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bhikkhu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-28-04 08:43 PM
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4. I've read 60mph, right down the middle of the road
This certainly doesn't do anything for the "hearts and minds" effort over there, I am sure.

In an article about suits filed by Iraqi civilians there seems to be a large number asking compensation for wrecked vehicles and related personal injuries. Another aspect of the occupation very important to Iraqis, generally unknown here.
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  -Ever Wonder Why So Many Troops Die in Car Accidents in Iraq?? Justice  Nov-28-04 08:35 PM   #0 
  - Makes sense  OldLeftieLawyer   Nov-28-04 08:37 PM   #1 
  - They're not TROOPS. They're SOLDIERS.  IanDB1   Nov-28-04 08:39 PM   #2 
  - I believe the army refers to its men and women as soldiers, but there  Justice   Nov-28-04 08:49 PM   #8 
     - yup, the correct parlance is "warfighters"  soothsayer   Nov-28-04 11:56 PM   #10 
  - Also they are not considered combat casulties.  gordianot   Nov-28-04 08:42 PM   #3 
  - Exactly my point  Justice   Nov-28-04 08:46 PM   #5 
  - I've read 60mph, right down the middle of the road  bhikkhu   Nov-28-04 08:43 PM   #4 
  - Right, I'm sure soldiers are running over Iraqi's left and right  osaMABUSh   Nov-28-04 08:47 PM   #6 
  - "media ... dishonest". Mais non, ce n'est pas possible!  autorank   Nov-28-04 08:47 PM   #7 
  - Back when I was in Uncle Sams  Hanover_Fist   Nov-28-04 09:29 PM   #9 
  - Excellent point. Please send your thoughts to Hackworth. (NT)  The Night Owl   Nov-29-04 01:39 AM   #11 
  - That's how a friends brother got killed over there.  devilgrrl   Nov-29-04 02:01 AM   #12 
  - Kick for the afternoon crowd!  The Night Owl   Nov-29-04 01:07 PM   #13 
  - Sorry, that is totally wrong  Columbia   Nov-29-04 01:20 PM   #14 

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