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The author, Frances Rice is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and Chairman of the National Black Republican Association. She may be contacted at: www.NBRA.info
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DO DEMOCRATS COMMIT HATE CRIMES AGAINST BLACK REPUBLICANS?

Racists!  That incendiary charge hurled by Democrats at Tea Party activists protesting against ObamaCare was shown to be totally false by Jack Cashill in his article "A Closer Look at the Capitol Steps Conspiracy".    

Given the Democratic Party's 150-year record of racist rhetoric and racial violence - from the days of slavery until today - it is astonishing to see Democrats sanctimoniously playing the race card.   A display of unmitigated gall describes how Democrats are falsely comparing anti-ObamaCare protestors to the anti-civil rights racists of the 1960's who were Democrats.  Democrats get away with this racial hypocrisy because they know with absolute certainty that the true history of civil rights has long been buried, and the racism exhibited today by Democrats against blacks, particularly black Republicans, will be ignored by the mainstream media.   

For instance, the liberal media expressed no outrage and not one word of condemnation was uttered by any Democrat after SEIU (Service Employees International Union) thugs attacked Kenneth Gladney, a black man.  Gladney was beaten, kicked and called a racist name while working as a vendor at a health care reform town hall meeting in St. Louis on August 6, 2009 called by U.S. Rep. Democrat Russ Carnahan.    

The assault was a calculated attempt to intimidate and silence Tea Party protestors and town hall activists.  On the morning of the Gladney attack, the White House presented to Senate Democrats a “battle plan” to quell the protests.  The advice given to the Democrats by the White House was to "punch back twice as hard", and the first casualty was Kenneth Gladney.  In the emergency room of the St. John's Mercy Medical Center, Gladney was treated for injuries to his knee, back, elbow, shoulder and face suffered in the attack.    

The six people arrested in the Gladney case, including a Post-Dispatch reporter, were charged with mere misdemeanor ordinance violations, with a total of ten charges spread out among the six offenders.  Not one Democrat rushed to a microphone to denounce the attack against Gladney as a "hate crime".    

Based on the lack of any outrage by Democrats over the Gladney beating, it seems that the newly enacted "hate crime" legislation pushed by Democrats would not apply to cases of hateful brutality against black Republicans.  The Hate Crimes Prevention Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama on October 28, 2009 and is designed to punish crimes of violence against people because of their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  

At the core of why Democrats are feverishly painting conservatives and Republicans as racist, especially Tea Party activists, is the need to divert the public's attention away from the fact that President Barack Obama and the Democrats in control of Congress are slowly and deliberately transforming America from a free society with a representative form of government into a socialist dictatorship.  A move applauded by the Cuban Communist dictator Fidel Castro.

Obama is now governing as a hard-core leftist, after campaigning for president as a centrist.  His cynical charade was designed to convince the majority of white Americans to vote for him, the very citizens Obama now castigates as racist.
 
What Obama and the Democrats are ignoring while trying to silence protestors with charges of racism is the fact that average American citizens are angry because they do not want socialism.  They understand that ObamaCare and Obama's out-of-control spending will produce massive deficits, high costs for consumer goods and fewer jobs.  Citizens have tried to communicate this message to Obama and the Democrats in every way possible, from protesting in record numbers to historic votes against Democrats in New Jersey, Virginia and Massachusetts.
 
Obama and the Democrats have chosen, at their peril, to ignore the will of the people and enact the economy-wrecking ObamaCare with one-party rule, bribing unprincipled Democrats with sleazy deals.
 
The powerful video posted on YouTube called
"America Rising: An Open Letter to Democrat Politicians Patriotic Resistance" implores Americans to hold Democrats accountable in the 2010 elections.
 
A video posted on YouTube called
"We The People" provides an inspiring call for us to take back our country from the socialists.   

In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this call is made for all Americans to unite, engage in nonviolent civil disobedience and vote in November to stop the Democrats from shredding our Constitution and governing without the consent of the governed.    

History shows that during the 1960's Democrats used racist slurs and brutality against Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a Republican until the day he died, and other nonviolent activists who were trying to stop the Democrats from denying civil rights to black Americans.  Today, Democrats are using similar reprehensible tactics against conservatives and Republicans, especially black Republicans, who are trying to stop the Democrats from stripping civil liberties from all Americans.  

While claiming to be racially sensitive, Democrats use racist invectives to denigrate black Republicans, demeaning them as "sellouts", "Uncle Toms", "House Negroes", "House N-word", or worse.  The list of black Republicans attacked by Democrats is long and includes RNC Chairman Michael Steel, Dr. Condoleezza Rice, General Colin Powell and Justice Clarence Thomas. 

On the left-wing Internet website called "The News Blog," Democrats posted a doctored photograph of  RNC Chairman Michael Steele while he was the Lt. Governor of Maryland and running for a Senate seat.  Democrats depicted Steele as a "Simple Sambo" with a blackened minstrel-style face, nappy hair and big, think red lips. The cartoon caption read: "Simple Sambo wants to move to the big house". This contemptible racist stereotype is the same one Democrats used to demean black men during the era of slavery and segregation. 

Dr. Condoleezza Rice was the object of particularly vicious racist attacks by Democrats.  In addition to several other appalling images of Dr. Rice produced by several Democrats, cartoonist Jeff Danziger denigrated Dr. Rice as an ignorant, barefoot "mammy", reminiscent of the stereotyped black woman in the movie "Gone with the Wind" about the slave era black woman who remarked: "I don't know nothin' 'bout birthin' no babies". This is the type of racist stereotype Democrats used to demean black women during the era of slavery and segregation.   

A video was shot by WKRN Video Journalist Beau Fleenor at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee that shows Al Sharpton demeaning Gen. Powell and Dr. Rice, when Sharpton was asked to give his opinions about whether Powell and Rice were "House Negroes".   

An article that appeared in a Portland, Oregon paper was one of many exposing how hardly a ripple of protest was made by black Democrats when Harry Belafonte publicly denounced Gen. Powell as a "House Negro".   

Posted on the Internet is an article entitled "A Black Man, The Progressive's Perfect Trojan Horse" by black entertainer Lloyd Marcus exposing Democratic Party racism toward black Tea Party protestors.

The truth about Democratic Party racism can be harsh medicine, but is sorely needed to finally eject the race-baiting poison injected into our body politic by Democrats, the architects of modern-day racism.  As stated by author Michael Scheuer, the Democratic Party is the party of the four S's:  slavery secession, segregation and now socialism. A prominent pundit affirmed that the Republican Party is the party of the four F's:  family, faith, freedom and fairness.  Civil rights history details are in the NBRA Civil Rights Newsletter that is posted on the website of the National Black Republican Association.    

Written out of our history books are the following facts.  The Republican Party was started in 1854 as the anti-slavery party and, after the Civil War, Republicans amended the US Constitution to grant blacks freedom (13th Amendment), citizenship (14th Amendment) and the right to vote (15th Amendment).  Republicans then passed the civil rights laws to ensure blacks could exercise their Constitutional rights, including the Civil Rights Acts of 1866, 1867 and 1875.  After Democrats took control of Congress in 1892, Democrats passed the Repeal Act of 1894 that overturned civil rights legislation enacted by the Republicans.  It took Republicans nearly six decades to finally achieve passage of civil rights legislation in the 1950's and 1960's pushed through by Republican Senator Everett Dirksen over the objection of the Democrats.   

In addition to their reprehensible of record of fighting against civil rights legislation, Democrats have a long history of racial violence.  Recorded by liberal professor Dr. Eric Foner in his book "A Short History of Reconstruction", is the horrifying fact that Democrats started the Ku Klux Klan in 1866 to lynch and terrorize Republicans - black and white.  The Klan became the terrorist arm of the Democratic Party, killing over 2,000 black Republicans and over 1,000 white Republicans.   

The violence against the 1960's era civil rights protestors was inflicted by Democrats.  Democrat Public Safety Commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor in Birmingham let loose vicious dogs and turned skin-burning fire hoses on black civil rights demonstrators. Democrat Georgia Governor Lester Maddox famously brandished ax handles to prevent blacks from patronizing his restaurant. In 1954, Democrat Arkansas Governor Orville Faubus tried to prevent desegregation of a Little Rock public school. Democrat Alabama Governor George Wallace stood in front of the Alabama schoolhouse in 1963 and thundered, "Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever."    

All of these racist Democrats remained Democrats until the day they died. One survivor from that era, Democrat Senator Robert Byrd, a former recruiter in the Ku Klux Klan, is still a Democrat and a prominent leader in the Democrat-controlled Congress where he was honored by his fellow Democrats as the "conscience of the Senate."  It does not even make common sense to believe that after the Republicans spent over 150 years fighting the Democrats and won, the racist Democrats suddenly rushed into the arms of the Republicans.  In fact Democrats declared that they would rather vote for a "yellow dog" than any one in the Republican Party, the party for blacks.   

If our soldiers did and do voluntarily put their lives on the line to preserve our freedoms, then we can do no less.  If Dr. King had the courage to fight for civil rights for blacks in the face of racist slurs by Democrats and threats of imprisonment or death, then we surely have the courage to stand up for our civil liberties in the face of such threats. This we owe to ourselves, our country and future generations..


Frances Rice is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel and Chairman of the National Black Republican Association. She may be contacted at: www.NBRA.info

You Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept Communism outright; but we’ll keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you’ll finally wake up and find that you already have Communism. We won’t have to fight you; we’ll so weaken your economy until you fall like overripe fruit into our hands.” ~ Nikita Khrushchev, Oct. 25, 1966
 
 
 
 
"A man good enough to shed his blood for his country, is good enough to receive a square deal afterwards . . ."
-- Theodore Roosevelt


 
Veterans need actions not words...
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~ Why do these two U.S. Marines look drunk... ~
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Jack (Sussex, NJ) and George Dros (Cooperstown, NY) are sitting at a table in a Duc Duc Refugee Village peasant hut, near the village's market place.   The two, young United States Marines are members of CAP Team 2-9-2.  (CAP Teams were composed of about 8 to 13 Americans, who lived and served 24/7 in Vietnamese peasant-farming villages.    The Duc Duc Refugee Village was composed of about 2,000 homes.)
In the above picture, Jack's and George's eyes were shut, because of complete exhaustion.  It was July 1970.  At the time this picture was taken, the Americans in Duc Duc were not sure whether the CAP Unit would be pulled out of the village or whether it would be wiped out.  We were experiencing heavy combat.  Intelligence reports were coming in daily that the Communists wanted to punish the village while the Americans were still there.
 
      By wiping out CAP 2-9-2, the terrorists hoped to leave an example to other CAP Villages.  With alerts at the highest level, night ambush responsibilities were 100% watch throughout the night.  With two long patrols a day going outside the village, it didn't leave much time for the eight or so Americans to sleep. 
 
     Around the day this picture was taken, an intelligence report came in from the 1st Marine Division Headquarters in Da Nang that the high Communist Command wanted to speed up President Nixon's troop pullout from Vietnam.  They wanted to embarrass the Americans on a wide-scale and influence the American People into pressuring a faster troop pullout.  Their plan called for wiping out the Fifth Marines at An Hoa.  It was going to involve thousands of Communist Forces.  The Village of Duc Duc was on the large Marine Base's perimeter and was said to be the main route for the Communist attack.  Our orders that night in July 1970 was to set up in the most well protected position.  Our Cap Unit was expected to try and hold off the Communist drive off as long as possible.  We were expected to serve as a warning or trip wire (Queens Gambit) for the Fifth Marines.
 
Months after Jack and George pulled out of the village of Duc Duc, the Vietnamese communists punished the peasant village by burning it to the ground.  Hundreds of civilian men, women and children were killed, wounded and reported missing.  Two thousands homes were reduced to ashes.   The blaze could be seen from twenty-five (25) miles away in Da Nang.   It was the light of the blaze that guided United States Marines helicopters to the scene.
 
 
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The boy with Jack is the Marine's village boy.  These village boys would run errands, cook C-Rations, clean up-after, massage tense muscles and serve as interpreters for the Marines.  Usually, each Marine had their own boy to help him around the village. 
 
Many times, adult peasants of Duc Duc would supply these boys with intelligence information of planned terrorist attacks on the village.   Supplying these intelligence reports on terrorist movements and plans may have been the reason why the Duc Duc Refugee Village was later burned to ashes.  
 
A month after the above picture was taken, the boy lost both of his parents in a terrorist rocket attack on their area of the Duc Duc Refugee Village.   After his parents were killed, the boy moved to a relative's home closer to the City of Da Nang;  which in the long run saved his life the night of the Duc Duc Massacre.

JULY 17,  1970
 

      On what was going to turn out to be my hottest day in Vietnam, we had asked our (new to the village) sergeant for just a short, daily patrol.   Although it was still morning, we had already completed a number of our daily assignments around the village and the temperature was already scorching.   As usual, our Navy Corpsman already had treated a long line of peasants and my buddy, George Dros and I (our unit’s demolitionmen) had already setoff a couple of controlled explosions of dud high explosive rounds that the local children collected.  The loyal children received payments based on the size of their dud round.

      The CAP 2-9-2 patrol of five Marines and six Vietnamese Popular Forces (PFs) Militiamen left Phu Da with full gear.   Sergeant Donald Eifford led the patrol down a small, dusty path between two tall cornfields.   I was the M-79 Grenadier and a Lance Corporal.   When we exited the cornfields, Sergeant Eifford took out his field glasses and spotted three figures entering a known Viet Cong frequented treeline.     The treeline was once the site of a peasant village.  

      Since no villagers were allowed that far from Phu Da, it was safe to believe that the three figures entering the treeline were Communists.   Sergeant Eifford radioed for mortars on the jungle treeline from the Fifth Marines Headquarters at An Hoa.   (Only a month before, CAP 2-9-2, two tanks and a company of about 130 Marine Grunts from the Fifth Marines worked the same area.  Even with all those Marines and supporting equipment, the treeline was a bad neighborhood to say the least.)

        Using Eifford’s map grid coordinates, the Marine mortars from An Hoa were very accurate.   (He was excellent at calling in support for us.)   Our sergeant decided for the eleven-man patrol to go after the Communists.

        About a mile into the thin, open rice patty dikes, fear triggered five of our six Village Militiamen to refuse to go any farther toward the mile long piece of jungle.   Even though we tried to influence their decision, the militiamen refused.  They were terrified.   To be honest, having experienced combat there myself, I was a little worried.   Without the other PFs, there would be only six of us in the thick treeline.

      Like I already mentioned, the last time we dealt with the Communists in the same piece of jungle, we had about 130 men and 2 tanks.   In spite of all the men and equipment, we still had to call in F-4 Phantom fighter jets for a couple of bombing runs.

 

     The lone Vietnamese militiaman, who agreed to go along with us, was walking point (first) anyway.  He had to pass through five Marines on the less than two-foot wide rice patty dike in order to leave with his buddies.

     As the CAP 2-9-2 patrol came close to the treeline that only minutes earlier three Communists entered, the sergeant ordered me to walk point (first) and slam the face of the treeline with M-79 Grenade Rounds.   Immediately, I moved up in line and started firing.   About a hundred yards outside the large treeline, we had to stop.  My grenade launcher jammed from a BeeHive (shotgun-like) round casing.    I cleared my weapon and reloaded with just high explosive rounds.   

       (In the Command Chronology for CAP 2-9-2 for July 17, 1970, it was documented that I shot a total of 22  M-79 High Explosive (HE) rounds that entire day.   Although I picked my targets well, I thought that I shot much more than 22 high explosive rounds.   It was a long day under the hot sun.)

 

      Once we entered the jungle, we immediately spread out into two-man teams and found Communist huts, bunkers, and trenches and stored food supplies.   My buddy

L/Cpl. George Dros did some extra searching under some heavy jungle canopy.   Inside a large hut that George found was Communist military documents and the equipment for making booby traps.   In another hut, we found freshly cooked rice still warm in four bowls.  

      We were elated that we chased off the Communists.   I took my handy Kodak Instamatic Camera from my field jacket and started taking pictures.  A couple of the guys even posed.

      This feeling of satisfaction lasted only a few minutes.   Suddenly, we were hit from what seemed like every direction.    The Communist fire was extremely intense.

      Immediately, Sergeant Eifford radioed for mortars from the An Hoa Fifth Marine Base.   The Willie Peter placing round was right on target.   However, probably because of the shifting of the M-81 mortar’s tri-pod, the ten M-81 high explosive rounds walked directly towards where we were pinned down.   We thought that our own mortars would kill us.   I didn’t know what to do.  The thought of moving to my right or left was out of the question.  The Communist fire was too furious.  The last round exploded only about 20 yards in front of us.   

      After calling in the mortars, our sergeant called in helicopter and fixed-wing air strikes.    During one of the initial passes over the trees, the fixed-wing pilot spotted a cluster of huts deep in the treeline.  He concentrated his ordinance and succeeded in triggering some secondary explosions.

 

      During all the action, the rest of the Marines from CAP 2-9-2 and a few Vietnamese PF militiamen arrived from Phu Da.   Meanwhile, CAP 2-9-1 from the other side of the

An Hoa Marine Base rushed to our aid, but they got pinned down just outside the treeline that the six of us were surrounded in. 

     For a number of hours, we had to fight off the Communists ourselves.    It was in July and the temperature was said to be over 100 degrees.    (I don’t remember for sure, but the number 110 comes up.   Our Navy Corpsman had his mother send a thermometer just about a week before.   (He was always saying how hot it was.   It became a joke for us.)    Regardless, whether it was 100 or 110 degrees, it was extremely hot.   Water ran

out early.

     Once CAP 2-9-1 arrived, the Communists broke contact with us.   As the CAP’s demolitionmen, George Dros and I blew as much as we could with our C4 plastic explosives.   After we ran out of C4, George and I collected some hand grenades and destroyed the remaining Communist belongings and equipment.

     It was very important what route we left the jungle.   We needed to take a route that the enemy would not expect us to take.   Otherwise, the Communists would be setting up an ambush for us.   We set up security then left the treeline together on a route that crossed through a chest high, slow moving stream.   (My camera’s film was destroyed.)  While in the stream, a few guys were a little nervous about the poisonous snakes, especially the deadly Bamboo Viper.  

       Once on the other side of the stream, CAP 2-9-1 left for their own village.  The Americans and the few PF Militiamen of CAP 2-9-2 rested on a small knoll for a couple of minutes.    We were out there under some ugly conditions for many hours and we needed a much-needed rest.   Besides, our water ran out hours before and a few of us were near Heat Exhaustion.   Myself included.       

       Our Navy Corpsman was tired of telling us not to drink the filthy rice patty water.   Since the patties were the universal toilets for their peasant caretakers as well as water buffaloes and the watery grave of many insects, the Corpsman didn’t appreciate us drinking the filth through our closed teeth and then wiping our teeth clean.   (We didn’t bring our toothbrushes.)   Our sweat-soaked, camouflaged utilities were our tooth implement of necessity.

 

       Three of my buddies went to search for some desperately needed clean water.

           (The problem was the three Marines went without their weapons. I’d

            say the intense heat; the day’s activities and lack of water were getting

            to them.)

         After only a few minutes of rest, our sergeant jumped up.   He was in a hurry to get back to Phu Da for fear that the Communists might attack the unprotected village.   (One of the Vietnamese Militiamen might have read one of the Communist documents that George Dros found in the makeshift booby trap factory.)

        I told the sergeant that the three men went for water without their weapons.   I volunteered to stay.    All I cared about was that my friends were out there with no weapons.

      The Communists must have followed us.   About fifteen minutes later, as my three, joyful, wet-buddies were returning with the much needed water, the Communists attacked with rifle fire and small explosive weapons.   For protection, each of my buddies drove into a large, rice patty filled with water.  It was about a hundred yards wide and it separated us.

      For the next fifteen to twenty minutes, I fought alone in the open to draw the Communists' fire,  so that my buddies would survive or not be captured.  The sounds of the zinging bullets and bombs were constant.     

                         Thank God, those Viet Cong Terrorists were bad shots.

 

       In order to give the impression that there were more Marines on the knoll than just me, I switched between my M-79 Grenade Launcher to my buddies' M-16 Rifles and a

M-60 Machinegun.  However, I'm sure it didn't take long before the Viet Cong Terrorists realized I was the only American on the small knoll in the middle of the open rice patties.   If they killed me, the V.C. Terrorists could just walk up to my buddies and do what they wanted to them.

                                 (The Communist fire was pretty fierce.)

       I was no different than any other American in the Combined Action Program.   The thought of leaving my Cap Brothers did not even enter my mind.   At the time, we only had about eight Americans living in Phu Da.    I loved them.    One of my buddies pinned down before me in the rice patty was even married and had children.  Some of George Dros' comments are below.

 

      You could say that back then; I felt my buddies were all I had.    Due to a number of different circumstances, we felt very alone.   Even, many American people back home were against us fighting the Communists.  In June 1970, during a military sweep just outside our village, we found thousands of American Dollars that were donated to the Communist Terrorists by an American College student group at Berkeley University.   The donated money may have been used for the bounties on our heads. 

       I served in Phu Da during the student shootings at Kent State University.

 

       I was also in Phu Da when my hometown of Rosedale, Queens had its Vietnam Veteran Memorial attacked twice by tar and paint during 1970.     (It's the first Vietnam Veteran Memorial in all of America.)

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         Back at the knoll, a couple of the Marines who left with my sergeant returned to help but it took them some time walking along the thin rice patty dikes.   For all they knew, they were walking into an ambush themselves.    Our sergeant led the rest of the CAP 2-9-2 Americans and Vietnamese PFs back to protect Phu Da from a possible Communist attack.

       Daniel Gallerger was the first Marine to arrive to help me.   He came into the firefight shooting his weapon and laid down right next to me.   Daniel’s on The Wall in

Washington DC for something that happened months later.   He was a good Marine.

      In the end, everyone was saved and my sergeant received a well-deserved medal for his actions.   It was a miracle that no Americans were hurt that entire day.

      On July 22, 1970, CAP 2-9-2 returned to the jungle treeline with three infantry companies (C, E, and F) of the Fifth Marines, tanks and CAP 2-9-1.

 

     My buddy George Dros (one of the guys I saved) wrote his parents about the episode and they wrote and thanked my parents.   I felt great.

       To this day, George and I are extremely close and we both live up here in the beautiful, hilly farmland of Sussex County, New Jersey.    However, we don't really talk much about the war portion of serving in Phu Da, Vietnam.   To this day, it's still extremely hard to talk about the ugliness of war.     Instead, we talk a lot about our American Buddies as well as our Vietnamese Friends and the many Vietnamese Parents and Vietnamese Grandparents who adopted us into their families.

 

 

ACTUAL  UNIT  REPORT  FOR  JULY 17, 1970

17 July 70

A PF member of a CAP 2-9-2 patrol accidentally detonated an unknown type booby trap rigged with an unknown type firing device alerting an enemy ambush at AT 872500, 2.5 km N of Duc Duc District Headquarters. The patrol received SAF and returned fire with organic weapons fire, 22 M-79 HE rds,

 

2 M-72 LAAW rds, and called a helicopter gunship fire mission on the enemy. The enemy fled in an unknown direction. One PF was WIA by the exploding SFD. The PF was rendered first aid and medevaced by helicopter. A sweep of the area was nonproductive. RESULTS: 1 PF WIA(E).

George Dros' Comments about the above action.

Some time in July 1970, we went on a (daily) patrol that took us farther into enemy territory than ever before. The temperature this day was in excess of 100 .  With only three (3) other Marines and 1 Chou Hoi, we confiscated a large cache of Vietnamese communist terrorists (V.C) explosives, detonators, documents and battle plans for upcoming engagements.    (This most probably was a small terrorist bobby-trap factory.)

 

After neutralizing their base camp, we were hit by Viet Cong terrorists’ rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and small arms fire, pinning us down for over an hour.   We called for artillery from the Marine Cops’ 5th Marines Combat base at An Hoa and a react team from our brother CAP team 2-9-1.   Return artillery fire was immediate.  

      It took CAP 2-9-1 a while to reach us, because as they neared the tree line that we were pinned down in, they were also fired upon.

 

After about three hours, the V.C. broke contact and both CAP teams started back to their respective villages. We had to cross a chest deep river, carrying our weapons over our heads, but at least we were in our own back yard. We stopped on a small knoll for much needed water, since we had run out of water hours before, because of the intense heat and sun.  Two Marines and I filled everyone’s canteens while Jack and the rest of the patrol stood cover.

 

Returning from the well, I saw Jack standing cover by himself, as Sgt. Eiford thought the village might be hit and took the rest of the unit back with him in case of enemy contact.  As we made our way to the knoll that Jack was on, we took heavy fire from our right, pinning us down behind a small rice paddy dike.  Jack then exposed himself to enemy fire to try and keep the V.C. away from us, switching from his own M79 grenade launcher, to my M-16 rifle and one of the Marines’ M-60 machine gun.  Jack kept the V.C. off balance long enough for us to pull ourselves along by the rice stalks until reaching him.  The V.C. broke contact, probably fearing an artillery attack.

 

This was Jack, always caring and making sure the people he loved were safe and protected from harm. Jack’s code in life has always been the same: passion for his family, his country and the Corps. I will always be thankful for being a part of Jack’s family.

 

  What is Jack Cunningham doing today instead of battling terrorists in the Duc Duc Refugee Village?  
 
Jack is battling the State of New Jersey for his Due Process in his right to charge Legal Malpratice against a corrupt New Jersey Attorney Ethics Vice-Chairman Robert Correale.  It's been over a nine year battle so far for Jack, but he has some corrupt New Jersey politicians and officials ducking for cover.
 
 
 
 
webmaster Jack Cunningham in Parris Island, Marine Corps Boot Camp   1969
18 Years of Age
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Should PTSD disabled vets be protected under the Americans with Disability Act?
If yes, why does the Department of Justice (DOJ) refuse to step in against the State Of New Jersey. 
Nine years is a long time to refuse PTSD vet plaintiff Jack Cunningham's justice.
       
http://www.americans-working-together.com/attorney_ethics/id73.html
 
 
New Facebook Cause
PTSD disabled vets should be protected under the Federal Americans with Disability Act?
 
 
 
 
 
We the People
Over 3,000,000 views of this video
 
 
 

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Proud Vietnam Vet, Proud Tea Party Patriot, Webmaster Jack Cunningham

A very proud Vietnam vet.  I'm proud to have served with great heroes; and I'm extremely proud for serving for America.

 

Below, Jack in a discussion with an anti-TEA Party protestor during a TAX Day rally in Washington DC.

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Sweet, old Jack Cunningham served and lived (24/7) in two different Vietnamese peasant-farming villages.  His first CAP Team was CAP 2-9-2 and his second team was CAP 2-2-2.
 
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CAP 2-9-2
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Jack is the second from the right in the back row.

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Jack fought communists/marxists when he was in Vietnam, and he still proudly fights them today.
 
 
Hugo Chavez and Medea Benjamin
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Hugo Chavez and Medea Benjamin
 
Tea Parties Vs. Hard-Left Protests
 
The Anti-American: Medea Benjamin protested at the Tax Day TEA Party Rally in Washington DC

I recognized her.  She was one of the protestors who stopped near the news media cameras to get some face time.
   Jack Cunningham

Medea Benjamin, (co-founder of Code Pink) supporter for Cuba, Venezuela and many communist, marxist causes.   The Anti-American: Medea Benjamin -  
http://97.74.65.51/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=21112

Writer David Horowitz:
Many of the causes that Ms. Benjamin espouses are Communist in nature. The Washington "peace" rally at which she spoke last month, for instance, was organized by the Workers World Party, a Communist organization... In years past, she staunchly opposed US military aid to those fighting against Communist forces in Central America... She favors the creation of a government-sponsored universal health care system funded by taxpayer dollars. She exhorts the US government to lift its trade embargo against Cuba - a nation she notably lauds as a place where people have managed to "thrive despite the odds" against them.
 
 
 
 
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Bill Clinton Is Concerned About The Tea Party Bringing Out Anti-American-American Terrorists...

TEA Party Anti-American-American Terrorists...  What about William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn?

http://www.capveterans.com/the_year_2007/id333.html

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Leftist Rapid Response Brigades attack in New Orleans! 
I wonder if this is the start of Obama's civilian militia...
 
 
 
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Proud Vietnam Vet, Proud Tea Party Patriot, Webmaster Jack Cunningham
 
 
USS ARIZONA Marine Remembrance At Pearl Harbor
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UPDATE:    We saved the Marine Corps Rememberance Memorial in Pearl Harbor From The National Park Service.

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From:    Colonel John R. Bates USMC (ret)     jrbatesusmc@aol.com
 
UPDATE:   A couple of years ago, I was the Operations Officer for the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, on the waterfront between the USS ARIZONA and the USS BOWFIN. The Commandant of the Marine Corps was the featured speaker at the dedication of the USS ARIZONA Marine Remembrance, 10 November 2006. The National Park Service, which administers the USS ARIZONA Memorial is renovating all of Halawa Landing, the site of the Marine Remembrance. The Regional Director of the Natl Park Service Western Region, Jon Jarvis, stated on the local TV news that the Marine Remembrance would be removed. I challenged him on that statement and convinced him that would not happen without a fight. I passed the word to (disabled vet and webmaster) Jack Cunningham (Americans Working Together), who in turn asked his readership to email Jarvis that the entire USMC would make every effort to have him relieved of his duties if he moved that monument. I was copied on many of the emails to him from Marines, their friends and their families that it nearly fried my computer. And...it worked. In order to save his job, Jarvis backed down. The Remembrance now belongs to the USMC and has its' rightful place in direct view of the USS ARIZONA.

 

COLONEL JOHN BATES

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Now, Jack Cunningham, who helped us save the Marine Remembrance in Pearl Harbor, can use our help himself, as he fights for his due process against a corrupt law firm and state officials who are protecting them.
 
 

Proud Vietnam Vet, Proud Tea Party Patriot, Webmaster Jack Cunningham

Help end Government Corruption in 2010

 
A state Supreme Court attorney ethics Vice-Chairman Robert Correale misuses his high level government and court office to Cover-Up and block ethics violations and legal malpractice charges against his own law firm, Maynard & Truland.  After eight years, the Cover-Up leads all the way up to the Governor's Office, the Attorney General's Office, the state's Supreme Court and Superior Court.
Disabled Vietnam vet, Jack Cunningham's ethic complaints start with Robert Correale's and his law firm's gross negligence, over-charging per hour, false billing, lack of communications, coming to court unprepared and open perjury to the New Jersey Supreme Court and Superior Court systems.   (Evidence are Maynard & Truland's own contact, invoices, court-filed letters, court-filed documents and court-filed sworn statements, NJ Supreme Court attorney certifications, etc.)
 
Thanks to some dedicated, honest State Legislators, Jack Cunningham is no longer in this battle alone.   Please read the below letters. 
 
It's going to another level.  It's proof that in America, the little guy can win, if he or she does not give up...

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State Senator Steven Oroho's office has already completed a preliminary investigation.
 
UPDATE
New Jersey State Senator Oroho's office has received enough calls. I can't thank you enough.

Please direct your calls to Gov Chris Christie at: 609-292-6000. It's time "new", Governor Chris Christie asks for a formal investigation of the Cover-up.
John "Jack" Cunningham vs. New Jersey Office of Attorney Ethics
 

Gov. Christie can ask State Senate Steven Oroho all questions.
 
 
 
Billboard recently established on I-75 just south of Lake City, Florida
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Proud Tea Party Patriot and Proud Vietnam Vet, Jack Cunningham asks "Please contact State Senator Steve Oroho's aid Louis Crescitelli / (973) 300-0200 and thank him for investigating Jack Cunningham's New Jersey State Government corruption charges." http://www.americans-working-together.com/attorney_ethics/id73.html

 

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Navy Petty Officer Mike Monsoor
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A real David and Goliath story
Eight year corruption battle against his State Government may finally come to light...