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You can't take the sky from me.
06:54 PM on 08/16/2010
As long as he's teaching something he has enough enough familiarity with to teach and it isn't ROTC, I don't have anything against him teaching.
when bop isn't enough
06:47 PM on 08/16/2010
I have a bad feeling about Yale. It seems a tad militaristic, not to mention the skull and bones thing and the war memorial on campus. What's with these guys?
06:25 PM on 08/16/2010
What subject will he teach? How to cover up
06:24 PM on 08/16/2010
What's he going to teach? Military-Civilian Media Relations 101? Let's face it, his role will be to attract big military contracts/grants and to draw in donors, a middleman for Yale... to use a polite term
06:23 PM on 08/16/2010
You'd think the ivys would want someone successful teaching their students.
Torture and coverups of NFL stars friendly fire incidents must look better on his resume than it sounds.
Boss bashing is the new "leadership" quality so hard to find these days.

Who made this decision?

Let's hope it's also news when he signs consulting contracts too.
06:19 PM on 08/16/2010
Well, if Skull and Bones needs more bones for their ceremonies, I guess Stan's buds in 'Stan can oblige after cleaning the meat off some collateral damage.
I started off as a child......
06:13 PM on 08/16/2010
In a related story.......McChrystal originally turned down an offer to teach at Beck University because he reports Beck looked "uncomfortable and intimidated" with him in the room.
06:25 PM on 08/16/2010
No, I think that the prospect of being paid in "survival seeds" by Beck is what really put him off the job.
A Proud Liberal Democrat.
06:05 PM on 08/16/2010
General McCrystal's Teaching Guide:

Chapter One:
How to lie, deceive, cajole, cover up, and almost always get away with it.

Chapter Two:
Chapter One reduced to rubble by Pat Tillman's father.

Chapter Three:
Military Insubordination upon the POTUS, including speeches around the world looking to set POTUS war policies for him.

Chapter Four:
How undermining the POTUS is not always in the best interest of generals career and promotion path.

Chapter Five:
Other generals insubordinations upon the POTUS.

Chapter Six:
Lessons not learned by the General In Charge in Afghanistan from the circumstances surrounding General Douglas Mc Arthur and the POTUS, Harry Truman.

Chapter Seven:
Disgraced, relieved generals retire, then sell the garbage that they have something to say about 'leadership'.

This chapter is still under construction.
All Myth is Astronomy
06:28 PM on 08/16/2010
Re-fanned. Perhaps Chapter Eight: How Major General Smedley Butler was right after all and how all the graduates of Yale since 1946 sold all Mankind completely down the river for 30 pieces of silver by working on Wall Street and in the Military Industrial Complex en mass without every serving themselves! Other people's money. Other people's lives. Zero responsibility.

"WAR is a racket. It always has been.

It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

A racket is best described, I believe, as something that is not what it seems to the majority of the people. Only a small "inside" group knows what it is about. It is conducted for the benefit of the very few, at the expense of the very many. Out of war a few people make huge fortunes."
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06:04 PM on 08/16/2010
I didn't know they taught courses on how to mu*r*der civilians in their beds at Yale.
05:45 PM on 08/16/2010
He is an expert on how to surrender own freedom, put on a uniform and obey every order coming from the corrupt ruling elites. He is also an expert on brain washing the naive and desperate American youth into surrendering their freedoms.

He could make a good teacher on these subjects. He is an example of what is wrong with the US ruling elite; crude materialism.
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05:30 PM on 08/16/2010
"Then that can't do,..."
(This had to have already been taken.)
05:27 PM on 08/16/2010
Yale has gone down several notches since they spawned a dumb President. Now this. What next? On-line degrees?
05:19 PM on 08/16/2010
Teach what??? ... how to lie to parents about their sons death?? ... how to hide behind religious hypocrisy while running a covert assassination squad??? One thing for sure ... no one can accuse the USA of having too high a bar in selecting teachers.
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05:16 PM on 08/16/2010
wow. lame. cannot imagine. leadership means taking charge, not making the easy or popular decision etc. why did he get fired?
cover up something else, buddy
05:13 PM on 08/16/2010
So much for my annual contribution to my alma mater.
Give me a reason to vote Republican.
05:48 PM on 08/16/2010
We have reached a level commensurate with Texas Tech, where Gonzales was hired to teach Political Science.