With all the disgraceful behavior going on regarding the torture of Iraqi prisoners by dumbass reservists, I was pleased to find an inspiring story about a real American hero who deserves our utmost respect.
I first saw the story on the Urban Legends Reference Pages, and they've researched it and come to the conclusion that it's legitimate.
While I didn't care much for the "the media are pessimists" angle that the writer took, full kudos go out to Brian Chontosh for his incredibly brave actions.
THE QUEST FOR LORD STANLEY'S CUP
Tied for 9th: St. Louis Blues, New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, New Jersey Devils, Nashville Predators, Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks, Ottawa Senators Tied for 5th:Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, Toronto Maple Leafs, Colorado Avalanche Tied for 3rd: Second: The Champion:
Originally posted by StaggerLeePerhaps every medal citation should be read on the news as well as the names of those kill in action.
But as well all know, that would impede with the media's agenda.
Wow...only an election year could make the act of giving faces and names and histories to the brave dead fighting men and women of our country into some sort of cog in the "liberal media agenda". The Vietnam Wall must be the biggest piece of liberal propaganda ever invented I suppose as well?
Toil not to gain wealth, cease to be concerned about it. Proverbs 23:4
Wal-Mart employee trampled to death, 2 others shot to death at Toys 'R' Us EDIT: (odessasteps beat me to it by about half an hour, but I'll keep the thread anyway since it's a bit different in tone from 'What did you get on Black Friday?')