Skip to comments.'I Love My Soldier' Bumper Sticker Sparks Hate-Filled Note From Stranger
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. Im 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!!! Its people like you and your 'soldier' who are destructing our country, shame on you bitch! Youre lucky I didnt 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.
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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
Yes lefties are all about compassion and love eh?
disgusting actions by a coward
I would like to see this despicable person identified using the Target security cams and charged with making terroristic threats.
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?
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 :(
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...)
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.
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.
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.
What was this wretches handle?
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.
Of course it wasn't signed and there was no return address on the envelope........
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.
If people hated the soldiers in WWII, today we’d be saying, “Heil, Hitler, or to whomever his predecessor is.
It is always the same playbook response, recycled time and time again.
Obama was doing a little fund raising down in the peach state, huh?
Signed, Michelle Obama.
PS... all this, just for a flag!
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.
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.
Kurt von Schleicher
I second that proposal!
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.
It is difficult to understand the mentality of a communist.
I never put any stickers on my car. There are just too many kooks with issues now and the simplest things tip them over.
Of course, it was soldiers guaranteeing his right to write such drivel.
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.
“...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.
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.
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.
They only have compassion and understanding if you agree with them.
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........
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.
Indeed...they’re hypocrisy reeks like a smelly obama
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.
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.
Exactly. Documented and easily verifiable.
“...she removed the sticker...”
Why is it that we have to be the ones to stay quiet, so as not to offend?
“...she removed the sticker...”
Why is it that we have to be the ones to stay quiet, so as not to offend?
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
It didn’t link but that’s the address on youtube...
Yep, right up there with Islamic Terrorists. And I'm not exaggerating.
They would shoot you to take away your guns.
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.
It was a beatdown long in the making.
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.
I’ll go out and see if can find the link.
I see no indication the perp is a communist.