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    "Where the hell were you in the Vietnam War? If you had gone to Vietnam like the rest of us, maybe you would have learned something about war. You can't keep troops on the ground forever. You gotta have a mission. You gotta have a purpose."
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    fitting, indeed... link!!
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    Just saw that on CNN. I'm now waiting for the traditional scathing attack of the chickenhawks on Hon. Cleeland.
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    I feel bad for the wounds that Cleeland suffered, but we must note that he pulled the pin and dropped a grenade and blew himself up, not too smart.
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    would expect no less irrelevant and insincere a response from the likes of you... you don't feel bad at all, marked by the mere fact that you deflected to it in the first place and cut on his intelligence...


    his question is legit... still waiting for you or any Bush League to present for us a member of the WHIGs who have actually seen combat... until one surfaces, they remain pigs with their agenda...
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    A Lincioln didn't serve in the military nor this FDR, nor did W Wilson.
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    Lets dig up something more current, even for an old fart like you this makes you seem absolutely ancient, irrelevant, and yes, out of touch.
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    Gee how tolerant of you. OK more recent, B Clinton was a draft dodger. Bush served.
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    Really? Where? When?

    Or is champagne unit status now considered on par with the likes of Hagel?

    Just curious.
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    #15 Jersey

    Bush served? Please don't jest when talking about veterans who actually served in Vietnam with hypocrites from the Bush administration. Cleland fought in Vietnam, Kerry fought in Vietnam, yet both were ridiculed by the Republicans by for their service. Even Al Gore served in Vietnam, and all he had was a camera for protection. Bush served and Edgar had higher priorities.
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    I guess Im a naive twenty something. What does "to serve" mean?

    Because I may be as qualified as Bush in that sense: see, my daddy's got money and he's close with the local recruiter and the ROTC guys.
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    I was in the USAF from 71 yo 75 overlapping Bush's time in the TXANG. many ANG units went to Nam, if you wanted to avoid hazardous service you didn't become a fighter pilot.

    I find it wildly amusing when leftist who generally hate the military presume to be able to define what was and wasn't service.


    When and where did YOU serve in the military and what do you know about the reserves during the Viet Nam war. :bricks:
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    That's a response worth posting on veterans websites. And what about those idiots who stand in the way of friendly fire? :rolleyes:
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    If you did this, no doubt you did, then you are familiar with the concept of fortunate son from the 60's are maybe it may have just missed you. The ANG and Coast Guard slots were considered to be "cherry" and saved for the favorite sons, which most of us are not. They were kinda like the "marriage, medical or student deferments". To believe that GWB served his country well in this time of conflict, is revisionist history at best.
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    Nor did Billy Blue Dress, he ran to Europe (Draft Dodger)
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    Shows hos little you know about the military whne you can't differentiate between problems and injuries due to the fog of war and a guy dumb enough to blow himself up in the rear areas away from the enemy.

    Whne in the military you don't play with grenades and blow yourself up and risk killing others in the area.
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    As I said many ANG units went to Nam, and being a fighter pilot was not the safest duty, there were and are training accidents regardless of whether you were sent to Nam or not. If Bush got in as an administrator you would have a point, but as a pilot?/ Not how to avoid combat.
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    #15 Jersey

    I did not serve. I remember headlines of my birthday printed on the front page of the newspaper as my birth date was called. Fortunately, I was only 14 or so. I did grow up in the Vietnam era and saw first hand people with money or power avoiding that conflict. It is a fact, that the National Guard was a way to avoid Vietnam. If you want to spend your time defending George Bush's Iraq policies and his honerable service during Vietnam, your entitled to your opinion. But your on a very secluded Island and extremely few people are buying.
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    Arpund here at least that is because most didn't serve at all and have no clue, like you for instance.

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