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Hoping4Change Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-04-04 07:20 PM
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6. Don't despair check out a post from the site of a proBush soldier.

Earlier devilgirl posted a website of a pro-soldier and from his lament it sounds like a lot of soldiers aren't buying into the Rethuglican smear campaign.





"There is a popular belief out there that all members in the military are gung-ho Pro Bush. That is not entirely true. There is a very large portion of servicemen that support the President and the administration. I am among them. There is however, a just are large portion that are liberal to the core. They subscribe to the conspiracy theories that Bush sent us here for oil and the like. Their belief system does not affect their job performance, rather their morale in times like this. I have known this for a long time. Since I have been on active duty, I have had several (friendly, of course) debates with liberal troops and NCOs.

I bring this up because there is a large number of soldiers that I work with who are passing around a bootleg copy of Michael Moores new propaganda piece Fahrenheit 9/11. Even though people are free to think what they want, believe what they believe, and watch what they want to watch, I personally believe that this is a very dangerous and stupid thing for troops to be watching. It only feeds to their already established anger that they are away from their families and worldly possessions and comforts. Although they have already made up their minds about it before watching the movie, they all come out of it saying I hate Bush! Im voting for Kerry!

When I ask them what makes John Kerry more qualified to run the country than President Bush, they say Because Kerry served in Vietnam! Hes a war hero! He won three Purple Hearts! Bush is a deserter! You know, the usual.

Heres the first question I want to ask not just to the soldiers who say this but to everybody who constantly touts Kerrys military service and that it somehow more than qualifies him to be President:"










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  -Vietnam Vets Organization Blasts Kerry in New TV Ad rmpalmer  Aug-04-04 06:59 PM   #0 
  - John O'Neill  LuLu550   Aug-04-04 07:01 PM   #1 
  - I'm well aware of O' Neill - too bad he shares his name  rmpalmer   Aug-04-04 07:03 PM   #2 
  - And these Viet Nam vets  jimshoes   Aug-04-04 07:09 PM   #3 
  - DNC or 527 needs to get some AWOL's TANG record out on the air  rmpalmer   Aug-04-04 07:11 PM   #4 
  - Why isn't there an Vietnam Vets against Bush Organization?  liberalnproud   Aug-04-04 07:13 PM   #5 
  - There's a generals against * group. But one with VN vets would be good  saywhat   Aug-04-04 07:25 PM   #7 
  - Lol  George_Bonanza   Aug-04-04 08:44 PM   #17 
     - Lol?  saywhat   Aug-04-04 10:09 PM   #26 
  - Because that group is made up of pretty much every vet that isn't  noahmijo   Aug-04-04 07:29 PM   #8 
  - Don't despair check out a post from the site of a proBush soldier.  Hoping4Change   Aug-04-04 07:20 PM   #6 
  - This is very heartening news  ajacobson   Aug-04-04 07:35 PM   #9 
  - That's what I thought because the proKerry soldiers he talks  Hoping4Change   Aug-04-04 07:43 PM   #10 
  - Better read the rest of this link folks. This guy has problems with Kerry  frankzappa   Aug-05-04 09:51 AM   #33 
     - Of course he has problems with Kerry because he is a  Hoping4Change   Aug-05-04 01:51 PM   #36 
  - Kerry will release all his military records, he has been expecting this.  LabMonkey   Aug-04-04 07:46 PM   # 
  - Kerry will release all his military records, he has been expecting this.  LabMonkey   Aug-04-04 07:46 PM   #11 
  - what do you mean he'll release his records? hasn't he done so  vickie   Aug-04-04 09:37 PM   #24 
     - Complete medical record.........  LabMonkey   Aug-05-04 02:47 AM   #31 
  - Fraud  kerrykat2004   Aug-04-04 07:49 PM   #12 
  - Links? Evidence. Need it in a hurry! thnx  LabMonkey   Aug-04-04 07:56 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-04-04 08:09 PM   #14 
  - How do you know this?  vickie   Aug-04-04 09:42 PM   #25 
     - Dont question anything. You will be called a troll. Need LINKS to fight  LabMonkey   Aug-05-04 02:17 AM   #30 
        - Links:  democratreformed   Aug-05-04 09:55 AM   #34 
  - These rear-echelon MFers should be outed. Let's see their svc. records...  rezmutt   Aug-04-04 08:22 PM   #15 
  - Rezmutt  kerrykat2004   Aug-04-04 08:36 PM   #16 
     - All Kerry has to do is tell the truth.  Kerryfan   Aug-04-04 08:46 PM   #19 
  - This is not wise  George_Bonanza   Aug-04-04 08:46 PM   #18 
  - George_Bonanza  kerrykat2004   Aug-04-04 08:53 PM   #20 
     - Welcome to DU Kerrykat  Joanne98   Aug-04-04 09:10 PM   #21 
        - DNC Coverage  kerrykat2004   Aug-04-04 09:22 PM   #22 
  - These "vets" are Kerry haters first and vets second  Mountainman   Aug-04-04 09:34 PM   #23 
  - Has anyone checked the funding of this group?  Eloriel   Aug-04-04 10:12 PM   #27 
  - Most of their money comes from one single Bush/Republican backer  Democat   Aug-05-04 02:59 AM   #32 
     - Unfortunately, this is what "campaign finance reform" has wrought  defoliant   Aug-05-04 10:02 AM   #35 
  - OMFG these vets should be stopped ASAP, otherwise  shivaji   Aug-04-04 10:25 PM   #28 
  - The skinny of these assholes  zulchzulu   Aug-04-04 11:21 PM   #29 
 

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