Much More in the August 2015 Portland Alliance:
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Some People who support Jill Stein…
Noam Chomsky, author and activist.
Richard Stallman, computer programmer and software freedom activist.
David Swanson, author and activist.
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and Global Exchange.
Ana Kasparian, co-host of the internet news show, The Young Turks.
Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and war correspondent.
Kevin Zeese, activist and attorney.
Camille Paglia, author, teacher, and social critic.
Matt Gonzalez, politician, lawyer, activist and 2008 independent Vice-Presidential candidate.
Jello Biafra, musician and 2000 Election Green Party candidate.
Julia Butterfly Hill, author, environmentalist, and activist.
there are millions more… and hundreds of thousands we have located!
Peter Parks helped me when he said, “Let us use this time not only to remember Greg, but to deepen our relations with each other and build an incredible knitting of relationships that will become a movement for a better world for our children.
It is possible. It is necessary.
Si se Puede!
Greg Margolis, Presente!
Much love to all,
And back to ya brother Peter…
“(Barack Obama) refused to prosecute his predecessors and has continued their crimes.
…He is, in truth, a war criminal easily the equal of his predecessor, George W. Bush, and perhaps even of Bush’s regent, former Vice President Dick Cheney.”
To personalize this for a moment, imagine a bully sitting on a smaller child, and every time someone objects to the fact that the bully is beating the smaller child with an iron rod, the bully exclaims, “Well, he tried to slap me, so I was forced to defend myself.” No, you can’t claim that you’re beating the smaller child with an iron rod in self-defense, especially when you can end the entire confrontation simply by getting off him. Back to the political reality, Norman Finkelstein put it best: “The refrain that Israel has the right to self-defense is a red herring: the real question is, does Israel have the right to use force to maintain an illegal occupation? The answer is no.”
Finally, in perhaps his worst betrayal yet, Sanders joined a host of liberal Democrats including Barbara Lee and John Conyers to vote for HR 282, the Iran Freedom Support Act — which bears a striking resemblance to the resolutions that set up the framework for the war on Iraq.
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…I asked Jeff about his future. He told me calmly that all of his appeal options have been exhausted. Unless the Governor of Missouri grants Jeff clemency and sets him free, he will likely die there.
We can tell the cons, profiteers and war mongers there time has come. They’re out of time, out of their minds and out of luck. W’ere not gonna surrender.