Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $78,350
92%  
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 92%!! Less than $6.7k to go!! We can do this!! Thank you all very much!!

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  • Not Ready to Make Nice (Dixie Chicks in Australia, STILL Whining About Free Republic)

    10/07/2006 1:04:19 PM PDT · by kristinn · 439 replies · 15,693+ views
    AdelaideNow ^ | Sunday, October 8, 2006 | Kirsten Heyson
    It's hard to believe this petite, well-mannered Texan - sitting opposite in a Sydney harbourside hotel - caused the kind of stir the music industry has not seen since John Lennon sang about being crucified in 1969. It's the day before the band's first Australian concert on their Accidents and Accusations world tour. Maines looks younger than her 31 years. SNIP Aware she may sound "bizarre", the 31-year-old believes the vitriol directed at The Dixie Chicks was part of a right-wing conspiracy. An organised group known as the Free Republic set out to bring the band down. The organisation's power,...