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Obama on first combat death of an
American general in decades: (Silence)

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 8/7/2014 9:15:00 AM

President Obama has a habit of issuing formal statements of sadness upon deaths in the news. Usually they begin "Michelle and I were saddened..." And they include the words "our hearts and prayers go out to the families." Obama does it somewhat more than most modern presidents, especially if the dead person is an African leader. [Snip] This week, Maj. Gen. Harold Greene became the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to die in the Afghan war. He was assassinated and a dozen others wounded at a training camp near Kabul by a man in an Afghan army uniform, the first American general to die in a combat zone since the Vietnam

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Drive, 8/7/2014 9:18:44 AM     (No. 9956604)

Like Clinton, he loathes the military. No surprise here. He also just loathes Americans

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Reply 2 - Posted by: LAW428, 8/7/2014 9:36:47 AM     (No. 9956622)

With regard to #1´s comment, the feelings are mutual.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 8/7/2014 9:40:15 AM     (No. 9956627)

I wonder if Maj. Gen. Green received his pink slip prior to being murdered. 0bama was firing a bunch of top officers. The murderer may have helped 0bama on this one.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hotcorner, 8/7/2014 9:41:52 AM     (No. 9956629)

This is the continuing saga of Democrats hating the military. Republicans need to stand up and say it repeatedly during the election campaign. Put them on the defensive for all the havoc Obama´s created and they approved by their silence.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lana720, 8/7/2014 9:58:01 AM     (No. 9956647)

Gen, Greene is the same age as my husband and wears the same uniform. Both sweet, yet determined faces.

That this anti-military bunch in power refuses to acknowledge his horrible and preventable death is not surprising, it is disgusting and loathsome.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/7/2014 10:25:06 AM     (No. 9956684)

It´s simply a "grand tradition" of The Dark Side, as mentioned above. And yes #1, who can ever forget those "immortal" words of America´s first ever Certified Draft Dodger-In-Chief, William Jefferson Blythe Clinton, in that now "famous" letter made public to the late Colonel Eugene J. Holmes, United States Army---"I loathe the military"?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Janylou, 8/7/2014 10:32:52 AM     (No. 9956697)

Obama couldn´t even take time out from his golf games and speeches to pay tribute to this returning hero.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dwa, 8/7/2014 10:39:16 AM     (No. 9956710)

You can bet that Obama would have said something if the two star general had been black. After all, race triumphs his hate for the military and this country.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/7/2014 10:40:33 AM     (No. 9956714)

Kill a general - no big deal
Kill an ambassador - do big deal

after all the US is not exceptional, is too powerful and should be weakened according to the empty suit.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mizzmac, 8/7/2014 11:54:18 AM     (No. 9956812)

Our Commander in Chief may be a brainless, heartless scarecrow/tinman of a leader, but someone on his staff should know Major General Greene´s name, and be able to type out a few words (minus "uhs") for the POTUS to read out loud, even if he doesn´t mean them. Pathetic.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mark34, 8/7/2014 12:55:32 PM     (No. 9956881)

The story headline characterizes the General´s death as a "combat death." Combat describes active fighting. The General was involved only in training Afghan soldiers when he was killed; he was not engaged in active fighting. His death is no less regrettable, but it´s not a combat death. May his soul rest in peace!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: vulcanrider, 8/7/2014 1:32:30 PM     (No. 9956931)

I don´t know what you all are going on about...he just hasn´t heard about it yet!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: harper, 8/7/2014 4:09:19 PM     (No. 9957114)

Well of course Slick and Zero hate the military. It´s only logical after all.

The moral, ethical and patriotic divide between the military and these Dems makes the grand canyon look like a ditch dug by a child.

Obama may have a comment if he can get his Demsmirk under control.

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