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  • ~THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD~

    01/04/2013 5:11:46 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 118 replies
    And then I read this.... On January 1, 400 new federal laws took effect. Meanwhile, state legislatures passed 29,000 bills and resolutions, many of which came into force on the first of the year. Local government added thousands of new laws. Ignorance is no excuse, so start cramming on all the weird new regulations you have to follow as of Tuesday: 1. In California, it's now unlawful to let a dog pursue a bear or bobcat at any time. Previously, exceptions had been made for hunting. Bad news for dogs, good news for bears and bobcats. 2. The new...
  • Today's Toons 1/4/13

    01/04/2013 3:23:27 AM PST · by pookie18 · 10 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 1/4/13 | pookie18
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  • Today's Toons 1/3/13

    01/03/2013 3:38:59 AM PST · by pookie18 · 16 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 1/3/13 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • What does the acronym PETA stand for?

    01/02/2013 8:09:37 PM PST · by eldoradude · 43 replies
    Self | January 2, 2013 | Ich bin-Moi
    What does the acronym PETA stand for? I like to make fun of things by coming up with alternative definitions of popular acronyms. For example, DNC - Despicable Nasty Criminals. Here are some of my PETA definitions: Politicians Experiencing Testicular Awareness People Expediting Total Apathy Publisher Eats Turkish Anuses etc... What are your definitions?
  • Lehi changes road name over sexual connotation

    01/02/2013 8:01:01 PM PST · by glock rocks · 119 replies
    Fox 13, Utah ^ | 2 Jan 2013
    LEHI, Utah — The Lehi City Council recently approved a request to change the name of one of its roads, and the reason might be a sexual connotation. The city council unanimously approved the renaming of Morning Glory Road to Morning Vista Road in a December 11 meeting. The name change was requested by a company called Xactware, who is constructing a new building on the street. Lehi City Council meeting notessay that the company requested the name change to fit with their "International Corporate image." In article from the Daily Herald, Lehi Councilman Mark Johnson says the company was...
  • VIDEO: World Without Sun (Jacques Cousteau Smokes Cigarette Beneath the Sea)

    01/02/2013 6:36:08 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 9 replies
    VIDEO
  • Royal Mail to release 'Doctor Who' stamps

    01/02/2013 4:07:43 PM PST · by mikrofon · 15 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | Jan 2 2013 06:16 PM ET | Josh Stillman
    Sure, bow ties are cool, but stamps are even cooler. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, Britain’s Royal Mail is releasing a series of stamps featuring the 11 actors who have held the title role, the British postal service announced Wednesday. Everyone from William Hartnell, who first portrayed the Doctor from 1963-66, to Matt Smith, the current star, will be included. And don’t forget about those pesky foes: Daleks, Oods, Weeping Angels, and a Cyberman will all get their due on a miniature sheet with Second Class stamps, along with a stamp featuring the Doctor’s time travel machine,...
  • Sleepers

    01/02/2013 8:49:32 AM PST · by Happy Rain · 14 replies
    Happy Rain | Happy Rain
    The scene in "Sleepers" where Tommy Marcano and John Reilly encounter Sean Nokes in a Hell's Kitchen Pub fourteen years after their last encounter...
  • Ain't Nobody Got Time For Dat!

    01/02/2013 5:34:00 AM PST · by navysealdad · 18 replies
    An Oklahoma City woman has become one of the Internet's latest sensations after being interviewed about an apartment fire.
  • Today's Toons 1/2/13

    01/02/2013 3:47:20 AM PST · by pookie18 · 22 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 1/2/13 | pookie18
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  • 20 New Year's Resolutions

    01/01/2013 6:08:54 PM PST · by Perdogg · 15 replies
    Ringing in 2013 properly requires a few things: bottom-shelf champagne, "I survived the apocalypse" t-shirts, excessive sequins and -- most importantly -- New Year's resolutions that may or may not last beyond February
  • List: No love for 'fiscal cliff,' 'spoiler alert'

    01/01/2013 4:35:07 PM PST · by Badabing Badablonde · 6 replies
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 12/31/12 | Jeff Karoub
    DETROIT (AP) — Spoiler alert: This story contains words and phrases that some people want to ban from the English language. "Spoiler alert" is among them. So are "kick the can down the road," ''trending" and "bucket list." . . . "Spoiler alert," the seemingly thoughtful way to warn readers or viewers about looming references to a key plot point in a film or TV show, nevertheless passed its use-by date for many, including Joseph Foly, of Fremont, Calif. He argued in his submission the phrase is "used as an obnoxious way to show one has trivial information and is...
  • Amy's Place ... Poetry and Potpourri ... January, 2013

    01/01/2013 9:33:41 AM PST · by JustAmy · 848 replies
    1-1-2013 | 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. : )
  • Today's Toons 1/1/13

    01/01/2013 6:09:21 AM PST · by pookie18 · 16 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 1/1/13 | pookie18
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  • Man seriously hurt using exploding target to build a fire

    12/31/2012 10:07:18 AM PST · by matt1234 · 42 replies
    Northwest Cable News ^ | December 29, 2012 | unknown
    KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho -- Two people were hurt after trying to start a fire using exploding target material Friday afternoon. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said the men had spent the day in an area commonly referred to as the Hayden Creek shooting pit, when they decided to start a fire using some of their leftover exploding material as an accelerant. When one of them came close to the fire with the materials in a bag, the materials exploded, severally injuring the man’s hand. Another man suffered lower body injuries. Deputies said the men drove themselves to a convenience store...
  • Today's Toons 12/31/12

    12/31/2012 3:25:08 AM PST · by pookie18 · 26 replies
    The Right Reasons ^ | 12/31/12 | pookie18
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  • Dave Barry’s Year in Review

    12/30/2012 10:23:05 AM PST · by P.O.E. · 18 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 12/29/12 | Dave Barry
    It was a cruel, cruel year — a year that kept raising our hopes, only to squash them flatter than a dead possum on the interstate. Example: This year the “reality” show Jersey Shore, which for six hideous seasons has been a compelling argument in favor of a major earth-asteroid collision, finally got canceled, and we dared to wonder if maybe, just maybe, we, as a society, were becoming slightly less stupid. But then, WHAP, we were slapped in our national face by the cold hard frozen mackerel of reality in the form of the hugely popular new “reality” show...
  • BEST NEWS BLOOPERS 2012

    12/29/2012 7:43:10 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 9 replies
    youtube ^ | 12-28-12 | youtube
    my personal fave is Sweet Brown..."ain't nobody got time for that!"
  • President Obama has recently appointed a Golf Czar

    12/29/2012 4:54:08 AM PST · by navysealdad · 6 replies
    Major rule changes in the game of golf will become effective January, 20 2013. This is only a preview as the complete rule book (expect 2716 pages) is being rewritten as we speak. Here are a few of the changes:
  • Boy plays ping pong with his cat [Really!]

    12/28/2012 8:01:09 PM PST · by expat1000 · 17 replies
    Your Jewish News ^ | December 28, 2012 | David Ross
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