A true revolution of values will lay hand on the world order and say of war, ‘This way of settling differences is not just.’ This business of burning human beings with napalm, of filling our nation’s homes with orphans and widows, of injecting poisonous drugs of hate into the veins of peoples normally humane, of sending men home from dark and bloody battlefields physically handicapped and psychologically deranged, cannot be reconciled with wisdom, justice, and love.
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., April 4, 1967, the day of his assassination
Republicans. It’s what they are. Cowardly liars.
Cowardly Liars and Chickenhawks, demanding wars but not willing to go themselves:
Limbaugh: Requested deferment because of a cyst on his tailbone
George W. Bush: Deserter. Given stateside duty thanks to father’s political influence.
Willard Romney: Given deferment for 30-month religious mission in Paris.
Pat Robertson: Given stateside duty thanks to senator father’s political influence.
Rudy Giuliani: Requested repeated deferments. Finally had judge he was clerking for write him a letter changing his draft status.
Kenneth Starr: Requested deferment due to psoriasis.