Iraqi Vet Joshua Sparling & Freepers Crash Anti-War Bush Bash

For some reason…
The members from Free Republic website stuck out at yesterday’s anti-war bash in Washington DC.


Two men affiliated with the website FreeRepublic.com protest against anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007. (WPN)

Joshua Sparling was there to protest against Jane Fonda and the antiwar protesters!

Joshua Sparling, 25 (center), protests against anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007. Sparling lost his right foot to a roadside bomb in November 2005 in Ramadi, Iraq. (WPN)

You may remember PFC. Joshua Sparling
Michelle Malkin reported this from FOX and Friends back in December 2005:

Lots of readers watched Fox & Friends this morning and e-mailed about the disgusting greeting card a wounded soldier received while hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Hospital.

The card front, decorated with patriotic and holiday stamps, was deceptively innocuous. But, when you take a look inside it says “P.S. DIE”.

According to Kilmeade, who visited Walter Reed on Friday, a US Army soldier named Joshua Sparling received the death wish while recovering from a gunshot wound he received in Ramadi, Iraq. It’s the only Christmas card he received.

Lisa at Two Babes and a Brain was at Walter Reed and recounts the story here.

In an update in December of 2006, Michelle had this on Pfc. Joshua Sparling:

Fox News, bloggers, and talk radio coverage prompted an outpouring of support for Pfc. Sparling. (He received over 8,000 Christmas cards after the story broke last year!)

Now, a year later, he is still at Walter Reed. Pfc. Sparling recently underwent surgery and is recovering from a leg amputation.

But, that did not stop Joshua Sparling from “standing up” for his country yesterday in Washington DC while others were there to trash it.

Michelle Malkin and Free Republic have much more on American hero Joshua Sparling.

Joshua Sparling, 25 (center), protests against anti-war protesters in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007. (WPN)


Chad Longell (center), of Clinton, N.J., protests against anti-war protesters on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007. (WPN)

Google Video has a clip up of Joshua Sparling thanking the Freepers for all of their help, HERE.

HotAir reports tonight that Sparling got spat at during the protest.
Kristinn at Free Republic who was at the protest has more.

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