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  • Florida teen kills self during game of Russian Roulette

    07/01/2012 9:42:56 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 55 replies
    BNO News ^ | July 1, 2012
    LARGO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. teenager, who was critically injured earlier this week while playing a game of Russian Roulette with friends, has died at a hospital in central Florida, police said on Sunday. The incident happened at approximately 7:30 p.m. local time on Friday when 17-year-old Thorin R. Montgomery was playing a game of Russian Roulette with his friends at his home in Largo, a city about 19 miles (30 kilometers) west of Tampa. First responders found him suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. Detectives said Montgomery was playing the game with three of his...
  • An ending with no meaning (ANDREW GREELEY "TAKES ON" THE SOPRANOS)

    06/15/2007 10:22:56 AM PDT · by Chi-townChief · 11 replies · 1,196+ views
    I must confess a temptation to complacent laughter at the frustration of all ''The Sopranos'' fans at the conclusion of the series. It was the most important television project ever, comparable to Don Quixote, Shakespeare, maybe even St. John's Gospel. Why did it end not with a bang but a whimper? It was also a powerful critique of corrupt capitalist American culture. Academics and intellectuals -- and pseudo-academics and intellectuals -- had searched the weekly bloodshed and vulgarity for wisdom hidden from the ages. How could the series stop without ending? Ordinary viewers, satisfied with the violent whacking of "Uncle...
  • BIG TOBACCO'S SHOWDOWN IN THE WEST

    09/15/2006 3:44:26 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 35 replies · 778+ views
    California is poised to enact the largest one-time cigarette tax hike ever -- adding $2.60 per pack -- on top of an already existing 87 cent excise tax, bringing the average price for a pack of cigarettes to $6.55, says Nanette Byrnes in BusinessWeek. The new measure is particularly worrisome for tobacco companies because of California's large share of the tobacco market; the state is home to 9 percent of all U.S. smokers. In addition, cigarette makers argue that the tax is unfair, and an irresponsible spending of the public's money: ** The measure does not require that all tax...
  • ZOT John McCain for President 2008

    John McCain is running for President 2008. As a republican candidate, John McCain could win the republican nomination. Many feel if John McCain runs against Hillary Clinton, he would win the presidential election in 2008. John McCain graduated from the Naval Academy in 1958. After graduation, John McCain became a Naval Avaitor. For over 5 years, John McCain was a Vietnam captive. John McCain became a US Senator for Arizona in 1986. Senator John McCain is now Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, and is known for his successful passing of Campaign Finance Reform. Express your...
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    LIVE FREE FROM FASHISTS!
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...
  • Seriously, Why Don't You Trolls Try Something Original?

    01/01/2006 9:27:23 AM PST · by inquisitive · 171 replies · 7,753+ views
    Why does anybody support George w Bush as President? He is clearly the worst President I have ever seen -- a complete disaster. And before you say anything, I have been a registered Republican for 25 years.
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • ZOT! Censorship alleged

    12/17/2005 5:27:56 AM PST · by Dances With Fascists · 337 replies · 7,870+ views
    Censored News & Ideas ^ | 9/11/04 | unknown
    Lies of omission about 9/11 -- stoking fears of terrorism THEY WANT YOU TO BE AFRAID The following post was censored by freerepublic.com shortly after it was posted on their "public" forum on 9/11/04. That forum is designed to appear as though it is a community forum open to all, but this post only received three responses before it and its replies were deleted, and a repeat posting at 4 am PST on 9/20/04 didn't stay online for 5 minutes! Someone is apparently watching closely over the content of the freerepublic.com forums and censoring them 24/7 (though they might have...
  • Waffle House approaches 50 years serving Southern diners

    08/15/2005 11:40:41 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 114 replies · 2,249+ views
    news and fishwrap ^ | 8/15/05 | Elyse Ashburn
    The iconic black and yellow letters beckon from a sign near Interstate 40 and Randleman Road. Inside the low-slung restaurant that claims the sign, there's plenty of batter ready. But it isn't destined for a fryer. This is Waffle House, and here, batter belongs on an iron -- a waffle iron. Founded in 1955 in Avondale Estates, Ga., the restaurant chain has been serving "Good Food Fast" around-the-clock for five decades. It will celebrate its 50th anniversary Labor Day. Freeway Foods of Greensboro opened the city's first Waffle House franchise in 1973 on Randleman Road. The restaurant operated 24 hours...
  • DFU SONG: Turn, Turn, Turn (David Rosen, save yourself and turn)

    04/23/2005 4:43:52 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 2 replies · 307+ views
    DFU SONGS | 4-2005 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    TURN, TURN, TURN Rosen, it's time...turn turn turn Here is your chance to...turn turn turn For that woman, why would you...go to prison If you protect her, you're really nuts We want to hear you spilling your guts Or your cellmate will like your butt Tell everything or you're in the slammer Rosen, it's time...turn turn turn Here is your chance to...turn turn turn For that woman, why would you...go to prison You know she would stab you in the back Of course, in the press, launch an attack Watch out or you could be whacked Tell everything or...
  • 'SOPRANO' GOONS

    01/22/2005 2:49:10 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies · 546+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 22, 2005 | ZACH HABERMAN
    Two friends of the men accused of killing Fairfield University football star Mark Fisher were charged with witness tampering yesterday — for trying to scare a witness by alluding to a mob-style whacking on "The Sopranos," prosecutors said. Assistant District Attorney Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi told a Brooklyn judge the pair were members of a tight-knit group called the "Ghetto Mafia" and were trying to hinder the ongoing investigation into the gridiron star's murder in October 2003. Basically, they picked up an individual and made a very clear reference to an episode of 'The Sopranos' where a witness cooperating with authorities was...
  • DFU SONG: Torn Between Two Lovers (McGreevy song rockets to the top of the charts)

    08/13/2004 9:37:01 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 11 replies · 991+ views
    DFU SONGS | 8-2004 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    TORN BETWEEN TWO LOVERS - right click on the word "midi" and save to hard drive or bring it into your player There are times a governor must be just telling voters straight Well, perhaps that may be a wrong choice of words I had hired someone who's indeed unqualified And I'm caught in a position that could look somewhat absurd There has been a man...I gave a job, you see Because he gave a different kind of job to me Just before the suit's reported, I must nip this in the bud And it has really been exciting...
  • Mobster Gotti's Girlfriend Found Dead

    04/01/2004 7:39:39 AM PST · by knak · 22 replies · 260+ views
    fox news ^ | 4/1/04
    <p>EAST GARDEN CITY, N.Y. — The girlfriend of mobster Peter Gotti (search), brother of the late mob boss John Gotti (search), was found dead of a possible suicide in a Long Island motel room, police said.</p> <p>Marjorie Alexander, 43, had been reported missing on Tuesday and was discovered Wednesday afternoon at a Red Roof Inn, Nassau County police said. A preliminary investigation indicated that Alexander may have committed suicide, police said in a news release.</p>
  • Kerry says Bush has left U.S. vulnerable to attack

    02/28/2004 7:26:58 AM PST · by Homer_J_Simpson · 113 replies · 495+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/28/04 | Carla Marinucci and John Wildermuth
    <p>Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry charged Friday that President Bush's lack of a "comprehensive strategy for victory" in the war on terror has left the country vulnerable to attack.</p> <p>The Massachusetts senator, speaking at UCLA, called for 40,000 additional troops abroad, beefed-up fire and police services at home, improved intelligence and strengthened diplomatic efforts that he said would help America "win this war we did not seek.''</p>
  • Two Killed In Pornography Cinema Bombing (Iraq)

    09/24/2003 4:16:24 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies · 261+ views
    Ananova ^ | 9-24-2003
    Two killed in pornography cinema bombing A bomb explosion has killed two people and destroyed an Iraqi cinema showing foreign sex films. The blast at the Nojoom Cinema in Mosul happened after the device was dropped into the building from a vent in the roof. A shopkeeper across the street, Saad Obeid, said he heard the blast and saw terrified patrons running away, screaming that a bomb had exploded. It is unclear what film was showing at the time of the blast, but Italian and German sex films are being shown at the venue. Restrictions on the import of foreign...
  • GUN TO HBO'S HEAD

    03/14/2003 11:22:39 AM PST · by Maceman · 29 replies · 272+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 14, 2003 | DON KAPLAN and RUSSELL SCOTT SMITH
    <p>"Sopranos" star James Gandolfini issued an ultimatum to HBO yesterday in the salary war that is threatening to whack the series: Negotiate with me or cancel the show.</p> <p>"It's time for both sides to either say we're finished or we're going to deal like mature people," Dan Klores, the actor's spokesman, told The Post.</p>
  • BADA-BING BUMMER: 'SOPRANOS' SUSPENDED

    03/13/2003 2:27:28 PM PST · by Maceman · 59 replies · 405+ views
    NY Post ^ | March 13, 2003 | By ADAM BUCKMAN
    <p>The future of "The Sopranos" became even more uncertain yesterday as HBO suspended production indefinitely due to its ongoing contract fight with series star James Gandolfini.</p> <p>Cast members - including Gandolfini - were scheduled to show up for work at Silvercup Studios in Long Island City on March 24.</p>
  • U.S. Scientist Off Climate Panel

    04/19/2002 1:29:40 PM PDT · by Dog Gone · 13 replies · 281+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Friday, April 19, 2002 | JONATHAN FOWLER
    GENEVA (AP) -- A U.S. scientist was voted off an international climate panel Friday after what campaigners claimed was pressure from the oil industry and Washington, a claim rejected by the United States. Atmospheric scientist Robert Watson was seeking re-election as head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He has been vocal in warning governments about the danger of fossil fuel emissions contributing to global warming. Watson was defeated by Indian challenger Rajendra Pachauri, who was backed by the United States and 75 other nations. Watson received 49 votes in the ballot, said World Meteorological Organization spokeswoman Mo Lagarde....