Giant Communist Robot wrote:
GCR....He's kinda touchy today eh??
I can never be sure that its someone else, 'cause its almost always me. Is there anyone here whose toes I haven't stepped on? Piq, OT, Shapley, and you Jaimie. Now I'll add Haggis.
If I haven't insulted you yet, just wait your turn, OK?
Any claim that military law does not provide Americans citizens with the same rights and protections guaranteed by the Constitution is
I truly wasn't angry just stunned that some people still believe that the UCMJ somehow implies that American serving in the military are treated as second class citizens.
Wow, I spent 24 years as a military criminal investigator intimately familiar with the UCMJ and never realized that.
Okay, snarky, I grant you. I generally revise my original posts and genuinely try to remove unhelpful and gratuitous language. I think I’m usually successful. By way of explanation rather than mitigation, I was getting ready to walk out of the house on an errand and didn’t review my post as critically as I would have normally; my apologies.
[snark]In other news Signs of the long-dreaded backlash against Muslim Americans have begun to appear, despite the efforts of the liberal media to portray Nidal Malik Hasan as the victim of his own excessive empathy. The Danville Express
Police arrested 22-year-old Abdul Walid Hamid of Hayward on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 4, after he reportedly tore a crucifix from a person's neck and scared others at Stoneridge Shopping Center.
Hamid, an employee at a mall kiosk near Starbucks, has been charged with battery, terrorist threats and grand theft.
According to reports, Hamid was yelling "Allah is power" and "Islam is great" while holding a pen in a fist over his head. Witnesses said he shouted anti-Christian comments, said police.
Lt. Mike Elerick of the Pleasanton Police Department said the man was not provoked and didn't threaten violence, but he committed robbery when he grabbed and broke a crucifix off someone's neck.
Oh, wait--never mind. Wrong backlash[/snark]