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'I Love My Soldier' Bumper Sticker Sparks Hate-Filled Note From Stranger
CafeMom ^ | 7-16-14 | Michele Zipp

Posted on 07/30/2014 5:11:51 PM PDT by SJackson

Many people put stickers on their cars that show something about them. Ellen Wilson of Savannah, Georgia, has an "I Love My Soldier" bumper sticker on her car to show her support for her fiance in the military. This sticker apparently enraged someone so much that they left a threatening note on Wilson's windshield while she was shopping inside her local Target store.

The note, which was unsigned, was clearly written by a person who was very angry -- it's a full-on rant with an underlined word and an expletive. It also contained a threat saying she was lucky he or she didn't slash her tires. There's more.

The letter read:

So I noticed your 'I love my soldier' decal. I’m sure he is your 'hero' too right? I feel really bad for you and how blind you must be to what is really going on in this country. First off he is NOT your hero. Your 'man' is a pawn being used in the immoral game of wholesale murder. If you're aware of the real reasons America goes to war (corporate profits) and the role 'soldiers' play in making such immoral acts possible. The last thing you would label a soldier is a hero. There is nothing heroic about blindly following immoral orders from a undeserved paycheck, especially when such orders involve the unnecessary murder of others!!! It’s people like you and your 'soldier' who are destructing our country, shame on you bitch! You’re lucky I didn’t slash your damn tires!!

The person who wrote this letter is certainly entitled to their opinion. But that's not what should be the focus here. The issue is that a stranger left a note with a threat in it on a person's windshield who they presumably didn't know. Soldiers, and those who love them, are people too and do many things beyond serving our country. We all deserve respect. The author doesn't know Wilson's stance on anything -- all that is known is that she loves her soldier like the bumper sticker said. The person who penned this letter should instead take this anger and use it in a better way -- write to the President, start a blog -- but don't attack a stranger in the form of an unsigned cowardly note calling her a bitch and threatening to slash her tires.

More from The Stir: Soldier's Disrespectful 'Selfie' Gets Her in Major Trouble

Despite it all, Wilson told WTVM that while she is shocked someone would do this, she isn't mad. She respects those who have a different opinion than she does, and she wouldn't attack someone else over it. She has, however, removed the bumper sticker at the request of her fiance, which was probably a good idea, especially since this issue has gone to the media. She shouldn't be the target for anyone else's hate


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1 posted on 07/30/2014 5:11:51 PM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson

Yes lefties are all about compassion and love eh?


2 posted on 07/30/2014 5:14:05 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: SJackson

disgusting actions by a coward


3 posted on 07/30/2014 5:15:30 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: SJackson

I would like to see this despicable person identified using the Target security cams and charged with making terroristic threats.


4 posted on 07/30/2014 5:15:50 PM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: SJackson
Let's see if I have this right.
The hissy-fit foaming at the mouth insane leftists get to have any bumper sticker they choose, and enjoy total immunity from insult, damage and harm.

However, others who express patriotism, of other divergent opinion is fair game, because you didn't get your grass or other medication of choice today.

You want a vehicle damage war?
Careful what you wish for, you damned coward. Or does it have to be a woman?

5 posted on 07/30/2014 5:18:43 PM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: SJackson

Wonder if the cops looked at the surveillance tapes to get a description of the hater/threat thrower.

Too bad she had to remove the sticker :(


6 posted on 07/30/2014 5:19:14 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: SJackson
Typical Lefty Pussy...if he had any balls, we would have been there to actually state his opinion to her face to face.

He knows she would have whooped his ass if he hung around..(yes, I am making a assumption about it being a man, but I have to go with my gut on this one...)

7 posted on 07/30/2014 5:20:27 PM PDT by Fedupwithit (If you never stop giving, they will never stop taking...)
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To: publius911
Careful what you wish for, you damned coward. Or does it have to be a woman?

Yes. If not a woman, preferably no one to witness the act. I'd probably have my wife take it off too, though it wouldn't come off my car.

8 posted on 07/30/2014 5:20:41 PM PDT by SJackson (incompetent and feckless..the story of the Obama presidency. No hand on the f***ing tiller, Hillary)
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To: SJackson

We had a creep here on FR that agreed wholeheartedly with the sentiments embodied by the note writer.
Called us Nazi skinheads, Rambo wannabes, etc etc.
He finally bought it.


9 posted on 07/30/2014 5:22:58 PM PDT by Darksheare (I don't have a copy. one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: SJackson
Have been noticing fewer American flags flying on front porches. Have been noticing the drop off in our flag being flown over several years. I'll confess am not flying our flag as often as I should. Going to have to mend my own ways and fly our flag more often.

Signs of the times and an obama voter likely left the note.

Ms. Wilson's Fiance made the right call. Looking more and more like the People are going to have to go underground.

10 posted on 07/30/2014 5:23:46 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Darksheare

What was this wretches handle?


11 posted on 07/30/2014 5:24:40 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: publius911

Vehicle damage war? I’m in. I wonder how that COEXIST Prius will hold up against my1995 1 ton, crew cab, 4wd pickup. No, I don’t wonder. I know exactly what will happen.


12 posted on 07/30/2014 5:25:31 PM PDT by CPONav
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To: SJackson
I once sent a letter to the editor of a local paper regarding my support of the Iraq war. While the paper only printed my name, some loon took the time to find my address and send me a nasty letter in response to what I had written.

Of course it wasn't signed and there was no return address on the envelope........

13 posted on 07/30/2014 5:27:19 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Is there such a thing as a vegan zombie?)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

He was “Carl from Marietta”.
He finally had a bunch of military types come down on him like the hand of Thor.
And he was lucky that a few of his comments were removed prior to his last bit of stupid.


14 posted on 07/30/2014 5:27:33 PM PDT by Darksheare (I don't have a copy. one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: SJackson

If people hated the soldiers in WWII, today we’d be saying, “Heil, Hitler, or to whomever his predecessor is.


15 posted on 07/30/2014 5:27:53 PM PDT by kitkat (STORM HEAVEN WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY)
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To: SJackson

It is always the same playbook response, recycled time and time again.


16 posted on 07/30/2014 5:27:57 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: SJackson

Obama was doing a little fund raising down in the peach state, huh?


17 posted on 07/30/2014 5:29:07 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: SJackson

Signed, Michelle Obama.

PS... all this, just for a flag!


18 posted on 07/30/2014 5:29:51 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: no-to-illegals
I'll confess am not flying our flag as often as I should. Going to have to mend my own ways and fly our flag more often.

For my whole life, I loved the American flag, and always felt proud and lucky whenever I saw it fly.

Now, it just breaks my heart to see it. It feels like total mockery and I feel like turning away.

19 posted on 07/30/2014 5:30:56 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: SJackson
start a blog

Great idea!

20 posted on 07/30/2014 5:30:56 PM PDT by grundle
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To: Roman_War_Criminal
It's always some anonymous little pussy that does this.Always.
21 posted on 07/30/2014 5:31:03 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Gave up signing letters to the editor long ago for the reason you brought up. Is Dangerous to have an opinion the left dislikes. Am actually surprised the left is shooting more than they are. I’d carry all the time if hadn’t lost all ammo and weapons in that boating accident.


22 posted on 07/30/2014 5:31:28 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: kitkat
If people hated the soldiers in WWII, today we’d be saying, “Heil, Hitler, or to whomever his predecessor is.

Kurt von Schleicher

23 posted on 07/30/2014 5:31:33 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Conservatism is the political disposition of grown-ups.)
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To: Menehune56
I would like to see this despicable person identified using the Target security cams and charged with making terroristic threats.

I second that proposal!

24 posted on 07/30/2014 5:31:33 PM PDT by grundle
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To: Darksheare
Lol. There is nothing I love better than military guys going free-fire on the sniveling punks who consider themselves superior because they read a tract on the "military-industrial complex."
25 posted on 07/30/2014 5:31:59 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Asperges me, Domine, hyssopo et mundabor, Lavabis me, et super nivem dealbabor.)
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To: Maceman

I understand ... am still proud of that flag though and that flag doesn’t hurt me as much as those that hate that flag do.


26 posted on 07/30/2014 5:33:17 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: skeeter

It is difficult to understand the mentality of a communist.


27 posted on 07/30/2014 5:34:16 PM PDT by rlapuma
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To: SJackson

I never put any stickers on my car. There are just too many kooks with issues now and the simplest things tip them over.


28 posted on 07/30/2014 5:34:29 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: SJackson
I guess the note writer should just move to another country that does not offend his tender emotions.

Of course, it was soldiers guaranteeing his right to write such drivel.

29 posted on 07/30/2014 5:35:54 PM PDT by berdie
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To: reefdiver

I have a troop support ribbon, and another for a local who died in Iraq. Ironically a couple weeks ago I saw someone in a parking lot stopped looking at it. I think he was reading the name and date, but who knows. Gone by the time I got there. But you’re right, too many kooks.


30 posted on 07/30/2014 5:38:32 PM PDT by SJackson (incompetent and feckless..the story of the Obama presidency. No hand on the f***ing tiller, Hillary)
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To: Nifster

“...disgusting actions by a coward...”

You forgot “complete scu*bag”.

Whoops. Wait a minute; leftist scu*bag.

Wait......seems that words aren’t enough to describe cosmic scu*bags.

IMHO


31 posted on 07/30/2014 5:38:42 PM PDT by ripley
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To: CPONav

Remember a few years ago,the incident where some lib asswipe was complaining about an anti-Obama bumper sticker? The lib said “I should smash out the windows on that car.”The guy he was talking to said,”That’s my car.You go do what you have to do,and I’ll then do what I have to do.”The lib ran away like a little school girl.


32 posted on 07/30/2014 5:39:00 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: no-to-illegals
Have been noticing fewer American flags flying on front porches. Have been noticing the drop off in our flag being flown over several years. I'll confess am not flying our flag as often as I should. Going to have to mend my own ways and fly our flag more often.

Yes, but no one in the political sphere makes much of an issue about the troops anymore. Jill and Michelle a bit I suppose, but the media doesn't cover it. I'm not one to talk, mine came down in an ice storm last winter and I haven't found time to put the brackets back up.

33 posted on 07/30/2014 5:40:53 PM PDT by SJackson (incompetent and feckless..the story of the Obama presidency. No hand on the f***ing tiller, Hillary)
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To: Roman_War_Criminal

They only have compassion and understanding if you agree with them.


34 posted on 07/30/2014 5:46:38 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: no-to-illegals
I’d carry all the time

Funny you mention that, I have a CPL but don't but do have it in my car.

Had an incident just an hour and a half ago at my local Meijer where I observed a young black kid with his white wife and young baby in the self serve check out ahead of me.

He was chowing down on a bag of whatever and never scanned it at the check out.

I went up to the gal who watches over the self check registers and told her the kid hadn't scanned the bag. After he paid and was starting to leave, she went up to him and questioned him about it, he told her he had bought it somewhere else and had brought it into the stor.

There wasn't much she could do about it so she let him go...........I was watching him as he left and when he got to the exit door, he turned around and flashed a gang sign then flipped me the bird and left.......

A harmless situation but a lesson learned nonetheless...........Ya just never know........

35 posted on 07/30/2014 5:47:23 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Is there such a thing as a vegan zombie?)
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To: publius911

The bumper sticker retaliation thing is just one of many interesting little asymmetries between liberals and conservatives that don’t get talked about much but are very revealing. A couple more that jump to mind:

-filthy language is the norm on liberal political forms versus restrained use of profanity on conservative forums

-liberals trash the place when they rally versus conservatives who leave things cleaner than when they came.


36 posted on 07/30/2014 5:48:45 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Indeed...they’re hypocrisy reeks like a smelly obama


37 posted on 07/30/2014 5:54:03 PM PDT by Roman_War_Criminal (Bible Summary in a few verses: John 14:6, John 6:29, Romans 10:9-10)
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To: Hot Tabasco

I’ve grown more careful lately. Seeing too much shouldn’t be seeing and I live in a relatively quiet area but things are heating up. Can sense and see it. Talked with a gentleman that left Brooklyn today and moved to this area. Was quite a conversation. Said he couldn’t take Brooklyn anymore. Said he would lay in bed and hear gunshots every night. He has two middle school children and knew he had to get them out of Brooklyn. Said has been here two years and the difference is night and day. And have been thinking all day about our conversation but am of the belief that soon there may be no place to run to and away from. The gentleman did also say this ... Everyone here is armed, not just the criminals and that is why I came here.


38 posted on 07/30/2014 5:55:22 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: SJackson

Many employers (including some defense-related) support people who hate soldiers and veterans. I worked temp contracts in offices for a long time. Some of those people are from some very anti-American populations, and some of them even work in defense-related offices.


39 posted on 07/30/2014 5:55:36 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: Yardstick

Exactly. Documented and easily verifiable.


40 posted on 07/30/2014 5:57:33 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: SJackson

“...she removed the sticker...”

Why is it that we have to be the ones to stay quiet, so as not to offend?


41 posted on 07/30/2014 5:58:26 PM PDT by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: SJackson

“...she removed the sticker...”

Why is it that we have to be the ones to stay quiet, so as not to offend?


42 posted on 07/30/2014 5:58:26 PM PDT by VietVet (I am old enough to know who I am and what I believe, and I 'm not inclined to apologize for any of)
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To: no-to-illegals

Watch this video..PLEASE!!!!!!!
I am an old, grizzled Vietnam vet and this brought tears to my old eyes.....
Project Vigil: D-Day 2014, The saluting boy on Omaha beach


43 posted on 07/30/2014 5:59:27 PM PDT by JW1949
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To: All

It didn’t link but that’s the address on youtube...


44 posted on 07/30/2014 6:00:34 PM PDT by JW1949
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To: Roman_War_Criminal
Yes lefties are all about compassion and love eh?

Yep, right up there with Islamic Terrorists. And I'm not exaggerating.
They would shoot you to take away your guns.

45 posted on 07/30/2014 6:00:40 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: Darksheare

Frankly, he wasn’t alone. I’m really sick of the U. S. is the cause of all the world’s problems mentality I see here at times.

We involve ourselves in wars because they need to be fought.

If you don’t like it, too bad.

The only thing worse than the U.S. being involved in these regions, is the U.S. not being involved in these regions.

Granted Obama hasn’t got a clue, but generally our government does better than this, and it needs to.


46 posted on 07/30/2014 6:01:37 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Think how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of the populace is worse than that.)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

It was a beatdown long in the making.


47 posted on 07/30/2014 6:02:33 PM PDT by Darksheare (I don't have a copy. one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Maceman

The flag still means something. Don’t let Obama ruin that for you. He won’t ruin it for me. He’s a psycho bastard. Don’t support him. Just support the nation.


48 posted on 07/30/2014 6:02:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Think how stupid the average person is, and then realize half of the populace is worse than that.)
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To: JW1949

I’ll go out and see if can find the link.


49 posted on 07/30/2014 6:03:00 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: rlapuma
It is difficult to understand the mentality of a communist.

I see no indication the perp is a communist.

50 posted on 07/30/2014 6:03:15 PM PDT by SJackson (incompetent and feckless..the story of the Obama presidency. No hand on the f***ing tiller, Hillary)
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