From the volunteers who worked tirelessly to rebuild Joplin, Missouri, and the Miyagi prefecture in
Japan; to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to ensure their country's freedom; to Gabrielle
Giffords and Austin Whitney, who triumphed in the face of adversity: 2011 has shown us that
inspiration can spring from the most tragic events.

Colin’s Comment:
With so much pain, can we not see that we must take the love and work harder with it – Much work
still to do but with that passion, that determination and that love,  we can build a new way.

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Lets turn this love into action by which we
change this insanity.
Posted December 7, 2011
Labrador retriever Hawkeye lays by the casket during the funeral of
his owner, Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson, 35. (Getty Images)
Soldiers of Conscience
Posted December 7, 2011
By Colin Andrews

"I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does
is permanent" - Mahatma Gandhi

"When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won.
There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they
always fall. Think of it--always"  - Mahatma Gandhi
These Are All Our Kids
These are our kids
Below dated Dec 7, 2011
Thanks To Retired U.K. Journalist and my friend David Haith who has done more than most people know to educate,
inform and open important debates. My e-mail in reply to sending the above:

This made me cry Dave.

That young girl in hyper-ventilating state in sheer terror - this is what we are doing to our kids.  They are all kids, the
soldiers pulling  the triggers and the innocent dragged out of their homes with no understanding of who is behind all
this?  There has to be a very dark dismal place where the road plans are set and these evil bastards then call upon
our kids to do what they do not themselves.

Im going to post a piece but you know Dave, the changes that are taking place will reach a very dangerous line, a line
which these very people will fight us to maintain.

Its another reason I so strongly support Occupy.  Its the first time in many years I can see my own frustrations being
reacted to - the voices of many at last being heard.  When policeman and soldiers also start questioning whose side of
this they are on, we know something very BIG is taking place.

Best to my mate back home (CA: England).


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Thanks for this Colin - we are on the same page.

It's my 70th birthday tomorrow and I'm having a birthday breakfast for a few friends at a local hotel by the river.
Pity you can't be there - but you're invited! I do hope we see some improvement in the world before I'm communicating
with you through a medium!
Let us both create a union for peace and more happiness in the world Dave. I will seek you out as my solid good friend
when we both find ourselves in the next world. I will be there with you and for you.

Thank you for all you do Dave - I dont know if you have sat back ever to think of the light and hope you have given
many like me over the years.  Those thousands of readers of the newspapers you wrote in, on subjects that would not
have seen the light of day had it not been for Dave Haith.  Thank you my friend, thank you.


A family in Iraq forced at gun point out of their home - not speaking English and wondering why they have guns pointing at them, they are
in ghastly shock and the kids are in hyperventilation, almost a state of collapse. The guns aimed at their heads are American kids also -
sent by men in black suites working to an undisclosed road-map. This insanity must end. The people must be stronger than these
mysterious men and we must Occupy 2012 and beyond and take back our democracy.   Change MUST come, it simply must - Colin.
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