Tuesday, July 26, 2011

These guys never quit...

They are just Democrat party operatives and flunkies. Same with the "help the homeless", down with the WTO movement, gun control nuts, global warming nut jobs,oil company conspiracy wackos or any other left wing cause celeb.

Hey, these people have to make a living, don't they?

Not on my nickel !

But wait in  afew years we'll have another Republican in office and these fruit cakes will have jobs again and watch them go into action.

The Left’s Antiwar Movement in Monterey: Down but Not Out by David R. Henderson -- Antiwar.com
There’s no doubt that antiwar activism among the left has declined substantially since Barack Obama became president. That has led many people to claim that the apparent antiwar views of many on the left were not so much antiwar as anti-Bush. I’m sure that there’s something to that, but there’s also a more nuanced explanation. Many on the left probably are still very antiwar, but the fact that they identify with President Obama makes it hard for them to criticize his actions. One of the easiest things to do is oppose a particular policy when you detest both the policy and the policymaker; it’s harder for most people to vocally oppose a policy they don’t like when they like the policymaker.

Yet my own impression of antiwar activism in Monterey County, where I live, is that although it has fallen off since the Bush years, there is still a lot of antiwar sentiment among the antiwar leftists who were so vocal during the Bush years. I gave Exhibit A for my case two years ago in “A Coalition’s Progress: Monterey’s Anti-Afghan War Demonstration.” In that article, I documented how successful the libertarian/left coalition had been at organizing a well-attended October 2009 demonstration against Barack Obama’s favorite war: the one in Afghanistan. Exhibit B is the positive reaction of two prominent local antiwar leftists to my letter published in the Monterey Herald last week.

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