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September 07, 2008

Barack Obama: I Really Wanted to Join the Military, Too, You Know, But Unfortunately There Wasn't an Active War So I Missed My Chance to Kill Commies

Damn!

If only he'd graduated a few years earlier! He would have had a whole necklace of Gook ears like an aloha lei!

The statement is thought to be the first time during the 19-month-long presidential campaign that the Democratic nominee for the White House has indicated he once wanted to serve in uniform. The aspiration was not mentioned in either of his two volumes of memoirs.

Mr Obama was asked by George Stephanopoulos of ABC's "This Week" programme whether he'd ever thought about military service and replied: "You know, I actually did. I had to sign up for Selective Service [a means of conscription in case of war] when I graduated from high school.

"And I was growing up in Hawaii. And I have friends whose parents were in the military. There are a lot of Army, military bases there.

"And I actually always thought of the military as an ennobling and, you know, honourable option. But keep in mind that I graduated in 1979. The Vietnam War had come to an end. We weren't engaged in an active military conflict at that point. And so, it's not an option that I ever decided to pursue."

Some men are just sadly born under an unlucky star.


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It is only due to bad timing he didn't get his chance to kill livestock, cut off ears, ravage villages, blow up bodies, and behave in a fashion reminiscent of Jenjhis Khan.

Wow. Those internals must be really, really awesome for Obama.



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