Originally posted by hawkiye
Wow this thread sure attracted a lot of idiots/trolls giving the OP a hard time. Seems to be a concerted effort to try and ridicule anyone who voices thier dissatisfaction to unconstitutional/unlawful mandates, government theft, and oppression.
Would love to meet some of these little tofu loving commie weenies FTF who spout the crap they do here so boldly behind hundreds of miles of cable/cord just to laugh at how pathetic they are to thier face!
[edit on 12-4-2010 by hawkiye]
Originally posted by NoHierarchy
Originally posted by Reign02
reply to post by MolecularPhD
Funny I was just about to make a thread about the Military bashers. I think it is absolutly crazy that people act this way toward us. We would risk our own lives protecting their freedom and people are ungrateful. Even if this is an unjust war, our oath that we took said nothing about us choosing who we are sent to fight. But the reality is once you are in Iraq or Afghanistan IT IS REAL. Once that first RPG, IED, or round flies it is ON!!! You no longer care about why you are over there all you care about is protecting your brothers and yourself and killing that wuss that is hiding amongst the civilian population. I think it is funny that so many people bash on the military and war but have not yet expierienced it first hand. That is kind of like writing a movie review without seeing the movie. Anyway you get a star and a flag my friend.
I think that's exactly it! The purpose of the military is not to question orders, or even interpret the constitution. Sure, recruits to the military swear to uphold the constitution, but do they really know it? Are they really taught what that means or is it a symbolic reminder of what you're fighting for? If it's a reminder then HOW THE HELL did we get so far from defending the constitution and instead engage in stealing the freedoms, lives, and resources of others around the world?
Originally posted by Jeffdogg
reply to post by MolecularPhD
Not trying to take you off your soap box mate but to correct you when you said
This great country of ours
Maybe it was a long time ago I dont know your age and when you have been in school, But we stole this land from the Native Americans "Indians" When we landed here we slaughtered 1,000's of Indians. This is not our land this is belongs to the people whose descendant's were killed by our descendants, its funny hearing UK people talk about how stupid americans are when they are too ignorant to understand we came from the same place they live, We're not true americans.. Dont people ever pick up a book these days or are they just too busy trying to make up silly rants such as the OP trying to get attention for the big "S&F" contest.. S&F is noting more then an ignorant popularity contest and should be taken away from every website. Maybe then these pathetic begs for attention and "i'm tired of this crap" "and this and that" "wah wah wah" " Q Q"
AMERICA WAS NEVER OURS IT BELONGS TO THE INDIANS AND ALWAYS WILL STOP TALKING US LIKE WE ARE GREAT WHEN WE ARE NOTHING MORE THEN THIEVES....
And TBH you seem a bit brain washed by the gov if you think they are supposed to be so great I dont have any clue what your doing on a conspiracy site. TBH IMO its a bit hypocritical.. Good day and plz get the facts straight before you post threads such as this...
Originally posted by MolecularPhD
When did being a proud American become a Crime? When did the defense of our Constitution and Bill of Rights become a Crime? When did being a former Soldier become a Crime in this country? When did upholding the Oath you took to defend your country from enemies both foreign and domestic become a crime? When did Americans decide we the former soldiers of this great country of ours are criminals IE (terrorists/extremists)?
I am sick to my stomach at the recent bastardizing and labeling of former Military Personnel, and our Proud Veterans of this country as criminals’ hell bent on destroying this nation of ours by the MSM. I am saddened by the MSM’s mission of making all Vets and Prior Military Personnel out to be the bad guys in this country. If you are a proud American and believe in your countries freedoms; then the time to make a stand is now. The stand I speak of is not an easy one; it is a long hard road of waking up others to the criminal takeover of this great country of ours. Stop sitting on your butts and just blogging your complaints; you need to be heard, make your voice a stand against those that would imprison you in your own home. If you believe that is simply nonsense, then you my friend are still asleep.
This great country of ours is being taken over by Big Banks and Corp. through their bought and paid for politicians. This country is being taken over by those that deem all prior military personnel as extremists or god forbid terrorists. The Freedoms we used to take for granted in this country were paid for in blood by all of the proud soldiers who gave their lives for your freedom. Will you allow their deaths to be in vain?
Stop the real terrorists in this country; the politicians that are passing Non Constitutional Laws in this country. Stop the real extremists in this country; the MSM that puts out the establishments criminal ideas. Stop the real Criminals in this country; the Financial Intuitions’ that are hell bent on destroying this great nation of ours through the devaluation of our currency.
I am MAD as Hell and I for one will not take it anymore!
Former Military Officer
Originally posted by MolecularPhD
reply to post by Reign02
It is the same for all branches of the service and even more so if you are an Officer. Once again it is the ignorance of the masses as to what our role is; or for that matter what our knowledge base maybe. Keep Reading these posts, I am truly amazed at the sheer ignorance of some of the posters.
Originally posted by Recon3
I am with you sir. I proudly served under great officers as yourself, and I am ready to go when there are enough people mad enough to make a difference. I swore the oath, and I am not dead yet.
My minute -man gear stays with me nearly always as time is getting short.
[edit on 12-4-2010 by Recon3]
Originally posted by Pappie54
Well I am an old Vietnam vet and I think your understanding of the constitution as a rock hard document is ridicules. Man and civilization grows and moves on. If we, the majority of the people in this country wants to amend or change it, it is the right of the people. If you are in the minority, tough break, this is a democracy! Quite crying about it and move on and do your part to make the country greater. You are doing no one a service setting around writing about your views and crying in your beer for days gone by. Go out and make yourself and your world better a better place.
Originally posted by Nomad451
I can't even begin to describe how much I HATE these pathetic anger rants from yanks on this site.
It makes me sick to my stomach.. physically nauseous
How about get up and off your arse and actually make real legitimate steps in correcting what you find annoying. Instead of RANTING on ATS like a sickening patriot that probably pleasures himself to his yanky doodle flag and colours.
Get up off your fat American arse and do something about it. "I'm not going to take it anymore" Boo hoo hoo whinge whine you sad sack.
See that rectangular hole in the wall? It's called a door. Do you have two feet and a heartbeat? Then walk out that door and move into the real world and put a stop to your anger.
Originally posted by ABNARTY
reply to post by SiKFury
Agreed. Democracy and Freedom are not natural end states for human endeavor. Quite the opposite. I believe the degree to which we have separated ourselves from tyranny and injustice is testament to effort made for the rights of Americans. Those who do not see this assume the world owes them everything automatically.
Originally posted by MischeviousElf
I am mad as hell that men go and murder civilians and are not brought to justice for it, even though most of them agree they shouldn’t be there.
I am Mad as hell at all the macho Bull*** and aggressive posturing by the American nation and military around the world.
I am mad as hell at the fact that the very things these people say their for fathers died to protect, freedom and ant Nazism etc is, being done by them now.
I am mad as hell that once again TORTURE SEXUAL ABUSE RAPE and MURDER took place in Abu graib and such places.
I am mad as hell that the very people who say they care for their countries freedom are making it more more dangerous every single day.
I am mad as hell that we have in the USA/West a military which is not in a real war situation, big battles, trenches etc like WW2 accept the orders when they know there was no WMD there anyway and it was all a lie.
I am mad as hell that people think they put a uniform on, and it makes them any different from a Murderer, and they get medals, when they are just paid assassins to steal and control oil and business contracts.
I am mad as hell that the war was started to find WMD when the USA had actually sold them to Iraq first of all and let them use them on civilians.
I am mad at hell at the birth defects in Felluga and suppressed truth of the almost genocide that went on there.
I am mad at hell that soo called men and warriors will let someone with a one more stripe on his piece of cloth tell him to go and invade a country for no reason and they don’t have the courage to question why they and their brothers in arms have to do this, risk their lives and kill others, be scared emotionally and physically for life, and they don’t have the courage to say no.
I am mad as hell many of the ex soldiers go and work for private companies paid from our taxes, to do as they want and kill civilians for a laugh.
I am mad as hell that there are soo many traumatised and psychologically ruined for life like the Op, and many of his colleagues, and millions of innocent civilians wandering the world with soo much rage and anger.
I am mad as hell that many of the young kids of 7-10 now will now grow up to be suicide bombers because of the above and attack other innocent civilians.
I am mad as hell that the war was planned and created by politicians in PNAC many years before it happened and is just like chess, they rubbing their hands with glee as each $1million dollar cruise missile opened this stain on humanities history as they all worked for the companies and were making millions.
I am mad as hell after all the death and destruction the world is a more dangerous and unsafe place, with less liberty, freedom, peace and safety for the world’s population.
I am mad as hell that as usual the main amount of suffering and deaths has been with civilians, and women and children.
I am mad as hell that innocent men were placed in shipping containers in the desert bound and played loud music for soo long they started screaming and became insane for life, for information they never had.
I am mad as hell that scenes that we have not witnessed since WW2 and the concentration camps in the control experiments parts, took place in guantamino bay and most of the people there had nothing to do with anything.
I am mad as hell that civilians were picked up by there governments and put on private jets to be tortured by other governments with the explicit awareness of the USA and UK etc
I am mad as hell that for the cost of this war we would have no world hunger, no financial collapse, and a much better world for all.
I am mad as hell that the only people who have done well out of these wars are the lunatics in both the USA Neo cons etc, the Shareholders of killing companies, the nutter fundamentalists in Islam and those in the military who are as equally insane and enjoy killing, raping, civilians for fun, or wanted an promotion.
Indeed the phrase "I am mad as hell", though repeated much by me to make a very satirical point, is very telling.
Maybe you have hit the nail on the head for the entire situation, both personally and from the top.
You know what they say, as in life, so in death on the other side.
I hope you find peace op, it is not people who are angry at the situation you should be mad at, but those who sent you, those who don’t ensure there is care and such like for those who come back, and maybe the anger you have is also some guilt rising, and also became a bit of an habit.