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DC Chapter BlackOp FREEP makes The Hill News Photos of the Year, 2003!
The Hill - Photos of the Year ^ | December 2003

Posted on 02/10/2004 2:16:30 PM PST by tgslTakoma

Look closely at the photos - just below Colin Powell, and to the right of Al Sharpton, you will see one of the hundreds of "anti-war" rally posters that had been plastered to lightboxes throughout the city.

The photo had been taken after the DC Chapter's stealth "Truth in Advertising Team" had made their rounds one evening.



The team of four, led by a former military PsyOp expert, made several late-night missions onto the mean streets of DC to place the stickers. We would go out one night and hit all the boxes around Union Station, the Capitol, Supreme Court, and even International ANSWER HQ, only to find our stickers pulled off the next night; so, out we'd go again - more determined to spread the truth about who was aiding the "anti-war" movement.

We widened our area of operation to include posters placed on 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th Streets, H Street (along Lafayette Park), K Street, North Capitol Street. We could tell, as the week wore on, that we were really rankling the lefties, because they were tearing the heck out of their own posters in an effort to remove our expertly affixed disclaimers!

We had covered so many of their posters that they were unable to keep up with us. There were several areas where our stickers were never removed.

One night as two of our team worked along K Street, we passed two lefties going in the opposite direction who were carrying a bucket of paste and flyers. We went back to that area later, to "further elaborate" on their messages.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Constitution/Conservatism; Cuba; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: Virginia; US: West Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2003review; aar; calwasthere; dcchapter; photos; so; whatsittoyou; yesshewas
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To: tgslTakoma
Fantastic Job!

Beating the lefties at their own game, ROFLMAO!!

51 posted on 02/10/2004 6:59:05 PM PST by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: tgslTakoma
Damn that's awesome!!! Excellent work!
52 posted on 02/10/2004 7:49:24 PM PST by BlueOneGolf (Support Louisville area Law Enforcement Officers. Go to: http://www.supportpolice.com)
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To: tgslTakoma
Hats off to the good guys. Great job.
53 posted on 02/10/2004 7:51:27 PM PST by GOPJ (NFL Fatcats: Grown men don't watch hollywood strip shows with wives and children.)
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To: tgslTakoma; Angelwood
"PHOTOS OF THE YEAR" - ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!!!

Keep us posted on the 3/20 event. A few of us Richmond folk are interested in coming up.
54 posted on 02/10/2004 7:56:03 PM PST by Flora McDonald (Stand the Storm!)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
Have you seen the government paymaster lately? We never did get paid for doing this one.

;-)

55 posted on 02/10/2004 7:56:29 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: conspiratoristo
 

Separated at birth???

56 posted on 02/10/2004 7:57:38 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks ("You play a good game boy, but the game is finished, now you die." --The Tall Man)
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To: Trteamer
The Vast Right Wing Apparatus at work.
(Hillary! upgraded us from a conspiracy last year, BTW)

Thanks for the kind words, TRteamer.

57 posted on 02/10/2004 8:00:28 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: firebrand
We ran off our own stickers using full page stick-on labels -- three to a page. We used Red ink most of the time, but I believe I ran some copies off on our fax/copier in black and white. Using scissors takes too long to cut the stickers -- Kinko's or Staples both have paper cutters that you can use for free.

All too often, cANSWER returns. Let's see, hmmmmm. Who will replace Saddam on the stickers for the March 20 rally?

I am in receipt of some of cANSWER's emails with information about planning meetings in NYC and other cities. If anyone is interested, I can forward that information on so that other chapters can infiltrate or make counterprotest plans for March 20.
58 posted on 02/10/2004 8:04:29 PM PST by Angelwood (FReepers are Everywhere! We Support Our Troops! (Hillary's Vast Rt Wg Conspiracy))
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To: BlueOneGolf
It's been aggravating these past couple of years, seeing the leftists at ANSWER getting MegaBucks and MegaPressCoverage for their "peace rallies", not to mention all their posters plastered on every darn flat surface in the city. A few of us were sitting around one night, snarling about it all, and the idea evolved from there.

The Washington Post still idolizes ANSWER; but we're working on that.

59 posted on 02/10/2004 8:08:34 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: Flora McDonald
Will do, Missy. BTW, I read your report on the VA Freep you guys did. Great work! Have you ever thought of relocating to DC? We could always use another artistic soul such as yourself up this way.
60 posted on 02/10/2004 8:12:08 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: tgslTakoma
Posting on illegally placed posters has to be legal.
61 posted on 02/10/2004 8:12:45 PM PST by luvbach1 (In the know on the border)
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To: tgslTakoma; basil
Before I forget, I want to say thanks to you for this great find. Sorry you are sick, but glad that you were able to post our contribution to "The Hill News Photos of the Year, 2003."

62 posted on 02/10/2004 8:21:18 PM PST by Angelwood (FReepers are Everywhere! We Support Our Troops! (Hillary's Vast Rt Wg Conspiracy))
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To: luvbach1
Exactly!
63 posted on 02/10/2004 8:27:11 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: Angelwood
Thanks, Angelwood. I made it through a whole day without having to open another box of Puffs Plus, so I must be getting better.
64 posted on 02/10/2004 8:28:50 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: tgslTakoma
I would have loved to do the midnight sticker op with you.
You guys are the greatest and an inspiration to FReepers everywhere!
65 posted on 02/10/2004 8:45:36 PM PST by Flora McDonald (Stand the Storm!)
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To: tgslTakoma
Absolutely fantastic! But then, the DC Chapter is always fantastic!!
66 posted on 02/10/2004 8:55:09 PM PST by basil (Pro2A Mother's Day Rally 2004. Washington DC--BE THERE! www.2Asisters.org)
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To: tgslTakoma
HEHEHEHEHEHEHE
67 posted on 02/11/2004 4:58:18 AM PST by bmwcyle (<a href="http://www.michaelmoore.com" target="_blank">miserable failure)
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To: tgslTakoma
DC FREEPERS RULE!!
68 posted on 02/11/2004 5:02:00 AM PST by Elkiejg (Clintons and Democrats have ruined America)
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To: basil
We had alot of fun with this project. Alot of fun :-)
69 posted on 02/11/2004 6:27:21 AM PST by kristinn
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To: luvbach1
There are legal ways to put posters up on light boxes in D.C. I don't think the A.N.S.W.E.R. volunteers abided by them though. Their last round of posters in October were taken down as soon as they went up. We had nothing to do with that. I suspect the D.C. government took them down for not following the rules.
70 posted on 02/11/2004 6:31:01 AM PST by kristinn
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To: tgslTakoma
Was this operation run with mercenaries? What was the going rate?
;>)
71 posted on 02/11/2004 9:27:57 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine's brother ("Never trust a RAT with anything" - Angelwood)
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To: tgslTakoma
AWESOME!!


”Now that’s some funky freepin’!”

72 posted on 02/11/2004 11:37:29 AM PST by Mr. Silverback (Pre-empt the third murder attempt-- Pray for Terry Schiavo!)
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To: tgslTakoma; Angelwood; saminfl; Jacvin
Hi, and a "well done!!" bump to you and the DC chapter!
73 posted on 02/11/2004 1:30:08 PM PST by cyn (www.terrisfight.org)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother
It was a team of girls (I guess there are some girls who are mercenary, but that's a debate for another day), led of course by our Warlord. But just because it was a bunch of girls doesn't mean we work for 80% of what a guy team would get paid.

JVb!! HELP! I've been kidnapped by a band of Sammie Abbott groupies!!! They made me post those pictures!

Don't worry, I'm OK - Just making sure that you're paying attention.

;-)

74 posted on 02/11/2004 6:36:14 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: basil; kristinn
We had alot of fun with this project. Alot of fun :-)

A lot of fun.


75 posted on 02/11/2004 7:27:28 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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Sorry all... too much chocolate tonight.
76 posted on 02/11/2004 7:28:34 PM PST by tgslTakoma (Why call it ANSWER? It's Workers World Party! Coming back to DC on March 20, 2004)
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To: tgslTakoma
You guys rock!
77 posted on 02/11/2004 7:40:58 PM PST by apackof2 (I won't be satisfied until I am too smart for my own good)
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To: tgslTakoma
bump!
78 posted on 02/11/2004 7:56:09 PM PST by PistolPaknMama (pro gun Mother's Day 2004! www.2asisters.org)
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To: tgslTakoma
This brings a tear to me eye! You guys are an inspiration!

79 posted on 02/11/2004 8:44:15 PM PST by Humidston (Two Words: TERM LIMITS)
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To: tgslTakoma
http://www.dcchapter.com/forums/html/avatars/joe-don-small.gif Excellent, Tiggles!

A.N.S.W.E.R.?
What was the
UESTION?

tgslTakoma, send me a Freepmail if you can't see the images I posted in this reply. I'm curious.

80 posted on 02/12/2004 4:50:49 AM PST by BufordP (I'd rather be Freepin')
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To: conspiratoristo; Doctor Raoul; Jimmy Valentine's brother
I love this. I want to get some bumper stickers printed up on this. I was thinking of a tag line on the sticker that says "It's a vote against America", but that doesn't sound catchy enough.

Can you guys cudgel your agile brains and give me some ideas? Freepmail me.

81 posted on 02/12/2004 6:03:02 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: tgslTakoma
If you need money on this for sticky bumper sticker type stuff, I'm in. Send me a freepmail. Keep thinking global and shooting local.

Regards,

82 posted on 02/12/2004 6:15:53 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: tgslTakoma
LOL!!! God love you guys and gals!
83 posted on 02/12/2004 6:43:18 AM PST by PistolPaknMama (pro gun Mother's Day 2004! www.2asisters.org)
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To: tgslTakoma
"daylight gang shootouts, murder"

Come on now, they solve around 50% of those.

Great work, btw.

84 posted on 02/16/2004 7:10:36 PM PST by CJ Wolf
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To: tgslTakoma
The DC Chapter ROX!
85 posted on 02/19/2004 2:06:30 PM PST by bondjamesbond
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To: tgslTakoma
I haven't been keeping up.....LOL. I did something like this in the early to mid '80s with stickers that looked like a red stamp saying "KGB Approved".

If you have some in a spot that are constantly being ripped down, put itching powder or something like that on them. Murine even, if they don't wash their hands after ripping them down (and what leftist ever washes?) and they eat something they will spend a lot of time in the bathroom (old bartender's trick). Of course, wear gloves yourselves when doing this.

Congrats,

-Eric

86 posted on 03/23/2004 3:02:51 PM PST by E Rocc (Ich bein un Clinton Hasser)
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