Mad Dog is retiring

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  1. B C

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    Will be leaving in Feb.

    "General Jim Mattis will be retiring, with distinction, at the end of February, after having served my Administration as Secretary of Defense for the past two years. During Jim’s tenure, tremendous progress has been made, especially with respect to the purchase of new fighting... ...equipment. General Mattis was a great help to me in getting allies and other countries to pay their share of military obligations. A new Secretary of Defense will be named shortly. I greatly thank Jim for his service!"
     
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  2. B C

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    I'm guessing Trump pulling out of Syria and now Afghanistan had something to do with this.
     
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    Personally I’m sad to see him go he was one of Trumps best cabinet member
     
  5. B C

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    Agreed. Tough shoes to fill.
     
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    Mattis understands he was working for a psychopath and finally said FU to the Moron in Chief.
     
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    After having his carefully considered advice ignored several times, he got fed up. Funny how no quality people will stick with Trump. Trumptards will continue to rationalize, but "the truth is out there."
     
  8. B C

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    Man, you've gone full blown TDS. I hope you get that pink hat for Christmas just in time for the Women's March.
     
  9. army_eod

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    Trump is losing it.
    Yeah I voted for him
     
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    Trump campaigned on pulling troops out. Why the hell is anyone surprised that he is doing what he said?
     
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    Sorry to see him go. I like him. But, all good things must come to an end.
     
  12. rock_castle

    rock_castle Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

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    I guess he’d rather his president ignore our diplomatic personnel’s security concerns and then allow them to be brutally slaughtered so we don’t offend our Muslim enemies. Wow, just wow.
     
  13. B C

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    Lets not forget Mattis was against the Jerusalem embassy, the tranny ban, and using the Defense Department to defend the border.
     
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    oh...here we go...Staff changes...."Trump Bad"...:rolleyes:


    ....Mad dog was great did his job at the time....Trump made his position very clear...Pulling out of Syria was part of the deal (One of his campaign) promises...Staff should be staff...and do what they were hired to do...and not get into Politics...TRUMP won...The people elected him..on promises made...and ones he is trying to fulfill ....fighting the Liberals (Leftist) and Never Trumpers dont make it easy......Mad-dog will be replaced by another "General" hired to be a General...not a politician....
     
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    Because the minute we invaded Afghanistan we owned it. It is a disaster of a country. We should have just called it an overseas territory and just figure we are going to be there for 3-5 generations.

    Syria is not much better. Just let a weakened Assad run the place a little less brutally.
     
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    Well said.
     
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    I get that, my point is that no one should be shocked at this decision after he promised it during the campaign.
     
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    It wasn’t a good campaign promise to begin with. His decision quickly led to a new demand by the Hermit Kingdom. It is also Russia expand their presence in the region, which nothing good will come from; it let’s Iran expand their influence in the region, again, nothing good will come from that; and the Kurds, who have been staunch allies of the US, are in deep doo-doo.

    But hey, it takes attention away from his legal troubles.
     
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    Sorry, you need to buy a clue. Reality is staring you in the face and you can't accept it. I have, you should also. I understand it is hard- it was for me.
     
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    Arty....lets see how it goes before "Predictions" can be counted on....**Trump still won on his Promise...pulling out 2-5 thousand troops is not a big deal (Families happy)....
    But...If Things get nasty ...real...nasty...those troops can come back 10 fold....and we can finish it once and for all!
     
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