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But Kucinich makes a good try

Congressman Kucinich’s Response to President Obama’s “Just War” Doctrine



WASHINGTON - December 11 - “Yesterday, our president mused about the inevitability of war, war’s instrumentality in the pursuit of peace and just wars. It is important for us to reflect on his words, because once we believe in the inevitability of war, war becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. Once we are committed to war’s instrumentality in pursuit of peace, we begin the Orwellian journey to the semantic netherworld where War IS Peace, where the momentum of war overwhelms hopes for peace. And once we wrap doctrines perpetuating war in the arms of justice, we can easily legitimate the wholesale slaughter of innocents. The war against Iraq was based on lies. Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan are based on flawed doctrines of counter-insurgency. War is often not just; sometimes it is just war. And our ability to rethink the terms of our existence, to explore the possibility of peace without war, may well determine whether we end war, or war ends us.”
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good1zrtaken From: good1zrtaken Date: December 12th, 2009 02:21 pm (UTC) (Link)
yes, a very good try.
pitbullgirl65 From: pitbullgirl65 Date: December 12th, 2009 08:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
God I wish Kuchinich was our president! I dislike Obama almost as much as Bush now. Fucking lying son of a bitch.
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caliantrias From: caliantrias Date: December 13th, 2009 05:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sorry, I should have gien y'a cred but I was in a hurry.
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