Casualties of War

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    Kevin_Kennedy Defend Liberty

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    Campaign For Liberty — Casualties of War
     
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    good post...

    course it over looks the slut factor...
     
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    Seen it before it compares apples and oranges. And the math is a bit funny too.

    For instance Given an armed forces of roughly 1 million men that would be 12.8 per hundred thousand.

    In the military and in civilian life suicides are men by a wide margin. Women are still a minority among military personell while they are a majority of the nations population. Suicide rates Among American males are 17.1 per 100,000.
     
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    So your contention is that the US Army intentionally construed a statistical fallacy? For what purpose? How does misinforming the public about suicide rates in the Army benefit the military?
     
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    The only thing the army contributed to this paper was the number of military suicides.

    The rest of it is an add on from other parties.
     
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    Veterans are applauded going to war and an inconvenience after it.

    Happened after the Revolutionary war and been happening every war since.
     
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    War is still a racket and the currency is blood and wounded vets.

    Here is another example of how well we treat our troops. Hire only the best.

    I don't remember incidents like this when we had military people doing this work.
     
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    Blame Clinton. More shit get done by civilians now because of military cuts under Clinton. It was all about reducing the army's logistical tail while maintaining fighting trim...

    by the way thanks for the old news.
     

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