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Victims Outraged as Feds Refuse to Call Fort Hood Attack Terrorism
Newsmax ^ | Friday, 19 Oct 2012 04:50 PM | Todd Beamon

Posted on 10/20/2012 8:52:24 PM PDT by robowombat

Victims of the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood in Texas that killed 13 people and wounded dozens more are outraged that the U.S. government refuses to classify it as an act of terrorism.

About 160 victims and their families released a video on Thursday describing the shooting — in which Army Maj. Nidal Hasan allegedly opened fire on a room full of soldiers — and arguing why it should be classified as a terrorist attack. ......

The U.S. Department of Defense has ruled the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting a case of workplace violence. ...... Hasan consulted by email with top al-Qaida leader Anwar al-Awlaki about whether an attack against American soldiers was justified to “protect our brothers,” according to Stars and Stripes. ....... Meanwhile, a military appeals court judge has ruled that Hasan, who remains hospitalized from gunshot wounds received from two police officers who responded to the shooting, can have his beard forcibly shaved before trial.

The trial has been delayed for months over the issue of Hasan’s facial hair, which he said he grew for religious reasons.

But the judge this week sided with military court rules requiring defendants to appear in court in uniform and clean-shaven.

Attorneys for Hasan, who faces the death penalty, plan to appeal the ruling.

In the November 2009 shooting, dozens of others were wounded, and 12 remain hospitalized, Army Col. John Rossi told KAUT-TV in Oklahoma City on Thursday.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: forthood; fthood; nidalhasan; purpleheart; purplehearts

1 posted on 10/20/2012 8:52:28 PM PDT by robowombat
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To: robowombat

Wait! Candy has a transcript!


2 posted on 10/20/2012 8:59:10 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: robowombat

It wasn’t Terrorism, it was Islamic Jihad.


3 posted on 10/20/2012 8:59:54 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: robowombat

Because it was an islamist attack and the so-called Commander I Chief is an islamist.


4 posted on 10/20/2012 9:00:13 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: robowombat
The U.S. Department of Defense has ruled the Nov. 5, 2009, shooting a case of workplace violence. ......

PC IDIOTS.

VOTE THE MARXIST and his evil regime OUT!

GO ROMNEY/RYAN!

5 posted on 10/20/2012 9:01:35 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: robowombat

I had a waitress stick a plastic olive spear in the arm of a bartender, he called the police and filed a report against her.. The Police called it an incidence of “WORKPLACE VIOLENCE”! ... jus sayin.. screw these morons.. are we there yet?


6 posted on 10/20/2012 9:04:54 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: robowombat

We better get the sodomite, islamist out of the white house with all his Marxist/Brotherhood/sodomite buddies.

Corruption in the US is so rampant it may be too late with all the zombies voting and counting the votes. God help us. Degeneracy is so rampant with the godless schools spitting out generations of useful idiots indoctrinated with the TV cr*p, they are totally devoid of morality and logic.


7 posted on 10/20/2012 9:06:39 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: onedoug
Just remember the same thing is going on weekly in Afghanistan. It's not work place violence, it's infiltration and terrorist Jihad.
8 posted on 10/20/2012 9:06:48 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (15 days, a hook and a wake up.)
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To: carlo3b

Obama probably thinks it is workplace violence that is a bump in the road and not optimal.


9 posted on 10/20/2012 9:08:58 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: robowombat

I’m really glad to hear that the victims are doing this.


10 posted on 10/20/2012 9:10:30 PM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: carlo3b

the world according to this POTUS. Islam is ALWAYS right and everyone else is always wrong.

Just this week they relaxed sanctions on Iran on Iran’s “PROMISE” to halt production of weapons grade uranium.

Why don’t they just put a gun to our heads and go ahead and pull the trigger. Oh yeah I forgot , got have a population of willing morons to pay for the effing jet. sheesh.


11 posted on 10/20/2012 9:11:07 PM PDT by ping jockey (Candy Crowley IS A DUMBASS)
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Why don’t they just put a gun to our heads and go ahead and pull the trigger.

Wait, what?.. Liberals and Guns.. Are you nuts.. NEVER!.. :)

12 posted on 10/20/2012 9:15:50 PM PDT by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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Maj. Hasan, he be one of Holder's people. Of course they can't call it anything but workplace violence. After all Gen. Casey said that the important thing was that the diversity survived. Forget the dead and wounded. The diversity survived.

I'd strip him of his rank and pension so quick, his head would spin off his shoulders.

Purge the Pentagon and purge the State Department, the sleepers have awoken!!!

13 posted on 10/20/2012 9:59:00 PM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: onyx

Really, what else did you expect when a (m)uslim sympathizer is the director of the circus in Washington D.C. Or hasn’t any one noticed that he has a problem pronouncing the words (m)USLIM TERRORISTS?


14 posted on 10/20/2012 11:32:50 PM PDT by saintgermaine
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To: robowombat

12 remain hospitalized...3 yrs later.


15 posted on 10/21/2012 12:02:15 AM PDT by Eagles6 (DNC 2012 Convention: Celebrating infanticide and sodomy. Denying God.What could possibly go wrong?)
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To: ari-freedom
From the article:

“We’re working pretty hard for our guys right now to get them the recognition and compensation they deserve,” Kathy Stalnaker said in the video. Her husband, Sgt. Rex Stalnaker, has severe post-traumatic stress disorder from the incident. “We want to keep it in front of the public.”

Classifying the shooting as terrorism will allow the victims to receive combat-related special compensation that provides disability pay for medically retired service members, Stars and Stripes reports. Manning, who was shot six times, was recently denied such benefits.

The victims also would be eligible for Purple Hearts and medals for valor, Stars and Stripes reports.

While classifying this terror attack as workplace violence is ridiculous and despicable, this is about the money and awards.

I can't blame them but let's be honest about it.

IIRC, military members at the Pentagon on 9/11 requested but were denied combat ribbons.

16 posted on 10/21/2012 2:17:42 AM PDT by NEPA (Give me liberty, not debt)
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To: robowombat; All
Watch the video they produced here:


17 posted on 10/21/2012 3:09:12 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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That doesn't surprise me considering the bizarre behavior i witnessed in the Army and DOD in DC immediately after 9-11 and for some time. The general officer level were not fixated on destroying those who had attacked us. There was none of the attitude of Halsey when he viewed the smoking ruin of pearl harbor from the bridge of the USS Enterprise ; “When we finish the Japanese language will only be spoken in hell.” Far from it. There was general panic and dismay and a lot of lashing out in all directions mostly at the people who worked for these enementos. There was also a palpable sense of fear on the part of a lot of the military leadership that many of the relaxation of security that Clinton had put in place was going to come back and bite them for not offering any pushback to these foolish measures. So instead of a sort of cold relentless determination to crush the people who attacked the US there was a demoralized suspicious and angry atmosphere within the Beltway military establishment. The risk aversive bureaucratic mentality that has been fostered in the US armed forces since Robert McNamara displayed itself in this dumbfounded and shaken general and flag officers. As I look back on this period it is now clear that much of the confused and muted way the US government has gone after the terrorists had its origins then. The muted sorrowful way the 9-11 memorial service was carried out complete with a weaselly double talking mullah from the DC Islamic Center set the tone. I have no use for the Mahdi and his cronies but hard as it is to say this , the Bush people started the ‘kinder gentler’ approach to the terrorists and their Muzzy enablers and the military leadership displayed greater concern for their careers than in relentless prosecution of the war.
18 posted on 10/21/2012 3:58:23 PM PDT by robowombat
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the Bush people started the ‘kinder gentler’ approach to the terrorists and their Muzzy enablers and the military leadership displayed greater concern for their careers than in relentless prosecution of the war.

I don't know if the Bush people started it but they sure as hell promoted the "islam means peace" crap (it means submission).

For a long time the military has had too many mamby pamby bureaucratic higher ranking officers who are more politician than military.

19 posted on 10/22/2012 5:00:32 AM PDT by NEPA (Give me liberty, not debt)
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