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Land of the Coerced, and the Home of the Slave

The movie Operation Dreamland is a documentary of the lives of soldiers in Fallujah. The link above will take you the trailers page; at the bottom, watch the “Recruiting” video, which roiled me enough to make this post. A pair of commanding officers mock and demean their soldiers, who have already served their country, in an effort to get them to stay on for another tour of duty.

I can appreciate the position the American military is in, but I wish they wouldn’t shame their surviving soldiers with statments like. “You can’t go home and live with momma; she’s not gonna put up with you anymore.”

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