[HCCN] Fwd: RALLY IN PORTLAND, Nov. 6

Judith Robbins JUDY at ROBBINSandROBBINS.com
Wed Nov 4 20:39:07 EST 2009



Begin forwarded message:

> From: Steve Burke <sburke at midcoast.com>
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>                              THE TIME IS NOW!
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>         RALLY FOR PEACE!   RALLY FOR DEMOCRACY!
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> On November 6, 2009 Mainers will demonstrate their commitment to  
> peace and justice, to an end to war, to recreating a healthy  
> nation.  On that date a Rally will be held on Monument Square,  
> Portland at 5 PM and will feature David Swanson, co-founder of the  
> After Downing Street Coalition, a leading activist who is well- 
> known in Maine.  The Rally is being co-sponsored by Veterans for  
> Peace - Chapter #001, Code Pink of Maine, Peace Action Maine,  
> Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space,  
> Waterville Area Bridges for Peace and Justice, and the Peace and  
> Justice Center of Eastern Maine.
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> Joining David Swanson on the speakers' platform will be widely  
> known activists for Peace:  Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global  
> Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space;  Dud Hendrick,  
> President of Veterans For Peace, Chapter #001; Lisa Savage, CODE  
> PINK MAINE Local Coordinator.
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> Hana Maris, singer/songwriter, peace activist along with Joan Fox,  
> vocalist, will share their music to inspire and motivate those in  
> attendance.
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> There is still time for additional organizations to join as co- 
> sponsors.  All individuals, and organizations, are urged to forward  
> this announcement to their organization and individual mailing  
> lists.  The issues that energized us in the past have not gone  
> away; they have not been resolved and in many instances have become  
> increasingly severe in their consequences.
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> All Troops Home from Afghanistan/Pakistan and Iraq - NOW!  Jobs and  
> Health Care, Not War and WMDs!  Bring Maine National Guard Home -  
> NOW!  No DRONES in Maine.
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> Come to the Rally and demonstrate your concern and commitment with  
> your body.  If we are to achieve our goals, we must publicly  
> demonstrate we mean it!
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> Immediately following the conclusion of the Rally at 6 PM, David  
> Swanson will go to the Longfellow Bookstore, just a few yards away,  
> and do a Book Signing of his recently published work, DAYBREAK:   
> Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union.  
> David will speak about his book and be available for a Q & A.  Plan  
> to attend both events.
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> This is your opportunity to demonstrate that the people of Maine  
> are not going to quietly accept the direction in which our country  
> is headed.
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>         REMEMBER     NOVEMBER 6, 2009
>   MONUMENT SQUARE, PORTLAND    5 PM
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