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Camp Liberty Tragedy
Anderson asked a brilliant question (add sarcastic, ironic tone here) on a completely unrelated post:
What does this website have to say about the tragedy at Camp “Liberty” today, and what it reflects about the mental health affairs of over deployed soldiers? Why would kids want to join such an organization today?
Anderson, that’s an excellent question. While we’re at it, though, let’s use your logic and apply it across the full spectrum of the United States to ensure that kids don’t join other “such organizations” that will get them killed.
In April 2007, approximately 30 people were killed at Virginia Tech. All kids should stop going to that college immediately. Keep kids out of college and don’t let them get jobs as professors.
A few months ago, 11 people were killed by a stressed out redneck near Geneva, AL. Kids should move away to avoid further attacks. Kids should not become unemployed rednecks.
A high school student on an Indian reservation in Minnesota went on a shooting spree that killed seven people at Red Lake High School. Kids should stop going to school and immediately get jobs fluffing pillows where it’s safer. Same with Columbine, where 13 students were killed. Kids should not become teachers either.
The day before Valentine’s Day in 2007, a trench coat-clad gunman killed five people and wounded four at a shopping mall in Salt Lake City. Kids should stay away from these dangerous, stressful places at all costs. They can buy their clothes and CDs online and meet their friends virtually! Kids should not get jobs in malls.
In January 2006, seven people were killed in a shooting spree at a post office near the University of California. Kids should not be allowed to grow up to be postal workers either.
13 people have been killed in just the past five months in Salinas, California. In just the past week, three people were murdered within a 5-mile radius in Los Angeles. 97 have been killed since January 01. It’s safer to go to COMBAT than to live on the streets in L.A.! But even Los Angeles is safer than New York with a murder rate of 133 since the beginning of the year. Chicago has reached 117, Philadelphia-94, Houston more than 66, Phoenix more than 38, Las Vegas – 32, Washington, D.C. – 39, and New Orleans at least 41. In just those nine cities, more than 680 people have lost their lives IN THIS COUNTRY!! And we’re not at war ass munch! Why would we raise kids in these cities? Get them out of there!
Guess how many honorable troops have been killed, either at the hands of the enemy or this punk butt-monkey who killed 5 of my brothers?! I’m sure you’ve got the number memorized, you bean counting ass clown. But just for the benefit of the rest of my readers, the number is 74. We safer living in the entire country of Iraq than the nearly four AMERICAN cities I just listed. And you sit on your plush computer chair with your haughty attitude coming in my house to complain about some mentally deranged lunatic that probably came from your hometown that killed five noble warriors! Give me a break!
You don’t care, so why do you even feign to bring up the conversation? What do I have to say about the Camp Liberty killings? The same thing I said on my Twitter page (maybe you should follow me if you want a real education – #cjgrisham): That person should be executed by a firing squad of the troops in that unit if he is found guilty. And he should continue getting shot until his body stops twitching. That’s how I feel about it now, and that’s how I felt about it when Hasan Akbar killed one Soldier and wounded a dozen other Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division with grenades at Camp Pennsylvania in Kuwait in March 2003.
Any other bright questions, genius?
It’s a tragedy what happened today at Camp Liberty. But, to blame the military and our profession on one idiot who was probably breast fed until he was old enough to join the Army is absurd. No one wants their child, brother, sister, uncle, father or mother killed by the enemy, so it’s worse when it’s one of our own. Thankfully, it doesn’t happen often. What we should be focusing on are those heroes that subdued the Soldier that killed these heroes before he could kill more! What do you have to say about them? At least in the Army, there are people to my left and right willing to step in front of a bullet for me. Can’t the same about your work place, I bet.
And I’m going to go out on a limb here, but I don’t think it’s a far-fetched idea to think that there are people planted in our military that joined merely to make headlines and give the military a black eye. I don’t put that past the anti-war ideologues in the least bit. Now, let’s get this guy a trial so we can make swiss cheese out of him in retaliation and cleanse the gene pool of retarded morons.
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