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  • Kansas Livestock Association backs Kobach challenger in primary

    07/24/2014 3:11:29 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | BRAD COOPER
    Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s push to get tough on illegal immigration has apparently cost him the support of ranchers. The Kansas Livestock Association has come out in support of Kobach’s Republican challenger Scott Morgan in the Aug. 5 primary. The group says Kobach strays beyond the traditional roles of secretary of state by taking up issues such as immigration and blocking federal environmental protections of the lesser prairie chicken.
  • Dad's viral videos totally nail Saturday mornings for parents

    04/09/2014 2:04:38 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 19 replies
    Today Moms ^ | April 8, 2014 | Alesandra Dubin
    Being a mom or dad is one of life's greatest joys. But early on weekend mornings? We're not always feeling the joy so much. In a series of Vine videos now going viral, one bleary-eyed dad captures the truth of Saturday mornings as a parent. Tony Serafini, a 38-year-old dad from Leominster, Mass., spends Saturday mornings alone with his 4-year-old daughter after his wife and eldest daughter leave for dance class. He started shooting a series of videos showing the little girl rocking out to her favorite music in the background, while dad blearily waits for his caffeine to kick...
  • As the weekend begins let's remember that for some of us the weekend is every day (16 images)

    03/14/2014 4:44:39 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-14-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Administration Finalizes Obamacare Tax Over Holiday Weekend

    12/04/2013 1:45:41 PM PST · by markomalley · 79 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 12/4/2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Obama administration quietly finalized the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a provision in Obamacare that will cost nearly $60 billion over the next five years and raise health care premiums by 3 percent.The final rule, published on Nov. 27, imposes a fee beginning in 2014 for health insurers with premium revenues over $25 million per year. The annual tax is levied for “United States health risks,” and is hidden from consumers since it is directly assessed on health insurance companies.David R. Burton, a senior fellow in economic policy at the Heritage Foundation, said the tax...
  • Steve McQueen, who committed to Christ late in life, TV show 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' is now featured

    11/30/2013 9:23:44 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 35 replies
    Renew America ^ | 11-30-13 | James Lambert
    Steve McQueen, who committed to Christ late in life, TV show 'Wanted: Dead or Alive' is now featured each weekend on the MeTv Network From 1963 to 1978, Steve McQueen was considered by movie fans and big screen insiders as one of the main leading actors in Hollywood. The rugged faced actor's roles defined "cool" and his persona was idolized by men and women alike, yet he remained unfazed by Hollywood's glitter. Late in his life the famous actor finally realized his need for God and decided to commit his life to Christ. Terrance Steven McQueen was born in Beech...
  • OK ENOUGH of all of the BAD NEWS stuff, WHAT positive are all of you doing this weekend?

    09/27/2012 9:16:37 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 108 replies
    27 Sept 2012 | US Navy Vet
    I plan on fixing my truck, Changing my daughter car's Spark Plugs and MOWING!
  • Glenn’s Labor Day weekend in NYC uncovers ugly hatred on American Airlines

    09/04/2012 10:33:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 87 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | 9/4/12 | Glenn Beck
    GLENN: I want to spend some time giving you knowledge on, you’re close to winning. In fact, you’re so close to winning, the left and the uber left doesn’t even know how to deal with it, and they’re getting very, very angry. I’ve lived in New York for, what, five years? I’ve seen ‑‑ I’ve seen New York. I’ve seen the ugly side of New York, I’ve seen the good side of New York, but I have not seen what I have seen in the last weekend. In fact, my wife said she’s never going to New York again. It...
  • Reid cancels Senate’s weekend session (Dingy Harry takes a vacation)

    07/22/2011 12:37:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/22/11 | Josiah Ryan
    Reid cancels Senate’s weekend sessionBy Josiah Ryan - 07/22/11 11:21 AM ET Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) canceled all weekend work for the Senate on Friday, saying it is no longer necessary. "It looked earlier this week like the Senate would have to originate legislation perhaps as soon as today to avoid default,” he said. "Circumstances have changed. The Speaker of the House and the president have been working to reach agreement on a major deficit-reduction measure.” Reid said that constitutionally, any such measure would have to originate in the House anyway, so there is little the Senate can...
  • 2011 NFL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY LIVE THREAD

    01/23/2011 10:06:18 AM PST · by mainepatsfan · 510 replies · 1+ views
    2011 NFL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY LIVE THREAD Sunday, January 23rd 3:00PM ET - FOX NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME @ 6:30PM ET - CBS AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME @
  • Playboy mansion? More like a squalid prison

    12/30/2010 9:39:11 AM PST · by Niuhuru · 83 replies · 99+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:43 PM on 30th December 2010 | By David Leafe
    The marriage proposal was apparently a rather romantic affair. On Christmas Eve, the couple watched a late-night movie together and then exchanged gifts: for him a framed photograph of their King Charles Spaniel, for her an engagement ring. ‘She burst into tears,’ he revealed on Twitter at the weekend. ‘This is the happiest Christmas in memory.’ ‘The most memorable Christmas ever,’ she tweeted in agreement. ‘I love him.’ All of which might be rather more touching if the ­prospective groom was not Playboy tycoon Hugh Hefner who, at 84, is 60 years older than his fiancée, a platinum blonde model...
  • Obama hits golf course with Biden on another hot, humid weekend

    06/19/2010 1:16:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 35 replies · 688+ views
    Obama hits golf course with Biden on another hot, humid weekend By Bridget Johnson - 06/19/10 03:37 PM ET President Barack Obama hit the golf course Saturday with Vice President Joe Biden. The White House pool report noted that Obama left at about 1 p.m. for the course at Andrews Air Force base, and his golfing parters included White House Trip Director Marvin Nicholson and photographer David Katz. Nicholson and Katz, along with Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, joined Obama for four hours of golf last weekend. The Republican National Committee released an ad soon afterward taking aim at Obama's golfing...
  • Willie Nelson & The Beach Boys? You Betcha!

    06/06/2010 10:17:32 AM PDT · by BigChiefLtd · 48 replies · 457+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | June 6, 2010 | Gerry Ashley
    It's the week-end... and frankly, I need an escape from all the bad news about Oil Spills, a rude, impudent former Beatle (time to call it quits, sir Paul), a President who's legacy will be measured in how much damage he caused, bad umpiring, a middle east in... well, you get the idea. So there I was trolling on youtube when I came upon some old friends of mine. And I thought to myself, "Here... HERE'S one thing that's still right in America: Real Music. I'm talking songs with lyrics and melodies that will still be around in 50 years...
  • What do you do for your political news "Jones" on the weekends?

    02/26/2010 10:07:22 PM PST · by DGHoodini · 17 replies · 297+ views
    My remaining active grey cell | Saturday, Feb 27th, 2010 | DGHoodini
    During the last few weeks I've had some extra time contemplating sources of online news to consume on the weekends, especially at night. During the week, there are plenty of sources cranking out news and content, but a lot go into repeat and regurgitate mode on the weekends. So, other than the Sunday morning news shows, there's not much I've found to listen to, read or surf for my political "fix". I did find a channel that replays Friday episodes of Rush's show, after midnight on Sunday, but most times I've already heard it *on* Friday. So I'm asking for...
  • Your Weekend Forecast

    07/24/2009 8:12:20 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 4 replies · 380+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 7/24/09 | Dale Bader
    Another cold front will be sweeping southeastward out of the Upper Midwest on Saturday. It will make it to the Atlantic Coast on Sunday but at the same time it arrives will begin to wash out. As it traverses southeastward it will bring an area of rain and t-storms with it.
  • Record Chill to Affect Many in the East

    07/16/2009 6:31:17 PM PDT · by dopplerdale · 38 replies · 1,231+ views
    Doppler Dale's Weather Posts ^ | 07/16/2009 | Dale Bader
    A chilly airmass for the month of July is sinking south out of Canada and it will encompass much of the nation along and east of the Mississippi River from the Canadian border to the Deep South through this weekend.
  • The Weekend Youtube Music Video Thread

    06/19/2009 5:22:26 PM PDT · by Gomez · 19 replies · 615+ views
    June 14 - RIP Bob Bogle June 19 1960 - The Kingston Trio's radio show premieres on CBS Radio 1965 - The Kinks and the Moody Blues both play their first American date at New York's Academy of Music 1984 - Tickets for Bruce Springsteen's 10-night stand at New Jersey's Meadowlands go on sale. Twenty-four hours later, 202,000 tickets have been snatched up Happy Birthday 1948 - Nick Drake is born in Burma 1950 - Ann Wilson of Heart June 20 1980 - Billy Joel goes to No. 1 with "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me." 2006 - The...
  • Mystery over Kadhafi's private weekend in Spain

    12/14/2007 8:46:46 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 363+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 12/14/07 | Pierre Ausseill
    MADRID (AFP) - Mystery and confusion surrounded a private trip Moamer Kadhafi is making to Spain's southern Andalucia region this weekend, ahead of an official visit to Madrid. A Spanish diplomatic source said early this week that the Libyan leader will use his two days to visit Cordoba and Grenada, which were centres of power during the centuries of Moorish Muslim domination from 711 et 1492. But "unless there was a change at the last minute," Cordoba and Grenada were dropped from the agenda for logistical reasons, the Spanish foreign ministry said, which suggested he may go to Malaga instead....
  • *** The OFFICIAL Weekend Singles Thread *** Labor Day Weekend 31st August-3rd September 2007

    08/31/2007 7:39:36 PM PDT · by snugs · 72 replies · 681+ views
    www.history.com ^ | 31st August 2007 | Snugs
    As the summer draws to an end and thoughts go to what we will be doing in the next year, maybe a change of direction, new job, new school/college/university. As this is Labor Day Weekend what will you being doing this weekend? Do you see this as a family time or fun time with friends? Do you think that being single affects how you feel and what you do during the Labor Day weekend? What did you used to do as a child for Labor Day and do you think that children nowadays have as much fun or do they...
  • A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day....07-06-09 - 07...TGIF at the Finest ^

    07/06/2007 9:05:59 AM PDT · by DollyCali · 182 replies · 1,052+ views
    July 6, 2007 | billie
    A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day Free Republic made its debut in September, 1996, and the forum was added in early 1997.   Over 100,000 people have registered for posting privileges on Free Republic, and the forum is read daily by tens of thousands of concerned citizens and patriots from all around the country and the world. A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day was introduced on June 24, 2002. It's only a small room in JimRob's house where we can get to know one another a little better; salute and support our military and our leaders; pray for those in...
  • The OFFICIAL Weekend Singles Thread June 8th - 10th 2007

    06/08/2007 4:57:00 PM PDT · by snugs · 100 replies · 733+ views
    8th June 2007 | Snugs
    Continuing our theme of getting to know each better I thought I would pose the following questions this weekend. What is your favourite restaurant or type of food you like to eat out? What is your favourite meal? How do you like your eggs? I bet we see a difference here between regions and in my case countries. There are so many uses for egg for sweet to savoury and in-between, the humble egg is in so many ways one ingredient that is part of our staple diet even when we do not realise it as it is used in...
  • Teacher Sex Weekend (One day teacher sexual assault headline roundup - pick a town, any town...)

    06/01/2007 5:05:26 PM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies · 6,353+ views
    WRCB ^ | 6/01/07
    Teacher Sex Weekend A New York teacher and a teacher's aide are in trouble with police after allegedly performing sexual acts on two teenage boys from a school for troubled children. Teacher Rebecca Becker, 28, and teacher's aide Maria E. Zurita, 28, are charged with rape after allegedly taking 16-year-old students from their school during the Memorial Day weekend and then having sex with them at a New Windsor home. Both educators work at a school run by McQuade Children's Services, which serves children referred by social service, family court and school district authorities from seven counties north of New...
  • The ***OFFICIAL*** Weekend Singles' Thread -- May 18-20 -THANK YOU DOLLY and Snugs!!!

    05/18/2007 5:57:33 PM PDT · by WFTR · 79 replies · 721+ views
    5/18/2007 | WFTR
    Welcome to the Weekend Singles' Thread! We've been out of business for a few weeks, but we're going to try to make another attempt at having the weekend singles' thread. I'm going to suggest a couple of topics. One will be a fun topic for anyone who wants to discuss it. Another will be a more serious topic about the direction of the thread. If at all possible, I'd like to hear from as many of you as possible. First, the fun stuff. Mid-May is a time when many people are starting jobs, and in many cases, the job is...
  • Lyrid Meteors To Grace The Weekend Sky

    04/20/2007 4:17:39 PM PDT · by blam · 19 replies · 980+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 4-20-2007 | David Shiga
    Lyrid meteors to grace the weekend sky 07:11 20 April 2007 NewScientist.com news service David Shiga A meteor streaks across the sky against a background of star trails in this long-exposure image taken in 1985 during the Geminid shower (Image: Jimmy Westlake) The Lyrid meteors will appear to radiate from the constellation Lyra, which includes Vega, one of the brightest stars in the sky (Illustration: NASA) The oldest known meteor shower is expected to return for its regularly scheduled performance this weekend. Although it is outshone by the December Geminids and the August Perseids, the Lyrids may provide the best...
  • Agent-related shooting just part of busy weekend for Border Patrol

    04/02/2007 6:47:41 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 375+ views
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | Brady McCombs
    With another agent-related shooting, the discovery of skeletal remains, an arrest of a convicted sex offender and the seizure of 3,600 pounds of marijuana in two separate incidents, it was busy weekend for the Border Patrol. On Friday night at about 9 p.m. near Amado, a Border Patrol agent fired several times at the driver of a Chevy pickup carrying 10 illegal entrants that was coming at him, said Gustavo Soto, Border Patrol Tucson Sector spokesman. There are no indications that anybody was hit but they don't know for sure because the driver and another passenger got out of the...
  • Magical weekend ends on ice

    12/19/2006 4:54:34 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 312+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Jeremy Larlee
    12/19/2006 - LOS ANGELES (AFPN) -- Gary Komppa watched the National Hockey League action on the ice, and for a short time the pain of his loss melted away. The 11-year-old has not had much to smile about the last few months. He is now the man of the house after his father, Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles Komppa, died Oct. 25 while in a convoy in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. Gary was able to spend the weekend being a child again and even getting to watch his first hockey game, a match between the Anaheim Ducks...
  • A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day....10-20,21,22-06....T.G.I.F. at the Finest

    10/20/2006 5:19:26 AM PDT · by DollyCali · 205 replies · 1,392+ views
    billie | October 20, 2006 | billie
    A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day Free Republic made its debut in September, 1996, and the forum was added in early 1997.   Over 100,000 people have registered for posting privileges on Free Republic, and the forum is read daily by tens of thousands of concerned citizens and patriots from all around the country and the world. A Few of FR's Finest....Every Day was introduced on June 24, 2002. It's only a small room in JimRob's house where we can get to know one another a little better; salute and support our military and our leaders; pray for those in...
  • The Official Friday Silliness Thread Salutes Silly Songs Part Deux

    09/08/2006 2:58:35 AM PDT · by sully777 · 279 replies · 5,548+ views
    9-08-06 | Sully777
    Blimey It's Friday--Crack A Tube!!! Monty Python Bruce Sketch TMBG: Birdhouse In Your Soul
  • The ***Official*** Weekend Singles Thread (Aug. 25-27)

    08/25/2006 4:53:40 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 429 replies · 2,539+ views
    August 25, 2006 | WFTR and Rightwingintelligentsia
    Back to SchoolWell, it's that time of year. We're finally throwing away Fourth of July leftovers in our refrigerators; the stores are starting to put out Christmas decorations; and school is starting. (Okay, the stores don't have Christmas decorations up yet, but complaining about how early holiday decorating starts is everyone's pet peeve.) For lack of a better seasonal topic, this week's singles' thread topic will be back-to-school. We want to talk about your school experiences in general and back-to-school experiences in particular. We'd like people to share any memories that they have of going back to school. Please feel...
  • The Official Friday Silliness Thread: Streams of Consciousness

    08/25/2006 12:39:47 AM PDT · by sully777 · 407 replies · 7,374+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 25, 2006 | Sully777
    It's Friday Let the Silliness Begin!
  • Sacramento Freedom Walk to Cap Patriotic Weekend

    08/22/2006 4:48:57 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 988+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2006 -- A weekend of events in Sacramento, Calif., saluting America’s military veterans and current servicemembers will culminate in a candlelit walk on the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Sacramento’s Freedom Walk, planned in conjunction with similar events around the country to remember those who lost their lives on Sept. 11 and to honor America's past and present military veterans, will begin at 9:30 p.m., after a two-and-a-half hour concert and military tribute in the William Land Park and Amphitheater. “We expect to have a rousing program that’ll culminate a couple...
  • The ***Official*** Weekend Singles Thread (Aug. 18-20) **Rock and Roll Hall of Fame**

    08/18/2006 5:05:13 PM PDT · by RockinRight · 270 replies · 1,711+ views
    08/18/06 | Hoodlum91 and RockinRight
    Hey everyone! Tonight's theme is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Hoodie and myself went there a few weeks ago:Tonight we'll chat about the Rock Hall, and Saturday we will try to get some music clips up here for you!
  • Weekend warrior no more, Reserve Marines drop stigma

    08/18/2006 4:27:15 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies · 454+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Sgt. Leo A. Salinas
    HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS, Washington (Aug. 18, 2006) -- Richard Litto does not like the term “weekend warrior.” In fact, he despises it, and the mere mention of the phrase triggers a standoffish response in a thick, South Boston accent. “I don’t like it,” said Litto, a reserve Marine on active duty at Westover Air Reserve Base, Mass. “We’re all Marines regardless of what status we’re in.” And Litto is a true Marine. The 46-year-old sergeant currently serves with Marine Air Support Squadron 6; however, when called up for active duty from the reserves, he wanted to be with the action....
  • Attention all Philadelphia area Freepers

    08/17/2006 8:06:25 AM PDT · by aft_lizard · 56 replies · 777+ views
    aug 17,2006 | me
    Any ideas of places for me to visit while I am up there this weekend? I plan on seeing some of the main consititutional and revolutionary places while I am there, and finding Rocky's statue. Any suggestions on other places would be great.
  • The ***Official*** Weekend Singles Thread (Aug. 11-13)

    08/11/2006 3:59:51 PM PDT · by pcottraux · 286 replies · 1,730+ views
    August 11, 2006 | pcottraux; rzeznikj at stout
    Presenting to you, this weekend, from pcottraux and rzenjikj at stout: From “King Kong” (1933) By Pcottraux (a.k.a Philip) A publicity still from “King Kong.” “King Kong” is one of my personal favorite movies, and unquestionably one of the greatest American films. It was a pioneering breakthrough in film special effects technology, as well as one of the most technically influential movies ever made. “Aliens” and “Jurassic Park” are its grandchildren.However, since its original premiere in 1933, the movie itself has taken many forms. Five years after its release, “Kong” began to fall under the scissors of the editors. For...
  • The Official Weekend Singles Thread—July 28-30

    07/28/2006 5:00:29 PM PDT · by Maximus_Ridiculousness · 587 replies · 3,464+ views
    OhioWfan, Kate of Spice Island, Maximus Ridiculousness
    A perspective on marriage, looking for a marriage partner, and cyberdating.  Presented to you by OhioWfan, Kate of Spice Island, and Maximus Ridiculousness.OhioWfan's Perspective on Making Marriage Work:My 'assignment' for this special weekend singles thread was to outline what I believe are the ingredients of a long-term successful, loving marriage.  Obviously, in the 'it takes two to tango' spirit, I engaged my adorable life-partner/incredible husband in the task, and together we compiled a list of recommendations and qualities that we believe have made our marriage work so well.   Neither of us is perfect (especially me........he's close!), but we went into marriage with commitment and thought as well as love, and after...
  • Official Friday Silliness Thread Salutes Double Meanings.

    07/28/2006 12:19:03 AM PDT · by sully777 · 322 replies · 6,105+ views
    Phrases that sound innocent as well as dirty--depending on your mindset: Petra told Ingrid, "You have a lovely rug." Let's grab something at the golden arches. St. Louis was once known as Mound City. She was caught raising the flag this weekend. The cavernous hole is wet with dew. She favored wood as a golfer. No one ever confused Lance as a wine sipper; hard stuff was his passion. There was ecstatic joy as Marc Spitz lapped the pool several times in triumph, until he accidently fell into the mud. We were in a tight spot as our camels' toes...
  • The Official Weekend Singles Thread--July 21-23

    07/21/2006 4:53:13 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 360 replies · 2,148+ views
    July 21, 2006 | Army Air corps; rightwingintelligentsia
    Amazingly Bad Movies We've all sat through them: films replete with bad acting, awful dialog, editing mistakes that should have been outtakes, and clumsy cinematography. These are movies that made you regret paying the price of admission, or even the cost of the gas it took to get there. The only redeeming feature in some cases is that the movie is so bad, it's unintentionally funny. Tonight for your reading pleasure, we've compiled a list of some of the films that we regard as the worst cinematic flops of all time, but this is just to get you started. Why...
  • Official Friday Silliness Thread Salutes Coffee Achievers or whatever... talk amongst yourselves

    07/21/2006 12:04:46 AM PDT · by sully777 · 363 replies · 6,123+ views
    WIS-TV ^ | 7-21-06 | Sully777
    Click here for YouTube's 'Coffee Achiever' commerical from 1984 Click here for YouTubes's Folger's Happy Morning Commercial
  • The Official Weekend Singles Thread--July 14-16

    07/14/2006 3:27:18 PM PDT · by rzeznikj at stout · 411 replies · 2,357+ views
    (various sources) | 14 July 2006 | pcottraux; rzeznikj at stout
    The ***OFFICIAL*** Weekend Singles Thread—July 14-16 This Week’s Exciting Topic: The ULTIMATE Chuck Norris Thread Chuck Norris or die. When Chuck Norris wants popcorn, he breathes on Nebraska. Chuck Norris has a vacation home on the sun. Chuck Norris uses red hot lava to moisturize his skin. Chuck Norris beat the sun in a staring contest. Chuck Norris can have his cake AND eat it too. Some people get lucky and kill two birds with one stone. Chuck Norris once killed four birds with half a stone. What's that? You say there's no such thing as half a stone? The...
  • America Supports You: Golf Weekend Benefits Troop Support Groups

    07/07/2006 6:35:42 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 204+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, July 7, 2006 – The Tournament Players Club of Boston and the Defense Department's America Supports You program teamed up over the Fourth of July weekend to play golf and raise funds to benefit groups who support the nation's servicemembers. Members of a color guard from the 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, out of Devens, Mass., flank Tournament Players Club of Boston official Brian Connor (left), Paul Keating Sr., owner of event sponsor Alder Foods (center), and Amy Sullivan of TPC of Boston during a TPC of Boston golf fund-raiser July 3. The event benefited three nonprofit troop-support...
  • The ***OFFICIAL*** Weekend Singles' Thread -- US and British Air Shows (July 7th - 9th 2006)

    07/07/2006 3:25:44 PM PDT · by snugs · 230 replies · 1,789+ views
    7th July 2006 | Snugs
    The theme for this weekend is Air Shows and comparing them in the US and Britain. I have picked Biggin Hill Air Show which is an ex RAF Station which is now in private ownership but continues to have an annual Air Show. I last visited the airshow in 2000 but a friend of mine attended this year. The following are extracts from this year's program.
  • WWII Weekend Pics in Reading, PA (Vanity)

    07/03/2006 1:00:43 PM PDT · by ol painless · 7 replies · 288+ views
    ol painless WWII album ^ | July, 3 2006. | ol painless
    These are pics I took at the WWII weekend show in Reading, PA on June 4,2006. I also have posted a few pics from last years. This is a very neat show they put on for one whole weekend every year in Reading, PA. I have them posted in my new Picasa Web album I am testing out. I thought WWII buffs would enjoy these pics. Click on the URL link above.
  • The ***OFFICIAL*** Weekend Singles' Thread -- (June 23rd to 25th)

    06/23/2006 4:27:16 PM PDT · by Alberta's Child · 484 replies · 2,495+ views
    FreeRepublic | June 23, 2006 | Victoria Delsoul & Alberta's Child
    As June draws to a close and we enjoy the first weekend of the Summer of 2006, let's go back and remember some of the marvelous places we've been in summers past -- especially those times from yesteryear that still evoke fond memories of sights, sounds, and smells from places all across this great land of ours.Hope you can all find time to post some wonderful stories, photos, and music here on this weekend's thread! Victoria Delsoul and I will be serving as your hosts this weekend. Check out the descriptions and photos below from a few of my favorite...
  • The ***OFFICIAL*** Weekend Singles' Thread – Father’s Day Weekend (June 16 – 18, 2006)

    06/16/2006 3:41:15 PM PDT · by RockinRight · 689 replies · 3,798+ views
    Just us! | 06/16/2006 | Hoodlum91 and RockinRight
    Internet Dating: Meeting the Parents: Now, for some fun questions to kick off tonight’s thread! 1. Have you been on a date with someone you met on the Internet? 2. Did the date go well? Did a relationship result? 3. Did you meet them on a dating site or elsewhere? Was it totally by accident or chance? 4. Do you have a funny, gross, scary, or otherwise entertaining internet dating story to share? Either one that happened to you, or someone you know. 5. Any funny or interesting “meeting the parents” stories? 6. Has meeting the parents ever caused a...
  • Immigration Flyer

    05/26/2006 10:09:48 PM PDT · by pulaskibush · 4 replies · 492+ views
    The most important aspect of immigration reform is to secure the border. The media and the pro-illegal agenda have created the myth that we can’t secure the border unless we do something for the 11 million. All of the bills being proposed in the US Senate only delay the House bill that deals directly with the border problem. American voters want to remove the 11 million out of this country by attrition and enforcement • The recall election of Pro-illegal immigration Governor Grey Davis was won by Arnold Schwarzenegger, who also got 31 percent of the Hispanic vote after opposing...
  • Jet boat racer dies from injuries in weekend event

    05/08/2006 5:58:24 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 254+ views
    A man who was competing in a jet boat competition on Lake Ming died after he lost control of his vessel and was thrown to the ground as it went more than 130 mph, authorities said. Edward Jay Wallace, 43, of Las Vegas, was pronounced dead at 8:40 p.m. Saturday from injuries he sustained in the crash earlier that day, according to the Kern County coroner's office. Wallace was competing in the last semifinals race of a National Jet Boat Association weekend event called May Shootout when the throttle on his boat likely got stuck, organizers said. Going more than...
  • Border agency records a big weekend for drug busts

    04/24/2006 6:56:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 457+ views
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 226 pounds of marijuana, 112 pounds of cocaine and 70 pounds of methamphetamines this weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona. On Friday night at the Mariposa Port of Entry in Nogales, officers arrested a 54-year-old man from Cajeme, Mexico after he attempted to smuggle almost 70 pounds of methamphetamines hidden in a 2005 Chevy Tahoe, according to an agency press release. After further investigation by agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Drug Enforcement Agency, officers arrested three more people and seized $236,432 and 36 ounces of cocaine. On Sunday night at...
  • Working For the Weekend Wednesday

    04/05/2006 5:58:20 AM PDT · by RockinRight · 268 replies · 2,593+ views
    4/5/6 | RockinRight in Millee's absence
  • Official Clarifies Details on Controversial Weekend Raid

    03/31/2006 4:17:46 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 271+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 31, 2006 – A controversial weekend raid in Baghdad was expertly executed several blocks from the nearest mosque, a U.S. general said yesterday. Reports in Arabic media charge U.S. soldiers killed innocent civilians in a mosque during the raid. At his weekly news conference in Baghdad, Army Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, a spokesman for Multinational Force Iraq, said those reports are false on several fronts. U.S. forces advised on the operation but did not take an active part, and the nearest mosque was six blocks away, he said. "The U.S. advisers were there purely in an advisory role;...
  • Officials Release More Details on Weekend Operation

    03/27/2006 3:07:44 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 262+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 27, 2006 – U.S. officials in Iraq have released further details on an operation in a Baghdad neighborhood yesterday. The mission, carried out by Iraqi commandos and soldiers from the 1st and 2nd Battalions, 1st Iraqi Special Operations Forces Brigade, consisted of a coordinated operation to capture and detain insurgents responsible for "kidnapping and execution activities," officials said in a statement today. The Iraqi troops killed 16 insurgents and wounded three others during a house-to-house search on an objective with multiple structures in the Adhamiyah neighborhood in northeastern Baghdad. The troops also detained 18 other individuals, discovered a...