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  • Found Hibernating Bat, Help!

    12/10/2010 12:25:43 PM PST · by RadiationRomeo · 62 replies · 29+ views
    I heard a strange sound as I was cleaning up a shed, and it was a hibernating bat. I need to move it. It is attached to the side of a sheet of OSB that I could carry to some other place. This is Ohio and its fairly cold. It is not heated where I found it. I could move it to another barn. I thought Ohio bats went south for the winter. Anyways, will it survive if I tote the sheet of OSB to a protected, but not heated, section of a barn? I could knock it off the...

    12/05/2010 9:43:10 AM PST · by Boombap · 139 replies
    music | boombap
  • Foreign crews help Israel battle massive forest fire

    12/03/2010 4:42:54 AM PST · by decimon · 18 replies · 1+ views
    BBC ^ | December 3, 2010 | Unknown
    Foreign firefighting crews have begun to arrive in Israel to help battle a massive forest fire out of control in the north of the country.Further global assistance is due to arrive later on Friday, as fire crews battled high winds driving the blaze towards the city of Haifa. > Aircraft from Bulgaria, Jordan, Greece and the UK have arrived, after Israel issued a rare request for foreign assistance. Planes from Cyprus, Turkey and Russia were on their way, while flame-retardant materials were being flown in from France, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said. "The Russians are sending and we are waiting...
  • Joe Miller Needs Our Help

    11/05/2010 4:27:21 PM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 52 replies
    Senate Conservative Fund ^ | 11-5-10 | Jim DeMint
    Dear Fellow Conservative: Joe Miller, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Alaska, needs our help. He's in the race of his life against Senator Lisa Murkowski who ran as a independent write-in candidate after losing the Republican primary. With the race still too close to call, there are still tens of thousands of ballots that haven't been counted and there will be a recount to verify the integrity of the write-in ballots. Joe Miller can win this race but he's up against a well-financed legal team that is working for Lisa Murkowski. They will be fighting to bend the...
  • Congresswoman Renee Ellmers

    11/04/2010 9:55:12 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 54 replies ^ | November 4, 2010 | steelers6
    Conservative Recount Alert! — Etheridge Asks for Recount by renee on November 4, 2010 in Campaign Announcements Dear Supporters, Election night, after the ten counties in my district had reported their votes, I led Bob Etheridge by 2,100 votes. (That number is crucial because under North Carolina law Congressman Etheridge is not entitled to an ‘automatic recount’ if he trails by more than 1% – or 1,888 votes.) Then, yesterday afternoon – unexpectedly – the vote totals changed. The State Board of Elections reported my lead had dropped to 1,600 votes. Two hours later Bob Etheridge announced he intended...
  • PBS to conservative blogger: Help us. Conservative blogger to PBS: Buzz off

    11/01/2010 1:23:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 11/1/10 | Michelle Malkin
    The following e-mail arrived in my mailbox this morning from taxpayer-supported PBS — home of Obama sycophant and drool bucket-carrier David Brooks and Palin-basher/Obama cheerleader Gwen Ifill. Yep, the government media that has spent the last two years promoting the progressive agenda and sought a $550 million taxpayer bailout to push social justice activism now wants conservative bloggers to help publicize their election night coverage. Michelle, I wanted to send out a note to invite you to participate – even embed – the PBS NewsHour’s online-only live show tomorrow night (starting at 10 p.m. EST). It’s the first time we...
  • Metairie man stabbed to death in French Quarter, NOPD looking for suspect

    10/31/2010 9:16:25 PM PDT · by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL · 30 replies · 2+ views
    WWLTV News ^ | October 31, 2010
    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating the stabbing death Ryan Lekosky, 23 from Metairie. The stabbing occurred just after 3:30 Sunday morning at the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville Streets. According to investigators, Lekosky and his wife were walking near the intersection of Dauphine and Iberville Streets, when an unknown male, drove along side of the couple and began yelling inappropriate comments at the Lekosky’s wife. A verbal argument took place between the suspect and Lekosky’s wife; and, while Lekosky was trying to break up the argument, the suspect stabbed him multiple times. The suspect then got back into...
  • Freep technical help needed (profile change?)

    10/19/2010 3:40:08 PM PDT · by GreatJoeMcCarthy · 16 replies
    I see that many posters here have a comment in parentheses next to their user names. I cannot figure out how to do that. Please explain to me how I it is done. Many thanks for your time and courtesy.
  • Thousands show up in LA for free mortgage help (Three Bag Barf Alert)

    09/30/2010 3:46:36 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 14 replies
    AP ^ | 30 Sep 10 | JACOB ADELMAN
    LOS ANGELES — Armed with folding chairs, coolers and jugs of water, thousands of people who want to avoid losing their homes lined up around the Los Angeles Convention Center on Thursday seeking help with mortgages they can no longer afford. The nonprofit Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America, which is offering homeowners the chance to restructure their loans at lower rates, said about 5,000 people were in line when the doors opened at 8:30 a.m. Thousands more were expected over the next five days, during which counselors will be helping people at risk of foreclosure around the clock. Bruce Marks,...
  • Finding Post About New Federal Mortgage Loan Packages

    09/07/2010 7:24:42 AM PDT · by STD · 6 replies
    FHA | 9/7/2010 | self
    Hi FReepers, I was reading on FR about a new loan package which featured downpayments as low as 3%. Can anyone help me locate that post, it's author, or a bank participating? Thanks Sisters & Brothers, we'll get through this together guys!
  • To Catch A Criminal

    08/31/2010 9:47:40 PM PDT · by SeanG200 · 18 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 8-31-2010 | Papa Giorgio (ME)
    This is a horrible case and should not be watched by the faint of heart as it contains multiple acts of animal cruelty (albeit graphic, it is not bloody). LiveLeak (or the person posting it) asked for any help. This gal probably has a FaceBook, or someone knows her. My site links out to the video. This young girl effectively drowns a litter of puppies.
  • How do I watch live streaming FOX News on my computer? Free ?

    08/06/2010 11:21:55 AM PDT · by CIBvet · 10 replies
    What's the latest/best way to do this.
  • Help, the stray cat that adopted us just had 5 kittens (Obvious vanity)

    07/31/2010 6:14:21 PM PDT · by KosmicKitty · 195 replies · 9+ views
    My garage | 7/31/10 | me
    Help!! The stray cat my kids started feeding on July 4th just had 5 kittens in our garage. We spent the last 3 week canvasing the neighborhood & no one claimed her, we figured that she adopted us so we were planning on taking her to the vet this week. When she didn't show up yesterday to eat & we heard little mewing sounds, my husband went to look for her & surprise!! 5 kittens. We have been in touch with a vet, but neither hubby or I have any experience with momma cat & babies. Any advice would be...

    07/20/2010 9:39:46 AM PDT · by coffee260 · 39 replies
    07/20/2010 | vanity
    Fellow Freepers this isn't a drill or a joke. This is real life, life or death. Any advise you have I need. First the short version. My wife of 2 months and high school sweetheart came out of an abusive marriage of 13 years. The ex-husband is like no other person I have ever witnessed with regard to his manipulative and mentally abusive behavior towards his ex, my wife, and their 2 girls, 5 and 9 years old. Not to mention every single solitary person with whom he acquaints himself has the very same story. But before I give detail,...
  • ISAF Outreach Program Lends Helping Hand to Afghan Refugee Camp

    07/18/2010 4:07:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | Senior Airman Tania Reid, USAF
    KABUL, Afghanistan - A group of servicemembers from the International Security Assistance Force Volunteer Community Relations Program here donated more than 300 bags of food, clothes, toys and other supplies Thursday to a local Afghan Refugee Camp during a Humanitarian Aid mission. The team of volunteers, led by U.S. Air Force Chaplain (Maj.) Michael Goecker, ISAF chaplain, collected hundreds of supplies donated by ISAF members and U.S. volunteers to give to local Afghan orphanages, camps and families in an effort to help with their state of living and support the ISAF Counterinsurgency plan. “We receive the donations from private organizations...
  • Obama: More post-traumatic stress help for vets

    07/10/2010 11:47:12 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7/10/10 | JULIE PACE
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The government is taking what President Barack Obama calls "a long overdue step" to aid veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, making it easier for them to receive federal benefits. The changes that Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki will announce Monday fulfill "a solemn responsibility to provide our veterans and wounded warriors with the care and benefits they've earned when they come home," Obama said in his weekly radio and online address Saturday. The new rules will apply not only to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, but also those who served in previous conflicts.
  • Democrats hope Obama 2008 model will help stem midterm losses

    07/05/2010 2:09:55 PM PDT · by edpc · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5 July 2010 | Chris Cillizza
    To become the nation's first black president, Barack Obama not only won heavy percentages of the black and Hispanic vote but also managed to trim the Democratic Party's traditional deficit among white voters. Four years after Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) lost the white vote by 17 percentage points, Obama lost it by 12, according to exit polls. While the 2008 gains were generally attributed to Obama's strength with young voters -- he won by 10 points among whites 18 to 29 years old -- he managed to improve on Kerry's showing with white voters across every age demographic.
  • BP Blowout Causing Arkansas Earthquake Clusters?

    07/03/2010 4:10:34 PM PDT · by EBH · 116 replies
    Survivalist News ^ | 07/03/2010
    Do an experiment for me. Take a balloon, inflate it. Get two books and place one on each side of the balloon opposite each other. Now deflate the balloon and notice what happens to the books. The books shift towards each other. The massive pressurized oil and methane reserve now blowing out south of the Louisiana coast is just like a the deflating balloon. As this reserve empties a huge cavern is being created under the gulf floor. Usually these caverns are back filled with seawater as the oil is removed to stop a catastrophic collapse and make extracting the...
  • Face of Defense: Soldier Donates Marrow to Help Stranger

    07/01/2010 11:34:36 AM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies
    Face of Defense ^ | Lisa Daniel
    WASHINGTON, July 1, 2010 – Two years ago, Army Pfc. Ted Bonham suppressed his self-described “horrible phobia of needles” and participated in a routine blood drive with his reserve unit in Knoxville, Tenn. He couldn’t have guessed then how big that gesture of generosity would become. When the technician asked if Bonham and his buddies from the 489th Civil Affairs Battalion would have their cheeks swabbed to possibly become bone marrow donors -- with the comment that they probably would never be called -- Bonham was the only one to come forward. Today the 20-year-old is undergoing a procedure at...
  • Afghan Civilians Help Police Repel Taliban Attack

    06/16/2010 1:05:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 300+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 16, 2010 – Afghan civilians helped police to repel an attack by an estimated 50 Taliban fighters against a police checkpoint in Afghanistan’s Daykundi province June 14, military officials reported. Ten national police officers manning a checkpoint in Kajran came under heavy small-arms and rocket fire just after noon and called for support. About 250 civilians gathered with personal assault rifles and, along with police reinforcements and International Security Assistance Force aircraft, forced the Taliban fighters to retreat. U.S. Special Forces soldiers responded and provided medical aid to injured Afghan policemen at the request of the Kajran district...
  • Goodbye Blue Sky preview(music video parody)need HELP

    06/16/2010 7:48:00 AM PDT · by Skared2deth · 14 replies · 220+ views
    I have put together a political music video which parodies 2 songs from Pink Floyd's "The Wall". It is very hard hitting, and intentionally disturbing. A very short taste or preview is available here: What I need is some like minded freepers to preview the entire video which I will upload later tonight for private viewing. If you would like to help, I will need you to PM me here with your youtube user id, and either send a youtube friend request, or accept my invite I send to you later. The full video is complete, but what I...
  • Scouts-Marana partnership helps boys and town alike

    05/20/2010 7:00:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 235+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Shelley Shelton
    The town of Marana is offering Boy Scouts plenty of chances to "do a good deed daily" - and work toward their Eagle Scout awards in the process. Though the town and the Scouts have been working together for several years, the help has been particularly welcome as town finances have gotten tighter and budgets have dried up, according to town officials. The Parks and Recreation department is a big beneficiary of the Scouts' efforts. Scouts have installed a community water demonstration garden at the Marana Operations Center on West Ina Road, placed trail signs along the Tortolita Preserve Trail,...
  • Obama endorsements don't seem to help Democrats

    05/19/2010 1:22:16 AM PDT · by verum ago · 24 replies · 1,256+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 19 May 2010 | Charles Babington
    WASHINGTON – The role of endorser in chief isn't working so well for President Barack Obama. Sen. Arlen Specter became the fourth Democrat in seven months to lose a high-profile race despite the president's active involvement, raising doubts about Obama's ability to help fellow Democrats in this November's elections. The first three candidates fell to Republicans. But Specter's loss Tuesday to Rep. Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania's Democratic senatorial primary cast doubts on Obama's influence and popularity even within his own party — and in a battleground state, no less. Of course, it's possible that Democrats will fare better than expected...
  • ISAF Continues to Support Flood Victims in West

    05/14/2010 6:18:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 132+ views
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan PAO
    KABUL, Afghanistan (May 14) - Regional Command-West continues to support the Afghanistan National Disaster Management Authority in their efforts to assist victims of the severe flooding that occurred last week in Ghor Province in western Afghanistan. The Lithuanian Provincial Reconstruction Team of Chaghcharan donated four tons of food, several dozen blankets, and clothes for children and adults to Afghan officials which will distribute the humanitarian aid to the most affected communities in the province. The civil-military cooperation team of Regional Command-West will deliver 200 blankets, 100 food packages (more than two tons, containing flour, rice, oil and sugar), 15 tents...
  • Search for Local Missing Alexandria Joy Lowitzer

    05/13/2010 11:37:51 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 9 replies · 644+ views ^ | 05/13/2010 | Staff
    Alexandria Lowitzer, Ali to her friends, is an active 16-year-old who loves to text on her cell phone and play softball. She has been missing since April 26 after getting off the school bus near her home in Spring, TX. SPRING , TX - Alexandria Lowitzer seems to have vanished without a trace. No phone calls, no text messages, no good-bye letter to indicate she was upset and wanted to get away from things. No obvious reason, anyway, for her to be upset. The last time anyone saw the 16-year-old teen from Spring, she was getting off the school bus...
  • Face of Defense: Deployed Guardsman Helps Fellow Airmen

    04/22/2010 5:18:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 152+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Master Sgt. Scott Sturkol, USAF
    SOUTHWEST ASIA, April 22, 2010 – Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Miller, an Air National Guardsman who’s deployed here as the first sergeant for the 380th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, takes the core value of "service before self" very seriously. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Mark Miller, first sergeant for the 380th Expeditionary Force Support Squadron, participates in a retreat ceremony in Southwest Asia, April 2, 2010. U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Scott Sturkol  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. "I have a great pride in our country," said Miller, who is from the Iowa Air National...
  • Proper posting Q&A? - Posting Help

    04/06/2010 2:49:24 PM PDT · by OR Patriot · 18 replies · 411+ views
    Hey all. I am relatively new to posting at Free Republic although I have donated and read posts for years. Ironically I have posted to blogs and all other types of groups but I have not had much luck getting my posts published on FR. Is there some guidance I can follow that will help me better place my posts? I can't find a Q&A or other guide. For example, if you a referencing a news article should you post it only under News or under other topic headings as well. Finally, do all the posts end up in the...
  • Afghan-ISAF Forces Bring Free Medical Care to Village in Paktiya

    04/04/2010 3:53:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 322+ views
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | Senior Master Sgt. Jessica D’Aurizio, USAF
      Story by U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Jessica D’AurizioPAKTIYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - Some villages in Afghanistan have no access to medical facilities. The villagers deal with chronic pain as a part of life. A team of Afghan National Army and ISAF medical personnel made strides to alleviate that pain in the Darreh Village of eastern Afghanistan’s Paktiya Province, as they hosted a Village Medical Outreach, March 31.Staged at a local school, the outreach offered free medical care to the citizens, who have no permanent, local medical facility to access for any type of treatment. The event brought in more...
  • New DVD Helps Children Deal With Deployment

    03/31/2010 5:12:20 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 248+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 31, 2010 – Defense and USO officials joined military families at the U.S. Navy Memorial here yesterday to celebrate the launch of a new DVD created to help military children cope with a parent’s deployment. Trevor Romain, award-winning author and children's books illustrator, jokes with military children after a USO-sponsored film screening of the DVD "With You All the Way” at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., March 30, 2010. The DVD was designed for military children dealing with deployment. USO photo by Mike Theiler  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. "With You All the Way” --...
  • Freeper Help-Vanity

    03/30/2010 8:44:15 PM PDT · by Randy Larsen · 37 replies · 726+ views
    3/30/2010 | Randy Larsen
    I need Freeper help to adjust my taxes.
  • Does anyone know of a good pc registry cleaner?

    03/26/2010 12:20:20 PM PDT · by Dem Guard · 46 replies · 974+ views
    Self | 3/26/10 | Self
    I was using MaxSecure's Max Registry Cleaner until I got this global warming support email from them today. Their gone from my home. Any others worth using? (Their disgusting email) This Saturday, the symbols of our civilization, iconic buildings and landmarks from all over the world, will stand in darkness, to help bring to light one of the biggest challenges of our generation-- Climate Change. The 'Earth Hour' that began as a show of solidarity against climate change has today become a global movement. On March 27 at 8.30pm, switch off your lights to support action against climate change. Call...
  • Help Draft the Federalism Restoration Amendment

    03/26/2010 7:53:34 AM PDT · by wizard61 · 4 replies · 254+ views
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | March 26, 2010 | Randy Barnett
    Nearly one year ago I proposed a Federalism Amendment in the Wall Street Journal followed four weeks later by a Bill of Federalism containing ten amendments, which appeared on This has led me to hear from hundreds of citizens, and state legislators from around the country, about the pros and cons of constitutional amendments in general and my proposal in particular. Given the enactment of the health insurance legislation this week, the time is now ripe for a stripped down amendment proposal that would address the issue of national control of health insurance, as well as the construction of...
  • Need some help with the Obama care bill !! (vanity post)

    03/25/2010 10:58:10 PM PDT · by ColdSteelTalon · 29 replies · 550+ views
    I am needing some help identifying what parts of the health care bill are socialist in nature.
  • Any tips on how to get a job (i.e. local mart, drug store, etc.)?

    03/22/2010 11:02:00 PM PDT · by GodSaveAmerica+Israel · 82 replies · 1,588+ views
    Hey my fellow FRiends :D This is a huge and wonderful forum with so many like minded people sticking together and helping each other out as well :) I am in my early 20s, still in college. I still live with my family and I want to get a job badly (like so many many other people)! I hate having to live off my parents, i feel really guilty, plus I want my own income and responsibility. Any tips you can give me to really get the job and/or make myself stand out? I know tons of you have experience!...
  • I Need Prayer Support

    03/22/2010 8:42:44 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 58 replies · 1,048+ views
    March 22 2010 | Niuhuru
    I need some prayer support. Things are getting heavy.
  • Printer Problem Help?

    03/19/2010 8:17:44 AM PDT · by brytlea · 86 replies · 862+ views
    I hope this won't get me in trouble, and I'm not sure I put this in the right place, but I know that Freepers are the smartest people on earth and I am in need of tech help. I have a HP B8350 printer that suddenly is telling me there is a problem with the cartridges. Initially it said the tri-color cartridge had a problem and suggested I take it out and put it back in and/or replace it. I did both of those things, and it still will not print (just continues to give me an error window when...
  • Changing the phrase after my moniker

    03/15/2010 9:14:07 AM PDT · by Neoliberalnot · 69 replies · 853+ views
    na | na | na
    I can't remember how to change the phrase following my freeper id. Please help
  • YouTube Smackdown Returns - Thread #20 - WE'RE BACK!

    03/15/2010 6:14:48 AM PDT · by StarCMC · 223 replies · 3,258+ views ^ | 3/15/2010 | Smackdown Crew
    Well, wacky smackers, it's been a while.  The Smackdown Crew went on strike for a while because YouTube was not upholding their end of the "community policing" policies they had in place so we went on "strike."  We were having increasing troubles getting terrorist videos removed from YouTube, even as we were noting several people that we had flagged becoming ever more bold and aggressive in breaking executive orders.  As some of you know, the Smackdown Crew began working from a different angle.  There were several threads posted here at FreeRepublic and elsewhere that showed a direct link from YouTube's...
  • Should wife & I move to Texas? (vanity)

    03/14/2010 3:59:05 PM PDT · by TheStickman · 62 replies · 1,645+ views
    After the election of Obama & seeing what (I believe) he is deliberately doing to the nation with the help of his cohorts, comrades & "man-puppies" in Congress...I'm starting to think in 4-5 years our nation is going to be in such distress, that we might want to move to Texas before the crap hits the fan. We live in Upstate, SC which is a conservative area but if, (Heaven forbid!), CW2 or some variation of it comes down the line, I don't see this as a good part of the nation to be in economically or militarily. Right now,...
  • If you ever commit a murder...

    03/12/2010 7:35:12 PM PST · by Minn · 101 replies · 1,787+ views sure the first thing you do next is dispose of the shoes you wore to do the deed. It seem every other case on "Forensic Files" hinges on a killer strolling into the police station wearing the same shoes they tracked blood all around the victim's house with. What are they thinking?
  • Is anyone listening? The REAL state of customer service.

    03/12/2010 2:19:21 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 11 replies · 318+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 1:48 AM on 10th March 2010 | James Coney
    Today we launch a major new series investigating the parlous state of customer service in Britain. We start on telecoms companies, which, despite being in the communications business, generate more complaints than any other industry. Britain's internet and phone companies show a shameful disregard for their customers - leaving 4.1 million people unhappy with their service every year. Official figures show that an incredible 3.3 million customers have been left waiting three months or more for their phone or broadband provider to resolve a problem.
  • Afghan National Army Soldiers Take Initiative to Help Afghan Citizens

    03/07/2010 11:21:40 AM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 72+ views
    ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan ^ | Sgt. Andrew Reagan, ISAF Joint Command - Afghanistan
    Story by Sgt. Andrew ReaganPAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan - For the soldiers in the Religious and Cultural Advisory unit of the Afghan National Army's 203rd Thunder Corps at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktya Province, Afghanistan, the more things change the more they stay the same.The RCA's most recent civil assistance mission, which took place Feb. 27 to March 2, delivered cold-weather clothing, blankets, radios, cooking stoves and school supplies to the Jani Kheyl village. The RCA Soldiers performed similar missions in the last three months to deliver supplies to local citizens in Gardez, Paktya Province, a city right outside FOB...
  • (Vanity) Which do you recommend: Dish or Direct TV

    03/02/2010 7:49:55 PM PST · by taxcutisapayraise · 105 replies · 2,058+ views
    I'm in the process of selecting a satellite TV provider since I'll be moving soon when I buy a house. I found an old FR thread from 2003 on the topic of Direct TV vs. Dish TV. The market has changed since then. I only have two TV locations. I don't need the premium channels, just the basics, especially Fox News. Any suggestions and information will be appreciated.
  • Vanity-Are There Any Freepers Who Have Had Gastric Bypass Surgery?

    02/27/2010 2:29:11 PM PST · by pgkdan · 65 replies · 1,526+ views
    02-27-10 | pgkdan
    I'm scheduled to have Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery on March 18th. It has taken me 3 years to get to this point but now that it's here I'm starting to wonder if I'm making the right decision. This is a really serious procedure that will completely alter my digestive system. Losing weight will be great but havng my diabetes cured will be wonderful.
  • Seeking some diabetes info.recently diagnosed.

    02/21/2010 4:25:17 AM PST · by maineman · 37 replies · 909+ views
    Good Sunday Morning to all. A couple of weeks I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I have been tracking my sugar levels and meet with Doc. tomorrow. My readings have been as low as 180 and as high as 450. The Doc. told me to expect to go on 'injections'. I have gobbled up all kinds of diabetes info...changed my diet...the whole 9. Anyone out there with diabetes..with the type of readings I am getting from the glucometer...are my options limited to injections? My Doc. is hell bent on it..has ruled out tablets. Any thoughts? Thanks a bunch.
  • Noob Thread

    02/12/2010 9:28:06 AM PST · by wizard1961 · 117 replies · 1,528+ views
    OK, I am an idiot. Where do I go to read about things such as: how do I set up a ping?

    02/12/2010 5:42:43 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 45 replies · 1,099+ views
    self | 02/12/2010 | Racebannon
    HELP! I AM LOGGED ON and I cant find the source of random e-mails that I am supposed to be sending. The message I keep getting is: This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification. Delivery to the following recipients failed. it is from
  • Is America A Christian Nation?

    02/09/2010 7:12:37 PM PST · by lono · 209+ views
    The Free Republic ^ | February 9, 2010 | Lono Ho'ala
    U.S. lawmakers are toughening their stance on Iran’s energy industry with new economic penalties, but experts doubt the Islamic regime will pay much attention and is more likely to open the doors even wider to other players eager to replace fleeing investors. Long on Congress’ radar screen, Iran is being targeted by two bills: The Senate’s Dodd-Shelby Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act passed in late January; and the House’s Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act approved in December. The bottom line is these bills, once signed into law by President Obama, will pursue financial institutions and businesses that do...
  • Request for advice from Freepers that moved to Texas, fellow FReeper considering it.

    02/09/2010 1:10:32 PM PST · by erod · 202 replies · 2,336+ views
    Hi everyone, I was wondering if you could give a fellow conservative some advice on moving to Texas. I am currently living in Chicago, and I am fed up with the taxes, cold weather, Democratic culture and bad economy here. I am seriously considering a move to Texas, I am fairly young, 26, and I am almost done with my degree in marketing, although I currently posses a B.A. in journalism. I think Texas sounds really cool and I just wanted to get advice from fellow FReepers who have either made the move from other states to Texas or FReepers...
  • Problem with Firefox

    02/09/2010 1:05:19 PM PST · by ProudFossil · 31 replies · 987+ views
    February 9, 2009 | vanity
    I recently switched from IE6 to Firefox and now have a glitch which is rather annoying. I enter a reply message on a thread and click preview. I then get an error message stating FireFox could not find the link I was connecting to (there is no link in the message) or I was not logged on. I back arrow to the screen with the message entry and click preview again. This time it works and I am able to post the message. Any suggestions or hints on how to correct this problem will be greatly appreciated. Mike