Are you tired of seeing the coup conspirators like Comey and McCabe skate justice while Trump allies get hounded to hell and back by DoJ goons and rapidly prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law? Are you tired of the apparent two-tiered justice system in America in which the well-connected escape justice while the rest of us are dealt with harshly?
You will NOT be comforted to know that that same two-tiered justice system is at work in the US military, too. The politically well-connected escape justice in the military, too, as evinced by recent reports that LTC Alexander Vindman, USA, is going to escape insubordination and other charges under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, as announced by the Army this past week.
The Army will not investigate Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the former National Security Council staffer who testified in the president’s impeachment investigation, the service’s top civilian said Friday.
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy made the announcement at an event just days after President Donald Trump said he imagined the military would “take a look at” whether Vindman should face disciplinary action for the “horrible things” he told House investigators about the president’s phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky last July.
Not even a cursory investigation into Vindman’s own testimony during the impeachment farce that he advised Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to “disregard” some of President Trump’s statements. Articles 91, 94, and 98 investigations are warranted at the very least, but apparently the Army is sweeping them under the rug. Worse yet, Vindman is in line to attend the US Army War College 2020-2021 session – virtually a reward of a plum assignment for willing participation in the Democrats’ impeachment farce.
Now compare Vindman’s treatment to the Navy’s punishment of officers and enlisted men on USS Guam (LPH-9) who were disciplined for wearing “Make Aircrew Great Again” patches on their flight suits.
Sailors who showed up to a speech by President Donald Trump wearing patches playing off the commander in chief’s famous campaign slogan have been punished — along with some of their superiors — for violating a Pentagon order that bars troops in uniform from participating in political events.
Eighteen sailors and officers assigned to the Guam-based Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 were informed days after Trump’s Memorial Day address on the amphibious assault ship Wasp that they were suspected of violating Pentagon policy. Nine of them had attended the speech sporting flight suits with red patches that said, “Make Aircrew Great Again.”
Journalists attending the speech posted photos of the patches on Twitter, prompting questions about whether the uniform devices violated Defense Department policy requiring troops to remain apolitical while in uniform. The patches featured the president’s likeness, along with the riff on Trump’s “Make America Great Again” slogan.
Sure seems like a two-tiered system to me. Support President Trump; face disciplinary action (and an adverse entry into one’s service record). Support the Democrats’ impeachment farce; get rewarded with a career-enhancing assignment.
Disgusting. Where are the retired flag and general officers?