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US Admits Using Radioactive Weapons in Syria that Left Thousands of Iraqi Babies Deformed

One of the least talked about war crimes committed by the United States is the use of depleted uranium — a highly controversial radioactive waste that’s been dumped into Iraq by the ton. In spite of multiple international watchdog groups and health organizations pointing out the dangers of using DU, and in spite of the Pentagon claiming they wouldn’t use it, the United States just admitted to using it in Syria.

For those that aren’t familiar with the radioactive waste that is DU, it is the byproduct of the production of enriched uranium for use as fuel in nuclear reactors and in the manufacture of nuclear weapons. It is also the US military’s preferred material to use for armor plating and armor-piercing projectiles.

In the first three weeks of the conflict in Iraq in 2003, the US Military dumped more than 2,000 tons of this chemically toxic and radioactive waste onto the Iraqi people.

Because the half-life of DU is millions of years, the massive quantities dropped in Iraq over the course of the invasion continue to pose a serious health risk to those exposed to it. Amounts in bullets, shells, and bombs vary from 300 grams to 7 tons in the bunker-busters missiles — which rained down from the skies over Iraq — for years.

In the course of the two US-led wars in Iraq, it is estimated that tens of thousands of tons of DU have dropped from the sky onto the people.

The admitted use of DU is solely reserved to the United States and the United Kingdom. Since its adverse effects first began appearing, there’s been a massive effort to conceal the true and horrifying impact it’s had.

However, on Monday, a spokesman for the US Central Command (CENTCOM) told Foreign Policy that 5,265 armor-piercing DU rounds were used in November 2015, during two air raids against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) oil tanker convoys in the Deir ez-Zor and Hasakah provinces in eastern Syria.

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A-10 ground attack aircraft fired the projectiles from their 30mm rotating cannons, destroying about 350 tanker trucks, according to CENTCOM spokesman Major Josh Jacques.

This admission by the US that it used DU comes in contrast to a March 2015 statement from the coalition spokesman who had explicitly ruled out its use in Syria, saying, “US and coalition aircraft have not been and will not be using depleted uranium munitions in Iraq or Syria during Operation Inherent Resolve.”

While the US loves to tout the exceptional toughness of DU, they continue to ignore, and, in fact, have covered up and denied the contamination of ground and water, and the significant risk of toxicity, birth defects, and cancer when inhaled or ingested by humans or animals.

Not only does DU pose a significant risk to those who live in the areas where the US has dumped it but it is also linked to tens of thousands of potential cancer cases among American troops.

However, those numbers are only estimated because immediately after the US began dumping tons of it in Iraq, the Veteran’s Administration began blocking medical journals from accessing cancer stats in its registry.

In spite of horrific cases of cancer among us troops — who were proven to test positive for DU in their urine AFTER coming back stateside — the DoD continues to claim it is safe.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) even got on board with the coverup in 2013.

“The rates for spontaneous abortion, stillbirths and congenital birth defects found in the study are consistent with or even lower than international estimates. The study provides no clear evidence to suggest an unusually high rate of congenital birth defects in Iraq,” wrote the WHO in their summary findings of birth defects related to DU in Iraq.

However, this was in stark contrast to the findings from Iraqi Ministry of Health officials, who were involved in the same study. Doctors at the Basra maternity hospital in southern Iraq have told the BBC that they have seen a 60% rise in birth defects since 2003, according to the BBC.

The MOH officials confirmed that the joint report would furnish “damning evidence” that rates of birth defects are higher in areas experiencing heavy fighting in the 2003 war. In an early press release, WHO similarly acknowledged “existing MOH statistics showing high number of CBD cases” in the “high risk” areas selected for study, as reported by the Gaurdian.

However, none of that happened.

In spite of this coverup in the West, Iraqi doctors and multiple peer-reviewed studies have documented a dramatic increase in infant mortality, cancer and leukaemia in the aftermath of US military bombardment. In Fallujah, doctors are witnessing a “massive unprecedented number” of heart defects, and an increase in the number of nervous system defects, according to the Guardian. 

Analysis of pre-2003 data compared to now showed that “the rate of congenital heart defects was 95 per 1,000 births – 13 times the rate found in Europe.”

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Official Iraqi government statistics show that, prior to the outbreak of the First Gulf War in 1991, the rate of cancer cases in Iraq was 40 out of 100,000 people. By 1995, it had increased to 800 out of 100,000 people, and, by 2005, it had doubled to at least 1,600 out of 100,000 people. Current estimates show the increasing trend continuing.

In a 2010 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health article, Busby and two colleagues, Malak Hamden and Entesar Ariabi, reported a 38-fold increase in leukemia, a 10-fold increase in breast cancer, and infant mortality rates eight times higher than in neighboring Kuwait.

These numbers are also likely far greater than reported as women in Iraq who give birth to babies with deformities feel stigmatized and often don’t report them according to Mozhgan Savabieasfahani, a Michigan-based environmental toxicologist who won the 2015 Rachel Carson Award.

It is also estimated that the rate of congenital malformations among newborn babies is 14 times higher than that of Japan — immediately following the detonation of two atomic bombs.

And now, the people of Syria will begin their horrifying journey down the deadly path to the same fate as Iraq.

As the disturbing images in the video below from Democracy Now illustrate — War is hell.

Matt Agorist is an honorably discharged veteran of the USMC and former intelligence operator directly tasked by the NSA. This prior experience gives him unique insight into the world of government corruption and the American police state. Agorist has been an independent journalist for over a decade and has been featured on mainstream networks around the world. and now on Steemit
  • Monica Acosta-Zamora

    My Lord, when will Bush, Cheney and all the others be prosecuted for war crimes? Where is the “Geveva Convention” in all this?
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    • kathy

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    • Eric Bolt

      Zionist Kabbalah Jew terrorist, did 9/11 & everything else, to include the Kennedy’s-! They stole the office of POTUS back in the early 1800’s, when 1000’s &1000’s of Kabbalah Jew terrorist,were criminally invading TEXAS, from the Pacific Coast -! to criminally concede TEXAS, as Gods 1st Promised Land to the Jews-! [ this was hidden Secrets for hundred plus years ] until last year -! but this is the reason for all the War crimes they did Pearl Harbor, to Anthrax after 9/11-! The 1st arrest asked for before 9/11 was in 2000- early 2001 these reveal everyone involved

    • Anonymous

      “Geneva Conventions”

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    • lernin

      All wars are created and funded by the Central Banks. They fund both sides and profit off the carnage. Until the Central Banks are dissolved this will never end. They simply extort the elected officials into doing their bidding. Bush and Cheney, Feith, Perle, Wolfowitz, Zachim and all the rest of the DUAL-NATIONAL ISRAELI’S in the US government will NEVER be prosecuted because they serve the interests of the thr Rothschilds and Israel. The Rothschild Central Banks are world wide. The real enemy.

      • Doran Zeigler

        The head of the snake is the International Bank of Settlements.

        • lernin

          “… International Bank of Settlements…..” Owned by….you guessed it – the Rothschilds.

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    • G’ma G

      Thank God I quit paying taxes to this evil regime. I am no longer morally responsible for these crimes against humanity and I will never cease in my efforts to take down those sanctioning them.

    • strav

      I doesn’t apply the west

  • ooddballz

    Meh, deformed Muslims…..who cares?

    • The Cat’s Vagina

      Fuck you.

      • ooddballz

        Consume fecal matter and expire.

        • The Cat’s Vagina

          Fuck your sorry mother, for not teaching you better than this.

          • ooddballz

            My mother is not a lesbian, so she would have no interest in fucking you.
            It sounds as if your pussyhat is too tight.
            I would suggest you douche with Drano to loosen it up.

          • The Cat’s Vagina

            Run along with you, now.

    • Anonymous

      Creep

      • ooddballz

        hey dumbass, that area in not being known for being overrun with Christians.

        • Anonymous

          Hey dumbass…we didn’t say it was. Our point was that there are Christians there too…so when you say “who cares?” you are saying “who cares?” to EVERYONE there, you stooge.

          • ooddballz

            1 deformed Christian to 50 deformed ragheads sounds like a good trade off to me.

          • Anonymous

            You really are a scumbag, aren’t you? Racist pig!

          • ooddballz

            Piss off, snowflake.
            Oh, and the race card has expired, better find another card to play.

          • Anonymous

            You are the snowflake.

          • ooddballz

            Might want to get some ointment for that butt hurt.

          • Anonymous

            Whatever, snowflake. Before USA went into Iraq, the Christians there were actually able to live in safety. Now, however, Iraq is a country without a state. So…the really BAD people have taken over. We knew that this was going to happen even before 2003…President Bush was warned about it, yet went ahead with it anyway. But then, he wanted to just finish what his daddy started. However, PGW1 was not about overthrowing Saddamn, it was about getting him out of Kuwait. That mission was accomplished.

          • ooddballz

            Poor little butt hurt progtard snowflake.
            Wrong yet again, and on SOOOOO many levels/
            Lets just take a look at how well Christians were treated under Saddam, shall we?

            In 1987, the last Iraqi census counted 1.4 million Christians.[12] They were tolerated under the secular regime of Saddam Hussein, who even made one of them, Tariq Aziz, his deputy. However, persecution by Saddam Hussein
            continued against the Christians on an ethnic, cultural and racial
            level, as the vast majority are Mesopotamian Aramaic speaking. The
            Neo-Aramaic language and writing was repressed, the giving of Syriac
            Christian names or Akkadian/Assyro-Babylonian
            names forbidden (Tariq Aziz’s given name is Mikhail Yuhanna, for
            example), and Saddam exploited religious differences between Iraqi
            Christians’ denominations such as the Chaldean Catholic Church, Syriac Orthodox Church, Assyrian Church of the East and Ancient Church of the East. Over 2,000 Iraqi Christians were ethnically cleansed from their towns and villages under the al Anfal Campaign of 1988.

            Source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_in_Iraq

            Busch had mid east situation pretty well in hand, until your boy obungles got elected and snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.

            But you knew that, right? Or must I do more of your work for you and pull up the citations for that also?
            Oh wait, you are a progtard snowflake, of COURSE you will expect someone else to do the work for you.
            Well, perhaps later, if your response amuses me enough to warrant it. For now, I have a life to live, and as amusing as it is to watching your meltdown, especially knowing I created it, my life has more value than, well, you.

          • Anonymous

            Hey dummy! Nobama is NOT, in any way, our guy! We were really glad to see that nimrod go. So, you need to shut up snowflake. Sadamn oppressed everybody. He was a Sunni and most of the people were Shi’a. So he HAD to keep everyone else down to stay in power. He also did wholesale massacres of the Kurds.

            And, Tariq Aziz, even though he was a Christian, had a lot of blood on his hands. But you knew that already, right?

            We are not having a meltdown, you are. And just so you know, we support Clinton for prison.

          • ooddballz

            Wow, a progtard butthurt snowflake that seems as if it might have two neurons that connect on occasion.
            Grow a third neuron and you may be on your way to becoming an intelligent and rational person. Grow enough neurons, and you might even grow smart enough to become a conservative.

            Keep working on it snowflake, in about a thousand years, you might grow a brain.

            Unless, you were feeling the Bern? In that case, there is NO hope for you.

          • Anonymous

            Oh look at the stupid snowflake. Obviously you need it spelled out. We like Renaldus Magnus. We are conservative. We have never voted for a Dummycrat.

          • ooddballz

            Poor little butthurt progtard snowflake.
            Any person that refers to themselves as WE are either royalty, or delusional. I am certain you are not addressed as Your Highness.

            The fact that you have been strongly supportive of people who would gladly remove your head from your shoulders gives proof to the lie that you are remotely conservative. The fact that you cannot properly spell Ronald Reagan, IF that is who you were referring to as Renaldus Magnus, is proof that you are not as intelligent as your mommy keeps telling you that you are.

            I happen to be living in Europe, and have seen what the savages you are defending have in store for you. But carry on with your delusions if that is what makes you happy. When the time comes, REAL conservatives will, once again, stand to defend you and your ilk, while you search for your safe space and coloring books.

            It IS nice, however, that you seem to care about the plight of the CHRISTIANS in the mid east. THEY are the ones we should be importing, while letting the savages kill each other off.

            Well snowflake, I have wasted enough time and bandwidth on you.

          • Anonymous

            What the hell are you talking about snowflake?

            Of course we are talking about Ronald Reagan dummy. And we did not misspell his name. It is obvious that you don’t live in USA. We guess you don’t know who Rush Limbaugh is either.

            “We” can be a lot of things. In some cultures, you can refer to yourself as “I” or as “we.” You would say “we” as a form of self deprecation. As an example, you are at work, the boss would say “I think,” but the employee would not DARE to say “I think,” but would say “we think,” and the same is true in school.

            Another reason, as you pointed out is the royal “we.”

            Also, there is the “we” as in part of a group. That is the “we” we refer to ourself as.

            And, snowflake, do NOT accuse me of being a liberal. Why would we not vote for Dummycrats if we were liberal? Why would we vote conservative? That REALLY makes no sense! Voting a conservative ticket, yet expecting them to be liberals? THAT, snowflake, would REALLY be delusional.

            Another thing, dumbass…what needs to be done, is to stop creating the conditions that are CAUSING the problems…you should know this…if you find yourself in a hole, stop digging!

            We aren’t defending anyone. But, snowflake, here is the thing. We are going to let you in on a secret. There are TWO reasons for people to get out of Iraq, one is ISIL, the other is all the contamination.

            And, speaking of Iraq, Sodamn Insane was definitely NOT a nice guy. But…we really should have left him alone. He was more interested in staying in power, which is why he ruled his people with an iron fist, and was willing to kill anyone who dared to go against him. Ask the Kurds if you don’t believe us. So, what was he NOT doing? Well…throwing missiles around all the time for one thing. Wait, NK was doing that! Testing nuclear weapons? No…that was NK again. Threatening the West? Nope…NK again. You get the picture yet? And what did we do about NK?

            President GB the 2nd said the “axis of evil” and said Iran/Iraq/North Korea it is. Yet, the one who was doing the most posturing and proving themselves to be a REAL world danger…we did nothing.

            We don’t have, or need safe spaces or colouring books. We have also done our time fighting against terrorists.

          • Blaine

            “Busch had mid east situation pretty well in hand…”

            WTF??!!

            Are you talking about Anheuser Busch, or George W BUSH who had the good sense to pass a huge taxcut while starting a two-front war of choice, neither of which were winnable from the start. I didn’t know João Neves had the mid east situation in hand, are the Wahabbis drinking beer now?

  • The Cat’s Vagina

    It would probably have cost less (and been much better for everyone) if they’d just fired this nasty shit out of Earth’s orbit!

    • Blaine

      Not every rocket makes it out of the atmosphere…

      • The Cat’s Vagina

        Those that don’t probably aren’t designed to. Most “space junk” burns up in the atmosphere as it comes back down, but you don’t really want to do that with something like depleted uranium, so they’d have to build probe-worthy rockets to get that shit as far away from us as physics will permit.

        Better still, maybe we could stop digging it out of the ground and “depleting” it. I’m sure it’s a lot more harmless if you leave it the fuck alone.

        • Blaine

          Aerosolizing it at high velocity is probably not the best way to get rid of it. Especially when using it on non-hardened targets like tanker trucks. Is a war crime to use in such a manner – anyone that thinks its safe can have some ground down to submicron and sprinkled on their pillow.

        • raz-0

          A big lump of depleted uranium isn’t particularly all that dangerous. Ram a rod of it at very high speeds where you liquefy and atomize both it and the armor, and then go do things like breathing in the vicinity, and that changes.

          You also tend to not EAT said giant lump of DU. However you start abrading projectiles by firing them into the ground and such, and all of the sudden you have particulate DU that is much easier to ingest.

          DU is by definition less nasty than regular old uranium. That doesn’t make it safe. You don’t even need radiation and such to enter the picture. It’s a very heavy metal, and like all the rest are toxic. They aren’t that bad in their metalized form, but expose them to the acids of the digestive tract or any other environmental factor where they start making metal salts and such, and the math changes on how easily they get into a person’s system.

        • tvsgael2

          ET will be pissed.

        • G’ma G

          Relatively cheap to get stuff past the grip of gravity. From there it will eventually get pulled into the sun with the right aim.

    • Da

      No such a thing as “out of orbid”. We live in a closed dome…
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk4YqPtvJao

      • The Cat’s Vagina

        I don’t think you understand what the word “orbit” means, or how space travel works. To simplify it for you, let’s send the stuff to Mars. Understand now?

  • wattkid

    I call BS. Depleted uranium is just that, depleted of radioactivity. The million year half-life means it is hardly radioactive. The radioactive potassium in a banana likely presents more risk. No need to get The Vapors. No need for the fainting couches.

    • Anonymous

      So, how about showing us how safe it is, by moving to a uranium mine.

      • wattkid

        You proudly display your ignorance. Get someone to explain to you what “depleted” uranium is. It ain’t uranium as it comes out of the ground. Come back if you are every able to discuss the topic intelligently.

        • Blaine
          • wattkid

            Manufacturers of fainting couches may be a good investment for you and your friends.

          • Blaine

            Dust yours with DU and see how soundly you rest.

            And something else to keep in mind next time you attempt to school anyone on this subject – there is no such thing as “depleted Uranium” in an absolute sense, the ‘depleted’ should always be in quotes. It is only “depleted” in a general sense. It is always cross contaminated with other radioactive materials, with non-depleted Uranium isotopes, and other crap like hydrogen fluoride, and that’s before it gets sent to some processing shop where its crosscontaminated again with tooling used in the production of other radioactive materials.

        • Anonymous

          Our ignorance? Our ignorance is that DPU is only about half as radioactive as regular uranium. So…if DPU is so safe, than you should not object to moving in next to a uranium mine. U-238 has a half life of BILLIONS of years.

    • Blaine

      DU is still radioactive. If inhaled it is especially dangerous, links to birth defects continue to be anecdotal but… The biggest problem is DU isn’t a precisely controlled material by any means – the Govt lies about the effects and bases everything on research from Uranium mining, downplaying the effect of contaminants and various forms of exposure. If not a problem, grind some down to about .5 micron and dust your pillow with it, or put a pound in your kid’s sandbox.

      Its an armor piercing round, there is absolutely no reason to use it on a tanker truck or other non-hardened vehicle except to get rid of it from US stocks, or if comparable HE or other ammo types are more expensive.

      —-“Plutonium and a highly radioactive isotope, U-236, found in US depleted uranium (DU) munitions has been traced to the use of contaminated equipment at US government plants where the heavy metal was produced during the Cold War, the Pentagon said Tuesday.”—-

      —-“All samples were analyzed for the concentration and ratio of four uranium isotopes, (234)U, (235)U, (236)U and (238)U, by using a multicollector, inductively coupled plasma ionization mass spectrometry. The first results from the Jalalabad province revealed urinary excretion of total uranium in all subjects significantly exceeding the values in the nonexposed population. The analysis of the isotopic ratios identified NON-DEPLETED URANIUM.”—-

      emphasis mine

      • wattkid

        Don’t get the vapors, but the potassium in your bananas and your salt substitute is more radioactive than depleted uranium. Most people don’t ever come close to depleted uranium, but they give bananas to their kids as a treat.

        • Blaine

          It isn’t just the radioactivity, the stuff is highly toxic.

          Also, any radioactive particles in a banana are balanced out by excretion. Not to mention you need potassium to survive, not so Uranium. Also, the ratio of radioactive potassium to non-radioactive potassium never changes – it doesn’t “spike” when you eat a banana or any other potassium rich food.

          —“The same argument does not work for radioactive caesium, or for any of the radioactive pollutants given off by a nuclear power plant or related industries, because most of these materials do not exist in nature at all – and those that do exist in nature are not subject to the same homeostatic mechanism that the body uses to control potassium levels.”—

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    Iraq as well;

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  • Chocodog

    I first saw this story on MSN and had plenty to say. GE has found a clever way to dispose of their nuclear waste, sell it back to the government, I.e., us. Please go to the MSN story also and read some of the warmongering comments. Civilization teeters on the brink right now. I am afraid nothing is going to stop WWIII.

    Thanks for covering this FTP.

  • Dave Woods

    They’ve been using depleted uranium for years. Young girls between the ages of 8 and 12 with breast cancer caused by this radiation. Who is responsible for these decisions. There are other things more efficient at piercing armor so we must just be dumping it.

  • Todd Poston

    Really who cares wars war

  • permalink

    You will get more radiation from a supermarket banana than a depleted uranium round.

    More “pot stirring” on TFTP by Matt Agorist.

    I wonder of the US will now admit to using depleted uranium rounds in Iraq during the last fifteen years?

    • Blaine

      That’s why drums that held Uranium hexafluoride from the manufacturing process have to be buried and you can use old banana crates to store stuff in your basement. There is no comparison.

      And that’s before the DU round is blasted into micron and submicron oxides along with any “sister” radioactives left over from manufacturing. You could argue their necessity against a bunch of enemy tanks in an existential war, shooting them at tanker is trucks is an outright crime.

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        “You could argue their necessity against a bunch of enemy tanks in an
        existential war, shooting them at tanker is trucks is an outright crime.”

        Maybe the enemy will now stop moving their tanker trucks?

        • Blaine

          I doubt it as that was mostly for show anyway after being completely discredited by the RF campaign.

          In any event HE or training rounds would have carried entirely through a tanker, the DU rounds weren’t needed at all. The Russians made hash of them without DU and IIRC they only use DU in their MBT anti tank rounds, not in their 30mm cannon. I’m not even sure if the US makes non-DU armor piercing rounds for the A10.

          Bottom line it’s just another example of how criminal the mind is of the higher ups at DoD. They should have to dust their kids and grandkids diapers with the aerosolized oxides from this crap and use it themselves as toothpaste. Hey, if it as safe as a banana what’s the harm?

  • wattkid

    Are you still alive? I thought y’all were about to die, not from imaginary lethal radiation exposure, from a massive fit of apoplexy. Thank God for the internet. If it weren’t for the internet, y’all would be walking the streets being a menace to yourselves and others. The Dunning/Kruger Effect [look it up] is strong here. I’m sure you won’t let facts interfere with your hysteria. Motor on!

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17299528

    • Blaine

      Wow, research paper from a DOE subsidiary finds no link….surprising.

    • Anonymous

      Ok…care to explain to us why it is that so many babies are born deformed now as compared to before? Are their families deforming them?

  • TrulyMe16

    Wherever the U.S. sets their accursed foot, is followed by nothing other than a variety of destructions. It was no secret that U.S. bombing of Syria under the false pretense of confronting Daesh was actually to destroy Syria’s infrastructure. Now we know there was another reason too … to plague the destruction with radio active contamination. What the heck is happening to this world!

    • Blaine

      Is worse now than any time in my memory (born 1967). The challenges are bigger than ever, the will to confront them never lower, the ability to form coherent movements never more difficult, my country never more resembling a third world police state.

      While the media has always been complicit to some extent, now it is all about blunting and dulling any sort of positive reactive force.

      Americans don’t seem capable of following world events as they happen, only when they blow sky high and the media then supplies a doctored back-story and comprehensive frame for the present.

      Crimea, Syria, Libya, Honduras…Its a huge crime and happening on what I feel is “my watch”, though the groundwork was laid far in advance. Truly the collapse of the USSR as a counterpoint to US imperial ambitions is the tragedy of our times. It also heralded the full court press on the labor market/working classes in all the industrial nations.

      I do not see a transition to any sort of better world, and the current one is increasingly no longer capable of being ignored by distractions.

      The Federal Govt of the US needs to collapse the sooner the better. Calexit and hopefully Texit, New Yorxit, etcetrixit…

  • danielle poirier

    Did you know that most Muslims marry their first cousins? This is probably why they’re deformed!

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  • tvsgael2

    These are the weapons of mass destruction George W Bush was looking for. A tribunal in 2002 tried him with 22 war crimes. This goes all the way back to the first gulf war, with George HW Bush. Thanks to a Great full Nation docudrama illustrates how the government ignores servicemen who came back contaminated and spread it to their families. I just watched a doc on You Tube called ‘Beyond Treason, Depleted Uranium’. A must see for this subject. The U.S. uses all these weapons that have been banned by other countries. The stench of our country gets worse by the decade.

  • Dean Woodlief

    And what do you think happened to the soldiers that fired these DU rounds? The outer material is vaporized during firing and they breathed that stuff and become contaminated for life…….It was only supposed to be used as a last case scenario of being overrun by the Russians……..How to get rid of the American soldiers and over 300k tons of nuclear waste in foreign lands is the reason it’s being used

  • Gordon Klock

    This country has fallen far, far, off the cosmic moral cliff, at this point……..
    (Looks like we are the world’s biggest, stupid goon, following little Israel around, doing their ‘dirty work’, like a misguidedly faithful, doomed, dumb, dog)…..