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US soldier Bowe Bergdahl: 'Our son needs time to decompress' (VIDEO)
BBC ^ | 1 June 2014

Posted on 06/02/2014 4:25:57 AM PDT by kingattax

A US soldier who has been released after nearly five years in captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan needs time to ''decompress'', his parents have told a news conference.

Jani and Bob Bergdahl also said they had not yet spoken to their son, Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, 28, who was handed to US forces on Saturday in exchange for five Guantanamo Bay detainees.

Jani Bergdahl began by reading a letter to her son.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; bergdahl; bobbergdahl; bowebergdahl; gitmo
everything about this whole thing really stinks and the whole truth needs to come out.
1 posted on 06/02/2014 4:25:57 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

This father is a Taliban-loving blowhard. I also don’t think he’s real bright.


2 posted on 06/02/2014 4:28:29 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: kingattax

He’s already “decompressed.”

He’s pissed on the United States for more than five years; that should be sufficient “decompression” for anyone.


3 posted on 06/02/2014 4:30:36 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: miss marmelstein

youre right and i bet that he is butt-up-in-the-air five times a day jabbering to allah-in-wonderland.


4 posted on 06/02/2014 4:31:27 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax
US soldier Bowe Bergdahl: 'Our son needs time to decompress'

Fort Leavenworth, KS would be a perfect setting for this.

5 posted on 06/02/2014 4:32:01 AM PDT by JohnG45
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To: JohnG45

yep. kodiak island wouldn’t be a bad idea either.


6 posted on 06/02/2014 4:33:49 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax
I wonder how many families began to learn German or Japanese when their sons were POWs during WWII? How many Americans became Nazis, or bowed to the Japanese emperor?
7 posted on 06/02/2014 4:35:19 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: kingattax
"everything about this whole thing really stinks and the whole truth needs to come out. "

We need to stay on this. 6 brave soldiers are dead thanks to the deserter.
Since the elections are coming up we need to write our reps and demand justice.

8 posted on 06/02/2014 4:36:05 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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To: kingattax
'Our son needs time to decompress'

Your son needs to be lined up against a wall and executed by firing squad. He deserted his unit in a time of war.

Article 85 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice:

(c) Any person found guilty of desertion or attempt to desert shall be punished, if the offense is committed in time of war, by death or such other punishment as a court-martial may direct, but if the desertion or attempt to desert occurs at any other time, by such punishment, other than death, as a court-martial may direct.

9 posted on 06/02/2014 4:36:21 AM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Cowboy Bob

great question


10 posted on 06/02/2014 4:36:29 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: JohnG45
"Fort Leavenworth, KS would be a perfect setting for this."

THE ONLY SETTING FOR THIS! ! ! ! ! ! !

11 posted on 06/02/2014 4:37:22 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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To: DeaconRed
"THE ONLY SETTING FOR THIS! ! ! ! ! ! ! "

I stand corrected we were at war and the UCMJ demands the firing squad.

12 posted on 06/02/2014 4:39:41 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Deodorant and Common sense. The ones who need it most don't use it. . . . .)
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To: DeaconRed

you’re right. please keep reminding people


13 posted on 06/02/2014 4:39:43 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: DeaconRed

i suggested kodiak island where there are several hundred big hungry bears. save the ammo


14 posted on 06/02/2014 4:41:24 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: kingattax

You’re spot on. The way I expressed it to my wife was “this situation is more squirrely than a bag full of a$$holes.” Those forum posters advocating Ft. Leavenworth and a firing squad are also right on the mark but it’s unrealistic to expect the current Occupant to allow such against his co-religionist.


15 posted on 06/02/2014 4:46:05 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: kingattax
"needs time to decompress."

What they mean is he needs time to get his story straight, and I'm sure Obama's media propaganda section is giving him plenty of help with that.

16 posted on 06/02/2014 4:48:40 AM PDT by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war,and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: kingattax

Undoubtedly.

I also think this incredibly stupid narcissist has managed to turn half of America against his son. Way to go, hippie Talibani!


17 posted on 06/02/2014 4:50:54 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: kingattax

Sounds like he needs a date.

18 posted on 06/02/2014 4:51:06 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: kingattax

He should “decompress” for 20 years in a federal prison!


19 posted on 06/02/2014 4:52:56 AM PDT by dalereed
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20 posted on 06/02/2014 4:53:06 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: kingattax

> yep. kodiak island wouldn’t be a bad idea either.

Slathered in bacon at that.


21 posted on 06/02/2014 5:05:10 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: miss marmelstein

This whole scenario is a reminder of the TV show, Homeland. You just can’t make this crap up.


22 posted on 06/02/2014 5:06:41 AM PDT by kenmcg (b)
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To: T-Bird45

> You’re spot on. The way I expressed it to my wife was “this situation is more squirrely than a bag full of a$$holes.” Those forum posters advocating Ft. Leavenworth and a firing squad are also right on the mark but it’s unrealistic to expect the current Occupant to allow such against his co-religionist.

He will probably be knighted and given the title of Saint since he converted to Islam.


23 posted on 06/02/2014 5:07:48 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

Actually, the Democrats are trying to decide which congressional seat he’s going to run for..


24 posted on 06/02/2014 5:08:57 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: kingattax

http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2014/may/31/bowe-bergdahls-father-bob-interview-video

wierd


25 posted on 06/02/2014 5:09:54 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: kingattax

It’s starting to come out. This soldiers buddies are saying that he was fleeing the battlefield and is a traitor.


26 posted on 06/02/2014 5:12:37 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: ken5050

> Actually, the Democrats are trying to decide which congressional seat he’s going to run for..

Or put him in charge ofthe VA now that there’s an opening .../s


27 posted on 06/02/2014 5:13:59 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: kenmcg

Well, the writers of Homeland did! Now all we need is a female CIA operative to fall in love with this creep.


28 posted on 06/02/2014 5:14:17 AM PDT by bonfire
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To: kingattax
"Jani and Bob Bergdahl also said they had not yet spoken to their son, Sgt SGT* Bowe Bergdahl,

There, fixed it.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

* for promotion to Sergeant, a soldier must do at least three things...attend Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), successfully appear before a promotion board, and attain enough promotion points (given for awards, schools attended, etc.). As a PFC, Bergdahl would not have done the first two, and it's doubtful he earned the points before he deserted. His two promotions were PR stunts, designed to make low-information types think this administration actually cares about our servicemen and women.

29 posted on 06/02/2014 5:21:10 AM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: miss marmelstein
Typical Blaine Co. Idaho low-information Leftist. The Hailey/Ketchum/Sun Valley area is like a Commiefornia blight on otherwise gorgeous Central Idaho.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

30 posted on 06/02/2014 5:24:21 AM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: kingattax

Title -— US soldier Bob Bergdahl: ‘Our son needs time to decompress’.
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The title should read: ‘Our son needs time to get his story straight’.


31 posted on 06/02/2014 5:25:00 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: kingattax

My guess is this story was timed.to get the leaking of.the CIA station chief in Afghanistan out.of.the news.

If that gets too much time it will be discovered that the plame fiasco.was a whole lot of lies cooked up by democrats. Can’t have that.


32 posted on 06/02/2014 5:25:39 AM PDT by what's up (sun)
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To: what's up

Their son needs time to “de-compose”, not “de-compress”


33 posted on 06/02/2014 5:30:00 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: yldstrk

For starters...

Note to DAD: Clean the darn house before letting a film crew into it....Yuck.

Reading a few of the comments on the bottom my guess is that some are too stupid to realize the circumstances behind this kids capture.


34 posted on 06/02/2014 5:51:41 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: DaveA37

Ouch, lol!


35 posted on 06/02/2014 6:13:58 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
I couldn't get any sound on this no matter how many times I hit the sound button, lol! Tried to watch it without sound and got totally bored with this awful hippie and his boring trek through snow.

The comments afterwards were the usual sick blend of anti-American hatred and pro-Jihadi exuberance. P.S.: I was listening to talk radio this morning and they were going on about how Obama kept touching the hippie chick wife during the press conference. I didn't see that particular conference - anyone see it?

36 posted on 06/02/2014 6:22:28 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

‘Our son needs time to decompress and grow a beard and pick out a muslim mosque’


37 posted on 06/02/2014 6:30:00 AM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: bonfire
Well, the writers of Homeland did! Now all we need is a female CIA operative to fall in love with this creep.

Does Bergdahl have a the smoking hot long-suffering wife waiting for him? I Doubt it!


38 posted on 06/02/2014 6:30:17 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: kingattax

Why does obama do this now? Who benefits politically, specifically at this moment, from this lopsided and ridiculous exchange?


39 posted on 06/02/2014 6:31:23 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: minnesota_bound

And maybe he’ll shack up with Johnny Jihad when he gets out of prison in a few years!


40 posted on 06/02/2014 6:32:41 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein
It played fine on my PC.

The whole thing irritated me. :)

41 posted on 06/02/2014 7:12:18 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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42 posted on 06/02/2014 7:16:50 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: kingattax

Why hasn’t he shaved off his muzzie beard? Hmmm


43 posted on 06/02/2014 7:19:32 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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“lopsided and ridiculous exchange”....sure

how about unlawful and treasonous ?


44 posted on 06/02/2014 11:41:41 AM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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Fair enough, throw him out the hatch at 50,000 feet.


45 posted on 06/02/2014 2:56:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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