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[casi] good news, bad news....

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So, I woke up this morning, jumped at the remote to find out if Bush the
Lesser had plunged us into war, and dialed up CNN "Headline News."  Lo and
behold there was a piece on Voices in the Wilderness!  They showed video
footage of VITWers with signs out front of the UN in Baghdad I think, (still
confused at seeing VW on TV)  They even interviewed them and let them speak
briefly about sanctions and their effects on the people of Iraq.  I was
amazed and a big smile stretched across my face.  If I had their email
address I would write them and say thanks for the coverage.

Then, sadly, I flipped over to CNN light, Paula Z's channel and was
introduced to Con Coughlin (sp?).  Those of you in England probabaly know
this guy.  He wrote a  book on SH.  Anyway, he informed the US public that
Sadaam H had sleeper cells, a term which has been heavily associated with
Osama BL, all over Europe and the US.  SH was just waiting to activate his
sleeper cells and kill US citizens so we better rush off to war.

I have been slogging about rather embarassed at some of our talking heads
here in the US, now that I have met Con I see what you across the sea have to
be embarassed about as well.  (Felicity you must be proud at your fellow

Nevertheless, I was glad to see the first mention of VITW ever in the
corporate media here in the blanket of democracy.  (They keep stuffing the
blanket in my eyes, ears, mouth, and nose, I keep pulling it out.)

Roger Stroope
"Ideas are more powerful than weapons"
Austin College, Sherman Texas

"Individuals have international duties which transcend the national
obligations of obedience…Therefore [individual citizens] have the duty to
violate domestic laws to prevent crimes against peace and humanity from
occurring" -- Nuremberg War Crime Tribunal, 1950

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