Marine critical of Obama should be booted from service, panel says

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    Booted from the service and be given an other than honorable discharge???

    After 9 years of service???

    Wow, what a shame... This regime needs to be booted out!

    I dont want to hear all the blah blah about military rules.... this is bullshit!


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    I respect any person who serves his country well in the armed services. But when you join up you know what the rules are. If you can't abide by them, you have to face the consequences.
     
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    I would never serve under this bastard of a president, ever. Just to get rubber bullets and be shot in the back by the president. PIG. NOT my president! I don't see him as president.
     
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    One may like or dislike Barack Obama's policies, but he is the duly elected President of the US at this time. And that means he is the Commander in Chief. The fact that most sane Americans, whatever their personal convictions, accept this constitutional reality is what seperates the US from a banana republic.
     
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    Why?

    Those are the rules. Frankly, if you don't agree with them, tough shit.

    When I was still in the service I had a problem with the Bush administration but I did what I was supposed to do and kept my mouth shut about it until I was no longer subject to the UCMJ.

    This guy wanted to pop off and now he might have to pay the price for it. I have zero sympathy for him.
     
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    Then you're part of the reason why this nation may go to hell in a handbasket.

    As much as I detested Bush (especially after sending thousands of our soldiers to fight and die for NO GOOD REASON) I still considered him my POTUS.

    And even if a sodier did what this one did to Bush I would still support the action taken against him.

    From the link......"Military law prohibits uniformed personnel from making comments critical of their chain of command, including the commander-in-chief, or engaging in political activity in a context that suggests they are acting as military members."

    After nine years he knows the law and if he chose to break it he has to pay the price. It's as simple as that.
     
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    Besides, it's the military taking action here enforcing their own rules.
     
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    I disagree with you on your detestation of Bush, but the rest of your posting is spot on.
     
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    No, it just shows that if you break the rules, you pay the price.

    People are fired all the time for dissing the boss on FaceBook. They forget it's a public forum.

    The miltiary has rules about respect for the commander in cheif. And frankly, if thise were 2007, and this marine was dissing Bush, you guys on the right would be calling for his head.

    All that said, given his service, I would hope the Marines would find a lesser punishment for this infraction, if the guy admitted his error.
     

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