Friday, September 16, 2011

Striking a Nerve on #AfghanistanTuesday

One of the great things about Twitter is that, when you strike a nerve, you get instant feedback!

This week on #AfghanistanTuesday, there were a small number of tweets that really lit up the retweets. Below, for your consideration, are the greatest hits of Tuesday, September 13, 2011. I leave it to you to draw your own conclusions!


(Other weeks are listed on the #AfghanistanTuesday top tweet page.)

OUR MORAL FAILURE
From @volksmenner: Stop supporting war. Stop being a coward in fear. Peace is the ultimate courage. Time to be courageous, no more wars! #AfghanistanTuesday

From @MidwestAntiwar: V @DEADHEAD1776 : "There are many causes I would die for. There is not a single cause I would kill for." - Gandhi #AfghanistanTuesday
http://twitter.com/#!/MidwestAntiwar/status/113600997774991360

VICTIMS OF WAR
From @EvanTKelly: At least 919,967 #people have been #killed in #Afghanistan and #Iraq, based on LOWEST credible estimates. #AfghanistanTuesday #StopTheWars

From @CostsOfWar: #AfghanistanTuesday: In the last two years, children comprise nearly 15% of all civilians killed by war in Afghanistan http://t.co/ekwtZLz

From @AnonNep: #AfghanistanTuesday Enough lives lost in 'collateral damage'. #StopTheWars From 10,000s to 100,000s. From years to decades. #TweetForPeace

WAR DOLLARS HOME
From @EvanTKelly: “Come Home, America” - @Dennis_Kucinich - http://www.nationofchange.org/congressman-dennis-kucinichs-address-congress-international-policy-its-relationship-domestic-econo #StopTheWars #AfghanistanTuesday

MILITARY RECRUITING
From @Aishaf786: NO to sending your children/fathers/mothers/sisters/brothers/husbands/wives to fight illegal wars,NO to killing people! #AfghanistanTuesday

Thanks to these tweeps, and here's to all of our #Tuesdayistas! THANK YOU!

PLUS . . . Check out the master list of #AfghanistanTuesday blog posts!