Skip to comments.Molon Labe
Posted on 01/15/2013 5:42:44 PM PST by smoothsailing
January 15, 2013
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Hey - it appears to me that the handgun on that fellow's hip holds more than seven rounds.
Better not travel to New York!
How did someone get that close to the limo? Secret Service asleep on the job?
Not that I don’t think it’s awesome....but can you say “provocation”? I knew you could.
I imagine the drug-addled communist was not in the limo at the time.
Heck, one of the SS probably put the sticker on the limo.
Pinging you to this one!
They were down in Cartagena blowing off steam.
I believe it’s mowlawn lah bay”
But I might be wrong.
Hats off to whoever did that!
According to wikipedia it is mow lawn la ve... The b is more like a v?
Thanks. As for the OP...LOL.
I wish I had that kind of. Nerve.
I imagine the drug-addled communist was not in the limo at the time.
I don't think so, given the fact that it's probably not a good idea to leave these types of vehicles unsecured where anyone could tamper with them.
Of course given the recent history of the SS bumping bellies and getting drunk with skanks in foreign countries...who knows.
“Investigating officers confirmed that there are approximately 300 million suspects...”
The SS were probably going out for Ho-Hos while the Zero was going out for Ding Dongs.
I love the words, especially in Greek, which is my ancestry . I feel I’ll have the chance to voice the sentiment, but would like to get it right, and think it right. If you know what I mean.
So, it is Mo Lon (mowlawn) but could be laVay or laBay. I kind of like La Vay.
Thanks to you!
At the Battle of Thermopylae, Xerxes I of Persia, with 600,000 men, met King Leonidas I of Sparta, with only 300 men. Leonidas had predicted the outcome of the battle, and so he chose only men with sons old enough to take over their family duties. Xerxes promised to spare the lives of the 300 Spartans if they would only lay down their weapons. The Spartans refused, shouting “Molon Labe” (”Come and Get Them”), and held the narrow mountain pass of Thermopylae for days. All the Spartans were eventually killed, but they inflicted such damage to the Persian army (20,000-40,000 dead) that Xerxes was unable to utterly conquer the Greek Peninsula. This act of heroism did nothing less than save Western civilization. The world that you know is due in no small part to those brave men who gave their lives 2,500 years ago. Today there lies a plaque at the site of the battle. It reads: “Go tell the Spartans, passerby, that here, by Spartan law, we lie.” John Ruskin called this epitaph the noblest words ever uttered by man. The story of Thermopylae is very similar to the Alamo. Travis, Crockett, and Bowie considered their lives less important than the freedom of their people. As Otto Scott said, “Ours are the same tests and crises that our fathers and forefathers encountered.” Our people face the threat of extinction today, and unless we count our lives as less important than the lives of our children, our people will perish. Sic Semper Tyrannis.
I should have thought about wiki !
Setup for the upcoming theme in this battle. 2A supporters will equal violent secessionist, and we need gun control to stop them.
It has it as: Mo Lone Lah Veh
I knew there was a reason I was drawn to those two seemingly simple words. They felt like a battle cry, and they Were!
Thanks for that uplifting link.
Not Darth Vader. See post 22
Thanks for linking that. It’s certainly thought provoking.
You’re welcome! I found every bit of that video intriguing.
And he is wearing the latest in low-profile bulletproof vest-wear.
An interesting twist on “Wolverines!”
Thank you for that post. Not for my edification, but for history.
By the way, I parse the term more as “come and get them,” as in ‘get’ or ‘receive,’ rather that “come and take them.”
Anyhow, I am wise only that I know that I do not know.
Mentioned ‘Molon Labe’ to our town’s Greek cafe owner this past Sat. (She and husband successfully own/run 2 cafes in the county).
She said ‘Lah Veh.’
She didn’t believe me when I tried to tell her when ‘Molon Labe’ is written here, we spell it (Labe) with a ‘b.’
She said ‘no, a ‘v.’
I just couldn’t make myself understood with the ‘b’ spelling. Or maybe she was just correcting me. But I have no control over how we spell it here!
I haven’t seen ‘Molon Labe’ outside of Free Republic, so neither has she.
She thought I was talking about past Greek history, and totally understood when I said the phrase is currently being used over gun owner-ship.
Well, there will be another day - she and husband are hard workers, successful, and STAUNCH conservatives - !
And I will tell her about Free Republic!
Google images - Molon Labe and you will see massive amounts of stuff. I particularly like the hoodie with the Spartan helmet.
‘________see massive amounts of stuff.’
I was just on ‘Cafe Press’ and saw plenty of ‘Molon Labe’ shirts and other items.
Could be wrong, but think there’s been ‘Molon Labe’ shirts available for quite awhile.
Altho I know merchandise can crop up overnight.
I think before long we’ll be seeing it everywhere.
That was kinda frightening.
Indeed, it was! Frightening in the sense that some wierdo, anarchist group who supports the occupiers, essentially telling us our President is a dictator and how our Contitution allows his removal in a step by step order!
I was adopted by my fathers brother and his wife, who divorced soon afterwords. She got us kids (long story) I was separated from my moms side of family for 30 plus years (another long story)
I found out fairly recently that I am 1/2 Greek, two generations removed from the “Old Country” I have been fascinated ever since.
After meeting my blood relatives, I was also enlightened about heredity vs environment.
Back to the OP, I feel pretty ignorant, because Molone Labe sounded French to me, I'm amused that it was actually Greek (to me) LOL!
‘_________seeing it everywhere.’
Can only think to say: ‘You betcha . . ‘
Echoing someone we’re fond of in this household.
I will bring your regards next time I’m at the breakfast cafe. Guess my fav there - and order it every time??!
Ready - ? The Greek Omelet! Feta cheese and all. And I add sausage. . .
There’s a yearly summer Greek Festival week-end nearby, here in Ventura County, and we often go to it.
Sounds like you survived all that growing up ‘drama,’ but we have to - yes??!
Molon Labe also sounds French to me!
I’ve lived all these years and never heard it before - so please don’t feel ignorant!
How much are we expected to know??
Sometimes non-English words/phrases sure hit the mark better than a string of English (words)
The person who stuck it there is probably in a cold, damp cell at Gitmo, never to be seen or heard from again.
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