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Old 04-07-2013, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Earth
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We've been in military conflict after military conflict the last couple of decades. I always liked the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and I bet that his being general in WW2 considerably influenced who he was as a politician.

...Besides McCain and Ron Paul, I can't seem to recall people who had a shot at the presidency that had a distinguished military career recently. A military career can bring experience in foreign policy, among other things..
I'm hopeful that we never do.
It's bad and expensive enough as it is.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:51 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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No, Tiger Woods is not the President. But I'm sure they all look alike to you.
If President Obama had a son, he would ...never mind.
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Old 04-08-2013, 07:03 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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these new presidents are all ivy league type lawyers, they are just so pathetic. never got dirty, never shot a gun, never balances a budget, all many of them do are chase ambulances so they can find another victim to sue for. a war vet president, forget it!!!!
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:46 AM
 
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these new presidents are all ivy league type lawyers, they are just so pathetic. never got dirty, never shot a gun, never balances a budget, all many of them do are chase ambulances so they can find another victim to sue for. a war vet president, forget it!!!!
Doesn't Obama go to a shooting range somewhere?


...One benefit of a war president is having someone that realizes the horrors of war and knows that it's not something you should take lightly.
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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Some of our War Vet Generals are ALREADY in politics.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:09 AM
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Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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We've been in military conflict after military conflict the last couple of decades. I always liked the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and I bet that his being general in WW2 considerably influenced who he was as a politician.

...Besides McCain and Ron Paul, I can't seem to recall people who had a shot at the presidency that had a distinguished military career recently. A military career can bring experience in foreign policy, among other things..


Uh, John F Kennedy and George H W Bush ring any bells for ya?
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:12 AM
 
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Uh, John F Kennedy and George H W Bush ring any bells for ya?
Those two guys were filthy rich.

McCain was an admiral brat.

John Kerry was another groomer.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:14 AM
 
Location: 77441
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NEVER.
Since the current administrations is doing everything possible to get every illegal north of the rio grande citizenship so the can vote democrat.

we all know a liberal is too big a whimp to serve in the .mil
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:16 AM
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Those two guys were filthy rich.
And that affected either one's war record just HOW?

Neither one was an REMF.

And Joe Kennedy Jr may well have had a shot had he not been killed on a mission he volunteered for.
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:18 AM
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Location: By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea
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NEVER.
Since the current administrations is doing everything possible to get every illegal north of the rio grande citizenship so the can vote democrat.

we all know a liberal is too big a whimp to serve in the .mil


And we all know the self-Righteous conservatives cream their pants over those who made war films in Hollywood rather than going off to war, eh?
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