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Originally posted by muzzleflash
Originally posted by juveous
Say what? I didn't blindly believe what I was told, in fact most of my marine buds kept what was told in question, however because of contract and the conditions of which we signed up, the chain of command puts us in a position to follow lawful orders, not blindly believe.
So every order given is "lawful"? That's a load of garbage....
Or are you trying to say that since someone in authority issues an order, it is always lawful, therefore the SS commanders issuing orders for massacre were also lawful, therefore morally correct?
This is a very simple question. And this is also the central focal point of the problem that is making people very upset with the status quo.
Originally posted by seedofchucky
Now can you reply with something of substance?
Or shall i pull out my stick?
Yes that is what I mean by effective. That is what war is about after all and you've kind of proved my point by referencing the Nazi's. You must follow orders to be effective and if you have people that are allowed to question orders and pick and choose what actions they want to take you will not have an army that is effective at killing.
I don't like insulting soldiers, it pisses me off because I don't like making enemies when instead we should be having a BBQ with the neighborhood. But damit things are getting really hot in here and we need some relief. I implore all soldiers please think about what I have asked. Please think about taking action to make things right. To stop the criminals who run things from getting away with all of this stuff.
But it seems to have become a collection of assumption, misinformation, and unproven conspiracy.
Originally posted by JibbyJedi
"Military men are just dumb stupid animals to be used as pawns in foreign policy." -Henry Kissinger
Never gets old. Even when the horse's mouth admits what they're doing, people still go along with the charade.
Some even believe we are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as "internationalists" and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure - one world, if you will. If that's the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it. -David Rockefeller
Originally posted by NightGypsy
It is a PROVEN fact that the war in Iraq was based on lies. Bush admitted there were no weapons of mass destruction.
Originally posted by k21968
reply to post by wcitizen
My husband served 22 yrs as a military police narcotics/explosives dog handler in the US ARmy. He retired last April.
I, of course, disagree with you. I thank him everyday for his selfless service.
For our family, it was join the military or be a drain on society and draw welfare because there are no jobs in our little appalachian hometown. He did it to earn his money.
You are entitled to your opinion, because the blood of many soldiers gave you that right.
Originally posted by hammanderr
We are a civilian led military. Everything we do we do at the behest of the US government(civilians). If you feel that we are not currently fighting for your freedoms I am okay with that but believe me, we will when the time comes. I have seen up close the people who consider themselves the enemy of this country and you will want us on your side when the enemy does arrive at your door step. All of your anti-war, peace loving stuff won't protect you from the real killers out there, your military will.