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The Cost Of Freedom=Blood!

Original post made by Rush, Foothill Knolls, on Jun 16, 2009

Since my "RUSH" thread got hijacked, I thought this nasty war topic could continue here:

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Posted by Wow
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 16, 2009 at 12:15 am

Hey Rush, good call..

You forgot the Link..

Web Link

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Posted by unclehomerr..
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 16, 2009 at 8:49 am

Rush forgets the link and Wow provides it?? Looks like one poster with 2 names.

This crap doesn't belong here... don't buy Canadian gore pictures.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 16, 2009 at 9:08 am

Web Link END the war

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Posted by Gene
a resident of Del Prado
on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:01 am

"This crap doesn't belong here"

Homer, Your crap was way out of line dude!

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Posted by mac
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:22 am

RUSH - Like it or not it was the 'intentional' bombing of the Twin Towers that has led to this war that results in "unintentional casualties. And by the way, why not google pictures of the dead from the Twin Towers...oh, um, that's not possible since the people were obliterated!

What a dolt!

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Posted by Freedom is never free
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2009 at 8:58 am

unclehomerr and mac - stand tall. We need clear thinkers.

The peddlers of leftist propaganda astound me. If we are not willing to fight islamic extremists on their turf, they will gladly take their game to ours -- NEVER, EVER FORGET SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.

Whenever the world has a problem of any magnitude, who do they call? The "can't do" U.N.? The E.U.?, Russia? China? Japan? North Korea? Any Latin American state? Any African state? Any Middle East state? Iran?

No, who do they call? For any serious heavy lifting, they ALWAYS CALL the good ol' U. S. of A.

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Posted by Freedom is never free
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2009 at 12:20 pm

"Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events."

-Sir Winston Churchill

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Posted by unclehomerr..
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Years ago, I had an original piece of political art. It was several weathered and whitewashed boards.. burned enough to make burn marks on top and bottom. There were 6 handmade nails in it, with rusted barbed wire wound around them in the form of a Star of David. It had the words 'NEVER AGAIN' burned into the wood under the Star.

I'm not Jewish.. but, I'd well up with a tear every time I concentrated on that piece.

Today.. I've got a decal on my truck honoring the firefighters who lost their lives on 9-11 [not nine-one-one, people!] and the comment.. 'Let's Roll' under it. I won't forget.

I had dinner, a month ago, with a retired Nassau County cop who lost a brother [NYPD cop] at the twin towers. Discussing it today, he was nearly as disturbed as he must've been nearly 8 years ago.

There are just some things we never forget. And some things too trivial to remember.. like many of the comments and pettiness here.

Thanks for the encouraging words. Can't speak for mac, but I was ready to 'pack it in' tonight. I think I'll stick around a little longer and try to be a 'clear thinker'. TNX..


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Posted by mac
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm

I, too, give up then come back...give up then come back. Hopeful that there are still sentinals of freedom amongst us willing to continue to 'stand for something'.

That Churchill quote is chilling/thought provoking. Try as we might, we do lose control of the detail that enwraps our missions.

And who can deny that the campaign being waged against us it not already being brought to our own soil. Keep your eyes and ears opened.

I'll be there standing tall...for my children, and theirs. For my country and what we stand for (or did). For the values that have taken a beating in recent years. For the character of my countrymen and women who, though they vehemently disagree with the HOW, seemingly concur as to WHY we are here, existing as we do for one and for all.

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