Category Archives: September 15

Road2DC: A Dozen Reasons to March on Washington

A recent diary asked:
Why Should you Go to DC on 9/15?
The diarist (pssst, it was really jlynne, but I didn’t tell you!!) stated her reasons:

I am going to DC to protest the War in Iraq because I am convinced that if we do not purposely, consciously and willfully end the War, we will lose, not only the War, but the grail as well. We will lose the very thing that defines us as a Nation capable of waging war in the first instance.

Rigged elections, torture and rendition, warrantless spying, the Unitary Executive, suspension of habeas corpus, signing statements, the SPP, the Iraqi Oil Law, lost arms shipments, increased heroin production, war profiteering, the national debt, the invasion and utter destruction of a sovereign nation, the deaths of over half a million civilians and 3,723 American soldiers, the shredding of the U.S. Constitution . . . . four million Iraqis have been displaced from their homes – nearly 20% of the total population of Iraq. Twenty percent.

Well, yeah, there’s that.

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