“Great” Nation, Phony “President”
Posted by terres on May 28, 2008
Illegal Occupation, Ongoing Massacre … and Crocodile Tears
UPDATE: May 30, 2008 – The Army announced that 115 soldiers, including 22 National Guard and Army Reserve troops, killed themselves last year. That marked a 12.7 percent rise from the 102 suicides recorded in 2006. There were 85 Army suicides in 2005. (Source)
George w Bush War On Iraq Stats [continuing]
- Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction: 0
- Number of Iraqis Slaughtered Since The U.S. Invasion: 1,213,716 (Source)
- Number of U.S. Military Personnel Condemned to death by G W Bush (Officially acknowledged) In the U.S. War On Iraq: 4,083 (Source)
- Total Wounded: 30,329 (official figure); up to 100,000 (estimates)
- Personnel suffering from brain injuries (PTSD or depression): 300,000 troops, or 18.5 percent, of the more than 1.5 million troops sent to Iraq and Afghanistan (Source: RAND Corporation).
- Currently serving: about 155,000 U.S. troops in Iraq and 33,000 in Afghanistan
- Suicide among troops: CBS News reported that more than 6,250 American veterans took their own lives in 2005 alone. That comes to slightly more than 17 suicides every day. (Source)
- Monetary Cost of War: The Iraq War Will Cost Us $3 Trillion, and Much More (Source)
The Commander In Chief [sic] Would Never Send His Daughters to War!
[Crocodile Tears!] A tear glistens in the corner of US President George W. Bush’s eye as he makes remarks during Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 26, 2008. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES). Image may be subject to copyright. See Fair Use Notice!
[Bush and Co heavily camouflaged by the massive flags!] President Bush delivers his remarks at Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Day commemoration, Monday, May 26, 2008, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Image may be subject to copyright. See Fair Use Notice!
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