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Old 02-12-2013, 17:59   #1
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Medal of Honor recipient declines Obama’s State of the Union invite

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/12/me...-union-invite/
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Old 02-12-2013, 18:03   #2
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He doesn't want to be exploited by Obama.
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Old 02-12-2013, 18:18   #3
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Usually sit beside the first lady?

I don't blame him for declining the invite.
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Old 02-12-2013, 18:25   #4
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If you have convictions you have to live by them.
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Old 02-12-2013, 18:40   #5
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This year, the administration has invited successful immigrants, a lesbian couple, parents of shooting victims, business owners and others that can be used to win sympathy for Obama’s second-term agenda
The meat of the story.
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Old 02-12-2013, 18:41   #6
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Don't blame him. Wouldn't want to be a prop for the idiot in the White House either.

Good call Trooper. From one Cavalryman to another I salute you...
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Old 02-12-2013, 19:01   #7
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Don't blame him. Wouldn't want to be a prop for the idiot in the White House either.

Good call Trooper. From one Cavalryman to another I salute you...

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Old 02-12-2013, 19:06   #8
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Respect is earned.

Atta boy.
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Old 02-12-2013, 19:07   #9
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Good call, better to spend time with buddies and family than with puppeteers.
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Old 02-12-2013, 19:20   #10
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Good for him!
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Old 02-12-2013, 19:24   #11
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Old 02-12-2013, 19:53   #12
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Medal of Honor recipient declines Obama’s State of the Union invite
Good for him.


It pisses me off that obama tries to associate himself with a real hero like Clint Romesha, when in fact obama isn't fit to shine the boots of the lowest Army Private.
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Old 02-12-2013, 20:02   #13
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Old 02-12-2013, 20:06   #14
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Proud that he's a North Dakota guy.
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If you have convictions you have to live by them.
That nails it..
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Old 02-12-2013, 20:19   #16
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This is something that is missing in the United States, self-respect and dignity. I applaud his decision. It is never easy to stand up for a principal and when you piss off the Bambi things can become difficult, but that is just Chicago politics......... I will pray for you and yours. Watch your six.
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That must have hurt somebodies feelings in D.C. Good for him.
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This is something that is missing in the United States, self-respect and dignity. I applaud his decision. It is never easy to stand up for a principal and when you piss off the Bambi things can become difficult, but that is just Chicago politics......... I will pray for you and yours. Watch your six.
Well said. I applaud him for his decision.
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I may not agree with the President on policy, but I wouldn't turn down an invite from the President. Even if you don't respect the man, respect the office.


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I may not agree with the President on policy, but I wouldn't turn down an invite from the President. Even if you don't respect the man, respect the office.


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it was a political hack move. Mr. Romesha did the right thing.
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I wouldn't show either. I would probably decline the medal too.
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Old 02-12-2013, 21:24   #22
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Only true when there is respect left in the office. O disrespected the office, the union and the Republic first.
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Old 02-12-2013, 21:24   #23
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The meat of the story.
It is too bad this person did not want the honor of being invited by the POTUS. It is his loss not Obama's.
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Old 02-12-2013, 21:27   #24
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good job...I wouldnt have went either.
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It is too bad this person did not want the honor of being invited by the POTUS. It is his loss not Obama's.
Insofar as Captain Zero has no honor to lose, you are correct.
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