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  • Extremism

    01/06/2019 6:38:59 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Media Knegged Media ^ | 6/1/19 | Eleutheria5
    A spontaneous essay on the nature and evils of extremism, and it's effect on modern politics.
  • The Moldering Portrait Of Stephen King

    12/26/2018 9:34:31 PM PST · by RArtfulogerDodger · 75 replies
    Conservative Right Wing News ^ | December 26, 2018 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    [PHOTO] Like the horror classic called, “A Portrait Of Dorian Gray,” current photos of Stephen King seem to reveal a more and more frightful person. If his hair were a little longer he could look terrifyingly like somebody’s granny. Actually, he maybe looks more like a chimp. [PHOTO] A lot of the things King says, seem as dumb to me as any chimp might say; if chimps could talk. Especially when this overinflated writer of horror, neuroses, and mental illness bloviates on political topics, his utter ignorance rises like a giant sac of hot air. We see hot air balloons...
  • A Child's Christmas in Wales

    12/24/2018 5:30:05 PM PST · by TBP · 9 replies
    Soundcloud ^ | 1952 | Dylan Thomas
    One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it snowed for twelve days and twelve nights when I was six.
  • Christmas Presents: "The First Circle" By Alexander Solzhenitsyn

    12/24/2018 3:53:52 PM PST · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/23/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    This month marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Russian writer and I must say prophet Alexander Solzhenitsyn. A statue was erected this month in a Moscow neighborhood to mark the anniversary of his birth with Russia's President Vladimir Putin paying his respects. Its a story that happens to take place in an around December 25th, 1949. Christmas Day in the Western nations, but not in Russia. However, it certainly is the Christmas season as it happened USSR style. Among other people in the story are the prisoners of the "best prison" in the Soviet Gulag Archipelago on...
  • Arizona Freepers: Could use your help

    12/22/2018 7:37:56 AM PST · by LS · 20 replies
    self | 12/22/2018 | LS
    Friends, In March we are launching my new website, "The Wild World of History" with Larry Schweikart. Its primary initial objective is to provide a full teaching curriculum for "A Patriot's History of the United States," and in that vein, I am filming 15 lectures from "Patriot's History" basically teaching the book. The filming will occur from Jan. 14-18, in the Phoenix area, location TBD. We will film 3-5 lessons a day, one hour each and would like a "class" of all ages present. You wouldn't have to stay for all. Stay for one or as many as you like....
  • Waltzing Matilda reenvisoned

    12/15/2018 7:50:44 PM PST · by Ozguy1945 · 36 replies
    https://tujuhbelasan.com/ ^ | 16 December 2018 | https://tujuhbelasan.com/
    A reworking of Australia's unofficial natiional anthem.
  • Sailing With Tucker Carlson On The Ruling Class’ Ship Of Fools

    12/12/2018 7:06:40 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 48 replies
    Pundit Tucker Carlson has all the pedigree to be comfortably sitting among the America’s ruling aristocracy. Born Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson, his stepmother, Patricia Swanson, is an heiress to the Swanson frozen-food fortune and the niece of Senator J. William Fulbright. His father, Richard Warner Carlson, served as U.S. Ambassador to the Seychelles and was president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and director of Voice of America in the Reagan administration. Carlson’s new book, Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution, lays out his political views as populist and unpredictable,...
  • Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving 'Today'

    12/11/2018 7:21:43 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 28 replies
    CNN ^ | December 11, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    New York (CNN Business) — Television icon Kathie Lee Gifford will bid farewell to NBC's "Today" show next April. "As we all know, Kathie Lee's plate has been overflowing lately with film, music and book projects, and after giving us eleven extraordinary years, she's decided to focus her attention full-time on those other creative endeavors," NBC News President Noah Oppenheim wrote in an internal memo Tuesday morning. Oppenheim called her a "legend" for her "enduring and endearing talents in morning television." Gifford has co-hosted the 10 a.m. hour of "Today" with Hoda Kotb since 2008. The hour is known for...
  • Bible Prophecy for Everyone: An Interview with Todd Hampson

    12/09/2018 8:05:45 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 10 replies
    Bible Gateway ^ | December 6, 2018 | Jonathan Petersen
    Do you tend to avoid studying books of the Bible like Revelation and Ezekiel? Does it feel like words such as rapture and apocalypse fly right over your head? It’s common to dismiss these and other topics related to Bible prophecy as irrelevant or too complicated.Bible Gateway interviewed Todd Hampson (@thampson) about his book, The Non-Prophet’s Guide™ to the End Times: Bible Prophecy for Everyone (Harvest House Publishers, 2018).Explain the title of the book and its format.Todd Hampson: The Non-Prophet’s Guide™ to the End Times features a comical character known as the Non-Prophet. He always gets prophecy wrong and doesn’t...
  • Paul Badde Brings Back the Holy Face of Jesus For All Yearning To See Him

    12/09/2018 9:58:23 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/09/18 | Judi McLeod
    The Holy Veil of Manoppello: The Human Face of God Just one look—one glimpse—at the compelling Holy Face of Jesus imprinted on the Image of the Veil of Manoppello is enough to bring a pervading Peace flooding into the ever-yearning human soul. Best-selling journalist, author, historian Paul Badde, who lives in Rome and works for EWTN, wrote the book ‘The Face of God’: ‘The Rediscovery of the True Face of Jesus’ in 2010. He has returned to the subject in 2018 with more information in ‘The Human Face of God:’the Holy Veil of Manoppello’ whose many pictures once seen are...
  • Project 78 - Homeschool Curriculum

    12/03/2018 11:32:02 AM PST · by Sopater · 10 replies
    Vanity | 12/03/2018 | Sopater
    Are you passionate about history? Do you enjoy research, writing, editing, or formatting? If so, you should consider Project 78. Project 78 is the development of a top-notch quality history curriculum, specifically designed to meet the needs of Christian home-school students and families. The project has seven key values that will define our goals for this curriculum. We will create a curriculum that is accurate, objective, thorough, simple, memorable, adaptable, and affordable. In addition to history, this project will also create supplemental courses in economics, American government, and geography. Project 78 is the project of a team of entrepreneurs, called...
  • "Saving K-12" has an e-book version

    11/28/2018 12:38:47 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 5 replies
    Authorsden.com ^ | Nov. 27, 2018 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    I had a surprise on Thanksgiving weekend. The e-book version of "Saving K-12" reached #5, for a few days, on Amazon in its education category. It's only $3, that may explain the jump. The paperback is $20. There's also a hardcover. The full title tells you the book's purpose: "Saving K-12 – What happened to our public schools? How do we fix them?” My theme is that we can't have much education reform unless the public is more aware of what games the Education Establishment is playing.For testimonials about the writer and info about the book, please see: www.Lit4u.com/saving-k-12/ -------------------------------------------...
  • Book Review "Collateral Crimes" by Freeper Jeff Chandler

    11/17/2018 4:05:39 PM PST · by LS · 14 replies
    self | 11/17/2018 | LS
    Freeper Jeff Chandler (Jeffrey Yochim---I guess I can give out his real name since it's on the cover of his book) has written a thriller about a hitman, Valdo Esposito, performing an errand for the ATF and sending him on a manhunt for Jonathan Starker, a graphic novelist heading for a nerd convention, and internet journalist Jesse Contrad. Fast paced, and relatively believable, the first thing you'll notice is that despite yourself you like ol' Valdo. Even though Jeff doesn't describe him this way, I nevertheless kept picturing him as a Johnny Trejo type. Because he really needs the money,...
  • Michelle Obama’s Judas Kiss to Melania Trump on Inauguration Day 2017

    11/10/2018 8:31:35 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/10/18 | Judi McLeod
    “I can hurt you and get away with it.” That’s a far more apt description of Michelle Obama, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in darkened print who hurt so many Americans—and got away with it Former First Lady Michelle Obama has one-upped Midterms’ mysteriously elusive Blue Wave by missing the entire boat. Obama, whose non-profit “When We All Vote” initiative with Tom Hanks and other activist celebrities turned out to be non-productive in the run-up to Midterm Elections, thinks Election 2016 was all about her and her feelings. It was, of course instead all about an entire nation and its...
  • Book Club's Mary Steenburgen Recalls How She Consoled Hillary Clinton After Election Night 2016

    11/08/2018 9:42:15 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    People Magazine ^ | November 8, 2018 | Sam Gillette
    On the two-year anniversary of Election 2016, Mary Steenburgen recalls the poignant solace she tried to offer her longtime friend Hillary Clinton after she lost that year’s bruising presidential race. “As long as we’re privileged to draw breath, life is a grace and none of us know what’s around the bend,” Steenburgen, 65, told Clinton, according to an essay the Book Club actress wrote for #StillWithHer by former White House photographer Barbara Kinney. (The book, out Nov. 1, was produced in collaboration with PEOPLE’s Sandra Sobieraj Westfall.) Steenburgen, a close personal friend of Hillary and Bill Clinton dating back to...
  • FreeperBookClub: Free review copy of Epic Fantasy novel from a conservative author

    11/04/2018 2:43:19 PM PST · by jwesleybush · 24 replies
    Amazon.com ^ | 11/15/2018 | J. Wesley Bush
    FreeperBookClub friends (and other book lovers): My latest epic fantasy novel debuts November 15, and since it's written from a conservative perspective, I'm offering free review copies to folks on conservative fora. It's in PDF format, and can be read on mobile phones, Kindle apps, iPads, or any electronic device. The long-term (and subtle) themes for the series include: - A Burkean comparison of French-style "liberation" with true liberty - Conservatism vs. Reaction - Duty before Desire -- the need for rights WITH responsibility
  • Vanity: My book “The Maduro Diet” is amazon’s #1 New Release in Venezuelan History

    10/30/2018 6:40:28 AM PDT · by grundle · 18 replies
    wordpress ^ | October 30, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    The paperback version of my book “The Maduro Diet” is amazon’s #1 New Release in Venezuelan History The paperback version of my book “The Maduro Diet” is amazon’s #1 New Release in Venezuelan History.The full title of the book is “The Maduro Diet: How three-quarters of adults in Venezuela lost an average of 43 pounds in two years.”Here’s the link to the book:https://www.amazon.com/Maduro-Diet-three-quarters-Venezuela-average/dp/1726650847/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=Here’s a screen capture showing that it’s #1. Click on the image to see a larger version: And because it won’t always be #1, here’s a link to the Internet Archive from when it was #1:https://web.archive.org/web/20181030131022/https://www.amazon.com/Maduro-Diet-three-quarters-Venezuela-average/dp/1726650847/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
  • Vanity: I just finished “The Art of the Deal”

    10/27/2018 3:50:46 PM PDT · by Dr. Sivana · 33 replies
    self | self
    Vanity: I just finished “The Art of the Deal” I had recently gotten the audiobook version of “The Art of the Deal” as part of an Audible promotion. I had heard other freepers suggesting the book, and I had figured that it was going to be similar to the genre of business “self-help” books that make their mark (“Who Moved My Cheese”, “Good to Great”, “7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, etc.). The big difference is that the man who wrote the book is now president, and one who is governing as a populist president who is on board with...
  • What Book set had this caravan invasion scenario?

    10/22/2018 9:49:24 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 59 replies
    October 22, 2018 | Vanity
    I remember reading a book where there was a mass crossing threatened at the Mexican border and the president sent the military to stop it. The crossing was set at a shallow part of the Rio Grande River. When it started women and children were sent first. The military commander gave the stand down order and let them in. The fictional president thanked him for doing what the president expected based on knowing him. I believe it was a Dirk Pitt Clive Cussler book. Can any Freeper here identify the book? Unfortunately I no longer have my book collection to...
  • Political fiction book beta-readers needed

    10/15/2018 1:48:21 PM PDT · by siberianheat · 9 replies
    10/15/2018 | Self
    I'm not sure where else to put this. I'm the kind of person who writes numerous letters to the editor of my local paper. I just love to beat down liberal lunacy with facts and hard data. Eventually, however, it feels like an impossible task because Leftists just never get it. I decided to take the fight wider and write a modest-sized book that uses a fictional story to convey my conservative philosophy as it pertains to the President of the United States. The story is about a woman who goes undercover as a transgender man during a much-hyped Leftist...