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  • NBC/Pravda in Phoenix Misleads

    03/27/2012 5:26:57 AM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 7 replies
    3/27/12 | originalbuckeye
    Sunday evening the local NBC newsreader had the story of the Supreme Court taking up the challenge to Obamacare. She just had to add 'President Obama signed an Executive Order in 2010 that abortion would only be covered in the case of rape, incest or the health of the mother'. Now, over the past few weeks we have been informed that all abortions will be covered and each taxpayer will be required to kick in a dollar a month to pay for abortions. Even the Catholic Church will be forced to have their health insurance cover the Morning-after pill. Why...
  • (Vanity) Connecting the Dots: The Media's Myths about Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman

    03/27/2012 1:57:28 AM PDT · by dangus · 34 replies
    Based on various news reports
    MYTH: George Zimmerman disobeyed orders not to pursue Trayvon Martin REALITY: After being told, "you don't have to do that," when Zimmerman answered that he was pursuing Martin, Zimmerman quit pursuing him. The 911 respondent asked because he could hear Zimmerman breathing heavily as he was running. After Zimmerman agrees to stop pursuit, his breath immediately returns to nomal. (Recordings are available on Wikipedia.) MYTH: Martin was fleeing from Zimmerman when he was shot. Jesse Jackson alleged Martin was shot in the back of the head; former Governor Jeb Bush characterized Martin as "someone who has turned their back." REALITY:...
  • Is there an enhanced degree of security on the DC metro? Does anyone know why?

    03/26/2012 6:04:29 PM PDT · by Stosh · 12 replies · 22+ views
    Does anyone know if the DC Metro system is experiencing a higher-than-normal degree of security? Family members of mine are visiting the Capitol, mostly traveling by Metro, and they've seen a noticeable number of both armed and (what appears to be) plainclothes security. They've mentioned their observations to a couple of locals, both of whom said the number of armed personnel seems unusual. We're not locals, so we don't have any standard to go by - does anyone in the area know if security has been stepped up, and why?
  • Info on Robert Zimmerman - George's dad (vanity)

    03/26/2012 12:15:02 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 32 replies · 91+ views
    George is a Democrat. His father apparently is a retired US Magistrate judge. Anyone have info on who appointed the father? Height of irony that Dems are branding this Hispanic Democrat as a redneck Tea Partier. PS Yes, we all know Bob Dylan's real name. Different guy!
  • Freep this poll (Should Santorum Concede Romney is Inevitable...Yet?)

    03/26/2012 7:32:37 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 35 replies · 41+ views
    West Des Monies Patch ^ | 3/26/12 | Scott Raynor
    Vote no! Should Santorum Concede Romney is Inevitable...Yet? Vote no!
  • Obama Lost Three Parishes in the Dem Primary in Louisiana

    Obama loses three parishes in Louisiana: Grant, La Salle, and Cameron all went to J. Wolfe
  • Would a Rubio VP run force Obama to prove he is a Natural Born Citizen? (Vanity)

    03/25/2012 4:24:33 PM PDT · by no dems · 77 replies · 5+ views
    March 25, 2012 | no dems
    Another FReeper, on another thread, made a great observation regarding a possibility of Marco Rubio being on the GOP Ticket in 2012. And, I quote: “Public speculation about his potential for Veep consideration would, in a sane world, bring attention to Obummer’s lack of natural-born citizenship. And if he was not qualified four years ago...” Wow....that is a great observation. If Rubio is on the Ticket, and his “Natural Born Citizenship” status is questioned, that would open up a demand for a show of proof that Obama is a N-B-C. His fake “record of live birth” that he produced is...
  • DRUDGE: Mitt's Puerto Rico win VS Rick's Louisiana win

    03/24/2012 8:57:00 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 39 replies · 1+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 3/24/2012
    The red arrow points to the tiny mention: "Rick takes Louisiana" ----------------------------------------- COMPARE TO HOW DRUDGE TREATED A MITT WIN IN PUERTO RICO "Mitt wins 51st state" -------------------------------------------
  • In Defense of George Zimmerman (vanity)

    03/24/2012 9:55:26 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 147 replies · 3+ views
    Since there's been a public rush to judgment and many key facts are being ignored by the MSM I’ll defend Zimmerman. 1. He was walking in a public place. Nothing illegal about walking behind someone. 2. He had a legal right to his gun. 3. There were robberies in his neighborhood. Someone who didn’t live there (trespass?) was walking through. 4. He called 911 but without telling the cops where to go when they arrived there’s no suspect if it turns out a robbery took place. 5. He lost sight of TM and headed back to his SUV. 6. TM...
  • Math of delegate counts for the remaining 4 candidates.

    03/23/2012 8:25:26 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 22 replies · 1+ views
    03/23/2012 | Original Poster
    By April 24th we can accurately predict if we get a brokered convention in 2012.
  • FindMattHygh (Facebook community page)

    03/23/2012 6:03:10 PM PDT · by Myrddin · 11 replies · 4+ views
    Matt Hygh is missing from the San Diego area. Last observed in his car in the Indio area on March 15, 2012.Matt's parents have put up a Facebook community page to help locate Matt. The page has ongoing updates. It is posted here to get a few more non-Facebook eyes on the ground.
  • Vanity: Enough is Enough, Fight (R)acism Claims with an (R)

    03/23/2012 4:48:06 PM PDT · by Sneakyuser · 7 replies
    They are doing it again - Hurling personal insults and unfounded accusations at non-liberals because there IS NO PENALTY. And they will continue to do so unless you MAKE THEM PAY A HUGE PRICE!
  • Museum of Government Waste

    03/23/2012 11:48:57 AM PDT · by MSSC6644 · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Five years ago, we set out on a quest to try to get government funding for the ultimate ridiculous project: a museum of government waste. While this might sound like a joke, sadly, it’s not. Every year, your federal government spends billions of dollars on things like swine odor research, a museum of magic, and researching why chimps throw their own poop. So we thought we’d head to Washington and try to get our own piece of pork.
  • Fighting Back Against Liberal Fascism

    03/23/2012 10:46:21 AM PDT · by thefoundersrock · 2 replies · 1+ views
    Vanity | 03/23/12 | thefoundersrock
    After reading an open letter by our local talk radio station manager, outlining the assault this small station has undergone from Media Matters minions around the country, I decided to send him the following email to encourage him to stand strong in supporting free speech. The libs have this down to a science and we have to provide a counter-balance! Please take five minutes and call or email your local talk radio station and tell them to support free speech! Dear Sir, I read your open letter this morning (while I was logging on to listen to Rush) and just...
  • The Rush Limbaugh LIVE Radio Show Thread - Friday, March 23, 2012

    03/23/2012 9:06:41 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 54 replies
    EIB Network ^ | March 23, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    AND NOW . . . amidst billowing clouds of fragrant, aromatic first- and second-hand premium cigar smoke. . . it is time for . . . that harmless, lovable little fuzz ball, the highly-trained broadcast specialist, having more fun than a human being should be allowed to have, from behind the golden EIB microphone, firmly ensconced in the prestigious Attila-the-Hun chair at the Limbaugh Institute of Advanced Conservative Studies, serving humanity simply by showing up, and he’s not retiring until every American agrees with him, do NOT doubt him, with shrieks of joy at the mere mention of his name...
  • Afraid Obama will be reelected? Here's a word of Encouragement (Vanity)

    03/23/2012 2:51:11 AM PDT · by no dems · 46 replies
    Vanity | March23, 2012 | no dems
    If there ever was a President who deceived his way into office and deserves to be defeated, it's the current occupant of the White House. But, the GOP has done it again. They've given us a horrible slate of candidates to choose from at a time in our nation's history like no other. "March Madness" has brought us the GOP's Final Four: Kook-Daddy and the Three Stooges. There is little enthusiasm for any of them; causing many to fear that Obama will end up pulling victory from the jaws of defeat. Well, let me try and encourage you with regard...
  • All of the Above my ### - FreeRepublic, this presentation was made exclusively for you!

    03/22/2012 8:40:19 PM PDT · by Halo-JM · 12 replies
    Home Town News 42 second Video ^ | 22 March 2012 | Halo Jumpmaster
    Fast Track the Keystone Pipeline? All of the above Energy policy is big fat LIE!
  • WSB Radio & TV (ATL, GA) Refers to "Murdered Teen" Trayvon Martin in Thurs Newscasts (Vanity)

    03/22/2012 5:14:46 PM PDT · by Trailerpark Badass · 29 replies · 1+ views
    WSB Radio & TV | 3/22/2012 | Trailerpark Badass
    I realize there are many here who would agree with this depiction, as well as many who would not.Regardless, I would hope that no one would accept or condone such an example of journalistic irresponsibility, to use such a term before the shooter has been arrested, charged or convicted.I am not sure why I am writing this here, perhaps it is an opus of a kind (a sadly weak one, to be sure), but this has scared me. I will file a complaint with the FCC, for whatever good that will do, but this, along the discussion of this case...
  • Detention for Immigrants That Looks Less Like Prison

    03/22/2012 2:01:50 PM PDT · by 3rdcoastislander · 12 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 13th, 2012 | Kirk Semple
    On a patch of Texas farmland near the Gulf of Mexico, immigration officials on Tuesday unveiled one of the most visible results of a three-year-old plan to overhaul the nation’s immigration detention system: a brand-new center intended to provide a less penal setting for detainees.
  • Freep this poll everyone! (Do you approve or disapprove of Obama's health care law?)

    03/22/2012 9:46:05 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 31 replies · 8+ views ^ | 03/22/12
    39% approve and 61% disapprove.