Category Archives: Protest

When Wiki Writers Attack

I have to be honest. Despite my line of work, I still haven’t entirely quaffed the wiki kool-aid. Blogging is one thing, but something about a reference source that’s editable by anybody makes me a little wary. John Seigenthaler, Sr.’s … Continue reading

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Turkey Shot

I’m not even going to ask for captions on this Yahoo photo from the recent protests in Crawford, TX. The caption supplied by Yahoo pretty much says it all. Michael Rowe, 12, of Ft. Hood, Texas, takes part in a … Continue reading

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2K, Too Much

Wasn’ t it just a few months ago that we were marking another morbid milestone of the Iraq war, as the number of U.S. casualties passed 1,500? Well, brace yourself. We’re about to hit 2,000. How many more U.S. soldiers … Continue reading

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Because a Great Nation Deserves the Truth

But the question is, whose truth and how much? Found this via Karmalized, and then found this, both in reference to this. As I’ve said before, it’s interesting what you find off the beaten paths of the blogosphere. Technorati Tags: … Continue reading

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Hearts and Minds

Who’s winning the “war on terror” on the PR front? Well… There are a couple of items out there that suggest that the U.S. is still fighting an uphill battle. It hard not to feel at little sorry for Bush’s … Continue reading

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Wrong for Being Right

I think Dave Pell has kinda misread this Christopher Hitchens piece that blasts the anti-war protesters for…uh…not being pro-war enough, as near as I can tell. Betwee all the blustering — you can almost see the spittle that must have … Continue reading

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The Long March to the Muddle

I’ve been catching up on articles about yesterday’s anti-war marches in D.C. and elswhere, as well as bits about the counter protesters, and there’s recurring theme that’s occurred to me, though I didn’t get it until I red this editorial … Continue reading

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But Ya ARE Pro-War, Blanche! Ya Are!

As I was catching up on the news this afternoon, something jumped out at me in this Washington Post article about the counter-protestors at yesterday’s anti-war march in D.C. Deb Meyer of South Bend, Ind., was standing next to Ellsworth … Continue reading

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A Majority on the March?

Alas, we didn’t make it to the march. We’ve been running around doing errands and stuff in Maryland. (Besides, the hubby is going to a rally tomorrow to keep the Moral Majority folks out Montgomery County Schools — where Parker … Continue reading

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Getting His Phil

This has been blogged about almost everywhere since yesterday, so I didn’t cover it. But then a reader sent me a link. If you haven’t seen it already, head over to Crooks and Liars to see Phil Donahue administer a … Continue reading

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Not Exactly a Lunatic Fringe

In that last post, I linked to an article about a poll showing than fewer than half of Americans think the war in Iraq is winnable. I cited that one because I couldn’t locate another piece that showed how many … Continue reading

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Mr. President, a Word Please…

Wow. The survey also found that Sheehan, who has been protesting the war outside Bush’s ranch near Crawford, Tex., has become the most visible symbol of the anti-war movement. Fully three in four Americans have heard or read about her. … Continue reading

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Uh…..

   Why isn’t this apparently able-bodied 19-year-old in Iraq instead of Crawford? Hey, if Michael Savage can say that people who oppose the war should be in internment camps, I can ask why this kid and others like him aren’t … Continue reading

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Bush the Blue

And I’m talking about his mouth, not his politics (as in " Indecent; risqué". I’m sure it’s been written and posted about elsewhere, but a reader sent me a link to this recent article containing a  passage about one of … Continue reading

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Sweet Lady Joan

Looks like Baez came through. Folk singer Joan Baez has joined anti-war protesters near US President George W. Bush’s ranch to meet military families who want troops pulled out of Iraq. "You know in the first march I went on … Continue reading

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