Friday, December 23, 2011

Brave Chinese American Soldiers Danny Chen Harry Lew Die in Afghanistan - Of Racism

I just caught this in the Seattle Times, "Eight charged in soldier's apparent suicide", 19 year old Army private Danny Chen where they are investigating whether racial harassment led to a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Organization of Chinese Americans had a news conference with the mother that doubted it was a suicide. Chen had written from Afghanistan that the men always asked if he was from China and called out Chen like a goat, and he was running out of jokes to reply, and being pelted by rocks. OK, GIs gotta be GIs. Then there is being forced to hold liquid in his mouth while hung upside down. Now that's weird. The Army says "we treat each other with dignity" and rejected allegations of hazing. Yeah, that upside down thing is fine as long as it is done with respect. And they said they need to "investigate" if race was a factor? WTF? How do think this would be treated in the press if it was a gay / black / jewish / female / muslim hazing??

Private Danny Chen
But wait, there's more. In August, 3 Marines have been criminally charged in hazing Lance Corporal Harry Lew of Santa Clara who dropped out of art college and told his immigrant parents he wanted to serve his country. I quickly surfed his name and found a Youtube salute that didn't mention the suicide, and commenters that said that he dishonored the Marines by killing himself and endangered his comrades by sleeping on his watch. Of course, being ANOTHER Asian who killed himself after a severe hazing has to be a complete coincidence.
Oh yeah, and that Nidal Hasan guy, they still haven't the slightest idea of what could motivate a guy to object to fighting Muslims, give away Korans, don Muslim dress at the 7-11, converse with Bin Laden's biggest American citizen agent, and shoot people while screaming Allah Ackbar, even after Obama ordered the killing of 9-11 Imam Anwar al-Awlaki who personally approved the operation as Islamically correct. Yup, no terrorism or hazing on our bases, we won't stand for it, not on our watch. No wonder FUBAR is a military term.
Yeah, I'm usually the guy who pretends there is no such thing as racists or racism, but SOMETIMES PEOPLE DO KILL YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE CHINESE. They did it 100 years ago, and they're doing it again in the military as if hating the enemy wasn't good enough they have to take it out on their fellow Americans. Sad.
I'll post updates on this article as I surf up more details.


Brave Asians Die in Afghanistan – by Suicide after abuse
Chen had written from Afghanistan that the men always asked if he was fromChina and called out Chen like a goat, and he was running out of jokes to reply, and being pelted by rocks. OK, GIs gotta be GIs. Then there is being forced to hold liquid in 
Army Charges 8 in Wake of Death of a Fellow GINew York Times
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Rep. Chu Speaks on the Passing of her Nephew, Harry Lew

Rep. Chu speaks on the House floor about the passing of her nephew, Harry Lew, who served as a Marine in Afghanistan.
by RepJudyChu  8 months ago  1,363 views

Harry Lew, Today We Trick For You

He only lived for 21 years, but students at Santa Clara High School are paying tribute to a graduate they say had a big impact on their lives ...

by BandYProduction  8 months ago  3,254 views

RIP Harry Lew

AJ Rafael- When We Say
by etkngyn  8 months ago  962 views

Lance Cpl. Harry Lew

FREEDOM IS NOT FREE...NEVER FORGET!!! Lance Cpl. Harry Lew, 21, of Santa Clara, Calif., died April 3 while supporting combat operations in Helmand ...

by DontTreadOnMe2010  8 months ago  1,772 views


the week of April 4. 2011, honoring the life of our friend Harry LewHarry was an infectious spirit who brought happiness and laughter to ...

by peterrulonmiller  8 months ago  3,219 views

Remembering Lance Corp Harry Lew Reported by Paolo Subida

Remembering Lance Corp Harry Lew Reported by Paolo Subida

by 1funnyplip  8 months ago  748 views

Harry Lew

Far East Movement - 3D Ft. Bruno Mars
by etkngyn  1 year ago  601 views

Story of Lance Corp. Harry Lew Coming Soon

Story of Lance Corp. Harry Lew Coming Soon

by 1funnyplip  8 months ago  920 views

Ordinary people [The Harry Lew version]

An old music video Harry made in his video production class back at SCHS. Good times.
by TypeAndroid  8 months ago  304 views

Harry Lew

Rest in peace
by lykamx3  8 months ago  462 views

I Miss You Cover dedicated to Harry Lew

Melissa and I doing a cover of Aaliyah's I Miss You Dedicated to Harry Lew. Rest in peace brotha....What?.....Word.

by RNeri408  8 months ago  351 views

Harry Lew Memorial: Superbad Tricking Session

This video was uploaded from an Android phone.

by ayamashita1015  6 months ago  179 views

Well Done Cover

A cover of Passion's Well Done Dedicated to Harry Lew. Rest in peace brotha. We miss you, we love you ... well done passion ryan neri Rneri408 ...

by RNeri408  8 months ago  207 views

Hook Kicks for Harry

I didn't know Harry that well... But I enjoyed tricking with him only a few short years ago, especially enjoying the June 23rd, 2009 session. I ...
by greytale  8 months ago  699 views

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    1. Three Marines face court-martial stemming from suicide | Reuters
      Oct 27, 2011 – The case stems from the suicide of Lance Corporal Harry Lew, 21, who shot himself with his automatic rifle during a patrol in April after he was ...
    2. Harry Lew, South Bay Marine, dies in Afghanistan - SFGate
      Apr 5, 2011 – (04-05) 05:48 PDT SANTA CLARA -- A Marine from Santa Clara died while serving in Afghanistan, the Defense Department said Monday.
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      1. More Military Abuse in Afghanistan, Another Suicide | Battleland ... 
        Oct 12, 2011 – Judy Chu, D-Calif., revealed the hazing that her nephew, Marine Lance Corporal Harry Lew, endured in Afghanistan the April night he took his ...
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