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Cat Moy: Ah, I love the Smell of Bikes in Berkeley in the Morning!! (Move America Forward)
Move America Forward ^ | March 22, 2008 | Catherine Moy

Posted on 03/22/2008 8:49:14 PM PDT by Syncro

Saturday, March 22, 2008

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Catherine Moy
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Ah, I love the Smell of Bikes in Berkeley in the Morning!!

EaglesUp.Us brought 400 of their Motorcycle buddies and another 200 pedestrians to downtown Berkeley Saturday morning to support the Marines, which have been under fire from the radical group Code Pink and the Berkeley City Council.

Move America Forward’s Chairman Melanie Morgan rode into town on the back of a Hog. She and the VERY LOUD bikers cruised through the streets of Berkeley, giving them a wake-up call. As the roaring bikes cruised by, car alarms and house alarms squealed in the morning.

“I’ve never had so much fun in my life as I did on the back of that bike!” Morgan said.

Downtown parking spots were filled with bikes sporting American flags and men and women in leathers ruled the day.

MAF singer Diana Nagy opened the dayh with the “Star Spangled Banner” and Melanie kept the enthusiasm high as she introduced me.

I gave the following speech, which I wrote last night:

As we stand here today, I see in the strong souls of patriots a love for America that began when our Founding Fathers conceived this Republic.
I see red, white and blue.
I see black, white and brown. I see brothers and sisters. Many of you have battled in war for our Republic.
Now we battle on the homefront against America-haters, God haters, haters of anything that looks like freedom.
Make no mistake, brothers and sisters. We stand today in the bowels of anti-Americanism. Here, as the scoundrel Rev. Wright might say, the City Council is “riding dirty” on America.
They have called for anarchy. They have paid the way of America’s enemies. They have called our Marines - our heros - “unwelcome.” And these traitors refuse to apologize to the Marines, the very men and women who give them the freedom to act like maniacal dopes.
These filthy leftovers from the Vietnam-era and their spawn give nothing to this country. They offer aide and comfort to those who want to kill us infidels.

Osama bin Laden smiles when he hears about the chaos in the streets.
He smiles when he hears Sens. Clinton and Obama promise to cut and run if they are elected.
He smiles when cities like Berkeley provide gifts of public funds to America’s enemies.
Bin Laden shouldn’t smile too much. His ranks of useful idiots in America are shrinking. And the ranks of patriots who will stand against our enemies here at home are growing. So get that smirk off your face, devil boy.
The EAGLES have come HOME to roost!!
We WILL get YOU!
Look into the faces of the men and women here today. Do we look like we’ll rollover for some half-baked creeps in dirty night clothes? HELL NO. Do we look like we’ll cut and run? HELL NO! Do we look like we will let up on the anti-American Berkeley City Council? HELL NO!
This week we note the historical wonders of two brave and selfless beings: Jesus and the American troop. Both offered to give their lives. Both give hope. Both give strength. And both deserve our eternal honor and respect. Five years ago this week, our troops volunteered to go to Iraq and protect the national security of the United States while closing down rape rooms and capturing the tyrant Saddam Hussein

That is why we stand here today. We stand with our Marines.
Our sailors.
Our airman.
Our soldiers and our Coasties.

150 years ago Americans fought each other in another civil war. During that brutal clash, a union woman wrote the Battle Hymn of the Republic. It’s words ring true today:

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord;
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword;
His truth is marching on.
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! His truth is marching on.
He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat;
He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment seat;
Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him! be jubilant, my feet;
Our God is marching on.
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!
Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! Our God is marching on.

God Bless the Marines. God Bless You. And God Bless the United States of America.

We sang together. We prayed together. We thanked all of our troops together. It was a beautiful day.

What made life so beautiful on Saturday is the 600-plus patriots who showed up to send a message to the City of Berkeley came in all creeds, colors and, uh, breeds.

A proud patriot:

Oh - and only a few Code Pinkos showed up. They huddled on a corner in their pathetic pink. Berkeley belonged to the red, white and blue on Saturday.





TOPICS: Free Republic; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aar; berkeley; eaglesup; marines; moveamericaforward; rally; supportourtroops
Catherine Moy gave a beautiful impassioned speech today which she describes above.
1 posted on 03/22/2008 8:49:23 PM PDT by Syncro
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WOW! OUTSTANDING! Thanks to everyone. Thanks Syncro. Great report.


2 posted on 03/22/2008 8:53:14 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PGalt
Thank you! It was a great day in America

"Move America Forward’s Chairman Melanie Morgan rode into town on the back of a Hog. She and the VERY LOUD bikers cruised through the streets of Berkeley, giving them a wake-up call. As the roaring bikes cruised by, car alarms and house alarms squealed in the morning.

“I’ve never had so much fun in my life as I did on the back of that bike!” Morgan said.

She's been on a Bike before:

Red, White and Blue Roll Over Berkeley
Written by Melanie Morgan   
Friday, 21 March 2008

Folks--Come on Downnnnnnnnnnnnnn!

We're going to be in Berkeley Saturday morning, gathering around 10:00 in the morning with our pride in our United States Military in front of the Marine Recruiting Center at 64 Shattuck Square.

I'll be there to do some speechifying, which begins at Noon.

I'm going to ride into town with the Patriot Guard Riders, Rolling Thunder and other bikers (HOW COOL IS THAT!) ..

Join us in fighting the anti-American message from the rabid pinko weasels and have a great time with pro-troopers who LOVE our military men and women.

I will be on KRON4 at 8:15 tomorrow morning to talk about our great event.

Be there at Shattuck Square!

Bezerkley, California --here we come!


3 posted on 03/22/2008 9:02:56 PM PDT by Syncro
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THANK YOU! My crappy mood just turned around - how proud and grateful I feel after reading your post and seeing all the pictures. You guys are AWESOME!!


4 posted on 03/22/2008 9:07:48 PM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: Syncro

“This week we note the historical wonders of two brave and selfless beings: Jesus and the American troop. Both offered to give their lives. Both give hope. Both give strength. And both deserve our eternal honor and respect.”

Beautiful.


5 posted on 03/22/2008 9:13:46 PM PDT by baa39
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To: peggybac
Well then let me just peggy bac these links to ya’

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1990119/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1990124/posts

Aren't American Vets and other Patriots great?

A majority of America loves our Military men and women.

6 posted on 03/22/2008 9:15:24 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

7 posted on 03/22/2008 9:17:49 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Syncro

I salute all you who were there and all who were there in spirit.
God BLESS America.
Thank you from this proud American.

God bless and protect our troops.


8 posted on 03/22/2008 9:20:54 PM PDT by sweetiepiezer (A typical white person..............................)
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To: Syncro

This is so cool! Great pics. What an inspiration!


9 posted on 03/22/2008 9:22:19 PM PDT by GVnana ("They're still analyzing the first guy. What do I have to worry about?" - GWB)
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To: Syncro

Mucho thanks!


10 posted on 03/22/2008 9:27:56 PM PDT by peggybac (Tolerance is the virtue of believing in nothing)
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To: Syncro

FANTASTIC!!!


11 posted on 03/22/2008 9:34:37 PM PDT by Left2Right ("Democracy isn't perfect, but other governments are so much worse (especially Iran's)")
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God Bless them all And BTTT


12 posted on 03/22/2008 9:40:32 PM PDT by ATOMIC_PUNK (http://eaglecooler.wordpress.com/)
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To: Syncro

Just beautiful.
I got to get me one of them hogs!


13 posted on 03/22/2008 9:43:05 PM PDT by Mr. Peabody
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About 25 Bikers were at the Tacoma, WA anti-military protest last Saturday. On the support the troops side of coarse. And what a great bunch of guys they were.


14 posted on 03/22/2008 10:09:21 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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WoW! Fantastic! This left my eyes wet and my heart filled with light and joy. Thanks so much to all those that showed up today! Here’s to the Red, White, and Blue :-).


15 posted on 03/22/2008 10:14:49 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Syncro

WoW! Fantastic! This left my eyes wet and my heart filled with light and joy. Thanks so much to all those that showed up today! Here’s to the Red, White, and Blue :-).


16 posted on 03/22/2008 10:14:52 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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It is great to beat the left in Berkeley. You know how discouraged they must be feeling today.


17 posted on 03/22/2008 10:24:31 PM PDT by RWGuy
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It is great to beat the left in Berkeley.

I counsel caution here. If you beat a leftist the resulting cloud of dirt and dust may cause you to run afoul of the local Air Quality Management District.

18 posted on 03/22/2008 10:30:01 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Syncro

This is so wonderful, thank you.


19 posted on 03/22/2008 10:58:43 PM PDT by Katarina
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The petition

We, the undersigned condemn the Berkeley City Council’s treasonous attack on US Marine Recruiters stationed in their city. We ask that Congress cut off funds from any and all municipal entity within the confines of the city of Berkeley, California, until such time as the city council withdraws it’s action.

The City Council has voted to tell the Marines their downtown recruiting station is not welcome and “if recruiters choose to stay, they do so as uninvited and unwelcome guests.”
The measure passed last week by a vote of 8-1.

The council also voted to explore enforcing a city anti-discrimination law, focusing on the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy.

In a separate item, the council voted, also 8-1, to give the Marxist protest group Code Pink a parking space in front of the recruiting office once a week for six months and a free sound permit for protesting once a week.

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/cutoffberkeleynow

If you wish to, please share with your friends or e-mail to your address books. You DO NOT have to donate at the petition site, there will be a page asking for one for the site after you sign, just back out or exit. Your signature will already be on the petition.


20 posted on 03/22/2008 11:03:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (http://www.fourfriedchickensandacoke.blogspot.com)
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"Catherine Moy gave a beautiful impassioned speech today which she describes above."

She sure did! It would be great to see it printed in major newspapers.

Great report, Suberb pics, and Awesome Rally!

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and those who support them

21 posted on 03/22/2008 11:24:10 PM PDT by USMC Brat (Set the example.)
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Great! Wonderful!


22 posted on 03/23/2008 12:11:02 AM PDT by MoochPooch (I'm a compassionate cynic.)
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To: Syncro
the VERY LOUD bikers cruised through the streets of Berkeley, giving them a wake-up call. As the roaring bikes cruised by, car alarms and house alarms squealed in the morning.

heh heh heh. Well done, you sons and daughters of liberty!

23 posted on 03/23/2008 6:59:27 AM PDT by ottbmare
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As the roaring bikes cruised by, car alarms and house alarms squealed in the morning.

GREAT! That ought to have woken up the hippie liberals.

24 posted on 03/23/2008 7:52:26 AM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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Great minds think alike ;-).


25 posted on 03/23/2008 7:53:19 AM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: Syncro

bttt


26 posted on 03/23/2008 11:06:09 AM PDT by AprilfromTexas
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To: Syncro

BRAVO!


27 posted on 03/23/2008 10:44:37 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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Good job, I wish I could have been there!


28 posted on 03/25/2008 6:06:07 AM PDT by Daryl L.Hunter (Pacifists are the unwitting ally of the enemy!)
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