22 October 2007

Depleted Uranium


Peace For Palestine


September 28, 2007

The people out there – the Iraqis, the media and the troops – risk the most appalling ill health. And the radiation from depleted uranium can travel literally anywhere. It’s going to destroy the lives of thousands of children, all over the world. We all know how far radiation can travel. Radiation from Chernobyl reached Wales and in Britain you sometimes get red dust from the Sahara on your car.’

This is a story in which the facts have been concealed from those who needed them most. It is also a story we need to know if the people of Iraq are to get the medical care they desperately need, and if our troops, returning from Iraq, are not to suffer as terribly as the veterans of other conflicts in which depleted uranium was used . 'Depleted’ uranium is in many ways a misnomer. 'Depleted’ sounds weak. The only weak thing about depleted uranium is its price. It is dirt cheap, toxic, waste.

On hearing that DU had been used in the Gulf in 1991 the UK Atomic Energy Authority sent the Ministry of Defence a special report on the potential damage to health and the environment. It said that it could cause half a million additional cancer deaths in Iraq over 10 years. In that war the authorities only admitted to using 320 tons of DU – although the Dutch charity LAKA estimates the true figure is closer to 800 tons. Many times that may have been spread across Iraq by this war. The devastating damage all this DU will do to the health and fertility of the people of Iraq now, and for generations to come, IS BEYOND IMAGINING

The radioactivity persists for over 4,500,000,000 years killing millions of every age for centuries to come. This is a crime against humanity which may rank with the worst atrocities of all time.

Since DU darkened the land Iraq has seen birth defects which would break a heart of stone: babies with terribly foreshortened limbs, with their intestines outside their bodies, with huge bulging tumours where their eyes should be, or with a single eye – like Cyclops, or without eyes, or without limbs, and even without heads.

A U.S. Department of Veterans study of 251 Gulf war veteran's families found that 67% had children with severe illnesses or birth defects.

Depleted uranium, also known as the radioactive isotope U-238, doesn't just dissolve or go away.

The genocidal US and UK military has permanently poisoned Kuwait, southern Iraq, Bosnia, the Kosovo highlands of Yugoslavia and much of the Yugoslavian Danube River basin=wherever DU fire was concentrated.

In Iraq, cancer rates have quadrupled in areas of southern Iraq bombed by the American and British state terrorists. Cases of leukemia are starting to show up among people who served as NATO occupation forces in Bosnia and Kosovo.

Pentagon officials have been forced to admit that thousands of U.S. soldiers were "unnecessarily exposed" to depleted uranium radiation in the Gulf War. But of course they claim those exposures were "not medically significant." Since Nature does not take orders from the Pentagon, however, the Gulf War Syndrome affects one out of seven Gulf War veterans. By some estimates, more than 120,000 Gulf War veterans are chronically ill

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Comment pos ted: by masher1 on 30 Sep 2007 - 07:58
America's Shame posted for ALL to see. DU does this from now on folks. Get used to it. I would learn how to help if i were you Mr/Mrs America... And Quickly.

Comment pos ted: by masher1 on 02 Oct 2007 - 02:54
Now here is the ting about Gases and how they work.
We are not just talking about Dust and Clouds the real problem is the PERCENTAGE INCREASE in the radiation component of ALL atmosphere. A permanent increase WOR LDWIDE of things like UO2 Gases.(UO2=Uranium Dioxide)

One is going to see a increase for as long as it is used and not cleaned up. The re is not one Crop,Critter,Fish or Plant not going to get a punch from this crap .

Just ask yourself "Is the recent business with Bee's and colony collapse disorde r related to global increases in UO2 Gases?" Then look at the TONNAGE the WarMac hine has used AND When they used it THEN re-ask that Question.

No one can hide from the effects. Some have Chem to stay the effects (They Think ) and the rest are sown a GM crop of binary poisons to ensure there loss.

The poisoners will all DIE. We must work AGAINST them NOW!

Comment pos ted: by dragonslayer on 06 Oct 2007 - 19:16
US Policies of aggression, nuclear arms, nuclear weapon development, nuclear wea pon use threats, and missile shields will only serve to antagonize China, Russia , and some Middle Eastern countries. The inevitable event will be one or many nu clear weapons fired against the United States in the very near future. The only thing that can stop this is for the globalization movement to stop its power grab and for native peoples to be given equal voice in institutions like the United Nations. The native peoples are the moral reserve of humanity, not the rich overbloated bankers, politicians and royalty. The world needs to come together to end racism against religions and ethnicities. We should start with Iran and immediately. The Third Major shaking of the earth on US soil was prophesized by the Cherokee long ago. Its time to listen to the native wisdom again, and let go of the snake oil politicians who are only concerned about themselves.

America has lost its self-determination as the government has been hijacked from its inhabitants by elite factions in Israel, Saudi Arabia and Europe. America n o longer operates with self-preservation as a goal. In parallel, Israel is leadi ng and sometimes following on the same suicide path.

Comment pos ted: by dragonslayer on 06 Oct 2007 - 19:24
Depleted Uranium will serve the purpose of turning the world community against t he US in future world confict certainly after the coming US-Iran war. In light o f the use of DU in the Middle East and Afganistan, the world community will dest roy the United States and Israel. This is ultimately the plan that will serve th e interests of the One World Government and New World Order.

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