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  • Annual Thanksgiving Recipe thread

    11/18/2011 3:46:19 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 209 replies
    11/18/2011 | me
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner so I thought it would be fun for people to share their favorite recipes. I think this is the 3rd or 4th annual thread. Take one and/or leave one. ;o)
  • Today is the Last Day for Valour-IT

    07/14/2011 7:46:36 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 2 replies
    Blackfive ^ | 07/14/2011 | Blackfive
    First, I want you to see what your donations do. They put adaptive technology to use for troops that might otherwise be disconnected from their families, friends and brothers back in the war zone. I've seen it happen more than once when a wounded soldier or Marine gets on the laptop for the first time and lets his team in the war zone know that he's okay...

    04/27/2011 6:10:43 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 14 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 4/27/2011 | Drudge
    Headline only....
  • Report: Lieberman to announce retirement tomorrow

    01/18/2011 1:53:54 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 1/18/2011 | Allahpundit
    Snip~ Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman — deeply unpopular with voters in his home state — is unlikely to seek reelection, a knowledgeable source tells POLITICO ahead of the senator’s announcement on Wednesday… “After many thoughtful conversations with family and friends over the last several months, Sen. Lieberman made a decision about his future over the holidays which he plans to announce on Wednesday,” said Erika Masonhall, a Lieberman spokeswoman who declined to comment further… Snip~ Lieberman’s announcement comes on the heels of Tuesday’s declaration by Susan Bysiewicz, the former Connecticut secretary of state, that she plans to enter the 2012...
  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    11/14/2010 12:07:35 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 200 replies · 1+ views
    11/14/2010 | me
    This will be the 3rd annual Freeper Thanksgiving Recipes thread. We always get such great recipes and ideas for Turkey day. Take one and/or leave one.
  • Drudge: NYT LEAD MONDAY: Both parties see possibility of bigger Republican wins in House

    10/31/2010 3:48:21 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 126 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 10/31/2010 | Drudge
    NYT LEAD MONDAY: Both parties see possibility of bigger Republican wins in House than either side was talking about -- even few days ago... Developing...
  • BREAKING: Rick Sanchez Fired From CNN

    10/01/2010 3:26:51 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 378 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/1/2010 | Steve Krakauer
    CNN released this statement today: “Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well.“ They will broadcast CNN Newsroom from 3-5pm for the foreseeable future. Here’s more from the story earlier today: CNN’s Rick Sanchez is not happy with being made fun of constantly on The Daily Show and Colbert Report. It is from this jumping off point that he absolutely unleashed on Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, and at times his own network, on Pete Dominick’s satellite radio show yesterday. The big takeaway – Sanchez calls Stewart...
  • President George W Bush Greeting Troops at DFW (Video)

    08/18/2010 4:22:01 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 26 replies
    youtube ^ | 08/18/2010 | Me
    Many of you probably saw the Facebook photos of this event. This is a great video of the event with music and still shots. Get the tissues ready. (I search and didn't see it posted)
  • USO Dallas/Fort Worth's Photos - President Bush surprises the troops

    08/11/2010 5:34:41 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 90 replies
    Facebook ^ | 8/112010 | Facebook
    Title says it all. Some great pics at the link!
  • SOURCE: CA Prop 8 held to be unconstitutional under due process and equal protection.

    08/04/2010 1:45:48 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 363 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 8/04/2010 | Drudge
    Court enjoins enforcement of Prop 8... Will be released at 2 pm pt... Judge strikes down 'Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California'..
  • AP reports senior U.S. military official says second sailor missing in Afghanistan found dead

    07/29/2010 4:51:21 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 07/29/2010 | Fox News
    Just a headline right now. Prayers for the family and all of our military.

    07/19/2010 4:51:07 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 235 replies · 7+ views
    Big Government ^ | 7/17/2010 | Andrew Breitbart
  • Donald Berwick Exemplifies the Obama Agenda

    07/07/2010 7:34:45 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 8 replies
    Red State ^ | 07/07/2010 | Ben Domenech
    The White House’s announcement today that they will bypass the nomination process of the United States Senate to recess appoint Donald Berwick as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is an act of unconscionable hubris. The White House claims this act is in response to “Washington game-playing”, accusing Republicans of planning to “stall the nomination” as long as possible. This is nothing more than a baldfaced lie. Republicans cannot stall this nomination — it is impossible for them to do so under Senate rules — as not one hearing has been called or scheduled. Even the...
  • MILES OF OIL CONTAINMENT BOOM in Warehouse- Just Sitting- Waiting For BP or US to Collect (Video!)

    06/08/2010 6:06:00 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 30 replies · 65+ views
    Gatewaypundit and Instapundit ^ | 6/8/2010 | Jim Hoft
    There are miles of floating oil containment boom in warehouse right now and the manufacturer Packgen says it can make lots more on short notice. There’s just one problem… No one will come get it. John Lapoint of Packgen in Auburn, Maine, says he’s got plenty of floating oil containment boom and can make lots more on short notice. There’s just one problem: no one will buy it from him. He’s already had a representative from BP visit his factory and inspect his product. The governor of Maine, John Baldacci, visited the facility and made a video plea to no...
  • National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair to Resign, Fox News Confirms

    05/20/2010 2:34:27 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 33 replies · 2,299+ views
    National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair to Resign, Fox News Confirms
  • Air Marshals Stop 'Shoe Bomb' Attempt On United Jet to Denver

    04/07/2010 7:22:59 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 4 replies · 894+ views
    Federal air marshals subdued a man who authorities say attempted to "light his shoes on fire" on a United flight from Washington Reagan to Denver Wednesday night, federal law enforcement officials told ABC News. Authorities say an explosive team is on the way to the airport, and that while the presence of explosives has not yet been confirmed, they believe it was an attempted "shoe bomb."
  • The Empire Strikes Back

    03/27/2010 2:43:45 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 50 replies · 1,479+ views
    Power Line ^ | 3/27/2010 | John Hinderacker
    We wrote here about the consequences of Obamacare that are beginning to be felt, even before its provisions are implemented: Caterpillar said Obamacare will cost it an additional $100 million in the first year; Medtronic warned that the new tax on its products "could force it to lay off a thousand workers;" Verizon told its employees that it "will likely have to cut healthcare benefits to offset the new costs;" and AT&T announced that it will record a $1 billion non-cash expense in the first quarter and "will be evaluating prospective changes to the active and retiree health care benefits...
  • Key Gitmo Detainee Ordered Released

    03/22/2010 2:11:28 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 18 replies · 989+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 3/22/2010 | JESS BRAVIN
    A suspected al Qaeda organizer once called "the highest value detainee" at Guantánamo Bay was ordered released by a federal judge in an order issued Monday. Mohamedou Ould Slahi was accused in the 9/11 Commission report of helping recruit Mohammed Atta and other members of the al Qaeda cell in Hamburg, Germany, that took part in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Military prosecutors suspected Mr. Slahi of links to other al Qaeda operations, and considered seeking the death penalty against him while preparing possible charges in 2003 and 2004.
  • Brad Ellsworth Abandons Stupak, Will Vote Yes

    03/19/2010 2:44:19 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 31 replies · 1,530+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 03/19/2010 | John McCormack
    Another big get for Dems: Rep Brad Ellsworth, a former Yes vote who shared the concerns of the Stupak dozen and was intensely wooed by both sides, will vote Yes on the Senate bill, his spokesman confirms to me. “He’s a Yes,” Jonathan Kott, communications director for Ellsworth, just said by phone. “He will vote in favor of health care reform.” A press release detailing his rationale is forthcoming from his office.
  • Alexander Haig, former secretary of state, dies

    02/20/2010 6:17:25 AM PST · by tsmith130 · 312 replies · 7,677+ views
    WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, who served Republican presidents and ran for the office himself, has died.
  • Live Thread Palin Speech at Tea Party Convention

    02/06/2010 6:02:02 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 21 replies · 2,690+ views
    02/06/2010 | Me
    On all cable networks.
  • I’ve been called a LOT of things…(Curt Schilling)

    01/16/2010 5:31:27 AM PST · by tsmith130 · 36 replies · 2,231+ views
    39 Pitches - Curt Schilling's blog ^ | 1/16/10 | Curt Schilling
    But never, and I mean never, could anyone ever make the mistake of calling me a Yankee fan. Well, check that, if you didn’t know what the hell is going on in your own state maybe you could….
  • Newark Liberty Airport Reportedly in Lockdown Over Security Breach

    01/03/2010 5:38:02 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 147 replies · 9,452+ views
    Fox Breaking News and via E-mail ^ | January 03, 2010 | Fox News
    Newark Liberty Airport Reportedly in Lockdown Over Security Breach
  • World at War DVD series (by Jeremy Isaacs - 1974)

    11/30/2009 10:02:29 AM PST · by tsmith130 · 31 replies · 934+ views
    11/30/2009 | me
    Has anyone watched or heard anything about this DVD series...good, bad or indifferent? Thinking about purchasing it as a gift for my son but I'd like input from someone who has seen it first. Thanks in advance!
  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    11/14/2009 1:34:58 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 252 replies · 5,532+ views
    11/14/2009 | me
    I did this last year and a lot of good recipes were posted so I thought I'd try it again. Take one and/or leave one!

    10/30/2009 3:36:04 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 140 replies · 9,524+ views
    Facebook ^ | 10/30/2009 | Sarah Palin
    Mark my words - tomorrow is the game changer! Tune in to hear common sense solutions that bury the false accusations that conscientious members of Congress have no solutions to meet America's health care challenges. If you're like me, shaking your head wondering why all the miscommunication between Washington and the American people who have been saying, "Please hear what we're saying about our desire for health care reform," then tomorrow will be a refreshing time of clarity for all. All Americans, and especially colleagues of House Republican Leader John Boehner: please listen to tomorrow's weekly GOP national address. Rep....
  • Big day for Hoffman after Palin endorsement: $116K

    10/23/2009 9:28:40 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 66 replies · 3,435+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Ed Morrissey
    Just how effective has Sarah Palin’s intervention in the NY23 special election been? Douglas Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate that got Palin’s endorsement, raised $116,000 in a single day, according to a source within the campaign. The source told me to refer back to Chris Cillizza’s coverage of the race at the Washington Post blog The Fix, which noted that Hoffman had raised $210,000 … over the course of a week. Stacy McCain confirmed this with another source in the campaign. He has a few updates as well on Democratic fundraising in the contest. If nothing else, this confirms the...
  • Best deal in Vegas?

    09/10/2009 1:15:40 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 37 replies · 948+ views
    09/10/2009 | me
    My son, who is in the Army stationed in Germany, will be home for Christmas. He and a buddy are planning a trip to Vegas over the new year. Anyone know of any good deals for a poor 2nd. Lt. and friend? I thought I read recently that there are a glut of hotel rooms in Vegas right now but can't remember where I read it. Any suggestions would be appreciated!
  • The Death Book for Veterans

    08/19/2009 1:23:51 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 12 replies · 1,212+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 08/18/09 | JIM TOWEY
    If President Obama wants to better understand why America's discomfort with end-of-life discussions threatens to derail his health-care reform, he might begin with his own Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He will quickly discover how government bureaucrats are greasing the slippery slope that can start with cost containment but quickly become a systematic denial of care. Last year, bureaucrats at the VA's National Center for Ethics in Health Care advocated a 52-page end-of-life planning document, "Your Life, Your Choices." It was first published in 1997 and later promoted as the VA's preferred living will throughout its vast network of hospitals...
  • CNN Reporter Reminds Anchor That Obama’s Ghana Reception Is Not ‘Unprecedented’

    07/12/2009 6:54:03 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 51 replies · 2,708+ views ^ | 7/11/2009
    Watch the CNN anchor 'twitch' when the Ghana reporter tells him something he didn't want to hear. Video is about 1 min. long. (
  • Rest in Peace [Jack Kemp has died]

    05/02/2009 6:49:34 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 241 replies · 17,109+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 5/2/5009 | Kathryn Jean Lopez
    After a lifetime of public service and a painful illness, Jack Kemp has died. Our prayers are with his family.
  • Sebelius Wins Senate Confirmation as Health Secretary Nominee

    04/28/2009 3:22:53 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 122 replies · 6,707+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4/28/2009
    The 65-31 vote came after Democrats urged quick action so that Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius could get to work leading the federal response to the flu outbreak.
  • U.S. Navy Arrives on Scene of Hijacked American Ship

    04/08/2009 6:28:05 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 283 replies · 11,468+ views
    Fox News ^ | 4/8/2009
    The U.S. is closing in on pirates that hijacked a U.S.-flagged ship off the coast of Somalia. According to a spokesman for the owner of the Maersk Alabama, which had been hijacked by pirates before American crew members were able to regain control of the vessel Wednesday, a U.S. Navy warship arrived at the scene Wednesday night. The ship's captain still is being held hostage on a smaller boat. Family members said Capt. Richard Phillips surrendered himself to the pirates to secure the safety of the crew. "What I understand is that he offered himself as the hostage," said Gina...
  • Thanksgiving Recipes

    11/15/2008 7:45:57 AM PST · by tsmith130 · 241 replies · 5,762+ views
    11/14/2008 | me
    Thanksgiving is just around the corner so I thought it would be fun for people to share their favorite recipes. Take one and/or leave one. ;o)
  • Sarah Palin to be on Greta Monday night

    11/07/2008 7:03:12 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 103 replies · 4,309+ views
    Fox News | 11/07/2008 | me
    Greta just announced Gov. Palin will be on her show Monday night. I think she said she's going to Alaska to talk to her. As I type this, Greta is talking to Rush about Gov. Palin
  • An email from Ireland to all of their brethren in the States…

    11/04/2008 12:25:59 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 13 replies · 2,661+ views
    Gretawire ^ | 11/04/2008 | E. Scott
    An email from Ireland to all of their brethren in the States…a point to ponder despite your political affiliation: ‘We, in Ireland, can’t figure out why you people are even bothering to hold an election in the United States. On one side, you had a pants wearing female lawyer, married to another lawyer who can’t seem to keep his pants on, who just lost a long and heated primary against a lawyer, who goes to the wrong church, who is married to yet another lawyer, who doesn’t even like the country her husband wants to run ! Now…On the other...
  • Obama's Attack Ad On Himself

    11/03/2008 5:42:01 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 13 replies · 812+ views
    Youtube ^ | 121/03/2008 | mkhammer
    This is pretty good. Wish it had been done earlier.
  • Palin Rally in Batavia, OH

    11/02/2008 4:33:23 PM PST · by tsmith130 · 104 replies · 4,388+ views
    cnn ^ | 11/02/2008
    Rally in Batavia Ohio
  • DRUDGE: Audio: Obama Tells Paper He Will Bankrupt Coal Industry...

    11/02/2008 8:48:49 AM PST · by tsmith130 · 109 replies · 4,543+ views
    Audio: Obama Tells Paper He Will Bankrupt Coal Industry...
  • Three-year-old Sarah Palin fan says "You BETCHA!"

    11/01/2008 8:10:15 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 14 replies · 797+ views
    Youtube ^ | 10/31/2008
    Eight seconds of pure cute!! (
  • Timely Abraham Lincoln Quote

    10/31/2008 7:41:22 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 32 replies · 3,218+ views
    You cannot help the poor by destroying the rich. You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong. You cannot bring about prosperity by discouraging thrift. You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. You cannot further the brotherhood of man by inciting class hatred. You cannot build character and courage by taking away men's initiative and independence. You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.
  • Schwarzenegger Campaigns for McCain in Columbus

    10/31/2008 6:35:53 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 25 replies · 1,045+ views
    youtube ^ | 10/31/2008
    Arnold campaigning for McCain in Ohio. He did a great job!! I did do a search. If it's a duplicate, please delete. (
  • H&C Breaking story of newly discovered book by Ayers & Dohrn

    10/30/2008 6:18:49 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 144 replies · 6,495+ views
    Fox News | 10/30/2008 | me
    A book entitled "Praire Fire" written by Ayers & Dohrn in 1974 has a dedication page to "all political prisoners in the US". Listed among those prisoners is Sirhan Sirhan, who killed Robert Kennedy.
  • Save Joe the Plumber: Help Pay His Back Taxes (KEX Radio-thon)

    10/18/2008 5:48:44 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 37 replies · 1,337+ views
    KEX Radio ^ | 10/18/2008 | KEX Radio
    WE MADE IT! Stay Tuned for more as we track down Joe The Plumber and deliver his money. We are raising money for Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher (aka: Joe the Plumber) to Pay his back taxes of $1200.00. Joe The Plumber also needs a plumbers license so we are looking to raise $500.00 to help Joe get a Plumbers License. Raised So far...... $000001826
  • Good news: Toledo moves to shut down Joe the Plumber

    10/16/2008 4:12:52 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 177 replies · 5,033+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 10/16/2008 | Allahpundit
    Look on the bright side. The media’s finally starting to vet acquaintances of Barack Obama. Wurzelbacher registered as an apprentice with the Ohio State Apprenticeship Council in November 2003, according to Dennis Evans, spokesman with the Department of Job and Family Services. Records show his training, which was sponsored by A & W Newell Co. of Toledo, should have been wrapped last year. “We don’t have a record of completion,” Evans said. “All we know is that he registered in the program and has gone through to the point where we should have record of completion, but we don’t.” And...
  • Two McCain Ads (

    10/12/2008 6:54:07 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 11 replies · 606+ views ^ | 10/12/2008 |
    Two good ads. I think they're internet only right now.
  • Calling on all PUMAs to consider not spliting your ticket this year.

    10/11/2008 8:19:14 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 49 replies · 1,255+ views
    HRC Forum ^ | 10/10/2008 | HRC Forum member
    As there is a growing chance that Obama may win the presidency, I beg you to swallow hard and to vote Republican down the ticket also. As you may have noticed, Republicans are not evil. We can not afford to not have checks and balances in our government if Obama is Pres. Can you imagine what will become of this country if he has a majority in the Senate and the House? PLEASE think about it. I ask for the future of my children.
  • Clinton supporters sharing evidence for RICO case against Obama campaign

    10/11/2008 5:24:12 AM PDT · by tsmith130 · 51 replies · 3,082+ views
    HillBuzz ^ | 10/10/2008 | HillBuzz
    If you haven’t been a regular here at HillBuzz, you might not know about Gigi Gaston’s documentary “We Will Not Be Silenced” on the caucus fraud deliberately orchestrated by the Obama campaign during the primaries. Voter intimidation, registration fraud, vandalism, threats of violence, you name it, Obama’s supporters did it. For veterans of the McGovern ‘72 campaign who remembered thugs and hooligans engaged in similar tactics in service of their own far left candidate, the actions of Obama’s followers were so bad that even people who’ve lived through the last 36 years of ups and downs in America testified that...
  • Anyone watching this farce of a Pelosi press conference?

    09/28/2008 2:35:27 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 241 replies · 5,628+ views
    9/28/2008 | me
    Surrounded by Reid, Franks and Dodd. I can't watch anymore...I threw a lamp through my TV.
  • Big Scoop Coming Down Tonight

    09/21/2008 5:56:53 PM PDT · by tsmith130 · 46 replies · 302+ views
    Ace of Spades HQ and Mypetjawa ^ | 09/21/2008 | Ace of Spades and Mypetjawa
    From Ace's site: Probably at about midnight or just before. It's Rusty's story. It'll be posted later. Midnight ET or maybe a bit after. The basics? Axelrod's astroturfing. An attempt to get a blatantly dishonest anti-Palin ad to go "viral" on YouTube. Gross deception in pumping out fake "amateur grassroots" ads which are really cooked up by a big PR firm strongly connected to David Axelrod and Obama's officially-acknowledged ads. And likely bright-line violations of electioneering laws, which require those putting out "electioneering communications" to disclose the true creator and sponsor of such ads. Oh, Yeah: I forgot to say:...