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Old enough to remember Rosie

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by U201491, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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  2. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    But, she would never wear it! And God Knows, neither would I!! :rofl1:
     
  3. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, its pretty funny.
    My mom & grandmother worked in the shipyards building liberty ships.
    Kind of brought back memories.
     
  4. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    Oh God!! I saw the title to this thread and I immediately thought of this:

    rosie.jpg

    Then this:

    0_21_rosie450.jpg

    I think I need to get out more...
     
  5. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    True that...
     
  6. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    This was the original poster

    Rosie-We can Do it..jpg

    Rosie-We can Do it..jpg
     
  7. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    My adopted Grandmother, Viola, standing all of 4' 11" was a Rosie the Riveter, in Bremerton, WA shipyards, WWII. I knew what they were in 1964, and still have deep gratitude, for all the "home team" that enabled our men to go off to the two theaters of War.

    Anybody that does not understand why they were called "The Greatest Generation" are simply ignorant, either by nature, or more likely, Progressive Communist Educators.

    Opps did I say Progressive Communist Educators, how redundant. Feel free to remove Either, (1) Progressive or (2) Communist. Having both there is, redundant, and repeating the point at hand. :)

    philip
     
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  8. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    Those who think that was the greatest generation have a concept of history that has all the depth of a kiddy pool.
    It is the generation that after witnessing fascism and communism voted in the kind of politicians that would get this country going in the same direction.
    It is the generation that put LBJ in office.
     
  9. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    Amen to that boondocks :thumbup:
     
  10. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    It wasnt the generation of the 40's that did that, it was the voting generation of the 60' that did that.
    That is when the country began to capsize.
     
  11. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    Here we go. Another one that believe we should have supported Henry Ford and Thomas Edison and their agreements with the Nazis. There's a good chance that Neville Chamberlin is your hero as well. Do you also think that all Americans deserved to be governed by Obama? How about 9-11? Bet you're in the crowd that says we deserved that.

    And let me guess, you also believe that anyone who serves in the military is a mercenary or an idiot. Do you also believe that the human race doesn't deserve to exist? You sound like one of those that simply can't acknowledge the good in people.

    Sorry if this is off topic for the thread. I just can't sit idly by while someone tries to pi$$ on the reputation of those that fought hard to preserve our country and our way of life. I get tired of this kind of crap.
     
  13. 2506

    2506 Seattle Well-Known Member

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    Right. Because back then, socialism didn't include the GI Bill or the VA Loan program.
     
  14. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    You are absolutely correct.
     
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  15. peetar

    peetar Kitsap County Active Member

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    Gi bill is not socialism. GI bill is compensation for service to your country. VA loans are not socialism either. They are loans that are to be paid back.

    Socialism is a centrally planned economy by a Federal beaurocracy. Socialism is when income inequality is pronounced and wealth is redistributed to lower classes via confiscatory taxes and fees. Basically what we have now.

    Administration of a government chiefly through bureaus or departments staffed with nonelected officials. FDA, IRS, NSA, DOL, etc. Ad Nauseum.
     
  16. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    After WWI, our Government said to the Veterans of the War to End all WARS, "give us some time, to get it back together, and we will give you the Bonus you rightfully deserve"

    2506, please Wiki the Bonus Army, and see how the Fathers & Mothers of the Greatest Generation were Treated.

    And yet, the Greatest Generation, when called to service, SERVED.

    Have you SERVED your Country? When, Where, How?

    Also, was not this thread discussing "Rosie the Riveter"??? Which part of staying on topic do you not understand????

    just curious,

    philip
    SERVICE to my Country: 09/1968 to 08/1971, Enlistment, US ARMY Age: 17.5 years old, Serving at Age 18.
     
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    simon99 Central Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Al you have to do is ask yourselves.....

    If we could rewind back to 1940, when the Nazis were running over Europe like a freight train and we had our current Administration with Obama at the helm, where would the country be today?

    Personally, my German is a little rusty.
     
  18. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    Hey PiratePast 40, standing up to protect a thread, is on topic to the thread, IMHO. :D

    It is the Progressive Liberal Communist Educated Trolls, that side track threads.

    Opps, Did I say Progressive Liberal Communist Educated ??? There I go again with redundancy, feel free to ommit One of the Three bolded words above...

    philip
    I knew Several Other Rosie the Riveters, besides my Adopted Grandmother. They All Had ONE thing in common, they would Not take the shatTalk of 2506 & their ilk.

    my Adopted GrandMother did Not Have to Adopt me, she Knew I needed A Grandmother in my life... My Maternal & Paternal were dead, I never met them.

    But Grandma Viola had the hutzpah, to Stand up to Two Secret Service men, who did My Security Clearance BackGround Check. She Spoke LOUDLY, in her soft Voice, of how Patriotic I was, I only share that as "her Story" of her GrandSon.
     
  19. peetar

    peetar Kitsap County Active Member

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    It is quite hilarious though how the lib-douches never hang around to elaborate on their ridiculous statements.
     
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  20. BoonDocks36

    BoonDocks36 Oregon, in the boondocks Christian. Conservative. Male.

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    peetar, our new job, is keep on track, if they come & ~go~ that is another issue. Think of it like Glenn Beck's dog, currently experiencing a high level of Flactulance... But just open the windows, the Air Clears...

    on Topic, that was one smoking hot photo, of the model for the Poster!!!!

    philip
     
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