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PHOTOS AND REPORT ON DC CHAPTER FREEP OF LEFT AT RUMSFELD'S HOUSE
May 18, 2004 | BillF

Posted on 05/17/2004 10:35:29 PM PDT by BillF

In the report that follows, CLICK ON ANY PHOTO AND A FULL SIZE VERSION OF THE PHOTO SHOULD APPEAR . (Thumbnail photos hyperlinked to full versions.)  Also, I've linked to several sound files in WAV format.  Click on them and you should hear the sounds. Right click and save if you want to listen to them later.

Across the street from Rumsfeld's house with French Embassy and their fence behind us, FReepers wait for leftists.  TgslTakoma has back to camera as she makes last minute signs.  Trueblackman discusses Iraq with a liberal on a bicycle.  Kristinn holds a sign behind Bmwcyle who is also holding a sign.

Even as Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld made a surprise visit to our troops in Iraq on Thursday, May 13, 2004, FReepers of DC Chapter conducted a surprise FReep of various leftists purporting to re-enact "torture" of Iraqi prisoners outside Rumsfeld's DC home. The stealth FReep by DC Chapter's special ops unit achieved total strategic and tactical surprise, leaving leftists looking like deer in the headlights on several occasions.

The honor roll of FReepers at this gathering of eagles: tgslTakoma, Bmwcyle, Trueblackman, Jimmy Valentine's brother, Kristinn, and BillF.

DC Chapter FReepers gathered across the street from Rummy's, in front of the French Embassy's curved iron fence, and waited for the leftists. DC Police and other security forces were out in force as we waited. I think that Army or other military provide security for Rummy's house. Uniform officers of the Secret Service, who provide security for foreign embassies and diplomats, drove by numerous times.

 

Before the leftists march had arrived, a liberal guy on a bicycle stopped and argued with Trueblackman about Iraqi policy. A guy with a skateboard, who appeared to be a recon guy for the leftists, stood on our side of the street about 25 feet from us. As I videotaped some of the arriving leftists, skateboard guy had his video camera on me and my camera focused on him.   Until he "blinked" and turned his camera away from me,  we had several seconds of a video standoff from 25 feet.

Trueblackman, appropriately having an American flag above and behind him, continues to discuss Iraq with liberal.  The liberal was apparently not part of the
demonstration, but agreed with much of the anti-war position. 
Police car in background was one of numerous police cars nearby.

A very pregnant Rebecca Cooper, a local channel 7 reporter, walked by and talked to us before the arrival of the leftists.  As she observed a photo from the Berg murder on one of our signs, Cooper responded to one of our questions by saying that she had not seen the Berg torture murder video.  One of the FReepers told her that she should indeed wait until her child was born before viewing the video. 

Cooper smiled when I pointed to the Berg murder photo and said, "I sure hope that, if we catch any of these murders, we don't subject them to sleep deprivation to get the other killers or to prevent further murders like this.  I would be too upset to sleep if I found out that my government was waking these killers up at night. "

(DC Chapter co-leader Kristinn reports that Cooper had a quite fair report on the left's protest and our counter-protest on the 11 pm news that night.)

 

About 35 leftists gather in front of Rumsfeld's house. 

Not visible are numerous security officers around the perimeter of the house.  Many of the cars in the photo are likely unmarked police and security cars. (Unfortunately, the above was the only photo of the leftists where my camera's auto-focus worked.)

The leftists included members of Code Pink, DC Anti-War Network, and Shirts Off. The latter group apparently is concerned that the cost of the war is taking the shirt off their backs, whereas they believe that such high government spending is not justified for liberating another country and safeguarding our country. Instead, they want the monies transferred to education, healthcare, and federal daycare for pets.

Leftists planned to re-enact the Iraqi prisoner "torture" at Dupont Circle, at least ten blocks south of Rumsfeld's house, before marching to Rummy's place and re-enacting all over again. However, the re-enactors apparently decided not to do the re-enactments at Dupont Circle, but waited until they were at Rummy's before they performed their bizarre show. 

Unfortunately for them, more than half of them of the one hundred or so leftists at Dupont Circle did not make the march to Rummy's.  Numerous of the leftists in the march had signs with photographs of  the "torture." 

Some of the marchers who dropped out are said to have been inspired by the "torture" photos to book passage to Iraq in hopes of becoming U.S. prisoners there.  Other march dropouts are rumored to have been inspired to go to Barney Frank's house.  We could not where any of the march dropouts went.

As the leftists arrived at Rumsfeld's, numerous reporters were with them.  The leftists were chanting in a pattern common to the leftists.  A leader shouts something, followers (F) respond.  (This pattern had been emphasized to DC Chapter FReepers last year by a helpful police officer as noted in box at right below.)

 So, it was:

Leader: "U.S.!"

Followers: "OUT!"

Leader: "RUMSFELD!"

Followers: "OUT!"

ad infinitum, ad nauseum.

Then, when the leftists arrived fully on scene, they stopped chanting.

tgslTakoma immediately shouted:

 YOU SUPPORT THE DEATH OF INNOCENT AMERICANS! [Leftists became frozen like deer in the headlights.  They, and the press around them, instantly turn their heads and focus on the FReepers.]

YOU GIVE YOUR UNCONDITIONAL SUPPORT TO THE IRAQI RESISTANCE!

YOU HAVE BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS!

When tgslTakoma stopped momentarily, and per Jimmy Valentine's brother's pre-FReep chant suggestion, I started chanting:  GIVE RUMMY A RAISE!

Other FReepers joined in.  It took several seconds and numerous Rummy chants before the leftists recovered sufficiently to start chanting again.

CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE SOUND FILE OF LEFTISTS AND FREEPERS (WAV FORMAT,  30 SECONDS, 650 Kb). Right click and save if you want to listen later.

[Note that the microphone was on me.  Therefore, when we started chanting GIVE RUMMY A RAISE, my voice sounds loudest, even through other FReepers actually chanted louder.]

[I made some short video files, but my interface device to attach camcorder to computer is not working.  Therefore, no video files this time.  Maybe some other time, I'll have video files.]

 

HELPFUL POLICE OFFICER TELLS FREEPERS HOW TO CHANT

The leader-follower pattern of chants used by the leftists had been emphasized to DC Chapter FReepers last year by a helpful police officer.  When waiting for leftists near the White House in exceptionally cold weather, FReepers started chanting "WE WANT GLOBAL WARMING!" 

A police officer,  sensing a need for help,  suggested that the chant had to have a leader who would call out, followed by a response from the rest.  Following the kind suggestions of the officer,  FReepers tried to keep warm by repeatedly chanting:

Leader: WHAT DO WE WANT?

Followers: GLOBAL WARMING.

Leader: WHEN DO WE WANT IT?

Followers: NOW!

. . .

This led to a shouting match between FReepers and leftists.

When the leftists chanted NO BLOOD FOR OIL, Bmwcycle shouted YOU SHOULD BE FACING THE FRENCH EMBASSY WITH THAT CHANT!

tgslTakoma shouted AL- QAEDA THANKS YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!  (I'll try to post a reply with a Reuters photo of tgslTakoma in action.)

FReepers chanted: SWIM TO CUBA! [CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE SOUND FILE (WAV FORMAT,  9 SECONDS, 183 Kb). Right click and save if you want to listen later.]

Kristinn shouted: YOU NEVER DEMONSTRATED AGAINST SADDAM! tgslTakoma: YOU NEVER! Kristinn: YOU NEVER DEMONSTRATED AGAINST AL QUAEDA! YOU HATE THIS COUNTRY! tgslTakoma: YOU HAVE BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS! Kristinn:    YOU LOVE IT WHEN AMERICANS GET KILLED! [CLICK HERE TO HEAR THE SOUND FILE (WAV FORMAT,  17 SECONDS, 370 Kb).]

Bmwcyle: STOP SUPPORTING ISLAMIC FACISM! STOP SUPPORTING THE ENSLAVEMENT OF WOMEN!

FReepers chant: WHERE ARE YOUR BURKAS?

Leftist chants included: Leader: FIRE RUMSFELD Followers: TORTURE.  Other chants: STOP THE BUSH TORTURE!

One of the Code Pink leaders,  believed to be Gael Murphy, came up to confront Kristinn and the police made her go back to her group.  This was the subject of an AP photograph.  (I'll try to post a reply with that photo.)

 

Once some leftist guy came over to argue with Kristinn, "Get out of my face! Go back to your group," Kristinn told him.  When the leftist refused, Bmwcyle called an officer.  The officer told the guy, "OK, man, let's go." The leftist walked back to his comrades.

On one of the two occasions when a leftist was ordered by the police to step away from our demonstration (we had a permit) and get out of our faces, the leftist or comrades apparently demanded police badge numbers and raised a stink. 

Within 15 minutes or so of their arrival, the leftists slithered off into the night.  They had largely lost their press as many of the reporters had begun interviewing FReepers.

Trueblackman being interviewed by an Arab news service.

Jimmy Valentine's brother puffs on a victory
cigar following the rout of the leftists.

 

Bmwcyle being interviewed.

 

tgslTakoma talks on the phone
after the leftists have fled.

Kristinn being interviewed.

 

 

Kristinn talks on the phone about the successfully concluded FReep.
My sign is leaning against the French Embassy's fence next to Kristinn.

Trueblackman projects his usual confidence.  Officers meet behind him
after the leftists returned to their various spider holes.

Bmwcyle, partially behind a reporter, at left.  tgslTakoma, near U.S. flag, chats with a DC police officer as  Jimmy Valentine's brother in blue shirt listens. 
Kristinn talks on the phone. 
The guy on the right was looking for a restaurant suitable for his girlfriend's birthday on a different day.  He saw the leftists march and followed out of curiosity,
ending up with us as he agreed with the U.S. liberation of Iraq.  Bmwcyle talked to him quite a bit and may have recruited a new FReeper.

 

The police were professional and courteous, as they almost always are in dealings with FReepers. (See last photo, which shows tgslTakoma chatting amicably with an officer.)  I mention this for two reasons.  First, we had a couple disagreements  with the police in the past two months.  It's important that FReepers in other locations appreciate that friction between DC FReepers and police is relatively rare.  Second, last week was National Police Week and everyone should keep in mind that police are on the front line in both the war on terrorism and their activities protecting us from criminals. 

With the leftists gone, FReepers packed up their signs and left.  Several of us moved to an undisclosed location for food, drink, and plotting of further peaceful actions against U.S.-based friends of Saddam Hussein and Osama Bin Laden.

Appreciation is expressed to StayAt HomeMother for posting the live thread as listed below:

 

DC Chapter at Rumsfeld House: Surprise FReep of Left LIVE THREAD!

Posted on 05/13/2004 4:31:46 PM PDT by StayAt HomeMother

DC Chapter has just begun a STEALTH, NO advance notice, FReep of the Code Pink and other leftists who are at Rumsfeld's house in Northwest DC to re-enact "torture" of Iraqi prisoners. Some stalwart members of the DC Chapter have gathered peacefully to counter the leftists.

CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THAT THREAD.

In addition to the local channel 7 report that Kristinn observed to be a fair rendition of the night's events, I saw Greg Kelly of Fox News report on Washington developments in the prison abuse scandal during Fox & Friends on Friday, May 14.  He showed a few seconds of the leftists at Rumsfeld's house and, very briefly showed, tgslTakoma, Trueblackman, Jimmy Valentine's brother and Bmwcyle, who was largely obscured by JVB. Additionally, one AP photo and one Reuters photo showed FReepers.  I'll try to include those photos in a reply post.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: aar; antiwar; codepink; codepinkdc; dcchapter; peaceprotestors; rumsfeld; rumsfeldshouse
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To: tgslTakoma
Kristinn . . . told them, in his deep and very loud voice (JVb and Kristinn share that gift of full-throated voices), that they have NEVER spoken out against the terrorists

Your voice was also quite impressive on the tape. Did you listen to the first sound file? You were great!

101 posted on 05/18/2004 3:50:27 PM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: BillF; Trueblackman; Jimmy Valentine's brother; bmwcyle; kristinn; Angelwood
Here's my few photos, finally. I've been really busy trying to get my house in order, and must post and run right now. Thanks for posting the thread, BillF, and for keeping the thread bumped with commentary.

Lefty wanted to distract Kristinn during his "speech" to other lefties. That's a typical tactic of the leftists; to get individuals in our small group in one-on-one "dialogues" so that their larger protest can continue undisrupted by us.

Kristinn told the guy to go away.

Lefty girl was offended that we didn't want to talk to her or her male cohort.

Gael Murphy of Code Pinko She's got a hard-on for Rumsfeld; according to her comrades' website, she's one of the gals who has disrupted Rummy's public appearances with her screaming etc.

Out of focus, but it shows the meager attendance by the left

Not sure who this gal is, but she wanted to argue with the men in our group

BillF's back, and bmwcyle being interviewed by an Arab news crew

I can't translate the words on the interviewer's mike

AP and Reuters photographers took many photos of Jimmy Valentine's brother... ... as he held this sign & spoke out about the real atrocity and how the media won't touch it. Of course, Reuters and AP proved his point by not publishing any photos of this sign.

JVb

Kristinn and JVb in front of the French Ambassador's residence. The French immediately surrendered.

Trueblackman wins the "Best Dressed" award for the day!

102 posted on 05/18/2004 4:28:42 PM PDT by tgslTakoma (Still waiting for my paycheck from Mr. Scaife...)
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To: BufordP; CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC; MEG33; nutmeg; FairOpinion; Sockdologer; hoosiermama; ...

more photos ping!


103 posted on 05/18/2004 4:45:16 PM PDT by tgslTakoma (Still waiting for my paycheck from Mr. Scaife...)
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To: tgslTakoma

Bump!


104 posted on 05/18/2004 5:29:46 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Terri Schiavo deserves to have her wishes followed--Grant her a divorce.)
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To: tgslTakoma

Very nice. Bump!


105 posted on 05/18/2004 5:37:57 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (hoplophobia is a mental aberration rather than a mere attitude)
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To: BillF

bump....will hvae to see if they have the story from channel 7 online.


106 posted on 05/18/2004 5:55:21 PM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: BillF; kristinn; tgslTakoma; Trueblackman; bmwcyle; Jimmy Valentine's brother
Kudos to you all, EXCELLENT job!

The pictures and the audio lift my spirit in these insane times. I hope when the time comes for me to protest useful idiots I do as well. YOU GUYS RULE!!!

Keep fighting the good fight.
107 posted on 05/18/2004 6:02:49 PM PDT by Agitate (littlegreenfootballs.com/weblog -Jihadwatch.org -Protestwarrior.com -Congress.org -ACLJ.org)
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To: Trueblackman

you know, you ought to be on the cover of GQ.

:)


108 posted on 05/18/2004 6:05:09 PM PDT by RaceBannon (VOTE DEMOCRAT AND LEARN ARABIC FREE!!)
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To: CWOJackson
Anyone know what their usernames are? ;-)
109 posted on 05/18/2004 6:06:00 PM PDT by Cultural Jihad
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To: Cultural Jihad
There are a couple of the usual suspects not posting today.

Look's like they decided to get out of the house for a while.

110 posted on 05/18/2004 6:08:21 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: Cultural Jihad
I noticed in the accompanying photos that liberals do tend to have a bicycle between their legs when outdoors.

I'm glad there's something there.

111 posted on 05/18/2004 6:09:33 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: BillF

WOW!!!!! What a great job... I wish I could have been there......

AWESOME!!!!


112 posted on 05/18/2004 6:22:58 PM PDT by bellas_sister (" Senator, do you know there's a girl found dead in your car?")
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To: tgslTakoma
Out of focus, but it shows the meager attendance by the left.

Like you, my camera had focusing problems when turned on the leftists. Are they using ultraviolent lasers or strips of aluminum foil in their hats to mess up the focus on our cameras? :)

Great photos!

113 posted on 05/18/2004 6:51:54 PM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: 3catsanadog; 4ConservativeJustices; aft_lizard; Alamo-Girl; Alas Babylon!; alethia; ...

Pinging those who posted to the live thread.


114 posted on 05/18/2004 7:22:02 PM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: BillF

bump to the top


115 posted on 05/18/2004 7:28:02 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (~The Dragon Flies' Lair~ Poetry and Prose~)
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To: tgslTakoma; BillF

Thanks to both of you for posting the photos. I wish I could have made it up there but something tells me there will be plenty of FReepin' opportunities before November.


116 posted on 05/18/2004 7:36:15 PM PDT by Flora McDonald (Stand the Storm!)
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To: BillF

Once again DC FReepers rise to the occasion. Awesome!


117 posted on 05/18/2004 7:37:47 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: BillF

Great photos Bill and crew...


118 posted on 05/18/2004 7:41:01 PM PDT by in the Arena ("rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. ~ Orwell)
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To: BillF
REALLY, REALLY, excellent work!

I love how you all stood up to the leftist protesting Rummy.

Great pics, too.

119 posted on 05/18/2004 7:48:10 PM PDT by TOUGH STOUGH
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To: BillF

120 posted on 05/18/2004 7:51:32 PM PDT by wolficatZ (___><))))*>_ \0/___/|___)
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To: tgslTakoma

Thanks for the picture ping.

Great photo's!

:o)

BTTT


121 posted on 05/18/2004 7:54:15 PM PDT by Vets_Husband_and_Wife
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To: BillF

Great photos and report. Thank You for the ping. Thank You, D.C. Freepers for being there. Way to go!


122 posted on 05/18/2004 8:16:49 PM PDT by deadhead (God Bless Our Troops and Veterans Bush-Cheney '04)
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To: BillF; All

Alright Rack Freepers kick at Rummy crib photos

Rack itttt

HA HA hey Protester maybe it been better if you listen to Wash PD HELLO


123 posted on 05/18/2004 8:27:02 PM PDT by SevenofNine ("Not everybody , in it, for truth, justice, and the American way,"=Det Lennie Briscoe)
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To: BillF; tgslTakoma
Like you, my camera had focusing problems when turned on the leftists.

I'm surprised you folks didn't realize what was happening. Then again, maybe it's something that's only known to military folks.

For years - all the Soviets built were blurry airplanes, as evidenced by our early intelligence pictures of their aircraft. None of them were built in a sharply focused manner.

The leftists are simply using old Soviet aircraft technology - maybe as a sort of tribute to their ideal government system.

124 posted on 05/18/2004 8:27:26 PM PDT by Tennessee_Bob (in time...like tears in the rain...)
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To: BillF

Thanks for the ping!


125 posted on 05/18/2004 9:43:57 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: BillF; GummyIII

THanks for the ping Bill!

Gummy, check out the great pics of trueblackman!


126 posted on 05/18/2004 10:10:12 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (Please pray for our troops.... http://anyservicemember.navy.mil/)
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To: tgslTakoma
I can't translate the words on the interviewer's mike

OK. Let me take a close look at it..... The first letter is an "o" with an umlaut over it.

The entire 5 letters apparently read "ojell"

This translates to "jello". (Pig Latin is one of the root languages of Arabic).

The umlauts are a recent addition to written Arabic. They were added in the 1930's to honor the native language of some one or the other of the European leaders of that era whom the Arabs greatly admired.

I know all this to be true because I used to listen to Doctor Science broadcasts.

127 posted on 05/18/2004 10:38:11 PM PDT by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (This is your brain. This is your brain on liberalism. Any questions?)
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To: BillF

BTTT!!!!!!


128 posted on 05/19/2004 3:08:06 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: E.G.C.

This is a job well done by the creative, brave and resorceful DC chapter.


129 posted on 05/19/2004 3:25:24 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: tgslTakoma

Thanks for the photos. You finally got my good side!


130 posted on 05/19/2004 3:52:22 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (My other brother's Buford)
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To: tgslTakoma

Thanks for the ping, Tiggles!


131 posted on 05/19/2004 4:04:15 AM PDT by BufordP (I'm Jimmy Valentine's Brother's brother)
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To: BillF

You are so great DC Freepers. We appreciate.


132 posted on 05/19/2004 5:55:32 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: tgslTakoma

Cool pics, good job everyone!


133 posted on 05/19/2004 7:35:41 AM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: BillF
Thanks for the ping ~ good stuff!

We are winning ~ the bad guys are losing ~ trolls, terrorists, democrats and the mainstream media are sad ~ very sad!

~~ Bush/Cheney 2004 ~~

135 posted on 05/19/2004 8:17:39 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: BillF

Nice work. Makes me want to move to D.C.


136 posted on 05/19/2004 8:34:26 AM PDT by GVnana
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To: BillF

EXCELLENT GANG!!! You make me proud!!!!

What is this all about??? "Instead, they want the monies transferred to education, healthcare, and federal daycare for pets." Daycare for PETS?????????????????

You don't HAVE to HAVE a pet. Sheesh! They SHOULD get LOW maintainance pets if they can't take care of them, like cats. They are FINE with being home alone all day.


137 posted on 05/19/2004 8:57:47 AM PDT by buffyt (Kerry is a Flop Flipper, he Flips Flop, all the Flop that he Flips, is well Flipped Flop!)
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To: BillF
Great photos and account of the Freep! God bless all of you for your hard work.

Is Trueblackqueman the guy that gones on Hannity and Colmes every now and then?

On one of the two occasions when a leftist was ordered by the police to step away from our demonstration (we had a permit) and get out of our faces, the leftist or comrades apparently demanded police badge numbers and raised a stink.

I've had occasions at the nursing home I work for to be threatened by certain residents if I don't drop every thing I'm doing right now to take care of them. "I'm going to report you!" I tell them, well that's certainly your right; just make sure you get my name right.

138 posted on 05/19/2004 11:01:05 AM PDT by 3catsanadog (When anything goes, everything does.)
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To: buffyt
Buffyt started by quoting me about Shirts Off: "Instead, they want the monies transferred to education, healthcare, and federal daycare for pets." Daycare for PETS?????????????????

You don't HAVE to HAVE a pet.

I was joking about the federal daycare for pets (I should have added an emoticon :). Someday federal daycare for pets will happen unless we oppose the "federal govt should do everything" philosophy.

139 posted on 05/19/2004 11:45:08 AM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~; Trueblackman

Yep...posted the link on PP last night when he was getting such flack from RB.... It made RB go ballastic...Snicker. Way to go, TBM!!


140 posted on 05/19/2004 1:37:52 PM PDT by GummyIII (I'll try being nicer if you'll try being smarter.)
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To: 3catsanadog
Is Trueblackqueman the guy that gones on Hannity and Colmes every now and then?

Yes, same great guy, great FReeper, but I've corrected his screen name in the quote above.

It was also Trueblackman who get banned from a bookstore by Hillary's private security for ridiculous, absurd reasons per the first below thread, whereas he really got under the libs' skin by holding a sign saying: I WANT TO BE AMERICS'S 44TH WHITE PRESIDENT per the second below thread. (The sign was his slam against Kerry for saying that he [Kerry] would be the second black President.)

Hillary's Staff Threatens to Abort Booksigning Over D.C. Chapter (4/21/04)
D.C. Chapter ^ | Wednesday, April 21, 2004 | Kristinn

Posted on 04/21/2004 9:10:57 PM PDT by kristinn

Honor Roll for tonight: Angelwood, tgslTakoma, Trueblackman, scholastic, 3D-Joy and kristinn. Big thanks to Rummyfan for the tip!

Her Heinous, Hillary Rodham Clinton, held a booksigning for the paperback release of her book, Living History, at the Books-a-Million in Washington, D.C.'s ultra-liberal Dupont Circle tonight.

The booksigning was nearly called off because Hillary Clinton's staff freaked out when Trueblackman went through the line twice to get copies of Hillary's books signed by her.

[snip]

One guard got in his face and told him he was banned from the store.

CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THAT THREAD.

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Federal Police Ordered D.C. Chapter Silenced Outside Democrat Fundraiser 3/25/04
D.C. Chapter ^ | Thursday, March 25, 2004 | Kristinn

Posted on 03/25/2004 10:06:57 PM PST by kristinn

Honor Roll for tonight: Staytrue, BillF, Angelwood, tgslTakoma, GunsareOK, BufordP, Trueblackman, sauropod and kristinn.

An officer with the Federal Protective Service ordered the D.C. Chapter of Free Republic to stop addressing Democrats waiting across the street to enter the Democratic Party's Unity Dinner in Washington, D.C. tonight.

[snip]

Trueblackman came to the rescue and lightened the mood with a sign of his own that mocked John Kerry's statement that he wanted to be 'America's second black President' after Bill Clinton.

Trueblackman's sign said "I WANT TO BE AMERICA'S 44TH WHITE PRESIDENT."

That was a controversial sign. Folks either laughed or scowled when they saw him holding it. A Washington Post photographer came over and took several pictures of Trueblackman with his sign.

A while later, an older white man, who looked like a politician but we can't place his face, came out to get in his chauffer driven sedan. He called out to us, "Vote Kerry."

Trueblackman told him, "I'm voting for Bush."

This set the white man off. He sneered at Trueblackman, "What has George Bush ever done for you?" The racist way that sounded stunned us all, I think.

CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THAT THREAD.


141 posted on 05/19/2004 2:28:17 PM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: GummyIII

I missed that! Glad you found it!

It doesn't take RB much to get him going. lol He's a fighter for sure......ah but how much we've grown (and how much I've learned) since we/I first met him. He's not hard to debate now. GRIN


142 posted on 05/19/2004 4:21:58 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (Please pray for our troops.... http://anyservicemember.navy.mil/)
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To: tgslTakoma

THANKS for the ping!


143 posted on 05/19/2004 8:19:28 PM PDT by Humidston (You heard it here - BUSH/RICE - 2004)
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To: GummyIII; ~Kim4VRWC's~

RB? "Our" old RB??? The one who waters lawns???

OhBoy.... Inquiring minds want to know!! Tehee. Talk about ancient history! ;-)


144 posted on 05/19/2004 8:37:12 PM PDT by Humidston (You heard it here - BUSH/RICE - 2004)
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To: BillF

I think it would be to start a

FREEP TRADITION

OF FREEPERS TAKING FREE COFFEE AND DONUTS TO THE POLICE--AT LEAST ENOUGH FRO THOSE CLOSEST TO FREEPERS AND WITH WHOM FREEPERS WOULD INTERACT PERSONALLY.

Civility and generosity can bear good fruit.

At least they'd be likely to have left the scene with a positive aura around the thought of

FREEPERS.

. . . SOMEWHAT regardless of their politics.


145 posted on 05/19/2004 8:45:20 PM PDT by Quix (Choose this day whom U will serve: Shrillery & demonic goons or The King of Kings and Lord of Lords)
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To: Humidston; GummyIII

Yes yes, the one who is associated with a um.... screeching owl..or any thing fowl that flies. GRIN (if he reads this, I'm JUST TEASING heh heh)


146 posted on 05/19/2004 8:49:23 PM PDT by Freedom2specul8 (Please pray for our troops.... http://anyservicemember.navy.mil/)
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To: ~Kim4VRWC's~

That news is hysterical! So he's still slinking around, huh?

I'm not worried about him reading my comment. He's a TOAD. Heheh! And NO WAY would he last past 3-4 posts before he got bounced from FR anyway! He belongs on DU, LOL!


147 posted on 05/19/2004 9:02:19 PM PDT by Humidston (You heard it here - BUSH/RICE - 2004)
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Way to go DC Chapter!


148 posted on 05/19/2004 9:59:11 PM PDT by GeorgiaYankee
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To: Humidston; ~Kim4VRWC's~

Oh, you ought to come check it out, Humidston! It's a hoot. Mornin', ladies......


149 posted on 05/20/2004 3:00:42 AM PDT by GummyIII (I'll try being nicer if you'll try being smarter.)
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To: BillF

Way to go DC Freepers!


150 posted on 05/20/2004 10:02:38 AM PDT by Rummyfan
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