Explains a lot!!

Subject: 
Explains a lot!!
Posted By: 
TNT MadDog
Date: 
Friday, November 18, 2005 03:19 pm

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Subject: Explains a lot

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>> Democrats:
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>> * Richard Gephardt: Air National Guard, 1965-71.
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>> * David Bonior: Staff Sgt., Air Force 1968-72.
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>> * Tom Daschle: 1st Lt., Air Force SAC 1969-72.
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>> * Al Gore: enlisted Aug. 1969; sent to Vietnam Jan.

1971 as an army

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>> journalist in 20th Engineer Brigade.
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>> * Bob Kerrey: Lt. j.g. Navy 1966-69; Medal of

Honor, Vietnam.

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>> * Daniel Inouye: Army 1943-47; Medal of Honor,

WWII.

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>> * John Kerry: Lt., Navy 1966-70; Silver Star,

Bronze Star with Combat V, Purple Hearts.

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>> * Charles Rangel: Staff Sgt., Army 1948-52; Bronze

Star, Korea.

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>> * Max Cleland: Captain, Army 1965-68; Silver Star &

Bronze Star, Vietnam. Paraplegic from war injuries.
Served in Congress.

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>> * Ted Kennedy: Army, 1951-53.
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>> * Tom Harkin: Lt., Navy, 1962-67; Naval Reserve,

1968-74.

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>> * Jack Reed: Army Ranger, 1971-1979; Captain, Army

Reserve 1979-91.

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>> * Fritz Hollings: Army officer in WWII; Bronze Star

and seven campaign ribbons.

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>> * Leonard Boswell: Lt. Col., Army 1956-76; Vietnam,

DFCs, Bronze Stars,and Soldier\'s Medal.

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>> * Pete Peterson: Air Force Captain, POW. Purple

Heart, Silver Star and Legion of Merit.

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>> * Mike Thompson: Staff sergeant, 173rd Airborne,

Purple Heart.

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>> * Bill McBride: Candidate for Fla. Governor. Marine

in Vietnam; Bronze Star with Combat V.

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>> * Gray Davis: Army Captain in Vietnam, Bronze Star.
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>> * Pete Stark: Air Force 1955-57
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>> * Chuck Robb: Vietnam
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>> * Howell Heflin: Silver Star
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>> * George McGovern: Silver Star & DFC during WWII.
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>> * Bill Clinton: Did not serve. Student deferments.

Entered draft but received #311.

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>> * Jimmy Carter: Seven years in the Navy.
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>> * Walter Mondale: Army 1951-1953
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>> * John Glenn: WWII and Korea; six DFCs and AirMedal

with 18 Clusters.

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>> * Tom Lantos: Served in Hungarian underground in

WWII. Saved by Raoul Wallenberg.

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>>
>>
>> Republicans:
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>> * Dick Cheney: did not serve. Several deferments,

the last by marriage.

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>> * Dennis Hastert: did not serve.
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>> * Tom Delay: did not serve.
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>> * Roy Blunt: did not serve.
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>> * Bill Frist: did not serve.
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>> * Mitch McConnell: did not serve.
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>> * Rick Santorum: did not serve.
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>> * Trent Lott: did not serve.
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>> * John Ashcroft: did not serve. Seven deferments to

teach business.

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>> * Jeb Bush: did not serve.
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>> * Karl Rove: did not serve.
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>> * Saxby Chambliss: did not serve. The man who

attacked Max Cleland\'s patriotism.

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>> * Paul Wolfowitz: did not serve.
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>> * Vin Weber: did not serve.
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>> * Richard Perle: did not serve.
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>> * Douglas Feith: did not serve.
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>> * Eliot Abrams: did not serve.
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>> * Richard Shelby: did not serve.
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>> * Jon! Kyl: did not serve.
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>> * Tim Hutchison: did not serve.
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>> * Christopher Cox: did not serve.
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>> * Newt Gingrich: did not serve.
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>> * Don Rumsfeld: served in Navy (1954-57) as flight

instructor.

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>> * George W. Bush: failed to complete his six-year

National Guard enlistment; assigned to Alabama so he
could campaign for family friend running for U.S.
Senate; failed to show up for required medical exam,
disappeared from duty, was not disciplined.

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>> * Ronald Reagan: due to poor eyesight, served in a

non- combat role making movies.

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>> * Bob Dornan: Consciously enlisted after fighting

was over in Korea.

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>> * Phil Gramm: did not serve.
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>> * John McCain: Vietnam POW, Silver Star, Bronze

Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart and Distinguished
Flying Cross.

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>> * Dana Rohrabacher: did not serve.
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>> * John M. McHugh: did not serve.
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>> * JC Watts: did not serve.
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>> * Jack Kemp: did not serve. \"Knee problem, \"

although continued in NFL for 8 years as quarterback.

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>> * Dan Quayle: Journalism unit of the Indiana

National Guard.

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>> * Rudy Giuliani: did not serve.
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>> * George Pataki: did not serve.
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>> * Spencer Abraham: did not serve.
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>> * John Engler: did not serve.
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>> * Lindsey Graham: National Guard lawyer.
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>> * Arnold Schwarzenegger: AWOL from Austrian army

base.

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>>
>>
>> Pundits & Preachers
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>> * Sean Hannity: did not serve.
>>
>> * Rush Limbaugh: did not serve (4-F with a

pilonidal cyst, a cyst on the tailbone, not serious.
See [ OLD LINK REMOVED ] for
information.)

>>
>> * Bill O\'Reilly: did not serve.
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>> * Michael Savage: did not serve.
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>> * George Will: did not serve.
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>> * Chris Matthews: did not serve.
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>> * Paul Gigot: did not serve.
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>> * Bill Bennett: did not serve.
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>> * Pat Buchanan: did not serve.
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>> * John Wayne: did not serve.
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>> * Bill Kristol: did not serve.
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>> * Kenneth Starr: did not serve.
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>> * Antonin Scalia: did not serve.
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>> * Clarence Thomas: did not serve.
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>> * Ralph Reed: did not serve.
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>> * Michael Medved: did not serve.
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>> * Charlie Daniels: did not serve.
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>> * Ted Nugent: did not serve.