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seabeyond Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-07-07 10:51 PM
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21. i have a family i know, not good friends, but i care about them, that are like you
i really respect the father, he is a good guy. though he doesnt talk a lot so i know him a lot less than his wife. i really like her. he was in the marines forever. they have four boys. all but one enlisted, that is what they do in that family. again, i respect and value who they are, admire them. but man..... it is hard for me. i was so thrilled with the one that was different, the pot smoker. i found out the other day he too has enlisted. two are computer geeks and will be safe in iraq. the oldest was wounded seriously over a year ago and the parents flew to germany. i felt so bad. i found out not long ago that he is back in baghdad and the mother is scared to death. they think the troops needed to come home over a year ago. but they still do the job.

i hear what you are saying. but this mom.... not a chance in hell. i told my boys... i didnt give my all raising you to die in this war. i couldnt do it.

anyway,... i respect what you say. thanks for sharing the other perspective.
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  -Mother encouraging son to re-enlist for Iraq service... candidate  Jan-07-07 09:24 PM   #0 
  - Bet the army could find a place for her!  rurallib   Jan-07-07 09:25 PM   #1 
  - It's not the mother's decision really..  MrsGrumpy   Jan-07-07 09:26 PM   #2 
  - Now that's a well educated woman tuned into Faux 7/24.  Life Long Dem   Jan-07-07 09:30 PM   #3 
  - Why the hell would any mother who cares about her child encourage this?  Union Thug   Jan-07-07 09:31 PM   #4 
  - She's NO kind of mother: "Go again so maybe you can DIE this time, son!"  Redstone   Jan-07-07 09:35 PM   #5 
  - I guess she deserves recognition for patience...a lot of people like her  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 10:53 PM   #22 
     - Ouch!  tavalon   Jan-08-07 02:10 AM   #98 
  - If I were her son...  roamer65   Jan-07-07 10:03 PM   #6 
  - Filicide, the act of killing one's children. It happens.  spanone   Jan-07-07 10:08 PM   #7 
  - does she hate him?  dorktv   Jan-07-07 10:12 PM   #8 
  - Cmon now  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 10:24 PM   #9 
  - i have a family i know, not good friends, but i care about them, that are like you  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 10:51 PM   #21 
  - I really love this post  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:40 PM   #61 
  - But, you see, Iraq IS on the table.  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:10 PM   #25 
  - all due respect but I'd suggest you rethink that habit  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:16 PM   #32 
  - Why I will never recommend the military for my kids...  Union Thug   Jan-07-07 11:43 PM   #63 
     - Ok, that is very cool  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:59 PM   #74 
  - I'd guess that lots of parents  G Hawes   Jan-07-07 10:33 PM   #10 
  - Sick or stupid. Not sure which.  Confound W   Jan-07-07 10:38 PM   #11 
  - Why must that be  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 10:40 PM   #13 
  - Why don't you just send him out in the yard and shoot him?  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 10:49 PM   #20 
     - disgusting.... you dont often disappoint. you go too far n/t  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:08 PM   #24 
     - Interesting hit and run post. Why don't you say what you mean?  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 11:10 PM   #26 
        - you dont know this man. you dont know his relationship with his son  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:15 PM   #30 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-07 11:17 PM   #33 
           - so now you personally attack me because i call you on your own ugliness  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:20 PM   #37 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-07 11:25 PM   #43 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-07 11:27 PM   #47 
                 - You never saw any Keyboard Kommandos on the internets?  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 11:35 PM   #56 
                    - i dont accuse all people all the time. i dont assume the worst about a person  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:42 PM   #62 
           - WOW  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:26 PM   #45 
              - i have heard ugly things on this board by posters, but comments like  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:29 PM   #49 
           - he wants his son  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:20 PM   #36 
           - only if a person choses to define military in such a narrow lite that you  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:23 PM   #38 
           - well  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:33 PM   #53 
              - are you suggesting we not have a military? dismantled?  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:43 PM   #64 
                 - sigh  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:52 PM   #70 
           - I come from a military family  Mojorabbit   Jan-08-07 12:15 AM   #82 
              - It is really hard  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:17 AM   #85 
           - he is encouraging his son to join the military while it is in this illegal and  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:25 PM   #42 
              - i know military people, that live military lives. they see the military  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:31 PM   #51 
              - I want him to join the military  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:35 PM   #55 
     - amazing, yes?  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:11 PM   #27 
     - It amazes me how even some DUers can reduce every issue to black and white.  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 11:14 PM   #29 
        - Depends on the DUer. However, your  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:15 PM   #31 
           - I stand by my evaluation. And I'm also very suspicious about the bona fides of  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 11:23 PM   #39 
           - like questioning a woman who lost her nephew in the harshest of manners  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:26 PM   #44 
           - me too, but this is a moderated forum.  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:26 PM   #46 
           - I guess  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:46 PM   #66 
           - I encourage  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:32 PM   #52 
              - true the military needs liberals.  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:43 PM   #65 
     - What does that mean?  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:18 PM   #35 
  - That is wayyyyyyyyy out of line  G Hawes   Jan-08-07 12:59 AM   #96 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-07-07 10:39 PM   #12 
  - I don't know this lady  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 10:41 PM   #14 
     - I might. I did my active duty from 1963 to 1969. If you give a shit about your son,  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 10:46 PM   #17 
     - I have served 13 years now  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:24 PM   #40 
        - I think you are a goddamned liar. I don't believe you ever served at all.  karlrschneider   Jan-07-07 11:34 PM   #54 
        - Even if the Iraq occupation is still on you will encourage him.  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:47 PM   #68 
           - Look at my post history  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:57 PM   #72 
              - Did Congress declare war?  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:01 AM   #75 
                 - Obviously Congress  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:06 AM   #79 
                    - Why scary? If the ones giving orders you must follow are insane, you still must follow.  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:13 AM   #81 
                       - I'm not blindly  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:16 AM   #83 
                          - you agreed to follow orders, that you keep saying.  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:21 AM   #89 
                             - Ok great  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:26 AM   #91 
     - why would you encourage your son to join an illegal unwinnable occupation?  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:13 PM   #28 
     - it is about the military and serving the country. it is beyond bush  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:18 PM   #34 
        - thank you  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:27 PM   #48 
        - you are welcome, but  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:39 PM   #60 
        - but right now the illegal/unwinnable problem of Iraq is topmost  uppityperson   Jan-07-07 11:29 PM   #50 
        - because they feel it is a duty. it is not for iraq. it is not for bush.  seabeyond   Jan-07-07 11:38 PM   #59 
        - I have a hard time understanding but I can get that. However, specifically  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:04 AM   #78 
           - Why is following our orders  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:11 AM   #80 
              - "perfectly legal" said the German army under Hitler.  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:19 AM   #87 
                 - Great  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:24 AM   #90 
                    - Go AWOL because the orders are illegal, even if not proven in a court of law yet.  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:26 AM   #92 
                       - The orders  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:30 AM   #93 
                          - think, man, think, Why has bush not been impeached? Why let it go on?  uppityperson   Jan-08-07 12:38 AM   #94 
                             - That's just the point  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:43 AM   #95 
     - don't know about that poster  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:24 PM   #41 
        - Or maybe  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:37 PM   #58 
        - yeah  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:46 PM   #67 
           - I'm not talking about 1999  sanskritwarrior   Jan-07-07 11:49 PM   #69 
              - do you have any understanding AT ALL  Djinn   Jan-07-07 11:53 PM   #71 
                 - We went into Bosnia in 1995  sanskritwarrior   Jan-08-07 12:02 AM   #77 
        - WHAT is that Noble Cause?  Perragrande   Jan-07-07 11:57 PM   #73 
  - What, she wants his death benefits?  MountainLaurel   Jan-07-07 10:44 PM   #15 
  - Yep - my thoughts exactly  kevinbgoode   Jan-08-07 12:19 AM   #88 
     - It reminded me  MountainLaurel   Jan-08-07 09:06 AM   #99 
  - Is this real?  sfexpat2000   Jan-07-07 10:46 PM   #16 
  - Well, she probably made him whatever he is ... she might know best.  TahitiNut   Jan-07-07 10:48 PM   #18 
  - Why in the HELL would a mother encourage her son to re-enlist  cat_girl25   Jan-07-07 10:49 PM   #19 
  - Maybe she's a product of a previous generation  G Hawes   Jan-08-07 01:11 AM   #97 
  - Is the lady's name "Courage"?  Jack Rabbit   Jan-07-07 11:05 PM   #23 
  - what has Democrats control of Congress got to do with it ?  JI7   Jan-07-07 11:37 PM   #57 
  - Maybe she only wants her son serving in wars started by unaccountable leaders.  Bucky   Jan-08-07 12:01 AM   #76 
  - WOW.  SanCristobal   Jan-08-07 12:17 AM   #84 
  - Send the mother to Iraq then. . .  kevinbgoode   Jan-08-07 12:17 AM   #86 
  - This is why I say a draft won't end the Iraq occupation  NNN0LHI   Jan-08-07 09:10 AM   #100 

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