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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 07:56 PM

On The Bob Dole Story...

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My Old Man And Bob Dole Both Fought In WWII, And SAVED DEMOCRACY !!!

With millions of others of course... And you may debate if it was in fact saved, or even ever existed, but...

They were in different theaters, and different political parties... but they both fought, survived, and created a new paradigm... AND... THEY AND THEIR FELLOW CITIZENS CREATED THE ENVIRONMENT FOR NEW PEOPLE, UN-FUCKING-GRATEFUL PEOPLE, TO BECOME WEALTHY.

But there have been many times in the last couple of decades... that I was actually glad my old man was NOT around to see this kind of SHIT!

(He died of Cancer in 1975.)

Bob Dole just got to see the UNGRATEFUL SOB's this country has produced, and who's wealth and success was greatly enhanced by people like my father and Senator Dole.

I'm sort of glad my father didn't have to see the betrayal.


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WillyT Dec 2012 OP
FailureToCommunicate Dec 2012 #1
WillyT Dec 2012 #2
NNN0LHI Dec 2012 #3
davidpdx Dec 2012 #4
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 #5
SHRED Dec 2012 #6
russspeakeasy Dec 2012 #7
WillyT Dec 2012 #8
BainsBane Dec 2012 #9
kelliekat44 Dec 2012 #10
coalition_unwilling Dec 2012 #11

Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:02 PM

1. My father also...as a chaplain. And he knew Dole, supported his efforts in Congress on

behalf of disability rights.

For his lifetime of civil rights advocacy Dad was asked to speak at the ADA signing and received the pen.

The 'greatest generation's legacy is being tarnished by these entitled chicken hawk zealots...

It's appalling.

I also am relieved my father is no longer around to see this betrayal.

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Response to FailureToCommunicate (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:04 PM

2. Thank You For That !!!




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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:13 PM

3. Dole was never one to hesitate playing the gay card

http://www.nytimes.com/1995/08/27/us/dole-in-a-new-bow-to-right-returns-gay-group-s-money.html

Dole, in a New Bow to Right, Returns Gay Group's Money
By RICHARD L. BERKE
Published: August 27, 1995

Scrambling to enhance relations with conservatives, Senator Bob Dole's Presidential campaign said today that it was returning $1,000 from a gay Republican group.

The campaign said it had accepted the June donation by mistake, and would never have taken money from an organization that supported causes Mr. Dole opposed, like allowing homosexuals in the military. But correspondence made public today by the president of the group, the Log Cabin Republicans, showed that Mr. Dole's national finance chairman had sought the group's help in raising money as recently as May. snip

Nelson Warfield, Mr. Dole's spokesman, said that the campaign had accepted the donation from the Log Cabin Republicans, a nationwide organization with more than 40 chapters, only because of "a financial screw up."

"It's our policy that we won't accept contributions from groups that have a specific political agenda that's fundamentally at odds with Senator Dole's record and his views," he said.

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I remember him using it a lot when he ran for president.

Bob Dole was a repulsive bastard. He would do or say anything for a vote. Like most Republicans.

Don

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:23 PM

4. I can't for the life of me understand how they did this with two former senators

and a current senator, all Republicans backing this bill. If there is any "cliff" that we should be talking about, it should be the one we push the 38 senators off who stopped the bill from even coming to a vote.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:24 PM

5. My father. Life long Kansan. WWII veteran.

Loved Bob Dole. Disagreed with him politically (my dad was a Democrat) but really admired him.

And I'm glad my dad's no longer here to see what happened today. He would have been appalled.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:43 PM

6. I am glad Dole saw this...he helped produce it

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Response to SHRED (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:51 PM

7. + 1

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Response to SHRED (Reply #6)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 10:53 PM

8. True... And I Hear Ya... But...

They just told ALL VETS that they do not mean shit to the Republican Party.

And that, is something that deserves more voice.




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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:01 PM

9. Ingratitude

Seems to be the hallmark of the Republicans psyche. When others get govt funds, it is a handout. When they do, they deserve it. I can't tell you all the Republicans living off Social Security, Disability, and govt pensions that I've seen complain about entitlements and federal spending. They are never grateful for anything and instead see themselves as entitled. They display an astounding level of cognitive dissonance.

I wonder what Bob Dole thought about his party as he watched them vote today?

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:08 PM

10. Yes, "threatening our sovereignty" is another one of those GOP memes like "killing his own people"

They use one when we don't want to follow international law and the other when we want to change a regime.

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Response to WillyT (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 11:12 PM

11. Your father and Dole may not have 'saved democracy' but they sure as

 

hell defeated fascism (at least version 1.0).

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