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This is my Weekly Message I e-mail to the President, my two Senators, and my Representative. Of course, I am aware that there is NO-ONE THERE to receive this message! So it's a little different from the usual... [Heading, Veterans]

Sent to the President: [His Staff, of course]:
If this Communication is not processed, that is YOUR loss. This is like a WARNING. Ever hear of "The Law of Unintended Consequences"? The Repukelicans may be doing themselves in, in more than one way. There are now NO VETERANS BENEFITS, Educational, Medical, help for Families, help with PTSD, help with Housing, Jobs, NOTHING. {Not that there WAS all that much "help" - but it was at least SOMEthing!} But, the WAR CONTRACTORS AND WAR PROFITEERS, the Fat Cats and their Stooges in Congress, ARE STILL BEING FUNDED. But, now, under the circumstances, WHY SHOULD THE SOLDIERS FIGHT?!? WHY put themselves in harm's way? WHY kill and be killed? WHY? When there will be NOTHING IN IT FOR THEM, when they get back - IF they get back. {We downplay the DEATH STATISTICS.} Would SERVE CONGRESS AND THE WAR DEPARTMENT RIGHT, if soldiers simply REFUSED TO CARRY ON. Because, when and IF they get back, there's nothing for them but BEGGING ON THE SIDEWALKS and SLEEPING IN DOORWAYS. Soldiers aren't all that Stupid as you think. The cozy relationship between Military Contractors, the Pentagon and Congress, may just be CHALLENGED. This message is for the Presidential and Congressional STAFF. {The only ones who ever read this stuff anyway.} Again, if you don't get around to "processing this", then SO MUCH THE WORSE FOR CONGRESS. They can't say they HAVEN'T BEEN WARNED. Congress may have instigated A HORNET'S NEST OF RESISTANCE AND SUBVERSION OF THE ORDINARY RULES. The "Law of Unintended Consequences" can be a Killer-Diller.....

Aug 23, 2007
15 MILLION TO SELL IRAQ WAR ON TV BEFORE NEXT SEPTEMBER 11TH 

........now the Democrats, along with wavering Republicans, will face an advertising blitz from Bush supporters determined to remain on offense. A new pressure group, Freedom’s Watch, will unveil a month-long, $15 million television, radio and grass-roots campaign today designed to shore up support for Bush’s policies before the commander of U.S. forces in Iraq, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, lays out a White House assessment of the war’s progress. The first installment of Petraeus’s testimony is scheduled to be delivered before the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs committees on the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, a fact both the administration and congressional Democrats say is simply a scheduling coincidence.

The leading Democratic candidates for the White House have fallen into line with the campaign to praise military progress while excoriating Iraqi leaders for their unwillingness to reach political accommodations that could end the sectarian warfare.

Group to Urge War Support
By THE NEW YORK TIMES
Published: August 22, 2007

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 — A new group of prominent conservatives plans to begin a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign Wednesday to urge members of Congress who may be wavering in their support for the war in Iraq not to "cut and run."

The group, Freedom's Watch, is rolling out television, radio and Internet advertisements in more than 20 states and 60 Congressional districts.

Ari Fleischer, President Bush's former press secretary and a spokesman for the group, said it would initially spend $15 million on the effort, which will also encourage voters to put pressure on their representatives for continued support of the war.

Mr. Fleischer declined to say in an interview Tuesday which members of Congress were on its list, but he indicated that it would include some Republicans as well as Democrats.

Mr. Fleischer said the central message of Freedom’s Watch is that “the war in Iraq can be won and Congress must not surrender.”

The advertisements feature Iraq war veterans and parents of veterans who lost family members in the war urging lawmakers who have supported the war not to switch their vote.

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In charge of security for the entire World Trade Center complex: Marvin Bush, George W. Bush's younger brother. NOT ONLY THAT, but Marvin Bush and his "Security Firm" were ALSO in charge of Security for the AIRPORTS from which the doomed planes took off! {And were possibly never seen again -- at least flights 77 and 93 weren't, as NO BOEING 757 HIT THE PENTAGON and no plane seems to have gone down in Pennsylvania, either -- no luggage, bodies, seats, etc. that you ALWAYS see as debris after ANY OTHER PLANE CRASH.}
It would have been IMPOSSIBLE, either to RE-ROUTE THE PLANES; or to GET INSIDE THE THREE TOWERS AND PUT EXPLOSIVES IN THE PROPER PLACES, a highly-skilled and lengthy and exacting job; WITHOUT THE FULL CO-OPERATION OF BUILDING SECURITY; locks, cameras, alarm systems, had to be circumvented; and detailed blueprints of the buildings' structure, not available to just anyone, would have had to be used.
So, MARVIN BUSH THE P/RESIDENT'S YOUNGER BROTHER, WAS IN TOTAL CHARGE OF SECURITY FOR THE WTC COMPLEX AND, AND, AND, THE AIRPORTS FROM WHICH ALL 4 FLIGHTS TOOK OFF.

Then, who was in charge of NORAD, that STOOD DOWN for the only time in its entire history, that day of 9/11? Why, none other than Vice-P/Resident Dick Cheney, is who! THE ONLY TIME IN THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE WORLD, THAT A CIVILIAN WITH NO MILITARY EXPERIENCE WHATSOEVER, WAS IN CHARGE OF A COUNTRY'S MILITARY AIR POWER. This has NEVER happened before or since, or in any country with a military air force, in the entire world; having a civilian OUTRANK ANY MILITARY OFFICERS in charge of a nation's Air Force. NO FOREIGN "TERRORIST" or foreign power, and not YOU and not ME and not a person off the street bent on a criminal act, has the POWER TO MAKE NORAD STAND DOWN, just on your or my or Joe Blow's command.

SO WHO IS PULLING WHOSE STRINGS??? Are Dick Cheney and the Bush family patsies of someone else; maybe aliens from outer space with mysterious mind-control powers??? OR ARE OUR TWO "FIRST FAMILIES", THE STRING-PULLERS THEMSELVES?????

It is NOT THAT DIFFICULT TO FIGURE OUT. Just, most people are completely dis-oriented by WHAT IS RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF THEM. It totally upsets their view of their entire universe. As in that excellent film, "The Matrix". EVERYTHING you have believed about the way we are governed, is a LIE -- even if you start out from a position of criticizing the govt, you NEVER, EVER DREAMED IT COULD GET THIS BAD. At least I know that is how it was for me and for my family members.

Bushco and Cheney THINK THEY CAN GET AWAY WITH IT, by STIRRING UP HATRED FOR ARABS AND MUSLIMS; whose Oil, OF COURSE, they are after. JUST LIKE HITLER AND THE JEWS; Bushco has managed to receive popular support BY APPEALING TO FEAR AND HATRED of people "different" from us. The 19 "foreign terrorists" FALSELY ACCUSED BY BUSHCO TO COVER UP THEIR CRIMES, could not POSSIBLY have pulled off such an operation; and quite possibly were miles away at the time. Like Hitler and the Reichstag Fire, AN ENTIRE PEOPLE WERE BLAMED FOR THESE CRIMES; stirring up FEAR AND HATRED as an excuse to wage war AGAINST AN ENTIRE PEOPLE AND RELIGION. Just LIKE HITLER, wouldn't you say???

IF THE ARMY, THE ORDINARY SOLDIERS USED BY BUSHCO AS CANNON FODDER, KNEW THE TRUTH, THEY WOULD INSTANTLY STOP FIGHTING; AND NOTHING, NO THREAT AND NO PUNISHMENT, COULD MAKE THEM FIGHT IF THEY KNEW THE TRUTH. Soldiers have to feel they are fighting for a REASON. They want to feel they are making "heroic sacrifices". THAT IS WHAT KEEPS AN ARMY IN THE FIELD, GOING THRU HARDSHIPS. The soldiers in the field MUST KNOW THAT THEY ARE, LIKE THE REST OF US, DUPES OF BUSHCO AND NOT HEROES defending something-or-other. AND IT IS UP TO US, AND ONLY TO US, TO TELL THE SOLDIERS THEY ARE BEING USED AS DUPES. The soldiers will THEN know what actions they can and should take!

Yes, another PHONEY TERRORIST ATTACK BY BUSHCO, BY BUSH AND DICK CHENEY, is probably INTENDED before the next {s}election, that Republicans might very well LOSE, in spite of rigged machines and voter intimidation as before. As sentiment is so OVERWHELMINGLY AGAINST THEM, they might not be able to get away with the same Dirty Tricks as worked for them before.
This PHONEY TERRORIST ATTACK, could come in a place like VALDEZ, ALASKA; a small NUCLEAR BOMB set off there, in a rather isolated place, that could be sealed off instantly by the Army, so no snoops and photographers and eye-witness accounts that Bushco did not want to let out, as in 9/11 was the case.

BEWARE OF ALL THE PHONEY "TERRORIST ATTACKS" PERPETRATED BY BUSHCO'S CIA AND BRITAIN'S MI5; whose purpose is TO TRY TO MANIPULATE YOU INTO HATING ARABS AND MUSLIMS; and manipulate SOLDIERS into looking on Arabs and Muslims, AND NOT BUSHCO, as their "real" enemy that the duped soldiers think they are "protecting" us from. YOU CAN STOP THE SOLDIERS FROM BEING DUPED AND USED IN THIS WAY. YOU AND YOU AND YOU AND YOU.

If we civilians PROTEST TOO MUCH, and our protests seem to be getting TOO SUCCESSFUL, then Bushco WILL USE THOSE SAME DUPED SOLDIERS, AGAINST US; telling the duped troops that WE PROTESTERS are "terrorists" also. YOU HAVE ALREADY SEEN THAT. So it is IMPERATIVE that the TROOPS BE TOLD THE TRUTH about 9/11. The troops cannot be left OUT. Bush is STILL their Commander-in-Thief, er, Chief; and the troops WILL STILL FOLLOW BUSH AND DICK CHENEY'S ORDERS, whatever they are; UNLESS THE TROOPS HAVE A GOOD REASON TO NOT FOLLOW BUSH AND DICK CHENEY'S MURDEROUS ORDERS.

Bush and Dick Cheney, remember, kill not only Iraqis using U.S. troops as their "hit men" and "hit women"; Bush and Dick Cheney THOUGHT NOTHING AT ALL ABOUT SNUFFING OUT THOUSANDS OF LIVES ON 9/11. These people think NOTHING AT ALL, OF MAKING WAR ON INNOCENT PEOPLE; OR OF MAKING WAR ON THEIR OWN PEOPLE.
Just remember that. And TELL THE TROOPS.
BLINDLY obeying orders should NOT BE THE AGENDA OF MORAL MEN AND MORAL WOMEN, in the Armed Forces or not.

B Mutiny T
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Posted: Aug 18, 2007 11:59am
Jun 26, 2007
 
Oh, gather 'round, people //  A Story I'll tell

About David Honish //  A Man you should know well.


'Twas on June twenty-first, a late Thursday night

Officer Chris Carroll spotted a gleaming headlight.


A white pickup Ford, was parked on the roadside

And a silent dead body was slumped on the inside.


The engine was running // as if he was waiting

On that dark lonesome highway // his waiting was over.


It was one single gunshot //  Had ended his life

By his side was a letter //  Full of anger and strife.

This letter, an e-mail //  So strange and so dark

Seemed to point to the guilt //  Of his younger brother Mark.


Now some people say one thing //   And some say another

And some say that a Frame //   Was put 'round his brother.


Who was it who wanted //  To see David dead?

Who was it who held //  That black gun to his head?


There were plenty of people //  David's Peace work offended

There were powerful people //   Who wanted his life ended.


Now, David was a Veteran, a Man who knew War

And, knowing, he wanted to see no fighting any more.


Quite frequently seen // at a demonstration

David wanted to cleanse // the soul of this nation.

In streets and shopping malls //  He was brash and outspoken

He felt called on to explain //  How the system was broken.

He'd unfurl his banners //  From a highway overpass

And shout his defiance //  Of the military brass.


But the Rich and the Pow'rful //  They're after Mid-East Oil

They don't care who gets hurt //  That made David's blood boil.

And the list of their War Crimes //  Makes all our  blood boil.


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Let's not speak of his death now //  Let's speak of his Living

His Love and his Kindness //  His generous Giving.

His strong Courage in face of //  An imminent threat

And his salty Humor //  Sure sign of a Vet.

His Friends he made on-line

His Friends in the town;

His Name lives on after him

In annals of renown.

The Example he showed us 

Will live on forever:

David, for you we pledge

Our Highest Endeavor!

 [Barbara T.]
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DAVID HONISH WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN! Don't believe for a SECOND that his brother did it. They are going to be SORRY they messed with a Care2 member!

EVERYBODY SHOULD SAVE ANY RELEVANT COMMUNICATION THEY HAD FROM DAVID HONISH, TO BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN COURT. David told Care2 members he was being threatened! AND NOT BY HIS BROTHER. This is EVIDENCE that could be IMPORTANT!!!!!!! SAVE ANYTHING! 
Teresa sent me a link of a harassment David wrote about in May, 2006. THAT IS THE TYPE OF THING THAT NEEDS TO BE SAVED! Put it somewhere WHERE THEY CAN'T MAKE IT "DISAPPEAR". 

PEOPLE HAVE FOUND, THAT IMPORTANT STUFF ON THE INTERNET, HAS A WAY OF "DISAPPEARING". SO, PLEASE SAVE THINGS LIKE THIS ON A DISC AND PUT IN A SECURE PLACE! DO IT NOW!!!
IF IT IS IN SEVERAL PLACES, IF SEVERAL PEOPLE HAVE IT, IT WILL BE EASIER TO GET PAST THE BASTARDS THAT KILLED DAVID! EVEN IF THEY RAID OUR HOMES!
MAKE NO MISTAKE AT ALL, THIS WAS A POLITICAL ASSASSINATION, BY THE POWERS THAT FEEL THREATENED BY THE GROWING VETERANS' MOVEMENT, OF WHICH DAVID WAS SUCH A PROMINENT AND WONDERFUL PART.

ALSO, SAVE THE EARLY NEWS ACCOUNTS!!! AS HAS BEEN PROVED WITH 9/11 INFORMATION, EARLY NEWS ACCOUNTS ARE OFTEN CHANGED TO REFLECT WHAT THOSE IN CHARGE WANT THEM TO SAY!!!
I THINK THAT THE NEWS OF THE DISCOVERY OF DAVID'S BODY IN THE TRUCK, FOR EXAMPLE, WILL BE CHANGED TO SAY "THERE WERE SIGNS OF A STRUGGLE". IN THE EARLY NEWS ACCOUNTS THAT I AND OTHERS SENT AROUND CARE2, THERE WAS NO MENTION OF "SIGNS OF A STRUGGLE"!!!
JUST OF THE SINGLE SHOT-TO-THE-HEAD, EXECUTION-STYLE, MAFIA-STYLE.
If the two brothers had struggled, it would not look like that!!!
THEY ARE GOING TO GET A GUN WITH BOTH SETS OF FINGERPRINTS ON IT, AND CALL THAT THE "MURDER WEAPON". BOTH BROTHERS WERE CLOSE AND BOTH WERE GUN NUTS -- WELL, CALL IT BY A MORE RESPECTABLE TERM -- AND SO IT WOULD BE THE EASIEST THING IN THE WORLD, TO FIND SOME GUN THAT HAD BOTH BROTHERS' FINGERPRINTS ON IT!!!
IF MARK, DAVID'S BROTHER, "COMMITS SUICIDE" IN JAIL, OR MEETS WITH SOME "ACCIDENT"........ HE WILL BE FRAMED FOR THE MURDER, AND THERE WILL BE NO FURTHER INVESTIGATION!
THEY ARE GOING TO SAY: THERE WAS A STRUGGLE FOR THE GUN {THE ONE WITH BOTH SETS OF FINGERPRINTS ON IT!}, IT WENT OFF, SHOT DAVID NEATLY IN {BACK OF?} THE HEAD, AND MARK PANICKED AND FLED. THEN THEY PICKED UP MARK.
MAYBE THEY CAN EVEN FORCE A CONFESSION OUT OF HIM! BY GIVING HIM A PLEA-BARGAIN AND THREATS OF THE DEATH PENALTY!

IF YOU HAVE ANY PRIVATE COMMUNICATION FROM DAVID, PLEASE SAVE IT!
IF YOU HAVE HAD TELEPHONE MESSAGES FROM DAVID, PLEASE SAVE IF POSSIBLE, OR WRITE DOWN FROM MEMORY AS EXACTLY AS YOU CAN, AND PUT IT IN A SAFE PLACE!
I AM NO TECHIE; BUT I AM GIVEN TO UNDERSTAND THAT EVEN TRASHED MESSAGES, CAN OFTEN BE RETRIEVED FROM A COMPUTER. PLEASE SOMEONE ADVISE HOW TO DO THIS.
PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO PEOPLE DAVID MAY HAVE COMMUNICATED WITH, WHO ARE NOT ON MY FRIENDS LIST.
PLEASE POST IN GROUPS DAVID WAS IN.

SOMEONE -- NOT ME! -- SHOULD FIND MARK'S LAWYER AND INFORM HIM THAT CARE2 MEMBERS ARE WILLING TO HELP. AND ARE IN POSSESSION OF EVIDENCE! MAYBE THIS SHOULD BE RELEASED TO THE PRESS! SOMEONE WHO IS VERY FAMILIAR WITH THE LAW, MORE THAN MYSELF, SHOULD HANDLE THIS. BE THE LIASON. OF COURSE, MARK'S LAWYER MAY BE A CORRUPT PART OF THE SYSTEM! SOMEONE KNOWLEDGEABLE SHOULD HANDLE THIS. MAYBE SEE HOW THE TRIAL GOES, AND SPRING THIS IF IT SEEMS TO BE RAILROADING MARK..........DEPENDS ALSO ON HOW MUCH AND WHAT WE COLLECTIVELY HAVE AS EVIDENCE.
BUT, WHAT WE NEED TO DO NOW, IS COLLECT THE EVIDENCE WE HAVE ON OUR NM AND GROUPS!!!!!!! AND PHONE CALLS, AND WHATEVER. AND LINKS. SAVED AND STASHED. DON'T LET IT SLIP INTO OBLIVION!!!

COULD YOU ASK CARE2 TO KEEP DAVID'S PROFILE AS STILL A MEMBER? AS A MEMORIAL TO ONE OF CARE2'S BEST CITIZENS? DO OTHER PEOPLE LIKE THIS IDEA?
I AM ALSO THINKING OF STARTING A GROUP IN DAVID'S HONOR. MORE LATER.

AFTER 9/11, THERE WERE LOTS OF PEOPLE WHO SAW SOMETHING FISHY IN WHAT WE WERE TOLD. AFTER THE KENNEDY ASSASSINATION, AND THE OTHER ASSASSINATIONS OF THAT ERA, BOBBY KENNEDY, MALCOLM X, ETC., THERE WERE PEOPLE RIGHT AWAY WHO THOUGHT SOMETHING WAS WRONG WITH THE STORY.
BUT, WE DIDN'T HAVE THE INTERNET DEVELOPED LIKE TODAY: SO EVERYONE KEPT THEIR IDEAS TO THEMSELVES AND LACK OF PUBLIC COMMUNICATION ALLOWED THE LIES TO PREVAIL!
WELL, NOT ANY MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
BMUTINY THEM I DEFY

Well, the following article sure showed that David was outspoken, not intimidated, and could make enemies!
Since the events at the mall happened over a year ago, May 30, 2006, I don't think it was the mall cop that shot David.
I don't think it was his brother, either!
David was shot "execution-style", with one shot to the head. In his truck, with the motor still running. On the side of the highway.
He could have been pulled over, by someone DRESSED in a cop's uniform, I am thinking. It could have been a Black Op. One of Bush's special people, DISGUISED as a traffic cop.
If he and his brother were "fighting", he wouldn't have been hit once in the head, neatly! David and his brother knew all about handling guns! In that part of Texas, all adult males do! They weren't careless teenagers!
Also, David had written an email to a Peace Activist, regarding him and his brother opening a shooting range! just before he was shot!
David told a person on Care2, that he was afraid for his life! and that the police were harassing him! Now, he wasn't talking about his brother when he said he had had threats on his life!
If David's brother dies in jail, by "suicide" or whatever, we will KNOW FOR SURE that David's brother Mark, did NOT shoot David!
They are trying to cover up that David was shot BECAUSE HE WAS A VETERAN SPEAKING UP; and the Bushies are MORE AFRAID OF VETERANS THAN OF ANYBODY ELSE. Because RESISTANCE IN THE MILITARY, WILL MAKE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE IRAQ ILLEGAL OCCUPATION TO CONTINUE!
And because of the veterans, that Resistance is GROWING!
BMutiny T
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"I Was Over There, In Baghdad. It’s Messed Up Dude! I’m Glad That You Are Out Here Doing This!”


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Jun 22, 2007
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Christy G.
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David Honish- RIP 8:24 AM

Here is some very sad news I read this morning and I thought everyone here should know:

http://cbs11tv.com/local/local_story_173072051.html

and also

http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/news/localnews/stories/062307dnmetactivist.38522c2.html

I tried to copy and paste the articles but something is going on with my computer this morning.

This seems to be Care2's own David Honish.

http://www.care2.com/c2c/people/profile.html?pid=177242242

Peace,

Christy


Arrest made in death of Denton activist

10:16 AM CDT on Friday, June 22, 2007

By MATTHEW HAAG / The Dallas Morning News
mhaag@dallasnews.com

Police on Friday arrested the brother of a Denton peace activist who was found dead overnight in Flower Mound with a gunshot wound to the head, a police spokesman said.

ROBERT FLAGG / WFAA-TV
Mr. Honish had been shot in the head. Investigators do not believe it was a suicide.

Mark Francis Honish, 44, of Trophy Club was taken into custody Friday morning, Officer Paul Boon said.

A police officer on routine patrol found David Honish, 52, dead in his white Ford F-150 pickup truck around 11 p.m. Thursday. The engine was still running.

Mr. Honish was the “main motivator” for the North Texas Veterans for Peace, which often gathered on an overpass near the University of North Texas campus, said Bernie Jezercak, the group’s financial officer.

“He was a very fine individual,” said Mr. Jezercak, who had known Mr. Honish for about six years. “He was usually our front man.”

The group last met Memorial Weekend, and Mr. Honish was there as always, he said.

“He was his usual jovial and insightful self,” said Mr. Jezercak, who added that Mr. Honish was known to be opinionated.

“He wasn’t afraid to shock people into paying attention to what’s going on,” he said. “He wasn’t disrespectful or aggressive. But he was willing to make a statement.”

Dan Burnam, the coordinator for Peace Activist Denton, said Mr. Honish was not a member of the Denton group, but that they met for the first time in 2003 at a demonstration and had reconnected at several "Peace actions” in the past few years.

In October, Mr. Honish was among about 40 people who took part in a demonstration against torture and the war in Iraq outside the office of U.S. Rep. Michael Burgess in Lewisville. They were part of the local version of "The World Can't Wait" campaign, a North American movement protesting the policies of the Bush administration.

Mr. Burnam said he received an e-mail from Mr. Honish on Wednesday with the subject line “Reasons not to re-enlist” and that had talked about opening a gun range with his brother.

“I don’t know that much about David’s personal, private life,” Mr. Burnam said. “It’s kind of bizarre he died in a gun accident.”

Highway 377 at FM 1171 was closed in both directions early Friday during the police investigation.

Staff writer Emily Tsao and WFAA-TV and WBAP News/Talk 820 contributed to this report

    
David will be terribly missed...........BMutiny T


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Jun 21, 2007

Soldier in Iraq Refuses Combat Mission

Yesterday, June 19, 26 year old SPC Eli Israel put himself at great personal risk by making the courageous decision to refuse further participation in the U.S. occupation of Iraq.

Eli told his commanding officer and sergeants that he will no longer be a combatant in this illegal, unjustified war. Eli believes that the U.S. government used the attacks of September 11, 2001 as a pretense to invade Iraq and that “we are now violating the people of this country (Iraq) in ways that we would never accept on our own soil.” Eli is stationed at Camp Victory in Baghdad with JVB Bravo Company, 1-149 Infantry of the Kentucky Army National Guard. This soldier’s decision to refuse orders puts him at great risk, especially because he is in Iraq, isolated from legal assistance and other support.

The following is a message that Eli sent yesterday to a friend back home:


[Eleonai is not my boyfriend. He's just my friend who
needs a lot of friends right now.]


[These are his commanding officers:
Cpt. Brad Cheney and Lt Colonel Luttrell]

Crystal,

Things have escalated in the last 12 hours, and I need
your (and anyone else who cans) help. I have finally
sided with my conviction, and voiced my beliefs about
the governments involvement in 9/11, and my belief
that this 'war' was staged. My company commander
responded by acting as though he was going to attack
me, he came across as seriously unstable and violent,
initially they took my weapon and ganged up me. Things
have only gotten worse.

I have told them that I will no longer play a 'combat
role' in this conflict or 'Protect corporate
representatives', and they have taken this as
'violating a direct order'. I may be in jail or worse
in the next 24 hours.

Please rally whoever you can, call whoever you can,
bring as much attention to this as you can. I have no
doubt that the military will bury me and hide the
whole situation if they can. I'm in big trouble
Crystal. I'm in the middle of Iraq, surrounded by
people who are not on my side. Please help me. Please
contact whoever you can, and tell them who I am, so I
don't 'disappear'.

Eleonai Israel
JVB
Bco 1-149INF
Camp Victory
Baghdad Iraq



"................. I have no doubt that the military will bury me and hide the whole situation if they can. I'm in big trouble. I'm in the middle of Iraq, surrounded by people who are not on my side. Please help me. Please contact whoever you can, and tell them who I am, so I don't ‘disappear.’”

Eli is taking an incredible risk by refusing orders in Iraq and will most likely be court martialed. Please help him by contacting his Senator and requesting that he take any steps necessary to support and protect this soldier and ensure that the Army respects his rights and does not illegally retaliate against him.

Senator Mitch McConnell:
http://mcconnell.senate.gov/contact.cfm
Washington Office
361-A Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: (202) 224-2541
Fax: (202) 224-2499


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Pentagon Restricting Testimony In Congress Blocks Staff Of Lower Rank

 May 10, 2007 By Bryan Bender, Boston Globe Staff [Excerpt]

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon has placed unprecedented restrictions on who can testify before Congress, reserving the right to bar lower-ranking officers, enlisted soldiers, and career bureaucrats from appearing before oversight committees or having their remarks transcribed, according to Defense Department documents.

The guidelines, described in an April 19 memo to the staff director of the House Armed Services Committee, adds that all field-level officers and enlisted personnel must be "deemed appropriate" by the Department of Defense before they can participate in personal briefings for members of Congress or their staffs; in addition, according to the memo, the proceedings must not be recorded.

REPLY:

Anyone who has served in combat in the armed forces of the United States has the right to say anything anytime to anybody, no exceptions whatsoever.  Someday, we will make that so again, as it used to be. 

The soldiers who served in 1776 elected their officers and did not hold their tongues.  Of course, that was a revolutionary army fighting an army of occupation. 

Which is, among other reasons, why we won.

The Pentagon idiots who came up with this one really know how to take an indefensible position in order to insure their opponents counterattack with redoubled ferocity.  

Gee, that sounds like Bush and Rumsfeld designing Iraq.

FYI, the publication does not print a comment or letter without taking off the writers IDs, if the writer is serving in the armed services that is, unless the writer wants to be publicly known.

That's to insure there is no harassment whatsoever for writing in. 

Respect for your service,

Do you have a friend or relative in the service?  Forward GI Special along, or send us the address if you wish and we’ll send it regularly.  Whether in Iraq or stuck on a base in the USA, this is extra important for your service friend, too often cut off from access to encouraging news of growing resistance to the war, inside the armed services and at home.  Send email requests to address up top or write to: The Military Project, Box 126 , 2576 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10025-5657

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New Petition! Speak out against Time-Warner Merger with Comcast! Let your opinion be know before your bill goes up and your programming choices dwindle.\\r\\n\\r\\nUrge DOJ and FCC to Not Allow Merger of Time-Warner and Comcast\\r\\nhttp://www.t hepetitionsi...
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\\nIn a meeting of the EU General Affairs Council nineteen states opposed the approval of  GM Maize Pioneer 1507, developed jointly by DuPont and Dow Chemica l, while five supported it and four abstained from any view, EU officials s...
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Please sign this petition asking shelters to open before temperatures hit life-threatening levels: http://www.thepetitionsit e.co
Feb
12
by Just C.
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 \\r\\n\\r\\n\\r\\nW hy this is important\\r\\nAs a community comprised of members actively using the tools provided by this site to accomplish needed improvements to various aspects of all life (animal, human, environmental), we, the undersigned, are her...
Feb
11
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\r\nHow to spread the news\r\n02/11/14\r\n\r\nT his is really awfull, i did write many hosst announcements, but they dissapeared, luckely
Feb
10
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\\nDear friends! \\r\\nLet us please help these three innocent 6, 8 and 10-year-old children to get justice. \\r\\nThei stepfather abused them all and raped the youngest one.  \\r\\nThere is a very little hope he will get punished, since the ...
Feb
6
by Dave C.
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\\njust found this group and in case no one in it has been to care2 recently they now let you donate to save rainforest land using butterfly credits...just one hundred credits to donate.....saving rainforests is one of the most important things we can ...
Jan
28
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\\nSad that this peition has not gotten many signatures, I thought it would do well because anyone can participate.\\r\\nPlease sign if you have not done so yet. And if you have, thank you so much for all you do!!!  The dog pictured in the petition ...
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24
by Ys A.
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\\nCoretta Scott King: “We have done what we can to reveal the truth, and we now urge you as members of the media, and we call upon elected officials, and other persons of influence to do what they can to share the revelation of this case to the ...