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  • Liberman may join coalition as soon as Thursday, officials say

    05/18/2016 1:49:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/5/16 | David Rosenberg
    Former Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has accepted Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s offer to join the coalition in return for the Defense and Immigration ministries, senior Yisrael Beytenu officials said on Wendesday. According to senior officials, the Prime Minister’s meeting Wednesday afternoon with Liberman has already laid the groundwork for Yisrael Beytenu’s entry into the government. Shortly after the meeting, Netanyahu reportedly called Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, informing him that Liberman had requested the Defense Ministry in exchange for his support of the Likud government. Senior officials have leaked details of the meeting, including Netanyahu’s offer to Liberman, which includes two...
  • Trump threatens another lawsuit

    03/28/2016 7:38:30 AM PDT · by LoneStar42 · 51 replies
    Donald Trump is threatening to sue the Cruz campaign over his being outmaneuvered in Louisiana in the allocation of delegates.
  • Knock It Off, Free Republic!

    12/02/2009 9:21:09 AM PST · by pissant · 533 replies · 10,654+ views
    XenoHistoran ^ | 12/1/09 | XenoHistorian
    I have been a minor participant at Free Republic, the Internet’s leading conservative forum, since September 2004. An online friend referred me to a discussion where members of Free Republic were talking about the 1952 and 1956 presidential elections, and using my maps from this page to make a point. I had to join FR to introduce myself to that group, and thank them for visiting. Because that was right after the “Rathergate” scandal, I thus became one of the “Pajamahadeen” that had just brought down the Sauronic eye of CBS. Being a “Freeper” has been an interesting and fun...
  • So Freepers don't like RINOs. I get it. But who's NOT a RINO? [vanity]

    12/01/2009 9:49:31 AM PST · by TruthHound · 159 replies · 2,452+ views
    TruthHound
    I lurk this forum way too much. But it does give me my news fix and some interesting tidbits as well. I am in here enough to get a good gauge of the political celebs Freepers don't like. That would be pretty much everybody. I'm kinda sure nobody likes Mitt Romney. And as of 11/6/08, John McCain is a favorite whipping boy. Overall, the bulk of characters who stood on stage in the early GOP debates last year is tainted in some way. Giuliani, the cross-dressing gun-hater. Ron Paul, the anti-war drug-legalizer. Huckabee, the soft-on-crime wingnut. Yada yada... I'm aligned...
  • Caption Obama

    09/09/2009 12:02:50 PM PDT · by Babu · 70 replies · 2,439+ views
  • Thompson Unloads on Fox News for 'Bias'

    11/25/2007 5:20:01 PM PST · by Josh Painter · 282 replies · 211+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 25, 2007 | Rick Moran
    Former Tennessee Senator and presidential candidate Fred Thompson has been accused of lacking fire to run for the presidency. Seeking to alter that image, Thompson fired away at Chris Wallace of Fox News this morning, accusing the network of being biased against his campaign: Thompson said, "This has been a constant mantra of Fox, to tell you the truth." He noted that other conservatives have praised his bid for the GOP nomination and took issue with a Fox promo that focused on polling in New Hampshire, where Thompson is registering in the single digits. He said he is running second...
  • Store removes Halloween prop after complaint

    09/25/2007 5:46:20 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 23 replies · 242+ views
    thnt.com ^ | 09/25/07 | PAMELA SROKA-HOLZMANN
    Teacher declares doll hanging from noose in Watchung is racist: WATCHUNG — The owner of a Halloween costume store here said a window display depicting a man hanging from a noose will be removed after a Scotch Plains woman complained, saying it was appalling and racist. Delores Jackson, a fifth-grade teacher at the Charles H. Skillman Elementary School in Plainfield, said the display she saw Sunday in the window at the Halloween Scene store in the Blue Star Shopping Center on Route 22 West depicted a stuffed doll resembling a black man, wearing a labor suit and hanging from a...
  • Current FR Poll - Indirect Vote For Hillary?

    02/21/2007 9:07:52 AM PST · by Sonora · 110 replies · 1,145+ views
    FR
    Here's the tally so far - this vote sort of looks like the "attitude" that was being displayed here as we were heading for the loss of the House and Senate - third party and undecided, and stay home versus voting for a social R will result in a Democrat in the White House - trust me on this! Please don't let it happen. But, I'm beginning to believe that it will happen. ______ Looks like our true blue conservative did pretty well in our prior poll. Let's now see what happens if we nominate a social liberal who's okay...
  • Dan Rather's Press Release

    06/20/2006 11:18:49 AM PDT · by abb · 112 replies · 2,098+ views
    PoynterOnline ^ | June 20, 2006 | Dan Rather
    Sent: Tuesday, June 20, 2006 12:52 PM Subject: Statement from Dan Rather, June 20, 2006 I appreciate the words and gestures contained in today's press release by CBS. I leave CBS News with tremendous memories. But I leave now most of all with the desire to once again do regular, meaningful reporting. My departure before the term of my contract represents CBS's final acknowledgement, after a protracted struggle, that they had not lived up to their obligation to allow me to do substantive work there. As for their offers of a future with only an office but no assignments, it...
  • Boston College Prof. Quits over Rice Speech

    05/12/2006 8:34:30 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 163 replies · 3,260+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | 05/12/06 | Steve Almond
    An open letter to William P. Leahy, SJ, president of Boston College. I am writing to resign my post as an adjunct professor of English at Boston College. I am doing so -- after five years at BC, and with tremendous regret -- as a direct result of your decision to invite Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to be the commencement speaker at this year's graduation. Many members of the faculty and student body already have voiced their objection to the invitation, arguing that Rice's actions as secretary of state are inconsistent with the broader humanistic values of the university...
  • FOX News (vanity)

    09/22/2005 4:02:53 PM PDT · by Meadow Muffin · 25 replies · 399+ views
    Just turned on FOX News and see that Sheppard Smith is down in South Texas. How long before Jerry Rivers shows up with the "hurricane look" that seems to be in now with the news readers. I think I might just turn into the weather channel to get the unbiased less shrill news.
  • Bud Light Accused of Trivializing Alcoholism in New Ad (leftist do-gooder alert)

    04/24/2005 12:38:53 PM PDT · by E Rocc · 63 replies · 2,057+ views
    Bud Light Accused of Trivializing Alcoholism in New Ad Watchdog Groups Say Beer Ad Depicts Lying About Drinking WASHINGTON—-A new ad for Bud Light beer depicts men joking about lies they've told to cover up their daytime drinking, and two watchdog groups say the Federal Trade Commission should crack down and ask Anheuser-Busch to pull the ad. In a letter to FTC enforcement official Janet Evans, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) say the ad irresponsibly makes light of alcoholic behavior. The ad in question features a...
  • Poohbah's Opus

    04/01/2005 4:26:00 PM PST · by Poohbah · 1,974 replies · 42,594+ views
    Vanity of vanities, all is vanity, sayeth Qohotoleth... | 01 April 2005 | Poohbah
    First, this is NOT an April Fool's joke. I am leaving Free Republic. Over the past two years, civility and thoughtful discourse has vanished from this site, replaced with demands for ideological conformity that are straight out of Stalinist Russia or China's Great Cultural Revolution, and unrelenting uncivility if said conformance is not forthcoming. This trend began with the California recall election, where certain posters were allowed to flame the living beejezus out of those who didn't wholeheartedly support Tom McClintock, or thought that he wasn't running a campaign capable of winning. It extended into the Keyes campaign last year,...
  • Women at war: Sexual combat

    03/07/2005 9:26:22 AM PST · by LouAvul · 36 replies · 1,816+ views
    sacbee ^ | 3-7-05
    Gina W. went to Iraq, and came back with a different kind of war story. Her battlefields were in the barracks and the mess hall. The weapons were innuendoes and threats. And the enemy? Her own boss. "When you go there, you have to be prepared for war," she says. "And then you have to be worried about being raped by your own people." The former Army specialist is one of dozens of military women interviewed by The Bee who say they faced some kind of sexual harassment while in the combat theater in Afghanistan or Iraq. Though publicity about...
  • A Zotting abuse of democracy!

    11/19/2004 9:31:12 AM PST · by Blister_H · 207 replies · 3,964+ views
    My mommy and daddy, and a team of ZOT experts at WWW.LOSER | November 19, 2004 | Blister Herzog, PEST expert
    <p>I feel ashamed that the republican were able to cheat once again? Is this democracy? I think not! I know, without a shadow of a doubt that the election was rigged, because there aren't enough idiot in this country to vote the god danged BUSH into office, ONCE, not to mention TWICE. We should pull together, and fight the oppression. FIGHT THE POWER, and the evil republicans, before it's too late, and we are relieved of all our precious rights. Soon we will all be imprisoned, and figuratively speaking, forced to finish our pees before we are aloud to leave the dinner table. For SHAME... SHAME ON THE US of A, a potentially fantastic country.</p>
  • A Disturbing Letter from a Sore Loser

    11/05/2004 9:12:00 PM PST · by Former Dodger · 93 replies · 2,421+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 11-05-04 | Grisela Sanabria
    Civics lesson Bronx: I'll never vote again. I was told my vote counts, but obviously that went out the window along with my hopes and dreams for a safer, more prosperous, healthier world. I've had enough of my vote being wasted. Let's go destroy the inaugural. Don't we have a constitutional right to overthrow the government? Grisela Sanabria
  • Kerry Files FEC Complaint Over Swift Boat Ads, Wants Book Recalled

    08/23/2004 7:45:50 AM PDT · by ConservativeMajority · 40 replies · 1,585+ views
    Talon News ^ | 8/23/2004 | Jeff Gannon, White House Correspondent
    WASHINGTON (Talon News) -- The Kerry campaign filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission Friday asking that ads being broadcast by the 527 group "Swift Boat Veterans for Truth" be taken off the air. The Democrats allege that the Bush campaign is behind the political spots that question the version of events for which John Kerry received his medals during the four months he served in Vietnam. Coordination between independent "soft money" groups and political campaigns is illegal. The ads have had a significant effect on Kerry's poll numbers among veterans. The Massachusetts Democrat has suffered a double-digit plunge...
  • Remember The Alamo, Sure, As Long As We Remember It For What It Really Is: Something Sinister

    04/15/2004 6:46:23 AM PDT · by laotzu · 42 replies · 5,043+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle (via San Antonio Lightning) ^ | 4/15/04 | Oscar Villalon, Chronicle Book Editor
    (Editor's note; What follows here is a copy of a story that appeared in the Hearst Corporation's San Francisco Chronicle on April 12, 2004. It is reprinted here in its entirety without permission or apology.) As the guy who wrote on the billboard at 24th and Valencia sometime in the night last week phrased it, before what he wrote in orange spray paint was papered over with a new canvas, "F -- 'The Alamo.' " To many Mexican Americans, there's no more succinct, if impolite, wording to get across how repulsed one of the biggest minority groups in the country...
  • to freerepublic editor/moderator: my headline was PROPERLY changed :-)

    04/06/2004 5:25:56 AM PDT · by geros · 38 replies · 192+ views
    none | 3/6/04
    I posted an extract from the Jerusalem Post titled "Bush plays baseball while White House puts in a good word for Arafat". The title of the post was changed after a few minutes to something completely different.
  • High-tech job hemorrhage not stanched, but slowing next year

    12/01/2003 11:44:10 AM PST · by Willie Green · 37 replies · 378+ views
    San Francisco Business Times ^ | 12/1/2003 | Kent Hoover
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. America's high-tech industry lost 540,000 jobs in 2002, with employment dropping to 6 million, according to a study by AeA, the nation's largest high-tech trade association. But AeA projects high-tech job losses will slow to 234,000 this year. Electronics manufacturing accounted for more than half of the high-tech jobs lost last year. But for the first time in the seven years that AeA has prepared its Cyberstates report, the software industry declined instead of grew -- cutting 150,000 jobs last year. All but three states -- the District of Columbia, Wyoming...