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    Which liberal here will defend this?

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    Our new CINC attended quite a few gatherings last night, but as This Ain't Hell reports, the Salute To Heroes Inaugural Ball was not one of them. For the first time in 56 years, a newly-inaugurated president has not attended the ball begun by President Eisenhower. 14 presidents later, a snub. Go check it out over there- FORTY-EIGHT MoH recipients were in attendance. People- that's HALF of the recipients that are still alive, and darn well nearly all that are physically able to attend events.

    I suppose it could be tough to pass up Kanye West at the MTV Ball for some worn out heroes.
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    Not at all surprised another Democrat hating the military. At least Clinton had some class.
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    That's a fucking travesty. Well, at least he's showing his true colors early. I'm sure it will not get any better. What a douche.

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    I'm shocked that anyone is surprised....
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    Its called 'foreshadowing'...

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    This was my girlfriend's response when she saw this article:

    "If you were president would you make it to every function you were invited to?"


    I almost punched her in the taint.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post

    "If you were president would you make it to every function you were invited to?"

    No , I would not. I would find too many fascinating people to have conversations with at the Salute to Heroes Ball to ever leave it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    This was my girlfriend's response when she saw this article:

    "If you were president would you make it to every function you were invited to?"


    I almost punched her in the taint.


    No shit. In other news, your girlfriend has a taint?

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    Although one could not hardly expect the new president to make every inaugural ball, being the commander in chief it is not unreasonable to expect an appearance with the military, especially its heroes. That would certainly be a higher priority than MTV. In fact the last 14 presidents evidently made it to this event so it is not unreasonable to expect this one to make it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator View Post
    No shit. In other news, your girlfriend has a taint?

    haha. I should edit that for clarity. I assure you she does not. Pic's can be provided.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    haha. I should edit that for clarity. I assure you she does not. Pic's can be provided.

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    Big suprise. No libs have voiced an opinion. Another big suprise. A lib who doesn't like the military. WHo woulda thunk it
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    I wanna hear from a democrat, and whether or not they support this! We can't all have the same opinion.

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    I'm not a democrat. I'm not a republican. My views span the spectrum of conservative to liberal. I'm not sure what all the balls were that Obama had to choose from. But you just DO NOT turn your nose to our military heroes! That should have been one of the higher priorities.....for ANY president, regardless of politics. Like others have said, MTV should NOT be a top priority. Has there been any kind of statement or response from the Obama administration about why he did not go to the military ball?
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    Quote Originally Posted by IndianaFuzz View Post
    Has there been any kind of statement or response from the Obama administration about why he did not go to the military ball?
    Yes, it pretty much goes like this...

    "Quit focusing on the petty politics and pay attention to the important things!"

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    Yeah, he definitely should've been there. There's a lot of places to go and people to see on big night, but this one should've been on the top of the priority list.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jmur5074 View Post
    This was my girlfriend's response when she saw this article:

    "If you were president would you make it to every function you were invited to?"


    I almost punched her in the taint.

    By all means tell her I said hi since I commented on that statement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retdetsgt View Post
    I'm shocked that anyone is surprised....
    Indeed...

    B.H.O. is a president elected via popular culture.
    Unfortunately the military doesn't fit that and MTV does.
    Hes been doing it since the campaign and will continue down the road as president in breaking traditions.

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    Maybe the BET Ball was just a little too 'off the chain' and time jus tgot away from him... I almost threw up when I heard one of the talking heads say "We now go to 'Trisha Takinawa' at the BET ball."
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