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  • I Just Killed Mouse with Bare Hands ... Now What?

    06/23/2018 9:44:36 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 201 replies
    Anybody out there with a basic knowledge of this kind of thing? I got home tonight and opened the trunk my car. I immediately noticed a mouse in the trunk. It looked just like the Hartz Man mice for cars to play with. I reached down and touched it. It was warm. I immediately squeezed it "to death" and threw it outside the garage, It was still squirming on the pavement. I came in and washed my hands with soap and isopropyl but I wonder if I'm supposed to go in to get a shot or worry. I called the...
  • Oops, Trump almost had a $125 billion border wall

    06/21/2018 12:49:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | June 21, 2018 | Lauren Fox
    House Republicans had to scramble late Wednesday night to fix a drafting error in a conservative immigration bill that would have accidentally given President Donald Trump $125 billion for border security, including his wall instead of the $25 billion intended. The error, which happens occasionally during legislative drafting accidentally allocated $25 billion per year for five years rather than allocating the $25 billion over a five-year period. The error, first reported by Politico, was just one of the last-minute hiccups that's unfolded around the House's immigration votes, which will occur later today and aren't likely to pass. House Freedom Caucus...
  • Zen and the Art of Sailing: My Excellent Zen Experience in California 1978

    06/20/2018 4:08:50 PM PDT · by poconopundit · 68 replies
    A Free Republic Vanity ^ | June 20, 2018 | PoconoPundit
    I’m going to relay a one-time experience I had with Zen meditation when I was in my early 20’s. I didn’t need to visit Japan for this experience: Zen came to me in the form of a 2-day weekend retreat held in San Diego.  The event was held in a large two-or-three floor neighborhood house facing out on lovely Balboa Park with its large trees.   I gained much from this meditation retreat, and I would definitely encourage others to give it a go.   Before attending this retreat, I’d read that it may take a Zen monk many years to...
  • FATHER'S DAY: Bill Clinton 'son' calls for Dad to take Paternity Test.

    06/17/2018 10:17:19 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 23 replies
    THE AMERICAN Mirror ^ | June 17, 2018 | Kyle Olsen
    Danney Williams still wants to have a relationship with the man he calls his dad. This Fathers Day, Williams, who says Bill Clinton is his father, is backing calls for Clinton to undergo a paternity test to prove or disprove his assertion. Retweet! Danney Williams (@danney_williams) June 17, 2018 Retweet! Williams tweeted, sharing a post from Carl Barvensky Paul, who urged President Trump to use his presidential power to get Clinton to do a DNA test. Im willing to pay for the test including a $20k donation on your next campaign, he said. He retweeted a...
  • Apply Now. Thousands of Transgender Job Opportunities in Financial Services (Real headline)

    06/17/2018 7:44:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 17, 2018 | John Schneider and David Auten, Cashing in on fabulous with queer money
    If you went to school, earned a bachelors or masters degree, yet were being turned down for jobs you are qualified for because of the way you look or talk, how would you feel? How would you feel if this was happening to your spouse or your children? Youd be infuriated, right? There are thousands of transgender men and woman who face this situation with most job applications they submit. Transgender people are over four times more likely than the general population to have a household income under $10,000, even though 47% of them, more than the general population, have...
  • D.C. Area Witches Unite for Gun Control, Hurl Curses at the NRA

    06/17/2018 6:48:35 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 25 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 6/15/18
    Gun control advocates can now boast of a new group of allies joining their dubious coalition: witches. It kind of makes sense. We all know that gun control is based mainly on magical thinking. Its advocates, after all, ask us to believe were just a few more commonsense safety measures away from a world in which evil people who are otherwise determined to kill others refrain from doing so for fear they might violate a gun control law somewhere along the way. A related premise is that gun control advocates hold the keys to ending violent behavior once and for...
  • D.C. Area Witches Unite for Gun Control, Hurl Curses at the NRA

    06/16/2018 9:56:25 AM PDT · by PROCON · 48 replies ^ | June 15, 2018
    Gun control advocates can now boast of a new group of allies joining their dubious coalition: witches. It kind of makes sense. We all know that gun control is based mainly on magical thinking. Its advocates, after all, ask us to believe were just a few more commonsense safety measures away from a world in which evil people who are otherwise determined to kill others refrain from doing so for fear they might violate a gun control law somewhere along the way. A related premise is that gun control advocates hold the keys to ending violent behavior once and for...
  • It was Obama's own publisher that first said he was born in Kenya. NPR later repeated it.

    06/15/2018 6:46:56 PM PDT · by grundle · 48 replies
    wordpress ^ | December 30, 2016 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Barack Obama was born in the U.S. It was his own book publisher that started the false rumor that he was born in Kenya. NPR later repeated the false claim. Barack Obama was born in the U.S.According to this 2012 article from ABC News, in 1991 Obama’s own book publisher printed a paper pamphlet which said that Obama was “born in Kenya.” An employee of the publisher said that it was a “fact checking error” of hers that caused this to happen, and that the false information did not come from Obama. The bolding is mine:‘Born in Kenya’: Obama’s Literary Agent...
  • Trayvon Martins Parents To Be Honored At VH1s 2018 Trailblazer Honors

    06/13/2018 5:39:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Madame Noire ^ | June 9, 2018 | Tanay Hudson
    Ever since Trayvon Martins tragic death, his parents, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin, have been fighting to make sure other families dont have to experience the same pain as they did. Due to their heavy involvement in gun reform and social justice, Fulton and Martin will reportedly be honored at VH1s 2018 Trailblazer Honors. Trayvon Martins death pushed his parents to the forefront and they have been active in speaking out against gun violence, racial and social injustice and sharing the pain of having to bury a child. In 2012, they founded the Trayvon Martin Foundation to provide advocacy for...
  • If You Want Trump's Tax Returns Repeal Obama's first XO

    06/13/2018 5:53:28 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 14 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 6/13/2018 | Mr. K the KnowItAll
    Never Trumpers are still using the excuse that Trump "won't release his taxes" I have been telling them he doesn't have to now (that he is president). Obama's very first act as president was to HIDE ALL HIS RECORDS with an executive order sealing all "Presidential Records" you can read it for yourself here: So... Trumps records are sealed. I don't even think Mueller can ask for them. (ha ha !!)
  • What websites do you normally surf?

    06/09/2018 3:51:41 PM PDT · by Jonty30 · 67 replies
    I'm just curious. I wouldn't mind visiting a few that are different from what I normally surf. My sites that I visit every days are: 1. - a celebrity gossip site that are often contributed to by insiders. 2. 3. 4. - a gadget site 5. 6. - for all your anime needs 7.
  • David Hoggs Reaction To His Home Being SWATTED Is Very Odd

    06/06/2018 12:33:24 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 84 replies
    Victory Girls ^ | June 5, 2018 | Nina Bookout
    [...................SNIP.................] ...A school was put on lockdown. 12 members of the BSO SWAT team combed through his home while additional officers and emergency personnel from Coral Springs and other agencies stood by at the ready. But David Hogg waves this off as No biggie??!!! It is indeed puzzling that that is his reaction to something that couldve turned deadly in an instant. No matter which way one looks at it, SWATTING is dangerous and very wrong. It doesnt matter what the motive was, the situation couldve been far more deadly than it ended up being. Lets hope the authorities are...
  • AfD chief: Nazi era a 'speck of bird poop' in German history

    06/02/2018 11:15:53 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 52 replies ^ | June 2, 2018 | Associated Press
    'Hitler and the Nazis are just a speck of bird poop in more than 1,000 years of successful German history,' says Alexander Gauland, drawing criticism from secretary general of Merkel's party: '50 million victims of war, the Holocaust and total war are just bird poop' for Gauland and his party.
  • Anger as Brexiter Nigel Lawson applies for French residency

    06/02/2018 11:10:27 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 17 replies ^ | May 31, 2018 | Ben Quinn
    ... Interviewed at his Gascony home before the referendum, Lawson told the Guardian: I love Europe! Thats why I live in France. Lawson was named chair of Vote Leave in February 2016 as it struggled to quell infighting in the run-up to the referendum, before being succeeded two months later by Gisela Stuart. Nigel Farage is also among prominent leave campaigners who have been accused of hypocrisy after the referendum result. He sparked outrage last year by refusing to give up his taxpayer-funded EU pension after Brexit, asking: Why should my family suffer? It is understood the 53-year-old former Ukip...
  • Marine Le Pen rebrands Front National in push for support

    06/02/2018 10:58:14 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 2 replies ^ | June 1, 2018 | Association Press
    Rassemblement National, as Front National is now known, aims to appeal to more voters ahead of European elections
  • Sally Field gives away the leftist feminists.

    06/01/2018 4:42:12 AM PDT · by Fhios · 28 replies
    Freep ^ | 6/1/2018 | Total Vanity
    Sally Field ✔ @sally_field I like Samantha Bee a lot, but she is flat wrong to call Ivanka a [c***]. [C****] are powerful, beautiful, nurturing and honest. 3:05 PM - May 31, 2018 They flying C*** just spilled the beans on how Progressive Feminists see their sex organs as tools to manipulate men. It also zeroes in on how important the left's emasculation of men is. I wouldn't be surprised if it is why the ranks of gay men keeps growing despite the fact they pretty well much have been breeding themselves out of existence. Much like Catholic Priests. If...
  • Free Republic is not blocked in China?

    05/31/2018 1:31:21 AM PDT · by LadyDoc · 43 replies
    Vanity ^ | 05-31-18 | LadyDoc
    I just traveled through Shanghai airport, and found I couldn't reach a lot of American news sites and blogs while there on layover. But Free Republic (and my RSS feed) were not blocked there. So apparently the "great Firewall of China" doesn't block FR. Yet.
  • Vanity: President Trump Continues to Live Rent Free in Libs' Heads on Facebook

    05/30/2018 11:44:14 AM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 19 replies
    I am amazed at how obsessed my liberal friends are with President Trump. Every day they post deranged media slanders. I just gave one fellow a 30 day snooze. He's gone completely over the bend, LOL! I fear for their mental health when Trump is re-elected.
  • Elizabeth Warren Praises Communist China Long-Term Whole-Of-Government Strategy

    05/30/2018 6:30:54 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 05/29/18 | Victor Skinner
    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren would rather praise communist China than the President of the United States. The 2020 presidential hopeful and darling of the left appeared on CBS This Morning to hawk her new book when host John Dickerson brought up North Korea and the progress President Trumps made in pressuring the rouge nation to de-nuclearize its military. But Warren insisted the president doesnt have a clear strategy, and suggested Trump take ques from North Koreas communist neighbor to the north. There is a North Korean official apparently coming to America. You said the president doesnt look like he has...
  • A Crypto-Trading, Floating Island Nation Promises Utopia, If It Happens

    05/24/2018 2:48:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Futurism ^ | May 18, 2018 | Dan Robitzski
    Imagine a world where millions of people abandon the land to live on the sea. On their floating habitats, and free from governmental overreach, people can dine on sustainable algae and live in harmony. They can sail from their own artificial island micro-nation to whatever country theyd like to be part of for a day. Plus, the people would trade exclusively using the cryptocurrency Varyon. But this isnt just a strange thought experiment. The Floating Island Project is a very real collaboration between the Seasteading Institute and Blue Frontiers. The latter intends to build floating island habitats after selling enough...