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Veterans for Peace Praises WikiLeaks; St. Louis Group Wants Medal for Informant

• Chad Garrison
By now you've certainly heard how the website WikiLeaks this week released some 91,000 classified and/or sensitive military reports detailing the failures of the war in Afghanistan.

In Washington, the release of the documents is drawing comparisons to the Pentagon Papers and has the Pentagon and the Obama administration scrambling save face. Here in St. Louis, the national organization Veterans for Peace are taking another stand all together. It hopes the leak will ignite greater resistance to what it refers to as an "illegal and immoral" war. More than that, Veterans for Peace want the person who leaked the information to get a medal.

Below are the somewhat incendiary comments (especially if you're a supporter of the war) that  Veterans for Peace president Mike Ferner posted on the organization's website yesterday:
 

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Comment by Lola Flores
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 Wow!  Who would have thought that common sense and intelligence would come out of Missouri?  Good for them.  The WikiLeaks people should get Obomber's Nobel Peace Price, lord knows they've done something towards that end.


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