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DO NOT POST ANY MILITARY INFORMATION YOU HAVE (Loose Lips Sinks Ships)
Free Republic ^ | Sunday, November 18, 2001 | PhiKapMom and Jim Robinson

Posted on 11/18/2001 5:22:51 AM PST by JohnHuang2

Edited on 01/01/2003 7:01:25 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

DO NOT POST ANY MILITARY INFORMATION YOU HAVE

First, a word from FReeper PhiKapMom:

It is imperative during this time period that no one and I mean no one post any information they have about our military. There have been several postings tonight giving information about bases near where they live -- please do not discuss your local bases on the open forum.

Our men and women of the Armed Forces are in harm's way enough without our telling people what is going on in our areas. Please think before you post. Keep your mouths shut about military activities in your area that are not already in the press.

Thank you much!

God Bless our military, our President, and the United States of America!


Please freepers, think before posting anything that could be used by the enemies of this Country. Treat any information you have as classified!


And now a word from Jim Robinson:

Lots of grumbling lately about deleted posts. Well, my friends, the simple truth is the game has changed. We are now at war. We have been attacked by a vicious cold-blooded force of international terrorists who want to destroy our nation, our freedom and our way of life. There is no doubt about this. Knowing this, I am alarmed to read some of the stuff that has been posted to FR in the last few days. This is not the time to raise doubts about our leaders. This is not the time to raise conspiracy theories. This is not the time to second guess our intelligence agencies. This is war. This is survival of our way of life. We must unite behind our Commander-in-chief and do all we possibly can to support him and our war efforts. We do not have a choice in this matter. The terrorists who attack us do so without warning and without mercy. They do not want peace. They do not want to co-exist. They do not want appeasement or negotiation. They want to destroy us. They want to destroy our way of life. They want to destroy our freedom. They want to destroy our nation. They have no conscience, no respect for life, no compassion and will give no quarter. Death of the USA is what they seek.

Many of us on Free Republic are veterans or have family members who are veterans or who are currently serving in the military. We have each sworn a solemn oath to defend our Constitution and our nation. We will not waver in the face of adversity and we will not shirk our responsibility or fail to do our duty. Regardless of our political differences, we will join together to support our nation and to crush our common enemy.

All of us can help out. There will be opportunities coming for volunteers for all sorts of wartime activities. There will be opportunities to help our men and women in uniform, our civil defense efforts, our war production efforts, giving blood, buying war bonds, cooperating if there are shortages, supporting our leaders and generally supporting the war effort.

There will also be precautionary measures. First and foremost on this forum and elsewhere is to respect the fact that we deal in political information. Many of us may personally gain access to sensitive information that could harm our military or our war efforts if it falls into the wrong hands. If you live or work in an area where you may learn of troop movements or war plans or if you have family members or friends who may have access to this information, please do not spread it around. We will be on the lookout for any "Loose Lips" info and will delete it when spotted on this forum. Now, information that is already printed in the newspapers may or may not fall into this category. Usually, published information is fair game to post. But, please be careful in what discussions may follow.

Also, as I said above, it is essential for all of us to unite behind our President. Now is not the time to seek political advantage. Now is not the time to raise doubts about our government or our military, and now is not the time to post conspiracy theory or to engage in smear attacks. And, no, my finely feathered, tinfoil-hatted friends, we did not do this to ourselves. The U.S. government did not start this war. We were victims of an unprecedented, pre-meditated surprise attack, perpetrated by hostile, cowardly foreign parties. This attack may not have been in the military scale and scope of a Pearl Harbor, but in terms of lives lost and impact on the nation and the world it is every bit as severe.

Even so, we have confidence. We know that our nation is the strongest in the world and that our people are resolved to do whatever it takes to win. We've done it before and we will do it again. This is our heritage. Securing the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity in the tradition of our forefathers is our duty and obligation. And I have faith that with God's blessings, we will rid the world of this evil threat.

God bless you all and God bless America.

Regards,

Jim Robinson

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Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: JohnHuang2
~~ INFORMATION REGARDING THE MILITARY RULES CHOCOLATE ~~

If you've got melted chocolate all over your hands, you're eating it too slowly !!!

Chocolate covered raisins, cherries, orange slices & strawberries all count as fruit, so eat as many as you want !!!

Problem: How to get 2 pounds of chocolate home from the store in hot car ??? . Solution: Eat it in the parking lot !!!

Diet tip: Eat a chocolate bar before each meal. It'll take the edge off your appetite and you'll eat less !!!

A nice box of chocolates can provide your total daily intake of calories in one place. Isn't that handy ???

If you can't eat all your chocolate, it will keep in the freezer !!!

But if you can't eat all your chocolate, what's wrong with you ???

If calories are an issue, store your chocolate on top of the fridge. Calories are afraid of heights, and they will jump out of the chocolate to protect themselves !!!

If I eat equal amounts of dark chocolate and white chocolate, is that a balanced diet? Don't they actually counteract each other ???

Money talks. Chocolate sings !!!

Chocolate has many preservatives. Preservatives make you look younger !!!

Q. Why is there no such organization as Chocoholics Anonymous ???
A. Because no one wants to quit !!!

If not for chocolate, there would be no need for control top pantyhose. An entire garment industry would be devastated !!!

Put "eat chocolate" at the top of your list of things to do today. That way, at least you'll get ONE thing done !!!

2 posted on 11/18/2001 5:42:03 AM PST by GeekDejure
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To: JohnHuang2
I assume you keep posting these repeatative warnings because Freepers keep breaking the rules?
3 posted on 11/18/2001 6:35:03 AM PST by Amerigomag
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To: JohnHuang2
Good Advice!! BTW, I like Navy over Army in 2 weeks!
4 posted on 11/18/2001 6:37:48 AM PST by TexanAmerican
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To: JohnHuang2
I just saw a carrier (the Rutherford B. Hayes) leaving port at Salt Lake City. The gleaming rows of B-52s on its deck were highly inspirational.
5 posted on 11/18/2001 6:48:23 AM PST by dighton
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To: dighton
We know that's a bunch of ( ), but there are people who may believe it.
6 posted on 11/18/2001 8:37:16 AM PST by TiaS
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To: TiaS; aculeus
Oops! We wouldn't want them to see it, would we?

;-)

I give it twelve hours to propagate through DEBKA, The Frontier Post, UPI, and Weekly World News -- not necessarily in that order.

7 posted on 11/18/2001 8:43:29 AM PST by dighton
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To: dighton
LOL it took me a second.. I was like "what is he doing?" and then uhm.. yeah. It took a couple seconds to sink in.
8 posted on 11/18/2001 9:55:01 AM PST by Shuhite
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To: JohnHuang2
A good and necessary reminder. Keep this BTTT!
9 posted on 11/18/2001 11:49:48 AM PST by onyx
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To: dighton
Oh Yea, well I just saw the USS Bubba Clinton (a broke down barnacle barge) leave the beach here in Arizona. The thing was full of s***.
10 posted on 11/18/2001 11:58:33 AM PST by SwankyC
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To: onyx
Just to lighten things up a bit - try this link if you are a Military Brat - it's really funny!

YOU MIGHT BE A MILITARY BRAT IF...

Many of you will know just how true a lot of these items are!

11 posted on 11/18/2001 12:02:24 PM PST by stlrocket
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To: dighton
No, those were definitely B-58s.
12 posted on 11/18/2001 12:02:37 PM PST by real saxophonist
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To: real saxophonist
Your eyes deceived you. B-58s are submarine-launched.
13 posted on 11/18/2001 12:10:16 PM PST by dighton
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To: dighton
That's right. I was thinking of the submarine Nova Scotia, also based at Salt Lake, an escort ship.
14 posted on 11/18/2001 12:21:27 PM PST by real saxophonist
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To: dighton

15 posted on 11/18/2001 12:24:27 PM PST by real saxophonist
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To: dighton
I give it twelve hours to propagate through DEBKA, The Frontier Post, UPI, and Weekly World News

Someone with time on their hands needs to watch for this. What a hoot that would be.

16 posted on 11/18/2001 4:24:39 PM PST by Bradís Gramma
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To: JohnHuang2
Didja wake up yet?
17 posted on 11/18/2001 4:25:07 PM PST by Bradís Gramma
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To: JohnHuang2

18 posted on 11/18/2001 4:35:17 PM PST by Snow Bunny
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To: Victoria Delsoul; PhiKapMom; 68-69TonkinGulfYatchClub

19 posted on 11/18/2001 4:51:11 PM PST by Snow Bunny
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To: Snow Bunny
Thanks, SB.

Bump!

20 posted on 11/18/2001 4:56:40 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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