They sound most pleasing to a conservative's ear is that of a veteran dying...
Newtradamus, Sick Rantorum and Faux News couldn't wait to report American service members had been killed in Afghanistan and immediately blamed President Obama following the revelation of the Quran burnings. The Republican Party is full of Vultures who at the sign or smell of death swoop in to pick at the carcass for political and financial gain. And if service members are put in harm's way because Rick Santorum wants to pretend to be a tough guy, "I think it shows weakness," on TV back in the States...
Prior to the Obama Presidency, conservatives rarely if ever mentioned that Marines, Soliders, Sailors and Airmen were dying daily in Iraq and Afghanistan. Why is that?
President Obama needs to end the Bush Afghanistan Debacle. Obama got Bin Laden, that should have ended the whole mission and lead to a quick pull-out. The longer he pushes the Bush Wars the more he assumes partial responsibility.
Republicans and conservatives believe their own chest puffing he-man I'm a Warrior Lies. Right-Wingers are, by and large, warmongers, cowards, and chicken hawks. More than willing to beat the drum for war but absent when it comes to stepping on the yellow footprints and signing on the dotted-line.
What conservatives really want are the accolades and honor associated with being a tough-guy soldier without the hassle of actual Duty.
Look at how Republicans and conservatives treat returning Veterans.
If Republicans really cared about Veterans and their post war struggles they would have made long-term care and Veteran assistance they #1 priority, instead Mitch McConnell stated his top priority was to make President Obama a one-term President.
If Republicans really cared about wounded veterans, they would have demanded the resignation of David S. Chu, the Pentagon's undersecretary for personnel and readiness, when he said in 2005 that Veterans benefits, "have gotten to the point where they are hurtful. They are taking away from the nation's ability to defend itself."
Sean Hannity wraps his entire persona as a hard-charging flag waving super American yet while wrapping himself in the flag he also wraps himself in stolen charitable contributions. Sean Hannity's Freedom Alliance Charity took in $10,800,000 dollars in 2006 and only $397,000 went to intended charitable recepients a little more than 3.5%.
As dutiful slaves and dogs of the 1%, Republicans are tasked with keeping money and benefits from the American people. As such, whenever a Veteran takes his life Republicans cheer and throw parties because it means more money for their Plutocratic Master's Off-shore accounts in Luxemborug, the Cayman Islands and Switzerland.
Republicans and conservatives use the Troops. They use soldiers and marines to fatten their bank accounts and when that service member is broken in body or spirit the Right-Wingers of this Nation do everything they can to shun them and push them to an early grave because Republicans always, always choose Profits over People.
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