Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A Crying Shame

In a story that recalls the privations of Valley Forge or the horrors of a hospital in the era of the American Civil War before Joseph Lister began the fight against dangerous microbes, injured US personnel in Afghanistan have been operated on in conditions that resemble a slaughterhouse. Why would our multi-trillion dollar Federal government not have ample medical supplies including clean sheets on which to treat our wounded heroes? This Elizabeth Sheld article exposes how our forces have been abandoned by military and political leaders:

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