i (i) wrote,

i just visited the monumento de memorias y la verdad, in san salvador, which is modeled after the vietnam memorial and documents some 28,000 dead over the ten years when ronald reagan poured 500 billion into el salvador in support of its oppressive dictatorship. it´s about half the number of names on the vietnam memorial, but, considering that the population of this country is about 4% of that of the US, it´s the equivalent of 700,000 american deaths.

this is just a small part of the legacy of the hero of the republican party. as far as i´m concerned, he and his worshippers can rot in that hell they profess to believe in.

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