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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-16-11 10:34 PM
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84. i think in fact there's more. it's just not covered.
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  -No antiwar protests, no antiwar news, no antiwar music online... Jeffersons Ghost  Jan-16-11 12:43 PM   #0 
  - What wars?  avaistheone1   Jan-16-11 12:47 PM   #1 
  - I suspect Paris HILTON is aware of the wars:  WinkyDink   Jan-16-11 01:00 PM   #7 
     - That's not the Hilton, is it?  BB1   Jan-16-11 01:12 PM   #16 
     - I found it through Google images.  WinkyDink   Jan-16-11 01:30 PM   #23 
     - Did you guys read this doozy?  Jeffersons Ghost   Jan-16-11 04:45 PM   #47 
  - It is one of the benefits of owning the infrastructure of a culture.  zeemike   Jan-16-11 12:47 PM   #2 
  - Thank you!  Raster   Jan-17-11 06:05 AM   #91 
  - huh?  L0oniX   Jan-16-11 12:49 PM   #3 
  - Yep. TPTB don't want us to think about war....hence, no news  snappyturtle   Jan-16-11 12:51 PM   #4 
  - JTMP and Op-Critical Make Anti-War Music Video - JTMP.ORG  ThirdChoice   Jan-16-11 12:58 PM   #5 
  - We have a Democratic president now..  Imajika   Jan-16-11 12:59 PM   #6 
  - "Hey, hey, LBJ! How many kids did you kill today?" Yes, protestors stay home when it's a Democratic  WinkyDink   Jan-16-11 01:01 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-16-11 01:07 PM   #12 
  - I'll concede the draft issue....  CherokeeDem   Jan-16-11 01:14 PM   #18 
  - Yes, that was then and this is now...  Imajika   Jan-16-11 01:10 PM   #13 
  - that reasoning would mean that we are fighting the *last* war.  bobbolink   Jan-16-11 01:20 PM   #21 
  - How Can Obama Improve the Poverty Situation With the Repigs Blocking Everything?  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 04:06 PM   #40 
     - By being an actual LEADER.  bobbolink   Jan-16-11 08:38 PM   #73 
        - so you have no solution, just a vague notion of "leading"...  dionysus   Jan-17-11 11:37 AM   #94 
  - Nonsense. RFK's assassination had more to do with Nixon's election than LBJ's resignation.  JackRiddler   Jan-16-11 02:06 PM   #30 
     - Possibly true but Irrelevant  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 03:57 PM   #38 
        - Please learn some history before you make claims about relevance, okay?  JackRiddler   Jan-16-11 04:12 PM   #41 
           - Well LBJ Didn't Resign Either  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 04:53 PM   #50 
              - AndyTiedye, just accept the correction on the historical facts gracefully and move on.  JackRiddler   Jan-16-11 08:02 PM   #69 
                 - Move On Where?  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 08:56 PM   #74 
                    - Oh never mind.  JackRiddler   Jan-16-11 10:57 PM   #86 
  - Learned a lesson with George McGovern in 1972 nt  Gaedel   Jan-16-11 06:55 PM   #64 
     - Which was what? Fascists always win, so don't bother?  JackRiddler   Jan-16-11 11:00 PM   #87 
  - there's no draft and so the youth of america is much less motivated  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 01:03 PM   #9 
  - "Much Less Motivated"? Try "Not Motivated At All"  Paladin   Jan-16-11 01:13 PM   #17 
  - i favor the draft because I think it's the only way citizen will again feel responsible  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 01:27 PM   #22 
  - We'd Protest, but They'd Keep It Out of the News  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 03:47 PM   #33 
  - i think there's be much more realization of this, then outrage that it is not covered  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 03:57 PM   #37 
     - The Media is Deaf to Our Outrage  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 04:29 PM   #43 
        - there is no outrage compared to the sixties, not even close.  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 04:37 PM   #44 
        - There is No News  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 05:03 PM   #53 
        - um, i said I was aware there is very little good reporting in America, and few care about it  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 08:27 PM   #70 
        - i think in fact there's more. it's just not covered.  Hannah Bell   Jan-16-11 10:34 PM   #84 
           - i don't know about that, afghanistan had very wide support. i don't know many people- even those  bettyellen   Jan-17-11 12:15 AM   #89 
              - the biggest anti-war protests in us history occurred in the run-up to the iraq war.  Hannah Bell   Jan-17-11 01:04 AM   #90 
                 - it;s easy for it to be out of sight out of mind, when it;s never gong to be your friends or family  bettyellen   Jan-17-11 09:39 AM   #92 
        - Of course they are if "our" outrage is limited to blogs and email. nm  rhett o rick   Jan-16-11 05:47 PM   #58 
           - They Can Ignore Large Protests Too  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 05:59 PM   #61 
              - i know, i was there, both big ones. and there's been very little since.  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 08:28 PM   #71 
                 - Everyone Got Pretty Discouraged  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 09:02 PM   #75 
                    - "Isn't working at all?" -- I have to take issue with that language. I  coalition_unwilling   Jan-16-11 09:23 PM   #78 
                       - It hasnt worked.  rhett o rick   Jan-16-11 10:03 PM   #82 
                       - Your first paragraph is exactly correct, and the root of the problem.  bobbolink   Jan-17-11 01:17 PM   #95 
  - Women Were Always Exempt from the Draft  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 06:36 PM   #62 
     - and the last one ended 40 years ago, i don't believe it has to or should be that way  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 11:31 PM   #88 
  - Most of the '60s protesters had skin in the game . . .  janet118   Jan-16-11 01:46 PM   #29 
  - That is one big part of it.  bobbolink   Jan-16-11 01:19 PM   #20 
  - If there Was a Draft, We Would also be at war with (at least) Iran  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 03:44 PM   #32 
     - i doubt that, but feel free to try and back it up.  bettyellen   Jan-16-11 03:58 PM   #39 
  - Perhaps you were not around during the Viet Nam war....  CherokeeDem   Jan-16-11 01:10 PM   #14 
  - I think they are also trying to survive in this economy. I do not know  jwirr   Jan-16-11 01:38 PM   #26 
  - The Jan 17th issue of Time magazine  sad sally   Jan-16-11 03:51 PM   #34 
  - That is a Very Legitimate Fear  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 04:27 PM   #42 
  - When the Republicans started the wars the left protested. But now that Obama is continuing the Bush  rhett o rick   Jan-16-11 10:47 PM   #85 
  - ...  Capitalocracy   Jan-16-11 01:05 PM   #10 
  - M$M = mission finally accomplished.  Rex   Jan-16-11 01:05 PM   #11 
  - Antiwar music...over at  GReedDiamond   Jan-16-11 01:12 PM   #15 
  - Bookmarked.. that is fucking awesome  walldude   Jan-16-11 01:40 PM   #27 
  - LOVE Neil!  dana_b   Jan-16-11 04:45 PM   #48 
  - We've got two songs on that site!  ThirdChoice   Jan-16-11 07:36 PM   #67 
     - very nice!  GReedDiamond   Jan-16-11 09:39 PM   #80 
  - There is nothing at all prolific about antiwar protesting for these wars.  Skidmore   Jan-16-11 01:18 PM   #19 
  - Perhaps most important were the teach-ins.  bobbolink   Jan-16-11 01:36 PM   #25 
  - when we protested the Bush Library opening,.. it was a blip on the screen  w8liftinglady   Jan-16-11 04:56 PM   #51 
  - It Still Won't be Visible  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 05:51 PM   #60 
  - Americans are docile and lack cohesiveness for protests  Bragi   Jan-16-11 01:31 PM   #24 
  - If we got MSM coverage  Capitalocracy   Jan-16-11 01:43 PM   #28 
  - k&r.... as you posted this, another family was likely obliterated in Afghanistan.  Swamp Rat   Jan-16-11 02:16 PM   #31 
  - We are pathetic aren't we.  lonestarnot   Jan-16-11 03:53 PM   #35 
  - some insight,perhaps  w8liftinglady   Jan-16-11 03:55 PM   #36 
  - Because a lot of people were only "anti-war" as long as it was a Republican in charge.  Odin2005   Jan-16-11 04:40 PM   #45 
  - We Didn't All Start Liking the War When Obama Was Elected  AndyTiedye   Jan-16-11 05:12 PM   #54 
     - I belonged to Veterans for peace BEFORE and AFTER his election.  w8liftinglady   Jan-16-11 05:14 PM   #55 
  - not entirely true. Check this out:  dana_b   Jan-16-11 04:44 PM   #46 
  - Don't laugh... James Blunt  w8liftinglady   Jan-16-11 04:52 PM   #49 
     - not laughing..  dana_b   Jan-16-11 06:45 PM   #63 
        - I remember when Serj Tankin played with Ozzy here  w8liftinglady   Jan-16-11 07:01 PM   #65 
           - that's a great song n/t  dana_b   Jan-16-11 07:11 PM   #66 
  - Could be people have gone to the internet to protest instead of the streets.  Kaleva   Jan-16-11 04:59 PM   #52 
  - I have always been partial to this song...  tkmorris   Jan-16-11 05:19 PM   #56 
  - War IS the economy.  PassingFair   Jan-16-11 05:22 PM   #57 
  - Peaceful protests are worthless. You follow a "approved" route with a police escort .  rhett o rick   Jan-16-11 05:50 PM   #59 
  - The only protests that do anything are big, spontaneous, and unauthorized.  Odin2005   Jan-16-11 08:30 PM   #72 
  - Another example of what I was talking about. SEE: (link)  Atticus   Jan-16-11 07:44 PM   #68 
  - "The time comes when silence is betrayal."  mia   Jan-16-11 09:09 PM   #76 
  - Corp Media might not show Anti War News.. Music Video etc. But we haven't stopped.  annm4peace   Jan-16-11 09:10 PM   #77 
  - thank you for the links! There IS hope  w8liftinglady   Jan-16-11 09:25 PM   #79 
  - We can still make do with the old antiwar music..  Rochester   Jan-16-11 09:52 PM   #81 
  - Saturday, March 19, 2011: Resist the War Machine! 8th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq  mrdmk   Jan-16-11 10:27 PM   #83 
  - Just a bunch of glossy propaganda is all I'm seeing  Blue Owl   Jan-17-11 11:31 AM   #93 

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