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Unread 02-17-2011, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of SW MO
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He has a tough time with his facts, being as how he was raised and lived and worked in CA, he did not move "back" to anything.

I wonder how the families of the over 600 American soldiers from California who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan feel about him not including California in America.

My guess, pretty saddened, and probably good and pissed.
Having to share iot with a creature like you who presumes to be its spokesperson would **** off a saint. Now back to Mommy's basement with you.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 07:16 PM
 
Location: San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
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Nice response, attack me, instead of; "Dad gum, you are right, that was pretty darned unthinking of me, I should have known that the state that has had more of its men make the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan than any other state, is indeed, a valuable and patriotic part of the United States, not to mention that California has more living Veterans than any other state, I am so sorry".

Missouri is calling you, California ain't.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Central Bay Area, CA as of Jan 2010...but still a proud Texan from Houston!
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Damn this is such a sad post to read

It seems at this point that everyone should have their hatred out of their system by now!

Peace out everyone who is participating in the flame war.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 07:49 PM
 
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He has a tough time with his facts, being as how he was raised and lived and worked in CA, he did not move "back" to anything.

I wonder how the families of the over 600 American soldiers from California who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan feel about him not including California in America.

My guess, pretty saddened, and probably good and pissed.
Didnt you two already beat this dead army warhorse. LOL
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Unread 02-17-2011, 07:56 PM
 
Location: San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
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I find it appalling that supposed veterans would consider California as not part of America. For the reasons I posted, it is very much part of America.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 08:28 PM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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I find it appalling that supposed veterans would consider California as not part of America. For the reasons I posted, it is very much part of America.
Listen, as TV15 said, this is tired and done. Highnlite, you should not be engaging in these sorts of discussions with him. We know how bigoted he can come across in the things he says. I used to get on his case for that as well. To him, America is a homogeneous society where everyone is the same and there's no diversity, exactly what this country is NOT all about. You can't argue with someone like that, just wait for the day when those of his ilk are no longer around and the rest of us can finally move forward.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 08:52 PM
 
Location: San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
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I agree, but, two things,
1. If he is tired of being hassled for his non stove remarks (non stove,,,,,, De Ranged) a form of humor, he can stop posting.

2. I get so tired of conservatives thinking they are the only real Americans.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of SW MO
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Nice response, attack me, instead of; "Dad gum, you are right, that was pretty darned unthinking of me, I should have known that the state that has had more of its men make the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afghanistan than any other state, is indeed, a valuable and patriotic part of the United States, not to mention that California has more living Veterans than any other state, I am so sorry".

Missouri is calling you, California ain't.
I did know that. It has this thing called the largest population in the country. I know the numbers as well as you know my reference to "America" in no way counted CA out of that designation but you're crass and discgusting enough to twist it to your own use which I find insulting to boots-on-the-ground veterans like myself regardless of what state they hail from.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Hills & Hollers of SW MO
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Listen, as TV15 said, this is tired and done. Highnlite, you should not be engaging in these sorts of discussions with him. We know how bigoted he can come across in the things he says. I used to get on his case for that as well. To him, America is a homogeneous society where everyone is the same and there's no diversity, exactly what this country is NOT all about. You can't argue with someone like that, just wait for the day when those of his ilk are no longer around and the rest of us can finally move forward.
And as you've been from the beginning, you're wrong again.
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Unread 02-17-2011, 09:11 PM
 
Location: Here&There
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on cue. hit it ladies.

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