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Bergdahl's hometown cancels celebration amid furor
AP via yahoo ^ | 6/4/14 | By Brian Skoloff

Posted on 06/04/2014 4:12:16 PM PDT by barmag25

HAILEY, Idaho (AP) — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown abruptly canceled plans Wednesday for a welcome-home celebration, citing concerns over its ability to handle the large crowds — both for and against the soldier — that were expected.

The town of 8,000 has been swamped with hate mail and angry calls over Bergdahl, whose release after five years of Taliban captivity in Afghanistan has touched off a debate over whether the 28-year-old should get a hero's welcome or be punished a deserter.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 9ththread; bergdahl; bergdahlparty; missionaccomplished

1 posted on 06/04/2014 4:12:16 PM PDT by barmag25
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To: barmag25

Apparently he wasn’t a captive for five years - he was an honored guest.


2 posted on 06/04/2014 4:13:59 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: barmag25
Obama really has a knack for getting everyone to hate everyone over his actions of government doesn't he?

He couldn't lead Charlie Sheen to a hooker in a bar.

3 posted on 06/04/2014 4:18:05 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: barmag25

They’ll be happy they did. The guy will get jail time or worse. The father acts like a Moslem sympathizer too.


4 posted on 06/04/2014 4:18:05 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: barmag25

Why do I get the feeling that they are still going to have a celebration but they will tone it down and not announce it publicly and he will just show up sitting in the back of a car in a 4th of July parade.


5 posted on 06/04/2014 4:24:00 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: barmag25

Let’s see Politico spin this!

Oldplayer


6 posted on 06/04/2014 4:30:06 PM PDT by oldplayer
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To: b4its2late

It’s easy for Bob Bergdahl to sympathize, because he is a Muslim.


7 posted on 06/04/2014 4:31:01 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: barmag25

They should move the celebration to Dearborn, Michigan. He’d be much more comfortable there.


8 posted on 06/04/2014 4:39:32 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: barmag25

I want to see more of the Bergdahl Father.

That guy looks like a burned out hippie who went around the bend and ended up in phony Islamville.


9 posted on 06/04/2014 4:40:24 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: barmag25

They dying with embarrasement and facebook comments bottom line you be embarrsed you don’t celebrate this loser as hometown hero


10 posted on 06/04/2014 4:47:17 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: barmag25

Good news.


11 posted on 06/04/2014 4:51:50 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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Shocked they did the right thing after insisting on doing the wrong thing for days.

I wonder if they'll cancel their annual Vidkun Quisling Festival this year too.

12 posted on 06/04/2014 4:53:30 PM PDT by wideawake
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That guy looks like a burned out hippie who went around the bend and ended up in phony Islamville.

Yes and I wonder if he was into Islamville even before his son entered the military. and if so, did his son enter the US military to spite his father?

13 posted on 06/04/2014 4:56:47 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: barmag25

How about a traitor hanging party in the town square.

signed,

a Vietnam War Veteran


14 posted on 06/04/2014 5:33:04 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: wetgundog

Yep. The “Benito” treatment on some of these folks would, I think, have a positive effect.


15 posted on 06/04/2014 5:48:49 PM PDT by technically right
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To: uncitizen

Does anyone know what the dad does for a living??


16 posted on 06/04/2014 5:51:48 PM PDT by FES0844
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I haven’t heard what the father does for a living.


17 posted on 06/04/2014 5:54:18 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: wideawake
Swappers
Real American's support our troops, it's clear the Rats support traitors and terrorists.
18 posted on 06/04/2014 7:12:10 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: FES0844; uncitizen
He worked/works for a trucking company.

Also for Mullah Omar.

19 posted on 06/04/2014 7:17:26 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: uncitizen; wideawake; FES0844; GeronL

Dad worked for UPS and was supposedly upset that his career as an Olympic athlete got sidelined by Carter’s boycott of the 1980 Olympics because of Russia’s invasion of Afghanistan.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2648443/EXCLUSIVE-Freed-POWs-dad-champion-cyclist-disillusioned-America-boycott-1980-Moscow-Olympics-war-Afghanistan-destroyed-Gold-Medal-dreams.html


20 posted on 06/05/2014 4:10:23 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: oldplayer
Let’s see Politico spin this!

It's a proxy racist attack on Obama, you swiftboating unpatriot!

Claire McCaskill: Bowe Bergdahl 'rush to judgment' is 'un-American' (Politico Wednesday, June 4, 2014 Burgess Everett)

21 posted on 06/05/2014 5:10:51 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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