Archive for February, 2006

ink: WorldNetDaily: Students reject honor to WWII hero.

The University of Washington’s student senate rejected a memorial for alumnus Gregory "Pappy" Boyington of "Black Sheep Squadron" fame amid concerns a military hero who shot down enemy planes was not the right kind of person to represent the school.

Student senator Jill Edwards, according to minutes of the student government’s meeting last week, said she "didn’t believe a member of the Marine Corps was an example of the sort of person UW wanted to produce."

How disrespectful!

Clearly, they fail at life. Somewhere along the line, they were failed as well, to not understand the sacrifices this man made. Even with my skittish views towards war, I can’t understand the disrespect they are giving this man.

It blows my mind how they ignore the facts (i.e. he wasn’t a ‘rich white man’ as they claim) to blow hot air and parade around their sheepish views.  And even if it were the case, does his race or financial status make his sacrifices any less?  Crazy talk.

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Those cartoons

Those cartoons.

I’ve seen more offensive things, towards all sorts of races and religions. Certainly nothing to kill anyone over, or even punch someone over.

Both sides are acting like asses to varying degrees but the difference is, only one side is KILLING people over it.  Yeesh.

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Illegal T-Shirt

Link: CNN.com – Sheehan´┐Żarrested in House gallery – Feb 1, 2006.

WASHINGTON (CNN) — Peace activist Cindy Sheehan was arrested Tuesday in the House gallery after refusing to cover up a T-shirt bearing an anti-war slogan before President Bush’s State of the Union address.

"She was asked to cover it up. She did not," said Sgt. Kimberly Schneider, U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman, adding that Sheehan was arrested for unlawful conduct, a misdemeanor.

Putting it all aside, what you think of her, the war, the president…how is wearing a tshirt unlawful conduct?  What did it say?

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