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Tue Jan 9 2007 (Updated 01/14/07)
Emergency Protests Against US Troop Escalation
Protests Say "No!" to Bush's Troop Surge In Iraq
On Thursday January 11th anti-war protests took place across the country to protest Bush's escalation in Iraq. The day of protests was called for by United for Peace and Justice, Win Without War and True Majority, but many other groups took part in organizing local events.
Read More | List Of Bay Area Anti-War Protests Thursday | UFPJ Calls For March on Washington to End War | U.S. Peace Movement Responds to Bush's Speech | UFPJ: Nationwide Protests | Code Pink: Stop the Escalation NOW!

In Palo Alto, community members gathered at El Camino Real and Embarcadero Road starting at 4:30pm, to protest against "this amplification of an outrageous and illegal failed war that has already resulted in the deaths of over three thousand U.S. troops as well as hundreds of thousands of Iraqis".
More | Photos: 1 | 2

In San Francisco, there was a noon time rally by MoveOn. World Can't Wait held a 3:00 pm press conference and rally at the Military Recruitment Center . An anti-war march gathered at 5pm at Powell and Market Streets. Code Pink called for organized other smaller actions in other parts of the city.
Photos: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | Video | Report

In San Jose, a hundred people took part in a protest at Stevens Creek Blvd. & Winchester Blvd. Photos

Monterey Bay Area Actions Against the War in Iraq

Congressional Democratic leaders have publicly opposed the Bush administration’s plans to dispatch more troops to Iraq, while signaling to the White House that there will be no serious effort to prevent an escalation of the war.
Democracy Now: Should Democrats Focus on Domestic Agenda as Bush Escalates Iraq War? | Bush seeks bipartisan backing from Democratic Congress

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