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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-20-07 03:58 PM
Response to Reply #24
27. gathering more information is the correct approach, IMHO
If your senator is sympathetic and well-positioned, he may be able to really get at the heart of the matter. If the medal is fraudulent, then the shit hits a lot of fans all the way up in the chain of command. I wouldn't expect the senator to mention it in public though, even if/when he puts someone on his staff to work doing the background research.

Passing the smell test is one thing, having hard evidence that a serious violation occurred is quite another.

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  -Apparent confirmation Petraeus' Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device fraudulently earned Cruzan  Sep-20-07 06:11 AM   #0 
  - Combat Valor Medal for what?  B Calm   Sep-20-07 06:17 AM   #1 
  - A single mortor round struck about 50 meters away -- no damage  Cruzan   Sep-20-07 06:19 AM   #2 
     - Have you ever been 50 meters from a mortar impact?  Squatch   Sep-20-07 05:43 PM   #44 
  - If we start denegrating the man's service we are not better than the swiftboat wacks... STOP IT  Windy   Sep-20-07 07:04 AM   #3 
  - My dad lost three toes to frost bite in Belgium during WW2 and  B Calm   Sep-20-07 02:51 PM   #6 
  - Bronze stars with a v device  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 03:20 PM   #8 
  - Not if it's true.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-20-07 03:25 PM   #12 
  - 'Scuse me, but weren't the Swiftboaters lying?  FiveGoodMen   Sep-20-07 03:25 PM   #14 
  - Right, we should never question anything if it involves the military.  Rex   Sep-20-07 03:26 PM   #17 
  - Wrong. That only makes sense if you believe that TRUTH is no better than LIES.  dicksteele   Sep-20-07 03:28 PM   #19 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-20-07 04:03 PM   #28 
  - Um, do you know what the head of CENTCOM called him?  Jacobin   Sep-20-07 05:43 PM   #45 
  - I seriously doubt it was Petraeus who engineered the medal  bigtree   Sep-20-07 07:07 AM   #4 
  - Keep the focus on Bush!  Connie_Corleone   Sep-20-07 07:25 AM   #5 
  - Thank you!  NoPasaran   Sep-20-07 02:53 PM   #7 
  - From a troop point of view this is not a minor thing  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 03:21 PM   #9 
  - thanks nadine and cruzan for posting  uppityperson   Sep-20-07 03:26 PM   #16 
  - Agreed, 100%  brentspeak   Sep-20-07 03:24 PM   #11 
     - If he did it, this is a court martial offense  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 03:28 PM   #18 
        - He lied to Congress. That's a court martial offense.  Bornaginhooligan   Sep-20-07 03:57 PM   #26 
           - Was he sworn in?  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 04:07 PM   #29 
              - Matters not if he was sworn in.  hootinholler   Sep-20-07 04:13 PM   #32 
                 - It actually matters  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 04:26 PM   #33 
                    - The point was that the same proof of perjury applies even without the oath.  hootinholler   Sep-20-07 04:48 PM   #34 
  - typical lying republicon homelander  SpiralHawk   Sep-20-07 03:22 PM   #10 
  - This has nothing to do with party  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 03:25 PM   #13 
  - But it is definitively REPIUBLICON behavior  SpiralHawk   Sep-21-07 01:02 PM   #48 
  - Can something be "earned" fraudulently?  Disturbed   Sep-20-07 03:29 PM   #20 
     - Yes  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 03:40 PM   #21 
  - well we better condemn dailykos for speaking against him then. I'm confused  uppityperson   Sep-20-07 03:25 PM   #15 
  - That's an observation with attached accusation, not a confirmation  0rganism   Sep-20-07 03:44 PM   #22 
  - And this is why I am asking for an investigation of this  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 03:49 PM   #24 
     - Great points!  B Calm   Sep-20-07 03:56 PM   #25 
     - gathering more information is the correct approach, IMHO  0rganism   Sep-20-07 03:58 PM   #27 
        - I do what I can which is to ask  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 04:09 PM   #31 
  - Isn't "apparent" and "confirmation" pretty much the opposite?  murloc   Sep-20-07 03:48 PM   #23 
  - I certainly approve of the action of having a Senator investigate  Disturbed   Sep-20-07 04:08 PM   #30 
  - remember how angry we were when they did this shit to Kerry?  mark414   Sep-20-07 04:49 PM   #35 
  - There are differences and I am afraid I cannot  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 05:13 PM   #38 
  - all the differences in the world won't mean spit  mark414   Sep-20-07 05:20 PM   #39 
     - All the differences in the world will mean spit  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-20-07 05:24 PM   #41 
  - No, I don't remember- when did they tell the truth about Kerry?  dicksteele   Sep-20-07 05:22 PM   #40 
  - i was referring simply to attacking one's service  mark414   Sep-20-07 05:42 PM   #43 
     - The repubs will ALWAYS "go on and on about how much Democrats hate the military", no matter what.  dicksteele   Sep-20-07 06:08 PM   #46 
  - Big fucking difference!  B Calm   Sep-21-07 07:53 PM   #49 
  - CNO Jeremy Boorda killed himself  charlie   Sep-20-07 04:57 PM   #36 
  - For a minute I was wondering if they were giving him one of these!...  calipendence   Sep-20-07 05:11 PM   #37 
  - Let's mock him until he shoots himself from the shame!  JVS   Sep-20-07 05:25 PM   #42 
     - It will take more than this to shame this bastard!  B Calm   Sep-20-07 06:44 PM   #47 
 

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