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  • Is There a FReeper Gun Club?

    11/14/2015 11:07:45 AM PST · by · 51 replies
    self | 11/14/15 | Red Fox
    If there is no Free Republic associated firearms bearers organized yet, I will start one.
  • “A Practice Nook in the Subway” [FReeper published in the NYT]

    04/18/2015 3:38:00 AM PDT · by Silly · 16 replies
    The New York Times (Metropolitan Diary) ^ | April 16, 2015 | Paul Klenk
    Dear Diary: A singer often in need of a handy practice area, I sometimes vocalize in the subway (in addition to busking). The cathedral-like acoustics of these underground passages are friendly to the voice, and on my lunch break I can loosen my tie and warm up with some scales. I have found a little cul-de-sac perfect for this at a station near work, out of the paths of the Midtown commuters rushing through. Passers-by who hear my tenor coloratura sometimes pop their heads around the corner in curiosity; some smile or wave. But I go there for the architecture,...
  • Vanity - Retired Today

    04/12/2015 6:16:39 PM PDT · by AbnSarge · 50 replies
    Today I put on the uniform for the last time. I was honored that Conor MacNessa and his bride were there to share the day. To recap a 33 year career, I penned the following, all because I raised my right hand so many years ago, titled "No Regrets": I have jumped from high in the sky, and dived deep into the sea I have seen the sun rise from the peak of Mount Sinai, And watched it set into the Mediterranean from the beach at Tel Aviv I have seen the sun glimmering off the snow-covered volcanic mountains of...
  • Where's Morgana?

    04/04/2015 2:42:07 PM PDT · by MNDude · 52 replies
    I usually would not inquire on the whereabouts of another Freeper, but it seems a little odd to come to FR during Holy Week, and not see anything from Morgana. Anyone heard from her?
  • “A Busker Counts His Coins” [FReeper nonfiction in the NYT]

    02/01/2015 3:59:10 PM PST · by Silly · 9 replies
    The New York Times (Metropolitan Diary) ^ | August 24, 2014 | Paul Klenk (illustrated by Victor Kerlow)
    Dear Diary: A New York City busker is the recipient of love, affection, cheers, kisses and souvenirs from around the world. Or, sometimes, a plaintive shrug when a commuter cannot locate a dollar. Once when I was singing in the subway, such a man walked away dejected, then came bounding back, beaming, proudly offering a fresh yellow apple from his groceries. Yes, the money makes a difference, but I’m thankful for it all. Bills spend easily, but coins accumulate. On a recent night I sorted and rolled over a year’s worth. Among them were a British 50-pence coin, two 5-cent...
  • How do you repeat a Freeper post?

    01/04/2015 7:54:04 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 33 replies
    Duck Duck Go ^ | 1/4/2015 | Sacra Pizza Man
    Can't see how you would repeat an already posted article on Free Republic.
  • Steven Crowder highlights the holocaust of special needs abortion

    12/03/2014 7:59:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    LIVE ACTION NEWS ^ | Dec 3, 2014 | Cassy Fiano
    For many pro-lifers, the high number of babies with Down syndrome aborted purely for having an extra chromosome is not new information. But Steven Crowder has released a heart-wrenching new video that is resonating with thousands of people exposing the tragedy of the special needs abortion holocaust. This video especially hit close to home for me. Seeing that statistic is always a punch in the gut, because it’s a reminder that most people believe my son should not exist. Simply having an extra chromosome is enough to make mothers deprive their children of life, and why? Because it takes them...
  • Watch: Of This Group Of Americans, 90% Are Being Killed. This Man Is Determined To Stop It

    12/03/2014 12:08:16 PM PST · by Morgana · 26 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | December 2, 2014 | Heather Laskin
    Approximately 6,000 babies are born with Down syndrome in the U.S. every year. This number would be much higher, but 90 percent of babies who are diagnosed with Down syndrome in the womb are aborted. Pregnant women can get a screening done that will tell them the likelihood of their child having Down syndrome. Despite the fact that the screenings are not one hundred percent accurate, and the fact that there are hundreds of families on waiting lists wanting to adopt a child with Down syndrome, many expectant mothers choose to end the life of their child after being told...
  • Is this a business opportunity for a Freeper?

    11/07/2014 3:49:13 PM PST · by fishtank · 24 replies
    I heard about fifteen minutes of Rush today, when he talked about how badly the polls were predicting the election results. Is there a business opportunity for an enterprising Freeper to start an accurate polling company? Or do conservative candidates already have access to accurate polling, but it's just the midstream media types who use their own (skewed) polls to manufacture their own agenda-driven news articles?
  • Get not one, but TWO free Freeper novels today on

    04/04/2014 3:00:44 AM PDT · by Gen.Blather · 31 replies ^ | 4/4/2014 | Bern Pearson “Havelock’s Inheritance.” Havelock is on a voyage of discovery involving fraud, deceit, two crime families and enough dead bodies to start his own morgue. “A Plague of Dragons.” Something is trying to kill Kyle Fortune and when it does, an ancient menace will return to enslave and devastate the world.
  • (Freeper) Master Sergeant Christopher Grisham found guilty in right to carry trial

    03/31/2014 12:40:49 PM PDT · by Altariel · 45 replies
    BREAKING: Master Sergeant Christopher Grisham has been found guilty of interfering with police duties, a class B misdemeanor. Grisham could face a possible $2,000 fine and up to 180 days in jail for the offense. The retrial of Fort Hood soldier C.J. Grisham began Monday after a jury was unable to come to a verdict in the case last month. Monday, the jury heard two witnesses testify including the Temple police officer who arrested Grisham as well as the woman who made the call to police. Temple police officer Steve Ermis took the stand to give his account of what...
  • Bishops warned: Obama will seize assets, only proper response is "Courageous Defiance"

    04/12/2012 1:24:48 PM PDT · by Brian Kopp DPM · 42 replies ^ | 4/12/2012 | Brian J. Kopp
    Thursday, April 12, 2012 Bishops warned: Obama will seize assets, only proper response is "Courageous Defiance"By Brian Kopp Cardinal O'Connor's response to Clinton admin abortion mandate:  "Jail me!" In a recent Sunday column in Catholic New World, Cardinal Francis George wrote that only three options will exist for Catholic institutions to avoid shutting down under the Obama administration’s HHS mandate: 1) secularize itself, breaking its connection to the church, her moral and social teachings and the oversight of its ministry by the local bishop, 2) pay exorbitant annual fees to avoid paying for birth control-inclusive insurance policies or 3) “sell...
  • Letter From Afghanistan

    12/25/2013 7:48:31 AM PST · by concretebob · 9 replies
    Susan Katz Keating ^ | 12/25/2013 | Chad Longell
    Some of you may not know that Cooking With the Troops has a deeply personal stake in this war. Our own President, otherwise known as Dear Chadwick, is deployed to Afghanistan. Tonight Chad sent a note from the front. I share it here, with his permission. Take it away, Chad: My dearest friends and family, Greetings from Afghanistan! I want to wish you all a blessed and joy filled Merry Christmas!!! Tonight we celebrate the night where hope gave birth to faith! I will never forget my first Christmas away from home. It was Baghdad 2009, where the main hall...
  • Have A Very FReeper Christmas

    12/24/2013 7:41:28 AM PST · by writer33 · 58 replies
    12/24/13 | Chris Davis
    Dearest FReepers, It is with my fondest of wishes that you have a Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah this holiday season. For my atheist friends, may the kindness and generosity of Christmas cross your doorstep. There is no finer place on the Internet than Free Republic. It is the coup de grace of the coup de tat. I have said it before and I’ll say it again, "Free Republic has some of the finest minds I’ll ever know." There is no better place that offers the best examples of Christmas than this great forum. There is no better example of...
  • Hi, I am chinaboy. I miss u.

    12/13/2013 7:42:48 PM PST · by chinaboy · 325 replies
    Anyone want to chat?
  • Trial Of Soldier (FREEPER) Chris Grisham, Who Carried AR-15 Rifle On Public Street, Goes To Jury

    10/17/2013 1:16:18 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 249 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 10/18/2013 | By Jonathan Vankin
    The fate of a Fort Hood soldier who was arrested in March while openly carrying an AR-15 rifle down a road in Central Texas is now in the hands of a jury. The trial of Christopher Grisham has drawn the ardent interest of gun-rights advocates nationwide. Grisham, an active-duty Army Master Sergeant, was accompanying his 15-year-old son on a 10-mile hike back in March. The hike was part of the younger Grisham’s Boy Scout activities. Grisham and Christopher Grisham Jr. were walking along Airport Road in West Temple, Texas, when they were approached by police officer Steve Ermis. The police...
  • Is Free Republic worth saving?

    08/30/2013 9:01:53 PM PDT · by The Bat Ladys Husband · 479 replies
    My involvement with Free Republic began around 2000 when my wife began her vigil around the Texas governor’s mansion in support of GW against the challenge of Al Gore for the presidency. I generally provided the livelihood for the Bat Lady to be able to protest and surround the mansion against the leftists who were kept at bay across the street. While she was registered in order to post after action reports I was a lurker on the site. Over the years we have attended rallies and protests and meetings. Other groups of freepers nationwide also held rallies, attended protests,...
  • Vanity: FReeper Rogle gave the good fight (Sad Update at #30)

    02/09/2013 7:31:17 AM PST · by JaguarXKE · 59 replies
    Self | 9 Feb 2013 | Self
    FReeper Rogle, former New Mexico State Representative Rory Ogle, will be removed from life support this morning. He is not expected to live.
  • Calling All Free Republic Baby Boomers (Born 1946 to 1964)

    02/01/2013 5:18:02 AM PST · by xzins · 122 replies
    US Census ^ | 1 Feb 13 | Xzins
    The US Census Bureau, in "The Older Population" indicates that Baby Boomers are defined as follows: 6 The Baby Boom includes people born from mid-1946 to 1964. The Baby Boom is distinguished by a dramatic increase in birth rates following World War II, and is one of the largest generations in U.S. history. For more information, see: Hogan, Perez, and Bell, 2008, Who (Really) Are the First Baby Boomers? In Joint Statistical Meetings Proceedings, Social Statistics Section, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, pp. 1009–1016. You are now from about 50 to 67 years old, and you are the glad result...
  • Vanity - FReeper Rogle needs your prayers

    01/29/2013 5:36:08 AM PST · by JaguarXKE · 80 replies
    1/29/13 | Self
    FReeper Rogle (New Mexico) needs prayers
  • It is my sad duty to report the passing of another PATRIOT (Eastbound)

    01/10/2013 1:38:54 PM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 83 replies
    Via Email | January 10, 2013 | Neil E. Wright
    It is with deep sadness and regret that I report the passing Wednesday morning of FReeper Eastbound (Dave Schultz). In an email to Jim Robinson, Dave's son said: Hello, I’m Dave’s son, Ken. I’m so sorry to say the Dave “Eastbound” passed away Wednesday morning. I know Free Republic was one of his favorite forums, so if anyone might want to know that he’s gone, please pass it on if you would. Thank you, sincerely. Dad spent many many hours at FR for years. ~ Ken Schultz Prayers and condolences can be sent to Ken at
  • In Memory of FReeper The Crow

    10/05/2012 1:43:12 PM PDT · by LouD · 41 replies
    Obituary ^ | 1/13/2012
    Donald Jeffrey Casser (“DJ” to his friends and Jeff within the family) succumbed to lung cancer and its related complications on January 13 at Columbia-St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee. He is preceded in death by his father, Donald G. Casser, and is survived by his mother, Carolyn Casser (Wauwatosa); sister, Linda Casser Locke (Philadelphia), brother-in-law, Keith E. Locke, aunts, uncles, and cousins. Jeff was born on May 8, 1955, in New Hampshire while his father served as a pilot with the US Navy and spent the majority of his life in Wauwatosa and Milwaukee. From his earliest years, he expressed...
  • The 50 Most Popular Conservative Websites ( says Free Republic at #7 beats MOST top names)

    07/12/2012 5:05:00 AM PDT · by xzins · 91 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | March 16, 2009 | John Hawkins
    I thought it might be interesting to see which right-of-center websites actually receive the most traffic. So, I went to and ranked the 50 sites on the right. Do keep in mind thatÂ… 1) Alexa doesnÂ’t distinguish between top level domains and their sub-directories. So, for example, a blog on Townhall and Townhall itself would have the same rating. Additionally, websites hosted at places like Blogspot, which list each blog on a sub-directory, canÂ’t be measured. My guess is that it only knocked 2-4 websites max off the list including Ace of Spades HQ, Gateway Pundit, & Big Hollywood....
  • Our very own RoadDog is a death's door - PRAYERS PLEASE [Update #150]

    01/10/2012 7:15:27 AM PST · by surfer · 179 replies
    Freeper | 1/10/2011 | Surfer
    LTC Stefan Cook (AKA Major Stefan Cook) is in the hospital and not doing well. The prognosis is dire. Please pray for him and his family.
  • Freeper For Thirteen Years, the irate magistrate, Has Sadly Passed Away.

    10/19/2011 8:18:27 PM PDT · by RonPaulLives · 54 replies ^ | 10/19/2011 | Bluegrass Bulletin
    Long Time Conservative Patriot Mike Moreland Passes Long time conservative patriot, Boone County Magistrate and constitutional conservative Mike Moreland of Union Kentucky died today. Mike is survived by his wife a son and grandchildren. Moreland, pictured here with Rand Paul and Lloyd Rogers, was known for his staunch defense of civil liberties long before the TEA party movement became popular. Moreland was a reliable republican supporter and campaign volunteer in addition to the service he rendered to his community in elected office. He is the only elected official on the Boone County website who listed his cell phone number as...
  • I'm getting a little bit pissy! (yes, it's a vanity)

    07/22/2011 6:58:15 PM PDT · by Baynative · 112 replies · 1+ views
    Me (and only me) | July 22,2011 | Baynative
    I've heard varying quotes of how many daily users there on on Free Republic and even the most modest of them has my ire growing. Do ya wonder why?
  • Evil walks among us (A FReeper's father has been found murdered)

    07/17/2011 8:19:31 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 92 replies
    On June 28, A Longtime FReeper, midcop402, posted a thread 'My father is Missing' seeking information regarding his dad, Seth Charles Thompson. Tonite, fellow FReeper, BykrBayb, pinged many of us to let us know that Mr. Thompson's body was found last nite, 07/16. Please, hold this FReeper and his family in your prayers. Ref thread:;page=1

    07/16/2011 4:03:12 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 109 replies · 1+ views
    self | July 16, 2011 | swampsniper
    In 4 hours and 15 minutes I will mark my 7th anniversary oN Free Republic.JimRob and all of you, you are part of my extended family now and I am deeply honored to know you.And, THE RAIN CAME AND FILLED UP THE POND AGAIN!!!
  • Freeper Budge has Passed - RIP

    02/03/2011 5:11:05 PM PST · by TheBattman · 52 replies
    Ralph Robinson & Sons Funeral Home ^ | February 3, 2011 | Me
    In loving memory of Anthony Eugene "Budge" Rahe, Jr. December 3, 1934 - February 1, 2011 Anthony "Budge" Rahe, Jr., 76, of Pine Bluff, died Monday, February 1, 2011. He was born December 3, 1934 in Houston, Texas, son of the late Anthony Rahe, Sr. and Margaret Insirillo Rahe. Mr. Rahe was reared and received his early education in Houston, graduating from Beaumont High School. After moving to Pine Bluff, Budge worked as a radio disk jockey for KOTN for many years and recently as a Wal-Mart greeter. Survivors include two nephews, Kyle Ponder and Brad Ponder. Memorial services will...
  • Memorial Thread ~ FReeper redrock went Home October 6, 2010

    10/11/2010 2:27:50 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 111 replies · 1+ views
    Vanity | A FRiend
    ~ Memorial Thread ~ FReeper redrock has gone Home ~~ October 6, 2010 ~ FReeper redrock is a Vietnam Veteran, an Army Medic. Rest in Peace, Mike. Abide With Me Abide with me; fast falls the eventide; The darkness deepens; Lord with me abide. When other helpers fail and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O abide with me. Swift to its close ebbs out life's little day; Earth's joys grow dim; its glories pass away; Change and decay in all around I see; O Thou who changest not, abide with me. Not a brief glance I beg, a...

    10/02/2010 5:36:26 PM PDT · by Concerned · 9 replies
    Concerned--- ^ | 10/02/2010 | Concerned
    A FReeper Candidate just earned an "A" Rating from Heritage Alliance!!! Click here to check out my website for more information Click here to check out my 2-minute League of Women Voters video. Click here to go to my original post. PLEASE HELP a FReeper go on to victory by donating---any amount---to offset the enormous costs to run for office, for a race against a 28-year-incumbent-Democrat! Donate Here
  • Adopt a FReeper

    10/02/2010 5:10:29 PM PDT · by jellybean · 47 replies
    October 2, 2010
    Unlike the federal government, which has the power to steal money from you to pay for programs and policies that you don't support, Free Republic relies on the voluntary donations from it's members. While there is already a large number of FReepers and lurkers who donate on a regular basis, either monthly, quarterly or a generous yearly donation, it's not enough to cover FR's operating expenses. There are also FReepers who would like to donate, but just don't have the resources because they are temporarily unemployed, living on a fixed income, have on-going medical expenses or other family obligations. I...
  • FReeper Candidate's Video Needs FReeping

    09/29/2010 5:43:06 PM PDT · by Concerned · 14 replies
    Concerned - ^ | 09/29/2010 | Concerned
    HOT OFF THE PRESS: Check out my FReeper Candidate's Video at . Then go to for more info. Let me know what you think of both. I'm a FReeper/ conservative running against a 28-year-incumbent Democrat. Support a FReeper today! You can make FREE survey calls online. Donations ARE welcome!
  • Victor FReeper on Rush Now!

    09/24/2010 9:53:14 AM PDT · by TSgt · 65 replies
    9/24/2010 | FreeRepublic
    Greetings from FreeRepublic!
  • Today is my FReeper birthday! (shameless vanity)

    09/16/2010 3:03:44 PM PDT · by Dacula · 48 replies · 1+ views
    FreeRepublic | 9-16-10 | Dacula
    Today is my 6th FReeper birthday. I started out when Buckhead caught Dan Rather in the fake but accurate lie and have been hooked ever sense. Over the years I have learned a great deal from my FRiends and much more about life in general. Thank you one and all!
  • Obama is sooooo Christian that _______ (FReeper fill in the blank)

    08/19/2010 10:30:09 AM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Nachum ^ | 8/19/10 | Nachum
    It was announced that Obama issued a press release stating that he is a practicing Christian, consults with 5 pastors, reads the Bible and prays daily, and has daily devotionals sent to him. The report did not say whether he read the devotionals. Well, that is not all! Freepers can come up with an even better list of how Obama is practicing Christian... (contributions to the list) Obama is soooo Christian that... * The Pope bows to HIM when he comes in the room * He sleeps in a manger * Runs a mile carrying a cross every day *...
  • Tips on how to be a good "FReeper"

    12/26/2007 8:08:46 AM PST · by Graybeard58 · 300 replies · 2,081+ views
    self ^ | 26 Dec, 2007 | Self
    It seems to me that we are getting a lot of new members and the following may be helpful to them. Live in a solid "red" state and when anybody complains about some asinine law in their blue state, tell them to "just move from there". The simplistic solution is always the best one. Refer to California as Californicate or Kalifornia. The people's republic of (insert state name here) is always good. When an article appears about something negative happening in public schools, proudly proclaim that all your kids are home schooled and geniuses to boot. Extra points if you...
  • Thousands of WWII pictures from 1944 / Normandy period

    07/23/2010 9:00:18 AM PDT · by Stolly · 44 replies · 2+ views
    I've had these pictures sat on my PC for years so i've finally got around to hosting them. I'm slowly captioning them too, based on translations from a French Flickr account. I think he copied them from somewhere else so i don't feel too bad about using them. I'm not copying word for word anyway. Anyway, hope some of you enjoy them !
  • Journey Home - Monday, July 12 at 8pm (big surprise!)

    07/12/2010 10:06:07 AM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    ewtn ^ | July 12, 2010 | Marcus Grodi
    July 12 Open LineKevin Lents Former Methodist
  • (vanity) Is anyone else noticing that Freerepublic is loading very slowly?

    06/21/2010 10:25:36 AM PDT · by hecht · 59 replies · 3+ views
    for the last week or two it is taking a long time to load ( if at all) What gives?
  • Bloom takes 199th [FReeper wins intense primary in Pennsylvania]

    05/20/2010 9:24:03 AM PDT · by LikeLight · 90 replies · 1,371+ views
    The Sentinel ^ | 5/19/2010 | Jason Scott
    For much of the evening Tuesday, any one of four candidates were in line to win the Republican nomination for the 199th Legislative District seat. North Middleton Township resident and local attorney Stephen Bloom appears to have emerged victorious in the seven-way Republican primary to earn the nomination. As of Wednesday morning, all absentee ballots have been included in the results. Bloom won the 199th race by 284 votes, unofficially, with 2,163 votes. Denny Lebo had 1,879. The county board of elections will meet at 9 a.m. May 25 to certify ballot results. They will then be sent to the...
  • Freeper Wedding 5/29/10

    05/13/2010 3:08:28 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 77 replies · 1,471+ views
    LonePalm | 5/13/2010 | LonePalm
    SweetiePalm and I are finally getting married in two weeks. Here is our engagement photo. I proposed at Yankee Stadium on the 4th of July in the middle of the 5th inning. It was a complete surprise.
  • Adopt A FReeper

    04/26/2010 10:37:33 AM PDT · by jellybean · 335 replies · 9,442+ views
    April 26, 2010 | jellybean
    Unlike the federal government, which has the power to steal money from you to pay for programs and policies that you don't support, Free Republic relies on the voluntary donations from it's members. While there is already a large number of FReepers and lurkers who donate on a regular basis, either monthly, quarterly or a generous yearly donation, it's not enough to cover FR's operating expenses. There are also FReepers who would like to donate, but just don't have the resources because they are temporarily unemployed, living on a fixed income, have on-going medical expenses or other family obligations. I...
  • Who is this guy/gal? (Vanity suggestion)

    04/12/2010 5:16:54 PM PDT · by Ronin · 23 replies · 1,301+ views
    04-13-10 | Ronin
    There have been a lot of threads recently on liberal activists who intend to disrupt tea party events by acting as agents provocateur. They intend to cause problems by making the tea party attendants seem more violent and extreme than are by carrying offensive signs, shouting racial and homophobic epitaphs, etc. Many people have suggested that FReeper attendees carry cameras and get pics of these cretins, but I think more is needed. We need a site or a thread, possibly even this one, where pics of the perpetrators can be immediately posted. That way, the good folk who cannot attend...
  • Freeper Westlander Has Died

    03/13/2010 8:34:06 PM PST · by grellis · 142 replies · 2,684+ views
    family | March 13, 2010 | grellis
    I just received the very sad news that Michigan freeper Westlander has lost his battle with cancer. Joe died on March 4. I cannot express well enough how much I will miss Joe. His loss will be felt throughout the whole forum, and especially by those of us here in Michigan who have come to know him so well the last six years. The mitten board will not be the same without him. My thoughts and prayers are with Joe's wife, Pat, and his friends and family. May God bring them comfort in their time of need. Godspeed, Joe.

    01/27/2010 2:52:13 PM PST · by Recovering Ex-hippie · 43 replies · 645+ views
    Last night I figured out how much money last year I SAVED by being a Freeper and what I got out of Freerepublic! AMAZING....Here is the breakdown: Money I saved... 1. Not buying the local newspaper--$125. 2. No subscriptions to "News" magazines--$110. 3. Taking my homemade lunches, thanks to Granny's Frugal Cooking Thread--$260. 4. Mercury Light bulb Professional Cleaning ( cause Freeprs warned me!)I didn't need cause I didn't buy those dumb bulbs---$260. 5. Investment Newsletter I didn't have to order cause I get so much info here--$189. 6. Making my own Greeting cards using pics and cartoons on Freep...
  • Bank rob suspect was on 'Deadliest Catch' (F.R. Member makes the catch)

    01/03/2010 6:18:48 PM PST · by Graybeard58 · 48 replies · 2,761+ views
    A.P. Via Yahoo ^ | Dec 31, 2009 | A.P.
    EUGENE, Ore. – Police say a man who appeared in the Discovery Channel show "Deadliest Catch" is wanted for three bank robberies in Oregon and has been arrested in Illinois. Police in East Peoria, Ill., say they arrested 23-year-old Joshua Tel Warner early Thursday on the Oregon bank robbery warrant after a vehicle he was riding in was pulled over for a routine traffic stop. He was being held on $30,000 bail in the Tazewell County Jail. Police in Eugene, Ore., say he is the same Josh Warner who appeared as a greenhorn deckhand on the king crab fishing boat...
  • Mod Lecture Series- Freeper Community Update

    10/26/2009 4:32:01 PM PDT · by Admin Moderator · 2,621 replies · 24,150+ views
    This is a public service announcement from your friendly neighborhood Admin Moderators (Sidebar gave us some attitude so we shoved him in the closet for a while. He never recovered from the Yacht incident) For a while, we have noticed some things happening that we need your help with. The Free Republic community is strong; we are almost a family, albeit very dysfunctional at times. Like any community, we have new members joining us daily. Unfortunately, the air of suspicion and the desire to keep things “the way they are” has fostered a feeling of distrust with new members. Almost...
  • Who is your favorite Freeper?

    12/13/2009 10:37:37 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 974 replies · 19,298+ views
    Who is your favorite Freeper? Who is the most legendary Freeper? Which Freepers stick in your head as memorable? Who is the most infamous Freeper? Nominate your favorites for Legendary Freeper status.
  • FReeper HoosierHawk has died

    11/22/2009 12:36:25 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 174 replies · 4,682+ views
    November 22, 2009 | Jim Robinson
    Sadly, we have received word from his wife that HoosierHawk has died: Can you please place hoosierhawk on your memorial wall. Robert V. McNear Born February 17th, 1958 died October 28th 2009. As you know hoosierhawk was famous for his First Sunday Music Post, loved by everyone. Sincerely, Mrs. Hoosierhawk