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  • Anonymous

    RIP in peace General.

  • Anonymous

    That’s really sad. I met him when I was a kid. I remember him talking about how rough the toilet paper was that the soldiers had to carry with them.

  • Anonymous

    An Honorable man of unexpressed magnitude. RIP General.

  • Anonymous

    Thank you for your service

  • Anonymous

    Thanks for your service, and for your ability to hold off on a full-blown invasion. We could have used your mind and your world view in 2001, the year that America lost it’s mind;.

  • Anonymous

    Rest in Peace, Sir, and thank you for your service to your country.

  • Anonymous

    Farewell Good and Faithfull Servant. We will miss you.
    Godspeed General.

  • Anonymous

    Good riddance to a vile man who matched his father for brutality and guile. Such was his unprincipled ambition that he put those under his command in Vietnam repeatedly in unnecessary danger, Schwartzkopf was personally fortunate he wasn’t fragged by his own men. God only knows how many of them bitterly wished this to be his fate. He was a great showman in the first war against Iraq and that is all. Vastly superior air power won the day for that TV spectacle but for the people of the United States it was nothing to be really proud of. The Grenada adventure was even more ridiculous, the big score in that assault on a tiny Caribbean nation being a rocket attack on a home for feeble-minded people.

    And the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. His father personally set up and trained the infamous Savak secret police in Iran whose Gestapo-like techniques under the CIA-imposed puppet, the Shah, did much to bring about the revolution that brought the Ayotollah Komeini to power and all the additional cruelty and suffering that went with that. Earlier, as commander of the New Jersey State Police, an agency that for many years had a less than savory reputation, Schwartzkopf’s criminal father conducted a questionable investigation of the Lindbergh kidnapping that many investigators have since concluded railroaded an innocent man into the electric chair.

    • Anonymous

      The man gave nearly all of his life, to protect you and yours. He did what he was ordered to do, just as any soldier would have done in the civil war. Your political views and international opinions are simply that; your opinion. I would wager that you, in your own family tree, have someone who served in the military, if so, they would be ashamed of what you just posted. I know I am.

      • Anonymous

        I don’t know what “civil war” you’re referring to but most of the male members of my family including myself served honorably in the military, going back to the Revolution. (They also served honorably in our Civil War, and for the right side to free 3 million black people, not to keep them enslaved.) That doesn’t make me a knee-jerk worshipper of this man.

        Further, the wars he was involved in not only didn’t protect me and my family, as you assert, they contributed to an unstable world we stil have to deal with. His only contribution to me perhaps was to ensure for a time prices for petroleum products taken from the Middle East that were lower than they might otherwise have been. I’d gladly pay the difference to avoid all that unnecessary carnage that was required to keep the oil companies’ profit margins at unseemly high levels.

        As for the defense that Schwatzkopf was merely following orders — itself disputable given his bloody careerist tactics in Vietnam — that one failed at Nuremberg and if you were ever indoctrinated in the U.S. Code of Military Justice, as I was, you’d know that.

        • Anonymous

          You have no Honor, you I would have no problem deporting from this Country.

          • Anonymous

            Enjoy your masturbatory little day dreams. What you wrote would make you a good German during the Third Reich. It certainly has nothing to do with being a good American.

          • Anonymous

            I agree, send him to Mexico and let him rot there.

          • Anonymous

            And just who do you think is going to do the sending, twerp?

        • Anonymous

          You are without honor and are most likely a liar.

        • Anonymous

          Hopefully you burn your DD-214 and go crawl under a rock. You are something else, you are unfit for duty!!

          • Anonymous

            I was kind of hoping against hope, Stevie boy, that just for once you would stay under your rock. You actually make morons like squealvan and Jed Clampet look by comparison as only mildly retarded.

      • Anonymous

        He carried out the corrupt policy of the Bush admin. that resulted in the murder of hundred of thousand innocent people. He is no hero, more like a war criminal.

        • Anonymous

          You are mistaken, George Sr.’s war was a reaction to Iraqi aggression and it’s intended occupation of Kuwait. Saddam is responsible for the murder of hundreds of thousands, not General S. I think you have your Bush’s mixed up, or are simply satisfied with being contentious.

        • Anonymous

          wrong war and wrong thought brainiac.

        • Anonymous

          Smoke another one please…

    • Anonymous

      You and your vile comments are truly disgusting.
      Hopefully, sometime very soon, you will join the good general and make those comments to his face, which I doubt you have the courage to do.

      • Anonymous

        I write under my own name, which is more than you have the courage to do.

        • Anonymous

          And that name is synonymous with steaming liquid horse manure. You are a credit to your reptilian parentage.

          • Anonymous

            So true, I give you a thumbs up..

        • Anonymous

          Peter S Taber-Augusta?
          Peter S T Taber-Searsport?
          Peter S Taber-Belfast?
          If you’re so tough on the keyboard, fess up!

          • Anonymous

            Why? You think you or one of your knuckledragging friends might want to come visit me?

          • Anonymous

            That might just happen, Small Change!

          • Anonymous

            No one wants to visit a loser….OMG

        • Anonymous

          Who really cares what your name is, your head is so big it wouldnt fit through a door. You are a dork, bottom line.

      • Anonymous

        I totally agree , what a dirt bag Peter is….Hopefully he has hugged a tree with Jane Fonda latelly..

        • Anonymous

          Have faith. He will get he just deserts in due time.
          What goes around, comes around.

          • Anonymous

            Another anonymous pipsqueak heard from.

          • Anonymous

            That’s it, just keep on with the juvenile, childish, immature name calling. It fits you perfectly.

          • Anonymous

            You are are farce…

    • Anonymous

      I put you sir in the same class as Hanoi Jane.

      • Anonymous

        Considering Jane Fonda dared to put her celebrity on the line in opposition to an illegal and immoral war, sir, I’m proud to be considered to be in her class.

    • Anonymous

      You need to have the distance between your ears measured with an ice pick. Go to it and report back.

      • Anonymous

        And am I to suppose you’re the anonymous tough guy (more likely an adolescent blowhard) wielding that ice pick? Thanks to the new BDN comments format, it seems nitwits or nuts like yourself are free to indulge in mindless threats on other people’s lives. Just in case you are the latter, a dangerous psychopath, be assured you will not be dealing with an unarmed pacifist. In fact, it’s better for your health that you continue to remain anonymous to me.

      • Anonymous

        I totally agree, Peter is a turd that just wont flush…OMG What a tool he is.

  • Jack Torrence

    gay marriage saturday at the bangor city hall

    • Anonymous

      Yeah because this article was about marriage licenses being offered Saturday for people to get married…….can you not read or are you just 12 ? I’m going with both.

      • Anonymous

        I think he was being sarcastic. Chill out now and put on your Fox News and pleasure yourself to Reagan photos.

        • Anonymous

          Ummm yeah sarcasm works both ways MattOT….not a Reagan fan and don’t watch Faux News but due try again LOL

          • Anonymous

            My apologies. I will remember that one for a tea bagger.

        • Anonymous

          quit drinking your own fluids in public. save them for your partnership

  • Anonymous

    I remember what the good general said the day after 9/11. ” I know everybody wants revenge. But, you can’t just kill them folks, it doesn’t work. You have to kill them in a way that sets an example to the rest of them.” Eleven years later, we are still not listening and the body bags continue to pile up.

    • Anonymous

      Roaches just keep on showing up… Hard to kill roaches.

      • Anonymous

        Which is why you’re still scuttling about?

  • Anonymous

    More honestly headlined at The Rumford Meteor as: “General That Did Things Besides Boinking His Biographer Passes Away Quietly”

  • Anonymous

    This guy got the job done, war should not be run by politicians, bottom line, he didnt take no doo doo like these Generals today…

  • Anonymous

    The politicians
    told Mr. Bush just to free Kuwait, Just like in Vietnam troops were told not to
    shoot until fired upon,,,, he should of taken Saddam Hussein out when he had
    the chance then….. I see we have Super Petey below worshiping Saddam Hussein…
    What a Schmuck.

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