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  • An open letter to Jim Robinson: Consider a general amnesty for all the banned Rudy supporters....

    03/05/2008 1:11:46 PM PST · by ken5050 · 1,053 replies · 8,593+ views
    Dear Jim..OK, the GOP now has its candidate. McCain isn't the first choice of the majority of us on FR, and even now, there are spirited, yet for the most part, civil exchanges on the threads as to whether or not some will support the GOP nominee. One of the more unfortunate, and unpleasant events on FR was the mass banishment and/or leaving of a great many Freepers who were supporters of Rudy Guliani for the nomination. I'm posting this to see if you'd be open to the idea of inviting them to return, and see how others might feel...
  • PRAYERS for HOWLIN - her Mom went to God this evening

    06/09/2006 5:44:31 PM PDT · by onyx · 592 replies · 7,869+ views
    6-9-06 | onyx
    As many of you know, Howlin has not been here much for the past couple of weeks. Her Mom had inoperable cancer and she died peacefully at home this evening surrounded by her family. Please leave messages and prayers for Howlin. Many of you know Howlin is my best friend and I love her and know that many of ya'll love her too.
  • FOR THE RECORD: CBS Memos Controversy on Free Republic

    09/18/2004 3:26:50 PM PDT · by Howlin · 159 replies · 17,213+ views
    Free Republic ^ | September 18, 2004
    In the interest of the historical importance of things that happened on this forum last week and, most importantly, to try to provide and document an accurate record of exactly what happened here on the evening of September 8, 2004, and the following morning, I have compiled a listing of ALL of the postings that occurred on Free Republic concerning CBS and Dan Rather 60 Minutes show from 8:00 PM EDT on Thurdsay, September 8, 2004, up until about 9:00 AM EDT on the morning of Friday, September 9, 2004, when the rest of the internet "caught up." I am...
  • (Vanity)"Strategery" by Bill Sammon recognizes FreeRepublic and Freepers

    03/18/2006 6:36:55 PM PST · by Danae · 49 replies · 2,269+ views
    2006 | Bill Sammon
    Kudos again to FR, Buckhead, Howlin, Texasforever, NYCVirago, and of course Jim for having this site to begin with. "Chapter 9 "We're Toast" pg 143 - 145 directly credits Freepers above with uncovering the "missing Documents" out of President Bush's National Guard Service that were distinctly unflattering to the President, and also flat forgeries. I am reading the book at the moment, and I wanted to pause and give credit where credit is due. I thank all those who helped bring to light these roaches that considered themselves so important as to try to influence a Presidential Election. I thank...
  • Congratulations Howlin! Fifth grandchild in as many years!

    08/26/2005 3:05:59 AM PDT · by NautiNurse · 32 replies · 1,359+ views
    FR ^ | 26 August 2005 | NautiNurse
    Congratulations to Howlin for her latest edition to the NC basketball team! She's a beauty at 7 pounds 14 ounces.....born at 2:47...healthy! 1 hour and 45 minutes after they left the house!
  • Laura Bush Creates Massacre at Free Republic

    05/06/2005 6:53:22 AM PDT · by writer33 · 501 replies · 4,243+ views
    Counterjab ^ | 05/06/2005 | Chris Davis
    Fresno—In a joyous revelation, Laura Bush created Free Republic’s very own version of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, causing the death of the coupe de grace of the coupe de tat. It appeared that posters—known as Freepers—were bickering so much about Laura Bush’s jokes in Washington that they resorted to cannibalism, dismemberment and decapitation of each other in defense of their position on the first lady’s comments. The posts on the forum reportedly became so hostile that Jim Robinson, the bigoted owner of the site, was forced to pull one of the threads, leaving a lone thread for the carnage...
  • CBS Independent Panel Review Credits Free Republic

    01/10/2005 8:57:57 AM PST · by FreeTheHostages · 297 replies · 9,921+ views
    foxnews ^ | 1/10/04 | CBS Investigatory Panel
    Check out the actual investigatory panel report -- it credits Free Republic (accurately) for first questioning the authenticity of thye documents. The actual investigatory report can be seen
  • UN's Jan Egeland Responds to Freeper Email

    12/28/2004 4:11:38 PM PST · by Howlin · 443 replies · 13,655+ views
    Free Republic ^ | December 28, 2004
    Earlier today, responding to these remarks by the UN's Jan Egeland But U.N. Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Jan Egeland suggested that the United States and other Western nations were being "stingy" with relief funds, saying there would be more available if taxes were raised. "It is beyond me why are we so stingy, really," the Norwegian-born U.N. official told reporters. "Christmastime should remind many Western countries at least, [of] how rich we have become." "There are several donors who are less generous than before in a growing world economy," he said, adding that politicians in the United States and Europe...
  • The Thread that broke the Camels Back:Post 47, and the Freepers who busted C.B.S.

    09/09/2004 11:02:29 PM PDT · by Redcoat LI · 272 replies · 9,760+ views
    Credit where it is due,Howlin's thread,Buckheads post. Post # 47 To: Howlin Howlin, every single one of these memos to file is in a proportionally spaced font, probably Palatino or Times New Roman. In 1972 people used typewriters for this sort of thing, and typewriters used monospaced fonts. The use of proportionally spaced fonts did not come into common use for office memos until the introduction of laser printers, word processing software, and personal computers. They were not widespread until the mid to late 90's. Before then, you needed typesetting equipment, and that wasn't used for personal memos to file....