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Originally posted by Aloysius the Gaul
reply to post by muzzleflash
Why not just use RPG's in the 1st place??
Originally posted by beezzer
reply to post by Bilk22
The military relies on the same infrastructure as the civilian population. Roads, power, fuel.
Logistically, it'd be a stretch.
Originally posted by Transitarian
reply to post by Urantia1111
You'd be surprised. Many times while I was in the service I heard people boasting that they joined so they could kill people. They didn't specify who, so with mindsets like that, who could say whether or not they'd be willing to shoot upon their own country's Civilians.
There are so many things being said about current events these days that I don't know what to believe, however.
Originally posted by skorpius
This whole thing reminds me of Babylon 5 when Sheridan had to lead an insurrection against his own government. In that series the president of earth declared Martial law, but before he did he made sure he had all his people in the right places to make sure that he could hold the takeover once he declared Martial law. Of course a few General's resisted by acting like they would follow the new mandate. This just strikes me as odd. But hey in the end of that show the good captain of Babylon 5 was able to give earth back to its Voters. I just hope we are able to do the same because this is no TV series. This is the real deal. No retreat No Surrender!!
Originally posted by Urantia1111
reply to post by Ex_CT2
so will they survey all troops and discharge those who mark "NO" to Question 1: Would you be willing to shoot your neighbors if your commanding officer said it was a good idea? how will the psychopath be segregated from the normal young soldier who loves his mother? and what happens if they're deployed side by side on to Main Street?