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  • Why Western leftists adore right-wing religious extremists abroad

    08/03/2016 8:30:16 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 22 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/2/'16 | Seth J. Frantzman
    When the history of the West is written it will say: they educated themselves to hate themselves and love what they hate about themselves in the other.On a fairly consistent basis people in the West embrace values abroad that they shun at home. This is particularly odd and contradictory among those who self-identify as “Left” and “liberal” and then embrace movements, leaders, ideologies and religions that are manifestly illiberal and right- wing extremist abroad. For instance American philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler said in 2006 that “understanding Hamas [and] Hezbollah as social movements that are progressive, that are on...
  • ‘President’ Hillary Clinton: Definition of a Nightmare

    07/13/2016 3:51:52 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 171 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 7/10/'16 | Donny Fuchs
    I rarely write about American politics. Here in Israel, existential national threats prevent me from dwelling on America’s problems. In Israel, Arabs butcher our thirteen-year-old daughters in their bedrooms and gun down our brothers and fathers, and the impotent leadership responds in typical fashion— with powerful speeches to comfort the bereaved. So naturally the demise of America cannot take up much of my time. But that doesn’t mean I’m disinterested. I am concerned with America’s welfare. As a Jew with a sense of history, I appreciate the haven America provided us throughout the last few centuries, when most countries offered...
  • Top 10 Most Insane & Mysterious Broadcast Interruptions

    07/11/2016 4:32:34 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/11/'16 | blameitonjorge
    Click on the link to watch this interesting video.
  • My Life and Shortwave Radio

    07/04/2016 9:24:15 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 144 replies
    Self | 7/4/'16 | Zionist Conspirator
    Way back in the early 70s, my mother's youngest brother (who was a seasonal worker for the US Army Corps of Engineers), as was his habit, brought his car over to our house while he was away on "the boat" (as we all called it). But this time he left something else . . . an very plain-looking, ordinary radio. Back in those days FM was still fairly exotic. AM was still king, and that's where most of the music and regular radio programming was. This little radio happened to have both AM and FM. But it had a third...
  • Favorite movies about a game?

    05/15/2016 8:08:48 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 92 replies
    Self | 5/15/'16 | Zionist Conspirator
    Searching for Bobby Fischer . . . The Hustler . . . The Natural . . . Hoosiers . . . The Big Lebowski . . . Some of the most memorable movies center around a game and dedication to mastering it. What are your favorite movies in which a game plays a central role? Board games, card games, sports . . . any games will do!
  • 100th annual Pulitzer Prize winners announced

    04/18/2016 2:34:42 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 3 replies
    Pulitzer.org ^ | 4/18/'16 | Pulitzer.org
    Click on the link to read the winners.
  • Rant on baseball and online radio (vanity)

    04/12/2016 8:11:50 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 24 replies
    4/12/'16 | Self
    Okay people. You all know that this year is the 100th anniversary of the Cubs' first season in Wrigley Field. You also know that as of last year the national version of WGN no longer carries Cubs games. The Chicago station does, but the "superstation" apparently makes more money showing episode after episode after episode of a show called "Bluebloods" (which I know absolutely nothing about) than it does showing the Cubbies. So I looked up the radio station that currently carries the games and found it online. Well guess what? At game time I get the very beginning but...
  • Esther and the King (1960)

    03/24/2016 11:56:54 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | 4/24/'13 | ClassicHollywood
    Click on the link to watch the movie.
  • Stalin and the Purim Miracle

    03/22/2016 10:24:28 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 21 replies
    Aish HaTorah ^ | Undated | Barbara Penn
    Jewish holidays are not merely a commemoration of an event in time. The time of year in which the amiracle occurred was an opportune time for the conception of that miracle. As we make our way toward the Purim holiday, we are entering a time zone in which the all the Haman's of the world can fail and Jewish redemption is born. The death and downfall of Stalin is an example of a miraculous, yet untold, modern day Purim story. Joseph Stalin, tyrant of communist Russia dubbed the invincible “man of steel,” who murdered approximately 20,000,000 of his own people,...
  • Reading of The Book of Esther Megillat Hebrew for Purim

    03/22/2016 10:07:59 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/13/'13 | Rabbi Moshe Weisblum
    Click on the link for the video.
  • Orthodox Judaism Opposes Human Rights

    02/15/2016 4:39:58 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 32 replies
    Weltanschaaung Kampf ^ | 2/12/'16 | Yehoishophot Oliver
    The words that we use matter. When we speak using terms from Torah, our intention is clear. We believe that Torah is the source of our moral values. But once we start using English terms and ideas, we enter a dangerous philosophical minefield. We use words thinking that we’re expressing Torah ideas, but without realizing it, we are employing secular ideas as well. One prime example is "human rights." People use this term as if it's some kind of innate, obvious Truth, yet they fail to explain why it is so. Where oh where do these "human rights" come from...
  • Yitro’s Surprising Influence

    01/27/2016 4:06:46 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 2 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 1/27/'16 | Rabbi Naphtali Hoff
    Yitro is one of the most enigmatic figures in the entire Torah. He is introduced to us as an adviser to Pharaoh (Sotah 11a) who was told about a plan to enslave and kill members of the Hebrew nation living in Egypt. In that meeting, Yitro counseled the Egyptian monarch not to harm the Hebrews. His first appearance in the lines of the written Torah occurs in parashat Shemos, as the father of Tziporah, who would marry Moshe Rabbeinu. In this week's parshah, Yitro comes with his daughter and grandsons and meets up with Moshe in the wilderness. Though warmly...
  • No One Is Safe

    01/27/2016 2:47:30 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 8 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 1/27/'16 | Donny Fuchs
    Victims of Arab TerrorIf one wants to comprehend the cruel ideology of Amalek, of a society so steeped in collective evil that the Torah insists upon collective destruction, one need only look at the latest Arab atrocity in the southern community of Otniel. A fifteen year old Arab teenager entered the home of Dafna Meir (may G-d avenge her blood!) and stabbed her to death in front of her children. A fifteen-year-old monster, whose father celebrated his murderous act. Arab society breeds such evil. In all likelihood, Dafna's killer was groomed to murder Jews from conception. Yet another Arab with...
  • Was "Sick" magazine politically conservative?

    01/24/2016 3:53:19 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 16 replies
    Self | 1/24/'16 | Zionist Conspirator
    When I was a little boy back in the 60s supermarkets sold comic books and there was a great variety in the regular magazine section. The latter often contained Famous Monsters of Filmland, Weird, Eerie, Creepy, and a whole slew of satire magazines, from the classic MAD to 10000 Jokes to CARtoons to Sick. I often looked with envy at the covers of these magazines but was unable to afford them--an amazing fact when I see what they were all selling for back then! I actually bought (or more likely wheedled my parents into buying for me) one issue of...
  • The Secret Of The Fifteenth Day

    01/20/2016 1:18:54 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 3 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 1/20/'16 | Roy S. Neuberger
    Six months ago I wrote about Tu B'Av, a Yom Tov that brings hope after the terrible events of Tisha B'Av. There is something about the fifteenth day of the Jewish month that relates to redemption. The first day of Pesach and the first day of Sukkos, as well as Tu B'Shevat and Shushan Purim, all occur on the fifteenth of the month. As we approach Tu B'Shevat, an appropriate question would be: Why is the fifteenth so special that momentous days of redemption consistently fall upon that day? What sets it apart from all the other days of the...
  • Jew Hunting Season

    01/13/2016 6:36:16 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 30 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 1/12/'16 | Donny Fuchs
    "Justice, justice, shall you pursue, that you thrive and occupy the land that the L-rd your G-d is giving you. (Deuteronomy 16:20) JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh Duma. Once upon a time, my only association with this unusual word was from a work of horror fiction from American novelist, Stephen King, "Duma Key." That association is gone forever. Non-fiction replaces fiction. Other horrors, true nightmares in every sense of the word, now come to mind. The Arab town of Duma. Some words transcend a specific time, place, or geological location. Deir Yassin was one such place. Duma will become another. It will...
  • A Deeper Torah Perspective: Trump, Obama, Hillary and the Elections

    01/13/2016 11:29:11 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 43 replies
    Israel Beyond YouTube ^ | 1/13/'16 | Rabbi Mendel Kessin
    Click on the link to view.
  • The Flame Must Burn!

    12/16/2015 1:26:09 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 4 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 12/16/'15 | Donny Fuchs
    I would like to share a critical point about Chanukah, now that the chag is over. It's not just about Chanukah. The ideas are relevant year-round. We must not confine discussions relating to the Maccabean Revolt to annual Chanukah celebrations, since the original noble war to preserve the Torah's sanctity continued well beyond the miracle of the oil. Since the battle against Hellenism will surely continue until the arrival of Moshiach, we must wage war against Hellenism in every generation, in a manner that recalls our unrelenting war with Amalek. Since the time when the Greeks first polluted our waters,...
  • The Truth About Hanukkah

    12/11/2015 12:08:18 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 12 replies
    Israellycool ^ | 12/21/'14 | Varda Epstein
    It’s Hanukkah and I am in hiding. I don't want to see Facebook posts and news items about weird creative Hanukkah candelabras in which each flame stands for some new-fangled liberal cause. I don't want to see the significance of potato pancakes explained to senators or read that Obama is Jewish in his soul. I want to keep Hanukkah close to my heart, away from those who would tamper with its true meaning which is this: The Jews fought a war against assimilation and won. Those flickering Hanukkah lights have nothing to do with equality, integration, and multiculturalism. They have...
  • Liberalism: Disease of the Mind, Sickness of the Soul

    12/09/2015 1:54:12 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 31 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 12/7/'15 | Donny Fuchs
    The modern Jew lusts after a new idolatry today, which tempts him in the same manner that an ancient Jew might have been attracted to Baal or Molach. With Chanukah upon us, we should remind ourselves that Matityahu and his zealous sons were certainly not liberal. Progressive thinking never got in the way of his sword. Matityahu would be horrified to see what happened in the aftermath of his great victories, yet he would have recognized the paganism of liberalism as an extension of Hellenistic thought. Liberalism rejects objective truth and the notion of an absolutely true Divine covenant. Liberalism...
  • What Is Darkness?

    12/02/2015 3:04:44 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 12 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 12/2/'15 | Roy S. Neuberger
    "Blessed are You, Hashem, our God, King of the Universe, Who forms light and creates darkness, makes peace and creates all." (Shacharis prayer) Like anything written by Chazal, these words are filled with eternal significance. What do they have to do with Chanukah? Plenty. What is darkness? Is it simply the absence of light or does it have substance in itself? Darkness is associated with suffering. "In the evening one lies down weeping, but with dawn . . . a cry of joy" (Tehillim 30). In Mitzrayim, during the ninth plague, the darkness was so thick it prevented the Egyptians...
  • How the GOP Went Zionist

    12/01/2015 9:21:22 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 16 replies
    Commentary ^ | 11/10/'15 | Tevi Troy
    Republicans are now among the Jewish state's most important friends. This was not always so.The movement to isolate Israel may be in full swing on college campuses across the country, and Israel may be the subject of ever-louder international denunciations, but when it comes to a Republican Party riven by squabbles, the Jewish state has become a unifying glue. Support for Israel is all but unanimous among the party's politicians in Washington, and in the presidential race, candidates vie to outdo one another when it comes to expressing their commitment to it; even the isolationist presidential candidate Rand Paul has...
  • Correcting cut-and-paste fonts

    11/04/2015 2:01:03 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 35 replies
    Self | 11/4/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    Many have remarked on the messed up fonts now appearing in so many posts. This can be avoided, though it is a bit of a bother. These bad fonts stem from cutting and pasting apostrophes (') and quotation marks ("). The marks produced from cutting and pasting these marks has always looked different from those caused by hitting the key on one's keyboard. Up until now, though, when posted they have been turned into apostrophes and quotation marks. That is no longer happening. While typing the marks on one's keyboard continues to work fine, cutting and pasting them does not....
  • Willis Carto is DEAD!!! Halleluqah!

    11/01/2015 8:45:39 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 56 replies
    Self | 11/1/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    According to Wikipedia (which we're not supposed to link to), just two days ago the death of Willis Carto (yimach shemo vezikhro!) was announced. A day the wicked die is a good day! Carto was the malignant center of the anti-Semitic web in the United States for some sixty years or so. Every anti-Semite in this country was linked to him in some way or another. He was also a disciple of the late, unlamented Francis Parker Yockey (y'sh"v!), an anti-Semite so vile that he advocated support for the Communist bloc as early as the 50s. Yockey also wrote the...
  • Spiritual Survival In An Immoral World

    09/22/2015 2:57:49 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 6 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 9/22/'15 | Rav Dovid Hofstedter
    On the upcoming Yom Tov of Sukkos, we will say the berachah of “Ata Bechartanu,” the blessing thanking Hashem for having chosen us from among the nations. Interestingly, that very closeness has been the cause of terrible persecution the Jews have experienced. Rav Yaakov Kamenetsky would say that those who have made us suffer for calling ourselves the “chosen” people do not realize that being chosen comes with extraordinary responsibilities as well, as we say in Selichos, “Ashamnu m’kol am – We are guiltier than all of the nations.” As the am hanivchar, it is our responsibility to uphold human...
  • For those who didn't know, John Birch Society is more anti-Israel than ever (vanity)

    09/03/2015 6:55:45 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 59 replies
    Self | 1/3/'15 | Self
    Some people are of the unfortunate opinion that the John Birch Society is militantly patriotic and a supporter of this nation's military. That is not the case, especially not now. The JBS always was a front group for the European right wing and our own domestic Jew-haters. It was the "blue lodge" for recruiting decent conservatives and, by exposing them a little bit at a time to the classic anti-Jewish line, to eventually recruit them into the anti-Semitic movement proper. But at least when I was a member some thirty years ago the Society's publications didn't openly take potshots at...
  • Does anyone remember this old board game?

    07/21/2015 8:51:14 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 44 replies
    Self | 7/21/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    Way back when I was a little kid there were occasional specials sponsored by the 3M company. I don't remember much about them but I do remember a certain commercial that ran during the telecasts. It was for a game 3M had created involving a small square board with holes in it and a set of pegs. The pegs were put in the holes and then other pegs were laid atop them. It struck me at the time because it seemed similar to a game we had at elementary school which consisted of a board and pegs, except that this...
  • Two Quick Opinions

    06/26/2015 12:35:53 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 33 replies
    Self | 6/26/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    I know I haven't been very active lately. Part of this is because the news is so unceasingly bad all the time that I simply must take breaks to keep from giving in to despair. But here are my thoughts on the implicit connection between two current raging headlines. In all but outlawing the rebel flag and all things Confederate, the Left is intentionally pushing buttons and trying to create a conflict. I understand how angry FReepers are, but I have read posts by FReepers saying they will now fly the rebel flag instead of the American flag (the Charleston...
  • For Pope's Environment Encyclical, an unusual line-up of presenters [tr]

    06/10/2015 12:41:21 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 7 replies
    Rorate-Caeli ^ | 6/10/'15 | Augustinus
    The Vatican has just revealed in today's Bollettino the line-up of speakers for the official presentation of the "Environment Encyclical", Laudato Si, on June 18 at the New Synod Hall. - Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, President of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace; - His Eminence Metropolitan John (Zizioulas) of Pergamon, representing the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Orthodox Church; - Prof. John Schellnhuber, Founding Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. Metropolitan John, 84 years old, is the Patriarchate of Constantinople's leading figure in ecumenical discussions and has long been close to the Catholic ecumenical establishment....
  • Letter from the Lubavitcher Rebbe about SSA

    05/06/2015 7:49:57 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 33 replies
    guardyoureyes.com ^ | 2/4/'86 | Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
    By the Grace of G-d 25th of Shevat, 5746 Brooklyn, N.Y. Greeting and Blessing: This is to acknowledge receipt of your letter of Jan. 26th, in which you write about a serious problem. As requested, I will remember you in prayer for the fulfillment of your heart's desires for good. While all blessings come from HaShem [G‑d], a Jew is expected to do what is necessary in the natural order. In the matter of the said problem, you surely know that there are doctors and psychiatrists who treat it, and have been successful in many cases. I know of a...
  • “Rights” or Ills

    05/06/2015 7:30:39 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 7 replies
    Sichos in English ^ | 5/30/'86 | Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson
    The persistent problem of the so called Amendment to “Local Law 2” has been plaguing some people for several years. Although this problem has much wider national and international ramifications, the New York version of this problem has taken on a strange political hue. During the Purim Farbrengen (gathering) of 5746, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Shlita, addressed this issue. He touched upon the fundamental problem, its social, emotional and health risks, its psychological manifestations and its actual threat to society and individuals.1 At the same time, the Rebbe suggested clear-cut remedies and proposed a humane therapeutical approach, which takes account of...
  • 2015 Pulitzer Winners

    04/20/2015 12:12:25 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 6 replies
    Pulitzer.org ^ | 4/20/'15 | Pulitzer.org
    Winning stories, photographs and cartoons, as well as bios and photos of the 2015 winners, are available by clicking the links below.
  • Rabbi Moshe Weiner – Passover Message for All Noahides

    04/02/2015 2:18:43 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 17 replies
    AskNoah.org ^ | Eve of Passover, 5775 | Rabbi Moshe Weiner
    I take this occasion to write to you in honor of the birthday on 11 Nissan of the spiritual leader of the generation, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who made our generation aware of the possibility and ability, and the great obligation, to spread to the Children of Noah the teachings of G-d’s Torah that was given through Moses: they should all accept upon themselves the Universal Commandments that were commanded to Adam and Noah and all humanity after them, and accept the yoke of the Kingship of Heaven completely. As his students, we call upon all people to believe in...
  • ADL Rushes to Defend Campus Anti-Semites

    02/25/2015 9:53:53 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 8 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 2/25/'15 | Sara Dogan
    Even groups whose purported mission is to defend Jews against attack do not always acknowledge the extent of campus anti-Semitism and SJP’s role in perpetrating it. Tina Malka, the associate regional director of the San Diego chapter of the Anti-Defamation League was quoted as stating that SDSU’s inclusion on the Top Ten list was “unfair to the school.” [SNIP] Yet, the ADL is determined to keep its head in the sand and dismiss the many documented incidents at SDSU with the claim that they do not indicate an “anti-Semitic environment.” It is time for the ADL and other mainstream Jewish...
  • Laughing at the Holocaust in Estonia:Tale of a Travesty

    02/11/2015 3:48:26 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 7 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 2/10/'15 | Dr. Inna Rogatchi
    In the Tartu Art Museum, Nazi atrocities are fun and games. On February 7th, 2015, a peculiar exhibition opened at the Tartu Art Museum in Estonia, entitled: My Poland: Remembering and Forgetting. The exhibition, set to last until the end of March, is declared by the organisers to be a "Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps and the end of the Second World War". The exhibition was supported and financed by the Estonian Culture Fund and the Estonian Ministry of Culture.
  • Buddy Holly bassist Joe Mauldin dies

    02/08/2015 10:34:51 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 14 replies
    Internet | 2/7/'15 | Zionist Conspirator
    Neither USA Today nor Wikipedia can be excerpted on FR, but according to both Joe B. Mauldin, bassist for Buddy Holly's Crickets, has died at the age of 74. This is a sad day for Buddy Holly fans.
  • Right-Wing UK Independence Party Backs Shechita Ban

    02/04/2015 3:57:02 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 86 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 2/4/'15 | Hana Levi Julian
    Britain's right-wing Independence Party has outraged Jews by announcing it is backing a ban on shechita, a reversal of its prior policy.Britain’s right-wing UK Independence Party (UKIP) has voted to support a plan to outlaw the ritual slaughter of animals for meat without prior stunning. UKIP is the fourth largest British party in the European Parliament. Britain’s RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association have called on the government to ban ritual slaughter. Prime Minister David Cameron has promised to allow exemptions for religious purposes such as the Jewish practice of “shechita” and the Muslim tradition of “halal.”Both forbid stunning the...
  • Leftist Lynch Mobs from Ferguson to Rolling Stone

    12/11/2014 12:34:32 PM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 27 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 12/11/'14 | Daniel Greenfield
    Did you bury a teenage girl alive after shooting her? Are you on death row after a string of crimes too gruesome to describe? Or are you just a member of Al Qaeda dedicated to destroying America? If so progressives will fight for you. Just dial 1-800-IAM-VICTIM and the leftist waiting to take your call will insist on your presumption of innocence. Its activists, reporters and lawyers will exploit every pretext to get you off the hook and they will call that justice. The judicial process, they will say, matters more than public safety, public outrage or the victims. When...
  • Marrying His Wife's Sister [Jewish/Noachide Caucus]

    11/19/2014 8:47:45 AM PST · by Zionist Conspirator · 13 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 11/13/'14 | Raphael Grunfeld
    Being married to two wives is biblically permitted but rabinically prohibited in Ashkenazi circles since the prohibition of Rabbeinu Gershom in the tenth century. Even under biblical law however, a man may not be married to two wives who are sisters. Neither may a man divorce his wife and marry her sister. Such a marriage belongs to the category of arayot, carries the punishment of karet, and is ineffective. The only situation in which a man may marry his wife’s sister is after his wife is no longer alive. Yibum, levirate marriage, cannot be entered into with a woman whose...
  • Pope solemnly defines evolution as article of the faith (Note: this is satire)

    10/29/2014 3:23:51 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 20 replies
    Self | 10/29/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    For only the second time in history since it was formally defined, Pope Francis has invoked papal infallibility in order to restate the Catholic Church's two most ancient, unchanging, and distinctive doctrines: evolution and a non-literal interpretation of Genesis (which was totally written by stone age savages, by the way). Invoking the apparations of Our Lady Queen of Higher Criticism, the Pope stated: While the ordinary magisterium from the very day of the Church's founding 1,981 years ago this past April has been most clear and constant, nevertheless we are most grieved at the dissemination of the "Errors of Alabama,"...
  • My page/text sizes are wonky!

    09/20/2014 6:54:54 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 26 replies
    Self | 9/20/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    What in the blue blazes is up with my computer now??? First I found it loading pages at a smaller size than I had it set. Then when I corrected the problem on those pages, other pages that I wanted set smaller also jumped up a few sizes. I thought I was supposed to be able to set each page's size individually? Now the size of one page affects the sizes of others!!! Could this have anything to do with that "open candy" my anti-virus shield found?
  • A question for Mississippi FReepers: is the Delta safe for a tourist?

    09/08/2014 7:44:52 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 38 replies
    Self | 9/8/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    Because of my heritage as a descendant of Southern Unionist Republicans, I used to really admire Black Americans and their culture, going all the way back to the works of Joel Chandler Harris and B.A. Botkin. Because of this I've long been a fan of traditional acoustic country blues, especially from the Mississippi Delta (Charlie Patton!). I've been longing for years to visit the Dockery Plantation between Ruleville and Cleveland, which is where the blues was allegedly born and where so many of the great Delta bluesmen played and/or worked as farm hands. Several years ago I actually took a...
  • My computer connection is about to bite the dust.

    07/02/2014 6:58:05 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 49 replies
    Self | 7/2/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    Some of you know that I've been having re-occurring Internet connection troubles since the end of Feb. At first I was told it was the computer (which couldn't even be successfully repaired) so I got another (rebuilt) computer and for fifty days I was set to go. Then suddenly on 5/20 the problem started occurring again. I took the computer back to the shop at which I'd purchased it to have it tested and apparently there was no problem whatsoever with it, so I was told it must have been my connection. Then began a very long and painful experience...
  • Evolution--Darwin the Atheist in Bible Code

    06/22/2014 7:42:08 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 22 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/2/'14 | Rabbi Mattityahu Glazerson
    Click on the link to watch the video.
  • I may have to give up the Internet [Updated at #94]

    06/12/2014 6:51:39 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 93 replies
    Self | 6/12/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    I'll try to make this as short as possible, because I never know when a page is going to load. As you may recall, I started having connection issues about three and a half months ago. After eliminating every other issue I wound up getting another (rebuilt) computer. Late last month the same issue began showing up so I returned the computer to the repair shop at which I bought it. They hooked it up to their connection and announced that there was nothing wrong with it. As recently as last Sunday this thing was working like a top. Now...
  • Modernism = Darwinism

    06/11/2014 7:36:49 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 58 replies
    Christian Order ^ | 3/'14 | Peter Wilder
    What has Darwinism got in common with Modernism? Everything! They are two edges of the same blade. A century ago, how could any Catholic dare question the Church’s dogmatic teaching and not be excommunicated as a heretic? The answer is that natural science has allegedly shown that nothing in the realm of the created world is immutable. It has proved thereby that the Church was wrong in dogmatically declaring that fully operating living beings with stable natures were produced from nothing. The knowledge now amassed from biology, physics, and chemistry is already sufficient to render the notion of creation ex...
  • Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann to Speak at Manhigut Yehudit Dinner

    04/24/2014 7:28:17 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 1 replies
    Manhigut Yehudit ^ | 4/24/'14 | Unattributed
    Israeli Deputy Knesset Speaker, MK Moshe Feiglin and Manhigut Yehudit – the Jewish Leadership Movement – are proud to announce that United States Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-MN) will be joining us as we celebrate our 11th Annual Dinner and the modern State of Israel’s 66th birthday in New York on May 5th. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, known for her steadfast support of Israel, is one of the two featured speakers. She ran for President of the United States in 2012 and may run again in 2016. Congresswoman Bachmann is known for her strong support of Israel – she recently...
  • 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners

    04/14/2014 2:42:50 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 10 replies
    Pulitzer.org ^ | 4/14/'14 | Pulitzer.org
    Winning stories, photographs and cartoons, as well as bios and photos of winners, are available by clicking the links below.
  • New Book by Rabbi Moshe Meiselman on Torah, Chazal, and Science

    04/09/2014 11:04:21 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 5 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 11/27/'13 | Rabbi Raphael Fuchs
    “Toras Hashem temimah” – The Torah, in all aspects, is perfect and complete. It need not bend or comply with any other system. In fact, since the Torah is the blueprint according to which the universe was created, other systems should be judged by their agreement with the Torah. In recent years, however, Rabbi Moshe Meiselman notes that many unqualified authors have taken the liberty of challenging the classic mesorah of the Torah to accommodate the views of modern science. The authors are accused of relegating Chazal to a back seat in relation to modern-day scientific theories. Many of these...
  • Another stupid baseball rule question

    04/05/2014 7:41:07 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 124 replies
    Self | 4/5/'14 | Zionist Conspirator
    Some of you may remember a year or two ago I posted a question about an umpire's call that made absolutely no sense whatsoever. Now I'd like to again ask my fellow FReepers to explain to me something I've seen in a baseball game that makes no sense. Last night in the St. Louis/Pittsburgh game, bottom of the first inning: the lead-off batter, Marte, walks. Man on first. The next batter hits a broken bat liner to the shortstop who catches it and steps on second. It is called an unassisted double play. Now, as I understand it, the moment...