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Protest? Or Day Off Work?!

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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 18, 2006 at 00:25

Yes, there were a lot of protestors in London, JustMe. Although the numbers were certainly exaggerated there were many thousands - in a country with a population of 60 million people. Given the fact that most of our immigrants tend to settle in London it should hardly be surprising in a reasonably wealthy country that a large chunk of it's population should want 'peace and love' especially when most of them are middle-class students who think it fashionable to support such causes or middle-aged failed hippies from the Sixties.

The fact that ALL of the Iraqi people who had settled in this country SUPPORTED the invasion is one that seems to have passed them by! But given the choice between a 'day off' from work or school and a day in the capital city where they can do some shopping after their protests you'll find the same individuals at rallies protesting anything from Animal Rights to Tax Increases on a monthly basis!. This pattern was reproduced in most of Europe, and although I despair of their misplaced morality, in retrospect I am proud that they were able to do so without stoning any embassies or killing anybody.
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