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Ward Churchill

Ward ChurchillAKA Ward LeRoy Churchill

Born: 2-Oct-1947
Birthplace: Urbana, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist, Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Compared WTC victims to Adolf Eichmann

Military service: US Army (1966-68)

"True enough, they were civilians of a sort. But innocent? Gimme a break. They formed a technocratic corps at the very heart of America's global financial empire -- the 'mighty engine of profit' to which the military dimension of U.S. policy has always been enslaved -- and they did so both willingly and knowingly. Recourse to 'ignorance' -- a derivative, after all, of the word 'ignore' -- counts as less than an excuse among this relatively well-educated elite. To the extent that any of them were unaware of the costs and consequences to others of what they were involved in -- and in many cases excelling at -- it was because of their absolute refusal to see. More likely, it was because they were too busy braying, incessantly and self-importantly, into their cell phones, arranging power lunches and stock transactions, each of which translated, conveniently out of sight, mind and smelling distance, into the starved and rotting flesh of infants. If there was a better, more effective, or in fact any other way of visiting some penalty befitting their participation upon the little Eichmanns inhabiting the sterile sanctuary of the twin towers, I'd really be interested in hearing about it."

Father: Jack LeRoy Churchill
Mother: Maralyn Lucretia Allen
Wife: Dora-Lee Larson (common-law wife, m. 1977, div. 1984)
Wife: Marie Annette Jaimes (m. 1987, div. 1995)
Wife: Leah Kelly (d. 31-May-2000, car accident)
Wife: Natsu Taylor Saito

    High School: Elmwood Community High School, Elmwood, IL (1965)
    University: AA, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, IL (1972)
    University: BA Communications, Sangamon State University, Springfield, IL (1974)
    University: MA Communications, Sangamon State University, Springfield, IL (1975)
    Teacher: Black Hills State College, Spearfish, SD
    Professor: University of Colorado (1990-2007)

    American Indian Movement expelled 24-Nov-1993
    Soldier of Fortune designer
    Driving without a License
    Civil Disobedience
    Underage Drinking Lewistown, IL Feb-1966
    Assisted by the ACLU
    Cherokee Ancestry Maternal (uncorroborated)
    English Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking


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