A truly sad sign of the times

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  1. Grampa Murked U
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    NY Giants get a ticker tape parade in New York but our returning Iraq vets get nothing more than a place in the unemployment lines.

    Sad and disgusting
     
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    We must honor those we worship.

    Note: "we" does not include me in this.
     
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    Are you talking about the "parade" that the Pentagon specifically requested not happen?
     
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    This is what we get when we worship football.
     
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    Yep, the Pentagon doesn't control NY any more than you or I.
     
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    Way to go USA!
     
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    Of course they don't - but would you really expect Bloomberg (or any other mayor in the country) to ignore the suggestions of the Pentagon brass regarding Military parades?
     
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    The vets should get a parade.

    All in here.
     
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    They had a parade for Iraqi war vets in St. Louis.

    I agree with Grampa....and I'm an NFL fan(GO Steelers).
     
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    football players (pro athletes) make a lot more money... are better loved and appreciated

    its more discussing then you think
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