Trump Still Lining Them Up- Meet "Mad Dog Mattis" - Secretary of Defense

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I say with certainty that this man will be our next Secretary of Defense. Even though our US Congress must pass legislation for this Retired 4 Star General to become the next Secretary of Defense, they will. We now have a Republican Majority, and there is no way, this man will be denied the post. A federal law says that a Secretary of Defense must not have been on active duty in the past 7 years. This man, General Mattis has most certainly been just that. ON DUTY! He is tough, and he is an example of stern, tough leadership. But he also defines leadership. The one thing that Donald Trump does understand is how to put the "right person" in the "right post". A True Leader always does just that. While Trump certainly is not the first at knowledge of our Military, he is showing his skills by making choices to show he cares about the right person on the job. This choice, this General does just that!

Trump Still Lining Them Up- Meet "Mad Dog Mattis" - Secretary of Defense

Today on his "Thank America Tour" Donald Trump announced that his choice for Secretary of Defense will formally be announced on Monday, December 5th. However, he made no bones that this retired General is his pick! If you don't know about this man, you should. He said that the Iran Regime was "the single most enduring threat to stability and peace in the Middle East." General Mattis favors a tougher stance against US forces abroad.

Mattis, who retired as Chief of U.S. Central Command in 2013, has often said that Washington lacks an overall strategy in the Middle East, opting to instead handle issues in an ineffective one-by-one manner.

Mattis, whose nicknames include “Mad Dog” and the “Warrior Monk,” has had a leading hand in some of the U.S. military’s most significant operations in the past 20 years. As a one-star general, he led an amphibious task force of Marines that carried out a November 2001 raid in helicopters on Afghanistan’s Kandahar province, giving the Pentagon a new foothold against the Taliban after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Using the call sign “Chaos,” he commanded a division of Marines during the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 and returned there the following year to lead Marines in bloody street fighting in the city of Fallujah.

Trump Still Lining Them Up- Meet "Mad Dog Mattis" - Secretary of Defense

He was considered a leading contender to become commandant of the Marine Corps in 2010 but was bypassed in favor of Gen. James F. Amos. Instead, Mattis replaced Petraeus as the chief of Central Command, overseeing U.S. military operations across the Middle East.

is unclear whether the legislation required to make Mattis the Pentagon chief will be difficult to obtain from Congress. A 1947 national security law said that a general must wait 10 years from leaving active duty before becoming defense secretary. An exception was granted on a one-time basis for Marshall, with lawmakers saying in special legislation at the time that it was the “sense of the Congress that after General Marshall leaves the office of Secretary of Defense, no additional appointments of military men to that office shall be approved

This United States of America, our One Nation Under God should sleep a little more secure at night. This man, this decorated war hero will be at the Helm of Defending our Country against all enemies both foreign and domestic!!!!

Trump Still Lining Them Up- Meet "Mad Dog Mattis" - Secretary of Defense

Trump Still Lining Them Up- Meet "Mad Dog Mattis" - Secretary of Defense
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  • Izumiblu
    He is being received positively by Democrats as well. However, im seeing a story about how he declined to assist a group of Green Berets that were struck by friendly fire in Afghanistan, when he had resources availble in Baghram less than an hour away and instead the Air Force had to send assistance from from Pakistan 3 or 4 hours way. The story seems to run counter to the persona that has been painted about him so im interested to see if that is a real story or if something is being trumped up against him.
    Is this still revelant?

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  • Marinepilot
    I've met General Mattis. Good man.
    Is this still revelant?

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  • DonRomeo
    A strange person to place faith in. If we ignore that he looks like a Sith, there's still plenty to deal with. That law must have been made for a reason. If laws for rich people are superceeded, probably several thousand prisoners should also be released at his appointment. But the guy himself is from the most controversial theatre in the US forces: USCENTCOM, like you say. He's been in charge of US involvement in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Libya, and Pakistan, including the drone atrocities. His attitude is/was 'its fun to kill people', and his nickname alone should be a warning sign. This guy will bomb, invade and interfere with foreign countries, you can be sure of that. We do not need another Bushist warlord in charge of the JCS and The Pentagon.

    This will probably be a return to the false-flag/post-9/11 doctrine of 2001, and although temperance and coolness isn't as Hollywood as 'we are gonna x America', it saves a Hell of a lot more lives.

    I do expect him to get the waiver, and to join Giuliani, Pompeo, Trump and Flynn in the next Bush adventure of atrocities and global and domestic suffering at the hands of these extremist militants. There are better people to put ones faith in.
  • Paris13
    He is Picking the Best from the Rest!! I Trust Trump's Wisdom and Wariness when it Comes to Our Country Becoming... Great Again.
    He is Doing More in Store than Obama has Done in 8 Gruesome years.
    Thank you for the Kind Invite and Your own Great Works Here, dear, and Patriotism. xx
  • MyExperience
    Damn good choice. Hopefully the next great appointee is Mit. So what if he called out Trump. He's the best man for secty of state.
    • I do agree. Trump is a smart man. He will put the best person in a slot. That is what good leaders do!!! He doesn't make so much personal when it comes to that, but I know he did want Mit to apologize. Wonder if that one will happen? LOL

    • Bygones

  • NexAngelus
    i have not seen anything about absolute choices yet. but he is one of the people obama bascally fired so he would be good to go. 2013 is a long time ago, that is more than enough time as a civilian. 7 years is not going to cut any ties these people have so 4 years difference is not going to make any difference for anyone thinking it is. its like when u are 17. do u think u change on ur 18th birthday? if u are a snowflake go ahead and say yes, most people will say no. and he knows what he is doign with terrorists and isn't afraid to do what needs to be done with them. thats always good. which is part of the reason obama fired him in the first place
    • general who last served as the 11th commander of United States Central Command from August 11, 2010 to March 22, 2013. This is why it must be passed in Congress. He was active in 2013- three years ago, he has NOT been gone 7 years that federal law says he had to be inactive. It will truly take "an Act of Congress" but trust me, he is GOOD TO GO!

  • Cosytoasty
    Isn't he the one who said "I love killing people, it's a hoot?"

    If he's as mad as they say, you lot are probably going to end up with a lot of dead soldiers paying the price for his fantasies.
    • That and hundreds of billions of dollars and Trump's campaign promises to be less interventionist...

    • That quote was taken out of context. It's amazing what kind of narrative you can spin by picking how much of the quote you want to state. That being said, I really don't know much about the guy but here is the actual quote.

      “You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. You know, guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyway. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them. Actually it’s quite fun to fight them, you know. It’s a hell of a hoot. It’s fun to shoot some people. I’ll be right up there with you. I like brawling.”

    • @conkrete721

      That doesn't count as quote mining. It's still sick to enjoy killing people even if those people have done bad things. Killing can be a necessary evil but only fucked up psychos actually enjoy it.

      Maybe him being a psycho/PTSD patient explains how such a smart man who's read the works of Marcus Aurelius could become a trigger happy warmonger who wants to work for Trump.

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  • Rissyanne
    He made a great choice! Even some democrats say so!
  • coolbreeze
    It should be an interesting to see how next year goes when he officially gets into office. And how all his picka for this positions pan out
  • OrdinaryGentleman
    Oh you mean the guy who left Green Beret SOF guys to die in Afghanistan? Brilliant choice! Trump supporters are downright retarded, almost as bad as liberals at this point because they don't believe in truth but would rather hide behind butthurt and immoral superiority; complaining right and left like a bunch of little school girls.

  • martyfellow
    Just another war criminal, but he's at least sensible compared to Trump.
  • Jersey2
    ISIS is going to get the shit kicked out of them! For real.
    • ISIS is already getting the shit kicked out of it and will most likely have lost all of its Iraqi territory by the time Mattis takes office. The only thing Mattis could do is accelerate the fall of ISIS in Raqqa, by a few months at most, by helping Assad and Russia in their scorched-earth policy that kills more civilians than ISIS fighters, but this would be a weird situation for him to be in as it would be helping Iran's allies...

      Of course what Mattis wants most is start a war with Iran: at great expense to the US taxpayer and soldiers' lives devastate a country whose population is among the most modern and educated in the Middle East and who could be great allies to the West once the inevitable uprising against the Ayatollahs has taken place.

  • Dred1614returns
    I'm hoping for Bolton or Petraeus as Secretary of State.
  • jacquesvol
    For someone who dodged draft, mr. T has a strange choice in generals.
    • Did you vote for Clinton? Yes? Congratulations on your pick for draft dodging.

    • jacquesvol

      @ThisAndThat I'm not American thus I didn't vote. But I know Clinton is the better choice.

    • jacquesvol

      A 2+ mn majority of Americans too know Clinton is the better choice. Just look at the popular votes:
      Clinton: 65,259,681 popular votes
      Trump: 62,692,056 popular votes
      Source: https://cookpolitical.com/story/10174

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  • Waffles731
    He'd have been my second choice
    After Chuck Yeager of course
  • MissSakura
    good job.
  • bruce3
    nice take
  • Adigelunar
    good take
  • castratedwhiteguy
    Good choice! Bring on the Mad Dog...
  • grizzlyjake
    So far I like all of Trump's cabinet picks!
  • OpalLi
    two words "mad team"
  • TheSpartan
    He sounds like a badass.
  • Jager66
    lol the memes are great
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