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SPC Statement

Letter Calling for Closure of Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility

By 01/11/2007 - 18:00

Congressman James T. Walsh
Senator Charles Schumer
Senator Hillary Clinton
Federal Bldg.
Syracuse, New York 13261

Hand delivered

Re: Guantanamo Bay

Dear Congressman Walsh:

We come to your office today to express our shame and outrage that the Bush Administration -- with Congressional complicity -- maintains its illegal and immoral prison at the US Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Further, we are here to demand that, as our elected representative, you do all in your power to close that vile facility.

SPC Statement

The Surge to Nowhere

By Jessica Maxwell, Published in the Syracuse Post Standard
Wed, Jan 2, 2008

The recent interview with General Petraeus (December 23) was typical of mainstream media coverage of the surge: superficial, shortsighted and soft. Discussions of tactical military gains dominate with little attention to the big picture—the one that counts. The only war the Bush administration has any chance of winning with the surge is the information war it’s waging here at home.

SPC Statement

THE ELECTIONS ARE OVER: NOW WHAT?

Thu, Nov 20, 2008

Okay. We can take a deep breath. Exhale. Close our eyes and even smile…for a few minutes. Many people worked long and hard to achieve this moment. While we applaud the end of the Bush dynasty, it's clear that the US Empire lives on.

SPC Statement

The Elections Are Over, Now What?

Sat, Nov 15, 2008

Okay. We can take a deep breath. Exhale. Close our eyes and even smile…for a few minutes. Many people worked long and hard to achieve this moment. While we applaud the end of the Bush dynasty, it's clear that the US Empire lives on.

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