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rooboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-24-05 05:54 AM
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5. I'm not quite as fussed about it...
After a point the civil rights movement in the 1960's used kids to confront the police, too. However I think the use of children in this case won't do their cause any good. It's all part of the theatre, I guess.
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  -The police put handcuffs on the children trying to bring water to Schiavo. MSgt213  Mar-24-05 05:41 AM   #0 
  - You Are Correct MSgt213!  blogbear   Mar-24-05 05:45 AM   #1 
  - You Are Correct MSgt213!  blogbear   Mar-24-05 05:45 AM   #2 
  - Agreed - if this family were using the kids to run drugs...  Cooley Hurd   Mar-24-05 05:45 AM   #3 
  - You ask why? Why not use children to sell your cause...  LiberalinNC   Mar-24-05 05:54 AM   #4 
  - I'm not quite as fussed about it...  rooboy   Mar-24-05 05:54 AM   #5 
  - And The Kids Used In The Civil Rights Protests Were In Infinitely More  DemocratSinceBirth   Mar-24-05 06:03 AM   #8 
     - MLK said of 'using' the children at Birmingham  bobbieinok   Mar-24-05 07:00 AM   #15 
  - It is SO unlike rethugs to use children as political pawns ...  NewHampshireDem   Mar-24-05 06:02 AM   #6 
  - It's the parents who encouraged them to do this who  bowens43   Mar-24-05 06:02 AM   #7 
  - Could You Please Define Evangelical So I Know If I Will Be One  DemocratSinceBirth   Mar-24-05 06:09 AM   #9 
     - I didn't say evangelicals should be excised.  bowens43   Mar-24-05 06:13 AM   #11 
        - I Believe In Separation Of Church And State  DemocratSinceBirth   Mar-24-05 06:15 AM   #12 
           - Me to.  bowens43   Mar-24-05 06:22 AM   #13 
              - It's Cool  DemocratSinceBirth   Mar-24-05 06:33 AM   #14 
  - I saw it on tv. Police were very, very ginger with the handcuffs on the  applegrove   Mar-24-05 06:11 AM   #10 

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