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Ft. Lauderdale massacre caps a miserable week for the military

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Last week’s news was overstuffed with upsetting reports about the mental health of military people. And that was before “troubled Army veteran” Esteban Santiago opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The armed forces have shrunk by 10 percent in recent years, but child abuse and neglect in military families are up. Way up. Some of our “heroes” will be spending time in the stockade, but at least they’ll have a roof over their heads. That’s more than we…

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