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  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... April, 2012

    03/31/2012 10:08:43 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 1,300 replies
    4-1-2012 | JustAmy; St.Louie1; MamaBear; Billie; Meg33, Friends
    Welcome To.... 'Amy's Place' welcomes all poets and those who enjoy poetry.'Amy's Place' is more than just about poetry.Come in, relax, and share with fellow FReepersyour thoughts about any of the things on the *Menu*. Enjoy! :) Never Forget! Bad Penny Amy's personal guardian ~ the ever charming, lovable, huggable, LouieWolf Many thanks for stopping by. : )
  • A better mouse catcher

    03/31/2012 1:04:17 PM PDT · by Bobalu · 60 replies
    A vanity post, one of very few I have ever made. | Mar 31, 2012 | bobalu
    My friend out in New Mexico set up an automatic game camera aimed at his water pans he puts out for birds. This is a snap he got last night of a Bobcat carrying a hapless's very cute :-)
  • Google's hilarious April Fools' Maps launch

    03/31/2012 12:43:58 PM PDT · by RayChuang88 · 12 replies
    C|Net News web page ^ | March 31, 2012 | Chris Matyszczyk
    Google is funny. I have wanted to write that sentence for so long in a context where funny meant "intentionally humorous." So here is an April Fools' work of art from the company that, to many minds, just might deserve righteous laughter. For here, purportedly, is the launch of Google Maps 8-bit for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
  • Drunk Canadian Sings Bohemian Rhapsody In Cop Car

    03/31/2012 11:15:11 AM PDT · by TheConservativeParty · 18 replies
    3-31-2012 | beer fueled Canadian
    Your laugh for the day. Extremely drunk Canadian belts out Bohemian Rhapsody en route to the cop shop.
  • Metro Male Cover

    03/31/2012 7:58:23 AM PDT · by ElkGroveDan · 22 replies
    Does anyone have a link to the "METRO MALE" magazine cover that gets posted here quite frequently? The one with the guy in the fur lined coat. Sorry to start a whole new thread but I searched mightily for it last night. I'm usually pretty good at finding images on the Internet but this one has eluded me. I did multiple site specific searches on FR and nothing. Maybe I'm using the wrong terms. I have something really good I want to use it for. If you have a copy of any size or have a link to it I...
  • Olbermann's Full Statement On Dismissal From Current TV

    03/30/2012 3:00:40 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 70 replies
    TPM ^ | 3/30/2012 | The voices in Keith Olbermann's head
    Keith Olbermann released the following statement on his termination from Current TV: I'd like to apologize to my viewers and my staff for the failure of Current TV. Editorially, Countdown had never been better. But for more than a year I have been imploring Al Gore and Joel Hyatt to resolve our issues internally, while I've been not publicizing my complaints, and keeping the show alive for the sake of its loyal viewers and even more loyal staff. Nevertheless, Mr. Gore and Mr. Hyatt, instead of abiding by their promises and obligations and investing in a quality news program, finally...
  • Obama won’t buy Mega Millions ticket, White House says

    03/30/2012 6:38:20 AM PDT · by varyouga · 63 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 3/29/2012 | Olivier Knox
    President Barack Obama won't be joining the throngs of Americans lining up to buy a Mega Millions ticket, the White House said Thursday as the multi-state lottery's jackpot hit a record estimated $540 million jackpot ($389.8 million if you take the cash option). But "I'm going to run out and buy one," press secretary Jay Carney lightheartedly told reporters as he wrapped up his daily briefing. Earlier, at a deli a few blocks from the White House, customers lined up six deep to trade their greenbacks for the salmon-pink tickets, some of which bear the mention "D.C. Lottery Commemorative Ticket"...

    03/30/2012 6:19:13 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 57 replies
    I am in Control Day Not to be confused with Back Up Your Birth Control Day When : Always March 30th On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was wounded in an assassination attempt. Lots of confusion prevailed. In the White House, then Secretary of State Alexander Haig was taken a little out of context when he said "I am in control here". Instead of focusing upon the entire statement, people and the press focused upon these few words. Political uproar eventually led to his resignation. On that infamous day, I am in Control Day was born. History sometimes...
  • TSA Manager Arrested for Running Prostitution Ring

    03/30/2012 5:47:24 AM PDT · by patriot08 · 13 replies
    My Fox DC. com ^ | March 29, 2012 | John Henrehan
    SILVER SPRING, Md. - A manager at the Transportation Security Administration has lost his job after being arrested on prostitution-related charges. According to court documents, the agency had received a complaint of "very similar" activities back in 2009. Bryant Jermaine Livingston, 39, was arrested while on the job as a supervisor of TSA agents at Dulles International Airport. According to charging documents, on February 15th, Livingston used cash to rent a room at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Georgia Ave. in Silver Spring, Md. The hotel manager recognized Livingston as a previous customer who, on earlier occasions had "groups of...
  • Man sings ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in police car after being arrested for public intoxication

    03/30/2012 4:23:31 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 54 replies
    In this hilarious video, a Canadian man arrested for being drunk in public is seen arguing (gently) in front of a squad car police camera. At first, the man denies "having been sort of intoxicated, as you proclaim." After stumbling over his words, he segues into a rendition of Queen's 1975 hit "Bohemian Rhapsody." As in singing the entire song. (He does get a few of the lyrics wrong.) He even attempts an a capella rendition of the song's musical breakdown
  • Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time

    03/30/2012 2:10:57 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 26 replies
    Museum of Hoaxes ^ | Museum of Hoaxes
    Note from the Curator: I created the first version of this list in the late 1990s. Back then, there was hardly any information collected about April Fool's Day pranks, so I had to do a lot of research in newspaper archives to put this together. Luckily I was in grad school, so I had a lot of spare time on my hands ;-). Over the years I've tweaked the list, rearranging it slightly and adding new entries based on reader feedback and ongoing research, but my top choices have remained pretty much the same. This list is easily the most...
  • Today's Toons 3/30/12

    03/30/2012 1:35:04 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 15 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 3/30/12 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Jungle Alcohol Tree

    03/29/2012 4:51:22 PM PDT · by Doogle · 15 replies
    YT ^ | 06/24/09 | YT
    There are trees that grow in Africa which, once a year, produce very juicy Fruits that contain a large percentage of alcohol. Because there is shortage of water, as soon as the fruits are ripe, animals come there to help protect themselves from the heat. What happens next, you can see For yourself.
  • Did Obama lose something at Ohio State University last week ?

    03/29/2012 7:18:25 AM PDT · by staytrue · 12 replies
    email | 3-29-2012 | self
    Obama came to the Recreation and Physical Activity Center (RPAC) at the Ohio State University to give an energy speech. For this speech, OSU closed the RPAC and sent this announcement out via email. "Special Announcement - Rec Sports Member Update From: Myers, Kristen Date: Wed, Mar 21, 2012 10:52 am The RPAC and Lincoln Tower Park, including the tennis courts, will be closed for the entire day tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, due to President Obama’s visit. The RPAC will operate on normal hours on Friday, March 23. All other Rec Sports facilities will be open to members on Thursday."...
  • Today's Toons 3/29/12

    03/29/2012 3:18:43 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 19 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 3/29/12 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • VIDEO: Donald Verrilli Practice Arguments at the Department of Justice

    03/29/2012 2:47:15 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | December 29, 2012 | PJ-Comix
    Check out this VIDEO to find out why Solicitor General Donald Verrilli was so well prepared in arguing the case for ObamaCare on Tuesday before the Supreme Court.
  • Ron Swanson on the Government

    03/28/2012 10:31:21 PM PDT · by Choose Ye This Day · 20 replies ^ | March 28, 2012 | NBC
    My new favorite fictional character: Ron Swanson.
  • Graphics: Reagan v Obama

    03/28/2012 7:20:43 AM PDT · by opineapple · 4 replies
  • Today's Toons 3/28/12

    03/28/2012 3:02:44 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 20 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 3/28/12 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Caption Michelle working her garden again

    03/27/2012 9:04:22 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 51 replies
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (C) arrives to work with school children who were invited to join her for the fourth annual White House Kitchen Garden spring planting on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, March 26, 2012