Fwd: FW: Old Needed

> I never really liked the terminology "Old Farts" but this makes me
> feel better about it.
> And if you aren't one, I'll bet you know one!
> I got this from an "Old Fart" friend of mine!
> I'm passing this on as I did not want to be the only 'old fart'
> receiving it. Actually, it's not a bad thing to be called, as you will
> see.
>  * Old Farts are easy to spot at sporting events; during the playing
> of the National Anthem, Old Farts remove their caps and stand at
> attention and sing without embarrassment. They know the words and
> believe in them.
> * Old Farts remember World War II, Pearl Harbour , Guadalcanal ,
> Normandy and Hitler. They remember the Atomic Age, the Korean War, The
> Cold War, the Jet Age and the Moon Landing. They remember the 50 plus
> Peacekeeping Missions from 1945 to 2005, not to mention Vietnam .
> * If you bump into an Old Fart on the sidewalk he will apologize. If
> you pass an Old Fart on the street, he will nod or tip his cap to a
> lady. Old Farts trust strangers and are polite, particularly to women.
> * Old Farts hold the door for the next person and always, when
> walking, make certain the lady is on the inside for protection.
> * Old Farts get embarrassed if someone curses in front of women and
> children and they don't like any filth or dirty language on TV or in
> movies.
> * Old Farts have moral courage and personal integrity. They seldom
> brag unless it's about their children or grandchildren.
> * It's the Old Farts who know our great country is protected, not by
> politicians, but by the young men and women in the Air Force, Army,
> Navy and RCMP, serving their country.
> This country needs Old Farts with their work ethic, sense of
> responsibility, pride in their country and decent values.
> We need them now more than ever.
> Thank Goodness for Old Farts!
> Pass this on to all the "Old Farts" you know.
> I was taught to respect my elders. It's just getting harder to find
> them.


delagar said...

I notice that all these admirable people are men.

From RWD's perspective, of course, only men are actually people. "Women and children" are property to be protected.

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