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9/11/07: SF Bd of Supes vote on Ban of Navy's Blue Death Flights Over SF
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Sunday Sep 9th, 2007 8:40 PM
Finally, a milestone in history for peace and sanity has been achieved by the San Francisco peace community and Supervisor Chris Daly with a resolution to ban the horrific Navy's Blue Death flights over San Francisco being on the Sept. 11, 2007 Agenda, Board Item No. 43, File 071232. Be there to give your support to this crucial item to end the 25 years of these illegal low flights over heavily populated San Francisco, wasting tax dollars and oil, making terrible noise, all to glorify war since 1980 during Columbus Genocide week.
Finally, a milestone in history for peace and sanity has been achieved by the San Francisco peace community and Supervisor Chris Daly with a resolution to ban the horrific Navy's Blue Death flights over San Francisco being on the Sept. 11, 2007 Agenda, Board Item No. 43, File 071232. Be there to give your support to this crucial item to end the 25 years of these illegal low flights over heavily populated San Francisco, wasting tax dollars and oil, making terrible noise, all to glorify war since 1980 during Columbus Genocide week.

The Board of Supervisors meeting of September 11, 2007 starts at 2 p.m. at City Hall, 2d Floor, 1 Dr. Carlton Goodlett Place, also known as Polk and McAllister or Van Ness and McAllister Streets, San Francisco.

The full resolution may be found at
http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/bdsupvrs/bosagendas/materials/071232.pdf
and is stated below. After reading it, PLEASE, PLEASE, call all 11 supervisors and demand that they all vote for it. Remind them that the many public sentiment petitions that have circulated over the years and been presented to the Board of Supervisors, EVERYONE OVER AGE 40 and ALL EDUCATED PEOPLE UNDER AGE 40 signed in support of this kind of resolution, and this by definition is the REGULAR VOTING POPULATION. You can also remind them that if these ear-splitting, conversation stopping terrorist flights continue again this year during Columbus Genocide weekend, Oct 4-7, or any other time, we will again call BY THE THOUSANDS all 11 members of the Board of Supervisors as we sit inside our homes so that these supevisors can hear the sound of terrorism that we experience, courtesy the United States Air Force, the same gang that perpetrated the 9/11 Inside Job. If you are still unaware of that fact, your homework, consisting of a reading list, a DVD and websites, is also below.

You can also tell the Board of Supervisors that the peace community is horrified that "mayor" Newsom, nephew of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and as a leading spokesperson for the San Francisco Democratic Party, has come out in support of this despicable military recruiting show. See his press release of August 13, 2007 that would make Hitler proud at:
http://www.sfgov.org/site/mayor_page.asp?id=65824

If these flights continue, whether or not this resolution passes, this resolution should be on the November 2008 ballot exactly as it is below and the voters of San Francisco will certainly pass it.

It is due to this warmongering on the part of the illegal, election frauding mayor who stole the mayor's election from Green Party Supervisor Matt Gonzalez in 2003, as well as Nazi Newsom's opposition to rent control and promotion of the gentrification and ethnic cleansing of non-whites of the entire City, that we are voting for Dr. Ahimsa Sumchai for mayor this November. Her campaign website is at:
http://ahimsa4mayor.com/index.html
We are also voting for Cindy Sheehan for Congress to replace Nancy Pelosi in November 2008.
In this November's election, we are also voting No on C, F, G, H, I and J, and Yes on E and K. For more on the propositions, see:
http://www.sfgov.org/site/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/Qualified%20Measures%20Log-letters%20and%20unofficial%20title.pdf

So now, the historic resolution which is also at:
http://www.blueangels.org/SF.htm

Resolution seeking a permanent halt to the annual Blue Angels air show over the City of San Francisco.

Whereas, Pursuant to Environmental Code Section 101 of the City and County of San Francisco, all officers, boards, commissions and departments shall implement the Precautionary Principle in conducting the City and County affairs; and

WHEREAS, the Precautionary Principle requires public servants to take anticipatory action to prevent harm and through exploration and careful analysis select courses of action that present the least threat to all; and,

WHEREAS, The Blue Angels is an elite Navy exhibition squadron that tours the United States to perform air shows, involving dare devil maneuvers and tight flight; and,

WHEREAS, Blue Angels air shows have not occurred without incident or loss of life; and,

WHEREAS, Over the past 60 years, the air show has resulted in 26 fatalities, most recently on April 21, 2007 Beaufort County, South Carolina, when Blue Angel pilot Lt. Cmdr. Kevin J. Davis, crashed with his plane into several neighborhood homes, killing himself and injuring eight people on the ground; and,

WHEREAS, Each October, the Blue Angels performs an air show over the City of San Francisco as part of the Fleet Week; and,

WHEREAS, Based on the recent history and the style of their performance in which the slightest error by a pilot or a mechanical malfunction has been known to have disastrous effects, the Blue Angels air show poses an unwarranted risk to life and property in the densely-populated, urban environment of San Francisco; and,

WHEREAS, The Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornet jets make a considerable amount of noise pollution with volume rising to levels that exceed legal limits for the civilian community; and,

WHEREAS, When the aircraft fly their simulated strafing runs over the concrete and glass canyons of San Francisco’s high-rise buildings, the volume is magnified to ear splitting and nerve shattering levels; and,

WHEREAS, San Francisco is a Sanctuary City for many immigrants from war torn countries and home to thousands of veterans of war who have experienced air bombardment and are at risk of being traumatized when the Blue Angels perform; and,

WHEREAS, The jets also terrorize small children, seniors, pets and local wildlife; and,

WHEREAS, The City and County of San Francisco has taken steps to contribute to the effort to stem global climate change and to avert the catastrophic consequences of air pollution, nevertheless, the Blue Angels spew tons of toxic exhaust during their flyovers; and,

WHEREAS, This is a time of under-supplies of crude oil and its byproducts, the F/A-18 Hornet wastes an inordinate amount of jet fuel; and,

WHEREAS, The Federal deficit and national debt have risen to levels never before imagined, and the people of San Francisco have suffered from Federal cuts to vital programs; and,

WHEREAS, The City pays for additional support from the police and fire departments while waiving the normal $25,000 fee to the military; now, therefore, be it

RESOLved, That the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco support the permanent halt to flyovers by the Blue Angels; and, be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Board of Supervisors call on Senator Barbara Boxer, Senator Dianne Feinstein, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressman Tom Lantos to use all resources at their disposal to bring a permanent halt to unnecessary flyovers by military aircraft.
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The Board of Supervisors members all have voice mail, so you can leave a message at any time. They also have Email. They may be reached as follows, and this is information is in the blue-striped white pages of your San Francisco phone book and at
http://www.sfgov.org/site/bdsupvrs_index.asp?id=7271

Michela Alioto-Pier
District 2
(415) 554-7752
Michela.Alioto-Pier [at] sfgov.org

Tom Ammiano
District 9
(415) 554-5144
Tom.Ammiano [at] sfgov.org

Chris Daly
District 6
(415) 554-7970
Chris.Daly [at] sfgov.org

Bevan Dufty
District 8
(415) 554-6968
Bevan.Dufty [at] sfgov.org

Sean Elsbernd
District 7
(415) 554-6516
Sean.Elsbernd [at] sfgov.org

Ed Jew
District 4
(415) 554-7460
Ed.Jew [at] sfgov.org


Sophie Maxwell
District 10
(415) 554-7670
Sophie.Maxwell [at] sfgov.org

Jake McGoldrick
District 1
(415) 554-7410
Jake.McGoldrick [at] sfgov.org

Ross Mirkarimi
District 5
(415) 554-7630
Ross.Mirkarimi [at] sfgov.org

Aaron Peskin - Board President
District 3
(415) 554-7450
Aaron.Peskin [at] sfgov.org

Gerardo Sandoval
District 11
(415) 554-6975
Gerardo.Sandoval [at] sfgov.org

YOUR HOMEWORK ON THE 9/11 INSIDE JOB:
Listen to Guns & Butter on KPFA at 94.1 FM at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and online at:
http://www.gunsandbutter.net/archives.php
Read and subscribe to the excellent Emails at:
http://www.brasschecktv.com/
View the DVD that is a Must See at
http://www.loosechange911.com/
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING BOOKS:
1. Crossing the Rubicon by Michael Ruppert
2. The 9/11 Commission Report: Omissions & Distortions by David Griffin
3. The New Pearl Harbor by David Griffin
4. Debunking 9/11 Debunking by David Griffin
5. Painful Questions by Eric Hufschmid
6. The Iron Triangle (on Carlyle Group) by Dan Briody
7. 9/11 Revealed: The Unanswered Questions by Rowland Morgan & Ian Henshall
8. Waking Up From Our Nightmare by Don Paul and Jim Hoffman
9.9/11 Facing Our Fascist State by Don Paul
10.9/11 Synthetic Terror: Made in USA by Webster Tarpley
11 Body of Secrets by James Bamford
12 The War on Truth by Nafeez Mossadeq Ahmed
13 The Terror Conspiracy by Jim Marrs
14 Towers of Deception by Barrie Zwicker (with DVD enclosed)
15 9/11 and American Empire edited by David Ray Griffin and Peter Dale Scott
16 Flight 93 Revealed by Rowland Morgan