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  • Bald eagle nest found in Philadelphia (First Time in 200 Years!)

    03/19/2007 8:07:16 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 27 replies · 924+ views
    Yahoo! News (AP) ^ | 3/18/2007 | n/a
    Bald eagle nest found in Phila.PHILADELPHIA - Wildlife authorities have found the first bald eagle nest in the city in more than 200 years and hope the occupants will produce offspring, state officials said. The nest "demonstrates the resilience of this species and its apparent growing tolerance to human activity," said Dan Brauning, a supervisor with the state Game Commission, in a statement Friday. Officials are not disclosing the nest's exact location, to avoid disturbing it, but it is being closely monitored, the commission said. "We don't know if the nest will result in the pair successfully breeding and laying...
  • America Supports You: ‘Eagle’s Watch Foundation’ Supports Troops, Families

    03/05/2007 3:33:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 169+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 5, 2007 – The “Eagle’s Watch Foundation” maintains a low-flying profile as it employs a bird’s-eye view in finding ways to support U.S. servicemembers and their families. Established on June 6, 2003 –- the anniversary of D-Day – the foundation sponsors celebrity visits to wounded servicemembers, sends care packages to deployed troops, and performs many other military morale-building deeds, said David E. Minyard, the non-profit foundation’s president and chief executive officer. Myriad contacts keep him in touch with the needs of military members and their families, Minyard said. “There needs to be someone that can react quickly...
  • Statement from the ANSWER Coalition on the March 17-18 Global Days of Action

    02/24/2007 9:08:13 AM PST · by hophead · 38 replies · 1,374+ views
    ANSWER Coalition ^ | 2/07 | ANSWER Coalition
    The people of the United States want an end to the war in Iraq. The elections in November were a clear repudiation of the Bush administration's war of aggression. The new Congress, however, has no intention of ending the war. Bush and the Pentagon generals are determined to prolong the war. Tens of thousands of more troops will be sent to Iraq. We are building a massive antiwar movement on the national and local level. Only the action of the people will stop the war. We are returning to the Pentagon because the Iraq war has resulted in more than...
  • Eagle lugging a deer head causes outage

    01/29/2007 7:55:18 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies · 2,053+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/29/07 | AP
    JUNEAU, Alaska - About 10,000 Juneau residents briefly lost power after a bald eagle lugging a deer head crashed into transmission lines. "You have to live in Alaska to have this kind of outage scenario," said Gayle Wood, an Alaska Electric Light & Power spokeswoman. "This is the story of the overly ambitious eagle who evidently found a deer head in the landfill." The bird, weighed down by the deer head, apparently failed to clear the transmission lines, she said. A repair crew found the eagle dead, the deer head nearby. The power was out for less than 45 minutes...
  • America Supports You: ‘Eagle’ Flies to Military Family’s Aid

    01/23/2007 5:03:30 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 327+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2007 – Injured in Iraq, Katie Kriesel’s husband is facing a long recovery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center here. But her employer, Eagle Global Logistics, is making sure she’ll get to stay by his side. Katie and John Kriesel pose with their boys, Elijah, 5, (left) and Brody, 4, in front of a race car at Camp Shelby, Miss. John is a sergeant in the Minnesota Army National Guard and was severely injured Dec. 2 while serving south of Fallujah, Iraq. Courtesy photo  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. On Dec. 3, Katie, of Cottage...
  • Officer Frees Bald Eagle With One Bullet

    01/10/2007 12:49:59 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 105 replies · 3,233+ views
    WFRV | AP ^ | 1/10/07
    (AP) DES MOINES, Iowa A bald eagle owes its life to the sharpshooting skills of an Iowa conservation officer. Though the bird has yet to offer any thanks, Jason Sandholdt is getting plenty of recognition from those who saw him use a single bullet last weekend to free the bird from a branch that hung over a cliff at Lake Red Rock. "There were accusations of sheer luck," said Brian Lange, one of the kayakers who discovered the bird Saturday and alerted authorities. He added: "It was really a heroic shot." Sandholdt, who works for the Iowa Department of Natural...
  • USAF Photo of the Day: Whoa there! What is that fluffy bump on the F-15E Strike Eagle fighter?

    11/27/2006 9:10:14 AM PST · by EnjoyingLife · 10 replies · 993+ views
    Fence Check Aviation Photography Forums ^ | November 16, 2006 at 03:11:34 PM | woadxer
    We've seen it on the F-14 Tomcat (oh may you fly again someday), F-18 Hornet, F-18F Super Hornet, B-1B Lancer, F-4 Phantom, B-2 Spirit, and yes, even on the Space Shuttle and a Saturn V rocket. But when was the last time an F-15E Strike Eagle was photographed with one, especially given the numerous photos of F-15's pulling vapor? This awesome photo was taken on 11 November 2006 at the 2006 Blue Angels Homecoming Air Show at NAS Pensacola, Florida, USA. Direct link to the post with the photo (look for "Reply 104"): http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/index.php?topic=4587.msg114189#msg114189 F-15E Strike Eagle photo link: http://www.fencecheck.com/forums/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=4587.0;attach=141909
  • USAF Reserve Command, NASA Photo of the Day: Pretty Pink Storm Front; Bald Eagle--Eat? Die? Flee?

    10/22/2006 9:10:20 AM PDT · by EnjoyingLife · 7 replies · 1,688+ views
    USAF; NASA | October 4, 2006; September 6 2006 | USAF Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd; Gary Rothstein/NASA
    Photo 1: Storm front over Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station (Niagara Falls Air Base), New York on 4 October 2006. Photographer: Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd, United States Air Force. Big image link: http://jccc.afis.osd.mil/images/hres.pl?Lbox_cap=1402598&dir=Photo (Mirror). Above photo, caption info via: http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20061021.htm Photo 2: An adult bald eagle at NASA Kennedy Space Center, Florida, decides that the tasty mid-day road meal can wait, and makes a hasty flight to avoid the oncoming vehicle. Photographer: Gary Rothstein, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Links: http://www-pao.ksc.nasa.gov/kscpao/images/large/06pd2061.jpg (big image), http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=29961 (the source). Above photo, caption info via: http://ChamorroBible.org/gpw/gpw-20060927.htm
  • CEMENT SHORTAGE THREATENS BUILDING BOOM

    06/19/2006 6:07:13 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 71 replies · 1,453+ views
    MSN Money ^ | 1 June 2006 | Rob Reynolds
    The red-hot real estate market shows no sign of cooling, but there could be a cloud on the horizon. The shortage of a humble but irreplaceable material could slow the growth of new housing. In parts of the Pacific Northwest, for instance, there's not nearly enough cement, 15% less than last year even as demand has climbed by 30%. "It's definitely affected our bottom line," says Dave Bertsch, president of Champion Concrete Pumping. "If it continues, we're going to have some layoffs. We are going to have to liquidate some equipment. It's a domino effect."
  • Immigration Report, Animals sick of Mexico

    05/16/2006 8:51:14 AM PDT · by pulaskibush · 3 replies · 486+ views
    The Mexican people aren't the only ones who realize that the "country" known as Mexico is no longer a civilized nation. Thousands of animals are leaving the 3rd world cesspool that should be an oil rich world superpower. El Cujo, a miniature Chihuahua who recently crossed the border complained about Mexico's poor health conditions. "I may eat crap, nibble my butt, and look like a rat with acromegaly, but I don't want to live in a country that has to send ambulances to another country for emergency healthcare. El Cujo also knows that US doctors don’t extort families of foreigners...
  • (2nd Try) Our eagle has a chick! (Be sure to click on Kent-2 cam!)Cams are LIVE...keep checking in!

    05/07/2006 8:20:15 PM PDT · by paulat · 117 replies · 1,218+ views
    Wild Watch Cams ^ | 5/7/06 | Mother Nature, aka God
    Cute pics!! Try again if the server is overloaded. Remember to click on Kent-2.
  • Dog lover labors to be an Eagle (As Scout project, teen will fix up park for canines )

    04/14/2006 6:26:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 30 replies · 450+ views
    After watching the deterioration of the dog park he frequently visits with his pet, an East Side boy decided he wanted to fix it up a little. Raymond Snyder, a 14-year-old who is committed to becoming an Eagle Scout, will begin work on the off-leash dog area at Palo Verde Park, 300 S. Mann Ave., today. He plans to complete the work on April 22. He chose to take on the task after noticing cracks in tables, water containers for dogs that created a muddy mess, and holes in the ground that left dogs with minor injuries. Even his own...
  • Nesting Bald Eagles Live Video Stream

    04/06/2006 10:28:15 AM PDT · by headsonpikes · 14 replies · 822+ views
    Hancock House ^ | April 6, 2006 | Hancock House
    This is an astonishing webcam on Hornby Island, BC.
  • Good picture for your PC background.

    01/11/2006 7:23:38 PM PST · by SirChas · 40 replies · 2,421+ views
    U.S. Air Force ^ | unknown | USAF
    I was looking at some Air Force pics and saw this.It is now my PC background!
  • Sad But So Beautiful - The Eagle Soars

    12/12/2005 9:00:57 AM PST · by OSTATE · 16 replies · 1,811+ views
    12/12/2005 | OSTATE
    As I am sure many of you have seen a group of protesers have been appearing at the services of those who gave the ultimate sacrafice in the Gulf. As an example of their protests the following picture will tell it all. http://patriotguard.org/Portals/0/pgr1.jpg As a result a grassroots organization has been formed with two purposes: http://www.patriotguard.org The following pamplet will give you the full details. http://pokefans.com/PGR/pgrpage.pdf I live in Tulsa and last Thursday the services for SPC Jerry Mills were being held in Ark City, KS. It was an extremely cold morning and I briefly consided riding up but better...
  • Boy Scout renovating fort trails for his Eagle Scout project

    12/05/2005 4:44:29 PM PST · by SandRat · 45 replies · 1,020+ views
    FORT HUACHUCA — At 14, Daniel Rich is one part site supervisor and another part worker. The Buena High School ninth-grader needs to be both, as he leads and does labor that hopefully will earn him the rank of Eagle Scout, as a member of Boy Scout Troop 431. Sunday, Daniel had the support of others from his Fort Huachuca troop, a couple of scouts from Troop 444 in Sierra Vista, family members, friends and soldiers from Company B, 305th Military Intelligence Battalion and Headquarters Company of the 111th Military Intelligence Brigade in renovating trails on the post’s Heritage Park....
  • Bald Eagle Pictures

    12/05/2005 3:17:06 PM PST · by michwm · 6 replies · 982+ views
    1000 Pictures Website ^ | 12-05-2005 | Me
    Just passing this along for some distraction and encouragement. SEMPER FI
  • Scout chose ‘road less traveled’ to serve (B.S.A. Eagle Scout that is)

    11/26/2005 5:58:20 PM PST · by SandRat · 14 replies · 561+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 25, 2005 | Lance Cpl. Roger L. Nelson
    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (Nov. 25, 2005) -- From a young Eagle Scout to hardened Marine, he chose to take “the road less traveled” to become one of the “few and the proud.” “College wasn’t really an option for me, once I got out of high school,” said Josh S. Wartchow, squad leader, Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. “I wanted to do something for my country that would make people proud. I also wanted to build upon the leadership skills that I learned when I was an Eagle Scout, so I knew the military was...
  • Principals to decide if Eddie Eagle books will be allowed in Unified schools

    10/07/2005 7:17:30 AM PDT · by holymoly · 32 replies · 994+ views
    Journal Times Online ^ | Oct. 7, 2005 | Robert Gutsche Jr
    RACINE - Racine Unified School District principals will decide if the National Rifle Association's "Eddie Eagle" coloring books will be used in their elementary schools, the district said Thursday. But to get the controversial coloring books - which were approved for Racine Police Department officers to use in gun-safety training classes by the City Council this week - an elementary principal would have to ask the Police Department to bring the books to their school. If that's done, the material would go before the district's curriculum committee, which would determine whether the books meet curriculum standards. "The district then could...
  • USAF Photo of the Day: B-2 Stealth Bomber Demos Vapor Cloud Technique for the F-15E Strike Eagle

    09/27/2005 11:38:31 AM PDT · by EnjoyingLife · 60 replies · 4,792+ views
    United States Air Force Week in Photos - July 8, 2005 ^ | July 2005 | Technical Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo
    July 2005: USAF B-2 Spirit with vapor cloud and two USAF F-15E Strike Eagles fly in formation over the Pacific Ocean. Andersen Air Force Base, Territory of Guam, USA PhotographerTechnical Sgt. Cecilio M. Ricardo, 36th Communication Squadron, 36th Air Expeditionary Wing, United States Air ForceSourceshttp://www.af.mil/weekinphotos/050708-01.htmlhttp://www.af.mil/media/photodb/photos/060707-F-3961R-003.jpgB-2 Stealth version of "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean"http://linkfilter.net/?id=94946
  • Lessons From Katrina Exposes Liberal Fallacies

    09/06/2005 11:47:50 PM PDT · by Brutus1964 · 1 replies · 412+ views
    Oblogatory Anecdotes ^ | 06/09/2005 | Ken Bingham
    The events in New orleans last week reminded me of an incident a few years ago. There was a restaurant in a mountain resort that kept an eagle in a cage for many years. Patrons would feed the majestic bird, but were left with a feeling that it was wrong to keep the magnificent eagle confined to a cage where it was unable to fly free in the wild. Many called for the restaurant to free the bird and allow it to fly in the open skies the way nature intended. When pressure mounted, the owners relented and decided...
  • U.S. Mint Confiscates 10 Rare Gold Coins

    08/25/2005 9:52:28 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 209 replies · 5,166+ views
    Yahoo | AP ^ | 8/25/05
    PHILADELPHIA - The U.S. Mint seized 10 Double Eagle gold coins from 1933, among the rarest and most valuable coins in the world, that were turned in by a jeweler seeking to determine their authenticity. Joan S. Langbord plans a federal court lawsuit to try to recover them, her attorney, Barry H. Berke, said Wednesday. Langbord found the coins among the possessions of her father, longtime Philadelphia jeweler Israel Switt, who had acknowledged having sold some of the coins decades ago. She now operates her father's business. David Lebryk, acting director of the Mint, had announced in a news release...
  • ***Conversation With Crawford Texas Patriot*** (Interview by Syncro)

    08/20/2005 5:05:10 PM PDT · by Syncro · 33 replies · 1,438+ views
    The Institute of Phemonology ^ | August 20, 2005 | Syncro
    <p>There are about 100 motorcycles with riders in town today, Bush Supporters all. The town is thrilled at the attention and is filled with visitors and locals.</p> <p>I just got off the phone with Mrs. Kaye Bregan whose husband Bill is a woodcarver. He was too busy to talk to me as he is in front of his house having his picture taken with the wooden Eagle he carved and placed in front of his house on 5th street in Downtown Crawford.</p>
  • Setting The Eagle Free

    07/26/2005 7:35:15 AM PDT · by n-tres-ted · 14 replies · 423+ views
    townhall.com ^ | July 26, 2005 | Herman Cain
    The eagle is our nation’s symbol of freedom, strength and vision. It symbolizes both our legacy and our future. The spirit of the eagle reflects the hope of everyone who desires and pursues their American dream. The latest data show that our nation’s economic eagle is starting to fly again. The unemployment rate is the lowest since September 11, 2001, we have seen 25 consecutive months of job gains, and 15 straight quarters of positive GDP growth. Federal tax revenues are growing and the budget deficit is shrinking, due to President Bush’s 2003 cuts in income and capital gains tax...
  • Thriving Bald Eagles May Lose Protection [Pennsylvania]

    06/18/2005 6:38:16 PM PDT · by Brian328i · 26 replies · 831+ views
    news.ask.com [AP] ^ | Jun 17, 10:50 PM (ET) | MARK SCOLFORO
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - The population of bald eagles has rebounded so dramatically in Pennsylvania that the species may soon be moved off the state's endangered list and accorded the less serious status of a threatened species. The state was down to three nesting pairs by 1980, all in Crawford County, but the nesting population currently numbers at least 92 pairs and their range extends to about one-third of Pennsylvania's 67 counties. The Pennsylvania Game Commission will consider the change of status later this month, along with proposals to add two birds to the endangered list and move three from...
  • Fish-Toting Eagle Crashes Into Alaska Home

    06/14/2005 4:22:48 PM PDT · by SmithL · 59 replies · 754+ views
    AP ^ | 6/14/5
    KETCHIKAN -- A bald eagle crashed through a window of a home and landed in the living room, scattering broken glass, feathers and a salmon carcass across the floor. Homeowner Jean Stack heard the crash and initially wondered if someone had thrown a dead fish through the window. "I stopped in my tracks and thought, 'Oh my gosh," she said. But then she heard her neighbor, Kurt Haskin, yelling. He saw the whole thing from his deck. Haskin had been drinking coffee and watching eagles from his deck shortly before 6 a.m. Monday. He said one eagle was on his...
  • How can I buy a 101 airborne patch? any suggestions?

    06/11/2005 6:46:11 PM PDT · by Khashayar · 107 replies · 2,401+ views
    self | today | self
    I am an Iranian student and have been here on Fr since June 2003. I admire the role of US forces during World War II and I like 101 and 82nd Airborne divisions for what they did. Is there any one that can help me with these stuff? Thanks
  • Special Report: Emerging China, Engaging China

    05/25/2005 7:13:45 PM PDT · by KevinDavis · 8 replies · 422+ views
    space.com ^ | 05/25/05 | Anthony Duignan-Cabrera
    As the dawn breaks on the 21st Century, already the social and political tides that shaped the world of the 20th Century move across the globe, repositioning political alignments, opening some borders while closing others. If the last one hundred years were the American Century, and, as some believe, the United States now stands at the apex of its political, economic and military power, it can be argued that—as history dictates—a fall is sure to follow. How and when is yet to be seen, but already two players wait in the wings, redefining their roles on the world stage and...
  • Breathtaking Hubble pic: Eagle Nebula (slip the surly bonds of earth & touch the face of God)

    04/26/2005 10:52:37 AM PDT · by Wolfstar · 175 replies · 7,378+ views
    A new view of the Eagle Nebula, one of the two largest and sharpest images Hubble Space Telescope has ever taken, is released by NASA for Hubble's 15th anniversary April 25, 2005. The new Eagle Nebula image reveals a tall, dense tower of gas being sculpted by ultraviolet light from a group of massive, hot stars. During the 15 years Hubble has orbited the Earth, it has taken more than 700,000 photos of the cosmos.
  • Caption (or Contemplate) Eagle Nebula

    04/26/2005 5:54:26 AM PDT · by OESY · 36 replies · 1,263+ views
    Spaceflightnow.com ^ | April 25, 2005 | NASA
    Appearing like a winged fairy-tale creature poised on a pedestal, this object is actually a billowing tower of cold gas and dust rising from a stellar nursery called the Eagle Nebula. The soaring tower is 9.5 light-years or about 57 trillion miles high, about twice the distance from our Sun to the next nearest star. Stars in the Eagle Nebula are born in clouds of cold hydrogen gas that reside in chaotic neighborhoods, where energy from young stars sculpts fantasy-like landscapes in the gas. The tower may be a giant incubator for those newborn stars. A torrent of ultraviolet...
  • A triple crown: Brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

    04/02/2005 6:12:02 AM PST · by Rakkasan1 · 4 replies · 572+ views
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-2-05 | MEGGEN LINDSAY
    It's a remarkable achievement for any Boy Scout. The Bruns triplets managed to do it together. BY MEGGEN LINDSAY Pioneer Press Laughing at the memory, the Bruns boys knew they were a handful at Boy Scout summer camp. At age 7 — their first year at an Oregon camp — one brother wandered into the forest while sleepwalking, another forgot to change his clothes for the trip, and they all ended up covered in dirt by the end of the week. They were so dirty, in fact, that their mom hauled along soap, shampoo, towels and three changes of clothing...
  • Scouts prepare for trip to White Sands (Boy Scouts That Is.)

    03/06/2005 6:39:54 AM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 427+ views
    Sierra Vista Herald, Sierra Vista Arizona ^ | 03/06/05 | GENTRY BRASWELL
    FORT HUACHUCA - In preparation for Bataan Memorial Death March later this month, the Boy Scouts of America Catalina Council's Troop 431 hoofed along post for about 22 miles Saturday morning. Eleven of the troop's scouts participated in Saturday's training. Troop 431 has participated in the Bataan memorial march for seven years now, but seven years is longer than the stipulated Boy Scout tenure. For example, Jake Oliver, an Eagle Scout, has marched in White Sands for four years, he said. The 26-mile memorial march has been annually staged in New Mexico's White Sands Missile Range since 1989, in remembrance...
  • Dog survives abduction by eagle

    01/10/2005 8:31:45 PM PST · by Shermy · 145 replies · 3,184+ views
    Bozeman Daily Chronicle ^ | January 6, 2005 | Nick Gevock
    Jill Slevin didn't want to tell her kids Wednesday that she had pretty much given up hope of finding their dog Freddie alive. The Pekingese mix had disappeared a week earlier. And an extensive search over the course of several below-zero nights had proved futile. "We had a lot of weepy eyes over the New Year's weekend," Slevin said Wednesday of her three children. But then, miraculously, Freddie showed up at the door of their home north of Bozeman at noon Wednesday -- one week after he had disappeared. He was covered with ice, riddled with bug bites and had...
  • VOTE! 2004 Free Republic Eagle Awards!

    01/03/2005 11:04:25 AM PST · by Eagle Awards 2004 · 138 replies · 3,007+ views
    Free Republic Network ^ | 1-3-05 | Eagle Awards 2004
    2004 Free Republic Eagle Awards Instructions; 1. Go to http://ice.he.net/~freepnet/voterregistration.html (Please be patient, the link seems to be slow right now). 2. Register by inserting your eddress (This is to help prevent multiple voting and fraud). 3. A link to the vote site will be sent to you. 4. Review the Voters Guide 5. Using a #2 pencil, completely fill in the oval next your candidate on your computer screen (for Darwin Award Nominees) 6. Forward your votes. 7. Voting will be open for one week and close at Midnight ET on Sunday January 9. 8. Votes will be certified...
  • (SIX DAYS LEFT) NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED FOR FRN 2004 EAGLE AWARDS (DEADLINE 12/26)

    12/21/2004 12:15:35 PM PST · by Eagle Awards 2004 · 33 replies · 961+ views
    Eagle Awards 2004 It is time for our very popular Eagle Awards. Please read the following guidelines before submitting a name to Eagle Awards 2004. All nominations are private and must be submitted via FReepmail to Eagle Awards 2004. There are no exceptions. Do not post your nomination to this thread. Receipt of nominations will be acknowledged via freepmail within 24 hours. A name alone is not sufficient, there must be an elaboration on why the person is a worthy candidate. Nominations should be kept short and to the point – 100 words or less. Nominations must be submitted no...
  • Kazakhstan's eagle-hunters

    12/19/2004 5:44:58 PM PST · by maui_hawaii · 14 replies · 491+ views
    The village of Nura is a humble enough place, its rows of small houses lined up along muddy streets in the shadow of the Tien Shan mountains in the south-eastern corner of Kazakhstan. Most vehicles on the main highway drive straight past. But Nura has become a focus for the promotion of one of the Kazakh people's most cherished nomadic traditions. During the winter hunting season, a visitor to the empty plains around the village will often catch sight of one of the classic images of the Central Asian steppe - a hunter in a big fur hat, on horseback,...
  • Tennessee Vs. Auburn (Live Thread)

    10/02/2004 4:23:30 PM PDT · by Constantine XIII · 28 replies · 479+ views
    Neyland Statium ^ | 10-2-04 | Constantine XIII
    Volunteers Vs. Tigers Post your predictions, thoughts, and smack-talk here. Everyone else is welcome too! For those out in the middle of nowhere, you can get a live audio feed of the Vol Network by going to the WIVK website.
  • The ALABAMA/AUBURN IRON BOWL Thread...

    11/18/2004 7:58:22 PM PST · by LowOiL · 130 replies · 5,652+ views
    11-18-04 | Me
    Please place your predictions, traditions, comments, jabs, and jokes on this thread for the 2004 Auburn/Alabama game...This is the thread...
  • A Scout soars like an eagle (Tuskegee Airman earns eagle scout 70 years later)

    09/19/2004 7:40:13 PM PDT · by Names Ash Housewares · 12 replies · 460+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | September 19, 2004 | Dana Littlefield
    The Tuskegee Airman are so inspirational, these are the guys we should hold up as examples for kids. This story is totally cool. Soon after he received the medal and neckerchief that made him an official Eagle Scout yesterday, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Eugene Cheatham told a crowd it was "the most momentous event in his life." In reality, however, he didn't have to say a word. His actions said it all. Cheatham, 89, smiled, waved and pointed at familiar faces in the audience, and reverently stroked the Boy Scout hat he received before placing it proudly on his...
  • Running Eagle

    08/22/2004 2:20:57 PM PDT · by LNewman · 13 replies · 914+ views
    Urban Legends ^ | August 16, 2004 | Barbara Mikkelson
    San Carlos, AZ During a campaign tour of the Apache Nation Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry said he had a plan to increase every Native American's income by $40,000 a year. Senator Kerry refused repeated requests for details of his plan, however. He also told the Apaches that during his Senate career, he has voted YES 9,637 times for every Indian issue ever introduced. Before his departure, the Apache Tribe presented the Presidential candidate a plaque inscribed with his new Indian name, Running Eagle. After Kerry left, tribal officials explained that Running Eagle is a bird so full of...
  • Vanity Post, Need Math Wiz

    08/11/2004 12:26:49 PM PDT · by weave09 · 37 replies · 933+ views
    weave09
    Forgive me if I have posted this in the wrong area, I am not new to FR but haven't posted much. A group of my friends are going on a golf trip. There are 12 golfers playing 4 rounds of golf as foursomes. I have been asked to come up with a schedule that has each golfer playing at least one round of golf with the other eleven golfers. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  • Kobe Bryant Ruling a Step Towards Equity in Rape Trials

    08/02/2004 5:16:51 PM PDT · by PercivalWalks · 8 replies · 804+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 8/2/04 | Glenn Sacks
    Kobe Bryant Ruling a Step Towards Equity in Rape Trials By Glenn Sacks A Colorado judge issued a highly controversial decision late last month on a matter that should not be controversial. Judge Terry Ruckriegle ruled that Kobe Bryant, who is facing four years to life in prison for an alleged rape he claims was consensual sex, can introduce evidence that his accuser had other sexual encounters in the 72 hours before her medical examination for the alleged assault...
  • Apollo 11 Photograph Negatives Digitally Re-Scanned

    07/22/2004 8:31:54 AM PDT · by shadowman99 · 29 replies · 2,438+ views
    For the 35th aniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, NASA has pulled the original phographic negatives from the mission out of the freezer and digitally scanned them. They are amazing. http://www.apolloarchive.com/
  • Daniel Bible Study (Ongoing Thread) Continuing To Revelation

    07/20/2004 11:22:48 AM PDT · by DAVEY CROCKETT · 407 replies · 3,622+ views
    Bible | 7-20-04 | Christians
    This study evolved from the Threat Matrix Thread to the Threat Potentials Thread. The study is becoming detailed and I thought it needed it's own thread to make easier access to the information. I am going to copy and paste the first seven chapters and comments. Feel free to comment at any time on any verse and or cross reference. May GOD Bless us with His divine wisdom. Amen
  • John Kerry, Running Eagle... (really funny)

    06/28/2004 1:18:26 PM PDT · by DCBurgess58 · 1 replies · 436+ views
    Unknown ^ | Unknown | Self
    During a campaign tour of the Apache Nation Wednesday, Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry said he had a plan to increase every Native American's income by $40,000 a year. Senator Kerry refused repeated requests for details of his plan, however. He also told the Apaches that during his Senate career, he has voted 9,637 times for every Indian issue ever introduced. Before his departure, the Apache Tribe presented the Presidential candidate a plaque inscribed with his new Indian name, Running Eagle. After Kerry left, tribal officials explained that Running Eagle is a bird so full of sh!t it can't fly.
  • My Son's Eagle Court of Honor (Vanity)

    06/07/2004 7:30:08 AM PDT · by RonF · 164+ views
    Vanity ^ | 6/6/04 | RonF
    I'm trying to catch my breath from this weekend. Saturday was my son's Eagle Court of Honor. Sunday, he graduated from High School. We had about 100 guests at the CoH. We are sponsored by a church and that's where the ceremony was held. The family members present included my brother and some of my wife's relatives (my other brother and my parents live a few hours away and my parents are not well enough to travel). While my brother was a Scout, my wife's relatives all have all daughters and none of them know much about the Boy Scouts....
  • Bush official: Bald eagle will be off threatened list this year

    05/15/2004 8:11:02 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies · 294+ views
    Herald Tribune .com ^ | 5/15/04 | DON THOMPSON
    Bush official: Bald eagle will be off threatened list this year Last modified: May 15, 2004 6:28PM By DON THOMPSON Associated Press Writer SACRAMENTO -- The American bald eagle - the national symbol whose decline helped spur the Endangered Species Act and a ban on the pesticide DDT - will be off the threatened species list this year, a top Bush administration official promised Saturday. Craig Manson, the administration's point man on the Endangered Species Act, agreed with a leading environmental group which said it's time to concentrate recovery efforts on other, more needy species. The Interior Department will outline...
  • Rare catch as golden eagle snatches bear cub in Norway

    04/29/2004 9:16:51 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 3 replies · 192+ views
    AFP/Yahoo ^ | Thu Apr 29, 4:37 AM ET
    Rare catch as golden eagle snatches bear cub in Norway Thu Apr 29, 4:37 AM ET OSLO, (AFP) - Norwegian zoologists were astonished to learn that a golden eagle recently snatched a small bear cub from its mother in what experts said was undoubtedly a first. AFP/Getty Images/File Photo Two park rangers on a weekend patrol in the Lierne region of central Norway saw the eagle swoop down on the cub as it trotted along behind its mother and carry it away, one of the rangers told public broadcaster NRK. A golden eagle normally weighs about six kilogrammes (13 pounds),...
  • Testimony of Bryant's accuser delayed

    03/02/2004 2:44:01 PM PST · by Smogger · 119 replies · 265+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | March 2, 2004 | Steve Henson
    EAGLE, Colo. - Kobe Bryant's attorneys went on the offensive yesterday, making controversial allegations about the sexual activity of the woman who has accused the Los Angeles Lakers star of rape. The defense said during a pretrial hearing and in a court filing that the woman has had sex with two prosecution witnesses and that she also had intercourse only hours after her encounter with Bryant. Early yesterday, Judge Terry Ruckriegle denied a motion by the prosecution to limit defense questioning of the woman. But after the lunch recess, the judge rescinded that decision. It was not entirely clear why...
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    12/05/2003 10:50:39 AM PST · by floriduh voter · 275 replies · 1,605+ views
    Conservative-Spirit.Org | December 5, 2003 | floriduh voter
    I arrived at Hospice Woodside Wednesday afternoon at about 4:15 p.m. I waited for a deluxe table to accommodate the lovely floral arrangement for the Schindler Family from freeper gwb and gop man, also on behalf of talk radio in Savannah, Ga and floriduh voter. The flowers arrived before gwb and gop man and I drove them to Hospice Woodside with other decorations for Free Republic's table #8. Freepers, the theme for our table went back to the founding fathers. Printed artwork from Dover Publications was of lady liberty standing side by side with an eagle, a town crier crying...