from John Kaminski:
> Merry Christmas, Hawaii – and Bombs Away!
> By Cathy Garger
> Nov 27, 2007, 17:47
> It’s the end of the world as we know it. The US Military has
> officially run out of foreign lands to bomb. Apparently out of
> desperation to find a place to publicly ejaculate their huge, heavy
> loads, the US Air Force has chosen the Big Island of Hawaii as its
> bulls-eye target.
> Unfortunately for Hawaiian paradise, however, this time it’s going to
> take far more than a super size box of Kleenex to tidy up this
> particular wad containing Uncle Sam’s latest hot, dirty, and
> unquestionably most slimy mess.
> According to a recent Associated Press article, “B-2 Stealth Bombers
> Hit US Targets”, the United States government is using both Hawaii
> Alaska to expand its war games and better train pilots to unload
> mega-size Uranium bombs on – shhhh – unsuspecting North Koreans.
> Meanwhile, Uncle Sam, convincingly playing the part of one mighty
> sick, twisted Santa, is apparently reneging on his promise to make
> nice and remove North Korea from his Naughty [State Sponsors of
> Terrorism] List.
> How considerate of Uncle Sam to give such a generous warning, months
> in advance, of his impending blitzkrieg on one more unsuspecting
> nation! But, for some strange reason, the citizens of Hawaii received
> no such courtesy prior to being “cursed” with monthly bloody
> not even the benefit of predictability enjoyed by women visited every
> month by their “Auntie Flo.”
> What harm would it do, if you really think about it, for the US
> government to run a small ad in Hawaii’s federal mouthpiece, The
> Honolulu Advertiser, in which they could announce for Hawaiians the
> dates during which they should attempt to locate suitable bomb
> shelters on “that” day of the month? Well, at least it would be a
> mighty thoughtful touch!
> One seriously wonders what horrible things Hawaiians have done to
> become such bad little boys and girls that their very own
> authoritarian Uncle Sammy – who they have, after all, permitted for
> over one hundred years to play soldier upon their land and in their
> sea - would sadistically “repay” them for their warm Aloha-spirit
> hospitality by dropping bombs from stealth Air Force B-2 bombers on
> them… ‘round Christmastime, no less!
> No matter what the offense, no matter how bad Hawaiians have been to
> merit domestic air raids by their own, one certainly suspects that
> dumping many thousands of pounds of coal atop the Hawaiian Isle would
> be a far more suitable punishment (not to mention an infinitely
> eco-friendly gesture) than being forced into being sitting ducks for
> bombing practice from the heavens above!
> But times they certainly are a ‘changing! Why, once upon a time in an
> era many US War Presidents ago, it used to be that attacks on Hawaii
> were staged by other nations – Japan, for example. Now, in this
> modern post-9/11 age, any nation is fair game for attack … even when
> the people on the island you’re bombing happen to wave the very same
> red, white, and blue flag as the other forty nine states!
> No, this is no parody you’re reading. This news is so priceless I
> could not make this stuff up! The United States Air Force has
> started bombing its own country, in order to conduct what they claim
> is necessary bombing practice for North Korea – or whoever’s up for
> the next US “hit!”
> Courtesy of the AP article, released as a gift to America on
> Thanksgiving Day (when we were too busy wolfing down turkey and
> stuffing to notice or even care), we now learn, quite after the fact,
> that US B-2 “Spirit” Stealth Bombers have started routinely bombing
> the US state of Hawaii.
> According to the US Air Force website, the domestic bombing began
> year on October 23. Reportedly, the first Bombs Away event, being
> called Hawaii’s “October Surprise,” was part of an exercise called
> “Koa Lightning,” in which B-2s flew from Guam to Hawaii, dropping
> bombs on the Big Island’s Pohakuloa Training Area.
> At least one dozen of these mega-bombs were dropped the first month,
> at $1.2 million US Dollars a pop. Called “inert” and “dummy” because
> they reportedly do not explode, the Air Force tells us, as if from an
> ad for homemade jam, bombings are conducted, “the old fashioned way
> too. No laser designating the target and no joint direct attack
> munitions with global positioning system guidance. It was just the
> aviators, their instruments, a deadly airframe and some Airmen on the
> mock battlefield calling in the coordinates.”
> As these are not your Air Force standard, computer-guided, “built in,
> state of the art targeting system” drops, the aviators and their uh,
> instruments, work on a “deadly timeframe,” relying on nothing but
> gravity … and the capricious whim of Mother Nature’s tropical winds.
> So don those hard hats and heads up, Hawaii, ‘cause where those
> “old-fashioned ‘dumb bombs’ without precision guidance” land next is
> anybody’s guess! And a 2,000 lb. bomb – make that a 2,000 lb.
> anything… released from a point higher than the mountaintops that
> even a wee bit off course is definitely going to cause some poor
> Hawaiian one mighty colossal headache!
> According to the AP article, the Air Force has “only started dropping
> inert bombs on the Big Island's Pohakuloa Training Area [PTA] last
> month.” One can not help wondering if this bombing that “only”
> last month is not possibly payback for the work of outspoken
> who recently opposed the permanent stationing of the 2/25th Stryker
> Brigade Combat Team at PTA? Coincidentally [or maybe not?] Pohakuloa
> is the same live-fire test training area where mega-bombs are now
> getting dropped out of B-2 jets onto grounds where Depleted Uranium
> was discovered in August.
> With regard to the “Koa Lightning” bombing of Hawaii exercises, one
> the B-2 pilots, Major Tim Hale, stated, “This particular mission
> covers the full spectrum of what we can do.” With a nation so
> desperate to practice dropping bombs that it chooses as its Ground
> Zero the sacred, culturally rich, pristine paradise of Hawaii, there
> is no question that the full spectrum of what we can do has indeed
> been achieved … at the very lowest, bottom-of-the-barrel end of the
> spectrum, that is.
> With the bombing of Hawaii a jolly old ho (ho, ho) hum affair, not
> just the United States but the international community, too, now gets
> to witness the utter depths of just how low the United States will go
> in order to wage its aggressive wars. For to depraved Uncle Sam in
> role of Santa-Gone-Bad this holiday season, not even Hawaii –
> considered by many to be the world’s favorite tropical vacation spot
> is sacred.
> On its own website, the US Air Force reminds us that the capability
> the B-2 bombers (apparently considered the pinnacle of Air Force
> prowess) must not be underestimated. "Strategic bombers in and of
> themselves are huge force multipliers," according to Tech. Sgt.
> Richard Setlock, a JTAC from the 25th Air Support Operations
> Furthermore, according to Sgt. Setlock, "Fighter attack aircraft can
> stay on station for 45-minutes and provide six to eight bombs. We can
> have a bomber overhead for two to four hours and provide four times
> the firepower that a fighter attack aircraft could."
> The military’s orgiastic thrills and chills of “force multiplier”
> capabilities aside, one wonders how the local Hawaiian school
> are coping? What must it be like for these precious young ones,
> learning their A, B, C’s, numbers, and colors, too, with not merely
> jets overhead, but stealth bombers that provide four times the
> firepower of fighter attack aircraft?
> Distant memories of 1960s bomb drills hiding underneath kindergarten
> desks suddenly come to mind. One wonders how Hawaiian teachers go
> about explaining to tiny tots that the bombs, each weighing about as
> much as four classroom pianos... are being dropped by their own
> country, that is [gulp] by the “good guys”.
> In correspondence with Bob Nichols, Project Censored Award winner and
> weapons expert of The San Francisco Bay View, Nichols wrote of the
> bombs,, "It is just a matter of time till the 376,000 lb heavy
> hit a school playground or someone's house with the equivalent of a
> small car at 160 mph and kill no telling how many people. Just chalk
> it up to the annual required human sacrifice to keep the big Military
> payroll in Hawaii. The city fathers made a bad deal with the devil
> for a few dollars more."
> The devil may have made them do it, but do the local officials even
> know? According to Mayor of the County of Hawaii, Harry Kim, this is
> apparently not the case. "I was not aware that they were dropping
> bombs up there."
> Mayor Kim also added that the public has a right to know about what’s
> going on – and when Hawaiians can expect the 2,000 pound drops
> them from up above. "They really need to be proactive about informing
> us so we can inform the public," he said. "The public needs to know
> when these types of exercises are going on, especially those who
> Saddle Road."
> Yes, there’s no doubt about it. These bombs are a threat to Hawaii,
> and when even the local government’s top official is not made aware
> the mortal danger his citizens face on a regular basis, one suspects
> that Uncle Sam does a mighty lousy job as Federal Duck-and-Cover
> Communicator for the oblivious residing in Pacific paradise.
> As explained by the Air Force on its website, “The global reach and
> long loiter time over a target is a unique capability of America's
> bomber force. This makes the B-2 especially lethal to America's
> Furthermore, as Col. Damian McCarthy, 36th Operations Group
> elaborates, "Having the ability to stay over a target for extended
> periods, especially in a stealth airframe, gives the combatant
> commander the option to strike the bad guys at a time and place of
> their choosing."
> What none of these military load-dropping, macho-types explain,
> however, is just whose bright idea it was to use the Big Island of
> Hawaii for their bombing target practice fun. The island of Hawaii
> after all, a place where 160,000 citizens live and work, and 1.5
> million tourists from around the globe come each year to sun, fun,
> Can someone please tell me exactly when did the gentle, peace-loving
> people from the Aloha state get placed on the list as America’s
> declared “enemies” and “bad guys” in order to merit humongous, lethal
> bomb drops by B2 stealth bombers?
> One can understand why Hawaiians are a tad more than concerned about
> the very real possibility of stray, off-course bombs being dropped on
> their heads. What is even more disturbing, however, is the fact that
> these bombs – weighing roughly the same as a Honda CRX model car -
> being dropped from altitudes 18,000 feet above the mountains … onto
> grounds contaminated with deadly toxic and radioactive Depleted
> Uranium from years of live-fire training.
> Can you just imagine how 2,000 pounds of concentrated dead weight,
> dropped from the skies, will rustle up and render airborne the
> Depleted Uranium in the soils on the Pohakuloa Training Area? And
> how safe can this be, in terms of air quality, with lethal Depleted
> Uranium being re-suspended in the air by these bomb drops …
> particularly for those living in nearby towns?
> According to the Army’s 2000 health fact sheet on Depleted Uranium,
> “DU can also be inhaled when DU particles in the environment are
> resuspended into the atmosphere by wind or other disturbances.” Is
> there any question in anyone’s mind that such a heavy bomb, dropped
> from the heavens and landing in radioactive soils, creates one hell
> a “disturbance?”
> Jim Albertini, of the Malu ‘Aina Center for Non-Violent Education &
> Action says of the bombings, “This, along with other training at PTA,
> is an outrage given the presence of Depleted Uranium (DU) confirmed
> PTA. The full extent of the contamination is not yet known but the
> military is taking action that risks spreading the stuff around. It
> shows the complete disregard for the health and safety of Hawaii
> residents and the military people who train on the ground there.”
> Wouldn’t it make sense to remediate the contaminated soils at
> Pohakuloa, as is required by Army Regulation 700-48 before even
> thinking about dropping mega-bombs there? Is the Army in such a hurry
> to “practice” bombing the hell out of North Korea that it simply
> cannot wait another few months till it cleans up the mess it created
> in Hawaii by playing around there with its nuke weapons (and
> God-only-knows-what-other Uranium munitions)?
> Has this grand US imperial Empire, in its zealous myopic dream of
> waging wars at any cost, decided to totally waste the once pristine,
> lush, exotic Hawaiian island - and its very own citizens to boot?
> anyone know precisely when our nation made the decision to condemn
> Hawaii for billions of years as a radioactive “national sacrifice
> zone,” the “payoff” being the ability to wage continuous wars against
> innocent civilians … in both Hawaii as well as in far-off lands?
> Perhaps in lieu of being greeted in the future with flowered leis,
> future visitors to Hawaii’s airport should, by all rights, be
> appropriately welcomed with Army-issued gas masks and radioactive
> gear suits instead. While the Hawaiian tourist industry admittedly
> tank once photos get out depicting the rather, um, encumbered manner
> in which Hawaiian tourists will now be outfitted, on the plus side,
> troops would then be able to invade, occupy, and take as their own
> private playground vacant Hawaiian hotels and resorts where tourists
> and vacationers, fearing radioactive contamination, will no longer
> So say goodbye, all ye citizens of the world, to the former tropical
> paradise of the Aloha state! Please know you have been forewarned and
> travel to Hawaii now at your own risk.
> Vacation now on the Big Island and prepare to be greeted with the US
> military’s own uniquely gracious brand of hospitality … the invisible
> “gift” of inhaled Uranium aerosol blowing in the warm tropical winds,
> bestowed upon unsuspecting residents and tourists alike, for all
> To learn more and find out what you can do to help keep Hawaii safe
> from domestic bombing and further radioactive contamination, visit
> folks at Protect Hawaii and say Aloha to them for me.
> Cathy Garger is a freelance writer, public speaker, activist, and a
> certified personal coach who specializes in Uranium weapons. Living
> the shadow of the national District of Crime, Cathy is constantly
> nauseated by the stench emanating from the nation's capital during
> Washington, DC, federal work week. Cathy may be contacted at
> firstname.lastname@example.org .
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