Skip to comments.General Patton's Address to the Troops(& Date Now, Gen. Patton & Modern World)
Posted on 07/25/2007 6:51:22 PM PDT by fight_truth_decay
Before the commencement of Operation Overlord.
Somewhere in England
|"Men, this stuff that some sources sling around about America wanting out of this war, not wanting to fight, is a crock of bullshit. Americans love to fight, traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. You are here today for three reasons. First, because you are here to defend your homes and your loved ones. Second, you are here for your own self respect, because you would not want to be anywhere else. Third, you are here because you are real men and all real men like to fight. When you, here, everyone of you, were kids, you all admired the champion marble player, the fastest runner, the toughest boxer, the big league ball players, and the All-American football players. Americans love a winner. Americans will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win all of the time. I wouldn't give a hoot in hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor will ever lose a war; for the very idea of losing is hateful to an American."
(Excerpt) Read more at m1-garand.com ...
Incredible! George S Patton's Updated New Speech-Iraq & Modern World
by Mike Kaminski, professional Voice talent/Actor/Producer and Standup Comedian.
Hehehe. Always a good read. I have the theme music from the Patton movie and play it while driving.
Your FR link took me to dancing skunks link above first!
Nobody here cares, anymore. During a time when FR is struggling to make it’s numbers, each day is filled with five threads, repeated over and over. Wasting valuable bandwidth. Contrary to popular belief, the search function here, works very well.
Again, nobody cares.
Badgering posters doesn't seem to help, either.
I agree. That was an outstanding presentation of the updated Patton speech. I’m emailing the link to all my friends.
At least we know the difference between a skunk and a badger...
Hey..had a stripe!!
and was a cartoon.
Was looking for FR
and got dancing “critters”.
I rest my case!! :)
Weak, this is a good link, and very entertaining, who is even going to know that it exists if the only response you have is
“Shut up, use the search function”
I certainly “do care” and ponied up Dorm mom, now if you don’t mind adults would like to enjoy the thread.
Shut up, use the search function
Never put quotes around something I never said.
Kill off the "GD" cowards and we will have a nation of brave men.
We don't want yellow cowards in this Army. They should be killed off like rats. If not, they will go home after this war and breed more cowards. The brave men will breed more brave men.
We have the finest food, the finest equipment, the best spirit, and the best men in the world. Why, by God, I actually pity those poor sons-of-bitches we're going up against. By God, I do.
Even if you are hit, you can still fight back. That's not just bull $#!^ either.
One of the bravest men that I ever saw was a fellow on top of a telegraph pole in the midst of a furious fire fight in Tunisia. I stopped and asked what the hell he was doing up there at a time like that. He answered, "Fixing the wire, Sir". I asked, "Isn't that a little unhealthy right about now?" He answered, "Yes Sir, but the "GD" wire has to be fixed". I asked, "Don't those planes strafing the road bother you?" And he answered, "No, Sir, but you sure as hell do!" Now, there was a real man. A real soldier.
Don't forget, you men don't know that I'm here. No mention of that fact is to be made in any letters. The world is not supposed to know what the hell happened to me. I'm not supposed to be commanding this Army. I'm not even supposed to be here in England. Let the first bastards to find out be the "GD" Germans. Some day I want to see them raise up on their piss-soaked hind legs and howl, '"JC", it's the "GD" Third Army again and that son-of-a-bleeping-bleep Patton'."
There is one great thing that you men will all be able to say after this war is over and you are home once again. You may be thankful that twenty years from now when you are sitting by the fireplace with your grandson on your knee and he asks you what you did in the great World War II, you WON'T have to cough, shift him to the other knee and say, "Well, your Granddaddy shoveled shit in Louisiana." No, Sir, you can look him straight in the eye and say, "Son, your Granddaddy rode with the Great Third Army and a Son-of-a-Goddamned-Bitch named Georgie Patton!
And I liked a lot more but this is my favorite:
The bilious bastards who write that kind of stuff for the Saturday Evening Post don't know any more about real fighting under fire than they know about f^@%in'!
And to be fair, the things that I didn't like:
“Still an asshole.”
The bilious bastards who write that kind of stuff for the NEWSWEEK don't know any more about real fighting under fire than they know about f^@%in'!
Or CNN, that video was spot on, I loved the part about “Unless their Xbox power supply is unplugged and half a million people die”.
So, you condone wasting FR’s bandwidth/funds?
My view is our media is full of commie SOBs. They would rather see us lose then win a war. Proved in Vietnam and now Iraq. Most of the lame stream media's writings are seditious. If they don't like hearing me say that, then don't give me a reason to say it.
We should be showing resolve to our friends, our enemy, and our Troops. Our politicians in Congress should not be making law that effects the execution of a war. This is how we lose wars. Hence, I will dare to say that a lot of the actions by members of our Congress is seditious. Again, traitors should not give me a reason.
The war is not lost. Hussein's dangerous regime has been removed. The Iraqi people are being helped up onto their feet so they can protect and govern themselves. And we lost 3,500 Troops in four years. We nearly lost 300,000 in four years of WWII. We have lost 3,500 precious soles, and millions have been freed in Iraq. If we make a friend and we do not turn the country over to the terrorist, we will be safer too.
This Congress and our press is a National Security risk. We need to show resolve and they are not doing it.
Many people who post here are doing so out of excitement about finding a community of mostly like minded people. They don’t know the ropes. Way too often the self-appointed thread police (such as yourself) swoop in to rain on their parade. We lose a fellow traveler. I think that’s worse than “wasting” bandwidth. If I’m wrong Jim will correct me.
We do need to show resolve, no matter if CINC Bush only defends this war occasionally.
The video, GWB’s speech the other day, or about the only positive things that have come around in the last few weeks.
This is the second post of this piece by “ftd”. The first one was pulled as a duplicate.
So, it was turned around with the original Patton text first, in an attempt to fool the mods into thinking that it was something new.
“ftd” knew exactly what he was doing.
I’m sure we’ll both get the private mail “KNOCK IT OFF” message, soon.
Okay. Peace. Today I got an email from my brother, US Army captain on the DMZ in South Korea, lately from Iraq. He sent me a link to the “new” Patton speech. His link was to FR, and then to YouTube. I doubt his view was from the first post since it was from yesterday. I also doubt brother Steve has spent enough time on FR to learn the Search function, since he spends all his time worrying about the NK bastards 100 yards away. Somebody did him a favor making the modern General Patton easy to find, even if it wasn’t the first post.
And Bush should say it more often, peace and freedom will prevail - W.
Awesome banner! They are our selfless and devoted Moms, Dads, Sons, Daughters, Sisters, Brothers, Neighbors, and Friends!!!
Ah , but do you know the difference between a weasel and a stoat?
A weasel is weasily recognized because a stoat is stoatally different......:-)
ftd knew exactly what he was doing.
Guess this is where I step in. I posted the first attempt, not finding it in my search. I have been here long enough to know the ropes.
Second, I turned it around as did not understand the response for locking. Therefore, I thought as it was more of non-news item;thus, I would find the original Patton Speech and add the “piece” disputed as a comment. That was my reason.
Also, you will see that the person who had posted this story, was respectful in drawing me to that fact and then contributed to the conversation.
Often, I see this same scenario appear on threads of others, also having done a search and perhaps not finding a duplicate. Also, as I cannot be on here 24/7 (I have a life) I may missed a story of interest and was glad to read a story reported more than once.
Sorry this thread has turned into a PI$$Y form of chat. I donate to FR, so do not feel I am wasting space. If I did this duplication all the time then, of course, would expect reprimand. I try to do research for my comments to add to a story. Check my history if you are bored sometime.
Twas, not intentional..so do not say it was intentional, was confused on why it was not accepted the first time.
Now, seems like someone enjoyed this piece. Take this subject title and "do a search" and note the number of reads and responses.
If I have offended anyone with this post, then my apologies to those offended. Yes, this reaction does sour FReepers from posting!
Just don’t let me catch you misspeling any words!
Any opportunity to introduce badgers and snakes into the conversation is NOT a waste of bandwidth.
Just adding to the catalog, not sending a general distribution.
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