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US Soldier Kills Afghan Civilians In Kandahar
BBC News ^ | 11 Mar 2012 | BBC News

Posted on 03/11/2012 8:07:47 AM PDT by edpc

A US soldier in Afghanistan has killed at least 16 civilians and wounded five after entering their homes in Kandahar province, senior local officials say.

He left his military base in the early hours of the morning and opened fire in at least two homes; women and children were among the dead.

Nato said it was investigating the "deeply regrettable incident".

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; military; wot
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To: bigheadfred

God bless you and your effort!


51 posted on 03/11/2012 10:55:56 AM PDT by 4everontheRight (And the story began with..."Once there was a great nation......")
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To: edpc

I have to wonder with the lack of info on this story, lack of the release of information on it... if this is the same instance we have seen in the past when a muslim is involved. Seems to always be the first thing they mention if it were a Christian...believe me, that would be the first word in the story, the headline, etc.


52 posted on 03/11/2012 10:59:00 AM PDT by 4everontheRight (And the story began with..."Once there was a great nation......")
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To: ken5050
Ken
will we ever know the truth? will the MSM report truth of this incident?

NO because Obama will tell them what to print and say..for some reason our Media supports this guy..It is very hard to understand why???

we best wake up because another four years of Obama, then eight years of Michelle Obama, because I believe the media is grooming her resume to support her for a run in the office of President..how he has become so powerful from NOTHING is hard to understand..

53 posted on 03/11/2012 11:09:29 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: haircutter
thankfully I don't have as many years remaining as I've had in my past

I have two grandkids now. I think about the chance they are going to have to live a life like mine--free.

And then I ask myself "WHY should I let ANYONE stand in their way?"

54 posted on 03/11/2012 11:13:19 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: haircutter

It is PAST TIME FOR ALL OF US TO DEMAND, OBAMA RELEASE ALL HIS RECORDS THAT ARE SEALED

VOTERS DESERVE THIS INFORMATION BEFORE THIS NOVEMBER ELECTION.


55 posted on 03/11/2012 11:17:03 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: bigheadfred
FIGHT for them Fred...the future is bleak..
teach them to stand strong and speak out..

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE

56 posted on 03/11/2012 11:20:47 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: 4everontheRight; haircutter

Evan is my nephew.


57 posted on 03/11/2012 11:20:59 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred

TELL US ABOUT EVAN?

I’LL PUT HIM ON OUR FAMILY PRAYER LIST


58 posted on 03/11/2012 11:24:53 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: haircutter

Please do an FR search with the keyword vela.

CAFF is going to review his case. And the Parole people want to see him in April.


59 posted on 03/11/2012 11:35:19 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: haircutter

The major media companies have been threatened - at least once before the election and at least once in the first few months after the election - with both FCC and FTC annihilation after the election if they reported about Obama’s eligibility issue, and it’s claimed that Glenn Beck left Fox because the threats continued even after Beck ridiculed “birthers” but continued to report on Soros’ and Obama’s ties to communists and Islamists. Beck couldn’t provide protection for the lower-level staffers and Fox refused to provide protection and tried to stop him from exposing Soros’ ties because somebody from Fox’s Board of Directors is tied to Soros financially.

Most people in the major media are in bed with Obama and Soros and their communist-Islamist alliance so they didn’t mind the threats. Doug Hagman says that’s actually what one witness said was brought out in one of the meetings where the media company told the on-air personalities that their jobs would definitely be lost and their lives and families’ lives were questionable if they reported on the eligibility issue.

But the threats were very real for the “conservatives”, which explains why we’re basically functioning without ANY media willing to cover the communist-Islamist coup currently taking place within our own country.

Those claims were made by Doug Hagman. Links are below. The transcript of Hagman’s interview with Laurie Roth can be seen in Tom Ballantyne’s book “Oh Really O’Reilly”, for anybody who doesn’t want to slog through 3 hours of audio.

And Mike Zullo, commander of Sheriff Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse, has verified that the threats actually did take place. See http://www.wnd.com/2012/03/did-threats-silence-media-on-obama-probe/ for the article, and/or see http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2856160/posts for discussion regarding the article.

I’ll post here a comment I made earlier that gives the links for the Hagman information. I should also add that before I got confirmation of the accuracy of Hagman’s claims from Mike Zullo personally, I constructed a timeline of events related to potential Soros threats, and based on that timeline I had already seen that Hagman’s claims were very credible, which is why I reported them to Zullo and why he investigated them himself. (It was when I tried to forward my timeline to Zullo that my ISP informed me that my reply to Mike’s e-mail couldn’t be sent because the address failed; so I forwarded it to a go-between who forwarded it to him with no problem. Somebody with power to control the ISP didn’t want me communicating with Mike about Soros’ threats.)

Those threats were actually basically repeated PUBLICLY when Media Matters told Ben Smith that they were conducting guerrilla warfare against Fox, trying to get British regulators to destroy NewsCorp - right after Hannity had agreed with Trump’s statements that Obama should release a BC (which led to the release of what the posse has now confirmed is a forged BC).

Here is what I posted earlier about this, which puts into perspective Breitbart’s death, the bomb scare with Rush Limbaugh, and the presser all happening on the same day (taken from the thread at http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2854663/posts ) :

Right, but if he depends on Clear Channel for anybody to hear him, they can tell him what to say.

And this is a critical issue because Soros has threatened the media companies - including both TV and radio - if they reported on the eligibility issue. The same day as Sheriff Arpaio had a press conference saying there is probable cause that Obama’s birth certificate and draft registration are both forged, two of the most independent and effective conservative media entities received “messages” intended to be overheard by every reporter at that presser. Rush had the bomb threat situation. And just hours after interviewing Sheriff Arpaio, Breitbart was dead.

So the country isn’t hearing that a law enforcement investigation found that Obama’s records are forged. They’re hearing that Limbaugh called a gal a slut.

What the MEDIA, though, is hearing, is that Soros meant what he said when he threatened them - because Soros is working on taking out anybody in the media who MIGHT HAVE reported on the crimes that Soros & Co have committed to take the White House and country by an illegal coup.

The media is scared spitless. I encourage people to listen to the interview of Corsi at http://radiopatriot.wordpress.com/tag/dr-jerome-corsi/ (note: updated link) . Alex Jones says the people close to Breitbart believe he was murdered and notes that Michael Savage has a bodyguard and airs from different places because he’s fearful for his life. Corsi then mentions that the media companies were threatened if they reported on the eligibility issue. Doug Hagman had investigated that, and the posse has corroborated his claims; Corsi says he will report on that soon (if he’s not bumped off too...). What Hagman said was that the media people he spoke to were scared - and that was long before this situation with Breitbart and Limbaugh.

Some links:
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/13373
http://www.therothshow.com/demos/recent/hour1Aug0709.mp3
http://www.therothshow.com/demos/recent/hour2Aug0709.mp3
http://www.therothshow.com/demos/recent/hour3Aug0709.mp3

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/44247


60 posted on 03/11/2012 11:35:38 AM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: servantboy777

Here is a good read about the “Graveyard of the Empires” myth - http://www.propagandistmag.com/2011/04/22/more-afghanistan-myths-graveyard-empires


61 posted on 03/11/2012 12:15:56 PM PDT by Krosan
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To: PogySailor

“Something very strange about this report. How does one soldier walk out of a base in Crapganistan?”

at 3 AM by himself heavily armed. I smell a setup. Remember back in Iraq when something like this happened and they would not let us do an autopsy on the bodies because it was against the Koran. I expect the same thing to happen here.


62 posted on 03/11/2012 12:39:16 PM PDT by ClayinVA ("Those who don't remember history are doomed to repeat it")
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To: edpc

Soldiers are fundamentally human beings who are taught that what they do is more then just a day job,you can’t tell them that it is ok that their buddies got killed by cowards in uniforms and tell them not to do anything offensive towards the Afghan people.

Senior leadership didn’t care about how soldiers felt about these acts perpetrated against them,so at least one soldier eventually snapped and most likely took matters in his own hands.

An act like that is not,of course,going to stop Afghan soldiers or interpreters or anyone else who is supposed to be on our side from killing any more soldiers.

Again however the leadership acted as all soldiers needed was a perp talk on how they shouldn’t let base acts of treachery get in the way of working with the locals,which was horribly stupid......in a situation you buy the soldier’s trust back.You don’t ignore their concerns and tell them to move on.


63 posted on 03/11/2012 1:30:04 PM PDT by Del Rapier
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To: haircutter

I agree. I seen your post on another thread the other day about Agenda 21 and it does scare you. The more you read about it, the more everything they are doing makes since. Absolute evil.


64 posted on 03/11/2012 3:04:38 PM PDT by JPII Be Not Afraid
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To: Baynative
this made me really stop and think this morning though
65 posted on 03/14/2012 1:10:59 PM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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To: Del Rapier

See my link posted at 65....and please comment.


66 posted on 03/14/2012 1:13:42 PM PDT by MarMema (freedom for Amir)
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To: edpc

It’s a tragedy the people our soldiers were sent to liberate, to be savaged by the act of one senseless murderer. There’s no excuse for his actions. The victims families will be marred for the rest of their lives having lost their loved ones. There will be children that will grow up without a Mother or Father or both. Their will be Mothers and Fathers who have to live with the loss of a child. Senseless tragedy. But, I wouldn’t paint every member of the military with the same broad brush. They perform admirably under the most difficult circumstances, it’s amazing there are not more instances like this.


67 posted on 05/28/2012 3:32:28 PM PDT by days_gone_by
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