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  • 52 Reasons To Stop Mowing (Zot a la Gallagher)

    07/25/2006 6:58:41 AM PDT · by fruitarian108 · 420 replies · 6,084+ views
    Fruitarian Network ^ | 1973 first version | Nonmowing Coalition
    52 REASONS NOT TO MOW 37 WAYS TO HELP TREES Please download with 100% cotton, rice, recycled, or scrap paper Ron Howard, director of A Beautiful Mind and many other films,made his first film at age 8.. an anti mowing film which showed the nature of mowers' attacks on lawns. Art Buchwald: People shouldn't be judged by the length of their grass. In 2003 through now, the world has seen floods, famine, fire, mudslides, hurricanes, tornados and other disasters created by the unprecedented destruction of trees around the world. Trees are nature's weather stabilizers. We need trillions of trees.. new...
  • Hi - I'm new here and like to post random items I receive in email, please don't ZOT me.

    06/10/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by concernedcitizenusa · 95 replies · 6,860+ views
    snopes ^ | 6-10-2006 | ConcernedCitizenUSA
    THESE ARE THE SENATORS WHO VOTED TO GIVE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TO ILLEGAL ALIENS REGARDLESS OF POLITICAL PARTY, THESE POLITICIANS NEED TO BE DEFEATED IN 2006, 2008 OR 2010, WHENEVER THEY NEXT COME UP FOR OFFICE. SEND THIS TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW; THE ENTIRE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES NEEDS TO KNOW THIS INFORMATION -- THAT IS, UNLESS THEY DO NOT MIND SHARING THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY WITH FOREIGN WORKERS WHO NEVER PAID INTO IT AND AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE BEING LEFT OUT. Grouped by Home State Alabama: Alaska: Stevens (R-AK), Yea Arizona: McCain (R-AZ), Yea Arkansas: Lincoln (D-AR), Yea Pryor (D-AR),...
  • Malvo and the War Debate (ZOT!!! Why not to go off antipsychotic meds without a doctor’s guidance)

    05/29/2006 6:48:25 AM PDT · by DanPride · 80 replies · 4,217+ views
    Me | Today | Dan Pride
    I am curious why none of the media covers the most important aspect of the Malvo shootings. If you look at Newspapers on the dates when the shootings are underway you discover something I find quite interesting. The shootings begin to dominate the news the day before the debate on the Iraq war starts and they catch them the day after the declaration of war??? If you ask most people "do you remember the debate about starting the second Iraq war", they will all answer "yes of course". But if you followup with the question "name one point in the...
  • What is a FReeper? (zot)

    05/30/2006 12:41:24 PM PDT · by Uddercha0s · 183 replies · 7,024+ views
    5/30/06 | Uddercha0s
    I recently received a reply to a post that stated: "This should be beneath a "freeper". Sad." So I asked.. what is it that makes a FReeper? My reply (and I will admit was tasteless) was also questioning. It stirred controversy and was removed? Why Moderators? Can you not tell me? Did it not meet with your "FReeper" mentality? According to all posted guidelines it should be listed but no, you chose to delete it. Yes.. I'm the first one IBTZ, I'm sure you'll nick me for speaking up..
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    LIVE FREE FROM FASHISTS!
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • why did you ban me? (ZOT!!! What is the sound of one troll frying?)

    05/13/2005 9:17:36 AM PDT · by janet_leeds · 216 replies · 6,348+ views
    janet_leeds
    Yes. I am new to this website and was wondering why my account was banned? I posted an article I wrote about how Buddhism not Islam is a threat to America and is the fastest growing religion instead of Islam. I noted how Buddhism denies the existence of God and the divinity of Christ, I also made note of how Buddhists practice an evil satanic ceremony called doku. It is a ritual where Buddhist monks use a doku drum made of the hide of a white christian baby to conjure up demons for human sacrifice. Using three fingers they beat...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • Voters Complain About Misleading Calls

    11/01/2004 5:57:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies · 475+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | November1, 2004 | KATHY BARKS HOFFMAN
    LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Some Michigan voters have received phone calls falsely claiming that Sen. John Kerry would make gay marriage legal. In New Jersey, some voters have heard a man claiming to be former Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf backing the Democrat. Elderly voters in Pennsylvania have been called and told they are ineligible to vote. Republicans and Democrats were furious Monday about the blatantly false, 11th-hour political calls to voters and demanded an end to the messages. Schwarzkopf has endorsed President Bush, but in a recording of a phone call played for The Associated Press, a man identifying himself...
  • The Official FR "I Am Panicking and I Want You To Panic, Too" Thread (Vanity)

    11/01/2004 9:16:10 AM PST · by Howlin · 550 replies · 7,938+ views
    Free Republic ^ | November 1, 2004
    Let's let all the Freeper who are panicking use THIS thread so they won't be cluttering up the OTHER THREADS.
  • Hi, I'm an independent and I'm newly zotted.

    10/21/2004 8:12:29 AM PDT · by independent5 · 331 replies · 3,508+ views
    Hi, I'm new here. I'm an independent so not all of my views are conservative in nature. Am I welcome to post here? Is this is this the appropriate (general/chat) forum to post this in?
  • Navy Stripped Kerry Of Security Clearance!!!!!! Unauthorized Contacts With Enemy Agents!

    10/13/2004 9:48:00 AM PDT · by MindBender26 · 655 replies · 35,728+ views
    DC Reporter | DC Reporter / MB26
    Kerry Lost Security Clearance! Just spoke with reporter friend in DC. She is talking with former USN ONI types who worked on DOD/USN investigation that resulted in total loss of Kerry’s Navy security clearance. Kerry had been granted a Top Secret by the Navy on October 11, 1967 based on a routine background investigation by Office of Naval Intelligence. A top secret clearance was required for his work at that time. Obtaining and holding a security clearance of any level, especially TS or above, requires certain terms, obligations, commitments and conditions from the holder. One of the most important is...
  • What Congress Does Not Know about Enron and 9/11

    09/22/2004 7:45:10 AM PDT · by jtesh · 116 replies · 2,060+ views
    john loftus dot com ^ | September 22, 2003 | John Loftus
    A captured Al Qaida document reveals that US energy companies were secretly negotiating with the Taliban to build a pipeline. The document was obtained by the FBI but was not allowed to be shared with other agencies in order to protect Enron. Multiple sources confirm that American law enforcement agencies were deliberately kept in the dark and systematically prevented from connecting the dots before 9/11 in order to aid Enron’s secret and immoral Taliban negotiations. The suppressed Al Qaida document tends to support recent claims of a cover-up made by several mid-level intelligence and law enforcement figures. Their ongoing terrorist...
  • ZOT! - wuss never replied - Where's the Dignity? Liberals have no stinking dignity.

    09/17/2004 12:21:30 PM PDT · by elangerton · 70 replies · 1,571+ views
    Colorado Springs Independent ^ | Sept. 9-15, 2004 | Gary Dean
    Where's the dignity? The Republican National Convention is over, and George W. Bush's "leadership" was showcased -- leadership resulting in 962 U.S. service members killed and 6,690 wounded in an unnecessary and counterproductive war that is creating jihadists faster than we can capture or kill them at a cost of $1 billion a week. One billion dollars a week could be spent on supporting homeland security or domestic programs. Under Bush, the number of Americans living in poverty increased in 2003 for the third straight year and those without health coverage rose an additional million people to 15.4 percent of...
  • Al Jazeera (What is Arabic for meeeeeeoooooowwwwwwww?)

    09/16/2004 9:26:25 AM PDT · by MartinRidley · 251 replies · 3,127+ views
    Author | 16_09-2004 | Martin Ridley
    Its seems odd that country proclaiming a commitment to Freedom supports the closure of the only real free press in most of the middle east - Al Jazeera. Even Alister Campbell aplogist for the UK governement and a supporter of muting the TV station during the invasion of Iraq now agrees how important the station is to free speech. So all of you neo-cons with your spin on Freedom for the Iraqi people how about letting them watch what ever TV station they wish to switch on. And let Al Jazeera report from Iraqi what has an emerging democracy ocuupied...
  • Looking Evil in The Eyes

    09/16/2004 6:02:23 AM PDT · by xyxyxy · 50 replies · 2,525+ views
    The Herald Times ^ | 9/16/2004 | James
    Looking in The Eyes of evil “You attacked us in Somalia; you supported the Russian atrocities against us in Chechnya, the Indian oppression against us in Kashmir, and the Jewish aggression against us in Lebanon” “Under your supervision, consent and orders, the governments of our countries which act as your agents, attack us on a daily basis” “These governments steal our Ummah's wealth and sell them to you at a paltry price” These quotes from Usama bin Laden could be considered to be one of two realities, either Usama bin Laden is a mad man who is in complete disillusionment...
  • Never thought I'd register here and get the ZOT!!

    09/11/2004 9:54:50 AM PDT · by Madam Tussaud · 73 replies · 2,236+ views
    <p>I cannot simply stand by and watch you guys lying and lying on this website, about the veracity of John FORGED Kerry, about the patriotism of Jane Fonda, about the authenticity of the forged Bush Guard files...they are authentic forgeries. The White House itself handed those forged documents out after CBS gave them copies...now you guys are questioning them?? LMAO!!</p>
  • Antiwar poetry book entitled "Planet in Peril: Poet's Lament" for release on 11th Sept.2004

    09/10/2004 7:18:09 AM PDT · by mggandhi · 127 replies · 2,815+ views
    Gandhi Earth Vision Foundation ^ | September,2004 | Madan G. Gandhi
    Planet in Peril is the poet’s lament on the frantic stockpiling of nuclear weapons imperilling all life on this planet of ours. Unlike modern day Neros who are seen fluting with sadistic ecstasy when all-engulfing flames are threatening to turn this only habitat of ours into a burning inferno, the poet’s soul weeps in mournful numbers when he reflects over the impending disaster.
  • ZOT: Let's All Vote November 2! (Proposal for WORLD election)

    09/08/2004 1:13:51 PM PDT · by awesomechick · 158 replies · 2,854+ views
    07 September 2004 | Tahar Ben Jelloun
    And what if, this coming November 2, at the same time as millions of Americans, all the world's peoples went to the ballot box to vote? There would be legitimacy in their participation in the election of the president of the world's greatest power. Simply because their lives, their future, depend on it in one way or another. It would be a symbolic gesture, a universal speech in observation of a fact and a direct and unambiguous way of saying that the fate of the world depends in large part on the American presidency. The Vietnamese and the Chileans at...
  • ZOT!!! Stop the war on trolls, there's gonna be a backlash!

    08/31/2004 3:10:23 PM PDT · by dawninmi · 248 replies · 4,638+ views
    STOP THE WAR ON HEROISM As an American, I am very upset about how people are attacking Sen. John Kerry's (USN '66-'70) war record. I can't help but think about how these attacks will effect soldiers serving so bravely today. I am writing to show my support to ALL soldiers that server during a time of war, regardless of your service length, location or level of danger you are in. When critics refer to Kerry's service as "only 4 months," they are completely dismissing his first tour of duty on the USS Gridley. What message does this send to soldiers...
  • Bush says war on terror will be won

    08/31/2004 10:55:04 AM PDT · by arkady_renko · 110 replies · 3,153+ views
    Guardian ^ | Mark Oliver
    Bush says war on terror will be won Mark OliverTuesday August 31, 2004 The US president, George Bush, does believe America will win the war on terror after all despite his damaging remarks yesterday to the contrary. White House spokesman Scott McClellan said today that Mr Bush "will make it crystal clear ... that we will win the war on terrorism by continuing to take the fight to the enemy". This standpoint was in marked contrast to Mr Bush's comments on NBC television yesterday. He was asked whether America could win its "war on terror", and replied: "I don't think...
  • Kerry campaign call for book to be withdrawn

    08/20/2004 10:50:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 123 replies · 2,992+ views
    IrishExaminer.com ^ | August 20, 2004
    US Senator John Kerry’s campaign team today called for a book which contains “proven falsehoods” about the presidential candidate’s Vietnam war record to be taken off the shelves. Unfit for Command, written by a former US sailor who served in Vietnam, alleges that Mr Kerry lied to win his war medals. It also claims that the former Swift Boat captain, who hopes to oust George Bush from the White House in November, won a silver star for bravery by actually shooting a lone, fleeing teenage Viet Cong soldier in the back. Mr Kerry yesterday made his first direct attack on...
  • ZOT!!! freerepublic and repentence: (by their turn page papers ye shall know them)

    08/13/2004 1:51:15 PM PDT · by northoftrenton · 141 replies · 4,520+ views
    Some dim and long-winded troll, as told to Reddy Kilozot.
    America, FreeRepublic.com and Repentance: By their turn page papers ye shall know them By Noah Horsely The following is based on a sermon that was preached at Union Christian Church in Martinsville Indiana Conservatism is pretend salt Phil Benham Well folks, I want to tell you about how much I am glad to be back Here to preach to all of you good folks this morning! Amen! Pastor James Brown JR. here was kind enough to let me preach today on an important subject concerning how defiled and out of place this society is here in the US. I tell...
  • Junior Dems going after FreeRepublic and Swift Boat Veterans

    08/06/2004 8:30:22 PM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 151 replies · 23,163+ views
    Political Animal/Media Matters ^ | 8/6/04 | Kevin Drum, various
    FReeper and co-author of 'Unfit for Command' Jerome R. Corsi, PhD is being attacked on WashingtonMonthly and MediaMatters. From WashingtonMonthly: LUNATICS?....A few misguided souls took issue with my cavalier dismissal of Swift Boat Veterans for Truth as "certifiable lunatics" yesterday. If you're one of them, I have two words for you: click here. It turns out I was being too kind.... That leads to this MediaMatters page: While much has been written about the identity and history of John E. O'Neill -- one of the authors of the forthcoming Regnery book Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against...
  • New Claims Surround Anti-Kerry Ad

    08/06/2004 8:06:14 PM PDT · by kristinn · 84 replies · 2,735+ views
    The New York Times ^ | Saturday, August 7, 2004 | Jim Rutenberg
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 - A commercial by a group of veterans accusing Senator John Kerry of exaggerating his decorated Vietnam War record was strongly challenged Friday by Democrats as new questions arose about the claims of one of the men calling Mr. Kerry a liar in the advertisement. The Boston Globe quoted the man, Lt. Cmdr. George Elliott, retired, who as Mr. Kerry's commander in Vietnam had recommended him for a Silver Star, as recanting a recent sworn statement that he did not believe Mr. Kerry deserved the decoration because of allegations that he earned it by shooting a fleeing,...
  • Leno Bush Bashings

    08/05/2004 9:00:45 PM PDT · by inchworm · 52 replies · 2,086+ views
    I used to think Jay Leno was pretty unbiased becaue he always seemed to hand it out evenly to both sides. This year we face a presidential election and Leno has been worse than ever in his shows. He usually only makes 1-2 jokes per day about Kerry and they're usually only just about the size of his head. Rather with Bush, he frequently shows taped bumblings, ridicules his policy, and comments that infer Bush is stupid and untruthful. Screw Leno. Screw his program. I'm dome watching it. I can see through his bias programming. Liberal Lettermen and Liberal Leno...
  • Frenchman takes own stab at Bush (The World According To Bush)

    07/14/2004 2:53:42 PM PDT · by weegee · 26 replies · 1,904+ views
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | June 22, 2004 | By Shiraz Sidhva
    PARIS -- When "Fahrenheit 9/11" was selected for the Cannes film festival, another documentary about George W. Bush was waiting in the wings in case Michael Moore's film wasn't ready in time. "The organizers were keen to include our film in the Official Selection but felt it was politically incorrect to have two anti-Bush documentaries at Cannes," says Jean-Francois Lepetit, whose Flach Film produced "Le Monde Selon Bush" (The World According to Bush). Directed by seasoned documentary maker William Karel, the 90-minute film could scarcely be more different to Moore's pamphlet that went on to win the Palme d'Or. Karel's...
  • Fahrenheit 9/11' Making GOP Nervous

    07/22/2004 2:10:39 AM PDT · by Arnold Zephel · 244 replies · 4,586+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2:09 AM (ET) | MIKE GLOVER
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republicans initially dismissed "Fahrenheit 9/11" as a cinematic screed that would play mostly to inveterate Bush bashers. Four weeks and $94 million later, the film is still pulling in moviegoers at 2,000 theaters around the country, making Republicans nervous as it settles into the American mainstream. "I'm not sure if it moves voters," GOP consultant Scott Reed said, "but if it moves 3 or 4 percent it's been a success." Two senior Republicans closely tied to the White House said the movie from director Michael Moore is seen as a political headache because it has...
  • End Government Recognition of Marriage

    07/16/2004 8:09:37 AM PDT · by Voice in your head · 190 replies · 3,093+ views
    16 July 2004 | Me
    Government recognition of marriage has largely removed all meaning from the institution. A couple that is legally married does not need to enter into a union of holy matrimony. They only need to get the government’s permission to marry and take the necessary steps to complete all formalities associated with the marriage. That there is greater outrage over the government recognition of “same-sex marriage” rather than over clergy members agreeing to conduct the ceremonies is an indication of how far the nation has sunk in its view of marriage as a union of holy matrimony versus a legal contract. The...
  • ZOT! This Is No Time For Libertarian Nonsense

    07/18/2004 8:51:39 PM PDT · by JFD3 · 320 replies · 4,044+ views
    Free Dominion ^ | July 19, 2004 | Jim Delinis
    This Is No Time For Libertarian Nonsense By Jim Delinis http://www.freedominion.ca Of all the tiresome political talking points to emerge post-September 11, the civil libertarians have been by far the most tiresome. Attorney General Ashcroft went to great pains to please this group in the original anti-terror bill (the PATRIOT Act) only be to painted as the Devil Incarnate. There is a lesson to learn in all of this. The Civil Libertarians are a relic of a time that has long since past. They, in the name of freedom and commerce, continually stand in the way of much-needed measures that...
  • Kerry: "I am against the war"

    07/13/2004 8:05:01 PM PDT · by davidmblog · 75 replies · 1,462+ views
    New York Post ^ | July 13, 2004 | John Podhoretz
    Kerry vs. the WarJOHN Kerry has finally spoken the words that make the November election an unambiguous choice. On "60 Minutes" on Sunday night, according to the official transcript released by CBS News, Kerry said: "I am against the — the war." He tried to qualify them, to fudge them a bit, but no matter. The words are now out there and can't be taken back. The possible future president of the United States opposes the war in Iraq now being fought by 130,000 American troops. This is not a tenable position for Kerry. He first came to prominence as...
  • Michael Moore advocates buying votes with beer and food(from his "Do Something" suggestions)

    07/11/2004 9:07:16 PM PDT · by weegee · 56 replies · 3,315+ views
    MichaelMoore.com ^ | Summer 2004 | Michael Moore
    3. I Will Adopt 5 Nonvoters I Know and Take Them to the Polls. You know who they are. Your slacker friends who have given up on the whole rotten group of politicians who run this country. Or they're the people you know who have had their lives made full of hardships thanks to the policies set by those very politicians. They too, have given up. And who can blame them? Why should they waste two minutes on voting? Of course, that is just what those in power want them thinking. The more of us who give up, the more...
  • ZOT! Show some class

    07/08/2004 11:33:12 AM PDT · by jackdabear · 101 replies · 2,369+ views
    First and foremost, I think it is inappropriate that detractors of Hillary Clinton's should make fun of her personal appearance and/or afflictions (though they are many). More attention should be paid to the issues surrounding Hillary and her personal agenda rather than her appearance...bovine at best. Currently Hillary has earned the dubious award of the "Yellow Streak". This is awarded only to cowards. I have seen all the postings that might possibly explain her silence. I would like to interject my own. I believe Hillary could not speak and express her views on local, state and national events simply because...
  • July Surprise? (Nobody expects a ZOT!!!)

    07/10/2004 8:42:45 AM PDT · by Hiram_Buck · 101 replies · 2,778+ views
    New Republic ^ | 7/10/04 | John B. Judis, Spencer Ackerman & Massoud Ansari
    This spring, the [Bush] administration significantly increased its pressure on Pakistan to kill or capture Osama bin Laden, his deputy, Ayman Al Zawahiri, or the Taliban's Mullah Mohammed Omar, all of whom are believed to be hiding in the lawless tribal areas of Pakistan... ...This public pressure would be appropriate, even laudable, had it not been accompanied by an unseemly private insistence that the Pakistanis deliver these high-value targets (HVTs) before Americans go to the polls in November.
  • ZOT! Remember the Democrats facts before you vote, oh wait, they don't know facts, only feelings...

    07/09/2004 9:22:08 PM PDT · by Prop · 96 replies · 1,462+ views
    Aspen Daily News, Aspen Colorado ^ | Friday, July 9, 2004 | Alecia Evans
    This weekend, Aspen will play host to a slew of the nation’s top experts in the fields of terrorism, the environment, global climate change and the political climate. This may come as no surprise to most of you but the physical state of the world at this moment SUCKS. Global warming, famine, war, bad water, bad air, environmental destruction, children sick from pollution, breast cancer on the rise with no real solutions on the horizon, threats of terrorist attacks looming each day, corporate polluters and looters being given free reign to pollute as they please. In case you haven’t noticed,...
  • ZOT!!! Bush will win, trolls will lose what's left of their minds.

    07/08/2004 12:11:41 PM PDT · by shifting · 146 replies · 4,181+ views
    7/8/04 | author
    i am not a democrat or republican. i am saying right now that Bush will lose in November. i'll be back after the election to say i told you so.
  • why do you guys keep banning me? (Zot! Because we can) (Juwish modz totally rewl!)

    06/30/2004 10:19:24 AM PDT · by jj_fate · 65,595 replies · 239,374+ views
    self
    why do people keep banning me everytime I put up interesting articles? I work for a website I think some of you are familiar with called phantirath weekly world news and each time we put somthing up on FR no matter how conservative it is it keeps getting banned. Whats the matter with it?! Damn man what are you marxist socialists communists? I just got a call this mroning from a Juwish friend of mine who said that you banned an important article about Zionism and Noam Federman and about how we were to support israel. I thought you guys...
  • Viking Kittie Lightning Strike

    07/02/2003 5:02:55 AM PDT · by jriemer · 525 replies · 17,452+ views
    Self | 7/2/03 | Self
    Freepers Everywhere, Welcome to the First Annual Free Republic Lightning Storm – an online display of natural and man-made fireworks and patriotic images – in anticipation of the Fourth of July and the safe return of all of our Servicemen and women on tours of duty around the world. Most every community in America celebrates the Fourth of July with Fireworks in some fashion. Free Republic is an on-line community and this tradition should be no different. That’s why we decided that the Free Republic needed it’s own on-line Fireworks display to honor America, Freedom and those who sacrifice...
  • 2nd Annual Viking Kittie Lightning Strike

    07/01/2004 4:15:54 AM PDT · by jriemer · 335 replies · 34,590+ views
    self | 7/1/04 | self
    Freepers Everywhere, Welcome to the Second Annual Free Republic Lightning Storm (VKLS 2.0) – an online display of natural and man-made fireworks and patriotic images – in anticipation of the Fourth of July and the safe return of all of our Servicemen and women on tours of duty around the world. Most every community in America celebrates the Fourth of July with Fireworks in some fashion. Free Republic is an on-line community and this tradition should be no different. That’s why we decided that the Free Republic needed it’s own on-line Fireworks display to honor America, Freedom and those...
  • Spelling Bee Protester replies

    06/29/2004 8:21:41 PM PDT · by Spellfix · 142 replies · 2,433+ views
    I am new to your forum, a spelling bee protester just getting around to answering some comments posted June 3 here: http://209.157.64.200/focus/f-news/1146693/post My actual remarks are under Comment. Please email me if I'm putting the comment where the thread should be or vice versa. ramole@aol.com
  • Film has liberals lining up

    06/26/2004 11:57:05 AM PDT · by The Bandit · 45 replies · 403+ views
    Baltimoresun Sun ^ | 6/26/04 | Michael Ollove
    Allan Starkey didn't go to see Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 yesterday to have his mind changed about George W. Bush or the war in Iraq. He wasn't disappointed in the least. "I know the film is as biased as all the critics say it is," Starkey, a professor at Towson University, said a few minutes before the opening of the incendiary new film at 11 a.m. at The Charles Theatre. "As far as I'm concerned, Michael Moore is the liberal answer to Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly, and I'm grateful he's there." The left and the right might both...
  • Free spirits frolic at Fremont festivities

    06/20/2004 10:13:05 PM PDT · by NavyCanDo · 9 replies · 552+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 7-20-04 | Diane Brooks
    Free spirits frolic at Fremont festivities By Diane Brooks Seattle Times staff reporter It was a great day to be naked. But we only can hope those bicyclists mixed some sunscreen with all that psychedelic body paint and glitter that so vividly depicted the flamboyant heart of Fremont. Seattle welcomed summer yesterday with its 16th annual Solstice Parade, a joyous, 75-minute celebration of all things wild and pagan. "I love it, because it's not 64 big sparkly floats with beauty queens on top waving, and people politely applauding when they go by," said volunteer traffic controller Chelsea Teller, who coordinated...
  • Are you a Democrat, a Republican or a Christian? (ZOT!!! Weighed in the balances, found wanting.)

    06/15/2004 5:08:54 AM PDT · by Prophet Elijah · 62 replies · 475+ views
    Guiding Light Prophesy Web Site ^ | June 12, 2004 | Prophet Elijah
    From those, whose supposed duties are to govern man in the civil matters of this world, we should expect no less from them, that they themselves submit to the one who governs the universe, and that is, God. Amen and Amen!!
  • 770 Specialists Discharged for Being Gay

    06/21/2004 2:03:44 AM PDT · by Finally_done · 83 replies · 444+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Sun Jun 20, 7:39 PM ET | BETH FOUHY
    SAN FRANCISCO - Even with concerns growing about military troop strength, 770 people were discharged for homosexuality last year under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, a new study shows. The figure, however, is significantly lower than the record 1,227 discharges in 2001 — just before the invasions of Afghanistan (news - web sites) and Iraq (news - web sites). Since "don't ask, don't tell" was adopted in 1994, nearly 10,000 military personnel have been discharged — including linguists, nuclear warfare experts and other key specialists. The statistics, obtained from the Defense Manpower Data Center and analyzed by the...
  • Last night I snuck in to F911 (didn't want to give Moore $10) (and all I got was this lousy ZOT!!!)

    06/26/2004 6:55:50 AM PDT · by cubrepub · 149 replies · 610+ views
    Thought half of it was BS -- vague implications with no follow through. But the stuff about corporate links to the war, the Afgan pipeline, connections with the Saudis really caught me off guard. I got home and searched for info to debunk everything and only found info that supported Moore's claims. Also, I live in NYC and the "keep them afraid and people will do anything" hit a bit too close to home. Anyone else see it? Anyone else have questions and doubts? I'm not some DUer planting seeds, I'm just wondering how others are incorporating some of F911's...
  • ZOT! Unconstitutional use of school taxes

    06/25/2004 7:07:55 PM PDT · by ed4636 · 94 replies · 567+ views
    Public schools are financed with tax dollars for the purpose of educating our young so they will be productive citizens when they become adults. Using our hard earned tax dollars to finance extacurricular athletic competition is an abuse of those funds. Does anyone agree?
  • ZOT! I Just saw Fahrenheit 911!

    06/25/2004 3:37:41 PM PDT · by highly skilled professional · 223 replies · 1,526+ views
    me | me
    I Just saw the Movoie Fahrenheit 911. Man, was I blown away. I am a lifelong Republican and a solid Bush supporter. Did Mr. Moore ever open my eyes! Who knew Bush was so corrupt and incompetent! Good job, Mr Moore for getting the truth out. I feel like my wisdom has doubled after seeing this great movie. Mr. Kerry, chalk up one new vote.
  • U.S. Destroys Another Terrorist Safe House in Fallujah

    06/25/2004 12:24:00 PM PDT · by Ragtime Cowgirl · 33 replies · 2,701+ views
    DoD-AFPS ^ | June 25, 2004 | Gerry J. Gilmore
    U.S. Destroys Another Terrorist Safe House in Fallujah By Gerry J. GilmoreAmerican Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, June 25, 2004 – U.S. planes today obliterated a building in southeastern Fallujah that was known to be a gathering place for terrorists in Iraq. The air strike "employed precision weapons to target and destroy the safe house," according to a statement issued today by Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy director for coalition operations, Multinational Force Iraq. The attack is the third in recent days to target buildings in Fallujah frequented by operatives working for fugitive Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al- Zarqawi....
  • Constitutional Monarchy for Iraq-The Answer for PEACE in IRAQ !

    06/25/2004 8:25:05 AM PDT · by Royalist4freedom · 28 replies · 388+ views
    Internet ^ | June 25, 2004 | John Nguyen
    The idea of restoring the monarchy in Iraq has emerged as an effective way to recover the dignity of the Iraqi people, to reinstate the rule of law, to restore all human rights, and to revive the golden era which Iraq enjoyed under her monarchy. Equally it offers a means of bringing Iraq back into the family of civilized nations, of re-establishing peaceful relations with her neighbors and respect for their borders and of ensuring Iraq’s useful contribution to the world order and her compliance with legitimate international resolutions. The Constitutional Monarchist Movement has gained the support of many groups...
  • A Consitutional Monarchy for the United States

    06/25/2004 6:42:35 AM PDT · by Royalist4freedom · 339 replies · 1,378+ views
    Royalist Party of America ^ | June 25, 2004 | John Nguyen
    The Royalist Party of America was founded in 1998. While the stated goal of the party is the ultimate conversion of the United States from a republic to a monarchy, we are all rational people and realize that this certainly is not a realistic possibility anytime in the forseeable future. Therefore, we are content to focus on more immediate goals. First of all, we must convince the American public to give consideration to the many benefits of monarchy as a government form. We must begin by simply asking the question posed by our party's founder, "Would America be better with...
  • ZOT! Allah Help Us All

    06/23/2004 9:18:16 PM PDT · by illuminadi · 66 replies · 689+ views
    various dumps, like smirking chimp | Andrew Greeley (a small omission by our troll)
    BERLIN -- I can understand, my German friend said, why Germans voted for Hitler in 1933 -- though he did not receive a majority of the vote. The Weimar Republic was weak and incompetent. The Great Depression had ruined the nation's war-devastated economy. People were bitter because they thought their leaders had betrayed them in the war. They wanted revenge for the humiliation of Versailles. Hitler promised strong leadership and a new beginning. But why did they continue to support that group of crazy drug addicts, thugs, killers and madmen? The historical question remains. I leave aside the question of...