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Wow. so Seattle protestors are dumber than I thought. I mean, COME THE FUCK ON. Do you think that trying to stop trucks at Ft. Lewis does ANYTHING? I mean, jesus fucking tap-dancing christ.

Go protest the capitol, go protest the white house, fuck...go protest KBR or Lockheed. Instead you are holding up some poor soldier driving a 5 ton? Are you fucking serious? That kid is prolly a PFC, making shitty money, having to get shipped out and you are "helping" him by making his day longer and shitty??

Wow, thats how you stop wars. Asshats.

Posted by Original Monique | November 12, 2007 1:59 PM

"Three people were arrested. Twelve protesters were arrested on Saturday."

Sorry, nice try but that "protest" was fucking ridiculous. Typical greener self-congratulatory bullshit. They really struck a blow against Darth Cheney blocking that Stryker for a few minutes.

How many of them DROVE THEIR CARS to the protest? No blood for oil indeed.

Posted by Westside forever | November 12, 2007 2:08 PM

I'll give a hearty shout out to the protestors! I'm glad someone's doing something since most Americans couldn't care less. Blocking those shipments takes a hell of a lot more courage than most people have.

Oh, and protesting at state capitols, etc. is totally futile since the word is out that none of the politicians or generals give a fuck. It's sad that the military is now just another corrupt, right-wing special interest that has to be paid-off and placated, but wars are a huge, lucrative industry.

If you really want to stop the war (and upcoming wars) then call your Congress creature and absolutely DEMAND more tax cuts. Bankrupting the US is the only way.

Posted by Original Andrew | November 12, 2007 2:31 PM

Well 'Monique' i mean, they DID SOMETHING besides sit at their computers bitching about things on blogs.

Posted by Jake Salvador | November 12, 2007 2:51 PM

Josh, you left out the best part! They brought their kids! From the AP:

"On Friday, protesters, including several small children, were able to keep two trucks from leaving the port. Olympia police said the department did not have enough officers available to remove the protesters Friday, and that they were not prepared to physically remove children."

Wow, using kids as your human shields. I guess it shouldn't be surprising though, given their sympathies for Palestinian terrorists. Next time I hope CPS is on site.

They also blocked equipment that was LEAVING Iraq... they've decended into self-parody.

Posted by Brad | November 12, 2007 2:56 PM

@3 - Of course, a war is the last thing to NOT get funded if the government is out of money.

@1,@2,@5 - Ad hominem attacks, all of them. The protest was symbolic and newsworthy. That's all that matters. Duh.

Posted by Mahtli 69 | November 12, 2007 3:24 PM

So few brave people, so few with the guts to take action.

Posted by Sargon Bighorn | November 12, 2007 4:55 PM

The invasion of Iraq has worked very well for Shrub and Cheney, who are making buttloads of money from it. And it's been working very well for other people with business interests in the region.
This lot is getting onto thin ice with teir chest-beating over Iran, however. If nucular weapons are set off, the whole world will suffer the consequences. Bunch of fuckwitted old white men picking fights for profit...

Posted by isabelita | November 12, 2007 5:17 PM

Worst foreign policy in the history of this country, huh? Try:

-The US's undeclared war on the Phillipines 1890-1901

-The "liberation" of Cuba


-Hell, Korean war!

Posted by Marty | November 13, 2007 1:05 PM

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