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Was it worth it?

Posted: November 29, 2011 - 9:43am

Just sitting at the Puter and thinking again. In early 1951 a group of my friends and myself receive a letter requesting us to meet and go for a physical examination for the draft. Amazingly all of us country farm boys qualified to serve in the military. What do you think the ratio is today? Maybe 50%. Sad. Well, I like to call myself a Patriot and gladly served, ending up with approximately 28 months served out of the states in the Korean theater, during and after the peace was signed.

When I see these OWS demonstrators doing what they do best. Nothing. I took my calculator out and figured my pay during the last year in service. It was $134.00 per month with a little more for overseas service. When you are in the military, your service time is 24/7  and when you break that down to hourly, it comes out to about 19 cents per hour. This was with room and board and world travel thrown in -- ha. We have lost our way in this wonderful country and am afraid it will never return but won't affect me as I've already been through 1 depression. But I feel we were a lot happier then than now.

Way back then, we had freedom of speech, but that has been exchanged for Political Correctness. It was so much nicer then.  But there are things happening and if you check out Facebook, you will find out that is some place you can place your opinion, with out being sensored. My personal opinion.

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mojo66
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mojo66 11/29/11 - 10:00 pm
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In 1951 our money was backed

In 1951 our money was backed by silver, so your $134.00 with overseas pay added would be around $1,500 a month in today's salary, still not all that great but doable. I remember in 1970 all those so called nut case hippies running around ( much like the OWS people) shouting : ''end the war!'' I hated them for not fighting for our country. now i can honestly say i was wrong and they were right for going against the grain not wanting to have a war that had absolutely nothing to do with Americas freedom or country.

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Jerry 11/30/11 - 02:03 pm
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First off a Thank You to you

First off a Thank You to you Mr Morrison for your service to America.
My son Jake is in Afgan as we type on these puters fighting against Yahweh, Gods enemies, i don't know how many deployments its been for Jake in his 15+ yrs as a Ranger, but its been alot to Iraq & Afgan.

I tried to get the Clarion to do a story of Jake this last March deployment of how a local town boy was fighting Gods enemies, but i think i was a little to Politically Incorrect for them, as i spoke of Islams desire for Peace for all the World, & how Jake was fighting Islam, Gods enemies, & mine.

Islams desire for Peace is for everyone to accept Islams Sharia Law by submitting, or giving up OUR Old Hope to Believe In.
Then there will be World Peace, but its death to all that refuse, even other muslims.

Obama's wish is to bring America into a New age with his New Hope & Change To Believe In.
This New Hope is ment to replace OUR Old Hope & Faith in God, is it not?

And a comment about all the Socialist Hippies, there is no difference between them then & the OWS Hippies now.
They all have the idea of World Peace if only we were all equal & Govt. control was the normal thing.

As i said from day one of the OBAMANATION OF DESOLATIONS Presidential reign, this Chosen One will usher America into a Civil War, or Revolution so he can declare Martial Law & out goes OUR Constitution & in comes the One World Order for all.

The OWS is the same as the Arab Spring, its ment to destroy & usher in war & the need for a Single World Order controled by a single man for peace for all. Revelation 13; speaks of this coming World Order & man.

Its almost Isaiah 17; time which i think will usher in Ezekiel 38; & 39; then comes the Revelation 13; man of the hour.

Have a GR8 day & thanks for your service then & now.

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aksumfun 12/03/11 - 08:23 pm
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Was it worth it;

It is very difficult to inform the younger people of today about what the Muslums are really all about. that is to take over the world and make it a Muslum world.

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