Saturday, March 20, 2010

7 years on and all the fizzle is gone

Today is the 7th anniversary of the war in Iraq and I went to two protest to see how the other side chose to remember this day.

The first was in Everett. This years Anniversary fell on the same day of the week as the old weekly Friday protest/counter protest we have had here for all 7 years of the war. I had not been able to join them much because of work but I took the day off for the occasion.


first it was a picture perfect day!

Everett Peace Action showed up right on time (they always do)

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New to the line up is the “Stop Obama’s Drone Slaughter” sign, yet nothing about the homicide bombers who walk into open markets to blow themselves up or those who plant bombs in a girls school because “girls learning stuff is bad”… Oh and we can’t forget about the government takeover of about everything that matters in life… not that that has anything to do with the war.

And Evergreen Troop Support Group took up their positions as well.

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Look a few of Our Guys getting lunch. Soldiers gotta eat too.


and then they had to pass the other side.

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Because of past violence from the “Peace activist” we’ve had a police presence for over a year.

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promptly at 1:00 they leave. Good I have to drive to Tacoma for the next event.


Traffic was light and I arrived about 30 minutes early, a few activist were already there but I wanted to spend some time getting photos of the city.

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But it didn’t take long for the crowd to grow…


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And in case you don’t think they lie about our Troops, look at this bumper sticker…


Oh yes they are calling our guys rapist! and in case you thought it was just one crazy fringe lefty here is another

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And this is an insider bringing signs.


Look! It’s the making of a gitmo prisoner… (the driver of the van pictured above)

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Ok Lets march…

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And lets all stand on a bridge and flash a peace Victory sign.

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Dude, anymore hippy and Eric Cartman will come all the way from South Park to run you over with his Big Wheel.

Be sure to visit my Flickr page for more pictures



And watch the movie… Picture just don’t reflect the failure that this event really was…

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