Don't you think right wing gung-ho politicians should volunteer for the surge?

All these chickhawks calling for more sacrifice by others make's me sick. Why don't you all make the big sacrifice and join the Army or Marine Corp and voulunteer for Iraq and Anbar Province or Baghdad duty? And don't tell me about your education, baby, family or career because the dead of war do not have to worry about those small problems!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    No, they would bring down the level of the finest military in the world, since they lack military training of any sort, for the most part, and none of them have ever served in a combat zone.

    So all you conservative hawks, look at this list, and then tell me I don't know what I'm talking about. Facts are apparently very confusing to you.

    Then visit the link below, and see who really supports the troops.

    Republican coward list part one:

    * Dick Cheney: did not serve. Several deferments, the last by

    marriage...only shoots stunted

    small birds with a shotgun so he wont miss.....not even that.

    * Dennis Hastert: did not serve.

    * Tom Delay: did not serve.

    * Roy Blunt: did not serve.

    * Bill Frist: did not serve.

    * Mitch McConnell: did not serve.

    * Rick Santorum: did not serve.

    * Trent Lott: did not serve.

    * John Ashcroft: did not serve. Seven deferments to teach business.

    * Jeb Bush: did not serve.

    * Karl Rove: did not serve.

    * Saxby Chambliss: did not serve. "Bad knee." The man who attacked Max

    Cleland's patriotism.

    * Paul Wolfowitz: did not serve.

    * Vin Weber: did not serve.

    * Richard Perle: did not serve.

    * Douglas Feith: did not serve.

    * Eliot Abrams: did not serve.

    * Richard Shelby: did not serve.

    * Jon Kyl: did not serve.

    * Tim Hutchison: did not serve.

    * Christopher Cox: did not serve.

    * Newt Gingrich: did not serve.

    * Don Rumsfeld: served in Navy (1954-57) as flight instructor.

    Republican coward list part two, this includes several brave Fox

    blabber mouths:

    * B-1 Bob Dornan: Consciously enlisted after fighting was over in really I wanted to fight....

    * Phil Gramm: did not serve.

    * Dana Rohrabacher: did not serve.

    * John M. McHugh: did not serve.

    * JC Watts: did not serve.

    * Jack Kemp: did not serve. "Knee problem," although continued in NFL

    for 8 years.

    * Dan Quayle: Journalism unit of the Indiana National Guard.

    * Rudy Giuliani: did not serve.

    * George Pataki: did not serve.

    * Spencer Abraham: did not serve.

    * John Engler: did not serve.

    * Lindsey Graham: National Guard lawyer.

    * Arnold Schwarzenegger: AWOL from Austrian army base.

    * Ronald Reagan: he went to war in the movies

    Pundits &Preachers

    * Sean Hannity: did not serve.

    * Rush Limbaugh: did not serve (4-F with a 'pilonidal cyst.')("He has a


    that prevents his *** from closing properly, thus passing wind


    * Bill O'Reilly: did not serve.

    * Michael Savage: did not serve.

    * George Will: did not serve.

    * Chris Matthews: did not serve.

    * Paul Gigot: did not serve.

    * Bill Bennett: did not serve.

    * Pat Buchanan: did not serve.

    * Bill Kristol: did not serve.

    * Kenneth Starr: did not serve.

    * Antonin Scalia: did not serve.

    * Clarence Thomas: did not serve.

    * Ralph Reed: did not serve.

    * Michael Medved: did not serve.

    * Charlie Daniels: did not serve.

    * Ted Nugent: did not serve. Lousy musician, no much better shooting

    innocent critters.

    * John Wayne: wind bag macho man: did not serve. Admired by inadequate

    idiots who confuse bravado with bravery.

    * George W. Bush: failed to complete his six-year National Guard; got

    assigned to Alabama so he could campaign for family friend running for

    U.S. Senate; failed to show up for required medical exam, AWOL no

    penalty imposed. He was able to play dress up under the safety of

    lights and cameras while someone else flew the plane.

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  • Don P
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    Not a bad idea, but first... The best way to support our troops is not to run out on them when your country needs you.

    Why don't we send G.W. Bush and Dick Cheney to Iraq, and let them drive a poorly armoured humvee around the streets of Baghdad for awhile?

    Isn't it about time that they fought for their country too? After all, unlike our brave service members and veterans, they never have...

    Oh wait, Dick Cheney said he has better things to do, so let someone else go fight and die for their country. Maybe Cheney's daughters & the Bush twins? Naw, they're all better than the rest of us.

    As they say, RHIP (Rank Has It's Priviledges).

    Maybe some of you war-mongering neocons, sitting in your living rooms or college dorms, happy to send others to fight and die for you, while you sit home and exercise your right to speak freely and spew hatred - rights for which so many OTHERS have given their blood. Will YOU go fight? Didn't think so...

    Source(s): U. S. Veteran 1969 - 1972
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I agree with you 100% brother!

    It's now well established that George W. Bush never showed up for National Guard duty for a period of approximately one year, possibly more, in 1972-1973. Despite all the talk about "honor and dignity," President Bush has apparently flushed his down the toilet. President Bush went AWOL!! Cheney himself also received 5 deferments! Both of these men are “Chicken Hawks.”

    Yet they boast to the media and brag to the people while they send our troops into harms way. Then when are troops come home wounded, scared, and maimed they cut their benifits and health care and toss them to the side like a piece of but wipe.

    Yes we have some real winners trying to run this country but all they are doing is driving the good name of America straight into the dirt.

    It's time to Stand up America! It’s time to support the good men and women of the United States Military!

    The time is long overdue for a radical protest against the filth and corruption that has infested the United States Government.

    This is about the lies of 911, the illegal war in Iraq and bringing our troops home to their loved ones. If you are a true American Patriot you will join in and become a part of this wonderful event that is about to take place.

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  • 1 decade ago

    My best friend is already in Iraq.

    2. When the dems started Vietnam you didn't see all the congressmen on the Dem side lining up to go overseas and fight, and i do not hold that against them.

    It is not a politician's job to fight in a war on what he votes on, it is against the law to do so if you are a elected official anyways.

    I hate logic like yours it makes no sence to me.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Tell them what I tell them: "Sign up or shut up".

    The total number of military recruiters present at the Conservative Political Action Committee meeting this past weekend? Zero. At the biggest _conservative_ and pro-war meeting of the year.


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  • 1 decade ago

    I agree with you 100%. You can gamble with other people's lives (there family and friends) but they can not risk there own necks to save our country. What happen to leaders fighting with there men/women? It kind of makes me sick to think of so many young lives being taken.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Look, war's going to happen. It doesn't matter where, it doesn't matter when, and it doesn't matter why. War is a necessary evil that WILL always happen if we ever want human civilization to grow and evolve.

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  • Josh
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    How many liberals vs. conservatives would dodge a draft right now?

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  • 1 decade ago

    When are the Bush Twins going to step up to the Table..........

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    putting them on the front lines is a better idea

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