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  • 'Spank her a**' coaching tactics spark outrage

    01/13/2012 5:21:49 PM PST · by WesternCulture · 25 replies
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 01/13/2012 | The Local/rm
    An athletic club in southern Sweden has come under fire for a coach's use of sexually suggestive materials known as "Hot babes of the defence" to aid the training of a team of 14-year-old boys. The controversial materials employ defence strategies referred to as Petra, Jennifer and Sofia, and were devised by the coach to show the players on a boy's floorball team within the Engelholms FBC athletic club how to play in various circumstances. The strategies go under the name Hot babes on defence (Snygga brudar i frsvaret), according to reporters at the publication Feministiskt Perspektiv (FP), who have...
  • Reservoir drained due to urine

    06/17/2011 9:00:48 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 52 replies
    upi ^ | June 16, 2011
    PORTLAND, Ore.- The head of the Portland Water Bureau said he decided to drain 7.8 million gallons of drinking water from an Oregon reservoir after a man urinated in it. David Shaff, administrator of the bureau, said he decided to have the water drained after security cameras recorded a 21-year-old man, Joshua Seater of Molalla, urinating Wednesday into the Mount Tabor reservoir, which supplies drinking water to much of Portland, Portland cable news network NWCN reported Thursday. "I had a pleasant buzz and I should have known better," NWCN quoted Seater as saying. "It was a split second thing and...
  • Osama bin Laden dead: Blackout during raid on bin Laden compound

    05/04/2011 4:01:08 PM PDT · by Sprite518 · 278 replies
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk ^ | By Steven Swinford 10:25PM BST 04 May 2011
    The head of the CIA admitted yesterday that there was no live video footage of the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound as further doubts emerged about the US version of events.
  • Mystery Crop Damage Threatens Hundreds Of Acres

    06/02/2010 7:02:32 AM PDT · by CloudsofFlight · 30 replies · 1,148+ views
    wreg.com ^ | 6-1-10 | Shaun Chaiyabhat
    (Memphis 6/1/2010) A mystery is unfolding across MidSouth farms. Something is killing crops, trees, even weeds and nobody can explain why. Farmers are scratching their heads and some are worried their crops may be lost to the mysterious plague. It's happening along a large swath of land near the Shelby and Tipton county border along Herring Hill Road and elsewhere near the Mississippi River bottoms. Tiny dots appear to have burned onto leaves of all types of plants, and they appear different depending on the plant. On corn stalks, the dots seem to turn white in the center. On other...
  • VANITY -

    04/06/2010 8:11:35 AM PDT · by jrg · 5 replies · 365+ views
    The Guidelines | Shawn Dodds
    Political Correctness Guidelines for a Politically Correct, Harassment-Free Workplace
  • Guardians of the unborn[Netherlands][Forced contraception for 'unfit' mothers]

    11/05/2008 9:37:48 AM PST · by BGHater · 10 replies · 756+ views
    Guardian ^ | 04 Nov 2008 | Khaled Diab
    The Dutch parliament is considering whether protecting unborn children should supersede the rights of parents to procreate Women in the Netherlands who are deemed by the state to be unfit mothers should be sentenced to take contraception for a prescribed period of two years, according to a draft bill before the Dutch parliament.The proposed legislation would further punish parents who defied it by taking away their newborn infant. "It targets people who have been the subject of judicial intervention because of their bad parenting," explained the author of the bill Marjo Van Dijken of the socialist PvDA. "If someone refuses...
  • At GOP convention, Bush Nephew Appeals to Younger Voters, Hispanics

    06/28/2007 8:16:34 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 56 replies · 1,238+ views
    CNN ^ | 06/28/2007 | EagleUSA
    PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- On the same night George W. Bush formally accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his nephew, George P. Bush, delivered his own prime-time convention address -- peppered with Spanish -- about the party's new message of "compassionate conservatism." "He is a good man," the younger Bush said of his uncle to the cheering GOP convention crowd at the Comcast First Union Center. "I am proud of the governor he has been, determined to do what is right and fearlessly inclusive." Bush, the son of Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his Mexican-born wife Columba, is the youth chairman of...
  • Freep at Olney, MD June 2, 2007.

    06/13/2007 3:36:52 PM PDT · by R.T. Delta · 4 replies · 189+ views
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  • The inside of old Toshiba COCOM Affair (Troll reads a book)

    05/19/2006 3:10:52 AM PDT · by skanamaru · 159 replies · 2,220+ views
    In Mar 2006 I read Japanese book "ƒXƒNƒŠƒ…[‰¹‚ªÁ‚¦‚½ “ŒŽÅŽ–Œ‚ƕďî•ñHì‚̐^‘Š" (in English, "The truth of Toshiba COCOM affair and American information manipulation : The noize of Soviet's submarine was gone.") (1993) by Japanese journalist Mikio Haruna t–¼Š²’j or Washington DC Cheif ƒƒVƒ“ƒgƒ“Žs‹Ç’·, Kyodo News ‹¤“¯’ʐMŽÐ and, soon, I suspect Toshiba Corp killed US Commerce secretary Malcolm Baldrige as Mind-control Terrorism. Nextly, I read 2 other Japanese books, 2ndly, "ƒhƒLƒ…ƒƒ“ƒg“ŒŽÅ‚̔ߌ€ ŽŸ‚É‘_‚í‚ê‚é‚Ì‚Í‚Ç‚±‚©" (in English, "The tragedy of Toshiba Corp as a documentary : Who is next target of America ?") (Dec 10, 1987) by Japanese Eiji Oshita ‘剺‰pŽ¡ and 3rdly, "“ŒŽÅŽ–Œ‚̐^‘Š" (in English,...
  • What the Democrats have to do to win back the American middle class.

    05/09/2006 8:19:21 PM PDT · by thebaron512 · 44 replies · 855+ views
    The Third Way Middle-class Project The Politics of Opportunity The Case for a New Middle-Class Economic Message A Third Way Message Memo by Anne Kim, Director of the Middle-Class Project and Jim Kessler, Vice President for Policy With Bernard Schwartz and Adam Solomon, Third Way Trustees Introduction For at least the past decade, public opinion polls have given progressives consistent and even commanding leads over conservatives on the economy. But its a different story at the ballot box, where progressives have faced resounding defeats among those with between $30,000 and $75,000 in household incomeespecially white voters. Why have progressives persistently...
  • Top 10 April Fools' Pranks to Play at Work

    03/31/2006 10:17:18 AM PST · by Nachum · 81 replies · 16,227+ views
    Careerbuilder.com ^ | March 31, 2006 | By Kate Lorenz, CareerBuilder.com Editor
    Time to dust off the whoopee cushions and hand buzzers. April Fools' Day is here and there's no better place for wisecracks and shenanigans than at work. In its annual April Fools' Day survey, CareerBuilder.com found 33 percent of workers have played a practical joke on a co-worker and 17 percent are planning office tricks for this year's holiday. Although it might be thrilling to finally one-up the office funnyman, pranks also help beat something that's no laughing matter: workplace stress. More than half of workers reported working under stress in another CareerBuilder.com survey. Stress and worry on the job...
  • Mind Your p's and q' What does it mean? FR Saturday Debate

    03/25/2006 9:34:36 PM PST · by BJungNan · 15 replies · 2,464+ views
    Nautical today ^ | March 25, 2004 | BJungNan
    OK, It is Saturday night and anyone on the computer does not have a life anyway...and I rightly posted this under vanitywhatever, so here goes. In another thread the question was asked, What does it mean when someone says, "Mind your P's and Q's? So far we have two answers 1) Ale used to be ordered in either pints or quarts and you needed to be careful which you were given. That's the explanation that I've heard. 2) My understanding is that it refers to typesetters. Its easy to confuse a small case p or q when you're setting type...
  • Overreaching ... 11-01-05 ... the political tide in DC began to turn.

    11/01/2005 7:41:34 PM PST · by InvisibleChurch · 47 replies · 2,664+ views
    www.mullings.com ^ | Wednesday November 2, 2005
    * Yesterday Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid demanded that the Senate go into closed session to demand a report to follow up on a 2004 Senate Intelligence Committee investigation on what the CIA knew or didn't know in the run-up to the Iraq war. * Invoking Senate Rule 21 he forced a closed session of the US Senate to "demand, on behalf of the American people why these investigations aren't being conducted." * For the record Rule 21 reads: On a motion made and seconded to close the doors of the Senate, on the discussion of any business which may,...
  • Article 32 hearing on hold for GI [SGT Alberto Martinez] accused of killing officers in Iraq

    09/20/2005 3:00:20 AM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 8 replies · 506+ views
    Stars and Stripes ^ | September 19, 2005 | Joseph Giordono
    The Article 32 hearing for a soldier accused of killing two of his superior officers on a U.S. base near Tikrit has been delayed, officials said this weekend. Staff Sgt. Alberto B. Martinez, formerly of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division (Mechanized), was to appear in a military courtroom Monday. But the hearing was delayed indefinitely at the request of his defense lawyers. A new date for the hearing has not been determined, according to a military release. Martinez faces two counts of premeditated murder in the June 7 killings of Capt. Phillip T. Esposito and 1st Lt. Louis...
  • Terrible Flight Experiences (Vanity)

    09/16/2005 12:56:14 PM PDT · by Maximus of Texas · 99 replies · 4,139+ views
    On the flight home this morning, I was unfortunate enough to have a bleeder sit next to me. By bleeder, I mean he was invading my space because he was large and his body was spilling over into my seat. I've seen worse cases than what I had today but let's hear your experiences.
  • P Diddy shortens name to Diddy

    08/17/2005 8:40:38 AM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 54 replies · 911+ views
    newindpress.com ^ | 8-17-05 | IANS
    LOS ANGELES: Rap star Sean 'P. Diddy Combs has unveiled his new stage name - a short and simple Diddy. According to the Internet Movie Database, he had first changed his name from Puff Daddy and Puffy before adopting the name P. Diddy in 2001. He told MTV News, "It's five letters, one word. The name is changed. We made it simpler. We removed the P. The P was getting in between us. We're entering the age of Diddy. "A lot of my peeps in music been calling me Diddy, so it's not a drastic change for them. But people...
  • Whoo-Hoo! I did it. I accomplished a major goal in my life.

    05/05/2005 11:46:06 AM PDT · by Rodney King · 62 replies · 1,604+ views
    Free Republic Post ^ | today | Rodney King
    I did it!!! For years I have been tying to post an article during normal freeping hours that nobody would comment on for over an hour. It is quite a challenge really. FR has a wide range of interests, and if an article is too weird, then people will comment on its weirdness. Anyway, every few weeks I have been trying to find an article just so totally boring that there would be no reason for anyone to comment on it, and at the same time not be too weird as to merit a comment based on its weirdness. I...
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    02/08/2005 2:00:09 PM PST · by coffee260 · 227 replies · 9,308+ views
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  • How Much Is That Doggie? / THEY CALL IT PUPPY LOVE

    12/18/2004 5:57:03 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 13 replies · 954+ views
    Spectator ^ | 12/17/2004 12:01:59 AM | Replies to Ben Stein
    Thanks to Ben Stein for his warm appreciation of rescue dogs. I have three rescue dogs at the moment and have had others in the past. They are the most beautiful, loving companions. I have two pure-bred Japanese Chin who were breeders in a puppy mill and basically spent their previous lives in a cage before they were rescued at auction by a rescue society. They are gorgeous show-quality girls and the happiest, most fun-loving little dogs I have ever met. My other dog is a glorious Pekingese who was found wandering the streets of a major city and was...
  • Bush Holds Slight Lead in Electoral Votes (online vote)

    07/24/2004 7:49:25 PM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 24 replies · 1,511+ views
    AP ^ | July 24
    Bush Holds Slight Lead in Electoral Votes By RON FOURNIER, AP Updated: 09:42 PM EDT BOSTON (July 24) - John Kerry narrowly trails President Bush in the battle for the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, as he makes his case at the Democratic National Convention this week to topple the Republican incumbent. With three months remaining in a volatile campaign, Kerry has 14 states and the District of Columbia in his column for 193 electoral votes. Bush has 25 states for 217 votes, according to an Associated Press analysis of state polls as well as interviews...
  • Police, working with retailers, cracking down on meth production

    03/15/2004 7:46:24 AM PST · by chance33_98 · 2 replies · 117+ views
    Police, working with retailers, cracking down on meth production March 12 - Wichita police are increasingly catching suspected meth makers before they mix any chemicals. Some of the biggest help comes from retailers. "By making [retailers] aware of these products, we're able to catch these people before we get to the lab stage," said Lt. Alan Prince, Wichita Special Investigation Bureau. If a manager suspects a customer is buying too much of the wrong items, they call the cops. It is a proven relationship. "Well, just within the last 24 hours we've had three arrests," said Prince. Lt. Prince...
  • 2 Wall St. Firings Said to Be Linked to Harassment

    03/07/2003 6:59:03 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 13 replies · 1,000+ views
    new york times ^ | 3.7.03 | PATRICK McGEEHAN
    J. P. Morgan Chase has dismissed two investment bankers, one of whom was a managing director, after a fellow banker complained that they had sexually accosted a woman who worked with them, current and former employees at the company said this week. The two bankers who were dismissed, Palden Gyuimed Namgyal and Norman Gretzinger, made unwanted and inappropriate advances toward the woman in a bar, these people said. When the woman, a less-senior investment banker at J. P. Morgan, protested, another high-ranking investment banker who was there intervened, they said. He later reported the incident to the firm's personnel department,...
  • Since I haven't contributed

    09/11/2002 10:35:40 AM PDT · by 2timothy3.16 · 627 replies · 3,315+ views
    9-11-2002 | self
    Since I am approaching my one year anniversary of being a "freeper" and since I have never contributed a dime to FR, jim or the republican party, I am going to beat the powers to be at FR and voluntarily leave, rather than have them come up with one of the cock and bull stories to ban me. Been fun,Bye
  • HONEST POLITICIANS

    07/12/2002 9:36:37 AM PDT · by LandofLincoln · 5 replies · 533+ views
    Show me a honest politician and I will show you someone who has never won an election.