From: San Diego CA
I'm sorry but I think we went haywire naming ships starting with the Forrestal. Carriers should have kept names of famous ships or battles, submarines names of fish, etc. (Ever hear of a fish named the Glenard P. Lipscomb?) Once we opened the pandoras box of naming ships for political expediency, we may as well have just sold the rights to the corporations. "Anchors aweigh on the USS Pampers." And for presidents? Well, maybe after they'd been dead for a while or assassinated, but otherwise, its just politics as usual.
< Message edited by gunnergoz -- 9/22/2009 1:44:41 AM >
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