16 thoughts on “Bush’s Australian allies admit Iraq war is about oil

  1. Want to Impeach Cheney? Think July 23rd.

    The impeachment movement is gaining traction, and now is the time to push it all the way to success. Over the weekend, you made Impeach Cheney the number 1 video on Youtube!
    Impeach Cheney

    On Friday, for the first time, a polling company asked Americans if they want Cheney impeached. A majority of 54% said Yes, and the poll was reported in the media. Congressman John Conyers even cited it on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.

    On July 4 – how appropriate! — our Impeach Bush and Cheney petition passed 100,000 signatures! So now we’re raising the bar to 1 million. Have you and everyone you know signed?

    Also on July 4, Los Angeles opened an Impeachment Center, and on July 5 Philadelphia held an impeachment forum (see the video).

    July 23, 2007, is the fifth anniversary of the Downing Street Meeting, the meeting at Number 10 Downing Street at which the head of British intelligence reported that Bush and Cheney were intent on invading Iraq and were going to “fix the intelligence and facts around the policy.” The meeting was recorded in the Downing Street Minutes which were leaked in May 2005. It was then that we launched AfterDowningStreet.org.

    This July 23rd, a Monday, Cindy Sheehan will lead a march from Arlington National Cemetery (gather there at 10 a.m.) to Capitol Hill, to the office of Congressman John Conyers to ask him to move forward with impeachment. We will wear orange that day, a color that has come to stand for nonviolent revolution. We encourage as many people as possible to join us, and if you cannot, to phone Congressman Conyers’ office that day asking him to move forward on impeachment: (202) 225-5126.

    Cindy Sheehan plans to announce her candidacy that day for Congress, challenging Speaker Nancy Pelosi to represent the 8th District of California. Sheehan’s candidacy is motivated by Pelosi’s actively blocking the impeachment of Cheney and Bush, but Sheehan won’t run if Pelosi endorses impeachment. Please phone Pelosi’s office right away and as often as you can to encourage her to support impeachment: (202) 225-0100.

    The 23rd in DC is part of a march from Texas to New York. Cindy Sheehan, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, and others are leading a march/drive from Crawford, Texas, to New York City. The march will include stops at the district offices of House Judiciary Committee Members Mel Watt, and Bobby Scott. You can organize a meeting, protest, honk-a-thon, or sit-in at your Congress Member’s office. One way to get organized is with this system. You can find events and create them here. And you can meet people in Facebook. Below is the route and a link for more information and to get involved.

    July 10 Crawford Tx Houston Tx
    July 11 Houston Tx. New Orleans La.
    July 12 New Orleans La. Montgomery Al.
    July 13 Montgomery Al. Ft. Benning Ga
    July 14 Ft. Benning Ga Atlanta Ga.
    July 15 Atlanta Ga. Gainsville Ga.
    July 16 Ganisville Ga. Clemson SC
    July 17 Clemson SC Charlotte NC
    July 18 Charlotte NC Greensboro NC
    July 19 Greensboro NC Lynchburg VA
    July 20 Lynchburg VA Charlottesville VA (rally at 6 p.m.)
    July 21 Charlottesville VA Richmond VA
    July 22 Richmond VA Arlington VA
    July 23 Arlington Cem White House/ Capitol
    July 23 Washington DC Philadelphia PA
    July 24 Philadelphia PA Allentown PA
    July 25 Allentown PA New York City NY
    July 26 United Nations Action
    July 27 Begin to Gather at Central Park
    July 28 TBA
    July 29 Gathering of Hearts Fest Central Park
    http://www.thecampcaseypeaceinstitute.org

    We’ve Got New Ways to Promote the Impeach Bush and Cheney Petition: You Can Help

    To reach our goal of 1 million signatures, we need you to spread the word to your friends. And to encourage you, we’ve added a new tool that lets you keep track of which of your friends actually sign the petition.

    There are several ways you can spread the word:

    1. Visit our petition page and enter the email addresses of your friends in the box
    2. Visit our petition page, send yourself a copy of the petition, and forward that copy to your friends
    3. Create your own customized link and send it to your friends:
    http://www.democrats.com/peoplesemailnetwork/88?source=you@youremail.com
    (of course you must replace you@youremail.com with the email you use for your Democrats.com login)

    To see which friends actually sign up, login to Democrats.com, click “My account”
    http://democrats.com/user
    and click the “Referrals” tab.

    Honk to Impeach

    Summer is a great time to be outdoors holding signs, making noise, and making new friends. Use our calendar to schedule a honking event or to find the one nearest you:
    http://www.communitywalk.com/impeach

    Join our Impeachment Group on Facebook

    Got a Facebook profile yet? If you don’t, now’s a good time to create one.

    We’ve set up a new group to coordinate impeachment efforts among Facebook members: The Nationwide Movement to Impeach Cheney and Bush. Let’s make this the biggest group on Facebook!
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=3079705569

    Our new community organizer, Jacob Park, would like to ask you to do two things:

    1. Go to the group page, click on SHARE, and then click on POST. This will post the group to your Mini-Feed so that all your friends can see it. Then invite at least ten of your friends directly (and tell them to invite at least ten friends).

    2. Check the group page regularly. There will definitely be actions that you can do and good events near you.

    3. Speaker Pelosi and most Democrats have Facebook pages where you can “write on their wall.” We have all the links, so why not write your own impeachment message and copy it onto all of their walls?

    http://www.democrats.com/join-our-impeachment-group-on-facebook

    Get an “Impeach Cheney?” Cap Free?

    USAlone.com is giving away 3,500 custom-embroidered “Impeach Cheney?” caps you can wear wherever you go to build grassroots support for impeaching Cheney.
    http://www.usalone.com/impeach_cheney_cap.php

    The “?” is meant to provoke thought – but it only takes a second’s worth of thought to answer that question.

    If you want to collect petition signatures, the cap is a great way to attract signers. Use our print petition:
    http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/downloads/petition-4.pdf

    The caps are free but donations to offset the cost are greatly appreciated.
    http://www.usalone.com/impeach_cheney_cap.php

  2. Pingback: Iraq war was about oil, Greenspan says. 1,2 million killed | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  3. Pingback: Iraq, war for oil | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  4. Pingback: Tony Blair’s South Korea-Iraq oil scandal | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  5. Pingback: Australian peace activists and US sailors | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  6. Pingback: Kosovo privatisation enriches NATO warmongers | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  7. Pingback: Bush’s warmongers profiting from Iraqi oil | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  8. Pingback: US veteran turned away from military hospital commits suicide | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  9. Pingback: Afghans support Iraqi shoe-thrower | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  10. Pingback: ‘Humanitarian’ wars, a book review | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  11. Pingback: New Mark Fiore animation about United States politicians manipulating photos | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  12. Pingback: The Iraq war, more blood for more expensive oil | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  13. Pingback: Singer Katie Melua, from supporter to opponent of the Iraq war | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  14. Pingback: British troops to leave Iraq | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  15. Pingback: Worldwide anti Iraq war demonstrations on Saturday 15 March | Dear Kitty. Some blog

  16. Pingback: Australia’s East Timor oil spying scandal update | Dear Kitty. Some blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s