“After decades of nurturing a culture of violent, racist abuse, Customs and Border Protection cannot be seen as just another working-class job. Like Hitler’s SS, we must see CBP not as a place where good people do bad things, but where bad people do bad things.”
“We can flood our years with sunshine — with the divine climate of kindness, and we can drain to the last drop the golden cup of joy.”
“We cannot continue fighting 31 simultaneous, unprovoked, expanding and unwinnable corporate extraction wars”
We make a difference. . We must find the courage to resist. We are under attack and it’s time we stand up and fight back. . http://www.jill2016.com/plan
“The minute we stand up, we are unstoppable. It’s time to forget the lesser evil and fight for the greater good.”…
“There is a power that can be created out of pent-up indignation, courage, and the inspiration of a common cause, and that if enough people put their minds and bodies into that cause, they can win.”
“Obama has governed like a right winger at home and abroad. And we are paying the price.”
“Sanders not only defends military contracts that benefit his constituents in Vermont, he also joined the 100 to 0 vote in the Senate to give unalloyed moral and political support to the state of Israel during its most recent bombing campaign against Gaza.”
“Hillary supports unending wars of choice and would continue the Bush-Obama-Clinton-Trump agenda. More war, munitions, bodies, and coffins… from across the globe, for the corporate bottom line and on our dime.”
“Now the chickens are coming home to roost, as other capitalist powers, great and small, begin to conclude that hitching themselves to the American juggernaut is the surest road to disaster.”
Attending these forums could mean life or death to some (literally) its an important opportunity to Make A REAL Difference!
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On April 2nd, the COAB will hold its first Public Hearing.
here is the rest of the story… ThePortlandAlliance.org/police Police Updates
The Portland Alliance
Speaking Truth to Power
Vol. XXXV, Number 1
January 2015 or http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/2015/January
“In Portland, Oregon on September 19th-21st, 2014.
The CMC will be a series of workshops, open-themed strategy sessions, and public events aimed at bringing together alternative and community media organizations, independent journalists and creative artists…”
“We must secure the peace, seek justice, reduce munitions, and preserve freedom while restoring civil rights at home, and international collaboration abroad. We can restore infrastructure, revitalize our people and build bridges to a sustainable future.”
“Unprovoked military aggression is a war crime under international law.
“Unless and until the Obama administration decides to end its unconditional backing for Israel’s right-wing government and instead support Israeli and Palestinian moderates, there will be no hope for peace.”
“The most violent element in society is ignorance. ”
― Emma Goldman
“We need independent, intelligent leaders with courage, vision, and values. “
Rice sanctioned the use of torture and has continued to defend it even after a top aide warned that she and her colleagues were violating the law.
Civil Rights are Human Rights!
Here’s the Newest Portland Alliance!