posted on Apr, 8 2010 @ 02:52 PM
reply to post by rick1
you also have to remember where you are. On ATS, soldiers and cops are little more than scum to be spit on. Kids who have no idea about duty, honor,
and country spew hatred of something they don't understand more often than not. last year a recruiter started a thread just to tell everyone that
not every recruiter lies to get hight numbers and he was lambasted for like 10 pages. there were a few who stood up for the Military, but not
This situation was toxic from the start. Think Rodney King toxic. I wish people could know the sacrifices most soldiers make for their country. Yea
they get paid, about as much as McDonalds. But when they grow up, life has a way of changing things.
Having said all that, the gunner in the MC130 sounded like a master at the Xbox360 and didn't equate pulling the trigger to taking a human life. I
am sure it's easier to do that job that way. Much like a sniper. they are targets not people. But until there is no more war, these people will be
needed. I would rather have them on my side than against me.
Being someone who would die trying to save a life, it seems like such a waste to kill anybody.