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Old 06-06-2008, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Somewhere East of Laramie
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A good day to take a minute to remember what people have sacrificed and continue to sacrifice for their countries.

 
Old 06-06-2008, 07:50 AM
 
Location: North Jersey
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Yes it is and God Bless to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice
 
Old 06-06-2008, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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You know, I'm sorry to say that I didn't even remember what day this was until I saw this post. I knew some people of my father's generation who were there (or doing their part somewhere else); and I have a very special friend whose husband is in Iraq right now.

Shame on me.
 
Old 06-06-2008, 12:03 PM
 
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You know, I'm sorry to say that I didn't even remember what day this was until I saw this post. I knew some people of my father's generation who were there (or doing their part somewhere else); and I have a very special friend whose husband is in Iraq right now.

Shame on me.

Shame on me,too...I wonder if the event will even be mentioned in the media today??? Very sad...
 
Old 06-06-2008, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Arlington Virginia
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thank you for the reminder of this day
 
Old 06-06-2008, 02:40 PM
 
Location: Somewhere East of Laramie
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Shame on me,too...I wonder if the event will even be mentioned in the media today??? Very sad...


I have to say I was a little disappointed with GOOGLE today, the graphic on their home page was used to mark the 1599 birthday of artist Diego Velázquez , I thought it was a perfect opportunity to make sure the sacrifices of so many are remebered.
 
Old 06-06-2008, 06:11 PM
 
Location: The Fruited Plain
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I have to say I was a little disappointed with GOOGLE today, the graphic on their home page was used to mark the 1599 birthday of artist Diego Velázquez , I thought it was a perfect opportunity to make sure the sacrifices of so many are remebered.
Google didn't do a darn thing for Memorial Day either. Totally ignored it!
(Remember, they're California liberals)

But as for today...
To The Greatest Generation... Thank You for all your sacrafices.

God Bless the Greatest Generation!
God Bless America!
 
Old 06-06-2008, 07:44 PM
 
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I have to say I was a little disappointed with GOOGLE today, the graphic on their home page was used to mark the 1599 birthday of artist Diego Velázquez , I thought it was a perfect opportunity to make sure the sacrifices of so many are remebered.
EXACTLY.... I noticed the same thing...really sad..I was going to to E Mail them but figured it would not make much difference...and, hey, how about all the coverage of the event on cable news
 
Old 06-06-2008, 08:06 PM
 
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No, the cable networks would rather report that Obama farted or McCain picked his nose and stream it as "breaking news".

God forbid they acknowledge the sacrifices made for us.
 
Old 06-06-2008, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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December 7th also came and went without any coverage (that I know of) by the various media. I was surprised.

Many thanks to the men and women of our armed forces for their committment and sacrifice.

Last edited by MIKEETC; 06-06-2008 at 10:05 PM..
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