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Argghh! ^ | 7/3/08 | FBL

Posted on 07/03/2008 11:38:17 PM PDT by Dawnsblood

As a die-hard Padres fan, I have to say that I have a newfound love for Tommy Lasorda. Go see what he says, and you'll understand how a Dodger could bring a Padres fan to tears off the field.

They are still adding videos to the site, and now anybody can upload non-political/non-partisan videos, pictures and words of gratitude and support for America's wonderful military men and women. To help get the word about Moment of Thanks out to those men and women, Soldiers' Angels (who has been giving guidance and providing contacts on this project) has been given thousands of postcards advertising the site. They are already being included in care packages so that our military men and women will know about this wonderful project. And Soldiers' Angels will also be passing out Moment of Thanks flyers and recording Thank You messages at events around the country all summer.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: cool; dodgers; padres; thanks; troops; troopsupport; vets; wot
Links at the link. Some still value our warriors!
1 posted on 07/03/2008 11:38:17 PM PDT by Dawnsblood
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To: Dawnsblood

Amazing. As a die-hard Giants fan I hate Tommy Lasorda a little bit less now than I did before the day began. :)


2 posted on 07/03/2008 11:42:09 PM PDT by GOP_Raider (DU: Standing athwart history yelling "$#@$# you mother$#@$#er!")
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To: Dawnsblood; Tired of Taxes

Tommy’s a class act. I remember that he was one of the few celebrities that took a stand in favor of allowing Elian Gonzalez to stay in the United States. In his speech on the issue, he addressed the EVILS of communism. This son of Norristown will always be good people in my book.


3 posted on 07/03/2008 11:49:34 PM PDT by Clemenza (You Shoot Me in a Dream, You Better Wake Up and Apologize)
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To: Dawnsblood

Figures. The site is “off-line” right now. I’m not sure what Tommy Lasorda says, but if it has something to do with support for our troops then I will be forced to change my opinion of him somewhat (being that I’m a Giant’s fan).


4 posted on 07/04/2008 12:00:00 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Soldier soon to be training other Army Soldiers)
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To: SoldierDad

Sorry Dad, I hope it comes back up soon!


5 posted on 07/04/2008 12:03:06 AM PDT by Dawnsblood
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To: Dawnsblood

It’s okay. Not you’re fault. I’ll keep checking.


6 posted on 07/04/2008 12:09:10 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Soldier soon to be training other Army Soldiers)
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To: Dawnsblood

It’s back up. Quite the message from Tommy to our troops. I say, “God Bless you, Tommy, and thanks for letting our troops know they are supported at home”.


7 posted on 07/04/2008 12:20:24 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Soldier soon to be training other Army Soldiers)
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To: Clemenza

What a great video statement. Thanks for the ping. He always made his hometown proud.


8 posted on 07/04/2008 12:37:38 AM PDT by Tired of Taxes (Dad, I will always think of you.)
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To: Dawnsblood

Tommy is the real deal. A little bit of a blowhard but straight ahead and full of heart.


9 posted on 07/04/2008 1:09:38 AM PDT by Misterioso
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To: Clemenza

He’s the reason I’ve been a Dodger’s fan for over 20 years. Long story short: some friends and I (who were huge Braves fans) went to see the Dodgers play the Braves in Atlanta (Joe Torre was their manager) when we kids. We wanted to get some autographs and talk to some of our “idols” during warmups. Joe Torre was such a rude ass he told us to leave the dugout area, he didn’t want his players bothered. We went over to the Dodgers’ dugout, Tommy Lasorda invited us down into the dugout so we could see what it was like to sit in it, he answered all the questions we could think of, and he pulled his players off the field to come and talk to us. We told him then he had made the Dodgers some new fans- we cheered for them the whole game even though we all had our Braves gear on (we weren’t too popular with that part of the crowd because we were sitting behind the Brave’s dugout).


10 posted on 07/04/2008 5:47:47 AM PDT by MissEdie (On the Sixth Day God created Spurrier)
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To: Dawnsblood

Tommy’s old enough to remember tough times. That’s the difference between his generation and the rest of us. We are about to lose the last of those guys. We’ll be completely unteethered then.

Oh well, I guess we can have our own great depression and re-learn everything.


11 posted on 07/04/2008 8:21:49 AM PDT by kinghorse
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To: Dawnsblood

btt


12 posted on 07/04/2008 11:05:54 PM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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