If this guy was airborne and he chose his handle based on the unit's name, then I am very sorry.
In World War II, there was the Devil's Brigade
This Obama fellow scares me with his ties to Weather Underground and Black Panthers. So I want the Veterans to back the Swift Boaters and also back McCain...
He’s just a newbie who got a Freeper welcome, much like I did when I first joined back in 2000. If he’s anything like the paratroopers I know, he’ll survive.
Here’s a little history on the origins of one of the 82nd Airborne’s own -
“The Devils in Baggy Pants”
Entry found in the diary of a German officer killed at Anzio:
“American parachutists — devils in baggy pants — are less than 100 meters from my outpost line. I can’t sleep at night; they pop up from nowhere and we never know when or how they will strike next. Seems like the black-hearted devils are everywhere...”
We have had trouble with Moonbats, Trolls, and media coming into FreeRepublic causing trouble. For example, the ruckus in Maryland over a Democratic pretending to be a conservative getting an aid of the then Republican governor fired (and allowing the Washington Post access to private Freeper emails).
This was the case of MD4Bush. MD4Bush was clearly a sneak attack on Freerepublic...
In apology, I probably should not be too sensitive about issues such as attacks on the Church. I really should.