Philly Anti-War Demonstrators Protest Whatever’s Going On Libya


Whether you’re President Obama and call the US/NATO bombings in Libya a “military intervention” or you’re the rest of the world and dub it a war, it’s no surprise the America has again taken to the role of World Police and is spending about $700 million to bomb the fuck out of another nation that poses very little threat to us.

Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) says the U.S. is contributing “93 percent of the cruise missiles, 66 percent of the personnel, 50 percent of the ships and 50 percent of the planes,” totaling to a cost of $700 million, which is money that members of Philly Against War say should be used to fund schools and jobs instead of an international war.

“Libya is very problematic and very deceptive. To begin an operation and to say that the United States is leading the operation and then to say NATO is leading it, that makes no sense. The US is NATO. We fund it more than any other country,” says PAW member Robert Smith.

Smith and about a dozen members of Philly Against War protested outside City Hall Monday to renew its “antiwar movement” and call for the U.S. and NATO to pull out of Libya.

“We’ll spend as much as a trillion dollars on the wars going on overseas. What’s going on in Libya wasn’t even authorized by Congress,” says PAW member Salvatore Mastriamo.

That first number, $700 million, by the way, is just $71 million more that the School District of Philadelphia needed to plug up it’s $629 million deficit.

Just sayin’.

One Response to “ Philly Anti-War Demonstrators Protest Whatever’s Going On Libya ”

  1. Peacefulpatriot says:

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    His stationing of US troops in Australia show the true intention of his provocations of Iran and Syria is to engage the major Asian Nations in combat as they undoubtedly can not isolate the middle east any longer without turning their backs on treaty agreements which have been long standing. If you wish not to see a nuclear holocaust, remove Obama. The stated intention of Obama’s most favorite lady in all the world, Queen Elizabeth, is to reduce the worlds population down to 1 billion people, this is undoubtedly the purpose behind this drive for war. The nuclear option is the only option, should this escalate to where Obama is intending it to. We must remove him immediately.

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