Americans were stunned by the horror of
the September 11 attacks and Bush's bellicose words resonated among
many. But others were not so easily led.
Thousands march to protest U.S. war plans for Afghanistan, Washington,
D.C., Sept. 2001.
Then as Bush was gearing up to invade Iraq, hundreds of thousands of
people took to the streets across the country. It soon became clear that
the Vietnam Syndrome was alive and well -- a huge part of the population
remained profoundly skeptical about foreign military adventures.
"EMPTY WARHEADS FOUND IN WASHINGTON" -- NO WAR IN IRAQ
Many of the country's largest labor unions and church federations
resolved to oppose the war. Over 150 cities, including New York, Los
Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Detroit, San Francisco and Cleveland
went on record opposing the war.
That never happened before -- not even in the 1960s!
Regime change begins at home!
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