From:   Matthew Bralow <mbralow@gmail.com>
Sent time:   Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:40:54 PM
To:   september17@googlegroups.com
Cc:   keish.kim@gmail.com
Subject:   SPAM-MED: [september17discuss] Re: Why I am going to protest at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia.
 

+1

 

On 10/27/11, Jon Good <therealjongood@gmail.com> wrote:

> I feel obligated to point out that it's corporate profit motive that's

> driving brutality in Latin America and repression of immigrants in the U.S.

> The directive to maintain the SOA comes from the corner offices of Wall

> Street, not from Fort Benning. As long as companies have their screws in

> our government and can get our politicians and generals to think that

> "certain regions" need to be "secured" for "the good of the economy",

> America will keep on using its resources to train death squads, fund drug

> cartels, and murder anyone who tries to stand up for the rights of the

> people.

>

> So I would love to suggest that people really bring the message that the

> Army and ICE are all just stooges for making Citibank and Goldman

> Sachs richer. They're doing the work that drives immigrants from their

> homes, and that keeps them as an underclass of cheap, exploitable labor when

> they come here in search of opportunity. Wall Street owns our military.

> Wall Street owns our borders. Wall Street owns the whole darn government.

>

> Solidarity,

>

> Jon

>

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