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  • Al Franken 'Allegedly' Grabbed Joy Behar’s Breast at Comedy Central Roast for Rob Reiner (Photo)

    11/16/2017 1:03:53 PM PST · by drewh · 103 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Nov 2017 | Jerome Hudson
    Amid the emergence of a 2006 photo of Al Franken groping journalist and talk radio anchor Leeann Tweeden, a photo of the embattled Minnesota Senator appearing to grab comedian Joy Behar’s breast has also resurfaced. The photo was taken at the New York Friar’s Club Roast of Rob Reiner. The event, which took place in October 2000, was presented by Comedy Central. On Thursday, The View co-host reacted to the photo of Franken and Tweeden — taken during a two week USO Tour by, according to the USO, Sen. Franken’s brother Owen Franken — and said, “it’s just so disappointing.”...
  • Monica Lewinsky tweets '#MeToo'

    10/18/2017 8:18:29 PM PDT · by Morgana · 92 replies
    fox ^ | October 18, 2017 | fox
    Monica Lewinsky raised eyebrows over the weekend when she tweeted the hashtag #MeToo, marking herself as a victim of sexual harassment or assault.
  • Monday giggle

    06/19/2017 8:00:15 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 26 replies
    unknown | 6/18/2017 | self
    A motorcycle police officer stops a driver for shooting through a red light. The driver is a real jerk, steps out of his car and comes striding toward the officer, demanding to know why he is being harassed by the Gestapo! So the officer calmly tells him of the red light violation. The motorist instantly goes on a tirade, questioning the officer's ancestry, sexual orientation, etc., in rather explicitly offensive terms. The tirade goes on and on without the officer saying anything. When the officer finishes writing the ticket he puts an "AH" in the lower right corner of the...
  • Boston lands new GE headquarters

    01/13/2016 9:47:53 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 25 replies
    boston globe ^ | 13 Jan 2016 | Jon Chesto
    The company began looking to leave Fairfield, Conn., last year after state legislators threatened to raise corporate taxes. GE’s quest for a new global headquarters can be traced back to a decision by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy and Connecticut lawmakers last spring to significantly change business tax policies, to help fill a big state budget gap. The package, among other things, altered how multistate companies collect corporate taxes and how losses can be used to reduce tax bills over a period of years.
  • Frontiers of political correctness: banning the word 'too'

    10/28/2015 1:02:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 68 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/28/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Move over, Melissa Harris-Perry – it is getting crowded on the lunatic PC bench. Joining “hard worker” (racist!) on the PC banned word list is “too” (sexist!). That’s right: an adjective and adverb positing that something is more excessive in some quality than desirable is now verboten, as far as the Huffington Post is concerned. The editors there gave considerable space to Cameron Schaeffer, who identifies herself as a freshman at the University of Vermont, where her head has obviously been filled with victimology nonsense.Ms. Schaeffer describes contemplating her hair in the mirror. From her HuffPo headshot, it is apparent...
  • County threatens to fine family for having ‘too many cars in driveway’(Video At Link)

    07/22/2015 5:39:22 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 74 replies
    WSB-TV ^ | 07/21/15 | Jim Strickland
    COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County is telling a Kennesaw family to apply for permission to park their kids' cars in their own driveway. The Oviedo family got a notice of violation for having four cars in the driveway. The family has relatives visiting and two kids home from college. "I am angry. I am beyond angry. I don't see how the government can tell me whose cars I can park in my own driveway," said Kim Oviedo. They got a visit Friday from code enforcement, acting on an anonymous complaint. The neighborhood is zoned an Open Space Community. A...
  • Amazon Rep Has a Funny Norse Mythology Themed Chat With a Customer

    08/28/2014 5:07:55 PM PDT · by Vendome · 8 replies ^ | 8/28/2014 | Got no idea
    Cue up the voice of Joe Pesci: "Uh K, Uh K, Uh K!!! This sohhh funny and one troo lee he larry us exchange between Amazon and a customer".
  • Tancredo demands Christie, RGA ‘come clean’ about helping Beauprez through primary

    08/02/2014 5:51:23 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies ^ | Eli Stokols
    DENVER — Tom Tancredo isn’t trashing Bob Beauprez, but he’s demanding one of his biggest benefactors, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, come clean about the Republican Governors Association’s influence on Colorado’s GOP gubernatorial primary. On Monday, the Denver Post reported that a campaign finance watchdog group discovered that the RGA, which Christie chairs, funneled money to help Beauprez through the Republican Attorney Generals Association despite its public pledge not to attempt to influence GOP primaries. (SNIP) “We already have a situation in Mississippi where grassroots Republicans feel disenfranchised by party elites. We need to avoid a repeat in Colorado. “Governor...
  • Did I Respond Correctly?

    09/15/2013 1:42:23 AM PDT · by dagogo redux · 14 replies
    9/14/13 | dagogo redux
    This important Email arrived out of breath a few minutes ago. My response appears at the end. Just wondering if my answer followed the federally approved protocol, or if my fellow FReepers think this urgent matter could have been better handled from my end. Always seeking to be in compliance. dagogo redux On Sun, 15 Sep 2013 12:29:43 +0530 wrote: FROM DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS ATTN: COMPLIMENT OF THE SEASON DEAR FUND OWNER, IT IS MY PLEASURE TO INFORM YOU THAT YOUR FUND IS READY TO BE DELIVERED TO YOUR DESIGNATED ADDRESS WHICH YOU HAVE TO RECONFIRM. WE THE ENTIRE...
  • Sorry world, we elected Alfred E. Neuman

    03/01/2012 5:30:13 AM PST · by Mustang Driver · 43 replies · 1+ views
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | February 29, 2012 | Don Surber
    Barack Obama is a nice guy who has degrees from prestigious institutions. He speaks well and writes well, but he is nonetheless an idiot because he sees things only through the lens of himself. Where others hold a window into the world, he holds a mirror. His supporters say he plays three-dimensional chess. He cannot even play checkers. Consider his apology to Afghanistan for the accidental burning of a few Korans. Instead of calming thing down, his apology was used by the enemy to rationalize a new wave of violence in Kabul. President Obama thinks that is all A-OK. From...
  • Poll: Carter 63%, Reagan 32%

    02/21/2012 7:06:41 AM PST · by Mustang Driver · 42 replies · 3+ views
    Charleston (WV) Daily Mail ^ | February 21, 2012 | Don Surber
    As I look at the Real Clear Politics averages of the polls of the various match-ups between President Obama and the various Republican candidates, I know I am supposed to feel impending doom. But I don’t. Let’s see, the numbers this morning are: Obama 49.0% Romney 43.3% Obama 50.0% Santorum 42.5% Obama 53.0% Gingrich 39.1% Obama 48.6 % Paul 40.4% But I don’t feel doom. Here are 9 reasons why: February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October. A couple could copulate today and still have a baby by Election Day. President Obama’s leads of 5.7% to 13.9%...
  • Ahmadinejad: Iran too 'mighty' to attack

    04/18/2010 7:18:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 632+ views
    Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Iran is so powerful today that no country would dare attack it, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday during an annual army parade. "Iran's army is so mighty today that no enemy can have a foul thought of invading Iran's territory," the Iranian leader said, according to state media. "Of course, Iran is a friend and brother of regional and independent nations and it wants peace, progress and security for all countries," Ahmadinejad said.
  • Is the health reform bill too compromised to save?

    12/16/2009 10:08:16 PM PST · by Lorianne · 3 replies · 312+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 16 December 2009 | Matthews, Dean, Landrieu
    video 12:22
  • ain't got money 2 give, but have a few idea's ZOT!!

    10/02/2009 4:46:39 PM PDT · by winpat · 98 replies · 2,354+ views
    been watching you guys on beck show, not bad but soon your group will be called up 2 the big time, so start refining answers and mission statements. beck put you ladies at ease and gave you a relaxing and comtabule setting but if your group gets more press they, other news organizations not sympathic 2 your cause will try 2 confuse and misdirect your group into looking bad or bias or just plan loons, so pratice on each other questions and answers and make it short and direct.
  • Too few intensive care beds for swine flu – Tories

    09/08/2009 9:39:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies · 255+ views
    Guardian UK ^ | 9/8/09 | Owen Bowcott
    The Conservative party says hospitals are at breaking point and claims that a second wave of swine flu could result in a bed shortage The NHS may not have enough intensive care beds to cope if a second wave of swine flu hits the country, the Conservative party claimed today. Hospitals are already at "breaking point" and are having to close critical care beds to new admissions for large parts of the year, according to the shadow health secretary, Andrew Lansley. The allegation comes amid intensifying party exchanges over the future of the NHS. The Tories are attempting the novel...
  • Calling all Pro-Life, Patriotic Americans to Prayer.

    10/19/2008 12:41:21 PM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 42 replies · 1,334+ views
    10/19/08 | areukiddingme1
    Not to long ago, there was a thread on here about "what else we could do," on the 29th of October during Obama's televised "info-mercial." It just hit me this morning right after mass -- if everyone all across the nation had a call to prayer on the evening vigil so to speak for our nation, our military, and our nations un-born children -- that would be far more important than sitting at home and watching the Obama "info-mercial." We can start this call right here. Please, contact your local churches, synagogue, and communities all across the nation and...
  • Goodbye FR [Mods respond: don't let the door hit your arse on the way out]

    11/14/2007 2:51:00 PM PST · by HHKrepublican_2 · 259 replies · 350+ views
    I will be leaving FR. I will no longer post here and likely will no longer check the news here either. I began to post here a few years ago with updates on my attempts and eventual success at founding teenage republican clubs across New Jersey and the surrounding area. I used to run a ping list about the invasion of Islam into Europe. I ran an FR-based operation to try to change public opinion about the Iraq war using letters to the editor and "stats" e-mails. It seems however that as soon as I began to indicate that I...
  • Court says Ohio too hard on some parties

    09/08/2006 12:01:50 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 655+ views ^ | 9 8 06 | DAN SEWELL
    CINCINNATI - Ohio's rules for primary elections make it too hard for minor parties to get on the ballot, a federal appeals court ruled. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel said the primary requirements allow the Republican and Democratic parties to monopolize general elections. Ohio "is among the most restrictive, if not the most restrictive, state in granting minor parties access to the ballot," the ruling said. Parties automatically qualify for the primary ballot if their candidate for governor or president received at least 5 percent of the vote in the previous Ohio election. Any other party must...
  • Post-War Stress Too Much For Marlboro Man's Marriage

    06/27/2006 6:13:03 PM PDT · by blam · 38 replies · 1,746+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6-28-2006 | Catherine Elsworth
    Post-war stress too much for Marlboro Man's marriage By Catherine Elsworth in Los Angeles (Filed: 28/06/2006) A US marine whose photograph touched the hearts of countless Americans has filed for divorce just weeks after his lavish wedding was funded by donations from the public. An iconic picture of James Blake Miller, 21, was taken in 2004 during a break from combat in Fallujah and was published in hundreds of newspapers. Showing him grubby-faced and exhausted with a cigarette dangling from his lips, it earned him the nickname Marlboro Man. After his return to the United States, the lance corporal revealed...
  • This Is Europe's Problem Too, Says Madrid (Illegal Immigration)

    05/18/2006 6:49:59 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 464+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 5-19-2006 | Mike Elkin
    This is Europe's problem too, says Madrid By Mike Elkin (Filed: 19/05/2006) Spain has issued its most urgent international appeal for help in coping with illegal immigrants flooding into the Canary Islands. Madrid announced it will dispatch diplomats to several countries in western Africa, where the migrants come from, while a European parliament delegation will arrive next month to assess a problem that the Spaniards say is not just theirs but Europe's. Over 2,000 migrants have reached the Spanish coast this month The calmer seas of early summer have seen a sharp rise in the numbers reaching the holiday islands,...