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Iraq War Vet Speaks out on 9/11 and orders given to kill civilians on sight

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posted on Oct, 12 2008 @ 02:38 PM
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reply to post by MorningStar8741
 


I think that's obvious: after the initial (luke)warm welcome (due to getting rid of Saddam) wore out and reality kicked in all Iraqis realized that nothing had improved in the grand scheme of things.

But now they felt their oppressor does not have similar control over the situation and that has encouraged them to take action unlike against Saddam.




posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 04:45 AM
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Originally posted by MorningStar8741
I guess Pinch and his pet mod gave up. I can understand being upset, angry, disgusted, whatever. I do not understand flat out DENYING what is displayed right before your eyes. I hope some "real" soldiers can help him out.


No, I didn't give up. Arguing such things with people who are so easily duped by a charlatan and liar like Anderson and Macbeth and the others is just such a waste of life and time. You go ahead and keep believing whatever the latest pissed off angry soldier who wants to Stick it to the MAN! has to say. Knock yourself out, dudes.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 05:12 AM
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Originally posted by pinch
Arguing such things with people who are so easily duped by a charlatan and liar like Anderson and Macbeth and the others is just such a waste of life and time.

Have you got any proof that Anderson is a liar and a charlatan, pinch or do you just enjoy slandering his character?

I'm looking forward to the proof that you're going to supply to back up your claim.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 05:34 PM
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Originally posted by pinch


No, I didn't give up. Arguing such things with people who are so easily duped by a charlatan and liar like Anderson and Macbeth and the others is just such a waste of life and time. You go ahead and keep believing whatever the latest pissed off angry soldier who wants to Stick it to the MAN! has to say. Knock yourself out, dudes.



I have asked you about 4 times now to explain to me that those videos are lies then. I posted more than enough evidence of everything Anderson has said and you keep pretending that is not even there. Are you calling my videos a lie too? Seriously, you have not even tried to address them. You are just pretending that they do not exsist and that I never posted them. If Anderson is a liar, how do you explain the videos that I posted?



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 07:06 PM
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MorningStar8741, as I stand by, watching this thread run its course, its clear to me that a perspective unmoved is the position of both sides.

A person who is racist cannot be shown it is wrong.
A person who is not racist cannot be shown it is wrong.

Each in their own mind is right. But should Pinch be an Iraqi, perhaps his words would end. Should you be an American soldier, perhaps you would see that the video linked in this post may or may not be true.

As a former non combat serviceman myself, Andersons concerns and portrayals are real. From what I can see. A tactic not realized, but a tactic pondered. Either way, it appears he has identified is as a practice.
A real ethical concern for morality, and a real worry for potential Iraqi victims.

War is ugly. Rape, Oppression, death, and loss of life. Families destroyed, an innocent children become victims. The forcing of a political ideology that appears to be flawed in the recent United States crisis, and a moral way of life that many Muslims feel is deplorable.

The best we can do is see what is right, do what is right, and be the right we know to be. Life, liberty and the persuit of happiness is a truth we have identified, but what is right? Economies based on the oppression of mankind? Exploitative capitalism and excessive gains on the shoulders of another mans brother?

America has lessons to learn within her own borders, and it appears that, as Sharon Creech once said in her book Walk two Moons:


dont judge a man until you've walked two moons on his own mocassins.


Pinch walk with Morning, and Morning with Pinch. Pinch and Morning in the mind of Anderson, and Anderson in the mind of the military complex and we the readers.

The Truth is we come in Peace. If it doesn't end in peace, love, equality and a justice fair for the deliverer as well as the receiver, then it isnt peace at all.

Peace will reign.


[edit on 14-10-2008 by HIFIGUY]



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 07:23 PM
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Originally posted by HIFIGUY
The Truth is we come in Peace. If it doesn't end in peace, love, equality and a justice fair for the deliverer as well as the receiver, then it isnt peace at all.

Peace will reign.
[edit on 14-10-2008 by HIFIGUY]


Peace through superior and more accurate firepower, perhaps.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 07:40 PM
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Originally posted by pinch
Peace through superior and more accurate firepower, perhaps.


We need to think carefully our actions before any undertaking as the equal and opposite reaction may be the result.

A superior and more accurate fire power has lead to an invisible telegraph and undertaking that caused the twin towers.

The difference is, that they do this unto their own people, as well as we the west. This action does not yield peace, either for the Muslim or the west.

Its one thing to change the world by force, its another to govern through oppression.

They are not without blood on their hands, nor are we. He who lives by the sword will die by the sword. The Truth will set both free.

Peace


[edit on 14-10-2008 by HIFIGUY]



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 08:27 PM
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But I did not post anything that can be interpreted any other way. The only way to keep from changing your oppinion is to pretend that the evidence that is posted here does not exsist; which is exactly the tactic Pinch is trying.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 08:30 PM
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Originally posted by pinch

Originally posted by HIFIGUY
The Truth is we come in Peace. If it doesn't end in peace, love, equality and a justice fair for the deliverer as well as the receiver, then it isnt peace at all.

Peace will reign.
[edit on 14-10-2008 by HIFIGUY]


Peace through superior and more accurate firepower, perhaps.


Why are you even posting in this thread if you are going to just say such stupid things. You have called Anderson a liar over and over and have offered nothing in the way of proof.

I have directly addressed you about those videos and you continue to pretend that they are not even there and that noone ever mentioned them.

So why come back and call Anderson a liar again when everyone can see that you have nothing to base that on and you have surpassed willfull ignorance to plain stupid denial a long time ago.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 08:51 PM
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Originally posted by MorningStar8741
reply to post by HIFIGUY
 


But I did not post anything that can be interpreted any other way. The only way to keep from changing your oppinion is to pretend that the evidence that is posted here does not exsist; which is exactly the tactic Pinch is trying.


Dont get me wrong. I believe Andersonn is sincere.
What I was attempting to do, was to get Pinch to understand your stance, and for you to understand his.

The response that was seen is this.


Originally posted by pinch
Peace through superior and more accurate firepower, perhaps.


Thats the military industrial complex talking. Not dads, moms, and children. We are right, within our own country and set of beliefs.Not theirs.

Is peace behind machines guns and concrete barriers really peace?
At what point is that a temporary facade? Does the Iraqi mother go home and kill her children, or does she go home worried and scared that the one with the gun may come into her home at any moment be it American or other? Who is the enemy?

The morality of the videos shown originally indicate a practice that is ethically wrong and should they be true, we need to combat wrong.
Should they not be true, then let it be known. That being said, Anderson is in the company of many, who have shown their Military IDs and have testimony indicating that they are who they are.

I respect a soldier of ethics and morals more then one of might and brawn who acts blindly.

Peace


[edit on 14-10-2008 by HIFIGUY]



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 08:56 PM
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Originally posted by HIFIGUY

Originally posted by MorningStar8741
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But I did not post anything that can be interpreted any other way. The only way to keep from changing your oppinion is to pretend that the evidence that is posted here does not exsist; which is exactly the tactic Pinch is trying.


Dont get me wrong. I believe Andersonn is sincere.
What I was attempting to do, was to get Pinch to understand your stance, and for you to understand his.


While I respect what you are trying to do, Pinch has made it quite clear that he is going to keep pretending that those videos are not even there. He will not acknowledge them. That is why he fled this thread to begin with. Why he came back boggles my mind. What is clear though, is that there is no rational discussion to be had with someone who cannot even acknowledge the evidence on the table enough to dismiss it, let alone look at it.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 09:20 PM
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Originally posted by MorningStar8741
While I respect what you are trying to do, Pinch has made it quite clear that he is going to keep pretending that those videos are not even there. He will not acknowledge them. That is why he fled this thread to begin with.


This is not a battle between yourself and Pinch, but a struggle between that which is right versus wrong.

We are Americans. We walk for a greater good, and while that good is not always clear, there are many that would seek to silence our very premise.

The undertaking of Iraq has found the lack of WMDs. The lack of nuclear weapons. The lack of chemical weapons. And the finding of American GIs being discriminatory and a host of other deplorable actions.

While some of those actions are abominable, I do not believe as a whole this is our military moral code. This is a select few, verses the very select of which compose the majority.

Peace

[edit on 14-10-2008 by HIFIGUY]



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 10:07 PM
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Actually, it is a battle with Pinch. He called Anderson a liar and said these things never happen. I posted undeniable video proof and Pinch continues to call these lies without acknowledging the videos. That is what makes it a battle. If he is going to call BS, he needs to look at the evidence, and perhaps provide some of his own. What he is doing is slandering a good man for no reason with no proof. He is also denying the obvious. I never said this was the prevailing attitude. I said it was happening. Even once is enough. It makes our troops less safe and America less safe. If Pinch were half the soldier he claims to have been, he would hate these men as much as I do for what they are doing to his fellow soldiers.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 11:05 PM
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Isn't the cell phone a remarkable little device. had we had one during the Vietnam war, just think of the things we could have uncovered and recorded.

as for anderson's video is concerned I do believe it along with the other video's, thing's of this magnitude should not go unchecked. The world will judge us as a whole nation.



posted on Oct, 14 2008 @ 11:16 PM
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Good point. I sure as hell do not want any misdirected animosity toward me by the victims of people like this because they do what they do with an american flag on their uniform.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 12:05 AM
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Originally posted by pinch
I can't begin to number the "statements" this complete loser made where the BS flag would be not just thrown, but hurled. Shoot everybody? Every large apartment building in Baghdad is destroyed? Fire artillery into downtown Najaf?


MorningStar, there is nothing in any of those videos that backs up any of the above claims made by Anderson.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 12:07 AM
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Correct me if i'm wrong, but was anderson kicked out with a general discharge?. if so, does that make him eligible for Veteran Disability after so many months?.

PTSD is a bad ticket to deal with, it will get worse over time.

Anderson's mind told him not to go back, his mind could not cope with the stress. but wait I noticed something different in that video.

If you take a look at the ID card he showed, it has PVT or Private/E1, and he said he went in to the army in '03, then he should have been a CPL/E4 or Sargent/E5, unless.....he got into trouble while in Iraq and got busted down to PVT or that is an old ID card which he was suppose to turn in when he got promoted and a new ID card issued.



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 12:51 AM
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Originally posted by Classified Info


MorningStar, there is nothing in any of those videos that backs up any of the above claims made by Anderson.



You do not see innocent people being shot at? You do not see an explosive device launched at a farmer walking with his herd? I am sorry, what did you see in those videos exactly?



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 03:05 AM
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Originally posted by Classified Info
MorningStar, there is nothing in any of those videos that backs up any of the above claims made by Anderson.

You don't see Iraqi children being ABUSED by asking them if they f*** donkey?

You don't see Iraqi children being ABUSED by taunting them to chase a bottle of water?

[edit on 15-10-2008 by tezzajw]



posted on Oct, 15 2008 @ 09:34 AM
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I think Mornings emphasis was on the overall issue of abuses that are going on in Iraq. The Anderson video was on questionable military practices and the later videos on the post were in regards to yet even more deplorable behavior.

In a war where we are under a magnifying glass, we need to do it better then everyone else.

Those acts are of poor taste, and are a symptom of a much larger problem facing the America of today, and an infection, that many Muslims are seeking to avoid.

Peace

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