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Is a military coup in the US unthinkable?

pantagruella 2012/12/12 17:03:10
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  • Broken 2012/12/14 00:55:44
    Yes
    Broken
    As a very long term officer in the Army, I can say with 100 certainty that we will never have a military coup in this country. No officer could get the bulk of the military to follow them in taking such action.
  • 11Bravo... Broken 2013/06/10 00:42:38 (edited)
    11BravoCibVet
    Realize this is an old thread but I hope to hell your wrong. The coup has allready occured and it will end up being a civil war that .Mil intervention could prevent. The oath is paramount and to reestablish lawful government of , by, and for the people it would at this point be merited. The United States Government is illegitimate until the situation is rectified. Bush and Obama should be cellmates until their trials.. And if you saw Panetta say that permission for US Combat operations need only come from Nato or the UN, and you dont see that the coup has allready occured on so many levels? Then you Sir have allready abandoned your oath. God bless and God speed to the reestablished and lawfull government of the United States. Until then I withdraw all consent and support .
  • Denny Boy 2012/12/14 00:12:51
    No
    Denny Boy
    +1
    It happens all the time. Especially in south america and mexico
  • FlyGalsMom 2012/12/13 20:08:53
    No
    FlyGalsMom
    +1
    Apparently, things in the USA have caused these guys to start a dialogue on "What IF"

    http://oathkeepers.org/oath/c...
  • sneekyfoot 2012/12/13 14:10:38
    Yes
    sneekyfoot
    +1
    chicken coup maybe
  • Drummerboy 2012/12/13 12:55:57
  • Israel 2012/12/13 11:28:32
  • CommieHunter - AFCL- PWCM 2012/12/13 09:23:10 (edited)
    Yes
    CommieHunter - AFCL- PWCM
    +2
    I believe it's possible considering the despicable way Obama has treated our military & his subversion of the Constitution.

    edit* lol... a trick question. yes=no & no=yes.. I want to change my answer.
    NO it's not unthinkable, & YES a military coup is possible...
  • Andy Fletcher 2012/12/13 09:05:07
    Yes
    Andy Fletcher
    +2
    It's possible. It's not like we haven't had a "state sanctioned" regime change once already. But as we normally picture a military coup, I think it highly unlikely. You have to remember, our soldiers are Americans also. One of the reasons I crack up when folks claim a revolution would be impossible in America. That we couldn't fight the military. Of course most who think that way never served, and wouldn't even contemplate it if we were actually invaded by a foreign power. Whatever would affect Americans enough to actually revolt would also be affecting our soldiers and their families.
  • TheTruth1313 2012/12/13 07:04:05
    Undecided
    TheTruth1313
    +1
    It is certainly not unthinkable. Actually, MacArther himself had turned in a group of generals that were in the early stages of plotting to do just that back in the 30's. The kicker here is that they had planned on making MacArther the leader.
  • Earthly Resident 2012/12/13 06:44:22
    No
    Earthly Resident
    wars among man r inevitable, we can nvr know who's next
  • NYCbrit 2012/12/13 06:25:13
    No
    NYCbrit
    +1
    Not completely out of the realm of possibilities.
  • Thor American EXPAT n New G... 2012/12/13 06:16:07
    Yes
    Thor American EXPAT n New Guinea
    +1
    America does not have the Culture for it to be successful. THAT being said. Our AMERICAN culture is giving way to third world political correctness. Once it has infected the culture both in the civilian sector then the military all bets are off.
  • peggy 2012/12/13 05:32:05
    Yes
    peggy
    +3
    Yeah we need one. That's one way to impeachment ...lol
  • wtw 2012/12/13 05:20:45
    Yes
    wtw
    Won't happen
  • My Queen 2012/12/13 04:51:54
    Yes
    My Queen
    +1
    Yes it is and a very poor idea.
  • ☆astac☆~PWCM 2012/12/13 04:47:24
    Yes
    ☆astac☆~PWCM
    +4
    I would support one right now against obama and his supporters
  • peggy ☆astac☆... 2012/12/13 05:35:37
    peggy
    +3
    Me too. Bring it.
  • santa6642 2012/12/13 04:25:20
    No
    santa6642
    +3
    It can happen.
  • peggy santa6642 2012/12/13 05:36:45
    peggy
    +2
    Its our salvation from owebummer
  • cutter's falls 2012/12/12 17:07:21

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