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12 George S. Patton Motivational Posters That Will Make You Wonder Where America’s Real Leaders Are
IJ Review ^ | 7-10-14 | By Kyle Becker

Posted on 07/10/2014 8:40:10 PM PDT by kingattax

George S. Patton. Old Blood and Guts. A Four Star General in the U.S. Army during World War II who was so tough he could eat shoe leather and sh*t nails.

In his 36 years of distinguished service, he earned the Purple Heart, 2 Distinguished Service Crosses, 3 Distinguished Service Medals, 2 Silver Stars, and other military decorations. Patton’s also well-remembered as a colorful character.

If you know someone who needs a bit of perspective on life (or a swift kick in the ass), these 12 motivational posters just might do the trick.

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: patton
we sure could use some "General Patton" these days.
1 posted on 07/10/2014 8:40:10 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Too bad he died as a result of a stupid low-speed vehicle accident.


2 posted on 07/10/2014 8:54:05 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: kingattax

Thanks for posting, they are all great


3 posted on 07/10/2014 8:57:50 PM PDT by lilyramone (The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary)
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To: lilyramone

yw. i thought so too


4 posted on 07/10/2014 9:01:48 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax

I’d settle for a Lyn Nofziger and a Ronald Reagan.....though looking at the border maybe we need old hits and glory


5 posted on 07/10/2014 9:03:42 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Star Traveler

It was probably better he did than to live in postwar America.

He would have had difficulty adapting to it. He was perfectly suited to what he did in wartime, but it would have been a difficult peace for him.


6 posted on 07/10/2014 9:05:07 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Star Traveler

That might not have been an “accident.” Had he lived, he may have ended up as President, and there were a lot of folks that didn’t want that to happen. We got the least of the bunch when Ike came in. Patton or MacArthur would’ve been far superior.


7 posted on 07/10/2014 9:09:27 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: kingattax
osters That Will Make You Wonder Where America’s Real Leaders Are

I believe that we don't have leaders, we have rulers.

But even that is only a symptom of the problem. The real problem is that the majority of the people in this country prefer being ruled rather than suffer the burdens of independence and self reliance.

8 posted on 07/10/2014 9:10:21 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: kingattax

George C. Scott was brilliant in that great movie “Patton”.


9 posted on 07/10/2014 9:11:35 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: kingattax

Nice


10 posted on 07/10/2014 9:15:18 PM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: Star Traveler

Too bad he died as a result of a stupid low-speed vehicle accident.


Yes, it is too bad.

An example of General Patton’s self discipline is that he quit playing polo and jumping horses about a year before Pearl harbor. He knew we were going to war and didn’t want to risk getting hurt and missing out.


11 posted on 07/10/2014 9:15:36 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: kingattax
Here's a Curtis leMay motivational poster...


12 posted on 07/10/2014 9:17:44 PM PDT by Bobalu (Israel is the most long-suffering and peace loving nation on Earth.)
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To: kingattax

Yup.


13 posted on 07/10/2014 9:21:45 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Bobalu

Another of Lemays witticisms: “If you’re not catching flak, then you’re not over the target.”

CC


14 posted on 07/10/2014 9:27:49 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: kingattax

That ‘manly’ side kick by BO watching the ‘karate’ match would be a fine addition to the Posters we have.

Just to show you the difference between MEN and ?????? whatever one wants to refer to BO as.

BO isn’t fit to carry most mens jock strap much less ‘order’ them around.


15 posted on 07/10/2014 9:27:55 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one-probably never need one again.)
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To: Star Traveler
And I remember reading that he requested that no charges be brought against the drive of the truck that hit him.
16 posted on 07/11/2014 5:09:15 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: kingattax

Thanks for the post !!


17 posted on 07/11/2014 10:37:55 AM PDT by jimt (Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.)
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To: 2001convSVT

I always wondered who the driver was. What his thoughts on what happened.


18 posted on 07/11/2014 11:46:40 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Nifster

We should have cloned Lee Atwater and Ed Rollins.


19 posted on 07/11/2014 11:50:54 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: minnesota_bound

Here is an article about the driver for Patton.

The New York Times reported on Dec. 13 that an investigation had determined that Private Woodring and the truck driver, Pvt. Robert L. Thompson, had been guilty of carelessness. Neither was disciplined.

http://www.nytimes.com/2003/11/09/us/h-l-woodring-dies-at-77-was-driver-in-patton-crash.html


20 posted on 07/11/2014 11:54:18 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: 1010RD

Indeed....


21 posted on 07/11/2014 9:05:08 PM PDT by Nifster
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