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phleshdef Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-02-09 08:23 AM
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2. Nice way to shit on our men and women of the armed services.
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  -West Point Cadets React to the President's Speech Clio the Leo  Dec-02-09 08:17 AM   #0 
  - Well-meaning as they may be, they're drones.  MercutioATC   Dec-02-09 08:22 AM   #1 
  - Nice way to shit on our men and women of the armed services.  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 08:23 AM   #2 
  - Are you illiterate or do you simply lack reasoning skills?  MercutioATC   Dec-02-09 08:29 AM   #4 
  - Being a west point graduate doesn't make one a drone. Only a coward would say something like that.  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 08:37 AM   #5 
  - OK How about they are brainwashed? I think that's more accurate.  Better Believe It   Dec-02-09 08:44 AM   #7 
  - I see. It's illiteracy.  MercutioATC   Dec-02-09 08:46 AM   #8 
  - Only a pissy little keyboard warrior coward would talk such shit about our west point service people  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 08:54 AM   #9 
     - OK, so it's a military fetish.  MercutioATC   Dec-02-09 09:03 AM   #10 
     - Its respect for people who are obviously braver than you, but keep on typing.  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 11:28 AM   #15 
        - How many military academy students have you personally known?  MercutioATC   Dec-02-09 11:50 AM   #20 
           - You don't have to make shit up about your personal life to make an argument.  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 12:05 PM   #24 
              - 3 cousins (a lot of my family is military)...but m'kay, you're apparently just an asshole.  MercutioATC   Dec-02-09 12:08 PM   #26 
     - So will you enlist? To not become "a pissy little keyboard warrior coward"?  Duende azul   Dec-02-09 10:35 AM   #13 
     - I don't have to, I show respect for the ones that have. I back up what I say with my respect.  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 11:29 AM   #16 
        - Ah, I get it. You have other priorities.  Duende azul   Dec-02-09 01:43 PM   #43 
        - If you are so offended by his sentiment  spiritual_gunfighter   Dec-02-09 02:07 PM   #45 
     - I'm not gonna add anything special to this discussion. I love the phrase "keyboard warrior".  vaberella   Dec-02-09 09:37 PM   #52 
  - It does make them obedient.  tekisui   Dec-02-09 10:54 AM   #14 
  - They didn't just NOT speak against, but they spoke FOR, they don't have to speak one way...  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 11:30 AM   #17 
     - Not a failed point.  tekisui   Dec-02-09 11:33 AM   #18 
        - They said way more than needed so yea, still failed, miserably failed, pathetically...  phleshdef   Dec-02-09 12:04 PM   #22 
           - Whatever, dude.  tekisui   Dec-02-09 12:06 PM   #25 
  - They are not qualified to be anything more than a drone...  LiberalFighter   Dec-02-09 12:17 PM   #28 
  - So anyone who follows it's countries laws are drones?  MidwestRick   Dec-02-09 12:54 PM   #38 
  - "My role is not to advocate policy but to execute it."  spoony   Dec-02-09 09:14 AM   #12 
  - No, they are being USED by public affairs. They are under orders to support the  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 12:28 PM   #32 
  - Um, no. There is no consensus on the war in the Army, and probably not among its cadets. nt  Captain Hilts   Dec-02-09 08:44 AM   #6 
  - they are young, proud and willing to do their best for the country.  roguevalley   Dec-03-09 01:57 AM   #55 
  - Take that Dick Cheney.  democrat_patriot   Dec-02-09 08:28 AM   #3 
  - That's way beyond the call of being "a drone".  Cha   Dec-02-09 12:24 PM   #30 
  - I laughed last night when Chris Matthews said the cadets and especially  chelsea0011   Dec-02-09 09:13 AM   #11 
  - tweety getting it wrong..I wonder if he'll read these  Cha   Dec-02-09 12:26 PM   #31 
  - They are mind conditioned and physically trained warriors. I would expect this would be their  avaistheone1   Dec-02-09 11:33 AM   #19 
  - And what do you say about those in the military who don't support the deployment?  Clio the Leo   Dec-02-09 12:03 PM   #21 
     - I would say they are patriots for the most part.  avaistheone1   Dec-02-09 12:15 PM   #27 
  - Hard to gauge opinions of military people by what they say to the media.  burning rain   Dec-02-09 12:05 PM   #23 
  - Wake up! There are plenty of DEMOCRATS serving on AD within the military.  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 12:34 PM   #34 
     - The minority of Democrats in the military keep their mouths shut in mixed company.  burning rain   Dec-02-09 12:40 PM   #36 
        - Newsflash: I'm a liberal and there hasn't been a day of my life that I have not legally  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 01:09 PM   #39 
           - You're vastly outnumbered by the military's foaming-at-the-mouth right-wingers...  burning rain   Dec-02-09 01:27 PM   #42 
              - Yes, but my larger point is that WE do exist. To flatly stereo-type all troops ...  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 03:54 PM   #48 
                 - I didn't say all.  burning rain   Dec-02-09 04:46 PM   #49 
                    - OK, understood.  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 07:46 PM   #50 
                       - Shoot to kill! Drive on! Hoo-ah!  burning rain   Dec-02-09 09:30 PM   #51 
  - In your face tweety.  Cha   Dec-02-09 12:20 PM   #29 
  - WTF! This isn't competition with the M$M, these are our youth being used as PROPS  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 12:30 PM   #33 
     - WTF on your continuing fucking hysteria.  Cha   Dec-02-09 12:41 PM   #37 
        - Yes, when I disagree with you and your unilateral cheer-leading in support ...  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 01:14 PM   #40 
           - No one needs to label your hysteria..it just is.  Cha   Dec-02-09 02:13 PM   #46 
              - You just negated your original argument.  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 03:44 PM   #47 
                 - Nothing makes any sense to you.  Cha   Dec-02-09 09:39 PM   #53 
                    - Game Over - Try again.  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 09:40 PM   #54 
  - Who would've guessed that military recruits would be gung ho and easily swayed by rhetoric?  Romulox   Dec-02-09 12:36 PM   #35 
  - Not only that "Pointers" are also under the UCMJ and can NOT openly criticize the President by LAW.  ShortnFiery   Dec-02-09 01:19 PM   #41 
  - What a surprise ... they were just part of the 'staging'...props.  SaveOurDemocracy   Dec-02-09 01:55 PM   #44 
 

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