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The Huffington Post points out that U.S. Marine Scott Olsen (a veteran), seriously injured by Oakland cops who hurled a tear gas canister at his head then threw a flash grenade near his crumpled body as fellow demonstrators tried to help him, served not one but TWO tours in Iraq -- and never suffered an injury.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/26/iraq-vet-oakland-police-tear-gas_n_1033159.html

inothernews:

So Oakland’s cops did what sniper’s bullets, improvised explosive devices and rocket-propelled grenades couldn’t: they hurt a U.S. soldier.

Good job, Oakland PD.