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18. Only in Basic Training
Tue Dec 22, 2015, 11:34 AM
Dec 2015

On my way into Iraq we had briefing after briefing and videos showing American planes and tanks and artillery blowing shit up all over Iraq and Afghanistan. Hoo-fucking-rah!!! But not one word about disobeying an illegal or even harmful order. And I was with a group of reservists and guard soldiers heading for Abu Ghraib after the torture and murder and rape sessions sanctioned by Cheney and Gen. Miller. Que WTF over???? The pictures were tame compared to what actually took place.

We have been killing the Iraqi people since 1991. Other than all our oil under their sand, can anybody tell me why? What did those people ever do to us? WE the good ol' USA dismantled and destroyed an entire country. What a mess and the repukes running for office only want more war.

Bless the soldiers who stand up for this young Muslim girl. I know that while in Iraq, such acts (and there were some) were few and far between. As our beloved brass often chimed - Fuck 'em, they're just Iraqis!!!!

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