Wednesday, October 12, 2011

#AfghanistanTuesday - Top Tweets - Oct 4

As in other weeks,we had a very busy day on #AfghanistanTuesday! This week, protests against the Afghanistan War, in Chicago and around the country and around the world, were just days away.


These are some of the #AfghanistanTuesday tweets from Tuesday, October 4, 2011, that were most highly retweeted:

OUR MORAL FAILURE
From @sethfreytag : No flag is worth its weight in blood. #AfghanistanTuesday

2014 ... OR FOREVER ....
From @Kate_Chase : Hey folks. It's #AfghanistanTuesday w US plans to extend troop presence well past '14, I think we should join discussion. @MidwestAntiwar

From @ronpaulrca2012 : Lets not fight another country's civil war. The graveyard of empires has earned that name for a reason. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @LibertyWebA : #AfghanistanTuesday Besides being totally immoral, where is the progress? This war has been a failure in every measure. @MidwestAntiwar

From @AnthonyIanozi : RT @The__Forest - @BarackObama: End The Wars & Military Actions & Watch Our Terrorist Threat Level Vanish! #AntiWAR #AfghanistanTuesday

VICTIMS OF WAR
From @MoniqueFrugier : Afghanistan death toll for US at highest level since war began 10 years ago http://tinyurl.com/3hx7kwo #AfghanistanTuesday #StopTheWar #Afganistan

COST OF WAR
From @Spudlovr : Wisconsin taxpayers will pay $772.6 million for Iraq war spending in 2011 = 18,548 firefighters for one year #wiunion #afghanistantuesday

From @AnthonyIanozi : We have 700+ bases in 150+ countries.... Every $1B spent on military costs 3,222 jobs and we spend trillions on wars! #AfghanistanTuesday

MILITARY RECRUITING
From @khaake : As we speak, a military recruiter is approaching a kid like yours to convince him to join up to fight for god & country. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @AnthonyIanozi : ~3,000 Americans died on 9/11. ~6,000 Americans died in Afghanistan. Support our troops? THEN BRING THEM HOME! #AfghanistanTuesday

OBAMA
From @AnthonyIanozi : So why did Obama send ten thousand troops to Afghanistan -- and win the peace prize? #AfghanistanTuesday

CURRENT PROTESTS
From @amadorlicea : #UnoccupyAfghanistan I like this TT perfect for this #AfghanistanTuesday

From @Tosfm : #OccupyWallStreet AND #UNoccupy #Afghanistan! #AfghanistanTuesday via my friend @Scarry

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

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