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Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-04 04:54||
#2 You want them to shoot dead a traumatized veteran?
Posted by KingKong 2013-02-04 05:19||
you mean like he gunned down Mr. Kyle? for murder there is NFE (that would be 'no fucking excuse')
so fuck you
Posted by past master of the obvious 2013-02-04 06:15||
#4 Come on, if he greased some no-life civvie or some paki you'd be crying over that?
The guy is traumatized, he's a victim, his brain ain't right.
Posted by KingKong 2013-02-04 06:24||
#5 and Kyle don't deserve to get shot, but hell... he took a nutcase with PTSD to a rifle range? WTF?
Can't help thinking we should add him to the list of disturbed vets who killed themselves. Wouldn't a trip to Dairy Queen and a movie have been a better choice?
Posted by KingKong 2013-02-04 06:30||
#6 That trip to the range was the whole point of what Kyle was doing: trying to de-sensitize PTSD's. My own younger son came back from Iraq with a reaction to what let's call 'loud noises'. Took him a while to work through it but he did. When I talked to him (son) about this event, he said "You never know if the dog's gonna bite til it does".
Posted by ed in texas 2013-02-04 06:54||
#7 Hang the little b*tch! No helping him.
Posted by Clusong Gromort6441 2013-02-04 08:52||
#8 It is a tragedy that Chris Kyle and his friend were shot. Eddie Ray Routh underscores the need for addressing problems vets have as they come back from combat.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-02-04 10:00||
#9 What problem does "KingKong" underscore?
Posted by Rob Crawford 2013-02-04 12:34||
#10 Really a tragic outcome for Mr Kyle.
It's possible that the perpetrator has suffered head injuries during the war ... Traumatic Brain Injury. Literally, his brain may not be right - at all.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-04 12:55||
#11 Mr. KingKong, please understand that a number of Rantburg commenters are either currently serving, veterans, or veterans now serving as civilian contractors, like Besoeker. A number of them have earnt their ghoste in the night the hard way.
I, on the other hand, am no doubt what you would refer to as a no-life civvie, what with being a little Midwestern housewife and all, though I did once touch a competition target shooting rifle. Still, for some reason my family and friends are very protective of me, and would be distinctly unhappy if I were shot in the back while trying to help.
Posted by trailing wife 2013-02-04 17:41||
#12 Marine was a 2111, Small Arms Repair Technician. PTSD? Something doesn't add up....
Posted by Vortigern Whavique7596 2013-02-04 21:15||
#13 PSTD my a$$, just a nut job who doesn't deserve any help. I have no sympathy at ALL for Mr. Routh.
Posted by Clusong Gromort6441 2013-02-04 22:52||