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remembrance weekend in Lewes

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On 15 Nov 2017 at 6:21pm Theresa's Philip wrote:
There is nothing "Patriotic" about wearing, or not wearing a poppy - we remember the war dead of all nations, not just the UK
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On 15 Nov 2017 at 6:57pm Clifford wrote:
You're right, of course, but for our more stupid brethren it's a symbol of whether you're 'one of us' or not.
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On 15 Nov 2017 at 7:23pm Corbyn's girlfriend wrote:
It's not abbout wearing a poppy or being patriotic. Rememberance is all about thanking the casualties of war for their sacrifice in order that we can now enjoy a free world.Even the freedom to lampoon the polititians, who are there to save us from anarchy.
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On 15 Nov 2017 at 9:32pm Pedant wrote:
Corbyn's girlfriend it would help if you could spell the word that describes what you think is so important. I have a friend who rose to the rank of Lt Colonel. We were talking about a war memorial in Italy and I mentioned all the battles are ones the Italians lost. My friend said that's not the point of a war memorial. It's not to remember victories or losses or your absurd 'enjoy a free world'. We're remembering people who died before their time because politicians told them to. He was a soldier. I don't know whether you were or weren't but I think he was closer to the truth.


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