Apr 24, 2008
Deep Dark Secrets
"The Department of Veterans Affairs came under fire again Monday, this time in California federal court where it's facing a national lawsuit by veterans rights groups accusing the agency of not doing enough to stem a looming mental health crisis among veterans. As part of the lawsuit, internal e-mails raise questions as to whether top officials deliberately deceived the American public about the number of veterans attempting and committing suicide. " Click here for the full story.
Among the many things fucked up about this, is that the men and women that commit suicide are not actually counted as a casualty of the war. The 4,000 plus that is reported as having died in the war, is not the real number. And, don't forget the over 20,000 American solidiers that are maimed.
I wonder if Georgie enjoyed his slice of the Pope's cake.