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August 16th, 2005

Santa Feans join Crawford protest

By Anne Constable / The New Mexican Tim Origer, a disabled veteran from Santa Fe, spent last weekend in a weedy ditch near President Bush's Crawford, Texas, ranch. Origer, who lost his leg in Vietnam more than 25 years ago, wore shorts, his Purple Heart and a Marine Corps cap ... continue reading

August 14th, 2005

Atascadero man joins anti-war campaign in Crawford

Bill Mitchell camps outside the president's ranch in Texas in solidarity with Cindy Sheehan, whose son was killed in the same attack in Iraq as Mitchell's son was in 2004 By Leslie Griffy / San Luis Obispo Tribune Bill Mitchell is sleeping in a ditch in Crawford, Texas, tonight. The ... continue reading

August 13th, 2005

N.J. mom on front lines of Bush ranch protest

By Sonia Sangha / North Jersey Media Laura Bush lowered the window of her car on Friday, catching a glimpse of the crowd gathered outside the Bush compound in Crawford, Texas. "She actually had the window opened," said Sue Niederer of Mercer County. "She saw us." The last time Niederer ... continue reading

August 12th, 2005

In the eye of a storm

Vacaville woman's quest draws notice but no meeting with President Bush By M.S. Enkoji / Sacramento Bee CRAWFORD, Texas - The quest of a once unassuming Vacaville woman to meet with President Bush about her slain soldier son is taking on iconic status alongside a Texas cow pasture. After six ... continue reading

August 12th, 2005

Iowa mom joins Iraq War protest in Crawford

By Barb Ickes / Quad-City Times After driving 16 hours straight, Caryn Unsicker was understandably strung-out Thursday afternoon. Using a borrowed cell phone to call from the Crawford (Texas) Peace House, the Silvis, Ill., woman's voice cracked with emotion. She had arrived in Crawford after midnight Thursday, but made her ... continue reading

August 10th, 2005

The Peaceful Occupation of Camp Crawford (Day 4)

-- a message from Cindy Sheehan, Crawford, TX Today started at 4am when I had to get up and get ready to be on Good Morning America. It was pouring down rain at Camp Casey. The wind was blowing and there was thunder and lightening. It was pretty exciting. The ... continue reading

August 9th, 2005

"Security Threat"

-- a Message From Cindy Sheehan, Crawford, TX Where do I begin? Today was a highly eventful day. This entry won’t be artful, but utilitarian. I conservatively got 3 to 5 phone calls a minute. I did about 25 phone interviews and several TV interviews. I did several right-wing radio ... continue reading

August 7th, 2005

Soldier's mom digs in near Bush ranch

Senator sees 'echoes of Vietnam' in vigil to meet president CRAWFORD, Texas (CNN) -- A mother whose son was killed in Iraq says she is prepared to continue her protest outside President Bush's ranch through August until she is granted an opportunity to speak with him. Later, in a TV ... continue reading

August 7th, 2005

Mom Protesting Iraq War Meets Bush Aides

By Deb Riechmann / Associated Press CRAWFORD, Texas - The angry mother of a fallen U.S. soldier staged a protest near President Bush's ranch Saturday, demanding an accounting from Bush of how he has conducted the war in Iraq. Supported by more than 50 demonstrators who chanted, "W. killed her ... continue reading

August 6th, 2005

Mom of Slain Soldier Stages Bush Protest

By Deb Reichmann / Associated Press CRAWFORD, Texas - The angry mother of a fallen U.S. soldier staged a protest near President Bush's ranch on Saturday, demanding an accounting from the president of how he has conducted the war in Iraq. Supported by more than 50 shouting demonstrators, Cindy Sheehan, ... continue reading

August 5th, 2005

"What Have We Done?"

By Dahr Jamail / Dahr Jamail's Iraq Dispatches As the blood of US soldiers continues to drain into the hot sands of Iraq over the last several days with at least 27 US soldiers killed and the approval rating for his handling of the debacle in Iraq dropping to an ... continue reading

July 22nd, 2005

Bush Administration Files 11th Hour Papers Blocking the Release of Darby CD Photos and Video Of Abu Ghraib Torture

Center for Constitutional Rights On July 22, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) denounced the latest efforts of the Bush Administration to block the release of the Darby photos and videos depicting torture at Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison facility. On June 2, 2004, CCR, along with the ACLU, Physicians for ... continue reading

July 7th, 2005

Parents fighting to keep kids from military

Campaign aims to help families opt out of recruitment driveBy Tony Manolatos / Lansing State Journal Even as Deb Regal's son prepares to leave for Iraq with his Marine aviation unit, she's mailing fliers, lecturing, posting messages online and planning her next move.The Pinckney middle school teacher says she'll do ... continue reading

July 7th, 2005

Calif. Guard Unit's Possible Spying Probed

By Don Thompson / Associated Press Military authorities Wednesday began investigating whether a California National Guard unit was created to spy on citizens, as dozens of demonstrators confronted Guard officials while armed soldiers stood by. The federal probe of the nation's largest National Guard force involves the U.S. Army's inspector ... continue reading

July 3rd, 2005

Guard unit monitored peace rally

By Cory Golden / Davis Enterprise A new California National Guard intelligence unit meant to help local law enforcement deal with terrorist threats tracked a recent protest co-sponsored by the Davis chapter of Code Pink: Women for Peace. Guard officials have said the unit will not violate long-standing rules barring ... continue reading

June 27th, 2005

After combat, sailor redraws battle lines

By Kate Wiltrout / Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH — Against the marbled greens of Charlie Anderson’s camouflage shirt rest a handful of brightly colored ribbons . They represent nine years as a Navy hospital corpsman: individual commendation, good conduct, combat action, service in national defense, the war on terror, deployment at ... continue reading

May 29th, 2005

Veteran of Iraq war describes its horrors

Soldier now conscientious objector By Brandon Mackey / Ventura County Star Behind eyes resembling pools of serenity, and a demeanor of calm and peace, Aidan Delgado keeps graphic memories of human suffering from the Iraqi war close. The 23-year-old Army Reserve veteran from Florida shared the memories and just as ... continue reading

May 29th, 2005

Modern memorials stand for the warriors, not the war

By Gregg Zoroya / USA Today Grass-roots memorials to the war dead in Iraq and Afghanistan are spreading across America, and the driving force behind them is often the same: to commemorate the individuals, rather than the wars. "It's more about glorifying the everyman in ways that we haven't seen ... continue reading

May 29th, 2005

Protesters greet air show with black coffins, leaflets

Anti-war protesters focus their message at an annual Memorial Day air show. By Megan Rolland / Missourian Black coffins lined one entrance to the Salute to Veterans Air Show on Saturday as thousands of spectators entered the show’s tarmac at the Columbia Regional Airport. Members from the Mid-Missouri Fellowship of ... continue reading

May 28th, 2005

Anti-war sailor lifts foes of Iraq policy

Sentence for defying deployment orders less than expected By Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle Pablo Paredes' name will be invoked by antiwar veterans and activists at Memorial Day events in the Bay Area and elsewhere this weekend, but not because he was sentenced to three months of hard labor ... continue reading

May 4th, 2005

Ex-soldier voices his objections to war in Iraq

By Sandra Gonzales / Mercury News Camilo Mejia can no longer stay silent, not after watching civilians die in the Iraq war or enduring attacks by mortars and grenades. Months after his release from an Oklahoma military jail for deserting his Florida National Guard unit in Iraq, the 29-year-old continues ... continue reading

April 29th, 2005

Protesters: 'No more war'

By Chris Durant / Times-Standard EUREKA -- About 30 war protesters carrying homemade signs and banging on drums danced and debated in front of the military recruiting offices along Broadway on Wednesday afternoon. One representative said it was part of the weeklong "No More War: Remembrance and Resistance" activities on ... continue reading

March 20th, 2005

Mother of soldier applauds protest

By John Petrick / North Jersey Media ENGLEWOOD - Eunice Dartey, whose 22-year-old son left for Iraq the day after Christmas, broke into tears as she watched about 150 protesters wave banners and chant anti-war slogans Saturday. "It was just the two of us. I don't have any other family ... continue reading

March 16th, 2005

Military Families, Iraq Veterans Come to Fayetteville on 2nd Anniv. of Iraq War to Say: 'Support the Troops; Bring Them Home NOW'

U.S. Newswire Military Families Speak Out will join with Iraq Veterans Against the War, Gold Star Families for Peace, Veterans for Peace, Vietnam Veterans Against the War and thousands of others from North Carolina and around the country in Fayetteville, North Carolina to mark the 2nd anniversary of the U.S. ... continue reading

March 8th, 2005

'Counter-recruiters' shadowing the military

By Rick Hampson / USA Today The Marines didn't have to recruit Greg McCullough. He signed a promise to enlist last year, while he was still in high school. But now McCullough has had second thoughts, and he's talking to a different kind of recruiter. Jim Murphy is a "counter-recruiter," ... continue reading

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Please take a moment today to think of Casey Austin Sheehan, son of Cindy and Patrick, who was murdered by U.S. foreign policy in Sadr City, Baghdad ten years...

Apr 4th
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