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Bergdahl’s Idaho Hometown to Celebrate Homecoming, Despite Anger From Some
Time ^ | 6/4/14 | Sam Frizell

Posted on 06/04/2014 12:38:54 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Bergdahl's hometown is carrying on with a celebration for the returned sergeant at the end of the month, despite a rising backlash

A rally in U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s Idaho hometown celebrating his release after nearly five years of captivity will go on as planned, despite growing questions about the circumstances of the soldier’s capture.

The joy over the soldier’s return among residents of the small mountain community of Hailey, Idaho has been dampened by claims that he abandoned his post. Some have also claimed that the subsequent search for Bergdahl cost the lives of up to six soldiers, Reuters reports.

(Excerpt) Read more at time.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: army; bergdahl; boycotttimewarner; fellowtraveller; idaho; missionaccomplished; notapeacemovement; pravdamedia; proislamist; timelies; usefulidiot

1 posted on 06/04/2014 12:38:54 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Time Lies

Boycott Time Warner Turner CNN


2 posted on 06/04/2014 12:40:33 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway
Some have also claimed that the subsequent search for Bergdahl cost the lives of up to six soldiers, Reuters reports.

So, the author of this article is disputing this?

3 posted on 06/04/2014 12:41:47 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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" the small mountain community of Hailey, Idaho"

Isn't Hailey in a valley and a suburb of Ketchum?

4 posted on 06/04/2014 12:43:18 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: nickcarraway

the "Welcome Home Bowe Boys" rehearsing for the big shindig

5 posted on 06/04/2014 12:43:25 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: nickcarraway

Obama endorses this guys return. That speaks volumes.


6 posted on 06/04/2014 12:43:40 PM PDT by albie
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To: nickcarraway

Nope, it’s not gonna happen. The event will be cancelled when they realize the blow back from angry military families.


7 posted on 06/04/2014 12:44:13 PM PDT by Ouchthatonehurt ("When you're going through hell, keep going." - Sir Winston Churchill)
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To: Cowboy Bob

6 Dead because of Bergdahl? How about 8?

Via Michelle Malkin…

“Combat Outpost Zerok was almost overrun, multiple soldiers were wounded and PFCs Justin Casillas and Aaron Fairbairn lost their lives fighting that day,” the soldier told me. (I wrote about their deaths in my July 8, 2009 column, not knowing they were related to the Bergdahl mess.)

Link

Is there an explanation why Bergdahl is the ONLY Taliban ‘captive’ to LIVE!

8 posted on 06/04/2014 12:47:29 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: nickcarraway
The local paper there did a poll. It was 95% against Bergdahl.

In addition, they blocked the comments section of their editorial. Gee wonder why!

9 posted on 06/04/2014 12:49:50 PM PDT by QT3.14
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To: nickcarraway

Hometown Newspaper:http://www.mtexpress.com/

Poll:Do you support the trade made to secure the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl?

Yes 9.44% (167 votes)
No 90.56% (1,602 votes)

Total Votes: 1,769

Westboro Baptist will probably show up and I may have to root for them this time.


10 posted on 06/04/2014 12:50:43 PM PDT by maddog55 (I'd be Pro-Choice if we could abort liberals.)
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To: QT3.14

But it wasn’t just locals voting?


11 posted on 06/04/2014 12:50:51 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Where is Westboro Baptist Church when you need them?
12 posted on 06/04/2014 1:00:02 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: nickcarraway

The newspaper story had a link to the website “bringbowehome.com”. I suggested that a website titled “sendboweandbobbacktothetaliban.com” would be more appropriate.

There are a lot of conservative military vets in Idaho. I hope the libtards in Hailey realize what kind of pile they are about to step in.


13 posted on 06/04/2014 1:01:45 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: QT3.14
re:
"Is there an explanation why Bergdahl is the ONLY Taliban ‘captive’ to LIVE! -QT3.14


14 posted on 06/04/2014 1:08:29 PM PDT by wtd
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To: nickcarraway

Sheeesh... Betcha a bunch of people go to this just so they can turn their back to the deserter when his float goes by.....


15 posted on 06/04/2014 1:12:13 PM PDT by hecticskeptic
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To: kingattax

He’s a ballerina, too!

I found this on Yahoo. They interviewed his roommate in Idaho and said that he was in her ballet class and all the girls liked dancing with him because he was strong enough to lift them.

http://news.yahoo.com/bowe-bergdahl-former-roommates-paint-different-picture-controversial-054142007—abc-news-topstories.html

Do you think he will have a sex change too like Chelsea Manning. He can probably just change the spelling of his name to “Bo” like Bo Derek.


16 posted on 06/04/2014 1:25:23 PM PDT by lulu16 (May the Good Lord take a liking to you!)
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To: hecticskeptic
Everybody please pay attention this is a bunch of left coast California commie Obobo sh#t heads. Ski bums, hippie's, freaks, gays and just plain lost people. They don't understand the difference between us and them is if your on the first bus to the FEMA camp or the last. In the end we all get the free ride.
17 posted on 06/04/2014 1:25:31 PM PDT by lostboy61 (Lock and Load and stand your ground!)
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To: Paladin2

Liberal resort town. Idaho’s Aspen. Of course they think he’s a hero.


18 posted on 06/04/2014 1:34:29 PM PDT by STYRO (War sucks. Living in slavery sucks even worse.)
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To: nickcarraway
Obama’s move was an ultimate victory for those at the White House and the State Department who had previously argued the military should “suck it up and salute,”

say What !!???

19 posted on 06/04/2014 1:39:03 PM PDT by blueplum
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To: QT3.14
How about 14?

Col. David Hunt: US Lost 14 SOLDIERS Searching for Deserter Bowe Bergdahl (Video)

20 posted on 06/04/2014 1:44:52 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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We need Rolling Thunder to send a 1000 members with pictures of the 8 killed trying to find this deserter and have them seek out every camera questioning why the town was celebrating a DESERTER.

For goodness sake! An MOH recipient gets scant coverage and this deserter gets the front page!?

When will America finally have enough?


21 posted on 06/04/2014 1:47:16 PM PDT by LeonardFMason (LanceyHoward would AGREE)
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Bergdahl’s Idaho Hometown Cancels Homecoming Celebration Amidst Backlash
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3163736/posts
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Idaho Hometown of Newly Freed Soldier Cancels Planned Celebration (Confirmed)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3163735/posts
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Bergdahl’s Hometown Reportedly Calls Off Planned Celebration
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3163732/posts
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Report: Bergdahl Hometown Cancels Celebration
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3163727/posts
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22 posted on 06/04/2014 2:03:51 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Paladin2
Isn't Hailey in a valley and a suburb of Ketchum?

Yes. It's also the location of the airport that all the celebs/rich folks use when they fly into Sun Valley.

The old joke? The girls all go to Sun Valley. The boys go to Ketchum.

23 posted on 06/04/2014 2:32:02 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: IYAS9YAS

Daylift come and me won go home.

24 posted on 06/04/2014 3:07:48 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: IYAS9YAS
Banana conveyor, heh, heh....


25 posted on 06/04/2014 3:10:39 PM PDT by Paladin2
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