“We need to create a media ‘shield’ law with teeth and substance that creates an effective federal privilege for communications between a journalist and her sources, preventing the government from compelling testimony from the journalist and to protect the documents, records and other information created by the journalist and the actual communications between the journalist and her sources.”
Chelsea Manning Proposes Bill from Prison to Protect Journalists and Free Speech.

Former Bradley Manning now Chelsea Manning proposes a model bill to increase government transparency—from the jail cell she inhabits for exposing government crimes. 

Photo: theantimedia.org
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Another most disgusting aspect of US life is the trial of hero Bradley Manning, now Chelsea Manning.

Hundreds of Thousands of US Government Employees had access to the US military's classified network of terror and deceit.

Yet only one youngster had any thought of letting the world view this criminality.

Mass crimes against humanity - unspeakable grief and horror committed by supposedly a sane country.

Hundreds of millions turning their heads away because they do not want to see, feel, or hear the blood dripping onto their soul.

Image: Internet
Another most disgusting aspect of US life is the trial of hero Bradley Manning, now Chelsea Manning.
Hundreds of Thousands of US Government Employees had access to the US military's classified network of terror and deceit.
Yet
only one youngster had any thought of letting the world view this criminality.
Mass crimes against humanity — unspeakable grief and horror committed by supposedly a sane country.
Hundreds of millions turning their heads away because they do not want to see, feel, or hear the blood dripping onto their soul.
Kewe
Free the Wikileaks hero
Hail all those who seek to open Illuminati treasured secrecy
What great courage this man, this young man, has!
A great hero of his generation!
What great tribute we pay to those who break with Illuminati authority!
How foul those who imprison this young man!
How I pray they will be brought to account for their traitorous action!
Kewe
Purple Heart For Moral Convictions
Pain so deep it cries a silent weep
Camouflaged in fear afraid to speak
In desperate hope a wounded heart revealed
In Bradley Manning's courageous light no longer concealed
Bradley Manning's heroic fight
click here
Chelsea Manning Support Network
click here
40 innocents killed by US NATO
air strikes Afghanistan
34 innocents injured by US NATO
air strikes Afghanistan
Trapped Children and families, US inhumane terrorists mercilessly took their lives by dropping bombs from helicopters on the houses and surrounding areas.
Scores of innocent lives were taken by Western Nations, NATO US bombing, including the families of Pir Mohammad, Hajji Habeebullah, Faiz Kaka and several more children and women.
6:00 pm local time, as many as 40 innocent non-combatant civilians were martyred and 34 more were seriously injured in Rigi area of Sngin, Helmand.
The deadliest incident occurred while several dozens defenseless villagers including children and women, fearing the US savage invaders’ air strikes, gathered in Hajji Mohammad Husain house.
 
Third of Iraqi children now malnourished four years after US invasion
16 March 2007
www.caritas.org
Vatican City — Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Iraq say that malnutrition rates have risen in Iraq from 19 percent before the US-led invasion to a national average of 28 percent four years later.
Caritas says that rising hunger has been caused by high levels of insecurity, collapsed healthcare and other infrastructure, increased polarisation between different sects and tribes, and rising poverty.
Over 11 percent of newborn babies are born underweight in Iraq today, compared with a figure of 4 percent in 2003.
Before March 2003, Iraq already had significant infant mortality due to malnutrition because of the international sanctions regime.
Caritas Iraq has been running a series of Well Baby Clinics throughout the country.
Currently it provides supplementary food for 8000 children up to 8 years and new mothers.
The Caritas clinics help the most vulnerable, and the health crisis they face is much worse than the national average.
Caritas works in an environment of high risk insecurity.
Claudette Habesch, President of Caritas Middle East North Africa works closely with Caritas Iraq:
“Caritas Iraq is working against this difficult background providing vital food to the most vulnerable children and newborn mothers.
Staff face great risks but still managing to provide medical care in a country where the national healthcare system has collapsed in some areas.
“Iraq has the second largest oil supplies in the world, but it has levels of poverty, hunger and underdevelopment comparable to sub-Saharan Africa. “The last four years, but in particular 2006, we have seen life get worse rather than better for the ordinary Iraqi.
“And people are voting with their feet.
“Everyday 5000 people leave Iraq.
“In 2007, one in ten Iraqis is expected to leave the country.
“We are seeing minority groups such as Christians completely disappear from the country or leave their homes for safer areas.
“I have hope for Iraq that things will improve but that is because things can surely get no worse.”
US Police Attack
Person seeking to stop the US war
attacked by police
Washington
Saturday, March, 17 2006
Sometimes it takes years for betrayal to submerge, and start attacking the belief system
AmBush
 
Sometimes it takes years for betrayal to submerge, and start attacking the belief system.

We fight it off with denial and anger that is usually directed at others.

The anger builds and builds, until one day something hits a vulnerable pocket of pain.

Suddenly, a door opens, and all of that suppressed grief comes pouring out.

Like a huge red flash, 'Looking For A Few Good Men,' goes down the drain.

You can't stop crying.

You can't stop shaking.

In all of that frightening bereavement, the Truth is born.

You suddenly realize you were brutally betrayed by your government, and abandoned to die.

I felt like I walked into an ambush.

It was like having a lifelong mentor turn on me, and become my worst enemy.

All I wanted to do was run.

The only thing that stopped me, was I couldn't see from all of the crying.

The only glory in war is in the imagination of those who were never there.

These lies have been passed down from generation to generation.

My grief quickly turned into rage, as I saw how War Profiteering was behind all of that betrayal.

Door after door kept opening.

The War was staged from the very beginning.

Being USED for consumption, was the ultimate wound.

I was duped.

And, The War destroyed the lives of millions of people.

Empire is so clever.

I never knew what hit me.

Photograph:
 
This is a picture of a very close Vietnam veteran friend, who is on a brick walkway that is part of the 11 acres of the Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Portland.

He was severely wounded in Vietnam, when he found out that the radio transmits he was giving B-52 bomber pilots, were flight directions over civilian targets.

On the day that he finally saw the truth, he walked into his unit orderly room, and told his commanding officer that his tour in Vietnam was over.

He was sent back to the United States, where he received a psychiatric discharge.

He spent the next twenty years recovering from his guilt and betrayal.

He is now a very active member in the anti-war movement.

When it comes to the lies about the Vietnam War, he is relentless.

Photo and words: Mike Hastie
U.S. Army Medic
Vietnam 1970-71
March 9, 2007     

AmBush
Sometimes it takes years for betrayal to submerge, and start attacking the belief system.
We fight it off with denial and anger that is usually directed at others.
The anger builds and builds, until one day something hits a vulnerable pocket of pain.
Suddenly, a door opens, and all of that suppressed grief comes pouring out.
Like a huge red flash, 'Looking For A Few Good Men,' goes down the drain.
You can't stop crying.
You can't stop shaking.
In all of that frightening bereavement, the Truth is born.
You suddenly realize you were brutally betrayed by your government, and abandoned to die.
I felt like I walked into an ambush.
It was like having a lifelong mentor turn on me, and become my worst enemy.
All I wanted to do was run.
The only thing that stopped me, was I couldn't see from all of the crying.
The only glory in war is in the imagination of those who were never there.
These lies have been passed down from generation to generation.
My grief quickly turned into rage, as I saw how War Profiteering was behind all of that betrayal.
Door after door kept opening.
The War was staged from the very beginning.
Being USED for consumption, was the ultimate wound.
I was duped.
And, The War destroyed the lives of millions of people.
Empire is so clever.
I never knew what hit me.
Photograph:
This is a picture of a very close Vietnam veteran friend, who is on a brick walkway that is part of the 11 acres of the Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Portland.
He was severely wounded in Vietnam, when he found out that the radio transmits he was giving B-52 bomber pilots, were flight directions over civilian targets.
On the day that he finally saw the truth, he walked into his unit orderly room, and told his commanding officer that his tour in Vietnam was over.
He was sent back to the United States, where he received a psychiatric discharge.
He spent the next twenty years recovering from his guilt and betrayal.
He is now a very active member in the anti-war movement.
When it comes to the lies about the Vietnam War, he is relentless.
Photo: Photo and words: Mike Hastie
U.S. Army Medic
Vietnam 1970-71
March 9, 2007
George Bush after executing Saddam Hussain
Relentless efforts to resurrect the 7th Century Shi'i-Sunni conflict
The goal: Divide and Rule
George Bush after executing Saddam Hussain:

Relentless efforts to resurrect the 7th Century Shi'i-Sunni conflict

The goal: Divide and Rule

Image: http://aljazeerah.info/Nasser Al-Ja'afari, Alquds, 12/29/06
My homecoming was surprising.   It started in Italy where we were booed and had eggs thrown at us.   We weren't allowed in the cities after dark.   It was kind of like still being in Iraq.
The U.S. was a different story though.   I don't tell people about it, because I'm ashamed of it.   I had friends that would say stuff at bars when I got back and I would get free covers and free drinks all night.   I also got a huge discount at Car Toys when my mom said I had just got back and was restoring an old Bug as a project to relax some.
Some U.S. soldiers speak
Hermann Goering:
"Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders; that is easy, all you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism, and exposing the country to greater danger."
"When people yell at me about the war, I tell them, 'I am right there with you but you're yelling at the wrong person.'
If a soldier says he doesn't want to fight in the time of war, desertion or disobeying a direct order from an officer are punishable by death by firing squad or by the officer that made the order.
I doubt that this would happen in this day and age, but it's there [in the books] and it's scary.
Either that or you just go to jail, no questions asked. "
Iraq: the hidden cost of the war
Andrew Stephen
Published 12 March 2007
America won't simply be paying with its dead.  The Pentagon is trying to silence economists who predict that several decades of care for the wounded will amount to an unbelievable $2.5 trillion.
They roar in every day, usually direct from the Landstuhl US air-force base in the Rhineland: giant C-17 cargo planes capable of lifting and flying the 65-tonne M1 Abrams tank to battlefields anywhere in the world.
But Landstuhl is the first staging post for transporting most of the American wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan back to the United States, and these planes act as CCATs ("critical care air transport") with their AETs — "aeromedical evacuation teams" of doctors, nurses and medical technicians, whose task is to make sure that gravely wounded US troops arrive alive and fit enough for intensive treatment at the Walter Reed Army Medical Centre, just six miles up the road from me in Washington.
These days it is de rigueur for all politicians, ranging from President Bush and Ibrahim al-Jaafari (Iraq's previous "prime minister") to junior congressmen, to visit the 113-acre Walter Reed complex to pay tribute to the valour of horribly wounded soldiers.
Last Christmas, the centre was so overwhelmed by the 500,000 cards and presents it received for wounded soldiers that it announced it could accept no more.
Yet the story of the US wounded reveals yet another deception by the Bush administration, masking monumental miscalculations that will haunt generations to come.
Thanks to the work of a Harvard professor and former Clinton administration economist named Linda Bilmes, and some other hard-working academics, we have discovered that the administration has been putting out two entirely separate and conflicting sets of numbers of those wounded in the wars.
This might sound like chicanery by George W Bush and his cronies — or characteristic incompetence — but Bilmes and Professor Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel laureate economist from Columbia University, have established not only that the number wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan is far higher than the Pentagon has been saying, but that looking after them alone could cost present and future US taxpayers a sum they estimate to be $536bn, but which could get considerably bigger still.
Just one soldier out of the 1.4 million troops so far deployed who has returned with a debilitating brain injury, for example, may need round-the-clock care for five, six, or even seven decades.
In present-day money, according to one study, care for that soldier alone will cost a minimum of $4.3m.
Article continued here: Iraq: the hidden cost of the war
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U.S. Court system
brings U.S. to new low.
New low in Benignity.
New low in Cruelty:
To the men, to the families, to the Iraq and Afghanistan countries and their people.
The U.S. Court System — a new low in consideration of the word justice.
The case:
Nine men suffered abuse including being —
* Hung upside-down and slapped until they lost consciousness
* Stabbed with knives
* Subjected to electric shocks
* Deprived of sleep by loud noises and bright lights
* Grabbed by aggressive dogs
They also were subjected to sexual humiliation.
None was ever charged with a crime.
All were released after detentions of one month to one year.
Some were detained multiple times.
US Hogan threw out the charges against Rumsfeld ruling the five Iraqis and four Afghans did not have US constitutional rights.
And that Rumsfeld was immune from such suits.
 
Thou Shalt Not
 
While the peace movement in Portland, Oregon had a peaceful demonstration marking the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, the U.S. War Machine continues its violent madness across Iraq.

Violence probably never solved much, except to defend oneself against narcissistic aggressors.

If Ho Chi Minh had not picked up the gun, there would still be American PXs in Vietnam.

It's admirable being non-violent, as long as it's someone else's entire family who has been dismembered in an explosion.

While America's Bush commits murder in Iraq everyday, most of the churches across this country pray for peace, while never leaving their pews.

Marching for justice is too risky, because they would rather be on the safe side of law and order.

After all, what would Jesus do?

Law and Order, that's an interesting phrase.

To think, America is in Iraq defending its impression of law and order.

Excuse me, While someone spreads my ashes over the graves of the Iraqi people.

Picture and words: Mike Hastie
U.S. Army Medic
Vietnam 1970-71
March 20, 2007

Thou Shalt Not
While the peace movement in Portland, Oregon had a peaceful demonstration marking the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq, the U.S. War Machine continues its violent madness across Iraq.
Violence probably never solved much, except to defend oneself against narcissistic aggressors.
If Ho Chi Minh had not picked up the gun, there would still be American PXs in Vietnam.
It's admirable being non-violent, as long as it's someone else's entire family who has been dismembered in an explosion.
While America's Bush commits murder in Iraq everyday, most of the churches across this country pray for peace, while never leaving their pews.
Marching for justice is too risky, because they would rather be on the safe side of law and order.
After all, what would Jesus do?
Law and Order, that's an interesting phrase.
To think, America is in Iraq defending its impression of law and order.
Excuse me, While someone spreads my ashes over the graves of the Iraqi people.
Photo and words: Mike Hastie
U.S. Army Medic
Vietnam 1970-71
March 20, 2007
A paralysis beam based on a 7.5 million candlepower strobe light from Peak Beam Systems is under development by the US Army.
Although details are sketchy, it appears that US government acquisition records call for Peak Systems to
"...design and fabricate a light-based immobilisation system/deterrent device and integrate it with an unmanned aerial system.
This will include any necessary medical research on frequency and amplitude modulation of high-intensity light that will cause immobilisation to all those within the beam."
The Peak Beam Systems device can apparently be pulsed with a strobe effect that has some effect on the human nervous system.
The Maxa Beam shown above has quite a range, too.
It can illuminate targets as far as 1.5 miles away.
The Maxa Beam is small enough to be hand-held, which is a vital factor in the US Army's selection of the device.
The ultimate goal is to mount the device on a UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) for crowd-control.
The idea of a paralysis beam is an old science fiction favorite.
A early version can be found in the excellent 1958 novel
The Mechanical Monarch, by E.C. Tubb.
In the story, the para-beam is also installed on a roaming device — the frightful metamen:
Curt skidded to a halt, staring wildly at the advancing figure of the metaman, and darted to one side.
Blue fire streamed through the air where he had stood a moment before.
It swung, lifted and Curt felt his legs go numb and almost lifeless as the blue ray stabbed past him, missing him by a fraction.
...Again the blue ray sent coldness through him, slowing his reflexes and chilling his blood with the touch of paralysis... (Read more about the
para-beam)
I also recall Robert Heinlein using the idea in his earlier 1940 story Methuselah's Children; in that story, he described paralysis bombs that delivered a paralyzing beam when set off.
This device also may remind fans of classic Star Trek of a device that appeared in the 1965 episode Dagger of the Mind — the neural neutralizer.
Check out these other beam-related stories:
  • Pulsed Energy Projectile EMPs Your Nervous System
  • Active Denial Sytem Heat Ray Warming Up
  • For every technology, there are counter-measures; read about the:
    Thor Shield Energy Weapon-Proof Fabric.
    Read more about the:
    Paralyzing floodlight.
    Paralysis Beam From Peak Beam Systems
    It appears that the US Army is interested in developing a paralysis ray.
    Active Denial Sytem Heat Ray Warming Up
    Raytheon finally gets this nonlethal crowd-dispersing weapon out in public view.
    HCID: Handwear Computer Input Device Combat Glove
    Interesting military control glove concept under development.
    Laser Gunship Prototype By 2007
    The military is working hard to bring this weapon system online, hopefully in time for Cyberdyne Systems to use it.
     
    Vietnam verses Iraq American military deaths.

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1961 - 16

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1962 - 52

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1963 - 118

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1964 - 206

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1965 - 1863

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1966 - 6143

Vietnam American military deaths in year 1967 - 11,153

Iraq American military deaths in year 2003 - 486

Iraq American military deaths in year 2004 - 848

Iraq American military deaths in year 2005 - 846

Iraq American military deaths in year 2006 to November 17 2006 - 684

Graph: www.Huffingtonpost.com
    Vietnam verses Iraq American military deaths.
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1961 — 16
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1962 — 52
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1963 — 118
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1964 — 206
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1965 — 1863
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1966 — 6143
    Vietnam American military deaths in year 1967 — 11,153
    Vietnam American battle deaths 1964 to 1975 — 47,410
    In addition 10,000 deaths of American young men in Vietnam are listed as 'other'
    Iraq American military deaths in year 2003 — 486
    Iraq American military deaths in year 2004 — 848
    Iraq American military deaths in year 2005 — 846
    Iraq American military deaths in year 2006 to November 17 2006 — 684
    New World Order Statistics of Human Misery of Soldiers and Military that fight for the 'Order'
    ('The West' and their lackey's Warfare)
    Excluding Somalia and various other secret engagements
    icasualties.org
    Of the 3,417 coalition deaths in Afghanistan:
    One Albania
    40 Australia
    One Belgium
    158 Canada
    Five Czech
    43 Denmark
    Nine Estonia
    Two Finland
    86 France
    27 Georgia
    54 Germany
    Seven Hungary
    48 Italy
    Two Jordan
    Three Latvia
    One Lithuania
    10 Unidentified as to country NATO
    25 Netherlands
    11 New Zealand
    10 Norway
    38 Poland
    Two Portugal
    21 Romania
    Three Slovakia
    One South Korea
    34 Spain
    Five Sweden
    14 Turkey
    447 UK
    2,309 US
    To January 22, 2014
    These figures are 'Battle deaths' and do not include deaths that take place as early as two or three weeks outside the Afghanistan war zones when seriously injured troops are shipped to their home country, or in the situation with the US military to some hospital on a military base in another country.
    These figures do not include suicide of soldiers who have returned home, or the killing and injuring of loved ones and others outside the family, by soldiers with mental impairment who have returned home.
    At least 17,674 US personnel have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon between November 2001 and September 2012.
          U.S. & Coalition/Casualties     
          in Afghanistan occupation      
    Of the 4,804 coalition deaths in Iraq:
    4,486 have been Americans
    Two Australia
    One Azerbaijan
    Thirteen Bulgaria
    One Czech Republic
    Seven Denmark
    5 El Salvador
    Two Estonia
    One Fiji
    Five Georgia
    One Hungary
    33 Italy
    One Kazakhstan
    Three Latvia
    Two Netherlands
    23 Poland
    Three Romania
    Four Slovakia
    One South Korea
    11 Spain
    Two Thailand
    Eighteen Ukraine
    179 UK
    To January 22, 2014
    These figures are 'Battle deaths' and do not include deaths that take place outside Iraq war zones, as early as two or three weeks, after seriously injured troops are shipped to their home country, or in the situation with the US military to some hospital on a military base in another country.
    — other coalition deaths are estimated at up to 10,000 deaths including contract people brought into Iraq by coalition forces.
    These figures do not include suicide of soldiers who have returned home, or the killing and injuring of loved ones and others outside the family, by soldiers with mental impairment who have returned home.
    At least 32,223 U.S. troops have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon between March 2003 and November 2011.
          U.S. & Coalition/Casualties     
          in Iraq occupation                     
     
    CIA Obama the acting president
    Every facial movement, gesture of the hand, word enunciated by the 44th president turns out to be a complete charade
    The CIA — Obama — Illuminati
    A long-term strategic CIA plan to recruit promising candidates
    and steer these individuals and their families into positions of influence and power
    Behavior modification
    Phenomenological — structures of consciousness — programs
    US policy has even less regard for human rights both abroad and at home
    Friday, July 30, 2004. Page 112.
    By Chris Floyd
    America calls its soldiers who fought in World War II "the greatest generation."
    They are hymned by Hollywood, celebrated by publishers and politicians, hailed at every turn.
    Heroes from lost golden age
    And for their troubled descendants, whose military misadventures stretch from My Lai to Abu Ghraib, the clean-limbed victors of the "last good war" do indeed shine out like heroes from a lost golden age.
    Yet despite the vast tonnage of celluloid and printer's ink devoted to their praise, what is perhaps the truest, highest measure of their worth has been almost universally neglected.
    And what is this hidden glory, which does more honor to the people of the United States than every single military action ordered by their corruption-riddled leaders during the past 50 years?
    It's the fact that in the midst of history's most vicious, all-devouring, inhuman war, only about 15 percent of U.S. soldiers on the battlefield actually tried to kill anyone.
    Never fired their weapons
    In-depth studies by the U.S. Army after the war showed that between 80 percent and 85 percent of the greatest generation never fired their weapons at an exposed enemy in combat, military psychologist Lieutenant Colonel Dave Grossman reports in Christianity Today.
    Many times they had the chance, but could not bring themselves to do it.
    They either withheld their fire altogether or else shot into the air, to the side, anywhere but at the fellow human beings — their blood kin in biology, mind and mortality — facing them across the line.
    This reluctance is even more remarkable given the incessant demonization of the enemy by the top brass, especially in the Pacific, where the Japanese — soldiers and civilians — were routinely portrayed by military propaganda as simian, subhuman creatures fit only for extermination.
    Yet even with official license given to the most virulent prejudice, even with the sanction of a just cause (self-defense against aggression), even with the incitements of mortal fear, of grief and anger over slain comrades, even with all the moral chaos endemic to warfare, U.S. soldiers killed only with the greatest reluctance, in the direst extremity.
    These were not stripped-down brains with cauterized souls
    These were not "warriors," bloodthirsty automatons with stripped-down brains and cauterized souls, slavering in Pavlovian fury at the bell-clap of command.  No, they were real men, willing, as Grossman notes, to stand up for a cause, even die for it, but not willing, in the end, to transgress the natural law (implanted by God or evolution, take your pick) that says: Do not kill your own kind — and every person of every race and nation is your own kind.
    You would think that this apotheosis of human transcendence, achieved, in the best democratic fashion, by ordinary conscripts — farmboys and dock workers, factory hands, bank clerks, guitar players, teachers, cab drivers, hobos, card sharks, college men — would have been inscribed on plates of gold and fixed to the walls of the Capitol for all time, a blazon of national greatness.
    Just think of it: Soldiers who hated to kill, who went out of their way to avoid killing or even firing their weapons, who held on to their essential humanity in the face of the severest provocations — and yet still won battle after battle, marching to victory in history's greatest war.
    Break the next generation of recruits
    But far from celebrating this example of genuine glory, the military brass were horrified at the low "firing rates" and anemic "kill ratios" of U.S. soldiery.  They immediately set about trying to break the next generation of recruits of their natural resistance to slaughtering their own kind.
    Incorporating the latest techniques for psychological manipulation, new training programs were designed to brutalize the mind and habituate soldiers to the idea of killing automatically, by reflex, without the intervention of any of those "inefficient" scruples displayed by their illustrious predecessors.
    And it worked.
    The dehumanization process led to a steady rise in firing rates for U.S. soldiers during subsequent conflicts.
    In the Korean War, 55 percent were ready to pump hot lead into enemy flesh.
    And by the time the greatest generation's own children took the field, in Vietnam, the willingness to slaughter was almost total: 95 percent of combat troops there fired with the intent to kill.
    Today, in the quagmire of occupied Iraq, the brutalizing beat goes on.
    "Kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, it's like it pounds in my brain," a U.S. soldier told the Los Angeles Times last week.
    Another shrugged at the sight of freshly killed bodies.
    "It doesn't bother me at all," he said. "I'm a warrior."
    Said a third: "We talk about killing all the time.  I never used to be this way ... but it's like I can't stop.
    I'm worried what I'll be like when I get home."
    Now high rates of suicide, mental damage and emotional torment
    A few military officials are beginning to worry, too, noting the high rates of suicide, mental damage and emotional torment among combat veterans.
    But the warlords of the White House — notorious battlefield shirkers who prefer to do their killing by remote control — have little regard for the cannon fodder they churn through in their quest for dominance and loot.
    "Training's intent is to re-create battle, to make it an automatic behavior among soldiers," said Colonel Thomas Burke, Pentagon director of mental health policy.
    Any efforts to mitigate the moral schizophrenia induced by this training would undermine "effectiveness in battle," he added.
    Yet strangely enough, this "warrior ethos" has singularly failed to produce the kind of lasting victories won by those 15-percenters of yore.
    Could it be that the systematic degradation of natural morality and common human feeling — especially in the service of dubious ends — is not actually the best way to achieve national greatness?
    Annotations
    Enemy Contact. Kill 'em, kill 'em
    Los Angeles Times, July 18, 2004
    Trained to Kill
    Christianity Today, Aug. 10, 1998
    In Anbar Province, Change of Course Rankles Many Soldiers
    Knight-Ridder, July 20, 2004
    © Copyright 2004, The Moscow Times.   All Rights Reserved.
    Take In A Deep Breath America
 
As far as suicides among active duty soldiers
and veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are concerned,
we in America have just seen the tip of the iceberg.
Two tours will be twice the chance of suicide.
Three tours will be tripple the chance of suicide.
Four tours will be four times the chance of suicide.
These soldiers will be deleted by this country like
unwanted e-mails.
Why?
Because the American people do not support the troops.
Nobody wants to do the math.
Take in a deep breath America,
the wars are coming home to the stuffed closets of your
mind.
When you fall asleep at the wheel,
people die in your neighborhood.
Eventually,
they may die in your own home.
When I was in Vietnam toward the end of the war,
this is what I saw.
Blood on my hands,
brains in my lap.

Photo and words: Mike Hastie
U.S. Army Medic
Vietnam 1970-71
February 9, 2009

    Take In A Deep Breath America!
    As far as suicides among active duty soldiers and veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are concerned, we in America have just seen the tip of the iceberg.
    Three tours will be tripple the chance of suicide.
    Four tours will be four times the chance of suicide.
    Soldiers deleted like unwanted e-mails.
    Take in a deep breath America, the wars are coming home to the stuffed closets of your mind.
    When I was in Vietnam toward the end of the war, this is what I saw.
    Blood on my hands, brains in my lap.
    Mike Hastie
    U.S. Army Medic
    Vietnam 1970-71
    February 9, 2009
    Ron Paul: After ‘CIA coup,’ agency ‘runs military’
    By Raw Story
    Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
    US House Rep. Ron Paul says the CIA has in effect carried out a "coup" against the US government, and the intelligence agency needs to be "taken out."
    Speaking to an audience of like-minded libertarians at a Campaign for Liberty regional conference in Atlanta this past weekend, the Texas Republican said:
    There's been a coup, have you heard?
    It's the CIA coup.
    The CIA runs everything, they run the military.
    They're the ones who are over there lobbing missiles and bombs on countries. ...
    And of course the CIA is every bit as secretive as the Federal Reserve. ...
    And yet think of the harm they have done since they were established [after] World War II.
    They are a government unto themselves.
    They're in businesses, in drug businesses, they take out dictators ...
    We need to take out the CIA.
    Paul's comments, made last weekend, were met with a loud round of applause, but they didn't gather attention until bloggers noticed a clip of the event at YouTube.
    Paul appeared to be referring to news reports that the CIA is deeply involved in air strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
    A
    suicide bombing late last year against Forward Operating Base Chapman in Afghanistan took the lives of seven of CIA operatives, including two contracted from Blackwater.
    The event highlighted the CIA's deep involvement in the war effort.
    Paul's reference to the CIA being "in the drug business" refers to long-running allegations that the CIA has funded some of its covert operations with proceeds from drug-running.
    That claim was most famously made in
    a 1996 investigative report from the San Jose Mercury-News, which alleged that cocaine from the Contra-Sandinista civil war in Nicaragua was making its way to the streets of L.A. via the CIA.
    YouTube video
    CIA et al
    Perhaps Ron you should also have mentioned the CIA's superior agency, the NSA — the National 'Security' Agency
    And all the
    cocain-funded, opium-funded, US tax-payer-funded black budget operations.
    Taxpayer funded once payment to the private 'US Federal Reserve' is made and new borrowing taken to take care of the trillions of dollars needed for black budget and military agency use.
    A system of intrigue and corruption that this very year is on track to bring great turmoil — ORDO AB CHAO — to billions of people in the crumbling of the US and major world economic system!
    All part of the grand scheme to bring about 'World Government' — via banks and politicians — 'rescue' but really ever greater consolidation for the elite grouping who now run the planet!
    Kewe
    http://www.alternet.org/
    August 4, 2005   Interview taken by Celina R. De Leon
    Zechariah, 25, of Lynnwood, Washington, enlisted in the Army when he was 21, and was deployed to Iraq from March 2003 to January 2004 with the 173rd Airborne Brigade as a medic.
    Zechariah grew up in a military family; both his mother and father were medics in the Army.   Zechariah wanted to work in the medical field as a nurse, but couldn't afford school.   So he signed up to be a parachute infantry medic for the job experience, money for school, and a little adventure.
    Celina:   What were you told were the reasons for the war in Iraq when you first began your duty?
    Zechariah:   The only thing that we had really heard was that Saddam was hiding weapons of mass destruction and we were going to go and oust him and find them.
    I knew about the gassing of the Kurdish population in northern Iraq and was scared of being attacked while on the ground there with chemical and biological weapons.   I highly doubted that they had any type of nuclear weaponry though, so I wasn't worried about that.   I think if Saddam had that stuff, he would have shown it off with either a test or public display.   He was a pretty arrogant person, in my opinion.
    Celina:   Did your beliefs change once you were participating in the war?
    Zechariah:   I think my beliefs had changed once we were on the ground.   Within days we had seized all of the oil fields in northern Iraq and our primary mission was to protect them.
    Bush had said this war wasn't about oil, but there I was defending oil fields at all costs in the middle of Iraq.
    A lot of the piping and workings of the fields had been destroyed by the fleeing army and before we even started to help the people by fixing the power or water supplies, they had construction crews trying to get everything up and running on the oil fields.
    They say this war isn't about oil.   How about they go and trade places with one of the soldiers that would love to come home, and see what's going on around the oil refineries and see how much work is being put into them and how little is being put into restoring power and water.   My brother just got back [from Iraq] and said they still only have power and water for maybe five to six hours out of the day.
    I almost emptied my aid bag so they could have sterile catheters
    I also worked with a lot of the local hospitals.   The whole time we were there, the hospitals kept getting worse and worse.   They never had any supplies or new machines installed.   Even some of the more simple machinery, like X-ray machines, were never replaced.   Every time I went into one of the hospitals I almost emptied my aid bag so they could have sterile catheters and needles.   I couldn't believe my eyes to see that they were having to reuse these supplies because they couldn't get replacement equipment.   They didn't even have soap.
    All of this helped me to see where the priorities in this war were.   Obviously, not in the people.
    Tears And Blood And Shit
    Mark from Ireland
    Posted on March 8th, 2007
    Look at his ribs
    This photograph is of a boy in a hospital in Hilla.
    He lost his leg in a car bomb attack on pilgrims on Tuesday March 6th 2007.
    The photo shows the overwhelming facts of life in the Irak created by the continuing American led war against the Iraki people.
    Look at this child’s ribs.  Then look at how thin his arms are.
    This child has known a lot of hunger in his life.  He’s suffering from two forms of long term malnutrition.
    1.  The kind brought about by not enough food over an extended period.  In this case his whole life.
    2.  The more subltle and insidious kind of malnutrition — the “hidden malnutrition” caused by long term dependence on a diet deficient in the minerals and vitamins a child needs to develop normally.
    In the Irak created by America more than 70% of the population are unemployed.  They depend on food rations.  Those food rations are not adequate.  Not even remotely adequate.
    Worse than that long after the Americans deliberately and knowingly committed the war crime of bombing civilian water treatment plants those plants are still unrepaired.  Lots of no-bid contracts to American corporations of course.  As you might expect because this is American occupied Irak, the work either wasn't done at all or was so inferior that the plants just don’t work
    What that means is the millions of people are forced to use water that contains faecal matter.  Millions of them don’t have enough money to boil the water to make it safe.
    And as saying things politely often doesn’t seem to work with those of our audience who come from the USA I’m going to resort using the sort of language suitable for the purpose.
    The corruption and inferiority associated with everything that America has done in Iraq means that millions of people have to drink and cook with water that contains shit.
    This child’s hunger has been repeatedly worsened by water containing shit.
    Even under the worst of Saddam’s regime the water was treated.
    Everything that America has done in Irak has turned either to shit or to blood.
    Amazingly there are still Americans stupid and self-satisfied and hypocritical enough to believe that America can do some good there.
    Or undo some of the evil that America has already deliberately and knowingly committed and continues to commit in Irak by remaining.
    These hypocrites think that Irakis and the rest of the world are stupid enough to believe the comforting American lie
    that this time America will behave like a civilised nation in a country that America has raped repeatedly.
    This child has lost his leg, and suffered a life of deprivation because of American lies, and the barbaric way in which America invaded and occupied Irak.
    When this child is sent home from hospital in a few days his wounds will be washed by parents
    trying to do their best for the child they love in water containing shit.
    That water is America’s gift to them
    and their mutilated child.
    al-Kindi hospital, Iraq, Monday, March 5
    The second photograph was taken on Monday March 5th 2007 in al-Kindi hospital Baghdad.  The crying child is having his face washed.  He’s crying because he has been wounded and his brother killed.
    The circumstances in which that took place were also created by the corrupt American government’s corrupt and bloodsoaked occupation of Irak.
    The Americans promised they would protect pilgrims.  As usual it was an American lie.  Too busy having their surge to bother to do what they are required to do.  To protect the civilian populace.  Too busy unleashing mayhem on civilians to bother about protecting this child’s family.  God forbid that a member of the new master race suffer even a scratch when there are innocent Irakis to do the suffering for them.
    Here are some unpleasant facts about America in Irak:
    1.  Everything America does in Irak turns to tears, and blood and shit.
    2.  The Americans in Irak are far far far worse than Saddam ever was.
    3.  The Americans in Irak always were far far far worse than Saddam ever was.
    4.  The Americans in Irak always will be far far far worse than Saddam ever was.
    5.  Managing to be far far far worse than Saddam ever was is an achievement of which any country calling itself “civilised” should be profoundly ashamed.
    Well done I hope you’re fucking proud of of yourselves.
    markfromireland
     
     
     
     
     
    July 6, 2005     Washington Post     Staff Writer Bradley Graham
    Military Expands
    ...And it asserts the president's authority to deploy ground combat forces on U.S. territory "to intercept and defeat threats."
    The document, titled "Strategy for Homeland Defense and Civil Support," was signed June 24 by acting Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England and is now a basis for organizing troops, developing weapons and assigning missions.
    It was released late last week without the sort of formal news conference or background briefing that often accompanies major defense policy statements.
    "The move toward a domestic intelligence capability by the military is troubling," said Gene Healy, a senior editor at the Cato Institute, a nonprofit libertarian policy research group in Washington.
    "The last time the military got heavily involved in domestic surveillance, during the Vietnam War era, military intelligence kept thousands of files on Americans guilty of nothing more than opposing the war," Healy said.
    "I don't think we want to go down that road again."
    July 6, 2005           http://www.waynemadsenreport.com/       
    Former intelligence officer speaks out on coming U.S. martial law

    Garden Plot was fundamentally that the Government would install a military government, imposed on state and local public saftey resources, with of course the addition of very active counterintelligence presence from the services - martial law.
    The Pentagon opened a complete war room to which field agents routinely reported by telephone.
    Resources  from various agencies tapped phones and listened to radios of people they thought suspicious, just suspicious.
    In 1965 at the CI school at Fort Holabird, I was warned that reading the New York Times, as I did occasionally; would bring me under suspicion for character and loyalty defects.
    COINTELPRO was a program run out of the Justice Department, far as I can tell, designed to do "black bag" and "black propaganda" jobs, like the one they did on Martin Luther King.
    Again, it used Army and other services resources.
    There is much more to tell.  This was the reason the Church Committee in the 1970s  restricted the activities and authorities of the major intel agencies and services - which was a real service to the country - much wailed about by all those to who like the "black stuff" and considered the violation of the civil liberties of anyone just another days work.
    So, this is not a fairy tale.  The goblin is back garbed in khaki and just as determined as ever to practice on you and I as they are soon to run out of countries to invade and torture, even if it is because we can no longer afford our military abroad.
    So, what will you do when they snoop and poke into your lives; set you up with local Gestapos; and simply harass you endlessly - to the loss of your job, reputation, etc?
    And, just as now, everyone will (1) not believe and (2) be too scared to raise the questions.
    What will you do?
    Which side are you on?
    Celina:   How were some of your experiences interacting with local Iraqis?
    Zechariah:   We lived in a normal house in a neighborhood that was pretty helpful.   They always told us that as long as we protected the neighborhood, they would do all they could to help us.   Whenever we got attacked, some of the neighbors would normally know where they came from.   They also gave us tips whenever they happened to hear of something weird going on.   We worked pretty heavily with the Turkmen [Turk] populations and the Kurdish populations.   Both were very friendly.
    We personally re-supplied three schools in a Turkmen [Turk] neighborhood through family donations and personal contributions for the help they gave us in finding weapons, caches, and insurgent hideouts.   They invited our whole platoon to a dinner and dance put on by the school of elementary-age students for our help.   My brother said they aren't friendly to U.S. forces anymore.   I'm sure we wore out our welcome in the past year.
    Did you ever express dissent?   Did any soldiers express dissent or not agree with the reasons for the war once they were actively participating in the war?
    I never expressed any dissent towards anyone above me or towards a mission.   My squad leader and platoon sergeant were both really outspoken people and when a command or operation came down to us, they were really good about saying that was a stupid or suicidal mission and find someone else to do it.
    One mission in particular changed even our Company Commander's (CO) views.   We were ordered to do a mission that was not Army protocol and would be dangerous if done that way.   We were forced to do it and we lost three soldiers in two minutes.   After that our CO was very vocal and active in how missions would be done.
    They planned on seeing their families again
    Orders would come down from some officer sitting in an office that had never left the wire and had no idea how the city and its people and the insurgents work.   After that night, our Commanders and Platoon Sergeant were really good about "making slight" changes to plans so that it would be more safe for their men.   They would get in trouble, but it came down to the fact that they planned on seeing their families again.

    Celina:   How did you maintain your strength to finish your service when you found yourself questioning the war?
    Zechariah:   I questioned the war from the start so the whole thing was hard.   Especially after watching one of my really good friends that I had trained day in and day out with for the past three years die while I was trying to do all I could to make sure he made it home to his wife and for what reason?   Kyle saved my life that night by taking fire that was intended for me.   After Kyle's death, I just counted the days.   I didn't really care anymore.   I was saddened to know that so many more were going to have to experience what I had done and seen.
    Before that, I thought about what I was going to do when I got home.   Daydreams, lots and lots of daydreams.   I'm really into motorcycles so I read lots of motorcycle magazines and made lists of parts to buy with my pay and mapped out rides that I wanted to take - anything that would take my mind off of the frustrations of being there.
    After six months of being there, I knew that we were fighting a people that would never give up and we could never beat.   I didn't blame them either.   One of the Turks put it into perspective for me.   What if one day, here in Seattle, I looked up and there were Iraqis falling out of the sky in chutes invading the U.S.   He asked what I'd do.   I thought about it and I'd be doing exactly what they were doing to us over there.
    Photo: Family Photo
    This undated photo provided by the family shows Marine Sgt. Bradley Harper who died August 3, 2005 in Iraq
    Celina:   Were you ever informed of an exit strategy while you were on active duty?
    Zechariah:   An exit strategy?   They couldn't even figure out what day we were going home, let alone the whole entire military.   We initially went, being told to only take enough supplies for 90 days.   Three months later, we were told another month, then another month, and another.   Finally, seven months into it, we were told that they had no idea as to when we were going home.   At about the 10-month mark, they finally said that we would be doing a full year and the good news was we only had two months left.
    This game of when we were going home wreaked havoc on the morale of the troops about as bad as being attacked day in and day out, and living off of MREs [Meals Ready to Eat] for a year - they have a shelf life of something like 14 years I think.
    Celina:   How do you feel about the need for an exit strategy now?
    Zechariah:   I still feel just as strong about the need for an exit strategy as before.   We are not going to win this war.   The longer we are there, the more people are going to join the fight against us.   We asked detainees why?   Most said because they had lost a family member.   So, if we figure that most families are three to four people and every time we kill one insurgent, they recruit two to three new members that may have not hated the U.S. until they lost a family member by their hands.   It's the same as if they invaded here.   Most households have a weapon in the house.   That's millions and millions of weapons and people that are willing to protect their family and country from foreign invaders.   They won't give up until we are all gone off of their soil.
    Celina:   Do you remember your feelings on your last day of active duty?
    Zechariah:   Yes.   I still feel them every time the topic of Iraq comes up, or it pops into my mind.   I felt elated to have survived, but then I felt guilty for surviving when so many in our unit hadn't made it home.   Three of these were personal friends.   I sat on the flight out of Iraq and asked why was I chosen to make it and why were these guys not allowed to go home.   I thought before I went to Iraq that I would come home feeling like a hero.   All I felt on that flight home was shame, guilt, and sadness.   I still feel the same a year later.
    Celina:   What do you think about Secretary Rumsfeld's projection that we could be in Iraq for another 12 years?
    Zechariah:   I think he needs to spend some time over there and see how out of control it has gotten in just two to three years.   If he thinks that we are going to somehow magically regain control of that country, he really has no idea as to the severity of the situation over there.
    Also, within two to fours years they won't have a large enough army to fight anything with the enlistment and re-enlistment rates that I'm hearing.   I got out and I will never go back there.   My brother is getting out also because of the mess over there.   I took an oath to defend my country when I enlisted.   Iraq has nothing to do with defending my country.   I didn't sign up to defend someone's personal interests, whatever it may be.
     
    Celina:   How was your homecoming back in the states?
    Zechariah:   My homecoming was surprising.   It started in Italy where we were booed and had eggs thrown at us.   We weren't allowed in the cities after dark.   It was kind of like still being in Iraq.
    The U.S. was a different story though.   I don't tell people about it, because I'm ashamed of it.   I had friends that would say stuff at bars when I got back and I would get free covers and free drinks all night.   I also got a huge discount at Car Toys when my mom said I had just got back and was restoring an old Bug as a project to relax some.
    The amount of support that people show towards the troops is insane.   But there are a lot more who don't support us than before the war started and are pretty vocal about it, like it's our fault.   I had to go to Ft. Lewis (near Tacoma, Washington) and I had to be in uniform.   Some lady saw me, and ran up to my car and yelled at me for killing innocent Iraqis and threw her gum at my car.   For one, I was a medic.   I never killed anyone.
    I've had two other times where someone saw my old unit sticker in my car and yelled at me for signing up and supporting the Army.   I want these people to know it's not a soldier's choice to go to war and I wouldn't have signed up if that person would have been willing to pay my tuition.   I didn't want anything to do with this war.   Afghanistan, I can understand trying to get Bin Laden, if that's what we were doing there.   But, Iraq, all of the soldiers I went with felt pretty good about going there at first.   Six months into it, almost all of us thought this was a bunch of crap.
    When people yell at me about the war, I tell them, 'I am right there with you but you're yelling at the wrong person.'   If a soldier says he doesn't want to fight in the time of war, desertion or disobeying a direct order from an officer are punishable by death by firing squad or by the officer that made the order.   I doubt that this would happen in this day and age, but it's there [in the books] and it's scary.   Either that or you just go to jail, no questions asked.
    School has been the most interesting place.   People will argue Iraq in certain classes.   Most of the time I keep my mouth shut, but every now and then I hear a comment that gets me fired up so I say something to defend the troops.   They aren't the ones who make the decisions.   They just follow orders and do what they can to make sure they get home in one piece.   I think I have opened some people's eyes as to what is going on.   I try to explain it impartially and let them make up their own minds as to whether it's bad or good.   I just want to make sure they know what really goes on.
    Celina:   How are you doing now?
    Zechariah:   I have nightmares almost every night involving Iraq and those that died.   I have been working with someone that specializes in war PTSD [Post Traumatic Stress Disorder].   She has helped me understand the dreams and keep them from being triggered.   They don't bother me in the daytime anymore.   I wake up, think that was another bad dream and then go on with my day.   For a couple of months I would only sleep for two to three hours a night and I finally decided I couldn't do this anymore.
    I've been going to school knocking out all of the prerequisites for the RN [nursing] program at one of the local community colleges and restoring a vintage VW [Volkswagen] Bug.   I should be applying [to go to school] this fall depending on how my summer courses go.
    Celina:   Are you getting the services you need to transition back into civilian life?
    Zechariah:   Yes, but it is getting harder.   For some reason the funding for my PTSD counselor has just been stopped and I have to go and meet with her to figure out what hoops I have to jump through now to get it reactivated again.   It's supposed to be free for two years but about every two months things change and it gets cancelled and I have to do something different to go back and meet with her.
    Celina:   Have you been reconnecting with old friends and family members?   Do you miss any fellow soldiers you met in Iraq?
    Zechariah:   I am back here with my family.   As to old friends, I've found that I like to keep to myself.   There are a few that I see every now and then, but I'd rather just hang out with my brother and my girlfriend who has gone to some of the meetings to understand what's going on with my head at times.
    I have heard from a few of my old Army buddies, but it's weird.   I can't explain why yet.   I just know that when I talked to the guys that were my brothers while in Iraq, I feel like a traitor or ashamed.   Being their medic or "doc" was the best feeling in the world, but when soldiers die in your care and my platoon watched as I tried to do what they were counting on me to do, I felt like I lost their respect.
    I did do good things.   One of the guys I worked on lost his right arm, but had it successfully re-attached and almost full use of it again.   But just losing that one in front of everyone made me feel detached from them.   I miss them, but I couldn't look them in the eyes or spend an evening drinking with them if I ran into them.   I feel like a failure in their eyes, I guess.
    Celina:   Looking back, is there anything you wish you knew, that you weren't told?
    Zechariah:   I think the hardest thing that I know now that we were never trained for was the loss of friends, and to see them go in front of you.   We train as if [we're] machines with no emotions, but once it happens and you see every thing unfold in front of you, with people you know better than your own family, it is really destructive to your emotions and morale.   I remember after Kyle was killed, I sat in my sleep space and cried for almost an hour praying that this would end and I was on my way home over and over.   I know now that it's easier to work with those that you have no emotional ties [to].   If I had to go back, I would tell the platoon that I got assigned to that I don't want to know anything about you.   I'm here as your medic and that's it.   It is really hard to work on those you know.   I can do a better job of putting you guys back together if I don't know you.
    Celina:   Is there anything you would like to add?
    Zechariah:   I keep hearing that the troops' morale is high over there.   When you have a high-ranking officer standing next to you prepping your answers, it's hard to speak your mind.   We weren't allowed to talk to media unless a Major or above was with us to prep our answers and screen certain questions.
    I couldn't tell you of a single soldier that was excited to be in Iraq having rockets shot at them and IEDs blowing up their friends on a daily basis.   Some of these guys are on their third or fourth tours over there.   Do you really think they are excited to be in the 130 degree desert, living off of MREs, missing their children being born, watching friends die, praying they aren't next.
    President Bush, like Cheney, obviously has no idea as to what is going on over there and doesn't care.   This whole thing about taking the fight to the terrorists has got me mad.   He already proved to us and himself that Iraq wasn't a threat and that they had no WMDs and he is still trying to say they were terrorists and we need to stop them.   They weren't terrorists until we killed off parts of their family.   Now they are terrorists because they have lost something that the U.S. took from them, parts of their families.
    Celina R. De Leon is a social justice journalist based in Brooklyn, NY.
    Persian Gulf War Veteran Dennis Kyne (center, in camouflage jacket) leads Cindy Sheehan's supporters in a chant four miles from President Bush's Prairie Chapen Ranch last Saturday.
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Kyne, a former battlefield medic, is author of Support The Truth, a book about his experience on the effects of depleted uranium weapons and PB Tablets.    www.denniskyne.com

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    Persian Gulf War Veteran Dennis Kyne (center, in camouflage jacket) leads Cindy Sheehan's supporters in a chant four miles from President Bush's Prairie Chapen Ranch last Saturday.
    Kyne, a former battlefield medic, is author of Support The Truth, a book about his experience on the effects of depleted uranium weapons and PB Tablets    www.denniskyne.com
    A Young Man Dies in Iraq
    By Chris Christensen    Tomdispatch.com

    'He didn't know it, but as a small town southerner he was being trained for his death since early childhood.'
    Editor's Note: This letter was written by Chris Christensen, an airline pilot
    and Vietnam War veteran living in a small Texas town.
    In our small town of Columbus, Texas (pop. 3900), we buried one of our local sons on his 19th birthday. He was killed in action in Iraq. He was a friend of my two oldest sons and his father a friend of mine.
    There is not a lot for a young man to do in our town, and most leave for college, jobs... etc. Christopher came to see me at his father's request prior to enlisting last summer.   I am an Air Force vet from Southeast Asia.   I talked blue in the face to try to get Christopher to go with me to an Air Force or Navy recruiter.   In fact, I told him in no uncertain terms that the Army would put a gun in his hand and send him out to be a target.   No soap.
    His head was already filled with a lot of crud from the recruiter about being a scout, riding a 4-wheeler ATV around - big fun! (Christopher was an Eagle Scout.)   He had an acquaintance who had been doing that (not in Iraq), and I got the sense that this acquaintance was giving him the hard sell too.   I wonder if the Army has a referral bonus system.   Do you know?
    Christopher also had this inexplicable desire to "go shoot some 'Raqis."   Some latent desire maybe from too much video gaming.   I heard that in the weeks before his death, he was involved in a brief fire-fight and froze in terror.   No doubt reality caught up to him at the speed of a 7.62.   Too bad his recruiter or buddy had not told him about the fear he would experience when he realized someone wanted to really hurt him or kill him.
    I was crying for our country
    When I learned of Christopher's death, I was sitting at a PC in a hotel lounge in Manhattan.   (I'm an airline pilot and was on a layover in New York.)   I broke down and cried.   There were lots of others around and I'm sure they were wondering... but none asked.   I found I was crying not so much for the senseless loss of a young life, or even the grief our friends would bear.   As I thought about it, I was crying for our country.   What have we come to?
    As I mentioned, there is not much for a young man to do in small towns like ours after high school.   Christopher had mentioned to me when we talked last, before his enlistment, about riding that 4-wheeler ATV around as an Army scout and having a good time.   His recruiter had him hooked.   He also mentioned going to shoot some "'Raqis."
    This is my sadness.   Our children are being weaned on hatred and violence in this country.   It starts with television, gets reinforced and is refined with violent video games (one, in particular, produced and distributed by the U.S. Army), and finally the infection spreads through violent team sports in high school.   Football in the South is the battlefield training ground for the next generation of cannon fodder.   Kids are told to go out there and "hurt 'em, tear 'em up, kill 'em."   It is ingrained.
    (Careful now, don't get me confused with the liberal left.   I own guns and support the right.   There is a huge difference between defense of home and property and exporting violence to other countries.)
    As I travel in other countries I see no parallel.   There are of course team sports, but violence and undercurrents of hatred that lurk within are, as much as I can tell, not there.
    Christopher didn't know it, but as a small town southerner he was being trained for his death since early childhood.
    Our little town votes mostly Democrat on local elections, but typically Republican in presidential races.   Discussion or debate about policy in public is seldom heard and somewhat discouraged.   What a shame.   Most people around here take a passing interest in national or foreign policy for a week or two prior to an election, then just turn back to football, or whatever is covered on the sports page that day.
    Death or dismemberment at the hands of an enemy
    The notion of death or dismemberment at the hands of an enemy is so foreign as to be incomprehensible to most American youth.   Our media does such a precise job of keeping images and details of such things out of the public eye.   Not so for many foreign presses.   Our schools would never consider teaching children about anything so morbid or unpleasant.
    The thought that a boy like Christopher would so lightly desire to kill some people he knew nothing about is very distressing to me.   On the one hand, Christopher was a pretty gentle and easy-going kid.   If someone said to him, "Hey let's go shoot some kids from Sealy," a rival school, he would obviously have said, "You're crazy - get lost!" But Iraqis, why, it's open season.
    Developed enough hatred to override his sense of right and wrong
    He only saw the differences.   He had somehow developed enough hatred to override his sense of right and wrong, and any teaching of love of fellow man.   He went to the Southern Baptist Church here, and I know it was taught to him.   On the other hand, the president of the Southern Baptist convention declared this a "just war."   A little hypocrisy there and probably confusing for Christopher.   We left that Church, by the way.
    I know of a few men and women who knew Christopher, who have been supporting the occupation, and are beginning to change their minds.   His death is the second our rural county has experienced in the last few months.   It is beginning to change some attitudes here - but too late I'm afraid.
    I hope that we learn sooner than we did in Vietnam that we can't successfully force our ideals on another society unwilling to adopt them or defend them for themselves.
    There just aren't enough Christophers to go around. "
    © 2005 Independent Media Institute.   All rights reserved.
    Iraq Veterans Against War turned out in support of Cindy Sheehan in Crawford.
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    Iraq Veterans Against War turned out in support of Cindy Sheehan in Crawford.
    Veterans for Peace convention in Irving, Texas.

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    Veterans for Peace convention in Irving, Texas.
    ESTIMATED NUCLEAR WARHEADS, STRATEGIC AND TACTICAL
    Map showing declared, suspected and potential nuclear nations.

The US is also said to have some 3,000 warheads in reserve, while Russia has about 11,000 in non-operational stockpiles.

Israel declines to confirm it has nuclear weapons.

North Korea — 1 test underground, October 2006.

Iran is accused by the US of ambitions to build nuclear arms.

The United states had drawn up a battle plan for the potential use of nuclear weapons in Iraq and the United States has been involved in planning potential nuclear use scenarios for Iran.

The United States is now involved in a massive program to overhaul its nuclear arsenal.

In fact they're working to replace every nuclear warhead and all of the existing delivery systems in the arsenal to ensure prompt precision global strike capabilities.

Jackie Cabasso — Western States Legal Foundation
    The United States has conducted 1,127 nuclear and thermonuclear tests — 217 in the atmosphere.
    The Soviet Union/ Russia conducted 969 tests — 219 in the atmosphere.
    France, 210 tests, 50 in the atmosphere.
    The United Kingdom, 45 tests — 21 in the atmosphere.
    China, 45 tests — 23 in the atmosphere.
    India and Pakistan — 13 tests underground.
    Israel — possible 1 test atmosphere South Africa 1979.
    North Korea — 1 test underground, October 2006.
    “The United states had drawn up a battle plan for the potential use of nuclear weapons in Iraq and the United States has been involved in planning potential nuclear use scenarios for Iran.”
    “The United States is now involved in a massive program to overhaul its nuclear arsenal.   In fact they're working to replace every nuclear warhead and all of the existing delivery systems in the arsenal to ensure prompt precision global strike capabilities.”
    Jackie Cabasso — Western States Legal Foundation
    Western Elite militarism
    Western Elite Terror States
    Western Elite War Crimes
    'Oh!   You don't believe the 9-11 official version,' they say.
    'You mean where they want you to accept the buildings were not blown up from below.
    'Plane fuel!   Substance never burns higher then a gas stove!   That it caused the inner core steel to melt!
    'Steel melting!
    'Concrete vaporizing!
    ' 'No!   I don't believe that conspiracy theory.
    'Cheney!   Bush!   Rudy Giuliani!   HA!  HA!
    'Tower 7 that never had a plane hit — just came tumbling down!
    'You believe that, eh!
    'Ever think it had to be blown up because the plane scheduled to fly into it was off getting shot down.
    'Thermite in Tower 7's walls, you see — incriminating evidence — impossible to get out without people watching!
    Had to be blown up!
    'Next you'll be saying Obama is not a Wall Street Illuminati banker stooge?
    'Take your pick:   The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedians.
    'Him who allows himself to be used.
    'Oh!   I can't really blame you,   Television it turns minds to pulp.
    'Turn off the television.   It's the only way.'
    'Turn off the television?'
    'Get rid of it really.   I mean what else is there to do!'
    'Get rid of the television?'
    'Don't forget all radio garbage is propaganda, even the songs.
    'Then those five minute propaganda hits they send you every hour!
    'The ones they refer to as News
    'Get rid of all the propaganda from your brain, the only way to do it.'
    'Stop being hooked on those Hollywood movies — even those that make you think they are making you think'
    'All paid performers to make your brain dead.
    'You turn the brainwashing off, you'll begin to become yourself.
    'It really is the only way!'
    'Oh!'
    Kewe — TheWE.cc
     
     
      Protests around world every 11th of month
    Danish scientist Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 on nano-thermite in the WTC dust.

911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

2,606 people lost their lives in the World Trade Center buildings on September 11, 2001.

125 people lost their lives at the Pentagon on 9/11.

246 people lost their lives on the four planes on 9/11.

Image: Danish TV2
    Danish scientist Niels Harrit on nano-thermite in the WTC dust.

Niels Harrit, you and eight other researchers conclude in this article that it was nano-thermite that caused these buildings to collapse.

We have discovered distinctive red/gray chips in all the samples we have studied of the dust produced by the destruction of the World Trade Center.

One sample was collected by a Manhattan resident about ten minutes after the collapse of the second WTC Tower, two the next day, and a fourth about a week later.

The properties of these chips were analyzed using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).

The red portion of these chips is found to be an unreacted thermitic material and highly energetic.

The carbon content of the red material indicates that an organic substance is present.

This would be expected for super-thermite formulations in order to produce high gas pressures upon ignition and thus make them explosive.

Photo: agenda911.dk
    Danish scientist Niels Harrit on nano-thermite in the WTC dust
    Transcript of interview with Niels Harrit on Danish TV2 News 6th April 2009.
    Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
    Danish TV2   International researchers have found traces of explosives among the World Trade Center rubble.
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Explosives in World Trade Center - international researchers have found traces of explosives.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Nano-thermite contains more energy than dynamite and can be used as rocket fuel.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

So you found nano-thermite in the World Trade Center buildings, why do you think it caused the collapses?

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
    A new scientific article concludes that impacts from the two hijacked aircraft did not cause the collapses in 2001.
    We turn our attention to 9/11 — the major attack in New York.
    Apparently the two airplane-impacts did not cause the towers to collapse, according to a newly published scientific article.
    Researchers found nano-thermite explosive in the rubble, that cannot have come from the planes.
    They believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.
    Niels Harrit, you and eight other researchers conclude in this article, that it was nano-thermite that caused these buildings to collapse. What is nano-thermite?
    Niels Harrit   We found nano-thermite in the rubble.
    We are not saying only nano-thermite was used.
    Thermite itself dates back to 1893.
    It is a mixture of aluminum and rust-powder, which react to create intense heat.
    The reaction produces iron, heated to 2500 °C.
    This can be used to do welding.   It can also be used to melt other iron.
    Nanotechnology makes things smaller.   So in nano-thermite, this powder from 1893 is reduced to tiny particles, perfectly mixed.
    When these react, the intense heat develops much more quickly.
    Nano-thermite can be mixed with additives to give off intense heat, or serve as a very effective explosive.
    It contains more energy than dynamite, and can be used as rocket fuel.
    Danish TV2   I Googled nano-thermite, and not much has been written about it.   Is it a widely known scientific substance?   Or is it so new that other scientists are hardly aware of it?
    Niels Harrit   It is a collective name for substances with high levels of energy.
    If civilian researchers (like myself) are not familiar with it, it is probably because they do not do much work with explosives.
    As for military scientists, you would have to ask them.
    I do not know how familiar they are with nanotechnology.
    Danish TV2   So you found this substance in the WTC, why do you think it caused the collapses?
    Niels Harrit   Well, it's an explosive.   Why else would it be there?
    Danish TV2   You believe the intense heat melted the building?s steel support structure, and caused the building to collapse like a house of cards?
    Niels Harrit   I cannot say precisely, as this substance can serve both purposes.
    It can explode and break things apart, and it can melt things.
    Both effects were probably used, as I see it.
    Molten metal pours out of the South Tower several minutes before the collapse.
    This indicates the whole structure was being weakened in advance.
    Then the regular explosives come into play.
    The actual collapse sequence had to be perfectly timed, all the way down.
    Danish TV2   What quantities are we talking about?
    Niels Harrit   A lot.   There were only two planes, but three skyscrapers collapsed.
    We know roughly how much dust was created.
    The pictures show huge quantities, everything but the steel was pulverised.
    And we know roughly how much unreacted thermite we have found.
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Nano Thermite can explode and break things apart and it can melt things.

Explosives in World Trade Center - international researchers have found traces of explosives.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Both effects were probably used by the use of Nano Thermite as I see it.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

The use of nano thermite indicates the whole structure was being weakened in advance.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

Image: Danish TV2
    This is the “loaded gun”, material that did not ignite for some reason.
    We are talking about tonnes.   Over 10 tonnes, possibly 100 tonnes.
    Danish TV2   Ten tonnes, possibly 100 tonnes, in three buildings?   And these substances are not normally found in such buildings?
    Niels Harrit   No.   These materials are extremely advanced.
    Danish TV2   How do you place such material in a skyscraper, on all the floors?
    Niels Harrit   How you would get it in?
    Danish TV2   Yes.
    Niels Harrit   If I had to transport it in those quantities I would use pallets.   Get a truck and move it in on pallets.
    Danish TV2   Why hasn't this been discovered earlier?
    Niels Harrit   By whom?
    Danish TV2   The caretakers, for example.     If you are moving 10 to 100 tonnes of nano-thermite around, and placing it on all the floors.     I am just surprised no-one noticed.
    Niels Harrit   As a journalist, you should address that question to the company responsible for security at the WTC.
    Danish TV2   So you are in no doubt the material was present?
    Niels Harrit   You cannot fudge this kind of science.
    We have found it.   Unreacted thermite.
    Danish TV2   What responses has your article received around the world?
    Niels Harrit   It is completely new knowledge for me.
    It was only published last Friday.   So it is too early to say.
    But the article may not be as groundbreaking as you think.
    Hundreds of thousands of people around the world, have long known that the three buildings were demolished.
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Once the nano thermite was used then the regular explosives come into play.

Explosives in World Trade Center - international researchers have found traces of explosives.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

The actual collapse sequence had to be perfectly times, all the way down.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

And we know roughly how much unreacted thermite we have found.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

No.  These nano thermite materials are extremely advanced.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

Nano thermite in the buildings - almost ten years have passed.

Nano-thermite contains more energy than dynamite and can be used as rocket fuel.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
    911 Controlled Demolition - Thermite - Nano Thermite - Iron Microspheres Confirm Unexplained Extreme Temperatures.

Niels Harrit interview on Danish TV2 television.

So you found nano-thermite in the World Trade Center buildings, why do you think it caused the collapses?

It was by chance that someone discovered nano thermite two years ago.

Researchers found nano-thermite explosives in the dust and rubble of the World Trade Center buildings that cannot have come from the planes.

The believe several tonnes of explosives were placed in the buildings in advance.

Image: Danish TV2
    This has been crystal clear.
    Our research is just the last nail in the coffin.
    This is not the 'smoking gun', it is the 'loaded gun'.
    Each day, thousands of people realise that the WTC was demolished.
    That is something unstoppable.
    Danish TV2   Why has no-one discovered earlier that there was nano-thermite in the buildings?   Almost ten years have passed.
    Niels Harrit   You mean in the dust?
    Danish TV2   Yes.
    Niels Harrit   It was by chance that someone looked at the dust with a microscope.
    They are tiny red chips.
    The biggest are 1 mm in size, and can be seen with the naked eye.
    But you need a microscope to see the vast majority.
    It was by chance that someone discovered them two years ago.
    Danish TV2   It has taken 18 months to prepare the scientific article you refer to.
    Niels Harrit   It is a very comprehensive article based on thorough research.
    Danish TV2   You have been working on this for several years, because it didn't make sense to you.
    Niels Harrit   Yes, over two years actually.
    It all started when I saw the collapse of Building 7, the third skyscraper.
    It collapsed seven hours after the twin towers.
    And there were only two airplanes.
    When you see a 47-storey building, 186m tall, collapse in 6.5 seconds, and you are a scientist, you think “what?”.
    I had to watch it again… and again.
    I hit the button 10 times, and my jaw dropped lower and lower.
    Firstly, I had never heard of that building before.
    And there was no visible reason why it should collapse in that way, straight down, in 6.5 seconds.
    I have had no rest since that day.
    Danish TV2   Ever since 9/11 there has been speculation, and conspiracy theories.   What do you say to viewers who hear about your research and say, “we?ve heard it all before, there are lots of conspiracy theories”.   What would you say to convince them that this is different?
    Niels Harrit   I think there is only one conspiracy theory worth mentioning, the one involving 19 hijackers.
    I think viewers should ask themselves what evidence they have seen to support the official conspiracy theory.
    If anyone has seen evidence, I would like to hear about it
    No-one has been formally charged.   No-one is 'wanted'.
    Our work should lead to demands for a proper criminal investigation of the 9/11 terrorist attack.
    Because it never happened.   We are still waiting for it.
    We hope our results will be used as technical evidence when that day comes.
    Danish TV2   Niels Harrit, fascinating, thanks for coming in.
    Niels Harrit   My pleasure
    ITALIAN SAYS 9-11 SOLVED
    It’s common knowledge, he reveals
    CIA — Mossad behind terror attacks
    By the Staff of American Free Press
    Former Italian President Francesco Cossiga, who revealed the existence of Operation Gladio, has told Italy’s oldest and most widely read newspaper that the 9-11 terrorist attacks were run by the CIA and Mossad, and that this was common knowledge among global intelligence agencies.
    In what translates awkwardly into English, Cossiga told the newspaper Corriere della Sera:
    “All the [intelligence services] of America and Europe… know well that the disastrous attack has been planned and realized from the Mossad, with the aid of the Zionist world in order to put under accusation the Arabic countries and in order to induce the western powers to take part … in Iraq [and] Afghanistan.”
    Cossiga was elected president of the Italian Senate in July 1983 before winning a landslide election to become president of the country in 1985, and he remained until 1992.
    Cossiga’s tendency to be outspoken upset the Italian political establishment, and he was forced to resign after revealing the existence of, and his part in setting up, Operation Gladio.
    This was a rogue intelligence network under NATO auspices that carried out bombings across Europe in the 1960s, 1970s and ’80s.
    Gladio’s specialty was to carry out what they termed 'false flag' operations — terror attacks that were blamed on their domestic and geopolitical opposition.
    In March 2001, Gladio agent Vincenzo Vinciguerra stated, in sworn testimony:
    “You had to attack civilians, the people, women, children, innocent people, unknown people far removed from any political game.
    The reason was quite simple: to force … the public to turn to the state to ask for greater security.”
    Cossiga first expressed his doubts about 9-11 in 2001, and is quoted by 9-11 researcher Webster Tarpley saying:
    “The mastermind of the attack must have been a sophisticated mind, provided with ample means not only to recruit fanatic kamikazes, but also highly specialized personnel.
    I add one thing: it could not be accomplished without infiltrations in the radar and flight security personnel.”
    Coming from a widely respected former head of state, Cossiga’s assertion that the 9-11 attacks were an inside job and that this is common knowledge among global intelligence agencies is illuminating.
    It is one more eye-opening confirmation that has not been mentioned by America’s propaganda machine in print or on TV.
    Nevertheless, because of his experience and status in the world, Cossiga cannot be discounted as a crackpot.
    Free to redistribute as long as credit given to American Free Press
    We have discovered distinctive red/gray chips in all the samples we have studied of the dust produced by the destruction of the World Trade Center.

One sample was collected by a Manhattan resident about ten minutes after the collapse of the second WTC Tower, two the next day, and a fourth about a week later.

The properties of these chips were analyzed using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).

The red portion of these chips is found to be an unreacted thermitic material and highly energetic.

The carbon content of the red material indicates that an organic substance is present.

This would be expected for super-thermite formulations in order to produce high gas pressures upon ignition and thus make them explosive.

Photo: Bentham-Open.org
    Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
    Photo: Bentham-Open.org
    Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe
    We have discovered distinctive red/gray chips in all the samples we have studied of the dust produced by the destruction of the World Trade Center.
    One sample was collected by a Manhattan resident about ten minutes after the collapse of the second WTC Tower, two the next day, and a fourth about a week later.
    The properties of these chips were analyzed using optical microscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray energy dispersive spectroscopy (XEDS), and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC).
    The red portion of these chips is found to be an unreacted thermitic material and highly energetic.
    The carbon content of the red material indicates that an organic substance is present.
    This would be expected for super-thermite formulations in order to produce high gas pressures upon ignition and thus make them explosive.
     
    Your life, your children's lives —
    Will you live or die?
    Decided by small group of elite.
    Pure evil
    It doesn't get any clearer than this
     
    Published on Friday, March 2, 2007 by the Los Angeles Times
    US to Develop New Hydrogen Bomb
    by Ralph Vartabedian
    The Energy Department will announce today a contract to develop the nation's first new hydrogen bomb in two decades, involving a collaboration between three national weapons laboratories, The Times has learned.
    The new bomb will include design features from all three labs, though Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in the Bay Area appears to have taken the lead position in the project. The Los Alamos and Sandia labs in New Mexico will also be part of the project.
    Why are the West's elites trying to start a nuclear war?
    Because you pay for it
    BBC — Thursday, 6 September 2007
    UK jets 'chase Russian bombers'
    UK MoD image of Tupolev-95 Bear bomber

An MoD photo shows RAF Typhoon shadowing a Russian Bear-H
    Norway says Russia has increased military flights in the Arctic
    The UK's Royal Air Force has launched fighter jets to intercept eight Russian military planes flying in airspace patrolled by Nato, UK officials say.
    Four RAF F3 Tornado aircraft were scrambled in response to the Russian action, the UK's defence ministry said.
    The Russian planes - said to be long-range bombers - had earlier been followed by Norwegian F16 jets.
    Russia recently revived a Cold War-era practice of flying bombers on long-range patrols.
    A Norwegian officer, Lt Col John Inge Oegland, told the BBC the Russian Tupolev Tu-95 Bear bombers flew in international airspace from the Barents Sea to the Atlantic, before turning back.
    Two Norwegian F-16s shadowed them on Thursday morning and another two went up later, he said.
    There have been several similar incidents in recent months, Lt-Col Oegland added.
    "Norway is following the increased Russian activity in the far north with interest," he told the BBC News website.
    He said the Russian flights were not causing alarm in Norway.   "Our systems are adequate," he said, when asked whether Norway was bolstering its security in the area.
    Pilots for 911 truth — click here
    'Oh!   You don't believe the 9-11 official version,' they say.
    'You mean where they want you to accept the buildings were not blown up from below.
    'Plane fuel!   Substance never burns higher then a gas stove!   That it caused the inner core steel to melt!
    'Steel melting!
    'Concrete vaporizing!
    ' 'No!   I don't believe that conspiracy theory.
    'Cheney!   Bush!   Rudy Giuliani!   HA!  HA!
    'Tower 7 that never had a plane hit — just came tumbling down!
    'You believe that, eh!
    'Ever think it had to be blown up because the plane scheduled to fly into it was off getting shot down.
    'Thermite in Tower 7's walls, you see — incriminating evidence — impossible to get out without people watching!
    Had to be blown up!
    'Next you'll be saying Obama is not a Wall Street Illuminati banker stooge?
    'Take your pick:   The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedians.
    'Him who allows himself to be used.
    'Oh!   I can't really blame you,   Television it turns minds to pulp.
    'Turn off the television.   It's the only way.'
    'Turn off the television?'
    'Get rid of it really.   I mean what else is there to do!'
    'Get rid of the television?'
    'Don't forget all radio garbage is propaganda, even the songs.
    'Then those five minute propaganda hits they send you every hour!
    'The ones they refer to as News
    'Get rid of all the propaganda from your brain, the only way to do it.'
    'Stop being hooked on those Hollywood movies — even those that make you think they are making you think'
    'All paid performers to make your brain dead.
    'You turn the brainwashing off, you'll begin to become yourself.
    'It really is the only way!'
    'Oh!'
    Kewe — TheWE.cc
    9/11
    By all accounts, the unprecedented events of September 11th, 2001 changed the way our country functions, and in turn, the world.
    It is therefore critical that conscientious Americans, as well as people around the globe, understand these events in detail.
    Unfortunately the official reports, including The 9/11 Commission Report and the NIST WTC Report, written by those working under the direction of the Bush Administration, have been proven to be elaborate cover-ups.
    Film: 9/11 Revisited
    September 11th Revisited is perhaps the most riveting film ever made about the destruction of the World Trade Center.
    This is a powerful documentary which features eyewitness accounts and archived news footage that was shot on September 11, 2001 but never replayed on television.
    Featuring interviews with eyewitnesses & firefighters, along with expert analysis by Professor Steven E. Jones, Professor David Ray Griffin, MIT Engineer Jeffrey King, and Professor James H. Fetzer.
    This film provides stunning evidence that explosives were used in the complete demolition of the WTC Twin Towers and WTC Building 7.
    For Film: 9/11 Revisited
    — Click Here
    Film: 9/11 Press for Truth
    An excellent documentary about the families of the victims of 9/11 and their fight to uncover and expose the truth about what happened that day.
    For Film: 9/11 Press for Truth
    — Click Here
    Film: 9/11 Mysteries
    90 minutes of pure demolition evidence and analysis, laced with staggering witness testimonials.
    Moving from "the myth" through "the analysis" and into "the players," careful deconstruction of the official story set right alongside clean, clear science.
    The 9/11 picture is not one of politics or nationalism or loyalty, but one of strict and simple physics. How do you get a 10-second 110-story pancake collapse?
    Every missile has a home.

Photo: Alaska Image Library
    Every missile has a home
    (No Mortgages to Worry About)
    Image: Natasha Mayers
    US destroyed Fallujah as it tries to destroy the rest of Iraq
    Published on Monday, July 4, 2005 by CommonDreams.org
    by Sheldon Drobny
    Justice O'Connor's decision in Bush v. Gore led to the current Bush administration's execution of war crimes and atrocities in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other places in the Middle East that are as egregious as those committed by the Third Reich and other evil governments in human history.
    The lesson is clear.
    Those people who may be honorable and distinguished in their chosen profession should always make decisions based upon good rather than evil no matter where their nominal allegiances may rest.
    Justice O'Connor was quoted to have said something to the affect that she abhorred the thought of Bush losing the 2000 election to Gore.
    She was known to have wanted to retire after the 2000 election for same reason she is now retiring.
    She wanted to spend more time with her sick husband.
    Unfortunately, she tarnished her distinguished career with the deciding vote in Bush v. Gore by going along with the partisan majority of the Court to interfere with a democratic election that she and the majority feared would be lost in an honest recount.
    She dishonored herself and the Supreme Court by succumbing to party allegiances and not The Constitution to which she swore to uphold.
    And the constitutional argument she and the majority used to justify their decision was the Equal Protection Clause.
    The Equal Protection Clause was the ultimate basis for the decision, but the majority essentially admitted (what was obvious in any event) that it was not basing its conclusion on any general view of what equal protection requires.
    The decision in Bush v Gore was not dictated by the law in any sense—either the law found through research, or the law as reflected in the kind of intuitive sense that comes from immersion in the legal culture.
    The Equal Protection clause is generally used in matters concerning civil rights.
    The majority ignored their basic conservative views supporting federalism and states' rights in order to justify their decision.
    History will haunt these justices down for their utter lack of justice and the hypocrisy associated with this decision.
    Sheldon Drobny is Co-founder of Air America Radio.
    Unspeakable grief and horror
                            ...and the circus of deception continues...
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    Circus of Torture   2003 — now
    He says, "You are quite mad, Kewe"
    And of course I am.
    Why, I don't believe any of it — not the bloody body, not the bloody mind, not even the bloody Universe, or is it bloody multiverse.
    "It's all illusion," I say.   "Don't you know, my lad, my lassie.   The game!   The game, me girl, me boy!   Takes on interest, don't you know.   T'is me sport, till doest find a better!"
    Pssssst — but all this stuff is happening down here
    Let's change it!
    NATO's silent toxic air-spraying planes
    HAARP
    Weather Warfare
    Full Spectrum Dominance
    Elana Freeland on Buzzsaw with Sean Stone
    Download audio mp3 from thewe.cc server      right click here
    Chemtrails HAARP and the full spectrum dominance of planet earth.

Image: internet
    Climate engineering weather warfare collapse of civilization

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    “I had a Sunday dinner a few weeks ago at the house of my dad’s and stepmom’s neighbors.
    The man and woman of the house are in their 60’s and both proud liberals.
    The man said he was a ‘Berkley liberal.’ He supports Hillary, she supports Bernie Sanders.
    Towards the end of the dinner he expressed the opinion that a few nuke bombs on some of the major cities in Iraq would be a good idea.
    Previous to that, he defended the dropping of nuke bombs on Japan.
    The guy’s wife, the Bernie supporter, added something about the barbarous tribal nature of Iraqi society.
    She quoted Deepak Chopra on the [evil] nature of Mohamed.
    Their son is a fighter pilot who is thinking about joining the top gun program.
    He is gay but is too scared to come out to his work colleagues.”
    Bi-Polar Disorder: Obama’s Bait-and-Switch Environmental Politics — click here
    P.S. from Kewe to the above article written by Paul Street.
    I accept the sun is a much greater factor in global weather than human-made activity.
    That it is possible climate change will become a bigger problem but also more probable the sun is presently taking us into a mini-cold period.
    That the increase in human-made carbon dioxide combined in the stratosphere with other Earth-releasing-of-warmth blocking chemicals is causing a wave of new tree/plant growth in areas not seen for many millennium.
    That seeding of the clouds being done by NATO with its toxic compounds is completely destructive to the soil, seas and inland waters beneath, and many vulnerable humans and varied life, and that the politicians responsible for this NATO destructive activity should be held accountable for such as being enemies of Earth's eco-structure and livability.
    From the video 'Holes in Heaven' — Brooks Agnew, Earth Tornographer
    In 1983 I did radio tornography with 30 watts looking for oil in the ground.
    I found 26 oil wells over a nine state area.
    100 hundred percent of the time was accurate, which is just 30 watts of power beaming straight into solid rock.
    HAARP uses a billion watts beamed straight into the ionosphere for experiments.
    Picture these strings on the piano as layers of the Earth, each one has its own frequency.
    What we used to do is beam radio waves into the ground and it would vibrate any 'strings' that were present in the ground.
    We might get a sound back like ___ and we would say, that's natural gas.
    We might get a sound back like ____ and we'd say that's crude oil.
    We were able to identify each frequency.
    We accomplished this with just 30 watts of radio power.
    If you do this with a billion watts the vibrations are so violent that the entire piano would shake.
    In fact the whole house would shake.
    In fact the vibrations could be so severe under ground they could even cause an earthquake.
    Download or watch movie on HAARP — Advanced US Military research weapon on behaviour modification
    weather change, ionesphere manipulation — click here
    Download or watch audio of Dr. Nick Begich talking on HAARP
    — The 2006 update to 'Angels Don't Play This HAARP'.
    'Angels Still Don't Play This HAARP: Advances In Tesla Technology'.
    Planet Earth Weapon by Rosalie Bertell
    ozone, HAARP, chemtrails, space war — click here
    What HAARP Is.. And Everything Its Used For
    Full HAARP Documentary — click here
    Angels Dont Play This HAARP weather manipulation
    1 hour 36 minutes video — click here
    (poor quality to watch but well worth listening)
    Dr. Nick Begich, his book and his articles can be found here
           http://www.earthpulse.com/      
    Article on Chemtrails — unusual cloud formations in the US.
    U.S. Bombing of Fallujah
    — the Third World War continued: Chechnya, North Ossetia, Ingushetia
    More atrocities - Ahmed and Asma, story of two children dying
    al-Sadr City
    Iraq's real WMD crime - the effects of depleted uranium
    World War Two soldiers did not kill Kill ratio Korea, Vietnam. Iraq.
           Cowardly attacks by air killing men women and children in their homes, often never seeing those they kill as the drones or aircraft fly back to the cowardly bases      
               If they kill only the husband, see how they care for the family they have destroyed   
      Afghanistan — Western Terror States: Canada, US, UK, France, Germany, Italy      
           Photos of Afghanistan people being killed and injured by NATO      
    Aid agencies compromised by US actions
    US soldiers committing suicide Afghanistan Iraq — Most Recent
    Psychologist Pete Linnerooth was one of three who were part of a mental health crew in charge of the US 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division in the Baghdad area of Iraq.   Pete Linnerooth committed suicide by turning a gun upon himself in January of 2013
    Veterans kill themselves at a rate of one every 80 minutes.   More than 6,500 veteran suicides are logged every year — more than the total number of soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq combined since those wars began.
    Mary Coghill Kirkland said she asked her son, 21-year-old Army Spc. Derrick Kirkland, what was wrong as soon as he came back from his first deployment to Iraq in 2008.   He had a ready answer: "Mom, I'm a murderer."
    A military base on the brink
    As police agents watched he shot himself in the head
    Murders, fights, robberies, domestic violence, drunk driving, drug overdoses
    US soldiers committing suicide Afghanistan Iraq II
    U.S. Soldier Killed Herself After Objecting to Interrogation Techniques
    Private Gary Boswell, 20, from Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, was found hanging in a playground in July
    She is Jeanne "Linda" Michel, a Navy medic.   She came home last month to her husband and three kids ages 11, 5, and 4, delighted to be back in her suburban home of Clifton Park in upstate New York.   Two weeks after she got home, she shot and killed herself.
    Peterson refused to participate in the torture after only two nights working in the unit known as the cage
         United States Numb to Iraq Troop Deaths       
         All papers relating to the interrogations have been destroyed     
          We stripped them and were supposed to mock them and degrade their manhood     
    US soldiers committing suicide Iraq Vietnam
    The Iraq War - complete listing of articles, includes images
    The House of Saud and Bush
           All with U.S. Money:       
           US and Israel War Crimes       
    All with U.S. Money:

    Israel agents stole identity of New Zealand cerebral palsy victim.

    (IsraelNN.com July 15, 2004) The Foreign Ministry will take steps towards restoring relations with New Zealand. New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced she was implementing diplomatic sanctions after two Israelis were sentenced on charges of attempting to obtain illegal passports. Despite Israeli refusal to respond to the accusations, the two are labeled in the New Zealand media as Mossad agents acting on behalf of the Israeli intelligence community.

    Foreign Ministry officials stated they will do everything possible to renew diplomatic ties, expressing sorrow over the "unfortunate incident".
    Projected mortality rate of Sudan refugee starvation deaths — Darfur pictures
    Suicide now top killer of Israeli soldiers
    Atrocities files - graphic images
    'Suicide bombings,' the angel said, 'and beheadings.'

    'And the others that have all the power - they fly missiles in the sky.

    They don't even look at the people they kill.'
           The real Ronald Reagan       
           — Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, South Africa        
    Follow the torture trail...
           Cowardly attacks by air killing men women and children in their homes, often never seeing those they kill as the drones or aircraft fly back to the cowardly bases       
           If they kill only the husband, see how they care for the family they have destroyed       
           Afghanistan — Western Terror States: Canada, US, UK, France, Germany, Italy       
           Photos of Afghanistan people being killed and injured by NATO     
            When you talk with God        
             were you also spending your time, money and energy, killing people?         
           Are they now alive or dead?       
    Photos July 2004
    US Debt
    Photos June 2004
    Lest we forget - Ahmed and Asma, story of two children dying
    Photos May 2004
    American military: Abu Gharib (Ghraib) prison photos, humiliation and torture
    - London Daily Mirror article: non-sexually explicit pictures
    Photos April 2004
    The celebration of Jerusalem day, the US missiles that rained onto children in Gaza,
    and, a gathering of top articles over the past nine months
    Photos March 2004
    The Iraq War - complete listing of articles, includes images
    Photos February 2004
    US missiles - US money - and Palestine
    Photos January 2004
    Ethnic cleansing in the Beduin desert
    Photos December 2003
    Shirin Ebadi Nobel Peace Prize winner 2003
    Photos November 2003
    Atrocities - graphic images...
    Photos October 2003
    Aljazeerah.info
    Photos September 2003
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