So, the Senate gay marriage amendment went south. Do you suppose the fact that Mr. and Mrs. Blue-Blood Republicans, Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynn, have a homosexual daughter who has joined in the fight for her lifestyle choice, had anything to do with it?
I do know that I haven't seen any letters to the editor about Democratic Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts since we all found out that the vice president has a lesbian daughter. Parity in the national parties; it's great, isn't it?
I suppose the next thing on the agenda of these God-fearing, blue-blood Republicans is flag burning. They love the flag so much, that's why they put their lives on the line in Vietnam - that is, the one or two who did. The others? Of course, they would have if their Guard unit had been called up, all except for the bluest of the blue-blood Republicans, Tom DeLay of Texas. He couldn't go because all the slots were taken by minorities. Poor ol' Tom; there's no telling how many Viet Cong he would have killed.
You can't hide out in the Guard in this war. To be in the Guard is to be in Iraq. One, two, three tours? If you are still alive!
Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-California, had sponsored an amendment that would ban physical desecration of Old Glory. Good ol' blue-blood Republican Cunningham was an F-4 Phantom pilot Navy ace in Vietnam and became one of the most decorated U.S. Navy pilots in the war. ... The Vietnam War ace told Pat Buchanan a while back that the F-102 couldn't shoot down the Goodyear blimp. The F-102 is the plane our screwed-up president flew in the Texas Air National Guard, soaring through the Texas wild blue yonder in hot pursuit of those big ol' Texas mosquitoes.
Cunningham got out of the Navy and became a congressman. He then proceeded to steal everything he could get his hands on. The California congressman amassed yachts, a mansion, a Rolls-Royce and antique furniture in a $2.4 million bribery scheme unmatched in the history of Congress. He was sentenced to eight years and four months in prison.
He should have been locked up for the rest of his life to let jackals in Congress know that the American people are mad as hell with the lies, personal agendas and crookedness.
Richard D. Renew
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