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A worldwide switch to a “more European” work schedule, which includes working fewer hours and more vacation time, could prevent as much as half of the expected global temperature rise by 2100, according to the analysis, which used a 2012 study that...
From: Free Republic | By: capitalismmagazine.com | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The bill would require physicians to send a written notification to parents or guardians of a minor seeking an abortion and requires a 48-hour wait time before the procedure. The proposal would allow some exceptions in the case of medical emergencies...
From: Free Republic | By: kolo tv | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Glenn Beck on Tuesday said the tax reform plan proposed by Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is “bizarre” and an “absolute jobs killer.” Rubio announced he will be running for president in 2016, and Beck said his tax plan is so bad, Americans may...
From: Free Republic | By: The Blaze | Friday, April 17, 2015
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There are those who will try to make us believe that the United States is in a serious state of decline and that the only way to stop it is to turn everything over to the government. Healthcare? We are one step away from single payer. If you want to...
From: Free Republic | By: Coach is Right | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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JALALABAD, Afghanistan — A suicide bomber attacked a crowd of people waiting to collect their pay at a bank here on Saturday, killing 33 and wounding at least 50 in the bloodiest such attack so far this year, officials said. All of the victims were...
From: Free Republic | By: ny times | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Social scientists have found that by the time children enter kindergarten, there is already a large academic achievement gap between students from wealthy and poor families. We still don't know exactly why that's the case. There's a sense that it at...
From: Free Republic | By: Slate | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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LATEST: PREMIER Daniel Andrews says security will be stepped up across Victoria after police allege they’d foiled Anzac Day terror attack in Melbourne by ISIS-inspired teens. Police allege they have foiled the terrorism attack against serving police...
From: Free Republic | By: Herald Sun (Melbourne) | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that he will take legal action against President Obama’s federal healthcare agency for stopping Low Income Pool (LIP) healthcare funds to Florida in order to force the state to take Legislative action to expand...
From: Free Republic | By: flgov.com | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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A teenager who allegedly played naked Twister with her mother during a drunken party has jumped to her mom's defense on social media. The 16-year-old girl took to Twitter days after Rachel Lehnardt, 35, was charged with two counts of contributing to...
From: Free Republic | By: The Daily Mail | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Joe McGinnis, a young writer who got access to the advertising agency with the Nixon account in 1968, changed the way we thought about electing presidents with his best-seller, "The Selling of the President." The very idea that a presidential candidate...
From: Free Republic | By: Townhall.com | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Did you read the news? The Vatican caved in! No, wait, the sisters caved in! Or did they both win? Well, something happened! Pope Francis meets with representatives of the U.S. Leadership Conference of Women Religious in his library in the Apostolic...
From: Free Republic | By: Catholic World Report | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we...
From: Free Republic | By: freerepublic | Friday, April 17, 2015
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As attorney general of Massachusetts, Maura Healey has written her first friend-of-the-court brief to the Supreme Court, arguing states should not have the authority to ban marriage for same-sex couples. The issue of states’ rights is near and dear...
From: Free Republic | By: bostonglobe.com | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Nevada sex workers at Dennis Hof’s famous Moonlite Bunny Ranch have launched a “Hookers for Hillary” Clinton website that endorses the former secretary of state’s campaign for president. The legal brothel in Carson City, which was the subject...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Times | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The Apple Watch is on fire: KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo estimates that Apple's debut smartwatch has sold more than 2.3 million units since preorders opened, MacRumors reports. Apple hasn't released any sales data on Apple Watch sales, and it...
From: Free Republic | By: Business Insider | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The breakthrough technology is a hybrid of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that can take in carbon dioxide and use solar energy to convert it into pharmaceutical drugs, biodegradable plastics or liquid fuels. The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence...
From: Free Republic | By: techtimes.com | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Real estate mogul Donald Trump might want to check whatever reflex makes him compulsively retweet his supporters' #Trump2016 messages. The potential presidential hopeful on Thursday shared a fan's tweet that read "If Hillary Clinton can't satisfy her...
From: Free Republic | By: Talking Points Memo | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Hillary Clinton tweeted out a new video this morning featuring a one Mike Yowell, a much quoted gay rights activist in Iowa who was on hand at an Iowa diner yesterday and thanked Clinton for coming out in favor of the Supreme Court ruling in favor gay...
From: Free Republic | By: Twitchy.com | Friday, April 17, 2015
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The Supreme Court issued an order today preventing the Obama administration from forcing religious groups in Pennsylvania to obey the HHS mandate that requires them to pay for abortion-causing drugs for their employees. This is the fifth time the Supreme...
From: Free Republic | By: Life News | Friday, April 17, 2015
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(Breitbart) – Republicans in Washington are caving to the Democrats on every major issue, real estate magnate and potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump tells Breitbart News in an exclusive interview. Trump says if he were president...
From: Free Republic | By: teaparty.org | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Gov. Rick Scott’s lawsuit against federal healthcare agency over hospital funding would be a “frivolous” would represent the “tea party gone wild,” House Democratic Leader Mark Pafford said Thursday...
From: Free Republic | By: Saint Peters Blog | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Last weekend’s National Rifle Association annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., had something for everyone. For mainstream NRA members, there were guns aplenty. For the gullible, there was a discussion of “no-go zones” U.S. neighborhoods living under...
From: Free Republic | By: Chicago Tribune | Friday, April 17, 2015
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rresponsibility: A new report finds that 27.3% of student loans are delinquent. Why does this matter? Because thanks to President Obama, about $1 trillion dollars of student loan debt is owed to the federal government. Obama keeps trying to portray the...
From: Free Republic | By: Investor's Business Daily | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Bloomberg's trading terminal experienced an outage on Friday morning, with some users saying they were unable to perform their usual trading activity. The company confirmed to CNBC that its terminal was unavailable worldwide, with traders from the U.K....
From: Free Republic | By: NBC News | Friday, April 17, 2015
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This post is in follow up to "ken5050" posting about "what kind of coffee maker do you use?" Posted on ‎4‎/‎14‎/‎2015‎ ‎1‎:‎23‎:‎50‎ ‎PM by ken5050 I started saving my grounds...
From: Free Republic | Friday, April 17, 2015
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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his base in Afghanistan June 30, 2009, and by December of that same year, the president's principal military adviser, then-Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Admiral Mike Mullen, knew those details, according to three...
From: Free Republic | By: Fox News | Friday, April 17, 2015
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MSNBC weekend host Melissa Harris-Perry had a particularly tough tax day — the anchor and her husband owe $70,000 in delinquent taxes, according to a report in the Winston Salem-Journal. The IRS filed the notice on April 6th and filed a lien on the...
From: Free Republic | By: Yahoo News | Friday, April 17, 2015
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MADISON, Wis. — The Washington, D.C., attorney representing Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson in her civil rights case against her peers serves on the board of directors of a George Soros-backed judicial group. Robert S. Peck...
From: Free Republic | By: The Wisconsin Watchdog | Friday, April 17, 2015
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NEW YORK (AP) - Ten top physicians want Columbia University to remove celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz from his medical faculty position. They cite what they call the heart surgeon's "egregious lack of integrity" as host of a television program where he promotes...
From: Free Republic | By: kmph | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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“Photographer Catalin Marin was taking photos of Dubai’s sunrise from the top of a building when he accidentally dropped his iPhone from the roof—and the device captured its entire 40 story plunge on video,” Reem Nasr reports for CNBC. “Amazingly...
From: Free Republic | By: Mac Daily News | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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WASHINGTON -- You won't hear it too much from official Washington, but America's finances are in big trouble. When you add up $18 trillion of debt, a dysfunctional Congress and activist judges taking power from the people, you get frustration and an...
From: Free Republic | By: cbn.com | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Barack Obama paved the way, and now Hillary too has "evolved" on the position of redefining marriage to include two persons of the same sex. "Hillary Clinton supports marriage equality and hopes the Supreme Court will come down on the side of same-sex...
From: Free Republic | By: Aleteia | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Neither Sens. Rand Paul nor Marco Rubio signed a friend-of-the-court brief asking the Supreme Court to allow the question of marriage to be decided by the states. Ted Cruz is the only announced presidential candidate from the Senate who’s signed the...
From: Free Republic | By: Breitbart | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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The oil-rich nation is opening its stock market -- the largest in the Middle East -- to foreign investors on June 15, the government announced Thursday. The Saudi market -- worth an estimated $530 billion -- is more than double the size of the Tel Aviv...
From: Free Republic | By: cnn money | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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RUSH: The New York Times -- let me get to this later, too. But I just want to tease you with it. They have a column here by Thomas B. Edsall. Now, that name might ring a bell. Thomas B. Edsall used to write at the Washington Post. Be "Warshington," for...
From: Free Republic | By: Rush Limbaugh.com | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Every year since 2011, the White House has used tax time to post a "Federal Taxpayer Receipt" showing taxpayers how their federal tax dollars are being spent. President Obama introduced the concept in his 2011 State of the Union address, and Wednesday...
From: Free Republic | By: Weekly Standard | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Iranian Interior Minister Abdul Reza Rahimi Fazli on Tuesday proposed launching a trilateral counter-insurgency operation inside Afghanistan and Pakistan territories in order to halt the expansion of Daesh, which has increasingly collaborated with other...
From: Free Republic | By: TOLO News | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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By now, you may have heard the story about how two TSA agents at Denver International Airport were fired recently after it was revealed that they had worked out a scam by which one agent was able to grope and fondle the genitals of male passengers he...
From: Free Republic | By: TechDirt | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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An Alabama man who’d been dating an Oregon woman online for two years was left with a fractured skull after she beat him with a baseball bat in their first face-to-face meet, police said. Samuel Campbell, 26, traveled across the country to live with...
From: Free Republic | By: New York Daily News | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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A bombshell revelation has emerged about the incident responsible for the greatest U.S. Air Force loss of life during the War on Terror, the deadliest “green-on-blue” attack during U.S. involvement in Afghanistan. On April 27, 2011, Afghan Air Force...
From: Free Republic | By: http://pjmedia.com | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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From yesterday’s New York intermediate appellate court decision in Foster v. Svenson (paragraph breaks added): [Snip]... Defendant photographed the building’s residents surreptitiously, hiding himself in the shadows of his darkened apartment. Defendant...
From: Free Republic | By: WaPo (Volokh Conspiracy) | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Western Journalism back in February showed you the outspoken 12-year-old CJ Pearson becoming an overnight YouTube sensation by backing and doubling down on Rudy Giuliani’s claim that Obama doesn’t love America. Well, the young phenom is back; and...
From: Free Republic | By: westernjournalism.com | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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Harry Reid is having shrinking pains, choking on a diet of gall and wormwood. He is not dealing well with the events of last November, when he lost the comfort and prominence of the Senate. The Senate’s longtime Democratic leader revealed to an interviewer...
From: Free Republic | By: The Washington Times | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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One of the great things about having served – or still serving — in the U.S. Military is the opportunity to show your pride in your commitment. You normally see those displays on our vehicles with bumper stickers and other symbols. I myself have...
From: Free Republic | By: Allen B West | Thursday, April 16, 2015
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I am on the phone with a humanities professor at a small, nationally revered liberal-arts college, and she is telling me about the seltzer situation in the faculty lounge. "You know, the dean said we need to get the beverages out of there." "And that's,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Week | Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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In a jaw-dropping move Monday afternoon, Dan Price, the 30-year-old founder of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing company in Seattle, Washington, announced to his 120-person staff that over the next three years, every single employee — even...
From: Free Republic | By: Christian Post | Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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My notebook computer is dying and needs replacement. I like the idea of replacing it with a tablet/laptop hybrid, as I can think of a number of ways to make my life more productive if I could use both. I go out to jobsites and gather information on paper,...
From: Free Republic | By: self | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Dear Diary: A singer often in need of a handy practice area, I sometimes vocalize in the subway (in addition to busking). The cathedral-like acoustics of these underground passages are friendly to the voice, and on my lunch break I can loosen my tie...
From: Free Republic | By: The New York Times (Metropolitan Diary) | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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The Senate Foreign Relations committee approved Tuesday afternoon the Corker-Menendez bill requiring that any deal the Obama Administration makes with Iran has to be approved by congress unanimously. Technically Congress won’t be voting on the deal,...
From: Free Republic | By: The Jewish Star | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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This is the strangest book of note I have ever read. And that’s as it should be, since the subject is Russia, the strangest country of note I have ever visited. Peter Pomerantsev has written the most bitter indictment of a nation’s politics and society...
From: Free Republic | Saturday, April 18, 2015
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