An Emergency Kit To Stop The War - U.N. Res. 377
- an Emergency Kit to Stop the War
From John Leonard
Save a few precious minutes for something that can work - Uniting for Peace!
Uniting for Peace (UN Resolution 377) empowers the General Assembly to call up peacekeeping troops when the Security Council is blocked - like it has been for months. The General Assembly can call on members to take collective action within 24 hours to forestall an act of aggression!
It's a last chance to save the children of Baghdad from the Mega-Terror of "Shock, Awe" and hundreds of thousands of horrible deaths - and to stop George Hitler Walkyre Busch's stab at the heart of the world's energy supplies.
What to do: Fax or E-mail to the General Assembly asking for a vote on an emergency peacekeeping action per Res. 377.
How to do it: with this Uniting for Peace blaster kit ( http://www.waronfreedom.org/uniting4peacekit.html ).
1. Write your message, whatever comes to you. It can be brief.
2. E-mail your inspired memo to the list of 200 addresses of UN Missions in New York at www.waronfreedom.org/petition.html (sample message there has links to more details about Unitingor Peace.) Please send a copy to me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you'd like it posted on the site, too.
Select some soundbites, add your own:
A. Appeals on humanitarian grounds.
B. The UN's charter and purpose.
C. Self-interest! If they let Bush in there, his clique will hog the world's oil until it runs out!
D. Important point: this petition is NOT against America, but to save US. Bush didn't even get as many votes as Al Gore. We have been hijacked by a traitorous terrorist clique.
E. the Bush dynasty's close links to Nazism (and the royals);
F. independent researchers have shown beyond doubt that the WTC disaster was an inside job like the Reichstag Fire, Gulf of Tonkin hoax or Operation Northwoods.
G. France and Germany already promised to send peacekeepers - so do it before half a million people are killed, not after, right?
H. Jimmy Carter declares the "unilateral attack on Iraq" an unjust war "almost unprecedented in the history of civilized nations." (NY Times, March 9.) It's like Guernica, magnified 100 times - destroying a city in order to "save" it.
I. Dick Cheney's Halliburton Co. wins a Pentagon contract to rebuild Iraq's oil field after war. (SF Chronicle, March 8)
J. The attack has nothing to do with WMD (see http://csf.colorado.edu/mail/wsn/2003/msg00333.html - the Pentagon knows Iraq's weapons were destroyed in 1991).The war has everything to do with oil, obeisance to the apartheid state of Israel, and an international plutocratic-monarchistic elite (royal families are why Spain and Bulgaria are on board). The invasion has been planned by the "neo-cons" (right, neo-fascists) at least since the 1970 oil crisis. (See footnotes to www.waronfreedom.org/unite4peace.html , a sample message with links on the next two points too.)
K. This is a throwback to religious war, too. Bush says he knows God's will better than the Pope - he is "out of control." Behind him, 70 million Americans are pushing for Armageddon in the Middle East, to fulfill an insane superstition of "the Rapture."
L. Bush says, "We really don't need United Nations approval. We really don't need anyone's permission." Really? Let's show him!
M. Ask for a UN Vote to lift the sanctions on Iraq! Policing that process can provide a diplomatic face-saving formula for the presence of armed peace-keepers. Or position a few thousand blue helmeted troops patrolling the fence to Kuwait, that will certainly be enough moral suasion to stop the US army.
N. The General Assembly represents the Whole World. The Bush clique can't claim the whole world is wrong - and they can't bribe the whole world, either!
3. Fax blast - The Big One!
This is really worth while. Faxes make a much more powerful impression than e-mail. Your fax can easily end up on the ambassador's desk.
See details at www.waronfreedom.org/activists/un4pfax.html and - Blast away! Click on send, and 180 faxes will go off at once.
Pass this message on widely, too, please... post to networks and websites...
Other worthwhile E-actions -
http://www.moveon.org/emergency/ - online petition to the Security Council.
Quick and E-Z! Don't forget to use the Comment Field to ask for a vote on Uniting for Peace!!
Lobby Turkey to stand firm - www.waronfreedom.org/activists/turkvote.html . Has 500 email addresses. (You might need to split the list up into smaller ones to go easy on your computer's e-mail software.)
Send a vote of No Confidence in Traitor Blair to 100 Members of Parliament - http://www.waronfreedom.org/activists/blastblair.html - let's bring down his government!
(If you have a longer list of MP's emails, please send right away to email@example.com)
Also worth a try - plead with the Pope to be a human shield in Baghdad. See http://www.rense.com/general35/topope.htm . E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org , fax  39-06698- 85378. (In 1980 he helped Solidarity stave off a Russian invasion by threatening to go and make a stand in Warsaw.)
Greenpeace, http://act.greenpeace.org/ams/e?a=506&s=blue2s Site lets you generate three different letters to the Security Council, one to the undecideds, another to the peace block and one more to the war party. You can preface the standard text with your own views. This is what I wrote in.
Peace party - Bush keeps taunting the UN that it will be irrelevant if it does not act on Iraq. In a way, it's true... Please go beyond words and take action. Instigate a Uniting for Peace initiative in the General Assembly, and send peace-keeping troops to Iraq BEFORE half a million people are murdered - NOT AFTER!
Undecideds - Don't believe Bush's promises. Once you let him set up a world dictatorship, you won't be able to stop him. The USA stopped Hitler, but if you let a mad militarist USA take over the world with a Nazi-style blitzkrieg, there will be no one to stop them? Then how will you collect on their promises? Especially since Bush is bankrupting America! Bush is bluffing - his clique won't do this without a coalition of the willing. Their rulebook insists on a psychological victory before the military one. Don't give it to them.
War party - Remember Nuremberg? That was the trial that set important precedents in law: pre-emptive strikes are war crimes, and "orders are orders" is no excuse. Don't be an accomplice to the most absolutely one-sided genocide in history by a superpower on a small helpless country - worse even than Bush Sr's massacre of Iraq ten years ago. Do whatever you can to put a brake on the insanity your country's "leaders" have embarked on.
One last point. Time is short. Please lobby for Uniting for Peace before any more petitions to Congress or White House (projects that may feel good, but have as much chance of stopping the blitz as a love letter to Adolf Hitler!) Don't believe it? See the story on Congress fiddling like Nero: http://www.csmonitor.com/2003/0228/p01s01-woiq.html
PS. Some people have worries Uniting for Peace would help the UN to become a New World Order. That is old propaganda generated by America's plutocrats to hide the fact that they, the US-UK cabal, are the real global tyrants. (Documented by Glen Yeadon in his book The Nazi Hydra in Fascist America, http://www.spiritone.com/~gdy52150/noon.html )
It's pretty obvious if you think about it. Whenever a gang of countries had the power and the will to attack a weaker one, they never asked the UN to do it! Invasions have gone on all through history. UN Peacekeeping Actions are simply a way of reining in such banditry. Peacekeeping is not military occupation.
Uniting for Peace has been used on ten occasions - the first was by the USA against Britain and France in the Suez Crisis. It is a valuable check and balance on the permanent members of the Security Council.
from John Leonard, Tree of Life Publications, PO Box 126, Joshua Tree Calif. 92252