Skip to comments.WEEK 13 - Olney, MD., 03-25-06: Operation Infinite FReep, PICTURE HEAVY FROM A FREEPERS' VIEW
Posted on 03/28/2006 7:16:23 PM PST by trooprally
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THE TRANSFORMATION HAS BEGUN!!
Great pics. Thanks to all of you for your activism.
Thanks for all your hard work getting the AAR posted. Great pics by iMacMan! All honks warm the heart....
Call the company on the van - Tell them you saw them on FR and ask about a discount - Tell them Trooprally sent you. See how fast they hang up.
LOL!!! Yer funny Mr. T. ;*)
That's gonna give me nightmares.
I'm actually finding some short cuts to help. The one for this AAR concerning transferring pictures probably saved an hour.
iMacMan had to hold a sign in one hand while his other hand held the camera always at the ready. Towards the end of the FReep, [Mrs] T gave him a smaller sign because he was getting sore holding the larger sign. iMacMan took 150 pics that day just to get the ones that were posted.
Great report! And great pics too! Where'd all those floating green arrows come from? Can you pick those up at Walmart?
Great pics. In a couple of the pics, there is a moonbat holding up a sign that reads "2323." What is that suppose to mean?
Thank you for the answer. They sure are a sick bunch!
Olney Report ping.
That would scare little children.
Great FReep, Great shots!
And I LOVE the "HillBilly" pic!
Damn. I must be a girly man, cuz all those pics of the cars with all the thumbs up and waves got me all misty. Great job.
Anyway, there were actually 208 pictures altogether! ALL were either honkers or wavers or yellers. It was just that most had their windows rolled up and the glare was just too harsh to see anything inside the cars. Ill try this again sometime between cold winter and hot summer when the windows are more likely to be down.
Yes, BufordP, the arrows came from Walmart -- I have some red ones too!
I hope the following doesnt constitute hijacking but it has to do with the 2323 sign.
I ran across a table of military deaths (with causes) for the years 1980 2004 on FR last week. Some of it may surprise you -- it did me.
Here's a link to the table's .pdf file:
Here's who was President in the years listed
Carter - 1980 (the last year of his term)
Reagan - 1981 - 1988
George HW Bush - 1989 - 1992
Clinton - 1993 - 2000
George W Bush - 2001 - 2004
I converted the .pdf to a spreadsheet and analyzed it to derive the following:
The average number of deaths per year for that 25-year period is 1540. The average per year for GW Bush is 1297. What's more the fraction of these deaths that are ACCIDENTAL averaged over 50%! (56% to be precise) The average total military over these years was around 2,000,000 with an average death rate of 0.079% (deaths/man).
Here're the yearly averages for the total deaths and each sub-category over each President's years covered in the table listed in order of decreasing total deaths (needs to be in a fixed spacing font to line up properly):
............total...acc...host....hom....ill....pend.....self.infl.....terrorist...undet. Carter......2392...1556....174....419....231.......1.........11 Reagan......2150...1332.....64....249....327.....128.........58...........20 GHW Bush....1556....872.....88....175....268.....121.........33 GW Bush.....1297....527....276.....45....215......47........156...........26..........21 Clinton......938....494.....47....160....153......71.........12...........14A couple of observations:
Ranking them by accidental deaths would give the same result. GW Bush's average death rate of 276 due to hostile action is the highest, followed by Carter at 174 (just for the one year covered). Death by homicide for GW Bush is BY FAR the lowest of all of them. But the self-inflicted rate is by far the highest for him. I would like to know more about both of these numbers.
It'd also be interesting to know the accidental and illness death rates for similar-age civilian folks.
That's the number of soldiers killed in Iraq from ALL reasons. They bloated the figure to include ALL so that they can get to their magically numbers to through a big protest.
I believe that the actual killed in combat if 1800 - 1900. Someone may have the true number.
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