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Monday, May 28, 2012

Memorial Day - The Horrors Our Wars Inflict on the U.S. Military

It's Memorial Day weekend and all across America there are flag waving parades and events honoring our soldiers for their service to our country. They've paid a horrific price in terms of lives lost and debilitating injuries....For what? A foreign policy of perpetual war by a nation that should change its name to Murder, Inc. is far more descriptive of an insideous and evil empire in decline than a free and prosperous nation. For the young men who join the military in the false belief that they are serving their country, those who return from neocon wars minus their junk and limbs, and with other horrific injuries, must be asking themselves "Why did I do it?" and "Did I sacrifice my manhood and limbs for defense contractor profits?".
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