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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