Retired General Calls for Purge of US Military Amid Fears Rogue Elements Might Attempt Coup in 2024

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Thursday will mark the one-year anniversary of the 6 January attack on the US Capitol complex by a mob of pro-Trump protesters convinced the 2020 election had been stolen. The former president’s adversaries have accused the rioters of attempting a “coup” against Joe Biden, while supporters claim the election itself was a “coup.”

Rogue elements within the US military might stage a coup attempt in the US after the upcoming 2024 presidential election, US Army Maj. Gen (ret) Paul Eaton has warned.

“The real question is, does everybody understand who the duly elected president is? If that is not a clear cut understanding, that can infect the rank and file or at any level in the US military,” Eaton told NPR.

“If you have that kind of confusion around the 2020 election, it is not outlandish to consider that you’re going to have a little bit of confusion and that confusion could slip into the ranks of the US military,” the retired officer added, with “confusion” being a reference to allegations made by former president Donald Trump that the 2020 vote was “rigged” using manipulated voting machines and fake mail-in ballots in swing states.

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Eaton pointed to the 124 retired US generals and admirals who signed a joint letter in May challenging the outcome of the 2020 election and questioning President Biden’s mental fitness. The officers warned in their letter that America’s “Constitutional Republic” would be “lost” without “fair and honest elections that accurately reflect the ‘will of the people’,” and asked the FBI and the Supreme court to “act swiftly when election irregularities are surfaced,” instead of “ignor[ing] them as was done in 2020.”

Deeming an actual attempt of a coup being a “low probability, high impact” possibility at this stage, Eaton warned that it was “an eventuality that we need to prepare for,” including through wargames, education and being on the lookout for unconstitutional thoughts among the troops.

“The concern is to ensure that we have a very clear understanding of the ‘support and defend the Constitution of the United States’ part of our oath and that everybody in the US military truly understands how that oath works and how to understand the civilian leadership of the US military,” the retired general said.

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  1. Are these the same “rogue elements” that stood down on 9/11? Somehow I don’t think they’re going to wait to 2024. US Zionists have something big planned that would include WWIII for starts. That would be the apocalyptic reshuffling of the deck required for the Dominionists in the US military to stage a coup and turn the USA into some kind of Zionist theocracy. Gordon has written extensively about this including this pertinent question from 2011…

    “Are America’s defenses compromised because military leaders had joined a religious cult that believed a ‘9/11 type’ attack, a ‘Pearl Harbor’ as it were, would justify a ‘holy war coinciding with fringe interpretations of biblical prophecy?” 50 million US Christian Zionists say, BRING IT ON!

  2. America Is a Colony of Israel.
    George Washington fought our former Colonial Masters
    for eight terrible years.
    What would he think of us now?
    What would our founding Fathers think of the way we have surrendered to Israel, our new Colonial Masters?
    What would George Washington think of the Trillions pf Dollars
    in tribute that we are forced to pay Israel.
    What would General Washington think of Americans being forced to Sign Loyalty Oaths to Israel?
    What would Thomas Jefferson say about Draconian anti-BDS Laws,
    which make it a crime to exercise our First Amendment Rights to protest against Israel, our Colonial Masters?
    What would George Washington think of the ADL acting like Secret Police and enforcing those “No Criticism of Israel Allowed” Laws?
    What would Our Beloved First President think of Israel spying on American Citizens using NSO and Pegasus Israeli Spyware?