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Iraqi Women: "Thank You USA" + Swift Vets - 7:00 PM Eastern (4:00 PM Pacific) TODAY (Sunday)
KRLA 870 AM - Move America Forward ^ | 10/10/2004 | Larry Marino

Posted on 10/10/2004 3:56:16 PM PDT by Impeach98

A Special 3 Hour Radio Event
Supporting Our Troops & The War on Terror

A very special three-hour event takes place TODAY - Sunday, October 10, 2004 from 7:00PM - 10:00PM [Eastern] ... 4:00PM - 7:00PM [Pacific]. "Moving America Forward" is a radio program orgiinating from KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles and simulcast LIVE on the Internet which rallies Americans to support our troops and the fight against terrorism. The program is a benefit event for the group, Move America Forward.

The program is hosted by KRLA's Larry Marino and guests include:

Iraqi women who are travelling the USA right now. Their mission: to say "THANK YOU" to the United States for liberating their country from the tyranny and terror of brutal dictator, Saddam Hussein.

* Scott Swett [Part of the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth, a Director of the Free Republic Network, and leader of www.WinterSoldier.com]

* Steve Pitken [Winter Soldiers Investigation] - Read his compelling testimony from the Vietnam War by CLICKING HERE * David Horowitz, author of "Unholy Alliance," also director of The Center for the Study of Popular Culture and Front Page Magazine

*Deborah Johns - Northern California Marine Moms. Mother of William Johns,a U.S. Marine who has been serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Get this - WILLIAM GOT HOME YESTERDAY! He will join us his very first day after returning from Iraq with his mother.

*Melissa Hioco - Wife of Jason Hioco, an Army National Guardsman serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

*Howard Kaloogian - Chairman, Move America Forward, California State Assemblyman (1994-2000), Chairman of the Recall Gray Davis Committee - www.RecallGrayDavis.com, Chairman of the Defend Reagan Committee - www.DefendReagan.org.

* John Ubaldi - Special Advisor, Move America Forward, served in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

SO PLEASE TUNE IN:

4:00 - 7:00 PM Pacific [That's 7:00 - 10:00 PM Eastern]

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN LIVE

The program will originate from KRLA 870 AM in Los Angeles and benefits Move America Forward.
[If you live in Southern California tune in to the radio to hear the show on KRLA 870 AM]


Larry Marino, Howard Kaloogian, Deborah Johns, David Horowitz, Steve Pitkin


TOPICS: Announcements; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; horowitz; iraq; iraqiwomen; krla; larrymarino; radio; terrorism; thankyou; war

1 posted on 10/10/2004 3:56:17 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98
This is in 10 MINUTES.
2 posted on 10/10/2004 3:58:16 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: DoctorZIn

PONG


3 posted on 10/10/2004 4:00:57 PM PDT by nuconvert (Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.)
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To: Impeach98

It's ON - It's ON... they just played excerpts of Peter Jennings, Judy Woodruff and DAN RATHER denying media bias - LOL!!!


4 posted on 10/10/2004 4:06:07 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: nuconvert

PONG? Is that a 60 foot ping?
Thanks for the post! Should be interesting.


5 posted on 10/10/2004 4:06:42 PM PDT by ProudVet77 (02NOV04 - Welcome to reality Senator Kerry)
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To: ProudVet77
I thought he meant the late 70's Atari video game...


6 posted on 10/10/2004 4:08:44 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: ProudVet77
This is going to be a Kleenex show at times.
7 posted on 10/10/2004 4:08:55 PM PDT by ProudVet77 (02NOV04 - Welcome to reality Senator Kerry)
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To: All

Iraqi women should be on in about 10-15 minutes!


8 posted on 10/10/2004 4:13:47 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Capt. John Green (from Iraq) is played - reporting first-hand from Iraq. Then his wife Misha (from Los Angeles) called in after hearing her husband... the first time in months.


9 posted on 10/10/2004 4:23:10 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Poooiiiinnnnnggggg

What a great program!

But...where is Melanie Morgan?

JK


10 posted on 10/10/2004 4:24:26 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: RonDog

Hay Ron, you listening to this?


11 posted on 10/10/2004 4:26:46 PM PDT by Syncro
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This is great stuff... come on people... listen! Pass this around while the show is still going!


12 posted on 10/10/2004 4:29:55 PM PDT by oolatec
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To: oolatec

OK FREEPERS! MoveAmericaForward needs our help. Large or small contributions for positive advertising regarding our accomplishments in Irag...straight from the Troops over the next few weeks! Stories the MSM will not show. We need this badly! All I could afford was $25, but for $100, you get a copy of Laura Ingraham's book. FREEPER CHALLENGE! EAGLES UP!


13 posted on 10/10/2004 4:39:41 PM PDT by Bobbisox (MOVE AMERICA FORWARD NEEDS OUR HELP!)
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To: All

David Horowitz is on now!


14 posted on 10/10/2004 4:40:27 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

The Iraqi woman is ON HOLD now!!!!


15 posted on 10/10/2004 4:43:38 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Bobbisox
Cool :)

It's a great mix of guests today... Horowitz speaks with experience and it's kinda chilling. A lot of what one's "worst instincts" about hard core liberals end up being true... so sayeth David H.

16 posted on 10/10/2004 4:51:24 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98
We are OVER $1,000 raised from the program. Good stuff. You can enjoy the program and help fight back against the liberal left and mainstream old media monopoly.

CONTRIBUTE ONLINE

17 posted on 10/10/2004 4:52:41 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Over $2,000!


18 posted on 10/10/2004 4:57:55 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

BUMP!


19 posted on 10/10/2004 5:00:36 PM PDT by Bobbisox (MOVE AMERICA FORWARD NEEDS OUR HELP!)
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To: Bobbisox; All

First Iraqi woman is on NOW!!!


20 posted on 10/10/2004 5:11:36 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

FReepers Rock! Keep the comments coming. Donate! Donate!
I'm so happy Howard won the election in Australia. You guys are next! GO BUSH!


21 posted on 10/10/2004 5:16:51 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Evil: Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf. Click Fred Nerks for link.)
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To: Fred Nerks
I was thrilled about Howard's win too!

Now... Howard KALOOGIAN - Chairman of Move America Forward = rocks too!

The past 10 minutes were awesome. First the "THANK YOU" from the people of Iraq. And then the first-hand testimonial from William John's a US Marine who just returned from Iraq.

Goose bumps here!

22 posted on 10/10/2004 5:26:47 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Iraqi women tour U.S. with this quiet, stunning message: (Thanks for liberating Iraq.)

By Laura Berman / The Detroit News
August 5th 2004



They are two Iraqi women on a tour of the American Midwest, conveying a simple but somehow stunning message.

To wit: Thanks for liberating Iraq. Thanks for sending American troops. You Americans are a lovely people.

Taghreed Al-Qaragholi, 30, and Surood Ahmad Falih, 33, are college-educated, professional women who have flourished in post-occupation Iraq.

They are believers in democracy, believers in the current transformation of their country. As women, they feel particularly affected.

Both insist that their lives, and those of most Iraqis, have improved since Saddam Hussein’s statue was toppled in Baghdad.

Falih, who watched family members being bombed in their own car under Saddam’s regime, has no doubts that the situation has improved.

For 10 years, as a United Nations employee, she’s worked with a small Kurdish village in Iraq whose male population was completely eliminated during the Saddam regime.

“There are no men. Zero,” she says. “It was very bad there. There was no safe place.”

She carries a folded e-mail print-out from a South Carolina soldier’s mother — a woman who invited her to stay with her family — and tears flood her eyes when she speaks of other kindnesses she’s experienced in the United States.

Both women are here under the auspices of the Iraq-America Freedom Alliance, a coalition of Chaldean, Kurdish and Muslim groups, among others. And that group is, in turn, funded by a U.S. foundation whose board members include Steve Forbes, former U.N. Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick, and Al Gore’s former aide, Donna Brazile — a foundation committed to what its spokesman, Bill McCarthy, calls “an aggressive war on terrorism.”

These two women are here to say good things about the U.S. presence in Iraq, and to encourage an American response to terrorism, and during their visit Wednesday to the Detroit area, they did so with conviction and charm.

They describe themselves as women fighting for the rights of women in Iraq — rights they say have now been won, if not fully secured. Under the country’s new constitution — the document that Al-Qaragholi laboriously typed and re-typed while its words were being debated and repeatedly changed — women are guaranteed representation in the parliament.

“Before women had no political rights. Now we have four government ministers who are women, six deputy ministers. It is very different than under Saddam Hussein,” says Al-Qaragholi, who is an administrator with one of Iraq’s political parties. She also says that women make up 60 percent of the population, a gender distortion produced by years of war and political executions.

She sees her two younger sisters, ages 18 and 17, as newly hopeful about their lives and futures.


“Before, we educated ourselves to be able to leave. We were like machines, and we kept our emotions inside,” said Falih.

Both women insisted that most Iraqis support the American troops. “We want to say thank you to the mothers and fathers of American soldiers,” says Falih.

They are here, uttering words Americans do not often hear. And no matter how you might feel about the American military presence in Iraq, their clear sense of hope is at once surprising and affecting.


23 posted on 10/10/2004 5:27:08 PM PDT by nuconvert (Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.)
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To: GOP_Thug_Mom

ping


24 posted on 10/10/2004 5:28:26 PM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Since John Kerry dislikes labels, why doesn't he remove his "Catholic" one?)
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To: LOL
And now the wife of an Army National Guardsman currently serving in Iraq. She is in one of the Move America Forward TV commercials.

She is disputing the media's portrayal of the war... talking about the troops being invited into the homes for tea by the local population!!!

25 posted on 10/10/2004 5:46:11 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Goosebumps here, too! More, more!


26 posted on 10/10/2004 6:03:38 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Evil: Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf. Click Fred Nerks for link.)
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To: Impeach98

Invited into homes for tea? That's more like it! Don't wanna show my age here, but I was a child in Germany when the troops came...oh, how I loved the Yankee soldiers...big smiles, hugs and chewing gum! Hero's, each and every one! Love you guys. GO BUSH!


27 posted on 10/10/2004 6:10:14 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Evil: Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf. Click Fred Nerks for link.)
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To: All

Cool - now my buddy, John Ubaldi is on. Ubaldi is a Marine Reservist who activated himself after 9/11 and went over and served in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.


28 posted on 10/10/2004 6:13:27 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: ProudVet77

"PONG? Is that a 60 foot ping? "

I don't know. I've never measured it. :~ )


29 posted on 10/10/2004 6:22:10 PM PDT by nuconvert (Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.)
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To: Impeach98

BUMP! This program is really inspiring. Thanks!


30 posted on 10/10/2004 6:23:18 PM PDT by Bobbisox (MOVE AMERICA FORWARD NEEDS OUR HELP!)
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To: Impeach98

Steve Swett - one of the people in the Swift Vets group is now on.


31 posted on 10/10/2004 6:26:04 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98
I lost this thread for a while, but did hear the name of Melanie Morgan mentioned.

That's my excuse and I'm sticking to it...

Vice Chairman Melanie Morgan


32 posted on 10/10/2004 6:32:56 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Impeach98
I think that is Steve Pitkin, the fellow that was strong armed by Kerry to lie about the atrocities.
33 posted on 10/10/2004 6:35:07 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Yep - I think you are right. They were both supposed to call in. Scott Swett and Steve Pitkin. Thanks for the clarification!!


34 posted on 10/10/2004 6:40:19 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98; Interesting Times

Looks like Scott is on now.


35 posted on 10/10/2004 6:42:51 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Impeach98

Whatdiddysay? What did he say? Steve Pitkin...whatdiddyhesay? Oh, never mind, I know you can't listen and type at the same time.


36 posted on 10/10/2004 6:47:47 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Evil: Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf. Click Fred Nerks for link.)
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To: Fred Nerks
Ahhhh - he tells the story of how as a Vietnam War vet he was pushed forward by John Kerry and some others to speak out against the war and fabricate horrible atrocities to try to turn U.S. public opinion against the war, so that the troops would be pulled out. Kerry and the others seemed to feel that by doing this they were doing a service for their "brothers" in Vietnam... getting the public to give up on the war so the troops were withdrawn.

Instead it caused Americans to turn against the men who had risked their lives to defend their nation.

37 posted on 10/10/2004 7:18:10 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Syncro
Good photo of Melanie!

*forwarding Free Republic thread on to Melanie for her to see the love and adoration for her!!*

38 posted on 10/10/2004 7:19:02 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98
Watch out for the cookies, and say Hi to her For Me

Thanks...

39 posted on 10/10/2004 7:41:30 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Impeach98

I know his story and just read his statements again on the link provided. It's great to hear that he has a chance to say this on radio. How many people are listening to this program do you think? Will Steve Pitkin become a household word after this or will the truth die like every other good story about Iraq...and the truth about that lying, despicable creature the Dem's have chosen for a candidate? (Who sent his ugly sister over here in an attempt to influence our election?) FAT CHANCE! Aussies know when they are being told lies.


40 posted on 10/10/2004 8:51:39 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Lost my tagline. Looking for another.)
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To: Impeach98

John O'Neill is on CSPAN now!


41 posted on 10/11/2004 6:11:50 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Fred Nerks
There were probably about 40,000 people listening to the radio show given Arbitron ratings.

Oh - and I am so VERY VERY sorry that the Kerry clan was stumping against John Howard.

I think this is a perfect argument for the Bush administration to make... John Kerry has belittled the coalition in Iraq... and now he tries to disassemble it!!!

42 posted on 10/11/2004 10:48:26 PM PDT by Impeach98
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To: Impeach98

Thanks for the update. And don't apologise - nothing happened! The media pretty much ignored Kerry's stupid sister, most aussies didn't even know she was here. Why? Well, you can guess - the MSM knew how counter-productive it would be, they know how much aussies hate anyone trying to influence them, and that includes both sides of the political spectrum. (So they buried her visit.) However, there are some 100,000 US expats living here. They might have been the real target. I have no idea if she reached them. No reports means that I have no idea what functions she might have attended.
It was really like she was ignored. The one or two photographs I saw in the press showed an ugly woman with a couple of lines of copy, identifying who she was - but no lengthy comments. Poor baby, she was robbed!
Oh, I know, I know, the Kerry camp would have liked nothing better than for Howard to lose - but he came back with a bigger margin than the previous election. I couldn't be happier! I've been smiling ever since and pray you have the same result on November 2nd. I wish it was tomorrow! Champagne is on ice. Corks will be popping! GO BUSH! 4 more years!


43 posted on 10/11/2004 11:06:18 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (Understand Evil: Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf. See FRED NERKS for link)
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