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Monday, June 18, 2007

Appeal for Redress -- Joining the Army for the Purpose of Protest

A dirty little anti-war secret. The fake grassroots organization that is getting enlisted persons to sign their anti-war petition is gaining signatures from people who join the service for that purpose, to protest the war.

Mudville Gazette has the story of Marc Train, who was featured in a December article of "The Nation" in which he claims he knew nothing of politics before joining the Army. He says it was only afterwards that he realized that the war is all about oil and the evil Bush administration. But some investigation by Mudville finds that he did in fact have an anti-war voice before joining the army.

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