Kerry has guts |

Kerry has guts

Lt. Col. Lattig’s service – U.S. Air Force – tells a lot. It was one thing to be in the air in Vietnam, another thing to be on the ground. Not to diminish his service, but there is quite a difference between being a bird and being on the river like John Kerry. I was a grunt along the Cambodian border in 1969, mostly in Cambodia, eating ants, mosquitoes and who knows what else. It took guts for Kerry to come home and tell the truth. I didn’t fight for my country. I fought for a black guy from Detroit in my platoon, to help keep him alive. He didn’t get to come home. We were serving in the 4th of the 9th Infantry, Manchu, 25th Division, while most folks watched the war on television and spouted off as they normally do about stuff they don’t know anything about. When I read about people yipping about the liberal media, what that brings to mind simply is people who don’t want to hear the truth.

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