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mhr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-04-04 06:35 AM
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23. Because He Had Choices Made Possible By His Wealth
Almost all others had few if any choices and the military was the best of a limited set of options.

Those without choice are much more heroic than those with choice.
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  -Why do people on DU think less of Pat Tillman because of his money? DjTj  May-04-04 02:14 AM   #0 
  - Tillman is an Armed Forces poster boy now  Cronus   May-04-04 02:18 AM   #1 
  - The Armed Forces are not the enemy...  DjTj   May-04-04 03:10 AM   #9 
  - I think the problem  shraby   May-04-04 02:18 AM   #2 
  - that is the problem for most of us  Tolania   May-04-04 02:29 AM   #3 
  - Your model is out of whack...  RoyGBiv   May-04-04 02:34 AM   #4 
  - It's not more noble, but it's more notable...  DjTj   May-04-04 03:05 AM   #8 
     - Notable vs. Noble  RoyGBiv   May-04-04 03:34 AM   #13 
  - My problem is the blood-lust.  huellewig   May-04-04 02:56 AM   #5 
  - "small percentage"  Tolania   May-04-04 03:11 AM   #10 
  - Sorry don't cut it  gibbyman   May-04-04 04:24 AM   #19 
     - Nothing to be sorry about  pnb   May-04-04 08:03 AM   #34 
  - You hear about the celebrity's and they are  Momof1   May-04-04 02:58 AM   #6 
  - Lucky Man  0rganism   May-04-04 03:04 AM   #7 
  - A good reminder, Organism  Bundbuster   May-04-04 03:24 AM   #12 
     - Heh, since you mention it...  0rganism   May-04-04 03:55 AM   #16 
  - Melodrama  TheWizardOfMudd   May-04-04 03:15 AM   #11 
  - I don't  ForrestGump   May-04-04 03:40 AM   #14 
  - like the media's obsession with Michael Jackson's (alleged) sex offenses  0rganism   May-04-04 03:52 AM   #15 
     - Agreed, and in those cases there's also in play an element of the  ForrestGump   May-04-04 04:10 AM   #18 
  - I don't have any problem with Pat Tillman, I respect him  ComerPerro   May-04-04 04:02 AM   #17 
  - its a cultural thing IMHO  dudeness   May-04-04 04:38 AM   #20 
  - My only comment on Tillman is that he brings to mind a quote from  JCMach1   May-04-04 05:05 AM   #21 
  - Huh? Afghanistan is an "unjust" war?  James T. Kirk   May-04-04 06:12 AM   #22 
  - Because He Had Choices Made Possible By His Wealth  mhr   May-04-04 06:35 AM   #23 
  - Strange how some's logic works...  deseo   May-04-04 06:50 AM   #24 
  - Who cares about the money?  Vladimir   May-04-04 06:56 AM   #25 
  - Money should never be a criteria to distance yourself from someone...  The Backlash Cometh   May-04-04 07:09 AM   #26 
  - i think the problem some of us have with pat tillman  treepig   May-04-04 07:31 AM   #27 
  - why a criminal? thats quite a leap.  bhunt70   May-04-04 07:47 AM   #30 
     - most 17-year old's would be tried as adults and serve hard time  treepig   May-04-04 07:52 AM   #33 
  - Tillman was willing to do something many other celebrities wouldn't  bhunt70   May-04-04 07:42 AM   #28 
  - I respect the choice that Pat Tilman made and the reasons he made it  noonwitch   May-04-04 07:46 AM   #29 
  - Why don't you learn to write a subject line?  BiggJawn   May-04-04 07:49 AM   #31 
  - Nothing wrong with Tilman, his money. The exploitation is another thing  robbedvoter   May-04-04 07:50 AM   #32 

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