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Treatment of the Fort Hood Victims

dmc1964 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 9:10 AM
But Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, sees the shootings as terrorism "clearly." McCaul plans to reintroduce legislation to force the Pentagon and Obama administration to recognize the Fort Hood victims' combat status. Good Luck Rep. McCaul, I hope you succeed in getting this fixed. Our troops deserve better. When the Pentagon was hit by a plane, it was called terrorism, not an aviation disaster. All of those victims got the recognition and treatment they deserved. In Oklahoma, McVeigh was apprehended and brought to trial (and executed) quickly, why has all this taken so long? Hasan is apprehended and waiting trial because he won't shave or wear his uniform. ENOUGH! roll him in there in a orange jumpsuit, and get the trial over.
Bigdogoffthechain11 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 11:34 AM
violating the rights of the accused will only serve to create a mistrial, or worse, an acquittal. The losers in this are the victims. This is not federal court where sweeping charges can be made, pleas accepted, etc. This is military law, and the government must be prepared to prove every charge and specification.

In 2010, Kimberly Munley sat next to Michelle Obama as President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address. Munley was invited as a hero of the 2009 Fort Hood shootings. As a civilian police officer, Munley fired back after Maj. Nidal Hasan allegedly opened fire in an attack that killed 13 adults and wounded 32. Munley was shot three times. Her partner, Mark Todd, fired the shots that brought down Hasan and ended the carnage.

Three years later, Munley told ABC News reporter Brian Ross, she feels "betrayed," as Obama broke his promise to care for the...