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  •  I'm trying to remember, didn't our last (5+ / 0-)
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    Matt Z, condorcet, geomoo, soms, Eddie L
    president also serve in Vietnam? Wasn't he a decorated fighter pilot?

    Might and Right are always fighting, in our youth it seems exciting. Right is always nearly winning, Might can hardly keep from grinning.

    by hestal on Wed May 19, 2010 at 03:48:00 PM PDT

    •  Well... (0+ / 0-)

      he did pose in a flight-suit on an aircraft carrier. ;)

    •  To his credit (2+ / 0-)
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      hestal, Fireshadow

      Though not the recipient of meaningful decorations he did join the Guard. He trained as a jet pilot and thus risked his life for his country. I honor that.

      To his discredit, he cheated to get in and then went AWOL. That pretty much cancels out the bit he did right.  

      "If you are going to tell people the truth, be funny or they will kill you." Billy Wilder 1906 - 2002

      by LeftOfYou on Wed May 19, 2010 at 05:21:21 PM PDT

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