Thursday, November 10, 2011

The Real Truth of Wars - Dr. Dahlia Wasfi


We have an obligation to every last victim of this illegal aggression because all of this carnage has been done in our name. Since World War II, 90% of the casualties of war are unarmed civilians. 1/3 of them children. Our victims have done nothing to us. From Palestine to Afghanistan to Iraq to Somalia to wherever our next target may be, their murders are not collateral damage, they are the nature of modern warfare. They don't hate us because of our freedoms. They hate us because every day we are funding and committing crimes against humanity. The so-called "war on terror" is a cover for our military aggression to gain control of the resources of western Asia.

This is sending the poor of this country to kill the poor of those Muslim countries. This is trading blood for oil. This is genocide, and to most of the world, we are the terrorists. In these times, remaining silent on our responsibility to the world and its future is criminal. And in light of our complicity in the supreme crimes against humanity in Iraq and Afghanistan, and ongoing violations of the U.N. Charter in International Law, how dare any American criticize the actions of legitimate resistance to illegal occupation.


Our so-called enemies in Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, our other colonies around the world, and our inner cities here at home, are struggling against the oppressive hand of empire, demanding respect for their humanity. They are labeled insurgents or terrorists for resisting rape and pillage by the white establishment, but they are our brothers and sisters in the struggle for justice. The civilians at the other end of our weapons don't have a choice, but American soldiers have choices, and while there may have been some doubt 5 years ago, today we know the truth. Our soldiers don't sacrifice for duty-honor-country, they sacrifice for Kellogg Brown & Root.


They don't fight for America, they fight for their lives and their buddies beside them, because we put them in a war zone. They're not defending our freedoms, they're laying the foundation for 14 permanent military bases to defend the freedoms of Exxon Mobil and British Petroleum.


They're not establishing democracy, they're establishing the basis for an economic occupation to continue after the military occupation has ended. Iraqi society today, thanks to American "help" is defined by house raids, death squads, check-points, detentions, curfews, blood in the streets, and constant violence. We must dare to speak out in support of the Iraqi people, who resist and endure the horrific existence we brought upon them through our bloodthirsty imperial crusade. We must dare to speak out in support of those American war-resisters, the real military heroes, who uphold their oath to defend the constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, including those terrorist cells in Washington DC more commonly known as the Legislative, Executive & Judicial branches.


"If There Is No Struggle, There Is No Progress"


Frederick Douglass said


"Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are people who want crops without plowing the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters. This struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, and it may be both ... but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will."


Every one of us, every one of us must keep demanding, keep fighting, keep thundering, keep plowing, keep speaking, keep struggling until justice is served. NO justice, NO peace.

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Occupy Wall Street Teachers, Students, & Parents



Reactionaries continue to see satanist commie pinkos everywhere:

NEW AGE GLOBAL REVOLUTION IN CLEAR PROGRESS: Occupy Wall Street, Occupy my home town (Fort Wayne), Occupy Detroit, Occupy the World
This IS the New Age Movement's long awaited global revolution in progress. How much more evidence do we need?

To maximize profits, the military industrial complex needs wars and more wars

According to the National Priorities Project, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost the nation well over $1 trillion dollars, since 2001. The Iraq War cost is tabulated at $789 billion and the Afghan War is at $403 billion. Others, like one-time World Bank and Nobel Prize economist Joseph Stiglitz, argue the true figure for these two wars is closer to $3 trillion.

Bomb inventor says U.S. defenses suffer because of politics

Fear mongering example

Iranian Students to Stage Rally in Support of Wall Street Uprising

"2.5 million Basiji (volunteer) students on Aban 13 (November 4) will move from specified places towards the Friday prayers Mosallas (a vast prayers place in each Muslim city usually used for Friday Prayers)" by chanting slogans and voicing support for the oppressed and deprived US and European people and the Islamic nations in the Middle-East, Caretaker of Pupils and Teachers' Basij Organization Colonel Hossein Momtahen announced at a news conference on Tuesday.

Iran celebrates 1979 US embassy seizure

Thousands of Iranians chanting "Death to America" marked the anniversary on Friday of the 1979 seizure of the US embassy amid references to recent US allegations of an Iranian assassination plot.

October Surprise, how Reagan really won!


Former Iranian President Abolhassan Bani-Sadr and Former Reagan-Bush Campaign and White House Staffer Barbara Honegger, attest to the October Surprise. Gary Sick wrote both an editorial for The New York Times in April of 1990 and a book on the subject. Sick a retired Naval Captain, served on Ford's, Carter's, and Reagan's National Security Council, held high positions with many prominent organizations, and wrote a recent book on US-Iran relations (All Fall Down). Sick wrote that in October 1980 officials in Ronald Reagan's presidential campaign made a secret deal with Iran to delay the release of the American hostages until after the election and in return for this, the United States purportedly arranged for Israel to ship weapons to Iran. Sick had interviewed a witness who saw members of the Reagan election team in Paris in negotiations with the Iranian government. According to Sick, Oliver North was the administration's scapegoat, taking responsibility to conceal the "treason" of Reagan and Bush.

Unmasking October Surprise ‘Debunker’

In his latest column, Parry examines the shocking career of a professional Islamophobe, Steven Emerson, who has exploited his ties to the national security complex to spread damaging misinformation across a broadening spectrum of subjects fromt the October Surprise to the Muslim Community Center planned for Manhattan by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf. Parry zeroes in on Emerson's disinformation about Imam Rauf that maliciously labeled the peaceful imam who wrote a book titled: What's Right with Islam is What's right with America -- as a scheming anti-American radical who defended terrorists including Al-Qaeda.

A funny thing happened on the way to the occupation

Like so many others, we at Post Carbon Institute have watched the growth of the #Occupy movement with a mix of hope and curiosity. So a few weeks ago we sent Ben Zolno, an enterprising young filmmaker, to Occupy Wall Street with copies of The End of Growth and a bunch of questions.
Last week we sent him back, this time with a few recommendations:
Dig Deeper.
Ditch Wall St.
Change the Paradigm.

U.S. Government Confirms Link Between Earthquakes and Hydraulic Fracturing

The practice of injecting water into deep rock formations causes earthquakes, both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Geological Survey have concluded.

Butt grab celebrations could get banned Iranian players 74 lashes

Mohammed Nosrati and Sheis Rezaei of Iranian league club Persepolis have already been banned indefinitely from entering any stadium in the country after celebrating goals in their side's nationally televised win over Damash Gilan last weekend by grabbing their teammate's backsides.

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