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December 6th, 2009

Protesters oppose sending more troops to Afghanistan

SAINT MATTHEWS, KY — Signs and chants protesting President Barack Obama’s decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan greeted holiday shoppers in St. Matthews Saturday.About two dozen people chanted “U.S. out of Afghanistan” and “Healthcare, not warfare” as they stood on the sidewalk next to Shelbyville Road Plaza, sometimes ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Chicago protesters march against war

CHICAGO, IL (WLS-TV) — Dozens of war protestors marched through the streets of downtown Chicago Saturday to show their anger with President Obama's escalation of the war in Afghanistan."Money for jobs and education, not for war and occupation," the marchers chanted. The protestors called for the troops to be brought ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Protesters oppose Obama military decision

ROCHESTER, NY — Hundreds of people, expressing disillusionment with President Barack Obama's decision this week to send 30,000 additional troops to war in Afghanistan by summer, marched in protest Friday through downtown and rallied at the federal building on State Street.Many protesters — including former Obama campaign volunteers — concluded ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

200 take to streets to protest Afghan war

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — About 200 protesters, many of them disenchanted supporters of President Obama, demonstrated in south Minneapolis Saturday afternoon against the escalating war in Afghanistan."What do we want?" they chanted. "Troops out! When do we want it? NOW!"They gathered along the sidewalk along E. Lake Street at Hiawatha Avenue, ... continue reading

December 6th, 2009

Karl Rove's Visit To UWM Incites Protest

MILWAUKEE -- Former White House adviser Karl Rove’s visit to UWM on Thursday triggers a protest.Rove was the mastermind behind both of George W. Bush’s election campaigns.About 40 protestors rallied and called Rove a war criminal, blaming him for getting the U.S. into the Iraq war."We believe that before he ... continue reading

December 2nd, 2009

Anti-war protesters arrested outside West Point

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - Six anti-war protesters were arrested outside the U.S. Military Academy during President Barack Obama speech outlining his planned troop buildup in Afghanistan.Highland Falls Police Chief Peter Miller said Tuesday the protesters were charged with disorderly conduct for blocking the roadway.More than 200 protesters had marched ... continue reading

December 2nd, 2009

Hundreds rally at West Point to call for end of Afghan war

WEST POINT — More than 250 people held a candlelight vigil outside the U.S. Military Academy on Tuesday night to protest President Obama's decision to escalate the eight-year-old war in Afghanistan.The protest was held shortly before Obama announced that the United States would send 30,000 more troops to the South ... continue reading

November 25th, 2009

War protest comes to Creech

INDIAN SPRINGS -- A Creech Air Force Base policeman grabbed a video camera and prepared to film anti-war protesters Tuesday near the base's east gate.The protesters, clad in black clothes and wearing white face masks, greeted airmen arriving for work with props including white cardboard coffins that symbolized death.But instead ... continue reading

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