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Jane Fonda can't outrun past

by Willy / July 28, 2011 11:39 AM PDT

While it may be open to debate at least in this posters opinion, she didn't sneak by. Remember, while she din't go to trial or anything, she still is very much a distasteful person in many vets eyes(that's being polite).

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Many were opposed to the war
by Steven Haninger / July 28, 2011 7:20 PM PDT

It was a very difficult time for all back then and the country was torn when good young people were coming back broken or dead. I can't take issue with those whose emotions overwhelmed all other reasoning. Be that as it may, Jane was much younger and probably lacked some maturity. Her "crime" wasn't in how she felt about the war but how she expressed those feelings by doing such that could embolden the enemy. The infamous pictures of her sitting an enemy tank will haunt her forever. I would really wonder if she regrets that action and for unselfish reasons. I don't know if she's ever publicly expressed proper remorse for what she did. Anyone should be entitled to a change of heart and forgiveness. There might still be time, Jane.....

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Since the majority
by TONI H / July 28, 2011 7:52 PM PDT

of the buyers on shows like QVC and HSN are in her age bracket, she has to recognize that people have long memories and probably a good majority of those buyers had children who came back maimed or in body bags from that war.

She may feel that she's being treated unfairly over something she did 40 years ago, but not only do actions have consequences, I honestly don't see anything over those years that indicate she has done anything to try to make up for that 'mistake' in her youth. She made one statement about ten years ago and said something in her new book about 'being sorry', but does that really make up for the damage that she did? John Kerry is another one that takes a hit every so often (like his yacht issue recently) from the public that hasn't forgotten what he did and when they get the chance to play 'payback' take that opportunity. They both may have lived a charmed life compared to the majority, but when we get a chance to remind them that we are still watching, they find us nipping at their heels. Neither were ever really held accountable for their actions, but to say we have forgiven or forgotten is far from reality.

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She has publicly expressed remorse
by Josh K / July 28, 2011 10:34 PM PDT

She has also formally apologized for those actions, and not because she had a movie to plug or anything like that. I remember watching her talk about it and she seemed sincerely contrite to me. I can understand the continued anger though. Back in the 80s I worked in a restaurant. One of the owners was a Vietnam vet. There was an official restaurant policy that if she ever came in, she was to be refused service. It never happened, though Peter Fonda did come in once (with his then-unknown daughter Bridget). I jokingly asked the owner if it was OK to wait on him, and he replied, "As long as his sister doesn't join them."

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Papers please...
by Willy / July 29, 2011 2:34 AM PDT

She is like other notorious celebrities that got off or rather never felt the hand of divine righteous. Boy, that sounds good. Regardless, the public in many ways won't release her from what many consider a wrong that she has never backed away from or explained away. While those that were against the war got to have their say and/or took action here in the USA or ran way to Canada, I can't recall anyone else that went to NV and spoke against the war. Basically, she gave comfort and aid to the enemy or a very similar likeness of that. She should have been stripped of her citizenship and booted out of the country. At least she's have her skin. But no, she got away from a criminal trial for treason but not the public opinion so readily against her. - ----Willy Sad

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My view of course, but any opposition to a war, or
by Roger NC / July 29, 2011 7:34 AM PDT
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public position or act of the US government should take place at home.

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Sure Willy,I'll forgive her.............
by Tony Holmes / July 29, 2011 7:38 AM PDT
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when the Jews forgive Hitler,that is..

Nothing that witch can ever say or do will change my opinion of her,she should have been tried for treason for aiding and comforting the enemy!

Until people have seen what communists do,they will never understand or be able to comprehend the hatred I feel towards them and that you probably do too.You don't forgive a communist,you "****" him.

It's just dandy to say:"Jane's sorry,forgive her",it ain't gonna happen here Bro!!...I don't forgive and will never forget the horrors I saw perpetrated by the animals that witch gave comfort to.....Tony:)1st Air Cav(Nov '65).

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