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Old 05-06-2008, 08:05 AM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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Here are a few links to ponder our time in Iraq and possibly abroad -

Iraq war vets' suicide rates analyzed / High numbers found among members of Guard, Reserves

America suffers an epidemic of suicides among traumatised army veterans - Times Online

VA Sued Over Care, High Suicide Rates

Video - AOL Video

Psychological Cost of Iraq War Evidenced by High Suicide Rate (http://www.veteransforcommonsense.org/index.cfm/Page/Article/ID/1656 - broken link)

here are a few...

War... What is it good for? Absolutely nothing! Say it again!
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Old 05-06-2008, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Here are a few links to ponder our time in Iraq and possibly abroad -

Iraq war vets' suicide rates analyzed / High numbers found among members of Guard, Reserves

America suffers an epidemic of suicides among traumatised army veterans - Times Online

VA Sued Over Care, High Suicide Rates

Video - AOL Video

Psychological Cost of Iraq War Evidenced by High Suicide Rate (http://www.veteransforcommonsense.org/index.cfm/Page/Article/ID/1656 - broken link)

here are a few...

War... What is it good for? Absolutely nothing! Say it again!
"Military men are dumb, stupid animals to be used as pawns for foreign policy."

- Henry Kissinger, neo-con-munist superstar

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e6/Henry-kissinger-35-0708a.gif/244px-Henry-kissinger-35-0708a.gif (broken link)
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Old 05-06-2008, 10:18 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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I just read a troubling report that suicide deaths may end up higher than actual war casualties if the soldiers coming back do not receive proper treatment, according to the Head of the US institute for mental health.
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Old 05-06-2008, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Thumb of Michigan
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I just read a troubling report that suicide deaths may end up higher than actual war casualties if the soldiers coming back do not receive proper treatment, according to the Head of the US institute for mental health.
Same here.

This problem tends to magically pop up in MSM from time to time when deemed 'sexy'.

Scary and sad stuff. I would venture upon the problem that there might be another "Timothy McVeigh" in the near future. Scary indeed.
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Old 05-06-2008, 08:16 PM
 
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somehow, this will be the liberals fault
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