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Response to bluedigger (Reply #84)

Fri May 3, 2013, 02:08 AM

85. The only thing I'm assuming ...

 

... is that the men and women of the armed forces are very loyal to their country, and less loyal to an individual. After all, this is America, not Germany.

The only possible scenario I can even image for armed rebellion would be if a sitting president chose to blatantly ignore the Constitution and remove or subjugate the checks and balances that provide stability to our system. Who didn't even consider that a potential scenario when Bush II was in office?

I believe, and for good reason, that if such a thing ever happened, they would uphold their primary vow to "support and defend the Constitution" if it came into conflict with the vow to follow the orders of the CinC. Anything else would in fact be disloyalty.

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