la Vista, Karl Rove!
have to admit, it is very gratifying to watch the Republican machine
crumble. White House counselor Dan Bartlett, budget director Rob
Portman, White House chief attorney Harriet Miers, Defense Secretary
Donald Rumsfeld all resign and now political advisor and White House
Chief of Staff Karl Rove (affectionately known to his friends as
"Turd Blossom") bites the dust. He even made reference
to us during a recent interview on Air Force One, saying the Democrats
need to appeal to activists like the "Pink
is the time for us Pink Ladies to step up our efforts and really
can't just sit around and wait for more Republicans to drop like
flies, or wait for the Democrats to come crawling on bended knee.
believe Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should be the next to
go.CODEPINK has been a regular
presence at every Gonzales hearing, demanding accountability
and ethical leadership, and each Monday and Friday, we stand outside
the US Department of Justice calling for his resignation (you can
see a YouTube video of one of our protests here.
Now, Rep. Jay Inslee (D-Wash) has introduced a resolution
calling for an impeachment inquiry of Gonzales and we
are happy to support this effort. Please
sign our petition to impeach Gonzales here and ask
your Congressperson to sign on.
need a whole slew of Pink Ladies in
DC this September to make our collective voice as loud as possible.
The month will be full of powerful actions: on September 4, CODEPINK
will be welcoming Congress back from their summer vacations with
a message of "No More Excuses! Lead us
out of Iraq NOW!"; on September 15th, we'll join a mass
march on Washington, and September 17th, we'll lead a People's March
through Congress. Click
here to find out about all of our planned September actions
and sign up to join us in DC.
you for helping us give DC the cleaning of its life!
peace and determination,
Desiree, Farida, Gael, Gayle, Jodie, Karin, Liz, Medea, Nancy, Pamela,
Patricia, Rae, Samantha, and Vanessa
While we're at it, let's get rid of Cheney, too! Look what has been
flying around the internet this week, watch
this video and you will see the administration knew what
a horror they would be creating by invading Iraq and did it anyway.
here to sign our Impeach Cheney petition.
For more of a look at CODEPINK in DC,
take a look at this recent New Republic profile, "Inside
CODEPINK: DC's Most Visible Anti-War Group."
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