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  • Dear Feminists, when did "yes" start to mean "potentially/maybe/definitely no?"

    11/13/2013 9:46:39 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 38 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-13-13 | The Looking Spoon
    I found this meme while surfing around online, and I'm curious if anyone wants to offer up their take. The term "feminist" is one that is so polarizing it tends to cut right down the left-right divide, but this one has me wondering.The rationale of people who defend the message this woman presents is that a woman isn't actually saying "yes" in certain instances, such as while under the influence of alcohol...Ok...This logic reminds me of a quote from British author Paul Johnson (from his book Enemies of Socieity), emphasis is mine... (I)t is essential to use words accurately and...
  • In letter, Bill Clinton defends family foundation

    08/16/2013 2:07:30 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies
    In letter, Bill Clinton defends family foundation By: Maggie Haberman August 16, 2013 04:16 PM EDT Bill Clinton offered a strong defense of his family foundation and insisted reports of mismanagement and deficits were taken out of context, in an unusual letter posted on the group’s website. The Friday post also addressed, for the first time, the audit that the foundation conducted in 2011, which led to a series of recommendations to bring change to a loosely-run, personality-driven organization after its first decade into a more sustainable structure. And the foundation released the summary of that audit. POLITICO reported earlier...
  • Here we go again...black tourist knocked down inconscious, then robbed by gang of white thugs

    04/07/2012 12:53:50 PM PDT · by .454Puma · 22 replies
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | 04/07/2012 | Transsylvania Phoenix
    I am sure Obama will issue a statement saying "If I had a son, he would look exactly like the victim of this attack"
  • President Bill Clinton: Yes, the American Dream Is Under Assault

    09/20/2011 11:50:21 AM PDT · by repentant_pundit · 15 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 9-20-2011 | Aaron Task
    The nation's official poverty rate was 15.1% last year, that equates to a record 46.2 million Americans living in poverty. With poverty levels rising for the past three years, average median U.S. income falling back to 1996 levels and income inequality at the highest levels since the Roaring 1920s, many Americans are starting to wonder: Is the American dream dying? "The American Dream has been under assault for 30 years," says former President Bill Clinton. I spoke with President Clinton on the eve of the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting in New York Monday, where "jobs jobs, jobs" is one...
  • More than 50 ships stuck in Baltic Sea ice: maritime authorities

    03/04/2010 2:31:33 PM PST · by bayliving · 53 replies · 2,435+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Mar 4, 2010 | N/A
    More than 50 ships, including large ferries reportedly carrying thousands of passengers, were stuck in ice in the Baltic Sea Thursday evening, and many were not likely to be freed for hours, Swedish maritime authorities said.
  • “Do not post to me” - Repost

    10/06/2009 3:55:51 PM PDT · by Admin Moderator · 557 replies · 10,275+ views
    Free Republic | 10/06/09 | Admin Moderator
    We've received many requests from freepers requesting that other freepers not post to them. There are several problems with this. 1. It's impossible for us to enforce.2. We don't have the time to enforce these requests.3. We don't have the software to keep track of these requests.4. Thick skin helps.5. Ignore the poster, if you don't reply, they won't reply. Free Republic does not need a bozo filter, bozo filters are for wimps. Final note: Trolls, troublemakers, disruptors, forum pests, malcontents, RINOs, liberals, stalkers, et al, would continue posting to (harassing) someone after being asked to stop. Conservative FReepers would...
  • Man Says Secret Service Moved Clinton's Elbow From His Face

    02/25/2008 7:06:09 PM PST · by Rio · 11 replies · 70+ views
    www.cnsnews.com ^ | 2/18/2008 | Pete Winn
    (CNSNews.com) - An Ohio man says former President Clinton elbowed him in the face after a Sunday campaign rally in Canton, Ohio. The man told Cybercast News Service that he has not ruled out taking legal action against the former president. Robert Holeman, who supports the presidential campaign of Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), said he shouted Obama's name during the rally and then spoke to the former president as he was leaving the event. As shown on a videotape broadcast on MSNBC Monday morning, Clinton repeatedly wagged his finger in Holeman's face. At one point, Holeman said in an interview...
  • Mexican teenager hurt in incident at U.S. border

    01/13/2008 3:32:52 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 49 replies · 149+ views
    Reuters ^ | Sun Jan 13 | Staff
    TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - A teenager was injured when U.S. border patrol agents fired tear gas into Mexico over the weekend, despite a Mexican government complaint that U.S. agents were using excessive force. Fifteen-year-old Cristian Saldana was hit in the nose by a tear gas canister on Saturday after he threw stones at border patrol agents trying to stop people from illegally crossing into the United States, witnesses said. The teenager required stitches at a local hospital. Mexico's government criticized the U.S. border patrol for using excessive force after border patrol agents fired tear gas in another incident on Friday....
  • New York Times Set To Nuke Hillary? (Tomorrow?)

    12/15/2007 8:27:52 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 262 replies · 524+ views
    New York Times Set To Nuke Hillary? Drudge has this below up with no link. But pay attention to the reporter's name: NYT Plans Sunday Exclusive on Questionable Clinton Library donors... Reporter Don Van Natta... Developing... He's a serious award-winning investigative journalist ... and co-author with Jeff Gerth of Her Way: link: Prosecutors later came to believe that Hillary had padded her bills; she "wasn't guilty of [knowingly] facilitating nefarious transactions -- she was guilty of doing less work than she took credit for," Jeff Gerth and Don Van Natta Jr. explain in their 2007 biography, Her Way. Hillary...
  • Man Bites off lip of Girlfriend's Child

    07/06/2007 5:16:22 AM PDT · by rodeo-mamma · 31 replies · 1,551+ views
    Fox News
  • Pakistan Rape Laws Draw Mixed Reactions

    11/15/2006 1:34:26 PM PST · by foreshadowed at waco · 8 replies · 552+ views
    ap | 11/15/06 | Sadaqat Jan and Munir Ahmad
    Pakistan Rape Laws Draw Mixed Reactions November 15, 2006 2:56 PM EST ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistani lawmakers passed amendments to the country's rape laws Wednesday, ditching the death penalty for extramarital sex and easing a clause on making rape victims produce four witnesses to prove the case. The amendments enraged Islamic fundamentalists, but won cautious support from human rights activists, who wanted the controversial laws scrapped altogether. President Gen. Pervez Musharraf praised lawmakers for approving the amendments and criticized Islamic fundamentalists for their "unnecessary" opposition and claims that his government was acting against Islam. "I have taken a firm decision...
  • Caption Pic of Bill Clinton At Georgetown U.

    10/18/2006 3:56:35 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 101 replies · 2,429+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | October 18,2006
    Former President Bill Clinton gestures during remarks before the Center for American Progress, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2006 at Georgetown University in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
  • Top 10 Democrat Sex Scandals in Congress

    10/04/2006 9:09:02 AM PDT · by GoBucks2002 · 92 replies · 10,432+ views
    Human Events ^ | 10/04/2006 | staff
    Information compiled from the Washington Post, “Congressional Sex Scandals in History,” and other sources. 10. Sen. Daniel Inouye. The 82-year-old Hawaii Democrat was accused in the 1990s by numerous women of sexual harassment. Democrats cast doubt on the allegations and the Senate Ethics Committee dropped its investigation. 9. Former Rep. Gus Savage. The Illinois Democrat was accused of fondling a Peace Corps volunteer in 1989 while on a trip to Africa. The House Ethics Committee decided against disciplinary action in 1990. 8. Rep. Barney Frank. The outspoken Massachusetts Democrat hired a male prostitute who ran a prostitution service from Frank’s...
  • Bill Clinton - "The Difference Between US and THEM"

    09/27/2006 9:25:26 AM PDT · by DakotaRed · 35 replies · 1,522+ views
    email | DCCC
    Received this morning in my throw away email address. From: "Bill Clinton" {dccc@dccc.org} Subject: The Difference Between Us and Them Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 11:42:43 -0400 Contribute NOW before September 30th to take advantage of the DCCC's 3-to-1 match. Dear Lewis, The stakes have never been higher. The opportunity has never been greater. In fewer than 40 days, we have the opportunity to send America in a new direction and elect leaders who will bring the change this nation desperately needs. The governing philosophy of the Republicans leading America today could be described as divide and conquer. Time after...
  • Chris Wallace: "I felt as if a mountain was coming down in front of me. "

    09/24/2006 1:37:33 PM PDT · by rface · 269 replies · 9,299+ views
    Media Bistro ^ | 09.24.06 | Patrick W. Gavin
    Following today's buzz generating conversation with Bill Clinton, Chris Wallace shared some of his post-interview thoughts with FishbowlDC: I was delighted to get the chance to interview former President Clinton. This was the first one-on-one sitdown he's ever given "Fox News Sunday" during our 10 years on the air. The groundrules were simple--15 minutes--to be divided evenly between questions about the Clinton Global Initiative and anything else I wanted to ask. I intended to keep to the groundrules. In fact--I prepared 10 questions--5 on the CGI and 5 on other issues. I began the interview with 2 questions about Mr....
  • Hillary presidential bid taboo subject at home, says Bill Clinton (riiiight...)

    09/21/2006 1:49:21 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 47 replies · 844+ views
    AFP ^ | 09/21/06
    Former president Bill Clinton praised wife Hillary's prospects to be elected the next US leader, but said her possible White House run is a taboo topic at home. "I'm superstitious about it," Clinton told NBC television in an interview, saying that, for the moment, his wife's sole focus is her bid for reelection to the US Senate in November. "One of our family rules is don't look past the next election," he said. Clinton, interviewed in New York, insisted that his wife still has not reached a final decision about running for the White House, but said if she does,...
  • Tearful Clinton Escorts Richards' Casket

    09/16/2006 7:02:18 PM PDT · by kcvl · 78 replies · 2,471+ views
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Former President Clinton tearfully escorted a flag-draped casket Saturday carrying former Gov. Ann Richards into the state Capitol, where she will spend the next two days lying in state before her funeral and burial. Clinton delivered poignant and at times funny recollections of the woman he called "spontaneous, unedited, earthy, hilarious." He told about 50 of her close friends and family about a lunch he once shared in New York with Richards and a group that included comedians Billy Crystal and Robin Williams. "I thought to myself, I bet this is the only time in their...
  • Israel drops 23 tons of explosives on Hezbollah bunker

    07/19/2006 2:29:17 PM PDT · by varyouga · 435 replies · 28,890+ views
    CNN | 7-19-06 | CNN
    Just saw on CNN that 23 tons of explosives were dropped on a Hezbollah bunker. Top Hezbollah officials are believed to have been inside. No story on the website yet.
  • Shedding light on private lives of smitten presidents

    02/13/2006 2:28:05 PM PST · by presidio9 · 41 replies · 1,076+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | Sunday, February 12, 2006 | CALVIN WOODWARD
    Presidents and their wives have been an amorous lot, their White House years coming at the pinnacle of lives entwined. The men pursued and loved these women as intensely as they clawed to power and unleashed armies. "Touch you I must or I'll burst," Ronald Reagan wrote to Nancy three years before he became California governor. Lyndon Johnson, then a young congressman from Texas, declared to his valentine, Lady Bird, mere weeks after they had met, "This morning I'm ambitious, proud, energetic and very madly in love with you." College graduate Teddy Roosevelt put Alice Lee on a pedestal, telling...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • (Bill) Clinton To Dems: Get Your Act Together

    12/15/2005 2:41:19 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 31 replies · 879+ views
    WGRZ ^ | December 15, 2005 | Rich Kellman
    Former President Bill Clinton returned to Buffalo Wednesday with a message to Democrats: Grab onto the many opportunities Republicans are handing you, and focus your message. "President Nixon looks like a Communist compared to these guys," he said, referring to Republicans in Washington. Clinton told some 300 local Democrats that Americans are rejecting public policy based on ideology, whether conservative or liberal, and instead want to return to results-based politics. "America is yearning for a sense of purpose and unity," he said at the Buffalo Convention Center. Among his other points: Afghanistan, not Iraq, is the most important military front...
  • Lonely at the top (maureen down critique)

    12/13/2005 8:06:38 PM PST · by buckeyesrule · 37 replies · 1,101+ views
    Washington Times ^ | December 13, 2005 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    Does success make women less marriageableto men? In some cases, the answer is yes: Most women like to "marry up," and that is harder to do if a woman is on the top floor of her profession. But a bigger problem simply may lie in successful women's lack of planning for marriage, said Carrie Lukas, director of policy at the Independent Women's Forum. Most women want a loving husband and children, Mrs. Lukas said. If they know that is what they want,"then theyshould take that goal as seriously as their goal to reach law partner by age 35." NewYork Times...
  • Senator Calls on Bush to Take Down Attack AD

    12/10/2005 1:45:07 PM PST · by bnelson44 · 301 replies · 6,713+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 12/10/05 | Drudge
    Today, Senator Daniel Inouye, the Ranking Member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his service in World War II, released the following statement: "As a Veteran of World War II, I know what it’s like to fight a war and put your life on the line every day. I also know what it takes to win a war, and I know that politics and an attack machine like the President’s plays no part in it. "The Republican Party’s latest ad is a shameful and disgusting attempt to distract the American people from...
  • Churchill to Journalist: Consider Yourself Warned (Ward unhinged over upcoming documentary)

    11/25/2005 7:40:17 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 112 replies · 3,635+ views
    Hawaii Reporter ^ | Tuesday November 22nd, 2005 | Grant Crowell
    Churchill to Journalist: Consider Yourself Warned By Grant Crowell, 11/22/2005 1:29:35 PM Editor's Note: What follows is correspondence from controversial Colorado University Professor Ward Churchill and former University of Hawaii journalist/cartoonist Grant Crowell, who is currently working on a documentary on Ward Churchill. The correspondence below refers to a recent presentation by Churchill at DePaul University in Chicago, at which Churchill banned journalists from entering and covering his speak. Churchill is most known for his attacks on victims of 911 and support for the terrorists who killed them. Classic Churchill is advocating for free speech for himself over everyone else...
  • US Republicans rebuff resolution demanding Iraq inquiry [defeated the measure by 220 votes to 191]

    11/03/2005 11:16:40 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 72 replies · 1,650+ views
    US Republicans rebuff resolution demanding Iraq inquiry 14 minutes ago The Republican majority in the House of Representatives rejected a resolution calling for a "substantive" investigation into abuses before and during the Iraq war. The resolution was proposed by Democrats who have used increasingly aggressive tactics in Congress to draw attention to President George W. Bush's record on the war. Republicans in the House defeated the measure by 220 votes to 191. The Democratic resolution had called for an investigation into "the manipulation of pre-war intelligence", the role of Vice President Dick Cheney into Iraq's reconstruction, the leaking of the...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Correcting the Record on Clinton Crimes

    10/25/2005 4:54:06 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 2,335+ views
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | 10/25/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    We had a call from Rancho Mirage, California -- last call in the previous hour -- from John who wanted to draw the distinction, that (summarized): "Yeah, Susan Webber Wright did cite Clinton for contempt but that was in a civil case and he was never convicted on it and the fact he was not convicted of any of this during his impeachment hearings and so to go after Clinton here and try to say there was something different about Clinton that there is about these other cases is a bit of a stretch and Republicans are perhaps being a...
  • Clinton Delighted by Accusers' Visit

    10/16/2005 11:36:46 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 40 replies · 2,896+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 10/16/05 | NewsMax
    Bill Clinton was reportedly delighted to hear that two of his impeachment accusers are planning to visit his presidential library later this month. At least that's what his spokesman Jay Carson said, when told that Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick plan to stop by the library on Oct. 26. "We're always happy to hear about new visitors," Carson told the New York Daily News. The visit comes as Mrs. Clinton rachets up her fundraising for a 2008 presidential run, a move Willey has vowed to oppose. "I have some words of advice for the former first lady: Remember the Swift...
  • Bill Clinton Caught Again

    10/09/2005 8:25:04 AM PDT · by yoe · 50 replies · 3,616+ views
    News Max ^ | October 9, 2005 | Staff
    Either Bill Clinton is not telling the truth now about the terrorist threat posed by Iraq during his administration - or he fibbed to the American people while he was in the White House. Clinton recently told his former staffer-turned TV commentator George Stephanopoulos that the U.S. government had "no evidence that there were any weapons of mass destruction" in Iraq. But a recent report in the The Weekly Standard headlined "Clinton Revisionism" unmasks Clinton's flip-flops over the Iraq weapons of mass destruction issue. For example, during an appearance on "Larry King Live" back in July 2003, the former president...
  • Nanny could have fled, defense says

    09/15/2005 7:01:16 AM PDT · by Millee · 9 replies · 476+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | September 15, 2005 | John Aguilar
    ARAPAHOE COUNTY - Defense attorneys for a Saudi Arabian man accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing a young Indonesian woman who worked as his nanny said Wednesday she was never forced to stay. John Richilano, lawyer for Homaidan Al-Turki, 36, said the woman could have escaped through a basement door at either of the two homes in Aurora where she worked for Al-Turki. Richilano spoke on the second day of a two-day preliminary hearing in Arapahoe County District Court that concluded Wednesday. District Judge Marylin Leonard found sufficient evidence to bind Al-Turki over for trial on both kidnapping and sexual...
  • Bill Clinton For Chief Justice of SCOTUS

    09/04/2005 7:53:24 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 237 replies · 4,996+ views
    vanity | 4 September 2005 | Vanity
    One of the unfortunate diseases of the body politic has been the increasing politicalization of the US Supreme Court. This was not caused by conservatives; however, perhaps it should be solved by a conservative President. One outstanding chance is now upon us. Most likely, President Bush will take the safe road and go through the political gauntlet and appoint a known conservative judge. What we really need is a break in the partisanship of the appointment process. Nominating former President Clinton would give everyone pause and begin a process where politicians (mostly, but not exclusively Democrats) can cease making efforts...
  • Guess who I met on holiday? (BJC can't get enough attention)

    08/22/2005 7:58:26 PM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 41 replies · 551+ views
    Bucks Free Press ^ | 22 August 2005 | Staff
    HOLIDAYMAKER Ali Smith was enjoying a quiet break with her family in Tenerife when she bumped into the former US president Bill Clinton. The lab support technician, of Mountain Ash, Marlow, was dining with her sister and niece in one of the elegant Monasterio restaurants behind her sister's apartment, when President Clinton walked in, followed by an entourage of security staff and businessmen. Mrs Smith said: "There was a party of five of us and we were sitting at the table, deciding whether to have pudding. A ripple of excitement went around the room and somebody on our table said...
  • WHERE IS ROGER CLINTON? - Deadbeat Dad Owes $20,000 Child Support. Please help find him.

    06/03/2005 9:15:37 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 59 replies · 3,196+ views
    Free Republic Special Report | June 3, 2005 | HAL9000
    This is a Roger Clinton update. A couple of years ago, we requested help in tracking down Roger Clinton to demand that he meet his legal obligations for child support. We got some good leads from public comments and private communications. Today, we are informed that Roger Clinton has fallen behind in his payments again. He currently owes $20,000. A complaint has been filed in the State of Tennessee. The last permanent address I was able to obtain for him was in Torrance, Calif. in 2002, where his home was being foreclosed. If anyone - including Uncle Bill and...
  • Clinton accused of raping nurse in new book

    05/31/2005 11:10:30 PM PDT · by eric_jackson · 54 replies · 2,503+ views
    China Daily ^ | June 1, 2005
    Former US President BILL CLINTON has been accused of raping a nurse, in a shocking new book. Lawyer CANDICE E JACKSON was so disgusted Clinton virtually ignored his infidelities in his bestselling autobiography MY LIFE, she wrote THEIR LIVES - THE WOMEN TARGETED BY THE CLINTON MACHINE, to expose several women she claims he sexually abused. Jackson's controversial tome focuses on seven women, including Clinton's alleged mistress, GENNIFER FLOWERS, radio host SALLY PERDUE, White House intern MONICA LEWINSKY and the alleged rape victim, JUANITA BROADDRICK. Broaddrick says she met Clinton - then the Arkansas Attorney General - in 1978, when...
  • Actress: 9/11 our fault

    04/24/2005 8:05:13 AM PDT · by Pikamax · 119 replies · 5,009+ views
    Actress: 9/11 our fault By MAGGIE HABERMAN DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Maggie Gyllenhaal Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, star of a new flick about the aftermath of 9/11, believes the United States "is responsible in some way" for the devastating terror attacks. Gyllenhaal, 27, made the comments at the Tribeca Film Festival, where her new movie "The Great New Wonderful" - which has a plot centered on the destruction of the World Trade Center - premiered Friday. "I think what's good about the movie is that it deals with 9/11 in such a subtle, open way that I think it allows it...
  • PARKER'S PREVIOUS 'MELTDOWN' (Dim Pol Who Punched Traffic Agent)

    01/22/2005 1:56:07 AM PST · by kattracks · 9 replies · 549+ views
    Pol hit by new accusation. An ex-aide accused state Sen. Kevin Parker of putting her into a headlock in an angry confrontation two years ago that foreshadowed Parker's slugfest this week with a traffic agent, sources said yesterday. The Senate's Democratic leader, Sen. David Paterson of Manhattan, confirmed that Parker's aide, Neysha Williams, reported the March 2003 incident to his staff, but said he did not know of the alleged headlock. Williams alleged Parker (D-Brooklyn) shoved her out of his office during a "screaming, finger-pointing" confrontation, said Paterson. "She said the shoving could have been inadvertent, so she wasn't...
  • Pentagon Moves to Prevent Sexual Assault

    01/04/2005 5:55:22 PM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies · 614+ views
    NY Times ^ | January 4, 2005 | DAVID STOUT
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 - Acknowledging serious flaws in how it has dealt with sexual assault within the military, the Pentagon announced steps today aimed at preventing such crimes, investigating them more thoroughly when they occur and treating victims with more consideration. Defense Department officials said that, from now on, there will be one set of definitions among all services, and at every base within each service, on what constitutes sexual assault. There will also be uniform procedures for dealing with possible victims and suspected offenders, the officials said. "The department understands that our traditional system does not afford sexual-assault victims...
  • CNN/AP reports Rossi (R) wins WA governor's race, beating Gregoire (D)

    11/24/2004 12:45:59 PM PST · by Cableguy · 71 replies · 5,531+ views
    CNN/AP | 11/24/04
    Just heard on CNN. Details to follow.

    11/24/2004 7:12:51 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 178 replies · 6,263+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 11/23/04
    When Hillary Clinton runs for president, she may have to face her own version of the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth - in the form of her husband's accusers, the women the Clintons have been trying to erase from the national memory of Bill's presidency. Reacting to Sen. Clinton's efforts to use the opening of her husband's presidential library last week as a springboard for her campaign, star impeachment witness Kathleen Willey told NewsMax, "I have some words of advice for the former first lady. Remember the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth." Willey said she was struck by the fact that...
  • German mosque targeted in firebomb attack

    11/18/2004 11:10:42 AM PST · by knighthawk · 16 replies · 610+ views
    The Turkish Press ^ | November 17 2004 | AFP
    SINSHEIM, Germany, Nov 18 (AFP) - A mosque in southern Germany has been damaged in an overnight attack with a molotov cocktail, the prosecutor's office in Heidelberg said on Thursday. Investigators said a bottle filled with flammable liquid was thrown at the main entrance of the mosque in Sinsheim but it rebounded from a pane of glass above the wooden door and burst into flames on the ground. A local resident saw the flames and put out the fire, which did not cause any damage inside the mosque. The cost of the damage to the outside of the mosque has...
  • Clinton Lie-brary Opens (Live Thread-On Now CSPAN 3!)

    11/18/2004 7:46:33 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 1,578 replies · 39,901+ views
    CSPAN ^ | 11/18/04 | Brian Lamme
    Former President William Jefferson Clinton formerly opens his Presidential Center, which will hold the papers from his two term presidency.Attending the ceremony will be President George W. Bush, former Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush, along with First Lady Laura Bush ,Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rosalyn Carter and Barbara Bush.

    11/14/2004 11:59:08 PM PST · by kattracks · 57 replies · 4,437+ views
    New York Post ^ | 11/15/04 | AP
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As former President Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library.
  • Clinton Library Opening in Little Rock ["Messy Legacy" Will Be On Full Display]

    11/14/2004 4:56:16 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 77 replies · 1,863+ views
    AP ^ | Sun Nov 14 | DAVID HAMMER
    As Bill Clinton's library is unveiled at a gala opening this week, one thing is certain: His messy legacy will be on full display. One alcove will be dedicated to impeachment, and organizers have promised not to sidestep even Monica Lewinsky or Paula Jones. The 58-year-old political superstar is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors a year to his library. "Bill Clinton is a rock star," said Skip Rutherford, head of Clinton's nonprofit foundation that built the $165 million library. "He is Elvis." The William J. Clinton Presidential Center, a metaphorical "bridge to the 21st century" cantilevered out...
  • ZOT! To the Good People of the World

    11/04/2004 3:16:06 PM PST · by liberty byrd · 145 replies · 3,230+ views
    A concerned citizen
    To all good people of countries other than the US- WE are now officially a rogue nation- please don’t blame the citizens of the US as we have been taken over by Nazis. Trust us, we are more frightened than you. There is no possible way that Bush is the most popular president ever. There is no way that he won this election. It is a lie, supported by fraudulent elections and corrupt government officials. There is no popular support for Bush, only Bush freepers on the net paid for by homeland security to convince other nations and naive US...
  • ZOT! Censorship on Freerepublic.com proves every point I made.

    11/04/2004 11:53:37 AM PST · by AndreINCA · 142 replies · 3,279+ views
    You all took turns laughing because I am an extreme left, but I laugh at you because you people proved me right. You delete remarks for no other reason but you don't like the thoughts expressed, (though mine was left for assument) inactivate my account, and preach free speech for all. My words weren't for the purpose of starting a war, only to say, "hey, what do you think about this?" I didn't get one intellgent arugment. Name calling yes, insults yes, nothing thought provoking. So you cane prove me right yet again, and delete this post and inactivate my...
  • You People Can Zot My Ass

    11/03/2004 3:10:27 PM PST · by Paul Schwinn · 324 replies · 7,480+ views
    The late Mr. Schwinn, knocked off his trike by a bolt of lightning.
    Exactly why are you retards happy that this Cokehead chimp is back? Do Conservatives like escalating budget deficits? I guess so. Do Conservatives like pointless wars initiated by lies? I guess so. You really must love outsourced jobs and a crappy economy. You are probably too stupid to realize how the country is now screwed. To hell with all of you.
  • ZOT! Don't support Bush, hear Osama Bin Laden out.

    11/03/2004 4:37:48 PM PST · by AndreSOCAL · 146 replies · 3,715+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | 11-03-2004 | Andre
    Following is the full English transcript of Usama bin Ladin's speech in a videotape sent to Aljazeera. In the interests of authenticity, the content of the transcript, which appeared as subtitles at the foot of the screen, has been left unedited. Praise be to Allah who created the creation for his worship and commanded them to be just and permitted the wronged one to retaliate against the oppressor in kind. To proceed: Peace be upon he who follows the guidance: People of America this talk of mine is for you and concerns the ideal way to prevent another Manhattan, and...
  • Global Warming [I believe. Zot! See, it just got another one!]

    11/03/2004 2:10:25 PM PST · by fred3 · 118 replies · 2,334+ views
    I was just wondering how many freepers believe in global warming? What do you think about it?
  • Chirac warns of 'catastrophe' of world 'choked' by US values

    10/07/2004 3:35:07 PM PDT · by kingattax · 129 replies · 2,525+ views
    Expatica ^ | - 8 OCTOBER 2004
    HANOI, Oct 7 (AFP) - French President Jacques Chirac warned Thursday of a "catastrophe" for global diversity if the United States' cultural hegemony goes unchallenged. Speaking at a French cultural centre in Hanoi ahead of Friday's opening of a summit of European and Asian leaders, Chirac said France was right to stand up for cultural and linguistic diversity. The outspoken French president warned that the world's different cultures could be "choked" by US values. This, he said, would lead to a "general world sub-culture" based around the English language, which would be "a real ecological catastrophe". Citing Hollywood's stranglehold over...
  • A call for civility on Free Republic

    08/30/2004 10:05:23 PM PDT · by ChicagoHebrew · 649 replies · 9,946+ views
    Vanity | 08/31/04 | ChicagoHebrew
    I enjoy this forum, but lately I've noticed a troubling tendency for posters here to descend into horrible and immature name-calling. Such name-calling, and extremism without reason does nothing but harm our cause. It turns off casual lurkers and readers of this forum. It provides fodder for this forum to be demonized and non-respected elsewhere. Below I provide a few examples. I call on Freepers to stop using such terms voluntarily. If that doesn't work, I call on the moderators to warn, if not censor, posters who use such terms. I realize that Democratic Underground uses even more ridiculous terms...
  • Help me out here... (ZOT!!! Sure, pal. Anything for a real patriot.)

    07/24/2004 11:02:26 AM PDT · by A-Real-Patriot · 191 replies · 4,138+ views
    By you own admission, the Free Republic hates democrats, non-Christians, gays, the environment, strong women and pacificts to name a few. That's about 80% of your fellow Americans that you oppose. You claim to be defenders of the constitution and yet you support amendments allowing the federal government to tell you who you can marry and what religion you should follow. You claim to believe in free speech and in the next sentence say you will censor anyone that doesn't agree with you. And yet you claim to to be pro FREEDOM? I don't get it.