Tag Archives: EWO

Thursday’s raid at Standing Rock

Has NOT broken the protest, and won’t. The Pigs want to beat people down, to make The People bow and worship their Corporate Masters and to reaffirm their delusions of superiority. The resistance grows with every heinous act of violence … Continue reading

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Agent Orange Blues

Recently Monsanto did for Bayer what Dupont and Dow had done to Monsanto and each other in a massive flustercluck. Passed the ball. Can’t play on one field anymore so they take the ball to another stadium. That’s a horrible … Continue reading

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The Great American Hero

America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses. –Woodrow Wilson Our understanding of history shapes our perception of the present, … Continue reading

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Score so far: Citizens groups taking action on “spill” BP standing around with thumbs up.. noses

The containment box proved to be a massive (literally) FAIL. One really different approach, using hair. No, seriously, the same principle where in northern spills, like the Exxon Valdez uncompensated Coprorate Screw-up, the local mammals would have oil caught on … Continue reading

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Iraq tells Blackwater to vamoose.

Not that Blackwater “has” quoted for relevance any employees there. They had employees there, the employees are still there, just technically don’t work for Blackwater. They were there, as Blackwater Employees, when the Blackwater Babykillers for hire blew away 17 … Continue reading

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Fecal material update…

We know the Neo’s have been busy this past couple of weeks. They’re building up to a Perfect Storm, the crisis to top all crises, scheduled for day after tomorrow.   It’s no coincidence that GW signed the executive order … Continue reading

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Another local political rally shot down in flames

According to the Omygodzette, The City Fathers of Cripple Creek starting putting so many restrictions on the Annual Veterans Memorial Bike Rally, the usual organizers for the event said freak it, and are moving the Rally to Winter Park. Everybody … Continue reading

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Our city’s rejection of the EWO memorial, clarified

May I address City Staff Liaison Bob Stovall’s assertion in the Gazette that, contrary to what was reported, the City of Colorado Springs was willing to host the Eyes Wide Open 2,757 boot memorial? I represented the Justice and Peace … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Open for friends only

An Air Force soldier participated in our candlelight vigil tonight. A vigil held at the Colorado Springs Eyes Wide Open Exhibit, for the lives lost in the Iraq War. He spoke about losing a close friend, and about his friends … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Open Minus 279

Why don’t we reflect on the 279 US soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan, too? I think it simply because the AFSC/ Quakers almost universally vote Democratic Party. They don’t want the public to ‘reflect on the true costs … Continue reading

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Denver not Colorado Springs

The Eyes Wide Open exhibit is in Denver. The 2,700 boots span the green between City Hall and the State Capitol Building. The news reports that the memorial was not as welcomed in Colorado Springs.   A friend of mine … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Open exhibit coming October 12-13

We’ve asked the Colorado Springs City Council for the use of Memorial Park for this memorial. We’ve also asked for a formal city proclamation, that October 12 and 13 be officially declared “days of reflection on the human cost of … Continue reading

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