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  • HE PUSHED FORWARD: Brave Garland Police Officer Advanced As He Brought Down Garland Terrorists(Pics)

    05/05/2015 8:50:33 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 199 replies
    Bearingarms.com ^ | 5-5-2015 | Bob Owens
    More details are beginning to emerge about the incompetent Islamic terrorist attack on a free speech event held by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) in Garland, Texas Sunday. Bearing Arms readers have asked for more details about how the actual shooting went down, and about the Garland police officer who used his duty sidearm to defeat two attackers armed with rifles within 15 seconds.Please keep in mind that we don’t have all the details about the attack, the individual officer’s response, or the exact steps law enforcement took once the attack began, and that even if we had that...
  • Red or Blue Quiz: Did a Republican or Democrat say that?

    04/28/2015 10:48:05 PM PDT · by bikingbill · 20 replies
    "When you have an efficient government, you have a dictatorship." Red or Blue?
  • Pearland ignores own law/Cruz couldn't care less about me/Then Mod Strikes me with ZOT

    04/24/2015 10:02:54 AM PDT · by CraigHenry · 145 replies
    Personal experience | 04/24/2015 | CraigHenry
    The City of Pearland, TX completely ignored its own code of ordinances in order to assess a fine against me over an animal I never owned. I proved my case in open court, but my evidence was ignored. I e-mailed Ted Cruz because he purports to be a champion of citizens' rights and principles. I asked for his help, but he couldn't even trouble himself to respond let alone offer any assistance. I guess he only supports individuals who can help fill his campaign coffers. Yessir, your tax dollars at work. Makes me proud to be a Texas conservative voter.
  • Arkansas House passes its own "religious freedom" bill

    03/31/2015 3:16:27 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 31, 2015 | By MADISON GRAY
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas House of Representatives passed a "religious freedom" bill similar to the controversial measure in Indiana. The bill now heads to Gov. Asa Hutchinson's desk for signing into law. Hutchinson said that he would approve the measure if it made it to his office, CBS News affiliate KTVH in Little Rock reported. The Arkansas version of the bill -- HB 1228 -- would prevent state and local governments from infringement on someone's religious beliefs unless there were a "compelling" reason. Like the Indiana law, opponents say it would foster discrimination against the gay and lesbian...
  • What the Constitution says about Ted Cruz--ZOT!

    03/31/2015 2:34:35 AM PDT · by aquapub · 60 replies
    Conservative Examiner ^ | 3/31/15 | Robert Moon
    The debate over Senator Ted Cruz's eligibility to run for president revolves around conflicting information from several key authorities on the Natural Born Citizen clause. The question is whether a person is a "natural born citizen" (as intended by Section 1 Article 2 of the Constitution) by merely being born inside the U.S. (the rule of jus soli, or 'rule of the soil'), or by being born in the U.S. with one or both parents also being American citizens...or by being born anywhere in the world to one or more parents who are U.S. citizens (the rule of jus sanguinis,...
  • Will Ted Cruz Make A Good President? [ZOT Magnet---ZAPPED!]

    03/24/2015 4:47:25 AM PDT · by LeoMcNeil · 219 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | March 24, 2015 | Leo McNeil
    I want to like Ted Cruz. He has all the right views from Obamacare to taxes to amnesty to Federal spending. Hes a gifted speaker, his speech yesterday was given without a teleprompter. He appeared genuine, frankly it appeared as though he had written the speech himself. The left hates Cruz, which of course makes him all the more likable. John McCain has called him a wacko bird, which again makes Cruz more likable. Anyone who annoys McCain must be good. Lost in the euphoria conservatives are having over Cruz is an objective look at whether Cruz will actually make...
  • Ted Cruz announcement **LIVE THREAD** (Twitter announcement set for around midnight)

    03/22/2015 6:32:50 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 709 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3-22-15 | Sen. Ted Cruz
    Here is the latest tweet: "Tonight around midnight there will be some news you wont want to miss. Stay tuned" Looks like Ted and crew are going to announce via social media ahead of the speech tomorrow at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. The covocation is typically at 10:00 AM but there is very little information on the Liberty Univ. website.
  • Scott Walker responds to Cruz prez announcement by bashing Jeb Bush!

    03/23/2015 2:00:49 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 127 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | March 22, 2015
    Now that its been confirmed that Ted Cruz is running for president, its time for everyone to weigh in, and Scott Walker was one of the first to be asked about the announcement on Fox News. Walker was very gracious to Ted Cruz, while jabbing at Jeb Bush yet again by saying we need a fresh face to combat Hillarys haggard decrepit visage. Watch.. [comments start at 6 minute mark] [full interview with Fox runs around 8:00] While Cruz will almost certainly get a bump for being the first candidate to declare his campaign, Walker is still ahead in the...
  • Enough Fighting: Time for Libertarians and Conservatives to Unite [retread zot]

    03/23/2015 7:54:24 AM PDT · by Kaled · 143 replies
    Raging Against The Rhetoric ^ | 03-18-2015 | Jackie Wellfonder
    Conservatives often find themselves at odds with the libertarian crowd. However, is that anger really warranted? As President Reagan once said, If you analyze it, I believe the very heart and soul of conservatism is libertarianism. True conservatives and libertarians, lets not pretend there arent fakers on both side, all agree on the fundamentals: limited government, personal responsibility, and economic freedom. Neither group wants the government interfering in our daily lives and telling us what we can and cannot do. Now there may be slight disagreements on how that plays out in the policy arena, but we should not allow...
  • Because I'm a [faux] Conservative I support the liberal platform ZOT!

    03/23/2015 6:44:37 AM PDT · by Kaled · 144 replies
    An Incredibly Minor Public Figure ^ | 03-15-2015 | Michael Charney
    Because I'm a Conservative, I believe in a strong separation of church and state. As Eliade wrote in The Sacred and the Profane, "the sacred always manifests itself as a reality of a wholly different order from 'natural' realities." We do a disservice to the truly sacred when we force it into Caesar's world. What is sacred to me is between myself and my Maker--and forcing that into the public square diminishes both of Us. Because I'm a Conservative, I care about the environment. Whether prompted by the Bible or by our own sense of morality (itself a part of...
  • Third Doctor Says Jahi McMath is Not Brain Dead, Family Wants Death Certificate Revoked

    02/16/2015 8:41:02 AM PST · by wagglebee · 65 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 2/16/15 | Wesley J. Smith
    According to a media report out of New Jersey, a third doctorthe others are Shewmon and Calixtohas signed a declaration stating Jahi McMath is not brain dead. The family attorney Chris Dolan says he will petition the California Secretary of State to rescind the death certificate. From the N.J.com story: Dolan provided NJ Advance Media with signed declarations from four doctors, including Charles J. Prestigiacomo, director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery at University Hospital in Newark and chair of the neurological surgery department at Rutgers, stating that McMath isnt brain dead.The brain structure evidenced in the MRI is not consistent...
  • Polyamorous Oakland family finds parenting easier with two moms and a dad

    03/12/2015 9:33:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 124 replies
    SF Gate ^ | March 11, 2015 | Amy Graff
    An Oakland family has found what they think is the key to a happy household: three parents. Two women named Melinda and Dani Phoenix and the man they both consider their husband, Jonathan Stein, are in a polyamorous relationship and parenting two babies together under the same roof. Melinda and Dani began their relationship as a lesbian couple and became domestic partners in 2010. A year later, Jonathan joined them as the third partner and the three married last summer in a ceremony that is not legally recognized. Now theyre sharing their story to raise awareness about polyamorous families and...
  • MAYBE THEY SHOULD DO THAT ZOT THING OR WHATEVER

    03/04/2015 1:06:02 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 27 replies
    03/04/15 | ME
    I almost shed a tear but it was the garlic.They haven't heard about the RACIST Nobel Prize Committee yet.
  • Question Ted Cruz should ask: Can a foreign-born American be president?

    02/24/2015 7:07:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 210 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | February 24, 2015 | Doyle McManus
    Sen. Ted Cruz is getting close to announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. The Texan is spending almost as much time in Iowa and New Hampshire as he does on Fox News; he's hired a staff and collected a long list of fiercely conservative supporters.. There's at least one hitch: Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, in the Canadian province of Alberta. His mother was a U.S. citizen, born in Delaware; his father, a Cuban refugee working in Canada's oil fields. Thanks to his mother, Cruz was a U.S. citizen at birth. But that doesn't clear up a...
  • The Most Surprising Gay Marriage Poll We've Seen In A While [retread zot]

    02/18/2015 3:41:54 PM PST · by Dalek · 87 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/17/15 | Aaron Blake
    Everyone wants to know whether Jeb Bush can survive his support for Common Core and comprehensive immigration reform in today's Republican Party. One deal-breaker that might surprise people, though: His opposition to gay marriage. NBC News and Marist College are out with a batch of new 2016 primary polls. And as you might expect, Common Core, immigration reform, belief in man-made climate change and support for raising taxes on the wealthy are among those with the potential to alienate lots of conservatives. But according to the polls, so does opposition to gay marriage--an issue on which Bush agrees with basically...
  • The Vatican Conspiracy Its Real

    02/11/2015 7:41:16 PM PST · by purcre · 117 replies
    Gloria tv ^ | 12/2/2015 | pucre
    The Vatican Conspiracy now happening shows the true nature of what and how people in this church are treated. A second shroud has been discovered in the Veronica Veil held at St Peters and they are refusing to tell their people and the world.
  • HOW TO REACH DR ZOT

    02/10/2015 2:46:44 AM PST · by spellcasting · 41 replies
    <p>Gosh! My life entirely changed since I met Dr obodo by chance on internet! All my dreams has been turning to real, it's unbelievable! My wife came back to me two months after and... she changed! She loves me again, like the first day! Thanx again for all, my friend, and I am glad to hear news from you soon!</p>
  • 13 Beautiful Non-White Depictions of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    01/10/2015 10:10:54 AM PST · by millegan · 45 replies
    ChurchPOP ^ | 2015 | ChurchPOP
    The Blessed Virgin Mary was thoroughly Jewish. Different cultures and ethnicities have often portrayed her, Jesus, and others from the Bible as being from their group. Since Christianity for many centuries was based largely in Europe, these important characters of salvation history have often been depicted as white Europeans. Which is fine! But other cultures have also depicted them according to their own appearances. Here are 13 beautiful non-white European depictions of the Blessed Virgin Mary:
  • Amazing picture of brothers with hair on end minutes before they were hit by Lightening

    01/11/2015 5:22:14 PM PST · by Coleus · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 30, 2013
    This frightening picture of two brothers with their hair on end was snapped just minutes before they were struck by lightning at Moro Rock, California, leaving the younger boy with third-degree burns and another man dead. Electrical charges in the atmosphere just before a strike can lift hair into the air, providing nature's last warning of a bolt from the blue.These boys, 18 and 12, didn't know that, and the image has spread rapidly across the web this month. The story behind the classic 1975 picture has come to light on the blog of Michael McQuilken, the teenager on the...
  • What is the full name of JohnWK ZOT?!

    01/02/2015 6:41:24 AM PST · by marieswood1 · 65 replies
    A response to Rob Natelsons Article V Constitutional Convention speculations 9-1-2013 | johnwk Posted on 9/3/2013, 5:31:15 PM by JOHN W K
  • Marco Rubio Goes Full Nutjob on Cuba Announcement [Zot!]

    12/18/2014 9:14:32 AM PST · by LibertarianTreehugger · 193 replies
    Liberty Briefing ^ | 12/18/2014 | Jeff Siegel
    On the rare occasion I find myself in agreement with President Obama, I get nervous. It just feels like a setup. Like someone's going to pull the rug out from under me at any moment. But right now, I have to admit, I was very pleased to hear the news that the U.S. and Cuba are moving to normalize relations.
  • Does Mark Wahlberg want a 'white privilege' pardon?

    12/12/2014 2:33:25 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 51 replies
    bbc opinion ^ | 12-11-2014
    According to court records, in 1988 a 16-year-old Mr Wahlberg brutally attacked a Vietnamese man named Thanh Lam with a stick while spewing racial epithets and knocking him unconscious. Seeing police, Mr Wahlberg fled and found Hoa Trinh, another Vietnamese man. He put his hand around Mr Trinh's shoulder and asked the man to help him hide. After the police cars had passed, Mr Wahlberg punched Mr Trinh in the eye, permanently blinding him. According to the police report, during his arrest the future actor used several anti-Asian slurs. He served 45 days of a three-month sentence, all while maintaining...
  • Divorce spells love spells marriage spells binding spells ZOT spells

    11/27/2014 1:49:12 AM PST · by lobowa · 29 replies
    love spells | 27.11.2014
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  • What ever happened to the good old Sunday Evening ZOTS?

    11/23/2014 8:13:08 PM PST · by PROCON · 141 replies
    don't zot me bro | Nov. 23, 2014 | Vanity
    As a relative n00b, I remember when I first signed up on FR and being careful not to post anything at first for fear of ***SOB*** FReeper ridicule, that most every Sunday evening, some DUer or other troll would post some stupid, provocative thread just to piss FReepers off.The retaliation by FReepers was immediate and relentless. The troll was soundly over-powered by logic and facts that completely destroyed their point.The Viking kitties emerged and the trolls were soundly zotted into oblivion.Anyhoo, I haven't seen a good, Sunday evening ZOT in awhile. Do you have any favorite ZOTS that you remember?
  • Obama is a complete failure [Communist Noobie Teases with Title Then Flops, Fails & Gets Zotted]

    11/22/2014 9:42:25 PM PST · by Christopher C Communist · 155 replies
    Hi. My name is Chris. I'm posting to state how angry I am at Obama. He has failed to deliver. It proves my point that there's no difference between the democrats and republicans. Here are some of the reasons. Obama gave a temporary reprieve to just 5 million. All 12 million undocumented immigrants deserve full US citizenship. Obama has failed to stop Keystone and has done little for the environment and to stop global warming. He may as well be a republican. He's failed to ban guns. He's essentially for the entire NRA agenda. He's done nothing to stop the...
  • Elderly Florida man fined again for feeding homeless

    11/08/2014 4:31:25 PM PST · by Mortimer St. Hubbins · 180 replies
    WORLD Mag ^ | November 6, 2014 | Leigh Jones
    Do-good fine. Police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., again cited a 90-year-old man for feeding the homeless in a public park, in violation of a city ordinance. Arnold Abbott, who runs a ministry called Love Thy Neighbor Inc., was first cited on Sunday along with two pastors working with him. They face up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine. Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler said the ordinance is not designed to punish the homeless or those who serve them but to balance the needs of all the citys residents. Abbott, who has been working with the homeless for...
  • A mass sterilization exercise: Kenyan doctors find anti-fertility agent in UN tetanus vaccine

    11/07/2014 9:16:21 AM PST · by wagglebee · 157 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/6/14 | Steve Weatherbe
    Kenyas Catholic bishops are charging two United Nations organizations with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus inoculation program sponsored by the Kenyan government. According to a statement released Tuesday by the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, the organization has found an antigen that causes miscarriages in a vaccine being administered to 2.3 million girls and women by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Priests throughout Kenya reportedly are advising their congregations to refuse the vaccine. We sent six samples from around Kenya to laboratories in South Africa. They tested positive for the HCG antigen, Dr. Muhame...
  • Repudiation [GOP should stop "going gay"!]

    11/05/2014 9:58:55 AM PST · by Yashcheritsiy · 392 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05 Nov 2014 | Tim Dunkin
    To begin with, this election was, generally speaking, a rejection of the notion being advanced by many in the establishment wing of the Party that the Republicans needs to move to the Left on social issues like abortion and gay marriage. Earlier this year, GOP establishment leaders like Kevin McCarthy and Paul Ryan announced their plan to begin trying to recruit Young Gun candidates socially liberal, and often homosexual, candidates to run under the Republican banner in an effort to broaden the appeal of the Party, especially to younger, socially liberal voters. John Boehner backed this effort, throwing money...
  • Baaaaaaaa ! The Sheeple Have Spoken !

    11/05/2014 8:09:58 AM PST · by PieterCasparzen · 32 replies
    Vanity | 11/5/2014 | Self
    And the financial elites, having a good laugh at the sheeple's expense, marvel at how gullible the sheeple are. Wakey-wakey time, sheeple. The plan to disarm you and continue "culling" from the flock to keep the "population down" continues... The process of stuffing many of you full of heroin continues on a global scale... with the "masters" profiting all the way... The immorality push continues... The government spending continues, adding to the tax burden on the widdew sheeple that work, and enriching their masters... Consumer price increases continue to squeeze the sheeple... Work continues to move overseas, squeezing the sheeples'...
  • Assisted Suicide - Why Oppose It? [Assisted ZOT**Why Oppose it?]

    11/03/2014 6:36:33 PM PST · by Sumner Worden · 160 replies
    Hello, everyone. I'm new to Free Republic and I'm looking forward to the discussions. There has been a good amount of coverage regarding Brittany Maynard's assisted suicide, and even more opinions thrown all over news websites and social media. After reading through a number of responses, I still didn't find the argument for the opposition of assisted suicide very clear. I understand that most Christians would be opposed to the act purely for religious reasons, but do those who oppose assisted suicide have any valid reasons without appealing to religious doctrine?
  • Nurse Kaci Hickox says she won't obey Maine's Ebola quarantine: I wont be 'bullied by politicians'

    10/29/2014 3:35:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 115 replies
    NBC News' Today Show ^ | October 29, 2014 | Eun Kyung Kim
    Nurse Kaci Hickox who remains symptom-free after spending three days in a New Jersey isolation tent after flying home from Ebola-stricken West Africa remains under quarantine at home in Maine, but for only another day, she tells TODAY's Matt Lauer. I dont plan on sticking to the guidelines. I remain appalled by these home quarantine policies that have been forced upon me, even though I am in perfectly good health and feeling strong and have been this entire time completely symptom free, said Hickox, who wouldnt emerge from Maines 21-day voluntary quarantine until Nov. 10. I truly believe...
  • Vanity thread. Why I voted for Obama (ZOT!)

    10/28/2014 5:51:47 PM PDT · by uvw · 84 replies
    John McCain is a loser who's a loser at life. His policies are wrong and he has an awful personality. This is why I voted for Obama.
  • Why Republicans Could Have A Pro-Gay Marriage Presidential Candidate In 2016 ZOT!

    10/21/2014 8:11:17 AM PDT · by e-gadfly · 160 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2014-10-14 | Alex Lundry
    The Supreme Courts recent decision not to take up challenges to state amendments banning same-sex marriage has had two significant effects it has expanded marriage to 30 states and reignited the political conversation around marriage equality in the 2014 midterms. Since 2011, I have worked with Project Right Side to help Republican leaders navigate a radically changing electorate on the freedom to marry. While public acceptance of marriage equality has steadily increased, this moment may ultimately be looked upon as the point where Republican opposition to marriage equality began to fall in earnest. According to a recent poll of...
  • NASA Worker Sees Men Walk Over To Viking Lander On Mars (Viking ... Kitties... Zot...Too Easy)

    Jackie stated that she used to work at NASA and handled the down-linked telemetry, back in 1979. States that one night, while watching the live feed coming from the Viking Rover on Mars, that she saw two men in suits, along with some colleagues, stroll in from the horizon, and then proceeded to walk over to the Viking Lander.
  • On race, America has far to go. Ferguson won't be the last flash point

    08/17/2014 3:19:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 270 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | August 16, 2014 | Farai Chideya
    The events in Missouri spring from America's deeply embedded segregation and black economic deprivation. I spent my very early years in New York, living a very multiracial Sesame Street life, a big swinging bellbottom of a childhood. And then our family moved to Baltimore and the iron curtain of the "colour line" fell. I felt that I had moved from the 1970s through a time warp where black and white were the only two colours and never the twain shall socially meet. I grew to understand what the 50s were actually like in Baltimore, when my mother, for example, was...
  • I'm amazed at the ignorance of FReepers [the stupid, it BURNS]

    10/02/2014 3:48:47 PM PDT · by StraysDaddy · 388 replies
    self
    We have been seeing America go to the "dogs" for 6 years now and still some "brain dead" fools cling to the idea that they will stay home rather than vote for a "Pubbie" that they deem a RINO.
  • Is FreeRepublic Pro Harry Reid?

    09/17/2014 4:36:52 PM PDT · by Kansas58 · 915 replies
    Vanity | 9/17/2014 | Vanity
    A very disturbing number of Freepers are openly advocating, on Free Republic threads, for the defeat of Senator Pat Roberts and other good Conservative Republicans. Greg Orman, in Kansas, is a pro abortion, anti gun, tax and spend Liberal Democrat who has given tens of thousands of dollars to Obama and Pelosi and the Democrat Party and Harry Reid. I am called an "idiot" for supporting Roberts. However, I think that those on Free Republic who support Harry Reid and Greg Orman should be ZOTTED, kicked off the site. I have had enough of there hate filled, vindictive, misguided trash.
  • OReillys Response to State Department Smear is LEGENDARY [WATCH]

    09/09/2014 3:51:51 PM PDT · by SentinelOfLiberty · 116 replies
    The Sentinel of Liberty ^ | 09/09/2014 | Michael Cantrell
    Who doesnt love Bill OReilly? Hes witty, charming, sarcastic, and has just a little bit of that pompousness that makes the guy borderline adorable, in a non-homo kind of way. He also tells-it-like-it-is, and hes pretty darn good at it. Unfortunately, these characteristics are not fully appreciated by State Department spokesperson Marie Barf Harf, who has been taking every opportunity she can to throw the conservative powerhouse under the bus for criticizing one of her female colleagues, a move she labeled sexist. Of course, its pretty dang hard to take any claim of sexism or racism serious from a liberal,...
  • ZOT Offer From A Private Lender

    09/07/2014 3:27:59 PM PDT · by Rashid Ibrahim · 2,147 replies
  • VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die

    08/25/2014 9:48:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 108 replies
    Townhall ^ | 8/25/14 | ap
    WASHINGTON (AP) The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system in which veterans waited months for appointments while employees falsified records to cover up the delays. Revelations that as many as 40 veterans died while awaiting care at the Phoenix VA hospital rocked the agency last spring, bringing to light scheduling problems and allegations of misconduct at other hospitals as well. The scandal led to the resignation of former VA Secretary...
  • The United States is a moderate nation [ZOT!]

    08/24/2014 6:55:42 PM PDT · by C43 · 116 replies
    Why do we keep electing extremists in the primaries? Obama is 100 percent liberal and McCain and Romney are 100 percent conservative. Most Americans are near 50/50. I'm hoping in 2016 moderates instead of extremists are nominated. People can't just be divided up into liberal and conservative. Most are in between. One person might be pro life but pro gay marriage. Another might be anti gun but anti tax. Very very very few are liberal or conservative on everything yet most elected officials are. Why?
  • The NRA's Top Lawyer Was Once Convicted Of Murder (ZOT!)

    07/30/2014 7:49:34 AM PDT · by PlasticMan · 100 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7/29/14 | Pamela Engel
    The National Rifle Association's top lawyer, who has been instrumental in shaping gun policy in the U.S., was once convicted of murdering a woman in Indiana.... Robert J. Dowlut, general counsel for the NRA, reportedly admitted to police in 1963 that he killed his girlfriend's mother. He was 17 years old at the time. Dowlut reportedly led police to the graveyard where he buried the gun and also copped to attempting to rob a pawnshop the same night as the killing. Bullets from the gun Dowlut unearthed at the graveyard matched those found at the site of Anna Marie Yocum's...
  • The Actual Political Spectrum

    04/21/2014 11:09:02 AM PDT · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 71 replies
    LeighPatrick.com ^ | April 21, 2014 | LP Sullivan
    We all are familiar with the political spectrum, that hypothetical horizontal line on which we find our point our personal political ideology. The principle is basic: left is liberal, right is conservative. But while the standard spectrum is still valid as a foundation, in reality it isnt a flat line at all.
  • Best Lightning Storms in Pictures

    07/19/2014 1:57:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    Metro UK ^ | Friday 18 Jul 2014
    After thunder bolts and lighting overnight over the UK , we bring you some spectacular images of lighting storms .
  • 15 Reasons Why the Pro-Life Movement is Winning on Abortion

    07/16/2014 9:01:31 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 131 replies
    Life News ^ | 7/16/14 | Jill Stanek
    On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade in January 2013, Time magazine published a surprising and iconic cover story about how the pro-choice side has been losing ever since it thought it won in 1973. The reasons Time listed were spot on: Pro-life lawsPublic sentimentPro-abortion generational in-fightingPlaying defense (defending the status quo)ScienceStigmaAging abortionists Indeed, abortion advocates have been in an admitted state of panic for quite some time over building pro-life momentum.But within the past several days two abortion advocates have separately admitted their side is losing Its not just Hobby Lobby: the pro-life movement is...
  • Heroes and zeroes and Zots

    07/12/2014 7:49:29 PM PDT · by burgereater · 299 replies
    The heroes and zeroes of the presidential elections I've voted in. Heroes: Reagan, Bush Sr, Dole, Bush Jr, McCain, Romney Zeroes: Carter, Mondale, Dukakis, Clinton, Gore, Kerry, Obama The pattern is obvious! Hoping and praying that it goes republican in 2016. I've not just voted for but campaigned for every hero on the entire list!
  • Tagger, 42, Found Dead on Subway Tracks

    07/05/2014 2:32:07 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 52 replies
    nbc ny ^ | 7-5-2014
    Police are investigating the death of a graffiti artist who was found dead next to the third rail in a Brooklyn subway station. Police say Saturday Jason Wulf was found by MTA workers just after 9 p.m. Wednesday at a station on the R line in the borough's Sunset Park neighborhood. The New York Post says the 42-year-old Queens man was known by the tag "DG" and had been leaving his mark on subway cars and buildings since the mid-1980s. An online fundraising site has received $10,000 in donations to pay for funeral costs.
  • End the McDaniel Kook-Fest (concern troll zot fest is just getting started)

    07/02/2014 6:13:19 AM PDT · by koanhead · 335 replies
    The Neshoba Democrat ^ | 7/1/14 | Editorial
    Conservatism in Mississippi faces a rocky and critically defining period ahead after the GOP Senate primary bloodbath. There are many good people - red, yellow, black and white, tea party and establishment - in Mississippi who are concerned about better public policy that will involve, among other things, - and most importantly - smaller, limited government. If anybody can bring us together, Thad can. He's spent his entire career building and tending relationships like a master rose gardener. But the party must step up, too. The next six years will shape the future of America, and Mississippi needs to be...
  • McDaniel Voted as Democrat [troll turned into fried ranch dressing]

    06/28/2014 3:38:13 AM PDT · by OldRanchHand · 266 replies
    Mississippi Conservatives PAC ^ | Nov. 13, 2013 | Associated Press
    RINO Republican In Name Only is a term used to describe people who are not truly Republican, they just run as a Republican on the ballot to get elected. Is Chris McDaniel a RINO? He claims he is a lifelong Republican, but He voted in the Democratic Primary Records show conservative Republican U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel voted as a Democrat in the 2003 state primary. Associated Press 11/13/2013 Chris McDaniel denied it. But, McDaniels campaign spokesman Keith Plunkett said it is possible McDaniel voted in the 2003 Democratic primary. Mississippis Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann confirms it:...
  • Havent paid a credit card for 6 months? [troll aka foolynyah zotted]

    06/15/2014 12:50:54 AM PDT · by pansgold · 259 replies
    VI / XV / MMXIV | pansgold
    This advice is worth what you paid for it. You see, after 90 days of not paying on a credit card, the bank charges it off and sells the debt along with hundreds or thousands of others to a collection agency for 1/100th of the value of the original debt. The debt buyer then tries to collect from the debtor and they keep all the money they can collect. They will take you to court and try and garnish your wages for 6 to 8 or 12 years. Thats when you ask the court to force the new debt holder...