Wednesday, August 06, 2008

ATROCITY! Hiroshima, Winter Soldier

It's been 63 years since the atrocity of the bombing of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, followed by the bombing of Nagasaki on August 9th. The continuing propaganda atrocity is the lie that it was necessary to save hundreds of thousands of American lives which would be lost if the U.S. invaded. The truth, of course, is the Japanese had had enough with the merciless fire bombings of its cities and were eager to surrender. But the U.S. had to show those Soviet Communists what it had in store for them if they didn't stop their advances in Europe and Asia.

Communists ended up taking Eastern Europe and China anyway, of course, leading to tens of millions of atrocities, but we're focusing on our own leaders' atrocities today.

Like the atrocities confessed to in March during the Iraq Veterans Against the War "Winter Soldiers" event where more than 200 U.S. veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan confessed to torturing and murdering innocents at will.

Not that you got to read about in the New York Times or see it on mainstream national television. It's just not news when Americans confess to the atrocities of mass murder! Like the heart felt confession of one young former soldier below. (See IVAW youtube videos of this and other protests here.)

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