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Activism/Chapters (News/Activism)

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  • Sit by or Make a Difference with Free Republic?

    07/01/2020 1:09:40 PM PDT · by A Navy Vet · 84 replies
    VetsCor ^ | July 1, 2020 | A Navy Vet
    Back in 1997 a highly patriotic man got tired of being censored at a popular site of the time. With his understanding of America's Constitution, he created a site called Free Republic (FR). It was/is a very fitting name. It grew exponentially and the participants started creating FR city chapters for local activism beyond their discussions. They were on the streets no matter the age, race, or sex. One sentence from Jim Robinson created an entire movement that brought people from all over the country to make a statement in DC about Bill Clinton. It was called the "March For...
  • Whatever became of action FREEPING?

    07/01/2020 9:42:34 AM PDT · by wildbill · 87 replies
    Private entry | 7/1/2020 | wildbill
    Once upon a time Free Republic was more than a group of concerned couch potatoes. When we detected a menace to the Republic and our values, we acted out with Freeping. This meant that we used the power of our numbers to call attention to people in power that our values and the American ethos were in danger from the enemies within. This is a call to action, fellow Freepers. Our country and our way of life is in danger. We must attack the false narratives about America. Gen Michael Flynn says a passionate 2% of our population is trying...
  • Next up: A complete airbrushing of our history [Should we re-activate our local chapter system to combat this?]

    06/11/2020 11:49:58 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 188 replies
    by Jim Robinson
    Next up: All states, districts, counties, cities, universities, schools, military bases, ships, streets, squares, parks. sports teams, etc, named after Columbus, Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Lee (or any other Confederate officer or dignitary) must be renamed. And all statues, monuments, memorials, plaques, historical markers, cemeteries, battlefields, etc, referring to the above pulled down or like Hitler said about a WWI monument in Paris, blown up. All pictures, paintings, drawings, illustrations, books, movies, plays, videos, documentaries, museums, money, coin collections, stamps, stamp collections, etc, must be airbrushed or burned as Stalin and Hitler did. If you get caught with a likeness of...
  • 3 States with approved recall petitions for Democrat governors (Minnesota, Michigan, Oregon) - California coming soon

    06/09/2020 12:03:23 PM PDT · by pb929 · 29 replies
    Vanity | 6/9/2020 | Vanity
    There are at least 3 states with approved recall petitions to remove governors. All are collecting or preparing to collect signatures. California will hopefully be a fourth, approved shortly. Minnesota Recall PageMichigan Recall PageOregon Recall PageCalifornia Recall Page
  • Petition language to recall Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer approved by state board

    06/08/2020 7:20:57 PM PDT · by Bayard · 97 replies
    Mlive ^ | Justin P. Hicks
    The language in a petition to recall Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for the signing of nine of her executive orders during the COVID-19 pandemic has been approved by the Michigan Board of State Canvassers. Albion resident Chad Baase, 39, was successful in his third attempt at coming up with “clear and factual” language to move forward with the recall petition process. He and his group -- the Committee to Recall Governor Gretchen Whitmer -- must come up with more than 1 million signatures from registered voters in 60 days or less to trigger a recall election...... .....The Board of State Canvassers...
  • Do we have any active chapters in Massachusetts? Or would anyone like to start one?

    06/07/2020 7:00:24 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 31 replies
    Do we have any active chapters in Massachusetts? Or would anyone like to start one? Asking for a FRiend.
  • Michigan Freedom Rally - Public Hair Cuts - LIVE

    05/20/2020 10:26:27 AM PDT · by fuzzylogic · 50 replies
    Facebook ^ | 5-20-2020 | Livestream
    LIVE STREAM of the Michigan protest at the State capitol building - hair cut rebellion! Police getting involved.
  • (Michigan) Protesters gather in Lansing for rally against Whitmer's stay at home order

    05/14/2020 7:04:15 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 112 replies
    13 ABC News ^ | May 14, 2020 | Staff
    LANSING, Mich. — Protesters gathered at the Michigan State Capitol building Thursday, May 14 for a rally against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's stay at home order. The demonstration started at 9 a.m. and is expected to last until 1 p.m. Michigan State Police tweeted around the start time that protesters began to gather and the crowd was about 150 people. They had "no issues to report."
  • ‘We need to confront that power’: Another COVID-19 lockdown protest will hit Pa.’s Capitol on Friday

    05/13/2020 12:49:56 PM PDT · by lightman · 18 replies
    pennlive ^ | 13 May A.D. 2020 | Matt Miller
    Thunderstorms are in the forecast for Harrisburg on Friday, but a storm of another sort will hit the state Capitol at noon. For the second time in less than a month, ReOpen PA and other groups from in and outside Pennsylvania that oppose Gov. Tom Wolf’s virtual lockdown of the state over the coronavirus pandemic will rally on and around the Capitol grounds. It is part of a nationwide phenomenon, a backlash against virus-related business shutdowns and stay-at-home orders that locally is receiving more than tacit support from elected officials, including county commissioners and law enforcement leaders, usually of a...
  • It's On! PA Governor Wolf Declares War on his own citizens.

    05/11/2020 2:47:10 PM PDT · by Ikemeister · 113 replies
    The Franklin County Journal ^ | May 11 2020 | Dwight D. Weidman
    The revolt by a dozen or more Pennsylvania counties who are opening up their businesses against the dictatorial edicts of Democrat Governor Tom Wolf has apparently thrown him into a blind rage, which was further exacerbated by a Tweet from President Trump in support of Pennsylvania patriots and a news conference by State Senator and gubernatorial aspirant Doug Mastriano, in which he called for the resignation of the incompetent Health Secretary Rachel Levine. Wolf attacked business owners who reopen from coronavirus shutdowns before they are allowed and the politicians who have encouraged them, calling them “cowardly”, threatening serious consequences to...
  • Citywide Daily Protest Rallies - Bothell, WA

    05/08/2020 5:43:01 PM PDT · by DennisR · 9 replies
    May 8, 2020 | DennisR
    Daily Protest Rallies - Bothell, WA
  • TexasCowboy Memorial Shoot

    05/06/2020 3:16:06 PM PDT · by TheMom · 158 replies
    Myself | 05/06/2020 | TheMom
    It is with a very heavy heart that I am announcing that the TCMS will be no more. humblegunner & I had a serious discussion about this several months ago and we both agreed it was time for it to end. The past several years I have dreaded planning this event, even though there isn't a lot to the planning as it has become a well oiled machine. It just doesn't seem the same anymore. We have a great 14 year run! I will definitely miss seeing all of you at this event. Know that I adore all of you....
  • Striking a Blow for Liberty in Pennsylvania

    05/06/2020 10:52:06 AM PDT · by Ikemeister · 34 replies
    The Franklin County Journal ^ | May 6 2020 | Dwight D. Weidman
    In the face of Governor Wolf’s arbitrary and opaque rules for re-opening our economy, a group of Franklin County area business people have decided that enough is enough and have formed a group called “Fighting Back ReOpen May 11th”.
  • Laguna Beach California Lockdown Protest (Video)

    05/05/2020 2:48:27 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 15 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/4/2020
    Woman opens beach with 1776 flag. Click link for video
  • Protesters Demand Gov. Lamont to reopen Connecticut

    04/30/2020 12:58:46 PM PDT · by nutmeg · 76 replies ^ | April 27, 2020 | Bob Wilson
    HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Protesters rallied again Monday, asking for Governor Ned Lamont to consider reopening the state. “We appreciate his thinking of taking care of us all, but people are suffering right now and they’re not suffering with COVID,” said Marnee Palladino. One of the biggest complaints is they don’t understand why the big box stores can be open while mom and pop shops remain closed. They believe if Lamont does the right thing by reopening the state, people will do the right thing. “It’s unfair that big box stores like Walmart are able to be open while smaller...
  • Reopen Illinois Rally Planned for Loop This Friday

    04/30/2020 4:47:19 AM PDT · by PBRCat · 1 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | April 29, 2020 | John Byrne
    Protesters who want Gov. J.B. Pritzker to announce a plan to reopen the Illinois economy have scheduled a Friday rally outside the Thompson Center in the Loop. “Illinois residents have tolerated the government’s plan for over a month — without a plan on how to slowly and safely reopen the state’s economy,” a news release announcing the event states. “We need to discuss the process of cautiously returning back to work.” The Loop event is being organized by Freedom Movement USA, which on its website describes itself as “a group of like-minded Republican activists.” The organization has held pro-President Donald...
  • Protest of Gov. Wolf's coronavirus shutdown at Capitol: Live updates

    04/20/2020 8:31:09 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 14 replies
    PennLIVE ^ | 4/20/2020 | Steven Marroni
    Opponents of the shutdown have said they will drive around the now empty Capitol in Harrisburg honking their horns to call for a resumption of economic life.
  • NY: 'Gridlock Buffalo' protest planned for Monday in Buffalo

    04/18/2020 8:28:20 PM PDT · by jimjohn · 41 replies
    "People said, 'No! We can't do this. We can't survive this long,'" added Thompson. "We are not New York City. Every policy and every regulation that Cuomo is enacting and enforcing, right now, basically has to do with New York City,"
  • Hundreds protest Evers' extension of stay at home order in Brookfield (WI)

    04/18/2020 11:23:45 AM PDT · by UB355 · 37 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 4/18/2020 | Jim Owczarski
    ROOKFIELD – Nearly a thousand people packed the sidewalk adjacent Bluemound Ave. in Brookfield on Saturday afternoon to protest Gov. Tony Evers’ decision to extended Wisconsin’s stay at home order through May 26. Some wore masks and elected to participate in the parking lots while the majority stood shoulder to shoulder on the sidewalk waving and cheering at passing cars who honked or displayed signs in solidarity. Occasionally Brookfield Police slowly drove by to remind people to stay off the street and police and Brookfield Square security vehicles were present in the parking lots, but groups of children, teenagers and...
  • Protesters pressure Texas government to reopen state as coronavirus death toll grows

    04/18/2020 11:14:20 AM PDT · by abb · 45 replies
    KXAN-TV ^ | April 18, 2020 | Staff
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Texas State Capitol Saturday calling on government leaders to reopen Texas – as the state’s death toll from COVID-19 continues to grow. People attending the “You Can’t Close America” rally ignored social distancing guidelines and could be heard chanting “let us work.” It comes just a day after Gov. Greg Abbott announced executive orders to open state parks and some businesses as part of a phased reopening of Texas.