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The Wyden protest: Senate Resolution 498 that allows Israel full rights to deploy troops

Senator Wyden and Senator Merkley both quickly signed Senate Resolution 498 that allows Israel full rights to deploy troops to stop Hamas with no mention of the atrocities happening to Palestinian people daily and under the seige and Occupation. We want to hold them accountable!
The Wyden 11:30 AM protest tomorrow is at 911 NE 11th Ave., Suite 630 at 11th and NE Holladay near the Lloyd Center and Holladay Park.

It is the Bonneville Power Administration Federal building NOT the building a few blocks away with the Apple Store.

It is across the street from the Lloyd Center Max stop and Holladay park.

We will meet on the east edge of the building.

UN OCHA Report for July 20th at 1500 hours

Up to 60 Palestinians, including 17 children and 14 women, are reported to have been killed in the past 24 hours in the Ash Shuja'iyeh area in eastern Gaza City, raising concern about respect for the principle of distinction and proportionality under international humanitarian law.

375 Palestinians killed, including at least 270 civilians, of whom 83 are children and 36 women

20 Israelis killed, including two civilians and 18 soldiers.

3,008 Palestinians injured, of whom 904 are children and 533 women

>100,000 Displaced, including 84,000 hosted at 61 UNRWA schools

43 % of Gaza's territory affected by evacuation warnings or declaration of 'no-go zones' [Meaning: People have NOWHERE to go!]

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Gazza Attack - Oregon Senator - protest pictures on 7.21.14 21.Jul.2014 13:26

Joe Anybody

a few pictures from the protest in from of Sen Wydens office

"With God On Our Side" 21.Jul.2014 21:12


"With God On Our Side"
Oh my name it is nothin'
My age it means less
The country I come from
Is called the Midwest
I's taught and brought up there
The laws to abide
And the land that I live in
Has God on its side.

Oh the history books tell it
They tell it so well
The cavalries charged
The Indians fell
The cavalries charged
The Indians died
Oh the country was young
With God on its side.

The Spanish-American
War had its day
And the Civil War too
Was soon laid away
And the names of the heroes
I's made to memorize
With guns on their hands
And God on their side.

The First World War, boys
It came and it went
The reason for fighting
I never did get
But I learned to accept it
Accept it with pride
For you don't count the dead
When God's on your side.

When the Second World War
Came to an end
We forgave the Germans
And then we were friends
Though they murdered six million
In the ovens they fried
The Germans now too
Have God on their side.

I've learned to hate Russians
All through my whole life
If another war comes
It's them we must fight
To hate them and fear them
To run and to hide
And accept it all bravely
With God on my side.

But now we got weapons
Of the chemical dust
If fire them we're forced to
Then fire them we must
One push of the button
And a shot the world wide
And you never ask questions
When God's on your side.

In a many dark hour
I've been thinkin' about this
That Jesus Christ
Was betrayed by a kiss
But I can't think for you
You'll have to decide
Whether Judas Iscariot
Had God on his side.

So now as I'm leavin'
I'm weary as Hell
The confusion I'm feelin'
Ain't no tongue can tell
The words fill my head
And fall to the floor
If God's on our side
He'll stop the next war.