Skip to comments.You want me on that wall, you need me on that wall.
Posted on 05/02/2011 7:12:35 PM PDT by ealgeone
I think this might sum up the military's opinion of Obama and his folks.
Son, we live in a world that has walls. And those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who's gonna do it? You? You, Lt. Weinberg? I have a greater responsibility than you can possibly fathom. You weep for Santiago and you curse the Marines. You have that luxury. You have the luxury of not knowing what I know: that Santiago's death, while tragic, probably saved lives. And my existence, while grotesque and incomprehensible to you, saves lives...You don't want the truth. Because deep down, in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that wall. You need me on that wall. We use words like honor, code, loyalty...we use these words as the backbone to a life spent defending something. You use 'em as a punchline. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom I provide, then questions the manner in which I provide it! I'd rather you just said thank you and went on your way. Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a weapon and stand a post. Either way, I don't give a damn what you think you're entitled to!
[Libs] can’t handle the truth!
I can tell you what soldiers gesture to that picture on the wall when no one is watching.
One of my all-time favorite movie scenes.
That movie clearly illustrates the difference between accountability and control; the lawyers had no [real] control over Jessup but wanted accountability.
I do it every single time I go to the VA and I don’t give a tinker’s damn who IS looking. I used to salute W every time. Now I still salute Obama, only with an entirely different type of salute.
"Be careful at Guantanamo. Those Marines are fanatical."
"Fanatical about what?"
"About being Marines."
What I find so ironic about that movie is that Nicholson is one of the biggest libs in Hollyweird. Diametrically opposed to his character in A Few Good Men. He stumbled all over himself fawning over Obama.
I love that...
Great little post here. Thanks. Nice to know there are still a few estrogen free zones left in the USA.
The President that cut defense, cut on troops, hardly visits them before deploying, returning or overseas, played opposition political games with GITMO and Iraq, who was against the surge in Iraq and hesitated and only gave the DoD roughly 2/3rds of the forces they requested for the surge in Afghanistan, used the word “I” in his speech repeatedly after Osama was killed. sick-
it’s better not to know anything about any of the movie stars if you wish to continuing enjoying movies.
My problem is I have learned too much, so I don’t go to movies any more.
But I adore Bob Hope movies!!!
Take caution in your tone lieutenant. I'mm a fair guy , but the _____heat is making me crazy.
Hopefully he will have a room right next to Osama’s. They will have a lot to talk about and lots of time to do it too.
Probably the greatest quote from the movie which would have won the award for all-time best sanctimonious bait-and-switch film by a crackhead, if that were a category.