[AMRadio] Re: [Boatanchors] Fw: Giving Thanks


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Fri Nov 23 12:19:14 EST 2007


Duane,

I wish to thank you for your eloquence!

You said what I was TRYING to say, but being an old warrior - graduate 
of the Rifle, Grenade, and Bayonet School, NOT the knife fork and spoon 
school, do not do well!

One Nation Under God, with Liberty and Justice for ALL!

Bob - N0DGN

Duane Fischer, W8DBF wrote:
> Hi Bob,
>
> Thank you for your contributions sir. You helped to keep our country 
> free. Were it not for all the Veterans, and the myriad of supporting 
> roles played by countless citizens who aided our troops, there would 
> be no America. We fought to gain freedom at the outset, have fought to 
> keep our freedom ever since and will continue to be ever viligent, 
> perhaps nowadays more so then ever before, and fight on to make 
> America truly "the land of the free and the home of the brave".
>
> I hope that the day 'never' comes when those who advocate the removal 
> of "In God We Trust" from our coins get their way! We fought not only 
> for freedom from the King of England, but among other things, the 
> right to worship our God in our own way. If your way is to not worship 
> any God, so be it. If your way is to worship as a Protestant, 
> Catholic, a Jewish person or whatever, that is your right. America was 
> built on a foundation of many freedoms, but the underlying current of 
> strength was religious. When will America end? The day those coins 
> read "In God We Once Trusted!
>
> And just for a historical note to ponder on Thanksgiving Day as you 
> plunder -
>
> Benjamin Franklin did 'not' seriously propose that the Turkey be the 
> national bird instead of an Eagle. The truth is, Franklin hated the 
> Eagle! The Turkey was his tongue in cheek way of saying so!
>
>
>
> Duane Fischer, W8DBF/WPE8CXO
> dfischer at usol.com
> HHI: Halligan's Hallicrafters International
> http://www.w9wze.net
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>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "rbethman" <rbethman at comcast.net>
> To: <boatanchors at mailman.qth.net>; <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 8:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Fw: Giving Thanks
>
>
>> Paid for in sweat and blood by the 200+ years of U. S. Military.
>>
>> Bob - N0DGN - Fourth Generation U.S. Military Retired - Sr. NCO
>>
>> You are welcome!
>>
>>> On the eve of Thanksgiving,  I would like to express my thanks to 
>>> GOD for giving me the ability to talk to fellow hams around the 
>>> world  on ham radio.  Without the ionosphere that HE created,  all 
>>> of this would be impossible.
>>>
>>> Finally, I want to give thanks to the ARRL and the FCC for  52 years 
>>> of being on the air, beginning with WN3BJZ at the age of 15.
>>>   Dave, W3ST - W3CRA
>>> Collins Radio Association
>>>
>>
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