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Trump calls on troops to keep him in office

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?

  • No, the military will not follow unlawful orders

    Votes: 11 91.7%
  • Yes, the military does what the president says

    Votes: 1 8.3%

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House Armed Services Chairman says military won't obey that order.

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?

Our military's first duty is to the country, and that means defending POTUS. If trump loses, he won't be POTUS after January 21, 2021.

As a fallback, it doesn't hurt that he's royally pissed off just about every general he's come into contact with. Not exactly the best way to try to illegally occupy the White House. ;)
 

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Oh FFS. This article is a bit of a reach don't you think?
 

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Who needs Russia if we have the media?
 

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House Armed Services Chairman says military won't obey that order.

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?
Hell No, the military swear to defend the Constitution and the Nation from all enemies both foreign and domestic. At that point he would not only not be their Commander he would be an enemy of the Constitution and the Nation, if anything they would arrest him.
 

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Hell No, the military swear to defend the Constitution and the Nation from all enemies both foreign and domestic. At that point he would not only not be their Commander he would be an enemy of the Constitution and the Nation, if anything they would arrest him.
and we are off and running
 

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House Armed Services Chairman says military won't obey that order.

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?
No, I do not. Our troops are much more patriotic and caring than the bloated sleazebag stinking up our White House.
 

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House Armed Services Chairman says military won't obey that order.

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?

So a completely created issue. Not in the least backed by reality, just hyper-partisan assumption bias?

This is a moot question as Trump would neither expect, not ask such a thing.

Nor would "the military" do such a thing.

This isn't a banana republic like the old game "Junta," or the computer game "Tropico." This is the USA.

So my answer is... Of course not.

But I won't vote in the poll. For the reasons stated.
 
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Who needs Russia if we have the media?
Who needs Putin when you have Trump. Words matter. The POTUS should be making statements that affirm the sanctity and integrity of our elections and deep respect for our tradition of honoring the will of the people by effecting a peaceful transition of power. Instead, he is doing the opposite. His actions border on treason.
 

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When Trump wins and the dems try take it away from him then the military should step in and obey a direct order from the Commander-in-chief to restore order.
 

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Who needs Putin when you have Trump. Words matter. The POTUS should be making statements that affirm the sanctity and integrity of our elections and deep respect for our tradition of honoring the will of the people by effecting a peaceful transition of power. Instead, he is doing the opposite. His actions border on treason.
Now you know that is not how trump works, he is a divider not a uniter. Believe this, there will be investigations when the Dems regain power, lots of investigations, and people will be held accountable for their actions.
 

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Our military takes an oath to defend the Constitution from all enemies foreign and domestic. A POTUS who tries to defy the Constitution would be toast.
 

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House Armed Services Chairman says military won't obey that order.

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?
He is cracking up. I don't think he can hold it together much longer.

Break out the butterfly nets and the straight jacket.
 

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Who needs Putin when you have Trump. Words matter. The POTUS should be making statements that affirm the sanctity and integrity of our elections and deep respect for our tradition of honoring the will of the people by effecting a peaceful transition of power. Instead, he is doing the opposite. His actions border on treason.

Now if only the Democrats believed in and supported the "sanctity" and "integirty" of our elections...and the tradition of honoring "the will of the people."

Instead, they are too busy trying to undermine the established Constitutional processes, and also pushing for "mass-mail voting" knowing it could takes weeks if not months to tally the votes, and then there is always all those "problems" with lost ballots, rejected ballots, and voter fraud.
 

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He is cracking up. I don't think he can hold it together much longer.

Break out the butterfly nets and the straight jacket.
Thinking he will get far more bizarre the more desperate he gets, oh and we can sadly also expect the same from his followers here and elsewhere.....are we having fun yet
 

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He is cracking up. I don't think he can hold it together much longer.

Break out the butterfly nets and the straight jacket.

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House Armed Services Chairman says military won't obey that order.

Do you think the military would keep Trump in office illegally?

The moment that happens, we immediately have TWO competing militaries, i.e. CIVIL WAR.
Let's take a running bet as to which military will win.
 

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Now if only the Democrats believed in and supported the "sanctity" and "integirty" of our elections...and the tradition of honoring "the will of the people."

Instead, they are too busy trying to undermine the established Constitutional processes, and also pushing for "mass-mail voting" knowing it could takes weeks if not months to tally the votes, and then there is always all those "problems" with lost ballots, rejected ballots, and voter fraud.

Bill Barr and Chris Wray have stated there is zero evidence of widespread voter fraud. I don’t htink they’re lying to us, do you?

And it’ll take however long it takes to count our votes. There is nothing that says the election must be certified that evening. This is a GOP created myth.
 

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Who needs Russia if we have the media?

Let's pretend that that story did not come from "NEWSWEEK" but instead from just some guy with a tape recorder who recorded Adam Smith saying those words.

Do we still continue to BLAME THE MEDIA for everything the way you are doing right now?
The media asked a question that deserved to be asked, given Trump's continuing UNSOLICITED REMARKS on the subject.
 

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Now if only the Democrats believed in and supported the "sanctity" and "integirty" of our elections...and the tradition of honoring "the will of the people."

Instead, they are too busy trying to undermine the established Constitutional processes, and also pushing for "mass-mail voting" knowing it could takes weeks if not months to tally the votes, and then there is always all those "problems" with lost ballots, rejected ballots, and voter fraud.

There is nothing a-constitutional about mail voting. We have the system here in Colorado. It works great, without problem. BTW, every state that mails ballots to all registered voters are states that are out of Trump's reach, except Utah, which is out of the reach of Biden. This whole matter is moot.


Trump is unnecessarily complaining. He has no basis for the complaints he is making. Obviously he does not believe he can win the election or he would not behave as he has (he is actually correct on that point). The net effect is to undermine the integrity of the American electoral process, a fundamental tenet of our democracy. That makes his actions treasonous (and those that would sanction such behavior complicit in that treasonous behavior).

I see no evidence of democrats not honoring the will of the people in elections or ever threatening they would not honor the vote. See also Gore v. Bush. If you have something to say on this subject, lets hear your specific complaint AND lets see your documentation of same, otherwise please sit down.
 
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Now if only the Democrats believed in and supported the "sanctity" and "integirty" of our elections...and the tradition of honoring "the will of the people."

Instead, they are too busy trying to undermine the established Constitutional processes, and also pushing for "mass-mail voting" knowing it could takes weeks if not months to tally the votes, and then there is always all those "problems" with lost ballots, rejected ballots, and voter fraud.

We received our absentee ballots on Tuesday and returned our ballots, 3 of them, on the same day at our Registrars office. What a silly post, Captain.
 

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