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IT IS THE SOLDIER... (english)
30 Mar 2003
Modified: 09:57:55 AM
It is the soldier, not the reporter,
who has given us freedom of the press.

It is the soldier, not the poet,
who has given us freedom of speech.
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It is the soldier, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press. It is the soldier, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.
It is the soldier, not the campus organizer,
who has given us the freedom to demonstrate.

It is the soldier, not the lawyer,
who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is the soldier who salutes the flag,
who serves under the flag,
and whose coffin is draped by the flag,
who allows the protester to burn the flag.

Written by Lt. Col. (Rev.) Denis Edward O'Brien,
USMC
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No Soldiers, No Wars (english)
30 Mar 2003
No soldiers, no wars. Simple.
yep (english)
30 Mar 2003
and it is the soldier who is most likely (75+/- %) to be from a lower socio-economic group and/or racial minority.

it is the soldier who fights for the affluent's gasoline, when his friends at home can not afford a car.

it is the soldier who joins the military for a chance to rise up from the poverty that his country has put him in.

it was the soldier who was promised freedom from his master in exchange for battle in the civil war

...and it still is today.
i'm tired of this poem.... (english)
30 Mar 2003
what everyone seems to forget is that none of these things were ever the soldier's idea. and if the soldiers (more specifically, the generals) were to have their way, we would have NONE of these things.

and finally, a soldier only takes orders. soldiers aren't trained to think. they're trained to follow commands, not consider social problems and moral issues.
This country isn't worth the soldiers lives (english)
30 Mar 2003
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Some uninformed lefty wrote:

"and it is the soldier who is most likely (75+/- %) to be from a lower socio-economic group and/or racial minority."

The front line combat troops are overwhelmingly WHITE. So let's put this myth of the heroic Black or Mexican to rest, they are vastly in the minority in the front line troops.

WHITES should not be dying for the New Jew Amerikwa. Let's take our country back from the parasitic Jew!

Earl Turner
See also:
www.govnn.com
Who's a Jew? (english)
30 Mar 2003
Most American "Jews" are are not real Jews.

Most American "Jews" are Caucasian ("white") Ashkenazis who worship counterfeit "money" created out of nothing but fraud and terrorism by the Federal Reserve Corporation and other world banksters who run "our" government.

http://BFI.org

http://egroups.com/group/Time-Energy-Accounting

Otherwise your cartoon of "Jews" (American Zionists) is rather accurate, unfortunately.
See also:
egroups.com/group/JPChance
Re: IT IS THE SOLDIER... (english)
22 Jan 2004
Before I state my claim -I dare you to read & study pre, during and after WW2 - Explore the true reasons before you blame & partake in an inialation of 60 million plus- I am not a Jew, but I am intrigued by human values and the effect of past regression-and as I don't say American, it is because we did not enter ww2 til 1941-as we were asked and then by ultimatum-forced. I am sorry that you havn't delved into more appropriate forums & books and mayby your ancestors who could lead you to a peace this world will never find, because we will always "blame" someone else for "a" problem & never resolve world issues.

True peace will never succeed, due to past regression
Re: IT IS THE SOLDIER... (english)
22 Jan 2004
Before I state my claim -I dare you to read & study pre, during and after WW2 - Explore the true reasons before you blame & partake in an inialation of 60 million plus- I am not a Jew, but I am intrigued by human values and the effect of past regression-and as I don't say American, it is because we did not enter ww2 til 1941-as we were asked and then by ultimatum-forced. I am sorry that you havn't delved into more appropriate forums & books and mayby your ancestors who could lead you to a peace this world will never find, because we will always "blame" someone else for "a" problem & never resolve world issues.