Skip to comments.RON PAUL ACCUSED U.S. TROOPS OF WAR CRIMES IN DESERT STORM
Posted on 11/09/2007 11:27:46 AM PST by LSUfan
The Ron Paul Political Report
October 15 1991
Volume V Number 10
During the Iraq war, American troops were instructed to use specially equipped tanks to bulldoze the trenches that held Iraqi soldiers- Not a single American was hurt, so meager was the resistance. Thousands of Iraqis, teenagers coerced into the army by the dictator Hussein, were buried alive, while the unprecedented military tactic was hidden from the public through media censorship. Captain Benny Williams, who Led the charge was awarded the Silver Star for his role. Also hidden: the apparent fact that many of the rag-tag teenage soldiers were trying to surrender as they were entombed.
I know. But thanks for the clarification.
Oh man, Christmas in November.
I have heard they are some real damning things in some of these. One got out to the Houston Chronicle and he had to say that someone wrote it for him (in his name) and it was overlooked for approval before it went out...
Okay, so we’re just supposed to leave the place a chaotic shambles, where Al-Qeada can get a strong handhold and reinvigorate the Taliban?
What’s conservative in that?
You sure are bossy for being here less than 24 hours?
He’s either a troll, a retread, or both.
Wow, you are a clown.
Instead of asking me to prove a negative, why don't you ask your cult leader Ron Paul to provide the slightest hint of a fragment of evidence to back up his vile and vicious claim against a decorated war hero?
Americans don't assume than any random idiot is automatically correct when he accuses American soldiers of atrocities without any documentation. They demand that the accuser provide evidence of guilt - they do not ask that American soldiers provide proof of their innocence.
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2. Conscript or volunteer is irrelevant - they were uniformed troops under arms who had treated the conquered Kuwaitis brutally.
3. Generally A9 bulldozers were used, not that that matters:
It's armored but it never was a tank.
4. There is no requirement to offer quarter to an enemy in the midst of battle. They could have surrendered before the bulldozers came in, or better yet - left the Kuwaitis the F*** alone.
5. The chain of command would be treasonous if they had required troops to engage with small arms when a simple method was available to eliminate friendly casualtie. Which side was Ron Paul on? (Don't answer that.)
Let’s just let him play his little games. Paulvestites are so cute when they defend their messiah.
I would like to see the whole article to assess why he pulled this chestnut of rumor out, what facts he cites to substantiate it, and where he was going with it (what argument he was trying to shore up).
Can you provide the whole article?
Being a former soldier, this guy ticks me off!
Love the “teenagers” thing.
Umm.....earth to Ron.....OUR TROOPS are comprised of a whole lot of “teenagers” too.
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