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Signature Machines and Hypocrisy
Donald Rumsfeld, our Secretary of Defense, the man who has been the subject of scathing attacks by left-wing congressmen and senators, and also the press, is now being flamed for letting his staff sign condolence letters to the families of our brave troops killed in the war with a signature machine. In essence, this is a mcahine that has been programmed with Mr. Rumsfeldís signature, and it wields a pen to reproduce it automatically.
I guess that winning a double victory, turning the two most brutal dictatorships in the extreme Muslim world into freely elected republics, means nothing. Why? Because Mr. Rumsfeld, who our President properly and bravely defended as the fundamentally decent man that he is, let about 1000 letters go out of his offices signed by machines. It was pointed out that President Bush also has one of these machines, but still hand signs his own condolence letters to the families.
"It would not surprise me if Charlie Rangel suggested that Mr. Rumsfeld caused the Hindenberg to explode."
Why did Mr. Rumsfeld let these items be signed by the machine? I donít know and I donít care. This is not a big deal. The man may, for all I know, get so broken up over personally signing these letters that he allowed the machine to do it to spare trauma. Or, he may be so busy trying to fight off all of the other libelous attacks on his character and competence that he cannot find the time after all the press-induced firefights. And letís not forget the traitors in the Congress who have called him incompetent, and personally blamed him for each and every less-than-perfect development anywhere in the world since the beginning of time. It would not surprise me if Charlie Rangel suggested that Mr. Rumsfeld caused the Hindenberg to explode.
Donald Rumsfeld deserves the heartfelt thanks of a nation safer for his service. Anything less would be a betrayal of his years of selfless service to our republic. Rush Limbaugh made the point crystal clear on his December 20, 2004 show. If this were WW II, would Charlie Rangel and the turncoat Republicans be skewering Henry Stimson (Secretary of War) for all of our defeats suffered 1942-43 in World War II? Letís face it: The first 16 months we were in WWII, he got our hats handed to us. Then we got our groove, and we kicked butt.
"Donald Rumsfeld directed a two-front war and has not lost a single battle! Not one! And these anti-patriots have the galling audacity to dispute his competence?"
Donald Rumsfeld directed a two-front war and has not lost a single battle! Not one! And these anti-patriots have the galling audacity to dispute his competence? Their rhetoric makes me nauseous. This latest machine-signature fiasco really turns my stomach. Rumsfeld and Stimson share long and distinguished careers in public service. The difference is this: Rumsfeld does not play the D.C.B.S. game. He says what he means and he means what he says. Dangerous in D.C. -- you will offend someone who is a butthead with power, since D.C. is loaded with them. Mr. Rumsfeld does not try to adeptly court these types. He puts up with zero nonsense, as he did in the corporate world. To me, that makes Donald Rumsfeld a certified American Hero. Donald Rumsfeld is also one of the most successful corporate executives in history. We are privileged to have such an outstanding leader for our armed forces. Now get the hell off his back and let him do his job!