Lt. Ehren Watada on Refusing to Serve in Iraq


MFP Commentary:
I thank Lt. Ehren Watada for his service.(to liberty) We need more Americans like him that refuse to do evil. I can’t add anything of value to what he said. — Here is a good followup: All Wars Are Bankers Wars

This guy must be familiar with General Smedley Butler and his book:   War Is A Racket

~MFP


Lt. Ehren Watada speaking at the Veterans for Peace 2006 National Convention August 12, 2006 in Seattle about refusing to serve in Iraq.

Lt. Ehren Watada speaking at the Veterans for Peace 2006 National Convention August 12, 2006 in Seattle about refusing to serve in Iraq.

 

03:38 — “….. of course loss of personal freedom they
must know that resisting an authoritarian government at home is equally important to fighting a foreign aggressor on the battlefield finally those wearing the uniform must know
beyond any shadow of a doubt that by refusing immoral and illegal orders they will be supported by the people not with mere words but by action. The American soldier must rise above the socialization that tells them Authority should always be obeyed without question…”
10:16 — “…when we say against all enemies foreign and domestic, what if our elected leaders become the enemy….” 

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