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IAgreeWithThisPost 45 dead americans since Bush "Mission Accomplished (199 comments)

Since his little photo-op carrier stunt on MAY 1st, we've lost 45 American soldiers. THATS OVER 1 A DAY. So much for "Mission Accomplished". Considering we still haven't found the hyped "WMD'S", ask the families of these men if they think it was worth it:

WHERE ARE THE WMD's, BUSH?

US 5/1 Pfc. Jesse A. Givens 34 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Springfield, Missouri Killed May 1, 2003, when the M1A1 Abrams battle tank he was in fell into the Euphrates River when the riverbank collapsed near al Habbaniyah, Iraq

US 5/3 Sgt. Sean C. Reynolds 25 74th Long-Range Surveillance Detachment 173rd Airborne Brigade East Lansing, Michigan Killed when he fell from a ladder, causing his M4 rifle to accidentally discharge on May 3, 2003

US 5/4 Pvt. Jason L. Deibler 20 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division Coeburn, Virginia Killed on May 4, 2003, by a non-combat weapon discharge in Kuwait

UK 5/6 Pvt. Andrew Joseph Kelly 18 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment Tavistock, Devon, England Killed on May 6, 2003, in an accident that is under investigation, according to the UK Defense Ministry

UK 5/8 Gunner Duncan Geoffrey Pritchard 22 16 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment Suffolk, England Died on May 8, 2003, in a British hospital from injuries sustained in a traffic accident while on duty in Iraq

US 5/8 Pfc. Marlin T. Rockhold 23 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division Hamilton, Ohio Killed by a sniper while he was directing traffic in Baghdad on May 8, 2003

US 5/9 Lance Cpl. Cedric E. Bruns 22 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Force Service Support Group Vancouver, Washington Killed May 9, 2003, in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Kuwait

US 5/9 Cpl. Richard P. Carl 26 571st Air Medical Company, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment King Hill, Idaho Killed when the UH-60 medical helicopter he was aboard crashed in the Tigris River near Samarra, Iraq, on May 9, 2003

US 5/9 Chief Warrant Officer Hans N. Gukeisen 31 571st Air Medical Company, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Lead, South Dakota Killed when the UH-60 medical helicopter he was aboard crashed in the Tigris River near Samarra, Iraq, on May 9, 2003

US 5/9 Chief Warrant Officer Brian K. Van Dusen 39 571st Air Medical Company, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Columbus, Ohio Killed when the UH-60 medical helicopter he was aboard crashed in the Tigris River near Samarra, Iraq, on May 9, 2003

US 5/10 Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith 20 Detachment 1, Communications Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Marine Force Service Support Group Anderson, Indiana Killed May 10 in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Kuwait

US 5/12 Lance Cpl. Jakub Henryk Kowalik 21 1st Maintenance Battalion, 1st Marine Force Service Support Group Schaumburg, Illinois Killed on May 12, 2003, in Iraq when unexploded ordnance he was handling detonated

US 5/12 Pfc. Jose Francis Gonzalez Rodriguez 19 1st Maintenance Battalion, 1st Marine Force Service Support Group Norwalk, California Killed on May 12, 2003, in Iraq when unexploded ordnance he was handling detonated

US 5/13 Staff Sgt. Patrick Lee Griffin Jr. 31 728th Air Control Squadron, U.S. Air Force Elgin, South Carolina Killed in action when his convoy was ambushed near Diwaniyah, Iraq, while enroute to Baghdad on May 13, 2003

US 5/13 Lance Cpl. Nicholas Brian Kleiboeker 19 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division Irvington, Illinois Killed when the munitions bunker he was working in caught fire and exploded near Hilla, Iraq, on May 13, 2003

US 5/14 Spc. David T. Nutt 22 494th Transportation Company, 129th Corps Support Battalion, 101st Corps Support Group, 101st Airborne Division Blackshear, Georgia Killed on May 14, 2003, in a vehicle accident in Mosul, Iraq

US 5/16 Master Sgt. William L. Payne 46 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division Otsego, Michigan Killed on May 16, 2003, in Haswah, Iraq, when ordnance he was examining exploded

US 5/18 Marine Cpl. Douglas J. Marencoreyes 28 Vehicle Air Defense Battery, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division Chicano, Ca Killed in Iraq when the large transport truck he was riding in rolled over.

US 5/18 Spc. Rasheed Sahib 22 20th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division Brooklyn, New York Killed in Balad, Iraq, on May 18, 2003 when Sahib and another soldier were cleaning their weapons and the other soldier's weapon discharged

US 5/19 Lt. Col. Dominic R. Baragona 42 19th Maintenance Battalion, III Corps Artillery Niles, Ohio Killed in a vehicle accident on May 19, 2003, in Iraq

US 5/19 Capt. Andrew David LaMont 31 Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Eureka, California Killed in the crash of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter shortly after takeoff in the Shatt Al Hillah Canal, in Iraq

US 5/19 Lance Cpl. Jason William Moore 21 Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing San Marcos, California Killed in the crash of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter shortly after takeoff in the Shatt Al Hillah Canal, in Iraq

US 5/19 1st Lt. Timothy Louis Ryan 30 Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Aurora, Illinois Killed in the crash of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter shortly after takeoff in the Shatt Al Hillah Canal, in Iraq

US 5/19 Sgt. Kirk Allen Straseskie 23 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Drowned while trying to rescue the crew of a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter that crashed in a canal near Hillah, Iraq on May 19, 2003

US 5/19 Staff Sgt. Aaron Dean White 27 Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Shawnee, Oklahoma Killed when the CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter he was aboard crashed shortly after takeoff in the Shatt Al Hillah Canal, in Iraq

US 5/21 Spc. Nathaniel A. Caldwell 27 404th Air Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division Omaha, Nebraska Killed when his vehicle rolled over while responding to a civilian call on May 21, 2003, in Baghdad, Iraq

* US 5/23 Petty Officer 3rd Class Dwayne Williams 23 USS Nassau Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Chasing a football when he tripped and fell over the side of the ship, plunging 70 feet into the Atlantic

US 5/25 Pvt. David Evans Jr. 18 977th Military Police Company, U.S. Army Buffalo, New York Killed in an explosion at a facility which contained Iraqi ammunition in Diwaniya, Iraq, on May 25, 2003

US 5/26 Sgt. Keman L. Mitchell 24 Company C, 4th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division Hilliard, Florida Killed when he jumped into a 7-foot deep body of water on May 26, 2003, in Kirkuk, Iraq. When he failed to resurface, members of his squad retrieved him but attempts to resuscitate him failed.

US 5/26 Pvt. Kenneth A. Nalley 19 501st Military Police Company Hamburg, Iowa Killed when a heavy equipment transporter than crossed the median and struck the Humvee he was in on May 26, 2003, in Samawa, Iraq

US 5/26 Staff Sgt. Brett J. Petriken 30 501st Military Police Company Omaha, Nebraska Killed when a heavy equipment transporter than crossed the median and struck the Humvee he was in on May 26, 2003, in Samawa, Iraq

US 5/26 Maj. Mathew E. Schram 36 HHT Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Wisconsin Killed while traveling in a military convoy on a resupply mission that came under enemy fire on May 26, 2003, in Hadithah, Iraq

US 5/26 Pfc. Jeremiah D. Smith 25 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Odessa, Missouri Killed when his vehicle hit unexploded ordnance while escorting heavy equipment transporters on May 26, 2003 in Baghdad , Iraq

** US 5/26 Petty Officer 1st Class Shaun Dale USS Nassau Newport News, Va. USS Nassau - Missing. Status Unknown

US 5/27 Sgt. Thomas F. Broomhead 34 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Cannon City, Colorado Killed on guard duty at a checkpoint by unknown assailants who fired on him from a vehicle on May 27, 2003, in Fallujah, Iraq

US 5/27 Staff Sgt. Michael B. Quinn 37 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Tampa, Florida Killed on guard duty at a checkpoint by unknown assailants who fired on him from a vehicle on May 27, 2003, in Fallujah, Iraq

US 5/28 Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Bradley 39 588th Engineer Battalion, Engineer Brigade, 4th Infantry Division Utica, Mississippi Died on May 28, 2003, in Baqubah, Iraq in a non-combat incident that is under investigation

US 5/28 Spc. Jose A. Perez III 22 6th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Field Artillery Brigade San Diego, Texas Killed in an ambush of a convoy on May 28, 2003, in Taji, Iraq

US 5/30 Spc. Michael T. Gleason 25 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Military Intelligence Brigade Warren, Pennsylvania Killed in a vehicle accident while traveling in convoy during a storm on May 30, 2003, between Mosul and Tikrit, Iraq

US 5/30 Spc. Kyle A. Griffin 20 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Military Intelligence Brigade Emerson, New Jersey Killed in a vehicle accident while traveling in convoy during a storm on May 30, 2003, between Mosul and Tikrit, Iraq

US 5/30 Spc. Zachariah W. Long 20 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Military Intelligence Brigade Milton, Pennsylvania Killed in a vehicle accident while traveling in convoy during a storm on May 30, 2003, between Mosul and Tikrit, Iraq

US 6/1 Sgt. Jonathan W. Lambert 28 Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division Newsite, Mississippi Died June 1 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, as a result of injuries he suffered when his Humvee rolled over on May 26, 2003, in Iraq

US 6/3 Sgt. Atanacio Haromarin 27 Battery C, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division Baldwin Park, California Killed when the checkpoint his unit was manning south of Balad, Iraq, came under fire on June 3,

US 6/5 Pfc Brandon Oberleitner 20 Company B, 2nd Battalian, 502nd Infantry Regiment Worthington, Ohio Killed by a rifle-propelled grenade in Fallujah, Iraq, while returning from a dismounted patrol.

US 6/6 Navy Petty 3rd Class Doyle Bollinger Jr 21 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 Poteau, Okla Killed in Iraq when a piece of unexploded ordnance accidentally detonated where he was working.

US 6/7 Pvt. Jesse M. Halling 19 401st Military Police Company Indianapolis, Ind. Killed in Tikrit, Iraq at a military police station when his section was fired on and he was fatally shot

US 6/10 Unknown soldier from 82nd Airborne Divison

* Fell off the USS Nassau was on it's way home
** Missing from USS Nassau also, Status has not been determined - listed as missing

more than 11 years ago

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Goodbye to page widening!

IAgreeWithThisPost IAgreeWithThisPost writes  |  more than 12 years ago

In your preferences, mark +1 to long comments, mark Cmdertaco and his ilk as foes, change foe to -1, change your reading threshold to 0. It works!

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Two first posts in a row

IAgreeWithThisPost IAgreeWithThisPost writes  |  more than 12 years ago

Two in a row. I don't normally go for first posts(refreshing constantly just isn't an enjoyable activity for me), but these two just happened to drop into my lap. However, I was thwarted in my quest for a 3rd by a hot lunch date. It was worth the loss of braggadocio. Neither post is Samuel L. Clemens-esque, but instead are examples of pure first post panic in action.

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Ramblings on mod abuse

IAgreeWithThisPost IAgreeWithThisPost writes  |  more than 12 years ago When i started this account, i did not mean for it to be a full time troll account. However, after I posted a statement about how "I hated knee jerking mods"(ie, those that don't even read the post, they just mark -1), i proceeded to watch my karma drop from -1 to -14 in the span of a couple of minutes. I've since built it back up to -7 fairly quickly(through a mix of genius karma whoring and basic trolling as well), but I don't think I want to be a 0 again just to get 10 of my posts knocked down simultaneously because some mod didn't get his crack fix that day.

Now I see I am not alone in this. Look at this post http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=27155&cid=2929481

Has anyone else had this happen to them? Update: another instance of this abuse: http://slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=26328&cid=2859227

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