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Click here to pledge your support! ^ | April 21, 2012 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 04/21/2012 12:02:36 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Maybe others can answer more concisely, but I believe we need a place where like-minded traditional conservatives can meet to discuss and advocate for our pro-life, pro-liberty, pro-constitution, pro-traditional American conservative values, principles and causes--without being hounded and attacked by leftists, "moderates" and other naysayers, doubters, doom & gloomers, malcontents or trolls who would either outright destroy our liberty and our way of life, surrender it, or otherwise nibble away at it in bits and bites.

Free Republic has been just that for fifteen years!!

We wholeheartedly and steadfastly believe in and defend our founding principles and our traditional American conservative way of life.

Our nation was founded on the principle that all men are created equal and endowed by GOD with unalienable rights to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

And that government derives its just powers from the consent of the governed. And that our constitution was established to severely restrict and limit the government to ONLY those powers actually enumerated and delegated to it by the constitution and that all others are reserved to the states and the people.

The rights and powers of government are few and defined while the rights and powers of the people are many and granted by God. Government does not grant us our rights and cannot take them away.

We the people are the sovereigns and final arbiters.

When any government becomes destructive to the causes of liberty then it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it.

Our government without a doubt has overstepped its constitutional bounds and is becoming outright hostile to our liberty. This is tyranny.

Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God!

We must alter it by taming those who would be our masters. We must reestablish our constitutional limits on government and fully restore our god-given liberty.

This has been the mission of Free Republic since inception. We deliver tens of millions of pages of discussions by conservatives in support of our conservative values to millions of readers every month. We are a conduit of conservative thought from the people to the media, to the talkers, to the kingmakers, to the movers and shakers and to our government representatives. And to each other and to the other side. Free Republic is well read! According to Alexa and other rating organizations we're nearly in the top 1000 or so sites in America (1102 today). We are consistently in the top ten among conservative sites.

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To: onyx; FReepers; FRiends; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; trisham; musicman; The Cajun; JoeProBono; ...

We laugh together, pray together, fight for likeminded causes so we are
happy to support Free Republic:
America’s Exclusive Site for God, Family, Country, Life & Liberty Conservatives!

51 posted on 04/21/2012 5:36:02 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: hoosiermama
Absolutely....Better than family.
Yep, I'm pretty sure that's true.
52 posted on 04/21/2012 5:38:35 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: hoosiermama

Very sweet of you to donate in BahBah’s memory because she was a wonderful FRiend to so many FReepers and such an erudite poster. Her commments alone, made the Sunday News Show threads worth reading with her insights.


53 posted on 04/21/2012 5:42:27 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: hoosiermama

Very sweet of you to donate in BahBah’s memory because she was a wonderful FRiend to so many FReepers and such an erudite poster. Her commments alone, made the Sunday News Show threads worth reading with her insights.


54 posted on 04/21/2012 5:42:29 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: RedMDer

Yes!


55 posted on 04/21/2012 5:43:00 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: RedMDer; onyx; FReepers; FRiends; TheOldLady; trisham; musicman; The Cajun; JoeProBono
You Betcha!

56 posted on 04/21/2012 5:50:04 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: MEG33; Jim Robinson

Sweetest you, Meg. Everything you wrote is true. Some of us have been very fortunate to meet in person, sometimes several times, but the friendships exclusively online are just as solid and just as true and real as the friendships I’ve made in person.

Look at the joy we all shared with you on the 18th with the birth of your beautiful, identical twin great grand sons! Free Republic gave us this shared blessing from God!

There’s no way to put a price tag on that, by a donation or any other means. I’m just thrilled, grateful and happy I can afford to donate the amounts I currently can and hope to be able to increase my Monthly donation, sooner rather than later

God bless and keep you both and LONG LIVE FREE REPUBLIC!


57 posted on 04/21/2012 5:54:39 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; trisham; musicman; The Cajun; JoeProBono; Lady Jag; ...
Thank you, Jim for Free Republic!


All contributions are for the Current Quarter Expenses.



Click the link. The Republic you save may be your own.

58 posted on 04/21/2012 5:54:41 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: FReepers; RedMDer; Jim Robinson; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; trisham; musicman; The Cajun; JoeProBono; ..

PLEASE DONATE!

59 posted on 04/21/2012 5:59:10 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx
You do know that "woohoo" has already been ahem, *shared* :)
60 posted on 04/21/2012 6:02:15 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: onyx

Bah Bah knew I was in church on Sunday AM and missed some of the shows. She also knew I read her posts religiously.

We had so much fun on the cruise...You know the comment about old friends not seeing each other for a time and just picking up where they left off..... Only we didn’t have the past friendship only here on FR. So many of us on those trips were like old friends.


61 posted on 04/21/2012 6:02:47 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: RedMDer; TheOldLady

LOL GOOD! TOL won’t mind. She graciously gifted it to me after I shamelessly admired it so much.


62 posted on 04/21/2012 6:05:44 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx; TheOldLady

Ruh Roh! :)
Hiding.


63 posted on 04/21/2012 6:07:33 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: hoosiermama

YES! I’m also rarely around to watch the Sunday shows, but I would read those threads for her comments! She didn’t post her recaps with biases. She was truly rare and special.


64 posted on 04/21/2012 6:08:04 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

Thank you, onyx..
Donating to FR is like investing for my great grandsons’ future.


65 posted on 04/21/2012 6:11:52 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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God bless our brave troops and their families.

IN GOD WE TRUST

66 posted on 04/21/2012 6:12:52 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: MEG33

Perfectly stated.


67 posted on 04/21/2012 6:13:35 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: MEG33

BTTT!


68 posted on 04/21/2012 6:14:27 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: onyx

Amen.


69 posted on 04/21/2012 6:14:47 PM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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Click the link. The Republic you save may be your own.
Don't let FR fade away! Donate.
For every New Monthly Donor, another FReeper is donating $10.00!!
Please take this generous offer into consideration!

70 posted on 04/21/2012 6:27:39 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: Jim Robinson
from Team America...

What would you do
If you were asked to give up your dreams for freedom?
What would you do
If asked to make the ultimate sacrifice?

Would you think about all them people
Who gave up everything they had?
Would you think about all them War Vets
And would you start to feel bad?

Freedom isn't free
It costs folks like you and me
And if we don't all chip in
We'll never pay that bill
Freedom isn't free
No, there's a hefty in' fee.
And if you don't throw in your buck 'o five
Who will?

71 posted on 04/21/2012 6:41:27 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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All contributions are for the Current Quarter Expenses.


72 posted on 04/21/2012 7:16:58 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: RedMDer
Member for 13 years now, it's been my go-to sight since I can remember logging into the internet! Thanks JimRob
73 posted on 04/21/2012 7:36:33 PM PDT by Coffee_drinker (The best defense is a strong preemptive strike.)
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To: Coffee_drinker; Jim Robinson; onyx
Member for 13 years now, it's been my go-to sight since I can remember logging into the internet! Thanks JimRob

I'm just a noob and I can't do without it. You all kept this site alive before I knew it was here. Long Live FR and Jim.
74 posted on 04/21/2012 7:45:48 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jim - you're doing God's work! I just gave you another whack - this place is too important not to survive.

And thanks very much for your military service to our Nation, Shipmate!





Nos genuflectitur ad non princeps sed Princeps Pacem!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

75 posted on 04/21/2012 8:05:48 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Jim,

I found FR just as the US was going to war with Iraq. It became my ‘first’ resource for information about what was happening since I had a son in “Desert Shield” who later served in Quate. Diogenese’s photos both impressed, inspired, and comforted me for those told the true story of our brave soldiers...that I will never forget.

After finally getting my own computer the first thing I did was sign up for FR. of course! There is no better site on the web.... Not only reporting the latest but real time comments when there’s something serious happening...and efforts to ‘find the truth’ of the matter.

Thank You Jim, and all your staff, for making this site what it is. Do as you will or want...I’m here to stay for the duration.

CW


76 posted on 04/21/2012 8:31:31 PM PDT by caww
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To: ConorMacNessa; onyx; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; JoeProBono; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; ...

And thank you very much, Shipmate!! Welcome home, brother!!

Woo hoo!!

And this just in:

$10.00 from Texas
$50.00 from California
$20.00 from California
$20.00 from Washington
$25.00 from Maryland

Thank you all very much!!

Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God!!

We are the resistance!!


77 posted on 04/21/2012 9:22:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (There's no crying in rebellion!!)
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To: caww

Thank you very much, caww!! Much appreciated!! We’re in it together for the duration!! God bless you and your son!!


78 posted on 04/21/2012 9:26:24 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (There's no crying in rebellion!!)
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To: ConorMacNessa; Me; The Cajun; trisham; TheOldLady; DJ MacWoW; JoeProBono; RedMDer; musicman; ...
WOO-HOO!!!

NEW DONATIONS IN FROMJIM!!!!

And thank you very much, Shipmate!! Welcome home, brother!!

Woo hoo!!

And this just in:

$10.00 from Texas
$50.00 from California
$20.00 from California
$20.00 from Washington
$25.00 from Maryland

Thank you all very much!!

Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God!!

We are the resistance!!




GOD BLESS OUR MILITARY MEN AND WOMEN!

79 posted on 04/21/2012 9:27:15 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks to all the donors!


80 posted on 04/21/2012 9:46:57 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Jim Robinson

Jim, my family has served this greatest of Nations for more than two centuries. I will keep faith with my own ancestors and with my brothers-in-arms whatever the cost. I fought and bled for this Nation long ago, and I will gladly fight for it now. Those who have preceded me, those who have fought with me, our Fallen, and my children, demand no less.

Godspeed the cause of Liberty! God save the United States of America!


81 posted on 04/21/2012 9:56:19 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Amen


82 posted on 04/21/2012 10:01:03 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (There's no crying in rebellion!!)
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To: SamAdams76

Top 1000 most-trafficked websites in the nation? I’d be curious to see that list.


83 posted on 04/21/2012 10:16:32 PM PDT by turn_to
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen bump!


84 posted on 04/21/2012 10:21:22 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: ConorMacNessa; y'all

God bless and Keep you and your precious family.

God bless all who served, and God bless and hold dear our heroes who gave their lives in service to our country and in service worldwide from other free countries for the cause of freedom and liberty.

God help us save our Republic!


85 posted on 04/21/2012 10:34:00 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: All

>GOD BLESS *OUR FREE REPUBLIC* >
Please Click to Donate to *Our* Free Republic


86 posted on 04/21/2012 10:34:47 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I'll pitch in a little extra. It is SO worth it!


87 posted on 04/21/2012 11:55:42 PM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: FReepers; FRiends; All
This is Free Republic!
We are The Resistance!!


The Place for Conservatives
WooHoo! Thank you donors! Lets roll!
WooHoo!!


88 posted on 04/22/2012 6:55:14 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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89 posted on 04/22/2012 8:44:49 AM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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FRee Republic needs YOU!
Do You Stand for Free Republic?
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WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITHOUT FREE REPUBLIC?
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90 posted on 04/22/2012 8:50:03 AM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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FRee Republic needs YOU!
Do You Stand for Free Republic?
Do You Support Your Forum With Your Donations?
WE NEED EVERY REGULAR USER & Member TO DONATE!
WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITHOUT FREE REPUBLIC?
FReep athon!
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Thank You!!!
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Donate to Free Republic

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91 posted on 04/22/2012 9:06:13 AM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: RedMDer
This is Free Republic!
We are The Resistance!!


The Place for Conservatives
WooHoo! Thank you donors! Lets roll!
WooHoo!!

92 posted on 04/22/2012 9:08:41 AM PDT by moose07 (The truth will out, one day.)
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To: moose07
PREFECT! ©
ROFLOL!

93 posted on 04/22/2012 9:12:38 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: RedMDer
Here's "Red's Woo Hoo!" just for you, dear man.



94 posted on 04/22/2012 9:33:22 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TheOldLady; onyx

Thank you very much, Dear Lady. :)


95 posted on 04/22/2012 9:48:59 AM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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# 96 !

LOL


96 posted on 04/22/2012 12:07:36 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Islander7

Thank you very much, Islander7!!


97 posted on 04/22/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (There's no crying in rebellion!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
Beautifully stated, Jim.

And concise, too, in my opinion. Any less would have left something important out.

God Bless you, the folks at FR, and God Bless America and with our help keep her FREE!

98 posted on 04/22/2012 3:48:38 PM PDT by dayglored (Listen, strange women lying in ponds distributing swords is no basis for a system of government!)
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Click the link. The Republic you save may be your own.
Don't let FR fade away! Donate.
For every New Monthly Donor, another FReeper is donating $10.00!!
Please take this generous offer into consideration!

99 posted on 04/22/2012 7:16:48 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: humblegunner
You forgot your subscription to Tiger Beat magazine.
100 posted on 04/22/2012 9:17:01 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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