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Illinois Crowd Says “Pledge of Allegiance” after Forum Moderator Said, “No We are Not” – Video
freedomslighthouse.net ^ | 10-23-10

Posted on 10/23/2010 1:37:53 PM PDT by Justaham

Priceless!

Here is video of an Illinois crowd spontaneously rising to their feet to say the Pledge of Allegiance, even though the League of Women Voters’ Moderator had said they had no plan to do so. A man calls for a point of order to ask the moderator if they are going to say the Pledge, to which the moderator said, “No we are not.” As the moderator tried to explain why they would not be saying the Pledge – the crowd rose to their feet and began saying the Pledge!

Republican Joe Walsh – candidate for Illinois’ 8th Congressional District – says in the video that this was the best part of the entire forum! He is opposing incumbent Democrat Rep. Melissa Bean. God bless these patriots!

Here's the link to the video. !

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1 posted on 10/23/2010 1:37:57 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

And this happened in Illinois! The wave is coming!


2 posted on 10/23/2010 1:39:47 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: Justaham

Outstanding!!


3 posted on 10/23/2010 1:42:04 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Just vote them OUT!!)
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To: Justaham

RACISM!/s


4 posted on 10/23/2010 1:42:09 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Justaham

PRICELESS! Truly outstanding. Does a heart good to see the “people” taking back our country. Yea!


5 posted on 10/23/2010 1:45:24 PM PDT by DefeatCorruption
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To: Justaham

“I want you to get in their face.”


6 posted on 10/23/2010 1:45:31 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Palin/Christie 2012)
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To: Justaham

This is tha America I grew up with. I’m almost 60 and my Father and my 10 Uncles were all WW2 Vets. On Memorial and Veterans Day the entire town was at he parade and the vets marching led a long, long parade. In the intervening years the high school band in my current town outnumbered the spectators on Memorial Day. Something got way out of whack and to see this well it makes me a happy American.


7 posted on 10/23/2010 1:45:35 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: Justaham
Cook County even.

Another video captured it all.

8 posted on 10/23/2010 1:46:05 PM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou (De Oppresso Liber! (50 million and counting in Afghanistan and Iraq))
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To: Justaham

Remember in Nov.


9 posted on 10/23/2010 1:46:40 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Justaham
Joe Walsh

Made me think of the guitarist, which reminded me that Joe Vitale (composer, collaborator and friend of JW) had a hit in 1982 that began with a snippet of a telephone conversation with Joe Walsh. The song was called "Lady on The Rock" (Vitale, Stephen Stills, Bill Szymczyk). A must-hear for those of you who love music and America.

/music trivia.

10 posted on 10/23/2010 1:50:23 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (defeat islam.)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

Hip Hip Hooray!


11 posted on 10/23/2010 1:50:49 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

and they made him stop videotaping, too!


12 posted on 10/23/2010 1:51:29 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Skin-color counters are bigots!!!!!!!!!!....(thanks paulycy))
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To: Tzimisce

You know, this whole mass of crap might just work out.

It’s good to know that I’m not alone!


13 posted on 10/23/2010 1:53:11 PM PDT by benewton
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To: Justaham

“Shocker: IL-08 Pledge-hater also OfA drone.

A follow-up to yesterday’s post on the Pledge scandal in IL-08: it turns out that the League of Women Voters moderator (one Kathy Tate-Bradish) just happened to be a hardcore OfA member and Obama supporter.  Everybody shocked, raise your hands… no, me neither.  Admit it: you didn’t even think that she was anything except a typical Democratic elitist, right?  And, oddly enough, you were clearly right to think that.

Also, guess what?  The local LWV grand poobah thinks that the whole thing was a Republican plot.  I don’t know what’s funnier: that the Democrats think that we’re plotting against them, or that they’re conceding that making Democrats recite the Pledge of Allegiance is a successful slam against their political party…”

http://moelane.com/2010/10/23/shocker-il-08-pledge-hater-also-ofa-drone/


14 posted on 10/23/2010 1:53:31 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: BillyBoy; chicagolady; SJackson; PhilCollins; Old Sarge; SandRat; Impy; fieldmarshaldj; ...

Excellent news in Illinois.


15 posted on 10/23/2010 1:54:15 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens commit crimes that Americans won't commit.)
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To: Justaham

hooray!


16 posted on 10/23/2010 1:54:47 PM PDT by dennisw (- - - -He who does not economize will have to agonize - - - - - Confuscius.)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

lol... i recommend everyone watch the full version...

The moderator’s response to what the crowd did is PRICELESS!

Then the camera man gets shut down.


17 posted on 10/23/2010 1:55:39 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: Justaham

Excellent.


18 posted on 10/23/2010 1:56:04 PM PDT by American Quilter (Support FreeRepublic and donate!)
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To: Justaham

Just about the time I begin to think America has been lost to the socialists, something like this happens. I feel a lot better today. There really is hope for our country to get back on track. Patriotism is a beautiful thing to behold when it’s spontaneous and heartfelt.


19 posted on 10/23/2010 1:56:44 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Cautious optimist)
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To: MadelineZapeezda

The Liberal Fascists are getting real scared. I think it is a good idea to have intimidating looking folks with you if you want to vidoe tape something. You have a right if it is a public forum. No violence, but most pencil-neck Communists are cowards, and they will probably find discretion the better part of valor, rather than make a scene and have video suppression go viral on Drudge or Fox News.


20 posted on 10/23/2010 1:57:15 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

WTH? First, she carries on that *she’s* disrespected and that the crowd organized to recite the pledge?!

And then the “rules” are no electronic devices? That’s a load of BS that needs to go when it’s a public forum like this.

Thanks for the longer version, Peace...


21 posted on 10/23/2010 1:57:50 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Jim Robinson

For thirty years, I’ve watched these debates and moderated events go on...and the Republicans simply took the stumble and accepted mess in front of them. With the simple ingredient of the Tea Movement...I’m noticing these events shift now. The moderators are no longer a match for a crowd that asks questions and expects answers.


22 posted on 10/23/2010 1:59:17 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Justaham

23 posted on 10/23/2010 2:00:41 PM PDT by diji (IF YOU DON'T STAND BEHIND OUR TROOPS, PLEASE, FEEL FREE TO STAND IN FRONT OF THEM !)
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To: Justaham

The only disappointing thing about this video is that they did not show the look on the face of the Obamoid who was running program when the crowd took charge and said the pledge. Amazing how many people who follow Obama have such contempt for their own country.


24 posted on 10/23/2010 2:01:21 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: the invisib1e hand

The James Gang “Funk #409”.


25 posted on 10/23/2010 2:02:28 PM PDT by tal hajus (ever the cynic)
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To: Ladysmith; All
Here's a more detailed report.

Yes, League of Women Voters, We Want to Say the Pledge of Allegiance !
26 posted on 10/23/2010 2:03:43 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Justaham

AWESOME!!!!


27 posted on 10/23/2010 2:03:53 PM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: windcliff

ping


28 posted on 10/23/2010 2:05:50 PM PDT by stylecouncilor (What Would Jim Thompson Do?)
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To: Justaham

Yes!


29 posted on 10/23/2010 2:10:20 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw Them Out! Forward With Confidence!)
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To: stylecouncilor
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEjRg2yyCKo&feature=player_embedded
Introduced by Candidate Joe Walsh
30 posted on 10/23/2010 2:11:03 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

If Bean loses to Joe Walsh on election night, I will be popping the champagne. THAT would be the comeback story of the year here.

I loathe a faux “moderate” like Melissa Bean more than an outright hard-core leftist like Jan Schakowsky. At least Schakowsky is honest about what she stands for, unlike the abortion-loving socialist/Chicago machine hack Melissa Bean always telling voters she’s a “fiscally conservative and socially moderate” suburban mom.

Things are looking for good in Illinois. My town gave 60% of the vote to Obama in ‘08, but Brady signs outnumber Quinn signs about 3-to-1 now. So much for the idea that “moderates” the only kind of candidates who can “win” here.


31 posted on 10/23/2010 2:11:26 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: tal hajus
The James Gang “Funk #409”.

Little, not too much, before my time. Will have to check it out.

Lady on the Rock.

32 posted on 10/23/2010 2:12:35 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (defeat islam.)
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To: Justaham

There was a thread earlier today about a micro camera...google the generic and consider investing in one. Then when stuff like this happens, you won’t be ordered to shut it off.


33 posted on 10/23/2010 2:13:43 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( A window seat, a jug of elderberry wine, and thou.)
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To: STARWISE; LUV W; Just A Nobody

Ya’ll might want to ping your lists to this...


34 posted on 10/23/2010 2:14:20 PM PDT by Allegra (Pablo is very wily.)
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To: Justaham

*


35 posted on 10/23/2010 2:15:04 PM PDT by PMAS
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To: Justaham

Joe stood up and covered his heart and said the pledge, what was the dem doing? It only shows him.


36 posted on 10/23/2010 2:17:09 PM PDT by StayoutdaBushesWay (Why Johnny Ringo, you look like someone just walked over your grave!)
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To: fortheDeclaration

The area from south of the WI state line to about Richton Park and East of the Fox River is suspect.

All the rest is ok.


37 posted on 10/23/2010 2:18:50 PM PDT by NeverForgetBataan (To the German Commander: ..........................NUTS !)
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To: Justaham
OMG it's like the scene in Sound of Music where they all stood up and sang Edelweiss with the outraged Nazi’s sitting in the front row. Is that what we have come to?
38 posted on 10/23/2010 2:24:14 PM PDT by SHOOT THE MOON bat (Hey White House liar. Truth comes out a little at a time.)
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To: Justaham

Right on folks !!! Kick those lib-tards down the stairs !!!


39 posted on 10/23/2010 2:25:48 PM PDT by Buffalowolf (Take out the trash and Obama too !!!!)
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To: PeaceBeWithYou

Wow!

Thanks for post that.

The fight is by no means over, but it’s looking like the heart and spirit of OUR America is going to win.

November...... 10 more days.


40 posted on 10/23/2010 2:26:47 PM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: Jim Robinson

Did everyone notice in the video...how their voices got louder when they said “Under God”.........

:)


41 posted on 10/23/2010 2:30:02 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (Here's a thought!! Donate to the website you are on RIGHT NOW!! .... *waves hi to DS*)
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To: Justaham

EXCELLENT - doing the right thing...for the right reasons!!!


42 posted on 10/23/2010 2:30:38 PM PDT by NordP (COMMON SENSE CONSERVATIVES - Love of Country, Less Govt, Stop Spending, No Govt Run Health Care!!!)
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To: Justaham

The League of Women Voters are a crusty boil on the backside of America.


43 posted on 10/23/2010 2:32:33 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Justaham

That is totally and completely awesome! I think the American people are waking up and I believe that groaning over in the corner is political correctness dying a slow and painful death.


44 posted on 10/23/2010 2:32:58 PM PDT by McGavin999 ("I was there when we had the numbers, but didn't have the principles"-Jim DeMint)
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To: SHOOT THE MOON bat

You’re right! Thought there was something familiar about that action. Thank you, Illinois Patriots!


45 posted on 10/23/2010 2:33:04 PM PDT by madison10
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To: Justaham

And the left constantly whines about how we question their patriotism....

Bastards.


46 posted on 10/23/2010 2:34:27 PM PDT by rbosque (11 year Freeper! Combat Economist.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

Yes, I did!


47 posted on 10/23/2010 2:35:05 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Justaham

This has now also been in two local Chicago burb papers with both initial and later followup stories, a couple youtube videos from different perspectives, Breitbart, and many patriotic conservative sites. Good to see the coverage expanding.

Also, the moderator’s bias has been solidly exposed from her participation in the Obama campaign Organizing for America to the many “Obamaphilia” (her title) photos of she has posted on her personal website including her persona interaction with the Obamas.


48 posted on 10/23/2010 2:37:56 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: tal hajus
Uh, that would be Funk #49. 409 was an all-purpose cleaner.
49 posted on 10/23/2010 2:39:24 PM PDT by ProfoundMan (Time to finish the Reagan Revolution! - RightyPics.com)
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To: Justaham

Well, all of us here know that the LWV has been a left wing organization for years that masquerades as a “non partisan” organization. It is past time to call them on this.


50 posted on 10/23/2010 2:41:05 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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