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Pentagon Labels Founding Fathers, Conservatives as Extremists
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Posted on 08/26/2013 9:40:00 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA

George Washington would not be welcome in the modern U.S. military. Neither would Thomas Jefferson or Benjamin Franklin, according to Department of Defense training documents that depict the Founding Fathers as extremists and conservative organizations as “hate groups.”

The Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute training guide was obtained by Judicial Watch under a Freedom of Information Act Request. It was acquired from the Air Force but originated from the Pentagon.

“This document deserves a careful examination by military leadership,” Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton told Fox News. “Congress needs to conduct better oversight and figure out what the heck is going on in our military.”

Included in the 133-pages of lesson plans is a student guide entitled “Extremism.”

The DOD warns students to be aware “that many extremists will talk of individual liberties, states’ rights and how to make the world a better place.”

Under a section titled “Extremist Ideologies,” the document states, “In U.S. history, there are many examples of extremist ideologies and movements. The colonists who sought to free themselves from British rule and the Confederate states who sought to secede from the Northern states are just two examples.”

“It’s disturbing insight into what’s happening inside Obama’s Pentagon,” Fitton told Fox News. “The Obama administration has a nasty habit of equating basic conservative values with terrorism.”

The Pentagon did not return telephone calls seeking comment on the training materials.

The training guide warned that participation in groups that are regarded as extremist organizations is “incompatible with military service and is, therefore prohibited.”

“It’s craziness,” Fitton said. “It’s political correctness run amok.”

(Excerpt) Read more at radio.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: communist; dod; enemywithin; obama; pentagon; traitor; trojanhorse

1 posted on 08/26/2013 9:40:00 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

Everything Obama touches...


2 posted on 08/26/2013 9:42:55 AM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
How about a call to the DoD IG? We should know who wrote this false piece of propaganda and then who approved it. Had to have been approved by at a least a Brigadier General or above.

This is shameful and it needs to be investigated and its authors suitably punished.

3 posted on 08/26/2013 9:46:16 AM PDT by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: Slyfox

When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance becomes Duty - Thomas Jefferson


4 posted on 08/26/2013 9:46:53 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA
al Qaeda hit the Pentagon on 911, but now
the Pentagon protects, weaponizes, and defends al Qaeda/MB
while making patriotic Americans the "Enemy".

Shameless, unaccountable, treasonous .... and will NEVER be forgotten. EVER.


5 posted on 08/26/2013 9:48:44 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Chainmail

In the old days, he’d be hanged from the yardarm.


6 posted on 08/26/2013 9:48:54 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

They better change the oath first...

Keep your powder dry...the day of watering the tree of liberty is close at hand.


7 posted on 08/26/2013 9:50:33 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: Diogenesis

In future history books approved by Fedgov, no doubt it will be Christians and Tea Party member who hijacked planes on 9/11.

Islam is a religion of peace and none of its adherents ever hurt anyone/s


8 posted on 08/26/2013 9:51:00 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Chainmail

It was written by the Souther Poverty Law Center. They are further to the left than the ACLU.


9 posted on 08/26/2013 10:02:46 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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Only six days until
September.

Please donate today.

10 posted on 08/26/2013 10:08:29 AM PDT by RedMDer (http://www.dontfundobamacare.com/)
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To: Red in Blue PA
There was a significant number of anti-Semites or fascist sympathizers in the upper levels of the armed services in the years leading up to World War II: George Patton and Charles Willoughby come to mind. Even Eisenhower and MacArthur were known to make a snide remark or two about the Jews, though neither was really anti-Semitic. Suppose training materials issued to the armed services in the late 1930s and early 1940s downplayed the German and Japanese threat and emphasized the Soviet menace, with further emphasis on a supposed link between Communism and Jewish interests.

After Stalin's purges of the Red Army brass, the Soviet military was disorganized and demoralized, a situation that contributed to early German successes on the Eastern Front. The USSR was no threat to the United States in the 1937-41 period, and to no one else except their weaker neighbors. Even little Finland defeated the Soviet advances in 1940.

There is a close parallel between my imagined description of pre-World War II military training and what is currently happening in military and law enforcement training.

11 posted on 08/26/2013 10:10:33 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: Red in Blue PA

Rather Freudian that wanting to “make the world a better place” is viewed as extremist in the eys of those who know their actions are making things WORSE!!!!


12 posted on 08/26/2013 10:19:18 AM PDT by MeganC (A gun is like a parachute. If you need one, and don't have one, you'll never need one again.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

The Pentagon is a black hole for money that has nothing to do with fighting and winning wars. Shut it down, sell it and spend the money saved on F-22 fighters and tanks.


13 posted on 08/26/2013 10:58:05 AM PDT by SpeakerToAnimals (I hope to earn a name in battle)
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To: Red in Blue PA

The Founders’ ideas were Extremist.

The Founders wrote the Constitution.

Soldiers are sworn to defend the Constitution.

Therefore, Soldiers are all Extremists.


14 posted on 08/26/2013 11:11:18 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Where's my pressure cooker backpack wmd ricin laced al qaeda terrorist BASSELOPE?)
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To: SpeakerToAnimals

That’s why I agree with Sequestration - you can cut another 20 Billion from the Pentagon and it won’t be missed.


15 posted on 08/26/2013 12:47:19 PM PDT by 11th_VA (I want a president who won't enforce tax laws ...)
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To: Red in Blue PA
If Obama had a Father...


16 posted on 08/26/2013 12:51:41 PM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD? Habakkuk 2;Isaiah 55)
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To: 444Flyer

Yup, this is truly an alien Pentagon now...


17 posted on 08/26/2013 1:44:46 PM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” - Barry Goldwater(who I thought the libs supposedly all love now).


18 posted on 08/26/2013 6:31:41 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: Red in Blue PA
Our founding fathers WERE extremists and revolutionaries. Thank the Good Lord for that. But if their supporters are the extremists that our government fears now, that means the Obama administration are the Red Coats, trying to put down the revolutionary ideas put forward in the Declaration of Independence.

We need more extremists and revolutionaries right now to get back the republic we once had.

19 posted on 08/26/2013 7:02:15 PM PDT by Alternate Universe
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To: Red in Blue PA

Obama said Nelson Mandella was a terrorist back in the days....


20 posted on 08/27/2013 1:10:38 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Vlad the Impaler proposed no path to citizenhip. Consider that.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

The damage being done to the military by this fool will never be repaired. More equipment could be built and supplied but the command will take decades to clean out.


21 posted on 08/27/2013 7:30:54 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: ReformationFan
“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.” - Barry Goldwater(who I thought the libs supposedly all love now).

Exactly. The Founders were extremists. And that was a good thing. Of course, that's not quite what the leftists were going for with this training manual, but there's never a bad time to make the point.

22 posted on 08/27/2013 10:42:48 AM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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