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MILITARY: Cooperative soldier is being punished

Letter by Jim Anderson, Olympia on Oct. 27, 2010 at 12:12 pm with 2 Comments »
October 27, 2010 12:41 pm

The Army is holding the soldier who informed on his mates for allegedly killing Afghans for sport. He’s in solitary confinement. I understand the need to protect him from his psychopathic cohorts, but is it necessary to punish him for his extraordinarily honorable acts?

In any and every jail or prison in the world, if one inmate wants to hurt another, it will happen, period. Let him live his life and assign to him a cadre of escorts if necessary.

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  1. live4fish says:

    And by “extraordinarily honorable acts” you mean taking part in killing innocent people. Or maybe the fact that the only reason he confessed and ratted out his brothers in arms was because he thought he was protected under the whistleblowers act.

  2. What is happening is known as trickle-down-guilt. Find the lowest ranking enlisted person involved and blame everything on them.

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