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June 13, 2004

Boycott the Red Cross

Stop donating to them.

Will people be hurt by this? Yes, but that's not our fault. We didn't decide to make the Red Cross an expressly Marxist, anti-American organization. Those who have hijacked the organization have put their leftist, anti-American politics above their stated mission of comforting those in need.

If they've decided they serve the despots and terrorists of the world, let them seek contributions from their masters.

No more from us.

If anyone knows of more-deserving organizations with approximately the same stated mission as the Red Cross, please inform me.

The pro-terrorist left doesn't seem to understand that just because someone isn't being "charged with a crime" doesn't mean they should be set free. 99% of all Nazi prisoners during WWII were never charged with a crime, having committed no crimes. Fighting in a war, despite the claims of the left, is not in fact a crime.

That doesn't mean we just took the Nazis prisoners, fingerprinted them, and then released them back to fight us against us. No, we held them until the war was over.

The war with Saddam's government doesn't end with our formal occupation of the country. We might no longer be at war with Iraq, but we are still at war with the terrorists and Baathists. I haven't heard of them signing an armistice; can the Red Cross present such a document for my inspection?


Didn't think so.

Perhaps Andrew "80% of those held in Abu Ghraib haven't been charged with a crime" Sullivan can provide me with the armistice or treaty signed by the terrorists and Baathists. Perhaps Andrew "80% of those held in Abu Ghraib haven't been charged with a crime" Sullivan can provide examples to me of enemy combatants taken prisoner during a war being released, absent a prisoner exchange, before the cessation of hostilities.

It's time to call these organizations what they are, and treat them for what they are.

And it's time to call out the flighty, unserious cretins within our ranks, like Sullivan, who believe that enemy combatants taken prisoner during warfare can only be held after arraignment.

Update: Several comments point out that the International Red Cross is not the same organization as the American Red Cross, and that the latter shouldn't be boycotted. Fair enough.

As for alternatives, there's the Magen David Adom in Israel, and of course the Salvation Army.

If you donate, be sure to cc the International Red Cross, just to let them know you're not donating to them.

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