As in other weeks,we had a very busy day on #AfghanistanTuesday! Tomorrow is a Veteran's Day with somewhat mystic connotations ... 11.11.11 ... and the war continues.
@susanhogarth made my day with her tweet: Dear Obama, please use the money you stole from me to GTFO of Afghanistan. Buy some transport 'copters. Ktxbye. #AfghanistanTuesday
These are some of the #AfghanistanTuesday tweets from Tuesday, November 8, 2011, that were most highly retweeted:
From @llambertschmidt : #AfghanistanTuesday 1831 US military dead, 18 vet suicides/day, uncounted wounded: Afghanistan. Chicago's Vietnam Memorial 11/11/11 at 11.
From @Antiwar2 : Think all the troops will be out of #Afghanistan by 2015? Think again. #AfghanistanTuesday
From @info_from_vcnv : US to Have Military Presence Well Past 2014 #AfghanistanTuesday http://bit.ly/uQ6x8b #Afghanistan
From @MidwestAntiwar : V @info_from_vcnv @antiwarcom @antiwar2 http://bit.ly/uQ6x8b The "Forever Plan" for #Afghanistan - and it is disgusting. #AfghanistanTuesday
A CRIMINAL WAR-AND-POLICE STATE
From @amadorlicea : #AfghanistanTuesday whether War on Terror, preventive wars started with Clinton or Bush; It's still unconstitutionally alive.
From @EvanTKelly : How the #WarOnTerror (#WarOfTerror) has #Militarized the #Police - http://bit.ly/vC2zY8 via @TheAtlantic #AfghanistanTuesday
From @amadorlicea : It's #AfghanistanTuesday I invite you to the conversation. #Guantanamo and detention Centers will be our priority. #HumanRights
From @nat_riverascott : #AfghanistanTuesday Gov should go after the ones who commit #Warcrimes #NoMeVengasConChingaderas #Peace
OUR MORAL FAILURE
From @VoiceOf1776 : "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent." -Thomas Jefferson #ows #afghanistantuesday
VICTIMS OF WAR
From @Antiwar2 : "We have shot an amazing number of people, but none has ever proven to be a threat" Gen. McChrystal #AfghanistanTuesday
From @Zwicky3 : Danger Room: CIA Drones Kill Large Groups Without Knowing Who They Are http://alturl.com/sed8f #AfghanistanTuesday #drones #war #Endwar
CUT MILITARY SPENDING
From @Antiwar2 : "End the wars when we already said, save $200 billion against what the Pentagon wants to do." #AfghanistanTuesday
From @peoplematterint : #AfghanistanTuesday Stop the wars NOW! Stop the greed that leads to wars! Stop the war in Afghanistan, Iraq. Peace Now! @MidwestAntiwar
Thanks to these tweeps, and here's to all of our #Tuesdayistas! THANK YOU!
PLUS . . . Check out the master list of #AfghanistanTuesday blog posts!