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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] I have written to Tony Blair and a few other MPs to express my disgust and outrage at the so-called 'shock and awe' bombing. Even British journalist in Baghdad were saying, including Martin Nichols, a veteran journalist from the Vietnam war, that there was nothing like it. I saw the pictures. These actions are barbaric and inhuman. They are unwarranted. The USA has said that the bombings used the full works...ie MOABs, cruise missiles and goodness knows what. I have watched war experts oozing with war mongering zeal at the reality of Anglo saxon war mongering military supremacy. I have heard of white males gorging at pictures of bombing in the tabloids relishing the 'wog bashing.' Most don't even pretend otherwise. It is disgusting. It is uncivilised. It's racist 'wog bashing' so beloved of Anglo saxon imperialism. This 'shock and awe' is to put cold fear into the hearts and minds of peoples living in poor countries. So that the rich US imperialists can dominate the world. This is a Labour government, a Labour Prime Minister and remember Labour MPs voted for this racist 'wog bashing.' This is nothing new. The Labour Party has always been propped up by racism. It is a party fit for imperialism (see Robert Clough's book by the same name). Hardly anyone in Britain is facing up to the racism rampant in this war. The people of Iraq may be facing the barbarism of indiscriminate bombing and humanitarian disaster, but they have the moral superiority over their enemy. Morals can't be bought for money or military supremacy. Those that have lost moral superiority are ultimately doomed. Lila Patel _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email email@example.com All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk