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Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:08pm
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require presidential response to surviving family. Back during Vietnam when anywhere from 300 to 600 US soldiers died in a week of fighting, the military had protocol and personnel who handled delivery of the unpleasant news. But the military also had much greater death benefits to the surviving family then than now. Then, a spouse with kids was taken care of by her "military family." That has changed. Cheaply. Guess who's responsible? Where did "He knew what he signed up for" come from? Trump said it, but represented the GOP. They are responsible for it. Predictable hypocrisy? You tell me.

  • Who wants to sort out anything PH👹👹EY, Sat Oct 21 7:43pm
    with someone named Myeshia? Trump..."how the hell does one pronounce this ?" "Is it Swahilli?" "Do I need an interpreter?" Ignore these morons, Mr. President. If you must, send her a signed golf ball.
    • What is it about the name MyeshiaASC, Sat Oct 21 9:50pm
      that renders the person less of an American? If it is Swahili in origin, so what? Most Americans have names with foreign origins, so what is it about the notion of a name of African origin that makes ... more
      • Would you please lay it out phonetically?PH👀EY, Sun Oct 22 11:11am
        How would you pronounce it? I grew up with the Smiths and Jones. I grew up with whites and negroes. Forgive me for being an old fashioned bigot.....bigot in the sense that my generation could depend... more
      • That African origin?et, Sat Oct 21 11:17pm
        Hmmm..
        • Who knows. It could be MartianPH👻👻EY, Sun Oct 22 11:15am
          When I see these bizarre derivatives, my sense is the parents could not spell when naming the child. Was it suppose to be Marsha, or Maria, or Marrikesh?
          • with not only denigrating a fellow American's name, simply because it's obviously an African American's name, but she is ALSO the new widow of a slain Green Beret who was emotionally injured by... more
            • Does she post here?PH🙄🙄EU, Mon Oct 23 3:55pm
              If so, I suggest she change her name to something more European. Or Native American. And the one named Cowanda ought to do the same. What is socially unacceptable about saying I cannot keep up with... more