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With Appreciation and Deep Regrets

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by fredball, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    With Deep Regrets!
    Charlie Sheen is 45 and his story is all over the news because he is a substance abuser, an adulterer, sexually promiscuous and obnoxious.
    Lindsay Lohan is 24 and her story is all over the news because she is a celebrity drug addict and a thief.
    The same can be said about drug addict Philip Seymour Hoffman who died with a needle stuck in his arm.
    Something as frivolous as Kim Kardashian's stupid wedding (and short-lived marriage) was shoved down our throats.
    Let’s not forget the thug Michael Brown that was made an angel by our Al Sharpton & Jesse Jackson.
    while...
    Justin Allen, 23
    Brett Linley, 29
    Matthew Weikert, 29
    Justus Bartett, 27
    Dave Santos, 21
    Jesse Reed, 26
    Matthew Johnson, 21
    Zachary Fisher, 24
    Brandon King, 23
    Christopher Goeke, 23 and
    Sheldon Tate, 27...
    ...are all Marines who gave their lives last month for you.
    There is no media for them; not even a mention of their names.
    They were young men who most likely came from rural America seeking a chance to better themselves and to serve this country.
    Honor THEM by sending this on to everyone in your address book . I did, will you?
    Rest In Peace, and THANK YOU, TROOPS. MAYGOD BLESS ALL OF YOU.
     
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  2. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    That email went around 5 years ago.

    Thanks again for your service and again, Rest In Peace.
     
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  3. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Do you personally know all those Marines ?
    If you have nothing postive to add keep it to yourself
     
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  4. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    It is amazing that most (so called Americans)
    don't care to know anything about the men who chose to have the intestinal fortitude to serve their nation.
    For all that serve I call them hero's because they GAS about their country, unlike the celebrity worshipers!!!

    A big SALUTE to you ALL!!!;)
     
  5. rick benjamin

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

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  6. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    When was it that the news was keeping tabs, and reporting, on American soldiers killed in action in our recent wars? Wish they'd do that again. People need to see and hear of the ugliness of what war brings!
     
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  7. evltwn

    evltwn Gold Hill Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I fought with their grandfather's a long time ago in a land far away. Yeah, I believe I know them.
     
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  8. rick benjamin

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

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    Was said that it takes ten to support one.
    No glory for truck drivers...
    Battle of Sangin was 2010, same time as Lt Jeff Clement was there.
    He wrote an enlightening book of his Marines' experience.
    Called "The Lieutenant don't know"