Skip to comments.Pentagon Labels Founding Fathers, Conservatives as Extremists
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.
Its disturbing insight into whats happening inside Obamas 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.
Its craziness, Fitton said. Its political correctness run amok.
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Everything Obama touches...
This is shameful and it needs to be investigated and its authors suitably punished.
When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance becomes Duty - Thomas Jefferson
Shameless, unaccountable, treasonous .... and will NEVER be forgotten. EVER.
In the old days, he’d be hanged from the yardarm.
They better change the oath first...
Keep your powder dry...the day of watering the tree of liberty is close at hand.
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
It was written by the Souther Poverty Law Center. They are further to the left than the ACLU.
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.
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!!!!
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.
The Founders’ ideas were Extremist.
The Founders wrote the Constitution.
Soldiers are sworn to defend the Constitution.
Therefore, Soldiers are all Extremists.
That’s why I agree with Sequestration - you can cut another 20 Billion from the Pentagon and it won’t be missed.
Yup, this is truly an alien Pentagon now...
“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).
We need more extremists and revolutionaries right now to get back the republic we once had.
Obama said Nelson Mandella was a terrorist back in the days....
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.
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.