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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-29-11 08:01 AM
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2. Doesn't appear any strings were pulled
Although I'm not sure why his 1-A classification got switched to 1-Y in October 1968. This might bear some additional scrutiny if Trump ever runs for president.
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  -Deferments Helped Trump Dodge Vietnam sufrommich  Apr-29-11 07:54 AM   #0 
  - A medical deferment?  Canuckistanian   Apr-29-11 07:57 AM   #1 
  - Doesn't appear any strings were pulled  gratuitous   Apr-29-11 08:01 AM   #2 
  - Trump claimed his lottery number was too high to qualify for  sufrommich   Apr-29-11 08:04 AM   #3 
     - In 1969, his lottery number was considered "safe".  End Of The Road   Apr-29-11 10:50 AM   #10 
        - True, but the draft started in 1969, years AFTER he was eligible  karynnj   Apr-29-11 03:28 PM   #22 
           - I think you mean the lottery started in 1969.  End Of The Road   Apr-29-11 03:38 PM   #24 
              - oops - that is exactly what I meant  karynnj   Apr-29-11 05:38 PM   #28 
  - Like most rich republikans, he's a chickenhawk.  TxVietVet   Apr-29-11 08:19 AM   #4 
  - According to Trump...  RichGirl   Apr-29-11 10:06 AM   #7 
     - I like Cher even more now.  TxVietVet   Apr-29-11 10:26 AM   #9 
  - How embarrassing! A 1-Y deferment is for medical abnormalities . 4-F was for serious conditions. Be...  sinkingfeeling   Apr-29-11 10:03 AM   #5 
  - Trump  Broderick   Apr-29-11 10:04 AM   #6 
  - This is soooooo Republicon  SpiralHawk   Apr-29-11 10:08 AM   #8 
  - i bet he had a boil on his bum. i believe that's a common  ellenfl   Apr-29-11 12:06 PM   #11 
  - I hate Trump but using the word DODGE to describe legal use of deferments is bullshit  CBGLuthier   Apr-29-11 12:08 PM   #12 
  - We're just using  leftynyc   Apr-29-11 12:31 PM   #13 
  - But that doesn't make it true, or right. nt  End Of The Road   Apr-29-11 12:34 PM   #15 
  - No, it doesn't  leftynyc   Apr-29-11 02:07 PM   #18 
  - Does your father promote war now?  Dogtown   Apr-29-11 02:35 PM   #21 
  - Still it is wrong plenty of good people didn't serve for the same reasons/ nt  Appenzell Wars   Apr-29-11 12:41 PM   #17 
     - My dad "dodged" Korea  leftynyc   Apr-29-11 02:08 PM   #19 
  - Some men did dodge Vietnam by getting married  Gormy Cuss   Apr-29-11 02:20 PM   #20 
  - But war would be a lot scarier if you had to go fight it yourself!  varkam   Apr-29-11 12:33 PM   #14 
  - With that in mind, maybe The President and/or congress should bring  Obamanaut   Apr-29-11 03:45 PM   #27 
  - And the hits keep on coming  leftynyc   Apr-29-11 12:37 PM   #16 
  - "Word on the street" ... "some say" ... "people wonder"  JoePhilly   Apr-29-11 03:30 PM   #23 
  - Who knew you could get a deferment for a butt-ugly combover?  KamaAina   Apr-29-11 03:41 PM   #25 
  - I believe other folks got deferments as well. Clinton comes to mind. As I  Obamanaut   Apr-29-11 03:43 PM   #26 

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