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Wonderment
12-01-2009, 10:23 PM
This is a listing of pro-peace demonstrations (http://www.unitedforpeace.org/calendar.php?sortby=&caltype=63&lcountry=USA&state=&bydate=2009-12-01&distance=5&zip=&ondate[d]=1&ondate[M]=1&ondate[Y]=2009&search=Search) in the USA tomorrow and the rest of the week.

Please join one!

Whatfur
12-01-2009, 11:20 PM
Others of the same opinion. (http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-11-30/bush-lite/?cid=hp:mainpromo2)

Wonderment
12-02-2009, 01:17 AM
This was clearly the worst moment of Obama's presidency, and giving the speech at West Point was particularly creepy. Hope you will be out there protesting tomorrow, Whatfur.

It's not Bush or Obama. It's.....

"According to the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org database, the top recipient of defense industry money in the 2008 election cycle was Barack Obama, whose haul of $1,029,997 far surpassed Republican contender Sen. John McCain's $696,948.

During the 2008 cycle, the industry contributed a total of $23.7 million to federal candidates -- far more than the $17.4 million it invested during the 2006 cycle or the $18.1 million in the 2004 cycle.

The top five defense industry contributors during the 2008 elections were Lockheed Martin at $2.5 million, Boeing at $2.1 million, Northrop Grumman at $1.8 million, and Raytheon and General Dynamics at $1.7 million each.

And it appears their investment may be paying off: The Associated Press reports that analyst Howard A. Rubel of the global investment bank Jefferies & Co. sent out a client note today stating that the fiscal 2010 Defense Department Budget will likely boost demand for precision munitions, communications gear, helicopters, armor and surveillance systems.

Among the companies whose stock Rubel rated as "Buy"? General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman."

Whatfur
12-02-2009, 09:26 AM
This was clearly the worst moment of Obama's presidency, and giving the speech at West Point was particularly creepy. Hope you will be out there protesting tomorrow, Whatfur.



Unfortunately, I already took a shower this morning and probably would not fit in...plus I have read too much about the Taliban to walk away in defeat. Obama has telegraphed that defeat to AQ and the Taliban though...18 months and victory is theirs. Speaking of victory....the speech's word cloud! Just figured it out!! Its not "The One"...not even a "1"... its an "I". (http://charliefoxtrotblog.blogspot.com/2009/12/obama-afghanistan-speech-word-count.html)

Lyle
12-02-2009, 09:46 AM
Your not going to vote for George W. Obama next election? Too Hilterian for you? I say this respectfully, of course.