Protest Withdrawal Plan Fri 6-24

President Obama’s speech regarding the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan is NEWS. The local media wants to know how people in the Fresno area feel about it. So this is the time when a street demonstration will get TV coverage.

Any troop withdrawal is good, but the president’s proposed withdrawal is WAY TOO SMALL.

I URGE YOU TO JOIN THE PROTEST organized by Progressive Democrats of America and Peace Fresno tomorrow, Friday, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. at one of Clovis’ busiest intersections and near local military recruitment offices. We will stand on the corners of

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Events and Actions

Events:

Friday, June 3, 4:30 – 6:00

“Bring ‘em home now!” Peace Fresno demonstration at the corner of Shaw and Blackstone. We have the signs. You have the bodies. Please join us as we take a public stand and call for bringing the troops home.

Saturday, June 4 · 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The 21st Annual Central Valley & Fresno’s GLBT Pride Parade and Festival will take place in the Tower District between 10am and 3pm. Help carry the Peace Fresno banner and march with us. Join in at the beginning at

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Memorial Day Message

Letter to the Editor of the Fresno Bee The cost of war Posted at 12:30 AM on Monday, May. 30, 2011

Hooray for Memorial Day weekend. Parties and camp-outs, celebration of the beginning of summer, patriotic displays, and sales, sales, sales.

Or. . . a time to remember the tragic, horrendous human cost of war.

If every one of us had to send a loved one to every military adventure our country engages in, maybe we’d work harder to find ways to fight fewer wars. The greatest diplomats and pacifists are often former military men

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