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Healthcare Not Warfare Tour in Sacramento on March 7
Date Friday March 07
Time 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
The Cordova Community Center, 2197 Chase Drive, in Rancho Cordova 95670
Event Type Meeting
Phone916-622-VOTE
Addresshttp://dfalink.com/event.php?id=27991
Join Congressional candidate Bill Durston, noted author and nationally syndicated columnist on media and politics, Norman Solomon, and actress and progressive activist Mimi Kennedy at The Cordova Community Center, 2197 Chase Drive, in Rancho Cordova 95670, on Friday, March 7, 7:00 pm.

This month's Sacramento for Democracy meeting will be part of PDA's “Healthcare Not Warfare” tour. Join Congressional candidate Bill Durston, noted author and nationally syndicated columnist on media and politics, Norman Solomon, and actress and progressive activist Mimi Kennedy at

The Cordova Community Center
2197 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova 95670, Friday, March 7, 7:00 pm

Clips from Norman's movie, "War Made Easy", will be shown, and Norman will discuss the movie and why Progressive Democrats of America endorses Bill for Congress. Bill will talk about redirecting the vast resources being wasted on war toward more constructive endeavors like a universal health care system. And Mimi will tell us about PDA’s inside/outside strategy for a Democratic Party built on firm progressive principles. There will be refreshments and live music courtesy of Paul and Candy Anderson and their Celtic band.

SFD members can RSVP here: http://dfalink.com/event.php?id=27991

A $15 contribution to Durston for Congress is suggested, but no SFD / PDA member or Durston for Congress supporter will be turned away for lack of funds. An RSVP with a contribution in advance to! the Durston for Congress campaign (Click Here) would be greatly appreciated and will help get Bill elected.

Call 916-622-VOTE for more information.

SFD members can RSVP here if you'd like: http://dfalink.com/event.php?id=27991

There will also be a book signing with Norman before the event at the Amore Cafe.

Come on down and meet Norman Solomon and Bill Durston at
Amore Cafe, Bakery, and Espresso Bar, 2220 Gold Springs Court, in Rancho Cordova.
Click here for map

Friday, March 7, 5:00-7:00 PM

Norman will be signing copies of his books, "War Made Easy" and "Made Love, Got War." The Amore Cafe was recently acclaimed by the Sacramento Bee for its outstanding "fusion" menu of Mediterranean, Italian, French, and Persian main courses and desserts. Seating is limited inside the cafe, so call (916) 463-0011 if you'd like to stay to eat.

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Norman Solomon, nationally syndicated columnist and author, is a media expert, author of “War Made Easy” and is featured in the movie of the same name. His latest book is "Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State". Solomon is the founder and executive director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, a national consortium of policy researchers and analysts. You can learn more about Norman on his website: http://www.NormanSolomon.com

Mimi Kennedy, PDA Board Chair, is an actor and activist. She has worked on human rights, election protection, environmental and labor issues, and studied nonviolent social action with Rev. James Lawson. Perhaps best known for her role as Dharma’s mom on TV’s “Dharma and Greg,” Kennedy has appeared widely on TV, the stage, and in movies such as “Erin Brockovich” and “Pump Up The Volume.” She also appeared on Bill Maher’s “Politically Incorrect.” Her midlife memoir was titled, “Taken to the Stage: The Education of an Actress.”
Added to the calendar on Monday Mar 3rd, 2008 7:10 PM

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