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bluescribbler

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20. Thanks, jarhead
Sat Jun 27, 2020, 10:36 PM
Jun 2020

I served in the Navy during the Vietnam war. I served two cruises to the "hostile fire zone:, but because I was at sea, I also never was shot at. Like you, I am uncomfortable when people "thank" me for my sacrifice. It would have been nice to get some of that recognition when I returned. Didn't happen until they needed cannon fodder for Iraq and Afghanistan. I also still live by the oath I swore on that January day in 1969.

Semper Fi!

Never evoke me again [View all] Soph0571 Jun 2020 OP
Amen! n/t handmade34 Jun 2020 #1
GOd dam right. GOP members, all 50 million of you have ONE DAY to denounce Eliot Rosewater Jun 2020 #2
Wow.. Good, Word is Getting OUT! It's called Treason! TY Soph! Cha Jun 2020 #3
Dan Rather is right again. calimary Jun 2020 #12
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The Answer Is "ALL OF THE ABOVE" nt smb Jun 2020 #34
Shout it out, Brother. sarge43 Jun 2020 #4
yes a t-shirt! FreddyWhite Jun 2020 #25
Bravo Zulu, brother Aviation Pro Jun 2020 #5
The Lincoln Project: Donald Trump will defend a Confederate statue but not an American soldier. Starfury Jun 2020 #6
Wow, they didn't waste any time stopwastingmymoney Jun 2020 #8
Daaaaaaaaaaaaaaayum. calimary Jun 2020 #13
"Trump stands by the troops... FailureToCommunicate Jun 2020 #17
I hope this story gets enough coverage in the media AlexSFCA Jun 2020 #7
I always feel a little weird when people say "Thanks for your service"... Wounded Bear Jun 2020 #9
Maybe nobody shot at you leftieNanner Jun 2020 #11
Humility is a good thing so seldom held up today. It makes us mentally healthy. GulfCoast66 Jun 2020 #18
Thanks, jarhead bluescribbler Jun 2020 #20
I respond with tazkcmo Jun 2020 #30
He is a traitor and domestic enemy threat. Every day. Evolve Dammit Jun 2020 #10
Can we call it collusion yet ? Captain Zero Jun 2020 #14
Remember a news story that wnylib Jun 2020 #29
Agreed. At minimum, so compromised as to be in their pocket. Other Gopers as well. Evolve Dammit Jun 2020 #33
K&R MustLoveBeagles Jun 2020 #15
About. Face. Fritz Walter Jun 2020 #16
Yes! I agree! FreddyWhite Jun 2020 #24
K&R x1000 Why did trump let Putin put a bounty on US Troops? whttevrr Jun 2020 #19
The chances of Dump fleeing to Russia just went up ten fold. roamer65 Jun 2020 #21
Where's that picture of comrade trump saluting the N Korean general? captain queeg Jun 2020 #22
Powerful!! FreddyWhite Jun 2020 #23
K&R -nt Ohio Joe Jun 2020 #27
This message was self-deleted by its author Rainbow Droid Jun 2020 #28
But his impeachment and show trial taught him a big lesson. NCjack Jun 2020 #32
This message was self-deleted by its author Rainbow Droid Jun 2020 #37
Congress should determine the time period the bounties were paid, the NCjack Jun 2020 #31
Excellent! Can't help but wonder about 4th of July parade? tazmaniac Jun 2020 #35
k&r n/t lordsummerisle Jun 2020 #36
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