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Chris Kyle Shot: The Devil is Dead in Texas

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: Jan. 20, 2015

My Problem with American Sniper – Kyle Isn’t the Problem. Eastwood Is


At around 5:30 pm Saturday evening, police found the devil shot dead, probably by his own gun, at a shooting range in Texas.

When I do go face God there is going to be lots of things I will have to account for but killing any of those people is not one of them.” Chris Kyle

His name was Chris Kyle and he was a career sniper on SEAL Team 3 from 1999 to 2009 who bragged that he had killed more people with a sniper rifle than anyone else in our military history (160). The people he killed were mainly Iraqi insurgents, people who resisted our illegal occupation of their country.  Ever see the movie “Red Dawn”? The heroes of that movie are insurgents fighting against a fictional invasion and occupation of this country. Kyle claims that he was so feared in Iraq that the insurgents had a name for him “The Devil of Ramadi“. Like his number of his kills, that aspect of the story of the “American Sniper” changes a bit from one story to the next as well. Kyle and Jessie Ventura got into a little spat a while ago about whether or not one punched the other. Imagine that, two killers turned authors hooking up to promote more book sales.

There is apparently no motive behind his murder and the details of the shooting are sketchy at best. Sound familiar?

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