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Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:16 PM

 

Joe Biden's statement on the firing of Captain of Aircraft carrier with COVID 19


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Reply Joe Biden's statement on the firing of Captain of Aircraft carrier with COVID 19 (Original post)
Gothmog Apr 2020 OP
42bambi Apr 2020 #1
50 Shades Of Blue Apr 2020 #2
BidenBacker Apr 2020 #3
DashOneBravo Apr 2020 #6
BidenBacker Apr 2020 #9
Haggis for Breakfast Apr 2020 #4
Gothmog Apr 2020 #5
Cha Apr 2020 #14
captain queeg Apr 2020 #7
keithbvadu2 Apr 2020 #8
captain queeg Apr 2020 #10
BidenBacker Apr 2020 #15
ffr Apr 2020 #11
Cha Apr 2020 #12
ffr Apr 2020 #16
Cha Apr 2020 #18
northoftheborder Apr 2020 #26
SunSeeker Apr 2020 #13
yellowdogintexas Apr 2020 #17
peggysue2 Apr 2020 #19
Gothmog Apr 2020 #20
Celerity Apr 2020 #22
mcar Apr 2020 #21
musicman65 Apr 2020 #23
Gothmog Apr 2020 #24
Gothmog Apr 2020 #25
Gothmog Apr 2020 #27
Gothmog Apr 2020 #28

Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:24 PM

1. Biden will be everyone's President. n/t

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:27 PM

2. K & R!

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:38 PM

3. Acting, acting, acting

 

Thomas B. Modly is an American businessman and government official who has served as Acting United States Secretary of the Navy since November 24, 2019.

Modly, who was confirmed as the United States Under Secretary of the Navy on December 4, 2017, performed the duties of the Secretary of the Navy while Richard V. Spencer was Acting Secretary of Defense and Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense from July 15, 2019, to July 31, 2019


Getting sick of this shit. What the hell happened to Senate confirmation??? Used to be that you would only appoint people to an administration as an "acting" whatever during a recess or during a sudden absence, and then install somebody a little more permanent as soon as you could and get him or her through a formal confirmation process.

The biggest culprit of all is the Acting President...who's doing a piss-poor job of pretending to be a real POTUS.



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Response to BidenBacker (Reply #3)

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:57 PM

6. I agree with VP Biden

 

But you left out that Modly is a Annapolis grad and he also served as a Navy helicopter pilot.
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Response to DashOneBravo (Reply #6)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:14 AM

9. All the more reason why he shoulda backed up the carrier captain

 

At first I thought maybe he was outta line for going outside the chain of command, but when I read another poster's input that he's been trying for a full week to get some resolution then I think he did the right thing and risked retaliation for the welfare of the men and women serving on his ship. I can only imagine how low morale must be among that crew right about now. Their commander stuck his neck out for them and he promptly gets it chopped clean off.

I'm not impressed that Modly is an Annapolis grad. Not everybody who comes out of one of the military academies is an honorable person. As Exhibit A I would like to submit one Mike Pompeo...West Point grad and one of Trump's biggest subservient scumbags.
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:43 PM

4. Right you are, Joe.

 

A captain's FIRST responsibility is to his crew. In this case, Brett Crozier had tried for a week to get the NAVY/DoD/Pentagon to get off their sorry asses and get health care to the sick Sailors on the Teddy Rose. When a week passed and NOTHING happened, Captain Crozier did the thing he knew he needed to do or else face an entire ship of sick and dying Sailors, he allowed his plea to see the light of day. He knew full well that his career was over the minute that happened, but his choice was an easy one of moral and ethical leadership --- and THAT'S what we want in out ship commanders.

You did the right thing, Sir. And every Black Shoe NAVY Sailor would agree. You put the life of your crew above the politics of Washington. No doubt that effort will reduce the number of lost souls from the Teddy Rose.

Bravo Zulu, Captain Brett Crozier. I salute you. Your Sailors will do the same. It came at a high price to you, Sir, but you saved lives. And that's what leadership is all about.

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Thu Apr 2, 2020, 11:46 PM

5. Trump administration showed poor judgment

 


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Response to Gothmog (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:40 AM

14. Retweeted!

 

you're like the energizer bunny of tweets!

Mahalo!!
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:03 AM

7. WT actual F

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:08 AM

8. He was warned not to raise the truth.

 

He was warned not to raise the truth.

Defense Secretary Warns Commanders Not to Surprise Trump on Coronavirus

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100213039823

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Esper Warns Not to Surprise Trump on Coronavirus

https://www.democraticunderground.com/100213041633
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:23 AM

10. Let's see...pardon the war criminal and fire a dedicated captain

 

Didnít see. Was it the Truman or other ship named after a democrat? Itís just a matter of time till the rethugs try to name a carrier after the orange draft dodging coward. You heard it here first.
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Response to captain queeg (Reply #10)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:42 AM

15. Isn't that why Modly is "Acting" in the first place?

 

Because Spencer showed a little backbone and displayed some honor over the shameful SEAL situation? Modly coulda done the exact same thing instead of bowing meekly to the Fuhrer.

Biden could put together one helluva great administration next January just by hiring all the honorable people who resigned or were fired by Drumpf and his asskissers.
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:31 AM

11. Biden is going to make a fine president

 

as he did before as vice president. I'm more than impressed thus far.
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Response to ffr (Reply #11)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:39 AM

12. I value your opinion, ffr..

 

Mahalo!
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Response to Cha (Reply #12)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:58 AM

16. Stronger together. ;)

 

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Response to ffr (Reply #16)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 01:58 AM

18. Ain't that the Truth!

 

Hillary, who was absolutely spot on about so much!
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Response to ffr (Reply #16)

Sun Apr 5, 2020, 09:44 AM

26. A million times: YES

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 12:39 AM

13. K & R & Retweeted!

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 01:52 AM

17. Malcolm Nance spoke about this on Wednesday with Stephanie Miller

 

he has great admiration for this captain who put the welfare of his crew above his career knowing he lost every chance he had of becoming an admiral.

He also said the next administration should make him Secretary of the Navy
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 03:00 AM

19. Spot on statement by Joe Biden

 

I think this decision was God awful. However, my husband who served in the Navy wasn't surprised. He predicted this Captain's career was over because those higher on the food chain do not like being publicly embarrassed. "Doesn't matter if the Captain's decision was morally right or not," my husband said. "The Brass will drop a load of bricks on his head. It's the prevailing culture."

Sadly, he was right.
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 10:21 AM

20. The Captain was cheered as he left aircraft carrier

 


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Response to Gothmog (Reply #20)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 10:31 AM

22. will they try and court-martial him?

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 10:24 AM

21. Kick

 

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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Fri Apr 3, 2020, 02:38 PM

23. This is sad

 

for speaking the truth,it no way shows that we have any weakness,only in our leaders,,,till Joe steps in,,,thank God,and good health to Him
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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Sat Apr 4, 2020, 02:11 AM

24. Joe Biden-Captain Crozier was faithful to his duty--both to his sailors and his country.

 


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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Sun Apr 5, 2020, 09:28 AM

25. Biden-It is almost criminal as to how they treated this officer

 


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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Sun Apr 5, 2020, 09:47 PM

27. Man, I miss @BarackObama

 


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Response to Gothmog (Original post)

Tue Apr 7, 2020, 05:49 PM

28. Joe Biden-resignation was appropriate

 


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