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What is the purpose of the US Military?

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posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 05:52 PM
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To defraud, deceive & betray the American public.




posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 05:55 PM
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People keep using this frelling excuse and you people are really pissing me off. I grew up on a dairy farm. The first off family farm job I had was removing enough cow # in a barn to, access the manure spreader to fix the chain, I was paid $2/hr. At the time it was $1 under the minimum wage. SO FRELLING WHAT. I as a kid wanted money.

You people really begin to piss me off. If there was not welfare or all these other frelling crap, people would be out there doing these jobs. Also, back then we never paid ANY DAMN taxes. This was all under the table work.

Sorry, I left work at the latest point making a HELL OF A LOT OF MONEY. Do you not think I used the things I learned as I grew up?

How bout the government quit trying to save everyone and quit STEALING OUR FRELLING MONEY!



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:16 PM
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reply to post by endisnighe
 


The military is too big to take care of small crap like borders, thats what border patrol is for, however the national guard just might have what you need.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:19 PM
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Originally posted by Stop-loss!
reply to post by endisnighe
 


The military is too big to take care of small crap like borders, thats what border patrol is for, however the national guard just might have what you need.


What national guard would that be? The same one that is being mobilized for offshore duties or the one for whom which the governors of these borders states have been requesting for but their requests have been consistently denied.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:21 PM
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Yes, I heard the State of Texas requested their National Guard to enforce the border. Still wondering why the FRELL that has not graced the MSM yet.

The State's National Guards were originally controlled by the governors. Not so anymore, I guess it was more important to enlist them in these damn wars they got going on.

Always liked your observations Stop-loss. Thanks for chiming in.

HOLY #, I post this and you post this-


Originally posted by prionace glauca

Originally posted by Stop-loss!
reply to post by endisnighe
 


The military is too big to take care of small crap like borders, thats what border patrol is for, however the national guard just might have what you need.


What national guard would that be? The same one that is being mobilized for offshore duties or the one for whom which the governors of these borders states have been requesting for but their requests have been consistently denied.


[edit on 4/21/2010 by endisnighe]



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:35 PM
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The national guard should not be in Iraq in the first place. Active army can handle outside hostilities but national guard have a duty to protect the states in domestic soil not overseas hence the words "national guard" but the government finds loop holes and somehow brings just about every military installation into play. This is madness!!



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:48 PM
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Just beat you to the post

In all reality we will see the fear mongering coming soon Left to try to spin this into discrimination and racial issue, oh wait it has already started. Now that I get to thinking deeper and deeper on this issue, this is what the LEFT wants, more anger in the illegals and the PIIG's (Pro Illegal Immigrant Groups). This anger can then be translated into the false flag events they are continuously trying to push and create.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:54 PM
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The national guard can't always defend the states due to BS deployments but at least they try to with the war mongering that is going around. I agree that they can't always be in two places at once.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:56 PM
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Say you are a super wealthy industrialist or corporate kingpin. You are selling product XYZ at 350% profit in the US because you and your state dept. cronies went down and lubed ol' Generalisimo's palm with girls,guns, drink and money. You know state and whitehouse well cuz' you funded their coffers!

So heir Generalisimo's local peasants are glad to get a little work producing XYZ (since they've been starving to death). But they make a little money and start to get a little bit too healthy. They hear that XYZ is selling for $???.00 in the US, and some local outspoken genius thinks that 350% is too much profit, perhaps the peasants should get 25% instead of 5% on the XYZ per item. What to do?

SEND IN THE MARINES!!!!!11!!!

XYZ= Banana, Oil, Rare Earth Ore, opium .....



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 06:59 PM
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Gotta protect them US interests.

Or at least the Government interests. People always say the corporate interests, but I feel the corporate and the governmental interest are inseparable in modern day US parlor speak.

Go tyrants!



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 07:05 PM
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Exactly. Point served.


People think we send troops and CIA to far away South American jungles and desolate areas of Mexico to fight the drug cartels to prevent them from delivering coca to the US, when in fact it is actually just a large scale drug war being delivered to snuff out the competition.

No different than a Crip killing a rival Crip for rights to deal on the block. Only in this instance our tax dollars pay for it, and no arrests will ever be made.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 08:21 PM
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Originally posted by endisnighe
reply to post by 1SawSomeThings
 


Gotta protect them US interests.

Or at least the Government interests. People always say the corporate interests, but I feel the corporate and the governmental interest are inseparable in modern day US parlor speak.

Go tyrants!


Actually, that is absolutely correct figuring that the "United States" is a Federal Corporation.

I have always been bothered by the fact that people are considered to be "Human Resources" within any Organization.

I hate my Business Management class.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 08:29 PM
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How about to guarantee you the right to question the need for it?

Has anyone here compared what percent of our GNP goes into defense vs. what other countries put into theirs? Might be surprised if you kick that rock over.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 08:33 PM
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How about to guarantee you the right to question the need for it?


I don't need mercenaries to "guarantee my rights."

I am perfectly capable of doing that on my own.

[edit on 4/21/2010 by dalan.]



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 08:40 PM
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Originally posted by dalan.
I don't need mercenaries to "guarantee my rights."

So you think everyone in the military is a mercenary? Make sure the next time you see one of them in person you tell them that.



I am perfectly capable of doing that on my own.

Good luck with that.



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 08:49 PM
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Originally posted by COOL HAND

Originally posted by dalan.
I don't need mercenaries to "guarantee my rights."

So you think everyone in the military is a mercenary? Make sure the next time you see one of them in person you tell them that.



mer·ce·nar·y (mûrs-nr)
adj.
1. Motivated solely by a desire for monetary or material gain.
2. Hired for service in a foreign army.
n. pl. mer·ce·nar·ies
1. One who serves or works merely for monetary gain; a hireling.
2. A professional soldier hired for service in a foreign army.
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I am perfectly capable of doing that on my own.


Good luck with that.


Why thank you, I'll need it, since the only person on this planet who can protect my rights is me.

It is a fallacy to believe that someone else is going to.

[edit on 4/21/2010 by dalan.]



posted on Apr, 21 2010 @ 08:54 PM
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So you are saying that people only join the military for the money? Do you even know how much they make? I'll give you a hint, it's nowhere near enough for what they put up with.

The closest I have heard to that is people joining for the GI Bill.



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 12:36 AM
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Why do you think many recruiters pick the most impoverished urban areas to solicit new members?


It could also be argued that the "United States" military is a foreign military sense the "United States" is a federal corporation and not the De Jure federal government before the Civil War.

Patriots do not fight for corporations, mercenaries do.

[edit on 4/22/2010 by dalan.]



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 12:43 AM
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To serve the American Puppet government ?



posted on Apr, 22 2010 @ 12:53 AM
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Originally posted by Southern Guardian
reply to post by endisnighe
 


I actually agree with you there endisnighe. I think it would do this nation alot of good if somewhere around 10,000 troops (atleast) were moved from overseas to be put on the borders. That would do some good.

I also agree with strengthening the wall.

While we are on the discussion of the purpose of the US military, what has been the purpose in spending $600 billion a year on this military? What is the purpose of spending 40% of the worlds military expenditure? Should we not only be defending ourselves? What purpose did it serve to increase our military expenditure by over $1 trillion for the last 10 years? Why do we insist on feeding the military industrial complex?


I just had to repost this because, while Southern Guardian and I very rarely agree on anything, this post embodies everything I admire so much about that member. Good job, S.G.

Same to you End, great thread!




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