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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 09:44 PM
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Let Saigon be Saigonís -- Barnes on Bush trip to Vietnam -- you know
this is going to be good. the late night comedians will have a field day when he goes in November.

Let Saigon be Saigonís
By Ken Herman | Wednesday, October 11, 2006, 11:46 PM


President Bush heads to Vietnam next month, making a question about that upcoming trip a must-ask when former Texas Lt. Gov. Ben Barnes spoke at the National Press Club in Washington Wednesday evening.

It was during the 2004 campaign that Barnes acknowledged that as speaker of the Texas House he had found a National Guard slot for young George W. Bush, then the son of a Houston congressman, during the Vietnam War. Barnes said he acted at the behest of a Bush family friend.

Any advice for Bush as he prepares for his first-ever trip to Vietnam long after the Guard stint that kept him out of the war?

ďItís a lot safer than it was when he didnít go the first time,Ē Barnes quipped. snip

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catnhatnh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 09:48 PM
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1. Gee George....
Edited on Thu Oct-12-06 09:48 PM by catnhatnh
Part of my family visited there 71'-72'....unless they've become a LOT friendlier you may want to skip it...I frankly have read your military records and you don't have the balls or character to face what my brother did.....though you do show hutzpah,you asswipe...
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UTUSN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 10:28 PM
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2. It sure would be good if the "visit" were before Election Day n/t
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