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DemoTex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-04-05 10:41 PM
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22. Let me remind you of something ... 5/69 ... Hamburger Hill and Teddy K.
AKA the battles of Ap Bia Mountain or Hill 937. This was a brutal two-week battle, and futile. It ended up with a moonscape and our abandonment of that oh-so-important hill in Vietnam's valley of the shadow of death (A Shau). Anyway, it spurred Ted Kennedy to go on the floor of the US Senate almost 36 years ago and give a denunciation of the Vietnam War that is credited, by some, with really igniting the anti-war movement. Like MLK and JFK and Clinton, Teddy had his peccadillo's. However, his Hamburger Hill speech raised the consciousness that put an end to that god-damed war. Maybe passion in the heart is always connected to the loins. Anywhere else it matters not.

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Passionate egotism, "W" style.
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