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  • * IN MEMORIAM DAVID SWENINGSEN * FReeper Bruinbirdman aka bbm dead at 66

    01/16/2014 10:41:42 PM PST · by Cincinna · 100 replies
    Boulder City Review ^ | January 17, 2014 | Cincinna
    ~* IN MEMORIAM DAVID SWENINGSEN *~ Long time FReeper "Bruinbirdman", aka bbm. David Keith Sweningsen, passed away on June 9, 2013, in Las Vegas. bbm was a veteran and a patriot, and a prolific poster on Free Republic. Please post your memories of Bruinbirdman on this thread. He was a long time donor to Free Republic, and I'm sure any donation, large or small in his name would be greatly appreciated. May he rest in peace. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. Cincinna from the obituary: Dave Sweningsen, 66, beloved son, brother and uncle, of Boulder City, passed...
  • Obama may make decision to send 34K more troops to Af-Pak soon

    11/08/2009 5:48:05 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 28 replies · 1,006+ views
    Hot Air ^ | November 8, 2009 12:00 pm | Ed Morrissey
    It’s been three months since General Stanley McChrystal informed the Obama administration of the resources he needs to successfully prosecute the war.  The controversy over the elections in Afghanistan have been resolved for a week now, which supposedly kept Barack Obama from making a decision on whether to give McChrystal more troops and the number that will be sent.  This morning, McClatchy reports on an apparent trial balloon coming from the White House that Obama will split the difference between McChrystal’s medium- and high-risk options for troop support of a counterinsurgency strategy — but still won’t make a decision until...
  • O'Reilly Responds on Air to Jim Robinson and Michelle Malkin

    05/28/2009 6:21:24 PM PDT · by kristinn · 356 replies · 20,009+ views
    Thursday, May 28, 2009 | Kristinn
    (Note: this report is a paraphrase based on memory, not tape. Any inaccuracies will be corrected down thread by me or other FReepers.)Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly responded on The Factor tonight to criticisms of his attacks last night on Free Republic and Hot Air by the sites' respective founders, Jim Robinson and Michelle Malkin. The segment last night was on reaction by right and left wing websites on the Judge Sotomayor nomination to the Supreme Court. Free Republic was singled out for an obnoxious comment about Sotomayor being diabetic. Hot Air was singled out for an impolitic strongly...
  • Obama to 'voice concerns' in Egypt speech [The apologize tour continues.......]

    05/29/2009 5:12:00 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 22 replies · 1,528+ views
    Obama to 'voice concerns' in Egypt speech By Sam Youngman Posted: 05/29/09 07:58 PM [ET] In his major address to the Muslim community from Cairo University in Egypt next week, President Obama "will voice concerns" of the U.S. but also try to "change the conversation." Senior administration officials said on a conference call Friday night that Obama's speechwriter said the speech "will be an important part of his engagement with the Muslim world." The officials said the president will also discuss issues of concern when meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, with King Abdullah from "energy to Middle East peace to...