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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, May 02, 2011

STRIKE May 2011: Day Day 2 eve - to be continued

May 2 eve

We stand on the corner of Georgia and Sonoma Blvd (rt 29), holding our banners and waiting for everyone to catch up. We are joined by a couple other folks.

An old white man pulls over to the curb, jumps out of his truck, holding shaking hands out in front of him, as he shouts "If we make corporations pay taxes, they will leave California". Mishua speaks calmly to him, giving him the real picture of what is happening w/corporations - he ends up shaking her hand, repeating 2/3's of corporations pay no taxes, taking all our hand outs, smiling and rushing back as he calmly got into his truck and drove away.

We march 2.2 miles up Sonoma Blvd to the site of the homeless encampment at the burned down abandoned luxury car dealership... to be continued


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