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Wednesday, June 02, 2004


Great Email

Forwards are often a waste of time. This one from my Dad, however, is good so I thought I'd share the joy.

>"Dear Civilians, "
>We know that the current state of affairs in our great nation have many
>civilians up in arms and excited to join the military. For those of you
>can't join, you can still lend a hand.
>Here are a few of the areas where we would like your assistance:
>"1) The next time you see an adult talking (or wearing a hat) during the

>playing of the National Anthem---kick their ass.
>"2) When you witness, firsthand, someone burning the American Flag in
>protest---kick their ass.
>"3) Regardless of the rank they held while they served, pay the highest
>amount of respect to all veterans. If you see anyone doing otherwise,
>quietly pull them aside and explain how these veterans fought for the
>freedom they bask in every second. Enlighten them on the many sacrifices

>these veterans made to make this Nation great. Then hold them down while
>disabled veteran kicks their ass.
>"4) (GUYS) If you were never in the military, DO NOT pretend that you
>Wearing battle dress uniforms (BDUs), telling others that you used to be

>"Special Forces," and collecting GI Joe memorabilia, might have been
>when you were seven years old. Now, it will only make you look stupid..
>"5) Next time you come across an Air Force member, do not ask them, "Do
>fly a jet?" Not everyone in the Air Force is a pilot. Such ignorance
>deserves an ass-kicking (children are exempt).
>"6) If you witness someone calling the US Coast Guard 'non-military,
>them of their mistake---then kick their ass.
>"7) Roseanne Barr's singing of the National Anthem is not a blooper---it
>a disgrace and disrespectful. Laugh, and sooner or later, your ass will
>"8) Next time Old Glory (the US flag) prances by during a parade, get on

>your damn feet and pay homage to her by placing your hand over your
>Quietly thank the military member or veteran lucky enough to be carrying

>her---of course, failure to do either of those could earn you a severe
>"9) What Jane Fonda did during the Vietnam War makes her the enemy. The
>proper word to describe her is 'traitor.' Just mention her nomination
>"Woman of the Year" and get your ass kicked.
>"10) Don't try to discuss politics with a military member or a veteran.
>are Americans, and we all bleed the same, regardless of our party
>affiliation. Our Chain of Command is to include our Commander-In-Chief
>(CINC). The President (for those who didn't know) is our CINC regardless
>political party. We have no inside track on what happens inside those
>important buildings where all those representatives meet. All we know is

>that when those civilian representatives screw up the situation, they
>upon the military to go straighten it out. If you keep asking us the
>stupid questions repeatedly, you will get your ass kicked!
>"11) 'Your mama wears combat boots' never made sense to me---stop saying
>If she did, she would most likely be a vet and therefore, could kick
>"12) Bin Laden and the Taliban are not Communists, so stop saying 'Let's
>kill those Commie's!' And stop asking us where he is! Crystal balls are
>standard issue in the military. That reminds me---if you see anyone
>those damn psychic phone numbers, let me know, so I can go kick their
>"13) 'Flyboy' (Air Force), 'Jarhead' (Marines), 'Grunt' (Army), 'Squid'
>(Navy), etc., are terms of endearment we use describing each other.
>you are a service member or vet, you have not earned the right to use
>That could get your ass kicked.
>"14) Last, but not least, whether or not you become a member of the
>military, support our troops and their families. Every Thanksgiving and
>religious holiday that you enjoy with family and friends, please
>that there are literally thousands of soldiers, sailors, airmen and
>far from home wishing they could be with their families. Thank God for
>military and the sacrifices they make every day. Without them, our
>would get its ass kicked."
>"It is the soldier, not the reporter
>who has given us the freedom of the press.
>"It is the soldier, not the poet,
>who has given us the freedom of speech.
>"It is the soldier, not the campus organizer,
>who gives us the freedom to demonstrate.
>"It is the soldier who salutes the flag,
>who serves beneath the flag, and
>whose coffin is draped by the flag,
>who allows the protester to burn the flag."
>(Authored by:) [edited for privacy]
>(Please pass this on so I won't have to kick your ass!) (LOL)
>"If you can read this, thank a teacher"
>"If you are reading it in English, thank a veteran."


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