People of the United States versus George Bush
(photos from three peace rallies)
October 6, 2002: San Francisco's Union Square
Reverend Cecil Williams, of Glide Memorial Church (San Francisco's largest
Church), preaching Peace on this Sunday and reminding us of the commandment,
"Thou Shalt Not Kill".
Bonnie Raitt, popular rock singer, denying Bush's claim that everyone agrees
with him: "Not in our name" will he seek unnecessary war.
In the center, an Ossama bin Laden poster: "I want you to invade
Iraq" because it can incite hatred between the peoples.
An image of George W. finally telling the truth!
So obvious -- so unacceptable!
The Bush doctrine can backfire because it does not address the root cause of
Below the department stores, Berkeley's "Magic Bus"
October 26, 2002: San Francisco's Market Street/Civic Center
(photos by Sarah)
Congresswoman Barbara Lee of Oakland/Berkeley calling for an end to the
reign of Bush.
A civilian target urges peace
The biggest threat to peace is the love of war power.
A high-ranking German official declared that Bush's tactic of war to
distract the voters is reminiscent of Hitler.
Bread for Peace (Berkeley Cheeseboard Collective, which shut down for the
day and urged customers to join the march)
Bush and Cheney riding a military rocket. Notice the "stars" in
the U.S. flag: logos for Shell Oil, Chrysler Automotive, AT&T, ChevronTexico
Can we trust the corporate-owned mass media?
Minnesota Senator Paul Wellstone, who died mysteriously, caused the Democrats
to lose that seat (50% vs 48%) on Nov. 5
Secretary of Defense or Offense?
Art is Harmless: War is Obscene (why did Ashcroft spend $100,000 of tax
payers money to hide the breast of the allegory of Justice?)
Our national security policy fills the bank accounts of political leaders
who have a long and recent history of funding Ossama Bin Laden ...
This poster had quotes from the President:
"I know how hard it is to put food on your family."
"We need to make the pie higher."
"I think we agree, the past is over."
"Make America what we want it to be—a literate country and
a hopefuller country."
"Teach a child to read and he or her will be able to pass a
"Rarely is the question asked: Is our children
"Natural gas is hemispheric. I like to call it hemispheric in
nature because it is a product that we can find in our neighborhoods."
"We want anybody who can find work to be able to find work."
"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like
it's some kind of federal program."
"It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in
"I understand small business growth. I was one."
"If you're sick and tired of the politics of cynicism and polls and
principles, come and join this campaign."
"Will the highways on the Internet become more few?"
"This is Preservation Month. I appreciate preservation. It's what
you do when you run for president. You gotta preserve."
"When I was coming up, it was a dangerous world, and you knew
exactly who they were. It was us vs. them, and it was clear who them was.
Today, we are not so sure who the they are, but we know they're there."
"They misunderestimated me."