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An Open Letter To Mr.Fred

Story ID:6994
Written by:bobby o'neill mitchum (bio, contact, other stories)
Story type:Letter
Location:Phenix City Alabama U.S.A.
Year:2011
Person:Self
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Recently while surfing the internet,I chanced upon a web site apparently designed by Mr.Fred Wickert.
That My meager attempt at writing could inspire such emotion is some what of a dubious honor.At first I took it as a joke,but on further examination of the web site and what was posted therein I decided to write my own letter here instead of some obscure place on the internet that hardly anyone would ever read it.
Mr.Wickert has taken offense at a piece I wrote and posted here in the ourecho site,it is indeed unfortunate that He seemed to have perceived it as a personal affront,however for some one to go as far as Mr.Wickert in a blatant attempt to discredit not only what I wrote but My personal character as well,borders on criminality.As for what was written,not only do I receive criticism gracefully,but I welcome it,for it is only through criticism good or bad,that one perfects his/her talent for writing skill.
Mr.Wickert has all but called my story on the military ID #3417 AND Titled Military,Ptriotism And Cover Up a blatant lie and says I "spewed streams of venom against the Military" among other things.Fred I expected to get criticism,I did not expect you to take what was posted personal,plus the fact that you evidently know nothing of what you try to criticize,my advice to you is do your home work,if it never happens in the military,or happens as infrequently as you say,then why has the veterans administration initiated in every veterans hospital in the U.S.A. a program to help these veterans that according to you,dont exist?fred,put your head between your knees,grasp both ears firmly and tug sharpley and get your proverbial head out of your proverbial ass.
Bob Mitchum