priority theses dogs would be on Romney's Laundry List of
Never mind, I
know, I just asked Seamus.
human beings are a pitiful lot... We are cruel to each other so
it's no shock when we are unkind to Earths other animals
especially the ones we consider pets like dogs that work
alongside us as co-workers helping to achieve some social goal.
this, the Military Bureaucracy is euthanizing war dogs because it
is too expensive and theres too much red-tape to ship them
back to the states for adoption. Just another sampling of the
bureaucratic machine where everything has a number and everything
has an expiration date of usefulness.
sounds way too farfetched for America but I could almost see a
world where, if they could get away with it, war injured human
beings who cost too much money to re-acclimate back into society,
would also get euthanized.
a thought, with all the insanity coming out of the GOP TEA PARTY
CAMP where women, the poor, the disenfranchised due to race,
religion (if its not Christian) or sexual orientation are
considered problems, a vote for the Romney/Ryan ticket will make
this deplorable vision just a matter of time. thinkingblue
They survived running toward death and danger, but some
locally trained military dogs of war are not making it home.
Instead, they're being euthanized.
Channel 2's Scott MacFarlane learned of an obscure U.S. law
that is making it tough for military dogs to be adopted after
their service is over.
Army Sgt. David Varkett survived his tour of duty in
Afghanistan, because his unit included Nooshka, a 5- year-old
dog that sniffed out an improvised bomb before it exploded.
"This dog has saved my life and many others,"
Varkett said. "She became a little local hero, finding
The U.S. military is now breeding 100 puppies a year, raising
them and then training them for the front lines.
In an era of roadside bomb warfare, the bomb-sniffing dogs
are remarkably useful. McFarlane went to Lackland Airforce
Base in San Antonio, Texas, where Georgia military canine
units are training. He said the training is exhausting and
Sgt. Jarred Palmer of Georgia, a Ft. Benning soldier, and his
unit's Belgian Malinois, Zzazu, are inseparable.
"The dog lives with you, she's your best friend. She's
your partner," Palmer said.
I just blogged about war dogs that are being euthanized because
they've become too expensive to save. We all know by now, what
importance dogs would be on Romneys laundry list.