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  •  It's difficult to fathom (1+ / 0-)
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    The Obama administration, under the leadership of Gen. Eric Shinseki, has done more - a thousand times more - for veterans like myself than any administration, Dem or GOP, in my memory.  There has never been a more veteran-friendly president.  Time and time again both the Obamas and the Bidens have shown how they honor the sacrifices of veterans, with action, not words.

    Old memes die hard.

    •  I think it has to do with how many vets (0+ / 0-)

      are from the South and Midwest.  Also, many are evangelicals or just conservatives from the get go...

      Or maybe the theme of 'Dems are weak on defense, so they must be weak on veterans' issues" sticks, however erroneous...

      Buck up--Never say die. We'll get along! Charlie Chaplin, Modern Times (1936).

      by dizzydean on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 06:27:12 PM PDT

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    •  Goes to show just how hard it is to clean up (0+ / 0-)

      Chickenhawk chickenshit after they drop it all over the place.

      "Double, double, toile and trouble; Fire burne, and Cauldron bubble... By the pricking of my Thumbes, Something wicked this way comes": Republicans Willkommen auf das Vierte Reich! Sie Angelegenheit nicht mehr.

      by Bluefin on Tue Oct 02, 2012 at 11:36:29 PM PDT

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