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rhh1 at gotadsl.co.uk
Tue Jul 22 17:48:54 MDT 2003
David (dms) said:
> We have, I know, discussed this before.
So it is about time comrades got in line ~ we have a war against capital to
fight, not just a discussion group.
>"We said" before: No War, No Invasion. We say now
> "Troops Out." Those who are concerned about the well-
> being of their loved ones in the military will be more
> than willing to meet those demands half-way, since the
> meaning of the demands is clear, and includes no future
Exactly right. 'Troops out' is direct. It is also a call from Northern
Ireland. One war everywhere, Iraq, Belfast, Flint factories, Chile.
'Troops out' applies to all of these places (oops! - I forgot Canterbury.
The troops here, the Royal Irish Regiment, fresh from Basra, are not my
troops - they invade my town as much as they invaded Basra and Belfast.
When the workers see that, that is the day of revolution.)
> Or we could try something a little more direct-- like,
> Don't die for Halliburton.
No. That is a demand to individual soldiers. 'Troops out' is also a demand
on the state. It is a challenge to the state. That is the road we must
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