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  • Attorney (John) O'Quinn killed in car wreck

    10/29/2009 10:20:10 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 57 replies · 2,785+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | October 29, 2009 | DALE LEZON
    <p>Prominent Houston attorney John O'Quinn was one of two men who died this morning when their SUV slammed into a large tree on Allen Parkway after the driver apparently lost control, police said.</p> <p>"I'm stunned. The community lost one of its biggest assets," said Rick Laminack, who worked with O'Quinn from 1987 until 2006. "He was a great lawyer who shared a lot of his wealth with people who needed help."</p>
  • New AOL Straw Poll opens up with a 74-25% M - O and 535 - 3 Electoral

    10/17/2008 11:26:35 AM PDT · by RogerWilko · 60 replies · 2,947+ views ^ | 10/17/2008 | aol
    AOL just opened up this week's poll and McCain is starting off to a CRUSHING lead! Of course, it's only an on-line poll. BUT... You have to have an account or make one, so you can't just jump on and vote like crazy! For AOL, this is BEYOND good!
  • **Vanity- request to PLEASE add keywords when you post a thread

    10/06/2008 10:16:09 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 15 replies · 977+ views
    With the deluge of threads being posted, and slated to increase greatly as the election heats up, PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE .. especially if it's a news/breaking thread ... add the appropriate keywords to your posting form. So, if someone's looking for the latest string of "Obama" or "Sarah Palin" articles, let's say, they just click on that particular keyword at the top of the page, and those articles containing the keyword will come up chronologically. Thank you! Popular keyword options at the top of the main page: ~~~~ *110th *2008 *2008polls *ayers *bailout *barackobama *biden *bo *democrat *democrats *demron *economy...
  • Sarah Palin and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

    09/03/2008 10:37:16 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 35 replies · 269+ views
    Sarah Palin and the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle There is a principle in quantum mechanics holding that increasing the accuracy of measurement of one observable quantity increases the uncertainty with which another conjugate quantity may be known. In simpler terms, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle states that you cannot make a measurement without affecting the results of the measurement. The mere fact you make the measurement influences the accuracy of the results. Some thinkers have elevated the uncertainty principle to the status of a philosophical principle, called the principle of indeterminacy. How does this principle apply to Vice-Presidential candidate Governor Sarah Palin?...
  • NY Yankees 5, Cleveland 3

    08/12/2007 3:31:32 PM PDT · by dakine · 67 replies · 1,569+ views
    Yahoo sports ^ | August 12, 2007 | By TOM WITHERS
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Talk about your pushy New Yorkers. Strutting into Jacobs Field for the weekend, the Yankees made themselves right at home. They bullied the Cleveland Indians before leaving with three wins and the same confidence that has made them champions many times before. "I feel like we're the team," Andy Pettitte said. When weren't they? Pettitte didn't have much trouble with Cleveland's lame lineup and Jason Giambi homered for the second straight day as the Yankees beat the Indians 5-3 to complete a series -- and season -- sweep on Sunday. Written off in May when they trailed...
  • Joan Jett Caught Kissing Electra

    11/21/2006 2:09:46 AM PST · by mcg2000 · 56 replies · 11,137+ views
    Rock 103 Memphis ^ | November 20, 2006 | Staff
    The former Baywatch star appeared in Jett's new music video ACDC in May and the two have reportedly been close ever since. Rocker Joan Jett and Carmen Electra were spotted indulging in a steamy kissing session after Jett's recent concert in Los Angeles. The former Baywatch star appeared in Jett's new music video ACDC in May and the two have reportedly been close ever since. A source who was backstage after the concert tells American publication Star, "They weren't even trying to hide it. They were fully kissing and going at it." "There were very physical with hugging and kissing...
  • What is a "ping" list and how does one get on it?

    08/11/2006 9:16:40 PM PDT · by silentknight · 95 replies · 2,010+ views
  • Meet Robert Pastor: Father of the North American Union

    07/26/2006 2:39:27 AM PDT · by Trupolitik · 108 replies · 10,054+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | Jul 25, 2006 | Jerome R. Corsi
    Robert Pastor intends to give away U.S. sovereignty to a newly forming North American Union exactly as he gave away the Panama Canal to Panama during Jimmy Carter’s presidency.As we are taught in grade school, George Washington is the Father of our nation. If the North American Union comes into existence as the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) asserts, then we all better get prepared for a new hero. Robert Pastor is the person most likely to be proclaimed the father of the North American Union, a designation consistent with his decades-long history of viewing U.S. national interests through the...
  • What does "Ping" mean?

    07/02/2006 7:57:20 AM PDT · by maineman · 405 replies · 15,758+ views
    I see so many people asking to be put on the 'ping list', what does that mean? I also see that you can be 'pinged' if something you are interested in is posted. Are you notified someway? Thanks
  • Hi - I'm new here and like to post random items I receive in email, please don't ZOT me.

    06/10/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by concernedcitizenusa · 95 replies · 6,860+ views
    snopes ^ | 6-10-2006 | ConcernedCitizenUSA
  • Malvo and the War Debate (ZOT!!! Why not to go off antipsychotic meds without a doctor’s guidance)

    05/29/2006 6:48:25 AM PDT · by DanPride · 80 replies · 4,217+ views
    Me | Today | Dan Pride
    I am curious why none of the media covers the most important aspect of the Malvo shootings. If you look at Newspapers on the dates when the shootings are underway you discover something I find quite interesting. The shootings begin to dominate the news the day before the debate on the Iraq war starts and they catch them the day after the declaration of war??? If you ask most people "do you remember the debate about starting the second Iraq war", they will all answer "yes of course". But if you followup with the question "name one point in the...
  • What is a FReeper? (zot)

    05/30/2006 12:41:24 PM PDT · by Uddercha0s · 183 replies · 7,024+ views
    5/30/06 | Uddercha0s
    I recently received a reply to a post that stated: "This should be beneath a "freeper". Sad." So I asked.. what is it that makes a FReeper? My reply (and I will admit was tasteless) was also questioning. It stirred controversy and was removed? Why Moderators? Can you not tell me? Did it not meet with your "FReeper" mentality? According to all posted guidelines it should be listed but no, you chose to delete it. Yes.. I'm the first one IBTZ, I'm sure you'll nick me for speaking up..
  • Just for Fun: What is Your Favorite Love Song? (Shameless Vanity)

    05/23/2006 6:10:36 PM PDT · by HungarianGypsy · 128 replies · 1,206+ views
    Thought it might be fun to get a little off the serious news stories and ask about this. You know the songs. The ones that many women love and guys just roll their eyes and pretend to like so they can make out. So, what are you favorites?
  • Am I the Only One Outraged at Telephone Taxes and Fees?

    05/13/2006 11:46:56 AM PDT · by Let's Roll · 69 replies · 1,581+ views
    5/13/06 | Let's Roll
    The taxes/"fees" on my telephone service just went up ...again. Am I the only one who finds an 80% (79.483) tax just a shade outrageous? Any links to groups fighting this extortion would be appreciated.
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...
  • Seriously, Why Don't You Trolls Try Something Original?

    01/01/2006 9:27:23 AM PST · by inquisitive · 171 replies · 7,753+ views
    Why does anybody support George w Bush as President? He is clearly the worst President I have ever seen -- a complete disaster. And before you say anything, I have been a registered Republican for 25 years.

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • ZOT! Censorship alleged

    12/17/2005 5:27:56 AM PST · by Dances With Fascists · 337 replies · 7,870+ views
    Censored News & Ideas ^ | 9/11/04 | unknown
    Lies of omission about 9/11 -- stoking fears of terrorism THEY WANT YOU TO BE AFRAID The following post was censored by shortly after it was posted on their "public" forum on 9/11/04. That forum is designed to appear as though it is a community forum open to all, but this post only received three responses before it and its replies were deleted, and a repeat posting at 4 am PST on 9/20/04 didn't stay online for 5 minutes! Someone is apparently watching closely over the content of the forums and censoring them 24/7 (though they might have...
  • Something Every Zottee Should Realize

    11/17/2005 6:15:41 AM PST · by Turkey Day · 270 replies · 7,570+ views
    <p>You people are jerks. Not likeable jerks either, but the kind folks would like to smack in the back of the head with a shovel. Think Judge Snells from Caddyshack or Neidermier from Animal House.</p> <p>I know this probably comes as a shock to you, but if you do some serious soul searching, you'll realize that I am right.</p>
  • Russian ZOT "Meta-Group" Behind 9/11?

    11/03/2005 4:55:34 PM PST · by snowback · 148 replies · 3,954+ views
    Lobster. The Journal of Parapolitics ^ | 10/29/05 | Peter Dale Scott
    Concluding Question: The Meta-Group and the United States Government It seems clear that the meta-group, with its influential connections on at least three continents, was powerful enough to effect changes, through the Russian 9/11, in Russian history. The question arises whether they could similarly effect changes in American history as well. As we have seen Russian sources claim that the U.S. Government has had access to he meta-group, for such especially sensitive projects as the assassination of Abu al Walid al-Hamadi. They claim the meta-group's involvement in a number of U.S.-sponsored regime changes in eastern Europe, from the overthrow of...
  • Bush's Fault! Banished to backlisted cliches!

    10/08/2005 8:37:32 AM PDT · by md2576 · 299 replies · 6,066+ views
    Put it here and keep it out of the threads.I don't think anyone finds it funny anymore. Someone please, add Bush's Fault to Lake Superior State University list of blacklisted words. Face the music. It's time you bite the bullet and go back to the drawing board to find something more cutting edge. No pennies for your thoughts, just better late than never because your beating a dead horse beyond the shadow of a doubt.
  • Techies, help me with blog code (Oy! Such a VANITY!!)

    08/13/2005 9:17:04 AM PDT · by BibChr · 35 replies · 512+ views
    Desperation | 8/13/2005 | Daniel J. Phillips
    This is the vainest vanity I've vanitized. My blog ( just went whack on me, out of nowhere. Look! The right side panel is on the floor! I did nothing, I changed nothing. I can't figure the code problem. Blogger hasn't answered me, readers have no idea. My guesses haven't worked! FR has the best assortment of techiegeeks I know -- and I use that as a term of respectful endearment. So I turn to you. Anyone with a clue? Please, ping your tech FRiends if you haven't one. (A clue, I mean... not a friend.)
  • VANITY: How often do you use the "Report Abuse" button?

    04/27/2005 11:27:13 AM PDT · by wallcrawlr · 139 replies · 1,749+ views
    vanity ^ | 04.27.05 | wallcrawlr
    I used it twice today...why do I feel like a "snitch"? Most times I use it, like today, its for language. Am I wasting the Mods time or what? I never expect a response from the Mod or expect what I report on to be acted upon...I use it simply as a, "Hey I saw this and maybe you should know about it" kinda tool.
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.
  • I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot.

    12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST · by hk409 · 36,177 replies · 219,508+ views
  • Hot 97 Caption/Parody Contest

    01/31/2005 7:54:09 AM PST · by GOP and the City · 15 replies · 1,445+ views
    GOP and the City | 1/28/05 | GOP and the City
    Hot 97 Parody Contest
  • (Vanity)How did I get on so many ping lists? (Vanity)

    01/29/2005 6:14:24 PM PST · by birbear · 94 replies · 1,749+ views
    My "New Posts To Me" thingy | Now | Me
    I like feeling wanted, but over the past several months I've noticed I'm getting pinged for things that I don't know (and unfortunately don't really care) about. The only ping list I remember signing up for is PJ's DUmmie FUnnies. Most of the other stuff is interesting, and it's nice to be invited into conversations, I'm just wondering if this is a common occurance with FReepers...or am I just odd? And really most of this stuff didn't start until I started with DUmmie FUnnies... or maybe that's the only time I really started noticing it. Any answers? Thanks
  • ***An Amazingly Poor Commercial: "The Villages"***

    01/26/2005 5:42:34 AM PST · by The Wizard · 87 replies · 2,164+ views
    Stardate: 0501.26
    So, I just want to share how NOT to do something with you allIn Central Florida a group is advertising a place called "The Villages" as a great place to live.....BUTThey don't tell you where it is, and when you call the number, even THEY don't know where it is.....Now imagine all the money these fools paid to the ad agency to develop the ad and campaign, the money they paid to the stations to run the ad, and the phone company to answer the calls, and yet nowhere is the location of the "Villages" known.....I don't know about anyone...
  • Pukin's Pond Pics (Part 3 of the saga of Pukin Dog's Koi Pond)

    12/30/2004 9:15:47 AM PST · by Pukin Dog · 135 replies · 2,924+ views
    Pukin Dog
    Welcome to the ongoing vanity saga of my new backyard Koi Pond. A while back, I created a frantic post after discovering that Great Blue Herons were eating my Koi, so I asked FReepers for advice. Later, after installing a "Scarecrow", an infra-red, motion detecting, water sprinkler, I created a second post describing my success in using this device to ward off the Herons and preserve my expensive fish. During that thread, some folks requested that I post some pictures of my newest pond. So, after picking up a very cheap digital camera on Ebay, I started taking pictures. I...

    10/15/2004 9:55:08 AM PDT · by deathbydemand · 571 replies · 7,808+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 10-15-2004 | Knight Ridder
    If Osama bin Laden ever buys a rap album, he'll probably start with a CD by KRS-One. The hip-hop anarchist has declared his solidarity with al-Qaida by asserting that he and other African-Americans "cheered when 9-11 happened," reports the New York Daily News.
  • Looking for help.

    08/24/2004 2:21:40 PM PDT · by kiss_of_angel_20 · 28 replies · 748+ views
    I read an old post through here about a teen that was thrown out of her house because she got pregnant.. And that she wanted to put it up for adoption. That is why I am posting today. My husband and I are 24. He is in the U.S. Army and I am a housewife. My husband and I have been trying for over 4 years to have a child of our own. We were just told we will never be able to because we both have problems.We want so badly to have a complete family. We have looked into...
  • VANITY - Please welcome my husband, new freeper

    07/12/2004 9:18:30 AM PDT · by agrace · 125 replies · 1,420+ views
    me | 7/12/04 | agrace
    Newly signed up as lightingguy, he has lurked as long as I have posted and only just now, with the bait of free Fantasy Football (w're the Stow Steelers in League 2), have I managed to get him to finally put the other foot in! Married 11 years last week, we have 3 kids and have known each other since meeting at Penn State in 86. We have travelled the journey from the left to the right pretty much in step over the years and he is truly my best friend and the one I believe intended for me by...
  • What is DU saying?

    07/06/2004 1:18:38 PM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 86 replies · 3,664+ views
    07/06/04 | self
    What is the consensus of the Edwards pick?
  • mike and gina dayton

    04/27/2004 2:36:18 PM PDT · by blondie007 · 29 replies · 337+ views
    are they divorced?
  • War Stories

    03/23/2004 1:04:22 PM PST · by Seadog Bytes · 15 replies · 251+ views
  • VOTE FOR FREE REPUBLIC (Best News & Commentary)

    12/30/2003 10:57:43 AM PST · by locopolitico · 219 replies · 983+ views
    Free Republic is up for an award in this year's "Political Dot-Comedy Awards" at It's been nominated in the "Most Entertaining Right-Wing News & Commentary" category. More importantly, Free Republic is currently losing to the Drudge Report and Right Wing News, and only narrowly beating NewsMax and WSJ's Best of the Web Today. Click here to vote.
  • This is an American First [The Capture of Saddam]

    12/14/2003 5:21:02 PM PST · by Lazamataz · 157 replies · 505+ views
    Happy Saddam Day! | By Lazamataz
    Has America ever captured the leader of a foreign country that was our enemy before? Revolutionary War: Nope. 1812 War with Canada: Nope.Spanish/American War: Nope.World War One: Nope.World War Two, Germany: Nope.World War Two, Italy: Nope.World War Two, Japan: Close, but I don't think we actually took the Emperor into custody.Vietnam War: Nope. This is an unprecedented event. Our behavior will be scrutinized. I have no doubt we will behave honorably -- it is our way -- but this is a precendent-setting event and will probably be the model for all other countries we invade, should the need arise. That...
  • Did you just hear Rush??? (vanity)

    12/11/2003 10:52:43 AM PST · by RockChucker · 236 replies · 307+ views
    He was ripping! He's better than he has ever been before!
  • Hillary Depressed

    12/10/2003 6:27:36 AM PST · by Don Munn · 7 replies · 232+ views
    Yahoo Finance Board | December 10, 2003 | Unkown
    A stock broker, on his way home from work in New York City, came to a dead halt in traffic and thought to himself, "Wow, this seems much worse than usual.He notices a police officer walking beween the lines of stopped cars, so he rolls down his window and asks, "Officer, what's the hold up?"The officer replies, "Hillary Clinton is depressed, so she stopped her motorcade and is threatening to douse herself in gasoline and set herself on fire. She says her husband is running around on her more than ever and the Democrats told her to forget about running...
  • USC No. 1 -- and plans to stay that way

    12/07/2003 11:03:50 PM PST · by bonesmccoy · 156 replies · 3,571+ views
    NCAA lug heads ^ | 12-7-03 | By Ivan Maisel
    LOS ANGELES -- Congratulations, Bud Selig, you're off the hook for the All-Star Game tie. The baseball commissioner is looking like Winston Churchill next to the six commissioners responsible for concocting a system that prevented the No. 1 team in college football from playing in the national championship game. "The polls are clear," USC coach Pete Carroll said. "There's not even a question as to who the No. 1 team in the country is." The Trojans are No. 1, but they will play in the Rose Bowl against No. 4 Michigan. No. 2 LSU and No. 3 Oklahoma will play...
  • Need Help: Pictures of Protesters comparing the Star of David to the swastika

    12/06/2003 12:40:57 PM PST · by Celtjew Libertarian · 9 replies · 689+ views
    Vanity | 12 6 2003 | Celtjew Libertarian
    I'm in a debate on another forum. If I'm anticipating correctly, I need some on-line pictures from left-wing rallies in the U.S. where protesters had signs that equated the Star of David to the swastika or carried a mock Israeli flag with a swastika in place of the Star of David.
  • Rush Calls Bush Like Nixon. Republicans cannot claim to be for small government.

    11/25/2003 9:59:43 AM PST · by Mark Felton · 280 replies · 592+ views
    Rush Live broadcast ^ | 11/25/03 | rushy
    Rush has spent the last several minutes likening Bush to Nixon. Nixon gave us OSHA and the EPA. Bush is giving us Prescription Medicine benefits for seniors. Rush says the Republican party cannot claim to be the party of smaller government. This sounds likme the OLD Rush of 10 years ago! Go Get Em Rush!
  • ESPN to Show 'Straight Eye for the Homo Guy'

    08/16/2003 6:34:40 PM PDT · by Cathryn Crawford · 82 replies · 348+ views
    Scrappleface ^ | August 16, 2003 | Scott Ott
    ESPN to Show 'Straight Eye for the Homo Guy' (2003-08-15) -- The Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) announced today that its fall lineup will include 'Straight Eye for the Homo Guy', a new show based on a similarly-named program on another network. On each episode a team of five heterosexual males will do a "makeover" on one homosexual man. Preview screenings of the pilot showed the five guys uncomfortably shuffling around the menswear section at Wal-Mart picking out trousers for a guy named Maurice, who they refused to take with them. The men get frustrated after about 30 seconds...

    12/20/2002 3:57:53 PM PST · by southernnorthcarolina · 519 replies · 3,323+ views
    vanity | December 20, 2002 | southernnorthcarolina
    Apologies for the vanity post. But I want to rant a bit.In the past few months, ping lists have proliferated to the point of annoyance. And it is especially irksome to find oneself on a list without having requested inclusion. There's a word for this: .Ponder this question, Chester: Did I ask to be on your #%&@ing ping list? No? Well, then. Draw the logical conclusion. If I wish to be on your ping list, rest assured you'll be the first to know. But while you wait with bated breath for my entreaty to be a party to your wisdom,...
  • Poll: Who's enjoying the Keywords feature as much I am?

    08/02/2002 2:44:55 PM PDT · by NC_Libertarian · 9 replies · 456+ views
    I love adding keywords!