Letter of czech mayors and nonviolent movement to Obama

22.11.2008 Dear President-elect Obama:Please accept our congratulations on your victory in the United States presidential election.We address this appeal to you due to our concern for the preservation of the democratic process in the Czech Republic and for the security of the European community.As you know, the Bush government and the Czech government have agreed … Continue reading Letter of czech mayors and nonviolent movement to Obama

“Happy” Veterans Day

Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans Join The Homeless Ethan Kreutzer joined the Army at the age of 17 and fought with the 19th Airborne in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. When he retuned home, he had no money, no education and no civilian job experience. He soon became homeless. He slept in an alley off Haight Street, behind two … Continue reading “Happy” Veterans Day

It’s the wars, silly

Tonight at our weekly sidewalk peace vigil (ongoing weekly since 2001), a bus driver stopped in front of us, opened the door, and said "Obama won, so why are you still out here?".  I answered:  "Because there are still wars going on."  He nodded his head in agreement and then stated, "I'm afraid it's going to … Continue reading It’s the wars, silly

Veterans beaten and arrested at Hofstra Debate

http://www.squadron13.com/BillPerry/HofstraDebate/default.htm Click link for photos and video (viewer discretion advised) A group of peaceful IVAW Veterans with aspirations to contribute questions for Presidential Debate use was turned away prior to the debate, brutally trampled by mounted police, and arrested. Why won’t Obama or McCain hear what these former servicemembers have to say? Pictures below (viewer … Continue reading Veterans beaten and arrested at Hofstra Debate

On The Seventh Anniversary of 9/11

This came across my email desk from the group Peaceful Tomorrows, a group of families of victims in the World Trade Center Bombings on September 11, 2001, that formed just after that horrific tragedy to turn their grief into action.  Here is there message today on teh 7th anniversary of that incident:September 11, 2008 Dear … Continue reading On The Seventh Anniversary of 9/11

Comparisons between Obama and McKinney on Key Issues

Comparisons between Obama and McKinney on Key Issues(Compiled by Bruce Gagnon, member of Maine Greens and Mainers For Cynthia McKinney Committee.) Impeachment: Cass Sunstein, an adviser to Barack Obama from the University of Chicago Law School, says that prosecuting criminal conduct from the Bush Administration. risks a "cycle" of criminalizing public service and Democrats should … Continue reading Comparisons between Obama and McKinney on Key Issues