Iraq Vets Against the War: Operation First Casualty Giving our cities a glimpse into what occupation feels and looks like and that really supporting the troops means ending the war.
by Kevin Martin Executive Director, Peace Action Will the people of Iraq ever forgive us? Every Member of Congress who voted for this is an accessory to quagmire, murder and destruction, plain and simple. Senate vote was 80-14 for blank check, interesting that Obama and Clinton voted right, […]
I would add “and so will tens of thousands of Iraqis” to the above quote from U.S. Representative Maurice Hinchey (D-NY). Unfortunately, even self-described anti-war members of Congress continue to vote to spend our tax dollars to perpetuate the U.S. occupation of Iraq because of the need to […]
by Kevin Martin, Executive Director Yesterday, Congress showed once again it is tone-deaf to the wishes of the people, with the Senate voting down an amendment to cut off funding for the Iraq war by March 31, 2008 and the House failing to adopt an amendment to send a […]
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-hayden/they-want-us-out-iraqi-p_b_48448.html THEY WANT US OUT Iraqi parliamentarians sign withdrawal petition By TOM HAYDEN For the Huffington PostIn an historic step, the besieged Iraqi parliament has taken a stand against the US occupation and for a rapid withdrawal of American troops. This is the perfect opportunity for a face-saving […]
by Kevin Martin and Paul Kawika Martin Instead of responding to President George “Commander Guy” Bush’s veto of the nearly $100 billion supplemental war funding bill with a proposal to only fund the safe and orderly withdrawal of all U.S. troops, contractors and bases from Iraq, the House […]
By Kevin Martin, Executive Director, Peace Action and Peace Action Education Fund My ancestral homeland, Kansas (my great-great grandparents were Quaker abolitionists who helped found Kansas as a free state) is often devastated by tornadoes (in fact I witnessed a powerful one in Topeka when I was a […]
General Eaton’s Letter to President Bush on Veto May 1, 2007 President George W. Bush The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President, Today, in your veto message regarding the bipartisan legislation just passed on Operation Iraqi Freedom, you asserted that you so decided […]