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"We Never Win and We Dont Fight to Win" Trump Attacks Military During Speech (Original Post) WePurrsevere Feb 2017 OP
Yes. If he hadn't dodged the draft Turbineguy Feb 2017 #1
My retired military husband (career Air Force) and I... 3catwoman3 Feb 2017 #2
My retired AF husband snarled, sarge43 Feb 2017 #12
uhhh, donnie, maybe somebody should read "seven days in may" to you. niyad Feb 2017 #3
Because chickenhawks like Twittler avoid military service. muntrv Feb 2017 #4
Wonder how many people he pissed off by saying that. n/t woodsprite Feb 2017 #5
He's making friends wherever he goes! They_Live Feb 2017 #7
How to Win Friends and Influence People DK504 Feb 2017 #9
He would run and hide and quiver like a tin roof in a tornado if he ever had to Eliot Rosewater Feb 2017 #6
Applause jaxind Feb 2017 #8
Everywhere he goes...and you and I pay they salaries. nt pkdu Feb 2017 #10
did you see when he gave them the "eye" the clapping stopped? demtenjeep Feb 2017 #21
I didnt see it...had to switch channel when the clapping started. nt pkdu Feb 2017 #22
I just watched it in this thread demtenjeep Feb 2017 #23
Jaw dropping f'ing stupid. DK504 Feb 2017 #11
Will he be on horseback leading the charge? bucolic_frolic Feb 2017 #13
Just declare a Fake Trump Win bucolic_frolic Feb 2017 #14
This deferment-laden bully thinks he's an expert on winning wars. democrank Feb 2017 #15
He wants to nuke somebody. neeksgeek Feb 2017 #16
Ya know that Einstein fella, who we can all (except maybe Drumpf) agree knew something about some Rural_Progressive Feb 2017 #17
"We're going to straighten it out." BeyondGeography Feb 2017 #18
Is he aware of the rules of engagement our Soldiers were given in Iraq? Victor_c3 Feb 2017 #19
oooohhhh, big man heaven05 Feb 2017 #20

3catwoman3

(24,314 posts)
2. My retired military husband (career Air Force) and I...
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 03:37 PM
Feb 2017

...heard a clip of this while in the car this morning. The pRezident goes on to say that, "We need to start winning wars."

My husband barked, "That's stupid, godamned bullshit!"

We need to stop waging fucking GD wars!

sarge43

(28,959 posts)
12. My retired AF husband snarled,
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 04:19 PM
Feb 2017

"Fuck him and his video game bullshit!"

His retired AF wife said, "I wonder if he'll get his slack ass brats to suit up. Nah."

DK504

(3,847 posts)
9. How to Win Friends and Influence People
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 03:53 PM
Feb 2017

Sweet Jesus. He ain't to bright pissing off the military.

Even if he gives more money to the military they won't back his sorry ass.

Eliot Rosewater

(31,241 posts)
6. He would run and hide and quiver like a tin roof in a tornado if he ever had to
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 03:40 PM
Feb 2017

deal with any physical confrontation without his bodyguards.

Being the gigantic chickenshit he is, is exactly why we have such a big problem with him having a military and nukes at his disposal.

I think W did it for gain, and to some degree to play Army, but this asshole will do it just to get back at someone over a slight about the size of his hands or something stupid like that.

 

demtenjeep

(31,997 posts)
21. did you see when he gave them the "eye" the clapping stopped?
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 07:08 PM
Feb 2017

gawd I hate this fucker

way more than I ever hated bush the dummy

DK504

(3,847 posts)
11. Jaw dropping f'ing stupid.
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 03:55 PM
Feb 2017

That hopefully will piss off the retired military that voted for the carnival barker.

democrank

(11,121 posts)
15. This deferment-laden bully thinks he's an expert on winning wars.
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 04:32 PM
Feb 2017

Trump, the POS with the Purple Heart he grabbed off a real hero....because he "always wanted one".... makes me sick.

neeksgeek

(1,214 posts)
16. He wants to nuke somebody.
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 04:52 PM
Feb 2017

He'll call that a BIG win. Idiot!!

Edited to add: it's easy for him to play soldier, he'll be in a nice safe bunker.


"Great warrior. Wars not make one great." Yoda

Rural_Progressive

(1,107 posts)
17. Ya know that Einstein fella, who we can all (except maybe Drumpf) agree knew something about some
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 05:48 PM
Feb 2017

stuff once said "I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones."

That guy's been right about a bunch of things so far, might be a good idea not to find out if he's right about this.

Something else to consider, just exactly what would the orange one consider a win? Will we be occupying other countries? Will we nuke them into glass covered parking lots? What would a 21st Century win look like if we go to war and how does he plan to keep Russia and China from jumping in AND why the fuck isn't he being asked these questions and having his freakin' feet held to the fire until he answers them?

Do I sound a little pissed off? Damn straight skippy, we got a bunch of young people in the world who deserve to inherit something other than a post apocalyptic dystopian world and this lazy, ignorant, megalomaniac of a moron seems dead set on giving them one.

Thanks, I needed to get that off my chest.

BeyondGeography

(39,434 posts)
18. "We're going to straighten it out."
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 05:49 PM
Feb 2017

With the military? Like thinking you're going to fundamentally change a difficult neighborhood with the police force. Not.going.to.happen.

Victor_c3

(3,557 posts)
19. Is he aware of the rules of engagement our Soldiers were given in Iraq?
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 06:26 PM
Feb 2017

If we felt threatened in any way, lethal force was completely authorized and used without hesitation. I was an Infantry Platoon Leader for 13 months in Iraq and I know first hand what I'm talking about. I hate to say it, but more civilians were killed than I care to admit, we reported to our chain of command as they happened, and we never got in trouble.

In combat, our military wins, hands down, always. It gets tricky when the goal is nation building and not unconditional surrender or complete anhilation of the opposing force.

Dead civilians quickly destroys the trust we are hoping to build with the Iraqi people. With no trust, we have zero credibility with the people and the government we are attempting to prop up also has no credibility with the people it is hopefully attempting to govern.

An iron fist is not what you need in Iraq. 14 years of wasted lives and quagmire can attest to that.

 

heaven05

(18,124 posts)
20. oooohhhh, big man
Mon Feb 27, 2017, 06:28 PM
Feb 2017

fucking coward, chicken hawk. God, I hate his voice. Want's total war, he and prezidents bannon and miller. We have the strongest military in the world, what does the terrible triumvirate want? Nuclear war? To prove who's penis is the biggest? WTF is going on here.

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