Millionaire Soldier signs on for 3rd tour in Iraq

Discussion in 'World Events' started by madanthonywayne, Mar 1, 2008.

  1. madanthonywayne Mourning in America Moderator

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    A soldier recently hit a million dollar jackpot, yet still plans to volunteer for a third tour in Iraq.
     
  2. nietzschefan Thread Killer Valued Senior Member

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    That is something. Honorable.
     
  3. madanthonywayne Mourning in America Moderator

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    Yes it is. It's good to see we still have a few people like that left.
     
  4. MetaKron Registered Senior Member

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    It's too bad we don't know what to do with people like that. If we did we would get somewhere.
     
  5. mikenostic Stop pretending you're smart! Registered Senior Member

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    Yes. Very honorable. Anyone remember Specialist Pat Tillman?
    He forewent a contract with the Arizona Cardinals football team to go fight with the Rangers in Afghanistan.
     
  6. hypewaders Save Changes Moderator

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    I hope Sgt. Leyde gets back home in one piece, and while $1 million US Dollars (- tax) still have enough value to substantially improve his life.

    madanthonywayne: "[he] plans to volunteer for a third tour in Iraq."

    nietzschefan: "Honorable."

    madanthonywayne:"It's good to see we still have a few people like that left."

    mikenostic: "Very honorable."


    Can somebody explain to me what such honorable voluntary efforts are accomplishing for the USA in Iraq?
     
  7. Syzygys As a mother, I am telling you Valued Senior Member

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    I agree. Honorable? Freaking moron comes to my mind. Specially that he had been there twice, so he is done with his duty to imperial interest.
     
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  8. Asguard Kiss my dark side Valued Senior Member

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    can someone please explaine what the difference between this and prince harry is?
     
  9. Syzygys As a mother, I am telling you Valued Senior Member

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    Good point. Well, Harry was there to get his rite of passage, maybe this dude too, although with his 2 tours he already accomplished that. You know, 20 years ago I could have seen that people bought the government's lies easily, but in the age of internet how hard is it to figure out what's going on?
    Well, obviously for some, it is pretty hard...
     
  10. hypewaders Save Changes Moderator

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    Asguard: "can someone please explaine what the difference between this and prince harry is?"

    In a nutshell, Sgt. Leyde isn't a British Prince. More specifically, Prince Harry's world-class celebrity, fortune, and value to the enemy as a hostage or victim aren't Leyde-like at all.
     
  11. Avatar smoking revolver Valued Senior Member

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    I see nothing honourable in fighting in an illegal war.
     
  12. S.A.M. uniquely dreadful Valued Senior Member

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    Wow, how nice of him to volunteer for an unnecessary war. :crazy:
     
  13. mikenostic Stop pretending you're smart! Registered Senior Member

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    Sure. While I also think the Iraq war is unnecessary, it's the fact that he is willing to go serve his country even when he doesn't have to. Sure it would make a bit more sense if he was in Afghanistan, rather than Iraq, but it's the same principle.
     
  14. S.A.M. uniquely dreadful Valued Senior Member

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    Sorta like young men in Europe with visions of jihad. Don't need to but its so awesome! :rolleyes:

    http://www.sciforums.com/showthread.php?t=78178
     
  15. Arsalan Registered Senior Member

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    Maybe well see him participating in something like this in a couple of years :eek::eek::rolleyes:
     
  16. Neildo Gone Registered Senior Member

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    It's probably because he realized how little 1 million dollars is worth these days and that he'll have to keep working even with that much in the bank. ;)

    - N
     
  17. hypewaders Save Changes Moderator

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    mikenostic: "While I also think the Iraq war is unnecessary, it's the fact that he is willing to go serve his country even when he doesn't have to."

    Can somebody explain to me what such honorable voluntary efforts are accomplishing for the USA in Iraq?
     
  18. Arsalan Registered Senior Member

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    Innocent civilian deaths in the 100s of 1000s, infrastructuce destroyed, economy destroyed, sewage all over the place, water being auctioned off to companies who sell it back to the Iraqis.... etc...
     
  19. pjdude1219 troaty mouth best song ever Valued Senior Member

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    you don't choose where you serve
     
  20. hypewaders Save Changes Moderator

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    Can somebody explain to me what such honorable voluntary efforts are accomplishing for the USA in Iraq?
     

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