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In my prior piece dealing with George Tiller’s murder by Scott Roeder, I stated: “I would also like to know how they feel of the Iraq War; a war of lies that took the lives of countless and innocent Iraqi citizens; including babies.” They being the pro-life movement.

 

As I read my morning’s Newsday and now an article posted on Politico.com, rage is the only emotion I am feeling at the present moment when the very subject title is, Cheney: No 'evidence' of Iraq, 9/11 link.  You see, we were all lied to and how many have died as a result of this heinous war?

 

Every single day, I receive email alerts coming from Buzzflash.com and their latest stats are reported below.

 

4,308 U.S. Military Fatalities in Iraq

695 U.S. Military Fatalities in Afghanistan

31,315 U.S. Military Maimed in Iraq (source: DoD Update as of May 26, 2009)

100,591 Iraqis Reported Killed (source: Iraq Body Count)

1,331,578 Iraqis Reported Killed (source: justforeignpolicy.org)

 

For those in the pro-life movement, women exercising their personal choice provided to them by law is NOT the problem, but our government period.  We have a pro-death government and millions like me tried to stop it in our anti-war protests on February 15th, 2003 and we were not listened to.  It still angers me to the core.  This protest did not only take place within our country, but world-wide.  Yet, we were systematically ignored.

 

The pro-life movement is often tied to the Catholic church; my church and even the late Pope John Paul II stated of Bush’s invasion into Iraq: “You go without God.” He knew the repercussions of such a war.

 

I would like to ask you this pointed question: If we were not heard, what makes you even think your protests or in this case acts of terrorism will be?  Death is after all death no matter the victim in war versus abortion clinics.

 

In as much as you plaster the pictures of late-term abortions through the use of potassium chloride which stops the baby’s heart or saline solution that burns, I can produce similar pictures of victims of war.  Those pictures are of babies who have been the victims of depleted uranium and white phosphorus.  In the case of white phosphorous, it burns the flesh to the bones.  Both sets of pictures make me want to vomit.  What is the difference between a baby killed in an abortion clinic as opposed to war? The difference being is individual choice versus our government’s war against an innocent people.

 

I would delve into Cheney’s latest speak of this war in Iraq and where they had no connection to the attacks that befell us on 9/11, but why bother since the evidence has been right in front of us for so long?  Hey, I have been writing of that evidence since the Iraq War started: Now it is time for you to look for it.  To even think that the Bush/Cheney administration was pro-life is pure bull-puckey.

 

We have always been a nation of killing fields.  Just look at the evidence since it is right before you.  Through the CIA, we have toppled governments where death has occurred and what makes any pro-life movement think they can save American babies while babies in far off lands have also suffered greatly?  We have turned our backs on Darfur and The Congo and you think you have the power to shut down abortion clinics?  I have written of the Congo and how children after being born have been systematically raped and infected with the HIV virus: Why not scream out about in support of these children?  This, I cannot understand.

 

Do you want to honestly know the difference between invading Darfur and The Congo versus Iraq?  Iraq has oil where the other two countries do not.  War is for profit after all.  Speaking of profit: Is there profit to be made by many more American babies being brought into the world?  I want you to honestly think about that as we face such an economic firestorm.  Economists, politicians, et al always think of the bottom line.  We are presently funding wars that are costing this economy trillions of dollars: What makes you even think we have the money to support the healthcare of the children you wish to bring into this world?  I know, a harsh reality, but one worth merit.

 

If those of you within the pro-life movement do not think I have been as forceful promoting our ideals, think again.  I have.  Feel free to Google me.  The difference is, I use words where some of you use extremism or in the case of any person murdering a doctor; terrorism.

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