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Occulus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-29-08 06:15 PM
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35. "except in times of crisis"
You may have been in Iraq when this went down, but... I think the President now reserves the right, at his sole discretion, to determine what is and is not a "crisis" requiring US military deployment within US territory. Now, think about that possibility and apply it to the post to which I'm responding. As someone who has served, in light of what I'm referring to, you ought to be more concerned about this than we are.

If "your Commander in Chief" were to issue an order occupying American cities and "postponing" the upcoming election, for whatever reason, would you follow those orders? Would postponing the upcoming election make the current Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States a domestic enemy in your eyes?

I'm just curious.
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