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Operation: Love Reunited

Awww, how sweet... A volunteer group of professional photographers taking pictures of the "warriors" and their families as they go off to fight "for our freedom". Anybody catch the tone yet? A sickly sweet family scene with a father in the Air Force being deployed, leaving behind his young son and his wife, 6 months preggers with his next son, whose birth he's going to miss because he's going to be Blowing Other Young Mothers and Children and Their Families Apart with high explosives. So he's playing toy soldiers with his son, that's right, go ahead and teach your kid to be more cannon fodder/Imperial Storm Trooper in the endless war started by Billionaires to stuff their bank accounts with more blood money, and they'll tell your kid that it's all about "freedom" and "protecting America" and other lies. "When I grow up I'm going to be a merciless butcher of Human Beings just like Daddy!" 29336

Following Right Wing political theology

Faith based politics where you have to believe fervently the dogma handed down by the High Priests of Capital... But according to their gospels of greed, there has never actually been any revolution where wealth has been redistributed to the poor from the wealthy. In other words, the wealth has been transferred from one group of heavily armed rich thieves to another. Lateral instead of Vertical economic mobility. Thus, no real Socialist state or more importantly, Socialist Economy has ever existed, at least according to the Ayn Rand Theology. Yet somehow, it's the Communists and Socialists, the ones who never had their hands on the missing bread in the first place, who crashed the economy repeatedly over the past 500 years of straight-on Capitalism. For instance the Mortgage Crisis that immediately preceded the crash of the War-expense Bloated Debt Economy. 19242

Operation Home Front = fake patriotism

Enough already. If you "support" the troops or the war, then why don't you actually "support" them? Dig down deep and pay your God-damn taxes to fund it. Can't afford the war under the current Tax Scheme? Too GOD-DAMNED BAD. You should have protested George Bush and his Corporate Thieves when they STARTED the bitch. You should have protested THEN and you really need to protest it NOW, the tax-breaks given to the Wealthiest People On The Planet so they don't have to pay for the "troops" to go out and rob one of the poorest nations on the planet, Afghanistan, on their behalf. Those Corporate Murderers who are benefiting from the war are getting their blood money essentially for FREE because STUPID PEOPLE or LAZY PEOPLE wouldn't ever stand up to them. Some of you who have influence in the major parties, maybe people with military titles in front of your names? The kind of name-and-title combinations politicians drool over when it's election time... YEAH, YOU! Get off your Fat Uniformed Butt and make Congress aware that THEIR bribe-taking and favoritism to the Blood-sucking Corporations have NOT gone un-noticed. TeaBags, you bitch and whine about a health care plan that might stop

Speaking of books… Tim LaHaye.

Tim LaHaye. OK, so that says a LOT in just two words. I know what the Non-Christian opinion is, now for a Christian voice. The dude is selling a Study Bible with a fold out graphical timetable from the start of the tribulation to the Rapture to Armageddon, $49.99 on your credit card. The credit cards that many believe to be a form of The Mark of The Beast. Now, I've heard from somebody, oh, who was it, oh yeah, Solomon, hmmm... "Naked came I into this world, and naked shall I depart, I brought nothing in my hand, and shall take nothing away". "you can't take it with you" So, how does Mr LaHaye plan to transfer those funds to the Bank of Heaven? I'm pretty certain that his Visa is going to be rejected for insufficient funds. That and Visa will probably deny it anyway because they have a clause in the contract that you're not allowed to use your card once you're dead. And there's a list of allowed countries where they'll transfer funds, and I'm certain that Heaven isn't on the list. 16115

“Energy (oil) ministers say 23 Trillion in investment needed” according to AP

--to find new sources of Oil and natural gas, of course. Strangely, that's about what my estimate of the cost of the recent 8 years worth of Federal Giveaways to the Oil Corporations would total. So, do the Oil Corporations REALLY need Welfare from all the governments of the world? Where would that much-ballihooed "Free Market" supremacy account for such a huge bailout to what's supposedly the single most profitable industry of the past century? To be honest, I didn't read past that shocking headline. I just DON'T need to ruin my day reading veiled threats (almost typo-ed "vealed" as in Fatted Calf) from the richest people on the planet about what will happen if they're not given the rest of the Planetary Treasury, the fealty of every son of Adam and a lien on the souls and service of our children for generations to come.

When they say, what they mean

When they say "Your problem is that you can't accept orders" What they mean "My problem is that I can't accept you not obeying MY orders" More thorough translation, the person is a Drama Queen who believes he has such extraordinary Leadership potential that if you don't follow him it couldn't possibly be some failure of his "ability" to lead. Therefore it must be YOUR fault. When they say "You're stupid/ignorant/lazy/crazy/an idiot" What they mean is How DARE you question my obviously superior intellect and judgment by not instantly agreeing with me?" Drama Queen again, if he completely fails to con you into believing whatever bullshit he's selling, it's obviously not HIS fault that he's not a good enough liar, it's YOUR fault for not being gullible enough. When they say "When was the last time YOU were in Iraq?" 15655

Gordon Brown says Iraq war “right”

quote: "But the main issue for him was that Iraq was in breach of UN resolutions" AGAIN with the bullshit LIES about WMDs, how long can these ChickenHawk bastards play THAT card? "and that "rogue states" could not be allowed to flout international law." Unless they're Rogue States like the Bush Administration and its Puppets like Britain, Chile, Argentina, Honduras, Spain, Israel,.... "If the international community could not act together over Iraq, Mr Brown said, he feared the "new world order we were trying to create would be put at risk" OH NO! The PNAC and their Satanic "New World Order" wouldn't be rammed down the throatis of the Rest of The WORLD if America and Britain didn't put "rogues" in their place. The Corporate Big Pigs wouldn't be allowed to run the world any way they God-Damned Please! What could possibly be worse?

But here in this graveyard, it’s still no man’s land…

The countless white crosses in mute witness stand To man's blind indiff'rence to his fellow man And to a whole generation That were butchered, and Damned. Sacrifice is something that makes holy. Not "something that makes dead". The last surviving Canadian veteran of World War One died last night. He was 15 when he enlisted, and when the Canuckistan Army found out they didn't send him into the meat grinder. That's good. There were millions of others not so lucky, many of them recruited using false ID and the Armies "unofficially" consented. Wink wink nudge nudge know what I mean, Ay? Make a (dead) man out of the lad. Then the segue into the REAL meat of the story, the "shared sacrifice" of Canucks and Yanks to "make a better (Superior Culture) world for the Afghans" Lyin' sacks of shit, those propagandists. 14969

Mark 6TH YEAR of Iraq Occupation with profiteers Boeing, Lockheed, GD and KBR

A.N.S.W.E.R.'s March 21 MARCH ON THE PENTAGON to mark the sixth year of the War in Iraq will be directed not only at the US Department of Defense, but at the war profiteers for whom 2007 was a record year, among them Boeing, Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics and KBR. In Colorado Springs the merchants of death can be visited on one corner. 6693

Our little Nero has another fire in him

Our IQ-pip-squeak-in-chief wrecks the US economy, slaughters a million people, steers the planet straight toward an iceberg, and now he's trying to extort Americans to drill for oil on the coasts and in ANWR. Bush is still let to speak at the microphone, WHY?   Impeach the damnable cretin! Can we afford this? IMPEACH HIM NOW! 3577

Liberal scholars make palatable same lie

Do you remember this ignoble sequence of events in the lead-up to the US invasion of Iraq? America demanded Iraq cease their nuclear research projects, they did. We insisted they fess up about all their weapons programs, so they released a tower of documents, 75% of which we redacted before passing it on to the UN. We subjected Iraq to weapons inspectors, and called for Saddam to produce and dismantle his long range missiles. When the embargo-depleted, oft-bombarded nation complied, the way was clear for our troops to move in. 3343

The contractors losing people in Iraq

We've all heard of Halliburton, KBR, Blackwater, Custer Battles et al. Who are the other contractor / profiteer / mercenaries in Iraq? Here's a partial list, sorted by most recent fatality. 2871

KBR’s support for troops reliably shitty

"KBR's commitment to the safety of all of its employees remains unwavering."   Caught having supplied tainted water to US troops in Iraq camps Ar Ramadi, Q-West and Victory, Kellogg Brown & Root issued the usual carefully crafted denial, leaving open the loophole that the commitment level from which they do not waver, may be potentially unsafe.

Iraq Moratorium monthly rendezvous

It's time again, February 15th, to meet at the intersection of Academy and Fountain Blvds, where US tax dollars meet the military industrial industry. Join UFPJ, PPJPC and CSA on Friday at noon. We'll assemble at all corners with banners, flags and chants to remind the major war profiteers that the American public would appreciate another line of work. It is the war merchants who stand between humanity and peaceful co-existance. It is they who dictate what our politicians offer America as its options. It is they who work in pools of the blood of millions of innocent peoples. Wear boots.

Cell phones for home front profiteers

CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS, a charity being promoted by Amazon.com, returns a dollar’s worth of long distance calling, for every cell phone you return. Lots of corporations earning tax credits and an electronic refurbishing company is reaping the profit.

Tom Warren- GreenGo pimp for the Pentagon

Tom Warren feigns being a folksy, bearded, hippy ranger-ranch type, and is the perfect Pentagon GreenGo pimp to be in charge of the public's manipulation by the military to put Fort Carson expansion into place in Pinion Canyon. 2090

The Woolseys- a Mom and Pop War Profiteering Team

Suzanne Woolsey is vice chair of the Colorado College Board of Directors. Her husband will be speaking this Thursday at the school, and all three of their kids graduated from there. The following opinion piece by Evelyn Pringle is reprinted in whole below. 1979

Beware of Hillary Care!

The local business idiots' rag here in Colorado Springs (The Gazette) has been warning us all about something they call "Hillary Care'. It's socialized medicine they scream! 1969

Academy Boulevard sounds off

Unqualified success! Turnout was light -BUT- we sustained banners at all four corners of the intersection for the full duration of the event, so we received honks of encouraging from traffic flowing in every direction. Participants were able to come and go as their schedule allowed. We tied up five security vehicles, two private foot patrolmen, someone watching through binoculars, two photographers, and one D.o.D. auditor who came out to say "THANK YOU!" We demonstrated neither a security threat, nor a safety risk, but simply that fellow citizens who every day drive past this military-industrial-complex turned out to be squarely, and loudly, in the peace camp. We knew it, now the defense contractors know it. They heard it in the steady cacophony of car and truck horns! 1879

Call out America’s 9/11 profiteers

Banners for TUESDAY 9/11.   Why protest Sept. 11? Because the WTC attack is being used to justify a perpetual war against a ambiguous foe [TERROR].   Why at Academy and Fountain Blvds in Colorado Springs? Because that intersection is just beneath the office windows of the people who earn billions by sustaining the 911 war.

Taking to the streets just an expression

Reaction so far to the 9/11 [General Strike] Vigil at Academy & Fountain is less concerned with the no working, no shopping, no going to school aspects and worried more about the hit-the-streets talk. Let's give them that one, because no one has any intention of obstructing any street, of blocking the flow of traffic or endangering anyone's safety. Taking to the streets is just an expression. It means go outside and play with your friends, it's good for you.

COS military-industrial complex HQ

Almost all of the defense industry giants earning the largest profits in this war on terror have offices in Colorado Springs. Here's a cluster at the intersection of Academy and Fountain Blvds:     Lockheed Martin, 1150 Academy Park Loop #1     Boeing, 1330 Inverness #2     Northrop Grumman, 1330 Inverness #3     General Dynamics, 1330 Inverness #4     Raytheon, 1330 Inverness     #5     Mitre, 1155 Academy Park Loop     Intecon, 1050 South Academy Boulevard and the ill-reported Iraq War opportunists:     Alliant Techsystems, 1250 Academy Park Loop (depleted uranium)     BAE Systems, 1150 Academy Park Loop (armor)     CACI International, 1250 Academy Park Loop (Abu Ghraib)     L-3 Communications TITAN Group, 1150 Academy Park Loop (Abu Ghraib)

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