I Have a Dream … To Go To War?

The great initiative in this war is ours. The initiative to end it must be ours. — Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking of Vietnam.

This week the Pentagon sank to a new low: claiming that Dr. King would “understand” the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. King’s legacy is clear: he opposed war and other violence and condemned war as “an enemy of the poor.”

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  • Anonymous

    If the government didn’t distort fairly understandable messages to support their own ends, I don’t really know what they’d do.

  • $927230

    If the government didn’t distort fairly understandable messages to support their own ends, I don’t really know what they’d do.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    What do you expect? It’s the Pentagon. When that is said, all is said. If oil were discovered in the skulls of infants…abortion would be advertised as patriotic 24/7…and Cheney, Rumsfeld and all the rest would be the most vocal voices for pro-choice you’ve ever seen.

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    What do you expect? It’s the Pentagon. When that is said, all is said. If oil were discovered in the skulls of infants…abortion would be advertised as patriotic 24/7…and Cheney, Rumsfeld and all the rest would be the most vocal voices for pro-choice you’ve ever seen.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SLNDMWH56RM3VV44EMUMYMKEOI Fio White

    FYI – Its about jobs! The Military industrial Complex provides millions of people with jobs. That’s the truth! How many jobs can King provide today?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_SLNDMWH56RM3VV44EMUMYMKEOI Fio White

    FYI – Its about jobs! The Military industrial Complex provides millions of people with jobs. That’s the truth! How many jobs can King provide today?

    • Andrew

      Arbeit macht frei!

    • Observer

      You must be one of those Republicans. There more important things to worry about then FUCKING JOBS!!! I’m tired of hearing this job bullshit all over the media. I’d rather have clean air,soil,water and food supply that isn’t contaminated then a job. Seriously if all the jobs in all the world ended today guess what….there would still be soil,water,air etc.. You could build,grow and maintain what you needed for yourself and or invest your time and skills in your community. ahhh a world it would be then. Coop’s are a prime example of where we should be as country

      • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

        I don’t even want to break his heart with the latest info on outsourced contracts to India and others for military hardware manufacturing and computer parts that also used to be built here…just the way the automobiles and tools and other things used to be. It’s just too unsporting…like bolo-punching a baby.

  • Andrew

    Arbeit macht frei!

  • Observer

    You must be one of those Republicans. There more important things to worry about then FUCKING JOBS!!! I’m tired of hearing this job bullshit all over the media. I’d rather have clean air,soil,water and food supply that isn’t contaminated then a job. Seriously if all the jobs in all the world ended today guess what….there would still be soil,water,air etc.. You could build,grow and maintain what you needed for yourself and or invest your time and skills in your community. ahhh a world it would be then. Coop’s are a prime example of where we should be as country

  • http://voxmagi-necessarywords.blogspot.com/ VoxMagi

    I don’t even want to break his heart with the latest info on outsourced contracts to India and others for military hardware manufacturing and computer parts that also used to be built here…just the way the automobiles and tools and other things used to be. It’s just too unsporting…like bolo-punching a baby.