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  • Free Republic's Rino Free America Project

    12/02/2009 10:31:56 PM PST · by Freedom2specul8 · 403 replies · 7,366+ views
    December 3, 2009 | several
    Recently Jim Robinson posted two threads declaring Free Republic’s determination to see Conservatives elected and ousting Rino's from government. Jim and a great many Freepers believe that we need to take back control. But the RNC is not hearing us. Activism is called for NOW. 2010 is nearing and we need Conservative candidates to run. The time is ripe and people are ready for another 1994 type election. But we need to make the RNC hear us loud and clear. This is the Rino Free America Project. Get involved. Make them listen. Write a letter and MAIL it. Republican...
  • Sanity Finally Reigns in Delaware

    10/14/2009 6:37:25 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 13 replies · 651+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 10/14/2009 | Mike Volpe
    The six year old who brought his Boy Scout pocket knife to school have been given a reprieve. He won't have to go to reform school for 45 days after all. A Delaware first-grader who was facing 45 days in an alternative school as punishment for taking his favorite camping utensil to school can return to class after the school board made a hasty change granting him a reprieve.
  • NASCAR SPRINT Cup: AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway ~ Sunday 9/27/2009 2:00 pm/et ~ ABC

    09/22/2009 6:21:46 PM PDT · by NYTexan · 376 replies · 4,390+ views
    Jayski.com / various others ^ | Sept 22, 2009 | NYTexan
    FREE REPUBLIC NASCAR THREAD AAA 400 Welcome to the Sprint Cup Chase Race #2 at (Click on the Pics, Graphics, & Links for related news & info.) History of the“Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup”at Dover International Speedway Current Cup Driver Standings Dover Weekend Track Schedule AAA 400 entry list Qualifying: Friday 9/25 3:00 pm/et Sprint Cup Qualifying ~ Race: Sunday 9/27 2:00 pm/et SPRINT Cup Race ~ 's NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: 11:00 am/etScheduled Green Flag (approx): 2:16 pm/et Track Details with Current & Historical Track info from: NASCAR News, Info and Stats from
  • Update: Biden skips Mass where new Bishop speaks out against him

    09/09/2008 10:17:01 AM PDT · by NYer · 25 replies · 211+ views
    American Papist ^ | September 9, 2008 | Thomas Peters
    Once again, my low expectations are wonderfully surpassed. Reader John V notes that Biden, as I predicted, skipped town: "Looks like you were right. [Biden] was in Wilmington yesterday, but had to go to Green Bay today." And it's a good thing, too. I wouldn't have wanted to present myself for communion after this homily by Bishop Malooly: ... Mary’s mother, St. Anne, carried a very special life in her womb which serves as a vivid reminder that every life is special. We will continue to stress the constant teaching of the Church that each person must respect every...
  • Biden's Bishop Will not Permit Him, Even if Elected VP, to Speak at Catholic Schools

    08/26/2008 4:10:54 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 36 replies · 557+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/26/08 | John-Henry Westen
    DELEWARE, August 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In an interview with Bob Krebs, the Communications Director for the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, to which Senator Joseph Biden belongs, Krebs confirmed that Biden's Bishop will not permit the Senator even if elected Vice President of the United States of America to speak at Catholic schools.When asked for the Bishop's take on Senator Biden and his stand in favor of abortion, Krebs directed LifeSiteNews.com to Bishop Michael Saltarelli's 2004 statement on 'Catholics in Political Life' which, said Krebs, "very plainly states Bishop's position in this matter."In that document Bishop Saltarelli notes that,...
  • Biden sheds tears of thanks

    08/26/2008 1:31:23 PM PDT · by WilliamReading · 33 replies · 84+ views
    Joe Biden starts crying while speaking to his supporters earlier today.
  • Monday surprise: Pope Benedict appoints two bishops

    07/07/2008 9:59:41 AM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies · 75+ views
    American Papist ^ | July 7, 2008 | Thomas Peters
    Fresh from the Vatican Information Service.... (on a Monday!) Today the Holy Father: -- Appointed Msgr. Herbert A. Bevard of the clergy of the archdiocese of Philadelphia, U.S.A., pastor of St. Athanasius parish, as bishop of Saint Thomas [United States Virgin Islands] (area 352, population 108,612, Catholics 30,000, priests 15, permanent deacons 27, religious 27), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in Baltimore, U.S.A. in 1947 and ordained a priest in 1972. -- Appointed Bishop William Francis Malooly, auxiliary of Baltimore, U.S.A., as bishop of Wilmington (area 13,916, population 1,270,734, Catholics 230,000, priests 214, permanent deacons 94, religious 380), U.S.A....
  • Hilton Redacted

    11/14/2007 8:48:31 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 11 replies · 96+ views
    Hilton Hotel Lodgenet Service ^ | November 2007 | Ma3lst0rm
    Hilton Hotels is running a promotion by Mark Cuban of the Film Redacted via Lodgenet. This is more than just your typical advertisement for a movie. Hilton Redacted         Brian De Palma Writer and Director of             Mark Cuban Owner of HDNet and Promoter of Redactedthe antiwar movie RedactedClick here to Email Hilton Customer SupportHotel Guest Comments: comments@lodgenet.com 
  • Crash Claims 4th Victim (Killed by drunk illegals)

    10/31/2007 11:30:44 PM PDT · by BykrBayb · 64 replies · 296+ views
    6ABC ^ | October 31, 2007
    October 31, 2007 - A fourth person is dead because of a grinding crash Monday night in Newark. Delaware State Police investigators report the driver of the Honda, Matthew Wilson, 23, died Tuesday night because of his injuries. The sole survivor of the BMW, Hector Villa Gran-Merida, 18, is out of a coma, but still in critical condition. The driver of the BMW, Israel Palmero Merida, 17, did not have a drivers license. Police believe drunk driving and speeding led to the horrific crash that killed four people and critically injured one other in Newark, Delaware Monday night. Around 9:45...
  • Louisiana Becomes First State to Ban Late-Term Abortions

    07/14/2007 4:40:58 PM PDT · by shield · 28 replies · 863+ views
    FoxNews ^ | July 13th, 2007 | AP
    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — Louisiana became the first American state to outlaw a late-term abortion procedure on Friday, when the governor approved legislation allowing doctors to be prosecuted for performing the surgery. The new law allows so-called "partial birth" abortions in only one situation: when failure to perform it would endanger the mother's life. The procedure would be a crime in all other cases, even if the pregnancy is expected to cause health problems for the mother. Democratic Gov. Kathleen Blanco signed into law criminal penalties for doctors who perform the surgery: fines of between $1,000 and $10,000, and jail...
  • Disintegration Britain: Report blames mass immigration

    04/22/2007 8:12:18 PM PDT · by television is just wrong · 13 replies · 814+ views
    in the news.co.uk ^ | April 21, 2007 | not stated
    Disintegration Britain: Report blames mass immigration Saturday, 21 Apr 2007 00:01 [Political institutions cannot function in a population containing 'many nations', today's report says] Political institutions cannot function in a population containing 'many nations', today's report says Printer friendly version Related Stories The UK faces political disintegration in the face of "unprecedented" levels of immigration, a report has said. Today's study from think-tank Civitas dismisses claims that mass immigration to the British Isles is nothing new and that the UK is a "mongrel nation already". Its author David Conway, emeritus professor at Middlesex University, also opposes the Commission of Racial...
  • German-Kuwaiti security agreement takes cooperation to int'l level

    02/14/2007 8:54:05 PM PST · by Bald Eagle777 · 1 replies · 171+ views
    Kuwait News Agency ^ | February 14, 2007 | ema [IE: anonymous]
    "Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior, and Minister of Defense Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Wednesday the security agreement signed with Germany yesterday took bilateral cooperation to an international level. In a statement prior to his departure from Berlin headed to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, he said guaranteeing Kuwait's security and that of its people was the focal point of all efforts made recently." Moreover, he said the agreement would further boost performance of Kuwait's security bodies, noting that tours to defense locations were of benefit.
  • Biden: Don’t link Iraq with Palestinian conflict

    12/06/2006 12:36:09 PM PST · by SJackson · 33 replies · 878+ views
    JTA ^ | 12-6-06
    U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden (D-Del.) said it would be “dangerously naive” to link the revival of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks with progress on Iraq. Speaking Monday to a gathering of the Israel Policy Forum in New York, the incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee responded to news reports that the Baker-Hamilton Commission is set to recommend reinvigorating American involvement in the Israeli-Palestinian track as a means to win moderate Arab support for stabilizing Iraq. “Israeli-Palestinian peace should be pursued aggressively on its own merits, period, not as some sort of diplomatic price to make the Arab states feel good...
  • New Finding Challenges Tour Champ’s Claim (Landis - Tour De France)

    08/01/2006 9:21:24 AM PDT · by jdm · 55 replies · 1,581+ views
    NY Times ^ | 8-1-06 | Juliet Macur
    Tests performed on the cyclist Floyd Landis’s initial urine sample showed that some of the testosterone in his body had come from an external source and was not produced by his system, according to a person at the International Cycling Union with knowledge of the results. That finding contradicts what Landis has claimed in his defense since the disclosure last week that he had tested positive for an elevated ratio of testosterone to epitestosterone during the Tour de France. During a news conference in Madrid on Friday, Landis said, “We will explain to the world why this is not a...
  • A difficult choice and the follow-through [2nd trimester abortion]

    07/12/2006 1:00:02 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 103 replies · 1,913+ views
    Toronto Globe & Mail ^ | 7/12/06 | C. SMYTH
    We don't feel capable of raising a severely disabled child. It would be different if we didn't have a choice, but we do.A tear creeps down my cheek when she says it's a girl. I don't know why that makes me cry. I'd really rather not know. She assumes that like most expectant parents we want to know. But as its turning out, we aren't like most expectant parents. We could be, though. In many ways my 45-year-old husband and I could be perfect parents. We're professionals, with university degrees, own our own house, it's even paid off (we're financially...
  • Candy Maker Releasing Historic Chocolate

    05/11/2006 5:27:43 PM PDT · by Pharmboy · 22 replies · 562+ views
    AP via ABC Philly ^ | May 11, 2006 | Anon AP Candy Stringer
    TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) - May 11, 2006 - Chocolate was more than a treat for the Continental Army – it was their MRE's. Rodney Snyder, a historian for candy maker Mars, Incorporated, says the soldiers in the Continental Army would have a couple of cups of hot chocolate in the morning and be good until lunch. He says chocolate was a staple of Revolutionary War rations. Mars is out with a new line of products based on old recipes. American Heritage Chocolate was introduced at a historic fort in upstate New York yesterday. The products will be sold at just...
  • Shameful "Queer Studies" at DePaul, Catholics Protest

    03/16/2006 2:49:13 PM PST · by concernedAmerican1 · 22 replies · 865+ views
    TFP Student Action ^ | 03-16-06 | TFP
    America’s largest Catholic university offers minor in “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Studies,” TFP Student Action calls for peaceful protest DePaul University is apparently the first Catholic university to formally establish an undergraduate minor program in homosexuality. The new program began in January, sparking controversy and concern over the state of moral decay within higher learning. “I must say the program is shameful, especially for a university that advertises itself as Catholic. The Church teaches that homosexual vice is intrinsically evil, sinful, unnatural. To pretend the topic is open to other valid interpretations is to simply deny Catholic teaching,”...
  • Bishop Asks People to Pray for Pro-Abort Politicians

    10/02/2005 7:13:42 PM PDT · by Diago · 29 replies · 840+ views
    http://www.ignatiusinsight.com/ ^ | September 28, 2005 | Interview with Bishop Michael A. Saltarelli, Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware | Valerie Schmalz
    Interview with Bishop Michael A. Saltarelli, Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware | Valerie Schmalz | September 28, 2005 Bishop Michael Saltarelli is outspoken in witnessing to the Gospel of Life to his diocese and to the politicians in the Diocese of Wilmington–particularly those who call themselves pro-choice and Catholic. In Delaware, that includes two nationally prominent figures, U.S. Senator Joseph Biden, a Democrat, and U.S. Representative Michael Castle, a Republican. Bishop Saltarelli believes in the power of prayer. During the month of October–which is Respect Life Month–he is asking Catholics in his diocese to pray for a conversion of all...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Exiled Prince of Vietnam Offers Political Ideology

    11/27/2004 10:59:05 AM PST · by tranvanba · 4 replies · 1,970+ views
    The Cornell Daily Sun ^ | November 22, 2004 | Vanessa Hoffman
    Last Saturday night brought His Imperial Highness Prince Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh of Vietnam, Regent of the Imperial Dynasty and President of the Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League, to Cornell. The Prince, a member of the Vietnamese imperial family gave a lecture, entitled "Revival of Vietnamese Culture: The Nguyen Dynasty," before a crowd of about 50 people. Maria Nguyen '05, vice president of the Cornell Vietnamese Association sang the American national anthem and then played the national anthem of South Vietnam. Aided by PowerPoint slides, Prince Buu Chanh then began his lecture speaking from a podium draped with the American flag...
  • ELECTION 2004: Delaware

    11/02/2004 9:20:54 AM PST · by doug from upland · 9 replies · 352+ views
    DFU
    Put info and links here about Delaware.
  • A Royal Solution for a Nationalist Vietnam

    10/31/2004 8:49:33 AM PST · by tranvanba · 5 replies · 1,063+ views
    PRWEB ^ | October 23, 2004 | The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam
    The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam is politically pressuring the government of Vietnam to protect the liberty, religious rights of the Vietnamese people as well as the culture, traditions, languages of the Montagnards and Khmer Krom in Vietnam. (PRWEB) October 23, 2004 -- Today, Vietnam is experiencing a minor period of outward growth. Even the most dedicated Communists are abandoning old communist economic policies, which have proven to be ineffective and sometimes harmful. Capitalism is being introduced, with the Communist Party maintained only as a vehicle to exercise absolute control of the elite Party leaders over the common people. The...
  • Government of Vietnam Must Bring Closure to the MIA/POW Before Being Admitted to WTO

    09/10/2004 4:37:28 AM PDT · by tranvanba · 10 replies · 1,246+ views
    News Release PRWEB ^ | September 8, 2004 | The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam
    Aurora,IL (PRWEB) September 8, 2004 -- OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS - From the Office of the Leadership of the The Imperial Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam & Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League: His Imperial Highness Prince Nguyen Phuc Buu Chanh of Vietnam, Regent of the Imperial Nguyen Dynasty and President of The Vietnamese Constitutional Monarchist League denounces the Communist Government on the return of United States Servicemen MIA or possible POWs’ and Human Rights Record. It has been stated by American Marines and Army Soldiers who are in Vietnam searching for MIA's, that there is corruption within the government of Vietnam. They stated that...
  • Pro-Life Protests and Events at the Republican National Convention in NYC (Updated)

    08/25/2004 3:39:23 PM PDT · by Coleus · 44 replies · 1,682+ views
    Various | 08.25.04
    <p>The first one is a protest of Planned Parenthood's Republicans for Choice "Big Tent" Extravaganza on Monday August  30th, 2004,  at 7:30 PM at the Beacon Theatre. 2124 Broadway, 74th Street & Broadway,  New York City.</p> <p>The other protest is Tuesday Aug. 31st starting at 5:30 pm.  Another "Big Tent" deal. The Republican Big Tent Celebration is a gathering of pro-abort Republicans at The Sky Club - 200 Park Ave., 56th Fl. at 45th between Vanderbilt and Lexington.  We will be gathering at the Vanderbilt entrance.  I will have signs & T-Shirts available.</p>
  • National Politics Could Impact State {Gubernatorial} Races

    05/03/2004 7:30:49 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 5 replies · 257+ views
    Laredo, TX, Morning Times ^ | 05-03-04 | Tanner, Robert, AP
    National politics could impact state races By ROBERT TANNER AP National Writer Presidential politics and economic turmoil will have a major impact on the 11 gubernatorial races this fall, with the interplay between national and state politics most critical in four states where the 2000 race was dramatically close Missouri, New Hampshire, Washington and West Virginia. Tuesday’s primary, the first this year for a gubernatorial race, puts President Bush’s former budget director into the running in Indiana. Mitch Daniels is relying on the president’s term of affection “My Man Mitch” as his slogan for the GOP nomination. He’s up against...
  • Dem Primary Results LIVE THREAD

    02/03/2004 3:24:14 PM PST · by Petronski · 2,011 replies · 296+ views
    Fox News | 2-3-4 | Me
    Live threads have to start somewhere, might as well be here.
  • Lieberman Said Conceding if Winless Tues.

    02/03/2004 2:49:50 PM PST · by Liz · 21 replies · 163+ views
    AP ^ | Feb 3, 2004 | LOLITA C. BALDOR
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrat Joe Lieberman, facing an uncertain showing in his must-win state of Delaware, was making contingency plans Tuesday to withdraw from the presidential race, according to sources close to the campaign. The campaign was making calls to close supporters asking them to be at the Hyatt Regency in Arlington, Va., Tuesday night at the postelection party. If Lieberman does not win at least one state - and his best hope is Delaware - he will make his concession speech there, said the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity. He then would head home to Connecticut for...
  • Two Who Made a Difference {William Roth and Robert Bartley}

    12/17/2003 6:21:42 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 2 replies · 245+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 12-17-03 | Roberts, Paul Craig
    Two Who Made a Difference Paul Craig Roberts Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003 America lost two tax-cutting heroes last week – former Wall Street Journal editor Robert L. Bartley and former Republican senator from Delaware, William Roth. I knew both men well, having worked with Roth and his staff in creating the Kemp-Roth bill and having served on Bartley's editorial page. Both men did much for America: Roth cut tax rates, gave us the Roth IRA and championed the taxpayer against IRS abuse; Bartley acquainted influential people with an alternative policy to Keynesian demand management, which had mired the economy in...
  • Pro-Abortion Teacher Sues Catholic School, Diocese For Firing Her.

    11/19/2003 9:35:13 AM PST · by marshmallow · 19 replies · 296+ views
    EWTN ^ | 11/18/03
    (LifesiteNews.com/CWN) - A teacher at an all-girl Catholic school in Delaware, who was fired for signing her name to a pro-abortion newspaper advertisement, is suing the school for "illegally" firing her. Michele Curay-Cramer, 32, was fired from Ursuline Academy when her name appeared in the pro-abortion ad. The lawsuit said the school's action violated the woman's rights under the Civil Rights Act. Curay-Cramer claims that she is still a bona fide Catholic: "The Catholic Catechism says that if you do what you do with a clean conscience, then you've done nothing wrong." She also described herself as "pro-life, pro-choice." In...
  • Own a Share of any company advertising during "The Reagans"? YOU can stop them! CLICK HERE!

    10/25/2003 1:35:55 PM PDT · by jmstein7 · 16 replies · 240+ views
    A fellow FReeper posed an interesting legal question: "I'm not a lawyer, but it occurs to me that there may be another avenue for legal recourse and I'd like your opinion. Suppose the CEO of one of the sponsors of this slime attack learns that the program is controversial and could lead to a boycott of his product or service. Doesn't he have a fiduciary responsibility to the shareholders to assure that advertising expenditures support his business goals and not detract from them ? Could a shareholder's suit be brought ? If the company proceeds, could the FEC rule that...
  • Heads Roll In School De-Ba'athification (Iraq)

    05/27/2003 4:53:56 PM PDT · by blam · 6 replies · 193+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-28-2003 | Kate Connolly
    Heads roll in school de-Ba'athification (Filed: 28/05/2003) Education is going back to basics after years of Saddam's propaganda, reports Kate Connolly The abrupt dismissal of her headmistress two weeks ago still causes 13-year old Duha Hassan to weep. The much-loved 42-year-old - like the majority of Iraq's head teachers - was a high-ranking member of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath Party, so after his fall, the local caretaker council stripped her of her post. Looted: Mohammed Jassim inspects the wrecked laboratory at the El Ma'kal school "We appreciated her very much, and she was a good teacher," said Duha. "Her departure has...
  • Freeper Alert! Help Stop the media blackout of Pro-U.S. Rallies! Take Action!

    03/02/2003 9:48:13 AM PST · by jmstein7 · 40 replies · 351+ views
    The media has been intentionally ignoring Pro-U.S. protests, rallies, and events. Please cut-and-paste this open letter to the media and email it to the media at the addresses below. ____________________________________________________________ An Open Letter To The Media I am writing to express my dismay at your refusal to give visible news coverage to anti-anti-war, or pro-U.S., protests and rallies. It is both intellectually dishonest and further evidence of media bias against certain groups and sentiments. Fox News has been continually derided as biased or pro-conservative. However, Fox News is, in reality, simply the only media outlet that gives fair coverage to...
  • FReep NewsMax and Drudge! (Patriots Rally for America IV)

    02/27/2003 2:12:11 PM PST · by jmstein7 · 5 replies · 281+ views
    Patriots Rally for America IV is scheduled for March 1, 2003 in our nation’s capital: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/846505/posts Patriotic Americans will strike back against the anti-american protesters, who will be staging their own, huge rally. It is important to publicize this extremely important event beyond the hallowed walls of FR. The message has to reach conservatives everywhere! To help, please contact NewsMax (a popular, conservative media outlet), and Matt Drudge (res ipsa loquitor) and tell them to advertise and cover the rally! Contact them here: NewsMax: http://www.newsmax.com/comments.shtml Drudge: DRUDGE@DRUDGEREPORT.COM If we can get the word out to enough conservatives, this could be...
  • Among the Butchers

    01/23/2003 8:14:42 PM PST · by victim soul · 1 replies · 235+ views
    A lot of people are to blame for the butchery of 40 million unborn American babies over the past 30 years since the a majority of the members of the U.S. Supreme Court took leave of their senses and declared that it was just fine and dandy for women to snuff out the lives of the tots in their wombs. For 30 years, 40 million unborn babies have been wantonly chopped up in tiny pieces, had their brains sucked out, been vacuumed from their mother's wombs, been scalded to death, and had their body parts marketed like meat in a...