on the Limbaugh eBay auction?

    10/20/2007 10:45:16 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 39 replies · 129+ views
    10/20/2007 | RightFighter
    Today's Daytona Beach News-Journal, a decidedly liberal-leaning rag, reports on the charity auction in an article entitled Scathing letter from Democrats about Limbaugh nets $2.1M on eBay.This article, while surprisingly rather fair in tone for the News-Journal (although the article does attempt to give credit to Harry Reid at the end), appears on page 6 of the LOCAL section, right next to the OBITUARIES!
  • Couldn't Believe My Eyes (Local Wal-Mart turned blind eye to in-store indecent exposure)

    08/24/2007 10:17:50 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 145 replies · 4,609+ views
    8-25-2007 | RightFighter
    I was walking through Wal-Mart this evening with my 9-year old son picking up some groceries. When we were all done, we went to the magazine section just prior to checking out. While I was standing there, I saw a young man of about 25-30 years old walking toward the register next to the magazines. Something struck me as odd, and I finally realized that it was his pants - they were down around his mid-thigh, so that his boxer shorts were fully exposed. The next thing I noticed, and I will forever rue the day that I saw this,...
  • Thompson’s Trouble With Abortion

    07/13/2007 4:32:29 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 1 replies · 79+ views ^ | July 13, 2007 | MattC
    There’s been a lot of debate over Fred Thompson’s stance on abortion lately, so I thought I’d do the typical nerdy thing and compile all of his past statements and views (that I know about or could find) in one place. Far from being a hit piece, this is intended to spark and educate the discussion of Thompson’s abortion background. Enjoy, and keep it civil.1991 Thompson possibly lobbies for the pro-choice advocacy group National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association* 1994 Eagle Survey: Thompson checks the box indicating he opposes “criminalizing abortion”, later says he “doesn’t remember” checking the boxConservative...
  • Bin Laden vows never to be captured alive

    02/19/2006 8:04:55 PM PST · by RightFighter · 74 replies · 2,062+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 02/19/2006 | Associated Press
    CAIRO, Egypt - Osama bin Laden promised never to be captured alive and declared the U.S. had resorted to the same “repressive” tactics used by Saddam Hussein, according to an audiotape purportedly by the al-Qaida leader that was posted Monday on a militant Web site.
  • Don Imus - Anti-Abortion Zealot? (or, did anyone hear the show this morning?)

    09/14/2005 11:27:05 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 52 replies · 2,540+ views
    Imus in the Morning | 09/14/2004 | RightFighter
    This morning, Don Imus interviewed Jay Severin. Just wondering how many of you heard it and what you thought.
  • NCAA Hypocrisy on Display

    08/12/2005 2:59:32 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 15 replies · 506+ views ^ | 08/12/2005 | The NCAA
    College Colors Day 2005   Aug. 12, 2005     On September 2, 2005, The Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC), the oldest and largest licensing representative in the nation, will introduce America to a new holiday, College Colors Day. What is College Colors Day?College Colors Day, which coincides with both "back to school" on campus and the kick-off of the college football season, seeks to celebrate and promote the traditions and spirit that drive collegiate athletics by encouraging fans, alumni and students to wear apparel of their favorite college throughout the day of September 2. Who can participate in College...
  • Fox Newsbabe Body-Slams Barbara Boxer Over Roberts Nomination

    07/20/2005 6:10:45 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 177 replies · 29,404+ views
    Fox News Channel ^ | 7/20/2005 | Right Fighter
    Anyone watch Kieran Gentry destroy Barbara Boxer earlier?
  • Dem Strategist Suggests on MSNBC that President May Be Focus of Leak Probe

    07/16/2005 7:55:07 AM PDT · by RightFighter · 408 replies · 8,126+ views
    MSNBC News | 07/16/2005 | MSNBC
    On MSNBC a little while ago, they had a story about the "politics of the CIA leak". The reporter was interviewing Pat Buchanan and Democratic strategist Peter Fenn. What follows is the best transcript I could piece together quickly. I've quoted Fenn word for word. PAT BUCHANAN: It's very, very serious...There is a credibility problem for the press secretary...There is no legal problem for Rove...Reporters in Washington have a gleam in their eye and smiles on their faces, and there's a reason for it...Pat Fitzgerald hasn't been digging for two years and judges haven't been sending reporters to jail because...
  • Freeper Thoughts on the Plame Kerfuffle

    07/12/2005 6:55:21 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 80 replies · 1,935+ views
    Vanity | 07/12/2005 | RightFighter
    I'm wondering who everyone thinks the actual leaker is. Remember that Novak stated that it's not who we think it is and that it's a highly placed government official who is "no partisan gunslinger". My gut tells me this is what happened: Cooper calls Rove about welfare reform. At the end of the conversation, he asks Rove about Wilson. Rove tries to warn him off the story, mentioning that Wilson's wife, who apparently works at CIA, arranged for Wilson to go to Niger. Miller catches wind of this conversation, perhaps through a conversation with Cooper or perhaps she asked Rove...
  • The Official "How Do We Reward Ryan Napier?" Thread

    11/05/2004 7:39:54 AM PST · by RightFighter · 12 replies · 648+ views
    11/05/2004 | RightFighter
    Many of you will remember seeing a thread the other day entitled "17 Year Old Ohio Student Sacrifices College Fund-to help elect President Bush", about a young man named Ryan Napier who wrote a letter to his Dad asking that his college fund be used to support President Bush's re-election. As you can see from the other thread and from the composite image of the newspaper advertisement that I've included here, the boy's father took his son's letter and ran it as a full-page ad in the Columbus Dispatch on Monday before the election. There's no way to tell how...
  • Anyone Thought of Enlisting?

    11/03/2004 8:10:59 PM PST · by RightFighter · 52 replies · 1,017+ views
    11/3/2004 | RightFighter
    I thought I saw a thread on here yesterday or this morning where someone was discussing the merits of enlisting in the armed forces. I can't seem to find it. Anyway, recently I've been considering joining the reserves, and I'm just wondering if anyone else here is considering it.
  • Rush just said Kerry moves concession speech to 2 PM!!!

    11/03/2004 9:47:35 AM PST · by RightFighter · 147 replies · 4,489+ views
    Rush Limbaugh | 11/03/2004 | RightFighter
    Anybody else hear Rush say this? Why would Kerry move the speech, unless he's just trying to buy himself time for some legal maneuver? Drudge has it up now too.
  • What Should I Do To Help My Dad Vote?

    11/02/2004 4:52:24 AM PST · by RightFighter · 33 replies · 176+ views
    11/02/2004 | RightFighter
    My dad is a strong Bush supporter like me. He had intended to go and vote early last week but didn't make it over to the site. Well, yesterday, he had to have surgery to remove stones from his bladder, and so he's wearing a catheter with a leg bag and tends to bleed when he stands up for more than a few minutes. Don't even ask me why he didn't vote before his surgery, which was scheduled. Anyway, my thoughts immediately went to how to go about getting him to vote. My mother took him this morning to the...
  • Ohio Supreme Court Rules to Allow Challengers

    11/01/2004 5:14:14 PM PST · by RightFighter · 187 replies · 2,858+ views
    This cause originated upon the filing of a complaint for a writ of mandamus. Upon consideration of relators’ motion for an emergency peremptory writ of mandamus, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that relators’ motion be, and hereby is, granted, and that a writ of mandamus be, and hereby is, granted to compel respondent Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell to reissue and enforce his October 26, 2004 Directive 2004-45 to all eighty-eight counties insofar as it permits, in accordance with R.C. 3505.21 and 3506.13, one duly designated challenger per precinct and, after the polls close, one duly designated witness per precinct,...
  • Tarheels Hold on to Slim Lead in Latest On-field Poll (UNC 28, Miami 21 - 7:05 remaining)

    10/30/2004 7:10:41 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 68 replies · 1,161+ views
    ESPN2 | 10/30/2004 | RightFighter
    Anyone else watching this? This will actually make me feel good, seeing how my Seminoles lost to Maryland earlier tonight.