Saturday, August 05, 2006

PeaceMakers In Iraq

      This is an update of last saturday's news about 'Troops Home Fast' going to Iraq and meeting with Iraqi Officials.   This is outstanding news, which I hope we learn more about in the near future.
THE JORDAN TIMES

Iraqi parliamentarians to discuss peace plan with anti-war hunger strikers

AMMAN (JT) - A group of American anti-war hunger strikers are scheduled to arrive in Jordan today to meet with Iraqi parliamentarians to discuss peacemaking in the war-ravaged country.

During the meeting, the Iraqi officials will brief the activists on a peace plan they have been working on at the National Reconciliation Conference held in Cairo last week. CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin said: "It is a breakthrough for the US peace movement to meet directly with Iraqi parliamentarians working on a peace plan. We hope to return to the US to build support for their plan."

After their meeting here, the activists will travel to Lebanon to obtain a first- hand view of the destruction caused by the Israeli offensive.

The trip is being sponsored by CODEPINK: Women for Peace and the human rights group Global Exchange.

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6 Comments:

Blogger Jenn of the Jungle said...

If they're on a hunger strike, how is it that they are able to be out and about. I can guarantee, not eating for even a day or two saps the strength.

Seems these strikers aren't following through on their promise to not eat. Makes me not believe a word they say.

Mon Aug 07, 01:56:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Jon said...

I just hope these peace nuts are portraying themselves as representatives of anything more than a nut group and that they don't represent the American People. That would be a grave misrepresentation and it would also be a violation of the law. They don't officially represent anything more than a group on nuts that think hunger strikes are a valid approach to attempt to sway opinions.

Wed Aug 09, 05:23:00 AM EDT  
Blogger fc said...

JOn and Jenn... what a combo... Jon... been firin' up the ford without opening up the garage door again jon... You are the delusional one thinking you are still a majority. I got news for you and Lieberman... You are a minority now Jon... tough shit... learn to live with it... The MAJORITY of the american people want our troops home and peace made in the Middle East. When are you going to realise that YOU are the minority now...? Hmmmm...?

Wed Aug 09, 09:27:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Jon said...

Sorry, to burst your stupid bubble you live in, but the conservatives still hold the majority and you brain dead liberals are behind.

Wed Aug 09, 08:55:00 PM EDT  
Blogger fc said...

Jon... Jon... That's just about what I thought... A 'C Student' sharing your luv with another 'C Student'... El Stupido leading the stupid... You ever see 'Forest Gump' --- Stupid is as Stupid does...

I could tell from several things you have posted here that you are not the smartest ol redneck in OK City but I did not expect you to come right out in black and white and make your self look ignorant. But then again, you don't know you are ignorant do ya Jon... Jon....

I guess I'll have to quit posting comments back to you... Don't want to pick on the mentally retarded...

Thu Aug 10, 10:39:00 AM EDT  
Blogger Jon said...

you liberals are all the same, you have no arguments so you turn to insulting and attacking people that comment on your blogs.

Fri Aug 11, 08:13:00 PM EDT  

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