Has anyone else noticed that the media, and Congress is acting as though torture is the only crime committed by the Bush White House (with the possible exception of illegal wiretapping)?
Why has everyone forgotten the other crimes perpetrated by the Bush White House? Crimes like stealing the elections. Proveable crimes concerning the this country into war. Crimes like ” at a recent debate held at Chapman Univeristy in California. During the debate, he made the following argument:
“Three thousand of our fellow citizens had been killed in a deliberate attack by a foreign enemy,” he told a crowd at Chapman University. “That forced us in the government to have to consider measures to gain information using presidential constitutional provisions to protect the country from further attack.”That doesn’t sound so bad does it? They were just trying to protect the people of America “from further attack.” In the eyes of America, and the world, with the use of spin media, this argument will make the Bush White House and America appear “less evil” than if they were to acknowledge the previously mentioned crimes. If they were to acknowledge the previously mentioned crimes, and tried to hold people accountable for them, then there would be a massive series of arrests in Washington D.C. Not only would Bush Administration officials be held accountable, but everyone that enabled them to commit their crimes would be as well. Making torture the sole crime of the Bush White House, in my opinion, will allow the “powers that be” in Washington D.C. to maintain the “status quo.” It will allow them to maintain the system that brought us to where we are today.
We must hold them accountable for EVERY crime they committed. If we don’t, then we deserve whatever happens to us in the future.
Responders, volunteers, friends & supporters:
3 weeks ago we witnessed the most significant progress in almost 8 years of neglect and denial. On March 31st we traveled to D.C. for the first of 2 hearings on our bill HR847 the James Zadroga Health & Compensation Act. Our presence was felt and this important piece of legislation now has momentum, more so then ever. This Wednesday on April 22nd we travel back to D.C. to show our nations leaders we will continue to be a presence until we achieve our common goal. And that is the passage of HR847. I am optimistic that this bill will pass through the house and I am confident Sen. Chuck Schumer will introduce this bill in the senate very shortly. Is this bill a ten on the 1-10 scale? Absolutely not, but this bill in my mind is an 8 with room for improvement, and this bill will provide health care and compensation for thousands of brave souls and innocent victims of 9/11 who suffer from it’s horrific aftermath. After dozens of meetings, conference calls & hundreds of letters and emails, I am confident we are close, and I am confident that the NY Delegation is fighting for us tooth & nail. As a 9/11 responder horribly injured at Ground Zero, I am proud of my service to this country. But I am even more proud to know I served a fraternity of heroes and great Americans like all of you. Our work is far from done, and we must stand united as one for us to finish our journey. A journey in which we have seen so many good men & woman loose their battle to 9/11 illnesses. But a journey where so many of you have become heroes twice for your resolve & testament to fight and survive. I salute all uniform & non-uniform workers, because your actions should be embraced and emulated by all who suffer from history and governmental neglect. God bless you all & god bless America.
Founder & President of the FealGood Foundation
Injured 9/11 Responder
Above And Beyond Citizen Honors recipient from the Congressional Medal of Honor Society
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Thank you to the producers, the cast, and crew. A special thanks to Daniel Sunjata for what will most assuredly be as it says in the picture, “an interesting season.”
Bringing attention to the issue of 9/11 Truth is very simply, the right thing to do.
Yesterday, John Feal, along with several other 9/11 First Responders went down to Washington D.C. to attend the hearing on the James Zadroga 9/11 Health And Compensation Act. From what I understand, he was singled out by the Congressmen, and applauded for his efforts. I want to say congratulations John. Just to give people an idea of how much you’ve fought for the responders, here’s a little tribute to you (that barely covers your fight). Thank you for doing the right thing. I am very proud to say that you are my friend.
The EPA is a “bunch of brainiacs and bookworms who just look at numbers but don’t look at people’s pain,” said John Feal, a construction worker who lost half a foot in an accident while working in “the pit” at Ground Zero. “The people [downtown] and in Brooklyn pay taxes and deserve to know their tax money is going to protect their health.”
John Feal - [NYMetro, 12/13/2005]
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