Monday, March 28, 2011

Republicans vs. Democrats

Now, lets see, current Democratic Congressmen that are decorated VETS

1) Senator Jim Webb (D-VA) - Navy Cross, the Silver Star Medal, two Bronze Star Medals, and two Purple Hearts

2) Representative Patrick Murphy, D-PA - Bronze Star

3) Representative Jack Murtha (D-PA) - Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts

4) Senator Daniel Inouye - Medal of Honor

5) Senator John Kerry - Silver Star, Bronze Star with Combat V, and three awards of the Purple Heart

6) Representative Charles Rangel - Bronze Star

7) Representative Leonard Boswell (D-IA) - Two Bronze Stars

8) Rep. Mike Thompson, D-CA - Purple Heart

Currently active Republican decorated Congressmen

1) Senator John McCain - Silver Star, Bronze Star, Legion of Merit, Purple Heart

2) Any others?

Here's a longer list of jingoist Republicans/conservatives that run their mouths but have nothing to back it up.

Bill O'Reilly
Pat Buchanan
Rush Limbaugh
Michael Savage
Bill Kristol
Sean Hannity
Ted Nugent
Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert - avoided the draft
Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey - avoided the draft
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY
Former House Majority Leader Tom Delay
Senate Republican Conference Chairman Jon Kyl, R-AZ
Jeb Bush, Florida Governor
Senate Republican Conference Vice Chair John Cornyn, R-TX
Karl Rove - avoided the draft
National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair John Ensign, R-NV
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich - avoided the draft
House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-OH

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