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Napolitano: Troops not terrorists; they’re idiots who need our protection.

posted at 2:52 am on April 20, 2009 by

I was reading this at Gateway Pundit’s and it clicked:

But Secretary Janet Napolitano added that “a number of groups far too numerous to mention” want to commit domestic terrorism attacks and are looking for new recruits.

She told a cable news network the warning report that went out to American law enforcement agencies was consistent with reports that were issued before.

“Here is the important point. The report is not saying that veterans are extremists. Far from it. What it is saying is returning veterans are targets of right-wing extremist groups that are trying to recruit those to commit violent acts within the country. We want to do all we can to prevent that,” she said.

So it’s a variation on the standard leftist theme that anyone stupid enough to sign up for the military is stupid enough to do anything. As we all know, soldiers are poor and only joined for the money, they are babies, and certainly not possessed of as good judgment as that of teenage girls seeking abortion.  So with these facts in mind, instead of focusing on the right-wing extremist groups which are doing the recruiting, DHS wants “to do all they can to prevent” those helpless soldiers from being recruited again. I mean, if they fell for it once… those suckers!

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There are cultures where one would be required to fall upon their sword after an insult such as this DHS report.

The more Napolitano attempts to extricate herself (and DHS) from this travesty the deeper she finds herself mired. As well she should be.

Rescind the report publicly…dismiss those who signed off on it.

Start paying attention to real threats that are within the purview of DHS. Stay out of things that are not.

coldwarrior on April 20, 2009 at 3:00 AM

Yeah, I saw this too. The first thing that popped into my head was “The Returning Veteran Rehabilitation Center”, where they can’t leave until they’ve been thoroughly brainwashed to be good liberals.

Nethicus on April 20, 2009 at 6:50 AM

every generation of my family has been in the military since the Revolution. I am insulted for all of them. and outraged.

kelley in virginia on April 20, 2009 at 8:01 AM

We want to do all we can to prevent that,” she said.

The worst kind of tyrant is the moralistic busy body who thinks they are doing good for others who need their help.

The skills of veterans can stop or remove a hard tyranny. That is what concerns the Liberal Fascists.

Right_of_Attila on April 20, 2009 at 12:37 PM