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2013-11-01 Home Front: Culture Wars
Top generals: Obama is 'purging the military'
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Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-01 12:41|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [694 views ]  Top

#1 From the people who brought you 'smart diplomacy' et al. When you base your view of the world on falsehoods and misconceptions, usually your goal eludes you. The heart of the military are the thousands of junior and middle grade officers and the NCO corps. You can pick your politically obedient handlers at the top, but you won't be able to fill those lower ranks full enough or fast enough to accomplish your object in less than 10 years with sufficient competent personnel. You'll only drive those who are out upon which your less than competent will have to deal with when you attempt to 'impose' your rule.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-11-01 14:17||   2013-11-01 14:17|| Front Page Top

#2 Товарищ Сталин утверждает, "Я сделал это первым"
Posted by OldSpook 2013-11-01 14:20||   2013-11-01 14:20|| Front Page Top

#3 ...áåç øóòîê...
Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-01 14:29||   2013-11-01 14:29|| Front Page Top

#4 ...er, "no kidding"... (could not get Cyrillic to copy into the post...)
Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-01 14:31||   2013-11-01 14:31|| Front Page Top

#5 Plenty of Roman Emperors did it long before Djugashvilli, OS.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-11-01 14:34||   2013-11-01 14:34|| Front Page Top

#6 True grom, but the Georgian made such a public sport of it...
Posted by OldSpook 2013-11-01 14:46||   2013-11-01 14:46|| Front Page Top

#7 ..for the most part the 'successful' Roman Emperors who played that game were field commanders themselves and as the record shows had competent personnel to cut their way to the thrown.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-11-01 15:49||   2013-11-01 15:49|| Front Page Top

#8 Military votes 80% Republican. From Champ's point of view that is unacceptable and a high priority for his kind of "change".
Posted by Iblis 2013-11-01 16:16||   2013-11-01 16:16|| Front Page Top

#9 Those who disagree with Obama's political goals for the military are supposed to shut up.

Civilized societies do not put women in the line of fire. Period. Send him back to the uncivilized bush.
Posted by Thrans Splat1574 2013-11-01 21:32||   2013-11-01 21:32|| Front Page Top

#10 Might be true, but that was a lousy article. Bottom of the WND barrel.

Is there any verified info that Gen. Ham was relieved?
Posted by KBK 2013-11-01 21:57||   2013-11-01 21:57|| Front Page Top

#11  Bottom of the WND barrel.

Considering that it's WND, that's a real low.
Posted by Pappy 2013-11-01 22:54||   2013-11-01 22:54|| Front Page Top

#12 TRR: Is a General losing his job over Benghazi?

UPDATE 2: On Monday October 29 General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, released the following statement:

“The speculation that General Carter Ham is departing Africa Command (AFRICOM) due to events in Benghazi, Libya on 11 September 2012 is absolutely false. General Ham’s departure is part of routine succession planning that has been on going since July. He continues to serve in AFRICOM with my complete confidence.”
Posted by Uncle Phester 2013-11-01 23:56||   2013-11-01 23:56|| Front Page Top

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