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  • This is for all you N/E Free Republicers...

    07/27/2015 11:31:37 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 51 replies
    27 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    I would like to take my wife to the N/E United States to do some Falltime "Leak Peepin"
  • Free Republic Tech Support HELP!

    07/25/2015 11:50:23 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 26 replies
    25 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Ok all my desktop(Gateway) died last week and it will be awhile before I will be able to get a replacement(we are looking a Dell Desktop), anyway we have an ASUS Laptop that will have to do for now and I am looking at either a Print Server for printing or getting a whole new wireless Printer, any suggestions/recommendations?
  • Question... (Vanity)

    07/24/2015 7:12:49 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 32 replies
    24 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Ok all what was the last 3 books that you have read/listened to AND what have been the last 2 movie you have seen(Theatre, Netflix Hulu)? X-tra Credit; Tell us what you thought of one of them.
  • My promised article concerning McCain and the USS Forrestal(CV-59) Fire

    07/23/2015 12:28:26 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 82 replies
    23 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    I will not use Wikipedia as some people have BUTTHURT with Wiki. This is what is will use:
  • McCain and the USS Forrestal fire.

    07/21/2015 6:14:51 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 92 replies
    21 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    I will tonight be posting a piece exclusively on Free Republic about McCain and the USS Forrestal fire. This will HOPEFULLY put to rest ALL of the BS that is posted here concerning this event.
  • Who should Trump go after next?

    07/20/2015 11:30:12 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 70 replies
    20 Julu 2015 | US Navy Vet
    I say he should go after BOTH Jebby and Rove with BOTH barrels Blazing!
  • The unbelievable reasons why the Pentagon wants soldiers disarmed on bases

    07/17/2015 6:18:23 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 68 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 17, 2015 | By Newsmachete
    Last year, radical Muslim Nidal Hasan murdered 13 unarmed American soldiers and wounded 30 others. Thank you, George H.W. Bush! Yesterday, radical Muslim Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez murdered four unarmed American soldiers. Thank you, George H.W. Bush! Yes, it former President Bush whom we must thank for this, for it was he who put into place a regulation stating that American soldiers off the frontlines, for the most part, must be unarmed. (Clinton perpetuated it, but Bush started it.) That makes them sitting ducks for a single radical Muslim with a gun, who can casually go and shoot one soldier at...
  • Israel and Saudi Arabia present united front over Iran deal

    07/15/2015 5:57:39 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 16 replies
    Telegraph Media Group ^ | 14 Jul 2015 | By Richard Spencer, Middle East Editor and Robert Tait, Jerusalem
    Iran's enemies unsettled by its deal with the West, but Bashar al-Assad of Syria says it is 'a great victory' The nuclear deal with Iran caused fury in Israel and consternation around the region at the likely increase in influence and resources of a newly enriched Iran. Most telling was the loudest expression of support. "I am happy that the Islamic Republic of Iran has achieved a great victory by reaching an agreement," President Bashar al-Assad of Syria said in a message to his Iranian opposite number, Hassan Rouhani. "In the name of the Syrian people, I congratulate you and...
  • OK all I have a Computer Tech Problem/Question...

    07/14/2015 10:46:16 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 51 replies
    14 July 2015 | US Navy Vet desktop Gateway(500 GB HD, 6 G of Memory, Windows 7) will not boot up, it just gets to the "Windows" Logo and sits and then just goes into the "Boot Up" process again and again. ---SIGH--- Any ideas would help.
  • 'Long lost brothers' Bill Clinton and George W. Bush...

    07/10/2015 7:42:04 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 36 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10 July 2015 | By Elaine O'flynn For Mailonline and Reuters
    ...give gushing interview and say Hillary and Jeb will treat each other with respect... but do we believe them? Self-proclaimed 'long lost brothers' George W. Bush and Bill Clinton shared a stage in a rare joint appearance in Texas on Thursday - to claim the current presidential campaign between their family members will be conducted with respect. The two former presidents - who have become friends in their retirement despite being from opposing parties - spoke about the contest that has seen Bill's wife Hillary seek the Democratic nomination and George's brother Jeb go after the Republican one. Both men...
  • Parents say McDonald's minion toy is swearing

    07/10/2015 6:23:56 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 10, 2015
    Either this is a brilliant marketing campaign or McDonald's has egg on its face. Customers have complained that a talking minions toy included in recent Happy Meals uses curse words. Alexis Hernandez said her 5-year-old daughter, Julissa, opened up the minion toy from her McDonald's Happy Meal while she was sitting in the back seat of their car and what they heard immediately got their attention. Hernandez said she heard, "What the F-," (expletive) followed by "All be damned." The little girl's grandmother thought Julissa said it at first. "She said, 'no that wasn't me, that's the minion, that's the...
  • 12-year-old boy facing murder charge has had violent examples

    07/09/2015 7:08:27 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 9 replies
    Omaha World-Herald(Buffets Rag) ^ | July 9, 2015 | By Maggie O’Brien and Alissa Skelton
    The father of a 12-year-old Omaha boy charged with first-degree murder is serving a life sentence in Minnesota for killing a man in 2010. Javaris Eugene Milton, 37, was convicted of first-degree murder in what Minneapolis authorities said was a marijuana-related robbery attempt. The crime is eerily similar to accusations that the boy, Jarrell Milton, his older brother and another teenager are facing in Douglas County.
  • Kent Hovind is FREE!

    07/09/2015 5:10:28 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 12 replies
    09 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    He was released yesterday afternoon and is back home in Pensacola, FL.
  • Went to see the "Max the Dog" movie tonight. I HIGHLEY RECOMMEND IT!

    07/03/2015 6:35:04 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 30 replies
    03 July 2015 | US Navy Vet
    A tough guy like me EVEN teared up a couple of times!

    07/03/2015 9:02:33 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 Jul 2015 | by BRENT BOZELL III
    ...CONGRESS AN ‘UNHOLY MESS,’ MOST REPUBLICANS ARE REALLY DEMOCRATS Every conservative who cares about the unholy mess known as Congress should visit (CR) and examine the “Liberty Score.” Every liberal who wonders how conservatives view their elected leaders should examine it as well. The “Liberty Score” is refreshingly (and painfully) honest, as opposed to other scorecards that have been known to be compromised. It separates the wheat from the chaff and the frauds from the champions. It tells you who the real conservative heroes are, who comes close, and who doesn’t deserve to be in the same sentence with...
  • OK all I am SEROIUSLY thinking about "Cutting the Cable" any suggestions on...

    06/30/2015 6:00:04 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 96 replies
    30 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    ...Internet and getting a FEW Channels(Fox News, History, H2, and AHC etc...)?
  • Has anyone seen the "Max the Dog" movie yet and if so what did you think?

    06/29/2015 8:47:14 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 11 replies
    29 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Just wondering if it worth my time/money to go see it?
  • Any one here know anything about the Timing Belt on a 2004 Chevy Aveo?

    06/24/2015 11:34:27 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 86 replies
    24 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    My daughter's car's Timing Belt Broke this morning(she thinks) and we are deciding whether to fix it or get rid of it.
  • Ok all I have 1 lb of browned hamburger meat(the 93% stuff) and...

    06/13/2015 9:26:02 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 105 replies
    13 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    ...I need some ideas/recipes for tonight. My wife had put this on Thursday Night to thaw but we forget about it til this morning. I just browned it.
  • I have ONE Question for the Next(Hopefully Conservative) President...

    06/11/2015 6:13:58 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 52 replies
    11 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    ...Will He/She know how and will he/she be WILLING to go deep with US Gov Firings? We need to REMOVE the SCUM that is our "Government"!
  • The Promise And Problem Of A Big GOP Field(PROJECTILE VOMIT ALERT)

    06/11/2015 6:06:28 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 8 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 11, 2015 | Tokyo Karl Rove
    Republican voters like having plenty of options but could quickly sour on negative campaigns. The Republican presidential primary is a jumbled mass of competitors, with new ones joining the jostling for support seemingly every week. Meanwhile, the Democrats have more a coronation than a contest, with one figure ignoring the rabble en route to the nomination. So why did a May 18 Pew Research Center poll find that 57% of Republicans have an excellent or good impression of their party’s candidates, while 54% of Democrats have an excellent or good impression of theirs? Bigger fields and active contests sometimes generate...
  • How America Squandered a Superpower

    06/09/2015 6:57:23 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 15 replies
    American Conservative ^ | 09 June 2015 | By Patrick J. Buchanan
    Toward the end of the presidency of George H.W. Bush, America stood alone at the top of the world—the sole superpower. After five weeks of “shock and awe” and 100 hours of combat, Saddam’s army had fled Kuwait back up the road to Basra and Bagdad. Our Cold War adversary was breaking apart into 15 countries. The Berlin Wall had fallen. Germany was reunited. The captive nations of Central and Eastern Europe were breaking free. Bush I had mended fences with Beijing after the 1989 massacre in Tiananmen Square. Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin were friends. The president declared the...
  • Charles Manson prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi dies at 80

    06/09/2015 6:06:06 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 21 replies
    AP via Fox News ^ | June 09, 2015
    LOS ANGELES – Vincent Bugliosi, a prosecutor who parlayed his handling of the Charles Manson trial into a career as a bestselling author, has died, his son said Monday night. He was 80 years old. Bugliosi, who had struggled with cancer in recent years, died Saturday night at a hospital in Los Angeles, his son, Vincent Bugliosi Jr., told The Associated Press. Bugliosi Jr. said his father had "an unflagging dedication to justice" in everything he did.
  • Admiral: Corrosion Damage on F/A-18 Hornets ‘Caught Us by Surprise’

    06/08/2015 11:29:41 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 26 replies
    The extent of corrosion damage on the U.S. military’s F/A-18 Hornet fleet is requiring more maintenance than expected, an admiral said. The Navy and Marine Corps are flying the legacy fighter jets longer than planned — 10,000 flight hours, up from 6,000 flight hours — because of delays in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, according to Rear Adm. Michael Manazir, the service’s director of air warfare. As a result, the 1980s-era, twin-engine aircraft is experiencing a high degree of wear and tear, including corrosion. “The corrosion impacts, I would say, caught us by surprise,” he said this week during...
  • Suicide rate of female military veterans is called 'staggering'

    06/08/2015 8:11:06 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 38 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 08 June 2015 | By Alan Zarembo
    ew government research shows that female military veterans commit suicide at nearly six times the rate of other women, a startling finding that experts say poses disturbing questions about the backgrounds and experiences of women who serve in the armed forces.. Their suicide rate is so high that it approaches that of male veterans, a finding that surprised researchers because men generally are far more likely than women to commit suicide. "It's staggering," said Dr. Matthew Miller, an epidemiologist and suicide expert at Northeastern University who was not involved in the research. "We have to come to grips with why...
  • Tomato Question...

    06/05/2015 8:42:34 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 77 replies
    05 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Ok all, I have 5 Potted Tomato Plants(got then from via Bamgaars) how do I make sure that these plants bloom and "create" Tomatoes and just do no "create" Leaves? They all are growing real good(tripled in size in 3 weeks).
  • Battle of Midway 03-06 June 1942

    06/03/2015 7:26:11 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 60 replies
    03 June 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Some thing to remember(73 years ago today)
  • Army Rolls Out Plan to Field New Camouflage Pattern.

    06/02/2015 6:09:35 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 80 replies
    The U.S. Army has laid out a plan to outfit soldiers with the service's new camouflage pattern that uniform officials maintain will perform as well as the MultiCam pattern troops wear in Afghanistan. Col. Bob Mortlock, the head of the Army's Project Manager Soldier Protection and Individual Equipment, sat down with reporters to discuss the long-awaited roll-out of the new Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP. Mortlock described the adoption of the new pattern as an important step for the Army. "It's important to the Army, and the reason it is important to the Army is because it is all about...
  • The Iowa Straw Poll is dead whether it happens or not.

    05/29/2015 8:36:22 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 26, 2015 | By Steve Deace
    Nobody screws up a one-car funeral, or kills the goose that lays the golden egg, quite like the Republican Party establishment. Such is the plight of a political party lead by people who don’t share the same basic values as its base. This puts the GOP in a constant state of inner turmoil. For example, just six months after a historic midterm election victory only 23 percent of Republicans believe their party’s leaders have kept their campaign promises, according to a new Pew Research poll. At the epicenter of this dysfunctional family lies my native state of Iowa: Home to...
  • Live coverage: Solemn tributes for Kerrie Orozco at services, on streets

    05/26/2015 12:09:56 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 12 replies
    Omaha World Herald ^ | 26 May 2015 | By Jeffrey Robb, Christopher Burbach and Maggie O’Brien
    A saddened, solemn community folded Officer Kerrie Orozco into its embrace Tuesday before letting her go. Hundreds of family members, friends and colleagues in blue attended Orozco’s funeral at St. John’s Catholic Church at Creighton University. Law enforcement officers and firefighters from around the Omaha metro area — and around the country — flowed over by the thousands into additional viewing areas. And Orozco’s fellow citizens lined her funeral procession route from downtown Omaha to her final resting spot in Council Bluffs to show respect for her service. The Rev. William Bond, who presided over the Catholic funeral service, called...
  • Gardening Thread/So what plants have each of you put in as of yet?

    05/20/2015 6:59:43 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 27 replies
    20 May 2015 | US navy Vet
    I put in(pots) 5 varieties of Tomato from this outfit(got them all at Bamgaars)( and one Pepper Plant(also in a pot).
  • Obama Achieves the Impossible: He’s United Israel and Saudi Arabia

    05/19/2015 9:48:39 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 50 replies
    New York Observer ^ | 05/19/15 | By Kalman Sporn
    From Left to Right: Mati Weiderpass, Ted Cruz, Kalman Sporn and Heidi Cruz at a literal fireside chat in Mr. Weiderpass’ apartment. A nuclear-armed Tehran presents an urgent threat to freedom. Opposing the Iran deal are two unlikely allies, Saudi Arabia and Israel. And it’s just the latest sign of a thaw in a relationship that proves the wisdom of the old Sanskrit proverb, “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” Saudi Arabia officially dropped the Arab boycott against Israel in 2005 as a condition of joining the World Trade Organization. Last July, Prince Turki Al Faisal, Saudi Ambassador...
  • OK all, what book(s) are you reading now or have you read in the last 6 months?

    05/19/2015 6:48:49 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 153 replies
    19 May 2015 | US Navy Vet
    OK I'll Start; I am now reading this, and this is next "On-Deck",
  • Anyone on here watch "Criminal Minds" and if so what were your thoughts?

    05/18/2015 1:05:14 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 58 replies
    18 May 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Just wondering(I watched a lot of episodes on Netflix and got kinda "Hooked").
  • Former House Speaker Jim Wright dead at 92

    05/06/2015 9:01:28 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 67 replies
    AP via Fox News ^ | May 06, 2015
    DALLAS – Jim Wright, a veteran Texas congressman who was the first House speaker in history to driven out of office in midterm, has died. He was 92. The Harveson and Cole funeral home says Wright died early Wednesday morning. He'd been living at a nursing home in Fort Worth. Wright represented the Fort Worth area for 34 years, beginning with his election in 1954. He was the Democratic majority leader in the House for a decade, rising to the speakership in January 1987, to replace Tip O'Neill. But after about two years as House speaker, Wright was charged with...
  • On to ANOTHER Topic... (Mushroom Vanity)

    04/28/2015 9:46:23 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 32 replies
    28 April 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Morel Mushrooms
  • Does any one have a list of Tax Day "Freebees"?

    04/15/2015 11:24:56 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 9 replies
    15 April 2015 | US navy Vet
    Just Wondering.
  • State senator won’t back down, apologize for saying he’d shoot a cop

    03/27/2015 10:14:36 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 43 replies
    Fox News dot com ^ | March 27, 2015 | By Deena Winter
    LINCOLN, Neb. — State Sen. Sen. Ernie Chambers isn’t backing down. The state lawmaker from Omaha defiantly stood Thursday on the floor of the Nebraska Legislature and rejected many of his colleagues’ calls for him to apologize — or even resign — for comparing cops to ISIS terrorists and suggesting he’d shoot a cop if he weren’t nonviolent and had a gun. “I meant what I said and I said what I meant,” Chambers said. He said the irony is that lawmakers were discussing freedom of expression on Wednesday, and said it was ignorant and “idle talk” to suggest taking...
  • Ernie Chambers faces criticism for comparing police to ISIS

    03/26/2015 6:22:47 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 5 replies
    Omaha World-Herald(Buffet's RAG) ^ | March 25, 2015 | By Paul Hammel
    LINCOLN — State Sen. Ernie Chambers touched off a firestorm of criticism Wednesday after comments surfaced in which he compared police officers to the terrorist group that has beheaded American journalists and other captives during its violent takeover of parts of Syria and Iraq. During a public hearing Friday about a bill involving concealed handguns, Chambers said residents of his north Omaha district were more in fear of police than of extremist groups such as the Islamic State. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . “My ISIS is the police. Nobody...
  • Prayer Request

    03/12/2015 3:28:27 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 41 replies
    12 March 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Please pray for me and my work partner(his name is Tim), we are presently doing a HUGE Multi-Million $ Computer Equipment Inventory at work(USSTRATCOM Offutt AFB, NE) anyway we need to find and account for over 850 Line Items. Who knows where this stuff have been moved to since the last inventory(8 month ago).
  • Tom Selleck: 'Blue Bloods' is 'as good as any dramatic show on television'

    03/12/2015 8:00:39 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 59 replies
    Fox ^ | March 12, 2015 | By Paulette Cohn
    LOS ANGELES – Despite being Friday night's most-watched program, "Blue Bloods," which averages 13.69 million viewers, doesn't get the ink from the critics that other shows do, and series star Tom Selleck, who plays Police Commissioner Frank Reagan, doesn't understand the reason. "The work on the show is superb," Selleck tells "It is truly an adult drama. I have no idea why. I think that kind of perception is fostered by people who haven't really seen it. I say that we are as good as any dramatic show on television." This Friday, March 13, "Blue Bloods" airs an episode...
  • So anyone other than ME get SUPRISED(BAD) when doing Taxes this year! THIS SUX!

    03/08/2015 7:31:11 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 37 replies
    8 March 2015 | US Navy Vet
    We(my wife and I) actuallu OWE LESS filing separatly.
  • Documents show the expensive tastes of Jeb Bush’s low-key wife

    02/23/2015 6:31:02 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 45 replies
    Washington ComPost ^ | February 22 2015 | By Karen Tumulty and Alice Crites
    In 1999, Columba Bush, the famously private wife of then-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, was detained and fined by federal customs officials for misrepresenting the amount of clothing and jewelry she had bought while on a solo five-day shopping spree in Paris. The incident left the Florida first lady deeply mortified and her husband politically chagrined. Jeb Bush said the first lady had misled customs officials because she did not want him to know that she had spent about $19,000 on the trip. “The embarrassment I felt made me ashamed to face my family and friends,” Columba Bush said in a...
  • The Tragedy of the American Military

    12/31/2014 7:28:09 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 88 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | by James Fallows
    The American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously. The result is a chickenhawk nation in which careless spending and strategic folly combine to lure America into endless wars it can’t win. In mid-September, while President Obama was fending off complaints that he should have done more, done less, or done something different about the overlapping crises in Iraq and Syria, he traveled to Central Command headquarters, at MacDill Air Force Base in Florida. There he addressed some of the men and women who would implement whatever the U.S. military strategy turned...
  • OK I have a question; Why is it the ENTRIRE Washington DC "Establishment" FEARS Ted Cruz?

    12/30/2014 10:18:26 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 126 replies
    30 Dec 2014 | US Navy Vet
    Just Wondering...
  • Rep. Michael Grimm to resign after admitting to tax evasion(BYE BYE)!

    12/30/2014 5:43:38 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 8 replies
    · ^ | December 30, 2014
    Rep. Michael Grimm announced late Monday that he plans to resign, one week after the Republican Staten Island congressman admitted to federal tax evasion. Grimm, who was re-elected to a third term representing New York's 13th District in November, said in a statement that he would step down effective Jan. 5. "This decision is made with a heavy heart, as I have enjoyed a very special relationship and closeness with my constituents, whom I care about deeply," he said. "The events which led to this day did not break my spirit, nor the will of the voters. However, I do...
  • Ok all what are you personal goals for 2015?

    12/19/2014 4:08:07 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 188 replies
    19 Dec 2014 | US Navy Vet
    Ok I'll start...
  • IRS warns of possible shutdown (AWWWW)

    12/18/2014 12:49:09 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 55 replies
    POLITICO LLC ^ | | 12/18/14 | By Rachael Bade
    The IRS is considering its own temporary shutdown due to recent budget cuts enacted by Congress, its chief said Thursday. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said furloughs — forced unpaid days off for employees as part of an IRS closure — is one idea reluctantly being tossed about to save money, though they are hoping they will not have to go there. Story Continued Below . . “There is no way we can say right now that that won’t happen,” Koskinen told reporters at a press conference on the upcoming tax season. “Again, I would stress that would be the last...
  • Well I did it tonight....

    12/15/2014 4:15:42 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 50 replies
    15 Dec 2014 | US Navy Vet
    ...I re-registered as an Independent today. Bye Bye GOP-e 4-Ever!
  • Ok all I have a Lawn/Gardening Question...

    12/15/2014 7:45:44 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 36 replies
    15 Dec 21014 | US Navy Vet
    I have about 1.5 acres of land in my back yard and I need advice on what/when to plant on it so all the dirt does now wash down to the bottom. Whatever I plant/seed needs to come in thick and fast. My daughter had 2 horses back there and now the land is pretty bare.