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  • Nestle accused of using slave-caught fish in cat food

    08/28/2015 10:44:40 AM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 34 replies
    Yahoo News/AFP ^ | 8/28/2015
    New York (AFP) - Swiss food giant Nestle is being sued in the United States for allegedly knowingly allowing its Fancy Feast cat food to contain fish from a Thai supplier that uses slave labor.
  • Natura Again Recalls Innova, EVO, California Natural and Others

    06/19/2013 7:47:30 AM PDT · by chessplayer
    June 18, 2013 – Natura Pet Products of Fremont, Nebraska, has today announced it is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall includes specific lots of these brands… Innova EVO California Natural Healthwise Karma Mother Nature No canned food is affected by this announcement.
  • President Obama's Cat-Food Future For Retirees

    01/17/2013 7:58:38 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 30 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 16 Jan 2012 | Editorial
    The Obama Economy: Americans are drawing down their 401(k)s for nonretirement needs in record numbers, just as Social Security goes bust. This portends poverty for millions as the White House fiddles. Cat food, anyone? One out of four U.S. workers with 401(k) retirement savings accounts has been forced to cash them out or borrow from them at high costs just to stay solvent. The Washington Post, citing a report from financial advisory firm HelloWallet, said the withdrawals have drained $70 billion, or an astonishing near-quarter of the total $293 billion, in America's retirement accounts "undermining already shaky retirement security for...
  • (Felis Cattus vanity) Looking for canned cat food recommendations

    09/11/2010 10:26:40 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 91 replies
    9/11/10 | marty_f
    Looking for canned cat food recommendations (for my cats, wiseguy). We tried Fancy Feast for awhile, but las kittehs appear to like it not. I've read a couple of the cat food threads on FR from around the time of the cat food recall back in 2007 (here and here), but wanted to hear what canned foods that people recommend/are feeding their cats these days.
  • 'Iams' brand cat food recalled

    07/26/2010 8:14:44 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies · 3+ views
    Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble Co. said Sunday it is voluntarily recalling two lots of Iams brand prescription renal dry cat food because it could be contaminated with salmonella. The products are available by prescription through veterinary clinics. No illnesses have been reported, but an FDA analysis identified positive results on two lots of Iams Veterinary Formulas Feline Renal 5.5 lbs: numbers 01384174B4 0 19014 21405 1 and 01384174B2 0 19014 21405 1. Codes are found in the lower right corner on the back of the bag. Anyone owning the food should throw it out. Pets can become infected...
  • ZOT!! What is really going to happen? (Vanity)

    05/19/2010 6:15:39 PM PDT · by Shooterbug · 168 replies · 3,438+ views
    I know there is a lot of speculation on what will happen in the next few years, but I would really like to know if anyone has a real good sense of what will be going on in a few years. I would like to be prepared, but don't want to over prepare. Is there a real good sense of what is coming in the next few years? I have the ammunition I need, but is it really necessary to stockpile food. Just curious as to what other here are doing. Thanks
  • BOYCOTT!

    01/13/2009 6:02:57 AM PST · by cymry8 · 127 replies · 5,036+ views
    1/13/09 | Cymry8
    It looks as though the USSC or for that matter any of our elected representatives are going to do anything to call into question Barrack Obama's foreign national status. So, it's up to us (American Citizens) to apply the pressure to get them to take notice. We can BOYCOTT any spending on luxury/non-essential items. This will get the governments attention. Pay your bills but don't spend your tax refund, don't spend your stimulus payment. Call in to local radio talk shows.......you know the drill. If it's good enough for Jesse Jackson, then it is certainly good enough for us in...
  • Comments from an Obama voter (not trolling ) You've had your fun, ZOT!

    11/07/2008 10:40:35 AM PST · by Traviswf · 657 replies · 17,331+ views
    Traviswf
    Hi there. I voted for Obama, but have been reading a lot of Freerepublic lately to see how the other side is reacting. I'm not trying to troll here - honestly - but if you feel I am, that's understandable. I just wanted to offer a perspective on this that I think may be interesting to some of you. Oh, and this is much longer than I intended. And I'm fairly certain I'm not posting this the right way...for which I apologize. When Bush was elected in 2000, I was upset. And yes, I whined about him "stealing" the election....
  • Among Fat Cats, Diabetes Numbers Are On The Rise

    01/05/2008 12:30:40 PM PST · by JACKRUSSELL · 13 replies · 75+ views
    Rochester Post-Bulletin ^ | January 5, 2007 | By Jennifer Mann
    (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- ......While there is not full agreement as to the causes, in general experts say the soaring rates of diabetes in the pet population -- and cats in particular -- mimic the reasons that it has become epidemic in the people population: increasingly sedentary lifestyles coupled with copious consumption of highly refined foods. ......While there is a debate on the cause of the rising numbers of cats with diabetes, one theory gaining traction is that much of the dry cat food is too high in carbohydrates and too low in protein. ......people and cats have vastly different...
  • You Saw it Here First !!!

    10/30/2007 12:25:52 PM PDT · by genefromjersey · 2 replies · 87+ views
    Finneran Lane ^ | 10/30/07 | vanity
    THIS JUST IN !!! Unbelievable photos !
  • Found it! Safe Cat Food List - Products NOT included in the Cat Food Recall.

    07/06/2007 4:45:14 AM PDT · by yankeedame · 27 replies · 2,674+ views
    Safe Cat Food List - Products not included in the Cat Food Recall. Click to view the Cat Food Review and Cat Food Ratings Acana Pet Foods Active Care Cat Food Advanced Pet Diets Select Choice Artemis - Holistic Cat Food AUNT JENI'S Cat Food AvoDerm Natural Cat Food Azmira Holistic Animal Care Cat Food Back to Basics Cat Food Bench & Field Cat Food Bil-Jac Cat Food Blackwood & Adirondack cat foods Blue Seal® branded canned pet products Brandon Farms® brand of organic dry and canned foods Bravo Cat Food Breeder's Choice Cat Food Burns Natural Cat Food By...
  • Menu Foods Says It's Ready to Process Claims from Pet Owners (Must Read for Pet Owners)

    05/19/2007 10:53:22 AM PDT · by greyfoxx39 · 36 replies · 786+ views
    Consumer Affairs.com ^ | May 17, 2007 | Lisa Wade McCormick
    Menu Foods has posted claims information on its Web site for pet owners whose pets were killed or injured by contaminated feed. The Canadian-based company in March recalled more than 60 million containers of melamine-tainted pet food -- linked to the deaths and illnesses of thousands of dogs and cats nationwide -- and now says it will “address any reasonable expense incurred by pet owners that we can identify as being caused by contamination of Menu Foods’ products.” The company also advised pet owners of the ramifications of settling directly with Menu Foods instead of joining one of the more...
  • Pet food insider sold shares before recall: CFO calls sale a 'horrible coincidence'

    04/10/2007 9:30:17 AM PDT · by GMMAC · 25 replies · 1,614+ views
    Toronto Globe & Mail ^ | Tuesday, April 10, 2007 | Keith McArthur
    Pet food insider sold shares before recall CFO calls sale a 'horrible coincidence' Keith McArthur Toronto Globe and Mail (Business Section) Tuesday, April 10, 2007 The chief financial officer of Menu Foods Income Fund says it's a "horrible coincidence" that he sold nearly half his units in the troubled pet food maker less than three weeks before a massive recall of tainted pet food. Insider trading reports show that Mark Wiens sold 14,000 units for $102,900 on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27. Those shares would be worth $62,440 today, based on yesterday's close of $4.46 a unit. That represented...
  • Recall expanded to some dry cat food

    03/30/2007 6:19:26 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 70 replies · 1,422+ views
    Boston Globe/AP ^ | March 30, 2007
    Recall expanded to some dry cat food By Andrew Bridges, Associated Press Writer March 30, 2007 WASHINGTON --Federal testing of recalled pet foods turned up a chemical used to make plastics but failed to confirm the presence of a cancer drug also used as rat poison. The recall expanded Friday to include the first dry pet food. The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it found melamine in samples of the Menu Foods pet food involved in the original recall and in imported wheat gluten used as an ingredient in the company's wet-style products. Cornell University scientists also found melamine...
  • Pet deaths prompt recall of pet food

    03/16/2007 2:53:30 PM PDT · by Dysart · 289 replies · 16,858+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 3-16-07 | ANDREW BRIDGES
    WASHINGTON - A major manufacturer of dog and cat food sold under Wal-Mart, Safeway, Kroger and other store brands recalled 60 million containers of wet pet food Friday after reports of kidney failure and deaths. An unknown number of cats and dogs suffered kidney failure and about 10 died after eating the affected pet food, Menu Foods said in announcing the North American recall. Product testing has not revealed a link explaining the reported cases of illness and death, the company said."At this juncture, we're not 100 percent sure what's happened," said Paul Henderson, the company's president and chief executive...
  • FreeRepublic Policy Statement

    03/03/2007 5:38:03 PM PST · by ZULU · 534 replies · 7,144+ views
    FrreRepublic ^ | Unknown | Jim Robinson
    "Therefore, we wholeheartedly support the Bush Doctrine of pre-emptive strikes on known terrorist states and organizations that are believed to present a clear threat to our freedom or national security. We support our military, our troops and our Commander-in-Chief and we oppose turning control of our government back over to the liberals and socialists who favor appeasement, weakness, and subserviency. We do not believe in surrendering to the terrorists as France, Germany, Russia and Spain have done and as Kerry, Kennedy, Clinton and the Democrats, et al, are proposing. As a conservative site, Free Republic is pro-God, pro-life, pro-family, pro-Constitution,...
  • Vanity: I have a dilemma regarding my cat

    06/28/2006 9:00:54 PM PDT · by Huntress · 276 replies · 2,321+ views
    self | 6/28/06 | Huntress
    Dear FReeper animal lovers: I have a dilemma regarding my cat and could use some advice. I have had Norman the cat for six years and he is a very beloved pet and companion. He got sick this morning, and my vet says he must have surgery or he will die. Here is the problem: the vet quoted me a price of $1800 (yes, $1800) for Norman's treatment; this includes what he has already done in an attempt to cure the cat without surgery, the surgery itself, and care after the surgery. $1800 is a tremendous amount of money but...
  • I've given up on trying to teach anyone here anything (They gave Socrates hemlock, now this guy.)

    02/12/2006 7:39:47 AM PST · by a true thinker · 336 replies · 7,739+ views
    There's no helping you. This site is now just a diversion -- like a train wreck. This site is inherently for and about raving egomaniacs, and Jim's site policies -- which amount to excluding reality and actual dialogue in favor of political/militaristic pornography -- is conducive to cognitive dissonance, which at the times your worldview is threatened leads you into psychotic breaks (on the political cognitive plane, that is, and just maybe in other realms too). Not to mention that your baseline politics is based in mythology about American demographics, science, economics, ethics etc. You spoonfeed each other in the...
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...
  • Seriously, Why Don't You Trolls Try Something Original?

    01/01/2006 9:27:23 AM PST · by inquisitive · 171 replies · 7,753+ views
    Why does anybody support George w Bush as President? He is clearly the worst President I have ever seen -- a complete disaster. And before you say anything, I have been a registered Republican for 25 years.
  • ZOT! Censorship alleged

    12/17/2005 5:27:56 AM PST · by Dances With Fascists · 337 replies · 7,870+ views
    Censored News & Ideas ^ | 9/11/04 | unknown
    Lies of omission about 9/11 -- stoking fears of terrorism THEY WANT YOU TO BE AFRAID The following post was censored by freerepublic.com shortly after it was posted on their "public" forum on 9/11/04. That forum is designed to appear as though it is a community forum open to all, but this post only received three responses before it and its replies were deleted, and a repeat posting at 4 am PST on 9/20/04 didn't stay online for 5 minutes! Someone is apparently watching closely over the content of the freerepublic.com forums and censoring them 24/7 (though they might have...
  • "Impostors!" - the latest accusation trend.

    10/17/2005 4:24:17 AM PDT · by BlueHornet · 28 replies · 545+ views
    It appears the latest popular way to discredit those who publish opposing views on forums is to accuse them of being impostors, not really who they claim to be, the same person posting under several names, as though no two people could possibly share the same opinions. This has happened on a variety of sites on the internet. Moderators find it an easy way of doing away with people they don't like who stay within the rules. Whether it is on a TV forum, or a political forum, the trend seems to be the same. TV Heaven, a while back,...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.
  • ZOT! u guys r nuts!

    03/23/2005 3:24:39 AM PST · by chrisrock · 117 replies · 1,743+ views
    Anyways, the US has a bad history with human rights and it treats Indians like crap in the US as second class citizens and everybody else. The Muslim nations are the only ones which do not fall for this racial superiority crap as they have ruled the Europeans for centuries and thought nothing of it. Even during colonial times, The Europeans had trouble with the Muslims more so than the Irish or anybody. These people are using the Hindus who are cowardly by nature to come to their side and in the end rule everybody. Dont listen to this propoganda...
  • ZOT! A Liberal Rates FreeRepublic - It's Not So Bad

    03/19/2005 11:31:39 AM PST · by Progman · 175 replies · 3,347+ views
    You folks would consider me a liberal, and I am not embarrassed at the label. I certainly believe in a safety net for society and helping minorites who otherwise would not be given opportunities. I had heard about FreeRepublic and expected this site to be a sinister plotting device for crazed right wing freaks. It's really not that at all. It is mostly a chatty mix of simplicities and Bush hero worship. It's actually rather timid here, you might even say banal. I guess it's the sort of intellectually challenged place that you would expect from red state denizens who...
  • Heavy Demands Apology (Like dude, you are kind of, like, slow on the uptake).

    03/18/2005 1:15:41 PM PST · by heavy requests · 60 replies · 3,841+ views
    my bleeding heart | cooler than most
    I apologize for being me, true and dedicated to freedom for everyone especially those who haven't seen it truly in a long time.
  • Stop inhumane ZOT! experiments on liberal trolls!!!!!

    03/16/2005 5:54:35 AM PST · by Martha2005 · 215 replies · 4,423+ views
    <p>Stop inhumane experiments on liberal trolls!!!!!!! Oh my! I recently encountered stunning liberal talking points concerning trolldom! Or concerning what FReepers do on the forum with idiots.</p> <p>I was really shocked and my eyes wide open when I was reading it! Unfortunately I lost the link but I will retell you what I happened to get to know. The people at the DNC set inhumane experiments over trolls! It is outrageous!</p>
  • Help shut down anti-Christian, anti-Semetic site...

    03/10/2005 8:49:17 AM PST · by MrEPoster · 74 replies · 1,300+ views
    Help me shut down this anti-Christian, anti-Semetic site on MSN. The management there silences anyone that disagrees with their anti-Christian, anti-Semetic message. Here's the site: http://groups.msn.com/whatisyourpoint2/general.msnw?action=get_threads Check out these threads, and you will see what I mean: http://groups.msn.com/whatisyourpoint2/general.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=22756&LastModified=4675512655268494628 and: http://groups.msn.com/whatisyourpoint2/general.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=22519&LastModified=4675510412477670721 Thanks.
  • Richard Clarke Speaks at Univ. of Ill. campus

    03/08/2005 11:43:26 PM PST · by thetpsreport · 34 replies · 1,058+ views
    The Daily Illini ^ | 03-08-2005 | Shannon Smith
    Richard Clarke came to speak on the Univ. of Ill. campus, and expressed an interest in winning the war by winning the war of ideas. You can read the Daily Illini pre-coverage here and my news/blog article on the speech itself here. Thoughts on Clarke? Does he have valid points to bring up? Or an alterior motive? He was a decent speaker and it was a packed crowd the overflowed into another room where another packed audience watched the lecture on monitors. He took a few jabs here and there (Fox news and Bush's desire to recreate the blackboard of...
  • In response to "Feminism, Rape and Unpretty Data"

    03/08/2005 8:27:02 PM PST · by Girl_in_Red · 101 replies · 1,233+ views
    This comment is in response to an article I recently read on this site when doing a search for rape conviction sentencing. I was horrified to see such a short sighted article, infering based upon the "information" provided that rape accusals are abused and lacking in credibility. As a rape survivor myself, I find this a hard arguement to swallow to say nothing of buy into. The reason I never went through with pressing charges is no one believed me and it was too emotionally raw to keep pursuing. It is harder than anything to get someone to belive you...
  • Bob Taft Sucks

    03/07/2005 5:05:50 AM PST · by authorofbobtaftsucks.com · 217 replies · 1,823+ views
    http://www.bobtaftsucks.com ^ | 3-7-05 | author@bobtaftsucks.com
    Fed up with Bob Taft - go to the website bobtaftsucks.com
  • YEEEEEAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGHHHHHH!!!!!!(translation: ZOT)

    03/03/2005 6:37:52 PM PST · by bigred0427 · 106 replies · 1,891+ views
    http://www.sunherald.com/mld/sunherald/news/politics/11025163.htm HAHAHA ALL YOUR MANDATE ARE BELONG TO DEAN!!!!
  • Death Toll Hits 1,500

    03/03/2005 4:54:00 AM PST · by jbane · 263 replies · 4,626+ views
    MSNBC ^ | March 3, 2005 | AP
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The number of U.S. military deaths in Iraq rose to 1,500 after the military announced Thursday that a soldier was killed in action just south of the capital, an Associated Press count showed.
  • A Farewell to the World Address (my vanity of vanities) ((bring your own bunnies & pancakes))

    03/01/2005 8:07:26 AM PST · by vigilanteonvigilante · 149 replies · 6,548+ views
    self ^ | 03/01/2005 | self
    As a disclaimer to the following, it is important to note that there is a part of mandate in the following, but also a part of research and hypothesis. It is not a Manifesto but the result of manifestations. Criticizing the following is fair and fine, of course, however some critics have for agenda to smear the information and informer in order to cover up their own professional disgraces and not have them addressed as an important issue. Most of these "enemies", however, I feel sorry for, for several reasons: 1. because they spend more on hiding than doing their...
  • Toxic Work Places

    02/24/2005 11:08:19 AM PST · by gerryduffett · 93 replies · 2,141+ views
    Feb 24 2005 | Gerry Duffett
    <p>To Whom It May Concern.</p> <p>Wow what an experience. I was employed at Gal Power Systems in Mississiauga to work on diesel generator systems. I was working on a pair of 16 v 92 Detroit diesel generator sets at 4160 volt at a facility called the South West Regional Center in Chatham Ontario. I was requested by the project manager Moe Gallick of the Ontario Realty Corporation to supply and install some fuel system components at an Ontario Provincial Police transmitter tower close by. When I went there to do the work I saw that this was an old abandoned site no longer in use. I was let into the building and began work. As I was working I noticed the building had a an unusual amount of rat poison or toxic chemicals distributed inside the building. No breathing equipment or protective clothing were supplied by either my employer Gal Power Systems , The Ontario Realty Corporation or the Ontario Provincial Police. Mr Gallick did not spend very much time in the building. I completed the work. Shortly after this I had to seek medical attention within the Ministry of Health and was off work for close to a year. This was a deliberate act. I almost died. This act of incompetence was the end of a series of poisonings that started a couple of years earlier when I was working at Harper Detroit Diesel on a project at Mississauga Hydro , probably continued when I was hired by Thomson Technology in British Columbia and almost ended in my death at Gal Power Systems. Talk about bad politics or a toxic work place. That's kind of the ultimate. Some people say there is no corruption here in Canada. The harrasment to date in my work place is unbelievable and intolerable with off colour and snide comments about my mental health. There is much more to the story.</p>
  • Sex in the White House (ZOT!!! Troll holds breath for months, can't take it any more.)

    02/23/2005 10:06:00 AM PST · by LocalDemocrat · 145 replies · 4,783+ views
    Why isn't there an uproar over the Jeff Gannon and his gay prostitution business? Why was he allowed into White House Briefing Rooms? What happened to "family values"?
  • Bring religion back to American government (Zotted by irreligious mod).

    02/25/2005 1:18:59 PM PST · by robertborkiscool · 179 replies · 2,405+ views
    Hmmmmmmm. ^ | 2-25-05 | Jared Simpson, eleven-star ayatollah.
    America is a nation on the decline because of our move away from God and religion and our love of secularism. Children are taught evil, immoral things in school such as how to put condoms on bananas and Darwin's theory of evolution. Mandatory prayer in public schools has been forced out, along with theology. These wonderful Biblical things have been replaced by an ungodly love of science and other anti-Christian, anti-moral subjects. Most of Europe has plunged itself into the depraved depths of Sodom and Gomorrah because of its secularism. America is well on its way to following them. But...
  • Zotted British Conservative needs help

    02/26/2005 7:04:22 AM PST · by Brit_Tory · 105 replies · 1,204+ views
    Hi guys and girls...i'm a British Tory who needs some help...in Britain we're overwhelmed by leftie loons who think like this blogger, who calls themself A Logical voice....just a few examples of this guys posts. Heard from a friend you Yanks like to gang up, and let bloggers know what you think..as well as dictators Top US general sees lasting "insurgency" Well, it certainly won't help matters by arming your former enemies to the teeth, to battle against the elected Shiites. No doubt those soldiers will be confused about who to shoot at, and may just shoot at anything that...
  • Smoking!

    02/20/2005 5:40:53 PM PST · by oldrip · 136 replies · 2,047+ views
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  • ZOT! The real facts of social security, courtesy of FactCheck

    02/23/2005 8:31:43 PM PST · by CAOHCAUCSB · 108 replies · 2,097+ views
    FactCheck.org ^ | February 3, 2005
    Summary In his State of the Union Address, President Bush said again that the Social Security system is headed for "bankruptcy," a term that could give the wrong idea. Actually, even if it goes "bankrupt" a few decades from now, the system would still be able to pay about three-quarters of the benefits now promised. Bush also made his proposed private Social Security accounts sound like a sure thing, which they are not. He said they "will" grow fast enough to provide a better return than the present system. History suggests that will be so, but nobody can predict what...
  • ZOT! Moderator is a punk

    02/22/2005 9:46:34 PM PST · by Time is now · 202 replies · 3,301+ views
    This Board ^ | 2/22/05 | time is now
    You just pulled a thread with no profanity and no agression. Get your head out brother and let some late night discourse happen outside your own personal interests. "Do I fit in" was not offensive in any way except to demented the click that lurks here.
  • When Will I be Banned? (His doom was at hand. Rejoicing fills the land.)

    02/13/2005 8:24:00 AM PST · by dead in the water · 186 replies · 4,114+ views
    Linda Ronstadt
    I have signed up I used free email When will I be banned? I have logged in With my new screename When will I be banned? Ever since two thousand It’s been the same old thing If you don’t kiss George Bush butt You are history! I am new here I have posted When will I be banned? Nazi mods are watching They’ve nothing better to do If you don’t kiss George Bush butt That’s the end of you! I have signed up I have posted When will I be banned? When will I be banned Tell me, when will...
  • A liberal - To the Republican community. Should we leave? [too DUmb to ZOT]

    02/13/2005 2:00:25 AM PST · by The_Liberal Person · 403 replies · 6,379+ views
    A liberal - To the Republican community. 1. What are your goals as Republicans? 2. Is your goal to make Liberals to leave America? 3. If you want us to stay, when does this country go too far to the right? 4. If you want us to leave, will the US government pay for our plane tickets?
  • Zot! I really can quit posting on Free Republic, really, I can

    02/03/2005 7:28:27 PM PST · by yellahmae · 101 replies · 2,520+ views
    Can I bum one from you? | 02/04/05 | yellahmae
    Quitting is hard, but don't give up!
  • Condi has not distingushed herself (ZOT!!! Sum troles dont rede and spel gud.)

    01/14/2005 7:03:46 AM PST · by Canada_Goose_205 · 164 replies · 3,583+ views
    Finally forced to reveal the title of the Aug 6th PDB memo, she, under oath mischaracterized the memo as historical in nature. Despite being breifed by het outgoing counterpart, failed to hold a principals meeting on terrorism until a week before 9/11.
  • I visited Amerika, and all I got was this lousy zot.

    01/27/2005 9:15:15 AM PST · by Manservant · 101 replies · 3,197+ views
    The U.S. Model: For years, much of the world did aspire to the American way of life. But today countries are finding more appealing systems in their own backyards. Not long ago, the American dream was a global fantasy. Not only Americans saw themselves as a beacon unto nations. So did much of the rest of the world. East Europeans tuned into Radio Free Europe. Chinese students erected a replica of the Statue of Liberty in Tiananmen Square.
  • Dig discovery is oldest 'pet cat'

    04/09/2004 5:34:44 AM PDT · by vannrox · 60 replies · 700+ views
    BBC ^ | Thursday, 8 April, 2004, 18:00 GMT 19:00 UK | By Paul Rincon
    The oldest known evidence of people keeping cats as pets may have been discovered by archaeologists. The discovery of a cat buried with what could be its owner in a Neolithic grave on Cyprus suggests domestication of cats had begun 9,500 years ago. It was thought the Egyptians were first to domesticate cats, with the earliest evidence dating to 2,000-1,900 BC. French researchers writing in Science magazine show that the process actually began much earlier than that. The evidence comes from the Neolithic, or late stone age, village of Shillourokambos on Cyprus, which was inhabited from the 9th to the...
  • Football-Sized Burritos at Fast-Food Mexican Restaurants Pack Caloric Punch

    10/04/2003 11:50:04 AM PDT · by traumer · 37 replies · 893+ views
    MSN ^ | September 30, 2003 | Jennifer Warner
    Fresh-Mex Restaurant Chains Get Grilled Football-Sized Burritos at Fast-Food Mexican Restaurants Pack Caloric Punch Sept. 30, 2003 -- With slogans that tout how their oversized burritos are so big that they beep when they back up, perhaps the popular "fresh-Mex" fast-food chains should have seen the food police salivating. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the group that blew the whistle on the fat content of movie theater popcorn, Chinese food, and other fast-food restaurant fare, has now set its sights on the mushrooming Tex-Mex and fresh-Mex food chains, such as Chipotle, Baja Fresh, Rubio's, and La...