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  • Slaughtneil wins third Gaelic Football Championship in a row!

    10/04/2015 7:38:05 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 3 replies
    Congratulations @GACSlaughtneil on today's Championship win! Another fantastic season.— (@oakleafers) October 4, 2015 The treble. Truly special achievement for all involved. #1club3codes3championships— Slaughtneil GAC (@GACSlaughtneil) October 4, 2015
  • A State-by-State Map of Where Immigrants Came From

    10/04/2015 7:24:35 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 25 replies
    citylab ^ | 10-1-15 | Tanvi Misra
    U.S. migration patterns changed plenty from 1850 to 2013. A nifty interactive map, created by the Pew Research Center, visualizes these shifts by showing the origin of the dominant immigrant group in each state for every decade during this time period.
  • Silver jumped a dollar an ounce since yesterday. Anything up?

    10/04/2015 4:30:36 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 81 replies
    Kitco ^ | 10/4/2015 | misc
    Just thought this seems possibly important. Gold also jumped.
  • And What If Joaquin Struck&Flooded New England/New York?Who Would The Left Have Blamed?

    10/04/2015 4:05:06 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 11 replies
    Lets say that Hurricane Joaquin landed in the Boston/Tri-State Region. A very very "Deep Blue" region of the United States. High winds,chaos and flooding. Who would the far left accuse of such a destructive rain event? Global Warming? Climate Change? The GOP/Conservatives? SUV's? But Joaquin decided to flood a deep red state, therefore the left loonies have nothing to complain about this week. But maybe they will state that it was Gods retaliation for the recent church shooting. And the global climate activist(more like loonies)were so hoping it would of hit the northeast so they could point it out as...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 10/4 7-11pm est

    10/04/2015 3:16:55 PM PDT · by Vision · 30 replies
    WAMU ^ | 10/4/15 | Ed Walker
    Friends, it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen LiveInfo*tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow.Official OTR blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread:
  • China to join Russian air strikes in Syria, Russia gains Iraq air base report

    10/04/2015 3:09:05 PM PDT · by Lucy Hamilton · 78 replies
    BELGRADE DEBKAfiles military and intelligence sources report that China sent word to Moscow on Friday, October 2, that J-15 fighter bombers would shortly join the Russian air campaign that was launched Wednesday, September 30. Baghdad has moreover offered Moscow an air base for targeting the Islamic State now occupying large swathes of Iraqi territory, reports. The J-15 warplanes will take off from the Chinese Liaoning-CV-16 aircraft carrier, which reached Syrian shores on September 26, according to DEBKAfile. This will be a landmark event for Beijing: its first military operation in the Middle East as well the carriers first...
  • Vanity--What do FReepers think of Wounded Warriors as a charity?--vanity

    10/04/2015 2:04:16 PM PDT · by Mamzelle · 53 replies
    Vanity | 10/04/15 | Mamzelle
    Look at charitable giving budget after a lean year and I want to make every penny count. I tend to be suspicious of any philanthropy that engages in heavily emotional advertising. Opinions about WW from FReepers appreciated.
  • For transgender people, getting healthcare remains difficult despite Obamacare

    10/04/2015 12:04:59 PM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies ^ | Oct. 3, 2015 | Soumya Karlamangla
    Desperate for hormonal treatments, transgender patients were turning to friends and illicit dealers for unregulated cocktails of drugs. Many were left with health complications and infections that landed them in the waiting room of a busy South Los Angeles clinic. "For the most part, they were basically getting care on the streets," said Jim Mangia, president and chief executive of St. John's Well Child and Family Center, which runs the West 58th Street health center as part of a network of low-cost Los Angeles-area clinics. After years of dealing with medical problems created by what he saw as a major...
  • What people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like

    10/04/2015 10:29:43 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 51 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | October 4, 2015 | Ana Swanson
    There are few things as fascinating as seeing what people in the past dreamed about the future. "France in the Year 2000" is one example. The series of paintings, made by Jean-Marc Ct and other French artists in 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910, shows artist depictions of what life might look like in the year 2000. The first series of images were printed and enclosed in cigarette and cigar boxes around the time of the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris, according to the Public Domain Review, then later turned into postcards.
  • In an Oregon gun shop, President Obama's message does not sit well

    10/04/2015 8:22:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 10 replies
    reuters ^ | Oct. 3, 2015 | Emily Flitter
    ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - The first thing customers entering the Roseburg Gun Shop see is a life-sized cardboard cutout of President Barack Obama with a Middle Eastern scarf around his head and a badge pinned to his chest that reads: "Gun salesman of the year."The customers and sales staff in this store, located 10 miles (16 km) from Umpqua Community College, where a gunman killed nine people and injured nine others on Thursday, said they were horrified by the shootings. But they were not buying the presidents argument that guns were the problem.
  • New York men make $1,000 a week by waiting in lines

    10/04/2015 7:06:35 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 29 replies
    upi ^ | Oct. 1, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    NEW YORK, A New York entrepreneur said he makes up to $1,000 a week by offering a simple service -- waiting in long lines. Robert Samuel, founder of business Same Ole Line Dudes, said he makes up to $1,000 a week by holding places in lines for product releases, sample sales, Broadway shows, Saturday Night Live tickets and other events. Samuel said he and his team of professional "waiters" charge $25 for the first hour per line-sitter and they each charge $10 for each additional half hour. He told Salon he recently made $1,000 by waiting 48 hours outside the...
  • Happy Broderick Crawford Day (10-4)

    10/04/2015 5:14:40 AM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 56 replies
    The Official 60's Site - Highway Patrol ^ | October 4, 2015 | NonValueAdded
    Highway Patrol is a syndicated action crime drama series that aired from 1955-1959. The series was syndicated by Ziv TV. It starred Broderick Crawford as Dan Mathews, the gruff and dedicated head of a police force in a large, unidentified Western state. A signature shot of the series was fedora-wearing Mathews barking “10-4!” and other rapid-fire dialogue into a radio-microphone as he leaned against the door of his patrol car (call sign ID# “2150”)....When asked why the show ended after four seasons, Broderick Crawford said, “We ran out of crimes.”
  • Max Scherzer Throws No-Hitter vs. Mets

    10/03/2015 8:42:41 PM PDT · by TBP · 30 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | October 3, 2015 | Alec Nathan
    he Washington Nationals have been mired in turmoil over the past week, but Max Scherzer made the pain of dugout brawls and clubhouse chaos disappear Saturday night as he twirled his second no-hitter of the season in a 2-0 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field. Scherzer's the second pitcher to record two no-hitters in the regular season since 1973. The other, according to B/R Insights, is Nolan Ryan. Washington's ace recorded 17 strikeouts in the winseven more than he notched in his no-hit effort on June 20 against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 17 strikeouts also tied Ryan...
  • Obama vs Reagan "How to handle a terrorist".

    10/03/2015 8:23:36 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 2 replies ^ | 9/14/14 | Stefan TV
    Obama vs Reagan "How to handle a terrorist".
  • The Best of Ronald Reagan

    10/03/2015 8:15:27 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 5 replies ^ | 5/11/12 | Ronald Reagan
    The Best of Ronald Reagan
  • This Guy May Have Won The Internet by Shutting Down Anti-Gun, Pro-Abortion Lefty with Just One Tweet

    10/03/2015 6:44:31 PM PDT · by SZonian · 60 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | October 3, 2015 | Kyle Becker
    This ones gonna burn a little, so might want to rub some salve in it if youre not a pro-life person. Michael Deppisch spotted a tweet by Sarah Marian Seltzer, who was upset with the NRA about the UCC shooting. What Deppisch wrote had her retaliating with the best three-word response she could think of: GFY. [Explicit language follows*]
  • UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Live Thread

    10/03/2015 5:43:58 PM PDT · by Manic_Episode · 67 replies
    UFC | 10/03/2015
    Welcome to UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson Live Thread!
  • I just apologized to my dog

    10/03/2015 5:18:26 PM PDT · by keat · 52 replies
    3 October 2015 | self
    I just apologized to my dog for having to live part of his life under the Obama regime. No dog should have to do that. A dog should love his country. I just hope he lives long enough to see this cretin out of office but, pushing 14, he may not.
  • Secret Service Targeting of Chaffetz Alarms Lawmakers

    10/03/2015 4:14:24 PM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 20 replies
    CQ Roll Cal ^ | 10/2/2015 | Hannah Hess and Matthew Fleming
    A Secret Service officials allegedly deliberate decision to embarrass Rep. Jason Chaffetz could give pause to other lawmakers who have applied for federal jobs, cautioned former House Judiciary Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis.
  • Everyone Who Wanted More F-22s Is Being Proven Right

    10/03/2015 12:27:17 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 13 replies
    Fox Trot Alpha ^ | 25 September 2015 | Tyler Rogoway
    As if they suddenly came to an epiphany, the United States Air Force brass is now admitting what many of us have been screaming about for so long: We didnt build nearly enough F-22s, and the F-35 cannot simply pick up the slack.
  • Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness (Warning! Super Manhattan Liberal rant)

    10/03/2015 10:58:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    The New Yorker | 10/2/15 | Cassidy
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  • Secret Service agents: Hillary is a nightmare to work with

    10/03/2015 10:05:50 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 37 replies ^ | 10/2/15 | By Deroy Murdock
    Secret Service agents: Hillary is a nightmare to work with By Deroy Murdock Good morning, maam, a member of the uniformed Secret Service once greeted Hillary Clinton. F off, she replied. That exchange is one among many that active and retired Secret Service agents shared with Ronald Kessler, author of First Family Detail, a compelling look at the intrepid personnel who shield Americas presidents and their families and those whom they guard. Kessler writes flatteringly and critically about people in both parties. Regarding the Clintons, Kessler presents Chelsea as a model protectee who respected and appreciated her agents. He...
  • Why China Is on an L.A. Spending Spree: "It's Just Monopoly Money to Them"

    10/03/2015 9:41:12 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 7 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/2/2015 | Seth Abramovitch
    Why China Is on an L.A. Spending Spree: "It's Just Monopoly Money to Them" by Seth Abramovitch 10/2/2015 6:00am PDT "$20,000 on drinks is a plain night on the town," says one local restaurateur, as big-time Chinese money pours into Los Angeles, consuming everything from wine to diamonds to watches to cars to prime real estate (in one case, 25,000 square feet for a teenage college student). The ultra-wealthy Chinese tend to get what they want, and right now most of them want one thing: to get out. More than 60 percent of Chinas most affluent citizens have already left...
  • Working class warriors? No, middle class spongers and so-called academics

    10/03/2015 8:04:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 7 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/3/15 | Malone
    Age hasn't mellowed university graduate Ian Bone - he's full of resentment Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich All the while he has been claiming benefits funded by their taxes So, what does the bitter graduate think of the cereal cafe protest? Age has not mellowed university graduate Ian Bone. He may now be a 68-year-old grandfather, but he is full of burning resentment. Almost all his life has been devoted to waging war on the rich while claiming benefits funded by their taxes. His father was butler to Sir Gerald Coke, grandson...
  • P. Diddy joins rapper fans of Trump (Just sayin')

    10/03/2015 5:15:30 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 2 2015 | By Judy Kurtz
    GOP presidential candidate Donald Trumps list of friends who are famous rappers is growing: P. Diddy is the latest to count himself among them. Donald Trump is a friend of mine, and he works very hard, the Last Night rapper and record label founder says in an interview published Friday in The Washington Post.
  • Obama vows to not engage in Syria proxy war

    10/02/2015 10:36:45 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 19 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | 10-3-2015
    U.S. President Barack Obama stressed Friday that Russia and the United States would not engage in a "proxy war" due to their different positions on the brutal Syrian civil war. "We're going to continue to have tensions. And we're going to continue to have differences," Obama told a press conference. "But we're not going to make Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia." Obama said the U.S. is clear on sticking to its policy in Syria, citing President Bashar al-Assad as the problem. No amount of U.S. military engagement will solve political problems, he asserted. He...
  • Up close and personal with a HUGE brown bear under a guys back deck!

    10/02/2015 8:59:17 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 44 replies
    You Tube ^ | September 21, 2015 | Deep Bush Survival
    Published on 21 Sep 2015 A guys gets up close and personal with a HUGE brown bear under his buddys back deck. Kudos to him for handling the situation without having to put the bear down!
  • Old Time Religion

    10/02/2015 7:36:08 PM PDT · by kjam22 · 13 replies
    EXTREME Vanity ^ | 10-2-2015 | kjam22
    >Old Time Religion
  • And What If The Oregon Shooting Took Place In Chicago?Would There Be An Immediate Response?

    10/02/2015 5:00:02 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 14 replies
    Now lets say we had a 25 year old Black male who was going through a very rough time, has a criminal record, no job, no future, no parents, etc. He finally reaches that boiling point where he decided to do the unthinkable, and we have a similar shooting like we did yesterday. Does anyone think Obama would of gone on live TV that same night? Or wait it out for five to seven weeks, and maybe even blame the horror on conservatives.
  • Kerry Tells Colbert: 'Memories of Vietnam Made Me Seek Iran Deal' Video

    10/02/2015 4:02:02 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 73 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | October 02, 2015
    Kerry Tells Colbert: 'Memories of Vietnam Made Me Seek Iran Deal' Video Speaking to Stephen Colbert on The Late Show, the US secretary of state says his time served in Vietnam helped motivate him to seek a deal with Iran over their nuclear program. [Vietnam] was a war in which too many of my friends died, under circumstances that might have been averted had different choices been made by people in positions of responsibility, Kerry said
  • Just what party did the Oregon shooter officially belong to? You might be surprised

    10/02/2015 2:02:27 PM PDT · by Stalwart · 25 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | Oct-2-2015 | Abby Normal
    Chris Harper-Mercer, the Oregon mass shooter claimed to be conservative on an online profile. Pictured with a common 10/22 rifle that most Americans have owned at some point in their lives, the rush to label him was immediate, even before the public was privy to his real name. A search of his official voting preference shows he registered as a "Independent Party" voter though.
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! October 2015 Edition

    10/02/2015 12:56:38 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 10 replies ^ | 10-2-15 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Facebook asking for Drivers License/Birth Certificate Info

    10/02/2015 10:51:53 AM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 66 replies
    So I attempt to get into my Facebook page which I was able to earlier today, and all of a sudden, it is asking me for ID's before I can get to my page. Asking for a drivers license, birth certificate, pictures, etc. I've never had this happen! Anyone else experience this?
  • Mitch McConnell Heaps Praise On Late Sen. Ted Kennedy

    10/02/2015 10:03:36 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 79 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | October 02, 2015
  • ULA needs relief on Russian engines before GPS launch bid: CEO

    10/02/2015 9:25:56 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed
    Reuters ^ | 10-2-2015
    United Launch Alliance, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing, on Friday said it would not bid in a U.S. Air Force competition to launch a GPS satellite unless it received some relief from a ban on use of Russian rocket engines. ULA Chief Executive Tory Bruno told reporters in Cape Canaveral, Florida, that the company was seeking a partial waiver on trade sanctions enacted last year that ban U.S. military use of the Russian RD-180 engine that powers ULA's primary workhorse Atlas 5 rocket. Bruno said the company needed a decision on that issue before it could submit...
  • Cheating [in UK] soars in race for school places

    10/02/2015 8:11:51 AM PDT · by pabianice · 1 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/2/15 | Harding
    Figures show councils being bombarded with bogus forms from parents Their tricks include using the addresses of grandparents or businesses Authorities found at least 470 allegations of admissions fraud in 2012-13 Soared to at least 1,232 in 2014-15, when 696 pupils had offer withdrawn Desperate parents are increasingly lying on school admissions forms, with cases of suspected fraud nearly trebling in the past three years. Figures released today show councils are being bombarded with bogus forms from parents trying to get their children into the most sought-after schools amid a 'chronic' places shortage. Tricks include using the addresses of grandparents...
  • Pope of the poor arrives in US denying hes a liberal

    10/02/2015 5:41:19 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep. 22, 2015 11:44 PM EDT | Nicole Winfield and Rachel Zoll
    The pope of the poor arrived for his first-ever visit to the worlds wealthiest superpower Tuesday denying he is a leftist and riding in a frugal little family car, windows rolled down. [] The Argentine, known as the slum pope for ministering to the downtrodden in his native Buenos Aires, is expected to urge America to take better care of the environment and the poor and return to its founding ideals of religious liberty and open arms toward immigrants.During the flight, Francis defended himself against conservative criticism that his condemnation of trickle-down economics makes him a communist. I am certain...

    10/02/2015 4:57:17 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 71 replies
    Common Sense | 02 October 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    <p>It is time to allow concealed carry by permit holders EVERYWHERE right NOW. If Obama REALLY wanted to help the nation against mass shootings he would immediately implement a proposal to pass into FEDERAL law the right for those lawfully getting permits to be able to carry ANYWHERE and be held completely responsible for their actions should they be involved in an incident. However, Obama has a different agenda. He wants to disarm the U.S. public, with an exception for Muslims of course, so he can de facto take over the country and cram is filthy philosophies down our throats.</p>
  • Does FNC actually cover live news anymore? (Vanity)

    10/01/2015 8:08:51 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 35 replies
    01 October 2015 | BnG
    Watching for new information on OR and the hurricane. FNC showing the O'Reilly repeat. New information is literally coming out by the moment on the OR situation, and a hurricane is bearing down on the east coast ... and FNC is playing replays.
  • Freeper questions following the shooting. <u>What are yours?</u> (Vanity.)

    10/01/2015 9:38:37 PM PDT · by golux · 26 replies
    10/2/15 | golux
    My own questions, some a wee bit facetious: 1) He is pictured with the top half of the venerable and much-adored Ruger 10-22. Is there a chance the rifle could have it's reputation tarnished? 2) His profile on "MyFace" or whatever seems to have been changed a number of times, after his death, over the course of the day. He is now, of course, a "Conservative Republican." How will this effect the public's knowledge of today's breaking news of Obama's secretly supplying nuclear materiel to Iran in (Obama's) first term? 3) When will Americans learn to eschew constitutional liberties in...
  • Top 10 engines of all time

    10/02/2015 12:59:05 AM PDT · by Cowman · 101 replies
    On all Cylinders ^ | January 26, 2014 | David Fuller
    (#10): Ford 427 SOHC (#9): Ford 351 Windsor (#8): Chevrolet 454 (#7): Cummins 5.9L I6 Turbo Diesel (#6): Chrysler 225 Slant Six (#5): Chevy 427 (#4): Ford 300 I6 (#3): General Motors LS1 (#2): Chrysler 426 HEMI (#1): Small Block Chevrolet (Gen 1) 350
  • Catholic Hospitals Refuse Health Care to Pregnant Women. So the ACLU Is Suing.

    10/01/2015 10:07:18 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 8 replies
    slate ^ | 10-1-2015 | Greta Weber
    Under strict religious directives, Catholic hospitals refuse to help a woman carry out a miscarriage until the fetal heartbeat stops on its own. They also prevent doctors from performing tubal ligationalso known as getting your tubes tiedeven if the procedure would benefit the womans health. On behalf of women denied care in the name of those directives, the American Civil Liberties Union announced that it is suing Trinity Health Corporation, one of the largest Catholic health systems in the country. The formal complaint is based on the health systems repeated and systematic failure to provide women suffering pregnancy complications with...
  • Federal agencies end fiscal year with shopping spree

    10/01/2015 9:04:06 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 7 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10-1-2015 | Kellan Howell
    Federal agencies went on a spree last month, spending whatever leftover federal funds they had rather than give back the excess money to taxpayers before the federal fiscal year ended Wednesday. The Social Security Administration bought $8,788 worth of hand sanitizers in its New York office alone, while its Maryland office dropped $41,133 more on housekeeping supplies. The Interior Department, the agency charged with protecting the nations forests, spent $33,472 on toilet paper. And overseas, the State Departments embassy in Benin stocked up on more than $37,000 worth of ink and toner. The use it or lose it shopping spree...
  • Midwives can't say "pregnant women" in case they offend "transgendering fathers"

    10/01/2015 7:41:25 PM PDT · by Lucy Hamilton · 19 replies
    Trevor McDonald has already "given birth" to two children since he transgendered, he's now expecting a third child. I must be missing something here, the way I see it ONLY a BIOLOGICAL WOMAN can give birth.
  • Trump Tax Plan Stumps GOP Establishment Again

    10/01/2015 7:38:49 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 8 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 01, 2015 | Matt Towery
    Every time they think they have knocked him down, Donald Trump comes up with a counterpunch that keeps the GOP establishment and traditional conservative pundits stunned and confused. Now they are being forced to attack the very bedrock of the Reagan economic legacy they so love. After two debates Trump remains the dark-horse leader for the GOP presidential nomination.
  • Todays Obama Remarks.No Guns For Us,But It's OK To Let Iran Build Nuclear Weapons.

    10/01/2015 7:31:17 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 10 replies
    Hopefully someone will bring this up on conservative radio and cable news. Obama is against us possessing weapons so we can protect our families, yet has no problem allowing Iran to build nuclear weapons that could someday wind up here!, Well? Does this make any sense to you? And we all know that any lunatic thats wants to kill will do so even if he can't find a weapon. Remember that Terrorist Attack In Boston?
  • WHO is the Shooter?

    10/01/2015 5:26:01 PM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 163 replies
    Whats the cover up??
  • Hillary Clinton Has Only Six Months to Live.

    10/01/2015 3:49:15 PM PDT · by Vinylly · 169 replies
    I don't know if you can believe the National Enquirer but the front page of the latest issue says she has a brain tumor, blood clots, MS, and is an alcoholic. Doctors are saying she has about six months to live. If this is not true then I think this is a bit too much for the National Enquirer to be printing this stuff.
  • O'reilly Crushes Kelly---Number Don't Lie

    Why do they keep saying that Kelly is #1---It is just not so....check it out
  • Poll: While Clinton struggles with 'liar' tag, voters find Biden 'honest'

    10/01/2015 10:25:31 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | 10-1-2015 | NICK GASS
    To a hefty number of likely voters, Hillary Clinton is still a "liar," "dishonest" and "untrustworthy." But when asked about their views of Joe Biden, pretty different words come to mind. ... While 12 percent used the words "favorable" and "like" to describe Biden, 5 percent called him an "idiot," an "ass" or a "joke," but roughly the same share found him "fun," a "character" and "goofy."