Monthly Archives: July 2006

Kirstein Signs Another Petition in Defence of Courageous Professor Ward Churchill, University of Colorado

This petition was initiated by Teachers for a Democratic Society, that was formed  by several of those named in David Horowitz, Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America. (Update: I noticed the signatories are now in excess of 400. I … Continue reading

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Update August 8: See Bottom: Vote for Ned Lamont in Connecticut Primary: Vote Against Arrogant Militarist, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman (On New York Times Reportage)

The New York Times has been demonstrating an independence recently which is laudable. Its coverage of the American/Israel-Lebanon war has been fair, balanced and frankly shocking for an American newspaper with such a large pro-Israel constituency. Such independence, that should … Continue reading

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Near Samarra, Third Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne Division Slaughters Defenceless Iraqi P.O.W.

The Israelis and Americans seem to waging war against Islam with the same playbook: Invasion, extermination of civilians, mass relocations of civilian populations, destruction of cities from Falluja to Beirut and the killings, despite the Geneva Convention, of non-resistant, P.O.W. … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky, Professor Kirstein et alii/alia Sign Letter in Support of TENURED Professor Ward Churchill, Persecuted for Political Beliefs and Denied Academic Freedom

Ward Churchill Alert  Justice Felix Frankfurter: "One of the prerogatives of American citizenship is the right to criticize public men (and women) and measures – and that means not only informed and responsible criticism but the freedom to speak…without moderation." Baumgartner … Continue reading

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1st Year Blog Anniversary (July 27, 2005-July 27, 2006) and F.A.Q.

One year ago today I initiated the blog with this post although it was updated. I have been asked if members of the administration are aware of my blog and if they have communicated any reaction to it. I do not have … Continue reading

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The U.S. is Beginning to Look Like Nazi Germany.

It wants war. It wants conquest. It ignores pleas from Lebanon and Europe to stop the insane Israeli killing of women and children. It ignores global support for a ceasefire. It invades nations and supports nations that commit acts of … Continue reading

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N.A.S.A. Space Invaders Visit Web log. Their goal, weaponise and colonise distant planets for American murderous imperialism.

This agency is basically another Pentagon programme to spread the disease of America to space. There is no scientific research that dominates their explorations; it is basically a horrific programme intended to spread American strategic doctrine to other planets. I … Continue reading

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Beirut: A Microcosm of State Terrorism, Racism and Global Instability

Beirut is a tale of two cities. As the Nazis did to Rotterdam and Guernica, the allies did to Dresden and Hamburg, the Israelis have done to Shi'a southern Beirut. Total destruction. The area has been pulverised in a manner … Continue reading

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Cartoon from The Guardian

21.4.2001: Copyright Martin Rowson, 2001 Oslo agreement (first paragraph in quotes from The Guardian) "The outline peace deal worked out in negotiations between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organisations (sic), secretly conducted in Norway. The agreement was sealed with the famous handshake between … Continue reading

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Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, War Criminal, Visits Devastated Beirut.

Secretary Rice, former provost of Stanford, visited Beirut on July 24, 2006. I imagine this was the scenario. Only Israel, besides the Lebanese, were told she was coming to Beirut. This would assure a bombing pause so the secretary of … Continue reading

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First Lieutenant Ehren K. Watada: Precious Hero and American Military Exemplar Who Refuses to Engage in Terrorism and Colonialism.

I appeared on January 31, 2007 with Carolyn Ho, the lieutenant’s mother at an antiwar teach-in, and delivered these remarks. Officer Faces Court-Martial for Refusing to Deploy to Iraq By JOHN KIFNER and TIMOTHY EGAN, The New York Times SEATTLE (July … Continue reading

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In The Guardian: Tariq Ali Brilliantly Assesses American-Israeli Colonialism

A protracted colonial war With US support, Israel is hoping to isolate and topple Syria by holding sway over Lebanon Tariq Ali The Guardian In his last interview – after the 1967 six-day war – the historian Isaac Deutscher, whose next-of-kin … Continue reading

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A Request for Israeli Defence Forces to Disobey Orders: Remember Your Humanity and Forget the Rest.

Those in the Israeli Defence Forces: Disobey orders of your superiors. Refuse to fly aircraft, mutiny on your naval ships off the coast of Lebanon and sabotage and destroy their turrets. If reservists, do not accept a call to active … Continue reading

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Criminal Israel, Destroyer of Babies and Countries, Losing War.

It is now reported that Israel, one of the greatest mistakes in the history of nation building, is planning an invasion of southern Lebanon. All of their American built flying machines of death and war crimes are not working. Yes … Continue reading

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The Irrelevance of American Diplomacy in the Middle East

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, of course, is delaying her visit to the region so more Muslims can be killed by Israel. When this warmonger arrives to the region is not relevant. The days of Camp David are over. The … Continue reading

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Immoral America and Geopolitical Fallacies: (Israel and Iran)

Let's be clear. The United States is exuberant over Israel's disproportionate response to the capture of its soldiers during war. The U.S. wants Hezbollah eliminated because it construes this as containing Iranian and Syrian power in Lebanon and in the … Continue reading

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Israel: The Unifier of Shi’a and Sunni

Israel is doing what most Muslims and certainly the United States could not do. That is unify Shi’a and Sunni forces in the resistance against American-Israeli colonisation and racist terrorism. Hezbollah, created after Israel's invasion of Lebanon in 1982, which means “Party … Continue reading

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Israel Air Force Pilots: Remember Your Past

As I look at southern Beirut, I recall the strategic bombing during World War II. Cities bombed directly. Those IDF pilots should ditch their aircraft in the Mediterranean before engaging in acts of ruthless slaughter. They should recall the plight of the Jews in which many innocent … Continue reading

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North Korea’s Accurate Assessment of U.S. Missile Defence

I think the D.P.R.K. is basically correct in this assessment. The U.S. does not need a Ballistic Missile Defence. The threat is so small and the expenditure on B.M.D. so massive that frankly it is an excuse to pump many … Continue reading

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U.S. Used Napalm W.M.D. Against Koreans and Later in Vietnam

Photo: US army, AP source: The Guardian Unlimited South Korean napalm victim The caption on this US army photo identified this man as a South Korean victim of a napalm bombing raid near Suwon, South Korea, on January 29 1951. Gasoline-gel … Continue reading

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European Union Critical of Israeli Terrorism in Lebanon. Why the Silence in America?

The European Union today criticised Israel for “the disproportionate use of force” in Lebanon “in response to attacks by Hezbollah on Israel,” according to a statement issued by the current Finnish presidency. It said that “the imposition of an air … Continue reading

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Understanding China, D.P.R.K. Relations and U.S. Military Presence

The relationship between the D.P.R.K. and China is close and will remain so despite U.S. efforts to isolate North Korea yet cynically use China to advance U.S. interests on  the Korean Peninsula. The U.S. should not expect the D.P.R.K and … Continue reading

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Israel, Gaza, Lebanon and U.S. Interests

The US condemns Syria and Iran for the capture of two Israeli soldiers. Apparently only the U.S. is entitled to a coalition in the region and efforts of the Palestinians to do so is linked to "terrorism." Three Israel Defence … Continue reading

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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Flag Patch

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D.P.R.K. Fears American Aggression and a New Korean War

North Korea almost daily accuses the U.S. of provocative actions that seek to destabilise the nation and engage in regime change. This particular release concerns joint maneuvers between South Korea and the U.S. Note it is somewhat subdued in its … Continue reading

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A Secret Revealed: Witnessing Racist Violence in the Military at Ft Leonard Wood and its Relationship to Iraq

When I was in basic training at Ft Leonard Wood in Missouri, Army and National Guard Reservists were training with active duty army. There was an African-American who for some reason several whites did not like. I do not recall … Continue reading

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Members of 101st Airborne: Rapists, Murderers, Defilers of the Dead in Mahmudiya

This is the latest atrocity that is being prosecuted involving Private First Class Steven Green and others who are part of the Fort Campbell, Ky.-based 101st Airborne Division. The murders took place in Mahmudiya, about twenty miles south of Baghdad, on March 12, 2006. A woman, … Continue reading

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North Korea Gives a Reasoned, Intelligent Analysis of their Rights and Reasons to test B.M.D.

I am certain that the U.S. press will ignore this release by the North Korean foreign ministry. Frankly I did not anticipate such a mature, comprehensive defence of its rocket testing and it is remarkable that only one side of … Continue reading

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North Korea’s I.C.B.M. It’s Time to Have Disarmament but the U.S. Must Go First with confidence building measures.

Taepodong-2 ballistic missile (photo by Spacedaily.com) Due to the static and self-destructive nature of American foreign relations, the U.S. can only emphasise the need for the D.P.R.K. to suspend or cancel its ballistic missile programme. This is a programme the … Continue reading

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Ft Eustis, a component of the empire, visits Web log.

Ft Eustis is in Virginia and is involved in transportation and logistics management. I wonder if they have any thoughts about the Congressional majorities that tried to prevent flag desecration, spoke about supporting the troops, but sending them into combat … Continue reading

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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Is Neither “Rogue Nor Isolated.”

The Washington Post on their online edition described North Korea as a "rogue" nation. Using their front page as editorial page to insult a people and a nation is typical of the press in general and the prowar, fawning over politicians, … Continue reading

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Interpreting Creatively North Korea’s Seven Missile Launches: July 4, 2006

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea missile launches can be blamed in part on the United States. The latter has refused to conduct bilateral negotiations with the D.P.R.K. despite repeated entreaties from North Korea. Yes there are six nation talks … Continue reading

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Kirstein Publishes Letter in Gulf News Denouncing Israeli War Crimes

This is my letter in July 4, 2006 edition of Gulf News, United Arab Emirates. Israel's war crime Israel's response to the capture of Corporal Gilad Shalit is immoral and inhumane. Destroying bridges, arresting government officials and plunging an urban … Continue reading

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The 4th of July: Another Exercise in Propaganda and Militarism

The American revolution is hardly worth celebrating. It did not eliminate slavery; it did not expand democracy; it did not even indirectly lead to the empowerment of women. The revolution was more of an early symptom of the violent nature … Continue reading

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Axis of Resistance Against Ruthless American Imperialism

 Democrratic People's Republic of Korea–Leader called "pygmy" by racist president of the United States. Iran Ruthless U.S. demands abrogation of nuclear-weapons programme, denied by Iran, but not a word of criticism of Israel's nuclear deterrent. Racist hypocrisy.  Cuba   One of … Continue reading

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