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Mock Funeral Procession Remembers Military In Iraq

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
esewolfie@pacbell.net

Military Families Speak Out, Long Beach Area Peace Network, Iraq Vets Against the War, Veterans for Peace and Vietnam Veterans Against the War protest occupation in Seal Beach and Long Beach, California in symbolic funeral procession.

Mock Funeral Process...
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Six years after our troops went into Iraq, the occupation continues, and Americans and Iraqis are still dying in a war based on lies. We have been fighting to stop this war since before it started, and we will continue that fight until all our troops are home from Iraq. Your Voices and the voices of military families were instrumental in turning the public against this occupation, and brought us to the point where President Obama had to promise to end the war in order to be elected President. We are deeply angry and profoundly hurt that his plans stop far short of ending the occupation of Iraq now. But, if we changed the way a nation viewed this war in the darkest days of the Bush administration, we can rally the nation now to press Congress and the President to bring all our troops home NOT IN 19 MONTHS! NOT IN THREE YEARS! BRING OUR TROOPS HOME NOW!
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USA

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USA...
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IRAQ

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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IRAQ...
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Pat Alviso-MFSO, Horace Coleman-Vietnam Vet, Cuautlatoatzin-American Indian-Gulf War Vet

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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Pat Alviso-MFSO, Hor...
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Home boy came home stiff
Not like his new widow’s upper lip
“Fallen Hero” said the local rag,
not “another one in a body bag”
Proud flag wavers' hearts don’t skip,
knowing they’ll never take that trip
by Horace Coleman, MFSO, VFP, VVAW
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TROOPS HOME NOW

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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TROOPS HOME NOW...
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Rick Reyes, Iraq Vets Against the War, & Daughter

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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Rick Reyes, Iraq Vet...
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Two tours changed his mind about the occupation
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END THE WAR

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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END THE WAR...
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Tina Richards

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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Tina Richards...
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Tina is a nationally recognized leader from Military Families Speak Out. She is the mother of a Marine who has been deployed to Iraq twice. He returned the 2nd time 80% disabled from a mortar round that exploded near him. She has another son in the Army who is deploying in June for a 2nd tour
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Owen Kirschner, Musician

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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Carol Quinlan

by esewolfie Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2009 at 11:53 AM
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Carol Quinlan...
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Co-Chair of the Long Beach Area Peace Network
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