[HCCN] Fwd: ESCALATION RESPONSE Dec. 2 Bangor

Judith Robbins judy at robbinsandrobbins.com
Tue Dec 1 20:45:34 EST 2009



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> From: Judith Robbins <JUDY at robbinsandrobbins.com>
> Date: December 1, 2009 6:28:51 PM EST
> To: Judith Robbins <judy at robbinsandrobbins.com>
> Subject: ESCALATION RESPONSE Dec. 2 Bangor
>
> Around the country groups are responding to President Obama's  
> Afghanistan war escalation announcement of today.
> In Bangor, people will gather at the Federal Building on Harlow St.  
> at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.
> Bring noisemakers, signs and candles. Please find a friend or two  
> to bring.
>
> Peninsula Peace & Justice will re-schedule its Wednesday December 2  
> meeting so that people will be encouraged to go to Bangor.
> The Robbins car has two empty seats leaving at 4:00 from Blue Hill.  
> please rsvp if you need a ride.
>
> PPJ will meet on Monday Dec. 7 at Blue Hill Library, 6:30 p.m. We  
> will use an alternate meeting room.
> The agenda items will include PEACE ON EARTH in Blue Hill and  
> planning future films, events.
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> From the response rally organizers:
>
> Here is a reminder from Jud Esty-Kendall about Wednesday's protest:
>
> CODEPINK wants to stop the escalation, and there are some hopeful  
> signs. But still we must be prepared to hit the streets in protest  
> in case of Obama announcing an escalation. In Maine this will occur  
> with pots & pans to make noise at 5pm on the day following an  
> announcement.
> In Bangor, meet in front of the federal building at 5pm
> In Portland, meet at Monument Square at 5pm
>
> People all over the U.S. are planning for concurrent actions. For  
> example, in San Francisco, people will be gathering at Powell and  
> Market at 5 PM the day of the announcement.
>
> For more info about Afghanistan from Code Pink's website, click here.
>

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