Political views and membership?

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Regular Officer Recruiting' started by christopher94, Oct 19, 2011.

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  2. Oh go away.
  3. bore off, or foxtrotsky oscar
  4. Communist sympathies, eh? You have mine as well, it must be awful going through life with that level of mental retardation.
  5. Communist walt.
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  6. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, young Chris. Since the Soviet Union came crashing to the ground the Russians haven't been playing the part of the Red Menace, but the future may well entail operations in areas threatened by the emergence of insurgent groups backed by Communist China - in which case you would immediately be stripped of rank and placed under arrest as a potential security risk in much the same way as was done to all Muslim officers just prior to the invasion of Afghanistan.
  7. I'm sure we could employ a proto communist to look after officer jobs, wouldn't do to have a dashing gallant young officer trying to get a particularly sticky one round the u bend. You could even clean the old chocolate starfish up too.
  8. Not so much a batman as a batty-man. I like the way you think.
  9. You're entitled to your views now. Join the army and you will be issued a new set of views. A serious word of advice though, if you have to ask if something is acceptable then you have your answer already. Once you become a member of one of these groups (however legitimate they may or may not be) you will remain on that roll for life and even if you leave it will follow you around. I would say delete all this nonsense you've posted, forget Communism, good luck with Officer Selection.

    Short Version: Don't be a mong, it's a flawed philosophy anyway.
  10. I know someone who has right wing views and even stood for BNP in local elections. Being a member of BNP got him interviewed as being a political extremeist and the more he argued his case, the more he convienced them he was an extremist. As he has leaving the TA (corps of drums) that didn't end up becoming an issue, but it was all set too. Later, being a BNP medmber/candidate indirectly cost him his security related job and he had great difficulty in getting another.

    The message here is that extreme political views are unwelcome. Plus they call your character into doubt when it comes to veting. I suggest you do not join any policical party, and further that you come to your senses and see comunisum for the freakshow/failure that it is.
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  11. Communists don't believe in 'country'.

    Taken from here:

    "In the interests of national security, safeguarding parliamentary democracy and maintaining the proper security of the Government’s essential activities, it is the policy of HM Government that no one should be employed in the Armed Forces who is, or has been, involved in or associated with any of the following activities:

    -sabotage; or
    -actions intended to overthrow or undermine parliamentary democracy by political, industrial or violent means; or is, or has recently been:
    -a member of any organisation that has advocated such activities;
    -associated with any such organisation (or any of its members) in such a way as to raise reasonable doubts about his or her reliability;
    -susceptible to pressure or improper influence, for example because of current or past conduct;
    -guilty of dishonesty or lack of integrity that throws doubt on their reliability; or
    -shown to demonstrate behaviour or is subject to circumstances that may otherwise indicate unreliability."

    From 'The Communist Manifesto' by Karl Marx and Freidrik Engels:

    "The immediate aim of the Communists is the same as that of all other proletarian parties: formation of the proletariat into a class, overthrow of the bourgeois supremacy, conquest of political power by the proletariat."

    "The Communists are further reproached with desiring to abolish countries and nationality.

    The working men have no country. We cannot take from them what they have not got. Since the proletariat must first of all acquire political supremacy, must rise to be the leading class of the nation, must constitute itself the nation, it is so far, itself national, though not in the bourgeois sense of the word.

    National differences and antagonism between peoples are daily more and more vanishing, owing to the development of the bourgeoisie, to freedom of commerce, to the world market, to uniformity in the mode of production and in the conditions of life corresponding thereto.

    The supremacy of the proletariat will cause them to vanish still faster. United action, of the leading civilised countries at least, is one of the first conditions for the emancipation of the proletariat."

    "In short, the Communists everywhere support every revolutionary movement against the existing social and political order of things."

    You do the math.
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  12. The poor old OP doesn't understand what being an officer is all about, and he has an equally shaky grasp about being a communist.

    I'm not sure which condemns him the most, but either way it's an epic double fail.
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  13. Seeing as you've only 'considered joining' one of the many commie groups out there, and it's not clear how deep your sympathies are, you might be okay. The people vetting you should already know the entire communist/socialist 'movement' in this country consists of a handful of squabbling cliques with more chance of shoving hot butter up their asses than of overthrowing anything, or even winning a local election.

    You'd be serving a democratically elected government which happens to be Tory, and you must be able to separate your political views from your profession.
  14. Just click your heels and say "there's no place like home", you have to be wearing the ruby slippers of course.

    Or, you could try living with the consequences of your actions whatever they are, that's what responsibility is. You can't delete mistakes in real life.

    EDIT: The OP has deleted his request for this thread to be deleted, presumably it's how he deals with life.
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