imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Subscribe Calendar Publish RSS
Tell the NSA: StopWatching.US

Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

CopWatch LA

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List





IMC Network: www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech
printable version - js reader version - email this article - view hidden posts - tags and related articles
link:

EASY Ways to Stop the Military Radioactive Contamination of Hawaii

by Cathy Garger Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007 at 12:57 PM
NoDUHawaii@yahoo.com

The Army is salivating to get the 2/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team established in Hawaii. Even volunteering one hour of your time will help! Here's how.

EASY Ways to Stop th...
stryker_cannon_fires_depleted_uranium.jpg, image/jpeg, 200x137

EASY Ways to Stop the Military Radioactive Contamination of Hawaii


The Stones belt it out like nobody’s business: "Ain't too proud to beg... ain't too proud to plead"... And personally speaking, if I have to beg and please for your sympathy, I don’t mind, ‘cause the good people of Hawaii mean that much to me!

Yes, I’m groveling, begging, and pleading for your help. I realize you don’t have any spare time, so I’m asking you to make some. And if this were not truly critical, I wouldn’t bother getting on my hands and knees now, begging, pleading for your help.

Nope, I’m not asking for a blessed dime. All I want from you is an hour, even - just one hour of your most precious commodity – your time. I’m not sure how you spend your free time, but if you’re anything like most people? Then you can probably forego an hour watching Jack Bauer save the world from the evil doers, or give up an hour salivating all over the hunky Bachelor - or, as is your preference, the eye-candy of three Platinum Blondes wiggling their cute little 20-something Bunny tails in a mind boggling ménage-a-quatre in a round bed with a filthy rich dude nearly four times their age who, it’s been rumored, has died and gone to heaven already.

All I’m begging you to do is simply turn off the “Boob” tube for just one hour tonight because our own people, the people of Hawaii, need our help right now. I’m pleading for your sympathy as I ask you to kindly stop whatever you’re doing and spend just a little time to, quite literally, help save Hawaiian Paradise!

Here’s the deal, in a nutshell. Before October 30, we need you and a whole lot of other people to write (make that a whole LOT of other people to write) public comments telling Uncle Sam why the Army’s Stryker Brigade should not be permanently stationed in Hawaii.

The Army is salivating to get the 2/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team established in Hawaii. What are Strykers, you may wonder? Strykers are basically large, relatively fast-moving, armored, 19-ton vehicles that look like tanks.

Each Stryker vehicle has a cannon – a great big gun - that can fire Depleted Uranium, explosives, and titanium. A total of 4,000 soldiers (and their families) are hoping to be positioned permanently inside Hawaii to perform military training that reportedly prepares them for urban warfare inside cities in Iraq. And for obvious reasons, it is apparently easier to get soldiers and their families to commit to staying for long deployments in Hawaiian paradise than it is to get them to move to Colorado or Alaska!

In its Draft Environmental Impact Statement, the military has stated that they plan on using not “inert,” not “environmentally friendly,” but instead, “live fire” ammunition within Hawaii. And even the Army itself admits that positioning the 2/25th Stryker Brigade permanently inside Hawaii will have an adverse, “significant” impact upon Hawaii in more than a few ways.

The military is planning on stationing approximately 320 of these huge, eight-wheeled Stryker vehicles (and approximately 600 other vehicles, 4,000 employees, and their spouses and kids) on military bases that have been found to contain toxic and radioactive Depleted Uranium contamination.

That Uncle Sam is ever the thoughtful guy, eh?

Furthermore, according to experts of radioactive military maneuvers, allowing hundreds of Stryker vehicles to train on these grounds will “rustle up” radiation currently within the soils out into the Hawaiian air and tropical environment, rendering soldiers and their families, as well as the Hawaiian Islanders and their pristine environment [which includes dozens of endangered species of plants and wildlife, etc.] at increased risk for Uranium poisoning.

Here are simple things Hawaiians are asking you to do to help!

1) Write before October 30 and tell the Army why you do not wish the Stryker Brigade to be stationed inside Hawaii. The email address to write to is: PublicComments [at] aec.apgea.army.mil . To learn more about the impact the 2/25th Stryker Brigade Combat Team will have in Hawaii, go to http://www.sbct-seis.org/ to read more.

2) Forward the articles below everywhere!

3) Volunteer to help post articles on various alternative media sites, email groups, and blogs. Hawaiians desperately need volunteers to help with this task – and they’ll train you how to do this. All you need is a bit of time and a working computer – along with a desire to help protect Hawaii and keep it clean and safe. Please write to NoDUHawaii [at] yahoo.com today with your offer to help!

4) Forward this email to everyone you know!

READ WHY the Stryker Brigade must not stay in Hawaii!

Ten Reasons to Oppose the Stryker Brigade in Hawaii
http://www.dmzhawaii.org/stop_stryker_hawaii.pdf

Hawaiian Islands Are Radioactive
http://www.indymedia.org/en/2007/10/893755.shtml

Depleted Uranium Contamination By Strykers In Hawaii
http://www.indymedia.org/it/2007/09/893176.shtml

Death By Breath
http://www.indymedia.org/en/2007/10/893823.shtml

Hawaiian Islands Contaminated With Ballistic Uranium
http://www.rense.com/general78/hawa.htm

Army’s Environmental Impact Statement for the Stryker Brigade Invasion of Hawaii:
http://www.sbct-seis.org/

To see photos of Strykers, search on this page by the word Stryker:
http://www.army.mil/mediaplayer/armyimages/

Go to Protect Hawaii website:
http://www.protecthawaii.ws/


I’ve never been to Hawaii, but have spoken to many lovely, warm-hearted people who do live there. Please won’t you help keep the Hawaiian people safe - and protect the closest thing to Paradise that America’s got?

Warm best wishes and Mahalo to you all!

Cathy Garger
http://www.mytown.ca/garger




Report this post as:
Share on: Twitter, Facebook, Google+

add your comments


LATEST COMMENTS ABOUT THIS ARTICLE
Listed below are the 10 latest comments of 1 posted about this article.
These comments are anonymously submitted by the website visitors.
TITLE AUTHOR DATE

Local News

5 Reasons to Support RAC-LA This Month J20 11:10PM

Viacom CBS' Sumner Redstone Promotes Brutal Treatment Of Pot Smokers J19 1:20PM

Summer 2015 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! J15 12:33PM

Housing Board Member is an Evicter! J11 11:37PM

KPFK & PAPCIFICA forum in LA J11 5:45PM

LA Times goes to bat for killer cops in Salinas J10 10:34PM

NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN NEWS MAY 2015 J04 12:48PM

Los Angeles Uranium Film Festival J04 7:18AM

KPFK difficulties continue J01 4:22PM

KPFK buys premiums to re-sell them for donations -so J01 4:00PM

Latest Long Beach Police Execution: Murder of Youth In Mental Distress J01 8:19AM

How can california deal with this water crisis? M31 1:46PM

Four Winds of March Against Monsanto Los Angeles Take The Streets of Hollywood M27 2:49PM

Foreclosure Victims Occupy Senate Stump Speech of Kamala Harris M21 4:58AM

LA Nakba Anniversary protest at the Israel Consulate M19 12:56AM

Long Beach Police Execute Unarmed Teen Hector Morejon on Suspicion Of Trespassing M15 6:08AM

Eagle-Con 2015 at Cal State L.A. M13 4:15PM

Brendon Glenn Dies and Venice S/Weeps M08 7:45PM

JOIN CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT AGAINST RONALD L. HAVNER JR's PREDATORY BUSINESS, PUBLIC STORAGE M08 4:48PM

Councilmember Bonin Calls People of Venice Outraged by Police Murder “Outside Agitators" M08 10:45AM

May Day March, LA 2015 M07 7:33PM

LA Progressive: Ref Rodriguez—What the PUC Is Going on Here? M05 11:26PM

L.A. Stands in Solidarity with Australian Aborigines M05 11:12AM

KPFK'S rep to Pacific Bd Whitleblower -being kicked out ...plse sign petiton here M04 2:38PM

More Local News...

Other/Breaking News

Ukraine: Rogue State Deadbeat J01 11:52AM

Happy Canada Day! The TPP and Canada, 4 pp J01 9:43AM

Trans-Pacific Partnership Guarantee J01 9:34AM

Former Science Ed of London Times: Smallpox Vaccine Triggered Aids J01 9:32AM

Dutchman Opens Limited Engagement at Edgemar Center for the Arts on July 15 J01 9:21AM

Dutchman Opens Limited Engagement at Edgemar Center for the Arts on July 15 J01 9:00AM

Tsipras Surrenders to Troika Demands J01 5:21AM

The U.S. Social Forum Puts San José on the Map of Social Change J30 11:26PM

Governor SIgns SB 277, Citing Science J30 6:54PM

Corruption of Law & Society by fbi J30 9:20AM

Russia Vows Continued Support for Embattled Syria J30 9:19AM

Dreyer's, Another Ice Cream Maker, Is Owned By Nestle J30 9:09AM

No Deal as June 30 Iranian Nuclear Talks Deadline Arrives J30 7:17AM

Greece May Become BRICS Member J30 4:58AM

Greece May Become BRICS Member J30 4:54AM

High-Seas Piracy: Israel's Latest Bandit Act J30 2:31AM

Gov Mulls SB 277 (SATIRE) J29 10:47PM

Video: The Age of Uncertainty-The Big Corporation, 56 min J29 3:51PM

KPFK in Pacifica's meeting - more descriptions J29 2:57PM

KPFK hosted PACIFICA's board in LA. Missed it? here's some for ya J29 2:16PM

Khader Adnan Ends Hunger Strike J29 12:12PM

Sitemeter blocks my account, prevents tracking of visitors J29 11:47AM

ISIS: US Proxy Foot Soldiers J29 10:50AM

Greece Declares Bank Holiday, Capital Controls Imposed J29 8:37AM

Netanyahu's Statement Following His Latest Bandit Act J29 5:34AM

Israel Hijacks Humanitarian Ship to Gaza in International Waters J29 3:27AM

Going for Broke. Why Financialization is the Wrong Fix for Infrastructure, 60 pp J28 6:50PM

Covert assaults for hideous agendas J28 5:31PM

More Breaking News...
© 2000-2003 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy