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  •  ""The four-star junta"" (4+ / 0-)

    There's a reason some military officers tow the Hawk line and it isn't because of their Military service but more because of Quicker Advancement, with little thought to those they command, once these Wars are started and Continue!!

    The civilian leadership in government and the defense industry know this, reason cheney did what he did, under bushes banner of president, during the past years as to whom controlled what and whom was criticized for saying something and who was not.

    Are these in the above, it would seem to look that way, Especially being where they were during certain incidents in either theater and their lack of real action towards or attempts to cover up!!

    At AFL/CIO Convention:"We've been fighting for reform for so long that if health reform was a person, it would be eligible for Medicare!"

    by jimstaro on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 07:24:57 AM PDT

    •  Much as I hated policies of Bush/Cheney/Rummy we (0+ / 0-)

      have to admit that they dealt with dissent quickly and forcefully (e.g. Eric Shinseki canned for telling the truth before Congress - remember the wingnuts calling him a traitor?).

      I don't think Obama needs to stoop to that level, but he better start rearranging the military hierarchy pretty soon before he loses control completely.

      Then they came for me - and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

      by DefendOurConstitution on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 08:01:37 AM PDT

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