The rise of the anti-war rightSubmitted by radiofriendly on Sat, 08/31/2013 - 22:30
We’ve compiled a collection of photos from today’s anti-war protest outside of the White House. A protest that some believe delayed the beginning of the president’s speech by 30 minutes. Scroll down for a collection of photos and media.
First, this from the Daily Caller:
A smaller group of antiwar protesters sought to distance themselves from other, largely left-wing, demonstrators. They carried signs like “Anti-war Republican” and “Only Congress Has the Authority.”
“I’m here as an antiwar Republican,” said Kaelee Pines, “who didn’t vote for Obama, but at least had hope that we would end all of our presence overseas, as promised by him.”
“The international community has recognized that this is not an action that would benefit their countries or their people...”
JB Brown, who previously was a field rep. with the Ron Paul 2012 campaign, brought his message to the White House this afternoon and was interviewed by the Daily Caller:
J.B. Brown, an Iraq war veteran who saw action in downtown Baghdad in 2009 and 2010…“I believe that this proposed war is a horrible idea, both for the Syrian people and the American people,” he said. “I think that Obama should live up to his campaign promises from the first time around — when he actually believed in something maybe — and realize that he doesn’t get to be king. He has to go to Congress in order to go to war.”
“If he does commit the United States military to another war without going to the Congress,” he told TheDCNF, “I believe that would be an impeachable act, and I would hope that House leadership from a Republican, liberty side would move in that direction...
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