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  • Holy Cow! How Will You Celebrate Father’s Day?

    06/15/2014 5:18:13 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-15-2014 | MOTUS
    Still haven’t decided what to serve Pop for your Father’s Day cookout? Why not try your hand at a homemade version of Lady M’s new favorite burger: The Holy Cow!The “Holy Cow” includes an insouciant “wink” at the NSA’s “ICU”  programBrought to my attention by Gerard at American Digest and 'splained by Sploid, the “Holy Cow” was engineered by Red’s True Barbecue and is,“basically like sandwiching an entire cow” between the bun. Here’s what you’ll need. Carpaccio beef and olive (that’s the eyeball “winking” at you) 21-hour Texas-smoked brisket Juicy Lucy (melted cheese hidden inside a 100% steak burger) A...
  • Mapping 100 Years Of US Immigration By State

    06/01/2014 7:05:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 06/01/2014 | Tyler Durden
    Several days ago, we looked at the big picture of US immigration, presenting the place of origin of America's 40 million foreign-born residents. However, as is always the case with the US, focusing on the big picture at the national level ignores the nuances at the state level. The following two charts using Pew Research data, compiled by the WaPo, show the dramatic changes in the land of origin of US immigrants, beginning with 1910 when Germany was the primary driver of US-born residents, accounting for 18% of US immigrants, and proceeding through 2010, when Mexico has become the...
  • Panicking cow kills Palestinian in Muslim feast

    10/28/2012 11:51:43 PM PDT · by jonatron · 9 replies
    AP ^ | 10/27/12 | DIAA HADID
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A panicking cow killed a Palestinian man who was trying to slaughter the beast on Saturday during the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha, a Gaza health official said. Muslims around the world slaughter sheep, cows and goats during the four-day holiday that began Friday to commemorate the sacrifice by their Prophet Ibrahim - known to Christians and Jews as Abraham. (And who actually was tested to see if he would sacrifice his heir Isaac, not Ishmael as the muslims falsely claim) ...snip...But accidents are common as people frequently buy animals to slaughter at home...
  • A stunner: State GOP wins both House and Senate

    11/03/2010 5:42:21 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 22 replies
    For the first time in more than a generation the GOP swept to control of both houses of the Minnesota Legislature. In a stunning victory, Republicans swept into the majority in the Minnesota Senate for the first time in more than a generation and by early Wednesday had followed that by also taking control of the House. The dual victories left many of the state's top DFLers speechless, and erased months of optimistic projections that the party would buck a nationwide trend toward Republicans. Even Republicans, who gained confidence with each passing hour as key races broke their way, said...
  • Nutter proposes 2-cent-per-ounce sweet-drink tax - (Philly mayor)

    03/04/2010 7:09:35 AM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 21 replies · 406+ views
    Philly Inquirer ^ | 3/4/10 | Jeff Shields
    Mayor Nutter wants to treat the city's weight and wallet problems in his 2010-11 budget with the same remedy: the nation's highest tax on all sweetened beverages including soda, energy drinks, ice tea, even chocolate milk. Nutter's plan would put Philadelphia at the front of the movement to tax sweet drinks, an effort that the beverage industry already opposes and that could encounter resistance in City Council. The tax rate would be 2 cents per ounce, 40 cents on a 20-ounce bottle of soda.
  • Proof that women's chests really are a man's 'first fixation'

    09/05/2009 11:40:46 PM PDT · by Wardenclyffe · 74 replies · 11,376+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 06th September 2009 | Helen Down
    Women have long complained that their faces are often the last thing men look at – and now a scientific study has proved them right. Researchers found that virtually half – 47 per cent – of men first glance at a woman’s chest. A third of the so-called ‘first fixations’ are on the waist and hips, while fewer than 20 per cent look at the face. Not only are breasts often the first thing men look at, they also glance at them for longer than any other body part, the experts discovered. It’s thought that the reason might be evolutionary,...
  • Bi-Plane Takes Out A Cow

    12/30/2008 5:20:15 PM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 74 replies · 2,042+ views
    Wait for it.
  • marxist/socialist welcoming party

    10/14/2008 11:01:01 PM PDT · by robomatik · 4 replies · 534+ views
    the guy without the machine-pistol ^ | 10/13/08 | brent aubrey
    (WATCH THIS FULL-SCREEN). This video is crazy to watch. I posted this to u.f.o. chat for a reason. While it is not news, this video does reflect upon us as Americans, and our psyche. I've never heard of this event/place (I live in Cincinnati), but I guarantee you that I will make some new FRiends at the next gathering! Enjoy! "Knob Creek Gun Range (also referred to as Knob Creek Range or simply Knob Creek) is an outdoor shooting range located in West Point, Kentucky. The range is a former military-munitions test range. As well as being open all year...
  • Ex-Hull principal nabbed on child porn charges

    06/05/2008 11:01:15 AM PDT · by Hemingway's Ghost · 28 replies · 384+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 05 June 2008 | Jessica Fargen
    DEDHAM – The haggard-looking former Hull High School principal who was set to do a stint this summer as a camp swim instructor was ordered held on $10,000 cash bail this morning after authorities say they found thousands of images of child pornography on his computer. Russell Goyette, 61, a longtime teacher who retired as Hull High principal in 2005, pleaded not guilty this morning to 16 counts of possession of child pornography. Prosecutors say a search of Goyette’s personal computer netted more than 4,500 images of children engaged in sex acts with adults and other children. He was indicted...
  • YANKEE LEGEND PHIL RIZZUTO DIES AT AGE 89

    08/14/2007 8:08:15 AM PDT · by uxbridge · 41 replies · 926+ views
    Just a headline yet
  • Holy cow! Man wearing Harry Caray glasses robs bank

    03/31/2006 6:16:17 AM PST · by MplsSteve · 14 replies · 463+ views
    A bank robber in suburban Chicago is being called the "Harry Caray bandit." Police in Palos Heights say the man who robbed a bank on Wednesday wore big glasses reminiscent of the ones worn by the late Chicago Cubs announcer. He also sported a baseball cap, perhaps a wig, shoes like police officers wear, and a patch that said "Emergency" on one sleeve.
  • Egyptians flock to see 'divine messenger' calf (God's Reply to the Publication of Prophet Cartoons)

    02/19/2006 11:56:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 55 replies · 1,273+ views
    Middle East Times ^ | February 14, 2006
    CAIRO -- Thousands of people flocked to southern Egypt on Monday to seek blessing from a calf that they believe was born as God's reply to the publication in Europe of cartoons depicting the Prophet, police said. Some 20,000 thousand people had gathered in front of Mohammed Abu Dif's house in the village of Tunis to see the holy mammal, whose skin folds when he was born reportedly formed the words "There is no God but Allah", a police official said on condition of anonymity. He said that the villagers flocked from all over the southern governorate of Sohag to...
  • Holy Cows In A Small Town (Hindu Family Fights For Sacred Cows On Front Lawn -Property Rights Alert)

    12/30/2005 11:55:26 AM PST · by presidio9 · 45 replies · 1,373+ views
    NBS Buffalo ^ | 12/29/2005 | Rich Kellman
    If you are Hindu and believe cows are especially holy, should you be able to have cows on your property? How about if that property is a house and yard on Main Street in a rural village? "In this circumstance, it's ridiculous not to allow animals," says Linda Voith of the Allegany County Village of Angelica. She and her husband Stephen practice the Hindu religion and believe it is their right to keep cows on their property and in their house. For several years, they boarded six cows at a nearby beef farm but occasionally brought them to their home...
  • Sacred bull shot and killed with bow and arrow, owner offers reward

    10/12/2005 4:57:44 PM PDT · by SmithL · 8 replies · 277+ views
    AP ^ | 10/12/5
    SOQUEL, Calif. - A prized bull died after being shot in the neck with a metal arrow in an unsolved late-night attack, according to the bull's owner. Norm Bei, who owns a Santa Cruz real estate firm, said he's offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest and prosecution of the person who used a bow and arrow to kill the Watusi bull. Known as the "cattle of kings," Ankole-Watusi bulls first appeared about 6,000 years ago and were considered sacred by some African tribes, according to the Ankole Watusi International Registry. Bei said his bull, which he bought a decade...
  • Holy Cow Statue Discovered in Iran

    09/30/2005 1:09:46 PM PDT · by F14 Pilot · 66 replies · 3,458+ views
    Iran News ^ | 9/29/05
    Tehran, 28 September 2005 (CHN) -- Archaeological excavations in Gohar Tepe, in Mazandaran province in Iran, has led to the discovery of the remains of the statues of some cows which were most probably used in religious ceremonies. The discovery of these sculptures indicates that the people of the region worshiped cows 3000 years ago. Mazandaran is one of the most ancient provinces in Iran. Archaeological excavations indicate that the province has been inhabited by human beings since 400,000 years ago until the present time, and that around 5000 years ago, urbanization flourished in the area. Gohar Tepe is a...
  • Holy Cow Statue Discovered in Mazandaran

    09/29/2005 6:44:23 AM PDT · by Rodney King · 5 replies · 135+ views
    CHN News ^ | today | staff
    ehran, 28 September 2005 (CHN) -- Archaeological excavations in Gohar Tepe, in Mazandaran province in Iran, led to the discovery of the remains of the statues of some cows which were most probably used in religious ceremonies. The discovery of these sculptures indicates that the people of the region worshiped cows 3000 years ago. Mazandaran is one of the most ancient provinces in Iran. Archaeological excavations indicate that the province has been inhabited by human beings since 400,000 years ago until the present time, and that around 5000 years ago, urbanization flourished in the area. Gohar Tepe is a proof...
  • Very few overweight women happy

    06/30/2005 3:37:52 PM PDT · by beavus · 186 replies · 3,937+ views
    ScienceDaily ^ | 6/30/05 | UPI
    LONDON, June 30 (UPI) -- Only 1 percent of overweight women in a British survey said they are happy with their shape, blaming the celebrity culture for their attitude. Of the 4,000 overweight women questioned by the National Slimming Survey, 83 percent said they suffered from deep "self-loathing". Some 91 percent felt depressed and 79 percent said they felt "utter despair." Two-thirds of overweight women said they have felt like "life is not worth living," Sky News reported. The survey also said 74 percent admitted to hiding food in their bedroom, car, garage or garden. About half of respondents removed...
  • Man accused of having relations with cows

    02/26/2005 3:52:36 PM PST · by Ellesu · 125 replies · 2,054+ views
    www.nola.com ^ | 02/26/05 | AP
    NEILLSVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A 63-year-old man is charged with sexual gratification with an animal for allegedly having sex with calves. Harold G. Hart, of Neillsville, allegedly told police that he routinely stopped at a Greenwood farm, usually after bar closing or on trips to strip clubs near Marshfield or Neillsville. A criminal complaint filed in Clark County Circuit Court said the farm's owners installed a motion detector on Jan. 22 after regularly seeing footprints and vehicle tracks on their land. Around 4 a.m. the next morning, a sensor sounded and Hart was caught leaving the barn, but Hart allegedly...
  • THE RED SOX JUST WON THE PENNANT!!!

    10/20/2004 9:01:21 PM PDT · by TheRedSoxWinThePennant · 180 replies · 2,077+ views
    THEREDSOXWINTHEPENNANT | 10-20-04 | THEREDSOXWINTHEPENNANT
    IN WHAT HAS TO BE CONSIDERED THE GREATEST COMEBACK IN THE HISTORY OF SPORTS THE BOSTON RED SOX WIN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT!
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 728 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Beauty and the Beast of War (Miss USA is GOPer)

    04/13/2004 4:26:19 AM PDT · by 12B · 88 replies · 2,538+ views
    SMH ^ | April 13, 2004 | SMH
    Her name is Shandi and she says she'll use her position as the new Miss USA to explain US involvement in Iraq. After accepting the title at the 52nd annual pageant, the 25-year-old graduate student from Missouri, said: "What needed to be done had to be done." Shandi Finnessey, a Republican and 1.8 metre blonde from St Louis, is an author and wrote a book called The Furrtails, as part of her aim to integrate mentally retarded children into regular classrooms. She has a master's degree in counselling and also plays piano and violin. At a party following the event,...
  • Welcome Thread For Whyareyoudumbandhateful

    01/02/2004 7:48:25 PM PST · by Lead Moderator · 908 replies · 16,410+ views
    I wanted to invite everyone to greet our newest signup, whyareyoudumbandhateful. Do you think his or her first post will be to make a donation on the Freepathon thread?
  • GOD SMILES ON WRIGLEY FIELD. Cubs Win NL Central Division!

    09/27/2003 4:11:13 PM PDT · by Davea · 208 replies · 527+ views
    GO CUBS!!!!!! http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/boxscore?gid=230927316
  • GOT BEER?...is BACK (HOLD MUH MILK...PETA ALERT)

    09/21/2002 1:50:10 AM PDT · by Happygal · 12 replies · 268+ views
    Milksucks.com ^ | unknown | None
    Two years ago, PETA got a rise out of everyone from dairy farmers to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) with its tongue-in-cheek advisory to college kids that ounce for ounce, beer packs more nutrition than milk. Now, a new Harvard study has topped off the debate with damning words about dairy products and a raised-glass salute to beer. The debate is about to spill over onto school campuses once again. When PETA pulled its “Got Beer?” Campaign because of public outcry, the uproar from college students was deafening. Most felt that PETA was caving in to members of the older...