Saturday, January 27, 2007

D.C. Protests! This ain't goin' away!

If the peace movement can live through years of shunning and smearing by the mainstream media and scumbags on the radio and blogosphere; pundits who have no clue what the peace movement of today is about, we can surely endure more time in D.C.. We are talking citizens' occupation of the National Mall.

George"the-decider" Bush cannot seem to hear us when we do our duty, as citizens, and vote. Perhaps he needs to see us in order to hear us. He does have a learning disorder, after all.

WASHINGTON - Protesters energized by fresh congressional skepticism about the Iraq war demanded a withdrawal of U.S. troops in a demonstration Saturday that drew tens of thousands and brought Jane Fonda back to the streets.

A sampling of celebrities, a half-dozen members of Congress and busloads of demonstrators from distant states joined in a spirited rally under a sunny sky, seeing opportunity to press their cause in a country that has turned against the war.

The House Judiciary Committee chairman, Rep. John Conyers, threatened to use congressional spending power to try to stop the war. “George Bush has a habit of firing military leaders who tell him the Iraq war is failing,” he said, looking out at the masses. “He can’t fire you.” Referring to Congress, the Michigan Democrat added: “He can’t fire us.

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....and the truth shall set us free.

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