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Suicide By PC [Editorial]
Investors Business Daily ^ | November 09th, 2009

Posted on 11/09/2009 6:11:21 PM PST by Steelfish

Suicide By PC

For Gen. Casey, loss of diversity would be an "even greater tragedy." APView Enlarged Image

War On Terror: The No. 1 lesson of the Fort Hood massacre is that political correctness kills. But instead of learning this lesson, the Pentagon is repeating the mistake, putting more soldiers at risk.

Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey warns that making the connection between Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan's terrorist act and his Islamic faith could "cause a backlash against some of our Muslim soldiers."

Yet ignoring that connection, despite one red flag after another, is what allowed Hasan allegedly to carry out his own violent backlash against non-Muslim soldiers.

Just a few months ago, Hasan was promoted to major. He passed a security clearance despite evidence he openly engaged in anti-American rants, and even discussed cutting the throats of infidels during a PowerPoint presentation. Now there are reports that U.S. intelligence intercepted contacts between Hasan and al-Qaida.

But shhh! This isn't about Islam. Close your eyes. Look the other way. Do not make the connection.

"It would be an even greater tragedy if our diversity becomes a casualty here," Casey said on Sunday's morning shows. Really? Tell that to the victims of the Muslim terrorist who shouted "Allahu Akbar!" before pumping fellow soldiers full of bullets at close range. Tell it to their grieving families

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: duplicate; georgecasey; nidalmalikhasan

1 posted on 11/09/2009 6:11:22 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Based on the headline, for a moment I thought Apple was taking its ad campaign to a whole other level.


2 posted on 11/09/2009 6:12:50 PM PST by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: Sherman Logan

You meant Microsoft?


3 posted on 11/09/2009 6:14:55 PM PST by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

If we lose 100,000 muslim “servicemen” (moles) to save 1 American life, it is worth it.

There is no particular right for muslims to serve in the military and now hundreds of reasons not to allow it.


4 posted on 11/09/2009 6:16:49 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Steelfish
Well,

Obviously the Army needs a vast power point slide show spelling out the merits of diversity. While at it, they should establish Army wide “goals” and ensure in recruiting, schools, promotions there is equality (i.e. proportionate representation, formerly known as quaota's)............. In a way I'm happy I got hurt and am out today. I was fed up with exactly this sort of B.S.

The US Army:

Led by ingratiators to do the unequal,
For the unqualified,
To do the unnecessary and inefficient,
In order to ensure equality.

5 posted on 11/09/2009 6:20:00 PM PST by Red6
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To: Steelfish

Two words - promotion, pension. End of story.


6 posted on 11/09/2009 6:21:04 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Steelfish

Well, not really.

I don’t think MS would make an ad about how PCs drive you to kill yourself.


7 posted on 11/09/2009 6:21:30 PM PST by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: freedumb2003

This Gen Casey is a kutt bissing PC killer. Looking the other way is his main occupation, as well as ducking and cowering.

YOU ARE A DISGRACE GENERAL. WITH ENOUGH CLEANER YOU MIGHT SOMEDAY REMOVE ALL THAT AMERICAN BLOOD OFF YOUR TUNIC.

GET OUT NOW GENERAL. YOU HAVE DISGRACED YOURSELF AND ALL ARMY LEADERSHIP. A VERY LITTLE MAN WITH SUCH BLOOD SOAKED HANDS SHOULD NOT BE IN SUCH A POSITION AS YOU ARE—AND YOU KNOW IT.

Just how many more Americans are you willing to allow to be gunned down General as you maintain your post of Cowardice of the Army?

Please, get out now. Avoid eternal humiliation, if not damnation.


8 posted on 11/09/2009 6:24:10 PM PST by petertare (--.)
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To: Steelfish
And they suggest what?

Should we round up all 300 Muslim solders and DOD them?

Should we put Moslem's in internment camps like the Japanese
in WWII?

(I for on think NOT).
Who in our administration will make that move?

Talk is cheap.

Tell us how we can prevent this in the future and do it
constitutionally and legally.

I think the only answer is Intel.
But that was frowned on.

We have an administration that is emboldening
the terrorists.

This sort of thing ( attempted terrorist
attack on us soil) is becoming a weekly event now that the
current administration is dismantling a national security
system that kept us safe for 8 years. After a knife through
the heart of the intelligence community we are going to blame the Army?

Elections have consequences and this is one of them.
Expect more in the future. I will be putting the blame
at the feet of the real instigator, the current
administration. The one that think the real terrorists
are pro-lifers, returning soldiers, vets, Christians,
tea party attendees, those with criticisms of the current
administration.

9 posted on 11/09/2009 6:24:53 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: DaveTesla

>>Should we round up all 300 Muslim solders and DOD them?<<

We should but we won’t.


10 posted on 11/09/2009 6:26:40 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Steelfish

Casey is a corrupt General, a political hack and paper tiger of political corruption; he should purge himself by way of Adm. Boorda’s example or hauled to a frontline in person as a foot soldier to see if he really knows what he is talking about!


11 posted on 11/09/2009 6:29:05 PM PST by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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To: freedumb2003
“We should but we won’t.”

Since every one is calling For General Casey’s head.
What do they sugest he do?

What can he do that will be approved by the commander in chief.

The real boss, Mr Obama.

12 posted on 11/09/2009 6:32:14 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: Steelfish
Exactly when did "diversity" become a "god" here in the U.S.?
13 posted on 11/09/2009 6:32:47 PM PST by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...!!)
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To: DaveTesla

We allowed Japanese American soldiers to serve during WWII, but in Europe, not the Asian theater...

The problem here is is out of control political correctness that would not allow any kind of negative comment about a protected class within the US Army. It’s worse than that though.

One of the soldiers who was killed was a female coming home from Iraq because she was 1 1/2 months pregnant. She is another unfortunate symbol of other out of control PC in the military in general, not just the Army...


14 posted on 11/09/2009 6:35:13 PM PST by Bean Counter (Stout Hearts....)
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To: Sherman Logan
I don’t think MS would make an ad about how PCs drive you to kill yourself.

Not much repeat custom from that type of plan.

15 posted on 11/09/2009 6:37:10 PM PST by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: Sherman Logan
I don’t think MS would make an ad about how PCs drive you to kill yourself.

Not much repeat custom from that type of plan.

16 posted on 11/09/2009 6:37:16 PM PST by naturalman1975 ("America was under attack. Australia was immediately there to help." - John Winston Howard)
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To: freedumb2003
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17 posted on 11/09/2009 6:38:55 PM PST by Dick Bachert ('08 WASN'T AN ELECTION. IT WAS AN INFESTATION. FUMIGATION HAS ALREADY BEGUN!)
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To: freedumb2003
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18 posted on 11/09/2009 6:39:09 PM PST by Dick Bachert ('08 WASN'T AN ELECTION. IT WAS AN INFESTATION. FUMIGATION HAS ALREADY BEGUN!)
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To: Steelfish

“Diversity” is our communism, a failed ideology, yet protected by our version of PC.


19 posted on 11/09/2009 6:41:08 PM PST by junta (S.C.U.M. = State Controlled Unreliable Media)
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To: Steelfish

The General proves that “survival tactics” means entirely different things to a grunt on the line and a General officer in Washington.


20 posted on 11/09/2009 6:43:33 PM PST by Random Access
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To: Steelfish
The shooting masscare at Fort Hood should raise many questions with the public. For starters, why did the FBI react the way they did with what the knew?
At least six months ago, Hasan came to the attention of law enforcement officials because of Internet postings about suicide bombings and other threats, including posts that equated suicide bombers to soldiers who throw themselves on a grenade to save the lives of their comrades. Investigators had not determined for certain whether Hasan was the author of the posting, and a formal investigation had not been opened before the shooting, said law enforcement officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss the case.
What about the CIA?
U.S. intelligence agencies were aware months ago that Army Major Nidal Hasan was attempting to make contact with people associated with al Qaeda, two American officials briefed on classified material in the case told ABC News.
Why did the Army react the way they did when Hasan was clearly incompetent at his job. And last, since it has been reported Fort Hood had a high suicide rate, you have to ask, what kind of mental health treatment was/is being provided to soldiers at Fort Hood when you consider Hasan was part of the counseling program at the mental health facilities on Fort Hood. What about his time at Walter Reed? Soldier Suicide Attempts Skyrocket In the article you will find the number of suicides have increased substantially within the last year. And it wasn't until July of this year that Hasan was moved from Walter Reed. So what has his impact been as a doctor who treated soldiers who Hasan in effect saw as an enemy to his religion?
21 posted on 11/09/2009 6:47:39 PM PST by theanchoragedailyruse
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To: DaveTesla

>>The real boss, Mr Obama.<<

The distance between “should” and “will” became non-Euclidean on 1/20/2009.


22 posted on 11/09/2009 6:50:48 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Bean Counter
The Buck stops here:

The commander in CHIEF.
What is he going to do about this? Hind sight is 20/20.
What are his orders?

23 posted on 11/09/2009 6:54:58 PM PST by DaveTesla (You can fool some of the people some of the time......)
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To: Steelfish

No one wants to say it. The hard truth is that we’ve encountered a sect of a religion that is fundamentally at odds with our basic rights. We need to act accordingly.


24 posted on 11/09/2009 6:55:03 PM PST by OpeEdMunkey (Eat right...exercise...die anyway.)
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To: Steelfish

So name one good thing occurring because of diversity.

Interesting restaurants maybe?

Product of diversity: death, the way of the islam cult.


25 posted on 11/09/2009 7:05:57 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: Steelfish

When I read the headline I thought this was going to be an article about the Japanese guy who killed himself by playing WOW for 72 hours straight!


26 posted on 11/09/2009 7:18:50 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: Steelfish

George Washington AND George Patton would have stood this political hack before a fireing squad and shot him for treason.

I hope the 13 ghosts of those victims haunt this bastard the rest of his life. He is a coward. Casey is an anatomically correct G.I. Joe doll.


27 posted on 11/09/2009 7:43:41 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: freedumb2003

There are around 1,700 active duty muslims. We can do well without them. What if Ike had said “I hope all these soldiers the Germans killed on D-Day doesn’t cause a back lash against the Nazis”. He would have been relieved of his command in about two minutes.

We have allowed this to go too far and I’m afraid there’s no turning back. We’ve allowed the press to be taken over by communists along with the government. We might as well announce to Bin Laden that he’s no longer wanted and invited him to have a beer with his “brother” in the white house. And while he’s there his “brother” can go ahead and sign the surrender papers. Man, it’s sad that we’ve become as big of whimps as France.


28 posted on 11/09/2009 7:48:23 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: Terry Mross

>>Man, it’s sad that we’ve become as big of whimps as France.<<

With more tragic results.


29 posted on 11/09/2009 7:50:49 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: All

Saw a recap of the Malvo murders on CNN.
They all said, ‘Still don’t know why he did it’.

Because the false moon god tells them to.
They just don’t learn, do they?


30 posted on 11/09/2009 8:22:04 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: OpeEdMunkey
The hard truth is that we’ve encountered a sect of a religion that is fundamentally at odds with our basic rights

A fair numbers of Americans know that, and have since 9/11 and before. But our government, regardless of the party in power, has been doing everything in its power to deny that truth, and to misinform and even demonize Americans who dare speak that truth aloud.

And there is no sign yet that any part of our government will change. Recognizing Islam for what it is will have to be brought about by talk radio and other Americans speaking out against our government. - Maybe the Fort Hood atrocity will set things in motion, but it'll take more than that to bring real honesty to our public dialogue.

31 posted on 11/09/2009 8:38:28 PM PST by Will88
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To: Steelfish

Suicide is only accurate if it were just the PC idiots that are being killed, but the truth is it’s murder. Many see the truth and yet it’s the PC liberals who are causing the deaths of random innocents through their PC policies.


32 posted on 11/09/2009 8:47:15 PM PST by highlander_UW (To anger a conservative tell him a lie. To anger a liberal tell him the truth.)
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To: Steelfish
"It would be an even greater tragedy if our diversity becomes a casualty here...

War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance Diversity is Strength

33 posted on 11/09/2009 9:17:06 PM PST by GATOR NAVY
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To: TXnMA

I’ve been asking the exact same question. If you ever hear an answer please let me know.


34 posted on 11/10/2009 4:02:06 AM PST by expatguy (Support "An American Expat in Southeast Asia" - DONATE)
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To: freedumb2003

There is no particular right for muslims to serve in the military and now hundreds of reasons not to allow it.
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Three score and a few years ago American citizens were imprisoned in barbed wire camps because they were of Japanese descent and we were at war with Japan. Now we clutch the enemy vipers to our breast and make excuses when they bite us. America has gone berserk.


35 posted on 11/10/2009 5:20:41 AM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: DaveTesla

“Tell us how we can prevent this in the future and do it
constitutionally and legally.”
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We can constitutionally ban any people who follow a belief system that encourages them to be traitors to the country from serving. We only need to follow the REAL constitution instead of the imaginary “living, breathing document” that has taken control in recent years.

People are disqualified for being too short or for being too tall or for failure to pass a mental test or a security check but somehow we think we can’t disqualify people who want to destroy us. This is insanity.


36 posted on 11/10/2009 5:27:57 AM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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To: OpeEdMunkey

“The hard truth is that we’ve encountered a sect of a religion that is fundamentally at odds with our basic rights. We need to act accordingly.”
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According to Nancy Pelosi we DON’T HAVE any basic rights! When asked what part of the constitution authorized her to fine and or imprison someone for failing to purchase health insurance she asked, “Are you serious”! Anyone who responds that way has zero concept of any basic rights for American citizens whatsoever. She may as well say, “Rights, Smights”!

Pelosi is a traitor to this country and is utterly despicable, there are no words in the language to express my utter contempt toward her.


37 posted on 11/10/2009 5:49:19 AM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a leftist is like trying to catch sunshine in a fish net at midnight.)
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