Monthly Archives: May 2006

Haditha and My Lai: A Comparison Including the Coverups

My Lai Massacre, South Vietnam, March 1968.  I am increasingly struck by the similarities in the military response to the killings in Haditha, November 19, 2005 and in My Lai, Vietnam, March 16, 1968. For four months there were no revelations … Continue reading

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Directorate of Information Management Ft Leavenworth Comes to Blog Via Haditha Link.

  I know your "Spa" is only for Army but I have a few not-so-proud marines from Lance Corporal to General whom you might "'invite" to visit the United States Disciplinary Barracks. When the laws of war are violated either … Continue reading

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Will the Marine Corps Baby Killers Involved in Haditha Incident and the Chain of Command Walk for the Crimes and Coverup?

I don't know but the N.C.I.S. investigating the marines is perhaps woefully lacking independence. After the mass murder of babies, children and senior citizens in Haditha, there was apparently an investigation and $38,000 in cash payments were paid as hush money to some … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Thirteen Illinois Soldiers Killed in Last Six Months In Iraq War.

These are the names of the Illinois Soldiers who died Between November 24, 2005 and May 29, 2006 in Iraq. I know your states have their lists too and this is only the list of the dead from Illinois. Yet as … Continue reading

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Arlington Heights, ILL. Book Burner: Deterred For Now

This is a photo of a Nazi bookburning. They also invaded nations without provocation and Americans have to be careful to preserve the freedoms that we hold dear. Leslie Pinney, an ideologically motivated censor and enemy of freedom of thought is … Continue reading

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Haditha, Iraq: Baby Killers in Murderous U.S. Marine Corps That Claims to Understand Proportionality But Tried to Cover Up the Massacre

This Washington Post article is more specific in terms of marine corps baby killers  who slaughtered twenty-four to twenty-five civilians including babies on November 19, 2005. I noted that Mr Bush in his press conference regretted some of his trash talking … Continue reading

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Arlington Heights School Board Considers Book Burning and Censoring Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried and Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five.

In my Vietnam and America class this fall I am using Tim O'Brien, The Things They Carried, considered perhaps the single greatest work of fiction on the Vietnam War. As usual the course is closed and has a waitlist. A … Continue reading

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Baby Killers at Haditha May Get Justice But Is It Enough?

This is the latest over the My Lai-like massacre at Haditha, Iraq in November. Yet the real baby killers are the arm-chair general staff and senior civilian leadership that brought this war to America under the most egregious and false … Continue reading

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Controversy: Did Roosevelt University Chair Fire Professor For Allowing Discussion of Religion in Religion Course?

Press Release: Roosevelt University of Chicago, IL has fired a philosophy and religion professor for allowing students in his class to ask questions about Judaism and Islam. The chair of the department, Susan Weininger, fired the professor, Douglas Giles, saying … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill Responds to University of Colorado Charge of Plagiarism

This is his response to the ideologically inspired auto da fe. This investigation, which may or may not have merit, was the product of his antiwar protest and condemnation of American Foreign Policy. I am not in a position to evaluate … Continue reading

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Ft Sill: Where U.S. Wounded Soldiers Are Abused Visits Blog

Someone there Googled Ft Sill and came across this post of NYT article on abuse at Ft Sill. SUPPORT THE TROOPS!! OrgName:    DOIM/USAISC Fort Sill OrgID:      DFS-2 Address:    USAISC Fort Sill Address:    Building 1645, Room 7 City:       Ft Sill StateProv:  … Continue reading

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Saddam Speaks!

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 05/22/2006 on a Washington Post blog Saddam's Greatest Hits The latest headline from Saddam Hussein's war crimes trial: "Uproar in court as judge ejects Saddam lawyer." Just over six months after proceedings began, the trial … Continue reading

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N.S.A. (National Security Agency) Would You Like My Telephone Numbers So You Can Spy On Me?

David Horowitz wrote a book that said I am one of the 101 most dangerous professors in the United States of America!! So I thought you might want to ensure I am not talking to anyone you don't like. Oh … Continue reading

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CENTCOM ARRIVES AT MY WEBSITE again. CAN THE N.S.A. BE FAR BEHIND?

Someone at CENTCOM surfed Technorati Centcom and saw a blog link where I had mentioned them on the duty of military senior officers to disobey illegal or immoral orders that pertain to the Iraq War or any other "operation." I did remove their … Continue reading

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The National Anthem: Commencement May 21, 2006 (St Xavier U)

During the National Anthem I chose not to stand. It was a large crowd at the Shannon Center and since everyone was standing around me I could not see if anyone else chose to sit. I am not sure why … Continue reading

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Pentagon Visits My Website. Good!!

It is with some irony that a Pentagon-based employee arrived at my website through a Technorati Search for "torture iraq." I can well understand the DoD's interest in the phenomenon as they continue to disgrace the United States with crimes … Continue reading

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Military Personnel Should Disobey the Civilian Leadership When Being Issued Immoral Orders

I must concede civilian supremacy has long been an illusion in this country. The military-political-elite complex has long had interchangeable parts and whether, for example, Gen Hayden is director of C.I.A. or a "civilian" is in charge of this terrorist organization … Continue reading

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New York Times Article on Antiwar Dixie Chicks

This article is a comprehensive look at the Dixie Chicks success in resisting antiwar persecution. They are not alone as my life is linked right beneath this post as contained within the lyrics of their song. May 21, 2006 By … Continue reading

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Jane Fonda’s Save the Children Speech in Hanoi, North Vietnam (D.R.V.) 1972

Below you will see Jane Fonda’s frequently under-appreciated radio broadcast that was delivered on her courageous and magisterial peace mission to Hanoi. Her reference to President Nixon as a “true killer” was correct. Her denunciation of American B-52s cowardly bombing … Continue reading

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Dylan Covered “Two Soldiers.” Song Illustrates The Tragedy of War for the Soldiers and their Devastated Loved Ones.

Two Soldiers    ——Bob Dylan Traditional Song He was just a blue-eyed Boston boy, His voice was low with pain. "I'll do your bidding, comrade mine, If I ride back again. But if you ride back and I am left, You'll … Continue reading

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Support the Troops: Free Them From Military Oppression

First the suicides have been increasing due to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Then the abuse of injured soldiers at Ft Sill. Now they are sending mentally unfit and psychologically impaired soldiers into combat.  The Hartford Courant reported that … Continue reading

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Stetson University Management Professor Robert W. Boozer Challenges My Characterisation of His Comment, While Abandoning Horowitz 101 Psycho Research, as “Sexist” and “Misogynist.”

 The question that Professor Boozer raised was: “How can history be patriarchal when it has periods?” I wrote: {Professor Kirstein comment: This is an egregiously sexist comment and one that I believe discredits the sender of this e-mail. What was … Continue reading

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Rogue Terrorist State: Army Tortures Injured AMERICAN Soldiers at Ft Sill, Oklahoma

May 12, 2006 The New York Times By RALPH BLUMENTHAL LAWTON, Okla. — The Army has shaken up a program to heal recruits injured in basic training after soldiers and their parents said troops hurt at Fort Sill were punished … Continue reading

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Professor Bob Boozer Cancels Psychoprofile Study of Horowitz’ 101

This rather inane statement, see bottom, was received by e-mail from the Stetson University business-school professor indicating his intent to withdraw his research proposal. The project was to profile psychologically the professors mentioned in David Horowitz’s, The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics … Continue reading

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Nuclear Primer: America the Terrorist Nuclear Power

The only nation to use nuclear weapons in combat: The United States The nation that developed these fission weapons: The United States Fission refers to the splitting of an atom’s nucleus by a penetrating neutron. These are atomic bombs that … Continue reading

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E-mail from Several Senior Scholars Questions Professor Boozer’s Proposal to Investigate Psychological Profile of David Horowitz’s The 101 Most Dangerous Professors

This link explains the proposal of Professor Boozer to conduct psychological profile analysis of David Horowitz' 101 most "dangerous" professors.  Richard Falk e-mail May 7 to Professor Bob Boozer cc to Professor Kirstein: Dear Bob Boozer: I appreciate the care with which … Continue reading

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“Interview” in Liberation Times

Liberation Times: Professor Kirstein, welcome to this interview. We hope to explore your current feelings about David Horowitz's, The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America and at least some reflection on your highly controversial case a few years ago. PK: Well … Continue reading

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Zacarias Moussaoui, A Minor Player in the 9/11 Attacks on CONUS, Appropriately and Morally Spared the Death Penalty

Hopefully the decision by a federal jury to reject the Department of "Justice" demand for execution of Mr Moussaui, who was in prison DURING the 9/11 attacks, will accelerate the growing revulsion in the United States against the immoral and evil death penalty. Mr … Continue reading

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Baby-Killers at Haditha; “Collateral Damage” as Inappropriate Term to Conceal the Horror of the Killing and Even Targeting of Noncombatants Including BABIES

This entry appeared in a blog apparently presented by another COWARD blogger who is afraid to identify him or herself. Note the title of this blog in comparison. Peter "Baby Killer" Kirstein is Back Peter Kirstein, the professor who called … Continue reading

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Professor Bob Boozer Wishes to Psychoanalyse Horowitz 101 Most Dangerous Professors: “A Study of the Jungian Psychological Type preferences of U.S. Academics Identified as Politically ‘Dangerous’.”

I received this email from Professor Boozer, who is a professor in the Business School at Stetson University in DeLand Florida. I must say it seems odd the professor would take one book and use its subjects as the cohort … Continue reading

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