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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: Red Steel
and how much of this is funded by taxpayers?
151 posted on 03/26/2013 6:52:25 AM PDT by Drawn7979
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To: DManA
"How can we afford to buy a new ship? With the sequester and all..?

Not to worry! They plan to have the ship do double duty. Mooch and the obozo kids can use the thing to be ferried from vacation to vacation.

That'll give it a real workout!

152 posted on 03/26/2013 6:53:16 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: Red Steel

FROM SFGATE earlier this year:

It is official: The San Francisco Board of Supervisors backs the idea of the Navy naming a vessel after gay political leader Harvey Milk. But the decision came only after debating the power of symbolism and consulting with a spirit board.

The non-binding resolution, approved 9-2, urges the Secretary of the Navy to christen a ship the U.S.S. Harvey Milk. It supports the request of San Diego Congressman Bob Filner, the ranking Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee.


153 posted on 03/26/2013 6:57:19 AM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: Viennacon

naming a war ship to a woman who now wants guns banned and who was shot.

You can;t even make this up.

Still, we might even get a warship named after her lying, hypocritical husband in a few years.

Wait till the biggest fairy homosexual is killed. We’ll be hearing how a warship is named after him now and how the ship will go on a diversity tour.
ARF


154 posted on 03/26/2013 7:47:29 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Red Steel

...they’re naming a weapon after Gabby Giffords?

How’s that for ironic?


155 posted on 03/26/2013 7:50:41 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Red Steel

If anyone here deserves to be honored in such a fashion, it should be Judge John Roll.


156 posted on 03/26/2013 7:52:18 AM PDT by Hoodat (I stand with Rand.)
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To: svcw

Said the same last night.

Because someone gets shot doesn;t now make them a hero,or brave.
I;m sick of hearing the word hero, even for the military they are not all hero’s.

bedding storeman,cooks, officer waiters etc.
Hell one guy joined the national guard, he wears his uniform to go to chic-fi-a and the manager came over to him and thanked him for his service and gave him a free meal.
Then told the crowd give a big hand for our hero’s.
Problem is that the guy who is the son of my wifes friend only joined to get freebies, he openly admits it.
He;’s only ever been to Ft Benning and only been in for a few months.
Many people who joined care only for their freebies today, and for the likes of this admin or the media to say our hero’s is B/S


157 posted on 03/26/2013 7:53:59 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Red Steel

She isn’t a deceased Navy veteran. Next we’ll heard about the USS Bill Ayers and the USS Bernadine Dhorn.


158 posted on 03/26/2013 8:08:06 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Lurker; All

N F W !!!


159 posted on 03/26/2013 8:17:17 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Red Steel

What ever happened to the good old days when you had to be dead to have a ship named after you, much less have done something to deserve the honor?


160 posted on 03/26/2013 8:17:35 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Red Steel

Humans are big about sentimentality and paying homage,, oft times to those who others may question as to their deeds of accomplishments .. but then , O won a Nobel Prize before he ever ascended. Is this OK? depends how sentimental a person one is.. and how much homage you have left to bestow.


161 posted on 03/26/2013 8:18:59 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Travis McGee

nothing like milking the heck out of a bad situation, I reckun. Nasa and Congre$$ and specifically anti-gunners just doing what they do best.. grandstand.

nice poster, btw. ;-]


162 posted on 03/26/2013 8:20:38 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Red Steel; All

Is there at least a way we can kill this with Obama’s sequester???


163 posted on 03/26/2013 8:27:33 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Red Steel

God forgive us.

I’m going to start claiming to be a Coast Guard veteran, not Navy.

/ashamed CTT3


164 posted on 03/26/2013 8:37:41 AM PDT by ro_dreaming (G.K. Chesterton, “Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It’s been found hard and lef)
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To: Red Steel; All

Honestly, at first, I really thought this was a joke...


165 posted on 03/26/2013 8:37:56 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: CMS; All

That’s got my vote!!!


166 posted on 03/26/2013 8:39:32 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: Dick Bachert

LOL

That is brilliant


167 posted on 03/26/2013 8:42:21 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: SpaceBar

oh I;m waiting ro the USS turd poker tobe announced soon the way this countyr is going nad the way most Americans have no problem wiht it


168 posted on 03/26/2013 8:43:26 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Red Steel
It's amazing how those in government treat each other as heroes and celebrities. Ya see it all the time.

Everytime there is an incident, or crime, ya get the mayor, governor, police chief, and assorted government lackeys, all standing in front of the cameras giving interview after interview, all while praising and thanking each other for doing a spectacular job...

In Ms. Giffords case, she and others unfortunately caught bullets shot by a mental case...So what do those in government do?

They treat her as if she is a hero, who created some historic achievement...Then they name a military warship after her.

So there ya have it!

169 posted on 03/26/2013 8:52:21 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

just how bad is her brain injury? seriously? is she that much in trouble that they are already building a memorial?


170 posted on 03/26/2013 8:53:36 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Lowell1775

oh besides the queers, and women who are supposed to march 40 miles carrying 100 pound and carry a wounded guy at the end of this there are also women who will be in submarines, women coming back pregnant, rapes on men rose with a massive increase last yeat , the same year don;t ask was overturned.
but
we also allow men to dress as women to serve and act as if they were on a freak parade.

Thatis how out of touch the radical left have become, now tens of millions of voters will be told that their county will be ignored over DOMA and states rights over weddings and marriage.

We are living in a far left whack job world and to think we thought we won the communist war back years ago
How was we supposed to know that the communists over in American regrouped and went into the shadows infiltrating Govt, media and the schools.


171 posted on 03/26/2013 8:57:23 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Secret Agent Man

have you seen the latest recruitment videos and AD’s for the Navy and Mainres.
The marines storm a beach and then it shows them giving out aid, WTH.

They never showed any fighting, no reference to being tough, it;s now a bunch of sissies they;re after to join.

The Navy shows how they are for diversity and open to all.

WTF has gone on.


172 posted on 03/26/2013 9:00:21 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc

First Armoured Marine Broadway Musical Batalion.


173 posted on 03/26/2013 9:15:33 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

LOL.

1st marine recon pansy division.


174 posted on 03/26/2013 9:32:58 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: manc

for some reason they always volunteer to bring up the rear from the front?


175 posted on 03/26/2013 9:49:25 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Red Steel

Maybe she’ll get an even bigger statue on the mall than MLK.


176 posted on 03/26/2013 10:11:29 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: manc

If you want to see my head spinning around, it happens whenever I hear the commercial “a global force for good.”
Nothing like citing the NWO/UN/one-world-govt b.s. right in our faces.


177 posted on 03/26/2013 10:14:17 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: EEGator

USS You-stupid-peasants-I-will-vote-for-ObamaCare no matter what you all think. Then, I myself will use the world’s finest Cadillac system of care, the kind our truly brave combat vets will never see.

luv,
GG


178 posted on 03/26/2013 10:16:52 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Borax Queen

LOL, good summation.


179 posted on 03/26/2013 10:24:01 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: manc

Makes sense, fedgov thinks the only people in the world they’ll have to fight is their own citizens.


180 posted on 03/26/2013 10:38:26 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Red Steel

No it’s not. It’s another attempt to inshrine Giffords into the liberal sainthood and it’s disgusting.


181 posted on 03/26/2013 10:45:06 AM PDT by SCHROLL
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To: Little Ray; Travis McGee

Carter, who was the second worst President in living memory, and probably in history, (Obama is the first, IMHO, and Clinton the 3rd) at least served honorably in the Navy when he was younger.

This naming for Giffords is simply a political pandering gesture and nothing more. It is sad.

I am sorry for what she endured...but many, many people endure that. Many of them our own soldiers who not only endure more...but who knowingly and willingly sacrifice themselves while so doing to save their fellow soldiers and/or accomplish the mission they have been ordered to do.

This woman was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time and the victim of a crazed liberal mad-man. She did not choose to put herself in harm’s way for the greater good.

That does no diminish her siffering in the least...but it should make all the difference in the world when it comes to naming a combat ship.

It is not the entire Navy that is bad in this, it is the Secretary who is making the naming decisions...and he is a political appointee. Wishing that one of our major combatants be sunk be an enemy with the resulting loss of life of many good, loyal, and dedicated Americans is not an answer at all, my friend. I know you are upset over this, but it is beneath you to wish for that in the slightest way.

At least I will give the current Secretary of the Navy credit recently for deciding that the 3rd Ford Class carrier, to start building in the next year or so, will be the USS Enterprise, CVN-80, in honor of the other USS Enterprises that have served so honorably, and in particular the last two USS Enerprise carriers, CV-6 from World War II, and CVN-65, our first nuclear carrier which was just retired.

That was a justafiable and good decision...this was not. This was a ludicrous decisiion and, IMHO, makes a mockery of the process.


182 posted on 03/26/2013 10:54:14 AM PDT by Jeff Head
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To: Jeff Head

The sad part is, the ship will likely take a missile to the command center/bridge.


183 posted on 03/26/2013 10:57:32 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Borax Queen

yea LOL what is the Global force for good crap anyway?

Here is the Royal marines AD
http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=royal+marines+recruitment+ads&mid=A9D8246AB651B4801E74A9D8246AB651B4801E74&view=detail&FORM=VIRE1

here is another

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=royal+marines+recruitment+ads&mid=A9D8246AB651B4801E74A9D8246AB651B4801E74&view=detail&FORM=VIRE1

now here is the latest for our American marines and see how they are so great at giving out aid to others.

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=marine+corps+tv+commercial&view=detail&mid=DD5302F022F897E350A2DD5302F022F897E350A2&first=0&FORM=NVPFVR

see how they give out aid, then mention when the time comes to helping against tyrany and all that social justice crap?

What a joke and now I find that a guy only has to do two pulls ups to get in the marines and 3 to graduate.
One for women and two to graduate for the women to join the marines

It;s a joke and to think you se the UK Ryal marine commandos ad compared to the awful social justice agenda on TV today


184 posted on 03/26/2013 11:05:18 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Borax Queen

when you se th riting for the Uk marine caommandos and then telling 99.9% need not apply because they;re looking for tough guys not pansy;s says a lot abotu what our Govt is now lookng for .

Like I said my wifes friend around the corner has a dead beat son, never worked and so joined the national guard.
He wanted his freebies and proudly states he couldn;t careless about the country.
He has one kid on welfare and now got her pregnant again for more welfare.
He wears that uniform to get hsi thanks you’s and free meals around here and the only place he;s ever been is FT Benning in GA a few hours drive from us.

It;s a joke today


185 posted on 03/26/2013 11:09:09 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Secret Agent Man

if you get a chance pal see post 184 and then watch those links as it tells us how our Govt is now wanting to change what our military does.
Storming a beach to go to those who are needing help and tyranny and then giving out aid.

I’m about 50% there to talking my boys not to join the seals or Recon and it seems I will be the last if they listen to me to serve their country in generations


186 posted on 03/26/2013 11:11:19 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“I guess we can expect the USS Yoko Ono and the USS Jim Carrey next for their “courage” in the liberals’ fight against the Bill of Rights.”

I’m guessing the “Jane Fonda” and “Dan Rather” can’t be far behind.


187 posted on 03/26/2013 11:25:45 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: EEGator

:0)


188 posted on 03/26/2013 11:38:07 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Red Steel

Gabby Giffords is a perfect inspiration for our new National Security Strategy.

She stood oblivious of the threat and was passively shot while offering no resistance. She remains an advocate of weakness and unpreparedness.


189 posted on 03/26/2013 11:45:06 AM PDT by BeauBo
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To: manc

you’re right, unfortunately, it’s probably good advice not to join now. military is not where one should be right now.


190 posted on 03/26/2013 11:55:15 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: manc

put it this way, any solid christian considering joining should consider if it is worth it for a dishonorable discharge for standing up for your christian values, and lose employment and 2a rights.

not saying you won’t be rewarded but i don’t think most people think it through this far and consider they could still be good christians and keep fighting and keep their rights, in the civilian world.


191 posted on 03/26/2013 11:58:27 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: manc

it’s right behind the uss sharia law, the uss bankruptcy, and the uss what does it matter....


192 posted on 03/26/2013 12:00:20 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: treetopsandroofs

I’ll bet you’re right. We’ve already got the USS Cesar Chavez.


193 posted on 03/26/2013 12:01:52 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Whatever happened to the land of the free, home of the brave?)
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To: Red Steel

I’d be a hero too if some insane jerk shot me and I lived through the horrible experience.

But would the central socialist government name a ship after me?


194 posted on 03/26/2013 12:21:58 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Red Steel

Remember when ships were named after naval heroes?


195 posted on 03/26/2013 12:54:00 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: CMS

Kyle would be eligible for his own destroyer. A shallow water littoral would be a bit of an insult to him. These things are a step above a river boat or monitor. But imagine a Somali pirate explaining to his buds he was run down by a ship named after a woman? There’s probably a natural place for this thing.


196 posted on 03/26/2013 1:01:10 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Bogey78O

Less-than-lethal ship?

Rubber bullets only?

And a loud whistle.


197 posted on 03/26/2013 1:07:57 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: Red Steel

Ask me if I care


198 posted on 03/26/2013 1:09:24 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: manc

TYVM. Feel free to copy and share.


199 posted on 03/26/2013 1:18:28 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (CONGRESS: GROW A PAIR! IMPEACH THE USURPER!!)
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To: JaguarXKE
Other appropriate names:
USS Gag Me
USS Kumbaya
USS Feel Good

I'm outraged -- outraged, I tell you! that they haven't yet named a ship for Fred Rogers or Michael Jackson. Where's the love?

200 posted on 03/26/2013 2:27:27 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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