Agent Orange

Uncivil War

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UNCIVIL WAR
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Masses massacred.
Was there ever a Civil War?
Are all wars
barbaric, uncivil?
Many would argue
that wars to free slaves, the war
to fight Hitler, wars to be freed
of colonial invasion, the battle of
Kurukshetra (the battle of the Bhagavad
Gita) are necessary
despite the mass slaughter of
civilians, soldiers, animals,
forests. Whatever ones opinion,
the leaders of great religions
such as Buddha, Jesus, Krishna
teach universal nonviolence.

 

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Footnote:

My great grandfather fought for the Union Army in the Civil War...

My grandfather caught malaria from the invasion of Cuba in the Spanish American War

His death left his children without a father.

One of my uncles had a brain operation, a consequence of being in WW2..  Another was in the D Day  invasion.

My father from a forced Japanese encephalitis 'vaccine' shot given to soldiers in Asia

contracted a 107 degree temperature and died from Parkinson's Disease.

My husband for many years had pain from the shrapnel in his leg while in the Korean War.

3 of my brothers in law,  several cousins and a nephew served in the military.

2 friends died of Agent Orange effects.   One has still after 120 days not gotten help

from the Veterans' Administration in bathing her husband... he is unable to walk from Agent Orange. 

 

-saiom shriver-


If any question why we died, tell them, because our fathers lied.

 

Rudyard Kipling  wrote these lines after his son whom he had pushed

into war..... died
 (1865-1936)
  

 

(My father never lied to me. But many fathers have forced their sons into the military.)

 

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Ho Chi Minh And The War In Vietnam

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Political Action

 

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The vast majority oppose current illegal wars, while remembering to respect all
warriors. . Ho Chi Minh had lived in the US from 1911 to 1919, working as a line manager at General Motors and other jobs. He also lived later in the UK and France and traveled to Russia and China, in each place learning the language.  Few have been told that Ho Chi Minh first petitioned President Woodrow Wilson after World War I for help in freeing Vietnam from the colonizing French invaders
He had mistakenly thought that America would help other countries trying to free themselves
from white European colonizers. Next Ho was promised in World War II by President Roosevelt that if the Vietnamese helped fight the Japanese, the US would help free Vietnam after the war from French oppression.

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Roosevelt died and Truman broke the promise. Dulles in the Eisenhower administration
even offered nuclear weapons to the French. John F Kennedy was murdered for wanting to withdraw from Vietnam (as well as wanting to abolish the CIA, the Federal Reserve, and to remove nuclear weapons from Israel).  Lyndon Johnson resigned because of popular opposition to the war he expanded as General William Westmoreland hid Americnn casualties while multiplying the 'kill' numbers of the Viet Cong. Nixon and Kissinger further expanded the genocide, bombing Cambodia. 

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Millions of Vietnamese died along with 58,000 Americans who
died, many drafted into fighting a war they opposed.  The jungles were burned with napalm.

Countless animals, birds, reptiles were bombed or burned.

Herbicides such as agent orange (a toxic defoliant) poisoned plants and trees while even today Vietnam vets and Vietnamese are dying from the carcinogens which drenched Vietnam.

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Soldiers were programmed to sacrifice themselves for their country, but that was not
the case. They were dying for the greed of the rich who wanted to expand capital markets.

Even today, the Military Channel, History Channel, Fox News, and countless other media
contrast communism with democracy, a falsehood since communism, socialism and capitalism
are economic systems, while monarchy, oligarchy, democracy are political systems.

 

Picture is of Ho Chi Minh at the age of 31.

  -s shriver-

Footnote:

Some of the most famous Vietnam war pictures include Kim Phuc and other children running from bomb fires, My Lai casualties lying in a ditch, and a Viet Cong soldier summarily executed in the streets of Saigon.

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(May the Spirit of Mahatma Gandhi attract all beings to nonviolence)

Agent Orange, bombs, defoliants, Franklin Roosevelt, herbicide, Ho Chi Minh, Kim Phuc, My Lai, napalm, Viet Cong, Woodrow Wilson

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