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  • Murkowski to run as write-in candidate; state GOP condemns move

    09/18/2010 3:20:16 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 71 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | September 17, 2010 | Kim Murphy
    The U.S. Senate race in Alaska was turned on its head in August, when Tea Party Express-backed candidate Joe Miller upset incumbent Lisa Murkowski in the Republican primary. On Friday evening, Murkowski stunned the state again with a decision to mount a write-in campaign to hold on to her seat. "This is a statement we must make for Alaskans. Together we can do what they say cannot be done. Alaska is not fair game for outside extremists. We are smarter than that … and we will not be had," Murkowski said as cheering supporters in Anchorage shouted, "Run, Lisa, run!"...
  • White House Fetes Lesbian Banned from Cross-Dressing at Prom

    06/25/2010 2:14:40 PM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | June 22, 2009 | James Tillman and Peter J. Smith
    WASHINGTON, DC, June 22, 2010 ( – Earlier this year Constance McMillen was refused permission to attend her high-school prom with a female date while wearing a tuxedo, an event that catapulted her into the national media spotlight. Now her newfound notoriety has received an added boost, after the White House invited her to a reception honoring lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) scheduled for Tuesday at 5pm.  Both President Obama and Vice-President Biden were expected to attend the reception.  Openly gay Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh also planned to attend."I really hope the attention my case has generated...
  • Constance McMillen, set to meet Pes and march for Gay Pride, can take pride in 'ruining' her prom

    06/22/2010 9:54:52 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 22 replies · 1+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Tuesday, June 22nd 2010 | Joanna Molloy
    Constance McMillen meets President Obama at the White House on Tuesday night, and, on Sunday, the teen will parade in front of millions as a grand marshal of the city's Gay Pride March. But she still doesn't know what to wear. It was a tuxedo, after all, that McMillen hoped to don for her high school prom in Fulton, Miss., that caused Itawamba County school officials to cancel the April 2 dance. The tux, and the fact that she wanted to bring her girlfriend as her date. "My girlfriend and I were both going to wear tuxedos," McMillen said in...
  • Abby is the Litmus Test

    06/12/2010 9:51:14 AM PDT · by Talisker · 321 replies · 3,611+ views
    I've found the slander and contempt expressed on Free Republic towards Abby Sunderland and her parents quite interesting. Of course, we're all supposed to believe that every post on FR is independently made, but these hate posts have been too interlocked in similiarly bizarre content for me to believe that. Basically the hateful screeds boil down to Abby being a child instead of a young woman, unable to understand the danger of her trip, put at risk by fame seeking parents, to do something with no socially approved redeeming value, which ended in abject failure due to Abby's incompetence, and...
  • Angry, Vanity

    06/02/2010 6:36:22 PM PDT · by Freddd · 52 replies · 1,290+ views ^ | June 2, 2010 | Freddd
    I am boiling over at the picture posted of Benjamin Netanyahu. And CNN wonders why it's in last place??
  • Vanity: White Single Women Owe The US An Apology-Obama's Crucial Base

    05/31/2010 9:30:08 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 128 replies · 2,394+ views
    According to Gallup, "White single women, unmarried, widowed, divorced, and separated" voted "overwhelmingly" for Obama. On this Memorial Day, this crucial slice of Obama's base of support without whom he would have been elected owe this nation an apology. Blacks; Hispanics; and Moslems voted tribal politics. But this group was more than liberal, it included a large segment of conservatives and independents who had soured on Bush. Today with $13 trillion in debt- almost $12 trillion of it accumulated in the last six months alone, a burgeoning government; a foreign policy in tatters from Iran, to N. Korea to the...
  • Huge Shave Head Woman Picture

    05/15/2010 9:33:50 AM PDT · by Tainan · 43 replies · 2,115+ views
    FR ^ | today | self
    I am tired of seeing this HUGE picture of this shave head woman on each thread I click on.
  • Disappointment as US high school students snub 'lesbian-friendly prom'

    04/07/2010 7:56:09 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 448 replies · 7,713+ views
    Disappointment as US high school students snub 'lesbian-friendly prom' Senior prom fell far short of the rite of passage Constance McMillen was hoping for when she began a legal battle to challenge a ban on same-sex dates. Published: 7:00AM BST 07 Apr 2010 Constance McMillen Photo: AP The 18-year-old lesbian student said that she was one of only seven students to show up at a private party chaperoned by school officials. She said the rest of her peers went to another private event where she wasn't invited. "It was not the prom I imagined," she said. "It really hurts my...
  • Where is you Republican representative and what are they doing to help? (vanity)

    03/16/2010 1:52:06 PM PDT · by devane617 · 21 replies · 378+ views
    me | 03/16/2010 | me
    I live in Republican representative Sam Johnson's district in Texas. Where the hell is he and what is he doing to stop this train wreck? Where is your rep? Name them here and lets see if we can get some attention. I NEVER see Sam Johnson unless he wants to be reelected.... HEY SAM, WHERE THE HELL ARE YOU AND WHY AM I NOT SEEING YOU IN THE NEWS TRYING TO STOP THE DISMANTLING OF OUR AMERICA????
  • VANITY: Cluttering the Forum with Duplicate Threads

    01/22/2010 6:32:30 AM PST · by CharlesWayneCT · 104 replies · 1,724+ views
    Me | 01/22/2010 | Charles
    I'm writing to address a problem of increasing scope -- duplicate threads. Let me be clear: I'm not talking about the rare threads that are blessed by management, and are duplicated because of their critical importance. I'm talking about the everyday duplication of the same story over and over again. There are several reasons I see for us getting duplicate threads: people thinking they get special credit for being "first to post", so multiple people post a breaking story. people who are too lazy to search People who think they are too important to search. bloggers who think that if...
  • Top ten: Things that have gotten old at FR [Vanity]

    01/18/2010 10:04:56 PM PST · by delacoert · 402 replies · 8,549+ views
    January 18, 2010 | delacoert
     10. Blog hawking (I know, I know, we're supposed to be nice.)  9. Run-on, single-paragraph posts 8. Pings to Jim Robinson with kiss ass complements 7. Posting "hugh and series", "stuned beeber" or "Bush's fault" 6. A post asking a noOb if they are sure they're logged in 5. Passive-aggressive keyword epithet war 4. Satire posts that fool you (the rest are hilarious) 3. Viking Kitties (just kidding... love ya'... really...  who'd poke fun at you...  rah roh.) 2. Vanities 1. ...
  • A Major Defection In The Conservative Blogosphere

    12/07/2009 2:17:58 PM PST · by steve-b · 136 replies · 4,113+ views
    Salon ^ | 2/4/09 | Alex Koppelman
    For much of this decade, Charles Johnson was one of the right's leading bloggers. His blog, Little Green Footballs, was famous for its focus on Islamic terrorism, but also for the role it played in "Rathergate" and in exposing various faked photography.... On Monday, Johnson made the split official, with a post headlined, "Why I Parted Ways With The Right." In it, he gave a list of reasons for the break... Johnson concluded the post saying, "The American right wing has gone off the rails, into the bushes, and off the cliff. I won't be going over the cliff with...
  • FReeper data on Tiger Woods' Indiscretion (Vanity)

    12/07/2009 12:22:18 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 24 replies · 838+ views
    self | December 7, 2009 | sodpoodle
    Since the Tiger Woods incident was thrust upon us there have been 112 threads; 8,486 comments and 304,787 views recorded on FR. This data was collected from topic counts using TIGER WOODS as the SEARCH TITLE. The data is deemed dense, but dubious.
  • 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
    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...
  • Harry Reid : Republicans Are Like The Girl Who Wouldn't Dance With Me In High School or Something

    10/27/2009 8:55:46 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 37 replies · 1,101+ views
    Hot AirPundit ^ | October 28, 2009 | Hot AirPundit
    Dingy's painful memory comes to the surface...
  • Lord Carey 'appalled' by Pope's treatment of Dr Rowan Williams

    10/23/2009 3:35:33 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 20 replies · 749+ views
    Times Online ^ | October 24, 2009 | Ruth Gledhill
    Lord Carey of Clifton has called on his successor as Archbishop of Canterbury to complain to the Pope in person about not being consulted over plans to admit disaffected Anglicans to the Roman Catholic Church. Lord Carey warned that the Pope’s strategy could damage relations with the Vatican. Lord Carey, who stepped down in 2002, urged Dr Rowan Williams to protest strongly when he visits the Pope in Rome next month. Lord Carey was speaking after the joint press conference this week between Dr Williams and the Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, to announce the move....
  • Wassup FR? Why did you move "The Mystery of Barack Obama Continues" from News to Blogs/Personal

    10/20/2009 2:28:59 PM PDT · by kellynla · 28 replies · 1,485+ views
    10/20/2009 | Kely
    Why was "The Mystery of Barack Obama Continues" moved from Extended News to Blog/Personal? Western is not a "blog"
  • STOP POSTING THE OBAMA WINS...We get it and you're running the site into the ground

    10/09/2009 11:59:05 AM PDT · by for-q-clinton · 323 replies · 7,849+ views
    Self Copy ^ | 10/9/2009 | Self
    Please stop. I've recently recommended FR to several people and if this is their first visit to FR well it makes me and everyone on here look like an ASS! Stop it already.
  • Wassup FR? Why did you pull the "500,000 'Pink Slips' on Their Way to Capitol Already" thread?

    09/26/2009 1:01:33 PM PDT · by kellynla · 79 replies · 3,451+ views
    Why did you pull the "500,000 'pink slips' on their way to Capitol already"