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Work 4 Peace,Hold All Life Sacred,Eliminate Violence! This is my often neglected blog mostly about my travels across country in my mobile billboard truck as I attempt to engage in dialogue with people in hopes to wake us up and inspire action to change our country and communities and selves. And it is froth with my opinions, insights, analyses toward that end of holding all life sacred, dismantling the empire and eliminating violence while creating the society and life we want

Monday, November 06, 2006

we're baaacccckkkk - slt - to be continued

we get to slt way after 9:00p.m. - finally we get to eat & catch the end of a peace activist meeting - we're off to scout out a good place to start the day tomorrow, election day, with a get out the vote WITS

nevada city bound - to be continued

several young women from local college join with several cp'ers and peace & justice folks to make a big protest this day before the election.

if half the folks that pass us show out tomorrow, we will WIN! 99.9% positive reaction.

police chief walks by, being friendly good ole boy. he gets to the last pair of shoes & jokingly asks how much these will cost him? fury steels my tongue as i retort "a murdered iraqi civilian". he is abashed, turns red, and shuffles away.

we make a circle to end the protest. rae is very inspiring, we are so pumped up - we do natalie's exercise - everyone take a step in: this is the circle of activists - the ones who are going to work to end war. everyone take one more step in: this is the circle of organizers - the ones who are going to lead us into ending war.

off to placerville again to be continued

rae & i are heading out - denny's in placerville this time. denny's manager is furious, demanding we leave her property - my truck is parked in the lot. i do move it, police are called.

denny's denies us entrance. doolittle shows - won't take shoe