Wednesday 26 October 2005
As we all know, the American death toll in Iraq reached 2,000 yesterday. I believe most people in America are in mourning today, whether we are pro- or anti-war. I can speak for myself - I am.
A few dozen of us held vigil at the White House yesterday. At 6 p.m., about 15 or 20 of us "died" to symbolize the unnecessary deaths in Iraq. We all represented one soldier and 50 Iraqis. We are hoping that 2,000 Americans come out in support of us during the next 3 days and "die" with us to show our misleaders and media what 2,000 dead Americans looks like.
Today at 11 a.m., we will take a wreath to Arlington Cemetery to mourn all of our citizens who have been killed in war, but especially this war. Then we will vigil at the White House from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m... There will be other vigils at the White House this evening.
At 7:30 p.m. tonight, we will symbolically die again. Tonight I won't get up when they tell me to.
It is insane that there are so many people living and working in the White House that are responsible for war crimes, high crimes and misdemeanors, and other crimes against humanity, and they are wandering free to enjoy their lives and live fat off of their war profits. We will probably be arrested for exercising our rights to freedom of speech and freedom to peaceably assemble.
Yesterday, in another hand-picked audience propaganda speech in front of military spouses, George Bush said: "This war will require more sacrifice, more time and more resolve."
Besides asking him for What Noble Cause did he kill 2,000 of our wonderful and brave young people, I would also like to ask George what he is sacrificing. Is he even sacrificing a good night's sleep? Is he sacrificing his future with his child? He is not sacrificing anything. He and his cabal of warmongering crooks are asking us Americans to give up our lives and our children's lives for his lies and mistakes, and I am sure the grim milestone barely caused a blip in their souls yesterday. George and his wealthy buddies don't even have to pay more taxes for the horror in Iraq or to rebuild New Orleans, which is another Bush horror.
The indictments will hopefully be coming down to highlight the culture of corruption in this criminal administration that extends down to Congress and the Senate.
What the indictments highlight to America and to the world is the wanton disregard for laws and humanity that Bush and Co. have. They also highlight to the world how apathetic we in America are toward letting criminals run our country.
The upcoming indictments show me AGAIN that they stole Casey's life and 1,999 other lives. They show me that we are allowing them to also steal our treasure and good reputations.
I have had enough. I will not allow them to steal anything else from me.