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  • Don’t Laugh at the “Man Purse”—It’s Now a $9 Billion Luxury Business

    10/13/2013 2:25:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 70 replies
    Quartz ^ | October 10, 2013 | Jason Karaian
    All is not well in the luxury world. Stalwart luxury buyers in China are cutting back, according to recent statements from Burberry and Richemont, among others. New data from research firm Euromonitor International confirms that the industry is in a bit of a slump. Global luxury sales are on track to grow by 3% this year, the slowest rate in four years. Euromonitor reckons that growth will pick up next year, though, driven by its strongest segment in recent years: accessories, specifically men’s accessories. The luxury goods industry has been “manning up” of late, says Fflur Roberts of Euromonitor. A...
  • Local mom's military handbag business is booming

    09/15/2010 9:46:17 AM PDT · by merry10 · 11 replies
    Many people wear military camouflage as a fashion statement, but not many can say they've worn the real fatigues of an American service member. Now a local business woman is giving new life to retired uniforms. Eve Baum moved to Central Pennsylvania from Canada six years ago. Armed with a degree in fashion design, she started a small handbag business from home. But she says "something" was missing. "I was doing some life searching," Baum said. "I wanted to do something with a purpose." In 2007, that purpose came in the form of a local soldier who wanted to honor...
  • The Crashers: They came, they saw, they failed

    04/15/2010 8:26:22 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 60 replies · 3,811+ views
    Michelle Malkin ^ | April 15, 2010 | Michelle Malkin
    You were ready for the Tea Party saboteurs. And boy, did they fail epically. Saul Alinsky would be ashamed. Grass-roots activists smoked out the infiltrators — and tagged them immediately. SNIP...
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW,” Live Thread – Thursday – Jan. 24, 2008

    01/24/2008 2:29:17 PM PST · by Fudd Fan · 487 replies · 122+ views
    Welcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Will we hear… Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on FreeRepublic! Call the show: 1-877-381-3811
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Wednesday, October 25, 2006

    10/25/2006 2:42:52 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 282 replies · 2,459+ views
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Tuesday, October 24, 2006

    10/24/2006 2:40:44 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 148 replies · 2,007+ views
  • DUmmie FUnnies 07-21-06 (Another Daily Kos Blogola Scandal)

    07/21/2006 6:17:14 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 96 replies · 1,661+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | July 21, 2006 | KOmmies and PJ-Comix
    Take a look at the photo of Congressperson Cynthia McKinney above. Obviously the source of that picture must be some vicious hate-filled right-wing website that dislikes the "progressive" policies of Ms Mckinney, right? Wrong. The source for that picture is none other than the Daily Kos. You read that correctly. This picture is part of an ad by McKinney's primary opponent, Hank Johnson, that is figured PROMINENTLY at the top of the list of Daily Kos advertisers. I should have had a hint of this latest Kos Blogola scandal yesterday when I did a search on the Daily Kos...
  • Chimp Virus Is Linked to H.I.V.

    05/25/2006 9:40:17 PM PDT · by neverdem · 64 replies · 2,394+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 26, 2006 | LAWRENCE K. ALTMAN
    By studying chimpanzee droppings in remote African jungles, scientists reported yesterday, they have found direct evidence of a missing link between a chimpanzee virus and the one that causes human AIDS. Scientists have long suspected that chimpanzees are the source of the human AIDS pandemic because at least one subspecies carries a simian immune deficiency virus closely related to H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS. But because the simian virus, known as S.I.V.cpz, was identified in chimpanzees in captivity, researchers could not be sure that the same simian virus existed among these apes in the wild. It does, the team...
  • Elton John Blames Catholic Church Instead of Gay Sex for Death of Gay Friends (..and why not ???)

    05/25/2006 7:59:47 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 99 replies · 3,634+ views ^ | Wednesday May 24, 2006 | Terry Vanderheyden
    LONDON, May 24, 2006 ( - British pop music star Elton John has attacked the Catholic Church and its position on condom use as a reason for the demise of 60 of his friends to the sexually-transmitted disease, AIDS. Speaking at a business awards ceremony, he said, "We don't have a medical vaccine but we have a social vaccine and it's called education." He failed to include in his so-called education platform that condoms may be a leading reason for the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Even leading health experts at the United Nations have acknowledged that condoms have an estimated 10% failure...
  • Savage Nation!!! Friday May 12, 2006

    05/12/2006 2:54:17 PM PDT · by fishtank · 95 replies · 1,774+ views
    Borders!!! Language!!! Culture!!!
  • Gay ice skaters settle hand-holding harassment case

    05/11/2006 8:37:49 PM PDT · by SmithL · 10 replies · 480+ views
    AP ^ | 5/11/6 | LISA LEFF
    Berkeley -- A company that was sued by a pair of gay skaters who alleged they were harassed for holding hands has agreed to hold monthly gay-straight skate nights, to sign an anti-discrimination pledge and to contribute $5,000 to two gay groups as part of a legal settlement. As part of the settlement announced late Wednesday, the skaters, John Manzon-Santos and Alan Lessik, also will get free admission for one year to the weekly "pairs preferred" skating sessions Berkeley Iceland plans to offer. East Bay Iceland, which owns the Berkeley rink and two others, also agreed to post placards advertising...
  • God made me transgendered

    05/11/2006 6:20:12 PM PDT · by dukeman · 112 replies · 2,616+ views ^ | 5/11/06 | Mike S. Adams
    Recently, I got the following email from Brian - a Transgendered person (hereafter with a capital “T” to reflect the superior insight of people who have had sex changes) who I assume was once named Brianna: "The fact that you are in a position to teach young people, yet espouse your bigoted views, shows what an immoral person you are. Jesus says not to judge others, yet you choose to condemn a segment of society, not for their moral value, but instead, out of your dislike for the fact that they are not close enough to your ideology to allow...
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Thursday May 11, 2006

    05/11/2006 3:00:23 PM PDT · by fishtank · 59 replies · 1,738+ views
    Dear Mr. President, Please defend our borders! Ask Congress to make English the solitary official language, and then sign the bill! Help us to maintain the distinctive American culture! Legal immigration: yes! Say "No!" to open borders, illegal aliens, globalism and the America-Mexico-Canada-NannyState!
  • Rising Syphilis Rate Linked to Gay Men

    05/10/2006 12:14:13 PM PDT · by DBeers · 62 replies · 1,526+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 9, 2006 | Jia-Rui Chong
    Syphilis rates in blacks, women and babies declined significantly between 1999 and 2004 but continued to rise overall, driven by a dramatic jump in infections among gay and bisexual men, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday. About 64% of all the new syphilis cases in 2004 were in men who had engaged in homosexual activity, according to the CDC. That group made up 5% of the syphilis cases in 1999. "Increases in gay and bisexual men are overshadowing the decreases," Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of the CDC's National Center for HIV, Sexually Transmitted Disease and Tuberculosis Prevention,...
  • Swedish Study Author Confirms - Associated Press Misrepresents Report on Homosexuality

    05/10/2006 2:13:40 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 1,000+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/10/06 | Hilary White
    STOCKHOLM, May 10, 2006 ( - A US researcher has called to task the Associated Press for misrepresenting a scientific report on homosexuality. On Tuesday, May 9, the AP ran a story saying that a group of Swedish researchers had evidence showing that the brains of lesbians "react differently to sex hormones than those of heterosexual women".These findings, AP concluded, "add weight to the idea that homosexuality has a physical basis and is not learned behaviour". A key plank of the homosexual political movement's agenda is that the condition is physical or genetic in origin and therefore cannot be changed,...
  • Transvestite Elected To Italian Parliament

    05/10/2006 2:55:28 PM PDT · by pissant · 73 replies · 8,668+ views
    NBC 30 ^ | 4/28/06 | staff
    ROME -- Italy's first transvestite member of parliament showed up for her first day of work on Friday. Vladimir Luxuria is the first transgender or transvestite to serve as a member of the Italian parliament. She was elected as a member of the communist party. A leader of Italy's gay movement for years, Luxuria has promised to use her position to fight for the rights of gays, transsexuals and unmarried couples. Her reception in the parliament was not particularly warm. Only the leader of the communist party greeted her with a kiss on both cheeks. Luxuria was born into a...
  • Michael Savage LIVE Thread!!! Wednesday May 10, 2006

    05/10/2006 2:59:48 PM PDT · by fishtank · 71 replies · 2,280+ views
    Defending the borders! Speaking the language! Lifting the culture! It's the SAVAGE NATION!!!
  • Savage NATION Live Thread!!! Tuesday May 9, 2006

    05/09/2006 2:59:51 PM PDT · by fishtank · 64 replies · 3,656+ views
    Gettin' ready!!! Just as few more minutes!!!
  • Homosexuality Is Sin

    05/04/2006 1:28:24 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 98 replies · 1,241+ views
    FR | 5/4/06
    First of all, when we look to Christian teaching on Homosexuality, we often start at the beginning in the Book of Genesis, whereby God created Adam and Eve, man and woman. When the Pharisees asked Christ whether or not it was lawful for a man to put away his wife, he answered them saying, “Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female” (see Genesis 1:27; Matthew 19:4-6) and Christ added, “What therefore God hath joined together, let no man put asunder.” Remember, Marriage isn’t simply a sexual arrangement, but homosexuality is...
  • Violinist mom charged with being US environmental terrorist

    04/01/2006 6:23:44 PM PST · by wjersey · 193 replies · 5,104+ views
    Breitbart (AFP) ^ | 4/1/2006 | Staff
    A mother that gives violin lessons will face trial in the northwestern US state of Washington on charges she was an environmental terrorist, prosecutors said. Briana Waters, 30, of the famously liberal California city of Berkeley, has pleaded innocent in a Seattle federal court that she that fire bombed a horticulture center in 2001. A US district court judge allowed Waters to remain free pending the start of her trial in June, but ordered that she turn in her passport and have her whereabouts monitored electronically. Waters was the first person charged in connection with an attack that destroyed the...