Last month (the word just got out) GIs bulldozed crops to punish
the farmers collectively for not turning in guerillas. They played
jazz during the operation, to add insult to injury. One GI cried.
Children lay in front of the bulldozers, but were dragged away.
Asked how much his orchard was worth, a farmer said, “If they
cut off my hands, would you ask how much they were worth?” (London
Independent, Oct. 12).
United States is finally resorting to fairly brutal collective
Israel destroying Palestinian homes), but they’re just brutal
enough to recruit more terrorists, not brutal enough to stun
terrorists into stopping.
Now Syria did, years ago, manage to stop fundamentalist
They murdered a whole town-full of people.
Will United States get serious about this? Will the American
people stand for it?
But come to think of it, we slaughtered the whole village of My
Lai-yet the Vietnamese drove us out. Some natives are just too dumb
to surrender; and some invaders are too dumb to back out
Fort Collins resident