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NYC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-11-06 07:25 PM
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17. That has to be the reason.
This happened 38 years ago.
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  -Vietnam War deserter arrested at border tuvor  Mar-11-06 06:04 PM   #0 
  - A decent president would pardon him.  David Dunham   Mar-11-06 06:06 PM   #1 
  - Sure am glad they're smoking out  babylonsister   Mar-11-06 06:07 PM   # 
  - Did the AWOL in Chief feel threatened?  zreosumgame   Mar-11-06 06:07 PM   #2 
  - Zing! Welcome to DU!  tanyev   Mar-11-06 06:26 PM   #10 
  - Excellent Shrub-zap!!  northofdenali   Mar-11-06 07:14 PM   #15 
  - thanks for the welcome  zreosumgame   Mar-11-06 09:17 PM   #20 
  - I thought Jimmy Carter had pardoned them all. n/t  Mika   Mar-11-06 06:10 PM   #3 
  - So did I. This doesn't make any sense. n/t  mountainvue   Mar-11-06 06:15 PM   #5 
  - I thought so too. But not deserters.  tuvor   Mar-11-06 06:22 PM   #8 
  - Close.  Nailzberg   Mar-11-06 06:27 PM   #11 
  - You've nailed it. It's a message. nt  benburch   Mar-11-06 06:43 PM   #13 
  - "Isn't there some other manhunt we're supposed to be concentrating on?"  ConcernedCanuk   Mar-11-06 08:47 PM   #18 
  - he has been forgotten  leftchick   Mar-11-06 08:56 PM   #19 
  - He pardoned draft dodgers...NOT AWOL or deserters...  BrotherBuzz   Mar-13-06 11:45 AM   #36 
  - I'm an American living in Toronto ...  NanceGreggs   Mar-11-06 06:13 PM   #4 
  - Desertion is waaay different then Dodging  Perky   Mar-11-06 06:16 PM   #6 
  - But after so many years?  laheina   Mar-13-06 12:52 PM   #38 
  - He's not a deserter- he's a Presidential Hopeful  Prisoner_Number_Six   Mar-11-06 06:17 PM   #7 
  - i believe is up to 4000 deserters from Iraq now... setting an Example  sam sarrha   Mar-11-06 06:22 PM   #9 
  - That might well be it.  Perky   Mar-11-06 06:39 PM   #12 
  - Waging an immoral is criminal. Deserting it is not.  president4aday   Mar-11-06 07:17 PM   #16 
     - That is not what the law says...  Perky   Mar-11-06 10:31 PM   #25 
     - That is not what the law says...  Perky   Mar-11-06 10:31 PM   #26 
  - That has to be the reason.  NYC   Mar-11-06 07:25 PM   #17 
  - They were all given  raysr   Mar-11-06 06:53 PM   #14 
  - I've written to all my elected officials about this.  Nailzberg   Mar-11-06 09:39 PM   #23 
  - I thought they were given pardons  lovuian   Mar-11-06 09:37 PM   #21 
  - there's no statute of limitations on deserting?  dwickham   Mar-11-06 09:37 PM   #22 
  - What a waste of time  bluestateguy   Mar-11-06 10:25 PM   #24 
  - I thought Carter pardoned all the Vietnam era deserters.  proud2Blib   Mar-11-06 10:34 PM   #27 
  - I think he only gave amnesty to those who refused to be drafted  dflprincess   Mar-11-06 10:59 PM   #28 
     - Yep now that I think about it  proud2Blib   Mar-11-06 11:33 PM   #29 
  - kick  OKNancy   Mar-13-06 11:38 AM   #30 
  - Vietnam deserter held at Camp Pendleton following arrest  Ernesto   Mar-13-06 11:39 AM   #31 
  - Wow. n/t  Sammy Pepys   Mar-13-06 11:39 AM   #32 
  - Weren't all those guys given a blanket pardon 30 years ago? nm  dicksteele   Mar-13-06 11:39 AM   #33 
     - Draft resisters, yes. Deserters, no.  BikeWriter   Mar-13-06 11:39 AM   #34 
        - That's right! Thanks, BikeWriter. nm  dicksteele   Mar-13-06 11:39 AM   #35 
  - they shoot people who refuse to shoot people...  LeftHander   Mar-13-06 12:31 PM   #37 
 

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