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Thursday, June 6, 2013

D-Day: June 6, 1944

Duty and heroism.

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As Americans mark yet another solemn anniversary of the D-Day invasion, those who fought in World War II, including the ones who stormed the beaches of Normandy 69 years ago today, continue to slip away.

World War II veterans are dying at a rate of more than 600 each day...

12 comments:

  1. We must not forget the cost of liberty.

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  2. When men were men and their leaders were leaders.

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  3. I'm grateful to the American heroes who stormed Normandy and made NSA monitoring of this tweet possible. --IIowaHawk

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  4. Ah, Jack, if only all that immense courage, sacrifice and suffering HAD bought us "liberty," but it did not.

    The Little Foxes who spoil the vines are never vanquished, and right now they seem on the verge of achieving an enormous victory.

    Blessed are the dead who died in the Lord for they shall reap in joy, however much they may have sown in pain and sorrow.



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  5. FT is right. While our boys were dying, Roosevelt sold his country out by transferring some amount of fissionable uranium to Stalin. He, more than any other, set into motion the Cold War. A revolution may have already occurred (again) in this country were it not for the fact that all these treasonable acts have been hidden from the American people.

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  6. never forget hun..thanks for the crucial reminder:)

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  7. Thank you, Robert. I believe all that may have been ore the responsibility of the infamous "Brain Trust" than FDR, himself, who was, as far as I can tell, something of an intellectual lightweight.

    What I do know fir sure is that my grandparents and ants and uncles who were still very much alive -- middle aged to be exact -- in that era hated FDR's guts. I hasten to add these were working people not members of the Idle Rich. They knew, however, which end was up. Immigrant grandparents were painfully aware the "dream" they had come here to pursue was being willfully destroyed.

    One of my uncles, a "self-made man" who became a successful industrialist -- he had developed the process of color-plating aluminium, even though he'd never been able to finish high school -- and became a millionaire after starting out life as a "Butcher's Boy" at the age of nine. At any rate, he told me long ago that the Depression would have cleared itself up very nicely much more quickly than it did if it hadn't been for FDR's damnable interference in the affairs of business.

    One of my other uncles got shot up in the war and spent two years in German POW camp. He never wanted to talk about it. A boyhood friend of my Dad's was not so lucky. He wound in a JAPANESE POW Camp, and witnessed unimaginable horrors.

    So yeah, it makes me angry to realize all their suffering and sacrifice may have been for naught in the long run.

    I wish you'd share more of what you've learned about FDR with us in some detail. Robert.

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  8. I've enjoyed Rush Limbaugh the last two days talking about his trip to the beaches, burial sites, etc. What a trip that would be. My hubby would love it, he is such a WWII history buff.

    Thanks to all our military, D-Day was a horrible experience for all of them.

    Debbie
    Right Truth
    http://www.righttruth.typepad.com

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  9. However we may think how bad our country is now, those men that died on the battlefields, and those still living, are owed a debt of gratitude that can never be repaid.

    They gave for love, honor and duty of America. Thank God there are still some of us that feel the same way. For those of us that are like that, let us live in honor of them.

    Render HAND SALUTE!

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  10. Frankly, AOW, I'm just as glad he did ignore D-Day. Bathhouse Barry has desecrated America all I can stand, as it is.

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