Archive for the ‘Pat Tillman’ Category

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…”Some of the details that emerged after Tillman’s death included that he was close enough to see the men shooting at him when he was killed; his uniform was burned after his death; medical examiners’ suspicions about the bullet holes in his head were ignored; and comrades were also ordered not to discuss his death.”…

Read the entire unbelievable article at CNN.com.

270707tillman2.jpgThe headline seems innocuous enough – more information coming out about the “friendly fire” incident that killed former NFL player Pat Tillman. But if you read the story, you’ll find that the new details are that Tillman was shot 3 times in the forehead with an M-16. From those who know this weapon, it has 3 settings for firing:

  • Single shot
  • 3 rounds, one trigger pull
  • Automatic unlimited firing

Army medical examiners concluded Tillman was shot three times in the head from just 10 yards away, no evidence of “friendly fire” damage at scene. Army attorneys congratulated each other on cover-up. Wesley Clark concludes “orders came from the very top” to murder pro-football star because he was about to become an anti-war political icon.

Here’s the story from the AP at Forbes.com

Here’s the “other story” at prisonplanet.com

The White House has refused to give Congress documents about the death of former NFL player Pat Tillman, with White House counsel Fred F. Fielding saying that certain papers relating to discussion of the friendly-fire shooting “implicate Executive Branch confidentiality interests.”

From The Washington Post.  Read the rest of the article – if you can stomach it – here. Read a commentary about it by Glenn Greenwald at Salon.com

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