Tag Archives: War Fatalities

Rabbi Arthur Waskow: 1,000 : Afghanistan Milestone of Death

On April 5, 2009,the American public saw the flag-draped casket of a fallen service member for the first time since 1991 — that of Staff Sergeant Phillip Meyers. Sadly, we’ve seen way too many more.Milestone of death: 1,000 GIsAnd God … Continue reading

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The Shoe: ‘Out of Loyalty to Every Drop of Innocent Blood That Has Been Shed’

Why I threw the shoe I am no hero. I just acted as an Iraqi who witnessed the pain and bloodshed of too many innocents By Muntazer al-Zaidi / September 17, 2009 I am free. But my country is still … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Needless Civilian Death Continues

It is time to start acknowledging the lies of the Obama administration. They will close Guantanamo, but the military tribunals will resume shortly (they will be more “humane and effective”). They will stop the Iraq war, but the civilian murders … Continue reading

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Honoring the Dead : ‘Eyes Wide Open’

Photo of Eyes Wide Open on the Mall in Washington DC by AFSC.Boots on the ground in Austin this weekendBy Susan Van Haitsma / The Rag Blog / September 10, 2008 In February 2005, the display of combat boots and … Continue reading

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