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There's also a basic fallacy in all arguments forwarded by vets. They always word vomit crap like,"I took an oath to defend the country from invaders...both foreign and domestic!" While that all sounds good and makes people feel all warm and fuzzy...I have never seen you vets actually abide by that statement considering we have been invaded by our own government for the better part of two decades now.
When I start seeing ACTION by vets, I will join your cause, but as far as I can tell...you all pay lip service and then complain that noone cares. We care, but being vets, you should be leading the charge, not blaming US when things don't go your way. Its called quid pro quo buddy.
reply to post by groundplant
Lets start with that quid pro quo thing:
Someone signs up for the Army. We the people pay for their training and pay them while they shoot innocent women and children with drones. Hell, they even kill American citizens with Apaches and drones...no trial, no jury.
Unfortunately, the armed forces don't get the luxury of saying "I was just following orders", they just indiscriminately KILL.
May I add that all ground forces in Iraq used depleted uranium rounds, outlawed by the Geneva Convention, and the UN. Millions of innocents now suffer from radiation poisoning.
The veterans had the DUTY to revolt or coup when that Apache killed innocent reporters...they didn't.
The veterans shoulda revolted the second their commander told them to lock and load those Uranium rounds. They didn't.
The veterans shoulda revolted the second that drone killed an American citizen and his 16 year old CHILD without a trial. They didn't.
Those are facts. Now, when the American public pays them for doing these atrocities, WE are now aiders and abetters. That surely doesn't sound like a real quid pro quo, does it sir?
Quid pro quo would be WE pay your salary for the proffession YOU chose, and you don't kill innocents or American citizens. Its the vets that didn't hold up to their end of the bargain.
After they didn't hold up their end, they claim to have some oath to defend the Constitution, but don't follow through on that either because as far as I can tell, I see NO vets marching all locked and loaded on the Capitol. I don't see them forming militias. In fact, all I do see is them whining via threads online about how their benefits are cut off. And they STILL don't march or protect us from the domestic enemy that is the US Government.
To me, they sound no different than the Obamaphone lady. All talk and ZERO action. So I reiterate: When the vets quit paying lip service to these oaths they hold so dear, I will follow them. Until then, they can take a short walk off a long pier....
No tell me sir, who is the real jackass?
edit on 12-10-2013 by imasheep because: (no reason given)