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CALIFORNIA IRAQ TOWN HALLS

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In a nation opposed to the occupation of Iraq, the opposition party is preparing to shell out another $102 billion of our grandchildren's money to continue it.  Our nation has come so far in seven years that the president and vice president openly admit to authorizing torture in blatant violation of the Eighth Amendment, longstanding US laws and treaties, and new legislation signed into law by the same president.  Yet our representatives in Congress refuse to hold impeachment hearings.  The wealthiest nation on earth cannot provide health care to its citizens.  Where are our priorities?

All over the country, citizens are holding public town hall meetings to discuss this question.  You can find one near you or get involved in planning one at:

 

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David Swanson is the author of "When the World Outlawed War," "War Is A Lie" and "Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union." He blogs at http://davidswanson.org and http://warisacrime.org and works for the online (more...)
 
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