posted on Jan, 12 2014 @ 11:12 AM
reply to post by iRoyalty
I doubt even the families in Pakistan know that we are trying to stop these unnecessary assassinations of civilians.
So, it helps for us to continue posting here. Some of them may very well be here, and spread the word.
I was in a dialogue with a person from India for quite a while, and explained that many Americans - and others - are, in fact, protesting.....this
Indian person blames the drone program for the increase in terrorists. Actually, that notion has been around for a while. But, yes, perhaps I'm
forgetting that just because I've absorbed something DOESN'T mean that everyone else has.
(As for Pakistanis in general, though - I'm not sure whether even Malala is allowed to 'read the news' like we are!)
It's actions like this that cause people to WANT to join the militants who are providing us with a purpose for war. If we stopped murdering
their children, then perhaps the fathers will stop picking up guns.
Have you read Scahill's book? (Obviously you already are 'on board' with protesting it - but, when one discovers things about Rumsfeld and Cheney and
EVERY TIME I read about another drone strike on a "wedding party convoy", or an innocent rooftop patio party being ripped to shreds, it nauseates me.
edit on 1/12/14 by wildtimes because: (no reason given)