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April 27, 2008

Troop-Supportin' Lefty Blogger: "Fuck The Troops-- So 4,000 Rubes Are Dead, Cry Me A Tigris"

A higher form of patriotism. Caution on link: I'm told that there's a virus at the website. I think the tipster means the virus is at the lefty's website, and not Pat Dollard's site, which is where my link actually goes.

If you want to be very cautious, don't click at all. If you want to be somewhat cautious, click through to Pat Dollard's but don't chase the next link to the lefty who wrote this.

Yup... The virus is one the lefty's site, if you attempt to click on his donation buttons.

So, 4000 rubes are dead. Cry me the Tigris. Another 30,000 have been seriously wounded. Boo fucking hoo. They got what they asked for—and cool robotic limbs, too.

Likely, just reading the above paragraph made you uncomfortable. But why?

The benevolence of America’s “troops” is sacrosanct. Questioning their rectitude simply isn’t done. It’s the forbidden zone. We may rail against this tragic war, but our soldiers are lauded by all as saints. Why? They volunteered to partake in this savage idiocy, and for this they deserve our utmost respect? I think not.

The nearly two-thirds of us who know this war is bullshit need to stop sucking off the troops. They get enough action raping female soldiers and sodomizing Iraqi detainees. The political left is intent on “supporting” the troops by bringing them home, which is a good thing. But after rightly denouncing the administration’s lies and condemning this awful war, relatively sensible pundits—like Keith Olbermann—turn around and lovingly praise the soldiers’ brave service to the country. Why?

What service are they providing? I don’t remember ordering 300,000 dead Iraqis—although I was doing a lot of heavy narcotics back in ‘03. Our soldiers are not providing a service to the country, they’re providing a service to a criminal administration and their oil company cronies. When a mafia don orders a hit, is the assassin absolved of personal responsibility when it’s carried out? Of course not. What if the hit man was fooled into service? We’d all say, “Tough shit, you dumb Guido,” then lock him up and throw away the key.

As a society, we need to discard our blind deference to military service. There’s nothing admirable about volunteering to murder people. There’s nothing admirable about being rooked by obvious propaganda. There’s nothing admirable about doing what you’re told if what you’re told to do is terrible.

Etcetera.

I'm sure like Reverend Wright he's been "taken out of context."

Question: Isn't it a federal crime to deliberately infect computers with viruses?


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