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  • Kerry Trashes Bush in Baghdad

    01/06/2005 8:49:58 AM PST · by Carl/NewsMax · 399 replies · 16,045+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | Jan. 6, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    Visiting with U.S. troops in Baghdad on Thursday, failed presidential candidate John Kerry trashed Commander-in-chief George Bush for making "horrendous judgments" and "unbelievable blunders" that have undermined the war effort. In a series of demoralizing comments first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, the defeated Democrat griped, "What is sad about what's happening here now is that so much of it is a process of catching up from the enormous miscalculations and wrong judgments made in the beginning." Kerry said that because of the Bush administration's mistakes, "the job has been made enormously harder." Among the errors cited by the...
  • Pray for Our Sons and Daughters, the Iraqi insurgents (ZOT!)

    12/18/2004 6:56:12 AM PST · by Toby03 · 125 replies · 2,394+ views
    Life | 12/18/04 | Toby03
  • China Bans Nike Commercial as Insult to National Dignity

    12/06/2004 12:32:36 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 23 replies · 842+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 6, 2004 | Audra Ang
    BEIJING (AP) - China has banned a Nike television commercial showing U.S. basketball star LeBron James in a battle with an animated cartoon kung fu master, saying the ad insults Chinese national dignity. The commercial, titled "Chamber of Fear," was broadcast on local Chinese stations and on state television's national sports channel before being pulled last month. It shows James, the Cleveland Cavaliers' reigning NBA rookie of the year, in a video game-style setting defeating the kung fu master, two women in traditional Chinese attire and a pair of dragons, considered a sacred symbol in traditional Chinese culture. The advertisement...
  • PLEASE! STOP POSTING SAME MESSAGE ON ALL BOARDS!

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of FreeRepublic.com's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • There Are Lessons In Unit’s Disobedience (go directly to jail, do not pass go, no 200.00)

    10/27/2004 8:36:47 AM PDT · by Former Military Chick · 13 replies · 802+ views
    Colorado Springs Gazette ^ | October 27, 2004 | Ralf W. Zimmermann
    It came as a shock to me when a U.S. truck platoon of the 343rd Quartermaster Company refused orders to hit the road and deliver essential supplies to their comrades. Their reason: the trucks weren’t adequately maintained and the unit didn’t have adequate escort protection for the mission. As the 18-member Army Reserve platoon was placed under arrest for their refusal of a “suicide” mission, the Army rapidly shifted to damage control mode — “It’s an isolated incident . . . we’re investigating . . . the goods have been delivered.” The initial press positions differed. The reports reiterated that...
  • Clermont Yellow Ribbon = A MUST SEE!!!

    09/15/2004 4:16:51 PM PDT · by gortklattu · 25 replies · 1,331+ views
    Clermont Yellow Ribbon ^ | unknown | Clermont
    A video that requires Flash Player. Have your sound on and the hankie ready. http://clermontyellowribbon.com/untilthenflash.htm
  • NASCAR changes rules to promote green-flag finishes ("Latest" rule change .. for now)

    07/16/2004 10:45:34 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 46 replies · 976+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 7/15/04 | Mike Harris - AP
    Yellow-flag finishes are all but finished in NASCAR. The sanctioning body said Thursday it will go to a green-white-checkered format, hoping all Nextel Cup and Busch series events will end with the cars racing. The new rule will take effect with the races July 24-25 at New Hampshire International Speedway. The truck series already has the rule in place. ``The green-white-checkered format is an attempt to achieve everyone's goals -- a green-flag finish,'' NASCAR president Mike Helton said. ``This change, hopefully, will provide competitive finishes in the relatively rare occasions it is warranted. ``This format has been successful in the...
  • Yellowcake: Joe Wilson Skating on Thin Ice

    07/14/2004 1:48:51 PM PDT · by stevejackson · 17 replies · 1,831+ views
    www.netwmd.com ^ | 7/14/2004 | Andrew Jaffee
    Yellowcake: Joe Wilson Skating on Thin Ice By Andrew L. Jaffee, July 14, 2004 Home   Search   Forum   Terms Remember President Bush’s State of the Union Address in 2003? During his speech, Bush spoke of Iraqi attempts to buy uranium oxide -- now infamously known as “yellowcake” -- from Niger. The President’s assertion about a Nigerian uranium connection was attributed to British, not American, intelligence. Now, do you remember Joseph C. Wilson IV, the one-time CIA operative in Niger? He told the Washington Post that President Bush ignored his warning that it was “highly unlikely” that Iraq tried to buy yellowcake from Niger....
  • Manila to Withdraw from Iraq 'As Soon as Possible' (“In response to your request…”)

    07/12/2004 2:30:46 PM PDT · by dead · 127 replies · 4,302+ views
    DUBAI (Reuters) - The Philippines will withdraw its forces from Iraq (news - web sites) "as soon as possible," Philippine Deputy Foreign Minister Rafael Seguis said on Monday in a statement he read out on al Jazeera television. "In response to your request, the Philippines ... will withdraw its humanitarian forces as soon as possible," Seguis said according to al Jazeera's Arabic translation of his remarks. His statement was addressed to the group which is holding a Filipino driver hostage.
  • Spain rules out participation in NATO role in Iraq

    06/28/2004 9:34:45 AM PDT · by ellery · 23 replies · 182+ views
    AFP via Spacewar ^ | Jun 28, 2004
    ISTANBUL (AFP) NATO-member Spain on Monday ruled out playing any role in Iraq, just hours after the alliance promised to help train the Iraqi army to calm the violence-wracked country. "The Spanish government does not foreseee any participation in the process under way in Iraq, and in no circumstances any participation on Iraqi territory," Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero told reporters here. He was replying to a question on whether Spain would help train the fledgling Iraqi army. Spain last month completed the withdrawal of its 1,400-strong military contingent in Iraq, fulfilling a pledge by the Socialist prime minister...
  • Jade Bear-Dragons Corroborate Yellow Emperor Legend

    05/08/2004 6:24:41 PM PDT · by blam · 13 replies · 655+ views
    China.orgcn ^ | 5-8-2004 | Shao Da
    Jade Bear-Dragons Corroborate Yellow Emperor Legend For centuries Huangdi (the Yellow Emperor), legendary ruler and ancestor, lived only in the hearts and minds of the Chinese people and in the words of legends written down in antiquity. But in recent years, intriguing new clues have been emerging from the Neolithic Hongshan Culture. Over 5,000 years ago this was to be found in today's Liaoning Province and Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Hongshan is world-famous for its many jade artifacts. Among these, it is the so-called bear-dragons unearthed in recent years that have provided the first hard archaeological evidence to add credence...
  • These Colors Don't Run

    03/16/2004 9:18:43 PM PST · by Registered · 26 replies · 825+ views
    Registered ^ | 03-17-04 | Registered-blanknoone
  • Official Portrait of the New Prime Minister of Spain Released

    03/15/2004 8:56:30 AM PST · by Registered · 62 replies · 786+ views
    RegisteredMedia ^ | 03.15.2004 | Registered
  • Spanish to Leave Iraq Unless UN Gives Backing (Spain has drawn the burqa on their butt)

    03/15/2004 3:39:06 AM PST · by twntaipan · 44 replies · 177+ views
    Bloomberg.com ^ | March 15, 2004
    <p>March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Spain's 1,300 soldiers in the U.S.- led coalition in Iraq will be withdrawn unless there is a United Nations mandate requesting their presence, Prime Minister-elect Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said today.</p> <p>He said the Spanish troops would leave Iraq by the coalition's June 30 deadline for the handover of power to Iraqis.</p>
  • First French Troops Surrender In Haiti

    03/02/2004 4:25:53 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 25 replies · 290+ views
    First French Troops Surrender In Haiti - March 1st 2004 After spending at least five minutes in action in Haiti, it has been reported that the first group of French troops have surrendered, when an elderly local woman approached them in an “almost menacing manner.” It is believed they are currently being held hostage, having to endure stories about how much life was better in the old days, and being force fed home cooked cakes. The French Government has so far been unable to contact the woman holding their troops, but insists it will use only their bravest diplomats to...
  • Ohio state law requires people convicted of DUI to use yellow and scarlet license plates

    02/02/2004 4:22:29 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies · 4,556+ views
    Cincinnati Post ^ | 12/31/03 | Jeanne Houck
    By Jeanne Houck Post staff reporter Impaired drivers in Ohio face a new humiliation. Beginning at midnight, a new state law goes into effect that requires people convicted of operating a vehicle under the influence -- even first-time offenders -- to use yellow and scarlet license plates if they are given driving privileges.
  • Canary-colored undies just fly out of the store

    12/30/2003 7:11:07 AM PST · by putupon · 8 replies · 231+ views
    Richmond Times Dispatch ^ | Dec 30, 2003 | CLOE CABRERA
    <p>TAMPA, Fla. In the days leading up to the new year, Lina Pardo can't keep canary-colored underwear in stock at her lingerie business.</p> <p>Even though the Colombian-born vendor ordered an extra shipment of yellow panties and bras, boxers and briefs, she's already sold out.</p>
  • The largest gathering of self-indulged, complete cowardice I have ever seen.

    11/04/2003 7:45:05 PM PST · by Michael Barnes · 12 replies · 201+ views
    Fark.com ^ | today | none
    This thread has to be by far the largest nesting of complete wimps I have yet to uncover. I know Fark has a right leaning tendancy, but you should hear all the brave souls on this thread getting ready to hop ship.Quite honestly, I hope they do, I would shudder to think that even half of them would serve in my beloved Armed Service.
  • Does yellow make the man? A Eugene fashion victim seeks sartorial enlightenment

    09/24/2003 3:08:35 PM PDT · by bicycle thug · 2 replies · 332+ views
    registerguard.com ^ | September 24, 2003 | by Lewis Taylor
    Seems like yellow is everywhere these days. New York fashionistas have dubbed it one of the new colors to watch for, cyclist Lance Armstrong wore the yellow leader's jersey (the maillot jaune) throughout most of the Tour de France this summer and the nation's terror alert level is currently at ... you guessed it, yellow. Oh yeah, and then there's the University of Oregon football team, which has apparently been listening to Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger and all the other designers who are predicting a yellow invasion come spring. Not only has the team wheeled out a new "lightning" yellow...
  • (TX Dem) Senators say some losing money, some missing family while away(at $159/night Marriott)

    07/30/2003 4:31:47 PM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 78 replies · 408+ views
    Fort Worth Startlegram/Les Miserables ^ | 7/30/03 | The usual liars at the AP
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Texas Democratic senators who fled to New Mexico to block a GOP-pushed redistricting bill said Wednesday their self-imposed exile carries financial and personal costs. Each of the 11 senators is paying for his or her stay in Albuquerque, said Sen. Leticia Van de Putte of San Antonio, chairwoman of the Senate Democratic Caucus. The senators can use their own money or their campaign office holder accounts to pay for the trip. If they use their campaign accounts, their spending will be a matter of public record, Van de Putte said. "I've got three kids in college....