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    My dad IS part of the greatest generation... and he's a marine... and he'd stop your dad from taking him to the woodshed. He'd tell your dad that he has a purple heart and a bronze star with a V for valor to allow MAT to express himself however he wants.
    Well we will never know now will we. Dad served with Patton in Europe I'm sure both would have mutual respect for each other.

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    This is a universal truth: Hawk makes MAT look like Mr. Rodgers.
    aaron? the other guy has no "d."

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    aaron? the other guy has no "d."
    But I hear he loves the "d".

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    Attn. MAT, I said our country is great, greater now than ever, and our best days are ahead of us. Thank God we have transcended segregation and a segregated military and many other shortcomings. If segregationists take insult then so be it. The greatest among us transcend the prevailing evils of their time, the greatest among us were too often in the minority and reviled by the majority but triumphed in spite of it. There are real lessons to learn from our nation's history. I stand by my claim that we are blessed to be in the greatest nation, at the most fortunate time, and embrace the opportunity to build an even brighter future. I have faith in America and my children. I serve God and respect my country and I don't answer to you.


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    Attn. MAT, I said our country is great, greater now than ever, and our best days are ahead of us. Thank God we have transcended segregation and a segregated military and many other shortcomings. If segregationists take insult then so be it. The greatest among us transcend the prevailing evils of their time, the greatest among us were too often in the minority and reviled by the majority but triumphed in spite of it. There are real lessons to learn from our nation's history. I stand by my claim that we are blessed to be in the greatest nation, at the most fortunate time, and embrace the opportunity to build an even brighter future. I have faith in America and my children. I serve God and respect my country and I don't answer to you.
    Typical liberal side step. Congratulations, you have been programmed perfectly. Unfortunately, you'll leave here and continue infecting people with your disease, which will further rot away what's left of our once great society. As others have said, at no point in time was anything flawless, but you people continue the ignorance.

    Btw, I'm not the religious type, but I'm pretty sure god is a conservative. (Surely isn't running around calling people racist and the like). But that's just the rumor I hear..

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    Quote Originally Posted by cajun goat View Post
    Well we will never know now will we. Dad served with Patton in Europe I'm sure both would have mutual respect for each other.
    I'm sure they would. I meant no disrespect to you or your dad. I just do not like introducing censorship. That isn't to say I like what everyone posts. I completely understand Turbine blanking out foul language. It doesn't prevent the intent of the message getting delivered.

    I do dislike removing individual means of expression. I could care less who calls me a name on here. I can take up for myself. I have no issue with people giving MAT grief for what he posts. He puts himself out there like a pinata... and as long as he doesn't cry about people taking swings at him... I think it works. He makes if very clear what he wants to be thought of on here... and people can take it or leave it.

    Again... I do not want anyone censored. Even Hawk... the vile one... should be allowed to exercise his demons on here. I'm not afraid. I do fear censorship. It will eventually require blood shedding. It absolutely always does.

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    I'm sure they would. I meant no disrespect to you or your dad. I just do not like introducing censorship. That isn't to say I like what everyone posts. I completely understand Turbine blanking out foul language. It doesn't prevent the intent of the message getting delivered.

    I do dislike removing individual means of expression. I could care less who calls me a name on here. I can take up for myself. I have no issue with people giving MAT grief for what he posts. He puts himself out there like a pinata... and as long as he doesn't cry about people taking swings at him... I think it works. He makes if very clear what he wants to be thought of on here... and people can take it or leave it.

    Again... I do not want anyone censored. Even Hawk... the vile one... should be allowed to exercise his demons on here. I'm not afraid. I do fear censorship. It will eventually require blood shedding. It absolutely always does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Just1More View Post
    I'm sure they would. I meant no disrespect to you or your dad. I just do not like introducing censorship. That isn't to say I like what everyone posts. I completely understand Turbine blanking out foul language. It doesn't prevent the intent of the message getting delivered.

    I do dislike removing individual means of expression. I could care less who calls me a name on here. I can take up for myself. I have no issue with people giving MAT grief for what he posts. He puts himself out there like a pinata... and as long as he doesn't cry about people taking swings at him... I think it works. He makes if very clear what he wants to be thought of on here... and people can take it or leave it.

    Again... I do not want anyone censored. Even Hawk... the vile one... should be allowed to exercise his demons on here. I'm not afraid. I do fear censorship. It will eventually require blood shedding. It absolutely always does.
    I didn't take it as disrespect so no problem at all. I don't like censorship either but I do like to be respectful even more so with fellow Cajun Fans. I sent Mat a note to let him know that. It's all good. Tell your Dad I said thanks for his service!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Penrod View Post
    This country is better now than the nostalgic "good ole days". That so called greatest generation was rife with segregationists. Our nation has its flaws, but it is still the greatest nation on earth in no small part through confronting and transcending its shortcomings. Our greatest days are ahead of us, thanks to many great men and women throughout our history who protested, pioneered, persevered and persisted in perfecting a bold dream. The same holds true for UL. Zeebart, I would be proud to sit next to you this Saturday and invite you to join me as I kneel for our nation's anthem (just kidding, I don't do that but it really doesn't bother me. What bothers me is people leaving hats on and walking, talking, texting behaving obliviously to the anthem.)
    There is no cure for your delusion.

    Virtually everything that has been done in the name of 'progress' since 1964, has degraded the lives of Americans of all races. Our working poor have been legislated out of any possibility of improving their lot in life by such well meaning legislation as child labor laws, minimum wage laws, occupational health and safety laws, worker's compensation laws and other similar legislation. Our public assistance programs universally discourage responsible behavior by the poor, thus locking generations of people in a seemingly inescapable trap.

    The middle class, largely a product of the post WWI boom, hardened in the fire of the Depression, annealed by the blood of heroes in WWII, is now endangered by the entitlement society that taxes them disproportionately to support those who have been taught not to work.

    As another poster said previously, every measure of civilized society has declined immeasurably in my lifetime; largely as a result of misguided attempts by government to 'help' people.

    If you think this is "better", then you are hopelessly deluded.

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    There is no cure for your delusion.

    Virtually everything that has been done in the name of 'progress' since 1964, has degraded the lives of Americans of all races. Our working poor have been legislated out of any possibility of improving their lot in life by such well meaning legislation as child labor laws, minimum wage laws, occupational health and safety laws, worker's compensation laws and other similar legislation. Our public assistance programs universally discourage responsible behavior by the poor, thus locking generations of people in a seemingly inescapable trap.

    The middle class, largely a product of the post WWI boom, hardened in the fire of the Depression, annealed by the blood of heroes in WWII, is now endangered by the entitlement society that taxes them disproportionately to support those who have been taught not to work.

    As another poster said previously, every measure of civilized society has declined immeasurably in my lifetime; largely as a result of misguided attempts by government to 'help' people.

    If you think this is "better", then you are hopelessly deluded.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VObserver View Post
    There is no cure for your delusion.

    Virtually everything that has been done in the name of 'progress' since 1964, has degraded the lives of Americans of all races. Our working poor have been legislated out of any possibility of improving their lot in life by such well meaning legislation as child labor laws, minimum wage laws, occupational health and safety laws, worker's compensation laws and other similar legislation. Our public assistance programs universally discourage responsible behavior by the poor, thus locking generations of people in a seemingly inescapable trap.

    The middle class, largely a product of the post WWII boom, hardened in the fire of the Depression, annealed by the blood of heroes in WWII, is now endangered by the entitlement society that taxes them disproportionately to support those who have been taught not to work.

    As another poster said previously, every measure of civilized society has declined immeasurably in my lifetime; largely as a result of misguided attempts by government to 'help' people.

    If you think this is "better", then you are hopelessly deluded.
    I'ld say less socially sanctioned lynchings is a wonderful thing as are women's rights.

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    Again... I do not want anyone censored. Even Hawk... the vile one... should be allowed to exercise his demons on here.
    I like Hawk. Like everyone on here sometimes he's right sometimes he wrong. I find his post to very entertaining and I get his humor. But I can also see Turbines point of view. He knows words do not physically hurt people, but you do not want this place turning into a ____ hole where you can't even have a debate about a Cajuns topic without it going to ____. I have been to those types of sites and I have seen sites devolve to that level and they suck, alot of good people leave. I don't want to see this site turn into that .

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    Quote Originally Posted by ManAboutTown View Post
    I never wanted to be the villian.. They made me this way
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    Quote Originally Posted by Penrod View Post
    I'ld say less socially sanctioned lynchings is a wonderful thing as are women's rights.
    Don't forget better sports coverage

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    Quote Originally Posted by CajunT View Post
    Each person's experience may differ, they were not a generation that was without sin. But they certainly did all the things Zoom Zoom mentioned and more. If you ever live through a world depression, without a job, feed your family, fight in a world war or more, rebuild your country and Europe and raise your own family, then perhaps we may all fully understand their sacrifices and courage.
    I guess our family was blessed. Of the 5 that went to WW2, 4 made it home. None of them never spoke of it and all 5 were proud to have served.

    T brought up the depression. That's a whole other topic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Penrod View Post
    Attn. MAT, I said our country is great, greater now than ever, and our best days are ahead of us. Thank God we have transcended segregation and a segregated military and many other shortcomings. If segregationists take insult then so be it. The greatest among us transcend the prevailing evils of their time, the greatest among us were too often in the minority and reviled by the majority but triumphed in spite of it. There are real lessons to learn from our nation's history. I stand by my claim that we are blessed to be in the greatest nation, at the most fortunate time, and embrace the opportunity to build an even brighter future. I have faith in America and my children. I serve God and respect my country and I don't answer to you.
    Sorry, the Greatest Generation did that.

    My dad was in the first integrated Ranger battalion in the US Army in 1945. My boss at my first job after college owed his life 50 times over to Red Tailed P-51 Mustangs flown by black airmen escorting his B-24 Liberator from Sicily through the Brunner Pass en route to bombing Germany. The largely Asian Hawaii National Guard fought alongside the Texas National Guard, composed largely of Scots and Hispanics, in Italy, and was the most decorated unit in WWII. The Navaho code talkers were instrumental in our victory in the Pacific.

    Was it perfect, not at all. But it was the beginning of an integrated military, which by the time I served in 1969-1972 was indeed colorblind.

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    Typical liberal side step. Congratulations, you have been programmed perfectly. Unfortunately, you'll leave here and continue infecting people with your disease, which will further rot away what's left of our once great society. As others have said, at no point in time was anything flawless, but you people continue the ignorance.
    Btw, I'm not the religious type, but I'm pretty sure god is a conservative. (Surely isn't running around calling people racist and the like). But that's just the rumor I hear..
    Our society is great. I don't take it for granted. Misogyny and racism are ignorant, the less prevalent they are in society the better. If liberals corner the market on this belief then I'm pretty sure Christ is a liberal, in fact Christ may be the original bleeding heart liberal. But on a different note, just do your best and I'll do mine. If you reexamine all this I almost sort of defended you that your use of "bastard" wasn't that big of a deal as compared to your using slang for a female's genitalia as an insult. Maybe we can agree that our nation has still some room for improvement even if we don't agree on how or why? We're really fortunate we have time to waste on any of this, fortunately I'm out of time for today.

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    Amen to that, VOb. My grandpa was in the Pacific with the Army. My wife's grandpa was a POW in Germany. Saved his whole POW group by being able to understand french language and thwart the Germans from executing them. That generation will never be duplicated. Ever. Thanks for your service...


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    Quote Originally Posted by VObserver View Post
    There is no cure for your delusion.

    Virtually everything that has been done in the name of 'progress' since 1964, has degraded the lives of Americans of all races. Our working poor have been legislated out of any possibility of improving their lot in life by such well meaning legislation as child labor laws, minimum wage laws, occupational health and safety laws, worker's compensation laws and other similar legislation. Our public assistance programs universally discourage responsible behavior by the poor, thus locking generations of people in a seemingly inescapable trap.

    The middle class, largely a product of the post WWI boom, hardened in the fire of the Depression, annealed by the blood of heroes in WWII, is now endangered by the entitlement society that taxes them disproportionately to support those who have been taught not to work.

    As another poster said previously, every measure of civilized society has declined immeasurably in my lifetime; largely as a result of misguided attempts by government to 'help' people.

    If you think this is "better", then you are hopelessly deluded.
    Non sports post of the year. Very well done.

    I am NOT a Rush person. I don't listen nor care for him. However, one quote I was told he said years ago is the absolute truth. The purpose of war is to break things and kill people.

    When this country gets backed into a corner, we best get over the PC mess or America is toast. We are still engaged in a PC non declared war since 9/11. It will be a hell of a blow on US soil before we get the intestinal fortitude the greatest generation had. 9/11 didn't do it so wrap your mind around that. And our enemies know this, it's why we are getting little things here and there. Mentally wearing us down the whole time and we're too busy watching Kim and her big butt or waiting on the newest I Phone to realize it.

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