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Sun Nov 24, 2013, 12:28 PM

13. Well, what I'd say then is - "okay, fine, then! YOU GUYS GO FIRST!!!!"

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And we'll be safely behind you - here at home where it's safe. You guys go out and play Rambo all you want. Put YOUR asses on the line first. "...and then we'll see." That's what they kept telling us during the Iraq War - every time they insisted on "giving it another six months." "We're gonna give it another six months, and then we'll see." And we were "another six months'd" for six YEARS.

I think dickie and georgie and their girlfriend contradicta, and wolfie and scootie and dougie - and all their little war-hawk friends who never served, never paid the price, never volunteered to go into harm's way, never got their hands dirty, never put their asses on the line for their country, never saw combat - hell, they never even got close! - and in only rare instances even wore their country's uniform for awhile - should suit up and go. Rummy actually did serve, under the most ideal and no-muss/no-fuss conditions - after Korea, safely BETWEEN wars, and of course georgie-poo lounged through the Vietnam experience in the "champagne squadron, keeping the skies of Texas safe from the Commies, when he wasn't busy skipping out, drinking and snorting and partying all night, and getting his teeth fixed during regular business hours. THEY should all be first in line. First to suit up and put their money where their mouths are, and GO OVER THERE AND GET IT ON. If they want their damn wars so much, THEY should be first to suit up and go fight. THEN I might be interested in hearing what they have to say about how urgent it is to put your life on the line for your country in some shit-ass sniper- and IED-infested desert somewhere.

Hey, PNACers, YOU FIRST. That means YOU, bill kristol. That means YOU, frank gaffney. That means YOU, jebbie-boy. That means YOU, kagan. And all your little saber-rattling friends who wanted to sit home in nice cushy air-conditioned TV studios and opine about the urgency of going to war - while everybody else's kids and well-meaning national guard and reserves members were sent off to do the dirty work. That means YOU george will. That means YOU charles krauthammer (don't care that you're in a wheelchair. Since you want war so damn bad, then YOU wheel YOUR ass out there, too. Perhaps YOU would be most uniquely qualified to understand the plight of the wounded and disabled soldiers).

Sorry to be so harsh and cold about this. But it seems to me that if we had more of this - those most ardently rattling sabers to get us into war, I think, SHOULD be first to suit up and get their asses out there on the front lines and lead the way. If we had THAT principle in operation, then maybe we wouldn't find ourselves mired in as many wars in the first place! Get some skin in the game, chickenhawks! Especially when you had the chance when you were younger and you managed to weasel out of it like Mr "Five Deferments" cheney famously did. Well, regardless, that bill's still there to be paid, and since student loans still stand whether there's bankruptcy or not, YOUR unpaid bill still stands, too.

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