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Old 07-21-2017, 05:54 PM
marshmallow marshmallow is offline
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Originally Posted by Okrahoma View Post
Maybe they think the FDR reference is a sop to the left.

Originally Posted by Gyrate View Post
Perhaps they point this stuff out because Republicans do in fact vote down healthcare for veterans, boo gay soldiers and fail to support rape victims in the military.
I thought these were well known examples, but thanks for the assist.

I'm also not sure why giving big piles of money to the Pentagon is considered supporting our troops but trying to actually provide real support for them isn't.
Probably because America has a violent, pro-war culture. They even "declare war" on domestic issues like drugs and poverty and militarize their police. One could argue picking up litter on the side of the road or volunteering at a soup kitchen is patriotic, but that's not generally how it's used.