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  • AP Top News: Trump's stamina attack on Clinton stirs talk of gender bias

    08/23/2016 1:15:12 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 64 replies
    AP ^ | August 23, 2016 | Jill Colvin
    Donald Trump and his Republican allies say Hillary Clinton is weak, lacks stamina and doesn't look presidential. Intent on undermining his Democratic rival, Trump and GOP backers are increasingly relying on rhetoric that academics and even some Republican strategists say has an undeniable edge focused on gender. His criticism of Clinton goes beyond "Crooked Hillary," and complaints about her use of a private email server as secretary of state and her foreign policy decisions.
  • We Need TRUMP!

    07/02/2016 6:02:39 PM PDT · by djstex · 39 replies
    2016 | Djstex
    We need to just vote and not let this be another loss. I'm like everyone here,things are worse. We need Trump a business man period. He has gravitas for the American people. He loves America. End of Story!
  • Obama blathering in TV, right now on Fox

    06/13/2016 8:44:56 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 66 replies
    Some old stuff: Gun Control. Muslims are not evil. We need gun control to stop the crazy people and those who want to commit violent acts..
  • WaPo: In Japan and America, more and more people think Hiroshima bombing was wrong

    05/10/2016 9:34:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 196 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 10, 2016 | Adam Taylor
    This month, President Obama will become the first incumbent American president to visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima since the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Aug. 6, 1945. That bomb - and a second atomic blast on Nagasaki on Aug. 9 - effectively ended World War II; Japan surrendered six days after the Hiroshima bombing. However, the human costs were huge. Estimates of those killed go as high as 150,000, and even for those who survived, it was a hellish, life-altering experience. [Snip] In the first Gallup poll from 1945 just after the bombings, a huge 85...
  • Michelle Obama: 'Small Number of Students Are Getting Every Advantage'

    12/05/2014 6:57:26 AM PST · by PROCON · 84 replies
    cnsnews ^ | Dec. 5, 2014 | Susan Jones
    ( - Speaking at a "college opportunity summit" on Thursday, First Lady Michelle Obama described "two worlds" of college-bound students: "[T]he fact is that right now, a small number of students are getting every advantage in the college admissions race, while millions of other students who are just as talented can't even begin to compete."Mrs. Obama was making a pitch for expanded college counseling. She said too many students go through school without any real guidance on how to get into college or how to pay for it. She described one world, where students "don't know what classes to take,...
  • Charlie Sheen Blasts ‘Duck Dynasty’s’ Phil Robertson for ‘Unforgivable’ Comments

    12/22/2013 11:39:00 AM PST · by kingattax · 85 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12-21-13 | Jethro Nededog
    Charlie Sheen is giving voice to the voice-less in a raging Twitter rant addressing “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson, who’s in the middle of a controversy over anti-gay and racial comments made during an interview with GQ magazine. No stranger to being in the middle of a media firestorm himself, Sheen shows no mercy for Robertson in a very angry missive posted to Twitter on Saturday. “You have offended and hurt so many dear friends of mine, who DO NOT have the voice or the outreach that I do,” FX’s “Anger Management” star said. “Well, news flash shower-dodger, I will...
  • North Korea 'finishes missile launch preparations' and warns foreigners to evacuate South

    04/09/2013 5:00:00 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 60 replies
    Express ^ | April 9, 2013
    North Korea 'finishes missile launch preparations' and warns foreigners to evacuate South NORTH Korea has completed preparations for a mid-range missile launch from its east coast, officials in Seoul have revealed just hours after foreigners living in South Korea were warned to quit the country. North Korea's Asia-Pacific Peace Committee said in a statement monitored in Seoul that foreign nationals should find out in advance where they can take shelter as well as examine evacuation plans to leave the country. "We do not wish harm on foreigners in South Korea should there be a war," said the KCNA news agency,...
  • CNN Host Hughley: Republicans ‘Literally Look Like Nazi Germany’

    03/02/2009 7:17:54 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 120 replies · 4,869+ views
    CNN ^ | March 2, 2009
    "It literally look[s] like Nazi Germany -- it really did. I make -- said that point. It just does not seem -- like not only are we not welcome -- not only are we not welcome, but they don’t even care what we think."
  • Bush denies superstate rumours

    08/22/2007 7:13:57 AM PDT · by ckilmer · 207 replies · 2,823+ views
    Washington Times ^ | August 22, 2007 | Jon Ward
    Bush denies superstate rumours August 22, 2007 By Jon Ward - MONTEBELLO, Quebec — President Bush and the leaders of Canada and Mexico yesterday ridiculed the notion that their countries are conspiring to create a regional supergovernment similar to the European Union. "I'm amused by the difference between what actually takes place in the meetings and by what some are trying to say takes place," said Mr. Bush, responding to concerns raised by conservative and liberal groups and some U.S. lawmakers. "It's quite comical actually, to realize the difference between reality and what some people on TV are talking about."...
  • S&P Index: Home Price Growth Is Slowing

    01/30/2007 11:44:06 AM PST · by Toddsterpatriot · 37 replies · 617+ views
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | 1/30/2007 | Vinnee Tong
    S&P Housing Index Shows Price of Single-Family Home Rose at Slowest Rate in More Than 10 Years NEW YORK (AP) -- Prices of single-family homes across the nation rose in November at the slowest rate in more than a decade, a housing index released Tuesday by Standard & Poor's showed, countering other evidence that the housing slowdown may be nearing an end. The S&P/Case-Shiller composite index showed a 1.3 percent year-over-year increase in the price of a single-family home based on existing homes tracked over time in 10 metropolitan markets. For its 20-city composite index, prices grew 1.7 percent, the...
  • Man Gets $218 Trillion Phone Bill (But it's for three months, so... )

    04/10/2006 8:17:38 AM PDT · by bwteim · 91 replies · 2,583+ views
    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - April 10, 2006 - Think your phone bill is high? A Malaysian man says he nearly fainted when he got $218 trillion phone bill, and yes, that's in U.S. The man, Yahaya Wahab, says he's been ordered to pay up within ten days or face prosecution. The New Straits Times reports the bill was for a line that was supposed to have been disconnected in January. The unhappy phone customer says he can't wait to face Telekom Malaysia in court, if the company follows through with its threat.
  • San Francisco City Government Calls Catholics 'Hateful, Discriminatory, Insulting, Ignorant'

    03/23/2006 2:56:26 PM PST · by dukeman · 46 replies · 850+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/22/06 | John-Henry Westen
    Top Cardinal is "decidedly unqualified", says resolutionSAN FRANCISCO- In one of the most startling attacks on the Catholic Church coming from a governmental body in the United States in half a century, the governing body of the city of San Francisco - the Board of Supervisors - voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a non-binding resolution blasting the Catholic Church for its opposition to homosexual adoption. While many city's residents agree with the Church's stand against homosexual adoption, the resolution stated "It is an insult to all San Franciscans when a foreign country, like the Vatican, meddles with and attempts to...
  • Novak: Starr's choice (Ken backs Miers; backed O'Connor in 1981

    10/15/2005 1:20:17 PM PDT · by Ol' Sparky · 10 replies · 366+ views
    Townhall ^ | 10/15/05 | Robert Novak
    STARR'S CHOICE In choosing Kenneth Starr to vouch for the social conservative credentials of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, Dr. James Dobson picked a man who 24 years ago as a Justice Department official did the same for Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Former Whitewater prosecutor Starr, now law school dean of Pepperdine University, appeared on conservative activist Dobson's radio program Wednesday. Starr called Miers "a very, very strong Christian [who] should be a source of great comfort and assistance to people in the households of faith around the country." In 1981, Starr advised President Ronald Reagan of O'Connor's pro-life stance...
  • Clinton launches withering attack on Bush on Iraq, Katrina, budget

    09/19/2005 12:57:23 PM PDT · by Hi Heels · 34 replies · 1,268+ views
    Mon Sep 19, 2:32 AM ET WASHINGTON (AFP) - Former US president Bill Clinton sharply criticised George W. Bush for the Iraq War and the handling of Hurricane Katrina, and voiced alarm at the swelling US budget deficit. ADVERTISEMENT Breaking with tradition under which US presidents mute criticisms of their successors, Clinton said the Bush administration had decided to invade Iraq "virtually alone and before UN inspections were completed, with no real urgency, no evidence that there were weapons of mass destruction." The Iraq war diverted US attention from the war on terrorism "and undermined the support that we might...
  • U.S. Out of New Orleans! [Sheehan Alert]

    09/16/2005 9:54:12 PM PDT · by conservativecorner · 70 replies · 2,082+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept.16, 2005 | JAMES TARANTO
    <p>Forgotten but not gone, mad mama Cindy Sheehan is still ranting away over at the Fluffington Toast in hope of defying Andy Warhol and scoring a 16th minute of fame. In her latest post, she declares, "George Bush needs to stop talking, admit the mistakes of his all around failed administration, pull our troops out of occupied New Orleans and Iraq, and excuse his self [sic] from power."</p>
  • Hillary Blasts Bush for 'Total Leadership Breakdown'

    09/13/2005 6:10:22 AM PDT · by kddid · 104 replies · 1,852+ views ^ | Sept. 13, 2005 |
    New York Sen. Hillary Clinton blasted the Bush White House on Monday for what she called a "total breakdown in leadership" after Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. Speaking at a Midtown Manhattan fundraiser for her 2006 reelection race, Clinton laced into Bush for the Katrina calamity, demanding to know, "How could we, as Americans, have let this happen?" The top Democrat also invoked Katrina to undermine Bush's image as a strong guardian of national security, saying the, "We've had four years to fix [our emergency response]" - a clear reference to the just-passed 9/11 anniversary. "There was a total breakdown...
  • Democrats Step Up Criticism of White House Response

    09/08/2005 4:08:05 AM PDT · by blackhedd · 45 replies · 975+ views
    New York Times ^ | Sep 8, 2005 | Adam Nagourney, Carl Hulse
    After 10 days of often uncertain responses to the Bush administration's management of Hurricane Katrina, Democratic leaders unleashed a burst of attacks on the White House on Wednesday, saying the wreckage in New Orleans raised doubts about the country's readiness to endure a terrorist attack and exposed ominous economic rifts that they said had worsened under five years of Republican rule. Democrats offered what was shaping up as the most concerted attack that they had mounted on the White House in the five years of the Bush presidency. snip The display of unity was striking for a party that has...
  • Seinfeld Liberals

    06/27/2005 7:58:15 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 209 replies · 5,039+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 6/26/05 | Ed Lasky
    Seinfeld was a television marvel. Perhaps the most successful situation comedy series of all time, it ran from 1989 to 1998, and has become an omnipresent aspect of our lives as it continually runs in syndication and lives on in best-selling DVD box sets, making fortunes in the hundred millions for both of its co-creators. But there is yet another facet of Seinfeld at which we can marvel: the cast of characters on the show weirdly foreshadowed the rise to prominence of a large component of the dominant urban liberal wing of the Democratic Party. With a nod to Brian...
  • Bush blasts Judge Greer as "vigilante;"Sorry, he said that about Minutemen. My bad.

    04/24/2005 8:51:48 AM PDT · by churchillbuff · 16 replies · 569+ views
    Ap 24 05 | churchillbuff
    The minutemen haven't broken any laws, haven't been arrested, haven't cruelly twisted the law to suit private agendas. So by definition they're not what Bush called them: "vigilantes." Probably most of them voted for Bush.I do wish he would show as much energy denouncing ACLU, Kennedy, the kill-Terri Schiavo crowd in Florida, as he showed in denouncing the minutemen. It's easy to denounce a group of patriots who the New York Times hates. It's hard to denounce liberal heroes of the politicallly correct crowd. I wish, for example, that he would take back the way he distanced himself from Tom...
  • The "ZotZot" United States of America

    12/06/2004 11:50:31 AM PST · by OneUSA · 229 replies · 3,942+ views
    “Registration and User Agreement Purpose: The Free Republic forum is intended for Conservative users who wish to have a serious discussion about political events, conservative principles and the elimination of government corruption and abuse. This is a news and information site not a chat room. Please stay on topic. Free Republic is a supporter of free speech on the Internet but we believe that along with the privilege of free speech comes the responsibility to respect the rights of others.” I post the paragraph above from the Free Republics Registration and User Agreement because it was what inspired me to...
  • Arafat's Medical Records Rule Out Poisoning

    11/22/2004 7:52:14 AM PST · by Convert from ECUSA · 5 replies · 367+ views
    Fox News Web Site ^ | November 22, 2004 | Associated Press
    Arafat's Medical Records Rule Out Poisoning Monday, November 22, 2004 PHOTOS VIDEO PHOTO ESSAYS Click image to enlarge Photo Essays: • Palestinians Mourn Arafat's Death • Yasser Arafat Dies STORIES BACKGROUND • Powell: U.S. Wants Palestinian Elections • Arafat's Widow Receives Medical Records • Israel Warms to Arafat's Successors • Palestinians Schedule Election for Jan. 9 • Palestinians Plan Vote Post Arafat • Palestinians Lay Arafat to Rest PARIS — Yasser Arafat's (search) medical records show no sign he was poisoned but are inconclusive as to the cause of his death, his nephew said Monday. At a news conference in...
  • Afghan warlord calls for 'jihad' against US

    11/21/2004 9:16:30 AM PST · by Ginifer · 29 replies · 1,851+ views ^ | November 21, 2004 | Agence France Presse
    Warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, who is wanted by Washington for terrorism, has distributed a video recording in southern Afghanistan, urging Afghans to wage jihad against America. In the 22-minute speech on a recording filled with graphic images of carnage and violence against Muslims in Indonesia, Palestine, Iraq and elsewhere, Hekmatyar makes a passionate call for holy war. "War in Afghanistan and Iraq is the second crusade war but the only difference is in the first crusade Italy was leading the war and this time it is America," Hekmatyar says on the CD. The video produced by the Abdullah Islamic and Jihadi...
  • Saudi vows to wipe out terror as BBC cameraman killed, reporter wounded

    06/07/2004 5:29:07 AM PDT · by kattracks · 11 replies · 157+ views
    RIYADH (AFP) - With an Irish cameraman shot dead and a British BBC reporter fighting for his life, Saudi Arabia redoubled a vow to fight Islamist extremists waging a war to chase Western "infidels" from the kingdom. Security correspondent Frank Gardner lay in a Riyadh hospital after an overnight operation, the British embassy said Monday. Suspected Islamic militants shot him and killed Simon Cumbers as they filmed early Sunday evening on a street in a slum area of southern Riyadh known as a hotbed of hardliners. "Frank is in a critical but stable condition in intensive care after surgery," an...
  • Rumsfeld apologizes for Iraq prison abuse

    05/07/2004 9:48:34 AM PDT · by yonif · 36 replies · 249+ views
    Haaretz ^ | May 07, 2004 | News Agencies
    WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld apologized at a congressional hearing on Friday for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners held by U.S. forces outside Baghdad. Some critics have called for Rumsfeld to resign for his handling of the prisoner-abuse scandal. Meanwhile, U.S. administrator L. Paul Bremer first heard of allegations that troops were mistreating Iraqi captives at Abu Ghraib prison in January, a spokesman said Friday, while the Red Cross claimed it had been warning of prisoner abuse since the very beginning of the U.S.-led invasion. "Ambassador Bremer was made aware of the charges relating to the humiliations in...
  • Are Democrats welcome here?

    05/06/2004 9:09:25 AM PDT · by joe_northrop · 302 replies · 846+ views
    Is anyone of the Democratic persuasion welcome here, or are you crazy Republicans going to kick me off? Do any of you know how freaking ridiculous things are getting with George Bush in office? Let's do the list: assaults the environment, rising unemployment, rising gas prices, rising hatred of us across the globe, a phony war with over 700 Americans dead, POW torture, overtime pay almost done away with.....the list goes on and on. It's CRAZY.

    05/01/2004 5:21:10 AM PDT · by Bad~Rodeo · 4 replies · 184+ views
    Bad Rodeo
    George Bush will defeat John F'ing Kerry by......53%-47%..
  • Do you hate vanities as much as I do? (Vanity)

    05/01/2004 2:19:59 PM PDT · by AmishDude · 85 replies · 411+ views
    I mean, who does stuff like that? Just ask an open-ended question in the title and ask everyone to comment, even though they don't know what it refers to?It drives me crazy
  • Free Republic Has Gone To The Birds.......

    05/01/2004 4:06:36 PM PDT · by chambley1 · 107 replies · 183+ views
    Let's see, all those requests to post pics of skinny Ann Coulter (perhaps from those lonely ones renting something akin to Ted Kasynski's cabin in Montana). Then there's caption this, and caption that. What value is there in this? In the interim, the Republic heads deeper into a liberal quagmire and an otherwise worthy conservative forum is slowly turning into a doormat for those with nothing better to do than to turn this arena into a circus. It's a shame.
  • Geography

    04/20/2004 1:17:18 PM PDT · by shaista · 95 replies · 334+ views
    Even though the sun is there why do the universe seems to be dark i.e. why there is no light in universe. After having asked this question how come the earth gets the light.
  • Is it time to begin cancelling Fox?

    04/12/2004 6:21:26 PM PDT · by Zechariah11 · 33 replies · 189+ views
    April 12, 2004 | Zechariah11
    Is anyone else considering cancelling FoxNews?

    04/10/2004 10:00:26 PM PDT · by earlyamerican · 15 replies · 159+ views
    4-11-04 | EARLYAMERICAN
  • Why we all know Omarosa is a liar.

    04/11/2004 5:19:16 PM PDT · by MOMMAMIA77 · 19 replies · 263+ views
    various local papers, internet and related news articles | April 11th 2004 | Michelle O.
    Right away on the show, whenever there was any conflict with anyone the first thing that Omarosa would say was "What's the matter, you cant handle a strong black woman?" or "You are just bothered/upset/angry/disagreeable/ because I am a strong black woman!" I think that this woman probably uses the race card for just about anything she can. Its very easy to "cry wolf" when it comes to the race card and racial slurs because no one really wants to challenge someone like that, no one wants to have the finger pointed at them.
  • Google Atrocity

    04/01/2004 11:47:50 AM PST · by jacaranda · 16 replies · 162+ views
    Google ^ | 4/1/04 | Jacaranda
    I was showed today by my coworkers that if you type -weapons of mass destruction-in google and hit I feel Lucky, you are directed to a site that is anti bush and makes a mockery of him and the WMD's. If you type -miserable failure- into the google line and hit Feeling Lucky, you are directed to the White House bio site on President Bush. Can someone please explain to me why this is allowed, and does Google openly accept this? It is an utter disgrace, and I am asking fellow freepers to ban using the google site.
  • 'Passion' not worth all the controversy

    03/03/2004 12:46:19 PM PST · by love n hate tattoo · 70 replies · 206+ views
    CNN ^ | March 2, 2004 | Nick Nunziata
    'Passion' not worth all the controversy By Nick Nunziata CNN Headline News Tuesday, March 2, 2004 Posted: 10:37 AM EST (1537 GMT) Maia Morgenstern as Mary and James Caviezel as Jesus in "The Passion of the Christ." (CNN) -- So much has been said about Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" that it seems a waste of text to further the discussion. It seems that the film is but an afterthought to the hype and implied controversy. You can't turn on a television, open a newspaper or search the woods for Sasquatch without hearing some mention of the recently...
  • Taking al Qaeda at it Own Word: Al-Qaeda planning February attack

    01/05/2004 11:58:54 AM PST · by quidnunc · 25 replies · 215+ views
    The Toronto Free Press ^ | January 5, 2003 | John Thompson
    The classic sci-fi author Robert Heinlein once observed that stupidity is a capital offence with its own specific punishments. If you don’t believe him, check out the Darwin Awards web-site — there is no shortage of stupid people who get what is coming to them. The real tragedy is when stupid people affect others around them. Right now, there are huge numbers of people with some very stupid observations about al Qaeda. Editorial letters and callers on talk shows accuse the U.S. of paranoia, of using sham threats to create a new police state or a new empire, or smugly...
  • Lemme tell ya how I really feel

    09/18/2003 11:09:59 AM PDT · by TomasUSMC · 19 replies · 247+ views
    9/11/03 | TomasUSMC
    Illegal Immigration. - Both parties allow it. Deporting is no use if we don't have borders to keep them out. Its like throwing someone out of the bank, but leaving the windows and doors wide open 24/7! When these Illegals get to America they pay some state and federal taxes AND the bigger companies who employ them (I personally saw - La Salsa Resturant chain- in California), sometimes pay federal payroll taxes. BUT, when these illegals need medical services, educational services or God forbid Law Enforcement guidance, these services are almost entirely born by the STATES. Thus, the federal Government...

    03/22/2003 7:04:44 PM PST · by restornu · 195 replies · 2,394+ views
    Hi I Am SmokeyWelcome to my establishment!
  • ZOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    02/02/2003 10:32:32 AM PST · by ccjaguar · 99 replies · 319+ views
    The Observer UK ^ | Sunday February 2, 2003 | Peter Beaumont
  • Your Attention, Please [Regarding Keywords]

    01/30/2003 1:01:30 PM PST · by Admin Moderator · 298 replies · 2,229+ views
    <p>Is this thing on? Plug in that cord over there. Yes that one. NO NOT INTO THAT PLUG yes that one. Thanks. Testing 1 2 3.</p> <p>Hi everyone. Your friendly neighborhood AM here.</p> <p>Keywords. You've seen them. You love them. Maybe you have even abused them.</p> <p>Please don't abuse keywords. There are children in China doing without keywords.</p> <p>1) Having who added what keyword be revealed at the whim of sadistic moderators, such as myself.</p>
  • I'm Sad for Our Nation [Truly]

    12/05/2002 5:51:08 AM PST · by damn proud liberal · 276 replies · 810+ views
    Jodie Teas
    <p>Tuesday, November 19, was truly [1] a black, black day for this nation and one I never dreamed would happen here.</p> <p>I remember vividly as a child watching Nikita Khrushchev standing at the UN beating his shoe against the podium and shouting that they (the then Soviet Union) would take us over without firing a shot. Little did we know or ever dream then that the Soviet Union would fall but that a truly [2] evil man from Texas and his equally evil regime from Cheney on down would take us over from within and that the Democrats would completely collapse before our eyes and help him do it. This truly [3] began with the stolen election of 2000.</p>
  • Revolutionary Islam’s [Modern Origins] (insightful?)

    09/27/2002 8:35:52 PM PDT · by VaBthang4 · 3 replies · 287+ views
    For a quarter of a century, a revolutionary movement has been spreading around the planet. While America's leaders were focused on Marxist revolutions and the Soviet Union, a radical new vision of Islam was surging through the Muslim world. It's full power was made bloodily manifest on September 11th. In Iran, where the revolution started and Egypt where Islamic radicals are brutally suppressed where does revolutionary Islam draw its strength, can what happened in Tehran happen in Cairo, and why is America perceived by Islamic radicals as the enemy? The story begins in 1979 in Iran. In that year, the...