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  • BBTFan BBTFan Jul 5, 2004 3:19 PM Flag

    Happy 4th to the board

    And let's remember the men and women of our armed forces who are courageously and sacrificially protecting our freedoms as well as freedoms of others.


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    • "And let's remember the men and women of our armed forces who are courageously and sacrificially protecting our freedoms as well as freedoms of others." Fan

      Protecting our freedoms?We are inciting greater hatred by the rest of the world for this nation with our naked brute force aggression invading other countries to preserve our selfish way of life for our SUV gasoline consumption.If only Americans would wake up to the reason why 9/11 occurred.We have ethnically cleansed a nation since 1948,the Palestinians,and we are surprised when their fellow Arab brothers come back at us with aggression?Man we've been arming the Israelis with the world's best technological arms,and they have systematically for 55 years slaughtered Palestinian men,women,and children.Yet Israelis and Americans wonder why Palestinians are willing to blow themselves up to rebuff the aggressors?Wake up America,aggression breeds aggression,and we continue to invite more teerrorism to our own soil due to foolish terroristic foreign policy.The 9/11 terrorists were Saudi nationalists,yet we use that as an excuse to invade Afghanistan to build an oil pipeline thru their country for the world's oil cartel,and then Iraq to preserve the oil fields for our selfish way of life with our oil consumption.Blood for oil?Shame on US.Protecting freedoms.....what a joke.

    • You're still Beetle Bailey, rw. Even in your advanced age, still with an adolescent mind not ready for more responsibility. And once in a while, somebody has to be the Sgt. to affectionately pound on you a little, to teach you a lesson or two, or at least keep you in your place of duty.

      What do you know about what wins wars? I can tell from your praddle you've never experienced the chaos, the mess, the complex cussedness of a real combat engagement. You would remember shitting in your pants at least once and would not yap too unkindly of those who want to keep such engagements from happening in the first place while looking for better ways to settle differences.

      And words? Seems to me you can't read and write very well; seems you can only handle a few simple short words in short simple sentences. If everyone were as simpleminded as you, we might be up in trees still -- I can hear you saying: living in trees is whut I wus taught and it gits me mad when anybody talks about going down and running around on the ground. You may say Patriots is dem thats do as they is told and stays in the trees. But I say the Patriots -- apart from certain special circumstances -- are sometimes also the ones who say hell no, I'm going to jump down from the trees and go on a mission to seek out new worlds and boldly go where you say I'm not supposed to go. While this sometimes is not a productive approach, especially for enlisted men, especially during a battle; it is in the longer run and over a wider perspective the approach which wins the bigger struggles. And we must keep encouraging the foolish seekers who jump down from the trees and try to walk on two, even if they end up falling flat on their faces -- they are more important to our future than you.

      Beetle, PFC Plato is the one who just might get promoted to the officers' planning room for his mind. But not you. PFC Killer might get promoted to public relations and recruitment, to put his seductive charms to wider use. But not you. At least do better than Zero: exercise yer mind.

    • RW & Stil,
      Rmember the old saying: non carborundum illigitimus.
      (with apologies to real latin scholars)


    • And Spain is better off for it.

      There is some Chinese proverb about a mouse chewing on the emperor's throne until the throne collapses and the emperor falls off. Real strength is not seen by the eye of the unwise beholder -- that's another Chinese proverb I think.

    • Yeah Spain is now drifting further back into socialist leadership, which truly believe that you can say I'm sorry to people who will behead you like we swat flies. Yeah they are better off for sure. Not!!!!!!!!!!! Ya see asparagus, during the wuss Clinton admin the mouse chewed on American interests 7 times. 7 times wuss Clinton promised he wud hunt the perps down and destroy them. In between bin ladin saw a few misssiles lobbed at aspirin factories in between missiles lobbed at a blue dress. America is weak said he, if we hit them big time they will not respond, our mouse will nibble all the way thru that throne finally. So he did hit us. So a leader of strength said after one hit, no more. Chinese proverbs won't work anymore. That leader used force and might. Real strength was seen by the towel heads. Just like Japan Germany Russia. They understood force and might. Now in the middle east we have Isreal, Afghanistan, Iraq as free countries. We have Libya backing down. We have the people of Iran demanding an end to terror. With only Iran and Syria left the mouses are falling. Real strength if not seen by the eyes of beholders, or you, is seen by a majority of americans who will not let our country be led by a couple liberal socialist wusses, who have promised to apologize to the UN, the most corrupt org in the world. Can you say oil for food/Russia Germany France/UN? Btw BBandT is still not for sale.

    • Even Franco eventually realized that brute power is a form of weakness.

    • Now the colors come out�. Sounds like I hit the nail on the head on all counts. There is a raw nerve exposed.

      You need to go back to your unread books and start a 3rd career�. it�s called a life. Oh, and by the way, your last line� �I wiped my ass with people like you��. Now that took some brain muscle to come up with� did Bobby-Joe in 3rd grade use that on you or is that your �post� college education coming out?

      To all, on this board, who have had to endure this non-sense, my apologies. I will try not to acknowledge this idiot anymore. It hurts my head to try and "think" down on his level.

    • Gud grief asparagus, Spain was just hit after last election in which the wuss won and promised no Spain involvement in the war on terror! The 72 virgin lovers beat a country which folded.

    • "When any General shows weakness the bullies will attack. Ask Spain."

      Is this a reference to Franco? Doesn't make any sense. Can you explain?

    • Alas, time for bed.

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