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Who do you believe; George Washington or George W Bush?

I maintain George Washington had the right philosophy when it came to military establishments. I maintain the military of the USA today not only dominates foreign countries but it oppresses the residents of the USA also.
Who do you believe; George Washington or George W Bush?

George Washington said; "Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty." Ring a bell? Does this sound like our military - government?

Remember we are not in Iraq as liberators. We are there as occupiers. We are there for the control of their oil. We are there to make the wealthiest and most powerful people in the world more wealthy and powerful.

I have seen Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 twice. A couple of the scenes that haunt me are; babies and children murdered and maimed being carried away in the back of open trucks. Another part of the film that disturbed me immensely was seeing and listening to our huge cruisers launching their missiles of "mass destruction" on innocent humans.

Our occupation forces are killing innocent civilians and destroying property at the same time. Destroying property so Halliburton and it's subsidiaries can go in and "rebuild" while price gouging the American people at the same time. We have no right being there nor maiming life and property that does not belong to us.

So I beg, you Demand we bring our troops home immediately! I hope the Iraqi people and people around the world will forgive us. Remember this war on Iraq is not for improving the quality of life or safety for any one except the most wealthy and powerful people on the planet.

If we don't do something to stop this madness our preemptive invasions will escalate to other countries like Iran, North Korea, and maybe even Cuba. Is this how you want to live? Terrorizing humans around the planet and decreasing our security and well being at the same time?

If we are caring people we should never allow our government to perpetrate this atrocity again. As Gore Vidal said, do we want "perpetual war for perpetual peace?" It's an oxymoron. It won't work.

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