Skip to comments.New Obama Military Rules of Engagement:, Donít shoot back
Posted on 11/11/2009 6:52:34 PM PST by clove
Recently on ABC television news, one of their videos showed a U.S. Marine hunkered down in Afghanistan complaining on camera that he was not allowed to shoot back when under fire. This situation resulted from Obamas new rules of engagement from his new Afghanistan commander. General McChrystal explained it to BBC news that they are now advising troops to break off from firefights with the Taliban, "If you are in a situation where you are under fire from the enemy... if there is any chance of creating civilian casualties or if you don't know whether you will create civilian casualties, if you can withdraw from that situation without firing, then you must do so
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What happened to, "Afghanistan is the HONORABLE war"...?
Is this for real? If yes, Barack Hussein Obama is killing our troops himself.
Well, it looks like the Vietnamization of Afghanistan has begun. B-P
“or if you don’t know whether you will create civilian casualties”
I can’t, I just can’t. This disease has been planted and it is beyond herbicide, beyond fire, drought or scorching sun, We are screwed.
What did you expect? The Dimocrats are in “charge.” It’s what they do.....screw things up royally! I will say no more for fear of being banned.
Then I wake up!
More troops coming home injured thanks to these new engagement rules.
Start protecting our troops. Grow some F’n balls you military azz brass.
Until now, I never even considered that Obama was not born in the USA. But this is looking more and more like Manchurian Candidate material, you know....?
Don't disrupt the wants of those who promote Utopia as a society,
...they'll get pissed!
linky no work....
How can one ever “know”?
Now we know why he is so indicisive about the war and why he could not call the attack at Fort Hood terrorism.
I have three nephews in the military now. A Marine who reupped before the election, a Navy Corpman, and another who recently enlisted in the Navy. Please pray for them.
If this is the case, the troops just need to be brought home.
One outrage after the other.
Obama just handed the Taliban the keys to killing more Americans!
“If you do not know...” puts the responsibility on the Soldier to know that there is no way he could hurt a civilian... and since you can never “know” (prove) a negative, Soldiers must break off every firefight or risk courts martial!
It works for me. I don’t know what to suggest.
In Obama-esque fashion, he’s ordered our troops to lose without using the word “lose”.
“It’s OK ma’am, they died for diversity”
Somebody pinch me....it’s like an episode of “V”.
ON NOV. 1st I POSTED THE FOLLOWING COMMENT:
“Sunday, November 01, 2009 10:00:59 PM · 44 of 55
Tucker39 to sharkhawk
Ill go so far as to say that I think the more body bags come back from the Middle East, the better The One likes it. And that it correlates with his dithering on Afghanistan.
I think his plan is to dither and hedge and hem-haw and screw around, meanwhile letting the body bags pile up, until the MainSlime Media takes their cue from him and starts the same kind of screaming anti-war stuff they did toward the end of the Viet Nam surrender and pullout. I actually think his visit to Dover was part of that plan; intended to DRAW ATTENTION to the returning coffins.
Once the media-induced hue and cry to end the war gets great enough, Obama can throw in the towel in the Middle East, and surrender and pull out; and he can say he is only doing the bidding of a majority of Americans, whether its actually true or not. Since when was this man ever concerned about being truthful?!”
If this report of the latest rules of engagement is correct; I REST MY CASE!
And the general staff and congresscritters seem to go along with this rule of engagement. I wonder how many of our GIs think: “Am I pointing my weapon in the right direction?”
Obama’s support of the military; what’s old is new again...
“Bangety Bang Bang! Stabity Stab Stab!” It’s no use.
The German keeps coming. He stomps the recruit into the ground, and says, “Tankety Tank Tank.”
Obama is the all time stupidest president in history.
Ordering troops under fire to not defend themselves is treason against the United States.
I think that it is time that questions are asked and answers are demanded!
He might be stupid but that doesn’t make him any less dangerous.
YES! It’s obvious how he hates America and our military and they are sitting ducks under his power!
It’s not that he is stupid, this is deliberate! He understands he’s putting our military in jeopardy.
ahhhh....YES. And why the h*ll doesn't everyone know this?
Oh, I forget. Most Americans rely on/believe the media for their news - the same media that doesn't report things inconvenient to the obummer or the socialist agenda.
HOWEVER that is no excuse - we have the Internet, we have FOX, we have Rush, etc. We should be keeping ourselves aware - no excuse for not knowing about the ROE that obummer set up LAST SPRING - and the many deaths that our soldiers have suffered since =
How about this one? Why wasn't this blasted on every news outlet?
Following is a email I sent out in early Sept - at the time, August had been the deadliest of the war and Sept was on the way to surpassing it. It did. And Oct even more.
email - with link:
"our traitor in chief is aiding and abetting our enemy in killing our troops = ducks in a shooting gallery and not allowed to defend themselves - no cover.
"August was the deadliest month of the whole war for our troops = Sept is setting up to be even worse...because of the new ROE - Rules of Engagement...
which are NOT to provide air cover for our troops, even when ambushed, pinned down and being killed. (the rationale for these new ROE’s admits that it will cause more deaths for our troops now but that it will be worth it in the long run. Worth it for WHO?)
"That is treason. Pure and simple. That is aiding and abetting the enemy, who now knows THEY have the cover, not our troops - and they are ramping it up." *****************
It's still true...
I have the same dream every night.
America has a president that loves its freedom, people, history, heritage, soldiers, and families.
Then I wake up.
I had not heard any of this until tonight at church someone mentioned it because they were asking for prayer for family members in Afghanistan who are dealing with this and watching their friends die. You are right. why is this not blasted across the news....oh yes, the MSM
Well, ya’ll told us and told us and told us that we would have a terrorist attack if this guy got in.
and now we have.
it is so sad.
The obummer needs to be sent home...wherever that is -
Hence, one can never shoot back.
This proves absolutely and without a doubt that Obama is not of American birth.
No Genuine American Born United States President would ever order our troops to disengage and run.
Obama’s Rules of Engagement: Turn Tail And Run.
And three years left! Where is MrMilitary - his claim to fame, McCain. Why isn’t he outraged. He will be in 2010 when he’ll be wearing a pink slip.
What IS the body count now? Does anybody know? There was an odometer of the body count on the front page of every newspaper in the US when Bush was President. Have you heard what the overall total was since Zero was immaculated? I sure haven’t. God I hate the SRM.
“It works for me. I dont know what to suggest.”
I know EXACTLY what to suggest, but I’d get banned for saying it.
Your description is exactly right. It would provide what we fear the most.
ObaMAO’s idea is to inflict MAXIMUM US casualties.
What better way to accomplish it while looking presidential to his drooling sheeple?
Obama hates America, our military and our veterans so much that he’s making sure that Memorial Day will be one to remember.
May Obama rot in Hell for all eternity.
Ha haaaa!!! That'll learn 'em!
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