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  • Jim Rob Is Right - But Conservatives HERE Have TWO Jobs To Do!

    04/10/2012 5:52:15 PM PDT · by Ron C. · 345 replies
    4/10/12 | Ron C
    <p>Jim Rob Is Right - But Conservatives Here Have TWO Job2 To Do!</p> <p>First - blow off that feeling that we're going to lose, or already have lost! No, we're going to WIN.</p> <p>First item of business, get invovlved in the Tea Party movement, and give D.C. a whole new influx of conservatives in Congress similar in size and importance to that of the last election - thereby blocking any of Obamas chances of having Congressional support for his machinations. Note too, the Tea Party used the GOP vehicle, not a third party. Reason, third parties are losers, because they don't have the national organization and presence large enough to compete.</p>
  • (Vanity) Proceeding with a third party

    04/10/2012 4:52:33 PM PDT · by Cato in PA · 101 replies
    Cato in PA
    So it’s come to this. Rick Santorum dropped out of the race earlier today, which leaves Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Ron Paul in the running. By any reasonable estimate, Paul still doesn’t stand a chance and Newt won’t mount a serious challenge barring divine intervention. We’re left with Willard Romney the open socialist, who stands against everything we believe in as conservatives. There are many among us who refuse to vote for him. We who feel this way must unite behind a third party if we’re going to accomplish anything. If we don’t, we’re no better than the party-line...
  • Trayvon Martin Lawyer Warns Prosecutor of 'Pandemonium' if Zimmerman Not Charged

    04/10/2012 12:15:38 PM PDT · by kristinn · 135 replies
    Tuesday,April 10, 2012 | Kristinn
    In comments that can be seen as an effort to intimidate Florida's special state prosecutor Angela Corey with nationwide race riots, Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the family of slain 17 year-old black Floridian Trayvon Martin warned of "pandemonium" around America and the world should Corey decide to not prosecute admitted Martin killer George Zimmerman, who has claimed self-defense. Crump issued the dire warning in an interview with BBC5. In a case that has inflamed racial tensions across the United States and drawn global attention, the unarmed Martin was shot to death by Zimmerman on February 26 as he walked...
  • (Vanity) Buffet Rule: House GOP Should Pass Retroactive, Temporary, 2012 Only Buffet Rule

    04/10/2012 12:20:51 PM PDT · by indianrightwinger · 7 replies
    Self
    We should call the "Bluff" and simply pass a temporary one-year Buffet Rule tax, retroactive to January 2012. Make the case that we should give it a try, and that all taxes can be considered in 2013 after the election is over. Give Obama his biggest political victory going into 2012 election. We all know what will happen if this dumbass tax is passed. Let it happen under his watch in this year. Not in 2013 or beyond.
  • Guaranteed. (Vanity)

    04/10/2012 10:05:35 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 151 replies
    April 10, 2012 | By Lazamataz
    It pains me to write this, but I am a realist: Barack Obama is one-hundred-percent guaranteed to win the 2012 Presidential race, and there is precious little anyone can do about it.Please do not take this as a license to do nothing to prevent it. It is best that we go to our fate knowing we did all we could to stop it. We must know in deep in our core that all our hearts and souls were poured into thwarting the plans of this tyrant.However: allow me to present the reasons I know we are destined to have another...
  • Behold, how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

    04/10/2012 4:28:51 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 13 replies
    Vanity based on recent news | 10 April 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    It just never ends. First, National Public Radio had a feature this morning on the race riots in Tulsa around 1921. The people involved in that incident were completely wrong and everyone knows it. No further discussion needed. However, why bring this up in the middle of severe racial tension in the nation? Is NPR trying to bring about a peaceful, with-justice resolution to the national wound? No way. It's all about politics and race now, values have nothing to do with it. The reporter in talking about that event, said, "....Oklahoma, where not a single county voted for Barak...
  • Romney must be stopped...ZOT with Obama???

    04/09/2012 12:30:58 PM PDT · by cocteautwin · 72 replies
    Myself | Today | Me
    Hello Freepers. I am a liberal democrat.. before y'all throw the barn at me because of this fact, I want to make one thing clear, as far as 2012 is concerned we are on the same side. I have been reading this site for about half a year now and even though I don't agree with most of this sites politics I do agree with one point, Romney must not be elected. I understand everyone here thinks the breaks will be cut if Obama is reelected but its also clear to most here that Romney would just be a slower...
  • Vanity: NY Daily News Spreading False Trayvon Martin Neo-Nazi Story? Trying To Start Race Riot?

    04/07/2012 7:17:17 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 46 replies
    MB26
    I’m an old TV network newsie and thought I had seen some examples of liberal-slanted journalism, but this is the worst ever. There is a huge story now going viral over the internet, courtesy of the far-left New York Daily News. It’s about to start race riots, and it is completely false. It's probably all a combination of liberal hate and a sick attempt to sell more papers. Jeff Schoep, head of a Detroit-based neo-Nazi group, told Riptide that some armed members of his organization are now READY TO patrol Sanford, Florida, scene of the Trevor Martin shooting. The story...
  • My Last Post

    04/06/2012 5:04:25 PM PDT · by Glenn · 161 replies
    I've been here a year or two.The demands of the fundraisers have gone up and up.While I have no dispute of Jim's numbers as up front, they have gone governmental.Look closely at the budget. Decide for yourself.
  • FBI Race Facts, MURDER STATISTICS, and Zimmerman. VANITY.

    04/06/2012 11:25:48 PM PDT · by golux · 29 replies
    FBI Statistics ^ | 4.6.12 | golux / FBI
    According to the FBI's most recent statistics, where available, twice as many whites are murdered by blacks, numerically, as blacks by whites in the U.S. In the case of 2010 (where reported) 447 vs 218. This means, statistically, that a black (man in this case) is well over 100% more likely to kill a white man than the other way around. BUT WAIT! This math is not complete. Let us also remember that blacks are a "minority" population, representing only 12.8% of the US population. Suppose not so different in Florida. If we devise a "killing per race per race...
  • Who are the Dickey brothers and why do they hate the conservative movement?

    04/06/2012 7:56:02 AM PDT · by Til I am the last man standing · 29 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 04/03/12 | Jeff Lord
    RINO Radio? Republican In Name Only Radio? Taking on… Rush Limbaugh???????? And demeaning the audience of one's would-be customers… this is a business proposition? Seriously? There's two parts of this discussion: talk radio and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.
  • Quinn & Rose - America’s Morning Show - April 6, 2012

    04/06/2012 4:05:14 AM PDT · by prisoner6 · 12 replies
    WPGB, thewarroom.com ^ | 04/06/2012 | prisoner6
    Before yunz head dahntahn to work, or start to red up the house n‘at, join us every morning for coffee (or whatever gets yinz started) and maybe some serious discussion of the issues (or not!) Listen to the Quinn & Rose Morning Show at: www.wpgb.com (104.7 Pittsburgh, Pa) http://wysl1040.com/ (Rochester, NY) http://www.640whlo.com/main.html (Akron, OH) (airs later from 9-12) http://www.wncoam.com/main.html (Ashland, OH) http://www.talkradio560.com/ (Frostburg, MD) http://wicofm.com/ (Salisbury/Ocean City, MD WOBX - Outer banks NC http://tunein.com/radio/The-War-Room-with-Quinn--Rose-p34761/ for archived shows And now on 166 XM
  • Do you keep your receipts?

    04/05/2012 11:02:49 AM PDT · by MNDude · 79 replies
    Does anyone here keep their grocery receipts from a long time? I'm curious to know if anyone has seen obvious cases of inflation at the grocery store.
  • Government Says 4.1%, But General Mills Reports 10-11% Inflation

    04/05/2012 10:30:38 AM PDT · by Java4Jay · 8 replies
    Once we realize that government statistics are badly flawed, or altogether bogus, we can use our empirical knowledge to understand the real situation. People who go to the store and buy things know that the deflation has never affected anything other than financial assets and real estate. The price of stocks (after inflation) and home values are dropping, while the price of everything else is soaring.
  • OK all Conservatives GUT CHECK time...

    04/05/2012 9:15:08 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 370 replies
    05 April 2012 | US Navy Vet
    ...If it's Mittens what are YOU going to do...are you going to swallow DEEP, PLUG yout NOSE and vote for "him" OR WAHT?
  • Questions the worthless MSM(Media) should be asking Obama on Judicial Activism and Restraint

    04/05/2012 10:06:56 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 29 replies
    4/5/2012 | sickoflibs
    Obama recent statements on the US Supreme Court Judicial Review: Obama: “ I'd just remind conservative commentators that for years what we've heard is, the biggest problem on the bench was judicial activism or a lack of judicial restraint — that an unelected group of people would somehow overturn a duly constituted and passed law,” Obama said. “Well, this is a good example. And I'm pretty confident that this court will recognize that and not take that step.” ...... and....... Obama: “’I am confident,” announced the president of the United States, “that the Supreme Court will not take what would...
  • The Monumental Task of Replacing Rep. Mike Pence (Vanity)

    04/05/2012 9:14:28 AM PDT · by ReaganBaby26 · 28 replies
    4/5/12 | ReaganBaby26
    Come May 8th and then of course November,we will be losing one of the strongest voices for conservatism that we have in the House, Mike Pence. We here in Indiana will be (hopefully) gaining him as Governor but we are also faced with the task of replacing his leadership in the 6th District. Not an easy task considering the legacy he will leave behind. I have examined all the candidates and have made my choice. Having made my choice, I am now shamelessly promoting him wherever and whenever I can. Don Bates Jr and his wife Amy have lived in...
  • AF Human Relations online training just pissed me off

    04/05/2012 6:29:42 AM PDT · by jagusafr · 61 replies
    self | 5Apr12 | jagusafr (vanity)
    Just finished my annual online "Human Relations" training and had to come to FR to vent. Guess what the first example listed of "workplace violence" was? Right: Maj Hasan at Ft Hood. These people have the unmitigated call to lump this traitorous murdering coward in with incidents that involve love triangles and disgruntled employees. I wish I thought anybody with any clout would care about my outrage, but they'd probably want to start keeping an eye on ME...
  • Vanity: Blitzer on CNN using more scientific audio equipment: Zimmerman said "F_ _ g cold" not coon.

    04/04/2012 5:15:38 PM PDT · by dewawi · 73 replies
    No link yet, but even Jeffrey Toobin agreed it now sounds like Zimmerman said "F_ _ G COLD", and it was cold that night.
  • Romney Wins -yeah

    04/03/2012 7:10:44 PM PDT · by Dogbert41 · 66 replies
    no source | today | Self
    Just saw Romney's acceptance speech. Just when you though America couldn't get in the stuff any deeper. How utterly sad that this is the best we can come up with.
  • Vanity: Call Comcast Corporate and COMPLAIN @ 215-665-1700

    04/03/2012 3:55:40 PM PDT · by dewawi · 7 replies
    Call during work hours and ask to make a complaint to the President of Comcast. You will get an "Executive" complaint team member. Don't let that team member tell you "Comcast has signed an agreement allowing NBC to run it's business as it sees fit" or something along that line.
  • I'm getting a bad feeling about all of this.

    04/03/2012 1:44:05 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 107 replies
    If there's one thing that Obama is a master at it's lying. With that in mind I'm starting to feel really apprehensive about the SCOTUS vote on Obamacare. I hate to say it but what if he's won? What if he's managed to flip one of the judges (or didn't even have to)? What if he's been informed by Kagan or Sotomayor that it's in the bag? What if all these little statements to the press are just him loading the bases for a grand slam in June? So he can look Large and In Charge to all his minions?...
  • Where Did Van Jones Suddenly Come From? (Vanity)

    04/03/2012 5:08:48 AM PDT · by JewishRighter · 30 replies
    April 3, 2012 | JewishRighter
    Where did Van Jones suddenly come from. Has anyone else noticed that Van Jones seems to have suddenly emerged in the media as an Obama campaign operative? He was relegated to relative obscurity when Glenn Beck outed him as an unrepentant Marxist agitator. He suddenly "resigned" his position as White House green energy czar and we didn't hear a whole lot from him. Yes, he was occasionally in the news. But in just the last week or so, he seems to be everywhere, all the time in the news media, commenting and being quoted on key presidential campaign issues. He...
  • Who cried out?

    04/02/2012 8:27:45 PM PDT · by pickrell · 27 replies
    02-April-2012 | Ron Pickrell
    The latest report from the coroner is that Martin's body didn't show any evidence, of any sort, of being in a fight. No bruising or anything else. The latest photos of Zimmerman show lacerations and bruising on the back of his head, stark testimony of being struck from behind, or else having his head impacted on something hard, such as the ground, when he was lying down. Someone called out "Help, help!" Considering human nature, I wonder whether it was more likely that the person desperately calling for help was the one receiving the beatings and bruising... or the one...
  • The Cost to operate a Chevy Volt - The typical Washington D.C. Solution and it's consequences

    04/02/2012 4:00:31 PM PDT · by Iam1ru1-2 · 29 replies
    Email From A Relative | April 2, 2012
    Eric Bolling (Fox Business Channel's Follow the Money) test drove the Chevy Volt at the invitation of General Motors. For four days in a row, the fully charged battery lasted only 25 miles before the Volt switched to the reserve gasoline engine. Eric calculated the car got 30 mpg including the 25 miles it ran on the battery. So, the range including the 9 gallon gas tank and the 16 kwh battery is approximately 270 miles. It will take you 4 1/2 hours to drive 270 miles at 60 mph. Then add 10 hours to charge the battery and you...
  • FReep this poll

    04/02/2012 6:09:43 PM PDT · by Java4Jay · 16 replies
    Who was hollering for help on the 911 audio on the night George Zimmerman shot Trayvon Martin? Audio experts who examined the audio for the Sentinel say it was not Zimmerman. What do you think?
  • New poll shows Obama making big gains with female voters in battleground states

    04/02/2012 2:51:03 PM PDT · by Carbonsteel · 32 replies
    The Ticket ^ | 04/02/2012 | By Rachel Rose Hartman
    Female voters in battleground states are rallying around President Obama in droves, according to a new USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday, suggesting a gender gap could pose one of the Republicans' biggest challenges in this fall's general election race.
  • 0bama's North American Union (NAU) Conference, Live Thread

    04/02/2012 11:39:23 AM PDT · by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs · 11 replies
    April 2, 2012 | FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
    Well, well well.. There he is. President Obama, Calderon and Harper; The leaders of U.S., Mexico and Canada standing together on the White House lawn talking about health care, "American gun trafficking to Mexico", etc..What really struck me was Obama's comment in response to a question on Obamacare. Obama said, "We're confident this Law will be OVER---, uh, UPHELD". Freudian slip, perhaps or just a MAJOR GAFFE?? Then, Calderon went on to congratulate America for "following Mexico's lead on health care coverage for all", snicker snicker..As usual, much discussion on "American gun trafficking to Mexico" with NO mention of Fast...
  • US draws up plans for nuclear drones

    04/02/2012 12:43:30 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 4/2/12 | Nick Fielding
    American scientists have drawn up plans for a new generation of nuclear-powered drones capable of flying over remote regions of the world for months on end without refuelling. The blueprints for the new drones, which have been developed by Sandia National Laboratories – the US government's principal nuclear research and development agency – and defence contractor Northrop Grumman, were designed to increase flying time "from days to months" while making more power available for operating equipment, according to a project summary published by Sandia. "It's pretty terrifying prospect," said Chris Coles of Drone Wars UK, which campaigns against the increasing...
  • Mpls. Police Ponder 8 P.M. Curfew After Youth Mob Attacks

    04/02/2012 8:56:56 AM PDT · by ElenaM · 82 replies
    CBS Minneapolis ^ | 3/31/12 | CBS Minneapolis
    Watch the video. The story doesn't mention the characteristics of the mob members. Wonder why not? Mpls. Police Ponder 8 P.M. Curfew After Youth Mob AttacksThere have been six mob attacks, in all, since February. Now, police are now wondering if an 8 o’clock curfew keeping anyone 17 and under from two downtown streets will stop the violence. Nicollet Mall is a destination for many. Outdoor patios where drinks and food are served are a draw not only to people who live here, but also tourist. Since February, when the sun goes down, later in the evening, mobs of teens...
  • CNN Misleads Again re Zimmerman (vanity)

    04/02/2012 7:27:54 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 22 replies
    On CNN website headline of stories listed: "Experts: Screams Likely Not Shooter's" Click on the link and headline changes: "Who screams on 911 call in Trayvon Martin case?" So now they don't know? Buried within the story itself!... "Software frequently used to analyze voices in legal cases shows a 48% likelihood that the voice is Zimmerman's." So just about 50/50. No mention that the father said it was NOT his son screaming on the tape. No mention they didn't compare a voice sample of Martin to the scream. Media busted! Then the story: http://www.cnn.com/2012/04/02/justice/florida-teen-shooting/index.html?c=homepage-t
  • Gingrich speech spectacular. Santorum, Romney so so at Wisconsin Faith and Freedom Rally

    03/31/2012 2:19:18 PM PDT · by mitchell001 · 56 replies
    http://www.cspan.org ^ | March 31, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell
    Go to Cspan.org and watch the 3 GOP candidates speak at the Wisconsin Faith and Freedom Rally. Do you agree with me that Newt Gingrich knocked out of the park, while Santorum continues with his whining how he is better than Romney and Romney tells stories about senior citizens who cannot retire? Believe me, we may be in trouble with either Santorum or Romney. Newt would beat Obama in a landslide.
  • Hard to find truth in Zimmerman’s call to police

    04/01/2012 11:27:17 AM PDT · by Java4Jay · 335 replies
    I’m having great difficulty locating the original full version of Zimmerman’s call to police, one that is not enhanced to make wind noise sound like a racial slur.
  • Tech firms' data gathering worries most Californians, poll finds

    04/01/2012 9:59:01 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 4/1/12 | David Sarno
    California's high-tech firms make the world's most popular smartphones, social networks and search engines, but there's one asset they're struggling to build: trust. The vast majority of Californians surveyed in a statewide poll are worried about the data collected by Internet and smartphone companies, and most said they distrust even firms known for their ardent fans and tens of millions of daily users. Many of those surveyed in the latest USC Dornsife/Times poll also said they were wary of firms collecting personal information without their knowledge and concerned that personal data could become public or be harvested to sell them...
  • So-called "Good Schools" and Afterschooling, Preschooling, and Private Tutoring ( Vanity)

    04/01/2012 8:42:49 AM PDT · by wintertime · 65 replies
    April 1, 2012 | slef
    Regarding: So-called "good" government schools This “good schools” idea should be closely and critically examined. Why? Because the afterschooling, private tutoring, and preschooling, done by good parents, and the hard work of the child, is never considered when government school districts, ( or real estate agents), proudly proclaim that their schools are "good" schools. How do we know that these schools are “good” or not, if the contributions of the parent's afterschooling, private tutoring, or the massive amount of work done by the parents in the preschool years, is **never** studied and formally measured? Perhaps these so-called “good” schools are...
  • Prayer request - help please

    03/31/2012 8:04:41 PM PDT · by mills044 · 160 replies
    Hello everyone- Very scary day over here. My 39 yr old wife suffered an instaneous, out of the blue headache this morning and collapsed. Apparently this is referred to as a "thunderclap" headache, and at the ER she later began exhibiting signs of seizure: right side of her body wouldn't respond, and she could not answer some basic questions- though later she told me that she knew the answers, but could not make her mouth form the words. Nikki is now feeling better, and has recovered her speech and motor functions completely. They've ruled out aneurism,'hemorrageand stroke; However, the doctors...
  • And now, a message from the President of the United States: 'Gimme three dollars'

    03/31/2012 5:05:36 PM PDT · by kristinn · 48 replies
    Received via e-mail | Saturday, March 31, 2012 | President Barack Hussein Obama II
    Hey Friend -- I need you with me on this one. Tonight's deadline is our biggest yet, and I need everyone pitching in. Give $3 or whatever you can: https://donate.barackobama.com/Today Let's go, Barack Contributions or gifts to Obama for America are not tax deductible This email was sent to: kristinn at ........
  • How can JesseJackson and AlSharpton be called Reverend?

    03/31/2012 12:33:28 PM PDT · by kas7351 · 54 replies
    It truly amazes me as to how anyone call either of these men Reverend, considering how they act, tell lies and create race wars? Shouldn't a REVEREND ACT like a Man Of God?
  • Katy Perry - Part of Me

    03/31/2012 5:44:40 AM PDT · by nolongerademocrat · 36 replies
    my head | today | nolongerademocrat
    Liberals are starting a boycott against Katy Perry because of her music video - Part of Me.
  • Kagan: Why is it Unconstitutional.....

    03/30/2012 10:38:24 PM PDT · by originalbuckeye · 38 replies
    3/30/12 | originalbuckeye
    Why is it unconstitutional to give boatloads of money to States to pay for healthcare for poor people?
  • Simultaneous action needed to break cultural inertia in climate-change response

    03/30/2012 4:36:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 21 replies
    University of Oregon ^ | 3/26/12 | Kari Marie Norgaard
    LONDON — (March 26, 2012) — Resistance at individual and societal levels must be recognized and treated before real action can be taken to effectively address threats facing the planet from human-caused contributions to climate change. That's the message to this week's Planet Under Pressure Conference by a group of speakers led by Kari Marie Norgaard, professor of sociology and environmental studies at the University of Oregon. In a news briefing today, Norgaard discussed her paper and issues her group will address in a session Wednesday, March 28, at 2 p.m. London time (9 a.m. U.S. Eastern; 6 a.m. U.S....
  • Hey! Let's not forget Ed Schultz's son is a "professional golfer"!!

    Checking around I see he earned all of about $7,000 in 2011. The link is his earnings for 2006 to 2010... Maybe David should check out replacing Ed's GOPHER director Holmy on his show..
  • (FREEPER) Afghanistan War Veteran Takes Fight to 7th US Congressional District Race

    03/30/2012 12:40:30 PM PDT · by kjenerette · 33 replies
    Afghanistan War Veteran Takes Fight to 7th Congressional District Race South Carolina, Thursday, March 29, 2012 - On Thursday, Katherine Jenerette, a US Army Paratrooper and a former US Congressional Field Representative, who just returnedhome eleven weeks ago from a combat tour of duty in Afghanistan, announced her bid for the newly formed 7th District Congressional Seat.  “I’m not the kind of person who sit’s on the sidelines when there’s a fight going on and work to be done for the people of our state, district and our country,” Jenerette said. “I’ve been places where you have to do...
  • Conflicting Stories by Martin Family About Trayvon's Last Night?

    03/30/2012 12:41:49 PM PDT · by kristinn · 200 replies
    Friday, March 30, 2012 | Kristinn
    I don't know what it means, but this strikes me as odd. From an interview with the parents of slain teenager Trayvon Martin by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA):Martin, Trayvon’s mother, Sybrina Fulton; Benjamin Crump, the family lawyer; Al Sharpton and former New York Gov. David Patterson participated in an exclusive 1-hour telephone conference call last Thursday with more than three dozen publishers from the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). Martin told publishers how he learned that his son had been killed. “I had been out to dinner. When we got back between 10:15 and 10:45, he wasn’t at...
  • Dan Bongino, a U.S. Senate candidate who believes in the constitution and LIBERTY

    03/29/2012 8:20:43 PM PDT · by MyDogAteMyBallot · 2 replies
    mydogatemyballot ^ | 03/11/2012 | mydogatemyballot
    Every American needs a United States Senator who can articulate and passionately fight for a return to constitutional government and economic freedom. I met such a candidate a few weeks ago in the person of Dan Bongino, seeking to unseat Maryland's Ben Cardin in the U.S. Senate. In Dan's words, "The ability to take your money is the ability to take everything you represent. If they take everything you make, you don’t work for yourself. That’s called servitude. That’s not liberty.... Their fair share is EVERYTHING...they believe if they regulate you to death and can tax you at confiscatory rates,...
  • dravidians

    03/29/2012 8:05:33 PM PDT · by susa · 101 replies
    your website states that zoroastranism has influenced hinduism.. this is not true..the dravidians started coming from iraq /iran..ten thousand years ago...same race of people...except..the original people of India..australoids and proto mongoloids...have mixed it with most dravidians ....
  • (Vanity) My 8-yr old got an F on assignment for not knowing "Human Rights" and "Tolerance"

    03/29/2012 7:51:55 PM PDT · by indianrightwinger · 66 replies
    Self
    I was checking my 8-yr old son's classwork assignment grades. He was so demoralized that he was getting C, D and F on many assignments. I was shocked and delved deeper. Turns out he is assiged a letter grade on these assignments even though he is "making progress" getting up to 70 or even 80 percent of the questions right. Worse, he was assigned an F grade on an assignment because he did not get the meaning for terms "Human Rights" and "Tolerance". WTF is an 8-yr old supposed to know this shtuff? Damn....I am seriously considering pulling him out...
  • Vote in Yahoo poll

    03/29/2012 5:43:27 PM PDT · by cucamongacrazy · 15 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 03/29/2012 | Yahoo
    Go the Yahoo main page (www.yahoo.com) and vote in the poll regarding George Zimmerman. Whether you believe he is innocent or guilty put your vote on the webpage about 1/2 down on the right hand side.
  • DAVIS BACON ACT

    03/29/2012 5:01:57 PM PDT · by RichSr · 12 replies
    03/29/2012 | RICHARD GREGORY
    I HAVE already e-mailed my Cong Man, Boehner, Brent Bozell, and a host of others; will you all call/e-mail and pester the cong people? Has anyone ever heard of the Davis Bacon Act? Just think of what it “does”. Take a look around you; See that highway work? See those men lazing in the sun? They are the byproduct of Davis Bacon. Another is the TIME that it takes to work on a Davis Bacon job. In Covington, GA there have been portions of streets, including intersections that have taken years to complete, when they are eventually completed. I am...
  • On March 28, Ed Perlmutter(D) and 182 other Democrats Voted to Seize the Internet. (vanity)

    03/29/2012 9:47:29 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 59 replies
    Free Republic quality editoral | March 29, 2012 | By Lazamataz
    For many months, Republicans have fought the Obama-directed attempt by the FCC to expand it's control over the internet. Many pundits argue that the FCC has no compelling interest in the internet, and that the FCC has a long history of chilling debate in the various media venues it has asserted control over.In November of 2010, the FCC and their accomplices in Congress again tried to let 'the camel's nose in the tent', by allowing the FCC to regulate the internet in the guise of 'Net Neutrality'. This effort was defeated.Obviously, the Democrats will not be allowed to squelch the...