Skip to comments.A Gathering of Eagles - These Colors Don't Run, Pro Troop Rally Live Thread
Posted on 03/17/2007 9:12:15 AM PDT by mdittmar
Thanks for being there for those of us that could not make it!!!!.......
What a bunch of turds.
Have they figured out how to NOT file in protest and still get EIC???
I tend to agree
Many of the commies did walk the gauntlet.
We has their assets out numbered in some cases 5-1, equally my butt!
I hope you aren't driving anywhere :).
Thank you, Owen.
A blessed St. Patrick's Day to you.
hey, dont sugar coat it. Tell us how you really feel.. ;0)
????.....some moonbat did....but between GOE....hadn't heard anything...just a few scuffles....attitude adjustments,nothing major. I was going to say ..you'd have to be absoulutely stupid to try something....but then I thought about who I was talking about...*tsk tsk*
GOD BLESS THE EAGLES AND ALL THE PATRIOTS, FROM ONE VET TO ALL OF YOU......
GOD BLESS, LOVE Y'ALL
They all came in on the short buses.
Not really drinking.......yet. ;)
I'm going to jump in with an "I was there post."
The crowd was positivelyt amazing. There were literally thousands of good guys there in knots of ten ot twelve. They were mostly military and they were in full voice.
There was a bottleneck to the Wall, there were two or three very long and 4 or 5 deeop lines to pass the metal detectors to get in. You can be assured that given the mood of the morning, any one who tried to destroy the good feelings, camaraderie and deface the wall would have been crucified on the spot.
All the sidewalks and paths anywhere near the Lincoln Memorial were packed.
We had permits for the inner circle of the lincoln Memorial. It was solid and 4 or 5 deep on street level and many many more on an elevated wall behind them. There were still more in the grass behind all that. The marchers were presented with jeers and chants from a literal stack of people all the way round the arc of the Lincoln Memorial.
I chose to cross the street to another of our permitted areeas, area "D" on the map. The curb was occupied by lots of press potographers waiting with good vantage to get the start of the prade. I wanted to be sure we occupied the area.
I unlimbered my sign and flag and stood on the curb. Soon,
I was joined by a vet from Colorado and several others. A group of students, perhaps seven or so realized that it was a good place and joined me. They were from American Conservative Student Union. I was pleased to meet their president. They were loving it because..... there were no barricades. The moonbats passed by at arms length and received the full, almost face to face derision.
Alas, I missed seeing many FReepers. I saw a total of about 10. We were literally swallowed up in the crowd. It was truly great experience....in spite of the ankle deep mud, the wind and the cold.
What if they gave a revolution and no one came?
Heck, we had more people than that waiting to get into the gun show this morning.
LOL. I'm just glad all the Eagles are safe.
You can tell from the short buses?
Yep. Got it all done in one trip.
Good report. I brought a bunch of that mud home with me. :-)
I couldn't believe how fast CSPAN cut the aftermath coverage when every semi large group they tried to show broke up into a few people. Looked like an event that had been over for an hour.
LOL! You just made my heart skip a beat. that's all!
Thank you for being there for those of us who got zapped by the weather. It must have been a very heartwarming experience. There are some fantastic photos on this thread and also http://jxs2151-blogspot.com another plug for "Jeff". Can't help it--he did an amazing job.
The weirdos have broken up and as usual left trash strewn all over. They expect someone else to pick up after them--what else is new.
C-spam coverage of the usual suspects was pretty funny--you can't make this stuff up.
Hope someone sends photos of all the flags. The shot at Memorial Bridge (?) is just great.
Man I wish I could've been there!
Fox said that the Commie Code Pinkos had only 2000 marchers. They said that the Pro Troop Rally had just as many or even more! Yes!
No wonder the MSM is distorting the coverage.
Caution Moonbat Crossing
I don't hide from commies, I confront them like the 19 year old today, gave me his warcrimes sign after our debate and just left.
Remarkable post here, guess there is not much question about who to call when the s... hits the fan.
Excellent, very encouraging. Thanks.
If it's pretty equal, that's outstanding.
Thank God for Fox News.
Appreciate your response. I'm encouraged.
I saw one of our side picking up trash and taking care of it. Except for the mud, our areas as far as I could see, were neat as a pin. Nice to be among adults.
Ditto that for me!!!
Gathering of Eagles Press Conference at the National Press Club with our own Kristinn, describing the anti-American's plans for this rally and their history, with scenes from ANSWER at rallies, and their obnoxious leaders.
It starts out with a live traffic report, but just wait that out.
GO EAGLES!! THANK YOU, KRISTINN. WOO HOO, JIM ROB + GANG!! We're with you .. all the way! God bless our awesome troops!
Also, in case some of you missed this: please sign the Town Hall petition .. and see the petition from our troops on the ground, legally petitioning Congress to refrain from their seditious plans to pull out or defund their efforts.
Military sign here:
Civilians sign here:
3:14 ..... Getting down to the meat of things now .... An anti-war spokeswoman is at the mic ...... someone's step-mother ..... Melida Arredondo .... Gold Star Families .... no jacket. Layered in sweaters, though. Talking about citizenship for soldiers ... how flag represents the blood of gold star families .... now talking about breast-feeding .... These folks are nutso. Now it's undocumented immigrants. Uh huh. Invites everyone to walk the halls of congress ----- poof.
Carlos Arrendondo is now speaking for Gold Star Families ... lost his son in Iraq ... cameras cut to hillside -- it is empty. Protesters have left the area ... a few remain in front of podium .... he's referring to the Constitution -- not sure what he is saying ....
World Can't Wait! rep rattles off a list of topics .... war, katrina, peace, etc., with call for impeachment .... condemns all Democrat candidates (even Hillary) .... calls for more protests and resistence .... warns we ain't seen nothin' yet (close) when troops refuse to fight blah blah blah .... crowd is getting weak .... signs can't be THAT heavy, can they?
Older lady at the mic .... demanding apology from Bush for something .... offers a list of other demands .... Efia Nwangaza from "Not in Our Name" --- where the hell do they find these people?????
A.N.S.W.E.R. coord ..... thanks those who remain for facing the cold .... Brian Becker. Camera is scanning the crowd .... some weirdos .... claim to fame: they're being broadcast live on C-Span and Arabian TV (spelling offered later).
Mahdi Bray is back at the mic ..... must have been some cancellations. Boring. Quotes words from an old song .... "I don't wanna be right" .... Guess what? You ain't right, brother.
Gonna surf and find out what is going on in the real world.
3:32: announcement ... someone lost his wallet .... I bet.
A very loud woman is shouting into the mic .... something about imperialists .... denouncing the war .... wearing a headband .... ears have to be frozen. Leah Obias of JusticeNotWar in Philippines .... It has to be warmer in the Philippines. Why is she on that podium freezing her buns off? No one can understand her. The crowd is leaving .... Talk about getting a cold shoulder. (snicker)
I bet I'm the only one blogging this flop.
Good. Someone needs to watch this. After all ------- C-SPAN thought it important enough to broadcast live. I'm sure the Eagle Gathering is more eventful. And it is definitely better attended!!!
How embarrassing for ANSWER et al.
Now someone from Haiti. Bet he hates being up there in that cold weather .... just said it was 80 degrees when he left home this morning. Ben Depuy. Former Ambassador .... not sure to what or whom. He's not wearing shorts, so he's probably not an actor from one of those blue water commercials. And he's having trouble with his words. White scraggley beard .... shades .... ball cap ... talking about money Bush pledged to his country -- now quoting Chavez. So let Chavez fund his country. Bastard.
Chuck Kauffman ... Nicaragua Network Co-Cordinator. What the heck --- did they have more cancellations? No wonder the crowd is leaving.
So am I.
From Jeff's Blog
A gathering of idiots. Screaming into the microphone. Apparently unaware that those things actually amplify sound. I liked the way one of them teared up about the guy being detained 100 yards away. And their last "speaker' who wiped her chin after she spoke.
Our thanks and gratitude to each and every one of you wonderful patriots that stood and conquered the "enemy within" this day!
When we had our rally in crawford, the freepers left the site spotless
"And their last "speaker' who wiped her chin after she spoke."
Funny, I didn't see Bill Clinton in the crowd.
Fox said that the Commie Code Pinkos had only 2000 marchers
My son and all the soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan will be overjoyed to hear this....I want to thank everyone who took part in this today on behalf of my hubby and son....they deserve now less.
Badda ba Bomp!
"We has their assets out numbered in some cases 5-1, equally my butt!"
If you count the thoughts of the ones like me who didn't manage to make the trip, make that a da** million to one, brother.
Cspam caller just gave Cspam hell for not covering the GOEs!
She was a lefty, too.
Cspam caller just gave Cspam hell for not covering the GOEs!
She was a lefty, too.
Please thank your son for his service!