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Beside a tattered American flag, 2012 U.S. Senate candidate Thomas Bleming recalls his past. A former Army Pathfinder in Vietnam, Bleming earned numerous military honors, including the Silver Star for his heroism in the line of fire. But despite his decorated military career, his bid for U.S. Senator fell short to incumbent John Barrasso following some questionable posts on social media—including "jew gassin", "blitzkrieg", and “Blitzkrieg", and “Nazi German armed forces”.