Skip to comments.To Democrats the Military is nothing more than a political tool
Posted on 01/18/2014 8:06:44 AM PST by darkwing104
Former defense secretary Robert Gates harshly criticized the Obama Administration in his new book Duty. He exposes the suspicion and distrust of senior military officers by senior White House officials including the president and vice president. He notes that the Obama administration is composed of control freaks regarding national security policy. He opines that Mr. Obamas White House was by far the most centralized and controlling in national security of any I had seen since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger ruled the roost. He warned the Pentagon dont give the White House staff and [national security staff] too much information on military options. They dont understand it, and experts like Samantha Power will decide when we should move militarily. The White House has been panning military options in Libya without input from the military. Anyone familiar with the Vietnam War will see that Obama is following Lyndon Johnsons roadmap to failure. Obama hasty retreat will most likely allow Iraq to become an al Qaeda Islamic Republic
He Had Breached Faith with Me
Obama sought to repeal the dont ask, dont tell policy which lead to a few months of debates as to whether homosexuals should be permitted to openly serve in the military. Losing patience, Obama just decided to repeal the law without military input and before any details were worked out. The Obama White House cut defense spending without input from the Defense Secretary. Gates wrote I felt that agreements with the Obama White House were good for only as long as they were politically convenient.
Other Democrat vindictive actions
Obama ordered the shutdown of the World War II monument as a sign of disrespect to the dwindling number of WWII veterans. The vindictive jackass wanted to make the sequester painful
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Now that’s odd. To me, dems and libs are tools.
DemocRATS have taken that philosophy and "transformed" it to "Politics is warfare by other means."
Republicans would do well to take this Clausewitz gem to heart:
Given the same amount of intelligence, timidity will do a thousand times more damage than audacity
He should of just plain quit. It’s now just kiss and tell. Look at all the lib performers honoring our vets whom they have contempt for. It works for the libs too so they engage in it.
True. Clinton was a perfect illustration. He started the war with Serbia to take attention away from Monicagate. The only problem was that he fought it on the wrong side, helping the Muslim drug-smuggling terrorists against the Christian Serbs, wresting a province away from Yugoslavia and handing it over to the Muslim Albanian invaders. And all for personal, political reasons.
The Republicans, stupid as they are, went along with it, because all wars are good wars. And when Bush came into office, he finished the job of illegally handing Kosovo over to the Albanians, who still continue to smuggle drugs and body parts and persecute the remaining Christians.
Same with Obama’s illegal war against Kaddafi. He fought it on the wrong side and never even bothered to consult congress. The Republicans naturally went along with it. McCain loves the idea of fighting wars on the wrongs side. He thinks it makes him look like a warrior patriot. His girlfriend Lindsay naturally agrees.
ALL of Obama’s foreign policy and war policy is, naturally, directed toward helping the enemy. It’s useful politically, and it pleasures him to assist the Muslim cause.
Honestly, the very same could be said for the GOPe.
The republican leaders have done nothing but attack the military this year.
And then most republican reps and senators voted in lockstep with the leadership to attack our military.
They have nothing but my disdain.
To dems EVERYTHING is a political tool.
From personal experience, during my time in D.C. we (Armed Forced) were ordered not to wear are uniforms near the White House (per Hillary). Hillary was responsible for the prohibition of Alcohol in Bosnia, American Troops couldn't handle their Alcohol...only American politicians can.
Trust me I won't forget them either.
That’s how they treat all departments of the government. Us as well.
Active Duty/Retiree ping.
Just got back from seeing “Lone Survivor” and am pissed all over again at the way our heroes and their families are being treated....