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End the War Now! Impeach Bush & Cheney


Town Hall Forum on the War in Iraq
Monday, March 13, 7 p.m. McLEOD AUDITORIUM - UVA School of Nursing.

Eman Ahmad Khamas, Iraqi journalist, activist living in Baghdad, defends women’s rights, documents crimes committed by U.S. and Iraqi forces.

Lt.Col.Karen Kwiatkowski, retired from Office of the Sec. of Defense on Near East South Asia Policy, outspoken critic of the Pentagon's pre-war propaganda development.

Strategy for meeting with Congresspeople on impeachment

Work with the campaign office
By Carol Wolman,

Congresspeople have two offices, a congressional office, which handles their current business, and a campaign office, which handles their upcoming election, which occurs every two years. Staying in Congress is a prime goal, as committee assignments and power depend on seniority,- the number of times the person is re-elected. Therefore, the campaign office is ongoing. Often the same staff covers both offices locally.



New "Impeach Bush & Cheney!" bumper stickers are now available! The sticker is a 11 1/2 inches by 3 inches, black with white lettering. Below the message is "Progressive Democrats of America" and, along with the union bug. Centered in bold white lettering across the middle of the sticker is: "Impeach Bush & Cheney"!

March on the Pentagon

From Mourning to Resistance 3 Years too Many – Stop the War!

March on the Pentagon, March 20, 2006, Washington, D.C.

Join the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance to STOP the WAR NOW!
Marking the end of the 3rd year since the war began.

An Example of How to Write to Your Congress Member

February 20, 2006
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
One Maritime Plaza
Toledo, Ohio 43604

Dear Congresswoman Kaptur:

In June of 2005, nine months ago, a few representatives of the Northwest Ohio
Peace Coalition met with you for the express purpose of discussing the

Why Peace Organizations Should Work for the Impeachment of Bush and Cheney

By David Swanson

1.-Impeachment is where people's energy is, all over the country. If we want a large and growing and democratic movement, we should listen to our members.

2.-Exposing the lies and the crimes related to this war is, more than anything else, building opposition to the war, as well as to future wars. There is no better way to expose the crimes than to demand an investigation that could lead to impeachment. (As demanded by H Res 635.)

Harper's and Impeachment

The new issue of Harper's magazine, , has a cover story (not online yet) by the editor Lewis Lapham laying out the case for impeachment. And Harper's has planned the following event:

The Difference One Person Can Make

By Bob Blumenthal,

In Morris County, NJ there is an intersection at Kinnelon Road and
Route 23. Between 7:30 am and 9:00 am, about 8,000 cars pass this
point. In early December, I decided to stage a one man protest against

Road to Peace Goes Through Santa Cruz

By David Swanson

The following are remarks I made last Wednesday night in Santa Cruz, California, at an event held in the Veterans Hall, where the star speaker was Medea Benjamin, and where a group of Raging Grannies with pink aprons and rolling pins belted out anti-Bush songs of their own creation that brought down the house. Medea was tremendous, and I recommend watching the video once they get it online.

Scott Ritter Going to Texas

U.S. Tour of Duty's Real Intelligence Project, KPFT 90.1, MonkeyWrench Books and Light in the Darkness Publications present two emergency public discussions about Iraq, Iran and America's constitutional crisis with

Nonviolent Resistance at Lockheed Martin

"Mourning to Resistance": Sundown Candlelight Vigil & Peace Ceremony marking the 3rd Anniversary of the War of Occupation in Iraq
Sunday, March 19th 2006 6:15PM
Philadelphia, PA USA

The reading of names of the war dead - Iraqi and U.S. - and the intonement of bells and drums will accompany the candlelight vigil. The ceremony for peace will include music, readings, and a circle of peace.

Nine Ways to Take Action on Third Anniversary of War

Have you made plans yet to mark the third anniversary of the Iraq War?

From time to time, our movement gathers in mass mobilizations (as we will on April 29 in New York City). As dramatic and inspiring as those events are, the heart and soul of the peace movement is community-based, local work, which is why United for Peace and Justice has called for nationally coordinated local actions on the third anniversary of the Iraq War.

Scott Ritter and Gore Vidal to Speak in LA

U.S. Tour of Duty's Real Intelligence Project, Los Angeles City Beat, and Progressive Talk AM 1150 present an emergency public discussion about Iraq, Iran and America's constitutional crisis with

Former UN Weapons Inspector SCOTT RITTER and GORE VIDAL



Both Richard Nixon and George W. Bush carried out an ILLEGAL wiretapping program
Against people in the United States.

George W. Bush LIED to the people and Congress about the justifications for going to war on Iraq!

Action Alert: Missing From ABC's WMD 'Scoop' -- Star defector Hussein Kamel said weapons were destroyed

On February 15, ABC investigative reporter Brian Ross delivered an exclusive report on World News Tonight and Nightline that purported to be a bombshell. ABC had obtained tape-recorded conversations from mid-1995 that seemed to show that Iraq had been concealing its weapons of mass destruction program. The tapes, according to Ross, "will only serve to fuel the continuing debate about Saddam's true intentions and whether he, in fact, did hide weapons of mass destruction." But ABC viewers were left in the dark about information that would undermine the tape's most important revelations.

Take Action: Demand Coverage of Able Danger

By David DeGraw,

The House Armed Services Committee recently held a hearing about the controversial Able Danger data-mining program. The secret intelligence program, which used advanced computerized link and pattern analysis techniques, purportedly identified four 9/11 hijackers a year before the worst terror attacks on American soil.


Saturday, April 1, Atlanta will host the largest anti-war march in the history of the South

The date, APRIL FIRST, links the 3rd anniversary of the war, March 20, with the 38th anniversary of Dr. King's death, April 4.

New Graphic

By Patrick

Large GIF

National "Vote No on the War Supplemental" Call-in Day will be Tuesday, Feb. 28

UFPJ Legislative Alert: Bush asks for $72.4 Billion More; Total cost of war approaches $400 Billion!

President Bush has submitted his "emergency" supplemental appropriation request to Congress. He is asking for $72.4 billion for the continued occupation of Iraq and the war in Afganistan. This is in addition to the $320 billion already spent on Iraq and Afganistan, and in addition to the $460 billion in military spending in the 2007 budget.

An Evening of Conversation with Harry Belafonte

Celebrating 10 Years of Democracy Now!, join us for an evening of
conversation with Harry Belafonte

Democracy Now! and WBAI invite you to join us for an evening ofconversation
with Harry Belafonte, Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez and WBAI's Bernard White as

The Silence of the Dead, The Voices of the Living: A Witness to End the War in Iraq

May 11-14, 2006 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. and across the United States

On Mother’s Day weekend, you are invited to join members and supporters of the American Friends Service Committee, Gold Star Families for Peace, Gold Star Families Speak Out, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows, and Veterans for Peace, who will gather for four days of witness in Washington, D.C. (and in sites around the country) to call for an end to the Iraq War. We will mourn for the thousands who have been lost and call for an end to the war that continues to take Iraqi, U.S. and other lives.

Where to Protest Peacefully

Friday, February 17, 2006
CANCELED* (Due to his appendectomy yesterday, Gov. Pataki cancelled his
plans to travel to New Hampshire) PATAKI in Bedford, NH: Pataki will
speak about homeland security issues as the featured speaker at the

March to Lieberman's Office to Oppose War

Connecticut Opposes the WAR! March to Senator Lieberman’s Office
March 19th, 2 p.m.
Hartford, Old State House, 800 Main St.,
Tell Sen. Lieberman Connecticut Opposes the WAR! He Should Too!
$250 BILLION spent on the war so far! This money could fund Jobs, Health Care, Education and Housing; Take Care of Our Vets and Fight Violence in our Cities!

The World Peace Forum 2006 is a go!

We continue to organize and now, more than ever, must rely on the strength, energy and resources of civil society. We are doing all we can to ensure its’ success, and I hope you will consider doing the same:

Four influential Latino peace activists will lead a 241 mile quest for peace!

On March 12, 2006 Fernando Suarez del Solar, Pablo Paredes, Camilo Mejia and Aidan Delgado will lead a coalition of the willing across a 241 mile quest for peace that aims at raising the Latino voice of opposition to the War in Iraq. The March will run from Tijuana, Mexico all the way to the Mission district of San Francisco, making strategic, symbolic and ceremonial stops along the way. The 241 mile march is inspired by Gandhi’s 1930 Salt March of that same distance, protesting British imperialism, and will serve as a loud cry for an end to the bloodshed in Iraq.


Veterans' and Survivors' March for Peace and JusticeMobile to New Orleans

March 14-19, 2006

Friends and allies:Antiwar veterans groups and Katrina survivors are planning a very politically significant action this coming March 14-19. They need your endorsement and support.Hurricane Katrina is in the news again, as thousands of hurricane

Where to Protest Peacefully

Thursday, February 16, 2006
UPDATED* BUSH in Washington, DC: The President participates in a Health
Care panel discussion at the Department of Health and Human Services at
1:15 PM. [White House Press Release]

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