Pat Tillman

Dudley D. Doright f16rsdad at JUNO.COM
Sat Apr 24 22:35:59 MDT 2004


Very well put Dennis.

DD
On Sat, 24 Apr 2004 09:32:05 -0400 Dennis Putnam <dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM>
writes:
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> At 07:33 PM 4/23/2004, you wrote:
> >SNIP
> >
> >I'm sorry Tillman died, but I don't see the need to treat him like
> a god.
>
> In my opinion you are way off base. I've heard no one treating him
> like a
> god, only a deserved hero, and no one I know (then again I don't
> know any
> John F'ing Kerrys, Michael Moores or Jane Fondas) is ignoring others
> who
> made the ultimate sacrifice even though we don't know their names.
> To think
> that a well known celebrity who, by deeds, is an example of a true
> patriot
> should not get extra recognition is, to me, well, unpatriotic. He
> gave up
> fame, fortune and his life for his country. You decry treatment of
> celebrities but which other ones have made this sacrifice? If one
> does not
> believe Tillman should be recognized and held up as a role model of
> patriotism then, IMO, one taints his sacrifices.
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