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Leftists March With Empty Boxes....., Ft. Collins, CO, AFTER FREEP REPORT
3/18/06 | Trteamer

Posted on 03/18/2006 6:25:09 PM PST by Trteamer

Fort Collins, Colorado. The local Center For Peace and Justice members marched to downtown Fort Collins carrying empty boxes to rally against the war. Marching in front of them were a bunch of FReepers........


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Miscellaneous; US: Colorado; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: aar; anarchist; clueless; fortcollins; freedom; leftists; liberation; pacifist; peace; rally; supportourtroops; whiners; wot
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To: Trteamer

Good job.

I like the 'leftist whining' and 'liberal loony event' warning signs! Haven't seen that before.


51 posted on 03/19/2006 10:14:42 AM PST by radiohead (Hey Kerry, I'm still here; still hating your lying, stinking guts, you coward.)
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To: jan in Colorado

Hey - they gave you the last word! Good job!


52 posted on 03/19/2006 11:08:34 AM PST by mollynme (cogito, ergo freepum)
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To: Trteamer

The only way you could have made it funnier carrying the Drill ANWAR sign with your empty box would be if the empty box was from the Auto Parts store and said PENZOIL in large letters.


53 posted on 03/19/2006 11:39:50 AM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: mollynme; Gone GF
Then you might try a private reply instead of trumpeting your grammatical superiority.

Thank you mollynme for that great suggestion. This thread is intended to support our troops and their families, not to squabble and be the grammer police.

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members? James 4:1

But refuse foolish and ignorant speculations, knowing that they produce quarrels. 2 Timothy 2:23

54 posted on 03/19/2006 11:45:45 AM PST by jan in Colorado (The ENEMEDIA will do all it can to spread a lie and conceal the Truth!)
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To: All
Here are a few more pictures and details about the FReep!

After spending 30 minutes with the VFW's on the corner of College and Mulberry, it was time to change locations and get ready for the parade.

We set up across the street from the hate America crowd, and watched as they began to arrive.

We had several teenagers FReeping with us.

I'm hoping this young man is a FReeper soon!

Since we were there before most of the protesters arrived, they mistakenly thought we were part of their group.
You would think seeing the American flag being flown high and proud would have given it away, but it didn't. When we explained that the anti-American group is meeting on the other side of the street, they were irritated that we called them "out" as being America haters. They really believe they can be against EVERYTHING this Country stands for, give aid and comfort to the enemy, and undermine the war effort in every way, but somehow still insist that they "support the troops."

"Congressmen Americans who willfully take actions during wartime that damage morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, exiled, or hanged."(Abraham Lincoln)

I hope President Lincoln doesn't mind me adjusting his quote just a little!

55 posted on 03/19/2006 1:12:46 PM PST by jan in Colorado (The ENEMEDIA will do all it can to spread a lie and conceal the Truth!)
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To: USF; Fred Nerks; Justanobody; Cornpone; bayouranger; Hill of Tara; Dark Skies; Apple Blossom; ...
Ping to my FReeper FRiends... wish you could have been there!

The Left have an answer!!!!!

I STILL haven't figured out HOW we gain strength through peace!?!


APPEASEMENT...

"This is an enemy without conscience -- and they cannot be appeased. If we were not fighting and destroying this enemy in Iraq, they would not be idle. They would be plotting and killing Americans across the world and within our own borders. By fighting these terrorists in Iraq, Americans in uniform are defeating a direct threat to the American people. Against this adversary, there is only one effective response: We will never back down. We will never give in. And we will never accept anything less than complete victory."
-- President George W. Bush
United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, Maryland
November 30, 2005

56 posted on 03/19/2006 1:57:39 PM PST by jan in Colorado (The ENEMEDIA will do all it can to spread a lie and conceal the Truth!)
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To: jan in Colorado

You done good, wish I could have been there.


57 posted on 03/19/2006 2:10:16 PM PST by Fred Nerks (Read the bio THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free! Click Fred Nerks for link to my Page.)
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To: jan in Colorado

The Coloradoan let us get in the last words, so our counter protest was a raving success!! Thanks for coming.


58 posted on 03/19/2006 2:11:47 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: Trteamer
Thanks for inviting me! I had a great time.
I was disappointed the article didn't mention Free Republic, as I made a point to mention that's how I knew about the event. However, at least his quotes were accurate!
59 posted on 03/19/2006 2:47:07 PM PST by jan in Colorado (The ENEMEDIA will do all it can to spread a lie and conceal the Truth!)
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To: mollynme; Gone GF; weldgophardline; zip
[Gone GF says:] Yes, it embarasses me when a freeper shows up in public carrying a sign with an error so basic.
[mollynme says:] Then you might try a private reply instead of trumpeting your grammatical superiority. You should also consider using the FR spell-checker. The word is embarrasses. LOL!

ROTFL!!! Great catch, Mollynme!

Say there, Gone GF, Your Royal Spellness - can you spell H-Y-P-O-C-R-I-S-Y?

Well, it really doesn't matter if you know how to spell it. You certainly know how to LIVE it, and that's what's important, eh?

PS: Maybe there's something I need to explain to you. We Northern Colorado Freepers stick together. We're not just an "online only" community. We've spent many hundreds of hours on sidewalks and roadways with each other in at least 9 different locations since Nov. 2000. Unless you really, REALLY enjoy foodfights (especially ones such as this that you are losing), you might want to "choose softer targets" the next time you decide to dis someone's apostrophes with a public instead of a private reply!

60 posted on 03/19/2006 4:36:09 PM PST by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (The heart of the wise man inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. - Eccl. 10:2)
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To: Trteamer

"The local Center For Peace and Justice members marched to downtown Fort Collins carrying empty boxes to rally against the war."

It's a good bet that that the empty box equates with the empty head carrying it :)


61 posted on 03/19/2006 4:39:27 PM PST by George - the Other (400,000 bodies in Saddam's Mass Graves, and counting ...)
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To: jan in Colorado
they were irritated that we called them "out" as being America haters.

Every Saturday, whenever there's a particularly great sequence of honkings for our Support Our Troops rally, I shout as loudly as I can, "U! S! A!" - just to remind the other side of the street which side we are on!

62 posted on 03/19/2006 4:41:19 PM PST by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (The heart of the wise man inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. - Eccl. 10:2)
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To: CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC
"Say there, Gone GF, Your Royal Spellness - can you spell H-Y-P-O-C-R-I-S-Y?"

Orwell's comments on pacifism:

"You are wrong also in thinking that I dislike wholehearted pacifism, though I do think it mistaken. What I object to is the circumspect kind of pacifism, which denounces one kind of violence while endorsing or avoiding mention of another."

"One question that every pacifist had a clear obligation to answer was: 'What about the Jews? Are you prepared to see them exterminated? If not, how do you propose to save them without resorting to war?' I must say that I have never heard, from any Western pacifist, an honest answer to this question, though I have heard plenty of evasions."

63 posted on 03/19/2006 4:47:24 PM PST by George - the Other (400,000 bodies in Saddam's Mass Graves, and counting ...)
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To: mollynme

Whoops. The biter bit. I love it.


64 posted on 03/19/2006 4:48:30 PM PST by altura
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To: jan in Colorado
"STRENGTH THROUGH PEACE"

Our side has two great signs to specifically counter that one, though I haven't used them in a couple of years:

PEACE THROUGH STRENGTH

PEACE THROUGH SUPERIOR FIREPOWER

I'll have to take along the latter one when we counter their next "Pacifists Celebrating American Deaths" event. (Well, at least that was OUR suggested title for their rally when they marked the US death toll topping 2000. They chose some other title. Dunno why!)

65 posted on 03/19/2006 4:49:21 PM PST by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (The heart of the wise man inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. - Eccl. 10:2)
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To: weldgophardline; Trteamer

Tell the nephew he is awesome! Great (and funny!) report and pictures.


66 posted on 03/19/2006 6:51:34 PM PST by Flora McDonald (got teufelhunden?)
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To: jan in Colorado

Great looking bunch you have there!


67 posted on 03/19/2006 11:53:52 PM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: jan in Colorado

Good job Jan! Was the chick pictured in the article with you guys or the others? Very confusing sign.


68 posted on 03/20/2006 12:12:45 AM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: jan in Colorado; All
Way to go CO FReepers!

Great quotes Jan. Wish I could have been there with you!

Hey, did you guys have any anarchists? We had 5 cross the street to have a "dialog" with us today. All in all not bad.

69 posted on 03/20/2006 12:21:46 AM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: George - the Other
What I object to is the circumspect kind of pacifism, which denounces one kind of violence while endorsing or avoiding mention of another."

While chatting with the anarchists, this very issue was brought up. As they tried to tell us they love their country they simply do not believe in violence. Their side had a sign that read "Stop USA Terrorism" and we asked what they thought about al-Queda terrorism or the palestinians terrorism. The answer.....{crickets}

70 posted on 03/20/2006 12:30:59 AM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC; Justanobody
Every Saturday, whenever there's a particularly great sequence of honkings for our Support Our Troops rally, I shout as loudly as I can, "U! S! A!" - just to remind the other side of the street which side we are on!

You reminded me of this message...
which should be repeated over and over...

It is unbelievable to me that these liberals have so little respect for this Country that they can proclaim President Bush as the ENEMY. Their words and actions make it VERY clear that they side with the terrorists!

They enjoy FREEDOM, but they aren't willing to support what needs to be done for us to KEEP our freedom.

"The trouble with our liberal friends are not that they're ignorant: It's just that they know so much that isn't so."
- Ronald Reagan


71 posted on 03/20/2006 9:13:03 AM PST by jan in Colorado (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If you wish for peace, prepare for war.))
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To: Trteamer

Great Work....thanks


72 posted on 03/20/2006 9:15:42 AM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: jan in Colorado

Great post!


73 posted on 03/20/2006 10:35:16 AM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: Justanobody
Was the chick pictured in the article with you guys or the others? Very confusing sign.

This picture?

She was with the anti American-millitary crowd! Yes, the sign makes NO sense at all. It's the appeasers, who have no concept of reality, that are putting our freedom at risk, and the time will be here soon when we WILL be fighting for our lives.

The newspaper article didn't print any of our signs. Funny, if it had been OUR event...their signs would have been printed!

Here is FReeper weldgophardline's sign...

Pacifists need to learn what this symbol represents...

I guess they would like the eagle to trade the arrows for some nice pretty flowers!

...the answer is blowing in the wind...

74 posted on 03/20/2006 12:57:11 PM PST by jan in Colorado (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If you wish for peace, prepare for war.))
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To: Gone GF
Why do some people think every word that ends in "s" gets an apostrophe?

Beat's me ;^)

(Gawd, it hurt to write that.)

75 posted on 03/20/2006 1:00:20 PM PST by SlowBoat407 (The best stuff happens just before the thread snaps.)
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To: jan in Colorado; weldgophardline
Yes, that is the sign. What a kook! We are fighting for our lives now. Pathetic so few realize this.

Great sign by weldgophardline! We have chanted along those lines before....."War freed the slaves - War saved the Jews....."

76 posted on 03/20/2006 1:03:59 PM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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To: Justanobody
Can't we just "give peace a chance"?

/sarcasm

77 posted on 03/20/2006 1:37:30 PM PST by jan in Colorado (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If you wish for peace, prepare for war.))
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To: Trteamer

BUMP


78 posted on 03/20/2006 4:28:19 PM PST by BlueOneGolf (I Ride and I Vote. Join me in the American Motorcyclist Association today)
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To: BlueOneGolf

Hey old buddy! Wish you could have been here, I sure had fun with my "LEFTIST WHINING EVENT" sign. It always seems so appropriate for these occasions. LOL!!


79 posted on 03/20/2006 5:52:47 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: CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC; ThreePuttinDude; Gone GF; Trteamer; weldgophardline; mollynme

I'll sign on in the "Give the Sign a Break" column with this anecdote:

Back in the early 1980's there was a ceremony in Oakland, CA that made the Evening News that centered around adding a missing apostrophe to the "Childrens Hospital" sign on the outside of the building. I don't know when the place was built, but all of the signage had been in error until that day. It is now, properly, "Children's Hospital".

Oddly, perhaps, the hospital has always enjoyed a great reputation, missing punctuation notwithstanding, though the last twenty years HAVE seen a modest uptick in its approval rating among English teachers.

:)


80 posted on 03/20/2006 6:36:36 PM PST by HKMk23 (We keep you alive to serve this ship. Row well, and live.)
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To: jan in Colorado; weldgophardline; CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC
I just love directing traffic. "Down there, the whining event is down there!" LOL!

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81 posted on 03/20/2006 6:52:55 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: HKMk23

"Back in the early 1980's there was a ceremony in Oakland, CA that made the Evening News that centered around adding a missing apostrophe to the "Childrens Hospital" sign on the outside of the building. I don't know when the place was built, but all of the signage had been in error until that day. It is now, properly, "Children's Hospital".

IF you were to use a comma, then Children's is definitely the proper placement. However, I think of "Childrens" in this case as an adjective, not a possessive. Not meaning to be contrary here, mind you. This is just some of the "fun" I have every day. Where I work, we have Founders Day (no apostrophe) and Parents' Day. I've tried to point out the inconsistency but...


82 posted on 03/20/2006 7:09:44 PM PST by Gone GF
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To: jan in Colorado
Can't we just "give peace a chance"?

I'll occasionally serenade The Dark Side of the street with, "All we are sayyyyyyyyying, is give war a chaaaaance...."

Our wittiest local Freeper is Fivetoes, who has serenaded them (through his bullhorn) with, "My burqa lies over the ocean. My burqa lies over the sea...."

He once retorted to some woman driving a van (who had just yelled something negative), "YOU'LL LOOK REAL CUTE IN A BURQA! COURSE, YOU WON'T BE ALLOWED TO DRIVE ANY MORE...."

83 posted on 03/20/2006 9:49:19 PM PST by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (The heart of the wise man inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. - Eccl. 10:2)
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To: Trteamer
I just love directing traffic. "Down there, the whining event is down there!"

I am soooooo glad you got a picture of that!

I'm glad they were walking and not driving!

84 posted on 03/20/2006 10:52:22 PM PST by jan in Colorado (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If you wish for peace, prepare for war.))
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To: Gone GF
F you were to use a comma, then Children's is definitely the proper placement. However, I think of "Childrens" in this case as an adjective, not a possessive.

Well, since you had me scratching my head, I did some research and here's what I found:

"Children Hospital" could be an adjectival phrase, but "childrens" is nonsense because, without the apostrophe, the "s" would be indicative of a plural and "children" is plural already. So, the name is most correct as "Children's Hospital"; conveying the idea that children should be free to think of the place as theirs in the same way they speak of so many things that they do not actually own as theirs: my street, my room, my house.

Here was one of the more humorous blog entries on a hospital for children in Los Angeles:
http://www.aaronlogan.com/blog/archives/2004/01/

85 posted on 03/21/2006 2:42:00 AM PST by HKMk23 (We keep you alive to serve this ship. Row well, and live.)
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To: Gone GF

...and just to be excruciatingly complete about it, there's THIS excerpt from an on-line style guide (http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/pubs/docs/mr/MR041/SG-f0117.htm):

• A noun, whether singular or plural, that does not end in a sibilant (s or z sound) forms the possessive by adding `s.

women's programs
Jack's dog

...

• Do not use an apostrophe after the name of a country, organization, or other group ending in s when actual possession or ownership is not implied.

United Nations conference
Ministry of Forests style guide
editors handbook
childrens hospital

____

So, one ought not render "editors' handbook" or "childrens' hospital" if ownership or possession is not implied. I would add that this rule would be obviated where the organization or group rendered their names properly in the first place: editor's guide; children's hospital.

At least, there's my 2.718282 cents along with that of a few others. At least it's nice to see that there are still people around who care to be precise about the use of language. "Getting it right" in English has become so abysmally underrated these last forty years.


86 posted on 03/21/2006 3:14:11 AM PST by HKMk23 (We keep you alive to serve this ship. Row well, and live.)
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To: HKMk23; Gondring
Thank you for the lesson.

At least it's nice to see that there are still people around who care to be precise about the use of language. "Getting it right" in English has become so abysmally underrated these last forty years.

Where have I heard this before?

87 posted on 03/21/2006 2:13:24 PM PST by jan in Colorado (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If you wish for peace, prepare for war.))
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To: Trteamer; weldgophardline; CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC
I came upon this on another thread today and I thought you might enjoy it!

Will YOU let us down?

I listened to an 60’s song playing on the radio
And I saw this young man carrying a sign sez “Bush has got to go”
Behind him was a woman with a “quit Iraq” poster
And a bunch of long hair hippie-types following behind her.

Some was yelling about the freedom they have to disagree
Some was yelling bout soldiers dying – certainly not free
Some was singing the same song I just heard bout freedom’s cost
And others milled around cos I guess theys plumb just lost

The young man came up to me and told me that I was wrong
And that the truth was that in Iraq, freedom was just a song
And that I ought to join him and his pals in their protest stroll
But I had another idea and started on a roll

Yes, I said, the cost of freedom lies buried in the ground
But who will be the generation that let our country down?

I said many times people tried to take our freedom away
And each time young folks like him stepped into the fray
And many died to keep us free, defending what we are
While many others lived the rest of their lives with the scars

But that most thought it was worth it – for freedom isn’t free
And that young man simply stared in disbelief as he looked at me
But someday young folks will decline to answer the nation’s call
And that sad day will be the day that sees our nation’s fall

You see, I said, the cost of freedom’s buried in the ground
But who will be the generation that let our country down?

For more’n two centuries we have relied upon our nation’s best
In times of trouble they rose to do the job, we passed the test
But more and more young people are afraid to hit the ground
Is this young man the generation that lets our country down?

We look around at those who hate us, those who’s do us harm
Those who will consume our values, our culture – there’s alarm
There is no guarantee we will prevail in every nation’s test
If young folks fail to rise above, to try, and pass the test

The cost of freedom, yes indeed, lies buried in the ground
Will this one be the generation that lets our country down?

And he looked at me with vacant eyes, he didn’t’ hear a word
Freedom, and America to him are just absurd
He turned away, and took his girl, his friends and all the rest
And cowered neath the freedoms that his betters died to bless

The cost of freedom oft be paid, lies buried in the ground
Is this finally the generation that let our country down?

Steven Pudlo All rights reserved

This is what we want for Iraq and for America!

Take a good look at the FREE citizens of this Country who do NOT support the liberation of the Iraqi people.
They don't believe freedom is worth dying for.

"It is the soldier, not the campus Organizer who has given us the Freedom to Demonstrate."

88 posted on 03/21/2006 3:42:35 PM PST by jan in Colorado (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If you wish for peace, prepare for war.))
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To: Gone GF; CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC
You, of course, have no friggin' idea at all what I do ...I edit and write for a living ...

Wow, I'm so impressed with your language skills, particularly your use of the vernacular "friggin'"... it really helps us understand where you place your emphasis. You've convinced me of the importance of a single word!


Not.

89 posted on 03/21/2006 4:01:00 PM PST by Albion Wilde (The best service a retired general can give is to...mothball his opinions. Omar Bradley)
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To: HKMk23

I have an apostrophe in my last name. I had a nice party last week because of it in fact. It drives me nuts that in this day and age, so many software programs don't accept an apostrophe. My records are often lost because of this.


90 posted on 03/21/2006 4:15:35 PM PST by usflagwaver
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To: Trteamer; jan in Colorado
Excellent FReep, wonderful AAR! Thank you so much! Love these signs:


91 posted on 03/21/2006 4:15:45 PM PST by Albion Wilde (The best service a retired general can give is to...mothball his opinions. Omar Bradley)
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To: Gone GF; HKMk23; SlowBoat407; jan in Colorado
Where I work, we have Founders Day (no apostrophe) and Parents' Day. I've tried to point out the inconsistency but...

With "Founders Day," it's an adjective. With "Parents' Day," it's a possessive. This makes sense, as the day is because of the founders, but for parents.

However, the word "children" is already a plural, so saying "Childrens Hospital" would be akin to saying "Founderss Day"...it's not the correct adjectival form.

And now that I have written my first two paragraphs... I see that HKMk23 has basically already said the same things I did. :-)

I applaud the attempt to encourage FReepers to check their signs more carefully. There are websites that poke fun at signs held by conservatives, and though we all make mistakes, it would be good to minimize it. Self-improvement is one thing that separates us from the Lefties...when faced with criticism, Lefties tend(ed) to be the ones to reply with excuses or defensive counter-attacks. It saddens me if we are to go that path.

And yes, I do use lots of ellipses and start sentences--even paragraphs--with conjunctions! ;-)


ObPunctuation: "This is dedicated to my parents, Jesus and Mary." --Thomas Eleri
"Just say YES to Oxford commas!" --Gondring

92 posted on 03/21/2006 5:03:52 PM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: jan in Colorado

Thank you, veterans.


93 posted on 03/21/2006 5:05:11 PM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: Gondring

Idea for a FReep sign: "The following display of petulance and whining was made possible by the sacrifice of brave men and women in our military."


94 posted on 03/21/2006 5:10:56 PM PST by SlowBoat407 (The best stuff happens just before the thread snaps.)
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To: SlowBoat407
I LOVE it!

Or "Retreat Isn't Peace!"

Or a Protest-Warrior type could carry: "I support my team by suggesting they forfeit each game!"

Or "Hey, Liberals...why don't you go and ask the terrorists for peace, too?"

95 posted on 03/21/2006 5:27:18 PM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: jan in Colorado

96 posted on 03/21/2006 5:59:35 PM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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To: SlowBoat407; weldgophardline; Trteamer; mollynme; zip
Another Freep sign idea (borrowed from Missouri Freepers): If the lefties ever picket our recruiting center again, confront them with:

BETTER MEN & WOMEN THAN YOU HAVE ENTERED THIS BUILDING

97 posted on 03/21/2006 8:52:15 PM PST by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (The heart of the wise man inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left. - Eccl. 10:2)
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To: CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC; jan in Colorado
You get a true LOL for that post! I even had to do it twice because the first one disappeared - must be my bedtime.
Jan pinged me to this thread ... something about post/grammar police ... I see what she's talking about but don't know why she'd let it her bother her - looks to me like we had an outstanding FREEp! ;-)
98 posted on 03/21/2006 9:05:33 PM PST by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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To: Albion Wilde

"Wow, I'm so impressed with your language skills, particularly your use of the vernacular "friggin'"... it really helps us understand where you place your emphasis. You've convinced me of the importance of a single word!"


Gosh gee, I guess I should have used "darned." Or maybe "you haven't a scintilla of an idea..."

Ah yes, that's much more effective. Thank you ever so much for your sage expostulation.


99 posted on 03/22/2006 6:07:02 AM PST by Gone GF
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To: Trteamer

Well done! liberal protests should always have a disclaimer:

"WARNING: The opinions of these protestors are not those of anyone in their right mind."


100 posted on 03/23/2006 1:12:42 PM PST by NavySon (Ted Kennedy, the only man whose BAC is greater than his IQ)
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