Thursday, March 24, 2011

The Assassination of John Lennon

1980 - America starts its remilitarization campaign

Before Grenada, before Panama, before Yugoslavia, before Iraq, before Afghanistan, before Pakistan...

Before the US population had been re-militarized after Vietnam...

John Lennon, the highest profile, most outspoken opponent of US wars, was shot dead on his door step just weeks after George Bush Sr. was elected President (Vice President under a senile figure head.) 

Unlike Martin Luther King, John Lennon wasn't killed for opposing the Vietnam War. He was killed because he would have been effective opposing the re-militarization of the nation. 

Forty years old, at the height of his creative powers, beloved, outspoken, inspired, the Masters of War knew exactly how dangerous Lennon was to their plans for the next thirty years. 

John Lennon, 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980

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