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  • O Come All Ye Faithful - Epic Flash Mob Carol

    12/25/2015 3:10:28 PM PST · by Leaning Right · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 9, 2015 | The Five Strings
    A Christmas flash mob is an organized group of people who surprise others with Christmas music. This sort of thing is among the best of Western civilization. Enjoy it while you still can.
  • My Mother passed away last night at 9pm

    05/25/2015 4:10:06 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 173 replies
    self | 05/25/15 | RaceBannon
    Harriett Louise Croft Bancroft passed away at 2100 hours, May 24, 2015. She died peacefully and at rest My mother was born Oct 15, 1924 in Worcestor, Massachusetts. Her mom was named Ethel Fudge Croft, her dad Morrell Croft. Both were originally from Canada. Her mom's family came from Ireland in the mid 1800's, her Dad's family came from Holland in the 1600's on a ship named THE ANN and they spelled their name KRAFT then smile emoticon I was with her alone when she passed. My sister Jeannie was on the phone saying goodbye to her and she told...
  • Now You Can Make Carol's Cookies From The Walking Dead

    03/09/2015 3:08:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 57 replies
    E!online ^ | Tierney Bricker
    In order to blend in with the Alexandrians on The Walking Dead, Carol (Melissa McBride) has turned into Suzy Homemaker, busting out batches of chocolate chip cookies and pretending she isn't a total badass when it comes to guns. And guess what? Her cookies are so good they ended up saving her life, as she was able to convince a little boy not to tell his mother that he saw Carol sneak into the armory. Also, she threatened to feed him to "monsters." But COOKIES! AMC wisely decided to share the deliciousness that is Carol's life-saving cookies with the world,...
  • NH Dem Says 'People Didn't Lose Their Policies' Under ObamaCare

    10/25/2014 9:53:25 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/21/2014
    Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) Says No New Hampshirites Lost Their Policies Under ObamaCare
  • Three-person civil union sparks controversy in Brazil

    08/28/2012 3:32:59 PM PDT · by markomalley · 69 replies
    BBC ^ | 8/28/2012
    A notary in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo has sparked controversy by accepting a civil union between three people. Public Notary Claudia do Nascimento Domingues has said the man and two women should be entitled to family rights. She says there is nothing in law to prevent such an arrangement. But the move has angered some religious groups, while one lawyer described it as "absurd and totally illegal". The three individuals, who have declined to speak to the press, have lived in Rio de Janeiro together for three years and share bills and other expenses. Ms Domingues says they...
  • Obama Christmas Carol

    12/20/2011 6:01:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 1 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/20/11 | kkkaybeeee
    Animated musical look at the first 3 years of the Obama presidency with a Christmas-y twist.
  • Christmas Gifts - Voices of Walter Schumann,w/ Jester Hairston

    12/10/2010 5:32:20 AM PST · by combat_boots · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Orig., 1955 | Walter Schumann voices, Jester Harston
    (I cannot believe I found this.) "Now, Possum, possum,you better run. My daddy's in th' woods with his big shot gun....."
  • Transparency According to Carol Browner: "Put nothing in writing, ever"

    11/01/2010 9:16:01 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/1/10 | Rep. Fred Upton
    “Put nothing in writing, ever,” sounds like a command a veteran CIA official may give to an incoming class of new officers. One would not expect such a directive to issue from one of the President’s trusted advisors, especially from a White House that proudly proclaims itself to be the most transparent in history. But according to various media reports, that “cloak and dagger” tactic was Energy and Climate Change Czar Carol Browner’s underlying rule for auto industry executives involved with secret negotiations concerning the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards.
  • The President's Nun: Obamacare Scranton Scandal Explodes

    10/11/2010 7:18:48 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 65 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 10.11.10 @ 6:09AM | By Jeffrey Lord
    A mushrooming political battle over ObamaCare involving the White House, two incumbent Pennsylvania congressmen, three Catholic hospitals and a nun has just exploded in, of all places, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Charges from the Scranton medical community of intimidation by the Obama White House and its allies are filling the air. All of this just as Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Scranton today to raise money for one of the participants.
  • MoveOn rewrites Christmas carol: Insurance companies will 'let us die'

    12/25/2009 11:41:05 AM PST · by Nachum · 11 replies · 537+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/25/09 | Byron York
    Millions of Americans enjoy caroling during the Christmas season. As it turns out, the people at the left-wing activist group like caroling, too -- just not in the traditional way. On Christmas Eve, MoveOn sent out a video of the MoveOn Council in Minneapolis-St. Paul singing a hearty version of "Jingle Bells, with somewhat different words: Health care's out of reach The cost is way too high And if we cannot pay They'll simply let us die
  • The 12 Days Of Christmas: A Christmas Carol?

    12/23/2009 10:51:20 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies · 298+ views ^ | 12/23/2009 | Chrissy Sigee
    Legend holds that the beloved carol was actually a tool to help children learn Christian teachings. Here's what I found in regard to the meaning of the 12 gifts for the 12 days of Christmas. When Oliver Cromwell came to power in England, Catholics were not permitted to practice their faith openly. Tradition holds that Catholic parents developed "The Twelve Days of Christmas" to teach children their beliefs.
  • "A "Chuck" Dickens "Christmas Carol".

    12/10/2009 5:52:32 PM PST · by brycemax · 2 replies · 367+ views
    You can't go wrong with a .45 caliber 1911 in a Charles Dickens play, right? Well? Note: The author of this comic requests that you visit his web site and please refrain from copying the cartoon within this thread. Thanks y'all!
  • From Dickens Himself, Notes On 'A Christmas Carol'

    12/05/2009 2:45:45 PM PST · by BGHater · 10 replies · 754+ views
    NPR ^ | 04 Dec 2009 | Margot Adler
    'Tis the season — every year at this time — for the various renderings of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. This year, the current animated version in the cinema — starring a computer-generated Jim Carrey in multiple roles — has won some plaudits for sticking with the spirit of the Dickens original. So it might come as some surprise to learn that when Dickens himself performed A Christmas Carol, he didn't do it as it's written. And during this holiday season, you can see the proof. In a small glass case at the New York Public Library, there sits...
  • Hazardous Caroling

    12/15/2008 11:21:25 AM PST · by bs9021 · 6 replies · 467+ views
    Campus Report ^ | December 15, 2008 | Deborah Lambert
    Hazardous Caroling by: Deborah Lambert, December 15, 2008 First it was dodge ball, then it was tag. Now, a British shopping mall cancelled its annual children’s caroling event because it was deemed a health hazard, said The Daily Mail. The Brownies and Girl Guides, they explained, “could obstruct fire escape routes.” Mall management later admitted that because they had placed a 25-foot Christmas tree where the girls used to sing...
  • 'An American Carol' does humor right

    10/05/2008 9:10:58 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 20 replies · 1,322+ views ^ | 10.05.2008 | By Phil Villarreal
    Other than the awful Blue Collar comedy crew, you don't see a whole lot of humor come from the political right. The tasteless, wrongheaded but consistently entertaining "An American Carol" is David Zucker's effort to show the satire sword can swing both ways. Never mind that the movie is about as politically relevant as Zucker's "Airplane!" Taking a reverse Colbert approach, Zucker attacks Michael Moore by exaggerating his political stances and exposing logical fallacies. Lead Kevin P. Farley, as rotund, ballcap-wearing documentarian Michael Malone, is a major reason the slipshod film is as entertaining as it is. The unheralded brother...
  • Get to the movies to watch "American Carol" ranked 9th on opening night.

    10/04/2008 8:58:47 PM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 107 replies · 3,307+ views
    Box Office Mojo ^ | October 4, 2008 | the eagle has landed
    9 AN AMERICAN CAROL Vivendi Entertainment 1,639 $1,200,000 -- / $732 $1,200,000 / 1
  • Hirsen: 'Carol' Offers Mother Lode Against Left

    10/03/2008 12:02:34 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 24 replies · 1,594+ views ^ | Thursday, October 2, 2008 9:04 PM | By: James Hirsen
    This time, conservatives in Tinseltown have collaborated to communicate their ideas, but they’re doing it in jocular way. The movie has a cast that includes veteran stars Kelsey Grammer, Jon Voight, James Woods, Dennis Hopper, Robert Davi, and Leslie Nielsen. With this kind of lineup, you’d expect some great performances. And there are, under the master comedy direction of Zucker. The plot loosely follows Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with Kevin Farley playing the character of Michael Malone, a modern-day Scrooge who wants to abolish the July Fourth holiday. Paris Hilton, who happens to be a Sen. Barack Obama supporter,...
  • Also opening: 'An American Carol'

    10/02/2008 10:43:21 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 34 replies · 1,744+ views ^ | Oct 01, 2008 | By Steve Persall,
    'An American Carol' David Zucker wants you to know that not everyone in Hollywood is a raging liberal. The co-creator of such off-the-wall comedies as Airplane! and the Naked Gun trilogy converted to the Republican Party in 2004, contributing anti-Democrat ads to the conservative cause. Zucker takes his onscreen politics a step farther with An American Carol (PG-13), an update of Charles Dickens' Christmas classic with Ebenezer Scrooge replaced by a Michael Moore-style filmmaker. Kevin Farley plays Michael Malone, whose latest liberal crusade involves abolishing the Fourth of July. Malone is visited by three patriotic ghosts who attempt to change...
  • An American Carol opens Friday

    09/30/2008 4:05:26 PM PDT · by kc8ukw · 26 replies · 913+ views
    Me ^ | Sep. 30, 2008 | Me
    Remember that An American Carol, a conservative comedy, opens this Friday. (Trailer.) I was part of a webcast with director David Zucker yesterday along with about 60 other people, (oddly enough, since I'm nothing special.) He noted that Bill Maher's Religulous is also opening this weekend. Whether An American Carol beats it or loses in attendance, a message will be sent to Hollywood. Zucker was also concerned that conservatives are the sort of people who would say "that looks like a great movie. I'm gonna buy the DVD." But Hollywood almost only cares about the opening weekend take. So certainly...
  • "An American Carol" Movie Website, opening Friday October 3rd, 2008

    09/24/2008 11:26:54 PM PDT · by TheEaglehasLanded · 15 replies · 1,332+ views
    American Carolers ^ | September 24, 2008 | David Zucker
    It looks hilarous, all FREEPERS should attend and bring family and friends.
  • Get Latest Headlines New conservative movie 'American Carol' tries to show Hollywood who's right

    09/19/2008 12:16:06 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 52 replies · 483+ views ^ | Sep 17, 2008 |
    They meet discreetly once a month at a res­taurant in the Valley. At first, there weren't many--Jon Voight, Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Hopper--but now...there still aren't many. Nevertheless, they're a resolute bunch: proud, loud, and a little lonely. They are Hollywood's conservatives. "You sort of feel like you have to hide it," says director David Zucker. "When you meet, you give each other a secret look--'Are you a Republican too?' It's the new gay." On Oct. 3, Zucker and his lunchmates will out themselves when An American Carol, Hollywood's first unabashedly right-wing comedy, opens in 2,000 theaters. Think Dickens' holiday classic,...
  • Politico: “An American Carol”

    08/03/2008 11:28:18 AM PDT · by Signalman · 18 replies · 405+ views
    Dirty Harry's Place ^ | July 23, 2008 | Dirty Harry
    Other than “sometime by the end of the year,” there’s no release date yet, but Politico’s Jeffrey Ressner has an excellent spread on the film and its creator, 9/11 convert and fellow Wisconsonian, David Zucker: Zucker, who comes from a family of JFK Democrats, calls himself a “Sept. 11 Republican” who left his former party over national security issues. Since his own political turnaround, he has directed two enormously successful “Scary Movie” sequels and an Ashton Kutcher romantic comedy flop, in addition to a batch of unaired Republican National Committee ads and viral videos skewering Sen. John F. Kerry, former...
  • Murdered woman’s mother: I’ll do whatever it takes to help defeat Huckabee

    12/04/2007 3:10:31 PM PST · by GOPGuide · 54 replies · 106+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 12/04/07 |
    Absolute moral authority? "A Missouri mother says she will do “whatever it takes” to stop former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee from becoming president, because he freed the man who went on to rape and murder her daughter, Carol Sue Shields (pictured). “I can’t imagine anybody wanting somebody like that running the country,” Lois Davidson of Adrian, Mo., told the Blotter on Wayne Dumond was initially sentenced to life plus 25 years for raping a 17-year-old Arkansas high school cheerleader. In 1999, a parole board voted to free Dumond, after then-Gov. Mike Huckabee announced his desire to see him released."...
  • Threat of Major Hurricane Strike Grows for Northeast

    03/21/2006 7:12:49 AM PST · by george76 · 124 replies · 2,629+ views
    AccuWeather...Hurricane Center ^ | March 20, 2006 | Joe Bastardi
    "Weather Disaster of Historic Proportions" Could Strike as Early as This Year... The northeast U.S. coast could be the target of a major hurricane, perhaps as early as this season, according to research announced today by the AccuWeather... Hurricane Center. "The Northeast is staring down the barrel of a gun," said Joe Bastardi, Chief Forecaster... "The Northeast coast is long overdue for a powerful hurricane...not a question of if but when." ... "If you examine past weather cycles that have occurred in the Atlantic, you will see patterns of storms," added Ken Reeves, Expert Senior Meteorologist and Director of Forecasting...
  • America Supports You: Trio Finds Poignancy in Civil War Carol

    12/20/2005 5:19:23 PM PST · by SandRat · 5 replies · 366+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Dec 20, 2005 | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2005 – A Dallas-based band has looked to the Civil War to honor today's servicemembers fighting in the global war on terrorism. TrueHeart, an adult contemporary/urban folk band, was invited to perform at a Christmas benefit for a local hospital last year. But the band's trio of siblings disagreed on what carols to play. Ross Vick said that he and his brother, Patrick, and sister, Karen Vick Cavazos, couldn't settle on what Christmas songs to play. So he wrote three songs, including a new arrangement of the 19th century hymn, "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day."...
  • 'Silent Night' secularized (Wisconsin School changes lyrics)

    12/08/2005 6:20:05 AM PST · by NYer · 71 replies · 2,362+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | December 7, 2005
    For a performance in its "winter program," a Wisconsin elementary school has changed the beloved Christmas carol "Silent Night," calling the song "Cold in the Night" and secularizing the lyrics. According to Liberty Counsel, a religious-liberty law firm representing a student's parent, kids who attend Ridgeway Elementary School in Dodgeville, Wis., will sing the following lyrics to the tune of "Silent Night": Cold in the night, no one in sight, winter winds whirl and bite, how I wish I were happy and warm, safe with my family out of the storm. Liberty Counsel says this year's winter program included decorating...
  • NYC Teens Detained Over Suicide Bomb Plot

    04/07/2005 1:38:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 992+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Apr 07, 2005 | TOM HAYS
    NEW YORK - Two 16-year-old girls living in New York have been detained since last month on immigration violations amid concerns they were potential recruits for a suicide bomb plot that never materialized, officials said Thursday. The girls — one from Bangladesh, one from Guinea — were picked up by authorities on March 24 and put in a detention center, the officials said. Details about the case, first reported Thursday by The New York Times, were sketchy, and a supporter of one of the girls claimed the accusations were false. The Times cited a government document that said the FBI...
  • Christmas Carol Surprises [history and more]

    12/21/2004 8:26:12 AM PST · by sionnsar · 7 replies · 511+ views ^ | 12/21/2004 | The Rev. Dr. Mark D. Roberts
    Table of Contents Part 1 Some Bits of History Part 2 Favorite Christmas Carols Some Bits of HistoryPart 1 in the series “Christmas Carol Surprises” Posted at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 19, 2004Okay, I admit it. I love Christmas carols. I love the way they sound. I love the memories they evoke. And, in many cases, I love the truths they celebrate. So in the next few days I’m going to do a short series on Christmas carols. I promise that it will be informative, fun, and maybe a bit inspirational too. Christmas Carol FunDo you like Christmas carols?...
  • Christmas Scrooging Becomes Christmas Cover-up

    12/12/2004 12:56:42 PM PST · by Justthefactsmaam · 21 replies · 1,203+ views
    12/12/04 | justthefactsmaam
    Getting away with cultural cleansing...
  • A Christmas Carol for Target

    11/24/2004 3:18:04 AM PST · by kattracks · 24 replies · 1,297+ views
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/24/04 | Hugh Hewitt
    The retail giant has given the Salvation Army the cold shoulder this holiday season. Perhaps they should read Hugh Hewitt 11/24/2004 12:00:00 AM ON THE CUSP of the season of Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas--the days of generosity--there are two great passages from Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol which deserve rereading, especially by the executives of Target Corporation: "Scrooge and Marley's, I believe," said one of the gentlemen, referring to his list. "Have I the pleasure of addressing Mr. Scrooge, or Mr. Marley?" "Mr. Marley has been dead these seven years," Scrooge replied. "He died seven years ago, this...
  • Cartoon-Mosely Braun

    02/22/2003 10:04:55 AM PST · by Davis · 25 replies · 212+ views
    Conversations with Trentino ^ | Feb. 22, 2003 | Bassfire
    George Washington is turning over in his grave...
  • LP member creates an online "Drug War Carol"

    02/19/2003 10:16:20 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 454+ views
    libertarian party ^ | 2/19/03 | libertarian party
    February 19] An LP member has created "A Drug War Carol" --an online graphic novel about the War on Drugs modeled on Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol." The 64-page story, which was funded through the Foundation, was written by Libertarian Susan W. Wells, with artwork by Scott Bieser. It is designed to tell people the truth about the human suffering caused by the War on Drugs, said Wells. "If people were to learn the truth, I’m sure the drug war would be over in months," she said. "Can you imagine the impact this work could have if every drug...
  • Carol Mosley Braun (D-Il) Will Not Run for Senate, Asks DNC Boss to Reserve Presidential Slot

    01/16/2003 8:02:09 AM PST · by ewing · 108 replies · 495+ views
    According to one Democratic source who reached us right before deadline former Illinois Senator Carol Moseley Braun talked by phone last night to Democratic National Committee Chairman Terry McAuliffe, who seems to have been on his cell phone at Georgetown's Cafe Milano, where he ran into some of Americas leading political reporters.In any event, per this one 'Golden Source' Ms. Braun told McAuliffe that she was planning to announce that she is NOT running for the Illinois Senate seat, but that she just might want to reserve one of those Presidential candidate slots at the upcoming Democratic National Committee meeting...