**iraq - die and a machine signs your condolence l

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    "U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is under fire over Iraq again, after admitting to using a machine to sign condolence letters to the families of soldiers killed in the country....

    Several families of troops killed in Iraq told the newspaper the notes they received had not been signed by hand, and said they were angry that Rumsfeld was not paying attention to their loss.

    "To me it's an insult, not only as someone who lost a loved one but also as someone who served in Iraq," Army Spc. Ivan Medina told Stripes.

    "This doesn't show our families the respect they deserve," said Medina, whose twin brother, Irving, was killed in a roadside bombing in Iraq this summer...."

    Full article at:
    http://www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2004/12/20/rumsfeld-letters041220.html

 
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