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  • The Search for the Truth About Trevon Grimes' Transfer From Ohio State to Florida - Stadium

    11/13/2018 1:03:58 PM PST · by buckalfa · 6 replies
    Stadium College Football Insider ^ | November 13, 2018 | Brett McMurphy
    Thank you sir for your interest in my son’s story. … I’m sure Trevon will be honored to have you write a story on him. However, as his FATHER I can’t wait for that one reporter who cares about the TRUTH and where we came from!!” That was the first response I received after messaging LeBron Grimes, the father of former Ohio State receiver Trevon Grimes, on Facebook on Sept. 10. LeBron wanted someone to finally expose – as he put it – the TRUTH. It gnawed at him, but he desperately wanted others to know this twisted tale of...
  • Our Compassionate President

    11/13/2018 5:37:35 AM PST · by knarf · 2 replies
    FB ^ | November 13, 2018 | knarf
    I got THIS in my FB this morning and just wanted to share it.(SPOILER to the perfect; It's a picture of President Trump greeting a vet ... it won't infect you nor your computer)We can't afford to lose this man nor his appontments
  • USMC Hollywood Best Ever - two minutes

    11/11/2018 6:09:57 PM PST · by ealgeone · 15 replies
    The Marines ^ | February 23, 1945 | The Marines
    A reminder of just how great this country is. Video at the link is from "The Sands of Iwo Jima".
  • Ancient Chinese Writing Tells The Biblical Story

    This is interesting. The Chinese language testifies the veracity of the Bible.
  • Brooklyn students hold walkout in protest of Facebook-designed online program

    11/11/2018 8:57:51 AM PST · by EinNYC · 8 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 10, 2018 | Susan Edelman
    Brooklyn teens are protesting their high school’s adoption of an online program spawned by Facebook, saying it forces them to stare at computers for hours and “teach ourselves.” Nearly 100 students walked out of classes at the Secondary School for Journalism in Park Slope last week in revolt against “Summit Learning,” a web-based curriculum designed by Facebook engineers, and bankrolled by CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Amy Chan.
  • K-12: Dear Abby, Here Are The Two Big Reasons Why Kids Lack Motivation

    11/10/2018 4:25:35 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 32 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | July 29, 2018 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    A mother in Chicago wrote for help: “Dear Abby: All of my grown children are underachievers. When contemporaries talk about their children getting jobs, getting married, having kids, going on vacation, buying a house/car, I have nothing to contribute. My children do not have lives; they work low-paying jobs and scrape by. Worse, they have no ambition to do better.” Dear Abby responded with little insight: “Your children are adults. If they were motivated, they would be doing more with their lives than scraping by. Be glad they are independent and have good relationships with each other—it’s a plus, and...
  • Know the facts on Florida

    11/10/2018 8:56:00 AM PST · by straps · 9 replies
    Vanity | 11/10/2018 | John Murphy
    All elections are done at the county level in Florida . Each county has a soe ( Supervisor of elections ) office. Staffed by a few people but prior to election day thousands of Part-Time workers are hired for a 1 time fee. ???
  • If Confucius Lived Today - this is what he would say;)

    11/10/2018 5:36:14 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 20 replies
    email | 11/10/2018 | unknown
    Confucius Say. It's OK to let a fool kiss you, but don't let a kiss fool you. Confucius Say. A kiss is just shopping upstairs for downstairs merchandise. Confucius Say. It is better to lose a lover than love a loser. Confucius Say. Man with a broken condom is called a Daddy Confucius Say. A drunken man's words are a sober man's thoughts. Confucius Say. Marriage is like a bank account. You put it in, you take it out, and you lose interest. Confucius Say. Viagra is like Disneyland ...a one hour wait for a 2-minute ride. Confucius Say. It...
  • Breaking: First Gun Confiscation Killing Reported in Maryland

    11/09/2018 11:37:13 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 31 replies ^ | By Max McGuire/ 11/06/2018
    This is absolutely tragic. Police officers in Anne Arundel County, Maryland arrived at a man’s home to confiscate his guns under the state’s Red Flag law. When he answered the door holding a gun, a fight ensued and they shot him dead. For months, we have been warning you about the so-called “red flag” bills that are being passed in states around the country. These laws allow family members, friends, and even complete strangers to turn gun owners into police to have their firearms confiscated. It is then up to the gun owner to prove that he or she deserves...
  • Embracing the Void: Engineers Use Air Voids to Create Cooling Paint

    11/08/2018 12:59:53 PM PST · by Red Badger · 29 replies ^ | October 08, 2018 | Emily Pollock
    A board coated in the new polymer paint stays significantly cooler than its surroundings, even in direct sunlight, as seen under ultraviolet lights. (Image courtesy of Columbia University.) ___________________________________________________________________ A team of engineers from Columbia University has created a polymer coating that uses nano-to-microscale air voids to reflect sunlight and cool down buildings. Passive daytime radiative cooling (PDRC) is a phenomenon where a surface spontaneously cools by reflecting sunlight and radiating heat to a cooler atmosphere. PDRC works best if a surface has high solar reflectance—meaning that most of the sun’s radiation is reflected away—and a high thermal emittance—meaning that...
  • Horrifying moment Baltimore teacher gets punched in the face by student on her first day back...

    11/08/2018 8:44:29 AM PST · by Morgana · 77 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | November 8, 2018 | DM Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Horrifying moment Baltimore teacher gets punched in the face by student on her first day back after cancer treatment A viral video of a Baltimore teaching getting punched in the face by a student has sparked an investigation by the school district. Posted on Wednesday, the video shows a teacher and a student engaged in a vicious argument at Frederick Douglass High School in Gwynns Falls Parkway. According to the user who shared the video, the teacher had just returned to the classroom after recovering from cancer surgery. In the clip, a fellow classmate can be seen holding...
  • Florida Highway Patrol cruiser hits 142 mph in pursuit, catches on fire [Video!]

    11/08/2018 12:33:51 AM PST · by familyop · 43 replies
    Fox News, Jalopnik ^ | November 8, 2018 | Edmund DeMarche
    Jalopnik, the automotive website, posted the hair-raising video of a Florida Highway Patrol officer giving chase to a speeding car and hitting 142 mph on the speedometer.
  • Scientists push back against Harvard 'alien spacecraft' theory [Oumuamua]

    11/07/2018 10:22:54 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 34 replies
    A scientific paper led by two researchers at Harvard University made a splash this week by claiming that a cigar-shaped rock zooming through our solar system may have been sent by aliens. The researchers noted in a pre-print of the article that it was an “exotic scenario,” but that “Oumuamua may be a fully operational probe sent intentionally to Earth vicinity by an alien civilization.” Oumuamua, the first interstellar object known to enter our solar system, accelerated faster away from the Sun than expected, hence the notion that some kind of artificial sail that runs on sunlight — known as...
  • Why didn't Trump rally in Michigan?

    11/06/2018 3:47:24 AM PST · by George Rand · 48 replies
    Today | George Rand
    Any Michigan Freepers care to comment? Dad and I are sitting here watching videos of John James and can't fathom why Trump wouldn't go there. Sorry for the vanity!
  • Ecuador At The Equator - Water Demonstration - Coriolis Effect

    11/05/2018 7:37:19 AM PST · by Rebelbase · 39 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10.27.12 | Youtube
    Quick, cool vid showing how water directly over the equator drains straight down. Move it 10' away and it drains with swirl. Video Here
  • Joy Behar’s Huge Head Causes Solar Eclipse

    11/04/2018 5:23:05 PM PST · by blueunicorn6 · 16 replies
    Science Guys | 11/4/2018 | blueunicorn6
    Pandemonium erupted throughout the US today as Joy Behar went for a walk and her huge head blotted out the sun. “I thought it was the end times”, said surfer dude Edward Boardwax. “The sun, like, disappeared. It was the scariest thing I’ve seen since Nancy Pelosi tried to play croquet with a dead salmon.” The Association of Space Scientists (ASS) released a statement concerning the eclipse. “We condemn Joy Behar for frightening little children and confusing Puxatawney Phil, the weather forecasting groundhog. Phil now thinks that there will be six more weeks of blabbering. He may never again come...
  • A Weekly Dose of President Trump - Trump Family Train (11/4/18 to 11/10/18)

    11/04/2018 7:54:21 AM PST · by DollyCali · 4,778 replies
    FRiends and Deplorables | November 4, 2018 | DollyCali
    THE WEEK THAT WAS THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY GOOD ~ Rallies galore!VERY, VERY GOOD ~ Trump hardens border EXELLENT ~ Bombs(?) linked to left BAD ~ Bombing of Jewish worship site in PittsburghUGLY ~ arroagance and intensity of invasion mob VERY UGLY ~ Left dirty tricks and hate Below rallies in many cities this past week!. more graphics on all at post #1 Welcome all you deplorables to this week's edition of the Dose! This is EVERYTHING TRUMP. Administration, family, frustrations, joys, winning! We welcome your research, your commentary, your personal OT sharing and your presence. Even...
  • A History Lesson

    11/03/2018 3:13:11 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    email | 11/2/2018 | unnown
    Rebuilding New Orleans after Katrina often caused residents to be challenged to prove home titles back hundreds of years. That is because of community history stretching back over two centuries during which houses were passed along through generations of family, sometimes making it quite difficult to establish a paper trail of ownership. A New Orleans lawyer sought a FHA rebuilding loan for a client. He was told the loan would be granted upon submission of satisfactory proof of ownership of the parcel of property as it was being offered as collateral. It took the lawyer 3 months, but he was...
  • Math Question for Math Genius Freepers :)

    11/02/2018 11:36:33 AM PDT · by beergarden · 62 replies
    just me dudes | 11/02/2018 | beergarden
    Hi. Time for a non-political break from the usual anti-lib articles which we all love here. I have a math question for my genius Freepers because I know conservatives are smarter than idiot liberals so the question is " how many stupid liberals does it take to screw a light bulb? ANSWER: None, they think the light bulb will lead to climate change (drum beat) OK, that's not it (j/k) but here it is: I have a relative (self-made/taught/ no HS diploma but makes more than I do) who sells on an online platform like Ebay. She will sell fabrics...
  • Students find out they’re both having sex with teacher, tell wife: officials

    11/02/2018 10:37:10 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 86 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/1/2018 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Two Florida high school students were so furious to find out their science teacher was sleeping with both of them that they told the man’s wife he was having the affairs, district officials said. Both teens are now former students at Fletcher High School in Neptune Beach, where they told police they had sex with Corey French, 30, both at the school and in his home, according to an administrative report by the Duval County School Board obtained by WJXT. The 16- and 17-year-old students said it wasn’t until they found out that French had a sexual relationship with both...