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Peace Poet Luke Nephew: “There’s a Man Under that Hood!”


By BillyClub - Posted on 12 January 2011

On Jan. 11, 2011, outside the U.S. Justice Department in Washington, D.C., Peace Poet Luke Nephew recited his poem, “There’s a Man Under that Hood!” The demonstration was directed at Closing Gitmo and ending torture. To learn more, go to: WitnessTorture.

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Of course there should never be any hoods keeping people disoriented and afraid. But it would appear that we have a large percentage of our country under a hood of misinformation. Their freedom is something of a lie. But it is a comfortable lie -- except when Luke stands up and speaks truth to power with a backdrop of courageous individuals who stand for justice.

In a perfect world we would not deny animals their natural freedom of movement and life just because we think they were born to be our dinner. Humans should have better moral sense than animals but often it appears they do not.

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January 10 and 11:
Events in Washington DC to present a petition telling president elect to end wars:
https://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=12501

January 20-21 Occupy the Inauguration
 
January 29 David Swanson speaking in Arlington, Va.
 
February David Swanson debating a war supporter in Boston, Mass.
 
April 21-23 UNAC's annual conference in Richmond, Va.

April 29 possible multi-issue protest in DC.

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