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  • Freeper Decides not to Run for President in 2008

    12/04/2006 1:14:12 PM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 46 replies · 764+ views
    Vanity | 12/04/2006 | YDR
    Cincinnati (FR) - The completely unknown and cordially disliked Free Republic poster "You Dirty Rats" announced today from his PC that he is not a candidate for the Republican nomination for President for 2008. "After carefully consideration of the chances of victory, I have decided against a run for 2008," he said. YDR noted that his negatives were much less than over half of the Representatives and Senators who have either announced a run, considered running or have issued statements that they aren't running. "Lots of people have seen Jimmy Cagney movies, and they might vote for me on that...
  • FREEPERS, it is time for PAYBACK! The ULTIMATE RINO must suffer the consequences of Tuesday!

    11/10/2006 5:22:19 PM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 215 replies · 4,415+ views
    vanity | November 10, 2006 | YDR
    Since Tuesday almost all of us have been saddened and angered because we lost Congress to the 'Rats. Why? How did our united, magnificent victory in 2004 end up achieving so little and lead us to defeat in 2006? There are many reasons, but tonight I focus on ONE. IMHO the term "RINO" is overused. While looking at an ACU rating list I noticed only one Republican Senator with a score below 50 and below any 'Rat Senator - Chafee. I felt he was the only Senate RINO. But there is another -- far, far worse. He had a lifetime...

    06/21/2006 6:06:05 PM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 126 replies · 2,996+ views
    CNN | 06-21-2006 | CNN
    Larry King and Nine Harpies. Truly Frightening.
  • The Next Single Issue That Will Destroy America?

    05/26/2006 11:37:33 AM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 36 replies · 387+ views
    Vanity | 05-26-2006 | YDR
    The passage of Senate Bill 2611 and the possibility that much of that Bill could become Law after a Conference Committee has inspired some posters to claim that this event will destroy America. Never mind that other single issues have each already destroyed our beloved country -- NAFTA, GATT, CAFTA, Terry Schiavo, The Election of Ah-Nold, Failure to nuke China after they shot down our plane, Harriet Miers, Specter to Chair Judiciary, black helicopters -- the immigration peril, it is alleged, will finish us off once and for all. Assuming that our fragile country somehow manages to survive a Law...
  • Tony Snow: JRB At Bottom Of The List

    10/28/2005 5:41:09 AM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 58 replies · 1,368+ views
    550 WKRC (Radio Broadcast) | 9-27-2005 | Tony Snow
    Just heard Tony Snow on a local radio show on 55KRC in Cincinnati (he's from this area) prior to his own show. He listed candidates for SCOTUS, but he put Janice Rogers Brown at the bottom of the list. He felt that it would be great entertainment like the Jerry Springer Show, but not very edifying as a Constitutional exercise.
  • Reaction of President Bush to Campaign Against His Nominee

    10/25/2005 8:26:12 PM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 37 replies · 918+ views
    Vanity | 10-25-2005 | YDR
  • Griswold V. Connecticut -- Justice Black's Dissent

    10/14/2005 1:27:57 PM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 34 replies · 1,001+ views
    United States Supreme Court - Justice Black ^ | June 7, 1965 | Justice Hugo Black
    I repeat, so as not to be misunderstood, that this Court does have power, which it should exercise, to hold laws unconstitutional where they are forbidden by the Federal Constitution. My point is that there is no provision of the Constitution which either expressly or impliedly vests power in this Court to sit as a supervisory agency over acts of duly constituted legislative bodies and set aside their laws because of the Court's belief that the legislative policies adopted are unreasonable, unwise, arbitrary, capricious or irrational. The adoption of such a loose flexible. uncontrolled standard for holding laws unconstitutional, if...
  • My Freeper Mom, Bomb-Thrower

    10/12/2005 12:48:16 PM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 28 replies · 1,578+ views
    e-mail | 10-12-2005 | GoldwaterChick
    Just came back from a meeting to simplify the features of the new Medicare prescription program and listening to some of the questions of feeble-minded citizens. One woman with a Russian accent wanted to know why all the European countries really take care of their elderly and why can't our Government do the same? Mike Fitzpatrick, our new and young Congressman, handled her very well. I wanted to ask her if Europe is so wonderful, why did she come here? And she's probably collecting Social Security without having paid anything into it as well! But I did stand up, very...
  • U.S. Prepares For HUGH Game With Mexico

    09/04/2005 8:03:20 AM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 2 replies · 307+ views
    ESPN Soccernet ^ | 09-03-2005 | ESPN
    Link to Video
  • DeWine Highly Doubts He Will Be Court Pick

    07/02/2005 4:39:45 PM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 34 replies · 1,301+ views
    The Plain Dealer ^ | 07-02-2005 | Sabrina Eaton
    Washington- Senate Judiciary Committee member Mike DeWine, who was mentioned by Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid on Tuesday as a potential Supreme Court pick, doesn't anticipate being nominated. "I'm on the short list, just the wrong short list," he joked. DeWine, an Ohio Republican, compared the intense public kibitzing over Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's successor to "watching the speculation for the next pope." Because O'Connor was a swing vote in many cases, DeWine said, whoever fills her slot could shape the court for years to come. He said he plans to scrutinize case decisions and writings of whomever Bush selects...
  • Football coach was Shot on School Campus

    04/08/2005 6:56:00 AM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 62 replies · 2,257+ views
    Associated Press via ^ | April 8, 2005 | Associated Press
    CANTON, Texas -- The father of a high school football player shot and wounded the team's coach Thursday, then fled in a truck loaded with weapons and tried to kill himself by slashing his wrists, authorities said. Jeffrey Doyle Robertson, 45, went to the school just after classes started and shot coach Gary Joe Kinne in the chest, apparently with a .45-caliber pistol, police said. The coach, who also is the school's athletic director, was in critical condition Friday at Trinity Mother Frances Health System in Tyler, said Lisa Morgan, the hospital's clinical coordinator. Robertson's pickup was found about two...
  • BREAKING: All incoming and outgoing flights STOPPED at Cincinnati/N. Kentucky International Airport

    02/13/2005 7:42:49 PM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 50 replies · 3,330+ views
    Channel 9 | 2-13-2005 | Channel 9 Cincinnati
    Unauthorized passenger got past security -- no details yet
  • Freepers I Shrunk Free Republic! HELP!

    12/13/2004 9:37:36 AM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 51 replies · 1,238+ views
    vanity | 12-13-2004 | YDR
    Somehow I did something while posting a comment and Free Republic now appears as shrunken text. Does anyone know how I can fix this? Otherwise, I'll need to buy some Joe Paterno Glasses!
  • Results in Ohio Still Contested (Death By Laughter Alert!)

    12/02/2004 6:01:10 AM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 72 replies · 4,130+ views
    Akron Beacon Journal ^ | 12/02/2004 | Steven Thomma
    Results in Ohio still contested Disgruntled voters seek recount, may file suit over Bush's victory. No proof of fraud found By Steven Thomma Knight Ridder Newspapers WASHINGTON - As Ohio counties certified election resultsWednesday, most showed that President Bush won the pivotal battleground state Nov. 2 and with it a second term. But the certifications didn't yet seal the results, and disgruntled groups alleging vote fraud plan to contest the state's results and demand a recount. One coalition of disgruntled voters and interest groups plans to seek a recount. Another plans to file a lawsuit with the state Supreme Court...

    11/16/2004 6:32:51 PM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 31 replies · 1,350+ views
    11/16/2004 | YDR
    All of the "Red State, Blue State" talk is nonsense, as are the discussions on Blue State secession, the needless worrying by Conservatives, and the whistling past the graveyard by Leftists praying for a miracle. The Election is over and the result is a clear, decisive victory for the Republicans. When the Congress is sworn in next January, Red Nation will be officially in power.There is a reason so many of the Lefties have lost their heads. It's funny, really. Their era is over and they know it. The decades of dominance from FDR on down started to turn our...
  • Trivial Pursuit for DUmmies

    11/10/2004 1:11:15 PM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 31 replies · 1,804+ views
    11/10/2004 | YDR
    1. Did GWB get more votes in Massachusetts or Kentucky?2. Texas gave GWB 4.5 million votes, the largest of any state. What state was second, with 4.4 million?3. Which state gave GWB more votes – South Carolina or Washington?4. Which was larger, the number of votes by which GWB won Florida, or the number by which he lost Pennsylvania, Michigan, Oregon, Wisconsin, AND New Hampshire, combined?5. How many of the eight states that gave GWB the most popular votes are blue states?6. Which gave GWB more popular votes, the eleven states of the Confederacy or the eleven blue states with...
  • Just call them -- the OUT OF THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA!!

    11/03/2004 8:58:48 AM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 6 replies · 37+ views
    11-03-2004 | YDR
    This election shows that "Old Media" is tired, losing and out of the mainstream. New Media Rocks!!! All Hail Free Republic, Bloggers, Talk Radio, etc.

    11/02/2004 10:47:14 AM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 37 replies · 222+ views
    11/02/2004 | YDR
    It's looking good for Dubya in 2004, but we need to plan ahead! Re-Elect President Bush in 2008!!
  • Elections 2004: Europe

    11/02/2004 9:48:22 AM PST · by You Dirty Rats · 17 replies · 207+ views
    11-02-2004 | YDR
    Place all comments and news items from Europe here.
  • Statistics for DUmmies and dummies.

    10/25/2004 11:14:54 AM PDT · by You Dirty Rats · 44 replies · 1,436+ views
    Vanity | 10/25/2004 | You Dirty Rats
    Polls for Pols. All we hear day after day, almost minute-by-minute are polls, polls, polls! Exactly what good are they? If you, like me, have had the masochism to take graduate-level statistics, then you know just how much nonsense is spewing from pollsters these days. Classic example -- "Statistical Dead Heat" If Dubya is up 3 point on Kerry and the "margin of error" is plus or minus four points, the media claims it is a "Statistical Dead Heat". Is that true? Well, no! Here's why. All of these "margin of error" numbers derive from probability laws of mathematics. The...