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LynnTheDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-29-08 05:06 PM
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24. Are they "protecting my right to say" fuck all in Iraq?
Just wondering.
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  -Marines Plan Urban Combat Training In Indiana Cities Purveyor  May-29-08 02:51 PM   #0 
  - I am uneasy about this  Mojorabbit   May-29-08 02:56 PM   #1 
  - You get used to shooting people out of uniform in an urban setting  gratuitous   May-29-08 03:00 PM   #3 
  - Well yeah.  tctctctc   May-29-08 04:08 PM   #12 
  - E X A C T L Y , ,, ,!!!!  defendandprotect   May-29-08 05:00 PM   #21 
  - Just wait until gas gets a bit scarcer and pricier  struggle4progress   May-29-08 05:24 PM   #28 
  - nothing else it could be, or feel like...  robinlynne   May-29-08 05:52 PM   #30 
  - What BushCo idiot came up with this idea?  sfexpat2000   May-29-08 02:57 PM   #2 
  - The citizens of our country need to rise up and put an end to this madness.  ORDagnabbit   May-29-08 03:02 PM   #4 
  - This is an Exercise in Putting an Uprising Down  AndyTiedye   May-30-08 12:44 AM   #47 
  - Just in time  demnan   May-29-08 03:03 PM   #5 
  - Wake up! It IS training the military for enforcing martial law  harcusaurus   May-29-08 03:18 PM   #6 
  - You got that right.  diverdownjt   May-29-08 04:23 PM   #16 
  - Welcome to DU, harcusaurus. (n/t)  area51   May-30-08 10:27 AM   #58 
  - Just in time for the rioting that they know is coming. No food, shelter or  greyghost   May-29-08 03:21 PM   #7 
  - Oh, CALM DOWN! Every single MEU does this before they deploy  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 03:26 PM   #8 
  - Great! We should do them in every town  Nostradammit   May-29-08 03:32 PM   #10 
  - Whether you like it or not, the soldiers and Marines need certain skills and training  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 03:54 PM   #11 
     - Whatever  PSPS   May-29-08 04:18 PM   #15 
     - Kiss my red, white, and blue ass  Nostradammit   May-29-08 04:23 PM   #17 
     - Are they "protecting my right to say" fuck all in Iraq?  LynnTheDem   May-29-08 05:06 PM   #24 
     - Yes, Lynn they are.  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 05:09 PM   #25 
        - Uh no actually, they sure as fuck are not.  LynnTheDem   May-29-08 05:13 PM   #26 
           - Actually, Lynn, I've been on the ground in Iraq twice in since '05 so I've gotten my  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 06:05 PM   #32 
           - Are you getting paid by the U.S. Government to post here?  Nostradammit   May-29-08 07:23 PM   #38 
           - Its just another Troll with no Bio  saigon68   May-29-08 09:38 PM   #44 
           - Bingo!  tuckessee   May-30-08 10:31 AM   #59 
           - I get my facts from my US military husband.  LynnTheDem   May-30-08 08:06 AM   #49 
           - Don't confuse this one with the 'facts' Lynn  Jax   May-29-08 06:08 PM   #33 
              - Yup, cause I'll trust Lynn over my lying eyes  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 06:13 PM   #34 
              - If you still think the US military is in Iraq for anything to do with our "freedoms"  LynnTheDem   May-30-08 08:08 AM   #50 
                 - Lynn, we're not going to agree on this issue so there is no point in discussing it any further  wmbrew0206   May-30-08 08:51 AM   #53 
                    - I am against this illegal war of aggression; I want our troops out yesterday; what I REALLY want  LynnTheDem   May-30-08 09:09 AM   #54 
              - Well as we all know, facts have leftwing bias.  LynnTheDem   May-30-08 08:21 AM   #51 
     - Utter crap!  Pastiche423   May-29-08 07:37 PM   #40 
     - They should train properly then  atreides1   May-30-08 08:45 AM   #52 
        - To answer your post  wmbrew0206   May-30-08 09:11 AM   #55 
  - It's ILLEGAL to run exercises outside of the bases.  tctctctc   May-29-08 04:10 PM   #13 
  - No it is not. It is illegal to use the US military inside the US for offensive action, not exercises  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 04:32 PM   #18 
  - Then why do exercises in American cities? (if there are no plans to ever do battle in  robinlynne   May-29-08 05:51 PM   #29 
  - Because to do realistic scenarios, you need a very large MOUT facility  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 09:28 PM   #43 
     - I just have never go over the image  Mojorabbit   May-30-08 05:25 AM   #48 
  - "except in times of crisis"  kgfnally   May-29-08 06:15 PM   #35 
  - I won't say never, but it would take a Massive event to even consider operaterating  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 09:39 PM   #45 
  - That's true. It is illegal. But what people are worrying about...  seawolf   May-29-08 07:08 PM   #37 
  - Er, the PC law restricted military use for law enforcement  Posteritatis   May-29-08 08:34 PM   #41 
  - Can you cite the text of the law which forbids this?  Freddie Stubbs   Jun-17-08 11:46 AM   #61 
  - PLease explain further. Are you saying that 15 years ago they did this?  robinlynne   May-29-08 05:54 PM   #31 
     - I don't think 15 years, but these exercises have been going on in cities for a long time.  wmbrew0206   May-29-08 09:47 PM   #46 
        - Thank-you. According to the definitions, this is standard training then, not something new.  robinlynne   May-30-08 09:56 AM   #56 
           - I completely understand. If you didn't know this happens twice a  wmbrew0206   May-30-08 10:10 AM   #57 
  - Military exercises in shopping malls?  Robbien   May-29-08 03:31 PM   #9 
  - Many Hoosiers are dumbed down.  tctctctc   May-29-08 04:16 PM   #14 
  - The shopping mall cited is no longer open.  WakeMeUp   May-29-08 08:54 PM   #42 
  - Sometimes I regret having been born a Hoosier  Prisoner_Number_Six   May-29-08 04:33 PM   #19 
  - If it walks like a duck.....  Ferd Berfle   May-29-08 04:40 PM   #20 
  - GREAT idea!  LynnTheDem   May-29-08 05:04 PM   #22 
  - What do the gun control supporters think of this? n/t  conspirator   May-29-08 05:04 PM   #23 
  - They're also teaching them the "Hi Li Hi Lo" marching song  aint_no_life_nowhere   May-29-08 05:18 PM   #27 
  - This is creepy!  Dyedinthewoolliberal   May-29-08 06:15 PM   #36 
  - What if the residents stay away from the places these exercises are scheduled?  Bush_MUST_Go   May-29-08 07:30 PM   #39 
  - Turned out that this training was a good thing!  wmbrew0206   Jun-17-08 11:27 AM   #60 

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