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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-20-10 08:41 AM
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31. I had a great uncle from WWI and two from WWII that had
night terrors until the day they died.

The great uncle lived until he was in his 80s (died of wounds received in WWI - he was gassed) and both uncles died of heart problems developed from stress of combat (both died in their 50's).

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  -Vet kills wife, daughter, himself in Wisconsin sabra  Aug-19-10 01:12 PM   #0 
  - Time for all men to separate themselves from war and renew their bonds with  defendandprotect   Aug-19-10 02:27 PM   #1 
  - So very sad  democrank   Aug-19-10 03:01 PM   #2 
  - But war is so natural to humanity.  lunatica   Aug-19-10 03:04 PM   #3 
  - That depends on the people and time, oddly enough.  boppers   Aug-19-10 03:09 PM   #4 
  - That's what people like Dick Cheney think.  tabasco   Aug-19-10 07:41 PM   #20 
  - Not uncommon. Wait until they start walking into fast food joints and killing anyone they can  superconnected   Aug-19-10 03:25 PM   #5 
  - As a Vietnam war combat veteran  cowman   Aug-19-10 05:20 PM   #7 
     - Same old bullshit Hollywood stereotypes.  proteus_lives   Aug-19-10 10:02 PM   #24 
     - You're right, cowman. Yet I see the devastating consequences  northofdenali   Aug-20-10 07:01 AM   #27 
     - If they did happen, why is the poster full of shit?  NickB79   Aug-20-10 10:50 AM   #33 
        - Is the claim backed by stats and correlation with vets vs civilians  Pavulon   Aug-20-10 04:19 PM   #38 
  - just pull the trigger 3X. easy as pie.  maxsolomon   Aug-19-10 03:27 PM   #6 
  - What a crock of shit  cowman   Aug-19-10 05:22 PM   #8 
     - didn't blame the gun  maxsolomon   Aug-19-10 06:00 PM   #9 
        - How about we start  cowman   Aug-19-10 07:22 PM   #16 
           - I can think of how 1 law could fix the whole problem....  Xenotime   Aug-20-10 09:51 AM   #32 
           - Which one is you?  X_Digger   Aug-20-10 11:13 AM   #34 
           - Right after you finish up the war on drugs, knock yourself out.  Pavulon   Aug-20-10 04:21 PM   #39 
           - You would love to be rid of that right.  proteus_lives   Aug-20-10 06:07 PM   #43 
           - +1000  superconnected   Aug-20-10 06:18 PM   #44 
           - how would any of the 20K have prevented this?  maxsolomon   Aug-20-10 12:13 PM   #36 
              - How about you address root cause. Mental Health care  Pavulon   Aug-20-10 04:23 PM   #40 
                 - We're too cheap to pay for mental health care in America  maxsolomon   Aug-20-10 05:24 PM   #42 
  - Because only vets commit these horrible acts.  Lightning Count   Aug-19-10 06:03 PM   #10 
  - the OP just linked the story  maxsolomon   Aug-19-10 06:06 PM   #11 
  - It was a response to some of the posters who think that vets are just seconds away...  Lightning Count   Aug-19-10 06:14 PM   #12 
     - most aren't. some are. this guy was.  maxsolomon   Aug-19-10 06:20 PM   #13 
        - Was he?  Lightning Count   Aug-19-10 06:22 PM   #14 
        - he was a vet. he committed a murder-suicide.  maxsolomon   Aug-19-10 06:26 PM   #15 
        - I am old enough to remember and yes it was a phenonoma of post Vietnam - for nearly  superconnected   Aug-19-10 07:23 PM   #17 
        - And I fought the fucking war and I'm telling you thats bullshit  cowman   Aug-19-10 07:30 PM   #19 
        - I would bet it's happened after every war  dflprincess   Aug-19-10 09:32 PM   #22 
        - I had a great uncle from WWI and two from WWII that had  Javaman   Aug-20-10 08:41 AM   #31 
        - Provide links then.  proteus_lives   Aug-19-10 10:03 PM   #25 
        - Source it please..Claimed twice with no backing data  Pavulon   Aug-20-10 04:25 PM   #41 
        - It got  cowman   Aug-19-10 07:29 PM   #18 
           - You really really need to take your meds.  superconnected   Aug-20-10 06:21 PM   #45 
              - You really need to post some stats to back your shit up.  Pavulon   Aug-20-10 07:13 PM   #46 
              - Well lets see  cowman   Aug-20-10 07:22 PM   #47 
        - n/t  Tempest   Aug-19-10 08:38 PM   #21 
        - Just because he was a vet doesn't mean he had PTSD  PacerLJ35   Aug-19-10 09:50 PM   #23 
           - that's why i said it was hard to tease apart in this case  maxsolomon   Aug-20-10 12:12 PM   #35 
  - Did you forget something in your post?  northofdenali   Aug-20-10 07:16 AM   #29 
  - Honestly, when I read the word "vet" in the OP  kimi   Aug-20-10 12:08 AM   #26 
  - ...  Mad_Dem_X   Aug-20-10 07:09 AM   #28 
  - Thanks Obama (not).  Liberation Angel   Aug-20-10 08:38 AM   #30 
  - I've seen this happen often  Rod85   Aug-20-10 12:21 PM   #37 
  - Does it really mean anything that this was a vet? Horrible I know but I think this is a sad thing  Owl   Aug-20-10 07:26 PM   #48 

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