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March on the Pentagon [commie groups gather to protest 6th anniversary of Iraq War]
Party For Socialism and Liberation (Workers World Party offshoot) ^

Posted on 03/09/2009 9:11:26 AM PDT by ETL

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Statement from the ANSWER Coalition:
We are organizing a Mass March on the Pentagon on Saturday, March 21, and it is important that you and your family, friends, co-workers and fellow students put on your marching shoes that day. People are coming from all over the country.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: answer; canswer; communismkills; communists; notapeacemovement; psl; troopsoutnow; workersworldparty
The 6th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War is on Thursday, March 19th, but the protests are being held on Saturday, March 21st.

Some background on the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition...

Behind the Placards
The odd and troubling origins of today’s anti-war movement
David Corn, November 07, 2002

"Officially, the organizer of the Washington demonstration was International ANSWER (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism). But ANSWER is run by WWP [Workers World Party] activists, to such an extent that it seems fair to dub it a WWP front. Several key ANSWER officials -- including spokesperson Brian Becker -- are WWP members. Many local offices for ANSWER’s protest were housed in WWP offices. Earlier this year, when ANSWER conducted a press briefing, at least five of the 13 speakers were WWP activists. They were each identified, though, in other ways, including as members of the International Action Center.

The IAC [International Action Center], another WWP offshoot, was a key partner with ANSWER in promoting the protest. It was founded by Ramsey Clark, attorney general for President Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s."

http://www.laweekly.com/2002-11-07/news/behind-the-placards
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Note: A.N.S.W.E.R. is now officially controlled by the Party for Socialism and Liberation. They are an offshoot of Workers World Party. The David Corn article above is from 2002.-etl
http://www.pslweb.org/site/News2?JServSessionIdr001=kyxltjwgo2.app5b&page=NewsArticle&id=6371&news_iv_ctrl=1261
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From the website of the Workers World Party:

"Dear Comrade Kim Jong Il...

With his leadership [Kim Il Sung], the Korean people defeated the Japanese colonial occupation and soon after brought about the first defeat of the U.S. imperialist military machine. ...

Workers World Party values our close, comradely relations with the Workers Party of Korea very highly. We are proud to have known Kim Il Sung as a great leader and a comrade in the international communist movement. ..."

With comradely solidarity, Sam Marcy Chairperson, Workers World Party" (1994):
http://www.workers.org/marcy/cd/sam94/1994html/s940721.htm
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Workers World
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International Action Center
55 W 17th St #5C
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212-633-6646
iacenter@action-mail.org
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www.iacenter.org
[http://www.iacenter.org/polprisoners/dom-2007.htm]

National Office and NYC chapter
F.I.S.T: Fight Imperialism Stand Together
Marxist youth organization
55 W. 17 St.
New York, NY 10011
212-627-2994
Fax 212-675-7869
E-mail: FIST@workers.org
Web: www.fistyouth.wordpress.com

Troops Out Now Coalition
55 W. 17th St. #5C
NY NY 10011
www.TroopsOutNow.org
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Photo of Charlie Rangel at the podium of a March 19th, 2005 Workers World Party/Troops Out Now rally in Harlem, New York. The occasion marked the 2nd anniversary of the start of the Iraq war. The photo comes from the ("We are proud to have known Kim Il Sung as a great leader and a comrade in the international communist movement. ...") Workers World Party website.

Also appearing at this "peace" rally with the demonRat Charlie Rangel, now chairman of The House Ways and Means Committee, were Saddam Hussein lawyer, Ramsey Clark and convicted terrorist enabler/attorney, Lynne Stewart. Clark, with Workers World Party, started up that other 'peace' group, A.N.S.W.E.R. Clark also heads the International Action Center and was actually once Attorney General of the United States under democrat LBJ. -etl

Source for the photos: Workers World Party website (workers.org)
http://www.workers.org/march19/index2.html
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From David Horowitz's
FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetworks.org

PROFILE: PARTY FOR SOCIALISM AND LIBERATION (PSL)

* Marxist-Leninist antiwar group that calls for “revolution” in the United States
* Operates in tandem with International ANSWER
* Expressly supports anti-Israel and anti-American terrorism

The Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) was founded in 2004, following an organizational fissure within the Marxist-Leninist Workers World Party (WWP) that resulted in three WWP member branches -- based respectively in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C -- breaking away to form their own group. Openly allied with the International ANSWER Coalition (which is intimately tied to Ramsey Clark's International Action Center), PSL has also established branches in New York City (in Harlem), Baltimore, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, and West Chester, Pennsylvania.

A proponent of "revolutionary Marxism," PSL’s general raison d’etre is opposition to capitalism, which it defines as "the system in which all wealth and power is held by a tiny group of billionaires and their state," and the promotion of "socialism." The organization regards "U.S. capitalism" as the underlying cause of the war in Iraq (and all other wars) and regards "revolution" as the only viable alternative.

(snip)

Though nominally an independent group, PSL mostly acts in concert with International ANSWER. A list of campaigns and events on PSL’s website provides a summary of demonstrations and protests organized by ANSWER. PSL is staffed largely by ANSWER activists, among whom is PSL’s “leader,” Brian Becker. Other PSL members include ANSWER activist Gloria La Riva, a former gubernatorial candidate in California and a longtime apologist for communist Cuba, as well as several ANSWER coordinators and organizers, among them Saul Kanowitz, Muna Coobtee, and Caneisha Mills.

PSL is a strong supporter of Fidel Castro's Cuban government and the socialist "Bolivarian Revolution" led by Hugo Chavez in Venezuela. It also holds a favorable view of Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution in 1960s China.

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=7278

A.N.S.W.E.R. website:
http://answer.pephost.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ANS_homepage

1 posted on 03/09/2009 9:11:27 AM PDT by ETL
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To: ETL

“We must also act to end U.S. support for Israel’s ongoing war against the Palestinian people.”

Not to worry...Hussein will help...


2 posted on 03/09/2009 9:15:36 AM PDT by jessduntno ("The presidency is not something that lends itself to on-the-job training." - Joe Biden, Idiot)
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To: ETL
5,000 people there? I love it.

It's a target-rich enviornment.

3 posted on 03/09/2009 9:17:35 AM PDT by MindBender26 (The Hellfire Missile is one of the wonderful ways God shows us he loves American Soldiers & Marines)
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To: ETL
“Muna Coobtee”

Sounds like some slimy, sticky, green thing you would pick out of your nose.

5 posted on 03/09/2009 9:19:39 AM PDT by MindBender26 (The Hellfire Missile is one of the wonderful ways God shows us he loves American Soldiers & Marines)
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To: ETL
Pansies. March on the Pentagon on a Saturday - yeah, that's the ticket...
7 posted on 03/09/2009 9:21:22 AM PDT by meowmeow (In Loving Memory of Our Dear Viking Kitty (1987-2006))
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To: ETL

I plan to be there to counterprotest...


8 posted on 03/09/2009 9:24:13 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: ETL
The odd and troubling origins of today’s anti-war movement

It's not an anti-war movement. They are decidedly pro-Palestinian War and also call for class war in the West (with violent rhetoric).

9 posted on 03/09/2009 9:26:50 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: jessduntno
“We must also act to end U.S. support for Israel’s ongoing war against the Palestinian people.”

If we are going to defund Israel, we must also end all funding of "rebuilding" Palestinian "infrastructure". Where's the call from the Left to do that?

10 posted on 03/09/2009 9:28:14 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: rlmorel

Protest Communism. Communism kills.

YOURS would be the peace protest.


11 posted on 03/09/2009 9:29:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: a fool in paradise
It's not an anti-war movement. They are decidedly pro-Palestinian War and also call for class war in the West (with violent rhetoric).

I know that. Yet damn near everybody ignorantly (or stupidly) refers to these sorts of groups as being "anti-war", even most conservative commentators.

12 posted on 03/09/2009 9:33:06 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

There is a bloodline from the Communist protests in America against going to war against Nazi Germany through the protests against the Vietname war (where they openly rallied support for the North Vietnamese Communists and waged a domestic guerilla war against the US military and US law enforcement agencies) through to the anti-Iraq/pro-Saddam movement.

Too many fellow travellers in their midst. The useful idiot housewives and college kids may not like being called Red Dupes but they’d be ignorant to not see the slogans and the Communist literature at the rallies.


13 posted on 03/09/2009 9:36:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: a fool in paradise
Another group that will probably be there and elsewhere around the country "protesting the war in Iraq"/calling for communist "Change" will be World Can't Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime. Speaking of "Change", they'll most likely be dropping the "Drive Out the Bush Regime" portion of their name soon.

World Can't Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime is a Maoist-revolutionary movement organized by the Revolutionary Communist Party. Scroll down the list that appears (after clicking link) to find the World Can't Wait organization (rwor.org is the website of the Revolutionary Communist Party):
http://rwor.org/a/rwlink/links.htm
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From David Horowitz's FrontpageMag.com /DiscoverTheNetworks.org:
Profile: World Can't Wait (WCW)

*Revolutionary communist movement that stages protests against the Bush administration

*Organizes college and high-school students

*Founded in June 2005 by Charles Clark Kissinger, a longtime leader of the Revolutionary Communist Party

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=7213
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The RCP calls for the armed overthrow of the U.S. government...

From the website of the Revolutionary Communist Party (revcom.us or rwor.org) :

"Create Public Opinion, Seize Power: We are preparing minds and organizing forces for the time when there is a major crack in the system, whenever it comes and wherever it comes from: an opening that makes it possible to bring the future Revolutionary Army of the Proletariat (R.A.P.) into the field and wage a revolutionary armed struggle that actually has a chance of winning.

And we have said that building our party itself is the most important part of organizing forces for revolution. This is true now, and it is true looking forward to the creation of that future R.A.P. and the waging of that armed struggle.":

http://revcom.us/a/v20/1000-1009/1000/barw.htm
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Voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA [Maoist]
Revolution interview with ["Peace Mom"] Cindy Sheehan: October 29, 2005:
['Revolution' is the newspaper of the Revolutionary Communist Party]
http://rwor.org/a/021/cindy-sheehan-interview.htm
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[Revolution] Interview with Bill Ayers, Revolution #63, October 1, 2006:
"On Progressive Education, Critical Thinking and the Cowardice of Some in Dangerous Times"
http://rwor.org/a/063/ayers-en.html
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Here's the Revolutionary Communist Party (see link below) boasting of a FULL PAGE 'World Can't Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime' ad of theirs which appeared in the New York Slimes. (either "rwor.org" or "revcom.us" takes you to the website of the Revolutionary Communist Party). The NY Times has since allowed several additional full-page RCP/WCW ads.
Article title: "Who Hated the Bush Step Down Ad in the New York Times? ...And what that Tells Us About Why We Must and How We Can Drive Out the Bush Regime"(actual title)
http://www.rwor.org/a/028/who-hated-bush-ad.htm
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"This is a guy who lives in my neighborhood, who's a professor of English..."


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On Oct 5, 2006, Democrat Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, John Conyers Jr, the same guy who is leading the 'investigation' of the Bush administration, gave a friggin SPEECH to the World Can't Wait--Drive Out the Bush Regime organization, the "anti-war" front for the Revolutionary Communist Party!
http://www.worldcantwait.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3801&Itemid=69
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Endorsers of the [World Can't Wait] Call to Drive Out the Bush Regime Include:

James Abourezk, Aris Anagnos, Rocky Anderson, Anti-Flag, Edward Asner, Russell Banks, Ed Begley Jr., Harry Belafonte, St. Clair Bourne, Gabriel Byrne, Margaret Cho, Ward Churchill, Paulette Cole, US Rep John Conyers Jr., John Densmore, Jesse Diaz Jr., Michael Eric Dyson, Steve Earle, Niles Eldredge, Daniel Ellsberg, Eve Ensler, Laura Flanders, Jane Fonda, Martin Garbus, Senator Mike Gravel, Andre Gregory, Sam Hamill, Suheir Hammad, Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Mumia Abu-Jamal, Rickie Lee Jones, Sarah Jones, Brig. Gen. (Ret) Janis Karpinski, Jonathan Kozol, Rabbi Michael Lerner, US Rep. Cynthia McKinney, Robin Meyers, Mark Crispin Miller, Tom Morello, Viggo Mortensen, John Nichols, US Rep. Major Owens, Grace Paley, Harvey Pekar, Sean Penn, Michelle Phillips, Harold Pinter, Michael Ratner, Mark Ruffalo, US Rep. Bobby Rush, Susan Sarandon, Richard Serra, Jeff Sharlet, Rev. Al Sharpton, Cindy Sheehan, Martin Sheen, Nancy Spero, Gloria Steinem, Lynne Stewart, Serj Tankian, Sunsara Taylor, Studs Terkel, Gore Vidal, Kurt Vonnegut, Alice Walker, Naomi Wallace, US Rep. Maxine Waters, Cornel West, Ann Wright, Howard Zinn, and thousands more who have already joined us.

http://worldcantwait.net/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=2538&Itemid=2

14 posted on 03/09/2009 9:41:13 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL
Will the Obama's friend, the Pentagon Bomber, be there?


15 posted on 03/09/2009 9:42:27 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: ETL
Speaking of "Change", they'll most likely be dropping the "Drive Out the Bush Regime" portion of their name soon.

Not bloody likely.

The Socialists at "Move On" began with a campaign to see that Bill Clinton was "censured", not impeached, so the nation could "move on" ("censure and move on..."). They still have that name. They never "moved on".

16 posted on 03/09/2009 9:44:07 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: jessduntno

Seems like they need to “march” on the responsible person, the Commander-and-Chief sitting in the WH?


17 posted on 03/09/2009 9:45:12 AM PDT by rod1
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To: rod1
Seems like they need to “march” on the responsible person, the Commander-and-Chief sitting in the WH?

The march is about ending the war in Iraq, possibly so a Russia-backed Iran can eventually seize control of it. Obama swore to the nation that he will 'end' the war (not win it).

18 posted on 03/09/2009 9:51:02 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Is that Nicolas Cage in a picture?


19 posted on 03/09/2009 10:27:11 AM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: wastedyears

Read the caption on whichever picture you’re referring to.


20 posted on 03/09/2009 10:28:47 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Nevermind, that’s not him. Definitely not him


22 posted on 03/09/2009 11:29:21 AM PDT by wastedyears (April 21st, 2009 - International Iron Maiden Day)
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To: a fool in paradise

Where’s McCarthy when you need him?


23 posted on 03/09/2009 11:30:18 AM PDT by RC2
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To: RC2

Libeled. Like Rush.


24 posted on 03/09/2009 11:32:41 AM PDT by a fool in paradise ("Do you know the website number?" - VP Joe Biden)
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To: a fool in paradise
Will the Obama's friend, the Pentagon Bomber, be there?

I don't know. Right now I think he's still in Colorado defending Wart Churchill.

Some items from my collection...

Regarding the 911 attacks...

"Why did it take a bunch of Arabs to do what you all should have done a long time ago?"

August, 2003: Ward Churchill Caught On Tape Advocating Terrorism [vs Fellow Americans]

Audio link at Michell Malkin's website (included below)

Question from audience:
You mentioned a little bit ago, "Why did it take a bunch of Arabs to do what you all should have done a long time ago," that's my question.

Churchill: I'm gonna repeat that, tell me if I got that right: Why shouldn't we do something and how do you you move so they don't see you coming.

As to the first part, not a reason in the world that I could see. I can't find a single reason that you shouldn't in a principled way —there may be some practical considerations, such as do you know how (laughter from audience)

—you know, often these things are processes. It's not just an impulse. And certainly it's not just an event.

And the simple answer, although it probably should be more complicated, but I'm not being flip and giving the simple answer, is:
You carry the weapon. That's how they don't see it coming. You're the one...

They talk about "color blind or blind to your color." You said it yourself.

You don't send the Black Liberation Army into Wall Street to conduct an action.

You don't send the American Indian Movement into downtown Seattle to conduct an action.

Who do you send? You. Your beard shaved, your hair cut close, and wearing a banker's suit.

There's probably a whole lot more to it, you know that. But there's where you start. .."

more...

Audio link at:
http://michellemalkin.com/archives/001588.htm

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"Their founding document [the Weather Underground's] called for the establishment of a "white fighting force" to be allied with the "Black Liberation Movement" and other "anti-colonial" movements[1] to achieve "the destruction of US imperialism and the achievement of a classless world: world communism."..."-Berger, Dan (2006). Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity. AK Press, 95.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weatherman_Underground#cite_ref-Berger_0-0

Outlaws of America: The Weather Underground and the Politics of Solidarity (Paperback) by Dan Berger
http://www.amazon.com/Outlaws-America-Underground-Politics-Solidarity/dp/1904859410

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From the New York Times, August 24, 2003

"they [the Weather Underground] employed revolutionary jargon, advocated armed struggle and black liberation and began bombing buildings, taking responsibility for at least 20 attacks. Estimates of their number ranged at times from several dozen to several hundred."

Article: Quieter Lives for 60's Militants, but Intensity of Beliefs Hasn't Faded
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F04E4DE1539F937A1575BC0A9659C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=2

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Here is a 4 minute video from 2006 in which Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn are asked if Ward Churchill in the late 1960s, as he claims, taught the Weathermen bomb making techniques. Ayers says with a sneaky grin: "memory is a real MF-er".


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjcS6QFtn_g&feature=related

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For all you'll ever need or want to know about
Wright's Marxist "Black Liberation Theology",
see my FR Home page (Section 4):
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25 posted on 03/09/2009 11:41:50 AM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; 2nd Bn, 11th Mar; 68 grunt; A.A. Cunningham; ASOC; AirForceBrat23; Ajnin; ..

Any ideas how this will be different with BO in the Office?


26 posted on 03/09/2009 3:25:53 PM PDT by freema (MarineNiece,Daughter,Wife,Friend,Sister,Friend,Aunt,Friend,Mother,Friend,Cousin, FRiend)
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To: freema

The protesters will be carrying signs of both Che and a U.S. president? :)


27 posted on 03/09/2009 6:18:27 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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I won’t be able to make that protest, on March 21 I will be here

http://www.orlandoteaparty.com/

I hope to meet some other florida freepers there!


28 posted on 03/09/2009 6:24:23 PM PDT by wombtotomb (since it is above his paygrade, why can't we err on the side of caution about when life begins?)
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To: freema
"Any ideas how this will be different with BO in the Office?"
I don't have a crystal ball, but surely this radicals must be steaming over the compliments BO gave the Marines and the rest of the military at CL last week. He acknowledged that our military kicked Saddam out, the key reason for the war, and that the country is now in a stabilization mode and they are improving to the point where we can start to withdraw our troops based on what the Pentagon had in place before Zero took office. So perhaps these raven idiots will be double nasty as they feel betrayed by the anointed one.
29 posted on 03/09/2009 6:36:13 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (I still believe Duncan Hunter would have been the best solution... during this interim in time....)
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To: ETL

So, these morons can’t count as well as being communists. The gulf war is in its 19th year.


30 posted on 03/10/2009 4:59:47 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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