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BY JENNIFER FERRIS, The Herald-Sun, NC, email@example.com
CHAPEL HILL -- Not content to leave politics to those in Washington, a local group wants to take national matters into their own hands.
IRAQI & U.S. WOMEN SAY NO TO WAR!
Tuesday 7 March 7-9 PM
Foundry United Methodist Church
Meet the Delegation:
Gold Star Mothers Cindy Sheehan and Elaine Johnson
Eman Khammas, Nadje Al-Ali, Faiza Al-Araji and Others
By David Swanson
A march had been planned for February 28, the eve of the scheduled March 1 evictions of Hurricane Katrina victims. FEMA moved the evictions to March 15, so activists have moved the march to March 14. A press conference on Capitol Hill will be followed by a march through Washington, D.C., past FEMA, past the Department of Homeland Security, and to the White House, where a permit has been obtained to rally in Lafayette Square Park until midnight. If Bush does not meet the marchers' demands, however, many plan not to leave.
UFPJ National Call-In Day
Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Call Congress: 202-224-3121
President Bush has asked Congress for another $72 billion for his illegal
war in Iraq. This will bring the cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
International Women's Day
A reading by D.C. Poets Against the War
BookWoman, Austin, TX
On March 8, 7 to 9 pm, women of the District of Columbia Poets Against the War (DC--PAW) will read from their work and the work of women poets from around the world for International Women's Day at BookWoman bookstore, 918 W. 12th Street (12th Street and Lamar), Austin, Texas. www.ebookwoman.com, phone (512) - 472-2785.
Press Conference: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
(Press Conference: Rayburn House Office Building - Room #2237)
Mardi Gras Style March for Justice: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
(March will start from Capitol South Metro Stop at 2:00 p.m. to the White House)
Rally & Protest at the White House: 3:00 p.m. - 11:59 p.m.
(Rally & Protest at the White House - Lafayette Park)
Malalai Joya Visits the United States!
A couple of weeks ago we announced to you that 27 year old Afghan Parliamentarian, Malalai Joya will visit the United States in an exciting multi-city tour this March. The BBC has called Malalai Joya "the most famous woman in Afghanistan."
Friday, February 24, 2006
NEW* MEHLMEN in Naples, FL: Ken Mehlman is in the Sunshine State today. Mehlman attends donor maintenance events at a luncheon in Naples, FL and at an evening event in Boca Raton, FL. He will be joined in his Florida travels with Gov. Jeb Bush to talk about the political landscape with people who have given to the RNC in the past, meeting with activists, past donors, party loyalists. [The Note, ABCNews.com, 02/24/06]
Monday, March 6, 2006 6-8 pm
** NO US-ISRAEL ATTACK ON IRAN
** ISRAEL STOP THREATENING NEIGHBORS WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS
** NUCLEAR FREE MIDDLE EAST
** EQUAL RIGHTS AND RIGHT OF RETURN FOR PALESTINIANS
Support Americans in Iraq and the Gulf Coast—Bring Our Troops Home NOW!
March 19th is the start of year four of the invasion of Iraq and the war on its people. Veterans For Peace, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, Gold Star Families for Peace, and hurricane survivors' organizations (SOS, PHRF, Common Ground, United Peace Relief, MS Immigrant Rights Alliance, and others) are organizing a five-day march along Gulf Coast Highway 90 to demand:
Click the Shirt! If y'all don't buy enough of these shirts, then the poor students in San Diego whom I'm flying out to talk to on March 3rd will go broke and face the Bush bankruptcy bill and have Army recruiters put up tents in the front yard. Buy the shirts!!
We received this statement relayed through
an e-mail message from Amjad Al-Jawhary of
the Federation of Worker Councils and
Unions of Iraq. The translation has been
Thursday, February 23, 2006
NEW* ROMNEY in Charleston, SC: Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the Citadel at 11:00 AM. [The Note, ABCNews.com, 02/23/06]
NEW* BUSH in Mishawaka, IN: POTUS delivers remarks at a Chocola for Congress Reception at Bethel College Indiana, at 12:35 PM. [White House Press Release]
Community Meeting on STOPPING WAR AGAINST IRAN
Friday, March 3rd 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Creating a Nuclear Weapons Free Middle East
St. Stephen's Church (16th and Newton St. NW, Washington DC)
Refreshments will be served.
My LTTE to the NY Times re: the UAE ports deal
Edited on Thu Feb-23-06 03:05 PM by brooklynite
I would like to join David Brook's plea for an end to the xenophobic anti-Arab reactions to the Dubai ports deal being made by our politicians and pundits ("Kicking Arabs in the Teeth", Feb 23). But, in doing so, I have to wonder where his concern has been for the past four years. Ever since 9/11, the Administration and its supporters, who pride themselves on "controlling the message", have apparently been happy to let firebrands like Ann Coulter, Rush Limbaugh and Rev. Pat Robertson stir up the conservative base in support of the Administration's war and security policies with anti-muslim and anti-Arab rhetoric that garners at most an occasional "tut, tut" when the oratory goes too far. Now that a business deal with the Arab world is pending, its not surprising that the angry emotional responses can't be curtailed. Perhaps a call for less teeth kicking would have been more productive at the start of our "War on Terror", rather than at this late date.
This guide is being provided to suggest ideas and actions that you can take to help ensure the impeachment of President George Bush and Vice President Richard Cheney. We encourage you to use any or all of these tools and to be creative.
We would like to let you know about an exciting opportunity for you to increase the impact and media attention for your March 18-19 anti-war events. CODEPINK will be bringing a delegation of Iraqi women to the US for March 8, International Women’s Day, as part of their campaign Women Say No to War (see www.womensaynotowar.org ). Some of these women are available to stay on for the anti-war protests marking the anniversary of the war.
Call the Capitol Hill Switchboard toll free at 888-818-6641 and ask to speak to your Representative (or one of your Senators). Give them this message:
"I strongly oppose the war in Iraq. I want all our troops brought home safely, without delay. I urge Representative X to vote against the President's $72.4 billion 'emergency' supplemental request for the war."
Take these to a meeting with your Congress Member: PDF.
How to Join a Pro-Impeachment Grassroots Movement http://www.pdamerica.org
How to Sign a Petition to Congress http://democrats.com/peoplesemailnetwork/65
How to Publicize Bush and Cheney's Crimes http://www.afterdowningstreet.org
How to Promote Investigation in Congress http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/?q=node/5768
Wednesday, February 22, 2006
NEW* BUSH in Washington, DC: POTUS delivers remarks to the Asia Society
at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, at 10:45 AM. POTUS will preview the
goals and themes for his upcoming trip to India and Pakistan. [White
“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
From the National Steering Committee of World Can't Wait, 2/21
When the President used the State of the Union address January 31 to relentlessly push his case for unending war on the world, unimpeded domestic spying, faith-based initiatives and an attack on stem cell research and abortion, some reported this as a "moderate speech with no new proposals." But there was a different response in the streets of more than 60 cities, when tens of thousands perceived Bush’s address as a State of Emergency. Then, Saturday, over two thousand came right to the White House to demand "Bush Step Down and Take Your Program with You!"
By Editor and Publisher
Scooter has come to Web, with the launch of a new site, the Libby Legal Defense Trust.
Dedicated to defending the recently-indicted former top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, I. Lewis Libby, the site features testimonials and fundraising appeals. Using a credit card, you can quickly contribute anywhere from $50 to $10,000 (or more)--or enroll in a monthly payment plan.
KYIV, UKRAINE CONFERENCE ON 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF CHORNOBYL BRINGING TOGETHER EXPERTS FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE
WILL FOCUS ON NEW INFORMATION ON CHORNOBYL CONSEQUENCES, FACTS ON NUCLEAR POWER TODAY & SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CHOICES
With the 20th anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster rapidly approaching, organizers of the Chornobyl+20: Remembrance for the Future conference today announced more details about conference speakers and format. The international conference will be held April 23-25, 2006 at the House of the Teacher in downtown Kyiv, Ukraine.