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wurzel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-23-04 05:55 PM
Response to Reply #46
47. Perhaps this is a generational thing.
I'm old enough to remember the kinds of attitudes to Vietnam vets in the sixties and seventies which is why I reacted to Koppel's program the way I did.
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  -Nightline: Kerry is the "Manchurian Candidate" wurzel  Jun-23-04 12:08 PM   #0 
  - He's a time bomb? Because he has good taste?  Argumentus   Jun-23-04 12:10 PM   #1 
  - I've never met a combat veteran  Sandpiper   Jun-23-04 12:13 PM   #2 
  - That is true of my own family members.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 12:17 PM   #6 
  - I had six great uncles who fought in WWII  Sandpiper   Jun-23-04 12:22 PM   #11 
  - The "Greatest Generation" has only now started to talk....  hlthe2b   Jun-23-04 12:28 PM   #14 
  - My father was in WWII  Piperay   Jun-23-04 02:31 PM   #32 
  - My Ex's Brother Who Was In Viet Nam Wouldn't Say ANYTHING  cryingshame   Jun-23-04 04:20 PM   #39 
  - The guys who did it don't talk about it--true.  bklyncowgirl   Jun-24-04 07:28 AM   #65 
  - What about all those people who fought in WW II?  Why   Jun-23-04 12:14 PM   #3 
  - So when did Bush Sr. talk about killing his two crew members  Divernan   Jun-23-04 12:15 PM   #4 
  - I can't remember any mention of Bush Sr. having crew members.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 01:02 PM   #25 
     - Here you go  Art_from_Ark   Jun-23-04 08:06 PM   #55 
        - Like father. Like son.  wurzel   Jun-24-04 09:05 AM   #66 
  - So when did Laura Bush talk about killing her old boyfriend  Divernan   Jun-23-04 12:16 PM   #5 
  - Details on Laura...I keep hearing about here  Sequoia   Jun-23-04 12:18 PM   #8 
     - Laura Bush ran a stop sign and killed another teen, story links here...  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-23-04 12:23 PM   #12 
     - Even Freepers talk about it!  Holland   Jun-23-04 12:23 PM   #13 
     - Seventeen year old Mike Douglas on 11/6/63  Divernan   Jun-23-04 12:33 PM   #17 
  - yep  Cocoa   Jun-23-04 12:18 PM   #7 
  - Did you see that program? It was a disgrace!  wurzel   Jun-23-04 12:20 PM   #9 
  - What was Eisenhower? A nuetron bomb? He didn't kill anyone did he?  acmavm   Jun-23-04 12:22 PM   #10 
  - Eisenhower led the charge on the ww1 "Bonus" Vets.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 12:30 PM   #15 
  - Eisenhower authorized the execution of Pvt. Eddie Slovik  Art_from_Ark   Jun-23-04 07:56 PM   #54 
     - Partly true  RatTerrier   Jun-24-04 09:15 AM   #68 
  - pointless show  gauguin57   Jun-23-04 12:33 PM   #16 
  - Thanks for the link. I'm glad I'm not the only one unhappy.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 12:50 PM   #23 
  - You're nuts; it was a 20 minute Kerry campaign commercial  markses   Jun-23-04 12:34 PM   #18 
  - I suggest you look at it from the point of view of some one who is  wurzel   Jun-23-04 12:45 PM   #21 
     - No...those are the folks who will like Kerry because of it  markses   Jun-23-04 02:08 PM   #26 
        - I am not particularly pro Kerry. Just anti-Bush  wurzel   Jun-23-04 05:16 PM   #41 
  - I heard another viewer say it was a GREAT plug for Kerry!  mainer   Jun-23-04 12:34 PM   #19 
  - It did for me. But that was not the intention of Koppel.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 12:41 PM   #20 
  - The suggestion was all in your head...it was a glowing report  markses   Jun-23-04 02:09 PM   #27 
  - What On Earth, Sir, Makes You Think You Know All Mr. Koppel's Mind?  The Magistrate   Jun-23-04 02:24 PM   #30 
     - I don't know what is in Koppel's mind.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 05:22 PM   #42 
        - And Yet, Sir  The Magistrate   Jun-23-04 10:56 PM   #61 
           - Your pseudo psychology is way off the mark.  wurzel   Jun-24-04 09:14 AM   #67 
  - It WAS a great plug for Kerry; the perception of negativity is nonsense  markses   Jun-23-04 02:10 PM   #28 
  - Send Them A Damned E-Mail  ThomWV   Jun-23-04 12:50 PM   #22 
  - Imperial Pravda is getting desperate  tom_paine   Jun-23-04 12:51 PM   #24 
  - If so  Snoggera   Jun-23-04 02:16 PM   #29 
  - In my experience...  Neecy   Jun-23-04 02:31 PM   #31 
  - Guess it is all in the 'ear of  Piperay   Jun-23-04 02:33 PM   #33 
  - Saw it...thought the piece showed Kerry is a positive light  jackstraw45   Jun-23-04 02:35 PM   #34 
  - I think it was very positive, and it showed Kerry as a hero  NYCGirl   Jun-23-04 02:38 PM   #36 
  - I thought it portrayed Kerry in a positive light, too.  isa-lee   Jun-23-04 05:06 PM   #40 
  - Welcome to DU, isa-lee!!  kaitykaity   Jun-23-04 05:25 PM   #43 
  - Thanks!  isa-lee   Jun-23-04 07:29 PM   #53 
  - I'm glad you taped it. I wish I had. Watch it again  wurzel   Jun-23-04 05:30 PM   #45 
     - Who here has killed a person to save themselves?  jackstraw45   Jun-23-04 06:16 PM   #50 
  - crazy8s  Crazy8s   Jun-23-04 06:12 PM   #49 
     - n/t  wurzel   Jun-24-04 09:28 AM   #69 
  - John Kerry is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being..  rezmutt   Jun-23-04 02:37 PM   #35 
  - LOL!!!  mitchum   Jun-23-04 10:42 PM   #58 
  - Welcome to Nazi America...  radwriter0555   Jun-23-04 02:53 PM   #37 
  - Did you see the piece?  markses   Jun-23-04 02:55 PM   #38 
     - "Beware of Greeks bearing gifts"  wurzel   Jun-23-04 05:25 PM   #44 
        - Whatever  markses   Jun-23-04 06:09 PM   #48 
           - I have no "fears".  wurzel   Jun-23-04 10:19 PM   #56 
              - Like I said  markses   Jun-23-04 11:37 PM   #64 
  - Walking time bomb is what they call a lot of us when we got home  Mountainman   Jun-23-04 05:34 PM   #46 
  - Perhaps this is a generational thing.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 05:55 PM   #47 
     - Maybe.....  isa-lee   Jun-23-04 07:28 PM   #52 
        - Just watch the program you taped with all this in mind.  wurzel   Jun-23-04 10:22 PM   #57 
  - Any source? I searched and just found gopusa.com, gop.com and  bumbler   Jun-23-04 06:19 PM   #51 
  - Are You Sure He Didn't Mean the "Maruchen Ramen Candidate?"  Crisco   Jun-23-04 10:48 PM   #59 
  - No, it's the "Macho-Man Rental Candidate"  Bucky   Jun-23-04 10:50 PM   #60 
  - No it wasn't!!! It only questioned what Kerry might feel. Koppel...  PROGRESSIVE1   Jun-23-04 10:57 PM   #62 
  - Them little red dots again  nolabels   Jun-23-04 11:28 PM   #63 
 

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