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General News and Politics
By Jim Barber, Camp Verde, Arizona
Current news and political discussion
Tuesday, July 22, 2014


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Our military spends millions every year working with the Mexican military. Our top generals said that it was necessary to release five top terrorist commanders to ransom Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban. It's an article of faith with our G.I.s that we never knowingly desert one of our own on the battlefield. Bergdahl was routinely promoted during his time with the Taliban. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi earned his Sergeant stripes in combat. Tahmooressi is still fighting his own war with PTSD. Bergdahl has a private bedroom in the NCO quarters. Our country watches as Tahmooressi sleeps in a cold Mexican cell.

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Article comment by: Arikara Tom

Jim, you missed the all important, subtle difference. Tahmooressi is a CRIMINAL who tried to make a fast buck selling weapons to Mexican gangsters! That's quite an important distinction, wouldn't ya say? He is getting just what he deserves!!!

My guess is that he better learn to love tortillas and beans.

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