Tag Archives: Afghanistan War

Johnson Switch Mentioned IN USA Today

From USAToday:

Former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson will abandon his GOP presidential bid and seek the White House under the Libertarian Party banner.

Johnson has drawn scant attention in the race for the Republican Party nomination and barely registered in national public opinion polls, which are often used as a criteria for participation in debates.… Read more ...

Green Party and peace activists ask Babylon Town Board to pass US Mayors’ “Bring The War Dollars Home” Resolution

As posted by my co-blogger at onthewilderside.com:

Lindenhurst, NY – Seven Babylon residents attended the Town Board meeting last night to request Babylon to join the other municipalities that have already endorsed the US Conference of Mayors resolution Calling on Congress to Redirect Military Spending to Domestic Priorities. The full text of the resolution is at the bottom of this post.… Read more ...

Green Party: With Osama bin Laden’s Death, Rapid Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Based on a national Green Party press release, as posted at onthewilderside.com:

Green Party leaders on Monday expressed hope that news of the killing of Osama bin Laden marks a new stage, in which US troops are withdrawn from Iraq and Afghanistan; air assaults on Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Libya are halted; the US presses Israel to observe full human rights and justice for the Palestinian people; and violations of domestic civil liberties are overturned.

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Green Party joins April 9th rally against the wars

posted at the Green Party of New York State website:

Rally Against the Wars, April 9th, NYC – Join the Green Party
BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW
March & Rally Union Square
14 St & Broadway, NY City
April 9, 2011, Noon

[A project of]
The United National AntiWar Committee

The Green contingent will meet at 11:30 AM in front of “Babies-R-Us” on the east side of Union Square.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: ‘Bush At Large’

By Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

George W. Bush is on a roll—a money roll with a $7 million advance for his book Decision Points and a rehabilitation roll to paint his war crimes as justifiable mass-slaughter and torture.

His carefully chosen interviewers—NBC’s Matt Lauer and Oprah Winfrey—agreed to a safe pre-taping to avoid demonstrations and tough questions.… Read more ...

WikiLeaks Servers To Be Hosted By Pirate Party

(excerpt from) Information Week
WikiLeaks Servers To Be Hosted By Pirate Party

by Antone Gonsalves
August 18, 2010

Julian Assange’s organization will received free hosting and bandwidth from a Swedish political party that advocates copyright reform and abolishing the patent system.

Sweden’s Pirate Party has agreed to host several new servers of WikiLeaks, an international group denounced by the U.S.

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