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Forum Post: About My Fight Against The System

Posted 12 years ago on Oct. 31, 2011, 5:06 p.m. EST by cpmorrison26 (2)
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My name is C.P. Morrison.  I went AWOL in protest to the war, and while AWOL I started an anti-corporate, anti-this government website called Airborne Nation in 2009 that works via facebook.  I am a former Airborne Ranger, ironically, who met all of the initial selection requirements for the Green Beret. I spent almost all my time spent on active duty on hazardous duty pay.  I was apprehended by federal warrant this summer after six years. I faced a court martial which I beat because my unit command refused to pursue me and the Army tried and failed.  Now a veteran, fully discharged as of last month, I wish to lend my full support, and that of my website to the Occupy Movement.  I have already risked prison and my life for the cause, trying desperately since 2009 to spark revolution via the internet.  I have traveled and lived everywhere from Mexico to Canada, LA to NYC learning about our people and their plight first hand.  Though I have recently fallen ill, I would be willing to speak if so desired and offer my unique perspective as my condition is improving.  Thank you, Power to the People!!



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[-] 1 points by cpmorrison26 (2) 12 years ago

Six years AWOL as a revolutionary, get it?

[-] 1 points by cpmorrison26 (2) 12 years ago

For going AWOL. Someone who risks prison, a lost career as an elite soldier, who has the courage to create a website against the war while evading the government successfully is in fact the definition of a Revolutionary. Soldiers who go AWOL to fight the cause of the rebellion are often great revolutionaries. The only disgrace would have been killing women and children for Lockeed Martin and Halliburton.

[-] 1 points by EasterRising (35) 12 years ago

AWOL Soldiers are not revolutionaries.

It is a disgrace to abandon your unit.

Six year old federal warrants have nothing to do with going AWOL in 2009.

Why would the movement require the assistance of someone like this?