Why Can’t We Talk about Peace in Public?

Here is another MUST READ article from Alternet

By Matt Taibbi, RollingStone.com. Posted February 28, 2007

America’s growing economic dependence on the hi-tech defense industry
is creating a culture that views peace and nonviolence as seditious concepts.

“The fellas from 121 started showing up the other day. It’s starting to sink in… I’ll have to go home, the opportunities to kill these fuckers is rapidly coming to an end. Like a hobby I’ll never get to practice again. It’s not a great war, but it’s the only one we’ve got. God, I do love killing these bastards. … Morale is high, the Marines can smell the barn. It’s hard to keep them focused. I still have 20 days of kill these motherfuckers, so I don’t wanna take even one day off. ” — letter home from an unnamed Marine F/A -18 pilot in Iraq.

Click here to go to article: Alternet


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