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  •  Funny you should mention the Vietnam era (4.00)
    One thing we learned in the 60's is that it doesn't make much difference if you agree with the "party line" of the original march organizers. Once a few hundred thousand people show up any individual organization's message gets swallowed up by the whole.  Nuns for Peace marching behind Black Panthers marching behind Teamsters marching behind Yippies marching behind Moms Against The War marching behind the SDS, etc., etc. actually did more to underscore the breadth and diversity of the sentiment to end that war.

    And, dare I say, this war, too?

    "cross posted" the other day on Meteor Blades' excellent diary on similar topic (you may have missed it, Maryscott, being on the road and all -- highly recommended ...

    The most un-American thing you can say is, "You can't say that." -G. Keillor

    by Eddie Haskell on Tue Sep 27, 2005 at 11:14:39 AM PDT

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