Comment: I love that Ron Paul won't be a slave to his son's ambitions.

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I love that Ron Paul won't be a slave to his son's ambitions.

Someone needed to say this. There are many in our armed services who just don't know better...who ran out and signed up after 911 thinking they were going off to protect us from future attacks. But this guy signed up in the 90s and served in Iraq. A real hero would have stood up and said, "I will have no part of an unconstitutional, pre-emptive war." Not this guy. At best, he fought and killed FOR his country....but not for any freedoms or rights or anything of the sort....at worst, he was a glory-hog (hence the book?) who boasted in butchering hundreds of those who would, from their perspective, defend their land from a foreign invader. Seems to me the young Iraqi man with an AK trying to fight for his country is more a hero than this guy who would blow his head clean off.