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  • 10 More Manly Guns

    02/17/2009 3:04:12 PM PST · by dynachrome · 112 replies · 3,204+ views
    Arthurs Hall ^ | 2008 | Michael Z. Williamson
    Previously I compiled a list of the Ten Manliest Firearms. I noted that variations on the list were certainly acceptable, but still ran into a bunch of grief from non-men who were unable to read, nor to grasp that real men don't care if other real men disagree with them. Still, there are a LOT of guns out there, so I figured it was time to compile another list. You should own all of these guns before Zero takes office, and then buy more until he wets his pants and blubbers like the wuss he is. And if you don't...
  • When It Comes to Political Opinions, No One Cares About Cher’s

    02/16/2009 11:44:55 AM PST · by Zakeet · 35 replies · 1,254+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | February 16, 2009 | William Kevin Stoos
    Aging Grammy award-winning singer and Academy award-winning actress Cher recently told that “living under Republican rule almost ‘killed’ her, and she does not understand why anyone would want to be a Republican.”[sic] The multi millionaire, much married, and largely irrelevant, vacuous singer/actress, who offered this unoriginal cheap shot against Bush and his party—so vogue among Hollywood celebs—has not done so badly under Republican and Democrat administrations over the last five decades; therefore no one was certain why she offered this commentary. When asked by Stoos Views during a telephone interview why she supported Obama in the last election,...
  • Israeli Election Results: No More Appeasement Policies!

    02/13/2009 4:52:32 AM PST · by Amerisrael · 638+ views
    "Don't worry son, you'll get used to it."
  • Brave New Pedagogues

    02/11/2009 11:44:13 AM PST · by bs9021 · 1 replies · 224+ views
    Campus Report ^ | February 11, 2009 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Brave New Pedagogues by: Malcolm A. Kline, February 11, 2009 Academics pride themselves on dreaming up the cutting edge ideas that govern us. That might not be a good thing. They frequently do so without any grave concern about the evidence behind their theories or any regard for the ethical problems inherent in adopting them. Thus, the Ivory Tower is a bastion of support for embryonic stem cell research even though thus far, it has been an abysmal failure and interfering with the creative process of birth is something that you will have to explain to the creator someday. “Stanford...
  • Your recent BuzzBite Submission

    02/09/2009 7:56:17 PM PST · by mckenzie7 · 5 replies · 277+ views
    BuzzDash | 2/9/2009 | McKenzie7
    I submitted the following to BuzzDash to see if anyone else was curious to know more about out new President. Below is the question and after the question is the email I got back from BuzzDash. "Is it important to you to know how many names Pres Obama has used?" Unfortunately, we were unable to post your suggestion to BuzzDash. In selecting buzzbites for the site, we look for those most likely to reflect the interests and breadth of opinions of users in the given topic area. We also check for duplicate questions and inappropriate content to ensure the best...
  • It takes a man: I vote for Todd Palin

    02/09/2009 9:20:49 AM PST · by daylilly · 20 replies · 1,041+ views ^ | 10/3/2008 | Elizabeth Eaves
    How refreshing, then, that this presidential campaign season has given us not one but two political husbands to speculate about. First gentleman manqué Clinton is now out of the running, and we know more than we ever wanted to know about him anyway. The other is would-be second gentleman Todd Palin.
  • Corporate Tax Cuts Should Be Part of the Stimulus

    01/27/2009 1:29:40 PM PST · by pilgrim · 13 replies · 449+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 27, 2009 | Stephen J. Entin
    (snip)This week the House will be voting on a two-year, $825 billion economic stimulus package. This is on top of vast sums already being spent in the financial bailout packages. The program is immense. Will it work? The idea is to jump-start "aggregate demand," according to traditional Keynesian precepts. Milton Friedman, on the other hand, taught us that government spending and tax handouts do not stimulate demand, because every dollar doled out by government must be first taken in by taxes, borrowing or other spending cuts. The net effect on aggregate demand is zero.(snip)
  • White House puts bull's Eye on Talk Radio

    01/27/2009 6:57:13 AM PST · by Maxstake · 30 replies · 1,543+ views
    On Obama's agenda, according to his White House website, is the goal to "encourage diversity in media ownership." Obama elaborates on the site that his aim is to "encourage diversity in the ownership of broadcast media, promote the development of new media outlets for expression of diverse viewpoints, and clarify the public interest obligations of broadcasters who occupy the nation's spectrum." The plan apparently aligns with longstanding Democratic suggestions to resurrect the "Fairness Doctrine." The policy was abandoned in 1987 under President Reagan when there were 75 radio talk shows in the U.S. Reagan opposed the policy because it required...
  • FReep the New York Times (I just did!)

    01/09/2009 6:00:16 PM PST · by Libertarian4Bush · 17 replies · 807+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 1/9/2009 | Mass Mailing
    I got a solicitation in the mail to order the New York Times so I don't miss "history in the making"...
  • Luntz Poll What Americans Really Want...Really

    12/17/2008 6:31:10 AM PST · by Betty Jane · 41 replies · 1,267+ views
    Email received From Luntz Research ^ | 12/16/08 | Frank Luntz
    Here’s your chance to have your voice heard and participate in the poll that is likely to be the most talked about of 2009.We’re calling this survey “What Americans Really Want … Really” because it is the first poll to allow average people the chance to prioritize what really matters to them. This survey tackles every important area of life: keeping a job, what you want for your family and the future, defining the American Dream, maintaining quality of life. There are questions on religion, on health, on retirement. It’s going to take about nine minutes of your time –...
  • The Insider's Crusade

    11/21/2008 4:51:20 PM PST · by SumProVita · 24 replies · 597+ views
    New York Times ^ | Nov. 21, 2008 | David Brooks
    "Jan. 20, 2009, will be a historic day. Barack Obama (Columbia, Harvard Law) will take the oath of office as his wife, Michelle (Princeton, Harvard Law), looks on proudly. Nearby, his foreign policy advisers will stand beaming, including perhaps Hillary Clinton (Wellesley, Yale Law), Jim Steinberg (Harvard, Yale Law) and Susan Rice (Stanford, Oxford D. Phil.). The domestic policy team will be there, too, including Jason Furman (Harvard, Harvard Ph.D.), Austan Goolsbee (Yale, M.I.T. Ph.D.), Blair Levin (Yale, Yale Law), Peter Orszag (Princeton, London School of Economics Ph.D.) and, of course, the White House Counsel Greg Craig (Harvard, Yale Law)....
  • Who did you really vote for on Nov 4th

    11/07/2008 11:33:55 AM PST · by feedback doctor · 27 replies · 1,529+ views
    PollDaddy ^ | Novermber 7, 2008 | Poll Daddy
    Freep this poll. Who did you really pull the lever for?
  • John Ratzenberger on FOX

    11/02/2008 1:57:57 PM PST · by Unkosified · 85 replies · 4,372+ views
    Fox News
    Ratzenberger on with Neil Cavuto.
  • Europeans say Obama will bring shame on America

    10/31/2008 7:58:59 AM PDT · by iomega · 5 replies · 633+ views
    Ashamed to be an American? You will be if your vote is for Obama this November... Why Europeans want you NOT to vote for Obama: We the citizens of Europe beg you please to vote for the Republican candidate. Because we view Barack Hussein Obama to be a left-wing impostor and troublemaker and a frontman for the insidious immoral Anti-American postmodern collectivist anarchistic movement that the left, in alliance with the creative and entertainment mass media of artists, pop musicians, actors and press, have been working for forty years to bring to power...
  • World awaits US presidential poll

    10/24/2008 7:00:41 PM PDT · by americanophile · 12 replies · 476+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | October 24, 2008 | Mark Seddon
    While I heard Republican strategists say that Barak Obama's campaign could be de-railed if he took time off to fly to Hawaii to visit his sick grandmother, I felt the visit to be something of a political masterstroke for him, even if he would clearly prefer his grandmother not to be ill. Obama is putting family above politics and, what is more, he knows that the images that are already being played of him with his grandmother can only play in his favour. The Democratic party has not yet encircled Washington DC, but they are getting close. Obama and his...
  • The world wants change

    10/17/2008 10:28:11 PM PDT · by americanophile · 27 replies · 666+ views
    The Guardian ^ | October 17, 2008 | Iam Williams
    So, after eight years of Blair and Brown toadying up to Bush, 65% of Brits want Barack Obama to win the presidential election, according to the Guardian's international poll published today, and only 15% are rooting for the McCain/Palin ticket – and one suspects that some of those would be voting for the racist BNP given half a chance, not least when the numbers indicate that Obama is only supported by the 54% of the lowest socio-economic class, whose neglect by New Labour has left many of them clutching at racist straws. In every country, opinions of the US have...
  • Your Message to John McCain

    10/05/2008 1:05:57 PM PDT · by taraytarah · 71 replies · 755+ views
    Freepers are working overtime supporting Sarah Palin and attempting to motivate John McCain to follow suit as an aggressive political warrior against the Barack Obama threat to this nation. In addition to your comments on other threads, please use this thread today as a tool to post and present your requests and suggestions to the McCain/Palin campaign. Let your voice be heard in advance of the Tuesday debate!
  • RI Catholic bishop leaps into public arena [Open]

    09/04/2008 10:07:36 AM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies · 145+ views
    York Daily Record ^ | September 4, 2008 | RAY HENRY
    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The motto of Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin comes from a Bible verse reminding believers that God has given them "no cowardly spirit." And he has not been timid during three years as the most prominent religious leader in Rhode Island, the nation's most heavily Catholic state. Tobin used his edgy humor last year to publicly skewer former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who is Catholic and supports abortion rights. In the diocesan newspaper, during the Republican presidential primary, Tobin addressed the candidate by first name—"Hey Rudy"—and called his stand on abortion pathetic. Tobin recently took on U.S. immigration...
  • AOL Attacks Palin

    09/01/2008 8:08:59 AM PDT · by George - the Other · 40 replies · 122+ views
    America OnLine ^ | Friday, August 29, 2008 | Maia
    “I guess someone must have finally told Gov. Sarah Palin just what it is that the vice president does.”
  • What does Racism Mean to you? (opinion)

    08/22/2008 8:43:47 AM PDT · by onlylewis · 85 replies · 931+ views
    I am simply compiling a list of definitions for racism. Please reply to this post with what your honest opinion is. In this nation we are bombarded with constant charges of racism but no one really ever defines what racism is. Please share your comments with me. I may use them in a later post. Thanks in advance for your thoughts.