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
I find it interesting that the Mormon Church went to great lengths to not only openly support the passage of Proposition 8, but financed an advertising campaign urging voters to support it which included messages to voters, believe it or not, such as if gay marriage is permitted, kindergärtners are likely to be educated on gay … Continue reading The Mormon Church on “moral” issues
I and several other people got right up to the Stewart's luxurious home where Bush had his mid day luncheon fundraiser today. I am in the brown shirt holding the sign that says "George 'War Crimes' Bush"! Here is the link: http://www.ksl.com/?nid=148&sid=3409820
A Green Party colleague of mine alerted me to this project. I find it interesting and with the potential to have much more of an effect than the almost worn out march and rally event: --------------------------------------Seasons of Discontent: A Presidential Occupation Project (SODaPOP) By Jeff Leys and Brian Terrell Nonviolent Civil Resistance During the Presidential … Continue reading Beyond Marches and Rallies: SODaPOP
Greetings from Utah and from the Green Party of the United States! I vividly remember choosing my favorite color at the age of 8 - GREEN. My love of green is rooted in my love for life on this planet.. and so it is fitting that I would align myself the Green Party. I belong … Continue reading My LA Speech
In this simulation of what soldiers do in Iraq, these vets of Iraq Veterans Against the War, portray a typical day on the streets of U.S. soldiers. Great counter recruitment tool. Thanks to Pat Elder for sending this.
This week:The U.S. Senate is proposing to cut off funding for the Iraq War after March 31, 2008.Wait, though.The U.S. Senate is proposing to still spend 120 Billion dollars on Iraq and Afghanistan.But wait.The U.S. Senate proposes a call for troops to begin leaving Iraq by October 1.But then....The U.S. Senate say the president can … Continue reading Huh?
One Utah has a couple of posts on the Rocky vs. Hannity event from a few nights ago: Rocky Hannity Debate - Entire Show - FoxThe “Rockity I” AwardsRocky v Hannity - Live Blog by Grokov.
I was approached a couple of months ago about organizing a presentation by a Utah citizen who was part of the Christian Peacemakers Team in Iraq, Will Vanwagenen. will spent time in Iraq since 2005 documenting various things there. Will was kidnapped for 9 days a few months ago in Iraq, an event on which … Continue reading Eyewitness View of Iraq
There have been articles and posts in various sources that indicate a U.S. Military engagement against Iran could happen soon.