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- 06:49am Mar 14, 2002 EST (#528
The last man hanged in Oz 1967 isn't dead .. not in the minds of
those who have nightmares ... the defense council who wondered where
he failed .. the journalists who watched the man's head put in a
noose, the bag put over his head, and still hear the resounding
thud-crash as the man fell and the rope broke his neck .. the man
who tried to stop the hanging -- still has bad dreams ... the
children of the man who grew up without a father ... see 14th March
The above man was innocent ... as are 1 in 7 of the Americans who
are murdered by the State ...
Interesting to note that the depressed psychotic Yates woman in
Texas was found by the insaneTexanJury to be sane .. if they live in
a logical topsy-turvey world in Texas ... where lies are truth ..
where logic is abandoned for crazyness ... and if the current
leadership of the US is Texan ...
..... so here is a State that's happy to murder it's own ...
happy to allow the public officials who carry out the murders to
suffer for the rest of their lives
.... so here is the State that houses the illogical logic of
Nuking the peoples of the world, of polluting the world .....
- 08:33am Mar 14, 2002 EST (#529
US sets its sights on terrorist nuclear threats 12-03-2002
At the beginning of his 12 nation tour to prepare US allies for
the next phase in the war against terrorism, US Vice-President
Dick Cheney has warned of terrorist networks getting their hands
on nuclear weapons. In a thinly veiled allusion to Iraq, the
Vice-President warned of a 'potential marriage' between terrorists
and rogue states with weapons of mass destruction. The terrorist
nuclear threat is now uppermost in the minds of Pentagon planners.
Tony Jones speaks to US Ambassador Linton Brooks, deputy head
of the National Nuclear Security Administration in Washington.
Ambassador Brooks is the man charged with containing the nuclear
threat against the US and stopping fissile material from getting
into the hands of terrorists. Listen-interview http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/
- 08:37am Mar 14, 2002 EST (#530
The illogical DickChaney 1990 logic is let lose again .. he's
threatening to Nuke Saddam .. who might think 'Well if i'm a gonna i
might as well nuke 'em back'
The dirt and filth and half life of 1990 activity still litters
Southern Iraq .. folks who were there .. if still alive .. are
suffering the long term life threatening effects of same.
- 08:56am Mar 14, 2002 EST (#531
Oil Motive - http://www.consortiumnews.com/2002/031302a.html
"Some observers also see U.S. motives that go beyond exacting
retribution for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade
Center and the Pentagon. Bush is seen as wanting to pacify the
territory around the oil-rich Caspian Sea basin so pipelines can be
laid to extract an estimated $5 trillion in oil and natural gas to
the West. One possible route for a pipeline would be through
Georgia, bypassing Russian territory."
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