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Posts by Robert DeLong

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  • Prayer request for my Father and Family

    06/21/2018 6:19:41 PM PDT · 7 of 40
    Robert DeLong to Eagles6

    Sorry to hear about your families trials & tribulations they are currently experiencing. Prayers that both of their situations will turn around for the positive.

  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 4:32:24 PM PDT · 63 of 64
    Robert DeLong to Ken H
    you are an apologist for the cowards who stay silent

    No I am not. I am saying they are faced with a daunting decision. But I do not condemn them for the decision to remain quiet and label them cowards. Primarily because I do not know how I would proceed myself. I know I am a patriot, and I am willing to bet most of them are patriots as well. But the sacrifice, or the great potential for sacrifice, does play heavily and even more so when you have loved ones that would be adversely affected by your decision.

    Were I an orphaned single person, then the decision would become far easier, but still daunting. Hopefully under those conditions I would speak out, and even you would see me as a patriot.

    You are wrong as to what my goal was. It was for you to admit that bluster is easy and placing a label on someone is just not right. Because in certain circumstances, doing the right thing is very hard and the sacrifice you make may be all for naught. Many people, and most likely the majority, are unwilling to become the sacrificial lamb without knowing what the final outcome just might be. I do not disparage them with a negative label, especially when I do not know exactly how I would react when faced with that choice. I think that if I were the lone person putting myself up in front of a buzz saw, then the circumstance might make me take that plunge. There is no doubt in my mind though that I would be second guessing my decision as that buzz saw grew ever closer. Most have an inherent instinct for self-preservation, and I am no different.

    Look at Edward Snowden. He has payed a heavy price for his actions. While some view him as a traitor, others view him as a whistleblower. Even I am conflicted as to what he is. Mainly because I think he went way too far with things he revealed, even though I appreciated some of his revelations. Let me end by saying that I am glad we both were able to come to some understanding and relish the fact that we could communicate. You are not my enemy, and hopefully you now realize that I am not your enemy. We just disagree as to whether or not those who stay silent are cowards or not. That remaining silent does not mean that they are any less patriotic either. Hopefully you will see them in a more empathic light. While they are in a small way complicit, the truth is they just lacked, or perceived they lacked, the fortitude to come forward. Especially if they had seen someone else eviscerated for doing so. But they probably should have concocted a plan similar to deep-throat in Watergate. I would like to think that at the very least I would speak out in that fashion. But unless I could deliver proof without having my identity compromised, it would end up going no where and fast.

  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 3:27:08 PM PDT · 61 of 64
    Robert DeLong to Ken H
    Wow your reading comprehension level really needs work.

    If you noticed I asked if you had ever actually done what you claimed you would do, just to clarify that indeed you hadn't and that you were merely thumping your chest as to how magnificent and honorable you are. All well and good, but not really convincing.

    You said: I didn’t claim I would do anything. I said if I remained silent I would consider myself a coward. I would deserve the shame and scorn of my fellow Americans..

    You further said: If I looked the other way at corruption, then I would deserve to be called a coward. I would feel dirty taking taxpayer money for my salary and pension. I would also have contempt for any apologist who tried to excuse my actions.

    Which most certainly implies you would do something, though you don't actually state what you would do. Though you did say: They are silent accomplices in the destruction of our Republic and Constitution. Cowardly scumbags is what their legacy will be.

    Which pretty much leads one to conclude that you would say something, or in affect become a whistleblower. Making that leap from saying what you would do, when the likelihood of you ever being confronted with the situation is probably nil, to actually following through with your noble proclamation is a whole different ballgame.

    Like a liberal, you have to resort to attaching a label to me, even though you know nothing about me. Just like you have no clue how you would react if you actually were faced with the situation. I won't pass judgement as to what you would do, because I have no clue, but I am very skeptical now of your claims of bravado.

  • America Is Over, But I Wonít See It Go Without An Epic Fight

    06/21/2018 3:07:22 PM PDT · 37 of 108
    Robert DeLong to Az Joe

    Your statement is true even for those of us who were orn well after 1900.

  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 2:40:25 PM PDT · 58 of 64
    Robert DeLong to Ken H
    Speaking up is doing something. That is what whistleblowers do. Are you under the misguided assumption that you can make accusations & claims and remain anonymous?

    Once you speak up is when those with real power will unleash it upon you. Now if you are speaking up about another agent on your level, then he may actually take a fall. Then again he may not, and you may be the one taking the fall. Because you were unaware that he was operating with the blessing of higher ups.

    You had to go personal and label my an apologist. What I really am is a realist who understands what you obviously know very little about.

  • Millennials waking up to grim financial future left by baby boomers ó and they're angry

    06/21/2018 2:32:12 PM PDT · 26 of 124
    Robert DeLong to rickmichaels
    Well many of them are not helping themselves by allowing our borders to be erased in the misplaced feeling that they are compassionate, and criticizing those who are trying to elect people who want to Make America Great Again primarily for them.

    Instead they think they are being clever & smart by telling the President F you. Claiming that he is a racist, a Nazi, and he is Hitler on steroids. But I blame our educational system for them being so uninformed and gullible.

  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 2:11:05 PM PDT · 54 of 64
    Robert DeLong to Ken H
    Have you ever actually done what you claim you would do? When actually faced with ruination that would affect not only you, but your loved ones as well, you just might blink. Especially if you thought it would not affect the results that you had hoped for and that the results might just be all negative your way while the crooks not only got away but prospered even more in the process.

    So if you really are that kind of person, then bravo and my hat is off to you, but I still remain skeptical.

    Here is the story of one who actually did, and he is still at it, so we know he was that kind. But he is the exceptional, not the norm:

    Part 1: Kevin Shipp, CIA Officer Exposes the Shadow Government

    Part 2: Kevin Shipp, CIA Officer, Exposes Shadow Government

    Part 3: CIA Officer and Whistleblower Kevin Shipp

    Part 4: Freedom Under Fire with Ret. CIA Agent Kevin Shipp

  • Unhinged Leftists Acts Outraged Over Obama's Detention Centers (VIDEO)

    06/21/2018 1:59:00 PM PDT · 9 of 11
    Robert DeLong to davikkm
    I wonder how many of these social justice sympathizers will change their tune when they are the ones actually footing the bill.

    As often claimed that Chrchill once said: If You Are Not a Liberal at 25, You Have No Heart. If You Are Not a Conservative at 35 You Have No Brain. Regardless who might have uttered the saying, I believe it is an accurate one.

  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 1:25:58 PM PDT · 52 of 64
    Robert DeLong to JudgemAll
    If I had been an agent and seen coworkers getting golf tours in the open paid by the NYT

    You are assuming that this all occurred in the open, but highly unlikely that was the case at all. Some FBI personnel may commit crimes, but they are not likely to do so as cavalierly as you suggest. You also seem to forget that whistleblowers are reluctant to do so, especially high up on the ladder. Many have lost everything in their attempt to do the right thing. Some may have even lost their life for all we know. Not everyone is willing to put their family members in jeopardy with either financial ruin or death threats that may be more than just idle threats.

    But yes, it's always easy for someone not facing the realities to claim they would do the right thing regardless of the costs. Maybe you are one of those who actually would, I don't know. But let me know when you actually face a similar situation, with proof that your statement is something more than just a statement devoid of real authenticity and not just bravado. Because quite frankly I have heard many who say they would do this or that, and when actually faced with the situation they do not deliver. Like I said, I am not claiming you are one of those people who does not deliver, merely that until you do deliver and provide proof, I am skeptical. Since I do not know you I have nothing to gauge even which I might believe you to be. If you really are that kind of person, my hat is off to you. Many are not, and most likely the majority are not. While I myself would like to think I would always do the right thing I can't even claim that I would with certainty.

  • DOJ reviewing conduct of paralegal who chased Kirstjen Nielsen from restaurant

    06/21/2018 12:56:36 PM PDT · 63 of 138
    Robert DeLong to deplorableindc

    What’s to review? Fire her immediately.

  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 3:02:25 AM PDT · 25 of 64
    Robert DeLong to qaz123

    I think that pretty much applies to a lot of what is happening not only in America, but the overwhelming majority of Western societies. I attribute that to the decline of real faith in our creator, and the rise in the adoption of socialism/communism within them.

  • Phillies Fan Hurt After Getting Hit in Face by Flying Hot Dog From Phanatic's Cannon

    06/21/2018 2:54:01 AM PDT · 22 of 45
    Robert DeLong to a little elbow grease
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    Phanatic hot dog cannon
  • After the IG Report, Letís Kill the FBI While We Can

    06/21/2018 2:48:13 AM PDT · 23 of 64
    Robert DeLong to qaz123
    Maybe I was just lucky

    No, I think the majority has always been, and still are good people. Like any group there are going to be bad apples among them.

  • Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    06/21/2018 2:39:30 AM PDT · 31 of 36
    Robert DeLong to Grampa Dave

    8>) Good one.

  • White People Are Cowards

    06/20/2018 6:20:06 PM PDT · 129 of 158
    Robert DeLong to Altura Ct.

    What about black people who sold other black people into slavery. Were they cowards too in your mind?

  • Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

    06/20/2018 6:13:06 PM PDT · 26 of 36
    Robert DeLong to rktman
    Either that or nazis stole it.

    No, it was President Trump's fault. His tariffs prompted the EU to quit importing CO2 from America. Because he does not believe in man made global warming, and has refused to accept the Paris Accord on global warming he has made America the world's largest producers of CO2. In the minds of the EU elites this is a win win for the EU members, and puts President Trump in his place on both issues. 8>) Yes I am being sardonic.

  • Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016

    06/20/2018 5:58:45 PM PDT · 10 of 18
    Robert DeLong to butlerweave

    LOL 8>)

  • Burger King Russia apologizes for World Cup 'impregnation' advert

    06/20/2018 5:56:34 PM PDT · 27 of 35
    Robert DeLong to Harmless Teddy Bear

    That’s my question for sure.

  • Boycott Alert 'Boundaries' Starring Peter Fonda Opens in Theaters June 22

    06/20/2018 4:15:35 PM PDT · 42 of 84
    Robert DeLong to ransomnote

    He will get twice the support from those who applaud him, as those who would boycott him. Most of us haven’t been to a movie theater to watch a movie in 30 years. I prefer to watch where I can pause, or even rewind if I missed something. 8>)

  • Mayor Calls Fed Immigration Policy Un-American Tells ICE Not to Count On Help From Portland Cops

    06/20/2018 3:56:59 PM PDT · 11 of 26
    Robert DeLong to Jeff Chandler
    What should President Trump do about illegal alien children?

    Release them (56%)
    Enforce the law (41%)
    I'm not sure (3%)