Archive for March 9th, 2014

The Survivors of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars: 1,558 Amputations; 7,224 Severe Brain Injuries; 118,829 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
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The Survivors of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars: 1,558 Amputations; 7,224 Severe Brain Injuries; 118,829 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders

We often hear about death tolls when discussing the human cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the real cost can be contemplated in in a different way now, thanks to the Congressional Research Service (CRS). A newly-released report from the CRS provides a human accounting of the many serious injuries which thousands of U.S. soldiers returned home with. For example, 1,558 soldiers […]

Texas Police Finally Admit They Shot and Killed Unarmed African American Woman
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Texas Police Finally Admit They Shot and Killed Unarmed African American Woman

Anthony Bell’s 47-year-old mother was shot and killed by the Bastrop County Sheriff’s department in Texas. “I couldn’t even touch her hand or kiss her on the forehead,” said Anthony Bell, whose 47-year-old mom was shot and killed by a 28-year-old Bastrop County Sheriff’s Deputy Daniel Willis. Bell didn’t hear about the death of his unarmed […]