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    Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Only one man, Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich, has been found guilty of the Haditha massacre (victims of which involved 10 women and children,) and may face a maximum of 3 months in prison when he is sentenced. That works out to fewer than four days in respect of each of the 24 people slaughtered. I am speechless!
    BBC News - Haditha marine Frank Wuterich enters guilty plea
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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    If only he uploaded an episode of some TV show, then he'd spend years in jail. Sometimes our justice system makes me sick.
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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    I'm blown away, too. I can't believe anyone was actually convicted of wrong doing at Haditha.

    This is nothing more than another one of those political convictions, so the diplomats can look good.
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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    This is nothing more than another one of those political convictions, so the diplomats can look good.
    ... thought that was the whole purpose of this war in the first place.

    Oh, wait. Diplomats, not politicians. My bad.

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    Typical US military justice, protecting their own and their own image of never doing anything wrong. Those soldiers should at a minimum gotten life, if not the death sentence.
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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Quote Originally Posted by Leo View Post
    Only one man, Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich, has been found guilty of the Haditha massacre (victims of which involved 10 women and children,) and may face a maximum of 3 months in prison when he is sentenced. That works out to fewer than four days in respect of each of the 24 people slaughtered. I am speechless!
    BBC News - Haditha marine Frank Wuterich enters guilty plea

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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I'm blown away, too. I can't believe anyone was actually convicted of wrong doing at Haditha.

    This is nothing more than another one of those political convictions, so the diplomats can look good.
    The guy plead guilty... I mean he admitted to wrong doing and that's how he was convicted. Do you not believe the guy's own admission of guilt?

    You don't have a clue what happened at Haditha, you're opinion is based entirely on what you'd like to think happened. No facts, all speculation.

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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    I'm blown away, too. I can't believe anyone was actually convicted of wrong doing at Haditha.

    This is nothing more than another one of those political convictions, so the diplomats can look good.
    It's shocking that people get in trouble for shooting unarmed civilians?
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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    Typical US military justice, protecting their own and their own image of never doing anything wrong. Those soldiers should at a minimum gotten life, if not the death sentence.
    A life sentence, for what? They didn't commit a crime. Made a mistake in the heat of battle, maybe; but not a crime.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Maximum of 3 months for Haditha massacre!

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    It's shocking that people get in trouble for shooting unarmed civilians?
    It's war. Stuff happens.

    What's shocking, is how American want to sell their own servicemen down the river, after the bad guys used unarmed civilians as human shields.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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