Skip to comments.The leftists are protesting again, anything new?
Posted on 10/21/2005 8:34:43 AM PDT by batter1345
This is taken right off of their website: "On November 2, 2004, George Bush was elected to a second term in the White House. He claimed the election gave him a mandate to carry forward his brutal occupation of Iraq. But less than a year later, things in Iraq have gone from bad to worse, and the antiwar movement is gaining steam.
Nearly 2,000 U.S. troops and over 100,000 Iraqis have been slaughtered. Ethnic and religious tensions in Iraq have surged to the surface, and civilians fear for their lives from attacks by sectarian militias. Iraqis lack basic necessities such as food, electricity, and clean water.
The United Nations Development Program says that nearly half the children under five are malnourished. A study from the University of Baghdad estimated that the unemployment rate may be as high as 70% (The Economist, 8/20/05).
Support for Bush and the war in Iraq is lower than ever. Only 38% approve of Bush's handling of Iraq and 56% want some or all the troops brought home now (Washington Post, 8/12/05).
But just because Bush and the war are unpopular doesn't mean the pro-war politicians and their corporate backers will just give up and bring the troops home. The U.S. invaded Iraq to seize control of Iraq's oil wealth and to strengthen U.S. domination over the whole region, and Bush won't end the occupation unless a massive antiwar movement forces him to.
Now is the time to build such a movement. We can't remain passive while innocent Iraqis and U.S. troops are slaughtered for oil and empire. We can't count on corporate-controlled politicians to end this war. It's up to regular people to take action. And just like the grass-roots movement that forced Nixon to end the Vietnam War, our generation can also defeat Bush.
That's why Youth Against War and Racism is calling for a National Day of Action on November 2, the anniversary of the reelection of George Bush. We are calling on students to protest and walk out of classes against the war and military recruitment in our schools. By taking bold action, young people can help ignite a powerful, combative antiwar movement capable of forcing an end to the war."
My school's College Republican group has shown some interest, and I think that it would be a good opportunity to show these people that they need to hear some reason. We have a few people that I know of thusfar that want to attend, and I am sure Protest Warrior will show up as well. I know most of you might have jobs, I do as well, but I think it is such a great opportunity to take a half day and enjoy the usual crowd in the Common.
The Peasants are revolting!............
Why are you giving that site publicity?
And I'm helping to show just how dumb they really are! "Who's Foolin Who"
God Bless Our Troops!
Nuke the Gay Baby Whales for Christianity
Might be our newest troll. Check out his/her member date. It's today.
Hm.. I am not a toll, but, I was showing you where I got the information from. And to show everyone where they are staging across the country. Plus it gives out information pertinent to the event itself. I think that the site is moronic, but again, I was just showing it because you can see who is putting it on etc etc. I got this website from my College Republican's president and I just figured I would be as thorough as possible. I apologize if I seemed like a troll, but if my group gets their act together I will attend this event just for entertainment. I am trying to get as many people as possible to go, I apologize again.
Good! I was worried because I don't have any change on me.
Oh how witty of yourself... just because I made a typo, and I am tired... yeah I appreciate it buddy. Think what you want...
I think you should probably get some sleep. You're a little cranky when you're tired.
Typo based puns are a regular industry around here. I'm series! They're really hugh here.
Well it is sort of hard to get to sleep when you are still at work, but if you want to be like you are, then frankly I don't care if you or anyone else shows. I was referred to this website like I said by my group's president. But again, suit yourself... just be a jerk... see what I care. And with that, I am done responding to you.
"brutal occupation of Iraq"
LOL. Lethal stupidity.
And I was all exited about meeting up with a group of cranky narcoleptics.
Who licked the red off your candy, n00b?
I guess we weren't worshipful enough.
Wanna help welcome a fiesty n00b?
I may be a noob, but I hope to heck I don't go through the gaultlet like that!
You're not really a n00b, you fit in too well. Welcome back! (Who were you before?)
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