Thursday, November 02, 2006
Lie #1: We're here to talk about, "you know, education. If you make the most of it, you study hard, and you do your homework, and you make an effort to be smart, uh, you — you can do well. If you don't you get stuck in Iraq."
hoever's "stuck in Iraq," what's your response?
photo: Drudge Report
God bless you and your families. Thank you all for everything you do defending us and our Freedoms. Plus, that's the smartest comeback anyone could ever think of to Long John Botoxface's "joke."
Lie #2: "If anyone thinks a veteran would criticize the more than 140,000 heroes serving in Iraq... they're crazy."
Call us crazy, but regarding the heroes who served in Viet Nam he said under oath
The country doesn't know it yet, but it has created a monster, a monster in the form of millions of men who have been taught to deal and to trade in violence, and who are given the chance to die for the biggest nothing in history....
We rationalized destroying villages in order to save them. We saw America lose her sense of morality as she accepted very coolly a My Lai and refused to give up the image of American soldiers who hand out chocolate bars and chewing gum.
We learned the meaning of free fire zones, shooting anything that moves, and we watched while America placed a cheapness on the lives of Orientals....
[W]e are trying as human beings to communicate to people in this country, the question of racism, which is rampant in the military, and so many other questions also, the use of weapons, the hypocrisy in our taking umbrage in the Geneva Conventions and using that as justification for a continuation of this war, when we are more guilty than any other body of violations of those Geneva Conventions, in the use of free fire zones, harassment interdiction fire, search and destroy missions....
The Marines say they never leave even their dead. These men have left all the casualties and retreated behind a pious shield of public rectitude. They have left the real stuff of their reputation bleaching behind them in the sun in this country.
Insulting our Marines, to boot. Bad move. Which brings us to
Lie #3: Not just an uneducated one, but "I am convinced a volunteer army would be an army of the poor and the black and the brown."
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