Monday, July 28, 2008

WOW...I need to update y'all!!

Quick update, daddy came hom from the hospital Sunday around 10:30 am. Thanks for everyone's prayers and good thoughts.

I'll update you on the rest of the stuff, hopefully tomorrow.

But in the meantime, as I am cleaning out my hundreds and hundreds of emails I received during the last week & 1/2 of MIA, I came across a few shocking email. I have not checked with snopes but I guess in my current state of mind, this hit me hard. Gives everyone something to think about....

From a soldier who is serving in Afghanistan
FYI--for what freedom is worth.
Tiffany and Jeff Porter are from Virginia. (Below is from Tiffany)

I don't know each of your personal political convictions, and apologize if anyone finds this offensive. I thought it was important enough to share. This is Jeff's first hand view of Senator Obama.

---------- Forwarded Message ----------

Hello everyone, As you know I am not a very political person. I just wanted to pass along that Senator Obama came to Bagram Afghanistan for about an hour on his visit to 'The War Zone'. I wanted to share with you what happened. He got off the plane and got into a bullet proof vehicle, got to the area to meet with the Major General (2 Star) who is the commander here at Bagram.

As the Soldiers where lined up to shake his hand he blew them off and didn't say a word as he went into the conference room to meet the General. As he finished, the vehicles took him to the ClamShell (pretty much a big top tent that military personnel can play basketball or work out in with weights) so he could take his publicity pictures playing basketball. He again shunned the opportunity to talk to Soldiers to thank them for their service.

So really he was just here to make a showing for the American's back home that he is their candidate for President. I think that if you are going to make an effort to come all the way over here you would thank those that are providing the freedom that they are providing for you.

I swear we got more thanks from the NBA Basketball Players or the Dallas Cowboy Cheer leaders than from one of the Senators, who wants to be the President of the United States. I just don't understand how anyone would want him to be our Commander-and-Chief. It was almost that he was scared to be around those that provide the freedom for him and our great country.

If this is blunt and to the point I am sorry but I wanted you all to know what kind of caliber of person he really is. What you see in the news is all fake.

In service,
CPT Jeffrey S. Porter
Battle Captain
TF Wasatch
American Soldier

1 comment:

Belle-ah said...

Glad your Daddy is home! (((hugs)))