Military Breaking Away From White House?

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    It appears agitation over increasing confusion and lack of direction is underway, with a top Afghanistan official and former Marine resigning in protest over the Afghan war - "I have doubts and reservations about our current strategy and planned future strategy..."

    This resignation is no small matter folks - especially if followed by more...


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    One guy is "the military?"
     
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    You know things are screwed when your S.O.D. and top ground commander have to go to the media to argue their case.

    God help us if we are attacked again with this sham president and administration in place.
     
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    So,

    Now we allow a Marine Corp captain to establish US military strategy??
     
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    Didn't Conservatives tend to blow off military resignations during the Bush era as folks with an axe to grind?

    What makes a resignation meaningful now?
     
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    "When Matthew Hoh joined the Foreign Service early this year,..."

    psst. foreign service officers aren't the military.

    are you this stupid in real life?
     
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    So, by your own admission, if there are no more this is moot, right? Pssst.....something tells me that you didn't look at it as a problem with all of the generals resigned or were fired by Dubya, right?
     
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    That's going to leave a mark.
     
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    kwc57 BOHICA Obama

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    Hell, a lot of us have been asking the same questions this guy is since Bush invaded Iraq. What took this guy so long?

    A lot of it started with this:

    "I don't know where bin Laden is. I have no idea and really don't care. It's not that important. It's not our priority."
    - G.W. Bush, 3/13/02
     
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    I guess it doesn't matter that we were already attacked with a real sham president and a Dick in charge who then proceeded to fuck up our attack on the shelterers of our attackers which lead to the fucking debacle we are in, get life.

    What a bunch of fucking asshole lying crybabies and deniars of reality.

    The Captain is not attacking Obama, he is saying we don't need to be in Afghanistan. Our very presence is one of the main reasons the Afghans are fighting US.

    I agree with him. What is the mission? What is winning?
     
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