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Conyers: 100,000 signatures needed! CLICK HERE

Congressman John Conyers needs citizen help to express widespread popular opposition to the Iraq war. In letter published this afternoon, Conyers explains what he is up to and why he is asking YOU to sign on as one of 100,000 (or more?) Americans who are willing to stand in opposition to the Iraq war!

If you want to sign on to this letter, go to Conyers' website --

 http://www.johnconyers.com/

scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on

"Letter to President Bush Concerning the Downing Street Memo"
May 27, 2005

Dear Friend:

As many of you are aware, a classified memo was recently disclosed in Great Britain that I believe has serious ramifications for the integrity of the United States Government. Dubbed the "Downing Street Memo," but actually comprising the minutes of a meeting of Prime Minister Tony Blair and other top British government officials, the memo casts serious doubt on many of the contentions of the Bush Administration in the lead up to the Iraq war. With over 1,600 U.S. servicemen and servicewomen killed in Iraq, the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis, and over $200 billion in taxpayer funds going to this war effort, we cannot afford to stand by any longer.

Along with 88 of my colleagues, I wrote to the President requesting answers about this grave matter. Thus far, our search for the truth has been stonewalled and I need your help. I believe the American people deserve answers about this matter and should demand directly that the President tell the truth about the memo. To that end, I am asking you to sign on to a letter to the President requesting he answer the questions posed to him by 89 Members of Congress.

I will personally insure that this letter is delivered to the White House.

You can read the letter here and sign on to it below. You and I know the White House is just hoping that this matter will fade away, but in a few short weeks, with our steadfastness, the memo has found its way into leading newspapers and White House press briefings. With your help, we can hold this Administration accountable.

Please pass on this important letter to your friends and colleagues, and ask them to sign as well.

Thank you for your help and support.

John Conyers, Jr.
Anytime 27.May.2005 18:01

Den Mark, Vancouver

I signed, & will stand by John Conyers anytime, at all times.

Here we go again... 27.May.2005 18:06

Pravda or Consequences

 http://www.csmonitor.com/2005/0517/dailyUpdate.html

"But Thomas Patrick Carroll, a former officer in the Clandestine Service of the CIA, suggests in the conservative Front Page Magazine that those dwelling on the memo may be missing the forest for the trees.

'It is simply inexcusable for opinion makers and public intellectuals (e.g., those who made such a fuss about the 'revelations' in the Downing Street memo) not to grasp the strategic imperatives behind what we are doing in Iraq and elsewhere. It's certainly okay to disagree with our strategy, but for supposedly sophisticated commentators to miss the entire point and continue raving about WMD and UN sanctions is simply beyond the pale."

Viet Nam was strategic, but the people would not give in to outside forces trying to set up puppet regimes. We must do the same with our minds.

"You're either with us, or against us."

"You're either with us, or against us" 27.May.2005 18:33

Okay, we're against you!

"It's certainly okay to disagree with our strategy" -- former officer in the Clandestine Service of the CIA in the conservative Front Page Magazine.

Okay, we disagree with your strategy!

"for supposedly sophisticated commentators to miss the entire point and continue raving about WMD and UN sanctions is simply beyond the pale"

Okay we're beyond the pale!

"You're either with us, or against us." 28.May.2005 04:54

billary hilton

hey, she said that too, good for her

It's part of our strategy to rape kids and video tape it, don't you see...it's all part of the "plan".

Don't go on about WMD, those kids were raped to find out where they were, so after we raped them, we figured out there weren't any there...see, that was part of the strategic plan.

UN sanctions? Screw the UN let's go rape some iranians and drop DU on their savagery.
we're not like the nazis
we're not like the nazis
we use markers not tatoos
we use markers not tatoos
I vote for Hillary
I vote for Hillary

Why is Conyers grandstanding on Downing Street? 29.May.2005 00:25

?

There are plenty of Americans, including two of the president's closest advisors, who have said publicly that the administration's statements were fraudulent.