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US Military Issues Warning to Ron Paul Supporters

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posted on Feb, 19 2012 @ 06:46 AM
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Originally posted by Cosmic911

Originally posted by Gseven
reply to post by v1rtu0s0
 


Nothing new. And it's not directed solely at Ron Paul supporters. This has ALWAYS been the case.
It is not the military's place to endorse politicians....period.


No, its their place to die at the directions of scheming politicians.



Really?
Come on now. Are you saying all the active duty members and veterans (including myself) are too stupid to know what we're doing, to feel a sense of purpose, or to gain a positive experience from something they believe in? Despite the unavoidable and detestable horrors of war, there IS good that comes out of it. We do our jobs....we don't play politics....period. (Or, when I was active duty, at least). There's a saying in the military..."it's about your mindset". If you think it's going to be crappy, it will be. If you think it's going to be an adventure, it will be. If you think it's a wonderful job, it will be. But if you sit around thinking you're the victim of some politician calling the shots, and you have no control, then guess what? You will be. No intelligent military member would allow themselves to go down that road unless they were just overwhelmed and surrounded by bad leadership and horrible attitudes. I don't think any self-respecting active duty person on the front lines is sitting there thinking, "some scheming politician is itching to make the call for me to die today". If that were the case, no one would be serving in an all volunteer military.




posted on Feb, 20 2012 @ 11:03 AM
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Veterans for Ron Paul March 02-20-12 at 12 PM EST-- Live Video Here

I just posted this. Hopefully we get some good things to happen today. I would hate to see a low turnout due to that dumb Facebook thing. Anyway, I posted a link to this thread too



posted on Feb, 21 2012 @ 03:05 AM
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Originally posted by filosophia
So its democracy for all, unless you are a soldier. And dont say 'well they signed up' , everyone is tricked and pressured into registering for the draft when they are 18.


Wait...I signed up under a Congressional Draft? I was tricked? You did state "everyone". I knew full well what I was signing up for. I knew the consequences and restrictions. I knew that some of my freedoms would be corralled and limited.

Your understanding of the volunteer military is skewed Filosophia. Don't take me wrong here, I didn't fully enjoy my whole experience, but as a veteran I can tell you that I knew damn well what I was getting into......no "tricking" and definitely no "pressuring".

Censor it all you want, but you sir are talking out of your ass.

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Ah I see now, you are speaking of the "Selective Service"; in which I do not agree with, but again, I was never pressured to sign up for that either....nor tricked.
edit on 21-2-2012 by ownbestenemy because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 21 2012 @ 03:18 AM
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Originally posted by CoolStoryMan
When did King George come back to life?
Disgusting! people are allowed to have opinions and rights in this country!! I guess the M.I.C can't have their wars stopped! to profitable eh?


Can you show me where a military member is restricted or coerced from retaining their personal opinions? Ah you cannot! Don't get me wrong, the representation that is continually engaging our military in war is completely out of line but you spreading this nonsense and outright lie -- insinuating that military members have lost their free will to decide who they like, absent military orders -- is disgusting.

In my 6 years in, I never met anyone that was beholden to the military line...because there never was a military line. No commander or officer ever told us we need to vote this way -- or think that way -- just did not happen. People like to paint the military as sheep without even knowing or understanding the internal structure or processes that occur.



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