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  •  Hazarding a guess here about Ashmore: (2+ / 0-)
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    Eyesbright, Heavy Mettle

    As a disabled Veteran of Afghanistan [although, Marines usually serve 9 month tours over there, so that "4 years" might actually be 4 tours of duty] it could well be that Ashmore has TBI [traumatic brain injury]. However, most of the Marines I know would be livid over Ashmore's use of the Marine flag while making a political statement.

    I would hate to be Ashmore in a bar on a Friday night when other Marines - active duty or veterans - figure out who he is. Those guys get rough.

    Those who fought the war in Afghanistan won it. Get them out of Afghanistan NOW . . . It's long past time. The time has come to repair this country and care for its' veterans.

    by llbear on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 12:17:29 PM PDT

    •  This I agree with (3+ / 0-)
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      Heavy Mettle, llbear, Sylv

      There's been a lot of talk in this thread about "he can't be a vet, Confederate flag..." yadda yadda.  Hokum, there are plenty of vets that will Confederate-identify, they did so long before they enlisted.

      However, I do agree that it is very unusual (and more than a bit worrisome) that he would feel free to use the USMC flag at a demo.

      Clap On, Clap Off, The Clapper!

      by ActivistGuy on Tue Oct 15, 2013 at 12:46:49 PM PDT

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