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– US Army Special Forces Command (Green Berets)
– US Navy SEALS
– US Air Force Special Operations Command
– USMC Marine Special Operations Command
– USMC Marine Expeditionary Units
– 82nd Airborne Division
– Interagency Partners
originally posted by: tsurfer2000h
a reply to: texasgirl
I just want to point out that Governor Abbott appointed the Texas STATE Guard to watch the situation,
Seems some in the government aren't happy with the governors decision...
Now at least one Texas Republican seems to think the Governor’s move might have marked Jade Helm’s full retard moment because as you can see from the following letter, 16-year Texas House member Todd Smith thinks the decision to have the state guard monitor the US military is nothing short of preposterous.
Dear Governor Abbott,
Let me apologize in advance that your letter pandering to idiots who believe that US Navy Seals and other US military personnel are somehow a threat to be watched has left me livid. As a 16 year Republican member of the Texas House and a patriotic AMERICAN, I am horrified that I have to choose between the possibility that my Governor actually believes this stuff and the possibility that my Governor doesn't have the backbone to stand up to those who do. I'm not sure which is worse. As one of the remaining Republicans who actually believes in making decisions based on facts and evidence- you used to be a judge?- I am appalled that you would give credence to the nonsense mouthed by those who instead make decisions based on internet or radio shock jock driven hysteria. Is there ANYBODY who is going to stand up to this radical nonsense that is cancer on our State and Party? It is alarming that our State Republican leadership is such that we must choose between DEGREES of demagoguery. I know that in many cases you are the better of the two demagogues (see the Lieutenant Governor driven nut job rant regarding your Pre-K program as a recent example). Having been there, I also know that politicians are not always able to speak their mind because they represent large groups of people and not just themselves. But this bone that you have thrown to those who believe that the U.S. Military is a threat to the State of Texas is an embarrassing distance beyond the pale. You are Governor of Texas! This is an open request—from a ghost of our State's recent Republican past—that you act like it. Enough is enough. You have embarrassed and disappointed all Texans who are also informed, patriotic Americans. And it is important to rational governance that thinking Republicans call you out on it.
Your assumption, you mean.
My definition includes ALL domestic agencies as well as those for foreign deployment.
I offered no defintion. Are you a mind reader?
Your definition of course is rather limited by whatever lense you use to view these activities.
Seems the Governor of Texas who probably has better access to information than either of us has reason to put his resources on watch.
What rhetoric? What misuse?
Same ole same ole rhetoricol usage of the language Phage or should I say purposeful misuse.
Abbott did not put his neck out on JH15 just to please a small segment of folks in Texas as you insinuate, he knows something you or I don't know otherwise there is no way he'd act as he did and take heat from naysayers such as found here or in the MSM.
My only claim is this operation is directed towards domestic issues rather than foreign.
That they are planning a military coup? I though you said you didn't think that's what it was. Not very sneaky if that's the case.
What is "Mastering the human domain" mean?