Skip to comments.Murtha Maintains He Was Right to Say Marines ‘Killed Innocent Civilians in Cold Blood’
Posted on 12/11/2008 1:18:31 PM PST by Sub-Driver
CNSNews.com Murtha Maintains He Was Right to Say Marines Killed Innocent Civilians in Cold Blood Thursday, December 11, 2008 By Nicholas Ballasy
(CNSNews.com) - Although all of the charges have been dropped against all of the Marines except for one involved in the killing of Iraqi civilians in Haditha in 2005, Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) said he stands by his May 2006 remarks that the soldiers involved killed innocent civilians in cold blood.
Yes, I think it was, the right thing to say, Murtha told CNSNews.com on Wednesday. Thats my job. My job is due. Listen, the NCIS (National Criminal Investigation Service) came to exactly the same conclusion I did.
They had a two-star general investigate it, said Murtha. General Hagee went over right after I spoke out and talked to all of the Marines in the field and said you got to stop this kind of killing.
In November 2005, unarmed Iraqi civilians were killed in the town of Haditha in Iraq. While the investigation of several U.S. Marines allegedly involved in the killings was underway in May 2006, Murtha said during a press conference then that the Marines killed innocent civilians in cold blood.
He later defended his remarks on CNN and MSNBC.
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I hope these Marines are still pursuing law suits against Murtha for defamation of character, or some such. I thought I read that they were at least considering doing so.
Did this POS get voted out?
With all the Obamania, I don’t think I’ve ever heard.
No. Pennsylvania voters apparently like being called stupid red necks by their Congressional representation.
I’m very glad this sorry sack of S*** belongs to the people of Pennsylvania and not Florida.
murtha madness ping.
Shame on Pennsylvania.
Well... the rest of America was too afraid of being labeled as “racist”, so they elected an inept Chicago thug for POTUS.
So, what the hell.... I won’t be too tough on the folks in Penn.
The pride of Pa.
Obviously, Murtha’s constituents agree with him.
Back in the day someone would have challenged this treasonous waste of protoplasm to a “duel” and disposed of him.
The fact that this bucket o' scum was reelected makes me ashamed to be an American.
I don’t undersstand why he keeps getting elected. Can someone explain it to me?
And then some.
Easy. The people in his district, by about a 6 - 4 margin, and total idiots.
On a scale rarely witnessed.
The continued dumbing down of America.
Listen, the NCIS (National Criminal Investigation Service) came to exactly the same conclusion I did.
It’s Naval Criminal Investigation Service. This stupid old EX Marine should just STFU. And by the way, the NCIS gets a lot of these investigations wrong. I served 26 years in the Navy and couldn’t stand these guys. They never seemed to be willing to give the service member the benefit of the doubt, they seemed to assume guilt and make the member prove he didn’t do it.
He can say anything he wants. His seat is his for life.
If after calling his constituients stupid, rednects, and racists he can be reelected (when the Republicans ran a pretty good candidate against him) there is no way he will ever lose his seat.
Tell it to tjhe jury, Murtha, you maggot.
I maintain Murtha is an ass.
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