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x x The U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA), recently re-named Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHISC), at Ft. Benning, Georgia, has trained 60,000 Latin American soldiers. Over its 50-year history, the SOA has truly earned its nickname, "School of Assassins." Graduates of the SOA have committed atrocity after atrocity, including massacres of entire communities, assassinations, rapes, torture and "disappearances."
If you'd like to read what the WHISC is saying about itself, you may visit their official Web site by clicking on the pic below:
[A Thought]:I will not play at tug o'war.
I'd rather play at hug o' war,
Where everyone hugs
Instead of tugs,
Where everyone giggles
And rolls on the rug,
Where everyone kisses,
And everyone grins,
And everyone cuddles,
And everyone wins.
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