Thursday, February 08, 2007

Dialogue Promotes Understanding and Peace

A U.S. Marine squad was marching north of Fallujah when they came upon an Iraqi terrorist, badly injured and unconscious. On the opposite side of the road was an American Marine in a similar, but less serious state.

The Marine was conscious and alert and, as first aid was given to both men, the squad leader asked the injured Marine what had happened.

The Marine reported, “I was heavily armed and moving north along the highway here, and coming south was a heavily armed insurgent. We saw each other and both took cover in the ditches along the road.”

“I yelled to him that Saddam Hussein is a miserable, low-life scum bag, and he yelled back that Ted Kennedy is a good-for- nothing, fat, left-wing liberal, democrat drunk.”

“So I yelled that Osama Bin Ladin dresses and acts like a frigid, mean-spirited lesbian !”

“He retaliated by yelling, ‘Oh yeah? Well, so does Hillary Clinton’ !”

“And, there we were, in the middle of the road, shaking hands, when a truck hit us…"

(From Stix Blog.)

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