Over a dozen protestors greet President Bush by Mitch E. Perry02/17/06
There were about 15 citizens who came out to protest the PresidentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s appearance today, meeting at the corner of Dale Mabry Highway and Gandy Boulevard Ã¢â‚¬Â¦Most of those came to demonstrate the U.S.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s involvement in Iraq, which in a few weeks will mark 3 years in CountryÃ¢â‚¬Â¦. ..
Vietnam Veteran Janis Josephine Carney sees many similarities between the current war and what the US is doing in Iraq right now (roll tape#1 o.q.Ã¢â‚¬?in one pieceÃ¢â‚¬?)
And Carney says that the struggle in Iraq ending just like Vietnam did for the American military (roll tape#2 o.q.Ã¢â‚¬?and leaveÃ¢â‚¬?)
Retired Airforce Major Deb Heading is veteran of both Vietnam and the First Gulf WarÃ¢â‚¬Â¦Ã¢â‚¬Â¦SheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s now with the anti-war group Veterans for Peace, and is critical for the President re-directing the war on Terror on Iraq, and not Osama Bin Laden (roll tape#3 o.qÃ¢â‚¬?whatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s next?Ã¢â‚¬?)
Ed Robertson said he couldnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t live with himself if he had NOT came out to show his dissent towards the President , his policies, and his vice-President (roll tape#4 o.q.Ã¢â‚¬? something going on there, okay?Ã¢â‚¬?)
A woman who was identified only as Martha said she hoped that mainstream media outlets would cover the protest to let inform others why there is such dissent against a president, who is barely grazing 40% in the polls (roll tape#5 o.q. Ã¢â‚¬Å“something thereÃ¢â‚¬?)