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Originally posted by Beavers
reply to post by johncarter
You did just make me buy 'the best of crosby stills & nash' tho...
If that's any consolation?
Originally posted by intelligenthoodlum33
Not active duty anymore, but my answer has and always will be....NO
However, there are many that would, if ordered and given the necessary catch phrases, i.e. terrorist, insurgent, domestic terrorist, agitator, welfare recipient etc.
Sad, but true. Sheep
Originally posted by lasvegasteddy
i do recall an article about this though
a u.s. commanding officer asked this to a national guard troop
if they would fire upon unarmed u.s. civillians
one of the ranks
stepped up and laid his rifle down and said that was an order he'd disobey
he was then followed by the rest of the troop
this wasn't all that long ago eitheredit on 19-11-2012 by lasvegasteddy because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by 1BornPatriot
I thought the answer would be NO.... dig a little and you will find out - that YES they would and will.
you see when people gather to protest - who shows up >? not the people the people are protesting but
the Police and if tasked the Military would.... so, the military shows up - some brain dead kid throws a
rock at the military and the show is on.... so yes, if ordered the Military will do what ever is ordered.
but it is nice to idealize that every Military Man knows as much as we do on ATS ... but the cold hard
facts are - they would kill the people if ordered to do so.... not thinking that they are killing their own families.
And you have to remember the citizens will be put under tight economic sanctions, and those willing to protect the powers will be given food and supplies for their family. It's easy to manipulate a people in this manner, and it really is as simple as i put it.
Originally posted by johncarter
reply to post by rockintitz
You sound like about 12 years old which makes your question excusable in its innocent ignorance. Kids like you need some lesson reminders in your own history.
Remember the Nixon year "Ohio" (1970) Kent State University much? If not, ask your daddy or mommy.