Ted Turner: Military suicides outnumbering combat deaths is 'good'

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    Ted Turner: Military suicides outnumbering combat deaths is 'good'


    Read more: Ted Turner: Military suicides outnumbering combat deaths is 'good' | Fox News


    No wonder he and Jane Fonda were married at one point in time. What a screwed up statement!


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    Read more: Ted Turner: Military suicides outnumbering combat deaths is 'good' | Fox News
     
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    I saw that. Holy toledo!

    Ted has gone bye bye.

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    Our troops are doing too many combat tours. That's why the suicide rate is up.

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    Indeed.

    But Ted would have you believe that it is because we are programmed not to kill so one would kill themselves instead and that's a good thing? WTF?

    Hummm PTSD, depression, god only knows what else. His reasoning and statement were really screwed up.
     
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    Wow, Turner is a nut job.....
     
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    I get what he's saying.....I don't agree that suicides are good though. MOST of us ARE programmed to care, not to ignore....to love, not to hate.

    Sure, there are exceptions...mostly in the Republican Party, but I digress....Just kidding guys!

    No, there are exceptions....but for the most part....we believe to one extent or another that we are all brothers.
     
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    Fucked up.
     
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    C'mon....you don't understand what he's talking about? Yeah....he screwed the pooch in the way he said it, I know....but the premise in the explanation, I think is accurate.

    I pity tortured souls who feel that suicide is the only way out of whatever haunts them. My mother used to say that suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.....but folks who have been through heavy combat and other psychological traumas? I'm not sure it's all that temporary.
     
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    What fucking world do you live in? Mankind is not a loving race, we are societal and those that do not belong to our group are outsiders and are fair game for assault and such. The claim we all love each other is a delusion created in the 60's.
     
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