The violence inflicted on US soldiers is not always confined to a remote battlefield in a distant land from armed insurgents. Only recently has it become known that veteran's are dying right here at home as they await medical care from the VA healthcare system that has shamefully demonstrated the wonton disregard of their well-being.
It could happen to any of us, Dr. Carson, and does, doesn't it? We fall headlong into error and embarrass ourselves. My guess is you feel that way about your remarks made in your recent interview with Fox Television Network. You didn't really mean to say that there should be no rules for war, did you?
Five million volunteers. Five million husbands, wives, sons, and daughters. Five million soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines who have fought for a dozen years. Next year, the last of these men and women will come home from Afghanistan. What comes next for this generation of veterans? What will their legacy be?