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  • IRS: Agents will not be involved in tax audits, pursuing Americans without health insurance

    09/16/2012 1:32:20 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | september 16, 2012
    The mandate in ObamaCare requiring Americans to buy health insurance is poised to go into full effect as a result of the recent Supreme Court ruling. But the IRS has no plans to get agents involved in enforcing the mandate – or at least not to the agency’s fullest extent. A top IRS official says the agency does not plan to perform audits or penalize those who fail to buy the insurance. President Obama’s law overhauling U.S. health care -- passed in 2010 and upheld by the high court this year -- charges most Americans a penalty if they fail...
  • Who Killed Men's Hats? Think Of A Three Letter Word Beginning With 'I'

    05/06/2012 3:44:19 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 119 replies
    NPR ^ | Robert Krulwich
    A hundred years ago — and that's when this picture was taken, in 1912 — men didn't leave home without a hat. Boys wore caps. This is a socialist political rally in Union Square in Manhattan. There may be a bare head or two in this crowd, but I think those heads are women's.
  • They're Baaaack: British Terror Supporters Re-launch al-Muhajiroun...

    06/13/2009 9:38:22 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies · 454+ views
    THE JAWA REPORT ^ | June 11, 2009 11:55 AM | by Rusty
    "They're Baaaack: British Terror Supporters Re-launch al-Muhajiroun, Dedicated to "Raising Flag of Islam over Downing Street"" SNIPPET: "A group of terror supporters in the UK have relaunched an organization dedicated banning criticism of Islam, beheading "blasphemers", and killing adulterers. The new and improved al-Muhajiroun will once again be led by Anjem Choudary, chairman of the Society of Muslim Lawyers. The organization was originally founded by Omar Bakri Muhammad who was recently convicted in absentia by a Lebanese court of helping train al Qaeda's local affiliate. He has also been banned from reentering the UK. The group disbanded after a conference...
  • Muslim Cleric Plans White House Protest in Attempt to Spread Sharia Law in America

    02/20/2011 8:29:42 AM PST · by Libloather · 120 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/20/11
    Muslim Cleric Plans White House Protest in Attempt to Spread Sharia Law in AmericaPublished February 20, 2011 | FoxNews.com **SNIP** Anjem Choudary, who once said “the flag of Islam will fly over the White House,” says he will lead a demonstration rallying Muslims to establish Sharia law across the United States. Choudary, 43, called Americans “the biggest criminals in the world today” during an interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity this month. Choudary, who is the former leader of the outlawed British-based group Islam4UK, says the March rally at the White House is being organized by the extremist group Islamic...
  • Columbia University uses technological innovation to study bone structure

    01/15/2011 12:47:52 PM PST · by decimon · 10 replies
    Columbia University Medical Center ^ | January 15, 2011 | Unknown
    A team of researchers at Columbia Engineering and Columbia University Medical Center announced today the results of the first study comparing bone structure in Chinese-American women to Caucasian women. The report, just presented at the Orthopaedic Research Society's annual meeting at Long Beach, CA, found that pre-menopausal Chinese-American women have far greater bone strength than their Caucasian counterparts, as determined by a breakthrough technological advance. The Columbia team was led by X. Edward Guo, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science, and, from Columbia University Medical Center, John P. Bilezikian, Professor of Medicine and...
  • U.S. CITIZEN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRING TO PROVIDE MATERIAL SUPPORT TO AL QAEDA

    04/28/2010 1:37:39 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 477+ views
    U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Al Qaeda Syed Hashmi, aka “Fahad,” pleaded guilty today in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to provide material support to al Qaeda, announced Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Hashmi, 30, was arrested on June 6, 2006 at Heathrow Airport in London, shortly before he was to board a flight to Pakistan. He was later extradited to the United States; Hashmi is the first individual to be extradited from the United Kingdom to the United States on terrorism charges. According to the superseding indictment...
  • The IRS Should Fix Itself First (Instead of clamping down on Tax Preparation Services)

    01/15/2010 5:19:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies · 541+ views
    Real Clear Markets ^ | 01/15/2010 | Steve Malanga
    I nearly fell out of my chair laughing when I read the dozens of news stories that appeared recently describing the Internal Revenue Service's new effort to cut down on errors and fraud by clamping down on tax preparation services. With their typical credulity, reporters at newspapers across the country, quoting IRS statistics and the agency's aggressive new commissioner, Doug Shulman, painted a portrait of taxpayers victimized by ill-informed tax preparers whose mistakes cost ordinary folks big-time penalties and interest payments. What none of these gullible stories mentioned is that the IRS itself answered incorrectly about 2.5 million tax and...
  • John has fixed the problem. Post away!

    11/24/2006 1:06:59 PM PST · by Admin Moderator · 4,523 replies · 29,359+ views
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  • Ex-Soldier Fights To Make Japan Remember Its Past

    06/06/2006 5:50:07 PM PDT · by blam · 8 replies · 703+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-7-2006 | Colin Joyce
    Ex-soldier fights to make Japan remember its past By Colin Joyce in Tokyo (Filed: 07/06/2006) Japan's amnesia over its militarist past is being challenged by a compelling documentary film which suggests that the Japanese army breached the terms of surrender in 1945 by leaving soldiers to fight on in China. The Ants, to be released next month, records the struggle of the Japanese veteran Waichi Okumura to put atrocities on record and to tell the story of the forgotten soldiers left behind in China. Now 81, Mr Okumura revisited Shanxi province where he fought, including a pilgrimage to the place...
  • The Alligator Is Not a Man-Eater Unless,of Course,It's Feeling Hungry

    05/22/2006 2:13:10 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 28 replies · 1,302+ views
    http://www.washingtonpost.com ^ | 5 18 06 | Ken Ringle
    Nature, it should be pointed out, always bats last. This is true even in Florida, where, as novelist Carl Hiaasen makes clear, life is more than a little surreal, and where three people were recently attacked and killed by alligators in less than a week. Previously, 17 people had died from alligator attacks in Florida since 1948. There is no record in the United States of three fatal alligator attacks in one year, much less in one week in one state. So something clearly is going on in Florida. Yesterday, as if to emphasize Hiaasen's point, an alligator walked through...
  • Military Shows Its Stuff at Joint Service Open House

    05/19/2006 7:23:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 405+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md., May 19, 2006 – The military showcased its personnel and equipment for its own today as the annual Joint Service Open House kicked off here. Duluth, Minn., Air National Guardsman Maj. John Klatt poses for photos with Abreanna Ball, 9, at the Joint Service Open House at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., May 19. Abreanna was touring the military displays with students from Benjamin D. Foulois Elementary School near the base. Photo by Samantha L. Quigley  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The festivities, open today for military and civilian defense security badge holders...
  • Hawaii Gives Up on Its Attempt to Control Gas Prices

    HONOLULU (May 6) - Gas prices keep going up everywhere, and Hawaii's unique attempt to control them is running on fumes. The isolated island state whose drivers consistently pay the highest pump prices in the nation has given up on its government-regulated price controls after an eight-month experiment. With the average price for regular in Hawaii rising above $3.38 per gallon Friday, Gov. Linda Lingle signed into law a suspension of the cap that sought to keep the oil companies in check and give a fair price to customers. Bad timing with rising oil prices, outrage among island motorists, industry...
  • Britain 'Deserved Its Own 9/11 Attack'

    03/27/2006 6:02:21 PM PST · by blam · 1 replies · 354+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-28-2006 | Duncan Gardham
    Britain 'deserved its own 9/11 attack' By Duncan Gardham (Filed: 28/03/2006) Britain deserved its own September 11 according to one of the leaders of an al-Qa'eda cell planning a bomb attack, a court heard yesterday. Omar Khyam from Crawley, West Sussex, suggested hitting pubs, nightclubs and trains in revenge for Britain's involvement in the Middle East. Court artist's sketch of Omar Khyam Mohammed Babar, who has turned informant on his associates, said he was sitting on the couch in a flat in Lahore, Pakistan, when Khyam told him Britain "needed to be hit." Babar told the Old Bailey: "We were...
  • Health-care industry quakes as filmmaker Moore gets on its case

    03/26/2006 11:44:59 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies · 856+ views
    SMH.COM. AU ^ | March 27, 2006 | Telegraph
    LONDON: "Send me your health-care horror stories," reads the appeal. The stark request heads a letter published on his website this month from Michael Moore, the controversial filmmaker, asking for examples of people's bad experiences of hospitals, insurance companies and drug manufacturers. Moore, who is best known for his documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, in which he took on the Bush Administration over the war in Iraq, is now targeting the health-care industry. Work on the film, Sicko, has been in progress since 2004 and it is expected to be premiered later this year. Already speculation about its content has put the...
  • A nation on trial for its past

    03/06/2006 8:49:50 AM PST · by Nachum · 1 replies · 227+ views
    CSMonitor ^ | March 06, 2006 | Peter Ford and Beth Kampschror
    PARIS AND SKOPJE, MACEDONIA – Serbia and Montenegro, already struggling to find its place in Europe, risks becoming the first state ever to be formally branded genocidal, as judges at the World Bank last week began hearing arguments in a Bosnian lawsuit over crimes committed during the war in the early 1990s. The case could make Serbia, as the successor state to Yugoslavia, liable for tens of billions of dollars in reparations. But Bosnian Muslims say the suit's importance lies elsewhere, in creating an accurate and unchallengeable account of the conflict, which continues to poison regional politics. "For our future,...
  • Militant Islam invades school curriculum

    02/24/2006 9:55:16 AM PST · by Calpernia · 9 replies · 1,450+ views
    The Australian ^ | February 25, 2006 | Bernard Lane
    A RADICAL Muslim thinker who inspired al-Qa'ida is being served up as subject matter for high school students in NSW. Sayyid Qutb, an Egyptian militant hanged in 1966 but still a powerful influence on violent Islamists, and the Pakistani fundamentalist Sayyid Maududi are the only two modern Muslim thinkers on a revised syllabus for studies of religion. Experts this week condemned the prominence of political Islam in the new syllabus, and especially the inclusion of Qutb. "I am surprised and dismayed that the NSW religion syllabus narrows modern Islamic thinkers to its totalitarians," said Daniel Pipes, whose US-based Middle East...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    LIVE FREE FROM FASHISTS!
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • Germany 'Needs A Nuclear Arsenal Of Its Own'

    01/26/2006 7:10:49 PM PST · by blam · 61 replies · 1,271+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-27-2006 | Kate Connolly
    Germany 'needs a nuclear arsenal of its own' By Kate Connolly in Berlin (Filed: 27/01/2006) A former defence minister has provoked outrage and broken a major taboo by suggesting that Germany should have its own nuclear arsenal. Rupert Scholz argued that Berlin needed to embrace the idea of a nuclear deterrent in the light of threats from terrorists and the Middle East."We need to ask ourselves how we could react in an appropriate manner to a nuclear threat from a terror state, and if needs be, even by using our own nuclear weapons," he said. Mr Scholz, 68, who was...
  • It's Not Just You: Yesterday Really Was Depressing

    01/23/2006 5:34:32 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies · 804+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 1-24-2006 | Catriona Davies
    It's not just you: yesterday really was depressing By Catriona Davies (Filed: 24/01/2006) If you woke up yesterday feeling gloomy and found that, from then on, things got worse, there may be an explanation. According to one academic's calculations, yesterday was the most depressing day of the year. Cliff Arnall, a psychologist at Cardiff University who devised the formula, blamed a combination of debts, failed New Year's resolutions, the cold, grey weather and the length of time since Christmas. "For most people, there's a realisation by the third week of January that spending on sales items needs to be stopped...
  • News distribution system makes its MEU debut (22nd MEU)

    01/13/2006 4:37:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 282+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Jan 13, 2005 | Gunnery Sgt. Keith A. Milks
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HIT, Iraq (Jan. 13, 2006) -- Perched high atop one of the buildings that is currently home to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), a small satellite transmitter dish is the first step in a process used to keep the American public informed of the unit’s role in Operation Iraqi Freedom. As part of a network dubbed the Digital Video Imagery Distribution System, or DVIDS, the satellite transmitter enables the MEU to send video footage, photographs, and stories to media outlets in the United States without tying up tactical communications networks. A small group of...
  • 'Hat-in-the-Ring Gang' says goodbye to its Eagles

    12/16/2005 4:07:30 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 523+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Dec 16, 2005 | 1st Lt. Elizabeth Kreft
    12/16/2005 - LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. (AFPN) -- The 94th Fighter Squadron flew its last F-15 Eagle sortie today, marking the squadron’s official evolution to F-22A Raptor operations. The “Hat-in-the-Ring Gang” is the second squadron at Langley to convert from the F-15C/D -- a strictly air-to-air fighter -- to the Raptor, which has air-to-ground capabilities. Pilots from Eagle and F-16 Fighting Falcon units will move into the 94th to ramp up Raptor operations. “From the operator perspective, we see it as a way to better equip the force,” said Lt Col. Dirk Smith, the squadron commander. “It’s more than...
  • Operation Atal Wali Lives Up to Its Name

    11/28/2005 5:22:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 408+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Nov 28, 2005 | Staff Sgt. Jacob Caldwell
    Afghan soldiers from the 4-1 Afghan National Army Battery run a crew member drill on a 105 MM Howitzer, Nov. 19, 2005, during Operation Atal Wali conducted at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Jacob Caldwell Operation Atal Wali Lives Up to Its Name Afghan officers, infantrymen, medics and artillerymen honed their skills under the watchful eyes of coalition forces. By U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Caldwell Combined Task Force Bayonet Public Affairs KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Nov. 28, 2005 — Operation Atal Wali, or Operation Heroic Success, set a new benchmark for training for Afghan National Army...
  • It's all in the family for Jacksonville Purple Heart recipient

    11/22/2005 5:56:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 544+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 22, 2005 | Cpl. Mike Escobar
    MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (Nov. 22, 2005) -- Whether wounded on the battlefield or resting in a military hospital back home, injured Marines have always relied on the support of their fellow service members and loved ones to motivate them on the often rough road to recovery. Nineteen-year-old Lance Cpl. Brian Floyd received more than a few words of encouragement from his family, but a unique understanding of the trials he faced as a wounded combat veteran of the Global War on Terrorism in Iraq. “It’s a family tradition to serve our country, no matter what branch of...
  • Marines find it's a small Marine Corps, build lasting friendship

    11/08/2005 4:31:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 445+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 8, 2005 | Cpl. Adam C. Schnell
    HADITHA DAM, Iraq (Nov. 8, 2005) -- The phrase, ‘It’s a small world,’ is used when people unexpectedly reunite. For two Marines with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, it’s not just a small world, it’s a small Marine Corps. Even though there are hundreds of units in the Marines, Orland, Calif., native, Cpl. Joshua E. Thompson, and Claremore, Okla., native, Cpl. Timothy R. Roundtree, served together nearly every step of their Marine Corps careers. Now in Iraq for the second time together, they spend everyday together fixing vehicles for the battalion’s motor transport section. The two are known to complete...
  • Nancy Pelosi: 'As Its First Order of Business Next Week, Congress Must Address Transit Security'

    07/09/2005 2:44:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 61 replies · 1,360+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 7/08/05
    Pelosi: 'As Its First Order of Business Next Week, Congress Must Address Transit Security' Fri Jul 8, 6:46 PM ET To: National Desk Contact: Brendan Daly or Jennifer Crider, 202-226-7616, both of the Office of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi WASHINGTON, July 8 /U.S. Newswire/ -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the Bush Administration and Republicans in Congress' repeated failure to address transit security problems in the United States: A report outlining Democratic initiatives on transit security, "London Bombings: The Need for More Transit Security Funding and Support," prepared by Congressman Bennie Thompson's Homeland...
  • Group Takes Its Cause, And Guns, to Va. Capitol

    01/20/2005 4:02:28 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 13 replies · 881+ views
    washington post.com ^ | January 18, 2005 | Rosalind S. Helderman
    RICHMOND, Jan. 17 -- The metal detector just inside the doors of Virginia's General Assembly Building let out a shriek Monday as Stafford resident Bruce Jackson strode through. That was not at all surprising, since Jackson was wearing a loaded .45-caliber handgun under his blazer. On the other side of the gate, a uniformed Capitol Police officer examined his driver's license, then his concealed handgun permit, had a quick word and waved him along. The routine took only a few moments, but for Jackson and other members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League, it required one step too many.
  • US Military Sees Its Tsunami Work Winding Down (update)

    01/15/2005 5:57:30 PM PST · by Libloather · 4 replies · 816+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/15/05 | Karima Anjani, Jerry Norton
    US Military Sees Its Tsunami Work Winding Down Sat Jan 15, 5:10 PM ET By Karima Anjani and Jerry Norton BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - The U.S. military, a leading force behind relief efforts in tsunami-hit nations, said on Saturday it expected to end major work in Thailand and Sri Lanka within two weeks but to stay longer in Indonesia. More shopping markets reopened, fishermen received new boats and even the sea was given a clean-up as people in the Indian Ocean region set about repairing the damage from the Dec. 26 tsunami and restoring normal life. U.S. Deputy Defense...
  • GOP admits small government no longer its driving force

    01/02/2005 12:44:40 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 69 replies · 2,191+ views
    www.lpin.org ^ | 12 31 04 | lpin.org
    Republicans have given up the pretense that their party is the party of small government. “One of the most misunderstood parts of Hoosier culture is that Hoosiers are reluctant of change of any kind,” State Rep. Luke Messer told Brian Howey, publisher of Indianapolis Eye News, in an article that identifies an undercurrent in Indiana to have a constitutional convention. “If we have a strong leader, Hoosiers are willing to step up and make big changes. Bob Knight and Larry Bird were pretty big figures in Hoosier culture and they have been willing to make big changes. What we want...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 715 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • (When) It's Okay To Hate

    12/02/2004 6:47:30 AM PST · by DaveLoneRanger · 19 replies · 707+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | Dec. 1, 2004 | SHMULEY BOTEACH
    How many times have we heard that the problem with the world today is that there isn't enough love? In fact, precisely the opposite is true. Evil currently stalks the earth because there isn't enough hate. Time was when moral people felt positively repulsed by evil and harnessed their energies to defeat it. Indeed, the history of the modern world is a history of genocide and the indiscriminate slaughter of innocents. Historian Paul Johnson estimates that at least 100 million civilians were murdered in the 20th century alone by tyrants. All too many of the murderers, like Pol Pot and...
  • Freep Poll on Roe (The ultimate abortion poll)

    12/02/2004 6:29:04 AM PST · by Tribune7 · 17 replies · 445+ views
    Should Roe vs. Wade be overturned? No -- It’s a woman’s choice. Besides it’s just protoplasm despite the heartbeat, brain waves and little fingers. Yes -- Only a blind fool could think it’s a good idea to tell men that pregnancy isn’t their business. Yes -- I’m sick of presidential candidates having to address the issue. Let the state legislatures hash it out. No -- It’s too important to be left to legislators who must stand for re-election and could be swayed by political pressure. Yes -- Thou shalt not kill.
  • Its The Ratings, Stupid.... (Vanity)

    09/16/2004 8:29:03 PM PDT · by onyx eyes · 7 replies · 428+ views
    Today, on the old media, I saw and heard them talking about the fact that some consumers are threatening to boycott the advertizing companies for cBS. The talking heads made a point of saying that to this date, the 20 companies sponsoring Dan Rather and cBS News, are remaining on board so far, in the on-going memogate dilemma.
  • PA pins hopes on its own 'Superstar' contestant

    08/17/2004 8:39:38 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 562+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Aug. 18, 2004 1:09 | KHALED ABU TOAMEH
    The Palestinian Authority has declared a week of solidarity with a young singer from the West Bank who is participating in this year's Superstar television show, the Arabic version of the popular British show Pop Idol and the American Star Search. The move has enraged some Palestinians who say there is no room for entertainment when Israel is continuing its military operations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Huge screens will be placed in the main squares in Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Gaza City to encourage the people to support Ammar Hassan, a singer from the West Bank who is...
  • Aksa leader: Intifada is in its death throes

    08/05/2004 4:19:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies · 745+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Aug. 6, 2004 0:33 | MATTHEW GUTMAN
    This is the first in a series on Palestinian life four years into the intifada. It's not so much what Zakariya Zubeidi, the fugitive leader of the West Bank Aksa Martyrs Brigades, says, but how he says it. Zubeidi speaks in the vacant tones of a ghost. And four years after he first picked up a rifle, this peace-activist-turned-local-hero-and-killer eulogized the Palestinian intifada in words similar to those in which he described himself. "The intifada is in its death throes. These are the final stages – this I can confirm," he said on Wednesday. He held court in a safe...
  • Canada Closes Its Doors To Pro-Israel Advocate

    06/01/2004 10:04:05 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 213+ views
    Arutz 7 ^ | Jun 01, '04 | staff
    A former PLO terrorist who is now pro-Israel was not allowed to enter Canada - but he spoke to his scheduled audience anyway, via live video link. A former PLO terrorist who is now pro-Israel was not allowed to enter Canada - but he spoke to his scheduled audience anyway, via live video link. Walid Shoebat, formerly of a village near Bethlehem and now a resident of northern California, was scheduled to speak in Vancouver yesterday against terrorism - but was turned away by Canadian immigration officials at a California airport. Organizers held the event anyway, arranging a live video...
  • I need help with my turn page paper on the collapse of communism

    04/30/2004 10:13:23 AM PDT · by johnmartineu · 381 replies · 5,673+ views
    myself | 4/30 | johnmartineu, author of the NY Times bestseller, "kittens ripped my turn page paper"
    Hi! My name is John Martineu. Im 18 and a student of Dover high School in Dover Delaware. I have been assigned a final term project. We are to do a 20 page turn paper on different subjects. I am doing one on the collapse of communism. Since you coservatives know alot about this, I was wondering if you could help me out. First Id like to know what communism is and how it is different from socialism? Second I would also like to know about why Russia collapsed. Third could you tell me why you refer to certain people...
  • How Monty Python Changed the World - Innovative troupe subject of autobiography

    12/10/2003 11:48:10 AM PST · by anymouse · 157 replies · 545+ views
    CNN ^ | Wednesday, December 10, 2003 | Todd Leopold
    <p>No matter where you look, even in some of the remotest parts of the planet, you can't avoid Monty Python.</p> <p>The Monty Python member was recently in the Himalayas making the latest in his series of travel programs. As he climbed a peak in the Annapurna group, making a steep ascent of one of the highest mountains in the world, he stopped to catch his breath.</p>
  • It's Raining Stardust (3X Increase From Six Years Ago)

    09/01/2003 9:20:40 AM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 265+ views
    Science News Magazine ^ | 8-23-2003 | Ron Cowen
    It's Raining Stardust: Spacecraft measures record amount of stellar debris Ron Cowen Intruder alert! Stardust is sneaking into our solar system at three times the rate that it was just 6 years ago. Moreover, the influx of dust could triple again by the end of 2010. DUST COLLECTOR. Artist's view of the Ulysses spacecraft, which has flown over the sun's poles. European Space Agency These findings are based on the latest measurements by the Ulysses spacecraft, launched in 1990 to become the first observatory to explore the sun's poles. Before Ulysses' tour, which takes it from Jupiter's neighborhood to far...
  • Why Administration Mod in 2004?

    06/04/2003 10:17:52 AM PDT · by upheaval · 105 replies · 1,062+ views
    <p>Wherever Administration Moderator went, he was greeted by huge, enthusiastic crowds of cheering people – people as far as the eye could see - reaching out to Administration Moderator and he reaching back at every opportunity. Administration Moderator has got the right stuff, he loved being with the FReepers and the FReepers loved being with Administration Moderator. There is a genuine connection between the Moderator and his message and the FReepers. Administration Moderator could capture the presidency in 2004!</p>
  • Phil Donahue strikes back at MSNBC (Liberals Blame Others for their failings????)

    02/27/2003 5:06:01 AM PST · by cody32127 · 21 replies · 356+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Wed, Feb. 26, 2003 | DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK - Phil Donahue struck back at MSNBC on Wednesday for his firing, suggesting the network was too quick to pull the trigger and that it might be trying to "out-fox Fox" with conservative voices. Donahue's political talk show, a distant third in the cable news ratings in his time slot, was abruptly pulled from the air after Monday's show. The show premiered last July 15. The legendary talk show host noted that "Donahue's" ratings were better than anything else in struggling MSNBC's prime-time lineup. "It took almost three years for Fox (News Channel) to overtake CNN," Donahue said...
  • ZOT! [Prime example of sleeper accounts: AM]

    02/24/2003 9:54:51 AM PST · by noninterventionist · 263 replies · 1,128+ views
    February 21, 2003
  • Musicians are piping up for peace (Clintoon there)

    02/23/2003 2:16:10 PM PST · by cody32127 · 18 replies · 250+ views
    NY daily News ^ | 02-22-03 | Ny Daily News
    Tonight's Grammy awards could turn into one long anti-war protest, judging by the parties leading up to the event. "Tell Mr. President we don't want war," Wyclef Jean told a cheering crowd during a rendition of Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry," at Friday's "Tinseltown to Gotham" party at Cipriani 42nd Street. Asked why American soldiers shouldn't oust Saddam, since they rid Wyclef's Haitian homeland of "Baby Doc" Duvalier, the singer told us: "The United States and Haiti always had a relationship." At the pre-Grammy bash thrown by designer Nicole Miller, Faith Evans boldly declared, "War is the pits. I...
  • Predictions for 2003 ("FreeRepublic.com will collapse")

    01/15/2003 11:08:17 AM PST · by Little Timmie · 101 replies · 1,630+ views
    ...Freerepublic.com will collapse under the sheer weight of the stupidity generated there daily. It will be reborn as Fascists-R-Us.com....
  • Zot

    12/06/2002 12:59:49 PM PST · by walkin in a freeper wonderland · 206 replies · 2,017+ views
  • The Bride Of Clintonstein (Be Afraid, Very Afraid)

    10/31/2002 3:07:36 PM PST · by KLT · 78 replies · 799+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 10-30-02 | Norman Liebmann
    Telling a New Yorker he's made a mistake is definitely a job for a volunteer, but as it is the place I was born and raised, I feel an obligation to tell the good folks that live there too a few things about the albatross they've hung around their collective neck. As much as any state in the Union, New York is populated by overachievers and pragmatists, not susceptible to the spiel of political con artists who show up periodically and try to pound sunshine up their asses. Suddenly they've decided to shoot crap with their state's future. The grim...
  • School for drag queens to open in Italy

    09/27/2002 6:14:32 PM PDT · by Dan from Michigan · 1 replies · 258+ views
    ananova ^ | 9-25-02
    School for drag queens to open in Italy A school has been set up in Italy to teach people how to become drag queens. Drag artist and TV presenter La Karl du Pigne will be holding her first classes in mid October. Lessons will include how to hide a beard, catwalk with high heels and speak in a higher tone of voice. The three day intensive course will cost £60, be based in Turin and open to men aged 18 to 65. "More and more people are asking me how to become drag queens, and I hope my school will...
  • It's the USA, Not the U.N.

    09/07/2002 5:07:13 AM PDT · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 80 replies · 437+ views
    newsmax.com ^ | 9/6/02 | John L. Perry
    It's the USA, Not the U.N. John L. Perry Much is made of Iraq's non-compliance with United Nations resolutions, missing the larger point: The security of the United States is threatened. That's what matters. It is not the United Nations that is responsible – legally or any other way – for the security of the United States, or of any other nation. National security is exactly what those words connote: The security of an individual nation.Security Requires Sovereignty That, in turn, is fundamentally what national sovereignty is about. In the watery eyes of globalists, who yearn for elimination of...
  • NorCal-Capitol Area Free Republic

    09/06/2002 10:59:27 PM PDT · by farmfriend · 21 replies · 320+ views
    NorCal-Capitol Area Freepers ^ | today | farmfriend
    I hope I beat comwatch with this report.What a successful meetingWe had a decent crowd though it looked like no one was going to show up because no one RSVP'd. We had 2 guest speakers, courtesy of Comwatch, that were excellent and brought issues before us that need attention. We covered the Election Challenge, the Natomas land grab, the Sawgrass Rebellion Convoy and more. Tune into our web site for details.
  • It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time!!!

    06/28/2002 10:41:29 AM PDT · by Maceman · 17 replies · 37,337+ views
    What the heck. It's Friday. It's Peanut Butter Jelly Time!!! Make sure your speakers are on.