Wednesday, December 06, 2006
Jeff Lucey hung himself after he returned home from Iraq. I have read different stories on him, some of them questioning the validity of his version of his experience while in combat. I say that it doesn't matter. If he was good enough to fight in a war for our prez, the demons that haunted him afterward are valid and we need to look at that.
Malachi Ritscher self-immolated as an expression of his pain about the war. People question his state of mind.
Some people are the parakeets in the mine. They alert us to the fact that we are killing ourselves - our bodies, earth and souls.
What is more crazy? Feelings of overwhelming pain when witnessing atrocities or thinking that it is okay to kill, rape, and pillage other countries and our earth?
Statement from Kevin and Joyce Lucey:
We watched President Bush (41) break down while talking of his son who is leaving the Florida Governor's job.
We would ask all of them to think of how it is to talk at your son's wake and funeral. For those of us who have lost our loved ones due to the arrogance, stupidity and the deception of this Bush and his "team", to watch this father break down at his son losing his employment as governor appeared to be such a slap in the face of all of those who have truly suffered a true loss of a loved one due to a Bush's malfeasance.
This demonstrates the shallowness and the theatrics of this clan - We would just ask any of the Bush family how many wakes and funerals have any of them attended of those who have lost their lives due to actions of the Bush who presently holds the Office of President.
This family should hold their heads down in shame and disgrace - due to the fact that their family member has caused thousands of families in this country to experience such grief and loss during this " Holiday " season - not only due to battle but also due to the neglectful treatment of the VA - where they abandon the returning troops who have the most need of them. ... and for a war of choice.
Kevin & Joyce Lucey, the proud parents of Cpl. Jeffrey Michael Lucey