On Friday August 12, New Mexico governor Bill Richardson, a Democrat, declared a state of emergency in the counties bordering Mexico. On Monday, Janet Napolitano, the Democratic governor of Arizona, declared a similar emergency in her state. The California legislature is debating a similar declaration. Usually associated with disasters such as floods and earthquakes, these state of emergency declarations are being issued to get 3.25 million dollars in federal funds to increase the militarized policing of the US-Mexico border.
"Why hasn't Karl Rove resigned?" seems to be the question written on the faces of all my liberal friends as they walk around Martha's Vineyard this summer in a conscious stupefied form of denial I have literally never seen before. "Why hasn't Karl Rove resigned?"
...Antiwar Activism Among Soldiers' Families ~ Interview with Celeste Zappala, mother of an American soldier killed in Iraq, cofounder of Glod Star Families for Peace, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Because BeNOW is processing 30 million young people's names in order to recruit them for a war based on lies. Because BeNOW is another corporation supporting the war in Iraq and we won't stand for it. Because we want people in Wakefield to know about this company, stationed in their own town.