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  • US Senate Isis Hearing Disrupted by Code Pink Protesters

    09/16/2014 1:52:25 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 42 replies
    International Business Times - UK ^ | September 16, 2014 | Richard Cosgrove
    US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army General Martin Dempsey faced questioning today about the extent of the US military's role in fighting Islamic State - the terrorist organization formerly known as Isis and Isil. But the hearing was interrupted by peace protesters.
  • No Drones Hawaii - Drone Protests - Oahu, Maui, and the Big Island

    01/21/2013 12:53:42 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 3 replies
    No Drones Hawaii ^ | Monday , Jan. 21 , 2013 | Joe Scarry
    FYI : "Twenty Justice and Peace makers stood in protest outside the main gate at the sprawling 133,000-acre military Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) from 10 AM till noon, located in the center of Hawaii island. The main theme of the protest was to stop the bombing and ground the drones at PTA[snip]in opposition to continuing military desecration of the land. Among those who joined in protest[snip]along with retired Army Colonel and former State Department Diplomat, Ann Wright." The group has a replica of a Reaper drone from Know Drones. For more information, contact Jim Albertini ja@malu-aina.org 966-7622 at the Malu...
  • FYI: Aloha ‘Aina — Stop the Bombing & Ground the Drones at Pohakuloa!

    01/20/2013 1:31:42 AM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 5 replies
    Malu Aina ^ | Jan. 19th , 2013 | James Albertini
    As usual, when Malu ‘Aina announces a protest at PTA, members of “The Gathering of Eagles,” were there waving their American and Israeli flags in support of U.S. war policies.
  • Israel 'sabotages two ships bound for Gaza', activists claim

    06/30/2011 2:01:31 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 109 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 6/30/2011 | Mark Weiss in Jerusalem and Fiona Govan in Athens
    Israeli saboteurs have carried out underwater "terrorist" attacks on two ships bound for Gaza in an attempt to break the blockade, activists have claimed. Organisers said Israeli divers cut a piece out of the propeller shaft of the Irish ship MV Saoirse, endangering the lives of 20 activists who planned to be on board. The vessel, which was docked in Turkey, will not now be able to participate. They said the damage appeared identical to that inflicted on Tuesday on another vessel in the convoy, the Greek-Swedish ship Juliano, docked in Greece. "It was pure luck that the damage to...
  • 2nd Freedom Flotilla to Gaza {anti-Israel alert]

    06/19/2011 9:13:12 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 14 replies
    Malu 'Aina ^ | June 19th, 2011 | Jim Albertini
    Honolulu residents, Ret. Army Colonel and State Dept. diplomat, Ann Wright, and Carol Murry, a public health doctor, will be part of the upcoming 2nd Freedom Flotilla, due to sail in late June for Gaza on the U.S. flagged ship –The Audacity of Hope.
  • Salinas-area activists going to Gaza (codepink: How much money you giving terrorists this time?)

    02/23/2009 12:20:09 PM PST · by Syncro · 16 replies · 680+ views
    The Californian ^ | February 23, 2009 | Staff
    Salinas-area activists going to Gaza February 23, 2009 A group of Monterey County peace activists will be traveling to the Gaza Strip in early March to provide humanitarian and emotional support to children, women and women's organizations. Led by Monterey CodePink founder Hanan Sharwar, approximately 25 activists will fly to Cairo and tour the Gaza Strip with former Army colonel and peace activist Ann Wright.
  • Iranian Legislator Says Egypt Promised to Enable His Entry to Gaza

    07/28/2010 6:18:47 PM PDT · by Cindy · 22 replies · 3+ views
    YNET NEWS.com ^ | Published: 07.28.10, 21:09 / Israel News | Dudi Cohen
    SNIPPET: "Iranian parliament member Mahmoud Ahmadi Bigesh said Wednesday that Egypt has promised to issue entry permits for him and three of his fellow parliament members, who want to enter the Gaza Strip via the Rafah crossing."
  • 'Witness' to Flotilla 'Murder' Admits She Did Not See the Events

    06/10/2010 6:01:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies · 653+ views
    inn ^ | 6/10/10 | Gil Ronen
    U.S. Army Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright, on a speaking tour of the United States on behalf of radical pacifist women's group Code Pink, bills herself as an eyewitness to the IDF raid on the Mavi Marmara and what she termed the “murder” of “nine innocent civilians.” However, in an interview with Aaron Lerner of IMRA, she admits she did not actually see the clash between the IDF soldiers and the armed passengers on board the Mavi Marmara.
  • Hawaii’s Ann Wright and the Gaza Freedom Flotilla

    06/03/2010 12:27:38 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 13 replies · 561+ views
    Malu Swinah ^ | June 2 , 2010 | Jim Albertini
    Malu ‘Aina condemns Israel’s attack on the Gaza Freedom Aid Flotilla that reportedly has killed more than a dozen people and wounded dozens more. According to Jim Albertini, spokesperson for Malu ‘Aina, “Hawaii resident, retired Army Col. and State Dept. Diplomat, Ann Wright, was on board one of the six Freedom Flotilla boats reportedly attacked in international waters by the Israeli military. Ann recently spoke at a Malu ‘Aina sponsored event on Hawaii Island about Freedom for Palestine. Malu ‘Aina condemns Israel’s attack on the Gaza Freedom Aid Flotilla that reportedly has killed more than a dozen people and wounded...
  • Jane Fonda: Obama Funder Jodie Evans Met With Taliban; Code Pink Gives Terrorists Direct Line to O

    11/17/2009 5:27:13 PM PST · by kristinn · 169 replies · 8,787+ views
    Big Government ^ | Tuesday, Noveber 17, 2009 | Kristinn Taylor and Andrea Shea King
    Top Obama donor and fundraiser Jodie Evans met with the Taliban in Afghanistan on a recent trip there, according to a report by Jane Fonda of a discussion she had with Evans last month. The meeting with the Taliban took place just weeks before Evans was videotaped directly handing to President Barack Obama a package of information about her trip to Afghanistan at a high dollar fundraiser in San Francisco.The meeting with the Taliban was kept secret by Evans and her group Code Pink in reports she and the group posted from Kabul and in interviews with the media and...
  • Video: Pro-Victory Gold Star Wives Confront Cindy Sheehan on Capitol Hill

    07/24/2007 10:35:28 AM PDT · by kristinn · 66 replies · 3,861+ views
    D.C. Chapter via Google video ^ | Tuesday, July 24, 2007 | Video by Mrs. Trooprally and tgslTakoma, text by Kristinn
    After standing with the D.C. Chapter at Arlington National Cemetery Monday morning to protest Cindy Sheehan's campaign rally there, two women whose husbands were killed serving in Iraq confronted Sheehan and her supporters outside Rep. John Conyers' office on Capitol Hill several hours later.The two Gold Star wives stood in the hallway right outside the door to Conyers' office to rebuke Sheehan for betraying the sacrifices made by their husbands. Sheehan blew them off, raising and extending her right hand to ward them off as she approached the office and the assembled media horde. Sheehan's posse quickly surrounded the wives,...
  • CINDY SHEEHAN arrives in Cuba - peace signs and bull dykes for Marxism

    01/07/2007 7:40:53 AM PST · by mandingo republican · 30 replies · 1,612+ views
    wtopnews ^ | Jan. 7, 2007
    "Feminism was established so as to allow unattractive women easier access to the mainstream of society" - Naomi Wolfe.
  • Getting Arrested 101: The Left's Strong Preference for Making Trouble

    09/27/2006 7:35:44 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 10 replies · 704+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | 28 September 2006 | Lauren Daugherty
    "Like all the people in this tent and all the people on the stage, I have a strong preference for trouble-making.” So said a prominent participant at Code Pink and NOW “Women for Peace” Day at their encampment deceptively named “Camp Democracy” on the National Mall last week. The day included music, movies, speeches, panels and an appearance by leftist Howard Zinn. I’ve sat in on a number of leftist conferences and this one seemed rather normal at first sight. There was a mock cemetery, using the deaths of our service members as political leverage against President Bush and the...
  • Banned in Washington - Where's the Free Speech? (Code Pinko Ann Wright Gets Spanked)

    09/11/2006 7:50:42 PM PDT · by kristinn · 33 replies · 1,116+ views
    ALARAB Online ^ | Sunday, September 10, 2006 | Ann Wright
    So much for free speech in the nation’s capital and capitol. On July, 11, 2006 I was arrested for offering a citizen’s voice in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing against the nomination of one of the Bush administration’s architects of torture, William Haynes, former Department of Defense General Counsel (chief civilian lawyer) for a life-time appointment to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Yesterday, September 7, I appeared in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on charges of “Disorderly and Disruptive Conduct on the United States Capitol Grounds on July 11, 2006.” During that...
  • Code Pink's Ties To Insurgency AND our Own Government

    09/02/2006 7:16:36 AM PDT · by chcknhawk · 25 replies · 1,438+ views
    A Soldier's Perspective ^ | 2 Sep 2006 | CJ
    It's all CJ's fault that I can't stand Code Pink. I didn't really even know about the group until he told me. However, I've been mesmerized by their stupidity ever since. Most of you know about the recent "hunger strike" that Code Pink has been suffering through. I say it that way because it's not really a hunger strike. They eat fruits and drink vegetable and fruit juices on this "strike". Maybe their friends Saddam Hussein and the guys at Guantanamo weren't clear when they explained the rules. Supposedly, five Iraqi delegates heard about their hunger strike and invited them...
  • Sheehan's rally disrupts Rove reception (one arrest)

    08/19/2006 10:06:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 163 replies · 2,580+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/19/06 | Angela K. Brown - ap
    AUSTIN, Texas - Chanting "Try Rove for treason," Cindy Sheehan and more than 50 other war protesters disrupted a reception before President Bush's top adviser Karl Rove spoke at a fundraiser Saturday. One woman was arrested during a scuffle with police after Sheehan and the anti-war demonstrators rushed toward the closed doors and kept chanting loudly after the guests went into the dinner. Rove was speaking to the Associated Republicans of Texas, and ticket prices started at $200. He was not in the Renaissance Hotel lobby during the reception. "I want him arrested. He planned the war that killed my...
  • Citizen's Tribunal Indicts Bush Administration for War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity(barf)

    01/11/2006 6:30:25 AM PST · by finnman69 · 13 replies · 873+ views
    US newswire ^ | 1/9/06
    To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor Contact: Connie Julian, 917-449-9064, Janet Yip 212-941-8086 or commission@nion.us News Advisory: From: International Commission of Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity Committed by the Bush Administration WHEN: January 10, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. WHERE: The White House, Walk-in Gate, across from Lafayette Park WEBSITE: http://www.bushcommission.org An unprecedented series of indictments alleging war crimes and crimes against humanity, in five separate areas, on moral, political, and legal grounds, will be delivered by a citizens' tribunal to President Bush at the front gate of the White House this Tuesday, January 10th. Named in the indictments are: President of...
  • Former Ambassador Urges U.S. Officials To Leak More Memos (Ann Wright Abets Treason)

    08/04/2005 3:08:21 PM PDT · by kristinn · 5 replies · 862+ views
    The Lone Star Iconoclast ^ | Wednesday, August 3, 2005 | Nathan Diebenow
    AUSTIN — The former ambassador to Afghanistan, Ann Wright, called on U.S. federal employees to leak more secret memos on the lead-up to the war in Iraq like Downing Street memos uncovered by the British press this last May. “It seems like the British government is leaking like a sieve. We need to get our own U.S. government colleagues to be leaking like a sieve,” said Wright, who gave up her career in the foreign service because she disagreed with the U.S. invasion of Iraq. “We need more documents — certainly not documents that are really going to jeopardize the...
  • Larry Johnson, Daniel Ellsberg & The Truth Telling Project --Pleading For Intel Leaks

    07/26/2005 10:05:41 PM PDT · by Sam Hill · 99 replies · 4,956+ views
    The Truth Telling Project ^ | September 22, 2004 | Traitors
    Home Project Activities Writing & Interviews Press Coverage Links Contact Contribute For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 22, 2004 11 FORMER AND CURRENT US AND UK GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ISSUE LETTERSUPPORTING DANISH WHISTLEBLOWER FRANK GREVIL Frank Grevil’s press contact is: Tom Clark tclark@tiscali.dkhome (+45) 4444 1343work (+45) 4452 6447mobile (+45) 4095 0574 or (+45) 6062 1763 OPEN LETTER TO THE DANISH GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC: We, the undersigned citizens of the United States and the United Kingdom, have recently come to learn of the criminal proceedings against our Danish fellow truth-teller, Mr. Frank Grevil. As his case has been presented to us, Mr. Grevil...
  • Diplomat resigns to protest war (we continue to weed out the traitors from the State Department)

    03/21/2003 11:38:40 PM PST · by rightisright · 46 replies · 359+ views
    GovExec.com ^ | 3/21/03 | Shane Harris
    A career Foreign Service officer and Army Reserves colonel has resigned from the State Department in protest over several foreign and domestic Bush administration policies. Ann Wright, the deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, sent a letter of resignation Wednesday to Secretary of State Colin Powell, telling him that this is the only time in my many years serving America that I have felt I cannot represent the policies of an administration of the United States. Wright wrote her letter five weeks ago and delayed sending it in the hopes the administration would avert a...