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A Morally-Confused Marine

Jack2894 Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 7:35 PM
Skip, terrorism has a definition. WHat Hassan did was murder, treason without a doubt. But terrorism, no. Terrorism is an act designed to terrify the civilian population so it demands changes in government policy and practice. It's not shooting soldiers. AS for the rest? Obama ordered over six tiems as many drone strikes agaisnt terrorists and, of course, managed to nab Bin Laden, about whom Bush stated he really didn't care.

Last week, the Washington Post published an opinion piece by a Marine captain titled, "I Killed People in Afghanistan. Was I Right or Wrong?"

The column by Timothy Kudo, who is now a graduate student at New York University, is a fine example of the moral confusion leftism has wrought over the last half century. Captain Kudo's moral confusion may predate his graduate studies, but if so, it has surely been reinforced and strengthened at NYU.

The essence of Mr. Kudo's piece is that before he served in Afghanistan he was ethically unprepared for killing, that killing is...

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