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Stand up for the war

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Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #40 on: August 16, 2004, 08:30:03 PM »
male private part cheney got 5 deferments for vietnam, bush went to the texas air national guard and didnt show...NOW THEY ARE THE WAR HAWKS?????

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Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #41 on: August 16, 2004, 08:31:21 PM »
male private part cheney got 5 deferments for vietnam, bush went to the texas air national guard and didnt show...NOW THEY ARE THE WAR HAWKS?????

I know Bush was for the Vietnam War.  What does that say about young master Bush?

Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #42 on: August 16, 2004, 08:38:32 PM »
what?

jgruber

Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #43 on: August 16, 2004, 08:39:15 PM »

Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #44 on: August 16, 2004, 08:42:11 PM »
What did you mean by your last comment?  To be honest, because of George H.W. Bush I always get extremely confused when people start mentioning only "Bush".

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Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #45 on: August 16, 2004, 08:42:25 PM »
I just don't understand the argument that if you support the war you should fight in it. Wouldn't it be counterproductive if you'd make a BAD soldier / officer?

jgruber

Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #46 on: August 16, 2004, 08:43:55 PM »
What did you mean by your last comment?  To be honest, because of George H.W. Bush I always get extremely confused when people start mentioning only "Bush".

Dubya expressed support for vietnam, but did not try to serve in vietnam.
what does that say about him?

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Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #47 on: August 16, 2004, 08:44:27 PM »
that was my point, but my post got missed.

I just don't understand the argument that if you support the war you should fight in it. Wouldn't it be counterproductive if you'd make a BAD soldier / officer?

jgruber

Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #48 on: August 16, 2004, 08:45:11 PM »
I just don't understand the argument that if you support the war you should fight in it. Wouldn't it be counterproductive if you'd make a BAD soldier / officer?

How do you know unless you try?

But the point is that if you are asking others to fight, kill and die, shouldn't you be willing to do the same?  No offense, just asking.

Re: Stand up for the war
« Reply #49 on: August 16, 2004, 08:46:11 PM »
That he chose other ways of serving his country?  I would tend to believe that he made the proper choice, for him.  However, I don't see how that lessens his belief in a cause.

What did you mean by your last comment?  To be honest, because of George H.W. Bush I always get extremely confused when people start mentioning only "Bush".

Dubya expressed support for vietnam, but did not try to serve in vietnam.
what does that say about him?