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Post by Doc » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:27 pm

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis talked to reporters at the Pentagon this afternoon. Asked his biggest military concern in 2018, he responded: “I don’t have concerns. I create them”
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Post by SteveFoerster » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:44 pm

I realise that sounds really badass and it was probably a lot of fun for him to say, but "I am not in danger, I am the danger" is not what people should hear from top military officials of countries that supposedly make the world safer rather than the opposite.
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Post by Doc » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:58 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:44 pm
I realise that sounds really badass and it was probably a lot of fun for him to say, but "I am not in danger, I am the danger" is not what people should hear from top military officials of countries that supposedly make the world safer rather than the opposite.
He is saying it for the moral of the troops he commands and the people he protects.
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Post by neverfail » Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:51 am

Doc wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:58 am

I

He is saying it for the moral of the troops he commands and the people he protects....

...yeah; and makes even more enemies for the US abroad through his asinine boastfulness.

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Post by Doc » Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:58 am

neverfail wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:51 am
Doc wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:58 am

I

He is saying it for the moral of the troops he commands and the people he protects....

...yeah; and makes even more enemies for the US abroad through his asinine boastfulness.
More "enemies" Really?
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Post by SteveFoerster » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:21 am

Doc wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:58 am
neverfail wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:51 am
Doc wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:58 am
He is saying it for the moral of the troops he commands and the people he protects....
...yeah; and makes even more enemies for the US abroad through his asinine boastfulness.
More "enemies" Really?
Yes, really.
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Post by Doc » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:38 am

SteveFoerster wrote:
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:21 am
Doc wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:58 am
neverfail wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:51 am
Doc wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:58 am
He is saying it for the moral of the troops he commands and the people he protects....
...yeah; and makes even more enemies for the US abroad through his asinine boastfulness.
More "enemies" Really?
Yes, really.
Who? The DC Establishment that says the Trump White House is in Chaos?
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Post by lzzrdgrrl » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:43 pm

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