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  •  Ease up on the facts (0+ / 0-)

    Not many here are really interested in "facts."  Facts tend to get in the way of the narrative that everyone in the Army is a dumb and a rapist.

    It is well that war is so terrible -- lest we should grow too fond of it. Robert E. Lee

    by ksuwildkat on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 09:26:00 PM PDT

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    •  No, you missed it - what everyone can see (0+ / 0-)

      plain as day is that the many honorable men and women in the service simply are in no position to do much about the culture of harassment and assault. The networks and incentives for hushing up are just too strong.

      "They did not succeed in taking away our voice" - Angelique Kidjo - Opening the Lightning In a Bottle concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City - 2003

      by LilithGardener on Sat Aug 03, 2013 at 10:53:45 AM PDT

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