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  • Flight Diverted After Passengers Feud Over ‘Knee Defender’ Blocking Reclining Seat

    08/26/2014 7:33:15 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 124 replies
    ABC via Yahoo News ^ | Aug. 26,2014 | ABC News
    A $22 product designed to protect the most sacred of things when flying –- personal space -– led to an unscheduled landing in Chicago during a flight from Newark to Denver. Two passengers aboard the diverted United Airlines flight got into a heated argument Sunday after a male passenger used the product, the Knee Defender, to prevent the woman in the row in front from reclining her seat. The man, who was not identified, placed the Knee Defender’s brackets on his tray table attached to the back of the seat in front of him, 11B. The female passenger seated in...
  • Fox News Alert at 0842: Barricades Are Back Up

    10/14/2013 5:44:34 AM PDT · by OwenKellogg · 140 replies
    Fox News on Air ^ | 10/14/2013 | Fox News On Air
    FOX NEWS ALERT! The barricades are back up!
  • Obama will Close the interstate Highways next!

    10/05/2013 2:38:28 PM PDT · by MaxMax · 83 replies
    Freepers | 10/05/2013 | MaxMax
    Obama has had the Highways partially closed so you cannot stop and look out the windows to see Rushmore. Will it stop there? Nope! Rushmore blockage stirs anger in S.D. The whole Highways system will not be shut down, but to make it painful he will have the Highways cordoned off to single lanes to bring the Economy to it's knees. You can bet your ass this is in the works. What happens then? You guessed it, a national Emergency from his own creation. Obama will have his Economic Shutdown as predicted by Mark Levin on 10/3/13. If the Republicans...
  • Obama lashes out: President pushing bogus statistic says gun lobby ‘willfully lied’

    04/17/2013 3:52:10 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 95 replies
    Twitchy ^ | April 17 , 2013
    President Obama gave the Senate a scolding in the Rose Garden this afternoon, declaring today’s defeat of the Manchin-Toomey background check amendment “a pretty shameful day for Washington.” He blamed “politics” for the failure of the legislation and, while standing alongside Gabby Giffords and tearful Newtown families, dismissed charges that he had used people as props for “emotional blackmail.”
  • Indonesia: 5000 Muslims chant Allahu akbar,march on US Emb. - "Go to h* with your freedom of expres"

    10/03/2012 1:41:24 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 34 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | Monday, October 1, 2012 | Robert Spencer
    It is indeed going to hell, because fewer and fewer Americans seem to grasp its value. "Anti-Islam film sparks protest in Jakarta: Some 5,000 Muslims march through the Indonesian capital to U.S. embassy," from The Associated Press, October 1 (thanks to Kenneth): Thousands of Muslims enraged over an anti-Islam film have marched through Indonesia's capital....
  • Seeking revenge, author of gay Green Lantern will give Brazilian boyfriend to his hero

    07/23/2012 5:39:31 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 16 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Seeking revenge, author of gay Green Lantern will give Brazilian boyfriend to his heroBy Julio Severo DC Comics writer James Robinson declared that he has received many messages criticizing him for having homosexualized the original Green Lantern, Alan Scott, who now is forced to be a homosexual. The strongest opposition, the bitter scriptwriter says, came from Brazil. James Robinson: seeking revenge from Brazilian fans of Green Lantern “The most hostile criticism I’ve received was hostile tweets from Brazil. I had been out and the next morning I was like ‘all right, my liver is murdering me’ and someone was...
  • St. Louis Cardinals Besmirch MLB

    10/28/2011 10:33:34 PM PDT · by BigJohn44 · 142 replies
    10-29-2011
    October 28, 2011--The St. Louis Cardinals have won the world series in an improbable, luck-filled and quirky convergence of events. For example, the number of dribblers Lance Berkman hit that rolled like bocci balls through the infield was exceeded only by the dribbles in Tony LaRussa's depends. Okay, let's allow these Cardinal fan cretins a little superficial happiness for once. It has probably been years since some of these fat losers have even cracked a smile. But the real story of the 2011 world series is that the all time villan of MLB, Tony LaRussa,a piece of human garbage and...
  • OBAMA SCREAMS AT STAFF: “What the F**k Was That?” After Netanyahu Meeting

    06/12/2011 11:34:19 AM PDT · by SanFranDan · 329 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | 6/12/11 | Jim Hoft
    Body language expert Tanya Reiman told Bill O’Reilly recently that Obama lied – He was no friend of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Reiman said that Obama had “contempt in his eyes” and displayed it with his body language when he was with Benjamin Netanyahu. It was obvious. Narcissists don’t like being challenged. Now we know the rest of the story…Obama went into a rage after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lectured him on his suicide plan for Israel. NewsFavor reported, via Doug Ross: Shortly after the photo-op meeting and “working lunch” with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the one that...
  • Union Leaders Meeting to Discuss General Strike In Wisconsin (sore losers)

    03/09/2011 6:32:14 PM PST · by milwguy · 83 replies
    03/11/2011 | milwguy
    Via twitter #wistandoff.... NewsHub First suggestions of a general strike are now being discussed on #wiunion. Emergency meeting called of union leaders #wistandoff Via jsonine.........Mary Bell, president of the Wisconsin Education Association Council, issued a statement decrying the Senate action today but urging teachers to report to work tomorrow
  • Gibbs threatens to pull Obama from India talks after press dispute

    11/08/2010 9:07:51 AM PST · by prairiebreeze · 59 replies · 1+ views
    ap / yahoo news ^ | November 8, 2010 | Michael Calderone
    Press Secretary Robert Gibbs is known for sparring with White House reporters, making for what often seems an antagonistic mood in the press briefing room. But during President Obama's trip to India, Gibbs assumed the role of press advocate and threatened to pull Obama out of bilateral talks with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh because three U.S. reporters were blocked from covering the meeting. Indian officials would let only five reporters into Hyderabad House in New Delhi instead of the agreed-upon eight. The Washington Post's Scott Wilson—who was on White House pool duty Monday and filed the report for the...
  • Please FreeRepublic Admin and IT people FIX this site!

    06/22/2010 10:59:11 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 59 replies · 1+ views
    6/22/2010 | US Navy Vet
    Please Admins and IT Folks fix this site. The way it is operating now is tantamount to a DOS Attack.
  • Barack Obama furious at General Stanley McChrystal speech on Afghanistan

    10/04/2009 4:07:18 PM PDT · by opentalk · 263 replies · 12,566+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 05 Oct 2009 | Alex Spillius
    According to sources close to the administration, Gen McChrystal shocked and angered presidential advisers with the bluntness of a speech given in London last week. The next day he was summoned to an awkward 25-minute face-to-face meeting on board Air Force One on the tarmac in Copenhagen, where the president had arrived to tout Chicago's unsuccessful Olympic bid.
  • Labour MPs Seek New Leader to Avert Landslide Defeat (Worries about Brown's "State of Mind")

    05/02/2009 6:11:18 PM PDT · by GOPGuide · 5 replies · 547+ views
    UK Express ^ | May 3,2009 | Ted Jeory
    HEALTH Secretary Alan Johnson is being lined up to act as emergency Prime Minister amid growing concerns among Labour MPs about Gordon Brown’s state of mind. The 58-year-old could take over as an interim measure if Mr Brown quits for the sake of his own health after an expected meltdown at next month’s local and European polls. A former postman with a common touch, he is seen as the candidate the Tories fear the most. Senior Labour sources said last night he would be the “magic wand” solution to avert a landslide defeat at the next General Election. An increasing...
  • Shanna Moakler quits as Miss Calif. USA director over Carrie Prejean Controversy

    05/13/2009 12:29:46 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 144 replies · 5,154+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 13, 2009 | Associated Press
    Former beauty queen Shanna Moakler has resigned as executive director of the Miss California USA pageant, a day after controversial titleholder Carrie Prejean (pray-ZHAN) was allowed to keep her crown. Moakler, a former Miss USA , said in a statement issued by her publicist Wednesday that she no longer believes in the organization. She had angrily accused Prejean on Monday of violating the contract she signed with pageant organizers by speaking out repeatedly on behalf of organizations opposed to gay marriage and by failing to disclose she had posed nearly nude for photographs as a teenager. Pageant owner Donald Trump,...
  • Gibbs seizes reporter's phone

    05/13/2009 11:39:34 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 72 replies · 4,319+ views
    Gibbs seizes reporter's phone @ 2:28 pm by Eric Zimmermann At his daily press briefing today, press secretary Robert Gibbs got fed up when a reporter's cell phone rang repeatedly, eventually deciding to simply seize the device. When the phone first rang, Gibbs snapped at the reporter to turn the volume down. "Put it on vibrate," he said. "We've been through this before." A few minutes later, the phone rang again, and this time Gibbs decided to take action. He strode off the podium and demanded the reporter hand the phone over. "Give me the phone," he demanded, as the...
  • ‘I Won,’ He Explained: Obama's out of better arguments

    02/06/2009 6:59:07 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 58 replies · 1,882+ views
    National Review ^ | February 6, 2009 | Rich Lowry
    Barack Obama, a reputed master of the persuasive art, has settled on his central argument for the stimulus bill: I won. That Obama is reduced to this crude appeal is a symptom of the intellectual collapse of the case for his stimulus bill, a congressional spendfest untethered from its stated goal of providing a rapid “jolt” to the economy. As far as political arguments go, “I won” has its power—provided it’s made on behalf of an agenda ratified by the American electorate. But Obama didn’t campaign on a sprawling, nearly $1 trillion new spending plan. If he had pledged in...
  • Prop. 8 protests continue in O.C. [Homosexuals Harrass Christians]

    11/09/2008 1:30:10 PM PST · by kaehurowing · 19 replies · 294+ views
    Orange County Register ^ | November 9, 2008 | CINDY CARCAMO and ROSALBA RUIZ
    Prop. 8 protests continue in O.C. About 300 people turn out in Lake Forest to denounce gay marriage measure's passage. By CINDY CARCAMO and ROSALBA RUIZ The Orange County Register LAKE FOREST – About 300 people gathered in front of Saddleback Church protesting the recently-passed gay marriage ban this morning. Holding signs reading "Shame on Rick Warren" and "Preach Love not Discrimination," the crowd chanted "Equal rights now."
  • Rather Files $70 Million Lawsuit Against CBS

    09/19/2007 12:30:52 PM PDT · by abb · 249 replies · 1,760+ views
    New York Times ^ | September 19, 2007 | JACQUES STEINBERG
    Dan Rather, whose career at CBS News ground to an inglorious end 15 months ago over his role in an unsubstantiated report questioning President Bush’s Vietnam-era National Guard service, filed a $70 million lawsuit this afternoon against the network, its corporate parent and three of his former superiors. Mr. Rather, 75, asserts that the network violated his contract by giving him insufficient airtime on “60 Minutes” after forcing him to step down as anchor of the “CBS Evening News” in March 2005. He also contends that the network committed fraud by commissioning a “biased” and incomplete investigation of the flawed...
  • Justice Roberts has not held up his end

    07/02/2007 1:27:02 AM PDT · by Baladas · 49 replies · 3,139+ views
    U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts pledged in his confirmation hearing to seek agreement among the Supreme Court's nine justices. And like President Bush's second nominee to the court, Samuel Alito, Roberts said he would respect legal precedents set by previous courts. So much for confirmation promises. As it wraps up its second term, the Roberts court is sharply divided, with justices on the losing end of a string of 5-4 rulings expressing their frustrations from the bench. Roberts, Alito and their conservative brethren have overturned legal precedents without so much as an explanation. The result, made clear in rulings handed...
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Tuesday, February 27, 2007

    02/27/2007 2:42:44 PM PST · by Tarkus2040 · 240 replies · 1,993+ views
    BE HERE, OR BE NOWHERE!
  • EDITORIAL: Blue wave of change

    11/08/2006 10:14:18 AM PST · by SmithL · 22 replies · 831+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/8/6 | Editor
    THE MESSAGE from American voters in Tuesday's midterm elections was ... change the course. That national mood was evident from the earliest returns. Americans were angry about the war in Iraq and the corruption and scandals that have enveloped Capitol Hill. As a result, the Democrats regained control of the U.S. House of Representatives for the first time since 1994 and, as the counting went on late into the night, were inching within striking distance of claiming a majority in the U.S. Senate. It was a historic night for the House and one of pride and elevated clout for San...
  • AS YOU'VE NEVER SEEN HIM BEFORE: CLINTON ANGER UNLEASHED

    09/22/2006 5:09:49 PM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 977 replies · 50,024+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | sept., 22, 2006 | drudge
    <p>FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON ON NOT CAPTURING BIN LADEN: 'At least I tried. That's the difference between me and some, including all the right wingers. They ridicule me for trying. They had eight months to try, they did not try. I tried. So I tried and failed'...</p>
  • email from "born angry" Webb for Senate (barf alert)

    07/13/2006 12:16:55 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 7 replies · 413+ views
    Dear Friend, Provide Jim the resources to reach voters across Virginia. Donate now! If you're like me, then you're getting this email because you believe that Jim Webb is the kind of leader we need to take on our nation's toughest challenges. From stabilizing Iraq to improving schools, we need a senator who won't run from tough fights or give in to special interest bullying. We need Jim Webb. That's why I'm asking you to join our challenge to "Contest Every County." We've already got the best grassroots operation in the state. Our field operation carried us to victory in...
  • N.Korea envoy says sanctions are declaration of war

    07/07/2006 10:11:57 AM PDT · by maquiladora · 92 replies · 2,422+ views
    reuters ^ | Friday, July 07, 2006
    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea considers sanctions against it as a declaration of war, its deputy ambassador to the United Nations was quoted as saying by South Korea's Yonhap news agency late on Friday.
  • Corzine Expected To Order Shutdown As N.J. Budget Talks Falter

    06/30/2006 8:27:52 PM PDT · by ncountylee · 45 replies · 1,021+ views
    AP/NBC 10 ^ | June 30, 2006
    TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey lurched into a financial crisis Friday as the midnight deadline to adopt a budget neared and a dispute over the governor's plan to increase the sales tax remained unresolved. Gov. Jon S. Corzine was expected Saturday morning to order an unprecedented state government shutdown after an hourlong meeting Friday night between Corzine and top legislative officials ended without agreement and significant differences remaining. "Over the last several days the administration has worked on contingency plans for the orderly shutdown of state government," Corzine spokesman Anthony Coley said. "At this time, it looks like we may...
  • Gregory in the Gaggle: "I'll Calm Down When I Feel Like Calming Down"

    02/13/2006 6:59:37 PM PST · by johnmecainrino · 115 replies · 5,487+ views
    Media Bistro: TV Newser ^ | Febuary 11, 2006
    Gregory in the Gaggle: "I'll Calm Down When I Feel Like Calming Down" Today in the gaggle, via the Chicago Tribune's D.C. blog: "There were no cameras rolling in the Monday morning 'gaggle' today, the morning after news belatedly broke about Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shooting a hunting companion on Saturday. The broadcast sessions of press encounters with White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan are saved for formal afternoon briefings, with the morning gaggles serving as more informal warm-ups. And David Gregory, the chief White House correspondent for NBC News, was warmed up. Why was the White House relying...
  • Friday's Foaming Rant: Bush, Cyclist of the year

    08/22/2005 9:56:22 AM PDT · by against_kerry · 14 replies · 470+ views
    Velo News ^ | August 19, 2005 | Patrick O’Grady
    By Patrick O’Grady VeloNews editor at large This report filed August 19, 2005 A few irate letter-writers have suggested that we keep politics out of cycling here at VeloNews.com, and we can see their points, once they've removed their Bush-Cheney 2004 caps. After all, the liars, cheaters and dopers infesting politics might teach cycling's liars, cheaters and dopers a few new tricks, and God knows it's already tough enough to tell who's on the up and up these days, no matter how much blood gets drawn or spilled. Still, if the daily papers are going to cover the Recreationist-in-Chief's mountain-bike...
  • 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...
  • Red Alert... list of Left groups plan to surround the Whitehouse on Sept 24th

    07/14/2005 12:53:28 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 127 replies · 8,101+ views
    Here is the list so far for sponcers to this hate America fest: ANSWER Code Pink UFPJ NION Al Awda World Workers Party Ruckas Revolutionary Communist party Moveon.org ACORN Campus Antiwar Network International Socialist Org Greens Party Muslim Student Association CPUSA
  • Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills 20(demonstrators chanted, "Down with America!")

    05/27/2005 5:22:12 PM PDT · by iso · 16 replies · 501+ views
    Suicide Bombing in Pakistan Kills 20 By SADAQAT JAN, Associated Press Writer Fri May 27, 3:27 PM ET ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A suspected suicide bomber struck Friday at a Muslim shrine close to the prime minister's official residence and the capital's diplomatic enclave, killing at least 20 Muslim worshippers. ADVERTISEMENT After the blast, hundreds of Shiite pilgrims, beating their chests in mourning, clashed with baton-wielding police, who charged the crowd to clear the way for ambulances. Some of the demonstrators chanted, "Down with America!" More
  • Food Fight!

    05/19/2005 5:12:42 PM PDT · by Chris_Shugart · 10 replies · 461+ views
    American Association of Independent Voters ^ | May, 19, 2005 | Chris Shugart
    Food Fight!By Chris Shugart, May 19, 2005 Nowadays, up-to-date and happening progressives no longer rely on discussion and debate to further their cause. In today's world of liberal politics, thoughtful discourse has become inconvenient. Formulating reasonable arguments can be complex and require annoying things like research, facts, and the coherent articulation of ideas. Why waste time trying to create intelligent rebuttals when you can counter your opponent by just throwing food at them?Malcontented liberals like Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have become so yesterday. Their anti-Bush griping is moldier than John Kerry's campaign victory cake. These days, even Michael Moore...
  • Losing It [IBD Editorial on the bizarre spectacle of the modern democrat party]

    01/07/2005 3:35:51 AM PST · by snopercod · 52 replies · 1,761+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | January 7, 2005 | IBD staff
    Politics: The Democrats should be in the middle of a vital debate over their disastrous performance in national elections in recent years. So what do they do? They continue to fight lost battles. Losing a major election is usually a time to reflect on your strengths and, more important, your weaknesses. For Democrats, this seems now to be impossible. Their recent behavior will doom them to more electoral failure, and even possible irrelevance.
  • Zotdate

    11/05/2004 6:45:29 PM PST · by Link R. Flugle · 95 replies · 1,693+ views
    5 November 2004 | The late Link R. Flugle, as told to Reddy Kilozot.
    I have to hand it to Bush: He actually won the election this time. That's progress for you. Now, only two days later he's calling his win a "mandate." Hmmm... Maybe, kinda, sorta, but not really. It takes me back to 2000 when, in the aftermath of that mess, Bush supporters were calling that outcome a mandate. The irony seemed unintentional to me. My recommendation: These people should use some of the money from their upcoming tax relief to buy themselves a good dictionary.
  • WHY I WILL NOT VOTE THIS YEAR

    04/06/2004 1:56:04 PM PDT · by Migjagger · 178 replies · 320+ views
    Myself -- | 4/6/2004 | migjagger
    The following e-mail was sent to a friend who's an expert on certain political issues and editorializes (as I have) for many renowned newspapers--including The Wall Street Journal. Dear friends: Had a talk with a Chilean best friend this morning regarding Bush, etc. She believes that he won't get reelected because the economy (which the administration refuses to discuss) is in dire straights. They say that 350,000 jobs were added to the economy but over three million have been lost. This is insane! People I know are literally going crazy with worry. I have to tell you that I've just...
  • Seeking answers from Israel: Israeli bulldozer & Rachel Corrie "....another day on the job."

    03/18/2004 8:00:32 AM PST · by rface · 18 replies · 253+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 3/18/2004 | Cindy Corrie
    <p>A YEAR AGO this week, my daughter Rachel Corrie was killed in Rafah in the Gaza Strip. She was run over by an Israeli bulldozer manned by two soldiers. The Israeli government exonerated the soldiers, closed the case, and refuses to release to the US government the complete report on the military police investigation into Rachel's killing.</p>
  • NPC board member quits over award to Hume

    02/02/2004 12:30:40 PM PST · by neverdem · 146 replies · 1,084+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | Feb 2, 2004 | UPI
    <p>WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A member of the board of the National Press Foundation has resigned her position because of plans to present Fox News' Brit Hume with an award.</p> <p>Hume, the managing editor of Fox News and its chief Washington correspondent, was selected to receive the NPF's Taishoff Award as Broadcaster of the Year during a Feb. 19 awards dinner.</p>
  • Nixed by Super Bowl, Moveon moves on

    01/27/2004 9:39:59 AM PST · by GSWarrior · 33 replies · 251+ views
    http://www.sfgate.com ^ | 1/27/04 | George Raine
    'Child's Pay' ad hits the airwaves Nixed by Super Bowl, dot-com moves on MoveOn.org, the politically left-leaning Internet-based advocacy group whose Super Bowl commercial criticizing the nation's deficit was rejected by CBS, is separately attacking President Bush in ads running in four states. The rejected ad had been selected the winner by a panel of judges in a competition staged by MoveOn.org. The ad, by Charlie Fisher of Denver, is called "Child's Pay,'' and shows children washing dishes in a restaurant, cleaning an office building, hauling trash and standing on an assembly line - with the tagline, "Guess who's going...
  • Boulder announces efforts to accommodate immigrants (Make Room For More Mexicans)

    01/26/2004 10:18:11 AM PST · by VU4G10 · 38 replies · 253+ views
    rockymountainnews.com ^ | January 26, 2004 | Julie Poppen
    BOULDER - City leaders are considering broadening the definition of "relatives" in Boulder's rental code to make room for Hispanic families who live with aunts, uncles or grandparents. Boulder's rental codes currently define relatives as parents and children and limit the number of people who can live together. That was one of many efforts city leaders outlined Sunday afternoon in a forum attended by about 300 mostly Spanish-speaking families at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. The meeting was part of an effort by city officials to to make Mexican immigrants - both legal and illegal - feel welcome and included....
  • Dean Blows Stack During Iowa Q & A

    01/11/2004 5:59:50 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 136 replies · 1,411+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 1/11/04 | Limbacher
    Democratic presidential front-runner Howard Dean blew his stack at an Iowa voter on Sunday who had asked him to end his "slam, bam and bash" rhetoric attacking President Bush. "Please tone down the garbage, the mean-mouthing of tearing down your neighbor and being so pompous," said Dale Ungerer during a question-and-answer session initiated by Dean after he had delivered his standard stump speech at the Oelwein Community Centre on Sunday. Dean's response was calm at first, telling Ungerer, "George Bush is not my neighbor." But when the Iowa Republican stood and tried to interrupt, Dean shouted: "You sit down. You...
  • Voter Triggers Dean's Much-Talked About Temper

    01/11/2004 3:21:27 PM PST · by AntiGuv · 100 replies · 467+ views
    Reuters ^ | January 11, 2004 | Patricia Wilson
    OELWEIN, Iowa (Reuters) - Dale Ungerer, a 66-year-old retiree from Hawkeye, Iowa, succeeded on Sunday where eight Democratic presidential hopefuls have failed -- he made front-runner Howard Dean show a flash of his much-discussed temper. The former Vermont governor had just finished his standard stump speech blasting President Bush for, among other things, his Iraq policy and his stewardship of the economy. He asked, as is his custom, for "questions, comments or rude remarks in the New England tradition." Ungerer, wearing a T-shirt bearing the words "Mr Fix It," rose to his feet and condemned what he called the incivility...
  • Troll Zotted: Free republic???? No way! Mind control, - yep!

    11/21/2003 1:40:09 PM PST · by candora · 231 replies · 269+ views
    What great American values this forum represents. I responded to a comment about http://tvnewslies.org. The link I submitted was an editorial on the site, - directly related to the activity on the thread. Guess what? The administrator deleted the site for being LEFTIST! I cannot believe it...but then again, I can. Is there some inherent danger in allowing members of this forum to read a commenaryt from the left? What I find abhorrent is that the administrator of a forum entitled "FREE REPUBLIC" would arbitrarily decide to limit access of the readership to an editorial. The editorial, of course, was...
  • Group Calls for De-Legalization of Marriage

    10/09/2003 7:56:46 AM PDT · by Sweet_Sunflower29 · 122 replies · 349+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | October 9, 2003
    <p>Marriage has its advantages but some think the nation’s laws give married couples too much favorable treatment and the only way to even the playing field is to de-legalize the institution.</p> <p>A group of legal scholars and gay advocacy groups are calling for marriage to be de-legalized in order to make the distribution of benefits more fair for people who aren’t married, including gay couples.</p>
  • The Hobbit Hole III - Journey to the Cross-roads!

    12/17/2002 7:32:02 AM PST · by HairOfTheDog · 65,542 replies · 14,143+ views
    Welcome to The Hobbit Hole! Journey to the Cross-roads The Two Towers Edition Come on! Come in! -if you would like to have some seedcakes and a pint and relax a while. (If it is a special occasion, we still have a few bottles of the old wineyards left!) Our first thread ( New Zealander builds Hobbit hole ) reached 4,100 posts, and we thought that was big. Our second thread (The New Hobbit Hole ) held us for over 48,000 posts, and we loved it dearly. We talked about moving to a new thread for the last 38,000 posts,...
  • So exactly where is Smirk's weapon of mass destruction?

    05/23/2003 5:34:43 AM PDT · by horrible hannibal · 80 replies · 387+ views
    <p>Yeah, I know I'm banned. But you still haven't answered my question - BECAUSE YOU CAN'T!</p>
  • Law Could Keep Bush Off Ballot, IL

    05/20/2003 5:13:53 PM PDT · by m1-lightning · 116 replies · 255+ views
    Peoria Journal Star ^ | 05/20/03 | Rich Frederick
    Libertarians say Republicans in violation of Illinois filing statute May 20, 2003 RICH FREDERICK SPRINGFIELD - In November 2004, millions of people will go to the polls to vote for the next U.S. president. But if the Libertarian Party has its way, President George W. Bush may not be a choice for Illinois voters. The Libertarian Party is challenging an effort by the Republican National Committee to bend a state election law that requires presidential candidates to be certified as nominees more than 67 days before a general election. The Republican Party will nominate their candidate during its national convention...
  • Zot!!!

    01/29/2003 6:58:52 AM PST · by solid waste · 40 replies · 1,841+ views
    Intervention Magazine | Regis T. Sabol
  • We (Britain) must choose between Europe and America

    01/21/2003 1:29:56 PM PST · by Pokey78 · 58 replies · 765+ views
    The Independent (U.K.) ^ | 01/22/03 | Nick Clegg
    EU leaders are deeply suspicious of the gusto with which Mr Blair has aligned himself with George Bush The contrast could not be greater. Today's 40th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty between France and Germany has provided a remarkable springboard for the reassertion of Franco-German leadership in the European Union. Tony Blair, on the other hand, appears to have been shuffled sideways, at risk of becoming a spectator as others set the pace in EU affairs.This is a striking reversal of fortunes. Only a few months ago British diplomats could barely conceal their delight that Paris and Berlin seemed to...
  • ZOT!! (Zot theme song included!)

    01/21/2003 10:03:08 AM PST · by Warren Harrison · 21 replies · 681+ views
  • ZOT!!!

    01/07/2003 9:37:32 AM PST · by Zircon · 50 replies · 767+ views
    1/7/2003 | Zircon
  • The Democratic Party is not the Answer! [You can say that again, but ZOT!]

    01/09/2003 10:50:13 AM PST · by patriots dreams · 58 replies · 653+ views
    Bev Conover