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yurbud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-15-06 03:58 PM
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Hitler had SS, Saddam had Republican Guard, Bush needs Republican Guard
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for next wars.

Our military and those of essentially all industrialized nations pride themselves on being apolitical and subject to elected civilian governments.

The Bush administration has tried to change this in a number of ways from purging generals whose advice he didn't like to tacitly allowing the Air Force Academy to become an Evangelical institution, to pumping Fox News and Rush Limbaugh into the troops, but this is wrong.

Instead, the right should use their vast resources to form a Republican Guard to execute their foreign hegemony plan and leave the existing military to actually defend the United States.

Like our existing military, it would be all volunteer, but they could be allowed to have any political, religious, or sexual orientation litmus test they want.

And they should definitely have a unique uniform, maybe like those in Starship Troopers.

They probably already thought of this and calculated exactly how many of their followers would volunteer (zero), which is why they are resorting to much higher priced mercenaries instead.

The good news is support in the military for Bush's policies is declining to the point that we might soon see them refusing to act as shock troops for wars of conquest to enrich Bush's friends, and that will create a new red line no president dare cross, just as after Nixon ended the draft, no president would dare call for bringing it back.
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  -Hitler had SS, Saddam had Republican Guard, Bush needs Republican Guard yurbud  Jan-15-06 03:58 PM   #0 
  - "Bush needs Republican Guard"  dchill   Jan-15-06 04:02 PM   #1 
  - He has it, it's called THE CHURCHES  Nomen Tuum   Jan-16-06 06:23 AM   #22 
  - He's surrounded by a Republican Guard...  hlthe2b   Jan-15-06 04:04 PM   #2 
  - exactly  yurbud   Jan-15-06 05:58 PM   #6 
  - Food for thought  chefgirl   Jan-15-06 04:14 PM   #3 
  - training in Iraq = obedience to us  yurbud   Jan-15-06 06:00 PM   #8 
     - maybe it is the new Mujahadeen.  ragin_acadian   Jan-15-06 06:47 PM   #12 
        - yep--for war machine that's a plus  yurbud   Jan-16-06 02:16 AM   #17 
  - How do you know he doesn't already have a force like that?  hollowdweller   Jan-15-06 04:22 PM   #4 
  - part of my point is they can only have what they can buy  yurbud   Jan-15-06 06:01 PM   #9 
  - That was kind of what I was getting at  chefgirl   Jan-15-06 10:55 PM   #15 
  - Perhaps College Republicans would wear the uniform for B*sh.  Fridays Child   Jan-15-06 04:41 PM   #5 
  - Brownie could design since he said he's a fashion god  yurbud   Jan-15-06 06:02 PM   #10 
  - Onward "Christian" Soldiers  PWRinNY   Jan-15-06 05:59 PM   #7 
  - don't forget those FReeper Protest Warriors  chat_noir   Jan-15-06 06:21 PM   #11 
  - Only if the Freepers Mom's let them out of their basements...  rpgamerd00d   Jan-15-06 06:50 PM   #13 
  - The Republican Party IS the Republican Guard  StopThePendulum   Jan-15-06 07:18 PM   #14 
  - Bush has his SS  Dan   Jan-15-06 11:42 PM   #16 
  - Secret Service weren't doing the ejecting from speeches and went to some  yurbud   Jan-16-06 02:18 AM   #18 
     - good point...  Dan   Jan-16-06 07:35 PM   #23 
  - Nah, bush is a brownshirt man--keystone cops like FEMA.  Vidar   Jan-16-06 05:06 AM   #19 
  - 20,000 Mercs in Iraq.  Disturbed   Jan-16-06 06:12 AM   #20 
     - Right on!  Vidar   Jan-17-06 12:15 PM   #25 
  - * has mercenaries,  rman   Jan-16-06 06:18 AM   #21 
  - But Bush has the New York Times and CNN. n/t  Toucano   Jan-16-06 07:41 PM   #24 

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