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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:24 PM
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Medal of Honor recipient sues former employer
Source: Reuters

By Jim Forsyth
SAN ANTONIO | Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:29pm EST

(Reuters) - A U.S. Marine veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama is suing his former employer for allegedly mocking his military service and blocking his efforts to get a job with another company.

Sergeant Dakota Meyer worked briefly this year for BAE Systems OASYS, a defense contractor, providing advice and training on the development and sales of military-related products.

The lawsuit said that earlier this year, Meyer sent an e-mail to BAE Systems management objecting to a plan to sell advanced optic scopes to Pakistan. After the e-mail, it said, BAE manager Bobby McCreight "began berating and belittling Sergeant Meyer for ridiculous things."

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Meyer, who was part of a U.S. team training Afghan security forces, saved 36 of his comrades' lives during a 2009 ambush in Kunar province, in eastern Afghanistan.

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Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/29/us-medalofhon...



And people wonder why Democrats call businessmen "sons of bitches."
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cosmicone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:40 PM
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What a great guy who recognizes that selling even
paper clips to Pakistan is a deadly game.
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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:49 PM
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3. BAE long ago ran low on integrity.
U.S. settles with BAE in Saudi bribery case

"Settles" being the operative word.
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SoapBox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:40 PM
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1. Mocked him??? Well, WTF?
Why...WHY...do people keep supporting the GOPBaggers and T.Haters???

Sheesh.
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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:53 PM
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4. Both companies have a lot of explaining to do.
Unfortunately, the nation is too busy looking ahead to look into the War Racket.

After all, as the Smirking Wastrel said at a press conference: "Money trumps peace."
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 05:47 PM
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2. ONe word comes to mind. FRAG. n/t
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Octafish Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:00 PM
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5. Violence usually is not my first response. So, let's invade Iraq.
That's the default reaction for the last four presidencies. For some reason, the Military-Industrial Complex -- even the foreign-owned parts, like BAE -- hate whistleblowers.

Know your BFEE: They kill good soldiers like Col. Ted Westhusing for profit.
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 06:29 PM
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6. (wipes coffee off screen) "let's invade Iraq."
That is some funny shit there.

That is a really messed up link BTW (the link is fine - the info is messed up). You should consider posting it as an OP along with this OP. Kinda put them in perspective.
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