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Camp Bastion Families Want Answers About Afghanistan

Michael160 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:38 PM
Ugh, using the berieved families to score transitory political points. The Right might not win elections this way, but they can make things very ugly. Quick, trot out another war widow to complain that her husband was murdered by the people trying to defend their country from him. How dare they fight back against our soldiers like that, that's murder!
rickmcq Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:44 PM
"How dare they fight back against our soldiers like that, that's murder!"

No one faults the Afhanis against whom we are fighting, Michael. This - if you had bothered to read the column, it deals with questions that the grieving families are asking of the US government.
Michael160 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:48 PM
It keeps describing the deaths of American soldiers in battle as murder. I think it denigrades their deaths to treat them as victims.
rickmcq Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:41 PM
Does the name "Cindy Sheehan" sound familiar to you, Michael?
Michael160 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:49 PM
That was ugly too. The same people who were disguisted at her then are trotting out these families now.
While Secretary of State Hillary Clinton boozes it up in Australia and the Pentagon grapples with more floozy eruptions, outraged military families are still waiting for answers about the forgotten 9/14 attack on Camp Bastion.

Muckrakers and distraction engineers are having a front-page field day with the so-called "sex scandal." But for surviving relatives and colleagues of heroic Marine Lt. Col. Christopher Raible and Sgt. Bradley Atwell, it's the national security scandal at Afghanistan's Camp Bastion that deserves headline coverage.

There's been a virtual blackout of the alarming story in the national press. As I reported last month, the meticulously coordinated siege by...