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Duer 157099 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-10 04:15 PM
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115. I watched the MSNBC segment on this
And the point was made repeatedly that "nobody is trying to lay blame on the soldiers involved" but I want to know why that is? These guys, the shooters, were a safe enough distance from the "battle" so that they can never ever claim that they reacted badly out of a sense of panic or something. Not even close. This reveals some very disturbing things about how some of the troops are psychologically oriented. The fellow who is begging for the wounded man to pick up a gun to give him a reason to shoot, very soon thereafter goes ahead and shoots anyway, even though no gun was picked up! So, he verbally demonstrates that he at least is aware of the ROE, but once a superior gives him the go ahead, he just shoots anyway.

Yes, I firmly believe that particular soldier should be held to account for what he did that day! Abso-fuckin-lutely.
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