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  • Breaking again: Freepathon Money Bomb Friday Noon Pacific Time

    07/24/2013 7:22:38 AM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 2 replies
    7/24/13 | b.b.e.b.
    OK, for all those I confused from my earlier post I apologize for lack of specifics! This Friday at noon Pacific time, I encourage my fellow Freepers to make a donation and help bomb away the red line! Reason to donate: You will have sweeter dreams Your mate will find you more attractive You will have better Karma Your car is less likely to break down Food will taste better Your teeth will seem whiter You will likely become thinner People around you will smile more Obama will do less damage to our haggard country!!!!!
  • Politcians reject 'honour' crime reforms

    03/30/2008 5:20:55 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 12 replies · 458+ views
    Stophonourkillings.com ^ | March 28, 2008 | Basim al-Shara'
    Efforts to toughen sentences meet opposition from Islamists. The country’s powerful Islamic parties and leaders are resisting reform of a law that sanctions lenient punishments for those found guilty of so-called honour killings. Article 111 of the Iraqi penal code - passed in 1969 - allows a lesser punishment for the killing of women if the male defendants are found to have had “honourable motives”. Under the law, a man can receive a maximum of three years in prison if he immediately kills or disables his wife or girlfriend after witnessing her engaging in a sexual act with another man....
  • History Channel - "How The Earth Was Made" dosumentary raises many questions in my mind

    12/31/2007 5:40:23 PM PST · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 93 replies · 2,472+ views
    So last night (Sunday, 12/30/07) I get ready in front of the T.V. at 8 p.m. with my son to watch the very much hyped documentary on the History Channel titled "How The Earth Was Made". Since my son is a first-grader and very much into science, his main interests include Earth and the entire Solar System. The two-hour documentary was fantastic, but it raised a key question in my mind and it made me, shall I say, more of a believer in God as Our Creator (not that I ever stopped 'believing', but I'm an open-minded person who believes...
  • Madeleine Albright: Iraq War Sparked Iran, N. Korea

    06/19/2006 3:47:45 PM PDT · by fuyb · 76 replies · 2,027+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Monday, June 19, 2006 3:36 p.m. EDT
    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright criticized the U.S. invasion of Iraq, saying Monday it had encouraged Iran and North Korea to push ahead with their nuclear programs. Albright, who served under President Clinton, said "the message out of Iraq is the wrong one." "The message out of Iraq is that if you don't have nuclear weapons, you get invaded. If you do have nuclear weapons, you don't get invaded," she said after an investors' conference in Moscow. Albright visited North Korea in October 2000, becoming the highest-level American official ever to travel to the country. The two nations do...
  • Updated FR Excerpt and Link Only or Deny Posting List due to Copyright Complaints

    04/05/2004 3:53:42 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 733 replies · 202,406+ views
    April 5, 2004 | Jim Robinson
    <p>Note: Don't post anything at all from the Las Vegas Review Journal or anything from organizations run by Stevens Media, LLC or RightHaven, LLC until the lawsuit brought against us by them is resolved.</p>
  • Hastert tells President Bush FBI raid was unconstitutional

    05/23/2006 5:57:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 382 replies · 6,841+ views
    The Hill ^ | 5/24/06 | Patrick O'Connor
    House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) told President Bush yesterday that he is concerned the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) raid on Rep. William Jefferson’s (D-La.) congressional office over the weekend was a direct violation of the Constitution. Hastert raised concerns that the FBI’s unannounced seizure of congressional documents during a raid of Jefferson’s Rayburn office Saturday night violated the separation of powers between the two branches of government as they are defined by the Constitution. “The Speaker spoke candidly with the president about the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s raid over the weekend,” Hastert spokesman Ron Bonjean said yesterday in confirming...
  • Man Dies After Dog Falls on Car in Mich.

    01/19/2006 4:47:25 PM PST · by Pharmboy · 17 replies · 693+ views
    AP ^ | Jan 19, 2006 | Anon
    LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) -- A dog apparently fell from a freeway overpass and crashed through a car windshield, fatally injuring the driver, police said Thursday. Charles G. Jetchick, 81, died Wednesday of injuries suffered in the accident over the weekend in suburban Detroit. A passenger suffered minor injuries. Investigators do not believe the 60- to 70-pound Labrador retriever was thrown, but rather fell by while trying to avoid a car, State Police Sgt. Michael A. Shaw said. Police questioned the dog's owner. The dog died after a fall of about 16 feet. Despite his injuries, Jetchick was able to steer...
  • Diver Killed by Huge Shark off Australian Coast

    03/19/2005 7:45:48 PM PST · by Pharmboy · 57 replies · 2,700+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | Mar 19, 2005 | Anon
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - A charter boat deckhand was bitten in half by a 20-foot shark as he snorkeled with tourists off the coast of western Australia, police said Sunday. The 26-year-old man was killed Saturday afternoon off the Abrolhos Islands, about 250 miles north of where the pleasure cruise began at the Western Australia state capital, Perth, police said. Police said the man's body was not recovered, and the species of shark was not known. The water was about 26 feet deep where the attack occurred, some 35 miles west of the coastal town of Geraldton. No one else...
  • New Bush Ashley Faulkner ad (non GOP)

    10/28/2004 9:43:48 AM PDT · by Geki · 25 replies · 1,243+ views
    Television ad | 10/28/04 | Geki
    In Ohio last night (columbus) my wife and I saw a new Bush ad (it was paid for another organization of which I can't remember the name of). This is by far the most effective and personal ad I've seen this election year. The ad depicts the Ashley Faulkner, daughter of a 9/11 victim hug photo here at a rally in ohio a while back that made some headlines.. the ad showed personal interviews with the father and the daughter. It literally brings tears to your eyes. The ad was well put together and very genuine, it is a real...
  • Terrorism = Illegal Gambling? (Who Else but Kerry)

    10/10/2004 1:44:44 PM PDT · by PhiKapMom · 80 replies · 2,260+ views
    New York Times ^ | October 10, 2004 | Matt Bai
    In an interview with Matt Bai published in today’s New York Times Magazine, Kerry made a very, very, very significant statement about how he would fight the war on terror. Kerry compared the war on terrorism with eradicating prostitution or illegal gambling. ''We have to get back to the place we were, where terrorists are not the focus of our lives, but they're a nuisance,'' Kerry said. ''As a former law-enforcement person, I know we're never going to end prostitution. We're never going to end illegal gambling. But we're going to reduce it, organized crime, to a level where it...
  • Did President Bush ‘Sandbag’ Kerry At The Debate?

    10/04/2004 7:24:13 AM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 177 replies · 6,872+ views
    OpinionEditorials.com ^ | October 04, 2004 | Lee P Butler
    In Nascar, the term ‘sandbag’ is used to describe a maneuver in which a driver who has a really fast car doesn’t utilize the full potential of the car’s strength during that race. The idea is to intentionally make the other drivers; who aren’t expecting this to happen, think they may have the fastest cars so they make fewer adjustments to their cars...to make them even faster...and they show everyone else what they have during the race. Once the race is close to the finish, the driver who has been ‘sandbagging’ knows what adjustments the other race teams have made,...
  • Bush Lead is Gone

    10/02/2004 11:48:38 PM PDT · by Byron Norris · 122 replies · 3,194+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 0 Oct 2004 | MSNBC
    By Brian Braiker Newsweek Updated: 6:04 p.m. ET Oct. 2, 2004Oct. 2 - With a solid majority of voters concluding that John Kerry outperformed George W. Bush in the first presidential debate on Thursday, the president’s lead in the race for the White House has vanished, according to the latest NEWSWEEK poll. In the first national telephone poll using a fresh sample, NEWSWEEK found the race now statistically tied among all registered voters, 47 percent of whom say they would vote for Kerry and 45 percent for George W. Bush in a three-way race. Removing Independent candidate Ralph Nader, who...
  • SAG Pres. Melissa Gilbert on passing of former SAG President Ronald Reagan (barf alert)

    06/07/2004 11:45:32 AM PDT · by Wolfstar · 160 replies · 1,141+ views
    Screen Actors Guild (SAG) ^ | 6/7/04 | Melissa Gilbert
    Los Angeles, CA (June 5, 2004) – Screen Actors Guild (SAG) President Melissa Gilbert issued the following statement on the death of former President Ronald Reagan, who served as president of SAG from 1947 to 1952 and again from 1959 to 1960: "Ronald Reagan presided over Screen Actors Guild at one of the most challenging moments in our union's history, as the rise of television significantly impacted the compensation and working conditions for the nation's screen actors. Under his tenure, SAG grew significantly in size and influence as the Guild tackled issues ranging from runaway production, to fair compensation, to...
  • Tomorrow you will watch the destruction of an American Aircraft Carrier

    03/29/2004 7:56:56 PM PST · by Rightone · 365 replies · 817+ views
    <p>Arabic posting:  "Tomorrow you will watch the destruction of an American Aircraft Carrier"  Within the past half hour, a posting was made on an Arabic language jihad forum that has proven credible in the past.  The posting makes a threat on the USS Kitty Hawk for tomorrow, March 30.  NEIN Director Douglas Hagmann has already notified the appropriate officials in the US military of this posting.</p>
  • FBI supervisor criticized in 9-11 attacks earns award - chief blocked Moussaoui warrant, is rewarded

    01/10/2003 3:37:28 AM PST · by MeekOneGOP · 18 replies · 709+ views
    Associated Press ^ | January 10, 2003 | Associated Press Staff
    FBI supervisor criticized in 9-11 attacks earns award Honor given to chief of law unit that blocked Moussaoui warrant 01/10/2003 Associated Press WASHINGTON - An FBI supervisor whose headquarters unit denied a pre-Sept. 11 search warrant against Zacarias Moussaoui has won a presidential citation and large cash bonus, incentives the agency's congressional critics say reward incompetence. The FBI's deputy general counsel, Marion "Spike" Bowman, was among nine current and former FBI officials who last month received a Presidential Rank Award for career senior executives, which carries with it a large cash bonus of 20 to 30 percent of an...
  • SUV Foe Norman Lear Has 21-Car Garage

    01/09/2003 10:33:59 AM PST · by Paul Atreides · 152 replies · 894+ views
    Newsmax ^ | January 9, 2003 | Carl Limbacher
    Leading Hollywood liberal Norman Lear, who helped fund TV ads hitting the air this week charging that gas-guzzling SUV owners are actively funding terrorists, isn't much of an energy conservationist himself, judging by the 21-car garage he added to his Los Angeles estate five years ago. The SUV foe's garage is "built to hold 21 cars and stands 45 feet tall," according to a Los Angeles Times report on the environmentally offensive structure. "Lear's neighbors in Sullivan Canyon contend that the structure, complete with a tennis court atop, was built in violation of city height restrictions and with misrepresentations about...
  • TURNER COMPARES HIS EMPIRE COLLAPSE TO WORLD TRADE TOWERS... DEVELOPING...

    12/11/2002 2:05:57 PM PST · by agenda_express · 55 replies · 749+ views
    Drudge Developing News ^ | 12/11/02 | Drudge
    TURNER COMPARES HIS EMPIRE COLLAPSE TO WORLD TRADE TOWERS... DEVELOPING... More will follow...
  • {Break...} Iraq, U.N. Agree on Arms Inspector Visits (with conditions)

    07/31/2002 9:40:16 AM PDT · by epluribus_2 · 23 replies · 479+ views
    SFTRNN ^ | 1-Aug-2002 | Edward Pluribus, II
    (New York, 1-Aug SFTRNN) United Nations Sec. General Koffi Annan announced this evening that Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Azziz has accepted revised proposals for the return of U.N. weapon inspection teams to verify Iraqi claims that the country no longer has weapons of mass destruction and has no ongoing ability to research or manufacture them. Responding to Iraqi concerns over the composition of the team and possible inspection activity that might unfairly undermine the countries sovereignity and security rights, Annan had modified original proposals a number of times until final agreement was reached today. Among the key requirements Iraq demanded...
  • Addicts cash in on birth control program - They're paid to be sterilized or use long-term medication

    07/29/2002 6:39:35 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 20 replies · 1,034+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | July 29, 2002 | By KARINA BLAND / The Arizona Republic
    Addicts cash in on birth control program They are paid to be sterilized or use long-term medication 07/29/2002 By KARINA BLAND / The Arizona Republic PHOENIX - Sabrina Yanez, a teenage mother and former methamphetamine user, got paid $200 for being fitted with an IUD at a Yuma, Ariz., clinic. The check came from Barbara Harris, founder of CRACK, or Children Requiring A Caring Kommunity, a nonprofit group that gives cash to addicts who agree to be sterilized or use long-term birth control. Ms. Harris, who has adopted four children born to a Los Angeles crack addict, doesn't want...