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You're Invited: D.C. Chapter's Annual Freep of White House Correspondents Dinner 5/03/14
Monday, April 7, 2014 | Kristinn

Posted on 04/07/2014 6:22:43 PM PDT by kristinn


Jimmy Valentine's brother pays tribute to Doctor Raoul, WHCA Dinner 2013

It's that time of year again when the elite of Washington gather to party at the coolest high school prom for grown ups in the country: the White House Correspondents Dinner.

As we have been doing since 1999, FReepers will gather outside to let the media know our opinion of their work.


Yours truly, 2013, photo by Stratman1969

This FReep is your chance to tell reporters, editors and media executives face to face how their reporting hurts or helps the country. You will also have the chance to tell politicians and politicos how their efforts hurt or help the country.


Cindy True Supporter, Sensei Ern and Mr. Trooprally, 2013, photo by Stratman 1969.

When: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014.

Where: Across from the Washington Hilton, the southeast corner of Connecticut Avenue and T Street, NW, Washington, D.C.

Closest Metro stop: Dupont Circle (north exit) on the Red Line.

Parking: Garage parking off Florida Avenue just east of Connecticut or at the Hilton. Limited street parking available.

Signs: Please keep sign messages focused on the media's liberal bias and the media's protection of the Obama administration. Last year was a cacophony of signage that diluted the message we were trying to communicate. Also, please put FreeRepublic.com in prominent lettering at the bottom of your signs.

After the freep we will head inside the Hilton for our traditional post-freep dinner.

As always, the D.C. Chapter's rules for protesting will be in effect. Briefly, they are: No violence, no profanity, no racism, no provocations, obey the law and treat all law enforcement officers with respect.

The White House Correspondents Association is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Today the WHCA announced the reporters to be honored at the dinner.

More photos from last year's WHCA Dinner freep here.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Announcements; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: correspondentsdinner; dcchapter; whca
Eagles up !!!
1 posted on 04/07/2014 6:22:43 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: 1 Olgoat; 103198; 10Ring; 11Bush; 1stbn27; 2ndhandrose; 2SterlingConservatives; 2yearlurker; ...

D.C. Chapter mega ping!


2 posted on 04/07/2014 6:23:29 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn

be there of be square...or real real busy...

Thank you!


3 posted on 04/07/2014 6:34:18 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: kristinn

I would absolutely love to be at this Freep-—but I just can’t make it up there this year.

I get all teary eyed thinking about Doctor Raoul………….I still have trouble believing that he has gone to his reward. God rest his immortal soul.

Kristinn, will you be there? Does Angelwood still participate?

The good old days were fun with Connie Hair, and many others who are no longer freeping.


4 posted on 04/07/2014 6:39:20 PM PDT by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: kristinn; Gopher; MAKnight; crobnson; Romanov; jneesy; AfghanJohn; Bulldog1967; ...

Wish we could be there, but will be in spirit! Big ping here to Freepers in MD and VA!


5 posted on 04/07/2014 6:57:29 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I still want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: basil; Angelwood

I plan to be there. Raoul had many great times at this freep over the years. Not sure if Angelwood will make it. CaL will not.


6 posted on 04/07/2014 6:59:11 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: Texas Fossil; BuckeyeTexan; B4Ranch; West Texas Chuck; txhurl; texas booster; Jane Long; ...

Y’all come, hear?


7 posted on 04/07/2014 7:01:54 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
Forget the parties, our corner will be the place to be that Saturday.
8 posted on 04/07/2014 7:03:41 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn
Will make plans to participate this year...
Wa-a-ay overdue for some D.C. front-line FREEP opportunity...

Please put me on any FREEP-mail update lists...

9 posted on 04/07/2014 7:04:45 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: seekthetruth

Thanks for the ping. Wish you could be there.


10 posted on 04/07/2014 7:04:53 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Terrific! We’ll see you there. All updates, if any, will be on this thread.


11 posted on 04/07/2014 7:05:57 PM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: Graewoulf

Would love nothing more than to attend. We have a wedding we have to attend that weekend, way out west :(

A serious gathering of FReepers is indeed due!


12 posted on 04/07/2014 7:11:37 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: kristinn

Thats what I meant...although I probably didnt say as much..


13 posted on 04/07/2014 7:18:24 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Jane Long

Think May 16 - - - .


14 posted on 04/07/2014 7:45:32 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: kristinn
Bttt.

5.56mm

15 posted on 04/07/2014 7:50:33 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Graewoulf

I’ll be in DC on May 16th. But not by the 3rd.

But thanks.

Possibly I will get to meet some of the DC chapter during the Week of the 16th.


16 posted on 04/07/2014 8:38:01 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: Texas Fossil

Look up FReeper kristinn as he is the founder and high muckety-muck of the DC Chapter.


17 posted on 04/07/2014 8:46:29 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: basil; kristinn; Jimmy Valentine; Clinton's a liar

Wow that time of year already? Marked on my calendar. Devil will probably not attend but I’ll be front and center. I believe Clinton’s a liar freeps every day on Capitol Hill.


18 posted on 04/08/2014 4:43:05 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother ("When leftists don’t get their way, they start shooting people and bombing buildings." - rr)
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To: Graewoulf; Texas Fossil; trooprally
The founder of the D.C. Chapter was the late MrConfettiMan, God rest his soul.

Mr. Trooprally is your best regular contact these days as I'm not around much.

19 posted on 04/08/2014 5:21:17 AM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

See you then.


20 posted on 04/08/2014 5:21:51 AM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn; Texas Fossil

I stand corrected My apologizes to all. Thanks for the correction.


21 posted on 04/08/2014 5:42:32 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: kristinn

Thanks


22 posted on 04/08/2014 10:23:30 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!)
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To: kristinn

Re your link about the afterparty, note who they consider to be the big draws to the party:

“. . . the fete has always stayed close to the Washington Hilton near Dupont Circle to keep celebs’ exposure to the crowds short and walking in heels to a minimum. . . .[Even with the change of location], a chance to rub elbows with Clooney and Carney guarantees that anyone who gets an invite will make the trek.”

Don’t think I’ll be able to make it but I’ve always admired and enjoyed the creativity of the DC Chapter.


23 posted on 04/09/2014 12:36:41 PM PDT by JoyjoyfromNJ (everything written by me on FR is my personal opinion & does not represent my employer)
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To: kristinn

Thanks for the notice. We’ll try to make it this year.


24 posted on 04/10/2014 9:22:47 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: kristinn

Unfortunately, it looks like I’m going to be tied up that weekend. Wish I could make it.


25 posted on 04/24/2014 4:53:41 AM PDT by stratman1969 (IMPEACH, REMOVE, & IMPRISON OBAMA)
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To: stratman1969

We’ll miss seeing you. Thanks for letting us know.


26 posted on 04/24/2014 6:28:04 AM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn; trooprally; sauropod; Jimmy Valentine's brother; Trueblackman; BufordP; Exit148; ...
I wish we could join you on Saturday night, FRiends. We'll be stuck up here in the People's Republik of Connecticut.

Give 'em heck!

>:-)

nutmeg & zelig

27 posted on 05/02/2014 10:57:25 PM PDT by nutmeg (ObamaCare: Yet another disaster brought to you by the democRATic party)
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To: basil; kristinn; evilC
I get all teary eyed thinking about Doctor Raoul………….I still have trouble believing that he has gone to his reward. God rest his immortal soul.

Amen to that, basil.

28 posted on 05/02/2014 10:59:51 PM PDT by nutmeg (ObamaCare: Yet another disaster brought to you by the democRATic party)
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Gee Jon Stewart, who according to Jay Carney did the toughest Obammy election year interview, receives no recognition.

Got my basic load of truth ready. See you there dudes and dudettes.


29 posted on 05/03/2014 4:31:25 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother ("When leftists don’t get their way, they start shooting people and bombing buildings." - rr)
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To: kristinn

I surely do wish I could be there, Kristinn.

Y’all FReepmem good for me and the other FReepers who can’t be there in person.

I look forward to the AAR and photos.

Eagles Up!


30 posted on 05/03/2014 7:26:02 AM PDT by Taxman
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To: kristinn

There’s some guy making a documentary about the WHCA dinner. So be on the look-out and have fun!


31 posted on 05/03/2014 7:34:36 AM PDT by rabidralph
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

Wish we could meet again!

Just too many miles for a one-day trip.

I hope there will be pictures and after action report!


32 posted on 05/03/2014 7:52:39 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother; nutmeg

See you tonight.

Nutmeg and Zelig, hopefully next year.


33 posted on 05/03/2014 8:04:44 AM PDT by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: kristinn; All

This dudette can’t be there either, and it bothers me so, as if there was a time to get back at the $&@€£%# press! it is now!!

Mr.Exit and daughter are still recovering from surgery, ( and MRSA), so I can’t leave, but I will follow closely. And when you see some of those in the press who got us into this mess, please give it to them for me ——— but laud the good guys and gals!


34 posted on 05/03/2014 3:02:01 PM PDT by Exit148
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