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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Some days I wonder whether the average member of our military is stupid or whether they simply don't teach you the basic philosophies of warfare. Sadly, I think the answer is that the overwhelming majority aren't intellectually hungry and then there are the few and unique gems like MsSgt who drag the rest around. Tell us, when was the last time you heard of a mall cop being told to fight an armed robber? Better yet, can you tell us why mall cops aren't given guns? I'll give you a clue, they're not paid to defend a state. They're paid to give the appearance of force. Seriously, instead of posting pictures of Ben Franklin, why don't you try reading Sun Tzu or Machiavelli or maybe even Locke? That may help you not come up with ridiculously ignorant questions.

    XIII. Of Auxiliary, Mixed, and National Arms. Machiavelli, Niccolo. 1909-14. The Prince. The Harvard Classics
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by Viktyr Korimir View Post
    It's downright foolish to hire barbarians to defend you when your biggest problem is the barbarians outside the gates.
    The worst part is that whomever points out the most basic flaws in hiring arms is portrayed as being either anti-military or anti-corporation. I find that it's all part of the whitewashing surrounding the word 'mercenary'. They've gone from being universally known as non-patriotic (or downright disloyal) to "defenders" and "contractors". A mercenary in today's context is a trained gun for hire. Nothing more, nothing less.
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    I have a GT score of 140, an IQ of about 136, and am finishing up my Masters Degree while getting qualified in a highly demanding job field (intelligence, in fact) to drop bombs on people. And I read those guys for fun; and so you can go get bent
    Yawn, yes and I'm doing my 3rd PhD in psychoanalysis of e-liars. Now, if you weren't so ridiculously ignorant of what is essentially a basic military fact, I may have believed you. However, I don't. Now, do you feel the need to tell us anything more about your supposed intelligence?
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Can you tell us why mall cops aren't given guns? I'll give you a clue, they're not paid to defend a mall. They're paid to give the appearance of force. Seriously, instead of posting pictures of Ben Franklin, why don't you try reading Sun Tzu or Machiavelli or maybe even Locke? That may help you not come up with ridiculously ignorant questions.

    XIII. Of Auxiliary, Mixed, and National Arms. Machiavelli, Niccolo. 1909-14. The Prince. The Harvard Classics
    Sun Tzu was a pussy, not an Operator

    Now, what is your CQB experience?

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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    blackwater was named after the swamps where their training facilities are located in the U.S.


    XE contractors have to take oaths like the military, to defend the Constitution with their lives. I'm generally in favor of us synergizing with private forces to take the fight to the enemy - but I do wonder that these guys might not get used for 'domestic' purposes.

    I doubt Columbians working for the UAE really care about the US Constitution.

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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by ric27 View Post
    Sun Tzu was a pussy, not an Operator
    Meh, his teachings managed to work out pretty well for the guy who put China together.



    Sorry if I'll take the word of renowned military tacticians over those of random nobodies on the interwebz?
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
    I doubt Columbians working for the UAE really care about the US Constitution.
    C'mon winston. Of course they care. They have to take oaths. Lmao. Might as well rubber stamp them.
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    actually the Catholic Church endorses Just War Theory. And I"m not Catholic, I was raised Methodist.
    Methodist...................that reminded me of a hilarious spoof song that talks about being Methodist a curse from God.

    Its called God Will. You can listen to it here. Be forewarned that adult language is used in the song!

    Edit: It wasn't Methodist, it was Presbyterian.
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Are you sure it's secret?
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    Re: Secret Desert Force Set Up by Blackwater’s Founder

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Yawn, yes and I'm doing my 3rd PhD in psychoanalysis of e-liars. Now, if you weren't so ridiculously ignorant of what is essentially a basic military fact, I may have believed you. However, I don't. Now, do you feel the need to tell us anything more about your supposed intelligence?
    keep strugglin. everything I wrote is true and ric pretty much put you in your place.

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Meh, his teachings managed to work out pretty well for the guy who put China together.
    given that his dynasty lasted all of 15 years - making it the shortest in Chinese history - I'm going to go ahead and say maybe not as such.
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