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  • What to do about Iraq?

    01/08/2012 12:57:49 PM PST · by jpsb · 70 replies · 1+ views
    jpsb ^ | jan 08, 2012 | jpsb
    What to do about Iraq? Rich Perry announced that he would redeploy US ground forces in Iraq and immediately fierce debate broke out on the wisdom of such a course of action. Ron Paul has been hampered for saying “they attack us because we are over there” while Rick Santorum contends that “they attack us because of who we are”. Huntsman sides with Paul, “We’ve done what we can do, folks. I say I want to bring our troops home.” Romney seems willing to go back into Iraq and Newt seems less willing. Clearly GOP policy on Iraq and indeed...
  • Iraq al-Qaida Says Pope, West Are Doomed

    09/18/2006 10:54:20 PM PDT · by XR7 · 74 replies · 3,780+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/19/06 | Anna Johnson
    An al-Qaida-linked extremist group warned Pope Benedict XVI on Monday that he and the West were "doomed," as protesters raged across the Muslim world to demand more of an apology from the pontiff for his remarks about Islam and violence. The Mujahedeen Shura Council, an umbrella organization of Sunni Arab extremist groups that includes al-Qaida in Iraq, issued a statement on a Web forum vowing to continue its holy war against the West. The authenticity of the statement could not be independently verified. The group said Muslims would be victorious and addressed the pope as "the worshipper of the cross"...
  • Plane Crashes into World Trade Center

    09/11/2001 5:56:49 AM PDT · by hellinahandcart · 984 replies · 91,202+ views
    NewYork1 | 9/11/01
    Just in. I am looking at a picture of the WTC with smoke pouring out of the western tower. Looks like a huge amount of damage. Debris raining down on people in the street.
  • 9/11/2001 Remembrance Thread & Free Republic Archives from 9/11/2001

    09/11/2006 12:34:37 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 84 replies · 7,054+ views
    Free Republic Archives | September 11, 2001 | FReepers
    Here are some links from the FR archives in observance of the fifth anniversary of 9/11/2001 - Threads list of several breaking news items - Latest Articles The first post reporting the attacks by OldEconomyBuyer - World Trade Center Posted on the first anniversary - Associated Press newswire - September 11, 2001 - Chronology of news alerts, bulletins and flashes
  • Never Forget.

    02/23/2005 8:37:13 PM PST · by Indy Pendance · 194 replies · 18,695+ views
    Never Forget ^ | 2-23-05
    Please take the time to watch this video, we must remember those on September 11, 2001. We can never forget, and we can not let those who wish us to forget to let us forget. Please, take 15 minutes from freeping, this is bookmarked on my home page, Thank you FReepers. Indy.Never Forget. If you let it run past the video, there are many good quotes after.
  • Pro-War Bumperstickers

    01/19/2003 1:13:02 PM PST · by Kewlhand`tek · 31 replies · 3,132+ views
    Does anyone know where we can purchase Pro-war with iraq bumperstickers? Maybe we can get freerepublic to have some. One site I went to said they sold 200,000 "attack iraq?No!" bumperstickers. I could probably modify that sticker.
  • AMERICA ATTACKED: Online FReeper library - Post your links to memorial sites, photos, videos, etc.

    09/20/2001 3:57:02 PM PDT · by ppaul · 245 replies · 16,574+ views
    With so many memorial sites, graphics, photos, videos, flash movies, etc. proliferating on the internet since the 9-11 attack on America, it is almost impossible to keep track of them all. The purpose of this thread is to provide a convenient archive for posterity. Use this thread to post links to any sites you have found particulary memorable or that would be of interest to other FReepers. (Please post your comments and the links only to save bandwidth).
  • POLL: Should the US go to war with Iraq? (FReep it!)

    12/28/2002 11:23:08 AM PST · by ppaul · 35 replies · 456+ views ^ | 12/28/02 | Charles Henderson
    Should the US go to war with Iraq? [ ] Yes [ ] No [ ] Undecided Link to poll HERE.
  • McDermott accuses Bush of plotting to be Emperor

    10/07/2002 7:11:56 AM PDT · by ppaul · 84 replies · 970+ views
    U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott broadened his attack on George W. Bush's war plans yesterday, saying the president is threatening military action in Iraq as part of a plot to crown himself emperor of America. Criticized for saying on a trip to Iraq early last week that Bush would mislead the American public, McDermott, a Seattle Democrat, was back in his district yesterday telling cheering supporters that Bush is planning a war to distract voters' attention from domestic problems. He said Bush is trying to "submarine" efforts to restart weapons inspections in Iraq to give him a pretext for starting...
  • Tens of thousands of Americans protest Washington's Iraq policy

    10/07/2002 6:29:23 AM PDT · by ppaul · 21 replies · 674+ views
    Agence France Presse ^ | 10/7/02 | Marla Echeverria
    NEW YORK, Oct 7 (AFP) - Tens of thousands of people, led by some top Hollywood stars, demonstrated on the streets of the United States' largest cities to protest President George W. Bush's US plans to invade Iraq. In New York on Sunday, at least 15,000 people gathered in Central Park to denounce Washington's stance towards Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, including Oscar-winning movie star Susan Sarandon and her actor husband Tim Robbins. Sarandon, star of hit films such as "Thelma and Louise" slammed the Bush administration's alleged bellicose policy as "madness ... a war that would kill hundreds of...

    10/06/2002 9:59:02 PM PDT · by Patriot62 · 36 replies · 927+ views
    10/06/02 | Patriot62
    I went to the Jim McDermott Town Hall Meeting in Seattle today. A handful of FReepers were there with some excellent signs ("Go back to Bagdhad"). Unfortunately the vast majority of those attending (at least 250) in the packed room were gung-ho supporters of McDermott. Jihad Jim literally spent the entire 1 1/2 hours of his meeting bashing the USA. He said that the war on Iraq was merely a ploy by President Bush to distract the American people from the economy. He spoke of dying children in Iraq and polluted water and blamed the US. In fact he blamed...
  • Puget Sound Chapter Seattle DOUBLE FREEP After Report

    10/06/2002 10:42:35 PM PDT · by Libertina · 100 replies · 876+ views
    Libertina | October 6, 2002 | Libertina
    The Washington State Puget Sound Chapter AFTER RALLY Report on Baghdad Jim McDermRAT and the Seattle Anti-War march was a great success! We arrived at Baghdad Jim’s Town Hall meeting. When McDermRAT arrived we surrounded him and called out “Stay in Baghdad” and held up signs. The sign I was especially proud of read:”Saddam GOODBush BAD”This is Bagdad Jim’s mind on drugs. LOL The quotations marks drove the lefties up the wall because they said they weren’t his exact words. I suggested they get over it. Patriot62, his friend, father, and 3 of my GOP friends were present. We asked...
  • Thousands Gather For Anti-war Rally (It was FReeped!)

    10/06/2002 10:50:26 PM PDT · by ppaul · 5 replies · 543+ views
    KOMO-TV ^ | 10/6/02 | staff
    SEATTLE - More than 5,000 people marched from Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood to Westlake Center downtown Sunday, protesting the Bush administration's policy toward Iraq. Congressman Jim McDermott addressed the crowd, telling protesters that Bush is out for war. In a short speech, the Seattle Democrat didn't talk about his recent trip to Baghdad, for which he was heavily criticized by some conservatives. Afterward, he said his critics have nicknamed him "Jihad Jim" because they have nothing intelligent to say. There were a handful of pro-Bush supporters at the rally. One person carried a sign reading: "Jihad Jim loves Saddam."
  • I Walked into a Crowd of War Protesters with my Sign (BOMB IRAQ)

    08/06/2002 11:59:50 AM PDT · by TLBSHOW · 199 replies · 1,084+ views
    8/6/2002 | TLBSHOW
    I Walked into a Crowd of War Protesters with my Sign BOMB IRAQ A few hours ago I was driving down my main street and I saw war protesters lined up in the commons protesting the up coming war with Iraq. I pulled around and parked in the parking garage and walked up to main street to a office supply store and purchased a poster board and marker and made my sign. I sat in the aisle and made the sign. I walked out to the protesters and unfolded the sign and stood there. You would of thought a army...