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Correction: March 14, 2012
A news alert and a headline on an earlier version of this article mischaracterized the initial reports of the incident at the base in Afghanistan. The Pentagon officials did not refer to the stolen car igniting; they described a flaming man emerging from the stolen car.
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No where in the audio are the phrases “United States” or “America” or “Constitution” mentioned.
No where is the idea of defending America first put forward.
In fact, no where in the ad will one hear the terms “USMC” or “United States Marines Corps.”
Very little beyond the picture above on the AID boxes is allowed to infer that the forces pictured are those of the United States under command of the United States.
Be scared my friends, this is how the globalist military is established and begins.
Originally posted by usmc0311
As I said in the other thread. I don't know why this is a big deal. It is standard operating procedure when a VIP comes to speak. When I was active we had to do the same things. We used to have to shut down all live fire ranges when a VIP would come to the base. The Men guarding the base had their weapons I’m sure so no threat was posed. This was by far not the first time troops have been asked to put their weapons aside to hear a speech.
Originally posted by RatoAstuto
My god, this decision carries several implications, the most important of them being that TPTB don't trust the average American soldier at the moment. Now sure, this makes us look weak to enemies, but it also means that should the US go police state, we may not actually have much to fear from US military men and women. Or, then again, more to fear.