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Keep the Change!
“If George Bush was/is a war criminal; then Obama is a war criminal. If Obama is not, then Bush is not. We the people cannot have it both ways.” Cindy Sheehan, Martha’s Vineyard
Through many difficulties we faced on Martha’s Vineyard, (the sad passing of Senator Kennedy, Tropical Storm Danny---and even getting my wallet stolen) last week, a hearty band of about a two dozen of us, from off the island and on, tried our damndest to revive some kind of anti-war sentiment in this nation.
The media wanted to make it a story about the media: about how Crawford was such a big story and how Martha’s Vineyard is not. I don’t think that was the story, though.
Even though, we received endorsements from three of the most effective national anti-war groups; Veterans for Peace, Iraq Vets Against the War and World Can’t Wait and about a dozen others from smaller groups, but the large groups that supported the anti-Bush, anti-war message of the Camp Casey in Crawford were MIA physically and spiritually from the actions in Martha’s Vineyard. Read more.
The New York Times ran an article on Sunday claiming that after a long period of dormancy, the “anti-war” movement was getting “restive” and planned to do some actions in October around the 8th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan.