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Letter: Simply vote, don’t insult




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August 8, 2012 | 1,767 views | 35 comments

Editor:

I am a Vietnam veteran and proud of it. The commander in chief is always our U.S. president.

For people to say that President Obama is a communist is not only disrespectful, but also a disgrace and an insult to all former and present servicemen having served or still proudly serving our nation.

I don’t think any veteran would want to serve under a communist leader.

People should express their personal thoughts by simply voting for the person of their choice, instead of insulting our commander in chief.

God bless our servicemen and President Obama.

JUAN J. VILLARREAL SR.

Floresville
 

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 14, 2012 4:47pm
 
Be Careful.....There you go again....forcing me to consider the big picture.....thanks for the insight. The use of the word "comrade" during a good portion of the US military history has also been used to signify ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 14, 2012 4:32pm
 
Be Careful.....There you go again....forcing me to consider the big picture.....thanks for the insight.

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 14, 2012 1:52pm
 
If drones kills was the only way we killed militants, you would have a point. So, according to you, the 2114 drone kills means Obama is the superior CINC. During Comrade Obama’s reign of terror, 2087 US military members have ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 14, 2012 10:13am
 
Be Careful.....Being of the cold war generation, I definitely consider the term "Comrade" to be inappropriate when speaking about any US president. You implied that the killing of an US enemy by a drone strike ... More ›

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 14, 2012 8:53am
 
Calling someone a socialist is an insult. Wow. Is calling someone a tea party supporter an insult too? Prairie you are off your game on this whole topic. I expected more of you. I usually enjoy your consistent and logical ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 14, 2012 4:20am
 
Be Careful.....Sir, perhaps you should read article 2a(4) of the UCMJ before insulting the CINC. Military retirees drawing pay are not civilians.

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 14, 2012 3:55am
 
Be Careful....Won the hearts and minds of more radical Muslims ?.... Gen Patton did not attempt to curry favor with the enemy, he killed them. More deaths of the enemy.....Boy this is a tough one. Eight strike versus one ... More ›

 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
August 13, 2012 9:02pm
 
Prairie must have inside information we don't on the effectiveness of war. According to Grouch, the socialist Obama "has certainly implemented a far more effective war on the militants than the prior CINC." Comrade ... More ›

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
August 13, 2012 6:54pm
 
Facts only please.....Read Fly Guy's comment about the American Legion commanders' statement about the fact that private insurance companies did not order our troops into battle. That sounds like it was written by a insurance ... More ›

 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
August 13, 2012 5:57pm
 
Ok, FlyGuy. Let's do that math, You and your employer invested $200,000. I'll grant you that. That's about $667 per month for 25 years. So we'll say you're around 50 (assuming you didn't work until you turned 25). Given ... More ›

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