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Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Fenian_Bastard, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. I've been a Garry Wills fan since "Nixon Agonistes" and his Harper's piece, "Martin Luther King Is Still On The Case." Thank god somebody stepped up and put an end to this nonsense.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/27/opinion/27wills.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin

    I had no idea about the Eisenhower thing. Another reason to like Ike.
     
  2. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Why does Garry Wills hate America? ;D
     
  3. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    The salute isn't necessarily for the uniform, but it is a sign of respect for one another.

    From Field Manual 7-21.13, chapter 4

     
  4. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    But, I found this, too.

    Army Regulation 600-25, chapter 1, paragraph 3, section f says this:

     
  5. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    An enjoyable article...
     
  6. JR

    JR Active Member

    Good post, FB.
    I haven't read anything by Wills in a long time.
     
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