Monday, October 11, 2004

Breaking Ranks: A Soldier Speaks Out

(courtesy Disinformation: The Gateway to the Underground)

Mother Jones

More and more U.S. soldiers are speaking out against the war in Iraq -- and some are refusing to fight.

MIKE HOFFMAN would not be the guy his buddies would expect to see leading a protest movement. The son of a steelworker and a high school janitor from Allentown, Pennsylvania, he enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1999 as an artilleryman to “blow things up.” His transformation into an activist came the hard way—on the streets of Baghdad.

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