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  • Al Gore Wants to Spend $15 trillion to fight "global warming"

    04/25/2017 11:20:34 AM PDT · by gattaca · 87 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/25/2017 | Michael Bastach
    A group of executives who want to fight global warming has published a new report calling for countries to spend up to $600 billion a year over the next two decades to boost green energy deployment and energy efficiency equipment. The Energy Transitions Commission’s (ETC) report claims “additional investments of around $300-$600 billion per annum do not pose a major macroeconomic challenge,” which they say will help the world meet the goals laid out in the Paris agreement. ETC is made up of energy executives, activist leaders and investment bankers, including former Vice President Al Gore, who would no doubt...
  • Perhaps it's my skepticism... But I see the usual suspects supporting Trump after the air-strike....

    04/10/2017 8:19:33 AM PDT · by George Rand · 69 replies
    Myself | Today | George Rand
    Perhaps it is my skepticism, but the "usual suspects," I.e. Lindsey Graham Cracker, John McLame, Clinton News Network, Nancy Botox Pelosi, Cuck Schumer, etc. Now supporting Trump after the air-strike. Makes me mighty suspicious.
  • AUDIO: Obama Admin Is ‘Going After’ Gun Dealers [VIDEO]

    03/04/2015 8:17:23 AM PST · by rktman · 21 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 3/3/2015 | Patrick Howley
    The Obama administration’s Operation Choke Point program targets gun and ammunition dealers and tries to make life “miserable” for businesses that it doesn’t like, a payment processor told a Choke Point victim in jarring new audio. Operation Choke Point is a program by which the Department of Justice works with other administration agencies, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to force banks to shut down accounts of businesses that it objects to. The program purports to fight fraudulent businesses, but has instead targeted many gun and ammunition dealers and other lawful businesses.
  • A Prototype Battery Could Double the Range of Electric Cars

    12/29/2014 10:14:10 AM PST · by Red Badger · 113 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | 12/23/2014 | Kevin Bullis
    Startup Seeo has developed batteries that store far more energy than conventional ones, which could extend the range of electric cars. An experimental lithium-ion battery based on materials developed at a U.S. Department of Energy lab stores twice as much energy as the batteries used in most electric cars. If the technology can be commercialized, it could give affordable electric cars a range of over 200 miles per charge, says Hal Zarem, CEO of Seeo, a startup that’s working on the technology. Today the cheapest electric cars, which cost around $30,000, typically have a range of less than 100 miles....
  • Michelle Obama warns Senate control, impeachment, rests on 'few hundred votes'

    10/02/2014 9:29:24 AM PDT · by W. · 49 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 10/2/2014 | Paul Bedard
    Quote:"If you think folks who work 40-50 hours a week shouldn’t have to live in poverty in the wealthiest nation on Earth and if you don’t want women’s bosses making decisions about their birth control, then you need to step up right now."
  • Ronin Unquits

    03/22/2013 5:04:41 PM PDT · by Ronin · 38 replies
    My gut | Today | Ronin
    OK, I am back. Not that anyone missed me, but I really needed a time out after last November.
  • Microsoft Office/Word Vanity

    04/20/2012 11:43:56 AM PDT · by waterhill · 30 replies
    4/20/2012 | me
    I have been looking for a way to include my licensed Word into my posts. I am somewhat of a computer noob, and a definate noob here (2008). Any help is appreciated. This is purely a selfish attempt to make my replies/posts more 'colorful'. I really don't like the HTML concept. Thanks
  • Rove is Full of Crap! (Says The Donald)

    12/05/2011 1:42:08 PM PST · by Vendome · 46 replies
    Vanity | 12/5/2011 | Vendome
    Just heard this on Hannity and thought it was too hilarious!
  • Vanity: Who Has the Fattest/Heaviest Cat?

    01/15/2011 4:26:59 PM PST · by waterhill · 56 replies · 1+ views
    waterhill | 1-15-11 | waterhill
    My cat is so fat...The Tubby Tabby: Keechi ( keech-eye ) named for a place I used to hunt... Weighs in at 22lbs. Female Eats: anything she can Hobbies: sleeping, eating anything she can, sleeping, scaring large dogs, freaking out large dogs and other cats, sleeping on humans 'till their legs go numb...
  • what are the rules governing posts here?

    03/06/2010 7:57:34 PM PST · by robomatik · 192 replies · 2,860+ views
    me ^ | today | me
    what are the rules for posting? maybe they should be spelled out. i'm getting a little irritated @ FR. are FReeper's no longer able to speak their minds? is their a thread that could enlighten me to the politically correct manner in which threads/responses should be posted?
  • Scozzafava Neutral By Design, RNC Backs Hoffman (More Info)

    10/31/2009 7:45:06 PM PDT · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 16 replies · 1,138+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 10/31/2009 | Elizabeth Benjamin
    Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava's decision not to endorse either of her opponents after suspending her bid for ex-Rep. John McHugh's seat was a tactical move made in concert with Conservative candidate Doug Hoffman's campaign, a source close to Scozzafava confirmed. snip
  • Give the kid a break

    06/26/2009 2:13:06 PM PDT · by Happy Rain · 71 replies · 1,705+ views
    Me
  • Ayn Rand Inteviews - 1959

    05/18/2009 2:26:19 AM PDT · by Daisyjane69 · 14 replies · 1,176+ views
    You Tube ^ | 1959 | interview by Mike Wallace
    Amazing stuff. Evidently her first ever TV interview, fifty years ago. This is in three parts. Hope I posted this correctly. If I screwed it up, mods, please clean it up.
  • A Candidate Who Should Have A Warning Label . . . but the Media isn't doing its job

    10/30/2008 10:29:24 PM PDT · by dhud37lud · 9 replies · 288+ views
    Perspectives ^ | October 30, 2008 | Dirk L. Hudson
    The presidential race this year offers a study in contrasts. On the one hand in John McCain we have a war hero who endured torture and terrorism as a prisoner of the communist regime of North Vietnam. On the other hand in Barack Obama we have a candidate of Marxist background who has allied himself with anti-American terrorists. The choice is between America's candidate and the candidate of America's enemies. 1. Obama's Marxist background includes (a) his parents, his father a theoretical communist and his mother a fellow traveler; (b) his Hawaiin mentor Frank Marshall Davis, member of the CPUSA;...
  • Alaskan Bryn Mawr Graduate Trashes Sarah.

    09/07/2008 3:38:13 AM PDT · by BluH2o · 77 replies · 934+ views
    fw: e-mail | August 30, 2008. | Jackie S.
    This is an email I received from a good friend in New York City. She is a Bryn Mawr graduate, and is a physician currently engaged in cancer research at Columbia University. This is an email she received from a Bryn Mawr classmate of hers who lives in Alaska. Because you, like me, may never have heard of Sarah Palin until today, you may find this an interesting perspective from an Alaskan resident. B Begin forwarded message: Subject: just in from Bonnie's classmate Dear classmates - As an Alaskan, I am writing to give all of you some information on...
  • Back off John McCain Vanity, but it just needs saying...

    07/10/2008 9:06:44 PM PDT · by prov1813man · 170 replies · 179+ views
    McCain Email | july 10, 2008 | prov1813man
    Stop sending me stuff. It's because of your "maverick" behavior that we are in the condition we are in. You stabbed a great President in the back on numerous occassions. You, and the gang of 14 rendered our congressional majority into a bunch of eunuchs, singing soprano for the media and the beltway crowd. I'll probably be forced to vote for you, given the alternatives, however, just barely and only because you may not totally screw us on judges. Meanwhile, leave me alone.
  • A car chase where I am.

    08/03/2007 9:38:34 PM PDT · by BobS · 31 replies · 924+ views
    FOX Choppers ^ | 8-03-03 | Me
    I just witnessed a car chase from the FOX helicopter feed around where I live. It was fast around Roscoe Blvd., Owensmouth Ave, De Soto Ave, etc. and ended on Topanga Blvd. where Chatsworth Park is near the hills. 12 police cars came by to stop it. Those were airborne videos. Note that this is near very dark. There is a ground video of men and women coming to the noise wondering WTF? I only take a lady to a beach in Ventura that makes hearts quiet.
  • "Questions / Instructions needed for posting images into threads"

    05/29/2007 7:08:19 AM PDT · by Front 242 · 42 replies · 685+ views
    No source | Tuesday, May 29th, 2007 | Front 242
    Tuesday, May 29th, 2007 Hello everyone here on FreeRepublic, I know that this is going to sound really dense, but I was wondering as to how various members are able to post images within their respective replies on threads. In addition, I am wondering as to how to post a background image or subsequent smaller images onto the "About Me" personal info file here on Free Republic (you know, the one that allows for user's to select your alias in order to gain further information about yourself: location, links, interests, etc. I have having a difficult time in uploading an...
  • Rich must pay bulk of climate change bill: Oxfam [The US must foot 44 percent of the $50 billion

    05/28/2007 4:42:16 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies · 1,177+ views
    Rich must pay bulk of climate change bill: Oxfam By Jeremy Lovell 37 minutes ago Coping with the ravages of global warming will cost $50 billion a year, and the rich nations who caused most of the pollution must pay most of the bill, aid agency Oxfam said on Tuesday. The call, barely 10 days before a crucial Group of Eight (G8) summit in Germany which has climate change at its core, is likely to make already tense negotiations even tougher. The United States, which Oxfam says must foot 44 percent of the annual $50 billion bill, is rejecting attempts...
  • Chinese farmers count cost of pig disease_(hmm yummy bet fda approves these for sale as well)

    05/19/2007 9:01:45 PM PDT · by Flavius · 4 replies · 517+ views
    Reuters ^ | 5/19/07 | reuteurs
    By John Ruwitch YUNFU, China, May 18 (Reuters) - When some of her pigs stopped eating, it was Zhu Hongying's first sign that they were sick. She called a veterinarian, who diagnosed them with a fever and administered injections. Exactly what medicine they were given, she did not say, but the jabs didn't help. "The more shots they were given, the worse they got," Zhu said. "Their bodies turned black. About a week later, they died."