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Charles1951

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Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« on: August 01, 2013, 06:34:57 PM »
This is almost as disturbing as the cops doing armed robbery. We want our police and military to be our heroes. We don't want to be afraid of them or question their integrity.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/08/01/mexican-cartels-recruiting-hit-men-from-ranks-us-military/
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Re: Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2013, 08:05:33 PM »
Well, you know, finding good-paying employment is difficult, nowadays, especially for recently-mustered-out military personnel.
These guys were just learning a useful trade for later on, and finding ways to put their US-Government-taught skills to profitable use.
Now, what could be wrong with that?

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Re: Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2013, 06:27:56 AM »
Sounds like the cartels are now doing what Blackwater and their like have been doing for years. 

Law Enforcement and Security are about the only areas where combat military training and experience has any direct application.  It's a tough job market and a tough personal transition.  And it's an addiction...
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Re: Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2013, 12:38:39 PM »
Sounds like the cartels are now doing what Blackwater and their like have been doing for years. 

Law Enforcement and Security are about the only areas where combat military training and experience has any direct application.  It's a tough job market and a tough personal transition.  And it's an addiction...

Now imagine this mindset sent out to find out why you Googled pressure cookers and backpacks.
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Re: Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2013, 07:17:29 AM »
Well, you know, finding good-paying employment is difficult, nowadays, especially for recently-mustered-out military personnel.
These guys were just learning a useful trade for later on, and finding ways to put their US-Government-taught skills to profitable use.
Now, what could be wrong with that?

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Nothing wrong, really, when ya consider Burger King and other such jobs waiting for new vets out here in the civilian world.

It's sad but true that it's very hard to being the best in the world and then lowering yourself to just another burger flipper.

I don't blame them.

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Re: Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2013, 04:35:27 AM »
From what I have been reading lately, it's hard to tell law-enforcement from the thugs; the militarization of law-enforcement is becoming an area of concern.
The fact that the GOVERNMENT would even consider removing the natural right to bear arms is the very reason why the 2nd Amendment was written.

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Re: Mexican cartels hiring US soldiers as hit men
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2013, 05:11:47 AM »
From what I have been reading lately, it's hard to tell law-enforcement from the thugs; the militarization of law-enforcement is becoming an area of concern.

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