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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Shrike » Tue 14 Nov 2017 18:24

Fade2Gray wrote:Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 853131001/

Last time we did this... me thinks the brass knows something is coming.

Sounds concerning

I remember this being an issue for awhile
http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/01/11/marine ... index.html

All sorts of stuff like people with criminal records being allowed to enlist and the media going on about how gangs are using military tactics against the police.

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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Vulcan 607 » Tue 14 Nov 2017 20:31

Shrike wrote:
Fade2Gray wrote:Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 853131001/

Last time we did this... me thinks the brass knows something is coming.

Sounds concerning

I remember this being an issue for awhile
http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/01/11/marine ... index.html

All sorts of stuff like people with criminal records being allowed to enlist and the media going on about how gangs are using military tactics against the police.


Yes didn't an ex military guy with issues do something at a church? Then that guy who ran off too Russia and the guy who wondered off base and got caught by the Taliban didn't they all have issues before they did these things? Doesn't seem lowering the standards is a good idea when this happens when they are high!

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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Fade2Gray » Tue 14 Nov 2017 21:34

Shrike wrote:
Fade2Gray wrote:Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/pol ... 853131001/

Last time we did this... me thinks the brass knows something is coming.

Sounds concerning

I remember this being an issue for awhile
http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/01/11/marine ... index.html

All sorts of stuff like people with criminal records being allowed to enlist and the media going on about how gangs are using military tactics against the police.

Concerning for many reasons. The thing that really makes me wonder is how many more toxic individuals are going to slip in and become total jackasses once they reach positions of authority.

Vulcan 607 wrote:Yes didn't an ex military guy with issues do something at a church? Then that guy who ran off too Russia and the guy who wondered off base and got caught by the Taliban didn't they all have issues before they did these things? Doesn't seem lowering the standards is a good idea when this happens when they are high!

Eh, on the flip side, mental health issues are rampant after a unit gets back off a heavy deployment, so maybe the Army is just trying to get a head start on things?
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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Vulcan 607 » Wed 15 Nov 2017 08:55

Jesus Fade!
Good thing I wasn’t drinking anything when I read that!

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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Fade2Gray » Thu 16 Nov 2017 02:33

"There's a special place in hell for people who prey on children, I've yet to see a valid explanation and I have no reason to doubt the victims' accounts." -Ivanka Trump
http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/15/politics/ ... -roy-moore

Well then, Ivanka is not pleased with him. O_o How is r/t_d and BB going to spin this one I wonder?
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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Mike » Thu 16 Nov 2017 08:07

frostypooky wrote:https://twitter.com/MilesKlee/status/930909826309283840


I think I lost brain cells.

Also, holy missiles Batman!



Edit: Is there something wrong with embedding YouTube videos on the forums? Here's the full link: https://youtu.be/xGY2JBuSCU0
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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Fade2Gray » Thu 16 Nov 2017 08:15

Mike wrote:Edit: Is there something wrong with embedding YouTube videos on the forums?

It has been jacked up for a few days now, no idea why.
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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Grabbed_by_the_Spets » Thu 16 Nov 2017 12:56

https://www.newsroom.co.nz/2017/11/15/61028/ardern-adjusts-to-life-at-the-top

“I was waiting to walk out to be introduced at the East Asia Summit gala dinner, where we all paraded and while we were waiting, Trump in jest patted the person next to him on the shoulder, pointed at me and said, ‘This lady caused a lot of upset in her country’, talking about the election.
“I said, ‘Well, you know, only maybe 40 per cent’, then he said it again and I said, ‘You know’, laughing, ‘no-one marched when I was elected’.
“He laughed and it was only afterwards that I reflect that it could have been taken in a very particular way – he did not seem offended.”
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Re: #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Postby Doinize » Fri 17 Nov 2017 11:44

http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.s ... ngs_1.html

I swear the US is just one big joke...
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