Don't Shoot, We're Republicans!!

Don't Shoot, We're Republicans!!

This is a discussion on Don't Shoot, We're Republicans!! within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Here's a story I came across I thought Vets and those who enjoy history would like. Link follows. Don't Shoot, We're Republicans - the Fate ...

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    Don't Shoot, We're Republicans!!

    Here's a story I came across I thought Vets and those who enjoy history would like. Link follows. Don't Shoot, We're Republicans - the Fate of the USS Willian D. Porter DD-579

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    Nice read. Thanks for posting it.
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    Excellent read, and a good dash of humor for the day. You really can't make this stuff up.
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    "He went on two legs, wore clothes and was a human being, but nevertheless he was in reality a wolf of the Steppes. He had learned a good deal . . . and was a fairly clever fellow. What he had not learned, however, was this: to find contentment in himself and his own life. The cause of this apparently was that at the bottom of his heart he knew all the time (or thought he knew) that he was in reality not a man, but a wolf of the Steppes."

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    Great read. If the USN doesn't remember history, maybe they'll repeat it.
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    Great, very well written story!

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    Could become our new logo................

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    And to think that I thought I've made some bumbling manuevers in my days,,,,WHEW!!!!!!

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