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  • Trump/Rubio ticket? (vanity)

    02/14/2016 9:27:16 AM PST · by Signalman · 61 replies
    self | 2/14/2016 | self
    I'm beginning to think that if Trump is the nominee, there is a good chance that he may pick Rubio as his running mate. Naturally, this is just a guess on my part but I have two reasons to speculate on this: 1. While Trump liberally criticizes Cruz, Kasich and Bush, I rarely hear him lambast Rubio. And, conversely, I don't recall Rubio going after Trump. At least not nearly as much as he does some of the other candidates. 2. The Trump campaign team thinking may be that having Rubio on the ticket would draw in more Hispanic votes...
  • Rewards for Capture Skipping the Country

    02/14/2016 8:43:27 AM PST · by Mean Daddy · 12 replies
    As some of you know, my daughter's best friend was killed by a drunk driver several weeks ago. Due to a low bond, the person posted bond and is believed to have fled to Mexico although he is from the Honduras. Any thoughts as to rewards or other approaches to motivating people to turn him in for extradition? The judge that set the low bond is up for election this year and his role will be advertised. The county prosecutor pleaded with him for a higher bond.
  • Poll: Sanders tied with Clinton in Nevada

    02/14/2016 8:15:41 AM PST · by Signalman · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/13/2016 | Elliot Smilowitz
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, once down huge in Nevada, is now tied with Hillary Clinton there, according to a new poll. The Washington Free Beacon/TargetPoint Consulting poll released Friday shows the two candidates even at 45 percent each in Nevada. Nevada has seen few polls, but Clinton had been thought to be well ahead of Sanders. A December Gravis poll of the state showed Clinton leading by 23 percentage points. At times last year, Clinton led Sanders by as many as 54 points in Nevada. The new poll is the first in Nevada by the pollsters. The Free Beacon...
  • Social contract (Letter to the editor)

    02/14/2016 8:10:03 AM PST · by rey · 11 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 13 Feb 2016
    EDITOR: Despite our differing political philosophies, aren’t there some humane conditions we would all choose to see in a civilized world? Shouldn’t a person who needs work be guaranteed a living-wage job that allows the person to live modestly, independent of government assistance? Don’t all Americans deserve a roof over their heads, shelter from the elements? Why do we allow this shameful shadow world of homelessness? Isn’t it a condition of civilization that wholesome food, appropriate clothing, health care, education and retirement security be available to all citizens? Isn’t there something wrong with a system that denies these basic needs...
  • Family, Pets, Till We Meet Again

    02/14/2016 7:58:05 AM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 2/14/16 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Yard fun with family, pets and animated parakeets quoting biblical scriptures from tree perch also a short hymn, God Be With You Till We Meet Again, written by William G. Tomer.
  • The President does NOT get to pick Supreme Court justices (vanity)

    02/14/2016 5:50:45 AM PST · by Leaning Right · 13 replies
    me
    The President only gets to nominate Supreme Court justices. As we all know, the nominee only becomes a justice with the "Advice and Consent" of the Senate. The word Consent implies that the Senate is not supposed to just roll over here. The President and the Senate are equal partners in the process. Senate Republicans, are you listening?
  • "We’re Out of The Red" Dave Harman & His Orchestra vocalist George Marks (1934)

    02/13/2016 11:39:43 PM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1934 | Dave Harman and his Orchestra
    "We’re Out Of The Red" is played by Dave Harman & His Orchestra. Vocalist is George Marks.
  • Hillary weighs in on Scalia

    02/13/2016 5:26:43 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 62 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/13/16 | Hillary Clinton
    Hillary Clinton on passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: 'I did not hold Justice Scalias's views, but he was a dedicated public servant who brought energy and passion to the bench. The Republicans in the Senate and on the campaign trail who are calling for Justice Scalia's seat to remain vacant dishonor our Constitution. The Senate has a constitutional responsibility here that it cannot abdicate for partisan reasons.'
  • Watch DARPA’s new turbo mini-drone fly 45 mph in warehouse testing

    02/13/2016 1:13:35 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    washingtonpost ^ | February 13 at 8:00 AM | Dan Lamothe
    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently tested quad-copters loaded with sensors and cameras at an old hangar set up as a warehouse at Otis Air National Guard Base in Massachusetts, the agency announced Friday. The effort marked a first flight test for DARPA's Fast Lightweight Autonomy program, which is probing how to develop algorithms that could reduce the amount of human intervention needed to fly small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through a congested urban environment. The technology could be especially useful in addressing what the military sees as a shortfall. While small drones are now commercially available, it...
  • The Carolina Pander for Black Votes

    02/13/2016 11:16:33 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 7 replies
    WSJ ^ | 12 Feb 2016 | JUAN WILLIAMS
    Prof. Cornel West, who had previously called Mr. Obama the first “niggerized” president and “a person who is afraid and intimidated when it comes to putting a spotlight on white supremacy,” has endorsed Mr. Sanders and introduced him at rallies in South Carolina. “I love Brother Bernie,” Mr. West said last year. “He tells the truth about Wall Street. He really does.” About Mrs. Clinton, he said earlier this year that “the word integrity is not the first thing that comes to mind.”
  • Eric Garner Choked, and Now Berned

    02/13/2016 8:29:22 AM PST · by mystery-ak · 3 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | Feb. 13, 2016 | Victor J Massad
    On July 17, 2014 a 44 year old black man by the name of Eric Garner was choked to death by police officers who were enforcing the cigarette tax for their socialist mayor. A year and a half later, Garner’s daughter Erica is using her father’s death to promote the political campaign of a socialist running for president.
  • Is it possible the server served another purpose? (vanity)

    02/13/2016 4:11:44 AM PST · by Foundahardheadedwoman · 51 replies
    Foundahardheadedwoman ^ | 2/13/16 | Foundahardheadedwoman
    I have a question for FRiends smarter than me. Is it possible that Hillary was using her unsecured server as a way to transfer state secrets to her benefit by using the excuse that the info was stolen? After watching the Clintons for many years it seems they always have an out and is it possible that the server was that out? Remember Hillary's first excuse was that she was just not tech savvy. This has been in my mind for a while and anyone with any insight would help me. Thanks in advance.
  • When did Freepers turn so nasty? (vanity)

    02/12/2016 10:04:27 PM PST · by Optimist · 322 replies
    vanity | 2/12/2016 | Optimist
    Over the past several months, Free Republic has begun to show an ugly side of its members. Although admittedly comprised of many strong-willed, opinion-charged individuals presenting thoughtful, conservative insights into the topics of the day, this forum has begun to show a seamier side as the Trump-Cruz-Rubio-Carson 2016 Primary heated up. You all know what I mean. Many of you have either been at the giving or receiving end of EMOTIONALLY-charged attacks against various candidates or even individuals as their supporters. Herewith a few thoughts I would like to share: Passion for a candidate and buying into the campaign is...
  • The Honeymooners - Donald Trump

    02/12/2016 5:51:16 PM PST · by BeadCounter · 31 replies
    youtube ^ | Spockboy
    The Honeymooners, this is a hoot. Probably posted seeing how many hits it has but decided to try it again.
  • South Carolina Debate Will Be Another GOP Party Insider Audience Stacked Against Trump

    02/12/2016 5:50:56 PM PST · by sushiman · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/12/16 | Jim Hoft
    At the New Hampshire debate last week the House was stacked against Trump— And it showed — The Republican audience roared throughout the debate for the GOPe candidates. It was only until Donald Trump confronted the stacked audience that they began to not appear so in the tank for the establishment candidates. Donald Trump shushed Jeb Bush at GOP New Hampshire Debate.
  • St. Valentines Day Massacre. What Candidates Must Do to Win the Debate and South Carolina

    02/12/2016 4:37:14 PM PST · by MLL · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 12, 2016 | Ben Shapiro
    Tomorrow night marks the only Republican debate scheduled before the crucial South Carolina primary. Donald Trump has all the momentum going in; Senator Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)is considered a strong challenger; Senator Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)faces a steep comeback after imploding in New Hampshire; former Florida Governor Jeb Bush continues to squawk about his supposedly revivified campaign; Ohio Governor John Kasich will put in a showing in South Carolina, but has already largely conceded the primary; Ben Carson is hanging on for no apparent reason other than to grow his database. The only poll out of South Carolina following New...
  • Sig Sauer P-226 or P-229 Equinox

    02/12/2016 4:21:16 PM PST · by Hot Tabasco · 60 replies
    February 12, 2016 | Me
    I currently have a Sig Sauer P226 9mm and would like to purchase a Sig P229 Equinox .40 Ca.
  • U.S. Election Comm. Quietly Lets States Verify U.S. Citizenship

    02/12/2016 3:10:57 PM PST · by wtd · 19 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 12, 2016 | Judicial Watch
    U.S. Election Comm. Quietly Lets States Verify U.S. CitizenshipRecognizing that voter identification is not sufficient, the government agency created by Congress to oversee the administration of elections has quietly reversed itself to allow states to verify U.S. citizenship before permitting voters to register. It's a crucial issue that's left the voter ID argument in the dust considering it's been proven that identification measures aren't enough to keep illegal immigrants from voting in U.S. elections. Regardless, liberals and Democrats in Congress assert that requiring voters to provide a government-issued ID to vote discriminates against minorities because they are either too...
  • "Lost in Space" Nigerian E-Mail Scam ... Nigerian Astronaut Lost in Space Needs $3M to Get Home

    02/12/2016 2:45:28 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 63 replies
    Anorak ^ | 6th, February 2016 | Anorak
    Nigerian astronaut lost in space needs $3m to get home - could be a scam The Anorak Inbox features this plea: Nigerian Astronaut is lost in space needs $3Million to come home ... Subject: Nigerian Astronaut Wants To Come Home Dr. Bakare Tunde Astronautics Project Manager National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) Plot 555 Misau Street PMB 437 Garki, Abuja, FCT NIGERIA Dear Mr. Sir, REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE-STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL I am Dr. Bakare Tunde, the cousin of Nigerian Astronaut, Air Force Major Abacha Tunde. He was the first African in space when he made a secret flight to the...
  • Mexicans do not have respect for anything not Mexican

    02/12/2016 2:10:35 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 56 replies
    Mexican individual | 12 February 2016 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Just yesterday, I had a Mexican woman on the phone ask me if I knew Spanish. When I responded that I indeed did, and could I help her in (in fluent Spanish), she had the audacity and gall to ask me if I "...really knew Spanish." I told her in no uncertain terms in fluent Spanish that I spoke it like a native and did she want help or not. She calmed down. Such a thing is completely unprecedented. I have NEVER heard of or observed such behavior in a foreigner to a country confronting someone from that country and...
  • Teen who killed his entire family could be released

    02/12/2016 7:20:09 AM PST · by EinNYC · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 12, 2016 | Associated Press
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A judge cleared the way Thursday for a New Mexico teenager who shot and killed his parents and three younger siblings to be sentenced as a juvenile and released from state custody by the time he turns 21 after the teen’s attorneys argued he could be psychologically rehabilitated.
  • WMAL Free Speech Forum - Levin, Plante, O'Connor, Wilson - Sat. March 12 in Alexandria VA

    02/12/2016 6:56:54 AM PST · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 3 replies
    Join Brian Wilson, Larry O’Connor, Chris Plante and Mark Levin at WMAL’s Free Speech Forum Saturday, March 12th at The Birchmere! Brian, Larry, Chris and Mark live on stage discussing the latest news and politics… they’ll be taking your questions and they won’t be holding anything back! Tickets on sale Friday, February 12th at 12pm at Ticketmaster.com. http://www.ticketmaster.com/wmal-free-speech-forum-mark-levin-alexandria-virginia-03-12-2016/event/15005048C86D30F2?brand=birchmere&camefrom=cfc_birchmere_website
  • Gus Arnheim & His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra "One More Time" Victor ‎22700 (1931) Bing Crosby

    02/11/2016 7:44:22 PM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 2 replies
    Gus Arnheim & his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra performs "One More Time" on Victor ‎22700, recorded on March 2, 1931. Bing Crosby is the vocalist. The song by De Sylva, Brown, & Henderson.
  • Questions for Hillary.

    02/11/2016 4:50:22 PM PST · by Leo Carpathian · 4 replies
    self | 2/11/2016 | self
    Hillary. Four people died in Benghazi. Can we get this answered: Who ordered 2 week lie about video causing attack? Who ordered stand down of rescue efforts? Where in the world documents first released as unclassified are later classified as so secret, that they can't be shown to anyone??? Are there any answers in "unclassified" but "later classified" Emails? Yeah, vote for me! I give you speech for $600,000!
  • LIVE STREAM: Donald Trump Rally in Baton Rouge, LA - February 11, 2016 (7PM CST)

    02/11/2016 2:28:00 PM PST · by Signalman · 5 replies
    youtube ^ | 2/11/2016 | RSB
    Thursday, February 11, 2016: LIVE STREAM of the Donald Trump rally in Baton Rouge, LA at the Baton Rouge River Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM CST.
  • Anyone look at Real Clear Politics "Averages"? (VANITY)

    02/11/2016 1:49:12 PM PST · by Riflema · 16 replies
    Self | 2/11/16 | Self
    Countless News Organizations refer breathlessly to the Real Clear Politics "RCP Poll Average" as the go-to source for the big picture view of the candidates' standings. But did anyone take a look at that source and figure out how they come up with their numbers? With some trepidation, in fear of what I would find, I did. Here's today's RCP Average and the individual polls it summarizes: Poll Date Sample Trump Cruz Rubio Carson Bush Kasich Christie Fiorina Spread RCP Average 1/22 - 2/4 -- 29.5 21 17.8 7.8 4.3 4 2.5 2.5 Trump +8.5 QuinnipiacQuinnipiac 2/2 - 2/4 507...
  • Sen. Durbin: ‘I Paid $1.51 A Gallon’ – ‘We’re Missing An Opportunity’ To Hike Gas Tax

    02/11/2016 10:32:22 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 61 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | February 9, 2016 | 11:27 AM EST | Eric Scheiner
    Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says, current gas prices have gone down and the government is "missing an opportunity" to increase the gas tax. At a press conference in Chicago on Friday Durbin said, "Two weeks ago I paid $1.51 a gallon for gasoline in downstate Illinois. Clearly, the price of gasoline has gone down dramatically, as has the price of a barrel of oil -- which I think is below $30." "I think we're missing an opportunity here -- a 5-cent increase in the federal gas tax can really fund an infrastructure program that can help create new jobs in...
  • 100 years later scientists prove Einstein's theory

    02/11/2016 10:27:40 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    INN ^ | 2/11/2016, 7:22 PM | (Arutz Sheva Staff)
    It took a century, but the theory from Albert Einstein handwritten neatly on paper that is now yellowing has finally been vindicated. Israeli officials on Thursday offered a rare look at the documents where Einstein presented his ideas on gravitational waves, a display that coincided with the historic announcement that scientists had glimpsed the first direct evidence of his theory. [...] In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, international scientists announced in Washington on Thursday that they had glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. Einstein's theory states that mass warps space and time,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Beyoncé knew nothing about her Super Bowl performance being hijacked

    02/11/2016 10:22:42 AM PST · by Teotwawki · 58 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | February 11, 2016 | Shekhar Bhatia
    It was a grainy cellphone video and a picture that were seen by millions around the world. But the full story of how Beyoncé was unwittingly dragged into a political row after having her Super Bowl performance hijacked by her dancers and activists can be revealed. The star knew nothing about the decision by members of her dance troupe to join a protest by members of the Black Lives Matters organization on the pitch of the Levi's Stadium about the death of Mario Jones until the video went viral the next morning.
  • ‘It’s Complicated’: Bigamist Is Caught Out When Wife Sees His New Wedding on Facebook

    02/11/2016 9:44:52 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Metro (UK) ^ | Wednesday 3 Feb 2016 | Rob Waugh
    A bigamist should have paid more attention to his privacy settings – after he was caught out when his wife saw pictures of his new wedding on Facebook. Property developer Andrew McLeod-Baikie, 52, was seen happily smiling in the wedding snaps with his new wife Helen. First wife Susan, 51, called in police after being shocked at seeing her husband wed to another woman. Prosecutor Sian Vaughan said: ‘The first wife was informed by a friend that she had seen pictures of the wedding of the defendant and another female. ‘He informed her he had divorced her online two years...
  • Human foot found in shoe on Vancouver Island beach

    02/10/2016 7:08:17 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    The Canadian Press ^ | February 10, 2016
    The foot is the 13th to wash up on B.C.'s coastline since 2007 and 10 of those feet have been identified as belong to seven people. The coroner says that in all of the cases where feet have been identified either accident or suicide was involved. Sooke RCMP and the Coroner are investigating. It is too early to say if the situation is suspicious, police said. Disembodied feet come ashore occasionally on B.C.’s coast.
  • Twitter needs phone number? Tech help request.

    02/10/2016 6:18:30 PM PST · by Shugee · 22 replies
    February 10, 2016 | Shugee
    I have been reading Donald Trump's twitter without problems until a couple of days ago. Now, I cannot view it anymore as I am asked by Twitter to submit a phone number to pair with my account. Well, I don't have a Twitter account nor do I want one because I don't intend to tweet. I guess that makes me a lurker. Do I actually need to create an account if I only want to read DT's tweets and not post tweets? OK, here's the message that Twitter displays... Add a phone number. Enter the phone number that you would...
  • No Place Like Utopia

    02/10/2016 5:30:14 PM PST · by Cyclone59 · 6 replies
    I just watched a documentary called No Place Like Utopia. Very interesting watch. Take the time to watch it on Amazon Prime for free, it is worth it.
  • NJ TEEN INVOLVED IN 'KNOCKOUT GAME' FACEBOOK VIDEO TURNS HIMSELF IN TO POLICE

    02/10/2016 4:50:04 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 18 replies
    6ABC.COM ^ | 10 FEBRUARY 2016 | 6ABC.COM
    PATERSON, N.J. (WPVI) -- A teenager accused of throwing a vicious punch on a Paterson street corner as part of a "Knockout Game" attack made his first court appearance Wednesday, one day after turning himself in to police. The suspect, 18-year-old Kristian Gonzalez, pleaded not guilty. He surrendered around noontime Tuesday and is due back in juvenile court on February 25. His attorney asked for isolation because both he and his client have received a number of threats. The incident occurred in December on Rosa Parks Boulevard and Van Houten Street, but the brutal violence had people living in the...
  • Progressive vs liberal: which ideology is hurting us more...

    02/10/2016 3:53:49 PM PST · by DonJohnson20 · 22 replies
    Progressive oppose the wars in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq; liberals like them as long as a Democratic president is running them. Progressives oppose the war on drugs, America’s most masochistic and deadly battle since Vietnam. Liberals treat it with utter indifference. Progressives believe what people do is more important than how politely they talk about it. Progressives don't think you should have to go to grad school to have an important role in government. Progressives respect state and local government; liberals often act like they're a Republican plot. Progressives understand the importance of the devolution of power to the lowest...
  • LIVE STREAM: Donald Trump at Clemson University - February 10, 2016

    02/10/2016 3:14:24 PM PST · by Signalman · 5 replies
    youtube ^ | 2/10/2016 | RSB
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016: LIVE STREAM of the Donald Trump rally at Clemson University. The event will take place at T. Ed Garrison Arena in Pendleton, SC and is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM EST.
  • Salem Radio Line-up Shifts Hugh Hewitt to Morning Drive

    02/10/2016 12:12:45 PM PST · by Cecily · 20 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 8, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Salem Radio Network, whose parent Salem Media Group also owns Hot Air, has had perhaps the most stable national network line-up in the business — but big changes are now afoot. My friend and mentor Hugh Hewitt, who has had his national profile skyrocket during the 2016 Republican presidential primary cycle, will move from his long-ensconced position on afternoon/evening drive to mornings, giving Hugh a head start on the news cycle. Bill Bennett, who had served in two Cabinet-level positions in the Ronald Reagan administration, will move into a “host emeritus” position focusing on special interviews and in-depth analysis.
  • EXCLUSIVE: NYPD cop who retired with knee injury, $66G pension regularly runs triathlons

    02/10/2016 11:58:41 AM PST · by massmike · 28 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 02/10/2016 | GRAHAM RAYMAN, EDGAR SANDOVAL, STEPHEN REX BROWN
    Add a runner who recently competed in an Escape from Alcatraz triathlon to the rogues gallery of NYPD cops who retired on a taxpayer-funded disability pension. Rachel Niccoll, who spent 13 years on the force before retiring in 2009, receives the generous pension package that pays her $66,083 a year, plus benefits — and also regularly runs races in New York, records show. The New York City Police Pension Fund confirmed Niccoll — who worked in the 24th Precinct on the Upper West Side — received the disability pension but would not reveal the nature of her injury. Online records...
  • Cruz Mocks Fox News’ Reporting on Rubio

    02/10/2016 11:22:34 AM PST · by MLL · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 10, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    “I’m looking forward to a wall-to-wall coverage of Fox News of the impressive third-place finish, which Marco Rubio got,” Cruz said. “So, I’m sure that’s what we’ll see on every show on Fox today, the shockingly impressive third-place finish of Cruz.” Cruz went on to tout his finishes and declared himself to be the only one that could beat last night’s New Hampshire GOP primary winner Donald Trump. “Listen part of the reason – number one, we won Iowa,” he continued. “We won Iowa despite all of the predictions and we beat Donald Trump. Number two, listen, everyone said a...
  • 90-Year-Old Man Marries

    02/10/2016 10:37:59 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
    Marriage approved by all relativesA 90-year-old Saudi man married a woman nearly 40 years younger than him after receiving approval from all his family members. Sheikh Mashan bin Hazib Al Hudaibi had his wedding in the Western town of Makkah and a few hours later greetings poured through social networks by his relatives and friends, according to 'Sada' newspaper. 'My grandfather decided to marry to seek happiness and ignore all those who objected to the marriage,' his grandson Mazin Farhan said. The paper said Hudaibi's new wife is 50-years of age and that a large number of his relatives...
  • Something to Think About

    02/10/2016 7:23:23 AM PST · by beachn4fun · 33 replies
    February 10, 2016 | Me
    There's been a lot of talk about whether Cruz is considered an natural born citizen, and therefore, eligible or not to run for President. There are different interpretations and I've been contemplating this issue and I want to throw this out for discussion: If two American citizens are living in, say, Germany when their child is born; does that automatically make the child a German citizen? Or are they American citizens because their parents are? Hmm... Yet, in America, when a child of two non-citizens is born in the USofA, the child is automatically considered a citizen. So, do we...
  • Mountain Dew taste has changed? Tastes like bubblegum!

    02/10/2016 5:48:01 AM PST · by wintertime · 75 replies
    wintertime
    Have other Freepers noticed a change in the taste of diet Mountain Dew? Yesterday, I bought some at my local 7-11 and noticed the change. It was so bad that I poured it out on the grass. I went to another 7-11 and bought a new diet Mountain Dew. This one was OK. This morning I opened a bottle that I bought at our local supermarket and again that same terrible bubblegum taste! Yuck! So?...Does anyone have news on whether or not the formula has changed? If it has, then I am done with Mountain Dew. It is now too...
  • Report: Jupiter man arrested for tossing gator into Wendy’s

    02/09/2016 1:52:40 PM PST · by Gamecock · 41 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | Feb. 8, 2016
    A Jupiter man was arrested for throwing a live alligator into a Wendy’s restaurant drive-through east of Loxahatchee, according to our news partners at WPTV News Channel 5. Joshua James, 23, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, illegally killing, possessing or capturing an alligator, and second-degree larceny petit theft, according to the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office. He has not been released on bail as of Monday afternoon. WPTV reports that the incident occurred in October, but James had only been arrested recently by U.S. Marshals. Officials with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission told WPTV that James...
  • It's "DEMOCRAT", not " DEMOCRATIC"

    02/09/2016 2:06:28 PM PST · by dmzTahoe · 62 replies
    Dmztahoe
    Why do the talking heads and all the experts on television continue to get it wrong. It is the Democrat Party, not the Democratic Party. It is the Democrat candidate, not the Democratic candidate. It is the Democrat primary, not the Democratic primary. It is the Democratic voters, not the Democratic voters. Every network and every commentator states it wrong. CNN is the worst, with their teletype continually misrepresenting. All credibility is lost, their ignorance shows. Have I reached election overload this early? Or does it bother anyone else like it bothers me?
  • Ben Carson Will Be A No-Show At His New Hampshire Primary Party

    02/09/2016 12:12:37 PM PST · by MLL · 31 replies
    Brietbart ^ | February 9, 2016 | Jordan Schachtel
    Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon and Republican presidential candidate, will not attend his own New Hampshire primary party on Tuesday night. Instead, he will instead ditch the Granite State for South Carolina at some point Tuesday afternoon, his campaign revealed, according to Politico. His election-night party is scheduled to take place at the Crowne Plaza Nashua in Nashua, New Hampshire.
  • Medium-Size Asteroid Strike Could [Depending on Where It Strikes] ]Unleash a Mini Ice Age

    02/09/2016 11:59:06 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 32 replies
    space.com ^ | 02/09/2016 | Mike Wall
    Bardeen and his colleagues modeled what would happen to Earth's climate if a 0.6-mile-wide (1 kilometer) space rock plowed into one of the planet's landmasses. Such an impact would probably gouge out a crater about 9 miles (15 km) wide, throw huge amounts of dust into the atmosphere and trigger large-scale fires that lofted lots of soot into the air, provided the strike didn't occur in a desert area with little vegetation, Bardeen said. The material lofted after this hypothetical asteroid strike would stay in the atmosphere for a long time — about six years in the case of dust...
  • Latest Florida Poll

    Here is the latest poll of Florida that I was referring to in an earlier thread.
  • Trump is Awesome.(vanity)

    02/09/2016 11:28:20 AM PST · by Zeneta · 144 replies
    Me | 2/09/2015 | Zeneta
    I don't know about you or any other Freepers out there but Donald Trump is the only man that can stop the Democrat Rats that have, here to for, dominated the Media. He is the only one that can eviscerate the MSM and get more attention in the process. I love it !!!!! He gets more media coverage than Hillary !!! Freaking Awesome. The media loves him and I can't get enough of his Bravado and his ascension among their ranks. Nobody can do what Trump does. He is a winner, and America needs a winner to change our course...
  • The Tennessee Waltz

    02/09/2016 10:45:36 AM PST · by Revski · 20 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 2/9/16 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    "Tennessee Waltz" is a country music song with lyrics by Redd Stewart and music by Pee Wee King written in 1946 and first released in January 1948. The song became a multimillion seller via a 1950 recording – as "The Tennessee Waltz" – by Patti Page. As of 1974, it was the biggest selling song ever in Japan. Mandolin and singing covered by me, o7jimmy.
  • This really getting old. (Vanity)

    02/09/2016 9:15:26 AM PST · by andy1954 · 104 replies
    Most on here know by now I am supporting Marco Rubio for the Republican nominee. In the process I am finding some rather remarkable talking points that are completely useless. 1. Voting for anyone other than Trump or Cruz will cause a permanent democratic majority. This is nonsense and anyone that has participated in this process knows it. 2. Some how Cruz can over come his 'likability' issue in the U.S. Senate and even in his home state (I am a Texan) 3. That Donald Trump really is a conservative. Nonsense. He is totally unpredictable. And really could implode in...