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  • Introducing the Department of Peacebuilding

    02/27/2013 10:11:59 AM PST · by Starman417 · 8 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-27-13 | CJ
    Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) has introduced a bill that I think it's important everyone know about. You may remember that when then-candidate Barack Obama was running for office in 2008, he said, "We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." Don't believe me? http://youtu.be/Tt2yGzHfy7sBelieve me now? Well, it seems as if the building blocks may be coming together if Lee has her way. She has introduced a bill that creates a...
  • Dems pitch Department of Peacebuilding [would also create "Peace Days......]

    02/26/2013 10:24:00 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 29 replies
    Dems pitch Department of Peacebuilding By Pete Kasperowicz - 02/26/13 09:57 AM ET House Democrats led by Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) have introduced legislation that would create a federal Department of Peacebuilding, which would be tasked with everything from finding ways to scale back U.S. military actions to ending bullying at schools. Under her bill, H.R. 808, the new department would be led by a Cabinet-level Secretary of Peacebuilding, who would have a seat on the National Security Council. The department would be "dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international...
  • Dem renews call for 'Department of Peace' after Conn. shooting

    12/17/2012 2:50:15 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies
    Dem renews call for 'Department of Peace' after Conn. shooting By Pete Kasperowicz - 12/17/12 02:57 PM ET Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) on Monday afternoon resumed his call for a federal "Department of Peace," which he said is needed to counteract a "cultural matrix" in the United States that produces violence. "On a global level, this type of thinking justified war and brings the slaughter of innocents. Nationally, it sows seeds for murder," he said on the House floor. "Yet war abroad and violence at home are not inevitable. We have it within our power to recreate America today." "Let...
  • Caption Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a Dem Candidate for Prez

    02/11/2007 5:39:44 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 87 replies · 1,770+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Feb 3,2007
    Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a 2008 Democratic presidential hopeful, is shown on a chair spinning in a circle, saying he was doing something no other candidate can, during a campaign stop, Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, in Keene, N.H. 'Do you know why I can do it,' Kucinich asked. 'No strings. Imagine a president with no strings attached?' (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)
  • Second Thoughts (Department of Peace)

    11/18/2006 7:25:05 PM PST · by Tribune7 · 31 replies · 777+ views
    I voted the straight Republican ticket on election night, but I held my nose when I did it. I was afraid, and I still am, that if the Democrats got in, we would cut and run in Iraq. We finally have some sensible judges on the Supreme Court who abide by the U.S. Constitution. I hope that doesn't change. There are a lot of unbalanced Democrats. Watch for them to pass the Department of Peace and Nonviolence Act that was submitted by Goofy Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) along with 74 Democratic co-sponsors. They propose a new "Department of Peace and Nonviolence"...
  • Stock Advisor with prior knowledge of 9-11's press release "don't exploit our fellow Americans"

    05/24/2002 8:59:02 PM PDT · by Registered · 37 replies · 2,948+ views
    Googled ^ | 09-12-01 | Tony
    To read entire article click text: In a court hearing in San Diego, Kenneth Breen, an assistant United States attorney, said the adviser, Amr Ibrahim Elgindy, tried to sell $300,000 in stock on the afternoon of Sept. 10 and told his broker that the stock market would soon plunge. "Perhaps Mr. Elgindy had preknowledge of Sept. 11, and rather than report it he attempted to profit from it," Mr. Breen said. So, what did Mr. Elgindy, who was trying to sell $300k in stock, tell the financial world the day after 9-11?  Read it for yourself! Immediate release InsideTruth.com...
  • Rep. Kucinich: "Hezbollah has a right to exist"

    07/24/2006 1:17:47 PM PDT · by pabianice · 158 replies · 4,316+ views
    Fox News | 7/24/06
    Rep. Dennis Kucinich was just on Fox, being interviewed. When asked if Kucinich agreed that Hezbollah is a pack of murdering terrorists, Kucinich became aggitated and stated that 'Hezbollah is part of the elected government of Lebanon.' When he was asked is he agreed that Hezbollah must be destroyed, he replied, 'I agree the war must be ended.' When the interviewer, clearly incredulous, gave Kucinich another chance to denounce Hezbollah, Kucinich would have none of it, and even more aggitated, repeatd that Hezbollah is part of the elected government of Lebanon that has the right to exist and be included...
  • Dayton endorses peace department (Barf Alert)

    09/23/2005 4:43:58 AM PDT · by Burf · 16 replies · 549+ views
    Mpls Star Tribune ^ | 23 Sep 2005 | Kevin Diaz, Star Tribune Washington Bureau Correspondent
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In what peace activists call a milestone, Sen. Mark Dayton, D-Minn., introduced legislation Thursday supporting a long-shot citizen lobbying effort to create a U.S. Department of Peace and Nonviolence.
  • Department of Peace proposed: HR2459

    11/13/2001 9:40:10 AM PST · by citizenx7 · 102 replies · 1,432+ views
    Thomas ^ | 7-11-01 | Mr. KUCINICH
    107th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 2459 To establish a Department of Peace . IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 11, 2001 Mr. KUCINICH (for himself, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. RAHALL, Ms. LEE, Mr. CLAY, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mrs. MALONEY of New York, Mr. UDALL of Colorado, Mr. BROWN of Ohio, Ms. SOLIS, Mr. FARR of California, Mrs. JONES of Ohio, Mr. STARK, Ms. MCKINNEY, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. SANDERS, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Ms. WATSON, Mr. FILNER, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. HONDA, Mr. OWENS, Mr. ...
  • why did you ban me? (ZOT!!! What is the sound of one troll frying?)

    05/13/2005 9:17:36 AM PDT · by janet_leeds · 216 replies · 6,348+ views
    janet_leeds
    Yes. I am new to this website and was wondering why my account was banned? I posted an article I wrote about how Buddhism not Islam is a threat to America and is the fastest growing religion instead of Islam. I noted how Buddhism denies the existence of God and the divinity of Christ, I also made note of how Buddhists practice an evil satanic ceremony called doku. It is a ritual where Buddhist monks use a doku drum made of the hide of a white christian baby to conjure up demons for human sacrifice. Using three fingers they beat...
  • Rally Brings Harris Pies For Peace (Moonbats Want "U.S. Department Of Peace")

    05/07/2005 3:37:17 PM PDT · by MisterRepublican · 18 replies · 473+ views
    The Sarasota Herald-Tribune ^ | May 7, 2005 | Robyn Jones
    BRADENTON -- Propped on crutches near the steps of the Manatee County Administration Complex on Friday, Will Ruliffson held a large, cut-out pie chart. On it, a slim slice marked the 2 percent that he wants the government to allocate to a U.S. Department of Peace. "It's not asking for much," said Ruliffson, 73, a Bradenton resident and member of the social action committee of the Manatee Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Next to Ruliffson, three women held a sign that read, "On behalf of mothers everywhere: Peace wants a piece of the pie." Ruliffson was one of about 20 people who...
  • Never thought I'd register here and get the ZOT!!

    09/11/2004 9:54:50 AM PDT · by Madam Tussaud · 73 replies · 2,236+ views
    <p>I cannot simply stand by and watch you guys lying and lying on this website, about the veracity of John FORGED Kerry, about the patriotism of Jane Fonda, about the authenticity of the forged Bush Guard files...they are authentic forgeries. The White House itself handed those forged documents out after CBS gave them copies...now you guys are questioning them?? LMAO!!</p>
  • ZOT: Let's All Vote November 2! (Proposal for WORLD election)

    09/08/2004 1:13:51 PM PDT · by awesomechick · 158 replies · 2,854+ views
    07 September 2004 | Tahar Ben Jelloun
    And what if, this coming November 2, at the same time as millions of Americans, all the world's peoples went to the ballot box to vote? There would be legitimacy in their participation in the election of the president of the world's greatest power. Simply because their lives, their future, depend on it in one way or another. It would be a symbolic gesture, a universal speech in observation of a fact and a direct and unambiguous way of saying that the fate of the world depends in large part on the American presidency. The Vietnamese and the Chileans at...
  • Peace Department would bolster nation's image

    08/13/2004 3:25:03 PM PDT · by DumpsterDiver · 70 replies · 15,159+ views
    The Daily Breeze ^ | August 13, 2004 | Walter Cronkite
    With this nation embroiled in what threatens to be an interminable "War on Terrorism," an idea put forward last year by Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich has considerable appeal. Kucinich, who was the one candidate in the Democratic primaries to unfailingly promote the party's traditional Franklin Roosevelt liberalism, proposed the establishment of a Department of Peace. Now he has introduced in the House HR 2459, a bill that would establish a Peace Department, adding a new Cabinet post to the executive branch of government. The Department of Peace would "advise the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State on all...
  • Department of Peace?

    03/26/2004 1:26:45 PM PST · by stoney · 22 replies · 200+ views
    Junto Society ^ | 3/36/2004 | Monty Rainey
    Department of Peace? By Monty Rainey http://www.juntosociety.com A Department of Peace? Maybe you’ve heard about it, since the bill [H.R. 2459] was first introduced by Dennis Kucinich in July, 2001. But now things are getting serious. A quick Google search will show hundreds of websites and news stories asking you to support this legislation. That means it’s time to take a much closer look at just what this Department of Peace would be. Would there be any reason to oppose a governmental department designed expressly for the purpose of promoting a peaceful global society? You’d better believe there is plenty...
  • The Face of Treason

    03/15/2004 1:42:06 AM PST · by bogdanPolska12 · 14 replies · 1,072+ views
    THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAS A BIG PROBLEM named Susan Lindauer, but you would never know this from the reporting by America’s dominant Left-leaning news media. Last Thursday Ms. Lindauer, 41, was arrested in her suburban Washington, D.C. home and charged with “prohibited financial transactions” from, acting as “an unregistered agent of,” and “conspiring” to act as a spy, both before and after the incursion a year ago, for Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi Intelligence Service (IIS). Known in Arabic as the Mukhabbarat, the IIS has reportedly been involved in terrorist operations, intimidating and killing Iraqi defectors and dissidents, and according to Anwar...
  • Kucinich Predicts Winning Democratic Nod (This is NOT a Joke, Folks!)

    02/04/2004 3:09:22 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 34 replies · 310+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 02/04/04 | MALIA RULON
    WASHINGTON - Democrat Dennis Kucinich has only two delegates and low single-digit showings after nine nominating contests, yet he said Wednesday he's staying in the presidential race. "The race for the nomination will go all the way to the convention," Kucinich said in a statement. "It is at the convention where I will win the nomination, based on the emergence of Iraq as the defining issue." In the seven states that voted Tuesday, Kucinich finished with no more than 5 percent of the vote and none of the 269 pledged delegates at stake. A candidate needs 2,162 delegates to win...
  • Caption Rep. Dennis Kucinich Showing His Pie Chart

    01/07/2004 9:59:40 AM PST · by dben · 59 replies · 269+ views
    Iowa State Daily Collegian ^ | January 7, 2003 | Eric Rowley
  • Welcome Thread For Whyareyoudumbandhateful

    01/02/2004 7:48:25 PM PST · by Lead Moderator · 908 replies · 16,410+ views
    I wanted to invite everyone to greet our newest signup, whyareyoudumbandhateful. Do you think his or her first post will be to make a donation on the Freepathon thread?
  • Democratic (Kooky Kucinich) hopeful envisions `Department of Peace'

    06/30/2003 7:39:52 AM PDT · by So Cal Rocket · 42 replies · 226+ views
    Stamford Advocate ^ | June 30, 2003 | AP
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Former Cleveland, Ohio mayor Dennis Kucinich, one of nine people seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, promoted his peace platform Sunday in Connecticut. Speaking before more than 200 people at a forum at Sacred Heart University, the four-term Ohio congressman, said he would establish a "Department of Peace." An early and vocal opponent of the war in Iraq, Kucinich said the department would have various function to prevent violence both domestic and internationally. He said the department would work with the United Nations and other countries before conflicts arise.
  • Heal violence by creating Department of Peace

    06/07/2003 5:21:00 AM PDT · by GWB00 · 57 replies · 282+ views
    The Detroit News ^ | Saturday, June 7, 2003 | Marianne Williamson
    <p>This past April, Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio introduced legislation that would establish a Cabinet-level Department of Peace. I -- along with thousands of others -- have lobbied our congresspeople and advocated the idea however possible to friends and associates.</p>
  • Department of Peace Legislation introduced--USEFUL IDIOT ALERT!!!

    05/28/2003 8:22:11 AM PDT · by RooRoobird14 · 20 replies · 248+ views
    Arizona Republic ^ | 5/27/2003 | Carlos Pimental
    Apologies to John Lennon, but all they're saying is that we should give the Department of Peace a chance. The Department of Peace would be created by legislation sponsored by Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an Ohio Democrat and presidential hopeful.........This Cabinet-level department, with a secretary of peace, would stress conflict resolution. Domestically, the peace secretary would, after appropriate federal agencies are merged, tackle such issues as domestic violence, child abuse, gang violence, drug abuse and civil rights. Internationally, the secretary's duties would include dealing with human rights, the proliferation of arms (including weapons sold by the United States) and generally stopping...
  • Woolsey backs Department of Peace bill

    04/10/2003 1:46:58 PM PDT · by snarkpup · 24 replies · 392+ views
    Press Democrat ^ | 4/10/2003 | Clark Mason
    Democratic congresswoman calls war an outdated concept: 'We have to do something about it' Rep. Lynn Woolsey wants peace to have a better chance. In ambitious legislation re-introduced in Congress this week, the Petaluma Democrat and 46 congressional co-authors have proposed the creation of a Department of Peace, a kind of counterbalance to the Department of Defense. . . .