was at a concert this weekend in California to raise money
for the National Veterans Foundation. I'm an Air Force veteran,
and I have great respect for the military. I like to support
the soldiers whenever I can. But I don't support this war
was against the war before it started. I always thought it
was a terrible decision, badly thought out, badly planned,
and then horribly executed.
want to see our troops come home right away, and so do most
Americans. Unfortunately, too many politicians in both parties
refuse to listen.
when will the troops come home? When we won't put up with
it anymore-when we change our government. And how will we
do that? By voting the bastards out! On
November 7, you should vote for anyone who's against the war
and vote against anyone who's for the war. It's that simple.
I wrote the song "Whatever
Happened to Peace on Earth" at Christmastime
in 2003, a lot of people were for the war, a lot of people
didn't know the facts or the truth. But people are waking
up now. They're learning that they were lied to about the
war. They're feeling lied to about this Mark Foley scandal
in terms of who knew what and when. They're questioning the
leadership in this country.
that gives us new possibilities for November 7th. If we all
go out and vote for peace candidates and get our friends to
vote, and if our votes are really counted, it's no contest.
There'll be a change in the Congress, and then we'll just
have to keep building so we can get a president who won't
send our soldiers to fight a war based on lies.
should have thrown the bastards out years ago. Let's do it
was out in force at Willie Nelson's concert, gathering signatures
for our Give Peace a Vote campaign
and spreading pink messages of peace.
Peacemakers around the country have been flocking to concerts and
movie openings and family events with clipboards in hand to encourage
people in their communities to sign our Peace Vote Pledge. Just
last week, a CODEPINK group collecting
signatures in Pasadena convinced their Congressman Adam Schiff to
change his mind about the war!
need your support to put peace at the top of the ballot this year.
his powerful song, Willie Nelson asks "Whatever
Happened to Peace on Earth." We're working hard
to bring it back.
Andrea, Anedra, Dana, Farida, Gael, Gayle,
Jodie, Laura, Liz, Medea, Nancy, Patricia, Rae, Samantha, and Sonia
There's still plenty of time to sign up to host
a CODEPINK house party and screen one of our must-see
movies this month. If you order The Ground Truth now,
you can get Iraq for Sale for free! A house party
is a wonderful way to gather signatures for Give Peace a Vote and
build your local CODEPINK community!