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2017-07-09 Fifth Column
Military Judge Gives Bowe Bergdahl A Lot Of Bad News
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Posted by Anomalous Sources 2017-07-09 00:32|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [719 views ]  Top

#1 ...It says something about Bergdahl and his defense team that they're apparently going to stick to their story and try to fight it out. Now that COL Nance has ruled that at least two men were wounded looking for him (and a Purple Heart still gets people's attention) the smartest thing he can do is just say the hell with it and plead guilty. He's going down and going down very, very hard.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2017-07-09 05:56||   2017-07-09 05:56|| Front Page Top

#2 or at trial the defense could call Susan Rice who said, back in 2014, that Berghahl served with honor and distinction

that would be interesting
Posted by lord garth 2017-07-09 07:40||   2017-07-09 07:40|| Front Page Top

#3 Any court-martial panel Bergdahl draws will be composed of officers with combat tours.

No. Bergdahl is an enlisted and entitled to request part of the board to be composed of enlisted personnel. Been on one of those boards. Not recommended, but his right under the UCMJ.
Posted by Procopius2k 2017-07-09 08:04||   2017-07-09 08:04|| Front Page Top

#4  a Purple Heart still gets people's attention)

Maybe true MK, but after JFnK probably not as much.
Posted by AlanC 2017-07-09 08:29||   2017-07-09 08:29|| Front Page Top

#5 Either way, he should just drown himself in the prison toilet and save everyone a lot of time and money.
Posted by DarthVader 2017-07-09 09:19||   2017-07-09 09:19|| Front Page Top

#6 could call Susan Rice who said, back in 2014, that Berghahl served with honor and distinction

as if she knew what those words even mean
Posted by Frank G 2017-07-09 09:57||   2017-07-09 09:57|| Front Page Top

#7 Probably something the WH staff wrote up for her, Frank. I'd go with Ben Rhodes.
Posted by Pappy 2017-07-09 12:39||   2017-07-09 12:39|| Front Page Top

#8 I don't know Pappy, the "Liar of Benghazi" doesn't seem to need any help in the lying-thru-her-teeth department.
Posted by CrazyFool 2017-07-09 12:40||   2017-07-09 12:40|| Front Page Top

#9 As I've said many times, I would cheerfully be called out of retirement to sit on Bergdahl's court martial.

Of course, the defense would probably object to my attitude of giving the guilty SOB a fair trial before we hang him.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2017-07-09 12:48||   2017-07-09 12:48|| Front Page Top

#10 The bastard that should be on trial is the SOB who authorized Bergdaul's release and the repatriation of 5 key Taliban terrorists.
Posted by Besoeker 2017-07-09 12:54||   2017-07-09 12:54|| Front Page Top

#11 @#10: Melanin = Teflon
Posted by Anomalous Sources 2017-07-09 13:31||   2017-07-09 13:31|| Front Page Top

#12 or at trial the defense could call Susan Rice who said, back in 2014, that Berghahl served with honor and distinction

Susan Rice is a high dollar sportin' lady. I doubt if they could afford her.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2017-07-09 14:53||   2017-07-09 14:53|| Front Page Top

#13 I don't know Pappy, the "Liar of Benghazi" doesn't seem to need any help in the lying-thru-her-teeth department.

Perhaps. I'm more inclined to think that, since the Oval Office was facing scrutiny over this debacle, they would lend help to someone who might have problems with the lie, no matter how accomplished a liar.
Posted by Pappy 2017-07-09 17:08||   2017-07-09 17:08|| Front Page Top

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