Free Republic 2nd Quarter Fundraising Target: $85,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $19,571
23%  
Woo hoo!! And the first 23% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

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  • BTTT PLEASE Keep Your Donations & Prayers Coming in for Jim! Updates Here! [FReepathon Thread VII]

    10/08/2013 2:21:02 PM PDT · by onyx · 623 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC ^ | October 8, 2013 | onyx
    Let's finish this one quickly so Jim can fully recover without hosting the fundraiser for two months! :) Thank you!! Wonderful graphic by RedMDer!Pictured: Syncro and Jim! Woo-Hoo! Our 4th Quarter FReepathon is off to a great start, thanks to all of you who have made your donations in such a timely manner to help us try to complete this FReepathon this month, so that Jim can spend his time healing and recovering, instead of concerning himself with fundraising for the next 2 months! Jim is in the re-hab facility where is he learning to transfer himself. Once that...
  • PLEASE Keep Your Donations & Prayers Coming in for Jim! Get Updates Here! [FReepathon Thread VI]

    10/07/2013 10:58:11 AM PDT · by onyx · 378 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | October 7, 2013 | onyx
    Let's finish this one quickly so Jim can fully recover without hosting the fundraiser for two months! :) Thank you!! Wonderful graphic by RedMDer!Pictured: Syncro and Jim! Woo-Hoo! Our 4th Quarter FReepathon is off to a great start, thanks to all of you who have made your donations in such a timely manner to help us try to complete this FReepathon this month, so that Jim can spend his time healing and recovering, instead of concerning himself with fundraising for the next 2 months! Jim is in the re-hab facility where is he learning to transfer himself. Once that...
  • First Pics of Jim & New Messages From Him!![FReepathon Thread V]

    10/05/2013 4:24:36 PM PDT · by onyx · 681 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | October 5, 2013 | onyx
    First photos of Jim taken by Syncro last night and his comments to Jim! Well maybe you dozed off a bit... Jim now has a matched set. The surgeon did a fantastic job, and came and unwrapped it for the first time about an hour ago. Here's a pic, a bit graphic...a Charlie Brown smile. The squeamish may not want to click. ~Syncro All: Just heard they’re going to discharge me this afternoon and transfer me to a short-term rehab center. Hoping to get physical therapy there so I can transfer in and out of bed by myself, then...
  • Please Keep Your Donations & Prayers Coming In! Message from Jim in 613, pics 544 [FReepathon IV]

    10/04/2013 10:17:32 AM PDT · by onyx · 711 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | October 4, 2013 | onyx
    Beautiful Graphic by Mama_Bear & RedMDer's Message! Dearest FReeper-Patriots, FRiends & Readers, Jim's surgery was a grand success! Praise God! Thank you Lord and thank you ALL for your prayers! Please continue to pray for Jim's rapid recovery and complete healing! We need and want him back with us ASAP! Howdy everyone! Checking in! All is well.~Jim @ 10/4/2013 11:41:12 AM God bless you, dearest Jim! Our faithful prayers will continue. We know it can't be easy to lose your remaining leg, and I know I can't begin to imagine the pain you went through in your battle to...
  • BTTT - NEWS FROM JIM! Please Keep Your Donations & PRAYERS Coming In! [FReepathon Thread III] [#918]

    10/02/2013 4:59:10 PM PDT · by onyx · 1,173 replies
    FREE REPUBLIC | October 2, 2013 | onyx
    Beautiful Graphic by Mama_Bear! Dearest FReeper-Patriots, FRiends & Readers, Change in plans! The surgeon cancelled his trip. All tests are go. Surgery is now planned for tomorrow morning. Will be transferring soon out of ICU to a regular room. The chaplain stopped in for another prayer. Looks like we’re ready to go. Pulse rate coming down. Prayers up! ~Jim PRAISE GOD!Thank you, Lord!God bless you, dearest Jim!Thank you ALL for your prayers, and please continue praying!Surgery for Jim tomorrow morning. We'll let y'all know as soon as Jim lets us know! Our FReepathon got off to a great start...
  • Secrets of the conservative media machine [FR and yours truly mention]

    04/23/2013 2:02:19 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 159 replies
    Salon ^ | April 23, 2013 | By Lee Fang
    To borrow a Sarah Palin aphorism, after their election defeat in 2008, conservatives didn’t retreat, they “reloaded.” Instead of finding new solutions to public policy problems or seriously reevaluating Bush’s failures, conservatives focused almost solely on new ways to communicate their old ideas. To do so, they looked to their natural allies in corporate marketing for inspiration — and they looked to the Left for imitation. The result has been a recent and profound turnaround that has allowed the Right the bury Obama’s message and dominate the political debate. Historical right-wing domination of the media Traditionally, conservatives have almost always...