Endless war....who is ready to STAND against ENDLESS WAR???
Who is ready to stand up and say NO MORE, ENOUGH, BASTA! Why are we so willing to tolerate blatant endless war?
Why did only 10 u.s.ofa. people show up Friday in San Francisco to say NO MORE WAR against a country far away from us, a country that has never attacked us and never will, never lobbed grenades or shot into our borders? When just a few dayz ago not 10 but 10's of THOUSANDS of people stopped their daily lives as usual to stand against another country's bombing of their own neighbor - with weapons we provided both sides with?
We SHOULD be out in the streets protesting Israel's bombing of Gaza - we should. But even 300 million times more, we should be out in the streets holding our OWN government accountable, forcing our OWN government & military to cease fire, making our OWN country stop this ENDLESS WAR once and for all.
But why is it so easy to drop everything and stand so vocally against another country while ignoring our own country? Especially a jewish country or communist country???
Obama is telling us our military will be involved in Iraq for a long time. Really Obama. What do we say? What do we do? Who will refuse to pay the taxes Obama needs to fund war? Who will sit in their congress persons' offices until they represent us in congress? Who will shut down military recruiting stations, block soldiers, barricade military armaments from engaging in not even wars but invasions???
Who will care not only about the 1800 children, men, and women killed in Gaza mostly by U.S. weapons & training, but the 1 MILLION children, women and men murdered and wounded in Iraq by U.S. soldiers, the 5 million displaced human beings who cannot return to their homes, barely existing in refugee camps in and along Iraq borders?
How can we continue our lives as usual, knowing that we are working to pay for these wars, we are living to embrace and even grow a lifestyle that is contingent on war, genocide, slavery and has always been birthed and nourished from endless war.
For who else in the world has attack more than 120 countries in our world (not counting on this land) - maybe our predecessor England, whose bloody footsteps paved the way for our world dominance.
Who is ready to STAND, to extricate our lifestyles from the spoils of wars, and to demand the end to war???