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    Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    From The Independent

    Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Donald Trump has complained that US border troops cannot “get a little rough” with migrants because “everybody would go crazy”.
    The president lamented that his military “can’t act like they would normally act” by being heavy-handed with refugee families.

    He blamed “horrible laws that Democrats will not change” and said he was considering deploying more troops to the Mexico border to stop migrants attempting to cross into the US.

    Speaking to reporters in Texas, Mr Trump said: “I’m going to have to call up more military.

    "But our military, don’t forget, can’t act like a military would act because if they get a little rough, everybody would go crazy. So our military can’t act like they would normally act, or let’s say another military from another country would act.

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    It appears that Mr. Trump would prefer that the US Army have the same freedom to kill people in other countries as the IDF does (or the same ability to beat people senseless that the Brown Shirts or Mayor Daley's Chicago Police Department had).
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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Quote Originally Posted by TU Curmudgeon View Post
    From The Independent

    Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Donald Trump has complained that US border troops cannot “get a little rough” with migrants because “everybody would go crazy”.
    The president lamented that his military “can’t act like they would normally act” by being heavy-handed with refugee families.

    He blamed “horrible laws that Democrats will not change” and said he was considering deploying more troops to the Mexico border to stop migrants attempting to cross into the US.

    Speaking to reporters in Texas, Mr Trump said: “I’m going to have to call up more military.

    "But our military, don’t forget, can’t act like a military would act because if they get a little rough, everybody would go crazy. So our military can’t act like they would normally act, or let’s say another military from another country would act.

    COMMENT:-

    It appears that Mr. Trump would prefer that the US Army have the same freedom to kill people in other countries as the IDF does (or the same ability to beat people senseless that the Brown Shirts or Mayor Daley's Chicago Police Department had).
    I'd like to see our military be able to use this on the border:

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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    I'd like to see our military be able to use this on the border:

    Machine guns and landmines are cheaper and MUCH more "American".

    Besides, if you sued that, it wouldn't take but a minute before someone nicknamed it "The Voice Of Trump".
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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Quote Originally Posted by TU Curmudgeon View Post
    Machine guns and landmines are cheaper and MUCH more "American".

    Besides, if you sued that, it wouldn't take but a minute before someone nicknamed it "The Voice Of Trump".
    shrug...

    I like non-lethal when dealing with civilians. You seem to disagree.

    So it goes...
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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    shrug...

    I like non-lethal when dealing with civilians. You seem to disagree.

    So it goes...

    Trump seems to disagree with you. And TUC is right, what is more American than shooting people? I suppose we could chuck apple pies at them but I'm not sure it would be as effective as bullets.
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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Mycroft View Post
    shrug... I like non-lethal when dealing with civilians. You seem to disagree. So it goes...
    Trump seems to prefer a more 'traditional' approach that leans more toward violent area defense systems and not pricey point defense systems.... I wonder how much your solution would cost to do in more than a Pentagon Parking lot...

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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    So Trump was sending troops to massacre border-crossers?

    That was his plan all along?

    I mean, it's technically within our rights, but blaming Democrats and their "liberal" laws for not preventing a massacre?

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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    That whole posse comitatus thing sure is inconvenient.
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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    What does Trump even know about the military. Oh that's right, he probably saw some old war movies on tv.

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    Re: Trump complains US troops at border 'can't get a little rough, like they would normally'

    Quote Originally Posted by kitsune View Post
    Trump seems to disagree with you. And TUC is right, what is more American than shooting people? I suppose we could chuck apple pies at them but I'm not sure it would be as effective as bullets.
    shrug...

    Contrary to the nonsensical thinking from our Trump hating brethren here on DP, Trump and I don't always agree.
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