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  • ATTN: Heart of Texas Chapter - POW/MIA Rcognition Day Concert

    09/11/2007 9:10:05 PM PDT · by LibertyGrrrl · 9 replies · 317+ views
    email ^ | self
    I received this in an email from my sister: On Friday, September 21st at 6PM, there will be a musical tribute and presentation in support of a local solider MIA. It will be held at the San Marcos Plaza Park stage. San Marcos is just south of Austin. Here is the message attached from the Mayor of San Marcos: All: Please help bring our community together in support of the San Marcos mother of missing soldier Pvt. Byron Fouty. This event will be filmed to send to Pvt. Fouty’s fellow soldiers to show support for our troops. The Blue Star...
  • HOT Chapter of FreeRepublic to Meet December 2nd

    11/11/2006 7:26:34 AM PST · by TXBubba · 50 replies · 1,793+ views
    HOT Chapter of FreeRepublic | 11/11/06 | TXBubba
    The HOT Chapter of FreeRepublic invites you to join us on Saturday, December 2nd at 3:30 p.m. for a social get-together. We will meet at the Mesa Rosa restaurant off of F.M. 620 in North North Austin/Round Rock.The phone number for Mesa Rosa is 733-6622. The address is 15515 N. F.M. 620. It is halfway between 183 and I-35. Look for the big parrot sign on the south side of the road. If you want you can try out one of the new toll roads on your way, while they are still "free". SH45 exits just West of the restaurant...
  • Bush supporters outnumber Crawford critics

    08/28/2005 8:04:18 AM PDT · by veronica · 191 replies · 8,682+ views
    Star-Telegram ^ | 8-28-05 | Jack Douglas Jr.
    CRAWFORD - President Bush's supporters poured into Crawford by the thousands Saturday, for the first time outnumbering war protesters led by Cindy Sheehan, who began a vigil here three weeks ago, demanding a personal meeting with the vacationing president to talk about her son's death in Iraq. With police security tight and the heat intense, tempers flared, and traffic was clogged. But by late afternoon, only two people had been arrested for what the Secret Service described as a minor "attitude thing." An estimated 3,000 to 4,000 people attended a pro-Bush rally in Crawford, waving flags and pledging allegiance to...
  • Crawford Report! Pictures of the People Who Stand for Freedom and of the so called

    08/28/2005 7:40:15 AM PDT · by BigSpringTx · 60 replies · 3,495+ views
    vanity from Crawford | 8/28/05 | Big Spring TX
    Crawford Report! Pictures of the People Who Stand for Freedom and of the so called peace house that wishes to destroy the reputation and well being of our soldiers, President and country. God Bless this great country! Here are many pictures taken in Crawford, Texas on Saturday. Just wanting to share what we saw while we were there. As you can tell from the pictures there were over a thousand people there representing our soldiers. There was even a phone call from Iraq, a father spoke to his son and shared the sons thoughts with us. I did not go...
  • "Move America Forward"; then Back Ten Steps - What was accomplished?...

    08/29/2005 12:26:43 PM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 156 replies · 3,220+ views
    theOneRepublic Jounal ^ | 8/29/05 | Eric Hogue
    Now that the nation has experienced the "Battle of the Moms" in Crawford, Texas, what have the organizers of Move America Forward (California Congressional hopeful Howard Kaloogian) accomplished with this high priced media caravan? What did they accomplish, other than boosting Cindy Sheehan's media attention when her saga was growing old and cold. The folks at Move'on and "Sheehan Tent and Awning" should send Move America Forward a donation check...nothing better than 'un-efforted' attention from the press. Just get the name spelled right. Has MAF produced a desired result for the military, for the citizens of this country, or have...
  • What I saw in Crawford, Texas

    08/28/2005 6:25:03 PM PDT · by vivabushchick · 71 replies · 2,603+ views
    Lone Star Times ^ | 8/28/05 | Ree-C Murphey
    Yesterday, my family and I attended the pro-Troops, pro-Bush rally in Crawford. We did so because we wanted to show our support for the Troops, for President Bush and their mission. I also, as an experiment, wanted to compare our observations vs. what is reported in the news. I find it odd that the minute the Pro-Bush, anti-Cindy sentiment could be highly visible, the coverage goes away. Granted, bigger stories have surfaced (Hurricane in New Orleans), but still, given all the time and space and money the Mainstream Media devoted to Cindy Shehan, I would think some obligatory follow up...
  • Photos from the pro-US rally in Crawford, Texas

    08/28/2005 7:50:47 PM PDT · by skyuka · 66 replies · 5,829+ views
    http://www.skyuka.org/crawford.html ^ | 8/28/05 | Peter W. Wright
    Photos of the gathering in Crawford can be found here: http://www.skyuka.org/crawford.html
  • Brit Hume doing story on the rally right now

    08/29/2005 3:16:59 PM PDT · by RDTF · 338 replies · 10,081+ views
    August 29 | Fox News
    lengthy story on the turnout. 'They (Sheehan and Sharpton) were unable to drown out anti-Sheehan sentiments'
  • After Action Report From Crawford

    08/28/2005 3:14:54 PM PDT · by basil · 151 replies · 4,824+ views
    basil ^ | 8/28/05 | basil
    <p>So now it's all a part of history. Would that all of you could have been there to take part in this joyous day of celebrating our troops, our president, and our mission. Everyone who was able to attend saw different things, had different experiences, came away with a different idea of what transpired yesterday. That is the nature of how these things work.</p>
  • Today Sheehan will encounter another side to Iraq debate

    08/27/2005 8:31:35 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 40 replies · 1,670+ views
    Pasadena Star News ^ | 08/27/2005 | Kathleen Parker
    MORAL authority is about to have a showdown in Crawford, Texas, where the parents of soldiers in Iraq will square off in the heat-shimmering periphery of President George W. Bush's averted gaze. Cindy Sheehan, the bereaved mother who has gained international attention by posting herself outside the Bush ranch and demanding a (second) meeting with the president in the wake of her son's death, is about to have company of a different sort. Not the supporters she's grown accustomed to -- television crews, anti-war demonstrators, Democratic consultants and America's political left -- but a small cavalry of opponents who feel...
  • Tiny Crawford Braces for Dueling Protests

    08/27/2005 9:04:33 AM PDT · by advance_copy · 6 replies · 915+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 8/27/05 | Angela K. Brown
    This one-stoplight town of 700 residents near President Bush's ranch braced for thousands of visitors Saturday, most in a cross-country caravan for a pro-Bush rally and others to support Cindy Sheehan's anti-war demonstration. More than 3,000 people were expected at the school football stadium for the culmination of the "You don't speak for me, Cindy!" tour that started last week in California. It would be the largest counter-protest since Sheehan started camping out off the road leading to Bush's ranch Aug. 6. She vowed to remain unless he talked to her about the war with Iraq that claimed the life...
  • LIVE Report From Crawford (3,000 folks now and STILL COMING!)

    08/27/2005 10:02:40 AM PDT · by TXBubba · 3,368 replies · 154,327+ views
    Basil in Crawford | 8-27-05 | TxBubba
    Just talked to Basil on site in Crawford, Texas. Currently there are about 100 folks there helping to set up. They have not received word about the caravan arrival in Waco yet. JimRob is riding with the caravan. She thinks it might get to Crawford around 1:00 p.m.Basil says the stage is set up, the sound system is excellent and they have hung the most beautiful banners overnighted by W04Man on the stage. A big thanks for the banners, they are much appreciated!Someone arrived early and hung yellow ribbons everywhere.They have an American flag that is about 50 feet by...
  • UPDATE-- SUPPORT THE TROOPS RALLY IN CRAWFORD

    08/18/2005 7:45:33 PM PDT · by basil · 98 replies · 6,219+ views
    basil ^ | August 18, '05 | basil
    <p>Here's the latest concerning the Support the Troops Rally in Crawford on Saturday, August 27th. Move America Forward will be joining us in our permitted space. We have invited them to furnish a few speakers for the program.</p> <p>We still plan to be at Walmart in Waco by 11 AM to await the arrival of the Caravan which will have started out in California. We will then fall in behind them and become part of the caravan.</p>
  • H.O.T. Chapter Event on Saturday, August 27, in Crawford--Final Plans

    08/18/2005 6:12:33 AM PDT · by basil · 135 replies · 3,298+ views
    me ^ | Aug 18, 2005 | basil
    Here's the more detailed plans for our event in Crawford on SATURDAY, AUGUST 27.I have been in contact with the organizer of the Move America Forward Caravan Planner. We decided that the best place to meet up with the caravan is in Waco. We can meet in the WalMart parking lot at the intersection of I-35 and Lake Shore. That is on the west side of I-35. I would suggest that if you plan to follow the caravan in from Waco, that you be at the parking lot no later than 11:45--they may be running later, but won't be there...
  • H.O.T. Chapter of FR Heading Back to Crawford (Special 8/17 PM Update pending)

    08/16/2005 5:38:10 PM PDT · by basil · 482 replies · 11,490+ views
    me ^ | 8/16/05 | basil
    <p>It has been decided that we will meet up in front of the little Texas Cafe located on Lone Star Parkway, which is also the main highway/street that runs through Crawford. We will be there by 9AM. I still don't know what time the caravan plans to arrive, but I assume it will be fairly early in the day.</p>
  • Old North State FReepers head to Crawford, TX to FReep the Commies (After-action Report)

    08/15/2005 7:00:18 AM PDT · by TaxRelief · 109 replies · 3,875+ views
    August 14, 2005 | Taxrelief
    The residents of Crawford, TX thought things were bad last week, but many of them were ill-prepared for what was to come Saturday, August 13, 2005. The crowds had been slowly swelling in response to the notorius stalking of President Bush by Cindy Sheehan, the woman so obsessed with her own emotional needs, that she was willing to disrupt the lives of an entire town. It is tempting to blame Sheehan's therapy group for joining her on her emotional journey, but in actual fact, Sheehan herself strongly encouraged the reinforcements. On Saturday, (and Friday) the whole event suddenly swelled to...
  • Thank you, Freepers

    08/15/2005 11:12:32 AM PDT · by freema · 157 replies · 2,246+ views
    MY SON is a new active duty United States Marine. I am compelled to thank you for watching his, and all United States Armed Service's men's and women's, back in Crawford this weekend. There are no words that will adequately describe my thanks for your response to the woman and her dangerous agenda in Crawford. I am, simply, in your debt. It has never been more obvious that the MSM cares less for our troops than Casey Sheehan's mother. Their sins of omission in the reporting of Saturday's efforts to SUPPORT OUR TROOPS while continuing to promote her dangerous agenda...
  • Protesters near Ranch counter mom's message (GOOD ONE)

    08/14/2005 11:02:13 PM PDT · by txgirl4Bush · 25 replies · 1,717+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 14, 2005 | G. ROBERT HILLMAN
    CRAWFORD, Texas – Waving American flags and "Stay the Course" placards, several hundred supporters of President Bush rallied Saturday in the ditch across from the anti-war camp down the road from his ranch.
  • Bush Defends Ignoring Protest (Free Republic Mentioned)

    08/13/2005 11:55:08 PM PDT · by kristinn · 53 replies · 2,803+ views
    The Waco Tribune Herald ^ | Sunday, August 14, 2005 | Ken Herman and Thaddeus DeJesus
    CRAWFORD, Texas – President Bush, noting that lots of people want to talk to the president and ‘‘it's also important for me to go on with my life,'' on Saturday defended his decision not to meet with the grieving mom of a soldier killed in Iraq. Bush said he is aware of the anti-war sentiments of Cindy Sheehan and others who have joined her protest near the Bush ranch. ‘‘But whether it be here or in Washington or anywhere else, there's somebody who has got something to say to the president, that's part of the job,'' Bush said on the...
  • LIVE THREAD: H.O.T. CHAPTER'S CRAWFORD SUPPORT PRES. AND TROOPS RALLY (8/13/05)

    08/13/2005 6:55:59 AM PDT · by kristinn · 1,852 replies · 82,806+ views
    Link to Announcement Thread ^ | Saturday, August 13, 2005 | Kristinn
    The Heart of Texas Chapter of FreeRepublic.com is holding a rally in Crawford, Texas today to show America's support for our troops, President Bush and the war on terrorists in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world.The rally will be held at noon at the Crawford Civic Center at 1000 4th Street.Freepers are coming from near and far to join the H.O.T. Chapter in Crawford. If you live within four hours drive of Crawford, it's not too late to hit the road and get on down there.Folks in attendance will be calling in to me, Brad's Gramma and Jeff Head...