VA Official: More Than 60,000 Iraq, Afghanistan Vets Diagnosed With PTSD

Jonathan Schulze was awarded two Purple Hearts in 2005 after a lengthy tour of duty in Iraq.

But the Marine veteran couldn’t escape the war inside his head.

Drugs and alcohol temporarily numbed his pain. Yet the guilt he carried around with him having been one of a handful of soldiers in his unit to survive combat was impossible to run away from.

Schulze was suicidal.

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Mukasey Rebuffs Pelosi, Refuses To Prosecute Bush Aides For Contempt

As expected, Attorney General Michael Mukasey refused Friday to refer congressional contempt citations against President Bush’s Chief of Staff Josh Bolten and the president’s former counsel, Harriet Miers, to a federal grand jury claiming that the officials did not commit a crime when they refused to testify before Congress.

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