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  • Just another reason to dump Progressive Insurance

    08/14/2012 9:57:45 AM PDT · by surfer · 79 replies
    Tumblr blog ^ | 8/13/2012 | Matt Fisher
    <p>I’ve been sending out some impertinent tweets about Progressive Insurance lately, but I haven’t explained how they pissed me off. So I will do that here as succinctly as possible. There’s a general understanding that says, “insurance companies— oh they’re awful,” but since Progressive turned their shit hose on my late sister and my parents, I’ve learned some things that really surprised me.</p>
  • Our very own RoadDog is a death's door - PRAYERS PLEASE [Update #150]

    01/10/2012 7:15:27 AM PST · by surfer · 179 replies
    Freeper | 1/10/2011 | Surfer
    LTC Stefan Cook (AKA Major Stefan Cook) is in the hospital and not doing well. The prognosis is dire. Please pray for him and his family.
  • Winnowing the Field [NRO says no to Gingrich, Perry, Bachmann, and Paul]

    12/14/2011 4:18:54 PM PST · by surfer · 103 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 12/14/2011 | The Editors @ NRO
    We fear that to nominate former Speaker Newt Gingrich would be to blow the opportunity to win the White House next year. —The Editors
  • The Email Archive of the #OccupyWallStreet Movement

    10/14/2011 2:27:44 PM PDT · by surfer · 6 replies
    Big Government ^ | 10/14/2011 | Thomas Ryan
    [Editors' Note - Crowdsourcing: At the end of this post, you will find links to download the #OccupyWallStreet email archive described earlier today by Andrew Breitbart. Send your thoughts, observations, and findings to, or post them in the comment section.] On August 10, 2011, the hacker group “Anonymous” announced that it would join the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. That’s what sparked my interest in monitoring #OccupyWallStreet. I reached out to a colleague and asked if he would be interested in studying the protest with me. At first, it seemed disorganized, and we believed it would only be a few...
  • VANITY: Need some freep action for a contest - good cause :)

    09/17/2011 6:57:22 PM PDT · by surfer · 30 replies
    Jekyll Island ^ | 9/17/2011 | surfer
    Need some freeper help for family friends. Couple engaged to be married with one spouse diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma but the outlook is positive. Overwhelming costs and they want to try to win a dream wedding contest. Tim & Shelley - Clarkston, MI. Scroll down to their story and you can read more there.
  • Poll to Freep

    04/05/2011 9:29:57 AM PDT · by surfer · 12 replies
    Time magazine has opened the polling for its 2011 “Time 100,” letting readers vote on who the 100 most influential people are this year.
  • The Ready Store has provided another discount code for FREEPERS!

    03/29/2011 8:06:04 AM PDT · by surfer · 29 replies · 1+ views
    The Ready Store ^ | 3/29/2011 | surfer
    A year ago The Ready Store was kind enough to provide a discount code for FREEPERS that are preparing. Matt over at The Ready Store has come through again and provide a 10% discount code good until April 30th 2011. Of course if they are overwhelmed they may adjust the promotion code. No one connected with Free Republic makes anything of this promotion. This is a discount program for FREEPERS provided by The Ready Store. I highly recommend the site. The products are well thought out and their customer service is outstanding. The coupon code (applied at checkout) is: FR041110....
  • Big Brother? Feds Order Schools to Monitor Kids Facebook Posts & Lunchtime Chatter

    03/16/2011 7:31:43 AM PDT · by surfer · 78 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 3/16/2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl
    Department of Education (DOE) officials “are threatening school principals with lawsuits if they fail to monitor and curb students’ lunchtime chat and evening Facebook time for expressing ideas and words that are deemed by Washington special-interest groups to be harassment of some students.”
  • Blaze Exclusive: International Socialists Orchestrate Unions‘ Rally to ’Save the American Dream’

    02/28/2011 7:16:54 AM PST · by surfer · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/28/2011 | Meredith Jessup
    Last fall, leftist ideological groups of socialists and communists teamed up with American labor unions to march together for “One Nation.” Now, as labor leaders struggle to maintain a stranglehold on collective bargaining privileges in Wisconsin, the same groups are once again marching together under a banner claiming unions are the heart of the American dream.
  • Why are stories about Lucas Daniel Smith being yanked?

    09/07/2010 12:14:08 PM PDT · by surfer · 555 replies · 4+ views
    The Post & Email | 9/7/2010 | surfer
    Why do these articles keep getting banned and deleted on FR? I don't understand how this breaks any of the rules here...have our moderators been inflitrated with Progressives, Marxists? Is FR seeing its final days?
  • Great online resource for AMMO

    08/13/2010 11:00:41 AM PDT · by surfer · 49 replies
    Lucky Gunner ^ | 8/13/2010 | surfer
    Found a really great online resource for ammunition (ammo). Have been purchasing from them for a while and their selection, prices and customer service is simply outstanding.
  • Way to go Massachusetts Freepers!

    12/09/2009 7:24:56 PM PST · by surfer · 152 replies · 3,191+ views
    SeekTheTruth (thanks) | 12/9/2009 | Scott Brown
    Friend,   Yesterday we were able to win with 89% of the vote and I'm so proud of you and the support you have given this campaign.  The Brown Brigade has grown to over 1,875 activists with 176 local Brigades organized to help us Get Out The Vote on January 19.   I started the day yesterday like any other day by taking out the garbage and doing some chores around the house.          However, I ended the day with you and other energized supporters that want to stop the 'bailout culture' and clean up Washington from...
  • Let’s have a Mock Trial, and put Obama in the Docket!

    10/30/2009 10:13:30 AM PDT · by surfer · 6 replies · 244+ views
    The Post & Email ^ | 10/30/2009 | John Charlton
    It’s a national imperative — the security and tranquility of the nation demand it; all want to know the truth behind it; and its a doable; a lot lest costly than organizing the 9-12 D.C. Tea-party; plus we citizens have the inalienable right to do it: put Barack Hussein Obama on trial, and make an informative documentary about it. This is the suggestion of a CWer — a veteran commentatrix at Citizen Wells Blog — a life-long Democrat who goes by the name of Michelle. She explains her idea thus: Dear John, Since the government is too gutless to have...
  • Politicians are NOT CORRUPT. Deal with it. - THIS BLOG NEEDS A FREEP

    10/26/2009 12:55:11 PM PDT · by surfer · 20 replies · 428+ views ^ | 10/26/2009 | Joe Duck
    Words from Joe Duck... As a stark raving political moderate I often find myself incredibly frustrated with the tribal thinking that characterizes most of the political debate. Most of the claims by even moderate left and moderate right about politicians (and others supposedly corrupted by money concerns) are simply garbage. Politicians are generally honest, hard working people who have sacrificed lucrative professions and wealth in favor of their public service. This is true on right and left, middle and fringes. There are reasons to fault them on many ideological grounds and debates about that are one of the great parts...
  • Islam on Capitol Hill

    09/07/2009 1:55:55 PM PDT · by surfer · 45 replies · 3,317+ views
    Gee... For some reason the permit information for this event has just been made available. I wonder why it took so long for them to publish this information. Washington, D.C. - On September 25th there will be a national prayer gathering of Muslims on the west front of the U.S. Capitol Building. They are expecting at least 50,000 to attend from mosques all across America. They will gather to pray from 4:00 AM until 7:00 PM. The gathering will take place by the site where U.S. Presidents have been inaugurated since 1981. The organizers say that it was Obama's inauguration...
  • Perspective on GM/Chrysler

    06/06/2009 7:42:19 PM PDT · by surfer · 19 replies · 971+ views
    VANITY | 6/6/2009 | surfer
    Perspective Sometimes I think only when something is put into a context we can all understand that the impact of someone’s actions really sink in. Let’s take the following scenario. Assumptions for this scenario: 1.       You live in a small town and you know everyone 2.       You have worked hard your whole life and you live within your means 3.       The mayor is someone you consider a friend 4.       There is one bank in your town and everyone keeps their money there 5.       Your neighbor works at the bank and his last name is Walnut 6.       You have $100,000.00 savings...
  • William Black on Bill Moyers discussing the financial crisis.

    04/04/2009 7:17:13 PM PDT · by surfer · 35 replies · 1,523+ views
    PBS ^ | 4/3/2009 | Bill Moyers
    BILL MOYERS: Bill Black was in New York this week for a conference at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice where scholars and journalists gathered to ask the question, "How do they get away with it?" Well, no one has asked that question more often than Bill Black. The former Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention now teaches Economics and Law at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. During the savings and loan crisis, it was Black who accused then-house speaker Jim Wright and five US Senators, including John Glenn and John McCain, of doing favors for the...
  • Rules for conservative radicals

    03/29/2009 6:14:34 PM PDT · by surfer · 60 replies · 2,422+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 3/30/2009 | Andrew Breitbart
    A digital war has broken out, and the conservative movement is losing. Read the comment sections of right-leaning blogs, news sites and social forums, and the evidence is there in ugly abundance. Internet hooligans are spewing their talking points to thwart the dissent of the newly-out-of-power. We must not let that go unanswered. Uninvited Democratic activists are on a mission to demoralize the enemy - us. They want to ensure that President Obama is not subject to the same coordinated, facts-be-damned, multimedia takedown they employed over eight long years to destroy the presidency - and the humanity - of George...
  • Obama Years Ago Helped Fund Carbon Scheme He Is Now Pushing Through Congress

    03/25/2009 5:40:39 AM PDT · by surfer · 20 replies · 680+ views ^ | 3/25/2009 | Ed Barnes
    While on the board of a Chicago-based charity, Barack Obama helped fund a carbon trading exchange that will likely play a critical role in the cap-and-trade carbon reduction scheme he is now trying to push through Congress as president. In 2000 and 2001, while Barack Obama served as a board member for a Chicago-based charitable foundation, he helped to fund a pioneering carbon trading exchange that is likely to fill a critical role in the controversial cap-and-trade carbon reduction scheme that President Obama is now trying to push rapidly through Congress. During those two years, the Joyce Foundation gave nearly...
  • Freep this poll...will Fed's Trillion Dollar Plan Work?

    03/19/2009 11:19:19 AM PDT · by surfer · 12 replies · 575+ views
    Freep this poll... Will the Fed's Trillion Dollar Plan Work? * 1534 responses Yes 35% No 53% Undecided 12% Not a Scientific Survey. Results may not total 100% due to rounding.