Monthly Archives: October 2006

Fourth Year Anniversary: Kirstein Antiwar E-mail to former Cadet Robert Kurpiel

Four years ago today I received an  email from then Cadet Robert Kurpiel of the Air Force Academy. It was addressed to Dear Sir/Ma’am and was basically Spam that announced an event at the academy. It also solicited faculty promotion … Continue reading

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2006 World Series Champs: A Non-violent sport as opposed to monstrous, unprincipled football

The St Louis Cardinals, one of the greatest franchises in the history of American sport, celebrate their 10th World Series 2006 championship after winning Game 5 over the Detroit Tigers 4-2 at Busch Stadium. (Huy Richard Mach/St Louis Post-Dispatch) 1) They are the only … Continue reading

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The Bush Administration’s So Called Abandoning its Iraq “Staying the Course” Strategy is Typical Wartime Propaganda and Disinformation.

The Bush administration and their Democratic Party prowar acolytes are allegedly developing benchmarks, timetables and a strict quantitative assessment of progress as if the stay the course strategy is now under significant revision. There is no reassessment but merely packaging old … Continue reading

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A Day in Terrorist America’s Destruction of Iraq: What Will Tomorrow Bring in this Crime Against Humanity?

10/23/06 NPR: Iraqi Journalist Flees to Egypt Journalist Seif al-Hayat is an Iraqi Shiite who fled to Egypt after his friends warned him about death threats over his pieces for the government-run Iraqiya television channel. He says he was barred … Continue reading

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Kirstein Plays P!nk (Pink) Song in Vietnam and America class that is Critical of Mr Bush

A student in my Vietnam and America class, Stacy Gilbert, gave me a C.D. to play that contained lyrics by Pink and the Indigo Girls. It is a new song from the former's, I'm Not Dead Yet (2006) album. Pink, her given name was Alecia … Continue reading

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Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the Iraq Sanctions and the Deaths of Children

The United Nations, at the urging of America's leadership, imposed sanctions on President Saddam Hussein's Iraq with Resolution 661 in 1990. The Security Council resolution was ironically adopted on August 6, the forty-fifth anniversary of the Hiroshima genocide at the end of World … Continue reading

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Sanctioning the Sanctioner: The United States As Sanctioned Rogue State

The U.S. is the world's leading advocate of sanctions against nations that it has diplomatic disputes with. It is part of the arrogance that Americans are the policepersons of the world and should determine what type of national behaviour is … Continue reading

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North Koreans Persecuted in Japan: A Victim of the Nuclear Holocaust

During World War II, many thousands of Koreans were brought to Japan for sexual exploitation and forced labour. Today there are about 600,000 Korean-Japanese and perhaps 10% of that total or roughly 60,000 identify with the anti-imperialist Kim Jong-il government … Continue reading

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Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Correctly Charges U.S. As “World’s biggest human rights abuser:” Blog Comment

As already known, the U.S. worked out "North Korean Human Rights Act" in October of 2004 and decided to finance the anti-DPRK plot-breeding organizations from its government budget every year.     As the U.S. is now under fire for being … Continue reading

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American Traitor, Sandy Berger, You May Get Justice Yet

Samuel R. "Sandy" Berger, who was President Clinton’s National Security Advisor, was caught stealing classified information from the National Archives in September and October 2003. He stole documents according to the Washington Post: "The documents that Berger has acknowledged taking … Continue reading

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Formal D.P.R.K. Statement on Apparent Atomic Explosion

D.P.R.K. Successfully Conducts Underground Nuclear Test      Pyongyang, October 9 (KCNA) — The Korean Central News Agency released the following report: The field of scientific research in the DPRK successfully conducted an underground nuclear test under secure conditions on October … Continue reading

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D.P.R.K. and its Nuclear Test of October 8, 2006

The North Korean test was apparently detonated in an abandoned coal mine at Hwaderi, near the northeastern city of Kilju. It is essential that the apparent North Korean test be placed in the proper perspective: 1) This is not a prelude … Continue reading

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Karl Marx in “Capitalist” China

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D.P.R.K. and its Planned Nuclear Test

While below this I reproduced North Korea's statement, here is my analysis: The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has requested bilateral talks with the U.S. Their chief diplomatic complaint is that America will not talk directly with them. The U.S. … Continue reading

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D.P.R.K. Complete Statement on Planned Atomic-fission Nuclear Test

D.P.R.K. (North Korea) Foreign Ministry Clarifies Stand on New Measure to Bolster War Deterrent    Pyongyang, October 3 (KCNA) — The Foreign Ministry of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea issued the following statement Tuesday solemnly clarifying the DPRK stand on … Continue reading

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The True “State of Denial”

Bob Woodward's book State of Denial misses the point. The big issue is not about tactics and strategy and poor post-invasion planning, but the criminal conduct of the Bush administration and the Democratic party in prosecuting, authorising and the continued funding … Continue reading

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Israel’s Day of Atonement: Will it Include Cluster Bombs in Lebanon?

For Jews, this is Yom Kippur that begins Sundown on October 1 and lasts about twenty-five hours through October 2, 2006. From TheFreeDictionary: "A holy day observed on the tenth day of Tishri and marked by fasting and prayer for the atonement … Continue reading

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