MIL who cares if a soldier dies?

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  1. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    got this from a buddy, thought you all might like. he's a USAF security forces officer stationed in Korea right now, but he's been to Iraq as well.


    WHO CARES IF A SOLDIER DIES!!!


    Take a man and put him alone,
    Put him twelve thousand miles from home.
    Empty his heart of all but blood,
    Make him live in sand, in mud.
    This is the life I have to live,
    This the soul to God I give.
    You have your parties and drink your beer,
    While young men are dying over here.
    Plant your signs on the White House lawn;
    "Lets get out of Iraq".
    Use your signs and have your fun,
    Then refuse to use a gun.
    There's nothing else for you to do,
    Then I'm supposed to die for you?
    There is one thing that you should know;
    And that's where I think you should go!
    I'm already here and it's too late.
    I've traded all my love for all this hate.
    I'll hate you till the day I die.
    You made me hear my buddy cry.
    I saw his leg and his blood shed,
    Then I heard them say, "This one's dead".
    It was a large price for him to pay,
    To let you live another day.
    He had the guts to fight and die,
    To keep the freedom you live by.
    By his dying, your life he buys,
    But who gives a FUCK if a Soldier dies!
     
  2. PlutoBHG

    PlutoBHG New Member

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    protesting using picket lines and similar rallies is lame ? :dunno:
     
  3. Create

    Create :free at last:

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    Is empathy a lost ability these days?
     
  4. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    i think the point was the politicization (sp?) of the deaths of soldiers. while everyone at home bickers and fights over their points of view, soldiers die and aside from using those numbers for their arguments, not many people seem to care.
     
  5. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    "yay, i'm cynical"

    go you :ugh:
     
  6. Katsumoto

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    Who cares if I die doing my job?
    I suppose my family, friends, and coworkers.

    Who cares if a soldier dies doing his/her job?
    I suppose his/her family, friends, and coworkers.

    PS that poem is pretty crappy.
     
  7. SweetDaddyO

    SweetDaddyO we need a montage!!

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    damn, i guess i missed the mark - usually you guys eat up stuff like this :o
     
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    I liked it!
     
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    I liked it also. . .
     
  10. Nick Gerz

    Nick Gerz OT Supporter

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    Conservatives fall for the stupidest shit.

    Evidence: Bush
     
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    TRN Well-Known Member

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    There is a greater glory than many see.
     
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    Watching too much MTV today?
     
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    I liked it, but then again, I'm quite emo about all this atm.
     
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    To Quote Toby Keith "I dont wanna die for you, but if dying is asked of me, I will wear this Badge of Honor because freedom dont come free".

    There are just some fuckers in this world who have forgotten what a soldiers blood has gotten them, whether they support a conflict or not.

    You dont have to support the war.....but support the soldiers for fuck sakes.

    Edit: BTW I like the poem also
     
  15. mikdavi84

    mikdavi84 OT Supporter

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    :jerkit: I hate it when people fail to realize that having the freedom of being able to oppose certain points of view is one of the things soldiers fight for.
     
  16. kidhero

    kidhero not really a hero, really just a big fat phony

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    i hate it when people point out that ironically military people are bitching about other people politicizing a war.
     
  17. JL

    JL Wander-er OT Supporter

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    I like it......
     

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