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Mindless "Patriotic" Email - A Glimpse at the "Other Side"

What sort of reality do people who circulate this stuff live in? I can only imagine.

Here is the full text of an e-mail I received today from a Grandma aged person I know. I don't fault this person because I honestly feel that age is a real obstacle in having an open-mind, but I can imagine that there are plenty of younger people out there who still live in a complete fantasy world of patriotic idiocy, sensationalism and mindless sentimental gestures.

Here is the email:

Subject:USS New York

Here SHE is, the USS New York, made from the World Trade Center !

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USS New York

It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the World Trade Center

It is the fifth in a new class of warship - designed for missions that include special operations against terrorists . It will carry a crew of 360 sailors and 700 combat-ready Marines to be delivered ashore by helicopters and assault craft. (...continued)