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..GARDEN GROVE snub irks HANOI..
Orange County Register | 5/14/2004 | Patrick Vuong

Posted on 05/14/2004 11:57:05 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE

NEVER FORGET

...On Tuesday, May 11, 2004, the city of GARDEN GROVE, California (My Home Town) declared itself America's 1st 'Communist-Free Zone' ..officially stating its disapproval of visits from Communist Vietnam Leaders to its portion of Little Saigon.

...Next up, it's WESTMINSTER, California's Turn next Wednesday.

HANOI Reacts =

'GARDEN GROVE snub irks HANOI'

Quote:

GARDEN GROVE's policy establishing a "no-communist zone" drew the ire of Vietnam's government, which said Thursday that the "recalcitrant" declaration viiolates the U.S. Constitution. Reuter reported.

City Leaders say the resolution, which discourages visits by Vietnamese communist officials and requires 14 day's notice so police services can be organized, is legally sound and doesn't stop private visits by Vietnamese officials.

Instead, it prevents public displays, such as motorcades, that could incite protests by Vietnamese-Americans, many of whom are political refugees, city leaders said.

GARDEN GROVE on Tuesday became the first U.S. City to approve such a policy.

Unquote

GARDEN GROVE = My Kind of Town.

Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer / Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 / Speaker-GARDEN GROVE City Council Resolution Meetings-2003/2004

NEVER FORGET


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: communism; freedom; gardengrove; hanoi; usa
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NEVER FORGET

Per GARDEN GROVE City Councilman VAN TRAN, Co-Author of this 'Communist-Free Zone' Resolution, regarding public visits by Communist Vietnam Leaders:

"It is a provocation," said councilman VAN TRAN, who came to southern California from Vietnam as a 10 year-old refugee. "They claim they want reconciliation with the Vietnamese community here but they drive through Little Saigon in motorcades with lights blazing and with motorcycle escorts as if they own the place."

NEVER FORGET

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1 posted on 05/14/2004 11:57:06 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE
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To: risk

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Article Link:

GARDEN GROVE's snub irks HANOI

http://www2.ocregister.com/ocrweb/ocr/article.do?id=95009&section=LOCAL&subsection=LOCAL&year=2004&month=5&day=14

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2 posted on 05/14/2004 11:59:26 AM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
GARDEN GROVE's policy establishing a "no-communist zone" drew the ire of Vietnam's government, which said Thursday that the "recalcitrant" declaration viiolates the U.S. Constitution. Reuter reported.

Nothing I hate more than a whiny communist. Suck it up, buddy.

3 posted on 05/14/2004 12:00:42 PM PDT by DumpsterDiver
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To: VOA; campfollower

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REUTERS Article Link:

HANOI scoffs at U.S. city declaring "no-communist zone"

http://channels.netscape.com/ns/news/story.jsp?id=2004051306590002143775&dt=20040513065900&w=RTR&coview=

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4 posted on 05/14/2004 12:03:34 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Ah, the poor little commies …

5 posted on 05/14/2004 12:06:47 PM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

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Event Report Article Thread:


To Vietnamese Communists, from Garden Grove: STAY AWAY

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1134336/posts


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6 posted on 05/14/2004 12:07:57 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE; Alamo-Girl; tallhappy; TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Cincinatus' Wife; ...
Thanks for the link, Ronnie:
City leaders say the resolution, which discourages visits by Vietnamese communist officials and requires 14 days' notice so police services can be organized, is legally sound and doesn't stop private visits by Vietnamese officials.

Instead, it prevents public displays, such as motorcades, that could incite protests by Vietnamese-Americans, many of whom are political refugees, city leaders said.

Excerpt from Patrick Vuong article at OC Register

7 posted on 05/14/2004 12:09:43 PM PDT by risk
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To: risk

Thanks for the information!


8 posted on 05/14/2004 12:12:10 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
GARDEN GROVE's policy establishing a "no-communist zone" drew the ire of Vietnam's government

Good.

9 posted on 05/14/2004 12:17:17 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (Am Yisrael Chai!)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Oh. I thought this was an article about "Hanoi Jane" Fonda.


10 posted on 05/14/2004 12:29:23 PM PDT by theDentist (John Kerry for President? BWAHAAAAhahahahahaaaaaaaaaa!!)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Hey, Good Idea, AH! That oughta keep John Kerry out!


11 posted on 05/14/2004 12:38:59 PM PDT by cardinal4 (Terrence Maculiffe-Ariolimax columbianus (hint- its a gastropod.....)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

I grew up in Garden Grove. I couldn't be prouder.


12 posted on 05/14/2004 12:41:33 PM PDT by socal_parrot
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

The Vietnamese community hates Kerry. Hopefully, they will come out in great numbers and vote. Approximately, 500,000 Vietnamese live in California.


13 posted on 05/14/2004 12:42:21 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Slings and Arrows; Clinton Is Scum; Sabertooth; Jimmy Valentine's brother; kristinn; miss print; ...

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In early 1964 I left my Home Town GARDEN GROVE for the U.S. Army ...and the 1st Major Battles for FREEDOM of the Vietnam War.

40 years later ...the Fight for FREEDOM in Vietnam has indeed came home.



Signed:.."ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer / Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965

http://www.WeWereSoldiers.com
(Movie Website)

http://www.lzxray.com
(Book Website)

http://www.lzxray.com/guyer_collection.htm
(Photo Collection)

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14 posted on 05/14/2004 12:44:47 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: socal_parrot

I grew up there too. This is great!


15 posted on 05/14/2004 12:46:21 PM PDT by AK2KX
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To: kabar

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JOHN KERRY = Enemy of Vietnam Vets

http://www.TheAlamoFILM.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1320

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16 posted on 05/14/2004 12:48:29 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: AK2KX

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GARDEN GROVE's Little Saigon Anti-KERRY/Anti-KY Rally, February 15, 2004

http://www.rfvn.com/picture/BieuTinh_NguyenCaoKy_2.htm (Photos)

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17 posted on 05/14/2004 12:51:45 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: AK2KX; kabar

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NEVER FORGET


GARDEN GROVE votes Free South Vietnam Flag -IN-, who's next..?

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/863430/posts


..56.. Cities & ..5.. States have now officially authorized their Vietnamese-American Communities to fly the Free Flag of Vietnam at their own Community Events next to America's Flag of Freedom.

..This to invalidate the Communist Flag that still flies over an enslaved Vietnam.


FREEDOM for VIETNAM

http://www.rfvn.com


NEVER FORGET

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18 posted on 05/14/2004 1:00:27 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Garden Grove, and exception to the rule, which is Kommiefornia.


19 posted on 05/14/2004 1:03:38 PM PDT by lormand (Save the Whales? Call a Democrat! Save the World? Call the Republicans)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Smallest Violin Alert:


20 posted on 05/14/2004 1:17:24 PM PDT by jjm2111
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
Too bad Hanoi Kerry can't go there!

"I’m an internationalist. I’d like to see our troops dispersed through [sic] the world
only at the directive of the United Nations."
Hanoi John Kerry, The Harvard Crimson, 1970


HANOI KERRY
has a Campaign Platform
Just like the old days!


"It is a fact that in the entire Vietnam War we did not lose one major battle.
We lost the war at home and at home John Kerry was the field general"

- Bob Elder, Swift Boat Veteran For Truth


"I do not believe John Kerry is fit to be commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces,"
said retired Rear Adm. Roy Hoffmann, chairman of the organization.
"This is not a political issue. It is a matter of honesty."


I was there the same time Hanoi Kerry was.
I served on the destroyer USS Corry DD-817 which supplied Swift Boats (PBR's)
and gave gunfire support in North AND South Viet Nam.
My ship may have even supplied Hanoi Kerry's boat.
I VOW I will do everything I LEGALLY can
to keep this traitor from being elected.
68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub



The book that Kerry
wishes would just go away.
HanoiJohnKerry.com is a blog with a primary purpose. That purpose is to counter the preposterous claims of Sen. John Forbes Kerry (D-MA) that he has any legitimate claim to any sort of "brotherhood" among combat veterans of the War in Vietnam.

While it is generally supposed that his service as a Naval officer on a "Swift Boat" in that theater was adequate and honorable, there is much to question regarding his readiness to allow the accolade "war hero" to be applied to him.

Likewise, it is not at all uncommon for more senior Naval officers to raise an eyebrow at the swiftness and relative comfort by which Lt. JG Kerry attained those medals, and who is available to vouch for the efficacy of his being awarded them (since, as boat commander, it would be his own task to make recommendation for awards for all personnel, including himself, on the Swift Boat).

But most egregious was his conduct, words and associations upon his early-out (from SEA) return to the USA and discharge from the US Navy. His leadership role with the radical pro-Communist (inaccurate to deem this group "anti-war") group called "Vietnam Veterans Against the [Vietnam] War" (hereafter VVAW).

It was while climbing the social and political ladder of the pro-Soviet Left as a principle of VVAW that John Kerry found his political soul-mate in Hanoi Jane Fonda. Granted, these politically formative years for Kerry were prior to the more outlandish acts of Fonda that earned her that name, but it is easily documentable that Fonda did not under go any radical transformation in belief or character from the time she and Kerry were working the same side of the street to the time she traveled to Hanoi, NVN and entered US history as the most overt traitor to ever NOT be charged, tried and executed.

John Kerry went to his own overt extremes to demonstrate that, politically, socially and in lowness of character, there wasn't a nickel's worth of difference between he and Fonda. Thus, in the spirit of fairness and accuracy, we are reasonably certain that he will be agreeably flattered by calling him Hanoi John Kerry.

Here, testifying before the Fulbright Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is where John Kerry, spokesman for Vietnam Veterans Against the War, cemented his position and moniker as "Hanoi John" Kerry. This was the occasion where US troops still in the field in Vietnam learned from one of their FORMER brothers-in-arms that they were heinous murderers and war criminals. HJK would now like to call on them for support in his bid to be the new Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. Perhaps the most preposterous hypocrisy of all.




21 posted on 05/14/2004 2:09:35 PM PDT by 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub (Thank You Troops! Past, Present and Future)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

LOL! I clicked on the story thinking it was a snub of John F'n Vietnam Kerry. Bummer.


22 posted on 05/14/2004 2:32:51 PM PDT by cgk (Leftist spin: Baghdad Fell? Clinton's Army! Saddam Nabbed? Clinton's Army! Naked Iraqis? Bush's Army)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
GARDEN GROVE's policy establishing a "no-communist zone" drew the ire of Vietnam's government, which said Thursday that the "recalcitrant" declaration violates the U.S. Constitution. Reuter reported.

I'm trying to figure out if it is Reuter's or the Communist governmnet of Vietnam who have appointed themselves as arbitrators of the U.S. Constitution in this matter.

23 posted on 05/14/2004 2:36:06 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (crime would drop like a sprung trapdoor if we brought back good old-fashioned hangings)
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To: Landru; tet68; risk; sport; onyx; Mo1; Angelwood

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From today's Washington Times:


City rejects envoy's drive-by

http://www.washingtontimes.com/functions/print.php?StoryID=20040513-113315-2813r

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24 posted on 05/14/2004 5:25:10 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE
It is a provocation," said councilman VAN TRAN

I believe that it is more than than mere provocation. I'm sure that these citizens still have family trapped behind communist lines. I'm sure that these visits are intended to intimidate and blackmail.

The visits are also an insult saying to our citizens say see we can go where we want but you are losers.

25 posted on 05/15/2004 3:52:29 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (My other brother's Buford)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Great work Ronnie, you are a truly great American.


26 posted on 05/21/2004 7:24:58 AM PDT by TenthAmendmentChampion (Freepmail me if you'd like to read one of my Christian historical romance novels!)
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To: TenthAmendmentChampion

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REAGAN Memorial, Garden Grove CA June 10th

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/news/1151338/posts?page=8


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27 posted on 06/13/2004 12:57:41 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: kabar

It would be a delicious irony if the Vietnamese community and the veterans give California to Bush.


28 posted on 06/20/2004 6:41:09 PM PDT by farfromhome (Was Clinton a good president? That depends on what your definition of 'was' is.)
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To: farfromhome; campfollower; VOA; Carl/NewsMax; Rush Limbaugh; Clinton Is Scum; ...

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NEVER FORGET


KERRY's Vietnam Remarks Coming Back to Haunt America, Lawmaker says

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1158692/posts


Excerpts:

The Vietnamese government is now using KERRY's 1971 comments to question America's treatment of Iraqi prisoners..!!!

Vietnam News ..an official arm of the official Communist Vietnam News Agency ..is now repeating JOHN KERRY's 1971 comments to make the point that Americans "perpetrated well-documented atrocities in Vietnam, both in the individual and mass levels.

Vietnam News adds .."despite these abuses, the Vietnamese did not reciprocate in kind; instead, they treated captured US troops humanely."

"KERRY should apologize once and for all to our nation ..And he should disavow these statements as false before more nations decide to rely on his erroneous testimony from 1971" ...Senator PITTS concluded.


NEVER FORGET


29 posted on 06/23/2004 12:53:56 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Thanks for the ping!


30 posted on 06/23/2004 1:09:37 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: ALOHA RONNIE

Freedom isn't Free

Not in our yesterdays
or in our tomorrows

God Bless President Bush


31 posted on 11/07/2004 2:33:07 AM PST by reformjoy (Hitlery is not a joke.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

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And now finally...
on June 20, 2005...



Smith Convenes Vietnam Human Rights and Religious Freedom Hearing on Eve of Prime Minister's Visit

http://www.Freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1425370/posts

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32 posted on 06/17/2005 9:32:31 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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To: risk

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NEVER FORGET

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The Murderer of 9/11 Lifesaver of 1,000’s and of many at our “WE WERE SOLDIERS” Battle of IA DRANG-1965 ..one RICK RESCORLA.. is now dead..!!!

http://www.RickRescorla.com

http://www.lzxray.com

http://www.ArmchairGeneral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24361

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NEVER FORGET

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33 posted on 05/02/2011 2:15:07 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE ("ALOHA RONNIE" Guyer/Veteran-"WE WERE SOLDIERS" Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.lzxray.com)
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