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U.S. Continues Proud Tradition Of Diversity On Front Lines

Funny in a very sad way . . .from The Onion. Note the Kuwait dateline – folks, this is satire, one of the bleakest forms of humor.

CAMP COYOTE, KUWAIT—With blacks and Hispanics comprising more than 60 percent of the Army’s ground forces in Iraq, the U.S. military is continuing its long, proud tradition of multiculturalism on the front lines of war. “Though racism and discrimination remain problems in society at large, in the military—especially in the lower ranks where you find the cannon fodder—a spirit of inclusiveness has prevailed for decades,” Gen. Jim White said Monday. “When it comes to having your head blown off by enemy fire, America is truly colorblind.”

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March 31, 2007 Posted by | Bureaucracy, Communication, Community, Counter-terrorism, Cross Cultural, ExPat Life, Fiction, Humor, Lies, Living Conditions, Middle East, Political Issues, Social Issues, Statistics, Women's Issues | Leave a comment