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  • Fox News New Years Special - from New York

    12/31/2013 8:34:49 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 15 replies
    Fox News Channel | 12/31/13
    OK just pointing it out. Less than a half hour now...
  • "Obama"care off the dem talking points.

    11/20/2013 5:14:29 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 11 replies
    I am listening to radio news right now, and they're saying that "Obama"care is being avoided. By dems.
  • Vanity- input on various treatments for Crohn's

    09/29/2013 2:47:59 PM PDT · by Katya · 58 replies
    09/29/13 | self
    Greetings! I know there are freepers who have knowledge and experience in just about any area of interest, so I figured we could gather some info/input from you on various treatments/ success stories for Crohn's. I did a search and various interesting articles have been posted, perhaps some of you have other useful links you could share. Over a year ago our youngest was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Not that there is ever a good time to become ill, but this has impacted her studies and immediate University plans. She has been under the care of a physician who has...
  • (vanity for temporary posting challenges) How to not post duplicates, when not sure if it posted.

    08/18/2013 12:49:51 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 31 replies
    (self) | 8/18/13 | (vanity)
    OK just posting this for now while you're not sure whether, when you receive a blank page, whether your post "took" or whether you should do it again.
  • Gingrich: Republicans have 'zero' health care ideas

    08/15/2013 7:36:39 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 83 replies
    CNN (blogs) ^ | August 14th, 2013 | Peter Hamby
    No big huge raving fan of Gingrich anymore, but when he's right he's completely on the money: Boston (CNN) – Former House Speaker and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich reprimanded his fellow Republicans in unusually harsh terms Wednesday, blaming GOP members of Congress for developing "zero" alternatives to President Obama's health care reform law. (please see link for full article)
  • Trump to Speak in Iowa: We Have to Make 'America Great Again'

    08/11/2013 10:51:44 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 August 2013 | Matthew Boyle
    Interesting. I know some of you are pretty anti-Trump, but he's got some good things to say about bringing back American jobs.
  • Jeb Bush rips (public school advocate) Matt Damon for sending his kids to private school

    08/08/2013 6:21:26 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 27 replies
    The Hill (blogs) ^ | 8/7/2013 | Jonathan Easley
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) on Wednesday criticized actor Matt Damon, a vocal public-school advocate, for sending his children to private school. Read more: Follow us: @thehill on Twitter | TheHill on Facebook
  • Possibly The Best Soldier-Dog Reunion Video Ever

    07/21/2013 9:55:48 AM PDT · by Kevin in California · 31 replies
    Tammy Bruce Live Wire ^ | 07-21-2013 | Tammy
    Dog happy to see her human companion return after a six-month absence.
  • Al Gore Should Thank Fox News

    07/19/2013 2:29:45 AM PDT · by MacMattico · 12 replies
    It's 5:10am Friday. The Fox News weather chick just announced, in a somewhat distressed voice, that we've globally had the highest average June temperature on record and the four highest average June temperatures of all time have occurred since 1998. She did get in there at the last minute that "all time" means since they started keeping track in 1880. And I'm sure the temperature taking devises all over the world were oh so technologically advanced that we can depend on those stats from 1880 on. Just what was the average June temperature in Mongolia or The Amazon in 1880?...

    06/22/2013 11:43:52 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 55 replies
    (no source) | 6/22/13 | (senseless vanity)
    OK now I've watched several posters in the last few minutes, post articles. The article titles, are in all-caps.
  • One Dead and Several Injured in Second La. Chemical Plant Explosion in Two Days

    06/15/2013 5:22:38 AM PDT · by k4gypsyrose · 45 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Friday, June 14, 2013
    AP story so no excerpt
  • Campaigners Call For Ban on "Killer Robots"

    04/28/2013 4:06:39 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | Li-mei Hoang
    Campaigners call for ban on "killer robots" LONDON (Reuters) - Machines with the ability to attack targets without any human intervention must be banned before they are developed for use on the battlefield, campaigners against "killer robots" urged on Tuesday. The weapons, which could be ready for use within the next 20 years, would breach a moral and ethical boundary that should never be crossed, said Nobel Laureate Jody Williams, of the "Campaign To Stop Killer Robots". "If war is reduced to weapons attacking without human beings in control, it is going to be civilians who are going to bear...
  • Man In Custody After Reports Of Suspicious Person Inside Visitor Center Garage

    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Visitor’s Center on Independence Mall closed for a short period of time Sunday while police investigated a suspicious man. Authorities say a man wearing a full camouflage suit inside the Visitor’s Center quickly drew the attention of police.
  • Tiger Woods Fails to Prove Himself a ‘Better Man’

    04/13/2013 11:55:14 AM PDT · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 100 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | April 13, 2013 | JP
    I’m a huge Tiger Woods fan. That’s why it pains me that he continues to do damage to his once-nearly-pristine image. Having recently reclaimed his sport’s ranking as World No. 1 – as the Euros put it – Tiger flew this week to Augusta, Georgia as the favorite to win the Masters. He acquitted himself rather well the tourney’s first two days, save for a mishap yesterday on the 15th hole. He hit an approach shot to the green that, as bad luck would have it, ricocheted off the flag pole and careened into the creek. After taking a “drop”...
  • Stop sending US jobs to China. Bring back US jobs which were exported. (Now)

    04/06/2013 9:19:14 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 23 replies
    (self) | (self)
    OK just raising the topic, lest we get too concerned with North Korea and forget about everything else. China is now the largest exporter in the world. China now makes row, after row, after row of manufactured goods which used to be made in the United States, when we have an unemployment rate closer to 5%. Our actual unemployment rate is now more line 15%. NEITHER PARTY is doing squat, about this.
  • Good to Have FR Back!

    02/21/2013 2:09:39 PM PST · by illiac · 1 replies
    self ^ | 2/21/13 | self
    Thanks Jim, for all you do. So good to have you back!
  • Good to Have FR Back!

    02/21/2013 2:09:20 PM PST · by illiac
    self ^ | 2/21/13 | self
    Tahnks Jim, for all you do. So good to have you back!
  • Katie Couric: Larry King ‘lunged’ at me during our bad date

    02/01/2013 1:50:24 PM PST · by illiac · 74 replies
    New York Post ^ | 2/1/13 | Page Six New York Post
    To the shock of America, Katie Couric admitted she shared an intimate evening with Larry King. Yes, the bespectacled, suspender wearing, grandfatherly TV-news journalist who is 23 years Couric’s senior. On last night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Couric recounted in striking detail about the Italian dinner date she went on with King 26 years ago in Washington, DC. After dinner, King drove them back to his apartment where he tried to put the moves on her. “So we sat there and what can I say, he lunged,” Couric said (to the delight/horror of everyone watching probably.)
  • Musical Leaf Whispering Hope - Fun to Watch

    01/27/2013 8:36:57 AM PST · by illiac · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | Unknown | YouTube
    Some fun for a Sunday Morning....
  • NBC/WSJ poll: NRA more popular than entertainment industry (41% for guns, 24% for entertainment)

    01/17/2013 7:02:23 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 5 replies
    NBC/WSJ ^ | 1/17/13 (?) | NBC's Mark Murray
    (just the link, not sure whether the source allows attributes)
  • ***An Email From Ben Stein***

    01/08/2013 1:38:03 PM PST · by The Wizard · 20 replies
    email | Stardate: 1301.8
    The following was written by Ben Stein and recited by him on CBS 'Sunday Morning' Commentary. My confession: I don't like getting pushed around for being a Jew, and I don't think Christians like getting pushed around for being Christians. I think people who believe in God are sick and tired of getting pushed around, period. I have no idea where the concept came from, that America is an explicitly atheist country. I can't find it in the Constitution and I don't like it being shoved down my throat... Or maybe I can put it another way: where did the...
  • Bloomberg and Feinstein. Just saying.

    12/22/2012 8:07:49 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 18 replies
    Face it, there are some very prominent Jews running (way, way) out front for gun control.
  • Bring back US jobs. (vanity)

    12/21/2012 7:14:30 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 19 replies
    Just to mention this: Today our unemployment rate increased yet again.
  • Who Were the Beatniks? (Vanity)

    11/25/2012 2:47:21 PM PST · by DustyMoment · 124 replies
    Various | Various | Various
    A lot of FReepers tend to blame Baby Bomers for the ills of the world. The fact is that the Baby Boomers didn't originate a lot of the counter-culture activities of the 60s, they learned them from the Beatniks. So, to help clarify where the Hippies came from, you have to know and understand who the Beatniks were. Here is their story: Beatnik History Imagine it is the year 1959. You are seated at a table with a bottle of cheap red wine, a cigarette glows red in the ashtray. The place; a smoky, dimly lit, seedy, little bar in...
  • Bring back US jobs. From China and from elsewhere. Now.

    11/11/2012 8:40:25 AM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 88 replies
    (vanity) | 11/11/12 | (vanity)
    We are currently caught in a national debate which in my opinion misses the very (most) important aspect. We are currently debating between conservatives, and liberals. Conservatives are determined to maximise profits. Liberals are determined to maximise unions. Both of those are wrong goals. What we need as a nation, are maximum profits which benefit America. America is what is not looked at. America.
  • Buy American (simple vanity)

    11/09/2012 6:41:02 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 78 replies
    (vanity) | November 9th, 20122 | (self)
    OK I'll go ahead and start this vanity, because I think it's a topic whose time has come: We spent billions more last year than we took in. Billions. On all sorts of junk. Every country in the world is building factories, selling their stuff to us. China in particular, is selling us all sorts of junk. It is time for us to sell, not buy. Just saying. Sell stuff. Sell stuff made here. Thanks for listening. :)
  • The Gertz File: Chinese Anti-Satellite Missile Tests

    10/20/2012 11:31:09 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 4 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 20, 2012 5:00 am | Bill Gertz
    (link to video)
  • OK that was pretty stupid. When is the next debate?

    10/17/2012 5:43:44 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 48 replies
    I mean what are we wasting our breath about? A biased debate "moderator", holds a meaningless debate. Blah blah blah.
  • Do black people support Obama because he's black?

    10/13/2012 2:12:59 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 61 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sat Oct 13th 2012 | By JESSE WASHINGTON
    Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the form of blind loyalty to President Barack Obama. (please link to full article)
  • Vote for Romney / Ryan. It is important.

    10/08/2012 6:56:32 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 24 replies
    10/8/12 | (vanity)
    Just a polite reminder: This is an extremely tight race. Every single vote will count. Vote for Romney / Ryan.
  • Rise in Medicare Rates - True or False?

    09/28/2012 3:22:47 PM PDT · by yetidog · 21 replies
    Septemeber 28, 2012 | Vanity
    Received this email and if true, needs to be forwarded to everyone you know.
  • Daily Swing State Tracking Poll (Swing State Daily Tracking: Romney 47%, Obama 46%)

    09/19/2012 5:37:41 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 14 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | Tuesday September 18, 2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    In the 11 swing states, Mitt Romney earns 47% of the vote and the president is supported by 46%. Three percent (3%) are not sure, and four percent (4%) are undecided. In 2008, Obama won these states by a combined margin of 53% to 46%, virtually identical to his national margin. (see link for full article)
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (Strong +2, and now tied Electoral Votes)

    09/18/2012 7:03:25 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 40 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | September 18th 2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 47% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns 45% of the vote. Four percent (4%) prefer some other candidate, and three percent (3%) are undecided. See daily tracking history. (please see link for full details)
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (Romney continues to lead, up 2 today)

    09/17/2012 6:44:05 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 31 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | September 17th 2012 | Rasmussen Reports
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 47% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns 45% of the vote. Four percent (4%) prefer some other candidate, and four percent (4%) are undecided. See daily tracking history. (please follow link for full story)
  • Romney rips Obama on China

    09/15/2012 6:59:58 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 1 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 15, 2012 | By David Eldridge
    Mitt Romney in his weekly podcast address on Saturday ripped President Obama for “driving jobs overseas. Read more: Romney rips Obama on China - Washington Times Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
  • Romney warns of looming defense cuts (Demands Obama give specifics on sequesters)

    09/10/2012 6:43:09 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 10, 2012 | By Seth McLaughlin
    MANSFIELD, Ohio — Seeking to regain the offense in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney on Monday said President Obama is to blame for the automatic defense-spending cuts looming at the beginning of next year and that those reductions will devastate communities in Ohio and other key political states. Read more: Romney warns of looming defense cuts - Washington Times Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter
  • Weather Channel - Possible levy breach, 12 feet(?) of water in houses - No other details

    08/29/2012 2:25:21 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 37 replies
    Me/Weather Channel | 8/29/12 | GeorgiaDawg32
    Guy on the phone said this damage is equal to or greater than Katrina. Stationary system, New Orleans getting clobbered. Rescues underway for people who "didn't have the time to get out".
  • Breakthrough: Electronic Circuits That Are Integrated With Your Skin

    08/19/2012 2:02:39 PM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 19 replies ^ | August 19, 2012 | Robert Gonzalez
    A team of engineers today announced a discovery that could change the world of electronics forever. Called an "epidermal electronic system" (EES), it's basically an electronic circuit mounted on your skin, designed to stretch, flex, and twist — and to take input from the movements of your body. EES is a leap forward for wearable technologies, and has potential applications ranging from medical diagnostics to video game control and accelerated wound-healing. Engineers John Rogers and Todd Coleman, who worked on the discovery, tell io9 it's a huge step towards erasing the divide that separates machine and human. Coleman and Rogers...
  • What Really Died at Auschwitz?

    07/27/2012 11:04:33 AM PDT · by betty boop · 40 replies
    Unidentified Spanish newspaper | January 15 2011 | Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez
    Here's an interesting viewpoint. The following is a copy of an article written by Spanish writer Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez and published in a Spanish newspaper on Jan. 15 2011. It doesn't take much imagination to extrapolate the message to the rest of Europe — and possibly to the rest of the world. "EUROPEAN LIFE DIED IN AUSCHWITZ" By Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez I walked down the street in Barcelona and suddenly discovered a terrible truth — Europe died in Auschwitz ... We killed six million Jews and replaced them with 20 million Muslims. In Auschwitz we burned a culture, thought, creativity,...
  • Football is a U.S. Religion!

    07/23/2012 11:08:31 AM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 28 replies
    Email Subscription From Dr. Boys | July 21, 2012 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    In 1982. famous sports announcer Howard Cosell breathlessly said in his own inimitable way, "The Cowboys are more than a football team in Dallas; they are a religion." He went on to say, "Look at the loyalty of those people! Look at the signs they have made. Truly, the Cowboys are a religion in Dallas." Cosell was only confirming what Dr. Alan Goldberg of the University of Connecticut said: "Sports [is] like a religion." This is obvious to anyone when even enthusiastic, evangelistic and evangelical religious leaders change their church schedules for athletic purposes! Houston's First Baptist Church announced in...
  • Gov. Christie says N.J. has enough gun laws, smacks down 'grandstanding'

    07/24/2012 8:19:55 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 2 replies
    Statehouse Bureau, ^ | Monday, July 23 | Jenna Portnoy
    TRENTON — In the wake of the shooting massacre in Aurora, Colo., Gov. Chris Christie today said New Jersey's gun laws are sufficient, but took a veiled swipe at Democrats who called for stronger controls...
  • Total Collapse Cannot Happen in America!

    06/30/2012 8:17:06 PM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 69 replies
    Email Subscription From Dr. Boys | June 30, 2012 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    “Total collapse can’t happen in America because I don’t want it to. Plus, it has never happened before so it can’t happen. I feel warm and fuzzy about our future.” That is called, the “normalcy bias” and will end up killing many Americans when financial depression and inflation take control. When hyperinflation smacked Germany in the 1920s, Germans carried a bag full of German marks to purchase a loaf of bread. One family took a wheel barrow full of money to the grocery store for their weekly supplies but could not get the wheel barrow through the door. Leaving the...
  • America’s Future: Instability, Insecurity, Inflation, and Insurrection?

    06/23/2012 3:27:40 PM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 15 replies
    Email Subscription from Dr. Boys | June 23, 2012 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    Is America about to hit an iceberg, or to change metaphors in midstream, are we about to experience a train wreck unlike any other? Economic disaster is dead ahead and we are racing toward it at an incredible speed. Elected officials, of both parties, are reckless, hopeless, irresponsible, and criminal. The financial abyss is too wide to jump but stupid politicians will try to make it with two jumps! The really dumb ones will try three jumps! Nobel Prize winning economist Robert Mundell declared, “We’ve never been in this unstable position in the entire currency history of 3,000 years.” And...
  • Secret mission accomplished: America's mysterious space plane to land after a YEAR in orbit

    06/05/2012 8:54:04 PM PDT · by svcw · 10 replies
    MailOnline, ^ | 4 June 2012 | Rob Waugh
    The U.S Air Force’s highly secret unmanned space plane will land in June - ending a year-long mission in orbit. --- Full headline: Secret mission accomplished: America's mysterious space plane to land after a YEAR in orbit - and no one knows what it did up there
  • I need some recommendations for summer movies for my sweetie and I.

    05/31/2012 10:21:51 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 93 replies
    31 May 2012 | US Navy Vet
  • WaPo slammed for Romney "hit piece"

    05/12/2012 7:57:28 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 8 replies
    Matt Lewis at "A question emerges in reading the Washington Post piece on Mitt Romney today: How can Romney's old pal Stu White tell the Washington Post that he has 'long been bothered by the Lauber incident' - and then later admit to ABC News that he was 'not present for the prank' and 'was not aware of it until this year when he was contacted by the Washington Post'?" More questions about the story have been raised at This morning, WMAL's morning show came to the conclusion that the article about the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee bullying...

    05/09/2012 4:58:43 PM PDT · by GoldenEagles · 375 replies
    May 6, 2012 | GoldenEagles
    VOTING FOR ROMNEY IS TO VOTE FOR THE DEATH OF AMERICAAllowing homosexuals to serve openly and proudly in the U.S. Military is the single worst thing that has ever happened in American history. That infamous act of the U.S. Congress and the U.S. President, has cut America off from any further access to the resources of Divine Providence. You want to be like other nations? Now you will get the chance. Romney supported this infamy, and if elected, Romney will block any attempt to reverse it. Therefore, a vote for Romney is a vote to seal this infamy into the...
  • New Bill Would Allow Government To Strip Citizenship Without Conviction

    01/13/2012 3:55:51 PM PST · by grundle · 56 replies ^ | January 6, 2012 | Stephen D. Foster Jr.
    Full title: New Bill Known As Enemy Expatriation Act Would Allow Government To Strip Citizenship Without Conviction First, Congress considered the National Defense Authorization Act, sections of which gave the President the authority to use the military to arrest and indefinitely detain Americans without trial or charge. The language was revised because of strong condemnation from the American people. But now a new bill has emerged that poses yet another threat to the American citizenry. Congress is considering HR 3166 and S. 1698 also known as the Enemy Expatriation Act, sponsored by Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Charles Dent (R-PA). This...
  • Eccentric Duchess of Alba marries her toyboy

    10/06/2011 5:10:02 AM PDT · by AnAmericanAbroad · 41 replies
    The Sun (UK) ^ | October 06, 2011 | Dan Sales
    Eccentric 85-year-old billionaire the Duchess of Alba — the world's most titled woman — married her toyboy yesterday in Spain's "wedding of the century". Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, famous for her frizzy blonde hair, wed civil servant Alfonso Diez, 60, in front of 38 guests at her £3billion palace.
  • We're missing what's going on in Europe

    09/15/2011 3:20:36 PM PDT · by PieterCasparzen · 21 replies
    Vanity | 9/15/2011 | Self
    We're missing the story of what's going on in Europe. Timmy Geithner is making trips over there. European banks are collapsing. The U.S. government is getting involved in helping European banks and central banks. This is where the Fed is used completely unconstitutionally. The Fed is audited. But this activity with other central banks is not known in detail until long after the fact. That means the U.S. government is throwing money around without Congressional approval. This is government overstepping it's bounds. That's why the Fed was set up as being outside the strict definition what constitutes the U.S. government,...