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MARINE CLEARED IN SHOOTING

Boy, military investigations sure seem to be doing their jobs lately. Navy investigators have cleared the Marine that shot an insurgent dead inside a mosque in Fallujah back in November. The shooting achieved instant fame due to it being caught on video tape by NBC cameraman Kevin Sites.

As soon as the footage aired, the media and the left were beside themselves. After whining about how the all-important "Arab World" would react, they made it seem as if this young man walked right into a mosque and executed a worshiper. As the investigation found, that isn't what happened at all.

Among their findings: the shooting was in self-defense, and the Marine will not face charges. This is absolutely the right decision. The battle-weary Marines involved were engaged in door-to-door combat in Fallujah, at the height of the insurgency there. The mosque where these scumbags had been shooting from had been full of Islamic terrorists trying to kill American soldiers.

When the Marine in question entered that mosque, he had no idea that the insurgents lying on the ground were injured combatants from the previous day. He even said so when informed of that fact, saying "I didn't know, sir. I didn't know." Was the insurgent laying there, pretending to be dead, armed with a suicide bomb? That's happened several times. These are the split-second decisions our men and women in uniform have to make every day over there. One wrong answer and you're tango uniform. With the stakes so high, they have to err on the side of caution.


this is the correct decision

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(NT) (NT) Keep up the good work Marine !

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(NT) (NT) yup and 1 more needs clearing

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AMEN!

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Should have never been put through this ordeal Sad But all's well that ends well I suppose.

Evie Happy

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Who envestigate it?

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I think when police envestigate police and military envestigate military it is not posible to have truth

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(NT) (NT) to bad you werent over there you could check huh

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Finally got a chance to see the video. What the hell was

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anybody thinking to create problems over this shoot? The Marine was wounded and was being carried by four other soldiers when the Marine saw a percieved threat, he was the only one facing that way while he was being carried over a rocky and debris strewn area and he opened up in defence of the evacuation party that was carrying him. I apologize for misjudging this case based on insufficient evidence, and for opening my mouth before I had all the facts. Specificall I did not know that it was the wounded Marine who opened up while being evacuated.

Sorry Mark, I get on your *** about a lot of stuff but I was wrong here.

Rob

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