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Sun May 13, 2018, 09:55 PM

Fun Fact:



Queen Elizabeth spent more time in the armed forces than the entire Trump family and their in-laws combined.

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Sun May 13, 2018, 10:08 PM

1. Correct me if I'm wrong, but we didn't have the draft when Obama would have been eligible

So there's that as well....

We did when IQ45 was eligible....

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Response to Heartstrings (Reply #1)

Sun May 13, 2018, 10:55 PM

4. You are correct.

The all volunteer army started in the U.S. in 1973. MY husband is a veteran and he remembers. I remember because I was relieved that my little brother would not be drafted. He was still in high school in 1973.

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Response to Heartstrings (Reply #1)

Mon May 14, 2018, 12:35 AM

7. Obama was born in 1961

and the volunteer army started in 1973. Obama would have been 12 years old. Hardly a draft dodger according to those facts.

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Response to Heartstrings (Reply #1)

Mon May 14, 2018, 12:39 AM

9. President Obama's grandfather served in WWII, Patton's Army and

received GI Bill benefits as a Veteran when he returned home. Obama's uncle helped liberate part of Buchenwald concentration camp. That's a very good history of military service.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/updated-obama-talks-of-familys-military-service/

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Sun May 13, 2018, 10:27 PM

2. Plus, she doesn't whine and complain on twitter, about every little thing, like "big baby trump".

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Sun May 13, 2018, 10:44 PM

3. and she's really a billionaire lol (well, maybe...) nt

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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Sun May 13, 2018, 11:05 PM

5. Though a fun fact, pretty much everyone in UK did some service in WW2.

If you had the equivalent of many 9/11's every day... you would be doing something to support the war effort.

Elizabeth was not required to serve, but she chose to, and it was in the latter part of the war when she was old enough (18).


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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Mon May 14, 2018, 12:15 AM

6. LOVE IT!! & "Our Winston Churchill," First Lord of the Admiralty, Prime Minister of the UK

THANK YOU, EFFIE BLACK!

Laughing so hard, I'm gonna get sick..!!

Please England, take me back!!!




https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winston_Churchill








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Response to EffieBlack (Original post)

Mon May 14, 2018, 12:38 AM

8. Righteous Call Out.. get the

Facts out there! I like the way Ana Navarro framed that.

Mahalo, Eiffie

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