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Posted on 12/03/2010 12:16:31 PM PST by ponsdorf

Join the largest U.S. veteran-led civil resistance to war December 16.

Rally at Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., at 10 am

March to the White House for civil disobedience

(Excerpt) Read more at stopthesewars.org ...


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: blameamericafirst; counterprotest; notapeacemovement; propalestinianwar
I was castigated for my last post about this.

Weather permitting I will join anyone in DC that is willing to deal with this.

1 posted on 12/03/2010 12:16:33 PM PST by ponsdorf
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To: trooprally; kristinn; BufordP

ping


2 posted on 12/03/2010 12:17:54 PM PST by nutmeg
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To: nutmeg

thanks much. After all these year I still haven’t figured out the Ping process? [grin]


3 posted on 12/03/2010 12:23:54 PM PST by ponsdorf (different strokes for different folks)
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To: ponsdorf
During the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King called our government “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.” True then—and even more so today.

Wow. Acoording to them, this country has been the greatest purveyor of violence in the world for MORE than 40 years. How can they even STAND to live in such an evil place?

They should think about emigrating to a more safe, peaceful and MORAL country, like Somalia or Bosnia or Mexico.

4 posted on 12/03/2010 12:26:36 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: ponsdorf

Of course. The obligatory anti-Israel contingent will be there.


5 posted on 12/03/2010 12:27:17 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: ponsdorf

you mean this our big chance to network with Progressives and other interesting people, young freaks and old hippies? Wish I could make it.


6 posted on 12/03/2010 12:27:18 PM PST by campaignPete R-CT ("pray without ceasing" - Paul of Tarsus)
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To: ponsdorf

I’m a vet. I say to you...NO THANKS.


7 posted on 12/03/2010 12:27:51 PM PST by JPG (Sarah dedicated her new book to Trig: "I'm glad you're here.")
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To: ponsdorf
Brian Becker, National Coordinator, ANSWER Coalition; Medea Benjamin, Co-Founder, CODEPINK for Peace;

How was that WTO protest in Seattle a few years back?

IBTZ!

8 posted on 12/03/2010 12:32:40 PM PST by PROCON (Liberal: Proof you can fool some of the people ALL of the time.)
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To: ponsdorf

When Code Pink(o) has their protests in Sacramento I frequently bring a Soviet flag to wave around. I figure a little ‘truth in labeling’ is always in order.


9 posted on 12/03/2010 12:33:14 PM PST by MeganC (January 20, 2013)
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To: campaignPete R-CT

10 posted on 12/03/2010 12:35:25 PM PST by campaignPete R-CT ("pray without ceasing" - Paul of Tarsus)
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To: WayneS; ponsdorf
During the Vietnam War, Martin Luther King called our government “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.” True then—and even more so today.

Ah, the lies that leftists tell themselves. I guess that it feeds their self-righteous sense of self-importance, but it only displays their ignorance, the depth of their bias against their country, and the nature of their agenda. No serious historian (ie, no one who believes that Noam Chomsky is a great thinker and moral authority) would even remotely concur.

11 posted on 12/03/2010 12:43:28 PM PST by mojito
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To: ponsdorf
It might be a chance to meet some famous people


12 posted on 12/03/2010 12:47:44 PM PST by Iron Munro (This is our culture; fight for it. This is our flag; pick it up. This is our country; take it back.)
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To: ponsdorf

Veteran led?
Sorry. I AM A VETERAN.
I am an American and a Patriot.
I support the defence of my Country and its citizens and fully support the troops that are fighting the islamofacist attempts to destroy America.


13 posted on 12/03/2010 12:54:26 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA
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To: ponsdorf
I have seen those pieces of crap on the other side protesting against the war. I have had the unpleasant experience of having to see them up close.

Here is the reaction of a few young Marines who had fought and lost buddies in Iraq, when they had to listen to some POS who said something like "I have a DD214 too..."

I'll stand with these guys anytime.

What brings you onto FR to pimp this meeting of losers in DC? No wonder you took crap.

14 posted on 12/03/2010 12:59:45 PM PST by rlmorel ("We treat terrorists with kid gloves, and our citizens with rubber gloves." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: rlmorel

Er, uh? I’m ‘pimping’ this event to try to generate a response. The DC Freepers have the stuff.


15 posted on 12/03/2010 1:06:01 PM PST by ponsdorf (different strokes for different folks)
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To: ponsdorf

In stead of protesting these wars why don’t we get a President that would be committed to WINNING them.

Maybe use ROE that make sense to a combatant and not to a bureaucrat.


16 posted on 12/03/2010 1:12:18 PM PST by 30Moves
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To: WayneS

It wasn’t like there were any other Communist nations aiding the North Vietnamese military... < /sarc >

The Red diaper doper babies need to wake up from their “hate America first” phase and look at Africa (all the way up to the Middle East).


17 posted on 12/03/2010 1:13:40 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: WayneS

And note all the millions fleeing to that successor of the Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere, the realm of Islam.


18 posted on 12/03/2010 1:14:47 PM PST by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: mojito

Card carrying Communist revisionist historians like Howard Zinn lie by omission. Those who seek to bash bash bash America never allow cross-comparisons to the rest of the nations in this world, let alone those embracing the very evil political ideology that the speakers secretly advocate.


19 posted on 12/03/2010 1:16:01 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: ponsdorf

Sorry. The post was so generic I missed the “deal with this” part at the very end. So, I guess you aren’t going there to participate, but to counter protest.

I would have put something at the very top. Why did you receive heat on this in your last posting then? Perhaps someone misunderstood you the way I did?


20 posted on 12/03/2010 1:16:38 PM PST by rlmorel ("We treat terrorists with kid gloves, and our citizens with rubber gloves." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: ponsdorf

Are you posting this to try to gather a counter-protest? If so ... you should probably make that more clear, because you're coming off as a supporter. If not, you're barking up the wrong tree.

SnakeDoc

21 posted on 12/03/2010 1:20:35 PM PST by SnakeDoctor ("They made it evident to every man [...] that human beings are many, but men are few." -- Herodotus)
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To: ponsdorf; Admin Moderator

Why do I get a request to log into some skeezy website (idisk.me.com) when I click on this thread?


22 posted on 12/03/2010 1:25:41 PM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: ponsdorf

“I was castigated for my last post about this.”

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Good.


23 posted on 12/03/2010 1:28:03 PM PST by EyeGuy (')
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To: JPG

Normally, I would agree with you. However, since the ROE’s have changed and our boys are not allowed to win this war, what is the point of them being over there? Cannon fodder? I think we should bring them home as well, but not because I don’t think war ever solved anything. We should bring them home, because they deserve better leadership than what we, the American people, have given them. For that I am sorry.

I don’t agree with the reasoning of these peacenik, commie morons, but at this point I do agree with the objective, I am sad to say.


24 posted on 12/03/2010 1:39:02 PM PST by CherylBower (Fire the liars)
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To: SnakeDoctor

Maybe it’s just because I try to give everyone the benefit of the doubt, but I took “deal with this” to mean he was trying to organize a counter-protest.

However, I agree that he needs to be MUCH more clear about which side he is on.


25 posted on 12/03/2010 1:40:31 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: CherylBower

I think we need to get out too.

And here is how

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1sS1TmXF38&feature=related


26 posted on 12/03/2010 1:44:51 PM PST by jimpick
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To: ponsdorf

Your lack of splaining what you mean is disturbing. You may want to define whether you are for it or again it.


27 posted on 12/03/2010 1:47:51 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: AppyPappy

Well, I’ll admit that past experience (lengthy) with FR as doers has jaded me. Most seem to have wits and a modicum of intelligence.

You’re making me feel as though I should offer a sort of step-by-step thing?

Bad guys - DC December 16 - does anyone in the DC Chapter of FR have the time or gumption to organize something counter?


28 posted on 12/03/2010 2:02:54 PM PST by ponsdorf (different strokes for different folks)
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To: CherylBower

Yanno, I rather strongly agree with you. Just had a long phone chat with a freind who, with me, did GoE 1 and Eagles Up.

Bottom Line... If we allow ANYONE to to paint troops deployed in this sort of anti-war cachet do we not risk much?

YMMV.


29 posted on 12/03/2010 2:09:56 PM PST by ponsdorf (different strokes for different folks)
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To: EyeGuy

Shrug. Perhaps I do need to simple words more.


30 posted on 12/03/2010 2:11:43 PM PST by ponsdorf (different strokes for different folks)
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To: ponsdorf

Sounds you don’t like us unsophisticated dumbasses here, our lack of nuance.

You complain that you were castigated previously and then post in cryptic ambiguous fashion yet again.

— Shrug and eye roll ——


31 posted on 12/03/2010 5:21:35 PM PST by EyeGuy (')
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To: ponsdorf

That’s better. Just say “Let’s counter protest”. Otherwise, people will think you are with them. That was my first impression.


32 posted on 12/03/2010 6:30:25 PM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: AppyPappy

Mine too. He could have been a bit clearer, but sounds like he’s on the right side. Happens...


33 posted on 12/04/2010 6:51:08 PM PST by rlmorel ("We treat terrorists with kid gloves, and our citizens with rubber gloves." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: ponsdorf

I hold to:

“The only good muslim is a dead muslim”


34 posted on 12/04/2010 6:55:35 PM PST by truth_seeker
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