Six Years of Illegal War: Demand Accountability
We are fast approaching the end of the sixth year since the invasion and occupation of Iraq, and seven and a half in Afghanistan. There has been no accountability for the criminals who launched these wars of aggression. The current congress and president are continuing both and escalating one.
But awareness and public pressure continue to grow, as does the possibility of criminal prosecution for some of the war crimes. Over 150 groups are asking the attorney general to appoint a special prosecutor for Bush and Cheney. You can add your name or your organization, and find a dozen other easy steps to take here:
Resistance to unconstitutional presidential power is growing even among fans of the current president. Read “One Step Forward, Two Steps Toward Monarchy” at
United for Peace and Justice has produced a flyer to print, copy, and distribute at events around the time of the sixth anniversary of the Iraq invasion. Please make yourself a hundred of these and hand them out:
Take the flyers to these events:
Protests everywhere on March 19:
Charges being brought against Bush, Cheney in DC on March 20:
March on the Pentagon on March 21:
March for Peace in Florida on March 28:
March to Wall Street in New York City on April 4:
Look for the Bush Chain Gang and march with the prisoners!
Protest NATO in Europe on April 4:
Join Our Spring Break in Washington, March 8 to 22:
Has Everyone in Your Town Signed the Petition to Eric Holder?
Have you signed this petition yet?
You can use the opportunity of upcoming events to collect signatures in the real world by printing out this PDF. Please enter the data you collect on the petition online and/or mail the completed (or partially completed) forms to JDS, 4407 Garrison Street NW, Washington DC 20016. PDF: http://tinyurl.com/ao5hce
Dress for Success: T-Shirts and Posters
I’ll See You At…
Hey, this is David Swanson and I’ll be speaking at the following events where I hope to see you. Check http://davidswanson.org for updates.
March 18 at 11 a.m. at the Capitol Reflecting Pool, Washington, D.C., with OUR SPRING BREAK:
March 19 at 5:30 p.m. at Kanawha Plaza at 8th and Canal Streets in Richmond, Va., for rally to shift our national priorities:
April 19 or so, one or more panels at the Left Forum and other events in New York City:
April 20 in Great Barrington, Mass.
April 21 in Amherst, Mass., at Bangs Community Center from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
My book “Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union” will be published by Seven Stories Press in September 2009. I’m planning events around the country at that time. If you’d like me to come to your town or can help with planning an event, please check out this info and let me know:
Bush: The World Tour!
Former President, traitor, and war criminal George W. Bush will speak on March 17th in Calgary, and on June 17th to the Manufacturer and Business Association in Erie, Pa., with dates in Europe in between and other dates in the United States to follow. His co-conspirators are often on tour as well, and citizens’ arrests make powerful statements:
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