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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 04:56 PM

 

“Auschwitz-like” conditions at Dawood Hospital: maggots, gangreen, malnutrition

The U.S. military in all it's glory, systematically torturing people in a hospital and embezzling the funds. Maybe after the Dullympics people will start to notice this war crime but I doubt it, fast food fried chicken seems ultimately more important to them:

---Horror Hospital: The Most Shocking Photos And Testimony From The Dawood Military Hospital Scandal---

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/dawood-military-hospital



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Reply “Auschwitz-like” conditions at Dawood Hospital: maggots, gangreen, malnutrition (Original post)
just1voice Aug 2012 OP
my2sense Aug 2012 #1
RKP5637 Aug 2012 #2
BOG PERSON Aug 2012 #3
KansDem Aug 2012 #4
Blue_Tires Aug 2012 #11
Mnemosyne Aug 2012 #5
cthulu2016 Aug 2012 #6
just1voice Aug 2012 #10
obamanut2012 Aug 2012 #12
PDJane Aug 2012 #7
RKP5637 Aug 2012 #9
Scootaloo Aug 2012 #8

Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:00 PM

1. I saw that yesterday

and just couldn't finish looking at the pics. I have no words for how horrible and angry it makes me feel to know how many people within our gov't simply turn a blind eye to this type of fuckedry.

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:04 PM

2. Many in America would prefer to infest the US with more hatred than to

address the horrors of Dawood Hospital.

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:08 PM

3. incidents like this make it hard to believe we were the least malevolent empire

(still true though)

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:11 PM

4. "...embezzling the funds."

I heard this story this a.m. on KKFI, KC's local community radio. When I heard of the appalling conditions (open sores, feces on the floor, gangrene, etc.) I wondered "What happened to the money? Who 'took their cut off the top'?"

If I recall correctly, the investigation revealed that many of the patients had family members looking after them. What about the hospital staff?

And the general in charge wanted to cover it up!!

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Response to KansDem (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:32 PM

11. The whole venture has been nothing but a cash grab

That's why the generals, the contractors and the Afghans have a united interest in keeping the money spigot flowing...

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:12 PM

5. Heart-breaking and criminal. nt

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:14 PM

6. Auschwitz is not primarily famous for being unhygienic

The appropriate analogy is Andersonville-like.

I am sure Auschwitz featured maggots, gangrene, and malnutrition, but that is not the first thing "Auschwitz" brings to mind, but unless the vets are actually being gassed and cremated in large groups the term is hyperbolic and a distraction.

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:30 PM

10. I think the author used the term because of the starvation pictures

 

If you look at the pictures, many of the patients appear to be nothing but skin and bone. There's also a systematic approach to it that requires many levels of sadism from a corrupted culture, not an inapplicable comparison to Nazis at all. People were left to rot in Dawood, also a fitting comparison.

Thanks for making it clear how clean Auschwitz was, LOL, I'm sure you weren't being "hyperbolic and a distraction".

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Response to cthulu2016 (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:42 PM

12. One prisoner called Auschwitz, "Spick and Span Hell."

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:19 PM

7. The US talks a big deal about freedom and how great the military is.

But then, pictures like this of military hospitals and the denial of a widow with 10,000 per annum benefits, and it seems to me the concern isn't real or adequate.

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Response to PDJane (Reply #7)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:26 PM

9. The propaganda often runs deep in the US about greatness. n/t

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Response to just1voice (Original post)

Wed Aug 1, 2012, 05:19 PM

8. I lack the words to properly express the rage.

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