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    Quote Originally Posted by OhOh
    Will israel be similarly warned?
    The Bible makes it clear that the nations which have determined to destroy Israel will be decimated. The Holy Spirit said,“And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.” (Zechariah 12:9)

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    Then there is this:

    "The Quran contains at least 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called 'hypocrites' and warned that Allah will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter."

    The Quran's Verses of Violence

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    So you are suggesting that the Israelis when attacked by the country having noted their displeasure at the use of nuclear tipped missiles, will call on thier God to punish ameristan?

    Religous postings on TD, a new one for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Storekeeper
    The Bible makes it clear that the nations which have determined to destroy Israel will be decimated. The Holy Spirit said,“And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.” (Zechariah 12:9)
    Here's another Bible quote:

    Revelation 2:9 King James Version (KJV)

    I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.


    Also see Revelation 3:9
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    This is the Mad Dog thread, not the Mad Mullahs appreciation thread. We don't need any more liars here, one Mad Dog is sufficient.

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    Psalm 23:4King James Version (KJV)

    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BaitongBoy View Post
    Psalm 23:4King James Version (KJV)

    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
    You do not want to get into a scripture quoting contest with SKkin ...

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    ^ Point taken...Walk softly and carry a big stick...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BaitongBoy View Post
    ^ Point taken...Walk softly and carry a big stick...
    You saw how quickly I backed off when he jumped in? The dude knows his B ... I ... B ... L ... E ... forwards and backwards.


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    ^ Great. More fairy tales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BaitongBoy View Post
    Psalm 23:4King James Version (KJV)

    Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
    Found in every Vietnam vets me moues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bsnub View Post
    ^ Great. More fairy tales.
    Not sure ... but I don't think he believes in any of it any more. Ill let him speak for himself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Storekeeper
    The dude knows his B ... I ... B ... L ... E ... forwards and backwards.
    That's what youthful indoctrination does for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKkin
    That's what youthful indoctrination does for you.
    ...indeed, and the strongest argument for removing such indoctrination from classrooms...I think Mad Dog would agree with me...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat
    I think Mad Dog would agree with me...
    If not he'll just kill you.

    "Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet." ~ Mad Dog

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    what a man! I thank him for his service...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
    what a man! I thank him for his service...
    He's a very unique cat. Life long bachelor who made it to 4 stars.

    Doesn't that make you go "Hmmmmmm"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Storekeeper
    Doesn't that make you go "Hmmmmmm"?
    ??



    ??

    Quote Originally Posted by Storekeeper
    Life long bachelor who made it to 4 stars.
    That is a lot of ass...ummm...kissing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Storekeeper
    Doesn't that make you go "Hmmmmmm"?
    ...not at all: he's married to his job (biblical scholars: note the small "j")...
    Last edited by tomcat; 08-02-2017 at 07:08 AM.

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    How many stars did "madman" Patton have?...

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    Quote Originally Posted by BaitongBoy
    How many stars did "madman" Patton have?
    Pretty sure he died a full 4 star General. Back in those days they often pushed flag officers down to lower ranks after WWII ended. Not sure if he would have been one of them or not had he not passed away shortly after the war ended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Storekeeper View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by BaitongBoy
    How many stars did "madman" Patton have?
    Pretty sure he died a full 4 star General.
    Correct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tomcat
    ...not at all: he's married to his job (biblical scholars: note the small "j")...
    So you were concerned some of us might confuse "job" with Job...


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    Quote Originally Posted by SKkin
    So you were concerned some of us might confuse "job" with Job...
    ...nothing gets past you...

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    https://blog.usni.org/2017/02/15/sec...-nato-sober-up

    "A true sign of mutual respect among friends is to be honest with each other. You demonstrate how much you value a friendship by being clear, direct, and fair when you outline where your friend is either abusing your friendship or is acting in a way that is self-destructive to their well-being and those around them.

    One of the useful secondary effects of being clear and direct with your friends is that you quickly discover, by their reaction, if they were every your friend in the first place.

    The fact that many in NATO have not been contributing in a fair way to collective defense has been an open sore for a long time. Over at my homeblog, we’ve reviewed the issue on a regular basis over the years, most significantly while discussing General Craddock’s 2009 farewell, and Bob Gates’s 2011 speech. There are legion other moments when American and other alliance leaders have openly broached the subject. No one should be on the fainting couch that SECDEF Mattis is taking President Trump’s message on fairness to Brussels.
    As reported by the AP;
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday issued a sharp ultimatum to NATO Wednesday, telling allies they must start increasing defense spending by year’s end or the Trump administration will “moderate its commitment” to them.

    “No longer can the American taxpayer carry a disproportionate share of the defense of Western values,” Mattis told the alliance’s 27 other defense ministers, according to a text of his remarks. “Americans cannot care more for your children’s future security than you do.”

    Mattis noted Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region and the Islamic State group’s hold over parts of Iraq and Syria, and said that “some in this alliance have looked away in denial of what is happening.”
    Using a percentage of GDP is not a perfect benchmark, but it is a good one – fair to large nations and small.

    I served for years seconded to NATO. I greatly care for the alliance and its ideals, but I won’t ignore how it is destroying itself. For over a decade online and face to face with NATO officers, I, along with many others, have warned that the American people have never been comfortable with their global responsibilities post-WW2. They understand and support the requirement grudgingly, but are not comfortable with it.

    The American people also do not like being taken advantage of by freeloaders in their personal, professional, national, or international lives. No one does.

    The trend for the last 15 years has been clear to anyone who was listening; we were just one election away from having the American people decided they were tired of being “Uncle Sucker.” Well, it appears that we had that election, and our NATO allies need to understand this reality.

    Asking for fairness of effort is not an unreasonable request. The rest of the alliance needs to look at joining those members meeting the modest 2% of GDP minimum benchmark; USA, GBR, POL, EST, and even desperately poor GRC. FRA, TUR, LTU, ROM, and LVA are only .5% away.

    The rest of alliance members? There needs to be consequences. Alliance consequences are preferred sooner more than later, or the USA may take steps on its own that no one will like.

    If I may make a simple but effective suggestion to my NATO friends to start? Flags to post.

    If a member state does not reach at least 1.5% by 2019 and 2% of GDP by 2022, then that state will not get a single General Officer/Flag Officer NATO billet, and their allotment of Colonel/Captain (OF5) billets will be reduced by 50%.

    Trust me, that will get attention – and might buy time to prevent unilateral action by the USA against those nations who are content to defend their nation to the last American".


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