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C. Hagel Sec of Defense Nomination Points to Peace, Neocons Outraged (tags)

The choice by President Obama of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense is a step in the correct direction. Finally people can see that there is another segment of the Republican party that is NOT endorsing never ending military conflict in the Middle East as the neo-conservative factions have under eight years of war criminal GW Bush.

JFAV NATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION, January 18-20, 2012 (tags)

Los Angeles --More than 100 combined vets, widows, and advocates trooped to Senator Dianne Feinstein local offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco last January 18, 2012 to air public demand for equity that was denied for the last 65 years. This is a part of the three day national day of actions from January 18-20, 2012 in form of legislative visits, emails, fax and letter writing campaign to legislators to gather support for HR 210 in the US Congress. In Los Angeles, a delegation led by JFAV veteran leader John Aspiras and national Coordinator Arturo Garcia delivered more than 300 signed petitions and letters to Feinstein office in Santa Monica, west side Los Angeles. Feinstein is expected to introduce a companion bill in the US Senate for HR 210.

On MLK Day, Dedicate Ourselves for the Final Struggle for Justice and Equality (tags)

–“Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere.” As we marked and remember the struggle and victories of Martin Luther King Jr. today, we in the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) do not only remember him in marches and rallies but in a tribute to dedicate ourselves for the final struggle for Filipino World War II Veterans and their survivors final struggle for justice and against racism and discrimination. The testament that the struggle of MLK is vibrantly alive is that a sizeable majority of California US Representatives co-sponsor the equity bill for Filipino WW II vets, came from the Black Caucus . They are the worthy followers of MLK. Most famous of them of them is Rep. Lewis of Georgia who marched with MLK during the civil rights movement.

Minuteman Founder To Lecture on La Raza and Racism at Long Beach State (tags)

The Conservative Student Union at long Beach State will host Jim Gilchrist and Ted Hayes to speak on La Raza and Racism.

The Republican Candidate (tags)

In that already famous Super Tuesday, a day of the week when a number of States of the Union were selecting the candidate of their choice for the presidency of the United States from among a group of contenders, one of the likely candidates to replace George W. Bush was John McCain...

You cynics may may sneer (tags)

But our glorious leaders are brave men who will make the right decision on Iraq in September.

The Gangs of Iraq (tags)

Desperate to shore up its flagging ranks, the military is quietly enlisting thousands of active gang members and shipping them to Iraq. Will a brutal murder finally wake up the Pentagon?

Local Soldier, Clayton G. Dunn, Killed in Iraq (tags)

On Saturday, Sgt. Dunn, 22, of Moreno Valley, and two other soldiers were killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle, while they were on patrol in Salah ad-Din province in Iraq.

Local Soldier, Rowan D. Walter, Killed in Iraq (tags)

Rowan D. Walter died Feb. 23 of injuries suffered a day earlier when a roadside bomb exploded in an ambush attack in Ramadi, west of Baghdad. He had left his tank to help soldiers in an earlier attack.

Local Soldier, Mark J. Daily, Killed in Iraq (tags)

Mark J. Daily, A 23-year-old lifelong Irvine resident was killed just three months into his deployment Monday when a bomb ripped through his military vehicle in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, officials announced Wednesday.

Rudy A. Salcido, Local Soldier Killed in Iraq, Laid to Rest (tags)

The funeral service of Sergeant 1st Class Rudy A. Salcido at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside November 21, 2006. Salcido was killed November 9th in Iraq while serving in the war. Copyright © 2006 Los Angeles Newspaper Group

Killed in Iraq, Local Sailor Charles O. Sare, Remembered (tags)

Family, friends, colleagues and supporters recalled Sare's infectious smile, compassion and friendliness during funeral services at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hemet. Sare died Oct. 23 in Iraq when an explosive device struck his vehicle. He is the fourth Hemet High School alumnus killed in Iraq.

Local Soldier, Luis Enrique Tejeda, Killed in Iraq (tags)

Army Cpl. Luis Enrique Tejeda, a Bradley fighting vehicle driver with the Company A, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, died Sept. 30 from injuries received during a roadside bomb blast in Hit, Iraq.

Local Soldier, Daniel Ishaak, Killed in Iraq (tags)

On Tuesday [October 3, 2006], Daniel Ishaak was shot and killed in the city of Hawijah when his convoy suffered a grenade attack and he dismounted to secure the area.

Local Soldier, David J. Almazan, Killed in Iraq (tags)

Almazan was killed in action Aug. 27 while on a combat patrol in this city of 30,000 in Iraq’s Al Anbar province. His platoon was on patrol to clear the city’s streets of improvised explosive devices, deadly roadside bombs used by insurgents to target coalition and Iraqi forces, the day he was killed.

Jason Morrow, a Local Marine Killed in Iraq, Remembered (tags)

Cpl. Jason Morrow proposed to his wife last year at home plate in Angel Stadium. He later threw out the first pitch at a playoff game. Now the ballclub comes to terms with his death in Iraq.

Killed in Iraq, Local Marine Salvador Guerrero Laid to Rest (tags)

About 400 friends and family members gathered at the funeral for Salvador Guerrero on Wednesday, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, followed by his burial at Rose Hills Memorial Park.

AWOL in Canada ~ VIDEOS (tags)

Interviews with AWOL soldiers. June 17th 2006 Ft. Erie Canada.

Luis Santos, Local Soldier Killed in Iraq, Remembered (tags)

More than 100 family members, friends and supporters paid tribute to Spc. Luis D. Santos on Monday. Services were held at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Rialto then proceeded in a police-escorted motorcade to Riverside National Cemetery, where Santos was laid to rest.

Hundreds Attend Funeral Service for Local Soldier Raymond L. Henry, Killed in Iraq (tags)

A group of nine high school friends and an Anaheim family say farewell to a soldier killed on patrol in Iraq.

KKK rally site changed to Irvine Marriot Hotel (tags)

According to Jim Gilchrist's website, the KKK rally will not be held in Irvine Regional Park as originally planned, but in the Grand Ballroom of the Irvine Marriot Hotel.

Local Marine Killed in Iraq (tags)

Marine Cpl. Carlos Pineda, 23, Los Angeles; Killed During a Rescue in Iraq

Minuteman "Flavor of the Month" for Repubs (tags)

Gilchrist hooks up with Republicans in Saddleback.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Army Sgt. William Dean Richardson, of Moreno Valley, enlisted after the 9/11 attacks.

U.S Death Count about to Pass 1300 in Iraq (tags)

www.icasualties reports today that the "official" number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq is 1297 with three more working class "cann fodder" lost today. Make it stop! Spread this news all through the web. (Indy main page is not publishing?) Be the media and get the news out.

Local Soldier Killed in Iraq (tags)

Army Sgt. 1st Class Joselito Villanueva, 36, Los Angeles; Shot by Sniper in Ambush

Kerry "Missteps" Get Lavish Media Attention, While Bush Falsehoods Ignored (tags)

The media is being easy on Bush (again).

The Ultimate Betrayal (tags)

The newspapers on December 30 reported that 477 American GIs had died in the war. But what is not usually reported is that for every death there are four or five men and women seriously wounded. The term "seriously wounded" does not begin to convey the horror. Sergeant Feldbusch's mother, Charlene Feldbusch, who, along with his father, virtually lived at his bedside for two months, one day saw a young woman soldier crawling past her in the corridor. She had no legs, and her three-year-old son was trailing behind. These people pay the price because Americans lack the courage to throw the lying government out on its ass. Every one of those crippled kids looks at America with one message in their eyes, "You could have stopped this, but didn't".

Of Neal Boortz, the Anti-American (tags)

After all these years of claiming to be a Libertarian, Boortz-by his own logic-is coming out as a Communist.

Media Parrots: Handout Photos Don't Tell the Whole Story (tags)

Manufacture News is a fact of life in America of the 21st Century. How often is the image you see one that was crafted to tug at your heart strings or provoke a specific emotional response? Media used as a tool of manipulation can take an honest image and use it to create a false message.

Vets tell Bush: Bring troops home (tags)

WASHINGTON – Behind a banner that read, “Bring The Troops Home Now,” and carrying upside down American flags as a signal of distress, war veterans and families of active duty soldiers marched on the White House March 23 to protest George W. Bush’s pre-emptive war on Iraq.

REMEMBER NUREMBERG (tags)

One of the LIES commonly spread by Trolls is that everybody who supports peace is a Wacko. What do you say to a Medal of Honor Winner against Bush's war? What do you say to two of them? Veterans For Peace has sent an open letter to fifteen generals and admirals in the top ranks of the US Military advising them of their possible liabilities, under international law, to criminal prosecution for being part of a pre-emptive war against Iraq. Veterans For Peace, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is an organization of men and women who have served in peacetime and in most of the wars of the last century, with 92 chapters nationwide.

10,000 demand: Close U.S. terror school (tags)

Over 10,000 people from far and wide gathered at the gates of Ft. Benning, Ga., Nov. 17 to demand closure of the School of the Americas (SOA), better known as the “School of Assassins,” where many death squad officers from Latin America have been trained.

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