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Little Saigon to declare itself a 'COMMUNIST-Free Zone'
Los Angeles Times, Front Page | 4/28/2004 | Mai Tran and Monte Morin

Posted on 04/28/2004 4:05:58 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE

NEVER FORGET

From the Front Page of today's Los Angeles Times:

'Welcome to Our Cities, Unless You're Communist'

Memories of the Red Menace may be fading in much of America, but they are very much alive in Orange County's Little Saigon.

Little Saigon's Garden Grove and Westminster, California to declare themselves a 'COMMUNIST-Free Zone'

NEVER FORGET


TOPICS: US: California
KEYWORDS: communists; no; vietnameseamericans; zone
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1 posted on 04/28/2004 4:05:59 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Gosh - which candidate do you suppose they support in the upcoming election?
2 posted on 04/28/2004 4:08:43 PM PDT by Rabid Dog (Join your FreeRepublic Chapter and make a difference!)
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To: RonDog; PhilDragoo; risk; Fred Mertz; Joy Angela; kristinn; Ragtime Cowgirl; leadpenny; ...
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Article Link:

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-nocommies28apr28,1,3274871.story?coll=la-headlines-frontpage

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3 posted on 04/28/2004 4:10:03 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: RonDog; PhilDragoo; risk; Fred Mertz; Joy Angela; kristinn; Ragtime Cowgirl; leadpenny; ...
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Article Link:

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-me-nocommies28apr28,1,3274871.story?coll=la-headlines-frontpage

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4 posted on 04/28/2004 4:10:20 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: Rabid Dog
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VAN TRAN for Assembly

http://www.VanTran68.com


Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer / VAN TRAN for Assembly Volunteer

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5 posted on 04/28/2004 4:12:12 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: Rabid Dog
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Little Saigon's May 2nd Freedom for Vietnam/Anti-JOHN KERRY Rally =

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1123635/posts


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6 posted on 04/28/2004 4:16:05 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: Rabid Dog
Kerry is meeting with all the black mayors in Philadelphia tomorrow. I am perplexed about that. How can there be a black caucus for politicians and black mayor club or whatever? I thought we grew out of division by race?
7 posted on 04/28/2004 4:17:31 PM PDT by oldironsides
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To: oldironsides
No doubt it is in some church, with some church service involved - which is also not appropriate but very common.
8 posted on 04/28/2004 4:19:04 PM PDT by Rabid Dog (Join your FreeRepublic Chapter and make a difference!)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
But the community needs to understand they are operating in a new social, legal and political environment. They just have to get that — and they don't

I think they get it all too well.....

9 posted on 04/28/2004 4:20:20 PM PDT by Dan from Michigan ("12 hours outta Mackinaw City, stopped at the bar to have a brew.....")
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To: oldironsides
Have you ever been to Philly? I live a mere 7 miles from the city limits, and the racial divide is so bad it feels like being on the front lines of a war sometimes. After the L.A. riots we were stocking up ammunition -- a tidal wave of violence against us (implied, white) "suburbanites" seemed all but certain.
10 posted on 04/28/2004 4:25:34 PM PDT by Windcatcher
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To: Dan from Michigan
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NEVER FORGET


Free Flag of Vietnam, Vietnam Veteran "ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer -&- Garden Grove Mayor Pro-Tem BILL DALTON at Little Saigon's February 15, 2004 Rally for Freedom:

http://www.rfvn.com/picture/BieuTinh_NKK_02_15_04/BieuTinh_Nguyen_C_Ky_02_15_04_0123.JPG (Photo)



NEVER FORGET
11 posted on 04/28/2004 4:33:33 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: Dan from Michigan
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NEVER FORGET


This time last year Westminster and Garden Grove, California became the first 2 Cities in America to officially adopt the Free Flag of Vietnam as the official Flag for their Vietnamese-American Communities to fly next to the Amerian Flag of Freedom at their own Community Functions.

This to invalidate the Communist Flag that still flies over an enslaved Vietnam.

There are now ..56.. such cities all across America that have similiarly officially adopted the Free Flag of Vietnam as their own.



Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer / Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_collection.htm
(Photos)



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12 posted on 04/28/2004 4:43:49 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE; All

13 posted on 04/28/2004 5:06:07 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Hanoi Kerry is a traitor)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Takoma Park will gladly trade their nuclear weapons for Communists.

Takoma Park hates nuclear weapons and loves Commies.

It's a win win situation.

14 posted on 04/28/2004 5:19:39 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (How can they call it a "Peace March" when they unconditionally support those who kill our soldiers?)
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub
Commie-Free Zone in La-La Land
15 posted on 04/28/2004 6:10:48 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: Doctor Raoul; risk; kristinn; VOA; Landru; Carl/NewsMax; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub

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GARDEN GROVE/ 5-O No Commies


WESTMINSTER/ 5-0 No Commies


GOD is GOOD

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16 posted on 05/19/2004 10:46:05 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE; Cincinatus' Wife

bump!


17 posted on 05/19/2004 11:30:41 PM PDT by risk
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To: risk; ALOHA RONNIE

Bump!


18 posted on 05/20/2004 3:00:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Excellent.


19 posted on 05/20/2004 5:09:21 AM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn; VOA; risk; Carl/NewsMax; Joy Angela; Ragtime Cowgirl; Alamo-Girl; Lexington Green; ...

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From today's Orange County Register:


'2nd city OKs rules on communists' visit'

http://www2.ocregister.com/ocrweb/ocr/article.do?id=95906&section=LOCAL&subsection=LOCAL&year=2004&month=5&day=20

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20 posted on 05/20/2004 7:04:40 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Bet property values have climbed.


21 posted on 05/20/2004 5:48:37 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (How can they call it a "Peace March" when they unconditionally support those who kill our soldiers?)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

"Mission Accomplished"


22 posted on 05/20/2004 7:18:21 PM PDT by VOA
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To: VOA

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'Mission Accopmplished' by the very Lovers of FREEDOM whose example we should all be following in a new Time of War with an Enemy that is now...

...just around the corner and up your street...

...and our own FREEDOM now at stake =

...The FREE Vietnamese-Americans of Little Saigon, California USA


...FREEDOM for VIETNAM.

http://www.rfvn.com

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23 posted on 05/20/2004 7:28:27 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

They know all too well what happened in that part of the world.

24 posted on 05/20/2004 7:33:00 PM PDT by Petronski (They could choose between shame and war: Some chose shame, but got war anyway.)
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To: Petronski; VOA; Fred Mertz; GOPrincess; Mustang; NYer; LindaSOG

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Despite JOHN KERRY being on the side of our Terrorist Enemy HO CHI MINH, and against US, during the Vietnam War...

...last week GARDEN GROVE, California declared itself America's 1st 'Communist FREE Zone' and...

...last night WESTMINSTER, California declared itself America's 2nd 'Communist FREE Zone'


See:


..GARDEN GROVE snub irks HANOI..

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-News/1135666/posts


Little Saigon's 2nd 'Communist FREE Zone' = Westminster

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1139368/posts

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25 posted on 05/20/2004 7:46:55 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: Petronski
They know all too well what happened in that part of the world.

When I returned to graduate school, my cousin and a friend of his dragged me
to the movies one Friday night. They were just looking for a movie, any movie and
just picked "The Killing Fields" at random.

I'm just a bit older, so after the opening of the film, I remember where I've heard the
term (title of the movie)...and settled back to watch some of the horrified looks
on the mugs of my cousin and his buddy.

They were even more stunned when seeing the field/swamp basically full of
skulls/skeletal remains. It was slightly fun to say to them "And this is what really
happened."

Sad end-note: the fellow who played the reporter's assistant was killed during
a shooting (robbery?)here in Los Angeles.
26 posted on 05/20/2004 7:57:47 PM PDT by VOA
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To: VOA

The film is based on the book by the very smugly liberal Sidney Schamberg (played brilliantly by Sam Waterston).

My favorite scene in the film is when Schamberg is shown listening to the famous opera tenor solo, thinking about Pran. You can just about feel his guilty ulcer gnawing at his gut and hear his teeth grinding to dust.

And I always want to shout at the screen "You're damn right you selfish bastard! You're too busy chasing pulitzers to recognize the man's risk."

My favorite sequence in the film is the desperate attempt to develop a new photo of Pran so he can become "Ankatiel Brewer" with a fake passport; and the moment when they see the grey box in the passport where the photo was. "Tres desole" indeed!


Fabulous filmmaking.


27 posted on 05/20/2004 8:06:04 PM PDT by Petronski (They could choose between shame and war: Some chose shame, but got war anyway.)
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