Pentagon nominee says insane for civilians to own semi-auto

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Re: Pentagon nominee says insane for civilians to own semi-auto

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Post by Pawpaw » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:42 am

Soccerdad1995 wrote:When I joined the Army I swore an oath to defend the Constitution. Does the Air Force release their folks from this oath when they leave service? I know that I was never released from mine.
I retired from the USAF in 1994. Sometime in the late '80s, I started hearing officers say that Air Force Regulations were merely suggestions. I repeatedly asked them, "If that's true, how is it that I can be court marshaled for violating a "suggestion"?" Not once did I get an answer.
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Post by 2farnorth » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:23 pm

I seem to remember Colin Powell making similar statements many years ago.
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Post by bblhd672 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:29 pm

2farnorth wrote:I seem to remember Colin Powell making similar statements many years ago.
Yeah, he did. And destroyed any support he may have had from deplorable people.

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Post by Pawpaw » Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:55 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
2farnorth wrote:I seem to remember Colin Powell making similar statements many years ago.
Yeah, he did. And destroyed any support he may have had from deplorable people.
... like me.

I was an early supporter of Colin Powell. Then he started opening his mouth...
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Post by bmwrdr » Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:23 pm

thatguyoverthere wrote:
bmwrdr wrote:Snip...I hope there are consequences and nobody will be excused for negligence, they are paid to do their job... Snip
A quote from the same article linked by the OP:
“It’s a combination of laziness and people being overworked,” a former Air Force Office of Special Investigations agent told Fox News.
Maybe if they disciplined and/or fired the lazy ones, then the rest of them might not be so overworked!!! :banghead:
As we all know about 80% of the actual work is done by 20% of the employees in the industry.
I do not think the Government administration is doing better in regards to those statistics.
In other words, it may actually hard to fire or punish the wrong individual.
I am not saying all are lazy or bad but it just takes one bad mushroom to spoil the soup.

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Post by paperchunker » Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:20 pm

bblhd672 wrote:Petition at White House website for President Trump to withdraw the nomination. Please sign if you agree.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petiti ... th-affairs
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Signed and confirmed. Thanks for posting


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Post by pushpullpete » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:02 pm

Signed & confirmed, thanks for the heads up.
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Post by Beiruty » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:07 pm

I guess, I am insane 4 times and no one told me so, why? Please help me.. please help. :biggrinjester:
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Post by ninjabread » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:08 pm

The founding fathers thought it was insane for a free country to have a standing army.
This is my opinion. There are many like it, but this one is mine.

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Post by Pawpaw » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:51 pm

ninjabread wrote:The founding fathers thought it was insane for a free country to have a standing army.
DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! DING!

We have a winner!
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Post by Redneck_Buddha » Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:50 pm

Absolutely disgraceful. Signed and confirmed. What is Trump thinking with some of these nominees? :mad5
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Post by TexDotCom » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:19 am

Signed and confirmed. Thank you. (and replying to bump this back up)


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