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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Fort Hood

There are 16 comments on the KCEN story from Apr 16, 2009, titled Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Fort Hood. In it, KCEN reports that:

The highest ranking officer in the U.S. military met with soldiers at Fort Hood today, taking questions and making comments on a wide variety of issues.

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Tampa, FL

#1 Apr 23, 2009
Did anyone ask the soliders how they are treated.
Did he do a one on one with any soliders. Soliders are afraid to speak up in public they know their peers will get back at them for talking.

Copperas Cove, TX

#2 Apr 23, 2009
yes. no. wrong.
Told Ya

United States

#3 Apr 14, 2014
Colin Powell,

They say the United States don't matter. What do you think?

They said they make the Mafia look like a joke.

United States

#4 Apr 16, 2014
Colin Powell:

What should I do next?

United States

#5 Apr 23, 2014
Colin Powell:

Here is a quiz for Amanda:

This property featured in.... was connected to what group of people between 1985 through approximately 1987 and again in 2012/13?

Its too easy

United States

#6 Apr 23, 2014
This why we know race, gender and sexual orientation "in the larger scheme of things do not matter"

Now look back....

United States

#7 Apr 23, 2014

They stole that shit back in like the early 90s. I wasn't impressed then and not impressed now.*/:8 \

Thats part of the reason there is so much treachery because the 'for dummies" generation are fascinated over what we have known a looong time.... decades

United States

#8 May 31, 2014
To All:

Want to see something that I haven't said much about until now....

United States

#9 Jun 2, 2014

Obviously not much escapes the review of the feds in this day and age. What is amazing is the technology being used, which is military grade tech., that the ordinary citizen is granted access to for varying reasons and they marvel over it. The drawback to this marveling is that you reveal the fact that you have been exposed to it. Because some have been aware longer than some adults have been alive.

The interesting part about civil liberties versus surveillance and counter-surveillance is while using and revealing such advances in technology we run the risk of exposing too much. Especially when it is used against those who were previous aware but had, or have no obligation to maintain its concealment.
As it pertains to civil liberties it erodes much of what this country was build on, despite the fact America's scale was lopsided at its establishment. So when we hear "level the playing field" we must Balance using such technology against what it cheats each and every American out of- the right to privacy.
And when you have people with access who marvel and/or have an inability to use it property, or exploit it to serve a selfish and self-centered purpose, You further run the risk of causing unrest. Or you have those who are thought to be oblivious allowing those unprofessionals to expose the fact that they know or have access to something they shouldn't, which inevitably centers on the competence of the ranks of our military and intelligence communities, and those responsible for leading it.
So while such technologies are ideal for both foreign intelligence gathering and capturing enemy combatants to use it in domestic relations is a travesty. To those who have been aware nearly as long as the have been alive it is more of a nuisance than a mental disruption.

Are you going to tell us the rest Mr. Snowden. I think most folks respect our government but ultimately trust your judgement.

"By three methods may we learn wisdom: First, by reflection which is the noblest. Second, by imagination ,which is the easiest. Third, by experience ,which is the bitterest." Confucius

United States

#10 Jun 11, 2014
You can see that right? Unfortunately it's nothing new. Fortunately they, and say "they" broadly because I am not suppose to know and/or be aware.

Let's talk about computer technology and phones 11 to 12 years ago. Approximately 11 years ago there were program set up to train prospects in computer technology- both hardware and software..... Do you guys want me to continue? I am trying to be fair. It will all lead to YOU. I am certified. Accounted for....

United States

#11 Jun 19, 2014
"Come on guys its been nearly 15 years"

Can I get a free and untampered medium?

United States

#12 Jul 7, 2014
Mr. Powell:

I am trying to perform a civil and Noble service here. Officially Oregon obviously has no interest to that end. I have been extraordinarily patient, humble and fair. I can only carry it so long.... come on you have rocket scientists on staff around the clock. Obviously if science can't explain it.... but they marvel at it what... want me to tell you something only you would know?

"Every check was once blank"

United States

#13 Jul 8, 2014
Did terrorist really get nuclear bombs into the United States A few years ago? So Newyt, you probably don't care about America.
Frank Pharts

Houston, TX

#14 Jul 17, 2014
Colon Powell: Anyone like farts?

Fart Hood: Yes
Don Feducci

Mountain View, CA

#15 Aug 16, 2014
Obama and Congress:

"Hater" is such an over used and trite expression these days. 8/22/2014.... By a show of hands, who wants to see me be the world's biggest hater? Personally I wouldn't call it hating since I have been extremely fair up to this point

Mountain View, CA

#16 Aug 16, 2014
Told you I didn't need the internet.

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