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Out of Iraq Town Forum in Sacramento January 7, 1-3 pm

by Dan Bacher (danielbacher [at]
Hi everyone!

Let's start the new year right by mobilizing for a great anti-war event in Sacramento on January 7! Last year was a huge year for activists in Sacramento, with the Iraq withdrawal resolution passed by the Sacramento City Council, Cindy Sheehan's and Code Pink's campaign to pull California Guard members out of Iraq and the Pearcy's anti-war art displays all making the national news.

Please pass this on this announcement from Karen Bernal and Cathlyn Daly to anyone you think might be interested. Also, please take a moment and register at Thanks so much!

Announcement for Town Hall Forum on January 7:


In conjunction with the Town Hall Forums to be held nationally by on January 7th, The Sacramento Coalition to End the War in collaboration with Sacramento for Democracy, Progressive Democrats of America and Peace in the Precincts has organized a community Town Hall Forum to be held in Sacramento.

This Town Hall Forum will be the first in a serious of regularly scheduled Town Hall Forums in an effort to bring our troops home from Iraq. We invite you to attend and participate in this important community forum.

The details are as follows:

Town Hall Forum – Out of Iraq
Date:        January 7th, 2006
Time:        1pm – 3pm
Where:     SEIU-UHW Hall, Downtown Sacramento
1911 F Street (between 19th and 20th Streets)


·  David Dionisi, author of “American Hiroshima”
( ) and

· Charlie Brown, anti-Iraq War vet and Democratic Party candidate against Congressman Doolittle in the 4th Congressional District.


·  Recent elections in Iraq and what the results may mean for Iraq and the United States

·  Critical commentary on legislation currently before Congress regarding withdrawal of our troops, permanent military bases, reconstruction, etc. 

·  Arguments for the immediate withdrawal of our troops from Iraq

Audience Participation: Question-and-answer session

Moderator: Dr. Bill Durston, President of the Sacramento Chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility

Tune into 1240 AM and 1320 AM radio stations to hear the Town Hall media announcements

Please go to
* click on “Out of Iraq Events” in the top right hand corner
* click on “Search for an Event Near You,”
* type in your zip code (or zip code 95814)
Please make sure to register for the event!

For further information, please contact:
Cathlyn Daly - dalywood [at]
Karen Bernal - nekochan99 [at]
Ruth Hollbrook – ruthgeo [at]

We look forward to hearing your views!!

Cathlyn Daly
Sacramento Coalition to End the War
Progressive Democrats of America

Karen Bernal
Sacramento Coalition to End the War
Sacramento for Democracy

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by Michael
Camp X-Ray has not existed for years, the Koran could not have been flushed at Gitmo, and we have won the war in Iraq and only need to stop the senseless propaganda of lies from the left to not defeat ourselves here.

Are those facts going to be allowed here, or do you peaceniks gang up with truth being the first casualty?

Perhaps Liberalism really is a mental disorder.

by Real Revolutionary

You are a lying waste of human skin, a subliterate tool of the corporate right wing. The U.S. is being crushed by The Resistance in Iraq, yet you refuse to deal with reality.

My advice:

1. Take a Literacy Course.

2. Go read your first ever book (Protocols of the Elders of Zion and Mein Kampf don't count!)

3. Stop listening to right wing hate talk shows.

4. Go join the military and prove what a "real man" you are, you filthy chicken hawk death state supporter!

5. Please don't vote in any election. A poorly informed agent of the corporate right like yourself doesn't have the intellectual ability nor education to make a properly informed decision.

6. Withdraw from your membership in the Hitler Youth Alumni that you are such a proud supporter of.

7. Don't make any posts on highest consciousness sites like this until you have actually learned how to read, write and make critical decisions. You like like a real knuckle dragging idiot by spouting your right wing talking points like smelly turds across the web.

8. Toss out your Klu Klux Klan hood and robe, along with your American Nazi Party uniform. Wear some real clothes, tough guy.

9. Go get a job!

10. Arise from your Christo-Fascist Zombie Brigade Slumber and introduce yourself to fact-based reality!

This 10 point program, if followed, will convert you into a real, live, thinking human being rather than the evil zombie/robot that you are now!

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