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EMERGENCY ACTION: Response to the announced escalation of the war in Afghanistan.
by gcammaro
Monday Mar 30th, 2009 11:36 PM
March 30, 2009. In response to President Obama's Mar. 27th announcement of an escalation of the war in Afghanistan, an EMERGENCY ACTION took place today at noon in front of the San Francisco Federal Reserve at 101 Market St. Participating organizations included CodePink, Cindy Sheehan, War and Law League (WALL), and World Can't Wait.

March 30, 2009. In response to President Obama's Mar. 27th announcement of an escalation of the war in Afghanistan, an EMERGENCY ACTION took place today at noon in front of the San Francisco Federal Reserve at 101 Market St. Participating organizations included CodePink, Cindy Sheehan, War and Law League (WALL), and World Can't Wait.

President Obama has announced the worst possible path he could have taken in Afghanistan. Afghanistan has been the downfall of many Empires. Our Empire is already crumbling economically and militarily, and Obama's plan will only hasten the Empire's demise. The Empire collapsing is one thing, but not on the innocent people in Afghanistan or on our troops and their families.

About 2 dozen demonstrators displayed banners at the busy intersection of Market and Main Sts., drew small crowds with the bullhorn, passed out literature, and engaged interested onlookers in conversation. The banners protested the escalation of the wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, decried the notion of Obama's "good war," and called for the complete withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

A large police presence remained mostly out of view down a side street.
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by gcammaro Monday Mar 30th, 2009 11:36 PM

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by gcammaro Monday Mar 30th, 2009 11:36 PM