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Posted: Thursday, December 13, 2007 10:00 pm

A Lodi insurance company went the extra mile and gave one month's free auto insurance to a local soldier who received a Purple Heart after being wounded in Iraq.

An impromptu decision by Brooke Insurance and Financial Services owner Barbara Cheney led to Brennan Beck saving almost $300.

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  • posted at 1:43 am on Mon, Dec 17, 2007.


    Dr Michael Savage made the diagnosis" Liberalism is a mental disease. "Red Diaper Doper Babies" are older now and are still whining. Waaah!

  • posted at 2:25 pm on Sat, Dec 15, 2007.


    Wow I think I actually like what cogito wrote. I guess when it doesnt concern Franklin high I can stand him. As for you lib4ever, god how much war for oil blah blah blah can we hear. Get over that argument it isnt working. You whining liberals just cant seem to understand that you would be the first people these crazies would come after if they had the chance. God why even bother you are a self admitted liberal for life. Tell your family I feel sorry for them.

  • posted at 5:18 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    P.S. Lib, can you give me the name of a single person who "tried valiantly to prevent this war for oil"? Please, just one!

  • posted at 5:15 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Hey "LIB4EVER", why don't you set an example for us by giving this hero something yourself. Or are you a true liberal and only know how to spend other peoples money. You know it's a cold day outside when you see a liberal walking down the street with his hands in his own pockets. Liberals are the ones who whine the most, yet contribute the least.

  • posted at 3:06 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Im glad to see that this young soldier has returned safely from the same combat zone I myself just returned from. Stay safe big guy, stay strong.

  • posted at 1:40 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Bring home our troops? We either take the fight to them, or they bring the fight to us. We have freedom and the AMerican ideals to defend. How soon you liberals forget about the world trade center.

  • posted at 12:59 pm on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Did Brookes insurance pay for the 28 policy or did they just give him a BINDER and hope he doesn't have a claim in the next 28 days! LOL

  • posted at 11:05 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Hold it Citzen! The real studs are all of the people who tried valiantly to prevent this unjust war for oil. Facts show that Mr.Beck is more of a victim of policy gone very wrong. One months free car insurance is certainly a slap in the face to those who serve, especially the wounded and dead. I say give Mr. Beck whatever he needs for the rest of his life. And while we're at it, let's get our men and women out of harms way by bringing the troops home now!

  • posted at 8:09 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Welcome home Brennan! Thank you for doing what your doing. Enjoy your stay home and be safe when you go back.

  • posted at 7:35 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Way to go buddy! Hope you stay safe, and have a Merry Christmas. Hope to see you soon! Thanks for everything you do for us! :-)

  • posted at 7:32 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Please give this young soldier who highly deserves it, a free month of electricity too! As much as you're robbing everyone, I'm sure if you quit giving yourselves raises or ditch your wining and dining for a couple weeks, this man along with others can have a more comfortable living.

  • posted at 6:59 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Your Grandma is very pround of you and thank God for people like Brooke Insurance, there "are" some wonderful people left in this world. Thank you, Brennan, for what you do and why you do what you do. Carlla Limbaugh

  • posted at 5:23 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    I also thank you, Brennan, for your selfless service to the USA and her citizens. Also, my thanks go to Barbara Cheney for showing her appreciation for his service.

  • posted at 4:52 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    This soldier deserves this plus more. Just joining the Army is great, but getting deployed and the purple heart is extrodinary. I am a soldier set to deploy in May to Afghanistan, so I like to see people getting recogniton for what they do. Although its only 28 days that was still generous of the insurance company, so thanks.

  • posted at 4:41 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Thank you, young man, for fighting and keeping our freedoms for us. Merry Christmas to you and your family and loved ones.

  • posted at 4:27 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    for all of your service for our country Brennan. Not enough people realize what you really do and thank you Cheney for recognizing his heroism.

  • posted at 3:55 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Hey all you liberal bloggers take a long look at a real stud. This guy is only 20 and he has done more for this country than the majority us including myself. Thanks for everything. There is no way we could thank you enough.

  • posted at 3:10 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    A few hundred, thousand, or million dollars... they're spare change compared with the sacrifices being made everyday by our men in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • posted at 2:52 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Welcome home and thank you for all you did and what you had to endure. You being home for Christmas is a great gift to your Mom, Dad, and Laura.

  • posted at 1:43 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2007.


    Yea! Happy Happy story!!!!!



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