An Iraq War Vet Sounds Off On Racism, Violence in the Ranks

This post, written by Malena Amusa, originally appeared on Race Wire

I've been ignoring the news about the Senate's debate on the pullout of U.S. troops that Democrats hoped would put an eventual end to war in Iraq.

I'd just hoped for a break though, and left it alone, thinking I couldn't afford to be so angry reading updates everyday on the proposal that got crushed this week. Sadly, Senate Democrats failed to capture the votes that would have enforced a deadline bringing troops home earlier than the Bush posse has planned, the LATimes reported yesterday.

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