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‘Tea Party’ Marine should be expelled for anti-Obama online comments, military panel finds

April 11, 2012

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — A military panel recommended Thursday night that US Marine Gary Stein be expelled over online criticism of President Obama. A three-person panel handed down the decision after a 13-hour hearing at Camp Pendleton. A final ruling on Stein’s future is now in the hands of San Diego Marine Corps Recruit Depot […]

Anti-Obama Marine heading back to federal court

April 11, 2012

SAN DIEGO — A Camp Pendleton Marine who is fighting expulsion from the Corps for his criticism of President Barack Obama on Facebook returned to federal court Friday, hours after a military panel unanimously found him guilty of misconduct and recommended he be given an other-than-honorable discharge. Attorneys for Sgt. Gary Stein, 26, of Temecula, are […]

Illinois Elections: What Exactly Does Best Practices Mean to David Orr?

April 11, 2012

At the end of the meeting I questioned what code they had to justify:  opening the polls early, sealing the ballot box the night before, related to code violations on the security on the Voter Supply Container (VSC) that ships all voting equipment to the precincts, and the lack of sealing and/or locking of the […]

Marine who criticized Obama says hearing board ignored law

April 11, 2012

The Marine sergeant facing discharge because of critical comments about President Obama says the board that recommended his dismissal ignored the law and instead relied on “personal opinion.” “I believe it was more based on personal opinion on the three members than it was based on the legalities of the case,” Sgt. Gary Stein told CNN […]

Marine will fight discharge over Obama comments

April 11, 2012

(CNN) — A Marine facing discharge over criticism of President Barack Obama on a Facebook page he administers will fight in military and civilian courts, his attorney said Tuesday. A military board recommended last week that Sgt. Gary Stein be given an other-than-honorable discharge on grounds that he violated “good order and discipline” by calling Obama […]

Anti-Obama Marine Speaks Out…

April 11, 2012

(CNN) In a “Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien” exclusive, Marine Sergeant Gary Stein and his attorney Gary Kreep, Executive Director of the United States Justice Foundation, explain to Soledad why this case cuts to the heart of the First Amendment and one’s right to free speech. There were two comments that were potentially in violation […]

Marine Stein’s Attorney gives statement on pending discharge for Facebook post on Obama

April 10, 2012

This is a CleanTV special report. I’m Jerry McGlothlin. While off-duty, Marine Sergeant Gary Stein has been somewhat outspoken about his disapproval of a number of policies of Barack Obama. In particular, he said that he would refuse to obey an unlawful order and he gave the example of being ordered to confiscate the guns […]

Marine Faces Dishonorable Discharge over Facebook Posts Critical of Obama

April 10, 2012

This is a CleanTV special report. I’m Jerry McGlothlin. While off-duty, Marine Sergeant Gary Stein has been somewhat outspoken about his disapproval of a number of policies of Barack Obama. In particular, he said that he would refuse to obey an unlawful order and he gave the example of being ordered to confiscate the guns […]

Despite lawsuit, Stein discharge hearing to go forward

April 9, 2012

Despite a lawsuit filed on his behalf Tuesday night in Federal Court, an administrative separation hearing for Sgt. Gary Stein will proceed as scheduled Thursday morning, staff with the organization Oathkeepers said. Stein, 26, is accused of breaching good order and discipline by making statements critical of President Barack Obama on his Facebook page, Armed […]

Tea Party Marine Gets Congressional Support

April 9, 2012

by Hope Hodge A GOP congressman is reaching out to military leadership in defense of a Marine sergeant facing dismissal from the Corps after posting comments critical of the president on a Facebook page. Sgt. Gary Stein, an outspoken conservative who began a Facebook page called Armed Forces Tea Party, faces allegations that he violated […]

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