Skip to comments.Priceless: Week 28 - Westminster, MD 6-28-08
Posted on 06/30/2008 7:45:24 PM PDT by RockerMom2MyHero
It was a hot and humid day with a passing shower. After dealing with the dilapidated umbrella that I gave [Mr] Trooprally for our 1st Rain FReep , he gave us big umbrellas just in case! The shower was quick and luckily not enough to even break out the umbrellas. It was, however, enough to get a rain drop on [Mrs] Trooprally's camera lens at one point. So, when you see a little spot in the middle of a few pictures, you will know the reason! Great pics courtesy of [Mrs] T.
What a day full of surprises for our Westminster FReep! Good company, lots of fun and very eventful. It was a pleasure to have [Mr] & [Mrs] T come out and bring a special FReeper, PrezUSA222. I've seen pictures and read about him in the Walter Reed AAR's, but it was an honor to stand along side this young man who has joined the Army. PrezUSA was very talkative and didn't mind engaging the moonbats! He was wise beyond his 21 years of age. It was nice to have Lurker Bill join us and although quiet, he is a good one to banter with the moonbats too. The moonbats outnumbered us in quantity, but not in spirit and energy. There were 11 to 6 of us. Donald joined us right before the moonbats showed up. Brad Brown, founder of Carroll County Progressives was back in town after a long absence. Cant say we missed him or his sign, but someone followed him around with a sign Im sure he didnt like, as you can see in the right hand picture up above!
BELOW LEFT: RockerMom2MyHero (Me) unfurling USA flag
BELOW RIGHT: PrezUSA222's 1st Westminster FReep/Rally
BELOW LEFT: [Mr] T
BELOW RIGHT: Lurker Bill
BELOW LEFT: PrezUSA, RockerMom and Donald
BELOW RIGHT: Rain drop on PrezUSA and RockerMom!
We received our usually generous amount of beeps, waves and thumbs up. It was uplifting to see the GoArmy.com car go by with soldiers dressed in their Army fatigues. They showed their appreciation once by shouting HOO AHH and then beeping and waving the 2nd time by. It was equally uplifting to see a Marine car drive by as the Marine shouted "SEMPER FI". A sailor dressed in uniform came up to each of us to say thank you and shook our hands. I've said it before, but these are the special moments that make our FReeps worthwhile. The brave heroes that we support letting us know how much they appreciate us being there.
It's also heartwarming when a family member comes up to thank us and share their story, as one lady did. Her niece served in Kuwait. It was naturally difficult for her to share her story, but we heard the love and pride she had for her niece as she told us how many peoples lives she had touched. We expressed our gratitude and some kind words. An Army Vet dropped by and come to find out, he had joined us for our very first FReep/Rally back in October of 2007. We all thanked him for his service, shook hands and he might join us sometime. A big highlight of the day was the swarm of bikers riding through Westminster as we waved to all of them and they waved back. What a roar this big pack of awesome bikes made, especially when a few of them revved their engines! Very cool!
Onto the "Priceless" portion! This particular guy came up to PrezUSA and me and thanked us for being there. He heard our bantering and told us that we should just tone it down and not waste our time with the moonbats. Well, now we know why he wanted us to tone it down. He wanted to save some of the bantering for himself! He had walked off and then came back carrying a neon green sign rolled up. He walked over to the other side and unrolled his sign. No photo shopping necessary for these pictures! This is the funniest, most entertaining thing we have seen in all of our Westminster FReeps/Rallies! Clueless Morons = Priceless!!! After a little while, the guy and the the moonbats were getting a little heated but then the guy walked across to our side as we talked to him and thanked him for giving us some laughs! It was time for us to wrap it up for the day. A fun, eventful and great FReep/Rally!
BELOW: Moonbats setting up
BELOW LEFT: Brad Brown, hiding behind sign with 2 other moonbats
BELOW RIGHT: Brad comes out of hiding
BELOW LEFT: V for Victory!
BELOW RIGHT: Many moonbats
BELOW: Clueless Morons = Priceless!
2ND AND LAST SATURDAY 1-3pm
Please join us if you can. We especially need extra boots on the corner, on the 2nd and last Saturday of each month, when we counter protest the moonbats. Due to prior plans, we will not be in Westminster on July 12th but will return on July 26th. Have a safe and Happy 4th of July! The Westminster Gathering/FReep is located on the east side of E. Main Street opposite the library at 50 East Main Street. There is public parking on Winters Street. Follow the signs.
Please ping this priceless piece! LOL
DC Chapter ping. Definitely priceless!
You guys rock!
Real good AAR. Since I was holding down our left flank way up the street I missed out on some of the small details. Thanks. And our “Clueless Morons” friend was great.
Now that is priceless
Very smart of the guy to come up with that sign.
A good laugh to be had for sure.
Keep up the good work.
Send your regards to RockerMom2MyHero. I can’t take credit. I wasn’t there.
PING to #6
Thanks, we try!
Thanks [Mr] T. I somehow thought more was going on towards your end and then when you reflect, you seem to remember the small details. I appreciate you coming out to join in the fun. Yes, our “Cluless Morons” friend was awesome!
Thank you [Mrs] T. It was great to see you again and what a time to come out to see “Clueless Morons” friend following Stern and the others around until they realized it! Terrific company and day!
Thanks for the ping Buford and thanks for the compliment beachn4fun!
I had a long conversation with one guy who was a local street walker. After his buddy brought his beer, he soon disappeared. He was questioning some of the problems the biased MSM put out and I just told him our side. He was actually more of a distraction since I couldn’t wave to the cars. Lurker Bill was close by and handled the cars, and with you all further down, you caught some of them also.
Every time I see that sign I have to laugh to myself.
And PRICELESS is right!!!
Brad’s a little advanced in years for that hiardo isn’t he? Or was that actually Phil Spector?
Sometimes, you just gotta call a spade a spade.
It’s nice to have extra of us so while one person is handling one thing, another can handle the other stuff. I had a hard time concentrating with all that was going on, but it was a great day!
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