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Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« on: September 27, 2013, 07:50:42 PM »
Jim Robinson, owner of Free Republic,  is scheduled to have his right leg amputated this coming Monday.

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2013, 07:52:13 PM »
That is too bad and I wish him well.
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2013, 07:53:02 PM »
Thanks for letting us know.. :0001:

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2013, 08:11:32 PM »
Jim Robinson, owner of Free Republic,  is scheduled to have his right leg amputated this coming Monday.

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Wow, not good. I know he was having a lot of problems with the other one healing. Prayers up.
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2013, 08:51:24 PM »
That's pretty rough.  Prayers for his healing and keeping a strong spirit - prayers too for his caregivers. 
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2013, 05:13:23 PM »
Ugh.  Diabetes is such an insidious disease.  Best wishes to Jim for an uneventful surgery and rehabilitation/recovery.

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2013, 05:18:42 PM »
Wow, some ancient FReepers from my generation checking in on that thread: ANavyVet, Angelwood, Kristinn, Iron Jack.   

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2013, 04:12:55 PM »
Diabetes is why he's in a wheelchair?

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2013, 04:17:02 PM »
Prayers


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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2013, 03:05:10 PM »
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2013, 03:12:29 PM »
Diabetes is why he's in a wheelchair?
Muscular dystrophy is why he's in a chair, plus he had a leg amputated a few years ago.

This is the other leg, probably due to diabetes.

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2013, 04:57:55 PM »
He's in OR. Should take a couple of hours.
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2013, 05:14:15 PM »
Are we now going to get Recovery room and daily updates about a site owner who banned people for not falling all over themselves to endorse Sarah Palin and various other offending views?  What gives? 

So he's not in good health.  Lots of us have gone through major stuff as well.

Pray for Jim Holt of the Gateway Pundit.  A really good guy.

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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2013, 06:48:54 PM »
Pray for Jim Hoft of the Gateway Pundit.  A really good guy.
I'll second that motion. Incidentally, I haven't seen any updates on his condition for over a week (more here).
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2013, 06:56:19 PM »
Are we now going to get Recovery room and daily updates about a site owner who banned people for not falling all over themselves to endorse Sarah Palin and various other offending views?  What gives? 

Because we're better than that.  I can't stand JR, but I wish no ill will or harm to him.
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2013, 07:24:05 PM »
Jim Robinson, owner of Free Republic,  is scheduled to have his right leg amputated this coming Monday.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3071913/posts


Jim and I have had our differences but I still have posting privileges over there although I never make use of them these days, until today that is. I had to post to this thread to let him know that he and his family are in my prayers. 

I wouldn't have known a thing about any of this without your post here Machiavelli so thank you!
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Re: Free Republic owner Jim Robinson scheduled for surgery
« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2013, 08:05:24 PM »
I'll second that motion. Incidentally, I haven't seen any updates on his condition for over a week (more here).


The last I read on the site was that after four procedures and more than four weeks in hospital he *may* look forward to discharge soon.  As always, he thanks his readers and implores their prayers.  (I read he produced the documentary "Hating Breitbart" and has been a tireless leader for the cause of liberty.)


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