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  • Union Goon-Squad "THUGs" Own Pennsylvania (Literally)

    03/19/2014 6:01:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 19, 2014 | Mike Shedlock
    A "goon-squad" group named The Helpful Union Guys (THUG), members of Ironworkers Local 401 set fires, started riots, and took crowbars to the competition in an effort to protect union jobs. THUGs stalked women, took baseball bats to a Toys R Us site, and even torched a Quaker meetinghouse that dared to use non-union labor. Philly.Com reports 10 leaders of Ironworkers Local 401 charged in racketeering indictment. They called themselves "the Helpful Union Guys" - "THUGS" for short - and woe awaited any contractor who dared cross them by hiring non-organized workers. For, federal authorities alleged Tuesday, this "goon squad"...
  • Feds raid Ironworkers Union headquarters; 10 arrested

    02/18/2014 3:10:31 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 28 replies
    PHILADELPHIA - February 18, 2014 (WPVI) -- Federal authorities have arrested ten members of the Ironworkers Union for what is being called violent intimidation. The United States Attorney in Philadelphia released a sweeping indictment Tuesday of Ironworkers Local Union 401, which is based in Northeast Philadelphia. Ten members, including the union's top leadership, have been arrested. Only Action News was there Tuesday morning as FBI agents raided the union headquarters, carting off boxes of documents linked to the investigation.
  • Archaeology dig may uncover nation's earliest free African-American settlment

    08/05/2013 2:19:06 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    In Easton, Md., an untold story of free African-Americans is being discovered through bits of glass, shards of pottery and oyster shells. Piece by piece, archaeologists and historians from two universities and the community are uncovering the history of The Hill, which they believe is the earliest settlement of free African-Americans in the United States, dating to 1790. Treme, in New Orleans, is recognized as the oldest free black community in the nation, dating to 1812. But researchers say that could change based on findings from the Easton dig. "It's not just a black story. It's an American story," said...
  • Liberty for the Amish & Quakers but not Catholics. . .

    01/28/2012 1:58:36 PM PST · by NYer · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Domine, da mihi hanc aquam! ^ | January 27, 2012 | Fr. Philip Neri Powell, OP, PhD
    In the editorial below, Archbishop Dolan makes an excellent point.  The gov't respects the religious consciences of a number of Christian groups in the US by exempting them from otherwise obligatory laws.  Why is it so difficult for B.O. to respect our 2,000 year old tradition of calling abortion murder and refusing to pay for it?   ObamaCare and Religious Freedom How about some respect for Catholics and others who object to treating pregnancy as a disease? By [Archbishop] TIMOTHY M. DOLAN Religious freedom is the lifeblood of the American people, the cornerstone of American government. When the Founding...
  • "OccupiersDC" Occupy Olney For An Hour - Week 299, Oct. 15, 2011

    10/20/2011 4:05:07 PM PDT · by trooprally · 5 replies
    The old hippie lib Quackers did what was expected of them - They have been to another anarchist protest. They were pawns, sheeple, morons in a movement that they think they understand. The only way the real organizers behind the occupiers could get big enough crowds is to get every lib, leftists and anti-American group possible to show up. BUT, there is hope for our future if we can hold the line.This week our daughter and 3 of our grand kids were in Olney to help out. Our patriots extent across 7 decades - from our 9 year old granddaughter...
  • American Legion is Back - Olney, MD Week 296, 9-24-11

    09/28/2011 5:44:58 PM PDT · by trooprally · 13 replies · 1+ views
    After several weeks of having other commitments, The American Legion presence was once again felt on the corner. Joining us were Glenn (USMC - Iwo Jima), Dave (Army - WWII) and friend Janet, and Halsey (USMC - Korea). Glenn has been on sick leave for about 4 weeks but made it back as soon as he felt better. 6 other Patriots in Olney this Saturday include Lurkers Bill & Jim, Fraxinus, GunsAreOK, [Mrs] Trooprally and myself Altogether there were 10 patriots supporting our troops. Pics by [Mrs] Trooprally BELOW: Glenn, Janet and Dave taking up position on our left flank....
  • Zealots made to call off 9/11 celebration

    09/12/2004 9:28:17 PM PDT · by fuzzy122 · 3 replies · 483+ views
    The Sunday Times - Britain ^ | September 12, 2004 | Nick Fielding and Abul Taher
    Zealots made to call off 9/11 celebration Nick Fielding and Abul Taher The Sunday Times - Britain September 12, 2004 ISLAMIC extremists were forced to call off a London conference commemorating the third anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on America yesterday when the owners of the venue cancelled the booking after consulting police.
  • The MAC is BACK and Sailor Gives Olney Navy Flag: Weeks 202 & 203, Olney, MD 11-21 & 28 -09

    12/17/2009 5:35:08 PM PST · by trooprally · 10 replies · 778+ views
    Dec. 17,2009
    WEEK 202: NOV. 21,2009 The MAC is BACK, the iMacMan that is. iMacMan is someone I consider a cold weather FReeper. His retirement keeps him away from Olney during the warmer months. While iMacMan didnt bring his cameras today, he takes some of the best pictures of our passing supporters that I know of. And then the edits he does are great. To those who know cameras, I do not, he sets his cameras on wide lens and then with one push of the button, gets 6 frames shot. BELOW: Several of iMacMans neat pictures. Did I forget to mention...
  • SNOWY SATURDAY FREEP: Week 204, Olney, MD Dec. 05, 2009

    12/09/2009 1:31:28 PM PST · by trooprally · 10 replies · 853+ views
    Dec. 09,2009
    Nope, you did not miss Weeks 202 and 203. This Saturdays Support the Troops Rally was so neat that I had to do it now. While our snowy Saturday morning is nothing compared to what the mid-west or northeast is getting, we were out there. Roll call of this weeks 7 patriots includes Legionnaires Halsey (Korea - USMC), Lurker Bill and Cindy_True_Supporter, Fraxinus, GunsAreOK, [Mrs] Trooprally and myself. Videos by [Mrs] T. Because of the weather conditions, and the construction removing the concrete walk where we put together our banners on wet days, we only put up the flags on...
  • Quaker group stops certifying marriages until gay marriage legal

    12/07/2009 5:16:54 PM PST · by Salman · 21 replies · 1,282+ views
    Minnesota Public Radio ^ | December 7, 2009 | Madeleine Baran
    St. Paul, Minn. A group of Twin Cities Quakers has decided to stop signing marriage certificates for opposite-sex couples until the state legalizes gay marriage. "We're simply trying to be consistent with the will of God as we perceive it," said Paul Landskroener, clerk of the Twin Cities Friends Meeting, in an interview with MPR's All Things Considered on Monday. The congregation will continue to hold both opposite-sex and same-sex weddings at its meeting house, but will no longer sign the legal marriage certificate for opposite-sex couples. Instead, couples will need to have the certificate signed by a justice...
  • PLAYING CATCH UP: Weeks 200 & 201, Olney, MD Nov. 07 & 14, 2009

    11/30/2009 5:10:48 PM PST · by trooprally · 3 replies · 543+ views
    Fall painting, raking leaves, winterizing the summers motorized yard equipment, cutting and splitting firewood - then theres every day work if one has it, to pay the bills. And before I know it, the Olney AARs are 3 weeks behind. So heres the oldest two weeks. I have something special for Weeks 202 and 203 so they will be separate AARs. Pictures for both weeks are by [Mrs] T. WEEK 200, Nov. 07,2009 Roll call of this weeks 11 patriots includes Legionnaires Glenn (WWII - Marines), Halsey (Korea - USMC), Dennis (Korea - Army), Carl (Vietnam - Army), Lurkers Bill...
  • Great Pumpkin, Legionnaires vs the Quakers: Week 199, Olney, MD 10-31-09, Op Infinite FReep

    11/06/2009 7:12:16 AM PST · by trooprally · 7 replies · 684+ views
    Nov. 06,2009
    Sidebar Mods, the Quakers have a sign openly saying this is them in the last posted pic. So hopefully you wont remove this thread. Yep, even though the GREAT PUMPKIN couldnt personally be on the corner (must have been resting up for the evening,s Halloween), he sent us a personal message, held by Cindy_True_Supporter (BELOW) And the Legionnaires were also there, all in their Legion jackets (BELOW). Pictured are (L-R): Janet (Adopted Legionnaire), Dave, Cindy_True_Supporter, Halsey, Carl, Glenn and [Mrs] T. And then there were the rest of us. BELOW LEFT: Cindy_True_Supporter and Fraxinus. BELOW RIGHT: Lurker Bill BELOW: And...
  • Climate Change Finally Makes It To Olney: Weeks 197 & 198, Olney, MD 10-17 & 24 -09

    10/29/2009 4:58:19 PM PDT · by trooprally · 20 replies · 971+ views
    Oct. 29,2009
    Climate Change finally made it to the Olney area, especially Week 197. WEEK 197, Oct. 17,2009Week 197s roll call in Olney of 9 Patriots includes Legionnaires Glenn (USMC, WWII), Dave (Army, WWII) and friend, Janet, Halsey (USMC, Korea), Carl (Army, Vietnam Era), Lurker Bill, Cindy_True_Supporter, [Mrs] Trooprally and myself. Pictures this week are by [Mrs] T. Moonbats: 1, and she left early. But we couldnt blame her. Weather dropped into the 40s with rain on Friday and the rain and cold continued into Saturday. Dave had to stay in the car while Janet gave her time on the corner. Carl...
  • PeeWee Football and Corner Make Over Continues: Weeks 195 & 196, Olney, MD 10-03 & 10 -09

    10/16/2009 4:48:43 AM PDT · by trooprally · 3 replies · 565+ views
    Oct. 16,2009
    Definition of PEEWEE FOOTBALL - Best Watch In The World!!More in a minute. WEEK 195, Oct. 03,2009While the Trooprallys were in NC visiting their son and his family, a group of 6 Patriots held down the corner in Olney. Roll call includes Legionnaires Bob (WWII), Jack (Coast Guard, Korea), Lurker Bill and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter and FraxinusPictures for Week 195 are by Lurker Bill. BELOW LEFT: Construction continues around Cindy_True_Supporter and Fraxinus. As construction continues, we are figuring how to best put up our flags and banners. BELOW RIGHT: Bob and Jack help hold down the corner. BELOW: Charlie is back...
  • Another Legionnaire Passes and Corner Gets Make Over: Weeks 193 & 194, Olney, MD 09- 19 & 26 -09

    10/02/2009 1:19:39 PM PDT · by trooprally · 9 replies · 1,068+ views
    Oct. 02,2009
    As we gathered Oct. 19 for Week 193, Post Commander Halsey came with the sad news. Another Legionnaire, Francis, had passed away the night before. He seemed in good health for a WWII vet but his heart just gave out. Francis was the Post treasurer for as long as any one could remember and a good supporter of our Saturday morning Support the Troops Rallies. He would come, spend about half an hour with us and then head out to see his wife. She had advance alzheimers and didnt know Francis anymore. But off he went anyways to see her...
  • Olneys 912 Support the Troops Rally, Legionnaires Hold the Corner: Week 192, Olney, MD 09-12-09

    09/23/2009 4:39:03 PM PDT · by trooprally · 14 replies · 1,049+ views
    Sept. 23,2009
    While the FReepers from Olney were enjoying ourselves at the Capitol on 9-12, the Legionnaires were holding down the Patriot's Corner in Olney. In fact, they out numbered the Quakers in Olney, 7 to their 6. And No. 6 was iffy. He stood talking with the moonbats but never held a sign. This weeks honor roll call of includes Legionnaires Ed (Army, WWII), Glenn (USMC, WWII), Dave (Army, WWII) and friend, Janet, Halsey (USMC, Korea), Carl (Army, Vietnam) and Bill, (Army - Vietnam). The below pictures are from previous FReeps or this past Saturdays FReep. BELOW LEFT: Halsey, Janet and...
  • GRAND SLAM AAR - Some Home Run Neat Pictures: Wks 188 to 191, Olney, MD 08-15/09-05-09 PIC HEAVY

    09/19/2009 3:57:34 PM PDT · by trooprally · 10 replies · 1,280+ views
    Sept. 19,2009
    For FOUR weeks the patriots at Olney have supported our troops. With this Home Run of a report of four weeks, it is a GRAND SLAM of some real neat pictures. WEEK 188, Aug. 15 roll call of our 7 Patriots include Lurker Bill and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, Fraxinus, GunsAreOK, Sensei Ern, [Mrs] Trooprally, aka [Mrs] T, and myself, [Mr] T. WEEK 189, Aug. 22 roll call of our 8 Patriots include Legionnaires Dave (Army WWII) and his friend, Janet, Halsey, (USMC, Korea), Lurker Bill and FReepers 3DJoy, Cindy_True_Supporter, [Mrs] Trooprally, aka [Mrs] T, and myself, [Mr] T. WEEK 190, Aug....
  • 2-4-6-8-Who do the Moonbats Depreciate? Our Troops: Wk 187, Olney, MD 8-08-09 Op Infinite Freep

    08/14/2009 7:52:43 AM PDT · by trooprally · 11 replies · 1,182+ views
    August 14,2009
    Hate to give these 8 moonbats top billing but their new signs and lack of another catchy title warrants it. Now Im just warranting it, not guaranteeing it, so next week we should be back on track. Yep, the moonbats are getting braver with their signs. Braver? Maybe just sheeply emboldened with Obambi leading the way. And there were 8 of the Quackers out today BELOW. We had 8 also. For the last several weeks weve been out numbering them. BELOW The moonbats signs. Impeach them both is replaced by Prosecute the Torturers. Ya, as if Obambi will go into...
  • Homes For Our Troops by Dunkin Donuts: Weeks 185 & 186, Olney, MD 07-25/08-01-09 - Op Infinite FReep

    08/13/2009 5:36:10 AM PDT · by trooprally · 16 replies · 1,274+ views
    Aug. 13,2009
    Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins is doing something for our wounded warriors. Homes For Our Troops is sponsored by Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins. Their corporate sponsors are listed HERE. Corporations publicly supporting our troops, putting money where their mouth is. Too many people and corporations say they support our troops but not many of them actually do, or marginally donate. We were handed some pamphlets on the Homes for our Troops from a passing motorist. He turned the corner, stopped at the curb and handed us several pamphlets. Week 185 roll call of our 9 1/2 Patriots include Legionnaires Carl (Army WWII) and...
  • Quakers 'to allow gay marriages' (UK)

    08/02/2009 4:27:32 PM PDT · by Salman · 20 replies · 861+ views
    BBC ^ | 30 July 2009 | BBC
    One of the UK's oldest Christian denominations - the Quakers - looks set to extend marriage services to same-sex couples at their yearly meeting later. The society has already held religious blessings for same-sex couples who have had a civil partnership ceremony. But agreeing to perform gay marriages, which are currently not allowed under civil law, could bring the Quakers into conflict with the government.
  • Quakers 'To Allow Gay Marriages'

    07/30/2009 6:51:38 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 22 replies · 744+ views
    BBC News ^ | July 30th 2009
    Quakers 'to allow gay marriages' The Quakers have supported same-sex unions for more than two decades One of the UK's oldest Christian denominations - the Quakers - looks set to extend marriage services to same-sex couples at their yearly meeting later. The church has already held religious blessings for same-sex couples who have had a civil partnership ceremony.But agreeing to perform gay marriages, which are currently not allowed under civil law, could bring the Quakers into conflict with the government. The issue of active homosexuality has bitterly divided other churches. But the BBC's religious affairs correspondent Robert Pigott said the...
  • IN MEMORY OF FRANK, Army, Korean War, Legionnaire, Lion, Honorary FReeper: Wk 184, Olney,MD 7-18-09

    07/23/2009 12:18:46 PM PDT · by trooprally · 31 replies · 1,790+ views
    July 23,2009
    Legionnaire Frank is the second Vet and dear friend of the Olney Patriots to pass away this summer. Clyde passed away in early May and now Frank. Frank passed away this past Tuesday after a blood disorder finally got the best of him. Thankfully he passed away quickly and in comfort, with his family around him. The last time Frank was out supporting the troops was June 6th, D-Day. He is shown BELOW with his sign special made for Olney. Thats Lurker Bill next to him and Glenn, our WWII Iwo Jima Marine in the back ground.. This is his...
  • Lending a Helping Hand: Wk 183, Olney, MD 7-11-09 - Op Infinite FReep

    07/17/2009 7:53:42 AM PDT · by trooprally · 15 replies · 1,022+ views
    July 17,2009
    Patriots this Saturday included Legionnaires Halsey (USMC - Korea) and Jack, (Coast Guard - Korean War Era), Lurker Bill, [Mrs] Trooprally and myself. Pics are by [Mrs] T. Jack is a newbie this week and our first Coast Guard member. Does any one know what a Coast Guarder is called? As in Marines = grunt, Navy = squid (but only by Marines). ALSO, the Olney FReep needs an Air Force flag, a Coast Guard flag and a Navy flag. If you can help, please FReep mail me for an address. FReepers, and conservatives, are just a good bunch of people....
  • AMERICA HAPPY 233RD BIRTHDAY: Week 182, Olney, MD 7-04--09 - Op Infinite FReep

    07/04/2009 3:29:12 PM PDT · by GunsareOK · 8 replies · 689+ views
    Independence Day
    HAPPY 233rd BIRTHDAY, AMERICA!!! Week 182 roll call of our 9 Patriots included Legionnaires Dave (Army WWII) and friend Janet, retired Marine and VFW member Halsey, Lurker Bill, and FReepers Fraxinus, {Mrs} Trooprally, aka [Mrs] T, [Mr]Trooprally aka [Mr] T, Eager, and myself, GunsAreOk.A great Freep with cool weather considering the time of the year. We arrived at 10:00AM as did the moonbats. Three of their five who slunk away at 11:10; so, to honor the holiday and to contrast ourselves with their poor performance, we remained until 12 noon, thirty minutes past our normal time. Even the local transit...
  • HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!: Wk 180 & 181, Olney, MD 06-20/06-27--09 - Op Infinite FReep

    07/03/2009 9:11:47 AM PDT · by trooprally · 8 replies · 737+ views
    July 03,2009
    INDEPENDENCE DAY should be the proper name for this most wonderful holiday. The name 4th of July is just another 3 day weekend for sales. This AAR covers two weeks as you can see. Better Late than never. Plus one on my few projects has a deadline that keep me busy the last two weeks. It is under control so I have some time to write the AAR. Week 180 roll call of our 9 Patriots included Sophia, Legionnaires Dave (Army WWII) and friend Janet, and Halsey, (USMC - Korea), Lurker Bill, and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, Eager, Fraxinus, NewEnglandPatriot, [Mrs] Trooprally,...
  • US ARMY - HAPPY 234TH BIRTHDAY!!: Wk 179, Olney, MD 6-13--09 - Op Infinite FReep

    06/14/2009 8:01:00 AM PDT · by trooprally · 14 replies · 1,153+ views
    Flag Day, June 14,2009
    HAPPY 234TH BIRTHDAY!!It was interesting that the Legionnaires in Olney today were ALL Army. I guess the other branches were letting the Army have their day in the sun. And sunny it was - a great day for the Army. It is also FLAG DAY, 232 years old. BELOW LEFT: Legionnaires Cindy_True_Supporter (Vietnam Era), Dave (WWII), and [Mrs] T (Vietnam Era) BELOW RIGHT: Legionnaire Carl (WWII). He came a little late for the group pic. BELOW LEFT: Dave and friend Janet. BELOW RIGHT: Lurker Bill BELOW: Lastly myself. That is the 7 of us on the corner this week....
  • They Were Just Interesting FReeps: Wk 177 & 178, Olney, MD 05-30/06-06--09 - Op Infinite FReep

    06/11/2009 3:41:31 PM PDT · by trooprally · 9 replies · 842+ views
    June 11,2009
    Im almost glad that I missed the previous weeks AAR. There were a lot of interesting things that happened during these two Support the Troop Rallies and they kinda ran together. Other than the list of patriots, Im not going to separate the two weeks. But if you look at the sky, Week 177 was sunny, and Week 178 was over cast. Week 177 roll call of our 9 Patriots included Sophia, Legionnaires Dave (Army WWII) and friend Janet, and Ed, (Army - WWII), Lurker Bill, and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, Fraxinus, {Mrs} Trooprally, aka [Mrs] T, and myself, [Mr] T. MOONBATs:...
  • New EAGLE Chopper in Afghanistan: Wk 176, Olney, MD 05-23-09 - PIC HEAVY - Op Infinite FReep

    05/29/2009 7:24:32 AM PDT · by trooprally · 12 replies · 1,985+ views
    May 29,2009
    Im not sure where my friend from Upstate NY found this, but there is a new Eagle chopper (BELOW) roaming the skies in Afghanistan these days. Its easy to pick out in the sky but I think the Taliban are running from it instead of taking a bead on it. Any one have any idea which branch of the service may have done this? Now that I have your attention, Olney's AAR. Bob, a WWII Navy Vet (BELOW) showed up a little before we broke up today. I had talked to him several months earlier during a Lions Club blood...
  • Local Businesses Put Up U.S. Flags: Wk 175, Olney, MD 05-16-09

    05/21/2009 5:30:15 PM PDT · by trooprally · 11 replies · 1,113+ views
    May 21,2009
    Two local Olney businesses, Fletchers BP and Greaves Auto Repairs & Appliance Center took it upon themselves to put up flags along the two main streets in Olney. About 5 years ago they got the necessary permits and paid all expenses to put the flags up from Memorial Weekend till after the July 4th holidays, and the again during the Labor Day Weekend. When flags get worn or faded, they replace them. You can see the flags in various pictures. In some pictures you need to look closely at them to see the flags in the back ground, but in...
  • IN MEMORY OF CLYDE, Army - WWII, Legionnaire, Lion, Honorary FReeper: Wk 174, Olney, MD 05-09-09

    05/15/2009 4:14:53 AM PDT · by trooprally · 16 replies · 1,035+ views
    May 15,2009
    Have you every met a person who personifies all the is good in America? In Olney that person is Clyde who passed away last Friday at age 89. Soon after getting back from the war, Clyde started Olney Electric and joined the Sandy Spring Legionnaires where he has been a member for the past 63 years. Clyde also started the Olney Chamber of Commerce in 1964. During the Chambers 40th Anniversary I had the honor of Clyde being my Honorary Co-President. We did a lot that year to celebrate the Chambers 40th. He is a Charter member (1946) of the...
  • Quakers and May Day: Wk 172, Olney, MD 05-02-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    05/07/2009 4:25:10 PM PDT · by trooprally · 11 replies · 793+ views
    May 7,2009
    The Quakers sure had a busy week. Good thing they are still hyped up after attending their Peace Conference. First was the Communists May Day celebration Friday, May First. Then they protest against the wight-wing-wadicals on Saturday, retreating to then enjoyed alcohol free margaritas on Cinco De Mayo. After all this expected fun they were still looking grumpy on Saturday. BELOW: Grumpy moonbats still holding strong at 10. Holding strong at 10 but are they having fun? Heck no. They still have to listen to the honks and air horns and see the waves of those who support us wight-wing-wadicals...
  • Quakers - NO flags in our cemetery on Memorial Day: Wk 171, Olney, MD 04-25-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    04/30/2009 4:55:39 PM PDT · by trooprally · 41 replies · 2,463+ views
    april 30,2009
    Its a shame that Webster doesnt define Quakers as a bunch of hypocrites. I learned this week that whenever the Legionnaires put flags on the graves of soldiers in the local Quaker cemetery, that the flags are promptly removed. No word as to where they go. This year the Quakers, and a local Episcopal Church, has told the Legionnaires, NO FLAGS THIS YEAR. This year, the Legionnaires will be adapting and overcoming the diversity. More after Memorial Weekend. BELOW: I mentioned hypocrites again because the Quakers once again had American Flags attached to their banners. Since this is their second...
  • Moonbats back in force from Peace Conference: Wk 170, Olney, MD 04-18-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    04/24/2009 9:23:10 AM PDT · by trooprally · 14 replies · 1,043+ views
    April 24,2009
    Besides the warm weather, the 10 fair-weather moonbats were in force in Olney this Saturday, energized after attending the 24th Annual Peace, Justice & Environmental Conference. They learned by watching the actions of our current, possible illegal, POTUS. The learned that peace is bowing in submission to a Muslim sheik, justice is releasing CIA papers in anticipations of a political trial of those who protected America from terrorists, and that the environmental global warming is now global weather change, worthy of taking the CO2 from the trees that the need it to grow and create the oxygen that we need...
  • Cold Rain and NO pictures: Wk 170, Olney, MD 04-11-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    04/13/2009 4:05:21 PM PDT · by trooprally · 8 replies · 683+ views
    April 13,2009
    Family kept [Mrs] T at home and a cold rain kept me from taking pictures and kept us from putting up our banners. But the flags were up on our flanks and in our middle on the grassy knoll behind our position were our smaller parade flags. Still the Olney patriots stood our ground. BELOW: Pictures from previous Olney FReeps. The Patriots this Saturday were Legionnaire, Halsey (USMC - Korea), along with Lurker Bill and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, Fraxinus, and myself. The moonbats numbered two. But since there was only one sign between them, the other just stood there and talked....
  • Moonbats Dreaming Again: Wk 169, Olney,MD 04-04-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    04/09/2009 5:21:37 PM PDT · by trooprally · 13 replies · 1,211+ views
    April 09,2009
    Moombats dream that the "V" sign is for peace, but it stands for VICTORY. Moonbats dream that the peace circle is an original symbol, but it is a anti-Christian up-side-down cross. Moonbats dream of "PEACE" but cant imagine that disposing of a dictator and having peace with freedom takes boots on the ground with our Air Force over head and our Navy on the seas. Moonbats "IMAGINE PEACE" but from their sign (BELOW - far left of pic), one has to imagine what it says while traveling at 35 MPH. The 9 Patriots this Saturday included Legionnaires Glenn (USMC...
  • Wk. 167 - Legionnaires Hold Down the Corner, Wk 168 - Slow Day in Olney: Olney, MD 03-14 & 28-09

    04/02/2009 5:39:25 PM PDT · by trooprally · 9 replies · 638+ views
    April 02,2009
    WEEK 167 - March 21,2009 Four dedicated Legionnaires held down the corner while the FReepers were in D.C. supporting our troops against everyone except the anti-war, anti-troop A.N.S.W.E.R. group. The Legionnaires included Carl (WWII - Army), Francis (WWII - Army), Glenn (WWII - USMC), and Halsey (USMC - Korea). We couldnt have a better bunch of heroes watching our corner. The Legionnaires didnt pay attention to the Quakers since they had no idea how many of them were out. WEEK 168 - March 28,2009 The Few, the Proud, the Patriots were back on the 28th, camera ready. The 5...
  • Wk. 165 - Moonbats Are Cold Blooded and Wk 166 - Terrible Threes: Olney, MD 03- 07 & 14 -09

    03/17/2009 7:03:39 PM PDT · by trooprally · 10 replies · 936+ views
    March 17,2009
    Finally, some spare time. Between a lot of work that came in last week and preparing for the March 21 Defend Arlington Cemetery Freep, I finally have some spare time. Not much though. WEEK 165 - March 07,2009 Moonbats are like cold blooded animals. When it is cold and rainy, there numbers are low or they dont show. But when it is warm, they emerge from their assisted living condos and dis-honor our brave military. BELOW: I was also surprised that the Quackers, who do not to pledge allegiance to any Country had American flags attached to their banner today....
  • Walter Reed WIND Continues at Olney (Wk 164) and Westminster (Wk 42 ) - AAR TWO-FER

    03/03/2009 6:14:04 PM PST · by trooprally · 12 replies · 1,067+ views
    March 03,2009
    As Tom the Redhunter reported in his Walter Reed AAR, it was pretty windy out, but warm. Well, that wind blew in the precursor of our snow fall - COLD WEATHER. The temps never made it out of the 30s on Saturday, and never out of the 20s thru today, Tuesday. The wind was blowing from the north, into our faces. This had Legionnaires Glenn (WWII - Iwo Jima) and Frank (Korea and having health problems) leaving early. The other Patriots this Saturday included Legionnaire Halsey (USMC - Korea), Lurker Bill and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, and myself. Even with 8 moonbats...
  • Its February Hump Saturday!!: Wk 162, Olney, MD 02-14-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    02/23/2009 4:49:10 PM PST · by trooprally · 11 replies · 1,061+ views
    Feb. 23,2009
    Hump Saturday for February - it was a little warmer and less windy than the previous Saturdays. Spring is around the corner. Our enthusiasm is starting to shine brighter than the sun was. We had 9 patriots on the corner today, including Legionnaire Frank. He has been out for a long time with health problems, but with the weather just a little better today, he felt that he had to be there. The Patriots this Saturday included Legionnaires Glenn (USMC - WWII), Halsey (USMC - Korea), Frank (Army- Korea) and Dave (Army - WWII) and Lady Friend, along with Lurker...
  • VALENTINES DAY FReep: Wk 162, Olney, MD 02-14-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    02/19/2009 6:05:40 PM PST · by trooprally · 10 replies · 695+ views
    Feb. 19,2009
    Several weeks ago, Legionnaire Daves lady friend asked for a special sign for this Saturday, VALENTINES DAY. Always one to oblige a ladys request, (BELOW) she happily holds the sign with Dave. And additional waves and honks she got. We had 10 Patriots: Legionnaires Glenn (USMC - WWII), Halsey (USMC - Korea), Dennis (Army- Korea) and Dave (Army - WWII) and Lady Friend, along with Lurker Bill and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, Eager, iMacMan and myself. Pictures are by iMacMan BELOW: More signs spread around our position. BELOW LEFT: Lurker Bill, first on the corner with a sign. iMacMan is turning the...
  • This one is for Ramos and Compean: Wk 161, Olney, MD 02-07-09: Op. Infinite FReep Pic Heavy

    02/12/2009 8:01:03 PM PST · by trooprally · 6 replies · 942+ views
    Feb. 12,2009
    GunsAreOK paid off on his challenge concerning President Bush. He promised to pay the D.C. Chapter $100 for each commuting or pardoning of Border Agents Ramos and Compean and a third person who's name eludes me right now. As we know, former President Bush did commute the jail time for Border Agents Ramos and Compean. The D.C. Chapter coffers are now richer for it. But GunsAreOK wasnt finished. Because he, BufordP and myself were in front of the White house on cool morning protesting POTUS over Ramos and Compean, he offered to buy lunch for the D.C. Chapter regulars. So...
  • New Englanders, Up State NY n Upper Mid Westerners Neednt Comment: Olney,MD 1-31-9 Op Inf FReep

    02/03/2009 6:22:39 PM PST · by trooprally · 21 replies · 1,345+ views
    Feb. 03,2009
    Okay, all you FReepers in New England, Up State New York and Upper Mid West Neednt Comment. We know it gets colder than a witchs teet in January up there, but we in D.C. got spoiled after last winter. Coldest it got for the Walter Reed or Olney FReep was high 20s. Did I mention yet that the moonbats were a no show? Not yet, but they didnt show. This year has been cold. But not as cold as 2007. Who can forget the night at Walter Reed when the former Fran OBriens dinner buses, filled with wounded warriors and...
  • Its just a good solid FReep: Wk 159, Olney, MD 01-24-09: Op. Infinite FReep Pic Heavy

    01/30/2009 6:20:11 AM PST · by trooprally · 9 replies · 971+ views
    Jan. 30,2009
    Since I dont watch FOX, or really any news channels since the election, the Military channels receive by attention. Military Channels are a lot better than listening to than the dribble about Obambi and his first coming. So I plagiarized the tank saying. This was a good week in Olney. We had 9 Legionnaires, lurkers and FReepers. They were Legionnaire Glenn (USMC - WWII), Legionnaire Dave (Army - WWII) and his friend, Edith, Lurkers Bill and Mike, and FReepers Cindy_True_Supporter, GunsAreOK, iMacMan and myself. All pics are by iMacMan. Since iMacMan got to Olney early this week he got us...
  • The iMacMan Cometh: Wk 158, Olney, MD 01-17-09: Op. Infinite FReep Pic Heavy

    01/19/2009 5:08:40 PM PST · by trooprally · 7 replies · 1,031+ views
    Jan. 19,2009
    Our very own iMacMan Cometh to a very, very cold Olney after several weeks being off, after finally getting his car repaired. Along with his appearance cometh his super great pics (BELOW) of passing supporters. In case you are interested, here is the link to the original 1973 movie, The Iceman Cometh starring Lee Marvin. One pic that iMacMan did not get was the lady who took both hands off the steering wheel and gave us two thumbs up. And this is the reason that we are in Olney, and some of us Walter Reed, every weekend. BELOW: Red Banner...
  • The Few, The Cold, The Patriots: Wk 157, Olney, MD 01-10-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    01/15/2009 4:51:08 PM PST · by trooprally · 4 replies · 808+ views
    Jan. 15,2009
    Our numbers were small and got smaller as 2 of us left early for our Pro Israeli Rally in D.C., but we proudly stood our ground against an unexpected large number (9) of Quackers. Unexpected because we thought several of the moonbats would have gone down to D.C. to support Hamas. Patriots in attendance Saturday were Legionnaire Halsey (USMC - Korea), Lurker Bill, 3DJoy, Cindy_True_Supporter, 3DJoy and myself. Cindy_True_Supporter and I left around 11 AM since we needed to be in D.C. early to stake out our position. 3DJoy followed after the Olney FReep which had some excitement themselves ....
  • 3 Year Anniversary Is Now History: Wk 156, Olney, MD 01-03-09: Op. Infinite FReep

    01/05/2009 4:45:44 PM PST · by trooprally · 28 replies · 1,259+ views
    January 05,2009
    Our 3 Year Anniversary is now history without making history that will shake the world. But we are proud to have been Olney for three years. We are proud to join the other FReeps and Gathering of Eagles rallies that have been going on for years all over the United States. We will continue to be in Olney so long as we are needed. History will show something though. It will show that as our military fights to defend us and the world against radical Islam, determined groups of Patriots through out these United States have stood up for them....
  • A New Year and Olneys 3 Yr Anniversary This Week: Wk 155, Olney, MD 12-27-08: Op. Infinite FReep

    12/29/2008 9:10:29 AM PST · by trooprally · 14 replies · 1,043+ views
    Dec. 29, 2008
    This coming week is Olneys 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY. The Olney Patriots look forward to seeing a lot of our friends. Well be set up by 10AM and waiting for you all. Well retire afterwards for R&R at Daves Bistro. All the Olney FReepers, regulars and occasional FReepers, we wish everyone a safe and prosperous NEW YEAR!! This past week Cindy_True_Supporter was back. Her mom is doing better, allowing Cindy to make it back to Olney. But with [Mrs] T still recovering from her shoulder operation (shell be out this coming Saturday) and Lurker Bill having the flu, our stander bearers...
  • Moonbats slither away early, SANTA DECLARES VICTORY: Wk 154, Olney, MD 12-20-08: Op. Infinite FReep

    12/21/2008 10:30:20 AM PST · by trooprally · 13 replies · 1,515+ views
    Dec. 21,2008
    Yep, the moonbats couldnt keep up with Troop Supporting Santa Claus and all the kids hanging out the car windows waving to him. The merry HooHooHoos and MERRY CHRISTMASs must have been too much for the grumpy moonbats who slithered away after completing only 3/4 of their normal display of their vile and curious but nonsensical messages. And Santa did NOT receive even one thumbs down or other negative hand signal this Saturday which was a pleasant surprise. Unfortunately our two expect picture takers, iMacMan and [Mrs] T were not there to get pics of the kids. There were a...
  • CONTRASTS: Wk 153, Olney, MD 12-13-08: Op. Infinite FReep

    12/17/2008 5:31:16 PM PST · by trooprally · 7 replies · 742+ views
    Dec. 17,2008
    CONTRASTS during the Christmas Season. The children of our Vietnam Vets are now proudly serving our Country. The video TO OUR PARENTS (tissue alert) by OperationMOM.org was originally posted on FR in To Our Parents (from Children of Vietnam Veterns) by do the dhue. A Christmas Thank You to ALL those who have and are serving our Country. Another tribute to our Vets is Wreaths-Across-America as shown on the FR thread http://www.wreaths-across-america.org/ by shove_it. Gathering of Eagles also has a great report on the wreaths being laid at National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY and links to other cemeteries. On Wednesday, the...
  • TALE OF TWO FREEPS - Walter Reed (Wk 189) and Olney (Wk 151), 11-28 & 29-08: Op. Infinite FReep

    12/04/2008 4:19:13 PM PST · by trooprally · 13 replies · 1,720+ views
    Dec. 04,2008
    Thanksgiving Weekend and I have the privilege of filling in for the regular writers (BufordP, Jimmy Valentines Brother, Kburi and Tom The Redhunter) of the Walter Reed FReeps. I shared the photo taking with Plea Deal tonight. Our other photographers are VAFlagWaver, [Mrs] T, Kburi and Tom The Redhunter. Both FReeps had their own excitement but in very different ways. WALTER REED REPORT for Week 189 - Nov. 28,2008 Freepers at Walter Reed this Friday after Thanksgiving were Lurker Bill, Cindy_True_Supporter, Kburi, Plea Deal, RongKirby and myself using [Mrs] Ts camera for several pics. While our numbers were small, so...