Marines under investigation for threatening social media posts

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A group of current and former members of the marines are under investigation after officials allege that they posted inappropriate comments on social media sites, including President Barack Obama.

Military Times reports that several threatening posts were written about the president and Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., who has represented a section of the San Francisco Bay Area since 2008. Other posts under investigation include sexist comments against female members of the Corps.

The investigation comes on the heels of a Pentagon report that pegged the number of sexual assaults in the military in 2012 at 26,000.


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