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Re: Happy Vicksburg Day

Michael P. Olbrisch wrote:
> Roland D Stiner wrote:
> > My thanks to all the UNION soldiers and President Lincoln, who kept
> > America united and who defeated the armies supporting Slavocracy.
> >
> > Roland Stiner
>  Douglas F. Bowling wrote:
> > Great message, Mike. I did 23 years in the Navy, and as I look around it
> > seems many folks take all this for granted.
> > I wish more of them could have looked over the fence at Guantanamo Bay,
> > or visited some nations where most folks would love to fit our definition
> > of poverty.
> >
> Doug Cooper wrote:
> >   There is a famous quotation by a US marine at Khe Sanh: "For those
> > whofought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know."
> Craig Mellinger wrote:
> > At the the  risk of being flamed. I will submit this to honor those
> > courageous men put it all on the line to chase a dream.Craig N2MA
> Although this is a day for celibration in the U.S., let us not forget
> thatmany men and women, all over the free world, have fought and died,
> and are still doing so today, for their freedom, as we have for ours.
> Their freedom tastes every bit as sweet as ours!  Only one individual
> had any negative words about this, and in doing this Jeff K. unknowingly
> exercised his freedom to do so, paid for with someone else's blood.
> My respect to men and women in every country, who value what they
> believe in even more than their own lives.  As only a soldier can
> understand, I pray for world peace.  Everyone, everywhere, enjoy
> the weekend, and be safe.
> --
> Vy73,  Mike.  KD9KC
> kd9kc@whc.net
> The farthest West ham in West Texas.

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