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  • In Tense Meeting, Trump Officials Debate How to Process Migrant Families

    06/23/2018 10:38:20 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    NYT ^ | June 22, 2018 | Michael D. Shear, Ron Nixon and Katie Benner
    Tense arguments broke out at the White House over the past two days as top government officials clashed over how to carry out President Trump’s executive order on keeping together immigrant families at the Mexican border, according to four people familiar with the meetings. The disputes started Thursday night. They continued Friday as Kevin K. McAleenan, the commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, returned to the White House to question how his agency was supposed to detain parents and children together when the law requires that children not be held indefinitely in jail. The bureaucratic battles threatened to undermine Mr....
  • Tom Arnold claims to have unreleased 'tapes' of Trump

    06/22/2018 7:12:45 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/22/18 | John Bowden
    Actor and comedian Tom Arnold claimed in an interview on Friday to have unreleased recordings of President Trump similar to the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape released during the 2016 election. In an interview with CNN, the actor was asked directly by CNN's Poppy Harlow whether he had "any tapes of the president that the public is not already aware of." "Yes," Arnold responded. Asked whether the unreleased recordings related to Trump's time as host and executive producer of NBC's "The Apprentice," Arnold replied, "We have a lot of things." In an earlier interview with NBC News, Arnold had said of...
  • Pollsters: Dems will take back House (video)

    06/22/2018 3:18:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 85 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/22/2018 | The Hill
    A panel of pollsters is predicting that Democrats will win back 23 seats in this year’s midterm elections, enough to win back the house majority. Hill.TV’s “What America’s Thinking” canvassed its panel of pollsters on how many seats Democrats will gain. The average answer for the first-ever Poll of Pollsters was 23 seats, the show announced Friday. That’s exactly the number that Democrats need to flip control of the chamber from Republicans. (What a coincidence) “I feel like if 2016 taught us nothing, it is we should not make predictions. So I’m doing this under duress I’ll have you know,”...
  • George Will: Vote against GOP in midterms

    06/22/2018 2:57:01 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 160 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/22/18 | Justin Wise
    Conservative columnist George Will is making the argument to vote against Republicans in the upcoming midterm elections. In a piece published Friday in the Washington Post, Will says that President Trump's "zero tolerance" policy at the border was "the most telegenic example of misrule" and it provided “fresh if redundant evidence for the principle by which” independents and moderate Republicans should vote. That principle he says is that the number of Republicans in office must be “substantially reduced.” "The principle: The congressional Republican caucuses must be substantially reduced. So substantially that their remnants, reduced to minorities, will be stripped of...
  • The Founding Fathers Were Anti-War, but Pro-ZOT!

    06/14/2011 3:32:13 PM PDT · by Tom Mullen · 59 replies ^ | 6/12/2011 | Tom Mullen
    The 2012 presidential election cycle is underway. With the Democratic candidate a foregone conclusion, there is not much uncertainty about where the Democratic Party is going. For better or worse, Democrats will likely continue to “dance with who brung them,” meaning Barack Obama and his brand of 21st century liberalism. Not so on the Republican side. After historic defeats and victories in the past two elections, respectively, the Republican Party has yet to define itself for the future. It must come to grips with the fact that its miraculous comeback in 2010, after crushing defeats in the presidential and congressional...
  • America’s Armageddonites (ZOT!!! Armageddon arrives early for someone)

    11/07/2007 3:04:16 PM PST · by TaxesR2High · 78 replies · 266+ views
    Foreign Policy in Focus ^ | October 10, 2007 | Jon Basil Utley
    I have added my own commentary throughout this article. -- TaxesR2High Utopian fantasies have long transfixed the human race. Yet today a much rarer fantasy has become popular in the United States. Millions of Americans, the richest people in history, have a death wish. They are the new “Armageddonites,” fundamentalist evangelicals who have moved from forecasting Armageddon to actually trying to bring it about. Most journalists find it difficult to take seriously that tens of millions of Americans, filled with fantasies of revenge and empowerment, long to leave a world they despise. These Armageddonites believe that they alone will get...
  • IQ of young democrats on display.

    01/12/2007 9:35:24 AM PST · by Arcy · 75 replies · 3,188+ views
    video of young democrats The mother of this child just stands there while he licks the hand rail from one end to the other. Typical of Democrat parents to ignore the behavior of their offspring to avoid hurting the childs self-esteem. I suppose this parent was there to support the new minimum wage increase as it is probably the maximum she is capable of earning given her obvious skill level and inability to multitask. She's probably sucking tax dollars from hard working Americans too.
  • Will you take my hand, or spit on it? ZOT it!

    11/08/2006 2:53:58 PM PST · by landeraepi · 139 replies · 3,110+ views
    11/8/06 | Joshua Lander
    Full disclosure, I'm a democrat, so get over it. I'm not here to insult you, and I'm certainly not here to gloat. I'm not here to trade barbs, undermine Free Republic, or infiltrate your ranks. I'll be honest ? I disagree with most FReepers on almost every issue. So, why am I posting a new thread? Because I ? we ? need you. We at Democratic Underground and Daily Kos, and all of the lefty blogs you love to hate, and who love to hate you. We need you to acknowledge that if there's one thing we're learning about our...
  • Foley: Wasn't his rights violated?

    10/05/2006 1:35:55 PM PDT · by 5thGenTexan · 15 replies · 713+ views
    So, if the IMs end up being a prank to mess with a gay man by another legal adult, wouldn't this be sexual-orientation modivated harrasment? Hasn't Mr. Foley's civil rights been violated? Will the ACLU step up in defense on Mr. Foley? This targeted arrasement has caused him the loss of his career and public humiliation and riducule. Will the Rebpublications act this time?
  • The Proper Care and Feeding of the Free Republic Keyword Feature

    09/20/2006 6:06:39 PM PDT · by Admin Moderator · 198 replies · 8,002+ views
    <p>The Free Republic keyword feature serves a valuable purpose, it alerts posters to topics that they are interested in and supplements those topics which aren't already listed as available topics.</p> <p>1. Please do not add words like "and" and "the" to the keywords. And PLEASE do not add every word from your title to the keywords, that's just plain annoying.</p>
  • Americans are paying a huge amount of money.

    09/18/2006 6:16:11 AM PDT · by Smoke Bomb · 94 replies · 1,852+ views
    The Oregonian
    Oregon City - Killer's re-sentencing: $450,257.78 The bills are in: The defense of serial killer Dayton Leroy Rogers in his third sentencing trial cost Oregon taxpayers $450,257.78. Rogers' attorneys submitted their bills to the Office of Public Defense Services, which this month tallied them at the request of The Oregonian. During a seven-week trial that ended in March, Rogers' defense team argued for life in prison, but a 12-person jury sentenced him to death. Rogers had twice been sentenced to death for the 1987 murders of six women, whose bodies he dumped in the Molalla area woods, but the Oregon...
  • Big Brother watches Free Republic (Vanity)

    08/26/2006 8:30:52 PM PDT · by Total Package · 67 replies · 1,914+ views
    PeerGuardian 2 | Totalpackage (Vanity)
    Big Brother watches Free Republic. I was reading the post DIESEL BLUES I had PerrGuardian 2 running; and what do I see being blocked U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Source), (destination), and U.S. Department of Energy (source), (destination). Maybe now I should wait for the knock on the door, but I don’t think they will knock first. They will probably just take my harddrive to see what other NEWS I am reading.
  • New York Area Is a Magnet for Graduates

    08/15/2006 8:37:58 PM PDT · by an educated man · 90 replies · 1,324+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 8/16/06 | an educated man
    These days, it seems, you need a college degree just to live in or around New York City. Almost 5 million people over the age of 25 in the New York metropolitan area — more than a third of the region’s population — had at least a bachelor’s degree in 2005, according to the latest data from the Census Bureau. In Manhattan, nearly three out of five residents were college graduates and one out of four had advanced degrees, forming one of the highest concentrations of highly educated people in any American city. The degree-holders are rapidly displacing the dropouts,...
  • Behind the Scenes of a ZOT!

    07/28/2006 5:00:35 PM PDT · by Roscoe Karns · 594 replies · 27,584+ views
    July 28, 2006 | rk
    ...Deep within the Mod's underground lair: . We have a possible troll sighting in sector 5. Need confirmation. Insert initial greeting program. ...Sending. .... To: I_Luv_Ann_Coulter! Welcome to Free Republic. Posted on 07/28/2006 9:03:56 PM EDT by Bob ... No response yet, Jim. ... Proceed with Enhanced Engagement Mode. ...Sending. ... To: I_Luv_Ann_Coulter! You signed up today to post this? Posted on 07/28/2006 9:10:12 PM EDT by max . To: I_Luv_Ann_Coulter! Go back to DU! Posted on 07/28/2006 9:11:02 PM EDT by carol . To: carol DU?? I've never heard of a DU. What's a DU??? Posted on 07/28/2006 9:13:22...
  • 52 Reasons To Stop Mowing (Zot a la Gallagher)

    07/25/2006 6:58:41 AM PDT · by fruitarian108 · 420 replies · 6,084+ views
    Fruitarian Network ^ | 1973 first version | Nonmowing Coalition
    52 REASONS NOT TO MOW 37 WAYS TO HELP TREES Please download with 100% cotton, rice, recycled, or scrap paper Ron Howard, director of A Beautiful Mind and many other films,made his first film at age 8.. an anti mowing film which showed the nature of mowers' attacks on lawns. Art Buchwald: People shouldn't be judged by the length of their grass. In 2003 through now, the world has seen floods, famine, fire, mudslides, hurricanes, tornados and other disasters created by the unprecedented destruction of trees around the world. Trees are nature's weather stabilizers. We need trillions of trees.. new...
  • The Big Glut: Trouble in Paradise

    05/29/2006 11:31:33 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 27 replies · 1,460+ views
    Barron's ^ | 5/29/2006 | Robin Goldwyn Blumenthal
    IT WOULD SEEM TO HAVE IT ALL: four bedrooms, a guest house, a pool and a rock waterfall. But the vacation home in Naples, Fla., hasn't been drawing much interest from buyers, so the seller recently threw in that most modern of amenities: the $1 million price cut. That's brought the asking price down a full 25%. "If you want to sell, you've got to go back to '04 prices," says Chip Harris of Coldwell Banker Previews International, which is handling the property. * * * After a long string of double-digit annual price increases, a number of second-home meccas...
  • The Iraq War is the epitome of perfection!!! (Troll Quality Index Hits Five-Year Low)

    05/17/2006 5:50:46 PM PDT · by cheneyrumsfeld08 · 69 replies · 4,697+ views
    Hello, fellow white people! Yeeeeeehaawwwwww! What in tarnation is all this jibber jabber I hear about the Iraqi war going anything but one hundred percent perfectly?! I tell ya what that is: COMMIE talk! These Un-American libs (which include minorities, women, and other minorities, such as blacks and homosexual gay queers!) the war has turned into a black hole with no "forseeable" (whatever in tarnation that big word means) end in sight. To this I say, shut your damn mouth! The only opinions that should be expressed are those that are in total agreement with our distinguished president, Dick Cheney,...
  • Housing Slowdown to Be Widely Felt

    05/17/2006 12:34:36 PM PDT · by ex-Texan · 136 replies · 2,468+ views
    CNN ^ | 5/17/2006 | Chris Isidore, senior writer
    Slowdown in residential building and home sales will be felt throughout the economy; weaker jobs and consumer spending expectedNEW YORK ( - You don't need to be in the market to buy or sell a home to be affected by the cooling housing market. [Everybody studies home sales] * * * because the sector has lifted * * * consumer spending and economic activity. This week has brought several new readings indicating that the super-heated real estate market of 2004 and 2005 is rapidly fading in the rearview mirror. Housing starts and building permits were down sharply in April, and...
  • Housing Boom a Bust?

    05/14/2006 9:37:09 AM PDT · by ex-Texan · 68 replies · 1,779+ views
    National Post ^ | 5/13/ 2006 | Jacqueline Thorpe, Financial Post
    South Florida was once so hot speculators flocked to buy and flip properties. Now the market has cooled so much they're walking away from $80,000 deposits (Welcome to Miami). The U.S. housing market has endured a boom of historic proportions over the past few years. Adjusted for inflation, real price increases have been the highest on record, letting consumers extract equity in their homes to fund spending like never before. But many of the hottest markets in California and Florida have cooled. Jacqueline Thorpe travelled to Florida's east coast and found the mood souring faster than in Silicon Valley in...
  • money

    05/12/2006 12:26:31 PM PDT · by marke · 89 replies · 2,016+ views
    me | 5/12/2006 | mcoe
    i think someone hit on how to get those bums in washington to feel pain cut off the money put the word out to all small donatees no money period, if that continues for 2 months the tide will change quickly. its much easier that a protest march!