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Golden Raisin

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54. My father was a virulent anti-Fascist (Mom too).
Sat Nov 11, 2023, 10:01 PM
Nov 2023

They’d both be turning in their graves today, as would my High School Civics/American Government Class teacher. My dad had an interesting service in WWII as a member of Glenn Miller’s Army Air Force Orchestra.

KandR Diamond_Dog Nov 2023 #1
My father too. Sneederbunk Nov 2023 #2
My dad was a Pearl Harbor veteran. Cartoonist Nov 2023 #3
What would his opinion of Trumpy have been? A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #8
He supported Nixon Cartoonist Nov 2023 #36
Yes, hard to imagine. At the same time, they are the generation KPN Nov 2023 #4
I agree.... A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #9
Reagan also eliminated free state colleges in CA. OMGWTF Nov 2023 #20
I will not argue that point. A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #22
+1 Reaganomics and road to decline, the Gipper appalachiablue Nov 2023 #47
Reagan also turned people out of state mental hospitals, resulting in them living on the streets Attilatheblond Nov 2023 #53
My WW2 dad would spot Trump as a "BSer" and say so blm Nov 2023 #5
This. A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #23
Death of 'the fairness doctrine' pfitz59 Nov 2023 #6
Yup. A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #24
My dad was in the Navy and got out during the run-up to Vietman. Probatim Nov 2023 #7
Well...shit! A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #11
Don't blame me lol - you can look at MrScorpio's post from this morning. Probatim Nov 2023 #14
One of my favorite sources. . . . Tansy_Gold Nov 2023 #33
What happened to some of your family members breaks my heart. Boomerproud Nov 2023 #19
Me too. The worst part in all of this is they were fairly normal people. Probatim Nov 2023 #27
Peace to him and gratitude. mahina Nov 2023 #10
Thanks. (Edited to add video link) A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #12
We have about 200 million more people in the USA then back around 1939. LiberalFighter Nov 2023 #13
My father too, he was never a republican and never voted for one. onecaliberal Nov 2023 #15
There were dozens of Nazi sympathizers in congress in the 40's Fiendish Thingy Nov 2023 #16
Mine too... 2naSalit Nov 2023 #17
Are you sure we aren't related?!? A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #26
Well... 2naSalit Nov 2023 #30
A US POTUS who is a known serial rapist, tax cheat, steals classified docs for our enemies, Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #18
My entire point. A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #25
Yep I often think about the same thing. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #39
Sad how many insurrectionists are veterans or LEO n/t hibbing Nov 2023 #21
With Tuberville denying military promotions after Pearl Harbor. keithbvadu2 Nov 2023 #28
Mine, too Tansy_Gold Nov 2023 #29
My dad was also born in 1925 and enlisted at 17. BoomaofBandM Nov 2023 #31
Thanks for the thought-provoking piece, Heretic. elleng Nov 2023 #32
A distant friend opined on this very thing when the orange anus was a couple years into his reign of errors. progressoid Nov 2023 #34
"Needless to say today's Republicans would tar and feather someone like Eisenhower." A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #42
To all the folks whose parents fought in WW2 Diamond_Dog Nov 2023 #35
I'm old enough that it was my (much older than me) late DH who served in WWII. marybourg Nov 2023 #37
My husband is a 98 year old veteran of WWII EmmaLee E Nov 2023 #38
Yes. Our parents risked their lives to save democracy. Irish_Dem Nov 2023 #40
Thank you for sharing that A HERETIC I AM Nov 2023 #41
Yes, I think you're right. It is fortunate for him. progressoid Nov 2023 #46
My father was born in '21, joined the Army before the war, was a heavy machine gunner starting in North Africa elocs Nov 2023 #43
My grandparents were all World War II. hunter Nov 2023 #44
My Grandmother's second husband was in the Army Air Corps in North Africa Kennah Nov 2023 #45
K/R Great post! appalachiablue Nov 2023 #48
My lifelong republican mother voted for Obama twice Bundbuster Nov 2023 #49
My Dad Too JackCoop Nov 2023 #50
The magats are following the fascist playbook. usonian Nov 2023 #51
It's the very thing our fathers fought against liberal N proud Nov 2023 #52
My father was a virulent anti-Fascist (Mom too). Golden Raisin Nov 2023 #54
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