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The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military
Business Insider ^ | 10/22/11

Posted on 10/22/2011 9:19:23 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military

The FBI has released a new gang assessment announcing that there are 1.4 million gang members in the US, a 40 percent increase since 2009, and that many of these members are getting inside the military (via Stars and Stripes).

The report says the military has seen members from 53 gangs and 100 regions in the US enlist in every branch of the armed forces. Members of every major street gang, some prison gangs, and outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) have been reported on both US and international military installation

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1 posted on 10/22/2011 9:19:30 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; PAR35; AndyJackson; Thane_Banquo; nicksaunt; MadLibDisease; happygrl; ...

P!


2 posted on 10/22/2011 9:20:16 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

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3 posted on 10/22/2011 9:22:40 AM PDT by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Now that's just hard to believe.

To enlist, I thought one had to have graduated from high school, is that not so? Gang members are not educated.

Maybe GANG is code work for ISLAM.

4 posted on 10/22/2011 9:23:42 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: TigerLikesRooster
Now that's just hard to believe.

To enlist, I thought one had to have graduated from high school, is that not so? Gang members are not educated.

Maybe GANG is code word for ISLAM.

5 posted on 10/22/2011 9:24:02 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: TigerLikesRooster

first the queers, now this...


6 posted on 10/22/2011 9:24:02 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Heard about this on Michael Savage’s show last night. Apparently it’s especially bad in the Navy.


7 posted on 10/22/2011 9:26:37 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: bigbob
first the queers, now this...

This is old news. There were big stories on this back in the 1990s, I think. On one hand there were the inner city gangs that were using the military for training, on the other hand there were the white supremacist groups that were doing exactly the same thing.

I think most of the controversy over it died down with 9/11.
8 posted on 10/22/2011 9:27:27 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: TigerLikesRooster

are they in the u.s. congress?

/s


9 posted on 10/22/2011 9:33:44 AM PDT by ken21
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To: TigerLikesRooster; PAR35; AndyJackson; Thane_Banquo; nicksaunt; MadLibDisease; happygrl; ...

I am sorry, ping to the wrong thread again.:-(


10 posted on 10/22/2011 9:34:29 AM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

OHHHH NOOOOSSSS,

The FBI just realized AMERICA WE HAVE A PROBLEM.

But woe to ANY military GEN,ADM that tries to do something about it.

RACIAL PROFILING DONCHA KNOW.


11 posted on 10/22/2011 9:36:42 AM PDT by marty60
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Gay Gangs?


12 posted on 10/22/2011 9:39:25 AM PDT by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

No sh#t, Sherlock.....gangs have infiltrated the White House and Justice Department, too.


13 posted on 10/22/2011 9:39:25 AM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

That’s our FBI. On the ball as usual. Gangs in the military have been a problem for a decade or more. Next thing you know, the FBI will tell us that the cartels have managed to set up shop in every major metro area from Texas to California.


14 posted on 10/22/2011 9:42:48 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Rick Perry engages in corporate welfare via Texas TEF/ETF)
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To: annieokie
Maybe GANG is code word for ISLAM.

Or jihadi.

5.56mm

15 posted on 10/22/2011 9:47:33 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: TigerLikesRooster
There's something to be said for a broad-based military draft without the escape route of college exemptions. A small volunteer army as a professional core would be great if we didn't have all the oversea deployments and manpower strains. And to provide the manpower for heavy deployments we are either going to have to lower standards or broaden the manpower base with a draft.
16 posted on 10/22/2011 9:47:41 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: annieokie
This is old news.

To enlist, I thought one had to have graduated from high school, is that not so? Gang members are not educated.

Oh yeah, the rigors of getting a high school diploma, let me tell you

Hardest I've ever worked in my life but I'm glad I did because now I've got that high school diploma framed on the wall, opening up doors left right and center

Look out world, I'm a man of letters with my high school diploma
17 posted on 10/22/2011 9:50:07 AM PDT by OnlyTurkeysHaveLeftWings
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To: TigerLikesRooster

They wouldn’t be wearing pink with rainbow ribbons would they?


18 posted on 10/22/2011 9:51:47 AM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
... and outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) ...

Gotta remember. A new definition of OMG.


19 posted on 10/22/2011 9:55:19 AM PDT by magooey (The Mandate of Heaven resides in the hearts of men.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

So? Can the people do their duty? Can they kill the enemy?

Gang members are extremely loyal, and will fight to the death to defend their group. They are tough, seasoned, and ready to kill. This is exactly the sort of person we want defending our country. Put a gang of Crips down into a town full of Islamic terrorists, and let’s see who emerges at the end of the night.


20 posted on 10/22/2011 9:57:44 AM PDT by worst-case scenario (Striving to reach the light)
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To: tanknetter

Your right tanknetter only they were doing it back in the 60s too as well as the radical leftist.


21 posted on 10/22/2011 10:02:36 AM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I was a Navy drill instructor in the early 80’s and had “gangs” then too.

In one company of recruits fully half of them had come from the New York City area. At least 10 of them were gang members and knew each other. They tried to take over the company. We ended up discharging 7 of the 10 and split the other 3 up into different companies.

At that time a high school diploma was not an absolute requirement as it is now.

Gang members have to integrate into the unit. Those who can’t are quickly identified and removed - at least they were when I was there.

And if they are in the military what is the issue? That they will steal an armory of weapons and go on a rampage or start a mutiny on a Navy destroyer and blow up a city?


22 posted on 10/22/2011 10:05:21 AM PDT by msrngtp2002 (Just my opinion.)
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To: worst-case scenario

Ive seen these punks in the military and most of them don’t last long they end up going awol or desert the military. They are punks and cannot take the disciplineand regimentation. The ones I worry about are the ones recruitied ny gangs and radicals after they have been in the military awhile.


23 posted on 10/22/2011 10:09:09 AM PDT by Americanexpat (Everytime I see that guy's face ot)
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To: worst-case scenario

A positive thinker - I like that.

Off subject: Obama says the military leaving Iraq will ‘be home for the holidays’. He did not say ‘Home for Christmas’.


24 posted on 10/22/2011 10:09:12 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Cain - touching the better angels of our nature.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Gangs are the new militias. They are armed, and have internal structure and discipline. Normal people have been discouraged from cooperative defensive and offensive activities. They are demonized and persecuted if they even come close to forming something resembling a community defensive organization.

Unfortunately, the gangs are often more criminally self-serving than community spirited, although it’s not a black and white line.


25 posted on 10/22/2011 10:14:18 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: All

Law abiding 2A supporters everywhere need to know these numbers.

1.4 million gang members, who are armed, comfortable with violence and occupy terrain (urban terrain) that produces the most casualties in an armed conflict.

We are most likely going to come into swift and sure collision with these enemies at some point.

The war on drugs continues to feed this beast, with the numbers jumping significantly in the last year. American policy makers have allowed the “war on drugs” to continue without a plan to win it and now we have drug gang members in the ranks of our services and law enforcement, much of it because of necessity of troop strength or affirmative action hires.

Also keep in mind that half of those 1.4 m gangmembers are Latino/Hispanic. If they put drug war rivalries aside, and are rallied behind some charismatic leadership or common cause, that is a significant armed occupation force within the borders of the US.


26 posted on 10/22/2011 10:15:29 AM PDT by Molon Labbie ("It's free, swipe your EBT!")
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To: traditional1
ORGANIZED CRIME is the more correct terminology.


27 posted on 10/22/2011 10:17:46 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (Obamageddon, Barackalypse Now! Bam is "Debt Man Walking" in 2012 - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: sodpoodle

Perhaps he means that our Jewish troops will be “home for the Holidays.” The military isn’t just composed of Christians. No point in insulting our Jewish troops, right?

Better to make the Catholic troops upset. I just read that 40% of our current Armed Forces are of Mexican descent. Can this possibly be correct? How are they going to like being sent down into Mexico to fight drug gangs, as Perry is advocating?


28 posted on 10/22/2011 10:19:28 AM PDT by worst-case scenario (Striving to reach the light)
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Are You A Whining FReeper?

Got A Gripe So You Won't Donate?


Click The Pic

Isn't That Like Setting Fire To Your Own Home?

When FR Is Gone, Where Will You Go Then?

29 posted on 10/22/2011 10:24:34 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: tanknetter
don't they run a background check when you join?
30 posted on 10/22/2011 10:36:18 AM PDT by Charlespg
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Another unintended outcome of Diversity and Multiculturalism.


31 posted on 10/22/2011 10:46:42 AM PDT by Exton1
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To: ken21
are they in the u.s. congress?

Sure act like it, don't they.

32 posted on 10/22/2011 10:51:03 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: worst-case scenario
We had a bar complete with bar brawls with regular gangs coming and going in the 1960`s.

The Army used to call us up and ask us who were the toughest in the gangs with their fists. When we told them it was so and so, they said, ``Those are the guys we want.``

One of them received the Medal of Honor in Vietnam for killing 40 VC`s with a from-the-hip machine gun defense of his company atop the APC- saved `em all.

33 posted on 10/22/2011 10:51:43 AM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: SandRat; cripplecreek; Impy; yongin; Maelstorm; neverdem; Old Sarge

Is this yellow journalism? One hopes it isn’t true.


34 posted on 10/22/2011 10:53:39 AM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: TADSLOS

No kidding.

Part of the problem is citizenship for sale - serve in the military and your are a citizen in just three years. That brings in the Latin American gangsters. Relying on foreigners for their soldiers is one thing that brought the Romans down.

Then there are the native-born black gangsters and I suppose some white ones too.

I guess we either need a draft, or to not fight so many wars that we have to scrape the barrel.


35 posted on 10/22/2011 10:58:33 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: TigerLikesRooster

A Gays and Gangs in Obama’s military.... “fundamentally changing America”.


36 posted on 10/22/2011 11:41:22 AM PDT by Gator113 (`)
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To: annieokie

I had a friend at Bragg who said there were numerous gang members in the Army. Some really wanted to get away from the life. Others wanted to learn tactics, get out, and bring them back to their gangs. From what he said, all of the enlisted men knew who the gang members were and which category they fell into.


37 posted on 10/22/2011 12:05:01 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: Clintonfatigued

It is true. And probably a little yellow journalism over-reaction also.


38 posted on 10/22/2011 12:09:48 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Old news. We had the same issues back in the 90’s. Gangs were sending their members into the military to get the training, then return to civilian life where they could put that training to nefarious use. We even had gang members in Special Forces.


39 posted on 10/22/2011 1:59:07 PM PDT by Sarajevo (Is it true that cannibals don't eat clowns because they taste funny?)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The United States Armed Forces: “Who You Tryin’ To Get Crazy With, Ese? Don’t You Know We’re Loco?”
40 posted on 10/22/2011 2:19:09 PM PDT by RichInOC (Sarah Palin is at war with the left. Most Freepers are just playing the video game.)
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To: msrngtp2002
And if they are in the military what is the issue? That they will steal an armory of weapons and go on a rampage or start a mutiny on a Navy destroyer and blow up a city?

Actually, pilferage of weapons, grenades, explosives and such is a possible reason for their wanting to join, along with getting training in weapons and explosives.

41 posted on 10/22/2011 2:28:08 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (When you've only heard lies your entire life, the truth sounds insane.)
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To: bunkerhill7

When you listen to interviews with these guys in prison, you can hear that they would have been right at home in an army of any large empire from the beginning of historical time. Being part of a unit, where guys watch each other’s backs, and the maintenance of a strict code of loyalty to the group - these are all impulses that should have been steered into more legal organizations.

There may be more immediate money in being in a criminal enterprise, but the life expectancy is actually a lot longer in the military. I wonder to what extent the Army and the other armed forces are cultivating leads street gangs.


42 posted on 10/22/2011 3:26:58 PM PDT by worst-case scenario (Striving to reach the light)
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43 posted on 10/22/2011 7:41:38 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Watched a special on TV a year or two ago about this. Had forgotten about it.


44 posted on 10/22/2011 7:48:56 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: worst-case scenario
Gang members are extremely loyal, and will fight to the death to defend their group. They are tough, seasoned, and ready to kill. This is exactly the sort of person we want defending our country. Put a gang of Crips down into a town full of Islamic terrorists, and let’s see who emerges at the end of the night.

You're either being sarcastic or out of your mind.

45 posted on 10/22/2011 10:23:13 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: Molon Labbie

This article may have some relevance to the topic:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2796575/posts?page=2

Obama and the Sinaloa Cartel


46 posted on 10/22/2011 10:31:47 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The FBI has released a new gang assessment announcing that there are 1.4 million gang members in the US, a 40 percent increase since 2009, and that many of these members are getting inside the military (via Stars and Stripes).

Yeah, but the REAL question for the FBI is how many 'lone wolf' Republicans are in - we all know that's the REAL threat... white middle class men... Has the FBI gone 'gangaphobe' ? /s

47 posted on 10/23/2011 9:33:38 AM PDT by GOPJ (OWS - a scam to shift blame for unemployment and misery away from Obama..)
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To: Clintonfatigued; PhilCollins; TigerLikesRooster

I don’t think this is anything new.


48 posted on 10/23/2011 10:23:49 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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I am shouting, “FIRE! FIRE!”


49 posted on 10/23/2011 10:38:22 AM PDT by bitt ( Obama is so unpopular now that the Kenyans say he was definitely born in Hawaii)
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To: bitt

Freedom of speech does not extend to shouting “fire” in a crowded theater.


50 posted on 10/23/2011 10:40:58 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1005 of America's holiday from reality...)
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