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Read soldier Jeff Howard's comment about Sgt. Bergdahl [corrected per email from Dan Witmer]
Twitter ^ | 5/31/14 | Jeff Howard

Posted on 06/01/2014 10:57:54 AM PDT by IChing

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; gitmo; prisonerswap; taliban; traitor
A soldier who served with Bergdahl describes how Bergdahl deserted to join the Taliban, and how badly our troops suffered, were wounded, and died because of it.
1 posted on 06/01/2014 10:57:54 AM PDT by IChing
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To: IChing

Oh, a john kerry.


2 posted on 06/01/2014 10:59:55 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: IChing

If these words are true, he’s a scumbag. At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.


3 posted on 06/01/2014 11:02:32 AM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: AlmaKing

“At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.”

sh*t. Why did we even save this bastard.


4 posted on 06/01/2014 11:13:23 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: IChing

This seems to be the second soldier who was there to speak out.
I don’t think the POS 0dumbo will charge the deserter but I hope the Congress can do something.


5 posted on 06/01/2014 11:16:47 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: max americana

“Why did we even save this bastard.”

“We” didn’t. Hussein DID because he will always stand with his muslim brothers. He deserves nothing less than to be hung for treason.


6 posted on 06/01/2014 11:22:32 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: RWGinger

No, same one.


7 posted on 06/01/2014 11:29:36 AM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: IChing
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8 posted on 06/01/2014 11:32:08 AM PDT by baddog 219
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To: AlmaKing

If these words are true, he’s a scumbag. At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.


And at this very moment he is receiving prompt and outstanding medical care at a military hospital , while honorable vets who have served their country bravely and with distinction are placed on waiting lists for serious medical problems requiring urgent care and dying as a result of lack of prompt treatment


9 posted on 06/01/2014 11:39:45 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: IChing

So he got promoted to Sergeant and will collect all those years of back pay for this, if someone doesn’t file charges against him.


10 posted on 06/01/2014 11:39:58 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: AlmaKing

“If these words are true, he’s a scumbag. At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.”
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If this is true I hope (but doubt they will because of the political leadership) the military does the right thing and prosecute him for desertion/treason.

I find it interesting that Obama (peace be upon him) does a photo op with his family but question whether he ever did (or will) do a photo op with the families of those who died DOING THEIR DUTY in the search for the deserter.


11 posted on 06/01/2014 11:48:36 AM PDT by House Atreides
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12 posted on 06/01/2014 11:49:29 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: House Atreides
If this is true I hope (but doubt they will because of the political leadership) the military does the right thing and prosecute him for desertion/treason.

The same military Obama has been purging for the last few years?

13 posted on 06/01/2014 11:49:40 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: baddog 219

baddog, I hope that you saved whatever the photobucket item was to which you linked. There is a lot of “scrubbing” going on and there will be more.


14 posted on 06/01/2014 11:51:11 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides
Far as I know and remember from some 5 years ago, the desertion aspect and numerous other facts did emerge at the time.

It was my assumption that the US wanted him back, being a US soldier, but was not real motivated to retrieve him anymore.

I think the speculation was that he was in Pakistan. IIRC

IMO, this is a PR stunt and a way to unload some detainees by Obama.

15 posted on 06/01/2014 11:56:12 AM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Ah
I guess I only saw the twitter handle on the soopermex link
thanks


16 posted on 06/01/2014 11:57:23 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: IChing

One aspect of this story concerns me and I’d really like to put it to rest -

Having been in the Navy many decades ago, I’m certainly not up on current Army slang. Would an American soldier refer to Bergdahl leaving “his kit” behind? That sounds more like a Britishism to me. I would have expected an American soldier to call it “his gear” instead.


17 posted on 06/01/2014 12:09:36 PM PDT by Bob
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To: AlmaKing
At least 6 in his own company died looking for him.

And more will die because of who was traded for him.

18 posted on 06/01/2014 12:11:49 PM PDT by TangoLimaSierra (To win the country back, we need to be as mean as the libs say we are.)
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To: RWGinger

Nope. I was wrong! This post was backchanneled from Spec Ops. The other was from a twitter account of a soldier who bunked with Bergdahl.


19 posted on 06/01/2014 12:14:14 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: RWGinger

I think that has been zapped. I was on it earlier but then couldn’t get back in.


20 posted on 06/01/2014 12:21:12 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: Cold Heat

I don’t know who said it, but when dealing with the government and forced to decide between incompetence and conspiracy, incompetence will be the winner most every time.

My bet is that this is a result of team Obama being completely tone deaf and clueless when it comes to the US military.

They have the VA scandal, and the political weenies on team O figured bringing home a POW would give them poll bump because the military, veterans and their families and conservative in general are too slow witted to think beyond POW flags and yellow ribbons.

Team O did this because they thought it was the right thing to do...for Team O.

They certainly don’t care about the implications for the future. Hagel saying this is just a standard POW swap is laughable. Terrorists world wide now know that one American Private, no matter how he fell into your hands, is a potential epic victory. Never mind the danger that puts every American in uniform in, much less the havoc that those five Gitmo prisoners will create.

Never mind how or why Sgt Bergdahl was allowed to survive when other POWs, like Pvt Maupin, were executed. Never mind the statements that seem to support the enemy from Bergdahl’s father. Never mind the dubious, at best, circumstances of that led to Sgt Bergdahl becoming a POW.

Never mind anything except the political gain. The regime was looking for another Bin Laden moment, although this time, they’ve totally miscalculated. They really think so little of those in uniform and those who support them that a POW homecoming, no matter what it involved, would be an Obama win.

Maybe it’s part of a greater scheme, but I tend to believe it’s just that the administration really hates conservatives so much they think we are stupid enough to cheer this.


21 posted on 06/01/2014 12:31:12 PM PDT by M1911A1
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To: BuckeyeTexan

Here’s another: http://patdollard.com/2014/06/wanted-to-meet-with-the-taliban-platoonmate-who-discovered-bergdahl-missing-paints-portrait-of-long-premeditated-desertion-by-traitor-whose-actions-killed-u-s-troops/


22 posted on 06/01/2014 12:36:21 PM PDT by IChing
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To: freeangel

To: max americana

“Why did we even save this bastard.”

“We” didn’t. Hussein DID because he will always stand with his muslim brothers. He deserves nothing less than to be hung for treason.

6 posted on Sun Jun 01 2014 13:22:32 GMT-0500 (CDT) by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn’t like it) [ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 4 | View Replies | Report Abuse]

What u said!


23 posted on 06/01/2014 12:49:06 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57, returning after lurking since 2000)
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To: max americana

I knew something didn’t smell right about the story..remember this, Obama never does ANYTHING for the good of the country, only for HIMSELF..traded 5 Taliban schmucks to get back one traitor but the left will only like him more, because after all, the left loves traitors and the left loves the Taliban


24 posted on 06/01/2014 12:50:12 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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25 posted on 06/01/2014 12:50:56 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: IChing
"All politics aside I think we can reasonably agree if you get on the wrong side of the current admin, they can and will strike you down."
26 posted on 06/01/2014 1:22:18 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: Bob

Interesting point. Kit is definitely a word I associate more with the Brits.


27 posted on 06/01/2014 1:25:12 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: M1911A1

The day Obama breaks out the bands and bunting to welcome this deserter home, every patriot should fly the Stars and Stripes at half staff. This is just another kick in the gut to the USA by this enemy of our country.


28 posted on 06/01/2014 1:50:39 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Bob

True, but perhaps our boys picked up some Brit slang while serving along with them in Suckistan.


29 posted on 06/01/2014 1:57:32 PM PDT by IChing
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To: txrefugee

I am about ready to turn mine upside down.


30 posted on 06/01/2014 1:58:37 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: House Atreides
...Obama (peace be upon him)...

Obama (piss be upon him)

31 posted on 06/01/2014 2:03:47 PM PDT by newfreep
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To: bonfire

I wonder if the guy on twitter took it down for his own protection from that POS 0dumbo?

Further I hope we charge this deserter with treason and murder


32 posted on 06/01/2014 2:59:54 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: IChing

What American soldier ever called his gear his “kit”. Something wrong with that narrative if it was supposedly written by an American.


33 posted on 06/01/2014 4:11:47 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: pfflier

See comment #29.


34 posted on 06/01/2014 4:35:37 PM PDT by IChing
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To: txrefugee
every patriot should fly the Stars and Stripes at half staff.

Every patriot should fly the Stars and Stripes at full mast. Upside down.

35 posted on 06/02/2014 11:08:22 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (All the love gone bad turned my world to black. Tattooed all I see. All that I am. All I'll be.)
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To: max americana

I think you already know the answer to your question..


36 posted on 06/02/2014 12:12:36 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: pfflier

Perhaps “survival kit”?


37 posted on 06/03/2014 4:33:03 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012
I don't think so in that context. Kit is a typically British term for what every American calls gear. Also, no standard infantry load involves a "survival kit".

Some posters have ventured that joint operations with troops from the UK may have introduced British slang into the narrative. It's possible but my experience is that Americans don't change readily.

I worked with UK troops and never referred to the hood of a truck as a "bonnet". Come to think of it, I never called the truck a "lorrie" either.

38 posted on 06/03/2014 8:02:12 AM PDT by pfflier
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