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Re: election - delete if not interested


Beth is my Hero!
She is so right in everything she says. If they steal the election there
will be hell to play.
Joe
----- Original Message -----
From: Beth Arnold <seabeth@heart.net>
To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2000 6:52 PM
Subject: Re: election - delete if not interested


> And speaking of veterans, I think any of us who served at that time know
> that
> serving in the Texas Air Force and protecting us from Mexico ain't the
same
> as
> being a vet.  God, I'd love to hear his war stories, maybe about the time
> his
> squadron liberated Ciudad Acuna. But then, he's a Republican so we can't
> call him
> a draft dodger.
>
> Chick, I know you don't want to hear from me but I am going to make some
> gore quotes here from  Ann Coulter who is a reporter for the Human Events
> newspaper.  I am sure they would not allow her to print this is it were
not
> true.
> VP algore quotes "I'd like to tell you something about me...I've kept the
> faith with my country.  I VOLUNTEERED for the Army, I served in Vietnam."
> Telling of his harrowing flights on combat helicopters: "I used to fly
these
> things with the doors open, sitting on the ledge with our feet hanging
down.
> If you flew low and fast, they wouldn't have as much time to shoot you."
I
> was shot at. I spent most of my time in the field."  "I took my turn
> regularly on the perimeter in these little firebases out in the boonies.
> Something would move, we'd fire first and ask questions later."  "I pulled
> my turn on the perimeter at night and walked through the elephant grass
and
> I was fired upon."  He said he "carried an M-16".
>
> Truth: He was never shot at, and never fired a shot in anger.  Gore's tour
> of duty consisted of a five-month vacation in the Orient with his own Man
> Friday bringing him mint juleps as he typed illiterate dispatches for the
> Stars and Stripes.  During his brief five months there he carried
white-out
> and a typewriter ribbon, not an M-16.  The closest he came to physical
harm
> consisted of the paper cuts he risked while filing his little human
interest
> stories.  After working on it for about a year, the Los Angeles Times
> finally published an article in October 1999 revealing that gore not only
> never saw combat in Vietnam, but was assigned a bodyguard.  Still, all the
> drinking and potsmoking(which gore admits to) was exhausting.  After three
> months, he asked to go home.  The times further reported that several of
> gore's other colleagues "remember they were assigned to make sure this son
> of a prominent politician was never injured in the way."   Actually, later
> it was proven, gore's bodyguard was not his bodyguard, he was his
"security
> escort".  Even this braggart (gore) never claims he had a SAFE number and
> THEN he volunteered.  It was in the summer of 1970 when it was to help his
> father's do-or-die campaign for the Senate in the same year.
> Best Regards, Beth
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chick" <chick@bridgewoodgardens.com>
> To: <hosta-open@mallorn.com>
> Sent: Sunday, November 19, 2000 4:41 PM
> Subject: Re: election - delete if not interested
>
>
> > NardaA@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > > Chick, knew that you would stop lurking at that one.  I was born a
> democrat
> > > and evolved to a Republican.  Actually worked pretty hard for the
> democratic
> > > party in my early days.  Don't want to admit how long ago that was.
It
> was
> > > about ten years ago that I noticed that i "innocently" never voted for
a
> > > democrat.  Mostly has to do with the right to life issue, but with
what
> has
> > > happened with Clinton, it is no longer even a consideration.  Maybe
with
> time
> > > the pendulum will swing in the other direction.
> >
> > I'll repeat your earlier message once more:
> > "because no matter what is said  Democrats will hear and believe only
what
> serves
> > their own selfish goals, and  if it has to be done they will manipulate
> the law
> > to serve their own needs,  now I will shut up."
> >
> > I'm not sure what right to life or Clinton has to do with anything.  The
> question
> > isn't about who you wanted to win, the question is who got the most
votes
> in
> > Florida.  If that was Dubya, that's fine with me.  If he really won,
then
> he can
> > be President, that's the way we do it.  But he can't be President just
> because he
> > agrees with your personal agenda. And Gore and the rest of us Democrats
> are not
> > stupid, immoral, Communists, or unpatriotic because we don't care about
> your
> > personal agenda.  You think its just awful not to count those military
> ballots
> > but its just fine not to count the ones that the machines can't read.
How
> about
> > if we only count the ones from south Florida that were cast by veterans
> and
> > military personnel.  The rules, as I understand them, are that
everything
> is
> > legal and moral as long as Dubya doesn't lose.
> >
> > And speaking of veterans, I think any of us who served at that time know
> that
> > serving in the Texas Air Force and protecting us from Mexico ain't the
> same as
> > being a vet.  God, I'd love to hear his war stories, maybe about the
time
> his
> > squadron liberated Ciudad Acuna. But then, he's a Republican so we can't
> call him
> > a draft dodger. Good Democrats don't stoop to name calling. And since
this
> thread
> > has brought me to the verge of name calling, now I will shut up.
> >
> > Chick
> >
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