- Kirstein Cited in Mondoweiss on University of Illinois Faculty Panel Report
- Kirstein Mentioned in Jim Dey Salaita Column in News-Gazette
- AAUP Sends Third Salaita Letter to Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise
- U.N. Security Council Vote on the Palestinian State and the Samantha Power Puzzle
- Kirstein Op-Ed in the News-Gazette on Salaita Panel at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Monthly Archives: June 2006
This image is from her 1972 peace trip to Hanoi to give aid and comfort to the vulnerable children and women dying from American bombardment. I posted an earlier encomium on this hero’s momentous 1972 wartime save-the-children mission to Hanoi, North … Continue reading
This was Treblinka in Poland during World War II. It's beginning to appear that the U.S. has a role model in incarceration and mistreatment of detainees. Americans are supposed to worship and pray to the flag? I don't think so. … Continue reading
Supreme Court Rules Bush Administration’s Fake Courts violated Geneva Convention at Guantánamo: Here Are Additional Violations.
The Supreme Court has ruled 5-3 in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld the Bush administration has violated the Geneva Convention and the Uniform Code of Military Justice in trying to implement war crimes trials at Guantánamo prison camp. Justice John Paul Stevens writing for the … Continue reading
C.U. Administration: We Will Resist Efforts to Abrogate Academic Freedom as you did with Professor Churchill
A conservative website is interviewing the Horowitz's 101 Most Dangerous Professors. I responded and think it is apropos as the Ward Churchill inquisition appears to be reaching a censorious climax at the University of Colorado (C.U.) Professor Peter Kirstein — … Continue reading
U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms Visits Web log: To be Provocative, How About Arresting Those Senators That Voted Against Withdrawing American Forces from occupied Iraq by July 2007?
OrgName: U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms OrgID: USSAA Address: 2 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, N.E. 6TH FLOOR City: WASHINGTON DC StateProv: DC PostalCode: 20510 Country: US NetRange: 220.127.116.11 – 18.104.22.168 CIDR: 22.214.171.124/16 NetName: SCC NetHandle: NET-156-33-0-0-1 Parent: NET-156-0-0-0-0 NetType: Direct Assignment NameServer: … Continue reading
I would like to recognise the three Republican Senators who had the courage to vote on June 27, 2006 against this egregious effort to amend the constitution and to deny Americans the right of lawful protest in burning the American flag. Bob Bennett … Continue reading
“The Congress shall have the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.” The flag does not need protection; freedom of speech does. Cowardly Democrats are also to blame for their lack of respect for … Continue reading
Interim Chancellor Philip DiStefano has caved in to the forces of oppression and patriotic conformity and has recommended the firing of Ward Churchill, a tenured professor. The so-called rationale for this outrage and direct threat to the tenure system is … Continue reading
Another AK-47 Planted to Coverup February 15, 2006 Pennsylvania National Guard Iraq Murder: Two Soldiers Charged.
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 25, 2006 BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — The U.S. military has charged two soldiers in the February killing of a civilian near Ramadi, the military said Saturday. Spec. Nathan B. Lynn was charged with one … Continue reading
Racist U.S. Government Arrests Seven African-American and Haitians in Florida That Are So-called “Home Grown Terrorists.”
The seven arrested on June 22 in Miami were set up by the F.B.I. They had no plan. They had no weapons. They had no C3I. On May 24, 2006, Narseal Batiste told the F.B.I. informant that the group was … Continue reading
During Vietnam, we saw that war was fought not for national security concerns but for image and prestige. President Nixon spoke about “peace with honour,” in which 50-55% of the casualties occurred AFTER he decided to "end" the war through … Continue reading
Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea Criticises U.S. Air Reconnaissance of Possible Missile Launch Preparation
U.S. Reckless Provocations Are Bound to Be Foiled Pyongyang, June 22 (KCNA) — The U.S. imperialist warmongers have been intensifying military provocations against the DPRK of late. Recently they illegally infiltrated strategic reconnaissance planes into the sky above the DPRK’s … Continue reading
OrgName: Army National Guard Bureau OrgID: ANGB-1 Address: 8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive Address: 7th Floor City: Fairfax StateProv: VA PostalCode: 22031 Country: US NetRange: 126.96.36.199 – 188.8.131.52 CIDR: 184.108.40.206/16 NetName: PENT-NGNET NetHandle: NET-132-79-0-0-1 Parent: NET-132-0-0-0-0 NetType: Direct Assignment NameServer: … Continue reading
When the mairnes, now prosecuted, killed an innocent, unarmed, lame fifty-two year old Arab male, they faked his murder by placing an AK-47 next to his body. Seven marines and one navy corpsman in that unit were taken out of … Continue reading
Thirteen Senators Vote to End Iraq War by Next July 2007. Note prowar Senator Barack Obama Votes to Keep Killing Alive. I did NOT vote for him but supported Ambassador Alan Keyes!!
YEAs —13; 86 Voted No which meant prowar position. Akaka (D-HI) Boxer (D-CA) Durbin (D-IL) Feingold (D-WI) Harkin (D-IA) Inouye (D-HI) Jeffords (I-VT) Kennedy (D-MA) Kerry (D-MA) Lautenberg (D-NJ) Leahy (D-VT) Menendez (D-NJ) Wyden (D-OR)
An Iraqi home or safe-house was destroyed by American imperialist forces on March 15, 2006: Five women and four children were among the dead. One was according to Iraqi sources six-months old. The Iraqi government has rejected the findings of … Continue reading
Ashley Gilbertson for The New York Times "The European opposition to Mr. Bush was underscored by the protests that greeted him today. Hundreds of people marched in Vienna carrying banners reading "World's No. 1 Terrorist," a reference to Mr. Bush, … Continue reading
The empire is endless. These folks are in U.S. Army and are involved in communications and technology. I had never heard of them before but by following all my hits, I am getting a chilling tour of the endless stretch … Continue reading
Japan which has 550 forces in Iraq in a non-combat role is withdrawing. America's virtual colony since the genocidal Nazi-type atomic bombings at the end of World War II, the U.S. has essentially directed and governed Japan's external affairs. Not … Continue reading
While I certainly understand the U.S. military's desire to locate and find two of their missing, I was concerned about the possibly indiscriminate nature of their efforts. Even when motivated by a desire to save lives of one's own force, … Continue reading
From: Dave Garlits Sent: Wed 6/14/2006 12:16 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: WAR Sir, On your website would you please balance the information about the Iraq War with information about the illegal wars fought under the Clinton, Kennedy, Truman, Roosevelt and … Continue reading
This should appear in a day or two as I prepare the exchange for distribution. I will defer until the appropriate time my assessment of the awarding of military medals. (All Services) For heroic or meritorious achievement of service, not involving aerial … Continue reading
KPA Air Force Command Warns against U.S. Ceaseless Military Provocations Pyongyang, June 16 (KCNA) — The Air Force Command of the Korean People's Army released today the following report on the ceaseless military provocation perpetrated by the U.S. imperialist warmongers: … Continue reading
I have always wanted to know why Special Operations forces are considered "elite." Do they kill with more skill? Do they have greater intelligence? Do they wear prettier uniforms and berets? Are they tougher and meaner as they sneak around … Continue reading
Prowar Disgraceful House of Representatives Votes 256-153 to Continue Iraq War as if Terrorists are never Americans and as if this Senseless War Had Anything to do with September 11. This Blog Has Full Text of Non-binding House Resolution 861.
109th Congress / House / 2nd session Result: Passed, 256-153, with 5 voting Present and 19 not voting. THREE HERO REPUBLICANS OPPOSED THIS BUTCHERY IN IRAQ: John 'Jimmy' Duncan Tennessee, James Leach, Iowa Ron Paul Texas FORTY-TWO DEMOCRATIC WARMONGERS SUPPORT … Continue reading
In 1942 during World War II indictments were issued concerning alleged war crimes. They were known as the London Charter and were applied to Nazi officials at the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. I believe their applicability with regard to … Continue reading
I will be using two of his books this fall in my classes. Vietnam: The Logic of Withdrawal for my Vietnam and America class. The Twentieth Century for two sections of US History Since 1877. Dr Zinn was my advisor and … Continue reading
The Congressional Research Service has released a report that the cost of the war has cost the American people $319 billion, with expenditures now totally about $8 billion a month. This is what the United States is wasting on a war … Continue reading
2500 K.I.A. Who Protects Those in Uniform? Do Veterans’ Organizations Have the Courage to Liberate Them From Iraq?
Now the number of American soldiers killed in Iraq is 2,500. American soldiers are in a war with no prospect of victory. Why subject them to a war that cannot be won militarily? How many will die for this fruitless cause? … Continue reading
Mr Bush visited Baghdad on June 13, 2006. The press as usual emphasises the skill of the White House in arranging these trips without public awareness and seems awed by the Kissinger-type planning of secret missions. Yet the larger point … Continue reading
Dear Ft Bliss: The word "Directorate" was misspelled "Dirctorate": Kindly correct. It is essential for National Security reasons that the English language, which racists wish to see elevated as the "official" or "national" language be appropriately rendered. Feel free to … Continue reading
The US makes much of the fact that foreign fighters are in Iraq. While conceding they are a minority, nevertheless, one hears constant criticism of Syria for allegedly facilitating this phenomenon. We are told that the Syrian border is being … Continue reading
I believe we have to be careful not to make too great a distinction between "atrocities" and "acceptable" acts of war. The only way to stop the mass killing of children and women is to stop the war. As long … Continue reading