Marine Sgt. Gary Stein has said he will not follow unlawful orders from Barack Obama (and presumably any Commander in Chief). He specifically refers to orders to disarm U.S. citizens or orders to kill Americans. This emanated from a Facebook conversation about putting on trial, the soldiers in Afghanistan said to be responsible for burning Korans. In the meantime, our Congress has passed legislation, and Obama has signed it, allowing Americans to be labeled ‘belligerents,’ – someone hostile to the U.S., but with no further definition.
Sgt. Stein started the Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots. It appears while the page is still up, all of Stein’s posts have been removed.
Stein, 26, of Temecula, is also the founder of an Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots Facebook page, which prompted Marine Corps officials to warn him in 2010 about his political activities.
Stein said officials indicated on Monday that he may be charged with violating a provision of the Uniform Code of Military Justice addressing “good order and discipline in the armed forces, or conduct of a nature to bring discredit upon the armed forces.”
“I’ve had better days,” Stein said after meeting with his commanders. “They’ve read me my rights and said I made disloyal comments about the president, and are now questioning whether I can even run the page.”…
Stein’s new trouble started over a recent discussion on his personal page in which he said he wouldn’t follow orders from the president.
The discussion centered on an investigation and possible charging of troops for accidentally burning copies of the Quran, the Muslim holy book, in Afghanistan.
“I said I wouldn’t follow the orders,” Stein acknowledged. “But what I also said —- and what wasn’t included in the complaint that was sent —- is that I said I wouldn’t follow unlawful orders, such as taking away weapons from U.S. citizens or orders to kill Americans.”…
“I think we have a disease in the military that says because we don the uniform, we lose our First Amendment rights,” said Stein, who is married and has a 4-year-old daughter. “I think they are being squashed right now, and I think some people are taking some orders and regulations out of context.
“I’m prepared to fight to the end.”
The article above also says that Stein does not believe Obama was born in the United States. On his personal Facebook page today he says:
A story tonight in the North County Times says that I do not believe the president was born in the United States and calls his birth certificate a fraud, is wrong… this is a great article expect for that fact. I do believe their is evidence that needs to be further investigated about Obama’s birth calcification but I don’t NOT think their is enough evidence to prove it is a fraud.
There is a reason why these discussions have been rampant for the past three years. We do not trust our Leftist Government. We do not trust them to adhere to the Second Amendment, and slowly we have become aware of the bottom line meaning of the indefinite detention without trial of American citizens, and Obama’s kill list. In the instant, we were grateful that American born al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki is dead from a US drone attack, but the Constitution deals with treason, guarantees a speedy trial and does not advocate a kill list.
They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. ~ Benjamin Franklin
Yesterday on Capitol Hill, FBI director Robert Mueller was asked directly, if we can target and kill an American citizen overseas, can we kill Americans on U.S. soil. Mueller said he wasn’t certain. Judge Napolitano said on Fox News today that Mueller knows the Constitutional answer to the question is ‘no,’ but doesn’t want to upset his boss, Barack Obama.
Friends, this and what the Sergeant is discussing can be likened to Egypt. Mubarak and the Military ruled the land. Today the Muslim Brotherhood and the Military rule the land. A Leader + Military – a lawmaking Congress = tyranny.
So antagonistic to the Second Amendment is this Government that in 2009, members of our Military and Law Enforcement formed the OathKeepers in communities from sea to shining sea, who have sworn never to disarm the citizen body in direct opposition to the Second Amendment. We can no longer count on the Courts or the oaths of our country’s leaders. God bless Sgt. Gary Stein and the many of our Military who are are dealing with these important issues, up close and personal, every day.
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