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Where is our National Guard

| Saturday, Sept. 24, 2005

A massive region of the United States has been destroyed, and its population has been scattered across the country, from Texas to New York City to Seattle. And where is our National Guard• Well, they're in Iraq.

Why are they in Iraq• Because Sept. 11, 2001, was exploited; because Halliburton and the Carlyle Group and Chevron control the United States government; and because due to a wide diversity of circumstances, we now find ourselves without an electoral process, living under an empire rather than in a republic.

And the empire is, unfortunately, no longer funded or prepared to deal with disasters, just with terrorism.

We could have handled a hurricane five years ago, but we're not in that position anymore. We now live in the United States of Homeland Security. It's time to get the NWO's Neocon puppet back to Texas where the village idiot belongs. Better yet, send him to New Orleans. Quickly please!

Charlotte Weiland

Mt. Pleasant

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