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  • MargaretJacobson

    I say let the lunatic have an attempt to defend himself !! Then execute him !! Then incinerate his remains !! Send them depend the toilet !! Declare the shooting to be terrorist rampage against American citizens !! Give his salary to e victims families !!

  • Native Blood

    He still faces a trial by General Courts Martial. He will be involved in the jury selection of all military members and he will not be able to get off on any technicalities being he chose to represent himself.
    The MCM (manual of Courts Martial) is a huge volume and he needs to learn a great deal about the uniformed code of military justice. The penalty for intentional fratricide during a time of war is death. I hope Major Hassan does not try to make a spectacle of this and I hope he gets little press (if any) for this.

  • garygerke

    Trial??? Why???? He was shot by the military police with the smoking gun in his hand!
    There can only be one question….was he insane at the time of the shooting, if not, kill him publicly as his Jihadist friends love to do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!