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  • Remembering Rich Blumenthal's Vietnam Deception

    01/16/2017 5:37:17 AM PST · by george76 · 12 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 16, 2017 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Senate smear never paid a price for claiming he served. In the confirmation hearings for Jeff Sessions, president-elect Donald Trump’s choice for Attorney General, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Democrat, proceeded as though David Horowitz had been the AG choice. David Horowitz was not present but Blumenthal cited his statements that all the major Muslim organizations are connected to the Muslim Brotherhood, that 80 percent of the mosques in America are filled with hate against Jews, and that too many blacks are in prison because too many blacks commit crimes. Senator Blumenthal, an attorney, had not taken the trouble to investigate...
  • Video: Police cruiser smashed in post-Donald Trump rally protest in Costa Mesa, about 20 arrested

    04/29/2016 9:29:38 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 66 replies
    O.C. Register (Orange County) ^ | April 28, 2016: updated April 29,2016 | Chris Haire, Scott Schwebe,& Martin WISCKOL
    <p>Demonstrators jumped on a Costa Mesa police car, breaking out the windows and attempting to turn it over, as tensions escalated after a Donald Trump rally.</p> <p>Orange County Sheriff’s deputies were threatening to arrest hundreds who filled an intersection chanting, “Whose streets? Our streets!” as a large crowd poured out of Pacific Amphitheatre...</p>
  • Patriot Guard motorcyclist in funeral procession struck, dies at hospital

    03/29/2016 8:27:58 AM PDT · by Da Bilge Troll · 17 replies
    KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis ^ | March 28, 2016 | Alex Fees
    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - At Archway Memorial Chapel in Hazelwood, owner Kenneth McGhee had nothing but good things to say about the Patriot Guard Riders, a volunteer motorcycle group that escorts funeral processions for fallen service members. "Very kind people, very diligent," McGhee said. "They are very dignified and very proud of the service they provide for fellow veterans." McGhee was particularly distressed to learn that a 64-year-old Patriot Guard Rider was struck by a vehicle and killed in south St. Louis County Monday while escorting a procession that originated at his funeral home. "Until we learned the...
  • An Impressive Young Man (Vanity)

    07/01/2014 1:52:54 PM PDT · by South40 · 13 replies
    On yesterdays mission, we were standing a flag line to the entrance of the cemetery waiting on the arrival of the coach. This young man, or should I say, Patriot, was skateboarding down the opposite side of the road. He saw all the flags and just had to check it out. He crossed the highway and came up to Peacekeeper to inquire about all the hub-bub. After Paul Anderson explained what we were doing, Paul invited Andrew to join us which he seemed genuinely exited to do. Andrew stood next to me so I offered him my flag. I...
  • Patriots hitting the pavement

    05/26/2014 2:30:20 PM PDT · by South40
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | May 26, 2014 | Mark Walker
    Sandy “High Pockets” Hart of Santee has racked up 8,000 miles on her Harley-Davidson motorcycle honoring members of the military in this region. ((snip)) The Patriot Guard has grown from a handful of people who came together in 2005 to shelter families of troops killed in Iraq or Afghanistan from Westboro Baptist Church protesters, who claim that battlefield deaths are retribution for acceptance of gays and lesbians. It has since mushroomed to an estimated 300,000 volunteers nationwide, including more than 900 in Southern California. Hart had been a regular with a Harley-Davidson riding club based in San Diego, but all...
  • MILITARY: Patriot Guard Riders’ mission expands

    03/31/2014 12:46:30 PM PDT · by South40 · 11 replies ^ | March 31 2014 | DAVID HOOD
    WASHINGTON — A husky voice gives a call to arms at Arlington National Cemetery and a row of nine bikers in jeans and leather vests salutes in unison as six Marines lift a coffin adorned with an American flag. The men don’t know the deceased or his family. But the uniforms — military and motorcycle — the thousands of white gravestones and the Stars and Stripes deeply connect the small gathering.((snip)) “We don’t care what you ride or if you ride, what your political views are, or whether you’re a hawk or a dove. It is not a requirement that...
  • Kickstands up! ’2 Million Bikers’ participants head to D.C. for 9/11 [photos]

    09/09/2013 6:07:40 AM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 9/9/2013
    The ride is on. As Twitchy reported yesterday, organizers of the 9/11 2 Million Bikers to D.C. march are moving forward despite reportedly being denied an event permit. Riders across the country are tweeting that their kickstands are up and their motors are revving up. Safe travels to all. SWEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET!!!!!!!!!!!! @kinsman59: Iron Horses on the move for America… 2MBIKERS #tcot #Syria— Prudence (@dennygirltwo) September 09, 2013 Only 30 hours til #kickstands up in #Louisville!! #2MillionBikersToDC @michellemalkin @HDWashington #patriots — JODI RAYBORN (@RaybornsWifey) September 09, 2013 groups are already on their way. American soil is feeling vibrations of patriots...
  • Bikers Escort Cody Alicea To School ( Two Videos )

    11/15/2010 7:36:32 PM PST · by george76 · 25 replies
    redstate ^ | November 15th , 2010 | Caleb Howe
    Remember that student who was told to take the American flag off of his bike because tolerance or racism or George Bush or whatever? Yeah. Try telling that to all of these folks, California. For those without video, 13 year old Cody Alicea was escorted to Denair Middle School by veterans and bikers, all proudly flying the American flag on their bikes
  • North Georgia Freepers - Please support this young man and his family (Patriot Guard)

    02/21/2010 6:10:29 AM PST · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 1 replies · 198+ views
    Me | 2/21/10 | GeorgiaDawg32
    If you're able, please support his young man and his family. Staging at the funeral home in Canton, Georgia on 2/23 at 7:45 a.m. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Pfc. Jason H. Estopinal, 21, of Dallas, Ga., died Feb. 15 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the II Marine Expeditionary Force public affairs office at...
  • State supports vets

    11/10/2009 10:16:22 PM PST · by kathsua · 161+ views
    the Hutchinson News ^ | 11/10/09 | JERRY MORAN
    On Nov. 11, we observe Veterans Day to honor those who have served our country in the military and protected our way of life. Kansans can be proud that our state has a long history of supporting our country's veterans in gratitude for their service. These stories have and will continue to inspire people of our state, and nation, to do great things for those who sacrifice on our behalf. The Veterans Day holiday was founded by one of Kansas' own. Alvin King, of Emporia, proposed that Armistice Day be changed to recognize and honor veterans from all wars and...
  • Patriot Guard Aims For Long Line Honoring Troops (MN)

    09/19/2009 6:21:30 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 16 replies · 1,352+ views ^ | 9/19/09 | AP
    There should be U.S. flags as far as the eye can see at Minnesota's Camp Ripley on Sunday. The Minnesota Patriot Guard says it's aiming for the longest known flag line in honor of military veterans during the base's open house. Flag lines are formed by people holding flags on poles a set distance apart. They are sometimes seen at soldier funerals to provide a buffer between those grieving and protesters. Patriot Guard members, many of whom ride motorcycles, are hoping for at least 2,000 participants.
  • Sergeant Charles “Leo” Wilson: MIA Returns home after 59 years [escorted by Patriot Guard Riders]

    08/05/2009 7:49:03 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 7 replies · 829+ views
    America's Independent Party ^ | August 5, 2009 | Elizabeth Young
    Sergeant Charles “Leo” Wilson returns home to Ava, Missouri tonight. He has been escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders. (Thank you!) Ken just heard about this on the way home from work today. Ava is our home town. Upon checking the Funeral Home web page, we discovered that his niece was in our graduating class and Ken worked with his nephew. The funeral will be Saturday and God willing, we will be there. Thanks, once again, to all our veterans and their families. We don't have words to adequately tell how we appreciate your sacrifice. Link below gives more information...
  • Polk will be honored as a hero (Fallen soldier)

    08/04/2009 7:42:05 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 5 replies · 670+ views
    SUN HERALD ^ | Aug 4, 2009 | MARY PEREZ
    GULFPORT — The Patriot Guard Riders are preparing to honor Army Staff. Sgt. Johnny Roosevelt Polk as a hero when he is returned to Gulfport for burial. The Department of Defense Monday said Polk, 39, who grew up in North Gulfport, died July 25 at a German hospital from wounds he suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade on July 23 in Kirkuk, Iraq. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, at Fort Hood, Texas, and died supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Funeral arrangements are incomplete....
  • Attn: N. Ga. Freepers - Patriot Guard Mission(s) update

    06/11/2009 6:20:49 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 5 replies · 355+ views
    Me | 6/11/09 | GeorgiaDawg32
    Mods, please move this thread if it doesn't belong in news. Georgia has been hit hard with the loss of 3 heroes in Afghanistan. All missions are in and around the Atlanta area. Rome, Peachtree City and Gainsville. This means the Guard will be stretched rather thin for all these missions. If any of you can attend, all the PGR mission threads containing details are located in the Georgia Forum. The link is: You need not ride a motorcycle nor do you have to be a member of PGR to participate in honoring these heroes. I'll be going to...
  • N. Ga. Freeper alert - Patriot Guard Mission

    06/10/2009 2:48:02 PM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 9 replies · 349+ views
    Me | 6/10/09 | GeorgiaDawg32
    I know tomorrow is a week day, but if any N. Ga. Freepers are able to attend, it would be greatly appreciated. You need not ride a motorcycle to participate, you can arrive in car or truck: DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 4 near Kapisa, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard,...
  • ARKANSAS FREEP: HONORING PVT Long and PVT Ezeagwula at Little Rock ARMY/NAVY 4PM (1600) TODAY!

    06/04/2009 8:26:16 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 16 replies · 1,955+ views
    SECURE ARKANSAS ^ | 04 JUN 09 | dcbryan1
    In conjuntion with, The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Patriot Guard (AR), and Alerts Secure Arkansas is planning a huge rally to support our military. It will be held on Thursday, June 4th, at 4 p.m., in front of the Army-Navy Recruiting Station at Ashley Square, corner of Reservoir Road and Rodney Parham in Little Rock (. This is an emergency rally to show respect for our troops and let them know we mourn the loss of soldier William Long and the wounding of soldier Quinton Ezeagwula. Please bring your Flags, yellow ribbons, and signs. For more...
  • Attn: SC/GA/TN/AL Freepers - (Patriot Guard Alert)

    05/10/2009 5:55:57 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 15 replies · 974+ views
    Me | 5/10/09 | GeorgiaDawg32
    On Tuesday, May 12, we will be escorting Spec. Ryan C. King from the funeral home in Dallas, Georgia to the National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. Spec. King was killed in action in Afghanistan on May 1. If any FReepers would like to join us for this mission, you are more than welcome. You need not be a PGR member to ride with us, and you need not ride a motorcycle. Staging information for this mission is as follows: TUESDAY May 12 Staging at Ingles Supermarket (270 Merchants Sq. Dallas, GA 30132) at 0900. Kickstands up at 0945 We will...
  • U.S. Marine Pilots Welcomed to Midland by Patriot Guard 12/2/08

    12/04/2008 7:45:23 AM PST · by YellowRoseofTx · 6 replies · 419+ views
    CBS 7 News ^ | December 2, 2008 | Beau Berman
    Midland, Texas - It was a big night at Midland International Airport where marine helicopter units and a local soldier were welcomed home.
  • Patriot Guard on duty: Riders escort Tennessee National Guardsmen leaving for Iraq

    10/28/2008 8:08:18 AM PDT · by SmithL · 4 replies · 735+ views
    Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | 10/28/8 | Kevin McKenzie
    On motorcycles and in a pickup, the Patriot Guard Riders on Monday escorted Spc. Frank Cheatham and more than 100 other soldiers from a Dyersburg armory along their first step to deployment in Iraq. Cheatham, of Hornbeak, Tenn., celebrated his 35th birthday with final hugs to his wife, two daughters, son, mother and sister in the chill morning air. The farewells came early and too quickly for Cheatham and his family. He returned from the Middle East fewer than six months ago, said his wife, Miki, 35. "He left on our anniversary last time," she said. One daughter, Madison, 13,...
  • Counters to Code Pink in Orange County California.

    07/18/2008 9:09:47 PM PDT · by SHATNERFAN1706 · 7 replies · 372+ views
    Several people have been coming regularly to counter the vigil by Code Pink leftists in Orange County California. Some of them are part of the Patriot Guard organization. The Code Pinks come on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM. The vigil is at the Orange Circle, Chapman and Glassell, in the city of Orange California.