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You could have heard a pin drop
American Freedom ^

Posted on 03/02/2012 11:09:55 AM PST by usamericanfreedom.com

These are awesome and I have seen them before but they really put things in perspective. They have a way of taking down all the talking points!!

These were honest answers to genuine questions. I am proud of all their answers If you don’t become involved, at least become informed.

At a time when our president and other politicians tend to apologize for our country’s prior actions, here’s a refresher on how some of our former patriots handled negative comments about our country.

These stories are good reminders of how proud and thankful we should always be as Americans...

(Excerpt) Read more at usamericanfreedom.com ...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: military; patriotic

1 posted on 03/02/2012 11:10:00 AM PST by usamericanfreedom.com
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To: usamericanfreedom.com

What seems to have caused you to excerpt your own material?

What has forced you to try to divert Free Republic’s traffic to your blog?


2 posted on 03/02/2012 11:23:51 AM PST by humblegunner
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To: usamericanfreedom.com

So you signed up a few weeks ago purely to pimp your blog.

You have never even posted on freerepublic as an individual.

That is sleazy, and unAmerican.


3 posted on 03/02/2012 11:26:00 AM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com; humblegunner

Thank you for this! This is PERFECT for Free Republic patriots. Thank you for the encouraging piece! I had NEVER seen this, can you believe it. MORE! MORE!

I have passed it along to my entire address book!

If anyone picks a fight with your fine post, it says more about them than it will ever hope to say about you.

THANK YOU!


4 posted on 03/02/2012 11:44:08 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com

This would have been AWESOME and PATRIOTIC if you had in fact POSTED IT HERE but you didn’t.


5 posted on 03/02/2012 11:48:46 AM PST by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com

This would have been AWESOME and PATRIOTIC if you had in fact POSTED IT HERE but you didn’t.


6 posted on 03/02/2012 11:48:56 AM PST by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: ansel12; usamericanfreedom.com

Look, I get the breach of etiquette, but when you’re at war, a few rules get bent once in awhile, but when it is for feeding the weary troops, I can live with it a time or two.

JR will take care of anything that actually matters.


7 posted on 03/02/2012 11:49:52 AM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com
Just curious,you've posted about eight posts and never joined in the conversation here on FR.I liked your last post,even though it has been around for years,it's always good to re post for those who have not seen it.

A little bitty suggestion.Join in the vigorous and robust debates here on this great site.Don't be afraid to say something that others may not agree with.That's what FR is all about.Join in the fun and welcome new comer.

8 posted on 03/02/2012 11:54:56 AM PST by hwkbeer
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To: RitaOK

This guy is a sleaze bag.


9 posted on 03/02/2012 11:59:36 AM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: ansel12
This guy is a sleaze bag.

This 'guy' is a woman. A youngster by my scale. A newbie here but she seems sincere and has pride in our nation and her family's service in our Military.

So, take her to the woodshed if you must. But try teaching a bit rather than just driving by and slinging invectives like she p!$$3d in your Wheaties or something.

JR will take care of it if he deems the activity blog pimping.

10 posted on 03/02/2012 12:08:26 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Do all He commands. Receive all He promises.)
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To: ansel12

How do you know? The blog is not all that sleazy.

The blog beats, by miles, your poor case punctuated with such BIG words. “Sleaze bag” hardly applies to another patriot’s first time post.

Who made you the arbiter of propriety? After all, FR clearly saw the [.com ] handle that was being used by this poster when they signed up?


11 posted on 03/02/2012 12:13:11 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

She has you doing her bidding, she herself has never responded to a freeper, ever, she pimps her blog and moves on.


12 posted on 03/02/2012 12:14:47 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: RitaOK

See post 12.


13 posted on 03/02/2012 12:16:37 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: ansel12

I agree with you.
And I notice the original poster hasn’t even responded to anybody on her own thread yet.


14 posted on 03/02/2012 12:21:17 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

” JR will take care of it if he deems the activity blog pimping. “

That’s what I said too.

For some FReeper to leap to the conclusion that JR has his feet kicked up somewhere poolside, with his shades perched on his nose, and is oblivious to a tresspass is a bridge too far on the judgement train.

The woman is beautiful, her blog is awesome and the post alone was more than many of us have ever offered up.


15 posted on 03/02/2012 12:22:49 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com
You could have heard a pin drop Posted on March 2, 2012 Hat Tip to lucky7m These are awesome and I have seen them before but they really put things in perspective. They have a way of taking down all the talking points!! These were honest answers to genuine questions. I am proud of all their answers If you don’t become involved, at least become informed. At a time when our president and other politicians tend to apologize for our country’s prior actions, here’s a refresher on how some of our former patriots handled negative comments about our country.

These stories are good reminders of how proud and thankful we should always be as Americans:

JFK‘S Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60′s when DeGaule decided to pull out of NATO.. DeGaule said he wanted all US military out of France as soon as possible.

Rusk responded, “Does that include those who are buried here?” DeGaule did not respond. You could have heard a pin drop. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

When in England , at a fairly large conference, Colin Powell was asked by the Archbishop of Canterbury if our plans for Iraq were just an example of ‘empire building’ by George Bush.

He answered by saying, “Over the years, the United States has sent many of its fine young men and women into great peril to fight for freedom beyond our borders. The only amount of land we have ever asked for in return is enough to bury those that did not return.”

You could have heard a pin drop.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There was a conference in France where a number of international engineers were taking part, including French and American. During a break,one of the French engineers came back into the room saying, “Have you heard the latest dumb stunt Bush has done? He has sent an aircraftcarrier to Indonesia to help the tsunami victims. What does he intend to do, bomb them?”

A Boeing engineer stood up and replied quietly: “Our carriers have three hospitals on board that can treat several hundred people; they are nuclear powered and can supply emergency electrical power to shore facilities; they have three cafeterias with the capacity to feed 3,000 people three meals a day, they can produce several thousand gallons of fresh water from sea water each day, and they carry half a dozen helicopters for use in transporting victims and injured to and from their flight deck. We have eleven such ships;how many does France have?”

You could have heard a pin drop.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A U.S. Navy Admiral was attending a naval conference that included Admirals from the U.S. , English, Canadian, Australian and French Navies. At a cocktail reception, he found himself standing with a large group of officers that included personnel from most of those countries. Everyone was chatting away in English as they sipped their drinks but a French admiral suddenly complained that, whereas Europeans learn many languages, Americans learn only English. He then asked, “Why is it that we always have to speak English in these conferences rather than speaking French?”

Without hesitating, the American Admiral replied, “Maybe it’s because the Brit’s, Canadians, Aussie’s and Americans arranged it so you wouldn’t have to speak German.”

You could have heard a pin drop.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ AND THIS STORY FITS RIGHT IN WITH THE ABOVE…

Robert Whiting, an elderly gentleman of 83, arrived in Paris by plane. At French Customs, he took a few minutes to locate his passport in his carry on.

“You have been to France before, monsieur?” the customs officer asked sarcastically.

Mr.. Whiting admitted that he had been to Francepreviously.

“Then you should know enough to have your passport ready.”

The American said, “The last time I was here, I didn’t have to show it.”

“Impossible. Americans always have to show their passports on arrival in France !”

The American senior gave the Frenchman a long hard look. Then he quietly explained, ”Well, when I came ashore at Omaha Beach on D-Day in 1944 to help liberate this country, I couldn’t find a single Frenchmen to show a passport to.”

You could have heard a pin drop.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you are proud to be an American, pass this on!

16 posted on 03/02/2012 12:25:15 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: RitaOK
The woman is beautiful, her blog is awesome and the post alone was more than many of us have ever offered up.

This ain't a dating site, toots.

17 posted on 03/02/2012 12:27:55 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner

lol....


18 posted on 03/02/2012 12:37:26 PM PST by sit-rep
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To: ansel12
she herself has never responded to a freeper

Is anyone required to? She could be a troll in training setting up a persona...or she could be on the level. Time will tell.

19 posted on 03/02/2012 12:44:39 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Do all He commands. Receive all He promises.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Required to?

This blog pimp signed up purely to pimp their blog, and has never participated in or taken an interest in freerepublic or freepers, she has never responded to anyone at freerepublic, yet here you guys are conducting a thread battle for her?

How far do you guys want to go in defending this invisible person?


20 posted on 03/02/2012 12:55:59 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: ansel12
How far do you guys want to go in defending this invisible person?

You're a bit off here. I'm not defending anyone. I merely stated that coming on here and hurling nasties is not the way to comport oneself on FR.
Everything else was simple observations.
Hit the 'abuse' button and report your issues to the Admin Mod and then move along.

21 posted on 03/02/2012 1:17:33 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Do all He commands. Receive all He promises.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
You're a bit off here. I'm not defending anyone. I merely stated that coming on here and hurling nasties is not the way to comport oneself on FR.

I know, I have gotten three of those posts from you so far, like I asked "How far do you guys want to go in defending this invisible person?".

22 posted on 03/02/2012 1:28:18 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
JR will take care of it if he deems the activity blog pimping.

Has that ever happened?

23 posted on 03/02/2012 1:33:04 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: ansel12
"How far do you guys want to go in defending this invisible person?".

For myself, I would say, 'not as far as you seem to want to go to pillory her.'

24 posted on 03/02/2012 1:36:09 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Do all He commands. Receive all He promises.)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com; humblegunner; All
Shame on you!

@You Could Have Heard a Pin Drop

25 posted on 03/02/2012 1:37:23 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Liberty Valance

My own personal pin-drop moment:

My family was visiting the Grand Canyon, and a Japanese tourist remarked to my father that, as beautiful as the GC is, Mount Fiji is much more grand. My Dad thought about it a moment, and said “It certainly is nice, I saw it when I once visited. In 1945.”

You could have heard a pin drop.


26 posted on 03/02/2012 1:39:33 PM PST by Cyber Liberty ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." --Winston Churchill)
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To: RitaOK
This person lifted it completely from another site. See #25.
There is even a link at the bottom to fellowshipofminds.wordpress.com that I linked to there.
27 posted on 03/02/2012 1:41:39 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Hit the 'abuse' button and report your issues to the Admin Mod

Yep, you go ahead and call the cops to fix your butthurt.

That's the American way.


28 posted on 03/02/2012 1:42:36 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

You seem pretty dedicated, I get post after post from you taking me to task.


29 posted on 03/02/2012 1:49:35 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: RitaOK; usamericanfreedom.com
The woman is beautiful...
She is pretty, but she's still wrong in what she did.
She'll learn.
30 posted on 03/02/2012 1:55:54 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36

All of them are taken from different sites.

This is a true blog pimp.


31 posted on 03/02/2012 1:57:53 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: ansel12
All of them are taken from different sites.
And they all ultimately came from an e-mail many years ago.
32 posted on 03/02/2012 2:06:27 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: ansel12
Here is the part about @Robert Whiting from 02-23-2005.
33 posted on 03/02/2012 2:24:45 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Cyber Liberty

LOL!


34 posted on 03/02/2012 2:39:05 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: ansel12
And a little thinking would indicate that it goes back to at least 1994 which was the 50th Anniversary of D-Day. An 83 year old man wouldn't get too many more opportunities to go to France.
35 posted on 03/02/2012 2:39:24 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: ansel12

And, like so many things on the Internet, what started out as only a couple of stories has morphed into the current versions that we have today, where the basic premise is taken and expanded upon making it relevant to today’s events.


36 posted on 03/02/2012 3:10:13 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: philman_36; RitaOK; usamericanfreedom.com

I doubt the blog pimp cares, this isn’t the first thread where people have tried to get her to respond.


37 posted on 03/02/2012 3:13:29 PM PST by ansel12 (Newt Gingrich knows how to deconstruct Obama in a head to head race, and that is what it will take.)
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To: ansel12; usamericanfreedom.com
...this isn’t the first thread where people have tried to get her to respond.

She could just be too intimidated or too scared to reply publicly and is merely feeling things out in her own way.
Time will tell.

Sink or swim as you choose, pretty lady.

38 posted on 03/02/2012 3:31:38 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com; LucyT; All
@Please contact Obama’s Georgia eligibility judge and thank him for standing up for the Constitution

Tsk, tsk, tsk

39 posted on 03/06/2012 10:30:55 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: usamericanfreedom.com; LucyT; All
@Thanks A Lot Georgia, For Shredding Our Constitution

Rather conflicting comments you have there.

40 posted on 03/06/2012 10:34:45 AM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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