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  • Notes on the Institution of Marriage

    05/19/2014 6:49:09 AM PDT · by Nelson Hultberg · 7 replies
    Americans for a Free Republic ^ | May 19, 2014 | Nelson Hultberg
    In today’s rapidly disintegrating, “do-your-own-thing” culture, our pundits, professors, and judges are in desperate need of some powerful doses of rationality. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the conflict over the institution of marriage and what its definition is to be. What follows are several insights that hopefully will clear up some egregiously warped notions being bandied about by America’s “intelligentsia.” In a free and ordered society (which is what those of us on the political right maintain as the ideal) the defining of marriage cannot be left up to individual whim. It must be defined by the predominant...
  • CIRCLE THE CAT

    SEE IF YOU CAN SOLVE THIS PUZZLE. The object is to: ENCLOSE THE CAT with DARK circles all around it. -BEFORE- it sneaks OUT of the Puzzle.
  • So, I'm a Millennial and a leftist. Zot away (Froggy Mod says "Adieu")

    02/24/2014 3:17:38 PM PST · by Millennial Lefty · 286 replies
    So, I lurk on Free Republic quite a bit. Usually it's to read some of the outrageous comments some post here and some of it is to see what your opinions are on certain articles that also get posted elsewhere. So, a little bit about myself. I'm in my 20s and of Hispanic origin. I was born in New York but moved to Florida when I was three years old. I'm what you guys would consider a "socialist". I don't consider myself a socialist, I'm a supporter of the free market economy except I favor strong government regulations. While on...
  • The Killing of Kennedy

    01/20/2014 1:40:53 PM PST · by Nelson Hultberg · 39 replies
    Americans for a Free Republic ^ | January 20, 2014 | Nelson Hultberg
    With the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination this past November, I began revisiting the various conspiracy theories that have appeared over the years. I never put any stock in the Warren Commission and the establishment verdict of “Oswald as lone killer.” But among all the conspiracy portrayals put forth, none truly satisfied me as definitive. That is until I read JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters, by James W. Douglass. There are hundreds of “JFK conspiracy” books in print, but Douglass takes the reader to places not visited by others eloquently and hauntingly. And...
  • Speech KO'd: The perils of legislating against hate

    12/31/2013 1:33:58 PM PST · by Daniel Clark · 6 replies
    The Shinbone: The Frontier of the Free Press ^ | December 31, 2013 | Daniel Clark
    Speech KO’d: The perils of legislating against hate by Daniel Clark The Justice Department has announced that it will pursue federal “hate crime” charges against a participant in what is known as “the knockout game.” For those who are unaware of it, the knockout game is a form of recreational violence in which the attackers sucker punch an innocent person, usually while recording the incident for their own amusement. Because the willing participants in this “game” had almost exclusively been black, and their victims white, the fact that the first such crime to be prosecuted by Attorney General Eric Holder...
  • Statistical Improbability Of 1 in 2.7 billion

    12/16/2013 6:30:47 PM PST · by navysealdad · 42 replies
    World Series of Poker tournament in Las Vegas, Nevada, player Justin Phillips challenges an all-in from Motoyuki Mabuchi in the Main Event. What happens next is a statistical improbability of 1 in 2.7 billion.
  • 9 year old kid plays "Sultans of Swing" guitar solo by Dire Straits

    11/06/2013 12:59:22 PM PST · by navysealdad · 32 replies
    This is Brieanna, a most unique and amazing young guitarist. ... 9 year old kid plays "Sultans of Swing" guitar solo by Dire Straits.
  • Video of Tornado hitting Moore, Oklahoma

    05/20/2013 6:34:44 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 21 replies
    May 20, 2013 Video shot along 134th at Toby Keith and Sooner Rd
  • Stethoscope

    See if you can guess what is being advertised before you get to the end. You WILL be SURPRISED!!!
  • Crane Move Fails

    05/06/2013 6:43:33 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 18 replies
    Never get these guys as removalists.
  • What to expect when a tiger loses his toy

    05/05/2013 6:42:38 PM PDT · by rocky50 · 9 replies
    What happened when the camera went out?
  • Noelle and Ryland sing "The Prayer"

    Two kids sing a beautiful rendition of "The Prayer". "I'm so excited to introduce you to my friend Ryland. He's such an amazing singer!
  • Animals Behaving Like Humans

    05/02/2013 5:58:45 AM PDT · by rocky50 · 10 replies
    Sometimes they have their own animal behaviors, but sometimes these animals are just like us.
  • Little Boy and His Dog

    Video of a little boy and his dog.
  • Tow Job Goes Wrong

    04/28/2013 8:03:16 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 14 replies
    he driver of a rescue truck managed to jump to safety. The truck driver is Lithuanian.. After his injuries and 5 months of healing and waiting, he's working again as a truck driver.
  • George Jones-He Stopped Loving Her Today

    George Jones-He Stopped Loving Her Today 4-26-2013 Country Music legend George Jones has died at the age of 81 "He Stopped Loving Her Today" is the title of a song recorded by American country music artist George Jones that has been named in several surveys as the greatest country song of all time. It was released in April 1980 as the lead single from the album I Am What I Am. The song was Jones's first No. 1 single in six years.(VIDEO) The song is performed with the singer telling the story of his "friend" who has never given up...
  • A Car Saves A Passenger Plane With A Landing Gear Failure

    04/21/2013 6:43:20 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 18 replies
    Car saves a passenger plane with a landing gear failure. The video does not show footage of a real incident. Instead it is a cleverly constructed commercial for a Nissan Frontier truck.
  • 2012 Tax Refund

    How to get a bigger refund.
  • Car Crashes Into Guy's House Twice

    04/14/2013 9:45:09 AM PDT · by rocky50 · 22 replies
    Security cam captures a accident. A Toyota Highlander on it's way to pick up kids for school lost control and crashed into a home two times before spinning out into the street. The driver claimed that the accelerator was stuck and they couldn't stop the car.
  • PEOPLE ARE AWESOME 2013

    It really needs no introduction other than to say people are in fact pretty awesome (if not also crazy)
  • World's Scariest Trail Ride

    These guys have some serious skill's to tackle this trail.
  • Voicemail Accident Hilarious

    03/12/2013 7:23:29 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 20 replies
    This guy is leaving a voicemail for his boss when he witnesses a minor traffic accident. Not fake actually happen. In late February, several stations broadcast interviews with a man named Michael Childs, who said that he was the one who left the voicemail message, that the clip was genuine, and that the accident described took place about six years ago in Athens, Texas, while he was working as a construction manager for Jack in the Box.
  • Like Dog Days of Summer, Palin Is Fading Away: Margaret Carlson

    09/04/2011 7:32:07 PM PDT · by TomServo · 60 replies
    Bloomberg | 09/03/11 | Margaret Carlson
    Per Copyright - link Only.
  • White House Insider: Clintons, Scandals, and the Birth Certificate.. [scandal coming soon]

    11/11/2010 11:59:13 AM PST · by latarheel · 74 replies
    News Flavor ^ | November 9, 2010 | Ulsterman
    Specifically on the White House scandal again – I was told a report was coming soon. Something from a mainstream media outlet. Have you heard something similar? Where did you hear that? Your newspaper days coming back to you now? Just something I heard – reliably. Have you heard anything similar? (pause) Yes. Many people have. This thing is percolating just under the surface right now. Sooner – not later, the pot is gonna start boiling. Yeah, someone is about to test the waters with this thing. I’ve heard that. Then again, I’ve heard that for a while now, so...
  • All non-Christians are Satanists - all trolls are ZOTTED

    09/28/2010 8:41:58 AM PDT · by Josh Martins · 80 replies
    Many seem to think that Satanists are simply people that worship Satan voluntarily and practice witchcraft. However, that is wrong. I would like to widen the definition of "Satanist" to all those who do not accept Christ. As Luke 11:23 says, all those who are not with Christ are against Him. By not accepting Christ, one supports Satan, regardless of whether he/she knows it or not. Every rejection of Christ grows Satan stronger. Jews and Muslims think they oppose Satan, although they are actually supporting him by not following Christ. Members of non-Abrahamic religions and non-religious people lack a belief...
  • Obama’s thoughts on black panthers in his own words

    07/12/2010 2:04:45 PM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 9 replies
    Impeach Obama Campaign ^ | July 10, 2010 | unknown
    Here are Obama Thoughts on the Black Panthers in his own words... “Black Nationalism provided that history, an unambiguous morality tale that was easily communicated and easily grasped. The steady attack on the white race, the constant recitation of black people’s brutal experience in this country, served as the ballast that could prevent the ideas of personal and communal responsibility from tipping into an ocean of despair…” Join the growing army of Americans who have had enough and want to impeach Barack Obama. Go to Impeach Obama campaign and join the effort. Impeach Obama campaign Watch the video here:http://www.impeachobamacampaign.com
  • Laura Bush supports gay marriage [ZOT!]

    05/12/2010 10:41:26 AM PDT · by LSUsoph · 152 replies · 8,358+ views
    Larry King
    Laura Bush announces her support for gay marriage on Larry King. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtNabdDx_mU
  • Questions about healthcare: PLEASE DO NOT ZOT ME!

    09/21/2009 8:14:45 AM PDT · by 68gunswillneverdie · 174 replies · 4,020+ views
    Today | Me
    Hello: Please do not ZOT me. I am a member here for 5+ years. I did this because I had a question that involves my family and know that the freepers are great at advsing/giving asnswers. Yes I joined today and I did this because I don't want my family's business running around the net: 1) I have two sons that were sick. One had cancer and went through chemo. He was covered by my insurance as long as he stayed in college. He fumbled and is not in school at the momnet. When this happened my insurance did not...
  • President George W. Bush Says "Let Them Eat Cake"

    03/19/2009 9:29:12 AM PDT · by big black dog · 63 replies · 2,416+ views
    In an amazing act of unconscionable hubris, in the midst of an economic crisis, President George W. Bush has decided to appear on the Tonight Show. That's right, the Tonight Show. Does he think he's Justin Timberlake? This is a callous waste of resources during a tough economic time. Millions of dollars will need to be spent to transport motorcades across the country, and establish security and accommodations for his entourage in this self indulgent display. Furthermore, our emperor has decided to declare himself tout in chief by blessing his unworthy subjects to his March Madness picks. As if we...
  • Why Cops Shouldn’t Enforce Immigration Laws

    12/22/2008 11:23:52 AM PST · by AJKauf · 43 replies · 1,639+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | December 22 | Ruben Navarrette
    I witnessed a disaster in the desert while working for the Arizona Republic as a reporter and metro columnist. In July 1997, police officers in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler, AZ, paired up with Border Patrol agents to round up illegal immigrants. The operation resulted in the apprehension and deportation of more than 400 illegal immigrants. But, the net ensnared anyone who looked Hispanic - i.e. , brown skin, Spanish accents. There was a state investigation into the roundup, and — during that inquiry — one Chandler police officer said that the tell-tale sign for him was a “smell’ common...
  • What are the Best reasons/arguments to keep marijuana illegal?

    07/29/2008 8:38:33 PM PDT · by me_a_republican · 246 replies · 738+ views
    National Review ^ | July 29, 2008 | me_a_republic
    Dear fellow forum members, What are the best reasons or arguments you can think of to keep marijuana illegal? It would really really help to if you can reply only after reading http://www.nationalreview.com/12feb96/drug.html . Thank you.
  • Is Michelle next?

    05/31/2008 3:47:46 PM PDT · by Krankor · 71 replies · 209+ views
    5/31/08 | Krankor
    Granny was the first to go. Then Uncle Jeremiah, and now the whole darn Church. Considering her, shall we say, somewhat wacky statements, is the beautiful Michelle Obama the next to be thrown under the bus in the Messiah's unflagging quest for the White House? If so, how would he do it?
  • McClellan Is a True Patriot, and my personal hero! Got to love the whistle Blower Laws

    05/29/2008 11:31:18 AM PDT · by multimediaman · 227 replies · 426+ views
    5-29-2008 | multimediaman
  • We can win the same sex marriage movement.

    05/25/2008 7:48:37 AM PDT · by Azcaddy · 14 replies · 112+ views
    Lets not keep requesting for same sex marriage. Lets demand that one woman and one man marriges no longer get the benefits that type of marriage receives from federal and state government. When they realize that they have no power of decision making over the health of their mate, that neither one can inherit the social security or the estate they have built and that they loose all the benefits just for the entitlement of one man and one woman marriage certificate. That will stop the religious and political push to change the US Constitution or any state constitution.
  • Judge Declares Mistrial in Case of Celebrity Pathologist Cyril Wecht

    04/08/2008 7:59:58 PM PDT · by MurryMom · 10 replies · 101+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 8, 2008 | Associated Press
    <p>PITTSBURGH — A federal judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the fraud case against celebrity pathologist Cyril Wecht, who was accused of using his staff at the county coroner's office to do work for his lucrative private practice.</p> <p>Federal prosecutors said they were ready to retry Wecht, who gained fame by inquiring into the deaths of well-known figures including Elvis Presley, JonBenet Ramsey and Vincent Foster. A new trial date was set for May 27.</p>
  • Can a Muslim be a card carrying member of the Republican party still?

    02/12/2008 8:50:54 PM PST · by MadIsh32 · 173 replies · 455+ views
    Just wondering. 26 year old guy in VA, your typical small government conservative who fights for low taxes, privatized SS, cutting spending at all levels, secure borders, and for the GWOT, and sees the value of both the Afghan War and the Iraq War. But I am Muslim.
  • Liberal reaction post-9/11

    08/27/2007 10:29:40 PM PDT · by TrappedInSF · 9 replies · 314+ views
    I have a question. On a number of occasions, Rush and other conservatives have said that following 9/11, liberals were bemoaning the fact that it didn't happen on Clinton's watch because then his handling of it would be his legacy. It would be a chance for him to look good. I've done countless Google searches and can find nothing. Can anyone point me to specific examples? Thanks.
  • Is a "Shadow RNC" Evolving?

    Recently Newt Gingrich told an interviewer that there was a 4 to 1 chance that he would "not" run for President! ( link1 ) GOP Presidential candidates have been openly criticizing and snubbing the President. ( link2) Faced with a 40% drop in small donor contributions, the "old RNC" actually fired all of its phone solicitors ( link3 ) showing how absolutely divorced from reality they, the RNC, are. Putting all the blame on the poor phone solicitors and none on themselves! What a collection of losers. And over all GOP fundraising is down and sagging behind the dem's. (...
  • Stalingrad on the Tigris

    12/05/2006 11:49:27 AM PST · by Jomini · 167 replies · 5,412+ views
    Washington Daily News ^ | December 5, 2006 | Greg Dority
    It is time for the American Army to withdraw from Iraq. Like the German Sixth Army, a few months before its annihilation at the decisive World War II battle of Stalingrad, U.S. forces now find themselves locked in an urban battle with a highly motivated local defender while depending upon an increasingly vulnerable supply line. This is a recipe for disaster. The war is lost for America. It need not have been, but now it is. Like the Germans at Stalingrad, the Americans have frittered away their strategic advantages and now fight with the initiative ceded to the enemy. Just...
  • Help! I am failing in dealing with this...

    06/07/2006 11:10:49 AM PDT · by Positive · 87 replies · 3,070+ views
    Vanity | 06/07/2007 | Self
    Well, I've been around here for 8 years or so... I don't think I have ever asked Freepers for help for myself. I have asked for help for a person in distress who is from the UK and was having a crisis in Fresno, CA...Freepers came through. So here is my problem...my 18 year old daughter, who was raised by her mother since our split 8 years ago, announced at her high school graduation last Sunday that she will be attending San Francisco State University. I have spoken with her about it, and the conversation was confrontational and unproductive... Please,...
  • Republican No More, I joined this forum got a ZOT!

    04/30/2006 7:25:29 AM PDT · by Sara F · 430 replies · 11,737+ views
    Life long republican - Drive by troll
    All my life, I believed in Republican values -- individual responsibility and limited government. Then it happened; I found myself with a small child, unemployed and disabled. I turned to my church, and after years of regular tithes, suddenly I just wasn't their problem. My Republican friends? I was now a pariah to them. My only relief was to turn to government assistance for housing, food, and other needs and I was able to survive with dignity. So chalk me up as one who no longer drinks the GOP koolaid.
  • Libby: Bush Authorized Plamegate Leak, And Zots Against Civilians

    04/06/2006 8:51:49 AM PDT · by good god · 54 replies · 4,274+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 4/5/2006 | The Smoking Gun
    APRIL 6--A former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney told a federal grand jury that President George Bush authorized him to leak information from a classified intelligence report to a New York Times reporter. Details of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby's testimony were included in a court filing made yesterday by Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, who is prosecuting Libby for perjury, obstruction of justice, and making false statements in connection with the probe into the leaking of CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity. According to Fitzgerald's filing, an excerpt of which you'll find below, Libby, 55, testified in 2003 that he...
  • Maligning McCain (if nominated, he WILL win, so the left is trying to rough him up a bit)

    03/21/2006 9:18:39 AM PST · by presidio9 · 148 replies · 1,845+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Tuesday, March 21, 2006 | Howard Kurtz
    John McCain has always gotten great press, especially since he started riding around New Hampshire in a bus in 1999 and conducting rolling news conferences with reporters that would last for hours. McCain fell short in that election, of course, but he emerged as the media's favorite maverick. In the first Bush term, McCain won some battles in which he challenged his own party--on campaign finance reform and an anti-torture amendment--that further burnished his legend as an independent truth-teller. John Kerry, you may recall, even begged him to run on the Democratic ticket. During that whole time, McCain never presented...
  • American Christians: Get a Grip!

    11/29/2005 11:36:32 AM PST · by Pastor Fletcher · 98 replies · 1,419+ views
    November 29 2005 | Steve Fletcher
    Please, PLEASE, tell me you are kidding! When I saw the line “’A Petition to Stop the Ban on the Use of "Christmas" By Major Retailers” I thought it was a joke. I was not taken back by the possibility of retailers ‘banning Christmas.” No, I was taken back by the absurdity of a petition to address this issue. Christians in America, will you please wake up and get a grip? We are so focused on the “culture war” we are neglecting the battle for the souls of men. The slippery slope is not the eventual dechristianization of America. GOOD...
  • Obituary

    11/29/2005 5:07:36 AM PST · by 08morganl · 4 replies · 344+ views
    Redneck World Magazine | 2004
    Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend by the name of Common Sense who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. he will be remembered as having cultivated such value lessons as knowing when to come in out of the rain, why the early bird gets the worm and that life isnt always fair. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (dont spend more than you earn) and reliable parenting stategies (adults, not kids, are...
  • http://hiphoprepublican.blogspot.com/

    08/10/2005 10:05:52 AM PDT · by cirque23 · 7 replies · 241+ views
    Great Blog http://hiphoprepublican.blogspot.com/
  • Bank admits it owned slaves

    01/22/2005 2:36:44 PM PST · by F. Barnard · 95 replies · 3,435+ views
    The Guardian is reporting that the JP Morgan Chase has apologized for owning slaves and pledged $5 million for scholarships for black students from Louisiana. Bank admits it owned slaves David Teather in New York Saturday January 22, 2005 America's second biggest bank, JP Morgan Chase, has made a rare apology for its subsidiaries' involvement in the slave trade 200 years ago, admitting that it accepted slaves as loan collateral and ended up owning several hundred. The Wall Street heavyweight said parts of the business accepted thousands of slaves as collateral on loans made to plantation owners in the South...
  • Electoral College

    01/21/2005 10:24:13 PM PST · by Jim Fred · 36 replies · 479+ views
    1/14/05 | Jim Fred
    In 1963, (45) Communist Goals were documented by Congressman Albert Herlong. Now, most of the goals have been met. Communist Goal #29, states: “Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.” On December 23rd 2004, Senator Dianne Feinstein declared, “ The Electoral College is an anachronism and the time has come to bring our democracy into the 21st Century…..My goal is simply to allow the popular will of the American people to be expressed every four years when we elect our President....
  • Rebellion of the States

    01/17/2005 7:12:24 AM PST · by John Hammond · 20 replies · 561+ views
    The New York Times ^ | January 16, 2005 | James Dao
    Washington - Utah, the reddest of the red states, seems unlikely to protest federal action by a Republican House and president. Yet last fall, as Congress debated a Republican proposal to prohibit states from issuing drivers' licenses to illegal immigrants, Utah was right there, objecting along with liberals and civil libertarians. Utah is one of 10 states that does not require proof of permanent residency to receive a driver's license. The state legislature reasoned that enabling drivers to buy auto insurance was the state's paramount concern - not their immigration status. So when Congress threatened to take that authority away,...
  • A Time For Leaving (And, lo! The poster has left.)

    01/18/2005 4:31:51 PM PST · by John Hammond · 275 replies · 3,482+ views
    The Anerican Conservative ^ | January 17, 2005 | William R. Polk
    American security and Iraqi stability depend on a prompt handover. From childhood, we Americans are deluged with slogans. We often select our breakfast food, our soap, and our toothpaste by jingles and catchphrases rather than by reading the labels. So we fall easily into accepting evocative expressions in place of analysis even when it comes to national security. Our parents were sold on the slogan that the First World War was the "war to end all wars," although the 20th century had more of them than any other in history. We went into Vietnam fearing the "domino effect," although the...