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Soldier interrupts Dem lawmaker trying to justify POW desertion: ‘Nobody else deserted’
Biz Pac ^ | June 19, 2014 | Tom Tillison

Posted on 06/19/2014 2:02:54 PM PDT by george76

A former member of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl‘s platoon interrupted a Democrat on Capital Hill Wednesday as he asked an academic expert about conditions the soldier might have endured in Afghanistan to tell him “nobody else deserted.”

Much to the consternation of U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Calif., former Army Specialist Cody Full asked for permission to speak as the lawmaker was in the process of building a case that Bergdahl may have had reason to act in “an inexplicable manner.”

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; army; awol; bergdahl; bowe; bowebergdahl; bradsherman; california; codyfull; deserted; deserter; deserters; desertion; sherman; spies; terrorists; traitor; traitors; waronterror
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1 posted on 06/19/2014 2:02:54 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Nice!!!


2 posted on 06/19/2014 2:09:17 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: george76

please call this Ahole. phone: (202) 225-5911

there is NO excuse for a US soldier to desert.

what the hell is wrong with these morons ?

3 posted on 06/19/2014 2:09:37 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: george76

Imagine if all of the G.I.s with poor officers living in bad conditions were given carte blanche to desert to the enemy.

Gee, I guess those conditions never happened in military history.


4 posted on 06/19/2014 2:10:02 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: george76

A congressman justifying desertion. That’s a good one. Tantamount to encouraging it.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 2:12:14 PM PDT by all the best
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To: george76

Bravo Army Specialist Cody Full...We thank you for your service!


6 posted on 06/19/2014 2:14:01 PM PDT by angelsonmyside
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To: Travis McGee

That would be one helluva road march.


7 posted on 06/19/2014 2:14:30 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: george76

Deserters, traitors, spies, and terrorists will all find a welcoming home in the Democrat Party.


8 posted on 06/19/2014 2:18:24 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: george76

Liberals are slime.

Nothing more need be said.

And the guillotine is the only solution for both the traiter...and for liberals.


9 posted on 06/19/2014 2:20:42 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: kingattax

He’s a lawyer, that’s what’s wrong with him.


10 posted on 06/19/2014 2:20:53 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Travis McGee
Imagine if all of the G.I.s with poor officers living in bad conditions were given carte blanche to desert to the enemy. Gee, I guess those conditions never happened in military history.

We'd had a lot of deserations at Valley Forge, Tarawa, the Bulge, just to name a few right off the top of my head.

11 posted on 06/19/2014 2:25:36 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

He’s a lawyer, a Democrat, and a complete a-hole .... that’s the trifecta


12 posted on 06/19/2014 2:25:57 PM PDT by canuck_conservative (Congrats Spurs, #5 !!)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

Notice that while he was trying to ask his question to the egghead, the idiot kept looking at some talking points, probably sent over by the White House and printed out by his staff.


13 posted on 06/19/2014 2:29:17 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: george76; Jet Jaguar; Jim Robinson; ExTexasRedhead; xzins; 2ndDivisionVet

The Democrat and White House spin has already been re-written (again):

1. Bergdahl is a "victim" and "mentally fragile" and "needs our support"

2. He needs "time" and "we have to give it to him and his family"

3. The Bush wars are REALLY to blame here

4. All military are stressed out wacko jobs (hey.....maybe we should make all veterans ineligible of owning firearms....hmmmmmm)

5. Anyway, Berdahl is a victim, and you meanies better get off the subject

14 posted on 06/19/2014 2:29:20 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: Telepathic Intruder

He’s a democrat ... therefore he’s evil.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 2:30:01 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: all the best

Pretty stupid too, asking an egghead academic about harsh conditions in Afghanistan instead of the combat vet sitting right next to him...


16 posted on 06/19/2014 2:30:52 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: ealgeone

Valley Forge, yes.

Can you provide a list of a “lot of desertions” at Tarawa and the Bulge.

I would be most interested to see that list. If you are talking about people who fled their post in the line of fire and such, fine. Men often run for their lives in combat regardless of what their orders were, but it isn’t the same thing that Bergdahl did.

If you can name someone who did what Bergdahl did, I would be all ears.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 2:33:55 PM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: Timber Rattler

That assumes he wanted a truthful answer. Which a dem only wants when it moves the agenda FOREWARD!

Once the SHTF, it will be entertaining as hell watching them turn on each other.


18 posted on 06/19/2014 2:34:56 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Travis McGee

And there’s really no guarantee this was bad leadership in he sense of doltish or uncaring. It might have been inexperienced leadership.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 2:35:29 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: rlmorel; ealgeone

How would one “desert” on Tarawa? It’s a little island in the middle of nowhere and it was common knowledge that the Japanese would kill you dead on sight.


20 posted on 06/19/2014 2:36:35 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million for ANY 2016 pro-2nd Amendment candidate.)
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To: ealgeone

We’d had a lot of deserations at Valley Forge, Tarawa, the Bulge, just to name a few right off the top of my head.

actually desertion at VF was a huge problem for Washington.
but that makes sense as they were closer to home instead of being thousands miles across an ocean


21 posted on 06/19/2014 2:37:36 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: george76

That is beautiful-—what s sharp young man.

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22 posted on 06/19/2014 2:39:10 PM PDT by Mears
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To: george76
Great presence of mind!

U.S. combat veterans are not to be trifled with...there is no higher "been there and done that" setting. This one was ready and this one got some.

23 posted on 06/19/2014 2:40:00 PM PDT by frog in a pot
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To: all the best

He’s a Democrat. It’s all about feeeeeeeeeelingggggggs!


24 posted on 06/19/2014 2:54:48 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks george76.


25 posted on 06/19/2014 2:59:07 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: SkyPilot

and don’t forget how mean we have been to the Dad,,,you know, the guy who threw us all under the bus


26 posted on 06/19/2014 3:06:39 PM PDT by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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To: ealgeone
Tarawa ?

Man, you're fuller of chit than the Rocky Mountain is full of goat turds.

27 posted on 06/19/2014 3:17:35 PM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: kingattax; george76

What’s wrong there that this DNC-ass would probably done the same as Bergdahl a DNC mindset. Just his fake face expression tells me he WOULD!!!


28 posted on 06/19/2014 3:38:53 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: george76

I hate democrats... they’re all liars or fools.


29 posted on 06/19/2014 3:39:41 PM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: kingattax

He’s a communist that’s why.He is also the poster child for why some people should use condoms.


30 posted on 06/19/2014 3:45:31 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: RWGinger

And it must be factored that in the revolution, men often enlisted for set periods of months, and those enlistment periods were often extended without their say-so, muddying the waters of what constituted desertion.


31 posted on 06/19/2014 4:07:39 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: RWGinger
actually desertion at VF was a huge problem for Washington.
True, although actual mumbers are hard to find. Nevertheless, not all units lost men.
One of my ancestors was a Company Commander w/ the 2nd PA Regiment at Valley Forge.
From their history ...
32 posted on 06/19/2014 4:08:27 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Steely Tom

Deserters, traitors, spies, and terrorists will all find a welcoming home in the Democrat Party.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Aren’t they there already?


33 posted on 06/19/2014 4:15:36 PM PDT by Lakeside Granny
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To: rlmorel

Point was we’ve never excused this before as a reason to desert.


34 posted on 06/19/2014 4:39:50 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: george76

Good for him!


35 posted on 06/19/2014 4:59:31 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Travis McGee

It started at Valley Forge. Washington put an end to THAT. With a firing squad or two.


36 posted on 06/19/2014 5:04:03 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: ealgeone

Where in the hell would someone run to on Tarawa?

I can understand the fear. I can understand the desire to run. But most men do not. But to try to desert on an island. Its almost funny.


37 posted on 06/19/2014 5:05:05 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: kingattax

COMMUNISTS RAUS!


38 posted on 06/19/2014 5:06:17 PM PDT by Rome2000
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To: Vermont Lt

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/article/20140113/NEWS/301130020/Archaeologist-digs-Tarawa-WWII-remains

According to this there are still around 500 Marines and sailors they still can’t find on Tarawa.


39 posted on 06/19/2014 5:33:10 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple (Where is your thinking cap? The one you were issued in elementary school.)
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To: kingattax

2 things

Democrat
Kalifornian


40 posted on 06/19/2014 5:35:52 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: george76

Sherman is the physical embodiment of a d!ckhead


41 posted on 06/19/2014 5:37:38 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: kingattax

This moron never served. Has no idea what he is talking about regarding to the military. He is just following Nancy Pelosi’s marching orders

He is afraid of the US military and it’s veterans...


42 posted on 06/19/2014 5:38:26 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: rlmorel

You missed the thrust of eagleone’s post.


43 posted on 06/19/2014 5:41:26 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: ealgeone

-——We’d had a lot of deserations at Valley Forge-——

Humm... There is a difference between a professional soldier like today and a bunch of farmers, tradesman...cold, Hungry , raggedy and barely trained...


44 posted on 06/19/2014 5:45:58 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ealgeone
We'd had a lot of deserations at Valley Forge, Tarawa, the Bulge, just to name a few right off the top of my head.

Correct me if I am wrong eagleone. The contraction, "we'd", was used for the two word combination of, "we would". I am guessing that you were trying to say: We would have had a lot of desertions. That puts a whole different spin on your post.
45 posted on 06/19/2014 5:48:58 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: NorthMountain

These people are not democrats, they are evil, criminal, control freak, thugs. They would like to hide behind the title democrat and as long as we do not call them what they are we will lose. They hide behind the Robin Hood idea, taking from the rich and giving to the poor, that is the attraction that communism holds for the American people, it is all based on jealousy. As long as we allow this fight to defined as between republicans and democrats, we will lose. Most Americans just view it as politics as usual and totally tune out, call it what really is and some will wake up, maybe.

My thought is why not call them what they are, we will probably end up in a mass grave with a bullet in our head anyway, if history is any indicator.


46 posted on 06/19/2014 6:02:50 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: george76; blueyon; KitJ; T Minus Four; xzins; CMS; The Sailor; ab01; txradioguy; Jet Jaguar; ...

Active Duty ping.


47 posted on 06/19/2014 6:12:19 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

All all DIMocRATs idiots...Yes. Do all DIMocRATs deserve ridicule...Yes.


48 posted on 06/19/2014 6:16:58 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Delta Dawn
We'd had a lot of deserations at Valley Forge, Tarawa, the Bulge, just to name a few right off the top of my head. Correct me if I am wrong eagleone. The contraction, "we'd", was used for the two word combination of, "we would". I am guessing that you were trying to say: We would have had a lot of desertions. That puts a whole different spin on your post.

sometimes the fingers fly faster than the brain does!

49 posted on 06/19/2014 6:27:20 PM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: ealgeone

Thank you eagleone.

Now I don’t have to blast you as an Obama loving, backstabbing American.

:)


50 posted on 06/19/2014 6:30:28 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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