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  • Who is They, Anyway?

    12/23/2015 5:50:45 PM PST · by huckfillary · 13 replies
    Artful Dilettante ^ | December 23, 2015 | Artful Dilettante
    Who are they anyway? They have to do this and they have to do that. They should have done this and should have done that. When are they gonna do something about this? I wish they would (fill in the blank) already ! They are so stupid. They are so corrupt. They are a bunch of crooks. No pronoun gets more use and abuse than the all-purpose, ubiquitous third-person plural “they,” or the objective form “them.” But exactly who are they? They, when unidentified as a specific entity, or group, or institution, are simultaneously the party to which we place...
  • Something I just noticed here...

    01/12/2015 8:25:51 AM PST · by 1raider1 · 167 replies
    FreeRepublic | January 12, 2015 | 1raider1
    Several years back, whenever someone would post a picture of a female, a member whose SN was Lazmataz would post a one line response ie, "I'd hit it!" Recently I've noticed a poster here who posts longer replies and sometimes even creates his own threads with references to conservative topics. This poster uses the SN LazAmataz and gets confused, by many here, with the aforementioned Lazmataz. My question: With what I perceive as different styles, are these two posters one and the same?
  • Pity Barack Obama - A pariah in his own time.

    11/05/2014 2:04:06 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 68 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | November 5, 2014 | Ross Kaminsky
    [SNIP] "In a generic way, he tied the political millstone to Democrats across the country a month ago when he said, I am not on the ballot this fall. But make no mistake: These policies are on the ballot. Every single one of them. [SNIP] Democrats realize it now that, as with another former community organizer named Jim Jones, followers are expendable but its too late for them despite Harry Reids best efforts to shield them from tough votes and cast Republicans as obstructionists when Reid himself is the source of American electoral constipation. Poor Barack. He was...
  • Freakin Jaw is killin me... (my vanity, my title)

    09/19/2014 9:37:30 PM PDT · by Vendome · 152 replies
    Vanity | Vendome
    So yeah, I posted lame "topics" but, y'all love me, so here it is. cracked my back molar, dentist put a temp on it, crushed the lil plastic thing yesterday, pretty dentist put the old aluminium one on until the permanent comes from Vietnam or wherever. Thing is, it hurts, like it's bare and for the 1st time in my life my stomach hurts. Okay, so I whine but, could be worse, right? I mean, I'm a single, 51 year old man. If were pregnant and walking the streets of Somalia, I don't think, maybe, they would understand. I feel...
  • Breaking News: President Obama is about to speak from his working vacation, at Martha's Vineyard

    08/20/2014 10:04:27 AM PDT · by Vendome · 34 replies
    Vanity - sort of | 8/20/2014 | Vendome
    I come into the living room to take the dogs for a walk and the TV is on NBC. All of a sudden Cynthia McFadden comes on the screen and announces "We are awaiting a speech from President Obama, who will speak from a working vacation, at Martha's Vineyard". And I spit out some coffee I had just taken. So I turn the channel to ABC and listen to his speech. Fine speech. Appropriate words and then Stephanopoulos ascribes all kinds of emotion to the speech with excellent superlatives indicating a range of emotions. I don't know but, the whole...
  • Next time someone says there's no "i" in "team" remind them who the president is...

    03/21/2014 4:26:50 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-21-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • A Dangerous Insularity

    12/09/2013 7:10:30 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    Richoche ^ | December 8, 2013 | Dave Carter
    The dark silhouetted trees appeared illusory, as if in a dream through the light fog, their irregular heights capping the rolling Alabama landscape on I-85 north of Montgomery. The cab's interior was awash in the soft green glow of the gauges, gadgets and screens adorning the instrument panel. Sunrise was three hours away yet, leaving a bit of quiet time to negotiate an endless supply of construction zones, and avoid haphazardly placed orange barrels while sorting through competing waves of thought and reflection. "Patience," as Ambrose Bierce flirtatiously advised us, is, "A minor form of despair, disguised as a virtue."...
  • Baracko Claus

    12/01/2013 5:11:00 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 2 replies
    Earl of Taint ^ | 12/1/13 | Earl of Taint
  • Obama nurtures his faith [on his b-day gathers pastors via phone to pray for him in the year ahead]

    10/20/2013 12:30:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 49 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 19, 2013 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    President Barack Obama isnt an overtly religious man. He and his family rarely attend church. He almost never elaborates in public about his own relationship to his Christian faith. But away from the public eye, his advisers say the president has nurtured a spirituality thats served to help ground him during turbulent times. Every year on Aug. 4, the presidents birthday, Obama convenes a group of pastors by phone to receive their prayers for him for the year to come. During the most challenging of times, prayer circles are organized with prominent religious figures such as megachurch pastor Joel Hunter,...
  • President Obamas Oct. 8 news conference on the federal shutdown and debt limit (what a putz)

    10/08/2013 12:16:20 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Octobe 8, 2013 | Barack Obama
    ................And I've continued to believe that Citizens United contributed to some of the problems we're having in Washington right now. You know, you have some ideological extremist who has a big bankroll, and they can entirely skew our politics. And there are a whole bunch of members of Congress right now who privately will tell you, I know our positions are unreasonable, but we're scared that if we don't go along with the tea party agenda, or the -- some particularly extremist agenda, that we'll be challenged from the right. And the threats are very explicit. And so they toe...
  • Obama waives ban on arming terrorists to allow aid to Syrian opposition

    09/16/2013 5:28:45 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 118 replies ^ | September 16, 2013 | JOEL GEHRKE
    President Obama waived a provision of federal law designed to prevent the supply of arms to terrorist groups to clear the way for the U.S. to provide military assistance to "vetted" opposition groups fighting Syrian dictator Bashar Assad. Some elements of the Syrian opposition are associated with radical Islamic terrorist groups, including al Qaeda, which was responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Shanksville, Pa., in 2001. Assad's regime is backed by Iran and Hezbollah. The president, citing his authority under the Arms Export Control Act, announced today that he would "waive the prohibitions in...
  • Kurdish-Nusra battle becoming war within a war in northern Syria

    07/28/2013 5:13:34 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 24 replies
    McClatchy ^ | Tuesday, July 23, 2013 | Roy Gutman
    The Kurdish militia captured the border town of Ras al Ayn on Sunday, which had been under rebel control since last November. A day later, the United States said it was "very concerned" at reports that the militia was about to declare self-rule in northern Syria. "Such a declaration is highly provocative, as it will certainly exacerbate tensions between Arabs and Kurds," Jen Psaki, a State Department spokeswoman, said Monday. Turkey, which embarked on a broad peace process in March with Kurdish militants at home, has warned that it won't tolerate an autonomous Kurdish province across the Syrian border. This...
  • Vendome Comes Out of the Closet

    04/30/2013 12:34:36 PM PDT · by Vendome · 139 replies
    Vanity | 4/30/2013 | Vendome
    Okay, Okay. I've come to terms with myself and at great risk, I have announcement to make: In these times of denial of oneself and suppression of your identity, it has become apparent that I must take a stand and being a man of convictions, not wanting anymore ambiguity in my life and to clear any confusion, least my life be co-opted by the homosexual lobby I am declaring my love for all things women(cept that talking on and on forever about what I don't know and the hugging afterward when I just want to go to sleep). I Am...
  • Sirius Radio is a failed business model(alternatives are available)

    03/12/2013 12:29:59 PM PDT · by Vendome · 38 replies
    vanity | 3/14/13 | Vendome
    So I'm driving along and turn my Sirius radio on and still, nearly two months later, there is no FoxNews Talk. See, I like Hannity. He's A great cheerleader but, that's as far as his content is and I can't stand his idiotic setups throughout the week where he and his guests get involved in a discussions that devolves into mindless drive that, on the radio, is crosstalk. That probably works on TV but on the radio it's just aggravating noise. So I like Tom Sullivan and other hosts as an alternative and FoxNews Talk was opening me to other...
  • Obama Is the "i" in "Team" (pic)

    12/27/2012 11:40:31 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-27-12 | The Looking Spoon
    Not a new joke by any means, but I haven't seen it done like this...
  • The concession speech the world has been waiting for:

    10/15/2012 11:26:14 AM PDT · by subterfuge · 21 replies
    Subterfuge Daily ^ | 10/15/12 | subterfuge
    Ladies and gentlemen, as you know Ive been very proud to be your president these last 4 years. Aaand, you know, while Ive worked as hard between rounds of golf as I possibly could have during these tumultuous times, there simply wasnt enough time for me to fix all the horrendous things George Bush did to make me inherit the worst economy the U.S. has EVER faced. Some say, ah, that no one man could have repaired all the damage my predecessor had done in 8 years, let alone 4. The important thing to remember is that none of our...
  • All Hail the Narcissist-In- Chief!

    05/12/2012 6:51:48 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Coach Is Right ^ | 5/12/2012 | Jim Emerson
    In August of 1934 members the Wehrmacht were required to recite a Reichswehreid, an oath of personal allegiance to Adolf Hitler. This oath ignored God and country but swore an oath to a man, Adolf Hitler. The soldiers were to fight and die on the behalf of the dear leader. Such loyalty oaths originated in ancient Rome and have been repeated throughout history and to different tyrants. Obama It is a rumor that Obama wishes the members of the American military would swear and an oath to him over God and the Constitution. But in his narcissist mindset he truly...
  • [South Texas]Border Partrol agent attacked

    08/10/2011 3:16:24 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 9 replies
    The Laredo Sun ^ | August 10, 2011
    An illegal alien from Guatemala was charged with attacking a Border Patrol agent when the agent found him walking through the bush. LAREDO, TX .- Edgar Acevedo , a native of Barrio Villalobos in Guatemala, was placed under arrest after an investigation by members of the FBI because it involved an attack on a federal agent. According to the report of the case , two agents were on surveillance on northwest of Laredo, in the area of ​​Rancho La Mesa, near the Colombia Bridge Road in the area of ​​Mines road. The officers saw signs of at least 12 people...
  • President Obama's remarks on the death of Osama bin Laden [BHO: 24 for himself, 3 for US Military]

    05/01/2011 11:16:03 PM PDT · by Nomen Klatura · 56 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 1, 2011 | President Barak Hussein Obama
    BHO's statement contained 74 sentences. In 24 out of 74 sentences, he said "I", "me" or "my." This is not about the military, or even the CIA, which were mentioned in just 4 of the sentences. It's about BHO, and BHO alone. Congratulations, BHO, here are a few things for which you took credit in the 74 sentences: "I directed Leon Panetta... to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority..." "I was briefed on a possible lead to bin Laden." "I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information about the possibility...
  • i love obama

    04/25/2011 10:15:59 AM PDT · by shechem_usa · 163 replies ^ | today | obama lover
    I love obama. got a problem with that?
  • Of Me I Sing

    12/20/2010 9:37:23 AM PST · by Nachum · 7 replies · 1+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12/20/10 | The Prowler
    People like to talk about the bubble that President Barack Obama lives in, pointing out that he surrounded by more than the usual number of sycophants in this White House. "You have Valerie [Jarrett] berating just about anyone who she even perceives has said something negative about the President," says one White House media aide. "She's constantly on her cell phone taking down some CEO or Senator or Congressional chief of staff for some slight, whether it actually was or not." Then there are the manipulative advisers who create media events like the one at Arlington, Virginia's Long Branch Elementary...
  • Religious, Comments

    08/16/2010 6:38:53 PM PDT · by learner · 287 replies · 3+ views
    Learner | August 16,2010 | Learner
    I am sick and tired of this site being taken over by Catholics ( of which I am one ) stories or proverbs. This is a news site not a religion site. Go do that somewhere else. I am not opposed to your prostilazion(sp), just not here. We lose credibility if any religious group dictates or can be quoted from this site. As a long term member of this site I regret posting this information, but the site has been buried in Catholic stuff recently and it should be shunted to some separate page.
  • I'm 63 and Tired

    04/07/2010 10:01:40 AM PDT · by Bitsy · 25 replies · 1,550+ views
    Robert A. Hall, former Massachusetts Senator | 4/7/2010 | Bitsy
    Worth the read! By Robert A. Hall, former Massachusets Senator I'm 63. Except for one semester in college when jobs were scarce and a six-month period when I was between jobs, but job-hunting every day, I've worked, hard, since I was 18. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 50-hour weeks, and haven't called in sick in seven or eight years. I make a good salary, but I didn't inherit my job or my income, and I worked to get where I am. Given the economy, there's no retirement in sight, and I'm tired. Very tired. I'm tired of...
  • Chicago Resident David Coleman Headley Pleads Guilty... [Re: Mumbai, India, Let, Denmark]

    03/18/2010 3:27:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 16 replies · 574+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 18, 2010 Chicago Resident David Coleman Headley Pleads Guilty to Role in India and Denmark Terrorism Conspiracies Admits Conducting Surveillance for Lashkar e Tayyiba in Planning 2008 Mumbai Attacks David Coleman Headley, a U.S. citizen of partial Pakistani descent, pleaded guilty today to a dozen federal terrorism charges, admitting that he participated in planning the November 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, as well as later planning to attack a Danish newspaper. In pleading guilty to all 12 counts that were brought against him in December and were...
  • Vanity: Obama "I, me, my" count during SOTU well over 100

    01/27/2010 7:43:02 PM PST · by AAABEST · 26 replies · 1,007+ views
    State of the Union Address ^ | January 27, 2010 | me
    I was ticking off the number of times Obama used "I", "me" or "my" during the SOTU. I wound up with 115, though I'm sure I missed a few.
  • Obama Mentions Himself 132 Times in "Jobs" Speech; Also Says "It's Not About Me" - Video

    01/26/2010 7:20:26 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 10 replies · 646+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 26, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a video from Americans for Prosperity that counts the number of times President Obama mentioned himself in a recent "Jobs" Speech he delivered in Ohio. The number - 132 times! This despite the fact that in the speech, he actually said, "It's not about me." They also counted the number of times he mentioned "taxpayers" - 2; "Tax Cuts" - 2; "Small Business" - 8. . . . (VIDEO)
  • Obama to reintroduce himself during State of the Union

    01/25/2010 8:29:23 AM PST · by traumer · 207 replies · 4,552+ views
    Populist or professor? Contrite or uncompromising? President Obama will have a chance Wednesday to reintroduce himself to the nation when he delivers his first official State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. The prime-time speech, which will be aired on all major TV networks and cable stations, could hardly come at a more critical time for a president grappling with double-digit unemployment, sinking poll numbers and the possible collapse of his top domestic policy priority, an overhaul of the nation's health-care system. "As often as the president has spoken over the past year, critics on the...
  • None Dare Call It Treason? *I* Do!

    12/13/2009 7:07:08 AM PST · by mkjessup · 98 replies · 2,834+ views
    Self ^ | 13 December 2009 | MkJessup
    The Republican Party, the Party of Reagan has been nearly smothered and suffocated by the RINO-virus which has spread more rapidly than any swine flu pandemic, the GOP has been infected from the top down, and IF it is to avoid the fate of the Bull Moose Party, the principles of Reagan conservatism must be re-established, the fair weather collaborators and Quislings (that means YOU Juan McCain and your butt buddy Lindsey 'Goober' Graham!) MUST be driven out and banished and if they join up with the traitorous 'Rats, so be it. Force them to show their true colors. The...
  • GLENN BECK TV THREAD! Friday, September 25, 2009

    09/25/2009 1:28:39 PM PDT · by rockabyebaby · 437 replies · 10,085+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 25, 2009 | Glenn Beck
    WAKE UP AMERICA, GET OUT OF THE FETAL POSITION AND MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD. Welcome to the GLENN BECK television thread...Shake the cobwebs out of your brain...We are another day closer to the REVOLUTION! All comrades, infidels, sick twisted freaks and lurkers are welcome and are encouraged to participate in the thread! Join us for a special show with moms and their children.
  • Is decapitating your wife 'malicious'?

    09/22/2009 11:02:04 PM PDT · by MarylousAmerica · 25 replies · 1,779+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9/22/09 | Marylou Barry
    "Words mean things," Rush Limbaugh likes to say. Well, if the word manslaughter means anything at all, why would a court in the state of New York where English presumably is still spoken and understood accept a plea of manslaughter from Muzzammil "Mo" Hassan? Hassan, if you remember, is the Bridges TV founder charged with the decapitation death of his wife, Aasiya Zabair Hassan, in his upscale suburban Buffalo office last February, where she was found with three dozen stab wounds to her body and her head sawed off with a steak knife.
  • Jeb Bush: 'I don't know' if Obama is a socialist

    07/09/2009 10:40:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 106 replies · 2,196+ views
    CNN ^ | 7/9/09 | CNN Political Producer Rebecca Sinderbrand
    (CNN) Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told an interviewer that he could not say whether or not President Barack Obama is a socialist, and that the president would not have been elected if he had been honest with Americans about his agenda. Bush would not answer the question of whether he agreed with the assessment of some congressional Republicans that the president is a socialist. "I don't know. Define socialism for me," he told Esquire magazine. "It's a word I believe he's a collectivist. He believes that through collective action, through government, you can solve more problems." He added...
  • Obama to meet with Mexican president

    01/08/2009 4:23:46 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 11 replies · 613+ views
    AP via Google ^ | 2009-01-09 | Julie Pace
    WASHINGTON (AP) President-elect Barack Obama will meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday. Obama transition officials said the visit was in keeping with the tradition of U.S. presidents meeting with their Mexican counterpart soon after winning election.
  • Who is John Galt?

    10/07/2008 8:02:17 PM PDT · by agooga · 38 replies · 1,034+ views
    Unkown | Now | None
  • Vehicles strike her house 7 times in 11 years (Blind woman peeks out back door)

    09/18/2008 7:12:01 AM PDT · by devane617 · 17 replies · 207+ views ^ | 09/18/2008 | Kim Wilmath
    ST. PETERSBURG Before dawn on Wednesday, Virginia Zinn heard a crash. She sighed, peeked out the door and saw a familiar scene. Here we go again, she thought. For at least the seventh time, a vehicle crashed into Zinn's home on 12th Street S. This time it was a school bus. At 6 a.m. The bus, heading west on Ninth Place S an unpaved 10-foot-wide alley a toe from Zinn's place struck the overhanging roof of her home as it tried to turn onto 12th Street S. Police estimated the damage at about $800, to be paid...
  • Democratic Party (looks White to me Howie)

    08/16/2008 1:35:15 PM PDT · by personalaccts · 6 replies · 201+ views ^ | 8/16/08 | unknown
    Democratic Leaders Congressional Leaders Speaker of the House: Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) Nancy Pelosi made history this year, breaking the marble ceiling to become the first woman to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. With Democrats returning to the majority for the first time in 12 years, Speaker Pelosi and her leadership team are addressing the challenging issues facing the American people after years of inaction. Under her leadership, the 110th Congress is working to make America safer, to restore the American Dream and to restore accountability to government. Senate Majority Leader: Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV)...
  • FR Contest: How many times will Bill Clinton use the word "I" in his speech Wednesday night???

    08/15/2008 12:25:40 PM PDT · by ken5050 · 58 replies · 212+ views
    one man's opinion...
    OK, Freepers...the Dem circus, er..convention is almost upon us, so let's see who is the best political prognosticator on FR. Bubba will address the convention Wednesday evening, and the contest is really quite simple. Guess the number of times in his speech ( without going over the actual number ) that Slick uses the word "I"
  • Me, Myself and I

    08/07/2008 1:44:07 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 26 replies · 119+ views
    The NY Times ^ | August 3, 2008 | CAROLINE WINTER
    Why do we capitalize the word I? Theres no grammatical reason for doing so, and oddly enough, the majuscule I appears only in English. Consider other languages: some, like Hebrew, Arabic and Devanagari-Hindi, have no capitalized letters, and others, like Japanese, make it possible to drop pronouns altogether. The supposedly snobbish French leave all personal pronouns in the unassuming lowercase, and Germans respectfully capitalize the formal form of you and even, occasionally, the informal form of you, but would never capitalize I. Yet in English, the solitary I towers above he, she, it and the royal we. Even a gathering...
  • What's the best election prediction site out there?

    06/03/2008 4:51:34 PM PDT · by TruRed · 32 replies · 623+ views
    There have been many sites crop up recently that claim to predict what will happen in November. My favorite since 2004 - and I think the most accurate - has been Election Projection. They predicted the 2004 race between Bush and Kerry to within 3 EVs of the actual result and got every Senate race right in 2006. Anyone out there agree? Disagree? Discuss...
  • Me, Myself and I (Politics and Grammar)

    01/14/2008 7:39:31 AM PST · by shrinkermd · 34 replies · 298+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 14 January 2008 | COLLIN LEVY
    ...Speaking on Social Security, Democrat hopeful Barack Obama boasted that "here's an area where John (Edwards) and myself were actually quite specific." A few minutes later, Bill Richardson wondered, "What is wrong with having been like myself -- 14 years in the Congress, two Cabinet positions?" ...The new verbal tic is part trend and part defensive posture. Since the Me Generation, "I" and "me" have become increasingly tangled up as Americans have looked for ways around tricky constructions. As sportswriter Red Smith once put it, "Myself is the foxhole of ignorance, where cowards take refuge, because they were taught that...
  • Caption Pic of Bill Clinton

    11/28/2007 7:39:15 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 146 replies · 234+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Nov 28,2006
    Ex-president Bill Clinton, seen here 19 Novemeber 2007 and his latest campaign trail appearance for his wife Hillary's Democratic White House bid threw an unwelcome spotlight Wednesday back on her vote to authorize the Iraq war.(AFP/File/Pierre-Philippe Marcou )
  • Taking down terrorist Web sites

    10/30/2007 2:46:16 PM PDT · by 3AngelaD · 9 replies · 157+ views
    Washington Times ^ | October 29, 2007 | James D. Zirin
    Thomas X. Hammes is a retired Marine colonel. He is the author of a seminal book on conducting counter-insurgency warfare. The work is called "The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century." Recently, he made an intriguing proposal on how to battle jihadists on the Internet (a virtual agora where Islamist militants appear to consort with alarming frequency). This is what he said: "For the last few years, individuals and private organizations that are pro-Israeli have been in a daily fight to shut down or deface anti-Israeli Web sites. Unofficial and informal, this Internet Hagana has had...
  • CIA Missed Chances to Tackle al-Qaida

    08/21/2007 11:11:12 PM PDT · by parousia · 7 replies · 520+ views
    AP/comcast news ^ | 7-21-07 | Katherine Schrader
    The CIA's top leaders failed to use their available powers, never developed a comprehensive plan to stop al-Qaida and missed crucial opportunities to thwart two hijackers in the run-up to Sept. 11, the agency's own watchdog concluded in a bruising report released Tuesday. Completed in June 2005 and kept classified until now, the 19-page executive summary finds extensive fault with the actions of senior CIA leaders and others beneath them. "The agency did not always work effectively and cooperatively." The executive summary says U.S. spy agencies, which were overseen by Tenet, lacked a comprehensive strategic plan to counter Osama bin...
  • Man: I Wasn't Serious About Blast Remark (Britain)

    09/15/2006 1:45:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 634+ views ^ | Sep 15 1:02 PM US/Eastern | Staff
    A man accused of plotting to detonate bombs in Britain acknowledged talking about blowing up the Houses of Parliament, but said the suggestion was meant as a joke. Omar Khyam, 24, who is standing trial along with six others, denies conspiring to cause an explosion. He told jurors at London's Central Criminal Court that, while watching Prime Minister Tony Blair take questions in the House of Commons in "we just made a comment 'Can you imagine if you dropped a bomb right there and then? You would take out all the MPs (members of Parliament)." Khyam confirmed it was he...
  • The Difference Between Religion And Christianity In America

    08/20/2006 6:32:59 PM PDT · by A Blind Man Who Can See · 24 replies · 1,405+ views
    When Jesus was living, he did not align himself with the Jewish religious parties, then called Saducees and Pharisees, nor the secular authorities: King Herod and Rome. He obeyed the Mosaic law and even paid tribute. He told Nicodemus, an old man that he had to be born again to be saved. Jesus meant born spiritually. Jesus preached that this spiritual new baby would be then, dead to the world, living in the world but not of it. He pointed out that worrying about the future was not what a Christian would be doing because tomorrow has enough worries to...
  • How Do You ..

    08/19/2006 10:51:37 PM PDT · by MrClose · 24 replies · 1,129+ views
    today | me
    This is different. This post isn't about what I have gleemed from some 'news-source' today. This post is about HOW do you convince your friends, your family .. your loved ones that "There Is A Crisis" in America and that this crisis continues to grow, each and every day..regardless of whether they believe it or not! The only thing that any of them believe in is: Our Government. I would like to give you the whole story, how I have tried and finally given up, given up in trying to convince my family, my loved ones that we are at...

    08/05/2006 2:51:16 AM PDT · by MrClose · 23 replies · 510+ views
    Me | today | Mrclose
    WHEN DO WE GIVE UP .. HOPE I remember a time when I trusted my government. I remember a time when I trusted my policeman. I remember a time when I trusted my news. I remember a time when I trusted my church. I remember a time when I had "hope". I remember a time when I remember .. I trusted. I no longer try to remember. God help all of us Mrclose (comments are welcome)
  • Me, Hugo and George **Projectile Vomit Alert**

    07/16/2006 5:51:30 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 46 replies · 1,178+ views
    Gold Star Families For Peace ^ | 07-15-06 | Cindy Sheehan
    When I was growing up in Bellflower, Ca., I never, as a child with a good imagination, could have ever imagined that my life would take the peculiar turn that it has. I could not have foreseen giving birth to a child that would eventually be wrongfully and devastatingly killed in war or that I would be meeting with world leaders or be nominated for the Noble Peace Prize. Along with the Vice President of Spain, Foreign Minister of Ireland, Attorney General of Australia and countless parliamentarians from all over the globe, one of the world leaders that I have...
  • UNC attacker: 'I aimed to exact casualties' (Mohammed Atta one of my role models)

    05/13/2006 4:17:44 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 39 replies · 1,631+ views ^ | 5 12 06 | Observer Staff
    CHAPEL HILL - A man charged with trying to kill students at the University of North Carolina by driving through a popular campus gathering spot says in a series of letters he does not deserve punishment. He also talks about his youth in Charlotte, referring at one point to a school fight he said he started at Myers Park Traditional Elementary School. And he refers to Mohammed Atta, ringleader of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States, aqs "one of my role models." Mohammed Taheri-azar is accused of driving a Jeep Cherokee into a crowd of students gathered at...
  • Top 10 April Fools' Pranks to Play at Work

    03/31/2006 10:17:18 AM PST · by Nachum · 81 replies · 16,227+ views ^ | March 31, 2006 | By Kate Lorenz, Editor
    Time to dust off the whoopee cushions and hand buzzers. April Fools' Day is here and there's no better place for wisecracks and shenanigans than at work. In its annual April Fools' Day survey, found 33 percent of workers have played a practical joke on a co-worker and 17 percent are planning office tricks for this year's holiday. Although it might be thrilling to finally one-up the office funnyman, pranks also help beat something that's no laughing matter: workplace stress. More than half of workers reported working under stress in another survey. Stress and worry on the job...
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...