OpEdNews Op Eds

Vacation, Uninterrupted

By R. J. Kovic  Posted by Rob Kall (about the submitter)     Permalink       (Page 2 of 2 pages)
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Killed- Aug.8
Private 1st Class Hernando Rios
Specialist Anthony N. Kalladeen
Staff Sergeant Ramon E. Gonzales Cordova

Killed- Aug. 9
Staff Sergeant Ryan S. Ostrom
Sergeant Francis J. Straub Jr.
Private 1st Class Nathaniel E. "Nate" Detample
Specialist John Kulick
Specialist Gennaro Pellegrini Jr.
Specialist Miguel Carrasquillo

Killed- Aug. 10
Lance Corporal Evenor C. Herrera
Sergeant 1st Class Michael A. Benson

Killed- Aug. 12
name unreleased
name unreleased
name unreleased
name unreleased
name unreleased

Killed- Aug. 13
name unreleased

Killed- Aug. 14 (as of a.m.- U.S. time)
name unreleased


There is a certain consistency in the fact that George Bush's motorcade rushed past the tents on his way to a $2 million dollar fundraiser. During the Vietnam War (police action, etc.) tents, canopies, and whatever else they could find often sheltered American troops doing the fighting overseas. "Somehow" he managed to metaphorically rush by those tents as well. All the while "supporting" the war with false bravado, empty rhetoric, and a barely used, although in his case- aptly named, "flight" suit.

He escaped that conflict without a scratch and, apparently, no guilt in supporting something for which he wouldn't risk his most precious asset- his own life.

Only time will tell if George Bush will be as capable of continuing to rush past the current tents and avoid the newly identified enemies of "our [his] way of life"- namely, a few grieving and angry moms and their supporters.

R. J. Kovic ameripundit@yahoo.com lectures on Political Science and Law with an emphasis on the role of the rule of law in developed and emerging democracies.

Next Page  1  |  2

 

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Follow Me on Twitter

Contact Editor
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

A Conspiracy Conspiracy Theory

Terrifying Video: "I Don't Need a Warrant, Ma'am, Under Federal Law"

Ray McGovern Discusses Brutal Arrest at Secretary Clinton's Internet Freedom Speech

Cindy Sheehan Bugged in Denver

Libertarian Legacy? Ron Paul's Campaign Manager, 49, Dies Uninsured, Of Pneumonia, Leaving family $400,000 Debt

Interview: McCain Fellow Hanoi Hilton POW & Naval Academy Dorm-mate; Why He Won't Vote For McCain

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments