Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $23,203
26%  
Woo hoo!! And the first 26% is in!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: theend

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Cracks Appear In Abortion Front Against Healthcare Reform

    03/19/2010 4:59:11 AM PDT · by edpc · 35 replies · 861+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 18 Feb 2010 | Linda Feldmann
    Washington – A widening split among opponents of abortion could help pave the way to passage for President Obama’s healthcare reform legislation. Increasingly, abortion foes – including high-profile Catholic organizations and members of Congress – are saying that while the language aimed at preventing use of federal funds for abortion is not perfect, the bill is still worth passing as a first step. The Catholic Health Association, which represents more than 600 Catholic hospitals in the US, came out earlier this week in favor of the president’s plan, arguing that comprehensive reform is a “moral imperative.” On Wednesday, 60 Catholic...
  • I Am Coming Soon

    03/13/2010 12:15:33 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 17 replies · 720+ views
    I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: If anyone adds anything to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book. And if anyone takes words away from this book of prophecy, God will take away from him his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book. He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming soon." Amen. Come, Lord Jesus. The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God's people. Amen. ~ Revelation 22: 18-21
  • G.M. to Close Hummer After Sale Collapses

    02/24/2010 1:40:42 PM PST · by Steelfish · 30 replies · 895+ views
    NYTimes ^ | February 24, 2010 | NICK BUNKLEY
    G.M. to Close Hummer After Sale Collapses NICK BUNKLEY February 24, 2010 DETROIT — Hummer, the brand of big sport-utility vehicles that became synonymous with the term “gas guzzler,” is being shut down after a deal to sell it to a Chinese manufacturer fell apart, General Motors said Wednesday. G.M. said only that its planned sale of Hummer to the Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machines Company “cannot be completed,” without giving a reason, but the $150 million deal had been stalled as the companies awaited approval from the Chinese government. G.M. had been trying to sell Hummer for a year,...
  • 'World's finest restaurant' El Bulli to close permanently

    02/13/2010 7:39:02 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 74 replies · 1,585+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 2/13/2010 | Harriet Alexander
    Spanish restaurant El Bulli, famed for its avant-garde cuisine at the hands of celebrated , will close its doors for good next year. For those who cannot imagine life without trout egg tempura or "tagliatelli" of shaved foie gras, the news will hit hard. Just a fortnight after the Spanish chef Ferran Adrià announced that he was to close his celebrated restaurant El Bulli for two years, voted the finest on the planet, to take a break and rethink his future, he has decided that the closure will be for ever. Chef Ferran Adrià Not only was he losing money,...
  • The end of the IPCC

    02/09/2010 10:56:11 PM PST · by neverdem · 24 replies · 818+ views
    American Thinker ^ | February 10, 2010 | S. Fred Singer
    Almost daily, we learn about new problems with the formerly respected UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC):  In their 2001 report, they claimed that the 20th century was "unusual" and blamed it on human-released greenhouse gases.  Their infamous temperature graph shown there, shaped like a hockey stick, did away with the well-established Medieval Warm Period (around 1000AD, when Vikings were able to settle in Southern Greenland and grow crops there) and the following Little Ice Age (around 1400 to 1800AD).  Two Canadians exposed the bad data used by the IPCC and the statistical errors in their analysis. The most...
  • Air America, the Talk Radio Network, Will Go Off the Air

    01/21/2010 6:46:33 PM PST · by La Lydia · 20 replies · 807+ views
    New York Times ^ | January 20, 2010 | Brian Stelter
    Air America, the long-suffering progressive talk radio network, abruptly shut down on Thursday, bowing to what it called a “very difficult economic environment.” The chairman of Air America Media, Charlie Kireker, said in a statement that the company would file under Chapter 7 bankruptcy “to carry out an orderly winding-down of the business...” The closing did not come as a surprise. Air America, which began six years ago and has 100 affiliated stations, cycled through a number of owners and never found its financial footing. It first filed for bankruptcy protection in 2006 but managed to stay on the air....
  • Air America, the Talk Radio Network, Will Go Off the Air

    01/21/2010 6:44:31 PM PST · by God luvs America · 32 replies · 725+ views
    Air America, the long-suffering progressive talk radio network, abruptly shut down on Thursday, bowing to what it called a “very difficult economic environment.” The chairman of Air America Media, Charlie Kireker, said in a statement that the company would file under Chapter 7 bankruptcy “to carry out an orderly winding-down of the business.” In a troubled time for advertising-driven media businesses, “our painstaking search for new investors has come close several times right up into this week but ultimately fell short of success,” Mr. Kireker said. The closing did not come as a surprise. Air America, which began six years...
  • Mass Vote Signals End of an O-ra

    01/18/2010 2:42:05 AM PST · by Scanian · 17 replies · 1,118+ views
    NY Post ^ | January 18, 2010 | MICHAEL BARONE
    Year one of the Obama administration ends Wednesday. Another era may come to an end the day before, when Massachusetts voters choose a senator to fill the three years remaining in the term of Edward Kennedy, who held the seat for 47 years. If Republican Scott Brown wins that election -- and he seems to have an excellent chance to do so -- that election will mean the end, after just seven months, of the Democrats' 60-seat Senate supermajority. That era began in July, when Al Franken was seated after protracted litigation over the result in an election in which...
  • MSNBC's Ed Schultz: If Brown Wins "Kennedy Seat", it's the "End of 'Change' as We Know It" - Video

    01/16/2010 3:12:42 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 27 replies · 1,343+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | January 16, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Ed Schultz talking to longtime Democrat consultant Bob Shrum and NBC reporter Kelly O'Donnell about the chances of Scott Brown winning the Massachusetts Senate Race on Tuesday. You can tell from their tone and their faces that the Democrats are truly terrified at the prospect of losing "Ted Kennedy's" Senate Seat. Schultz said it is "an unbelievable scenario" that may be playing out in Massachusetts, that it could be that Health Care Reform will be derailed by the vote from "Ted Kennedy's Senate Seat." Schultz flatly said (2:05 mark of the video): "If the Tea Party...
  • 'Hannah Montana' To End After Fourth Season

    01/08/2010 9:20:28 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 61 replies · 2,382+ views
    MTV ^ | 1-9-10
    Season four of Miley Cyrus' hit Disney series, "Hannah Montana," will be the show's last. Rumors of the show's curtain call have been swirling for about a year now, and on Friday (January 8), a rep for Disney confirmed the upcoming finale to MTV News. "You never know in this business ... but right now, we're scheduled to wrap after shooting this new batch of episodes," Disney Channel Worldwide programming exec Adam Bonnett said in a statement. "The [new] episodes will continue to roll out at least over a full year." Hannah Montana, America's Sweetheart Production on the fourth season...
  • KING OF THE COWBOYS ROY ROGERS REIGN ENDS WITH NO HAPPY TRAILS

    12/25/2009 6:20:24 AM PST · by Zakeet · 158 replies · 6,940+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | December 23, 2009
    Roy Rogers and his trusty steed Trigger may have come to the end of their "Happy Trails" - television's most famous horse is going on the auction block, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively. The beloved golden palomino's home, the Roy Rogers-Dale Evans Museum, has closed - doomed by bitter family feuding, greed, mounting debts and IRS demands. Trigger - stuffed in a familiar pose, rearing majestically on hind legs - will join Dale Evans' horse Buttermilk, their beloved German shepherd Bullet and other Rogers memorabilia in bidding that's expected to reach into the multimillions of dollars. Fans around the...
  • Vanity: Another Progressive Radio station bites the dust. Ir"Rational Radio" in DFW to cease broadca

    12/22/2009 5:19:15 PM PST · by Til I am the last man standing · 15 replies · 752+ views
    1360AM Dallas | 12/22/09 | Self
    The morning broadcasters, Jack Bishop and Rich Hancock, announced this morning that their organization,"Rational Radio" would be off the air as of Jan 1, 2010. Rational Radio leased this station 24/7 from the Multicultural Broadcast Corp. The rest of the local talkers on this station were discussing their plans thruout the day. Most of them trashing broadcast radio and corporations in general. They are claiming that broadcast radio is dead and Internet Radio is where it is at.
  • Brands We Loved and Lost in 2009

    12/18/2009 6:01:39 AM PST · by shove_it · 56 replies · 2,541+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 17 Dec 09 | Ben Rooney
    Popular auto makes, magazine publishers and retailers were among the businesses laid to rest in 2009. Here's a list of familiar names you won't see in the future. [...]
  • 8 names you know, R.I.P.

    12/18/2009 6:23:41 AM PST · by Carbonsteel · 26 replies · 2,059+ views
    CNNMoney.com ^ | 2009 | N/A
    Popular auto makes, magazine publishers and retailers were among the businesses laid to rest in 2009. Here's a list of 8 familiar names you won't see in the future.
  • Good riddance to the Whataburger 'Thick and Hearty' burger?

    12/18/2009 7:35:24 AM PST · by SoonerStorm09 · 111 replies · 2,929+ views
    Red Dirt Report ^ | December 18, 2009 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    FORT WORTH -- Good riddance? We can’t recall the last time a company promoted the end of a product. Did Ford extol the Edsel? Coke the New Coke? Yet we have Whataburger buying little ads, setting up toll-free hot lines and Web sites, then paying PR people to call attention to the withdrawal of what is easily the Corpus Christi-based chain’s unhealthiest menu item: The A1 Thick and Hearty Burger. The burger has lost its pizzazz, said a PR person with SPM Communications of Dallas, who is not authorized to be quoted by name, Wednesday night, a North Texas hairstylist...
  • GM lets Saab die (shutting down its Swedish car brand after attempts to close a deal fails)

    12/18/2009 10:14:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies · 2,473+ views
    CNN Money ^ | 12/18/2009 | Peter Valdes-Dapena
    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- General Motors is shutting down its Swedish car brand, Saab, after attempts to close a deal with a buyer failed. GM had announced earlier this year that it was close to reaching a deal with Swedish super-carmaker Koenigsegg. That deal fell, though. "In the end, Koenigsegg discovered some issues they didn't think could be overcome in a timely fashion," said John Smith, GM vice president of corporate planning and alliances. Dutch exotic carmaker Spyker then emerged as a bidder for Saab, but that deal couldn't be concluded in time, GM said. In both cases, according to...
  • Editor & Publisher, R.I.P.

    12/14/2009 5:16:51 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 511+ views
    Investors.com ^ | December 14, 2009 | INVESTORS.BUSINESS DAILY Staff
    Media: By now the decline of the newspaper industry has become, well, yesterday's news. Small wonder the industry's own trade publication would eventually close its own doors. But there's a little more to the story. Last week Editor & Publisher magazine, aged 125, finally ended its run as newspaperdom's principal trade pub when owner Neilsen Business Media announced it no longer fit in with the company's reformulated plans. Journalists who had long since ceased reading the print edition offered nostalgic tributes — online. That their posts appeared on the Internet itself tells much of the story. In recent years both...
  • Oprah announces the end of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" - Part II

    11/20/2009 11:44:03 AM PST · by RGirard · 13 replies · 620+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | Nov. 20, 2009 | Réne Girard
    Oprah Winfrey offically announced to her sudio audience that she was ending The Oprah Winfrey Show, her amazingly popular program that began in 1986. Although the announcement was made today, Friday November 20, 2009, the actual end will not be until be until Friday September 9, 2011, over 18 months from now. Oprah said: "Twenty-five years feels right in my bones and feels right in my spirit." ... Due in large part to The Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah has become a cultural icon. She is the woman who recommends books few people have heard of, then each becomes a national...
  • WABC: Oprah Winfrey to End Talk Show

    11/19/2009 4:20:56 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 49 replies · 1,510+ views
    TVNewser ^ | November 19, 2009 | Chris Ariens
    Breaking: WABC.com reports Oprah Winfrey will end her talk show. The announcement will come on her show tomorrow with the final airing expected to be Sept. 9, 2011. The Oprah Winfrey Show airs on WABC-TV in the afternoons but originates from Chicago on ABC station WLS where it airs at 9amCT. Winfrey saw her best ratings in two years on Monday with an interview with Sarah Palin.
  • The end of America as we know it

    11/17/2009 6:56:21 PM PST · by FromLori · 55 replies · 2,790+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 11/17/09 | Frank J. Tamel
    Unlike some of my fundamentalist Christian friends, I don’t think Obama is the Antichrist. But I have theorized that Obama is a puppet President and someone else is pulling the strings that are leading to the end of our way of life as we know it. A sinister plot is being implemented to destroy our economy and put us under the thumb of a tyrannical economic and political system. I have spent some time looking into eschatology, which is the study of end-times prophecy. Although the books of Revelation and much of Daniel are allegorical, anyone who reads them can’t...