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SEAL admiral who oversaw bin Laden raid says 'Our Republic Is Under Attack' from Trump
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-18 04:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6501 views ]  Top

#1 $12,000. (+ or -) per month, taxpayer and voter paid retirement checks and all they can find time to do is bum rap the President of The United States.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-18 04:13||   2019-10-18 04:13|| Front Page Top

#2 Well, the WOT made special forces really important. Nobody gives up power willingly.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2019-10-18 04:27||   2019-10-18 04:27|| Front Page Top

#3 I kind of like the guy. But maybe he likes himself even more. Why can't people retire with grace ?
Posted by Dron66046 2019-10-18 04:40||   2019-10-18 04:40|| Front Page Top

#4 Clearly thinks too much of himself.
Posted by Uleck Spererong9442 2019-10-18 04:47||   2019-10-18 04:47|| Front Page Top

#5 He appears to be suffering severe TDS dating back, as best I can tell, to enauguartion day, 2017. Perhaps there were promises made that the Hildebeest was unable to fulfil ?

Just a wild guess.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-18 06:42||   2019-10-18 06:42|| Front Page Top

#6 Wants America military to meddle in non-American affairs...

Didn't say anything while 0bama was coddling iRan?

Sounds like political appointee to me..
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-10-18 07:38||   2019-10-18 07:38|| Front Page Top

#7 He went to the fucking university of Texas
What do you expect?
Posted by Sock Puppet of Doom 2019-10-18 07:53||   2019-10-18 07:53|| Front Page Top

#8 Why can't people retire with grace ?

Because sometimes they won't let you alone?
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-10-18 08:22||   2019-10-18 08:22|| Front Page Top

#9 "have seen our leaders stand beside despots and strongmen."

Where was your bitching when Obumble did it. Multiple times. How about Clinton? Bush?

Then fuck off you political hack.
Posted by DarthVader 2019-10-18 08:55||   2019-10-18 08:55|| Front Page Top

#10 Exited the hyperbaric chamber early one too many times. He now sees Soetoro as a friend.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-18 09:04||   2019-10-18 09:04|| Front Page Top

#11 You're being used, soldier.
There's a reason we expect our warrior class to be apolitical.
Don't be a sucker. Learn a bit of history.
Posted by Lex 2019-10-18 09:06||   2019-10-18 09:06|| Front Page Top

#12 Actually the general's right, in this sense - Trump is attacking parts of 'the Republic'; you and I call it the Deep State. It would be nice for people going after Trump with this kind of shit to actually highlight what their differences are with him. As far as I can tell without reading the paywalled source, this one fails that test.
Posted by Raj 2019-10-18 09:12||   2019-10-18 09:12|| Front Page Top

#13 Trump is not the problem. He is the voters response to Washington problems.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-10-18 09:34||   2019-10-18 09:34|| Front Page Top

Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-18 09:35||   2019-10-18 09:35|| Front Page Top

#15 Trump is a passing phenomenon. He's a symbol of a change and the change he represents is fundamental.

The forces he has set in motion - the unmasking of our elites' "global citizen" nonsense, their utter corruption, their disdain for our people and our Constitution - this force will only gather strength post-Trump as American politics undergoes realignment.

Against the Bush-Clinton-Obama Global Grifter uni-party will form a national party that will focus on security for ordinary, non-insider non-coastal non-global grifter Americans.

The admiral doesn't see this, but it's coming.

Trump isn't the messiah; he's more like John the Baptist in a red necktie and orange spray paint, ranting and hollering in his caveman voice and wearing his grubby animal skins.

Even if he ends up with his head on Salome's platter, the End is Nigh for the Global Grifter class. Repent! Think on your sins!
Posted by Lex 2019-10-18 09:47||   2019-10-18 09:47|| Front Page Top

#16 IF DJT is bad? WHAT can one say bout the rest of the FAR SIDE GOOGLE EYED want to be's, wanting to RUIN OOPS, I mean run things. They fly in circles because they have just one wing and it is the LEFT.
Posted by ranture 2019-10-18 09:54||   2019-10-18 09:54|| Front Page Top

#17 ^ Joe? Is that you, Mendiola?
Posted by Lex 2019-10-18 09:57||   2019-10-18 09:57|| Front Page Top

#18 We had Generals who didn't like leaving N. Korea and Vietnam either.
Posted by Varmint Splat1454 2019-10-18 10:33||   2019-10-18 10:33|| Front Page Top

#19 McSparrow is not Sun Tzu.
Posted by Varmint Splat1454 2019-10-18 10:36||   2019-10-18 10:36|| Front Page Top

#20 I don't encounter anyone who says "You know what, we aren't involved in enough wars, we don't send near enough of our kids overseas to be killed. And, hell, everyone knows the economy needs the boost..."
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-10-18 11:48||   2019-10-18 11:48|| Front Page Top

#21 He needs to start by going home and making his bed...
Posted by 49 Pan 2019-10-18 12:31||   2019-10-18 12:31|| Front Page Top

#22 Yeah. These people have been in government *so long* that they literally cannot see the difference between their own desires and what's good for the country. They see them as one and the same.

Our future's not in peril. Theirs is, though.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-10-18 13:26||   2019-10-18 13:26|| Front Page Top

#23  Re #17 Just be sure not say the name 3 times
Posted by Rex Mundi 2019-10-18 15:28||   2019-10-18 15:28|| Front Page Top

#24 They have seen our leaders stand beside despots and strongmen, preferring their government narrative to our own.

That's true.
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2019-10-18 16:13||   2019-10-18 16:13|| Front Page Top

Posted by Besoeker 2019-10-18 16:21||   2019-10-18 16:21|| Front Page Top

#26 "If President Trump doesn't demonstrate the leadership that America needs, then it is time for a new person in the Oval Office."

I agree. Conversely, if he *does* demonstrate the leadership America needs, then we should re-elect him to at least one more term. Personally, I'm rather pleased with the job he is doing, if only for the chaos.

It is possible that a New York real estate developer is playing the Great Game at a higher level than a Navy admiral can conceive?
Posted by SteveS 2019-10-18 20:11||   2019-10-18 20:11|| Front Page Top

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