FUNNY. Nothing like watching unwitting supporters of taxes collide with those who have a different idea of what constitutes theft. "There's nothing fair about taxation. That's like saying some theft is fair."
Ahhhh,... 'cause they can :)
On June 5, 1989, one day after the Chinese army's deadly crushing of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protest in Beijing, a single, unarmed young man stood his ground before a column of tanks on the Avenue of Eternal Peace.
An Iraq war veteran will be kicked out of the Marines with a general discharge after he wore his uniform [a lie] during an anti-war demonstration, the military announced Wednesday.
The House of Commons and No 10 Downing Street are among 16 "protected sites" designated by the Home Secretary, John Reid, in a bid to crack down on protesters. New criminal powers will make it an offense punishable by up to six months i
The three-member panel at a Marine command center in Kansas City recommended that 25-year-old Marine Cpl. Adam Kokesh be given a general discharge -- one step below an "honorable discharge" and a reflection of "significant negative**QQ
Kokesh's anti-war activity and his correspondence with Marine investigators has rankled the military enough that it is working to revoke the veteran's "honorable discharge" designation.
Citizen-driven antiwar campaigns have intensified recently, timing their efforts so lawmakers returning home this week during a congressional recess will feel pressured by an increasingly restless electorate wanting to change course in Iraq.
It has been a tough couple of weeks for the U.S. anti-war movement, but Ohio military mom Rosemary Palmer believes she already can see the beginning of the end of the Iraq war. "People are frustrated with setbacks, I see that ... But I think it*
I was the darling of the so-called left as long as I limited my protests to George Bush and the Republican Party. Of course, I was slandered and libeled by the right as a "tool" of the Democratic Party. This label was to marginalize me and
Tom Wayne has amassed thousands of books in a warehouse during the 10 years he has run his used book store, Prospero's Books. Wayne began burning his books in protest of what he sees as society's diminishing support for the printed word.
The first conclusion is that I was the darling of the so-called left as long as I limited my protests to George Bush and the Republican Party. However, when I started to hold the Democratic Party to the same standards I held the Republican Party, sup
A former Democratic Party activist who left dog feces on the doorstep of U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave's Greeley office during last year's 4th Congressional District campaign was found not guilty of criminal use of a noxious substance. A jury de
How much does free speech cost? Exactly $17,674.06, according to Latino activist Armando Navarro, who received a bill from the city of San Bernardino. The tab stems from a March 17 pro-immigrant rally that attracted about 1,000 people.
Prosecutors said they would not pursue charges against two men who planted electronic devices around the city as part of a botched advertising campaign after the pair apologized for causing a bomb scare.
"The events of yesterday, with all (the training) that we do, should not have occurred," [the police chief] said at a tense news conference. "We should not be engaged in attacks on the media." [But apparently Hispanics are fair ga
The House may vote at any minute to regulate grassroots citizens' organizations like DownsizeDC.org. We defeated these "citizen silencing" regulations in the Senate, but the forces of darkness are still hoping to snatch victory from the
Russian police clubbed and detained opposition protestors here after a peaceful demonstration against President Vladimir Putin, the second in two days resulting in mass arrests.
Recently unearthed police logs reveal a secret FBI intelligence unit helped detain a group of war protesters in a downtown Washington parking garage in April 2002 and interrogated them on videotape about their political and religious beliefs.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit against Ferndale, challenging the constitutionality of its police department's policy of ticketing antiwar protesters who hold signs encouraging motorists to honk.
Pittsburgh police hit, choke and arrest anti-war demonstrators protesting new marine officer recruiting station in Shadyside. What happened yesterday was an attack on our ability to continue regular pickets. If we lose the space to be in front of the
Iraq war protester Cindy Sheehan urged President Bush to "end this madness" in Iraq in a march toward Bush's ranch. Sheehan, a vocal protester of the war since her soldier son, Casey, was killed in Iraq in 2004, also expressed disappoin
The priests were arrested on November 19, 2006 at Ft. Huachuca, in Sierra Vista Arizona after they knelt to pray on the road approaching the gate to the fort. The DOD described the protest as a “credible threat” to national security. Counter-proteste
The city of Seattle will pay $1 million to WTO protesters who were arrested in Westlake Park seven years ago and will clear their records, in a settlement announced today. The money will cover the plaintiffs' legal fees, with the rest divided amo
Here are some photos from the March 19 "Defund the War" rally at Speaker Pelosi’s office (taken by and thanks to Malcolm Garris). The audio of the rally is available here.
Members of the anti-war group CODEPINK were arrested outside the office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) following an announcement they would take over the office. They planned to hold a “Pin the war on the Donkey” demonstration.
Peace activists armed with poetry occupied the Capitol Hill office of Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.), chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, to protest Democrats’ support for a bill funding the Iraq war.
CODEPINK's Desiree Fairooz interrupts Hillary Clinton Fundraiser with the "Why, Why, Hillary Why?" song to the tune of "American Pie" as another CODEPINK protester Jodie Evans gets dragged out by 3-4 secret service officers. [
Grand Rapids police say they arrested four people for noise and hindering officers. Another rally in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park attracted anti-war protesters and counter-protesters. One person told Newschannel 3, "It's going to come dow
Members of a local peace group say they'll risk possible arrests and fines today by refusing to take out $1 million in liability insurance being demanded by the city of Union Gap. Members of the Yakima Valley Peace Advocates Network, who plan