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Women: The Best Troops Around
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Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 11:03:39       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Found this and thought it's kind of interesting and for some maybe, a bit funny.

Women: The Best Troops Around

Take all American women who are within five years of menopause. Train us for a few weeks, outfit us with automatic weapons, grenades, gas masks, moisturizer with SPF15, Prozac, hormones, chocolate, and canned tuna - drop us (parachuted, preferably) across the landscape of Afghanistan, and let us do what comes naturally.

Think about it. Our anger quotient alone, even when doing standard stuff like grocery shopping and paying bills, is formidable enough to make even armed men in turbans tremble.

We've had our children, we would gladly suffer or die to protect them and their future.

We'd like to get away from our husbands, if they haven't left already. And for those of us who are single, the prospect of finding a good man with whom to share life is about as likely as being struck by lightning. We have nothing to lose.

We've survived the water diet, the protein diet, the carbohydrate diet, and the grapefruit diet in gyms and saunas across America and never lost a pound We can easily survive months in the hostile terrain of Afghanistan with no food at all!

We've spent years tracking down our husbands or lovers in bars, hardware stores, or sporting events...finding bin Laden in some cave will be no problem.

Uniting all the warring tribes of Afghanistan in a new government? Oh, please ... we've planned the seating arrangements for in-laws and extended families at Thanksgiving dinners for years ... we understand tribal warfare.

Between us, we've divorced enough husbands to know every trick there is for how they hide, launder, or cover up bank accounts and money sources. We know how to find that money and we know how to seize it ... with or without the government's help!

Let us go and fight. The Taliban hates women. Imagine their terror as we crawl like ants with hot-flashes over their godforsaken terrain.

I'm going to write my Congresswoman. You should, too!


Ana--sign me up!    Posted 11-25-2002 at 14:19:14       [Reply]  [No Email]
I'll drive cause with all the junk vehicles that I've had to drive in my life, I can drive anything! I'll bring my duct tape cause I can fix anything with that! :)


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 18:53:48       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Ana? hm...er..Don't remember but I think that either Tammy or EI are the Quality Control for the MP Tranportation Department.
But thanks for dropping by.

Take Care


Ana    Posted 11-26-2002 at 06:57:37       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeh, but the manager never actually does the driving, just the bossing. :)


LH    Posted 11-25-2002 at 12:58:27       [Reply]  [No Email]
Patria even better yet are those of us who've been married way too durn long. We realize its the same as a death sentence, so we dont mind giving our lives for our country instead of bein henpecked ta death.


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 18:49:01       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I know LH, was married for 18 years, !@#$%^&* durn long if you're not happy. I got out!


LH    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:09:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
I dont know what to do anymore Patria.but I dont want to hurt the kids


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:24:28       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Getting out for me was the solution LH, but I won't tell you what to do, even joking.

I'm sorry


LH    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:53:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
Patria in all honesty I welcome any opinions or suggestions form anyone whose been in a similar situation. Thanks, and you know my e-mail addy


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 20:04:00       [Reply]  [Send Email]
LH, I'll mail you. ok?


LH    Posted 11-25-2002 at 21:17:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
Sure Patria anytime


agent 99 / yu knoe    Posted 11-25-2002 at 11:59:35       [Reply]  [No Email]
patria i think your on to something probably the best plan so far as i ,ve heard to deal with those territost, make perfect sense to any of us thats been married an god know us men shore could use a break( from all that naggin) for a bit, but your only problem is the government don,t pay you hundreds of thousands of dollars like they do military consultants so they wouldn,t listen to you, but you tell them the hubby,s of the free world are standind with ,opps ah er behind ya , go for it girl


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 18:40:15       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hey agent99, nice that you dropped by:-)
Sooooo, you need a break...sory to hear that.
Things happen. Can make you bored, laugh, wonder or grin with my jokes, but can't do anything about your nagged-full life...
Just come to the board and cry your heart out.

Take Care
See you around


agent99    Posted 11-25-2002 at 18:57:21       [Reply]  [No Email]
agents don,t cry


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:12:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Sorry for that. You should try it some time, where nobody see you,maybe, I guess...:-) hm?



agent99    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:18:33       [Reply]  [No Email]
agents are everywhere they see every thing


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:25:47       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I know..


agent 99    Posted 11-25-2002 at 19:34:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
we,re everywhere see everything hear everything an know nothing lol


LOL    Posted 11-25-2002 at 20:05:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
Patria


Gary, Mt. Hermon, La.    Posted 11-25-2002 at 11:23:09       [Reply]  [No Email]
You got my vote.


Patria / PR    Posted 11-25-2002 at 17:50:20       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Gary nice to 'see' you:
ah ah, I'm not running for anything, so save your vote:-)


WallSal55    Posted 11-25-2002 at 11:55:48       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yep, with my PMS, I could get Osama. No problem.
His greatest nightmare should be--being captured
by women!


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