61724Re: [bolger] Re: Check Gloucester Daily Times 10/12/09
- Oct 13, 2009On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 2:04 PM, paul.glassen <glassens@...> wrote:
>To me, that difference is what is brilliant about this PB&F Navy
> For 40 years I have been a sympathetic appreciater of what Phil Bolger and his 'boats for everyone, cautious use of material and resources' philosophy.
> As a US citizen who has lived abroad for the last 15 years I have gained a little perspective on how we are viewed around the world. People throughout the world would be afraid of any intervention by a country currently pursuing military invasions of two other countries, maintaining wide spread 'black site' torture prisons and the humiliating shame of Guantanamo Bay.
> If only we could stick to building smart, simple efficient boats for humane use.
project. Winning hearts and minds. The Navy provides useful,
efficient, sustainable boats to poor people in the third world. They
use the boats for fishing, etc.. Hopefully then, the Navy builds
local trust. If some disaster or security issue develops at some
point in the future, these new allies can help us by distinguishing
the local good guys from the local bad guys.
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