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Massive FLorida FReep Needed To Protect Dead Soldier's Family From Freaks During His Funeral
multiple, Bos Herald, WCVB, St. Pete Times, | MB-26

Posted on 06/29/2005 4:07:34 PM PDT by MindBender26

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To: MindBender26

Good post! I'm passing this on to a buddy who's an officer in the local Marine veterans detachment in Tennessee. See if he can pass it on to the Sunshine state vets.
Don't let the Kansas radicals give that honored family additional grief!


101 posted on 06/29/2005 7:54:03 PM PDT by Mustng959 (Honoring those that gave their all in support of our freedoms)
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102 posted on 06/29/2005 7:54:19 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (H.R. 698 - go drop anchor somewhere else)
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To: Mustng959; All

Here is an online guest book to write your condolences and express your feelings in his memory. Sadly, only one person has signed it. FReepers...please check it out.

http://www.legacy.com/nytimes/Guestbook.asp?PersonID=14343169


103 posted on 06/29/2005 7:59:21 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (H.R. 698 - go drop anchor somewhere else)
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To: MindBender26

BTTT!!!!!!


104 posted on 06/29/2005 7:59:40 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (Yo! Cowboy! I'm praying for a LoganMiracle! It CAN happen!!!!)
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To: ozarkgirl

These people are flaming, absolute idiots. They in no way reflect anything related to Southern Baptist teachings and I've been one for a long time. Sounds like these people need a good teeth loosening. I'd be glad to accomodate them. Incredible...I don't know what this dimwit of a preacher hopes to accomplish by preaching a false doctrine, but I know what the ramifications of doing so is!


105 posted on 06/29/2005 7:59:47 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: StarCMC
In my father's Navy (MMC, USN; '39-'60), matters like this were taken care of when the CO & XO granted "Dungaree Liberty". I'm sure the Army had something like it too.

Protesters in '70 and '71 (and other years) were protected from vets by SPs and MPs and got away with behavior that today would result in assault charges. But the cops turned a blind eye.

Bring back "Dungaree Liberty".

106 posted on 06/29/2005 8:08:41 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (I once opposed keelhauling but recently have come to my senses.)
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To: trussell


Emailed on to Florida vets -

"Rolling Thunder" would make a good honor guard.


107 posted on 06/29/2005 8:10:14 PM PDT by devolve (-------------------------------------------------)
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To: devolve

Wonderful! Thank you so much!


108 posted on 06/29/2005 8:11:57 PM PDT by trussell (Prayers for the children!)
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL

Thanks for the link, condolences added from Tennessee.


109 posted on 06/29/2005 8:13:39 PM PDT by Mustng959 (Honoring those that gave their all in support of our freedoms)
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To: Mustng959

For the love of........! These bastards were in Bowling Green, Kentucky a few days ago!! Wish I'd known that, I would have knocked the shit out of 'em!

http://www.godhatesfags.com/photos/thisyear.html


110 posted on 06/29/2005 8:14:08 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: Mustng959

For the love of........! These bastards were in Bowling Green, Kentucky a few days ago!! Wish I'd known that, I would have knocked the shit out of 'em!

http://www.godhatesfags.com/photos/thisyear.html


111 posted on 06/29/2005 8:14:10 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper
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To: BIGLOOK
"Dungaree Liberty"

Yeah, we'll make like they're zoot suiters. Wish I was about 40 again and go join ya's.
112 posted on 06/29/2005 8:15:49 PM PDT by Bringbackthedraft
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To: trussell

Absolutely, and the info. has been forwarded to some shipmates of DH!
Thanks again for keeping us posted.


113 posted on 06/29/2005 8:15:50 PM PDT by GatorGirl (God Bless Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: StarCMC

Star bump.


114 posted on 06/29/2005 8:16:43 PM PDT by fatima (Make a move and the Bunny gets it.-Guess what movie)
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To: MindBender26

Reminder bump! I'm having trouble with slogans though ...

Christians who hate christians who hate gays?

We're Christian but we're not with them?

Whackos by any other name ===>

A little help here?

I'm an hour North and do have a bullhorn for rent (cheap) - no real plans for the 4th - we normally hunker down for the big holiday weekends and try to stay off the roads. Of course James Stewart was braver than that so keep me posted.

Charlie


115 posted on 06/29/2005 8:24:37 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (In honor of our bravest in armed service to our nation.)
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To: MindBender26; All

Here is a link to their press release for this specific funeral:
http://www.godhatesfags.com/fliers/jun2005/20050626_james-stewart-funeral.pdf


116 posted on 06/29/2005 8:26:44 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (H.R. 698 - go drop anchor somewhere else)
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To: Mustng959

:)


117 posted on 06/29/2005 8:28:32 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (H.R. 698 - go drop anchor somewhere else)
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To: MindBender26

BumpNudgeBump


118 posted on 06/29/2005 8:37:19 PM PDT by Blue Champagne (Quomodo cogis comas tuas sic videri?)
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He is truly in my prayers.

Last week, I posted a thread about an old friend of mine from MA who was killed in Iraq. This crazy group was threatening to picket his funeral as well.

I am so sorry I don't have more information at the moment on what actually happened at his funeral. My dear Dad has not been well this week. I haven't wanted to bring it up with him, as this breaks his heart to talk about, being an old Marine himself.

I am so sorry this hatred exits in this world. It is beyond comprehension to me. These people have no soul.

My thread was titled "Marine Kin Brace For Pickets." The story didn't mention what message this crazy group was bringing to the funeral though.


119 posted on 06/29/2005 8:54:15 PM PDT by lorris
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To: MindBender26

This is totally repulsive. Evil finds many sources to rear its ugly head. I hope this bunch is again "convinced" to leave the area before the family sees them.

Thank you for the heads up and God's speed with keeping the peace at the funeral.


120 posted on 06/29/2005 9:18:12 PM PDT by Humal
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To: MindBender26
Here's a closeup map - back in a sec with an area map ...

121 posted on 06/29/2005 9:23:50 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (In honor of our bravest in armed service to our nation.)
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To: MindBender26
Area Map:

122 posted on 06/29/2005 9:26:40 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (In honor of our bravest in armed service to our nation.)
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To: MindBender26
Do these nutbars have actual services at their alleged "church"? That may be the best place for the Freep.

-Eric

123 posted on 06/29/2005 9:51:51 PM PDT by E Rocc (If God is watching us, we can at least try to be entertaining)
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To: Conservababe

Do you know what town in southern Illinois? Just curious.


124 posted on 06/29/2005 9:55:41 PM PDT by wolf24
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To: StarCMC

Yep. You need some bikers.


125 posted on 06/29/2005 10:28:18 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: E Rocc; AdA$tra; CJacobs; Homeless Come Home; Mike3689; rockchalkjayhawk; vandy; Sunshine Sister

Paging some Topeka FReepers to E Rocc's great suggestion at #122.

I normally would be against FReeping (i.e., having a peaceful protest outside) a church, but when these sickos go to people's funerals, that's really so over the top that I don't even consider them to be a church. It was outrageous enough when they picketing the funerals of gays, but now they are directing this same slimey behavior at our troops, those who died for our country.

If any of the Topeka or other Kansas FReepers want to organize a FReep to counter Fred Phelps' insults to our fallen troops, I would be happy to answer questions about how it's done, albeit from my experience with numerous FReeps in the DC area such as our planned FReep of Code Pinko sickos doing a weekly blood-dance at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, see http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1433390/posts

Which FReeper in Kansas cares enough to start a peaceful campaign to counter Phelps' traitorous hate-mongering?


126 posted on 06/29/2005 10:28:35 PM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: MindBender26

Thank you for doing this.


127 posted on 06/29/2005 10:29:37 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: MindBender26

If they did this at my loved one's funeral. I would be out of jail before they got out of the hospital.


128 posted on 06/29/2005 10:36:30 PM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: upchuck

"Why are they picking on this particular soldier?"

Being July 4th I guess. Maybe we all should check for any other July 4th burials of military to make sure they aren't doing this elsewhere.


129 posted on 06/29/2005 10:42:50 PM PDT by GoodWithBarbarians JustForKaos (Peace on earth! After major whup-a$$)
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To: MindBender26
These freaks showed up at a funeral for a Special Forces soldier from Marblehead Massachusetts. You would not believe the horrible signs they carried.
One read ' Fag Body Bag '
I understand the mounted police surrounded them at one point but turned the horses around so their hind end was facing the so called protesters.
But still...no one has the right to do this at anyone funeral. All I could think about was the man's mother and father seeing those signs.
130 posted on 06/29/2005 11:25:53 PM PDT by warsaw44
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To: getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL
Was Sgt Stewart a Medic? I see the scissors on his vest.

God Bless him and the family.

Those people from Kansas, should be kicked all the way back to Kansas.

131 posted on 06/29/2005 11:51:40 PM PDT by agincourt1415 (4 More Years of NEW SHERIFF IN TOWN!)
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To: GoodWithBarbarians JustForKaos; upchuck

The demented Westboro Baptist Church (WBC), also known as the "God hates fags" so-called church, is doing this at funerals of other troops and are planning a July 11 protest at Dover AFB, Delaware, site where the bodies of dead troops arrive in the U.S.

I think that we need to make it a priority to peacefully oppose the WBC at troop funerals.

WBC claim that their church was bombed with IEDs made by "fag students" at Washburn University. They blame all of America for the alleged bombing, but their website is so filled with delusional thought, paranoia, and hatred that it's hard to know if their church was really bombed or someone opened a soda can that had been shaken up.

WBC now say "The American Army is a fag Army" on their http://www.GodHatesAmerica.com website, companion to their http://www.GodHatesFags.com website. They recite how Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan are both in hell and how Rev. Billy Graham will soon be there.


132 posted on 06/30/2005 12:31:15 AM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: dep

I do not have a picture, but Fred Phelps supposedly was onstage with Al Gore in 2000 at a fundraiser.

IOW, Phelps is a DEMOCRAT!!!!

He sure as hell is not a right-winger.

We need to hang the fact that Phelps is a 'Rat around his neck and make him wear it!!!


133 posted on 06/30/2005 12:34:14 AM PDT by sauropod (Polite political action is about as useful as a miniskirt in a convent -- Claire Wolfe)
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To: wingnutx; dep

I stand corrected. 1988, not 2000.


134 posted on 06/30/2005 12:35:44 AM PDT by sauropod (Polite political action is about as useful as a miniskirt in a convent -- Claire Wolfe)
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To: TXnMA

Not cool.


135 posted on 06/30/2005 12:37:29 AM PDT by sauropod (Polite political action is about as useful as a miniskirt in a convent -- Claire Wolfe)
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To: agincourt1415
Those people [i.e.,Fred Phelps and his hate church members] from Kansas, should be kicked all the way back to Kansas to GITMO. Then again, they hate this country. Maybe Castro or Kim Il-sung of North Korea have a gulag waiting for them, rather than letting them relax at Club GITMO.
136 posted on 06/30/2005 12:39:55 AM PDT by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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To: mark3681

Baptist churches are independent from eachother. They do what they want. It's not like the Catholic church.


137 posted on 06/30/2005 1:23:25 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: MindBender26
Oh GOD it's true.

From Fred Phelp's web site:
"Thank God for IEDs!"
http://www.godhatesfags.com/

Read about his plans to protest military service men's
funerals:
http://www.godhatesfags.com/fliers/fliers.html


Read more about him here:
http://www.rickross.com/groups/westboro.html
138 posted on 06/30/2005 1:27:19 AM PDT by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: Jacob Kell

"WBC to picket the old Hell-bound false prophet Billy Graham at his "last" three crusades (he's had more final tours than Cher) -- Oct. 7-10, Arrowhead stadium, Kansas City, Mo.; Nov. 18-21, Rose Bowl, Pasedena; and, June 2005, Madison Square Garden, NYC -- in religious protest & warning: "God is not mocked! "God Hates Fags! & Fag-Enablers! Ergo, God hates Graham, his 483 employees & associates, & donors giving him $85 million/year! "

I saw a white guy at the BG Crusade in NY last weekend holding a sign that stated, "Billy Graham is sending people to hell. Don't be deceived." People ignored them except for a small group that was praying for him. He looked normal but totally out of place. Two cops stoof near him too.

These people, whoever they are, are VERY VERY sick.


139 posted on 06/30/2005 1:29:55 AM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: nmh

Thanks for letting me know that. I didn't realize this was the case.
Maybe there should be a "home office" to run some of these idiots out. Or, at least let the media know, via press releases, what the majority of the faith think of them.


140 posted on 06/30/2005 1:39:20 AM PDT by mark3681
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To: MindBender26

IIRC, the MA state police put the kibosh on the four mutton heads that showed up in Marblehead.


141 posted on 06/30/2005 2:07:20 AM PDT by metesky (This land was your land, this land is MY land; I bought the rights from a town selectman!)
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To: StarCMC

BTTT!!!!!!


142 posted on 06/30/2005 3:06:09 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: BillF

Like I said, there are some sick puppies. Don't sound like any Baptists I know. Phelps is a wacko!


143 posted on 06/30/2005 3:42:05 AM PDT by upchuck ("If our nation be destroyed, it would be from the judiciary." ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: minus_273

Fred Phelps.


144 posted on 06/30/2005 3:46:22 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: StarCMC

I'd put someone in the ICU unit of a hospital if I caught someone doing these horrid things at a soldiers funeral.


145 posted on 06/30/2005 4:17:10 AM PDT by Cool Multiservice Soldier (Newer screen name. but same attitude, same service, same political incorrectness since 1999.)
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To: Tunehead54
I'm having trouble with slogans though

How about:

Real Christians love, not hate

146 posted on 06/30/2005 4:25:07 AM PDT by kevkrom (“It’s good to remember whom people turn to when they’re desperate — and it ain’t Kofi Annan.”)
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To: Cool Multiservice Soldier

You and I could share a jail cell.


147 posted on 06/30/2005 4:40:34 AM PDT by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: BillF
WBC claim that their church was bombed with IEDs made by "fag students" at Washburn University.

Maybe God's trying to tell HIM something, huh?

148 posted on 06/30/2005 4:42:45 AM PDT by StarCMC (Old Sarge is my hero...doing it right in Iraq! Vaya con Dios, Sarge.)
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To: MindBender26
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.

The directions are incorrect. It is actually off Tyrone Blvd, north of the Mall, but south of Tyrone blvd.

I will be out of town I can't lead but I can offer help ahead.
149 posted on 06/30/2005 4:47:17 AM PDT by Dominick ("Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought." - JP II)
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To: MindBender26

Just spoke to my husband Rafterman since we're in Florida and I've always wanted to spit in Phelp's face. He's got to work on the 4th (sigh).

If their are any Freepers in the Miami area who are going up and are willing to give this Freeper a ride, I may be able to tag along.


150 posted on 06/30/2005 5:21:03 AM PDT by Brytani ("Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work - Edison)
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