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Sailor for Warner Donating Member (615 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-16-06 08:13 AM
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14. Just to be fair
Republicans

-John Bolton was in the National Guard during 'Nam but was not called up (not due to family connections, he was the son of a fireman)

-Rumsfeld was a Naval Reservist, serving until 1989 retiring as a 0-6 Captain.

-Bob Dole was a highly decorated war hero in WW2 earning 2 purple hearts and a bronze star.

-Oliver North, LTCOL Marine Corps silver star, bronze star, 2 purple hearts, vietnam.

-Ben Nighthorse Cambell, US Air Force, Korea, Air Medal (Former Dem)

-Pete Wilson, USMC 1955-58

-Barry Goldwater, USAAC/USAF, Retired as a Major General

-Ronald Regan, US Army 1935-41, Propaganda/Moral films, combat disqualification

-Gerald Ford, US Navy WW2

-Richard Nixon, LCDR US Navy, WW2, Supply Corps, South Pacific

-George HW Bush, Youngest Naval Aviator, 1943-45 Shot Down twice, sunk 4 enemy ships, participated in Wake Island, Bonin Island, and Phillipine Campaigns, 3 Distinguished Flying Crosses, 3 air medals.

-Phil Grahm and Richard Shelby started as Dems

Dems:
-Nancy Pelosi, Barbra Boxer, Mark Warner, Howard Dean, Bob Graham, Chuck Schumer, Keith Olberman,
Pat Leahy, Dick Durbin, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and Joe Biden, did not serve.

-Jed Bartlett did not serve but Mat Santos sure did :)
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  -The list of republican cowards, draft dodgers, and chickenhawks Elwood P Dowd  Jun-16-06 12:34 AM   #0 
  - imo, it's inappropriate in the EXTREME to put.... POWs, and....  BlooInBloo   Jun-16-06 12:40 AM   #1 
  - It's grouped democrats vs republicans  Elwood P Dowd   Jun-16-06 12:43 AM   #2 
  - Powell proves that you can give 35 years of your life to America.  Rex   Jun-16-06 12:46 AM   #3 
  - powell has had no reputation with anyone who is aware that he was  niyad   Jun-16-06 01:53 AM   #8 
  - Thanks for the amazing list of GOP chickenhawks  Erika   Jun-16-06 01:02 AM   #4 
  - This is what I was talking about, Elwood - see what I mean?  BlooInBloo   Jun-16-06 01:12 AM   #5 
  - after removing "did not serve" (etc) entries, we are left with this...  Viva_La_Revolution   Jun-16-06 01:32 AM   #6 
  - The Republican Hawks are one big joke  Erika   Jun-16-06 01:40 AM   #7 
  - Pat Robertson's service was strange too  Botany   Jun-16-06 06:25 AM   #10 
  - Just a point  Sailor for Warner   Jun-16-06 06:59 AM   #13 
  - Great, now where's the list..  all_hail_gwb   Jun-16-06 05:14 AM   #9 
  - Wow look at all the Republican Cut and Runners!  Philosoraptor   Jun-16-06 06:36 AM   #11 
  - Sen. Chuck Hagel (R) served.  Swamp Rat   Jun-16-06 06:43 AM   #12 
  - Just to be fair  Sailor for Warner   Jun-16-06 08:13 AM   #14 
  - Sorry  Sailor for Warner   Jun-16-06 08:25 AM   #15 
  - What we need is a list of ALL Sen and Reps and their service..  Ioo   Jun-16-06 08:29 AM   #16 
     - True, but this post also got pretty historical  Sailor for Warner   Jun-16-06 08:31 AM   #17 
 

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