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US General allegedly covers up soldiers treated like they were in Auschwitz over Congressional election

You want to talk about insane minds? If this turns out to be true, this general should take the award for the insane mind of the year.

In September 2011, The Wall Street Journal reported from Kabul that U.S. officers found that patients at the hospital were routinely dying of simple infections and starving to death, while corrupt doctors and nurses demanded bribes for food and basic care.

Is there any justification at all for leaving US soldiers in an Afghanistan hospital staffed by corrupt Afghan doctors and nurses who are abusing our soldiers who are there risking their lives for these very same people who are allegedly torturing, starving them  and even killing them? Can you believe anybody with even half of a conscious would let this happen much less try to justify it? It certainly shouldn’t happen to a dog, much less US soldiers, or anyone for that matter.

 US military officers accused one of the highest-ranking US commanders in Afghanistan, Lieutenant General William Caldwell, of trying to cover up a horrifying scandal at a taxpayer-funded hospital in Kabul to limit bad news in an election year, the AFP reports.

Colonel Mark Fassl, who testified Tuesday, said he was shocked when Lt. Gen. William Caldwell cited the then-upcoming 2010 congressional elections as the reason not to investigate the hospital.

The general reportedly said at the time: “How could we … make this request with elections coming? He calls me Bill.”

So, this general is using an election as justification for all this? If so he belongs in Hell with people like Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin in our book.

If this is true there’s absolutely no justification for not arresting him immediately and giving him a full court-martial. If Obama or Biden or anyone in the Obama administration or Congress was aware of this travesty then they should be impeached or arrested at once.

Using US soldiers as political tools should not be tolerated by either party. What we read about the VA is bad enough sometimes, this is well beyond that.

We’d even go as far as to say that a firing squad would be too good for this guy.

We’ll have to wait and see what this investigation turns up and if it turns out to be true, if anyone in Congress has the cojones to properly deal with it.

If true, this general should take up the old Roman tradition of falling on his sword.

H/T: The Blaze article: ‘AUSCHWITZ-LIKE CONDITIONS’: U.S. GENERAL ACCUSED OF MASSIVE AFGHAN COVER-UP TO PROTECT OBAMA DURING ELECTION YEAR

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Did you hear about the new French tank?

 

New French Tank has 1 speed forward and 6 in reverse.

There an old but apparently relevant joke that goes: Did you hear about the new French tank? It has one speed forward and 6 speeds backwards. Obviously used for those fast French retreats.

 

Today this is proven true. Osama bin Laden goes “boo” just in time for Halloween and the French immediately pull out of Afghanistan. Per the Christian Science Monitor we get this tidbit of information……

France is leaving Afghanistan. Though President Obama has committed to reducing America’s footprint in Afghanistan beginning July 2011, the withdrawal of another ally is likely to add an additional layer of challenge to maneuver that reduction. And the timing of the announcement has put France’s decision under some scrutiny.

Of course Bin Laden had nothing to do with their decision….haha!

France’s announcement came a day after the release of a tape with a message believed to be from Osama Bin Laden, who threatened to attack French citizens because of their presence in Afghanistan and treatment of Muslims. French officials were quick to insist that there is “absolutely no link” between the threat and their decision to begin withdrawing troops in 2011.

So what did Bin Laden say that scared the French-fries out of them?

“The equation is very clear and simple: as you kill, you will be killed; as you take others hostages, you will be taken hostages,” said bin Laden in a part of the tape given to Al Jazeera.

Glad I’m not French, I’d be very embarrassed over this one.

Source: Christian Science Monitor

 

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US Funds Taliban so they can kill troops!

OK, this is one of the great Insane Minds of all time. Per Fox news up to $1 billion of our dollars going to Afghanistan end up not, helping anyone or building anything, they end up with the Taliban, who no doubt use this money to fund their jihad against the US and use that money to buy guns, ammo and bombs to kill US troops!

Obviously, we have massive stupidity running rampant in Washington, DC as evidenced by the fact that this continues and that we still have troops in Afghanistan, fighting an un-winnable war, not to mention all the money that’s going to the Taliban to kill our troops.  Does this meet the definition of insanity? Oh, before you judge it, it gets even better.  Per Fox our illustrious Commander-in-Chief has known about this for quite awhile, and evidently prefers sitting on his hands, which makes me wonder if he likes giving billiions to his Taliban buddies……

That is the same assessment that Richard Holbrooke, the special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, gave to President Obama more than a year ago, according to Bob Woodward’s book, Obama’s Wars. “All the contractors for development projects pay the Taliban for protection and use of the roads, so American and coalition dollars help finance the Taliban,” Woodward wrote.

It gets better. It seems the government is allowed to hide all this so the public doesn’t hear about it.

But there really is no way to know exactly how much money has been diverted, experts say, because the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) makes sure accounting practices do not pick it up and because of the structure of the subcontracting system.

As Thibauld has noted, subcontractors usually build in somewhere between 20 and 40 percent markup for payoffs. And that money never shows up on the books of the major contractors. But with more than $50 billion in U.S. aid money already spent, the diverted corruption costs would likely equal the amount of estimated graft generated by the country’s $4-billion-a-year poppy crop.

“It is amazing,” Fair said. “Every agency in Afghanistan has to file detailed reports except USAID, which does not report ‘overhead’ on its books. It is deliberate obfuscation.”

So, we have Obama who’s supposedly the person who should have the buck stops here sign on his desk and we have the Department of State in collusion with him and his cronies to hide all of this from the public and probably Congress, too.

Is anyone awake in Washington, DC? Will we get a Congressional investigation of this after November 2, when we hopefully will have Republican control of the House and possibly the Senate? Or, will there be more hand-sitting in Washington, DC?

You tell me, Insane Minds are obviously in control.

Source: Fox News

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