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    anyone watching fox news?

    something about a professor at ISU slamming the vets and soldiers



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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    Probably Herman Quirmbach. Just my guess.



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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    There's a thread in the Politics/Religion forum.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...professor.html


    Here's his Letter to the Daily:

    Letter to the editor: Republican patriotism excludes those in need




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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    Must be a slow day for Fox News.



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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    As discussed in the other thread, he wasn't slamming soldiers or vets, he was slamming people who support soldiers when they are in the field but not once they come home. And he attempted to make his point in a very very poor manner.



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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    Quote Originally Posted by bawbie View Post
    As discussed in the other thread, he wasn't slamming soldiers or vets, he was slamming people who support soldiers when they are in the field but not once they come home. And he attempted to make his point in a very very poor manner.
    Um, yes he was.
    "We get to show the troops we still appreciate what they're doing for us," said another College Republican. What are they doing for us? Nothing. But against us they're doing a lot: creating anti-American terrorists in the countries they occupy. Said the same College Republican, "It can't be fun to be away from your family for the holidays. As if American soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan had been conscripted? They chose to leave home.
    Letter to the editor: Republican patriotism excludes those in need - Iowa State Daily: Opinion



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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    from what I read, the guy has a right to his opinion. I don't necessarily agree with it, but I see his point. Seems like every time I go into a store now, especially Walgreens, they have a stack of something that I should be buying and donating to the military personnel. I'm OK with that in theory, but you shouldn't have a huge rack of Duracell batteries (at full price) for me to buy and donate. How about selling them at cost and duracell taking a break on them as well. Then I'm fine with it. In the mean time, it seems like a patriotic way for a company to guilt me into profiting off the soldiers as opposed to really helping them out.



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    Re: anyone watching fox news?

    a thread on this topic exists in the cave. If you want to discuss it, go there.

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