Originally posted by rainfall
Unfortunately the vets and soldiers that post here on ATS will not agree with the guy in the video..........they want war...they want to follow orders
to kill...they want to die for the world bankers...
PEACE and LOVE...
Why do people make such broad sweeping statements?
I'm a vet - 2 stints in East Timor, 1 stint in the Stan.
Are you saying, that without meeting me, you know that I want to follow orders to kill? To "die for the world bankers". That, my friend, is an
insanely naive comment, and I feel sorry that you feel that way.
For every pretty comment and speech, there is a flip side - there is the fact that in 1999, the East Timorese people voted for a democray. They voted
in favor - the Indonesian Military embarked on a scorched earth campaign.
At the age of 19, I was one of the first troops feet down on the ground, and my SOLE f'ing concern was to try and help the innocents being
I did NOT go there to "kill", I did not go there for "bankers", and I most certainly did not go there for a peverse need to engage in the glory of
I, and my fellow troopers, went there with an overriding sense of devotion to country, and an unwarvering respect and pride that our country sent us
to try and stem the flow of blood.
Yes, there are unjust wars being fought, I am the first to admit it, and it's a travesty that young men figh the wars of older men, who have never
But I would remind you, "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night, only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf".
Have an ounce of respect, or at least understanding, that not all soldiers are innane, homicidal beasts ... in all due (and due is an apt word), you
would have fit right in when they threw sh*t and called the vietnam vets "baby killers".