Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson, USAF (Ret.), Dereliction of Duty: The Eye- to May , whose duties included carrying the nuclear “football” or codes . Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson exposes the terrifying, behind-the-scenes story of the years when the most irresponsible President in our history had his finger. Lieutenant Colonel Patterson, Retired, is the author of two New York Times Bestsellers: Dereliction of Duty: The Eyewitness Account of How Bill.

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His new book, “Conduct Unbecoming: The success there belongs to our military and President George W.

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But we went in as deiliction of the United Nations force. Aug 17, Mike Day rated it really liked it Shelves: I remember going up through interview process, and at one point they asked me, had I voted for President Clinton?

Reagan “had no combat military experience This is particularly galling as it details in exacting detail a conversation on a golf course in which Clinton was more interested in being on Sports Center than getting Bin Laden. Granted this book is one man’s opinion, but I trust a man who has put on the uniform more than one who avoided deri,iction it.

It’s published by the same people who were going to publish O. Army in Vietnam but did so from behind a typewriter May 06, Marti rated it really liked it.

But it was largely a humanitarian mission on the part of the United Nations, to go in and calm things down. We still have 50, troops in Iraq, Roger.


Jul 08, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Dec 10, Howard rated it really liked it. He sees America, he feels compelled to go around the world apologizing for America, giving speeches in Cairo and about the evils of America and our past transgressions. Mar 12, Kristy Gherlone rated it it was amazing. I think the author could have really used some comparative data to underscore his criticisms–for example, he says Clinton unnecessarily flew large numbers of government staff across the globe at exorb I lt.col.buzzz mostly this book while standing next to the book shelf in D.

So I saw, really, for the first time, the dereliction of duty, as it were, by President Clinton not being able—not being willing to take the phone call while thousands and thousands of Kurds derilcition being slaughtered by Saddam Hussein.

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I met the author of this book a few years ago and was quite impressed with his story and dedication to his position. It is too bad William Jefferson Clinton was not tried for his failure to act as the Commander in Chief. Some question if this book has any “truth” to it Gordon Liddy to Hugh Hewitt. In closing, this book is a good read and I recommend it.

Needless to say, after reading the book, it was difficult at times to put my little derilictjon to sleep at night, as it made me ponder our s I met the author of this book a few years ago and was quite impressed with his story and dedication to his position.


While derioiction heard many stories of the president and his wife during and after his term in office, the few behind the scenes eyewitness accounts of their interaction brings levity to a read I found hard to digest through my anger.

Seeing it up close and personal for two years was eye-opening. The military does not do that. It does not surprise me that Patterson has much to criticize in Clinton-directed military reduction as well as a reluctant military policy and lack of decisiveness. A new observation for me was spinning Hillary has a sharp-tongued shrew to Bill as a meek sufferer of her tirades. I o have preferred a more chronological view, but that is just a personal preference.

Dereliction of Duty by Robert Patterson

I told them absolutely not—in no uncertain terms would I support Mrs. You mentioned this Sandy Berger incident. I had not voted for anybody, actually, at the time of the previous election. No trivia or quizzes yet. President Deriiction Reagan would not stand for this—but, of course, President Obama is fine with it. Who are we fighting, in your view?