Bill Hughes

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A Town Hall meeting was convened at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, in Baltimore, MD, on Monday evening, September 26, 2011. It featured various speakers, with Peace & Justice activist, Max Obuszewski serving as the moderator. To learn more about funding our communities and bringing the war dollars home, go to: http://ourfunds.org/.

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Activists staged a demonstration on Monday evening, September 26, 2011, in front of the Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. building in down town Baltimore, MD. The utility giant announced it intends to increase its rates to customers. Supposedly, it will do so, in order to "pay for part of the $81 million [it] spent to clean up after Hurricane irene," according to the press release of the "All Peoples Congress" organization. Featured in this video are activists Sharon Black and Marvin "Doc" Cheatham.

 

Remember Troy Davis. Remember who killed him.

An 11th-hour protest demonstration to stop the execution of Troy Davis was held in Baltimore, MD, on Tuesday evening, September 20, 2011, at 4806 York Road. Mr. Davis is on Death Row in the state of Georgia. Its Board of Pardons and Paroles denied his bid for clemency on September 19th. Mr. Davis is scheduled for execution on September 21st, at 7 PM. The former head of the FBI, William S. Sessions, who is also an ex-Federal Court Judge, strongly advocates a stay of execution.

A roundtable discussion was held on September 12, 2011, at Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C. It featured the People's Lawyer, Ralph Nader. He brought up his concern about the "epidemic of self-censorship" in the country leading up the launching of the illegal and immoral Iraq War by the Bush-Cheney Gang. Mr.

Pope Benedict XVI and three other high-ranking Vatican officials were named as defendants in a Complaint filed on September 13, 2011, with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Amsterdam. The unprecedented action was initiated by the victims of sexual abuse by the clergy. They charged the Vatican officials with covering up and "allowing the rape, sexual violence, and torture" of children.

A protest rally to stop the execution of Troy Davis was held in Baltimore, MD, on Friday evening, September 16, 2011, at Sharp & Pratt Streets. Mr. Davis is on Death Row in the state of Georgia. He is scheduled for execution on September 21st. To learn more about his controversial case and the need to take immediate action on his behalf, go to: http://www.amnestyusa.org/our-work/cases/usa-troy-davis


A roundtable discussion was held on September 12, 2011, at Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C. It featured Bruce Fein, an attorney and adjunct scholar with the American Enterprise Institute. Ralph Nader was on the panel and also served as the moderator for the event. It dealt generally with the "US government's reaction to 9/11." Mr. Fein said: "We are at the verge of despotism!" He was sharply critical of the US Congress, labeling its members as "weak and irresponsible." Mr. Fein also ripped the former Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), for not disclosing to the American people, via the "Speech and Debate Clause" of the Constitution, what she knew from the CIA about "torture, waterboarding and illegal surveillance." He said Rep. Pelosi acted like "a vassal, a serf," when she meekly followed the CIA's order to "shut-up" about the reported serial wrongdoings.

 

A roundtable discussion was held on September 12, 2011, at Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C. It featured Michael German, Policy Counsel to the ACLU on National Security, Immigration and Privacy. He was also a former Special Agent for the FBI. Ralph Nader was on the panel and served, too, as the moderator for the event. It dealt generally with the "US government's reaction to 9/11."

A roundtable discussion was held on September 12, 2011, at Busboys & Poets in Washington, D.C. It featured Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, US Army (ret), an ex-Chief of Staff to Secretary of State, Colin Powell. Ralph Nader was on the panel and also served as the moderator for the event. It dealt generally with the "US government's reaction to 9/11." Col.

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