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Friday February 3, 2006
NEW* ALLEN in Livonia, MI: Sen. Allen will be the guest at a reception
hosted by Freedom Works, a Washington-based group that seeks lower
taxes. Allen will also meet with 150 gun and hunting rights and

Take Action!! Bush Announces Supplemental Appropriation Request!

www.unitedforpeace.org

Yesterday, the Bush administration announced that it will ask for another $70 billion for the Iraq war. This will bring the total cost of the wars in Iraq and Afganistan to $120 billion for 2006.

Come to the White House Saturday

This is Mark Ruffalo for the World Can't Wait, Drive Out The Bush Regime.

It's time to get on the bus this Saturday, February 4th. It's time to demand that Bush step down.

I am afraid, and I don't think it is just me, I think we are all terrified to a degree. I know the desire today is to grow so small and be left alone and not be spied on or noticed as out of the ordinary in any way because maybe we might be defamed or sent away or ruined.

Statement by Daniel Ellsberg in support of the World Can’t Wait demonstration in Washington, D.C. Saturday, February 4, 2006

I would not have thought of copying the Pentagon Papers, risking a possible lifetime in prison, without the example of thousands of young Americans who were doing everything they could—including non-violent disobedience to the draft regulations—to oppose a wrongful, hopeless war. They showed civic courage, and I can attest to its effectiveness; as a government consultant and former official, I felt its power on my own life.

THE TIME HAS COME TO TAKE OUR DEMAND TO THE WHITE HOUSE!

BUSH STEP DOWN!
Saturday, February 4th
11AM Rally at 17th and Constitution NW
2PM March around the White House

What's the Matter with Reuters?

By Richard Matthews

I have been very annoyed with Reuters.

I have often written to Reuters about unfair bias in their stories, which is
always bias against liberals. I have never received any response, either in

A Neo-CONNED! PANEL DISCUSSION AT THE WASHINGTON, DC, BARNES & NOBLE

IRAQ: Can we ever get out if we don’t know why we got in?
— featuring —
Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, author of “Sham Dunk: Cooking Intelligence for the President

Letter to State Legislators

This letter and list of Email addresses below were put together by http://impeachbushcoalition.blogspot.com

Below, you'll find the email addresses for almost all of the state legislators in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont.

TAKE ACTION: MAKE AN EXXAMPLE OF EXXON

Boycott EXXON and Join Global Exchange in Protesting Exorbitant Oil Company Profits!

They’ve got to be kidding! Gas prices are soaring, home heating costs are skyrocketing, former Enron CEO Kenneth Lay is about to go on trial for one of the biggest energy industry scandals in history, and now comes the news that EXXON EARNED A WHOPPING $36 BILLION IN 2005, breaking all records for net income by any US company!

Left vs Right on Campuses

By Peter Dreier, Dr. E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Director, Urban & Environmental Policy Program, Occidental College

You might find of interest this article in the current issue of The Nation magazine, "The New Face of the Campus Left" by Sam Graham-Felsen (http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060213/grahamfelsen), which reports on the growing battle of ideas and activism between progressive and conservative students. Contrary to conventional wisdom, since the 1970s, right-wing foundations and organizations have been pouring huge resources to promote campus conservativism, planting ideological seeds, training activists and policy onks, subsidizing conservative student publications, providing conservative students with paid summer internships, and recruiting students and new college graduates to work in campaigns and for elected officials. Conservative funders have also supported David Horowitz's campaign to restrict academic freedom and some of Horowitz's even more lunatic proteges, like the former UCLA student who started the Bruin Alumni Assn to pay students to spy on progressive faculty members, as Jon Wiener describes in the new Nation (http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060213/wiener) As I wrote about in The Nation 8 years ago ("The Myth of Student Apathy," April 13, 1998), these conservative groups coordinate their efforts and have invested for the long-haul -- not in short-term "projects" but in long-term organization-building and ideas. These investments have paid off in many ways, as reflected in the work of conservative think tanks, key staffers to Bush and GOP Congresspersons, and the rise of conservative media (talk shows, columnists, bloggers, etc).

COMMISSION OF INQUIRY INTO BUSH WAR CRIMES AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY TO PRESENT PRELIMINARY FINDINGS

International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity by the Bush Administration
305 West Broadway, #199, New York, NY 10013
PRESS CONTACT: Heather Hurwitz 440-478-0165 COMMISSION OFFICE: 212-941-8086

Where to Be Careful What Shirt You're Wearing

Wednesday February 1, 2006
NEW* BUSH in Washington, DC: President Bush participates in a
ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Judge Alito at 4:00 PM. [POTUS
Schedule]

NEW* MEHLMAN in Raleigh, NC: RNC Chairman Ken Mehlman will help sell

Videos of Bush Crimes Commission Posted

Here are links to videos of all the speakers:
http://activistnation.net/TribunalReport.html

Here is part one of David Swanson speaking about the Downing Street Memo:
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/downloads/crimes1.mpeg

The State of the Union


Bradblog

Velvet Revolution's rolling billboards rolled out tonight.

Please help the effort to keep rolling, and with more banners, by donating here...

Where to Protest Peacefully

January 30 - January 31, 2006
HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER CANDIDATES in Baltimore, MD: House Majority
Leader Candidates have been invited to address Pence's RSC retreat.
[ABCNews.com, 1/10/06]

Tuesday January 31, 2006

Being a National Activist

By David Swanson

Remarks prepared for California Democratic Party Progressive Caucus meeting in Los Angeles, Jan. 28, 2006

I was asked to speak about "Creating National Action as an Individual," so here are a few thoughts. Back in May, five of us individuals brought a bunch of groups together as a coalition called "After Downing Street" www.afterdowningstreet.org We used the internet and radio and lots of activism to force the Downing Street Minutes into the news. Our success came from tapping into passion among a large section of the public for exposing the war lies and pushing the idea of impeachment.

Virginia 11th Congressional District Democratic Party Candidates Forum on the War in Iraq

Ken Longmyer and Andy Hurst, the two candidates running for the Democratic party nomination for the Virginia 11th Congressional District to run against Republican Cong. Tom Davis, have agreed to participate in a forum on the war in Iraq from 7-9 P.M.

Message to Students, from Howard Zinn

World Can't Wait

I remember vividly how important it was during the Vietnam War that
students all over the country spoke up boldly calling for the United
States to withdraw from Vietnam, even when neither the media nor the

100th British Soldier Killed: Vigil in Parliament Square

'Naming the Dead' Vigil
Parliament Square, 5pm Tuesday 31st January 2006

A second soldier from the 7th Armoured Brigade has been killed in Iraq.
This is the 100th British soldier to die in Iraq. Military families have

Making Change/Creating Peace in Santa Cruz

Wednesday, February 15th will be the third anniversary of the Worldwide
"Stop the War" Mobilization of 2003 that brought out 15 million People
across the Planet, speaking for Peace and against war!!

Sample Resolution for a State or Territory to Ask the House of Representatives to Impeach

Drafted by Richard Matthews

WHEREAS, United States House of Representatives rules allow for setting a federal impeachment in motion by charges transmitted from the legislature of a State or territory; and

Hampton Students Not Expelled or Quieted

Dear friends and colleagues:

I know that many or all of you are aware, as I have been, of
the students at Hampton University who faced expulsion for
participating in the November 2nd protests called by The World

WE MUST NOW DEMAND THAT THEY STEP DOWN

By Jim Oberg

Today, along with so many of my friends and neighbors, I am terribly ashamed of my country. Daily revelations about the actions of my government expose unspeakable things being done in my name. The America I grew up loving, I must admit, has become the purveyor of terrible horrors against the world and our own citizens, and this regime is steadily depriving we, the people, of our constitutional rights, our freedoms and our democratic process.

Bush Critics to Offer Their Own Perspective on the State of the Union

Peace Mom Cindy Sheehan, Congress Members John Conyers and Lynn Woolsey, Hurricane Katrina Survivor Malik Rahim, and Others to Speak at People’s State of the Union Event in DC

WHEN: Tuesday, January 31, 3 PM

March in New York on April 29

ACTION ALERT * UNITED FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE

We are pleased to announce the kick-off for the organizing of what promises to be a major national mobilization on Saturday, April 29th. Today, each of the initiating groups (see list below) is announcing this mobilization. Our organizations have agreed to work together on this project for several reasons:

World Social Forum: Series of Global Protests to Begin in March

Published on Monday, January 30, 2006 by Inter Press Service
By Humberto Márquez

CARACAS- A day of international protests against the occupation of Iraq, on Mar. 18, will mark the start of a series of demonstrations and mobilisations organised at the sixth World Social Forum, which ended Sunday in Venezuela.

Where to Protest Peacefully

January 30 - January 31, 2006
HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER CANDIDATES in Baltimore, MD: House Majority
Leader Candidates have been invited to address Pence's RSC retreat.
[ABCNews.com, 1/10/06]

Monday, January 30, 2006

CINDY SHEEHAN & MARTIN SHEEN ARE COMING TO PASADENA!

SAT, FEB. 25th 7:00 PM
All Saints Episcopal Church, 132 N. Euclid Ave, Pasadena

A BENEFIT FOR
THE "ARLINGTON WEST" FILM & SPEAKERS PROGRAM.
HELP BRING THIS IMPORTANT MESSAGE
TO THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN ACROSS AMERICA!

Motion to Support the March for Peace, Justice and Democracy

AFT 1021 (United Teachers Los Angeles) tonight passed the following two motions to be sent to the California Federation of Teachers Convention in March--and then hopefully on to AFT in July! We urge you to adopt similar motions and continue the demand for peace ! We would like to thank the NY State United Teachers Executive Committee for most of the wording of the 2nd motion, which we adopted with the idea of approaching AFT with a united front against its current weak policy on the war. Note that this also asks AFT to affiliate with US Labor Against the War

A Legal Defense of Russell Tice, Whistleblower who Revealed President's Authorization of NSA's Warrantless Domestic Wiretapping

By JESSELYN RADACK, FindLaw

Russell Tice, one of the whistleblowers who revealed the National Security Agency's program of warrantless domestic wiretapping to the New York Times, now faces the full fury and force of the Executive Branch. His revelation - one that was intensely in the public interest, as it exposed blatant lawbreaking by the President himself - has brought FBI agents to his door.

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