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Swede Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-29-05 09:53 PM
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What is the definition of silence? -Mark Shields on Chickenhawks
Edited on Wed Jun-29-05 10:11 PM by Swede
That would be Vice President Dick Cheney, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich getting together to swap war stories, or simply to reminisce about their military service.

Each of these distinguished political leaders -- all three enthusiastic backers of the U.S. war in Vietnam during their youth and forceful advocates of the U.S. war against Iraq in their later years -- had been, as young men, eligible for the nation's military draft, and yet none of them spent a day in uniform.

http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/06/28/shields.military...



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libertypirate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-29-05 09:58 PM
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1. He slams them!
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Swede Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-29-05 10:30 PM
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2. The chickenhawks have to be slammed.
These old coots and the young repukes eager to send others to die,but are too important to go themselves.
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bribri16 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-29-05 10:32 PM
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3. Wow!! I hope it was a very watched slamming.
Someone of note needs to do this.
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RUMMYisFROSTED Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-29-05 11:05 PM
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4. -sniperoo-
Now is the time for President George W. Bush to create by executive order the Paul Douglas Brigade, which would actively seek and welcome the enlistment into today's short-handed military the middle-age members of Congress, card-carrying journalists and captains of commerce who missed the chance to serve in their own youth -- because of their commitments to career or comfort -- and could now help prosecute the war they endorsed.
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