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Politics, Religion, Fist Fights, and other Tom Foolery

Let's talk about it. This is the place. Just remember we're all Brothers here.

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Comment by Shannon Ryan on November 13, 2019 at 1:33pm

You're welcome

Comment by Dave Gettman on November 13, 2019 at 1:03pm

Good stuff, Shannon. Thanks!

Comment by Shannon Ryan on November 13, 2019 at 10:50am

Mike Pompeo speaking in Berlin a few days ago he starts speaking at the eight minute mark talks about his time in Bindlach

Comment by Shannon Ryan on November 13, 2019 at 10:47am
Comment by Joseph Auger on March 24, 2019 at 11:50pm

Democrats don't worry though.The dems who said they would trust the Mueller report when it comes out, said today that they don't trust it.Clearly knowing that the taxpayers have an inexhaustible supply of money & time to waste.

Comment by Joseph Auger on March 24, 2019 at 11:45pm

If you missed it 25 million & 2 years later,here's a summary of the Mueller Russia report.

Comment by Harry Warner on March 21, 2019 at 11:35am

It would appear that the swamp is becoming the La Brea Tar Pits.  

Comment by Joseph Auger on February 21, 2019 at 4:51pm

Comment by Shannon Ryan on February 9, 2019 at 4:10pm

Trey Gowdy telling it like it is.

Trey Gowdy , South Carolina Congressman, recently responded to a reporter about the military in response to a question from a CNN reporter about the DoD ban of transgenders from joining the U.S. armed forces. As Trey typically does so very well, he nailed it rather succinctly.
Question: How can President Trump claim to represent all U.S citizens, regardless of sexual orientation, when he banned transgenders from joining the military? Isn't that discrimination?
Trey Gowdy's Response: " Nobody has a right to serve in the Military. Nobody! What makes you people think the Military is an equal opportunity employer? It is very far from it - and for good reasons - let me cite a few."
"The Military uses prejudice regularly and consistently to deny citizens from joining for being too old or too young, too fat or too skinny, too tall or too short. Citizens are denied for having flat feet, or for missing or additional fingers." he went on to explain: "By the way, poor eyesight will disqualify you, as well as bad teeth. Malnourished? Drug addiction? Bad back? Criminal history? Low IQ? Anxiety? Phobias? Hearing damage? Six arms? Hear voices in your head? Self-identification as a Unicorn? Need a special access ramp for your wheelchair?"
"Can't run the required course in the required time? Can't do the required number of push-ups? Not really a morning person? and refuse to get out of bed before noon? All can be legitimate reasons for denial"
"The Military has one job: Winning War. Anything else is a distraction and a liability. Did someone just scream? That isn't Fair? War is VERY unfair, there are no exceptions made for being special or challenged or socially wonderful.
"YOU must change yourself to meet Military standards and not the other way around."
"I say again: You don't change the Military - you must change yourself. The Military is not about being fair, it is about taking advantage of others and about winning.
The Military doesn't need to accommodate anyone with special issues. The Military needs to Win Wars and keep our Country safe - PERIOD!"
"If any of your personal issues are a liability that detract from readiness or lethality... Thank you for applying and good luck in future endeavors."

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