Strange Equation: 'Privileged College Kids and Professors' and 'Iraqi People'

RECEIVED Thu., April 19, 2007

Dear Editor,
    Hearing Bush (and the U.S. news media) blather on about the 33 privileged college kids and professors murdered in Virginia seems remarkably absurd, when you consider that many people are shot almost daily in Iraq (191 yesterday), thanks to the horribly ignorant and irresponsible actions of our top politicians. An estimated 650,000 innocent Iraqi people of all ages and both genders have had their lives taken in the last four years, as a result of the U.S. invasion/occupation. Multiplying the number killed by a factor of 10 gives a conservative estimate of the number crippled in Iraq (at least 6.5 million). They did nothing to deserve such a fate. Where is the outrage over that? Bush and all the Congress people and senators who've supported that barbaric invasion/occupation need to be stripped of all their power and locked up. They are the world's most notorious menaces to mankind! If someone dropped 10,000 500-pound bombs on London and America's 10 largest cities, it wouldn't come close to doing the amount of damage that our invasion/occupation has done to the Iraqi people. The best thing we could do is kick the Bush regime (and all those who’ve supported the invasion and occupation) out of the White House (ImpeachBush.org and elect Dennis Kucinich (www.kucinich.us) as the next president. We desperately need leaders who can solve problems without bloodshed. The world can't wait much longer. We must not wait for the next elections. Today's American people have very much in common with the Germans under Hitler who were misled by their establishment, but we have to save ourselves. Impeach the bastards and end the occupation!
John O'Neill
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