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Navy Announces USS Gabrielle Giffords
abc ^ | Feb 10, 2012 3:38pm | Luis Martinez

Posted on 03/25/2013 8:29:13 PM PDT by Red Steel

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To: toddausauras

No, please don’t give them any ideas ;o)


101 posted on 03/25/2013 11:33:57 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: Red Steel

Projectile Vomit.


102 posted on 03/26/2013 12:07:46 AM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Red Steel

This is silly

Like Napolitano renaming Squaw mountain


103 posted on 03/26/2013 12:12:06 AM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstrucbtion in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: Red Steel

Will the entire ship be a gun-free zone? I wouldn’t want her and her husband’s name to be associated with things they find offensive after all.


104 posted on 03/26/2013 12:20:11 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Red Steel
This is a joke...right?

Satire? From the Onion? Peoples Cube?
105 posted on 03/26/2013 12:44:00 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Lurker

This gonna be a garbage barge that just floats around and stinks till someone tows it away or gets deep sixed for sympathy votes ?

Total cow crap .... Polidiots are gun decking shitbirds !


106 posted on 03/26/2013 2:15:20 AM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: svcw
Ok, she was shot. Why does that make her brave?

She was brave because - having received prior death threats - she still refused offers of armed security from the Pima Country Sheriff and Tucson PD on the day she was shot - and 6 others killed - in front of a Walgreens.

Oh wait, I guess that would be "stupid".

Never mind.

107 posted on 03/26/2013 2:16:31 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Red Steel

If she and her husband had ANY class, they would turn this down publicly.

Of course, it is highly likely that media-whore Kelly was behind this and convinced her it was a great idea.


108 posted on 03/26/2013 2:38:57 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Red Steel
Uh, sorry, Gabby, sequestration means we can't afford to build your ship.

Obama's kids are going to need three and a half more years of vacations, and they will cost just about what your ship would have cost. Sorry!

109 posted on 03/26/2013 2:41:37 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: svcw

There was a federal judge there that day who actually got shot anhd killed by the freak.


110 posted on 03/26/2013 2:49:14 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Red Steel

We used to have classes of ships in the US Navy , such as the “Ticonderoga” class

Now we have the “Bleeding Heart Class” of littoral combat ships. Soon the US Armed forces will be like the Spanish and Italians, fit only to wave the white flag and retreat, while avoiding sexual harassment from enlisted gays.Obama thinks the USA is a Colonial power, and will bring world war III to us by standing down the USA as a world peace keeper.This is our Brave New World.....full of fascist cowards like Obama and his running dogs.

Good Read:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html


111 posted on 03/26/2013 2:52:58 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: Red Steel

I assume the ship’s magazine won’t hold more than 10 rounds of anything.


112 posted on 03/26/2013 3:00:48 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: Red Steel

Notice how the judge WHO WAS KILLED when Giffords was shot and survived is all but forgotten? BTW, he was a Republican, not that that matters!


113 posted on 03/26/2013 3:05:07 AM PDT by veritas2002
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To: Red Steel

Considering my second amendment rights I presume it will be a Destroyer.


114 posted on 03/26/2013 3:11:57 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Red Steel
Elections have consequences. This is the kind of nonsense that happens when liberals are in power. They have no sense of honor, or tradition. In fact I think they go out of their way to turn honor and tradition upside down.
115 posted on 03/26/2013 3:12:00 AM PDT by Boris99
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To: Billthedrill
"...If the individuals behind this are members of my Navy I hang my head in shame. ..."

I feel exactly the same way, Billthedrill. Exactly.

116 posted on 03/26/2013 3:12:27 AM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: Red Steel

I hear that it only has half a bridge and a hole in the stern.


117 posted on 03/26/2013 4:25:11 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Lurker

That was EXACTLY the first reaction I had to this stupid move.


118 posted on 03/26/2013 4:28:45 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: Red Steel

I don’t think this is a good idea. In what universe except the liberal one is she an f’n hero? This country gets nuttier and nuttier and I get sicker and sicker of it.


119 posted on 03/26/2013 4:30:50 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Red Steel

I wouldn’t want to serve on this ship. It’s likely highly prone to being ambushed.


120 posted on 03/26/2013 4:31:27 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: DManA
How can we afford to buy a new ship? With the sequester and all?

Easy. It will be put on your great-grandchildren's credit card. /s

121 posted on 03/26/2013 4:36:35 AM PDT by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Red Steel

She got shot in the head, miraculously survived and is doing a lot better.

That’s not courageousness. It’s fortitude. Using the word courage implies heroism. She’s not a hero. If she had gotten shot while trying to protect someone else THAT would have been courageous and heroic.


122 posted on 03/26/2013 4:51:19 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: Red Steel

“...calling Giffords someone whose name is synonymous with courage. ...”

“synonymous with courage”???

Really? How so?


123 posted on 03/26/2013 4:58:00 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Red Steel

What a slap to the military men and women who have given their lives for freedom. It’s unfortunate and sad that this woman was shot. Let’s face it before the shooting she was nothing more than a political hack feasting at the public trough to promote her liberal/socialist ideals.


124 posted on 03/26/2013 4:59:06 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: Red Steel

Rolling my eyes.


125 posted on 03/26/2013 5:05:11 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: montag813
having received prior death threats

The ship should be called the USS Armed Services then. Last time I checked Al Retards had a standing death threat out against all uniformed US personnel.

126 posted on 03/26/2013 5:10:53 AM PDT by USAF80
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To: Red Steel

127 posted on 03/26/2013 5:17:07 AM PDT by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: Red Steel

OMG!!!! How RIDICULOUS!!!


128 posted on 03/26/2013 5:22:33 AM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Red Steel

what ship names next
Mao
Lenin
Stalin
Marx
Che Guer
Toilet
Turd

These are Obama’s heroes and what he has done to the country


129 posted on 03/26/2013 5:23:23 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Red Steel

It better not have any guns.


130 posted on 03/26/2013 5:24:43 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Red Steel
Rules of engagement.


131 posted on 03/26/2013 5:26:39 AM PDT by dead
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To: Red Steel

No. At the very least, I wish they didn’t name things after living people. It is bad form.


132 posted on 03/26/2013 5:26:45 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Red Steel

I honestly thought this was an Onion article and thought: My, they have gone too far.

So a leftist shoots a congressman and the congressman gets a Ship?

Somehow I dont see this as heroic.

Anyone want to work with me to sponsor a bill called: NO PUBLIC WORKS OR BUILDINGS OR SHIPS TO BE NAMED AFER ANYONE WHO HAS NOT BEEN DEAD FOR 50 YEARS????


133 posted on 03/26/2013 5:30:21 AM PDT by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: Red Steel
There are rules for the naming of American Navy vessels and you should be active in the armed services, either as commander in Chief or in combat. Though not required, it is customary that the person the ship is named for is deceased
134 posted on 03/26/2013 5:30:24 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: svcw

In this Brave New World, it does.

I’d rather see the USS Chris Kyle.


135 posted on 03/26/2013 5:45:43 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Red Steel

??

Insane.

It’s like the Soviet Union has been reborn


136 posted on 03/26/2013 5:48:19 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Red Steel

It must have a docking port in the stern . . .


137 posted on 03/26/2013 5:49:04 AM PDT by Petruchio (Democrats are like Slinkies... Not good for anything, but it's fun pushing 'em down the stairs.)
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To: jmcenanly
Agree about not naming anything at all to those who are alive. As far as Congress critters and politicians go, should only name any ship after a long deceased one who was a major proponent of seapower, the Navy, or Marines.
138 posted on 03/26/2013 5:49:34 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Red Steel

Ooh, just PUKE!


139 posted on 03/26/2013 6:00:25 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: headstamp 2

Manus is an effing tool......


140 posted on 03/26/2013 6:01:34 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: JaguarXKE

Just remember, the US Navy is a “ global force for GOOD”, dontchaknow.


141 posted on 03/26/2013 6:03:38 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

“...Will it have guns and ammunition?...”

Only in standard seven round magazines.


142 posted on 03/26/2013 6:05:03 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: Red Steel

She never served a day in the military. What a crock of BS!
But typical of the dumbass moron sitting in the White House.
The USS Jeremiah Wright is coming soon.


143 posted on 03/26/2013 6:17:06 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: Red Steel

Is it a split hull design?....................


144 posted on 03/26/2013 6:20:07 AM PDT by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Red Steel

She is being rewarded for bravely stopping a bullet with her head that would have surely damaged the blacktop in the parking lot.


145 posted on 03/26/2013 6:27:55 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: Red Steel
I thought to get a ship named after you, the person named had to be dead. The only previous exception to the rule was ADM Arleigh Burke, the name sake of the USS BURKE (DDG-51) and lead ship of the class. ADM Burke was a dynamic leader as CNO and is the only Chief of Naval Operations to complete six years of a normal four year term in this post.

What exactly did Gabby Giffords do, other than get shot by a lunatic, while in office. She's still alive and causing trouble for Americans. SecNav Ray Mabus is a total ass.

146 posted on 03/26/2013 6:29:08 AM PDT by MasterGunner01
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To: servo1969

I would Christen that LCS Victoria Soto. She was that teacher in Newton CT last December. She threw her body over her children to protect them, an act of conspicuous gallantry for which she sacrificed her life. That’s heroism.


147 posted on 03/26/2013 6:30:39 AM PDT by Ax
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To: Red Steel; Jeff Head

I was hoping this was satire.

What the hell is wrong with the USN? They name one after Cesar Chavez, another after John Murtha, and now they name one after Giffords? Funny, I haven’t heard of them planning to name a ship after Sgt. Dakota Meyer, USMC, who received the MoH for saving 36 lives.

Its is getting to the point that I am almost going to cheer for the PLAN to sink some USN ships. I would almost like to read “USS James E. Carter, SSN 23, sunk.”


148 posted on 03/26/2013 6:31:44 AM PDT by Little Ray (No "Comprehensive" Immigration Reform. Fortifiy the Borders First.)
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To: Red Steel

This comes from a DNC that honored the Russian Navy and the Turkish Air acrobat team last year at their national convention.


149 posted on 03/26/2013 6:48:21 AM PDT by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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To: Red Steel

Was USS Sandy Hook already taken?


150 posted on 03/26/2013 6:50:16 AM PDT by bluecat6 ("All non-denial denials. They doubt our ancestry, but they don't say the story isn't accurate. ")
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