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  • gnolti08 gnolti08 Jun 1, 2009 12:30 PM Flag

    My Kid Announced He's Becoming a Republican

    He said he picked it up at college. Said he was afraid I'd be ashamed of him.

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    • ask him why

      ask him if it has to do with history, psychology and economics or is just an invention of wishful thinking.

    • Also working in Riyadh ws the smartest thing I ever did.I invested mainly in currencies with my tax free dollars (I was paid in the pound) in the Kuwati dinar right after the first Gulf war when it went on the market at 10 cents to the dollar. I bought 50 k worth the first year, by the time I decided to quit and come home, the dinar had went to 3.40 to the dollar and then put that in a bank in Amsterdam when the euro first came out at 1 for 1 and got 5.5 % interest on bank notes. best moves I ever made, not rich, but, I fuck off a lot.I only have to pay taxes on the money I spend here in the states, repatrioted money as they say, but I work it out so on paper its the interst money I pay taxes on and not the profit I made on the dinar since none of it ever came to the States.

    • Do you look down on people who fight for their country? Aren't you at heart like most Neocons a coward?

    • You can't accept the fact he never was

    • so you apparently can't accept the fact that Clinton was AWOL?

    • Nah, I got my BS in electronic engineering for free in the military.

      I worked in Saudia Arabia for 10 years teaching avionics to the Saudi's on the f-16

    • Bill clinton signed up for the military
      He wasn't required to report for a specific time period.

      When he was eleigible for deferment because he was a student when Nixon re-instated the deferments for college students he requested the deferment and was allowed to remove his namefrom induction, he ws never awol, nor did he not show up for duty.
      Had nixon never re-instituted the deferment for college students he would have served our country, unlike you biggie Rush and Cheney, he wasn't a pussy, he was willing to go.

      You and your heroes, never have been.

    • I think your more jealous that I was actually able to make something out of my life while you will most likely be nothing more then a simple grunt or cannon fodder.

    • Like another poster wrote. The Neocons are all gun ho for war as long as they and their family are safe and don't have to do any of the fighting.

    • Bull$hit- Clinton was far worse then Bush was.

      Bill Clinton classified 2-S on November 17, 1964
      Bill Clinton reclassified 1-A on March 20, 1968
      Bill Clinton ordered to report for induction on July 28, 1969
      Bill Clinton dishonors order to report and is not inducted into the military
      Bill Clinton reclassified 1-D after enlisting in the United States Army Reserves on August 07,1969 under authority of Colonel E. Holmes.
      Clinton signs enlistment papers and takes oath of enlistment
      Bill Clinton fails to report to his duty station at the University of Arkansas ROTC, September 1969
      Bill Clinton reclassified 1-A on October 30, 1969, as enlistment with Army Reserves is revoked by Colonel E. Holmes and Clinton now AWOL and subject to arrest under Public Law 90-40 (2)(a) "registrant who has failed to report...remain liable for induction"
      Bill Clinton's birth date lottery number is 311, drawn December 1, 1969, but anyone who has already been ordered to report for induction, is INELIGIBLE!
      Bill Clinton runs for Congress (1974), while a fugitive from justice under Public Law 90-40
      Bill Clinton runs for Arkansas Attorney General (1976), while a fugitive from justice

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