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Northern Colorado Support our troops float
6-30-07 | weldgophardline

Posted on 06/30/2007 9:20:29 PM PDT by weldgophardline

The Northern Colorado support our troops group is getting ready for the 4th of July event in Greeley, Colorado again.


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KEYWORDS: 4thofjuly; colorado; float; fourthofjuly; freepers; greely; greelyparade; independenceday; parade; supportthetroops
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We are getting ready for the 4th of July again by doing our float.We are putting photos of local armed forces members on the float and it will be showing the community the local connection. We also will have a spot for our Local fallen hero's.

This is the start of getting it ready.

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We will have the report from the parade to follow on the 4th of July. We invite anyone in the area to come and join us in showing support for our troops. we are entry 108 in the parade.

1 posted on 06/30/2007 9:20:30 PM PDT by weldgophardline
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To: Kathy in Alaska; SandRat; trooprally; bluesagewoman; jan in Colorado; Trteamer; ...

Here we go again....Support our Troops.


2 posted on 06/30/2007 9:26:48 PM PDT by weldgophardline (Proud Father of Lpcl Victor P USMC.)
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To: weldgophardline

Wonderful idea! I hope you’ll post pictures of the finished float?


3 posted on 06/30/2007 9:29:08 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: hsalaw

Oh yes we will have photos of the finished product it is a race to get it done by the 4th. But it always is.


4 posted on 06/30/2007 9:31:02 PM PDT by weldgophardline (Proud Father of Lpcl Victor P USMC.)
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To: weldgophardline
I look forward to seeing all of you on the 4th!
5 posted on 06/30/2007 9:35:07 PM PDT by jan in Colorado ("we need to move away from the Kennedy Wing of the Republican Party” Duncan Hunter June 5,2007)
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To: weldgophardline

WHOO HOOOOOOOOO!!!!

THANK you!!!!


6 posted on 06/30/2007 10:50:30 PM PDT by Brad’s Gramma (See HiJinx's tag line....then DO it!!!!)
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To: weldgophardline
This is great!! Thank you NORTHERN COLORADO for taking time out from your holiday to work on the float and then being in the parade.

Pictures, YES, can’t wait. Please add us to any ping list you have for the AAR.

FYI - We had one of our best Walter Reed Support the Troops FReeps this past Friday. It must be the July 4th holiday, the bunch of GoE Eagles that stopped by, and the death of the illegal immigration bill that is creating such excitement this year. Even the Olney FReep had its own excitement.

Something must be in the air this year.

You all have a great time and stay cool.

[Mr] T

7 posted on 07/01/2007 4:36:59 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: vince2285

FYI ping!


8 posted on 07/01/2007 5:37:05 AM PDT by jan in Colorado ("we need to move away from the Kennedy Wing of the Republican Party” Duncan Hunter June 5,2007)
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To: weldgophardline

I promised the wife I would take her to watch the parade. I’ll be hooting and hollering for you all when you go past. Thanks so much for your never ending support of our troops. The float is awesome! I’ll never forget all the little kids holding their hands over their hearts when your float goes past.
All The Best!!


9 posted on 07/01/2007 6:41:12 AM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: weldgophardline
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10 posted on 07/01/2007 7:35:49 AM PDT by davidlachnicht ("IF WE'RE ALL TO BE TARGETS, THEN WE ALL MUST BE SOLDIERS.")
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To: weldgophardline

Thank You for being out there for our Troops!

Happy Birthday America!


11 posted on 07/01/2007 9:52:11 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: All; weldgophardline

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12 posted on 07/01/2007 11:22:08 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: weldgophardline

Way to go Colorado!

We’ve got a Fourth of July parade here in our town (actually the longest running annual parade in California) and I’ll be sitting on the sidewalk with my “Land of the Free Because of the Brave” sign.

We had a note in this morning’s paper that a Gold Star Mom from Southern California will be featured in the parade.


13 posted on 07/01/2007 10:11:49 PM PDT by Diver Dave
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To: davidlachnicht

I love that poster/sticker! I have the bottom part re the mission. Where did you get it? Where can I get them? A friend would realy like it since he was a dog handler in the Air Force. I’d love to have one since we do rallies twice a week. The people doing the FReep at Walter Reed and Olney would like this too.

Have a great Fourth!


14 posted on 07/02/2007 6:20:53 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: weldgophardline

Sure wish I was in Greeley! I’d love to help you out!
It makes me feel really good that there are still Independence Day parades like we had when I was a kid. You float looks great! The lettering and artwork is beautiful!

Have fun! Thank you for doing this! Keep up the great work!


15 posted on 07/02/2007 6:29:16 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: Diver Dave

Dave, where are you? I didn’t know that there were any parades here in CA. Good for your town, and for you being out there! Enjoy the parade!

We’ll be doing a special rally at 4pm in Studio City at the usual spot, SE corner of Ventura Blvd at Laurel Canyon.


16 posted on 07/02/2007 6:33:41 PM PDT by oneamericanvoice (Support freedom! Support the troops! Surrender is not an option!)
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To: oneamericanvoice

We’re in Modesto.

Enjoy your rally.


17 posted on 07/02/2007 9:25:33 PM PDT by Diver Dave
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To: oneamericanvoice

When I post a poster I have made, 99 times out of a hundred you click the poster and it’ll take you to my blog, which lists the host sites for the posters.

Try this direct link: http://davidlachnicht.bravehost.com/bigstuff.html

Find the one(s) you want / click to download.


18 posted on 07/03/2007 5:07:39 AM PDT by davidlachnicht ("IF WE'RE ALL TO BE TARGETS, THEN WE ALL MUST BE SOLDIERS.")
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To: hsalaw; Kathy in Alaska; trooprally; SandRat
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19 posted on 07/04/2007 3:40:45 PM PDT by weldgophardline (Proud Father of Lpcl Victor P USMC.)
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To: hsalaw; Brad's Gramma; Trteamer; davidlachnicht; Soaring Feather; ALOHA RONNIE; Diver Dave; ...
Here's a link to the parade thread!

Support The Troops Float A Hit in Greeley, Colorado!

20 posted on 07/04/2007 4:41:26 PM PDT by jan in Colorado (God Bless the United States of America... Happy Independence Day!)
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To: jan in Colorado

Thanks very much for the ping and the link. What a wonderful float, and a great day for a parade celebrating our independence and honoring our troops. Good work, and God bless all of you.


21 posted on 07/04/2007 9:33:42 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: jan in Colorado

Thanks very much for the ping and the link. What a wonderful float, and a great day for a parade celebrating our independence and honoring our troops. Good work, and God bless all of you.


22 posted on 07/04/2007 9:34:00 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: hsalaw
You are very, very welcome. ;o)

Thanks for sharing the fun with us.

Weldgophardline and Fire engine red did an awesome job on the float. I am the lucky one. All I had to do was show up and enjoy a nice ride, and holler and scream for the troops! Can't get much better than that. ;o)

23 posted on 07/04/2007 9:41:22 PM PDT by jan in Colorado (God Bless the United States of America... Happy Independence Day!)
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To: jan in Colorado

It sounds like you all had a wonderful time, and I thank you for including me by sharing the link and the pictures. Happy Independence Day to all of you.


24 posted on 07/04/2007 10:15:16 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Trteamer

Outstanding!!! Thanks for the pix


26 posted on 07/05/2007 4:32:49 PM PDT by Diver Dave
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To: weldgophardline

Thank you for your hard work. Thank you for remembering and honoring our soldiers who were killed defending our great nation. Lump in throat...


27 posted on 07/05/2007 4:37:38 PM PDT by EverOnward
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To: Trteamer
Thanks for posting these pictures, Trteamer!
80,000??? I knew it was a huge turnout!
SO glad you could be there!
28 posted on 07/05/2007 4:40:13 PM PDT by jan in Colorado
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To: Trteamer

Great turnout! Great parade!!


29 posted on 07/05/2007 4:44:40 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Our God-given unalienable rights are not open to debate, negotiation or compromise!)
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To: Trteamer

What a great turnout for a great parade!! Those horns look very lethal!


30 posted on 07/05/2007 4:49:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: weldgophardline
Thank you, weld, for that support of our Troops!


31 posted on 07/05/2007 4:53:31 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: weldgophardline
Fabulous job with the float....a great idea adding names and faces. God bless and keep them all. God bless the fallen.

Thanks, Victor and Tony D and all you Marines, for your service to our country.


32 posted on 07/05/2007 5:02:58 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Every year the parade starts off with 100 or so Texas longhorns being herded down the parade route. Luckily they are docile so the parade doesn’t have to live up to it’s name, the “Independence Stampede”!! My wife was freaked out the first time she saw them. LOL!


33 posted on 07/05/2007 5:14:47 PM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: Trteamer

I’m with your wife!!!


34 posted on 07/05/2007 5:28:45 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska (~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~)
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To: Trteamer

Thanks for the pictures nice work.

I wonder could you repost the first air balloon and reduce it, then once you have it reposted, asked for it to be removed, it is so huge it has blown my comments page out of shape.

Not just mine but everyones. Thanks.


35 posted on 07/05/2007 6:46:32 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Trteamer

Wonderful photos, Trteamer! Each one is better than the next. Love the soldiers on stage, of course the float, the cattle march, the inflatable Uncle Sam — it really tells the story! Thanks for posting these!


36 posted on 07/05/2007 6:54:22 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ( “A nation without borders is not a nation.” —Ronald Reagan)
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To: Soaring Feather; Admin Moderator

I tried. LOL!

Admin moderator, could you please remove the BIG Uncle Sam. Thanks!

37 posted on 07/05/2007 7:00:48 PM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: Trteamer

Thank You so much, it is a real fun picture. I do appreciate your posting the entire floats pictures, and all your hard work. Thanks for being out there in support of our fabulous troops.


38 posted on 07/05/2007 7:07:11 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather; Admin Moderator
I resized it and uploaded it to tinypic and asked the moderator to replace the large one with the smaller one. Look like the mod deleted ALL the photos. :-(

Here is the balloon photo resized. It's a wonderful photo, they ALL were. I am sorry that they all got deleted - that's not what I wanted. I just wanted my ping page back to normal. I apologize to whoever originally posted the photos. I thought it might be possible just ro replace the large one.


39 posted on 07/06/2007 10:26:10 AM PDT by Mama_Bear (The Will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.)
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Oh dear, so sorry.

I feel I have made a mess out of things by asking for the over sized pic to be resized, and the poster did that. Also, they asked for the over sized pic to be removed.

This is a lovely photo. Thanks for resizing the pic. ;)


40 posted on 07/06/2007 11:27:31 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Trteamer; All

So sorry I made a mess of things on you lovely parade thread.

I should have not said anything about the size of the picture, I apologize.


41 posted on 07/06/2007 11:29:26 AM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather; Trteamer
Oh dear, so sorry. I feel I have made a mess out of things by asking for the over sized pic to be resized, and the poster did that. Also, they asked for the over sized pic to be removed.

Well, in this case, Soaring Feather, I don't think it was your fault at all. I never saw your request to have the photo resized. Because the large photo was stretching out my ping page, I just took it upon myself to download the photo, resize it and I then uploaded it to tinypic. I then gave the mod the link to the resized photo and asked if it was possible to REPLACE the large one with the small one. I thought it was a fairly simple request, but apparently it wasn't and it resulted in ALL the photos being removed.

So, it is clearly my fault. I just didn't know that the mods can't alter the html code, it looks like they can only delete it.

Trteamer, where they your photos? Please accept my apology for inadvertently having them removed. It wasn't my intention. They were really nice photos.

42 posted on 07/06/2007 11:57:56 AM PDT by Mama_Bear (The Will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.)
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To: weldgophardline

Great float!! Thank you to the Northern Colorado freepers and patriots for all you do!


43 posted on 07/06/2007 12:00:55 PM PDT by Mama_Bear (The Will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.)
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To: Mama_Bear; Trteamer; All

Thank You. I hope the missing photos can be reposted, they were so colorful, really great shots of the parade. ;)


44 posted on 07/06/2007 2:42:37 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Mama_Bear; Soaring Feather

ROTFLMAO!
I’ll repost the photos and even a few more in a few minutes. You all meant well! Don’t feel bad.


45 posted on 07/06/2007 4:42:46 PM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: Trteamer

LOL, we don't need this one again!


There now I am done! ROTFLOL!


WOO HOO!
46 posted on 07/06/2007 4:53:59 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: Soaring Feather; Mama_Bear; weldgophardline
Well here you go gang! I added a bunch more after I learned how to resize them all. Ping your buddies, there are some great ones!

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New crowd estimates were at 85,000 people!!!

All The Best!

47 posted on 07/06/2007 5:44:31 PM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: Trteamer

Fabulous, thank you so much.I appreciate all you folks do! Bless Ya All.

Useful tool link.

http://www.shrinkpictures.com/create-avatar/

You can just up load from your hard drive and type in a size number, say 600 at tops.


48 posted on 07/06/2007 5:50:26 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: SoldierDad

Ping to a wonderful picture show!


49 posted on 07/06/2007 5:54:09 PM PDT by Soaring Feather (I Soar 'cause I can....)
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To: All

I see that one marching band got in there twice. They must have gone around the block and snuck back in. LOL! The Greeley Independence Stampede is the worlds largest 4th of July rodeo. Lots of red, white, and blue here in flyonver country. Senator Ken Salazer rode a horse in the parade and all the illegals clapped for him, while I turned my back. My heart was lifted a few minutes later when the troops came past and everyone stood and clapped. The little kids with their hands on their hearts makes one proud.


50 posted on 07/06/2007 5:54:54 PM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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