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  • <VANITY> Before the price explosion (gun help)

    11/06/2012 11:18:24 PM PST · by mykroar · 16 replies
    Self | 11/7/2012 | Self
    Thoughts between a couple weapons before prices explode:M-10 AK, orBushmaster CAR15 223 16 BSH REDDOT
  • Dear Bruce (Springsteen) - Obama won't save the working class or the Jersey shore

    11/06/2012 11:02:36 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 16 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 11-6-2012 | Mark LeVine (Not to be confused with The Great One)
    It was a touching image, especially for someone like me who grew up in a racially charged city in northern New Jersey, for whom Bruce Springsteen and Clarence Clemons constituted a singular image of a post-racist future even as local cops could still harass and brutalise young black men with relative impunity... Whether or not you voted for Obama in 2008, it was hard not to be teary-eyed on election night watching an African American man win the presidency of a country that during his lifetime was still routinely lynching black men... That things haven't turned out quite as most...
  • I have some good news

    11/06/2012 10:59:46 PM PST · by stillonaroll · 39 replies
    There are no riots tonight!
  • Enough.

    11/06/2012 10:56:40 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 16 replies
    Myself | 11/7/2012
    I have been getting hit with tons of e-mails in the last hour from every GOP and Tea Party group across the country asking to fund legal fund's. 12 hours ago they wanted more money for commercials and more ad's. No more money. FR is the only political place I will ever fund again. I didn't even have the money to give at the rate I gave it to these organizations who all are trotting out the same line as they did 4 years ago..."The fight has just begun..."? Excuse me? I for one have fought in the streets, with...
  • A THANK YOU to Jim and John Robinson!

    11/06/2012 10:51:05 PM PST · by prisoner6 · 30 replies
    Vanity | 11/07/2012 | prisoner6
    Despite the disappointments in the election it should be noted that the FreeRepublic forums and servers did very well! A huge THANK YOU is in order for Jim and John who have put in so much time and effort to keep things running!
  • Mitt Romney and Bret Farve Can Share Stories

    11/06/2012 10:46:13 PM PST · by klimeckg · 18 replies
    When Bret Farve was QB for Minnesota in the Superbowl, all he had to do was take a knee and burn out the clock, but No, he made a choice and he lost due to his choice. Mr. Romney, the same, instead he played it safe and took a knee and decided to burn out the clock when he should have gone after Obama in debate 3 on Beghazi. This we a mistake and the The Lord set sandy and all is history. So, it's no ones fault but Romney's and being the person that he campaigned as, I am...
  • Reuters Photo: Obama Wipes Campaign Tear (And Flips The Bird)

    11/06/2012 10:43:08 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11-5-2012
  • FR, Nate Silver accepts your apology

    11/06/2012 10:35:23 PM PST · by ksen · 15 replies
    As any poker player knows, those 8 percent chances do come up once in a while. If it happens this year, then a lot of polling firms will have to re-examine their assumptions — and we will have to re-examine ours about how trustworthy the polls are. But the odds are that Mr. Obama will win another term.
  • PBS: Ages 18 to 44 Vote Obama. 45 and Older Vote Romney.

    11/06/2012 10:25:43 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 23 replies
    Tonight | Chatterboxes
    Thank you Hurricane Sandy Fluke!
  • What the hell happened?

    11/06/2012 10:15:36 PM PST · by Perdogg · 156 replies
    What the hell happened? Can someone explain to me what happened? I live in NoVa. I saw no OFA ground game none. Nothing. I do not understand why there was a D+6 turn out. What happened to the Indies?
  • Tonight Revenge Won!

    11/06/2012 10:09:55 PM PST · by parisa · 11 replies
    Tonight revenge won! He went from Hope&Change to Divide&Rule. I look at this amazing, exceptional, talented ticket, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan and think what a gift at this dire time was presented to our country, and America chose the angry, bitter, spiteful community divider. What an utterly sad moment. I just want to cry, NOT FOR MYSELF and my personal investments in these Republicans. I want to cry for the opportunity we just threw to the wind.
  • Vanity: Take Heart! (Vanity)

    11/06/2012 9:46:14 PM PST · by One Name · 8 replies
    Vanity | 11/6/2012 | One Name
    Here we are- we know how the Book resolves. Love- for neighbors, children, the unborn- and even our enemies wins in the end. Truth and Righteousness are the ultimate victors. I'll fight and advocate until I breathe my last. This was once a great, the greatest of Nations. Losing this election does not make our case any less pure, or right. This country may soon devolve along evident fault lines. The most evident break is rural versus urban. Guess who will eat better.
  • VANITY - IN MOURNING

    11/06/2012 9:52:39 PM PST · by Jean2 · 46 replies
    Sitting here browsing FR with my cat and getting somewhat blotto over the depressing election results. This is indeed a dark day in America. I never thought I would live to see the day that my country would willingly embrace socialism.
  • Libtard Gary Johnson Cost Romney FL and OH

    11/06/2012 9:51:53 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 74 replies
    Hover over Google's state map at link.
  • Worst Day in US History, Maybe World History:White House Occupant Re-Elected;NY Slimes Breaking News

    11/06/2012 9:42:04 PM PST · by lbryce · 12 replies
    I won't, can't post the Breaking News Story from the Slimes. Their headline story in Re-election Is In Huge Blue Block Letters. This is the worst day in US history. Absolutely, Irrefutably. FUBO
  • Washington state legalizes marijuana

    11/06/2012 9:36:26 PM PST · by djf · 90 replies
    I-502, a voter initiative designed to legalize the possession and personal use of Marijuana, appears to have passed. With 50% of the statewide votes counted, the initiative leads with a 55% to 45% approval rating. Up to one ounce of marijuana, grown at state-licensed facilities, and sold (and TAXED!) at state retail locations, will now be allowed. There will be standards set for driving while impaired, as well as a zero-tolerance policy for persons under 21. It is estimated it will take about a year for all the machinery to get set up before people can buy retail hooch! Negotiations...
  • Vanity: Candy Crowley and Chris Christie probably cost Romney the election.

    11/06/2012 9:17:44 PM PST · by barryobi · 120 replies
    11/6/2012 | barryobi
    Candy Crowley ruined the second debate with her interference, CBS withheld damning video of Obama on 9/12 denying the Benghazi attack was terrorism. Romney was thrown off his game by the MSM covering for Obama. After Sandy, Chris Christie injected himself into the campaign by shamelessly giving Obama wet sloppy kisses when he toured the Jersey shore after Sandy. I think this may have hurt Romney more than we all know, because the MSM ran three straight days of Christie/Obama giving each other wet sloppy kisses.
  • Vanity: Integrity of Vote

    11/06/2012 9:17:02 PM PST · by samsmom · 12 replies
    It is time for all Americans to come together to demand the integrity and trustworthiness of every vote cast. We should demand that every vote can be matched to a legal living resident in the community it was cast. No matter how long it takes--especially in the swing states.
  • Will the Catholic Church Get Its Day in The Supreme Court?

    11/06/2012 9:29:26 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 10 replies
    Anger | Now | Me
    Will Obama, the Constitutional Law Professor throw the Catholic Church a bone and propose a religious liberty exemption to Obamacare for all who want it? If not, will 50% of the country evade taxes?
  • A thought for tonight

    11/06/2012 9:28:25 PM PST · by Notary Sojac · 3 replies
    self | 11-7-2012 | Notary Sojac
    The 19th of May, 1780, was a remarkable day. Candles were lighted in many houses; the birds were silent and disappeared, and the fowls retired to roost. The legislature of Connecticut was then in session at Hartford.A very general opinion prevailed, that the day of judgment was at hand. The house of Representatives, being unable to transact their business, adjourned. A proposal to adjourn the Council was under consideration.When the opinion of Colonel Davenport was asked, he answered, "I am against an adjournment. The day of judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is...
  • Vanity: GOP need some serious soul searching (get ready for "stop Palin" 2.0)

    11/06/2012 8:49:39 PM PST · by Kolath · 18 replies
    Kolath | 11/7/2012 | Kolath
    Make you predictions folks for the 2012-2016 Mine: Stop Palin 2.0, GOPe rolls out Jeb Bush.
  • Vanity: What are we going to do the next four years?

    11/06/2012 8:42:37 PM PST · by ForAmerica · 78 replies
    This man is going to make our lives a living hell the next four years! Remember that he talked about "a military" in our country. Here comes the "brown-shirts", they will come for me first because I shouldn't think the way that I do, because I'm black. What's wrong with me!?
  • Vanity: Fiscal Cliff

    11/06/2012 8:43:34 PM PST · by impimp · 14 replies
    6 November 2012 | impimp
    We lost the Presidency. But I have a plan to help the USA. We must embrace the fiscal cliff. Boehner must not waver. We must be willing to shut down the government for an indefinite period of time. That means no pension money for our Veterans who risked their lives for us. That means no money for anything. But it also means the deficit is gone as the government would be unable to add to the debt limit. It also means long-term we would be better off as people would realize they need to be self-sufficient and not sponge off...
  • Vanity: I was wrong and I'm done projecting elections

    11/06/2012 8:49:23 PM PST · by HamiltonJay · 93 replies
    Okay, I was wrong so I'm done tryin to call elections. 4 years from now I am just going to say nothing. How anyone can fail so fully and win re-election is beyond me. Obviously America is becoming a nation of takers and not makers. So flame away. I was wrong, horribly so, so go ahead and take your shots.
  • FOX News Projects Obama Wins Ohio

    11/06/2012 8:19:23 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 6 replies
    It's over.
  • Vanity: It's over.. Obama WINS.. FOX calls Ohio for "O"

    11/06/2012 8:28:56 PM PST · by carlo3b · 34 replies
    Vanity and Fox News. Com ^ | 11/06/12 | Carlo3b, Dad, Chef, Author
    UNFRIGGINGBELIEVABLE.. Welcome to the welfare nation.. Thanks to WOMEN, STUDENTS, LATINOS, GAYS, EVIROMANIACS, and the number one reason for our slouching to socialism.. RACISM, from Black Americans!
  • Vanity: Can we stop with "Dinosaur Media Death Watch"?

    11/06/2012 8:45:09 PM PST · by eekitsagreek · 11 replies
    I find it astonishing that Obama, with all that's wrong, has been given another four years. It is obvious the media is still going strong in support of the Democrats and with Obama. Talk-radio, blogs and Fox News is obviously not enough to counter this. I don't know how the GOP will ever be able to battle the media.
  • Obama wins, per Fox

    11/06/2012 8:24:40 PM PST · by null and void · 7 replies
    Joseph Stalin..It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.
  • Ohio to Obama - Fox News call

    11/06/2012 8:20:44 PM PST · by Calif Conservative · 14 replies
    Obio to Obama - via fox -
  • FOX NEWS PROJECTS OBAMA RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT

    11/06/2012 8:27:09 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 23 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | Nov. 6, 2012
    Fox News: Victory for Comrade Obamao.
  • FOX just called Ohio for Obama

    11/06/2012 8:19:23 PM PST · by BAW · 10 replies
    FOX | 11-06-12 | self
    FOX just called Ohio for Obama.
  • OK. So, Let's Say Our Worst Fears Have Come To Fruition. What Options Do We Have? I Am Frightened.

    11/06/2012 8:32:34 PM PST · by lbryce · 104 replies
    I'm watching the polls and it Seems a fait accompli that our worst fears, the nightmare scenario, the anathema our forefathers feared, come to fruition. Our governmental institutions seem powerless to stop this craven, megalomaniac sociopath, who after the election the power granted to him, is the power that corrupts absolutely in the manner in which he will ratchet up the process of dismantling, eviscerating this great beloved country of ours,with a brazen impunity left unchecked where there will be no turning back for anything to be salvaged. What in God's Name do we have to stop this relentless monster...
  • I don't want to live on this planet anymore.

    11/06/2012 8:25:07 PM PST · by wastedyears · 128 replies
    11-6-2012 | Anthony
    If Obama is reelected, this country will fall. I'm 27 years old and have nothing going for me. More companies will go out of business, and more jobs will be lost and shipped overseas. I'm going to be fined because I won't be able to find a job to buy worthless government healthcare. I came home from voting upbeat and confident. Now I feel useless and I'm at a crossroads in my life that I fear and don't want to face. I'm almost 30, and I have nothing. What the hell am I going to do?
  • any Saiga 12 experts out there?

    11/06/2012 8:06:22 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 6 replies
    myself ^ | 11-6-12 | Turbozamboni
    I’m the new (2nd owner) of a saiga 12. I’ve read about the “low brass” issues it has, but mine has no gas port markings “1” or “2” since it came with some customization from the previous owner. My interwebs reading shows set it to “1” for low brass and “2” for high brass. Does having the port screwed all the way in as far as it will go (toward the buttstock ) equal “1” ? It jams (failure to eject) with No # 4 estate tactical 2-3/4” and with S&B 00 buck 2-3/4. And what exactly is considered “low...
  • Seems like Fraud In Our Elections Go Very Deep Welcome To The USSR!

    11/06/2012 8:03:36 PM PST · by OneVike · 14 replies
    11/6/12 | OV
    There is still time to turn this election around, and I pray to God that the when all the votes are actually counted, we will actually have won. That being said, I cannot help but wonder how this can be. Oh I know many Americans are satisfied with getting what they have from others who had it taken away from them. However, nothing at all in the statistics can point to what we see. How on God's green earth do coal minors vote to allow Obama to shut them down? How can the very same voters who withstood almost...
  • Is This Election Being Stolen?

    11/06/2012 7:41:06 PM PST · by JoeA · 103 replies
    Vanity | 11/6/12 | JoeA
    Things don’t look good for Romney, as of this writing. His path to victory is narrow, and the results are not breaking in his favor. All this news flies in the face of the obvious signs of the past two weeks, that Romney was clearly winning, that Obama knew it, as did all the insiders. The huge rallies for the challenger easily dwarfed Obama’s. Romney and Ryan were confident on the stump, Obama and Biden strident and error prone. Polling showed dissatisfaction with the country’s direction, and Obama’s alleged charm had even worn off women. The all important independent vote...
  • Best (i.e., WORST) Future Dystopias Where The Liberals Have Won

    11/06/2012 7:37:50 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 4 replies
    IO9 ^ | Sep 3, 2008 | Charlie Jane Anders
    Best Future Dystopias Where The Liberals Have Won The Republican Party is gathering in St. Paul, to put forth its vision of the future. And over the next few days, you'll be hearing a lot about the horrendous futures that could take shape if gormless liberals were allowed to run the show. Which makes us wonder: what does science fiction, the literature of the future, have to say about liberal-run dystopias? And it turns out, there are plenty of horrendous futures blighted by the heavy hands of our zinfandel-spitting liberal elites. Here are the scifi stories John McCain should mention...
  • Dick Morris is stupid

    11/06/2012 7:37:23 PM PST · by Bullish · 46 replies
    11-6-12 | Bullish
    Why would anyone ever want to listen to Dick Morris predict anything about elections ever again? Just sayin'....
  • Fox News has just called PA for Obama

    11/06/2012 6:21:32 PM PST · by frogjerk · 82 replies
    damn
  • DON'T POST ANY DAMNED PANIC POSTS

    11/06/2012 6:22:47 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 74 replies
    self | November 07, 2012 | swampsniper
    We've got a long night ahead of us.I'm personally not in the mood for woe is me whining.I'm pleased to see that some of these negative posts have been pulledWe are still in the fight!BUAIDH NO BAS!
  • Internet Movie Firearms Database

    11/06/2012 4:49:08 PM PST · by perfect stranger · 9 replies
    If you've ever watched a movie and wondered what kind of gun that is, or if you have argued with a friend about movie weapons, here's the perfect resource. The Internet Movie Firearms Database has the answers! You can look up movies by title, actors, television shows, the weapons themselves, and even video games. http://www.imfdb.org
  • What Are You Drinking?

    11/06/2012 4:13:31 PM PST · by Politically Correct · 270 replies
    Vanity | 6 Nov 2012 | Politically Correct
    While the results come in.......what are you drinking?
  • How crazy was it at your polling place today?

    11/06/2012 3:46:39 PM PST · by West Texas Chuck · 43 replies
    I voted the evil "early voting" thing a couple of weeks ago, here in Dallas County, Texas, and it took about 20 minutes at Garland City Hall.
  • Exit poll room: fix is in, razor close, or heads exploding?

    11/06/2012 2:09:15 PM PST · by epluribus_2 · 37 replies
    epluribus_2
    Your guess?
  • It Just Happened To Me! (double check your computerized votes!)

    11/06/2012 1:07:27 PM PST · by KoRn · 27 replies
    FR ^ | 11.06.2012 | Me
    I used to think that people were either full of crap, doing something wrong, or just straight up lying to cause trouble when they complained of this, but it just happened to me!!! I went to vote this afternoon. Our precinct uses the touch screen computerized voting systems. I touched the box for Romney/Ryan, and an 'X' appeared on the 0bama/Biden box, as if I had voted for them. I was just sitting there dumbfounded for a second, and eventually contacted a poll worker. She told me how to undo it, and I eventually voted for Romney/Ryan as I intended(I...
  • November 4, 1980 8:15 EST NBC Election coverage

    11/06/2012 12:48:17 PM PST · by Perdogg · 12 replies
    NBC news projects at about 8:15 PM that Ronald Reagan is elected President. The early NBC projections sparked controversies inside and outside the media. A mayor protested that it "effectively ended the races even before the polls in her area are closed."
  • Plea for underwear on Staten Island

    11/06/2012 11:55:11 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 58 replies
    My Fox NY ^ | 11/06/2012 | By LUKE FUNK
    <p>MYFOXNY.COM - Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro says the people of his community are in desperate need of fresh underwear.</p>
  • Man, 23, Arrested After Flashing His Breast Implants At Fellow Walmart Shoppers

    11/06/2012 11:46:23 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 46 replies
    TSG ^ | 11/06/2012
    A Pennsylvania man was arrested yesterday after flashing his breast implants at fellow Walmart shoppers. Jeremy Owens, 23, was busted following the bizarre incident at the retailer in Lackawanna County. Owens was apprehended after he left the store and boarded a municipal bus, from which he had to be forcibly removed by cops. After being cuffed and placed in a cruiser, Owens banged his head against the vehicle’s window, apparently cutting himself in the process. Which then allowed Owens (seen at right) to allegedly spit blood at officers. Owens, who calls himself “Jamie,” was jailed for aggravated assault, drug possession,...
  • How Much Did We Pay for Barry's Absentee Ballot?

    11/06/2012 11:43:05 AM PST · by SERKIT · 6 replies
    My pea brain | 11/6/2012 | Self-Vanity
    If Barry is hanging out at his Chicago crib and playing hoop TODAY, election day, in his home town, why did WE have to pay for him to fly out to Chicago a few days ago so he could cast an absentee ballot? Not too long ago, you had to prove why you could NOT vote on election day in order to get an absentee ballot. What did his publicity stunt cost us?
  • “America may not see it, but Obama’s a visionary”

    11/06/2012 11:11:42 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    thelocal.de ^ | 5 Nov 12 11:56 CET | (The Local/jcw/pmw)
    With most Germans hoping US President Barack Obama will be re-elected, the country is to see what happens on Tuesday. In a special-edition Zeitgeist, The Local asked what Berliners thought. …Anja, 36, Berlin“I am hoping that Obama will win. For me, it’s about his character. I see him more as a visionary, even though the Americans don’t understand this or try to stand in his way. But I think he’s more visionary for the future.” …Obama speaks to the basic German attitude of social responsibility within a capitalist market—and crucially in the 2008 election, he was not George W. Bush,...