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Dennis Putnam dap at ILINKS.NET
Sun Jun 8 08:03:05 MDT 1997


At 07:45 AM 6/7/97 -0700, you wrote:

>If it's against military regulations, he broke the regulation - whether he
>was told about it or not.

This is originally posed as a 'tongue in cheek' question however the point
was I was talking about was obeying orders not following regulations. One
cannot disobey an order that is not given.

>Was he general at the time?

Dunno. Does it mattter?

>Every individual in the military chain of command has at least one superior
>officer - with the exception of one.

Not true (except perhpas in this administration), at least in a broad
interpritation. The president is answerable to the people.

>Another interesting aside - if a superior officer is aware that a
>subordinate is violating a regulation, and chooses to let it pass, aren't
>they both in violation?  Aren't both of those conduct unbecoming an officer?

I'm not military but I would certainly think so.

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Dennis Putnam
Loganville, Ga.

Stupid quote epitomizing modern liberalism:

"The whole point of the Constitution is to limit at some point and in some
way popular will."
Robert Post, Berkeley law professor on Ca. prop. 209 restraining order.
(L.A. Times)

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