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Military suicides 'out of control'

CALLAWAY, Fla. — Libby Busbee pounded on the window of her son’s maroon Dodge Charger as he sat in the driveway of their home earlier this year. Locked inside his car, Army Spc. William Busbee sat with a .45-caliber gun pointed to the side of his head.

“Look at me,” his mother cried out as she tried to get her son’s attention. “Look at me.”

He wouldn’t look.

He stared out the front windshield, distant, said Libby Busbee, relating the story from an apartment complex in Callaway.

“I kept yelling, ‘Don’t you do this. Don’t do it.’ He wouldn’t turn his head to look at me,” she said, looking down at the burning cigarette in her hand.

A 911 call was made. The police pulled her away from the car.

William, Libby Busbee’s 23-year-old son, was talking with a police officer when he fired a shot through the front windshield of his car, according to the police report.

The police recoiled. William rapped on the window in apparent frustration, the report indicated.

Then the second shot was heard.

“I knew that was the one,” said Libby Busbee.

William Busbee took his life in March with his mother and sisters looking on.

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Get the depressed soldiers to join Veterans for PEACE!!!

Active work towards PEACE will help them regain the flame of life & love within their numbed tortured souls: I am convinced.

http://www.veteransforpeace.org/

Get involved in Freeing Bradley Manning!
http://scotthorton.org/2012/11/29/112812-kevin-zeese/
Kevin Zeese (Come Home America, BradleyManning.org)

Why help OUR treasure...

...when we can help the IDF!! Our BILLIONS to israel go to help their returning troops:

-become body guards to celebrities
-train other foreign armies
-learn to make SUSHI!
-provide instant grants to start a business, buy a home, plan a wedding!
-become NORTH AMERICAN camp counselors!
-treat those with PTSD at a specialized facility "Israeli Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma"

And they only have to serve THREE years! Read this and weep...

http://www.idfblog.com/2012/07/16/3-years-in-the-idf-whats-n...

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost." -John Quincy Adams

All they get for "help" is more poison.

SSRIs are known to cause suicidal (and homicidal) thoughts and tendencies. To prescribe them to depressed people is malpractice, to prescribe them to soldiers is treason.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

Fishy

You said it so so well.

Thank you so much for pointing this out.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

thanks, ll.

I pretty much harp on it at this point. I am a rare bird - I survived that shit, who else will speak out about how heinous those drugs are? The folks who like them are not going to complain, and most folks who react to them are dead. So I try to bitch enough for all those who did not survive.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

I appreciate your lone voice, though--

I am a lone voice about something altogether different, also a rare exception to some things--

I've made too much noise in my real world, so I don't say much on here--

honestly, I don't want to be found and hounded here--

DP is my safe place--

:(

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

omg this is so sad...

Fck the military industrial complex!!! I hope the ones responsible for these wars burn in hell!

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Well said.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15