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CC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-27-09 01:31 PM
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2. Person of the Year
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  - 'Person of the Year?' U.S. service men and women. bigtree  Nov-27-09 01:25 PM   #0 
  - Agreed, it's easy to be a star, surrounded by admirers  Warpy   Nov-27-09 01:30 PM   #1 
  - Person of the Year  CC   Nov-27-09 01:31 PM   #2 
  - The job has become even more thankless  Warpy   Nov-27-09 01:46 PM   #3 
  - 2003. Isn't that the year we illegally invaded Iraq?  Arctic Dave   Nov-27-09 01:50 PM   #4 
     - yep  bigtree   Nov-27-09 02:02 PM   #7 
  - I would say people who help the poor. Now that's a thankless job.  Arctic Dave   Nov-27-09 01:52 PM   #5 
  - I'm a soldier  knightinwhitesatin   Nov-27-09 02:01 PM   #6 
  - We were always told to...  Lagomorph   Nov-27-09 02:04 PM   #8 
  - Exactly  knightinwhitesatin   Nov-27-09 02:07 PM   #9 
     - will do  fascisthunter   Nov-27-09 02:11 PM   #11 
     - Yes, that's the greatest respect we can show our service members: to force CONGRESS to  ShortnFiery   Nov-30-09 10:25 AM   #23 
  - it's really the least we could do to honor your service during a time of high deployments  bigtree   Nov-27-09 02:08 PM   #10 
  - That would be unanimous.  Cha   Nov-27-09 02:11 PM   #12 
  - How about a fund raiser for three servicepeople for a New Years Day check to  peacetalksforall   Nov-27-09 02:34 PM   #13 
  - No.  gratuitous   Nov-27-09 02:46 PM   #14 
  - I'd give the non-military their due  bigtree   Nov-27-09 03:28 PM   #15 
     - Yes, there's a shitload of Mercinaries there protecting Hamid Karzai.  ShortnFiery   Nov-30-09 10:21 AM   #22 
  - why not its better the "Twitter" or "The Economy"  NYC Democrat   Nov-27-09 03:32 PM   #16 
  - Rather than some INANE award from the M$M, the average service member would rather COME HOME. eom  ShortnFiery   Nov-30-09 10:05 AM   #17 
     - maybe you're right  bigtree   Nov-30-09 10:07 AM   #18 
        - Oh no, let's not stop there: If we want WAR, then it's time to re-implement the draft.  ShortnFiery   Nov-30-09 10:10 AM   #19 
           - It's a small gesture  bigtree   Nov-30-09 10:17 AM   #20 
              - Yes, it's all around "small" - not unlike magnetic yellow ribbons slapped on car bumpers.  ShortnFiery   Nov-30-09 10:19 AM   #21 
                 - no one is presuming that should/would be the totality of our interest or opposition  bigtree   Nov-30-09 10:28 AM   #24 
                    - No, I'm not petty, but we don't need to feel good about something this flatly INANE.  ShortnFiery   Nov-30-09 10:30 AM   #25 
                       - you don't need to lecture me about opposing this opportunistic militarism  bigtree   Nov-30-09 10:35 AM   #26 
 

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