fix articles 17857, capitol Los Angeles Indymedia : tag : capitol

capitol

Video: Boehner presented with golden calf (tags)

Occupy demonstrators carried a golden calf to the US capitol. Social justice and self-criticism are our life-blood. Justice is mocked when the interests of short-term profit, banks and speculation are enforced against the survival of humans and nature.

Wisconsin: For a General Strike Now! (tags)

A law challenging the very existence unions of government workers has just been rammed through the legislature in Wisconsin. In addition, wages have been slashed by up to 10 percent to make up for cuts to health insurance and pensions. The labor movement and workers nationwide and internationally are vividly aware of the stakes. There has been a lot of talk in the last three weeks about a general strike. The Wisconsin South Central Labor Federation even voted to authorize one. But now that the moment of truth has arrived, the union bureaucrats have gotten cold feet. They are doing everything to prevent strike action and instead to divert anger at this vicious law into a drive to recall Republican senators, to be replaced by Democrats, whose “alternative” budget bill would also have drastically slashed wages and benefits. There should be no delay: this is the hour for powerful labor action. A general strike is needed to shut down Wisconsin now!

Egypt in Wisconsin: Access to defendwisconsin.org blocked (tags)

From DC IMC: http://dc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/150991/index.php

Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protests (tags)

Madison, Wisconsin IMC is offline right now- however there are other NONCORPORATE places to go for breaking news from Wisconsin-

200,000 march in Arizona (tags)

Report from the protest in Arizona

BTL:AIPAC May Be Losing Clout on Capitol Hill (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

College Students March on State Capitol to Protest Budget Cuts (tags)

Students and educators from public colleges all over the state converged on Sacramento on March 16, 2009 to demand that California fully fund higher education and not raise tuition. Many had meetings with legislators. While protests were entirely peaceful, one student was arrested by police for no apparent reason.

Anti-war march challenges McCain on last day of RNC (tags)

On the final day of the RNC, at the "No Peace for the Warmakers" march, the crowd was repeatedly tear gassed, 396 arrested as police pull out all stops to prevent anti-war march from reaching Xcel Center

Fascistic New Normal in St. Paul (tags)

August 29, St. Paul, Minnesota. Police in full riot gear raided the “RNC Welcoming Committee” (which described itself as “an anarchist/anti-authoritarian organizing body preparing for the 2008 Republican National Convention”) This raid, referred to in the media as a “pre-emptive strike,” marked the beginning of a weekend of terror and intimidation brought down by the state on activists, organizers, protestors, and journalists throughout the four-day span of the Republican National Convention.

DNC Rally, Stop the War (tags)

Denver, Colorado, August 25--Yesterday one thousand people showed up on the steps of the Capitol in Downtown Denver for the rally and the march calling for the end of the occupation in Iraq. Cindy Sheehan spoke first for 10 minutes asking the people to help her to displace Mrs. Pelosi from the head of congress.

Condloezza Rice Picketed in Australia (tags)

Chanting “war criminal,” anti-war protesters waved blood-colored hands at U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday, but police held them back as she left a Capitol Hill hearing room.

Condloezza Rice Picketed in Australia (tags)

Chanting “war criminal,” anti-war protesters waved blood-colored hands at U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Wednesday, but police held them back as she left a Capitol Hill hearing room.

Lobbyists find more ways to bond with lawmakers (tags)

Government of the people, by the elected officials and appointed bureaucrats, for the elected officials, appointed bureaucrats and special interest groups that got them elected!

100,000 March for Peace on Wash.DC on Sept 15, 2007 (tags)

On Sept. 15, 2007, nearly 100,000 people -- led by anti-war Iraq veterans, military families and others -- marched from the White House to the Capitol in Washington, D.C. to demand an immediate end to the occupation of Iraq. The march concluded with a dramatic "die-in" of 5,000 people surrounding the Capitol. Almost 200 people were arrested when police prevented them taking an anti-war message to Congress.

The 5:32 AM Train to Washington, D.C. (tags)

A lot has changed since 9/11, mostly all for the worse. When I took the commuter train from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., on the morning of Aug. 7, 2007, “Big Brother” knew I was on it, since an ID is needed to buy a ticket. When I got to D.C., “Big Brother’s’” cameras watched me get on and off the Metrorail. When I tried to videotape a demonstration at the DOE, a security guard threatened to confiscate my camcorder and to put me “in handcuffs!”

JFAV Pursue Lobbying for Equity Bills,Filipino Vets Win Commitments on Capitol Hill (tags)

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV )Filipino World War II veterans and their advocates, energized by recent victories and their lobbyist Washington based the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans recently visited Capitol Hill (July 26-27) and thanked their Senators, House members and legislative staff for the progress on their equity pension and family bills. On Thursday evening, the ACFV leaders with JFAV veterans leaders led by Commanders Franco Arcebal,Peping Baclig and Nick Gadia commemorated the the 66th anniversary of the 1941 Military Order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt drafting Philippine Commonwealth soldiers into U.S. armed service.

Join Michael Moore and local nurses in Sacramento on June 12 (tags)

Please join Michael Moore and local nurses as he testifies at the Capitol in Sacramento on June 12th. He will be speaking in support of Sheila Kuehl's SB 840 (single-payer healthcare).

Mothers For Peace Arrested on Capitol Hill (tags)

The “SWARM on Congress” campaign got off to a rousing start on May 14, 2007, in the nation’s capital. Cindy Sheehan spoke to the crowd at Lafayette Park; along with Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) and activists Kevin Zeese, David Swanson, Debra Sweet, Ann Wright, the Rev. Lennox Yearwood, and others. After parading to Capitol Hill, 33 of the estimated 250 antiwar activists were arrested there for refusing a police order to disperse.

The Peoples’ Counter State of the Union Message (tags)

George W. Bush, the Liar-in-Chief, did his thing on Tuesday night, Jan. 23, 2007. He delivered another one of his so-called “State of the Union” messages to the Congress, on Capitol Hill. Outside the building, however, by the reflective pool, activists, like: Col. Ann Wright, Medea Benjamin, Jeffrey Milliard and Travis Morales, offered a true representation of the state of our nation. They demanded an end to the Iraqi War and bringing our troops home.

"V" Meets The Secret Service (tags)

On Monday, November 6, 2006, "V" visited security check points at the White House, the main Treasury, IRS and Justice Department Buildings and the Capitol. "V"s' purpose was to deliver the People's Petitions for Redress of Grievances relating to the Government's violations of the war powers, tax, privacy and money clauses of the Constitution, and to inform key Government officials that at least 100 more "Vs" would be at their doorstep on November 14th expecting a response to the Petitions.

Protester Arrested at U.S. Capitol Asks: What About the First Amendment? (tags)

Activists took their case for ending the Iraqi War to the party responsible for authorizing it--the U.S. Congress! On Sept. 26, 2006, 71 protesters were arrested by police on various charges. The organizing groups for the event were the “National Campaign for Nonviolence Resistance” (NCNR) and the “Declaration of Peace.” One of the protesters arrested was Max Obuszewski of the NCNR. He demanded to know: “What about the First Amendment?”

Capitol of Punk (tags)

Washington D.C. is known worldwide as the home of the beloved US President, miles of national monuments, and throngs of politicians. But perhaps lesser known is D.C.’s status as an epicenter of essential American musical movements, including the harDCore scene that emerged in the late 70s.

Mass Civil Nonviolent Resistance to Confront Lawmakers at U.S. Capitol (tags)

Invitation to join nonviolent direct actions with the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance on Tuesday, September 26th, or Declaration of Peace on Wednesday, September 27.

At the Turning Point: The War is Lost (tags)

In private reports to the Pentagon, military commanders in the field admit the war is lost and the American military cannot contain the growing violence in the country.

Cops over react as they almost always do! (tags)

Reported gunfire at Capitol wasn't

Minutemen, protesters square off at Capitol (tags)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Illegal immigration protesters wrapped up a cross-country caravan on Friday with a rally in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, as immigrant-rights activists chanted for them to "go away."

Ray McGovern & Cindy Sheehan to lead March on the White House (tags)

World Can’t Wait just announced their next major protest- October. Anyone else think that’s a little funny? Last year the Downing Street Memo came out on May 1st, soon after UFPJ announced the big rally for Sept 24th. Why do they always skip over the summer months? Because that’s when the weather is nice, and people might actually have the time to camp and stay.

King Would be Proud of Rep. Barbara Lee! (tags)

On April 27, 2006, a Forum was held on Capitol Hill by the House of Representatives’ “Out of Iraq Caucus,” whose purpose is to end the Iraqi War and bring all the troops home. A leading Caucus members, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), also testified. She said there were no WMD in Iraq and that Osama bin Laden had no connections to 9/11, Iraq or Saddam Hussein. Lee said the Bush-Cheney Gang must answer to the people: “Why did [they] do it?”

CYNTHIA MCKINNEY: A Tale of Two Members of Congress & the Police – by Jeffrey Blankfort (tags)

The Democrat Party leadership was overjoyed when McKinney was defeated for re-election in 2002. After she had served five terms, AIPAC decided to make an example of her for having criticized Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. ...The Democrats were, in turn, mortified two years later when, without their help, the plucky McKinney ran and was re-elected to her seat. ...To show the party's displeasure, McKinney was denied the return of her seniority by a tight-lipped Nancy Pelosi, the San Francisco congresswoman who serves as the Democrats' minority House whip. ...McKinney, of course, is African-American, and one of the few members of the Congressional Black Caucus who has not been cowed into submission by the Democratic Party and the only one who has refused to genuflect to the Israel lobby. ...To make matters worse – for McKinney, not for the pursuit of truth and justice – she has refused to accept the official Bush administration explanation of the events of 9-11.

THE MCKINNEY AFFAIR – by Glen Ford and Peter Gamble (tags)

In the aftermath of McKinney’s run-in with a Capitol Hill police officer, we have witnessed an orgy of unadulterated defamation that is actually directed at Black women in general. ...So virulent and shameless have been the attacks on McKinney – spewing caricatures of the six-term lawmaker that reflect whites’ own hallucinatory visions of Black people – it leads us to conclude that racists are conducting a kind of ritual, an exorcism to cast the “militant Black” out of the national polity, once and for all. Disgustingly, a number of Black voices have joined mob, in order to prove that they are reasonable and trustworthy Negroes who won’t intrude on white folks’ illusions of innocence. ...Most distressingly, the McKinney affair dramatically demonstrates that the Congressional Black Caucus has been eviscerated as a body. ...CBC Chair Mel Watt, Nancy Pelosi's poodle, attempted to enforce his mistress's wish that McKinney appear utterly isolated and alone.

Abramoffgate: It’s the Same Sleaze, Just Bigger! (tags)

Jack Abramoff may be the sleaziest influence peddler to hit the halls of power in Congress - ever. As many as 20 Congressmen may be caught up in the crimes of this confessed master briber. Yet, there is nothing really new about corruption scandals on Capitol Hill. The biggest obscenity is this: Brave U.S. soldiers are dying in Iraq in a war sanctioned by the “most corrupt Congress in history,” and started by a wacky President - George W. Bush.

Take Action to Save Tookie Williams NOW (tags)

Now is The Key Time to Act to Save Tookie Williams: www.savetookie.org 1. Make your call TODAY (Schwarzenegger - 916.445.2841) 2. Rally for Clemency on Thursday, 10AM at the Capitol Building in Sacramento (other events at www.savetookie.org) 3. Send a Letter to the Editor under 250 words, include your address and phone # to triblet@angnewspapers.com, letters@sfchronicle.com and other papers (samples at www.savetookie.org)

Rally Against the Minutemen! (tags)

A case of desparation resorting to lies

RALLY AGAINT THE minutemen! Disrupt the Minutemen's Rally! (tags)

Rally against the Minutemen! English followed by Spanish

Bush's Obscene Tirades Rattle White House Aides (tags)

"I’m not meeting with that goddamned bitch," Bush screamed at aides who suggested he meet with Cindy Sheehan, the war-protesting mother whose son died in Iraq. "She can go to hell as far as I’m concerned!"

CONTACT SENATOR DUNN OF GARDEN GROVE (tags)

Keep contacting this guy about the GGPD.

PHOENIX: ALL OUT IN SOLIDARITY WITH IMMIGRANTS (tags)

Join the counter-demonstration against the “Anti-Illegal Alien Rally” on July 1st. Protest the Minuteman project! Where: Arizona State Capitol When: Friday, July 1st, starting 10am

Sen. Joseph Dunn of Garden Grove (tags)

contact this guy

Poverty Action Call In: Mar 15 & 16, Tues and Wed (tags)

Please take a few minutes out to call this 800 number and tell Congress NO MORE CUTS IN PROGRAMS FOR THE POOR!!! Federal Budget Action Days: Call the Capitol, Tuesday and Wednesday, March 15 and 16 using this TOLL-FREE NUMBER: 1-800-247-2971

Thousands Protest Bush's Inauguration (LA Photo) (tags)

Thousands of people in dozens of cities across the nation walked out of work and school, held mock coronations, intoned the names of the Iraq war dead and held candlelight vigils to show their disapproval of President Bush as he was sworn in for his second term. PHOTO: Protesters, wearing bags on their heads, kneel as police look on during an inaugural protest Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, in Los Angeles. The protest remained peaceful and no arrests were reported. The bags are a reference to the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. (AP Photo/Ken Marchionno)

Pending Actions & 9th Circuit Page on Beardslee Possible Execution 1/19/05 (tags)

On Jan 19, 2005 at 12:01 a.m., the State of California will murder a human being, Donald Beardslee, with our tax dollars, unless we do everything we can to stop this barbarism, the death penalty, which has been abolished in Europe, and is rarely used except in the most backward countries, like the USA.

Another election stolen while America sleeps (tags)

We've been robbed again, and yet most voters probably know little about this latest episode of electoral travesty.. Action Speaks asks you to contact your senator.. Too much is at stake to simply drop this issue and move on.

United Front to Abolish the SHU Confronts CDC Chief Deputy Director, Aug 20, 2004 (tags)

Our Coalition hit up Sacramento to protest the genocide of Mexican and African people by the US Prison System

Bush Using Drugs to Control Depression, Erratic Behavior (tags)

The prescription drugs, administered by Col. Richard J. Tubb, the White House physician, can impair the President’s mental faculties and decrease both his physical capabilities and his ability to respond to a crisis, administration aides admit privately.

A Personal Farewell to Ronald Reagan (tags)

Kirby Krackle reports on his experience at the Lying in State of Ronald Wilson Reagan

Politicians filmed bowing to 'Moonie' (tags)

Capitol Hill, home to America's lawmakers, is well known as a place where strange things happen. Few have been as strange, however, as the recent "crowning" of the Rev Sun Myung Moon, eccentric head of the "Moonies".

Fasters on Day 25 of Fast 4 Education in Sacramento (tags)

Dolores Huerta declared that she will indeed PICK UP the fast for Jessica and has heard from legislators and other celebrities that they may very well pick up the fast for the remaining fasters.

Unprecedented Week of Transgender Activism in Nation’s Capital (tags)

A bit of history occurred the end of April and early May. Three national transgender or gender-diverse civil rights organizations lobbied Capitol Hill simultaneously and, for the first time, all lobbied for the same issues. In addition, yet another rejuvenated national group conducted its first organized protest in years, and still another organization conducted a march to the Viet Nam Veterans’ Memorial, and conducted a historic wreath laying ceremony.

The Angry Mind of a Counter-Demonstrator (tags)

No bias in the media? The D.C. Chapter of Free Republic notified C-Span of the day's events well in advance, yet were told that coverage would be limited to the anti-American, communist-backed group A.N.S.W.E.R. I guess several hundred Americans rallying for their country were not deemed "newsworthy."

Hotel California: The White House is Run by Abaddon (tags)

Water flouridation and the CIA trafficking drugs are the least of our worries. The American Government is run by Satanic worshippers. The end is near...

The "special interests" behind Arnold Schwarzenegger's campaign (tags)

While Schwarzenegger has criticized Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante for taking money from unions and Indian tribes, the Republican candidate has collected at least $2.5 million from individual donors, attorneys, business interests, venture capitalists and California companies. Some of them employ full-time lobbyists in Sacramento.

GOP slammed for ‘police state tactics’ (tags)

WASHINGTON – An angry melee July 17 in which Ways and Means Chair Bill Thomas (R-Calif.) called out the Capitol police to evict Democratic House members from a congressional meeting room is part of a ruthless Republican “power grab,” warn lawmakers, labor, and other grassroots advocates.

1,500 protest against war in DC (tags)

15-hundred people opposed to war in Iraq have staged a peaceful protest outside the U-S Capitol in freezing weather during Bush's speech.

Mass Psychosis Strikes Nation - Congress feared effected (tags)

Weimar Syndrome was first detected here in the U.S. in the winter of 2000 when it was discovered that a growing number of citizens were under the mistaken impression that a little known governor from the state of Texas was actually the president of the United States

Calls jam Capitol phones: Give peace a chance (tags)

Lawmakers are reporting their phones ringing off the hooks with calls overwhelmingly against George W. Bush’s plans for a war on Iraq. Bush’s war resolution, sent to Capitol Hill last week, is a sweeping measure that would permit him to “use all means he determines to be appropriate, including force” against Iraq.

Help California farm laborers, now more than ever! (tags)

You can do something RIGHT NOW to improve working conditions and the standard of living of the people whose hands harvest your food!

Love V Seeds of Fire (tags)

New approach to war against terrorism gaining ground on Capitol Hill

DC Conference on threats from biological, toxic, and nuclear weapons (tags)

WEAPONS AND WAR: A SYMPOSIUM ON INTERNATIONAL ACCORDS TOWARDS WORLD SECURITY AND THEIR SIGNIFICANCE AFTER SEPTEMBER 11 Friday, October 26, 2001 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m Lutheran Church of the Reformation 212 East Capitol Street Washington D.C.

Article -- S29 Anti-War Protesters March on D.C. (tags)

Led by the newly-formed A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition, demonstrators marched on the capitol to protest President Bush's "New War" on terrorism.

S29 War Protesters march on capitol (tags)

S29 anti-war protesters march on capitol

JOIN THE MORGAN STANLEY PHONE BLOCKADE AND STOP (tags)

let's stop the BS!!

Protect International Population Assistance Capitol Hill Days March 24-27, 2001 (tags)

Among the very first official acts of newly elected President George W. Bush, who is no fan of U.S. aid for international population assistance, is whether or not to impose the onerous Global Gag Rule. This policy could deny U.S. population assistance funding to organizations that 1) provide legal abortion services using their own, non-U.S. funds or 2) participate in public debates about abortion, again, using their own, non-U.S. funds.

Demonstration in Sacramento Calls for Overhaul of U.S. Electoral System (tags)

Over 200 protestors gathered in California's Capitol today to demonstrate against the casting of electoral votes by the state's electors. Charging that the system has become utterly corrupt, demonstrators raised issues from abolishing the Electoral College to racist election policies. Police remained peaceful, and there were no arrests.

Demonstration Against the "War on Drugs" In Denver, Colorado. (tags)

West steps of the Capitol

ignored tags synonyms top tags bottom tags