June 6th, 2014

I was wondering…

…whether anyone who served with Bergdahl in Afghanistan is defending him.

The answer appears to be “no”:

To date, not a single member of Bergdahl’s platoon has come forward to say that he was a loyal solider who was captured while he was doing his duties.

I bet they’ll manage to find one and trot him/her out, though. And somehow that will invalidate the unanimity of the others.

[NOTE: Here's a pretty good summary of the Bergdahl incident so far.]

11 Responses to “I was wondering…”

  1. Artfldgr Says:

    On another note, Google is declining to celebrate the defeat of nazi socialism adn communism in europe.

    ie. GOOGLE WANTED HITLER TO WIN

    that would make a good article title.

    given the way google celebrates black exterminator Sanger, but declines to celebrate the defeat or nazism, and promots blacn nazism, that Google is in favor of race based despotism.

    you only have to compare the images of what they celebrate to what they dont…

    Google celebrated Sanger, who created the negro project and got a pat on the back from the men who created the final solution

    in 2014 they celebrated
    Rachel Carson whose book silent spring lied (like meade and kinsey), to advance the global environmental movement. the results of her work included halting the eradication of malaria, and insuring that african blacks would continue to die in the millions, helping with Sangers original premise that such people really have no place in this world

    Mary Anning celebrated as a great person who science just didnt let participate… an untruth, as women could particpate, IF They could do the work and VERY few could… they had to negate the top to make it appear differently in the US, but note, since they been taking the prizes, our standing world wide has gone down… if you remove the fastest horses from the local competition, the slower ones win, and appear to be able to beat them, but when they run in the world, the world beats the tarts full of themselves

    then they celebrated rubiks cube, a puzzle invented by a soviet…
    then Dorothy Hodgkin, Mothers day, the communist take over of south africa, Alla Rakha indian tabla player (cause he was with ravi chankar), then another celebration of the communist take over of south africa, then Saint George’s Day (that celebrates his death), then communist earth day, Charlotte Brontë who feminism loves jayne eyre, Peak District cause its the first commons (park), B. R. Ambedkar a dalit communist who strived for equal rights of the Dalit (a social revolution), Percy Lavon Julian a black researcher and pioneer in chemical synthesis (but if your a transexual, his work in steroids is interesting),Dorothy Height black social activist (ie. communist), Agnes Martin a person celebrated who helped make art meaningless, empty, narcissistic and something anyone can do without talent and a large social contingent celebrating the talented lack of talent, then communist international womens day, John Steinbeck celebrated by communists for grapes of wrath etc., Sarojini Naidu socialist activist politician, Russia sochi olympics, Harriet Tubman as she was for womens sufferage, etc

    you have to be a communist, black or a woman to appear… or all three for the deadly combination..

    so of course they would not celebrate the defeat of nazism, a form of socialism…

    google would have preferred the nazis with stalin won\
    but for some reason, i think that many of the people that work there and so on, would not have survived till now to do that work and even invent google..

    these people think they are so great such evil and horrid things would never touch them…

    guess again Robespierre..

  2. Bill West Says:

    Rachel Maddow defended Bergdahl in a way, by drawing the comparison between him and Pvt. Lynch in Iraq.

    http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2014/jun/05/rachel-maddow/maddow-pentagon-made-story-jessica-lynchs-heroism/

    Yes, they were both absent from the place they were supposed to be. And yes, soldiers were sent to rescue them.

    But the difference involves a concept that repeatedly eludes the Left: intent. It’s the difference between an accident and a crime. We have separate judicial systems to handle matters differentiated by intent.

    To the Left, though, intent means nothing. For example, if person A is offended by person B, then person B is culpable regardless of person B’s intent.

    By extension, Bergdahl’s intentional departure from his post is little different from Lynch’s having made a wrong turn.

  3. I Callahan Says:

    I doubt that there will be anyone to come forward. Unless they manufacture someone who wasn’t even there.

  4. Yancey Ward Says:

    Wait- you mean to say Eugene Robinson, Brian Buetler, and Joan Walsh were in Bergdahl’s platoon? Really??

  5. Yancey Ward Says:

    Yikes. That was “weren’t”.

  6. M J R Says:

    “I bet they’ll manage to find one and trot him/her out, though. And somehow that will invalidate the unanimity of the others.”

    Analogy:

    “one” = John F. Kerry
    “the others” = the Swiftboaters

    We all know whom the mainstreamers believed, but they even managed to turn “Swiftboat” into a verb [a la "Bork"], meaning “to lie about”.

    Sigh.

  7. Ymarsakar Says:

    The Left is beginning to use NLP (mind control via language or Newspeak) to movie their zombies around. Zombie Apoc, watch out.

  8. kcom Says:

    He’s being Swiftboated, and rightfully so. Swiftboating, contrary to the leftist fantasy, means all the men you served with and who have firsthand experience of what you did while deployed come forward and tell their stories of what a loser you are (yes, that’s you, John Kerry). If firsthand, eyewitness testimony of people around you is good enough for a court of law to convict you and sentence you to death for a murder, then it’s good enough to describe what your actions were in a battle zone.

    (P.S. Can you believe the admin official who implied that his platoon-mates were psychopaths? Simply astounding. How could the administration possibly be that invested in Bowe Bergdahl, of all people, to ‘dis’ so many upstanding soldiers that way. Is politics really all there is to these people? Yes, yes, I jest. LOL)

  9. Beverly Says:

    OT: The Ace of Spades podcast got into the issue of whether we should endorse, e.g., transsexuals’ claims to be women or men, when their biology is clearly that of the opposite sex: also the firestorm that greeted Kevin D. Williamson’s column in the Chicago Sun-Times on this issue.

    The boys were laughing and kicking the idea around, but it struck me they were missing the point. The idea is to break your mind and your will, like the Director did to Winston in “1984.”

    Then I found this, and wanted to pass it on:

    “The phrase “two plus two makes five” (or “2 + 2 = 5″) is sometimes used as a succinct and vivid representation of an illogical statement, especially one made and maintained to suit an ideological agenda. Its common use originates from its inclusion in the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, where it is contrasted with the true, mathematical phrase “two plus two make four”.

    Orwell’s protagonist, Winston Smith, uses it to consider the possibility that the State might declare “two plus two makes five” as a fact; he ponders that if everybody believes in it, does that make it true?

    “The novel 1984 wasn’t the first time Orwell mentioned the concept. During his employment at the BBC he became familiar with the methods of Nazi propaganda. In his essay “Looking Back on the Spanish War,” published 4 years before 1984 was written:

    ‘Nazi theory indeed specifically denies that such a thing as “the truth” exists. […]

    ‘The implied objective of this line of thought is a nightmare world in which the Leader, or some ruling clique, controls not only the future but THE PAST.

    If the Leader says of such and such an event, “It never happened”—well, it never happened. If he says that two and two are five—well, two and two are five. This prospect frightens me much more than bombs […]‘

    It is probable that Orwell derived this notion from Nazi Reichsmarschall Hermann Göring, who once, in a debatably hyperbolic display of loyalty to Adolf Hitler, declared, “If the Fuhrer wants it, two and two make five!”

    In Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel Notes from Underground, the protagonist implicitly supports the idea of two plus two making five, spending several paragraphs considering the implications of rejecting the statement “two plus two makes four.”

    His purpose is not ideological, however. Instead, he proposes that it is the free will to choose or reject the illogical as well as the logical that makes mankind human. He adds: “I admit that two times two makes four is an excellent thing, but if we are to give everything its due, two times two makes five is sometimes a very charming thing too.”

    http://www.netcharles.com/orwell/articles/col-twoplustwo.htm

  10. Beverly Says:

    Actually, maybe it’s NOT so off-topic.

    This business of the Left insisting that everyone believe their endless lies and BS is a kind of mind-rape. Against Our Will.

    That Orwell feared it more than bombs is telling.

  11. Ymarsakar Says:

    Weapons of mass deception are more powerful than WMDs, if only because WMD use is limited, but deception is limitless.

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