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  • nothing reminds me of the old soviet union more than "freerepublic"

    09/07/2011 8:10:05 PM PDT · by Hillary's Folly · 259 replies · 1+ views
    Me | Me
    This site is broken when people like me are blocked for stating the obvious. What is the obvious? ask me privately because the "free" "republic" will keep us from discussin it in the "forum"
  • Lawyer Says Pa. Double-Slay Suspect Scared

    11/17/2005 4:56:00 AM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 28 replies · 1,221+ views
    Yahoo News/AP ^ | November 16, 2005 | MARTHA RAFFAELE
    LANCASTER, Pa. - An 18-year-old who's charged with killing his girlfriend's parents before fleeing with the 14-year-old girl is frightened and confused, his attorney said Wednesday. David Ludwig is being held without bail on murder and kidnapping charges after being flown back to Lancaster County on Tuesday from Indiana, where police captured him following a chase. His attorney, public defender Merrill M. Spahn, said he will ask for a postponement of a scheduled Nov. 23 preliminary hearing. "Over the coming days we will strive to determine what, in fact, occurred last Sunday morning and what may have led to these...
  • Bill O'Reilly's bullying ways merit apology (Waaahh)

    10/25/2005 7:01:29 AM PDT · by Millee · 40 replies · 1,788+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | 10/25/05 | Cindy Rodriguez
    Last March, at a workshop aimed at empowering girls to confront bullies, I listened as girls recounted tales of being harassed and intimidated. One girl's voice cracked as she spoke of a student who cursed at her and tried to trip her in the hall of her school. We learned that bullying is "the unjust exercise of power of one individual to humiliate, frighten, denigrate or injure another." That day, a national expert said it's not just victims who have to stop bullies; bystanders need to speak up too; otherwise they're enabling the bullies. So today I'm standing up to...
  • Google goes ballistic after getting Googled

    08/09/2005 7:09:54 AM PDT · by Antioch · 46 replies · 2,813+ views ^ | August 9, 2005 |
    Miffed after personal info disclosed, including CEO's support for Al Gore. Anyone who has used the popular search engine Google knows how easy it is to collect information on virtually any subject, but the company is apparently not happy about being "Googled" by a reporter getting information about a company executive. The search engine is now giving the silent treatment to CNET News, after an article featured facts about company CEO Eric Schmidt, facts that were gleaned from using Google. It started last month when CNET News reporter Elinor Mills used the search engine to find out data about Schmidt,...
  • ZOT! to moderators only

    05/20/2005 9:13:49 PM PDT · by ultimadragon · 33 replies · 1,488+ views
    because if you ever been on any boards like the wizards of the coast message boards the first thing they don't do is to ban someone. Because they give a warning first and after 3 warnings you get banned i know many of the people who where baned and i think you should look into changing the policy.
  • ZOT! The Sad truth about this site

    05/13/2005 11:23:29 AM PDT · by FreeRetarded (aka JimmyClyde) · 241 replies · 6,513+ views
    Weve all seen and heard of a place called Free Republic, its full of divorced or wife-beating conservative slobs who have the hygene of John Goodman after a long picnic. They thrive on stupid,worthless topics that focus around the "wonder of life" and "lets keep people who cant feel or think alive because were to stubborn to admit that its pretty damn foolish". But above all other abominations in this world is the wretched "Admin Mod", a man of horrible values and the judgement of a meth lab. It is he who makes free republic, well not free at all,...
  • (Miami child-molestor/weatherman) Bill Kamal Talks About Life Behind Bars

    05/09/2005 6:18:43 PM PDT · by mhking · 90 replies · 5,259+ views
    Bill Kamal Talks About Life Behind Bars POSTED: 10:26 am EDT May 9, 2005 UPDATED: 6:53 pm EDT May 9, 2005 DEVEN, Mass. -- In an exclusive jailhouse interview, Bill Kamal -- the former Channel 7 chief meteorologist -- sits down and tells everything to Local 10 News.Our community was shocked when we learned he had driven to Fort Pierce to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old boy. He was caught in an Internet sex sting, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years in prison.We saw the evidence. We heard the sickening details of the conversations on the...
  • Boycott the Republican Party

    03/24/2005 8:24:52 AM PST · by factmart · 271 replies · 5,035+ views
    3-24-05 | factmart
    It is time now to boycott the Republican Party from the Republican dog catcher to the Republican President until they use the constitutional option and change the Senate rules and Bush's judges get a up or down Vote. We give them no help what so ever! No money, no grass-foot efforts, no man power. Until the Republican Senators prove they can be the majority party.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-17-05 ("Do you feel any animosity toward the Bush voters?")

    01/17/2005 6:45:48 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 152 replies · 3,764+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | January 17, 2004 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    So what do you think the answer is to the question posed in this DUmmie THREAD titled, “Do you feel any animosity toward the Bush voters?” Do you think the DUmmies have warm, fuzzy feelings towards the Bush voters? Not exactly. Try out of control HATE and RAGE! However, there is one notable exception to this attitude among the Democrats. It has come to my attention that Senator Barack Obama is not only a lurker but also a big fan of the DUmmie FUnnies. From what I hear he gets a lot of laughs out of reading the DUFUs....

    01/13/2005 1:32:24 AM PST · by kattracks · 74 replies · 8,605+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/13/05 | JEER FOR 'QUEER'
    Perhaps "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" should be renamed "Queer Eye for the Scorned Gal." Dawn Steele, a New Jerseyan whose ex-husband was featured on this season's premiere episode, says the furniture the Fab Five unceremoniously dumped belonged to her — a gift from her late grandparents. On top of that, she claims the renewal of marriage vows — which the style mavens arranged for Army Spec. Ray Steele and his new wife Maria — sidestepped the fact that the original wedding happened before Ray divorced her, making him a bigamist. And the show made Ray, 38, look...
  • Men Arrested For Telling Lawyer Jokes While Waiting At L.I. Court

    01/12/2005 7:17:28 AM PST · by esryle · 217 replies · 6,780+ views
    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Two men have been arrested for trading lawyer jokes while waiting on line to get into First District Court in Hempstead. The two men, 69-year-old Harvey Kash, of Bethpage, and 65-year-old Carl Lanzisera, of Huntington, were in court Monday as part of their work with Americans for Legal Reform, a group that monitors how the courts serve the public. While waiting on a long line to get through into court, they began telling each other lawyer jokes such as, "How do you tell if a lawyer is lying? Answer: his lips are moving." Well, an attorney within...
  • Bush's Re-Election May Be Challenged

    01/05/2005 10:04:39 PM PST · by crushelits · 54 replies · 1,048+ views ^ | Jan.06, 2005 | .foxnews
    Presidential Vote Certification Faces ObjectionWASHINGTON — When the joint session of Congress meets Thursday to certify the Electoral College votes that gave President Bush his second term, several Democratic House members are expected to contest the results.They may also find support from Sen. Barbara Boxer (search), D-Calif., whose participation under congressional rules would then require senators and representatives to recess to their respective chambers to debate certification.The action would be the first of its kind in 36 years, but most likely won't add up to more than a procedural delay of the inevitable.According to the choreography of the certification, after the...
  • Kerry Preparing Grounds to Unconcede Election Challenge likely on Jan 6th (Christmas giggle!)

    If you haven't been following John Kerry closely, get ready to hear of surprising developments. The vote-defrauded, potential president-in-waiting has just indicated through his lawyer that the validity of George Bush's reelection is no longer a given. On 23 December, 2004 Kerry's lawyer confirmed to MSNBC's 'Countdown' that John Kerry will be seeking (likely on Monday 27 Dec.) to expedite court proceedings in an ongoing recount suit by the Green and Libertarian parties. That might sound like just another "count every vote" exercise by the Kerry campaign, were it not for two important details. Kerry's court filing will conjoin him...
  • Winning with hatred: The Republican agenda (Barf Alert!)

    12/21/2004 10:47:26 AM PST · by The Loan Arranger · 118 replies · 2,303+ views
    The Raw Story ^ | November 2004 | Dara Purvis
    Tuesday night, I went down to the graduate student lounge in my college for an election night “party;” mostly just people camped out in front of the television with snacks and drinks. My idea for this column was to take along my laptop, which I did, and chronicle what an expat election party was like. Advertisement I figured my fellow Trinity Hall students were good for some amusing and interesting quotes, which they were, and that any British students in attendance might provide a different perspective, which they did, and that even if the night didn’t go my way I...
  • Cokie Roberts Blames Michael Moore

    12/19/2004 9:47:41 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 222 replies · 7,009+ views ^ | 12/19/04 | unknown
    Former "This Week" host and National Public Radio veteran Cokie Roberts blamed conspiracy filmmaker Michael Moore on Sunday for causing Sen. John Kerry to lose the presidential election. "I think Michael Moore actually had a very major impact - a negative impact - on the Democratic Party," Roberts told NBC's "Chris Matthews Show." "I think he exemplified all of the things that people hate about Democrats. And the fact that he was - it was a hate-America-first campaign and that hurts the Democrats every time." Adding insult to injury, Roberts also contended that Moore's "physical appearance did not help."
  • (Video Clip): **Idiot Americans Attend Seminar on How to Flee From Jesusland to Canada**

    12/08/2004 7:41:56 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 51 replies · 2,057+ views
    JNN TV, Japan (in Japanese) short video clip, 300k ^ | 8 December 2004 | JNN TV, Japan (in Japanese) short video clip
    A short, 2-minute video stream clip here, is quite worth the view (300k) if you have Microsoft Windows Media.It is from Japanese TV today (JNN Network). They sent a Japanese TV crew/reporter to a recent seminar in Los Angeles on how to emigrate to Canada, organized to appeal to American Democrat-Socialist Lib Losers.The video clip is accessible by direct link (above), and also here at this URL (cut and paste and view): The URL link might last another day or so.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-29-04 AM Edition ("When and how does the Revolution start?")

    11/29/2004 6:30:52 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 164 replies · 2,132+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 29, 2004 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    In this edition of the DUmmie FUnnies the DUmmies can’t figure out why people aren’t rioting in the streets over vote fraud. Uhh….Maybe it might have to do with total lack of evidence of vote fraud. However, that minor technicality doesn’t stop the DUmmies from hoping for the coming Revolution as you can see in this THREAD titled, “When and how does the Revolution start?” As usual, the DUmmie yearnings for a Revolution are in Bolshevik Red while the comments of humble counter-revolutionary correspondent are in the [brackets]: When and how does the Revolution start? I'm going for a bike...
  • i think this will be my last thread

    11/23/2004 5:11:47 AM PST · by ident · 199 replies · 2,978+ views
    yesterday i posted my first message on the free republic website i may of got some things wrong but it was my first thread. I dont think i will post another because of the more than harsh reply i got. goodbye
  • ZOT! This Website Is AntiChristian!

    11/17/2004 12:00:33 PM PST · by sophia_3rd_orbit_on_andromeda · 247 replies · 5,813+ views
    Yes... Just a couple weeks ago I got banned from this website for posting matierial on why holloween is evil and why Christians shouldn't celebrate and I found out that it got banned. People began shouting zot and told me to get out. I posted another article later on about a movement by Pastor Peter J Peters that we should make write in votes for Jesus Christ. I posted fine intelectual articles from a conservative Christian viewpoint All of which I might add were within the criteria made by Jim Robinson's statement. STILL BANNED! What is wrong with you people!?...
  • ZOT! Racist homophobic war onging inbred idiots

    11/15/2004 12:17:33 PM PST · by Madking · 248 replies · 6,213+ views
    Just signed up to see what The KKK and it's supporters are up to- as usual I found the most racist, sexist homophobic war monging hate mongering idiots I've ever seen gathered in one place all right here on this one website. It's good to know you assholes are can all be communicated to in one place- since most of you are illiterate and ignorant it will be easy to disseminate info to you redncek losers.
  • Bush Won. The World Lost. So did reason, the poor, gun control, the belief that the truth will out.

    11/14/2004 2:46:10 PM PST · by quidnunc · 129 replies · 5,765+ views
    Maclean's [Canada] ^ | November 15, 2004 | Bob Levin
    This, too, shall pass. The United States will muddle through, as it's muddled through before, because the idea of America, and the system that sustains it, is bigger and braver and more enduring than any single subpar president or collective brain cramp of the populace. But it's so damn sad anyway. Once again, as Franklin Roosevelt put it, the only thing to fear was fear itself, only this time fear won. Bombast won, the Big Lie won. And of course George W. Bush won, with his staunch certainties in a scary world and his skilled retailing of "moral values" to...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-13-04 Special Edition (DUmmie Leader Skinner Threatens DUmmie FUnnies!!!)

    11/13/2004 3:34:21 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 214 replies · 4,777+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 13, 2004 | Dummie Skinner and PJ-Comix
    Today’s DUmmie FUnnies is a SPECIAL EDITION featuring the pissed off ringleader of all DUmmies---Skinner himself. I hope you excuse the brevity of this edition of the DUmmie FUnnies but I think we need to devote this whole special edition analyzing Skinner and his threats to the DUmmie Funnies. You can see Skinner’s angry post in yesterday’s DUmmie FUnnies HERE. Obviously the poor fellow is upset that he and his fellow DUmmies are being turned into laughingstocks by the DUmmie FUnnies. Also note his extreme fear of a DUmmie FUnnies book. So is this REALLY Skinner of the DUmmies? Judging...
  • (photos) My Donk super heros crashed and burned

    11/03/2004 12:03:58 AM PST · by dennisw · 207 replies · 4,345+ views
    im a very good driver
  • Zotdate

    11/05/2004 6:45:29 PM PST · by Link R. Flugle · 95 replies · 1,693+ views
    5 November 2004 | The late Link R. Flugle, as told to Reddy Kilozot.
    I have to hand it to Bush: He actually won the election this time. That's progress for you. Now, only two days later he's calling his win a "mandate." Hmmm... Maybe, kinda, sorta, but not really. It takes me back to 2000 when, in the aftermath of that mess, Bush supporters were calling that outcome a mandate. The irony seemed unintentional to me. My recommendation: These people should use some of the money from their upcoming tax relief to buy themselves a good dictionary.
  • Liberal Bloggers Say Election is 'More Depressing' Than 9/11

    11/05/2004 2:24:13 PM PST · by kattracks · 59 replies · 1,596+ views ^ | 11/05/04 | Nathan Burchfiel
    ( - Bloggers on the liberal Democratic Underground website have overwhelmingly labeled Nov. 3, 2004, the day after Election Day, "more depressing" than Sept. 11, 2001 in a poll of online members. Seventy-two percent of poll takers said they believed the day Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) conceded defeat in the presidential election was more tragic than the day more than 3,000 Americans were killed in the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and on a hijacked plane that crashed in a Pennsylvania field. One member, "Big Blue Marble," said "I have...
  • ZOT! To the Good People of the World

    11/04/2004 3:16:06 PM PST · by liberty byrd · 145 replies · 3,230+ views
    A concerned citizen
    To all good people of countries other than the US- WE are now officially a rogue nation- please don’t blame the citizens of the US as we have been taken over by Nazis. Trust us, we are more frightened than you. There is no possible way that Bush is the most popular president ever. There is no way that he won this election. It is a lie, supported by fraudulent elections and corrupt government officials. There is no popular support for Bush, only Bush freepers on the net paid for by homeland security to convince other nations and naive US...
  • ZOT! Censorship on proves every point I made.

    11/04/2004 11:53:37 AM PST · by AndreINCA · 142 replies · 3,279+ views
    You all took turns laughing because I am an extreme left, but I laugh at you because you people proved me right. You delete remarks for no other reason but you don't like the thoughts expressed, (though mine was left for assument) inactivate my account, and preach free speech for all. My words weren't for the purpose of starting a war, only to say, "hey, what do you think about this?" I didn't get one intellgent arugment. Name calling yes, insults yes, nothing thought provoking. So you cane prove me right yet again, and delete this post and inactivate my...
  • Moby: Split America into "Northeastistan," "Pacificstan" and "Redstateistan"

    11/04/2004 3:55:13 PM PST · by veronica · 183 replies · 3,972+ views
    Democratic party supporter Moby wants to split America into three nations, following George W. Bush's Nov. 2 victory over Sen. John Kerry in the presidential election. The disappointed dance star concedes President Bush received the majority of votes nationwide, after claiming vast swathes of middle America and the Deep South -- but argues California and New York should be granted independence from Bush's administration, because they voted overwhelmingly in favor of Kerry. "America is essentially a right-wing Republican country. We might resist this fact, but it is a fact. It's not a fact in Manhattan. It's not a fact in...
  • Obituary of George W. Bush (barf alert)

    11/04/2004 2:22:57 PM PST · by DameAutour · 35 replies · 1,012+ views
    City ^ | 11/4/2004 | Greil Marcus
    Policy Review, October 5, 2018--George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, died today at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. He was 72. The cause of death was announced as heart failure. Mr. Bush's always controversial presidency left behind a changed nation and a changed world. Taking office in 2001 after a disputed election settled only by a 5-4 decision by a bitterly divided Supreme Court, and decisively reelected in 2004, President Bush led the United States into four wars, oversaw the dismantling of Social Security and Medicare, and enforced a drastic shrinking of elementary, secondary, and collegiate...
  • You People Can Zot My Ass

    11/03/2004 3:10:27 PM PST · by Paul Schwinn · 324 replies · 7,480+ views
    The late Mr. Schwinn, knocked off his trike by a bolt of lightning.
    Exactly why are you retards happy that this Cokehead chimp is back? Do Conservatives like escalating budget deficits? I guess so. Do Conservatives like pointless wars initiated by lies? I guess so. You really must love outsourced jobs and a crappy economy. You are probably too stupid to realize how the country is now screwed. To hell with all of you.
  • ZOT! Don't support Bush, hear Osama Bin Laden out.

    11/03/2004 4:37:48 PM PST · by AndreSOCAL · 146 replies · 3,715+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | 11-03-2004 | Andre
    Following is the full English transcript of Usama bin Ladin's speech in a videotape sent to Aljazeera. In the interests of authenticity, the content of the transcript, which appeared as subtitles at the foot of the screen, has been left unedited. Praise be to Allah who created the creation for his worship and commanded them to be just and permitted the wronged one to retaliate against the oppressor in kind. To proceed: Peace be upon he who follows the guidance: People of America this talk of mine is for you and concerns the ideal way to prevent another Manhattan, and...
  • Global Warming [I believe. Zot! See, it just got another one!]

    11/03/2004 2:10:25 PM PST · by fred3 · 118 replies · 2,334+ views
    I was just wondering how many freepers believe in global warming? What do you think about it?
  • CBS and ABC Decry TV Chain for Running Anti-Kerry Documentary (Stolen Honor..Kerry Bloggers Wild!)

    10/11/2004 11:01:59 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 89 replies · 4,182+ views
    MRC ^ | 1:15pm EDT, Monday October 11, 2004 | BrentBaker
    The chutzpah of CBS and ABC. On Sunday night, both decried how the Sinclair Broadcast Group has told its owned and operated televisions stations to run an anti-Kerry documentary, Stolen Honor: Wounds that Never Heal. On the CBS Evening News, reporter Kelly Cobiella noted how "Sinclair has given the lion's share of its political contributions to Republican candidates. This year, the company's CEO wrote out the largest personal check allowed by law to President Bush's re-election campaign." ABC anchor Terry Moran stressed how "Democrats decry this move as a political smear and yellow journalism" before Geoff Morrell relayed how "Sinclair's...
  • Michael Moore Email Decrying Charges of Buying Votes in Michigan

    10/06/2004 4:49:39 PM PDT · by weegee · 30 replies · 1,926+ views
    email | received 10-6-2004 | Michael Moore
    REPOST FROM MICHAEL MOORE: Friends, You may have heard by now that the Michigan Republican Party has called for my arrest. That's right. They literally want me brought up on charges -- and hope that I'm locked up. No, I'm not kidding. The Republican Party, yesterday, filed a criminal complaint with the prosecutors in each of the counties where I spoke last week in Michigan. My crime? Clean underwear for anyone who will vote in the upcoming election. Each night on our 60-city "Slacker Uprising Tour" through the 20 battleground states, I've been registering hundreds (and on some nights, thousands)...
  • Dan Rather: White House Out to 'Smear' Me

    10/03/2004 8:48:41 AM PDT · by kattracks · 173 replies · 4,889+ views ^ | 10/03/04 | Carl Limbacher
    Disgraced CBS newsman Dan Rather accused the White House on Saturday of trying to "smear" him after he used forged documents in a bid to discredit President Bush's National Guard record. Speaking at a media forum in New York City, Rather insisted, "I don't have a political agenda." "I'm an independent journalist," he claimed, in quotes picked up by the Washington Post. Rather pledged that he wouldn't give in to his critics, whom he said were themselves guilty of "bias."The embattled newsman denied reports that he would step down as anchor of the "CBS Evening News" anytime soon, vowing to...
  • ZOT: George Bush and War Crimes

    09/18/2004 9:58:46 PM PDT · by TexasThinker · 106 replies · 1,896+ views
    George Bush and war crimes
  • bush has given the world "the american plan" to deal with terrorist

    09/17/2004 10:23:59 AM PDT · by next view · 197 replies · 1,397+ views
    bush's war in iraq and elsewhere in the world tells the world that the united states will use the "send them all to hell-let god sort them out" attitude towards terrorist. with iraq, bush can think, oops! maybe sadamm wasn't that much of a terrorist; but what the hell, better safe than sorry. the american reponse to threats has been one of using military muscle. it is almost a reflex reponse. this is why i think most americans will stand by bush in the reelection. bush is doing, acting, and responding to the world terrorists with an american style. as...
  • It's obviously a MS Word doc, troll. ZOT! CBS memos...something new

    09/16/2004 8:42:55 PM PDT · by JRD869 · 134 replies · 4,082+ views
    CBS ^ | 09/16/2004 | JR
    I have made a discovery this evening related to the 04 May 1972 memo that deserves scrutiny, not previously discussed (as far as I've seen). Having been a professional office machine diagnostic specialist (ok, copier tech, for you dittoheads that will inevitably deluge my mailbox with hate mail) for the last 15 years, an expert in diagnosis, and being well experienced in the capabilities of copies vs. originals, I build my argument as follows: 1. Multiple generation photocopies 'will' result in distortion of the text, both in resolution, and in size, making an overlay impossible to match without significant 'fussing'....
  • Diary (lame Guardian hit piece on FR)

    09/16/2004 3:54:12 AM PDT · by Always Right · 138 replies · 3,448+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 9-16-04 | Tim Dowlin
    · You will recall that the Diary's very own brand new conspiracy theory (which held that Kerry's tanking presidential campaign was a deliberate Democratic feint aimed at giving Hillary Clinton a clear run in 2008) was rather anticipated by those crazy rightwing nerds at, who had already posted several threads to that effect before we could bestir ourselves to come up with a username and password. In fact, much of the internet-friendly hard right seems to believe that Hillary is working diligently for a Bush victory by supplying the Kerry campaign with forged documents. You have to get up...
  • OUT OF MY HEAD: Everything to Live For '04 (Bush Victory = Mass Suicide?)

    09/14/2004 3:41:11 PM PDT · by MikalM · 120 replies · 3,064+ views
    The Carolinian ^ | 9/14/04 | Joe Killian
    I have friends who refused to watch, listen to or even read Bush's speech to the RNC last week -but I just had to see it. I was working that night, so I set my VCR and came home to the tape at around 1 a.m. It's hard to describe the mixture of nausea and fear that gripped me as I watched this speech. I was offended at the use of the tragedy of 9/11 as political leverage - but, in a strange way, it was almost a relief. The Republicans have finally fully embraced the position they've been hinting...
  • OUT OF MY HEAD: Everything to Live For '04

    09/15/2004 10:46:48 AM PDT · by COURAGE · 69 replies · 2,641+ views
    Carolinian ^ | 09/14/04 | Joe Killian
    Carolinian - Opinions Issue: 9/14/04 OUT OF MY HEAD: Everything to Live For '04 By Joe Killian I have friends who refused to watch, listen to or even read Bush's speech to the RNC last week -but I just had to see it. I was working that night, so I set my VCR and came home to the tape at around 1 a.m. It's hard to describe the mixture of nausea and fear that gripped me as I watched this speech. I was offended at the use of the tragedy of 9/11 as political leverage - but, in a strange...
  • Bush or Kerry? Chocolate or vanilla? Night or day?

    09/13/2004 11:12:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies · 1,036+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | September 13, 2004 | JAMES GIBBONS
    The late, great columnist Murray Kempton said editorial writers were like partisan fighters who come down out of the hills after the battle and shoot the wounded. There is some truth to that, but I have a kinder, gentler simile in mind. J.M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan, used to ask children to sit with him in his box during performances of his famous play. After the curtain came down one night Barrie turned to the little boy he had invited and asked: "So what part did you like best?" The little boy said, "The part I liked best...
  • ZOT: Republicans

    09/09/2004 11:14:07 PM PDT · by patheticlosers · 161 replies · 2,923+ views
    I think it is absolutely hilarious how you people get so upset by what others have to say about you. Are you really THAT insecure about being a republican that you have to bash down anyone else's views. REPUBLICAN IS NOT the only party out there. Deal with it. Bush is a moron. The war on terrorism is stupid. I think Ani Difranco summarized it best in her poem. So how about you quit your whinning and deal with the fact that the whole worlds population IS NOT REPUBLICAN. If I remember correctly, freedom of speech is one of our...
  • My 47 hours in hell ("Boo-freaking-Hoo!!!" alert)

    09/10/2004 10:54:56 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 90 replies · 2,639+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | September 10, 2004 | WENDY STEFANELLI
    Mayor Bloomberg says the city "acted appropriately" while arresting and holding thousands of people during the Republican convention. I beg to differ. I wasn't even a demonstrator - I was going for a drink with a friend when I was arrested - and my experience tells a different story. It was Tuesday, Aug. 31, about 8:30 p.m. when my friend and I saw a lot of cops running on 26th St., then up Park Ave. South. I saw a man being handcuffed who said he had done nothing. The cop was using a lot of force, and I asked him...
  • Democrats: Pull gay, cloning ads

    09/01/2004 4:52:54 AM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 38 replies · 2,824+ views
    The Fargo Forum ^ | 09/01/04 | Janell Cole
    BISMARCK -- First, a series of heterosexual couples kiss. Then, two men are shown about to lock lips. All are dressed for a wedding. That is followed by three people, depicting a wedding of two men and a woman. The campaign commercial's message: Sen. Byron Dorgan supports gay marriage and unless North Dakotans vote for Republican Mike Liffrig for the U.S. Senate, they can "kiss their morals goodbye." Democrats demanded Tuesday that Liffrig pull the plug on that ad and another commercial that claims Dorgan supports human cloning, saying the allegations are lies. The ads began running statewide Monday and...
  • Bush Twins Get a Little Payback in Prime Time

    08/31/2004 11:30:11 PM PDT · by conservative in nyc · 143 replies · 3,579+ views
    New York Times ^ | 09/01/04 | JODI WILGOREN
    Bush Twins Get a Little Payback in Prime TimeBy JODI WILGORENPublished: September 1, 2004 aybe girls do just want to have fun. The Bush girls, at least.Forget four years of shunning the spotlight. President Bush's twin 22-year-olds, Jenna and Barbara, strutted into it last night with a sassy, sexy serenade to their parents at the Republican National Convention, every wisecracking word broadcast live on national television. They spared no one."She thinks 'Sex in the City' is something married people do, but never talk about," Jenna, the blonde, razzed her grandmother, Barbara Bush. Jenna was referring to the HBO program "Sex...
  • God Bless the Bush Twins

    08/31/2004 8:33:08 PM PDT · by Limbaudda · 184 replies · 4,715+ views
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  • THE GIRLS (Andrew Sullivan on the Bush twins)

    08/31/2004 11:25:17 PM PDT · by ambrose · 22 replies · 1,547+ views
    THE GIRLS: But Jenna and Barbara really did steal the show. The word "sex" emanated from the stage. No, this wasn't an ad lib. The marketers who are promoting the policies of James Dobson and Rick Santorum were making jokes mocking the prudery of people who think "Sex and the City" is something only married people do and never talk about. Like the president's gaffe about not winning the war on terror, this could never have been uttered at a Democratic convention without the Dems being described as out-of-touch metrosexuals. But the delegates, knowing that this kind of front is...
  • 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...
  • Bandages with purple hearts a swipe at Kerry

    08/31/2004 3:37:19 AM PDT · by kattracks · 41 replies · 1,259+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 8/31/04 | AP
    NEW YORK - A GOP delegate handed out more than 200 bandages with purple hearts on them Monday night at the Republican National Convention in a swipe at Democratic nominee John Kerry's war record, but national GOP officials have asked him to stop. The bandages were handed out by Morton Blackwell, a longtime GOP activist from Virginia, with the message: "It was just a self-inflicted scratch, but you see I got a Purple Heart for it." Kerry won three Purple Hearts, a Silver Star and a bronze star for his service in the Vietnam War. Democratic Chairman Terry McAuliffe said...