It´s a developing pattern of this Obama White House. Barack Obama cashiered yet another battle-seasoned American general Tuesday, even as the war in Afghanistan continues along with numerous other serious global threats to United States security. This is the fourth senior officer Obama has forced from the country´s service. All four were tied somehow to the Afghanistan mess that Obama has long argued was the most important war. Each departure was staged as a resignation.
Must concur with #4 and #5. Regarding #6, the rumor has been running around the internet, but I´d need to see something substantial to buy in to that one. I don´t think any military man would fire on his own countrymen.
Right on #6! Have come across several articles about purging the military of those who refuse to fire on American citizens. Obama is looking to convert those willing to take aim at us into his dream civilian force.
Let´s face it - Obama is one of the first presidents we have ever had who is worried about a military coup. And rightfully so, at least until he can purge the military of those still loyal to the constitution and replace them with those only loyal to him.
RE #7: Having spent 20 years in the military, I can believe that there ar officers that would order their men to fire on fellow Americns, and enlisted men that would obey those orders. Look at Kent State, or the bonus marchers back in the 1930s. The military oversaw the reloction of Japanese-Americans at the start of WWII. I also believe our Dear Leader wants a high command that will be compliant to his orders.
Brennan ran a separate security agency within the WH. If they were spying on Petraeus as head of the CIA, you have to be naive to think that they haddn´t used the best Google supplied intelligence gathering on each and every top military officer. Every email. every message, every site visited; nothing is secret unless a device completely out of the NSA knowledge loop was being used. You can be 100% sure someone is combing every email on the Pentagon system for key words and phrases.
You get the choice to work wth the thugs or get out.
Sooner or later this will turn and bite him. And yes there are Officers and Enlisted that will fire on us. Just remember when they do that they make themselves viable targets in return. If you want to keep your Republic your gonna have to fight for it, because your enemies are coming to take it.
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Old Army Vet, 2/20/2013 12:15:49 PM (No. 9186847)
Obama is the most dangerous thing that this country faces right now. He is trying to put his cronies in place so that they will follow his orders to the "T". We are in trouble. the government isn´t buying up all of the ammo because they need it. They don´t want us to have any.
#2 and #19, it is also similar what the new islamist government of Turkey is doing to thier military, which, according to the Turkish constitution, is charged with keeping Turkey a secular state. One twist the Turk islamonazis have added is arresting the officers on trumped up charges after they resign.
Obama is expert at digging up moral dirt on his enemies. That is how he won a seat in the Illinois legislature and how he got his U.S. Senate seat.
The folks that are retiring will be the leaders called upon when the call to arms comes. we will have a civil war upon us in the near furture. The idiot in charge wants only those who will follow his orders. When the s**T hits the fan the which side will you be on, is all that really matters.
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