Video: Battleship Iowa
The Iowa battleship has been moved to the Port of Los Angeles to serve as a floating museum in San Pedro.
Read Steve Chawkins’ article: Warship museums are not assured victory as tourist draws
July 8, 2012, 9:45 pm
This ship is nothing to be proud. Your/our tax dollars paid for it. and it represents waste and death. U.S. now is a War-monger nation. We export War, Death, destruction and drugs. We are not nation builders, we are nation destroyers. The highest decorated Marine General Smedly Butler said it, when he said. "WAR IS A RACKET", meaning it's a game for those that profit from it. The industrialist who make it's war machines, and the bankers who financed the Military Industrial Complex. The Bankers funded both sides of every war, so they could double dip profits, and their sons and daughters didn't fight in these wars other peoples sons/fathers/daughters/moms/bother/sisters fought and died while they sat at home of in their offices and profited from it.
HERE IS GENERAL SMEDLEY'S ARTICLE:
I dedicate this article to all of my fellow Veterans out there. I served with the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry from 2001-2003. I was a mortarman. During my time in the army I went from being a nieve little boy to seeing the realities of war. I never saw 'action' and I never wanted to but alot of my friends did. I even lost one in Afghanistan. What are you fighting for? Who are you fighting for? The most decorated marine in US history will tell you..
July 29, 2012, 9:21 pm
Ok, war is something we don't look forward to, but it is what keeps us free. Free is how you and the rest of us live, to go where we want when we want, without someone telling us we can't. This ship , along with all the others help us keep our freedom, along with all the men and women that served to help us be free. If you can't or wont see that, then I feel sorry for you. War is the ugly side of freedom, everything has a price. The job you have today is a result of a "War", think about it, in one way or another.
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