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A video has emerged online that appears to show some American troops blowing up a dog-for fun On the footage, which surfaced two days ago, soldiers can be heard- off camera- laughing as the animal approaches a trap-apparently set up by themselves. The men chortle as they spot the hapless creature wandering in what appears to be a bombed out street.
Originally posted by wrkn4livn
reply to post by Hellas
Most people look down at the military and see "these people" as less-smart or not as good as themselves. Unfortunately, actions like these reinforce this notion within the minds of these self-superior types (I didn't watch it). These are regular guys and girls who have been dehumanized after 6, 7, 9 deployments. They see blood and guts mostly everyday. They see the worse in mankind while we sit her cruising the internet, watching TV and eating pizza then we expect them to return and get jobs, not totally freakout and shoot people at parties, kill a Park Ranger and walk into neck high snow and freeze themselves to death. Good luck with that.
Why? It is fact. There is an epidimic of dying and diseased dogs there....there are no vets to help them....and they are dangerous roaming the streets....the dogs need to be killed because they cannot be helped...it is humane for the healthy animals and for humans that live there.
The two strays were among the thousands that roam the streets of Baghdad. Authorities have been killing them since November, trying to prevent the spread of disease and attacks on residentsedit on January 2nd 2012 by greeneyedleo because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by rickyrrr
reply to post by LadySkadi
My tax money should not be spent on dealing with the "diseased stray dog problem" in this manner, if this is what you seem to be implying.
This is a health problem that isn't ours to solve, much less by using military resources.
Originally posted by isaac7777
Although disturbing, you cant judge all soldiers by the acts of the few. Amazing of the hypocrisy of ATS posters. If you judge all soldiers/police by the act of the few, than ill judge all occupy protesters by their few, and say all of them are druggies, rapists, and cop-stabbers.
To add to this, dont judge someone whos overseas risking their lives for the people of their country, while youre sitting in a chair watching videos.edit on 3-1-2012 by isaac7777 because: (no reason given)
When al-quada blows these fellas up, I'll be the one laughing, for real.
The eradication of feral animals is an Iraqi government sponsored project, that is apparently supported by a large number of the Iraqi population... Look into it, try to move beyond your one-sided, personal bias.
Originally posted by MarineSniper8541
Without the US Military you would all be speaking Arabic right now or Mandarin...and I am of Iranian decent so believe me when I tell you that YOU DO NOT want Shia law or live under Islamic rule.