Source: Kurt Nimmo
“There is no doubt he (Obama) is intent on emasculating the military and will fire anyone who disagrees with him,” Brady told WorldNetDaily last week.
Disagreeing on issues such as “homosexuals, women in foxholes, the Obama sequester” will result in early retirement. In the past year alone nine generals have been purged from the Pentagon’s ranks. “They are purging everyone” a source told WND.
“Over the past three years, it is unprecedented for the number of four-star generals to be relieved of duty, and not necessarily relieved for cause,” retired Army Lt. Gen. William G. “Jerry” Boykin told F. Michael Maloof. “I believe there is a purging of the military,” he added. “The problem is worse than we have ever seen.”
Boykin also cited reports indicating 197 military officers had been removed by the Obama administration over the last five years.
Boykin pointed to the early retirement of Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, who criticized the Obama administration. McChrystal was forced to retire after an article penned by freelance journalist Michael Hastings appeared in Rolling Stone. Hastings later died under mysterious circumstances.
The greatest purge in U.S. military history has delivered a decisive blow to morale and poses a dangerous weakness to the readiness of troops, warned the U.S. Army’s Chief of Staff, Gen. Raymond Odierno, last month.
Currently there are only two Army brigades — between 7,000 to 10,000 troops — that are rated as combat-ready, less than one-third required for national security requirements, the General explained. “Right now we have in the Army two brigades that are trained. That’s it. Two,” Odierno said in October.
Litmus Test for Firing On American Citizens
In January of this year 2009 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jim Garrow told Alex Jones and Infowars he was informed by a top military veteran that the Obama administration’s “litmus test” for new military leaders hinges on if they will obey orders to fire on U.S. citizens.
“I have just been informed by a former senior military leader that Obama is using a new ‘litmus test’ in determining who will stay and who must go in his military leaders,” Garrow wrote on his Facebook page. “The new litmus test of leadership in the military is if they will fire on US citizens or not. Those who will not are being removed.”
During the Clinton administration in the mid-1990s, similar accusations were made after a survey was given to U.S. Marines at the 29 Palms Marine Corps base in California. The survey allegedly asked the soldiers if they would “fire upon U.S. citizens who refuse or resist confiscation of firearms banned by the United States government.”
In addition, a former Navy SEAL, Ben Smith, said last month that the Obama administration is asking top brass in the military if they would be comfortable with disarming U.S. Citizens.
“Going back to the beginning of this administration, I’ve had friends within the community talking about how they were brought in and questioned with people from more towards the top side and the questioning… where it was pointing was do you feel comfortable disarming American citizens,” Smith told the Alex Jones Show on October 22.
On October 25, a caller to the Alex Jones Show provided footage shot during a FEMA meeting revealing the mindset of the government concerning the Second Amendment and the ability of citizens to protect themselves during a civil emergency. “When the military moves in on your street,” an unidentified official stated during the meeting, “they are now saying you have no more rights.”
Stalin and Hitler Conducted Political Purges of the Military
Obama’s military purge brings to mind Stalin’s purge between October 1940 and February 1942 of the Red Army. This purge is part of a larger Soviet historiography that saw the imprisonment and execution of more than 20,000,000 political enemies by the Soviet secret police and the NKVD.
Stalin and the NKVD were also responsible for purging the Polish military in 1940 and executing around 22,000 officers. Known as the Katyn massacre, the purge was blamed on Nazi Germany by Stalin. The Russian government denied it was responsible for the atrocity until 1990.
Other infamous military purges include Hitler’s Night of the Long Knives in 1934. In addition to purging the street fighting SA faction of the German military after Hitler consolidated power, resulting in murder of Ernst Röhm and the SA leadership, the operation included liquidating the so-called left-wing Strasserist faction of the Nazi Party and the wholesale execution of Nazi opponents.