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April 2 2008 at 9:44 AM
Mike Whicker  (Login Son-of-Rosie)
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Frank:

I deleted your post with all due respect to you, and not because I don't agreee with it. I deleted it for two reasons

1. It is a political statement and this is not the appropriate forum.

2. I deleted your post because the statement we hear so often, "I support the troops but not the war," is considered by the vast majority of troops as a slap in the face. The war is the mission that they are devoted to -- again, I'm talking about the vast majority. They consider that statement, which they hear so often, as a sardonic oxymoron, and a laughable, but sad two-faced proclamation.

This is not my opinion. We have three LST Memorial members who have fought in Iraq -- two have just returned, and Dean Bruce is in Iraq now. The sentiments above are their sentiments, not mine.

With all due respect.

Mike Whicker


 
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