Wednesday, October 12, 2011

#AfghanistanTuesday - Top Tweets - October 11

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 fresh in our minds.


These are some of the #AfghanistanTuesday tweets from Tuesday, October 11, 2011, that were most highly retweeted:

OPENING SALVO
From @Antiwar2 : It's 6am here in Los Angeles. Why not talk about Un-Occupying Afghanistan? #AfghanistanTuesday

From @Antiwarcom : #UnOccupyAfghanistan #AfghanistanTuesday - Good morning! Can we gtfo of Afghanistan yet?

OUR MORAL FAILURE
From @merlinw : 10 yrs of war. 10 yrs of waste. 10 yrs of decay. Shameful. It's well past time to bring the troops back home. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @khaake : 10 yrs of war. 10 yrs of waste. 10 yrs of decay. Shameful. It's well past time to bring the troops back home. #AfghanistanTuesday

From @ramahkudaimi : many of warlords who US is now fighting were supported by CIA & praised by American leaders #AfghanistanTuesday

VETERANS' PERSPECTIVE / TROOPS HOME
From @Leftpalm : U.S TROOPS SPEAK OUT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jjcq6Mt8gd0&feature=youtube_gdata_player WHAT KIND OF COUNTRY HIDES HISTORY FROM ITS OWN #AfghanistanTuesday #Veterans4Peace #0ctober2011

From @SmoochArt : Just send our boys home! Let the politicians fight the wars if they'd like ;) #afghanistantuesday #unoccupyafghanistan

WHO PROFITS FROM WAR?
From @volksmenner : Peace is a brilliant idea. Alas, there's no profit in it. So we endure war after war that the profiteers may yet profit. #AfghanistanTuesday

COST OF WAR
From @aishaf786 : Thousands of people are being killed&millions of $ are wasted everyday even though your country is in debt?! #illogical #AfghanistanTuesday

From @amadorlicea : #AfghanistanTuesday Cost of War to #Milwaukee County #Wisconsin #WIunion $1,089,298,000 But there's no money for transit or teachers

VICTIMS OF WAR
From @worldcantwait : Majority of Afghanistan population is children. #afghanistantuesday #unoccupyafghanistan

From @aishaf786 : MURDER + IMMUNITY #TwoThingsThatDontMix YOU CAN'T KILL PEOPLE & GET AWAY WITH IT!! #drones #somalia #AfghanistanTuesday #Palestine #Pakistan

PEOPLE POWER
From @worldcantwait : On #afghanistanTuesday never believe the myth that relying on the democrats will stop the wars. #occupydc

RECENT PROTESTS
From @Antiwar2 : Occupy something? How about not occupying Afghanistan? Tomorrow: #AfghanistanTuesday

From @worldcantwait : #Afghanistantuesday. video from our protest against drones in DC. Cheers to everyone at #occupydc who joined in! bit.ly/oEJCce

OTHER NEWS OF THE DAY
From @JeremySapienza : I declare this Iran plot bullshit to be a US conspiracy to derail #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!