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Defense Department Says Giving Purple Heart To Fort Hood Survivors Would Hurt Hasan trial
foxnews.com ^ | March 30, 2013 | Pamela Browne, Catherine Herridge

Posted on 03/29/2013 10:38:36 PM PDT by Cold Case Posse Supporter

Edited on 03/30/2013 4:12:00 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Legislation that would award the injured from the 2009 Fort Hood shooting the Purple Heart would adversely affect the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan by labeling the attack terrorism, according to a Defense Department document obtained by Fox News.

The document comes following calls from survivors and their families for the military honor, because they say Fort Hood was turned into a battlefield when Hasan opened fire during the November 2009 attack. Fox News is told that the DOD “position paper” is being circulated specifically in response to the proposed legislation.


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What Hasan did was clearly a terrorist attack on our soldiers at Ft. Hood. To label it as 'workplace violence' is a slap in the face of those who died and those who were wounded. Plus it is a slap in the face to tens of millions of Americans who do not believe in political correctness.
1 posted on 03/29/2013 10:38:36 PM PDT by Cold Case Posse Supporter
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Department of Defense coddling people that want to kill every last American man woman and child, that would if they had the chance.

How can anyone believe our government isn’t treasonous?


2 posted on 03/29/2013 10:54:43 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter
If Nidal Hasan wasn't carrying out a terrorist act then his behavior becomes hard to explain. In a trial his radical ideology, his collaboration with known terrorists, his anti-Americanism, will be introduced by one side or the other. Hasan may have been a neurotic, socially dysfunctional loser but so are a lot of other terrorists. The Army simply wants to cover its butt for not sh*t-canning this guy years ago.
3 posted on 03/29/2013 11:01:51 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Mr. Hasan was not screaming “Allah Akbar!” as he was was shooting.
He was actually screaming “I want a snack bar!”.
Clearly, he was not a terrorist, merely a soldier dissatisfied with the mess menu.


4 posted on 03/29/2013 11:21:00 PM PDT by MistrX
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Now wouldn’t that be tough tittie for Hasan. He’s a terrorist and it’s a pity that he lived.


5 posted on 03/29/2013 11:23:01 PM PDT by Doc91678 (Doc91678)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

I’m surprised that the Defense Department doesn’t name a ship after Hasan. /sarc


6 posted on 03/30/2013 1:12:19 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

The simple solution would be to wait until after the trial but man it’s been forever already.


7 posted on 03/30/2013 1:49:27 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

So why are they waiting to have a trial?


8 posted on 03/30/2013 2:02:46 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Obama is the Chicken Little of politics)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter
It was absolutely terrorism, but Im not sure they should be awarded the Purple Heart. I would compare their case for the medal against others wounded or killed in any other terror attack. Honestly, I have not done the footwork on whether they have or havent, i.e. the folks who were wounded on 9-11 at the Pentagon?
9 posted on 03/30/2013 2:04:44 AM PDT by TheGunny
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Who gives a rat’s *ss about Hasan - award the purple heart.


10 posted on 03/30/2013 2:21:39 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

The federal government is a terrorism-support organization.

It will fall.


11 posted on 03/30/2013 2:40:43 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

using the Dept of Defense logic - Ft. Hood is than just a large business complex that than should be taxed. n So the State of Texas simply informs the DOD. By the way we see you as a business complex and you are behind in your taxes pay up ypur taxes, or as a State we will close you down and will take over the trial of Dr Hasan. Texas walks in takes hasan and hangs his dirty little ass on high. end of hasan and the FEds go beserk.


12 posted on 03/30/2013 3:28:42 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Every time I think there is no way this administration could possibly stoop any lower........it does!


13 posted on 03/30/2013 3:45:29 AM PDT by Carbonsteel
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The Defense Department document says that to expand the Purple Heart criteria to include “domestic criminal acts or domestic terror attacks would be a dramatic departure” from traditional criteria.

OTOH, women in combat and homosexuals serving openly were "changes that were long overdue."

14 posted on 03/30/2013 3:54:31 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: Carbonsteel

BUMP!


15 posted on 03/30/2013 3:54:42 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

How can any parent recommend joining the military when the wussification like this goes on? How many years has it been and we still don’t have a trial and conviction?

Death by Diversity and inclusion. This is what happens when the ‘grievance merchants’ take it to the extreme..

Roll that wheelchair with Hassan in it out into the desert and leave it there for the buzzards. THAT would be justice. I am so freakin fed up with this kind of crap.

Where is the media? Where is the outrage?????


16 posted on 03/30/2013 4:29:38 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

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- Hasan Nidal was bullied as a child.....

- Hasan Nidal was a member of Obama’s Transition Team

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17 posted on 03/30/2013 4:44:45 AM PDT by devolve ( -- -- God created men - Sam Colt made them equal --- Shoot low boys! - Skeeter is riding a pig! --)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

In the first place the Hasan trial should already be over.
In fact his execution should already be over.

In the 2nd. place it was a terrorist act.
These people are entitled to a Purple Heart.
Any real President would have already seen to their getting it.


18 posted on 03/30/2013 4:44:58 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Is this the same DoD that awarded a medal to a guy who gave a POWERPOINT presentation on how to treat Muslim detainees?


19 posted on 03/30/2013 4:57:51 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

There needs to be a mass Courts-Martial of a lot of military folks if they continue to pander to Islamic Terrorism via Major Hassan. Each one of them are giving aid and comfort to the enemy

Can you imagine....it was not too long ago that someone who committed such a treasonous crime would have been tenemried and executed by now.

Our military leadership is committing treason by helping the enemy


20 posted on 03/30/2013 5:07:50 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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Hasan is PROTECTED by Obama (for whom he worked in 2007 and 2008).
"Army Major (Hasan) Played Role in Presidential (Obama) Transition"

This was thoroughly covered by the MSM (not).


21 posted on 03/30/2013 5:11:02 AM PDT by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: SeminoleCounty

The Won and his administration are systematically dismantling our military. The Man’s Man type are now turning into the sissy-guys who want the military to be a test bed for everything PC and every liberal program that tears apart authority. Part of The Won’s “reformation” of this once great country.

How’s his plan going so far? He’s on monthly vacay, still in the ever present campaign mode as his minions do his dirty work.


22 posted on 03/30/2013 5:22:33 AM PDT by WaterWeWaitinFor (Would Winston Churchill stand still for all this nonsense?)
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To: WaterWeWaitinFor

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Opansification

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23 posted on 03/30/2013 5:31:31 AM PDT by devolve ( -- -- God created men - Sam Colt made them equal --- Shoot low boys! - Skeeter is riding a pig! --)
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To: TheGunny

“The Defense Department document says that to expand the Purple Heart criteria to include “domestic criminal acts or domestic terror attacks would be a dramatic departure” from traditional criteria.”
Yet “they” want to create a new medal for the desk bound “pilots” of the military drones. This medal would rank above a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. I am not saying that those people are not doing a professional job. I honor their service.
And Pam and Katherine, why not say wounded rather than injured?


24 posted on 03/30/2013 6:12:36 AM PDT by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: TheGunny

And thank you for your service Gunny


25 posted on 03/30/2013 6:14:23 AM PDT by Rannug ("God has given it to me, let him who touches it beware.")
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

What trial? DoD has been screwing around with this murderer for almost 4 years so they don’t offend the Islamofascists.


26 posted on 03/30/2013 6:47:44 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: Cold Case Posse Supporter

Legislation that would award the injured from the 2009 Fort Hood shooting the Purple Heart would adversely affect the trial of Maj. Nidal Hasan by labeling the attack terrorism, according to a Defense Department document obtained by Fox News.

Friggin MORONS it was terrorism!


27 posted on 03/30/2013 6:48:37 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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The FACT that this was an armed assault on the USA is NOT up to some court or tribunal to decide.

This line of “thinking” is total BS, and should be treated as such.


28 posted on 03/30/2013 7:21:56 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The British are coming" to TAKE OUR GUNS!--Paul Revere)
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Who’s defense department is it? Can’t be ours.


29 posted on 03/30/2013 7:49:17 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda—Divide and conquer seems to be working.)
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More on the way of making this trial of an Islamic terrorist a total sham.

The administration is coddling this guy for just that reason, he did a terrorist act and they hate to have a proper military trial for murdering scum like this militant murdering muslim American hating POS.

PO[tu]S Obama protecting POS terrorist.

30 posted on 03/30/2013 8:20:29 AM PDT by Syncro ("So?" -Andrew Breitbart [1969-2012] RIP King of The New Media)
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