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Obama’s vice presidential selection is a slap in the face to every progressive American
|| 8/23/2008 || 11:16 pm || Comments Off on Obama’s vice presidential selection is a slap in the face to every progressive American || ||

I think the screen grab from the LA Times sums up my feelings. You have an advertisement for Obama’s candidacy next to a photograph of Obama with his vice presidential selection Senator Joe Biden (D-Delaware). It’s as though the election has already been bought and paid for without any votes really being cast.

Years ago I made a pact that I would not vote for anyone who unconstitutionally & illegally gave president George Bush the authority to invade Iraq. Obama’s vice presidential selection voted for the war and so did Hilary Clinton. In all there were 23 senators and 133 representatives who courageously cast a vote against the war that would have been better vice presidential candidates.

Cynthia McKinney is only candidate running for president of the United States who voted against the war. She showed leadership six years ago, unlike Obama or Biden. Where were they before the war started? McKinney was at the anti-war demonstrations speaking up and clearly showing what it is to be a leader in America and that’s why I’ll be voting for her.


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Solitary Protest Recap
|| 2/4/2003 || 10:07 am || Comments Off on Solitary Protest Recap || ||

I originaly posted this to the DC IMC

a quick recap of my morning protest

At the corner of E st & 20th, as cars came out of the E St tunnel, there is a stop light. As cars waited for the green light, they were greeted by me decked out in a neon orange jumpsuit with a large sign saying “NO BLOOD FOR OIL.” Thousands of cars passed by me from 7am to 9:30am, many honked their horns, some shook their head in disbelief, some said “Thank You,” one lady gave me a granola bar, and most just gave a good thumbs up. It was a solitary protest, but a good one nonetheless. The cliche, “the power of one” holds true and dear to me. Today is the International Day of Action, and I think I was able to turn a few heads and non-violently, silently, and boldly give my message to thousands.





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