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2013-02-14 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Gen. Allen ‘pushed out’ for top NATO post by White House
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Posted by Slomong Snemp8541 2013-02-14 08:02|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [393 views ]  Top

#1 This business with retiring mil brass is starting to look very Turkish. Time for a pool on who Erdogan, oops, I mean Obama, will squeeze next.
Posted by SteveS 2013-02-14 10:26||   2013-02-14 10:26|| Front Page Top

#2 The problem with this approach is that unlike a lot of other military, this one relies upon its effectiveness through the middle grades. You can put your loyal boot lickers, but soon to be frag catchers, in the top of the organizational diagram but that doesn't mean the ranks will be there to be your thugs when the time comes.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-14 10:54||   2013-02-14 10:54|| Front Page Top

#3 New Patriotic War medals for the ranks.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-14 11:02||   2013-02-14 11:02|| Front Page Top

#4 Heh. B, it's what happens when the Achievement Medal, Commendation Medal, etc become nothing more than a completion of tour medal issued by rank rather than impact awards for performance.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-14 11:19||   2013-02-14 11:19|| Front Page Top

#5 I don't know P2k, I'm headed to the PX at Benning. Wait till they see me at the VFW!
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-14 11:23||   2013-02-14 11:23|| Front Page Top

#6 ....and there I was, down in B2, AC blasting away, knee deep in Chopsticks Express take away boxes. It was pure HELL !!!!!
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-14 11:29||   2013-02-14 11:29|| Front Page Top

#7 Can't they simply give then an ASCII Art picture of a metal instead?
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-02-14 13:44||   2013-02-14 13:44|| Front Page Top

#8 Someone asked a few days ago why Obama appoints second-rate people to important posts. He wants Hacks, yes-men who are only interested in pleasing the President. I wonder who his yes-man will be.
Posted by Deacon Blues 2013-02-14 16:03||   2013-02-14 16:03|| Front Page Top

#9 Toonces theory?

Putting someone so absurdly incapable of being in the drivers seat so that when they drive the car over the cliff, the blame slides right off because s/he was expected, nay, required to have a big wreck. Then the media can sit back and say, "Ahhh, Toonces!" - if anything at all is said.
Posted by swksvolFF 2013-02-14 17:24||   2013-02-14 17:24|| Front Page Top

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