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Vietnam era Swift Boats had a crew of 6. Swift boats typically went on missions in teams of 2 to 6 boats. That means on any specific mission there were 12 to 36 people involved. On three separate occasions — one man and only one man earned a purple heart for being wounded in battle. How unlucky can one man get? One out of ….pick a number between 12 and 36…. three times. Amazing. However, the one man that was wounded by enemy fire three times — never once went to the hospital…never once lost a day of duty… How lucky can one man get? Getting hit by enemy fire three times and never getting sent to a hospital. Whatta’ guy.
Two and a half million people served in Vietnam. Many received purple hearts. A few received 3 — and one and only one received 3 without spending a day in the hospital. One out of 2.5 million.p>No doubt about it… he’s the luckiest unlucky man in world br> — M. Tagliaferro br> Ann Arbor, Michigan /p> p> THE DEEP END
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?
H/T to National Review Online