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This video will change your view on the war

Posted on: April 26, 2008 1:23 pm
Edited on: May 9, 2008 4:54 pm
This gives you a brief idea of what it's like over there and Patriotism like you wouldn't believe. Just watch this quick movie and it will make your day i PROMISE.

Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: July 16, 2008 11:46 am

This video will change your view on the war


I'm just curious how did you stumble upon my blog? Where did you find it?


Since: Jun 7, 2008
Posted on: July 13, 2008 12:26 am

This video will change your view on the war

Im glad I came across this blog. and watched that video it really makes ya appreciate the life we have and the people who put their live on the back burnner just so we can keep it that way. Thanks to anyone who has or is fighting for our country.

Since: Oct 26, 2006
Posted on: June 24, 2008 4:28 am

This video will change your view on the war


you wrote

As a matter of fact, I've read up on 9/11 and I watched 'inside 9/11' and 'inside 9/11part two' on the National Geographic channel. By doing so I've learned that there is alot of situations that make it look very much like he and the department of defense and homeland security knew it was coming due to an earlier chain of events and did nothing to stop it.


You ended by saying that you may be Naive concerning politics and war.  I agree!  You certainly have a right to your views, but do you really beleive that a President, any President, and members of the intelligence and defense community who dedicte their lives to defending/protecting this country would sit back and knowingly allow an attack to take place that will kill thousands of Americans?  That is an insult to those intelligence and defense professionals, of which I am one!  The CIA and the military receive hundreds of thousands pieces of information everyday and the most difficult thing in the world is trying to figure out which ones matter.  It is very easy for a documentarian with and agenda to pick out little facts after an event has occurred and call it a conspiracy.  It's the same type of people who believe FDR knew about Pearl Harbor and the CIA killed JFK.  Sometimes bad things happen because it is the will of evil people.  It's OK to dislike war.  I hate war, I have had good friends killed and I have lost huge junks of my childrens growth.  But please don't belive all the BS.  9/11 happened because of very bad people, that's it!!!!



Since: Oct 26, 2006
Posted on: June 24, 2008 3:50 am

This video will change your view on the war

I know that there are many strong feelings about the war.  I just want to add my two cents.  For the record I am a Major in the Army.  I have served in Afghanistan and I am currently 10 months into a 15 month deployment to Iraq.

Bottom line up front - A complete pull out from Iraq would be a disaster!  We are close to achieving something many thought impossible and we must see it through.  I could mean a semi-permanent basing of troops in Iraq just like we did in Germany and Japan after World War II.  That very well may be the cost of freedom that only the United States can afford to pay.  I beleive it is a cost we must pay.

I also want to talk about what has been acheived.

1993 - 1st bombing of the World Trade Center - our response...nothing

1995 - Bombing of the Air Force barracks, the Kalbolt Tower, in Saudi Arabia - Our respone...nothing

1998 - Bombing of the US embassy's in Kenya and Tanzania - our respone...nothing

2000 - Bombing of the USS Cole in Yemmen - our response...nothing

2001 -  Attacks on the World Trade Center and Washington DC (and the brave actions that caused the crash in PA) - our respone was the current war on terror.  The result is that in the last seven years there has not been one successful attack on the US and/or it's interests!  Al-Quieda now exists in a shell with virtually no power or resources and two truly evil dictatorships have been removed.

Let's not forget that Saddam was no boyscout.  350,000 of his own people killed, including several Kurdish villages wiped out with chemical weapons.  Let's not forget the est. 1 million total killed in the 8 year Iran-Iraq war which was started by Saddam.  Let's not forget the rape of Kuwait in 1990-1991 prior to our liberating that country.  Let's not forget about the brutal suppression of Shia's and Kurds in Southern and Northern Iraq that followed that war.  Let's not forget about the payments Saddam made to the families of those who executed suicide bomb attacks on Isrealis.  Saddam may not have known about 9/11 prior to the attacks but a lot of the Billions of dollars he made via the corrupt and totaly unregulated oil for food program went to support world wide terrorists. 

A lot of people don't like Bush and trash him because of the war.  Cetainly mistakes were made by government and military leaders.  But we have learned from our mistakes and the tide has turned.  It's not about oil.  Iraq was exporting oil at market prices long before the war.  I think the oil argument is a cop out for those who simply hate Bush and war.  That's fine.  I think Bush is a bad president because he failed to be the economic conservative he claimed to be, but I support the war and I think he has been a very good foreign policy president despite what the media and leftwing Europen leaders want everybody to think. 

Anyway, those are my thoughts for what it is worth.  The great thing is, that this is America and we can all have and express our opinions, and I'll fight for that!!!


Since: May 11, 2008
Posted on: May 29, 2008 10:22 pm

This video will change your view on the war


I'm very happy for you that you're coming home. I'm sorry you lost so many of your friends. That truly hurts my heart. I feel for you and their families. I do honor troops. In high school, I was in rotc and drill team. I know it's not the same but it was my way of dedicating some of my time to honor soldiers and what they do. Thru rotc I wrote and met a soldier that was serving in Desert Storm. My mom and I used to send him big boxes of anything he would tell me he needed. Please don't get me wrong. I love that ppl are brave enough and honorable enough to fight for our way of life. I just hate that these honorable ppl lose your lives. I just don't understand why ppl have to be so hateful. We are all human beings with feelings. I don't know, maybe its cuz I don't know how to hate. If someone hurts me I just pray harder for them that they find peace and happiness. I must sound stupid to you but that's just me. Take care and I will pray you come home safely.

Nuf Ced:

Thanx you for the book references. I love to read and I will definitely look into those books.



Since: Jan 16, 2008
Posted on: May 24, 2008 5:17 pm

This video will change your view on the war

Three books,

Chasing Ghosts by Paul Reickhoff

The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell by John Crawford

My War by Colby Buzell

One documentary film,

Gunner Palace

..that would sum it all up, at least my experience over there.


Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: May 22, 2008 11:01 pm

This video will change your view on the war

No problem. I have been influenced by people around me who have been in the war or wars from the past and how to respect it. I respect the men and women that go over there and fight for our country. I think that guy in the movie was right. Everybody owes something to this country. For some sadly it's their lives. I hope you come home safely. And i hope you enjoyed the video.


Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: May 22, 2008 7:20 pm

This video will change your view on the war

Thank you for the post, Bronc.  I will be coming home in about 2 months, finishing out my 15 month tour.  It's nice to see people respect and honor troops without a hidden agenda.  God bless those who have fallen, and especially:  PFC Wilfred Bellard (April 4, 2003), SPC Daniel Cunningham (April 4, 2003), CPT Tristan Aitken (April 4, 2003), and SGT Christopher Taylor (July 24, 2005), with whom I've had the honor of serving.  And, may God continue to bless those who willing face other's fears, so they can sleep peacefully.

Since: May 11, 2008
Posted on: May 21, 2008 3:33 am

This video will change your view on the war

Thank you bronco4like24 for making me feel welcome. I'm new to cbssports and It's nice to know that, tho you have different views, you were very nice about it and I appreciate that!

I've never been for the war but that's just cuz I hate fighting and violence and wish there were other ways. If we could go there and kill the assholes that killed our innocent ppl without our troops dying then I'd be all for it. I just hate good ppl dying. One of the guys who went missing there, Alex Jimenez, from Lawrence was a guy who came in my store everyday. He was so young and left behind a very young wife. The whole city had a parade/candlelit vigil for him and his family. I felt so bad. I just think ppl are dying needlessly. There's just gotta be another way...

Also, to the guy who said 'sounds like commy crap'...That is just disgusting and vile. You show your ignorance and immaturity with that one statement. Grow up!! 

Since: Jan 11, 2008
Posted on: May 20, 2008 10:19 am

This video will change your view on the war

Sounds like a bunch of commie crap!

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