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    Default SEALs killed Green Beret

    Wow!

    Green Beret killed in Mali discovered SEALs' illicit cash scheme, report says
    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/13...port-says.html

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    God that is the worst thing i've read.
    “… the greatest detractor from high performance is fear: fear that you are not prepared, fear that you are in over your head, fear that you are not worthy, and ultimately, fear of failure. If you can eliminate that fear—not through arrogance or just wishing difficulties away, but through hard work and preparation—you will put yourself in an incredibly powerful position to take on the challenges you face" - Pete Carroll.

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    I've always wondered about skimming in scenarios like that.

    There would be really no way, outside of a sting operation, to monitor an agent's use of cash to bribe the players in any operation like that.

    If Rambo in Afghanistan is going to bribe Achmed to rat out his cousin MoMo, who would be the wiser if he kept $5k for himself? We throw a lot of money at locals to get info, or services, or assistance. Of course it's necessary because the American dollar reigns supreme the world over and we have a lot of them, but I've always been curious to see what - if any - safeguards are in place to check skimming or outright cash grabs with a bogus explanation.

    For certain there's got to be a high incidence of a potential bribee disappearing after the briber handed over cold hard cash.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pete311 View Post
    Wow!

    Green Beret killed in Mali discovered SEALs' illicit cash scheme, report says
    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/11/13...port-says.html
    Pretty crappy journalist you are, Pete. The title of the article does not say "SEALs Killed Green Beret".

    It says"Green Beret Killed in Mali Discovered SEALs Illicit Cash Scheme"; which, is misleading enough without you piggybacking your own theory as a thread title. The writer purposefully included the 2 events in the same header to lead people like you to an assumption, and you took the bait.

    And military personnel don't go on "administrative leave". That's a civilian deal. You just get reassigned to some shit duty pending the outcome of the investigation, but you aren't on leave. Leave means you get to go sit home. More than likely they will be denied leave if they even request it. The military will want to keep a thumb on their whereabouts.
    My quota of bullshit cop outs from closed minds is full today, Tomorrow's not looking good for you either.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gunny View Post
    Pretty crappy journalist you are, Pete. The title of the article does not say "SEALs Killed Green Beret".

    It says"Green Beret Killed in Mali Discovered SEALs Illicit Cash Scheme"; which, is misleading enough without you piggybacking your own theory as a thread title. The writer purposefully included the 2 events in the same header to lead people like you to an assumption, and you took the bait.

    And military personnel don't go on "administrative leave". That's a civilian deal. You just get reassigned to some shit duty pending the outcome of the investigation, but you aren't on leave. Leave means you get to go sit home. More than likely they will be denied leave if they even request it. The military will want to keep a thumb on their whereabouts.
    Did you read the article?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete311 View Post
    Did you read the article?
    Yep. Did you? "Ongoing investigation" and "persons of interest" comes to mind; not, convicted without evidence by Pete and Yellow journalism.
    My quota of bullshit cop outs from closed minds is full today, Tomorrow's not looking good for you either.

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    Default I'm going to use petey's brand of journalism....let's see how he feels?

    Petey knows somebody, who knows somebody, who knew somebody that knew somebody who took part in a Money Scam that ending in the death of somebody petey claimed he knew. So...we must assume...Petey is responsible????

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    Quote Originally Posted by aboutime View Post
    Petey knows somebody, who knows somebody, who knew somebody that knew somebody who took part in a Money Scam that ending in the death of somebody petey claimed he knew. So...we must assume...Petey is responsible????
    Sounds like guilt by association to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Black Diamond View Post
    Sounds like guilt by association to me.
    He DID break the "news" first ....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gunny View Post
    He DID break the "news" first ....

    And his source was the 'DAILY BEAST". Not a friendly sort of rag toward the Military, or anything Honest that might expose Liberals who hate Trump, and America equally. Using FOX is as much being a hypocrite as if petey wrote it himself.
    Last edited by aboutime; 11-13-2017 at 08:34 PM.

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    The thread title and the post are in keeping with the intent of the linked article. What it looks like is the SEALs killed the SF Soldier. It's not disingenuous to make that leap.
    “… the greatest detractor from high performance is fear: fear that you are not prepared, fear that you are in over your head, fear that you are not worthy, and ultimately, fear of failure. If you can eliminate that fear—not through arrogance or just wishing difficulties away, but through hard work and preparation—you will put yourself in an incredibly powerful position to take on the challenges you face" - Pete Carroll.

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