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  •  Matthew Perry and not... (0+ / 0-)

    Jennifer Aniston?  Or Matt LeBlanc, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow or David Schwimmer?  Clearly, it takes more than having friends to get this honor.  

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      the USNS Matthew Perry is named for Commodore Perry, as in sailing into Tokyo Bay and convincing the Shogun to do business with us, causing the Battle of Tsushima Straight, Teddy Roosevelt's Peace Prize, Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima.  Not to mention the Rape of Nankang, the Bataan Death March and the Sack of Manila.

      ...and the ship and her crew helped out with the disaster relief after the recent Tsunami....

      "Ronald Reagan is DEAD! His policies live on but we're doing something about THAT!"

      by leftykook on Sat Nov 26, 2011 at 07:36:08 PM PST

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