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  •  It's how he got out that's significant (10+ / 0-)

    West was fined $5,000, accepted a Non-judicial punishment and allowed to retire as a lieutenant colonel after an Article 32 hearing for... wait for it...

    ...torturing a prisoner.  

    This guy staged a mock execution of an Iraqi prisoner, and was relieved of command and forced from the military.  The scandal is not Benghazi, but how this criminal could be in Congress and why he was not subject to a court martial.

    “If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.” Charles Darwin

    by ivorybill on Mon May 12, 2014 at 04:42:01 PM PDT

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