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US General Calls 'Carpet Bombing' ISIS Against American Values
ABC News ^ | Feb 1, 2016 | Luis Martinez ยท

Posted on 02/01/2016 4:38:52 PM PST by Innovative

Lt. General Sean MacFarland told Pentagon reporters today in a video-conference from Baghdad that the U.S. is bound by the laws of armed conflict and “at the end of the day, you know, it doesn’t only matter whether or not you win, it matters how you win."

“We’re the United States of America and we have a set of guiding principles,” MacFarland added. “And those affect the way we as professional soldiers, airmen, sailors and Marines conduct ourselves on the battlefield. So, indiscriminate bombing, where we don’t care if we’re killing innocents or combatants, is just inconsistent with our values.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; faggeneral; generalbuttpirate; generalfag; genralqueerbait; homogeneral; iraq; isis; macfarland; terrorism
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"at the end of the day, you know, it doesn't only matter whether or not you win, it matters how you win."

I guess he never heard what Vince Lombardi said: "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing" -- this is especially true when fighting terrorists.

1 posted on 02/01/2016 4:38:52 PM PST by Innovative
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Is he Army, national guard or marines?

I am thinking not one of them for sure.

Fairy boy placed all these top officers and homosexuals into top positions and this is the result.
The Pentagon should be cleared of all civilians , unless they are retired from the military too.


2 posted on 02/01/2016 4:41:39 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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Who knew Curtis Lemay was un-American?


3 posted on 02/01/2016 4:41:43 PM PST by Hugin ("First thing--get yourself a firearm!" Sheriff Ed Galt, Last Man St anding.)
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To: Innovative

This General must have found his Military Collage on the back of a Matchbook


4 posted on 02/01/2016 4:42:27 PM PST by butlerweave
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To: Innovative

The Communist in Chief must have fired all the real Generals, you know, those with a pair.


5 posted on 02/01/2016 4:43:23 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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Yep Army, be all you can be. Today it mans being a wuss for most of these support troops and officers.


6 posted on 02/01/2016 4:43:30 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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US General Calls 'Carpet Bombing' ISIS Against American Values

I guess he never heard of Dresden or Tokyo.

Everyone in the Military chain of command appears to be idiots now that Obama is in charge.

7 posted on 02/01/2016 4:43:49 PM PST by DiogenesLamp ("of parents owing allegiance to no other sovereignty.")
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We have to do this because they do not attack civilians, women and children!

They only attack the military!


8 posted on 02/01/2016 4:44:15 PM PST by pilgrim
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Carpet bombing is counter-productive and a waste of resources. Especially since we’re not at war with a Nation-state.

Not having inane ROE however, does a world of difference.


9 posted on 02/01/2016 4:44:15 PM PST by Shadow44
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and of course this is exactly the kind of career obsessed military officer the Obama administration has kept in place and promoted these last 7 or 8 years. after Obama is out of there there needs to be a real purge of the military rank to get rid of the political compliant people that this administration, the Obama administration has allowed to entrench


10 posted on 02/01/2016 4:44:21 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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and of course they’ll all be singing a different tune the day after the next big attack strikes home


11 posted on 02/01/2016 4:44:54 PM PST by LeoWindhorse
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We’ve been fighting wars this way since World War 2 under Uniparty Democrat and Republican Presidents.

They fight wars the United Nations way, the limited way, the no-win, no victory way.

And it stinks whether a bunch of hippie anti-war types oppose the limited wars or those political leaders waging the limited wars wrap them in patriotism, love of country and love of our military.


12 posted on 02/01/2016 4:45:38 PM PST by Nextrush (FREEDOM IS EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS, REMEMBER PASTOR NIEMOLLER)
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First of all, the "laws of armed conflict" only apply to uniformed soldiers of belligerent nations that have declared war on each other.

Those "laws" apparently didn't apply to the fire bombing of Hamburg, Dresden and Tokyo or the nuking of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. What a jerk!

13 posted on 02/01/2016 4:45:39 PM PST by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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That is the kind of thinking that’s going to get us all killed.


14 posted on 02/01/2016 4:46:22 PM PST by D_Idaho ("For we wrestle not against flesh and blood...")
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Shouldn't be too big a surprise after 0's "new proclamation" yesterday...

(I'm on my Kindle so it's cut/paste), but you need to see this.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/jan/31/obamas-gun-control-executive-order-directs-pentago/?page=all#pagebreak

15 posted on 02/01/2016 4:46:56 PM PST by skimbell
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Half-assing warfare gets ten times as many innocents killed in the long run.

Idiot Compassion rears its blockhead again!


16 posted on 02/01/2016 4:47:04 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason and rule of law. Prepare!)
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Soon to be invited to the WH to receive that medal for restraint.


17 posted on 02/01/2016 4:47:06 PM PST by SkyDancer ("Nobody Said I Was Perfect But Yet Here I Am")
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The Communist in Chief must have fired all the real Generals, you know, those with a pair.

The Next President needs to cashier every officer who didn't tell Obama to go F*** himself. They put their careers ahead of the service, and the country does not need such people in the Military.

They should have resigned. Now they need to be forced out, and it needs to be made clear to the Military officers that their careers should not come before what is in the best interest of the Nation and it's armed services.

18 posted on 02/01/2016 4:47:08 PM PST by DiogenesLamp ("of parents owing allegiance to no other sovereignty.")
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That’s exactly their plan.


19 posted on 02/01/2016 4:47:21 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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"at the end of the day, you know, it doesn't only matter whether or not you win, it matters how you win."

I wonder if he is just another Obama butt boy? With attitudes like that, we could never have won World War II.

20 posted on 02/01/2016 4:47:24 PM PST by Mark17 (Thank God I have Jesus, there's more wealth in my soul than acres of diamonds and mountains of gold)
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