I read your May 31 news article “Vet’s call for help leads to arrest” with utter sadness and dismay. You should forward this article to both the secretary of defense and the U.S. attorney general (especially the latter ... the VA may not be FIFA, but it appears to still be morally corrupt).
One thing that upsets me about American judicial and corporate structures is “profit before people.” Profit, in the case of the judicial system, is one more sticker on that proverbial helmet. Prosecutors are too often overzealous in a Michael Nifong-ish kind of way.
There’s a reason the United States imprisons more residents than any other developed country. It’s a sporting event for prosecutors who have no clue about war or mental illness.
Ryan Broderick deserves help and a well-paying government job. No job equals suicide or crime.
Never miss a local story.