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October 09, 2002

Ground Zero Opposes War

If this war on Iraq is being fought to avenge and prevent a repeat of 911, maybe the country and world should pay attention that the voters of Ground Zero oppose the war on Iraq.

The rally against the war held this past weekend was called Not In Our Name, a sentiment born last fall when New Yorkers, leaving flowers at the makeshift memorials to the dead that sprung up around the city, would also leave notes saying "our pain is not a cry for war."

New Yorkers have suffered terribly from 911, but because of that, they are even more attuned to the suffering of other civilians that flows from war. Many had more mixed feelings about the intervention in Afghanistan which had clear connections to 911, but a "preemptive war" in Iraq that will lead to the probable deaths of tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of Iraqis, seems not justice, but an act that will merely multiply the pain and injustice they themselves have suffered.

And despite the GOP rubbing their hands that the war would bring Jews over to the conservative side of the aisle, Jews and specifically New York Jews have been far more mixed in their support of intervention, with large numbers sticking to their traditional dovishness.

Posted by Nathan at October 9, 2002 08:57 AM

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911 info intent on uk street 2/01

see site http://www.bodyguards-pba.com est 1985 traced to cia.
note pentagon on site, fbi afilliation.

911 for venture capitalism
operator site uk intelligence as foriegn source {was} stealing from us by RADINT

Posted by: td at April 27, 2006 01:44 PM

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