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Posts by WildBillArthur

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  • CLAIM: Prince Harry is going to WAR in Iraq...

    12/26/2006 5:26:48 PM PST · 11 of 141
    WildBillArthur to dogbyte12

    Good for him. Leadership from the front. I respect it and his comrades will respect it. Especially if he acts like one of the guys.

    They are desparate to kill any US or Brits, royalty or not. I dont really think it will effect things as much as you think.

  • Meatpacking raids: A victim's story

    12/13/2006 7:25:39 PM PST · 31 of 52
    WildBillArthur to Lizavetta

    You are correct. I would bet if a person came in who the company suspected was an illegal, but the person had a SSN and drivers liscence, the company could be sued for NOT hiring them because of discrimination.

    Just like teachers are forbidden to check the facts on any more then 2% of free lunch applications. 98% of those who apply can not be checked out.

  • Arrest exposes sect's slave-like polygamy trade (FLDS families relying on your tax dollars)

    09/04/2006 11:51:11 AM PDT · 8 of 118
    WildBillArthur to Clintonfatigued

    We can realize it all day, but the fact is, he is not a member of our church, so what do you want us to do? They are in no way affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

  • COMET HIT BY 'RODS FROM GOD' DEATH FROM SPACE PROGRAM

    07/05/2005 9:38:28 PM PDT · 11 of 63
    WildBillArthur to orionblamblam

    I just wish that it was true. If only our government secretly did have it all together like that...

  • Vets applaud skipper of nuclear submarine in fatal crash

    07/05/2005 9:35:56 PM PDT · 65 of 65
    WildBillArthur to ryan71

    So obviously they need to put a windshield on the subs. DUH!

  • Mystery of the smiling Buddha that arrived as a gift from the tsunami

    05/30/2005 8:30:49 PM PDT · 6 of 23
    WildBillArthur to cynblogger

    Who was this mysterious expert that arrived on the scene so quickly. Maybe he was a gift of the tsunami too.

    BTW, tell them to be on the lookout for my wallet. I lost it on the Topsail Island, NC beach when I was in 7th grade, but somehow I feel it is still out there. Somewhere.

  • Vets applaud skipper of nuclear submarine in fatal crash

    05/30/2005 2:12:51 PM PDT · 32 of 65
    WildBillArthur to El Gran Salseron

    Right, when I was at USNA, I dont remember any lectures about how the Captain is responsible for whatever happens on his ship, with or without his knowledge, unless his map doesnt show something.

    I am pretty surprised actually that the Navy seems to be changing to the "nobody is at fault for anything" mentality of some civilian companies. At least he didnt go with the "its really the Chief's fault" defense.

    That being said, if he acted properly, then he has nothing to fear. Stuff gets broken in training and in war. It just happens. He is still responsible, but if he had done all he was supposed to then it should be one of those dont do this again type things I would think. And no, I am not a submariner. Semper Fi.

  • Why Guantanamo Bay?

    05/25/2005 7:55:50 AM PDT · 38 of 39
    WildBillArthur to An Old Marine

    "There is this little group called the Marine Corps that has been hanging around Gitmo for a long time now.

    In fact 600 Marines took it from the Spanish in 1898 and it has been a Naval facility ever since. Today there is a 'rump' battalion of Marines guarding the Gitmo perimeter."

    Semper Fi Old Marine! (I was being sarcastic in my post.)

  • Why Guantanamo Bay?

    05/24/2005 7:36:32 AM PDT · 9 of 39
    WildBillArthur to Guillermo

    There is this little group called the Marine Corps that has been hanging around Gitmo for a long time now.

  • Market in place for meat goats

    05/23/2005 8:16:54 PM PDT · 28 of 135
    WildBillArthur to cyborg

    "Hopefully they won't befall the same factory farm, abusive condition as the cow and pig."

    Yeh, did you see that on CBS right after the bit about global warming and bat boy.

    Since I grew up on a corporate style hog farm as did my wife, I can tell you that they arnt treated all that bad first off. Secondly, we arnt talking about wilber from Charlotte's web here, hogs are nasty mean creatures. They treat each other much worse then I ever treated them and they would do that in the woods or the ritz carlton as soon as they will in the hog house. Like anything else, there is the occasional A-hole that abuses his animals, but that is the exception, not the rule. I wasnt raised to do that sort of thing, plus, it costs a farmer money whenever the hogs get stressed out and die. Its not worth it.

  • Pro wrestler Flair's son at center of prep mat melee

    05/03/2005 6:19:08 PM PDT · 7 of 24
    WildBillArthur to upchuck

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  • Father arrested over objections to homosexual curriculum in son’s kindergarten class.

    04/28/2005 10:14:11 AM PDT · 206 of 335
    WildBillArthur to twigs

    "No because once vouchers are introduced to private schools, the feds will be able to enforce this kind of thing there too. No vouchers."

    You are correct. Better then vouchers, return all tax money to everyone that was previously spent on education and if you have kids, pay for it out of that. Privitize the whole thing.

    Areas of the country where people cant control their children will soon not be able to find schools for their unruley monsters. We can then close the border because we will have cheap labor again. There will develop a disipline renassance among parents as they discover that training their kids is their responsibility, not every one elses. Those who dont figure that out, will reap what they sow.

    And best of all, the free market ecomemny will produce better schools and more options. You can send your kid to Rainbow Brite elementry or He-Man high, its your choice, just like at Walmart, store brand or name brand....

  • Hillary's Energy Plan: BURN OLD TIRES! (YIKES!!!)

    04/28/2005 9:46:08 AM PDT · 35 of 81
    WildBillArthur to All

    I do think that this is perhaps the only thing she has ever done that is close to being sane actually. I'm sure if she realized that she would oppose herself.

    Now before you all get nuts, lets clarify what I mean, if there was a way to burn it more completely, with an afterburner or whatever and clean the exhaust to the point that it wasnt irresponsible, I think it could be a good idea. We have tons of tires all over the place and lots are being buried. This should go for most household garbage too. We need to start burning this trash (in a clean fashion) and use its energy. We are probably the only country in the world that does not burn our garbage and I can promise you they aren't worrying about emmissions. Japan burns all their trash, you have to sort out the cans and non flamable stuff like that. Its a big deal and kinda a pain but you get used to it. If your area recycles, then you wouldnt notice a change.

    Farmers operate incenorators to destroy dead animals. I have used one my parents farm myself. If you can burn a 270 lb hog to a hand full of dust, while producing minimal smoke, I think it is possible to do this and keep it somewhat clean. The incenorator uses an afterburner in the exhaust stack. What I would propose is to use the exhaust stack as a preheater for a steam cycle, so the afterburner is not just wasting energy. Obviously, this would require natural gas or diesel to fuel the afterburner and also to kick up the heat in the main burner, but would give it extreamly good 'gas milage' for a power plant since much or most of the energy would come from the trash/tires. I think it would be cool to design an exhaust system to do this. The key is getting it really, really hot, the hotter it burns, the cleaner. And as a positive asside, the more potential for thermal efficiency from the steam cycle.

  • Titan 4 finally fueled for secret satellite launch

    04/28/2005 7:56:47 AM PDT · 4 of 23
    WildBillArthur to Phantom Lord

    SHHHHH! Its a secret!

  • Army Officer Acquitted of Raping Soldier In Her Barracks Room (Jennifer Dyer)

    04/27/2005 8:16:17 PM PDT · 30 of 59
    WildBillArthur to org.whodat

    Maybe you guys need to do some searching. it is very common some rediculous number of young people have it and they dont always get it like you think they do. Its the same virus that causes cold sores, so yes, most folks probably get cold sores from time to time, just not there, but lots have the virus already.

    Anyways, he shouldnt have been sleeping around on his wife, but I have news for you, this is what happened when they let all the women in the military. They are all to busy getting busy to focus on work. I had all kinds of problems with my Marines. It isnt going away as long as 18 year olds have harmones and you have a co-ed force. Doesnt make it right.... Personally, I managed to keep my zipper secured just fine.

  • Recruiting: Put the Warrior Back into Society

    04/26/2005 10:24:16 AM PDT · 9 of 42
    WildBillArthur to strategofr

    Interesting, I first thought of Sparta and that this was probably going to be a kooky tin-foil helmet article.

    However, the idea has merit. As I recall, all male citizens were expected to be part of our countries militia by our founding fathers. A little physical training, orienteering, shooting and maybe some kung fu classes in school wouldnt hurt anything and it would let some kids find out that they really like that sort of thing. They should tie it back in with the concepts of duty to your county and maybe have them read the constitution, if that isnt banned by some judge somewhere. It would also benifit the police departments and other law enforcement. I was always facinated at how many new recurits and officers I met in the military that had never even touched a gun prior to signing up. Its sad really.

    I hate to point this out, but the Marines dont have nearly the problems the Army does with their quotas, mostly because they have the "maybe you can be one of us" attitude vs. "Army of one???" Of course we have fewer seats to fill, so I'll give them that.

  • Naval Academy? Looking for advice and experience. (Vanity)

    04/26/2005 8:43:58 AM PDT · 52 of 76
    WildBillArthur to Paratrooper

    From even the greatest trees, a few bad apples must fall. ha ha.

    Perot was probably not one of those however. I dont understand the thing with the election, but he was pretty much the man when he was at the academy. Apparently he did ok for himself after that too. Supposedly Carter did well in the Navy, just lost his mind after that.

    I wouldnt say that most graduates are democrats. I sure didnt get a democrat feel when I was there. Actually both Clintoon and Algore really showed their butts when they came to visit. Clintoon had more security on us then I thought was necessary. He had us all metal detected/strip searched before we could go hear his dumb talk and snipers on the freaking roof tops. I kid you not.

    President G.W. Bush came to speak to the familys of the Marines about to go over the border into Iraq when I was stationed at Camp Lejeune and there was not anywhere near that amount of security. I guess he trusts his military.

  • Naval Academy? Looking for advice and experience. (Vanity)

    04/26/2005 8:20:43 AM PDT · 46 of 76
    WildBillArthur to JCEccles
    Yeh, I think he'll be ok in that respect. All I had other then the hiking and stuff in scouting is that I ran on my own. If he does that make sure he tells them. They want to see that he can make himself PT without someone else making him.

    Like someone else said, the drive comes from within himself. With me, I wanted to make my family proud, but I did it because thats what I wanted to do. We started out with a class of 1250 and graduated 870 or so. So there is a pretty high attrition rate.
  • Did Marine Murder Two Iraqis? Hearing To Weigh Evidence

    04/26/2005 8:13:59 AM PDT · 12 of 17
    WildBillArthur to mel

    He cant run as a democrat unless he shot them in the back. Somehow, I doubt he'd want to go do that anyways.

    Dont get too fired up yet. Like the other guy said, this is to cover everyones 6. If he is found not guilty of anything at this hearing, then its over. If they just didnt do anything about it it would be on 60 minutes for ever. I have my own feelings about it that basically revolve around "he shot a terrorist, what was the problem again" but the military law system is not the same as the kook liberal legal system the civilians have to endure.

  • Naval Academy? Looking for advice and experience. (Vanity)

    04/26/2005 8:01:53 AM PDT · 39 of 76
    WildBillArthur to bert

    Yes, however it is not a requirement. I had played no sports at all in high school. Eagle scout countered that for me I think. They are looking at the total package and if that package just sits around on the couch muching on ho-hos and paying nintendo, thats not exactly what they are looking for. You dont get to do that until you are a sophmore. ha ha.

  • Naval Academy? Looking for advice and experience. (Vanity)

    04/26/2005 7:51:02 AM PDT · 34 of 76
    WildBillArthur to All

    I graduated in 99. It was probably the best thing I ever did outside of my family and church. I will say that he has to want to go for himself. At the end of the day, the guys that are only there because their parents want them to go there will have a tough time during the first year. It sounds like he wants to do it and it was his idea, so he is half way there already.

    The application process is over-involved and a pain, I think its like a test or something. He needs to call, right now and get a pre-candidate questionare. Go to the website, you should be able to get one sent to you from the Admissions page. I believe the web address is www.usna.navy.mil.

    After you do the first questionare, if he meets the minimum qualifications he will get a whole package to complete. Some things the teachers/guidance counselors fill out. You may have to weigh in as a parent to make them do it in a timely fashion. This process will go on until around new year's of his senior year if I rememer correctly. He should know something for sure by March, no later then May. It is a good idea to apply to the Air Farce academy and West point if he's interested in the Army and definatly the Coast Guard Acadmemy. Dont be upset if he doesnt get the CG Academy, they are super selective, they are so small. The Merchant Marine academy is good to I have a buddy that went there, but the name is not as recognized and they have a wierd military status that I dont even understand. I personally like the Naval Academy best, but maybe I am biased. ha ha.

    Contrary to popular belief, you dont have to know anyone to go there. The congressmen and senators can all only have like 5 people in all the academys at any time that they sponsor. So the guys from your area will get together and make sure they sponsor as many folks as they can. My dad gave money to the Republicans a lot the same year the Democrat congressman sponsored me, so I feel that politics doesnt really play in this thing. The academy admissions folks will help you a lot. If you are active duty or retired, he is also eligable for a presidential nomination. They will give you sample letters to write, and the addresses to send them to. He will have to interview with the congressmen or their representatives and it is a good experiance. There is a ton of stuff he has to do, medical quals, physical fitness test done by the high school PE teacher and stuff like that, but he can do it if he just keeps working at it.

    When he goes there, he will not have civilian cloths for the first two years. I mean, he will not own them, they will not be in his room, he mails home what was on his back when he gets there. All he needs to go is 2000 bucks to offset the uniforms and a pair of underwear. And a desire to do well. There is no TV or radio the first year. There is basically no liberty to amount to anything the first year either. He will make friends in that company that he will know for years after he graduates. As a senior he has to choose service assignment, Navy surface, subs, spec ops/war (only a few spots, he has to be a PT animal to get one of these) or pilot. Or USMC ground or air. Everything is competitive except for surface basically. I got USMC air, but ended up as a ground pounder due to the ringing in my ears. Unless he goes flight, he will do 5 years active duty in the service afterwards. It is a great experiance and I think they do a pretty good job of letting you see how it feels to be on the recieving end of orders. Most everyone I knew there was pretty well adjusted. Also, you get to hear some pretty neat speaches.

    Also, you get to go to probably the most conservative college in the world. We booed Algore and Janet Reno. It was great. Not that any of us had any political leanings or anything (we dont do that as officers).

    Anyways, I hope this helped. Tell him to not waste his time with poly sci, get an engineering degree.

  • Wis. Governor Rejects Cat-Hunting Idea

    04/13/2005 8:40:13 PM PDT · 25 of 48
    WildBillArthur to John Jorsett

    Ok, I am pretty sure this is not a liberal/conservative issue as much as a city/country issue.

    I live in Mississippi in the woods on my 15 acres (little slice of redneck heaven.) I actually have a cat that is trying to take up here at that house and it sets off in the woods making this horrible noise all night for several nights now. I already have 4 dogs and 2 cats. I really dont care if it comes over and eats or not, but if he keeps me awake tonight, me and Mr. SKS might have to throw him a party. The same goes for a dog/fox killing my chickens or a dog that bites a human, a burglar in my house or yard or whatever else needs some killing. I dont really need permission.

    The more I think about it, the more I disagree with hunting liscenses, while we're at it. Did the state put that deer on my land, bet not! Thats why I made the reference to Robin Hood, Men in tights. Just something to think about. :)

    That being said, I probably wouldnt go cat hunting, unless I knew of a good taxidermist that could mount a 8 point rack on its head and make it look natural.

  • Soldiers face real 'die-in' daily in Iraq

    04/13/2005 8:29:18 PM PDT · 14 of 27
    WildBillArthur to SausageDog

    Great name. Very descriptive too.

  • Wis. Governor Rejects Cat-Hunting Idea

    04/13/2005 8:05:32 PM PDT · 20 of 48
    WildBillArthur to hispanarepublicana

    You need a law to say you can shoot cats? Whats next, deer?

    Thats all a bunch of talk, blast away America!

    "You deer to kill the King's dare?"

  • John Kerry Ever the Military Basher

    04/13/2005 7:59:06 PM PDT · 18 of 55
    WildBillArthur to hipaatwo

    Here's what I put:

    All my friends were deployed to Iraq. When they got home, there was this clown on TV trying to put them down in order to advance his career. And he was even a Senator! What I cant figure is how he thought this was going to help his campaign? Anyhow, he basically implied that all of us in the service are stupid and pretty much egged on the terrorists and scared all the Iraquis who trusted us to stand with them.

    How about signing that SF-180!

    Bubba Ray Dudley

  • Secretary General Bill Clinton?

    11/03/2004 9:24:15 AM PST · 20 of 36
    WildBillArthur to All

    Just send Ollie North. Or do we want him for Pres in 08?

  • DU freaking!!

    11/02/2004 9:50:22 PM PST · 90 of 111
    WildBillArthur to All

    Yeh, its really sad. I just looked over there for the first time. What a bunch of whackos. All this talk of the evil "corporate" media trying to supress their votes and how they have to sue no matter what. Oh, and my favorite part is calling the President a wife abuser. What class, what intelligence.

    BTW, they also stated that this was a war and discussed scenerios for assassinating the President but that would leave Cheney in charge. Unreal.

    All I can say, is I hate it for any of these new age "warriors" who happen onto my lovely slice of redneck heaven here in Mississippi with this revolution crap. "against all enemys foreign and domestic...."

  • swedish stealth navy -

    10/10/2004 7:55:10 PM PDT · 17 of 27
    WildBillArthur to ProudVet77

    They dropped the 21 program, or rather it became the X program. I work on the DD(X) program. The CG(X) will follow the DD(X). It will be pretty cool, but totally different. The traditionalist in me hates to see it, lots of the traditional Navy things are giving way to computers. If it does all the stuff they say it does, it will be pretty cool.

    Still, I personally think we need to make about 1500 PT boats and riverine patrol craft. Maybe assign Marines to each boat for a boarding party and send them to the gulf. I read a great book about PT boats, it was called "devil boats." I did not know it but the PT's sank more tonnage then anything except our submarines in WWII. And they had paxton superchargers, which is always cool.

  • Why did Kerry assume only 3 people made $200,000

    10/08/2004 8:08:23 PM PDT · 56 of 77
    WildBillArthur to Maneesh

    I said the same thing. The great thing about our country is you cant tell what people make by looking at them. Some guy who looks like a bum may be a millionare. Just because he doesnt windsurf doesnt mean he does not have wealth, or the capacity to be wealthy.

    Why are all the polls showing a huge Kerry victory 5 minutes after it was over? When did they start these polls and did they just open it with Kerry already ahead by 30,000 votes or what. Did they watch the same thing I just did? From the Presidents campaign emails:

    Immediately after the debate, visit online polls, chat rooms, and discussion boards and make your voice heard. The major news networks will all have internet polls after the debate. Make sure you vote in polls on:
    MSNBC.com
    FoxNews.com
    ABCNews.com
    CNN.com
    and even CBS.

  • The Media and the Military

    10/08/2004 1:52:54 PM PDT · 7 of 9
    WildBillArthur to SMARTY

    Exactly. You would think Rather would know all about this after his long and glorious career in Marine boot camp before he got kicked out. Maybe he had a problem understanding where his DI was comming from. Its amazing how these reporters get in with the units and then all the sudden start sounding like republicans. At least until they get home and get brainwashed again.

  • Partial birth: year-long contractors' boycott stalls Planned Parenthood abortuary

    10/08/2004 10:40:08 AM PDT · 18 of 19
    WildBillArthur to investigateworld

    My brother is a deputy sherrif back in NC now. I am real proud of him, he was sworn in the day after he turned 21. (that was their min age requirement)

    I had been asking the same questions and I formed my opinion based on some stuff Rush had in one of his books I read. He described it as the "sacrament" of the liberals. Its pretty horrible to think of it that way, but the more I think of it, it really seems true. Being religious myself, I can not comprehend how people could do that when adoption agencies are everywhere. My Church runs a very successful adoption agency with extreamly strict rules about who can adopt. No mommy and her "friend" or any of that, they have to be living our faith to adopt. That is the solution for these problems, not abortion and not bigger government. The government does not care about kids, they dont vote. Hello, they dont pay taxes. More Churches and private interests need to organize well thought out adoption programs and stuff to keep these girls from thinking that abortion is the only solution. I know a girl who gave her baby to adoption through this program and she will tell you it was the best thing she ever did for that kid and for her.

  • Families plan to skip military draft-(it what you think it is..)

    10/08/2004 10:32:01 AM PDT · 45 of 45
    WildBillArthur to alrea

    Yep. And that is why it is so vital that we maintain our sovereinty. It is unbelievable what these idiots are trying to pull. Hitler wanted to have one world government too.

    I really do feel sorry for people who are that weak, to make all these crazy plans to avoid service. I am shocked that the democrats are pulling this off without anyone really being able to call them on it.

  • Families plan to skip military draft-(it what you think it is..)

    10/07/2004 6:09:46 PM PDT · 26 of 45
    WildBillArthur to amigatec

    "My sons are very dedicated to peace," said Harris. "Most kids can’t grasp what’s happening, but we should all have a plan. I’m in wait-and-see mode now, but I wouldn’t rule out leaving the country. It’s just not my first choice to live on a Third World island for the duration."

    Yeh, thats great. You can all put on tin foil hats and hide out in some 3rd world crap-hole. Hey, you will all die from malarya or something but at least you wont have any pride.

    I think it is freaking pitiful that these articles are even being written. One that the Democrats have stooped this low. This truely is the begining of the end of the Democrat party. Two, I think teachers in school need to check out the Constitution and other documents having to do with the way this country was set up. ALL male citizens between the ages of 18 and 65 are in the militia. Technically and historically, that is what the militia is. If things were to get that bad, it would be every mans duty to fight. If this family feels that bad, I would personally pay for the one way ticket to fly them to the third world crap-hole of their choise. There they can live out their days with their new-found friends, intestinal parasites, and all die from some wacky disease we have never even heard of. But they can die a cowards death, knowing they have never lifted a hand to help anyone else or do anything to better the world for others. These 'peace' groups are nothing more then sand for you to stick your empty head in. The world is made of sheep, wolves and sheepdogs.

  • Partial birth: year-long contractors' boycott stalls Planned Parenthood abortuary

    10/07/2004 5:54:39 PM PDT · 14 of 19
    WildBillArthur to investigateworld
    It is a mathematical formula.

    1 abortion = one dead baby + one democrat woman for life.

    As long as 225,000 women a year are having them, there will continue to be places to give them and those women will always remember, with guilt, that they were "in distress" or whatever and would feel too guilty to vote for a candidate that opposes abortion. Because, they "know" how it is. Unfortunately, the child has no say in this.

    I do not actually think this applies to all women, I hope that some are strong enough to realize what they did was wrong, but the democrats are betting that the vast majority of them, when in the seclusion of the voting booth, will think twice before they vote republican. Unfortunately, many Americans (men and women) only think with their feelings, not with their brains and many are too ashamed to be able to admit that they actually did something that was morally wrong, such as taking an innocent life.
  • Daily Kerry Crack-ups - October 3, 2004 (Photos)

    10/03/2004 7:39:03 PM PDT · 42 of 81
    WildBillArthur to Lijahsbubbe

    Yeh, well there are several things wrong with these pictures. First off, any moron who stands around in protest because he lost his job for a year is just a retard. I mean, how do you put that on your resume? "2003-2004: Stood outside my last job with a cleverly worded sign (on nice days, when I felt like it) protesting that I had been eliminated from my job instead of going out and searching for a new one in the richest and most prosperous country on the planet, while tens of thousand impoverished people managed to immigrate to our country and find work for themselves." Obviously, parents or the government or someone has been taking care of him or he would be all starved to death.

    Second, as per the flag code, the flag of the US shall never be suspended above horizontally (like a tarp), but always allowed to fly free. The flag is not being flown appropriately and even if it was ok to hang it like that, they still have it backwards. Thats why its upside down, which is the universal sign for danger, surrender or defeat. Actually, maybe that is the way Kerry needs to fly his flag. The rest of us should do it as described in the flag manual.

    And I havent seen him hugging Momma T like that on tv yet, so maybe he just needed a little love, even if it was from a social reject professional protestor.

  • Video of Kerry cheating at the debate

    10/03/2004 7:16:58 PM PDT · 28 of 52
    WildBillArthur to All

    Actually, when I watched the debate, I was convinced that it wasnt really Kerry. It was like some big howdy doodie wooden dummy up there with Ted Kennedy's hand up his butt working his mouth. Maybe Kaffi Annon was up in the rafters pulling strings.

    Hows that for a new rumor!

  • Bush tempers argument for pre-emption; Iraq war precludes similar future engagements

    10/03/2004 6:47:39 PM PDT · 20 of 48
    WildBillArthur to FairOpinion

    Right on. I never once heard him say, "If it wont take to long or get anyone killed, then we might attack if France says its ok". We loose over 45,000 people each year on the highway. The military looses a good bit each year in training, liberty accidents ect. We lost 6,800 on Iwo Jima. What did we loose fighting ourselves at Sharpsburg/Antiedem? (A heck of a lot more then 1000 and that was in a day)

    I think in the grand scheme of things, the liberation of Iraq into a free nation, will have much more impact on us in 30 years then one island in the pacific (although combined they were extreamly significant) or especially all the traffic accidents that happened. What did they die for, trying to get to the office on time?

    So no, I dont think it would be wise to attack every other country that we dont like right now, that would be stupid, but I dont think the lesson we will learn from this down the road will be not to do it. I also think it is interesting that when I watched Kerry trying to answer the questions about N. Korea, it sounded that he would put us on the course for inevitable military action. If I was a hippy type Kerry fan, I would have been really upset to hear my canidate saying how we were going to get tough with N. Korea and we were totally not going to pull out of Iraq until later and then when President Bush was asked about attacking other countries, I sure hope we never have to again. Who is the more peace loving here? But it wasnt just talk, I honestly think Kerrys behaviour would get us into more military action then we could handle. Then he could drive a swiftboat across the Pacific and tell us all war stories from his 45 seconds he spent in Vietnam.

  • Passing a Global Test and the Constitution

    10/03/2004 5:08:28 PM PDT · 6 of 9
    WildBillArthur to Conservative4Life

    I have been thinking about this a lot myself. When I first took the oath at age 18, I took it very seriously. Since then, I have taken it on several occasions as I was promoted. I dont remember any part in there about passing global tests or doing what the criminals at the UN want me to. This is a soverign nation, the leader of the free world. We should be considerate of others, but if we ruffle a few dictators or French socialists feathers in the process so be it. I dont work for them.

  • Letter From a Marine Now in Iraq

    10/03/2004 4:41:41 PM PDT · 7 of 20
    WildBillArthur to dvan

    I have not been to Iraq myself, but many of my buddies went, some of them more then once since this all started. To a man, they all said that they have never been more mad then when they got home and turned on the news. They all said that we are getting fed a sack of lies on tv. Thats why I quit watching tv.

  • Florida Anger Counselor Allegedly Set Pit Bulls On Flood Victims

    09/22/2004 2:01:36 PM PDT · 27 of 29
    WildBillArthur to ArmyBratCutie

    Well, if the dogs have been trained to attack like that, there is only one way to stop them from doing it again. It is unfortunate, but we cant tolerate dogs that attack for no good reason. I had some bite me before and that was the last thing they ever did. In this case, I think they need to lock the owner away in the padded party cell. I just dont understand them treating them at the vets. I mean, come on, just kill it and get it over with. Obviously those folks didnt grow up on a farm.