Kerry Had It Easy In Nam

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Kerry Had It Easy In Nam

Postby wilkey » Fri Aug 13, 2004 10:20 am

Speaking as a former reservist, (National Guard), it was plenty tough back here in the states. I recall the day in north central Oklahoma when we were trained on how to detect landmines. Though I thought it a bit hilarious that such a prospect existed in our region of service, we were assured that the OSU student body held many subversives. We were warned of the potential threat that the street in front of Eskimo Joes could have dangerous mines planted by students. At the time we were not aware of radical students like David Flick who made up the student body. (David is a known supporter of BWA.)
The liberal Arizona Senator had it easy in the Hanoi Hilton. After all, why did they call it the Hilton? Meanwhile we had to live in the summer heat camped out while waiting for the first sergent to appear illegally with candy bars, cokes and luke warm beer. Kerry's Viet Nam was less vicious than our camps. I still recall the porn show in the barracks down the row....they even charged admission. ( I didn't attend). Drunks almost started a riot on the last night. Now, I ask, who do you call to stop the National Guard from rioting?
Meanwhile, President Bush was walking beside other prominent citizens, Dallas Cowboys and etc. to protect us from the invasion of central Texas by Charlie and Jane Fonda.
While Kerry was cursin in that boat, (I saw Apocalypse Now where they were skiing behind the boats), we reservists were protecting the states from a full assault.
Bush advocates attack Kerry's service yet failed to mention the heroism of the President. While the President was transferred to the deep South to explain to locals that the GOP was really not like the Demos who favored civil rights, he was also serving as a pilot. Few remember the immense threat Peurto Rico was at the time.
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Postby wilkey » Sun Aug 15, 2004 8:07 am

Reward enough that someone read it and understood it!
Tomorrow I journey to Austin to the Texas Freedom Network's conference on religion and the media. TFN monitors the Religious Right and make a living doing so. I hope to get them to deputize me be a rep at Jerry Falwell's big bash in Lufkin. I thought you might want to buy a table for myself, thy, and several others. Its only $500 a group.
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Wilkey, you must read the Vanity Fair article

Postby fox » Sun Aug 15, 2004 5:12 pm

See my today's post to that effect.

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