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  • The REAL Donald Trump: Come Get To Know Him

    02/21/2016 7:08:44 PM PST · by Critical 1 · 110 replies
    RedState ^ | February 19, 2016 | Caleb Howe
    Today, conservative talk radio host, Blaze TV host, NRA star, author of Hands Off My Gun, Tea Party activist, and general defender of freedom and liberty Dana Loesch has taken a huge step in the fight being brought to bear against Donald Trump's bid for the GOP nomination. Dana has put together the most comprehensive and authoritative take-down of every myth Donald Trump fans swallow, believe, and perpetuate online and offline that can possibly be constructed, in a blog post and the video below. ... Take yourself seriously. Pay attention to this. It's important. It's the truth. Blog Post:
  • Ted Cruz once again proves himself presidential

    02/07/2016 1:47:56 AM PST · by GregKremer · 163 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 7, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    As the New Hampshire primary fast approaches, I wish to remind voters that our next commander-in-chief must be of the highest character, cut from the rare cloth of our founders. Sometimes God gives us great gifts in ugly packages. Recent attacks on Ted Cruz from both the Trump and Dr. Carson campaigns gifted Cruz an opportunity to show his character and presidential instincts.
  • Iowa Voters on Cruz: He's Conservative Enough, But Is He Electable?

    11/28/2015 6:24:10 PM PST · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    NBC News ^ | Nov 28 2015 | Vaughn Hillyard
    DES MOINES, Iowa -- Ted Cruz is rising in the polls. He has one of the stronger Republican organizations in the GOP presidential race. And he certainly has a path to win the Iowa caucuses, especially after a recent Quinnipiac poll found Cruz in a dead heat with Donald Trump here in the Hawkeye State. But some Iowa Republicans - even those open to his message - wonder if Cruz is too conservative and controversial to win the general election as the Republican Party's presidential nominee. Bob Wilson, 64, of Johnston, Iowa, who likes Cruz but is undecided on a...
  • Putin: Do you realize what you have done?

    09/29/2015 7:19:21 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 37 replies ^ | 9/28/2015 | Everett Rosenfeld
    Putin: Do you realize what you have done? Everett Rosenfeld | @Ev_Rosenfeld 21 Hours Ago Russian President Vladimir Putin told the U.N. on Monday that those who supported democratic revolutions in the Middle East are to blame for the rise of a globally ambitious Islamic State. "Instead of the triumph of democracy and progress, we got violence, poverty and social disaster — and nobody cares a bit about human rights, including the right to life," Putin said through a translator. "I cannot help asking those who have forced that situation: Do you realize what you have done?" The Russian president...
  • 7 Million Apple Watch Orders Received, According To Analyst (Lies)

    06/01/2015 9:05:39 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 32 replies
    Uber Gizmo ^ | 06/02/2015 09:16 UTC | Tyler Lee
    Prior to the Apple Watch’s launch, many were already predicting that the device would be the answer to wearables and be the device that would change the landscape of the wearables industry. Initial reviews are a bit mixed but it is Apple’s first-gen smartwatch so there are bound to be some areas that could be improved upon. However if the figures provided by analysts are accurate, it seems that there are many who are interested in the device regardless of the reviews. According to the latest numbers from Global Equities Research, they have estimated that Apple has received 7 million...
  • Geologist resurrects Jesus family tomb spat

    04/06/2015 9:07:43 PM PDT · by concernedcitizen76 · 31 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | April 6, 2015
    (NBC NEWS) A long-running archaeological controversy has been resurrected, thanks to a newly revealed analysis of scrapings from a first-century tomb in East Jerusalem and a bone box attributed to “James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus.” The analysis, described on Easter Sunday in The New York Times and the Jerusalem Post, links the limestone box (also known as an ossuary) to the tomb — which in turn has been linked to Jesus’ family story. Both the box and the tomb have previously created media sensations: In 2004, Israeli authorities charged antiquities dealer Oded Golan with forging the “Jesus inscription”...
  • Woman Raised by Lesbian Couple: 'I Ached Every Day For a Dad'

    03/22/2015 5:15:44 AM PDT · by xzins · 66 replies
    CNS ^ | March 20, 2015 | Michael W. Chapman
    Heather Barwick, who was raised by her mother and her mother's lesbian partner, wrote in an essay this week that same-sex "marriage" is not the same as normal marriage between a man and a woman, that the traditional family is best, and that while growing up she "ached every day for a dad." Heather Barwick, who was raised by her mother and her mother's lesbian partner, says "gay marriage" not only redefines marriage but also parenting and that "as a little girl, I so desperately wanted a daddy." (Photo: The Federalist.) Barwick, who is 31 now, married, and has four...
  • Because I'm a [faux] Conservative I support the liberal platform ZOT!

    03/23/2015 6:44:37 AM PDT · by Kaled · 144 replies
    An Incredibly Minor Public Figure ^ | 03-15-2015 | Michael Charney
    Because I'm a Conservative, I believe in a strong separation of church and state. As Eliade wrote in The Sacred and the Profane, "the sacred always manifests itself as a reality of a wholly different order from 'natural' realities." We do a disservice to the truly sacred when we force it into Caesar's world. What is sacred to me is between myself and my Maker--and forcing that into the public square diminishes both of Us. Because I'm a Conservative, I care about the environment. Whether prompted by the Bible or by our own sense of morality (itself a part of...
  • The Most Surprising Gay Marriage Poll We've Seen In A While [retread zot]

    02/18/2015 3:41:54 PM PST · by Dalek · 87 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/17/15 | Aaron Blake
    Everyone wants to know whether Jeb Bush can survive his support for Common Core and comprehensive immigration reform in today's Republican Party. One deal-breaker that might surprise people, though: His opposition to gay marriage. NBC News and Marist College are out with a batch of new 2016 primary polls. And as you might expect, Common Core, immigration reform, belief in man-made climate change and support for raising taxes on the wealthy are among those with the potential to alienate lots of conservatives. But according to the polls, so does opposition to gay marriage--an issue on which Bush agrees with basically...
  • Need Posting Help

    I just re-joined FR and I would like to post to my local NC state board but I am not able to. How do I get the ability to do that?
  • NASA Worker Sees Men Walk Over To Viking Lander On Mars (Viking ... Kitties... Zot...Too Easy)

    Jackie stated that she used to work at NASA and handled the down-linked telemetry, back in 1979. States that one night, while watching the live feed coming from the Viking Rover on Mars, that she saw two men in suits, along with some colleagues, stroll in from the horizon, and then proceeded to walk over to the Viking Lander.
  • A Conservative Case for Marriage Equality and Zots

    03/13/2014 3:56:08 PM PDT · by Aqua Buddhist · 139 replies
    The Princeton Tory ^ | February 11, 2014 | Evan Draim
    Within a few days, a federal district judge in my home-state of Virginia will likely rule on the constitutionality of the commonwealth’s Marshall-Newman Amendment, which only permits marriage between one man and one woman. Frankly, as a conservative Republican and as a Christian, I hope that the amendment is struck down. Republicans value marriage so highly because it encourages people to live according to conservative values. For instance, by enabling two people to share resources, marriage makes couples more financially secure, thereby reducing their dependence on government. In addition, marriage binds people into permanent, monogamous relationships, enabling couples to more...
  • Like William Buckley, I believe adult use of some drugs should be decriminalized. What say you? Zot!

    04/26/2013 8:31:00 PM PDT · by Mason880 · 210 replies
    My thought is certain recreational drugs, such as marijuana, should remain off legal limits for the under 18 year olds, but become legally available when used in the proper environment. In many ways, pot is quite similar to alcohol, in that they should be used responsibly. My thought is to make the sale of marijuana less profitable by making it legal for home use. Personally, I don't smoke anything now, and do not want the smell of tobacco or pot on my clothes should I visit a public place, such as a shopping mall or bus stop. I know this...
  • Did Boehner have anything to do with Allen West's redistricting?

    12/07/2012 7:14:40 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 19 replies
    FLORIDA’S GOP ESTABLISHMENT TRYING TO REDISTRICT ALLEN WEST OUT OF A SEAT? - January 31st, 2012Allen West: House GOP leadership ‘sold us down the road’ for ‘pathetic policy’ - January 06, 2012
  • Robber fed Viagra and kept as sex slave by salon owner

    11/24/2012 10:14:32 PM PST · by Fred · 62 replies ^ | 112412 | The Sun News
    A GUNMAN who tried to rob a hairdressers came a cropper when he was beaten and tied up naked by the female owner – who then fed him Viagra and used him as a sex slave. Viktor Jasinski, 32, had gone to the salon with the intention of robbing it. But after demanding the day’s takings he instead found himself overcome by the owner – karate black belt Olga Zajac, 28, – who floored him with a kick and tied him up with a hair dryer cable. She then took him into a back room at the salon at Meshchovsk,...
  • California Gov. Brown: DOJ, Obama should 'respect' state marijuana laws

    11/11/2012 3:52:20 PM PST · by Libloather · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/11/12 | Zack Colman
    Calif. Gov. Brown: DOJ, Obama should 'respect' state marijuana lawsBy Zack Colman - 11/11/12 10:12 AM ET California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) said the federal government should let recently passed marijuana legalization laws stand in Colorado and Washington. “It’s time for the Justice Department to recognize the sovereignty of the states,” Brown said Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union. “I believe the president and the Department of Justice ought to respect the will of these states.” Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana for recreational use through ballot measures last week. But marijuana is still outlawed at the federal level, which...
  • ELECTION PREDICTIONS for retread troll ZOT Thread

    11/02/2012 3:50:04 PM PDT · by stroll · 116 replies
    Troll Analysis | 11-2-12
    Starting with the best available source of trend data and adding a bit of thought and analysis, I come up with the following conclusions. First, the reasoning: The Northeast: The Northeast is a solid Democratic Party stronghold, and with the growth of the Northern Virginia suburbs has expanded to include that state in its political orbit. The South: The South remains mostly Republican. However, Hurricane Sandy exerts a strong political impact here, giving President Obama an opportunity to display his leadership chops while reminding people of Dubya's inept handling of Katrina. This effect isn't great enough to tip the Gulf...
  • Interesting Zot with Tons of Subjects!!

  • The Short, Miserable Life of Wise Hectare (Meet America's Latest ZOT)

    08/02/2012 10:20:12 AM PDT · by Wise Hectare · 67 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | Joe Hagan
    ...Arpaio is an unabashed carnival barker. And his antics might be amusing if he weren't also notorious for being not just the toughest but the most corrupt and abusive sheriff in America. As Arizona has become center stage for the debate over illegal immigration and the civil rights of Latinos, Arpaio has sold himself as the symbol of nativist defiance, a modern-day Bull Connor bucking the federal government over immigration policy.... ...Arpaio is so obsessed with the often illusory crimes of immigrants that he ignored more than 400 cases of sexual abuse he was responsible for investigating, including assaults on...
  • Washed in the Blood of Jesus!

    02/03/2012 8:41:21 PM PST · by One of the sons · 69 replies
    You know what? I have been watching this blog for some time and this is my first post. I seem to see those who take the name Christian, but through their post they don’t seem to baring much good fruit. A lot of the posts are slanderous to say the least. Some condemn Romney others condemn Gingrich etc. People we as Christians need to get down on our knees and first and foremost ask our LORD to forgive us of our Backslidden sinful ways (sin is sin with no degrees). God is the Person who will put our next president...
  • Republicans Have Only Themselves To Blame [Hey, lookee! I'm a retread zotee!!]

    02/01/2012 6:47:11 AM PST · by energized · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | January 30, 2012 | Richard Cohen
    On Saturday night, at precisely 9:19 and 30 seconds, my iPhone, my iPad, my computer and, for all I know, my toaster were informed that Herman Cain had endorsed Newt Gingrich. The ping-ping of the devices suggested that something momentous had happened--alerts from both The Post and the New York Times--but in fact it was just additional evidence that the Republican Party has become a circus: One clown endorsed another. It’s hard to know who is the more ridiculous figure — the grandiloquent, bombastic and compulsively dishonest Gingrich, or the beguilingly ignorant Cain, a man who has never held elective...
  • The Short Bus on the Road to Getting Zotted

    12/14/2011 8:50:20 AM PST · by Annoying Imp · 59 replies
    Troll Post ^ | 12/9/11 | some buttmunch
  • You people can’t seriously be thinking of zotting yet another flaming paultard retread spam monkey

    12/01/2011 2:58:00 PM PST · by federal__reserve · 162 replies
    Hot Air ^ | NOVEMBER 30, 2011 | AllahPundit
    Ron Paul: Wrong about many things, but not everything.
  • Vanity: Romney Supporters Banned from FR? [retread troll gets the zot]

    11/02/2011 6:44:06 PM PDT · by Solaia · 10 replies
    What do we think of this? I'm not talking about any bannings and whether they were justified or not. What I mean is, showing FR in a negative light like this. It doesn't show us as open minded and most people equate banning to censorship. And well, that doesn't exactly jive with the Constitution and the Bill of Rights we hold so dear. Jim can do what he wants. He owns the site. I moderate a website that my friend owns and it's the same tact we take with trolls and spammers. But we never ban people for simply taking...
  • True ZOT, For All Americans

    11/04/2011 10:55:20 AM PDT · by merryandrew · 68 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11-3-11 | Andrew Rosenthal
    It has been 47 years since the passage of the Civil Rights Act, and 46 years since the passage of the Voting Rights Act. And yet the political leaders of this nation of liberty cannot seem to muster the courage and principle to sweep away one remaining example of institutionalized, government-sanctioned discrimination: The 1996 law that denies the right of marriage to same-sex couples. The law, the Defense of Marriage Act, was passed in the heat of election-year fear and bigotry against men who want to marry other men, and women who want to marry other women. It was a...
  • New user

    08/27/2011 11:14:17 AM PDT · by DF Chicken · 31 replies
    Hi. I’m Mike from Omaha, Nebraska. I’m new to Free Republic. I came here because I’m a Republican and usually vote Republican. Mike
  • Rick Perry's Gaffe Problem

    08/19/2011 2:42:11 PM PDT · by HerbieHoover · 109 replies
    US News ^ | 8/18/11 | Kenneth T. Walsh
    Perry's announcement speech got positive coverage, but the media's approach has been growing increasingly negative. Perry has been very visible, voluble, and controversial, and the media have been portraying him as something verging on a loose cannon. One example was his response to a question about whether President Obama loves his country. Perry said the questioner would have to ask Obama--which left the impression that Perry has doubts about the president's patriotism. Another example came yesterday, when Perry called global warming "a scientific theory that has not been proven and from my perspective is more and more being put into...
  • I WAS WRONG ABOUT SAME-SEX MARRIAGE and got the zot (again)

    06/29/2011 8:15:42 AM PDT · by No Brainer · 147 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/27/11 | David Frum
    I was a strong opponent of same-sex marriage. Fourteen years ago, Andrew Sullivan and I forcefully debated the issue at length online (at a time when online debate was a brand new thing). Yet I find myself strangely untroubled by New York state's vote to authorize same-sex marriage -- a vote that probably signals that most of "blue" states will follow within the next 10 years. I don't think I'm alone in my reaction either. Most conservatives have reacted with calm -- if not outright approval -- to New York's dramatic decision. Why? The short answer is that the case...
  • An open letter to Sarah Palin

    05/18/2011 8:15:21 AM PDT · by palin45potus · 41 replies
    An open letter to Governor Sarah Palin: Dear Mrs. Palin, I'm writing this open letter to make the case for you to seriously consider a run for the Presidency in 2012. I believe that our nation is at a critical juncture, and the need for a strong, noble leader is desperate. Times like these are when great leaders often emerge. Winston Churchill in 1940, Ronald Reagan in 1980. Now, it's time for the great leader of the next decade, and I think you are the one we're looking to. We need the GOP to win the presidency next year, but...
  • The DMV Non-disclosure [ZOT!]

    When a good portion of Americans wake up to the facts of the DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) non-disclosure regarding what IS a motor vehicle and what is not a motor vehicle, along with the true definitions of the associated words shared below, they will realize that all acts are voluntary AND who actually has the true power. (Not the usurpers!) rest of article at link.
  • President and family on multi-million dollar Christmas vacation in Hawaii

    12/30/2010 9:19:30 AM PST · by jakerobins · 17 replies · 7+ views
    President Obama and his family are enjoying a delightful Christmas vacation with friends and family in the chief executive's home state of Hawaii. Nobody questions a president's right or need to take take away from the White House, but an investigation by Hawaii Reporter has turned up some eye-opening information about the costs and other aspects of the Obama get-away. * Mrs. Obama’s early flight to Hawaii: $63,000 (White House Dossier) * Obama’s round trip flight to Hawaii: $1 million (GAO estimates) * Housing in beachfront homes for Secret Service and Seals in Kailua ($1,200 a day for 14 days):...
  • Good News! Rep. Portman leads Fisher in Ohio U.S. Senate race.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of likely voters in Ohio's Senate race shows Republican Rob Portman picking up 45 percent support, while his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, earns the vote from 37 percent. Five percent prefer a different candidate, and 13 percent are undecided. In every survey conducted this year, Portman’s support has stayed in the very narrow range of 42 percent to 45 percent of the vote. For Fisher, this survey represents his lowest level of support since regular tracking of the race began in February. Prior to this latest poll, his support had ranged...
  • A Culture of Torture: The Story of Mark Clements

    07/01/2010 1:56:47 PM PDT · by pinstripes715 · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Gaper's Block ^ | 07/01/2010 | Michael Volpe
    "Nigger boy, you gonna cooperate?" a 220lb. Chicago police officer screamed as he pounded on the chest of 16-year-old, 120lb. Mark Clements. As the beating continued, pain shot out from Clements' chest and exploded into the rest of his body. He gasped for air, struggling to breathe, in excruciating pain. Clements say the officer, whom he identifies as John McCann, had a way of getting his knuckles to the tenderest part of the bone.
  • Now scorching the airwaves: The new 'N-word' [No, not *that* Rush. Got Z-word?]

    06/19/2010 11:40:23 AM PDT · by kirbyu · 36 replies · 1,332+ views
    <p>By perpetuating "negrophilia," which Rush describes as an "undue and inordinate affinity for blacks," whites, fearing a brand of racism, shy from frank commentary about race.</p> <p>"Negrophilia" has confused concepts of charity and infected public policy to disastrous effect – particularly for the black community, Rush says.</p>
  • Tony Demasi and the Chicago Way

    06/12/2010 8:12:38 PM PDT · by pinstripes715 · 4 replies · 176+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 06/08/2010 | Michael Volpe
    It was a beautiful summer evening in 2005 and Chicago's social scene was gathered at Japonais, the posh sushi restaurant along the Chicago River, for a fundraiser for Tsunami Foundation. The party was organized by promoter to the charities Jennifer Schwab, who became legendary in the scene by convincing macho men to don high heels and race around the United Center all in the name of charity. Tsunami Foundation offered youth mentoring programs in some of Chicago's roughest neighborhoods as well as college scholarships to deserving high school seniors. The guest of honor Rudy Fratto Jr, the recipient of Tsunami's...
  • Where do fellow Freepers stand? ZOT

    05/05/2010 9:11:41 PM PDT · by Jersey2523 · 122 replies · 2,120+ views
    Retread Troll
    Here are my positions on key issues. What are yours? life -- 100% pro life, no exceptions ever guns -- 2nd amendment guarantees gun owenership rights gays -- I'm for gay marriage taxes -- cut taxes for all and cut wasteful government spending military -- I fully support the Iraq and Afghanistan wars religion -- atheist war on terror -- we must tereat terrorists like terrorists including waterboarding them health care -- repeal disasterous obama bill asap, we need tort reform immigartion -- close borders and deport all illegals environment -- no cap and trade and global warming is a...
  • Greetings! I am new to the zot and would like to induce myself.

    03/31/2010 9:37:30 AM PDT · by assassinforfather · 219 replies · 4,648+ views
    <p>Please do not be alarmed by my username. I am a spiritual assassinforfather. We are at war with the evil spirits some choose to let guide them. My goal is to assassinate those evil spirits to the end. I believe in the end, good will conqeur evil, love will demolish hate, and someday true world peace will come. I see evidence all around of many other's who are joining this fight and brings me great joy. Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem.</p>
  • Former Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland Admits He's Gay

    03/29/2010 2:17:12 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 297 replies · 2,998+ views
    Fox 6 ^ | May 11, 2009
    A Roman Catholic archbishop who resigned in 2002 over a sex and financial scandal involving a man has written a memoir that describes how he struggled with being gay. Archbishop Rembert Weakland, former head of the Milwaukee archdiocese, "is up front about his homosexuality in a church that preferred to ignore gays," Publisher's Weekly wrote in a review Monday. The book, "A Pilgrim in a Pilgrim Church: Memoirs of a Catholic Archbishop," is set to be released in June and is described by the publisher as a self-examination by Weakland of his "psychological, spiritual and sexual growth." The Vatican says...
  • Skydiver crashes through Texas condo roof, dies

    03/25/2010 7:07:28 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies · 1,250+ views
    hosted ^ | Mar 25
    PORT ARANSAS, Texas (AP) -- A skydiver whose parachute collapsed as he was photographing skydiving tandems has died after crashing through a condo roof in Texas. Witnesses say the man's parachute opened but collapsed when he turned into the wind to land in Port Aransas, a coastal town about 15 miles northeast of Corpus Christi.
  • Whitman's conservative core

    03/22/2010 9:20:02 AM PDT · by AlanD · 238 replies · 1,801+ views
    Meg Whitman's Republican rival calls her a liberal. He's not even close. Political writers often describe her as moderate. That misses the mark too. Supporting abortion rights -- even state funding of abortions for the poor -- doesn't automatically make her a moderate. Not when she's prepared to whack benefits for welfare moms -- slash almost any program -- to avoid raising taxes. She opposes same-sex marriage but supports recognizing those unions allowed before Proposition 8 passed. That doesn't make her a moderate either. Not when she insists on eliminating 40,000 state jobs. Whitman unquestionably is a fiscal conservative, despite...
  • Poll: Rand Paul Easily Leads in Senate Race

    02/24/2010 11:17:49 AM PST · by Christian_Capitalist · 186 replies · 2,742+ views
    The Washington Independent ^ | 2-24-2010 | David Weigel
    Poll: Rand Paul Easily Leads in Senate RaceBy David Weigel 2/24/10 11:05 AM For some reason, Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul never gets called the "frontrunner" in that race. Secretary of State Trey Grayson, seen as the favorite of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), still receives that title. But it's another day and another poll -- this one from Magellan Strategies -- showing Paul crushing Grayson. He has a nearly 2-1 lead, 44 percent to Grayson's 23 percent, and a whopping 31-point net favorable rating to Grayson's 11-point net favorable rating.The secret to Paul's success? He's not seen as a...
  • FreeRepublic censorship?

    02/17/2010 12:32:03 AM PST · by ImperialistDaddy · 159 replies · 3,367+ views
    2-17-2010 | Douglas Gross
    <p>I am a bit bothered by this repeated encounter with censorship on your site. This is the second time that I have encountered censorship on your site. The first time was when I was removed from being allowed to post for expressing that FOX News does not represent true conservatism, and it doesn’t.</p>

    01/14/2010 6:44:09 PM PST · by freedomyes · 133 replies · 3,583+ views
    TruthInConviction | Jan 14 | J. Grant Swank, Jr.
    Obama already is in over his head concerning his own country. He has not brought hope and change as he promised. He has been discovered as the inept individual many knew him to be before he walked into the White House.
  • Sarah Palin: A Conservative Loser [But this kittenchow looves Kathleen Parker - see post 184]

    11/24/2009 8:18:49 PM PST · by Pitcairn · 295 replies · 6,540+ views ^ | 25 Nov 09 | Pitcairn
    I have never understood the Sarah Palin attraction. Sorry. I just don’t I am a die-hard conservative, but Sarah Palin does not do it for me. Never did. When she was first announced as John McCain’s running mate, I cringed, but then reluctantly understood. This was a political “Hail Mary” pass for the McCain campaign. Honestly, what could the poor man do from where he stood in the polls and in the modern American environment in which he was nominated? Answer: apparently little, aside from dumbing himself down to the political environment of the times—i.e., try to match the idiocy...
  • Jerry Brown files papers to explore run for governor

    09/29/2009 6:42:55 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 41 replies · 1,407+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 29, 2009 | Michael Finnegan
    Crime | Government | Wildfires | Education | Roman Polanski | Traffic | Westside L.A. NOW Southern California -- this just in « Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post » Jerry Brown files papers to explore run for governor September 29, 2009 | 5:42 pm Jerry Brown dropped the fiction that he was seeking reelection as state attorney general and filed papers today to explore a run for governor, a job he first won in 1974 and has for months been fighting hard, if quietly, to recapture. Brown’s move was born of necessity: Contributions to candidates for...
  • The New Free Republic (ZOT!!)

    09/19/2009 12:51:49 PM PDT · by holly101 · 290 replies · 7,939+ views
    holly101 | 9-19-09 | holly101
    Free Republic used to be the most up to date web site where you could go for the latest news. Now it's been overrun with so many personal blogs and opinions that it's a chore to wade through all the personal stuff to find the real headline news. Even religous post like the daily rants of Joel Osteen, (whom I detest because he's a fake getting rich off gullible Americans)is allowed to be posted on a regular basis but you're not allowed to refute anything he says. Why is he not being put in religion where he belongs? The categories...
  • Witchcraft in the White House

    08/16/2009 1:55:31 PM PDT · by Downwithmarxism · 553+ views
    Kristen Atkinson ^ | August 15, 2009 | Kristen Atkinson
    We must never again allow our leaders to have unaccountable trust! EVER! People are corruptible! We must always question and watch very closely everything they do! Our Freedom, Our beloved Constitution, Our National Sovereignty, “We the People” and the fact that we are a Constitutional Republic is why the United States of America is the Greatest Nation in the World! Any bad truths about our Country are the slow results of the corruptible human nature of a few individuals! Power and wealth can corrupt a person if not kept in check! After we fix our current problems, and we will,...
  • Sarah Palin MUST lead the ZOT against Obamacare!!!

    07/20/2009 10:51:50 PM PDT · by Sarah Supporter · 110 replies · 2,124+ views
    <p>You all know that the country is going through a war against the socialized medicine that Obama is trying to rush through.</p> <p>And what I want to know is, where is Sarah in all this?</p> <p>This is the greatest fight for freedom in history, and she should be out in front.</p>
  • Face of Defense: Captain Continues Career 20 Years After Retirement

    06/15/2009 4:38:54 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 257+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Sgt. Amber Robinson, USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE SHANK, Afghanistan, June 15, 2009 – The average Army career, if a soldier chooses to make a life of the service, is a little more than 20 years. But for one jovial 62-year old Army captain, 20 years hardly seemed like enough. Army Capt. Samuel Carlson, left, and Army Maj. Ryan O’Connor, then assigned to Combined Joint Task Force 101, pose at Bagram Airfield in 2005 during Carlson’s first tour to Afghanistan. Courtesy photo   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Capt. Samuel Carlson, an intelligence officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Task Force Spartan, is...
  • ConservativeXpress Proudly Banned From Free Republic! Thank You For Your ZOT!

    05/16/2009 7:03:22 PM PDT · by trying17 (AKA DrGop0821) · 336 replies · 10,732+ views
    Even Sean Hannity has written off Free Republic, saying "Everyone I knew basically left because of so much childish immature personal attacks, the propensity there to eat their own." [Listen to Sean Hannity’s Statement about Free Republic. ] I was suspended from "conservative" site Free Republic for having an opinion. It's amazing that a so called site dedicated to "Free" would ban someone for having an opinion. I encourage anyone to feel free to post my material on Free Republic or elsewhere as I will no longer be posting on that site. (If anyone knows of other open forums similar...