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May 29, 2013

Have you ever watched an old war movie and laughed at the corniness of the dialogue,

the simple right/wrong morality, the sentimental Norman Rockwell view of the world?

Have you ever thought that America was never like that? Well, it was. I am old enough to remember a little of that America, and my parents lived most of their lives in it. Somewhat Sublime: Art of Van Evan Fuller • Master Sergeant Lloyd D. Fuller, USMC Here’s my...

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 29, 2013 11:47 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I am old enough to also remember those days. And am glad i will never be so sophisticated as to forget how a veteran and gentleman should act.
My father always wore Khaki pants ( always pressed with a crease ) till his end days. He got that from his time in the Navy. It was just second nature to him.

Posted by: Kelvin at May 29, 2013 1:22 PM

I also remember and remembering feel pity for the blatant young today. Excited by the shiny bobbles and trinkets while they are carried (along with the rest of the country) deeper into the sewer.
They don't know what we have lost that should belong to them. They don't know that they should be able to walk from one end of their city to the other, at any time of the day or night, without any concern.

Posted by: John at May 30, 2013 6:45 AM

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