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MELANIE in BERKELEY Support The Troops RALLY 6/21! FR, Eagles Up, Gathering of Eagles, All Invited
email | 6/20/08 | self

Posted on 06/20/2008 10:18:17 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance

FROM EMAIL from Doug Lyvere, Eagles Up --

...Code Pink is on the ropes. The Marines have been welcomed by the Chamber of Commerce. More people, civilian's and businesses, have started showing their support for Veteran's. Everyone's efforts have started to pay off. Everyone should be proud. So this time we're going to do it a little differently.

Last time we designated Berkeley a "No spend zone". Some said this had zero impact. I disagree - we made a point and whether or not a negative financial impact was felt, we got a response. This time, I think we should spend money - at every establishment that has two things displayed in their window - 1, an American Flag. 2, a sign that simply says, "We Support the Troops". Very few of the businesses would put up these two items just for the dollar. The bulk, I'd say at least 99%, would mean it. If you know a business that supports the troops, call them and tell them to get their sign and flag up now. Starting tomorrow, various Riders will be driving thru Berkeley looking for these signs. I will TRY and make a list to hand out Saturday AM but it should not be necessary as if the display is prominent, we should spot them immediately. And, we would like everyone to spend at least one $2.00 bill. They're rare enough to make a point. Any and every business that gets at least one of these, will know that the Veteran's are giving back, again. Make a point, also, of telling every business owner or manager, thank you for their support. If you're not sure if they Support the Troops, ask. If they say no, politely leave without any negative comments. Even if you're not planning on spending any money in a business, at least take the time to say thank you. I have no idea how many businesses will have a signs/flags up, or how many we can demonstrate our appreciation to, but try to spread it around if necessary. If there are only a few, GTG, line up outside their doors to show the appreciation.

Some of us are staying at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville Friday nite and going to breakfast at 6:30 Saturday morning. If you want to socialize and/or volunteer your services, please either be there Friday nite or early Saturday....

Since we've made zero changes since the original email, I'm just doing a cut and paste of the flyer. If you're unclear and need a copy of the original email me, drop me a note and I'll get it out to you. Also, please remember, this is a Support the Troops event - invite anyone and everyone. This is the final push - spread the word!! The men and woman of our armed forces deployed around the world will see this event. Let's show them all how we feel!!

Support the Troops Ride and Rally

Thunderstrike in Berkeley 6/21/08

8:00 am to 10:00 am -Stage at Watergate Tower 2, 2200 Powell St, Emeryville, Ca (KSU at 10:30)

10:00 KSU, ride to Berkeley and assemble at Marine recruiting office

12:00 Update on Veterans No Spend Zone – followed by Melanie Morgan and 2 Very Special Guest Speakers



TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Free Republic; US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: berkeley; codepink; eaglesup; gatheringofeagles; maf; melaniemorgan; moveamericaforward; rally; supportourtroops; supportthetroops
NOTE: Some contact info redacted to prevent spamming. Freepmail me for further details if needed.

Eagles Up!

1 posted on 06/20/2008 10:18:18 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance
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To: Jim Robinson; Impeach98; Syncro; Drango; eaglesnest1; MountainFlower; freema; RedRover

PING!


2 posted on 06/20/2008 10:19:42 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

See you there!!

Semper Fi!!


3 posted on 06/20/2008 10:25:40 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson; Mama_Bear; JustAmy; Fiddlstix

Back to FReepin’ like a wild man again, I see! WooHOO!

Looks like it will have a good turnout from the emails I’ve seen.

Wish I could get up there in person...not tomorrow but I’ll see you soon somewhere, flag in hand!


4 posted on 06/20/2008 10:32:41 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: All

Our Ferocious Home-Front Warrior: Melanie Morgan
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2013663/posts


5 posted on 06/20/2008 10:36:43 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

If I could only get Gore to loan me the Gulfstream for the weekend...


6 posted on 06/20/2008 11:35:26 AM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: Doctor Raoul

We should sell “Knucklehead Credits.” When you counter Knuckleheads like Code Pink, you can sell Al Gore a credit so he can say something as stupid and anti-America with a clear conscience. After all, for everything like that he’s said, at least he’s paid someone else to be patriotic.


7 posted on 06/20/2008 11:38:02 AM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: Doctor Raoul; BufordP; trooprally; Tom the Redhunter; Albion Wilde; Just A Nobody; kristinn; ...

> > We should sell “Knucklehead Credits.” When you counter Knuckleheads like Code Pink, you can sell Al Gore a credit so he can say something as stupid and anti-America with a clear conscience. < <



Sounds like Indulgences. Liberal Indulgences. Isn’t that redundant?

;^)


8 posted on 06/20/2008 12:18:56 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Jim Robinson
See you there!!

Semper Fi!!

Well, dang! If Mr. "Hell on Wheels" himself is gonna be there then I guess I'll head on over too!

Here's their new tourism slogan:

"Berkeley: Now with fewer tree hippies!"

9 posted on 06/20/2008 1:21:28 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Monkey Face; Billg64; CDB; Battle Axe; Poetgal26; MountainFlower; SmithL; Faith; GVnana; ...

BOYCOTT BERKELEY bump!


10 posted on 06/20/2008 1:31:48 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: rogue yam

Grate! See you there!
Jim


11 posted on 06/20/2008 1:35:16 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Drango

WOO-HOO!

I can’t be there in person, but I will send my prayers with all who ride and/or take part in any other way.

As I continue to pray for the courage and bravery of our troops, those who are left behind, and the efforts of all who so willingly support them in whatever manner, I will ask a special blessing on the Recruiters in Berkeley, that they will feel the support of all patriotic Americans.

Since I’m a military widow (30 years as a military wife) with both children who served proudly, and (at last count) two grandsons on active duty, I know how important it is to make our troops proud of who they are and where they come from.

Thanks for the ping!


12 posted on 06/20/2008 1:50:23 PM PDT by Monkey Face ("Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.")
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance
Speaking of Melanie Morgan, what's up with KSFO? I heard another woman on the Morning Show with Lee Rodgers? Did they really need to get rid of Melanie just to replace her with Melanie-lite?

-PJ

13 posted on 06/20/2008 1:57:45 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Repeal the 17th amendment -- it's the "Fairness Doctrine" for Congress!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance
Gathering of Eagles... fighting the insurgency at home.

God bless you all. Thank you!

14 posted on 06/20/2008 2:03:39 PM PDT by Volunteer (Just so you know, I am ashamed the Dixie Chicks make records in Nashville.)
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To: Drango; Ladycalif; All

It’s a Selective Boycott this time, look for pro-USA businesses and support them.

Details are in the email text posted above.

THANKS so much for your efforts, as always.


15 posted on 06/20/2008 2:17:47 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Drango

BTTT


16 posted on 06/20/2008 2:54:36 PM PDT by E.G.C. (To read a freeper's FR postings, click on his or her screen name and then "In Forum".)
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To: Drango

I miss out on all the fun! God Bless everyone, I’m sure it’s going to be an excellent time. Melanie Morgan and Eagle’s Up Rock!

And God Bless the United States Marine Corps and every Marine who has ever served. Your service is never forgotten or taken for granted.


17 posted on 06/20/2008 3:10:47 PM PDT by 444Flyer (Marriage=One man+One woman! Vote to amend the California State Constitution this November.)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Did they really need to get rid of Melanie just to replace her with Melanie-lite?

I didn't hear the other women. (OK, I confess, I listen to NPR in the AM), but I'm sure Melanie earned a lot more, due in part to her celebrity status. In a sense she priced herself out of the market, and got outsourced to a cheaper version of herself.

18 posted on 06/20/2008 4:00:04 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance; rogue yam; Drango; Jim Robinson
Sounds grate!

Those that are going to be there, see you soon.

I would ride along from Emeryville but the Harley turned into an off road machine, and is in the shop.


19 posted on 06/20/2008 4:13:52 PM PDT by Syncro (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Jim Robinson; Jarhead2844; USMCWriter; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; 2nd Bn, 11th Mar; 68 grunt; ...
Thank you, Jim.

Marines come in all shapes, shades, weights, sizes and states of sobriety, misery, and confusion. A Marines is as sly as a fox, has the nerve of a dope addict, the stories of an old sailor, the sincerity of a politician and the subtly of Mt. Saint Helens. They are extremely irresistible, totally irrational and completely indestructible. A Marine is a Marine all their life. They're a magical creature. You can kick a Marine out of your house, but not out of your heart. You can take them off your mailing list, but not off your mind. They are found everywhere. In love, in battle, in lust, in trouble, in debt, in bars... and behind them. No one can write so seldom and yet think so much of you. No one else can get so much enjoyment out of a letter or clean clothes or a six pack. A Marine is a genius with a deck of cards. A millionaire without a cent and brave without a grain of sense. They are the PROTECTORS OF AMERICA, with the latest copy of Playboy/Playgirl in their back pocket. When they want something it's usually 30 days leave, music that hurts the ears, a five dollar bill or someone they can count on. The other branches envy them, mothers tolerate them, fathers brag about them, the government pays them, the police watch out for them and somehow they all work together. You can beat their bodies but not their minds. You can tame their hearts but not their souls. They love the opposite sex! A Marine dislikes small checks, working weekends, answering letters, missing chow, waking up, maintaining a uniform and the day before payday. You may as well give in. They are your long distance lover. They are your steel eyed, warm smiling, blank minded, hyperactive, over reacting, curious, passive, talented, spontaneous, physically fit, good for nothing bundle of worry... and will always be there for you regardless of how long it's been since you've last talked. -Unknown

20 posted on 06/20/2008 4:53:35 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine Niece, Daughter, Wife, Friend, Sister, Cousin, Mom and FRiend)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

On My Watch Tonight
You Tube performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aOtyx58pgg

I come from an Island
In the Carolina sand
Where I was broke down,
Built up and reborn a fighting man
My blood runs red,
white and blue
I’ll brave the cold,
the rain, the pain
and the bullets
so you don’t have to

Don’t worry about me;
I’ll be all right
Just care for your children and sleep tight
I’ll keep you safe
on my watch tonight

It’s a long, long way from that island
And a long way from home
With the thought of you standing behind me
I could never be alone

There’s a promise
I need you to make
While I’m gone you take care of the love
And I’ll deal with the hate

Don’t worry about me;
I’ll be all right
Just care for your children and sleep tight
I’ll keep you safe
on my watch tonight

Don’t worry about me;
I’ll be all right
Just care for your children and sleep tight
I’ll keep you safe
on my watch tonight


21 posted on 06/20/2008 5:05:04 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine Niece, Daughter, Wife, Friend, Sister, Cousin, Mom and FRiend)
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To: Drango; Doctor Raoul

I’m there with my West Coast friends in spirit. Now if Raoul could only get algore’s jet, I’d be happy to join him on the trip to Berkeley, aka “Commietown.”


22 posted on 06/20/2008 5:34:21 PM PDT by stratman1969 (This space for rent)
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To: Drango

BTTT!


23 posted on 06/20/2008 5:37:29 PM PDT by badgerlandjim (Hillary Clinton is to politics as Helen Thomas is to beauty.)
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To: Syncro

HAY! That kind of off-road stuff is not permitted at FR! You weren’t FReeping while riding, were you? ;^) Glad you’re OK...


24 posted on 06/20/2008 6:26:30 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: freema

Outstanding. Thanks for posting that.


25 posted on 06/20/2008 6:27:05 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

Naw, the kid was riding it not me.

I was gonna borrow it for the weekend though.

He’ll be laid up for a while, but survived.


26 posted on 06/20/2008 6:34:54 PM PDT by Syncro (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Drango

Bump!


27 posted on 06/20/2008 10:09:56 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: rogue yam
Yea, they been shaking them out of the trees pretty good, aren't they?

One came down by himself when they cut his umbi cord of supplies

See ya in a couple of hours

28 posted on 06/21/2008 1:42:45 AM PDT by Syncro (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: rogue yam

“Berkeley: Now with fewer tree hippies!”


BTTT!


29 posted on 06/21/2008 9:10:35 AM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance
- 1, an American Flag. 2, a sign that simply says, "We Support the Troops"

Guess that rules out Amoeba and Rasputins.

30 posted on 06/23/2008 12:06:33 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance
Ping!


31 posted on 06/25/2008 8:15:29 AM PDT by davidlachnicht ("IF WE'RE ALL TO BE TARGETS, THEN WE ALL MUST BE SOLDIERS.")
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To: Political Junkie Too

“Speaking of Melanie Morgan, what’s up with KSFO? I heard another woman on the Morning Show with Lee Rodgers? Did they really need to get rid of Melanie just to replace her with Melanie-lite?”

Supposedly, in a cost-cutting move, she was canned a few months ago. Hard to justify three hosts on a radio talk show, I guess. I miss her, she was a great foil for Lee and the show is quite a bit dryer now.


32 posted on 06/26/2008 10:09:17 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Congrasites = Congressional parasites.)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
Yeah, I don't listen to the Morning Show as much as I used to. You're right that it's much drier now. The interviews are still interesting, but the in-between chatter is boring. That's why it was so odd to have a new woman added to the team (part-time, I guess).

And the sad thing was, the cost-cutting move was not for KSFO, but the rest of the network. They cut Morgan from a money-making station in order to stem overall losses caused by other stations.

-PJ

33 posted on 06/26/2008 12:03:57 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (Repeal the 17th amendment -- it's the "Fairness Doctrine" for Congress!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance; All; Everybody; Anybody; no one in particular
Cross link to Syncro's Report on This Support The Troops Rally
34 posted on 06/27/2008 1:21:19 PM PDT by Syncro (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder
Its probably a clear channel affiliate they are the pitts. AKA Cheap channel.
35 posted on 07/03/2008 5:58:26 PM PDT by rodguy911 (Support The New media, Ticket the Drive-bys, --America-The land of the Free because of the Brave-)
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To: rodguy911

my mistake, citadel, oh well.


36 posted on 07/03/2008 5:59:36 PM PDT by rodguy911 (Support The New media, Ticket the Drive-bys, --America-The land of the Free because of the Brave-)
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