General's promotion blocked over her dismissal of sex-assault verdict

May 6, 2013 Full story: The Washington Post

A female Air Force general has run afoul of Congress for granting clemency to a convicted sex offender without any public explanation, the latest case to raise fundamental questions about how the military justice system handles sex crimes .

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#1 May 6, 2013
Chaos.

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#2 May 7, 2013
Lt. Gen. Craig A. Franklin should be treated in the same way, though, as should ANY general officer who overturns convictions in sex offense cases without comment.

The whole military justice system needs reform, though. They should NOT be able to just set aside a verdict by fiat like this, it's utterly contrary to the standards of American justice.

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#3 May 7, 2013
After tomorrow and the growing Benghazi fiasco blossoms into a full fledged disaster for Barack, will the Barack presidency still be viable? After very possible impeachment proceedings we will have Biden in Charge? It's so horrible it's almost funny. Can you imagine Joe the dummy as our president? He'd probably do a better job than Barack has. That's what's so funny!

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#4 May 8, 2013
BandMaster wrote:
After tomorrow and the growing Benghazi fiasco blossoms into a full fledged disaster for Barack, will the Barack presidency still be viable? After very possible impeachment proceedings we will have Biden in Charge? It's so horrible it's almost funny. Can you imagine Joe the dummy as our president? He'd probably do a better job than Barack has. That's what's so funny!
PLEASE stop trolling threads with offtopic partisan gibberish, this thread is about military sex assaults, your Obama Derangement Syndrome has no place here.

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