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APRIL 19: A DAY OF DEATH IN HISTORY
Submitted by John Birch Discuss
Apr. 19, 2006
In reverent memorial to those who have died on April 19, and as a precaution against new acts of violence from the New World Order, please work for peace on this date that draws near.
Think about it. What do all of these things have in common?
Waco, Oklahoma City Murrah Building, Bay of Pigs, the attack on Randy Weaver, the 'shot heard around the world', the attack on the Warsaw Poland Ghetto, the explosion in a gun turret on the USS Iowa.
Patriots Day, April 19, 1775 - Massachusetts, when an unordered 'shot heard around the world' began the American Revolution. This is now commemorated as a victory for the forces of liberty, as it did turn out to be the beginning of a revolution; which gave us a republic. It could have gone in many other directions. It is impossible to know the thoughts; which actually brought about this revolutionary action.
APRIL 19 1871 - " the communal revolution started with the popular initiative of March 18, inaugurates one new era of experimental, positive, scientific policy. It is the end of the old governmental and clerical world, militarism, officialism, the exploitation, agitation, the monopolies, of the privileges, to which the proletariat owes its serfdom, the fatherland its misfortunes and its disasters. We, citizens of Paris, we have the mission of achieving the modern revolution, broadest and most fertile of all those which illuminated the history. We have the duty to fight and overcome! "
---excerpt, "Dclaration de la commune de Paris au peuple franais", du 19 avril 1871.
APRIL 19 1919 - Mutiny of the Sailors in the Black Sea (19 to 21 April). Several French warships around Sbastopol (brought in to aid in stopping the advances of the Red Army) are subject to mutiny. Begins with the sailors on the battleship "France," & spreads. A delegation, made up partly of anarchist sailors, demands suspension of the war against Russia, the return of the ships to France, & no disciplining for their actions. In Sbastopol, French officers massacre participants in a demonstration to prevent them from fraternizing with the mutineers. Despite the promises of the officers, the mutineers (such as Alphonse Sauveur Cannone; see 15 February) are treacherously arrested & receive from 10 to 20 years of prison.
APRIL 19 1933 - President Franklin D. Roosevelt takes the US off the gold standard.
APRIL 19 1943 - A contingent of 2,000 heavily armed Schutzstaffel troops with tanks enter the Warsaw Poland: Ghetto . While the civilian population hides in underground bunkers, the ghetto fighters attack the Germans with incendiary bottles & a few guns. Shocked by the Jewish resistance, the SS is forced to withdraw. Unable to put down the revolt with conventional weapons, the Germans resort to setting the ghetto on fire.
APRIL 19 1952 - England: 35 Operation Gandhi supporters picket Aldermaston AWRE, a spy base.
April 19,1960 - Namibia Founding of Swapo.
April 19,1960 - After the Korean peninsula was divided at the 38th parallel. In the north, "Kim Il-sung" who was backed up by the USSR and in the south "Syngman Rhee" who was supported by the USA established each government respectively.
In South Korea, President Syngman Rhee ruled the nation with anti-communism as a state policy. President Rhee was ousted by an uprising called "the April 19 Revolution".
April 19, 1961- Failed Bay of Pigs disastrous invasion of Cuba- freedom fighters betrayed by being promised air support, which was not provided.
The declassified CIA documents show that the final invasion plan did bar the U.S. pilots from joining in the bombing runs. But the exile pilots, who had been attacking Cuban airports and other targets for three days before the invasion collapsed on April 19, "were exhausted and dispirited," according to the documents.
Initially, the CIA blamed the lack of air cover for the invasion's failure, but the CIA inspector general's report blamed the CIA itself its arrogance, poor planning and "almost willful bungling."
APRIL 19 1971 - US: Several hundred Vietnam Veterans Against the War begin an encampment on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. Launch "Operation Dewey Canyon III (April 19-23).
APRIL 19 1978 - California Governor Jerry Brown refuses a request to extradite American Indian Movement (AIM) leader Dennis Banks to South Dakota to stand trial.
APRIL 19 1980 - Colombia Founding of M-19 The "April 19 Movement (M-19)," a leftist guerrilla group.
APRIL 19 1989 -- Forty seven U.S. sailors were killed by an explosion in a gun turret on the USS Iowa during gunnery exercises in the waters off Puerto Rico. Turret explosion is initially blamed on alleged suicide pact between homosexual sailors, as conjectured by Naval Investigative Service & as leaked to NBC News.
April 19, 1992 - Protestors rally in the annual Easter Protest at the site of nuclear weapons testing, and nearly 500 are arrested.
April 19, 1992 - First attempted raid on the Weaver Family
April 19, 1993 - Federal agents attack Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, shooting or incinerating over 80 women, men, & children.
Branch Davidian compound burned to the ground with 86 persons inside, including 17 children.
April 19th 1994 - Henry Kissenger, World Affairs Council Press Conference, Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel , April 19th 1994 "[The New World Order] cannot happen without U.S. participation, as we are the most significant single component. Yes, there will be a New World Order, and it will force the United States to change it's perceptions."
April 19, 1995 - Oklahoma City At 9:02 a.m.: A massive car-bomb explosion was used as a detonator of; or a diversion of attention away from, other INTERNAL EXPLOSIONS. Demolition charges on the critical failed support columns destroyed the entire side of a nine story federal building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 persons, including 19 children inside a day care center. A decorated Gulf War veteran was later convicted for the attack.
Bombing of Federal Building in Oklahoma City sets off hunt for Arab terrorists & Muslims. Results in new laws suspending due process for non-US citizens.
19 April 1996 - Marine Corp issues treatise against "right wing" extremism
Title: Rise of Domestic Terrorism and Its Relation to United States Armed Forces
Author: LCDR Steven Mack Presley, MSC, USN
April 19, 1998 British Family Kidnapped - A British Council teacher, his wife and their 14-year-old son have been kidnapped by tribesmen while driving to the capital from southern Yemen, the embassy said Sunday. David Mitchell, 48, his wife Caroline and son Ben were seized around midday Thursday on the road from the southern port city of Aden to the capital, said David Pearce, the deputy head of mission. The kidnapping took place outside the town of Dhamar, 100 kilometres (60 miles) from Sanaa. (AFP)
April 19, 1999.......A civilian contract worker for the US Navy, David Sanes
is killed and five others are wounded on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques.
A 500 ton Navy bomb missed its target on the US Navy bombing range.
This was the incident; which rekindled, and renewed, a struggle by the people of Vieques and Puerto Rico to get
the US Navy to stop boming Vieques as it had done for 60 years.
Columbine was on April 20
They kidnapped Elian Gonzalez April 22, 2000
It is time to update a famous quote from Rev. Martin Niemoller
Freedom of religion
Freedom of speech
Freedom of assembly
The right to keep and bear arms.
Are NOT dependent on which religion or ideology someone believes. If one group can be liquidated, it will just be a matter of time before they get around YOU.
Rev. Martin Niemoller, commenting on events in Germany 1933-1939 said:
"In Germany, they came first for the Communists,
and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Communist.
Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Jew.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists,
and I didn't speak up because I wasn't a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Catholics, and
I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant.
Then they came for me, and by that time, no one was left to
-- Rev. Dr. Martin Niemoeller, July 1,
1937; arrested by the Third Reich
An update of this concept, with the United States in mind, would go like this:
"First they burned the house of the Symbionese Liberation Army and killed all of their members. Most of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as the Symbionese Liberation Army.
Then they dropped a bomb on the building of the Philadelphia MOVE group, and destroyed two city blocks, and killed 11 members. Most of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as the MOVE group.
Then they burned the house of Gordon Kahl, a tax protester, and killed him. Most of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as Gordon Kahl.
Then they burned the house of Robert Matthews, leader of "The Order," and killed him. Most of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as Robert Matthews.
Then they conducted a siege and a raid of 80-member Covenant of the Sword and Arm of the Lord religious group. Most of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as the Covenant of the Sword and Arm of the Lord.
Then they conducted a siege and a raid of Randy Weaver's family, and killed or wounded nearly everyone present; even including a baby and the dog. Many of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as Randy Weaver's family.
Then they burned the church of the Branch Davidians and killed nearly all of them. A few of us did not object because we did not believe in the same things as the Branch Davidians
And then they kidnapped Elian Gonzalez ..."
John Perna April 22, 2000