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    Default Arghhhhhhh!@()#*!@)#(

    Have these freakin lunatics posing in the streets as dead Iraqi's forgotten the past?!

    "We should give Saddam longer to disarm!"
    BS. We have given him 12 freakin years to disarm, he hasn't and
    he wont!

    "We don't know he's got biological weapons or that he'd use them"
    BS. He does have them, and he has used them, on his own freakin
    people. Now then, let me ask you something... if he's not afraid
    to dirty bomb his own people, why the heck would he not bomb us?

    "This war is about oil. we are being greedy"
    ARGH()!*@#@ Did we take over oil after desert storm??!? NO! GB
    fighting with us, are they greedy for oil too?! HECK NO, THEY
    HAVE SO MUCH OIL, THEY EXPORT IT OUT OF GB

    Saddam Hussein supports terror tactics and supports terrorism. Combating terrorism is NOT, I repeat, NOT a reactionary situation. You have to move in and take it out before they strike. And for those that still insist that we wait until something happens before we attack, can I just remind you of September 11, 2001?!@

    ugh.. sorry for the rant. I'm just tired of all of these freakin selfish close-minded people who fail to absorb the truth.

    Tonight seems to be the night fellahs.. God bless America, and God bless all of our troops over there, all of us back here protecting our inland security. Lets hope for a quick end to this.

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    ffspoOK, don't hold back, just tell us how you really feel!

    What do you call a "human shield" in Bagdad?

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    Come on guys! If we didn't have protestors, where would we get great stories like this one:

    OLYMPIA -- A man spent hours chained to the wrong building Tuesday in an ill-planned effort to protest war with Iraq, police said.
    Jody Mason padlocked himself to an entrance of the Washington State Grange building at 924 Capitol Way S., thinking it was a sub-office of the U.S. Department of Energy.

    Grange employees found him about 11:45 a.m. Tuesday and asked what he was doing.

    He told employees he'd chained himself to the building in civil disobedience Monday night after listening to President Bush's televised ultimatum to Saddam Hussein.

    Mason padlocked one end of the chain around his neck and the other to a door, which opens to a bottom-floor office. He told onlookers he was protesting Bush's foreign and domestic policies. He had affixed a sign to the building reading, "Reduce Deficit."

    Grange employees explained that he was at the wrong building. The Grange is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group that advocates for residents in rural areas.

    "I don't think that's ever happened before," said Larry Clark, Grange communications director.

    No charges

    Police officers used heavy-duty bolt cutters to free Mason.

    "He asked for help because he didn't have the key," Olympia police Cmdr. Steve Nelson said.

    Mason wasn't arrested and won't face any charges. Officers let him go and didn't take his name, Nelson said.

    "He was our first protester since President Bush's speech," Nelson said.

    Mason, who identified himself to a photographer, said he had looked up the Department of Energy in the phone book. The phone book, under the Department of Energy, lists a Bonneville Power Administration Office at 924 Capitol Way S.

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    D'OH!!!!!!

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    Do you suppose he feels even stupider than he was before he "protested?"

    To quote one of my favorites: "What a maroon!"

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    Default I don't understand !!!!

    If Sadam doesn't have the restricted weapons, then what did he shoot at the Marines this morning???????????????
    Maybe it was a paper mache pinada filled with peace offerings.
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    Iceman, Do you feel dumber or more ignorant after using the 'word' 'STUPIDER'????
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    The term 'regional power' comes to mind, mikey. the truth IS, at some point, this is about oil. it's not the primary reason for this war by any means, but if you think oil is playing no role in this equasion, you've ridden on the meat wagon a little too much. and also- why does anti-war mean anti-american. a person can think bush is a doink yet support the troops and wish them a safe return, can't they?


    Originally posted by ffspo0k
    Have these freakin lunatics posing in the streets as dead Iraqi's forgotten the past?!

    "We don't know he's got biological weapons or that he'd use them"
    BS. He does have them, and he has used them, on his own freakin
    people. Now then, let me ask you something... if he's not afraid
    to dirty bomb his own people, why the heck would he not bomb us?

    "This war is about oil. we are being greedy"
    ARGH()!*@#@ Did we take over oil after desert storm??!? NO! GB
    fighting with us, are they greedy for oil too?! HECK NO, THEY
    HAVE SO MUCH OIL, THEY EXPORT IT OUT OF GB

    Saddam Hussein supports terror tactics and supports terrorism. Combating terrorism is NOT, I repeat, NOT a reactionary situation. You have to move in and take it out before they strike. And for those that still insist that we wait until something happens before we attack, can I just remind you of September 11, 2001?!@

    ugh.. sorry for the rant. I'm just tired of all of these freakin selfish close-minded people who fail to absorb the truth.

    Tonight seems to be the night fellahs.. God bless America, and God bless all of our troops over there, all of us back here protecting our inland security. Lets hope for a quick end to this.

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    Of Course you can think Bush is a dork and still support our troops! that's what makes this such a great country. And, of course, provides us with so much fun!!! In China you go out to watch the protest, you get shot too. Here we have protesters protesting the protests. And, someone said OIL?? I for one, demand that we take over the worlds 's oil supplies and go back to Gas at $0.25/Gallon. And, lets send all the #$%&# imported junk cars back to wherever. Be American, Buy American, Drive American..... (someone had to say it) Stay Safe....
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    Yes, Wayne - I do feel somewhat dumber after having used the non-word "stupider" in my previous post.

    I normally pride myself on using correct verbage and grammar, but somehow after reading that story, I must have been adversely affected!

    My apologies, and I will hereafter try and use actual words in my posts instead of words that don't exist!

    Thank you for bringing this to my attention.

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    Originally posted by iceman4442
    Yes, Wayne - I do feel somewhat dumber after having used the non-word "stupider" in my previous post.

    I normally pride myself on using correct verbage and grammar, but somehow after reading that story, I must have been adversely affected!

    My apologies, and I will hereafter try and use actual words in my posts instead of words that don't exist!

    Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
    Iceman... I spell the same way after reading some of the posts in the Jr.s forums.... I think it's contagious!

    These protesters are marching in the streets chanting "no blood for oil". Then they are getting back into their cars and driving to their nice warm homes, turning on their big screen tvs and stereos and thinking "wow...I told them".

    20 protesters were arrested today at the Natick Army Research Development Labs protesting the war and the Natick Labs' part in it.

    Among the things Natcik Labs does that they are mad about: developing MRE's which are not only used to feed our soldiers in the field, but campers, hikers and used in humanitarian efforts, lightweight materials for our soldier's clothing, which can also be found in civilian clothing, kevlar body armor which can also be found in our turnouts and is now being used in the production of car tires to make them more puncture resistant, etc.

    Iceman was right...they are a bunch of Maroons!

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    Ok, This may be a stupid idea, but why dont we protest against people that protest without having any real idea what they are protesting against. (What the hell am I saying?) Oh yeah, lets protest against uninformed protesters.

    Walking around in circles chanting " We're not gonna protest"
    "We're not gonna protest"

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    Ok, This may be a stupid idea, but why dont we protest against people that protest without having any real idea what they are protesting against.

    'Cause we'd end up looking like war-mongers...

    We did have a massive eight person protest in front of Worcester City Hall last night -- made me chuckle. There's usually that many bums hanging around the commons, so other than the noise they didn't look that out of place.

    These are the ones I love:


    Notice those big Red-bordered signs sponsored by International ANSWER, a group mentioned repeatedly in the press as a major organizer of the U.S. protests?

    ANSWER is a front for the World Workers Party. The World Workers Party broke away from the U.S. Socialist (communist) Party when they took a position that the Soviet Union shouldn't have sent tanks into Czechslovakia and Hungary.

    This was no accident, for the demonstration was essentially organized by the Workers World Party, a small political sect that years ago split from the Socialist Workers Party to support the Soviet invasion of Hungary in 1956. The party advocates socialist revolution and abolishing private property. It is a fan of Fidel Castro’s regime in Cuba, and it hails North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il for preserving his country’s “socialist system,” which, according to the party’s newspaper, has kept North Korea “from falling under the sway of the transnational banks and corporations that dictate to most of the world.” The WWP has campaigned against the war-crimes trial of former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic. A recent Workers World editorial declared, “Iraq has done absolutely nothing wrong.”
    http://www.laweekly.com/ink/02/50/news-corn.php

    Here's a sample of what many of the leaders in the Peace movement feel towards ANSWER:
    Does this mean that people who reject these abhorrent views of the IAC shouldn't attend the October 26 antiwar demonstrations in Washington, DC, San Francisco, and elsewhere? No.

    ...But at the moment the ANSWER demonstration is the only show in town. And much as we may oppose Saddam Hussein, we also oppose Bush, and the paramount danger today is the war being prepared by the U.S. government.

    However, as long as other speakers can and do express positions with a different point of view, the overall impact of the event will still be positive, particularly in the absence of other options.

    http://www.zmag.org/content/showarti...15&ItemID=2527

    Why does that just so remind me of Hindenburg accepting Hitler into the German government? If we just let Hitler in, we can use his popularity and he'll be easier to control as a member of government instead of an outside agitator. We all know how well that worked out.

    Similiarly many peace protesters are happy to march blindly under the ANSWER banner, most never understanding the evil ANSWER stands for, many who do excusing it away as simply taking advantage of their organizational abilities and believing in time the size of the peace movement would moderate and dilute ANSWER's message.

    Thankfully, there are some peace protestors who have morals that I can respect, most lack them. http://authoritarianopportunistswhoc...-forpeace.org/

    Let me not mince words -- In my opinion, participating in events in any way associated with, supported by, or organized by ANSWER has the moral equivelancy of marching alongside the Ku Klux Klan. One is an extreme left wing group, the other an extreme right wing group. I will not give any respect to those who march under an ANSWER banner -- they are either unthinking sheep, or their amoral individuals.

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    There was an ad in the Phoenix newspaper for protesters - they would make min. wage while protesting!
    Also, I found out that Political Science college professors will give class credit for attending a protest!

    So much for a "spontanious demonstration of the will of the people".

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    Talking Prostesters get out of the way!

    Just wanted to add here, amid all the talk of protesters against our efforts in Iraq, that we in New York are going to RALLY this weekend FOR our troops so those protesters out there who plan to take the streets better stay away (in fire service jargon.......stayback 3,000 feet!!!!! is that enough?). The rally,"Staten Island Salutes Our Armed Forces," will be held on Sunday, March 23,2003, at 1:00 p.m. I plan to hold our flag tall and proud because we are fighting back so nothing like September 11th ever happens again. God bless our troops and our first responders at home.

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    I think this pretty well expresses my opinion on this whole thing.
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    HAH, I love that last picture of Baghdad on fire.. although I had a sinking feeling last night that the Baghdad Division of Fire probably had a busy night

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    The term 'regional power' comes to mind, mikey. the truth IS, at some point, this is about oil. it's not the primary reason for this war by any means, but if you think oil is playing no role in this equasion, you've ridden on the meat wagon a little too much. and also- why does anti-war mean anti-american. a person can think bush is a doink yet support the troops and wish them a safe return, can't they?
    First of all, President Bush begins with a capital letter.

    Second of all, you are correct, this is ultimately about oil. Because we are going to put out the fires, help them repair their wells and allow them to use their natural resources for the purposes of rebuilding an Iraq free of a tyranical dictator.

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