A Must Read
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November 14th, 2009 07:45 PM
Welcome VirtueKnight. If it's any consolation, you'll find a lot of vets here who completely understand what you're talking about.
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November 14th, 2009 07:54 PM
WHY do traffic officers have to save SOLDIERS on a military base?
The state-run media is calling the murders at Ft. Hood a tragedy.
It's not a tragedy, it was a terrorist attack committed by a psychopath.
It is a "TRAGEDY" that we send our soldiers off to die in battle but do not allow them the means to protect themselves (and us) in our own country!
Our leaders (and I use that term loosely) won't lighten up and allow soldiers to carry on base. They will tighten restrictions!
Their mentality is to punish everybody for the crime of one scumbag.
We see this all of the time. Where I work, when one person screws up, everybody gets punished and we lose more of our rights.
Count on it.
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November 14th, 2009 08:21 PM
from Central Florida!
Sad, but true!
Proverbs 27:12 says: “The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”
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November 14th, 2009 09:19 PM
Thank you for the read. It's is amazing how many, like myself believe exactly what you wrote. My youngest son was just recently commissioned as a 2nd LT in the ARMY and had he not been in Ft Benning GA for his Ranger Training, he would have been there. That is his home base. Even before he enlisted in the Army Reserves in High School he could not understand why the soldiers he saw were never armed. He like me his Dad both have our Texas Concealed Handgun Licenses and carry wherever legal. He, I and my oldest son have all been through training for handgun, rifle and shotgun battlefield tatcics. I pray that he never has to use it.
The only thing needed for evil to exist is for good men to stand by and do nothing!!!
November 15th, 2009 01:02 AM
Welcome from South FL and thank you for your post.
Let our soldier carry!
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November 15th, 2009 02:03 AM
I agree with your post and would go a step further.
I can see not allowing weapons in jails. I can see not allowing them in a court room. I think it a bit unresonable to limit them other places.
I fail to read in the amendments where it says ecept in ......
"I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution, which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents." -1792, James Madison
There are always too many Democratic, Republican and never enough U.S. congressmen.
November 15th, 2009 01:14 PM
If there is yet another "Major Terrorist Traitor Nidal Malik Hasan" type incident - military families are going to start screaming at Washington so loud and so hard that something is going to have to change big time.
They have reached the end of their rope.
November 15th, 2009 01:24 PM
Military familes are a non issue with this administration.
hecks...the next step towards registration and confiscation.
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November 15th, 2009 01:26 PM
here here am with you SSG
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November 15th, 2009 01:32 PM
From one nut-job to another, all I can say is: THANKS!
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November 15th, 2009 05:23 PM
It is a real shame that it will have to happen again before anything changes.
Originally Posted by QKShooter
November 15th, 2009 06:55 PM
Well written. I agree. I am retired and the only time I am out and about unarmed is when we go to the base. It needs to change. The solution is political. Political with elected officials. Political with flag officers. Let's make noise with our reps and the commanders of the bases we frequent.
November 15th, 2009 08:32 PM
Very good article - I totally agree!
Almost didn't read it because of the long-running text without paragraphs - drives me nuts (extremely hard to read)!
Politicians control the military and I believe that is one of the main reasons high ranking politicians don't want an armed military outside of combat zones - they are afraid of the possibility of a military coup.
Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other"
November 15th, 2009 09:34 PM
I saw a show regarding basic training where the recruits were required to have their rifle at all times. I think every soldier should be issued a weapon and a few 30rd mags once trained. I thinks this works for Israel.
November 16th, 2009 12:24 AM
Great idea, but until we can get the current moron in chief out of office, it won't happen.
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