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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-24-04 11:17 PM
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Time to give the country back its soldiers
July 22nd, 2004 8:06 pm
At War With Summer
By Joyce Marcel / Common Dreams

"Nine hundred Americans now dead in Iraq."

"Pres. George W. Bush believes God wants him to be president of the United States. He is a madman. Many are still afraid to say so. Yet many others believe him."

"At an ACLU event, New Yorker reporter Seymour Hersh reveals that our government is frantically suppressing videos of American soldiers raping young boys at Abu Ghraib - the screams are the hardest part of watching, he says."

"The Sydney Morning Herald, one of Australia's leading newspapers, reports that one week before the "hand-over" of Iraq, now-Prime Minister Iyad Allawi visited a Baghdad police station, encountered seven suspected insurgents lined up against a wall, drew his gun, and shot them all. Six died. We have turned Iraq over to another strongman. Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. "

"Bush goes around the country repeating the Republican mantras, "America is safer now" and "The world is now more peaceful," while thousands cheer. Yet Iraq is inflamed, new terrorists are being minted at almost every corner of the globe, America is regarded as a rogue nation by the rest of the world, and our own Department of Homeland Security is issuing new warnings virtually every week."

"The Bush Administration floats a trial balloon: can it "suspend" the elections if there is a "terrorist attack"? I put those words in quotes because I believe the Republicans will do anything and say anything to keep their power. I believe they might very well "suspend" democracy." (They already have)

Nine hundred Americans now dead in Iraq.

"Mission Accomplished". George Bush
Americans, these stupid politicans in Washington want to "sell" the idea that bringing troops home is a 'cut and run'. Did they do their job? George Bush thinks so. Write your representative today that you oppose this occupation. Our troops will just sit there in terror if you don't.

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