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San Francisco Wants US Department of Peace
News Blaze ^ | 3/15/07

Posted on 03/15/2007 8:29:05 PM PDT by walkerk

By unanimous vote the San Francisco Board of Supervisors endorses legislation to establish a U.S. Department of Peace and Nonviolence

San Francisco , CA. - San Francisco joined the Bay Area cities of Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto and San Jose yesterday when its Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution endorsing creation of a cabinet-level U.S. Department of Peace and Nonviolence. By doing so, this sixth-largest metropolitan area in the country (encompassing some 5.4 million residents) joined the ranks of 20 cities voicing support for HR 808, legislation that focuses on innovative and proactive approaches to violence prevention.

"We have to remind elected officials of all parties that peace is patriotic...." said HR 808 co-sponsor Rep. Barbara Lee after the bill was reintroduced in Congress on February 5 th. "If we had a Department of Peace, we'd be dealing in a real way with gun violence, and domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, and all the awful violence that's taking place because of the cutbacks of funding and disinvestment in the American people. In the words of the great warrior for peace Dr. Martin Luther King, peace is not just the absence of tension, it is the presence of justice. A Department of Peace would embody that ideal."

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; US: California
KEYWORDS: dopeduphippies; hateamericacrowd; kookinichkooks; moonbats; reddiaperdoperbabies; sanfrancisco; sanfranciscovalues; sanfransicko
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"For a tiny slice of our discretionary spending ($8 billion, or less than one percent of the U.S. budget), we can significantly reduce violence..."

How's the government's "War on Poverty" going? The "War on Drugs"?

1 posted on 03/15/2007 8:29:08 PM PDT by walkerk
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To: walkerk

ROFL-- WHAT A JOKE!!!!


2 posted on 03/15/2007 8:29:35 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (If the GOP were to stop worshiping Free Trade as if it were a religion, they'd win every election)
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To: walkerk

Cindy Sheehan would be the cabinet secretary.


3 posted on 03/15/2007 8:30:05 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Good night Chesty, wherever you are!)
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To: walkerk

We have one already. It's called the Department of Defense.


4 posted on 03/15/2007 8:31:47 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked)
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To: vpintheak
Stole the words from my mouth.

What friggin planet do these a$$clowns inhabit?
5 posted on 03/15/2007 8:34:16 PM PDT by ryan71 (You can hear it on the coconut telegraph...)
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To: vpintheak
Image hosted by Photobucket.com thank you...
6 posted on 03/15/2007 8:37:21 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: walkerk

Therefore, we should all feel perfectly safe walking the streets of Oakland at 2 AM.....riiiiight!!!


7 posted on 03/15/2007 8:39:33 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: walkerk

San Francisco is not part of the United States.


8 posted on 03/15/2007 8:41:24 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (Liberalism is a mental disorder)
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What friggin planet do these clowns inhabit?

Apparently they inhabit the actual world. WE, on the other hand, live in the idealized past.

I feel sorry for my children.

9 posted on 03/15/2007 8:41:39 PM PDT by outofstyle
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To: walkerk

Stupid hippies.


10 posted on 03/15/2007 8:41:52 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: walkerk

If you don't turn in your guns, the Dept. of Peace will hunt you down.


11 posted on 03/15/2007 8:45:50 PM PDT by Trteamer ( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
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To: walkerk

As the ROMANS said, " If you want peace, Prepare for war."


12 posted on 03/15/2007 8:46:33 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Yogafist

LOL. Yours is the most appropriate response to this article.


13 posted on 03/15/2007 8:47:11 PM PDT by JSteff
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To: walkerk
The only body politic more irrelevant than the Sad FagFreakshow Board of Stoopervisors is the Berkeley City Council.
14 posted on 03/15/2007 8:47:14 PM PDT by MarineBrat (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccination that the Church offers.)
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To: walkerk

This was Kookcinich's 2004 Idea.....

To be follwed by the Ministry of Truth, Reality Control Administration, The DoubleThought Commission, and Department of Thought Police


15 posted on 03/15/2007 8:48:41 PM PDT by tcrlaf (VOTE DEM! You'll Look GREAT In A Burqa!)
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To: walkerk

And to think that San Jose used to be a Conservative Republican city not so long ago.


16 posted on 03/15/2007 8:48:49 PM PDT by Aikonaa
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To: ryan71

Must be Uranus. Makes the most sense to me.


17 posted on 03/15/2007 8:50:05 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked)
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To: walkerk
Moonbat idiots - the greatest instrument of peace is the U.S military... which they hate. Without it, there would be perpetual bloodshed in the world. The truth is armies have established peace more successfully than all the diplomats and professors throughout history combined.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

18 posted on 03/15/2007 8:54:56 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: walkerk

I guess we can send our enemies flowers.


19 posted on 03/15/2007 8:58:48 PM PDT by TheLion (How about "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement," for a change)
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To: walkerk

" proactive approaches to violence prevention"

Kill all the Muslim Islamofascists and leftist traitors.

Simple.


20 posted on 03/15/2007 9:03:42 PM PDT by garyhope (It's World War IV, right here, right now courtesy of Islam.)
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