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"Give Petraeus a Chance!" St. Paul, MN after-action report of 9/15/07 anti-war march
True North ^ | 9-15-07 | Brad Carlson

Posted on 09/16/2007 6:13:08 PM PDT by Minnesocold

As WAMM and other communist anti-war groups assembled at the Cathedral of St. Paul Saturday, over 25 counter-protesters gathered
at nearby Triangle Park. The lefties didn't think of getting this prime section of space, spanning two long corners alongside their parade route.
MN Freepers joined forces with TrueNorth activists, who are gathering folks to counterprotest kooks at next year's RNC Convention.

On the steps of the cathedral, leftists displayed their wares...

their signs...

and their fake coffin, and readied to march.

Kitty-corner, we readied our signs and bullhorns and greeted the marchers as they slithered by.





Highlights:

• Several dozen moonbats asking how we defined victory, scowling when our reply was defeating the enemy, the enemy surrendering, or just plain NOT LOSING.
• Stealing their thunder as photographers aimed lenses away from them over to us.
• Jim with his megaphone, guiding us in his parody, "Give Petraeus a Chance." (watch it here.)

And our #1 Highlight: Meeting and capturing "Raging Protester Guy"on film!

Photos can be viewed here

And Brad's priceless videos and AAR here.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Free Republic; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: aar; antiwar; freep; protest; rally; report; september15; stpaul
Raging Protest Guy, a new classic! "Give Petraeus a Chance" lyrics to be posted shortly...
1 posted on 09/16/2007 6:13:11 PM PDT by Minnesocold
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To: Minnesocold

BUMP!!

Previous commitments kept me busy all day Saturday. Wish I could have been there to see you and Leo......


2 posted on 09/16/2007 6:23:39 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The Flyin' Imams Since 11/20/06)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

We missed ya, ButThree - but the year is young and we’ll be planning other fun activities as we gear up for the RNC convention next year.


3 posted on 09/16/2007 6:26:45 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Minnesocold
Terrific job!! Thanks for posting this.

Love the Petraeus lyrics.

[Mr] T

4 posted on 09/16/2007 6:43:04 PM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: NorthWoody; Manic_Episode; mikethevike; coder2; AmericanChef; Reaganesque; ER Doc; lesser_satan; ...

WELCOME TO FREE REPUBLIC’S MINNESOTA PING LIST!

83 MEMBERS AND GROWING...!

FREEPMAIL ME IF YOU WANT ON OR OFF THIS LIST!


5 posted on 09/16/2007 6:52:49 PM PDT by MplsSteve
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To: MplsSteve

Thanks for the MN PING, Steve!


6 posted on 09/16/2007 6:54:13 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Minnesocold

Bump! Great job as usual. Wish I could’ve joined you folks but family matters dictated otherwise.

Love the photos and angry guy link!


7 posted on 09/16/2007 7:00:24 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: Minnesocold
EXCELLENT SONG! Great job...Minnesotans Rule! (I grew up there ;-) ---HEY...WHAT THE HECK HAPPENED TO OUR VIKINGS TODAY????????? SHEEESH.
8 posted on 09/16/2007 7:08:38 PM PDT by NordP (No running or relenting. The problem will be dealt with. Decisively. Systematically. Permanently.)
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To: mplsconservative
Sorry you weren't there to behold the sights, Mpls.Conservative! I was standing next to Leo when Raging Protest Guy let loose. Brad came running over to catch him on tape.

His vein-popping face bore a striking resemblance to Islamic Rage Boy...


9 posted on 09/16/2007 7:11:18 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: MplsSteve
Oh, man, I didn't know this was going on......

I could've been there......!

Drove down Snelling in the Highland area today and moonbats had signs out.

Just shook my head.

Mis-guided ding-a-lings.

10 posted on 09/16/2007 7:12:31 PM PDT by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Check out ---->> www.eaglebrookchurch.com <<----)
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To: Minnesocold

Tee-hee....

I’ve seen the islamic rage boy collection. Love it when their veins pop out. Makes me giggle. :)


11 posted on 09/16/2007 7:15:30 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: Minnesocold

Minnesota, ya really told ‘em! Fantastic, great signs, location and actions!


12 posted on 09/16/2007 7:17:33 PM PDT by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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To: LiveFreeOrDie2001

You would have enjoyed the display, LiveFree. True North will post future leftist events/opportunities and I’ll put the word out at the MN Forum. This is just a preview of the fun we’ll have in 2008!


13 posted on 09/16/2007 7:17:58 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: \/\/ayne
Thanks, Wayne! We'll never outnumber the kooks here, but we'll always have opportunities to expose 'em on film. That's our ultimate goal.

I'm still waiting on Jim's lyrics, but in the meantime, crank up your volume and enjoy him singing
"Give Petraeus a Chance!"

14 posted on 09/16/2007 7:33:56 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: MplsSteve

Yes Sir, add me to that ping list. That ‘Win The War’ sign should be front page for every newspaper, and being I got to see it here, I won’t have to wait for eternity to see it in a newspaper around Rochester. Not that I buy trash.


15 posted on 09/16/2007 7:42:40 PM PDT by Son House ($$Proud Memeber of Vast Right Wing, Out To Lower Your Tax Rates For More Opportunities.$$)
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To: Minnesocold

Excellent


16 posted on 09/16/2007 8:19:35 PM PDT by wastedyears (George Orwell was a clairvoyant.)
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To: Minnesocold

Great job! Love the “[v-sign]=victory; victory=peace” sign. May we copy it for Walter Reed FReeps?


17 posted on 09/16/2007 9:17:50 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ( America: “...the most benign hegemon in history.” —Mark Steyn)
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To: Albion Wilde
Love the “[v-sign]=victory; victory=peace” sign. May we copy it for Walter Reed FReeps?

I'd be honored you used it. I created the signs and can e-mail them to you in PDF format. FReepmail me with an email that takes attachments.

18 posted on 09/16/2007 9:22:43 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Minnesocold
Give Petraeus a Chance

By Jim (honorary FReeper & mega-songwriter)

Everybody's talkin' about
Bagdad, your mad, I am sad, Bush is bad,
we were had, Cheney's glad, this is rad, where's our dad,

All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance
All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance

Everybody's talkin' about
Revolution, evolution, gee we need a real solution.
United Nations, congratulations, you filled the air with flatulations.

All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance
All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance

Let me tell you now
Everybody's talkin' about
Hill and Bill, Gore the pill, Barack Obama, where's Osama,
move on, George Soros, lack of morals, code pink, Politics is going to stink

All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance
All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance

Oh, let's stick to it
Everybody's talkin' about
Facism, Racism, America's a discraceism. We're the bad guy,
Iraq is a big lie, our land is a pig sty. We don't know why.

All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance
All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance

One more time!
Everybody's talkin' about
Prisionors, his and hers, pranksters, gangsters, losers and snoozers,
IED, XYZ, now I have to take a pee.

All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance
All we are saying, is give Petraeus a chance

19 posted on 09/16/2007 9:38:59 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Minnesocold

20 posted on 09/17/2007 11:21:35 AM PDT by Psycmeistr (http://psycmeistr.blogspot.com)
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To: Minnesocold

“Allow Unions in Iraq!”

Wonder where that sign came from?


21 posted on 09/17/2007 12:38:02 PM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Democrat, a synonym for Traitor)
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To: Jimmy Valentine's brother

AFSCME - some administrative staff are striking at the U of M. (70% are not honoring the strike and working. Heh.


22 posted on 09/17/2007 1:05:05 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Minnesocold

So that person wants AFSCME to organize Iraqi government employees. Wonder who’ll sign up as a field rep.


23 posted on 09/17/2007 1:11:00 PM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Democrat, a synonym for Traitor)
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To: Minnesocold

Thanks for providing the other side.

Now live in Fla, but spent 16 years there, so know that the moonbats don’t like counter protests.

Well done


24 posted on 09/17/2007 2:11:20 PM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Minnesocold

bump


25 posted on 09/17/2007 2:27:43 PM PDT by God luvs America (When the silent majority speaks the earth trembles!)
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To: Minnesocold

Wonderful! Thank you and thank you for posting this!


26 posted on 09/17/2007 4:48:06 PM PDT by terilyn
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To: Minnesocold

Wooo-hooo! I love it when commie protests are countered by sane pro-victory rallies. Keep ‘em coming!! THE SURGE IS WORKING WHETHER YOU LIKE IT OR NOT!


28 posted on 09/17/2007 6:57:43 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (If you can't say something intelligent, don't say anything at all. Congress goes silent...)
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To: Lena_H

Hey, Lena! Glad you’re enjoying the “round mound of sound” (RIP) still. I think our “Give Petraeus a Chance” song was a fitting tribute to Don Vogel’s great parodies. Next time, we’ll sing as Howard Cosell. :-)


29 posted on 09/17/2007 8:45:09 PM PDT by Minnesocold (Man is not free unless government is limited. -- Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: Minnesocold

Great work Minnesota!


30 posted on 09/18/2007 10:02:34 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Support Scouting: Raising boys to be strong men and politically incorrect at the same time.)
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