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Pre-Patriots Rally II FReep, Chicagoland
Chicagoland Chapter | 10/19/2002 | RedWing9

Posted on 10/19/2002 4:58:06 PM PDT by RedWing9

I am rallying the troops in support of the Patriots Rally II. We can provide support to those Patriots in D.C. who will rally in support of our troops and the War on Terror. This coming Friday, October 25, 4:45p, we have our chance to send off the leftists. We can provide them with a warm and fuzzy feeling for their 11+ hour ride.

Here is the information, straight from the International Answer site...

----------------------------------------------------- CHICAGO, IL - Oct. 26 TRANSPORTATION: Buses depart 5:30 PM Friday, October 25, from Grant Park behind the Art Institute. The buses will be parked on Columbus Drive between Adams and Jackson and are returning to the same location Sunday morning, October 27. Price = $70.00. ------------------------------------------------------

No matter were you are in the Chicago area, Grant Park is easily accessible, either by personal or public transportation.

If you can be there, please RSVP to me. If you want to ask other FReepers to carpool, I would be more than happy to help get that going. Just give me the general area you live and I will blast an email to everyone.

If you have ideas for signs, please either post or send them to me via FReepmail.

Lets make this the biggest, most successful, Chicagoland FReep yet!


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Announcements; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: antiwar; chicago; freep; waronterror
Lets make this the biggest, most successful, Chicagoland FReep yet!
1 posted on 10/19/2002 4:58:07 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: 1rudeboy; A.J.Armitage; aruanan; Barnacle; BillyBoy; Bulldog; celeste_aida; cfrels; chicagolady; ...
Chicagoland BUMP!
2 posted on 10/19/2002 5:00:55 PM PDT by RedWing9
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btw - I have bad email addresses for some of the Chicagoland Chapter members: KevinDavis, justpiper, pilgrims promise, 1rudeboy, and mr. magoo. If you wish to see Chicagoland Chapter mailings, please FReepmail me your e-mail address.

Thanks.
3 posted on 10/19/2002 5:04:33 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
Here's the link to The Patriots Rally II.
4 posted on 10/19/2002 5:07:31 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
I hope you have a good turnout to send these fools off with their heads spinning.

May I humbly suggest a few rounds of "We don't care what you say, we're gonna bomb them anyway!"

5 posted on 10/19/2002 5:43:38 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: RedWing9
Philip Sheridan bump.
6 posted on 10/19/2002 6:25:41 PM PDT by concentric circles
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To: kristinn
Thank you Kristinn, I will definetly lead that chant! :o)
7 posted on 10/19/2002 9:34:25 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
Thanks for the heads up!
8 posted on 10/19/2002 9:46:21 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: RedWing9
A new favorite is "More soap, less stink!"

They really love that one too.

9 posted on 10/19/2002 10:07:35 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: SeenTheLight; Cool Guy; CounterCounterCulture; Syncro; nastypumps; mac_truck; Drango; ...
: )

See #5 and #9. : )

10 posted on 10/19/2002 10:19:15 PM PDT by American Preservative
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To: 1rudeboy; A.J.Armitage; aruanan; Barnacle; BillyBoy; Bulldog; celeste_aida; cfrels; chicagolady; ...
24 hours, almost no action... hmmmm
11 posted on 10/20/2002 5:07:24 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
Count me in, though getting down there isn't the easist of matters, though I guess the "L" could work (I dislike the "L" at Rush Hour
12 posted on 10/20/2002 5:34:19 PM PDT by StAthanasiustheGreat
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To: kristinn; RedWing9
May I humbly suggest a few rounds of "We don't care what you say, we're gonna bomb them anyway!"

RedWing, count me in! I'm gonna be yelling this one at them as loudly as I yelled "How's Monica, Bill?" at the last freep you 'n I were at!

LMFAO!!! Afterwards, I say we retire to the Berghoff for a few rounds of my favorite Berghoff dark and a nice dinner. Whatcha say?

13 posted on 10/20/2002 5:37:01 PM PDT by usconservative
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To: kristinn; RedWing9
A new favorite is "More soap, less stink!"

GMTA!!! Last week while walking through Kluczynski Federal Plaza (Jackson & Clark, downtown Chicago) I happened by a group of the anti-war bed-wetting urine-soaked peaceniks as they were beating their war drum chanting "no blood for oil!" I walked right in front of the 50'ish pony-tailed hippie freak peacnick, got right in his face, took 3 deep sniff's (sniff, sniff, sniff!) then shouted at him "Try soap next time, MORON!" And then as I walked away, I yelled at him "Didn't your daddy tell you back in the 60's to get a f***ing haircut already?!" and then went on my merry way.

It was a fine fall morning in Chicago, indeed!

And RedWing my friend, EVERY DAMN' morning these idiots are out there, I let 'em have it. It's at the point that they see me coming and do anything & everything to not make eye contact and turn away from me. :-)

I have my own little "freep" every morning. LOL!!!

14 posted on 10/20/2002 5:42:49 PM PDT by usconservative
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To: RedWing9; BillyBoy; TheRightGuy; Barnacle; TheEaglehasLanded; Chi-townChief; cfrels
"24 hours, almost no action... hmmmm"

Weekend before election day. Who's going to waste time on something that won't gain a single vote?

On his way up, Dick Mell did his best to get his opponent to divert energy "out of ward". I know. I was there.

Now we're going to do it for him without any energy on his part? No wonder our side is struggling.

The only message to be heard on Iraq, or any issue, is the message delivered election day.

15 posted on 10/20/2002 5:47:17 PM PDT by spintreebob
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To: RedWing9
>> 24 hours, almost no action... hmmmm <<

Which was the same response I got when I alerted freepers about the "Rally for Workers Rights" that demanded felons, border-hoppers, and other criminals get the same "rights" as law-abiding Amreican citizens. Sadly, there a lack of outrage from our freeper community. Perhaps freepers are more interested in protesting individuals than protesting leftist groups.

In any case, you can count on me to be there the 25th.

For of those you who perfer freeping candidates because it's election time, there will amble opportunity to protest "Dick" Durbin and Mike Madigan's little girl on Nov. 2nd. Check the Illinois Leader or freepmail me for details.

16 posted on 10/20/2002 6:08:21 PM PDT by BillyBoy
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To: RedWing9
I have an outside chance of getting there although I usually don't get out of work until 4:30 or 5:00. Any thoughts on where to park that won't cost a small fortune?
17 posted on 10/20/2002 6:23:07 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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To: RedWing9
I have class on Friday late so I won't be able to make it. But give em hell guys.
18 posted on 10/20/2002 9:41:12 PM PDT by Dengar01
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To: spintreebob; usconservative; TheRightGuy; BillyBoy; justshutupandtakeit
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Weekend before election day
<<<

Two weekends before, no matter, hair-splitting...

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Now we're going to do it for him without any energy on his part? No wonder our side is struggling.
<<<

Got a plan to FReep a candidate? I've asked this everytime we've had a meeting in the last year. Did anyone provide me with a place/time? Sorry to be reactive, but you're branding my FReep as a waste of time. It is not. And besides, you and TheRightGuy once told me that the perfect time to go door-to-door is Sat mornings. I wouldn't expect Friday night to be worthwhile.

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The only message to be heard on Iraq, or any issue, is the message delivered election day.
<<<

Yep, and if we keep on letting the leftists hold the microphone, no one will know anything different come Nov. 5.
19 posted on 10/21/2002 6:02:45 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: 1rudeboy; A.J.Armitage; aruanan; Barnacle; BillyBoy; Bulldog; celeste_aida; cfrels; chicagolady; ...
Map (ignore the star)

See you at Michigan Ave and Jackson, 4:45p. We will head toward Columbus Drive at about 5p to find our targets. Keep those sign ideas coming!

20 posted on 10/21/2002 6:28:57 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
If you have ideas for signs, please either post or send them to me via FReepmail.

The sign I'm bringing with me tomorrow says "ONE Iraqi Nuclear Weapon Can Ruin Your Whole Day."

I'm hoping for some opportunities to FReep my local anti-war crowd if they'll just stay in one place long enough for me to show up...One thing I'm trying to do is adapt classic anti-war/no nukes slogans to the war on terror. That should really tick off the older hippie types. For example, "Smallpox is not good for children and other living things."

You might also try "Why are you protecting baby-killers?" and "Iran. Kuwait. Saddam does 'Blood for oil'"

21 posted on 10/21/2002 9:53:26 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback
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To: RedWing9
Thought of a chant...

NAAAAAAAPALM
Will stick to Saddam!

Hey how about this: A sign that says "Congratulations, you agree with Neville Chamberlain!" Then count the clueless nosepickers who ask who Neville Chamberlain is...and be sure to explain it to 'em real good.

22 posted on 10/21/2002 10:00:24 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback
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To: RedWing9
Big guy, best wishes for a successful rally!
23 posted on 10/21/2002 10:02:47 PM PDT by Fred Mertz
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To: RedWing9
Thank you for organizing the sendoff party for the lefties, RedWing9; but you guys have to take them back. We don't want them staying around here. :-)

And don't let the negative comments ruin your enthusiasm, either. You guys are doing a good thing!

24 posted on 10/21/2002 10:50:03 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: RedWing9
Best wishes from Florida for a whizz-bang freep!

Leni

25 posted on 10/22/2002 4:25:29 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: RedWing9
Don't Miss the Patriots Rallies - October 25 and 26, 2002

Chicago, IL --- Washington, DC --- San Francisco,CA

Help TakeBack America - FReePWatch 2002

...DATE../..TIME... ...CITY../..SITE... ...ADDRESS..INFO... ...MORE INFORMATION...
FRiday
10/25/2002

445 pm, rain or shine.
Chicago, IL Pre-Patriots Rally II FReep, Chicagoland
For more info, check out the Thread.
FReePers, Gather at Michigan Ave and Jackson, 4:45pm.
We will head toward Columbus Drive at about 5pm to find our targets.
Bring your flags, signs and patriotism!
Keep those sign ideas coming!
Saturday
10/26/2002

11 am until 3 pm, rain or shine.
Washington, DC THE PATRIOTS RALLY FOR AMERICA II -
Original thread
Update thread

The Washington Monument
Corner of 17th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW.
C-SPAN will be striving to provide fair and balanced coverage
for both the anti-war protests and the Patriots Rally.
Bring your flags, signs and patriotism!
As always, the D.C. Chapter's rules for demonstrating will be in effect.
Briefly, they are: No violence, no racism, no profanity, no threats, no provocations, obey the law and treat all law enforcement officers with respect.
Saturday
10/26/2002

12 pm
San Francisco, CA West Coast Patriots Rally
"Stop the Warped (Leftists)" Rally
City Hall - across from the Civic Center Plaza.
Carlton Goodlett Place between McAllister St. and Grove St.
Bring your flags, signs and patriotism!
Please be aware, even though there may be police there, we are each responsible for our own safety.
Parking available at the Civic Center Parking Garage. BART stops a few blocks away. Cal-train + bus is also available.
Tuesday
10/29/2002

12pm
New York City Cipriani 42nd Street
110 East 42nd Street
New York, NY

New York FReePers Heads UP!!!
MICHAEL EISNER, the big cheese of Disney, and his family will be honored for their contributions to Jewish Home and Hospital.
Barbara Walters presides, as her friend, Elton John, that man of many events, entertains.
Cipriani 42nd Street is located at 110 East 42nd Street. It is situated on the South side of the Street between Lexington Avenue & Park Avenue.

A clutch of famous names - Gov. Gray Davis - native son of NY, Sens. Joseph Lieberman and Barbara Boxer, Barry Diller - will send special video tributes.
Updated 8:00 10/23/02
26 posted on 10/23/2002 8:16:40 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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Alas, Chicagoland freepers, I now have egg on my face. I found out the other day that my essay on "student leadership" won me the nod to represent Colubmia at the National Conference of College & University Leadership in St. Louis (I submitted the essay two weeks ago and assumed they'd go with some straight-A preppy time to represdent the school-- and just found out at the 11th hour when I checked with the Office of Student Life yesterday and was informed that I had won)

Since I will be in St. Louis from Thurs.-Sun. afternoon, I am unable to go the Chicago freep (And I'm really disappointed...those freakin' peacenik HYPOCRITES need a good freep!)

Best of luck to all who attend (and PLEASE attend!). Let me know how it went. Win just one more for BillyBoy.

--Bill

27 posted on 10/23/2002 1:25:23 PM PDT by BillyBoy
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If you can't make it Friday I would urge you to get downtown on Saturday. I cannot be there on Saturday, but PLEASE make our presence known...

The NoIraqWar-Chicago.org site is offering a chance to protest at noon on Sat in Federal Plaza. This is being sponsored by the Committee of 100. See this site for what little information it provides.

28 posted on 10/24/2002 6:31:58 AM PDT by RedWing9
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BTW - I found this because of a full page ad in the Tribune, section A.
29 posted on 10/24/2002 6:32:23 AM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
I hate to do this, but I have to raincheck for Friday, I got a lot of school stuff, so I am a no-go. Very sorry, Good Luck my prayers are with you. God Bless
30 posted on 10/24/2002 6:34:59 AM PDT by StAthanasiustheGreat
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To: RedWing9
Unfortunately I'm supposed to be in two places at once with my kids during this time slot (Friday PM). Wish I could go to the Berghoff though, for sure. It's one of my all-time favorite restaurants - in ANY city. Darn it!
31 posted on 10/24/2002 7:44:04 AM PDT by NotJustAnotherPrettyFace
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To: RedWing9
RedWing:

I had some emergency back surgery on Tuesday and am probably not going to make it down Friday night. Supposed to stay off my feet a few days.

Sorry to disappoint, I was really looking forward to chanting "We don't care what you say, we're gonna bomb 'em anyway!" as Kristinn suggested.

Please guys, give 'em hell for me! Do me a favor, yell at the first post-60's 50'ish long haired hippie you find to "get a f***ing haircut already!"

32 posted on 10/24/2002 9:34:40 AM PDT by usconservative
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Is anyone else going to show up?!?!?!?! I truly can understand the reasons I've seen... What about the rest of you??? Should I bother lugging my signs downtown?
33 posted on 10/24/2002 4:47:42 PM PDT by RedWing9
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To: RedWing9
If I can get out of work at a decent time, I'll head down there but I'm usually stuck until 4:30 or 5:00 so, like I say, it's only an outside chance.
34 posted on 10/24/2002 6:07:03 PM PDT by Chi-townChief
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To: RedWing9
I put my chances at 50/50. I hope to see you there.
35 posted on 10/24/2002 7:42:11 PM PDT by Barnacle
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To: RedWing9; 1rudeboy; A.J.Armitage; aruanan; Barnacle; BillyBoy; Bulldog; celeste_aida; cfrels; ...
Choppers were flying overhead. Look for me tonight on the news. I'm the guy in the black jacket beyond the front of the buses holding a sign the reads, "DICTATORS LOVE COWARDS" and on the flip-side, "U.S.A. LIBERATE IRAQ."

Regrettably some like-minded people driving by on Columbus Drive took out their frustration with the protesters out on me. I endured comments like, "People died so that you could hold that sign @$$hole!"

Oh well, it was still fun. I even had a coulple of local women come up who thought I was one of them. When they discovered who I was, we still had a friendly discussion and they heard our perspective for the first time, and they were suprising receptive. We parted on good terms.


36 posted on 10/25/2002 6:47:20 PM PDT by Barnacle
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To: RedWing9; 1rudeboy; A.J.Armitage; aruanan; Barnacle; BillyBoy; Bulldog; celeste_aida; cfrels; ...
Choppers were flying overhead. Look for me tonight on the news. I'm the guy in the black jacket beyond the front of the buses holding a sign the reads, "DICTATORS LOVE COWARDS" and on the flip-side, "U.S.A. LIBERATE IRAQ."

Regrettably some like-minded people driving by on Columbus Drive took out their frustration with the protesters out on me. I endured comments like, "People died so that you could hold that sign @$$hole!"

Oh well, it was still fun. I even had a coulple of local women come up who thought I was one of them. When they discovered who I was, we still had a friendly discussion and they heard our perspective for the first time, and they were suprising receptive. We parted on good terms.


37 posted on 10/25/2002 6:49:21 PM PDT by Barnacle
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To: Barnacle
Oh well, it was still fun. I even had a coulple of local women come up who thought I was one of them. When they discovered who I was, we still had a friendly discussion and they heard our perspective for the first time, and they were suprising receptive. We parted on good terms.

Good Work Barnacle!

38 posted on 10/26/2002 4:06:53 PM PDT by WRhine
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