Wednesday, October 19, 2011

#AfghanistanTuesday - Top Tweets - Oct 18

As in other weeks,we had a very busy day on #AfghanistanTuesday! This week saw the continuation of the Occupy movement ... and the continuation of the war.


These are some of the #AfghanistanTuesday tweets from Tuesday, October 18, 2011, that were most highly retweeted:

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
From @MidwestAntiwar : WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT? #AfghanistanTuesday >>> http://bit.ly/AfTuALL Please join us!

ELECTION 2012
From @Scarry : IT'S TIME: Stop re-electing politicians who can't get #USout #Afghanistan #Guantanamo #No2ndTerm #Obama #election2012 #AfghanistanTuesday

From @MidwestAntiwar : NOTICE: #election2012 has been CANCELLED. Pls report instead to #Afghanistan101: #war #economy #waste #greed #FAIL! #AfghanistanTuesday

From @MoralOutrage1 : Fact: A vote for any "viable" POTUS candidate is a vote for perpetual war. If they aren't pro-war, they can't be POTUS #AfghanistanTuesday

OUR MORAL FAILURE
From @volksmenner : United States has occupied Afghanistan and attacked her people for 10 years for profit. Every hour is an atrocity. #AfghanistanTuesday #ows

From @MoralOutrage1 : War is for the financial benefit of corporations. It is paid for, and fought by, you and me. We aid and abet. #ows #AfghanistanTuesday

From @MidwestAntiwar : “Stop! Stop the money. Stop the killing. Stop.” What more is there to say? #AfghanistanTuesday @info_from_vcnv http://shar.es/btzxH #endwar

VICTIMS OF WAR
From @info_from_vcnv : Killing Children in #Afghanistan « http://Antiwar.com Blog: http://bit.ly/rfJ3cG #AfghanistanTuesday

BECAUSE . . .
From @khaake : Because it would be more effective to simply scatter $300M/day in cash over the Afghan fields... bring the troops home. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @khaake : Because our children have never known a time when we were not at war... bring the troops home. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @khaake : Because war is not a viable jobs program... bring the troops home. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @khaake : Because there is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people... bring the troops home. #AfghanistanTuesday

EVEN THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS SAYING "IT'S TIME"
From @MylaReson : #AfghanistanTuesday RT @TIME: The U.S. will never save Afghanistan | ti.me/rqfTyF

"SUPPORT OUR TROOPS"
From @MoniqueFrugier : US Troop Deaths in Afghan War Under Obama Now Twice That Under Bush http://tinyurl.com/3gq7kqd //End the war #AfghanistanTuesday

From @Human___Rights : Armless,legless,homeless-->these are America's #afghanistan war veterans. #afghanistantuesday

From @TRTears : To anyone who has a beloved one who's been sent to fight for a lost cause, RT #AfghanistanTuesday #AntiWar

PROTESTS CONTINUE
From @Zwicky3 : Hundreds join Minneapolis protest to mark 10 years of U.S. war in Afghanistan http://alturl.com/55sbq #AfghanistanTuesday #endwar #peace

"HELPING" AFGHANISTAN
From @bboyblue : In late 2001 when the US invaded #Afghanistan they accounted for 12% of the world's opium production #AfghanistanTuesday

From @bboyblue : By 2008 it accounted for 93%, the UN reported this week that Afghanistan opium production is set to rise 61% this year #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!