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Phony war hero Danny Crane
admits he was lying

Tampa Tribune [FL], by Elaine Silvestrini

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Posted By:Jakester2344, 11/21/2012 5:01:28 PM

Tampa — Danny Crane bragged that he was the "most decorated veteran in Florida." He claimed he had been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Purple Hearts, an Air Medal and other war-related awards. He said he was injured fighting in Iraq, he was shot six times, lost vision in his right eye, had 24 plates in his face and broke all his ribs. He told people he did tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. And he told Veterans Affairs he had post-traumatic stress disorder. None of this was true. In fact, Crane was discharged from the Army after serving less than three months, and he never fought in a war.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/21/2012 5:05:23 PM     (No. 9028195)

FTA: Not only did Crane bilk the VA of more than $7,000 ...

How in Hades does this happen? The VERY few times I´ve been to a VA hospital, they´ve required every page of my medical records. If this jackwagon served only three months (hell - that´s boot camp!) then it should have been more than obvious that he was a phony.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 11/21/2012 5:12:33 PM     (No. 9028205)

Well, at least he didn´t become a United States Senator. /s

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/21/2012 5:13:26 PM     (No. 9028207)

He also claimed to have survived the sinking of the USS Indianapolis by killing a shark with his bare hands. Shortly thereafter he got shot in the gut during Pickett´s Charge.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sinic, 11/21/2012 5:15:55 PM     (No. 9028213)

#2...he well might become one in the near future. After all, that 47% of American "Takers" will no doubt admire the puke. Add on the brain dead and you´ve got a new US Senator!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thelmalou, 11/21/2012 5:24:41 PM     (No. 9028226)

Whew...thank the Lord! I thought there for a minute something bad was being said about DENNY Crane...


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Reply 6 - Posted by: tren9, 11/21/2012 5:28:30 PM     (No. 9028233)

This jerk pulled a Kerry and almost got away with it...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/21/2012 5:35:42 PM     (No. 9028243)

You people belittling John Kerry on this thread should apologize: he spent 4 months in Vietnam!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: WIBadger, 11/21/2012 5:39:24 PM     (No. 9028247)

Isn´t this the same guy who fought, died & was ressurrected after the battle of the Alamo ?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/21/2012 6:11:39 PM     (No. 9028287)

Take it from our valiant CinC, Danny Crane, when you lie, make sure there´s no one around that can disprove them. Like classmates at Occidental or schoolmates at the madrassa.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: weirdone, 11/21/2012 6:23:50 PM     (No. 9028304)

Hey chill out, didn´t the Supreme Court say that there is a Constitutional Right to lie about your military service, or lack there of?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kayworthy, 11/21/2012 6:27:42 PM     (No. 9028310)

Nothing worse than a phoney soldier who´s also a pathological liar.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 11/21/2012 7:32:41 PM     (No. 9028383)

Sounds like a resume enhancer for a future Democrat run for the Senate...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: GoodGrief, 11/21/2012 11:37:09 PM     (No. 9028700)

He should stay away from military aviators. I understand the removal of a DFC is very painful indeed.

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