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Gen. Mattis releaved via note from Aide

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Norm0931, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    Washington didn't tell Marine General he was being replaced

    Another Obama tactic of "go along blindly or else!" General Mattis was one of the best warfighters our county had. His early retirement will be paid in the blood of US troops. I've never met a General I respected more than Mattis.
     
  2. usmc3529

    usmc3529 SW Washington New Member

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    This is just another outrageous move from our traitor in chief. Every Marine should be outraged at losing one of the best Marine Corps leaders in our history. He is truly a warrior in every sense of the word.
     
  3. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    Scary stuff here, ousting the good Generals that may not go with your line of thinking.
     
  4. novamind

    novamind Hillsboro Active Member

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    It seems that the countrys military is being gleaned for the excepted/expected new correct method of thought and principles. I find this alarming, and very telling.
     
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  5. timac

    timac Loading Magazines! Well-Known Member

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    Sounds of the 1930's, Communist purge of the military.
     
  6. gehrheart

    gehrheart fidalgo island Well-Known Member

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    Even if you dont wear tin foil... This seems to be getting out of control.

    Scary times my friends, scary times indeed.
     
  7. One-Eyed Ross

    One-Eyed Ross Winlock, WA Well-Known Member

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    Reminds me of what a certain leader did to his military during the 30s....then when the invasion started, his army suffered...what was his name? Joseph somebody...
     
  8. fd15k

    fd15k Tigard,OR Well-Known Member

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    Oh, so Obama will be sending marines to take our guns ? :D
     
  9. hermannr

    hermannr Okanogan Highlands Well-Known Member

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    IMHO, Mad Dog probably protested against the new "women in combat" too...for the final straw....even though you will never officially hear that.
     
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  10. aslinged

    aslinged Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for posting.
     
  11. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    just remember your the one that said it:laugh:
     
  12. iusmc2002

    iusmc2002 Colville, WA Active Member

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    One of the few general officers that was worth a bubblegum. Sad.
     
  13. Rez

    Rez Vancouver, WA Member

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    It is worrisome that he is getting canned.

    But look at the brightside. It just means he can run for President in 2016.

    Semper Fi Chaos.
     
  14. Kevinkris

    Kevinkris Aloha Well-Known Member

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    that or if shtf the people will have a good military leader :laugh:
     
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    JoeZeon Portland Member

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  16. ZigZagZeke

    ZigZagZeke Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    As a submariner I never had any respect for marines anyway.:)
     
  17. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    That's because we made fun of you squids for polishing each others torpedoes...
     
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  18. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    might think about that statement :laugh:
     
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  19. novamind

    novamind Hillsboro Active Member

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    Just sayin about Marines..some of the most true blue friends I have, Are former Marines. And yes years may pass without contact and then with contact again.... it as if a few days have expelled between contact not years. for nothing has changed.. just gotten older..for when you are in you are in as a friend you are in for life...just got a call... tomorrows lunch with a Marine friend of 40+ years. Sweet.
     
  20. moose

    moose northwet coast Well-Known Member

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    Anything above about 0-5 level in the military is a political assignment. War fighting and leadership ability may have gotten you there but thats not what gets you past that level.

    Who knows what really happened but time and again, military leadership expressing a political view differing from the 'official' position, don't last too long.

    That's not particually a bad thing, countries where the militay is involved in politics tend to have more episodes of coup d'état's and revolution.