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Originally posted by Asktheanimals
They would just hire more XE people and make it even more expensive. Better to have US troops on the ground who are accountable to the uniform code of military justice than unaccountable mercenaries who have nothing to answer to except their corporate paymasters,
Originally posted by technical difficulties
You complained about him generalizating while doing the same thing yourself. Even being in denial about it.
He said that he doesn't hate the troops, he hates the policies. It sounds like you're projecting hatred morseso than him (with your first reply to this thread). I'll admit your right on the presidents being responsible. Don't really see how that makes him a self-loathing hypocrite in denial though.
He didn't say to spit on the troops (he even said it was a bad idea), he said to educate them on what they're really doing over them. Sorry, but your post is still stupid. It seems like you didn't read his post at all based your first post on this post (which is ironic, because I remember you telling someone else to deny ignorance).edit on 16-2-2012 by technical difficulties because: (no reason given)
Should we be spitting at our troops?
Originally posted by petrus4
Originally posted by eriktheawful
After all, you could be residing in a country where your posts would get you arrested in the middle of the night, and whisked off to god knows what hole in the ground, while that' country's "political police" slowly remove your skin, inch by inch, until you confess to what they want you to confess to.
Lucky you don't have to worry about that.
Obama got the ability to black bag anyone he likes, on New Year's Eve.
Like I said earlier, you are not defending anyone's freedom. That isn't spitting; but it is stating a fact.edit on 17-2-2012 by petrus4 because: (no reason given)
I, [name], do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Originally posted by usmc0311
reply to post by LrBc1275
Isn't it great that everyone thinks that the only military people on here are post 911 troops. I never get asked when or why I joined. I just get told that I signed up during war so I'm a murderer, when in reality I was in pre 911 just like many others.
Originally posted by GovtFlu
reply to post by ScarletWitch
"Spitting is a form of assault"
Not assault, battery.
2C:12-13 Throwing bodily fluid at certain law enforcement officers deemed aggravated assault; grading, sentence.
Judge teaches what a mother couldn't. A man who intentionally spat at another can be charged with criminal assault, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday. Jeffrey Lewellyn was sentenced to two years probation and 50 hours of community service
Spit as in "saliva"?.. nah.. but I'd be all for spitting some verbal insults, if thats your thing, for being dumb enough to be duped into thinking an aggressive war occupier for GOP & DNC liars = protecting freedom/ serving your country.
Want to serve the community?.. apply for the police / fire dept.. they probably wont hire you but, at least it would be a legit attempt. Defend the nation?.. border patrol is hiring.. MMPI testing tends to weed out knuckle-heads the military loves though.. but there's always some douchey career college offering EMT courses.
Heck.. don a sporty red beret, pepper spray & wife beater... call yourself a guardian angel, cruse the bars @ 2am.. and walk drunk horny chicks to their car for free.. a much better community serving choice than following obamaos fascist amoral orders.
Originally posted by Afterthought
Regardless of how the general public feels about the military is not as important as how our troops are metaphorically spit on by our own government.
Let's look at the evidence:
-- Big Sis has called Vietnam vets and Gulf War vets terrorists
-- Told they will have psyche help after coming home from war. Most don't get it.
-- Many former military are living in the streets
-- Many service men have been asked to reimburse the military/govt. for damaged bullet proof vests.
-- Several dead vets were placed into Arlington Cemetary with mislabeled grave markers and two or three bodies to a grave.
-- Several dead servicemen were dumped into land fills instead of marked graves in Virginia.
Do I have to go on?
Our own government doesn't respect its troops and veterans, so this is where the anger should be directed by the general public as well as those who are serving and have served.
Let's not misplace our anger. It only slows the wheels of justice.
a U.S. appeals court ruled on Wednesday