Why do retired Bronze star winners run as Democrats?

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    Republican Congressman John Linder of Georgia is calling it quits. 8 Republicans are in the primary running and one Democrat.
    The Democrat is a 3 time bronze star recipient in Iraq and Afghainstan, 20 years career West Point grad with major combat experience and retired as Bird Colonel.
    Same with Senator Jim Webb in Virginia with his Nam combat experience.
    Get the picture of what the Pentagon and officers in the field think of Republicans?
     
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    It tells you that some retired soldiers are Democrats and some are Republicans, it's that simple.
     
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    You forgot John "our troops terrorize civilians" Kerry and John "Our Marines murdered in cold blood!!" Murtha
     
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    ....And, some actually SERVED....while others REMAIN Chickenhawks.

    It's that simple.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    I'd like to study this further if anyone has any links they'd like to share. I would assume that - in general - the longer you've been in the military, the more likely it is for you to be a Democrat.
     
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    Ah, yes.....actual COMBAT-VETS....whatta-THEY-know-about-it?

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPXAxNr8Cno]YouTube - Winter Soldier Investigation Film[/ame]

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    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFlX3K5Va5o]YouTube - WINTER SOLDIER 1/10[/ame]

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    I agree with that.
    I am talking about career officers and in a district 70% Republican.
    Name a retired decorated career combat West Point grad Colonel running as a Republican.
    I M telling you folks. Ask Jim Webb and this guy and the Pentagon of the Iraq mess with Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, et al.
    Those folks were not Democrats.
     
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    :cuckoo:
     
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    How does General Dwight D. Eisenhower a/k/a President Eisenhower grab you? He was a Republican. West Point grad, decorated and had combat experience.

    How about General Norman Schwarzkopf? West Point grad, decorated and had combat experience.
     
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    pretty weak, but whatever floats your boat.
     

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