I heard Watada speaking at length the other day on KTUH, our uncompromised college radio station on Oahu. His arguments were compelling. Consider that at the time Afghanistan and Iraq were invaded, most of the country supported the invasions, mainly because they were being decieved by Bush and Co., consider that most of the country has now changed their stance, consider that soldiers are also people that were decieved by lies and who have changed their views as the truth becomes clear. Consider that it is a soldier and a citizens duty to refuse an unlawful order. Watada needs to be supported. Thankyoult.org
It’s looking more likely that Honolulu Army Lt. Ehren Watada will be court martialed for refusing to serve in Iraq.
Watada’s lawyer, Eric Seitz, said the U.S. Army rejected any possibility of a settlement. Lt. Watada faces a military version of a preliminary hearing on Aug. 17. It’s expected that a court martial will follow. Watada is being slapped with a number of charges including contempt and conduct unbecoming an officer.
He may face jail time and a dishonorable discharge and lose his pay.