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  • Uhhh-Uhhhhhh Uhh-Uhhhhhhhh Uhhhh-Uhhhhh Ashton Carter, Defense Secretary

    04/16/2015 12:00:50 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 14 replies ^ | April 16, 2015 | CivilWarBrewing
    There was a Defense Department Briefing at The Pentagon today, where Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Gen. Martin Dempsey answered questions. Carter has a SERIOUS "Uhhhh-uhhh uhhhh-uhhhhh" speech disorder. What a moron. Did 0dungo appoint him because he is an embarrassment? Couldn't 0dungo find someone who could talk in the public arena without saying "uhhhh-uhhh uhhh-uhhhh" every other word? UHHH-UHHHHHHH UHH-UHHHHHH PATHETIC!!!!
  • Obama: Speaking to Congress a few weeks before election - 'a mistake'

    03/02/2015 2:54:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies ^ | 3/2/15 | staff
    US President Barack Obama said on Monday that the bond between the US and Israel is unbreakable, despite tensions over differences in opinion with regard to efforts to seal a landmark atomic deal with Iran. In an interview with Reuters at the White House, Obama said that a rift over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned speech to Congress opposing the Iran deal on Tuesday was a distraction that would not be "permanently destructive" to US-Israeli ties. But he said there was a "substantial disagreement" between his administration and the Israeli government over how to achieve their shared goal of...
  • White House: Obama Was ´Speaking Colloquially´ When He Said He Changed Immigration Law

    12/02/2014 5:06:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 12/2/14 | Charlie Spierin
    Members of the Obama administration continue to be confronted by President Obama’s statement to a group of illegal immigrant protesters in Chicago that he had taken action to “change the law” on immigration. “Did the president misspeak in a moment of passion to try to calm the crowd? Or do you fundamentally believe that he has taken action to change the law?” asked CBS reporter Major Garrett during the White House Press Briefing. White House press secretary Josh Earnest explained that Obama was “speaking colloquially” when he made his remarks. Earnest reaffirmed the White House position that it was the
  • Black Lady Describes How Speaking Properly Shouldn't Be Viewed As "Talking White"

    09/26/2014 5:17:40 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 58 replies
    Live Leak ^ | Sep-26-2014 | Live Leak
    Video Link Here
  • Men have started to talk like WOMEN: Study finds

    12/06/2013 6:06:07 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 142 replies
    Uk Daily Mail ^ | December 6, 2013 | Sarah Griffiths
    First men became enamoured with grooming regimes, but now it seems the metrosexual man has started talking in a more feminine way too. A new study has revealed that modern men are starting to ‘uptalk’ by rising in pitch at the ends of sentences. The speech pattern is associated with young women from southern California, notably Clueless lead character Cher Horowitz, but is now common amongst younger people.
  • Pay to See Senator Speak

    08/21/2013 9:18:55 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 4 replies
    WNDU.COM ^ | 8-21-13
    " U.S. Senator Dan Coats has canceled a trip to Michiana. The senator was supposed to speak in Elkhart at a Lerner Theater reception on Wednesday. But The Elkhart Truth reports that business in Washington, D.C. is keeping him away. Those who registered for the reception should have been contacted Tuesday about a refund.
  • I Love Sarah Palin, But... (Link Works!)

    07/06/2013 6:24:32 AM PDT · by FreedomFighter1013 · 144 replies ^ | 07/05/2013 | Greg C.
    Sara Palin is a gifted politician. Her love of country is as clear as a winter's day. She could be a good president, maybe even a great one, depending on circumstances. She has all the attributes of a leader: she's personally charming, down-to-earth, she's attractive, but her writing drives me crazy! Every sentence she composes or utters in real-time is a convoluted mess of subordinate clauses. Every idea introduced gives way to a meandering aside, a parenthetical more
  • Obama Has Lost His Speaking Mojo

    05/09/2012 6:34:51 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 86 replies ^ | May 7, 2012 | Kira Zalan
    Barack Obama's oratory skills may have helped him win the White House in 2008, but his speaking prowess could be a liability in this year's presidential election, says Sam Leith, author of Words Like Loaded Pistols: Rhetoric From Aristotle to Obama. Rhetoric is central to democracy, says Leith. "You win elections by talking to people, by trying to persuade them, not only on what you're going to do, but that you're trustworthy." And, he says, Obama talked his way into the Oval Office with "amazing speeches" that invoked Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr., and he even beat out...
  • Robert Spencer Speaking in Germany, Ducking Bottles, Eggs, Excrement, etc. "Open war

    06/03/2011 1:56:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 6/3/11 | Pamela Geller
    This morning rt Robert Spencer was texting me in between thrown bottles, objects etc from well over a thousand antifa (leftists and Muslims.) Antifa translated is antifascists (the very ting they define.) they are this century's nazis. One text: They were also attacking people One guy went to the hospital I saw some other melees And one came up to me, I thought he was with us and he said, You're lucky there are so many police here today He was Antifa And others kept hustling me away from them, they were looking to attack me I was ready for...
  • Sarah Palin Has Earned an Estimated $12 Million Since July

    04/13/2010 7:45:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 120 replies · 2,712+ views
    ABC News ^ | April 13, 2010 | Matthew Mosk
    Pundits can debate the political costs and benefits of Sarah Palin's decision to step down as Alaska governor, but the monetary advantages of leaving her $125,000-a-year public service post are beyond dispute. Since leaving office at the end of July 2009, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee has brought in at least 100 times her old salary – a haul now estimated at more than $12 million -- through television and book deals and a heavy schedule of speaking appearances worth five and six figures. That conservative estimate is based on publicly available records and news accounts. The actual number...
  • Toronto's newest speaking star: a would-be suicide bomber

    08/07/2009 8:08:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 216+ views
    The National Post ^ | July 21, 2009 | Terry Glavin
    'Long live the Taliban" might seem an unlikely thing for a prominent anti-war figure to declare, but that's to-day's peace movement for you. Stranger still, the man who recently uttered those words, Azzam Tamimi, is being promoted by a new Toronto-based institute that says it is embarking upon a national campaign to cultivate wholesome, faith-based civic virtues among Canada's young Muslims.
  • Notre Dame Asked to Rescind Speaking Invitation to President Obama

    03/24/2009 9:39:33 AM PDT · by julieee · 36 replies · 2,155+ views ^ | March 24, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    South Bend, IN -- That the University of Notre Dame has extended an invitation to pro-abortion President Barack Obama to give its commencement address to and to receive an honorary degree has sparked outrage. Obama is slated to speak at Notre Dame's commencement on May 17. Hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates have contacted Notre Dame officials expressing their disappointment and pro-life groups have condemned its decision, but one group is going further. The National Right to Life Committee has asked the Catholic college to rescind the invitation.
  • Biden's Bishop Will not Permit Him, Even if Elected VP, to Speak at Catholic Schools

    08/27/2008 12:00:50 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 10 replies · 207+ views ^ | August 26, 2008 | John-Henry Westen
    Tuesday August 26, 2008 Biden's Bishop Will not Permit Him, Even if Elected VP, to Speak at Catholic Schools By John-Henry Westen DELEWARE, August 26, 2008 ( - In an interview with Bob Krebs, the Communications Director for the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, to which Senator Joseph Biden belongs, Krebs confirmed that Biden's Bishop will not permit the Senator even if elected Vice President of the United States of America to speak at Catholic schools. When asked for the Bishop's take on Senator Biden and his stand in favor of abortion, Krebs directed to Bishop Michael Saltarelli's 2004 statement...
  • The Power Of Speaking Ladylike

    04/25/2007 3:01:00 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies · 717+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 4-25-2007 | Springer
    Source: Springer Date: April 25, 2007 The Power Of Speaking Ladylike Science Daily — Does gender make a difference in the way politicians speak and are spoken to? This is the question posed in a new study¹ by Dr. Carmelia Suleiman and Daniel O’Connell from Florida International University published this week in the Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. The study of transcripts of three television and two radio interviews of Bill and Hillary Clinton provided Suleiman with a unique opportunity to study perspectives of two politicians and their interviewers and whether or not they were affected by gender. Conventional wisdom on...
  • Kids kicked off a bus for speaking English

    01/09/2007 9:06:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 109 replies · 5,079+ views ^ | 01/09/2007 | staff
    Imagine sending your kids off to school, but when they get to the bus they are told they can't get on because they speak English. That's right, English. It happened to a few children in St. Paul and now the school district is apologizing. Rachel Armstrong sent her kids to pick up the bus as usual Monday, but after the driver let the kids on, he told them he would not pick them up again. He even said he wouldn't take them home that afternoon. Armstrong left work early Tuesday, forced to pick up her kids from Phalen Lake Elementary...
  • Mums the word on border - Agent suspended for speaking to Congressman during unannounced visit

    09/27/2006 10:58:59 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 37 replies · 1,322+ views
    Daily Bulletin ^ | 9/27/06 | Sara A. Carter
    Congressmen who visit the U.S.-Mexico border unannounced are being monitored by the Department of Homeland Security, and at least one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent has been suspended for speaking to a congressman without first getting supervisory clearance, according to documents obtained by the Daily Bulletin. Congressional representatives interviewed by the Daily Bulletin said they were unaware until recently that Border Patrol agents were required to file Significant Incident Reports -- normally used for shootings and other serious border incidents -- when congressional representatives made unannounced visits this summer along the U.S.-Mexico border. A second document obtained by the...
  • Kyrgyzstan: A rooster speaking ("Allah," his life spared)

    03/23/2006 2:07:59 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 22 replies · 734+ views
    Ferghana Valley: A rooster speaking \  Ferghana.Ru news agency, Firdavsy, a Ferghana.Ru correspondent, 15.03.2006 Have you ever heard roosters? Sure you have. Who hasn't? A certain rooster in the Kyrgyz town of Osh, however, is something else. Its crow has already saved it from death. Owner Ibragim Ismatullayev, his neighbors from Tadjikskaya Street in the center of Osh, and local journalists maintain that the rooster is calling Allah. This correspondent made a trip to Osh to see the wondrous rooster with his own eyes. Recalling numerous con-artists encountered in my career, I was fairly skeptical suspecting bluff or a money-extorting...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • CA: Tests unfair to non-English speaking students, lawsuit claims

    06/01/2005 2:26:57 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 954+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 6/1/05 | Jennifer Coleman - AP
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - Ten school districts filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the state, claiming students who are learning to speak English should be tested in their native language as mandated by federal law. The school districts, joined by two bilingual-education advocacy groups, say the 1.6 million students and their schools are penalized because tests given in English do not accurately measure how well English-learners understand academic subjects. The federal No Child Left Behind Act, signed by President Bush in 2002, requires schools to show academic improvement among their students each year, with a goal of having every child proficient in...
  • Liberals Wage War by Throwing American Pie - (Marine Corps reservist tells it like it is)

    04/09/2005 12:37:14 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 20 replies · 1,930+ views
    CHRONWATCH.COM ^ | APRIL 9, 2005 | MARK GLESNE, USMC (Reserve)
    Liberal college students have once again illustrated their never-ending quest for tolerance and their vast ability to think critically about ideas in opposition to their own. Yes, I’m talking about yet another pie-throwing incident involving a conservative speaker on a college campus. The latest chapter in this pathetic story took place at Butler University on Wednesday, April 6. Conservative activist and President of the Center for the Study of Popular Culture David Horowitz was early in his lecture at Butler when he was struck with a pie. “There’s a wave of violence on college campuses, committed by what I’d call...
  • The Latino Face of America

    03/14/2005 8:10:47 AM PST · by MikeEdwards · 4 replies · 455+ views
    CFP ^ | March 14, 2005 | Alan Caruba
    A funny thing happened to me while I was pushing a cart up and down the aisles of my local Pathmark supermarket. I hit one aisle and suddenly realized that a very large portion of it was devoted to Goya and other products favored by Latinos. Not being a Hispanic or Latino--the terms are interchangeable--I had not noticed that before, but the fact is, New Jersey and nearby New York are major population centers for Latinos, even though much of the Hispanic population remains spread throughout the Southwest and, of course, throughout California. In the past, I have written some...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Rush Receives Claremont Institute Award

    11/24/2004 5:08:26 PM PST · by CitizenM · 5 replies · 345+ views
    Rush Limbaugh On TV Now (8pm EST) to speak and receive Claremont Institute's Statesmanship Award.
  • Identifying Moderate Muslims

    11/23/2004 2:24:40 PM PST · by stevejackson · 29 replies · 1,575+ views ^ | November 23, 2004 | Daniel Pipes
    Editor's note: Readers may also be interested in Moderate Islam or Fata Morgana? and Speaks Out.There is good news to report: The idea that "militant Islam is the problem, moderate Islam is the solution" is finding greater acceptance over time. But there is also bad news, namely growing confusion over who really is a moderate Muslim. This means that the ideological side of the war on terror is making some, but only limited, progress.The good news: Anti-Islamist Muslims have found their voice since September 11. Their numbers include distinguished academics such as Azar Nafisi (Johns Hopkins), Ahmed al-Rahim (formerly...
  • Going Third World, à la Française

    11/02/2004 9:47:35 PM PST · by forty_years · 410+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | November 3, 2004 | Elie Kedourie
    Editors' preface: A noted historian of the Middle East has said the following about the legacy of scholars who devoted their careers to the study of the region: The giants of the recent past tend to be largely forgotten as soon as they are dead if not before, especially if what they have written isn't what is now considered fashionable or central … They are criticized when they are in error, but their achievements are forgotten.[1] While this is largely true in the English-speaking countries, it is not true in France, where a few French "giants" of Islamic and Arab...
  • Democrats upset over Condoleezza Rice's speaking tour

    10/21/2004 3:42:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies · 1,543+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | 10/21/04 | TERENCE HUNT
    Democrats upset over Rice's speaking tour Claim it's inappropriate use of her office National security adviser appears in contested states TERENCE HUNT ASSOCIATED PRESS Oct. 21, 2004. 01:00 AM WASHINGTON—Condoleezza Rice, the White House national security adviser, is giving a flurry of speeches in political battleground states in the closing days of the campaign, bringing allegations from Senator John Kerry's camp that she is injecting herself into the U.S. presidential race. "George Bush will go to any length to cling to power, even if it means diverting his national security adviser from doing her job," Senator John Edwards, Kerry's running...
  • NAACP - Nonpartisan Branch of the Democratic Party

    07/16/2004 9:17:32 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 8 replies · 1,015+ views ^ | July 16, 2003 | Andrew Jaffee
    NAACP: Nonpartisan Branch of the Democratic Party By Andrew L. Jaffee, July 16, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms NAACP Chairman Julian Bond claims his organization is “nonpartisan” while at the same time using vitriolic rhetoric to attack the Bush administration. Why would President Bush wish to speak before the NAACP after the way in which they’ve treated him? Some claim Bush should swallow his pride and speak before the group in the interest of “outreach.” I would argue that Bush has already engaged in more outreach than any other administration in U.S. history: 2001: President George W. Bush appoints: Condoleezza Rice, Assistant...
  • I need help with my turn page paper on the collapse of communism

    04/30/2004 10:13:23 AM PDT · by johnmartineu · 381 replies · 5,673+ views
    myself | 4/30 | johnmartineu, author of the NY Times bestseller, "kittens ripped my turn page paper"
    Hi! My name is John Martineu. Im 18 and a student of Dover high School in Dover Delaware. I have been assigned a final term project. We are to do a 20 page turn paper on different subjects. I am doing one on the collapse of communism. Since you coservatives know alot about this, I was wondering if you could help me out. First Id like to know what communism is and how it is different from socialism? Second I would also like to know about why Russia collapsed. Third could you tell me why you refer to certain people...
  • Expert Kept From Speaking at Antidepressant Hearing

    04/15/2004 11:25:22 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 194+ views
    NY Times ^ | 4/16/04 | Gardiner Harris
    Top Food and Drug Administration officials admitted yesterday that they barred the agency's top expert from testifying at a public hearing about his conclusion that antidepressants cause children to become suicidal because they viewed his findings as alarmist and premature. "It would have been entirely inappropriate to present as an F.D.A. conclusion an analysis of data that were not ripe," Dr. Robert Temple, the Food and Drug Administration's associate director of medical policy, said in an interview. "This is a very serious matter. If you get it wrong and over-discourage the use of these medicines, people could die." Dr. Temple...
  • Car Rams Mississippi Arena Where Bush Speaking

    11/01/2003 9:58:23 AM PST · by blam · 21 replies · 132+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 11-1-2003
    Car Rams Miss. Arena Where Bush Speaking 3 minutes ago Add Top Stories - AP to My Yahoo! SOUTHAVEN, Miss. - A car penetrated the security perimeter around the arena where President Bush was speaking Saturday and rammed the building. Authorities swarmed the car with weapons drawn and took away the driver, a woman, and three children who were with her. Bush was not hurt, and no shots were fired from or at the car, White House spokesman Trent Duffy said. Bush left the arena shortly afterward from an exit about 40 yards from the car. The president was in...
  • Guess Who is Speaking at the PSM Conference at OSU?

    10/30/2003 7:35:11 PM PST · by stevejackson · 6 replies · 235+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 30, 2003 | Andrew L. Jaffee
    Guess Who is Speaking at the PSM Conference at OSU? By Andrew L. Jaffee, October 30, 2003 Home   Search   Forum   Terms The Palestinian/Palestine Solidarity Movement (PSM) movement has lined up a list of very questionable speakers (list; schedule) for their planned conference at the Ohio State University (OSU) on November 7th - 9th. This is not surprising, given the PSM's and parent International Solidarity Movement's (ISM) known support for terrorism, illegal activities, and sometime enabling of terrorism. Adam Shapiro, an ISM co-founder, will be speaking on Sunday, November 9th. Here are some quotes Shapiro has made in the past: This is no...
  • This Is The Captain Speaking. Who Wants To Get Off?

    08/11/2003 5:17:47 PM PDT · by blam · 35 replies · 312+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-12-2003 | Paul Stokes
    This is the captain speaking. Who wants to get off? By Paul Stokes (Filed: 12/08/2003) Fourteen passengers, including a former pilot, refused to rejoin a holiday flight after they were involved in two high-speed test runs to check a faulty warning light. The light came on as flight MYT392, a Boeing 757-200 operated by MyTravel, was preparing to take off from Minorca with 230 passengers bound for Leeds-Bradford airport. It indicated that the aircraft was airborne when it was still on the ground. The captain used the recognised procedure of accelerating along the taxiway, a test area beside the runway,...
  • Why Administration Mod in 2004?

    06/04/2003 10:17:52 AM PDT · by upheaval · 105 replies · 1,062+ views
    <p>Wherever Administration Moderator went, he was greeted by huge, enthusiastic crowds of cheering people – people as far as the eye could see - reaching out to Administration Moderator and he reaching back at every opportunity. Administration Moderator has got the right stuff, he loved being with the FReepers and the FReepers loved being with Administration Moderator. There is a genuine connection between the Moderator and his message and the FReepers. Administration Moderator could capture the presidency in 2004!</p>
  • Nadeau now fully conscious, speaking

    05/22/2003 9:50:17 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 191+ views
    Yahoo! Sports ^ | 5/22/03 | Dave Rodman - Turner Sports
    Nadeau, 32, continues a rehabilitation program at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center that includes physical, recreational, and occupational and speech therapy. The Danbury, Conn., veteran suffered a moderate to severe head injury, a fractured left scapula (shoulder blade) and injuries to his left-side lung and ribs on May 2 when his car spun and hit the Turn 1 wall during a practice session at RIR. Doctors at VCU Medical Center said Nadeau has shown rapid progress this week, is medically stable and is not in a situation where it is necessary to classify his general condition. Jay Frye, general manager...
  • George McGovern to Speak Today at the University of Wyoming in Laramie

    03/27/2003 6:15:38 AM PST · by Theodore R. · 14 replies · 206+ views
    There is no article per se, but the mere announcement that Senator McGovern, D-SD, 1963-81, will speak at the only four-year institution of higher education in Wyoming today. McGovern has been lecturing on college campuses for years. He holds a Ph.D. in history.
  • ZOT! [Prime example of sleeper accounts: AM]

    02/24/2003 9:54:51 AM PST · by noninterventionist · 263 replies · 1,128+ views
    February 21, 2003
  • Predictions for 2003 (" will collapse")

    01/15/2003 11:08:17 AM PST · by Little Timmie · 101 replies · 1,630+ views will collapse under the sheer weight of the stupidity generated there daily. It will be reborn as
  • Zot

    12/06/2002 12:59:49 PM PST · by walkin in a freeper wonderland · 206 replies · 2,017+ views