Skip to comments.NORTH: Obama’s decision deficit disorder
Posted on 12/14/2012 1:01:43 PM PST by jazusamo
Troop dismay no longer hidden
Quantico, VA - Until I joined the Fourth Estate, it was my experience that most Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Guardsmen and Marines usually eschewed contact with members of the media. Regard for the potentates of the press used to be about equal to that of chiggers, ticks, scorpions and fire ants. When I was on active duty, I had an aerosol can of bug spray hand-labeled: Reporter Repellant. If a military person had to share space with any of these assorted insects, the last thing anyone wanted to do was to discuss politics. Things have changed.
Shortly before the presidential election, our Fox News team was embedded with U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Though nearly all acknowledged applying for absentee ballots, few of them were able to follow the presidential campaign or the debates, and fewer still had the time or inclination to speculate about what the outcome might be. Now that the issue is decided, they are no longer reticent about expressing their frustrations with the power brokers in Washington.
Over the course of the past month, our Heroes Proved book tour bus has visited more than two dozen U.S. military installations and bookstores in nearby communities. Its empirical data, but I estimate that over half of those lining up to buy this book are currently serving military personnel, veterans or their family members. They arent happy with whats happening in our nations capital or the way its being covered by the so-called mainstream media.
Those wearing our nations uniforms are tired of hearing about the apocalypse predicted in a Mayan calendar. They know the fiscal cliff is a disaster for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marines...
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...
There is no decision deficit. It’s just that people cannot seem to wrap their minds around decisions that are truly alien and unhuman.
That’s a weakness, and a fatal one.
Cloward and Piven Rule. Bet on it.
Pretty sure its a deficit decission disorder.
His decission not to address the deficit is symptomatic of a disorder.
Amen. This is wickedly intelligent, decisive and intentional.
I wish more information about NGOs would get to retired and current military.
I don’t hear enough, IMHO, awareness of these from young people in general.