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    Dear Sean,

    Don't be shocked or amazed.  But thanks for your form letter and thanks for listening to the O'Reilly Radio Factor program back on November 8th.

    We advertise and sponsor the O'Reilly factor, not because of Bill O'Reilly or his politics, but because of the large, educared radio audience that he serves.  Your thoughtful letter to us is living proof of the high quality and high involvement level of Bill's Radio Factor audience and I'm glad to hear that you were among the 350,000 smart people listening on November 8th.  In fact, we received no complaints on November 8th, the day the conversation aired!

    As Bill mentioned, the San Francisco referendum to ban military recruiters from public schools who accept federal funding is an outrageous affront to all Americans who are concerned with our nation's security.  We agree with O'Reilly's point that no school district that prohibits the U.S. military from presenting the volunteer military career option should receive a dime of federal tax money and that shunning the military career option in general sets a bad example for our children, especially when one purpose of an education is to learn all sides of future career opportunities.

    We should all be proud of and publicly supportive of our volunteer military at every opportunity, especially in public-funded institutions and especially in public schools.  I've been impressed with every military person I've met and certainly want my 7 young children to consider the military career opportunity option when the time comes.

    Bill did not advocate any violence on November 8th but did reminded us how divisive the San Francisco referendum could become by describing a possible backlash scenario in which some Americans outside of San Francisco might not want to defend that city if it were to actually ban military recruiting in public schools.  The referendum is highly divisive - and potentially dangerous.  O'Reilly pointed out the divisive nature of the referendum and advocated no violence against anybody or any building.

    Again, thank you for taking the time to write us with your thoughtful comments.  


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    by tinfoilhat on Sun Nov 13, 2005 at 09:12:42 AM PST

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