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  • 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...
  • Big Brain Means Small Testes, Finds Bat Study

    12/07/2005 10:17:23 AM PST · by blam · 99 replies · 1,935+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 12-7-2005 | Gaia Vince
    Big brain means small testes, finds bat study 12:16 07 December 2005 NewScientist.com news service Gaia Vince Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences The brainier male bats are, the smaller their testicles, according to a new study. Researchers suggest the correlation exists because both organs require a lot of energy to grow and maintain, leading individual species to find the optimum balance. The analysis of 334 species of bat found that in species where the females were promiscuous, the males had evolved larger testes but had relatively small brains. In species, where the females were monogamous, the situation...
  • 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>
  • Marines find it's a small Marine Corps, build lasting friendship

    11/08/2005 4:31:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 445+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Nov 8, 2005 | Cpl. Adam C. Schnell
    HADITHA DAM, Iraq (Nov. 8, 2005) -- The phrase, ‘It’s a small world,’ is used when people unexpectedly reunite. For two Marines with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, it’s not just a small world, it’s a small Marine Corps. Even though there are hundreds of units in the Marines, Orland, Calif., native, Cpl. Joshua E. Thompson, and Claremore, Okla., native, Cpl. Timothy R. Roundtree, served together nearly every step of their Marine Corps careers. Now in Iraq for the second time together, they spend everyday together fixing vehicles for the battalion’s motor transport section. The two are known to complete...
  • 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 · 10,067 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.
  • Edwards, DARPA explore new C-17 capability

    10/12/2005 5:14:12 PM PDT · by Boundless · 26 replies · 1,280+ views
    USAF: 95th Air Base Wing Public Affairs ^ | October 7, 2005 | Christopher Ball
    The rear of the aircraft yawned open, and at the prompt of "five, four, three, two, one, green light," the loadmasters released the restraints and a 65-foot rocket slid out the back of the aircraft beginning its descent to the desert floor. The rocket drop was a test mission -- the first of a series dubbed the Falcon Small Launch Vehicle program. The program is a joint venture between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force. It is designed to develop a new method of putting a 1,000-pound payload into low-Earth orbit. This first test was the...
  • Small Brain Did Not Stop Hobbit Having Big Ideas

    09/16/2005 7:05:03 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 1,114+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9-8-2005 | Nic Fleming/Roger highfield
    Small brain did not stop Hobbit having big ideas By Nic Fleming and Roger Highfield in Dublin (Filed: 08/09/2005) A fossil of a diminutive human nicknamed "the Hobbit" does indeed represent a previously unrecognised species of early Man, according to a new technique that suggests it was a cultured little fellow. Sceptics had argued that the Hobbit, discovered in Indonesia and first announced last year, could have been an individual who suffered from microcephalya, a disorder that limits brain growth. The fossils' discoverers had suggested that the Hobbit was either a pygmy form of a known species or a previously...
  • Delaware LP leader killed in small plane crash

    08/21/2005 4:03:48 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 6 replies · 745+ views
    Jim Conk, a stalwart member of the Libertarian Party of Delaware, was killed in a small plane crash in Pennsylvania on Aug. 13, along with two family members. A fourth passenger was seriously injured in the crash. Conk had been a member of the Delaware LP for more than 25 years and had served for most of that time in various positions on the state executive committee, said Bill Morris, a representative of the state party. At the time of his death, Conk was serving both as treasurer of the state LP and as the Kent County LP representative. Also...
  • NANO-PRESIDENT, MEGA-DISASTER: history will not be kind to bill + hillary clinton

    08/01/2005 9:04:37 AM PDT · by Mia T · 19 replies · 2,478+ views
    hillary clinton, bill clinton, C-SPAN, Townhall.com | 8.01.05 | Charles Krauthammer (annotated), Mia T
    NANO-PRESIDENT, MEGA-DISASTER: history will not be kind to bill + hillary clintonTo paraphrase Einstein: The unleashed power of terrorism had changed everything but their thinking, and they thus drifted toward unparalleled catastrophes by Mia T, 8.01.05   History Will Not be Kind to Clinton (annotated) By Charles Krauthammer Townhall.com | June 29, 2004 Since 1960 we have had only two politically successful presidents -- reaffirmed and re-elected, dominating their decades: Reagan and Clinton. (Except for Kennedy, whose presidency was cut short, the others -- Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter and Bush [41] -- were repudiated.) Clinton's autobiography, appearing as it does...
  • NANO-PRESIDENT: the danger of the unrelenting smallness of bill + hillary clinton

    07/30/2005 10:33:39 PM PDT · by Mia T · 41 replies · 5,031+ views
    hillary clinton, bill clinton, C-SPAN, Richard Miniter | 7.31.05 | Mia T
    NANO-PRESIDENTthe danger of the unrelenting smallness of bill + hillary clintonby Mia T, 7.31.05 (viewing movie requires Flash Player 7, available HERE)MAD hillary talks series #3WHY MISSUS CLINTON IS DANGEROUS FOR THE CHILDREN FOR AMERICA FOR THE WORLD Ian Hunter recently observed that our leaders are shrinking. "From a Churchill (or, for that matter, a Margaret Thatcher) to a [pre-9/11] Tony Blair; from Eisenhower to Clinton; from Diefenbaker to Joe Clark; from Trudeau to Chretien -- we seem destined to be governed by pygmies." Mindless rhinestone-studded-and-tented kleptocracy Mia T, November 1999 he size of our leaders is inexorably shrinking. ...
  • Sean Hannity Arrested? ACLU Out of Control! - (stalking Hannity because he supports MinuteMen!)

    06/07/2005 9:38:01 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 55 replies · 3,354+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | JUNE 8, 2005 | DUSTIN HAWKINS
    For years the American Civil Liberties Union has pushed its agenda in terms of what the Constitution “really says,” and what freedom “really means” through judicial extortion. In 1978, the Supreme Court exempted the ACLU from the “ambulance chasing” prohibitions that apply to nearly every other lawyer in the country. Over the years this has enabled the ACLU’s legions of pro bono attorneys to target various organizations they feel are vulnerable to their lawsuits, to dredge the ranks of the “offended” until they can find someone who will agree to let the ACLU stick their name at the top of...
  • The Art of Living in Small Spaces

    04/06/2005 8:18:20 PM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies · 2,072+ views
    Backwoods Home ^ | 4-5-05 | Claire Wolfe
    Long ago, I read that to live in the country you must have the soul of a poet, the dedication of a saint, and a good station wagon. Today I suppose you’d have to update the station wagon to an SUV, but the fact remains: To live successfully anywhere outside the mainstream of life you must have an unconventional spirit coupled with down-to-earth practicality—a combo that can be hard to find and harder still to balance. I live in the country, but my latest life choices have also involved living in miniature spaces—which presents an additional set of challenges,...
  • 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.
  • CA: Schwarzenegger diminished, but Democrats risk looking small

    03/20/2005 3:30:00 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 462+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 3/20/05 | Beth Fouhy - AP
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - There's little doubt that after 16 months in office, California's action hero-turned-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has begun to shrink to human size. But so far, that's done little to elevate Democrats, who still seem a bit puny by comparison. By proposing a controversial set of reform proposals - merit pay for teachers, overhauling the state's public pension system, creating a mechanism to automatically cut state spending and redrawing legislative districts - Schwarzenegger's aura of invincibility has taken a substantial hit. Everywhere he goes, he's trailed by a growing number of protesters - teachers, police and fire fighters...
  • I'm so stupid, I signed up and got the Zot.

    12/21/2004 12:25:42 PM PST · by hk409 · 36,212 replies · 219,508+ views
  • $625,000 verdict against small newspaper stuns media-watchers

    01/04/2005 1:18:21 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 43 replies · 2,890+ views
    www.firstamendmentcenter.org ^ | 1 4 05 | The Associated Press
    MINNEAPOLIS — Lots of newspapers lose lawsuits. But the $625,000 jury verdict against a small suburban newspaper has gotten the attention of media-watchers. The Chanhassen Villager was hauled into court over an editorial about an elected official — the sort of thing where newspapers usually have wide latitude. “This would probably bankrupt two-thirds of the newspapers in the state of Minnesota,” said Mark Anfinson, attorney for the chain of small papers sto which the Villager belongs and for many other smaller papers. Attorneys for the Villager aren’t claiming that the Villager itself is in jeopardy. Media attorney Paul Hannah, who...
  • GOP admits small government no longer its driving force

    01/02/2005 12:44:40 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 69 replies · 2,191+ views
    www.lpin.org ^ | 12 31 04 | lpin.org
    Republicans have given up the pretense that their party is the party of small government. “One of the most misunderstood parts of Hoosier culture is that Hoosiers are reluctant of change of any kind,” State Rep. Luke Messer told Brian Howey, publisher of Indianapolis Eye News, in an article that identifies an undercurrent in Indiana to have a constitutional convention. “If we have a strong leader, Hoosiers are willing to step up and make big changes. Bob Knight and Larry Bird were pretty big figures in Hoosier culture and they have been willing to make big changes. What we want...