Originally posted by FarArcher
Kent State - frightened, untrained National Guardsmen.
Ruby Ridge? BATF and FBI
WACO? BATF and FBI.
Eisenhower , McArthur and Patton attacked a camp of 15,000 veterans in Washington DC with Eisenhower in overall command , McArthur in charge of ground forces and Patton lead the cavalry charge into the unarmed veterans . Posse Comittatus meant nothing . Anybodies guess how many were killed . Blackwater was hired by the Pentagon to go into New Orleans after Katrina and many witnesses reported seeing them shooting people . Kent State may have been National Guard but they are military and in a time of civil unrest they'll be the ones you meet first . Many believe by the wreckage scattered over such a long wide area that the US Air Force shot a passenger plane full of innocent people down on 9/11. Waco was crawling with special operation , although not on the assault but the cops didn't just run out and buy themselves a tank . There is a long history of American troops firing on Americas , back to the Civil War when Federal Troops shot wags of draft protestors in New York and Boston . All enemies forigen and domestic is the oath and when the order comes , they'll shoot . Only the Oathkeepers won't .
Originally posted by mydarkpassenger
reply to post by stephinrazin
Thank God the Egyptian army would not fire on its own citizens. If the time comes in America, I think our citizen - soldiers won't either.
Originally posted by liveandletlive
Now that the military/police have started killing the people, I’m sure the people will start to kill them in return. The people will have no mercy for a military that turned on them. No mercy! Let the blood bath begin. What a mistake they just made.
Originally posted by Screwed
reply to post by loam
Let me get this straight,The Military men of the country
were more than willing to follow orders to KILL in cold blood the citizens of said country????
Well, good thing we live in America.
Land of the Blahhhh blahhh
Home of the Blahhhh Blahhh Blahhhh,
where things like this can't happen.
Originally posted by justwokeup
The US is in a real bind here. They cannot criticise as Bahrain is where the 5th fleet is based. Upsetting the King and being ejected would be a strategic disaster. Don't expect any repeat of the pressure put on Egypt.
As to why they were willing to fire..sectarianism is a big part. The ruling elite and military are overwhelmingly Sunni. They rule a mostly Shia wider population which is deliberately excluded and discriminated against. The sense of the Army being 'of the people as a whole' is absent.
Those in charge will not go down without a fight.