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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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To: ryan71
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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To: ryan71
What friggin planet do these a$$clowns inhabit?

It's called San Francisco.

21 posted on 03/15/2007 9:06:38 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: walkerk

Didn't I read last week that SF was asking the U.S. Navy to help them secure some land for their football stadium?

Now, if I was the Navy Secretary I would tell them to ..... up a rope. That sounds like a job for the Department of Peace.


22 posted on 03/15/2007 9:12:59 PM PDT by Lokibob (Some people are like slinkys. Useless, but if you throw them down the stairs, you smile.)
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To: tcrlaf

You forgot the "Department of Redundancy" department.


23 posted on 03/15/2007 9:15:10 PM PDT by Lokibob (Some people are like slinkys. Useless, but if you throw them down the stairs, you smile.)
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To: walkerk

How about a Department of Offense?


24 posted on 03/15/2007 9:17:52 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, but DemocRATs believe every day is April 15th. - Reagan)
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To: vpintheak

"Peace through Superior Firepower".


25 posted on 03/15/2007 9:20:06 PM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Clintonfatigued

Induces serious eye rolling ;-).


What a bunch of dope smoking crackpots.


26 posted on 03/15/2007 9:21:26 PM PDT by T Lady (The Mainstream Media: Public Enemy #1)
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To: walkerk

They have so gerrymandered the election districts that only death and disease among them will be the hope for equality for conservatives.


27 posted on 03/15/2007 9:23:42 PM PDT by Prost1 (Fair and Unbiased as always!)
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To: walkerk

"San Francisco Wants US Department of Peace"

And they would be willing to riot in the streets in order to get it.


28 posted on 03/15/2007 9:24:48 PM PDT by upsdriver ((Hunter / Thompson......Gonzo politics)
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To: walkerk

The stupidity of these people is truly stunning.


29 posted on 03/15/2007 9:26:18 PM PDT by LtdGovt ("Where government moves in, community retreats and civil society disintegrates" -Janice Rogers Brown)
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To: walkerk
Peas? Whirled Peas?

Y'all want the USDA...

30 posted on 03/15/2007 9:28:30 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: TheLion

We can send them flowers but we can't call them enemies.


31 posted on 03/15/2007 9:29:56 PM PDT by REDWOOD99
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To: walkerk

Hey, how about a "War on 'finding someone to hit in the #4 or 5 spot in the order so the offense is not dependent on Bonds', Hmmmmm"?


32 posted on 03/15/2007 9:31:30 PM PDT by GOP_Raider (Hated by all NFL fans since 1990.)
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To: walkerk

"All we are saaaaaaaaaay-ying, is give peace a chance."

The denizens of San Franfreaksco are not at all like you and me, you see.


33 posted on 03/15/2007 9:34:18 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (Rudy? Hunter? McCain? Tancredo? Romney? Presenting WWF FR style.....)
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To: walkerk

Just what the hell is peace supposed to be. Surrender? Islam's got that covered. These people are a joke!


34 posted on 03/15/2007 9:35:23 PM PDT by spunkets ("Freedom is about authority", Rudy Giuliani, gun grabber)
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To: walkerk

Actaully I'll trade em. they can have their useless "Department of Peace". If we can get back the "War Department" and dump the "Defense Department". We had a much better batting average with the War Department.


35 posted on 03/15/2007 9:37:25 PM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: " There is no God named Allah, and Muhammed is his False Prophet")
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To: walkerk

I thought this was the US State Dept.


36 posted on 03/15/2007 9:37:47 PM PDT by rbg81 (1)
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To: walkerk
I think the Army should surround this den of the unclean, starve them out. Rinse and repeat.
37 posted on 03/15/2007 9:38:32 PM PDT by Empireoftheatom48 (God bless our troops!! Our President and those who fight against the awful commie, liberal left!!)
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To: walkerk

The US Arms Control and Disarmament Agency is about what that is.

Some see world peace...I see world police.


38 posted on 03/15/2007 9:38:39 PM PDT by endthematrix (Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought.)
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To: vpintheak

Someone should tell that that SAC's motto used to be: Peace is our Profession. To have peace, one must be prepared for war. This wisdom is thousands of years old, but what do these bozos care about wisdom?


39 posted on 03/15/2007 9:39:30 PM PDT by rbg81 (1)
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To: walkerk

Come on don't you know if we had a Department Of Peace the islamoterrorists would stop attacking us?


41 posted on 03/15/2007 9:41:22 PM PDT by cubstoseries07
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To: walkerk
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors is a bunch of fools!

They are against American's military power but drive a hybrid that sports a "Free Tibet" bumper sticker!

42 posted on 03/15/2007 9:50:56 PM PDT by still_learning (Will Rogers never met Dick Durbin)
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To: walkerk

Why couldn't Mrs. O'Leary's cow have had a calf that moved to San Francisco?


43 posted on 03/15/2007 9:56:46 PM PDT by mkjessup (If Reagan were still with us, he'd ask us to "win one more for the Gipper, vote for Duncan Hunter!")
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To: walkerk


...the Congress has the power to declare war - not this new beauracracy.


44 posted on 03/15/2007 10:01:45 PM PDT by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: walkerk

Cute.


45 posted on 03/15/2007 10:04:49 PM PDT by Zeroisanumber (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: vpintheak
We have one already. It's called the Department of Defense.

Which used to be the War Department.

46 posted on 03/15/2007 10:06:40 PM PDT by Cobra64 (www.BulletBras.net)
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To: vpintheak

"Department of Defense" is bad enough. Frankly, I liked it much better when it had the more masuline and no-nonsense name "Department of War." That was good enough for the period 1789 until September 1947. That seems to be the date the pansie assess took over.


47 posted on 03/15/2007 10:09:03 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: walkerk

Hippies...hippies... they say they want to save the world... but all they do is smoke pot and smell bad.--Eric Cartman

Lord, what fools these hippies be. A department of peace, to be used for... entitlement programs.

Don't ever let anyone tell you that there are no serious side-effects to smoking pot.


48 posted on 03/15/2007 10:14:17 PM PDT by jim35 ("...when the lion and the lamb lie down together, ...we'd better damn sure be the lion")
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To: walkerk

Who cares what San Fransicko wants? We need to build a fence between San Fransicko and America.


49 posted on 03/15/2007 10:16:22 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: LtdGovt

[The stupidity of these people is truly stunning.]


It truly is.


50 posted on 03/15/2007 10:16:48 PM PDT by jim35 ("...when the lion and the lamb lie down together, ...we'd better damn sure be the lion")
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