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Stanford Welcomes Rumsfeld: NOT!

by Granny B. Good (info [at] raginggrannies.com)
***STANFORD SAYS NO TO WAR***
Students & Supporters Rallied Against Rumsfeld appointment to Hoover Institution as a "Distinguished Fellow"
Stanford Campus 11/08/07
Raging Grannies Action League includes alumnae who revisited their alma mater with song and street theater
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Event sponsored by *Stanford Says No to War* *Muslim Student Awareness Network* more

New student group STAMP (campus performers) read poems written by Guantanamo prisoners.

*Sweat-Free Stanford* generously shared the lunch hour at White Plaza on this their national day of action.

Faculty including Professor Emeritus Charles Stein and staff from many departments came out in support!

Students distributed bumpstickers "welcoming" Rumsfeld with a mooning shot;
Rally participants found clever ways to wear them~
§Granny Mary sported a Rumsfeldt quote
by Granny B. Good
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§Grannies listen to speakers
by Granny B. Good
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§Adam led the Rally
by Granny B. Good
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§Grannies join in the street theater
by Granny B. Good
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Weeping about torture, weeping for our country
§hankies
by Granny B. Good
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§Some students choose to look the other way
by Granny B. Good
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Students lining up for free lights for their bikes had come to the plaza for a different reason...some chose to look the other way when confronted with the scene, causing the Grannies to weep anew
§At rally's end a sigh of relief
by Granny B. Good
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The students who wore orange jumpsuits are happy to breathe free and stretch their legs after many minutes of kneeling.
§Iraqi-American Student...
by Granny B. Good
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....speaks of family suffering in Baghdad
§students displayed signs
by Granny B. Good
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§Stanford Welcomes Rumsfeld
by Granny B. Good
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NOT!
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