Soldier gets 100 years

Mahmoudiya, IraqWhere’s the Right Wing?  They were trying to fry Jack Murtha saying that he didn’t support the troops.  Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh led the crowd.  Now, where’s the apology?  Where’s the you did have your facts straight before you opened your mouth.

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From CNN.com:

A U.S. soldier was sentenced to 100 years in prison Thursday for the gang rape and murder of an Iraqi girl and the killing of her family last year.

Sgt. Paul E. Cortez, 24, also was given a dishonorable discharge. He will be eligible for parole in 10 years under the terms of his plea agreement.

Cortez, of Barstow, California, pleaded guilty this week to four counts of felony murder, rape and conspiracy to rape in a case considered among the worst atrocities by U.S. military personnel in Iraq.  (more…)

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