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    Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Amazing how influential conspiracy theorists have become in today's America. A wacko guy like Alex Jones now has the power to convince thousands of Texans that a military exercise is nothing more than a front for the Marxist Kenyan's attempt to create a dictatorship. The political pressure now has Greg Abbott ordering his Texas State Guard (not the National Guard) out to keep watch on US military personnel in Texas.

    Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered members of the Texas Military to monitor federal troops in an upcoming two-month training exercise planned for the Lone Star State.

    Operation Jade Helm will bring the U.S. military's most elite soldiers, including the Green Berets and Navy SEALS, to Texas for simulated special operations in a hostile territory. But plans for the exercise have roused fears in many Texans of a federal occupation.

    In a letter to Major General Gerald Betty of the Texas State Guard, Abbott said his order was "to address concerns of Texas citizens."

    "During the training operation, it is important that Texans know their safety, constitutional rights, private property right and civil liberties will not be infringed," the governor wrote. "I am directing the Texas State Guard to monitor Operation Jade Helm 15."
    Here's one article from Alex Jones website: Prison Planet.com » Jade Helm: Texas Labeled ‘Hostile’ Yet Again by Army
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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

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    Gov. Abbott Directs Texas State Guard To Monitor Operation Jade Helm 15
    http://www.debatepolitics.com/milita...helm-15-a.html

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    http://www.debatepolitics.com/polls/...al-troops.html

    Just saying.
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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Does Alex Jones REALLY believe that the US Military would turn on the American people ?

    On their Sisters, Brothers, nieces, nephews mothers and fathers ?

    That they would follow the orders of a President with very little popularity among Military personnel to go out and atfack their own ??

    As for Greg Abbott I don't see any harm in what he's doing.

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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    You can tell a Texan, not much, but you can tell him...
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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Does Alex Jones REALLY believe that the US Military would turn on the American people ?

    On their Sisters, Brothers, nieces, nephews mothers and fathers ?

    That they would follow the orders of a President with very little popularity among Military personnel to go out and atfack their own ??

    As for Greg Abbott I don't see any harm in what he's doing.
    Hell no they wouldn't. Soldiers have never followed orders to attack their fellow citizens.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Does Alex Jones REALLY believe that the US Military would turn on the American people ?

    On their Sisters, Brothers, nieces, nephews mothers and fathers ?

    That they would follow the orders of a President with very little popularity among Military personnel to go out and atfack their own ??

    As for Greg Abbott I don't see any harm in what he's doing.
    It is fairly harmless, but it is also pretty ****ing stupid. Texans should be seriously embarrassed at who they elected right now.
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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    It is fairly harmless, but it is also pretty ****ing stupid. Texans should be seriously embarrassed at who they elected right now.
    Well, at least one former legislator was embarrassed enough to write the governor.

    In his letter to the governor, Todd Smith of Euless, who retired from public office in 2013, said he is “horrified that I have to choose between the possibility that my Governor actually believes this stuff and the possibility that my Governor doesn’t have the backbone to stand up to those who do.”

    He said he wrote because the thought that the U.S. military would be a threat to Texas is “embarrassing” and it is important “to rational governance that thinking Republicans call you out on it.”



    Former GOP lawmaker blisters Abbott for ‘pandering to idiots’ over military exercises | | Dallas Morning News
    And everybody thought that the Lt. Governor, Dan Patrick, was the nutty one......LOL!!!
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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Does Alex Jones REALLY believe that the US Military would turn on the American people ?

    On their Sisters, Brothers, nieces, nephews mothers and fathers ?

    That they would follow the orders of a President with very little popularity among Military personnel to go out and atfack their own ??

    As for Greg Abbott I don't see any harm in what he's doing.
    Did you know that US troops have already fired on their own? That they fired on, killed a few and arrested others, fellow GIs from the old Brown Shoe Army nearly a century ago?

    That US troops and National Guard fired on and killed unarmed students at Kent State?

    That US troops "guarding the border" for the war on drugs shot and killed Ezekiel Hernandez, a young shepherd?

    That US police officers daily taze, beat, and kill unarmed people?

    Stanley Milgram's experiments, and many others, have proven that humans WILL torture other humans and will kill other humans if they are so directed by authority figures. Obedience To Authority is a powerful motivator in humans.

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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Does Alex Jones REALLY believe that the US Military would turn on the American people ?

    On their Sisters, Brothers, nieces, nephews mothers and fathers ?
    History shows there are ways for governments to do just that.

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    Re: Texas governor orders troops to 'monitor' Jade Helm

    Quote Originally Posted by Redress View Post
    It is fairly harmless, but it is also pretty ****ing stupid. Texans should be seriously embarrassed at who they elected right now.

    We're too busy counting our money and admiring our low unemployment and crime rates.

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