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It's Always About The Money So On With This REVOLUTION!

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"Every dollar invested in bolstering a country's nuclear arsenal is a diversion of resources from its schools, hospitals, and other social services, and a theft from the millions around the globe who go hungry or are denied access to basic medicines." [7]

In 1987, Israel's Nuclear Whistle Blower, Mordechai Vanunu wrote from Ashkelon Prison:

"No government, not even the most democratic, can force us to live under this threat. No state in the world can offer any kind of security against this menace of a nuclear holocaust, or guarantee to prevent it.

"Any country, which manufactures and stocks nuclear weapons, is first of all endangering its own citizens. This is why the citizens must confront their government and warn it that it has no right to expose them to this danger. Because, in effect, the citizens are being held hostage by their own government, just as if they have been hijacked and deprived of their freedom and threatened.

"When governments develop nuclear weapons they are violating the basic rights of their citizens, the basic right not to live under constant threat of annihilation." [8]

Common Sense comprehends that getting America out of its immoral debt will require more than what Obama admitted in eliminating "tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, or for hedge fund managers and corporate jet owners, or for oil and gas companies pulling in huge profits without our help"we'll have to make even deeper cuts somewhere else." [9]

The deep cuts that must be made require the revolutionary political will that Thomas Paine, America's most forward thinking Founding Father comprehended:

"Soon after I had published the pamphlet "Common Sense" [on Feb. 14, 1776] in America, I saw the exceeding probability that a revolution in the system of government would be followed by a revolution in the system of religion"The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion."

We the people are suppose to be the government and thus it is up to US to bring in the Intifada [Arabic for rise up and cast off] against nuclear insanity so that future generations will have their right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

  1. Obama: " Nothing can be off- limits in budget
  2. Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, March 2010, page 35
  3. BudgetRequest.pdf
  4. Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance [OREPA], November 2009.
  5. Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, March/April 2009.
  6. Judge Weeramantry, "The Trident and International Law, Scotland's Obligations" Feb. 3, 2009.
  7. www.WagingPeace.org
  8. BEYOND NUCLEAR: Mordechai Vanunu's FREEDOM of SPEECH Trial and My Life as a Muckraker: 2005-2010
  9. Obama: " Nothing can be off- limits in budget

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Eileen Fleming,is a Citizen of CONSCIENCE for US House of Representatives 2012 Founder of WeAreWideAwake.org Staff Member of Salem-news.com, A Feature Correspondent for Arabisto.com Producer "30 Minutes with Vanunu" and "13 Minutes with Vanunu" (more...)
 
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