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On the 50th Anniversay of His Murder, the Most Eloquent Words on World Peace Ever from JFK

I am the first to admit I cannot watch this, no matter how many times, without feeling a lump in my throat, without feeling viscerally all the possibilities that were lost when they killed him. Is war the natural state of man? Does it HAVE to be this way? After millions of years of evolution are we destined to be always at each others throats?

Then came My President, the last president I would call my president. For if his murder was coup d'etat, then all subsequent presidents are illegitimate, as is the government, until his murder is solved and men prosecuted. And I see the answer is NO. War is now foisted upon us, by evil manipulators who kill with lies. I understand now, Mr. President. It does not have to be this way.

I ask sincerely; has anyone else watched this and shed a tear?


http://youtu.be/nf4eQhrHbKA

RELATED:

JFK was going to withdraw from Vietnam, and end the Cold War:
http://www.maryferrell.org/wiki/index.php/1963_Vietnam_Withd...

JFK nephew names 'rogue CIA' in JFK assassination plot:
http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/361731

Full speech at American University, June 10, 1963:
http://www.findingcamelot.net/speeches/1963/commencement-add...

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Kennedy's Peace Speech



Here (below) is a slightly fuller version of that same speech by President Kennedy.

He speaks about changing our Foreign Policy in pursuit of "World Disarmament", "eliminating War and Arms", and at the very end states boldly that The United States will never start a War on his watch.

Watch it at: Kennedy Redefines U.S. Policy and Ends The Cold War



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This was...

...a great speech with great principles. The one thing that gives me pause, though, is when he mentions 'world law' and working through the UN to achieve the goals of peace. Would that world law have stripped nations of their sovereignty? (Of course, for us who believe in natural law, that is a type of global law, which applies above and beyond what any nation-state might claim or dictate.)

JFK knew the idea of "pre-emptive war" is patently

...absurd.

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sharkhearted's picture

WELL SAID!

As always....thank you for your posts.

I agree completely.

~Chris
Norfolk, VA

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Now I wonder if the Berlin Wall would have fallen

...that much sooner had he lived and the Cold War never got off the ground. A hard line on one side always strengthens the hardliners on the other, this is what Neocons can never understand.

"In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it."

John F. Kennedy

Your favorite JFK quote here...

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Slaughts31's picture

Oye

"The United States, as the world knows, will never start a war."

My question is, how could one so young be so wise? JFK was

...only 43 when he was elected. Perhaps his lifelong battle with pain and debilitation made him think a lot and become wise beyond his years. Little known that he was a very sickly man. That didn't stop him from swimming miles in the Pacific to save his comrades in WWII. I think he was also our funniest president. When asked how he came to be a war hero he just said "It was involuntary. They sank my boat."

JFK's Addison's probably caused by rare autoimmune disease
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/booster_shots/2009/08/jfks-a...

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DakotaKid's picture

Thanks for sharing

I'm to young to speak with any knowledge on that generation, but the videos I watched after were very telling as to why he was killed. RP would have suffered the same fate and i would bet he fully was aware of that.

Not if I was there to jump in front of him and take the bullet

...and you can take that to the bank, ba-BEE. Now quit worrying and get to work.

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