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Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 03/20/2010

Thousands march in D.C. war protest

By Washington Post Editors

Thousands are protesting in the nation's capital on the seventh anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, carrying signs reading “Indict Bush Now” and flag-draped cardboard coffins.

Protesters gathered at Lafayette Square across from the White House and planned to march through downtown. Stops on the route include military contractor Halliburton, the Mortgage Bankers Association and The Washington Post offices.

The protest, organized by military veterans and activists Ralph Nader and Cindy Sheehan, was expected to draw smaller crowds than the tens of thousands who marched in 2006 and 2007. But organizers say momentum is building as peace protesters have become disenchanted with President Obama's decision to send more troops into Afghanistan.

--Associated Press

By Washington Post Editors  | March 20, 2010; 12:35 PM ET
 
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Anti-war protests in D.C. are fuelled by Obama's conduct of the U.S. war on terrorism. Obama's war in Afghanistan does little to protect the U.S. from Islamic terrorist attacks on Americans. For example, the Obama administration endorses the following:

World Trade Center settlement is rejected. Eric Holder, Obama's Attorney tells Congress that the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York was no different than Charles Manson's mass killings in counts for a criminal murder trial.

Why does Holder insist that the 9/11 terrorist attack was not an act of war against the U.S.? A group of radicals of the Islam religion of the Muslim world deliberately planned and plotted an attack on the U.S. that destroyed the World Trade Center and killed thousands of innocent American civilians and the cause of human suffering beyond measurement.

Holder says the 9/11 attack was the same as Charles Manson’s murders. Holder’s statement is an insult to the American people. Manson was a sicko drug addict with a few weak minded brain washed cronies who hated the rich Hollywood types.

Write Congress to censor Holder. He is damaging U.S. image to the world and corrupting the administration of U.S. justice to prosecute self proclaimed enemy combatants killing Western infidels as trained and deployed by jihad Islam enemy religious organizations.

Posted by: klausdmk | March 20, 2010 4:24 PM | Report abuse

Saw the protest and it wasn't nearly as large as FakeNews is making it out to be.

Much like their last "big" protest where crowds were 1/5th as large in reality as they said it was

Posted by: Bious | March 20, 2010 8:14 PM | Report abuse

In 2006, the country voted to end the wars, and instead we got a surge.

In 2008, the country voted to end the wars, and instead we lost 9 million jobs.

Politicians come and go but the wars remain the same.

Posted by: blasmaic | March 20, 2010 8:16 PM | Report abuse

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