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  • Trump blames the media for nearly all of his problems as president(barf Alert)

    08/24/2017 2:32:51 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 23rd 2017 | Amber Phillips
    President Trump stepped on stage in Phoenix on Tuesday night with something clearly eating at him. Minutes into his style rally, we learned what: It wasn't the white supremacists and the Ku Klux Klan and the neo-Nazis who threw the nation into chaos and allegedly killed a woman in Virginia last week. Or the intractable 16-year war in Afghanistan that he just announced he's revving up. It's the media. Trump spent nearly a third — if not more— of his 90-minute rally rehashing his public remarks in the wake of Charlottesville and complaining that he was widely criticized for them....
  • Turkey: Kurdish Activist Arrested for Social Media Posts on Armenian Genocide

    05/30/2017 9:20:16 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    Armenian Weekly ^ | May 30, 2017 | Uzay Bulut
    Mukaddes Alataş, a Kurdish human rights activist from Diyarbakir, was recenly arrested for “being a member of a terror organization.” Her crime? She posted about the Armenian Genocide on social media and engaged in women’s rights activism.Mukaddes Alataş Alataş was detained in her home on May 11 after a police raid and was jailed after eight days in police custody.“The reason for her detention is her activities regarding human rights, women’s rights, and her social media posts about the Armenian Genocide,” said Eren Keskin, a leading human rights lawyer and co-head of the Human Rights Association (IHD). “Mukaddes worked as...
  • Press coverage of Trump in first month of office: 88 percent ‘hostile,’ says new study

    03/02/2017 9:16:15 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 03/02/2017 | Jennifer Harper
    There was no press honeymoon for President Trump during his first month in office. A meticulous new study by the Media Research Center finds that 88 percent of the broadcast news coverage of Mr. Trump and his team was “hostile” during the first 30 days of office. The coverage was intense and plentiful. The study, which analyzed both tone and content for evening newscasts on ABC, NBC and CBS, found that the “Big Three” networks produced 16 hours of coverage on the new president and his staff. That is over half — 54 percent — of their total coverage for...
  • Post Editing

    12/02/2016 4:13:31 AM PST · by Boomer · 56 replies
    Self ^ | 12/2/2016 | Self
    I'm looking for Free Republic post editing software. I just upgraded to a new computer with the same OS and loaded the Tree Viewer and Quote maker but the post editing software that showed up before no longer does. Being able to add images or just do simple things like bold or italicize a word is huge and frankly common to all forums these days. Anyone have a link to a working post editing addon for Firefox?
  • [Vanity] How can I post an article if the title is too long to fit?

    10/24/2016 1:34:20 AM PDT · by Paul R. · 11 replies
    Self | 10/24/16 | Paul R.
    I tried to post an article about the death of Tyson Gay's daughter, and it was apparently pulled because the title of the post was only a portion of the original. Trouble is, the original title was too long to fit (way over 100 characters). What the heck? Can it only be posted as a vanity that will be largely ignored? Mods or others PLEASE advise!
  • Democrats wonder and worry: Why isn’t Clinton far ahead of Trump?

    09/10/2016 5:44:04 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 9, 2016 | Anne Gearan, Jenna Johnson and John Wagner
    NEW YORK — With Election Day less than two months away, Democrats are increasingly worried that Hillary Clinton has not built a formidable lead against Donald Trump despite his historic weaknesses as a national party candidate. Even the Democratic nominee’s advisers acknowledge that she must make changes, and quickly. Clinton leads Trump by three percentage points, having fallen from her high of nine points in August, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average. That tightening has frustrated many Clinton allies and operatives, who are astonished that she isn’t running away with this race, given Trump’s deep unpopularity and his continuing stream...
  • BREAKING: Facebook Restricting User for Posting #HILLARYSAMERICA #DINESHDSOUZA

    07/31/2016 4:45:29 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    GOT NEWS ^ | JULY 23, 2016 | BY CHARLES C. JOHNSON
    Facebook brought down the banhammer on the outreach coordinator for Dinesh D’Souza’s Hillary’s America on Saturday, two days before the Democratic National Convention begins and Hillary is finally coronated. Journalist and producer Jeremy Oliver works as an outreach coordinator for the documentary Hillary’s America and posted links encouraging other group members to watch and review the film the night it premiered. Shortly after that, Facebook imposed a “temporary restriction” on his posting permissions.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7e6gLht6OQ
  • Washington Post to DNC: Story ‘Running on A1 Tomorrow… You All Will Be Totally Fine with It’

    The tight relationship between The Washington Post and the Democratic National Committee was borne out in emails discovered in the 20,000-deep email trove from the DNC posted on WikiLeaks. In an April 26 email to Mark Paustenbach, the DNC’s deputy communications director, the paper’s White House Bureau Chief Juliet Eilperin wrote: Subject: just FYI, the story is running on A1 tomorrow Dear Mark, I think you all will be totally fine with it. Thanks again for all your help. Best, Juliet
  • The Super-Secret Confab to Stop Trump

    03/08/2016 2:38:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | March 8, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I guess there was a segment on CNN over the weekend, and a guy named Bret Stephens from the Wall Street Journal was on blaming me for the fact that Trump exists, blaming me for not taking Trump out. Now, I have a question to ask based on that. Look, does the Wall Street Journal really want to admit that it is powerless to influence thinking in this country? The Wall Street Journal's been for open borders! The Wall Street Journal editorial page has been pro-amnesty for as long as the subject has been around. They are...
  • The VA is a corrupt medical care system that must be abolished

    02/16/2016 4:39:31 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 72 replies
    self | 2/16/16 | racebannon
    on hold with the VA for almost a full hour post op complications, maybe neighbor said my wounds are warm, they are all asking me to go to ER VA finally answers. I was so angry, I told her I was waiting 55 minutes for someone to answer the phone, what is going on?? she said, "Do you need any help from me?" I said, "I am not sure, I think I might need to go to the ER." She said, "Well, then, just go." Didn't want to discuss symptoms with me at all, anything about my condition, nothing to...
  • Washington Post Drops Liberal Columnist Due to Lack of Readers

    01/04/2016 4:16:44 PM PST · by presidio9 · 49 replies
    AIM ^ | January 4, 2016 | Don Irvine
    <p>The Washington Post shocked the liberal world by firing liberal columnist Harold Meyerson—not over ideology, but because he failed to attract enough readers for the Post to justify his continued employment.</p> <p>The Post opinion section takes pride in publishing a wide range of views, including progressives Eugene Robinson, EJ Dionne, Ruth Marcus, Greg Sargent, Paul Waldman and Katrina vanden Heuvel and contributing columnists Rachel Maddow and Danielle Allen. We’ve been pleased to publish Harold’s columns for the past 13 years, but he failed to attract readers as these others have. And while our decision should never be made based only on clicks, I think it would be arrogant to entirely ignore what our readers are telling us.</p>
  • First Post-Debate Polling – NBC/Survey Monkey – Teflon Don, Trump Still Leads….

    08/09/2015 5:27:36 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8-9-15 | sundance
    NBC revealed today an NBC poll conducted by Survey Monkey. In part because the polling doesn’t lend well to the preferred media ratings narrative, NBC is bending over backward to say the poll is “not scientific“. DATA HERE The poll shows Donald Trump retaining the lead amid popular opinion, this is despite 29% of the same people polled saying Trump “lost” the debate (the highest losing margin). When asked: who won the debate? ♦ Carly Fiorina 22% ♦ Donald Trump 18% ♦ Marco Rubio 13% ♦ Ted Cruz 12% ♦ Ben Carson 8% When asked: Who Lost? ♦ Donald Trump...
  • Washington Post: Obama Thinks Netanyahu Authorized Leaks on Iran

    02/16/2015 4:09:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 30 replies
    inn ^ | 2//15/15 | Elad Benari
    Amid reports that the Obama administration is refusing to share information regarding Iran with Israel as “punishment” for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech before Congress, The Washington Post’s David Ignatius on Monday provided new details into the tensions between Jerusalem and Washington. According to Ignatius’s column, the mistrust between the Obama administration and Netanyahu has widened even further in recent days because of suspicion in the United States that the Israeli prime minister has authorized leaks of details about the U.S. nuclear talks with Iran. “The decision to reduce the exchange of sensitive information about the Iran talks was...
  • Obama to Dems: 'Get informed, not by reading the Huffington Post'

    01/31/2015 4:27:21 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/29/15 | Mike Lillis
    PHILADELPHIA – President Obama on Thursday asked wary House Democrats to hold their fire, while the administration negotiates several trade deals opposed by scores of liberal lawmakers. “Keep your powder a little dry,” he told the Democrats assembled here for an annual retreat, according to a source in the closed-door session. "Get informed," Obama also advised, "not by reading The Huffington Post." The president has long sought pacts expanding trade with both Asian and European nations, as well as trade promotion authority, known as "fast-track," from Congress. The issue has sharply divided the Democrats, as centrists tend to support the...
  • Post buys Lakeville-based MOM Brands for $1.15 billion

    01/26/2015 9:56:49 AM PST · by DakotaGator · 24 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | January 26, 2015 | Mike Hughlett
    Post Holdings will buy Lakeville-based MOM Brands for $1.15 billion, combining the nation’s third and fourth largest breakfast cereal makers. The deal, announced Monday morning, will give publicly traded Post a presence in the growing bagged cereal and hot cereal businesses, two of MOM Brands’ strongholds. Privately-owned MOM Brands, which has a big cereal plant in Northfield, is known for its Malt-O-Meal brand. The 95-year-old company has grown steadily over the past 15 years, particularly capturing share in the low-price or “value” segment of the cold cereal business.
  • How do you repeat a Freeper post?

    01/04/2015 7:54:04 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 33 replies
    Duck Duck Go ^ | 1/4/2015 | Sacra Pizza Man
    Can't see how you would repeat an already posted article on Free Republic.
  • Why Ezra Klein is an Idiot

    09/15/2014 2:29:09 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 9-15-2014 | John Ransom
    Thank God for the Wonk Book (WB) run by the Washington Post.For readers who have no idea what the Wonk Book is, it’s a blog run by some Poindexter types at the Post, who get use the amazing and changing D.C. buzzwords like “narrative,” “meme,” “optics,” and “pivot” to make themselves sound important and in-the-know. “Aren't these just buzzwords that dumb people use to sound important?” asked the Simpsons character forever to be called “Writer,” about his generation of “wonks,” known back then as “TV executives”.Yes. Yes, they are.At times the Wonk Book is insufferable, and at times it’s hilarious-...
  • Question: Why Am I Often Unable To Post In Font Size Larger Than "4"?

    08/16/2014 9:27:06 PM PDT · by lbryce · 47 replies
    I've had this problem for quite some time but have never bothered to find out why. I occasionally try to post a line or two in font sizes larger than 4, but I have found I am unable to do so. Is there any specific reason for this? Is there any way I can post in font sizes larger than "4" on a regular basis? Any help or assistance on this matter is greatly appreciated.
  • Setting the article post time? (Vanity)

    08/09/2014 6:58:56 PM PDT · by Little Pig · 8 replies
    Self | 8/9/2014 | Self
    Some years ago, when I moved overseas, someone very kindly showed me how to change a setting for the forum that allowed me to display the article post times in the overseas timezone. Now I'm back in the US, but have lost the set of instructions for changing it back. Can someone help?
  • Did the Washington Post Collaborate With Congressional Democrats to Smear the Koch Brothers?

    03/31/2014 5:45:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Power Line ^ | 3/31/14 | John Hinderaker
    So far, I have heard nothing in response to my email to Washington Post reporters Juliet Eilperin and Steven Mufson about their possible coordination with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Henry Waxman or other Democrats in writing the article about the Keystone pipeline that I critiqued here> and here. I will follow up with them in due course. In the meantime, I have written the following letter to Whitehouse and Waxman: Dear Senator Whitehouse and Congressman Waxman: On March 26, you wrote a letter to David Robertson, President of Koch Industries, about Koch’s ostensible relationship to the Keystone Pipeline. I found