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A Fort Drum soldier was arrested at a hotel in southern Ohio early today on a warrant charging him in the stabbing deaths of two fellow servicemen at an apartment near the military post in northern New York.
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Michael W

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Dec 2, 2009
 
I think it's just about time that EVERYONE (companies and the military) invest in hiring MANY people whose only job is to research people and check into their social web site acitivities and comments. It's also tme for Facebook and the like to quit making the "private" option available to anyone - if you have something to say and it's not threatening to anyone ... what do you have to hide? It's not like you're too worried about privacy when your posting pictures of yourself and making insane comments! Social web sites could be the authorities best friend and stop crimes before they happen!
Neighbor to Fort Drum

New York, NY

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Dec 2, 2009
 
We have lost three young men who had made a commitment to serve their country. Three young men that were friends and comrades in arms. Let's pray that all the families can find some comfort during this horribly trying time. It is very unfortunate that whatever was troubling this Soldier went undetected or unnoticed by his friends, his family and the Army.

“jimmy agler”

Since: Jul 09

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Dec 2, 2009
 
while i pray for the victims and allthe families involved,when are we going to realize that our sevice members are fried out and that they need time to decompress between what seem like endless rotations?if the war is so righteous where is the draft?i know the military keeps hitting quotas but look how they are doing it,by accepting people who would have never been taken before.they are taking older,out of shape recruits,they have even lowered the criminal record stndard just to make the goals.it is time to wake up and realize that our military is stretched to it's breaking point.
lawyers

Bellefontaine, OH

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Dec 2, 2009
 
When I was in the service in the 60's, young men were given the choice of going to jail or join the Army. We didn't have mass murders then, so what has changed?
mosholder

Netherlands

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Dec 2, 2009
 
It's probably better for these soldiers. If they couldn't defend themselves, they have no business defending our country.
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Columbus, OH

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Dec 2, 2009
 
mosholder wrote:
It's probably better for these soldiers. If they couldn't defend themselves, they have no business defending our country.
DON'T FEED THE TROLL
Orly

Columbus, OH

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Dec 2, 2009
 
Michael W wrote:
I think it's just about time that EVERYONE (companies and the military) invest in hiring MANY people whose only job is to research people and check into their social web site acitivities and comments. It's also tme for Facebook and the like to quit making the "private" option available to anyone - if you have something to say and it's not threatening to anyone ... what do you have to hide? It's not like you're too worried about privacy when your posting pictures of yourself and making insane comments! Social web sites could be the authorities best friend and stop crimes before they happen!
Great idea! If you have nothing to hide, you shouldn't be worried about privacy right? Set an example for the rest of us and tell us all about yourself. Name, address, phone number, employer, hopes, dreams, darkest fears, etc.

Let's just call it quits and give up our rights to privacy in the name of security. I'm sure the soldiers that died would agree 100%!
Archie Bunker on steroids

Springboro, OH

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Dec 2, 2009
 
How about a little demographic info - is the perp possibly involved with the Nation of Islam, or is he Amish?

“jimmy agler”

Since: Jul 09

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Dec 3, 2009
 
Archie Bunker on steroids wrote:
How about a little demographic info - is the perp possibly involved with the Nation of Islam, or is he Amish?
if he was a muslim we would have been told that up front.if he is a christianthe media will say his religion was irrelevant to his actions.

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