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rateyes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 08:36 PM
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"The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom,
Edited on Sat Dec-05-09 08:46 PM by rateyes
power without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living." ~Omar Bradley
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 08:44 PM
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1. And that was a FIVE STAR GENERAL who said that...
Edited on Sat Dec-05-09 08:52 PM by BrklynLiberal
A West Point Graduate
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rateyes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 08:47 PM
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2. The last one, I think.
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 08:51 PM
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4. Yep. You are correct.
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 08:47 PM
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3. Generals are people, too. They have divergent opinions. There are some I trust not a whit ......
..... like this lying fuck:



And some for whom I would walk through Hell:

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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 08:52 PM
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5. Excellent examples, in both cases.
:thumbsup:
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 09:00 PM
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6. I love Wes.
Edited on Sat Dec-05-09 09:01 PM by Odin2005
He would make a wonderful defense or state secretary.

ALL HAIL THE SUPREME ALLIED COMMANDER! :patriot:
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 09:40 PM
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9. He's still my first choice for President.
I know I'll never see that, but it doesn't change my wishes.
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Blue-Jay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 09:02 PM
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7. You should start a quotation thread.
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bertman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-05-09 09:10 PM
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8. Great post, rateyes. I had never heard that one before. Rec.
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