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Below is the press release from KnowDrones.com, a national group, and the Vets for Peace and the Democrat Party Vets in Sacramento about the airing of TV commercials covering U.S. drone attacks: ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 05:53 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .[ Note to TomDispatch Readers: We have an interesting offer today and I’d ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 08:44 AM PST with 4 Recommends
In the wake of the latest escalation of the U.S. military operations in the Middle East, it’s time to remember the origin of Veterans Day. In 1926, the U.S. Congress officially recognized the ...
by mbenefiel
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:30 AM PST with 2 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2014/08/from-ferguson-to-staten-island-building.html From Ferguson to Staten Island Building Resistance to Police Terror withMichael McPhearson, Ex. Dir.
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Aug 28, 2014 at 01:57 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Paul Harper Dillon my teacher, mentor and friend for the past 20 years passed away last week in the mountains Peru. He was a graduate of Cornell Univ. Dr of Social Anthropology and worked his ...
by gordonsoderberg
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jul 24, 2014 at 10:01 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In the wake of the recent upsurge of violence in Palestine-Israel, the US-based Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is pitching an open letter under the heading " End the bombing. End the occupation. " The ...
by Artesian Royalty
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Jul 12, 2014 at 08:29 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Occupy San Diego got this message from Veterans for Peace: Thursday, June 19, 2014 San Diego Veterans for Peace is calling for a bannering on the 6th Avenue overpass (over I-5) this Thursday, June ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 18, 2014 at 09:39 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Two years ago, I wrote about a moving Memorial Day encounter I had with a World War II veteran while I was out canvassing to recall GovernEr Scott Walker . This year, I decided to mark Memorial Day ...
by Wisco Wherls
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue May 27, 2014 at 11:18 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
As potlucks often miraculously provide, the spread included all courses from appetizers to dessert. In much the same way, our discussions revealed an astonishing variety of activism and depth of ...
by occupystephanie
Comment Count 36 comments on Mon Mar 03, 2014 at 01:27 PM PST with 24 Recommends
It’s true! We all know (or should know) that on November 11, 1918, the “War to end all wars” came to an end with the armistice agreement between the major powers. It became know as “...
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 10:51 AM PST with 63 Recommends
I support the Veterans For Peace right to march in the Veterans Day Parade in Phoenix this upcoming week ! I support VFP's right to march in the parade. I do believe Mayor Stanton and the city of ...
by thedamnliberal
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Nov 10, 2013 at 01:43 AM PST with 16 Recommends
A quick diary to spread the word that a rally will be held tomorrow (Sat, Sept. 7) at 1:00 PM to oppose US action in Syria. The gathering place will be at the corner of Park and Tremont Sts. just ...
by brae70
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Sep 06, 2013 at 08:43 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The Wall Street Journal recently published an editorial by David J. Bobb titled, "Howard Zinn and the Art of Anti-Americanism " Here's my reply:
by dan kaufman
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Aug 19, 2013 at 08:32 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Scott Walker is in the business of giving us photo ops, which could be the picture on the front cover of his future ghostwritten autobiography titled Unintimidated .  He gave us option 1 , option 2 ...
by Jeffsimpson
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Aug 07, 2013 at 06:25 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Memorial Day is a day that was originally set aside to decorate the graves of the Civil War dead. It later expanded to honor the deceased of all wars, and many use this day to remember ALL the ...
by brae70
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
It must be. After all, Sally Quinn, wife of former legendary editor of the Washington Post Ben Bradlee and author of the "On Faith" part of the paper, wrote that U.S. military should put religious ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT with 336 Recommends
Pat Scanlon is a Vietnam veteran and the coordinator (elected leader) of the Boston chapter of Veterans for Peace, also called the "Smedley Butler Brigade". As luck would have it, a diary about ...
by brae70
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I did. They've been part of our local parades and ceremonies honoring veterans and celebrating our country for years. They carry their banners and flags and march in cadence with all of the other ...
by 51percent
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 02:00 AM PST with 15 Recommends
I was a military brat. My father was a World War II and Korean War veteran and career Army man. I grew up believing in the power and patriotism of the U.S. military, but being patriotic does not ...
by Barbara Lee
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 03:16 PM PDT with 82 Recommends
Of all the The President's appointments that have puzzled and disturbed some 2008 supporters like myself who believe they were promised a serious change from Bushco (see Geithner, Summers, Salazar, ...
by divineorder
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Oct 19, 2012 at 11:20 AM PDT with 23 Recommends