Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Stop Occupations: Make 4 July Independence From America Day

By Dr Gideon Polya, Countercurrents.org, July 4, 2011 

We all  know the great words of the 4 July 1776 American Declaration of Independence: “ We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. However these words did not apply to American Indians or to African slaves then any more than they apply today to Indigenous People in Palestine , Iraq , Afghanistan , Somalia or indeed in any part of the World under violent US hegemony. The World must make 4 July Independence From America Day.

These great words beloved of all decent folk today were an immense lie in 1776 and hid a major strategic objection of Independence for the Thirteen American Colonies: the invasion and ethnic cleansing of Indian lands to the West. . . .

Continues >>
Post a Comment