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  • Redskins ban critics, signs at FEDEX field

    10/28/2009 11:24:29 AM PDT · by meandog · 40 replies · 1,713+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10.28.09 | Dan Steinberg
    No signs, no radio interviews, no criticism of team is allowed at FedEx Field.
  • Judge's ruling may allow a big 'Palin for President 2012' sign to rise in San Carlos

    10/23/2009 3:13:02 AM PDT · by euram · 8 replies · 774+ views ^ | 10-22-09 | Shaun Bishop
    In the not too distant future, a sign that says "Palin for President 2012" could pop up along Highway 101 in San Carlos. That's because a federal judge this week ordered the city to stop enforcing part of its sign ordinance, in response to a lawsuit that contends the law violates free speech rights.
  • Anti-Obama Sign Displayed on Metro Highway

    BLUE SPRINGS, MO. – An unusual sign has appeared along Interstate 70 in Blue Springs. If you are traveling in the eastbound lanes of the freeway between Adams Dairy Parkway and the Grain Valley exit you will see a sign that appears to be anti-President Barack Obama. The sign features the hammer and sickle, a symbol of communism and insinuates that Obama will jeopardize the first and second amendments to the Constitution, which are free speech and the right to keep and bear arms. NBC Action News reporter Sloane Heller confirmed late Thursday morning the billboard is owned by William...

    09/26/2009 1:28:30 PM PDT · by kellynla · 12 replies · 1,319+ views
    CATHOLIC LEAGUE ^ | September 25, 2009 | staff
    Catholic League president Bill Donohue received a letter today from Patrick W. Hayes, Legal Director, City of Rockford, Illinois, saying that his office asked the owner of the Northern Illinois Women’s Center to remove the offensive poster of Jesus that we complained about yesterday. Donohue thanked Hayes for his intervention, but also took issue with him about some other matters. Below is an excerpt of his letter: Your analogy between the poster in question and pictures of aborted children fails. The pictures are a representation of real life—they are not deliberately doctored. Nor are they a bigoted portrayal. Moreover, anti-war...
  • "ACORN Funded Prostitution Zone"

    09/18/2009 6:30:21 PM PDT · by GVnana · 26 replies · 2,431+ views
    Anti-ACORN Guerilla Art goes viral in Los Angeles. Obama “Hope” poster artist Shepard Fairey’s studio targeted (below). “ACORN Funded Prostitution Zone” tagged on the wall of the Shepard Fairey-owned Studio Number One. Fairey became a household name after designing the Obama “Hope” Poster..
  • Jimmy Carter Repeats MSNBC’s “Bury Obama With Kennedy” Lie

    09/17/2009 8:15:46 AM PDT · by · 80 replies · 5,069+ views ^ | September 17, 2009 | Ben Johnson
    It wasn't enough for former President Jimmy Carter to falsely accuse critics of Barack Obama of being racists; now he's added a blood libel. Carter reiterated his belief that all disagreements with Obama are "based on the fact that he is a black man" Tuesday. Last night MSNBC's Keith Olbermann thanked Carter for rendering this "service" during a forum in Atlanta, where Carter said: The outbursts that we see of this scatalogical language -- the sign that I saw on television last night "We should bury Obama with Kennedy," for instance (audible gasps in the audience)...Those kind of things are...
  • Vanity: Looking for a sign from Saturday..the gist was, no matter what this sign says

    09/15/2009 1:58:04 PM PDT · by xlib · 7 replies · 602+ views
    today | me
    Looking for a sign from Saturday..the gist was, no matter what this sign says you're still gonna call me a racist.
  • US Aid for Road Sign Plan - Towards a PA State

    09/04/2009 11:23:25 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 391+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 9/4/09 | Hillel Fendel
    ( The United States is funding a Palestinian Authority project to place non-Hebrew road signs throughout Judea and Samaria. The PA plans to implement it in exclusively Israeli-controlled areas as well. The project is part of American aid “towards the establishment of an independent Palestinian state,” as a top official of USAID (United States Agency for International Development) in the PA, Howard Sumka, told the Al-Hayat Arabic daily.
  • “It Ain’t (America) No More, OK”? (Video)

    08/29/2009 4:18:57 AM PDT · by Quaker · 29 replies · 1,440+ views
    Stuck On Stupid ^ | August 29, 2009 | George
    This is a quote by a security officer Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 at Rep. Jim Moran’s (D-VA) Town Hall meeting on ObamaCare. A protester had an Obama sign he didn’t like.
  • Town hall cop: 'This ain't America no more'

    08/28/2009 6:48:17 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 71 replies · 3,602+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 27, 2009 | Drew Zahn
    "This used to be America," argued a protester outside a health-care town hall meeting in Reston, Va., after a police officer threatened him with arrest for holding up a sign with a picture critical of Barack Obama. The officer's response? "It ain't no more, OK?" A video of the town hall held earlier this week by Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., shows an unnamed protester standing on school grounds carrying a sign that read "Organizing for National Socialist Health Care – The Final Solution" and depicted Barack Obama in the Joker's makeup. Officer Wesley Cheeks Jr. then told the protester that...
  • Video: “This used to be America!” “It ain’t no more, okay?” (police of

    08/28/2009 5:28:07 PM PDT · by blueyon · 54 replies · 2,236+ views
    hotair ^ | aug 28 2009 | Allahpundit
    Lots of outrageously outraged e-mails flowing in about this, although it’s interesting to me mainly as a First Amendment curio. The footage comes from Jim Moran’s health-care town hall on Tuesday night. The question: Can a congressman bar signs, or certain types of signs, from an event at which he’s speaking? The answer (and the ambiguity) turns, I assume, on whether the event is “public” or “private.” It’s a public school and Moran is very much a public official, but recall that Claire McCaskill evidently got away with imposing a “no signs” policy at her own town hall where the...
  • Video-Security officer threatens to arrest man w/ anti-Obama poster!-"It ain't America No more."

    08/28/2009 5:00:12 PM PDT · by past_present · 22 replies · 1,487+ views
    LiveLeak ^ | 8-28-09
    Many people were left outside when the school filled to capacity. School security officer Wesley Cheeks, Jr. did not like my anti-Obamacare poster which used one of the gone-viral "Joker" graphics. When protester said to Officer Cheeks, "This used to be America!" his response was: "It ain't no more, OK?
  • Officer Does Not Like anti-Obama Poster: "It ain't [America] no more, OK?" (video)

    08/28/2009 11:41:33 AM PDT · by blueyon · 229 replies · 8,317+ views
    youtube ^ | megamoo
    "During the Jim Moran Townhall, protesters were outside gathering to go in. A citizen reporter was being harassed by a local Police officer about his Obamacare sign. "
  • More Town Hall, Tea Party, Rally & 9/12 Signs (including NEW ones!)

    08/23/2009 3:30:36 PM PDT · by FreeKeys · 46 replies · 5,082+ views ^ | 20090823 | FreeKeys
  • AT ISSUE: Swastika sign at rally very suspicious

    08/14/2009 3:52:51 AM PDT · by EBH · 19 replies · 1,988+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | February 25, 2009 at 12:05 a.m. | Frederick Grimes
    I'm surprised that the Rocky Mountain News didn't challenge the circumstances around the anti-Obama "swastika" sign at the recent downtown rally opposing the stimulus package ("Columnist isn't smiling over swastika in rally photo," Feb. 18). Under later questioning, Kreck admitted that the sign was given to her by a staff member for, who also provided a photographer to capture the reaction. Doesn't the event at the recent rally seem a little odd? Since seems to have the only photo evidence of the sign, doesn't it seem possible that the sign holder is a plant, or perhaps a rube...
  • Vandals hit ‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign

    07/13/2009 10:42:54 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 16 replies · 1,096+ views
    LV Sun ^ | July 13, 2009 | Mary Manning (contact), Jinae West
    As tourists lined up to snap photos of the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign Monday morning, many noticed something amiss. Red graffiti was scrawled on the famous landmark, defacing the main face and one of its structural legs. Cameron Randall and friend Kevin Daniels, visiting from North Carolina, noticed it right away and were disappointed someone would damage the popular tourist attraction. "It's kind of sad someone would vandalize something like that," Daniels said. "It's the entrance to the city and everything." The Young Electric Sign Company owns the sign and leases it to Clark County, county spokeswoman Jennifer...
  • Poll: Should Congress be required to read and initial every page of legislation they sign?

    06/30/2009 9:26:29 PM PDT · by tenger · 26 replies · 1,158+ views
    A Daily Poll ^ | July 1, 2009 | Dave Miller (tenger)
    Today's daily poll question: Do you think Congress should be required to read and initial every page of legislation they sign? A Daily Poll.
  • Welcome Home Troops Sign To Arrive At Ford Airport

    05/20/2009 10:03:52 AM PDT · by Patrsup · 2 replies · 335+ views
    Wood Radio ^ | Wednesday, May 20, 2009 | Julie Tedesco
    On Thursday May 21st, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport will receive a sign welcoming home our troops. Much to the surprise of Kentwood businessman John Kailunas II, Ford airport was one of the few he’d traveled through that didn’t have a welcome home troops sign. This bothered John, whose wife Deb is a veteran.
  • Print out a large sign from 8"X11" sheets

    04/14/2009 4:02:10 PM PDT · by knarf · 16 replies · 2,094+ views
    FreeRepublic | April 14, 2009 | knarf
    Print out a large sign from your desk top printer
  • Killer 2 ft x 2 ft high-res, full color Tea Party sign

    04/11/2009 5:15:29 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 68 replies · 3,987+ views
    me | April 11, 2009 | me
    Click the image to get a 2 ft x 2 ft high resolution (300 dpi) printable jpeg of the following:   File size is a little over 6 megs.They should print out very nicely
  • Man berating Barack at high-traffic spot

    03/06/2009 4:22:52 AM PST · by diverteach · 55 replies · 4,329+ views
    Daily News ^ | 3/5/2009 | Wendy Victora
    Larry Ford said signs will stay up on his property until Obama is out of office March 5, 2009 - 1:26 PM Wendy Victora Daily News FORT WALTON BEACH - A man who flies a Confederate flag on property he owns on Beal Parkway added two large signs Wednesday to express his feelings about President Barack Obama. "January 20, 2009, A Day of Darkness, Hussen (sic)" is written on both signs, which are each about the size of a dinner table. Before the second sign was even in the ground, someone had called the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office to ask...
  • Falls police say woman put up racist sign

    03/03/2009 12:12:32 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 98 replies · 1,582+ views ^ | 03/03/09 |
    NIAGARA FALLS—Two days after a man was sentenced to probation and community service for putting up a sign as a “joke” in a public works garage that said “whites only” on a drinking fountain, city police were called to a home in the 600 block of 25th Street on Sunday to investigate another racially charged sign. This one was clearly no joke. No charges were filed Sunday, but police told the woman she must take down the handwritten sign on a fence on her property saying, “I rent three bedrooms [at her address to] white people Niagara Falls.” The 53-year-old...
  • Controversial sign must come down (One Nation Under Obama)

    02/23/2009 7:37:35 AM PST · by BulletBobCo · 63 replies · 2,683+ views
    My Fox Tampa Bay ^ | Gloria Gomez
    PINELLAS PARK - Randy Heine says he has surveillance video that shows a man and woman climbing over a fense. The couple heads right for a sign that reads "One Nation Under Obama." They paint over Obama and replace it with God. Heine owns the sign and isn't too happy about what he caught on tape. "To me it's all about racism," said Heine. Heine, who owns Rockin' Cards and Gifts in Pinellas Park, put up his Obama sign a day before the inauguration. He says it was his way of showing his support for the new president. "I thought...
  • OKC officer pulls man over for anti-Obama sign on vehicle

    02/19/2009 8:11:32 AM PST · by I_Publius · 20 replies · 2,749+ views
    NewsOK ^ | February 19, 2009 | McClatchy-Tribune Information Services
    The officer misinterpreted the sign as threatening, said Capt. Steve McCool, of the Oklahoma City Police Department, and took the sign, which read "Abort Obama, not the unborn." Chip Harrison said he was driving to work when a police car followed him for several miles and then signaled for him to pull over. ''I pulled over, knowing I hadn't done anything wrong," Harrison said in a recent phone interview. When the officer asked Harrison if he knew why he had been pulled over, Harrison said he did not. ''They said, 'It's because of the sign in your window,'" Harrison said....
  • OKC officer pulls man over for anti-Obama sign on vehicle

    02/19/2009 7:25:45 AM PST · by peggybac · 362 replies · 15,470+ views
    NewsOK ^ | 2/19/09
    An Oklahoma City police officer wrongly pulled over a man last week and confiscated an anti-President Barack Obama sign the man had on his vehicle. The officer misinterpreted the sign as threatening, said Capt. Steve McCool, of the Oklahoma City Police Department, and took the sign, which read "Abort Obama, not the unborn." Chip Harrison said he was driving to work when a police car followed him for several miles and then signaled for him to pull over. ''I pulled over, knowing I hadn't done anything wrong," Harrison said in a recent phone interview. When the officer asked Harrison if...
  • U.S., Japan sign pact to move Marines to Guam

    02/17/2009 5:48:12 PM PST · by shielagolden · 27 replies · 2,094+ views ^ | Wednesday 18th February | Associated Press
    U.S., Japan sign pact to move Marines to Guam TOKYO — Hoping to give new momentum to a plan to rework the deployment of U.S. troops in the Pacific, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton signed an agreement Tuesday with Japan that will move 8,000 Marines off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to the U.S. territory of Guam. The framework of the transfer had already been agreed on in 2006, but several major points remain to be worked out, including the location of a base to replace Okinawa’s Futenma air station, a major hub for the Marines there....
  • Arizona’s first Scout troop restores sign

    02/16/2009 8:33:36 AM PST · by SandRat · 30 replies · 913+ views
    BISBEE — There’s something new in the Warren Community Church yard that is the result of a Boy Scout’s Eagle service project. Sunday after church, 17-year-old Michael Donahue of Troop 1 in Bisbee unveiled his Eagle Scout project that took nearly two years to complete. It was the original Scout sign for Troop 401 that used to reside at the former clubhouse of the scouts. Donahue had to raise $400 to pay for the project, which included a new rock base, wood repair and repainting of the sign. “This sign was once in front of the Boy Scout meeting hall...
  • Hackers Crack Into Texas Road Sign, Warn of Zombies Ahead

    01/28/2009 10:29:13 AM PST · by Domandred · 1,989 replies · 16,757+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1/28/2008 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Transportation officials in Texas are scrambling to prevent hackers from changing messages on digital road signs after one sign in Austin was altered to read, "Zombies Ahead." Chris Lippincott, director of media relations for the Texas Department of Transportation, confirmed that a portable traffic sign at Lamar Boulevard and West 15th Street, near the University of Texas at Austin, was hacked into during the early hours of Jan. 19. "It was clever, kind of cute, but not what it was intended for," said Lippincott, who saw the sign during his morning commute. "Those signs are deployed for a reason —...
  • Wounded vets walk out during inaugural ball concert (BDS rears it's ugly head)

    01/21/2009 9:44:03 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies · 3,340+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | January 21, 2009 | Carrie Sheffield
    An inaugural ball honoring U.S. military veterans ended in a kerfluffle as several veterans walked out when a musical act's attempt at humor backfired. During the Heroes Red, White & Blue Inaugural Ball honoring the nation's veterans, a vocalist with George Clinton and the P. Funk All-Stars held up a white towel with large block letters saying "[Expletive] GEORGE," perturbing many audience members who walked out after the display, interpreting it as a jab at the outgoing commander-in-chief, George W. Bush. A spokeswoman for the ball's organizers said the sign was inappropriate. "Obviously we and the Heroes Ball coordinators were...
  • Man refuses to drive 'No God' bus

    01/20/2009 2:39:24 AM PST · by Cindy · 20 replies · 874+ views
    ASSIST NEWS SERVICE ^ | Sunday, January 18, 2009 | By Dan Wooding
    Note: Photo included. Founder of ASSIST Ministries SOUTHAMPTON, UK (ANS) -- A Christian bus driver has refused to drive a bus with an atheist slogan proclaiming “There's probably no God.” Ron Heather, a Christian bus driver, refused to drive bus with atheist message (Photo: Solent News) According to the BBC, Ron Heather, from Southampton, Hampshire, responded with “shock” and “horror” at the message and walked out of his shift recently in protest. First Bus, who operate the bus service, said it would do everything in its power to ensure Mr. Heather does not have to drive the buses. Buses across...
  • D.C. Cops Ban Pro-life Messages

    01/18/2009 6:33:27 AM PST · by kellynla · 11 replies · 892+ views ^ | January 16, 2009 | Chelsea Schilling
    The Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department has forbidden a pro-life gathering and chalk display during Inauguration Week – and now the group is fighting back with a lawsuit against the District of Columbia.
  • Man refuses to drive 'No God' bus

    01/16/2009 1:48:52 PM PST · by bethybabes69 · 24 replies · 757+ views
    A Christian bus driver has refused to drive a bus with an atheist slogan proclaiming "There's probably no God". Ron Heather, from Southampton, Hampshire, responded with "shock" and "horror" at the message and walked out of his shift on Saturday in protest. First Bus said it would do everything in its power to ensure Mr Heather does not have to drive the buses.
  • Livni, Rice sign 'memorandum of understandings' on Gaza

    01/16/2009 10:18:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 15 replies · 684+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/16/09 | staff
    With only four days remaining until the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama - a date widely regarded by Israeli analysts as the cut-off date for Israel's Operation Cast Lead against Hamas in Gaza, the prospects for a mutually agreed ceasefire between Israel and the Islamist terror group seemed slimmer than earlier in the week. Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal, center, Islamic Jihad head Ramadan Shallah and Ahmad Jebril, Secretary General of the Popular Front For the Liberation of Palestine-General Command attend the emergency Arab summit on Gaza in Doha, Qatar on Friday. An official statement from the Defense Ministry remained mum...
  • Annoying ordinance passed in Brighton

    12/20/2008 5:08:22 AM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 60 replies · 1,312+ views
    Livingston Daily ^ | December 19, 2008 | Jim Totten
    Don’t annoy someone in Brighton city or you might get a ticket. The Brighton City Council approved a more stringent code for public conduct, and those who violate the rules – including annoying someone else – could be ticketed and fined. The ordinance was modeled after one in Royal Oak, where Brighton Police Chief Tom Wightman previously was employed. One of the sections reads, “It shall be unlawful for a person to engage in a course of conduct or repeatedly commit acts that alarm or seriously annoy another person and that serve no legitimate purpose.” Another section states, “It shall...
  • Bush, Maliki Sign Security Pact in Baghdad

    12/15/2008 3:32:56 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 374+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Staff Sgt. Michael J. Carden, USA
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2008 – With fewer than 40 days left in office, President George W. Bush signed a security pact in Baghdad yesterday, putting an end in sight for the Iraq war after nearly six years of fighting. “The war is not over yet,” Bush said, “[but] it is decisively on its way to being won.” During a surprise farewell visit to Baghdad yesterday, Bush met with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for a signing ceremony, affirming the two landmark agreements to withdraw U.S. troops and formalizing a long-term relationship between the two countries. “[The agreements] cement a...
  • Sign warning of rats in Blagojevich's alley taken down

    12/13/2008 11:30:59 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 10 replies · 1,134+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 13, 2008 | FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter
    Sign warning of rats in Blagojevich's alley taken down December 13, 2008 BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter City Hall smells a rat behind the Northwest Side home of Gov. Blagojevich -- and it has nothing to do with the corruption charges leveled against the governor. Earlier this week, Chicago Sun-Times photographer John White shot a picture of the governor ducking out of his Ravenswood Manor home to avoid passing through a news media gauntlet. A photo taken Friday (left) shows that a sign warning of the presence of rat poison in Gov. Rod Blagojevich's neighborhood has been taken down....
  • Atheist sign disappears from Washington state Capitol

    12/05/2008 10:25:10 AM PST · by TaraP · 68 replies · 2,098+ views
    CNN ^ | Dec 5th 2008
    I thought it would be safe," Freedom From Religion Foundation co-founder Annie Laurie Gaylor told CNN. "It's always a shock when your sign is censored or stolen or mutilated. It's not something you get used to." The sign, which celebrated the winter solstice, had some residents and Christian organizations calling atheists Scrooges because they said it was attacking the celebration of Jesus Christ's birth. "Religion is but myth and superstition that hardens hearts and enslaves minds," the sign from the Freedom From Religion Foundation said in part. The sign, which was at the Legislative Building at 6:30 a.m. PT, was...
  • As thief gets away with caution, boss who marched him to police lands false imprisonment charge

    11/27/2008 5:48:33 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 27 replies · 803+ views ^ | 11/28/08 | Andrew Levy and James Slack
    A boss who marched a thieving worker to a police station with a placard round his neck has been charged with false imprisonment. Yet the criminal himself has escaped with just a slap on the wrist. Simon Cremer took action against Mark Gilbert after learning he had cashed a forged company cheque. He hung a sign reading ‘Thief’ on Gilbert and paraded him past shoppers on a busy high street before handing him to police. Now, however, officers have decided the thief should receive nothing more than a caution, while throwing the book at 44-year-old Mr Cremer, who thought he...
  • Barack Obama Faces Charges in Memphis and Faced Possible Warrant

    11/21/2008 8:53:54 AM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 16 replies · 1,320+ views ^ | November 18, 2008 | by admin
    On a date that has been written down in history for the nation and for Barack Obama it has also been written down in the Shelby County Court House in Memphis, TN, but not for the winning election. The President-elect and future 44th President of The United States would likely have been ‘bench warranted’ for not appearing in court for an illegal placement of campaign advertisements by City of Memphis Public Works employee, Gene Soucy, who cited Barack Obama personally and not the local campaign office for the placement of campaign signs. According to Soucy, 512 campaigns signs were illegally...
  • Kansas Preacher Pushes Obama Muslim Message

    11/17/2008 2:06:17 PM PST · by Daffynition · 45 replies · 1,477+ views
    MyFoxKWCH TV ^ | Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | staff reporter
    WICHITA, KAN. -- A Wichita, Kansas preacher says he will not remove a message on his church sign that says President-Elect Barack Obama is a Muslim. The sign is staying up despite the fact that Obama is a Christian. The sign at Spirit One Christian Center reads, "America we have a Muslim president. This is sin against the Lord." Obama supporters reportedly got into a shouting match with parishioners outside the church on Sunday.
  • 'Why Believe in a God? Just be Good' Ads Set to Run Next Week On D.C. Buses

    11/11/2008 6:05:05 PM PST · by Gordon Greene · 198 replies · 1,249+ views
    Fox News ^ | 11/11/2008 | Fox News/AP
    Ads proclaiming, "Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness' sake," will appear on Washington, D.C., buses starting next week and running through December. The American Humanist Association unveiled the provocative $40,000 holiday ad campaign Tuesday. In lifting lyrics from "Santa Claus is Coming to Town," the Washington-based group is wading into what has become a perennial debate over commercialism, religion in the public square and the meaning of Christmas. "We are trying to reach our audience, and sometimes in order to reach an audience, everybody has to hear you," said Fred Edwords, spokesman for the humanist group...
  • Sign Outside Business Reads "From The Ghetto To The White House"

    11/10/2008 8:34:33 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 48 replies · 294+ views
    wftv ^ | November 10, 2008 | wftv
    OCALA, Fla. -- The owners of an Ocala business are accused of taking a racist swipe at president-elect Barack Obama. The NAACP of Florida calls the message on the company's marquee "horrific" and "insensitive."
  • Attn. Chicago Freepers: Why so few campaign signs (for anyone)?

    11/03/2008 8:59:44 PM PST · by poindexter · 18 replies · 700+ views
    today | me
    Hi folks. My wife just got back from a trip to Chicago. She had a great time; she prefers it to New York, and she's a New Yorker! Anyway, she asked me to ask you Chicago Freepers a question: Why are there so few campaign signs in the Chicago area? She traveled not just downtown, but out to the suburbs as well, but only saw 3 signs over several days. How come?
  • Police Pull Political Signs From Overpasses

    11/03/2008 3:26:45 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies · 326+ views
    CBS13 ^ | Nov 3, 2008
    One day before of Election Day, state highway authorities are removing political signs from freeway overpasses and pedestrian bridges. They want voters to focus on the road, not politics. While it's legal to stake political signs and banners in most places, they are considered a public nuisance on overpasses. The California Highway Patrol says the signs could distract motorists. SNIP
  • Obama Taxes

    11/03/2008 8:29:22 AM PST · by guyshomenet · 5 replies · 407+ views
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 11/3/2008 | Guy Smith
    What are the Obama people in Las Vegas thinking? They set up a campaign office in a strip mall storefront that was formerly a tax preparation office. By not removing the old sign they have accidentally articulated the Obama fiscal policy.
  • Obama's Thugs Stealing McCain/Palin Signs In Michigan

    11/02/2008 3:16:31 PM PST · by America2012 · 63 replies · 1,489+ views
    WILX-TV - Lansing, Michigan ^ | 11/01/2008 | Chris Sutter
    At this time of the year it's usually the leaves that fill the streets with color, this year campaign signs assist in that effort but just as the leaves disappear from the trees so are the campaign signs from the streets. "Somebody came in a hurry and got all the signs, as many as they could," Lansing resident Bill Renfrew says. And while keeping signs in your yard without them getting yanked is a problem every election season, the folks who run the Ingham County Republican office say this year is in no way typical. "Some people have been in...
  • Joe the Plumber meets Joe the Gardener! (vanity)

    10/26/2008 5:04:42 PM PDT · by JacksonsDaddy · 2 replies · 418+ views
    Yes "Joe" the Gardener, NOT "Jose"!
  • A sign of the times...."Get your Sarah Palin Glasses Here" Liberal Illinois

    10/26/2008 10:32:20 AM PDT · by richnwise · 2 replies · 539+ views
    Was out for a walk yesterday, returning some movies to BlockBuster and enjoying the sanctity of a quiet Saturday night when I walked past my local eye wear fashion store (one of those local "trendy" ones and not the brand name type). Good thing I had my phone with me to take this picture because I am sure that there is a strong possibility of that store either being: a. ransacked during the post-Election riots 2) sued for libel because it didn't follow the fairness doctrine or, c. (and the most likely) strong demand for the hip new fashion statement...
  • Sign Depicting Life-Size Obama Wearing a Turban Draws Criticism

    10/23/2008 7:34:14 PM PDT · by metmom · 95 replies · 4,196+ views ^ | Thursday, October 23, 2008 | Associated Press
    NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine -- A political sign on a front lawn depicting a life-size John McCain as a naval aviator and Barack Obama wearing a turban is drawing criticism. Robert Horr of New Gloucester said the 8-by-12 sign that's visible from Route 100 was intended to provoke debate about the candidates' qualifications to serve as commander in chief. The sign features Obama's full name, Barack Hussein Obama, and the words, "Never served in the military."
  • 'There's probably no God' slogan to be carried on City buses[UK]

    10/23/2008 10:45:56 AM PDT · by BGHater · 71 replies · 1,349+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 22 Oct 2008 | Daily Mail
    Buses with the slogan 'There's probably no God' could soon be running on the streets of Britain. The atheist posters are the idea of the British Humanist Association (BHA) and have been supported by prominent atheist Professor Richard Dawkins. The BHA planned only to raise £5,500, which was to be matched by Professor Dawkins, but it has now raised more than £20,300 of its own accord. It aims to have two sets of 30 bendy-buses carrying the signs for four weeks in London. As the campaign has raised more than anticipated, it will also have posters on the inside of...