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donsu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 12:15 PM
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Torture, Murder, Bush, Kissinger and The Mothers of the Disappeared

http://www.buzzflash.com/articles/editorials/103


Torture, Murder, Bush, Kissinger and The Mothers of the Disappeared in Argentina: America on the Brink of Horror


For some 30 years, the Argentine women known as the Madres (Mothers) de La Plaza de Mayo have marched every Thursday in front of the Presidential Palace of Argentina. They gather in memory of their children and grandchildren, who were among the estimated 30,000 people who disappeared during "Operation Condor." Another 50,000 people were murdered.

One of the Madres (Mothers) de la Plaza de Mayo displaying a photo of her son who was one of an estimated 30,000 "disappeared" during "Operation Condor."

(BuzzFlash photo taken on October 5, 2006)

"Operation Condor" reached its peak in the 1970s. With assistance from the United States, and the support and knowledge of Henry Kissinger, five of the southern cone South American nations conducted a campaign of unspeakable torture and killing against their own citizens.

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What happened during Operation Condor is so horrific all done in the name of the safety and security of "the nation" that it is barely speakable. The torture included one of the Bush Administrations favorite techniques waterboarding and many other methods. Families were forced to watch or listen to their love ones being mutilated. Friends were required to conduct torture on those that they knew. Pregnant women were allowed to stay alive until their babies were born, then they were murdered. Their children were given to military families who adopted them.

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Many Americans will say that this horror cannot happen in the United States, but they are wrong. Legally, as a result of the legislation passed in September, it is now quite possible.

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It is said, in Bob Woodwards book "State of Denial," that Henry Kissinger is now privately advising Bush and Cheney on the Iraq War.

It was Henry Kissinger who brought us a prolonged war in Vietnam, the bombing that led to the Khmer Rouge massacre in Cambodia, the death squads in Central America, the East Timor slaughter, and Operation Condor -- among other potential war crimes.

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For some nations, their long nightmare of people being declared "enemies of the state" by faceless men, then tortured and killed is over.

For the U.S., the long nightmare of the disappeared is just beginning to take shape.
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will americans get off the couch and fight back?
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Vexatious Ape Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 12:19 PM
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1. great post
This stuff needs to be pulled back out of the memory hole.
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Amonester Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 12:25 PM
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2. K&R
"The illegal we can do right now; the unconstitutional will take a little longer."
- Henry Kissinger
http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Kissinger/HKissinger....

WTFUA
BITL
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EC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 01:22 PM
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3. Antonio Bandaras did a movie on this
that was on yesterday, in fact, called Imagining Argentina...and it was Nigroponte, that was in charge of the "disappearing" during Bush I's reign, so guess who's in charge now?
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enough Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 02:01 PM
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4. k&r
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Amonester Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 09:35 PM
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5. kick
NT
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