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2021-02-05 -PC Follies
Defense secretary orders military-wide stand down to combat extremism
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Posted by Jise Elmeang4932 2021-02-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6542 views ]  Top

#1 Stalin style purges incoming.
Posted by Deadeye Jaiting7534 2021-02-05 00:34||   2021-02-05 00:34|| Front Page Top

#2 Austintold the military leaders that the vast majority of those who serve in uniform do so with honor and integrity

So everyone in uniform must be threatened and punished ?
Posted by Besoeker 2021-02-05 00:43||   2021-02-05 00:43|| Front Page Top

#3 "start a two-way conversation between the troops and leadership about extremism..."

"each command and each unit can have a deeper conversation about this issue"

Can someone translate this?

Does he mean a circle jerk group-therapy session in which every sentence begins, "Well, I just feel like..."

Why is an American military leader mimicking the jargon of half-witted women on The View?

Or is this actually more sinister - the first step toward a purge of white southerners? To be replaced by ... or maybe, not replaced?

Is he a CCP agent?
Posted by Tholump Bourbon7774 2021-02-05 00:53||   2021-02-05 00:53|| Front Page Top

#4 It won't just stop with the re-naming of Forts, Posts, and Installations. Restructure is coming.

Renaming process has resulted in an Army structure that truly represents SA
Posted by Besoeker 2021-02-05 01:03||   2021-02-05 01:03|| Front Page Top

#5 Disgusting
Posted by newc 2021-02-05 01:07||   2021-02-05 01:07|| Front Page Top

#6 The SA 'National' Defense Force (SANDF) had help. The photo depicts a US Army Mobile Training Team (MTT). I recall a brief conversation with a US Army major in the galley of a 747 en route to Johannesburg nearly 15 years ago. He was reluctant to discuss what was later published in the open press. We just smiled politely and sipped our drinks.
Posted by Besoeker 2021-02-05 01:33||   2021-02-05 01:33|| Front Page Top

Posted by Lemuel Stalin7779 2021-02-05 03:47||   2021-02-05 03:47|| Front Page Top

#8 Must root out white extremism!
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-02-05 06:40||   2021-02-05 06:40|| Front Page Top

#9 How does the good General feel about a real Cultural Revolution? The officer corpse™ is looking mighty decadent.

Posted by Tyranysaurus Untervehr6044 2021-02-05 06:52||   2021-02-05 06:52|| Front Page Top

#10 Looking for the Gulenists?
Posted by Frank G 2021-02-05 07:47||   2021-02-05 07:47|| Front Page Top

#11 Still think the stand down will be (coincidently) about the time Xi-xi makes his move on Taiwan.
Posted by Mercutio 2021-02-05 08:07||   2021-02-05 08:07|| Front Page Top

#12 Or is this actually more sinister - the first step toward a purge of white southerners? To be replaced by ... or maybe, not replaced?

Purge already happened long ago. How many white southerners actually make it to 4-star rank. Very few and this is intentional. Do a quick inventory of those that reach this exalted rank...most, if not all, are from northern states and California.

I was clued in on this by a HASC PSM that this was done as a civil war era hold over selection process. Most, not all, rank and file are from the south and fly over country and their senior leaders are from the north. I guess the purge will be expanded.
Posted by Tennessee 2021-02-05 08:22||   2021-02-05 08:22|| Front Page Top

#13 Wonder if they're going to root out the street gang members who joined for weapons training.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2021-02-05 10:55||   2021-02-05 10:55|| Front Page Top

#14 Personnel shuffle.
Gulenists sent to Afghanistan.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-02-05 11:22||   2021-02-05 11:22|| Front Page Top

#15 Officially screening candidates for training programs.

They are working on the Revolutionary Guards.

*It occurs to me how strange the Ethiopia Adventure was the other day. Wrongthink Soldiers could be sent there too to secure the mining investments.

Stupid, Wrong, Wrong, and Stupid.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-02-05 11:38||   2021-02-05 11:38|| Front Page Top

#16 One might be led to suspect the reason Biden wants so many more immigrants, both legal and otherwise, is so they can serve in the military after he's purged all the good American boys.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2021-02-05 13:07||   2021-02-05 13:07|| Front Page Top

#17 A Wakandan leading an American Department of Defense. A chinese toy with no warranty sitting in the White House. A marxist Indian wh☻re lawyer as VP. Citizens being targeted by the administration for being Americans. Soldiers being persecuted for their political beliefs. WTF?
Posted by Dron66046 2021-02-05 14:56||   2021-02-05 14:56|| Front Page Top

#18 At this point I suggest we start a Karl Redhand countermarch through the institutions, in accordance with Fred’s book on the subject. There’s a link in the right margin.
Posted by trailing wife 2021-02-05 15:52||   2021-02-05 15:52|| Front Page Top

#19 How does this stand down tie with the observed surge toward the South China Sea?
Posted by 3dc 2021-02-05 16:57||   2021-02-05 16:57|| Front Page Top

#20 #18 - I'm in.
Covertly, underground.
Posted by Chonter Hupulet1173 2021-02-05 20:20||   2021-02-05 20:20|| Front Page Top

#21 <3
Posted by trailing wife 2021-02-05 20:49||   2021-02-05 20:49|| Front Page Top

#22 Worked with the FBI who now are so politicly partisan they forgot how to train the agents how to win in a fire fight resulting one bad guy dropping a half dozen FBI agents in a gun battle.
Posted by Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 2021-02-05 21:12||   2021-02-05 21:12|| Front Page Top

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