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Why are we there?

A country’s freedoms and liberties must come from within.

Freedom by force upon another is in itself a contradiction.

There is no revolution in Iraq, rather an invasion and occupation by a self-serving, out-of-control government.

Helen Thomas put it right to Bush. “Why are we there?”

Bush gave his usual and obviously unrehearsed stammering.

This is not became he doesn’t know. It’s obvious as a Texan in the White House.

We are there to establish permanent strategic U.S. Military Bases in the Middle East. This is the staging ground for future oil wars. The big one.

Bush just said it. The U.S. will be in Iraq for years to come. That translates into decades in political language.

Now their only rational for being there is they’ve screwed things up so badly, we can’t abandon them now.

Well that worked in Vietnam.

Didn’t it?

So stop worrying about your children going to war. It’s time to look at their cute little children, babies, your grandchildren. The soldiers of tomorrow.

Both parties have failed us. Short of a viable third party leading our country in a positive direction, our only recourse is revolution. It’s up to us.

Karl Adamson

Nevada City

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