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  • COMITY IS KILLING THE REPUBLIC!

    10/18/2017 10:45:31 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 27 replies
    Self ^ | 10/18/2017 | Dick Bachert
    Merriam-Webster defines “Comity” as a friendly social atmosphere : social harmony; a loose widespread community based on common social institutions. Sounds benign, doesn't it? Based on recent events in Washington, DC., IT IS ANYTHING BUT BENIGN! IT SIGNALS THE END OF AMERICA. Let me explain. With some, mainly partisan, exceptions, comity describes the pleasant, non-confrontational & collegial relationships between 100 senators and 435 representatives as they conduct OUR business. I guess we should be pleased that we no longer have those folks dueling over their disagreements. One such cost Alexander Hamilton his life at the hands of Aaron Burr in...
  • Equifax Blather

    10/18/2017 7:36:12 AM PDT · by ptsal · 16 replies
    Equifax mass mailer ^ | Oct. 18, 2017 | Paulino Barros Jr.
    **Yes...this is a vanity*** On behalf of all of us here at Equifax, I want to express my sincere apology to you and anyone affected by our recent data breach. I can assure you that our number one priority going forward is taking care of you and giving you better control over access to your Equifax credit report. We realize that you likely enrolled in TrustedID Premier reluctantly, and unfortunately it may not have been an easy process. At first we were not fully prepared for the volume of calls, visits to our website and emails received in response to...
  • Why the secrecy surrounding Las Vegas security guard hero Jesus Campos?

    10/15/2017 9:20:56 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 158 replies
    http://www.freerepublic.com ^ | dragnet2 | dragnet2
    I understand Mr. Campos had a series of interviews lined up which apparently have all been cancelled. Even president of the Security Police and Fire Professionals Union thought his disappearance seems, "Highly unusual". And now we hear Mr. Campos has checked into some, "Clinic"? Isn't that what is done often when they want someone hidden from public view?
  • October 13, 1960 Pirates Win on Mazeroski Homer

    10/13/2017 12:43:33 PM PDT · by doosee · 48 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1960 | Bing Crosby
    Perhaps the greatest World Series game of all time. No DH, no batting gloves, no helmets. Just pure baseball. Today marks the anniversary. David vs Goliath is a valid comparison. Worth watching as this is the only recorded film. Bing Crosby, who was part owner of the Bucs, had this recorded privately and it was found after his death in storage.
  • Where were the CA and NY State Attorneys General during Harvey Weinstein's Reign of Terror?

    10/11/2017 1:41:39 PM PDT · by dangus · 32 replies
    2017-10-09 | Dangus
    Answer: Positioning themselves to be the 2020 Democratic Nominee for President of the United States. That's right: Kamala Harris and Andrew Cuomo were at the top of the list of people who COULD have looked into Harvey Weinstein. After all, it was such an open secret that Seth McFarlane joked about in the 2013 Academy Awards. ("Congratulations, nominees. You no longer need to pretend you find Harvey Weinstein attractive." Lest you think that was just a Simpsons-like accidentally accurate joke, wonder why Bob Weinstein was the subject of the joke.) Gov. Andrew Cuomo was Attorney General of New York from...
  • Nevada Gun Laws

    10/11/2017 6:22:20 AM PDT · by 7thson · 25 replies
    There is no limit on bulk purchases, amounts of ammunition, or magazine sizes. A gun dealer also does not have to comply with law enforcement; police inspections of Nevada gun shops are not allowed by state law. Many gun control activists believe the absence of regulations on dealers combined with the constant flow of tourism attribute to Nevada's bleak murder numbers. Since 2000, Nevada has had on average 27 gun related deaths per 100,000 people annually, by far the most in the US.
  • Dennis Prager ping list?

    10/10/2017 5:07:01 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 60 replies
    October 10, 2017
    If you're interested in joining a Dennis Prager ping list, please let me know, either publicly or by FReepmail. Thanks.
  • From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: (I guess charges of 'rape' are now sexual assault)

    10/10/2017 8:23:02 AM PDT · by jerod · 39 replies
    The New Yorker ^ | 2017-10-10 | By Ronan Farrow
    Three women––among them Argento and a former aspiring actress named Lucia Evans—told me that Weinstein raped them, allegations that include Weinstein forcibly performing or receiving oral sex and forcing vaginal sex.....
  • Auto Help. Have Jeep, Need Advice on How to Attach a Kayak??

    10/09/2017 6:13:11 PM PDT · by Chickensoup · 182 replies
    10.09.17 | chickensoup
    Ok boys and girls. I bought the Jeep Sahara Unlimited Altitude Wrangler that we discussed last spring. I love it and I smile all the time that I drive it. Yes I am a Pavement Princess. Great vehicle. Now I have a conundrum. I want to buy and transport a kayak. I have wanted one of my own for years, and heck, it is my birthday this week. I smile when I kayak. I went out and looked at them and I can get a 10 foot 38 lb injection molded cute kayak at a decent price to paddle around...
  • Santa Rosa, CA fire

    10/09/2017 1:20:34 PM PDT · by Yollopoliuhqui · 14 replies
    Citizen Journalist | 10/09/17 | Yollopoliuhqui
    Whoof! Exciting morning starting around 3 am waking everyone up in our building to prepare for evacuation as the Tubbs fire ravages north Santa Rosa. Right now the closest fire front is 2 miles to the north of our apartment and if the wind doesn't pick up and change direction, we'll be OK. I took a bike ride with my video camera into the fire zone an hour ago and got some scary footage of homes burning on both sides of the road where I managed to get past the road blocks. I'll post the YouTube URL here soon as...
  • (Vanity) Vegas Shooting - Previously Unseen Video

    10/06/2017 11:36:42 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 25 replies
    Go to 3 minutes in. Can clearly here the first few shots (.308) the Sheriff says were aimed at the airplane fuel tanker near the concert. The steady firing starts at 3:50, but sounds like a shot or two goes off at the same time as the steady firing starts.
  • FLASHBACK: 1973: Mark Essex, the Howard Johnson's sniper

    10/06/2017 10:25:44 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 22 replies
    Mark Essex’s campaign of terror against the New Orleans police climaxed on Jan. 7 in an 11-hour rampage at the Howard Johnson’s hotel on Loyola Avenue, where he killed seven people, including three police officers, and wounded eight. A week earlier, he had killed two other police officers and wounded one. Mark James Robert Essex was born in Emporia, Kansas. Kicked out of the Navy after two years with a general discharge for unsuitability for "character and behavior disorders," the 23-year-old took up radical Black Panther politics and developed an intense hatred for the police. He came to the city...
  • Jimmy Kimmel tearfully rips into politicians in wake of Vegas shooting

    10/03/2017 7:56:42 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 72 replies
    Jimmy Kimmel excoriated politicians who sent love to the families of Las Vegas shooting victims, but who won’t pass legislation to curb mass shootings in this country. “Here we are again, in the aftermath of another terrible, inexplicably shocking and painful tragedy,” Kimmel began Monday night’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” noting that Las Vegas is his hometown. “And, of course, we pray for the victims, and for their families and friends and we wonder ‘why.’ And, as a result of that this morning, we have children are without parents and fathers are without sons, mothers without daughters. We lost two police...
  • Kansas City Chief's Marcus Peters sits and then screams obscenity at fans

    10/02/2017 9:48:28 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 59 replies
    twitter ^ | 10-2-17
    Click on link. He sat again for the anthem and apparently one other chief did the same. Is the league going to suspend him for this? You don't have to be a lip reader to be able to see FU, *itch. Can someone verify whether he stood for moment of silence?
  • The shooter

    10/02/2017 3:23:30 PM PDT · by ChiefJayStrongbow · 73 replies
    From the mind of the chief | 10/2/2017 | ChiefJayStrongbow
    I don't see how someone that is purportedly normal snaps and decides to take out that many innocent people. What if he wasn't the real shooter? What if he's shot and left behind so that the real sniper can just make his escape? If his room adjoined any another rooms, they should be looking at the adjoining room occupants, and studying the hallway cam footage for the comings and goings from those rooms. I hope they are already looking into this. I just don't want someone that is capable of this level of evil to still be breathing.
  • Vanity: Has anyone done Facial Recognition of purported shooter photos?

    10/02/2017 1:24:10 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 18 replies
    Oct 2, 2017
    I've seen people using these apps on airplanes going to family reunions. I've seen people post pro-ported Pics of Vegas shooter at Anti-Trump Rallies ... Does anyone out there have the software, can you give us a hint? Feel free to post pro-ported pics - maybe someone can jump in and do the photo analysis ?
  • Caller > Rush, 12 Hrs On FBI / No ISIS Con., 12 Mos On / Can't say no Russian Con.

    10/02/2017 10:26:14 AM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 29 replies
    Rush Limbaugh Show | 10/02/2017 | Rush Limbaugh Caller
    About twenty minutes ago, a caller to the Rush Limbaugh show made a great point. It clearly defines the FBI in October of 2017. Not even 12 hours after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, the FBI has determined that the shooter was not involved with ISIS. This contrast their 12 month investigations into Donald Trump, and whether he had a relationship with Russia's leadership, that cost Clinton the election. They still can't state that Trump didn't have a connection to Russia, that cost Clinton the election. In response Rush corrected the caller mildly, saying that it isn't the FBI...
  • Give the Cowboys (Jerry Jones) a piece of your mind

    09/30/2017 10:18:03 AM PDT · by BereanBrain · 44 replies
    I live near Dallas. On the news this AM, Dez Bryant spilled the beans about why the cowboys kneeled before the anthem, and locked arms during. Apparently they were told it was to "send a message to Trump". Note: Not to protest "the pigs" like Komrade Kolin Kapernic did, or to support BLM (after the 5 cops got murdered in Dallas by the BLM organizer's brother), but A POLITICAL MESSAGE to TRUMP. Evidently ESPN disease has infected the NFL. Let 'em know what you think at the link http://www.dallascowboys.com/content/contact-us
  • Yom Kippur and Kol Nidre

    09/29/2017 1:21:31 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    Various | September 29, 2017
    As you know, Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, begins today at sundown and ends tomorrow at sundown. The evening service begins with the Kol Nidre. It has a haunting melody. Listen. This is the translation from Aramaic: All vows, obligations, oaths, and anathemas, whether called ‘konam,’ ‘konas,’ or by any other name, which we may vow, or swear, or pledge, or whereby we may be bound, from this Day of Atonement until the next (whose happy coming we await), we do repent. May they be deemed absolved, forgiven, annulled, and void, and made of no effect;...
  • President Trump Is Winning Against NFL (Vanity)

    09/29/2017 6:39:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    The Media and the leftist will hate this. It looks like most teams are committing to all stand for the Anthem now. Steelers Center Maurkice Pouncey told reporters on Wednesday that the whole team will be on the sideline standing for the National Anthem this Sunday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0x5DgoNXAc