submitted 2 weeks ago by [email protected] to c/[email protected]

Text tells service members that participation could jeopardize their military career

Saw this on Google News. Fear mongering and rage-baiting at its finest.

Someone recently questioned why I'd post a link to a Fox News article, as we know them to be full of shit (suggesting that I was spreading their message). I trust Lemmy users to be intelligent enough to know the difference. You need to be cognizant of the enemy's propaganda to understand the fight.

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[-] [email protected] 57 points 2 weeks ago* (last edited 2 weeks ago)

Wait, you're upset that the military is instilling fear in the service members by telling them that associating with fascist dictators and their cronies will jeopardize their military career?

I mean, that's just common fucking sense, that's not fear mongering. It's a simple reminder of their Oath Of Enlistment, which every service member takes.

If you aren't working to uphold the constitution, you can be dishonorably discharged. Full stop.

Did you forget about the failed auto coup attempt or something?

[-] [email protected] 15 points 2 weeks ago

They didn't forget, but its their mission to make sure their viewers do.

[-] [email protected] 48 points 2 weeks ago

I trust Lemmy users to be intelligent

Let me stop you right there

[-] [email protected] 28 points 2 weeks ago* (last edited 2 weeks ago)

This isn’t fear mongering. You cannot participate in political rallies etc in uniform.

Edit: this is more of a weekend safety brief thing

At issue was a planned Nov. 17 event dubbed the "Dakota Patriot Rally" at the state fairgrounds in Minot, and the text warned personnel "to be cautious" if they were in the area, especially because some rally-goers "could be confrontational to military members."

[-] [email protected] 3 points 2 weeks ago

I can't find the original, supposedly it was on a snco/nco/amn Facebook page.

[-] [email protected] 14 points 2 weeks ago

I get that you trust people to know Fox is full of shit, but why use them as a source then?

[-] [email protected] 8 points 2 weeks ago

What? Who's the enemy here, what are you talking about?

[-] [email protected] 7 points 2 weeks ago

You over-estimate my intelligence.🤪

[-] [email protected] 6 points 2 weeks ago

Paywall, and Fox News.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 2 weeks ago* (last edited 2 weeks ago)

Lemmy users are just as dumb and biased as anywhere else.

[-] [email protected] 17 points 2 weeks ago

Humans anywhere are humans anywhere.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 2 weeks ago

People are people, so why should it be you and I should get along so awfully?

[-] [email protected] 1 points 2 weeks ago

you're full of shit.. you are rage-baiting..

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