North Carolina’s 7th congressional district in the US midterm elections.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/26/us-veteran-killed-iraqis-tea-party

 

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This is shocking.

US veteran who killed unarmed Iraqis wins Tea Party support

Ilario Pantano, who is standing as a Republican candidate in North Carolina’s 7th congressional district in the US midterm elections.

The basic facts are undisputed: on 15 April 2004 Ilario Pantano, then a second lieutenant with the US marines, stopped and detained two Iraqi men in a car near Falluja. The Iraqis were unarmed and the car found to be empty of weapons.

Pantano ordered the two men to search the car for a second time and then, with no other US soldiers in view, unloaded a magazine of his M16A4 automatic rifle into them, before reloading and blasting a second magazine at them – some 60 rounds in total.

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About George Fisher

George is a freelance writer, an author and a Democratic political consultant. He has worked as Deputy Communications Director for a Senatorial campaign and Campaign Manager for several NC House races and one congressional race. He previously worked as a news producer for a local television station.
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