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Freeper Doctor Raoul Has Died
Raouls Family | 3/25/2013 | Abner

Posted on 03/25/2013 10:08:35 AM PDT by abner

Doctor Raoul died Saturday of a rare form of cancer. He was 58.

Raoul's family contacted us this morning to see if they could find out more about his activities as an activist.

This is such a shock. His family is looking for photos and stories about him.

He is and always will be a Free Republic icon.

He kind of fell off the face of the earth about 2 or 3 years ago now. All attempts we made to reach him failed.

If you have photos please contact me. Please feel free to post stories and I will make sure the family sees this thread.


TOPICS: Announcements; Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Free Republic
KEYWORDS: doctorraoul; drraoul; prayer; rip
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To: abner

Oh, no! That is a shock.

RIP, good Doctor R. Prayers up for his family.


21 posted on 03/25/2013 10:16:00 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: abner

Oh, no! I’m so sorry to hear this. 58 is far too young. I’m glad that you told us. It’s sad when people just stop posting, and we never know what happened to them.


22 posted on 03/25/2013 10:16:11 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: abner

This is very sad, I had wondered from time to time where he had gone. He was a great FReeper activist.

Some threads from back in the day...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/939519/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1157648/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1106618/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1396792/posts


23 posted on 03/25/2013 10:16:26 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: abner

Hard to believe he could be gone. I have thought about him often since he disappeared and was so hoping he was happy somewhere. Everyone will be devastated by this.


24 posted on 03/25/2013 10:17:34 AM PDT by firebrand
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To: abner

RIP and my condolences to his family.


25 posted on 03/25/2013 10:18:47 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: firebrand

Oh no! I was wondering what happened to him.

Didn’t he confront Al Franken once and cause him to lose his cool?


26 posted on 03/25/2013 10:19:10 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: abner
RIP DOC.

Prayers up for his family. Dear Lord welcome a faithful warrior to his eternal Home.

He will be missed. Doctor Raoul was a constant warrior for Free Republic as well as The Republic.

prisoner6

27 posted on 03/25/2013 10:19:24 AM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution togethe her as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: abner

Will keep him and his family in my thoughts and prayers. My best friend and FReeper “Rogle” just died on 9Feb13. He too was just 58 ( my age as well). Way too young!


28 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:01 AM PDT by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: abner
Sad day here. If I'm not mistaken, Dr. Raoul was the first (and possibly the only) FReeper ever mentioned specifically by name on Rush's show. Rush read a remark of his, gave proper attribution and mentioned the wit and insight behind it.

RIP.

29 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:02 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: abner

WOW, that is so sad. He was definitely a force here back in the day.


30 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:40 AM PDT by xsmommy
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To: abner

Prayers being offered for now.


31 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:45 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Mr. K

I think you are correct. I can’t remember the story though.


32 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:46 AM PDT by abner (I have no tagline, therefore no identity.)
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To: abner; MinuteGal; Matchett-PI; gonzo; Syncro; Bob Ireland; Jim Robinson; Peter W. Kessler

So sad.
He’s one of the good guys. One of FR’s finest.
RIP, fellow FReeper.
We’ll see you on the other side.


33 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:53 AM PDT by mcmuffin (Freedom's On The March - Wave Goodbye!)
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To: abner

RIP, I remember the screen name from eons ago...


34 posted on 03/25/2013 10:20:55 AM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: abner

I’m truly sorry to hear of his passing.


35 posted on 03/25/2013 10:21:19 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: trisham
I remember the Good Doctor from the 2000 campaign to get Gore out of Cheney's house.

He was also at the events that took place outside the Whitehouse before we moved up on Mass Avenue to the Vice Presidents home.

A good Man. he will be sorely missed.

36 posted on 03/25/2013 10:21:23 AM PDT by sleepwalker (this place for rent)
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To: kristinn

So sad.
He’s one of the good guys. One of FR’s finest.
RIP, fellow FReeper.
We’ll see you on the other side.


37 posted on 03/25/2013 10:21:37 AM PDT by mcmuffin (Freedom's On The March - Wave Goodbye!)
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To: abner

Doc was a staple of the DC Chapter of FreeRepublic.

Back in 1999 and 2000, I had the privilege of standing with him and other DC Chapter members at the White House on Saturdays protesting Bill Clinton.

Doc had a great sense of humor. I hope he can still help protect America from where he is right now, and put in a good word for us.


38 posted on 03/25/2013 10:22:21 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: abner

Damn good man. I’ll miss him.


39 posted on 03/25/2013 10:22:46 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: abner

RIP Dr Raoul. We were of the same mind set and likes. See you on the other side.


40 posted on 03/25/2013 10:22:54 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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