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What is it with Democrats attacking Republicansí service to the nation?
unitedliberty ^

Posted on 03/22/2014 11:18:24 AM PDT by chessplayer

There’s a disgusting pattern emerging of Democrats attacking Republican candidates’ records of service to the nation. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) recently complained that Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR), his general election opponent, has a “sense of entitlement” because of his military service.

“There’s a lot of people in the Senate that didn’t serve in the military,” Pryor, who never served and is the son of a politician, told NBC News. “I think it’s part of this sense of entitlement that he gives off is that almost as like ‘I served my country, therefore elect me to the Senate.’ That’s not how it works in Arkansas.”

But this sort of attack doesn’t end with Pryor, who is one of the most vulnerable Democrats up for reelection this year. A group supporting Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) in his quest for reelection recently released an ad in which they attack Dan Sullivan for being born in Ohio and owning a home outside of Alaska.

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1 posted on 03/22/2014 11:18:24 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Because the LEFT doesn’t value military service to the nation. And, by means of their routine tactic of conflation, they attach that denigration of military service to their belief that anyone with a conservative bent is troubled, likely mentally ill, and clearly against the Amerika they envision.


2 posted on 03/22/2014 11:22:52 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: chessplayer

What! Democrat didn’t serve his country! Shame on him and shame on our president. That’s why our beloved country is going to hell in a hand basket.


3 posted on 03/22/2014 11:23:44 AM PDT by TEARUNNER14 (Funny how one gets older and can lose their pointer on the computer.!)
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To: chessplayer

It’s that whole “duty, honor, Country” thing that they can’t seem to handle.


4 posted on 03/22/2014 11:26:14 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: chessplayer

They’ve got to, they’re desperate, and the time is right. Reverence for military service has largely been burned out of the young.

Don’t forget all those “public service” ads the Obama administration has been running on radio (and, I presume, on TV) that basically say “I served my country, and now I’m back home and I’m a basket case. I can’t take care of myself, and I need some government programs to survive.”

Also, I suspect this may be aimed at some specific individuals. Congressman (and someday Senator) Allen West comes to mind.


5 posted on 03/22/2014 11:27:43 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: TEARUNNER14

Well our trade to China was 122 billion last year.

Our trade FROM China was 440 billion. And the inbalance continues to grow.

America needs to build up America.

That means you Republicans. American businesses.

American.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 11:28:06 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: chessplayer
begich was never a serviceman, but looks like he prolly serviced more than a few men in his lifetime...
7 posted on 03/22/2014 11:31:06 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: chessplayer

I give Arkansas a pass but not the guy from Alaska. He should be living in Alaska except during the time the House is in session period. Sorry but it has gotten out of control all these congressman who hardly step foot in their home state. Too expensive to live in the state you represent or too long for the flight then don’t run for office. Plenty of others would love to take your spot. So sick and tired of this. I think everyone one of them should have to spend 90 percent of their time in their home state.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 11:37:58 AM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: chessplayer; All

Has there ever been a Republican President that wasn’t in the military? I can’t think of any.


9 posted on 03/22/2014 11:45:03 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: chessplayer

If anyone should not bring up “entitlement”, it should be Pryor and Merkowski....both of whom inherited their fathers’ Senate seats. Talk about underachievers calling attention to the fact that they haven’t done anything to deserve their lofty perch in the pecking order....


10 posted on 03/22/2014 11:54:07 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: chessplayer

I forget the old dim rep who was a marine. A big mouth you know what. He was always the one they pointed too as their military hero, after Algore and Kerry of course. I think the old pig is dead now. But I have forgotten his name.


11 posted on 03/22/2014 11:56:16 AM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: Beagle8U

Calvin Coolidge?
One of the 2 best 20th Century Presidents.

William Howard Taft?
President & Chief Justice of the Supreme Court


12 posted on 03/22/2014 12:10:20 PM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: Tupelo
You are correct. Taft did have a military background though. " served as Secretary of War, 1 February 1904�30 June 1908; began American construction of the Panama Canal and served as conciliator in a threatened upheaval in Cuba; posed the possibility of probationary service for recruits before formal enlistment; directed an investigation into procurement procedures; approved the design of a new Medal of Honor; proposed disposal of small posts and concentration of the Army at brigade posts; was elected President of the United States and served from 1909 to 1913;"
13 posted on 03/22/2014 12:34:37 PM PDT by Beagle8U (Unions are an Affirmative Action program for Slackers! .)
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To: napscoordinator

“I give Arkansas a pass but not the guy from Alaska. He should be living in Alaska except during the time the House is in session period....”

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So...you’re giving “Arkansas a pass” (I’m assuming you mean the DemocRAT Pryor) but exactly WHO (which candidate) are you attacking in Alaska?


14 posted on 03/22/2014 12:45:15 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: chessplayer

Pryor can’t much run on his own service or record.


15 posted on 03/22/2014 12:59:40 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: chessplayer

16 posted on 03/22/2014 1:04:47 PM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
related: Liberal critics of Koch brothers ignore their philanthropy
17 posted on 03/22/2014 1:20:51 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RetiredArmy

John Murtha? During his last years he certainly bad-mouthed the military he used to serve in.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 2:26:31 PM PDT by Berosus (I wish I had as much faith in God as liberals have in government.)
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To: chessplayer
I get pissed off at DummycRats because of their feelings of entitlement toward MY WALLET. FU Democrats.
19 posted on 03/22/2014 2:29:44 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: chessplayer
Conservative Candidates, please say something like this: I am fighting my opponent's feeling of entitlement to YOUR WALLET! Protect your Wallet, vote for me! Vote for Him/Her if you want to rob your neighbor and let your neighbor know that your are going to rob them by voting for my opponent.
20 posted on 03/22/2014 2:33:56 PM PDT by Chgogal (Obama "hung the SEALs out to dry, basically exposed them like a set of dog balls..." CMH)
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To: chessplayer

“Reelect me; I have never done a damned thing for my country, and don’t intend to start now; I’m much more interested in serving myself, and keeping a cushy job. I have nothing but contempt for these potential terrorist weasels who served our Great Nation, and who now want to undo all the Great Works accomplished by LBJ, President Carter, President Clinton, and His Holiness, President Obama,” said Pryor.


21 posted on 03/22/2014 2:58:22 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: House Atreides

Whoever it is that is not treating his constituents right by not living in the state. I don’t know who it is.


22 posted on 03/22/2014 3:49:25 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

“Whoever it is that is not treating his constituents right by not living in the state. I don’t know who it is.”
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Something must have TRIGGERED you. Where is this “UNKNOWN” person living outside of Alaska?


23 posted on 03/22/2014 3:52:51 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

Oh for God’s sake, read the article.


24 posted on 03/22/2014 3:54:55 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Berosus

That’s him, it, or whatever that scum was.


25 posted on 03/22/2014 3:56:10 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (MARANATHA, MARANATHA, Come quickly LORD Jesus!!! Father send thy Son!! Its Time!)
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To: napscoordinator

“Oh for God’s sake, read the article.”
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Well, I did. And it seemed like you were “forgiving” the Arkansas DemocRAT Senator and attacking the Republican challenger of the Alaska DemocRAT. And I know that NO good FReeper would do that, so I was asking for clarification.


26 posted on 03/22/2014 3:57:33 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Beagle8U

Lincoln


27 posted on 03/22/2014 3:59:16 PM PDT by truth_seeker (Nissan)
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