I gotta ask - what's BUFF?

Nixon was never a warm and fuzzy guy but he did OK politically.

On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 4:05 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
wrote:

>
> I've never said I hate 'im, nor have ever heard any of my fellow B-52
> crewmen say such.  We just did not hold him in very high esteem.  'Still
> don't.
>
> Wilton
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Andrew Strasfogel
>   To: Mercedes Discussion List
>   Cc: WILTON
>   Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 1:35 PM
>   Subject: Re: [MBZ] Trump card
>
>
>   Well a whole lot of hatin' going on.  If he is so despised how come he
> is a shoo-in to get renominated/reelected?
>
>
>   On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 12:19 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>
>     We BUFF guys also held John Mc in low regard; his treatment of his
> wife sealed it for me.
>
>     Wilton
>
>     ----- Original Message ----- From: "G Mann via Mercedes" <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com>
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>     Cc: "G Mann" <g2ma...@gmail.com>
>     Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 11:45 AM
>     Subject: Re: [MBZ] Trump card
>
>
>
>       Well said, Wilton.
>
>       Any and all who went North earned and deserve respect.
>
>       I know three John McCain
>
>       The ego driven hotdog pilot, who likely benefited  from and used to
> his
>       advantage, being the Admirals son. Who I hold in pretty low regard.
>
>       The Prisoner of War, who I respect, and thanked for having endured
> the
>       endless torture and privation.
>
>       The Senator, who for 32 yrs, has spoken much, but done little, who
> dumped
>       and divorced the mother of his children, who stood by him all the
> while he
>       was POW, and who then married the rich young hottie, and I hold that
> one in
>       pretty low regard also.
>
>       Trump didn't get where he is by being shy and retiring. He is smart
> and
>       ruthless. He also is not intimidated by anyone... So, I don't see an
>       apology in the future.
>       McCain and the rest of us are seeing a game change in action. Trump,
> even
>       if defeated will have "left his mark" before it's over in how DC
> elites do
>       business.
>
>       Frankly, it's the kind of "hope and change" much of America had in
> mind
>       when the present administration sold the phrase. Should be
> interesting to
>       watch them run away from it now.
>
>       Question:  If Germany had not made war on the civilized world, would
> we be
>       driving Mercedes cars today? Would they have been "discovered" in
> America?
>
>
>       On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 8:01 AM, WILTON via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>       wrote:
>
>
>         In a sense, Trump was  right - McCain and others would not have
> been so
>         "famous" and considered so "heroic" if they had not been shot down
> and
>         captured - selected by Fate to endure the unimaginable.  But for
> the Grace
>         of God there was I.  I'm not so sure I could have endured the many
> years of
>         captivity and torture that they did, though, and I'm extremely
> thankful
>         that I never had to try.  Those of us lucky enough to have NOT
> been shot
>         down occasionally discussed the subject, but not one of us was
> willing to
>         exchange places with a POW.  I have great respect for every one
> them and
>         what they endured.
>
>         So, in a literal sense, Trump was right - ya just can't say it
> like that -
>         well, Trump, who "dodged" such service completely, can't
> (shouldn't),
>         anyway.
>
>         Wilton
>
>         From: "Curly McLain via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>         To: "Mercedes Discussion List" <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>         Cc: "Curly McLain" <126die...@gmail.com>
>         Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12:40 AM
>         Subject: Re: [MBZ] Trump card
>
>
>
>          >Anyone listen to the 31 broadcasts McCain made while at the
> Hanoi Hilton?
>
>
>
>             Over North Vietnam radio?
>
>             Anyone know that he had charges against him upon his release?
> Anyone know
>             he got a Presidential Pardon?
>
>             Yeah.. didn't think so.. Might want to look into just what the
> guy is
>             really made of.  Trump isn't that far off the mark, if you
> look at the
>             true
>             facts..
>
>             Just saying.. Go digging.
>
>             On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 2:32 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <
>             mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>
>               Or, better said, he handles himself?
>
>
>                <grin>
>
>                 > Dan
>
>              >
>
>
>
>           Some have said that the rockets going off on the carrier was an
> attempt
>           at fragging aimed at little john.  At any rate, he was NOT well
> liked in
>           his squadron.  Probably not on the float....   Anyone know for
> sure if the
>           rocket that brought mclame down was truly a sam? I don't.  I
> have not
>           researched it.
>
>           I don't think Trump is as historically illiterate as his
> detractors. I
>           have not heard the whole 15 minute interview with trump on Sat.
> In
>           context, I doubt it was a slam on all veterans, as we have been
> told, but
>           rather a comment just about mclame.
>
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