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Old 07-04-2017, 10:18 AM
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So trump has abandoned his job
Nope, doing his job. President Trump is a leader. Good leaders don't micromanage but instead delegate. President Trump just delegated.
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Old 07-04-2017, 10:23 AM
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I feel much better with military men making these decisions in real time then Trump or any other POTUS sitting in DC. This is one of the many things I agree with him about on policy. But does Trump realize many of these officers were promoted under Obama?
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I feel much better with military men making these decisions in real time then Trump or any other POTUS sitting in DC. This is one of the many things I agree with him about on policy. But does Trump realize many of these officers were promoted under Obama?
If we would have followed thew advice of the military is Vietnam we would have gotten a cluster fuk.... Oh yeah, we did.
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If we would have followed thew advice of the military is Vietnam we would have gotten a cluster fuk.... Oh yeah, we did.
Where, in the name of Allah's butthole, did you pull that conclusion from?
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I really think politicians are the ones that screwed up VN. Had the military been turned loose the war would have been over quickly, but there is the military industrial complex thingy to feed. But that is a whole other thread.
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If we would have followed thew advice of the military is Vietnam we would have gotten a cluster fuk.... Oh yeah, we did.
This shows a complete misunderstanding of the problems in Vietnam and the amount of interference by politicians in the entire war.
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This shows a complete misunderstanding of the problems in Vietnam and the amount of interference by politicians in the entire war.


I think people who worshipped the Footprint of the American Chicken during that era are dumbasses especially when it comes to the Vietnam war.
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I feel much better with military men making these decisions in real time then Trump or any other POTUS sitting in DC. This is one of the many things I agree with him about on policy. But does Trump realize many of these officers were promoted under Obama?
Doesn't surprise me. But, does Obama have anything to do with totally Trump decision?
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Trump has repeatedly voiced his concern with Obama appointees. Just throwing it out there for the Trumpsters.
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Doesn't surprise me. But, does Obama have anything to do with totally Trump decision?
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You know this how?

The military people now in charge are professionals, most of which are military college graduates who know their job.

I'd bet they are on board with having the authority to do their job.
their job is to follow policy set out by civilian leaders.
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