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  • Free Republic Gets Results! Fox's Greta to Boycott Media Dinner Over Palin Sex Slurs Comic

    03/08/2012 4:55:07 PM PST · by kristinn · 121 replies
    Thursday, March 8, 2012 | Kristinn
    Fox News host Greta Van Susteren announced this evening that she will be boycotting the 68th annual Radio and Television Congressional Correspondents' Dinner over the selection of a comic to headline the dinner who has repeatedly attacked Sarah Palin using vile sexual terms.Another pig….and a media association has hired the pig, Louis C.K., to be their headliner for the big media dinner? Really? I am not going. I refuse to go. Everyone in the media should join me in this boycott. The headliner of this year’s Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner is “comedian” Louis C.K. Comedian? I don’t think so....
  • 'Change Is Hard': Army, Navy Hospitals Merge (NPR mentions FR)

    09/02/2011 12:26:04 PM PDT · by Drango · 46 replies
    NPR ^ | 9/2/11 | Joseph Shapiro
    September 2, 2011 There's a lot of good sense behind closing two famous and nearby military hospitals and merging them into the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. But just looking at the name reveals both what's good about this merger and what makes it so tricky. Walter Reed was a famous Army doctor, and for more than a century his name was on the Army's iconic hospital in Washington, D.C. Now that hospital is shutting its doors, and Reed's name will go onto the new hospital built on the Navy's flagship medical campus in Bethesda, Md., 6 miles...
  • What is the value of Free Republic?

    07/10/2011 9:01:04 AM PDT · by don-o · 185 replies
    Little House on Unaka | July 10, 2011 | don-o
    This morning, I was clicking around on this site to see if I could find anything to help a poster who was having trouble with his display. I was looking for the "Preferences" page which is accessed from the "Account" page. And, at the very top of the "Account" page is this recap of my own account. You've posted a total of 842 threads and 40,007 replies. Now, I have been a member here for a while, but any way you slice it, that is a LOT of use. I'll simply suggest that anyone who reads this, please check your...
  • "If FR dies, that’s that." - Jim Robinson [Jim's reply at post # 588]

    01/11/2011 5:28:06 AM PST · by paulycy · 1,626 replies · 3+ views
    freerepublic.com ^ | 1/11/11 | paulycy
    FYI - Here are statements from Jim about the future of FreeRepublic.com for those who missed them. They are quite serious. === "Well, I can say that there are definitely two things that will never happen. 1) Banner ads. 2) Oracle [a completely new database system.] And a third is a total replacement [of the current damaged system.] Don’t have the financial wherewithal." "To those who wish to leave because of it, see ya." "If FR dies, that’s that."=== [To: paulycy] Hey, you want us to get an all new system with all new software and add a few more...