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Mattis is Sec Def

Postby RYP » Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:21 am

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he was in Generation Kill

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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby goat balls » Fri Dec 02, 2016 2:08 am

Ooo-rah. Better check to see if they are upping the body bag orders at the DOD.
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby The Turd Polisher » Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:16 pm

Mad Dog makes Chuck Norris look like something Trump would grab.....

A Look into the Mind of Gen. James Mattis: 15 Quotes from Trump’s Secretary of Defense Pick

“Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.” – from a speech Mattis delivered to Marines arriving in Iraq in 2003.

“No war is over until the enemy says it’s over. We may think it over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.”

“You are part of the world’s most feared and trusted force. Engage your brain before you engage your weapon. Share your courage with each other as we enter the uncertain terrain north of the Line of Departure. Keep faith in your comrades on the left and right and Marine Air overhead. Fight with a happy heart and strong spirit.”

“From our first days at San Diego, Parris Island, or Quantico, NCOs bluntly explained to us that the Corps would be entirely satisfied if we gave 100%, and entirely dissatisfied if we gave 99%. And those NCOs taught us the great pleasure of doing what others thought impossible.”

“Now from a distance, I look back on what the Corps taught me: to think like men of action, and to act like men of thought!”

“I’ve never found it to be useful. I’ve always found, give me a pack of cigarettes and a couple of beers, and I do better with that than I do with torture.” – Mattis’ thoughts on waterboarding, according to Donald Trump.

“Every morning I woke up and the first three questions I had, had to do with Iran, and Iran, and Iran. It remains the single most belligerent actor in the Middle East.”

“You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. You know, guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyway. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them.”

“There are some people who think you have to hate them in order to shoot them. I don’t think you do. It’s just business.”

“The first time you blow someone away is not an insignificant event. That said, there are some assholes in the world that just need to be shot. There are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim. It’s really a hell of a lot of fun. You’re gonna have a blast out here! I feel sorry for every son of a bitch that doesn’t get to serve with you.”

“I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you f**k with me, I’ll kill you all.” – Mattis to Iraqi tribal leaders.

“In a country with millions of people and cars going everywhere, the enemy is going to get a car bomb out there once in a while. There are going to be good days and bad days. Bottom line.”

“I think it’s very clear that this enemy has decided that the war, the real war for them, will be fought in the narrative, in the media. This is not a place where we’re going to take the enemy’s capital and run up our flag and drink their coffee and that sort of thing.”

“Marines don’t know how to spell the word defeat.”

“I get a lot of credit these days for things I never did.” – He also gets a lot of credit for things he never said.....a sample: “Build a man a fire and he will be warm for a night. Set a man on fire and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.”

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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby Kurt » Sat Dec 03, 2016 2:08 pm

I am not worried about a SoD who says "War is a hoot". We always forget that dangerous things are often fun things and war is probably one of them. (I am guessing I would hate it and say stuff like "ok, I am going home now" and then threaten to have my lawyer send someone a stern letter when not allowed to leave.

And his bit about the enemy deciding when war is over is incredibly astute and simple, in the Latin spirit of the word which means "blunt, direct, no bullshit or duh-hoy!" (Poor Charles The Simple was made to look a retard by poor translation...Carolus Simplex)

I'd be much more worried about a "War is Hell" person as those are the ones who always seem to find a reason to fight a stupid one.

But Petraeus? Fuck that guy. The Russians must be licking their lips having 40 something housewife sleepers doing kegels in anticipation of Petraeus getting back in power.

And all the Goldman Sachs people? I can guess that is why Hillary is not contesting the vote along with the Green GILF.
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby snaark » Sat Dec 03, 2016 6:40 pm

Seems like he might be the only person in Trump's cabinet who is actually qualified for their position. But seriously, since Rumsfeld has it really made any difference who the SoD was?
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby Jefe » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:16 pm

Some legit points. But, Ass Carter, lets put women in the Infantry, do some sex changes, lactating stations on bases because god knows we don't need the military focused on their jobs. And hmm, Secretary of the Army, this guys a Fag! Perfect! What about his other credentials:

A. Never been in uniform or in combat.

Precisely the criteria we love.

Now, lets grab that KY and bend over for the world.

Fact is, our military is hurting badly and Big Daddy Obama made sure that nobody has reason to fear us at all. His legacy of Operation Total Capitulation. Christ, you would think he was descended from the Vichy French rather than Muslim Kenya.

PS: Some of the quotes are ancient and made long before Mattis. I will take an actual military guy in that position any day. Always some dumb ass civilian that makes decisions about war with zero qualifications that gets us into trouble. Like Rummy and that douchebag McNamara. If the Snivilian politicians decide to go to war, then at least let us have somebody in the upper ranks that wore the fucking uniform with credibility.
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby swordpoint9 » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:45 pm

RYP wrote:when does the ground assault begin?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/na ... c973f27da5

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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby flipflop » Tue Dec 06, 2016 10:45 am

Good call, the Trump Reic...sorry Presidency is going to be great, it's going to Make America Great Again, it's a beautiful thing, it really is.

It's a shame old Hofer didn't get in against the Green commie in Austria, but the Italians were on point. Le Pen next and then the biggest cunt of them all - Merkel. These are great days people.

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Postby rickshaw92 » Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:06 pm

flipflop wrote:Good call, the Trump Reic...sorry Presidency is going to be great, it's going to Make America Great Again, it's a beautiful thing, it really is.

It's a shame old Hofer didn't get in against the Green commie in Austria, but the Italians were on point. Le Pen next and then the biggest cunt of them all - Merkel. These are great days people.

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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby friendlyskies » Tue Dec 06, 2016 6:31 pm

snaark wrote:Seems like he might be the only person in Trump's cabinet who is actually qualified for their position. But seriously, since Rumsfeld has it really made any difference who the SoD was?


The Secretary of Transportation, I forget her name but she's Mitch McConnell's wife (but with a brilliant DC career apart from her turtle-necked choice in bedfellows) is highly qualified.

I don't hate all of Trump's cabinet picks. Plus it's hilarious to watch the Nazis and the conspiracy theorists lose their minds. There's more Goldman Sachs - including a former partner of George Soros - in the old man's inner circle than you can shake a solid gold dildo at. Alex Jones probably hasn't slept in two weeks, watching his dreams of a Central Bank-free USA disappear in a puff of stock options. And three non-white nominees so far, right? Ann Coulter got SO MAD about Nikki Haley, who had the poor taste of being incredibly popular, effective, and non-white in the original Confederate state, it was pretty funny. I wasn't expecting to enjoy this much Schadenfreude from Cheeto Jesus' first month. Hell, I wasn't expecting any. And yet here we are.

I didn't vote for Trump, I don't like him at all, I fear for our country. But, so far, it looks like it might be OK. Betsy DuVos and Jefferson Beauregard Sessions are really the only nominees I hate. I hated some of Obama's cabinet members (side eye at Eric Holder) and the country did fabulously the past eight years.

EDIT: Oh, and I hate Flynn. Well, I don't exactly hate him, but what a paranoid mess that guy is. And his son is also a mess. I've been following #Pizzagate closely and it seems unlikely to have even a kernel of truth. I'd rate it about the same as "Stanley Kubrick filmed the moon landing." And Flynn's kid is alllllllll up in the pizza. Oh well.
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby MJK » Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:24 pm

I respectfully request that you look again at that which you dismiss so quickly.

http://victuruslibertas.com/2016/11/do- ... ne-mccann/

http://www.newnationalist.net/2016/11/2 ... -children/
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby Kurt » Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:37 pm

MJK wrote:I respectfully request that you look again at that which you dismiss so quickly.

http://victuruslibertas.com/2016/11/do- ... ne-mccann/

http://www.newnationalist.net/2016/11/2 ... -children/


Wow, I dismissed that even faster than the originals.

Hillary Clinton should have used Dismissables rather than Deplorables. But she was a terrible candidate so that is understandable.
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Re: Mattis is Sec Def

Postby goat balls » Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:09 pm

flipflop wrote:Good call, the Trump Reic...sorry Presidency is going to be great, it's going to Make America Great Again, it's a beautiful thing, it really is.

It's a shame old Hofer didn't get in against the Green commie in Austria, but the Italians were on point. Le Pen next and then the biggest cunt of them all - Merkel. These are great days people.

Cheers


The Austrian vote was still an anti socialist vote amigo. That's all that matters, the death of western socialism. And it's coming to an EU country near you. Including the US. The pensions are collapsing across the US. Cities, counties and states, yeah they're all in trouble. Europe too. Absolutely fabulous.
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