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Five peace activists blockaded six buses outside Fort Hood

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From: Susan Serpa
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 20:54:22

Ft. Hood Military Protest Redeployment - Today!

Aug. 23, 2010 (KILLEEN, TX) - Five peace activists successfully blockaded six buses carrying Fort Hood Soldiers deploying to Iraq outside Fort Hood's Clarke gate this morning at around 4 a.m. While the activists took the width of Clarke Rd. and slowed the buses to a halt, police made no arrests, but instead beat the activists out of the streets using automatic weapons and police dogs so the deploying Soldiers could proceed.

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 7:44 PM, Susan Serpa > wrote:

http://www.dailykos.com/user/uid:66240
Update - The military has taken the highly unusual decision to deploy the 3rd ACR in the middle of the night, tonight, under cover of darkness. The protesters have stated they will confront the deployment with "radical, direct action" whatever the hour. See latest update video below. If you keep your computer on tonight with this page up it will automatically play when broadcast recommences.

On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 6:35 PM, Susan Serpa > wrote:

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/8/22/895367/-Live-from-Ft...

Live streaming of this historic event begins at 6 pm today, Sunday Aug. 22, 2010.
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/5454933

Live from Ft. Hood, Webcast of Protest Against 3rd Armored Cav Redeployment

by Ralph Lopez

Sun Aug 22, 2010 at 01:21:35 PM PDT

Using webcam technology, the anti-war soldier's coffee house outside of Ft. Hood, Texas is providing video updates and webcasting live the protest against redeployment of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment this month to Iraq. Protesters include active-duty soldiers (off-duty), veterans, soldiers families and supporters. Ft. Hood is the largest military base in the nation.
The Under the Hood Cafe website reads:
As corporate media heralds the end of combat forces in Iraq, Fort Hood is deploying 3,000 troops to Iraq from the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment. Many of them have been deemed "undeployable" due to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other conditions resulting from previous deployments during this decade of warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan...
Several upcoming events are aimed at peeling back the mass deception surrounding "the end of combat operations."
1:30 pm, Sunday, August 22, Killeen. There will be a peaceful march to the East Gate of Fort Hood protesting the deployment of additional troops to Iraq and drawing attention to the numbers being sent who are suffering from conditions that should render them "undeployable." Participants should gather at Under the Hood, 17 S. College, Killeen by 1:00 pm.
Please tune in and sign in to the live chatroom on the webcast page to join the discussion and show your support. NOTE: Look for the live action webcast to begin around 6pm EDT.

Live chatroom from webcast page
Several upcoming events are aimed at peeling back the mass deception surrounding "the end of combat operations."
1:30 pm, Sunday, August 22, Killeen. There will be a peaceful march to the East Gate of Fort Hood protesting the deployment of additional troops to Iraq and drawing attention to the numbers being sent who are suffering from conditions that should render them "undeployable." Participants should gather at Under the Hood, 17 S. College, Killeen by 1:00 pm.
Please tune in and sign in to the live chatroom on the webcast page to join the discussion and show your support. NOTE: Look for the live action webcast to begin around 6pm EDT.
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/5454933
Live webcast (when "on air," hit circular "refresh" button in lower left-hand corner)

Live chatroom from webcast page

Susan C. Paine Serpa
Facilitator, Northeast Indictment Coalition
Coordinator, National Accountability Action Network
617-599-5195
neimpeach@gmail.com



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Wait, I thought the Iraq War was over??

"Five peace activists successfully blockaded six buses carrying Fort Hood Soldiers deploying to Iraq outside Fort Hood's Clarke gate this morning at around 4 a.m. "

Lol @ the media spectacle last week that was promoting the idea that the war in Iraq was over, but we would still be leaving 50k troops in Iraq..

This is totally wrong. This

This is totally wrong. This is typical of the "peace activists" of the Vietnam era. We need to support our military. We want them on our side.

The demonstrations should be against our politicians, and their masters at the Council on Foreign Relations. Our soldiers are just following orders they received to deploy.

When people who claim to be interested in peace attack our military, or our nation, their credibility is destroyed. Our military and our police exist to protect us. We need to see that they are not misused.

Our problem is not with the military, it is with criminals who for the most part, never served. Before you get involved in something like this, you need to understand the situation.

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