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Originally posted by Algernonsmouse
Originally posted by tkwasny
When issuing a blatently illegal order, the subordinates are obligated under the UCMJ to place that issuing superior under arrest or they will be charged with disobeying the order to not place that officer under arrest. The courts martial will sort it all out after a full investigation.edit on 4-12-2011 by tkwasny because: Typo fix
What if it is made a lawful order? I kind of thought that was the premise anyway. What if lawfully they were ordered to do so, would they still do it. Maybe I was wrong. The patriot act was a great way to kick off making it a legal order though and apparently they are working on making it legal to detain americans without warrant within the US I saw the other day?
I think it is more than a fair question. Will all the Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck devotees rush to protect some Obama loving liberal? What if choices have to be made and it is either family right or family left? How will that decision be made?
I am not a military basher but I am a realist. Rape happens all the time in the military so the idea that they are somehow better or more moral or more just than civillians falls on deaf ears. I know the military is full of humans just like every other pit on earth and I do not have faith all those humans will be compassionate heroes in the face of the option to watch a tree hugger die.
Originally posted by Grimpachi
reply to post by TiM3LoRd
It is something that just will not happen. Soldiers from another nation are not going to come here and soldiers of this nation are not going to turn against the people. People should go talk to a soldier they will be more than happy to calm there fears but don't start the conversation with calling them names.
Originally posted by DAVID64
I think they will use foreign troops for their dirty work. They know that a large percentage of US soldiers will refuse such an order or go AWOL. I also believe that most of those foreign troops will be going home in body bags. We have a nation of people who are Fed Up with the crap coming out of Washington and it would be a blood bath. To conquer the American people, they would have to destroy most of this country.
Originally posted by starwarsisreal
reply to post by DaveWx3
But foreign troops and mercenaries like blackwater would
For any Military Personnel on ATS, What are you going to do when you are ordered to the streets of America to act as police over the very people you are entrusted to protect? In other words, go against everything that America stands for?
Originally posted by Mythkiller
Originally posted by Ex_CT2
I believe TPTB have already anticipated this. I'm pretty sure there's a protocol in place whereby they plan to use non-US soldiers for the dirty deed. Our soldiers will be shipped off in trade, I suppose, to quell someone else's uprising.
I may be mistaken about that, but I have heard strong claims to that effect. I'll make it a point to look it up. But let's find out what our boys have to say, just in case they are put in that position....
They will use troops from other localities and countrys.
Originally posted by ManBehindTheMask
reply to post by jude11
No jude I just dont think a lot of people are aware of the organization itself....
Also , some people might not be members just cause its not their thing..........it doesnt mean they dont agree with them......
Originally posted by Ex_MislTech
We may have a lot of redneck with rifles, but it won't do much against air power
with heat seeking weaponry.