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Progressive Democrats of America working with Afterdowningstreet.org and allied organizations are calling upon you to hold Bush and Cheney accountable. We need you to call your member of Congress and ask him or her to cosponsor Congressman Conyers' bills. Join us on the National PDA Call-In Day, January 9th, 2006. Let's kick off the New Year with a bang.
By Buzz Davis, Stoughton, WI
Below is a copy of the email invitation we are using to round up folks for our Saturday town meeting in Madison, WI. Ed Garvey is a member of Vets for Peace and he will speak along with others. Ed was the 1998 Democratic candidate for governor in WI. Tommy Thompson won as your know. Ed would be a great governor.
Out of Iraq Events Planned Nationwide on January 7th
National Call-In Day on Accountability Planned for January 9th
International Commission Taking "Indictments" to White House January 9th
Out of Iraq Events Planned in Over 70 Cities
Local organizations have planned over 70 Out of Iraq events around the country on or about January 7th. (See list at bottom.) Most of the events are town hall forums, and several will feature members of Congress, including Bobby Scott, Diane Watson, Jim McDermott, Adam Smith, Bob Filner, Martin Sabo, Jim Moran, Marty Meehan, and John Murtha. Several other events will feature congressional staff, congressional and senatorial candidates, local elected officials, and leaders of the peace movement, including Gold Star Families for Peace founder Cindy Sheehan, and After Downing Street Co-Founder John Bonifaz.
The International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration has announced January 20-22 for its final session of hearings. Verdicts are expected around the time of the Bush’s State of the Union address and nationwide demonstrations occurring then. The work of the Commission is historic, with the potential to profoundly affect the gathering storm around the Bush administration.
The International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration of the United States
The International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration of the United States, www.bushcommission.org
When the possibility of far-reaching war crimes and crimes against humanity exists, people of conscience have a solemn responsibility to inquire into the nature and scope of these acts and to determine if they do in fact rise to the level of war crimes and crimes against humanity. That is the mission of the International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity. The final session will be held January 20-22 in New York City. This tribunal will, with care and rigor, present evidence and assess whether George W. Bush and his administration have committed crimes against humanity. Well-established international law will be referenced where applicable, but the tribunal will not be limited by the scope of existing international law.
By World Can't Wait
If you don't want to end 2006 with Bush as President, and the Bush Regime's program succeeding in cementing a disastrous direction, take the next steps with The World Can't Wait...
Under cover of darkness, an anonymous White House official just declared war on the New York Times - as well as the First Amendment.
The UK government has been quick to deny that we practice, or tolerate the practice of Torture. So it is perhaps not suprising that they are determined that you should not see the following documents:
We The People remind Congress that they too took an oath to defend the Constitution, from both enemies foreign and domestic. 1. Call or Fax Congress and let them know, impeachment or else. 2. Organize State of the Union MOSH II protest, gather in DC to put the pressure on Congress the week before the SOTU. 3. Jan 31st, surround the capitol building, project truth videos to the riot cops, remind them that they too took an oath to defend the Constitution.
Published on Tuesday, December 27, 2005 by the Oakland Tribune
Big Brother is Watching
IT took 21 years longer than expected, but the future has finally arrived.
And we don't like it. Not one bit.
The Road Ahead in Iraq: Congressman Jim Moran to Hold a Town Hall Meeting on the
War, Featuring Rep. Jack Murtha (D-PA)
When: Thursday, January 5th, 6:30PM to 9:00PM
Where: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
4301 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22203
Let us impeach George Bush, and let it begin with me,
Let us impeach George Bush, and don't forget Dick Cheney.
With George Bush in prison, safer we will be,
Let's lock up big brother, and have some privacy.
Read the following letter to the editor from the Philadelphia Daily News, and then go here to write your own to your own local paper.
After considering his latest TV performance in defending his latest scandal, I write today to sound the alarm that our President is officially out of control. Though I had not considered it a serious possibility, after reflecting on it I agree with those who say it is time to get rolling with our impeachment option.
Since we told you Tuesday night about Congressman Conyers' new bills to hold Bush and Cheney accountable for their war lies, 26,000 people have visited the action alert page, and 17,000 have Emailed their Congress Members. You can add to those numbers here.
PeaceAction Montgomery will be working to end the war in Iraq by gathering in Washington, DC, and placing toy soldiers labeled "Bring Me Home" around each of the 56 Christmas trees on the Ellipse in front of the White House. Please join us in spreading the message of what the U.S. must do. The trees are part of the season's message of Peace on Earth. Each state and territory is sending its sons and daughters to fight in a war without reason or end. This must end. Let's place our wishes to bring these soldiers to safety at the foot of each tree and remind Americans that it's time to bring the soldiers home.
Here's an idea and a graphic from Daniel I. Fearn: Drive with your headlights on if you favor impeachment.
January 7 National Day of Town Hall Forums on Ending the War
Organize public meetings or smaller gatherings on Saturday, January 7, on the topic of ending the war!
Central Florida Vets for Peace, Code Pink, and Jewish War Vets deliver 924 "Bring the Troops Home - Out in '06" signatures to Republican Congressman
Tuesday January 31 - Drown Out Bush's Lies during the State of the Union
Saturday, February 4 - Protest at the Seat of Government! BUSH STEP DOWN
It's going to take an organized movement of millions to Drive OUT the Bush Regime: The LA Times reported last month that Bush's advisors hope his speech will lead the populace to "turn the page" on the debacle of the past few months, as crime after crime has been exposed and Bush's poll numbers fell. They're hoping to regroup and "reposition" Bush, to focus people on going forward united with his program. There is not doubt that he will push on "to radically remake society, very quickly, in a faxcist way, and for generations to come", as our Call says.
Can you please help spread this meme?
"Project for a New American Century" is the think tank that created US government neocons. Get people Googling PNAC, and they will find out that this neocon agenda is hardly what they voted for, indeed is dangerous to American life and to the world. Write it, say it - and now WEAR this meme.
Prices are marked very low; most profits will go to Crawford Peace House, Texas.
Protesters outside the White House fence last night made enough noise to disrupt the network anchors' parroting of Bush's talking points. Let's remember this and do it every time!