The military has released figures showing record suicide rates that show more soldiers are dying by their own hand than those of the enemy. In just the Army alone, 24 soldiers are believed to have committed suicide in January. That is six times the number from 2008.
During the same period, all of the branches lost 16 U.S. combat deaths in Afghanistan and Iraq in January.
One official has described the findings as “terrifying.”
The Marines are also reporting an increase in suicides: 41 in 2008, up from 33 in 2007 and 25 in 2006, according to a Marines report.
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I now comprehend the last eight years a little better from the generous people who contribute here, JT et all. I understand some of Dr. Bob Altemeyer
“The Authoritarians” which answers for me how people who serve in the U.S. military can continue to support right wing aristocracy.
The Von Trolls play their roll too. Their human and they display perspectives with intelligence and passion. Minus the cut and past villains (fundamentalist of some type). When they fail to meet the high intellectual, moral and compassionate values here they’re attended to. Fools will not be suffered or treated lightly.
This Blog sings, kind of like”The thing itself speaks.”
Forget this one, raff. The meds wore off.
You would think that the Trolls would have their own blogs…. but then no one would read that either.
I’ll stick with my grandfather’s maxim – “Although stupidity can be its own master, never trust that stupidity isn’t an excuse for evil. Playing dumb isn’t as hard as being dumb but some think it beats the Hell out of getting hung by the neck when you’re busted. Ask Mussolini how well that worked out.”
I should have thought that in my case you would have used Hanlon’s Razor – “Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity”
You all just proved my point… thanks all…
I’ll not be posting anymore responses to the Trolls again.
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