An American Sniper Responds to Hollywood’s “American Sniper”
Rather than face the truth that our government lied us into a devastating war that forced countless naive kids to go halfway across the world and murder people that did absolutely nothing to them, we happily celebrate the story of the most lethal military member in history, who achieved this feat during what was one of the most illegitimate and pointless wars in American history. We are in effect collectively celebrating what should be seen as a tragedy, and the fact that this is lost on so many people is downright terrifying to me.
As such, it was extremely refreshing to read the following words from Garett Reppenhagen, Cavalry Scout Sniper with the 1st Infantry Division in the US Army, who served in Iraq from 2004-2005.
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Vía Max Keiser http://ift.tt/1x8o9Bz