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Does America denounce war and proclaim peace?

“She (America) goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy.”

– John Quincy Adams

“We are a peaceful people”

– George W. Bush.

“[Our] people are not a warlike nation. It is a soldierly one, which means it does not want war but does not fear it. It loves peace, but also its honor and freedom.”

– Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf

Let’s look at the numbers:


0-Times Panama has invaded America

6-Times America has invaded Panama (1895, 1901, 1908, 1912, 1925, 1989)

2-Times America has invaded the Dominican Republic (1916, 1965)

0-Times Dominican Republic has invaded America

2-Times America invaded Iraq

0-Times Iraq invaded America

2-Military missions to occupy Lebanon (1958, 1983)

0-Lebanese troops sent to USA

1-Times the UK has invaded the USA

0-Times USA has invaded UK (Note: The United Kingdom is the only state that has done unto us more than we have done to it)

3,000,000-South East Asians killed in native country by USA

0-Americans killed at home by South East Asians

40,000-Nicaraguans killed by USA supported terrorists

0-Americans killed by Nicaraguans

100,000 to 800,000-South Koreans killed by U.S.-backed Synhman Rhee government

0-Americans killed by Synhman Rhee government

100s-Chad villagers tortured, poisoned or burned to death by a USA trained and supported government

200,000-Columbians killed by American backed military and allies

1-American bombings of Serbia

0-Serbian bombings of America

180,000-Killed by USA supported death squads in El Salvador and Guatemala during the 1980s

0-Americans killed by Salvadoran and Guatemalan supported death squads in the 1980s.

32,000-Killed by U.S.-backed fascist governments in Uruguay, Chile and Argentina

2-Number of Americans murdered by the governments of Uruguay, Chile and Argentina while in the United States

600,000-Killed by U.S. client Suharto in Indonesia in 1965

0-Killed by Suharto in the USA in 1965

500,000-Children who died as a consequence of American bombing and sanctions from the time of the Gulf War to Operation Iraqi Liberation

2,800-Killed in September 11, 2001 attacks

4,000-Afghan civilians killed to date from Operation Enduring Freedom

100,000-Iraqis killed to date from Operation Iraqi Freedom

1,400-Americans killed to date from Operation Iraqi Freedom

750,000-Iraqis killed since the first Gulf War, through the sanctions and the liberation

1,700-Americans killed since the first Gulf War, through the sanctions and the liberation

200,000-Americans suffering from Gulf War Syndrome

“There is at the head of this great continent a very powerful country, very rich, very warlike, and capable of anything… the United States seems destined to plague and torment the continent in the name of freedom.”

-Simn Bolvar (the “George Washington of South America”)

192-Sovereign countries in the world

135-Countries in which the USA has an “Active Duty Military Personnel”

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