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  • Ted Cruz Campaign Running Out Of Cash

    03/03/2016 10:11:45 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 262 replies
    DCWhispers ^ | March 2, 2016 | DCWhispers
    Senator Ted Cruz won a hard-fought partial victory in Texas during last night’s Super Tuesday primary battle. It was the culmination of months of time and money spent meant to culminate in a clear post-Super Tuesday lead in the race to the GOP nomination this summer. The southern states were to be Cruz’s ticket to the White House. For Cruz, that ticket never arrived. The Texas senator remains well behind Donald Trump in the delegate count, and now rumors are swirling of a campaign that has spent almost as much money as did the already-departed Jeb Bush fiasco, with little...
  • Are These the Last Days? Pondering a Text of St. Paul's

    02/08/2016 7:48:43 AM PST · by Salvation · 69 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 02-07-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Are These the Last Days? Pondering a Text of St. Paul's Msgr. Charles Pope -- February 7, 2016 -- Are these the last days? In some sense the planets are aligning. But hold your horses; let's speak carefully of these matters.Last week in the Breviary we read First and Second Thessalonians, which are important source texts for such considerations. I'd like to look at a critical passage from Second Thessalonians, which lays out some important principles for us in the last days, balancing caution with teaching us about the signs that will point to His coming (though not the...
  • Jennifer Rubin: "Worst Elements" Of Jeb Bush Coming Out

    10/25/2015 6:36:22 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 39 replies
    RCP ^ | 10/25/15 | RCP
    JENNIFER RUBIN, WASHINGTON POST: What strikes me is not only the outsider/insider, but how backward looking Jeb Bush's ad was. He's talking about what he's done. His family has an esteemed record, one of the great political families of our era. And it's not enough this time. I'm also struck in that opening segment that you showed, how small he seems. How petty, how put upon.
  • Jeb Bush's frustration and loathing on the campaign trail

    10/25/2015 2:01:58 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 23 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 10/25/15 | Ruth Sherlock, and Nick Allen
    The presidential candidate who once promised to run a "joyful" campaign appeared overcome by frustration this weekend, amid poor polling figures and dwindling campaign funds. Not long ago, he was calling himself a “joyful tortoise”. But over the weekend the image Jeb Bush, once presumed heir to the Republican nomination for the White House, had insisted his campaign present of calm, cheerful optimism finally disappeared. A day after being forced to slash his staff, a rattled Mr Bush took to the stage on Saturday night at a rally in what should be safe territory for him, the staunchly Republican state...
  • Is Jeb Bush Getting Ready To Drop Out Of The Race?

    10/25/2015 7:33:21 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/23/15 | Federalist Staff
    With new reports that Jeb's campaign is hemorrhaging cash and slashing staff salaries, it might be time to start asking when, not if, Jeb will drop out. Jeb Bush has been having a rough couple of days. According to Politico, Jeb has decided to cut the salaries of all his campaign staff in an effort to save dwindling funds. Employees were informed that their salaries would be reduced during a conference call this morning. The move to cut staffers salaries makes sense, as Bush has been hemorrhaging cash for a while now. The most recent financial disclosure reports reveal that...
  • Jeb Bush's take-this-job-and-shove-it moment

    10/25/2015 7:18:07 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 71 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/25/15 | PETE KASPEROWICZ
    Jeb Bush, who has struggled to gain traction among Republican voters for months now, suggested that maybe he doesn't want to be president anyway if it means continued partisan fighting. "If this election is about how we're going to fight to get nothing done, then ... I don't want any part of it," he said in South Carolina, according to CNN. "I don't want to be elected president to sit around and see gridlock just become so dominant that people literally are in decline in their lives. That is not my motivation." "I've got a lot of really cool things...
  • Trump in Las Vegas, NV [Live Thread]

    10/08/2015 12:05:11 PM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 57 replies
    Mediate ^ | October 8, 2015 | CivilWarBrewing
    Trump is on now, LIVE. Go to link to watch live feed.
  • Conchita Wurst caused Balkan floods after Eurovision win, say church leaders

    05/22/2014 8:42:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6:33PM BST 22 May 2014 | (Foreign Staff)
    Conchita Wurst is responsible for flooding that left over 50 people dead earlier this month, church leaders in the Balkans have claimed. The Austrian drag artist, whose real name is Thomas Neuwirth, seized international attention after winning Eurovision 2014 with his hit Rise Like a Phoenix. […] “This [flood] is not a coincidence, but a warning,” Patriarch Amfilohije of Montenegro said, according to e.novine.com. “God sent the rains as a reminder that people should not join the wild side.” […] The Russian Orthodox Church has previously described Conchita as an “abomination” and that his victory was “one more step in...
  • Obamacare Architect: 'Could Be the Beginning of a Death Spiral'

    11/15/2013 7:10:40 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 68 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/15/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    Harvard professor David Cutler, a so-called architect of Obamacare, says we "could be" witnessing "the beginning of a death spiral" for the unpopular health care bill. Cutler made the comments last night on Fox News: "So when you were on last week I asked you, if they don't get enough people in the exchanges, then what happens?" said host Megyn Kelly. "And you said then the premiums go up very, very high. Now, was that ball put in motion today?" "We don't know yet," said Cutler. "So what the president is trying to do is to say the website is...
  • Bureau of Labor Statisitcs - US hourly Wages Fall At Fastest Pace Since 1947 First Quarter

    06/23/2013 8:24:29 AM PDT · by lbryce · 44 replies
    Bureau of Labor Statiitcs ^ | June 5, 2013 | Staff
    Economic News Release SHARE ON: share on facebook share on twitter share on linkedin First Quarter 2013, Revised Transmission of material in this release is embargoed until USDL 13-1101 8:30 a.m. (EDT) Wednesday, June 5, 2013 Technical information: (202) 691-5606 dprweb@bls.gov www.bls.gov/lpc Media contact (202) 691-5902 PressOffice@bls.gov PRODUCTIVITY AND COSTS First Quarter 2013, Revised Nonfarm business sector labor productivity increased at a 0.5 percent annual rate during the first quarter of 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. The increase in productivity reflects increases of 2.1 percent in output and 1.6 percent in hours worked. (All quarterly percent...
  • The Real Losers Of The Great Debt Limit Debacle Of 2011

    08/03/2011 8:26:58 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 46 replies
    FRee Republic | 8/3/11 | Alan Levy
    Now that the dust is beginning to settle from the Great Debt Limit Debacle of 2011, one thing is clear: No one won. The Establishment Republican Party lost. The RINO herd was exposed once again as the weak-kneed inheritors of the Neville Chamberlain's sorry legacy. The Authoritarian Left lost. Their overheated rhetoric was exposed for what it truly is: Utter crap on a stick. The Conseravtives and the Tea Party fought gallantly, but they too, went down to defeat as they were unable to defeat the apathy of the Establishment Republican Party. Fuhrer Obama lost when his famed Blitzkrieg stalled...
  • A pandemic of panic -- are we dead yet?

    04/28/2009 8:56:19 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies · 2,773+ views
    Washington Times ^ | April 28, 2009 | Wesley Pruden
    We were all supposed to be in the graveyard by now, done in by AIDS, SARS, bird flu, poisoned peanut butter, Hong Kong flu, killer tomatoes, global warming and strangulation by kudzu. But here we are, proof that there really is life after death. Now we learn that we might freeze before the pigs get us. (The chickens failed.) NASA scientists have observed that the solar wind is the weakest since we began keeping such records, that the magnetic axis of the sun is tilted to an unusual degree, and Ol' Sol is the quietest he has been in a...
  • Climate change could end California farming: Chu

    02/04/2009 1:27:32 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 54 replies · 1,170+ views
    Reuters ^ | February 4, 2009
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu warned climate change could wipe out California's farms by the end of the century by destroying snowpack that supplies vital water to the nation's top agriculture state, the Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday. In his first interview since taking office last month, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist said his home state would suffer some of the most devastating effects of global warming if the nation did not act to slow its advance. "I don't think the American public has gripped in its gut what could happen," Chu told the newspaper....
  • 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 —...
  • SAVAGE NATION LIVE!! Wednesday, March 21, 2007

    03/21/2007 2:39:02 PM PDT · by Tarkus2040 · 246 replies · 1,791+ views
    BE HERE, OR BE NOWHERE!
  • Close Call with Asteroid 2006 XG1 in 2041

    12/27/2006 11:40:51 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 64 replies · 1,568+ views
    I don’t want to get you worried, or even mildly concerned. No need to panic. In fact, just read this little piece, and remark with interest that an asteroid is going to get really really close to the Earth on October 31, 2041. It might - I repeat might - have a small, insignificant chance of hitting the Earth and causing regional devastation. Like a 1 in 40,000 chance. Those are pretty good odds when you think of it. Still not panicking? Good. The asteroid in question is called 2006 XG1. It was discovered on September 20, 2006 by the...
  • Animal bordellos draw Norwegians

    11/22/2006 7:48:18 PM PST · by Bushwacker777 · 88 replies · 4,377+ views
    Aftonposten ^ | Sept. 14 | Morton Andersen
    "Neither Denmark nor Norway has a prohibition on sex with animals, as long as the animals do not suffer. On the Internet Danish animal owners advertise openly that they offer sex with animals, without intervention from police or other authorities, Danish newspaper 24timer reports. In correspondence with the animal owners, the newspaper was told that the animals involved have many years of experience and that the animals themselves wanted sex. The cost to the client varied from DKK 500-1,000 (USD 85-170). ... According to the 24timer report, Germans, Dutchmen, Swedes and Norwegians visit the Danish bordellos, and a web site...
  • Doctors remain powerless against cancer after 50 years of research (We are all going to die)

    06/19/2006 9:16:26 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 41 replies · 1,170+ views
    AFP ^ | Sun Jun 18, 2006 | Jean-Louis Santini
    The medical community has gained a better understanding of cancer after a half-century of enormous investments and research, but the disease is still winning the battle. The cancer mortality rate has barely changed in this century compared to 50 years ago, while the death rates of cardiac, cerebrovascular and infectious diseases have declined by about two-thirds, said Harold Varmus, a Nobel medicine prize laureate. "Despite large federal and industrial investments in cancer research and a wealth of discoveries about the genetic, biochemical, and functional changes in cancer cells, cancer is commonly viewed as, at best, minimally controlled by modern medicine,...
  • YEAR '2012' CATCHES SUDDEN ATTENTION AS SCIENCE, PROPHECY, AND MYTHS COLLIDE (Doomsday 2012?)

    12/14/2005 4:05:53 PM PST · by emiller · 45 replies · 1,987+ views
    Spirit Daily ^ | 12-14-05 | Michael H. Brown
    In all kinds of circles, not just among mystics, is a sense of looming events and in some cases, a year is even attached. Of course, this is always the height of the precarious. We warned before the year 2000 not to place too much importance on that specific year (we all recall Y2K). We warn again of the same thing now. Rarely does prophecy pinpoint matters according to a human timeline, for events are conditional and God is infinite, which means He is timeless. Moreover, there is not
  • Consumer Prices Up; Retail Sales Rise (25 year-high)... And The Real "Why"

    10/14/2005 6:22:52 AM PDT · by thinking4me · 5 replies · 670+ views
    AP ^ | 10/14/05 | Economics Writer
    Consumer Prices Up; Retail Sales Rise By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer 18 minutes ago WASHINGTON - Consumer prices surged in September by the largest amount in more than 25 years as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita sent energy prices soaring at the fastest pace on record. ADVERTISEMENT The Labor Department reported Friday that inflation jumped 1.2 percent last month. It said that 90 percent of that increase came from a record-setting 12 percent surge in energy prices which reflected gasoline prices that briefly topped $3 per gallon last month after widespread shutdowns of refineries and oil and natural gas platforms...
  • PLANET-DISSOLVING DUST CLOUD IS HEADED TOWARD EARTH!

    09/20/2005 5:25:47 AM PDT · by vannrox · 191 replies · 7,953+ views
    Weekly World News, via Yahoo ^ | Monday September 12 - 2005 | MIKE FOSTER
    PLANET-DISSOLVING DUST CLOUD IS HEADED TOWARD EARTH!Monday September 12, 2005 By MIKE FOSTER CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Scared-stiff astronomers have detected a mysterious mass they've dubbed a "chaos cloud" that dissolves everything in its path, including comets, asteroids, planets and entire stars -- and it's headed directly toward Earth! Discovered April 6 by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, the swirling, 10 million-mile- wide cosmic dust cloud has been likened to an "acid nebula" and is hurtling toward us at close to the speed of light -- making its estimated time of arrival 9:15 a.m. EDT on June 1, 2014. "The good news...
  • World On Brink Of Ruin

    01/12/2005 6:32:22 AM PST · by tmp02 · 59 replies · 1,844+ views
    Forbes.com ^ | 1/7/05 | Dan Ackman
    NEW YORK - Alan Greenspan, that Matador of the Money Supply, the esteemed Impresario of Interest Rates, has suffered precious few slings or arrows over his many years as chairman of the Federal Reserve. Even the White House has had to offer its critiques off the record for fear of roiling the markets or upsetting the chairman's Elvis-in-Vegas-like following. So when the chief economist of one of the world's most prestigious banks calls Greenspan a bum, that's a big deal. And yesterday it happened. Stephen Roach, the chief economist for Morgan Stanley & Co. (nyse: MWD - news - people...
  • ZOT! To the Good People of the World

    11/04/2004 3:16:06 PM PST · by liberty byrd · 145 replies · 3,230+ views
    A concerned citizen
    To all good people of countries other than the US- WE are now officially a rogue nation- please don’t blame the citizens of the US as we have been taken over by Nazis. Trust us, we are more frightened than you. There is no possible way that Bush is the most popular president ever. There is no way that he won this election. It is a lie, supported by fraudulent elections and corrupt government officials. There is no popular support for Bush, only Bush freepers on the net paid for by homeland security to convince other nations and naive US...
  • ZOT! Censorship on Freerepublic.com proves every point I made.

    11/04/2004 11:53:37 AM PST · by AndreINCA · 142 replies · 3,279+ views
    You all took turns laughing because I am an extreme left, but I laugh at you because you people proved me right. You delete remarks for no other reason but you don't like the thoughts expressed, (though mine was left for assument) inactivate my account, and preach free speech for all. My words weren't for the purpose of starting a war, only to say, "hey, what do you think about this?" I didn't get one intellgent arugment. Name calling yes, insults yes, nothing thought provoking. So you cane prove me right yet again, and delete this post and inactivate my...
  • You People Can Zot My Ass

    11/03/2004 3:10:27 PM PST · by Paul Schwinn · 324 replies · 7,480+ views
    The late Mr. Schwinn, knocked off his trike by a bolt of lightning.
    Exactly why are you retards happy that this Cokehead chimp is back? Do Conservatives like escalating budget deficits? I guess so. Do Conservatives like pointless wars initiated by lies? I guess so. You really must love outsourced jobs and a crappy economy. You are probably too stupid to realize how the country is now screwed. To hell with all of you.
  • ZOT! Don't support Bush, hear Osama Bin Laden out.

    11/03/2004 4:37:48 PM PST · by AndreSOCAL · 146 replies · 3,715+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | 11-03-2004 | Andre
    Following is the full English transcript of Usama bin Ladin's speech in a videotape sent to Aljazeera. In the interests of authenticity, the content of the transcript, which appeared as subtitles at the foot of the screen, has been left unedited. Praise be to Allah who created the creation for his worship and commanded them to be just and permitted the wronged one to retaliate against the oppressor in kind. To proceed: Peace be upon he who follows the guidance: People of America this talk of mine is for you and concerns the ideal way to prevent another Manhattan, and...
  • Global Warming [I believe. Zot! See, it just got another one!]

    11/03/2004 2:10:25 PM PST · by fred3 · 118 replies · 2,334+ views
    I was just wondering how many freepers believe in global warming? What do you think about it?
  • DASCHLE LOSES LAWSUIT!!!!

    11/02/2004 12:01:02 AM PST · by Founding Father · 114 replies · 381+ views
    http://daschlevthune.typepad.com/daschle_v_thune/ | Daschle v. Thune
    Go to link. Tommy is DEEPLY SADDENED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • THE RED SOX JUST WON THE PENNANT!!!

    10/20/2004 9:01:21 PM PDT · by TheRedSoxWinThePennant · 180 replies · 2,077+ views
    THEREDSOXWINTHEPENNANT | 10-20-04 | THEREDSOXWINTHEPENNANT
    IN WHAT HAS TO BE CONSIDERED THE GREATEST COMEBACK IN THE HISTORY OF SPORTS THE BOSTON RED SOX WIN THE AMERICAN LEAGUE PENNANT!
  • U.S. to disclose data on Iraqi non-conventional weapons

    01/26/2003 4:54:48 PM PST · by Mossad1967 · 34 replies · 256+ views
    HA'ARETZ ^ | Monday, January 27, 2003 | Nathan Guttman and Shlomo Shamir
    The United States administration is planning on disclosing classified information that includes concrete evidence proving that Iraq is implementing its plan to arm itself with non-conventional weapons. United Nations sources who revealed the U.S. plan Sunday afternoon stressed that it marked a significant diplomatic shift that the administration decided upon ahead of a Security Council debate on Iraq. On Monday, the head of the UN weapons inspection team in Iraq, Dr. Hans Blix, will submit the first report on the inspectors' findings, in which he is expected to harshly criticize Iraq...
  • DFU SONG: From Me to You (watch out, Saddam) 10-10-02

    10/10/2002 5:56:39 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 1 replies · 349+ views
    DFU SONG PARODIES | 10-2002 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - FROM ME TO YOU Diplomatically if we can Militarily if we must Iraq, you are warned…you must give up your arms Or you'll be turned to dust Diplomatically if we can Militarily if we must So, Saddam Hussein, better make up your mind We're set to make the bust Many years you've been obstructing things…that will no longer pass 'Cause we have a real leader who…replaced a horse's *ss Diplomatically if we can Militarily if we must Too bad for you guys…the adults are in charge Your word we will not trust (la la la la la...