I never thought the day would come where I'd have someone representing me that I have less respect for than Patrick Kennedy. Amazingly, Lincoln Chafee (supposedly Republican, RI), has actually made me proud to have Patches Kennedy as a Congressman with this jackass as a Senator. Besides being a Republican in name only, Chafee has now crossed a line where I don't think even the Democrats would want to have him. In a local television inverview, Chafee equates U.S. military action with watching the South Vietnamese execute little girls during Vietnam. I'm pleading with the GOP leadership to boot this guy out of our party. At this point, even if the Senate was 50-50, I'd be glad to give up control just so Chafee can't dishonor the Republican Party any longer. His father might have gone off the Republican reservation at times, but no one could question his support for his country (Secretary of Navy during Vietnam). His son is a disgrace to the family name.
If it wasn't for war, you wouldn't know what peace was.
This is sort of in reply to the thread about European elections that seems to be closed. Really though, it's a defense of the EU. It's hard to understand for people not living in Europe. But travel between countries here is constant.