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Originally posted by HrdCorHillbilly
US resident here...
I haven't seen a flag draped casket on the news or anywhere for a very long time. At one point the Government was blocking these types of images from getting out. That was back in 2005.
Apparently their still doing the same thing.
Originally posted by danielhanson420
well i know for a fact that the press aren't allowed to show the bodies of are troops. its also shocking to see how many journalist have died their but what do you expect after the footage of Vietnam caused uproar in the states they'll never televise a war like that again. and don't think were coming out of afghanistan any time soon sure you've all seen the minerals thread which was common knowledge to allot of you any way. p.s whats the bet the flags on coffins have a tiny label "made in china"
[edit on 15-6-2010 by danielhanson420]