Skip to comments.Victims Outraged as Feds Refuse to Call Fort Hood Attack Terrorism
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 Hasans 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.
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Wait! Candy has a transcript!
It wasn’t Terrorism, it was Islamic Jihad.
Because it was an islamist attack and the so-called Commander I Chief is an islamist.
VOTE THE MARXIST and his evil regime OUT!
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?
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.
Obama probably thinks it is workplace violence that is a bump in the road and not optimal.
I’m really glad to hear that the victims are doing this.
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.
Wait, what?.. Liberals and Guns.. Are you nuts.. NEVER!.. :)
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!!!
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?
12 remain hospitalized...3 yrs later.
Were 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.
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.
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