Iraq War Hero JR Salzman to Obama: You Said You Were Proud of Our Sacrifices. So Why Did You Throw Them Away?

JR Salzman, the “Lumberjack in the Desert” blogger, was the ESPN Outdoor Sportsman of the Year back in 2005.
Then he went to Iraq.

JR lost his arm in an IED attack.
In July 2009 JR came back and won his 7th ESPN Logrolling Championship.

J. R. Salzman, who lost an arm in Iraq, with his sister after winning his seventh logrolling title. (The New York Times)

Today J.R. Salzman posted a series of tweets in response to the deteriorating situation in Iraq.

Remember when we met in 2007 @BarackObama?

Screw American lives lost.

Will you apologize to my friend?

I did not get an arm blown off in Baghdad so you could sit on your ass and watch Iraq fall

JR also posted this earlier this week:
Sorry, But Society Doesn’t Give a Damn About Veterans



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