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A NATION BETRAYED
Diana West ^ | September 23, 2012 | SeekTheTruth

Posted on 09/23/2012 6:21:12 PM PDT by seekthetruth

Below is an extraordinary, heart-stopping and historic letter. It is a letter SSG Matthew Sitton sent to U.S. Rep. C.W. "Bill" Young after his commanders in Afghanistan told him to "quit whining" about orders to lead patrols without objective "through, for lack of a better term, basically a mine field on a daily basis," as Sitton wrote. Twice daily basis, in fact. On August 2, 2012, Sitton and another US soldier were killed in one the IED-riddled field he spoke of. Eighty-one-year-old Rep. Young, who attends the same church in Florida as the Sitton family, this week announced he no longer supports the presence of US troops in Afghanistan and called for their withdrawal in advance of 2014.

(Excerpt) Read more at dianawest.net ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; florida; ied; military; nationaldefense; roe; wot
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To: cyn

You knew of the policy? Please explain.

I just wrote James’ cousin to find out if he knew the person who sent the message to him and if the person actually knows it to be true.

I could understand active military personnel not taking speaking engagements but retired??? They are retired from the military and I would think are free to do as they wish.


41 posted on 09/24/2012 4:36:16 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: cyn; WildHighlander57; All

Sorry, I got mixed up. The one who wrote the message is retured, the soldier who was to speak is stationed at Ft. Brag. Waiting to hear back on this. We must make sure it is actually true.


42 posted on 09/24/2012 4:52:16 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: cyn; WildHighlander57; All

Just got this reply from my James’ cousin’s wife, Betty. My message to Marcus & Betty is first:

Marcus, Betty,
Do you know the person who sent this to you? Reason I ask is many are wanting to know who Vice Admiral Bob Scarborough, of Arlington, VA is and if this is really true. If it is true there are folks who will get this story the attention it deserves if it is true! Please let me know if you know Obama actually made such a dictate on Military speaking at a faith based event. Love, Jeannie

Jeannie, I think it came from my cousin in Nebraska. Am checking with her and hopefully we will know by morning. After sharing I deleted it. She is very well informed and sends me great material. You will hear either from her or me. Betty


43 posted on 09/24/2012 6:49:43 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: capydick; Nefertiti; haffast; Ides of March; Kmavp6728; wolfpat; Cassanova Frankenstein; ...
From the article: Idris Ahmad Abdu Qadir Idris is the second name on Holder’s Justice Department list of 55 Gitmo detainees approved for release or transfer


This explains why Holder was in either Qatar or Saudi Arabia on 9/11 when our ambassador in Libya was killed......I was thinking to myself “what the hell was he doing over there, especially on 9/11?” Now I realize - he was probably arranging this transfer and probably raising a glass to the hijackers......



It wouldn't surprise me if you are correct!

Here is another article to read:
http://www.westernfreepress.com/2012/09/24/obama-has-no-afghanistan-strategy-and-our-soldiers-are-dying/

44 posted on 09/24/2012 7:09:22 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: Girlene; grannyheart2000; TROOPCARRIER; Ed Nobles; N. Beaujon; bu9418; ...
Just receied this prayer request:

We are asking everyone to say a prayer for "Darkhorse" 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and their families. They are fighting it out in Afghanistan & they have lost 9 marines in 4 days. IT WOULD BE NICE TO SEE the message spread if more could pass it on. Nothing in the media about these guys because no one seems to care:

Justin Allen, 23, Brett Linley, 29, Matthew Weikert, 29, Justus Bartett, 27, Dave Santos, 21, Chase Stanley, 21 Jesse Reed, 26, Matthew Johnson, 21, Zachary Fisher, 24, Brandon King, 23, Christopher Goeke, 23, Sheldon Tate, 27.

All are Marines that gave their lives for YOU this week. Please Honor THEM by forwarding this.

May God welcome these heroes home, and may God Bless their families and comfort them through their terrible loss.
45 posted on 09/24/2012 7:31:11 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

In daily prayer for our troops.
May the Lord comfort their loved ones.
Rest in peace brave Marines.


46 posted on 09/24/2012 7:45:35 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia ("Together we will unite America and get this done" - Paul Ryan - August 11, 2012)
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To: seekthetruth; WildHighlander57; All

Vice Admiral Robert Henry Scarborough
Vice Commandant
U.S. Coast Guard

http://www.uscg.mil/history/people/ScarboroughRH.pdf


47 posted on 09/24/2012 8:06:55 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: seekthetruth; WildHighlander57; RedMDer; trisham; TheOldLady; musicman; vox_freedom; JoeProBono; ...

Hopefully, some FReeper with military connections can provide further info about confirmation, but here’s another:

OBAMA STOPS SOLDIER FROM SPEAKING (idiot)
Date: 2012-09-24, 2:17PM EDT
5fnbt-3293411034@pers.craigslist.org
OBAMA STOPS SOLDIER FROM SPEAKING

Something you’ll want to be aware of:
Sent by Retired Vice Admiral Bob Scarborough, of Arlington , VA.

“I wanted to give you all some disturbing information on our wonderful president.

I work with the Catch-A-Dream Foundation,
which provides hunting and fishing trips to children with life-threatening illnesses.

This past weekend we had our annual banquet/fundraiser event in Starkville.

As a part of our program, we had scheduled Sgt. 1st Class Greg Stube to come; he’s a highly decorated U.S. Army Green Beret and inspirational speaker who was severely injured while deployed overseas and didn’t have much of a
chance for survival. Greg is stationed at Ft. Bragg , NC and received permission from his commanding officer to come speak at our function.

Everything was on go until Obama made a policy that NO U.S. SERVICEMAN CAN SPEAK AT ANY FAITH-BASED PUBLIC EVENTS ANYMORE.

Needless to say, Greg had to cancel his speaking event with us. Didn’t know if anyone else was aware of this new policy. You’re just starting to see the Obamanation. This is just how the Nazis did it in the 1930’s - slowly, one step at a time.

This should be forwarded to everyone regardless of party affiliation!

We have lost 50% of our freedom of speech in the last 2 years. The news media is not allowed to print anything negative about this evil regime.
.
ARE YOU STILL GOING TO REELECT HIM???????????

Robert D. Sinacola
COL (Ret), AVN, USAR

http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/rnr/3293411034.html

~ ~ ~ ~

If true, someone would have to be blind, dumb, or intentionally ignorant to not see that worst horrors and infamy are coming if he wins. Lord, have mercy ..


48 posted on 09/24/2012 8:40:16 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE; seekthetruth; All

Starwise, many thanks for finding this!

From the article, he is now 89 years old.


49 posted on 09/24/2012 8:40:22 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: seekthetruth
I am convinced the chain of command doesn't give a damn about our Sons and Daughters.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Those in highest command and with the maximum brass **KNOW** that the occupant in the White House:

** posted FORGED birth documents

** FAILS e-verify

** uses ANOTHER MAN'S social security number

So?...If these perfumed princesses don't give a twit about their oath before God to defend the Constitution and its Article 2, Section 1, why would anyone believe that they care a twit about the brave and honorable military men and women serving under them? By supporting and upholding a likely pretender in the White House, is this how they watch the backs of our brave and honorable troops? Huh?

Personally, I have made a decision. If in the very unlikely possibility that I should be in the presence of these despicable men, I will turn my back. I will shun them.

50 posted on 09/24/2012 8:41:05 PM PDT by GaltTrader
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To: STARWISE

That is sick!!


51 posted on 09/24/2012 8:47:27 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: seekthetruth

Had a conversation recently with a young active duty Major (from my perspective as a Vietnam era Marine) who has served in both Iraq and Afghanistan. He told me in no uncertain terms that we needed to get out of Afghanistan now ... it was a total shit hole with absolutely no redeeming virtues. I’ve been in this forum (FR) for a long time and I’m not making this up ... I’m not being any more specific because I want this officers opinion to remain anonymous.


52 posted on 09/24/2012 8:58:56 PM PDT by BluH2o
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To: seekthetruth

Prayers for these Marines fighting it out in Afghanistan and for the families of those who have fought their last.


53 posted on 09/24/2012 9:14:16 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: WildHighlander57

You’re welcome ..

This guy is a real piece of work turncoat, villain, Obie brownnose and rotten appeaser, IMO

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/09/19/Lt-Col-Matthew-Dooley-Loses-Teaching-Position-at-Joint-Forces-Staff-College-For-Criticizing-Islam

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/09/21/Obama-Reverses-Afghan-Surge-For-Political-Gain

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2012/09/13/Head-of-joint-chiefs-backs-down-from-Islamists

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/09/12/US-Caves-On-Free-Speech

Damn him ..


54 posted on 09/24/2012 9:25:45 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Heart of Georgia; All
I have encouragement that we will get Romney elected and finally. after four years, have a Commander in Chief who honors and supports our Military.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2935731/posts

55 posted on 09/24/2012 10:41:00 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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I feel the same way. Of course we need to get out of Afghanistan right away.

Obama wouldn't provide our warriors with what they needed to get the job done and win, has made it obvious he sides with the enemy, tells the enemy when we will leave, and continues to release the Islamic terrorists from GITMO!

Our troops are sitting ducks with “green on blue” attacks happening more and more since Obama told the enemy when our troops will withdraw from Afghanistan!

Please go here and read more. And realize Bob McCarty has been spending his life bring out the truth!! Be watching for his upcoming book, “The Clapper Memo”!
http://bobmccarty.com/

56 posted on 09/24/2012 10:57:49 PM PDT by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: seekthetruth

Saddly more then have of the military will vote for Obama because well....

Anyway. It is sad.


57 posted on 09/25/2012 12:56:14 AM PDT by DYngbld (I have read the back of the Book and we WIN!!!!)
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To: STARWISE

BTTT


58 posted on 09/25/2012 1:31:45 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: seekthetruth

Documents: Obama, Holder have approved one of bin Laden’s bodyguards for release or transfer from Gitmo.


When you release someone like this, you condemn someone else to death — because these “Dirty 30” types are trained-up, homicidal maniacs.


59 posted on 09/25/2012 4:04:47 AM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: seekthetruth
NO U.S. SERVICEMAN CAN SPEAK AT ANY FAITH-BASED PUBLIC EVENTS ANYMORE

Yes, but they can kiss another serviceman while in uniform, even marry him! May God have mercy on America!

60 posted on 09/25/2012 5:19:22 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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