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malmapus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-13-05 11:17 AM
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6. Its scary that I actually got a recommendation when I was in

I turned it down because I worked for a living, lol never could see myself with a commission.
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  -Has the military always been "republican"? dhinojosa  Jun-13-05 11:05 AM   #0 
  - I don't know the history but I have always perceived the same  liberal N proud   Jun-13-05 11:08 AM   #1 
  - Rush Limbaugh gets a whole hour on the Armed Forces Network  TheBorealAvenger   Jun-13-05 11:13 AM   #4 
  - Newsflash! I've heard "the scoop" from a retuning troop ...  ElectroPrincess   Jun-13-05 11:30 AM   #10 
  - Well, that is news  TheBorealAvenger   Jun-13-05 11:40 AM   #13 
  - I wish that the satellite radio companies would donate service...  Hippo_Tron   Jun-13-05 09:02 PM   #30 
  - Its funny, military had opposite on me  malmapus   Jun-13-05 11:16 AM   #5 
  - After WW2...  SteveIrving1   Jun-13-05 11:10 AM   #2 
  - Agree with that  ewagner   Jun-13-05 02:16 PM   #23 
  - To get into the military academies, you need a Congressional appointment  TheBorealAvenger   Jun-13-05 11:12 AM   #3 
  - Its scary that I actually got a recommendation when I was in  malmapus   Jun-13-05 11:17 AM   #6 
  - Congressional recommendations aren't that hard to get and...  Hippo_Tron   Jun-13-05 09:06 PM   #32 
  - By the time  hobbit709   Jun-13-05 11:17 AM   #7 
  - No, but the volunteer military  Inland   Jun-13-05 11:23 AM   #8 
  - The republicans like to spend money on stuff like Star Wars ...  tabasco   Jun-13-05 11:39 AM   #12 
  - Way too much generalization? Please consider that there  ElectroPrincess   Jun-15-05 03:57 AM   #36 
  - Only the "Officer Ranks" vote mostly a Republican ticket ...  ElectroPrincess   Jun-13-05 11:25 AM   #9 
  - Do you have info on the voting trends in the officers corps?  tabasco   Jun-13-05 12:21 PM   #17 
     - I'm a former Army Intelligence Officer, so yes, I have a clue :-)  ElectroPrincess   Jun-15-05 03:30 AM   #35 
  - Almost every military is 'conservative'.  denverbill   Jun-13-05 11:34 AM   #11 
  - The military personal in WWII were overwhelmingly Democratic  NAO   Jun-13-05 11:40 AM   #14 
  - WW II moved a large & representative cross-section into the military.  eallen   Jun-13-05 12:07 PM   #15 
  - The country was overwhelmingly Democrat then  theboss   Jun-13-05 09:32 PM   #34 
  - "... suspended animation..."  Bigmack   Jun-13-05 12:16 PM   #16 
  - Once the draft ended, only conservatives joined the ranks.  AX10   Jun-13-05 12:25 PM   #18 
  - Far From It - Not Until Nixon  ThomWV   Jun-13-05 01:55 PM   #19 
  - another reason I do not claim to 'support the troops'  pocket   Jun-13-05 02:00 PM   #20 
  - I do  Tom Rinaldo   Jun-13-05 02:13 PM   #22 
  - Well that's a damn shame - and waste. Please reconsider ...  ElectroPrincess   Jun-15-05 04:00 AM   #37 
  - I have always perceived the  xxqqqzme   Jun-13-05 02:08 PM   #21 
  - The military shouldn't be political.  Sparkle   Jun-13-05 02:18 PM   #24 
  - It isn't political on the lower levels, but the bureaucracy is...  Hippo_Tron   Jun-13-05 09:10 PM   #33 
  - Not Republican, but war mongers are mostly Republican & that's what  mtnsnake   Jun-13-05 02:24 PM   #25 
  - My Military service liberalized me and  Protagoras   Jun-13-05 02:30 PM   #26 
  - Actually, the Generals and top brass are known to be dove-leaning.  AX10   Jun-13-05 08:44 PM   #27 
     - Especially the marines and army.  K-W   Jun-13-05 08:55 PM   #29 
     - It depends on WHAT generals are at the Pentagon now ...  ElectroPrincess   Jun-15-05 04:08 AM   #38 
  - In my opinion, off.  K-W   Jun-13-05 08:51 PM   #28 
  - A quick read of the answers in this thread point up the truth  Husb2Sparkly   Jun-13-05 09:04 PM   #31 

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