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Little Saigon 4-BUSH: 2 Cultures, 1 candidate
Orange County Register ^ | 9/03/04 | Erica Perez

Posted on 09/03/2004 4:16:15 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE

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Vietnamese and Republican go together like beef and cabbage at a party in Santa Ana.

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President BUSH scored a Home Run last night with the Vietnamese-American Community in Little Saigon.

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1 posted on 09/03/2004 4:16:16 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Next door to me. They should be for W!


2 posted on 09/03/2004 4:18:54 PM PDT by TJC
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

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"JOHN KERRY helped defeat Freedom" for Vietnam.

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3 posted on 09/03/2004 4:19:46 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Well, AR, explain!...V's wife.,


4 posted on 09/03/2004 4:22:00 PM PDT by ventana
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Since I won't register for nedpapers..could you post some of the article?? Thanks


5 posted on 09/03/2004 4:36:24 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: Jewels1091

newspapers


6 posted on 09/03/2004 4:36:44 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: ventana

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Little Saigon hosted a most happy BUSH Party last night honoring his TV Acceptance Speech.

Today's Orange County Register Photo Caption, Page 11:

"FLAG and FLOWERS: Ronnie Guyer, 62, celebrates at Emerald Bay Restaurant as President GEORGE W. BUSH accepts the Republican nomination for a second term. "JOHN KERRY helped defeat freedom," said Guyer, a Republican campaign coordinator.

Excerpt:

"During BUSH's speech, Ronnie Guyer, 62, stood up and waved an American flag over his head, hooting his support.

"Guyer. a Vietnam Veteran and campaign coordinator for the Orange County Republican Party Headquarters in Little Saigon, said he felt solidarity with Vietnames-Americans.

"'They love their Freedom. JOHN KERRY helped defeat freedom," he said. "President BUSH will protect us by spreading freedom throughout the world."

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7 posted on 09/03/2004 4:37:04 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Yeah, Baby! The Vietnamese I know aren't too thrilled with the American left and it's supine love affair with commies. I used to teach ESL to Hmong folks and I always discussed the importance of the 2A with them - they knew instinctually how important this is. Property rights are hot topics with them as well since they all know that commies simply take what belongs to others.

VC Kerry is on trial in public opinion and he ain't doing to well with those in the population that can remember from one day to the next. I wonder if commies and paint huffers are the only ones left in his camp?


8 posted on 09/03/2004 4:38:31 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (A basic lesson I have taught children from early childhood - FLUSH THE JOHN!)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Good going, Ronnie!


9 posted on 09/03/2004 4:41:17 PM PDT by arasina (So there.)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

I was born in Vietnam and have many relatives still over there. All my relatives that live here now are disgusted that Kerry is running for President but even more disgusted that he is using his service as the main (or only) platform for election.


10 posted on 09/03/2004 4:48:04 PM PDT by saigon
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
"Republican principles support freedom."

My heart is so proud right now to be supporting a righteous Man, in this time, that cherishes Liberty and Freedom.

11 posted on 09/03/2004 4:50:13 PM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

When I was in California last winter, I was in Garden Grove. The Vietnamese we lived among and worshipped with were awesomely wonderful people. Please give them my love.


12 posted on 09/03/2004 5:06:44 PM PDT by redhead (I've gone to look for myself. If I return before I get back, keep me here...)
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To: saigon

Checked your profile page, terrific....

I am in orange county , CA and have had the priveledge of have many Vietnamese students in my Algebra classes.

I am terrible at handling the names, but found most to be serious and pleasant students.


13 posted on 09/03/2004 5:08:00 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Outstanding!


14 posted on 09/03/2004 5:08:31 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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To: saigon
That's the sentiment that I got from the Vietnamese-American community. They think the idea for American voting for Kerry is so absurd!!! With the experience of knowing the real record behind this guy, they can't tolerate the idea of John F'in Kerry rewriting history.
15 posted on 09/03/2004 5:11:35 PM PDT by Toidylop
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Kerry had great disdain for the (ARVN)Army of the Republic of South Vietnam troops and preferred the Communist North Vietnamese as you can see from Kerry's testimony:

Senator AIKEN. Do you believe the North Vietnamese would seriously undertake to impede our complete withdrawal?

Mr. KERRY. No, I do not believe that the North Vietnamese would and it has been clearly indicated at the Paris peace talks they would not.

Senator AIKEN. Do you think they might help carry the bags for us? [Laughter.] [Applause.]

Mr. KERRY. I would say they would be more prone to do that than the Army of the South Vietnamese. [Laughter.] [Applause.]



The real Vietnam veterans have this say about the phony "heroes" like John Kerry:

"We can hear you out there
You occupy the barstools of Americas imagination
You take advantage of patriotism
While enjoying the freedoms those you mock have fought for
Those freedoms that our brothers have died for
You think you can hide behind those freedoms
But we will find you
You will pay for your lies
And here you will be exposed"

-The Voice of Freedom

Go to: http://www.phonyveterans.com/




16 posted on 09/03/2004 5:20:02 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Jewels1091
By ERICA PEREZ
The Orange County Register

SANTA ANA – They sang the U.S. and the Vietnamese national anthems, then sat down to a five-course Vietnamese dinner. It was a convention-watching party and a blending of cultures.

About 60 people, half of whom were Vietnamese- Americans, gathered Thursday night at Emerald Bay Restaurant to watch President George W. Bush again accept the party's nomination.

Bachlien TranBatdorf, who organized the event for the Orange County Vietnamese- American Committee for Bush/Cheney '04, said this election year is especially important to her community.

"We used to live in Vietnam under communist rule. It's no different from terrorism. We know what it's like, and we know we need to take action," she said. "Republican principles support freedom."

After the national anthems and recital of the Pledge of Allegiance, an invocation in English was followed by a prayer in Vietnamese, led by Buddhist leader Thich Tri Thu.

During Bush's speech, Ronnie Guyer, 62, stood up and waved an American flag over his head, hooting his support.

Guyer, a Vietnam veteran and campaign coordinator for the Orange County Republican headquarters in Little Saigon, said he felt solidarity with Vietnamese-Americans.

"They love their freedom. John Kerry helped defeat freedom," he said. "President Bush will protect us by spreading freedom throughout the world."

The restaurant's dining room was decked in American flags and banners that declared "4 more years" and "God Bless America." Tables dressed in white linens and red, white and blue napkins were covered with steaming bowls of hot and sour seafood soup, beef with Chinese cabbage and Vietnamese deep- fried chicken.

Le Thanhnhan, 59, an electronics technician from Gardena, set down his bowl of soup to say that he appreciated Bush's emphasis on education.

"Education reform, that every child will not be left behind, that's a great commitment," he said. "And in the situation we have, we need strong leaders."

Margaret Cummings, 71, of Westminster came by herself to the convention-watching party. "I'm a Christian. To me, George Bush is a Christian. He takes 'under God' seriously."

17 posted on 09/03/2004 5:28:39 PM PDT by Toidylop
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To: Toidylop

Thanks...that's a great article!


18 posted on 09/03/2004 5:32:50 PM PDT by Jewels1091
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Keep something in mind...Vietnamese American's come from South Vietnam. The very people that Kerry also sold out.


19 posted on 09/03/2004 5:38:13 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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"Keep something in mind...Vietnamese American's come from South Vietnam. The very people that Kerry also sold out."
You hit the nail in the head!!! These are the very people that vow not to have Kerry selling out American AGAIN...
20 posted on 09/03/2004 5:46:13 PM PDT by Toidylop
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To: Toidylop
Isn't it amazing that our Vietnamese citizens know this?

Isn't it amazing that even prominent Democrats know this and are supporting President Bush?

Isn't it amazing that France and Germany overwhelming support Kerry?

Isn't it really amazing that the third party nutjobs still don't know this?

21 posted on 09/03/2004 5:49:22 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: CWOJackson

Amen brother.

The city I was born in no longer exist. Thanks Kerry for winning the war in Vietnam in the streets of America. Thanks a whole bunch.....not.


22 posted on 09/03/2004 6:24:36 PM PDT by saigon
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To: saigon

That was one of the greatest disgraces of the war, out shadowed by the scorn heaped on our returning soldiers. At least we had homes to come back to.


23 posted on 09/03/2004 6:29:20 PM PDT by CWOJackson
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

I was awed by George W. Bush last night.

FANTASTIC speech.

(Seems Clinton had a bit of a reaction!)


24 posted on 09/03/2004 7:34:11 PM PDT by Joy Angela (Kerry-Hillary-Bill The Devils Triangle)
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To: Toidylop; doug from upland

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Thank you very much for posting this very important Article. I wonder if its accompanying patriotic photo from the Orange County Register's Page 11 could be scanned and posted..?

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25 posted on 09/03/2004 7:45:20 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Kerry was the kind of thing they were running from when they left VN.


26 posted on 09/03/2004 7:47:34 PM PDT by oyez (¡Qué viva la revolución de Reagan!)
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To: redhead

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GARDEN GROVE snub irks HANOI

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1135666/posts



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27 posted on 09/03/2004 7:55:54 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

You have always made us proud, Ronnie.


28 posted on 09/03/2004 7:58:06 PM PDT by doug from upland (John Kerry cried and asked TaRAYaz to make the SwiftVets stop)
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To: Toidylop



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Our Freedom-Loving Vietnamese Americans have been on to America's Enemy Within JOHN KERRY for years and have been doing something about him.


See:

Sen. KERRY / Communist Vietnamese killing off Christians in Central Highlands

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/675016/posts

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29 posted on 09/03/2004 8:07:26 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: Joy Angela

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The 21st Century =

The LIBERTY Century =

A 2-Term President GEORGE W. BUSH

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30 posted on 09/03/2004 8:10:03 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: doug from upland

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Back at ya, Doug.

You were pretty cool yourself this evening on KABC Radio's AL RANTELL Talk Show with your dark details about JOHN KERRY's Anti-U.S. Activities with our other Communist Enemies.

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31 posted on 09/03/2004 8:12:23 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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This story is little old. But it's still relevent...

Vietnamese-Americans Back Bush

Saturday, August 07, 2004

LOS ANGELES — The John Kerry (search) many Vietnamese-Americans remember is not the hero promoted by the Democratic Party, but the ex-soldier who returned to the United States to denounce the Vietnam War.

"His close association and anti-war activity make him known as Mr. Jane Fonda," said Frank Jao, who fought in the South Vietnamese army against the communist North.

Jao emigrated to California, and now is the Donald Trump of Orange County's Little Saigon (search), the largest Vietnamese community outside of Vietnam. In this area, 58 percent of the residents are registered Republicans.

While older Vietnamese-Americans may see Kerry as a turncoat, many younger voters are more open-minded, said Christian Collet, a pollster with Pacific Opinions Research (search).

"There is definitely a handful ... that wants to put war behind them and move forward with a constructive dialogue with Vietnam. And to that extent, John Kerry will get a handful of votes from those people," Collet said.

Another reason Vietnamese-Americans criticize Kerry is that he has worked to block a bill forcing communist Vietnam to clean up its human rights abuses (search). The bill passed 410 to 1 in the House, but Kerry blocked it in the Senate. Kerry has claimed that the best way to improve abuses in Vietnam is to engage the communists, not punish them.

32 posted on 09/03/2004 8:13:43 PM PDT by Toidylop
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To: Toidylop
This story is little old. But it's still relevent relevant... Source: Fox News
33 posted on 09/03/2004 8:18:57 PM PDT by Toidylop
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

The screener with Al tonight is one of us --- Freeper name MattGarrett.


34 posted on 09/03/2004 8:19:57 PM PDT by doug from upland (John Kerry cried and asked TaRAYaz to make the SwiftVets stop)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

I can see you waving your flag!

Great article!!


35 posted on 09/03/2004 8:21:26 PM PDT by Joy Angela (Kerry-Hillary-Bill The Devils Triangle)
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To: Joy Angela

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...The Enemy Within CLINTONS have remembered...

...while listening to BUSH pledge Freedom's arrival to the entire world last night...

...how RONALD REAGAN's 1994 Congressional Election Eve Alsheimer's Disease Letter gave the Republicans the Congress for a generation.

...Will a last minute Democrat sympathy push for HILLARY propell her past a descending JOHN KERRY...

...should BILL CLINTON suddenly depart us now, or not..?


For hasn't it always been:


HILLARY & TERRORISM's Plan to regain the White House..?

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-new/1022571/posts

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36 posted on 09/03/2004 8:21:44 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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Kerry has claimed that the best way to improve abuses in Vietnam is to engage the communists, not punish them.
You see the pattern there, Ronnie... Has Kerry ever stopped kissing commie's b*tt?
37 posted on 09/03/2004 8:23:35 PM PDT by Toidylop
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To: Joy Angela

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Yes, indeed, Joy...

I was waving your Flag and...

your flowers from the Little Saigon Vietnamese Americans' Freedom for Iraq Rally in April 2003.

A Rally that saw President BUSH first publically promise Freedom's Arrival to the oppressed Peoples and Cultures of the World in a signed letter read aloud to us by a Republican Party Official.

And as of last night in New York ...the rest of the world gets it from beyond the stars.

And BILL CLINTON cannot handle it.

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38 posted on 09/03/2004 8:27:54 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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oh yes. Hillary is just biting at the bit
for a chance to take the White House.

When Hillary runs for president
with or without Bill,
maybe Laura Bush should run too.

Why should the Clinton's be allowed
to pervert our Constitution for a Third Term
without a challenge?

**Laura Bush for President 2008!**


39 posted on 09/03/2004 8:31:10 PM PDT by Joy Angela (Kerry-Hillary-Bill The Devils Triangle)
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To: Toidylop

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JOHN KERRY = Enemy of Vietnam Vets

http://www.TheAlamoFILM.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1320


...still.

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40 posted on 09/03/2004 8:33:59 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: Toidylop; Joy Angela; doug from upland; CWOJackson; saigon; redhead; Jimmy Valentine's brother; ...




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NEVER FORGET


This November Little Saigon's VAN TRAN, a Garden Grove City Council man and former Mayor Pro Tem, will become the highest elected Vietnamese American in U.S. History.

It is then that VAN TRAN will become the 1st Vietnamese American anywhere to be elected to a U.S. State Legislature.


See:

http://www.VanTran68.com


GOD is Good.





Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer

a VAN TRAN for State Assembly Campaign Coordinator

Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965

(Photos then)
http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_set1.htm
http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_set2.htm
http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_set3.htm

(Photos now)
http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_collection.htm
http://www.lzxray.com/Ronnie3.jpg


'MODERN DAY HEROES'-Contributing Author

http://www.ModernDayHeroes.com/aloha



NEVER FORGET

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41 posted on 09/03/2004 8:59:23 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Congrats to your friend.


42 posted on 09/03/2004 9:19:26 PM PDT by doug from upland (John Kerry cried and asked TaRAYaz to make the SwiftVets stop)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

My parents live in Fountain Valley. It is a wonderful place, and I, myself attended a junior college with 70% Vietnamese attendance. They went nuts when one store put up a picture of Ho Chi Min, and I'd suspect that 90% are voing for Bush.


43 posted on 09/03/2004 10:12:10 PM PDT by struggle ((The struggle continues))
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Thanks for the ping!


44 posted on 09/03/2004 10:18:41 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Thanks for the ping.

I work with two young Americans who were born in Vietnam. They're working on their friends.


45 posted on 09/04/2004 4:23:51 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Don't be Girly Men About The Economy)
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To: saigon
Many of my friends are Vietnamese-American. Very patriotic and pro-freedom. They know what it's like to live under the threat of Communism.

Kerry not only betrayed his fellow soldiers, he betrayed millions of (South) Vietnamese who risked everything for the cause of freedom. The war and its aftermath took a heavy toll on nearly every family who had supported the U.S. against the Viet Cong.

46 posted on 09/04/2004 4:41:12 AM PDT by wai-ming
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

bttt


47 posted on 09/04/2004 7:53:57 AM PDT by risk
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To: struggle

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Fountain Valley's Mile Square Park was the site where BUSH's April 2003 Letter was read aloud to 1,000's of Freedom-Loving Vietnamese Americans, demonstrating for Freedom for Iraq, that promised during a BUSH Presidency:


Freedom's Return to:

Communist Vietnam
Communist North Korea
Communist Cuba


..as well as..


Freedom's Arrival to:

All the countries of the Middle East


...as our own best self-protection against future Terrorist Attacks here at home.


Loud cheers came back chanting over and over again...


"WE ARE SOLDIERS, WE ARE SOLDIERS"

4-Sure, 4-Sure


http://www.WeWereSoldiers.com
http://www.lzxray.com

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48 posted on 09/04/2004 8:03:21 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: WorkingClassFilth

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And now it's the New York Times' turn:

For Many Who Were There, Vietnam Fatigue

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1206893/posts

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49 posted on 09/26/2004 2:51:33 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

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Ooop's, shall we try, try again..?


For Many Who Were There, Vietnam Fatigue

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1226632/posts

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50 posted on 09/26/2004 2:57:52 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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