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  • Vanity: How Do You Make FR Posts Fit iPhone Screen?

    06/26/2010 1:08:00 AM PDT · by Yaelle · 49 replies
    My need | 06/26/10 | Self
    A couple of years ago, one of you gave me the trick to both enlarge the text of FR posts and comments, and keep it within the borders of the iPhone screen for easy FReeping on the go. I've just bought my new iPhone 4 and I don't remember how to set up this adjustment.
  • The funniest things I have ever found on the internet- Please post yours as well!

    11/12/2009 3:21:14 PM PST · by jiveturkay · 225 replies · 8,422+ views
    Youtube
    I realize we're in the middle of a depression, and we have a socialist as a president- but that's no excuse not to have a sense of humor. Here are a collection of some of the funniest videos/sites I've ever found on the internet- please post your own and let's all have a good laugh.
  • New Photoshop Contest, Obama Air Force One Photo OP

    04/29/2009 12:15:46 PM PDT · by edzo4 · 698 replies · 57,167+ views
    4-29-09 | edzo
    in the spirit of the Original Obama teleprompter photoshop thread, I would like to start a new contest, Original Teleprompter Photoshop threadFor this contest please photoshop Air Force One into your favorite pics to create the perfect Obama Air Force One Photo Op below is my entry
  • Obama only talks good game on gender pay equity

    09/11/2008 2:31:43 PM PDT · by Delacon · 14 replies · 159+ views
    ScrippsNews ^ | 09/11/2008 | Deroy Murdock
    "Now is the time to keep the promise of equal pay for an equal day's work," Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said August 28 in his convention acceptance speech. He told the crowd in Denver: "I want my daughters to have exactly the same opportunities as your sons."Obama's campaign website is even more specific. Under the heading "Fighting for Pay Equity," the women's issues page laments that, "Despite decades of progress, women still make only 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. A recent study estimates it will take another 47 years for women to close the wage gap...
  • Beware Charismatic Men Who Preach 'Change'

    07/26/2008 8:59:21 PM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 55 replies · 1,428+ views
    TimesDispatch.com ^ | 7/7/2008 | Manuel Alvarez Jr.
    Editor, Times-Dispatch: Each year I get to celebrate Independence Day twice. On June 30 I celebrate my independence day and on July 4 I celebrate America's. This year is special, because it marks the 40th anniversary of my independence. On June 30, 1968, I escaped Communist Cuba and a few months later I was in the United States to stay. That I happened to arrive in Richmond on Thanksgiving Day is just part of the story, but I digress. I've thought a lot about the anniversary this year. The election-year rhetoric has made me think a lot about Cuba and...
  • American Idol 2008--Live Thread II

    03/25/2008 5:58:52 AM PDT · by silent_jonny · 12,553 replies · 17,559+ views
  • JonBenet

    08/30/2006 4:39:05 AM PDT · by libstripper · 305 replies · 4,658+ views
    Wall Street Journal Opinion Journal ^ | August 30, 2006 | DOROTHY RABINOWITZ
    Two days into the JonBenet Ramsey/John Karr media deluge, a mid-fortyish male in line next to me at a food shop groaned at the day's newspaper headlines. "Now," muttered this stranger--though he wore a baseball cap with bill turned backward, which suggested a few things about him one could know right off--"now we're not going to hear about anything but this damned story for the next six weeks." I sympathized, forbearing to tell him that it would have plenty of competition, what with the networks set to embark on round-the-clock wallowing in the Katrina anniversary.
  • Guardsmen Sense Ghostly Presence In New Orleans

    09/23/2005 9:49:51 AM PDT · by DogBarkTree · 63 replies · 2,407+ views
    CBS5 ^ | 9/23/2005 | staff
    (CBS5) The presence of the supernatural and the influence of voodoo long have been synonymous with New Orleans. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, members of the U.S. military are saying that there's something spooky going on and it's not just images of death and destruction that's haunting them. By all accounts, the Sophie B. Wright Middle School in New Orleans sits empty and evacuated except for military personnel who have taken over the campus as a staging site for missions around the battered city. But the men in uniform have the feeling that they're not alone. It prompted a...
  • Astonishing Exclusive From Mississippi [hundreds if not thousands dead]

    08/30/2005 10:10:45 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 2,694 replies · 140,163+ views
    Paramedic Rescue Operation | 8-31-05 | My Favorite Headache
    It is with heavy heart I write this... I have finally reconnected with my best friend who is a paramedic who was sent from Georgia 2 days ago to Gulf Port, Mississippi before the hurricane hit. He just reached me within the last 10 mins via emergency cell phone to tell me he was alive. Thousands of bodies have been discovered throughout Mississippi in Gulf Port, Waveland,Hancock County,Bay of St.Louis. They are hanging in trees and they are pulling them out 30 at a time. Entire families found drowned in their homes and washing up on shore. The stories he...
  • Mountain Brook girl disappears during senior trip to Aruba

    06/02/2005 8:02:49 AM PDT · by SamFromLivingston · 246 replies · 11,579+ views
    AP via AL.com ^ | 6/1/2005 | AP
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — FBI and Aruban officials said Wednesday that they had flew clues to the whereabouts of a Mountain Brook High School graduate who disappeared during a senior trip to the island. FBI officials in the Caribbean were coordinating with Aruban police and Dutch authorities, who oversee Aruba, to search for Natalee Holloway, 18, The Birmingham News reported. Holloway joined about 125 graduating seniors and adults on the five-day trip, which is an annual tradition not sponsored by the school. Other students said she never showed up for the group's return flight Monday. "We went to check in...
  • Blockbuster's die-off is no tearjerker (Netflix, too?)

    01/02/2005 11:07:50 AM PST · by MississippiMasterpiece · 251 replies · 5,737+ views
    Denver Post ^ | January 02, 2005 | Al Lewis
    It's quite an epic, watching Blockbuster die. The nation's No. 1 video chain hopes to prolong its life with a hostile bid for the No. 2 video-store chain, Hollywood Entertainment. But make no mistake - it's dying. The whole video- store industry is dying, too. Meanwhile some high-rolling financiers are picking over the corpses. Renegade capitalist Carl Icahn has emerged as the largest investor in both Texas-based Blockbuster and Oregon- based Hollywood. Icahn is trying to put the chains together in a $1 billion deal. He'll most likely try to turn a fast buck with synergies, economies of scale, cost-...
  • Media Stars Refuse to Concede Election; Denigrate Evangelicals; Deny Bush a “Mandate”

    11/04/2004 9:16:19 AM PST · by mrustow · 152 replies · 5,903+ views
    Intellectual Conservative ^ | 4 November 2004 | Nicholas Stix
    White, Christian Evangelicals are the Rodney Dangerfield of American politics: They don't get no respect. After being responsible for spearheading the re-election of their candidate, instead of receiving congratulations, Christian Evangelicals got to hear NBC stars denigrate their intelligence, turn their support for President Bush into a negative, and even seek to nullify President Bush's electoral victory. At noontime the day after, NBC "election anchor" and Hardball host Chris Mathews, who during the campaign had not sought to hide his hardcore Democrat partisanship, said of Evangelicals, "they're believing, not analytical," a statement that would have applied perfectly to your typical...
  • COMPARE the looks on the faces

    11/02/2004 5:16:48 AM PST · by Mayflower Sister · 178 replies · 1,482+ views
    Yahoo
    COMPARE THE TWO CANDIDATES' FAMILIES. The looks say everything and will give you much needed tension relief today. First, the daughters:
  • PHOTOS: One week ago in Florida

    10/31/2004 8:45:05 AM PST · by tgslTakoma · 36 replies · 1,397+ views
    photo credit to mcmuffin | October 24, 2004
    To: cgk; Matchett-PI; My Favorite Headache; oldglory; MinuteGal; sheikdetailfeather; gonzo; ... This is an example of a compassionate Conservative, President Bush... I don't know the story of this man. President Bush stopped and conversed with him for several moments. They parted with an embrace (The man's wife's hand is touching President Bush)... 117 posted on 10/24/2004 12:06:00 AM EDT by mcmuffin (Never trust a liberal with your Liberty!) [ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 112 | View Replies | Report Abuse ] To: LUV W; Matchett-PI; My Favorite Headache; oldglory; MinuteGal; sheikdetailfeather; gonzo; ... This post is...
  • READ THIS BEFORE YOU VOTE..PLEASE

    10/28/2004 1:37:16 PM PDT · by ezoeni · 27 replies · 3,139+ views
    Central Washington University's website - Matthew Manweller
    MATTHEW MANWELLER'S COMMENTARY ON THIS ELECTION Kirby Wilbur KVI - Seattle - 570 AM read this op-ed Friday morning 10/15/04 on the program. The commentary is from Matthew Manweller, a political science professor at Central Washington University. Here's the text of that commentary: "In that this will be my last comlumn before the presidential election, there will be no sarcasm, no attempts at witty repartee. The topic is too serious, and the stakes are too high. This November we will vote in the only election during our lifetime that will truly matter. Because America is at a once-in-a-generation crossroads, more...
  • The Choice (must see - pass it on)

    10/28/2004 5:44:53 PM PDT · by snappat · 7 replies · 800+ views
    this is quite possibly the funniest thing I've ever seen, do yourself a favor and see this, lmao rotf. make sure to watch it all and pass it on. it's bush vs edwards on hair styling..... http://www.dailyrecycler.com/blog/
  • AMERICA WRITES A DEAR JOHN LETTER

    10/28/2004 7:44:35 AM PDT · by George Stupidnopolis · 11 replies · 1,136+ views
    cnsnews.com ^ | 10/27/04 | Ron Marr
    In less than a week we will finally be spared the coma-inducing drone of John Kerry. His interminable lies will cease to dirty the airways, his false posturing will drop from the scene. No more fake hunting vignettes. No more windsurfing. No more stage shots of the elitist forcing down old Chex Mix and the contents of a bottle of Miller Genuine Draft. His followers will no longer rob and trash the campaign headquarters of his opponents. His chance to commit voter fraud - Democratic thugs and henchmen registering the dead and suing to overturn the choice of legal voters...
  • Ghostly guests

    10/23/2004 4:37:00 PM PDT · by CurlyBill · 56 replies · 1,800+ views
    Daily News Transcript ^ | 23 Oct 04 | By Carolyn Kessel Stewart / News Staff Writer
    Ghostly guestsBy Carolyn Kessel Stewart / News Staff Writer Saturday, October 23, 2004 HUDSON -- A headless man in a fine blue officer's uniform floats above the Fort Meadow Reservoir day and night, but his ghost is seen only by women. "The Blue Man," as he is known, is so crisp that the weave of his coat and the gold on his buttons are clearly visible, said ghost hunter and story teller Nancy McMillan. Another ghost, who some recognize as a former Marlborough mayor, peers up at those on the Fort Meadow Reservoir docks. "It looks like he's peering up...
  • WANT TO GET GOOSEBUMPS?...CHECK THIS OUT...."LIVE WHAT I BELIEVE"

    This showcases the talent of our FReeper friends!
  • Mark Steyn: The man in the muddle

    10/14/2004 6:15:42 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 88 replies · 3,125+ views
    The Spectator (U.K.) | 10/16/04 | Mark Steyn
    Mark Steyn says that the nuanced John Kerry is a threat to peace. So it’s a good thing he’s going to lose the election New Hampshire These days the most devastating profiles of John Kerry are the puff pieces. Take, for example, last weekend’s New York Times magazine, in which Matt Bai attempted to argue that the Nuancy Boy is a kind of strategic genius who was on to this whole terror thing a decade before anybody else. That line of argument gets a little tiring, so midway through Mr Bai included this relaxing interlude: A row of Evian water...
  • Steam eruption! 10/5

    10/05/2004 9:06:56 AM PDT · by djf · 57 replies · 2,423+ views
    Starting up again!
  • George Hamilton Kerry: Tan of the people

    10/05/2004 5:22:26 AM PDT · by WrightOnTarget · 6 replies · 620+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 10-4-04 | Doug Powers
    There are a few reasons that now make me more confident than ever that George W. Bush will win re-election. One of those reasons is that, whenever John Kerry begins to gain some headway, he always ends up reverting to what will be his downfall: Being himself. His elitist, ivory tower, leftist, arrogant, dark orange self. It wasn't bad enough that Sen. Kerry changed positions on a daily basis, but now he's changing colors as well. In the big picture, Kerry's recent fake tan fiasco is irrelevant, but yet quite telling. "The tan who would be president" needs more of...
  • For those with scientific/geographic bent... A cool new tool from NASA!

    09/23/2004 4:29:52 PM PDT · by PetroniusMaximus · 57 replies · 2,518+ views
    NASA ^ | Sept 2004 | NASA
    I downloaded it - cool beyond words! It really give you a unique perspective with regards to Geography. I zoomed from a hemisphere view down to a Land Sat view of my roof! I though Freepers (with fast connections) might enjoy this. NASA has released a free new tool that lets you see the world in a brand new way. "World Wind", a 260mb application, lets you rotate a 3d model of the Earth in realtime while dynamically loading satellite data fills in the detail in full color... Features ++++++++++++++3D EngineWorld Wind allows any user to zoom from satellite altitude...