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  • Vanity: Recently I cannot see the whole FR Posting Box when posting. On iPad.

    04/16/2017 2:12:09 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 73 replies
    My iPad ^ | 04/16/17 | Me
    Yes, I am logged in. Normally on iPad I can finger scroll up the writing box to see what I am writing as I write it. Now, for the past two days I cannot see what I am writing. I don't believe this is an FR issue, as it is happening on text conversations with otherse. As with Free Republic, I have to click the button to lower the keyboardscreeni order to see what I am writing. Editing is impossible. Anyone have any help?
  • Is anyone else seeing more Free Republic server errors today?

    03/26/2017 11:23:42 AM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 92 replies
    Vanity | 3/26/17 | Freedomposter vanity
    We've all seen pages being slow to load / partial page loads for the last couple months. This goes beyond that. Two things I'm seeing: 1) Blank pages being "served". You hit a link, and get a blank page. 2) Connection errors - This is happening when posting a comment. When posting, I get a "server connection reset" error. Is it time to swap out the hamsters running the FR servers for some fresh ones?
  • HTTP 500 Errors on FR?

    03/26/2017 11:21:47 AM PDT · by BlessedBeGod · 36 replies
    FR ^ | March 26, 2017 | Me
    Is anyone else constantly getting the following errors when trying to load a forum, display a thread, or post a new thread on FR? I'm not getting a single one on any other website. This page can’t be displayed • Make sure the web address http://www.freerepublic.com is correct. • Look for the page with your search engine. • Refresh the page in a few minutes. The website cannot display the page HTTP 500 Most likely causes: • The website is under maintenance. • The website has a programming error. What you can try: Refresh the page. Go back to the...
  • Freedom Caucus drives dagger into heart of young Trump Presidency

    03/25/2017 9:05:20 AM PDT · by ShivaFan · 210 replies
    FOXNEWS Opinion Section: Elizabeth Peek ^ | March 24, 2017 | Elizabeth Peek
    It is hard to overestimate the damage the Freedom Caucus has done to the fledgling presidency of Donald Trump, and to the country. By blocking the American Health Care Act of 2017, the conservative group has guaranteed that Americans will struggle forward under the burden of Obamacare. In the next few months insurers will announce their premium hikes for the coming year; chances are, given the continuing withdrawal of major companies from the marketplaces and the ongoing failure of the bill to attract enough young and healthy participants, the new rates will not be pretty. Last year premiums went up...
  • Why Was The Ferguson Thread Pulled?

    03/13/2017 6:26:49 PM PDT · by Gay State Conservative · 22 replies
    self
    Just curious...why was the thread about the "new Ferguson evidence" pulled? It was from the BBC (a major news outlet) and is being reported by other major news outlets.Clearly,posts that were untoward (racist,for example) could be deleted from such a thread. It stinks to high heaven but it *is* news. Just sayin'...
  • Is it me or is FR bogged down this AM?

    03/09/2017 6:59:17 AM PST · by Kevin in California · 27 replies
    Me
    Seems a bit slow this AM.
  • Poitín now legal to drink in Ireland as first license given [Poteen, moonshine]

    12/30/2016 5:08:46 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 1,787 replies
    Irish Central ^ | December 30, 2016 05:36 AM | IrishCentral Staff
    After generations of his family spent their lives as outlaws for making the infamous Irish poitín, Pádraic Ó Griallais has finally been able to carry out the family business in the open just under a decade after the spirit was outlawed. Taking a career break from his job as a high school teacher to establish a new business based on his old family recipe, Ó Griallais is free to produce and sell the highly alcoholic spirit as he pleases without the interference of the Gardaí [Irish police], who hounded the previous poitín distillers in his family with raids to put...
  • FR is 3/4 of my waking hours...but is so slow for the rest of you (vanity)

    02/20/2017 5:50:10 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 89 replies
    I love FR, Jim, and all of you guys.I am a faithful monthly contributorBut FR is so incredibly slow to load.Is it my IP or is it my alternative reality?I have a very fast internet service but FR is the slowest site to download. Perhaps I am not logged in...
  • Fast Food Manager Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter over Bullied Teen Worker Who Killed Himself

    02/16/2017 12:28:44 PM PST · by simpson96 · 106 replies
    Inside Edition ^ | 2/16/2017 | Deborah Hastings
    A former Dairy Queen manager has been charged with involuntary manslaughter, accused of bullying a high school worker who committed suicide just days before Christmas, authorities said. Harley Branham, 21, made her first court appearance Tuesday in connection with the death of Kenny Suttner, 17, who shot himself outside his family’s home on Dec. 21 in Glasgow, Missouri. Red: Family of Teen Who Killed Himself After Being Bullied at School Considers Wrongful Death Suit: 'You Failed Danny' She did not enter a plea. She was released on $25,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May. Her attorney, Jeff Hillbrenner,...
  • Anyone else experiencing serious latency during page loads?

    01/24/2017 6:48:41 PM PST · by ggrrrrr23456 · 72 replies
    2017-01-24 | me
    Ever since the second to last site crash/downtime, freerepublic pages have exhibited very long load times, probably 70% of the time. Some have already mentioned this issue in other threads. I did a couple of simple checks on my browser and it appears that external content, e.g. images or animated GIFs exacerbate the problem, but tonight, I am seeing the issue on the main index page, which doesn't load any external content at all. I am seeing load times on the main page exceed 60 seconds. On pages that have images, load times are 80-120 seconds plus. Anyone else seeing...
  • VANITY: Day-Ammmm! Is FR Broken?

    01/06/2017 1:04:44 PM PST · by Cletus.D.Yokel · 76 replies
    http://lovesmesomelurlinda.com ^ | 06JAN2017 | Vanity via Clete Clete's Hog
    What is causing FR to render slowly? JR's coding is simple enuff to render quick but my refresh takes over 120 seconds. Tell me it is my lap-box or ATT connection. That would make it less frustrating on my end.
  • Twitter, Reddit, Drudge won't load

    01/02/2017 4:32:47 PM PST · by bamabound · 29 replies
    Me | Me
    Anyone else having issues? Birmingham, AL, Charter internet and T-Mobile Those sites will not load on computer or smart phone. I need to know what Peotus has to say Glad to have FreeRepublic!
  • FR is Acting Weird.

    01/02/2017 12:36:25 PM PST · by SandRat · 57 replies
    FR is acting weid. Why after going to the News| Actvism foruwm, does each POS on the form page show Post Reply| Prvate Reply|To #|View Repies..., only forum page??? The Spell tab is gone as well.
  • Free Republic is currently broken

    12/23/2016 6:21:40 AM PST · by Mr. Douglas · 102 replies
    Vanity | 12/23/2016 | Vanity
    I've been having problems loading pages on Freerepublic for over a week. I thought it was just my connection (I live in the sticks and use a my-fi ATT hotspot for all my internet. However, I have the exact same problem at my work computer in downtown Louisville on a high speed corporate network. The problem manifests itself at least two ways: 1. Pages take so long to load that they timeout and I get a "page reset" message. 2. A partial page loads (often just the first line or two) and then eventually the rest starts showing up in...
  • Martin Scorsese: 'Cinema is gone'

    12/21/2016 8:43:37 AM PST · by ImJustAnotherOkie · 61 replies
    AP ^ | Dec 20, 6:17 PM EST | JAKE COYLE
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Martin Scorsese's Manhattan office, in a midtown building a few blocks northwest of the cordoned-off Trump Tower, may be the most concentrated bastion of reverence for cinema on the face of the earth. There's a small screening room where Scorsese screens early cuts of his films and classic movies for his daughter and his friends. There's his personal library of thousands of films, some he taped himself decades ago. Film posters line the walls. Bookshelves are stuffed with film histories. And there are editing suites, including the one where Scorsese and his longtime editor Thelma Schoonmaker...
  • I 'absolutely' suffered racism in office, says Obama: Some Americans' 'primary concern about me..

    12/08/2016 10:31:25 AM PST · by PROCON · 163 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Dec. 8, 2016 | FRANCESCA CHAMBERS
    Full Title: I 'absolutely' suffered racism in office, says Obama: Some Americans' 'primary concern about me has been that I seem foreign' President Barack Obama says the color of his skin has 'absolutely' contributed to white Americans' negative perceptions of his time in office. The president said in a Wednesday special looking back on his legacy, 'I think there's a reason why attitudes about my presidency among whites in Northern states are very different from whites in Southern states. 'Are there folks whose primary concern about me has been that I seem foreign, the other? Are those who champion the...
  • Emotional media execs have profanity laced meltdowns over media summit with ‘mean’ Trump

    11/22/2016 3:37:20 PM PST · by mandaladon · 84 replies
    BPR ^ | 22 Nov 2016 | Tom Tillison
    <p>The fall out from media bigwigs on the receiving end of a smack down of epic proportions from President-elect Donald Trump continues, with several participants whining to The New Yorker about how mean Trump was.</p> <p>Four executives who attended the off-the-record meeting are quoted without being identified and if there’s a common theme in the remarks, it may be the liberal application of f-bombs.</p>
  • Cleveland’s Unthinking Racism(Waaaaaaaa!)

    11/01/2016 6:43:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 36 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | 10/29/2016 | David Leonhardt
    For many of Cleveland’s passionate, patient baseball fans, their team’s logo is a joyful connection to the past. It’s a reminder of the players from their childhood and from generations earlier. The logo — which was the centerpiece of a 28-foot-high sign that welcomed fans to Cleveland’s old ballpark for many seasons — is one of the few constants across the decades. But the logo is also an ugly racist caricature. That much is undeniable, whatever else may be true. It consists of a cartoon face with bright red skin, grotesquely large teeth and a bent nose, topped by a...
  • John Kerry Thinks Bush Rigged The 2004 Elect

    10/20/2016 12:24:12 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 33 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 15 Dec 15 | Blake Neff
    A profile of Secretary of State John Kerry published Sunday in The New Yorker reveals that, 11 years after his election loss to George W. Bush in 2004, Kerry still believes he was robbed via systematic fraud. The article itself, written by David Remnick, focuses mostly on Kerry’s efforts to achieve peace and democracy in the Middle East, but it also dwells extensively on his presidential defeat more than a decade ago. “In 2004, when Kerry lost the Presidential race to George W. Bush, who is widely considered the worst President of the modern era, he refused to challenge the...
  • Stop Telling Women Motherhood Is the Most Important Job

    10/06/2016 11:44:08 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 87 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | October 4, 2016 | Laura June
    Yesterday, Republican nominee for POTUS Donald Trump released a campaign video about his plan for paid maternity leave. In it, his daughter Ivanka, who has become Donald’s stand-in for “women,” explains the plan for him. Unsurprisingly, the very first thing out of her mouth is kind of a problem: “The most important job any woman can have is being a mother.” Using “any woman” here is just a nicer way of saying “all women.” What that sentence really means is that Ivanka — and by extension, her father, whose platform the video was created to advertise — thinks that all...