Chaplain: Kill Iraqis and You Will Be Happier

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Tomas Young, one of the first veterans to oppose the Iraq War, is dying of the horrible wounds he suffered in Iraq. Reading the account of his suffering by Chris Hedges will make you despise the U.S. government and George W. Bush for the folly of the Iraq War. One thing I especially note that happened to Mr. Young was when he found out he was deploying to Iraq: “He became increasingly depressed about his impending deployment to Iraq when he was in basic training at Fort Benning, Ga. He asked the battalion doctor for antidepressants. The doctor said he had to meet first with the unit’s chaplain, who told him, ‘I think you will be happier when you get over to Iraq and start killing Iraqis.'” Cursed be military chaplains.

4:24 pm on March 14, 2013