Shout-out to the 343rd

Now here are some troops I can support!

A whole unit refusing to go on a mission in a war zone would be a significant breach of military discipline. The military statement said the incident “isolated” and called the 343rd an experienced unit that performed honorable service in nine months in Iraq.

One of the 19 urges the folks back home to “raise pure hell!” This will mean, among other things, holding President Kerry’s feet to the fire come January.

I know it makes no sense for an anarchist to feel patriotic, but this kind of story just makes my heart go pitter-pat.

Going hiking in West Virginia. Have a great weekend, y’all.

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