Tag Archives: Plaza of the Rockies

Springs congressman Doug Lamborn tells citizens he answers to private propertied constituents not to public

COLORADO SPRINGS- Local citizens have had plenty to protest with Congressman Doug “Obama is a Tar-Baby” Lamborn, so now the Tea Party bigot has put up a sign, NO PROTESTING. Lamborn declined to meet with community leaders from the NAACP … Continue reading

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Opposing war is not a crime: stop FBI suppression of antiwar activists JAN 25

COLORADO SPRINGS – JANUARY 25 – Protest the recent FBI raids and the DOJ grand jury subpoenas aimed at intimidating members of antiwar and Palestinian rights groups. Join Coloradans For Peace and compatriots beneath the windows of the FBI field … Continue reading

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St Patricks Day Parade photos

COLORADO SPRINGS- Peace contingent in St Patrick’s Day parade. (Click on images to see larger crop.) Devon decorates last minute stand-in for the Bookmobile. Assembling at staging area, last position. Dancers, as MaryLynn and Dave look on. Layla and Andy … Continue reading

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JUST SAY NO to the WS Bailout Bandits

MEET -AFTER WORK- TUESDAY at the corner of SMITH BARNEY and MORGAN STANLEY, where DAIN RAUSCHER meets BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON at the Plaza of the Rockies Building. That’s where Colorado Springs needs to voice its objections to a bailout for … Continue reading

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Local black man made to take his hat off

COLORADO SPRINGS- An early Pikes Peak Region African American settler is commemorated with a statue in downtown Colorado Springs. A plaque explains that William Seymour was one of many freed slaves who moved west after the Civil War. The statue … Continue reading

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Storming Plaza of the Rockies

COLORADO SPRINGS- MOVE-ON.ORG “NO ESCAL-ACTION”

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Ask Senator Allard to vote against escalation

There’s another action planned for the PLAZA OF THE ROCKIES, organized by MoveOn.org, to present petitions to urge Senator Allard to resist President Bush’s ESCALATION plan.   The event will be a press conference starting at noon on Wednesday. There … Continue reading

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Closed door policy at Senator Allard’s

This is building security manager Del Suhr blocking our way to Senator Wayne Allard’s office in the Plaza of the Rockies. He told us, in less civil words, what we didn’t understand about Iraq, that we were unpatriotic, that we … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of the Christian Peacemaker Team?

Lock up your daughters, it’s the Christian Peacemaker Team delegation!   By now the story is out about our visit to Senator Allard’s office today, particularly the effort we encountered to thwart our visit. I’ll recap. After holding our daily … Continue reading

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