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Millions Protest Plan for World Peace (english)
15 Jan 2003
Modified: 09:07:17 PM
If this had been an actual news release, the government would not have to lie to cultivate public opinion.
Imagine a news story reading something like this:

The United Press INTRAnational – January 1, 2003. MILLIONS PROTEST PLAN FOR WORLD PEACE. Hundreds of thousands of war activists took to the streets in major cities across the United States yesterday, in protest of the Bush administration’s abandonment of the “war on terrorism” and the apparent shelving of its plans for an attack on Iraq. These two developments are the most recent setbacks to befall the American war movement whose numbers have grown exponentially since the US defeat in Vietnam over a generation ago. Earlier this month, war advocates were chagrined to learn that the US was planning no repeat performance of its 1950 invasion of Korea.

In New York City’s Times Square, the site of the largest turnout in yesterday’s demonstrations, thousands of women wept inconsolably at the prospect of their sons and daughters returning home safely, having been deprived of the opportunity to kill innocent civilians. Demonstrators carried placards that read “NO WAR—NO PEACE!”, while others chanted: “ONE…TWO...THREE…FOUR—CAN’T WE HAVE A BLOODY WAR?” and, “WAR RIGHT NOW WOULD BE GOLD—FOOTBALL SEASON’S GETTING OLD!” Mr. Jack O’Foole, a key organizer of the event from Yonkers, NY complained of how he and millions of Americans would be forced to watch a boring E.R. rerun this week now that the military has been ordered to stand down. “This really stinks” lamented O’Foole, “[Bush is] really letting us down; if I don’t get my war I don’t know what I’ll do; I ain’t voting for [Bush] no more”. Another protester, Daniel U. Thanayzha of Massapequa, NY had this to offer: “I dunno what [Bush] thinks he’s doin. I pay taxes—and for what? If I’m payin them kinda taxes, I want somthin good on TV—somthin like a good friggin war”.

While uninspiring television, and anxiety among parents that their children might be spared combat were the demonstrators greatest fears, others voiced concern that US tax dollars earmarked for vital defense initiatives, might now be squandered on such frivolity as health care and education. As Jack Casse of Holmdel, NJ commented, “I don’t give a [expletive] about education. I just want my money goin for bombs and stuff—none of this panty-waste-liberal education and health care S---. What do I want money spent for education for? I don’t need nobody talkin gooder than me.”

In Pascagoula Mississippi, residents demonstrated and later held a candlelight vigil, mourning the Pentagon’s cancellation of the proposed Nimitz class aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Quackenbush.

Speaking at a demonstration in Noroton Connecticut, Senator and presidential hopeful Joseph Lieberman tried to console thousands of distraught residents by assuring them that if he is elected president in 2004 he would grant them their war and would personally lead US troops into battle. However, Senator Lieberman’s speech was cut short when he fainted into the arms of two of his aides after hearing a car backfire.

Although the demonstrations remained relatively peaceful, several demonstrators in Chicago were arrested for reckless endangerment after they attempted to burn various well-known peace activists in effigy.

More war demonstrations and a march along Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington D.C. are scheduled for this weekend.

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If these were the true sentiments of the American people, the US government would not have to consistently lie.
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Wet dream much? (english)
15 Jan 2003
Modified: 17 Jan 2003
yeah and if chicks dug fat, bearded hippy dudes, who lived in basement apartments and never changed the catbox, you'd be screwing super models.

Kill Saddam!