Breaking News: Defense Secretary Gates has nominated General Petraeus to replace Admiral Fallon as the U.S. Centcom Commander: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080423/pl_nm/usa_military_centcom_dc
The biggest difference between the two: Fallon has publicly stated his oppostion to a war with Iran; Petraeus is the administration's hit man.
Leslie and I don't normally send out two newsletters in one week, but we thought you might want to know about the Bay Area events below.
Also, please check out this very pertinent YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eWyGqQOx48&feature=PlayList&p=A508481883E5B541&index=0&playnext=1
A TOWN HALL MEETING on IMPEACHMENT!
Thursday, April 24, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Grand Lake Theatre in Oakland, featuring:
David Swanson http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/
Daniel Ellsberg http://www.ellsberg.net/
Cindy Sheehan http://www.cindyforcongress.com/
Medea Benjamin http://www.codepinkalert.org/article.php?id=51
Debra Sweet http://www.commondreams.org/views05/0925-27.htm
Norman Solomon http://www.normansolomon.com/
Shirley Golub http://www.shirley08.com/bio.php
Max Anderson http://www.cityofberkeley.info/council3/default.htm?portalid=4
Shahid Buttar http://www.shahidbuttar.com/
"Are Peace and Impeachment Possible?" http://www.davidswanson.org/
BEACH IMPEACH 5 is this Saturday, April 26, Ocean Beach in San Francisco, 10:00 a.m. sign-up.
IRAN (is not the problem)
World Premiere Showing
Sunday, April 27, 2:00 at the Victorian Theatre in San Francisco
Town Hall meeting with Cindy Sheehan and others after the show
A few articles worth reading:
Impeachment by the People by Howard Zinn
Hands Off Iran by Chris Hedges
Ritter Says White House Preparing for War in Iran
A Petition supporting former President Carter and his talks with Hamas.
Thousands of California residents are being sprayed with potentially harmful and partially undisclosed chemicals.
"Long-term studies on the active ingredients have not been done, however, no adverse effects are expected."
Please sign the petition: StopTheSpray.org
We'll be seeing you in California sometime this spring. Hopefully we won't have to wear gas masks.
Peace and Freedom,
Jes & Leslie
Jes & Leslie ... A Journey for Peace and Freedom: http://www.jfpf.org/