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  • Here Comes the 'Abortion Comedy'

    06/06/2014 4:46:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 6, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    The feminist film critics can exhale now. Someone has finally concocted their dream movie: an "abortion comedy." Because apparently nothing sounds funnier than an unplanned one-night stand and a courageous destruction of God's most beautiful and most innocent creation. It's called "Obvious Child." Feminist lingo sells this monstrosity. Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jenny Slate plays Donna Stern, a standup comedian who "is forced to face the uncomfortable realities of independent womanhood for the first time." A "drunken hookup -- and epic lapse in prophylactic judgment -- turns out to be the beginning of a hilarious and totally unplanned...
  • Poll: 58% of Republicans want more presidential choices

    01/09/2012 11:44:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    CBS News ^ | January 9, 2012 | Brian Montopoli
    The nominating process may officially be underway, but Republicans have yet to enthusiastically embrace a potential nominee for president - and despite the late date, most would like to see other candidates enter the race, according to a new CBS News poll. The survey finds that 58 percent of Republican primary voters want more presidential choices, while just 37 percent say they are satisfied with the current field. The percentage of Republican primary voters that wants more choices has increased 12 percentage points since October. Mitt Romney, the frontrunner for the nomination, has struggled to break 30 percent support in...
  • Defeating Obama: Will it take a Brokered GOP Convention? Probably! (Vanity)

    01/05/2012 12:40:56 PM PST · by no dems · 52 replies · 1+ views
    January 5, 2012 | no dems
    I'm thinking the only way we will be able to beat Obama will be to have a brokered GOP Convention and a "dark horse" candidate rise out of the ashes. Do I think it will happen? Heck no. So, we are, as my granny used to say: "In a mell of a hess". The GOP Candidates currently running, and the drop-out, Michele Bachmann, have beaten, bruised and bloodied each other so badly that we’re going to make doggone sure we send a nominee into the General Election damaged beyond repair; making victory easy for Obama. The Dems are loving our...
  • Cain chief-of-staff walks back Perry accusations

    11/03/2011 11:04:33 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 140 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/3/2011 01:34 PM ET | Justin Sink
    Herman Cain's chief-of-staff Mark Block walked back accusations that Rick Perry's campaign was responsible for the leak of accusations of sexual harassment during the candidate's time as president of the National Restaurant Association, saying that he would "accept" the claim by a former staffer now affiliated with the Perry campaign that he was not the leak. "Until we get all the facts, I'm just going to say that we accept what Mr. Anderson has said, and we want to move on with the campaign," Block said on Fox News. Curt Anderson, the former Cain staffer, has flatly denied the accusations,...
  • IBOPE Zogby Poll: Perry Trails Cain in GOP Race

    09/27/2011 3:47:32 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 233 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 26 Sep 2011 | Staff
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has tumbled among GOP primary voters and now trails business executive Herman Cain in the race for the nomination, according to the latest IBOPE Zogby Poll. Cain's campaign appears to have picked up steam after a win in Florida's Straw Poll this weekend, while Perry continues to suffer from lackluster performances in GOP debates, the most recent held last Thursday in Orlando. Perry, at 18 percent, has tumbled by more than 20 percentage points over the past month
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 25 September 2011

    09/25/2011 5:04:26 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 217 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 25 September 2011 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows September 25th, 2011 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): White House adviser David Plouffe; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; University of Miami President Donna Shalala; former Education Secretary William Bennett; Special Olympics chief executive officer Tim Shriver.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, head of the Democratic National Committee; Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee.THIS WEEK (ABC): Plouffe; British Prime Minister David Cameron; Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestine Liberation...
  • Viewpoints: Racist cartoon of Obama forces me to leave GOP

    06/16/2011 3:25:08 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 127 replies · 3+ views
    SacBee.com ^ | 6/12/2011
    I was one of those rare species: a black Republican, the guy willing to spit into the wind of conventional thought, who was often showcased on camera at party events to prove inclusiveness. But as a proud black man, I can no longer be a member of the Republican Party. Being a Republican has long been a part of my personal and professional identities, so leaving the party is a difficult and emotional decision. In 1998, as a young man searching for what I believed were shared values, I cut ties with the Democratic Party and became a Republican. Democrats,...
  • Respect Our President, Please!!!

    04/29/2011 8:52:22 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    Black Athlete Sports Network ^ | April 29, 2011 | Gary Norris Gray
    OAKLAND, CA.---Years ago we mourned the loss of Rosa Parks, Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, also the death of Congressperson Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman to run for the presidency of the United States. These events were devastating for African Americans. Mrs. Coretta Scott King, The First Lady or Matriarch of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States passed away in December 2006. The contributions of these three powerful, educated, and influential African American women caused them to be a positive permanent part of American history. Mrs. King was the founder and main supporter of the...
  • Blog Police Creeps Are George Soros Plants

    11/19/2010 9:54:46 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 688 replies
    Vanity | 11/19/10 | Warner Todd Huston
    Blog Police Creeps Are George Soros Plants For at least a month now a crew of three or four screen names here on Free Republic have been used to spam post after post all across the board. They have decided that they are Free Republic's police, they think they speak for the whole board, and have been attempting to drive people off this site. But are they real FReepers? Or are they something else? It is pretty clear that they are being paid to do this by a George Soros-styled, left wing organization to spam FR, attack posters, and attempt...
  • Obama Uses Traditional 'Shaka' Greeting in Hawaii

    12/28/2008 8:49:36 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 68 replies · 2,999+ views
    reuters ^ | December 28, 2008
    KAILUA, HI - Barack Obama may be the first U.S. president who can successfully pull off the shaka, a Hawaiian greeting Hawaiians say has various meanings, from “hang loose” and “cool” to “thanks.” The hand gesture, also a common greeting in surfer culture, consists of curling the three middle fingers and extending the thumb and little finger. The president-elect, looking uber-cool with his White Sox baseball cap on backwards, flipped the shaka to a crowd of about 30 people as he left a gym on a Marine Corps base on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, where he is vacationing.
  • Mariah Carey Wanted to be Kidnapped

    07/11/2008 2:32:50 AM PDT · by Coffee200am · 25 replies · 83+ views
    Web India 123 ^ | 07.11.2008 | IANS
    Pop star Mariah Carey reveals that she used to fantasise about being kidnapped when she was going through the bad phase of her life. Ananova.com reports her saying: "When I was in an unhappy place in my life, I always wanted to be kidnapped. I just wanted a way out, but I didn't have one." And it seems that her dream came true when new husband Nick Cannon kidnapped her and took her on a romantic trip. She said: "He sort of kidnapped me and took me on a helicopter ride. Then he proposed." Quashing rumours that her marriage is...
  • How did did Moveon.org come up with its name?

    02/15/2008 5:48:11 PM PST · by mdittmar · 13 replies · 91+ views
    various | February 15,2008 | me
    According to Wikipedia,MoveOn was formed in 1998.MoveOn is a non-profit liberal public policy advocacy group[2] that has raised millions of dollars for Democratic Party candidates in the United States.[3] It was formed in response to the impeachment of President Clinton[4] and is, by some accounts, cited as a factor which helped propel the Democratic Party to power in the 2006 election.[5]
  • ACLU team loses superbowl

    02/03/2008 7:07:44 PM PST · by Soliton · 17 replies · 36+ views
    Me | Soliton
    New England challenges extra man on field. Karma bites them in ass. The cheaters didn't win.
  • Citadel 17, Wisconsin 17 ("Big Ten Stinks" VANITY)

    09/15/2007 10:47:02 AM PDT · by dinoparty · 7 replies · 275+ views
    Citadel 21, Wisconsin 21 at halftime.
  • Suit accuses Starbucks of discrimination (fired bipolar woman gets $75,000)

    06/14/2007 8:37:58 PM PDT · by Dan Evans · 20 replies · 910+ views
    seattle pi.com ^ | September 15, 2006 | CRAIG HARRIS
    When Christine Drake worked as a Starbucks barista, the Seattle woman with psychiatric disabilities said it was the first time in her life that she "felt a sense of accomplishment." But after two years on the job, a new manager at the Starbucks store at 425 Queen Anne Ave. N. in Seattle allegedly discriminated against Drake, decreased her hours and berated her in front of customers, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Lisa Cox, an EEOC lawyer, said the world's largest coffee retailer ignored Drake's requests for help and violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not accommodating...
  • Arab princesses kicked off British Airways plane to jeers and whistles after refusing to sit next to

    07/29/2007 3:39:55 AM PDT · by personalaccts · 39 replies · 1,708+ views
    www.dailymail.co.us ^ | 28-July-07 | Ray Massey
    Arab princesses kicked off British Airways plane to jeers and whistles after refusing to sit next to male strangers By RAY MASSEY - More by this author » Last updated at 11:45am on 28th July 2007 Comments (22) The delayed plane sat on a baking Italian runway for almost three hours Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani: related to the Princesses Most popular storiesNews » Entire site » Duke of York gets to grips with young blonde on a Cote d'Azur dancefloor The Queen's grandson to marry Canadian girlfriend Sex for the motherland: Russian youths encouraged to procreate at...
  • We're all big babies

    10/27/2006 10:00:14 AM PDT · by metesky · 10 replies · 658+ views
    The Telegraph London) ^ | 10/22/06 | by Michael Bywater
    We're all big babies Last Updated: 12:01am BST 22/10/2006 How to be an adult Bombarded by petty rules, bossy advice and celebrity tittle-tattle, we have forgotton how to be adults. It's time we grew up, says Michael Bywater I imagine myself to be a grown-up, as, presumably, do you. You think that because you negotiated puberty and developed secondary sexual characteristics, and got qualifications and opened a bank account and subjected yourself to the scrutiny of anti-terrorism laws and anti-money-laundering laws and learned to drive and got a job and perhaps a spouse and maybe children, and quite possibly even pay...
  • Suit accuses Starbucks of discrimination

    09/18/2006 1:20:03 PM PDT · by Cagey · 67 replies · 1,851+ views
    Seatlle P-I ^ | 9-15-2006 | CRAIG HARRIS
    When Christine Drake worked as a Starbucks barista, the Seattle woman with psychiatric disabilities said it was the first time in her life that she "felt a sense of accomplishment." But after two years on the job, a new manager at the Starbucks store at 425 Queen Anne Ave. N. in Seattle allegedly discriminated against Drake, decreased her hours and berated her in front of customers, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Lisa Cox, an EEOC lawyer, said the world's largest coffee retailer ignored Drake's requests for help and violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not accommodating...
  • Reefer is Worth Getting Mad About

    08/06/2006 6:04:24 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 581 replies · 6,908+ views
    Globe and Mail ^ | August 5, 2006 | Antonio Maria Costa
    Reefer is Worth Getting Mad About Vienna -- Supporters of the legalization of cannabis would have us believe that it is a gentle, harmless substance that gives you little more than a sense of mellow euphoria. Sellers of the world's most popular illicit drug know better. Trawl through websites offering cannabis seeds for sale and you will find brand names such as Armageddon, AK-47 and White Widow. "This will put you in pieces, then reduce you to rubble -- maybe quicksand if you go too far," one seller boasts. This is much closer to the truth. In Canada, as in...
  • BRAKING HARD: Free Republic Dooms America ZOT!

    07/15/2006 10:01:23 AM PDT · by Crusifix · 199 replies · 3,527+ views
    The Finland daily ^ | 12/07/2006 | TamMish
    As is the case with a group think machine that is only interested in discushing shared ideas and beliefs without respect to reason or facts, the people involved with the Free Republic are dictated by their own sets of preowned views and beliefs. Anything that implies the USA to be wrong in its foreign policy is considered unacceptable and the member who made anti American remarks is swiftly banned from the forum. I am sorry to say this but most of you in the forum are low lifes whose knowledge and world understanding is distorted at best and hence you...
  • If you were president, what would you do, or at least try to do?

    06/18/2006 10:22:52 PM PDT · by Jeremydmccann · 28 replies · 420+ views
    Free Republic ^ | Jeremy D. McCann
    If I were to become president, the very first thing I would do, would be to declare personhood to the unborn immediately upon fertilization. I would then go about placing atourney generals throughout the country who would then prosecute the abortionists. I would work to repeal NAFTA, CAFTA, GATT and any other unconstitutional trade treatise. I would get us out of the WTO and the UN. I would force the UN headquarters out of New York. I would repeal all firearms legislation, beginning with Federal Firearms Act of 1968. I would put a moratorium on immigration from problem countries for...
  • Specter ready for fight over spy program (RINO JERK ALERT!)

    06/11/2006 1:44:04 PM PDT · by new yorker 77 · 22 replies · 596+ views
    The AP via Yahoo! News ^ | June 11, 2006
    The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says he's prepared to force telephone company executives to testify about the White House's eavesdropping program if the Bush administration doesn't fully cooperate in drafting new rules on what's allowable. "If we don't get some results, I'm prepared to go back to demand hearings and issue subpoenas if necessary," Sen. Arlen Specter (news, bio, voting record), R-Pa., said Sunday on CNN's "Late Edition." Specter said he was more hopeful, after talking Thursday with Vice President Dick Cheney, that committee hearings and subpoenas could be avoided. Specter had threatened to subpoena executives of major phone companies...
  • Secret memo from Rove to Bolten

    06/07/2006 11:06:27 AM PDT · by howardl · 25 replies · 1,068+ views
    secret source | June 7, 2006 | Karl Rove
    !!EYES ONLY!! June 7, 2006 TO: Josh Bolten FROM: Karl Rove RE: Summer Event Coordination As you will recall from our discussion in April, we have certain “controllable events” that can be scheduled throughout the summer leading up to the election in November. In April, I expressed my preference for “backloading” – pushing these announcements into the fall and late summer. But I strongly agreed with your observation that we need to be ready to act sooner if it appears that the downward cycle of opinion is threatening to turn into a tailspin. My reading of the situation is that...
  • What do Freepers think of Barry? Have they forgotten his ideas; do they still support them?

    05/24/2006 8:26:09 AM PDT · by Marxbites · 13 replies · 326+ views
    Calling all Freepers - what do you think of Barry AU H2O? Are his ideas relevent today? Does the Republican party need to pick up his mantle more seriously since loosing the RWR & Newt momentum? I hope this is OK, if not I'll understand it's deletion, and please except my apology.
  • SPYCHIPPED LEVI'S BRAND JEANS HIT THE U.S.

    05/02/2006 10:07:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 250 replies · 5,635+ views
    spychips.com (RFID 1984) ^ | April 27, 2006 | spychips.com
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2006 SPYCHIPPED LEVI'S BRAND JEANS HIT THE U.S. Levi Strauss Confirms RFID Test, Refuses to Disclose Location It may be time to ditch your Dockers and lay off the Levi's, say privacy activists Katherine Albrecht and Liz McIntyre. New information confirms that Levi Strauss & Co. is violating a call for a moratorium on item-level RFID by spychipping its clothing. What's more, the company is refusing to disclose the location of its U.S. test. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a controversial technology that uses tiny microchips to track items from a distance. These RFID microchips...
  • Predictions for the world - 2006 and beyond? (I'm worried folks...)

    02/11/2006 8:11:59 PM PST · by EastCobbRules · 29 replies · 809+ views
    I always come to Free Republic when I really need facts and ideas (and a laugh!). So, I come to ask you about your predictions for the near term. I am worried, folks, 'cause things aren't looking good to me. So, I value any of your comments on the following issues. (Pick an issue, ANY issue...) Thinking outloud... Iran - How likely is a war with Iran? (0%, 50%). If a war takes place, can we keep the conflict mostly isolated - like Iraq - or will it engulf the region or world? In the end, who will side with...
  • Online Petition Says 'NFL Is Fixed'

    02/07/2006 6:58:40 PM PST · by bikepacker67 · 215 replies · 2,566+ views
    As fans continued to weigh in on calls by officials during the Super Bowl, a group has set up an online petition claiming the "NFL is fixed." The petition, at http://new.petitiononline.com/nfl12006/petition.html, says "We, the fans of the NFL, will no longer stand by and allow our pure game to be corrupted by blatant bias." The petitions ask fans for suggestions on how the problem can be fixed. Seahawks fans are voicing outrage over what they say were game-robbing calls by officials in the Super Bowl. In one, Darrell Jackson was called for pushing Chris Hope away as he broke to...
  • Whats the best AK-47

    01/30/2006 2:33:25 PM PST · by Jimma · 118 replies · 36,739+ views
    I am going to purchase an AK-47. I was wondering who makes the best one? I am also curious as to what to look for as far as wear and tear.
  • Farrelly's South Park masterminds in creative feud

    12/29/2005 4:27:58 AM PST · by balch3 · 272 replies · 3,726+ views
    CTV-Canada ^ | December 14, 2005 | Associated Press
    Is Cartman a crook? Peter and Bobby Farrelly, the gross-out gurus behind Dumb and Dumber and There's Something About Mary are accusing South Park masterminds Trey Parker and Matt Stone of ripping off a movie idea.
  • Make the Senate STAY! Make them STAY!

    12/21/2005 10:14:40 AM PST · by MNJohnnie · 41 replies · 2,477+ views
    Contact Numbers for Bill Frist: 202-224-3344 (voice) 202-228-1264 (fax) Make them STAY! The Senate must be in session on Christmas DAY! Quit whining. Quit surrendering with out a fight. Some Freepers are EXACTLY why nothing gets done. They always advocate surrender the minute things get tough. Get off out butts and FIGHT for once. NO Clouter means NO CHRISTMAS BREAK. MAKE THEM STAY!
  • Belgian song "Down with America" going on the air

    09/19/2005 10:51:26 AM PDT · by PeterFinn · 89 replies · 1,916+ views
    Brussels Journal (Conservative) ^ | Sat, 2005-09-10 12:17 | Luc Van Braekel
    "Down with America" is the title of a recent song by the popular Belgian musician Raymond van het Groenewoud. Written in Dutch and published by EMI , "Weg met Amerika" ("Down with America") will be available in record shops as of next week, and was played on Belgian state radio last Thursday and Friday. Here is a quote from the lyrics of the song: Hamburgers and coke, yes you already knew But do you also know the cause of the general decay? Short-sighted thinking, loud talking Sticking to one-liners forever Down with America! Down with the jerks from America Down...
  • Woman who wanted to be "cool mom" pleads guilty to sex assault

    07/25/2005 10:39:29 AM PDT · by Millee · 56 replies · 3,137+ views
    9news.com ^ | 7/25/2005 | ap
    An Arvada woman accused of hosting parties with sex, drug and alcohol so high school students would think she was "cool" is expected to enter a plea Monday. Silvia Johnson, 40, has had two previously scheduled arraignments postponed. She faces multiple counts of sexual assault, distributing a controlled substance and contributing to the delinquency of minors. Authorities say Johnson hosted the parties at her home nearly every month for a year beginning in October 2003. She's accused of providing the teens with marijuana, methamphetamine and alcohol at the parties. The story has since made national news, with some alleged victims...
  • If Bush Doesn't Nominate A True Conservative, I'm Voting For Hilary For Presiden

    07/02/2005 7:53:49 PM PDT · by John Robertson · 543 replies · 6,620+ views
    Self | July 2, 2005 | JohnRobertson
    I just realized...I mean that. It's going to come down to this. I have often argued, as many here have, that when FReepers said they would sit home rather than vote for (McCain, usually, sometimes Guiliani), that such sitting out would put Hilary in the Whitehouse. But I'm not moving on this.
  • Video Exposes Medical Marijuana as Hoax - (shows addicts LOL-ing about what a joke the law is!)

    06/30/2005 2:51:57 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 509 replies · 5,211+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JUNE 30, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri has vetoed a "medical marijuana" bill, saying it would encourage marijuana use and criminal activity. His veto comes as an anti-drug group has released dramatic video footage of a marijuana activist declaring that he uses dope for a health problem that he doesn't really have. The bottom line for this activist, Ed Rosenthal, is that "I like to get high. Marijuana is fun." The video has the potential of dealing a major blow to the "medical marijuana" movement, largely funded by billionaire George Soros. The video footage, posted at the website http://www.sorosmonitor.com, gives the...
  • Woman wins right to drop top

    DAYTONA BEACH -- Elizabeth Book, the stay-at-home mom with a rose tattoo, has won the right to bare her breasts in her ongoing fight to go shirtless anywhere men can. On Saturday at noon, the 40-something "top-free" revolutionary plans to demonstrate her right to protest by dropping her top at the Peabody Auditorium next to three statues of women nude from the waist up. "I will be as top-free as the statues," Book said Monday in an e-mail to the nudists and naturists who have gathered to support her cause. "This is not over until Daytona is forced to recognize...
  • Fox News viewership drops by half in 6 months (Assisted Suicide for Troll)

    05/24/2005 4:05:05 AM PDT · by illbill · 86 replies · 1,807+ views
    Fox News in Ratings Free Fall Here's something you won't hear on Fox News -- ratings for the cable news channel have been plummeting since before the November election. According to TV Newser, the number of people watching Fox during prime time in the 25 to 54 age bracket dropped in April for the sixth straight month.
  • ZOT! To the foolish Conservative

    05/13/2005 11:34:11 AM PDT · by Fingers full of Fungus · 50 replies · 764+ views
    To the foolish Conservative Many days have passed and many hours spent thinking. And i have become all the more powerful. You read this and the puss in your mind boils, for you know that while you ridicule me I steal away your integrity. Because my thoughts ring true with your own, but you are afraid to believe such things, knowing full well the punishment for an itch. I have been greeted with snares and cold food. For what is different than me? Who could make the list? And what of your family? Do they eat with you, sleep with...
  • 25 And Over--Playtime's over, kiddies.

    05/09/2005 10:58:11 AM PDT · by January24th · 103 replies · 2,423+ views
    Tomato Nation ^ | Sarah Bunting
    If you have reached the age of 25, I have a bit of bad news for you, to wit: it is time, if you have not already done so, for you to emerge from your cocoon of post-adolescent dithering and self-absorption and join the rest of us in the world. Past the quarter-century mark, you see, certain actions, attitudes, and behaviors will simply no longer do, and while it might seem unpleasant to feign a maturity and solicitousness towards others that you may not genuinely feel, it is not only appreciated by others but necessary for your continued survival. Grow...
  • (Actor) Mark Wahlberg Slams Eminem, Affleck, and Damon

    04/20/2005 4:10:52 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 37 replies · 1,132+ views
    Hollywood.com ^ | 04/19/2005 | World Entertainment News Network (WENN)
    Hollywood hunk Mark Wahlberg has slammed Eminem, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck for giving a false impression of tough, impoverished childhoods in their music and films. The Italian Job star has lambasted Damon, his co-star in new movie The Departed, for romanticizing difficult upbringings in Good Will Hunting, his debut film with Affleck. Wahlberg--who blames his assault conviction 17 years ago on his harsh childhood--has also attacked rapper Eminem for idealizing his difficult formative years in his biopic 8 Mile, in an interview with Details magazine. The 33-year-old actor complains, "My childhood wasn't like some 8 Mile bulls**t where you...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Tribes, gov't want 'squaw' names changed

    04/01/2005 11:08:27 AM PST · by SmithL · 72 replies · 1,392+ views
    AP ^ | 4/1/5 | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI
    SISTERS, Ore. - Olivia Wallulatum finds it hard to even look at the sign, a marker for the Squaw River. It reminds her of all the names she was called as a girl. And she wants something done about it. She wants the name changed. "I don't care what they change it to. I just want to see it go," said Wallulatum, 50, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs. Nearly a thousand places across the country - rivers, buttes, meadows, mountains - are named "squaw," and most American Indians want them to be called something else....
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.
  • ZOT! CIA CONROLS THE MEDIA VIOLATION OF THE FIRST AMENDENT RIGHT TO A FREE PRESS ALL 50 STATES

    03/10/2005 4:38:21 PM PST · by freepress3482 · 108 replies · 3,469+ views
    The Media CIA CONTROLED MEDIDA AND/OR MEDIA MANIPULATION IS A VIOLATION OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHT TO A FREE PRESS CONCERNING ALL 50 STATES AND EVERY AMERICAN CITIZEN PLEASE REVIEW: http://government.rantnetwork.com/usgovcoverups (read website on "operation mockingbird") Journalism is a perfect cover for CIA agents. People talk freely to journalists, and few think suspiciously of a journalist aggressively searching for information. Journalists also have power, influence and clout. Not surprisingly, the CIA began a mission in the late 1940s to recruit American journalists on a wide scale, a mission it dubbed Operation MOCKINGBIRD. The agency wanted these journalists not only to...
  • Governor Bush: It’s time for bold, brave ideas

    03/28/2005 10:07:26 AM PST · by grassboots.org · 56 replies · 838+ views
    Pensacola News Journal | March 9, 2005 | Paige St. John
    With a united Republican Legislature amassed behind him, Gov. Jeb Bush pledged Tuesday to make his last two years in office as focused on conservative change as his first six. Florida Gov. Jeb Bush delivers his State of the State address to members of the Florida Legislature on Tuesday in Tallahassee. AP Photo/Phil Coale "This is not a time for timid tweaks to the status quo. This is the time for bold, brave ideas in Florida that will shape our future and define us as dreamers, builders and problem solvers,"... Among Republicans, there appeared to be sentiment that Bush faces...
  • Rage and humiliation at the Washington Post

    02/26/2005 6:54:04 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 2 replies · 251+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Feb. 26, 2005 | Ed Lasky
    Richard Cohen's column yesterday exemplifies the incoherent rage of the left which pervades our media. In this column "Rage in Riyadh," Cohen bemoans the "rage" which Saudis feel when they face such inconveniences as "humiliating" immigration delays or the anger when one would-be immigrant was denied a visa because he had ignored a traffic ticket. Yet, many law enforcement and terrorist experts have long-complained that the Visa Express program, which permitted Saudis extraordinarily easy access to America was one of the causes of 9/11, because it gave an upper hand to terrorists, as a column in Thursday's Washington Times stated....
  • YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Stop Harrasment at the DU or we WILL strike back. (Tremble, tremble, ZOT!!!)

    01/17/2005 2:24:35 PM PST · by DUsoldier · 701 replies · 18,296+ views
    Author: a scary person.
    IF YOU DELETE MY SCREEN NAME THE WAR WILL BEGIN I AM THE AMBASSADOR...We will plague your message boards My Fellow Soldiers will strike back
  • Thanks Drudge...

    08/16/2004 11:14:19 AM PDT · by Lunatic Fringe · 17 replies · 586+ views
    I'd like to thank Drudge for posting the results of the Phelps-Thorpe swimming duel 7 hours before NBC broadcasts it. Thank, Drudge. You jerk.
  • Hip baby boomers shun `granny' names

    03/22/2004 10:16:29 AM PST · by qam1 · 231 replies · 5,005+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 3/20/04 | ELLEN WARREN
    Hearing, "You don't look old enough to be a grandparent," is a little like being a good-looking corpse. Not the greatest compliment. Baby boomers entering the grandparent years are launching a small semantic revolution to avoid the traditional label of senior citizen status. These youth cult boomers are demanding that their grandkids call them names with a younger sound than the traditional "grandma" and "grandpa." "Baby boomers don't want to adhere to the blue-haired old granny stereotype. They are choosing young-sounding names for themselves because generally they don't think of themselves as grandparent age," says Norah Burch, 30, a self-described...
  • Spielberg Blasts Scouts Again over New Religious Rules

    12/26/2002 11:55:37 AM PST · by Paul Atreides · 42 replies · 403+ views
    Internet Movie Database ^ | December 26, 2002
    Moviemaker Steven Spielberg has further distanced himself from America's Boy Scouts because the organization has started banning atheists. The director used to be a leading scout celebrity advocate until new anti-gay laws turned him against the organization, and now he's furious with scouting leaders for adding more red tape. He says, "There is a movement inside the Boy Scouts now to stop kids from joining who are atheists, because of once again a couple of words in the Boy Scout motto, which I think is a tragedy. I resigned from the Boy Scouts because they excluded gays from scouting. They...
  • A Question

    09/26/2002 11:41:48 AM PDT · by philosofy123 · 54 replies · 876+ views
    philosofy123
    Out of the 19 Islamic terrorists that attacked America in 9/11, how many Iraqis?Hint-----ZERO Out of the thousands of Islamic militants arrested in the US and Europe, how many Iraqis?Hint----ZERO Where did the US discover there is a new El Quaida terrorist camp? Hint----Iran, not IraqWell, I am not the smartest man in the world, but the above facts should give me a hint on who should be my greatest enemy?