"I Don't Support The Troops"

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    points for honesty? I think he speaks the truth, that others won't. Many are anti-American. Insufferable indeed:

    http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion...,4137172.column?coll=la-news-comment-opinions
     
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    "I know this is all easy to say for a guy who grew up with money, did well in school and hasn't so much as served on jury duty for his country. But it's really not that easy to say because anyone remotely affiliated with the military could easily beat me up, and I'm listed in the phone book."

    Kind of says it all. Criticizes something he knows absolutely nothing about, takes the service of others for granted, and has pretty much done nothing all his life. I am supposed to take his opinion seriously!


    The guy knows damn well that the chance of anyone even remotely affiliated with the military would beat him up is very remote though I bet he would not hesitate to sue the heck out of anyone who did.
     
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    Supporting the Iraq War and supporting "the troops" are two entierly unrelated actions.

    I didn't support going into Iraq, but I sure as HELL supported the troops. I come from a family with deep military history. So does my wife.

    There are a LOT of people like me who supported our efforts in Afganistan, but didn't in Iraq. You know what? A lot of "the troops" served in both wars.

    I'm sorry, but the whole campaign to demonize those against the Iraq War is an absolutely disgusting political tool to pit one segment of our population against the other. This "divide and conquor" campaign strategy is so disgusting, I want to throw up.

    Talk about "unAmerican".

    "May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion."
     
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    Being a pacifist (there are many and they don't support any war), doesn't make one "anti-american". "America" isn't one and the same thing as "War".

    Sorry to break it to you. Some people envision a home without war (and nieve as they may be). That doesn't make them anti-american.

    Just stop.
     
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    No more disgusting than the ongoing campaign to demonize the current administration and the US. Makes me want to throw up.

    I have no fancy quote, but I firmly believe that we should never view disloyal subversion as mere honest dissent.
     
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    Supporting the Iraq War and supporting "the troops" are two entierly unrelated actions.

    I support going into Iraq, and I sure as HELL support the troops. I come from a family with deep military history.

    There are a LOT of people like me who support our efforts in Afganistan, and in Iraq. You know what? A lot of "the troops" served in both wars.

    I'm sorry, but the whole campaign to demonize those in support of the Iraq War is an absolutely disgusting political tool to pit one segment of our population against the other. This "divide and conquor" campaign strategy is so disgusting, I want to throw up.

    Talk about "unAmerican".

    May we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
     
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    It does make you anti-american. Untill we live in a world without tyrants and terrorists, we will have war. Pacifist ideas are not going to change tyrants around the world, so if we don't take the war to them, they will eventually take it to us. If you can't see that, then you are only blinding yourself and living in a dream world.
     
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    This guy is a loon, plain and simple. :cuckoo:
     
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    Here's a couple more anti-war libs being honest:


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