Tag: Vietnam War

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California Democrat Apologizes for Silencing Republican Nguyen

California Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León took “full responsibility” for his controversial ejection of Republican State Sen. Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) from the floor of the legislature last week, after she criticized late liberal State Sen. Tom Hayden for his opposition to the Vietnam War.

US boxing heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali pictured 11 days before the famous "Rumble in the Jungle" fight against George Foreman in Kinshasa in 1974

Muhammad Ali No Hero, Just a Hypocrite, for Dodging Draft

Ted Williams lost five seasons to World War II and the Korean War. We look at the 521 home runs and .344 lifetime batting average and think: what might have been? Muhammad Ali lost more than three years in his prime to the Vietnam War, and some also ask: what might have been?

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Small Tent: Webb Considers Leaving Democrat Party, Running As Independent

Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb is considering leaving the Democratic Party to run as an independent nominee, asserting that the Democratic Party is helping frontrunner Hillary Clinton win her bid for the presidency. Former Sen. Webb’s campaign released initial information about his possible exit from the Democratic Party when sending out details about a press conference he is holding on Tuesday at the National Press Club.

Perry: Trump Should Withdraw From Race After Saying John McCain ‘Is Not a War Hero’

Perry’s sharp words come after Trump attacked Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), saying that McCain was not a war hero and was only regarded as such because he had been captured and held as a prisoner of war. Trump, who has been trading insults with McCain for the past few days, continued his critical remarks about the Senator. When moderator Frank Luntz commented that McCain was a war hero, Trump, according to a report by Politico, responded, “He’s not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.”