Skip to comments.Massive FLorida FReep Needed To Protect Dead Soldier's Family From Freaks During His Funeral
Posted on 06/29/2005 4:07:34 PM PDT by MindBender26
This is a vanity post, but trust me, a well sourced one. (I'm an old network newsie and have about 8 more good sources on this than Rather had for his typeface fiasco.)
Here are the details:
A SF SGT E-5, James Stewart, will be buried in St. Petersburg, Florida on July 4, 2005. It's wholly appropriate that he be buried on our nation's birthday, because Sergeant Stewart gave his life for our country.... and all of us.
He was killed in Iraq by a roadside bomb, call an IED in MilSpeak. IED is short for "Improvised Explosive Device." It can be an old artillery shell wired to an electric blasting cap or just some explosives and a few pounds of rusty nails for shrapnel. They are nasty, and they are killing our men and women in Iraq.
His family has had time to get ready for the trauma of his funeral, but there is no way they can be ready for the latest insult to both his memory and all that is civilized.
A Topeka, Kansas freak has announced plans to disrupt the burial with chants, bull horns and signs that read, "Thank God for IEDs" "God Hates America," "This Soldier Is In Hell," and "God Wanted This Soldier Dead."
This is not a sick joke. The following is exurpted from a story on WCVB in Boston:
"A Marblehead soldier who was killed in Afghanistan is scheduled to be laid to rest, but a group from Kansas is expected to try to disrupt the services and police are on alert for any problems. Staff Sgt. Christoper Piper, 43, served in both Afghanistan and Iraq and was awarded a bronze star for his combat service."
"(The protesters) claim U.S. soldiers like Piper are dying because the country is being punished for its tolerance of what they see as immoral behavior, such as homosexuality. The group protested several weeks ago in Dracut and Lexington, Mass., carrying signs depicting homosexual sex, handing our leaflets with the message "Thank God for IEDs"
One little girl wrote them (the "protesters") regarding the pain they caused another dead soldier's family.
The protesters wrote back "We serve God; not your vulgar dumb ass. So we dont care less what you think. We have one goal: publish. Weve accomplished that goal with you. Have a nice day" (end of letter)
I would name names of these bastards and link to pictures of their vile signs, but JimRob doesn;t want it on FR. I agree with his position. Trust me, they are beyond belief.
These creeps are "protesting" at Sgt. Stewart's funeral at the Park Street Baptist Church, 3901 Park Street North (Park and 39th Ave North, about a mile south of Tyrone Mall) at 11:00 AM on Monday the 4th.
Since they want publicity, they will be there early for the cameras.
There will only be a few of them (they usually fly in from Kansas, but be on the lookout for vehicles with Kansas license plates.)
At some of their prior sick protests, vets and others were able to "convince" the sickos to vacate the area before the family arrived. This is not a call for violence, but I'm sure many of us can be very convincing when we see signs like these.
If any of us really give a damn about the men and women currently serving in harm's way, then this is the least we can do to support them and their families.
Sgt. Stewart volunteered to pay the ultimate price for our freedom. What are we willing to do for him?
These worthless freaks, if they show their ugly faces at a patriot's funeral, need to be made to bleed from the nose. Just a little.
Dang!!! I'm in the wrong State! I'll have those there in my prayers.
I have passed this on to a friend who works with a vets group in KY - and I asked him to pass it on to anyone he knows who might be able to help.
So, I presume that you're referring to Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church? If they're real Baptists, I'm the alien spacelord Xenu.
Give them time, they might just make it to AZ. If someone doesn't wallop 'em real good first.
Take a shotgun and blow them away. No jury will ever convict you.
These Pansy Easterners still think this is the Old West of Wyatt Earp, Tombstone's OK Corral, and Boot Hill, when all it is now is a BIG tourist trap.
I wish I could figure out how to get on each state thread. These same horrible people were on a thread that just showed to Missouri people.
Does anyone know how to get on the state threads? I would like to let the lady that posted it know it's happening elsewhere. Same thing as happened here only different state. They had planned to be at this downed soldiers funeral to interrupt and make things awful for his family and the people that attended his funeral.
Guess it would depend on which bars they went to and how late.
Oh this is not BS. This group made our local paper when they showed up for a soldier's funeral in southern Illinois a couple of weeks ago.
If you know who this group is, please freepmail me. I understand no one wants to give them any free publicity but I'd like to know who they are.
Horrid and certainly not "people of God" as I know them.
I will get him on it when he gets back from riding!
If this were my son, I would have a simple graveside service at 12:01 am on 7/4. Never let the freaks have the last word.
They were in Marblehead, Mass. also:
I would never let freaks like this have any influence on any aspect of life or death. Cept maybe their own.
I just keep wondering where the Baptist Church stands on this issue and why are they allowing this strange person to be leading a flock under the name of the Baptist Church.
I've never known them to sit back and ignore this type of flagrant abuse of a congregation. It's really puzzling to me.
Yes. We can pummel them with something soft and fuzzy. Souter's brain?
This group is so vile that they defy description. A TV station identified the group as an extreme "religious right" group. I've no idea if that description is from the group's self-description or not.
What they are doing at the burials of our fallen heroes is absolutely vile. Here's a couple links with more detail of their recent activities:
Sounds like a ROAD TRIP.
St. Pete is only 1050 miles from me. 15 hours drive time.
I know a couple of Marines that would love to help out with the driving!
Is anyone starting a list, site, something, to somehow keep track of who might show up? Someone from FR running this thing in St. Pete?
Let me know.
How about dropping a restraining order on this dip and his crew.
Florida jail time could set a precedence for coming events.