Monday, March 12, 2007

Injured US soldiers ordered to Iraq

From comes this story about injured soldiers who have been ordered back into battle in Iraq. I guess things are going so well in Iraq that we don't need to fight the insurgents with healthy men and women; any all-limbed men and women will do. It doesn't matter that doctors have reported that simply wearing their protective armor will further damage them; we just won't give them any armor.

Why should we? The healthy soldiers don't get the protection they need, either. Why spend money and throw resources at gimps?

In all seriousness, this story is chilling, terrifying, unbelievable, and sad. Only one word I can think of to describe it (maybe I need to look into one of those books called, hmm, what is it?):