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"No More US War--Out of Iraq, Stay Out of Syria" Fri 9/19 5 PM

"No More US War--Out of Iraq, Stay Out of Syria": Expanded Friday Rally / March for Peace, Fri 9/19 5 PM Portland Oregon Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway
"No More US War--Out of Iraq, Stay Out of Syria": Expanded Friday Rally / March for Peace, Fri 9/19 5 PM

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[Mrr] [pjw] EVENT: "No More US War--Out of Iraq, Stay Out of Syria": Expanded Friday Rally / March for Peace, Fri 9/19 5 PM (fwd)
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:42:08 -0700 (PDT)
>
> Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group
> PO Box 42456
> Portland, OR 97242
>  iraq@pjw.info
>  http://www.pjw.info/Iraq.html
> 503-236-3065
>
> For Immediate Release September 17, 2014
>
>
> What: "No More US War--Out of Iraq, Stay Out of Syria":
> Expanded Friday Rally and March for Peace and Justice
>
> When: Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:00 PM
>
> Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway
>
> Who: Portland Peaceful Response Coalition (PPRC) and Peace and Justice Works
> Iraq Affinity Group
>
> "No More US War--Out of Iraq, Stay Out of Syria"
> Expanded Friday Rally and March for Peace and Justice
> Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:00 PM,
> Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Yamhill and Broadway
>
> As the US ramps up its airstrikes in Iraq and threatens to expand the new "War
> on ISIS" into Syria, local Portland peace groups will hold an expanded Friday
> Rally for Peace on Septmeber 19 at 5 PM titled "No More US War--Out of Iraq,
> Stay Out of Syria." The event builds on the
> the weekly Friday Rally for Peace and Justice held at the SW corner of
> Pioneer Courthouse Square at SW Yamhill and Broadway.
>
> The 5 PM event is cosponsored by the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity
> Group. It expands the weekly Portland Peaceful Response Coalition (PPRC)
> Friday rally, an institution since late 2001. A march will commence at
> about 5:20 PM.
>
> In addition to updates on the situation in Iraq and Syria, the event will
> include promotion for a forum coming up on Tuesday, September 23 coordinated
> by the Peace and Jsutice Works Iraq Affinity Group: "US Foreign Policy: The
> Wars Continue."
>  http://www.pjw.info/forum092314.html
>
> For more information, or if you or your group would like to support the event
> with an endorsement and/or donation, please contact Peace and Justice Works at
> 503-236-3065 or PPRC at  pprc@riseup.net .

Remembering Cambodia 18.Sep.2014 21:02

ig

So Nixon sent troops across the board to raid staging areas the NVA and Viet Cong were using to fight in Vietnam. Once America found out they went nuts!

Basically, people get really hung up over an imaginary line drawn on a map called a country's border. This war has been going on since 1979. Its not new, and that line on the map was drawn by us and Brittan at the end of WWI. The fight in what is currently called Iraq and Syria. If the enemy makes no distinction between the two countries, why should someone fighting them?

By doing so you just tie one hand around your balls, like we did in Vietnam. It ends up getting more people killed. either do it right, or don't bother.