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Bergdahl Celebration Set for June 28 in Hailey ID
Idaho Mountain Express ^ | June 2, 2014 | Gregory Foley

Posted on 06/02/2014 6:59:09 PM PDT by tellw

Bergdahl celebration set for June 28

Event is now themed "Bowe is Back"

By :GREGORY FOLEY

The Wood River Valley will celebrate the release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in an event called "Bowe is Back" on Saturday, June 28, from 1-5 p.m. at Hop Porter Park in Hailey.

The event was going to be called "Bring Bowe Back" but the name and the theme were changed after the soldier from Hailey was released from captivity in Afghanistan on Saturday.

Event co-organizer Debbie Oneill said Bergdahl's parents, Bob and Jani Bergdahl, will speak at the event. In addition, singer-songwriter Carole King will perform. Idaho Sen. Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, will be the keynote speaker.

The event will feature activities for children and food will be served.

For details, go to www.bringboweback2014.com.


TOPICS: Extended News; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: bergdahl; bowe; deserter; hailey; haileyidaho; idaho; talleybohndreamteam; traitor; treason
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1 posted on 06/02/2014 6:59:09 PM PDT by tellw
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To: tellw

Guarantee you this is being organized by Code Pink or OFA.


2 posted on 06/02/2014 7:00:19 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: tellw

Maybe John Walker Lindh can be in attendance..or maybe Mohammed Morsi


3 posted on 06/02/2014 7:00:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: tellw
Go to all the local news blogs, the newspapers in the surrounding towns, TV and radio stations, and make the cased that Bergdahl belongs in Ft. Leavenworth as a deserter and possible traitor to his country.
4 posted on 06/02/2014 7:01:29 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Given the publicity, I wouldn’t be surprised to see some Patriot Riders or another, similar group.


5 posted on 06/02/2014 7:01:39 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: tellw

6 posted on 06/02/2014 7:03:08 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: tellw

That would be a good time and place for a memorial for the six soldiers who died looking for the deserter —


7 posted on 06/02/2014 7:03:12 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip

BTTT!


8 posted on 06/02/2014 7:03:52 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: JDoutrider

Oops...meant to copy you. This could be some BBQ.


9 posted on 06/02/2014 7:04:15 PM PDT by Baynative (How much longer will the media be able to prop up this administration?)
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To: Uncle Chip

Six..more like 14..Ive been hearing that there could be as many as 14 servicemen who died looking for this schmuck


10 posted on 06/02/2014 7:05:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: tellw

He was not a prisoner of war! He was no hero! These celebrations are wrong.


11 posted on 06/02/2014 7:08:04 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Baynative

I’d like to force feed bacon to him and his bastard father.


12 posted on 06/02/2014 7:08:41 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028 (Evil must be punished.)
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To: EDINVA

“Given the publicity, I wouldn’t be surprised to see some Patriot Riders or another, similar group.”

Maybe they will show to disrupt as they do for the felps crowd?


13 posted on 06/02/2014 7:09:48 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: tellw

It reminds me of the film “Saving Private Ryan.”

Well, the twisted, perverse, 21st Century Obama version anyway...


14 posted on 06/02/2014 7:13:40 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: tellw
Good ol' Shoe
15 posted on 06/02/2014 7:15:13 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: tellw

Assume this will take place *after* the UCMJ Article 32 preliminary hearing.


16 posted on 06/02/2014 7:17:02 PM PDT by twister881
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To: tellw

In addition, singer-songwriter Carole King will perform. Idaho Sen. Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, will be the keynote speaker.

they cleared their schedules awfully quickly....wow ... Im impressed.../


17 posted on 06/02/2014 7:17:04 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: twister881
Assume this will take place *after* the UCMJ Article 32 preliminary hearing.

The 15-6 would take longer.

http://usacac.army.mil/cac2/Staff/osja/AR15_6.asp

18 posted on 06/02/2014 7:22:03 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: tellw

I really think we need to hear what Dude has to say about his views of America before anybody goes throwing a party for him. Will he bend down and kiss the tarmack in Texas or will he spit on it? That is the 64thousand dollar question.


19 posted on 06/02/2014 7:22:10 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: Uncle Chip

“That would be a good time and place for a memorial for the six soldiers who died looking for the deserter —”
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There were six killed in the search FROM HIS UNIT. Others, from other units, were also killed in the search. The whole area shut down other operations and focused 100% on the search for the DESPICABLE DEFECTOR.


20 posted on 06/02/2014 7:24:40 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: tellw

I just saw video of the upper level al Quaeda meeting and greeting these ‘terrorist detainees’. It sure looked like “aid and comfort” to me.


21 posted on 06/02/2014 7:27:18 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: tellw
Several responses self deleted.
22 posted on 06/02/2014 7:29:46 PM PDT by sarasmom (Extortion 17. A large number of Navy SEALs died on that mission. Ask why.)
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To: Yaelle

Totally wrong. Totally misguided and appalling.


23 posted on 06/02/2014 7:37:13 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: tellw
I'm going to be charitable here, and suggest that this event was hastily arranged in the immediate aftermath of the announcement of Sgt. Bergdahl's release, while the understandable sentiment was joy that one of "our guys" was free.

Now that we know more -- including the terrorists we released (in violation of the Constitution); the circumstances of Bergdahl's separation from his unit (voluntary, it now seems); and the deaths of our soldiers seeking to rescue Bergdahl (who, quite probably, did not want to be rescued) -- I suspect the celebrations will be quietly scuttled.

24 posted on 06/02/2014 7:44:33 PM PDT by southernnorthcarolina ("The power to tax is the power to destroy." -- Chief Justice John Marshall, 1819)
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To: southernnorthcarolina

A long time ago, I’d agree with you, that the farce would be called off.

Now, I’m pretty sure the show will go on, and those who question it will be “gaslighted”...they’ll be told nothing is wrong, and that they are crazy for questioning it.

It’s been that way for a few years now.


25 posted on 06/02/2014 7:48:07 PM PDT by M1911A1
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To: RS_Rider

I would hope that some honorable troops or vets would make their presence known (nothing violent) to remind people that Bergdahl is NOT honorable, that his going AWOL caused the death of 6 other soldiers.


26 posted on 06/02/2014 7:53:15 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: tellw

He is a Deserter in my opinion. That aside, I doubt if hell be emotionally healthy enough to appear at that ceremony unless its still photos from a hospital room.


27 posted on 06/02/2014 7:57:20 PM PDT by lee martell
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To: tellw

Call the VFW in Hailey ID, and raise hell about them celebrating a traitor.
Matter of fact CALL them and give them an earfull.


28 posted on 06/02/2014 7:59:07 PM PDT by 9422WMR (: " Tolerance is the virtue of a man who has no convictions".)
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To: tellw

Last I heard from Carole King, she was singing “You’ve Got a Friend” to inFidel Castro.


29 posted on 06/02/2014 8:01:15 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: tellw

any Idaho patriots left ?

Bo Gritz ? anyone? crickets......


30 posted on 06/02/2014 8:05:23 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: tellw

I hope it will rain cats and dogs on his parade.


31 posted on 06/02/2014 8:12:56 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: tellw
I say that we all go to Idaho and stage a protest as the parade goes by.


32 posted on 06/02/2014 8:20:00 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: making the world safe for Sharia.)
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To: tellw

If you think this celebration is over the top, think about the Taliban parties going down. Obama has put the errr, TaliBand back together.


33 posted on 06/02/2014 8:29:34 PM PDT by headless_thompson_gunner
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To: southernnorthcarolina

This is just to distract from the VA scandal.


34 posted on 06/02/2014 8:32:39 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

or vice versa —


35 posted on 06/02/2014 8:43:20 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: PGR88

‘It reminds me of the film “Saving Private Ryan.”’

I was thinking of the TV show “Homeland.”


36 posted on 06/02/2014 9:06:33 PM PDT by Shugee
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

As a retired member of the U.S. Army I cannot express in words the outrage I feel over this incident...

This is TREASON straight up!


37 posted on 06/02/2014 9:24:34 PM PDT by Darin1948
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To: Texas Songwriter
I just saw video of the upper level al Quaeda meeting and greeting these ‘terrorist detainees’.

A couple weeks R&R (goats watch out) and these 5 guys are back in Afghanistan hard at work

38 posted on 06/02/2014 9:48:39 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: MeshugeMikey

The event was already scheduled as a “Bring Bowe Back” rally, now changed to “Welcome Back Bowe.” I sure am curious about the attention the family was able to generate. No one seems to listen to the families of the men killled at Benghazi.


39 posted on 06/02/2014 10:45:27 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: tellw

I would suggest that the town of Hailey immediately cancel any “celebration” ceremony for the release and home coming of Bowe Bergdahl, known traitor/treason and “Taliban” open supporter. Both Bergdahl & Obama are traitors for their actions. Other then Sen. Claire MacCaskill....no rank and file Democrat has raised a voice to support either Obama or Bergdahl!!

The anger in the country is rising to a fever pitch....across all lines!!! The parents of Bowe Bergdahl are not wrapped too tight either, and I believe it is prudent for Bergdahl to come home and face a court martial....rather then a celebration for his country loyalty!!! This gent should be sent to military prison for his actions, after receiving a fair, unbiased court martial.

As for Obama....he should be immediately impeached!!!


40 posted on 06/02/2014 11:51:44 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: tellw

BYO prayer rug


41 posted on 06/03/2014 1:43:27 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: tellw

They KNOW he was a DESERTER, TRAITOR, and they are still willing to make fools of themselves over this POS that was NEVER a POW!!


42 posted on 06/03/2014 2:26:00 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: tellw

This is in Hailey-Sun Valley for those of you who don’t know. Just a bunch of hippies and left wing billionaires. Development to them is a dirty word.


43 posted on 06/03/2014 2:56:23 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: tellw
Whooptishit. Why don't they make the celebration two weeks and call it Bowedigras?

Hard to believe that the great state of Idaho would support an event of this type to honor a deserter and traitor.

44 posted on 06/03/2014 3:01:30 AM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: Ann Archy
Here is a list of the Sponsors of this farce.

http://bringboweback2014.com/?page_id=61

Those in Idaho be sure to spend your dollars elsewhere. At said website there is a POW / MIA Plaque with Bergdahl on it, what the hell is wrong with these people? http://bringboweback2014.com/

45 posted on 06/03/2014 3:03:39 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Uncle Chip

How’s that?


46 posted on 06/03/2014 4:29:19 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

These “parents” of this traitor bastard remind me of the idiot parents of rachel pancake corie. I have a model of an IDF D9R bulldozer and i intend to display it with an arm and leg sticking out from the track and blade.


47 posted on 06/03/2014 5:41:32 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: EDINVA

The attention this family generated sure doesn’t appear to be solely of their doing, but rather it appears to have come about by and large through the efforts of the progressive political machine.

“go back to aghanistan, bowe” works for me....


48 posted on 06/03/2014 5:46:23 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Think about it —

While everyone is distracted by the VA scandal the CiC pulls off this deal flying to Afghanistan in the process to finalize the deal while everyone thinks that he flew there to escape the VA scandal.


49 posted on 06/03/2014 5:48:47 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Uncle Chip
While everyone is distracted by the VA scandal the CiC pulls off this deal flying to Afghanistan in the process to finalize the deal while everyone thinks that he flew there to escape the VA scandal.

It was a twofer.

50 posted on 06/03/2014 5:52:49 AM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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