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In case anyone is interested, one of the 389th's(red squadron) MIG killer

F-4 is on display at the Boeing Air Museum in Seattle. It has been fully

restored and has a big Gunfighter emblem on it's side.

Jerry Horn

Seattle WA


I have a rather humerous story to share.

While most of my year (4/69 to 4/70) was spent in the Weapons Release Shop, I did do a 90 day tour in debriefing.  My function was to debrief returning pilots as to how the weapons release system and gun system function during their mission.
We typically debriefed the guy in back (GIB) as the aircraft commanders were usually talking among themselves.  After a mission I was trying to debrief this young GIB regarding his weapons functions and for some reason he wouldn't speak to me.  He just sat there numbly with his face as white as a sheet.  After several attempts I gave up and inquired to the aircraft commander.  He was obviously older that the normal jet jock.  He advised me that on his last pass he "sort of got into the trees"!  He further suggested I might "red X" the bird and have it inspected for damage!  A real warrior! Four hundred and fifty knots and into the tree tops! It seems that this Colonel had experience in WW2, Korea, as well as Vietnam. 
I wonder if that GIB ever flew again.

Mike Rutledge


Thanks for the email, I was with the 20th Trash 1969-1970. I was just looking at the photo's on the 366th site, re-kindling old memories. I noticed in the VFW magazine that the 366th is having a reunion soon. If you didn't get the word, the contact is:   mkjeanpennington@juno.com, Tel:  425-774-7504.

Nice to have heard from you,
Tony Jannelli


Hi,  My name is Art Forbes, Jet Propulsion shop, '69/'69.  I'm on the home page list.  I have a friend that just started an embroidery/T-shirt business and I gave him my jacket with the large "Gunfighter" patch on it to see if he could reproduce it.  He did  and I was wondering if anyone would like to purchase one.  It is a large patch big enough for a jacket back patch.  Don't want to make anything, just thought it would be pretty neat.  Can't find the patch any place else.  I have a new flight jacket that I wanted the patch for.  He can embroider a jacket or just make a patch.  What do you think?
Keep in touch,
Art Forbes

Occasionally I see guys write in about wanting "Gunfighter" patches. I found a good on-line source

to get them. It's www.BattleZone.com or you can just type

in "Phantom Patches" and it usually comes up. They have

several others related to Phantoms too. Regards, John


Subject: Tomb of Unknown Soldier

The Third Infantry Regiment at Fort Meyer, VA has the responsibility for providing ceremonial units and honor guards for state occasions, White House social functions, public celebrations and interments at Arlington National Cemetery....and standing a very formal sentry watch at the Tombs of the Unknowns. The public is familiar with the precision of what is called. "walking post" at the Tombs. There are roped off galleries where visitors can form to observe the troopers and their measured step and almost mechanical silent rifle shoulder changes. They are relieved every hour in a very formal drill that has to be seen to believe. Some people think that when the Cemetery is closed to the public in the evening in the evening that this show stops. First, to the men who who are dedicated to this work...it is no show...it is a "charge of honor".The formality and precision continues uninterrupted all night. During the nighttime, the drill of relief and the measured step of the on duty sentry remain unchanged from the daylight hours. To these men...these special men, the continuity of this post is the key to the honor and respect shown to these honored dead, symbolic of all American unaccounted for American combat dead. The steady rhythmic step in rain, sleet, snow, hail, hot, cold...bitter cold...uninterrupted...uninterrupted is the important part of the honor shown. Last night, while you were sleeping, the teeth of hurricane Isabel came through this area and tore hell out of everything... We have thousands of trees down...power outages...traffic signals out...roads filled with down limbs and "gear adrift" debris...We have flooding...and the place looks like it has been the impact area of an off shore bombardment. The Regimental Commander of the U.S. Third Infantry sent word to the nighttime Sentry Detail to secure the post and seek shelter from the high winds, to ensure their personal safety. THEY DISOBEYED THE ORDER...During winds that turned over vehicles and turned debris into projectiles...the measured step continued. One fellow said "I've got buddies getting shot at in Iraq who would kick my butt if word got to them that we let them down...I'm sure as hell have no intention of spending my Army career being known as the goddam idiot who couldn't stand a little light breeze and shirked his duty." .....Then he said something in response to a female reporters question regarding silly purposeless personal risk...."I wouldn't expect you to understand. it's an enlisted man's thing." God Bless the rascal...In a time in our nation's history when spin and total bullshit seems to have become the accepted coin-of-the-realm, there beat hearts...the enlisted hearts we all knew and were so damn proud to be a part of...that fully understand that devotion to duty is not a part time occupation. While we slept, we were represented by some damn fine men who fully understood their post orders and proudly went about their assigned responsibilities unseen, unrecognized and in the finest tradition of the American Enlisted Man. Folks, there's hope....The gene that George S. Patton...Arliegh Burke and Jimmy Doolittle left us...survives.

From a subvet friend in our nation's capital - On the ABC evening news, it was reported tonight that, because of the dangers from Hurricane Isabel approaching Washington DC, the military members assigned the duty of guarding the Tomb of the Unkown Soldier were given permission to suspend the assignment. They refused. "No way, Sir!" Soaked to the skin, marching in the pelting rain of a tropical storm, they said that guarding the Tomb was not just an assignment, it was the highest honor that can be afforded to a service person. The tomb has been patrolled continuously, 24/7, since

Addition to this e: I saw an interview on Fox News Channel with the Commander of the soldiers who guard the Tomb of the unknown. He took the shift when Isabel was unleashing her fury, cause he did not want to ask any of his men to do this - he felt it was his highest honor to be on duty during that time. Very, very proud of our persons in uniform!!!!!! I don't usually suggest that e-mails be forwarded, but I'd be DAMN proud if this one reached as many as possible.


To All,

To those who qualify, a Cold War Recognition Certificate issued by the Secretary of Defense is available upon application at the following web site:
You can also request your military awards and decorations from the page.
The Cold War Recognition Certificate statement reads as follows:

Cold War Recognition Certificate

In accordance with section 1084 of the Fiscal Year 1998 National Defense Authorization Act, the Secretary of Defense approved awarding Cold War Recognition Certificates to all members of the armed forces and qualified federal government civilian personnel who faithfully served the United States during the Cold War era, from Sept. 2, 1945, to Dec. 26, 1991.

Who is eligible?  All members of the armed forces and federal government civilian personnel who faithfully served the United States during the Cold War era, Sept. 2, 1945, to Dec. 26, 1991.

This Center will, upon request, provide copies of DD 214's and other separation documents, as appropriate, to authorized requesters.  These documents may be used to apply for the Certificate.  Complete instructions for obtaining a copy of your DD 214 may be found under Official Military Personnel File including Active Duty Health Record, Services for veterans, next-of-kin, or the veteran's representative.  However, this center does not have the application form available, nor will we be able to supply the Certificate itself.  For more information concerning the application process visit the Cold War Recognition Certificate webpage.

The last link will take you to the site where you can print out the form for mailing. If this link does not work go to:


Good luck to those interested and who qualify,

Michael A. McFarland


Keep your eyes and ears open, and your 357 handy.

  Subject:        UPS Uniforms

UPS Uniforms
Government Warning regarding purchase of UPS uniforms:
There has been a huge purchase, $32,000 worth, of United Parcel
(UPS) uniforms on eBay over the last 30 days. This could represent a
serious threat as bogus drivers (terrorists) can drop off anything to
with deadly consequences! If you have ANY questions when a UPS driver
appears at your door, they should be able to furnish VALID I.D
Additionally, if someone in a UPS uniform comes to make a drop off or
up, make absolutely sure they are driving a UPS truck. UPS doesn't
deliveries or pickups in anything, except a company vehicle
If you have a problem, IMMEDIATELY call your local law enforcement
right away!

TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY! Tell everyone in your office, your family, your
friends, etc. Make people aware so that we can prepare and/or avoid
terrorist attacks on our people! Thank you for your time in reviewing
and PLEASE send to EVERYONE on your list, even if they are friend or
foe. We
should all be aware!


Please pause a moment, reflect back, and take the following Multiple Choice test.... No need to keep score. The events are actual cuts from past history. They actually happened! Do you remember?


1. In 1972 at the Munich Olympics, athletes were kidnapped and massacred by:


a. Olga Corbitt

b. Sitting Bull

c. Arnold Schwarzeneger

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


2. In 1979, the U.S. embassy in Iran was taken over by:


a. Lost Norwegians

b. Elvis

c. A tour bus full of 80-year-old women

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


3. During the 1980's a number of Americans were kidnapped in Lebanon



a. John Dillinger

b. The King of Sweden

c. The Boy Scouts

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


4. In 1983, the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut was blown up by:


a. A pizza delivery boy

b. Pee Wee Herman

c. Geraldo Rivera

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


5. In 1985 the cruise ship Achille Lauro was hijacked and a 70-year-old American passenger was murdered and thrown overboard in his wheelchair by:


a. The Smurfs

b. Davy Jones

c. The Little Mermaid

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


6. In 1985 TWA flight 847 was hijacked in Athens, and a U.S. Navy diver trying to rescue passengers was murdered by:


a. Captain Kidd

b. Charles Lindberg

c. Mother Teresa

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


7. In 1988, Pan Am Flight 103 was bombed by:


a. Scooby Doo

b. The Tooth Fairy

c. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


8. In 1993 the World Trade Center was bombed the first time by:


a. Richard Simmons

b. Grandma Moses

c. Michael Jordan

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


9. In 1998, the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed by:


a. Mr. Rogers

b. Hillary Clinton, to distract attention from Wild Bill's women problems

c. The World Wrestling Federation

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


10. On 9/11/01, four airliners were hijacked; two were used as missiles to take out the World Trade Centers and of the remaining two, one crashed into the US Pentagon and the other was diverted and crashed by the passengers. Thousands of people were killed by:


a. Bugs Bunny, Wiley E. Coyote, Daffy Duck and Elmer Fudd

b. The Supreme Court of Florida

c. Mr. Bean

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


11. In 2002 the United States fought a war in Afghanistan against:


a. Enron

b. The Lutheran Church

c. The NFL

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


12. In 2002 reporter Daniel Pearl was kidnapped and murdered by:


a. Bonnie and Clyde

b. Captain Kangaroo

c. Billy Graham

d. Muslim male extremists mostly between the ages of 17 and 40


Nope, I really don't see a pattern here to justify profiling, do you?


So, to ensure we Americans never offend anyone, particularly fanatics intent on killing us, airport security screeners will no longer be allowed to profile certain people. They must conduct random searches of 80-year-old women, little kids, airline pilots with proper identification, secret agents who are members of the President's security detail, 85-year old congressmen with metal hips, and Medal of Honor winning former governors, and leave Muslim males between the ages 17 and 40 alone because of profiling.


Let's send this to as many people as we can so that the Gloria Aldreds and other dunder-headed attorneys along with Federal Justices that want to thwart common sense, feel doubly ashamed of themselves if they have any such sense.


As the writer of the award winning story "Forrest Gump" so aptly put it, "Stupid is as stupid does."


To hell with Arab outrage and when

someone say's we don't belong there just remember this.

Arabs are "outraged" over the humiliation of Iraqi prisoners at the hands of a few American servicemen.

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when necrophilia's in Fallujah mutilated four American soldiers by stepping on their burnt skulls and hung their burnt bodies from a bridge?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when "palestinians" mutilated and dragged the bodies of two IDF soldiers in Ramallah?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when 19 Muslims blew up the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Muslims continue to slaughter Sudanese Christians?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Muslims blew up Pan Am Flight 103?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Muslims bombed the marine barracks in Lebanon killing 241 Americans in 1983?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Muslims bombed the USS COLE ?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Muslims bombed the American embassies in Africa killing 231 people?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Abu Mazen engineered the "Black September" Terror Attack during the Munich Olympics, which killed 11 Israeli athletes and a U.S. citizen ?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when ABu Abbas threw the wheel-chair bound Leon Klinghoffer overboard on the Achille Lauro?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when "Palestinian" rioters torched the Jewish-only Joseph's Tomb ?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when the Taliban blew up the Buddhist statues in Afghanistan?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when simultaneous blasts rocked two of downtown Istanbul's synagogues killing at least 15 people and wounding at least 140?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when "Palestinians" handed out candies celebrating the deaths of 3000 Americans on 9-11-01?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when Jemaah Islamiyah suicide bombers killed 12 people and injured 150 at the J.W. Marriott in Jakarta, Indonesia?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when bomb attacks in Morocco killed at least 28 people and injure more than 100?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when suicide bombers killed 12 people at an Israeli-owned beach hotel in Kenya and two missiles narrowly miss an airliner carrying Israelis?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when nearly 200 people, including seven Americans, were killed in bombings in a nightclub district of the Indonesian island of Bali?

Where were these "outraged" Arabs when 300,000 Iraqi's bodies were found in mass graves?

Where was their indignation, folks? You know where? NOWHERE.

It was nowhere because Arab outrage when someone non-Arab is a victim, does not exist, it does not rate. Why? Because the Arab culture knows nothing but how to be proud and arrogant. The culture is a cohesive political glob of people united simply by political identity and not at all by morality.

It's time for the rest of us, who DO know the difference between right and wrong, to tell the world that these "outraged" idiots are too pathetic to warrant any sympathy from the rest of us.

We're waiting for these "outraged" Arabs to get up the manhood to be disgusted BY THEIR OWN people for the disgusting crimes they have committed against others.

Then we'll shed a tear


So, to ensure we Americans never offend anyone, particularly fanatics intent on killing us, airport security screeners will no longer be allowed to profile certain people. They must conduct random searches of 80-year-old women, little kids, airline pilots with proper identification, secret agents who are members of the President's security detail, 85-year old congressmen with metal hips, and Medal of Honor winning former governors, and leave Muslim males between the ages 17 and 40 alone because of profiling

WE MUST PROFILE, screw the politically correct BS

A note from the webmaster: Why does our Government warn us that an attack or attacks are imminent this summer ? To cover their ass, so we can't say that we weren't warned when it happens. What are we supposed to do about it? Crawl in a hole? Protecting our citizens is the job of our government. That has priority over everything else. We aren't supposed to profile or carry arms. When we do get attacked it will be up to us to protect our homeland. Governments hands are tied because of the politically correctness BS and law enforcement can't be everywhere. My advice is to stock up on  small arms, lots of ammo and know first aid.


This is the same question that many of us have been asking for the past several years...this says what is on his heart beautifully....read, absorb and pass on.....

By American Airlines Pilot - Captain John Maniscalco

"I've been trying to say this since 9-11 but you worry me. I wish you

didn't. I wish when I walked down the streets of this country that I

love, that your color and culture still blended with the beautiful human

landscape we enjoy in this country. But you don't blend in anymore.

I notice you, and it worries me. I notice you because I can't help it

anymore. People from your homelands, professing to be Muslims,

have been attacking and killing my fellow citizens and our friends for

more than 20 years now. I don't fully understand their grievances and

hate but I know that nothing can justify the inhumanity of their attacks.

On September 11, nineteen ARAB-MUSLIMS hijacked four jetliners

in my country. They cut the throats of women in front of children and

brutally stabbed to death others. They took control of those planes

and crashed them into buildings killing thousands of proud fathers,

loving sons, wise grandparents, elegant daughters, best friends,

favorite coaches, fearless public servants, and children's mothers.

The Palestinians Celebrated, The Iraqis were overjoyed as was most

of the Arab world.

So I notice you now. I don't want to be worried. I don't want to be

consumed by the same rage and hate and prejudice that has

destroyed the soul of these terrorists. But I need your help. As a

rational American, trying to protect my country and family in an

irrational and unsafe world, I must know how to tell the difference

between you, and the Arab/Muslim terrorist.

How do I differentiate between the true Arab/Muslim-Americans and

the Arab/Muslims in our communities who are attending our schools,

enjoying our parks, and living in OUR communities under the protection

of OUR constitution, while they plot the next attack that will slaughter

same good neighbors and children? The events of September 11th

changed the answer. It is not my responsibility to determine which of

you embraces our great country, with ALL of its religions, with ALL

of its different citizens, with all of its faults. It is time for every

Arab/Muslim in this country to determine it for me.

I want to know, I demand to know, and I have a right to know

whether or not you love America. Do you pledge allegiance to its

flag? Do you proudly display in front of your house, or on your car?

Do you pray in your many daily prayers that Allah will bless this

nation, that He will protect and prosper it? Or do you pray that Allah

will destroy it in one of your "Jihads"? Are you thankful for the

freedom that only this nation affords? A freedom that was paid for

by the blood of hundreds of thousands of patriots who gave their

lives for this country? Are you willing to preserve this freedom by

paying the ultimate sacrifice? Do you love America? If this is your

commitment, then I need YOU to start letting ME know about it.

Your Muslim leaders in this nation should be flooding the media at

this time with hard facts on your faith, and what hard actions you are

taking as a community and as a religion to protect the United States

of America. Please, no more benign overtures of regret for the death

of the innocent because I worry about who you regard as innocent.

No more benign overtures of condemnation for the unprovoked attacks

because I worry about what is unprovoked to you. I am not interested

in any more sympathy...I am only interested in action. What will you

do for America - our great country -- at this time of crisis, at this time

of war?

I want to see Arab-Muslims waving the AMERICAN flag in the streets.

I want to hear you chanting "Allah Bless America". I want to see young

Arab/Muslim men enlisting in the military. I want to see a commitment

of money, time, and emotion to the victims of this butchering and to

this nation as a whole. The FBI has a list of over 400 people they want

to talk to regarding the WTC attack. Many of these people live and

socialize in Muslim communities. You know them. You know where

they are. Hand them over to us, now! But I have seen little even

approaching this sort of action. Instead I have seen an already closed

and secretive community close even tighter. You have disappeared

from the streets. You have posted armed security guards at your facilities.

You have threatened lawsuits. You have screamed for protection from


The very few Arab/Muslim representatives that HAVE appeared in the

media were defensive and equivocating. They seemed more concerned

with making sure that the United States proves who was responsible

before taking action. They seemed more concerned with protecting their

fellow Muslims from violence directed towards them in the United States

and abroad than they did with supporting our country and denouncing

"leaders" like Khadafi, Hussein, Farrakhan, and Arafat. If the true teachings

of Islam proclaim tolerance and peace and love for all people then I want

chapter and verse from the Koran and statements from popular Muslim

leaders to back it up. What good is it if the teachings in the Koran are

good and pure and true when your "leaders" are teaching fanatical

interpretations, terrorism, and intolerance?

It matters little how good Islam SHOULD BE if large numbers of the

world's Muslims interpret the teachings of Mohammed incorrectly

and adhere to a degenerative form of the religion. A form that has been

demonstrated to us over and over again. A form whose structure is built

upon a foundation of violence, death, and suicide. A form whose members

are recruited from the prisons around the world. A form whose members

(some as young as five years old) are seen day after day, week in and

week out, year after year, marching in the streets around the world,

burning effigies of our presidents, burning the American flag, shooting

weapons into the air. A form whose members convert from a peaceful

religion, only to take up arms against the great United States of America,

the country of their birth. A form whose rules are so twisted, that their

traveling members refuse to show their faces at airport security

checkpoints, in the name of Islam.

Do you and your fellow Muslims hate us because our women proudly

show their faces in public rather than cover up like a shameful whore?

Do you and your fellow Muslims hate us because we drink wine with

dinner, or celebrate Christmas? Do you and you fellow Muslims hate

us because we have befriended Israel, the ONLY civilized democratic

nation in the entire Middle East?

And if you and your fellow Muslims hate us, then why in the world are

you even here? Are you here to take our money? Are you here to

undermine our peace and stability? Are you here to destroy us? If so,

I want you to leave. I want you to go back to your desert sandpit where

women are treated like rats and dogs. I want you to take your religion,

your friends, and your family back to your Islamic extremists, and

STAY THERE! We will NEVER give in to your influence, your retarded

mentality, your twisted, violent, intolerant religion. We will NEVER

allow the attacks of September 11, or any others for that matter, to

take away that which is so precious to us: Our rights under the

greatest constitution in the world.I want to know where every

Arab/Muslim in this country stands and I think it is my right and the

right of every true citizen of this country to demand it. A right paid for

by the blood of thousands of my brothers and sisters who died

protecting the very constitution that is protecting you and your family.

I am pleading with you to let me know. I want you here as my brother,

my neighbor, my friend, as a fellow American. But there can be no

gray areas or ambivalence regarding your allegiance and it is up to

YOU to show ME, where YOU stand." "Until then ... you worry me." ""


Right on, Andy Rooney!

Andy Rooney said on "60 Minutes" a few weeks back:

I don't think being a minority makes you a victim of anything except numbers. The only things I can think of that are truly discriminatory are things like the United Negro College Fund, Jet Magazine, Black Entertainment Television, and Miss Black America. Try to have things like the United Caucasian College Fund, Cloud Magazine, White Entertainment Television, or Miss White America; and see what happens...Jesse Jackson will be knocking down your door.


Guns do not make you a killer. I think killing makes you a killer. You can kill someone with a baseball bat or a car, but no one is trying to ban you from driving to the ball game.

I believe they are called the Boy Scouts for a reason, that is why there are no girls allowed. Girls belong in the Girl Scouts! ARE YOU LISTENING MARTHA BURKE?


I believe that if you are selling me a milkshake, a pack of cigarettes, a newspaper or a hotel room, you must do it in English! As a matter of fact, if you want to be an American citizen, you should have to speak English!

My father and grandfather didn't die in vain so you can leave the countries you were born in to come over and disrespect ours. I think the police should have every right to shoot your sorry behind  if you threaten them after they tell you to stop. If you can't understand the word "freeze" or "stop" in English, see the above lines.

I don't think just because you were not born in this country, you are qualified for any special loan programs, government sponsored bank loans or tax breaks, etc., so you can open a hotel, coffee shop, trinket store, or any other business.

We did not go to the aid of certain foreign countries and risk our lives in wars to defend their freedoms, so that decades later they could come over here and tell us our constitution is a living document; and open to their interpretations.

I know pro wrestling is fake, but so are movies and television. That doesn't stop you from watching them

I think Bill Gates has every right to keep every penny he made and continue to make more. If it ticks you off, go and invent the next operating system that's better, and put your name on the building.

It doesn't take a whole village to raise a child right, but it does take a parent to stand up to the kid; and smack their little behinds when necessary, and say "NO!"

I think tattoos and piercing are fine if you want them, but please don't pretend they are a political statement. And, please, stay home until that new lip ring heals. I don't want to look at your ugly infected mouth as you serve me French fries!

I am sick of "Political Correctness." I know a lot of black people, and not a single one of them was born in Africa; so how can they be "African-Americans"? Besides, Africa is a continent.. I don't go around saying I am a European-American because my great, great, great, great, great, great grandfather was from Europe. I am proud to be from America and nowhere else

And if you don't like my point of view, tough...



If you consider that there have been an average of 160,000 troops in
the Iraq theater during the last 22 months, that gives a firearm death rate
of 60 per 100,000. The rate in DC is 80.6 per 100,000. That means that you
are more likely to be shot and killed in our Nation's Capitol, which has
some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, than you are in Iraq.

Conclusion: We should immediately pull out of Washington,

Robin Williams
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2005 07:23:59 -0700

Go Robin!
You gotta love Robin Williams...... Even if he's nuts! Leave it to Robin Williams to come up with the perfect plan What we need now is for our UN Ambassador to stand up and repeat this message.

Robin Williams' plan....(Hard to argue with this logic!) I see a lot of people yelling for peace but I have not heard of a plan for peace. So, here's one plan."

1..) "The US will apologize to the world for our "interference" in their affairs, past & present. You know, Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, Tojo, Noriega, Milosevic, Hussein, and the rest of those 'good ole boys,' We will never "interfere" again..

2..) We will withdraw our troops from all over the world, starting with Germany, South Korea, the Middle East, and the Philippines. They don't want us there. We would station troops at our borders. No one allowed sneaking through holes in the fence.

3..) All illegal aliens have 90 days to get their affairs together and leave. We'll give them a free trip home. After 90 days the remainder will be gathered up and deported immediately, regardless of who or where they are.. They're illegal!!! France will welcome them.

4..) All future visitors will be thoroughly checked and limited to 90 days unless given a special permit!!!!!!!! No one from a terrorist nation will be allowed in. If you don't like it there, change it yourself and don't hide here. Asylum would never be available to anyone. We don't need any more cab drivers or 7-11 cashiers.

5..) No foreign "students" over age 21. The older ones are the bombers. If they don't attend classes, they get a "D" and it's back home baby.

6..) The US will make a strong effort to become self-sufficient energy wise. This will include developing nonpolluting sources of energy but will require a temporary drilling of oil in the Alaskan wilderness. The caribou will have to cope for a while.

7..) Offer Saudi Arabia and other oil producing countries $10 a barrel! for their oil. If they don't like it, we go some place else. They can go somewhere else to
sell their production. (About a week of the wells filling up the storage sites would be enough.)

8..) If there is a famine or other natural catastrophe in the world, we will not "interfere." They can pray to Allah or whomever, for seeds, rain, cement or whatever
they need. Besides most of what we give them is stolen or givento the army. The people who need it most get very little, if anything.

9..) Ship the UN Headquarters to an isolated island some place. We don't need the spies and fair weather friends here. Besides, the building would make a good homeless shelter or lockup for illegal aliens.

10.) All Americans must go to charm and beauty school. That way, no one can call us "Ugly Americans" any longer. The Language we speak is ENGLISH.....learn it...or LEAVE.....

Now, isn't that a winner of a plan? "The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and she's yelling, 'You want a piece of me?' "

If you agree with the above forward it to a friend.......... If not, and I would be amazed, DELETE it !!!!!

Having spent 10 years in Saudi Arabia working with the Arabs I can honestly
say that the only thing they understand is "force".  You try and negotiate
with them is a sign of weakness and they will have you for "breakfast".  I
can relate some stories you would not believe not having been with Arabs.
Totally unfathomable.  As some of the addresses on this can attest to, right
Bob and Vic?....HB
Subject: Foreign Policy
The following was written by someone unknown to me.  It was forwarded by
people that inadvertently cut out the writer¹s name.  Too Bad !!!
To get out of a difficulty, one usually must go through it. Our country
is now facing the most serious threat to its existence, as we know it,
that we have faced in your lifetime and mine (which includes WWII).
The deadly seriousness is greatly compounded by the fact that there are
very few of us who think we can possibly lose this war and even fewer
who realize what losing really means.
First, let's examine a few basics:
1. When did the threat to us start? Many will say September 11th, 2001 .
  The answer as far as the United States is concerned is 1979, 22 years
prior to September 2001, with the following attacks on us: Iran Embassy
Hostages, 1979;  Beirut, Lebanon Embassy 1983; Beirut, Lebanon Marine
Barracks 1983;  Lockerbie, Scotland Pan-Am flight to New York 1988;
  First New York World Trade Center attack 1993;  Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Khobar Towers Military complex 1996;  Nairobi, Kenya US Embassy 1998;
  Dar es Salaam, Tanzania US Embassy 1998;  Aden, Yemen USS Cole 2000;
  New York World Trade Center 2001;  Pentagon 2001.  (Note that during
the period from 1981 to 2001 there were 7,581 terrorist attacks worldwide).
2. Why were we attacked?  Envy of our position, our success, and our
freedoms. The attacks happened during the administrations of Presidents
Carter, Reagan, Bush 1, Clinton and Bush 2. We cannot fault either the
Republicans or Democrats as there were no provocations by any of the
presidents or their immediate predecessors, Presidents Ford or Carter.
3. Who were the attackers?   In each case, the attacks on the US were
carried out by Muslims.
4. What is the Muslim population of the World?   25%
5. Isn't the Muslim Religion peaceful?  Hopefully, but that is really
not material.  There is no doubt that the predominately Christian
population of Germany was peaceful, but under the dictatorial leadership
of Hitler (who was also Christian), that made no difference.  You either
went along with the administration or you were eliminated.  There were 5
to 6 million Christians killed by the Nazis for political reasons
(including 7,000 Polish priests). (see
http://www.nazis.testimony.co.uk/7-a.htm ).
Thus, almost the same number of Christians were killed by the Nazis, as
the 6 million holocaust Jews who were killed by them, and we seldom
heard of anything other than the Jewish atrocities. Although Hitler kept
the world focused on the Jews, he had no hesitancy about killing anyone
who got in his way of exterminating the Jews or of taking over the world
- German, Christian or any others.  Same with the Muslim terrorists.
  They focus the world on the US , but kill all in the way - their own
people or the Spanish, French or anyone else.  The point here is that
just like the peaceful Germans were of no protection to anyone from the
Nazis, no matter how many peaceful Muslims there may be, they are no
protection for us from the terrorist Muslim leaders and what they are
fanatically bent on doing - by their own pronouncements - killing all of
us "infidels".  I don't blame the peaceful Muslims.  What would you do
if the choice was shut up or die?
6. So who are we at war with?  There is no way we can honestly respond
that it is anyone other than the Muslim terrorists.  Trying to be
politically correct and avoid verbalizing this conclusion can well be
fatal.  There is no way to win if you don't clearly recognize and
articulate who you are fighting.
So with that background, now to the two major questions:
1. Can we lose this war?
2. What does losing really mean?
If we are to win, we must clearly answer these two pivotal questions.
We can definitely lose this war,  and as anomalous as it may sound, the
major reason we can lose is that so many of us simply do not fathom the
answer to the second question - What does losing mean?
It would appear that a great many of us think that losing the war means
hanging our heads,  bringing the troops home and going on about our
business, like post Vietnam .  This is as far from the truth as one can
get.  What losing really means is:
We would no longer be the premier country in the world.  The attacks
will not subside,  but rather will steadily increase.  Remember, they
want us dead, not just quiet.  If they had just wanted us quiet,  they
would not have produced an increasing series of attacks against us, over
the past 18 years.  The plan was clearly, for terrorist to attack us,
until we were neutered and submissive to them.
We would of course have no future support from other nations, for fear
of reprisals and for the reason that they would see, we are impotent and
cannot help them.
They will pick off the other non-Muslim nations, one at a time.  It will
be increasingly easier for them.  They already hold Spain hostage.  It
doesn't matter whether it was right or wrong for Spain to withdraw its
troops from Iraq .  Spain did it because the Muslim terrorists bombed
their train and told them to withdraw the troops.  Anything else they
want Spain to do, will be done.  Spain is finished.
The next will probably be France . Our one hope on France is that they
might see the light and realize that if we don't win, they are finished
too, in that they can't resist the Muslim terrorists without us.
However, it may already be too late for France .  France is already 20%
Muslim and fading fast!
If we lose the war, our production, income, exports and way of life will
all vanish as we know it.  After losing, who would trade or deal with
us, if they were threatened by the Muslims.  If we can't stop the
Muslims, how could anyone else?  The Muslims fully know what is riding
on this war, and therefore are completely committed to winning, at any
cost.   We better know it too and be likewise committed to winning at
any cost.
Why do I go on at such lengths about the results of losing?  Simple.
Until we recognize the costs of losing, we cannot unite and really put
100% of our thoughts and efforts into winning.  And it is going to take
that 100% effort to win.
So, how can we lose the war?  Again, the answer is simple.  We can lose
the war by " imploding".  That is, defeating ourselves by refusing to
recognize the enemy and their purpose,  and really digging in and
lending full support to the war effort.  If we are united, there is no
way that we can lose.  If we continue to be divided, there is no way
that we can win!
Let me give you a few examples of how we simply don't comprehend the
life and death seriousness of this situation.
- President Bush selects Norman Mineta as Secretary of Transportation.
  Although all of the terrorist attacks were committed by Muslim men
between 17 and 40 years of age, Secretary Mineta refuses to allow
profiling.   Does that sound like we are taking this thing seriously?
  This is war!  For the duration, we are going to have to give up some of
the civil rights, we have become accustomed to. We had better be
prepared to lose some of our civil rights temporarily or we will most
certainly lose all of them permanently.
And don't worry that it is a slippery slope.  We gave up plenty of civil
rights during WWII, and immediately restored them after the victory and
in fact added many more since then.  Do I blame President Bush or
President Clinton before him?   No, I blame us for blithely assuming we
can maintain all of our Political Correctness, and all of our civil
rights during this conflict and have a clean, lawful, honorable war.
  None of those words apply to war.  Get them out of your head.
- Some have gone so far in their criticism of the war and/or the
Administration that it almost seems they would literally like to see us
lose.   I hasten to add that this isn't because they are disloyal.  It
is because they just don't recognize what losing means.  Nevertheless,
that conduct gives the impression to the enemy that we are divided and
weakening, it concerns our friends, and it does great damage to our cause.
- Of more recent vintage, the uproar fueled by the politicians and media
regarding the treatment of some prisoners of war, perhaps exemplifies
best what I am saying.  We have recently had an issue, involving the
treatment of a few Muslim prisoners of war, by a small group of our
military police.  These are the type prisoners who just a few months ago
were throwing their own people off buildings, cutting off their hands,
cutting out their tongues and otherwise murdering their own people just
for disagreeing with Saddam Hussein.  And just a few years ago these
same type prisoners chemically killed 400,000 of their own people for
the same reason.  They are also the same type enemy fighters, who
recently were burning Americans, and dragging their charred corpses
through the streets of Iraq .   And still more recently, the same type
enemy that was and is providing videos to all news sources
internationally, of the beheading of American prisoners they held.
  Compare this with some of our press and politicians, who for several
days have thought and talked about nothing else but the "humiliating" of
some Muslim prisoners - not burning them, not dragging their charred
corpses through the streets, not beheading them, but "humiliating" them.
  Can this be for real?  The politicians and pundits have even talked of
impeachment of the Secretary of Defense.  If this doesn't show the
complete lack of comprehension and understanding of the seriousness of
the enemy we are fighting, the life and death struggle we are in and the
disastrous results of losing this war, nothing can.  To bring our
country to a virtual political standstill over this prisoner issue makes
us look like Nero playing his fiddle as Rome burned - totally oblivious
to what is going on in the real world.  Neither we, nor any other
country, can survive this internal strife.  Again I say, this does not
mean that some of our politicians or media people are disloyal.   It
simply means that they are absolutely oblivious to the magnitude, of the
situation we are in and into which the Muslim terrorists have been
pushing us, for many years.  Remember, the Muslim terrorists stated goal
is to kill all infidels!  That translates into all non-Muslims - not
just in the United States , but throughout the world.  We are the last
bastion of defense.
We have been criticized for many years as being 'arrogant'.  That charge
is valid in at least one respect.   We are arrogant in that we believe
that we are so good, powerful and smart, that we can win the hearts and
minds of all those who attack us, and that with both hands tied behind
our back, we can defeat anything bad in the world!  We can't!  If we
don't recognize this, our nation as we know it will not survive, and no
other free country in the World will survive if we are defeated.   And
finally, name any Muslim countries throughout the world that allow
freedom of speech,  freedom of thought,  freedom of religion,  freedom
of the Press,  equal rights for anyone - let alone everyone, equal
status or any status for women,  or that have been productive in one
single way that contributes to the good of the world.
This has been a long way of saying that we must be united on this war or
we will be equated in the history books to the self-inflicted fall of
the Roman Empire .  If, that is, the Muslim leaders will allow history
books to be written or read.
If we don't win this war right now, keep a close eye on how the Muslims
take over France in the next 5 years or less.  They will continue to
increase the Muslim population, of France and continue to encroach
little by little, on the established French traditions.  The French will
be fighting among themselves, over what should or should not be done,
which will continue to weaken them and keep them from any united
resolve.   Doesn't that sound eerily familiar?
Democracies don't have their freedoms taken away from them by some
external military force.  Instead, they give their freedoms away,
politically correct piece by politically correct piece.   And they are
giving those freedoms away to those who have shown, worldwide, that they
abhor freedom and will not apply it to you or even to themselves, once
they are in power.   They have universally shown that when they have
taken over, they then start brutally killing each other over who will be
the few who control the masses.   Will we ever stop hearing from the
politically correct, about the "peaceful Muslims"?
I close on a hopeful note, by repeating what I said above.   If we are
united, there is no way that we can lose.   I hope now after the
election, the factions in our country will begin to focus on the
critical situation we are in, and will unite to save our country.   It
is your future we are talking about!  Do whatever you can to preserve it.
After reading the above, we all must do this not only for ourselves, but
our children, our grandchildren, our country and the world.  There are
those that find fault with our country, but it is obvious to anyone who
truly thinks through this, that we must UNITE whether Democrat or
Republican, conservative or liberal and that includes the Politicians
and media of our country and the free world!
Please forward this to any you feel may want to read it. Our "leaders"
in Congress ought to read it, too.

From columnist Cal Thomas


"We've all seen them: aging athletes, beyond their prime, trying to squeeze out one more fight, or one more season, but failing to bring back their glory days.  That seems an appropriate analogy for the return of Jane Fonda to the political stage.  Having made her first movie in many years ("Monster-in-Law") that was a box office success, Fonda apparently thinks her new visibility gives her a certain credibility to comment on the Iraq war.


She has announced plans for an anti-war bus tour next March.  Why is she waiting so long?  The war might be over by then.  The bus will run on vegetable oil.  How 1960s!  Will the riders grow their hair long, smoke pot, dress in tie-dyed T-shirts and sing "Blowin' in the Wind"?  Fonda says she will be joined by her daughter and some families of Iraq War veterans.  She says veterans came up to her during her book tour, encouraging her to protest the war.


In her memoir, "My Life So Far," and on numerous interview shows, Fonda has repeatedly apologized for going to North Vietnam in 1972 where she sat on an anti-aircraft gun and said things critical of her country that encouraged the enemy to fight on.  The North Vietnamese used her comments as propaganda in an effort to demoralize American troops and diminish the resolve of prisoners of war.  Just what does she think will be the result of her forthcoming bus tour if not to encourage insurgents now fighting Americans and Iraqis in Iraq?  With high privilege also goes increased responsibility.  If youthful indiscretion is an excuse she has used to explain her anti-war activities more that 30 years ago, what explanation will she have in her now mature years- temporary insanity?  "I have not taken a stand on any war since Vietnam," Fonda was quoted as saying.  "I carry a lot of baggage from that."  She certainly does, which makes it all the more perplexing why she is intent on adding even more baggage.  It's peculiar that Fonda only protests what Americans do to resist evil, but she led no protests against Saddam Hussein's murderous regime that practiced evil.  Why is that?


Jane Fonda might be described as one who is "always learning, but never able to acknowledge the truth," as the Bible she once read and claimed to believe says about people of shifting convictions and allegiances (see 2Timothy 3:7).  Except that she does no learn, much less arrive at any truth.  When Fonda announced she had been born again by accepting Christ as her savior, I investigated and concluded she was genuinely serious about her new faith.  I wrote a column urging people not to judge or condemn her.  Sadly, I must now write that by her own words, Jane Fonda has moved away from that initial faith into a universalism in which she says there are many ways to God and Jesus is not the only path.  She has denied the essence of Christianity.  One cannot truly be called a Christian unless one believes the uniqueness of the life, atoning death and resurrection of Christ.


When Jane Fonda protested the Vietnam War there were just three television networks and few media outlets for those who opposed her actions.  We are now in a new media environment.  While the major networks may practice their usual celebrity suck-up, cable television and talk radio are not about to give her a free pass.  Look for Vietnam veterans still angry at "Hanoi Jane" to turn out along the bus route to protest, then and now.  It could get ugly.  Jane Fonda has every right to freedom of speech, but so do those who believe she caused enough harm in the Vietnam War that they will not allow her to escape accountability or undermine America's efforts in this one.  America survived its pullout from Vietnam.  It cannot survive a similar outcome in this war.  That's the big difference that Jane Fonda doesn't understand. "



Will we still be the Country of choice and still be America if we continue to make the changes forced on us by the people from other countries that came to live in America because it is the Country of Choice??????
Think about it . .

All I have to say is, when will they do something about MY RIGHTS?
I celebrate Christmas, but because it isn't celebrated by everyone, we can no longer say Merry Christmas.

Now it has to be Season's Greetings.

It's not Christmas vacation, it's Winter Break.

Isn't it amazing how this winter break ALWAYS occurs over the Christmas holiday?

We've gone so far the other way, bent over backwards to not offend anyone, that I am now being

But it seems that no one has a problem with that.

This says it all!

This is an editorial written by an
American citizen, published in a
Tampa newspaper. He did quite a job; didn't he? Read on, please!

I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we
are offending some individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11,
we have experienced a surge
in patriotism by the majority
of Americans. However, the dust from the attacks had
barely settled when the "politically correct" crowd began complaining about
the possibility that our patriotism was offending others

I am not against immigration, nor do I hold a grudge against anyone who is seeking a better life by coming to America. Our population is almost entirely made up of descendants of immigrants. However, there
are a few things that those
who have recently come to
our country, and apparently some born here, need to understand. This idea of America being a
multicultural community
has served only to dilute our sovereignty and our national identity. As Americans, we
have our own culture, our
own society, our own language and our own lifestyle. This culture has been developed over centuries of struggles, trials, and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom.

We speak ENGLISH, not Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other language.
Therefore, if you wish to become part
of our society, learn the language!

"In God We Trust" is our national motto This is not some Christian, right wing, political slogan.. We adopted this motto because Christian men and women,
on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly documented.
It is certainly appropriate to display it
on the walls of our schools. If God
offends you, then I suggest you
consider another part of the world as
your new home, because God is part
of our culture.

If Stars and Stripes offend you, or
you don't like Uncle Sam, then you
should seriously consider a move
to another part of this planet. We
are happy with our culture and have
no desire to change, and we really
don't care how you did things where
you came from. This is
our land, and our lifestyle. Our First Amendment gives every citizen the
right to express his opinion and we
will allow you every opportunity to do
so. But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about our flag,
our pledge, our national motto, or our
way of life, I highly encourage you
take advantage of one other great American freedom,

If you agree -- pass this along;
if you don't agree -- delete it!



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