Why? Why would I even drive like that? Why would I take drugs and drink and drive? My body is a temple, I wouldn't for one put it in danger by
driving like a retard or two defile it with dangerous drugs. I do however vaporize a certain herb fairly often but I don't view that as wrong at all.
It's not dangerous to me and helps prevent certain other things. Jesus followed the 10 commandments, not the law of the land. I pay taxes and I have
insurance, haven't always had it, but I know that if I'm in a wreck I'm going to need money for fixing or a new vehicle or whatever. That's the
purpose insurance serves for me. (Sorry I know this is all off topic but I suppose I have to answer his question or correct his misconception.) But
anything else is just for the simple fact that I don't have the cash to find myself in jail all the time. I don't do whatever I want without a care
in the world, I am disciplined and I don't want to put anyone else in danger.
But to get back on topic as to how that applies at all to the situation, I value human life above everything else so this, to me, is extremely
courageous and very spot on with what I would like to see in the news. I'm thrilled that they weren't just a crazy radical gang running in with guns
in hand. That is violence. You guys seem to have property damage or criminal damage mixed up with violence and terrorism. I'm commending the peaceful
prevention of war rather than just .. oh I dunno, shooting a rocket at it. I would be saying the same thing if it were on the other side of the fence.
(as in if Israeli supporters did the same thing to a hamas building it would still be a peaceful prevention of war - to me.)
I never said they could actually prevent it but I don't see where it hurts to try, which is what they did. They tried. I'm pretty freaking sure they
knew that the act wouldn't have a direct impact as in stopping it completely 100%. I don't think it takes much at all to know that... Either way it
takes action to have a reaction and they did what they believed was right. I have nothing against that at all and as I've already said, it's much
better than shooting rockets at it.
It seems that there is a lot of bad history between EDO and the protesters, with injunctions served, police clashes, and an 'unsportsmanlike' use of
the SOCPA and Anti-Terrorism legislations by EDO and the 'establishment' toward the protesters.
SmashEDO and the heavy-handed policing of the protesters were documented in Mark Thomas' 'Taking Liberties' (Part 4 @ 1:02 onwards)
What I noticed is that it seems that one bone of contention with the protesters is that it's not just arms factory, as there are plenty of
british firms that make ordnance, but that its a US arms factory
It may seem that SmashEDO were just looking for the perfect opportunity to wreak revenge for the example of what you see in the documentary
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