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Operation Infinite FReep 9-21-02 in Columbia, MO
Bluesagewoman | 9-21-02 | Bluesagewoman

Posted on 09/21/2002 5:23:31 PM PDT by JustAmy

“Do you have any medals?”

Upon arrival to our spot, the peacenik and chief anti-war veteran demanded that we show them our medals, as if only military service would entitle us to have an opinion. DogRobber replied honestly that he had no medals. Bluesage also has no medals, but Bret has medals (he’s a vet) and so does Zip (also a vet). A curious request from the peaceniks, considering they detest the military so much that only those who reject the honor of military service need apply for membership to their ranks.

Six Missourians stood for America this morning, once again, across from the peacenik crowd. With the Air Force birthday and POW/MIA events happening this past week, we were in a reflective mood and discussed issues amongst ourselves. Newbie, Bret, was a bit disconcerted by the half-peace signs directed at us. Must have been that new parasite sign!

As always, we were amazed at the anger and intolerance the peaceful sorts exhibit toward those who disagree with them. This winter when we turn on our heat, drive our comfy cars to work, and enjoy the prosperity that freedom brings, we’ll have to think about their signs and feel sorry for the peaceniks. We know they will be cold, on foot, and extremely unhappy with all America and our military has given to them.

One thing is also clear from this past week’s international events. There will be war with Iraq. President Bush has given clear notice that Iraq must surrender its sovereignty to the UN and America and allow unconditional, intrusive and complete inspections of its nuclear, chemical and bio-weapon capability. Saddam will not comply and we will not be gainsaid our purpose. Ultimately, the peacenik forces will see their protests come to naught and they will be forced to choose between America and her enemies. We know what their choice will be and what ours will be.

FReepers Attending: Zip, DogRobber, Bretmilk, and BSW. Also attending: Wendel and a Ziplet


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Breaking News; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: columbiamo; freep; supportourtroops
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Bret has a new sign!


Another new sign!


A Ziplet says Thanks!


Wendel's Flipchart.


Zip reflects on the mission.


The Gang!


Thank you for your service.


Cute Baby.

1 posted on 09/21/2002 5:23:31 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: zip; Dogrobber; RMrattlesnake; GnuHere; Prov3456; Iowa Granny; VOA; Travelgirl; tame; WillaJohns
Come by and thank the Missouri FReepers!
2 posted on 09/21/2002 5:25:41 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: tubebender; bluesagewoman; ru4liberty; KneelBeforeZod; LadyX; fivetoes
Come by and thank the Missouri FReepers!
3 posted on 09/21/2002 5:26:51 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: ST.LOUIE1; Billie; Elkiejg; Cool Guy; Syncro; Bob Evans; COB1; CounterCounterCulture; ...
Come by and thank the Missouri FReepers!
4 posted on 09/21/2002 5:27:32 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: goodieD; gracie1; jkphoto; chadsworth; kmiller1k; ladyinred; Mama_Bear; mtngrl@vrwc; senorita; ...
Come by and thank the Missouri FReepers!
5 posted on 09/21/2002 5:28:26 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: JustAmy
Bump for Freedom!
6 posted on 09/21/2002 5:41:16 PM PDT by Aquamarine
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To: JustAmy; zip; Dogrobber; bretmilk
....Upon arrival to our spot, the peacenik and chief anti-war veteran demanded that we show them our medals, as if only military service would entitle us to have an opinion.....

Good job folks !!



7 posted on 09/21/2002 5:44:23 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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To: JustAmy

Outstanding job, Freepers!
Thanks so much for the update.

GOP_Lady

8 posted on 09/21/2002 5:45:13 PM PDT by GOP_Lady
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To: All

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9 posted on 09/21/2002 5:51:22 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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To: All




Iraqi version of Let's Roll??.....


10 posted on 09/21/2002 5:52:52 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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To: MeeknMing






















11 posted on 09/21/2002 5:55:29 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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Uh-oh !! (not too nice)

http://humorix.nu/bilder/bilder/Saddam/iraqiscudmissilelauncher.jpg

12 posted on 09/21/2002 5:57:16 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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To: zip; Dogrobber; bretmilk
You people are beautiful!
13 posted on 09/21/2002 6:04:29 PM PDT by ru4liberty
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To: JustAmy
Great Effort today from my neighbors to the South. The Show Me State has done it again! Thanks for giving your time to support America's troops.
14 posted on 09/21/2002 6:04:42 PM PDT by Iowa Granny
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To: MeeknMing
Wow! What a collection.
15 posted on 09/21/2002 6:06:09 PM PDT by bluesagewoman
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To: zip; Prov3456; Reborn; BOBWADE; bretmilk; TheRightWingConspiracy
Ping, you guys!
16 posted on 09/21/2002 7:03:32 PM PDT by bluesagewoman
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To: bluesagewoman; zip; Dogrobber; bretmilk; JustAmy
Thank You Patriots!
JustAmy thanks for posting the thread.
17 posted on 09/21/2002 7:26:38 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
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To: bluesagewoman; zip; Dogrobber; bretmilk
Mo FReepers, - Keep standing tall showing our colors. It is great that you guys can stand against the protestors.

In this busy world, time is precious to us, and you guys give up your personal time to support those protecting our way of life. WAY TO GO, You make us all proud.

What we do to show our support for our military is appreciated by the troops. They like the idea that we are keeping public awareness peaked up and they have expressed that to us in Fresno how much they appreciate the way we are supporting them. I am sure it is the same in Mo. Thanks again you guys.

18 posted on 09/21/2002 7:34:36 PM PDT by chadsworth
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To: bluesagewoman
heh heh ! Thanks.....
19 posted on 09/21/2002 7:36:40 PM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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To: chadsworth
Actually, here in Columbia a great deal of the response we get from the locals is rather negative. It is not that way all over Missouri, but we seem to be a peacenik magnet here. We do have our moments of pure joy, however, and those we treasure.

All our FReepers who assist in this project enjoy reading all the Operation Infinite FReep threads. We think it is so cool they are now coast to coast! Quite an accomplishment!

And yes, the best part is knowing our troops and veterans see this and feel support. HEY THERE TROOPS! HOWDY VETS!

20 posted on 09/21/2002 7:39:10 PM PDT by bluesagewoman
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To: JustAmy
Great job Missouri Freepers!
21 posted on 09/21/2002 7:39:17 PM PDT by goodieD
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To: JustAmy
Justice Not, Just Us!

HUH?

And just think, she isn't even a blonde!

22 posted on 09/21/2002 7:39:34 PM PDT by ladyinred
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To: JustAmy
Great Job! With regard to 'show us your medals..' - next
time, seriously ask them to prove they are American!
23 posted on 09/21/2002 7:41:13 PM PDT by seenenuf
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To: bretmilk
The greatest signs come out of Mo. Freepers. Yours is among the top. Love that parasite sign -- so true.

The other one on- you are against whatever they are for- pretty well spells it out also.

Great work -- May I have permission to duplicate it for our FReep. ( I will put your name at the bottom ( with an "as" inserted in the appropriate place.LOL--- Great Name also.

24 posted on 09/21/2002 7:41:41 PM PDT by chadsworth
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To: ladyinred
Two blondes are on opposite sides of a lake.

One blonde yells to the other, "How do you get to the other side?"

"You are on the other side," yells the other blonde.

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25 posted on 09/21/2002 7:45:25 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: bluesagewoman
a great deal of the response we get from the locals is rather negative

That is too bad, they will get their just due at some point.

We have our share of negatives, some signing to us they want to make love, I just tell them where the Zoo is.

26 posted on 09/21/2002 7:45:44 PM PDT by chadsworth
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To: seenenuf; bluesagewoman
Thanks for the kudos, seenenuf. Actually, I am in Fresno and attend the Fresno Rally on Friday nights.
I enjoy helping fellow patriots with getting this thread up and running every Saturday.
Way to Go Missouri Freepers. The Fresno Freepers salute you!
27 posted on 09/21/2002 7:50:25 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: bluesagewoman
Just a little addition - we had a young lady stop by giving us verbal support and wanting info about our time and dates of the FReeps. After Bluesagewoman and Dogrobber explained the reasons, etc, the lady promised to come back and FReep with us next time. Makes you feel good.
28 posted on 09/21/2002 7:57:18 PM PDT by zip
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To: JustAmy
HEY MISSOURI FREEPERS!!!

JustAmy wanted me to come by and thank y'all. ;-)

Seriously, you done good. Keep up the effort.

29 posted on 09/21/2002 8:16:44 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: CounterCounterCulture
Hey CCC ..... Thanks for the kudos for our Missouri Patriots!!
30 posted on 09/21/2002 8:18:32 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: chadsworth
The parasite sign was stolen from Colorado! HeeHee!
31 posted on 09/21/2002 8:22:00 PM PDT by bluesagewoman
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To: bluesagewoman
So sorry about your locals support. We are fortunate here in Fresno area. We get tremendous support, betcha didn't think there were any conservative areas of California right? :)
The fact that you do it anyway, in spite of the locals, makes you greater heroes in my eyes!
Great job, and thanks for standing with our military!
32 posted on 09/21/2002 8:33:35 PM PDT by ladyinred
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To: bluesagewoman; zip; chadsworth; ST.LOUIE1; jkphoto; Diver Dave; Syncro
It amazes me that any American who questions another person's patriotism for never having served in the military is unamerican.
I guess these people do not know that it is our Military, past and present who have protected their FReedoms! You would think having served these Soldier's for Peace would understand why they served!
33 posted on 09/21/2002 8:43:35 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: JustAmy
I agree Amy. The word Patriot means more than just serving in the military too. A dictionary meaning is simply, "One who loves his or her country." You can be patriotic without having served in the military just by loving and honoring your country.
Because we do love our country, we honor our past, present, and future men and women who serve to protect our freedoms. That is the essence of why we stand on street corners showing support for our troops, our Patriotism!
34 posted on 09/21/2002 8:51:29 PM PDT by ladyinred
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To: bluesagewoman
Hi Blue, your comments are worth repeating. It was fun out there this morning. Let's do it again. Bret, I loved your Letter to the Editor. It was to the point.

Blue's post: And yes, the best part is knowing our troops and veterans see this and feel support. HEY THERE TROOPS! HOWDY VETS!

35 posted on 09/21/2002 8:55:24 PM PDT by zip
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To: bluesagewoman; Dogrobber; zip; bretmilk
Blue, you and your gang of freedom loving patriots make us so proud of your actions week in and week out. Our troops sure appreciate your efforts too. Good job guys!!
36 posted on 09/21/2002 9:16:49 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska
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To: JustAmy
You Missouri FReepers are awesome!
I love Bret's signs!
37 posted on 09/21/2002 9:19:16 PM PDT by senorita
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Hi senorita
We miss you at our FResno FReeps and no, I have not moved to Missouri. LOL
38 posted on 09/21/2002 9:23:21 PM PDT by JustAmy
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To: chadsworth
In this busy world, time is precious to us, and you guys give up your personal time to support those protecting our way of life. WAY TO GO, You make us all proud.

Right back to you tenfold. What most people don't understand is that we are having fun getting under the skin of the anti American herd. Thank you all in Cal and Colo for your time and efforts.

Enjoy Freedom? Thank OUR military personnel, past and present.

39 posted on 09/21/2002 9:33:20 PM PDT by zip
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To: bluesagewoman
"Whatever they're against this week - I'm for"

Awesome sign! We were talking about this in Fresno this Friday. The peaceniks don't have just one thing that they are against. One week it's us going after the terrorists in Afghanistan. Then they are for creation of a Palestinian state. Then they don't want Iraq to be bombed. Whatever it is they are protesting, theirs is the anti-American stand. These people just hate America.

Well to the peaceniks I say, "Find a "better" country and move there."

Good job, you guys!

40 posted on 09/21/2002 10:45:20 PM PDT by mtngrl@vrwc
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To: JustAmy; zip; Dogrobber; bretmilk; bluesagewoman
Upon arrival to our spot, the peacenik and chief anti-war veteran demanded that we show
them our medals, as if only military service would entitle us to have an opinion.


Welcome to (one of the) latests "talking points" probably straight from
the Democratic National Committee.

Funny, this argument was deemed irrelevant when alpha-male chicken-hawk
Bill Clinton was running the show.

I'd print out the article from The Guardian (a left-wing British publication) and hand it
to these folks, and recommend they buy a copy of "Gunning For Sadaam" from
PBS (that should make them happy) and tell them that Clinton and the Congress that
passed the resolution to get rid of Sadaam a few years ago didn't have the cojones to do
the job.
Now these folks can just step aside, turn off the gas at their house and not
fuel their cars for the duration if they are really peeved about "blood for oil".

I'm thinking that those bumper stickes that some lefties are putting on SUVs that say
"I Caused 9-11" (because you drive a gas-guzzler) should be revised to

"I Caused 9-11
I voted for Clinton"
(May G-d and the dead forgive me.)
41 posted on 09/22/2002 12:49:49 AM PDT by VOA
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To: chadsworth
It's a great sign and I'd love to claim credit for coming up with it, but it's someone else's great handiwork!
42 posted on 09/22/2002 5:02:55 AM PDT by bretmilk
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To: JustAmy
Hey, gang. You are the greatest. I love the "Root causes of American anger" sign. I'm experiencing sign envy.
43 posted on 09/22/2002 5:06:43 AM PDT by Bahbah
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To: bluesagewoman
I forgot to tell you, that sign is great about the root causes of American anger!
44 posted on 09/22/2002 5:11:13 AM PDT by bretmilk
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Yes, Bret, I think the signs really made them angry this week. VOA, you preach to the choir! HeeHee, Zip will be jealous.

Senorita, you understand about the laundry list of complaints they have! We have one peacenik who will bring her potted plant once in awhile, I guess to protest logging or something. It's crazy!

All you guys, and I hope I haven't left anyone out, thanks for your support for our troops, vets and Missouri FReeps.

Zip, thanks for all you do here.

45 posted on 09/22/2002 5:46:07 AM PDT by bluesagewoman
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To: MeeknMing
That note from Osama is a GREAT find, Meek. Right on target!
46 posted on 09/22/2002 7:01:08 AM PDT by Mama_Bear
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To: JustAmy; zip; Dogrobber; bretmilk; bluesagewoman
Great job, patriots! THANK YOU and GOD BLESS!
47 posted on 09/22/2002 7:13:35 AM PDT by Mama_Bear
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To: bretmilk
It's a great sign and I'd love to claim credit for coming up with it, but it's someone else's great handiwork!

What's this, honesty in a post, what a novelty!

Thanks for the reply, - going into production on the sign for our FResno FRiday FReep session for this coming week.

48 posted on 09/22/2002 8:11:08 AM PDT by chadsworth
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To: Mama_Bear
Thank you !
49 posted on 09/22/2002 8:33:52 AM PDT by MeekOneGOP
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To: ladyinred; JustAmy
I agree Amy. The word Patriot means more than just serving in the military too. A dictionary meaning is simply, "One who loves his or her country."

Bravo!.......and ditto to what you said. :-)

50 posted on 09/22/2002 8:43:42 AM PDT by Mama_Bear
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