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12 young veterans running as GOP candidates

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posted on Feb, 27 2008 @ 06:51 AM
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12 young veterans running as GOP candidates


www.msnbc.msn.com

Scott Radcliffe believes two tours of duty in Iraq gave him the stuff to serve in Congress. As a platoon commander, he helped spearhead economic development, built citizen coalitions and made many tough decisions, often amid enemy fire.

"I would be putting all I learned in that pressure-filled environment into practice. So it really cuts through metal," said Radcliffe, 28, who seeks to unseat a newly elected Republican in northwest Ohio.
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posted on Feb, 27 2008 @ 06:51 AM
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I am not saying this is the best place for politicians to come from. I am not saying I agree or disagree with the war in the gulf. I am saying this is showing the change in the landscape of the country in both the make up of people and the backgrounds they will bring where ever the go.

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posted on Feb, 27 2008 @ 08:24 PM
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I sincerley hope "fighting Reps" are just as popular "fighting dems" were.

Good luck with that.



posted on Feb, 27 2008 @ 08:32 PM
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Rant
thanks for posting.
And as to the fighting reps, or fighting dems. I would like to think any one who has served will be a fighter, and have some wisdom. I will however leave that for history to decide.



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