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The MARINES - Ya gotta love em!

 

AN ACTUAL CRAIG'S LIST PERSONALS AD

 

To the Guy Who Tried to Mug Me in Downtown Savannah night before last. Date: 2010-09-27, 1:43 a.m. E.S.T.

 

 

I was the guy wearing the black Burberry jacket that you demanded that I hand over, shortly after you pulled the knife on me and my girlfriend, threatening our lives. You also asked for my girlfriend's purse and earrings. I can only hope that you somehow come across this rather important message.

 

 

First, I'd like to apologize for your embarrassment; I didn't expect you to actually crap in your pants when I drew my pistol after you took my jacket.. The evening was not that cold, and I was wearing the jacket for a reason.. my girlfriend was happy that I just returned safely from my 2nd tour as a Combat Marine in Afghanistan .. She had just bought me that Kimber Custom Model 1911 .45 ACP pistol for my birthday, and we had picked up a shoulder holster for it that very evening. Obviously you agree that it is a very intimidating weapon

 

when pointed at your head ... isn't it?!

 

 

I know it probably wasn't fun walking back to wherever you'd come from with crap in your pants. I'm sure it was even worse walking bare-footed since I made you leave your shoes, cell phone, and wallet with me. [That prevented you from calling or running to your buddies to come help mug us again].

 

 

After I called your mother or "Momma" as you had her listed in your cell, I explained the

entire episode of what you'd done. Then I went and filled up my gas tank as well as those of four other people in the gas station, -- on your credit card. The guy with the big motor home took 153 gallons and was extremely grateful!

 

 

I gave your shoes to a homeless guy outside Vinnie Van Go Go's, along with all the cash in your wallet. [That made his day!]

I then threw your wallet into the big pink "pimp mobile" that was parked at the curb ..... after I broke the windshield and side window and keyed the entire driver's side of the car.

 

 

Earlier, I managed to get in two threatening phone calls to the DA's office and one to the FBI, while mentioning President Obama as my possible target.

 

 

The FBI guy seemed really intense and we had a nice long chat (I guess while he traced your number etc.).

 

 

In a way, perhaps I should apologize for not killing you ... but I feel this type of retribution is a far more appropriate punishment for your threatened crime. I wish you well as you try to sort through some of these rather immediate pressing issues, and can only hope that you have the opportunity to reflect upon, and perhaps reconsider, the career path you've chosen to pursue in life... Remember, next time you might not be so lucky. Have a good day!

 

 

Thoughtfully yours, Semper Fi!

Alex

 

 

 

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I guess, that lying Som'Biotich Andrew, wasn't a United States Marine. Shame on him.

 

Let me share with you some true commentary on US Marines.

 

Marines I see as two breeds, Rottweilers or Dobermans, because Marines come in two varieties, big and mean, or skinny and mean. They're aggressive on the attack and tenacious on defense. They've got really short hair and they always go for the throat.

RAdm. "Jay" R. Stark, USN; 10 November 1995

 

We have two companies of Marines running rampant all over the northern half of this island, and three Army regiments pinned down in the southwestern corner, doing nothing. What the hell is going on?

Gen. John W. Vessey Jr., USA, Chairman of the the Joint Chiefs of Staff

during the assault on Grenada, 1983

 

 

Why in hell can't the Army do it if the Marines can. They are the same kind of men; why can't they be like Marines.

Gen. John J. "Black Jack" Pershing, USA; 12 February 1918

 

 

The safest place in Korea was right behind a platoon of Marines. Lord, how they could fight!

MGen. Frank E. Lowe, USA; Korea, 26 January 1952

 

 

Hell, these are Marines. Men like them held Guadalcanal and took Iwo Jima. Bagdad ain't ****.

Marine Major General John F. Kelly

 

 

There are only two kinds of people that understand Marines: Marines and the enemy. Everyone else has a second-hand opinion.

Gen. William Thornson, U.S. Army

 

I can't say enough about the two Marine divisions. If I use words like 'brilliant,' it would really be an under description of the absolutely superb job that they did in breaching the so-called 'impenetrable barrier.' It was a classic- absolutely classic- military breaching of a very very tough minefield, barbed wire, fire trenches-type barrier.

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, U. S. Army

Commander, Operation Desert Storm, February 1991

 

 

The Marines - I am convinced that there is no smarter, handier, or more adaptable body of troops in the world.

Prime Minister of Britain, Sir Winston Churchhill

 

 

The deadliest weapon in the world is a Marine and his rifle.

Gen. John "Black Jack" Pershing, U.S. Army

Commander of American Forces in World War I

 

 

Even the Communist Chinese Leadership in North Lorea were concerned about the damage the 1st Marine Division would do to their troops.

 

"Do not attack the First Marine Division. Leave the yellowlegs alone. Strike the American Army.

Orders given to Communist troops in the Korean War; Shortly afterward, the Marines were ordered o not wear their khaki leggings."

 

I joined the Marines in May, 1956 and the Corps was still wearing Canvas leggins. The Corps transitioned from the low 3/4 Boondocker Boots to a higher, Army style boot thru 1957. By early 1958 the leggins were history.

 

I hope you enjoyed the Kudu's fro Army Generals and the odd Admiral and world leader. I cirtainly did and that is not BS

 

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I've always been partial to these quotes myself

 

"We’re surrounded. That simplifies our problem of getting to these people and killing them" LtGen Lewis "Chesty" Puller

 

"Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet." General James Mattis

 

"I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you **** with me, I’ll kill you all. " - General James Mattis

 

 

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