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Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Fasting for Peace

Scary bunch, ha? Be sure to scroll down and check out the photo of the Park Police confronting a 71-year-old member of CodePink.

Anti-war activists pray before last meal in front of the White House in Washington July 3, 2006. Cindy Sheehan and 'CODEPINK' launched 'Troops Home Fast,' a hunger strike to protest the war in Iraq. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES)


Former Deputy Ambassador to Mongolia, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone, Ann Wright; seated left to right, peace activist Cindy Sheehan; Iraq War veteran, former Army Sgt. Geoffrey Millard; and Franciscan Friar Louis Vitale, eat their last meal before beginning the fast at midnight to end the Iraq War, in front of the White House, Monday, July 3, 2006, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)


Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjiman, center, sits with Cindy Sheehan, center right, and others who are taking part in the 'Bring the Troops Home Fast' hunger strike at Layafette Park in front of the White House, Tuesday, July 4, 2006, in Washington. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)


In this photograph provided by Codepink/Iraq Veterans Against the War, Chloe Jon-Pau, a 71-year-old member of the group Codepink, is confronted by a U.S. Park Police police officer as she attempts to join the Independence Day parade Tuesday, July 4, 2006 in Washington. Jon-Pau and an Iraqi War veteran were arrested by police for attempting to disrupt the parade. (AP Photo/Codepink, Iraq Veterans Against the War)


In this photograph provided by Codepink/Iraq Veterans Against the War, a man identified as Iraq war veteran Geoffrey Millard, is lead away by U.S. Park Police police officers after being arrested for attempting to join the Independence Day parade Tuesday, July 4, 2006 in Washington. Millard had walked into the parade with a sign that read: Support the Troops, Bring Them Home Now. (AP photo/Codepink/Iraq Veterans Against the War, Julie Cunigilo)

4 Comments:

At 7/04/2006 8:51 PM, Anonymous patriot said...

That grandmother is aiding the enemy. The flag is embarassed.

 
At 7/04/2006 8:59 PM, Blogger EAPrez said...

aiding the enemy? oh brother. the flag is embarrassed? yeah, embarrassed over the idiot sitting in the white house.
give me a friggin break.

 
At 7/04/2006 9:43 PM, Anonymous truthseeker said...

Uh, sarcasm?

 
At 7/05/2006 10:10 AM, Anonymous timmy said...

"Scary bunch, ha?"

Well, the pink Burger King crowns are more silly than scary, but yeah, I can see how "scary" might fit...

http://twobabesandabrain.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/code_pink_1.jpg

 

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