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"Many of us volunteered with patriotic feelings in our heart, only to see them subverted and bastardized by the administration and sent into the wrong country. Yes, we volunteered, but we didn¹t volunteer were you sent us to go."
*In an interview on ABC News, Vice President Dick Cheney was also asked about the 4,000 soldiers killed in Iraq. We are fortunate to have a group of men and women, an all-volunteer force, who voluntarily put on the uniform and goin harm¹s way for the rest of us, Cheney said. In response, Tomas Young, an Iraq war veteran who was paralyzed after being shot in Baghdad said, "Many of us volunteered with patriotic feelings in our heart, only to see them subverted and bastardized by the administration and sent into the wrong country. Yes, we volunteered, but we didn¹t volunteer were you sent us to go."
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Body of War: New Doc Tells the Story of a Paralyzed Iraq War Veteran Coming to Terms with Disability and Speaking Out Against War
As the US occupation of Iraq enters its sixth year, we take a look at a new documentary that captures the struggles of one of the tens of thousands of US troops injured in the war. Body of War is directed by film maker Ellen Spiro and veteran broadcaster Phil Donahue. The film tells the story of Iraq war veteran Tomas Young. On April 4, 2004, his fifth day in Iraq, Young¹s unit came under fire in Baghdad. He was left paralyzed, never to walk again.Released from medical care three months later, Young returned home to become an active member in Iraq Veterans Against the War. We play excerpts of Body of War and speak with Tomas Young and with filmmakers Phil Donahue and Ellen Spiro.
Cheney on 4,000 Dead American Soldiers: They Volunteered
The above Alternet Post starts out with: "Somebody needs to slap this guy."
97 percent of U.S. deaths in Iraq have occurred after George W. Bush declared an end to "major combat."