Please take the time to listen this!!! With tears and a heart of pain, may we put it forward to proclaim and request assistance for ALL of the Veterans of not only this country but throughout the world! War has got to stop!!!-A.M.
Published on Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Democracy Now!
Dying Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young Reads “Last Letter” to President Bush and Dick Cheney
Iraq War veteran Tomas Young was left paralyzed in a 2004 attack in Iraq. Released from medical care three months later, Young returned home to become an active member in Iraq Veterans Against the War. He recently announced that he will stop his medicine and nourishment, which comes in the form of liquid through a feeding tube — a decision which will hasten his death. Joining us from his home in Kansas City, Young reads from his letter, “A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran.” Young says to Bush and Cheney: “You may evade justice but in our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder, including the murder of thousands of young Americans — my fellow veterans — whose future you stole.”
Young explains decision to end his life: