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Spoils of War Today? - Gulf War Syndrome

by D. Burbeck Monday, May. 29, 2006 at 8:24 AM

For our troops on Memorial Day - The Kings of Britain and France and many other empires were able to raise huge armies every several decades because the soldiers who survived the battles were rewarded with the riches that they could carry and women that they could rape at will.

Today's soldiers who join the military, in hopes of
getting a college education, are being rewarded
with quite the opposite of those in the past. Today's
soldiers - if they survive the front lines - are finding
a huge list of disabling and deadly medical maladies,
some of which, with a very high percentage, will be in
their future along with deformed offspring.

"Out of 580,400 soldiers who served in Gulf War I,
11,000 are dead, and by 2000 there were 325,000
on permanent medical disability. This astounding
number of disabled vets means that a decade later,
56 percent of those soldiers who served now have
medical problems. The number of disabled vets
reported up to 2000 has been increasing by 43,000
every year." Brad Flohr of the Department of Veterans
Affairs told American Free Press that he believes
there are more disabled vets now than even after
World War II. (1)

The Pentagon and the Veteran's Administration always
deny that Gulf War Syndrome is due to the illegal use of
uranium weapons; but, it is becoming more evident and
irrefutable.

It's not that the boys at the Pentagon don't believe that
uranium weapons cause this type of harm. They are very
aware that the use of uranium weapons is a death
sentence for our troops and is making parts of the world
uninhabitable for-ever. Here is a quote from Henry
Kissinger: “Military men are just dumb stupid animals to
be used as pawns in foreign policy.”

The following is a WW ll memo to Gen. Leslie Groves
from Manhattan Project scientists: "As a gas warfare
instrument the material would be ground into particles
of microscopic size to form dust and smoke and
distributed by a ground-fired projectile, land vehicles,
or aerial bombs. In this form it would be inhaled by
personnel. The amount necessary to cause death to
a person inhaling the material is extremely small …
There are no known methods of treatment for such
a casualty ..." What they said is that when a uranium
bullet hits a metal object or a uranium encased bomb
(dirty bomb) explodes, the heat generated causes
the uranium to burn and turn into a gas. They certainly
know that it is not depleted enough to be safe. The
experts say that it still has about 60% of it's lethal
radioactivity.

Medical professionals in hospitals and facilities
treating returning soldiers were threatened with
$10,000 fines if they talked about the soldiers or
their medical problems. They were also threatened
with jail. Reporters are routinely prevented access
to more than 14,000 medically evacuated soldiers
flown nightly since the 2003 war, in giant C-150s
from Germany who are brought to Walter Reed
Hospital near Washington, D.C.

Can you say "cover-up"?

"Neither a NATO country nor the World Health Organization
(WHO) have carried out any epidemiological studies of
either soldiers or civilians exposed in uranium wars. This
guarantees no confirmation or discovery of the health
effects of uranium weapons." Statement from lawyers
Piotr Bein, Ph.D., M.A.Sc., P.Eng. and Karen Parker,
J.D., Diplome (Strasbourg).

Bob Nichols, Project Censored Award winning journalist
for the San Francisco Bay View newspaper, has
researched and written about uranium weapons for years
and actually worked at a munitions factory early in his
career. He had this to say when asked if the troops are
aware of the severe health problems awaiting them. "The
Troops are told exactly, precisely Nothing. Period. That
is the way it has always been. The Los Alamos Nuclear
Weapons Lab Memo of 1991 ordered all personnel to lie
about depleted uranium weapons to maintain the "political
viability" of uranium weapons. That is the long and short of
it. The Troops do not count as much as a truck. They are
truly "throw away soldiers" (in the eyes of the Brass).

This may be enough to get you enraged; but, if it is not, this
might do it. The fact is that this radiation makes it's way all
around the globe......into our neighborhoods. Dr. Katsuma
Yagasaki, a Japanese physicist at the University of the
Ryukyus in Okinawa, has estimated that the atomicity
equivalent of at least 400,000 Nagasaki, Japan atomic
bombs were released into the global atmosphere since
1991, from the use of illegal uranium munitions. The tiny
radioactive particles are completely mixed in the atmosphere
in one year.

When asked how these people can do this to their children
and grandchildren, Mr. Nichols replied "They are all psychopaths.
They simply don't care about anything except themselves."

"The use of depleted uranium weaponry by the United
States, defying all international treaties, will slowly annihilate
all species on earth including the human species, and yet
this country continues to do so with full knowledge of its
destructive potential" famed former Lawrence Livermore
Nuclear Weapons Lab scientist Leuren Moret stated.

The thousands of Iraqi people who have become
contaminated and stricken with devastating illnesses
in the past 15 years, and may have had a child or two
with horrible birth defects, are in deep depression and
hopelessness and will offer themselves up to the insurgency
as suicide bombers to exact some kind of revenge against
the evil empire that has destroyed their lives, their families,
and their country. Our government's criminal use of illegal
uranium weapons is one of the most evil things ever
committed on this planet, and if you think the people of the
world are not aware of it........please think again. This is a
huge issue in the international press. Only Americans are
ignorant of this dreadful situation thanks to our corporate
media.

Hitler's concentration camps hold the number one spot
for atrocities, but illegal uranium weapons are a very close
second. And If Leuren Moret's forecast of global annihilation
comes even close to occurring, it will dwarf Hitler's hate
crimes against the Jewish people by quite a margin. Is that
the legacy of America that you want to give to our future
generations?

If you can justify in your mind the devastation that these
weapons wreak, you should move to Washington, DC and find
a job with the soulless, heartless, money grubbing, psychotic
war criminals that have taken over the government of the
U. S. of A. If you can't, please help to get the use of these
weapons stopped for-ever. Write a letter or two, or make a
call to your congressman's office - if not for our troop's sake,
then for your own and your grand children's sake. The entire
world is watching and wondering how the American people
can allow this to go on.

After reading this, my 81 year old mother has agreed to
write her congressman for the first time in her life. How
about you? Can you please turn off ESPN for a few minutes
and use the democratic system, that we are in jeopardy of
loosing because of our complaicancy, to help stop this
horrific omnicidal use of illegal uranium weapons? Please!

(1) "Depleted uranium: Dirty bombs, dirty missiles, dirty bullets"
A death sentence here and abroad by Leuren Moret:

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2006/05/339725.shtml

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