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Ted Rall - Thursday October 11, 2007 Comic Strip Licensing and Permissions

Ted Rall - Thursday October 11, 2007 Comic Strip
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Paying money to families of an Iraqi murdered by a drunk Blackwater rent-a-soldier could encourage Iraqis to "try to get killed so as to set up their family financially. -U.S. State Department. The unemployment rate may be 27%. Average income is just $800 per year. Iraqi's aren't living large. But they're dying rich! (Man: Mom, Dad, I love you. A lot so I'm gonna get myself shot!) (Man 2: Sweet! Ka-ching!) Provoking a lucrative suicide-by-mercenary isn't always easy. (Man 1: Shoot me, gay boy! ) (Man 3: No.) (Man 1: Please?) (Man 3: No. (Man 1: I.E.D!) (Man 3: Go away.) Competition can get fierce.) (Man 4: Checkpoint manned by trigger-happy drunkards.) (Voice: Traffic jam) Some American troops even dress like Iraqis, hoping to get their families more than the standard $12,000 death benefit paid by the U.S. Army. (Man 5: Please send my bushel of cash... to my parents in Kenosha!)