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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.”

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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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