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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.
  • Miami High School Students Walk Out to Protest Sanford Shooting

    03/22/2012 9:30:50 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 118 replies · 2+ views
    wsvn | 3/22/2012
    Fox tv station in Miami just reported a bunch of students have walked out of class to protest the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
  • Astroturf Alert??

    03/22/2012 7:37:52 AM PDT · by Lacey · 18 replies
    Environmental Defense Action Fund ^ | 03/22/2012 | Loonie Libs Someone on facebook posted this on his wall, to which I promptly commented More Pablum for the Masses. But then I tried to find the referenced bill and came up blank, except for S.J.Res. 37 (111th): A joint resolution calling upon the President to issue a proclamation recognizing the 35th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act. Am I missing something or is the EDF clairvoyant, or just making stuff up? I'm sure all those thoughtfully-penned letters will make a difference.
  • Special Announcement - Rec Sports Member Update (Obama is coming to Ohio State University)

    03/22/2012 5:35:29 AM PDT · by staytrue · 3 replies · 2+ views | Wednesday, March 21, 2012 | Myers, Kristen
    The RPAC and Lincoln Tower Park, including the tennis courts, will be closed for the entire day tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, due to President Obama’s visit. The RPAC will operate on normal hours on Friday, March 23. All other Rec Sports facilities will be open to members on Thursday. Their hours are: Adventure Recreation Center: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. Jesse Owens South: Noon – 10 p.m. Jesse Owens North: Noon – 10 p.m. Jesse Owens West Tennis Center: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Outdoor Adventure Center: Noon – 7 p.m. President Obama is scheduled to deliver remarks about American...
  • Swedish Government Kidnapps Child of Home Schooling Family

    03/21/2012 4:42:54 PM PDT · by cradle of freedom · 11 replies
    CBN News reported today on the government kidnapping of a young homeschooled boy in Sweden. This little boys name is Domenick Johansson, he was taken from his family as they were boarding a plane, he has been kept at social services since June 2009. The Swedish government is now speaking of taking away the parents rights. This is hard to believe but it is true. Please read these two stories:
  • A Year in the Life of America's Bullying Crisis

    03/21/2012 2:14:53 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 24 replies · 1+ views
    Safe Schools ^ | 3/21/12 | A Film by Lee Hirsch
    Over 13 million American kids will be bullied this year, making it the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation. The new documentary film BULLY, directed by Sundance and Emmy award-winning filmmaker Lee Hirsch, brings human scale to this startling statistic, offering an intimate, unflinching look at how bullying has touched five kids and their families.
  • Can a Genuine Muslim Be Loyal to America?

    03/21/2012 9:49:13 AM PDT · by pinochet · 36 replies · 1+ views
    America commits a great injustice to Muslims when it offers them citizenship, without explaining to them the obligations that America requires from its citizens, and the values on which America was founded. America is a nation that was founded on Judeo-Christian principles, and the laws and culture of America reflects a Judeo-Christian ethic. The Muslim Quran requires Muslims to wage jihad on Christians and Jews, and not to accept them as friends. We need to change the oath of citizenship, so that immigrant Muslims can understand the obligations and responsibilities that America requires from its citizens. The oath of citizenship...
  • One year later, the union bosses in Wisconsin haven't relented - Sign letter of support

    03/20/2012 2:35:57 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 1 replies
    Right To Work Committee Email | March 20, 2012 | Mark Mix
    One year later, the union bosses in Wisconsin haven't relented. Despite teacher militant "sick outs," bused-in out-of-state protesters, and a Democrat legislative walkout to delay a vote, on March 11, 2011 Governor Scott Walker signed a desperately-needed reform of Wisconsin's government unions -- including Right to Work protections for public employees. Your National Right to Work Committee rallied public support for this and helped keep weak-kneed Republicans from caving in to Big Labor's pressure. That's when Big Labor launched phase two. They filed frivolous lawsuits to dismantle the law in the courts and tried to retake the Wisconsin Senate with...

    03/20/2012 12:04:43 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 18 replies · 2+ views
    Shameless vanity ^ | Like NEVER. | Dick Bachert
    Editor: High on the front page of the March 18th edition we found this: “An important national investigation.” I expected to read of Sheriff Arpio’s official probe into the fraud and forgeries surrounding Barack Obama and his almost certain Constitutional ineligibility to hold the highest office in America. I was disappointed. You in the Fourth Estate have failed Americans who actually care about the rule of law. And, in the end, you will find that you have foolishly and terminally failed yourselves. You see, throughout history, incipient tyrants have routinely availed themselves of the stupidity and ignorance of what Lenin...
  • What's With All of the Executive Order's Flying Fast?

    03/18/2012 1:35:36 PM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 123 replies
    Wikisource ^ | 3/18/2012 Drudge and others are talking about the E.O. that was re-signed by Obama on Friday with the additional words "non-emergency" added to it as well. Dig a little mind you I am not jumping on the Alex Jones bandwagon just yet...but what's up with these other E.O.'s being signed days and weeks apart that actually link right along with what was re-signed and amended on Friday night? Executive Order 13600 Jump to: navigation, search ←Executive Order 13599 Executive Order 13600 by President of the United States Establishing the President's Global Development Council Executive Order 13601→ Signed by President...
  • What was Rick Santorum thinking??? (Vanity)

    03/17/2012 4:41:23 PM PDT · by no dems · 99 replies
    March 17, 2012 | no dems
    Poor Rick Santorum. He goes to Puerto Rico and pisses them off by telling them they must make English the official language if they want Statehood. (See Link) What the hell was he thinking? Why did his handlers not brief him on this issue before he got to Puerto Rico? Republicans just cannot get it through their friggin' head that the Hispanic vote is a big chunk of votes, and all flavors of Hispanics (Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican) stick together. If he is the nominee, this will follow him all the way to November. Rick NEVER does well speaking...
  • Liberal Psychosis

    03/17/2012 4:39:33 PM PDT · by paratrooper82 · 5 replies
    self | March 17, 2012 | paratrooper
    Liberalism is a mental psychosis where the inflicted cannot distinguish between fantasy and reality. This is evidenced by the Obama supporter in Arizona who threatened to kill Sheriff Arpiao and his family because the Arizona Sheriff's "cold case" team discovered fraud associated with Obama's birth certificate. Further evidence of this liberal psychosis is Bill Mauer calling Mrs. Palin a "-unt" and the liberal left celebrated this name calling.
  • Lets do some aggregate documentation on the Obama administration

    03/17/2012 8:58:40 AM PDT · by mylife · 34 replies
    vanity | 3/17/12 | mylife
    We all know that Obama is a poser sack of crap. but who are his foot soldiers? Lets document them in one place. Many of us know the AG, Eric Holder. Some have mentioned the Energy secretary Stephan Chu Does any one know who Lisa Jackson is? Then there are the advisers the inner circle like Valerie Jarrett List them and vet them here Freepers. Let us document them and frame the picture
  • In praise of (three) modern Doughface Northerners

    03/17/2012 4:12:31 AM PDT · by BroJoeK · 228 replies · 6+ views
    vanity | 3/17/2012 | BroJoeK
    Has anyone else noticed that all three of our non-Romney Republican candidates for President grew up in Southern Pennsylvania? Does anyone suppose this is a historical coincidence? It's not. Unless you are some kind of history nut, you've never even heard the term "doughface Northerner", since it hasn't been politically current in 150 years. And if you have heard it, then you know it was an old term of mocking and scorn -- for Northerners who loved the ante-bellum South and supported the South's legal, ahem, "institutions". Indeed, the term itself, "doughface" was derisively coined by Southerners to describe their...
  • Andrew Breitbart: "Glenn Beck Screwed the Pooch"

    03/16/2012 1:12:39 PM PDT · by hope · 48 replies
    You Tube ^ | 5/11 | BREITBART
    If this has been posted my apologies. The reason I posted this is because many believed that Breitbart had selectively edited the tape of Shirley Sherrod. This wasn't the case. This was the first time I have seen this...Breitbart was on the up and up on the Sherrod video and It makes me ill after seeing this...
  • Official Obama campaign "I Shamrock Obama" T-shirt is a bad idea [Vanity]

    03/16/2012 10:19:10 AM PDT · by AppyPappy · 13 replies
  • Obama is hero of own movie (Epic Fail .. Flirting on The Edge of Inanity)

    03/16/2012 9:01:41 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 3/15/12 | Stephen Collinson - AFP
    Barack Obama turned up the intensity of his reelection bid, debuting a movie glorifying himself as a president who made "tough" decisions that dragged a traumatized nation out of crisis. The 17-minute film, soberly narrated by Tom Hanks, is packed with pensive still photos of Obama, and testimony to his toughness from backers like former president Bill Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden and top political aides. It opens with footage of Obama's euphoric victory rally in Chicago in 2008, recreating the hope and expectation of that campaign, but perhaps inadvertently pointing to the difficultly of recreating that heady moment in...
  • FLASH - Fidel Castro is DEAD (Unconfirmed, perhaps he's just pining for the fjords)

    12/28/2011 7:22:52 AM PST · by mkleesma · 144 replies · 3+ views
    radio | 12/28/2011 | me
    Buddy of mine just heard it on a Dominican radio station Can anyone confirm this?
  • Would you vote for Romney?

    03/15/2012 9:58:29 AM PDT · by BO Stinkss · 247 replies | 03/15/2012 | BO Stinkss
    <p>I have seen a lot of FReepers state that they would NEVER cast a vote for Romney. That is my gut reaction as well. Mitt is on recored saying that I will vote for him eventually. His arrogance makes me want to prove him wrong and write in a cadidate. But I fear that will lead to 4 more years of Obama. Until I stare at the ballot in November, I don't know for sure what I will do. If it is a choice between Obama and Romney, what will you do?</p>

    03/15/2012 7:53:42 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 54 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | March 15, 2012 | Jeff Head
    HOW TO RETRUN TO $2.00 A GALLON GAS You know what, I am sick of hearing all of the endless wrangling by the major news media and politicians (particularly of the liberal variety) regarding the price of gas. Yesterday I heard some so-called oil and gas expert on a talk show. He was a guest and clearly an Obama supporter. He launched into this protracted explanation of the price of gold, the value of the dollar, OPEC, the world market and China's purchasing, etc., etc. to explain why the price cannot come down and how anyone saying it can...
  • Taliban bomb kills 13 women and children killed in Afghanistan. Where's the outrage!

    03/15/2012 6:50:01 AM PDT · by BlueSky194 · 17 replies · 1+ views
    vanity ^ | 3/15/2012 | Agence France-Presse
    Taliban bomb kills 13 women and children killed in Afghanistan. Where's the outrage! Why isn't this story on the media channels? I'v yet to see CNN, CBS, NBC or ABC report this.
  • Philadelphia Voter Fraud Stats, need link to article

    03/15/2012 6:16:56 AM PDT · by WakeUpAndVote · 6 replies
    Me | March 15th, 2012 | Wakeupandvote
    I remember after the 2008 election, someone posted a great article about the turn out in some Philly ward was over 100% Does anyone else remember this? I have searched on FR and outside of FR.
  • Falling Oil Prices (in 2008) Complicate Obama Team's Agenda (Climate Control)

    03/15/2012 3:17:16 AM PDT · by God-fear-republican · 2 replies
    WSJ ^ | December 12, 2008 | NEIL KING JR. and STEPHEN POWER
    Back in late 2008, President-elect Obama picked Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu as his energy secretary. Chu wanted to raise US gas price to the level of Europe, meaning $1.50/gal to $5.34/gal. Here is his own words: “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe," said in an interview with WSJ in September 2008. Their agenda at that time and still now is to control the climate change by reducing oil consumption by raising gas price and using alternative fuels, by banning drilling or coal energy. At the end, this...
  • Why did Santorum's totals in MS and AL differ from the last polls which showed him in 3rd place?

    03/14/2012 4:30:33 PM PDT · by mitchell001 · 74 replies
    March 14, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Did open voting which allows Democrats and Independents to vote in the GOP primary account for difference in Santorum's victory totals in MS and AL over the last polls which showed him in 3rd place? In other words, the MS and AL polls only polled likely GOP voters and the real voter population included Democrats and Independents. Also, did the Democrats sway the GOP primary results? Did Santorum robo call Democrats to vote for him?
  • Newt is far more conservative than Santorum

    03/14/2012 11:39:08 AM PDT · by entropy12 · 100 replies · 1+ views
    03/14/2012 | Entropy12
    Newt was the force behind Contract with America. That resulted in GOP win after 40 years of losses. Newt helped president Reagan balance budgets and create millions of new jobs, as Speaker of the House.
  • Newt Gingrich-Brilliant Strategy -- Stay In Race and Eventually Win Nomination

    03/14/2012 6:08:00 AM PDT · by mitchell001 · 93 replies
    March 14, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Newt Gingrich has crafted a reasonable comeback strategy considering his predicament and his goals for the country. Here are the cards that Newt has. He has built a tremendous and growing volunteer network. He has the ability to frame the most important issues facing the government. Notice that the media loves to schedule and interview Newt. Also, President Obama and Jay Carney are replying to Newt Gingrich's $2.50 per gallon and oil drilling proposals. As Newt stays in the race, Romney has to spend money on negative ads to attack and bring down both Santorum and Gingrich. If Newt stays...
  • The Congressional Review Act (CRA) allows Congress to overturn outrageous regulations

    03/13/2012 4:09:46 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 4 replies
    Right To Work Committee - Email | Mark Mix
    Dear Concerned American: The Obama bureaucracy is out of control, and I need your help to stop it. The Congressional Review Act (CRA) allows Congress to overturn outrageous regulations like the bureaucratic power grabs rammed through the Obama Labor Board. S.J. Res. 36 is a Joint Resolution of Disapproval that would prevent implementation of the NLRB's "ambush" election rules. You see, this proposal would diminish employees' ability to make a fully informed decision by reducing time in which the process occurs from the current average of 38 days to as little as one week. Worse, allowing the new rules will...
  • Have "the chickens have come home to roost" in regards to Obama and gas prices?

    03/13/2012 1:19:26 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 13 replies
    In regards to today's polls, president Obama's favorite pastor, Reverend Wright's quote, "the chickens have come home to roost" seems quite prophetic, especially in regards to his pie in the sky vision of airplanes getting off the ground with wind power.
  • Virginia girl, 6, youngest ever in U.S. spelling bee (home-schooled)

    03/13/2012 11:56:34 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 72 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 3/13/12 | Ian Simpson - Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6-year-old U.S. girl will become the youngest contestant ever in the Scripps National Spelling Bee after winning a regional competition in Virginia. Lori Anne Madison, of Woodbridge, Virginia, won the Prince William County spelling contest earlier this month, beating out 21 top elementary and middle school competitors. Her winning word: "vaquero," a word of Spanish origin meaning cowboy. "My parents quiz me. I read lists and I have a really good memory," Madison, who is home-schooled, told Fox's WTTG-TV, a Washington-area station. Madison was believed to be the youngest competitor ever, the Cincinnati-based National Spelling Bee...
  • VANITY: Refusing to Provide Services with Regulatory References

    03/13/2012 10:43:25 AM PDT · by Badabing Badablonde · 10 replies
    I don't get to post too often because I am usually at work. But in regards to the recent outrage on providing birth control, I just wanted to provide a shortcut to our FR mavericks who are doing such an excellent job of defending an agency/office/company's right to refuse to pay for medical or health-related services for which that entity holds moral of religious objections. My agency is required to review contracts, rates, and elements of state healthcare programs against the following regulations: 1932(b)(3)(B)(i) 42 CFR 438.102(a)(2) SMD letter 2/20/98 1932 is a section of the Social Security Act. The...
  • Is an EPAC Obama'w Worst Nightmare?

    03/13/2012 12:45:49 AM PDT · by Hillary'sMoralVoid · 17 replies
    His Master's Voice | 3/13/2012 | HMV
    Can Sheriff Joe Arapaio's Cold Posse's superb research and presentation of Obama's forged birth certificate and selective service card provide a springboard for fundraising to continue and expand these efforts, in a coordinated manner with others, to probe the many questions about Obama's qualifications to hold office? Sheriff Joe's investigation is a game changer. These guys are pros, and they indicate that they have only scratched the surface. Would an E-PAC (Eligibility Political Action Committee) be Obama's worst nightmare and facilitate his eventual demise?