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Changes in Congress Won't Thwart Our Troop Support!
11/08/2006 | PleaDeal

Posted on 11/08/2006 5:42:55 PM PST by PleaDeal

#81 at Walter Reed - November 3, 2006

Dang, it was cold!

Cold Night
Lovely skyline pic by Trooprally [Mrs]

Yes, it was a dry, very cold night on Georgia Ave. Unbeknownst to us, our fearless (literally!) D.C. Chapter leader Kristinn was winging his way to Iraq! No foolin', Iraq! Read his reports #1 and #2. This was a trip sponsored by our good friend Melanie Morgan of Move America Forward and included Gold Star parents who wanted to meet with the brothers and sisters with whom their own children fought and died. The parents wanted to see for themselves what it was like and thank the troops for their hard work as well as bring the message of US support directly to the Iraqis.

Way to go, Kristinn!

wounded warriors
Wounded Warriors Neil and Jody holding the most famous pic of the week. Maybe the year! They had not heard Kerry's slanderous attack on their intelligence and once filled in, they had some unprintable responses. Thanks guys! We really appreciate you and the time you spent with us tonight!

More FReepers & FRiends showed up (26) than pathetic Pinkos (9). If I missed anyone - please let me know!

The whole list of FReepers & FRiends in attendance tonight:

Barbara* from VA, Bill* from MD, BillF and FRiend Bob* from PA, chcknhawk & family (4), Cindy-true-supporter, Craig* from DC, Fraxinus, Freeping_In_Silence, George & Ethel*, Jimmy Valentine's Brother, maica, olgaesq01, PleaDeal, Sensei Ern, staytrue, TFroatz, tgslTakoma, Tolerance Sucks Rocks, Trooprally [Mr. & Mrs].

MrT and CJ Trooprally and chcknhawk
MOAB Up!
Setting up the MOAB (Mother of All Banners).

Here are my pics from the night. As always, the multi-talented Trooprally [Mrs.] digitally captured much more of the event and her pics are here.

FReeper Canteen
FReeper Canteen complete with coffee, hot water for tea or cocoa, and pizza!


Enjoying hot chow
Folks enjoying some hot chow!

T and ST
Trooprally [Mr] and StayTrue, who made the fantastic looooong poster of 'Halp Us Carry'

tiggles
tgslTakoma - purveyor of sustenance and keeper of secrets!

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Meanwhile, waaaaaay down the block...

lonely loonies
Line of Lonely Loonies
Pinkos in street
Pinkos like standing in the street. Nobody pays attention to them.
The truth hurts
JVB and Cindy-True-Supporter show the Truth! to the cowardly Pinkos as PleaDeal records the occasion behind them.
Under the Truth
Pinkos from a vantage point underneath the signs.
spotters
The Trooprallys and BillF acting as spotters across the street. Mrs. T got some good pics!

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Bill* and maica
Bill from MD* and maica on the corner.
Mrs T
Trooprally [Mrs] joins the C-gar club!
MOAB trio
BillF, FRiend Bob and Olgaesq01.
Ethel & George
Ethel & George
Barbara and Frax
Barbara* and Fraxinus
parking lot talk
Jimmy Valentine's Brother and Craig* chatting with
Cindy-True-Supporter

Da Bus
The Bus from Fran O'Brien's kept us on the corners until well after 10pm. It's always worth a few frozen toes and fingers to see the smiling faces of the warriors and their kin drive by.

We'll be back out at Walter Reed Friday night, November 10th, from 6:30 until at least 9:30 at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Elder Street, NW in Washington, D.C. Friday should be a special night because...

Corps

Its the 231st Birthday of the United States Marine Corps!

Flags

Come prepared to be the FEW, the PROUD, and the LOUD! OORAH!

The wounded warriors inside the hospital are heartened by the sight of ordinary citizens cheering for them and displaying our heartfelt thanks for the service and sacrifice they've made on our behalf. On the eve of Veterans Day, there's no better place to go to say Thanks! to a whole bunch of young Vets.

A couple hours this Friday night is very little to give compared to what they've contributed!

As always, the DC Chapter's rules for protesting will be in effect. Briefly, they are: No violence. No profanity. No racism. No provocations. Obey the law. Treat all law enforcement officers with respect.

Keeping the BIG LIST: All DC Chapter Walter Reed FReeps - c/o BufordP.

little flag

 


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: activism; codepink; codepinko; dcchapter; gwot; troopsupport; walterreed
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Come prepared to face an energized gang of rats down the block!
1 posted on 11/08/2006 5:43:00 PM PST by PleaDeal
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To: 2ndClassCitizen; 3D-JOY; Albion Wilde; ALlRightAllTheTime; AlwaysFree; Angelwood; Apple Blossom; ...

Ping to #81!


2 posted on 11/08/2006 5:44:12 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; abenaki; AGreatPer; Alamo-Girl; Allegra; ALWAYSWELDING; ...

Ping to Walter Reed FReep #81

FReepmail me to get on/off this list!


3 posted on 11/08/2006 5:45:25 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: Chewie84

WR thread just came up


4 posted on 11/08/2006 5:46:01 PM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: PleaDeal

Coming out to support the troops at WRAMC is more important now than ever! Code Pink assumes they are in the majority after Tuesday.


5 posted on 11/08/2006 5:46:05 PM PST by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: PleaDeal

Another "Perfect" thread. Thanks.

[Mr] T


6 posted on 11/08/2006 5:50:11 PM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: PleaDeal

You guys know what your showing up there and doing this with such devotion means to us who can't be there, and to the military. I mention it from time to time, but we are always thankful.


7 posted on 11/08/2006 5:50:38 PM PST by Bahbah
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To: armymarinemom
I'll second your words:

"Coming out to support the troops at WRAMC is more important now than ever! Code Pink assumes they are in the majority after Tuesday."

[Mr] T

8 posted on 11/08/2006 5:52:38 PM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: PleaDeal

Thanks guys for all you do.


9 posted on 11/08/2006 5:59:10 PM PST by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: PleaDeal

Home Front Heros Bump


10 posted on 11/08/2006 5:59:31 PM PST by kanawa (Don't go where you're looking, look where you're going.)
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To: PleaDeal

Now we have to do a lot of work to keep our hero's safe from the commie Dem's!!!
Great report.
[Mrs T]


11 posted on 11/08/2006 6:03:45 PM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: PleaDeal

Every day is Veteran's Day. But there's no better place to celebrate it than Walter Reed. See y'all Friday.


12 posted on 11/08/2006 6:06:37 PM PST by Sisku Hanne (Pennsylvania's nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live here.)
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To: Sisku Hanne

You coming?!?! OORAH!


13 posted on 11/08/2006 6:12:11 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: PleaDeal

Never!!!!


14 posted on 11/08/2006 6:12:37 PM PST by bmwcyle (The snake is loose in the garden and Eve just bit the apple.)
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To: trooprally

You think they will actually have an increase in numbers after this???

Those deluded fools have always thought they were in the majority.


15 posted on 11/08/2006 6:14:14 PM PST by Fraxinus
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To: bmwcyle
Never!!!!

Splain!
16 posted on 11/08/2006 6:17:35 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: PleaDeal
The sign "the brightest, the bravest, the best" is truly outstanding. That and the thought of Kristinn being with the Gold Star Families brought tears to my eyes. He is a great ambassador, as all of you faithful Freepers are!

Bumping for the support of all our troops and their families. Bumping for the Gold Star Families' trip. I imagine it is a very hard journey, and it shows great courage to take this trip. To all of you--thank you and Godspeed.

17 posted on 11/08/2006 6:54:47 PM PST by World'sGoneInsane (LET NO ONE BE FORGOTTEN, LET NO ONE FORGET)
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To: PleaDeal
You're all a treasure to us.

We need you more than ever now.

Eternal thanks.

18 posted on 11/08/2006 6:56:21 PM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: potlatch; PleaDeal




19 posted on 11/08/2006 6:57:52 PM PST by devolve ( __you_get_schmuck_in_massachussetts__)
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To: devolve

Great how you just slap them all together like that!

Easy as pie, huh, lol.


20 posted on 11/08/2006 7:02:43 PM PST by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: devolve; PleaDeal

Thanks PleaDeal, enjoy seeing the pictures!


21 posted on 11/08/2006 7:24:27 PM PST by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: PleaDeal

Great job. We're trying to get there Friday providing the traffic doesn't turn us back.


22 posted on 11/08/2006 7:30:47 PM PST by Apple Blossom (...around here, city hall is something of a between meals snack.)
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To: potlatch




Like a layercake

Almost


23 posted on 11/08/2006 8:08:59 PM PST by devolve ( __you_get_schmuck_in_massachussetts__)
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To: devolve

Or an "upsidedown cake", whoops!!


24 posted on 11/08/2006 8:10:32 PM PST by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: PleaDeal

Someday.... You guys and gals ROCK!! Thank you!


25 posted on 11/08/2006 8:20:35 PM PST by StarCMC ("So what was the price to betray us - Judas?" - SGT Mark Russak to Traitor Murtha)
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To: PleaDeal; 1 Olgoat; 103198; 10Ring; 11Bush; 1stbn27; 2ndClassCitizen; 2SterlingConservatives; ...
Come prepared to face an energized gang of rats down the block!

Thank you for writing our 81st Walter Reed Freep report, Plea Deal. Now, much more than ever before, it's important that we continue to stand up and show our support for our brave troops and their mission.

Please join us this Friday (and every Friday that you can) and show our troops that Americans care, regardless of what Nancy Pelosi, Jack "Cut 'n Run" Murtha, John Kerry and Dingy Harry Reid say to the contrary.

26 posted on 11/08/2006 8:35:16 PM PST by tgslTakoma
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To: PleaDeal

Buuump!


27 posted on 11/08/2006 9:11:30 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: PleaDeal

"Dang, it was cold!"

I was going to tell you 'bout that.

Maybe I'll just throw up a lame-assed weather forecast a day or two prior...

Nah..


28 posted on 11/08/2006 10:00:04 PM PST by raygun (Whenever I see U.N. blue helmets I feel like laughing and puking at the same time.)
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To: PleaDeal

Thanks for that posting.....I think now more than ever we need to STAND UP for our TROOPS and FREEP! I just have that feeling that they are going to need our encouragement and Support now more than ever!! Now that the dems are pretty much in control they are going to really going to rake GW over the coals...as per Murtha Scumbag's conversation with Chris Matthews today. They plan to launch inquiries and an all out attack on Bush and all the Republicans from the bottom up on how we went into Iraq illegally, etc. The Msm is really starting to pull the throttle out full bore to help the dems out as never before too.

That's why every time I have the opportunity to Freep....I will take part. When I go to the airport to pick someone up......while I'm waiting for the plane to land....I've got my trusty little SUPPORT the TROOP signs in my car trunk and I take them in and hold them up in the airport as a reminder to all passing in and out, that they should Support the Troops!! One lady that just came in from Hawaii....came up to me and thanked me for being there, exclaiming that I was a sight to behold, 'cause when she boarded at Hilo...code pink and their ilks were there with all their rude talk and rude signs! She was so glad to see that someone was at the end of her flight actually Supporting the Troops!

BTW, those five signs are the same signs that I had when Kristinn, JimRob, basil, syncro, myself,MAF and all went to Crawford, TX to the 'You Don't Speak for Me, Cindy' tour......they're still holding up and still being put to good use!!

Keep up the good work....you guys and gals always do a superb job at WR!


29 posted on 11/08/2006 11:00:37 PM PST by SoldiersPrayingMom ("And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand." Mk 3:24)
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To: PleaDeal

Thank you so much for being there & for this report. I would be with you each week if it were possible.. I and so many others here at FR appreciate your work & labor OF LOVE there. I hope more of the locals (hour or less away?) will make it a priority to join the fun each week!


30 posted on 11/09/2006 1:38:13 AM PST by DollyCali (Don't tell GOD how big your storm is -- Tell the storm how B-I-G your God is!)
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To: SoldiersPrayingMom

OUTSTANDING!


31 posted on 11/09/2006 2:37:59 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine's brother (HOOAH! It's an Army thing.)
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To: PleaDeal

BTTT


32 posted on 11/09/2006 2:58:07 AM PST by E.G.C. (I)
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To: All

Thanks to all of you who take the time to 1) show our troops that they are appreciated, honored and heroes and 2) confront the deluded liars of Code Pink.


33 posted on 11/09/2006 3:23:28 AM PST by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: PleaDeal

Understanding the grit and determination of the DC chapter to keep on keeping on, now that the election is over will the loonies continue?


34 posted on 11/09/2006 5:54:48 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. Rozerem commercials give me nightmares)
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To: Apple Blossom

Traffic should be light since it's a Fed holiday.


35 posted on 11/09/2006 6:15:19 AM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: bert; PleaDeal; tgslTakoma

As Plea Deal wrote above, I'm certain the Code Pinkies will be out rejoicing over the election results. They probably think we're fair-weather supporters, despite all history to the contrary. I'm planning on spending my Federal holiday on the street corners with the DC chapter. BTW,Plea Deal, thanks for the reminder about the Marine Corps birthday!


36 posted on 11/09/2006 10:57:09 AM PST by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: PleaDeal

BTTT!! Great report!


37 posted on 11/09/2006 1:15:07 PM PST by Impeach98 (Anti-war protestors should try holding rallies in Damascus and Tehran!)
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Ditto JVB - OUTSTANDING! A one woman FReep rally!!!!


38 posted on 11/09/2006 2:41:12 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: JoyjoyfromNJ
Thanks JJ, and OOOOOOORRRRAAAAHHHH!

Looking forward to seeing you again!
39 posted on 11/09/2006 2:45:49 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: Bahbah
I mention it from time to time, but we are always thankful.

You are always welcome! Its really our pleasure to be there each Friday.
40 posted on 11/09/2006 2:47:58 PM PST by PleaDeal (Boot the "EX"-Marine, Vote Irey in '06!)
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To: concretebob

Now I can go back to my old tagline!


41 posted on 11/09/2006 2:51:47 PM PST by PleaDeal (concretebob in '08!)
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To: SoldiersPrayingMom
Thanks for your roving "Support the Troops" Freeps. That's great. And some FReepers always have an excuse not to show our troops support, but not you.

[Mr] T
42 posted on 11/09/2006 2:54:20 PM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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A little bird told me that we will have a very special visitor tomorrow at WRAMC. I can't tell you who it is, it's another secret I have to keep; but I will say it's not Kristinn.


43 posted on 11/09/2006 6:38:39 PM PST by tgslTakoma
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To: PleaDeal
I support the Troops, the Iraqi people who voted for a hope and a future. I am damn proud of them all.

I am ashamed of the media and the Demorats. We lost 2,700 intrepid Troops in 4 years. We lost almost half a million in four years of WWII. 2,700 Marines and Sailors lost their life in the first 2 and a half days of fighting on Iwo Jima. I went to Gettysburg this summer. I stood on ground that soaked the blood of 2,500 NY Calvary in one day. They told us we would lose 10,00 going to Baghdad.

I think our brave young men and women have done a great job for being in the heart of a land that hates us and burns our flag. I am proud of them. I think our media and the Demorats owe our Troops an apology.
44 posted on 11/09/2006 7:54:41 PM PST by do the dhue (How come the Dems have not fixed Iraq yet? I have no ideas and I offer obstructionism only)
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To: tgslTakoma
A little bird told me that we will have a very special visitor tomorrow at WRAMC.

"Do we have to dress up in fancy clothes?" she asked in a whiny voice. "I hate to get dressed up."

45 posted on 11/09/2006 8:12:52 PM PST by JoyjoyfromNJ (Psalm 121)
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To: JoyjoyfromNJ; Sisku Hanne; Doctor Raoul; Just A Nobody; Leofl; Spiff; AprilfromTexas; ...
Well, you could come out in your pearls and fur, but I think our visitor will be more interested in the sincerity in your hearts than your attire.

I am so glad that you and Sisku will be here tomorrow. Thank you to all the long-distance Walter Reed Freepers who have come to WRAMC to honor our wounded warriors!

46 posted on 11/09/2006 8:33:46 PM PST by tgslTakoma
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To: tgslTakoma

A special visitor?

oh tgslTakoma - how I wish I could be with you guys tonight. Hope the weather stays fine and you have a GREAT turnout. God bless you for all you do.
Cheers - Dinah
(P.S. I love pearls and fur!)


47 posted on 11/10/2006 4:18:38 AM PST by Dinah Lord (fighting the Islamofascist Jihad - one keystroke at a time...)
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To: tgslTakoma

Hey, it's pretty close to gathering time. Can't you tell us who the "special visitor" is now? I really want to plan my wardrobe!


49 posted on 11/10/2006 11:52:19 AM PST by PleaDeal (concretebob in '08!)
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To: PleaDeal; All

PD, great report, as usual. Thanks for your hard work.

Beautiful weather tonight at FReep time: temp: 62 degrees, falling to 58, slight breeze of 4 mph.


50 posted on 11/10/2006 12:44:04 PM PST by BillF (Fight terrorists in Iraq & elsewhere, instead of waiting for them to come to America!)
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