Free Republic 3rd Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $68,865
81%  
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  • 8-28 (Washington, DC rally) WAS AWESOME!

    08/28/2010 1:03:11 PM PDT · by mikelets456 · 37 replies
    me ^ | 8/28/2010 | me
    Wow... went to 8-28 in DC. Best crowd, as usual... I will follow up with photos. I was at the 9-12 and HCR rally and I would safely say there were 2 million plus people. Crowds overflowed from the Lincoln memorial to the Washington Monument. Unbelievable...
  • America Is Stupidly Shutting Out Immigrants. Isn’t It? [1.6 Million Immigrants Yearly!]

    04/24/2009 11:11:32 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 28 replies · 1,008+ views
    Newsweek ^ | April 24, 2009
    America Is Stupidly Shutting Out Immigrants. Isn’t It? By Katie Baker | NEWSWEEK Published Apr 18, 2009 Ever since 9/11, the general perception has been that America is over-building walls—both real and regulatory—to keep out immigrants. Horror stories about Indian engineers getting strip-searched as suspected terrorists provoked business leaders like Bill Gates to argue that the U.S. is scaring away talent, to its own disadvantage. Now the storyline has shifted, to focus on immigrants who are voluntarily leaving or avoiding America because the global financial crisis has tarnished its reputation as a land of growth and opportunity. But the numbers...
  • Group Surpasses $2 Million in Grants for Military Children

    10/28/2008 4:52:31 PM PDT · by SandRat · 156+ views
    MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 28, 2008 – “Our Military Kids,” a nonprofit support group, recently reached a new milestone: $2 million in grants awarded for sports, fine arts and tutoring programs. "The Our Military Kids grant program has been a wonderful way for Americans to thank our men and women serving our country overseas by providing direct and tangible support to their children at home," said Linda Davidson, Our Military Kids co-founder. "The military families participating in the grant program have been extremely grateful." Our Military Kids, a Virginia-based organization, awarded its new milestone grant on Oct. 20. It awarded...
  • $2 Million Humanitarian Mission in Georgia to Continue

    08/18/2008 4:50:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 125+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2008 – The U.S. military has delivered $2 million worth of humanitarian aid to Georgia in an ongoing effort to relieve the war-torn former Soviet republic that came under Russian attack 10 days ago. In addition to 130 tons of airlifted cargo, U.S. European Command has granted the Georgian government in Tblisi access to a $1.2 million stockpile of disaster relief and medical supplies stored in Georgia. “We are going to continue to flow in assistance,” Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said today. “We have been over the weekend, and we will continue this week.” More than...
  • America Supports You: USA Cares Gets $2.5 Million Boost

    09/27/2006 10:52:53 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 203+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2006 -- USA Cares recently received a $2.5 million grant to further its mission of assisting servicemembers and their families, organization officials said. “I can’t explain how happy we are about it. We’re just beyond thrilled,” Barbara Yaw, USA Cares’ director of communications, said. “We’re very blessed.” The grant came from the Iraq Afghanistan Deployment Impact Fund administered by the California Community Foundation. The foundation is a leading charitable organization in Los Angeles County, managing over $1 billion in assets. The California Community Foundation surprised the Radcliff, Ky., organization last year as well, Yaw said. “It...
  • Securicor offers up to $2 million reward in theft of one of its trucks

    09/15/2005 3:17:27 PM PDT · by Petey139 · 6 replies · 281+ views
    CP (Via Yahoo) ^ | 15th Sept 2005 | Unknown
    MONTREAL (CP) - Securicor Canada Ltd. is offering up to $2 million as a reward for information in the recent holdup of one of its armoured trucks. The information must lead to the arrest and conviction of the individuals as well as recovery of the money stolen in the Sept. 7 theft in Rigaud, west of Montreal, the company said Thursday in a statement. The Toronto-based company didn't say how much money was stolen but called it "a significant amount." Jean-Paul Cousin, the company's vice-president of operations, wouldn't comment on the progress of the investigation. Cousin wouldn't say how many...
  • BustaMEChA's $2 Mil Prop. 54 TV Ad breaks Law..

    09/16/2003 2:38:02 PM PDT · by ALOHA RONNIE · 24 replies · 347+ views
    KTLA-TV Channel 5, Los Angeles ^ | 9/16/2003 | ALOHA RONNIE
    NEVER FORGET 1) BustaMECHhA gets caught transferring over $2 Million in illegal Indian Gaming Money Contributions to his 2002 Campaign War Chest for his own use in the Oct. 7th California Recall Election in order to beat the Law. 2) BustaMEChA then states that this $2 Million in Indian Gaming Money Contributions he received will only be used to advertise a 'No Vote on Proposition 54' which, if passed, would eliminate the taking down of an individual's information by Race in California. 3) BustaMEChA's 2 new TV Commercials start running today showing ..BustaMEChA himself.. campaigning for himself and then ..BustaMEChA...
  • It may be rock n'roll, but we don't like it (class action lawsuit seeks $2 million from Creed)

    04/22/2003 8:08:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 91 replies · 380+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 4/22/03
    It may be rock n'roll, but we don't like it Tue Apr 22, 6:15 PM ET CHICAGO (AFP) - Their albums may have gone platinum but a concert by popsters Creed left some fans distinctly unimpressed -- so much so they sued for a refund. Four fans that attended a December 2002 concert by Creed outside Chicago filed a class action lawsuit in circuit court here Monday seeking two million dollars in damages from the band, its promoters, and the ticket-sellers. The disgruntled concertgoers allege in court papers that the band's lead singer Scott Stapp was so "intoxicated and/or medicated...
  • Beneficiaries of $2 million? The dead

    08/02/2002 7:54:59 AM PDT · by Temple Owl · 6 replies · 269+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer | 8-2-02 | Cynthia Burton
    Aug. 02, 2002 Beneficiaries of $2 million? The deadBy Cynthia BurtonInquirer Staff WriterAt least $2 million in city pension funds went to 96 people who are definitely dead and 23 others most likely dead, according to an audit released by City Controller Jonathan Saidel yesterday."I see dead people, and they're collecting city pension checks," he quipped, referring to the movie The Sixth Sense about a boy who communicated with dead Philadelphians.The controller secured death certificates for the 96. His auditors concluded the other 23 were most likely dead because their deaths had been reported to the Social Security Administration.The controller...
  • Teen Spends $2 Mil On EBay Auctions, Buys Copter

    06/01/2002 9:52:00 AM PDT · by GrandMoM · 5 replies · 221+ views
    SFGate ^ | 5/30/02
    <p>ROGERS, Ohio (AP) -- A 13-year-old boy spent about $2 million in a science class buying a helicopter, a jet and other items over the Internet using a password belonging to a friend's mother, authorities said.</p> <p>The Columbiana County Sheriff's Department said the boy made the purchases May 24 on the eBay auction Web site using a computer at Beaver Middle School in this eastern Ohio town about 40 miles south of Youngstown.</p>