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Bring Home Our Fallen Soldiers
me | 2/14/2003 | me

Posted on 02/14/2003 11:52:36 AM PST by Bryan24

I believe we should bring home all of the soldiers buried in the American cemetaries in France. The French are showing NO respect for the sacrifices made by Americans on their behalf.

As Colin Powell said the other day about our efforts to liberate France from the hands of tyranny, "All we asked of France was a place to bury our dead."

After the contempt and outright roadblocks thrown by France in our quest to secure our future and protect our citizens, they no longer merit the honor of providing a resting place for US Servicemen, who died liberating their country.

LET'S BRING OUR BOYS HOME!


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: cemetary; france; soldiers
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Do you think they will get the message?
1 posted on 02/14/2003 11:52:36 AM PST by Bryan24
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To: Bryan24
The people of France are not anti-American, the communists and marxists of France are.
2 posted on 02/14/2003 11:55:38 AM PST by thinktwice
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To: Bryan24
I believe we should bring home all of the soldiers buried in the American cemitaries in France. The French are showing NO respect for the sacrifices made by Americans on their behalf.

Have you been to our cemitaries in France in June?
The Frogs may have contempt for the United States, but they take better care of our war dead than we do, frankly.

Every school child in the area is assigned a grave. They learn the story of "their" G.I. and on June 6 they manicure his grave and place a small American flag on it.

I wish to God we treated our war dead buried in this country as well.

3 posted on 02/14/2003 11:59:59 AM PST by and the horse you rode in on (Republican's for Sharpton)
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To: and the horse you rode in on
Maybe the French citizens need to awake to the situation the French government is causing.
4 posted on 02/14/2003 12:03:01 PM PST by Bryan24
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To: Bryan24
I agree, bring em' back.
5 posted on 02/14/2003 12:05:55 PM PST by Bikers4Bush
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To: Bryan24
I hear your anger about how the Leaders of France are treating America

But I think it is best to let our soldiers rest in peace and we should not dig up their bodies
6 posted on 02/14/2003 12:06:05 PM PST by Mo1 (I HATE The Party of Clinton!)
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To: Bryan24
Better would be to withdraw ALL our troops from French and German soil, and stop paying these weasels for real estate where we house our defense of them! Let the weasels soak in their own bile.
7 posted on 02/14/2003 12:06:40 PM PST by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote Life Support for others.)
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To: and the horse you rode in on
I wish to God we treated our war dead buried in this country as well.

I so agree .. really sad if you think about it

8 posted on 02/14/2003 12:07:22 PM PST by Mo1 (I HATE The Party of Clinton!)
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To: Bryan24
If we were to do that, I believe that soldier's death was in vain. They are proof that they fought and gave their all for a cause, worthy or not.

9 posted on 02/14/2003 12:10:18 PM PST by swheats
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To: and the horse you rode in on
Thank you for sharing that excellent post.
10 posted on 02/14/2003 12:14:20 PM PST by Skooz (Tagline removed by moderator)
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To: Bryan24
I would think that an appalling development. Those soldiers fought and died for that land - where they should rest in peace as a testament to their time of glory.
11 posted on 02/14/2003 12:14:31 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: Bryan24
One of the best-kept secrets of World War II was that the U.S. didn't exactly "liberate" France. In fact, the Vichy government was the legitimate government of France at the time. The U.S. simply supported one faction in France against another.

For a variety of reasons, most of the French were quite content having a government in cahoots with the Nazis.

12 posted on 02/14/2003 12:16:07 PM PST by Alberta's Child
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To: AntiGuv
What happens when the muslims take over those countries? (if not already.)
13 posted on 02/14/2003 12:17:42 PM PST by sam_paine
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To: AntiGuv
They fought for Freedom and for the Freedom of the French People. If we had fought for the land, we would have a state called Franceland.

No, my suggestion is not 100% serious. But maybe the French need a diplomatic "slap-in-the-face". They pulled out of NATO back in the 60's yet still want to maintain veto power.

I don't recall the French volunteering their help in hunting down Al Queda.
14 posted on 02/14/2003 12:21:09 PM PST by Bryan24
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To: sam_paine
I don't believe that will happen to the French. Their government has recently implemented an extensive array of "family friendly" policies, which has created a 'baby boom' in France. French women now have the highest birthrate in the European Union, at a rate of 1.9 children each - very close to their replacement rate. Actually, they're probably somewhat higher than replacement levels, now, because of the low infant mortality rates and quality of health improvements.
15 posted on 02/14/2003 12:25:50 PM PST by AntiGuv ()
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To: thinktwice
Just who elected them? The so-called French people!
16 posted on 02/14/2003 12:26:00 PM PST by RetiredArmy
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To: Bryan24
Either that, or move the graves to England, a country that understands what we fought for then, and are fighting for now.
17 posted on 02/14/2003 12:31:38 PM PST by PetroniDE (WAR ON !!!)
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To: Bryan24; All
Heard Rush tell a great story today.

Tom DeLay was having a discussion with a Frenchman. They couldn't agree. Tom stopped talking and then said, "do you speak German". The Frenchman said, "no?"

Tom said, "Thank you very much!" and walked away!!

Priceless!
18 posted on 02/14/2003 12:34:13 PM PST by CyberAnt ( Yo! Syracuse)
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To: and the horse you rode in on
I can confirm your observations regarding the cemeteries. The same is observed in Belgium. When I was on travel to the SHAPE facility, I would drive up to the Air Force base at Chievres to go to the PX. There are a few cemeteries along the road. The roadsides were covered with cars parked next to the cemetery. The graves were covered with flowers. All of them. The French and Belgians do remember what the U.S. G.I.s did to liberate them. Their governments have become filled with socialist trash.
19 posted on 02/14/2003 12:34:32 PM PST by Myrddin
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To: Alberta's Child
Nonsense. Germany occupied all of France after the US and Britain landed in North Africa in November, 1942. That ended the Vichy Government. There was no Government of France until almost two years later, when the Allies recognized De Gaulle's Organization as the Provisional Government of France in October, 1944.

In addition, the portion of France liberated first (Northern France) was not part of Vichy, but under German occupation. Vichy only included southeastern France.
20 posted on 02/14/2003 12:35:20 PM PST by You Dirty Rats
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