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  1. Boobie the Uncle Remus Dog

    December 18th, 2011

    Proud as I am of our military, in itself military service is not an indication of leadership potential.

    As illustrated above, our WORST presidents (pre-Obama), Jimmy Carter and Lyndon Johnson (and Nixon?), were naval officers.

    Conversely it is interesting to note that our BEST president was the only one since Buchanan to serve in the ENLISTED ranks: Ronald Reagan. He worked his way up to the officer corps.

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  2. MAJ Mike

    December 18th, 2011

    Yup! Sad to see the current trend.

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  3. boobUS

    December 18th, 2011

     
  4. John Difool

    December 18th, 2011

    As bad as Carter was, he was a commissioned naval officer under the demanding Hyman G. Rickover in the fledgling nuclear submarine fleet at the time and he once went inside of a malfunctioning nuclear reactor at Chalk River with a protective suit on to help shut it down so I’ll say he at least had some balls on him.

    Oba’Mao is light years ahead of Carter in suckitude.

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  5. plf5403

    December 18th, 2011

    What military uniform is Obeyme in? The Muslim Salvation Army band? I’ll bet he was the piccolo player.

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  6. historicus

    December 18th, 2011

    Pappy Bush looking good in his Naval Aviator get up. He probably had the most dangerous job of them all. Fly low in a straight line at an enemy ship to drop a torpedo. Although he was shot down during a aerial bombing mission.

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  7. historicus

    December 18th, 2011

    @plf5403 – I believe barry o played the upright organ.

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  8. plf5403

    December 18th, 2011

    @boobUS

    Hey hero, in case nobody told you, Booosh is no longer President, you can stop reflexively kicking him now. You can stop, can’t you?

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  9. John Difool

    December 18th, 2011

    @plf5403

    He was Florence of Arabia.

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  10. Tim

    December 18th, 2011

    Sadly, this says more about America’s mental health than anything about these guys.

    I was gonna write “about these men” but “men” isn’t entirely correct.

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  11. plf5403

    December 18th, 2011

    @ historicus

    Well, whatever his position on the band was, I’m certain maintaining it involved a lot of lip service and pillow-biting.

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  12. historicus

    December 18th, 2011

    @plf5403 – Yes indeed.

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  13. boobUS

    December 18th, 2011

    @plf5403
    In case you didn’t notice, I could care less what a fascist prick sucker thinks.
    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-G9cGgOV-mzY/Tj-vQ4Kk5_I/AAAAAAAAAF0/i6-3Dof72jo/s1600/Good+Fascist++Bad+Fascist.jpg

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  14. Ghost Planker

    December 18th, 2011

    Yeah, that last guy… he was in office when Osama was killed.

    Yeah.

    That’s right.

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  15. Noah

    December 18th, 2011

    Obama would have never been in a band.
    You have to practice to learn an instrument and obama is to good for practice.

    Unless it has to do with dicks, he’s not going to be into it and only his dick is the one practiced on.

    teh won, is too high and mighty to be on his knees for anyone, but Muslim rulers… everyone else services barry.

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  16. Noah

    December 18th, 2011

    obama= take,take,take,never give.

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  17. historicus

    December 18th, 2011

    Once I again I must cast a vote for banning the name calling troll.

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  18. Bacon, Lettuce & Tom Atoe

    December 18th, 2011

    Is that Johnny Carson in the picture above the Ugly Moslem?

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  19. Weldor

    December 18th, 2011

    @ historicus – I dunno, we need the occasional pantswetting troll visitation.

    If only to remind us why they’re losing…

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  20. plf5403

    December 18th, 2011

    @boobUS
    If taken literally, there’s only one alleged cocksucker in the picture. If taken metaphorically, why are you so fixated on Booosh when there’s a new resident at #Occupy White House, during an election year who’s much more deserving of our attention?

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  21. Debbie

    December 18th, 2011

    I love it when the progtards try to say that GWB avoided military service….by joining the military.

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  22. Dan Ryan Galt

    December 18th, 2011

    Say what you want about George W Bush, at least he served his country.

    Clinton and Obama only served themselves.

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  23. LadyGun12

    December 18th, 2011

    GWB was a hottie back then.

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  24. Tracy

    December 18th, 2011

    WTF is that turbanned getup anyway?

    It’s hard to tell ever, what he means by anything he’s ever said, done or not done.

    As though deeply involved in a perpetual game of pretend, we’re told by the media and reminded by the usurper himself, of how by not appreciating the level and nature of his intellect is where we fall short.

    It is what it is, actually it’s crystal clear. Barack Hussein Obama and administration are working overtime getting done everything we’re seeing.

    A scripted teleprompter tells us through his orations, what we’re in for; sometimes it gets a little cryptic and needs some decoding. When we think we heard things that make no sense, we did just hear it.

    He reveals everything, everytime he speaks and acts. This man is no friend of Israel and never has been. His actions tell us better than words, especially now that he’s in re-election mode.

    NObama2012!

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  25. New Mexico Gunman

    December 18th, 2011

    I’m not a huge fan politically of either Bush 41 or Bush 43, but I like them both personally. GHW Bush was a carrier aviator, and the Avenger was, by many accounts, a tough aircraft to successfully recover on a carrier…so I give him points for guts I don’t have (I was a multi-engine pilot in the Air Force. If I didn’t have 10,000 feet of runway–give or take–I got a little antsy if the airspeed numbers on a takeoff run didn’t get high enough fast enough). GW Bush flew a true dog of an aircraft, the F-102, during his Air National Guard service. That aircraft had a nasty habit of reducing the life expectancies of lieutenants who were unfortunate enough to pilot it, so again, I give him serious points for guts. Gerald Ford was a flight deck officer, Nixon did his part, and so did Johnson. Carter at least was in…and we all know about Kennedy and Eisenhower.

    I wouldn’t say that military service should be required to be president…Calvin Coolidge never served, and he did a very admirable job…and it also isn’t a real help (Harry Truman was an artillery officer in a Missouri National Guard unit during WWI. He saw combat in France, but while I’ll give him credit for working hard and doing his best as president, I can’t honestly call him a competent president. Blunt, outspoken, and essentially decent, maybe. Competent? Berlin Blokcade and Korean War are all I have to say to that). What matters most is character. Eisenhower, Reagan, both Bushes and Ford were men of character. Nixon, Johnson, Kennedy, Clinton and Obama were and are somewhat less so to varying degrees. Carter was a pussy and has since shown that he has the character of a teased rattlesnake…his antisemitism and self-righteousness prove that whatever good he may have done in the Navy is tainted by a malignant personality.

    Rick Perry flew C-130′s while he was in the Air Force. Ron Paul was in the Air Force medical corps as a gynecologist. Just because they wore the same uniform that I did doesn’t mean they’d necessarily be good as president (okay, I’ll give an edge to Perry…but not because he flew Herks. Rather, because he’s not nuttier than squirrel shit). I’m certain that Michele Bachmann would be a good president, and I have no doubt Newt Gingrich would be better than competent, and neither of them ever wore the uniform. Newt was an Army brat, and Michele has good values. Romney and Huntsman might be nice guys, but their liberalism shows, to me anyway, a lack of character that disqualifies them from consideration.

    I’d love it if a veteran could be elected president…especially a Vietnam veteran (and NO, NOT McCain)…but not all veterans are worthy (Lindsey Graham is a JAG officer in the Air Force Reserve, and I don’t want him anywhere NEAR the White House, let alone the Senate!). We’ve seen that with Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Carter. Perhaps we should also look at the candidate’s overall record…and if military service is there, consider the quality of that service (Kennedy wasn’t a bad commander, but he wasn’t a skilled one…Johnson was just a self-promoting politician when he was in the Navy…amd GW Bush was, at best, an average officer during his Air Guard service) as an element of their qualifications to be elected president. The fact that Clinton and Obama ran from military service (Obama had to practically have his arm twisted just to register with Selective Service!) shows me that they hsve no character and are unfit for the office they were elected to. Self-serving as he was, I’d still take Lyndon Johnson over B. Hussein Obama ANY DAY…and morally weak as he was, Richard Nixon was STILL ten times more honorable than Bill Clinton! Those two men were at least willing to place their country before their lives and put on the uniform.

    I just wish that more office holders and office seekers DID wear the uniform…but if they didn’t, I hope they at least can show TRUE respect and TRUE appreciation for those who did. I DON’T see that from Sax-boy Clinton, or “Midnight Toker” Hussein. I DO see it on the other side…and that’s at least SOME relief.

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  26. Boobie the Uncle Remus Dog

    December 18th, 2011

    @ BLT&A – Good eyes!

    @ JDiF – Carter was also an Annapolis grad. At what point did he lose sight of our country’s reason for being?

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  27. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    December 18th, 2011

    “nuttier than squirrel shit”

    Gotta remember that one!

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  28. John Difool

    December 18th, 2011

    @Boobie

    Maybe all of the gamma rays at the Chalk River plant fried his brain.

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  29. xthred

    December 18th, 2011

    What might have been had downed Navy pilot Bush not been rescued at sea?

    Ass for the turds on this list:

    “…the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind,
    And bestows it on whom He wishes
    And sets over it the lowliest of men.” (Daniel 4:17 NASB)

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  30. norman einstein

    December 18th, 2011

    @NM Gunman, great commentary!

    @plf5403 and historicus, I heard he liked the skin flute.

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  31. Melody

    December 18th, 2011

    It would be funny, but it’s the truth, how sad is that?

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  32. Diann

    December 18th, 2011

    I’m so glad LadyGun12 said it first…

    Yeah, LG12, hottie.

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  33. Moxie Man

    December 18th, 2011

    @norman: and of course, the “boner-phone.”

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  34. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    December 18th, 2011

    “Yeah, that last guy… he was in office when Osama was killed.

    Yeah.

    That’s right.”

    Oh you mean the seat filler in command?

    On a standing order from that one dude the was in office before him… Oh golly, what was his name again?

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  35. Chuck U Farley

    December 18th, 2011

    George H. W. was 17 when he enlisted. He was the youngest member of his squadron, and the only survivor of their bomb run over Chicha Jima, the sister island to Iwo Jima. All the other members were killed, either shot down or captured, tortured and executed by the Japanese. The investigation by the US Navy after the war hushed up the incident for 50 years. The parents, wives, girlfriends never knew what happened to their loved ones. Just that they were missing.

    A good book to read about it is ‘Flyboys’ by James Bradley. (He wrote ‘Flags Of Our Fathers’ about Iwo Jima and the men that raised the iconic flag; his father was one.)

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  36. Chuck U Farley

    December 18th, 2011

    Oh yeah. Didn’t LBJ get a Bronze Star for never flying in combat? Or something like that?

    Obozo would have given him a ‘Courageous Restraint’ Medal.

    Just think, if Teddy Kennedy would have made it to the presidency we could have a picture of a drunken Army private up there (just before his daddy pulled strings to get him ‘unenlisted’).

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  37. Mary Jane Anklestraps

    December 18th, 2011

    ” ‘Courageous Restraint’ Medal. ”

    Oh man, I would beat the shit out of anyone who tried to hand me that medal.

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  38. reddecaesari

    December 18th, 2011

    last two photos are hilarious and sad.

    go tebow!

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  39. SgtZim

    December 18th, 2011

    Hopefully, the dickweed boobus is the current test case for how far you can go here as a complete and utter douchebag without anything of value to say. I have a feeling you are not long for this blog, so to you I bid an early fare(not)well you steaming pile of fetid compost leftovers.

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  40. Anonymous

    December 18th, 2011

    Great read New Mexico Gunman. But you’ll forgot General George Washington.

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  41. New Mexico Gunman

    December 18th, 2011

    @Anonymous: I didn’t forget Generals Washington, Jackson, Taylor, Harrison, Grant, Johnson, Hayes, Harrison, Garfield, Pierce, Arthur…nor Colonel Roosevelt…nor Captain Lincoln. Nor Majors McKinley and Monroe.

    They and their service didn’t quite fit the scope of the post.

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  42. WhiteFalcon1

    December 19th, 2011

    Barry’s uniform equals an Orange Jumpsuit with 01/06/2113 across the back of it….the end of an ERROR!!!

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  44. Nunya

    December 19th, 2011

    At first glance I thought the pic of young Bush-1 WAS Bush-2; def a family resemblance

    LG and Diann: What are you ladies talking about? Dubya STILL IS a hottie IMHO, just a silver-fox now ;)

    Speaking of hotties, Sarah Palin’s photo deserves to be up there right after Dubya; SHE, not the Kenyan Kommie, has been my President since 2008

    Obozo’s picture should not even be up there within that company, for his sealed records alone, not to mention stealing the 2008 election via ACORN’s fraudulent ballots

    Oh, and Clinton obviously played the “sexophone”

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    December 21st, 2011

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  46. Joe Mama

    December 26th, 2011

    Isn’t that second pic of Joe Kennedy Junior?

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  47. ZEKE

    December 31st, 2011

    IT’S CRACKERS TO SLIP A ROZZER THE DROPSY IN SNIDE.

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