|[AMRadio] Re: [Boatanchors] Fw: Giving Thanks|
rbethman at comcast.net
Fri Nov 23 12:19:14 EST 2007
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
> HHRP: Historic Halligan Radio Project
> ----- 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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