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  • APNewsBreak: Tennessee brings back electric chair

    05/22/2014 7:06:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 79 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 22, 2014 8:27 PM EDT | Erik Schelzig
    Tennessee has decided to bring back the electric chair. Republican Gov. Bill Haslam on Thursday signed a bill into law allowing the state to electrocute death row inmates in the event the state is unable to obtain drugs used for lethal injections. […] Richard Dieter, the executive director of the Death Penalty Information Center, said Tennessee is the first state to enact a law to reintroduce the electric chair without giving prisoners an option. …
  • George Bush Admits Failure

    10/28/2010 9:10:43 AM PDT · by facedodge · 65 replies
    Gather ^ | 10/28/2010
    George Bush finally admitted failure, but not about what many would think. Former President Bush believes his biggest failure was on Social Security reform. Bush wanted to implement a semi-private . . .
  • Palin Is Distant Second in GOP Match-Ups with Huckabee, Romney

    10/19/2009 7:48:35 AM PDT · by DanZanRyu · 382 replies · 6,892+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | October 19, 2009 | Rasmussen Reports
    Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s forthcoming autobiography has been at the top of the Amazon book charts for weeks, and it hasn’t even been released yet. At least in the eyes of the political Left, she is now perhaps America’s most visible national Republican. But new Rasmussen Reports national telephone surveying finds Palin losing handily in face-to-face march-ups with her two likeliest challengers for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. Among likely Republican primary voters, Palin now trails former Arkansas governor-turned-Fox-TV-host Mike Huckabee by 20 points – 55% to 35%. When her opponent is ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, Palin loses by...
  • Santorum looking like a goner

    09/21/2006 7:43:51 AM PDT · by fishywish · 45 replies · 1,448+ views
    Rasmussen, Keystone poll
    In the new Rasmussen poll, Casey leads Santorum 49-39%, and the new Keystone poll shows it 45-38% with Casey ahead. If Santorum is going to make a move, it had better start happening soon...
  • I sat on this sleeper account for four years so I could post this idiocy

    08/12/2006 4:24:42 PM PDT · by goGOP · 71 replies · 1,583+ views
    <p>If you go to google website and search for "failure" The first thing listed is George W. Bush bio.</p>
  • Lightning zeros in on teenager's tunes

    07/09/2006 9:45:41 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 28 replies · 919+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 07/06/06 | Felisa Cardona
    Castle Rock - Jason Bunch was listening to Metallica on his iPod while mowing the lawn outside his Castle Rock home Sunday afternoon when lightning hit him. The last thing the 17-year-old remembers was that a storm was coming from the north and he had only about 15 minutes before he should go inside. Next thing he knew, he was in his bed, bleeding from his ears and vomiting. He was barefoot and had taken off his burned T-shirt and gym shorts. He doesn't know how he got back in the house. Bunch immediately called his mother, who was in...
  • Hi - I'm new here and like to post random items I receive in email, please don't ZOT me.

    06/10/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by concernedcitizenusa · 95 replies · 6,860+ views
    snopes ^ | 6-10-2006 | ConcernedCitizenUSA
    THESE ARE THE SENATORS WHO VOTED TO GIVE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TO ILLEGAL ALIENS REGARDLESS OF POLITICAL PARTY, THESE POLITICIANS NEED TO BE DEFEATED IN 2006, 2008 OR 2010, WHENEVER THEY NEXT COME UP FOR OFFICE. SEND THIS TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW; THE ENTIRE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES NEEDS TO KNOW THIS INFORMATION -- THAT IS, UNLESS THEY DO NOT MIND SHARING THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY WITH FOREIGN WORKERS WHO NEVER PAID INTO IT AND AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE BEING LEFT OUT. Grouped by Home State Alabama: Alaska: Stevens (R-AK), Yea Arizona: McCain (R-AZ), Yea Arkansas: Lincoln (D-AR), Yea Pryor (D-AR),...
  • Malvo and the War Debate (ZOT!!! Why not to go off antipsychotic meds without a doctor’s guidance)

    05/29/2006 6:48:25 AM PDT · by DanPride · 80 replies · 4,217+ views
    Me | Today | Dan Pride
    I am curious why none of the media covers the most important aspect of the Malvo shootings. If you look at Newspapers on the dates when the shootings are underway you discover something I find quite interesting. The shootings begin to dominate the news the day before the debate on the Iraq war starts and they catch them the day after the declaration of war??? If you ask most people "do you remember the debate about starting the second Iraq war", they will all answer "yes of course". But if you followup with the question "name one point in the...
  • What is a FReeper? (zot)

    05/30/2006 12:41:24 PM PDT · by Uddercha0s · 183 replies · 7,024+ views
    5/30/06 | Uddercha0s
    I recently received a reply to a post that stated: "This should be beneath a "freeper". Sad." So I asked.. what is it that makes a FReeper? My reply (and I will admit was tasteless) was also questioning. It stirred controversy and was removed? Why Moderators? Can you not tell me? Did it not meet with your "FReeper" mentality? According to all posted guidelines it should be listed but no, you chose to delete it. Yes.. I'm the first one IBTZ, I'm sure you'll nick me for speaking up..
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...
  • Seriously, Why Don't You Trolls Try Something Original?

    01/01/2006 9:27:23 AM PST · by inquisitive · 171 replies · 7,753+ views
    Why does anybody support George w Bush as President? He is clearly the worst President I have ever seen -- a complete disaster. And before you say anything, I have been a registered Republican for 25 years.
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • ZOT! Censorship alleged

    12/17/2005 5:27:56 AM PST · by Dances With Fascists · 337 replies · 7,870+ views
    Censored News & Ideas ^ | 9/11/04 | unknown
    Lies of omission about 9/11 -- stoking fears of terrorism THEY WANT YOU TO BE AFRAID The following post was censored by freerepublic.com shortly after it was posted on their "public" forum on 9/11/04. That forum is designed to appear as though it is a community forum open to all, but this post only received three responses before it and its replies were deleted, and a repeat posting at 4 am PST on 9/20/04 didn't stay online for 5 minutes! Someone is apparently watching closely over the content of the freerepublic.com forums and censoring them 24/7 (though they might have...
  • Stanley Tookie Williams executed

    12/13/2005 12:47:16 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 502 replies · 17,666+ views
    CNN.com ^ | 12/13/05 | CNN
    Stanley Tookie Williams executed Crips gang co-founder put to death for 4 murders Tuesday, December 13, 2005; Posted: 3:38 a.m. EST (08:38 GMT) SAN QUENTIN, California (CNN) -- Convicted killer and Crips gang co-founder Stanley Tookie Williams was executed early Tuesday at the California state prison at San Quentin. The execution went ahead as scheduled after the U.S. Supreme Court late Monday rejected a last-ditch appeal. The high court's ruling followed California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's decision to deny clemency for Williams, 51, who received a lethal injection at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday (3:01 a.m. ET).
  • JUST IN FROM KFI -- CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT REJECTS TOOKIE LAST-MINUTE APPEAL

    12/11/2005 8:34:48 PM PST · by doug from upland · 327 replies · 9,397+ views
    KFI | 12-11-05 | dfu
    KFI in Los Angeles just announced that the California Supreme Court has denied Tookie Williams appeal for an emergency stay. Let's see if KFI got it right this time.
  • L.A. Leaders Seek Peace if Williams Dies

    12/10/2005 7:26:59 AM PST · by Qwertrew · 110 replies · 2,122+ views
    ABC News ^ | 12/10/2005 | JEREMIAH MARQUEZ
    Los Angeles Leaders Call for Peace if Crips Gang Co-Founder Williams Is Executed LOS ANGELES Dec 9, 2005 — Community leaders Friday called for peace in the city if convicted killer and Crips gang co-founder Stanley Tookie Williams is put to death next week as scheduled. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger heard arguments this week from Williams' lawyers seeking to spare his life but hasn't said if he will grant clemency to the death row inmate condemned for the 1979 killing of four people. Williams' supporters, from political leaders to the rapper Snoop Dogg, say Williams has turned his life around and...
  • Something Every Zottee Should Realize

    11/17/2005 6:15:41 AM PST · by Turkey Day · 270 replies · 7,570+ views
    <p>You people are jerks. Not likeable jerks either, but the kind folks would like to smack in the back of the head with a shovel. Think Judge Snells from Caddyshack or Neidermier from Animal House.</p> <p>I know this probably comes as a shock to you, but if you do some serious soul searching, you'll realize that I am right.</p>
  • Russian ZOT "Meta-Group" Behind 9/11?

    11/03/2005 4:55:34 PM PST · by snowback · 148 replies · 3,954+ views
    Lobster. The Journal of Parapolitics ^ | 10/29/05 | Peter Dale Scott
    Concluding Question: The Meta-Group and the United States Government It seems clear that the meta-group, with its influential connections on at least three continents, was powerful enough to effect changes, through the Russian 9/11, in Russian history. The question arises whether they could similarly effect changes in American history as well. As we have seen Russian sources claim that the U.S. Government has had access to he meta-group, for such especially sensitive projects as the assassination of Abu al Walid al-Hamadi. They claim the meta-group's involvement in a number of U.S.-sponsored regime changes in eastern Europe, from the overthrow of...
  • I am not a poster. I am a crispy critter.

    10/27/2005 8:31:33 AM PDT · by The Zontron 7000 · 10,064 replies · 36,036+ views
    I am an internet java script sent to infiltrate your site and transform you from political neanderthals into a modern 21st Century progressive mode. This is your first warning. Do not try and resist. It is useless. Accept your fate. You will be assimilated.
  • China Names Condom for Bill Clinton

    09/21/2005 3:38:25 AM PDT · by MrPiper · 28 replies · 1,431+ views
    True legacy?? A Chinese company is honoring ex-president Bill Clinton by naming a new line of condoms after him - along with a companion line of condoms that will be named after his ex-girlfriend, Monica Lewinsky........
  • ZOT! Why are you signed up?

    06/23/2005 9:48:56 AM PDT · by Hothead · 112 replies · 2,198+ views
    Why do we sit behind our computers? Why not enroll? Who is with me? The real message we can send to the left is to enroll in the military. Who's coming with me? I am going this afternoon. Stand up for your President and this country. Stop being an armchair supporter. Lets mobilize. Who's with me?
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Why Want Bush Do Something about the cost of gas? (ZOT!!! He awaits orders from Juwish Modz.)

    03/23/2005 4:07:55 PM PST · by John Zell · 175 replies · 8,487+ views
    Gas costs so much. I cant afford it. Why want Bush do something? Don't say he can't. His daddy or his handlers could be on the phone in 2 minutes with the Rothchilds and by 1 week, oil prices would be under $20 and gas would be 1 dollar a gallon. You know it and I know it. Why want he? Do you know? Is there sombody we can call? Plaese advice.
  • Hillary Awareness Day 2005

    01/01/2005 2:11:41 PM PST · by Scarfo · 183 replies · 4,247+ views
    hillaryrepublicans.com ^ | 1, Jan 2005 | hillaryrepublicans.com
    HILLARY AWARENESS DAY - Friday Jan 14th 2005 - HR is pleased to announce that a formal on line web-conference will be held on the above date. There will be many topics presented, hand out material and formal discussions. Registration for the event is free and those wishing to attend must be pre-registered to post and participate. Information on the link.
  • I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot.

    12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST · by hk409 · 36,140 replies · 219,508+ views
  • White Nationalist Group Targets Free Republic For Infiltration

    07/01/2004 4:11:35 PM PDT · by stands2reason · 983 replies · 20,063+ views
    Stormfront White Nationalist Community | http://www.stormfront.org/forum/showthread.php?t=136664 | Multiple posters
    <p>Svyatoslav_Igorevich has taken a keen interest in inducing Stormfront members to register at Free Republic. Free Republic is approximately five times as large as Stormfront.</p> <p>"How do we penetrate Free Republic?"</p> <p>Over the past few years, Free Republic has gotten less and less interesting. However, many posters and readers at Free Republic are four square behind stopping the illegal invasion from Mexico. This is one topic on which you will be allowed to post at Free Republic.</p>
  • ZOT!!! (Blumenthal + advice to "true conservatives" = smoldering heap)

    05/04/2004 9:46:54 AM PDT · by bumblebear · 181 replies · 654+ views
    The Guardian ^ | Thursday, April 29, 2004 | Sidney Blumenthal
    ...according to a study by the University of Maryland: 57 % of those surveyed "believe that before the war Iraq was providing substantial support to al-Qaida", and 45% "believe that evidence that Iraq was supporting al-Qaida has been found". Moreover, 65% believe that "experts" have confirmed that Iraq had WMD.
  • Retread troll Zotted: 2003 Yutzes of the Year List

    12/11/2003 7:49:44 AM PST · by aorto57 · 94 replies · 774+ views
    Rush Limbaugh Decision: “Do I make a racial reference about popular Eagles quarterback and Campbell’s Chunky Soup spokesperson Donavan McNabb, thus setting myself up for national ridicule, embarrassing myself, creating a situation that will cause the media to put me under a microscope thus uncovering the fact I am a drug addict and losing a nice cushy gig with ESPN (or) do I keep my mouth shut?” MEGA DITTO YUTZ FOR RUSH. Kobe Bryant Decision: “Do I remain faithful to my vows to my drop dead gorgeous loving wife and family, maintain my reputation as a solid citizen, consider my...
  • Viking Kittie Lightning Strike

    07/02/2003 5:02:55 AM PDT · by jriemer · 525 replies · 17,452+ views
    Self | 7/2/03 | Self
    Freepers Everywhere, Welcome to the First Annual Free Republic Lightning Storm – an online display of natural and man-made fireworks and patriotic images – in anticipation of the Fourth of July and the safe return of all of our Servicemen and women on tours of duty around the world. Most every community in America celebrates the Fourth of July with Fireworks in some fashion. Free Republic is an on-line community and this tradition should be no different. That’s why we decided that the Free Republic needed it’s own on-line Fireworks display to honor America, Freedom and those who sacrifice...
  • LONG LIVE FR MODERATORS! NO ONE ZOTS ME LIKE THEY DO!

    05/22/2003 9:26:20 AM PDT · by tobykeith666 · 79 replies · 554+ views