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Banned From Canada For War Protest

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 8:14 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

On the invitation six members of the Canadian Parliament to speak October 25 on Canada’s Parliament Hill as a member of a panel called “Peacebuilders Without Borders: Challenging the Post-0/11 Canada-US Security Agenda,” I arrived at the Ottawa airport in the ... More >>

Address by Mayor Ross “Rocky” Anderson October 07

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 7:45 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

Today, as we come together once again in this great city, we raise our voices in unison to say to President Bush, to Vice President Cheney, to other members of the Bush Administration (past and present), to a majority of Congress, including Utah’s ... More >>

Open Letter to the Government from an AWOL Soldier

Sunday, 21 October 2007, 5:59 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

My name is James Circello. I am sure some of you already know who I am now that wiretaps and spying on American citizens has been approved. Or maybe you've heard of me when you saw my name on a comprehensive list of Anti-War activists. Or maybe you just ... More >>

How the Military Can Stop an Iran Attack

Saturday, 13 October 2007, 4:38 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

Sometimes history--and necessity--make strange bedfellows. The German general staff transported Lenin to Russia to lead a revolution. Union-buster Ronald Reagan played godfather to the birth of the Polish Solidarity union. Equally strange--but perhaps ... More >>

Back from Iraq, on Tower on National Mall

Monday, 3 September 2007, 11:45 am | afterdowningstreet.org

My Son, Back from Iraq, Lives on Tower on National Mall By Mary Hanna remarks at press conference on August 31, 2007, in Charlottesville, Va. [photos, audio, video, media coverage: http://afterdowningstreet.org/maryhanna ] More >>

Cindy Sheehan's March from Texas to Arrive in D.C.

Wednesday, 18 July 2007, 12:33 am | afterdowningstreet.org

Cindy Sheehan is leading a march/drive from Crawford, Texas, to New York City. Participants in this Journey for Humanity share the goals of ending the occupation of Iraq, impeaching Cheney and Bush, restoring New Orleans, and funding human needs at home and in Iraq ... More >>

Nixon Ignored Subpoenas Too

Friday, 15 June 2007, 2:33 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

Condoleezza Rice is refusing to comply with a subpoena to appear before Congress. The Justice Department is refusing to produce subpoenaed documents. Harriet Miers and Sara Taylor will almost certainly refuse to comply with subpoenas to appear. ... More >>

Obama Would Use Force to Protect "Vital Interests"

Friday, 15 June 2007, 1:12 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

There is much that I can agree with or tolerate in Barack Obama's new article in Foreign Affairs . On the occupation of Iraq, he does not favor completely ending it, and he does not mention the ownership of oil, but he does say: More >>

Clinton Wants Troops in Iraq for at Least 10 Years

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 4:27 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

On Monday, Ted Koppel offered a report / commentary on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" which can be found online ( http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=10947954 ) with this headline: "A Duty to Mislead: Politics and the Iraq War," and ... More >>

David Swanson: Impeachment Sells

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 4:08 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

"I have a choice. I can either stand by and lead my constituents to believe I do not care that the president apparently no longer believes he is bound by any law or code of decency. Or I can act." -- U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman ... More >>

Concern Over Republican Threat to Rule of Law

Thursday, 14 June 2007, 2:51 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

CIA Veterans Write to RNC of Their Concern Over Republican Threat to Rule of Law http://afterdowningstreet.org/node/23618 More >>

Stop the Theft of Iraq's Oil in DC on June 5th

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 2:15 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

WHAT: Demonstration against US contractor paid by the US to help write and promote law in Iraq to put most of Iraq's oil under control of multinational oil corporations More >>

What I Learned About Being a Dick-Head

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 2:14 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

Visitors to the San Diego Zoo today had a surprise in store for them - the chain gang trio (Bush, Cheney and Condi) were bobbling their heads and performing their antics, dressed in prison stripes and waving big money around. I got to wear the ... More >>

Soldiers, Unarmed, Abandoned in Iraq’s Civil War!

Thursday, 31 May 2007, 10:33 am | afterdowningstreet.org

One need not be a linguist like George Lakoff to know that it’s hard to win a debate on the other guy’s assumptions. Or worse, the other guy’s lies. More >>

House of Representatives Votes On War Today

Friday, 11 May 2007, 10:21 am | afterdowningstreet.org

Today the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a variation of Rep. Jim McGovern's bill HR 746 to mandate the withdrawal of most American forces from Iraq. More >>

McGovern Withdraw From Iraq Amendment Vote Today

Friday, 11 May 2007, 10:15 am | afterdowningstreet.org

Emergency: House Vote Today On McGovern Amendment To Withdraw From Iraq In a late night development, the House Democratic leadership decided that Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) will offer a slight variation of his bill HR 746 to mandate the withdrawal ... More >>

20 Peace Organizations Write to Reid and Pelosi

Tuesday, 8 May 2007, 8:51 am | afterdowningstreet.org

Dear Mr. Reid and Mrs. Pelosi, The undersigned organizations write to urge you in the strongest possible terms to respond to President Bush's veto of the supplemental appropriations bill with a stronger bill, not a weaker one. More >>

Rocky Anderson vs Sean Hannity Impeachment Debate

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 4:46 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

World to Watch Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson Debate Fox "News" Goon Sean Hannity on Impeachment on Friday Night http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/node/22037 More >>

Woolsey, Waters, Lee Write to Pelosi

Wednesday, 2 May 2007, 9:02 am | afterdowningstreet.org

April 30, 2007 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives H-232, U.S. Capitol Dear Madame Speaker: More >>

Int. Officials Write Open Letter to George Tenet

Tuesday, 1 May 2007, 10:30 pm | afterdowningstreet.org

We write to you on the occasion of the release of your book, At the Center of the Storm. You are on the record complaining about the “damage to your reputation”. In our view the damage to your reputation is inconsequential compared to the harm ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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