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Norquist Nemesis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-18-06 09:40 AM
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3. On her point about speaking out, I disagree
At least from what I understand and have read, "speaking out" to the public would be a violation of the UCMJ. We don't know how fervently these generals spoke out before their retirement; It may very well have been to the extent that they were able to without getting removed from command. It's a rock and a hard place for them while still in the active service, IMO.

As to her second point about Rumsfeld being a sympton...that is spot on. Until the policy changes, it's just a game of musical chairs with the same disastrous results.
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