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Authorities Brace For A Perfect Storm In Crawford

Authorities Brace For A Perfect Storm In Crawford
Local Officials Brace For Weekend Protest

The population of Crawford could increase tenfold this weekend as anti-war and pro-Bush protesters stream into town for vigils and rallies.

As many as 7,000 demonstrators could gather in and around the town of about 700 people near the President’s Central Texas ranch, and local authorities spent the day Friday making plans to deal with the crowds and the potential for problems.

The combination of high summer temperatures and high emotions could lead to confrontations that authorities hope to defuse quickly.

Momentum for the weekend of demonstrations both for and against the war and the President’s policy on Iraq has been building ever since Cindy Sheehan of Vacaville, Calif. began what at first was a quiet vigil along a rural roadside, demanding a meeting with the President about the death of her son Casey, 24, a 1st Cavalry Division soldier who was killed in 2004 in Iraq.

Sheehan’s protest quickly attracted the attention of the White House press corps and within days was receiving national and international attention and generating local and national controversy.

Other anti-war demonstrators joined Sheehan’s vigil at “Camp Casey

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Now that "W's" Gallup Poll shows only a 40% ALL TIME LOW APPROVAL RATING....THIS IS BASICALLY ALL THEY HAVE LEFT IN ORDER TO STAY IN POWER!! (These are excerpts I've copied and pasted and not the "whole newstory!)

LaRouche Says 'Georgie Porgie And Hitler' Running Government And Leading World Into Global Disaster
Former Democratic nominee for President and Labor Party Presidential candidate, Lyndon LaRouche, claims martial law is right around the corner if Bush, Cheney and the neo-cons aren't removed from their stranglehold on government.
August 26, 2005

By Greg Szymanski

He likes to call President Bush “Georgie Porgie

I'm thinking of driving to Camp Casey when I get off work at 7 tomorrow morning. I will be able to take off for 36 hours instead of the usual 12. It's 400 miles, after a twelve hour shift and I wont be able to go home and get my mail for another three weeks or so if I go to Crawford. I haven't slept very well the past couple of days either, so I'm having a real struggle to decide. I hate to miss my last chance to see this bit of history in the making.


The "Powers that Be" should be organising an International Conference in Jerusalem in the very near future. People all around the world are seeking sanctuary, and all of the differences are being brought out into the open. Everyone should remember that we are all God's children and he wants us all to live in peace and security together.

Discussing points of difference to reach a solution is a noble thing to do. Resorting to violence to solve a problem is insane behaviour.

Remember everyone...This is the year 2005 ! Haven't we progressed ?

There is a way forward. The Gordian Knot of world politics can be cut forever.

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