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Hundreds of thousands of troops went into danger

by Dan McC / December 15, 2004 3:41 AM PST

And all we got were these lousy medals!

Franks, Tenet, Bremer receive the Medal of Freedom. Once you start giving the Medal to people who screwed up as badly as these guys did, the only lower step is to give them away in Cracker Jacks boxes (my apologies to the good people at Frito Lay).

Dan

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(NT) (NT) or kerrys winning of the purple heart
by Mark5019 / December 15, 2004 4:36 AM PST
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I was thinking much the same thing as I watched it on TV!
by xerpor / December 15, 2004 4:37 AM PST
Sad
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Regrettably, it's looking like.........
by Mac McMullen / December 15, 2004 4:51 AM PST

.....a bowling league...Everybody gets a trophy, except for
the folks who had to clean up the place.

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What a way to boost morale
by keyhoti2 / December 15, 2004 6:28 AM PST

Hi Dan,

As you prob know I am dead against the Iraq war and biligerent US foreign policy generally, but I can imagine how, if I had been born in the USA and was still young enough to be in the military, then I probably would think and feel differently.

In that case I too would be feeling annoyed about these awards (for what??) and my morale would be taking a plunge, especially if still serving in Iraq.

Regards, Gerry

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